Delegate Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Photo of Ken Plum
Party
Democratic
District
36: County of Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 1982
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Rules, Science and Technology, Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Courts of Justice, General Laws and Technology, Privileges and Elections
Website
kenplum.com
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 59% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
6.3% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$77,104.69 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Edward H. Rice Computer consultant Vienna $5,000
Comstock Development Services, LC Real estate Reston $2,500
I.B.E.W., Local No. 26 Labor union MD $1,000
Northern VA Technology Council TechPAC Technology PAC Herndon $1,000
VA BankPAC Bankers PAC Glen Allen $1,000
NV/Realtors Political Action Committe Realtors PAC Fairfax $750
NOVABizPAC of Fairfax Co. Chamber of Commerce Chamber of commerce PAC Vienna $750
Toll Road Investors Partnership II, LP Private toll road operator Sterling $500
Wetland Studies Solutions, Inc. Environmental Consulting Gainesville $500
HCA for Good Government Hospital political action committee Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Remembering a Virginia Statesman

October 1, 2014
Del. Ken Plum/File photo I first heard of Vincent F. (Vince) Callahan, Jr. in 1965 when he ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor of Virginia. It was his first run for political office, and while it may seem that he aimed high to start, in those ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: What Is It About Virginia?

September 24, 2014
The growth of the region has come primarily from people moving here from other states or countries. Survey downstate Virginians and you will find many not wanting to travel here much less move here. Most will cite traffic as their main objection, but ...Column: What Is It About Virginia?Virginia Connection Newspapersall 2 news articles »

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Medicaid Expansion Lite

September 17, 2014
Del. Ken Plum/File photo Virginia's first governor, Patrick Henry, was elected to four one-year terms. Henry's reputation as a leader was well established before he became governor with his famous ?Give me liberty or give me death? speech made in St ...and more »

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Back to School

September 3, 2014
Del. Ken Plum/File photo Although it has been many years since I was a teacher in the classroom, I still get a nervous stomach around Labor Day each year in anticipation of the beginning of a new school year. Teaching is the hardest work I have ever ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: The Legacy of Bob McDonnell

