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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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Q:How do I find a Session Schedule?
A:At the beginning of each session, the General Assembly adopts a joint resolution to establish a schedule for the session. The schedule establishes various procedural items, including but not limited to dates for joint assemblies (when the Senate and House of Delegates meet together), deadlines for introduction of legislation, and deadlines for consideration of legislation by each chamber and its committees.
Q:How do I find out what time that session convenes and adjourns each day?
A:The Senate and the House of Delegates usually convene at12 noon each day. Depending upon the amount of business to be considered, both may convene earlier. There is no set time for adjournment for either chamber. Adjournment is determined by the amount of business before each chamber. Adjournment can be found by looking at the Senate and House Minutes or on the VASenate or VAHouse Twitter.
Q:How do I subscribe to a mailing list for interim studies?
A:Any interested person may request to be added to the mailing lists of House or Senate interim committee and study meetings by using a subscription form.
Q:How do I observe a committee meeting?
A:House and Senate Committee Meetings are open to the public. A complete listing of upcoming committee meetings is available online.
Q:How do I find out about the budget process in Virginia?
A:Information on the budget process may be obtained from the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance Committee. Each of these committees maintain websites that provide detailed information on the respective bodies budget procedures.In addition, the Legislative Information System (LIS) budget website to view pertinent session data that correspond to the current year budget bills and budget amendments. The Department of Planning and Budget's (DPB) also contains information helpful to the budget process.
Q:How do I find the status of a bill or resolution?
A:The status of legislation may be found by accessing the Legislative Information System (LIS). Information is stored in various formats and may be searched by different methods including subject, member, date of introduction, etc....
Q:How do I access the Constitution of Virginia, the Code of Virginia, or the Virginia Administrative Code?
A:Each of these resources may be accessed via the Legislative Information System (LIS).
Q:How do I obtain a copy of a law/chapter/act?
A:Copies of laws/chapter/acts from 1994 to the present may be accessed via the Legislative Information System (LIS) website.If you would like to obtain copies of laws prior to 1994, please contact the following offices: Senate Legislative Information and Constituent Services (LINCS) Office (804) 698-7410, information@senate.virginia.gov, and/or House of Delegates Information and Communication Services (ICS) Office (804) 698-1500 hics@house.virginia.gov.
Q:How do I find legislative data from previous years that is not on the Internet?
A:Legislative session data is available on the Legislative Information System (LIS) from 1994 to the present. If you are looking for legislation prior to 1994, please contact the following offices by telephone or email: Senate Legislative Information and Constituent Services (LINCS) Office at (804) 698-7410, information@senate.virginia.gov and/or House of Delegates Information and Communication Services (ICS) at (804) 698-1500, hics@house.virginia.gov.
Q:How do I find terms used in the General Assembly?
A:The terminology of the legislature is unique. The glossary of legislative terms provides the most often used terms encountered in the legislative process.

General Assembly Building Move News

New Location, Directions & More

  • The temporary General Assembly Building at 900 N. 9th Street in Richmond, VA

    Where is the new, temporary General Assembly Building? New Location and Directions

  • New joint committee rooms taking shape in Pocahontas Building
    New joint committee rooms taking shape in Pocahontas Building
  • The temporary General Assembly Building at 900 Main Street in Richmond, VA

    The General Assembly Building will be closed to the public by the end of June, 2017.

  • Committee room daises moving to the Pocahontas Building
    Committee room daises moving to the Pocahontas Building

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