Sen. Danica Roem (D-Manassas)

Photo of Danica A. Roem
Party
Democratic
District
30: All of Manassas City and Manassas Park City; parts of Prince William County
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2027
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
86% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 90% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 71% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
50% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Mail: Transgender Virginia state senator Danica Roem storms out of chamber after she was called SIR by state lieuten

February 27, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

DatacenterDynamics: Virginia lawmakers propose new bills limiting data center development

January 15, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

The Washington Post: Democrats dominate N. Va., with some losses reflecting voter frustrations

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

The Washington Post: Ex-detective running for Virginia Senate resigned amid investigation

September 28, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

The Washington Post: A guide to the 2023 Virginia general election: What to know before you vote

September 22, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

Bills

  • SB281: Family cemeteries; interment rights, proof of kinship.
  • SB282: Virginia Highway Safety Improvement Program; use of surplus funds for Program.
  • SB283: Free school meals; work group to study offering to students statewide.
  • SB284: Siting of data centers; impacts on resources and historically significant sites.
  • SB285: Siting of data centers; site assessment.
  • SB286: Electric utilities; underground transmission lines.
  • SB288: Data centers; noise abatement.
  • SB289: Stormwater management regulations; enterprise data center operations.
  • SB290: Guardians and conservators; order of appointment and certificate of qualification, annual report.
  • SB291: Court-appointed guardians; training, powers and duties.
  • SB292: Guardianship and conservatorship; report of guardian ad litem.
  • SB293: Guardianship and conservatorship; duties and powers of guardian and conservator.
  • SB314: Farm to School Program Task Force; Department of Education to establish.
  • SB318: Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program; established, report.
  • SB320: WIC applicants; DH to provide information to food banks regarding providing assistance.
  • SB321: Administrative and civil proceedings; protected information, newspersons engaged in journalism.
  • SB324: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; charges for production of public records.
  • SB325: Vital records; birth certificates, adoption, members of the military.
  • SB326: Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.
  • SB336: Photo speed monitoring devices; high-risk intersection segments.
  • SJ19: Roadway & pedestrian improvements in Gainesville; VDOT to study implementation in Prince Wm. County.
  • SR127: Commending Olivia LoBalbo.
  • SR128: Commending the Brentsville District High School girls' soccer team.
  • SR129: Celebrating the life of Priit Juho Vesilind.
  • SR130: Celebrating the life of Lawrence Melvin Smith, Jr.
  • SR131: Celebrating the life of Samuel Smallwood Ellis.
  • SR132: Commending Sarah Everhardt.
  • SR179: Celebrating the life of Kenneth Robert Krieger.
  • HB1974: Electric utilities; underground transmission lines.
  • HB1986: Stormwater management regulations; enterprise data center operations.
  • HB2005: Haymarket, Town of; amending charter, municipal elections.
  • HB2006: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public records charges, electronic payment method.
  • HB2007: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; posting of fee policy by a public body.
  • HB2011: Family cemeteries; interment rights, proof of kinship.
  • HB2021: School boards; schoolwide events with parents, free or reduced price meals applications.
  • HB2025: SNAP benefits program; parent information sheet, free or reduced price meals application.
  • HB2027: Guardianship; procedures for restriction of communication, visitation, or interaction.
  • HB2028: Guardianship; duties of guardian, visitation requirements.
  • HB2029: Public Guardian and Conservator Advisory Board; member terms.
  • HB2031: Farm to School Program Task Force; Department of Education to establish.
  • HB2379: Virginia Highway Safety Improvement Program; use of surplus funds for Program.
  • HB2380: SNAP applications; information.
  • HB2437: Court-appointed guardians; training, powers & duties, annual report to local dept. of social serv.
  • HJ522: Data center development; DOE to study impacts on Virginia's environment, etc.
  • HR446: Commending the staff of Central Community Library.
