Senator Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)

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40: Lee County (All), Scott County (All), Washington County (All), Bristol City (All), Smyth County (Part), Wise County (Part), Grayson County (All), Wythe County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2019
Education and Health, Finance, Public Education (Chair), Health Licensing
Copatroning Habits
73% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 65% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 63% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
25% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Kingsport Times News: Voters say cut government spending, repeal Affordable Care Act during Kilgore town hall

January 18, 2017
Kilgore, R-Gate City, was joined on the call by Senator Bill Carrico, R-Fries; Sen. Ben Chafin, R-St. Paul; Delegate Israel O'Quinn,R-Bristol and Delgate Todd Pillion, R-Abingdon. Approximately three thousand people joined the town hall and ...

WCYB: Carrico talks education at General Assembly budget hearing

January 4, 2017
... for the number of students we've seen decline in southwest Virginia because of people leaving for other jobs and so forth," said Sen. Bill Carrico. Virginia's General Assembly goes into session in one week to work on a budget shortfall and other ...Lawmakers hear from public on McAuliffe's budget proposalsBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)all 3 news articles »

WCYB: Admission tax for potential Washington Co, VA entertainment venue filed for in Richmond

January 13, 2017
State Senator Bill Carrico has officially introduced a bill in the Virginia General Assembly that would allow Washington County, Virginia lawmakers to impose an admissions tax to a proposed entertainment venue. The 10 percent tax that would be placed ...

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog): Va. lawmakers to focus on budget, economy, energy

January 8, 2017
?When you're looking at cutting $1 billion out of your budget, every agency in the commonwealth will be presenting their case why you should spare them any cuts,? said state Sen. Bill Carrico, R-Fries. ?There are some tough decisions that will have to ...

Roanoke Times: Coalfields schools in dire financial straits as families, funding leave

January 8, 2017
?I'm going to be realistic and say everything they're asking for is laudable,? said Sen. Bill Carrico, R-Grayson. ?I mean, I'm trying to be as optimistic as possible, I just don't think it can all happen.? Carrico said he plans to introduce legislation ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Bill Carrico’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 229 video clips in all.


  • SB35: Vehicle registration fees; funds allocated to Department of State Police.
  • SB805: Vehicle registration fees; funds for Department of State Police.
  • SB1250: Motor vehicle safety inspection data.
  • SB1314: Retail Sales and Use Tax; spirits sold at government stores.
  • SB1315: Foster care; possession of firearm.
  • SB1316: Trucks; overweight permits for hauling asphalt.
  • SB1317: Spousal support; military disability benefits not considered income.
  • SB1318: Troutdale, Town of; amending charter, specifies terms of mayor and recorder as four years.
  • SB1319: Wytheville, Town of; amending charter, removes certain provisions requiring special election.
  • SB1320: Admissions tax; Washington County to impose on multi-sports complex and entertainment venue.
  • SB1321: Ophthalmic prescriptions and eye examinations; definitions, requirements, penalty.
  • SB1322: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; changes name of Advisory Committee.
  • SB1323: Neonatal abstinence syndrome; Board of Health to adopt regulations to include as reportable disease.
  • SB1324: Religious freedom; solemnization of marriage.
  • SB1325: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties.
  • SB1326: Medicare; supplement policies for individuals under age 65.
  • SB1327: Doctors; licensure of medical science.
  • SB1328: Enterprise zone grants and tax credits; qualified real property improvement expenditures.
  • SB1329: Cigarette; all localities allowed to impose a tax.
  • SB1330: Critical incident stress management team; peer support team.
  • SB1331: Transportation planning activities; responsibility of Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment.
  • SB1332: 'Song of the Mountains'; designating as state television series.
  • SB1361: Food donation; tax credit for restaurants that donate prepared food or meals.
  • SB1384: Motor carrier size and weight limitations; with federal law.
  • SB1464: Restoration of firearm rights; convicted felons.
