Delegate Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon)

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Party
Democratic
District
44: County of Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2000
Left Office
January 2010
Age
64
Website
amundson.org
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 91% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 63% of them are Democrats.
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Bio

Served as the Chairman of the Democratic House Campaign Committee. Education writer and consultant. Born in Brainerd, MN. Before being elected as a member of the General Assembly, she served for nearly a decade on the Fairfax County School Board, including two years as its chairman. She received a BA from Macalester College and an MA from the American University. The mother of one adult daughter.

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These are all of the video clips of Kris Amundson’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 27 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB618: Highway construction; power of Transportation Commissioner includes construction of sidewalks.
  • HB1068: Service of process; cost of return.
  • HB2333: P-16 Education Council; makes permanent advisory council within executive branch.
  • HB2334: Advance medical directives; physician determining patient is incapable of making informed decision.
  • HB2335: Standards of Quality; state average teacher salary not be less than national average.
  • HB2336: Governments, local; adoption of ordinances prohibiting delivery of unsolicited newspapers.
  • HB2337: Health insurance; mandated coverage for amino acid based elemental formulas.
  • HB2338: Birth control; definition.
  • HB2339: Safety belts; makes non-use of a primary offense.
  • HB2340: Child protective services differential response system report; repealed.
  • HB2341: Suspension of a student, short-term; pending principal, etc., decision on alternative education.
  • HB2342: Tuition assistance; member National Guard have minimum of 2 years remaining on service requirement.
  • HB2343: Livable home tax credit; increases limit from $500 annually to $1,000.
  • HB2344: Benchmarks for student reading achievement; Board of Education to establish in grades 6-12.
  • HB2504: Income tax, corporate; real estate investment trusts.
  • HB2541: Criminal records checks; required for licensure to practice as real estate licensees.
  • HJ120: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ721: Waterfowl; joint subcommittee to study hunting in urban and suburban areas.
  • HJ765: Commending Woodlawn Baptist Church on the occasion of its 140th anniversary.
  • HJ804: Commending the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing on its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ823: Adolescent Well Health visit; recognizing importance thereof for health and well-being.
  • HJ903: Commending mental health professionals in the public schools of the Commonwealth.
  • HR41: Adolescent well health visit; recognizing importance thereof for health and well-being.
  • HB490: Transportation funding; increases motor fuels tax and repeals certain abusive driver fees.
  • HB491: Indecent exposure; penalty.
  • HB492: Motor vehicles, used; prohibits displaying, parking, etc. for sale, penalty.
  • HB615: Health insurance; mandated coverage for medically necessary amino acid-based elemental formulas.
  • HB616: Malpractice actions; limitations.
  • HB617: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; creates dedicated source of funding via percentage of recordation tax.
  • HB618: Highway construction; power of Transportation Commissioner includes construction of sidewalks.
  • HB1058: Higher educational institutions; release of educational records.
  • HB1059: Emergency custody orders, temporary detention orders, and involuntary commitment; criteria.
  • HB1060: Higher educational institutions; tuition waiver for senior citizens.
  • HB1061: Zoning ordinances; may prescribe an appeal period of less than 30 days.
  • HB1065: Safety belts; makes non-use thereof primary offense.
  • HB1066: Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement.
  • HB1067: School employees; school board to develop policies to address complaints of sexual abuse thereby.
  • HB1068: Service of process; cost of return.
  • HB1071: Birth control; adds definition.
  • HB1501: Firefighters; task force to develop training standards, report.
  • HJ88: Students with disabilities; joint subcommittee to study transition process from school to work.
  • HJ120: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ207: Health care professionals, licensed; Joint Commission on Health Care to study competence.
  • HJ284: Commending Jeffrey C. Dietze.
  • HJ369: Commending Tina H. Allman.
  • HJ501: Commending Brenda Brokaw.
  • HB605: License plates, special; issuance to spouses and parents of certain deceased military veterans.
  • HB1096: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; no declaration shall prohibit display of flags.
  • HB1489: Income tax, state; deduction for organ donation medical expenses.
  • HB1835: Registered voter; unlawful to knowingly communicate false information thereto.
  • HB1836: Condominium & Property Owners' Association Acts; no declaration to prohibit display of certain flag.
  • HB1837: Ginger Gold Apple; designating as official state fruit..
  • HB1971: Tuition, in-state; dependents of active duty military shall be eligible therefor.
  • HB2215: Urban county executive form of government; wage requirements for certain employees.
  • HB2216: Driver education programs; school boards that offer to assess surcharge to recover program costs.
  • HB2217: Labor and Industry, Commissioner of; reporting suspected employment misclassification and fraud.
  • HB2218: Charitable organizations; those engaged in food distribution to needy are exempt from regulations.
  • HB2219: Workers' compensation; alternative dispute resolution systems agreed to in certain agreements.
  • HB2220: Income tax, state; deduction for unreimbursed organ donation expenses.
  • HB2221: Birth control; definition thereof.
  • HB2837: George Washington's birthday; Department of Education to provide schools information thereon.
  • HB2838: Transportation infrastructure; VDOT to submit biennial report on maintenance and operation thereof.
  • HJ598: Commending John R. Byers.
  • HJ599: Commending the Woodlawn Junior All-Stars baseball team.
  • HJ620: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ640: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • HJ704: Long-term care; joint subcommittee to study prepaid program for citizens.
  • HJ705: Affordable workforce housing; Housing Commission to study availability thereof.
  • HB559: Income tax, state; extend statute of limitations for refunds.
  • HB560: Real estate tax; increases amount of exemptions for elderly or disabled in Northern Virginia.
  • HB561: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; commiting sex offense when not properly registered.
  • HB562: Absentee voting; eliminates present list of reasons entitling voter to cast absentee ballot.
  • HB603: Prisoners; assessment of those with infectious diseases to determine work and housing assignments.
  • HB604: High-occupancy lanes; extends sunset provision for vehicles bearing clean fuel license plates.
  • HB605: License plates, special; issuance to spouses and parents of certain deceased military veterans.
  • HB606: Certification of animal pedigree
  • HB607: Planning & Budget, Department of; removes requirement of school div. to pay cost efficiency review.
  • HB608: Child or spousal support; writing bad checks therefor, penalty.
  • HB1094: Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; violators to pay civil penalties.
  • HB1095: Pounds, shelters, & pet stores; State Vet. to inspect annually, observance of euthanasia procedure.
  • HB1096: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; no declaration shall prohibit display of flags.
  • HB1313: Virginia Retirement System; certain Fairfax County employees.
  • HB1464: Prescription drugs; increased penalty for counterfeiting.
  • HB1489: Income tax, state; deduction for organ donation medical expenses.
  • HB1495: Firearms; possession thereof at school board meeting held at location other than on school property.
  • HJ66: Redistricting process; joint subcommittee to study.
  • HJ67: Sleep Awareness Week; designating the first Sunday in April 2006 and each succeeding year.
  • HJ117: Alternative fuels; Coal and Energy Commission to study ways to promote use thereof.
  • HJ351: Commending Inova Mount Vernon Hospital on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • HJ418: Commending Pam L. Michell.
  • HJ457: Commending Mattie Palmore on being named a national finalist for "Project Confidence."
  • HJ5013: Celebrating the life of Randall Willing.
  • HJ5024: Commending the Mount Vernon Yacht Club on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ5068: Commending Christian Relief Services Charities on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.