Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake)

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Party
Democratic
District
91: Counties of Culpeper (part), Fauquier (part), and Rappahannock
Took Office
January 2017
Next Election
November 2025
Website
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
84% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 86% of them are Democrats. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 71% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
?
Bills Passed
53.8% in 2024
Bio

A Hampton Roads native, Hayes is the technology director of the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office. He holds a bachelor's degree from Norfolk State University and a master's from Cambridge College.

These are all of the video clips of Cliff Hayes’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2017. There are 1 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB590: Electronic gaming devices; regulation, penalties.
  • HB1130: Unconscious bias and cultural competency; Bd. of Medicine shall require continuing education, etc.
  • HB1132: Insurance; annual actual loss ratio report by dental carriers.
  • HB1195: Firearms; waiting period for purchases, penalty.
  • HB1199: Technology and Science, Joint Commission on; authority to appoint, employ, and remove staff.
  • HB1207: Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; affordable housing, criminal record screening policy.
  • HB1208: Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, aligning dates for nomination of candidates.
  • HB1210: Health Insurance Reform Commission; assessment of certain legislation, report.
  • HB1211: Tax assessment districts; establishes, petition by parcel owners.
  • HB1279: School health entrance form; Departments of Education and Health to streamline.
  • HB1286: Uniform Commercial Code; amendments to provisions.
  • HB1305: Virginia College Opportunity Endowment and Fund; created.
  • HB1437: Sales tax; school construction.
  • HJ60: Sickle cell disease; Joint Commission on Health Care to study.
  • HJ192: Commending Bishop Kim W. Brown.
  • HJ404: Commending Kwame Alexander.
  • HJ405: Commending Grant Holloway.
  • HR135: Commending the 2024 Inductees to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • HR149: Commending Jared Antonio Farrow.
  • HR150: Commending the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
  • HB2221: Personal appearance by two-way electronic video/audio communication; waiver of preliminary hearing.
  • HB2222: Surgical technologists and surgical assistants; practice prior to certification of licensure.
  • HB2236: Secured Schools Program and Fund; established.
  • HB2273: Firearms; waiting period for purchase, penalty.
  • HB2481: Registered surgical technologist; credentialing.
  • HJ535: Life expectancy; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study differences in Virginia, etc.
  • HJ536: Celebrating the lives of Randall Blevins, Fernando Chavez-Barron, Lorenzo Gamble, etc.
  • HJ822: Commending the Sickle Cell Association, Inc.
  • HJ823: Celebrating the life of Ethel Ann Grandy.
  • HJ824: Commending Josh Sweat.
  • HJ825: Celebrating the life of Barbara Curtistine Robinson.
  • HJ826: Commending David Rosado.
  • HJ827: Celebrating the life of Edward Leroy Beard.
  • HJ828: Commending Pancakes-N-Things.
  • HJ829: Commending Cameron Bouchea Thomas.
  • HJ830: Commending Kwame Alexander.
  • HJ831: Commending E. Curtis Alexander, Ph.D.
  • HJ835: Commending James Aaron Boyd.
  • HR295: Celebrating the life of William L. Prentiss, Jr.
  • HR374: Commending James Aaron Boyd.
  • HB548: Chesapeake, City of; local government authority to require analysis of water.
  • HB554: Larceny of a catalytic converter; penalty.
  • HB555: Health care providers; transfer of patient records in conjunction with closure, etc.
  • HB598: Registered surgical technologist; criteria for registration.
  • HB602: Flood Control, Department of, and Commonwealth Flood Plan; created, report.
  • HB714: Consumer Data Protection Act; definitions, enforcement, abolishes Consumer Privacy Fund.
  • HB1208: Jail authorities; superintendent designating jail officers with internal investigations authority.
  • HB1209: Law-enforcement officers; prohibition on use of show-up identification.
  • HB1290: Public bodies; security of government databases and data communications, report.
  • HB1291: Correctional facilities; prohibits use of isolated confinement.
  • HJ69: Commending Daphne Tamara Fulson.
  • HJ122: Commending the Norfolk State University baseball team.
  • HJ123: Commending Robert L. Dandridge, Jr.
  • HJ124: Commending Grant Holloway.
  • HJ125: Commending Michael Cherry.
  • HJ126: Commending the Norfolk State University men's basketball team.
  • HJ127: Celebrating the life of Claire Robinson Askew.
  • HJ128: Jones Act; expresses sense of the General Assembly to support Act.
  • HJ341: Commending the Oscar F. Smith High School football team.
  • HJ342: Commending Andolyn T. Medina.
  • HJ358: Commending James T. Carroll III.
  • HR149: Commending South Norfolk.
  • HB2216: Va. Missing Child w/ Autism Alert Program; renames Va. Missing Person w/ Autism Program.
  • HB2216: Va. Missing Child w/ Autism Alert Program; renames Va. Missing Person w/ Autism Program.
  • HB2218: Pharmaceutical processors; permits processors to produce & distribute cannabis products.
  • HB2218: Pharmaceutical processors; permits processors to produce & distribute cannabis products.
  • HB2220: Surgical technologist; certification, use of title.
  • HB2220: Surgical technologist; certification, use of title.
  • HB2221: Environmental permits; community and environmental justice outreach.
  • HB2221: Environmental permits; community and environmental justice outreach.
  • HB2222: Military medical personnel program; facilities that offer medical services to public, etc.
  • HB2222: Military medical personnel program; facilities that offer medical services to public, etc.
