Senator Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Photo of Dave Marsden
Party
Democratic
District
37: Fairfax County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Local Government (Chair), Privileges and Elections, Rules, Transportation
Website
marsdenforsenate.com
Copatroning Habits
73% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 67% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 58% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
4.5% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$20,952.79 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Bio

Sen. Marsden was a member of the House of Delegates from January 2006 through January 2009, when he won a special election for Senate the day before the session began.

Top 10 Donors
Verizon Good Government Communications Richmond $1,000
Edward Hart Rice Consultant Vienna $1,000
Anderson Financial Services Lending GA $1,000
Altria Corporate Services, Inc. Tobacco Companies/Farmers Richmond $1,000
Virginia AFL-CIO Labor Union Richmond $1,000
Alpha Natural Resources Services, LLC Energy Corporation Abingdon $1,000
Dominion PAC VA Power Supplier Richmond $1,000
NOVA Biz PAC Chamber of Commerce Vienna $750
Advanced Towing Company, LLC. Towing Arlington $500
Northern Virginia Technology Council - TechPAC Technology Council Herndon $500

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

ASPCA Applauds Local Lawmakers&#39; Efforts to Protect Animals <b>...</b>

April 9, 2014
State lawmakers, Sen. Chap Petersen and Sen. Dave Marsden introduced measures to protect animals, which Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently signed into law.

Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Signs Legislation Prohibiting Inhumane Fox <b>...</b>

April 8, 2014
This has truly been a team victory, and it's only because of the tireless efforts of Senator Dave Marsden, Attorney General Mark Herring and our dedicated supporters that fox penning finally has an expiration date in the ...

Annandale VA: <b>Sen</b>. Marsden&#39;s Richmond report: My legislative <b>...</b>

February 27, 2014
Sen. Marsden's Richmond report: My legislative agenda. By Sen. Dave Marsden. The 2014 General Assembly session has hit the crossover point, where all the bills passed by the Senate cross over to the House of Delegates ...

Minimum wage bill fails, but we&#39;re still fighting income inequality

February 19, 2014
We won't see an increase in Virginia's minimum wage this year, but we took a big step forward! Senator Dave Marsden and Delegate Ken Plum both introduced bills in this year's General Assembly that would increase the ...

Virginia State <b>Sen</b>. <b>Dave Marsden</b> Receives 2012 Humane State <b>...</b>

December 5, 2012
Virginia State Sen. Dave Marsden Receives 2012 Humane State Legislator Award. HSUS Va. State Director Laura Donahue presented Sen. Dave Marsden with The HSUS 2012 Humane Legislator Award. Victoria Ross ... “Senator Marsden has worked tirelessly to end the egregiously cruel practice of fox penning and The Humane Society of the United States is enormously grateful for his extraordinary work,” said Laura Donahue, Virginia state director for the HSUS.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Patch.com: ASPCA Applauds Local Lawmakers' Efforts to Protect Animals

April 9, 2014
ASPCA Applauds Local Lawmakers' Efforts to Protect AnimalsThe new laws include Senate Bill 228, introduced by Sen. Chap Petersen ... Bill 42, introduced by Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), which prevents new fox penning facilities from opening, and establishes a foundation for the phase-out of this cruel blood ...

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Considering the Effects of Mass Incarceration

April 10, 2014
Although the drugs are pharmaceutically the same, a person possessing 28 grams of crack faces a mandatory five year sentence, while 500 grams of cocaine are required for this mandatory sentence. Panelists also included State Sen. Dave Marsden (D-37) ...

Patch.com: Adam Ebbin Wins 8th Congressional District Straw Poll in Alexandria

April 8, 2014
He has been endorsed in the primary race by former state Sen. and Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer, state Sen. Chap Petersen, Del. Mark Sickles (who recently dropped out of the race) and state Sen. Dave Marsden. The straw poll took place at Port City ...and more »

Inside NoVA: Ebbin congressional bid endorsed by fellow state senator

April 3, 2014
. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy ... Adam Ebbin's bid for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives seat has been endorsed by state Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Fairfax). ?Adam has been a ...

HSUS News: Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Signs Legislation Prohibiting Inhumane Fox Pens

April 8, 2014
This has truly been a team victory, and it's only because of the tireless efforts of Senator Dave Marsden, Attorney General Mark Herring and our dedicated supporters that fox penning finally has an expiration date in the Commonwealth.? For more ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Dave Marsden’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 163 video clips in all.

