VA 2020 Senate Sessions

Regular Session

The General Assembly meets annually, beginning on the second Wednesday in January, for 60 days in even-numbered years and for 30 days in odd-numbered years, with an option to extend annual sessions for a maximum of 30 days. The Senate of Virginia meet in the historic, working Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Special Session

The Governor may call a special session when it is deemed necessary or advisable, and must do so when petitioned by two-thirds of the members of both houses.

Reconvened Session

A reconvened session is held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of each regular or special session for the purpose of considering governor’s recommendations and vetoed legislation.

VA 2020 House Sessions

Regular Session

The General Assembly meets annually, beginning on the second Wednesday in January, for 60 days in even-numbered years and for 30 days in odd-numbered years, with an option to extend annual sessions for a maximum of 30 days. The Virginia House of Delegates meet in the historic, working Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Special Session

The Governor may call a special session when it is deemed necessary or advisable, and must do so when petitioned by two-thirds of the members of both houses.

Reconvened Session

A reconvened session is held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of each regular or special session for the purpose of considering governor’s recommendations and vetoed legislation.

VA 2020 House Committee Hearings

House Committees:

Agriculture, Chesapeake & Natural Resources

Appropriations

Communications, Technology and Innovation

Counties, Cities & Towns

Courts of Justice

Education

Finance

General Laws

Health, Welfare & Institutions

Labor and Commerce

Privileges & Elections

Public Safety

Rules

Transportation

 

VA Senate 2020 Committee Hearings

Senate Committees & Sub-Committees:

Companion Animals
Hemp
Menhaden

Energy
Health insurance

Certificate of Public Need
Health
Health Professions
Higher Education
Public Education

Capital Outlay
Claims
Economic Development and Natural Resources
General Government
Health and Human Resources
Higher Education
K-12 Education
Public Safety
Resources
Transportation

Gaming

Civil Law
Criminal Law

Charters

No Sub-Committees

ABC

No Sub-Committees

No Sub-Committees

2020 State of the Commonwealth Address

Who: Governor Ralph Northam
What: Annual address to Virginia senators, delegates, and supreme court justices
When: Jan. 8, 2020 – 7 to 8 pm (EST)
Where: Richmond State Capitol

Content from the original Virginia House of Delegates recording has not been edited in any way.

To view Governor Northam’s 2019 State of the Commonwealth Address, go this post. This post also has a transcript of the Governor’s address and articles about the address. Go to Ralph Northam’s post to learn more about the Governor.

Coming soon – transcript and articles on 2020 address

Virginia State SenateVA 2020 Senate Sessions

Regular Session

The General Assembly meets annually, beginning on the second Wednesday in January, for 60 days in even-numbered years and for 30 days in odd-numbered years, with an option to extend annual sessions for a maximum of 30 days. The Senate of Virginia meet in the historic, working Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Special Session

The Governor may call a special session when it is deemed necessary or advisable, and must do so when petitioned by two-thirds of the members of both houses.

Reconvened Session

A reconvened session is held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of each regular or special session for the purpose of considering governor’s recommendations and vetoed legislation.

Summary

Regular Session

The General Assembly meets annually, beginning on the second Wednesday in January, for 60 days in even-numbered years and for 30 days in odd-numbered years, with an option to extend annual sessions for a maximum of 30 days. The Senate of Virginia meet in the historic, working Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Special Session

The Governor may call a special session when it is deemed necessary or advisable, and must do so when petitioned by two-thirds of the members of both houses.

Reconvened Session

A reconvened session is held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of each regular or special session for the purpose of considering governor’s recommendations and vetoed legislation.

January 8-10

January 10, 2020
January 9, 2020
January 8, 2020

January 13-17

January 17, 2020
January 16, 2020
January 15, 2020
January 14, 2020
January 13, 2020

January 20-24

January 24, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 22, 2020
January 21, 2020
January 20, 2020

January 27-31

January 28, 2020
January 27, 2020

February 3-7

February 10-14

February 17-21

February 24-28

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Virginia House of DelegatesVA 2020 House Sessions

Regular Session

The General Assembly meets annually, beginning on the second Wednesday in January, for 60 days in even-numbered years and for 30 days in odd-numbered years, with an option to extend annual sessions for a maximum of 30 days. The Virginia House of Delegates meet in the historic, working Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Special Session

The Governor may call a special session when it is deemed necessary or advisable, and must do so when petitioned by two-thirds of the members of both houses.

