Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

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17: Orange County (All), Spotsylvania County (Part), Fredericksburg City (All), Culpeper County (Part), Albemarle County (Part), Louisa County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2019
Courts of Justice, General Laws and Technology, Privileges and Elections, Rehabilitation and Social Services (Chair), Rules
Copatroning Habits
72% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 59% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 59% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
23.1% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: General Assembly Notebook: House panel backs mandatory minimum for killing police dogs

February 15, 2019
  RICHMOND ? Legislation that would require a mandatory minimum sentence of six months for anyone who maliciously kills or injures a police dog advanced ...

Fox News Insider: 'Extremely Heartbreaking': Virginia Lawmaker Slams 'Offensive' Late-Term Abortion Bill

January 31, 2019
  Virginia Republican State Senator Bryce Reeves said he's "appalled" by a proposed state law that would allow women to terminate a pregnancy up to the ...

The Daily Progress: Laufer, ex-city School Board member, to run for 17th District Senate seat

February 14, 2019
  Former Charlottesville School Board member Amy Laufer announced plans on Thursday to seek the Democratic nomination for the 17th District seat in the ...

Forbes: Do Democrats Want to Roll Back Consumer-Friendly Health Options?

February 15, 2019
  An estimated 1.7 million people who otherwise would be uninsured are expected to enroll in bridge health plans?for many their only realistic option for ...

Henrico Citizen: Bill would allow short-term health care plans

February 4, 2019
  A bill allowing health insurance carriers in Virginia to offer short-term health plans heads to full Senate despite public opposition. The bill, SB1240,

These are all of the video clips of Bryce Reeves’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2012. There are 104 video clips in all.


