Governor McAuliffe has vetoed the so-called "Tebow Bill," which would allow home-schooled children to play sports on public school teams, and the Assembly considers revising the penalties for brandishing a weapon.
The General Assembly has advanced legislation to close a school bus safety loophole uncovered by Attorney General Mark Herring.
The AG said the old law created some pretty obvious enforcement problems for localities. Herring said, that meant police had to issue tickets in person.
This legislation will change that.
Virginians will cast their ballots this Super-Tuesday (3/1). Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both enjoy big leads here.
All the candidates have made appearances the state over the past week. Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders rallies were well attended, though Rubio lacks support among the growing anti-establishment movement in the GOP and Sanders has yet to build the same kind of enthusiasm among African-Americans that the Clintons have maintained for years.
The General Assembly debates a bill that would allow for production of an oil derived from marijuana for medical purposes.
A House committee has killed a bill that would keep the identities of police officers secret from the news and public media.