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: 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 »

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 »

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 »

WDBJ7: Crowdfunding proposal offers new option for small businesses in Virginia

March 6, 2015
"We heard consistently that access to capital was something that was really strongly needed," said Delegate Chris Head (R-Roanoke County). "And we were pleased to get just one more avenue for small business to be able to get funding." The Republican ...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 »

From the Legislator’s Website

2015 General Assembly Update ? Final

March 10, 2015

General Assembly Update

February 13, 2015

General Assembly Update

February 13, 2015

General Assembly Update

January 27, 2015

General Assembly Update

January 27, 2015

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.