Delegate Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

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Party
Democratic
District
53: County of Fairfax (part); City of Falls Church [map]
Took Office
January 1992
Left Office
January 2014
Website
delegatejimscott.com
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 81% 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
0% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$2,462.39 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding Newport News $1,000
Lee Properties, Inc. Commercial Leasing Falls Church $1,000
Tysons Corner Holdings LLC Mall Management AZ $1,000
Dominion PAC - VA Power Company Richmond $1,000
Virginia BankPAC Banking Glen Allen $1,000
Reed Smith LLP Law Firm Falls Church $500
VA Credit Union PAC Credit Unions Lynchburg $500
VA Sheriffs' Association Law Enforcement Richmond $500
Altria Client Services Inc. Business Management Richmond $500
VA Society of Anesthesiologists, PAC Anesthesiologists Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

F.C.&#39;s Freshman <b>Delegate</b> Makes Good Catch in His First Session

April 16, 2014
But his story of how he caught and reversed a slimy piece of disguised legislation turned out a highlight, and perhaps the most important thing the young first-term replacement for the retired Del. Jim Scott did in Richmond this ...

<b>Jim Scott&#39;s</b> Amazing Legacy Recounted as He Leaves Office

January 8, 2014
DEL. JIM SCOTT, shown at interview with News-Press at Panera Bread. (Photo: News-Press). Virginia State Delegate James Martin Scott, his lanky stature and deep voice creating a Lincoln-esque visage, is a man whose ...

Ground Breaking Launches &#39;Good Fortune&#39; Supermarket <b>...</b>

August 14, 2013
BREAKING GROUND, symbolically at least, on the construction of a new 44,000 square foot Good Fortune Supermarket in the Eden Center Tuesday morning were a wide range of dignitaries, including State Del. Jim Scott ...

Simon Confirmed as Dem Nominee for 53rd District

April 10, 2013
With the filing deadline passed, it has been confirmed that Marcus Simon will be the Democratic nominee in the November election to fill Del. Jim Scott's.

State <b>Del</b>. <b>Jim Scott</b>, Human Rights Champion, Won&#39;t Seek 12th Term

March 6, 2013
STATE DEL. JIM SCOTT (left), announcing he will not seek election to a 12th term Sunday, brought the man he hopes will succeed him, Marcus Simon, to a meeting. ... Virginia State Delegate Jim Scott's long and storied career representing Northern Virginia, including the City of Falls Church, as a champion of human rights and affordable housing will end this year as he announced last Sunday he will not seek election to a 12th term this November. The news moved ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

