Delegate Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)

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Party
Republican
District
5: Counties of Grayson, Smyth (part), and Washington (part); Cities of Bristol and Galax [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Militia, Police and Public Safety, Privileges and Elections
Age
34
Website
oquinnfordelegate.com
Copatroning Habits
82% 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, 72% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
14.3% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$106,125.45 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Dominion Leadership Trust PAC political action committee Fredericksburg $1,179
Dominion Political Action Committee Energy Richmond $500
Virginia Education Association Fund Education Richmond $500
Altria Client Services, Inc. Consumer Products Richmond $500
Home Builders Association of Virginia HBAV Build PAC Home Builders Richmond $500
American Electric Power Energy Roanoke $500
Reed Smith LLP Law Firm Richmond $250
Virginia Credit Union Political Action Committee Banking Lynchburg $250
Christian & Barton LLP Law Firm Richmond $250
Williams Mullen Clark & Dobbins Law Firm Richmond $250

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

<b>Delegate Israel O&#39;Quinn</b> Visits Watauga Elementary - Washington <b>...</b>

April 21, 2014
On April 10, Watauga Elementary was honored to have Delegate Israel O'Quinn as a guest reader. Delegate O'Quinn visited preschoolers in Mrs. Childress' class, as well as first graders in Mrs. Sharp's class. He read the book ...

Animal-related bills pass General Assembly - RVANews

April 7, 2014
“Some people have an extreme aversion to animals, and others have a strong affection for them,” the bill's chief patron, Delegate Israel O'Quinn, R-Bristol, told The Washington Post. “There are some people who do not want ...

Bill would allow Virginians to be buried next to their pets | MyFOX8 <b>...</b>

February 27, 2014
RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) — A bill moving through the General Assembly in Virginia would allow people to be buried next to their pets. WTVR reported that State Delegate Israel O'Quinn's (R-Bristol) is expected to be heard in a ...

Virginia General Assembly to Consider Bill allowing Pets to be <b>...</b>

January 31, 2014
It was introduced by republican Delegate Israel O'Quinn with Delegate A. Benton Chafin, Jr. as Chief Co-Patron. The issue was brought to Delegate O'Quinn's attention by Kelly Farris, co-owner of Farris Funeral Services, who ...

Campbell Announces Office &amp; Staff Information | <b>Delegate</b> Jeff <b>...</b>

January 13, 2014
She has been involved as a volunteer and staffer with several political campaigns and previously worked as a political director with Delegate Israel O'Quinn (5th District). Adam Tolbert, Senior Policy Advisor Mr. Tolbert will ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Southwest Virginia Today: Delegate reads to four classes

April 22, 2014
Contributed swvatoday.com | 0 comments. Delegate Israel O'Quinn (R-Fifth District) visited three schools in Washington County to read to the students in honor of Week of the Young Child last week. The Week of the Young ...

RVANews: Animal-related bills pass General Assembly

April 7, 2014
?Some people have an extreme aversion to animals, and others have a strong affection for them,? the bill's chief patron, Delegate Israel O'Quinn, R-Bristol, told The Washington Post. ?There are some people who do not want pets or any furry animal ...

WCYB: Virginia lawmakers not close to budget compromise

March 28, 2014
"What we want is to pass a budget debate -- Medicaid, whether it be Medicaid expansion or a marketplace," adds Republican Delegate Israel O'Quinn. "Governor McDonnell's budget doesn't have Medicaid piece in it. The Senate's budget, Governor ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Titch: Virginia takes lead in patent reform

April 6, 2014
Richard Stuart and Del. Israel O'Quinn, both Republicans. The bills authorize the attorney general to investigate cases of patent trolling and sue to recover civil penalties. Recognizing that patent cases can often be complicated, the Virginia bills ...

