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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
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Dodson, E. Griffith (comp.). The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia 1885–1918.(Richmond) JK3930.A6 1960. Index of entries mostly in the House journals and partly in the Senate journals, including: resolutions, documents, reports, communications, addresses, etc.
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates. Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia [title varies]. (Richmond) J87.V6 c (1619–1859/60); J87.V7 c; (1861–1864/65); J87.V9 c (1865– )
Virginia. General Assembly. Senate. Journal of the Senate of Virginia [title varies]. (Richmond) J87.V6 b (1777–1859/60); J87.V7 b (1861/62–1864/65); J87.V9 b; (1865/66–2014)
Library of Congress. Records of the States of the United States of America: [Virginia, 1727–1869: A.1b Journals of the House of Burgesses and the House of Delegates]: A Microfilm Compilation. (Washington, 1949). Film 331
Library of Congress. Records of the States of the United States of America: [Virginia 1776–1869: a.1a Journal of the Senate]: A Microfilm Compilation. (Washington, 1949). Film 332
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates. Rough Journals of the House of Delegates. (1910– ). Acc. 24242 and other locations.
Virginia. General Assembly. Senate. Rough Journals of the Senate of Virginia. (1918, 1948– ). Acc. 36459 and other locations.