Reconvened Session

A reconvened session is held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of each regular or special session for the purpose of considering governor’s recommendations and vetoed legislation.

Summary

Regular Session

The General Assembly meets annually, beginning on the second Wednesday in January, for 60 days in even-numbered years and for 30 days in odd-numbered years, with an option to extend annual sessions for a maximum of 30 days. The Virginia House of Delegates meet in the historic, working Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Special Session

The Governor may call a special session when it is deemed necessary or advisable, and must do so when petitioned by two-thirds of the members of both houses.

Reconvened Session

A reconvened session is held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of each regular or special session for the purpose of considering governor’s recommendations and vetoed legislation.

January 8-10

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020 – Post Recess

January 9, 2020

January 10, 2020

January 13-17

January 13, 2020

January 14, 2020

January 15, 2020

January 16, 2020

January 17, 2020

January 20-24

January 20, 2020

January 21, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 23, 2020

January 24, 2020

January 27-31

January 27, 2020 – Pt. 1

January 27, 2020 – Pt. 2

February 3-7

February 10-14

February 17-21

February 24-28

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VA 2020 House Committee HearingsVA 2020 House Committee Hearings

House Committees:

Agriculture, Chesapeake & Natural Resources

Appropriations

Communications, Technology and Innovation

Counties, Cities & Towns

Courts of Justice

Education

Finance

General Laws

Health, Welfare & Institutions

Labor and Commerce

Privileges & Elections

Public Safety

Rules

Transportation

 

Summary

House Committees:

Agriculture, Chesapeake & Natural Resources

Appropriations

Communications, Technology and Innovation

Counties, Cities & Towns

Courts of Justice

Education

Finance

General Laws

Health, Welfare & Institutions

Labor and Commerce

Privileges & Elections

Public Safety

Rules

Transportation

 

Agriculture, Chesapeake & Natural Resources

Agricultural, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee Meeting

Agricultural Subcommittee

January 15, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 29, 2020

Chesapeake Subcommittee

January 20, 2020

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

Natural Resources Subcommittee

January 22, 2020

January 29, 2020

January 31, 2020

February 5, 2020

Appropriations

Appropriations Committee Meeting

Appropriations Meeting – Jan 27

Capital Outlay Subcommittee

January 13 2020

January 20, 2020

January 27, 2020

Commerce, Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee

January 15, 2020

January 24, 2020

January 29, 2020

February 5, 2020

February 7, 2020

Compensation and General Government Subcommittee

January 14, 2020

January 21, 2020

January 28, 2020

January 31, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 4, 2020

February 7, 2020

Elementary and Secondary Subcommittee

January 24, 2020

January 29, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 5, 2020

February 7, 2020

Health and Human Resources Subcommittee

January 15, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 29, 2020

February 5, 2020

February 7, 2020

Higher Education Subcommittee

January 13, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 5, 2020

February 7, 2020

Transportation and Public Safety Subcommittee

January 13, 2020

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 7, 2020

Communications, Technology and Innovation

Communications, Technology & Innovation Committee Meeting

Communications, Technology & Innovation Meeting – Jan 27

 

