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
86% 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

Chesterfield Observer: Amid partisan gridlock, Sen. Amanda Chase makes her own path

March 29, 2017
A year after taking office, Amanda Chase has earned a reputation as an independent-minded, constituent-focused state senator. She also hosts a weekly radio show. ASH DANIEL Born in Alabama, Chase moved to Bon Air when she was 11 and attended ...and more »

Chesterfield Observer: Governor amends bill, joins coal ash fight

March 29, 2017
Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, and Sen. Scott Surovell, D-Fairfax, are co-sponsors of the bill, which passed the Senate on a 29-11 vote with support from nine Republicans. The House, however, stripped away several provisions and significantly weakened ...and more »

Chesterfield Observer: Sen. Chase asks governor for help with coal ash

March 1, 2017
ASH DANIEL A local state senator's quest for information regarding potential coal ash contamination at Dominion Virginia Power's Chesterfield power station is not quite finished after all. On the penultimate ... Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, contacted Gov.and more »

Chesterfield Observer: Governor vetoes 'sexually explicit' content bill

March 29, 2017
Governor vetoes 'sexually explicit' content billState Sen. Amanda Chase ? one of the leading voices in Chesterfield schools' own summer reading list controversy last year ? also disapproved of the veto, and mentioned that the gubernatorial race this fall may result in a different outcome in the next ...and more »

The Chesapeake Bay Journal: Virginia governor proposes moratorium on coal ash permits

March 22, 2017
Advocates concerned about the impact of permanent coal ash storage on such sites have urged the governor to restore the moratorium provision to a bill, sponsored by Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax) and Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Chesterfield). They were ...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.