Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)

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96: Counties of James City (part) and York (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Next Election
November 2019
Education, Finance, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 73% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
13% in 2018

Real estate agent. Married with five children.

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These are all of the video clips of Brenda Pogge’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 110 video clips in all.


  • HB676: Children; services for deaf or hard of hearing.
  • HB2253: Nonresident concealed handgun permits; time of issuance.
  • HB2254: Ice cream trucks; warning lights.
  • HB2255: Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration procedures for change of email address.
  • HB2256: Animals; remedies containing Cannabis plant, exemption.
  • HB2257: Dangerous or vicious dogs; emotional distress damages.
  • HB2258: Child day programs; staff training requirements, exemption for cooperative preschools.
  • HB2259: Teachers; model exit questionnaire, statewide implementation.
  • HB2508: Support services positions; includes licensed behavior analysts, etc., in local school division.
  • HB2649: Industrial hemp; testing, destruction.
  • HB2689: Livestock; changes definition to include alpacas.
  • HB2708: Income tax, state; itemization.
  • HJ657: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption, surviving spouse of a disabled veteran.
  • HJ658: Constitutional amendment; enactment of laws, casino gambling (first reference).
  • HJ1037: Commending the Williamsburg-James City County Community Action Agency.
  • HJ1038: Commending Stephen Legawiec.
  • HJ1039: Commending the Jamestown High School Envirothon team.
  • HB676: Children; services for deaf or hard of hearing.
  • HB677: 'The New Dominion' by Edward W. Lull; designating as state poem.
  • HB678: Income tax, state; subtraction for all retirement income.
  • HB679: Breach of personal information notification; defines unreasonable delay.
  • HB680: Motor vehicle sales and use tax; minimum tax on trailers.
  • HB681: Nonresident concealed handgun permits; time of issuance.
  • HB682: Certificate of public need; establishing new ambulatory surgery center in Hampton Roads.
  • HB683: Uniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records.
  • HB791: School personnel; staffing ratios, school nurses.
  • HB1370: Home instruction of children; requirements, education options.
  • HB1406: Towing and recovery operators; costs for towing and storing stolen vehicles.
  • HB1444: Income tax, state; itemization allowed by an individual taxpayer.
  • HJ140: Commending Laura Hogan.
  • HJ169: Commending David A. Nice.
  • HJ170: Commending Bobby and Kandy Farino.
  • HJ236: Commending Mary-Margaret Cash.
  • HJ298: Commending Stonehouse Elementary School.
  • HJ299: Commending the James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ528: Commending Brook Byrd.
  • HJ529: Commending Chris Evans.
  • HJ530: Commending Henricus Colledge (1619).
  • HJ552: Celebrating the life of the Reverend William Franklin Graham, Jr.
  • HJ556: Commending Donald E. Wiggins.
  • HB666: Contracts; certain provisions for sale or lease of consumer goods or services declared void.
  • HB1872: State employee health insurance plan; coverage for vision therapy.
  • HB1873: Children from birth to age five who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing; parent resource.
  • HB1874: Search warrants; customer records from financial institutions.
  • HB1875: Waterfowl blinds; reduces distance of floating blinds from stationary blinds.
  • HB1876: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public access to library records of minors.
  • HB1877: Tethering of dogs; local ordinances.
  • HB1878: Suspension of license; person legally adjudged incompetent.
  • HB1879: Concealed handgun permit; disqualification, driving illegally after consumption of alcohol.
  • HB2208: Food stamp program; electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card.
  • HB2355: Students receiving home instruction; participation in AP and PSAT/NMSQT.
  • HB2362: Tow truck drivers; issuance of temporary registration by Department of Criminal Justice Services.
  • HB2369: Concealed handgun permit; change of address.
  • HB2398: Industrial hemp; pilot program to study growth, etc.
  • HJ641: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor; residency requirement.
  • HJ720: Study; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; placement of group homes.
  • HJ877: Commending Carol Bauer.
  • HJ878: Commending Shari Milne Vandygriff.
  • HJ879: Commending Timothy Renwick.
  • HJ881: Celebrating the life of Paul Bankit.
  • HJ895: Commending Summit Christian Academy.
  • HJ1068: Commemorating the teaching of the historical 1606 First Virginia Charter.
  • HB330: Clinical nurse specialists; Board of Nursing may register applicant.
  • HB331: Line of Duty Act; training and beneficiary identification.
  • HB333: School property; use by youth groups federally listed as patriotic & national organizations.
  • HB334: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proceeding for enforcement.
  • HB335: Official emblems and designations; addition of Eastern Garter Snake.
  • HB336: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public access to library records of minors.
  • HB337: Neurodegenerative diseases; informed consent to experimental treatment.
