Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

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Party
Democratic
District
34: Fairfax City (All), Fairfax County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Next Election
November 2015
Age
46
Website
fairfaxsenator.com
Copatroning Habits
77% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 68% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
18.2% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$128,546.33 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Bio

Attorney practicing business law with Surovell, Markle, Isaacs & Levy, PLC. Fairfax native. Elected to Fairfax City Council in 1998. Member of the House of Delegates from 2001-5, resigned his seat to seek unsuccessfully the Democratic nomination for Lt. Governor. Graduate of the University of Virginia and Williams College. Married with three children.

Top 10 Donors
Donald J. Rippert CEO Great Falls $2,000
Sheey Auto Stores automobile sales Fairfax $1,000
Gloria A. Toner Retired Fairfax $1,000
VEA Fund political action committee Richmond $1,000
Mary Petersen Retired Fairfax $1,000
Freedom Bail Bonding bail bonding Fairfax $1,000
Terence R. McAuliffe Chairman McLean $1,000
IBEW Local 26 political action committee MD $1,000
Millennium Investment & Development Group investment Centreville $1,000
Virginia AFL-CIO Political Expenditures Fund Political Action Committee Richmond $1,000

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

My Interview With State <b>Senator Chap Petersen</b> - The Virginia <b>...</b>

July 8, 2014
State Senator Chap Petersen represents the 34th Senate District: Virginia Gentleman: I believe the vast majority of Americans and Native Americans have no problem with the name Redskins. However, due to politically ...

Democratic Va. <b>Senator Chap Petersen</b>: Redskins Logo a &#39;Symbol of <b>...</b>

June 24, 2014
State Senator Chap Petersen felt like he was "living in George Orwell land" when he learned of the trademark ruling against the Redskins name, he said of the decision prompting him to form the "Redskins Pride Caucus" to politically ... Sen. L. Louise Lucas (Dem-Portsmouth). The special caucus announced Monday its mission to defend the Redskins name, which they say is not derogatory, despite the team being under increasing pressure to change it, although, ...

<b>SEN</b>. <b>CHAP PETERSEN</b> on the REDSKINS CONTROVERSY <b>...</b>

June 21, 2014
I was looking for Senator Petersen's views on the budget disaster that the governor brought on us Friday. (He largely agreed with Gov. McAuliffe but for the veto of the judges which gave Petersen pause. I believe it needs to be ...

TEXT of <b>SENATOR CHAP PETERSEN&#39;s</b> <b>...</b> - Virginia Right!

February 26, 2014
Here is what Sen. Chap Petersen (Sandy's Favorite Democrat) said about the HOA bill: HOA Powers Multiply, with Passage of HB 791 A few moments ago, the Senate on a 31-9 vote passed HB 791, giving enhanced powers ...

Press Release: Puppy Pressure Prevails on Humane Lobby Day <b>...</b>

January 23, 2014
Their top agenda item for 2014: Senator Chap Petersen's bill to prevent the unfortunate practice of lemon-puppy commerce (SB 228), also known as “Bailey's Law” named for a small dog purchased in Fairfax City that nearly ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: McDonnell trial puts focus on unlimited gifts to Va. elected officials

August 30, 2014
Sen. J. Chapman ?Chap? Petersen (D-Fairfax) tried, and failed, to pass broader reforms this year. Among other things, he called for the state to cap campaign contributions at $20,000. Whether the McDonnell trial convinces fellow legislators that there ...and more »

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Getting Drenched to Help Others

August 21, 2014
From left are Jo Ormesher, City of Fairfax Cultural Tourism and Marketing Manager; Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova; City of Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne; Sen. Chap Petersen (D-34th) and Beverly Myers, City of Fairfax ...

Lynchburg News and Advance: UVa reins in proposal to muzzle board dissent

August 7, 2014
The University of Virginia is backing away from a controversial proposal that would have muzzled dissent from members of its Board of Visitors. UVa released a revised ?Statement of Expectations? Wednesday afternoon removing a passage from the original ...and more »

Fairfaxtimes.com: People & Places

August 15, 2014
People & PlacesSen. David Marsden (D-Dist. 37) and Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Dist. 34) are among eight other legislators recognized by the Sierra Club for bills they carried during the 2014 General Assembly Session. Founded by conservationist John Muir in 1892, the ...

