Senator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Photo of Adam Ebbin
Party
Democratic
District
30: Alexandria City (Part), Arlington County (Part), Fairfax County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, General Laws and Technology, Privileges and Elections
Age
53
Website
adamebbin.com
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 89% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 59% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
9.4% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Inside NoVA: Local legislators anticipate a rough 2017 session in Richmond

December 1, 2016
?I don't think we're going to see anything that costs the state money,? state Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-30th) said during a work session with Arlington County Board members on Nov. 29. ?We're short of funds; there won't be any new programs,? Ebbin predicted.

Arlington Connection: Aging in Arlington

November 15, 2016
State Sen. Adam Ebbin (right) tells elderly residents in Arlington that the state legislature will unlikely meet funding requests made by the Northern Virginia Aging Network. Del. Charniele Herring (center) encouraged citizens to travel to Richmond to ...No push from Arlington to rename Jefferson Davis HighwayInside NoVAall 2 news articles »

Washington Post: Not so fast: Alexandria's Confederate symbols will stay put for now

November 30, 2016
Not so fast: Alexandria's Confederate symbols will stay put for now?What we heard last night is they don't want to go forward with it for political reasons, because it would hurt their personal standing,? he said. State Sen. Adam Ebbin (D), the senior local legislator, told the council that there was no reason to ...and more »

Daily Caller: Legislators Shut Down Alexandria's Attempt To Move Confederate Statue

December 1, 2016
Legislators Shut Down Alexandria's Attempt To Move Confederate Statue... statue would be doomed to fail from the start and hurt their standing within the General Assembly. ?It wouldn't help us advance the rest of our priorities, and it's not a productive use of our time,? Democratic State Sen. Adam Ebbin told the ...

Alexandria Times: City council adopts 2017 legislative agenda

December 1, 2016
Adam Ebbin (D-30), George Barker (D-39) and Dick Saslaw (D- 35). The general assembly's 2017 legislative session begins January ... Ebbin noted the introduction of legislation by state Sen. Scott Surovell (D-36), whose district lies just south of ...

