Del. Atoosa Reaser (D-Loudoun)

Photo of Atoosa Reaser
Party
Democratic
District
27: County of Loudoun (part)
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2025
Copatroning Habits
94% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 100% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 72% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

The Center Square: Court-appointed attorneys could see a major pay cap raise

February 27, 2024 | 3:41 pm
  

CBS 6 News Richmond WTVR: Why they want Virginia schools to educate teens on the dangers of hazing

February 5, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

WRIC ABC 8News: Virginia lawmaker proposing increased pay for court-appointed attorneys, effort to improve criminal justice system

January 2, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia: Meet the 34 new members of the House of Delegates

November 25, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

Loudoun Now: Loudoun School Leaders Want State to Act on JLARC Report, Outlines Legislative Priorities

November 9, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

Delegate Atoosa Reaser Provides Comments on House of Delegates Budget

February 23, 2024
February 23, 2024 Contact: [email protected] STERLING, VA– Following the passage of the budget from The Virginia House of Delegates Appropriations Committee, Delegate Atoosa Reaser (HD-27) issued the following statement: “The Budget passed this week by the House Appropriations committees shows the commitment to creating an economy for hardworking Virginians, delivering a world-class education, protecting our […] The post Delegate Atoosa Reaser Provides Comments on House of Delegates Budget appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Va. lawmakers pass bill requiring hazing training in high schools

February 22, 2024
Virginia legislators have passed a bill requiring hazing awareness and prevention training at public high schools. The House passed Senate Bill 379 by a vote of 56-44 on Monday, with all 51 Democrats and five Republicans voting in support. The Senate unanimously approved it earlier this month.  It comes two years after Virginia lawmakers mandated hazing training at […] The post Va. lawmakers pass bill requiring hazing training in high schools appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

General Assembly Advances Bipartisan Legislation to Make Medicine More Affordable for Virginians

February 13, 2024
RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia General Assembly took steps today to rein in prescription drug prices in the Commonwealth. The Senate and House both passed bills to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB), which will allow Virginia to set reasonable rates for certain high-cost, burdensome prescription drugs. “This legislation isn’t just about lowering the cost […] The post General Assembly Advances Bipartisan Legislation to Make Medicine More Affordable for Virginians appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Virginia lawmaker proposing increased pay for court-appointed attorneys, effort to improve criminal justice system 

February 6, 2024
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Virginia lawmaker is proposing increasing pay for court-appointed attorneys in an effort to improve the criminal justice system. Delegate-elect Atoosa Reaser, D-Loudoun County, has pre-filed a bill that would raise Virginia’s pay cap for court-appointed attorneys — those assigned to defend individuals who can’t afford representation. A state report found that the state’s pay […] The post Virginia lawmaker proposing increased pay for court-appointed attorneys, effort to improve criminal justice system  appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

WTVR: Why they want Virginia schools to educate teens on the dangers of hazing

February 5, 2024
RICHMOND, Va. — Speaking before Virginia lawmakers Monday morning, Delegate Atoosa Reaser, (D-Loundon County) spoke in support of legislation that would further enhance Adam’s Law, named after VCU freshman Adam Oakes. Oakes died in February 2021 from alcohol poisoning after a hazing incident while pledging to the Delta Chi fraternity. Adam’s Law requires colleges and […] The post WTVR: Why they want Virginia schools to educate teens on the dangers of hazing appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Reaser Report, Week 4

February 5, 2024
Welcome to week four of the Reaser Report! This newsletter will provide weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox!  From now until Crossover, which is February 13th, you can expect your legislators to spend long days in committee and on the floor. Crossover is the deadline by which all bills […] The post Reaser Report, Week 4 appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Reaser Report, Week 3

January 29, 2024
Welcome to week three of the Reaser Report! This newsletter will provide weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox!  After the craziness from the first few weeks of the session, I wanted to take a minute to break down what a session is and what actually happens!  Do you remember […] The post Reaser Report, Week 3 appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Reaser Report, Week 2

January 22, 2024
Welcome to week two of the Reaser Report, our newsletter providing weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox!  On January 13th, a beautiful sunny Saturday, family and friends traveled to Richmond for my ceremonial swearing-in to the House of Delegates. Thank you to everyone who filled the chamber and joined […] The post Reaser Report, Week 2 appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Reaser Report, Week 1

January 14, 2024
Welcome to the Reaser Report! This weekly newsletter will provide you with updates on the legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox! The first day of the session began with the freshman Delegate-Elects swearing-in on the House of Delegates floor. I am incredibly honored and proud to be the first Iranian American to be elected […] The post Reaser Report, Week 1 appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Last Tuesday’s Primary Elections

June 26, 2023
Following yesterday’s primary elections, Loudoun County School Board Member and Democratic Nominee for the House of Delegates (District 27) Atoosa Reaser issued the following statement: “Congratulations to all of the winning candidates in yesterday’s primaries. I look forward to working with you to take back the General Assembly this November, and afterwards in Richmond to […] The post Last Tuesday’s Primary Elections appeared first on Atoosa Reaser for Delegate.

Bills

  • HB102: Court-appointed counsel; raises the limitation of fees.
  • HB105: Resale Disclosure Act; resale certificate, fees.
  • HB281: Child day programs; use of office buildings, waiver of zoning requirements.
  • HB383: Real estate board; continuing education requirements for real estate brokers and salespersons.
  • HB392: Virginia Petroleum Products Franchise Act; agreements between jobber/distributors and dealers.
  • HB645: Electric vehicles; signs for parking spaces reserved for charging vehicles.
  • HB719: Public high schools; SOL curriculum guidelines for research-based hazing prevention instruction.
  • HB1028: Affordable housing; assisted living facilities.
  • HB1307: Higher educational institutions, baccalaureate public; student application fees, report.
  • HB1402: Health insurance; pharmacy benefits managers, reporting requirements, civil penalty.
  • HB1490: Absentee voting in person; voter satellite offices, days and hours of operation.
  • HR138: Commending Jeff Morse.
  • HR139: Commending Brenda Sheridan.