The Daily Progress: UVa board's balance between state, university at issue

August 9, 2014
UVa board's balance between state, university at issueState Sen. J. Chapman ?Chap? Petersen, D-Fairfax, said the board is essentially managing a public asset on behalf of taxpayers. Petersen said he doesn't want to weigh in on specific issues of tuition and faculty hiring. But he said he thinks the board ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Chap Petersen’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since . There are 413 video clips in all.

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Bills

  • SB212: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence, General Assembly members.
  • SB218: State & Local Government, General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Acts, etc.; gifts & contributions.
  • SB219: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; establishes Virginia Legislative Ethics Commission.
  • SB220: Attorney General, Office of; employment of outside counsel where a conflict of interests exists.
  • SB221: Hybrid electric motor vehicles; eliminates annual license tax.
  • SB222: Solar panels; community association's authority to prohibit.
  • SB223: Charitable Gaming, Board for; authorization of electronic poker games for qualified organizations.
  • SB224: Alcoholic beverage control; certain licensees to provide information to consumer.
  • SB225: Motor vehicle doors; drivers and passengers to wait for a reasonable opportunity to open.
  • SB226: Employment contracts; enforcement, applicable law.
  • SB227: Virginia - Korea Advisory Board; established, report.
  • SB228: Pet dealers; reimbursement of certain veterinary fees to consumer.
  • SB229: Injunctions; aggrieved party shall serve copy of petition for review, response filed within 7 days.
  • SB230: Judgment on affidavit in action upon contract or note; defect in affidavit, continuance.
  • SB231: Judicial retirement; increases mandatory age under Judicial Retirement System.
  • SB232: Domestic corporations; service of process.
  • SB233: Prejudgment interest on awards; insurer denial of coverage or liability.
  • SB234: Operating a vehicle or vessel containing a false compartment; penalty.
  • SB235: Appeal from bail, bond, or recognizance order; compliance with appellate court.
  • SB237: Optional provisions in subdivision ordinances; sidewalk improvements.
  • SB238: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • SB239: Student mental health policies; violence prevention committee.
  • SB664: Agreements as to compensation; Commissioner of Highways' decisions to be reasonable, not arbitrary.
  • SB665: Eminent domain; limitations, property right of quiet and peaceful enjoyment.
  • SB666: Eminent domain; costs, attorney fees.
  • SB670: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; limitation on personal information.
  • SJ125: Commending Stephen Lynn Moloney.
  • SJ151: Commending Steven C. Stombres.
  • SJ172: Celebrating the life of Madena Jane Chittenden Seeman.
  • SJ186: Commending the Oakton High School girls' swim and dive team.
  • SJ5002: Commending Daniel F. Drummond.
  • SR28: Commending Debbi Miller.
  • SR29: Commending Laurie Genevro Cole.
  • SR30: Commending Madena Jane Seeman.
  • SR37: Commending Steven C. Stombres.
  • SB161: Transportation Board; increases number of membership.
  • SB168: Public schools; closed-circuit cameras prohibited for purpose of monitoring student conduct.
  • SB172: Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming, etc.
  • SB621: State-owned buildings; DGS to establish program requiring energy efficiency data.
  • SB624: Higher educational institutions; required to notify parents that student may be suicidal.
  • SB732: Commonwealth Transportation Board; increases number of membership, changes areas of representation.
  • SB733: Virginia's fuels taxes; annually changing rate by using changes in fuel efficiencies of vehicles.
  • SB734: Foreclosure; use of false records, documents, or statements.
  • SB735: Limited liability company; charging orders entered against a member.
  • SB736: Motor vehicle doors; requires drivers and passengers to wait for reasonable opportunity to open.
  • SB737: Nonmotorized vessels; freshwaters of State shall be open certain times for purposes of recreation.
  • SB738: Indigent defense; creates an appellate defender office under Virginia Indigent Defense Commission.
  • SB739: Mechanical and electronic voting devices; number required, effective date.
  • SB740: Mandatory judicial retirement; increases age under Judicial Retirement System from 70 to 73 years.
  • SB852: Renewable energy facilities; eligibility for incentives.
  • SB853: Assault and battery; adds magistrates within enhanced penalty provision.
  • SB854: Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
  • SB855: Transportation; funding and administration.
  • SB856: Boards of visitors; requirements for members of four-year public higher educational institutions.
  • SB894: Uniform Statewide Building Code; who may be cited for violations.
  • SB895: Service of process; process on registered agent of corporation.