  • HB338: Affordable Care Act; use of resources to enforce.
  • HB339: Recordation tax; securing of loan by locality for certain borrower.
  • HB342: Guardianship; communication between incapacitated person and others.
  • HB343: Nursing homes; reimbursement of unexpended patient funds within 30 days of written request.
  • HB344: Health benefit plans; large and small employers.
  • HB345: Income tax, state; medical care itemized deductions.
  • HB375: Ballots; political party affiliation for certain local candidates.
  • HB376: Law-enforcement officer; definition includes municipal park rangers.
  • HB415: People with Disabilities, Virginia Board for; powers and duties, report.
  • HB664: Keeper of garage; lien on vehicles, notification to owner.
  • HB666: Contracts; certain provisions for sale or lease of consumer goods or services declared void.
  • HB699: Industrial hemp; lawful for a person with a license to manufacture products or engage in research.
  • HB1039: Sanctuary policies; prohibited.
  • HB1139: Hunting from a waterfowl blind; penalty.
  • HJ74: Celebrating the life of James O. Shaw, Jr., M.D.
  • HJ153: Celebrating the life of Vaudene Rose Fable Pedigo.
  • HJ154: Commending Damon S. Radcliffe.
  • HJ155: Commending Joshua Drury.
  • HJ156: Commending Bethel Baptist Church.
  • HJ171: Persons with disabilities; cross-jurisdictional transportation.
  • HJ230: Celebrating the life of Robert Horvath.
  • HJ286: Commending Camden A. Neville.
  • HJ449: Commending Ronald Trainum.
  • HB1153: Real property tax; assessments, appeal to court.
  • HB1178: Trespass; physical interference with rights of owner, penalty.
  • HB1488: Conservation easements; tax benefits, disputes over easement terms.
  • HB1571: Electronic summons system; additional assessment for costs and fees.
  • HB1572: Open-space land; acquisition.
  • HB1573: Attorney General or his designee; duty to represent the interests of the Commonwealth.
  • HB1574: Voter registration; proof of citizenship.
  • HB1575: Concealed handgun permit; disqualification from obtaining when convicted of drunk boating.
  • HB1576: Real property tax assessments; arbitration.
  • HB1645: Alcoholic beverage control; expands bed and breakfast licenses.
  • HB1646: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proceeding for enforcement.
  • HB1656: James City County; amending charter, director of planning.
  • HB1712: Vending stands & other business enterprises operated in public buildings; vacancies for the blind.
  • HB2055: Condominium Act; suspension of voting rights.
  • HJ659: Israel, State of; encouraging support for the State.
  • HJ660: Commending Victoria Annette Thomas.
  • HJ661: Celebrating the life of John Edward McDonald.
  • HJ662: Commending Benjamin Howlett.
  • HJ663: Commending the Historic Triangle Community Services Center.
  • HJ664: Celebrating the life of James Orie McReynolds.
  • HJ665: Commending Schmidt's Flowers & Accessories.
  • HJ776: Celebrating the life of Wainola Inez Campbell Holloman.
  • HJ777: Celebrating the life of Nora Ruth Williamson.
  • HB71: Agricultural operations; local regulation of certain activities.
  • HB72: Hybrid electric motor vehicles; eliminates annual license tax.
  • HB138: Magistrates; authorized to exercise powers regarding search warrants throughout Commonwealth.
  • HB524: Uniform Statewide Building Code; accessible units.
  • HB525: Real property tax; notice of assessment.
  • HB526: Health & physical education in high schools; participation in Junior Reserve Officers' Training.
  • HB527: Group homes; zoning.
  • HB529: Federal parks in Virginia; provision of temporary funding.
  • HB530: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; compliance with declaration.
  • HB1153: Real property tax; assessments, appeal to court.
  • HB1178: Trespass; physical interference with rights of owner, penalty.
  • HJ261: Commending Rachel Granata.
  • HJ262: Commending Darlene Russell.
  • HJ263: Commending Christine Wilson.
  • HJ264: Commending Robin Bledsoe.
  • HJ295: Commending Bethel Restoration Center.
  • HJ301: Commending Howard Wallace.
  • HJ383: Commending Susan Oweis.
  • HJ384: Commending Hampton Christian Academy.
  • HJ480: Commending the Jamestown High School girls' swim team.
  • HJ481: Commending the Jamestown High School boys' swim team.
  • HJ5097: Commending Deborah MacDowell.
  • HJ5098: Commending Anna Thomas.
  • HJ5099: Commending Jessica Capano.
  • HB1207: Higher education; right of students to assert objection to requirement of academic degree program.
  • HB1354: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes service charges of photographers and videographers.
