Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

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97: Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Appropriations, General Laws (Chair), Health, Welfare and Institutions, Science and Technology
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 72% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
39.1% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation director to step down; search committee formed to find successor:

November 9, 2018
  Virginia GazetteFull coverage

State and local officials, police honor fallen State Trooper-Pilot Berke Bates with bridge dedication:

November 2, 2018
  Virginia GazetteFull coverage

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November 12, 2018
  TheWrapFull coverage

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November 6, 2018
  Corpus Christi Caller-TimesFull coverage

Surging Rangers beat visiting Canucks 2-1:

November 12, 2018
  Peace Arch NewsSabres rally late for 4-3 shootout win over Canucks ? Vancouver Island Free Daily  Vancouver Island Free DailyFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Chris Peace’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 170 video clips in all.


  • HB847: Capitol Square Preservation Council; changes title of the chief officer.
  • HB849: Virginia Lottery; digital vendors.
  • HB850: Adult protective services; emergency order, appointment of temporary conservator.
  • HB852: Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee; established.
  • HB853: Saltwater recreational fishing license; member of an American Indian tribe exempt.
  • HB854: Polysomnographic technology; students or trainees, licensure.
  • HB855: Landlord and tenant law; notice requirements, landlord's acceptance of rent with reservation.
  • HB856: Unlawful detainer; execution of writ of possession.
  • HB857: Landlord and tenant law; general provisions and Act.
  • HB858: Scope of discovery; deposing certain corporate officers.
  • HB859: Uniform Statewide Building Code; administration and enforcement, agreements for assistance.
  • HB860: Prescription drugs; delivery of orders.
  • HB861: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include Indian Tribes.
  • HB862: Real estate licenses; required to obtain a business entity license.
  • HB1135: Professions and occupations; prior criminal history.
  • HB1465: Purchases and Supply, Division of; requirements to purchase, exceptions.
  • HB1576: Composite index; local ability to pay for certain counties.
  • HB1602: Alcoholic beverage control; creates confectionery license.
  • HJ89: Portable scales; DMV to study best practices when using for overweight trucks.
  • HJ137: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Charles C. Green et al. v. County School Board of New Kent.
  • HJ157: Commending the Hanover County Historical Society.
  • HJ164: Commending Bay Aging.
  • HJ177: Celebrating the life of Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates.
  • HJ227: Commending the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing.
  • HJ245: Celebrating the life of Barbara S. Klotz.
  • HR46: Celebrating the life of Robert Lee Dodd, Jr.
  • HR63: Celebrating the life of Elton Jefferson Wade, Sr.
  • HR80: Celebrating the life of Charles Bradley Arnett, Jr.
  • HR116: Commending the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia.
  • HB1530: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; certification programs for certain businesses.
  • HB1942: Fostering Futures program; individual participating in program subject to a background check.
  • HB1943: Administrative Process Act; economic impact analysis of proposed regulations.
  • HB1944: Administrative Process Act; certain regulations for licensed providers by DMAS and DBHDS.
  • HB1945: Adult exploitation; broadens definition for purposes of social services laws.
  • HB1946: State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Office of the; amends provisions related to Office.
  • HB1947: Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person.
  • HB1948: Substance abuse treatment upon conviction of a crime; recovery community organization.
  • HB1949: Initial licensure fee waiver for certain teachers.
  • HB1950: Cigarette tax, local; refund of returned tax stamps.
  • HB1951: Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training; citizen membership.
  • HB1952: Proposed acquisitions of real property; review by Department of General Services.
  • HB1979: Contractors, Board for; exemptions, responsibility for contracting with unlicensed person.
  • HJ671: Celebrating the life of Lelia Baum Hopper.
  • HJ794: Celebrating the life of Peter Wilcox Brown, M.D.
  • HJ830: Commending Sam Rogers.
  • HR281: Commending the New Kent Middle School football team.
  • HR291: Celebrating the life of James Pinckney Townsend.
  • HR314: Celebrating the life of Mary Elizabeth Haas.
  • HR338: Commending Alice Lynch.
  • HR346: Celebrating the life of Robert Williams Herzog.
  • HR349: Celebrating the life of Francis H. Payne, Jr.
  • HR381: Celebrating the life of Sumpter Turner Priddy, Jr.
  • HB667: Criminal Injury Compensation Fund; filing of claims.
  • HB668: Spousal support factors; factors contributing to dissolution, including any ground for divorce.
  • HB669: CASA Program, Advisory Committee to; membership shall include one judge.
  • HB670: Truancy; educational neglect, penalty.
  • HB671: Appointed counsel for parents or guardians; attorneys who qualify as guardian ad litem.
  • HB672: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; malicious wounding, aggravated malicious wounding.
  • HB674: Kinship foster care; waiver of foster home approval standards.
  • HB675: Auxiliary grants; supportive housing providers.
  • HB676: Financial exploitation of adults; DARS work group to study.
  • HB677: Security freezes; fee exemption.
  • HB682: Teacher licensure; waiver of requirements, trade and industrial education programs.
  • HB683: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits.
  • HB684: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; rental of units and lots; disclosure packets.
  • HB687: Campaign finance; digital currency as an accepted form of contribution.
  • HB688: Certificate of public need; requirements before commencing a project.
  • HB689: Certificate of public need; exception for certain medical care equipment and services.
  • HB690: Immunity of persons at public hearing; attorney fees and costs.
  • HB812: Limited Residential Lodging Act; established, penalty.
  • HB814: Virginia Indian advisory board; Secretary of the Commonwealth may establish, membership.
  • HB816: Public Guardian and Conservator Advisory Board; established, membership, report.
  • HB1207: Family and Children's Trust Fund; exempt from taxation.
  • HB1312: Special license plates; MEG'S MILES.
  • HB1359: Transit Capital Project Revenue Advisory Board; established, report, sunset provision.
  • HJ103: Adoption; Commission on Youth to study home study process.
  • HJ174: Commending Robert R. Lindgren.
  • HJ201: Commending the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • HJ385: Commending the Virginia State Historic Preservation Office.
  • HJ417: Celebrating the life of Mathew Daniel Frank.