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Virginia

Virginia

Virginia (VA)


Capital: Richmond

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS
Population 2020
8,590,563
Population 2019 8,556,642
Population 2018
8,517,685
Population 2017 8,465,207
Population 2016 8,410,946
Below Poverty 2019 9.9
Below Poverty 2018 9.8
Below Poverty 2017 10.6
Below Poverty 2016 11
Employment – Population Ratio 2019 64.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
63.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 62.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 62.1
Unemployed 2020 4.9
Unemployed 2019 2.9
Unemployed 2018 3
Unemployed 2017 3.7
Unemployed 2016 4.1
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,613
STATE FACTS
Jamestown was the first English settlement in the U.S. It was also the first capital of Virginia.
Six Presidents’ wives were born in Virginia: Martha Washington, Martha Jefferson, Rachel Jackson, Letitia Tyler, Ellen Arthur, Edith Wilson.
The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg is the second oldest in the United States, it was founded in 1693.

 
 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
 Ralph Northam (D)
 Lieutenant Governor   Justin Fairfax (D)
 Attorney General Mark Herring (D)
 Secretary of the Commonwealth (Appointed) Kelly Thomasson (D)
 State Senate Control D – 21; R – 18
 State House Control D – 55; R – 45

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 9, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment February 23, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2018-2019)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Seven days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 30 days from adjournment
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date July 1 following adjournment

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations
Regulatory Guidelines

 

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

Trade Associations

  • Virginia Financial Services Association

 

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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