  • HB1383: Criminal history record information; emergency medical services providers.
  • HB1419: Family health care structures, temporary; zoning provisions, extends time structure must be removed.
  • HB1420: Intervener; purposes of regulations promulgated by Board of Education.
  • HB1421: U.S. Constitution; delegates to attend convention to amend.
  • HB1622: Emergency medical services providers; Board of Health shall prescribe regulation, procedures, etc.
  • HB1642: Parental rights; fundamental right to make decisions concerning upbringing, etc., of their child.
  • HB2202: Vehicle towing charges; increases maximum hookup and initial towing fee.
  • HB2236: RS&UT; exemption for separately charged amounts for labor, etc., on property sold or rented.
  • HJ559: Commending Billy Apperson.
  • HJ574: Constitutional amendment; fundamental rights of parents (first reference).
  • HJ610: Commending Greenwood Christian Academy.
  • HJ804: Commending Nancy Davenport-Ennis.
  • HR104: Commending Taylor Elizabeth Hogge.
  • HR120: Commending Olivia Wilson.
  • HR136: Commending Carley Shannon.
  • HR137: Commending Tara Zimak.
  • HR138: Commending Kurtis Steck.
  • HR143: Commending John Henry.
  • HR144: Commending Debra Graves.
  • HR145: Commending Sam Kitson.
  • HR149: Commending Casey O'Neil.
  • HB370: Highway median maintenance; VDOT to enter into agreements with local governments.
  • HB371: Agricultural and forestal districts; adds James City County to list authorized to create.
  • HB372: Pawnbrokers; digital images required to be maintained.
  • HB373: Locksmiths; transfers regulatory authority for licensing to DPOR.
  • HB374: Party identification on ballots; requirement extends to local elections.
  • HB375: Firearms; workplace rule by locality that prevents storing in locked motor vehicle, exceptions.
  • HB376: Driver's licenses; storage of driver's license information.
  • HB377: Condominium Act; exemptions from registration.
  • HB378: Funeral services licensees; continuing education requirements.
  • HB379: Funeral services; alkaline hydrolysis prohibited, penalty.
  • HB380: Regional emergency services councils; plan requirements related to crime victims.
  • HB381: Motorboat registration; changes expiration date.
  • HB382: Assistive technology devices; transfer of by school division.
  • HB383: Zoning ordinances; attorney fees.
  • HB1207: Higher education; right of students to assert objection to requirement of academic degree program.
  • HB1208: Home instruction of children; limits required description of curriculum.
  • HJ67: Commending the Patient Advocate Foundation on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
  • HJ68: Commending Care Net Resource Pregnancy Center.
  • HJ175: Commending the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians.
  • HJ447: Commending Emily-Anne Rigal.
  • HR67: Celebrating the life of John Watts Bowditch.
  • HR71: Commending Dr. William M. Kelso.
  • HR578: Commending the Williamsburg Christian Academy boys' basketball team.
  • HR579: Commending the Williamsburg Christian Academy girls' basketball team.
  • HB164: Protective orders; authorizes judicial officer to require respondent be subject to GPS monitoring.
  • HB1462: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; definition of crime.
  • HB1671: Public procurement; includes person with disability-owned businesses in provisions.
  • HB1672: Real property tax; adds James City County to those permitted to enact provisions regarding zoning.
  • HB1673: Prostitution; establishment of enhanced enforcement areas to deter.
  • HB1674: Common interest communities; definitions, fees for disclosure packets.
  • HB1675: Emergency medical services; requirements for submission of applications for variances & exemptions.
  • HB2013: Community services boards; Commissioner to establish workgroup to develop a drug formulary for use.
  • HB2014: Students; Disability Commission to study continued access to assistive technology devices.
  • HB2378: Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations, etc.
  • HB2379: Discontinued secondary system highways; shall be available for use by public as a road.
  • HB2380: Firearms; civil immunity for employers who do not prohibit employees from storing in their vehicles.
  • HB2381: Street gang prosecution; expands definition of predicate criminal act to include burglary, etc.
  • HB2382: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; written notice to sex offenders of applicable laws.
  • HJ525: Celebrating the life of Lynda Lee Waddill.
  • HJ631: Commending Kyle King.
  • HJ742: Commending Heidi Peterson.
  • HJ879: Celebrating the life of Walter Ernest Mettler, Jr.
  • HJ932: Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Thomas Nelson, Jr.
  • HJ933: Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Rush.
  • HB164: Protective orders; authorizes judicial officer to require respondent be subject to GPS monitoring.
  • HB165: Virginia Military Parents Equal Protection Act; stay of proceedings.
  • HB166: Capital murder; adds fire marshals, etc., to statute so death sentence can be imposed.