Index

Jan 23, 2009Jan 23, 2009Jan 28, 2009Jan 28, 2009Feb 09, 2009Feb 09, 2009Feb 09, 2009Feb 10, 2009Feb 10, 2009Feb 24, 2009Feb 25, 2009Feb 02, 2010Feb 02, 2010Feb 03, 2010Feb 04, 2010Feb 04, 2010Feb 04, 2010Feb 08, 2010Feb 10, 2010Feb 10, 2010Feb 10, 2010Feb 11, 2010Feb 12, 2010Feb 12, 2010Feb 15, 2010Feb 16, 2010Feb 16, 2010Feb 16, 2010Feb 16, 2010Feb 19, 2010Mar 08, 2010Mar 08, 2010Mar 08, 2010Mar 09, 2010Mar 09, 2010Mar 10, 2010Mar 10, 2010Mar 12, 2010Mar 13, 2010Apr 21, 2010Apr 21, 2010Jan 19, 2011Jan 24, 2011Jan 24, 2011Jan 25, 2011Jan 25, 2011Jan 25, 2011Jan 25, 2011Jan 26, 2011Jan 27, 2011Jan 31, 2011Jan 31, 2011Feb 01, 2011Feb 02, 2011Feb 02, 2011Feb 02, 2011Feb 03, 2011Feb 03, 2011Feb 03, 2011Feb 04, 2011Feb 04, 2011Feb 07, 2011Feb 07, 2011Feb 07, 2011Feb 08, 2011Feb 08, 2011Feb 08, 2011Feb 08, 2011Feb 08, 2011Feb 08, 2011Feb 09, 2011Feb 11, 2011Feb 14, 2011Feb 17, 2011Feb 18, 2011Feb 21, 2011Feb 21, 2011Feb 24, 2011Feb 24, 2011Jan 20, 2012Jan 26, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 07, 2012Feb 10, 2012Feb 10, 2012Feb 10, 2012Feb 10, 2012Feb 13, 2012Feb 14, 2012Feb 14, 2012Feb 14, 2012Feb 20, 2012Mar 01, 2012Mar 01, 2012Mar 01, 2012Mar 07, 2012Mar 08, 2012Mar 09, 2012Mar 10, 2012Mar 10, 2012Apr 18, 2012Apr 18, 2012Jan 21, 2013Jan 21, 2013Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 24, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 29, 2013Jan 31, 2013Feb 01, 2013Feb 01, 2013Feb 02, 2013Feb 02, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 21, 2013Jan 16, 2014Jan 20, 2014Jan 21, 2014Jan 21, 2014Jan 30, 2014Jan 30, 2014Jan 30, 2014Jan 30, 2014Feb 07, 2014Feb 07, 2014Feb 10, 2014Feb 10, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 17, 2014Feb 18, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 24, 2014Feb 28, 2014Feb 28, 2014Feb 28, 2014Feb 28, 2014Feb 28, 2014Feb 28, 2014Mar 03, 2014Mar 03, 2014

