Each year we update our Virginia Rules curriculum to reflect the state law changes from the past General Assembly session. All new lesson materials for Virginia Rules instructors are posted on the Instructor Portal (login required).
Selected Law Changes
This is not a comprehensive list, but highlights some of the recent law updates that affect the Virginia Rules curriculum.
- HB 1572/SB 1291 – False emergency communication to emergency personnel; penalties. Criminal Law Basics, Crimes Against Persons
- HB 1478/SB 1207 – Crimes by gangs; expands definition, penalties for gang crimes. Gangs
For More Information
To see a full list of each year’s legislative changes, you can view them online
- In Due Course: 2023 Changes to Virginia’s Laws
- DJJ 2023 Legislative Handbook (coming soon)
- DLS 2023 Session Summary
There is no new update to the Virginia Juvenile Law Handbook; 2017 is the latest version.