Delegate Rosalyn Dance (D-Petersburg)

Photo of Rosalyn Dance
Party
Democratic
District
63: Counties of Chesterfield (part), Dinwiddie (part), and Prince George (part); Cities of Hopewell (part) and Petersburg [map]
Took Office
April 2005
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Appropriations, General Laws, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
52% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 74% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 51% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
25% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$62,217.44 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
DOMINION PAC PAC RICHMOND $2,000
REALTORS PAC OF VA PAC GLEN ALLEN $1,500
VIRGINIA AFL-CIO PAC RICHMOND $1,000
REALTORS PAC OF VA PAC GLEN ALLEN $1,000
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS INC PHARMACEUTICALS CT $1,000
PSYCHMD PAC PAC RICHMOND $500
VIRGINIA CABLE PAC PAC RICHMOND $500
NISOURCE INC, PAC PAC OH $500
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE, LLC HEALTH CARE ROANOKE $500
ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES, INC CORPORATION GLEN ALLEN $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Progress Index: Battle for the 16th District: Dance vs. Brown

September 30, 2014
PETERSBURG- A long-time delegate will attempt to step into the state Senate this fall, while a Richmond businessman is also seeking the prestigious office. Del. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, and Preston T. Brown will face off this fall to replace the ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Former political candidate gets job at Richmond City Hall

September 12, 2014
Evandra Thompson, who challenged Del. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, for her General Assembly seat last year, has been hired to a job in the office of Richmond Chief Administrative Officer Byron C. Marshall.

Progress Index: Local church celebrates pastor's 17th anniversary

September 22, 2014
Local church celebrates pastor's 17th anniversaryAs the honoree, Bishop Darren L. Gay Sr., pastor of Higher Way Ministries, was escorted to the head table by Apostle Haywood and Martha James, he was pleasantly surprised to be greeted by Del. Rosalyn Dance, D-63rd District; Cassandra Conover, ...

Progress Index: Sheriff thanks the community for successful re-entry program

September 22, 2014
Bobby Scott, D-Va., Attorney General Mark Herring, Del. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, Petersburg Commonwealth's Attorney Cassandra Conover and Petersburg Mayor Brian Moore,. Also in attendance was Petersburg City Manager William Johnson III, ...and more »

GoDanRiver.com: Lynchburg-area state legislators still against Medicaid expansion

