Key Dates for the 2023 General Assembly Session

Monday, July 18
Prefiling begins
Tuesday, November 29 UVA Legislative Forum
Thursday, December 15
Governor presents Budget Bill
(UVA report will follow)
Wednesday, January 11
Session convenes
Prefiling ends at 10:00 a.m.
Last day to file legislation creating or continuing a study
Friday, January 13
Last day to introduce budget amendments
Friday, January 20
Bill cut-off (last day to introduce bills and certain joint resolutions)
Sunday, February 5 House Appropriations and Senate Finance & Appropriations
Committees to complete action on Budget Bills
(UVA report will follow)
Tuesday, February 7
Crossover (last day for each house to act on its own legislation,
except Budget Bills) 
Amendments to Budget Bills available
Thursday, February 9
Houses of origin to complete action on Budget Bills
Wednesday, February 15
Last day to act on Budget Bills and revenue bills of
other house and appoint conferees
Monday, February 20
Last day for committee action on remaining bills
Thursday, February 23
Last day to act on remaining bills and appoint conferees
Saturday, February 25
Session adjourns sine die
Monday, March 27
Last day for Governor's action on legislation
Wednesday, April 12
Reconvened session
Saturday, July 1
Effective date of enacted legislation