Delegate Tom Gear (R-Hampton)

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Party
Republican
District
91: County of York (part); Cities of Hampton (part) and Poquoson [map]
Took Office
January 2002
Left Office
December 2010
Copatroning Habits
84% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 82% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press: Former Hampton school board candidate removed from meeting

September 10, 2014
Former state Del. Tom Gear was charged with trespassing in October 2012 after he refused to leave the speaker's podium after questioning then-mayor Molly Joseph Ward about an undercover cigarette sting run by the Hampton Police Division.

Daily Press: Treat citizens with respect

September 15, 2014
We saw it in 2012, when former state Del. Tom Gear was charged with trespassing after refusing to leave the speaker's podium. He was questioning then-Mayor Molly Joseph Ward about an undercover cigarette sting run by the Hampton Police Division and ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Tom Gear’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 13 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1268: Recreational gill net license; established for owners of piers.
  • HB663: Servicemembers and Veterans Court Act; created, report.
  • HB664: Commissioner of accounts; prohibiting General Assembly members from serving.
  • HB1266: School board, local; annual report.
  • HB1267: Motorcycle helmets; penalty.
  • HB1268: Recreational gill net license; established for owners of piers.
  • HB1297: Fort Monroe Authority; created.
  • HB1347: Sales and use and BPOL taxes; exemptions for certain aviation companies.
  • HB1525: Infectious animal diseases; scrapie regulations for goats and sheep.
  • HB2042: Handguns; allows retiring law-enforcement officer of State Lottery Department to purchase.
  • HB2043: Port Authority; records of allowance or reimbursement for expenses paid officer, etc., to be open.
  • HB2045: Students, full-time; exemption from jury service while classes are in session.
  • HB2046: Unemployment compensation; employees at seasonal establishment shall not be paid benefits.
  • HB2047: Electoral boards, local; allows judge to appoint voter of adjacent county who meets requirements.
  • HB2048: Child day programs; exemption from licensure.
  • HB2049: Removal of public official; no person who signs petition for removal of shall be liable for costs.
  • HB2050: Claims; Teddy Pierries Thompson.
  • HB2051: Alcoholic beverage control; ABC Board to establish schedule of offenses which penalty may be waived.
  • HB2052: Alcoholic mixed beverages; exception for certain spirits that licensee cannot deliver to consumer.
  • HB2053: Charitable gaming; prohibited acts, exceptions.
  • HB2100: License plates, special; issuance to clean special fuel vehicles.
  • HB826: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; expanding Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel first tier project.
  • HB827: State Lottery Department; powers of Director and Board.
  • HB828: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; removes York County & Cities of Hampton & Poquoson.
  • HB829: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; abolishes Authority, taxes, etc., dedicated to operation.
  • HB908: Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government stores on Sunday.
  • HB1353: Fire Prevention Code; prohibits locality from restricting manufacture, etc. of permissible firework.
  • HB1356: Lottery Department; lottery sales agents.
  • HB1401: Child support; administrative fees.
  • HB1402: Driver's license; provision of foreign language interpreter for applicant.
  • HB1525: Infectious animal diseases; scrapie regulations for goats and sheep.
  • HB1537: Simulcast horse racing; redefines to include live or pre-recorded races.
  • HB6018: Retail Sales and Use Tax; dedication of portion of current revenue for transportation.
  • HB890: Motor vehicle insurance; policies on access to recorded data, penalty.
  • HB891: Data recorders; personal property of owner of vehicle.
  • HB1607: Phenylketonuria; special foods for management thereof.
  • HB2637: Alcoholic beverage control; creates limited mixed beverage restaurant licenses.
  • HB2638: Alcoholic beverage control; clarifies outdoor dining areas for mixed beverage restaurant license.
  • HB2639: Redevelopment and Housing Authority; limit on number of local governing body members who may serve.
  • HB2640: Inoperable vehicles; prohibits imposition of local vehicle license taxes and fees thereon.
  • HB2641: Real estate tax; exemptions for elderly and disabled, indexing income limits.
  • HB2642: Subaqueous land; Marine Resources Commission to convey certain S&S Marine Supply in Hampton.
  • HB3146: Attorney, State; duty to provide copies of police reports.
  • HB3147: Cats and dogs; evidence by owner of inoculation or vaccination of rabies.
  • HB3179: Toll facilities; provides for imposition and collection thereof for certain highways.
  • HB3180: Fort Monroe; Governor to convey property to Fort Monroe Federal Development Authority.
  • HJ102: Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel; joint subcommittee to study selling or leasing to private operator.
  • HJ689: Fort Monroe National Park; National Park Service to study feasibility of creating.
  • HJ690: Fort Monroe; joint subcommittee to study future thereof.
  • HB879: Self defense; justification of deadly force, when unlawful.
  • HB880: Income tax, state and sales and use tax; exemption for certain energy efficient products.
  • HB890: Motor vehicle insurance; policies on access to recorded data, penalty.
  • HB891: Data recorders; personal property of owner of vehicle.
  • HB892: Higher education institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens.
  • HB893: Income tax, state; reimbursement for milage for private veh. used for traveling on state business.
  • HB894: Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism.
  • HB895: Concealed handguns; carrying in urban air carrier airport terminals.
  • HB896: Retail Sales & Use Tax; gratuities or service charges on meals excluded when calculating.
  • HB897: Real estate tax; limitation on tax rate.
  • HB898: Sam's Restaurant; Governor to convey to Ocean Properties, LLC in downtown section of Hampton.
  • HB899: Detention process, temporary; transportation by sheriffs.
  • HB900: Redevelopment and Housing Authority; commissioners shall not be members of any governing body.
  • HB1395: Motorcycles; toll-free use of VDOT-controlled toll facilities.
  • HB1484: Retail Sales and Use Tax; payments by certain vendors.
  • HB1607: Phenylketonuria; special foods for management thereof.
  • HJ102: Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel; joint subcommittee to study selling or leasing to private operator.
  • HJ5145: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel; VDOT to study cost of constructing two additional tunnel tubes.