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SOWK 340 - Social Welfare Policy and Services: Legislative and Regulatory Information

Virginia Legislation and Regulation Resources

Virginia General Assembly. Online access to complete bill status, searchable text of legislation, patron history, and roll call votes (committee and floor) from 1994- present.

House and Senate Documents.  Full-text access to reports to the General Assembly.   Printed volumes are located in the Government Documents area, second floor .  Call Number:  J87.V9.

Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission. This site provides information about the Commission's evaluation and oversight activities, and access to JLARC reports, summaries, briefings, and data sets.

Code of Virginia. Online access to all the exiting laws of Virginia. Includes a listing of all code titles and popular name listing of acts and laws.  Printed volumes of the Code are located in the Reference Dept., 1st. floor.  Call Number:  REF KFV2430 1950.A243.

Virginia Administrative Code. The official compilation of rules and regulations adopted by the agencies, departments, boards, commissions, and other authorities of the Commonwealth empowered by the basic laws to make regulations and decide cases under Virginia laws.

Virginia Register of Regulations. A compilation of the rules and regulations issued by state agencies. These rules and regulations are codified in the Virginia Administrative Code.


Federal Legislation and Regulation Resources - Allows word searching and full text retrieval of: Congressional bills from the 101st to the present Congress and Congressional Record from the 101st to the present Congress. Links to House and Senate committee home pages and floor schedules. 

Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

Lexis-Nexis Academic. Select the "Legal" tab. In the left column of the screen click the link to Federal and State Codes. From the drop down menu select "Code of Federal Regulations".