Senator Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)

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Party
Republican
District
14: Chesapeake City (Part), Virginia Beach City (Part), Isle of Wight County (Part), Southampton County (Part), Franklin City (Part), Portsmouth City (Part), Suffolk City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2001
Left Office
January 2014
Website
harryblevins.com
Copatroning Habits
61% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 56% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
40.9% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$50,149.07 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Top 10 Donors
Altria Client Services, Inc. Tobacco Richmond $500
Norfolk Southern Corporation Transportation Norfolk $500
National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. Shooting Sports CT $500
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association, Inc. Travel Richmond $250
Republic Services, Inc. Waste Management AZ $250
Virginia Chapter American Academy of Pediatricts Medical Richmond $250

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake&#39;s New State <b>Senator</b> | The Citizen of <b>...</b>

August 22, 2013
He won a special August 6th election to fill the remaining term of retiring State Senator Harry Blevins. “No one can ever replace Harry Blevins,” Cosgrove says sincerely, “He is one of the most respected legislators in ...

SWAC Girl: <b>Senator</b>-elect John Cosgrove wins 14th Senate District <b>...</b>

August 6, 2013
Other endorsements included the man he is replacing, Senator Harry Blevins, as well as Senator Tommy Norment, Senator Ryan McDougle, Delegate Chris Jones, Sheriff Jim O'Sullivan, Eric Wray, Commonwealth Attorney ...

Support John Cosgrove in Special Election to Replace <b>Senator</b> <b>...</b>

May 8, 2013
The Special Republican Canvass Election for the 14th Senate District seat being vacated by Sen. Harry Blevins will be held from 5 PM to 8 PM on THURSDAY, MAY 9th. It is vitally important that this seat remain in the GOP as ...

Citizen of the Month – <b>Harry Blevins</b> | The Citizen of Chesapeake

May 5, 2013
Harry Blevins. By MJ KNOBLOCK. State Sen. Harry Blevins is retiring in August from his seat in the Virginia General Assembly. After serving the Chesapeake community and the Commonwealth of Virginia for more than 50 years, Blevins ... They were able to raise enough money to send Forbes to the workshop in Washington, which became the springboard for his future career as a lawyer, a Virginia senator and his current position as a U.S. congressman representing ...

Blevins endorses Cosgrove in the 14th Senate | Bearing Drift

May 1, 2013
Retiring State Senator Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake) has endorsed Delegate John Cosgrove to be his successor: Though I have decided to retire from the Senate, I feel a responsibility to make sure my constituents continue ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

