Senator Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

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Party
Democratic
District
6: Accomack County (All), Mathews County (All), Northampton County (All), Norfolk City (Part), Virginia Beach City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Finance, Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Local Government, Rehabilitation and Social Services
Website
lynwoodlewis.com
Copatroning Habits
58% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 52% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 51% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
0% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Delmarva Daily Times: Officials react to 'somber evening' of rocket failure

October 31, 2014
Officials react to 'somber evening' of rocket failureAmong the first to make a public response was U. S. Sen. Tim Kaine. Sen. Barbara Mikulski said she remains supportive of NASA's commercial cargo mission. State Sen. Lynwood Lewis and Del. Robert S. Bloxom Jr. also issued statements after the event.and more »

The Virginian-Pilot: Sen. Lynwood Lewis says Va. budget vote a mistake

June 13, 2014
The lone Democratic senator who joined Republicans in voting for a state budget says his vote was made in error. Sen. Lynwood Lewis voted Thursday to approve a budget that is aimed at ensuring Gov. Terry McAuliffe cannot expand Medicaid without ...Virginia Senator Lynwood Lewis Says Medicaid Expansion Vote A MistakeHeadlines & Global NewsGeneral Assembly passes budget with Medicaid blockDaily PressVirginia Passes Budget With Medicaid RestrictionNBC4 WashingtonWashington Post -Roanoke Times -Daily Callerall 311 news articles »

wtvr.com: Democrats take control of State Senate after recount

January 27, 2014
Washington PostDelegate Lynwood Lewis Junior has won the recount for the Hampton Roads Senate seat that became vacant after Democrat Ralph Northam was elected to serve as Lt. Governor. Included in this district are parts of Norfolk, Virginia Beach and the ...Lewis wins Virginia Senate special electionUniversity of Virginia The Cavalier DailySenate Democrats U-turn on power sharingPolitiFactVirginia Democrats regain control of state SenateWashington BladeFredericksburg.com -The Virginian-Pilot -The Daily Progressall 107 news articles »

Delmarva Daily Times: A day after the tornado, Northampton begins to recover

July 25, 2014
Northampton Sheriff David Doughty addresses the media in Cherrystone Campground on Friday. Behind him from left is Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Delegate Robert Bloxom Jr., Northampton County Supervisor Larry LeMond, State Sen. Lynwood Lewis and Lt. Gov.and more »

Delmarva Daily Times: Official: Route 13 fixes wouldn't help deadly Keller area

October 17, 2014
Official: Route 13 fixes wouldn't help deadly Keller areaAccess management ? including closing off or improving some of the dozens of crossovers on Route 13 ? is key to making the highway safer, Regional Traffic Engineer Mike Corwin said at a meeting called by Sen. Lynwood Lewis after the crash.