  • SB1140: Mass Transit; implements performance-based funding for mass transit for revenues above $160 million.
  • SB1342: Higher education; mental health treatment coordination for certain students.
  • SB1343: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • SB1344: Higher Education, State Council for; accrediting agencies.
  • SB1345: Teacher licensure; renewal requirements by Board of Education.
  • SJ269: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • SJ281: Constitutional amendment; tax credits (first reference).
  • SJ411: Commending Sarah E. Ragsdale.
  • SJ415: Celebrating the life of the Honorable John W. Russell.
  • SJ438: Commending the Providence Presbyterian Church Upward Basketball League.
  • SJ439: Commending Mosby Woods Elementary School.
  • SR17: Religious freedom; supporting those suffering religious persecution and discrimination.
  • SB160: High Performance Buildings Act; created.
  • SB161: Transportation Board; increases number of membership.
  • SB162: Fuels taxes; indexing of tax rates.
  • SB163: Foreclosure; use of false records, documents, or statements.
  • SB164: Fraudulent conveyance and voluntary transfer; power of court to set aside, sanctions.
  • SB165: Limited liability company; charging orders entered against sole member of company.
  • SB166: Homestead exemption; exemptions in bankruptcy petition, etc.
  • SB167: Student discipline; parental notification by school principal or his designee.
  • SB168: Public schools; closed-circuit cameras prohibited for purpose of monitoring student conduct.
  • SB169: Private or out-of-state higher educational institutions; revoked certification.
  • SB170: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • SB171: Virginia Retirement System; benefits for firefighter, emergency medical technician, etc.
  • SB172: Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming, etc.
  • SB173: Hunting; allows landowners to hunt on their property on Sunday, and with permission of owner.
  • SB620: Federal Government Contractor Grant Fund and Program; created & established for certain businesses.
  • SB621: State-owned buildings; DGS to establish program requiring energy efficiency data.
  • SB622: Child abuse; mandatory reporting, penalty.
  • SB623: Higher educational institutions; mental health treatment coordination.
  • SB624: Higher educational institutions; required to notify parents that student may be suicidal.
  • SB625: Garnishment; venue, garnishment without judgement debtor's social security number.
  • SB626: Urinating in public; penalty.
  • SB627: Solar panels; restrictions by community associations.
  • SJ100: Commending the Reverend Dr. Kenny Smith, Sr.
  • SJ101: Celebrating the life of Carol Ann Orndorff.
  • SJ102: Celebrating the life of Simone Savia.
  • SJ121: Commending Christian Stewardship Ministries on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • SJ122: Celebrating the life of Patrick A. Rodio.
  • SJ175: Commending Robert F. Lederer.
  • SJ192: Commending George Mason University.
  • SJ252: Commending the Fairfax Police Youth Club.
  • SR16: Celebrating the life of Colonel William Howard Dabney, USMC (Ret.).
  • SR17: Religious freedom; supporting those suffering religious persecution and discrimination.
  • SR506: Commending the Paul VI Catholic High School boys basketball team.
  • SR507: Celebrating the life of Lehman H. Young, Sr.
  • SR517: Commending the James Madison High School band program.
  • SB113: Constitutional amendment; tax exemptions for buildings, etc., constructed to conserve energy.
  • SB115: Surcharge on fuels sales; locality to impose a one percent surcharge.
  • SB119: Campaign finance; contribution limits for candidates for statewide offices and General Assembly.
  • SB401: Local government; use of county tax revenue for secondary road improvements.
  • SB831: Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; issuance of civil investigative demands.
  • SB832: Green Public Buildings Act; definitions, building standards.
  • SB833: Motor fuels taxes; indexing of tax rates.
  • SB834: VDOT; highway maintenance contracts.
  • SB835: Disabled parking; contents of permanent windshield placards.
  • SB836: Notice of foreclosure; notify owner 30 days before proposed sale.
  • SB837: Foreclosure; use of false records, documents, or statements.
  • SB838: Debt secured by deed of trust; recordation of certificate of assignment.
  • SB839: Homestead exemptions; adds one firearm, not to exceed $3,000 value, to list of exemptions.
  • SB840: Judicial review of school board decision; aggrieved person.
  • SB841: Immunity of officers, etc., of nonprofit organizations; termination, etc., of corporation.
  • SB842: Humane investigators; appointment.
  • SB843: Aboveground storage tanks; Water Control Board to develop performance standards for certain tanks.
  • SB844: Warrants; authorizes local governments to regularly publish information relating thereto.
  • SB845: Local officials; shall not be questioned on any legislative speech, etc., without leave of court.
  • SB846: Water and sewer charges and taxes; liens imposed by localities.
