Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

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9: Counties of Patrick, Franklin (part) and Henry (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Appropriations, Counties, Cities and Towns
Copatroning Habits
86% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 92% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
23.5% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Franklin News Post: Lake icons honored at SMLA town hall | Local

August 7, 2019 | 12:15 am
  The Smith Mountain Lake Association presented posthumous awards for two lake icons during its annual town hall meeting Aug. 1.

Blue Virginia: Two New Infographics Show VA GOP General Assembly Incumbents Are Overwhelmingly Older White Males; Democrats Are Diverse, Look Much More Like Virginia.

July 6, 2019 | 3:00 am
  The following infographics, courtesy of VPAP, tell us a great deal about diversity – or lack thereof – in the Virginia Democratic and Republican General Assembly ...

C-VILLE Weekly: The Power Issue: Our annual look at C'ville's movers and shakers

June 26, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Our annual, and always subjective, look at the movers and shakers around town is a mix of stalwarts and surprises. Here's our take on the people shaping our ...

Martinsville Bulletin: Diagnosis incomplete on treatment for hospitals in Martinsville, Danville and 2 other cities

June 2, 2019 | 3:00 am
  The retired Navy captain from Virginia Beach who took it upon himself to raise questions about the quality of health care in Martinsville, Danville and two other ...

Roanoke Times: Democrats spurn Witcher, vote to run no one against Bill Stanley

June 1, 2019 | 3:00 am
  MARTINSVILLE — Democrats have decided not to nominate a man to run against Republican Sen. Bill Stanley in November.

These are all of the video clips of Charles Poindexter’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 93 video clips in all.


