Senator Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)

Photo of Patsy Ticer
Party
Democratic
District
30: Alexandria City (Part), Arlington County (Part), Fairfax County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1996
Left Office
January 2012
Copatroning Habits
74% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 83% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 60% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Adam Ebbin Wins 8th Congressional District Straw Poll in Alexandria

April 7, 2014
He has been endorsed in the primary race by former state Sen. and Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer, state Sen. Chap Petersen, Del. Mark Sickles (who recently dropped out of the race) and state Sen. Dave Marsden. The straw ...

Beyer Focuses in F.C., New Candidate Announces

March 19, 2014
Also holding a fundraiser in F.C. this week is State Sen. Adam Ebbin, at a private home tonight. He will officially kick off his campaign in Alexandria Saturday with an event hosted by State Sen. Patsy Ticer. As the deadline for ...

<b>Senator Patsy Ticer</b>: City of Alexandria <b>Patsy Ticer</b> - went our of her <b>...</b>

September 21, 2013
JWG: I have for the last 20 years been silent about what Ilona Grenadier Heckman did to me, to my children & Sonia. Her husband Jerry Heckman of Keller Heckman law firm is aware of the situation and I now believe him to ...

<b>Senator</b> Patricia Ticer To Serve As Grand Marshal » AlexandriaNews

November 15, 2011
The Campagna Center is pleased to announce that Senator Patsy Ticer will serve as the Grand Marshal for The Campagna Center's 41st Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. The Parade—presented by The Campagna ...

Democrats Celebrate Ticer&#39;s Years Of Public Service <b>...</b>

April 14, 2011
Last night, Virginia Democrats came together to celebrate the more than 30 years of public service that retiring State Senator Patsy Ticer has devoted to Alexandria and the 30th District. The event was sponsored by the ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Patch.com: Adam Ebbin Wins 8th Congressional District Straw Poll in Alexandria

April 8, 2014
He has been endorsed in the primary race by former state Sen. and Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer, state Sen. Chap Petersen, Del. Mark Sickles (who recently dropped out of the race) and state Sen. Dave Marsden. The straw poll took place at Port City ...and more »

Patch.com: Adam Ebbin Kicks Off Congressional Campaign in Alexandria

March 24, 2014
Washington BladeAmong those in the crowd Saturday were Patsy Ticer (a former Alexandria mayor and Virginia senator, who used to represent Ebbin's current district), Del. Mark Sickles (who recently announced he was dropping out of the congressional race), Mason ...Ebbin launches campaign for CongressWashington Bladeall 2 news articles »

Patch.com: Adam Ebbin Picking Up Endorsements in 8th Congressional District Race

March 27, 2014
Virginia Sen. Adam Ebbin, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia's 8th congressional District, Wednesday received the endorsement of Virginia Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax). Ebbin is seeking the Democratic nomination, which will ...and more »

Washington Blade: Ebbin has earned our support in Va. House race

April 8, 2014
Chap Peterson and Mark Sickles, retired Sen. Patsy Ticer and many others, straight and gay alike, in supporting Adam's campaign. America needs his unique ability to bring together legislators with very differing viewpoints to pass progressive legislation.