  • SB847: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • SB848: Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
  • SB849: Illegal gambling; clarifies that poker games are deemed games of skill and are not illegal.
  • SB850: Hunting; allows a person to hunt any wild bird or wild animal on Sundays.
  • SB851: Temporary injunctions; considerations in awarding.
  • SB852: Lobbyists; annual statement of expenditures, penalty for failure to file.
  • SB853: Vital records; State Registrar to develop system for secure posting and retrieval of records online.
  • SB1054: Civics Education, Commission on; continuation of Commission until July 1, 2012.
  • SB1225: DMV offices and agencies; agreements with commissioner of the revenue, treasurers, or localities.
  • SB1226: Commissioners of the revenue; powers and duties.
  • SJ25: Constitutional amendment; tax exemption for buildings, etc., constructed to conserve energy.
  • SJ423: Commending Inova Fairfax Hospital on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • SJ424: Commending the Fairfax Stars U12 Girls National basketball team.
  • SJ425: Commending John Schoeberlein.
  • SJ426: Commending the Vienna Steelers football team.
  • SJ435: Commending Fairfax High School on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • SJ455: Contributions of Turkish-American community of Virginia.
  • SJ479: Commending Mark Bendorf.
  • SJ480: Commending Pinnacle Academy.
  • SJ481: Commending George E. Lovelace.
  • SB109: Green Public Buildings Act; created.
  • SB110: Clean energy financing; localities authorized to place liens against any property.
  • SB111: Electric utilities; SCC to review rate structure during biennial review process.
  • SB112: Steps to Advance Virginia's Energy Plan (SAVE) Act; created.
  • SB113: Constitutional amendment; tax exemptions for buildings, etc., constructed to conserve energy.
  • SB114: Motor fuels tax; rate increase or decrease each year using fuel efficiency index.
  • SB115: Surcharge on fuels sales; locality to impose a one percent surcharge.
  • SB116: Consumer Protection Act; consumer transactions involving churches and other religious bodies.
  • SB117: Churches; exempts serving meals prepared in homes of members from licensure requirements.
  • SB118: Conflict of interest disclosure forms; shall be posted on website of clerk for five years.
  • SB119: Campaign finance; contribution limits for candidates for statewide offices and General Assembly.
  • SB120: Noise ordinance; authorizes governing body to adopt civil penalties.
  • SB121: Real property tax; notice of public hearing when locality's assessment results in increase.
  • SB122: Administrative impoundment of motor vehicles; when driving without an operator's license.
  • SB123: Stormwater management; developer of single lot to provide where redevelopment is proposed.
  • SB124: Electronic summons system; cities, etc., to assess fee as part of costs in criminal or traffic case.
  • SB125: Larceny; increases threshold amount of goods that determines petit larceny to grand larceny.
  • SB401: Local government; use of county tax revenue for secondary road improvements.
  • SB402: Local government; adoption of ordinances prohibiting delivery of unsolicited newspapers.
  • SB403: SCHEV; publication of administrators salaries.
  • SB404: Clean special fuel vehicles; removes requirement that Commissioner provide written regulations.
  • SB405: Condemnations; highway construction.
  • SB712: George Mason University; establishment of branch campus in Republic of Korea.
  • SB713: Coastal Energy Research Consortium; increase in membership and board of directors.
  • SB714: Estate tax; reinstates federal credit amount.
  • SB715: Civics education; teachers training to include local government and civics specific to State.
  • SB716: Conditions of release; posting of bond for person arrested for a felony.
  • SB717: Regional VDOT construction accounts; established.
  • SJ25: Constitutional amendment; tax exemption for buildings, etc., constructed to conserve energy.
  • SJ42: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day; designating as March 30, 2010, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ84: Commending the City of Fairfax Band on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • SJ85: Childhood obesity; encouraging physical activity in public schools to reduce.
  • SJ86: Commending the Virginia Ballet Company and School on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.
  • SJ135: Commending the James Madison High School Robotics Club.
  • SJ194: Commending Trooper Justin T. Mahalik.
  • SJ216: Celebrating the life of Captain Thurlow Q. Hutchinson, USNR Ret.
  • SJ234: Celebrating the life of Gene Paul Moore.
  • SB445: Motor fuels tax; funding for transportation-related alternatives.
  • SB449: Public-Private Transportation Act; competitive bidding.
  • SB454: Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of stormwater detention facilities.
  • SB458: Rental inspection districts; removes certain language that expressly rejects construction thereof.
