Delegate Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)

Photo of Bill Janis
Party
Republican
District
56: Counties of Goochland, Henrico (part), and Louisa [map]
Took Office
January 2002
Left Office
January 2012
Website
billjanis.com
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 65% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

New York Times: Virginia: Court Says Republicans Gerrymandered

October 7, 2014
Staunton News LeaderThe judges noted that former Delegate Bill Janis, the Republican who sponsored the plan, acknowledged that race was a primary consideration. Judge Robert Payne said in a dissenting opinion that race was just one of many factors legislators considered.Court rules against 2012 redistricting; new boundaries must be drawn by AprilThe Daily ProgressCourt: Virginia must draw new congressional boundariesThe Free Lance-Starall 124 news articles »

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Court rejects Virginia black-majority congressional district

October 8, 2014
... the boundaries, increasing the 3rd District's black voting age population from 53.1 percent to 56.3 percent. The judges noted that former Del. Bill Janis, the Republican who sponsored the redistricting plan, acknowledged that race was primary ...Scandalous boundaries laid bareThe Virginian-Pilotall 11 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of Bill Janis’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 151 video clips in all.

Index

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Bills

  • HB234: License plates, special; issuance to members and former members of U.S. Navy.
  • HB242: Judicial vacancies; removes requirement of certifying prior to legislature filling vacancies.
  • HB1399: Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; waiver of sovereign immunity.
  • HB1407: Underage drinking and driving; punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB1439: Cable television system, etc.; contracts with electric cooperative facilities for pole attachments.
  • HB1478: Elections, Director of; Governor shall appoint.
  • HB1990: Judicial circuits and districts; establishes new boundaries & reallocates number of judges serving.
  • HB1991: Traffic lights; motorcycle drivers, etc., in certain situations, to proceed through intersections.
  • HB1992: Banks; capital stock.
  • HB1993: Reckless driving offenses; person who recklessly violates a traffic light.
  • HB1994: National Guard; failure to report for duty, penalty.
  • HB1995: Child pornography; restitution for victims.
  • HB1996: Child endangerment; willful act or omission, etc., to provide necessary care for child's health.
  • HB1997: Accused released on recognizance; report to Central Criminal Records Exchange.
  • HB2184: Wireless E-911 surcharge; definition.
  • HJ615: Constitutional amendment; restriction on contents of bill or law that appropriates funds.
  • HJ704: Judges; election in Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, etc.
  • HJ756: Commending Tommy Woodson.
  • HJ818: Commending the County of Henrico on the occasion of its 400th anniversary.
  • HJ943: Celebrating the life of Joseph Preble Weeks.
  • HJ973: Commending John Blair Gilmer.
  • HJ974: Commending Benedictine High School in Richmond, Va, on the Occasion of the Centennial of Founding.
  • HR51: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • HR52: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR53: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR54: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HB234: License plates, special; issuance to members and former members of U.S. Navy.
  • HB235: Banking institutions; criminal punishment for false statements regarding financial condition.
  • HB236: Firearms; Class 1 misdemeanor to discharge in certain areas.
  • HB237: Income tax, state; job creation tax credit.
  • HB238: Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created.
  • HB239: Animal protection officers; powers of those in localities with county manager form of government.
  • HB240: Judicial Council and Committee on District Courts; repeals statutory provisions.
  • HB241: Judges; mandatory retirement, General Assembly to approve retired judges under temporary recall.
  • HB242: Judicial vacancies; removes requirement of certifying prior to legislature filling vacancies.
  • HB243: Accessories after the fact; increased to Class 6 felony for person guilty in capital murder case.
  • HB244: Possession of contraband by a prisoner; guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB386: Deposits; removes stated maturity date.
  • HB387: Telephone utilities; SCC to treat all providers of local exchange telephone service equitably.
  • HB388: Register Act; final regulations must be accompanied by statement in original or electronic form.
  • HB389: Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority; created.
