Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

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26: County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg [map]
Took Office
June 2010
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Labor and Commerce, Public Safety, Rules
Copatroning Habits
82% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 82% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 67% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2021

Wilt is the president of Superior Concrete, Inc. in Harrisonburg. He's married with two children.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Independent-Messenger: Lawmakers discuss legislative issues during roundtable discussions with rural Virginians

September 3, 2022 | 3:00 am

Virginia Mercury: What Virginia changed since the last high-profile school shooting

June 13, 2022 | 3:00 am

Shore Daily News: Youngkin signs small business healthcare bill

June 4, 2022 | 3:00 am

VPM News: Gridlocked on guns, Virginia lawmakers debate other ways to address violence

May 25, 2022 | 3:00 am

Virginia Mercury: Dominion asks to halt ratepayer charge for carbon market

May 6, 2022 | 3:00 am

From the Legislator’s Website

Budget Update

July 2, 2022
While it took a few extra months to get it done, we finally have a budget that is close to the finish line. Wednesday the General Assembly headed back to Richmond to take up the vote on the final budget conference report. It was approved with overwhelming bipartisan majorities in both chambers and will now […]

Wilt Announces Appointments

April 12, 2022
Harrisonburg- Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) has been appointed by Speaker Todd Gilbert to serve on several commissions and committees for his current term in office. This includes a new appointment to the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC), as well as reappointment to the Chesapeake Bay Commission and I-81 Committee. JLARC is the General […]

Wilt Dairy Bill First to be Signed by Governor Youngkin

February 14, 2022
RICHMOND- On Monday Governor Youngkin signed his first bill into law. It happened to be legislation patroned by Shenandoah Valley Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham). Taking office in mid-January, Delegate Wilt’s was the first to make it to the Governor’s desk due to the emergency status of the legislation. The bill makes several adjustments to the […]

Wilt Appointed to Rules Committee

January 13, 2022
RICHMOND- On Wednesday it was announced that Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) will serve on the powerful Rules Committee in the Virginia House of Delegates. This is in addition to his other three previous assignments on the Commerce and Energy Committee (previously Labor and Commerce); Agriculture, Chesapeake, and Natural Resources Committee; and the Public Safety Committee. […]

Wilt Renews Effort to Provide Affordable Healthcare Option for Small Business

January 11, 2022
RICHMOND- On Tuesday Delegate Tony Wilt introduced legislation to allow for a health plan option that could provide more affordable access to healthcare for many small businesses and their employees. Delegate Wilt patroned similar legislation in 2019 and Democratic legislators took the lead in the two previous years. While the policy has enjoyed broad bipartisan […]

Wilt Named Chairman of House Public Safety Committee

December 29, 2021
HARRISONBURG–Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) issued the following statement following the announcement that he has been selected to chair the House Public Safety Committee when the General Assembly convenes in January. “Ensuring safe communities for our citizens is a core function of state government. It is an honor to be named chair of this important committee […]

Wilt Wins Reelection

November 3, 2021
Harrisonburg, VA – Delegate Tony Wilt has won re-election to the 26th District of the Virginia House of Delegates following a long and tumultuous campaign. While some votes are still being counted, the Delegate has secured a decisive victory in the 2021 election. Delegate Wilt said “I greatly appreciate everyone who came out to vote […]

Delegate Wilt Launches New TV Ad Titled “Choice”

October 12, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2021 Contact: Jimmy Spinella Harrisonburg, VA – Today, 26th District Delegate, Tony Wilt launched a new ad on TV, titled “Choice,” ahead of the November 2nd election. This is ad is focused on the effects of rising taxes and inflation under Democrat governance, and Delegate Wilt’s long commitment to […]

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC Endorses Tony Wilt for 26th District House Seat

August 27, 2021
Harrisonburg – On Tuesday Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) received the endorsement of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF) AgPAC, a political action committee of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, in the race for the 26th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. “I am grateful to have the support of the premier organization representing Virginia […]

NFIB Recognizes Delegate Wilt as Guardian of Small Business

August 24, 2021
HARRISONBURG (August 23, 2021)– The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Virginia’s leading small business advocacy organization, presented its coveted Guardian of Small Business Award to Virginia Delegate Tony Wilt Monday morning at Happy Hounds Doggie Daycare, an NFIB member and small business owner, at 300 Waterman Drive in Harrisonburg. The Guardian of Small Business […]

These are all of the video clips of Tony Wilt’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2011. There are 72 video clips in all.


