Delegate Chris Saxman (R-Staunton)

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Party
Republican
District
20: Counties of Augusta (part), Highland, and Rockingham (part); City of Staunton [map]
Took Office
January 2002
Left Office
January 2010
Website
votesaxman.com
Copatroning Habits
83% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 74% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions on Blogs

SWAC Girl: Jan and Bill Saxman ... preserving Virginia&#39;s past in &#39;Log <b>...</b>

April 3, 2014
Yet that's exactly what Jan and Bill Saxman, the parents of former Staunton Delegate Chris Saxman, saw when they set out to restore the old two-room log cabin on their property in the Allegheny Mountains, a project that Jan ...

SWAC Girl: <b>Chris Saxman</b> to head statewide business advocacy group

March 19, 2014
Former Delegate Chris Saxman -- he was my delegate in the 20th House District in the central Shenandoah Valley -- has taken on the role of Executive Director for the Virginia Foundation for Research and Economic ...

The Song Remains The Same | <b>Chris Saxman</b>

June 13, 2013
My education includes a very interesting conversation with Delegate Mark Sickles over beers and dinner several years ago in which Mark and I discussed caucus elections. I was incredulous to the fact that his caucus actually ...

<b>Chris Saxman</b> and making friends across the political aisle | Bearing <b>...</b>

March 15, 2013
Dr. Kurt Michael (left), former Del. Chris Saxman (center), McDonnell Chief of Staff Martin Kent (right) at reception in 2010 hosted by Gov. and Mrs. Bob McDonnell at the Governor's Mansion. Former Delegate Chris Saxman ...

Making Friends Across the Aisle | <b>Chris Saxman</b>

March 15, 2013
I'll never forget when one friend Delegate Adam Ebbin, now a State Senator, invited me to attend Equality Virginia's evening reception after the daily session of the General Assembly. I replied that I would and went over to Old City Hall to listen to speakers, including Delegate Ebbin, say some less than ... Lynn Mitchell has a great piece on former Del. Chris Saxman's character and his thoughts on reaching across the aisle that are a must re…. [...] Chris Saxman and ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Augusta Free Press: Chris Saxman chosen to head up Va FREE business advocacy group

March 19, 2014
?I am excited to welcome Chris Saxman as Executive Director of Va FREE,? said Jimmy Hazel of Angler Environmental, Va FREE Board Chairman. ?Chris is a business person who also is well versed in the political process. Chris ably represented Staunton in ...