These are all of the video clips of Adam Ebbin’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 193 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB10: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • SB373: Alcoholic beverage control; food sale requirements for businesses.
  • SB403: Virginia Energy Storage Consortium: created, terms of Board members, report.
  • SB782: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • SB783: Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • SB784: Marijuana offenses; driver's license forfeiture, etc.
  • SB792: Absentee voting; entitles persons age 65 or older on date of an election to vote absentee.
  • SB819: Alexandria, City of; Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) system permit, Potomac River outfall.
  • SJ2: Constitutional amendment marriage; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ50: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office.
  • SJ216: Constitutional amendment marriage; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ217: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SB8: Payday loan offices and motor vehicle title loan offices; distance from casino facility.
  • SB10: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • SB12: Public employment; prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • SB104: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple possession, reduces penalties for distribution.
  • SB299: Amber lights, flashing; allows publicly owned or operated transit buses to use.
  • SB300: Firearms, loaded; carrying in public while under influence.
  • SB301: Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
  • SB302: Firearms; access by children; penalty.
  • SB303: Elections, State Board of; meetings to hear complaints.
  • SB304: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; orientation session on ethics and conflicts, etc.
  • SB305: DPOR; notices in English and Spanish regarding handling of asbestos.
  • SB306: Marriage license; authorization for marriage officiant.
  • SB322: Telephone systems within local, etc., correctional facilities; rates and commissions or fees.
  • SB324: Willful failure to pay wages.
  • SB327: Driver's license; marijuana possession.
  • SB373: Alcoholic beverage control; food sale requirements for businesses.
  • SB403: Virginia Energy Storage Consortium: created, terms of Board members, report.
  • SB420: Voter registration; information required on voter registration application.
  • SB424: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; issuance of photo-identification cards.
  • SB431: High-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes; unpaid tolls and civil penalties.
  • SB435: Immigrant Assistance, Office of; created.
  • SB481: Vacant building; registration with cities and towns.
  • SB710: Composition of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact of 1966.
  • SB711: Women's Right to Vote, Commission for Commemoration of Centennial of; established.
  • SB771: Confidentiality of information about victims of certain crimes.
  • SB772: Officers of elections; State Board of Elections to provide training online.
  • SJ2: Constitutional amendment marriage; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ50: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office.
  • SJ87: Multifamily residential dwellings; VHC to study mandatory recycling programs.
  • SJ169: Celebrating the life of Dana McLeod.
  • SJ186: Commending the Arlington County Civic Federation.
  • SJ215: Celebrating the life of Tiffany May Joslyn.
  • SB299: Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants.
  • SB663: Community college mental health services; Virginia Community College System to create pilot program.
  • SB682: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • SB686: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession, penalty.
  • SB688: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • SB857: Hospitals; required notice to patients.
  • SB1002: Local workforce investment boards; pay-for-performance contract strategy incentives.
  • SB1004: Electronic cigarettes and other vapor products; state tax created, localities authorized to impose.
  • SB1005: Income tax, state; refund payments.
  • SB1178: Firearms; numerous changes to laws regarding.
  • SB1179: Firearms; access by children; penalty.
  • SB1180: Custody and visitation agreements; court to consider best interests of the child.
  • SB1181: Nondiscrimination in public employment.
  • SB1210: Retail sales and transient occupancy taxes on room rentals.
  • SB1211: Gender-specific references; revisions to certain terms in the Code of Virginia.
  • SB1212: Watercraft; raises sales and use tax.
  • SB1213: Human Trafficking, Advisory Council on; established, report, sunset provision.
  • SB1214: Alexandria, City of; amending charter, changes certain powers of mayor, city council, etc.
  • SB1215: Ivory and rhinoceros horn; person who imports, sells, etc.
  • SB1289: State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act.
  • SB1298: Incompetent defendants; capital murder charges.
  • SB1444: Driver's license; forfeiture if marijuana possession.
  • SJ1: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ214: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage.
  • SJ215: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office.
