Senator Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)

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Party
Democratic
District
20: Carroll County (All), Floyd County (All), Galax City (All), Grayson County (Part), Henry County (All), Martinsville City (All), Patrick County (All), Wythe County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1997
Left Office
January 2012
Copatroning Habits
52% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 51% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 50% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Martinsville Bulletin: NCI: A new model

September 12, 2014
Now a U.S. senator, Kaine said he believes advanced manufacturing will be a growth area as more businesses begin to move their operations back to the United States. That is happening as transportation and labor costs abroad rise and U.S. energy costs ...and more »

Bills

  • SB249: Animal care; adoption of regulations permitting non-commercial intrastate transportation by officer.
  • SB250: Open-end credit plan loans; established, penalties.
  • SB687: Schedule IV; adds carisoprodol and tramadol to list.
  • SB688: DUI; expands crimes for which officer may arrest without warrant to include driving watercraft.
  • SB741: Terminations of electric utility service; endangerment of customer's health.
  • SB744: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; employees of school boards, exception.
  • SB754: Protective orders, preliminary; prohibition on purchase & transport of firearms for certain persons.
  • SB755: Concealed handgun permits; disqualification for residential mental health or subst. abuse treatment.
  • SB756: Unexecuted warrants; clarifies that can be destroyed if dismissed, exceptions.
  • SB757: Pneumatic guns; regulations, exceptions.
  • SB758: Preliminary protective orders; purchase or transportation of firearms by persons subject to orders.
  • SB759: Workers' compensation; compensable consequences.
  • SB780: Recordation and grantor taxes; expands reduced tax accorded to deeds of trust.
  • SB781: VIEW; screening and assessment for use of illegal substances.
  • SB782: Magistrates; power to issue felony arrest warrants.
  • SB877: Family or household member; redefines and expands definition.
  • SB878: Pseudoephedrine; prohibited from being sold without a prescription.
  • SB879: Pharmacy; conforms elements of State's freedom of choice law to North Carolina's law.
  • SB880: Charter; City of Martinsville.
  • SB881: Integrated Directional Sign Program; fees charged for participation.
  • SB882: Electric utility regulation; rebundles charges for transmission, etc., into base rates.
  • SB883: Electric utilities; reinstates part of system under which investor-owned were regulated.
  • SB1161: The Road to Revolution; adds Leatherwood Plantation in Henry County to this heritage trail.
  • SB1162: Warrantless arrest; special agents authority to arrest person committing crime in his presence.
  • SB1163: Criminal Justice Services Board and Department of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties.
  • SB1164: Illegal gambling; amends definition.
  • SB1165: Electric utility service; termination of service of customers with a serious medical condition.
  • SB1166: Juvenile Justice, Department of; confidentiality of records.
  • SB1419: Continuing education for prescriber; completion of certain coursework for renewal, etc., of license.
  • SB1420: Controlled substances; mandatory reporting by prescriber.
  • SB1442: Income tax, state; small employer health insurance tax credit.
  • SB1443: Public Procurement Act; establishes preference in state contracting for goods produced in State.
  • SJ293: Commending the Va Association of Counties and Va Cooperative Extension; Supervisor Certification.
  • SJ310: Celebrating the life of J. Clyde Hooker, Jr.
  • SJ311: Celebrating the life of Walter Holladay Yeaman.
  • SJ312: Celebrating the life of John S. Adams.
  • SJ313: Celebrating the life of William Raymond Martin, Sr.
  • SJ314: Celebrating the life of Irene Pratt Taylor Martin.
  • SJ352: Commending Trooper Samuel Matthew Cochran.
  • SJ389: Celebrating the life of Fred Dempsey Smith, Sr.
  • SJ390: Celebrating the life of Melvin Wilson Brown.
  • SJ391: Celebrating the life of John DeWitt Whitlow.
  • SJ392: Celebrating the life of Martin Fillmore Clark, Sr.
  • SJ393: Celebrating the life of Silas Asa Hall.
  • SJ422: Celebrating the life of David J. Edwards, Sr.
  • SJ514: Commending the Honorable Edward M. Turner III.
  • SJ515: Commending the Piedmont Arts Association.
  • SR34: Commending Wood Brothers Racing.
  • SB1: Relief for purchaser of property sold at treasurers' sales; Charles L. Kingrea.
  • SB72: Unexecuted warrants; allows motion for dismissal by state attorney for warrants unserved.
  • SB73: Charter; Town of Floyd.
  • SB74: Electric utility regulation; SCC to regulate rate for services of investor-owned electric utilities.
  • SB75: Appeal of bail decision; court is determined based on where initial determination was made, etc.
  • SB76: Salem Highway Construction District Transportation Revenue Fund; established.
