Lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced, killed and passed hundreds of pieces of legislation during the 2017 General Assembly Session.
It is unlawful for an individual to smoke in a motor vehicle, whether in motion or parked, when a minor under the age of eight is visible in the motor vehicle. This is a second offense, however, this violation of this section is punishable by a civil penalty of $100.
As a result, Governor Terrence R. McAuliffe has signed hundreds of changes to Virginia’s laws that will go into effect on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Changes to Virginia’s new laws include child care, transportation, medical marijuana, campus sex assault, social media, breastfeeding and commerce and trade, to name a few.
Click here to view a summary of changes to Virginia’s laws prepared by the staff of the Division of Legislative services.
June 27: This Day in Black Music History
1. Paul Laurence Dunbar1 of 21
2. Elmo Hope2 of 21
3. Big Moose Walker3 of 21
4. George Braith4 of 21
5. Louis Risbrook5 of 21
6. Jackie Wilson6 of 21
7. The Orioles7 of 21
8. Lonnie Johnson8 of 21
9. The Valentinos9 of 21
10. The Jackson Five10 of 21
11. Barney Bigard11 of 21
12. Rick James12 of 21
13. Whitney Houston13 of 21
14. Charles Tyler14 of 21
15. Michael Jackson World Tour15 of 21
16. Debra Hurd aka Deah Dame16 of 21
17. Prez 'Kidd' Kenneth17 of 21
18. Bruce Edward Broadus18 of 21
19. The Fugees19 of 21
20. Gabi Wilson20 of 21
21. Fayette Pickney21 of 21