League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area

"The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy."

Legislative Information

The links below provide on-line bill tracking as well as access to state and federal legislatures. For example, you can check what’s currently on the House of Representatives floor, access the laws of the United States, find a bill, amendment or debate, or find vote information by going to the U.S. House website below.

2018 Virginia Legislative Session:  The General Assembly session for 2018 begins on Wednesday, January 10, and runs for 8 weeks. On December 6, 2017, the League of Women Voters of Virginia held a “Pre-Session Roundtable” featuring speakers from 19 organizations and government agencies to review the potential challenges and opportunities in legislation this session.  Use this link: LWV Presession Roundtable notes 2018-1 to access email lists as well as follow these organizations on social media.  This will enable you to get “Alerts” when people are needed to take actions and make phone calls “in support of” or “against” specific legislation going up for vote.  [Many thanks to LWV CVA member Kate Bird for preparing this excellent resource!]

On-line Bill Tracking

For up-to-date information about the 2017 Legislative session, including finding committee members, or the budget, go to Virginia Legislature Information System

To track bills at the federal level, go to The Library of Congress THOMAS

Other Legislative Resources

For information about the Virginia General Assembly, go to Virginia General Assembly

For information about the U.S. Senate, go to United States Senate

For information about the U.S. House of Representatives, go to United States House of Representatives


Date/Time: Wednesdays, January 17, 24, 31 at 8:30 to 9:30 am
Event: LWV VA Women's Legislative Roundtable (WLRT)
Place: Credit Union House of Virginia, 108 N 8th St, Richmond
Contact: For further information, go to lwv-va.org
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 17, 1:30 - 3 pm
Event: LWV CVA Natural Resources Committee Meeting
Place: University Village - 500 Crestwood Dr. Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Sally Thomas, 295-1819
Date/Time: Sunday, January 21, 2 - 3:30 pm
Event: LWV CVA Sunday Seminar: A Discussion of Firearms Safety
Place: CitySpace, 100 5th St NE, Downtown Mall, Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Natalie Testa, 589-4067
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 24, 9:30 am
Event: International Relations/Federal Govt Committee Mtg
Place: Home of Jean Minehart, 1714 Yorktown Dr 971-1801
Contact: For further information, contact Natalie Testa, 589-4067
Date/Time: Saturday, January 27, 1:30 pm
Event: LWV CVA Finance Drive Launch
Place: Westminster Canterbury, Main Bldg, Bishop Conference Room, Pantops
Contact: For further information, contact Kerin Yates, 964-1840

League of Women Voters
of the Charlottesville Area
1932 Arlington Blvd, Room 111
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone:   (434) 970-1707
Email:  lwv@lwv-cva.org

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