HB 396 Invasive plants; Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations to control.
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Summary as introduced:
Invasive plants.  Instructs the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations for the control of invasive plants. The bill classifies invasive plants as belonging to one of two tiers, depending upon whether the plant is widely disseminated in Virginia. Any activity involving a tier 1 invasive plant would be prohibited without written approval, while the provision of tier 2 invasive plants to consumers by nurseries and landscaping services would be permitted if the provider were to clearly identify the plants as tier 2 invasive plants.

Full text:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100181D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100181D
01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/12  House: Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
01/25/12  House: Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013 by voice vote
02/01/12  House: Continued to 2013 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote