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 Delegate Will Morefield hopes to extend progress

October 31, 2011
Delegate Will Morefield, R-Tazewell, was just 25 years old when he beat a well-entrenched Democratic state lawmaker in the November 2009 election to take the Virginia House of Delegates 3rd District seat. But the small business owner from Tazewell ...

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Va. SCC states opposition to EPA's proposed plan

October 18, 2014
Va. SCC states opposition to EPA's proposed plan?The comments from the SCC staff reaffirm that the EPA has no regard for the well-being of the poor and struggling in America,? State Delegate James W. ?Will? Morefield, R-Tazewell stated in an email response to a reporter's request for comment.and more »

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: American coal miners, railroad workers, others honored on Labor Day

September 2, 2014
... to fill the unexpired term of retiring State Senator Phillip P. Puckett, all of Tazewell County is now represented by Republicans in the General Assembly with Senator Ben Chafin, R-Russell, in the Senate and Delegate James W. ?Will? Morefield, R ...and more »

The Virginian-Pilot: Va. senator's resignation could trigger domino effect

June 8, 2014
Va. senator's resignation could trigger domino effectWill Morefield and Ben Chafin, whose law firm once employed Ketron, as potential GOP candidates for Puckett's seat. Despite district voting trends, Henrico County Sen. Donald McEachin, the Democratic Caucus Chairman, said "I anticipate when the 2015 ...and more »

The Free Lance-Star: Proposed state ethics law won't stop the gifts

January 30, 2014
The Virginian-PilotProposed state ethics law won't stop the giftsAt the same time, some were accepting overseas travel?for example, one Southwest Virginia delegate went on a $9,800 ?fact-finding mission? to Israel?football tickets, concert tickets, meals, wine-tastings, trips to national legislative conferences ...Masters tickets, Israel trips, iPads: legislators' 2013 giftsFredericksburg.comall 7 news articles »

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.