  • SB1465: Retired conservation officers; carrying a concealed handgun.
  • SB1497: Manufactured home; excludes a park model recreation vehicle from definition.
  • SB1510: Handheld photo speed monitoring devices.
  • SJ285: Study; Joint Commission on Health Care; sustainability of the Prescription Monitoring Program.
  • SJ311: Constitutional amendment; legislative review of administrative rules (first reference).
  • SJ312: U.S. Constitution; application for a convention of the states.
  • SB35: Vehicle registration fees; funds allocated to Department of State Police.
  • SB36: State Police, Department of; appointment of supervisory officers.
  • SB37: Black vultures; control of those that pose danger to agricultural animals, etc.
  • SB38: General Services, Department of; animals trained for police work.
  • SB39: Alcoholic beverages; unlawful transport by persons who are under age 21, penalty.
  • SB40: Marriage licenses; issuance of license by State Registrar of Vital Records, conscience clause.
  • SB41: Religious freedom; marriage solemnization, participation, and beliefs.
  • SB42: Buying, receiving, or concealing stolen goods; adds the word 'knowingly' to the statute.
  • SB43: Municipal elections; clarifies that a city or town may move the time of its local elections.
  • SB44: Coal tax; limits aggregate amount of credits that may be allocated or claimed for employment, etc.
  • SB45: License plates, special; removes prohibition of logo, etc., of Sons of Confederate Veterans plates.
  • SB46: Commonwealth Space Flight Fund; extends transfer of funds through fiscal year 2023-2024.
  • SB62: Electoral College; allocation of electoral votes.
  • SB120: Passing stopped school buses; mailing of summons, rebutting presumption.
  • SB121: Senator George M. Warren Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 670 bridge in Washington County.
  • SB122: Charter; Town of Damascus.
  • SB329: BVU Authority; alters Board powers and duties, change in membership, conflict of interest policy.
  • SB456: Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy Fund; distribution to certain localities.
  • SB457: Asset forfeiture; changes burden of proof.
  • SB462: Virginia Retirement System; prohibited from investing in companies with business operations in Iran.
  • SB463: Nurse practitioners; licensed as certified nurse midwives, practicing without patient care team.
  • SB464: Gas-powered vehicles; included in definition of low-speed vehicles.
  • SB465: Request for Proposal of design-build projects.
  • SB479: Law-enforcement officers, retired; authority to carry concealed handguns.
  • SB699: Concealed handgun permits, out-of-state; government-issued photo id., reciprocal agreements.
  • SJ10: Celebrating the life of Richard Langley Settle, Jr.
  • SJ71: Individuals with brain injury, etc.; Joint Commission on Health Care to study.
  • SR61: Celebrating the life of Jay Cochran, Jr.
  • SB208: Grand larceny & property injury; health & safety made an element of crimes where coal mine damaged.
  • SB240: Public schools; withholding child from custodial parent.
  • SB289: Line of Duty Act; funding and review.
  • SB524: Segregated revenues; local fines and penalties.
  • SB607: Method of execution; Director of DOC certifies that lethal injection isn't available, electrocution.
  • SB608: Concealed handgun permits, lifetime; Department of State Police to issue, penalty.
  • SB680: Magistrates; appointment and supervision.
  • SB684: Forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; conviction required.
  • SB707: Capitol Square; payment of restitution for any damage to Square or any building, etc.
  • SB738: Virginia Sickness and Disability Program; open enrollment period for certain members of VRS.
  • SB739: State Police, Department of; appointment of supervisory officers.
  • SB740: Carbon dioxide emissions; regulation, General Assembly approval of state plan.
  • SB741: Coalfield employment enhancement; extends expiration date of tax credit to January 1, 2019.
  • SB742: Elections; run-off elections.
  • SB753: Trooper Andrew Fox Memorial Bridge; designating as New River Bridge on Interstate 81.