  • HB245: Group health benefit plans; sponsoring associations, formation of benefits consortium.
  • HB827: Firearms; control by localities of possession or carrying.
  • HB828: Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program; expands eligibility for participation.
  • HB829: School counselors; staffing ratios, flexibility.
  • HB830: Slaughter and meat-processing facilities; expanding facilities through strategic planning, etc.
  • HB831: Digestate; definition, definition of anaerobic digestion.
  • HB832: Electric utilities; shared solar programs.
  • HB833: Group violence intervention; definition, Operation Ceasefire Grant Fund created.
  • HB834: Pensions; hazardous duty pay.
  • HB835: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders.
  • HB836: Virginia Small Estate Act; funeral expenses of decedent.
  • HB837: Food and drink law; permitting requirements.
  • HB838: Lane filtering; motorcycles.
  • HB839: Electric utilities; recovery of costs, rate adjustment clause proceedings, etc.
  • HB1091: Virginia Public Procurement Act; project labor agreements.
  • HB1267: Low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle standards; regulations shall be withdrawn and reproposed.
  • HB1335: Child day center; possession of firearm, license exempt facility.
  • HJ316: Commending Charlie King.
  • HJ317: Commending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County.
  • HJ318: Celebrating the life of Fred Ellsworth Eberly.
  • HJ326: Commending the Massanutten Technical Center.
  • HB1763: Tax credit; agricultural best management practices.
  • HB1763: Tax credit; agricultural best management practices.
  • HB2182: Traumatic brain injury; definition.
  • HB2182: Traumatic brain injury; definition.
  • HB2183: Small businesses; Department of SBSD to publish on its website a resource to assist businesses.
  • HB2184: Pandemic Remediation Task Force; established, report.
  • HJ513: Constitutional amendment; executive power, state of emergency, special session (first reference).
  • HJ747: Commending Pleasant View, Inc.
  • HJ747: Commending Pleasant View, Inc.
  • HB1231: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; crisis intervention team training.
  • HB1232: Vacant building registration; Town of Timberville.
  • HB1233: Dayton, Town of; amending charter, organizational and technical changes.
  • HB1234: Historical African American cemeteries; adds Newtown Cemetery in City of Harrisonburg.
  • HB1235: Religious-exempt child day centers; staff-to-children ratios.
  • HB1236: Lane filtering; motorcycles.
  • HB1237: Beehive distribution program; changes process for granting of basic beehive units.
  • HB1238: Political campaign advertisements; print media requirements.
  • HB1239: Persons permitted to work in mines; age requirements.
  • HB1240: Legal services plans; registration information or fees.
  • HB1285: Local electoral boards; office vacated if board member ceases to be qualified voter of county, etc.
  • HB1652: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit, agricultural best management practices.
  • HB1653: School counselors; staffing ratios, report.
  • HB1671: Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of retail on-and-off premises, etc.
  • HJ304: Commending Pablo Cuevas.
  • HJ310: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Kevin G. Miller, Sr.
  • HJ5001: Constitutional amendment; executive power, state of emergency, special session (first reference).
  • HB2441: Special identification card without a photograph; fee, confidentiality, penalties.
  • HB2442: Sales & use tax; prohibits accelerated collection of payments from retail merchants & other dealers.
  • HB2443: Group health benefit plans; bona fide associations, etc.
  • HB2444: Legal services plans and contracts; changes to the definition of 'insurance.'
  • HB2445: Death certificate; medical certification, electronic filing w/State Registrar of Vital Records, etc.
  • HB2446: Motorcycles; driving on shoulder of highway.
  • HB2447: Super precincts; pilot program.
  • HB2448: Admission to bail; expiration and extension of recognizance, notice to bail bondsman.
  • HB2449: Scholastic records; disclosure of directory information.
  • HB2450: Annexation; alternatives.
  • HB2680: Milk production; creates an income tax credit.
  • HB2723: Portable electronics insurance; issuing and correspondence.
  • HB2764: Voter registration; persons assisting with completion or collection of completed applications.
  • HJ869: Commending the James Madison University women's lacrosse team.
  • HJ871: Celebrating the life of Anthony R. Whetzel.
  • HB1: Scholastic records; prohibited access to directory information.
  • HB93: Issuance of temporary license, permit, or special identification card; alien paroled into the U.S.
  • HB512: Sales & use tax; prohibits accelerated collection of payments from retail merchants & other dealers.
