March 14, 2016 •
Virginia General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die
The Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die on March 11, 2016, a day earlier than scheduled. Among its accomplishments is a new, two-year $105 billion budget and some adjustments to the new ethics rules passed last year.
If approved by the governor, lobbyists will file reports annually on July 1 for the preceding 12-month period, rather than the current semi-annual reporting, and items under $20 would be excluded from the definition of a gift.
Other, more extensive changes were proposed but were defeated in the House.
Photo of the Virginia State Capitol by Varmin on Wikimedia Commons.
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