Rules Committee (House)

Senate Rules Committee


Meets on: the call of the Chair

Members: Eileen Filler-Corn (Chair) – Terry Austin – Lamont Bagby – Betsy Carr – Kirk Cox – Todd Gilbert  –  Charniele Herring – Terry Kilgore – Barry Knight – Alfonso Lopez – Delores McQuinn – Mike Mullin – Mark Sickles – Marcus Simon – Rip Sullivan – Luke Torian – Jeion Ward  – Vivian Watts

13 Democrats and 5 Republicans


  • Joint Rules
  • Standards of Conduct
  • Studies
  • Subcommittee #2



VA Legislative Information Systems (LIS), House Committee pages


Joint Rules

Meets on:  6th Floor Speaker’s Conference Room

Members:  Eileen Filler-Corn (Chair), Terry Austin,  Lamont Bagby,  Todd GilbertCharniele HerringTerry Kilgore,  Mike Mullin,  Marcus Simon

Filler-Corn (Chair),  Terry Austin, Lamont Bagby, Todd Gilbert, Charniele Herring, Terry Kilgore, Mike Mullin, Marcus Simon

Standards of Conduct Subcommittee

Meets on: the call of the Chair

Members:   Eileen Filler-Corn (Chair),  Betsy CarrKirk CoxBarry Knight,  Rip Sullivan,

Studies Subcommittee

Meets on:  the Call of the Chair –  6th Floor Speaker’s Conf. Room

Members: Mark Sickles (Chair), Terry Austin,  Lamont BagbyBetsy CarrTerry Kilgore,   Marcus Simon

Eileen Filler-Corn(Ex-Officio)

Subcommittee #2

Meets on: On the Call of the Chair

MembersBetsy CarrKirk Cox,  Barry Knight,  Rip Sullivan

Bills in committee

Bills in committee

HB 2244 – Family life education; curriculum guidelines, human reproduction (January 22, 2021)

  • Delegate LaRock sponsored a bill which requires the instruction on human reproduction contained in the Board of Education’s family life education curriculum guidelines to include the viewing of a video recording of an ultrasound of a live unborn human in the fetus.
  • Voted to lay bill on table 13 – Yeas 5 – Nays.

Bills reported out

HB 1990 – Criminal Justice legislation; racial and ethnic impact statements (January 22, 2021)

  • Delegate Aird sponsored a bill that which provides that the Chair of the House Committee for Courts of Justice may request the JLARC to review and prepare a racial and ethnic impact statement for a proposed criminal justice bill.
  • Voted to report bill and refer to Appropriations Committee 16 – Yeas 2 – Nays.

HB 1979 – Legislative staff development fund; establish (January 22, 2021)

  • Delegate Reld sponsored a bill which would create a legislative staff development fund in order to aid economic incentive.
  • Voted to report bill with substitute and refer to Appropriations Committee 13 – Yeas 5 – Nays.

HB 2213 – Gold; Secretary of Natural Resources, et al., to study mining and processing (January 22, 2021)

  • Delegate Guzman sponsored a bill which directs the Secretary of Natural Resources, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, and the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to conduct a study of the mining of gold in the Commonwealth.
  • Voted to report bill 13 – Yeas 5 – Nays.

HB 2271 – Universal health care (January 22, 2021)

  • Delegate Samirah sponsored a bill which enforces a contract for study of options for financing universal health care within the Commonwealth.
  • Voted to report bill with substitute and refer to Appropriations Committee 12 – Yeas 5 – Nays.

Bills passed


Joint Commission on Administrative Rules

Source: Webpage

To review existing agency rules or regulations and agency rules or regulations during the promulgation or final adoption process.

Code Commission

Source: Webpage

The Commission is charged with the responsibility of publishing and maintaining a Code of the general and permanent statutes of the Commonwealth. The Commission also has the responsibility of publishing and maintaining the Virginia Administrative Code.

House Ethics Advisory Panel

Source: Webpage

To inquire into any alleged violation of Articles 2 through 5 (§ 30-102 et seq.) of this chapter by any member of the respective house of the General Assembly in his current term or his immediate prior term. In addition to the other powers and duties specified in the Code of Virginia the Panel has the power to organize and preserve statements and reports filed with the Panel for a period of five years from the date of receipt.

Virginia Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation

Source: Webpage

To encourage and arrange conferences with officials of other states and other units of government; carry forward the participation of Virginia as a member of the Council of State Governments, both regionally and nationally; formulate proposals for cooperation between Virginia and other states; establish such committees as it deems advisable to conduct conferences and formulate proposals concerning subjects of interstate cooperation; monitor and evaluate the Commonwealth’s participation in interstate compacts; review, evaluate, and recommend suggested uniform state legislation; require, at its discretion, from any appointee representing Virginia on any interstate compact, commission, committee, or board, a report on that organization’s work and accomplishments; and review, evaluate, and make recommendations concerning federal policies that are of concern to the Commonwealth.

Legislative Support Commission

Source: Webpage

To supervise the printing and distribution of bills, resolutions, joint resolutions, House documents, Senate documents or other matters directed to be printed for use of the Senate or the House of Delegates and intended for temporary use, as well as the printing and distribution of House Journals, Senate Journals and the Acts of Assembly; to supervise the maintenance and operation of the General Assembly Building; to supervise and assist the Capitol Tour Guides; and to supervise the Capitol Police Force.


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