  • SB77: School calendar; removes restrictions for post-Labor Day school opening.
  • SB78: Capital murder; jury sentencing of a defendant who has entered a plea of guilty.
  • SB79: Concealed handgun permit; removes option for locality to require applicant to submit fingerprints.
  • SB249: Animal care; adoption of regulations permitting non-commercial intrastate transportation by officer.
  • SB250: Open-end credit plan loans; established, penalties.
  • SB251: Dangerous and vicious dogs; expands definition.
  • SB252: Manufacturing facility; expands definition to include those used in creation of intangible property.
  • SB253: School calendar; requirement that school begin after Labor Day may be waived by Board of Education.
  • SB321: Motorcycles; allows law-enforcement officers on official duty to drive two abreast in a single lane.
  • SB444: Marijuana plants; destruction thereof if more than 10 is seized in connection with drug prosecution.
  • SB641: Rabies vaccination certificates; removes responsibility from treasurer.
  • SB642: Health insurance, basic; HMOs to offer plans that do not include state-mandated benefits.
  • SB643: Jailable offense; discretion of law-enforcement officer to arrest or issue summons therefor.
  • SB686: Uniform Environmental Covenants Act; established.
  • SB687: Schedule IV; adds carisoprodol and tramadol to list.
  • SB688: DUI; expands crimes for which officer may arrest without warrant to include driving watercraft.
  • SB724: Bail decision; appeal by an attorney for State.
  • SB730: Major Employment and Investment Project Site Planning Grant Fund; established.
  • SB731: Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority; created, report.
  • SJ6: Celebrating the life of Master Sergeant Jerome David Hatfield.
  • SJ7: Celebrating the life of First Lieutenant Leevi K. Barnard.
  • SJ8: Celebrating the life of Charles Columbus Bassett III.
  • SJ9: Celebrating the life of Ralph William Carroll, Sr.
  • SJ10: Celebrating the life of H. Lewis Compton.
  • SJ18: Celebrating the life of Robert Ward Armstrong.
  • SJ19: Celebrating the life of Dick Thompson.
  • SJ20: Celebrating the life of Theo Bryant Marsh.
  • SJ49: Celebrating the life of Joseph William Minter.
  • SJ79: Celebrating the life of the Reverend James H. Alsop.
  • SB308: Forester, State; right of entry to inspect any forest lands.
  • SB310: Restricted driver's license; court to provide during period of suspension.
  • SB351: Grand larceny; threshold amount.
  • SB917: Unemployment compensation; wage offset for concurrent job.
  • SB918: New College Institute & Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; exempt from Personnel Act.
  • SB919: Retirement System; retirees may be hired as teachers without interrupting retirement benefits.
  • SB920: Health insurance; policy offered to small employer with 50 or less employees to protect uninsured.
  • SB921: Health insurance; eliminates all mandated benefits from inclusion in individual policies.
  • SB922: Larceny of money; to be charged as grand larceny and petit larceny statutes.
  • SB923: Circuit court judges; repeals section granting mileage reimbursement therefor.
  • SB1295: Silvicultural activities; State Forester to inspect land to determine if activity causing pollution.
  • SB1296: Energy efficiency & demand response goal; every investor-owned utility in State reduce consumption.
  • SB1323: Charter; Town of Floyd.
  • SB1324: Notice of election of district directors; posted in prominent location at each district office.
  • SB1342: Triennial census of school population; eliminates requirement every 3 years a census take place.
  • SB1343: Restricted license eligibility while license is suspended; allows court to issue restricted license.
  • SB1344: Freedom of Information Act; amends an existing records exemption for economic development records.
  • SB1359: Locksmiths; transfers regulation thereof to State Board for contractors.
  • SB1360: Motor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits; increases, penalty.
  • SB1361: State park funds; transfers all moneys in State Park Operated Concessions Fund to Conservation Fund.
  • SB1362: Suppress evidence, etc.; criminal defendant to state grounds for a motion thereto.
  • SB1363: Criminal procedure; compensation of court-appointed counsel.
  • SB1364: Civics Education, Commission on; moves from executive to legislative branch.
  • SB1465: Standards of Learning; delay of textbook adoption cycle.
  • SB1466: Standards of Quality; school division to use state and local funds for elementary resource teachers.
  • SB1467: Certificate of public need; exempts requirements up to 10 beds for inpatient psychiatric services.
  • SB1519: Career and technical education diploma; delays implementation thereof.
  • SB1520: General registrars; appointment and compensation therefor.
  • SB1521: Economics education and financial literacy; repeals requirement in middle and high schools.
  • SJ10: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference).
  • SJ274: Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week; designating as third week of September 2009.
