Delegate Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)

Photo of Betsy Carr
Party
Democratic
District
69: County of Chesterfield (part); City of Richmond (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Appropriations, General Laws, Rules, Transportation
Website
betsycarr.org
Copatroning Habits
56% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 64% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 49% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
12.5% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Richmond.com: First lady sees progress in feeding Va.'s hungry schoolchildren, but many remain unfed

September 19, 2016
First lady sees progress in feeding Va.'s hungry schoolchildren, but many remain unfedVirginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe (left) and former NBA star Charles Oakley visit with third-graders Tyrik Whitted (left) and Atiba Wood at Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School, along with Del. Betsy Carr, D-Chesterfield (standing, behind Tyrik ...

Washington Blade: Va. House committee approves religious freedom bill

February 11, 2016
Joseph Yost (R-Giles County), David Bulova (D-Fairfax County), Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Luke Torian (D-Prince William County), Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) and Daun Sessoms Hester (D-Norfolk) voted against the bill. State Del. Christopher Peace ...and more »

Heavy.com: Courtney Stewart Photos: Pictures of Huguenot High School Teacher

March 11, 2016
From August 2010 until July 2011, Stewart worked as an intern for Democratic Virginia delegate Betsy Carr. Since then, Stewart has worked as a teacher, since September 2013, she's been a Biology and Earth Science teacher as well as "providing ...and more »

Patch.com: Hillary Clinton to Campaign Monday at GMU in Fairfax City

February 28, 2016
?It is my honor to endorse Hillary Clinton's candidacy for president,? said Del. John Bell (D-87th District), who was expected to campaign Sunday for Clinton in Loudoun County. ?Hillary Clinton is the most experienced candidate and is the type of ...and more »

