Delegate Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)

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Party
Republican
District
22: Counties of Bedford (part), Campbell (part), and Franklin (part); City of Lynchburg [map]
Took Office
January 1998
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Science and Technology
Website
kathybyron.com
Copatroning Habits
83% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 74% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
63.6% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$90,125.33 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Verizon Good Government Telephone Richmond $3,000
Alpha Natural Resources Services Coal Abingdon $2,000
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance OH $2,000
Dominion PAC Utility PAC Richmond $1,500
Check into Cash Banking Loan TN $1,500
Community Loans of America, Inc. Loans GA $1,000
Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding Newport News $1,000
Corvesta, Inc. Technology Roanoke $1,000
Altria Client Services Manufacturing Richmond $1,000
A T & T Telephone NJ $1,000

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Lynchburg News and Advance: Del. Byron joins Women for Ed Gillespie

September 24, 2014
Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford, has signed onto the state leadership council for the ?Women for Ed Coalition,? a group formed to support the Senate campaign of Republican nominee Ed Gillespie. The group, announced Tuesday, is comprised of more than ...and more »

GoDanRiver.com: Read: Del. Byron's floor speech on Medicaid expansion debate

September 19, 2014
Read: Del. Byron's floor speech on Medicaid expansion debateThe House of Delegates kicked off today's special session with dueling floor speeches on the contentious Medicaid expansion issue. Here are the remarks (as best I could transcribe them) made on the House floor by Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford: ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Annual TechEDGE conference focuses on tech-focused organizations

October 22, 2014
The annual TechEDGE conference, a forum of a dozen speakers and regional technology awards, was held Tuesday at a hotel conference room in downtown Lynchburg, where panelists discussed workforce development as key to engaging job seekers with ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: 5th District US House candidates gather at forum

October 21, 2014
The candidates vying for the 5th District U.S. House of Representatives seat outlined their views on transportation policy, marijuana and D.C.'s legislative priorities Monday during an election forum in Brookneal. Incumbent Rep. Robert Hurt, a ...

Lynchburg News and Advance: Audio Link: State Sen. Steve Newman reacts to same-sex marriage decision

October 7, 2014
Here is a copy of the full statement issued Monday by Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford. Byron was a key supporter of the 2006 marriage amendment and introduced one of the initial versions of the legislation in the House of Delegates: ?Today's decision is a ...

