Delegate Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)

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Party
Democratic
District
23: County of Amherst (part); City of Lynchburg [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Left Office
January 2010
Copatroning Habits
58% 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, 55% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Lynchburg News and Advance: 5th District US House candidates gather at forum

October 21, 2014
The candidates vying for the 5th District U.S. House of Representatives seat outlined their views on transportation policy, marijuana and D.C.'s legislative priorities Monday during an election forum in Brookneal. Incumbent Rep. Robert Hurt, a ...

GoDanRiver.com: John R. Crane/Register & Bee

October 9, 2014
John R. Crane/Register & Bee... same to the Virginia General Assembly. ?It is the deliberate manipulation of districts for political power,? said former state delegate Shannon Valentine. ?It is that simple, and the impact of that is we live in one of the most gerrymandered states ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Redistricting reform advocates hope more change is ahead in Virginia

October 9, 2014
?This is just one example of gerrymandering in our commonwealth,? said Shannon Valentine, a former state delegate. ?We live in one of the most .... The city previously was consolidated under the 23rd District, represented by Del. Scott Garrett, R ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Election forum for 5th district to be held Monday

October 14, 2014
The candidates challenging Rep. Robert Hurt, R-5th, in the November elections are slated to appear at an election forum Monday night in Brookneal. Democrat Lawrence Gaughan, Libertarian Paul Jones and Independent Green Party candidate Ken ...and more »

GoDanRiver.com: Politics as usual is a threat to America

October 12, 2014
Americans generally like their congressman but hate the Congress. We know that because incumbents are pretty safe on Election Day, but public opinion polls show Congress as a whole is held in low regard. But our elected representatives don't usually ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Shannon Valentine’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 15 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB687: Campaign telephone calls; disclosure requirements.
  • HB1684: Retirement System; retirees may be hired as nurses without interrupting retirement benefits.
  • HB1685: Bipartisan Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB1735: Arts and cultural districts; grants statewide authority for creation thereof.
  • HB2234: State agencies; prohibit companies that have certain business operations in Sudan from bidding.
  • HB2235: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • HB2236: Security officer, private; changed from private security guard.
  • HB2237: Contracts; improper use of payment device numbers, penalty.
  • HB2238: Hazardous materials; extends disqualification for violation of out-of-service order.
  • HB2239: Compulsory training standards; persons designated to provide courthouse security.
  • HB2240: Economic Development Partnership Authority; board of directors authority to appoint thereto.
  • HB2241: Detector canine handler & examiner; Dept. of Criminal Justice Service to provide partial exemption.
  • HB2542: Move-over law; motorists must, if safe, move left when approaching stationary emergency vehicles.
  • HB2543: Campaign fundraising; requires contributions over $500 received by statewide officials be reported.
  • HB2664: Access management; Transportation Commissioner to take measures to develop local corridor plans.
  • HJ714: Passenger and freight rail transportation programs; JLARC to study long-term funding needs of State.
  • HJ992: Commending the Lynchburg Life Saving and First Aid Crew, Inc., on its 75th anniversary.
  • HB556: Retirement System; investments related to Sudan.
  • HB557: Witnesses; provisions applicable to those in criminal as well as civil cases.
  • HB558: Driving while intoxicated; elimination of requirement that intoxicant be self-administered.
  • HB687: Campaign telephone calls; disclosure requirements.
  • HB688: Claims; Anthony Fields.
  • HB689: Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; designating funds to be deposited therein for use by certain cities.
  • HB1198: Driver's license, commercial; State law conformance with federal requirements.
  • HB1199: Wines; ABC Board to sell in stores magazines, etc. whose purpose is to educate consumers.
  • HB1200: Contracts; improper use of payment device numbers.
  • HJ105: Autism services; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ106: Fluorescent light bulbs; Recycling Markets Development Council to study costs and benefits of recy.
  • HJ570: Commending ABC 13 WSET.
  • HB1731: Retirement System; retirees hired as nurses.
  • HB1828: Retirement System; investments related to Sudan.
  • HB2163: Incident management; VDOT vehicles are exempt from certain provisions.
  • HB2164: TransDominion Express Commission; created.
  • HB2165: Monacan Parkway; designating as portion of Route 29 within Town of Amherst and Campbell County.
  • HB3102: City of Lynchburg Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; created.
  • HB1491: Absentee voting & ballots; procedures for returning to electoral board.
  • HB1492: Driving while intoxicated; penalty for driving commercial motor vehicle.
  • HB1608: Comprehensive plan; recreational & sports opportunities to be considered as factors by localities.
  • HJ386: Celebrating the life of Ronald V. Dolan.
  • HR39: Commending Heritage High School boys' track team.
  • HR40: Commending E. C. Glass boys' track team.