Communications Subcommittee

January 20, 2020

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

Technology and Innovation Subcommittee

January 22, 2020

January 29, 2020

Counties, Cities & Towns

Counties, Cities & Towns Committee Meeting

Ad Hoc Subcommittee

February 6, 2020

Charters Subcommittee

January 23, 2020

January 30, 2020

Land Use Subcommittee

January 23, 2020

January 30, 2020

Courts of Justice

Courts of Justice Meeting – Jan 27

Civil Subcommittee

January 15, 2020

January 17, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 24, 2020

January 27, 2020

January 29, 2020

January 31, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 12, 2020

Criminal Subcommittee

January 15, 2020

January 17, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 24, 2020

January 27, 2020

January 29, 2020

January 31, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 5, 2020

February 6, 2020

February 7, 2020

Judicial Subcommittee

Currently no active agendas

Education

Education Committee Meeting

Education Committee Meeting 2

Education Committee Meeting – Jan 27

Post-Secondary & Higher Ed

January 22, 2020

January 29, 2020

February 3, 2020

Pre-K-12 Subcommittee

January 20, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 27, 2020

January 29, 2020

SOL and SOQ Subcommittee

January 20, 2020

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

Finance

Finance Committee Meeting

Subcommittee #1

January 20, 2020

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

Subcommittee #2

January 20, 2020

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

Subcommittee #3

January 24, 2020

January 31, 2020

General Laws

General Laws Committee Meeting

General Laws Committee Meeting 2

General Laws Committee Meeting – Jan 28

ABC/Gaming Subcommittee

January 14, 2020

January 21, 2020

January 28, 2020

February 4, 2020

Housing/Consumer Protection Subcommittee

January 16, 2020

January 23, 2020

January 30, 2020

February 6, 2020

Open Government/Procurement Subcommittee

January 14, 2020

January 21, 2020

January 28, 2020

February 4, 2020

Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process Subcommittee

January 16, 2020

January 23, 2020

January 30, 2020

February 6, 2020

Health, Welfare & Institutions

Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Meeting

Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Meeting – Jan 28

 

Behavioral Health Subcommittee

January 27, 2020

February 3, 2020

Health Professions Subcommittee

January 16, 2020

January 23, 2020

January 29, 2020

January 30, 2020

Health Subcommittee

January 21, 2020

January 28, 2020

February 3, 2020

Social Services Subcommittee

January 16, 2020

January 23, 2020

January 30, 2020

More Committees

Labor and Commerce

Labor & Commerce Committee Meeting

Labor & Commerce Committee Meeting 2

Labor & Commerce Committee Meeting – Jan 28

Subcommittee #1
January 21, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 4, 2020

Subcommittee #2
January 16, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 30, 2020
February 4, 2020

Subcommittee #3
January 23, 2020
January 30, 2020
February 4, 2020

Privileges & Elections

Privileges & Elections Committee Meeting

Campaign Finance Subcommittee
January 16, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 30, 2020

Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
January 27, 2020

Elections Subcommittee
January 21, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 4, 2020

Gubernatorial Appointments Subcommittee
January 22, 2020
January 29, 2020
February 5, 2020

Sub-Committee on Redistricting
February 6, 2020

Public Safety

Firearms Subcommittee
January 21, 2020
February 4, 2020

Public Safety Subcommittee
January 23, 2020
January 30, 2020
February 6, 2020

Rules

Rules Committee Meeting

Joint Rules
Currently no active agendas

Standards of Conduct Subcommittee
Currently no active agendas

Studies Subcommittee
January 29, 2020
February 3, 2020

Subcommittee #2
Currently no active agendas

Transportation

Transportation Committee Meeting

Transportation Committee Meeting 2

Transportation and Public Safety Subcommittee – Jan 27

Transportation Committee Meeting – Jan 28

Motor Vehicles Subcommittee
January 20, 2020
January 27, 2020
February 3, 2020

Subcommittee #4
Currently no active agendas

Transportation Innovation and General Topics Subcommittee
January 21, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 4, 2020

Transportation Systems Subcommittee
January 16, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 30, 2020

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VA Senate 2020 Committee HearingsVA Senate 2020 Committee Hearings

Senate Committees & Sub-Committees:

Companion Animals
Hemp
Menhaden

Energy
Health insurance

Certificate of Public Need
Health
Health Professions
Higher Education
Public Education

Capital Outlay
Claims
Economic Development and Natural Resources
General Government
Health and Human Resources
Higher Education
K-12 Education
Public Safety
Resources
Transportation