These are all of the video clips of Kathy Byron’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 116 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB106: Competitive telephone companies; establishes procedure for regulation.
  • HB1005: Health insurance policies; individual and group coverage, conversion policies.
  • HB1006: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to utilize storm-based approach in order to derive PMP.
  • HB1007: High school equivalency examinations; replaces references throughout Code.
  • HB1008: Voluntary apprenticeships; conforms provisions of Virginia's program to federal law.
  • HB1009: Workforce development; changes name of Va. Workforce Council to Va. Board of Workforce Development.
  • HB1010: Emergency medical services providers; certification.
  • HB1011: Local Government, Commission on; local mandates.
  • HB1043: Health benefit exchanges; regulation of navigators.
  • HJ132: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to study utilization of storm-based approach in updating.
  • HJ147: Affordable Care Act, federal; Bureau of Insurance to study effects on VA health insurance consumers.
  • HJ174: Tax restructuring; Department of Taxation to study.
  • HJ197: Recognizing the Honorable Lacey Edward Putney.
  • HJ272: Commending the Virginia Credit Union League.
  • HB463: Juveniles; legal custody transferred to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • HB1112: Human papillomavirus vaccine; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children.
  • HB2118: Insurance policies; required notice.
  • HB2128: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small procurements.
  • HB2137: Local governments; environmental impact reports, prohibits purchase of certain deicing agents, etc.
  • HB2138: Health Insurance Reform Commission; established, sunset provision, report.
  • HB2154: Virginia Workforce Council; powers and duties, change in membership.
  • HB2155: Insurance premiums license tax; technical corrections for administration.
  • HB2316: Virginia Public Procurement Act; multiple project contracts for architectural, etc., services.
  • HJ688: Workforce Investment Act; JLARC to update its 2003 report on State's implementation.
  • HJ758: Urban Agriculture Month; designating as October 2013, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HB460: Income tax, corporate; basis by which TAX shall assess manufacturing companies with additional tax.
  • HB461: Taxes, local; rate of interest capped at five percent annually, penalties.
  • HB462: Abortion; informed consent, shall undergo ultrasound imaging, exceptions.
  • HB463: Juveniles; legal custody transferred to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • HB464: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created, report.
  • HB1061: Secondary school graduation requirements; diplomas.
  • HB1062: Virginia Employment Commission; Office of Attorney General may represent interests of State.
  • HB1112: Human papillomavirus vaccine; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children.
  • HB1281: Wetland and dredge and fill programs, federal; authorizes State Water Control Board to regulate.
  • HB1295: State mandates; eliminating on local and regional government entities relating to education, etc.
  • HJ141: Unfunded federal mandates; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ196: Celebrating the life of Warren Calvin Falwell.
  • HJ200: Commending Margaret A. Smith.
  • HJ202: Commending the Brookville High School football team.
  • HJ243: Wetlands; DEQ to study benefits and costs of seeking authority from USEPA to administer program.
  • HJ277: Commending Kevin Lunsmann.
  • HJ510: Commending the E.C. Glass High School boys' track team.
  • HB1037: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • HB1041: Workforce Council; reduces membership, Executive Committee shall review & recommend grant proposals.
  • HB1419: Human papillomavirus vaccination; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children.
  • HB2315: Breach of medical information; adds private entities are required to provide notice.
  • HB2316: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program; created.
  • HB2317: Information Technology Advisory Council; advise CIO on creation of technology application framework.
  • HB2318: Electronic notary; notary to notarize document if signer is not present if identity is established.
  • HB2319: State agency mandates; assessment imposed on local governments.
  • HB2320: Electronic tracking devices; placement on vehicle of person for use in opposition research.
  • HB2451: State Corporation Commission staff; discovery of settlement negotiations.
  • HB2479: Virginia Liaison Office; changes title to Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.
  • HJ659: Commending the Altavista Combined School boys' cross country team.
  • HJ668: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel John Woodell, Jr., USAF Ret.
  • HJ723: Celebrating the life of Leonard Coleman.
  • HJ913: Commending Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Plantation.
  • HB1033: Human infant; determining whether an infant has achieved an independent and separate existence.
  • HB1034: Information Technology; Governor to appoint Chief Information Officer of VITA, etc.
  • HB1035: Information Technology; governance in State, substantive and technical changes.
  • HB1036: Security for Public Deposits Act; makes several amendments to Act, administered by Treasury Board.
  • HB1037: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • HB1038: Conflict of Interests Act; certain relatives of school board member to be considered for employment.
  • HB1039: Medical information; notification to residents, etc., if information is subject of database breach.
  • HB1040: Limited liability companies; SCC to correct its records to eliminate effects of clerical error, etc.
  • HB1041: Workforce Council; reduces membership, Executive Committee shall review & recommend grant proposals.
  • HB1042: Informed consent; includes ultrasound to determine gestation age.
  • HB1043: Chief Workforce Development Officer; responsibilities.
  • HB1122: Income tax, corporate; apportionment of income for manufacturers.
  • HB1349: Virginia Free File program; Tax Commissioner to establish and model after IRS Free File program.
