Senator Amanda F. Chase; expresses the censure of the Senate of Virginia. (SR91)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Expressing the censure of the Senate. Expresses the censure of the Senate of Virginia for Senator Amanda F. Chase. Read the Bill »


01/27/2021: Passed the Senate


01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102854D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/19/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Passed by for the day
01/22/2021Passed by for the day
01/25/2021Read first time
01/26/2021Read second time
01/26/2021Floor substitute printed 21103239D-S1 (Bell)
01/26/2021Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2021Substitute by Senator Bell agreed to 21103239D-S1
01/26/2021Passed by for the day
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SR91S1
01/27/2021Reading waived (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Chair rules Resolution is not properly before Senate
01/27/2021Ruling of Chair Not Sustained (8-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read third time and agreed to by Senate (24-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Bill text as passed Senate (SR91ER)
01/27/2021Read third time
01/27/2021Agreed to by Senate (24-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)


Scott Miles writes:

I fully support the censure of Amanda Chase. She has continued to express hateful, false, and inflammatory comments that will only serve to divide the commonwealth. Her attitude and politics are incompatible with progress and reflect poorly on the commonwealth. We must hold our representatives responsible for their rhetoric and actions.

L. Koch writes:

I fully support this. Ms. Chase's statements have no place in a civilized society and she does not represent the best of this Commonwealth. She should be censured and should not be able to hold any positions of power on committees in the legislature.

G. Herzberg writes:

I support censuring Amanda Chase for her inciting rhetoric AND behavior, not to mention her unapologetic ties to terrorists, specifically the people behind foiled car bombing at the Philadelphia Convention Center in November. She is dangerous and has no business being in political office.

C. Berry writes:

I completely support the censure of Amanda Chase. Vitriolic, anti-democratic rhetoric has no place in our commonwealth.

E. Randolph writes:

I fully support the censure of State Senator Amanda Chase. I am one of her constituents and I am disgusted by her dangerous rhetoric and behavior. She is a disgrace to the people of Chesterfield and there must be consequences for her support of an insurrection against the United States government. Through her continued support of a false narrative and her direct involvement in the events leading up to the invasion of the Capitol, she is implicated in the deaths of at least six Americans as well as an ongoing attempt to delegitimize our democratic norms. She should resign as well.

Cody Branch writes:

I fully support the censure of Senator Chase. She has continued to be a divisive and unapologetic agitator following the insurrection at our Capitol. Her views do not reflect those of hard working, God fearing Virginians and are a danger to our society.

Paul M Ianniello writes:

The decision of Ms. Chase to kneel at the feet of falsehood rather than standing up for the facts and reality of this election make her clearly unfit to hold public office. Censuring her behavior is the least the government of the Commonwealth of Virginia should do.

A. Sward writes:

Fully support censuring Amanda for her insurrection. This should be the first step to hopefully remove her from office.

Collette Dougherty writes:

I fully support the censure of Amanda Chase. As a resident of the Commonwealth I feel that her inflammatory rhetoric and participation in the insurrection that occured on January 6th make her unfit to represent our state. Her inability to distinguish between fact and politically-motivated fiction regarding the 2020 presidential election calls her judgement, motivation, priorities, and ability as a leader into question. Allowing these actions to go without consequence is unacceptable and sets a dangerous precedent for the Commonwealth. Censure should be the bare minimum response. I believe she should be removed from office.

Sherry Estridge writes:

I fully support censuring Amanda Chase. She unfortunately represents my district and we don't need her rhetoric and white supremacist associations anywhere near our state government.

S writes:

I fully support censuring Amanda Chase. As one who lives in the district she is supposed to be representing I find her divisive rhetoric as well as participation on January 6, repulsive and embarrassing for Chesterfield County and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

I would prefer her removal from office and would say the only good use of MAGA is Make Amanda Go Away

John white writes:

I support the censure but would prefer it was expulsion as she continues to provide comfort to insurrections and that is against the US Constitution amendment 14 Section 3.

Christopher Brooks writes:

Amanda Chase should at the very least be censored for her actions. Removal from her position as a public official would be even better. Endorsing acts of sedition should have consequences, especially for public servants.

Brandi L Hurley writes:

I support the censure of Amanda Chase, but support her removal from office more.

Chris Owens writes:

Without restraint, I fully support the censure of Amanda Chase, who supported insurrection and the terrorist attacks on our nation’s capitol with her full and unwavering support of the now second-time impeached President Donald Trump, held multiple, well documented, anti-mask political gatherings in our region during a pandemic, demonstrating complete and total disregard for both the well-being of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the sovereignty of our nation.

BilltheThrill writes:

I want everyone I disagree with censored.

Red County Resident writes:

Before you comment on this measure, learn the difference between "censor" and "censure".

Sen. Chase deserves censure and more for her anti-American, race-baiting, violent, extremist propaganda.

L. Walsh writes:

I support the censure of Amanda Chase. Her expressions are a danger to a national democracy that has lasted since it's ratification in 1788 and are clearly motivated by a personal agenda, not the constituents she was elected to serve.

Robert Legge writes:

There are plenty of things that Amanda Chase could have/should have been censured for during her tenure. However, this most recent incident involving the attack on the US Capitol really is different and deserves special attention and condemnation. This is not simply a disagreement about policy. It is about the very existence of our system of government. I'd be up for change but not by violent overthrow. She must be called out on this one.