Bills

  • SB2: Public schools; textbooks approved by BOE to note that Sea of Japan is also referred to as East Sea.
  • SB38: Hybrid electric motor vehicles; repeals annual license tax, refunds.
  • SB39: Firearms; criminal history record information check on transferee; penalties.
  • SB40: Personal Information Privacy Act; use of DMV-issued driver's license or ID card information.
  • SB41: Assault and battery; conspiracy to commit is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB42: Fox or coyote; penalty to erect, maintain, or operate an enclosure for purpose of hunting with dogs.
  • SB57: Livable Home Tax Credit; increases total amount granted for program.
  • SB58: Comprehensive plans; alignment of transportation infrastructure and facilities.
  • SB122: Juvenile offenders; offenses and punishment.
  • SB125: Juvenile offenders; sentence modification.
  • SB130: Juveniles, delinquent; commitment to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • SB133: Court services unit directors; employment.
  • SB137: Arrest photos; placement and removal on Internet, penalty.
  • SB142: Juvenile offenders, certain; sentence modification procedure.
  • SB327: Tuition, in-state; eligibility of undocumented persons.
  • SB553: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; notification of laws.
  • SB554: Driver education; community colleges shall have authority to offer courses to become instructor.
  • SB590: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current federally mandated level.
  • SB592: Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program; eligibility for volunteer appointments.
  • SB593: Urban county executive form of government; disclosure in land use proceedings.
  • SB596: Alcoholic beverage control; state and local license tax on certain brewery licensees.
  • SB629: Navigation on certain waters; liability of persons recreationally floating upon certain waters.
  • SJ10: Students with developmental and intellectual disabilities; SCHEV to study.
  • SJ52: Early childhood education; recognizing value to children and sets goal of extending availability.
  • SB196: Fairfax County Parkway; requires CTB to transfer to state primary highway system.
  • SB199: Pedestrians; requires vehicle drivers to stop at marked crosswalks, etc.
  • SB202: Fox and coyote penning; Class 1 misdemeanor for purpose of hunting or killing with dogs.
  • SB203: Adjudication of certain crimes; penalty.
  • SB388: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: IN REMEMBRANCE, APRIL 16, 2007.
  • SB390: Juvenile life sentences; proceding for sentence modification.
  • SB392: Transportation Board; increases number of membership.
  • SB785: Firearms; use in commission of crime, civil liability.
  • SB786: Firearms, lost or stolen; duty of law enforcement.
  • SB787: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • SB808: Juvenile offenders; proceeding for sentence modification.
  • SB809: Juvenile offenders; punishment for conviction of certain felonies.
  • SB1002: Emergency protective orders; expungement of orders from record.
  • SB1003: Vehicle tire weight limitations; prohibits over-the-road operation of certain vehicles.
  • SB1234: Juveniles; placement in secure local facility.
  • SB1280: Fox and coyote; unlawful to stage competition where they are pursued by dogs in an enclosure, etc.
  • SB1326: Public schools; Board of Education to develop and distribute policies on concussion prevention.
  • SB1360: Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; General Assembly may add certain full-time employees.
  • SJ90: Juvenile facilities, secure; JLARC to study excess capacity.
  • SJ96: ICPRB; joint subcommittee to study State's withdrawal & effects upon source of drinking water, etc.
  • SJ422: Celebrating the life of Susan Lucinda Morgan Armstrong.
  • SJ431: Celebrating the life of Dawn Michele Lawson.
  • SB195: Towing ordinances; localities in Northern Virginia to require companies to submit to inspection.
  • SB196: Fairfax County Parkway; requires CTB to transfer to state primary highway system.
  • SB197: Attorney General; may represent in civil matters a person appointed by circuit court judge.
  • SB198: Health insurance; credits provided for retired school division employees.
  • SB199: Pedestrians; requires vehicle drivers to stop at marked crosswalks, etc.
  • SB200: Public school textbooks; when referring to Sea of Japan, note that is also referred to as East Sea.
  • SB201: Hospital discharge procedures; community services boards to provide information on certain services.
  • SB202: Fox and coyote penning; Class 1 misdemeanor for purpose of hunting or killing with dogs.
  • SB203: Adjudication of certain crimes; penalty.
  • SB388: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: IN REMEMBRANCE, APRIL 16, 2007.
  • SB389: Pneumatic gun ordinance; allows locality to prohibit possession on school property, etc., exception.
  • SB390: Juvenile life sentences; proceding for sentence modification.
  • SB391: Parental notification; school investigations.
  • SB392: Transportation Board; increases number of membership, residence requirement for redistricting.
  • SB420: Sex Offender Registry; notification of laws.
  • SB421: Motor vehicle dealers; recovering title.
  • SB457: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • SB529: Real estate tax; exemption for disabled veterans.
  • SB530: Colleges, etc., projects, certain; required to hold at least one public hearing before undertaking.
