Delegate Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)

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56: Counties of Goochland (part), Henrico (part), Louisa, and Spotsylvania (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Commerce and Labor, Education, Finance
Copatroning Habits
86% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 80% 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
25% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$60,836.10 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Realtors PAC of VA PAC N/A $0

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Virginia: Gillespie, Hill Unveil Further Endorsements | JHPolitics

May 7, 2014
... Senator Bill Carrico; Delegate Mark Cole; Delegate Barbara Comstock; Senator John Cosgrove; Delegate Kirk Cox; Delegate Glenn Davis; Delegate Bill DeSteph; Delegate Matthew Fariss; Delegate Peter Farrell; Delegate ...

La Jolla entrepreneur Peter C. Farrell receives CONNECT award <b>...</b>

February 26, 2014
Charitable giving. Through the Farrell Family Foundation, Peter Farrell has used his wealth to benefit local arts organizations (including the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego) as well as educational opportunities for underprivileged children and local science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. ... Who can forget the tumult when in 2002 the Del Mar Union School District moved hundreds of families from one attendance area to another?

Upon Further Review: HB 1147 &#39;Keep Your Plan Bill&#39; (Farrell/Peace <b>...</b>

January 30, 2014
On January 28, 2014 I posted a press release concerning HB 1147 by Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) with Delegate Christopher K. Peace (R-Hanover) as a Chief Patron titled House Passes Farrell/Peace “Keep Your Plan Act'.

CONNECT to Induct <b>Peter Farrell</b> into Entrepreneur Hall of Fame <b>...</b>

January 29, 2014
Join CONNECT in honoring Peter C. Farrell, Founder and Executive Chairman of ResMed, at the prestigious Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Awards luncheon. Hall of Fame honors individuals who have achieved distinction over ...

House Passes Farrell/Peace “Keep Your Plan Act&#39; | Virginia Right!

January 28, 2014
Del. Peace is Chief Co-Patron of measure to help in effort to keep your health insurance in Virginia -- -- “If you like it, Virginia, you can keep it," says Del. Peace -- Central Virginia – Delegate Christopher K. Peace (R-Hanover) ... ... Speaking to passage of the bill, Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) said, “It is likely that thousands of Virginians have had their health care plans cancelled under ObamaCare. This legislation puts Virginia in a posture to not be part of that ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press (blog): Virginia Politics: First bills for 2015 General Assembly session emerge

July 21, 2014
Del. Peter Farrell, R-Henrico, has proposed a bill that prohibits law enforcement from searching cellphones and other digital devices without obtaining a search warrant. That writes in the Code of Virginia the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Riley v ...

Augusta Free Press: House Republicans file first bills of 2015 General Assembly Session

July 21, 2014
state-capitol-header Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Republican members of the Virginia House of Delegates announced Monday the first pre-filed bills of the 2015 legislative session. Delegate Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) filed House Bill 1274, ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Peter Farrell’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 40 video clips in all.


  • HB170: Grass and weeds; Goochland County authorized to require cutting.
  • HB171: Crime victim rights; offenses by juveniles.
  • HB172: Standards of Learning tests; expedited retake.
  • HB173: Electronic devices; search without warrant prohibited.
  • HB174: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; administrative investigations, local inspectors general.
  • HB175: School boards, local; administration of Standards of Learning assessments.
  • HB176: Tow truck drivers; registration after conviction of violent crimes.
  • HB177: Cutting of grass; statewide application.
  • HB178: Virginia Retirement System; assumed rate of return on investments for employer contributions.
  • HB179: Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants.
  • HB180: Invention development services; required disclosure, civil penalty.
  • HB181: Virginia Retirement System; collection of overpayments to retirees and beneficiaries.
  • HB182: Local employees; retirement benefits.
  • HB183: Juveniles; commitment to Department of Juvenile Justice, consideration of social history, report.
  • HB1081: Adoption; clarifies provisions related to assistance for children with special needs.
  • HB1099: Local meals, & food & beverage taxes; exempts nonprofit entity from collecting on fundraising sales.
  • HB1143: Legislators, state and local government officers, and employees; prohibited conduct.
  • HB1147: Health insurance; offering plans.
  • HB1175: Hunting and fishing; special license for disabled veterans.
  • HJ25: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ191: Commending Brian Will.
  • HJ267: Commending Mattie Sites.
  • HJ268: Celebrating the life of Brian McClung Huffman.
  • HJ273: Commending the Virginia Governor's School program.
  • HJ426: Commending the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River.
  • HB1225: State parks; Department of Conservation and Recreation to set camping fees annually, etc.
  • HB1331: Local employees; retirement benefits.
  • HB1332: Local government audit; allowed to request audit from Auditor of Public Accounts upon majority vote.
  • HB1333: Service district boundaries; allows localities to amend after notice and public hearing.
  • HB1478: State Inspector General; powers and duties.
  • HB1479: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; agenda to be included in meeting notices, etc.
  • HB1480: Real Estate Board; authority to hear fair housing violations by real estate licensees.
  • HB1482: Wastewater works operator; must sit for conventional onsite sewage system operator examination.
  • HB1604: Private security services businesses; carrying firearm in course of duties.
  • HB1620: County government; adoption of optional forms.
  • HB1625: Virginia Retirement System; collection of overpayments to retirees and beneficiaries.
  • HB1647: DUI offenders; compliance with State ignition interlock requirements if convicted out-of-state.
  • HB1659: Private security services businesses; exceptions for certain out-of-state businesses.
  • HB1736: Real Estate Board; protection of escrow funds by real estate licensee, rental agreement, etc.
  • HB1737: Transparency in Developer-Owned Country Club Act; established.
  • HB1738: Invention development services; required disclosure, civil penalty.
  • HJ547: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HJ607: Parental rights and third-party custody and visitation awards; Bar Association to study current law.
  • HJ711: Commending the Goochland High School football team.
  • HJ779: Commending The Central Virginian.
  • HJ802: Commending the voters of Goochland County.
  • HJ803: Commending Luck Companies.
  • HR161: Commending Michael Schiavo.
  • HR207: Commending the voters of Goochland County.
  • HB520: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • HB521: Indemnifying bond; not required of Commonwealth.
  • HB522: Statewide system of trails; use of wheelchairs or other power-driven mobility devices permitted.
  • HB523: Fire insurance policy; notice regarding earthquake exclusion.
  • HB524: Driver's license holders; transmssions of medical examinations to DMV electronically.
  • HB525: Private security services businesses; exceptions for those out-of-state.
  • HB829: Virginia Immunization Information System; linkages to other VDH databases.
  • HB1156: Public schools; administration of auto-injectable epinephrine.
  • HB1225: State parks; Department of Conservation and Recreation to set camping fees annually, etc.
  • HB1238: Forfeited drug assets; redirection of assets to construction of Public Safety Memorial.
  • HB1276: Virginia Private Recreational Club Act; created.
  • HJ74: Celebrating the life of Elmon Taylor Gray, former member of the Senate of Virginia.
  • HJ309: Commending Bishop Charlene Payne Kammerer.
  • HJ337: Commending Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital on the occasion of its 45th anniversary.
  • HJ338: Commending Louisa County High School.
  • HJ467: Commending Saint Anthony Maronite Catholic Church.