Is there information on the Page Program?
Yes, go to Capitol Classroom
Middle School tab.
Q:How old do you need to be to serve as a Page?
A:Pages are between the ages of 13 and 14.
Can you define the word “amend”?
“Amend” is to change the word or meaning of a bill. Go to Capitol Classroom
and select a grade-level glossary to
learn the vocabulary used most often at the Virginia General Assembly.
How does a bill become a law in Virginia?
Excellent question! Go to Capitol Classroom
and select a grade level to learn how a bill becomes a law. It’s an
How can I visit the Capitol if I live too far to visit in person?
Visit us virtually! Go to our
virtual tours site.
What is a Chamber Presentation?
It is a one-hour program that allows students to sit at legislators’ desks and debate and vote on a bill. You get
to use the actual voting buttons! Visit Capitol Classroom for more information and reservations
Q:I’m 8 years old, how can I make a law?
A:It all starts with an idea. If you have an idea for a law have an adult help you contact your Senator and
Delegate. If they like it too, they will turn the idea in to a bill and maybe it will become a law.
Q:How much does a Capitol Tour or Chamber Presentation cost?
A:They are FREE!