Bills

  • SR38: Senate Committee to study safety of Route 13 in Northampton and Accomack Counties.
  • SJ147: Commending George M. Hudgins.
  • SJ170: Commending Carter Davis, Jr.
  • SJ187: Commending the City of Norfolk.
  • SJ5071: Commending Eastern Shore volunteer fire departments.
  • SR38: Senate Committee to study safety of Route 13 in Northampton and Accomack Counties.
  • SR39: Celebrating the life of Scott Harper.
  • SR40: Celebrating the life of Orris James Rowley III.
  • SR41: Celebrating the life of Calvin Leavenworth Brickhouse.
  • SR507: Commending C. Edward Vann.
  • SR508: Commending Lauren Campsen.
  • SR513: Celebrating the life of Brian Wayne Jones.
  • SR517: Commending the Reverend Kelvin F. Jones.
  • HB1195: Vehicle weight limits; increases tandem axle weight limit.
  • HB1506: Service firearms; minimum years of service.
  • HB1507: Deeds; circuit court clerk has authority to reject any deed or recordation for filing, etc.
  • HB1514: Golf carts and utility vehicles; adds Town of Wachapreague to list that may authorize.
  • HB1515: Widgeon, Randy Marshall; transfers his service pistol to his widow, Pamela Turlington Widgeon.
  • HB1516: Pharmacies; access to the Prescription Monitoring Program.
  • HB1517: Involuntary intoxication offense; notice by defendant to State of intention to present evidence.
  • HB1518: Sexual abuse of child; increases penalty for any adult who commits abuse with child under 15.
  • HB1799: Natural gas utilities; investments in qualifying projects.
  • HB1800: Land preservation tax credit; property conveyances for public use.
  • HB2014: Incarcerated individuals; notification of those ineligible for public assistance.
  • HB2173: Virginia Retirement System; retirees hired as school board security personnel.
  • HB2174: Workers' compensation; Commission may review any award of compensation, compensation benefits.
  • HB2176: Northampton County School Board; terms of members.
  • HJ226: Chincoteague, Town of; U.S. Department of Interior urged to oppose federal purchase of land.
  • HJ642: Celebrating the life of the Reverend David Raymond Chew, Jr.
  • HJ643: Commending Ballard Fish and Oyster Co., Inc.
  • HJ644: Commending William Leslie Mariner.
  • HJ656: Commending Dr. Billie M. Reed.
  • HJ700: Celebrating the life of Nicholas J. Covatta, Jr.
  • HJ757: Commending the Northampton County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  • HJ945: Celebrating the life of Baxley Trower Tankard.
  • HB192: State facilities; reporting requirements of critical incidents involving consumers.
  • HB193: Property conveyance; DGS to convey to County of Accomack certain real property.
  • HB194: Driver's licenses, commercial; requires DMV to consider applicants' military experience.
  • HB195: Higher educational institutions; course credit for military service.
  • HB196: Haul seine nets; required to be anchored at one end to shore and other end mechanically drawn.
  • HB197: Grass, etc.; adds Town of Chincoteague to list authorized to require cutting on occupied property.
  • HB198: Voter registration; requires a receipt be given to person completing form at DMV office.
  • HB199: Town of Onancock; liens for water charges.
  • HB200: Assault and battery; any adult who commits on school grounds is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB761: Recording deeds; statement of preparation.
  • HB762: License plates, special; changes those promoting tourism on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
  • HB763: Nonresident executors and testamentary trustees; conveyance of real estate located in State.
  • HB1195: Vehicle weight limits; increases tandem axle weight limit.
  • HB1214: Suspended license; when court may reduce charge.
  • HJ28: Celebrating the life of Bruce Samuel Paone.
  • HJ29: Celebrating the life of Suzanne Savedge Wescoat.
  • HJ30: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Charles F. Mapp.
  • HJ31: Celebrating the life of William Revell Lewis, Jr.
  • HJ226: Chincoteague, Town of; U.S. Department of Interior urged to oppose federal purchase of land.
  • HJ245: Commending Nottingham Enterprises, Inc.
  • HJ404: Commending Carlton W. Collins, Sr.
  • HR509: Celebrating the life of Dr. John Christopher Fiege.
  • HR510: Celebrating the life of William Clark.
  • HR515: Commending Fred Holland.
  • HR516: Commending L. Bruce Holland.
  • HB1467: Transient occupancy tax; adds Accomack County to those localities that may impose.
  • HB1702: Elections; member of local office, elected school board, etc., to take oath before first meeting.
  • HB1703: Alcoholic beverage control; mandated recycling at government stores.
  • HB1704: Retail Sales & Use Tax; exemption for spaceport activities.
  • HB1705: Workers' compensation; modifications to employee's home and automobile.