  • HB2223: Treasury and State Treasurer, Department of the; surety bonds.
  • HB2223: Treasury and State Treasurer, Department of the; surety bonds.
  • HB2307: Consumer Data Protection Act; establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data.
  • HB2307: Consumer Data Protection Act; establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data.
  • HJ675: Commending the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine.
  • HJ675: Commending the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine.
  • HJ681: Commending Samuel Allen.
  • HJ681: Commending Samuel Allen.
  • HJ684: Commending Ethel L. Grandy.
  • HJ684: Commending Ethel L. Grandy.
  • HJ689: Celebrating the life of Jamile J. Hill.
  • HJ689: Celebrating the life of Jamile J. Hill.
  • HJ692: Commending Josh Sweat.
  • HJ692: Commending Josh Sweat.
  • HJ693: Commending Marty L. Miller.
  • HJ693: Commending Marty L. Miller.
  • HJ694: Commending Adrienne Warren.
  • HJ694: Commending Adrienne Warren.
  • HR275: Commemorating the life and legacy of Moses Grandy.
  • HR276: Commending Phillip Twine.
  • HR718: Commending Marty L. Miller.
  • HR719: Commending Hackworth.
  • HR800: Commending Cameron Thomas.
  • HB286: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • HB463: Minors; allowing access to firearms, Class 6 felony, etc.
  • HB904: Child abuse and neglect reporting; public sports programs.
  • HB905: Historical African American cemeteries; adds a cemetery in City of Chesapeake.
  • HB906: Entitlement to sales tax revenues from certain public facilities; authorized localities.
  • HB907: Sickle cell anemia; treatment.
  • HB908: Naloxone; possession and administration, employee or person acting on behalf of a public place.
  • HB909: Driver's license; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.
  • HB998: Flood plain; adoption of ordinances.
  • HB1082: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; definition of disaster, incidents involving cyber systems.
  • HB1083: Minors; allowing access to firearms, Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB1084: Surgical assistants; definition, licensure.
  • HB1085: Public schools; potable water.
  • HB1549: Certificate of public need; criteria for determining need.
  • HB1664: Electric utilities; offshore wind generation facilities development.
  • HB1665: Sports officials; person who commits battery against official, penalty.
  • HB1666: People with disabilities that can impair communication; vehicle registration.
  • HJ200: Driver's license; six-month suspension upon drug offense conviction.
  • HJ298: Celebrating the life of Dr. James Henry Robinson, Jr.
  • HJ299: Celebrating the life of Vernon Lee Gordon, Sr.
  • HJ471: Commending Nischelle Buffalow.
  • HR103: Commending Grant Holloway.
  • HR628: Commending Donald Motley.
  • HR629: Commending the Oscar Smith High School wrestling team.
  • HB1628: Absentee voting; persons age 65 or older.
  • HB1651: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • HB1665: Court-established community service programs; community service work in lieu of pymt. of fine, etc.
  • HB1797: Juveniles; places of confinement, separation of juveniles from adult offenders.
  • HB2277: Driver's license; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.
  • HB2285: Firearms; allowing access by minors, penalty.
  • HB2310: Flood plain, local; regulation by localities.
  • HB2311: Historical African American cemeteries; adds a cemetery in City of Suffolk.
  • HB2312: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; definition of disaster, incidents involving cyber systems.
  • HB2598: Health carriers; registered surgical assistants.
  • HB2727: Inmates; community service work in lieu of payment for fines and court costs.
  • HJ586: Celebrating the life of William E. Ward.
  • HJ854: Commending Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • HJ1057: Commending Brenda G. Willis.
  • HJ1059: Celebrating the life of March Cromuel, Jr., USN, Ret.
  • HB35: Juveniles; places of confinement.
  • HB184: Drug Control Act; dispensing drugs without a prescription.
  • HB185: Health insurance; coverage for limited drug refills.
  • HB186: Absentee voting; persons age 65 or older.
  • HB187: Sex offenders in emergency shelters; notification registration.
  • HB225: Grand larceny; increases threshold.
  • HB1227: Landlord and tenant law; transient lodging as primary residence.
  • HB1229: Water skis, surfboard, etc.; prohibition on towing.
  • HB1230: Juvenile Justice, State Board of; minimum standards and policies for suicide watch.
  • HB1232: Security freezes; fees.
  • HJ18: Commending the Rotary Club of Chesapeake.
  • HJ152: Commending Nischelle Buffalow.
  • HJ161: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Faye Delores Watford Mitchell.
  • HJ180: Commending Bishop Kim W. Brown.
  • HJ181: Commending Kenneth Mason Easley, Jr.
  • HJ553: Celebrating the life of Darnell Johnson.
  • HJ557: Commending Delta Beta Sigma Chapter.
  • HR16: Commending the VA Showcase.
  • HR52: Commending Andrew Brown.
  • HR57: Commending the staff of the Indian River Community Center.
  • HR58: Commending William H. Milligan, Jr.
  • HR141: Celebrating the life of Robert Gilbert Bagley.
  • HR198: Commending Brenda J. Johnson.
  • HR199: Celebrating the life of the Reverend James W. McNeil.
  • HB1817: Consumer finance loans; rate of interest.
  • HB1818: Absentee voting; entitles persons age 65 or older on date of an election to vote absentee.
  • HB1819: Absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person.
  • HJ727: Commending Dr. Toney Lee McNair, Jr.
  • HJ841: Commending Carl Wheatley Haywood.
  • HJ859: Commending William A. L. Brown II.
  • HJ896: Commending Ray A. Conner.
  • HR341: Commending the South Norfolk Ruritan Club.
  • HR342: Commending Bill Dee.
  • HR398: Commending Marty L. Miller.
  • HR429: Commending the Third District of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • HR430: Commending The New Chesapeake Men for Progress Educational Foundation, Inc.