  • HB167: Criminal Street Gang Act; adds burglary and shooting to list of predicate criminal acts.
  • HB168: Personal flotation devices; requires children 12 and under to wear.
  • HB169: Intellectual disability services system; restructuring.
  • HB170: Prostitution; penalty.
  • HB171: Firearms in locked vehicles; immunity from liability.
  • HB172: Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children.
  • HB173: Influenza vaccine; certified emergency medical services personnel may administer and dispense.
  • HB618: Local ordinances; permits locality to obtain determination by circuit court as to constitutionality.
  • HB966: State Corporation Commission; processing business entity formation documents.
  • HB1296: Obscenity law for colleges; limitations, exception.
  • HB1328: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; written notice of applicable law to offenders.
  • HJ2: Commending Steve Sherwood.
  • HJ3: Commending T. K. Weiler.
  • HJ4: Commending the Grafton High School baseball team.
  • HJ8: Commending Jasmine Williams-Hayes.
  • HJ18: Commending the Bruton High School football team.
  • HJ19: Commending the Tabb High School field hockey team.
  • HJ20: Commending Brigadier General John W. Nicholson (Ret.).
  • HJ21: Commending the Warhill High School football team.
  • HJ106: Commending Tara Zimak.
  • HJ107: Commending the Center for the Constitution at James Madisons Montpelier.
  • HJ178: Commending Ryan Krank.
  • HJ193: Parental Rights Amendment; urging Congress to pass amendment to Constitution and submit to states.
  • HJ215: Commending John Hanna.
  • HJ394: Commending the Campus Kitchen at the College of William and Mary.
  • HJ451: Commending Michael Ryan.
  • HJ452: Commending Anita Vassar.
  • HB1538: Public schools; abortion services prohibited.
  • HB1734: Concealed handgun permits; amends various processes, procedures, and requirements for obtaining.
  • HB1741: Firearms; possession or transportation thereof by persons under the age of 18, penalty.
  • HB1742: Deferred compensation plans, local; locality to provide automatic enrollment of all employees.
  • HB1743: Law-enforcement officer; expands definition to include auxiliary deputy sheriffs appointed.
  • HB1744: Natural health care providers; not licensed may provide care to consumer for use of natural foods.
  • HB1745: Victim witness fee; increases fee in criminal cases.
  • HB1746: Family life education; adds benefits, etc., of marriage for men, etc., to list of topics covered.
  • HB1747: Towing & Recovery Operators, board of; public safety towing.
  • HB1748: Concealed handgun permit; no requirement for fingerprinting if previously issued permit.
  • HB1749: Workers' compensation; infectious disease presumption for wastewater systems employees.
  • HB2502: Transient occupancy tax; adds representatives of lodging properties to local tourism organizations.
  • HB2503: Juveniles; collection of DNA to include that of any age 14 whose delinquency charges are deferred.
  • HB2638: Capital murder; add auxiliary police officer, etc. to definition of law-enforcement officer statute.
  • HB2666: Elections; authorizes candidate representatives to observe part of election day, no assisting voter.
  • HJ746: Commending Sanford B. Wanner.
  • HJ769: Commending the Tabb High School field hockey team.
  • HJ973: Commending Sarah Lichtel.
  • HJ5023: Commending Dr. Jim Shaw and Cooka Shaw.
  • HR54: Commending Ward R. Scull III.
  • HR55: Commending Paul Garman.
  • HB526: Peninsula Ports Authority; creates procedure for dissolution thereof.
  • HB527: Juveniles; retention of fingerprints for those given deferred disposition in criminal case.
  • HB528: Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act; ordinance appeals.
  • HB529: Concealed handgun permits; renewal and replacement thereof.
  • HB530: Freestanding birth centers; licensing.
  • HB555: Wetlands; localities to establish and operate mitigation banks.
  • HB1400: Minor's drug test; disclosure of results.
  • HB1494: Congressional, Senate, & House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustment between districts.
  • HB1538: Public schools; abortion services prohibited.
  • HJ286: Celebrating the life of Jo Ann Davis.
  • HJ483: Celebrating the life of Chief Warrant Officer Dwayne L. Moore.
  • HJ509: Commending Steven R. Staples.
  • HJ523: Commending Norge Community Hall on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ524: Commending the James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ566: Commending Deloris Lee Borum.
  • HJ567: Commending Paige Reid Archer.
  • HJ568: Commending Nancy B. Kane.
  • HJ569: Commending Libby Garrett.
  • HJ5023: Commending Dr. Jim Shaw and Cooka Shaw.
  • HJ6033: Commending Christopher Fairman.
  • HJ6034: Commending the Grafton High School boys' soccer team.
  • HJ6035: Commending the the Jamestown High School boys' soccer team.