  • SB463: Drug crimes; disposition of forfeited property used in connection with the commission of crimes.
  • SB468: Line of Duty Act; death benefit eligibility, Department of Military Affairs employees.
  • SB476: School principals; incident reports.
  • SB481: Nonsuits; recommencement of action.
  • SB800: Trespass; civil action, vicarious liability.
  • SB1091: Rezoning and site plan approval; decommissioning solar energy equipment, etc.
  • SB1110: Alcoholic beverage control; local referendums.
  • SB1240: Health insurance; short-term, limited-duration plans.
  • SB1241: Veterans Services, Board of; increases membership and clarifies scope of responsibilities.
  • SB1242: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage restaurant license, penalties.
  • SB1243: Elections; date of June primary election.
  • SB1244: Voter registration; protected voter, foster parents.
  • SB1245: Alcoholic beverage control; annual mixed beverage special events licences, etc.
  • SB1246: Virginia National Guard; state active duty pay.
  • SB1247: Sale of caskets; preneed arrangements for funeral services.
  • SB1248: Stormwater Management Fund, local; locality by ordinance authorized to create.
  • SB1249: Military families; relocation to the Commonwealth, student registration.
  • SB1250: Voter registration; absentee voting, prohibited changes to voter registration record.
  • SB1251: Switchblade knives; manufacture and distribution.
  • SB1252: Cigarette taxes; definitions of noncombustible tobacco products.
  • SB1253: Foster care; security freeze on credit report.
  • SB1338: Toll facilities, certain; free use by emergency medical services vehicles.
  • SB1339: Foster care; numerous changes to laws governing provision of services in the Commonwealth.
  • SB1668: Alcoholic beverage control; Sunday store hours, distiller commission.
  • SB1674: Health insurance; short-term, limited-duration health plans, renewal guarantees.
  • SB1675: Police animals; killing or injuring, penalty.
  • SB1738: Illegal gambling; definition.
  • SJ39: Constitutional amendment; Literary Fund, proceeds from forfeited property.
  • SJ276: Interstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; Commonwealth Transportation Board to study.
  • SJ278: Constitutional amendment; personal property tax exemption for motor vehicle of a disabled veteran.
  • SJ366: Commending the Orange County Agricultural Initiative.
  • SJ367: Commending the Dolley Madison Garden Club.
  • SJ381: Commending The National Society of Madison Family Descendants.
  • SJ382: Commending the Chancellor High School field hockey team.
  • SJ383: Commending Dewey Leon Fincher.
  • SJ385: Celebrating the life of Tyler McKellan Spruill.
  • SJ405: Commending Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
  • SR105: Commending the Reverend Alphonso Washington.
  • SR109: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Jasper N. Beauchamp, USA, Ret.
  • SR110: Commending the 29th Infantry Division.
  • SB462: Virginia National Guard; education grants for members.
  • SB463: Drug crimes; disposition of forfeited property used in connection with the commission of crimes.
  • SB464: Opioids; licensed providers of treatment for persons with addiction.
  • SB465: U.S. Armed Forces & Va. Nat'l Guard; malicious bodily injury to or pointing of laser at members.
  • SB466: Speed limits, maximum; certain highways.
  • SB467: Alcoholic beverage control; creates a new limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops.
  • SB468: Line of Duty Act; death benefit eligibility, Department of Military Affairs employees.
  • SB469: Conditional zoning; removes restrictions on types of proffers a locality may request or accept.
  • SB470: Rabbits; raising and processing for sale, exemption from certain inspections.
  • SB471: MMIE projects; Virginia Public Building Authority to finance or assist.
  • SB472: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • SB473: Income tax, state; subtraction for military veterans with a service-connected disability.
  • SB474: Elections; status of officers of election.
  • SB475: Search warrant for a tracking device; delivery of affidavit.
  • SB476: School principals; incident reports.
  • SB477: Spotsylvania and Orange, Counties of; boundary agreement, attachment of GIS map to petitions.
  • SB478: Contractors; work without valid Va. license, prohibited acts.
  • SB479: Firearms; use or display during commission of a felony, killing or injuring police animals.
  • SB480: Income tax, state; phased-in subtraction of military retirement income.
  • SB481: Nonsuits; recommencement of action.
  • SB482: Alcoholic beverage control; increases amount of spirits that may be offered.
  • SB483: Alcoholic beverage control; distiller's license, remote store location and tasting room.
  • SB484: Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licensee, commission for sales on licensed premises.