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These are all of the video clips of Harry Blevins’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 110 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB304: License plates; display of a single plate on registered vehicles.
  • SB311: Charter; City of Franklin.
  • SB312: Four-for-Life; substantive review.
  • SB313: Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine.
  • SB728: Jails; court can adopt regional jail until it can obtain adequate facility.
  • SB729: Jail facilities, temporary; Chesapeake allowed certain waivers for current temporary structures.
  • SB773: Emergency medical services personnel; administration of medications.
  • SB774: Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers.
  • SB807: Drugs; administration by a person to a child in private school.
  • SB828: Dangerous and vicious dogs; when owner is charged with a violation, officer shall confine dog, etc.
  • SB857: Higher ed. institutions; expands eligibility for in-state tuition to certain dependents of military.
  • SB858: Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine.
  • SB859: Income tax, state; deduction for payment of tolls in qualified locality.
  • SB974: Nursing homes; implementation of voluntary electronic monitoring in residents' rooms.
  • SB1171: Public schools; reading intervention services for students in kindergarten through grade 3, etc.
  • SB1172: Standards of Quality; assignment of certain staff by local school divisions.
  • SB1294: Senate Districts; technical adjustments in boundaries.
  • SB1295: Enterprise zones; permits locality to apply for status based on distress factors in area.
  • SB1316: Wetland delineator; requirements for certification.
  • SJ267: Commending Delores Darden.
  • SJ277: National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management; Secretary of Public Safety to establish.
  • SR43: Commending Orion Dunbar.
  • SB304: License plates; display of a single plate on registered vehicles.
  • SB305: Dangerous dog registry; changes procedure for registering.
  • SB306: Tax increment financing; blighted areas.
  • SB307: Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; eliminates an exemption.
  • SB308: Business license or land use authorization, local; conditions of issuance.
  • SB309: Marriages, divorces, and annulments; disclosure of records.
  • SB310: Death records; disclosure of records.
  • SB311: Charter; City of Franklin.
  • SB312: Four-for-Life; substantive review.
  • SB313: Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine.
  • SB314: Sexually violent predators; Director of DOC determines if prisoner meets definition.
  • SB415: Nurses; licensure exemption.
  • SB660: Vital records; records of public information shall be turned over to Library of Va. for safekeeping.
  • SJ65: Vital records; JLARC to study feasibility of automation indexing.
  • SJ167: Commending the Great Bridge High School baseball team.
  • SJ211: Commending the Oscar Smith High School football team.
  • SB199: Circuit courts; City of Virginia Beach to assume salaries and expenses of clerk's office.
  • SB200: Rumble strips; installation on sides of highways having speed limits of at least 55 miles per hour.
  • SB865: Vital records; records becoming public after a certain amount of time having elapsed.
  • SB884: Elections; acquisition of voting equipment by localities.
  • SB885: Wetlands; requirement of individual or general Virginia Water Protection Permit.
  • SB955: Craney Island Disposal Area; Port Authority to take material dredged during expansion and dispose.
  • SB956: Criminal history record information; Department of Rehabilitative Services to obtain for employment.
  • SB1370: Highway rumble strips; requires installation along all highways with speed limits of 55 mph or more.
  • SJ315: E-ZPass Program; subcommittee to study policies & procedures of other states participating therein.
  • SJ316: Commending Joel Christopher Robins.
  • SJ317: Commending Ray A. Conner.
  • SJ318: Celebrating the life of Lance Corporal Cody Steven Childers.
  • SJ442: Commending Linda Nichols Daniels.
  • SJ499: Commending Jasmine Brown.
  • SB8: Fire Prevention Code, Statewide; pyrotechnician or fireworks operator must be certified.
  • SB9: Safety belts; makes nonuse thereof a primary offense.
  • SB10: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits talking on such device unless in hands-free mode.
  • SB196: School nonattendance; attendance officer, volunteers, school personnel, & principal notifies parent.
  • SB197: Public schools; maintaining records of pesticide application on school grounds.
  • SB198: Aboveground liquid fertilizer storage tanks; requires localities to adopt ordinance that regulates.
  • SB199: Circuit courts; City of Virginia Beach to assume salaries and expenses of clerk's office.
  • SB200: Rumble strips; installation on sides of highways having speed limits of at least 55 miles per hour.
  • SB201: JLARC; shall administer an operational/programmatic performance audit on transportation programs.
  • SB202: Marine Resources Commission; state-owned bottomlands, fees.
  • SB203: School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school.
  • SB204: Uniform Power of Attorney Act; established within Code of Virginia.
  • SB363: Civil remedies; depositions as basis for motion of summary judgment or to strike evidence.
  • SB366: Offers of judgment; costs.
  • SB689: Protection and Advocacy, Office for; establish policy and guideline for approval of legal remedies.
  • SB725: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include pet carriers to list of hurricane preparedness items.
  • SB726: Hampton Roads Maritime Association; changes name to Virginia Maritime Association.
  • SJ2: Commending Sean Fleming.
  • SJ36: Celebrating the life of Gladys Schuster Carter.
  • SJ37: Celebrating the life of Woodley J. Koonce III.
  • SJ38: Commending W. Randolph Nichols.
  • SJ39: Celebrating the life of Clifton A. Bernard.
  • SJ40: Celebrating the life of Nathan T. Hardee.
  • SJ133: Commending Thomas Martin Oliver.
  • SJ210: Commending Barbara O. Carraway.
  • SB172: Horses; regulates sales thereof for showing or racing by dealers.
  • SB780: School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report.
  • SB964: Health insurance; requires health insurer, etc., to calculate amount based on actual charge.
  • SB965: Preventive medications for sexual assault victims; may authorize registered nurses to administer.
  • SB966: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of while driving except in an emergency.
