Delegate Albert Pollard (D-Lively)

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99: Counties of Caroline (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland [map]
Took Office
February 2008
Left Office
January 2012
Copatroning Habits
60% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 79% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 50% of them are Republicans.
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Pollard held the seat from 2000-2005 before stepping down and running (unsuccessfully) for state senate, though regained his seat after his replacement won election to the U.S. House of Representatives.

He holds a degree in urban planning from Virginia Commonwealth University. Pollard is married and has three young children.

Recent Mentions in the Media State Sen. Stuart of Stafford announces bid for re-election

March 26, 2015
Sen. Richard H. Stuart, R-Stafford, will run for re-election in the 28th District, he announced Thursday. The 28th district includes Stafford, Prince William, King George, Spotsylvania and Westmoreland counties. Stuart defeated Del. Albert Pollard in ...and more »

Town Hall: Ex-lawmaker likens feisty farmer to sex offender

January 8, 2015
A former state legislator and current Sierra Club consultant likened Virginia farm activist Martha Boneta to a sex offender during a recent conference call. Democrat Albert Pollard compared Boneta to Delegate Joe Morrissey, a Richmond Democrat ...and more »

Chesterfield Observer (subscription): Nonprofit lobbyist throws hat in the ring for Watkins' seat

January 28, 2015
Nonprofit lobbyist throws hat in the ring for Watkins' seatOne of Francis' supporters, former Delegate Albert Pollard (D-Northumberland) said that she has ?forward-looking pragmatism? that will appeal to voters in the 10th District ? 61 percent of which were women in the district's most recent Democratic primary.

Washington Post: Pollard will not seek reelection in the House of Delegates

February 25, 2011
Del. Albert Pollard (D-Northumberland) will not seek reelection to the House of Delegates in November. Pollard, 43, surprised his colleagues on the House floor by announcing his retirement during the morning hour on the House floor. Delegates gave him ...and more »

King George: Fracking topic highlighted in King GeorgeJournal Press

June 18, 2014
- They were former state delegate Albert Pollard providing a fracking overview, Scott Kudlas - Director of the Office of Water Supply for the state's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Michael Skiffington - Program Support Manager for the ...

These are all of the video clips of Albert Pollard’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 114 video clips in all.


  • HB1735: Blue Star Memorial Highway; designates entire length of Route 3 in Lancaster County.
  • HB1736: Investor-owned electric utilities; rate of return.
  • HB1938: Budget process; changes State's budget from biennial budget to budget covering single fiscal year.
  • HB1939: Administrative Process Act; timing for filing certain regulations.
  • HB1940: Restaurant regulations; exemption for certain nonprofit fund-raisers.
  • HB1941: Retail Sales & Use Tax; changes distribution formula for communications sales tax in Lancaster Co.
  • HB1942: Retail Sales & Use Tax; exempts certain agricultural produce when sold in farmers markets.
  • HB1943: No discharge zones; criteria shall be premised on improvement of impaired tidal creeks.
  • HB1944: Public oyster ground; increases amount of time MRC is required to post public notice before closing.
  • HB2126: Wetland mitigation banks; removes references to an outdated map used to identify.
  • HB2389: Virginia Resources Authority; renewable energy projects.
  • HB2390: Income tax, state; exemption for certain small businesses.
  • HB2418: Virginia Railway Express; passenger surcharge when boarding in Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.
  • HB2501: Alcoholic beverage control; creates a new wine and beer license for gourmet oyster houses.
  • HB2502: Oysters; measurement standard.
  • HJ740: Celebrating the life of David B. Nichols.
  • HJ743: Commending the Rappahannock High School baseball team.
  • HJ764: Commending the Veterans Independence Program.
  • HJ765: Commending Niki Swann.
  • HB129: Land-disturbing activities; exempts certain activities from Erosion and Sediment Control Law.
  • HB130: Composite index, local; adjustment for state share of basic aid for certain school divisions.
  • HB131: Hunters for the Hungry; DGIF to include in hunting license application for donation of at least $2.
  • HB132: Onsite sewage systems; prohibits VDH from issuing permits that are located in a wetland.
  • HB133: Personal property tax relief; removes weight limitation.
  • HB134: Outdoor advertising; 501(c)(3) sponsorships seen from highways are not deemed to be advertisement.
  • HB135: Budget process; changes from biennial budget to a budget covering a single fiscal year.
  • HB138: Aquaculture opportunity zones; Marine Resources Commission establish for propagation of shellfish.
  • HB139: Correctional facilities, state; allows exception for purchase of products by state agencies.
  • HB140: Animal cruelty; narrows exemption to penalties available to owner of dog or cat.
  • HB141: Land preservation tax credit; nonprofit organizations holding a easement are ineligible to receive.
  • HB142: Menhaden fisheries; extends sunset provision for harvest.
  • HB1027: Investor-owned electric utilities; rate of return.
  • HB1028: Freedom of Information Act; recording of public meetings.
  • HB1029: Special species fishing license; established.
  • HB1030: Charitable gaming; limits oversight by Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
  • HB1031: Correctional enterprises; intentional violations constitute malfeasance, exception.
  • HB1032: Capital outlay review and approval process; certain construction projects shall be exempt.
  • HB1218: Waterfowl blinds; shifts times to obtain licenses to earlier in year.
  • HB1315: State agencies, department, etc.; funds received from federal government not subject to state audit.
  • HB1362: Motor fuels tax; DMV Commissioner to revoke licenses issued to persons violating tax provisions.
  • HB1380: RPS program; removes certain requirements for forest products.
  • HJ455: Commending the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Firemen's Carnival on the occasion of i
  • HR31: Commending Jermon Terrell Bushrod.
  • HB1770: Telephone companies; offering additional services in underserved localities.
  • HB1771: Constitutional offices; provides special election to fill vacancy therein in certain localities.
  • HB1772: License plates, special; issuance to members of Virginia State Defense Force.
  • HB1773: Golf carts; allows governing body of Towns of Irvington or Saxis to authorize operation thereof.
  • HB1774: Tidal creeks; establishes no discharge zones for vessels operating in designated areas.
  • HB1775: Invasive species; Sec. of Natural Resources & of Agriculture & Forestry to develop management plan.
  • HB2092: Budget, State; changes from biennial to covering single fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012.
  • HB2093: Composite index, local; adjustment for state share of basic aid for certain school divisions.
  • HB2094: Income tax, state; provides tax credit for certain individuals & corporations for renewable energy.
  • HB2256: Fixed fishing devices; Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations that set distance between.
  • HB2506: Energy efficiency programs; investor-owned electric utilities to recover costs of designing, etc.
  • HB2507: Fishing licenses; Marine Resources Commission to issue refunds on prorated basis.
  • HB2508: Electronic filing; Secretary of Technology to assist state agencies in expanding citizen access.
  • HB2620: Divorce; appointment of counsel by court.
  • HB2621: Campaign finance; imposes limits on contributions to candidates for Governor, etc.
  • HJ828: Commending William D. Henderson, Jr.
  • HJ831: Celebrating the life of Leslie Herdegen Rohrer.
  • HJ909: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant General, USA Ret., William Henry Sterling Wright.
  • HJ961: Commending Dr. Richard N. Baylor.
  • HB6015: Park-and-ride facilities; Transportation Board to establish expansion fund.
  • HB6016: Secondary highway system; improvements of existing highways not subject to certain standards, etc.
  • HJ460: Commemorating the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Monroe.