  • HB2265: Arterial Preservation Program; Department of Transportation to review, report.
  • HB2266: Voter registration; confirmation of citizenship, E-Verify program.
  • HB2267: Hospitals; drawing of certain blood samples.
  • HB2268: State agencies; federal equitable sharing funds received by agencies.
  • HB2269: Regional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth.
  • HB2270: Incarcerated aliens, certain; release from jail, notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • HB2271: State agencies; work by employees of private entities.
  • HB2611: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth.
  • HB2749: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; restrictions on use of cash assistance, report.
  • HJ660: JLARC; compliance reviews, higher education management agreements, report.
  • HJ661: Virginia State Crime Commission; costs of pretrial services, report.
  • HJ969: Celebrating the life of Glen Wood.
  • HB175: Hospital licenses, certain; effective date.
  • HB691: Circuit courts; number of judges in the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Judicial Circuits.
  • HB693: Agricultural operations; throwing certain substances upon property, penalty.
  • HB694: School board policies; homework assignments using Internet connection.
  • HB695: Medicaid; work requirement.
  • HB696: Food stamps; eligibility for program, work requirement.
  • HB698: Land use permits; issuance by Department of Transportation.
  • HB1270: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth.
  • HB1374: Sewerage systems; state adoption of federal criteria, ammonia.
  • HB1475: Sewerage systems; state adoption of federal criteria.
  • HB1608: Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; publicly owned treatment works, nutrient reduction.
  • HJ80: Higher education management agreements; JLARC to study compliance reviews.
  • HJ284: Celebrating the life of Kenneth R. Shafer.
  • HJ326: Commending Charles D. Wagner.
  • HJ437: Celebrating the life of Herman J. Chaney.
  • HJ439: Celebrating the life of Morris Gilmore Stephenson.
  • HJ535: Commending C.W. Thomas.
  • HB1427: Judges; reduces number in circuit courts in the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Circuits.
  • HB1980: Virginia Employment Commission; jobs reports.
  • HB2000: Sanctuary policies; prohibited.
  • HB2001: Higher educational institutions; immigration enforcement.
  • HB2002: Refugee and immigrant resettlements; reports to Department of Social Services.
  • HB2003: Local government revenues and expenditures; reports to Auditor of Public Accounts.
  • HB2004: Higher educational institutions, public; annual executive summary.
  • HJ677: Study; study the current and potential impact of zebra and quagga mussels in Virginia waters.
  • HJ709: Study; Secretary of Technology; interfacing of electronic medical records and information; report.
  • HJ928: Commending Susan C. Gasperini.
  • HJ1005: Celebrating the life of Joseph Tate Hart.
  • HB263: Western Virginia Public Education Consortium; decreases membership.
  • HB370: Elections; run-off elections for statewide offices and United States Senate.
  • HB587: Memorials and monuments; protection of all memorials, etc.
  • HB590: Research and development expenses tax credit; eliminates reporting requirement.
  • HB1120: Unemployment compensation; use of E-Verify program.
  • HJ36: Commending Smith Mountain Lake.
  • HJ59: Commending L. D. Arrington.
  • HJ70: State parks; JARC to study feasibility of public-private partnership in managing parks.
  • HJ95: Commending Snow Creek Elementary School.
  • HR145: Commending Jennifer L. Braaten.
  • HB1949: County food and beverage tax; referendum.
  • HB1952: School buses; transfer and sell to another school division.
  • HB1953: School boards; annual workforce summit.
  • HB2178: Hybrid retirement program; disclosure of services, etc., associated with voluntary contributions.
  • HB2246: Wood heaters; Air Pollution Control Board shall not adopt regulations that limit emissions.
  • HB2247: Henry County; DCR to convey certain property in Horsepasture District.
  • HB2279: Peter Saunders Veterans' Memorial Bridge; designating as U.S. Route 220 Business bridge.
  • HJ521: Virginia's Rail Heritage Region; designating certain areas in the Commonwealth.
  • HJ525: Commending the Patrick County Sheriff's Office.
  • HJ531: Celebrating the life of David Robert Cundiff.
  • HR256: Celebrating the life of John George Turner.
  • HR280: Commending Patricia Keatts.
  • HB672: Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Grant Program; expands existing program.
  • HB673: Stormwater management permit fees; land-disturbing activities involving single-family residences.
  • HB674: Water supplies and waterworks; defines human consumption.
  • HB675: Elections; deadlines for candidate filings.
  • HB676: Methamphetamine; increases mandatory minimum sentence range for manufacturing, etc.
  • HB677: School boards, local; each board required to host annual workforce summit.
  • HB697: Stormwater Management Program; delays implementation by local governments.
  • HB915: State-owned uplands; hydraulic fracturing.
  • HJ254: Commending the Franklin County Perinatal Education Center.
  • HJ255: Commending Bridgewater Marina.
  • HJ256: Commending the Rotary Club of Stuart.
  • HJ271: Commending Mary Alice Bowman.
  • HJ277: Commending the Franklin County High School Air Force JROTC marksmanship team.
  • HJ330: Commending Brittany Yates.
  • HJ331: Commending Barry Nelson.
  • HJ5186: Commending Veterans of Foreign Wars Obie D. Minter Memorial Post 10840.
  • HJ5189: Commending J. Davis Daniel.
  • HB1829: Foxes; using GPS device to manage dogs while hunting, may also use GPS while hunting other game.
  • HB1832: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Smith Mountain Lake.
  • HB1834: High Performance Building Act; use of certain forest products.
  • HB1835: Firefighters and emergency medical technicians; cap on damages.
  • HB1953: U.S. Route 58 Corridor Development Program; issuance of bonds.
  • HB1954: Antique motorboats; establishes a special one-time registration fee.
  • HB1987: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; eliminates Performance Incentive provision.
  • HB2044: Highway Construction Advisory Committee, Recycled Materials in; eliminates Committee.
  • HB2067: Virginia Alternative Fuels Revolving Fund; guidelines for governing.
  • HB2075: Commonwealth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System; authorizes IEIA to create.
  • HB2233: Enterprise zones; expiration dates and renewal periods extended in certain counties and cities.
  • HJ227: National energy policy; urging President of U.S. and Congress of U.S. to adopt.
  • HJ673: Celebrating the life of Larry A. Heaton.
  • HJ827: Commending Stan Smith.