These are all of the video clips of Chris Saxman’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 26 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB323: Traffic infractions, prepayable; payment of costs.
  • HB327: Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; established.
  • HB1238: Realignment Commission; created, report.
  • HB1633: Offshore drilling; apportions royalties that State receives to certain funds and programs.
  • HB1634: Campaign finance; prohibited activities during regular sessions of General Assembly.
  • HB1635: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; prohibits gifts made to legislators.
  • HB1636: Telephone utilities; SCC authorized to make changes to certain certificated service territories.
  • HB1964: Banking institutions; reclassification or conversion of shares of stock.
  • HB1965: Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit; created for business entities making contributions.
  • HB2081: Underground gas service; unlawful to sell & distribute natural gas, etc., to public via underground.
  • HB2082: Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; established.
  • HB2535: Arts and cultural or education districts; any locality may create.
  • HB2617: Realignment Commission; created, report.
  • HJ67: Constitutional amendment; payment of sales or use taxes in advance of collections (first reference).
  • HJ640: Constitutional amendment; right to work (first reference).
  • HJ689: Public's use of state waters; Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries and Marine Resources to clarify.
  • HJ829: Commending Virginia Catholic Schools.
  • HJ1010: Commending DuPont Community Credit Union on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HR64: Celebrating the life of Kristin Safran.
  • HB321: Juvenile correctional officer; assault or an assault and battery upon is Class 6 felony.
  • HB322: Campaign fundraising; broadens prohibition during legislative sessions.
  • HB323: Traffic infractions, prepayable; payment of costs.
  • HB324: Accounts, Department of; oversee prompt collection of delinquent accounts receivable.
  • HB325: Guardians ad litem; dissemination of criminal records.
  • HB326: Speed limits; maximum on rural, rustic roads.
  • HB327: Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; established for purpose of providing grants to students.
  • HB328: November elections; filing deadlines, and requirements for certain city and town officials.
  • HB1157: State Police, Department of; investigation of accidents involving state-owned vehicles.
  • HB1158: Aircraft accident investigations; joint jurisdiction to local police & Department of State Police.
  • HB1160: School bus drivers; removes exclusion from existing provision that prohibits employment of children.
  • HB1161: Income tax, state; exemption for education outreach programs.
  • HB1162: Campaign finance disclosure; special reports of certain large contributions by candidates.
  • HB1163: Auditor of Public Accounts; database to contain information for state taxpayers.
  • HB1164: Income tax, corporate; public/private education investment tax credit.
  • HB1165: Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; expands program to include candidates pursuing.
  • HB1166: Onsite treatment works; Board of Health et al., to accept designs from professional engineers.
  • HB1167: Administrative Process Act; public participation guidelines for executive branch agencies.
  • HB1238: Realignment Commission; created, report.
  • HB1239: Gourmet shop licenses; licensee shall maintain certain amount of cheeses and gourmet food monthly.
  • HB1240: Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act.; access of tenant to cable, satellite, etc.
  • HB1482: Bears; non-lethal control measures.
  • HB1483: Certified home inspection; revises definition.
  • HB6006: Transportation Trust Fund; revenues and royalties to State from offshore drilling dedicated thereto.
  • HJ67: Constitutional amendment; payment of sales or use taxes in advance of collections (first reference).
  • HJ161: Public school teachers; joint subcommittee to study establishing merit pay and bonus system.
  • HJ162: Bonds or other investment activity of state government; JLARC to study issuance and administration.
  • HJ163: Companion animals; joint subcommittee to study issues relating thereto.
  • HJ185: Governor's Schools; school divisions to consider forming committees to establish in math, etc.
  • HJ231: Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; public participation when proposing regulations.
  • HJ450: Commending the Honorable George Mason III.
  • HJ462: Commending Charles R. Obaugh, Jr.
  • HJ547: Celebrating the life of Fred Parkis Yates, Jr.
  • HJ550: Commending T. Carter Melton, Jr.
  • HJ563: Commending Jay Nedry.
  • HJ565: Commending Paul Hatcher.
  • HJ6052: Commending Oliver James Tate.
  • HR15: Commending Lois Vivian Johnson.
  • HB548: Education expenses; requires Dept. of Juv. Justice to pay for any juvenile placed in corrections.
  • HB551: Motor vehicle dealers; transfer of dealerships.
  • HB1287: Rural Rustic Road Program; limits discretion of VDOT when such paving is requested by localities.
  • HB1293: Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program Fund; created.
  • HB1294: Income tax, state; Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit, created, report.
  • HB1295: Government Accountability and Efficiency, Council on; created.
  • HB1843: Income tax, state; Public/Private Educ. Investment tax credits for business entities, etc., report.
  • HB1844: Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program Fund; created.
  • HB1845: Realignment Commission; created, report.
  • HB1846: Oversight and Government Reform, Joint Commission on; created.
  • HB1847: Waste load allocations; Water Control Board to grant thereof for Chesapeake Bay watershed program.
  • HB1848: Motor vehicle dealers; transfer of dealerships.
  • HB1849: Agri-tourism Incentives Act; created.
  • HB1850: Condominium Act; filing of surety bond with Real Estate Board in lieu of escrowing deposits.
  • HB2180: Stormwater inspectors; removes certification required by Department of Environmental Quality.
  • HB2181: Machinery and tools tax; provides uniform statewide statutory classification for idle machinery.
  • HB2182: Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, etc., Board for; licensure exemption.
  • HB2450: Alcoholic beverage control; creates new restricted wholesale wine license.
  • HB2793: Display of local license, decals, etc.; exempts certain public service companies therefrom.
  • HB3149: DMV fees; to impose on transaction in customer service centers if does not involve driver's license.
  • HB3150: Campaign finance disclosure; prohibited activities during regular sessions of the General Assembly.
  • HB3176: Real estate tax; exempts historic landmarks used for commercial or industrial property.
  • HJ600: Constitutional amendment; payment of sales or use taxes in advance of collections (first reference).
  • HJ601: Constitutional amendment; state debt and debt limits (first reference).
  • HJ602: Unfunded state mandates; joint subcommittee to study.
  • HJ776: Undocumented immigrants; joint subcommittee to study impact thereof of those who reside in State.
  • HB548: Education expenses; requires Dept. of Juv. Justice to pay for any juvenile placed in corrections.
  • HB549: Statewide election results; electoral boards to notify Board of Elections in 24 hours of changes.
  • HB550: Solid waste disposal; Highland County authorized to levy fee therefor.
  • HB551: Motor vehicle dealers; transfer of dealerships.
  • HB552: Regional water supply plans; allows town to enter into with an adjacent county.
  • HB553: Occupational and professional criminal violations; statute of limitation.
  • HB554: Landfills; DEQ to develop policies & procedures to allow burning of vegetative waste.
  • HB1287: Rural Rustic Road Program; limits discretion of VDOT when such paving is requested by localities.
  • HB1288: Wine producer, small; creates new distribution license.
  • HB1289: Speed limits; prepayment of fines for violations.
  • HB1290: Machinery and tools tax; method of valuation thereof for income tax purposes.
  • HB1291: Landmarks, historic; term includes wide range of resources such as buildings, structures, etc.
  • HB1292: Virginia Energy Plan; created.
  • HB1293: Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; created.
  • HB1294: Income tax, state; Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit, created, report.
  • HB1295: Council on Government Accountability and Efficiency; created.
  • HB1296: Child pornography; persons under age 18 in sexually explicit visual material.
  • HB1297: Realignment Commission; created, report.
  • HB1470: Income tax, state; tax credit for waste motor oil/fluids reclamation systems.
  • HB1471: Mercury emission controls; prohibits Air Pollution Control Board from imposing.
  • HB1472: Medical assistance services; provision for family planning services.
  • HB1473: Executive budget; submission to General Assembly.
  • HB1537: Condemnation; allowing owners to relocate sport shooting ranges.
  • HB5070: Transportation Accountability, Joint Commission on; created.
  • HB5085: Fuels taxes; refund to retailers of fuels for sales made in highway construction districts.
  • HB5087: Federal highway congestion pricing demonstration project; advisory referendum required.
  • HJ65: Correctional facilities; Secretary of Public Safety to study use of faith-based volunteers therein.
  • HJ69: Celebrating the life of John William Elfers.
  • HJ478: Celebrating the life of Kenneth Michael Keesee.
  • HJ479: Celebrating the life of Hierome Lindsay Opie, Jr.
  • HJ480: Celebrating the life of Dr. Samuel Henley Carter.
  • HJ481: Celebrating the life of Archibald Alexander Sproul.
  • HJ523: Commending Riverheads High School FCCLA.
  • HJ524: Commending G. John Avoli for his service as mayor of Staunton.
  • HJ5148: Federal highway demonstration project; urging Congress to support implementation thereof.