Delegate Chris Collins (R-Winchester)

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29: Counties of Frederick (part) and Warren (part); City of Winchester [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2017
Counties, Cities and Towns, Courts of Justice, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
79% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 50% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 69% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
33.3% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

The Winchester Star: Del. Collins fields tough questions from constituents

February 13, 2017
MIDDLETOWN ? Del. Chris Collins (R-Frederick County) fielded questions about the environment, women's health and other issues at a town hall-style meeting he hosted Saturday afternoon at Lord Fairfax Community College. About three dozen people ...

Daily Press: Small committee shoots down medical marijuana oil expansion

February 15, 2017
"You did nothing wrong," Del. Chris Collins, who stayed silent during the vote and thus counted as a vote to table the bill, replied. The full General Assembly passed legislation two years ago allowing THC-A oil and cannabidiol as treatments for ...

The Winchester Star: Commentary Open Forum: Bravo, Del. Collins

January 24, 2017
Del. Chris Collins is trying to fix this problem. He has introduced a bill in the current session of the state legislature to address the problem. Mr. Collins is a member of the House Courts of Justice Committee. The bill is HB 1546 and is titled ...

The Winchester Star: State bill would prevent release of jurors' personal information

February 18, 2017
State bill would prevent release of jurors' personal informationRICHMOND ? A bill meant to prevent a defendant from gaining access to the personal information of jurors has been twice resurrected by its sponsor, 29th District Del. Chris Collins, R-Frederick County. Collins introduced House Bill 1546 after a local ...

The Winchester Star: Delegate's town hall-style meeting reset for Saturday

February 7, 2017
Delegate's town hall-style meeting reset for SaturdayMIDDLETOWN ? Del. Chris Collins, R-Frederick County, will hold a town hall-style meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Middletown Town Hall, 7875 Church St. The meeting was originally scheduled for Feb. 4 but was postponed due to a death in ...

These are all of the video clips of Chris Collins’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 14 video clips in all.


  • HB1544: Certificates of public need; conditions on certificates, alternative plans of compliance.
  • HB1545: Criminal cases; delayed appeals, assignment of errors dismissed in part.
  • HB1546: Jurors; confidentiality of name and home address.
  • HB1621: Preliminary hearing; certification of ancillary misdemeanors; fees and costs.
  • HB1622: Commercial vehicles; harmonizes penalties for driving under the influence (DUI) and commercial DUI.
  • HB1676: Individual income tax; subtraction for National Guard wages.
  • HB1692: Effect of divorce proceedings; transfer of matters to the juvenile and domestic relations court.
  • HB1693: Virginia Public Procurement Act; contracts for architectural and engineering services.
  • HB1737: Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc.
  • HB2256: Street gang; third or subsequent conviction of crimes, penalty.
  • HB2287: Juvenile Justice, Department of; confidentiality of records.
  • HB2288: Computer trespass; computer invasion of privacy, penalty, civil relief.
  • HB2327: Driving under influence of alcohol; implied consent, refusal of blood or breath tests.
  • HB2328: Persons allowed services without fees or costs; inability to pay on account of poverty, guidelines.
  • HB2361: Brandishing a firearm; intent to induce fear, etc., penalty.
  • HJ1006: Celebrating the life of Richard Gaither Dick.
  • HB180: Drug treatment courts; establish in City of Winchester and Counties of Clarke, Frederick, & Warren.
  • HB284: Controlled substances; manufacturing, etc., resulting in overdose.
  • HB1200: Assault and battery; certain students.
  • HB1209: Landlord and tenant law; tenant remedies.
  • HB1231: Dogs chasing livestock; district court may order dog to be transferred to a different owner, etc.
  • HB1319: Military status or decorations; false representation with intent to obtain services, penalty.