  • HR447: Commending Chrissy Kelly.
  • HR448: Commending the Osbourn Park High School Competition Robotics Team 2068.
  • HR449: Commending Philip Daniel.
  • HR450: Commending the staff of Manassas Park City Library.
  • HR482: Commending Ashleigh Clyde.
  • HR487: Celebrating the life of G. Robert Maitland.
  • HR494: Commending the staff of Bull Run Library.
  • HB540: Driver's license; extension of validity.
  • HB546: Transportation safety funding; surplus in proposed budget to include.
  • HB582: Higher educational institutions, public; notice to students, SNAP benefits.
  • HB583: Public elementary and secondary school students; ability to pay for meals and school meal debt.
  • HB587: School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program; processing of applications.
  • HB599: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; charges for production of public records.
  • HB610: Cemeteries; interment rights, proof of kinship.
  • HB615: Sale of cemeteries owned by a locality; notice to descendants.
  • HB616: Zoning appeals, board of; funding.
  • HB624: Behavioral health safety net workforce needs; DBHDS to develop strategy to address, report.
  • HB626: Disclosure in land use proceedings; statewide application.
  • HB629: Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program; established, report.
  • HB634: Guardianship visitation requirements; DARS shall convene a work group to review and evaluate.
  • HB643: Guardianship and conservatorship; periodic review hearings.
  • HB925: Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices and components.
  • HB961: Cemeteries; registration, publication prior to sale.
  • HB1207: DARS; training, powers, and duties of guardian.
  • HB1260: Guardianship; procedures for restriction of communication, visitation, or interaction.
  • HR139: Commending the Community Roots Project, Manassas Park Seed Exchange.
  • HR154: Commending the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry.
  • HR197: Commending the Manassas Park Fire and Rescue Department.
  • HR198: Commending Myles Lanier.
  • HR199: Commending Joshua King.
  • HR200: Commending Lena M. Gooden.
  • HR201: Commending the Manassas Park Latino Festival.
  • HR202: Commending Viviana Rodriguez.
  • HB503: Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices.
  • HB1392: FOIA Ombudsman; powers and duties, report.
  • HB1599: School boards; staffing ratios for librarians.
  • HB1828: Commissioner of DMV; powers and duties during a declared state of emergency.
  • HB1828: Commissioner of DMV; powers and duties during a declared state of emergency.
  • HB1898: Zoning appeals, board of; appointments.
  • HB1898: Zoning appeals, board of; appointments.
  • HB2000: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; charges for production of public records.
  • HB2013: School boards; board policy for students unable to pay for a meal at school.
  • HB2013: School boards; board policy for students unable to pay for a meal at school.
  • HB2132: Homicides and assaults and bodily woundings; certain matters not to constitute defenses.
  • HB2132: Homicides and assaults and bodily woundings; certain matters not to constitute defenses.
  • HB2135: School boards, certain; participation in the Afterschool Meal Program.
  • HB2135: School boards, certain; participation in the Afterschool Meal Program.
  • HB2318: Test driving vehicles; residence districts, civil penalty.
  • HB2318: Test driving vehicles; residence districts, civil penalty.
  • HJ558: Student meal donation programs; baccalaureate public institution of higher education to establish.
  • HR295: Celebrating the life of Gloria Bandy.
  • HR321: Commending Elizabeth Lewis.
  • HR322: Commending Why Incorporated.
  • HR323: Commending the Prince William County Public Schools' Food and Nutrition Services staff.
  • HR755: Commending GainesvilleRx Pharmacy.
  • HR756: Commending Reese E. Lepre.
  • HR757: Commending Nathan K. Lam.
  • HR777: Commending the Mason and Partners Vaccination Clinic at the Manassas Park Community Center.
  • HB113: Protected information; newspersons engaged in journalism, definitions.
  • HB341: Taxation, Department of; sharing information with the Department of Social Services.
  • HB503: Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices.
  • HB696: Local human rights ordinances; sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • HB697: School meals; adoption of policies.
  • HB698: School boards; distribution of excess food.
  • HB701: School boards; school meal policies, parental notification and opt-out.
  • HB703: School meal debt; donations.
  • HB780: Returns of service; acceptance of copies of proofs of service.
  • HB1024: State Police, Department of; establishment of cold case searchable database.
