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.

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.

You can also keep track of legislation related to the environment with the Virginia Conservation Network’s bill tracker.

Live Session Video

Tune in to live video streams during session:

House of Delegates Chamber
House of Delegates Committee
Senate of Virginia


A lot goes on during session, and each session can vary in length. Check out the schedule to find important dates.


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.

PEC’s Current Online Campaigns

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