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Legislative History in Virginia

Provides resources that can be used to track pending legislation, discover the intent behind a bill, and trace the history of changes to a law

Websites

Books

Reports/Opinions of the Attorney General

  • Virginia. Office of the Attorney General. Report of the Causes of the Commonwealth... [title varies]. (Richmond,1849/50–2007). K62.V8 A24

Archival Resources

  • Virginia. Auditor of Public Accounts. Attorney General Opinions, 1781–1875. Acc. APA 87
  • Virginia. Office of the Attorney General. Opinions of the Office of the Attorney General, 1956–2009. Location: Remote storage. Call 804.692.3888 to confirm availability.

Search Tip: To locate opinions provided to specific agencies, search the Archives and Manuscripts collection in the catalog with the agency name in quotes (e.g.,"Virginia Land Office" opinions).