Senator 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, Campaigns and Elections (Chair)
Copatroning Habits
65% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 61% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 60% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
21.4% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Senator Bryce Reeves on National Security, Legislation for Military Members, and His Campaign for Lieutenant Governor

January 19, 2017
While in Richmond for the 2017 General Assembly's Lobby Day, I had a chance to sit down for an interview with Senator Bryce Reeves who is a candidate for Lieutenant Governor. In his interview, we discussed national security and anti-terrorism legislation. EditorialPromoting workfare is the right thing to do

December 21, 2016
- State Sen. Bryce Reeves recently earned a ?Mostly True? rating from PolitiFact for a comment about welfare. If the fact-checking service rated implications as well as statements, Reeves would stand on even firmer ground. On a recent radio program ...and more »

Washington Post: The GOP race for lieutenant governor is getting ugly in Virginia

January 1, 2017
[State Sen. Bryce Reeves to run for Virginia lieutenant governor]. The bitter finger-pointing has erupted as Reeves, Vogel and fellow legislators from across the state prepare to converge on Richmond on Jan. 11 for the General Assembly's 46-day session.and more »

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Sen. Jill Vogel embroiled in email scandal

January 3, 2017
?I am writing to you today concerning your public support for the candidacy of Sen. Bryce Reeves to be our next lieutenant governor,? the email reads. ?As a Christian, I am deeply troubled by Sen. Reeves personal conduct. People around the commonwealth ...and more »

The Daily Progress: Vogel says Reeves tried to force her out of lieutenant governor's race; he denies it

January 14, 2017
Vogel says Reeves tried to force her out of lieutenant governor's race; he denies itBryce Reeves, R?Spotsylvania, waves to people in the Senate gallery as the 2012 session begins. prev. next. . 9 remaining of 10. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content. State Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel on Friday said Sen. Bryce E. Reeves?her ...

These are all of the video clips of Bryce Reeves’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2012. There are 91 video clips in all.


  • SB26: Problem-Solving Docket Act; established, report.
  • SB149: Health insurance plan, local option; participation of regional emergency medical services councils.
  • SB1154: Providing material support or resources to a designated terrorist organization; exemptions; 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: Concealed weapon permits; carrying concealed weapons other than firearms, etc.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.