  • HB513: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; implementation of certification programs.
  • HB1142: Qualification of fiduciary without security; possession of assets, etc., by guardian, etc.
  • HB1144: Voter registration; persons assisting with the return of signed voter registration applications.
  • HB1146: Real property tax; land use valuation.
  • HB1149: Credential cards without a photograph; issuance by DMV; penalties.
  • HB1150: Pavement sealants; containing coal tar prohibited.
  • HB1152: Beehive grant program; DACS and Consumer Services to cease reviewing applications for funding.
  • HB1153: Commercial driver's licenses, restricted; issuance for non-driving offenses, penalties.
  • HB1156: Teacher licensure; endorsement in dual language instruction pre-kindergarten through grade six.
  • HB1158: Death certificates; medical certification, electronic filing, hospice.
  • HB1220: Food protection managers; regulations.
  • HB1399: Broadway, Town of; amending charter, November municipal elections.
  • HB1537: Animal boarding establishments; clarifies definition of boarding establishment.
  • HB1595: Vested rights; owners of property not required to retrofit existing landscape cover materials.
  • HJ128: Celebrating the life of John Robert Brady.
  • HJ330: Commending the Brent Berry Food Drive.
  • HJ435: Celebrating the life of Ronald E. Carrier.
  • HR182: Commending the National Federation of Independent Business.
  • HB2075: Commercial driver's license; instruction in comprehensive community colleges.
  • HB2076: State Water Control Board; stormwater management programs, regulations, professional license.
  • HB2077: Emergency Services and Disaster Law of 2000; reference to firearms, emergency shelter.
  • HB2078: Alcoholic beverage control; annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license.
  • HB2079: Firearms; selling, bartering, etc., to persons not lawfully present in United States, penalty.
  • HB2080: Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; eligible employees.
  • HB2276: Death certificate; amendments other than correction of information.
  • HJ829: Commending the James Madison University football team.
  • HJ1033: Commending Carol Smith Fenn.
  • HJ1034: Commending Arthur Jerry Benson.
  • HJ1037: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Charles Weldon Wampler, Jr.
  • HR435: Commending Marshall Price.
  • HR436: Celebrating the life of Abram H. Clymer.
  • HB937: Vote centers; State Board of Elections to conduct pilot program.
  • HB938: Commercial driver's licenses; third party testers.
  • HB939: Motorcycles; auxiliary lighting.
  • HB940: Mechanics' liens; increases amount of lien, nonresident notice requirements.
  • HB942: School boards; reasonable access by certain youth groups.
  • HB943: Title to motor vehicle, manufactured home, etc.; lost certificate of title.
  • HB944: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; installation or use of landscape cover materials.
  • HB945: Annexation; extends current moratorium on city annexations and county immunity actions.
  • HB1246: Bail bondsmen; solicitation of business from person in court, etc., penalty.
  • HB1250: Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Act; consolidation of programs, opt-out for locations.
  • HJ130: Commending the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.
  • HJ426: Commending Joseph S. Paxton.
  • HJ427: Commending the Rockingham County Fair.
  • HJ428: Commending Larry Shifflett.
  • HJ429: Celebrating the life of Jo Ellen Emswiler.
  • HB780: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program; distribution of benefits.
  • HB1118: Firearms; criminal background check for transfer, exemption for holders of concealed permits.
  • HB1698: Students; questionnaires and surveys requesting sexual information, etc.
  • HB1699: House of Delegates districts; technical adjustment to Districts 25 and 26 in Rockingham County.
  • HB1700: Motorcycles and autocycles; relating to brake lights.
  • HB1701: Neighborhood assistance tax; tax credit percentage for business firm or an individual.
  • HB2027: Weapons; prohibition at airports, exception for handguns.
  • HB2028: Scenic rivers; clarifies role of Scenic River Advisory Committees.
  • HB2029: Concealed handgun permits; background check, exemption for permit holders.
  • HB2314: Bail bondsmen and bail enforcement agents; license suspension when arrested for a felony, reporting.
  • HB2315: Vehicle registration or vehicle inspection; dismissal of summons for failure to renew, etc.
  • HB776: Surviving spouses of military members; eligibility for in-state tuition charges.
  • HB778: School boards, local; administration of student surveys and questionnaires.
  • HB780: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program; distribution of benefits.
  • HB786: Teachers and other school board employees; grounds for dismissal.
