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Legislative History in Virginia


This guide is from the Library of Virginia, Virginia's repository for government, historical, and other scholarly and primary source materials. The guide is intended for researchers interested in locating information about the legislative history of Virginia. However, it is also useful for a more casual reader interested in knowing how legislative history is recorded. It's also a good guide for anyone wanting to dig a little deeper into the history of Virginia's legislative branch.

What is legislative history? How is it different in Virginia than in other places? Why is knowing a legislator's intent valuable in trying to examine legislative history?

Source: Library of Virginia, "Legislative History in Virginia," Library of Virginia (accessed April 13, 2009).

How to Cite This Source
"Legislative History in Virginia," in Virginia Civics, Item #465, (accessed January 19, 2022).
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