Virginia General Assembly Adjourns; Immediately Calls Special Session - State and Federal Communications

February 28, 2011  •  

Virginia General Assembly Adjourns; Immediately Calls Special Session

Virginia State Capitol

The Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die on Sunday, February 27, 2011, one day after the originally scheduled sine die adjournment date. The Legislature voted to extend the session in order to finish work on the state budget. This is the sixth time in the last twelve years the Legislature has needed to extend the adjournment date, which includes having adjourned one day later than scheduled in 2010 as well.

Following adjournment, the General Assembly entered into a special session in order to consider drawing new legislative maps in response to the release of the 2010 Census numbers. The special session was immediately recessed until April 4, 2011.

Photo of the Virginia Capitol by Amadeust on Wikipedia.

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