Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

Photo of Tony Wilt
Party
Republican
District
34: County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg
Took Office
June 2010
Next Election
November 2025
Age
62
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
81% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 82% of them are Republicans. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
?
Bills Passed
50% in 2024
Bio

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

Recent Mentions in the Media

WRIC ABC 8News: Virginia lawmakers pass roadkill ownership bill

February 20, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

The Daily Progress: Oh deer. The Virginia House passed a roadkill bill.

February 19, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

The Hill: What’s for dinner? Bill to change roadkill laws passes Virginia House

February 12, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

InsideNoVa: Virginia House bill would let more people claim roadkill

February 10, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Virginia Mercury: Three interesting bills: claiming roadkill, food-to-beverage ratio and honey bees • Virginia Mercury

February 9, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

Virginia Police Benevolent Assocation Endorses Delegate Wilt

May 31, 2023
Harrisonburg – Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) announced Wednesday that the Virginia Police Benevolent Association has endorsed his reelection campaign as he seeks to represent the newly drawn House District 34. “The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is again proud to announce our endorsement of Tony Wilt for the Virginia House of Delegates. Delegate Wilt is a […]

Wilt to Seek Reelection in November

March 21, 2023
Harrisonburg – Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) announced Monday he is seeking reelection to the Virginia House of Delegates as the Republican nominee in the newly configured 34th House District. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg. I’m proud of what we have been […]

Session Update: Sine Die Report

March 1, 2023
On Saturday we adjourned the 2023 General Assembly Session sine die. Despite a political divide in the Senate that blocked the progress of some common-sense policies that had advanced through the House, we were still successful in passing a variety of legislation that serves all Virginians. Protecting RatepayersIn recent years much of my focus has […]

Session Halftime Report

February 10, 2023
At crossover, 12 of 15 bills we’ve carried have passed the House and continue to move forward in the process. I’m most encouraged by our efforts to drive down energy costs and ensure a reliable electric grid well into the future. Our bill to untie ourselves from the California Emissions mandate is essential for Virginians […]

Wilt Pro-Ratepayer Legislation Passes House Committee Unanimously

February 2, 2023
RICHMOND- On Thursday legislation patroned by Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) to restore State Corporation Commission (SCC) authority and protect ratepayers passed the House Commerce and Energy Committee Unanimously. “Today was a great day for Virginia consumers,” said Wilt. “Through a package of legislation that restores SCC authority, including our own, we are providing much needed […]

California Emissions Mandate Repeal Passes House

January 25, 2023
RICHMOND- On Wednesday legislation patroned by Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) repealing Virginia’s law tying Virginia to California’s Vehicle Emissions Mandate passed the House of Delegates. Under current law, Virginia is obligated to follow California’s emissions standard which requires 35% of all new car and light trucks sold in Virginia to be zero emission vehicles starting […]

Wilt Pursuing Agenda to Lower Costs for Virginians

January 11, 2023
RICHMOND- During the 2023 Virginia General Assembly Session Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) is pursuing legislation to ease the financial burden for Virginia families. With the Session officially getting underway Wednesday, Wilt has submitted bills to lower transportation and energy costs as part of his legislative package. “Inflation remains a major burden for low and middle […]

Following Report Demonstrating Positive Results, Obenshain and Wilt File Legislation to Continue Program Supporting Dairy Farmers

January 11, 2023
HARRISONBURG- On Monday Senator Mark Obenshain (R-Rockingham) and Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) filed a pair of bills to continue the Virginia Dairy Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program. This follows an encouraging report from the Virginia Department of Agriculture andConsumers Services (VDACS) that offers convincing evidence that the program met both the goals ofoffering tangible help […]

Wilt Introduces Legislation to Untangle Virginia from California Vehicle Emissions Standard

November 8, 2022
Harrisonburg- On Wednesday Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) filed legislation to untangle Virginia from the California Vehicle Emissions Standard, Advanced Clean Cars II. This standard calls for 100% of new passenger cars, light duty trucks and SUVs sold to be zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) by 2035. Practically speaking this will eliminate the allowable sale of internal […]

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 […]

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.

Bills

  • HB3: State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards.
  • HB1014: Public defender offices; establishes in City of Harrisonburg and County of Rockingham.
  • HB1015: Agricultural best management practices & agricultural equipment purchase tax credits; sunset date.
  • HB1016: Charitable gaming; modifies definition of 'organization.'
  • HB1017: Minors admitted to inpatient treatment; discharge plans.
  • HB1018: Investigators; powers, enforcement of certain tobacco laws.
  • HB1019: Health insurance; locality to allow local employees to participate in its group insurance programs.
  • HB1020: High school family life education curricula; programs on crime of sexual extortion.
  • HB1021: Community services boards, local; waiver usage flexibility.
  • HB1022: Law-enforcement officers, certain; universal certification, necessary training.
  • HB1023: Polling places; prohibited activities or conduct, application to locations for absentee voting.
  • HB1024: Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff; Department of Education shall review course.
  • HB1025: Deer, bear, turkey, or elk; claiming after struck by motor vehicle.
  • HB1026: Sex offenses against children; prohibits convicted person from working on school property, penalty.
  • HB1240: Sale of nicotine vapor product, alternative nicotine product, etc.; increases civil penalties.
  • HB1241: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; partial termination of certain time-shares.
  • HB1282: 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Medicaid Waivers; state plan amendments, program rule.
  • HB1508: Assessment of omitted taxes; erroneous payments.
  • HB839: Electric utilities; recovery of costs, rate adjustment clause proceedings, etc.
  • HB1378: State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards.
  • HB1459: Law-enforcement officers, retired state; retention of badge.
  • HB1660: Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program Fund; created, extends sunset provision.
  • HB2124: School psychologists; staffing flexibility, DOE to ensure process & criteria to obtain licensure.
  • HB2125: Charitable gaming; exemptions from certain requirements for specified organizations.
  • HB2126: Stormwater management & erosion & sediment control; installation of permanent gravel access roads.
  • HB2127: Two-wheeled motorcycles; passing certain stopped vehicles.
  • HB2128: Virginia Small Estate Act; funeral expenses and disposition, refusal to pay or deliver small asset.
  • HB2130: Renewable energy portfolio standard requirements; SCC may initiate proceedings, report.
  • HB2132: Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act; various changes to Act.
  • HB2133: State Fire Marshal; limitation on authority.
  • HB2263: Sex offenses; prohibiting proximity to children and school property, penalty.
  • HB2265: Industrial hemp; increases maximum THC concentration.
  • HB2267: Electric utilities; cost recovery, alternative to rate adjustment clause.
  • HB2428: Marijuana; advertising restrictions, penalties.
  • HJ604: Commending Adam Armstrong.
  • HJ721: Celebrating the life of Richard Hilton Collins.
  • 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.