Delegate Algie Howell (D-Norfolk)

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90: Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Next Election
November 2015
Appropriations, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Privileges and Elections, Rules
Copatroning Habits
57% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 54% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2013
Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: Va. speaker cannot hold up Brink appointment, but can block two others

October 10, 2014
Howell still has muscle to flex over McAuliffe's appointment of two other former legislators, former delegate Algie T. Howell Jr. (D-Norfolk) and former senator Henry L. Marsh III (D-Richmond). But like Brink, they are on the job, Marsh as a member of ...

Washington Post: Va. House speaker keeps 3 McAuliffe nominees in limbo to make a political point

October 8, 2014
RICHMOND ? Three of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's nominations remain in political limbo after the U.S. Justice Department brushed off a request from House Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) to assure him that they are legal. In a letter sent last month ...and more » House speaker questions legality of recent McAuliffe appointments

September 22, 2014
Earlier this year, Governor McAuliffe appointed former Delegate Algie Howell to the Parole Board, Delegate Bob Brink as the Deputy Commissioner for Aging Services and State Senator Henry Marsh to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board within days of ...Speaker Howell asks DOJ to clarify McAuliffe appointmentsUniversity of Virginia The Cavalier DailySpeaker asks Holder for ruling on McAuliffe appointmentsLynchburg News and AdvanceVa. House speaker makes a point on Puckett investigationWashington PostInsurance News Netall 41 news articles »

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Va. speaker blocks approval of Dem appointments

September 24, 2014
In his letter, which was also sent to U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia Timothy J. Heaphy, Howell said that McAuliffe may have appointed former Delegates Algie Howell and Bob Brink and Sen. Henry Marsh to state jobs partly out of ...

These are all of the video clips of Algie Howell’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 52 video clips in all.


