State Governmental Relations at the University of Virginia

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 400227
Charlottesville, VA

Physical Address

O'Neil Hall

445 Rugby Road
Charlottesville, VA

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



2015 Regular Session


The 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly convened on Wednesday, January 14 and approved the 2015 Session Calendar. The session adjourned sine die on Friday, February 27, and will reconvene on Wednesday, April 15 to consider the Governor's vetoes and recommendations to bills passed during the Regular Session. View the 2015 Session key dates for additional deadlines.


For additional information including the 2015 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.


Amendments to the 2014-16 biennial budget were presented by Goverenor McAuliffe on December 17. 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.