  • SJ298: Celebrating the life of Benjamin H. Bolen.
  • SJ299: Celebrating the life of William Randolph Dyer.
  • SJ300: Celebrating the life of Jessie Hanby Key.
  • SJ301: Celebrating the life of Avis H. Collier
  • SJ351: Celebrating the life of Thomas Benjamin Noland, Sr.
  • SJ352: Celebrating the life of David Ferl Deel.
  • SJ463: Commending First Baptist Church, Martinsville on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • SJ5001: Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts; Crime Commission to study impact of holding thereof on prosecutions.
  • SJ5018: Commending the Floyd County High School girls' basketball team.
  • SJ5019: Commending the George Wythe High School boys' basketball team.
  • SB21: Electric utility rates; margins from off-system sales.
  • SB22: Foster care background check; fingerprints required for an individual with whom child may be placed.
  • SB23: Judgment; assignment shall be noted upon judgment docket.
  • SB24: Payday lending charges; establishing maximum annual interest rate.
  • SB25: Payday Loan Act; repealing Act referring thereto.
  • SB26: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act; adds organized dogfighting as qualifying offense.
  • SB40: North and South Mayo Rivers; designating portions thereof in Henry County as State scenic rivers.
  • SB41: Line of Duty Act; definition, and funding for Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund.
  • SB42: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers.
  • SB91: Electricity rates; adjustment clauses.
  • SB92: Charter; City of Martinsville.
  • SB93: Electric Utility Restructuring Act; repeals certain provisions.
  • SB94: Covered Bridge Capital; designating Patrick County thereas.
  • SB95: Pyramid promotional schemes; definition thereof, penalty.
  • SB306: Civics Education, Commission on; extends sunset provision.
  • SB307: Identity theft; notice of database breach.
  • SB308: Forester, State; right of entry to inspect any forest lands.
  • SB309: Restricted driver's license; issuance to operate motor vehicle during period of suspension
  • SB310: Restricted driver's license; court to provide during period of suspension.
  • SB311: Electric utilities; resource planning.
  • SB350: Misuse of public assets; penalty if used for personal purposes.
  • SB351: Grand larceny; threshold amount.
  • SB626: Incompetent defendants; disposition.
  • SB679: Forest firefighting by localities or volunteer fire or rescue; recovery of costs.
  • SJ2: Celebrating the life of Harry Lee Boaz.
  • SJ3: Celebrating the life of Randolph Wade.
  • SJ4: Celebrating the life of Elbert E. Stone.
  • SJ10: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference).
  • SJ103: Celebrating the life of Francis Thornton West.
  • SJ104: Celebrating the life of Bruce H. T. Dallas, Sr.
  • SJ105: Celebrating the life of Bill Arnold Adkins.
  • SJ109: Commending the Exchange Club of Martinsville on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
  • SJ110: Celebrating the life of Allan McClain.
  • SJ123: Celebrating the life of Benjamin R. Gardner.
  • SJ135: Celebrating the life of Magdalene Pat Hall.
  • SJ5018: Commending the Floyd County High School girls' basketball team.
  • SJ5019: Commending the George Wythe High School boys' basketball team.
  • SJ6026: Commending the Floyd County High School golf team.
  • SJ6027: Commending Troy Wells.
  • SB9: Health insurance; local government employees' participation in state employee health plan.
  • SB35: Insanity, not guilty by reason of; petition for temporary visit .
  • SB733: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Virginia Museum of Natural History.
  • SB855: Bail bondsman; must be resident of Commonwealth to be licensed thereas.
  • SB856: Criminal history background checks; providers licensed by DMHMRSAS.
  • SB857: Route 58 Corridor; Transportation Board to issue bonds to fund certain specified projects.
  • SB858: Strategic lawsuits against public participation; summary dismissal.
  • SB859: Judges; increases number in Circuit Court.
  • SB860: Health insurance credits; increased for retired teachers.
  • SB861: Public Procurement Act; required disclosure of location where services are performed under contract.
  • SB862: Withholding tax return; information furnished to Department of Taxation.
  • SB1189: Court-appointed counsel; qualification requirements.
  • SB1190: Fighting of cocks and other animals; Class 6 felony for any person to engage therein.
  • SB1191: Electric Utility Restructuring Act; capped rates and default service.
  • SB1192: Interpreters for non-English-speaking persons; may assess fee if defendant fails to appear.
  • SB1193: Substance Abuse Services Council; review of state agency substance abuse treatment programs.
  • SB1194: Submission of claims; contracts awarded by Transportation Commissioner .
  • SB1195: Criminal history record information; disseminated to DMAS for screening individuals.
  • SB1196: DMV; assessment of fees on certain drivers.
