Delegate Chris Head (R-Roanoke)

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17: Counties of Botetourt (part) and Roanoke (part); City of Roanoke (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Finance, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Copatroning Habits
86% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 93% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 73% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
21.1% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$45,956.78 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Friends of Bill Cleaveland Political Roanoke $1,561
Dominion Leadership Trust Political Action Cmte Fredericksburg $1,203
Friends of Bill Cleaveland Political Roanoke $1,189
Virginia BankPac Political Action Committee Glen Allen $1,000
Virginia Realtors PAC Political Action Committee Glen Allen $750
Virginia Coal Association Political Action Cmte Richmond, VA 23219 $500
Virginia Cable Political Action Committee Political Action Committee Richmond $500
Alpha Natural Resources Coal Abingdon $500
Huntington Ingalls Industries Ship Building Newport News $500
Altira Food/Drink/Tobacco Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Ed Gillespie adds 65 Virginia legislators to growing list of <b>...</b>

May 8, 2014
... Delegate Bill DeSteph; Delegate Matthew Fariss; Delegate Peter Farrell; Delegate Buddy Fowler; Senator Tom Garrett; Delegate Scott Garrett; Delegate Todd Gilbert; Delegate Tag Greason; Delegate Chris Head; Speaker ...

Virginia: Gillespie, Hill Unveil Further Endorsements | JHPolitics

May 7, 2014
... Delegate Bill DeSteph; Delegate Matthew Fariss; Delegate Peter Farrell; Delegate Buddy Fowler; Senator Tom Garrett; Delegate Scott Garrett; Delegate Todd Gilbert; Delegate Tag Greason; Delegate Chris Head; Speaker ...

Third Annual Elected Officials Volunteer Day | Feeding America SWVA

September 4, 2013
... Virginia House Delegate Greg Habeeb and family; Richard Momi from Greg Habeeb's office; Virginia House Delegate Chris Head; Virginia House Delegate Nick Rush and Tucker Davis; Bill Bestpitch, Roanoke City Council; ...

CRFV Members Look at House of <b>Delegate</b> Races | College <b>...</b>

August 6, 2013
Three College Republicans take a look at a few of the more contested House of Delegate races this elections season - and why they're confident the Republicans will prevail. ... Chris Head of Botetourt County represents the 17th district in House of Delegates and is a local franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care. After the completion of his freshman ... too many issues.” After winning over 65% of the vote in his first election, all signs point to a clean victory for Del.

House passes transportation bill 60-40 | Bearing Drift

February 22, 2013
Del. David B. Albo Del. John A. Cosgrove Del. M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox Del. Mark L. Dudenhefer Del. James E. Edmunds II Del. Thomas A. “Tag” Greason Del. Christopher T. “Chris” Head Del. Gordon C. Helsel, Jr. Del. Keith

Recent Mentions in the Media

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily: Local Business Owners Talk Workforce Needs, Ongoing Problems With State ...

September 2, 2014
... because the rest of the world does not think that way,? said BDC member Del. Chris Head (R-17th District). Debora Wright, the vice president of workforce development for Thomas Nelson Community College, said ?the time is now? to begin restructuring ...

Roanoke Times: Letter: Bringing the symphony to the community

August 31, 2014
Seated at a table in front of me were Landon Howard, executive director of the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Virginia Del. Chris Head. As the program progressed, these gentlemen were all smiles ? Howard no doubt thinking about ...

WDBJ7: McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

August 26, 2014
Delegate Chris Head is a member of the House Finance Committee. "Generally speaking when you are forced to dig and make those cuts, you can find them," Head told . "The only difficulty is that this is the same song, now the 3rd or 4th verse.and more »

Roanoke Times: Election officials seek relief from more rules and less money

August 26, 2014
Del. Greg Habeeb, R-Salem, said that he would continue to work with election officials on ballot integrity and access issues. He didn't mention money. When asked why they didn't speak, Dels. Terry Austin and Chris Head, who are both Botetourt County ...

WDBJ7: State budget shortfall could top $2 billion over next 3 years

August 26, 2014
With slowing state revenues, the governor is telling state agencies to prepare for cuts. a spokesman confirms 5 percent in the first year of the biennial budget. 7 percent in the second. Delegate Chris Head: Generally speaking when you are forced to ...

These are all of the video clips of Chris Head’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 28 video clips in all.


  • HB94: Business permits, etc.; assistance and documentation required from localities.
  • HB95: Legal notices; advertisement by locality on websites, radio, or television.
  • HB96: Reckless driving; causing death while driving with suspended license, guilty of Class 6 felony.
  • HB97: Elections; central absentee voter precincts.
  • HB365: Standards of Learning; assessments, revisions.
  • HB366: Virginia Tourism Authority; designating Blue Ridge Highlands region to enhance tourism development.
  • HB367: Community Action Act; duties of Secretary of Commerce and Trade.
  • HB368: Eye care coverage; requirement for carrier practices.
  • HB369: Parking management companies; expands powers of companies operating under contracts with localities.
  • HB370: Commercial credit reporting; establishes procedure enterprise may request access to report.
  • HB371: License tax, local; tax on net income of businesses.
  • HB372: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; expedited evictions for nonremediable breaches.
  • HB454: Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); DMAS to expand.
  • HB476: Home care organizations; inspections.
  • HB497: BPOL; appeal of business license tax classification.
  • HB602: Alcoholic beverages; providing alcohol to underage persons.
  • HB702: Uniform assessments; qualified assessors.
  • HB955: Administrative Process Act; exemption for certain regulations.
  • HB1002: Training, Committee on, within Department of Criminal Justice Services; increases membership.
  • HJ157: Celebrating the life of William Bruce Overstreet, Jr.
  • HJ379: Commending the Rotary Club of Roanoke.
  • HR15: Commending the Northside High School Football team.
  • HB219: Unemployment benefits; volunteer service requirement, report.
  • HB1138: Civil remedies; use of depositions.
  • HB1329: Local taxes; interest on refunds and delinquent taxes.
  • HB1372: Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification.
  • HB1373: Legal notices; advertisement by locality.
  • HB1374: Summary judgment; use of depositions.
  • HB1445: Home care organizations; clarifies liability insurance coverage requirements.
  • HB1567: Suspended or revoked license; driving recklessly causing death of another person, penalty.
  • HB1720: Alcoholic beverages; person not requiring evidence of legal age guilty of Class 3 misdemeanor, etc.
  • HB1722: Facilities; assistance and documentation to person seeking business license, etc.
  • HB2082: Information Technology Advisory Council; Council to elect chairman and vice-chair from membership.
  • HB2283: Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority; designated as an agency in executive branch of state.
  • HB2284: Social Services, Commissioner of; submission of financial information, exemption from disclosure.
  • HB2290: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for hiring certain veterans with salary of $30,000.
  • HJ564: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly, limitations (first reference).
  • HJ591: Celebrating the life of John Robert Slaughter, Sr.
  • HJ606: Celebrating the life of William B. Poff.
  • HR84: Commending the Roanoke Catholic High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HR142: Commending the Vinton Host Lions Club.
  • HB219: Unemployment benefits; volunteer service requirement, report.
  • HB220: Home care organizations; licensure.
  • HB221: VIEW; substance abuse screening and assessment of public assistance applicants and recipients.
  • HB222: Legal notices; allows localities to meet notice requirements by utilizing their websites, etc.
  • HB1138: Civil remedies; use of depositions.
  • HB1163: Alcoholic beverage control; proof of legal age required.
  • HB1220: Industrial development authorities; allows Roanoke County and City of Norfolk to expand board.
  • HR564: Commending William B. Overstreet, Jr.