House of Delegates

Lower house of the the Virginia General Assembly consisting of 100 delegates who serve for a 2-year term. Each district represents about 80,000 citizens. Legislative sessions begin 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.

2018 Legislative Schedule

January 5, 2018: All requests for drafts, redrafts, and corrections of legislation creating or continuing a study to Legislative Services by 5:00 p.m.; All requests for redrafts and corrections for legislation to be prefiled to Legislative Services by 5:00 p.m. 

January 10, 2018:  Session begins

March 10, 2018: Session Ends


State Senate

Photo by N. Jongneel of The Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome

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