These are all of the video clips of Patsy Ticer’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 90 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB567: Adoptee access; grants adult adoptees by-right access to original birth certificate.
  • SB571: Zoning; transfer of development rights.
  • SB573: Kinesiotherapists; licensure.
  • SB1235: Charitable organizations; exemptions to reporting requirements for certain veterans' posts, etc.
  • SB1236: Income tax, state; clean fuel vehicle job creation tax credit.
  • SB1237: Ground water withdrawal permit fees; increases maximum amount State Water Control Board can charge.
  • SB1238: TANF; eligibility for assistance when convicted of drug-related felonies.
  • SB1239: Personal Information Privacy Act; makes several amendments to Act.
  • SB1463: Kinesiotherapists; requires Board of Medicine to license and regulate.
  • SJ357: U.S. Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment that was proposed by Congress in 1972.
  • SJ388: Commending the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • SJ415: Commending the 10 River Basin Grand Winners of the Clean Water Farm Award Program.
  • SB563: Charitable organizations; veterans' posts or organizations exempt from reporting requirements.
  • SB564: Coal surface mining; refuse control.
  • SB565: Voltage regulation technologies; electric utilities to recover costs and earn 15 percent rate.
  • SB566: Passing vehicles; any vehicle passing a bicycle, etc., shall pass at least three feet to left.
  • SB567: Adoptee access; grants adult adoptees by-right access to original birth certificate.
  • SB568: Charitable organizations; veterans' posts or organizations exempt from reporting requirements.
  • SB569: State Water Supply Plan Advisory Committee; established.
  • SB570: Primates; prohibits any person from acquiring after July 1, 2010, penalty.
  • SB571: Zoning; transfer of development rights.
  • SB572: Charter; City of Alexandria.
  • SB573: Kinesiotherapists; licensure.
  • SB574: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits talking on such device unless in hands-free mode.
  • SB575: Endangered and threatened species; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to adopt regulations.
  • SB576: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); not be denied due to previous felony drug offense.
  • SB636: Zoning; transfer of development rights.
  • SB709: Special license plates; members and supporters of the Virginia Recycling Association.
  • SB723: Campaign finance disclosure; reports of large contributions by governing body members.
  • SJ101: Commending Doorways for Women and Families.
  • SJ102: Commending Wright to Read on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • SJ141: Commending MINDS WIDE OPEN: Virginia Celebrates Women in the Arts.
  • SJ198: Commending the City of Alexandrias Archaeological Protection Code on the occasion of its 20th anniv
  • SJ222: Commending Jack Taylor.
  • SJ232: Commending Virginia Green.
  • SB638: Protective orders; notification of service.
  • SB641: Land preservation tax credit; conveyance for public parks, recreational areas, or trails.
  • SB645: Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components.
  • SB650: Waste motor oil equipment; repeals provision that provides tax credit for purchase price paid.
  • SB763: Changeable electronic variable message signs; imposes a moratorium on erection of advertisements.
  • SB805: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.
  • SB806: Nonresident decedents' personal property in State; transferor thereof may comply with law of state.
  • SB838: Land preservation tax credit; conveyance for public parks or public recreational facilities.
  • SB839: Protective order; notification of service by local police department, sheriff's office, etc.
  • SB871: Health, Department of; relieves Department of its responsibility of certain reports.
  • SB872: TANF; eligibility for food stamps when convicted of drug-related felonies.
  • SB873: Plastic bags; bans use by retailers at point of sale unless designed & manufactured for reuse.
  • SB874: Mobile telephone and other wireless electronic devices; use of hands-free accessory while driving.
  • SB929: Charter; City of Alexandria.
  • SB930: Waste Management Plan; requires Department of Environmental Quality to prepare.
  • SB931: Animal cruelty; animal control officers, etc., obligated to prevent act thereof in their presence.
  • SB932: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission; mayor of D.C. to appoint member to represent D.C.
  • SB1113: Governments, local; adoption of ordinances prohibiting delivery of unsolicited newspapers.
  • SB1114: Stormwater management; emerging technology.
  • SB1115: Land Conservation Fund; public access parkland.
  • SB1116: Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components.
  • SB1117: Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Substance Abuse Services, Department of; name change.
  • SB1365: Elections; addresses of protected voters.
  • SB1400: Rebuttable presumption; proceedings to establish boundary lines of lands.
  • SB1496: Sentence credits; rate at which may be earned, prerequisites.
  • SB1509: Residential onsite sewage systems; replacement or modifications thereof to include nitrogen removal.
  • SB1510: Felons, nonviolent; those serving time in local facilities to receive good conduct credits.
  • SJ375: Clean Water Farm Award and the Bay Friendly Farm Award.
  • SJ424: Celebrating the life of Amy Elizabeth Leatherberry Warder.
  • SJ446: Celebrating the life of Volney Maurice Taylor.
  • SJ475: Celebrating the life of Flora M. Crater.
  • SJ476: Commending Diane M. Reese.
  • SR31: Commending the Alexandria Transit Company.
  • SB584: Alcoholic beverage control; prohibits certain acts by licensees, exceptions for sangria.
  • SB620: Mentally retarded; replaces term with intellectually disabled.
  • SB627: Climate Change, Commission on; created, report.
  • SB628: Incarceration; waiving interest during period thereof.
  • SB629: Child support; tolling thereof for incarcerated parents.
  • SB630: Child support; accrual of interest on debts due.
  • SB631: Accident and sickness insurance; coverage for the treatment of infertility.
  • SB632: Trees; conservation of during land development process for air quality improvement.
  • SB633: Prisoners; notification of child support payments.
  • SB634: Public defenders; permits county or city offices to supplement compensation thereof.
  • SB635: Alcoholic beverage control; alcohol content in prepared foods.
  • SB637: Child abuse; animal control officers required to report.
  • SB638: Protective orders; notification of service.
  • SB639: Crime victims and witnesses; immigration status.
  • SB640: Family life education; adds mental health education & awareness to list of topics to be covered.
  • SB641: Land preservation tax credit; conveyance for public parks, recreational areas, or trails.
  • SB642: TANF; eligibility for food stamps when convicted of drug-related felonies.
  • SB643: Foster care; require code of ethics agreement signed by head of every foster home, etc.