  • SJ216: United States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment.
  • SJ276: Driver's license; federal requirement suspension upon conviction of a drug offense.
  • SJ337: Commending Robert G.Templin.
  • SJ365: Commending Mary Hughes Hynes.
  • SJ366: Commending Walter Tejada.
  • SJ367: Commending Abby Raphael.
  • SB1: Hybrid electric motor vehicles; repeals annual license tax, refunds.
  • SB22: Suicide; abolishes common-law crime.
  • SB27: Income tax, state; Tax Commissioner and State Comptroller to implement procedures for tax refunds.
  • SB264: Fare enforcement inspectors; appointed to enforce fares for use of mass transit facilities.
  • SB265: Conflicts of Interests Acts, State and Local Government and General Assembly; disclosure forms.
  • SB299: Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants.
  • SB300: Alcoholic beverage control; certain licensees to provide information to consumer.
  • SB320: Paper and plastic bags, disposable; localities in Planning District 8 authorized to impose.
  • SB321: Charter; City of Alexandria.
  • SB322: Human trafficking, Commission on Prevention of; established, report.
  • SB333: Absentee ballots; requirements of voter.
  • SB503: Notaries; legal advice on immigration, etc.,non-English advertising, notice requirement.
  • SB604: Immigrant Assistance, Office of; created.
  • SB663: Community college mental health services; Virginia Community College System to create pilot program.
  • SJ1: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ53: Public officials; joint subcommittee to study creation of a State Ethics Commission, etc.
  • SJ163: Commending Equality Virginia.
  • SJ164: Commending the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
  • SJ165: Commending Bonnie Baxley.
  • SJ166: Commending Third Baptist Church.
  • SJ183: Commending Lieutenant Juan Torres.
  • SJ184: Commending the Virginia Department of Corrections.
  • SJ185: Commending the Agudas Achim Congregation.
  • SJ5013: Commending the Wakefield High School boys' basketball team.
  • SJ5045: Commending the Northern Virginia Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO.
  • SJ5069: Commending Signature Theatre.
  • SJ5082: Commending Greenbrier Learning Center.
  • SJ5083: Commending Billy Mills.
  • SB258: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • SB581: Fairfax County school board; staggered elections.
  • SB871: Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors, VA Board for; notice to asbestos workers, disciplinary action.
  • SB961: Open burning; Board of Housing and Community Development to promulgate regulations.
  • SB962: Officers of election; local electoral board may appoint person 17 years of age, requirements.
  • SB963: Officers of election; officers may be assigned to work in multiple precincts on election day.
  • SB964: Elections; extension of polling hours from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • SB965: Firearms; failure to report those lost or stolen, penalty.
  • SB966: Assault and battery; adds magistrates within enhanced penalty provision.
  • SB967: Absentee ballot; persons applying to provide reason cannot vote at polling place, etc.
  • SB968: Absentee ballots; officers of election shall not reject ballot if middle name is not on envelope.
  • SB969: Lewd and lascivious cohabitation; eliminates crime.
  • SB970: Paper and plastic bags; imposes fee of $0.05 on those used by purchasers to carry tangible property.
  • SB1012: State legislative buildings; prohibits possession of firearms in Capitol of Va., etc., exception.
  • SB1102: Emissions inspection; minimum miles per gallon rating required to be exempt from testing.
  • SB1109: Firearms; prohibiting selling, etc., to certain persons.
  • SB1232: Firearms; criminal history information check required to sell.
  • SB1233: Tuition, in-state; eligibility of student, approval for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
  • SB1273: Prostitution, forced; vacating conviction, expungement of police and court records.
  • SB1354: Virtual school programs; regulations requirement by Board of Education.
  • SJ319: Constitutional amendment; contributions to defined benefit retirement plans.
  • SJ367: Constitutional amendment; appointment of electoral boards & officers of election (first reference).
  • SJ399: Commending the State of Israel.
  • SB257: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • SB258: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • SB259: Human trafficking; Board of Education to provide information for local school division staff.
  • SB260: Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value procurement by certain localities.
  • SB261: Virginia Preschool Initiative Local Grant Program; created.
  • SB262: Microenterprise Investment Grant Fund and Program; created.
  • SB263: Public employment; prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, etc.
  • SB264: Following too closely; includes bicycles, electric personal assistive mobility devices, mopeds, etc.
  • SB265: Child abuse or neglect; athletic coach or director of public school, etc. required to report to DSS.
  • SB568: Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan; coverage for certain children and pregnant women.
  • SB569: Child-placing agencies; prohibits DSS from contracting or funding those agencies that discriminate.