  • SB754: Vehicle registration; increases fees, allocates funds for Department of State Police.
  • SB786: Electoral college; revises process for allocation of electoral votes.
  • SB787: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend TO BE MUTUALLY HELPFUL TO ONE ANOTHER.
  • SB788: Public assistance; changes in custody.
  • SB789: District court seal; Committee on District Courts may also adopt an official seal.
  • SB790: DPOR; promoters of boxing, martial arts, and wrestling events.
  • SB791: Motor vehicle safety inspection; increases charge.
  • SB792: Secondary state highway system; expands number of streets eligible to be taken into system.
  • SB793: Towing truck driver, etc.; prohibits occupants in motor vehicle while such vehicle is being towed.
  • SB794: Judicial personnel; testimony of certain personnel.
  • SB795: BVU Authority; authorized to provide cable television, etc.
  • SB852: Public schools; definition of corporal punishment, exception.
  • SB1170: Assault and battery against family or household member; penalty.
  • SB1171: Bristol, City of; amending charter, clarifying changes to the Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority.
  • SB1172: Developments of regional impact; entitlement to certain sales tax revenues.
  • SB1173: Virginia Retirement System; revocation of participation by Town of Damascus.
  • SB1175: Rental property tax; localities permitted to impose a short-term tax on bicycles.
  • SB1176: Bristol, City of; amending charter, clarifying changes to the Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority.
  • SB1431: Commonwealth Space Flight Fund; allocations, 2021-2022 fiscal year sunset.
  • SB1432: Income tax, corporate; commercial spaceflight entities.
  • SB1433: Protective orders; assault and battery; penalty.
  • SJ221: Commending Cliffview Church of God.
  • SJ279: Tannerite; joint subcommittee to study danger of use of these explosives.
  • SJ331: Celebrating the life of Brock Anthony Michael Funk.
  • SR108: Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the creation of the Court of Scott County.
  • SR109: Commending Rachel Davis Fowlkes, Ed.D.
  • SR129: Commending the Washington County Victim/Witness Assistance Program.
  • SB203: Occupational therapy; practice as a therapist or therapist assistant applicant.
  • SB204: Charitable gaming; raffles by nonprofit organizations.
  • SB206: Department of State Police; appointment of supervisory officers.
  • SB208: Grand larceny & property injury; health & safety made an element of crimes where coal mine damaged.
  • SB211: Controlled substances; eliminates law-enforcement reports to Board of Pharmacy.
  • SB213: Dextromethorphan Distribution Act; penalty.
  • SB214: Entitlement to certain sales and use tax revenues; City of Bristol and Washington County.
  • SB216: Assault and battery; conspiracy to commit is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB217: Surface mining; pollutant discharge permit.
  • SB236: Students; codifies right to religious viewpoint expression.
  • SB240: Public schools; withholding child from custodial parent.
  • SB289: Line of Duty Act; funding and review.
  • SB290: Water & sewer charges; Prince George & Smyth Counties, charges constitute lien on property.
  • SB291: Visually impaired students; evaluation by certified Teacher of Visually Impaired.
  • SB524: Segregated revenues; local fines and penalties.
  • SB525: VDOT commuter lots; parking violations, failure to appear in court.
  • SB526: Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure method of information to recipient.
  • SB527: State Police, Department of; appointment of supervisory officers.
  • SB552: Gas severance tax; extends sunset provision to December 31, 2015.
  • SB607: Method of execution; Director of DOC certifies that lethal injection isn't available, electrocution.
  • SB608: Concealed handgun permits, lifetime; Department of State Police to issue, penalty.
  • SB615: Carbon dioxide; regulating emissions.
  • SB667: Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute; DBHDS to onvey certain real property.
  • SB668: Zoning ordinance; circuit court of Grayson County to order referendum to repeal existing ordinance.
  • SJ35: Selenium; Department of Environmental Quality to review toxicity to aquatic life.
  • SJ93: Commending Wytheville Community College.
