On January 11th, the 2023 Virginia General Assembly gaveled into a 46-day “short session”. Republicans hold all three statewide offices (Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General) and a 52-48 majority in the House of Delegates. Democrats hold a 22-18 majority in the Senate.

The key dates of the session:

  • January 11 – General Assembly session convenes
  • January 20 – Bill cut-off (last day to introduce bills and certain joint resolutions)
  • February 7 – Bill crossover (last day for each house to act on its own legislation)
  • February 25 – Session adjourns sine die
  • March 27 – Last day for Governor’s action on legislation
  • April 12 – Reconvened session

AIA Virginia’s Legislative Priorities

AIA Virginia did not introduce any legislation this year, but we will be closely following legislation related to Resiliency, Comprehensive Regional Planning, Professional Licensure, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Affordable Housing, and the Virginia Public Procurement Act.

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