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House of Delegates:
House adjourned sine die from the 2017 Regular Reconvened Session at 8:32 p.m. April 05, 2017. (4/6/17)

Senate of Virginia:
The Senate adjourned at 8:31 p.m., sine die. (4/6/17)

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Related Content / FAQs Tips

Q:Is there information on the Page Program?
A:Yes, go to Capitol Classroom then the 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.
Q:What is the state dog?
A:The American Foxhound. Go to Capitol Classroom to learn about the symbols and emblems of Virginia.
Q:Can you define the word “amend”?
A:“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.
Q:I’m a teacher. Do you have classroom resources?
A:Absolutely! Go to Capitol Classroom for publications, activities, puzzles, lesson plans, and how to book a tour and/or chamber presentation.
Q:How does a bill become a law in Virginia?
A: Excellent question! Go to Capitol Classroom and select a grade level to learn how a bill becomes a law. It’s an exciting process!
Q: How can I visit the Capitol if I live too far to visit in person?
A:Visit us virtually! Go to our virtual tours site.
Q:What is a Chamber Presentation?
A: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!

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