September 19, 2014
Del. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, followed Byron's remarks and criticized House Republicans for not putting together an alternate idea. The number of uninsured Virginians is on the rise, Dance argued, while states that have passed health care expansion ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Rosalyn Dance’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 113 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB119: Absentee voting; allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without an excuse.
  • HB120: Riverside Regional Jail Authority; sheriffs allowed to appoint their alternates to vote at meetings.
  • HB222: Behavioral health care providers; licensure, notice to local governing body.
  • HB223: Virginia Public Procurement Act; establishment of historically underutilized business zones.
  • HB308: Health insurance; prescription drug formularies, notices.
  • HB384: Local mandates; identification of sources of funding.
  • HJ21: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HJ182: Celebrating the life of Alexander Albert Johnson, Sr.
  • HJ252: Commending The Links, Incorporated, chapters of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • HJ275: Commending Dr. Reinhold Brand.
  • HJ276: Commending the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale.
  • HJ5053: Commending Margaret Crowder-Johnson, M.D.
  • HR83: Commending the Dinwiddie High School Generals football team.
  • HR106: Celebrating the life of James David Mitchell.
  • HB1494: Sheriffs; expands authority to deputize persons to direct traffic, training required.
  • HB1495: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use while operating motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB1534: Local taxes; interest on refunds and delinquent taxes.
  • HB1536: Grass and weeds; adds Dinwiddie County to list of localities authorized to require cutting.
  • HB1583: Vacant building registration; increases maximum annual fee that ordinance may impose on owner.
  • HB1749: Landlord and tenant laws; application to certain occupants of hotel, motel, etc.
  • HR158: Celebrating the life of Doris Yvette Bouldin Bland.
  • HR205: Celebrating the life of Maria Elena Carucci Turano.
  • HB491: Derelict and blighted buildings; authorizes locality to serve as receiver to repair.
  • HB492: Grass and weeds; authorizes City of Hopewell to require by ordinance to cut on certain property.
  • HB493: Grass and weeds; authorizes Prince George County to require by ordinance to cut on certain property.
  • HB494: Death of child; parent, guardian, etc., failure to report to local law-enforcement agency, etc.
  • HB495: Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; adds membership.
  • HB496: Discharge planning from state hospital or training center; right to return to place of residence.
  • HB497: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use thereof while operating motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB498: Funeral processions; local sheriff and police department escorts.
  • HB499: Vacant building registration; increases annual fee.
  • HB500: Foster care; DSS policies and procedures to protect personal identifying information of children.
  • HB501: General fund; assignment of year-end balance.
  • HB502: Landlord and tenant laws; receipt required for payments in form of cash or money order.
  • HB503: Shelters of last resort; civil immunity during disasters.
  • HB504: Virginia Center for School Safety; provide training to public school personnel on antibullying.
  • HB756: Innovation Technical Advisory Group; established.
  • HJ332: Commending Vanessa Reese Crawford, Sheriff of the City of Petersburg.
  • HJ351: Celebrating the life of James Basis.
  • HJ430: Commending The Links, Incorporated Central Virginia Cluster.
  • HR610: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Robert C. Vaughan, Jr.
  • HB795: Harvell Dam; exempts part of Appomattox River from fish passageway requirements.
  • HB1400: Elections; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 14 to 3 days before election.
  • HB1401: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason, special provisions.
  • HB1402: Elections; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse or reason.
  • HB1424: Wireless telecommunications devices; extends prohibition on use in motor vehicles, etc.
  • HB1577: Lien and secured creditors; duties.
  • HB1578: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory practice on applications that are for affordable housing.
  • HB1579: Sex offender registry; penalties when registrants do not disclose all real property owned in State.
  • HB1580: Firefighters, certain; allowed to purchase service-issued helmets or boots at fair market value.
  • HB1581: Public Procurement Act; establishment of historically underutilized business zones (HUB zones).
  • HB1687: State property; leases to private entities by higher educational institutions.
  • HB1688: Prisoners; mandatory testing for human immunodeficiency virus.
  • HB1853: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Funding Pool; established.
  • HB1854: Local mandates; mandate shall include fiscal impact statement and identify funding source.
  • HB1855: Harvell Dam; DGIF shall submit a report evaluating alternatives to proposed breach thereof.
  • HJ497: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies, etc.
  • HJ559: Celebrating the life of Hermanze Edwin Fauntleroy, Jr.
  • HJ840: Commending B. David Canada.
  • HJ934: Celebrating the life of William Edward Taylor.
  • HR82: Celebrating the life of Robert H. Cooley, Jr.
  • HR83: Commending the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Petersburg (VA) Alumni Chapter.
  • HB58: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits talking on such device unless in hands-free mode.
  • HB113: Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals with police powers.
  • HB154: SOL; assessment to be included with initial administration scores and relevant accreditation rating.
  • HB155: Stormwater management programs; delays for two years DCR's regulations governing.
  • HB156: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption.
  • HB157: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason.
  • HB158: Elections; qualified registered voter may vote in person 14 to three days before election.