Gaming

Civil Law
Criminal Law

Charters

No Sub-Committees

ABC

No Sub-Committees

No Sub-Committees

Summary

Senate Committees & Sub-Committees:

Companion Animals
Hemp
Menhaden

Energy
Health insurance

Certificate of Public Need
Health
Health Professions
Higher Education
Public Education

Capital Outlay
Claims
Economic Development and Natural Resources
General Government
Health and Human Resources
Higher Education
K-12 Education
Public Safety
Resources
Transportation

Gaming

Civil Law
Criminal Law

Charters

No Sub-Committees

ABC

No Sub-Committees

No Sub-Committees

Agriculture, Conservation & Natural Resources

February 4, 2020

January 28, 2020

January 21, 2020

January 14, 2020

 

 

Companion Animals

January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020

Hemp

January 22, 2020
January 15, 2020

Menhaden

January 29, 2020

Commerce & Labor

February 10, 2020
February 9, 2020
February 3, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 20, 2020
January 13, 2020

 

 

 

Energy

January 29, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 20, 2020
January 13, 2020

Health Insurance

January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020

Education & Health

February 6, 2020
January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020
January 9, 2020

Certificate of Public Need

February 4, 2020
January 31, 2020

Health

February 4, 2020
January 28, 2020
January 21, 2020
January 14, 2020

Health Professions

January 31, 2020
January 24, 2020
January 17, 2020
January 14, 2020

Higher Education

February 3, 2020
January 27, 2020

Public Education

January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020
January 10, 2020

Finance and Appropriations

February 10, 2020
February 6, 2020
February 5, 2020
February 4, 2020
January 30, 2020
January 29, 2020
January 28, 2020
January 22, 2020
January 21, 2020
January 15, 2020

Capital Outlay

No available dockets

Claims

No available dockets

Economic Development and Natural Resources

No available dockets

General Government

No available dockets

Health and Human Resources

No available dockets

Higher Education

No available dockets

K-12 Education

No available dockets

Public Safety

No available dockets

Resources

No available dockets

Transportation

No available dockets

General Laws & Technology

February 5, 2020
January 29, 2020
January 22, 2020
January 15, 2020

Gaming

February 4, 2020
January 23, 2020

Judiciary

February 10, 2020
February 5, 2020
February 3, 2020
January 29, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 22, 2020
January 20, 2020
January 15, 2020
January 13, 2020

Civil Law

February 3, 2020
January 27, 2020

Criminal Law

February 4, 2020
January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020

Local Government

February 10, 2020
February 3, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 20, 2020
January 13, 2020

Charters

January 27, 2020

Privileges & Elections

February 4, 2020
January 28, 2020
January 21, 2020
January 14, 2020
January 9, 2020

Rehabilitation & Social Services

February 7, 2020
January 31, 2020
January 24, 2020
January 17, 2020
January 10, 2020

ABC

January 28, 2020
January 21, 2020

More Committees

Rules

February 7, 2020
January 31, 2020
January 24, 2020

Transportation

February 6, 2020
January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020

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Featured Video Play Icon2020 State of the Commonwealth Address

Who: Governor Ralph Northam
What: Annual address to Virginia senators, delegates, and supreme court justices
When: Jan. 8, 2020 – 7 to 8 pm (EST)
Where: Richmond State Capitol

Content from the original Virginia House of Delegates recording has not been edited in any way.

To view Governor Northam’s 2019 State of the Commonwealth Address, go this post. This post also has a transcript of the Governor’s address and articles about the address. Go to Ralph Northam’s post to learn more about the Governor.

Coming soon – transcript and articles on 2020 address

Summary

Who: Governor Ralph Northam
What: Annual address to Virginia senators, delegates, and supreme court justices
When: Jan. 8, 2020 – 7 to 8 pm (EST)
Where: Richmond State Capitol

Content from the original Virginia House of Delegates recording has not been edited in any way.

To view Governor Northam’s 2019 State of the Commonwealth Address, go this post. This post also has a transcript of the Governor’s address and articles about the address. Go to Ralph Northam’s post to learn more about the Governor.

Coming soon – transcript and articles on 2020 address

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