  • SJ102: Move Over Awareness Month; designating as June 2014, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ138: Celebrating the life of Thomas Michael Maynard.
  • SJ139: Celebrating the life of Samuel S. Burkett.
  • SJ140: Celebrating the life of Marshall Eugene Guy.
  • SJ141: Commending Wise County and Norton City Public Schools.
  • SJ142: Commending the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority.
  • SJ155: Commending Dulcie M. Mumpower.
  • SJ192: Commending the Town of Chilhowie.
  • SJ5035: Commending Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company, Incorporated, of Norton.
  • SR15: United States Constitution; memorializing Congress of U. S. to propose Regulation Freedom Amendment.
  • SR506: Commending the Chilhowie High School girls' basketball team.
  • SR520: Commending Claude Patton Worrell.
  • SB320: Prescription Monitoring Program; required checks prior to dispensing certain controlled substances.
  • SB324: Limitation on Administrative Actions Relating to Firearms Act; established.
  • SB327: Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV.
  • SB331: Law enforcement officers; early retirement.
  • SB333: Mopeds; prohibited on highways with speed limits in excess of 35 miles per hour.
  • SB334: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of NASCAR.
  • SB720: Transient occupancy tax; adds Grayson County to list of counties authorized to levy.
  • SB721: VIEW; substance abuse screening and assessment of public assistance applicants and recipients.
  • SB722: Emergency absentee ballots; ballots provided to hospitalized voters.
  • SB723: Electoral College; State's electoral votes shall be allocated by congressional district.
  • SB727: Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV.
  • SB731: Mopeds; prohibited on highways with speed limits in excess of 35 miles per hour.
  • SB764: Smyth County; added to list permitted to charge for water and sewer shall be a lien on real estate.
  • SB765: Legal notices; advertisement on websites by Towns of Damascus and Glade Spring.
  • SB838: State employees; option of converting accumulated sick leave into service credit under VRS.
  • SB839: Local boundaries for law-enforcement; organizing for purpose of 911 dispatch and response.
  • SB844: Courthouse repair; certain counties may appoint committee to examine court facilities.
  • SB845: Misdemeanors; expungement of police and court records.
  • SB861: Retail Sales and Use Tax; entitlement of City of Bristol to certain revenues.
  • SB920: Emergency custody and involuntary temporary detention; transportation.
  • SB943: Corrections and Juvenile Justice, Departments of; powers and duties of Director, etc.
  • SB948: State Police, Department of; accident reports may be retained in hard copy or electronic form.
  • SB1067: RS & UT; exemption includes all-terrain vehicles, levies 5% motor vehicle sales & use tax.
  • SB1068: Easements; authorizes conveyance of right-of-way between Dept. of Forestry & Ratcliffe Foundation.
  • SB1069: Virginia Longitudinal Data System and Advisory Council; established, report.
  • SB1071: Community Integration Advisory Commission; extends sunset provision to July 1, 2016.
  • SB1288: Criminal history record information; emergency medical services providers.
  • SB1289: Retail Sales and Use Tax; development of regional impact.
  • SJ261: Constitutional amendment; expands freedom of speech provisions (first reference).
  • SJ280: Public education; recognizing need to tackle problem of hunger in classroom.
  • SJ403: Celebrating the life of Roger Clark Cooke.
  • SJ404: Commending Douglas Waller.
  • SJ405: Commending Kevin Watson.
  • SB317: Drug treatment courts; established in Buchanan, Dickenson, Goochland, Montgomery & Russell Counties.
  • SB318: VIEW; screening and assessment of public assistance recipients for use of illegal substances.
  • SB319: Unemployment compensation; misconduct and qualification for benefits, etc.
  • SB320: Schedule II, Schedule III, etc, controlled substances; required check with Program.
  • SB321: Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosures.
  • SB322: Motor carriers; insurance requirements.
  • SB323: Handguns; eliminates prohibition on purchasing more than one in a 30-day period.