September 10, 2014
Del. Ken Plum/File photo I had no idea what to expect when the jury announced it had reached its verdicts on the charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, but when the verdicts were announced I was stunned. The jury of seven men ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Ken Plum’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 99 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB535: Firearms; criminal history record information check on transferee; penalties.
  • HB536: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current federally mandated level.
  • HB537: Conflict of Interests Acts, State and Local Government and General Assembly; gift disclosure.
  • HB538: Autism Advisory Council; extends sunset provision to July 1, 2016.
  • HB1151: Income tax, state; low-income tax credit, refundable.
  • HJ66: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ67: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • HJ286: Commending Jane Cruz.
  • HJ304: Celebrating the life of Mary Frances DeLorenzo Knight.
  • HJ309: Commending Davida Luehrs.
  • HJ310: Commending Catherine Fulkerson.
  • HJ311: Commending Jerry Ferguson.
  • HJ312: Commending HomeAid Northern Virginia.
  • HJ5132: Celebrating the life of David Tremaine.
  • HB1710: Absentee voting; parent or legal custodian of child four years of age or younger.
  • HB1711: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; notice to owners of election of directors.
  • HB1712: Human rights; local commission may investigate discrimination.
  • HB1713: Driver's licenses; participation in organ donor program.
  • HB2282: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for removing barriers at places of public accommodation.
  • HJ634: Commending Reston.
  • HJ749: Commending Gerald P. McCarthy.
  • HJ767: Commending the March of Dimes.
  • HJ795: Commending Amanda Andere.
  • HJ796: Commending the YMCA Fairfax County-Reston.
  • HJ797: Commending Mayflowers.
  • HJ798: Commending John Marshall Bank.
  • HJ850: Celebrating the life of Charles D. McGuire.
  • HJ893: Commending Appalachian Sustainable Development.
  • HJ948: Commending Ronald McCormack.
  • HJ958: Commending Dona Dei.
  • HB690: Financial exploitation of elderly or vulnerable adults; penalty.
  • HB691: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure requirements of certain large gifts.
  • HB692: Public employment; prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, etc.
  • HB693: HOV lanes; extends sunset provision on use by vehicles with clean special fuel license plates.
  • HB694: Virginia Human Rights Act; policy of State.
  • HB695: Fox and coyote penning; Class 1 misdemeanor for purpose of hunting or killing with dogs.
  • HJ116: Constitutional amendment; establishes Virginia Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ297: Commending Rose Pleskow.
  • HJ399: Commending Reston Little League.
  • HJ400: Commending Boofie and Joe O'Gorman.
  • HJ401: Commending Dominion Virginia Power.
  • HB327: Electric energy efficiency standard; established.
  • HB329: Lawn fertilizers; prohibits use and application of those that contain phosphorus.
  • HB1748: Public schools; antibullying measures.
  • HB1749: Redistricting process; new method for preparation of state legislative and redistricting plans.
  • HB1750: Cigarettes; increases tax rate.
  • HB1751: Lawn fertilizers; prohibits use and application of those that contain phosphorus.
  • HB1752: Virginia Respite Care Registry and Fund; established.
  • HB1753: Income tax, state; livable home tax credit.
  • HB1754: HOV lanes; use by vehicle with clean special fuel license plates.
  • HB1755: Human Rights Act; adds sexual orientation, etc., to safeguards for all individuals in State.
  • HB2070: Uniform Statewide Building Code; regulations of Board of Housing and Community Development.
  • HJ648: Uniform Statewide Building Code; DHCD, et al., to study feasibility of amendments, etc.
  • HJ649: Virginia Retirement System; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ676: Commending Reston Hospital Center.
  • HJ754: Commending Dave Edwards.
  • HJ763: Commending Reston Interfaith.
  • HJ801: Commending Priscilla Ames.
  • HJ802: Commending Patricia Nicoson.
  • HJ803: Commending Lindsay Trout.
  • HJ804: Commending the Martin Luther King, Jr., Cultural Foundation, Inc.
  • HJ851: Commending Pinnacle Academy.
  • HJ893: Celebrating the life of Jack Edward Corkey.
  • HJ941: Celebrating the life of David A. Edwards.
  • HB320: HOV lanes; extends date for use by vehicle with clean special fuel license plates.
  • HB321: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure of government employment.
  • HB322: Rabies vaccination; exempts certain dogs and cats.
  • HB323: Bipartisan Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB324: Retirement System; increases service retirement allowance.
  • HB325: Respite Care Registry and Fund; Department for Aging to establish.
  • HB326: Mercury thermostats; Waste Management Board to adopt regulations to encourage recycling.
  • HB327: Electric energy efficiency standard; established.
  • HB328: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; Clerks of House & Senate establish searchable database.
  • HB329: Lawn fertilizers; prohibits use and application of those that contain phosphorus.
  • HB330: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; jurisdiction of House & Senate Ethics Advisory Panels.
  • HB800: Life and annuities licenses; removes certain requirement for nonresident insurance agent.
  • HB1287: Human Rights Act; adds sexual orientation to definition of unlawful discriminatory practice.
  • HB1288: Lyme disease; Board of Health shall include on list of diseases required to be reported.
  • HB1289: School boards, local; permitted fees and charges.
  • HJ61: Transportation Needs, Commission on; established, report.
  • HJ64: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • HJ66: Commending INC.spire, the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce business incubator program.
  • HJ219: Celebrating the life of Ann Rodriguez.
  • HJ228: Commending Reston Town Center on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • HJ252: Celebrating the life of S. John Davis.
  • HJ348: Commending the Sheraton and the Westin hotels in Reston Heights.
  • HJ349: Commending the Virginia Spine Institute.
  • HJ350: Commending Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
  • HJ351: Commending Imam Mohamed Magid and Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk.
  • HJ458: Commending Betty A. Thompson.
  • HR36: Commending Michael Eddy, Michael Frames, and Scott Pifer.
  • HR37: Commending John T. Asper.
  • HB1533: Television Waste Recycling Act; established.
  • HB1930: Certification of stormwater development property; Dept. of Conservation & Recreation to certify.
