2015 General Assembly
The 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly will convene on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.
information including daily House and Senate convene and adjourn times can be found at each body's respective
twitter accounts, @vahouse and @vasenate.
There is a wealth of information about the General Assembly members and Session in the subsequent tabs. For your convenience,
the links below will take you directly to most frequently accessed pages.
House Member Listings | Senate member Listings | Who’s My Legislator
House & Senate Current Status | House Video | Senate Video
LIS Meeting schedule | House Interactive Meeting schedule | Session Calendar / Deadlines
General Assembly Designated Dates | Legislative Information System (LIS)
Looking for legislation relevant to VCU? Visit the links below.
Bill Bucking for Education and Health Legislation
The Bucking Process
If you are designated as the legislative contact for your division, please anticipate the following during the General Assembly Session:
Email messages including proposed legislation will be sent to your inbox for review
Messages will be sent from the VP Government Relations account (firstname.lastname@example.org)
If needed, an action will be requested in the message (see examples)
Review of companion legislation
Proposed legislation may impact more than one division
Government Relations staff may follow-up with you to seek clarification or to obtain additional information
At “crossover” bill substitutes or amendments may be sent to you for review
New bills may be similar to legislation proposed during previous sessions
Office email – email@example.com
Office phone – (804) 828-1235
Questions regarding bill bucking, please contact Kendall Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 73890
University Bill Bucking Contacts by Division
VCUHS Bill Bucking Contacts by Division
Email Example #1 - FYI
Email Example #2 – Response Requested
Email Example #3 – Substitute/Amendment