  • HB2185: Sewage systems; submission of onsite soil evaluations for permits or letters.
  • HB2186: Chesapeake Bay crab meat; containers should include at least 51% by weight, crab taken from Bay.
  • HB2187: Baylor Ground; removes certain area in waters of Crippen Creek from natural oyster beds, etc.
  • HB2188: Common interest communities; payment of resale disclosure packet fees.
  • HB2383: Freedom of Information Act; court review in cases of requester harassment.
  • HB2516: Income tax, state; allows taxpayer to transfer certain tax credits to another.
  • HB2517: Budget bill; basis for preparation.
  • HB2529: Life insurance; required disclosure.
  • HJ534: Celebrating the life of Charles E. Tull.
  • HJ535: Celebrating the life of William Clark.
  • HJ536: Celebrating the life of Sharone Denise White Bailey.
  • HJ589: Commending L. Bruce Holland.
  • HJ590: Celebrating the life of Donald J. Leonard.
  • HJ591: Celebrating the life of Frances Beatrice Bibbins Latimer.
  • HJ724: Celebrating the life of Jean Beaumont Merritt Mihalyka.
  • HJ900: Celebrating the life of C. Braxton Parks.
  • HB376: Service by publication; validates orders of those processed by a clerk or deputy clerk.
  • HB377: Equitable distribution; monetary award in divorce case may be enforceable same as judgment.
  • HB378: Golf carts; may cross at any intersection marked as a golf cart crossing in certain towns.
  • HB379: Credit line deeds of trust; under same statute of limitation as other deeds of trust and mortgages.
  • HB765: Communications sales & use tax; net revenue distributed according to each locality's pro rata.
  • HB766: Legal notices; failure by publisher of newspaper to properly publish shall not invalidate action.
  • HB1078: Charitable gaming; exempts volunteer fire departments & rescue squads from filing quarterly reports.
  • HB1079: Cemetery companies; exempt from reporting requirements for family burial plots.
  • HB1217: Firearm safety education program; school boards may offer in elementary grades.
  • HB1290: Nutrient trading; Eastern Shore facility to acquire credits in Potomac & Rappahannock tributaries.
  • HB1291: Harvester's license; prohibits Commission from issuing to certain nonresidents.
  • HB1356: License fees and taxes, local; exempts campgrounds and bed and breakfast establishments.
  • HB1371: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; provides exception for locality to obtain grant or loan.
  • HJ74: State-owned submerged land; Institute of Marine Science to study management option on Eastern shore.
  • HJ75: Celebrating the life of Jeter Guy Lawson.
  • HJ76: Celebrating the life of Kenneth Fox Arnold.
  • HJ77: Commending the Wallops Flight Facility on the occasion of its 65th anniversary.
  • HJ78: Commending John H. Campbell.
  • HB1623: Marine tourism activity liability; uses similar language from Agritourism Activity Liability Act.
  • HB1681: Wells, private; requires site plan to be included in an application for permit to construct.
  • HB1682: Town of Nassawadox; charter.
  • HB1701: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: SEAFOOD LOVER.
  • HB1924: Tuition grants; provide for commercial crab fishermen attending two-year educational institution.
  • HB1925: Clean Water Farm Award Program; identifies type of agricultural best management practices.
  • HB1926: Wallops Research Park; aerospace-related economic development.
  • HB1927: Commercial Space Flight Authority; increases membership of board of directors.
  • HB1928: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration requirements.
  • HB1929: Decedent's account balance; increases amount thereof to be paid to spouse or other distributees.
  • HB2223: Recreational saltwater license; authorizes Resources Commission to charge nonresidents higher fee.
  • HB2595: Charitable gaming; raises permit exemption threshold for volunteer fire department or rescue squad.
  • HJ786: Commending the Hoof Beats by the Beach 4-H Club of Accomack County.
  • HJ890: Celebrating the life of Edgar Kermit Wharton.
  • HJ891: Celebrating the life of Georgie Mae Drummond Taylor.
  • HJ984: Commending Trooper Kurt J. Johnson.
  • HB130: Death certificates; local health departments to have available upon request.
  • HB131: Child-restraint devices in motor vehicles; penalties if convicted two or more times.
  • HB151: Name change; proof that applicant is citizen of United States.
  • HB660: Manufactured homes; deemed real estate when equipment previously used for mobility removed.
  • HB661: Agritourism and marine tourism; activity liability.
  • HB662: Land preservation tax credit program; confidentiality of taxpayer information.
  • HB663: Zoning administrator; expands authority related to enforcement of residential occupancy limits.
  • HB1479: Real estate tax; relief for nonrelatives of owner or certain caregivers of elderly and handicapped.