  • SB1314: Boating under influence of alcohol; makes consistent with that used for driving under influence.
  • SB1325: Medical assistance services; state plan to include provision for medically needy aged & disabled.
  • SB1334: Absentee voting; alternative procedures to expedite counting.
  • SB1375: Virginia Covered Bridge Festival in Patrick County; designating as official state festival.
  • SJ342: Celebrating the life of Thomas A. Bralley, Jr.
  • SJ343: Designating the third week in September as Civics Education Week.
  • SJ344: Commending the Martinsville Mustangs baseball team.
  • SJ345: Celebrating the life of John Pete Jamison.
  • SJ346: Celebrating the life of Frank McCormick Lacy.
  • SJ387: NAFTA Superhighway System & creation of North American Union; Congress to oppose implementation of.
  • SJ389: Commending Susan W. Evans.
  • SJ517: Commending Iliana Sanchez.
  • SB5: Motor vehicle dealer; excludes those who sell & distribute fire-fighting equipment & ambulances.
  • SB6: Court-appointed counsel; court may appoint those not on Indigent Defense Commission list.
  • SB7: Concealed handgun permits; disqualifies an individual convicted of reckless handling of firearm.
  • SB8: Motor vehicle registration, licensing, & certificates of title; offenses relating thereto, penalty.
  • SB9: Health insurance; local government employees' participation in state employee health plan.
  • SB10: Secondary highway system; rural additions in Wythe County.
  • SB11: Highway ingress & egress; Transportation Commissioner to permit construction & maintenance thereof.
  • SB12: Trout fishing; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue special permits for handicapped.
  • SB13: Access roads; allocation of funds for those leading to industrial sites, etc.
  • SB34: Standards of Learning assessments; release thereof.
  • SB35: Insanity, not guilty by reason of; petition for temporary visit .
  • SB36: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • SB37: Cocaine; unlawful manufacturing, distribution, etc., penalty.
  • SB38: Agritourism Activity Liability; created.
  • SB39: Test security procedures; Board of Educ. to review violations of regulations by local school board.
  • SB40: Higher Education; New College Institute created.
  • SB55: Companion animal dealers; annual business license to obtained to sell or to advertise for sale.
  • SB56: Land preservation; special assessments.
  • SB57: Solid waste management plans; units to maintain recycling and target rates.
  • SB58: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • SB59: Route 58; authorizes Transportation Board to issue bonds for specified projects in Corridor.
  • SB60: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain school-related items.
  • SB61: Standards of Quality; support services staff ratios.
  • SB103: Industrial access grants; extends sunset provison therefor in Floyd County.
  • SB548: Regional Industrial Facilities Act; board members may be appointed for as many terms desired.
  • SB549: Pretrial motions or objections; when defense may raise in circuit and district courts.
  • SB602: Criminal history background checks; required for employees of providers licensed by DMHMRSAS.
  • SB603: Health benefits; provides for continuation thereof for certain judges.
  • SB640: Dance halls; regulation in locality.
  • SB641: General Assembly; members prohibited to accept gifts during legislative sessions, penalty.
  • SB722: DMV; assessment of fees on certain drivers, use of fees collected.
  • SB5027: Route 58 Corridor; authorizing Transportation Board to issue bonds therefor.
  • SJ2: Interstate Routes 77 and 81; Department of Transportation to study needed improvements thereto.
  • SJ3: I-77 & 81; Dept. of Transportation to study improved highway connections in Wythe County.
  • SJ4: Health insurance premiums; Joint Commission on Health Care to study increase in health care costs.
  • SJ5: Celebrating the life of Fred Dennis Nester.
  • SJ6: Celebrating the life of Virgia Brown Hobson.
  • SJ7: Celebrating the life of Zeb Stuart Scales.
  • SJ179: Commending Floyd County on the occasion of its 175th anniversary.
  • SJ192: Celebrating the life of Gene Hampton Amos.
  • SJ218: On the death of Wilbur Doyle.
  • SJ243: Celebrating the life of Ellis W. Cline, Jr.
  • SJ244: On the death of James Clayton Boaz.
  • SJ245: Celebrating the life of Robert Clyde Boaz.
  • SJ281: Celebrating the life of John William Bouldin, Jr.
  • SJ297: Commending the Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County, Inc.
  • SJ5010: Celebrating the life of Mark Daniel DeHart.
  • SJ5011: Commending the Martinsville High School boys' basketball team.
  • SJ5047: Celebrating the life of Sandra Merritt Rogers.
  • SJ5048: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Calvin E. Rains, Sr.
  • SJ5049: Celebrating the life of Claudia Boyden Caldwell.
  • SJ5055: NAFTA Superhighway System; urging Congress to prevent implementation thereof.