We have reached the Crossover point of the 2020 Session. This means that all legislation that has passed the body of origin will now be heard in the opposite body. A list of bills, and their current status, that impact the Retail Industry can be found below.

Bills currently being tracked by the VRF team that may impact your business.


Due to scheduled protests on Monday, January 20th, we have made the decision to cancel our Legislative Reception. Tens of thousands of protestors are scheduled to descend upon the Capitol and downtown Richmond. Because of this, we have been advised that due to security risks and the ability to navigate the downtown area that day, it would be best to cancel the event. If you have registered for the event, your registration fee will be reimbursed. If you have any questions, please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As we lead into the Election and the 2020 General Assembly session, here's a guide showing voting records on issues that have/will impact business.


Great news, Sales Tax Fairness is coming to Virginia! Governor Northam signed HB1722 and SB1083 into law, and the playing field will be leveled for Virginia’s retailers as of July 1, 2019.