  • SB486: Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licensee, samples, etc.
  • SB800: Trespass; civil action, vicarious liability.
  • SB803: Alcoholic beverage control; sales conducted at government stores established.
  • SB828: Damage or trespass to critical infrastructure or utilities; penalty.
  • SB831: Funeral services; acceptance of third-party-provided caskets.
  • SB861: Property Owners' Association Act; member approval required for certain capital expenditures.
  • SB993: Local planning commissions; proposed plats.
  • SJ39: Constitutional amendment; Literary Fund, proceeds from forfeited property.
  • SJ63: General Thaddeus Kosciuszko Day; designating as October 15, 2018, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ64: Celebrating the life of Command Sergeant Major Jeffrey Scott Voelkel, USA.
  • SJ82: Commending William J. Vakos.
  • SJ86: Commending the Louisa Community Animal Response Team.
  • SJ87: Commending Skydive Orange.
  • SJ91: Commending Ted McInteer.
  • SJ207: Commending the Virginia Department of Veterans Services Benefits section.
  • SJ210: Celebrating the life of Suzanne Davis Miller.
  • SB26: Problem-Solving Docket Act; established, report.
  • SB149: Health insurance plan, local option; participation of regional emergency medical services councils.
  • SB1154: Terrorist organization, designated; providing material support, penalty.
  • SB1155: Termination of parental rights; manufacture of methamphetamine in presence of child.
  • SB1156: Virginia Public Building Authority; Military Mission Improvement and Expansion projects.
  • SB1157: Lobbyist disclosure; reporting by certain political subdivisions.
  • SB1158: Insurance; reciprocals.
  • SB1159: Public schools; career and technical education credential.
  • SB1160: Teacher Education and Licensure, Advisory Board on; increases membership.
  • SB1161: Alcoholic beverage control; food sale requirements.
  • SB1162: Teacher licensure; industry certification credential, local waiver.
  • SB1163: School principals; incident reports.
  • SB1164: Child-protective services; complaints involving members of the United States Armed Forces.
  • SB1166: Insurance; preauthorization for abuse-deterrent opioids.
  • SB1181: Virginia Retirement System; return to employment by retired public safety employees.
  • SB1182: Veterans Services, Board of; membership, duties.
  • SB1192: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; powers of the Director.
  • SB1347: Switchblade knife; person may carry concealed, exception.
  • SB1360: Military Affairs, Department of; civil actions.
  • SB1430: Higher educational institutions; student-death-related crisis.
  • SB1431: Administrative Process Act; economic impact analysis of proposed regulations.
  • SB1432: Excusable or justifiable self-defense; costs and attorney fees in civil or criminal cases.
  • SB1433: Consumer fireworks; regulation of sale, permit issued by Board of Housing and Community Development.
  • SB1548: Virginia Public Procurement Act; public body may purchase from contract of Va. Sheriffs' Association
  • SB1568: Buses and taxicabs; digital advertisements.
  • SB1569: Water and sewer fees; calculation factors.
  • SJ286: Commending Lake of the Woods Association, Inc.
  • SJ287: Commending the National Bank of Fredericksburg.
  • SJ288: Commending Ernestine Reid.
  • SJ298: The Saragarhi Day of Sikh Pride.
  • SJ322: Commending Dux.
  • SJ329: Commending Stephen Koleszar.
  • SJ330: Commending David Anthony Sam.
  • SB23: Grand larceny and certain property crimes; increases threshold amount of money taken, etc.
  • SB24: MMIE projects; Virginia Public Building authorized to finance.
  • SB25: General illumination lights; motorcycles.
  • SB26: Problem-Solving Docket Act; established, report.
  • SB27: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; appointed counsel may issue subpoena for all discoverable files.
  • SB149: Health insurance plan, local option; participation of regional emergency medical services councils.
  • SB150: Virginia Public Procurement Act; procurement of information technology goods & service.
  • SB151: Teachers; expenses tax credit for materials used in teaching.
  • SB152: Sale of furs and animal parts; adoption of regulations.
  • SB153: Orange County; taxes for certain local improvements.
  • SB154: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses, performing arts facilities.
  • SB233: Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact.
  • SB339: Stalking; penalty.
  • SB363: Persons with disabilities; rights in public places, fraudulent representation of service dog.
  • SB570: Income tax, state; reduces imposition of personal tax by increasing maximum income within bracket.
  • SB606: Mediation; fees.
  • SB608: Firearms; confiscation, reporting, and return by law enforcement.