  • HB539: Private road; county ordinance may require maintenance by certain lot purchasers.
  • HB540: Construction projects; prohibits use of state or local funds if subject to project labor agreement.
  • HB541: DMV; collection of fees.
  • HB542: Highway maintenance projects; allows localities to use revenue-sharing funds.
  • HB1016: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Fund; established.
  • HB1017: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; eliminates Performance Incentive provision.
  • HB1018: Route 58 Corridor Completion Fund; created.
  • HB1037: Methamphetamine site cleanup; court shall order reasonable costs to be paid by defendant, etc.
  • HB1154: State Police, Department of; access to electronic evidence.
  • HB1262: Waterworks & Wastewater Works Operators & Onsite Sewage System Professionals, Board for; licensure.
  • HJ137: Land-disturbing activities; Secretary of Natural Resources to study modification of requirements.
  • HJ227: National energy policy; urging President of U.S. and Congress of U.S. to adopt.
  • HJ292: Commending David W. Ingram.
  • HJ308: Commending Winford Wayne Angell.
  • HJ328: Commending the Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club.
  • HJ383: Commending the Johnson sisters.
  • HJ410: Commending Terri Robertson.
  • HJ484: Celebrating the life of Bernard Henry Ferron.
  • HJ507: Commending the Smith Mountain Lake Association Water Quality Monitoring Program.
  • HR611: Commending the Reverend Judith Ellen Short.
  • HB2054: License plates, special; issuance to those celebrating Smith Mountain Lake.
  • HB2055: Statutory rules of evidence in civil actions; defines terms official publication and publish.
  • HB2056: Income tax, corporate; tax credit for travel expenses reimbursement.
  • HB2057: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; regulation of fertilizer, penalties.
  • HB2058: Water quality reports; consolidates several reports on progress in cleaning State's impaired waters.
  • HB2123: Coal surface mining operations; authority to issue pollutant discharge elimination permits.
  • HB2124: Restaurants; State Board of Health to establish licensure fee based on size & annual gross receipts.
  • HB2125: Electric utilities; SCC to enter its final order in biennial rate review proceedings.
  • HB2471: Coal Mine Safety Act; updated to reflect current federal law and industry standards, penalty.
  • HB2472: Performance guarantees; no locality shall require those furnished include cost unless shown on plat.
  • HJ645: Local governments; procurement and sharing of technology applications, report.
  • HJ727: Celebrating the life of Posey W. Dillon.
  • HJ728: Celebrating the life of William Daniel Altice.
  • HJ729: Commending Jack Swicegood.
  • HJ730: Commending the Gretna High School softball team.
  • HJ751: Commending Janice Holland.
  • HJ944: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Willard Rhoades Finney.
  • HB802: Antique motorboats; establishes a special one-time $100 registration fee.
  • HB803: Income tax, state; green jobs tax credit.
  • HB804: Personal information; prohibits person from sending a solicitation material that includes.
  • HB805: Offshore drilling; portion of royalties to be deposited in Transportation Trust Fund.
  • HB806: Alternative Fuels Revolving Fund; adds improvement of infrastructure such as refueling stations.
  • HB807: Workers' compensation; insurance carriers to file proof of coverage within 30 days of inception.
  • HB855: Sex offender registry; Internet registry information system to include person wanted for crime.
  • HB1369: Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements; VDOT to reconsider.
  • HJ130: Standard software package; Sec. of Tech. to study feasibility of developing for local governments.
  • HJ258: Celebrating the life of Charles J. Davis, Jr.
  • HJ297: Commending Lester Harold Hutchinson, Jr.
  • HJ309: Celebrating the life of Rebecca Perdue Lumsden.
  • HJ312: Commending Janice Holland.
  • HJ375: Celebrating the life of Helen Hudson Shelburne
  • HJ378: Commending Alan Cantrell.
  • HJ412: Celebrating the life of Lt. Colonel Herman M. Craig, Sr., USA Ret.
  • HB759: School boards; annual report of expenditures.
  • HB1409: Electric utility rates; incentives for use of alternatives and distributed generation.
  • HB2267: Renewable energy facilities; definition.
  • HB2268: Renewable energy; definition thereof.
  • HB2269: Expenditures; annual report thereof provided by school board to be made available to public.
  • HB2270: Private residential wells; regulations shall include minimum storage capacity and yield requirement.
  • HB2271: Telephone trespass; penalty.
  • HB2272: Workers' Compensation; person contracting for subcontractor to perform work not required to insure.
  • HB2273: Driver's licenses; Commissioner of DMV to strengthen examination.
  • HB2274: Sex Offender Registry; not required to provide list of registrants' wanted offenses on Internet.
  • HB2275: Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources.
  • HB2646: Betterment loans; established, eligibility therefor to repair, etc., failing onsite sewage systems.
  • HJ713: Compact fluorescent light bulb; Department of Environmental Quality to study impact of expanded use.
  • HJ784: Commending the Gretna High School football team.
  • HJ882: Commending Nicole Wimmer.
  • HJ5021: Commending the Floyd County High School girls' basketball team.
  • HB755: Deputies; personnel costs in preparation for new regional jail facility.
  • HB756: Registration fees; vehicle equipped for persons with disabilities.
  • HB757: Illegal aliens; adds presumption, subject to rebuttal, against admitting to bail any alien charged.
  • HB758: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include computers and related equipment.
  • HB759: School boards; annual report of expenditures.
  • HB1408: Betterment loans; Director of Department of Environmental Quality to determine eligibility therefor.
  • HB1409: Electric utility rates; incentives for use of alternatives and distributed generation.
  • HB1435: Illegal aliens; presumption against admission to bail for those charged with criminal offense.
  • HJ129: 25X25 Project; General Assembly to support to increase energy security.
  • HJ274: Commending the Gretna High School football team.
  • HJ525: Commending Hubert L. Quinn.
  • HJ526: Commending W. Q. Overton.
  • HJ527: Commending Alice Sigmon Hall.
  • HJ540: Commending W. Wayne Angell.
  • HJ5021: Commending the Floyd County High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ6017: Celebrating the life of Thomas Keister Greer.
  • HJ6036: Commending the Floyd County High School golf team.
  • HJ6059: Commending the Gretna High School softball team.
  • HR32: Celebrating the life of Augustus Dale Brown.