  • HB159: Noise ordinance; authorizes governing body to adopt civil penalties.
  • HB160: Prisoners; mandatory testing for HIV.
  • HB161: Absentee voting; qualified voters to provide a reason for not being able to vote on election day.
  • HB231: Interpleader of real estate escrows; suits shall go to district court in event of foreclosure.
  • HB232: Rental property; civil penalty imposed on certain property owners.
  • HB233: Affordable housing units; assessments.
  • HB286: Schedule VI prescriptions; allows practitioner to prescribe if there is an urgency for treatment.
  • HB287: Marinas; regulation, establishment of Marina Fund.
  • HB300: Tuition, in-state; eligibility for dependents of civilian personnel of the military.
  • HB385: Suspension of state mandates; Governor may suspend any mandate, not to exceed two years.
  • HB390: Voting equipment requirements; electoral board may exclude absentee voters in calculation thereof.
  • HB462: Aftermarket exhaust system components; prohibits sale when in violation of exhaust noise limits.
  • HB471: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • HB795: Harvell Dam; exempts part of Appomattox River from fish passageway requirements.
  • HB1227: Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; those awarded may be used to cover certain costs.
  • HB1228: Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zones; established.
  • HJ16: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies, etc.
  • HJ56: Virginia Cancer Plan Action Coalition; requested to report changes to Governor, etc.
  • HJ79: Localities; JLARC to study costs and benefits to State for providing financial incentives.
  • HJ216: Commending the Virginia Nurses Association.
  • HJ294: Commending Eddie N. Moore, Jr.
  • HJ295: Commending the Honorable James E. Hume, Judge of the Petersburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations Dist
  • HJ354: Commending the Prince Hall Masons of Virginia.
  • HB1612: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • HB1620: Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 14 to three days before election.
  • HB1621: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason, special provisions for military.
  • HB1670: Fines and costs; waiver of payment of interest for incarcerated persons.
  • HB1671: Derelict buildings and structures; locality authorized to require removal, repair, etc., thereof.
  • HB1672: Absentee voting; deletes requirement that a witness sign envelope containing voted absentee ballot.
  • HB1765: Charter; City of Petersburg.
  • HB1766: Treasurers; mailing of certain bills at least 30 days prior to due date instead of 14 days.
  • HB1767: Honorary diplomas; requires Board of Education award to certain veterans of Vietnam War.
  • HB1768: Certificate of public need; DOC exempt from definition of medical care facility for purpose thereof.
  • HB1769: Mobile telephone and other wireless electronic devices; use of hands-free accessory while driving.
  • HB1838: Disposition of surplus materials; authorizes local public bodies to use services of DGS.
  • HB1893: Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; may be used to cover costs of required fees.
  • HB1894: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse, etc.
  • HJ623: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ813: Celebrating the life of Melvin Brevard Alsbrooks.
  • HJ821: Commending Buckner Gamby.
  • HJ941: Commending Robert H. Cooley, Jr.
  • HB511: Vacant building registration; increases annual fee.
  • HB512: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • HB513: Virginia State University; increases number of members of Board of Visitors
  • HB515: Incarceration; waiving interest during period thereof.
  • HB1407: Restricted driver's license; issuance to operate motor vehicle during period of suspension
  • HJ95: Memorial resolution; Dr. Milton Ende.
  • HJ97: Commending Juanita Blick Evans-Fells.
  • HJ140: Commending Juanita Blick Evans-Fells.
  • HJ277: Celebrating the life of James Tolleison Morriss V.
  • HJ309: Celebrating the life of Erling Bailey, Sr.
  • HB46: Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records.
  • HB377: School boards; Board of Education to replace members thereof for neglect of duty.
  • HB1810: School boards; tie vote procedure.
  • HB1811: Vacant building registration; increases annual fee.
  • HB1812: Claims; William E. McQueen.
  • HB1813: Payday Loan Act; SCC to contract with third party to develop Internet accessible database.
  • HB2902: License plates; eliminates requiring two.
  • HB3168: Voter registration; if not shown on pollbooks proof of registration at DMV, etc., required to vote.
  • HJ595: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; DMAS to consider disease mgmt. to reduce finan./clin. burden.
  • HJ596: Celebrating the life of Dr. Charles H. Townes.
  • HJ735: Commending Virginia State University on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • HJ742: Commending Bessie Moorer.
  • HJ788: Commending Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • HJ872: Celebrating the life of Viola Hopson Clark.
  • HJ900: Commending Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Ret., Howard L. Baugh.
  • HB46: Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records.
  • HB376: Candidate for election; Bd. of Elections to request info. pertinent to definition of residence.
  • HB377: School boards; Board of Education to replace members thereof for neglect of duty.
  • HB378: Courthouse security; assessment.
  • HB379: Courthouses; increase in assessments for construction, renovation, or maintenance.
  • HB380: Vacant buildings; increases annual registration fee.
  • HB385: Grand juries; allowance of witness testimony.
  • HB386: Dogs, dangerous and vicious; expands definition thereof.
  • HB403: Health Insurance Risk Pool; created, report.
  • HB691: Prisoners; certain documents to be provided to prisoner upon release.
  • HJ45: Commending Pastor Wesley M. Taylor.
  • HJ169: Memorial resolution; Celebrating the life of Geri Hogwood Barefoot.
  • HJ5101: Commending the Mount Calvary Baptist Church Juneteenth celebration.
  • HJ5159: Celebrating the life of Victoria Jackson Gray Adams.
  • HR22: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Mae Wilkerson Roberts.
  • HR29: Commending J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service.