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These are all of the video clips of Jim Scott’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 29 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB980: Health insurance; time limit on submitting claims.
  • HB1267: Income tax, corporate; combined reporting requirements.
  • HB1361: Absentee voting; persons eligible to vote by absentee ballot.
  • HB1362: Election Day; designating as a state holiday.
  • HB1368: Jury duty; requires employer to excuse an employee for each day of service that exceeds three hours.
  • HB1408: Planning commissioners, local; removes requirement that members own real property.
  • HB1409: Motor fuels tax; converts rate of taxation from cents per gallon to a percentage rate.
  • HB1410: Firearms; possession of weapons following conviction of certain crimes, penalty.
  • HB1418: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB2210: Virginia Public Procurement Act; procurement of professional services.
  • HJ639: Celebrating the life of Edward Bernard Strait.
  • HJ640: Commending Walter L. Mess.
  • HJ641: Commending Benton Communications, Inc.
  • HJ805: Commending Jessie Thackrey.
  • HJ806: Commending PRS.
  • HJ933: Commending Susan E. Mittereder.
  • HJ969: Commending the Lynch family.
  • HB976: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; DSS to annually review amount of payment made to recipient.
  • HB977: Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibits discrimination employment based on sexual orientation.
  • HB978: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB979: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; adoption and enforcement of rules.
  • HB980: Health insurance; time limit on submitting claims.
  • HB981: Dead or missing child; failure by parent, etc., to report, penalty.
  • HB982: Crimes against incapacitated adults; penalty.
  • HB983: Motor fuels tax rate; converts rate from cents per gallon to a percentage rate.
  • HB984: Department of State Police; establishment of cold case searchable database.
  • HB985: Pawnbrokers and precious metals dealers; photograph required of person pawning, selling, etc.
  • HB1213: Virginia Condominium Act; removes cap on charges that unit owners' association may assess.
  • HB1267: Income tax corporate; combined reporting requirements.
  • HB1290: Pedestrians; posting of right-of-way signs in City of Falls Church.
  • HJ165: Commending WETA on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ166: Commending the Fairfax Choral Society.
  • HJ340: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Glenwood Paris Roane, Sr.
  • HJ417: Commending George C. Marshall High School.
  • HJ519: Commending Anthony H. Griffin.
  • HB285: Companion animals; court may include in protective order provisions prohibiting harm.
  • HB1143: Humane investigators; allows appointment thereof.
  • HB1144: Telecommuting; increases target for eligible state employee participation to 40 percent.
  • HB1373: Telephone service; telephone company to provide credit to subscribers affected by any outage.
  • HB1413: Motor fuels tax rate; converts rate of taxation from cents per gallon to a percentage rate.
  • HB1414: Campaign finance; contributions from entities, disclosure of controlling individuals.
  • HB1415: Campaign finance disclosure reports; reviews.
  • HB1509: Employment; prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.
  • HB1510: Pawnbrokers & precious metals dealers; records required to be maintained, daily electronic reports.
  • HB1511: Cold case searchable database; Superintendent of State Police may establish.
  • HB1512: Crimes against incapacitated adults; penalty.
  • HB1716: Protective orders; court may include in provisions prohibiting harm to companion animal, etc.
  • HB2099: Real estate settlements; disclosures may be provided electronically and overnight delivery.
  • HB2530: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; foreclosure on lien for unpaid assessments.
  • HJ849: Commending Longfellow Middle School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ859: Commending the Medical Care for Children Partnership.
  • HJ977: Commending Ron Dunlap.
  • HJ978: Commending Howard Herman.
  • HB285: Companion animals; court may include in protective order provisions prohibiting harm.
  • HB1051: Retail Sales & Use Tax; eliminates dealer discount for communications tax, state cigarette tax, etc.
  • HB1054: Health insurance; coverage funded by localities.
  • HB1142: Hate crimes; includes category of acts committed against person because person's sexual orientation.
  • HB1143: Humane investigators; allows appointment thereof.
  • HB1144: Telecommuting; increases target for eligible state employee participation to 40 percent.
  • HB1145: Animal cruelty; requires veterinarian to report.
  • HB1146: Firearms; possession by certain persons who have had parental rights terminated.
  • HB1147: Computer trespass; civil damages to include all eight statutory definitions thereof.
  • HB1148: Campaign finance disclosure reports; procedure for review thereof for certain candidates.
  • HB1149: Campaign finance; campaign, political, and out-of-state political committees to report name, etc.
  • HB1150: Retail Sales and Use Tax; any county or city to levy additional tax for education purposes.
  • HB1152: Foreclosure of affordable dwelling units; redevelopment & housing authority to purchase.
  • HB1153: Motor fuels tax; converts rates of taxation from cents per gallon to percentage rates.
  • HB1224: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; certain health clinics eligible to receive.
  • HB1373: Telephone service; telephone company to provide credit to subscribers affected by any outage.
  • HB1374: Manufactured Housing Licensing & Transaction Recovery Fund Law; dealer may retain damages.
  • HJ117: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • HJ131: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme; State Council of Higher Education to study.
  • HJ139: Celebrating the life of M. Catherine Wiant.
  • HJ140: Celebrating the life of Hugh Robert Morrison.
  • HJ170: Commending Virginia Task Force 1.
  • HJ268: Celebrating the life of Blackwell J. Hawthorne.
  • HJ272: Commending Verdia L. Haywood.
  • HJ277: Celebrating the life of Rabbi Richard Sternberger.
  • HJ322: Celebrating the life of Dr. James H.M. Henderson.
  • HJ336: Commending Rabbi Amy M. Schwartzman.
  • HJ391: Celebrating the life of JoAnne M. Jorgenson.
  • HB1596: Protective order; notification of service by local police department, sheriff's office, etc.
  • HB1597: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; makes localities' health care programs eligible to receive.
  • HB1660: Telework assistance; Director may advise and assist private employers upon request, report.
  • HB1661: Motor fuels tax; converts rates to percentage that shall be calculated by DMV Commissioner.
  • HB2380: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles.
  • HB2381: Protective orders; court may include therein provisions for protection of companion animals, etc.
  • HB2382: Governor's Advisory Board for National and Community Service; established.
  • HB2383: Tax and fee discounts and allowances; eliminates dealer tax and fee discounts and allowances.
