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 2017
Committees
Finance, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Website
delegatechrishead.com
Twitter
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Copatroning Habits
81% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 92% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 73% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
11.1% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Benzinga: Delegate Chris Head to Give the Commencement Address at Fork Union Military Academy

March 29, 2017
Chris Head, who represents the 17th District in the Virginia House of Delegates, has accepted the invitation from RADM J. Scott Burhoe, the president of Fork Union Military Academy, to be this year's commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony to ...

Roanoke Times: Roanoke Women's March organizer to challenge Del. Chris Head

March 9, 2017
Roanoke Women's March organizer to challenge Del. Chris HeadOne of the organizers of the Women's March on Roanoke has filed to run against Del. Chris Head. Djuna (Juna) Osborne, a Democrat, will oppose Head, R-Botetourt, for Virginia's House of Delegates 17th District seat. Osborne, 41, helped organize the ...

The Roanoke Star: Women's March Co-organizer Will Challenge Chris Head

March 28, 2017
Women's March Co-organizer Will Challenge Chris HeadDjuna Osborne (its pronounced June-ah) is seeking the Democrat Party nomination and will have it if no one else steps forward by March 30, to run against Republican delegate Chris Head, the incumbent in the 17th district that covers parts of Roanoke ...

Roanoke Times: Column: Virginia's undisputed veto champ knocks down some more

March 26, 2017
Column: Virginia's undisputed veto champ knocks down some moreNobody had ever done that before, either. Some Republican lawmakers from the Roanoke Valley were distinctly unimpressed ? especially by the radio show act. ?I've never seen any other governor behave this way before,? said Del. Chris Head, R-Botetourt.and more »

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Delegate Chris Head on Economic Reform and Roanoke Valley Politics

January 19, 2017
I had a chance to sit down with Delegate Chris Head while at the 2017 General Assembly's Lobby Day. This was a special treat since Delegate Head represents me in the General Assembly. We discuss his veto from Terry McAliuffe, his ideas for economic ...

These are all of the video clips of Chris Head’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 38 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB286: Legal notices; advertisement by locality.
  • HB1394: Franchisees; status thereof and its employees as employees of the franchisor.
  • HB1434: Tuition Assistance Grant Program; eligible institutions, student speech and expression.
  • HB1435: VIEW; pilot program for substance abuse screening and assessment.
  • HB1436: Unemployment compensation; wage offset.
  • HB1437: Public school students; sight and hearing testing, exceptions.
  • HB1438: Natural gas companies; right of entry.
  • HB1439: Income tax, individual and corporate; small business job creation tax credit.
  • HB1914: School board members; criminal background checks.
  • HB2225: Hospital data reporting; charity care policies and other activities, clarifies definition.
  • HB2227: Certificate of public need; denial of certain certificates.
  • HB2370: Administrative Process Act; reconsideration of an agency's final decision, etc.
  • HB2379: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes president of Bluefield College from board of trustees.
  • HB2400: Health insurance; use of drug pricing benchmark value.
  • HB2408: Supplemental nutrition assistance program; eligibility criteria for participation.
  • HJ545: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly, etc.
  • HJ777: Celebrating the life of Alfred C. Anderson.
  • HR380: Celebrating the life of Arthur Duane Fender, Jr.
  • HB18: Franchisees; status thereof and its employees as employees of the franchisor.
  • HB19: Ministers or other persons authorized to celebrate rites of matrimony; no oath required.
  • HB55: Health benefit plans; large and small employers.
  • HB286: Legal notices; advertisement by locality.
  • HB462: Administrative Process Act; contents of notices for case proceedings.
  • HB463: Transfer of medical equipment; certificate of public need not required.
  • HB465: Private wells; validity of permits.
  • HB466: Environmental permits; issuance to businesses near greenways.
  • HB467: Manufacturing companies; limited standing to seek injunctive relief against companies.
  • HB468: VIEW; pilot program for substance abuse screening and assessment.
  • HB469: Local taxes; rate of interest on certain refunds.
  • HB1229: Excursion trains; certification requirements, liability of railroad company.
  • HJ39: Celebrating the life of Alison Bailey Parker.
  • HJ181: Norfolk & Western Railway Class J 611; designating as the official steam locomotive of Virginia.
  • HR1: Celebrating the life of Allen Oat Woody III.
  • HR132: Commending Robert G. Moore III.
  • HR176: Celebrating the life of Richard Earl Anderson.
  • HR193: Celebrating the life of Major General Lloyd B. Ramsey, USA, Ret.
  • 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.