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 20
2. Elmo Hope2 of 20
3. Big Moose Walker3 of 20
4. George Braith4 of 20
5. Louis Risbrook5 of 20
6. Jackie Wilson6 of 20
7. The Orioles7 of 20
8. Lonnie Johnson8 of 20
9. The Valentinos9 of 20
10. The Jackson Five10 of 20
11. Barney Bigard11 of 20
12. Rick James12 of 20
13. Whitney Houston13 of 20
14. Charles Tyler14 of 20
15. Michael Jackson World Tour15 of 20
16. Debra Hurd aka Deah Dame16 of 20
17. Prez 'Kidd' Kenneth17 of 20
18. Bruce Edward Broadus18 of 20
19. The Fugees19 of 20
20. Fayette Pickney20 of 20