  • HB740: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure of salary.
  • HB754: Wireless E-911 charges; establishes rate & procedures for collection & remittance of by sellers.
  • HB755: Wills & trusts; formula clauses referring to federal estate, generation-skipping transfer tax laws.
  • HB767: Virginia War Memorial; codifies criteria for memorialization of fallen Virginians.
  • HB938: Child pornography; penalty for possession or reproduction thereof by a minor.
  • HB1269: Motor vehicle dealers; establishes conditions under which dealers may sell demonstrator vehicles.
  • HB1338: Interpreters for non-English-speaking persons; compensation.
  • HJ192: Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, etc.
  • HJ197: Judges; nomination for election to general district & juvenile & domestic relations district courts.
  • HJ236: Commending the Virginia Councils of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • HJ308: Celebrating the life of Raymond Lewis Venator.
  • HJ343: Celebrating the life of Mary Ann Brinkley Ingram.
  • HJ376: Commending the St. Christopher's School wrestling team.
  • HJ475: Celebrating the life of Mary Lotz Kauffmann.
  • HJ478: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Lawrence G. "J.R." Sprader, Jr., United States Army.
  • HJ493: Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, circuit court, and general district court.
  • HR8: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • HR9: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals.
  • HR10: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR11: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR12: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR15: Judge; nomination for election to general district court.
  • HR16: Judge; nomination for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR32: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • HR33: Judge; nomination for election to circuit court.
  • HR34: Judges; nomination for election in general district court.
  • HB1712: Federal write-in absentee ballots; witness requirement.
  • HB1863: Jail construction, local; State will reimburse up to one-half of capital costs.
  • HB1864: Viatical Settlements Act; incorporates regulating issuance of stranger-originated life insurance.
  • HB1865: Chief judges of district & circuit courts; authority for recalling judges for duty after retirement.
  • HB1866: Court-established community service programs; court shall establish.
  • HB1867: Jury costs; plaintiff who requests trial in civil case shall be assessed.
  • HB1868: Driving under influence of alcohol; clarifies punishment for underage drinking.
  • HB1869: Boiler inspections; extends protection of civil immunity to agents, etc., authorized to conduct.
  • HB1870: Motorcycles; prohibits two to be operated abreast in single lane, civil penalty.
  • HB2104: Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created.
  • HB2434: Corporations; allows certain to be represented by an officer before general district courts.
  • HB2435: Uniform Principal and Income Act; trustee required to demand certain distributions if requested.
  • HB2526: Judicial performance evaluation program; Survey & Evaluation Research Laboratory, etc. administer.
  • HB2527: Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court; shall serve thereas for only two consecutive terms.
  • HB5001: Evidence, testimonial; criminal defendant right to demand testimony of preparer of certificate, etc.
  • HJ669: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemptions for certain veterans (1st reference).
  • HJ782: Judges; election circuit court, general district court, juvenile & domestic relation district court.
  • HJ874: Commending Virginia Councils of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • HJ875: Commending the Richmond Royals U18AA youth ice hockey team.
  • HJ876: Commending the Richmond Royals Bantam A youth ice hockey team.
  • HJ885: Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, and member of SCC.
  • HJ943: Commending Virginia's sheriffs on the occasion of their 375th anniversary.
  • HJ944: Celebrating the life of Susan Frieda Kaczmarek Gregori.
  • HJ1045: General Assembly; nomination for election of Attorney General.
  • HJ1048: Judges; election in circuit, general district, juvenile & dom. relations courts & members of JIRC.
  • HJ5002: Video conferencing, two-way; Crime Commission to study feasibility of use in criminal trial, etc.
  • HJ5010: Commending Benjamin P. Scafidi.
  • HJ5017: Commending the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde.
  • HJ5029: Judges; election in Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, etc.
