Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake)

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77: Cities of Chesapeake (part) and Suffolk (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2017
Next Election
November 2019
Appropriations, Counties, Cities and Towns, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 74% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 65% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
8.3% in 2018

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.

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February 6, 2019
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January 28, 2019
  Before the 46-day General Assembly session began earlier this month in Richmond, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) announced a sweeping gun control ...

Augusta Free Press: Cloverleaf Cold Storage to invest $21 million to expand warehouse facility in Chesapeake

January 28, 2019
  Cloverleaf Cold Storage will invest $21 million to add over 100000 square feet to its facility in the City of Chesapeake.

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January 7, 2019
-   Virginia state legislators representing Suffolk are at the forefront of the gun violence debate as the Virginia General Assembly gets ready to start session next ... WVEC: Redistricting showdown in the Virginia General Assembly

October 3, 2018
  RICHMOND, Va. (WVEC) ? There's another showdown in the General Assembly, and this time the issue is redistricting. House Speaker Kirk Cox announced ...

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.


  • 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 payment 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: Minors; 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.