The last day of session began with the House of Delegates' intense focus on completing legislation as they only have until the stroke of midnight to pass bills. So far in today's session, 13 bills have completed legislation. A sampling of the bills completed were Senate Bill 336
which will eliminate the mortgage lender license exemption available to bank subsidiaries, Senate Bill 477
will restrict the possession of wild and exotic animals, and Senate Bill 547
which relates to criminal conviction expungement.
There were 25 bills that passed in the House and will now be referred to the Senate for consideration later today including senate Bill 149 which would relate to disposition of forfeited or abandoned firearms in state custody and Senate Bill 36 would relate to the disclosure of requirements for certain public construction contracts.
The House is in recess until 2 p.m. today.