Delegate Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)

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3: Counties of Bland, Buchanan, Russell (part), and Tazewell [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2015
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Counties, Cities and Towns, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 84% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 70% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
60% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$16,100.27 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Alpha Natural Resources LLC Coal Mining Abingdon $5,000
Revelation Energy, LLC. Coal WV $5,000
Consol Energy Inc. Coal and Natural Gas PA $5,000
Dominion Leadership Trust PAC Fredericksburg $1,368
Altria Client Services, Inc. Tobacco Richmond $1,063
Virginia Uranium, INC. Uranium Mining Company Chatham $1,000
McGuire Woods Consulting Public Affairs Solutions Richmond $501
The Virginia Coal Association PAC Richmond $500
VEA FUND 4/72 PAC Richmond $500
Dominion Political Action Committee - VA PAC Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Natural gas expansion: Tazewell County project merits support

December 14, 2014
Ben Chafin, R- Russell, and state Delegate James ?Will? Morefield, R-Tazewell. In a letter forwarded to the state and federal lawmakers, Dunford says the authority is working with Appalachian Natural Gas, the State Corporation Commission's certified ... GOP dominates in Southwest Va.

December 14, 2014
Todd Pillion, a Republican from Abingdon, was elected Tuesday to the 4th District seat of the Virginia House of Delegates, joining fellow Republicans Israel O'Quinn, of Bristol, Terry Kilgore, of Gate City, Will Morefield, of North Tazewell, and ... Pillion wins 4th District election for Virginia House of Delegates seat

December 9, 2014
Pillion joins fellow Southwest Virginia delegates Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City; Israel O'Quinn, R-Bristol; Will Morefield, R-North Tazewell; and Sens. Chafin and Bill Carrico, R-Galax. Pillion said he thanks voters for their support, and wants them to ...and more »

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Officials petition to extend natural gas to residents

December 4, 2014
Ben Chafin, R- Russell and state Delegate James ?Will? Morefield, R-Russell. In the letter, PSA Chairman Don Dunford said the authority is working with Appalachian Natural Gas, the State Corporation Commission's certified natural gas distributor for ... Budget, Medicaid hot topics at 28th annual legislative breakfast

November 24, 2014
Local legislators ? Delegates Israel O'Quinn, R-Bristol, Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, and Will Morefield, R-Tazewell, along with Sen. Ben Chafin, R-Hansonville ? were asked eight questions about issues facing Southwest Virginia today, including what ...

These are all of the video clips of Will Morefield’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 37 video clips in all.


  • HB1028: Gas severance tax; extends sunset provision to December 31, 2015.
  • HB1148: Reckless driving; causing death or injury of certain persons, Class 6 felony.
  • HB1149: Charter; Town of Tazewell.
  • HB1162: Trucks; overweight permits for those hauling coal and certain other products.
  • HB1167: Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance; appointment of member for certain Authority and Board.
  • HB2108: Low-income residential customers; reduced electricity rates.
  • HB2109: VIEW; substance abuse screening and assessment of public assistance applicants and recipients.
  • HB2110: Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund; tax revenue used to construct, etc., natural gas service lines.
  • HB2111: Coal; repeals an obsolete chapter that regulates surface mining.
  • HB2123: Juvenile Justice, Board of; increases membership.
  • HB2140: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; fees charged by State Fire Marshal.
  • HB2225: Hunting; allows any person to hunt on private lands on Sunday with permission of owner.
  • HB2226: Grass and weeds; adds Town of Cedar Bluff to list of localities.
  • HB2227: Coal trucks; weight enforcement.
  • HB2228: Overweight vehicle permits; engineering analysis prior to issuance not to exceed three hours.
  • HB2318: Charter; Town of Richlands.
  • HJ683: Correctional officers; Workers' Compensation Commission to study occupational disease presumptions.
  • HJ832: Celebrating the life of Debra Elaine Roberts.
  • HJ833: Celebrating the life of Mary Louise Williams McGlothlin.
  • HB989: Hunting; removes prohibition to hunt on Sunday between hours of 2:00 p.m. and sunset.
  • HB990: Elk; authorization of nonlethal control measures against.
  • HB1217: Sergeants David Lambert Highway & Brandon Asbury Highway; designates portions of Routes 19 and 609.
  • HB1218: Stream mitigation banks; established.
  • HB1224: Real property; VDOT to exchange real property in Tazewell County for private property.
  • HB1250: Judicial Conference of Virginia; membership.
  • HB1251: Charter; Town of Cedar Bluff.
  • HB845: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit to taxpayers for easements to recreation authority.
  • HB1357: Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof.
  • HB2237: Electric generation facilities; incentives for construction of using coalbed methane gas.
  • HB2469: Utility facilities; relocation or removal shall not be placed any closer to private residence.
  • HB2470: Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof.
  • HB2518: Income tax, state; mine inspection tax credit.
  • HB2519: Virginia Water Protection Permit; state agencies asked to review to provide comments within 45 days.
  • HJ947: Celebrating the life of Shawnell Hess.
  • HR72: Greenhouse gas emissions; urging Congress of United States to address proposed regulations of EPA.
  • HB845: Income tax, individual and corporate; tax credit to taxpayers for easements to recreation authority.
  • HB846: Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; localities may allocate portion of civil penalties.
  • HB847: Social services, local board of; removes membership limit for certain counties.
  • HB848: Route 711; Buchanan County may enter into an agreement with Pike County, Kentucky to improve.
  • HB849: Off-road recreational vehicles; localities to allow on certain highways within their boundaries.
  • HB850: Roadways; authorizes Buchanan County Board of Supervisors to maintain those within right-of-way.
  • HB851: Buchanan County Public Service Authority; membership.
  • HB852: Southwest Regional Recreational Authority; board to establish ranger police division.
  • HB853: Major business facility job tax credit; reduces number of employees required in new jobs to qualify.
  • HB854: Castle doctrine; right to use physical force against an intruder, immune from civil liability.
  • HB1357: Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof.
  • HJ329: Celebrating the life of Kelly Noel Combs Necessary.
  • HJ330: Celebrating the life of Thomas Alan Reid.