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March 26, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights March 26, 2018 After bills are approved by the legislature, they then go to the Governor for review.  He can sign the bill, suggest changes, or veto the bill.  If the bill was completed more than ten days before the end of session, the Governor has ten days for...

2018 General Assembly Wrap-Up
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2018 General Assembly Wrap-Up

After bills are approved by the legislature, they then go to the Governor for review. He can sign the bill, suggest changes, or veto the bill.

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January 30, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 30, 2018 The Virginia legislature is considering several bills that could impact adults and children with autism. HB 1311 (Collins) and HB 1369 (Plum) would have required insurance to offer coverage for persons with autism of any age.  Current law requires coverage until age 10.  Both bills were...

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January 8, 2018 – Legislative Highlight

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 8, 2018 The 2018 legislative session in Virginia will begin on January 10th at noon.  This is a “long” session meaning that the legislature plans to be in session for 60 days, rather than the 45 days of the “short” session that meets on odd-numbered years. During this...

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January 11, 2017 – Legislative Highlights

2017 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 11, 2017 The 2017 legislative session in Virginia opened today.  Committees and subcommittees of the House and the Senate will begin deliberation of proposed legislation almost immediately.    Committees post their meeting agendas, generally about 24 hours before their meeting.  So, if you are watching any legislation, it is...

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January 4, 2017 – Legislative Highlights

2017 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 4, 2017 The 2017 legislative session in Virginia will begin on January 11th at noon.  This is a “short” session meaning that the legislature plans to be in session for 45 days, rather than the 60 days of the “long” session that meets on even-numbered years. During the...