These are all of the video clips of Israel O'Quinn’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 12 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB51: Speed limits; prohibits driving at less than posted maximum speed in left-most lanes on Interstate.
  • HB375: Patent infringement; assertions made in bad faith, exemptions, penalties.
  • HB588: Cemetery Board; powers and duties, special interments of human remains & pets of deceased humans.
  • HB590: Charitable gaming; raffles by nonprofit organizations.
  • HB591: Virginia Consumer Protection Act; unsolicited demands for payment, prohibited practices.
  • HB592: Training centers in Commonwealth; remain open & accept new patients, despite DBHDS plan to close.
  • HB593: Entitlement to certain sales and use tax revenues; City of Bristol and Washington County.
  • HB603: Driver's license; refusal to provide social security number due to religious objection.
  • HB710: Coal-mined areas; reclamation.
  • HB734: Virginia Beach arena; Virginia beach may use Arena Financing Fund to collect taxes for facility.
  • HB947: School board policy, local; designated breastfeeding area for employees.
  • HB1202: Mineral lands; local property and license taxes.
  • HB1224: Natural gas-fueled electric generation facilities; approval of construction of certain facilities.
  • HB1242: School boards, elected; tie breaker.
  • HJ35: Commending Andrew E. Overbay.
  • HJ36: Celebrating the life of Kevin Perrigan.
  • HJ37: Commending the Holston High School golf team.
  • HJ60: Commending Ty Cannaday.
  • HJ61: Commending the Galax High School boys' cross country team.
  • HJ75: Celebrating the life of John G. Wolfe.
  • HJ117: Commending Benjamin Walls.
  • HJ265: Commending Larry Chambers.
  • HJ349: Commending Richard Macbeth.
  • HJ401: Commending Geraldine Sword.
  • HJ5018: Commending the Chilhowie High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ5019: Commending Wallace Middle School.
  • HR3: Commending the Holston High School golf team.
  • HR4: Commending Sherry King.
  • HR5: Celebrating the life of Egbert Fullen Stallard.
  • HR523: Celebrating the life of Matthew Anthony Legg, Jr.
  • HB850: General registrars; shall serve on a full-time basis.
  • HB1426: Legal notices; advertisement on websites by Towns of Damascus and Glade Spring.
  • HB1427: Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority; grants Authority 'quick take' condemnation powers.
  • HB1428: General registrars; shall serve on a full-time basis beginning July 1, 2013.
  • HB1508: Congressman William Wampler, Sr., Memorial Highway; designating portion of Interstate Route 81.
  • HB1657: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes funeral-related goods.
  • HB1679: Concealed handgun permit; exception retired investigator of security division of Lottery Department.
  • HB1768: Environmental courts; district court or circuit court may establish, specialized court dockets.
  • HB1798: Retail Sales and Use Tax; entitlement of City of Bristol to certain revenues.
  • HB2035: Old Flat State Forest; authorizes DOF to convey and accept lands in Grayson County.
  • HB2256: Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation; membership of board of trustees. Emergency.
  • HJ577: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William Creed Wampler, Sr
  • HR85: Commending the Galax High School baseball team.
  • HR86: Celebrating the life of Ralph E. McCray.
  • HR87: Commending Glade Spring Middle School.
  • HR88: Celebrating the life of John Bassett Vaughan.
  • HR89: Celebrating the life of Merle Martin Warren Dickert.
  • HR90: Commending Andrew Dalton Rhinehart.
  • HR91: Commending Justin Grimm.
  • HR92: Commending Emma Buchanan.
  • HR93: Celebrating the life of Godfrey Morris Curd.
  • HR94: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel Bill Rhea Starnes.
  • HR95: Celebrating the life of Julia Marie Ferguson Cecil.
  • HR96: Celebrating the life of Virginia Wright Fields.
  • HR97: Celebrating the life of John Wesley Holmes.
  • HR98: Celebrating the life of Stella Mae Smith Lowe.
  • HR106: Celebrating the life of Ruth Jerauld Hill Goodpasture.
  • HR107: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Lee Reavis Belton.
  • HB684: Coal mine safety; operator of coal mine to submit map and revisions that show directional changes.
  • HB685: Emergency lights; removes member of fire department, rescue squad, etc.
  • HB686: License plates, special; issuance to veterans of Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm.
  • HB687: Virginia Resources Authority; designees for Board of Directors.
  • HB688: Driver's license, special; required for convicted methamphetamine offenders.
  • HB689: Driver's license; allows issuance to an applicant who fails to provide a social security number.
  • HB755: Judgments; statute of limitations.
  • HB850: General registrars; shall serve on a full-time basis.
  • HB1116: Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of revenue collected in certain public facilities.
  • HB1192: Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit; extends sunset date.
  • HB1204: Domestic tobacco; incentive payments for use by nonparticipating manufacturers.
  • HJ182: Celebrating the life of Wanda June M. Roberts.
  • HJ183: Commending Michael J. Quillen.
  • HJ265: Celebrating the life of Dowell Richardson.
  • HJ266: Celebrating the life of Kathleen Lyons Hester.
  • HJ387: Commending Steven C. Smith.
  • HJ388: Commending Barbara Thomas.
  • HR574: Commending the Galax High School golf team.
  • HR575: Commending the Galax High School boys' basketball team.