  • HB1030: Electrical transmission lines; placement of overhead and underground lines.
  • HB1392: FOIA Ombudsman; powers and duties, report.
  • HB1410: Food stamps; Restaurant Meals Program.
  • HB1415: School library clerical personnel; ratios of positions to students.
  • HB1426: School boards; availability of school meals to students, effective date.
  • HB1429: Health insurance; nondiscrimination, gender identity or transgender status.
  • HB1599: School boards; staffing ratios for librarians.
  • HB1722: Applied behavior analysis services; Department of Education shall develop guidance and resources.
  • HB5113: School boards, certain; student meals, participation in the Community Eligibility Provision.
  • HJ85: Transgender Day of Remembrance; designating as November 20, 2020, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ104: National Prosthodontics Awareness Week.
  • HJ127: Court-appointed guardians and conservators; JLARC to study operations, etc.
  • HJ128: Commuter rail systems; DRPT to study and develop best practices for constructing, etc.
  • HJ459: Commending Yorkshire Restaurant.
  • HR150: Commending the Osbourn Park High School indoor track and field program.
  • HR154: Commending the Battlefield High School indoor track and field program.
  • HR187: Commending Dashon Reeves.
  • HR209: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Commander Brian Edward McCaffrey, USCG, Ret.
  • HR212: Commending the Greater Sikh Community of Northern Virginia.
  • HR543: Celebrating the life of Pierre Nkepnang.
  • HB2250: Protected information; newspersons engaged in journalism.
  • HB2339: Taxation, Department of; sharing information with the Department of Social Services.
  • HB2375: Zoning ordinance; review of proposed amendments.
  • HB2376: School meal; adoption of policies.
  • HB2400: School Breakfast Program/National School Lunch Program; school boards to determine eligibility, etc.
  • HB2401: Public service corporations; statements of government influence spending.
  • HB2462: School boards; school meal policies, student debt, parental notification.
  • HB2466: State Route 28; Department of Transportation to study.
  • HB2467: State Route 28; Department of Transportation to study.
  • HB2468: State Route 28; Department of Transportation to study.
  • HB2469: Electric utility regulation; pilot program for undergrounding electrical transmission lines.
  • HB2507: Attorney General, Office of the; FOIA Ombudsman appointed, powers and duties, report.
  • HB2587: Confidentiality of tax information; local tax officers sharing information w/ local officers.
  • HB2669: Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices.
  • HJ671: DRPT; cost of commuter and light rail projects, report.
  • HJ673: JLARC; Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program, report.
  • HJ1033: Commending the Prince William County Human Rights Commission.
  • HJ1075: Commending Kline's Freeze.
  • HJ1082: Celebrating the life of Richard Lee Proffitt.
  • HJ1093: Commending the residents of the Rollins Ford Road corridor.
  • HJ1099: Celebrating the life of Josephine Bernadine Cooke.
  • HR445: Commending the Patriot High School boys' and girls' indoor track teams.
  • HR448: Commending the Manassas Park High School swim team.
  • HR451: Celebrating the life of Donald E. Shuemaker, Sr.
  • HB556: State Corporation Commission; intervenor compensation.
  • HB559: Conflict of Interests Acts, State & Local Gov't, & General Assembly; post-service restrictions.
  • HB561: State Corporation Commission; increases number of members.
  • HB562: Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.
  • HB938: Cold case searchable database; Superintendent of State Police may establish and maintain.
  • HB940: Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman; created, Attorney General to appoint.
  • HB1113: Health insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder.
  • HB1309: Protected information; newspersons engaged in journalism.
  • HB1477: School boards; establishes several requirements relating to school meals.
  • HB1478: Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices.
  • HB1603: Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; charges for the production of public records.
  • HJ66: Commuter rail system in the Commonwealth; Department of Transportation to study.
  • HJ68: State Route 28; Department of Transportation to study.
  • HJ138: School boards; training to identify suicidal students.
  • HJ561: Commending Battlefield High School's Bobcats Evaluating and Servicing Technology Club.
  • HJ562: Commending the Virginia Student Training and Refurbishment Program.
  • HJ573: Commending Patricia Hurley.
  • HJ574: Commending Anne Shaw.
  • HR115: Commending the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division.
  • HR153: Commending Adelle Settle.