  • SB610: Concealed handgun permits, out-of-state; photo identification issued by government agency, etc.
  • SJ25: Commending the Que and Cruz Festival.
  • SJ26: Commending Bethel Baptist Church.
  • SJ27: International Assistance Dog Week; designating as first full week in August 2016.
  • SJ28: Commending Brigadier General Wayne A. Wright, ANG, Ret.
  • SJ29: Commending Christ Episcopal Church.
  • SJ30: Commending Thomas E. Short.
  • SJ31: Celebrating the life of Kelly G. Southard.
  • SJ43: Celebrating the life of Karen Correia Radley.
  • SJ44: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • SJ45: Commending Don and Marcelline Waugh.
  • SB379: Grand larceny; threshold.
  • SB384: Sexual offenders; certain persons prohibited proximity to children at public libraries, penalty.
  • SB387: FOIA; exempts certain proprietary records of DRPT & VDOT from mandatory disclosure provisions.
  • SB1218: Autocycles; exempted from motor vehicle emissions inspection program.
  • SB1219: Tangible personal property tax relief; autocycles.
  • SB1220: Following too closely.
  • SB1222: Expanded access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices.
  • SB1224: Service dogs; establishes voluntary certification program.
  • SB1226: Virginia Public Procurement Act; requirements for Requests for Proposal.
  • SB1228: Passing with a double yellow line.
  • SB1229: Real estate with delinquent taxes; appointment of special commissioner in City of Fredericksburg.
  • SB1230: ABC Board; regulation of distribution and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
  • SB1231: Cigarettes; possession with intent to distribute contraband, fraudulent purchase.
  • SB1232: Administration and enforcement of cigarette laws.
  • SB1233: Speed limits; exceeding limit, fine.
  • SB1234: Grand larceny; threshold.
  • SB1237: Senate districts; adjustments.
  • SB1238: Emergency Management, Department of; electromagnetic pulses and geomagnetic disturbances.
  • SB1239: Electromagnetic pulse disaster; statewide drill on response.
  • SB1241: Drugs forfeited to law enforcement; disposal when no longer needed for research and training.
  • SB1280: Certificate of public need; State Health Commissioner to condition approval.
  • SB1305: Unclaimed property; use of death master file.
  • SB1327: Higher education; in-state tuition.
  • SB1354: Uniformed services-connected students; identification.
  • SB1355: Local planning commission; action on proposed plat.
  • SB1356: Veteran Employment Grant Fund and Program; created.
  • SB1357: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; duty of counsel to exercise due diligence.
  • SB1420: VPPA; information technology procurement, terms and conditions, limitation on contractor liability.
  • SJ278: Constitutional amendment; right to a secret ballot.
  • SR97: Commending the James Monroe High School football team.
  • SR118: Commending Roger L. Harris.
  • SB25: Offshore natural gas & oil resources; Va. Offshore Energy Emergency Response Fund, established.
  • SB96: Tobacco products; purchase, etc., of nicotine vapor products by minors, penalty.
  • SB97: Bicycles, etc.; minimum clearance for passing.
  • SB177: Service dog; definition.
  • SB352: Cigarettes; sealed labeled pack shall be prima facie evidence.
  • SB364: Cigarette taxes; ineligibility to be an authorized holder.
  • SB365: Cigarettes, counterfeit and contraband; use by law enforcement.
  • SB366: Multijurisdiction grand juries; cigarette trafficking offenses, jury may investigate.
  • SB375: Mopeds; same insurance requirements that apply to motor vehicles.
  • SB376: Emergency vehicles; Virginia National Guard vehicles exempt from certain situations.
  • SB377: Firearms; dealers to go through process administered by Department of State Police.
  • SB378: Notaries; application for recommission.
  • SB379: Grand larceny; threshold.
  • SB380: Emergency Management, State Dept. of; state agency components to State Emergency Operations Plan.
  • SB381: Public Safety & Homeland Security, & Veterans & Defense Affairs, Secretaries of; transfer of powers.
  • SB382: A-to-F grading system; opportunity for public comment on system & grades assigned to public schools.
  • SB383: Autocycle; defines a new class of vehicle and provides for examination of drivers, fees, etc.
  • SB384: Sexual offenders; certain persons prohibited proximity to children at public libraries, penalty.
  • SB385: Virginia Retirement System and local government retirement systems; investments.
  • SB386: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; association charges.
  • SB387: FOIA; exempts certain proprietary records of DRPT & VDOT from mandatory disclosure provisions.
  • SB399: Virginia National Guard; DMA shall provide information to VEC upon request of a member.
  • SB400: Kinship foster care; removal of child from physical custody of kinship foster parent.
