Delegate Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)

Photo of Greg Habeeb
Party
Republican
District
8: Counties of Craig, Montgomery (part), and Roanoke (part); City of Salem [map]
Took Office
January 2011
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Rules, Transportation
Age
37
Website
greghabeeb.com
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 86% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 71% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
26.7% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$53,083.79 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Bio

Habeeb, an attorney, holds a BS in political science and a JD from Wake Forest. He is married, with three children.

Top 10 Donors
Maggie C. Thompson Homemaker Salem $2,500
Virginia Uranium, Inc. Mining Chatham $2,500
Virginia BankPAC Banking Glen Allen $1,500
Medical Society of Virginia PAC Physicians Richmond $1,500
Dominion Leadership Trust political action committee Fredericksburg $1,252
Friends of Bill Cleaveland campaign committee Roanoke $1,186
David L. Hutchinson Beer Wholesaler Salem $1,000
Community Loans of America Inc Loans GA $1,000
Hunton & Williams Law Firm Richmond $1,000
Glenn O. Thornhill Executive Salem $1,000

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Special Session Update – <b>Delegate Greg Habeeb</b> | Virginia&#39;s 8th <b>...</b>

March 28, 2014
I was back in Richmond this week for a special session of the General Assembly aimed at solving the current budget impasse. The General Assembly adjourned on March 8 without passing a state budget, leaving local governments, school ...

Weekly Update: End of Session – <b>Delegate Greg Habeeb</b> | Virginia&#39;s <b>...</b>

March 12, 2014
The 2014 Session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned Saturday after 60 days of hectic work, after considering thousands of bills and resolutions across a number of different subjects. The 2014 session was very productive and I am ...

Weekly Update: Week 7 – <b>Delegate Greg Habeeb</b> | Virginia&#39;s 8th <b>...</b>

February 25, 2014
There are less than two weeks left in the 2014 General Assembly session, but things aren't winding down quite yet. Over 200 House bills remain in the Senate and the House must act on over 150 Senate bills before we can adjourn on March 8 ...

Weekly Update: Week 6 – <b>Delegate Greg Habeeb</b> | Virginia&#39;s 8th <b>...</b>

February 18, 2014
There are just two weeks left in the 2014 General Assembly session but there is plenty of work left to do, including writing the state's two-year budget. When it comes to the budget, I believe Virginia must be cautious and responsible.

Weekly Update: Week 5 – <b>Delegate Greg Habeeb</b> | Virginia&#39;s 8th <b>...</b>

February 11, 2014
The Virginia General Assembly has reached the halfway point of the 2014 legislative session, but that doesn't mean we get to take a breather. In fact, the period known as “crossover” is usually the busiest part of the legislative session.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Delegate Greg Habeeb shares Special Session update

April 3, 2014
I was back in Richmond last week for a special session of the General Assembly aimed at solving the current budget impasse. The General Assembly adjourned on March 8 without passing a state budget, leaving local governments, school boards and the ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Virginia lawmakers resume stalemate

April 23, 2014
Washington PostProgress on the issue was perhaps best measured by the increasing length and thickness of the beards sported in protest by Del. Thomas Greason, R-Loudoun County and Del. Greg Habeeb, R-Salem, who started growing them before the legislature ...McAuliffe on passing state budget: "Not my job"WVEC.com (subscription)all 89 news articles »

Roanoke Times: Delegate Habeeb to speak at ANU graduation on May 2

April 15, 2014
On Friday, May 2, at 6 p.m., the Roanoke Valley Campus of American National University will hold its graduation ceremony at Lakeside Baptist Church with special guest Delegate Greg Habeeb as the commencement speaker. Habeeb was first elected in ...

Roanoke Times: Letters: 5-4 decision hands country to wealthiest

April 14, 2014
Del. Greg Habeeb stated in The March 21 in reference to Medicaid expansion, "There is zero chance the House of Delegates is going to allow the Senate and this governor to bring Obama-style, Washington politics into Virginia to leverage ...

Roanoke Times: The marvels of give-and-take in health care reform

April 9, 2014
Miles cites Del. Greg Habeeb of Salem, one of our local pols who, like Reps. Morgan Griffith and Bob Goodlatte, is more interested in self-promotion than in thoughtful service to Virginians. Habeeb and his fellow Republicans would rather deprive our ...and more »

