April 21, 2015 •
Virginia General Assembly Adjourns After Finalizing Ethics Bill
Lawmakers met one final time Friday, April 17 to finalize the ethics reform bill passed at the close of the legislative session. Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposed an amendment to change the gift limit from $100 per gift, but allowing an unlimited number of such gifts, to a $100 aggregate limit from any one source.
After correcting a drafting error in the amendment, both chambers unanimously passed the measure. The new limits go into effect on January 1, 2016.
After completing work on the bill, the General Assembly adjourned sine die.
Photo of the Virginia State Capitol by Varmin on Wikimedia Commons.
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