  • SB531: Northern Virginia Transportation District; responsibilities of Transportation Board.
  • SJ90: Juvenile facilities, secure; JLARC to study excess capacity.
  • SJ96: ICPRB; joint subcommittee to study State's withdrawal & effects upon source of drinking water, etc.
  • SJ134: Commending Karen Dickerson.
  • SB581: State Law Library Database; created, Supreme Court of Virginia to oversee.
  • SB582: Fertilizer products; requires labeling include directions for proper use & precautionary statement.
  • SB588: Public transportation service; obstructing operation of transit vehicle is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB702: Child welfare; placement of children.
  • SB703: Public Procurement Act; preference for construction contractors hiring local residents.
  • SB767: Protective orders; expungement of police and court records.
  • SB768: School zones; designation of zones in certain residential communities.
  • SB769: Reckless driving; failing to stop at a school bus.
  • SB770: Underage drinking and driving; punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB804: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: IN REMEMBRANCE, APRIL 16, 2007.
  • SB805: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • SB1167: HOT lanes; when a vehicle crashes on certain interstates, driver must move to nearest pull-off area.
  • SB1168: Juvenile; may be detained in secure facility for violation if fail to adhere to conditions of court.
  • SB1169: Subpoenaed nonjudicial records; party requesting is liable for charges.
  • SB1170: Commitment on parole supervision; court services unit to consult with local department.
  • SB1171: Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth & Families, State Executive Council for; powers and duties.
  • SB1172: Tracking devices; Department of Criminal Justices establish training standards.
  • SB1173: Planning and Budget, Department of; reestimate of agency needs.
  • SB1174: Public Procurement Act; provisions for construction contracts involving certain schools.
  • SB1175: Disabled individuals; taxation of trusts established therefor.
  • SB1176: Claims; Michele G. Stevener.
  • SB1177: Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting by localities.
  • SB1178: Child welfare; placement of children.
  • SB1179: Trespassing vehicles; regulation of removal by localities.
  • SB1180: Pretrial deposition; creates a mechanism of a witness who is unavailable because of sickness, etc.
  • SB1323: Common interest communities; payment of resale disclosure packet fees.
  • SB1372: Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund; increases maximum claim of one judgment creditor.
  • SB1445: Fines, costs, and fees; requires cost of collecting be added to total amounts due, etc.
  • SB1480: Teachers; those seeking renewal of license to complete study of civics education.
  • SJ443: Commending Harley Swift.
  • SJ444: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Benjamin Jaewon Park.
  • SJ452: Commending the Operation Pedro Pan Exodus on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • SJ453: Commending Terra Centre Elementary School.
  • SJ454: Commending the Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association, Inc.
  • SB579: Detention; allows juvenile to be moved to a less restrictive placement when is warranted or earned.
  • SB580: Airsoft guns; prohibited on school property.
  • SB581: State Law Library Database; created, Supreme Court of Virginia to oversee.
  • SB582: Fertilizer products; requires labeling include directions for proper use & precautionary statement.
  • SB583: Pesticides and fertilizers; prohibits providers of lawn care services from applying onto streets.
  • SB584: Transportation district trains; unlawful to ride without a valid ticket.
  • SB585: Juvenile correctional facilities; counsel appointed for persons confined in correctional centers.
  • SB586: Juveniles; petition filed by intake officer to schools for certain crimes committed.
  • SB587: Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; retention of jurisdiction.
  • SB588: Public transportation service; obstructing operation of transit vehicle is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB589: Child support; punishment and options for person convicted of nonpayment.
  • SB590: Alcoholic beverage control; third party shipment of wine and beer.
  • SB591: Juveniles; detention in secure facility for possession of certain firearms.
  • SB634: Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB); composition.
  • SB635: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; name of offender's employer not to be published.
  • SB701: Cigarettes; assessment fee on manufacturers that do not participate in Master Settlement Agreement.
  • SB702: Child welfare; placement of children.
  • SB703: Public Procurement Act; preference for construction contractors hiring local residents.
  • SB721: Attorney-issued summons; eliminates prohibition of summonses in cases involving protective orders.
  • SB722: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • SJ112: Commending Virginia Task Force 1.
  • SJ195: Celebrating the life of Major Harold E. Brown, Jr.
  • SJ267: Commending Barry Green.
  • HB587: Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution.
  • HB1252: Child custody; court ordered investigations.
  • HB1518: Emergency protective orders; Executive Secretary to allow magistrates to use preliminary orders.
  • HB1567: Nutrient management training; voluntary program for commercial providers of lawn care, etc.
