About the General Assembly

The Virginia General Assembly is the legislative body of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its bicameral body consists of the Virginia House of Delegates, with 100 members, and the Senate of Virginia, with 40 members.

Every year, the General Assembly convenes in the State Capitol building in Richmond, beginning 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. Learn more about the General Assembly by visiting virginiageneralassembly.gov.

Who’s My Legislator?

Not sure who your State Delegate or Senator is? Use the Who’s My Legislator? online tool to look up your legislator and find their contact information. Learn more >>

Bill and Committee Tracking

Use the Virginia Legislative Information System to look up and track specific bills and resolutions throughout session. You can also look up information about each legislative committee, including which members are assigned to each committee and meeting agendas. Learn more >>

You can also keep track of legislation related to the environment by using the Virginia Conservation Network’s bill tracker >> 

Live Session Video

Tune in to live video streams during session:

House of Delegates Chamber Video
House of Delegates Committee
Video Senate of Virginia Streaming


Find out when session begins/ends and learn about other important dates. Learn more >>


If you have questions about PEC’s work at the state level, please contact our director of state policy, Dan Holmes, at dholmes@pecva.org.

If you have general questions about the General Assembly, please visit virginiageneralassembly.gov.

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PEC’s Current Online Campaigns

Learn about our latest local/state advocacy campaigns at pecva.org/takeaction.