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: <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 ...

Cold Fusion – Governor McDonnell Edition | <b>Chris Saxman</b>

July 26, 2013
A delegate from Virginia Beach, whom I grew to admire greatly, would have voted for those ideas, would have defended them while serving as a competent, successful Attorney General, and would be thankful for them today ...

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 ...

All Politics Is... | <b>Chris Saxman</b>

June 12, 2013
To the first point on repudiation of HB2313 – the incumbent delegate, Speaker Bill Howell, carried the bill and won with 92% of the vote. Certainly, he drew an opponent for carrying the bill – but let's be honest here – 8% of the ...

The Story of the Droopy Drawers Bill | <b>Chris Saxman</b>

March 29, 2013
Back in the General Assembly Session of 2005, I turned to my seat mate, Delegate Algie Howell and asked him what legislation he was carrying that year. Algie and I had hit it off from day one of the 2004 session. While we ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Augusta Free Press: And just like that: Emmett Hanger has already beaten the Tea Party at its own ...

June 30, 2014
I went back to journalism, at the strong suggestion of a Republican friend, Chris Saxman, a former state delegate, who told me that he felt I had far more influence on the political world as the editor of a news blog than as someone trying to get ...and more »

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.