  • SB644: Pedestrians and drivers; sets out responsibilities at marked and unmarked crosswalks.
  • SB645: Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components.
  • SB646: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing reason.
  • SB647: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain publicly owned museum records.
  • SB648: Motor oil, used; annual survey of individual practices.
  • SB649: Motor vehicle safety belt systems; repeals language that makes nonuse secondary offense.
  • SB650: Waste motor oil equipment; repeals provision that provides tax credit for purchase price paid.
  • SB710: Trees; conservation during the land development process for air quality improvement.
  • SB763: Changeable electronic variable message signs; imposes a moratorium on erection of advertisements.
  • SB764: Address confidentiality for victims of domestic violence; program expanded.
  • SJ94: Climate Change, Commission on; need to provide leadership & assist General Assembly & Governor.
  • SJ95: Commending Suzanne Lank.
  • SJ96: Private landowners; Board of Forestry to study provision of ecological services incentives.
  • SJ97: Celebrating the life of Marion Gibbs Galland.
  • SJ98: Foster care; Department of Social Services to study and develop code of ethics and responsibilty.
  • SJ147: Commending TWIG Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital on its 75th anniversary.
  • SJ191: Commending Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern Virginia on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • SR14: Commending Senior Services of Alexandria on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • SB232: Animal abuse; person who reports information protected from retaliation by pet shop, kennel, etc..
  • SB234: Fertilizer, specialty; label required for proper use and precautionary statements.
  • SB239: Defendants; payment of fine, costs, forfeitures, penalties, or restitution.
  • SB241: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; burden of persuasion on school div. in adm. hearing.
  • SB243: Vehicle registration fees; additional fee to support Land Conservation Fund.
  • SB248: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; no declaration shall prohibit display of flags.
  • SB249: Parole Guidelines Review Panel; established, report.
  • SB658: Victims of domestic violence; post office box address to be shown on list of registered voters.
  • SB923: Statewide Independent Living Council and Statewide Independent Living Fund; report names of donors.
  • SB924: Law-enforcement escorts; shall be considered emergency vehicle & exempt from obeying regulations.
  • SB925: Air pollution; methods to determine opacity.
  • SB926: Parking of certain vehicles; localities to prohibit any truck in any residence district.
  • SB928: Parental rights; termination thereof .
  • SB929: Parental rights; may be terminated based on finding that the parent has abused another child.
  • SB930: Humane investigators; restores program thereof.
  • SB931: Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components.
  • SB932: Protective orders; court may include for protection of companion animals and livestock.
  • SB933: Alexandria, City of; establishing arts and cultural districts.
  • SB934: TANF; eligibility for benefits if convicted of drug-related felonies.
  • SB935: Child or adult abuse or neglect; animal control officers required to report.
  • SB936: Charter; City of Alexandria.
  • SB937: Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated.
  • SB938: Address Confidentiality Program; created.
  • SB939: Trees; conservation thereof during development process for air quality improvement in certain.
  • SB940: Victims of domestic violence; post office box address to be shown on list of registered voters.
  • SB941: VDOT; prepare annual reports projecting three-year maintenance schedule for each district.
  • SB942: Land Conservation Fund; disbursement of moneys.
  • SB1382: Elections; eliminates requirement that name and address be repeated by officer of election.
  • SJ358: Northern Virginia land preservation; Department of Conservation & Recreation & task force to study.
  • SJ359: Commending Lucretia Jackson.
  • SJ360: Commending Charles E. Samarra.
  • SJ361: Waste minimization, reuse, and recycling; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • SJ396: Northern Virginia parkland; Governor to establish task force to study.
  • SJ463: Commending the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments on its 50th anniversary.
  • SJ473: Celebrating the life of John F. Hughes.
  • SB232: Animal abuse; person who reports information protected from retaliation by pet shop, kennel, etc..
  • SB233: Pedestrians; motorists to stop for those at crosswalks.
  • SB234: Fertilizer, specialty; label required for proper use and precautionary statements.
  • SB235: Address Confidentiality Program; established to keep victims of crime personal address confidential.
  • SB236: Trees; certain local government ordinances requiring preservation thereof during develop. process.
  • SB237: Law Officers' Retirement System (VALORS); adds juvenile probation & parole officers as members.
  • SB238: Land Conservation Fund; unrestricted funds to be allocated equally for certain uses.
  • SB239: Defendants; payment of fine, costs, forfeitures, penalties or restitution.
  • SB240: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; person not ineligible due to drug possession conviction.
  • SB241: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; burden of persuasion on school div. in adm. hearing.
  • SB242: Clean Smokestack Act; phased schedule for electric generating units to reduce emissions.
  • SB243: Vehicle registration fees; additional fee to support Land Conservation Fund.
  • SB244: Statewide Independent Living Fund; created, report.
  • SB245: Overnight parking; regulation by certain counties or towns.
  • SB246: Trees; local government ordinances requiring preservation thereof during development process.
  • SB247: Unemployment compensation; quit to follow military spouse.
  • SB248: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; no declaration shall prohibit display of flags.
  • SB249: Parole Board; establishes a Parole Guidelines Review Panel.
  • SB362: Death penalty; restricted for those 18 yrs. or older at time of offense.
  • SB638: Victims of domestic violence; use of alternative contact information by health care providers.
  • SB658: Victims of domestic violence; post office box address to be shown on list of registered voters.
  • SB665: Human Rights Council; name change, establishes Human Rights Office within.
  • SJ76: Commending Kristen K. Clark.
  • SJ77: Commending Logan McConnell.
  • SJ123: Civilian employees; VEC to study feasibility of providing trailing spouse coverage.
  • SJ189: Celebrating the life of Alan M. Voorhees.
  • SJ190: Commending Virginia's Asian and Pacific American communities.
  • SJ197: Commending Katherine Morrison.
  • SJ250: Commending Robert G. Burnley.
  • SJ251: Commending the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ252: Commending W. Tayloe Murphy, Jr.