Latest Legislative News

General Assembly Session Begins January 9, 2013 (30 Day Session)

Crossover Day - Feb. 6, 2013

Session Ends - Feb. 23, 2013

Reconvene/Veto Session - April 3, 2013

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Constitutional Amendments

Self-Defense/Militia Weapons

Crimes and Offenses Generally

Hunting1: VDGIF &c.

Hunting2: Laws and permits


Military and Emergency Laws

Other Bills of Note on Colonial/Revolutionary History or the Constitution/Bill of Rights:

SB 137 Gunston Hall Administration.

This bill was filed to facilitate the removal of David Reese as the Director of Gunston Hall. David Reese Was Fired on April 19, 2012.

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General Track/Search for bills pending, and final outcome.

Committee Meeting Schedule

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How a Bill Becomes law

All Bills generally become law on July 1, after the meeting of the General Assembly.


Rules of the House of Delegates (2012-2013)


Rules of the Senate (2012)

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