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

Inside NoVA: Legislator pleased with transparency improvements, but wants more

May 25, 2017
?Indeed, more are defeated or amended in subcommittees than in committees. And so it's vital that Virginians have full public access to these proceedings, as well.? State Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian), who co-founded the transparency caucus with ...

Slate Magazine: A Show of Force

May 10, 2017
The town hall was a joint venture between Brat and Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase, who spent most of the night trying and failing to quiet the crowd. As she introduced herself and went through her legislative achievements, the crowd grew impatient ...Senator threatens to kick people out of Congressman Brat's town hallWWBT NBC12 NewsRowdy crowd interrupts Va. Congressman's town hallCBS NewsDave Brat Town Hall Gets HeatedRoll CallCNNall 35 news articles »

Chesterfield Observer: Teeming with anger: Town hall signals leftward shift

May 17, 2017
Dave Brat and state Sen. Amanda Chase, both Republicans, hosted a town hall meeting on May 9. JAMES HASKINS If Dave Brat and Amanda Chase thought holding a town hall meeting in a church would quell citizens' vitriol, it didn't take long for them to ...and more »

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 »

wtvr.com: New witness comes forward after CBS 6 report on death of Nick Clavier

May 22, 2017
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A Chesterfield woman who was one of the first to help four children after their father was shot while driving met with investigators Monday as a result of a CBS 6 investigation. CBS 6 reporter Laura French exclusively ...

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, etc.
  • 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.