State Governmental Relations at the University of Virginia

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P.O. Box 400300
Charlottesville, VA

Physical Address

The Rotunda
NE Wing
Charlottesville, VA

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 Guide to the Legislative Process
 Glossary of Frequently Used Legislative Terms
 Archive of Past Legislative Sessions



2014 Regular Session


The 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly convened on Wednesday, January 8 and approved the 2014 Session Calendar. The session adjourned sine die on Saturday, March 8, and will reconvene on Wednesday, April 23 to consider the Governor's vetoes and recommendations to bills passed during the Regular Session. View the 2014 Session key dates for additional deadlines.


For additional information including the 2014 Session statistics, visit the LIS Web site.


State Budget (Budget Process Map)


The biennial budget is passed in even-numbered years to appropriate projected revenues for the next two fiscal years. In odd-numbered years, the budget must be amended to ensure that the budget remains balanced based on actual and updated revenue projections.


The 2014-16 biennial budget was presented by Goverenor McDonnell on December 16. For additional information on the 2014-16 budget, visit the State Budget Web site.


>Visit the Reports page for U.Va. Legislative Reports and Budget Analyses.