Senate Committee Chair Assignments
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources: Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax). He replaces Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland).
Commerce and Labor: Sen. Richard Saslaw (D-Fairfax). He replaces former Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach).
Education and Health: Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth). She replaces Sen. Steve Newman (R-Lynchburg).
Finance and Appropriations (Formerly "Finance"): Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston). She replaces co-chairs Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) and Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Staunton).
General Laws and Technology: Sen. George Barker (D-Fairfax). He replaces Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Mecklenburg).
Judiciary (Formerly "Courts of Justice): Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke). He replaces Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Rockingham).
Local Government: Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac). He replaces Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Franklin County).
Privileges and Elections: Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath). He replaces Sen. Jill Vogel (R-Fauquier).
Rehabilitation and Social Services: Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington). She replaces Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania).
Transportation: Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Fairfax). He replaces former Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson).
Rules: Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton). She replaces Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Hanover).
Jan. 9, 2020