Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood)

Photo of Bud Phillips
2: Counties of Dickenson, Russell (part), and Wise (part); City of Norton [map]
Took Office
January 1990
Left Office
January 2012
Copatroning Habits
58% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 49% of them are Democrats.
Tag Cloud ?
Recent Mentions in the Media

These are all of the video clips of Bud Phillips’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 53 video clips in all.


  • HB1164: Schedule IV; adds carisoprodol to list.
  • HB1165: Schedule IV; adds tramadol to list.
  • HB1167: Schedule II, etc., controlled substances; prescriber to request information about patient.
  • HB1177: Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; board to establish ranger police division.
  • HB2169: Continuing education for prescriber; completion of certain coursework for renewal, etc., of license.
  • HB2170: Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; parties' expenses.
  • HB2171: Coeburn, Town of; real and personal property taxes interest and penalties.
  • HB2172: Virginia Index of Performance program; Board of Education to encourage achievement in science, etc.
  • HB2173: Drinking water consumer confidence reports; publication.
  • HB2174: Nonemergency medical transport; DMAS to issue request for proposal for service in certain districts.
  • HB2175: Health, Department of; dental and oral health programs for children.
  • HB2176: Game & Inland Fisheries, Board of; to introduce new species of game, approval by local government.
  • HB2177: Private cemeteries; prevents landowner from erecting wall, etc., that prevents ingress and egress.
  • HB2178: Smoking; prohibited in emergency medical services vehicles and other emergency response vehicles.
  • HB2179: Choice health insurance pool; local inclusion of employees of area agencies on aging.
  • HB2180: Drug treatment courts; established in Dickenson, Russell, and Wise Counties.
  • HB2181: Coalbed methane gas; conflicting claims to ownership.
  • HB2477: Workers' compensation coverage; revises requirements for determining coal worker's pneumoconiosis.
  • HB2478: Southwest Virginia Health Authority; appointments.
  • HB1164: Schedule IV; adds carisoprodol to list.
  • HB1165: Schedule IV; adds tramadol to list.
  • HB1166: Controlled substances; unlawfully obtaining or attempting to obtain, report required.
  • HB1167: Schedule II, III, or IV controlled substances; request and review information about patient.
  • HB1168: Health professionals; instruction on pain management and addiction.
  • HB1169: Education, continuing; on substance abuse, addiction & related pain management for those licensed.
  • HB1170: Drug screens; random for certain prescriptions.
  • HB1171: Coal mining; increases license fee.
  • HB1172: Virginia Index of Performance incentive program; to recognize and reward fully accredited schools.
  • HB1173: Public Safety Fund; imposes an assessment on property and casualty insurance companies.
  • HB1174: Housing authorities; compensation of commissioners.
  • HB1175: Off-road recreational vehicles; localities to allow on certain highways within their boundaries.
  • HB1176: License plates, state; Cumberland Plateau Regional Housing Authority to use on vehicles.
  • HB1177: Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; board to establish ranger police division.
  • HB1178: Combative fighting; prohibition, penalty.
  • HB1179: Coalbed methane gas; presumption of ownership.
  • HB1180: Russell Fork River; designates portion thereof as component of State Scenic Rivers System.
  • HB1181: Hunting license; establishes special lifetime license for permanently disabled.
  • HB1182: Health insurance; mandated coverage for telemedicine services.
  • HB1183: Mineral mining; increases license fee.
  • HB1184: Gas and oil wells; establishes annual permit renewal fee.
  • HB1185: Coal mine safety; requirements for surface foreman certification.
  • HB1186: Income tax, individual and corporate; tax credit to taxpayers for easements to recreation authority.
  • HB1187: Southwest Virginia Health Authority; adds four additional appointments to board of directors.
  • HB1188: Social services, local board of; counties that have county board form of government to appoint.
  • HB1272: Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; powers and duties.
  • HJ128: Pharmaceutical manufacturers; JLARC to study feasibility of gross receipts assessment.
  • HJ147: Commending Norman Mullins.
  • HB2180: Dental hygienists; those who hold a license, etc., may provide educational and preventative care.
  • HB2181: Freedom of Information Act; protection of internal controls of State's financial systems.
  • HB2182: Vehicle license fees and taxes, local; allows localities to exempt veterans and surviving spouses.
  • HB2183: All-terrain vehicles; allows over-the-road operation for distances of no more than 2 miles.
  • HB2184: Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority; changes name to Southwest Virginia Health Authority.
  • HB2185: Weight limits for gravel trucks; extends sunset provision on.
  • HB2186: Coal and gas road improvement tax; extends sunset date.
  • HB2187: Economic Development Authority; allowed to include 5 members appointed by town council.
  • HB2188: Onsite sewage system; Board of Health shall establish procedures for requiring survey plat.
  • HB2189: Disposal of dead body; prohibited, increases from Class 1 misdemeanor to Class 6 felony.
  • HB2190: Archery and muzzleloading license; established special lifetime license for disabled residents.
  • HB2191: Health insurance; mandated coverage for telehealth services.
  • HB2332: Enterprise zone economic incentive grants; increases amount of investment made to be eligible.
  • HB2518: Royalty payments from gas or oil drilling; property owners whose interest has been force-pooled.
