Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas)

Photo of Chuck Colgan
Party
Democratic
District
29: Manassas City (All), Manassas Park City (All), Prince William County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1976
Left Office
January 2015
Copatroning Habits
50% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 50% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

The Daily Progress: Opinion/Commentary: Detour ahead for Virginia's car tax cut?

October 27, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Inside NoVA: Prince William County Bar Association Hosts Investitures of Judges Turkessa Bynum Rollins and Angela Lemmon Horan

July 15, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Prince William Living: Prince William County Bar Association Hosts Investitures of Two Judges

July 8, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Inside NoVA: Leadership Prince William to recognize John and Ernestine Jenkins with Vision Award

May 30, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

Prince William Times: Former Manassas City Councilman Steve Randolph dies at 73

January 6, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Chuck Colgan’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 234 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB566: Virginia Retirement System; increase of retirement allowance.
  • SB800: Budget Bill.
  • SB1022: Virginia Retirement System; increase of retirement allowance.
  • SB1128: State song.
  • SB1161: Coal tax; limits amount of credit that may be claimed for coal employment and production incentive.
  • SB1421: TANF; Back-to-School Supplies and Clothing Allowance Program.
  • SB1422: Correctional facilities, local; state appropriations for operating costs.
  • SJ267: Celebrating the life of Joe Hampton France.
  • SB566: Virginia Retirement System; increase of retirement allowance.
  • SB567: Charter; City of Manassas.
  • SB586: Communications sales and use tax revenues; changes distribution.
  • SB5003: Budget Bill.
  • SJ5048: Commending Lillian Orlich.
  • SR45: Commending Elizabeth B. Daley.
  • SB661: Shenandoah; designating as official state song.
  • SB1243: Health maintenance organizations; health care plans to provide coverage for newborn children.
  • SB1244: Virginia Retirement System, etc.; retirement allowance for certain retired persons.
  • SB1245: Charter; City of Manassas Park.
  • SB1246: Virginia Public Procurement Act; multiple project contracts for architectural, etc., services.
  • SB1247: Natural gas utilities; recovery of eligible safety activity costs accounted for as regulatory asset.
  • SB1287: Natural gas utilities; eligible safety activity costs to be recovered as deferred costs.
  • SJ366: Age Wave; Virginia Area Agencies on Aging & their partners to conduct local & regional planning.
  • SJ398: Celebrating the life of Cynthia Gillum Coiner.
  • SR31: Commending the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia.
  • SB29: Budget Bill.
  • SB30: Budget Bill.
  • SB31: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2012; created.
  • SB236: Virginia Public Procurement Act; multiple project contracts for services relating to construction.
  • SB237: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority; changes in composition.
  • SB532: Insurance, Bureau of; maintenance assessment.
  • SB535: Capital outlay plan; projects to be funded from general fund-supported resources.
  • SB558: Forfeited drug assets; redirection of assets to construction of Public Safety Memorial.
  • SB644: Foreclosure counseling pilot program; established in Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, etc.
  • SB661: Shenandoah; designating as official state song.
  • SJ165: Commending Dr. Alan Merten.
  • SJ191: Celebrating the life of Steve Appleton.
  • SJ239: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Elmon Taylor Gray.
  • SR4: Commending Gwendolyn F. Bailey.
  • SB800: Budget Bill. Appropriations for 2010-2012 biennium.
  • SB801: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2011; created.
  • SB1309: Virginia Resources Authority; modifies provisions to conform to Public Finance Act.
  • SB1371: Capital outlay plan; sets forth 6-year plan for project funded entirely from general fund resources.
  • SB1383: Retirement System; certain retirees hired as law-enforcement officers of certain towns.
  • SB1384: State's tax code; advances conformity with federal law.
  • SB1385: Year-end surplus of general fund balance; changes priority of assignment.
  • SB1386: Lottery Proceeds Fund; appropriates a portion to Department of Veterans Services.
  • SB1397: Homeowners associations; funds for highway maintenance to be distributed.
  • SJ364: Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; confirming appointment.
  • SJ506: Commending Esson McKenzie Miller, Jr.
  • SB15: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2010; created.
  • SB29: Budget Bill.
  • SB30: Budget Bill.
  • SB184: MEI Project Approval Commission; shall review financing for individual incentive packages, etc.
  • SB542: Retail Sales & Use Tax; eliminates dealer discount for communications tax, state cigarette tax, etc.
  • SB543: Income tax, state; imposes surtax on taxable income to provide new source of revenue for localities.
  • SB544: Tuition, in-state; certain Department of Defense employees as result of Base Realignment & Closure.
  • SB545: Income tax laws; conformity to Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB669: Virginia Capitol Preservation Foundation; may receive contributions of taxpayer refunds.
  • SB734: Charter; Town of Dumfries.
  • SJ148: Commending All Saints Catholic School.
  • SJ184: Celebrating the life of Marvin L. Gillum.
  • SJ185: Commending Vincent A. Tassa, Jr.
  • SJ186: Commending Lee Bell.
  • SB583: Unclaimed property; reduces holding period for abandonment for banks & financial organizations.
  • SB685: Voting equipment; acquisition and securing by localities.
  • SB766: Demolition of historic structures, cemeteries and graves; civil penalty.