  • SB324: Limitation on Administrative Actions Relating to Firearms Act; established.
  • SB325: Asset forfeitures; consolidates certain provisions and eliminates redundancies.
  • SB326: Asset forfeiture; forfeited drug assets are to be distributed in accordance with Constitution.
  • SB327: Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV.
  • SB328: Workers' compensation; establishes presumption, officers processing clandestine drug laboratories.
  • SB329: Early education; parental obligation.
  • SB330: Coal mine safety; operator of coal mine to submit map and revisions that show directional changes.
  • SB331: Law enforcement officers; early retirement.
  • SB332: Charter; Town of Troutdale.
  • SB333: Mopeds; prohibited on highways with speed limits in excess of 35 miles per hour.
  • SB334: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of NASCAR.
  • SB335: Weight limits; haulers of sand, gravel, and crushed stone.
  • SB573: Capitol Police; disposal of unclaimed firearms.
  • SB607: Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of revenue collected in certain public facilities.
  • SB608: Charter; Town of Gate City.
  • SB609: Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit; extends sunset date.
  • SJ91: U.S. Constitution; application to Congress to call constitutional convention.
  • SJ141: Commending the Virginia State Police on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.
  • SJ164: Commending the Whitetop Mountain Band.
  • HB73: Income tax, state; additional personal exemption for surviving spouse or head of household.
  • HB474: Public utility lines; procedure municipality may obtain to place across a railroad right-of-way.
  • HB1726: Bridge vertical clearance; responsibility of signage.
  • HB1727: Virginia Fair Employment Act; certain public contractors, etc., to enroll in E-Verify Program.
  • HB1728: Vehicle window tinting films; not to be applied to certain windows reducing light to less than 35%.
  • HB1729: Criminal background checks; DBHDS to use for employment of certain persons.
  • HB1731: Firearms, etc.; those manufactured and retained in State exempted from federal regulation.
  • HB1732: Concealed handgun permits; recognition of out-of-state permits.
  • HB1733: Commercial vehicles; person required to register with Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry.
  • HB1734: Professional Soil Scientists and Wetland Professionals, Board for; licensed soil scientists.
  • HB2010: Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation; created.
  • HB2011: Motor Vehicle Dealer Board; motor vehicle dealers to have Internet connections, etc.
  • HB2012: Law-enforcement employment; disclosure of juvenile records.
  • HB2050: Secondhand metal articles; sales procedures.
  • HB2051: Size and weight compliance agents; citations for overweight vehicles.
  • HB2322: Reckless driving; raises threshold for speeding from 80 miles per hour to 90 miles per hour.
  • HB2461: Trucks; maximum weight limits for those hauling gravel, sand, etc.
  • HJ593: Constitutional amendment; free exercise of religion (first reference).
  • HJ594: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; efficacy of establishing additional registries.
  • HJ595: Commending the Virginia Association of Counties and Virginia Cooperative Extension's.
  • HJ772: Celebrating the life of Mel Leaman.
  • HJ777: Commending Joy Ranch on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HB8: Concealed handgun permit; renewal by mail.
  • HB9: State Police Volunteer Chaplaincy Program; established.
  • HB69: Firearms, ammunition, etc.; those manufactured and retained in State not subject to federal law.
  • HB70: Students, nonpublic school; participation in public school interscholastic programs.
  • HB71: Line of Duty Act; short-term disability benefits for state police officers.
  • HB72: Firearms; possession with intent to use on school property is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB73: Income tax, state; additional personal exemption for surviving spouse or head of household.
  • HB74: Boating safety course; exempts person from taking if possess valid license issued by Coast Guard.
  • HB472: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: FRIENDS OF COAL, etc.
  • HB473: Weight limits; extends sunset provision for trucks hauling gravel, etc., in coal-producing counties.
  • HB474: Public utility lines; procedure municipality may obtain to place across a railroad right-of-way.
