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Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on - To review existing agency rules or regulations and agency rules or regulations during the promulgation or final adopt...
Aerospace Advisory Council - To advise the Governor, the Joint Commission on Technology and Science, and the Secretaries of Commerce and Trade, Te...
Aging, Commonwealth Council on - To promote an effective, coordinated approach to meeting the needs of older Virginians.
Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws, Joint Subcommittee to Study - The House Committee on General Laws and The Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission - Assist people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorder and their caregivers.
Appalachian Region Interstate Compact Commission - 1.To study, develop, and promote a plan for the design, construction, financing, and operation of interstate faciliti...
Autism Advisory Council - To promote coordination of services and resources among agencies involved in the delivery of services to Virginians w...
Block Grants - To ensure the continued receipt of federal funds pursuant to the Preventive Health and Human Services Block Grant, th...
Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU) Authority Board of DIrectors - BVU Authority; Board powers, officers; broadband; FOIA. Reduces from nine to seven the number of directors on the Boa...
Broadband Advisory Council - The purpose of the Council shall be to advise the Governor on policy and funding priorities to expedite deployment an...
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Committee - Evaluate applications for and select recipients of the Brown v. Board of Education scholarships.
Capitol Square Preservation Council - The Council shall assess the architectural, historical, archeological and landscape features of Capitol Square and an...
Certificate of Public Need Reform, Joint Working Group on - Joint House and Senate Working Group on Certificate of Public Need Reform
Charitable Gaming Board - The purpose of the Board (within the executive branch of government) shall be to advise the Department of Agriculture...
Chesapeake Bay Commission - To assist the legislatures of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania in evaluating and responding to problems of mutual ...
Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund Advisory Committee - To advise the General Assembly on the expenditure of moneys received in the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund
Children's Services Act - To oversee the administration of Office of Children's Services and make such decisions as may be necessary to carry o...
Child Support Guidelines Review Panel - Review Child Support Guidelines established pursuant to § 20-108.2 H. The Panel shall determine the adequacy of the g...
Civics Education - The purposes of the Commission are to (i) educate students on the importance of citizen involvement in a representat...
Civil War Commission, Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American - To prepare for and commemorate the sesquicentennial of Virginia's participation in the American Civil War.
Coal and Energy, Virginia Commission on - To study all aspects of coal as an energy resource and endeavor to stimulate, encourage, promote, and assist in the d...
Code Commission - The Commission is charged with the responsibility of publishing and maintaining a Code of the general and permanent s...
Commonwealth Health Research Board - Provide financial support, in the form of grants, donations, or other assistance, for research efforts that have the ...
Community Integration Advisory Commission - To monitor the progress of all executive branch state agencies toward community integration of Virginians with disabi...
Crime Commission, Virginia State - Study, report and make recommendations on all areas of public safety and protection.
Criminal Justice Services Board - Supervisory board of the Department of Criminal Justice Services which is the planning and coordinating agency respon...
Criminal Sentencing Commission - To develop discretionary sentencing guidelines to achieve the goals of certainty, consistency, and adequacy of punish...
Disability Commission - To identify and recommend legislative priorities and policies for adoption or examination by the General Assembly in ...
District Courts, Committee on - Authorizing the appointment of substitute judges pursuant to § 16.1-69.14, authorizing the establishment of clerks' o...
Driver's License Suspension, Joint Subcommittee to Study Use of - Study; driver's license suspension for unpaid court fines and costs; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to stud...
Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors - The Board shall generally direct the affairs of the Medical School
Economic Development Partnership Authority, Virginia - To encourage, stimulate and support the development and expansion of the economy of the Commonwealth through economic...
Economic Opportunity for Virginians in Aspiring and Diverse Communities, Commission on - Establishes a 13-member legislative Commission on Economic Opportunity for Virginians in Aspiring and Diverse Communi...
Economists, Joint Advisory Board of - To review with respect to economic assumptions and technical econometric methodology, the estimates of anticipated ge...
Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Virginia Council on - To remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and depl...
Education Commission of the States - To improve public education by facilitating the exchange of information, ideas and experiences among state policymake...
Electric Utility Regulation, Commission on - The purpose of the Commission is to monitor the State Corporation Commission's implementation of the Virginia Electri...
Elementary and Secondary Education Funding, Joint Subcommittee - To provide on-going direction and oversight of Standards of Quality funding cost policies and to make recommendations...
Employee Retirement Security and Pension Reform, Commission on - Creates the Commission on Employee Retirement Security and Pension Reform (the Commission) in the legislative branch ...
Ethics Advisory Council, Virginia Conflict of Interest and - The Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council is an advisory council in the legislative branch to enc...
Ethics Advisory Panel, House - To inquire into any alleged violation of Articles 2 through 5 (§ 30-102 et seq.) of this chapter by any member of the...