  • HB1931: Water Facilities Revolving Loan Fund; authorizes Resources Authority to provide portion of fees.
  • HB1932: HOV lanes; extend sunset provision allowing those vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plate.
  • HB1933: Urban county executive form of government; adds sexual orientation as prohibited discrimination.
  • HB1934: Income tax, state; age deduction income indexing.
  • HB1935: Confidentiality of insurance information; provides therefor of company licensing applications, etc.
  • HB2176: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Fund; established.
  • HB2177: Rechargeable battery recycling; authorizes localities to ban disposal of certain.
  • HB2538: Virginia Advisory Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HJ70: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ879: Celebrating the life of Nguyen Tu Cuong.
  • HJ1005: Commending the Reston Chapter of the Links, Inc.
  • HJ1006: Commending the Reston Triathlon.
  • HJ1007: Commending David Eisenman.
  • HJ1008: Commending Charles Wight.
  • HJ1009: Commending Robert E. Simon.
  • HB339: Advisory Redistricting Commission; created, report.
  • HB340: Disabled veteran; definition thereof.
  • HB341: Dishwashing detergents; bans use of phosphorus therein for household dishwashing machines.
  • HB342: High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; use by vehicles bearing special fuel vehicle license plates.
  • HB343: Cathode ray tubes; disposal bans.
  • HB344: Computer Recovery and Recycling Act; adoption and implementation of recovery plan.
  • HB345: Credit reports; authorizes an individual to freeze access thereto.
  • HB346: Property owners' associations; Real Estate Board to develop classification.
  • HB347: Transportation Commissioner; contracts for grounds keeping, mowing, etc. on highways in Reston.
  • HB348: VDOT; supplying information to and soliciting comments from Reston.
  • HB349: Insurance licensing; certificates of authority.
  • HB675: Discrimination; Fairfax County to prohibit in executive form of government.
  • HB676: Climate Change, Commission on; created, report.
  • HB677: Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; public hearing.
  • HB1052: Identity theft; notice of database breach.
  • HB1265: Health, Department of; payment for medical care services.
  • HB1413: Public utilities; required to use competitive bidding in purchasing and construction practices.
  • HB1448: State park employees; Department of Conservation & Recreation to lease private residential property.
  • HB1533: Television Waste Recycling Act; established.
  • HJ68: LEED; DGS to adopt standards for new state office buildings.
  • HJ69: Long-term care needs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study alternative solutions.
  • HJ70: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ77: Resolution; Commending "Cool Cities" and "Cool Counties" of the Commonwealth.
  • HJ104: Standards of Quality and Standards of Learning; Board of Education to recommend changes, report.
  • HJ356: Commending Margaret Thomas.
  • HJ389: Commending Ruth Overton.
  • HJ390: Commending Tetra Partnerships.
  • HJ391: Commending JBG Companies.
  • HJ459: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Scott Lange Kirkpatrick.
  • HB657: Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children.
  • HB1508: Credit reports; security breaches.
  • HB1510: Personal Information Privacy Act; restricted use of social security numbers.
  • HB1512: Disabled veteran; definition thereof.
  • HB2598: Urban county executive form of government; commission on human rights.
  • HB2599: Advisory Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB2600: Protection of disposed records; businesses to take measures to protect against unauthorized access.
  • HB2601: Veterans Day; Board of Education to provide information for commemoration thereof.
  • HB2602: Voluntary contributions of tax refunds; adds public library foundations, etc to list.
  • HB2603: Foreign stock and nonstock corporations; annual registration and filing fees.
  • HB2946: Electronics disposal and recycling; policies thereof are consistent with data, etc. policies.
  • HB3057: HOV lanes; extends sunset provision for vehicles bearing clean special fuel vehicle license plates.
  • HJ686: Electricity; Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring's feasibility of voluntary program.
  • HJ687: Electronic waste (eCycling); Joint Commission on Technology & Science to study collection, etc.
  • HJ688: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; JCOTS to study enhanced development of cargo, etc.
  • HJ715: Constitutional amendments; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ753: Celebrating the life of Barbara R. Aaron.
  • HJ824: Commending Jennifer Blackwell.
  • HJ825: Commending NII Holdings, Inc.
  • HJ826: Commending Frank Bensinger.
  • HJ857: Commending the Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund on the occasion of its 25th anni
  • HJ866: Commending the Reston Children's Center on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ867: Commending the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ912: Commending ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia, Inc., on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ913: Commending Martin Luther King Jr. Christian Church on the occasion of its 25th anniversary
  • HJ914: Commending Terraset Elementary School on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • HR48: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rule 18 pertaining to subcommittees and voting.
  • HB654: Dogs and cats; those seized by animal control officers to board in kennels at owner's expense.
  • HB655: High-occupancy lanes; extends sunset provision for vehicles bearing clean fuel license plates.
  • HB656: Advisory Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB657: Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children.
  • HB1508: Credit reports; security breaches.
  • HB1509: Identity theft; reporting to law-enforcement agencies.
  • HB1510: Personal Information Privacy Act; restricted use of social security numbers.
  • HB1511: Credit report security freeze; protection for credit header information.
  • HB1512: Disabled veteran; definition thereof.
  • HJ263: Celebrating the life of Alan M. Voorhees.
  • HJ301: Commending the South Lakes High School girls' swim team.
  • HJ354: Commending Lynn and Philip Lilienthal and WorldCamps, Inc.
  • HJ397: Commending B.J. and Marilyn Silvey.
  • HJ398: Commending Brent Park.
  • HJ399: Commending John and Susan Adney.
  • HJ400: Commending Northrop Grumman's Information Technology and Mission Systems sectors.
  • HJ435: Commending Dingwall Fleary.
  • HJ448: Commending Rosemary Tran Lauer and Devotion to Children.