Senator Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)

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Party
Republican
District
22: Amherst County (All), Appomattox County (All), Buckingham County (All), Cumberland County (All), Fluvanna County (All), Goochland County (All), Prince Edward County (All), Louisa County (Part), Lynchburg City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Website
votetom.net
Copatroning Habits
64% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 76% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 57% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
22% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$17,440.27 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Top 10 Donors
Virginia Trial Lawyers, PAC Attorneys at Law Richmond $1,000
Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen Law Firm Richmond $1,000
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Provider OH $1,000
National College Education Roanoke $750
American Electric Power Power Generation Richmond $500
Abbott Laboratories Employee PAC Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Products Abbott Park $500
Management Services Corporation, DCRJ Rental Escrow Acct. Real Estate Investment and Management Charlottesville $500
Virginia Society of Anesthesiologists, PAC Medical Providers Richmond $500
Reed Smith LLP, PAC Law Firm Richmond $500
Virginia Optometric Association Medical Service Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Ukraine SITREP April 16, 10:50 EST (Ukrainian civil war day 2)

April 16, 2014
To Saker from Tom Garrett: The latest news report in Russia Today confirms events in Slavyansk similar to those in Kramatorsk, with the "invading" troops handing over half a dozen APCs to the militia and fraternizing with the ...

GOP Calls Dems&#39; Senate Takeover &#39;Outrageous <b>...</b> - The Roanoke Star

January 29, 2014
POWER COUPLE: State Sen. John Edwards, with President Barack Obama, is positioned to be the most powerful lawmaker in the Virginia Senate. Senator John Edwards of Roanoke becomes most powerful man in Virginia State Senate. ... agenda without accountability to Virginia voters,” said state Sen. Tom Garrett. “The new Senate rules subvert the Virginia Constitution by creating a veto and vesting it in the chairman of the Rules Committee,” he told Watchdog.org.

Hope in Virginia? Republicans Help Block Bad Wind Bill - Daily Kos

January 23, 2014
A proposal by Sen. Tom Garrett, R-Louisa, to protect birds and bats from wind turbines passed a committee vote Thursday and was referred to the full Senate. Garrett said some advocates for wind-generated electricity had criticized the bill. “I want to make this abundantly clear — and I'll speak really slowly ... Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office. If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, ...

TheGreenMiles.com: A Bipartisan Win for Wind Energy in Virginia

January 23, 2014
A proposal by Sen. Tom Garrett, R-Louisa, to protect birds and bats from wind turbines passed a committee vote Thursday and was referred to the full Senate. Garrett said some advocates for wind-generated electricity had ...

Virginia State <b>Sen</b>. Thomas Garrett Will End Teenage Oral Sexing <b>...</b>

January 10, 2014
Virginia state Sen. Thomas Garrett is bent on outlawing 'crimes against nature.' If he can't ban all sodomy, how about just making it a felony for teens? ... be a state priority; Garrett posted a “clarification” on his Facefook page saying “There has been some confusion about the purpose of SB14 which was introduced by Sen. Tom Garrett. Please click on the link below to read what the bill actually does. Thanks!” The link simply goes to the description of the bill, which sez:.

Recent Mentions in the Media

PolitiFact: State Sen. Tom Garrett says Medicaid expansion money "goes away" in a few ...

April 13, 2014
WDBJ7State Sen. Tom Garrett says Medicaid expansion money "goes away" in a few ...State Sen. Thomas A. Garrett Jr. says Uncle Sam is doling disappearing dollars to entice states to expand their Medicaid programs. "This money is guaranteed for a few years, and then goes away," Garrett, R-Louisa, wrote in an op-ed that ran earlier ...Thomas Garrett Jr.: Federal money for Medicaid expansion "is guaranteed for a ...Richmond Times Dispatchall 121 news articles »

Lynchburg News and Advance: First Va. Urban Agriculture Summit kicks off in Lynchburg

April 16, 2014
Byron and state Sen. Tom Garrett were in attendance Tuesday. Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe also spoke to the gathering. Summit co-chair Spencer Neale of the Virginia Farm Bureau said he was excited to learn more about urban agriculture and how ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Virginia's First Lady talks Medicaid at Johnson Health Center

April 16, 2014
Virginia's First Lady talks Medicaid at Johnson Health CenterOn Tuesday, two local representatives, Sen. Tom Garrett and Del. Kathy Byron, said it's imperative Medicaid be decoupled from the budget and taken to a special session where it can be given the careful review it needs. Garrett, R-Louisa County, said ...and more »

Richmond Times Dispatch: Schapiro: In health fight, both sides told what they want to hear

April 15, 2014
State Senate candidate Tom Garrett shakes hands with Rep Robert Goodlatte at Jefferson's Assembly on Thursday night at Poplar Forest. Newly-sworn-in Senator Bryce E. Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, at the State Capitol in Richmond, VA Wednesday, Jan.and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Goodlatte calls for explanation of halted US 29 bypass

April 8, 2014
... occurred for the Route 29 bypass in Charlottesville and then reconsider that decision.? Goodlatte said he received a letter of concern from state legislators in the region, including Lynchburg-area representatives Del. Scott Garrett and state Sen ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Tom Garrett’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2012. There are 166 video clips in all.