  • SB581: Fairfax County school board; staggered elections.
  • SJ52: High capacity transit; Transportation Board to make priority for funding by State.
  • SJ53: Elderly and incapacitated adults; Crime Commission to study ways to prevent, etc., exploitation.
  • SJ93: Solitary confinement; JLARC to study uses including segregation, isolation, etc., by DOC.
  • SJ205: Commending James C. Rees IV.
  • SJ230: Celebrating the life of Judith Lee Utterback Lowe.
  • SJ231: Commending the Alexandria Library on the occasion of its 75th anniversary as a public library.
  • SJ232: Commending Polaris Project.
  • SR15: Commending Hadassah, the Womens Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
  • SR508: Commending the City of Alexandrias observance of the Days of Remembrance.
  • HB1110: Unauthorized account access; Class 1 misdemeanor for person accessing password-protected database.
  • HB1111: School calendar; certain school divisions granted waiver from regular opening schedule.
  • HB1112: P-16 Education Council; established, reports.
  • HB1113: Abduction or pandering; forfeiture of vehicle when involving a minor.
  • HB1114: Impersonation; Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who assumes identity of another.
  • HB1115: Virginia Waterways Clean Up and Consumer Choice Act; paper and plastic bag fee.
  • HB1116: Public employment; prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, etc.
  • HB1117: Highway work zones; increases penalty for speeding violation.
  • HB1222: Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund; established.
  • HB1223: HOT lanes; requires shoulder widths are sufficient for safe operation of transit vehicles.
  • HB1278: Income tax, state; changes filing and estimated tax returns date.
  • HB858: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain publicly owned museum records.
  • HB2009: Incandescent light bulbs; bans sale or distribution in State, effective July 1, 2010.
  • HB2010: Paper and plastic bags; imposes fee on those used by purchasers to carry tangible personal property.
  • HB2011: Pedestrians; prohibits crossing of railroad grade crossings if train is present or approaching.
  • HB2012: Appliances, certain; bans sale or distribution in State of any clothes washer, dehumidifer, etc.
  • HB2013: Alcoholic mixed beverages; ABC Board to grant annual special events licenses to local governments.
  • HB2014: Alcoholic mixed beverages; ABC Board to grant annual special events licenses to local governments.
  • HB2015: Elections; hours that polls are open for voting, makes conforming changes to absentee voting laws.
  • HB2016: Abduction and kidnapping; definition.
  • HB2385: Discrimination; prohibited in public employment based on race, color, religion, etc.
  • HB2386: Pedestrians and drivers; responsibilities thereof at marked & unmarked crosswalks.
  • HB2387: Green Public Buildings Act; certain new or renovated buildings to be built to certain standards.
  • HB2388: Uniform Statewide Building Code; DGS to act as building official to determine compliance therewith.
  • HB2590: Financial accounting and reporting system; establish alternative system for postemployment benefits.
  • HB2596: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; amends Compact relating to Board membership, etc.
  • HJ706: High school graduation; joint subcommittee to study ways to increase rate in State.
  • HJ844: Commending Macedonia Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ989: Commending Escuela Bolivia, Inc. on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
  • HJ994: Commending Equality Virginia on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • HB852: Governmental employees; repeals provisions that prohibit bargaining with labor union.
  • HB853: Service dogs; persons training entitled to be accompanied thereby in public places.
  • HB854: Freedom of Information Act; local public bodies may meet by electronic communication.
  • HB855: Pedestrian and bicycle advisory committees, regional; VDOT to establish.
  • HB856: Rail Enhancement Fund; allows Director to waive certain requirements regarding project funding.
  • HB857: Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report.
  • HB858: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain publicly owned museum records.
  • HB859: Gift certificates; prohibited practices.
  • HB860: Elections, Board of; special emergency power.
  • HB861: Caregivers Grant Program; physician assistant or nurse practitioner to certify.
  • HB862: Alcoholic beverage control; alcohol content in prepared foods.
  • HB863: School boards; policies regarding certain activities.
  • HB864: Alcoholic mixed beverages; ABC Board to grant special events licenses to local governments.
  • HB865: Group life insurance; coverage to be extended to insure any class of persons.
  • HB1268: Higher educational institutions; crisis and emergency management plans.
  • HB1269: Alcoholic mixed beverages; allows licensee to make sangria.
  • HB1270: Pedestrians and drivers; sets out responsibilities at marked and unmarked crosswalks.
  • HB1271: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for local franchises, exception.
  • HB1493: Nondiscrimination; prohibits discrimination in state government employment based on race, etc.
  • HB1531: Railroad corporation and railway company; liability for injury.
  • HJ366: Commending Jack Moline.