  • SB1124: Income tax, state; tax credit for electricity that is produced using solar photovoltaic technology.
  • SB1125: Income tax, state; green jobs tax credit.
  • SB1126: Electric energy consumption; revises State's stated goal to reduce.
  • SB1127: State energy efficiency program; require Division of Purchase and Supply to ensure 20% sustainable.
  • SB1128: Wells; issuance of an express geothermal permit for construction therof.
  • SB1129: Warrants, local; local governments to publish information relating thereto.
  • SB1130: Regional Criminal Justice Academy Training Fund; limits fee that locality may charge to support.
  • SB1131: Notice for setting local real property tax rate; public notice required for increasing rate.
  • SB1132: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include fabrication of animal meat.
  • SB1133: Estate tax; reinstates federal credit amount State would receive payments from estates.
  • SB1134: Electronic summons system; localities to assess an additional fee as part of costs.
  • SB1135: Parole Board; ensure each person eligible for parole receives a timely and thorough review.
  • SB1136: Grand larceny; threshold amount.
  • SB1137: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; adds Cities of Alexandria, etc., to use % of revenues.
  • SB1138: Parking on public highways; allows counties and towns, by ordinance, to regulate.
  • SB1139: Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental occupancy permits.
  • SB1140: General Services, Department of; clarifies authority for management of real estate assets.
  • SB1252: Green Public Buildings Act; certain new or renovated buildings to be built to certain standards.
  • SB1452: Energy Efficiency Programs; created.
  • SB1453: Civics Education, Commission on; established.
  • SB1454: Aging, Department for; designate area agencies on aging as lead agencies for No Wrong Door system.
  • SB1455: Elected or appointed officials; limit attorney-issued subpoenas unless subject matter is unrelated.
  • SB1456: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority; created by merging.
  • SB1504: Eastern Box Turtle; designating as official state reptile.
  • SB1538: Motorcycles; provides certain three-wheeled motor vehicles will be deemed passenger cars.
  • SJ332: Constitutional amendment; tax exemptions for buildings constructed or designed to conserve energy.
  • SJ371: Commending Michael J. Polychrones.
  • SJ372: Commending Louise Archer Elementary School on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
  • SJ401: Law Day; designating as May 1, 2009, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ402: Commending the Montgomery-Penson-Watkins family.
  • SJ466: Celebrating the life of Captain, USN Ret., Frederick W. Silverthorne.
  • SJ467: Commending Terri Hobson.
  • SB443: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers.
  • SB444: Motor fuels tax; funding for transportation-related alternatives.
  • SB445: Motor fuels tax; funding for transportation-related alternatives.
  • SB446: Clean energy future; electric energy sold to be generated from renewable generation energy sources.
  • SB447: Green Buildings Act; Department of General Services determines when project qualifies for exemption.
  • SB448: Trees; conservation thereof during development process for air quality improvement in localities.
  • SB449: Public-Private Transportation Act; competitive bidding.
  • SB450: Slayer statute; insurance company not liable for policies acquired by slayer of decedent.
  • SB451: Diversion center incarceration program; placement of defendant with Department of Corrections.
  • SB452: Campaign contributions; requires PACs report contributions for election of particular candidate.
  • SB453: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; increases membership.
  • SB454: Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of stormwater detention facilities.
  • SB455: Local government authority; registration of non-owner occupied residential dwellings; civil penalty.
  • SB456: Uniform Statewide Building Code; grading limitations.
  • SB457: Single lot development; developers to provide stormwater management.
  • SB458: Rental inspection districts; removes certain language that expressly rejects construction thereof.
  • SB697: Motor vehicle insurance settlement practices; cap on reimbursement for paint and materials.
  • SB698: Motorcycle helmets; penalty for failure to wear a helmet.
  • SB699: Computation of time; when statute of limitations ends on Saturday, Sunday, legal holiday, etc.
  • SB726: Freedom of Information Act; exempts from public disclosure certain proprietary records.
  • SJ71: High voltage transmission lines; SCC to require electric utility applying for approval to construct.
  • SJ138: Commending Evelyn Aguirre.
  • SJ181: Celebrating the life of Private First Class David H. Sharrett II.
  • SJ225: Vietnam Anti-Trafficking Day; designating as December 2, 2008 and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ230: Commending R. Scott Silverthorne.
  • SJ231: Commending Gail C. Lyon.
  • SR9: Commending the Republic of Korea and the Korean-American community in Virginia.