  • SB967: Sales of equines by dealers; requires receipt accompany any sale of horse greater than $10,000.
  • SB968: Radiologist assistants; licensure.
  • SB969: Unlicensed child day centers; permitted to reduce number of staff per child during rest time.
  • SB970: Safety belts; makes non-use of a primary offense.
  • SB971: Plastic bags; requires that certain stores provide on-premises recycling, therefor.
  • SB1187: Garbage and refuse services; eliminates provision that barred localities from preventing disposal.
  • SB1188: Elections; clarifications and revisions to registration and election processes; penalties.
  • SB1415: Repossessed vehicles; person purchasing in another state may sell in State without obtaining title.
  • SB1416: Preservation of historical sites and architectural areas; local governing bodies may include.
  • SB1526: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR.
  • SB1545: Retirement System; divest itself of investments in companies investing in Iran's petroleum sector.
  • SB1550: Jordan Bridge; Chesapeake City Council to provide for emergency replacement thereof.
  • SJ336: High caffeine energy drinks; joint subcommittee to study the risks of consuming with alcohol.
  • SJ434: Commending the Hickory High School softball team.
  • SB167: Uniform Statewide Building Code; use of noncombustible materials in certain structures construction.
  • SB169: Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; program to award scholarships to certain students.
  • SB170: Custody and visitation orders; modification based on active military duty.
  • SB171: Adoption; former adoptive parent who stood in loco parentis may petition to adopt child.
  • SB172: Horses; regulates sales thereof for showing or racing by dealers.
  • SB173: Domestic violence cases; retention of records.
  • SB174: Real estate tax; classification of certain energy-efficient buildings.
  • SB175: Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children.
  • SB176: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; changes to taxes and fees that may be imposed.
  • SB344: Stroke Triage Plan; Board of Health to develop and maintain as component of EMS Plan.
  • SB345: Conditional release; voluntary admission to a state hospital.
  • SB346: Accountability, State Office of; established.
  • SB347: Smoking; prohibited in restaurants in Planning District 23.
  • SB348: Risk management plan; coverage for area agencies on aging.
  • SB663: Companion animals; authorizes localities to charge for the repeated impoundment thereof.
  • SB780: School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report.
  • SB785: Health insurance; repeals provision requiring coverage for bone marrow transplants.
  • SJ66: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • SJ146: Commending Melanie Norris.
  • SJ161: Celebrating the life of George W. Quarles Jr.
  • SJ180: Celebrating the life of Jarrod Brent Shivers.
  • SJ263: Commending June Vinson.
  • SB101: Beekeeping; persons with 50 or fewer hives not required to process honey in certified establishment.
  • SB102: Waste paper products; excluded definition of combustible fibers in Fire Prevention Code.
  • SB990: Income tax, corporate; extends sunset provision for machinery & equipment used in recycling process.
  • SB991: Health insurance; coverage for bone marrow transplants.
  • SB992: Branch Pilots, Board of; limited branch pilot license.
  • SB993: Disabled parking placards; issuance by physician assistant, podiatrist, chiropractor, etc.
  • SB994: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain personal property purchased by contractor.
  • SB995: Medicaid eligibility; young adults transitioning from foster care.
  • SB996: Substance abuse programs; review of application for federal funds or services used therein.
  • SB1186: Community services board members; terms of office.
  • SB1187: Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for children and spouses of certain public safety personnel.
  • SB1188: Southeastern Public Service Authority; provision for locality that withdraws therefrom.
  • SB1330: Headlights; VDOT may install signs in certain areas requiring use thereof.
  • SB1350: Special license plates; Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia; fees.
  • SJ364: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • SJ388: Health insurance; Department of Medical Assistance Services to study modification to public subsidy.
  • SJ428: Commending Project Lifesaver.
  • SJ474: Commending Cynthia L. Oman.
  • SR62: Commending Edward L. Hughes.
  • SB95: Cluster development; exempts property located in an Air Installation Compatible Use Zone.
  • SB96: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include personal property purchased by contractor.
  • SB97: SOL assessments; fire drills, etc. prohibited in schools during periods of mandatory testing.
  • SB98: Risk management plan; to include Meals on Wheels Association.
  • SB99: Retirement System; qualifications of retired persons teaching in critical shortage positions.
  • SB100: Alcoholic beverage control; alcohol vaporizing devices prohibited, penalty.
  • SB101: Beekeeping; persons with 50 or fewer hives not required to process honey in certified establishment.
  • SB102: Waste paper products; excluded definition of combustible fibers in Fire Prevention Code.
  • SB106: Waste discharge permits; consent of local governing body required before Water Control Board issues.
  • SB203: Public School Authority; implement a pass-through of refunding savings to a locality.
  • SB287: Income tax, state; credit for purchase of long-term care insurance.
  • SB288: Insanity; hearing on revocation of conditional release to be expedited.
  • SB289: Insanity; conditional release shall not be revoked because of voluntary hospital admission.
  • SB550: Law Officers' Retirement System; includes emergency medical technicians.
  • SB715: School boards; extends length of temporary loan.
  • SB716: House of Delegates districts; technical adjustment in part of boundary.
  • SJ38: Beekeepers; Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study plight thereof.
  • SJ39: Southeastern Va. Training Center; study relocation thereof to benefit State & City of Chesapeake.
  • SJ40: Uniform Statewide Building Code; Dept of Housing and Community Development to study strengthening.
  • SJ124: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • SJ163: Commending the Virginia Student Councils Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ219: Celebrating the life of Trevor Ray Cobb.
  • SJ279: Commending Great Bridge High School.
  • SJ280: Celebrating the life of James William Myers.
  • SJ5036: Commending Michael Morrison.