  • HB2384: Safety belt ordinances; allows local body to enact consistent with state law.
  • HB2568: Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; disclosures.
  • HB2569: Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Law; limits amount of actual damages .
  • HB2668: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination when based on sexual orientation.
  • HB2669: Humane investigators; allows new appointments.
  • HJ704: Smart meter technologies; SCC to study advisability of increasing implementation in State.
  • HJ705: Higher education; joint subcommittee to study affordability in State.
  • HJ772: Celebrating the life of Charles A. Perlik, Jr.
  • HJ1029: Commending Gerry Connolly.
  • HJ1030: Commending Ed Strait.
  • HJ1034: Celebrating the life of Flora M. Crater.
  • HB36: Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice.
  • HB39: Wireless telecommunications device; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles.
  • HB40: Gas chambers; prohibits use thereof for animal euthanasia.
  • HB41: Motor fuels tax; modifies rates of taxation thereof.
  • HB42: Electoral College; votes therein shall be allocated by popular vote for President & Vice President.
  • HB43: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; review of reports for candidates.
  • HB44: Manufactured Housing Board; grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of a license.
  • HB898: Retail Sales and Use Tax; Exemptions include additional one-half percent authorized for localities.
  • HB899: Semiautomatic handguns; sale thereof, microstamping.
  • HB900: Value engineering; submission thereof to report to Division of Engineering & Buildings.
  • HB901: Employee benefits; provision for funding of employee's principal residence in City of Alexandria.
  • HB1053: Standards of Quality; increased positions for students having limited English proficiency.
  • HB1054: Involuntary mental health treatment; prohibition from purchasing, etc. firearms.
  • HB1055: Firearms; possession by certain persons who have had parental rights terminated.
  • HB1056: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB1057: Cockfighting; imposes penalty of Class 6 felony on any person who knowingly engages in venture.
  • HB1414: Concealed handgun permits; revocation upon notification of State Police.
  • HB1415: Health insurance; extension of coverage funded by localities.
  • HB1562: Alcoholic beverage control; allows transfer of ABC license for purchaser of a licensed premises.
  • HB1563: Telecommuting; Secretary of Technology report annually to General Assembly.
  • HJ349: Celebrating the life of Peter Don Rose.
  • HJ405: Commending the Viking Patrol of Falls Church.
  • HJ476: Celebrating the life of Edward Ching-Te Chao.
  • HJ562: Commending the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League.
  • HR26: Honoring Ira Noel Gabrielson.
  • HB1089: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; State Board of Elections to review reports of certain candidates.
  • HB2995: Campaign finance; disclosure of controlling individuals.
  • HB2996: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; procedure for review of reports for certain candidates.
  • HB2997: Motor fuels tax; modifies rates of taxation.
  • HB2998: Handguns; possession by certain persons who had parental rights terminated.
  • HB2999: Electoral College; votes to be allocated by popular vote for presidential elections.
  • HB3000: Firearms; possession thereof following certain criminal convictions.
  • HB3001: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason.
  • HB3002: Affordable housing; investment of funds.
  • HB3003: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; adds certain definitions, requirements, & clarifications .
  • HB3004: Animals; euthanizing by use of gas chambers prohibited.
  • HJ699: Prescription drugs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study accuracy of discard dates.
  • HJ780: Celebrating the life of Daniel E. McKeever.
  • HJ798: Commending the George Mason High School International Baccalaureate Program on its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ802: Celebrating the life of Augustus C. Johnson.
  • HJ915: Commending Saint James Catholic School.
  • HJ918: Commending the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments on its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ952: Celebrating the life of Adelard Lionel Brault.
  • HB1079: Office of Broadband Assistance; created.
  • HB1080: Telecommunications companies; access to customer information.
  • HB1081: Utility services; unlawful to tamper with meters to obtain use thereof without payment.
  • HB1082: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increase in certain localities.
  • HB1083: Commonwealth Telework Council; created.
  • HB1084: Standards of Quality; average teacher salary to be competitive nationally.
  • HB1085: Transportation Trust Fund; increases percentage of revenues flowing to Mass Transit Fund.
  • HB1086: Affordable housing; assessment of real property, consideration of limitations.
  • HB1087: Alcoholic beverages; allows for transfer of an ABC license upon application by bona fide purchaser.
  • HB1088: Campaign finance; special disclosure requirements for certain large contributions; civil penalties.
  • HB1089: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; State Board of Elections to review reports of certain candidates.
  • HB1090: Electoral College; allocation of votes.
  • HB1091: Animal euthanasia; use of gas chambers therefor prohibited.
  • HB1092: Officers of election; other officers excused from polling place in case of emergency.
  • HB1093: Prisoners; medical records to be provided thereto upon release.
  • HB1551: Assault and battery; when committed against family or household member in presence of child.
  • HB1552: Fair Housing Law; includes sexual orientation as an unlawful discriminatory housing practice.
  • HB1553: Individual income tax; senior citizen tax relief.
  • HB5014: Transportation funding for N. Va.; imposition of taxes and fees by localities for transportation.
  • HB5084: Motor fuels tax; changes rates of taxation.
  • HJ166: Higher education; joint subcommittee to study capital and infrastructure needs at institutions.
  • HJ184: Cold War Victory Day.
  • HJ190: Commending the Reverend Gary G. Pinder.
  • HJ235: Celebrating the life of Constantia Hommann Johnson.
  • HJ237: Commending Dewberry on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ427: Commending Marlene Blum.
  • HJ513: Commending Daniel E. Gardner.
  • HJ514: Commending the Falls Church News-Press on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
  • HJ515: Commending Dr. James N. Cooper.
  • HJ5018: Commending the Falls Church Housing Corporation.
  • HJ5025: Commending the George Mason University men's basketball team.
  • HJ5102: Commending H. Robert Morrison.
  • HJ5106: Celebrating the life of William Robert Perlik.
  • HJ5119: Celebrating the life of Josiah Horton Beeman.
  • HR38: Celebrating the life of Dr. Chauncey Frederick Levy.
  • HR41: Commending the George C. Marshall High School boys' basketball team.
  • HR42: Commending the Woodburn School for the Fine and Communicative Arts.