  • SB401: Insurable interest requirement; annuity contracts.
  • SJ39: Celebrating the life of Paul Edward Akers.
  • SJ40: Commending Captain Jason A. Haag, USMC (Ret.).
  • SJ41: Celebrating the life of Special Agent Christopher W. Lorek.
  • SJ42: Celebrating the life of Special Agent Stephen Palmer Shaw.
  • SJ61: Geomagnetic disturbances & electromagnetic pulses; joint commission to study preventing damages.
  • SJ91: Commending Little Keswick School.
  • SJ119: Commending Luca Paschina.
  • SJ120: Commending Major General Daniel E. Long, Jr.
  • SR7: Commending the James Monroe High School football team.
  • SR12: Sergeant Bowe R. Bergdahl; commending efforts to secure release from Haqqani network in Pakistan.
  • SB38: Life, Accident, and Sickness Insurance Guaranty Association; guidelines for use of logo.
  • SB71: Larceny; court may require accused to undergo an assessment and enter treatment program, etc.
  • SB896: Workers' compensation; weather as risk of public safety officer's employment,injuries incurred.
  • SB897: Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery; increases number of Confederate graves maintained.
  • SB898: Practitioners; Board of Medicine to revoke license of certain (Twomey bill).
  • SB899: School buses; local school boards may display certain decals on rear or sides of buses.
  • SB900: Commercial advertising; permits school board to sell space on school buses and real property.
  • SB901: Vital records; marital status.
  • SB902: Virginia Public Procurement Act; alternative forms of security, acceptance of cashier's check.
  • SB903: Nonsuits; dismissal of action, fees and costs.
  • SB904: Motorcycle titling; purchase of new motorcycles for parts.
  • SB905: Credit unions, federal; those operating within State to comply with Virginia Small Estate Act.
  • SB907: Drug asset forfeiture; task forces.
  • SB908: Parental rights; fundamental right to make decisions concerning upbringing, etc., of their child.
  • SB909: State park master planning; Department of Conservation & Recreation shall solicit comments, etc.
  • SB941: Child abuse or neglect, alleged; authority to talk to child or sibling.
  • SB942: Certificate of public need; amendments to existing certificates related to medical care.
  • SB1029: Planning, zoning, etc., procedures; local commission shall consult with installation commander.
  • SB1030: Search and seizure of computer and contents.
  • SB1031: Children; taking indecent liberties, use of communications system to propose sex offenses.
  • SB1032: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; add to list of offenses requiring registration.
  • SB1033: Juvenile and adult facilities; punishment for certain offenses committed within facilities, etc.
  • SB1060: Following too closely; includes bicycles, mopeds, etc., increases minimum clearance.
  • SB1180: TANF; restrictions on use of cash assistance, not to access cash through electronic transaction.
  • SB1181: IEIA, Commonwealth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System; authorizes to create.
  • SJ88: Constitutional amendment; right to a secret ballot (first reference).
  • SJ332: Celebrating the life of Chris Yung.
  • SJ376: Celebrating the life of William Henry Wood.
  • SR44: Commending the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office.
  • SB37: Retail Sales and Use Tax; extends sunset provision for certain educational materials.
  • SB38: Life, Accident, and Sickness Insurance Guaranty Association; guidelines for use of logo.
  • SB39: Life, Accident, and Sickness Insurance Guaranty Association; increases maximum amount of coverage.
  • SB40: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption on certain tangible personal property.
  • SB71: Larceny; court may require accused to undergo an assessment and enter treatment program, etc.
  • SB72: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount from $200 to $750.
  • SB253: Dam safety; consultation with Department of Emergency Management.
  • SB254: Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of claims agents to number of veterans in State.
  • SB368: Major business facility job tax credit; extends time credit may be taken over a two-year period.
  • SB369: Fire insurance policy; notice regarding earthquake exclusion.
  • SB370: Virginia Resources Authority; designees for Board of Directors.
  • SB433: Veterans; determination of status of unclaimed cremains.
  • SB571: Camping grounds; competition with private businesses.
  • SB685: GPS tracking device; provides authority & protocol for law enforcement to apply for search warrant.
  • SJ88: Constitutional amendment; right to a secret ballot (first reference).
  • SJ147: Commending Grace Anne Braxton.
  • SJ148: Commending Roy Gordon.
  • SJ149: Commending Daniel Certa.
  • SJ174: Commending Toby Owens.
  • SJ251: Celebrating the life of Colonel Van T. Barfoot.