  • HJ149: Commending the Altavista High School football team.
  • HJ472: Commending English Construction Company, Inc., on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HB924: Income tax and sales and use tax; credit and exemption for certain telecommunications service.
  • HB1513: Income tax, state; deduction for donations to health care sharing organizations.
  • HB1514: Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers.
  • HB2124: Rental agreement; early termination by military personnel.
  • HB2125: Zoning; person to post sign notifying public of place & time of public hearing regarding property.
  • HB2126: Employing illegal aliens; relocate provision requiring cancellation of limited liability companies.
  • HB2127: Bank accounts, minors'; authorizes bank to establish deposit account in which minors are sole owner.
  • HB2437: Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers.
  • HB2558: Biosolids permit; if amended to increase acreage by 50% more than initial permit give public notice.
  • HB2579: Informed consent; ultrasound required before performing abortion to determine gestation age.
  • HB2626: Line of Duty Act; investigation of claims by police departments and sheriffs offices.
  • HB2649: Recycling reports; a solid waste planning unit shall not be required to submit until July 1, 2012.
  • HJ749: Celebrating the life of James R. Whorley.
  • HJ752: Commending the William Campbell High School drama team.
  • HJ753: Commending Stephanie A. Doyle
  • HJ781: Commending the Virginia Credit Union League.
  • HJ796: Celebrating the life of Calvin Perrow Carter.
  • HJ830: Commending T. L. Neal.
  • HJ991: Commending Evelyn Chaychuk Kowalchuk.
  • HR65: Commending the First National Bank of Altavista.
  • HB112: Retirement System; early retirement provisions for certain local government officials.
  • HB924: Income tax and sales and use tax; credit and exemption for certain telecommunications service.
  • HB925: Employment Commission; employment stabilization.
  • HB926: Illegal aliens; corporate existence terminated involuntarily for employing.
  • HB1311: Credit reports; authorizes consumer to freeze access thereto.
  • HB1312: Workforce development; Governor's responsibilities.
  • HB1313: Unclaimed property; credit union accounts.
  • HB1314: Employment Commission; transfers responsibility for collection of employment taxes to Dept. of Tax.
  • HB1315: Informed consent for abortion; ultrasound required before performing to determine gestation age.
  • HB1469: Identity theft; notice of database breach.
  • HB1512: Health care sharing ministries; insurance laws do not apply.
  • HB1513: Income tax; deduction for donations to health care sharing organizations.
  • HB1514: Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers.
  • HB1526: Virginia Career Readiness Certificate Program; created, report.
  • HJ177: Multistate corporations; joint subcommittee to study benefits of adopting a single sales factor.
  • HJ347: Celebrating the life of Jerry Laymon Falwell.
  • HJ351: Commending Hugh Rosser.
  • HJ409: Celebrating the life of Louise Towles English.
  • HJ522: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Christopher Edward Murphy.
  • HB872: Boating safety course; must complete to operate motorboat or personal wathercraft, penalty.
  • HB874: Retail sales and use tax; exemption for telecommunication companies.
  • HB1627: Boating safety education; must complete to operate motorboat or personal watercraft, civil penalty.
  • HB2426: Health insurance; coverage for bone marrow transplants.
  • HB2427: Charter; Town of Brookneal.
  • HB2800: Region 2000 Airport Authority Act; created.
  • HB2801: Sewage sludge; requires local government certify that site thereof in compliance with ordinances.
  • HB2802: Land application of sewage sludge; regulation and management thereof.
  • HB2803: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain wireless & broadband equipment.
  • HB2804: Credit reports; authorizes an individual over age 65 to freeze thereto.
  • HB2805: Enterprise zone incentive grants; Governor to include in budget bill appropriation therefor.
  • HB2806: Commissioners of revenue; deny license for those without legal documents for employment in U.S.
  • HB2807: Enterprise zone grants; allows businesses to apply for additional appropriations.
  • HB2808: Abortion; requirement of ultrasound testing as part of informed consent.
  • HB3130: BPOL tax; refusal to grant and revocation of business licenses.
  • HJ694: Biosolids; panel of experts to study impact of land application thereof.
  • HB862: Personal property, tangible; establishes separate class for certain aircraft.
  • HB863: Computer and electronic data; access to defendant thereof seized in obscenity, etc., cases.
  • HB864: Virtual child pornography; definition thereof.
  • HB865: Workers' compensation; requires compensation for temporary partial disability up to 13 wks.
  • HB866: Workers' compensation; requires compensation for temporary partial disability up to 13 wks.
  • HB867: House of Delegates Districts; adjustment in boundary line betw. 19th and 22nd districts in Bedford.
  • HB868: Morning-after pill; parental consent for minors required; penalty.
  • HB869: License taxes, local; localities to select date to apply therefor.
  • HB870: Boating safety course; required if convicted of violating boating law.
  • HB871: Charter; Town of Altavista.
  • HB872: Boating safety course; required if convicted of violating boating law.
  • HB873: Child abuse; adds information technology professionals to list required to report.
  • HB874: Retail sales and use tax; exemption for telecommunication companies.
  • HB1305: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; prohibited contracts.
  • HB1306: Public-Private Transp. Act & Public-Private Education Facilities & Infrastructure Act; disclosure.
  • HB1307: Chief Workforce Development Officer; Governor to serve as or designate senior staff member.
  • HJ101: Biosolids; Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, et al to study impact thereof on water quality.
  • HJ323: Commending the William Campbell High School football team.
  • HJ430: Celebrating the life of Deborah June Mason.
  • HJ530: Commending the Brookville Timberlake Lions Club on its 50th anniversary.