Index

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Bills

  • SB8: Tow truck drivers; registration after conviction of violent crimes.
  • SB9: Coyotes; lawful to hunt or kill on Sundays.
  • SB10: Water and sewer system; discounted fees and charges for low-income and disabled customers.
  • SB12: Legislators; prohibits member of General Assembly from using his position to retaliate, etc.
  • SB13: Hunting dogs, etc.; permission from landowner to retrieve from property.
  • SB14: Sodomy; crimes against nature, clarifies provisions of clause, penalty.
  • SB121: State and local government officers and employees; prohibitied conduct.
  • SB123: Wind & other energy projects; Board shall consult with DEQ on regulations, impacts on wildlife.
  • SB189: Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on; effect of administrative rules.
  • SB190: DUI; probation.
  • SB343: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; use of consumer and restricted consumer fireworks, etc.
  • SB368: Rifle or shotgun, loaded; regulation of transportation.
  • SB436: Senate districts; technical adjustments.
  • SB441: Student discipline; expulsion due to firearm or drug offenses.
  • SB442: Sexual abuse of certain children; penalty.
  • SB574: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB581: Longwood University; removal of member of Board of Visitors.
  • SB582: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to utilize storm-based approach in order to derive PMP.
  • SB583: General Assembly; testimony under oath before committee or subcommittee.
  • SB656: Economic development, local; revenues from certain taxes for qualified locality.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SJ190: Commending the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River.
  • SR43: Celebrating the life of John Bagby III.
  • SB665: Standards of Learning; method of administration.
  • SB667: Child endangerment; relocated to Title 18.2, cruelty and injuries to children, penalty.
  • SB668: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB677: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • SB791: State Inspector General, Office of; develop and implement an audit work plan, report.
  • SB792: Nonpublic school students; participation in interscholastic programs.
  • SB793: Solicitation of election fraud; penalty.
  • SB794: Disabled parking placards; physicians may issue to patients.
  • SB795: Forensic Toxicology Fund; created.
  • SB796: Spousal privilege; creates statutory exception in criminal cases.
  • SB797: Electric utilities; advanced meters.
  • SB798: Service districts; any locality may amend boundaries of an established district, etc.
  • SB799: Real property tax; special valuation for land preservation.
  • SB801: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB802: Electoral boards; meetings.
  • SB803: Hunting; lawful to hunt or kill coyotes on Sunday.
  • SB804: Voluntary boundary agreement between localities; attachment of GIS map to petitions.
  • SB805: Elections; costs of primaries.
  • SB806: Presidential primaries; localities shall be reimbursed by State for all costs incurred.
  • SB810: Legislation; prohibits any committee of General Assembly from reporting bill impacting localities.
  • SB811: False lien or encumbrance; filing against real or personal property of another, penalty.
  • SB812: Public school interscholastic programs; participation of students receiving home instruction.
  • SB813: Electoral boards and general registrars; reimbursement of costs of compensation and expenses.
  • SB825: Courts of record; land records; indigency determinations.
  • SB826: Abortion; funding by Board of Health for certain women.
  • SB827: Federal statutes or regulations; implementation of regulatory stringency standard.
  • SB910: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; redefines what constitutes permissible fireworks in State.
  • SB949: Medical assistance fraud investigations; service of subpoenas.
  • SB950: Practitioners of medicine, etc.; updates terminology in sections governing licensure, etc.
  • SB1249: Financial institutions; checks required to show date account was opened.
  • SB1297: Criminal judgment; appeal based on erroneously admitted evidence.
  • SB1322: Dead bodies; Commonwealth shall pay cost of disposition.
  • SB1323: Temporary detention; execution of order, transportation.
  • SB1375: Claims; Edna Twiddy.
  • SB1378: Firearms; person guilty of Class 4 felony if sells to person he knows is prohibited from possessing.
  • SJ254: Celebrating the life of Warren Gordon Richardson.
  • SJ276: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SJ368: United States Constitution; General Assembly recognizes 2nd Amendment protects right to bear arms.
  • SJ383: Commending The Central Virginian.
  • SJ419: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Donald Lawrence Trent, Sr.
  • SR33: Celebrating the life of Rear Admiral DeWitt Leroy Freeman, USN (Ret.).
  • SB461: Sexually violent predators; conducting probable cause hearing.
  • SB476: Confidential juvenile records; sharing with state and local correctional facilities, confidential.
  • SB481: Vehicle odometers; increases penalty for tampering.
  • SB527: Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state employment for members of National Guard.
  • SB528: Hunting and fishing license, special; permanently disabled veteran to apply and receive at no cost.
  • SB665: Standards of Learning; method of administration.
  • SB666: Fines and fees; disposition of fines in traffic cases.
  • SB667: Child endangerment; relocated to Title 18.2, cruelty and injuries to children, penalty.
  • SB668: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB669: Voter registration records; general registrar to cancel registration of voter shown to be a felon.
  • SB670: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • SB676: Recycling survey; requires solid waste planning units and localities to submit report every 4 years.
  • SB677: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • SJ227: Commending Jerry Cutright.
  • SJ228: Celebrating the life of Louisa County Sheriffs Office K-9 Unit Bloodhound Maggie.