2018-2019 Legislative Committee:
Chairman: Rick Oertel (284)
Vice Chairman: Bill Aramony (24)
Members: George Blume (182), Bobby Rogers (9), Matthew Hartman (1776), W. Glenn Yarborough (270), Ron Curlings (55), Makea Barton (29), Rick Ward (75), Gilbert Lang (159)
SAL Member: Jeff Evans (327)
Ex-Officio Member: Department Adjutant Dale Chapman (325)
PDC Advisor: Brett Reistad (270)
Purpose– To formulate, recommend and implement adopted legislative policies of official interest to the American Legion ; be solely responsible for representing the American Legion, Department of Virginia, before the General Assembly of Virginia, and each Committee thereof, and to the Virginia Members of the Congress of the United States; and to assist the Department Executive Committee in preparation of its annual legislative program for each session for the Virginia General Assembly.
Reporting: The Chairman of the Legislative Committee reports its actions and activities to the Department Executive Committee.
Virginia Day on the Hill: January 17, 2018 (Confirmed)
2018 Day on the Hill Information: Make Your Plans to Attend 2018 Day on the Hill
The 2018 Legislative Initiatives of the Joint Leadership Council (JLC) of Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) have been finalized and can be found here:2018 Legislative Objectives