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Crossover 2020

A little over half of bills in the General Assembly are still alive.

Tuesday was the deadline for legislation to pass its chamber of origin. More than 1,450 measures survived and now "cross over" to the other chamber for consideration before the legislature's scheduled adjournment on March 7.

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Bill Success Rate by Patron: 2018 vs. 2020

As a rule, members of the majority party have an easier time getting their bills approved. But as control has shifted to Democrats this year, Senate Republicans have avoided a falloff in their success rate.

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Note: Does not include commending or memorial resolutions.

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System.