Ethics Advisory Panel, Senate - To inquire into any alleged violation of Articles 2 through 5 (§ 30-102 et seq.) of this chapter by any member of the...
Federal Action Contingency Trust Fund Approval, Commission - To provide advice to the Governor concerning the use of the Federal Action Contingency Trust (FACT) Fund.
Flooding, Joint Subcommittee on Coastal Flooding - In conducting its review, the joint subcommittee shall recommend short-term and long-term strategies for minimizing t...
Forensic Science Board - Policy Board
Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees - To govern the Fort Monroe Authority
Freedom of Information Advisory Council - To encourage and facilitate compliance with the Freedom of Information Act.
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia, Board of Trustees - To construct, operate, and maintain, in the Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro areas of the Commonwealth, an out...
Future, Council on Virginia's - To advise the Governor and the General Assembly on the implementation of the Roadmap for Virginia's Future process.
Future of Public Elementary and Secondary Education in the Commonwealth, Joint Committee to Study the - Study; joint committee; the future of public elementary and secondary education in the Commonwealth; report. Establis...
Geographic Information Network Advisory Board - To advise the Geographic Information Network Division of the Department of Technology Planning on issues related to t...
Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates - Review revenue estimates with respect to economic assumptions and the general climate of the Commonwealth.
Growth and Opportunity Board, Virginia - The Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board is established as a policy board in the executive branch of state governmen...
Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission - The Commission is created as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The Commission shall embrace each county an...
Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization Board - To develop as part of a long-range plan quantifiable measures and achievable goals for the Hampton Roads metropolitan...
Health Care, Joint Commission on - To study, report and make recommendations on all areas of health care provision, regulation, insurance, liability, li...
Health Insurance Reform Commission - Monitor the work of appropriate federal and state agencies in implementing the provisions of the federal Patient Prot...
Health Workforce Development Authority, Virginia - To provide for the health, welfare, convenience, knowledge, benefit, and prosperity of the residents of the Commonwea...
Higher Education, Joint Subcommittee on the Future Competitiveness of Virginia - The Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees shall each appoint four members from their res...
High Speed Rail Compact Commission, Virginia-North Carolina - Coordinate efforts to establish high-speed rail service at the federal, state, and local government levels
House Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources - Considers matters concerning agriculture; air and water pollution and solid waste disposal; conservation of land and ...
House Appropriations - Considers matters concerning bills and resolutions appropriating general or special funds of the Commonwealth; the bu...
House Commerce and Labor - Considers all matters concerning banking; commerce; commercial law; corporations; industry; insurance; labor; manufac...
House Counties Cities and Towns - Considers matters of local government in the counties, cities, towns, regions or districts, including charters; land ...
House Courts of Justice - Considers matters relating to the Courts of the Commonwealth including the nominations of judges and justices where p...
House Education - Considers matters concerning public education in Virginia to include K-12 education, home schooling standards, charte...
House Finance - Considers matters concerning general and special revenues of the Commonwealth; and taxation matters, including, tax e...
House General Laws - Considers matters concerning alcoholic beverage sales and licensure requirements; emblems of the Commonwealth; cemete...
House Health Welfare and Institutions - Considers matters concerning persons with disabilities, other than learning disabilities; public buildings; public he...
House Militia Police and Public Safety - Considers matters concerning local police and sheriffs’ departments’ organization and jurisdiction; gun control; and ...
House Privileges and Elections - Considers matters concerning voting; apportionment and redistricting of state legislative and congressional district ...
House Rules - Considers matters relating to the rules, operations and practices of the House of Delegates. The committee’s jurisdic...
House Science & Technology - Considers matters relating to technology applications and uses other than those proposed or used to support the opera...
House Transportation - Considers matters concerning airports, airspaces and airways; laws concerning motor vehicles relating to rules of the...
Indigent Defense Commission, Virginia - To develop and publicize a list of and develop and enforce the qualification standards for attorneys seeking eligibil...
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority - To promote the economic development of the Commonwealth by attracting and retaining high technology jobs and business...
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Board of Trustees - To seek to diversify the Dan River Region's economy by engaging the resources of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and S...
Intergovernmental Cooperation, Virginia Commission on - To encourage and arrange conferences with officials of other states and other units of government; carry forward the ...
Interstate 73, Joint Committee to Study - a joint committee of the Senate Committee on Local Government and the Senate Committee on Transportation to study con...
Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, State Council for - Exercise oversight and advocacy concerning its participation in interstate commission activities and other duties as ...
Interstate Compact for Juveniles, VA Council - The Council shall exercise oversight and advocacy concerning its participation in interstate commission activities an...
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees - Do all things necessary and proper to further an appreciation of the contributions of the first permanent English-spe...
Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability - To make performance reviews of operations of state agencies with transportation responsibilities to ascertain that su...
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission - To make performance reviews of operations of state agencies to ascertain that sums appropriated have been, or are bei...
Judicial Council - Study the organization and the rules and methods of procedure and practice of the judicial system, the work accomplis...
Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission - To investigate charges arising out of the present or any prior term of office which would be the basis for retirement...
Juvenile Justice, Advisory Committee on - Advise and assist all agencies on matters related to the prevention and treatment of juvenile delinquency and the adm...
King, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther, Memorial Commission - To identify, plan, develop, and implement appropriate programs and events that further the philosophy and memory of D...
Land Conservation Foundation, Board of Trustees - Prepare a comprehensive plan that recognizes and seeks to implement all of the purposes for which the Foundation is c...
Legislative Support Commission - To supervise the printing and distribution of bills, resolutions, joint resolutions, House documents, Senate document...
Manufacturing Development Commission - To assess needs and formulate legislative and regulatory remedies to ensure the future of the manufacturing sector.
MEI Project Approval Commission - To review financing for individual incentive packages for Major Employment and Investment projects to be financed by ...
Mental Health Services in the Twenty-First Century, Joint Subcommittee to Study - A new subcommittee to study the delivery of mental health services, including laws governing the provision of mental ...
Military Advisory Council - Provide for direct communications between the Commonwealth and the armed forces of the United States, and to advise t...
Modeling and Simulation Advisory Council - To advise the Governor on policy and funding priorities to promote the modeling and simulation industry in the Commo...
New College Institute - Seek to diversify the region's economy by engaging the resources of other institutions of higher education, public an...
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority - Prepare a regional transportation plan for Planning District Eight to include transportation improvements of regional...
Northern Virginia Transportation Commission - Manage and control the functions, affairs, and property of the Northern Virginia Transportation District.
Potomac/Rappahanock Transportation Commission - Manage and control the functions, affairs and property of the Potomac Rappahannock Transportation District.
Potomac River Basin Commission - Abatement of existing pollution and the control of future pollution of interstate streams located within the Potomac ...
Public Private Partnership Advisory Commission - The purpose of the Commission shall be to advise responsible public entities that are agencies or institutions of the...
Public Private Partnership Oversight Committee - Review and approve the terms of contracts under § 58.1-202.2 relating to the measurement of the revenue attributable ...
Rappahannock River Basin Commission - Provide guidance for the stewardship and enhancement of the water quality and natural resources of the Rappahannock R...
Reapportionment Joint Committee - Supervise activities required for the tabulation of population for the census and the timely reception of precinct po...
Recreational Facilities Authority, Virginia - To (i) provide a high quality recreational attraction in the western part of the Commonwealth; (ii) expand the histor...
Research Investment Committee, Virginia - There is hereby established the Virginia Research Investment Committee to evaluate and award grants and loans from th...
Research & Technology Investment Advisory Committee (RTIAC) - The Advisory Committee shall be administered by and advise the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority.
Roanoke Higher Education Authority - To expand access to higher education in the Roanoke Valley by providing for adult and continuing education and degree...
Roanoke River Basin Advisory Committee, Virginia - Assist the Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission in fulfilling their duties and carrying out the objectives of the ...
Roanoke River Bi-State Commission, Virginia Delegation of the - Provide guidance, conduct joint meetings and make recommendations regarding the use, stewardship and enhancement of t...
Rural Virginia Board of Trustees, Center for - Sustain economic growth in the rural areas of the Commonwealth.
School Readiness Committee - Secretary of Education; establishment of School Readiness Committee. Directs the Secretary of Education to establish ...
Secure Commonwealth Panel - To monitor and assess the implementation of statewide prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery initiatives an...
Senate Agriculture Cons. & Nat. Res. - To consider matters concerning agriculture; air and water pollution and solid waste disposal; conservation of land ...
Senate Commerce & Labor - To consider all matters concerning banking; commerce; commercial law; corporations; economic development; industr...
Senate Courts of Justice - To consider matters relating to the Courts of the Commonwealth and the Justices and Judges thereof, including the n...
Senate Education & Health - To consider matters concerning education; human reproduction; life support; persons under disability; public building...
Senate Finance - To consider matters concerning auditing; bills and resolutions for appropriations; the budget of the Commonwealth; cl...
Senate Local Government - To consider matters of local government in the counties, cities, towns, regions or districts, planning boards and...
Senate Privileges & Elections - To consider matters concerning voting; apportionment; conflict of interests, except those concerning members of the...
Senate Rehabilitation & Social Services - To consider matters concerning alcoholic beverages; correctional and penal institutions; morals; social services an...
Senate Rules - The Committee shall consider all resolutions amending or altering the Rules of the Senate; all joint rules with the...