  • HB475: Concealed handgun permit; permit to carry in part of school building not being used for activities.
  • HB476: Polygraphs & other detection devices; Director of DPOR to approve use to detect deception or truth.
  • HB477: Electric utilities; limit on increases in base rates.
  • HB478: Citizen reported issues and requests; locality to establish database for information.
  • HB479: Veterans Services, Department of; shall provide burial vaults at no cost to eligible veterans.
  • HB480: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; CTB to conduct third party audits of agreements executed.
  • HB481: Claims; Lois Ann Grimes.
  • HB856: Speed limits; increases on highways where it is presently 65 mph to 70 mph.
  • HB857: Line of Duty Act; access to records of investigation.
  • HB962: Claims; Daniel and Brenda Brewer.
  • HB1219: Polygraph examiners; Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to regulate.
  • HB1308: Investor-owned public utility; SCC to suspend enforcement of all proposed rates, toll, charges, etc.
  • HJ275: Virginia Confederate soldiers; memorial at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.
  • HJ276: Commending Karen Halsey.
  • HJ287: Commending John W. Burrow.
  • HJ288: Commending the Life Center of Galax.
  • HJ334: Commending Amy Phillips.
  • HB374: CHILD WITH AUTISM signs; VDOT to post within an area in which child resides.
  • HB1651: Line of Duty Act; short-term disability benefits for state police officers.
  • HB1652: Confederate cemeteries & graves; adds Skinquarter Baptist Church Cemetery & McKenzie Cemetery.
  • HB1653: Driver's license; provisional; issuance to person less than 19 yrs. old.
  • HB1654: Driver's licensees; examination of one believed to be incompetent.
  • HB1655: Firearms; award of court costs, etc., to entity that prevails in action challenging locality.
  • HB1750: Campus police; report of certain incidents to State Police.
  • HB1751: Admissions tax; adds Carroll County to list of localities that may impose at events.
  • HB1752: Weight limits for gravel trucks, coal haulers, etc.; extends sunset provision thereon.
  • HB1753: Judges; if convicted of felony, etc., and all apeal rights terminated, his next term shall expire.
  • HB2314: State Police Volunteer Chaplaincy Program; established.
  • HB2315: Electric utility rates; deferral of increases.
  • HB2316: Transient occupancy tax; adds Smyth County to those permitted to impose an additional 3%.
  • HB2317: Vehicle safety inspections; State Police to accept electonic form of data required to be submitted.
  • HB2490: Claims; Daniel and Brenda Brewer.
  • HB2491: Charter; City of Galax.
  • HJ974: Commending Robert S. Bowers, Jr.
  • HB365: Substance abuse screening; person become ineligible for public assistance if using illegal drugs.
  • HB366: Unemployment compensation; testing for controlled substances.
  • HB367: Sanctuary cities; prohibits localities from adopting policy that protects undocumented immigrants.
  • HB368: Inmates; officer of correctional facility to inquire of alien status.
  • HB369: Retirement System; state & local law-enforcement officers may take full retirement if have 25 yrs.
  • HB370: Concealed handgun permit applications; access to personal information.
  • HB371: Firearm control; locality to pay attorney fees resulting from taking actions prohibited.
  • HB372: Motor vehicle dealer; advertising.
  • HB373: Highway welcome and exit signs; localities may put up within highway rights-of-way.
  • HB374: CHILD WITH AUTISM signs; VDOT to post within an area in which child resides.
  • HB375: School students, nonpublic; participation in interscholastic sports.
  • HJ76: Recognizing the Town of Independence as the Official Home of the Grand Privy Race in Virginia.
  • HJ413: Commending Angela G. Lawson.
  • HJ414: Commending Leah Paige Truitt.
  • HJ6026: Commending the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence.
  • HR21: Celebrating the life of John Ashby Bowden, Jr.
  • HR22: Celebrating the life of James Paul Shaw.
