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Steve Landes highlights 2018 legislative accomplishments

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, today highlighted the progress of legislation he introduced in the 2018 General Assembly session enters its final week.

“I am pleased to announce that Governor Ralph Northam has signed House Bills 761 and 776 into law and House Bills 344, 347, 760, 775, 897, 916, 1148, 1551 and 1599 have passed both bodies of the General Assembly and are before Governor Northam for his consideration,” Landes said. “The legislation I have sponsored this session has focused on my continued commitment to economic development and providing the best education for our students and is part of our larger effort to grow our economy, make K-12 educational investments and support infrastructure improvements in the Commonwealth.”

The following bills have been signed into law and become effective July 1, 2018:

The following bills have passed both legislative bodies and await Governor Ralph Northam’s approval:

Landes represents the 25th House District, which includes parts of Albemarle, Augusta, and Rockingham Counties. Landes is currently serving his twelfth term in the Virginia House of Delegates. Visit for additional information.


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