Richmond.com: Primary race in Preston's House district is area's most crowded

June 6, 2015
Primary race in Preston's House district is area's most crowdedThe candidates are Lashrecse D. Aird, chairman of the Petersburg Democratic Committee and a former staff member for then-Del. Rosalyn R. Dance; Larry D. Brown Sr., a pastor and bail bondsman; William H. ?Mouse? Jones, a community activist and concert ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Betsy Carr’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 46 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB693: Income tax, state; adjusts standard deduction for inflation.
  • HB1193: Line of Duty Act; probation and parole officers.
  • HB529: Treasury Board; changes required number of meetings.
  • HB530: Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions.
  • HB691: Workplace safety; employer reporting requirements for work-related incidents.
  • HB692: Cities and towns; payments for maintenance of certain highways.
  • HB693: Income tax, state; adjusts standard deduction for inflation.
  • HB934: Police and court records; expungement of certain misdemeanors.
  • HB959: Women's Right to Vote, Commission for Commemoration of Centennial of; established.
  • HB960: Fines under certain local ordinances; payment to local school division and Literary Fund.
  • HB1193: Line of Duty Act; probation and parole officers.
  • HB1287: Behind-the-wheel and knowledge examinations; retake of examinations.
  • HJ92: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters, restoration of civil rights
  • HJ93: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission, created.
  • HJ259: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Franklin P. Hall.
  • HJ260: Celebrating the life of Maggie Lee Dixon Ingram.
  • HJ261: Celebrating the life of Drew St. John Carneal.
  • HJ262: Celebrating the life of Ashby B. Allen.
  • HJ263: Celebrating the life of George Burbank Walker.
  • HJ264: Celebrating the life of Derek Jerrell Henderson.
  • HJ265: Commending Marshall W. Butler, Jr.
  • HJ266: Commending Mongrel.
  • HJ267: Commending the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
  • HJ341: Commending the Tuskegee Airmen Motorcycle Club of Richmond.
  • HJ342: Commending New Deliverance Evangelistic Church.
  • HJ535: Commending Helen Montague Foster, M.D.
  • HB1345: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain light bulbs.
  • HB1346: Income tax, state; payment of refunds.
  • HB1347: Habitual offenders; intervention interview.
  • HB1348: Telecommunication records; warrant requirement, prohibition on collection by law enforcement.
  • HB1349: Search of electronic device without warrant prohibited.
  • HB1500: Overdoses; definition.
  • HB1501: Highway maintenance; bases payments to cities and towns on lane-miles of highways.
  • HB1502: Highway maintenance; payments to certain cities.
  • HB1680: Employment applications; inquiries regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions.
  • HB1681: Workplace safety; employer reporting requirements.
  • HB2280: Law enforcement and other entities; use of body-worn camera system.
  • HB2281: Commission for the Commemoration of the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote.
  • HJ604: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ624: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created.
  • HJ688: Commending Rostovs Coffee and Tea.
  • HJ689: Celebrating the life of Fannie Gunst Straus Rosenthal.
  • HJ690: Celebrating the life of Bette Worsham Hawkins Dunford.
  • HJ691: Celebrating the life of Beverly Lynn Ward Reynolds.
  • HJ700: Commending Elk Hill.
  • HJ706: Constitutional amendment; congressional and state legislative districts.
  • HJ711: Commending Mount Olive Baptist Church.
  • HJ781: Commending the Virginia Public Safety Foundation.
  • HJ782: Commending Frank Robinson.
  • HJ783: Celebrating the life of Cornelius Wright Sherman.
  • HJ784: Commending the Richmond Peace Education Center.
  • HJ785: Commending the National Association of Women Business Owners Richmond Chapter.
  • HJ786: Celebrating the life of Sally Clay Estes Flinn.
  • HJ840: Celebrating the life of John Early McDonald, Jr.
  • HJ951: Celebrating the life of Baylies Brewster.
  • HJ952: Commending the Richmond Metropolitan Area Group of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.
  • HJ953: Celebrating the life of Thelma Anthony Jones-Hawthorne.
  • HJ954: Celebrating the life of William W. Stanton VI.
  • HJ955: Commending Binford Middle School.
  • HJ956: Celebrating the life of McEva R. Bowser.
  • HJ957: Commending William David Rice.
  • HB89: Income tax, state; Tax Commissioner and State Comptroller to implement procedures for tax refunds.
  • HB556: Restoration of civil right to vote; felon eligible to vote upon completion of sentence.
  • HB557: Overdoses; safe reporting.
  • HB810: Firearms; willful discharge resulting in permanent physical impairment, Class 6 felony.
  • HB813: Electronic devices; search without warrant prohibited.
  • HB814: Cellular telephone, etc.; warrant requirement for use as tracking device.
  • HB817: Telecommunications records; warrant requirement for certain records to be retrieved.
  • HB882: Alcoholic beverage control; sale of cider in any size containers allowable for wine, etc.
  • HJ69: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created.
  • HJ70: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ71: Carillon Advisory Committee; designating in 2014 as World War I 100th Anniversary Committee in Va.
  • HJ134: Commending T. K. Somanath.
  • HJ135: Commending the First Freedom Center.
  • HJ136: Commending the Southside Community Development & Housing Corporation.
  • HJ137: Commending the Carillon Civic Association.
  • HJ138: Commending the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.
  • HJ139: Commending the Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court.
  • HJ140: Commending the Greater Richmond Multiple Myeloma Support Group.
  • HJ141: Commending the Boy Scouts of America Heart of Virginia Council.
  • HJ220: Celebrating the life of Sheronda Faye Woody.
  • HJ221: Celebrating the life of Myrtle J. Spain Crawford.
  • HJ222: Celebrating the life of Michael Joseph Ripp.
  • HJ224: Commending the Honorable Dwight Clinton Jones.
  • HJ225: Commending Equality Virginia.
  • HJ226: Commending the Senior Connections of the Capital Area Agency on Aging on its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ228: Commending The Virginia Home.
  • HJ291: Celebrating the life of Ellen G. Trammell.