Senate Transportation - To consider matters concerning airports; airspaces; airways; the laws concerning motor vehicles relating to rules of ...
Sexual and Domestic Violence, Advisory Committee on - The Advisory Committee is an advisory committee in the executive branch of state government. The Advisory Committee s...
Small Business Commission - To study, report and make recommendations on issues of concern to small businesses in the Commonwealth.
Small Business Environmental Compliance Advisory Panel - Render advisory opinions concerning the effectiveness of the Small Business Stationary Source Technical and Environme...
Solar Energy Development Authority - Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority is created as a body corporate and a political subdivision of the Common...
Southern States Energy Board - Provide instruments and framework for the proper employment and conservation of energy and energy related facilities,...
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center Board of Trustees - To encourage the expansion of higher education, including adult and continuing education, associate, undergraduate, a...
Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation - To encourage the economic development of Southwest Virginia through the expansion of cultural heritage ventures and i...
Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority - The Authority may acquire, construct, equip, establish, improve, maintain, and/or operate hospitals or health centers...
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Board of Trustees - Encourage and coordinate the development and delivery of continuing education programs offered by those educational i...
Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium Governing Board - Coordinate with those educational institutions and agencies in the Commonwealth and surrounding areas to develop join...
Standards of Learning Innovation Committee - The Committee under the direction of the Secretary (of Education) periodically may make recommendations to the Board ...
State Training Centers, The Special Joint Subcommittee to Consult on the Plan to Close - The Special Joint Subcommittee to Consult on the Plan to Close State Training Centers shall continue to conduct a re...
Substance Abuse Services Council - Advise and make recommendations on policies and goals and on the coordination of the Commonwealth's public and privat...
Tax Preferences, Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate - To oversee the evaluation of Virginia's tax preferences, including but not limited to tax credits, deductions, subtra...
Technology and Science, Joint Commission on - Study all aspects of technology and science and endeavor to stimulate, encourage, promote, and assist in the developm...
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Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission - Determine the appropriate recipients of moneys in the Tobacco Region Revolving Fund and causing distribution of such ...
Unemployment Compensation, Commission on - Annually monitor and evaluate Virginia's unemployment compensation system relative to the economic health of the Comm...
Veterans Services, Board of - Advise the Director of the Department of Veterans' Services on matters relating to veterans.
Veterans Services Foundation, Board of Trustees - The Foundation shall (i) administer the Veterans Services Fund (the Fund), (ii) provide funding for veterans services...
Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program, Commission on - Administer and supervise the state system of local alcohol safety action programs, develop and maintain operation and...
Virginia College Savings Plan, Board of the - To administer the Virginia College Savings Plan established to enhance the accessibility and affordability of higher ...
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, Board of Directors of the - Provide, promote, support and sponsor education, public knowledge and scientific research in medicine, public health ...
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth - To determine the appropriate recipients of money in the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Fund and causing distribution of ...
Virginia Housing Commission - To study and provide recommendations to ensure and foster the availability of safe, sound, and affordable housing for...
Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission - To determine and recommend to the General Assembly an appropriate monument in Capitol Square to commemorate the life,...
Virginia Israel Advisory Board - Advise the Governor on ways to improve economic and cultural links between the Commonwealth and the State of Israel, ...
Virginia Preschool Initiative, Joint Subcommittee - The Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees shall each appoint up to five members from the...
Virginia Retirement System, Board of Trustees - Administer the Virginia Retirement System: a retirement system for teachers, state employees, and employees of local ...
Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind, Board of Visitors - Governing the educational programs and services to deaf, blind, and multi-disable students enrolled at the Virginia S...
Virginia Universities Clean Energy Development and Economic Stimulus Foundation, Board of Directors - Identify, obtain, disburse, and administer funding for the following purposes: (i) research and development of altern...
Volunteer Firefighter's and Rescue Squad Worker's Service Award Fund Board - With the assistance of the Virginia Retirement System - to establish, invest, and maintain the Volunteer Firefighter'...
War Memorial Board, Virginia - Established as a division within the Department of Veterans Services as an advisory board for the purpose of supporti...
Water Commission, State - Study all aspects of water supply and allocation problems in the Commonwealth.
Western Virginia Public Education Consortium - Coordinate with organizations and agencies providing programs and services to Consortium schools division to reduce d...
Women of Virginia, Commemorative Commission to Honor the Contributions of the - The Commission shall determine and recommend to the General Assembly an appropriate monument in Capitol Square to com...
Workforce Development, Virginia Board of - Assist the Governor in meeting workforce training needs in the Commonwealth.
World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission, Virginia - The Commission shall plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities appropriate to commemorate the 100th annive...
Youth, Commission on - Study and provide recommendations addressing the needs of and services to the Commonwealth's youths and their families.

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