Delegate Chris Head (R-Roanoke)

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Party
Republican
District
17: Counties of Botetourt (part) and Roanoke (part); City of Roanoke (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Finance, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Website
delegatechrishead.com
Copatroning Habits
86% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 93% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 74% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
26.1% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$45,956.78 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Friends of Bill Cleaveland Political Roanoke $1,561
Dominion Leadership Trust Political Action Cmte Fredericksburg $1,203
Friends of Bill Cleaveland Political Roanoke $1,189
Virginia BankPac Political Action Committee Glen Allen $1,000
Virginia Realtors PAC Political Action Committee Glen Allen $750
Virginia Coal Association Political Action Cmte Richmond, VA 23219 $500
Virginia Cable Political Action Committee Political Action Committee Richmond $500
Alpha Natural Resources Coal Abingdon $500
Huntington Ingalls Industries Ship Building Newport News $500
Altira Food/Drink/Tobacco Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Roanoke County to count primary ballots by hand

May 13, 2015
Of Roanoke County's 32 precincts, 19 will participate in the primary in which Del. Chris Head, R-Botetourt County, will face Roanoke County challenger Harry Griego. The district also spans two precincts in Botetourt County, which will borrow three ...

Roanoke Times: Pilot to challenge Del. Chris Head for Republican nomination in 17th House ...

March 17, 2015
Republican Del. Chris Head has a challenger for his party's nomination in the 17th House District this year. Voters will choose a candidate via a June 9 primary. Harry Griego, a pilot who lives in Roanoke County, announced in a news release Tuesday ...and more »

Augusta Free Press: House passes Del. Scott Taylor's crowdfunding bill

February 2, 2015
House passes Del. Scott Taylor's crowdfunding billThis legislation widens the audience of potential investors, giving startups a stronger opportunity to succeed.? ?Making easier for Virginians to invest in startups in the Commonwealth will position us for long-term job creation,? said Del. Chris Head ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Roanoke County to spend $400000 to replace WinVote voting machines

April 15, 2015
The new voting machines will not be up and running in time for Roanoke County's June 9 primary, in which Del. Chris Head, R-Botetourt County, will face Roanoke County challenger Harry Griego. The House of Delegates district spans 19 of Roanoke ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Roanoke Valley needs to market itself better, lawmakers say

March 25, 2015
Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt County, recalled Tuesday how he visited a Richmond gathering for legislators at the start of this year's General Assembly session hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce. Then he moved on to one hosted by a ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Chris Head’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 28 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB367: Community Action Act; duties of Secretary of Commerce and Trade.
  • HB368: Eye care coverage; requirement for carrier practices.
  • HB370: Commercial credit reporting; establishes procedure enterprise may request access to report.
  • HB371: License tax, local; tax on net income of businesses.
  • HB955: Administrative Process Act; exemption for certain regulations.
  • HB1382: Unemployment compensation benefits; liability for benefit charges.
  • HB1384: Securities Act; exemption for crowdfunding.
  • HB1404: Business permit, license, etc.; timely response by localities.
  • HB1405: Legal notices; advertisement by locality.
  • HB1406: Driving on a suspended or revoked license; causing death of another person, penalty.
  • HB1419: Standards of Learning; changes.
  • HB1422: Illegal consumption of alcohol; use of premises, civil penalty.
  • HB1532: Roanoke, City of; amending charter, appointment of director of finance, term of office.
  • HB1555: Medicaid; tax credit for providers of waiver services.
  • HB2123: Funeral services; practice does not include sale of caskets.
  • HB2213: Small Business Loan Guarantee Fund; created.
  • HB2245: School board clerks; electronic maintenance of records.
  • HB2258: Nursing facility services; preadmission screening.
  • HJ515: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly, suspension of portions of administrative rule.
  • HJ527: Virginia Caregivers Month; designating as November 2015, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HR317: Celebrating the life of David G. Helmer.
  • HB94: Business permits, etc.; assistance and documentation required from localities.
  • HB95: Legal notices; advertisement by locality on websites, radio, or television.
  • HB96: Reckless driving; causing death while driving with suspended license, guilty of Class 6 felony.
  • HB97: Elections; central absentee voter precincts.
  • HB365: Standards of Learning; assessments, revisions.
  • HB366: Virginia Tourism Authority; designating Blue Ridge Highlands region to enhance tourism development.
  • HB367: Community Action Act; duties of Secretary of Commerce and Trade.
  • HB368: Eye care coverage; requirement for carrier practices.
  • HB369: Parking management companies; expands powers of companies operating under contracts with localities.
  • HB370: Commercial credit reporting; establishes procedure enterprise may request access to report.
  • HB371: License tax, local; tax on net income of businesses.
  • HB372: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; expedited evictions for nonremediable breaches.
  • HB454: Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); DMAS to expand.
  • HB476: Home care organizations; inspections.
  • HB497: BPOL; appeal of business license tax classification.
  • HB602: Alcoholic beverages; providing alcohol to underage persons.
  • HB702: Uniform assessments; qualified assessors.
  • HB955: Administrative Process Act; exemption for certain regulations.
  • HB1002: Training, Committee on, within Department of Criminal Justice Services; increases membership.
  • HJ157: Celebrating the life of William Bruce Overstreet, Jr.
  • HJ379: Commending the Rotary Club of Roanoke.
  • HJ5184: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Manley Caldwell Butler.
  • HR15: Commending the Northside High School Football team.
  • HB219: Unemployment benefits; volunteer service requirement, report.
  • HB1138: Civil remedies; use of depositions.
  • HB1329: Local taxes; interest on refunds and delinquent taxes.
  • HB1372: Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification.
  • HB1373: Legal notices; advertisement by locality.
  • HB1374: Summary judgment; use of depositions.
  • HB1445: Home care organizations; clarifies liability insurance coverage requirements.
  • HB1567: Suspended or revoked license; driving recklessly causing death of another person, penalty.
  • HB1720: Alcoholic beverages; person not requiring evidence of legal age guilty of Class 3 misdemeanor, etc.
  • HB1722: Facilities; assistance and documentation to person seeking business license, etc.
  • HB2082: Information Technology Advisory Council; Council to elect chairman and vice-chair from membership.
  • HB2283: Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority; designated as an agency in executive branch of state.
  • HB2284: Social Services, Commissioner of; submission of financial information, exemption from disclosure.
  • HB2290: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for hiring certain veterans with salary of $30,000.
  • HJ564: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly, limitations (first reference).
  • HJ591: Celebrating the life of John Robert Slaughter, Sr.
  • HJ606: Celebrating the life of William B. Poff.
  • HR84: Commending the Roanoke Catholic High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HR142: Commending the Vinton Host Lions Club.
  • HB219: Unemployment benefits; volunteer service requirement, report.
  • HB220: Home care organizations; licensure.
  • HB221: VIEW; substance abuse screening and assessment of public assistance applicants and recipients.
  • HB222: Legal notices; allows localities to meet notice requirements by utilizing their websites, etc.
  • HB1138: Civil remedies; use of depositions.
  • HB1163: Alcoholic beverage control; proof of legal age required.
  • HB1220: Industrial development authorities; allows Roanoke County and City of Norfolk to expand board.
  • HR564: Commending William B. Overstreet, Jr.