Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester)

Photo of Beverly Sherwood
29: Counties of Frederick (part) and Warren (part); City of Winchester [map]
Took Office
January 1994
Left Office
January 2014
Copatroning Habits
88% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 84% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 70% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

These are all of the video clips of Beverly Sherwood’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 48 video clips in all.


  • HB1862: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; add to list of offenses requiring registration.
  • HB2048: Water quality; transfer of responsibility for administration of programs.
  • HB2250: Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act; sanitary districts.
  • HB2343: Public school security equipment; issuance of bonds for purpose of grant payments.
  • HJ867: Commending the Handley Regional Library.
  • HR140: Celebrating the life of Eugenia Weisman Evans.
  • HR160: Commending Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winchester, Frederick
  • HB288: Courthouses; exception from prohibition against carrying weapon for city and county treasurers.
  • HB289: Handicapped parking; allows localities by ordinance to grant free parking.
  • HB290: Taxes, local; authorizes localities not to pay interest on refund when error made by taxpayer.
  • HB1064: Geriatric prisoners; removes petition requirement for Parole Board to consider conditional release.
  • HB1065: Erosion & Sediment Control, Stormwater, & Chesapeake Bay Preservation Acts; integration of programs.
  • HB1145: Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for local businesses.
  • HB1146: Charter; Town of Stephens City.
  • HJ57: Commending the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • HJ333: Commending the 10 River Basin Grand Winners of the Clean Water Farm Award Program.
  • HJ349: Commending the Virginia State Police.
  • HJ468: Celebrating the life of Zachary Taylor Whitacre.
  • HB383: Utility cooperatives; electing members of board of directors by proportional representation.
  • HB1534: General district court; civil jurisdiction in actions of unlawful entry or detainer.
  • HB1773: Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, Secretary of; establishes position.
  • HB1774: State of emergency; preparation for response.
  • HJ550: Celebrating the life of Harry William Butler, Jr.
  • HJ551: Celebrating the life of Colonel Walter Wayne Miller, USAF (Ret.).
  • HJ552: Commending the Millbrook High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ553: Commending Ben Grove.
  • HJ671: Commending Shenandoah University on the occasion of its 50th anniversary in Winchester.
  • HJ672: Commending Nick Bakos.
  • HJ673: Commending Gage Swartz.
  • HJ674: Commending the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Winchester Chapter 180.
  • HJ675: Commending Austin Woodall.
  • HJ948: Commending Wayside Theatre.
  • HB262: One-stop small business permitting program; exemption of handling fee for veterans.
  • HB263: Grass; adds City of Winchester to list of localities authorized to require cutting.
  • HB382: Funeral services; burial power of attorney.
  • HB383: Utility cooperatives; electing members of board of directors by proportional representation.
  • HB1320: Dam safety; DCR to award grants to local government and private entity for dam break analysis, etc.
  • HB1322: Waste kitchen grease; any person who transports must register with VDACS, exceptions.
  • HJ52: Hurricane Awareness and Preparedness Week; designating as last week of May 2010.
  • HJ53: Honor and Remember Flag; U.S. Congress urged to designate as national emblem of service.
  • HJ292: Commending the 29th Infantry Division of the Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia National Guard a
  • HJ384: Commending the Capitol Security Working Team.
  • HR22: Commending Derrick Borlie.
  • HB1392: Jail construction, local; State will reimburse up to one-half of capital costs.
  • HB2108: Electronic video and audio communication, two-way; if available for a hearing, judge shall use.
  • HB2567: Probation; Department of Corrections to develop supervision plan when offender placed on probation.
  • HJ635: Women's Heart Day; designating as May 17, 2009, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ636: Commending the Handley High School girls' tennis team.
  • HJ637: Commending Callas Contractors, Inc.
  • HJ638: Commending James Arnold Davis.
  • HJ639: Commending Jno. S. Solenberger & Co. Inc. True Value Hardware.
  • HJ642: Celebrating the life of Esten O. Rudolph, Jr.
  • HJ643: Commending Kari Pope and Headley Wilson.
  • HJ754: Virginia Caregivers Week; designating as November 2009, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ923: Commending the Virginia National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 116th Brigade Combat Team.
  • HB163: Real estate tax; exemption or deferral for certain elderly and handicapped persons.
  • HB837: Dam break inundation zones; localities with authority to address development.
  • HB838: Criminal Justice Services Board; establishment of Executive Committee.
  • HB839: Interoperability Executive Committee; established, report.
  • HB840: Capitol Police, Division of; powers and duties.
  • HB841: Capitol District; established as geographic seat of government.
  • HB842: Concealed weapons; exempts retired Capitol Police officers from permit requirements.
  • HB843: Concealed handgun permit applications; access to personal information.
  • HB844: Crimes Against Minors and Sex Offender Registry; use of data by SAVIN.
  • HB845: Charter; City of Winchester.
  • HB846: State Police, Department of; variable housing allowance.
  • HB847: Charter; City of Winchester.
  • HB1392: Jail construction, local; State will reimburse up to one-half of capital costs.
  • HB1488: Polygraph; no sexual offense victim shall be requested to submit for investigation to proceed.
  • HJ14: Celebrating the life of Robert M. Sager.
  • HJ17: Commending the the SPCA of Winchester, Frederick, and Clarke Counties on its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ148: Commending the Virginia Forest Products Association on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ239: Celebrating the life of Robert Filmore Jones.
  • HJ296: Commending Shannon Beam.
  • HJ304: Commending the National Fruit Product Company, Inc.
  • HJ368: Commending Sterling Grooms.
  • HJ549: Commending Lawrence R. Ambrogi.
  • HJ6028: Commending the Millbrook High School boys' basketball team
  • HB343: Hospice programs; regulation thereof.
  • HB2025: Private roads; certification of speed limits, etc. by licensed engineers for law-enforcement purpos.
  • HB2026: Standards of Quality; school boards to report number of career & technical education completers.
  • HB2027: DMV driver record abstracts; copies are one-half normal charge for drivers for Faith in Action.
  • HB2028: Charter; City of Winchester.
  • HB2029: Victim notification; may be made through Statewide VINE System or other similar electronic system.
  • HB2304: Emergency management and preparedness; mutual aid agreements.
  • HB2349: Conservators of peace, special; strikes provision that they have authority in any city or county.
  • HB2669: Freedom of Information Act; allows public bodies to meet by electronic communication without quorum.
  • HB83: Public Building Authority; issuance of bonds for State Agency Radio System for State Police.
  • HB341: Confederate cemeteries and graves; increases number of graves cared for.
  • HB342: Law-enforcement officer; circumstances under which may detain person suspected of criminal activity.
  • HB343: Hospice programs; regulation thereof.
  • HB344: All-terrain vehicles and off-road motorcycles; owners must obtain title from DMV.
  • HB345: Dams; enforcement of tools needed to ensure safety.
  • HB596: Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; Fund includes dam safety, report.
  • HB597: Dam safety; penalties.
  • HB984: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; penalties.
  • HB985: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration.
  • HB986: Victim notification program; civil immunity for operation thereof.
  • HB1004: Office of Commonwealth Preparedness; provides for appointment of director by Governor.
  • HJ40: Celebrating the life of Kenneth Yewell Stiles.
  • HJ395: Celebrating the life of Jack Wilson Fretwell, Sr.