  • HB399: Charter; City of Norfolk.
  • HB400: Hampton Roads, Transportation District Commission of; staggers terms of gubernatorial appointees.
  • HB401: Norfolk, City of; changes length of term for school board members.
  • HB1272: Higher educational institutions; Governor may remove any board member with or without cause.
  • HJ48: Constitutional amendment; restoration of voting rights.
  • HR515: Celebrating the life of Athalia Perthenia Turner Cherry Robinson.
  • HB2224: Motor fuels tax; increases rate by $0.10 per gallon, revenue to be used for transportation.
  • HB2309: Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in health care facilities.
  • HJ720: Commending the Lake Taylor High School football team.
  • HJ721: Constitutional amendment; restoration of voting rights.
  • HJ801: Celebrating the life of Disamodha Chandrakirthi Amarasinghe, M.D.
  • HR190: Celebrating the life of Ida Mabel Bright.
  • HR226: Celebrating the life of Dallas Winfield Gallop.
  • HR227: Celebrating the life of Stewart Howard Alston.
  • HR229: Commending Lela Babb Burden.
  • HB6: Death of child; parent, guardian, etc., failure to report to local law-enforcement agency, etc.
  • HB392: Parole; eligibilty for certain inmates otherwise ineligible.
  • HB393: Motor fuels tax; dedicates additional revenue to operation, etc., of transportation system.
  • HB394: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use while operating motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB1176: Juvenile law-enforcement records; disclosure of certain confidential records to school principal.
  • HJ315: Celebrating the life of Dr. Kermit H. Diggs, Sr.
  • HJ316: Celebrating the life of Francis U. Askew.
  • HJ321: Commending the Norfolk State University men's cross country team.
  • HJ322: Commending the Norfolk State University football team.
  • HJ371: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Hal J. Bonney, Jr.
  • HJ372: Celebrating the life of Milton Conway Mitter.
  • HR21: Commending Norfolk State University on hosting Sesquicentennial of Civil War Conference.
  • HR22: Commending Dr. Frances R. Williams.
  • HR32: Celebrating the life of Iris Countee Hemmings Davis.
  • HR34: Celebrating the life of Elbernia Elizabeth Copeland Lee.
  • HB1404: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use thereof while operating motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB1531: Motor fuels tax; increases rate and dedicates additional revenue to transportation system.
  • HB1532: Tax administration, local; special commissioner to execute title to real estate in certain cities.
  • HB1533: Parole; eligibility for certain inmates otherwise ineligible.
  • HB1710: Public schools; physical fitness requirement.
  • HB1841: Obstetrical and pediatric pilot programs; annual report.
  • HB2476: Estate tax; reinstated for persons dying on or after July 1, 2011.
  • HJ501: Commending the Lake Taylor High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ502: Commending the Kecoughtan High School Anti-Sagging Campaign.
  • HJ503: Celebrating the life of Alyce Juanita Lightfoot Hicks.
  • HJ769: Celebrating the life of Obediah Gladen Baker, Sr.
  • HJ770: Celebrating the life of Johnnie Knight.
  • HR79: Celebrating the life of James M. Reeves.
  • HB22: Handheld personal communications device; prohibits use while operating motor vehicle, etc., penalty.
  • HB949: Qualifications of candidates; false statement is Class 5 felony.
  • HB954: Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspections, penalty.
  • HB997: Eminent domain; applicability of requirements to acquisition of property by City of Norfolk, etc.
  • HJ6: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HJ12: Commending Norfolk State University on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • HJ24: Commending the Norfolk State University Spartan 'Legion' Marching Band.
  • HJ204: Celebrating the life of Shirley Hairston Wilson.
  • HJ367: Commending Carolyn Winstead Meyers.
  • HB1582: Home access businesses; owner/operator thereof to conduct criminal background check of employees.
  • HB1615: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles.
  • HB1659: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of while driving except in an emergency.
  • HB1704: Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalties.
  • HB2123: Mutual aid agreement; institution of higher learning having police force appointed to enter therein.
  • HB2505: Towing and recovery licensure; extends date which a person needs valid license from Board.
  • HB2564: Three-time-loser parole eligibility; Parole Board petition for reconsideration of ineligibility.
  • HB2578: Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase to persons under age of 18.
  • HJ849: Commending Recharta C. Walston.
  • HJ859: Celebrating the life of Shelton L. Darden, Sr.
  • HJ860: Celebrating the life of Diane H. Hicks.
  • HJ866: Commending Daisaku Ikeda.
  • HJ980: Celebrating the life of Willie Steven Alston.
  • HJ1046: Celebrating the life of Dick Price.
  • HR60: Celebrating the life of Ida M. James.
  • HB572: Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places.
  • HB1420: Health, Department of; established as radiation control agency.
  • HB1432: Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in restaurants in certain cities.
  • HJ346: Celebrating the life of Myron Boyd Jones.
  • HJ605: Celebrating the life of Jocelyn Pretlow Goss.
  • HJ6013: Celebrating the life of Don R. Christian, Jr.
  • HB2241: Charter; City of Norfolk.
  • HB2242: Dogs; Class 3 misdemeanor to tether, fasten, etc. to stationary object.
  • HB2243: Payday Loan Act; repeals Act.
  • HB2244: Unlawful detainer actions; bad faith by tenant.
  • HB2245: Smoke Free Air Act; created.
  • HJ662: Celebrating the life of William Peters Robinson, Jr., former member Virginia House of Delegates.
  • HJ909: Celebrating the life of Goldie Y. Rawlings.
  • HB1439: Charter; City of Norfolk.
  • HJ195: Commending Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
  • HJ352: Celebrating the life of Stanley Cornell Reaves.
  • HJ460: Celebrating the life of Dr. Georgia Atkins Ryder.
  • HJ469: Celebrating the life of Dr. Lyman Beecher Brooks.
  • HJ486: Celebrating the life of Judge William Oliver Hawkins, Sr.
  • HJ548: Commending Dr. John O. Simpson.
  • HJ549: Commending Anita O. Poston.
  • HJ550: Commending Cynthia J. Watson.
  • HJ5002: Commending the Booker T. Washington High School boys' basketball team.
  • HJ5073: Celebrating the life of Officer Seneca B. Darden.
  • HJ5167: Commending the Reverend Dr. Cedric Kirkland-Harris.