Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

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12: Counties of Giles, Montgomery (part), and Pulaski (part); City of Radford [map]
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2019
Appropriations, General Laws, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 72% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 67% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
64.3% in 2019
From the Legislator’s Website


  • HB36: Student journalists; freedom of speech and the press.
  • HB210: Historical African American cemeteries; adds a cemetery in Montgomery County and City of Radford.
  • HB211: License plates, special; issuance to persons awarded the United States Air Medal, etc.
  • HB212: Custody and visitation arrangements; use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil by foster parent, etc.
  • HB622: Limiting employees' sharing of wage information; prohibited, civil penalty.
  • HB624: Human Rights, Division of; annual survey of certain employers.
  • HB628: Sanctions; improper purpose, claims filed in retaliation for certain actions.
  • HB629: Blacksburg, Town of; amending charter, public hearings.
  • HB630: Registered lobbyists; sexual harassment training.
  • HB638: Social security number; exemption from providing.
  • HB639: Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; use of two-way electronic communications in proceedings.
  • HB641: Funeral service providers; caskets provided by third parties.
  • HB643: Pipeline construction; certification requirement, minimum diameter, stop work orders.
  • HB644: Pipeline construction projects; water quality violations, cumulative effect, civil penalties.
  • HB646: Pipeline construction permit; amount of civil penalty for violation.
  • HB648: Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to Emergency Department Information.
  • HB795: Health insurance; association health plans.
  • HB1300: Virginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts.
  • HB1301: Children's Ombudsman, Office of the; established.
  • HB1302: Deputy sheriffs; minimum salary.
  • HB1303: Nuclear energy; strategic plan for overall goal of carbon-free energy.
  • HB1559: Prescription drug price transparency; penalties.
  • HB1721: Handheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty.
  • HB1719: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; applicability to certain candidates for town offices.
  • HB1720: Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; possession or distribution at public school.
  • HB1786: Vehicles on sidewalks; use of power-driven mobility devices.
  • HB1868: Virginia Index of Performance incentive program; renamed Exemplar School Recognition Program.
  • HB1869: Net energy metering; schools.
  • HB1905: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage referendum, exception.
  • HB1973: Historical African American cemeteries; adds two cemeteries in Pulaski County.
  • HB2045: Recovery residences; certification by Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.
  • HB2111: Immunity from civil liability; abuse of process, malicious prosecution, or emotional distress.
  • HB2112: Natural gas companies; right of entry upon property.
  • HB2380: Higher educational institutions, public; online course catalogue, no-cost/low-cost course materials.
  • HB2381: Children's Ombudsman, Office of the, and Children's Advocacy Fund; created.
  • HB2382: Student journalists; freedom of speech and the press.
  • HB2634: Alcoholic beverage control; local referendums.
  • HJ874: Celebrating the life of Roy Lee Redd.
  • HJ875: Celebrating the life of Trina Nelson Rupe.
  • HJ876: Commending New River Valley Community Services.
  • HJ877: Commending Don Goodman.
  • HJ878: Commending Robert Stoots.
  • HB147: FOIA; scholastic records, student handheld mobile telephone numbers, etc.
  • HB486: Alcoholic beverage control; granting of certain mixed beverage licenses.
  • HB488: Blacksburg, Town of; amending charter, clarifies voting on proposed ordinance.
  • HB489: Registration and licensing of vehicles; payment of local taxes and fees.
  • HB634: Two-way video testimony; reports by Chief Medical Examiner.
  • HB710: Children's Ombudsman, Office of the; created.
  • HB1075: Poaching; revocation of hunting, trapping, or fishing license and privileges.
  • HB1187: Natural gas companies; right of entry upon property.
  • HB1188: Natural gas pipelines; contingency plan, discharges, penalty.
  • HB1436: Prescription drugs; price transparency.
  • HB1457: Employers and potential employers; civil immunity, reports of violent behavior by an employee.
  • HB1501: Standards of Learning Innovation Committee; adoption of recommendations.
  • HJ75: Institutional student loans; SCHEV to study payment structures.
  • HJ96: VaLORS; JLARC to study increasing hazardous duty retirement benefits.
  • HJ134: Celebrating the life of Nannie Mae Berger Hairston.
  • HJ154: Commending Annette S. Perkins.
  • HJ155: Commending Ron Rordam.
  • HJ158: Commending Frank M. Beamer.
  • HJ159: Celebrating the life of Gary Lee Eaton.
  • HJ246: Commending Blacksburg High School.
  • HJ247: Commending James A. Davis.
  • HJ283: Celebrating the life of Hendrik W. Tieleman.
  • HJ292: Celebrating the life of Lindsay Butte West.
  • HJ364: Celebrating the life of Wanda Bowyer Morehead.
  • HJ405: Commending Diane L. Zahm.
  • HJ406: Commending Ashley Vollrath.
  • HR196: Commending the Radford University men's basketball team.
  • HR197: Commending the Radford High School boys' basketball team.