  • HB2105: Charles B. Morris Memorial Bridge; designating as I-77 bridge over Route 58 in Carroll County.
  • HB2106: Concealed handgun permits; certain applicants not required to submit fingerprints.
  • HB2107: Sex offender registry; requires persons convicted of certain crimes to register.
  • HB2108: Visual displays; permits visual displays if driver's view is enhanced.
  • HB2109: Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; includes those employed by sheriff's office, etc.
  • HB2110: Cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine; exclusion from drug first-offender deferral consideration.
  • HB2111: Interpreters; fee for non-English-speaking defendants.
  • HB2112: Safe-deposit boxes; company or bank to permit spouse or next of kin of deceased lessee access to.
  • HB2113: Mopeds; requiring stickers thereon.
  • HB2114: Tuition, in-state; Community College System granting thereof to persons out of state within 30 mile.
  • HB2515: Disorderly conduct in public places; prosecution thereof to include utterance or display of words.
  • HB2516: Law-enforcement employees; overtime compensation therefor.
  • HB2547: Firearms; regulation by counties for hunting.
  • HB2721: Criminal history background checks; providers licensed by DMHMRSAS.
  • HB2846: Fiduciaries; expenses and commissions allowed reviewed by commissioners.
  • HB3069: Overtime compensation; to include state law-enforcement employees.
  • HB3118: Freedom of Information Act; records of Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
  • HB3190: Coal mine certification; requires pre-employment substance abuse testing and suspension for certain.
  • HB3210: Police canines; training and certification requirements for those used by law-enforcement agencies.
  • HJ631: Nurses and nursing aides, licensed practical; Board of Nursing to study pay parity therefor.
  • HJ633: Commending Evelyn Thompson Lawrence.
  • HJ724: Constitutional amendment; religious freedom (first reference).
  • HJ823: Commending the Virginia Department of State Police.
  • HJ859: Commending the Town of Independence's annual Mountain Foliage Festival and Grand Privy Race.
  • HB5: Trout fishing; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue special permits for handicapped.
  • HB363: Overweight vehicles; specialized mobile equipment with permits to operate on interstate highways.
  • HB364: DUI of alcohol or drugs; removes reference to engine or train from DUI statutute.
  • HB365: Jail facilities, local or regional; extends deadline for consideration of construction, etc.
  • HB366: Mopeds, motorcycles, etc.; localities to adopt ordinances regualting noise therefrom.
  • HB367: Registration card; contents to include insurance update.
  • HB368: Juveniles; mental health facility recommendations are admissible during commitment hearing.
  • HB369: Retirement System; changes in benefits for state employees, state & local law-enforcement officers.
  • HB370: Firearms; localities may adopt an ordinance that prohibits from carrying for hunting on public hwys.
  • HB371: Law-enforcement officer, etc.; persons using abusive language towards guilty of misdemeanor.
  • HB372: Solemn ceremonies; unlawful assembly in protest near or at ceremony is guilty of misdemeanor.
  • HB373: I-SaveRx Prescription Drug Program; Sec. of Health Human Resources to discuss with other states.
  • HB1179: Speed limits; special limitation on interstates.
  • HB1180: Public safety employee hardship; powers of Governor during emergency.
  • HB1181: Canine detector and patrol units; certification of those used by law-enforcement agencies.
  • HB1182: DUI of alcohol or drugs; offense considered if certain milligrams in blood.
  • HB1401: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • HB1406: Prostitution; solicitation from a minor.
  • HB1474: Viral hepatitis; certain awareness program required.
  • HB1475: Commonwealth Transportation Board; bonds for Route 58 Corridor.
  • HB5006: Route 58 Corridor; authorizing Transportation Board to issue bonds therefor.
  • HJ179: Commending Charles Emmett Olive.
  • HJ198: Commending the Virginia Department of State Police for its support of Hurricane Katrina relief.
  • HJ378: Commending Tom Barr.
  • HJ5086: Commending William Lee Strong.