  • HB2225: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet database.
  • HB2226: Prisoner Litigation Reform Act; court serve Office of Attorney General with motion for judgement.
  • HB2227: Airsoft guns; added to list of prohibited concealed weapons.
  • HB2228: Juveniles; restitution payments paid thereby.
  • HB2229: Retirement plan; no person acting as trustee or custodian with respect thereto may exercise setoff.
  • HB2230: Highway construction allocations; Transportation Board allocate projects in Northern Virginia, etc.
  • HB2231: Parking; adds pickup and panel trucks to list of vehicles that Fairfax, etc. may prohibit therefrom.
  • HB2232: Crashes on HOT lanes under construction; if no apparent bodily injuries, drivers must move vehicles.
  • HB2233: Electronic filings; DMV may require certain filings or submissions be made electronically.
  • HB2510: Repossessed vehicles; person purchasing in another state may sell in State without obtaining title.
  • HB2511: Notice to sex offenders of law changes; State Police, Dept. of Corrections, etc. to give notice.
  • HB2512: Income tax, state; subtraction for Virginia Military Family Relief Fund.
  • HB2513: Mob violence; adds act of violence to listing of offenses reported by juvenile intake officer.
  • HB2530: Secondary school teachers; required to complete course on current structure & historic development.
  • HJ887: Celebrating the life of Eric J. Olsen.
  • HR42: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rules 18(a) and 18(c).
  • HR43: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rules 18(a) and 18(c).
  • HB581: Tow truck driver; exempts requirement of having authorization documents.
  • HB582: Psychiatric inpatient treatment of minors; timing of petition and hearing.
  • HB583: Emergency custody orders; extension of time.
  • HB584: Nurses, licensed; presumption of knowledge of statewide standard of care.
  • HB585: Juvenile care facilities; Board of Juvenile Justice to est. regulations for smoke detectors, etc.
  • HB586: Appellate court; remand of bail appeal.
  • HB587: Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution.
  • HB588: Concealed weapons; prohibits carrying of concealed pneumatic guns.
  • HB589: Gangs; voluntarily submitting to hazing as part of initiation.
  • HB590: Predicate criminal act; adds simple larceny of motor vehicle to list.
  • HB591: Probation officers; removes court services staff from list to advise child of right to counsel.
  • HB592: Criminal history record information; required for transfer of firearms.
  • HB1252: Child custody; court ordered investigations.
  • HB1253: Smoking; prohibited in restaurants.
  • HB1254: Juvenile records; intake officer to report to Bureau of Immigration & Customs if in U.S. illegally.
  • HB1255: Juveniles; transfer of jurisdiction.
  • HB1256: Individual retirement accounts (IRAs); exemption from civil judgments.
  • HB1257: Child support enforcement; establishing Intensive Case Monitoring pilot programs.
  • HB1258: Juvenile records; notification of expungement.
  • HB1517: Criminal Records Exchange; prohibits person with mental health treatment from purchasing firearms.
  • HB1518: Emergency protective orders; Executive Secretary to allow magistrates to use preliminary orders.
  • HB1519: Juveniles; released to detention home between 11 and 13 years of age.
  • HB1567: Nutrient management training; voluntary program for commercial providers of lawn care, etc.
  • HB1460: Street gangs; verification of immigration status upon conviction of crime.
  • HB2646: Emergency protective orders; issuance thereof & judge to provide protected person with forms, etc.
  • HB2656: LEED Silver standard; established by U. S. Green Building Council.
  • HB2657: School boards; developing policies for parents participation in child's education without harassing.
  • HB2658: Child support; probation for nonpayment.
  • HB2659: Writ on judgment; sheriff to post copy thereof to recover specific property on party' door.
  • HB2660: Juveniles; investigation of social history prior to commitment.
  • HB2661: Confidential records; adds group homes to list eligible to review certain records of minors.
  • HB2662: Virginia, Ever Enshrined; designating as official state song.
  • HB2663: Pesticides and fertilizers; prohibits providers of lawn care services from applying to streets, etc.
  • HB2664: Planning and Budget, Department of; reestimate of agency needs.
  • HB2665: Driver's license expiration; extension to certain persons in service serving outside country.
  • HB2753: Real estate tax; tax credit for certain residential property.
  • HB3006: Investigation following conviction for criminal street gang activity;
  • HB3007: Juvenile certification; only certified upon conviction.
  • HB3008: Uniform crime reports; shall be distributed in an electronic format.
  • HB3009: Retirement system; localities provide benefits to local employees of juvenile detention facilities.
  • HJ960: Commending Teresa and Allen Patton and their dog Diamond Jim.
  • HB401: Child support; incarcerated person in work program who designates 50% thereto.
  • HB402: Invasive Species Council; extends sunset provision.
  • HB692: Juveniles; exceptions to confidentiality.
  • HB1460: Street gangs; verification of immigration status upon conviction of crime.
  • HB1461: Jurors; those not qualified to serve in criminal case.
  • HJ364: Celebrating the life of Specialist Felipe J. Garcia Villareal.
  • HJ365: Celebrating the life of Carolyn A. Flaningam.