  • HR44: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR45: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR46: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR49: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • HR50: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • HR51: Judge; nomination for election to circuit court.
  • HR58: Attorney General; nomination of person for election.
  • HR70: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR71: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR72: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR73: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of members.
  • HR504: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR505: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR506: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of member.
  • HB706: Temporary detention order; transportation to medical facility for assessment.
  • HB707: Involuntary commitment hearings; person shall be held in custody until released to secure facility.
  • HB708: Temporary detention orders; admission as evidence.
  • HB709: Firearms; person legally incompetent, etc. prohibited from purchasing.
  • HB710: Self defense and defense of others; person occupying dwelling may justify when unlawful entry.
  • HB711: Retail Sales and Use Tax; extends sunset provision for audio and video works.
  • HB712: Judicial vacancies; removes requirement that Committee on District Courts and Supreme Court certify.
  • HB713: Protective orders, preliminary; court to extend if respondent fails to appear at hearing.
  • HB714: Traffic lights; creates Class 6 felony for running red light.
  • HB715: Arrest; resetting of bail or amending bail set.
  • HB716: Disorderly conduct; removes certain proviso.
  • HB717: Child or spousal support cases; posting of bonds.
  • HB718: Courts; authority to order payment of fine, costs, forfeitures, penalties, or alternatives.
  • HB719: Underage drinking and driving; penalty.
  • HB1381: Corporations; may be represented by an officer or an employee pro se before general district courts.
  • HB1383: Life expectancy; evidence.
  • HB1384: Grand jurors; impartial and disinterest in outcome required when selecting.
  • HB1542: District court employees; certain localities may supplement salaries.
  • HB1543: Surgical complications; requires physicians to report.
  • HB6022: License plates, special; issuance to veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • HJ212: Commending Deep Run High School Key Club.
  • HJ213: Commending Alyssa Lang.
  • HJ219: Judges; election in circuit, general district, and juvenile & domestic relations district courts.
  • HJ258: Celebrating the life of Margaret Estes Hupp.
  • HJ259: Celebrating the life of Vivian May Nilsen.
  • HJ350: Celebrating the life of Jane Maury Denton.
  • HJ371: Commending Virginia Councils of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • HJ372: Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia and Court of Appeals.
  • HJ451: Commending the Knights of Columbus on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • HJ510: Commending the Deep Run High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ611: Judges; election in Court of Appeals, members of SCC, and of Workers' Compensation Commission.
  • HJ5004: Celebrating the life of Earl Henson Henley.
  • HJ5010: Commending Benjamin P. Scafidi.
  • HJ5017: Commending the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde.
  • HJ5029: Judges; election in Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, etc.
  • HJ6016: Celebrating the life of Admiral, USN Ret., Donald Lee Pilling.
  • HJ6039: Commending the Deep Run High School boy's soccer team.
  • HR5: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR6: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR7: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR11: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • HR12: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals.
  • HR502: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals.
  • HR503: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR504: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR505: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR506: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of member.
  • HB1485: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for nonprofit schools.
  • HB1626: Self defense; person is justified using physical force when person enters dwelling unlawfully.
  • HB2087: Physical therapists; allows patients to seek treatment therefrom.
  • HB2088: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for nonprofit schools.
  • HB2089: Supreme Court of Virginia; powers and duties.
  • HB2179: Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; created.
  • HB2579: Mechanic's lien; adds certification of mailing therefor by general contractor.
  • HB2580: Mechanic's liens; certification of mailing for certain contractors.
  • HB2581: Implied new home warranty; provides that limitations for actions for breach thereof.