  • HB795: Waste kitchen grease; persons transporting to conspicuously display decal.
  • HB960: Retail Sales and Use Tax; modifies exemption for school supplies and clothing.
  • HB1076: Individuals with disabilities; terminology.
  • HB1118: Firearms; criminal background check for transfer, exemption for holders of concealed permits.
  • HJ177: United States Constitution; memorializing Congress of U. S. to propose Regulation Freedom Amendment.
  • HJ213: Commending the Virginia Environmental Professionals' Organization.
  • HJ410: Commending Myron Blosser.
  • HJ411: Commending the Broadway High School one-act team.
  • HJ412: Commending John F. Long, Jr.
  • HJ413: Commending June W. Hosaflook.
  • HJ471: Commending Friendship Industries Incorporated.
  • HJ5058: Commending the Spotswood High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ5060: Commending Thomas Harrison Middle School STEM Explorations Academy.
  • HB342: Deer or bear; person whose property may be damaged is authorized to kill.
  • HB1577: TANF; restrictions on use of cash assistance, not to access cash through electronic transaction.
  • HB1578: Local taxes; interest on refunds and delinquent taxes.
  • HB1947: Deer or turkey; authorizes Board of Game & Inland Fisheries to create separate special licenses.
  • HB1948: Tow truck drivers; definition of tow.
  • HB1974: Vehicle safety inspection; fees, calculation of future increases or decreases.
  • HB2089: Permits and other information; DEQ to transmit electronically air pollution control, etc.
  • HB2099: Fur-bearing animals; landowner may trap, etc., upon his land during closed season if damaging.
  • HB2293: Bail; minimum financial conditions.
  • HB2294: Inmates; carnal knowledge, expansion to include defendants on bond, penalty is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HJ960: Celebrating the life of David Lee Arnold.
  • HJ961: Commending Donald G. Harper.
  • HB20: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; constitutional rights of citizens to keep and bear arms.
  • HB95: Bear hound training; allows training of dogs to hunt bears to occur from 4:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • HB96: Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of statutes and regulations.
  • HB97: Motorcycles; driving two abreast in a single lane.
  • HB117: Taxes, local; interest on refunds and delinquent taxes.
  • HB336: Virginia Land Conservation Fund; distribution of revenues.
  • HB337: Professions and occupations; unlawful procurement of certificate, license, or permit.
  • HB338: Hunting licenses, special; create separate licenses for hunting of bear, deer, and turkey.
  • HB339: Budget development; each state agency to submit a prioritized list of its programs to Governor.
  • HB340: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program; requires organization must meet for tax credits.
  • HB341: Auditor of Public Accounts; procurement of private accountants and auditing firms.
  • HB342: Deer or bear; person whose property may be damaged are authorized to kill.
  • HB893: E-911 Services Board; Commonwealth Interoperability Coordinator to serve as advisor.
  • HJ394: Celebrating the life of Andrea Lynch Lohr.
  • HJ395: Celebrating the life of Specialist Levi Efrain Nuncio.
  • HJ525: Celebrating the life of John Boyd Noftsinger, Jr., Ed.D.
  • HB1411: Reckless handling of firearms; revocation of hunting license.
  • HB1553: Deer, bear or turkey hunting; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to establish separate licenses.
  • HB1554: Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations.
  • HB1555: Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; definition of small business.
  • HB1556: Bear hound training; allows training of dogs to hunt bears to occur at night.
  • HB1713: Presumption against admission to bail; adds to list of crimes committed.
  • HB1714: Identity Theft Passport; provisions for issuance.
  • HB1715: Conservation easements; removes requirement that person recording easement mail certified copy.
  • HB1756: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for sales of nongraded U.S. gold or silver bullion coins.
  • HB1757: Victims of domestic violence; expands Address Confidentiality Program to all jurisdictions in State.
  • HB1758: Local roads; cities and towns responsible for construction programs.
  • HB1759: Agriculture and Consumer Services, Board of; presidents of VPISU & VSU may appoint designees, etc.
  • HB1760: Stormwater management fees; localities shall provide waivers to federal, state, etc., agencies.
  • HB1889: Tracking dogs; may be used to find wounded or dead bear or deer.
  • HJ554: Celebrating the life of Specialist Brian Michael Anderson, United States Army.
  • HJ555: Commending Donald J. Ford.
  • HJ887: Commending Caitlin Connor Uze.
  • HJ979: Celebrating the life of Billie Ray Burchett.