Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

Photo of Charles Poindexter
9: Counties of Patrick, Franklin (part) and Henry (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Counties, Cities and Towns, Finance
Copatroning Habits
85% 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, 67% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2019
Recent Mentions in the Media

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October 16, 2020 | 12:15 am

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October 13, 2020 | 12:00 am

- The Dogwood: House to Senate: Actually, We're Making It Easier to Remove Monuments

September 9, 2020 | 3:00 am
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August 25, 2020 | 3:00 am

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.


  • HB1170: Regional electric utility programs; participation by Commonwealth.
  • HB1171: Solar farms; annual report of acreage, report.
  • HB1172: Electronic health records; digital format.
  • HB1175: Firearms; use or display while committing felony, penalty.
  • HB1176: Sexual assault nurse examiners; place of practice.
  • HB1177: School board policies; homework assignments, Internet connection.
  • HB1178: Higher educational institutions, baccalaureate public; websites, certain information.
  • HB1190: Land used for agricultural purposes; throwing or depositing certain materials or substances.
  • HB1193: Tech Talent Investment Program; eligibility for grant payments.
  • HB1628: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth.
  • HB1629: Regional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth.
  • HB1691: Local electoral boards; certain persons prohibited from serving.
  • HJ97: Higher education management agreements; JLARC to perform compliance review.
  • HJ386: Commending Kenneth Rose Garren.
  • 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.