  • HB2582: Public Procurement Act; modification of contracts.
  • HB2583: Surgical complications; requires physicians to report from elective outpatient procedures.
  • HB2584: Marijuana; person accused of possession may request full chemical analysis of plant material.
  • HB2585: Motorcycle helmets; exempted from wearing thereof on certain byways and highways.
  • HB2586: Looting; defines and sets punishment.
  • HB2587: Running a red light; increases penalty therefor.
  • HB2588: National Firearms Act; Superintendent of Dept. of State Police to certify transfer & registration.
  • HB2589: Closely held corporations; allows representation by an officer, etc. pro se before gen. dist. court.
  • HB2590: Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for military survivors and public safety personnel.
  • HB2591: Sexual offenses; notify defendant prior to punishment for subsequent offenses.
  • HB2592: Sexual offenses; enhanced punishment for second or subsequent such offense against victims under 13.
  • HB2593: Concealed weapons; judges may carry without permit.
  • HB2775: Larceny, aggravated; person who commits assault or assault & battery while in commission thereof.
  • HB2981: Criminal charges; effect of dismissal.
  • HB2982: Special counsel; compensation thereof.
  • HB2983: Forfeiture cases; addition of certain procedures.
  • HB3010: Motor vehicle, T&M vehicle, trailer, etc.; imposing of fees by DMV.
  • HB3108: Constitutional rights; inquiries into exercise thereof.
  • HB3109: Firearms; discharging towards subdivision or towards any person or structure.
  • HB3110: Criminal history record information; dissemination by nonprofit entity to hospitals & organizations.
  • HB3111: Tobacco Settlement Foundation Endowment; created.
  • HJ629: Commending Justin Brooks Verlander.
  • HJ756: Commending the Goochland High School football team.
  • HJ791: Commemorating the centennial of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
  • HJ793: Commending the Deep Run High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ794: Commending Peach Grove Baptist Church on the occasion of its 120th anniversary.
  • HJ821: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Monsignor William V. Sullivan, Jr.
  • HJ887: Commending Goochland County on the occasion of its 280th anniversary.
  • HJ973: Commending the Deep Run High School football team.
  • HJ974: Commending the Louisa County High School football team.
  • HR61: Celebrating the life of Emily A. DeCicco.
  • HB1156: Sexual and domestic violence; confidentiality of records.
  • HB1259: Public Procurement Act; contractors responsibility for performance and payment bonds.
  • HB1260: Sexual offenses; conviction of certain violent crimes when second or subsequent offense.
  • HB1261: Work release program; sheriff may remove person for noncompliance.
  • HB1262: Forfeiture cases; addition of certain procedures.
  • HB1263: Telephone or telegraph communication; unlawful to tamper with when needed for emergency.
  • HB1264: Sex offenders; certain registrants to reregister in person.
  • HB1265: Emergency services and disasters; constitutional rights.
  • HB1266: Criminal history background information; check of persons who enter homes of others.
  • HB1267: Statute of limitations; effect of written promise.
  • HB1268: Sexual offenses; using communications system to procure sexual activity involving minor.
  • HB1269: Forfeiture; consolidates provisions throughout Code making them subject to consistent procedures.
  • HB1270: Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents.
  • HB1271: Adjutant General; qualifications.
  • HB1272: Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; created, report.
  • HB1273: Freedom Flag; designating as official emblem of State.
  • HB1274: Abortion; physicians to report medical treatment for complication thereof.
  • HB1275: Insurance coverage; recovery of attorney's fees in action on bond.
  • HB1400: Motorcycles; wearing of helmets.
  • HB1485: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for nonprofit schools.
  • HB1486: Administrative Process Act; summary case decisions.
  • HJ246: Commending the Deep Run High School golf team.
  • HJ262: Commending the Virginia Councils of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • HJ264: Celebrating the life of Kavanaugh Yancey Thrift.
  • HJ338: Celebrating the life of Mark Sheridan Brennan, Jr.
  • HJ350: Commending Ronald Lee Ermey.
  • HJ385: Celebrating the life of Caroline Byrd Keeney.
  • HJ5037: Commending the Louisa County Rescue Squad on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ5120: Celebrating the life of The Honorable V. Earl Dickinson, Sr.
  • HJ5124: Commending the Goochland High School baseball team.
  • HJ5151: Celebrating the life of Robey W. Estes, Sr.
  • HJ5152: Celebrating the life of William H. Abeloff.