The 2017 General Assembly is heading rapidly toward its scheduled adjournment sine die on Saturday, February 25. Surviving bills are either on the House or Senate floors, under negotiation in conference committees, or on the way to Governor Terry McAuliffe for approval. The last day for committee action on legislation was Monday, February 20, and the last day to place bills in conference is Thursday, February 23. The major bill of interest in conference is the budget. Conferees met over the weekend and it is possible that the conference report may be available sometime on Wednesday, February 22. The House Conferees this year are Delegates Jones, Cox, Landes, O’Bannon, Greason, and Torian. The Senate Conferees are Senators Norment, Hanger, Saslaw, Howell, Newman, Ruff, and Wagner.
VACo Contact: Katie Boyle