Senator Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Photo of Amanda Chase
Party
Republican
District
11: Chesterfield County (Part), Colonial Heights City (All), Amelia County (All) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Education and Health, Local Government, Special Public Smoking Legislation
Age
47
Website
chase4senate.com
Copatroning Habits
85% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 91% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 61% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
14.3% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Richmond.com: Sen. Amanda Chase raises transparency concerns over impromptu committee hearing

February 2, 2017
The debate happened during a meeting of the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee on the Senate floor just after adjournment, prompting a complaint from Sen. Amanda F. Chase, R-Chesterfield, that holding the meeting on the floor was not transparent ...and more »

Chesterfield Observer: GOP's Chase takes aim at Dominion

February 15, 2017
GOP's Chase takes aim at DominionJAMES HASKINS State Sen. Amanda Chase assured constituents last year that even though she had accepted campaign contributions from Dominion Virginia Power, she wouldn't hesitate to oppose the utility giant in the General Assembly. The first-term ...and more »

Chesterfield Observer: Sen. Chase seeks to change how state allocates Electoral College votes

January 26, 2017
SalonTo that effect, three legislators have introduced bills in the General Assembly that aim to change how Virginia handles its electoral votes. Senate Bill 837, filed by Chesterfield's own state Sen. Amanda Chase, would change Virginia from a winner-take ...Bills to change 'winner take all' electoral college system failWHSVAssembly debates electoral systemSuffolk News-Heraldall 13 news articles »

Roanoke Times: Coal ash bill clears House subcommittee, though not unscathed

February 14, 2017
Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, signed on as a co-patron before the Senate vote. Chase also backed legislation introduced last year by Surovell that would have required utilities to excavate the coal ash and store it in modern, lined landfills ...and more »

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Commentary: Elections Matter

February 17, 2017
#As a member of the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee, I support fair, open and efficient elections, which are fundamental to the maintenance of bedrock democratic principles. After a hotly contested presidential election, and leading into ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Amanda Chase’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2016. There are 3 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB723: Campaign finance; contributions from out-of-state sources prohibited.
  • SB791: Concealed handgun permits; fee for processing.
  • SB835: Income tax, corporate; lowers tax rate to 2.5 percent.
  • SB836: License taxes; if locality imposes tax upon business, tax shall be based upon Va. taxable income.
  • SB837: Electors for President and Vice President; allocation of electoral votes by congressional district.
  • SB849: Income tax, state; creates a deduction for small business owners.
  • SB871: Third-party registration groups; registration, disclosure, and recordkeeping requirements.
  • SB872: Absentee voting; applications and ballots; photo identification required.
  • SB1422: Law enforcement, local; fees for concealed handgun permits, courthouse and courtroom security.
  • SB1449: Red Tape Reduction Commission; established, report.
  • SB1450: Concealed handguns; permit holders' possession on property of public higher educational institution.
  • SJ113: Constitutional amendment; term limits for members of General Assembly.
  • SJ120: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of Governor, residency requirement (first reference).
  • SJ224: Constitutional amendment; General Assembly term limits (first reference).
  • SJ225: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor; residency requirement.
  • SB615: Purchase of weapons other than handguns by certain officers.
  • SB616: Out-of-state concealed handgun permits; photo identification.
  • SB677: Concealed handgun permits; fees.
  • SB723: Campaign finance; contributions from out-of-state sources prohibited.
  • SJ113: Constitutional amendment; term limits for members of General Assembly.
  • SJ120: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of Governor, residency requirement (first reference).
  • SJ156: Commending Savannah Morgan Lane.