From the Legislator’s Website

Special Session Update

March 27, 2014

Weekly Update: End of Session

March 12, 2014

Weekly Update: Week 7

February 25, 2014

Weekly Update: Week 6

February 18, 2014

Weekly Update: Week 5

February 11, 2014

Bills

  • HB7: Restoration of civil right to vote; person convicted of nonviolent felony, eligibility to register.
  • HB24: Contracts; recording requirements.
  • HB25: Public service companies; updates citation to federal Public Utility Holding Company Act, etc.
  • HB33: Pediatric oral health; essential health benefits.
  • HB42: School calendar; local school boards responsbile for setting and determining opening day.
  • HB85: Discovery rule; statute of limitations.
  • HB91: Persons not guilty by reason of insanity; court-appointed counsel fees.
  • HB118: Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; appointments.
  • HB269: Cases under advisement; circuit court judge in civil action holding decision for unreasonable time.
  • HB582: Motor vehicle dealers; amends definition of franchise.
  • HB772: Real property tax liens; assignment to third party.
  • HB1119: Compounding of drug products; notice.
  • HJ149: Commending the Cave Spring High School softball team.
  • HJ150: Commending the Cave Spring High School debate team.
  • HJ151: Commending the Salem Red Sox baseball team.
  • HJ152: Commending the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra.
  • HJ153: Commending the Hidden Valley High School volleyball team.
  • HJ162: Commending Sally Southard.
  • HJ163: Commending Arielle Rosmarino.
  • HJ5025: Commending Salem High School Laconian staff.
  • HJ5028: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HR168: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' swim team.
  • HB228: Income tax, corporate; credit for contracting with small or minority-owned businesses.
  • HB1304: Income tax, corporate; credit for contracting with small or minority-owned, etc., businesses.
  • HB1305: Workers' compensation; injuries presumed to be in course of employment, unless evidence to contrary.
  • HB1308: Writ of actual innocence; petition by juvenile adjudicated delinquent upon felony charge.
  • HB1310: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • HB1312: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to adopt regulations for an additional testing period.
  • HB1317: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to adopt regulations establishing additional testing.
  • HB1351: Credit unions, federal; those operating within State to comply with Virginia Small Estate Act.
  • HB1352: Health care records; increases maximum copying fee that a health care provider may charge.
  • HB1388: Teaching positions; notice to principals, assistant principals, or supervisors of reassignment.
  • HB1509: Failed electronic payments; civil action, unlawful detainer remedies.
  • HB1510: Dental or optometric services plans; requirement for nonstock corporation that offer or administer.
  • HB1708: Summary judgment; use of depositions as basis for motion or to strike evidence.
  • HB1709: Nonsuits; dismissal of action, fees and costs.
  • HB2096: Opportunity Educational Institution; established, report.
  • HJ537: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly, limitations (first reference).
  • HJ539: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, executive clemency (first reference).
  • HJ693: Constitutional amendment; state school division for schools denied accreditation (first reference).
  • HJ870: Commending Michael J. Fosbre.
  • HJ886: Commending the Salem High School boys' golf team.
  • HJ887: Commending the Christiansburg High School boys' basketball team.
  • HJ896: Commending Nick Link.
  • HJ897: Commending the Blacksburg High School boys' cross country team.
  • HJ898: Commending the Blacksburg High girls' cross country team.
  • HJ899: Commending Carolyn Bethel.
  • HJ900: Celebrating the life Timothy Lewis Worrell.
  • HJ901: Commending the Salem Rescue Squad.
  • HJ914: Commending Rochelle Evans.
  • HR210: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HR211: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' swim and dive team.
  • HB14: Persons acting in defense of property; civil immunity provided for an occupant of dwelling, etc.
  • HB15: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • HB16: Civil rights; automatically restored to certain persons for eligibilty to register to vote.
  • HB44: Workers' Compensation Commission; authorized to award interest on expenses to claimant's attorney.
  • HB45: General Assembly; continuance of case.
  • HB46: Food inspections; exempts private homes that process and prepare pickles, relishes, and salsas.
  • HB75: Home/electronic incarceration; court may allow person convicted credit for time served.
  • HB76: Teachers; date changes for contract renewal for those without continuing contract status.
  • HB77: Jury sentencing; provides criminal sentencing by different jury when original cannot agree.
  • HB78: Instructional spending; local school board to report expenditures annually.
  • HB137: Workers' compensation; injuries presumed to be in course of employment.
  • HB223: Writ of actual innocence; juvenile adjudicated delinquent of felony charge may petition court.
  • HB224: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to adopt regulations allowing students to retake.
  • HB225: Standards of Learning; establishes alternative accreditation and student growth measures.
  • HB226: Workers' Compensation Commission; terms of deputy commissioners.
  • HB227: Nolle prosequi; expungement of police records and court records two years from date taken.
  • HB228: Income tax, corporate; credit for contracting with small or minority-owned businesses.
  • HB229: Doctrine of necessaries; lien not to attach on residence held by spouses as tenants by entireties.
  • HB646: Outdoor advertising; permit application fees.
  • HB647: Driver's licenses; minors to be accompanied by parent, guardian, etc., to ceremony.
  • HB648: Judgment; payee, etc., may appoint substitute for any attorney-in-fact authorized to confess.
  • HB649: Vehicle odometers; increases penalty for tampering.
  • HB1169: Workers' compensation; WCC shall retain jurisdiction for employees to pursue payment of charges.
  • HJ8: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' 200-yard medley relay swim team.
  • HJ32: Commending the Cave Spring High School girls' 200-yard freestyle relay swim team.
  • HJ33: Commending Kristin Harter and Emily Seibert.
  • HJ34: Commending Rochelle Evans.
  • HJ35: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HJ36: Commending the Hidden Valley High School girls' track team.
  • HJ37: Commending Kristin Harter.
  • HJ38: Commending Lauren Gray.
  • HJ39: Commending Leah Piemonte.
  • HJ40: Commending Patrick O'Keefe.
  • HJ41: Commending Annie Houston LeHardy.
  • HJ42: Commending Alexander Nicholas Vance.
  • HJ43: Commending Alexandria Kinsley Colby Horn.
  • HJ44: Commending Haley Cutright.
  • HJ45: Commending Travis Hudson.
  • HJ46: Commending Jerry Campbell.
  • HJ47: Commending Milan Tobacconists on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ48: Commending Company C, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment of the Virginia National Guard.
  • HJ152: Commending the Cave Spring High School volleyball team.
  • HJ451: Celebrating the life of Sergeant T.J. Conrad.
  • HJ455: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HR577: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HR583: Commending the Salem High School of Salem yearbook staff.
  • HR595: Celebrating the life of Gerald Michael Pace, Sr.
  • HB2376: Agency mandates; DSS to eliminate those related to office space, etc., of local social services.
  • HB2429: Golf cart and utility vehicle; fixes a punctuation error to clarify exceptions for use on highways.
  • HB2435: Corrections, Department of; elimination of agency mandates.
  • HB2462: Juveniles; filing of petition not necessary for certain misdemeanor offenses.
  • HB5038: Celebrating the life of Laurence Butler Dillard.
  • HJ687: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly (first reference).