  • HB2519: Electric utilities; SCC to establish procedures regarding refunds of moneys collected.
  • HJ707: Sheriffs' dispatchers offices; State Compensation Board to study pay grades to determine inequities.
  • HJ708: Pharmaceutical manufacturers; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of requiring gross receipts.
  • HB1147: Controlled substances; nonresident pharmacies reporting and approval requirements.
  • HB1148: Local Government Manager Retention Program; retirement benefits for chief local executive employee.
  • HB1149: Recreation facilities; locality may establish trails for all-terrain vehicles, etc.
  • HB1150: Oil or gas operations; identify in permit application any cemetary located within 100 feet.
  • HB1151: Income tax, corporate; sales tax exemption for space flight entities.
  • HB1152: Vehicle window tinting films; exempts rear or rear side windows of ambulances, etc.
  • HB1153: Electric utilities; notice of rate increase.
  • HB1154: Sick leave; retirement credit for unused balances of state & local employees.
  • HB1155: Income tax, corporate; Habitat for Humanity tax credit.
  • HB1156: Drug distribution; penalties if results in death or serious bodily injury.
  • HB1172: Charter; Town of Pound.
  • HB1527: Sewer charges; enforcement of certain when authority doesn't provide water services.
  • HB1528: Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority; change in membership of board of directors.
  • HJ160: Juvenile justice system; joint subcommittee to study efficacy and possible changes to improve.
  • HJ228: Commending Dr. Ralph Stanley.
  • HJ240: Celebrating the life of Emory Larkin Turner.
  • HJ241: Celebrating the life of Howard Donald King.
  • HJ243: Commending Catherine Carson Rigg.
  • HJ408: Celebrating the life of Junior James Spurrier.
  • HB642: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Boy Scouts.
  • HB1389: Practice of naturopathy; establishes licensure requirements.
  • HB2881: Priority Transportation Fund; dedicates revenues from motor vehicle insurance license tax thereto.
  • HB2882: Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority; created.
  • HB2883: Teacher experience credit; school boards to grant teachers for active-duty military service.
  • HB2884: Overweight coal trucks; penalties imposed on owners thereof.
  • HB2885: Housing authorities; compensation of commissioners.
  • HB2886: Leland Branham Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 72 bridge over Tom's Creek within Scott Co.
  • HB2887: Insurance; prohibits insurers from setting rates based on credit history.
  • HB2888: Revenue-sharing funds; repeals provision for use of so-called funding of certain highway projects.
  • HB2889: Claims; Rodney Robinette and Susan Cowden.
  • HB2890: Secure juvenile facility or detention home; punishment for certain offenses committed within.
  • HB2891: Absentee voting, in-person; qualified voters may vote at sites provided in locality.
  • HB2892: House of Delegates districts; makes adjustments in boundary line between Second & Third districts.
  • HB2893: Student information; public schools & public institutions of higher education may retain copies.
  • HB2894: St. Paul, Town of; allows industrial development authority to reduce number of board of directors.
  • HB2895: Criminal history record information; special conservators of peace enforcing littler laws to access.
  • HB2896: Agriculture & Consumer Services, Commissioner of; century farm not subject to eminent domain.
  • HB2897: Mine safety; mine operators to maintain motorized transport at working face of mine.
  • HB2899: Conservators of peace, special; authorized by locality to use flashing blue lights in vehicles .
  • HB3094: Virginia Coal Heritage Trail; designating as certain highway segments in Southwest Virginia.
  • HB3119: Russell County Water & Sewer Authority; each member thereof to be customer of service provided.
  • HJ765: Commending Charles R. King.
  • HB28: Methamphetamine; unlawful manufacturing and distribution, penalty.
  • HB31: Methamphetamine precursor drugs; unlawful sale, penalty.
  • HB629: Prisoners; felony to tamper with fire protection or fire suppression system.
  • HB630: Claims; Rodney Robinette and Susan Cowden.
  • HB631: Condemnation proceeding; parties must attend dispute resolution evaluation session.
  • HB632: Hunting on Sunday; allows localities to authorize thereby.
  • HB633: Payment of child-care costs by noncustodial parent; school matriculation.
  • HB634: Assisted living facilities; not required to connect to temporary emergency electrical power source.
  • HB635: Correctional officer; warden, assistant warden and supervisor added to defintion thereof.
  • HB636: House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustments in certain districts.
  • HB637: Health records; allow individuals to obtain their records before destroying.
  • HB638: Larceny; penalty when committed against incapacitated person.
  • HB639: Emergency directors and coordinators, local; emergency response training.
  • HB640: Low-water bridge; Dickenson County to transfer ownership therof in Town of Pound to VDOT.
  • HB641: Overweight permits; coal and gravel haulers to purchase.
  • HB642: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Boy Scouts.
  • HB643: Private roads; Counties of Dickenson & Tazewell added to provision allowing maintenance thereof.
  • HB1381: Schedule I or II drugs; penalties when causes death.
  • HB1389: Practice of naturopathy; establishes licensure requirements.
  • HB1443: Emergency response plans; operators shall develop plan for underground coal mines.
  • HB1505: Coal and gas road improvement funds, local; to include improvement of water & sewer systems.
  • HJ255: Celebrating the life of Carl Skeens, Sr.
  • HJ552: Commending Wise County on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.