  • HB1500: Aerospace Advisory Council, Directors of NASA Langley and NASA Wallops, etc.; appointments.
  • HB1879: Real estate tax relief for the elderly and handicapped.
  • HJ39: Commending the Eastern Shore Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century on the occasion of its 40th.
  • HJ45: Commending Gail Lee.
  • HJ133: Celebrating the life of William Baldwin Bynum.
  • HJ142: Commending Downing's United Methodist Church on the occasion of its 225th anniversary.
  • HJ143: Commending the Edward H. Nabb Research Center.
  • HJ246: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS); encouraging utilization thereof.
  • HJ326: Commending the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chapter of the National Society of the DAR.
  • HJ329: Commending NASA on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ338: Commending Jerusalem Baptist Church on the occasion of its 130th anniversary.
  • HJ339: Commending the Town of Chincoteague on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HR1: Commending Steven E. Wilson.
  • HB67: Recordation tax; additional distribution to localities.
  • HB196: License plates, special; issuance to residents and supporters of Bay Creek community.
  • HB1713: Resources Authority; expands projects that can be financed to include land conserv. & preservation.
  • HB1714: Transient occupancy tax; increase thereof in Northampton County.
  • HB1719: Nurse, licensed; local school boards to employ for each school.
  • HB1870: Retirement System; clarifies purchase of prior service credit for National Guard.
  • HB1966: Sexual offenses; evidence of defendant's commission of another offense is admissible.
  • HB1967: Law Officers' Retirement System; agency heads not eligible except Chief of Capitol Police.
  • HB1968: Family subdivision; amends statute for conveyance of a lot.
  • HB2229: Impaired Waters Clean-up Plan Report; consolidation of various reports into.
  • HB2502: Donations; expands definition thereof to include provision of in-kind resources for event.
  • HB2720: Charter; Town of Cheriton.
  • HB3155: Electric power generation assets; State Corporation Commission's approval of divestiture.
  • HJ576: Open-space & Farmlands; Joint Sub. Studying Funding Sources for Purchase of Development Rights.
  • HJ660: Celebrating the life of John E. Worsley, Sr.
  • HJ695: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; joint subcommittee to study enhanced development of cargo, etc.
  • HJ760: Commending David B. Nichols.
  • HJ819: Commending Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority.
  • HJ889: Commending the Atlantic Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ976: Commending J. Robert Bray.
  • HR88: Commending the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HB67: Recordation tax; additional distribution to localities.
  • HB95: Student, new; certain information required upon registration to public school.
  • HB103: Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit by members of National Guard.
  • HB106: Warning lights; use of red or red and white lights by NASA's Wallops Flight Facility vehicles.
  • HB125: Conservators of the peace; includes NASA's special agents.
  • HB175: Overweight farm vehicles; may operate at extended weights authorized.
  • HB196: License plates, special; issuance to residents and supporters of Bay Creek community.
  • HB651: Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act; gives authority to accept federal grant money.
  • HB652: Oyster tax; revenues to be deposited into Public Oyster Rocks Replenishment Fund.
  • HB653: Nonevidentiary substances or paraphernalia; disposal thereof.
  • HB981: Wildlife and fish restoration; Department of Game & Inland Fisheries to accept federal grant money.
  • HB982: Avian influenza; regulations to prevent & control in commercial and noncommercial poultry.
  • HB983: Animal or animal products; compensation for those destroyed to control disease outbreak.
  • HB1576: National Rural Transit Assistance Program; buses to be equipped with warning lights when stopped.
  • HJ11: Celebrating the life of Paul B. Merritt.
  • HJ12: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Tromaine K. Toy, Sr.
  • HJ21: Celebrating the life of Julia E. Major.
  • HJ133: Development rights; joint subcom. to study funding sources for purchase thereof to preserve land.
  • HJ224: Commending Alice Coles.
  • HJ252: Commending Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church on the occasion of its 140th anniversary.
  • HJ5059: Commending the Onancock Volunteer Fire Department and its historic firemen's carnival.
  • HJ5060: Celebrating the life of Thomas J. Matthews.
  • HJ5085: Commending Greenbackville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.