  • HJ292: Celebrating the life of Percy J. Minor, Sr.
  • HJ293: Celebrating the life of Lacy Green Walker.
  • HJ294: Commending the Virginia Production Alliance.
  • HJ299: Commending the Micah Initiative.
  • HJ427: Celebrating the life of Benjamin Adelbert Thorp IV.
  • HJ428: Commending the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.
  • HJ5090: Celebrating the life of Ronne Toker Jacobs.
  • HJ5107: Commending the Virginia Opera Association, Inc.
  • HJ5195: Celebrating the life of Edith Logan Sheppard Ott.
  • HJ5196: Celebrating the life of Cynthia B. Creasy.
  • HJ5197: Celebrating the life of Charles R. Nicholson, Sr.
  • HJ5198: Commending Community Idea Stations.
  • HJ5243: Commending the Richmond Jazz Society.
  • HR36: Commending T. K. Somanath.
  • HR37: Commending Sixth Baptist Church.
  • HR38: Commending Legend Brewing Company.
  • HR39: Commending the First Freedom Center.
  • HR40: Commending the Southside Community Development & Housing Corporation.
  • HR53: Celebrating the life of Norvell G. Rice.
  • HR54: Commending the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.
  • HB832: Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of revenue to localities based on school-age population.
  • HB1701: Driver's license applicants; person who fails DMV exam 3 times must take VA Driver's Manual course.
  • HB1702: Counseling, Board of; confirmation of appointments by General Assembly.
  • HB1896: Virginia ports; change in ownership or concession.
  • HB1897: Cellular telephone or other electronic devices; warrant required for search.
  • HB1899: Candidate petitions; appeal of disqualification for insufficient signatures.
  • HB1901: Fines under certain local ordinances; paid to local school division and Literary Fund.
  • HB1902: Marriage and family therapy; licensure of practitioners.
  • HB1903: Cellular phone; use as tracking device.
  • HB1904: Warrants; requirement for certain telecommunications records.
  • HB1905: Restoration of civil rights; automatically eligible to vote upon completion of his sentence.
  • HB2177: Counseling, Board of; qualification of members, etc.
  • HB2307: Income tax, state; individuals allowed to have their refunds mailed to their addresses. Emergency.
  • HJ124: Public Safety Memorial; requests Governor to include names of state and local parole officers, etc.
  • HJ613: Commending the Sitter and Barfoot Veterans Care Center.
  • HJ627: Celebrating the life of Judy Ann Baughan Lankford.
  • HJ628: Celebrating the life of Anne Folkes Miller.
  • HJ660: Celebrating the life of Tazewell Ellett III.
  • HJ661: Celebrating the life of John Wesley Pearsall.
  • HJ662: Celebrating the life of Laila Wheary Pearsall.
  • HJ663: Constitutional amendment; Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created (first reference).
  • HJ664: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain persons convicted of felonies.
  • HJ691: Commending the cricket leagues of Virginia.
  • HJ710: Celebrating the life of Ranjit Kumar Sen.
  • HJ725: Commending the Asian American Society of Central Virginia.
  • HJ726: Celebrating the life of Henry Snead Martin, Jr., D.D.S.
  • HJ733: Commending J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
  • HJ743: Commending the Virginia Mentoring Partnership.
  • HJ788: Commending Virginia FREE.
  • HJ789: Celebrating the life of Ruby Ethel Giles Turner.
  • HJ790: Commending the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities.
  • HJ791: Commending the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community.
  • HJ934: Commending the Intertribal Women's Circle.
  • HJ962: Commending the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
  • HJ963: Celebrating the life of Mohammad Taib.
  • HJ964: Commending the Reverend Dr. Earl M. Brown.
  • HR221: Celebrating the life of William Joseph Connelly.
  • HR222: Celebrating the life of Joseph Brent Freeman.
  • HB830: Arts and cultural districts; allows a locality to create more than one.
  • HB831: Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB832: Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of revenue to localities based on school-age population.
  • HB833: At Home in Virginia; designating as official state song.
  • HB834: Fines and fees; imposed under certain local ordinances are to be paid to school division, etc.
  • HB1189: Public schools; student data requests.
  • HJ124: Public Safety Memorial; requests Governor to include names of state and local parole officers, etc.
  • HJ125: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies, etc.
  • HJ150: Celebrating the life of Julia Anderson Williams.
  • HJ159: Commending RideFinders.
  • HJ191: Commending Tucker Pavilion.
  • HJ241: Commending Bishop Peter James Lee.
  • HJ502: Commending Iris E. Holliday.
  • HJ503: Commending Carole Weinstein.
  • HJ504: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Marjorie Leeper Booker.
  • HJ520: Commending Boy Scout Troop 400.
  • HJ521: Commending the Richmond Free Press.
  • HJ522: Commending the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild.
  • HB2321: Virginia Free File tax program; Tax Commissioner to renegotiate agreement with Consortium of Va.
  • HB2524: Firearms; prohibition of sale, etc., of magazines that hold 20 or more rounds of ammunition.
  • HJ610: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies.
  • HJ611: Celebrating the life of Samuel Dale Phillips.
  • HJ712: Commending the South Richmond Adult Day Care Center.
  • HJ939: Commending Richmond City Public Schools.
  • HB834: Delmarva Peninsula Compact; repeals provision therefor.
  • HB835: Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB836: Social security numbers; no state or local agency may collect under certain circumstances.
  • HB837: Taxation, Department of; limiting contact with taxpayers via email.
  • HB838: Correctional facilities, local; use of state funds for local alternative incarceration programs.
  • HB839: Literary Fund; fines under local ordinances to be transmitted to state treasury & deposited in Fund.
  • HB1265: Professional corporations; includes certified interior designers in organizations managed by board.
  • HJ116: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies.
  • HJ177: Commending the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
  • HJ360: Celebrating the life of Andrew Lucius Turner, Jr.
  • HJ409: Commending Ben Youngstone.
  • HJ474: Commending the City of Richmond on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the consolidation of the