  • SB850: Budget Bill.
  • SB851: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2009; created.
  • SB852: Parking Facilities Bond Act of 2009; created.
  • SB985: Income tax, state; conforms State tax system with Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB986: Land preservation tax credit; reduces amount that may be claimed for taxable years 2009 and 2010.
  • SB987: Retail Sales and Use Tax; requirements for dealer or direct permit holder discount.
  • SB988: Voting equipment; locality that acquired DREs prior to 7-1-07 may temporarily conduct election.
  • SB989: Resources Authority; authorized to finance projects of local government buildings.
  • SB1118: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB1119: Economic development; incentive financing for major employment and investment projects, report.
  • SB1120: Tax Amnesty Program; State Tax Commissioner to operate program during 2009-2010 fiscal year.
  • SB1121: Charitable Gaming, Division of; conduct of fifty-fifty certain raffles.
  • SB1314: Purchases of Services From People with Severe Disabilities, Board for; established.
  • SB1450: Cemeteries; those on private property may be required to register.
  • SB1451: Resources Authority; increases debt ceiling for bonds issued by and local obligations guaranteed by.
  • SB1531: Capital outlay plan; constitutes State's six-year proposal for projects to be funded.
  • SB1548: Investment Partnership Act; amends definition of 'eligible company.'
  • SJ26: Illegal immigration; Attorney General to pursue all remedies through litigation for reimbursement.
  • SJ330: State Employee Total Compensation, Review of; joint subcommittee study findings prepared by JLARC.
  • SJ331: School dropout prevention; joint subcommittee to study.
  • SJ370: Commending Action in Community Through Service of Prince William, Inc. 40th anniversary.
  • SJ498: Commending the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance.
  • SB29: Budget Bill.
  • SB30: Budget Bill.
  • SB31: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2008; created.
  • SB56: Resources Authority authorized to; finance construction of local government buildings.
  • SB57: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers.
  • SB90: Employment; verification of eligibility.
  • SB581: Educational Facilities Bond Act of 2008; created.
  • SB582: Income tax, state; conformity of system with Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB583: Unclaimed property; reduces holding period for abandonment for banks & financial organizations.
  • SB684: Provisional ballot procedures; corrects reference in Code concerning handling thereof.
  • SB685: Voting equipment; acquisition and securing by localities.
  • SB696: Charitable gaming; conduct of raffles.
  • SB761: Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish.
  • SB766: Demolition of historic structures, cemeteries and graves; civil penalty.
  • SB793: Oath of office; person elected to State office make oath before notary if in US Armed Forces.
  • SB795: College Building Authority; certain projects financed thereby.
  • SB5001: Capital outlay projects; issuance of bonds for facilities and other projects therefor, etc.
  • SB6010: Transportation funding and administration.
  • SJ26: Illegal immigration; Attorney General to pursue all remedies through litigation for reimbursement.
  • SJ120: Comprehensive immigration policy; memorializing Congress of the United States to develop.
  • SJ122: Rapid transit network, regional; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of creating.
  • SJ168: Commending Lucy Swart Beauchamp.
  • SB600: Alcoholic beverage; increases tax thereof.
  • SB765: Real property assessments; certain restrictions in determining fair market value.
  • SB842: Bingo games, certain; proceeds therefrom not to be included in determining gross receipts.
  • SB1316: Charter; City of Manassas Park.
  • SB1317: Health insurance; corrects erroneous cross-reference regarding definition of risk-based capital.
  • SB1327: Minimum wage; increase per hour.
  • SB1335: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Sales and Use Tax Fund; created.
  • SB1360: Private roads as highways; governing body may adopt ordinances designating therefor.
  • SB1361: Electrical utility facility, new; suspends thereof in Loudoun, Fauquier, & Prince William Counties.
  • SB1362: Electrical utility facilities; review of construction applications by State Corporation Commission.
  • SB1363: Safety inspection stickers and vehicle inspections; required for parked vehicles.
  • SB1400: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; conduct of governmental bodies.
  • SJ431: Commending Eleanor Rogers White.
  • SB474: Insurers; actuarial statements.
  • SB475: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include semiconductor production.
  • SB476: Road indebtedness, local; state to match funds generated by transportation referendum.
  • SB477: Limited liability companies; issuance of certificate of organization upon filing of articles.
  • SB478: Retail sales and use tax; exemptions include certain contractors.
  • SB479: Water and sewer liens; Manassas Park authorized to provide charges for service.
  • SB480: Minimum wage; increase per hour.
  • SB481: Law Officers' Retirement System; adds juvenile probation and parole officers.
  • SB600: Alcoholic beverage; increases tax thereof.
  • SB681: Cash proffers; road improvements.
  • SB682: Shenandoah; designating as interim State song.
  • SB683: High school diploma; Board of Education to establish requirements thereof for students with LEP.
  • SB725: Motor vehicle insurance license tax; revenue dedicated to mass transit.
  • SB5012: Transportation funding for N. Va.; imposition of taxes and fees by localities for transportation.
  • SJ194: Celebrating the life of Edward L. Kelly.
  • SJ261: Commending the Haymarket Woman's Club.
  • SJ285: Commending Robert Whitwell Wilson.
  • SJ286: Celebrating the life of Sharron Palmeter Baucom.