  • HJ511: Commending the Organized Women Voters of Arlington on the occasion of its 85th anniversary.
  • HJ512: Commending Doris Jackson.
  • HJ513: Commending Carole Lopez.
  • HJ514: Commending Bread and Water for Africa.
  • HJ515: Commending the Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Community Association on its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ553: Commending the historic Town of Potomac on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HB857: Green Buildings Act; created, report.
  • HB970: License plates, special; issuance to members of Del Ray Citizens Association.
  • HB1586: Certificate for Driving; persons unable to establish legal presence to use for driving purposes.
  • HB2266: Driver's license, restricted; person may drive for health care service for person residing in house.
  • HB2267: Alexandria, City of; establishing arts and cultural districts.
  • HB2268: Local school boards; policies regarding certain activities.
  • HB2269: Statewide Independent Living Council and Statewide Independent Living Fund; report names of donors.
  • HB2270: Motor vehicle salespersons; sets conditions therefor can be licensed if not employed by dealer.
  • HB2271: School boards; required to annually review school crisis, emergency management, etc. response plans.
  • HB2548: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increase authorized in Northern Virginia localities.
  • HB2549: Student contact information; regulations of Board of Education concerning release of directory info.
  • HB2550: Discrimination; prohibited in public employment.
  • HB2551: Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created, report.
  • HB2552: Gift certificates; prohibit issuer thereof from charging maintenance fee, etc.
  • HB2553: Freedom of Information Act; allows governing body to meet electronically when state of emergency.
  • HB2554: Uniform Statewide Building Code; emergency communication equipment.
  • HB2555: Green Buildings Act; created, report.
  • HB2923: Human Trafficking, Commission On Prevention of; created, report.
  • HB2924: Extortion; withholding immigration document.
  • HB3166: Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report.
  • HB3167: Lead poisoning prevention; physicians to make available to parents information on dangers thereof.
  • HB3177: Conservator; requirements for sale of real estate.
  • HJ678: Constitutional amendment; relating to marriage (first reference).
  • HJ681: Changing climate; joint subcommittee too study risks, etc. created in State as a result thereof.
  • HJ682: Human trafficking; joint subcommittee to study.
  • HJ775: Lunar New Year & other Asian observances; importance to Asian & Pacific American communities.
  • HJ958: Commending the Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc.
  • HJ959: Commending School Nutrition Association of Virginia, Inc.
  • HR77: Commending the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • HR87: Commending School Nutrition Association of Virginia, Inc.
  • HB743: Statewide Independent Living Fund; created, report.
  • HB854: Senior citizens & adults w/disabilities; agency heads designate employee to review policy affecting.
  • HB855: Guardianship; petition by parent of incapacitated person.
  • HB856: Public Guardianship Program; authority to make funeral arrangements.
  • HB857: Green Buildings Act; created, report.
  • HB965: Human Trafficking Act; created, report.
  • HB966: Student records; parental consent to release such information to military recruiters.
  • HB967: Motor vehicle salesperson; amends definition.
  • HB968: Correctional Education, Bd. of; changes membership to provide appointments of teachers.
  • HB969: Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report.
  • HB970: License plates, special; issuance to members of Del Ray Citizens Association.
  • HB971: T.C. Williams High School; City of Alexandria School Bd. to set school calendar prior to Labor Day.
  • HB1003: Retail sales and use tax; increase in certain localities.
  • HB1452: Corrections, Board of; membership and powers, report.
  • HB1586: Certificate for Driving; persons unable to establish legal presence to use for driving purposes.
  • HB1613: Motor vehicle insurance license tax; revenue dedicated to mass transit.
  • HB5008: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increase of tax in certain localities.
  • HJ349: Commending the Reverend Doctor Leonard N. Smith.
  • HJ489: Commending Jackie Bong-Wright for her leadership in combating human trafficking.
  • HJ490: Commending Ruth Brannigan.
  • HJ491: Commending Patricia Tuttle-Newby.
  • HJ492: Commending the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ493: Commending The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary
  • HJ494: Commending John L. Porter.
  • HJ545: Commending the Pakistani American Community.
  • HJ546: Commending the National Congress of Vietnamese Americans on its 20th anniversary.
  • HJ547: Commending Tenants' and Workers United on its 20th anniversary.
  • HJ5008: Commending the Zeta Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., on its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ5026: Commending the Alexandria Red Cross.
  • HJ5171: Commending St. Elmo's Coffee Pub on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
  • HJ5172: Commending Empowered Women International and A Woman's Story Gallery.