Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond)

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Party
Democratic
District
70: Counties of Chesterfield (part) and Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) [map]
Took Office
January 1994
Left Office
January 2010
Copatroning Habits
68% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 76% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 55% of them are Democrats.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

RichmondBizSense: Crowded road ahead for city bike share program

January 17, 2019
  As regulations to legalize dockless electric scooters and bicycles in Richmond make their way through City Hall, questions remain as to the effectiveness and ...

Hoops Hype: Which NBA player was born the same day as you? Find out here

January 13, 2019
  For your perusal, here are the birth dates of all players in NBA history. Key: All-Stars in bold. January 1 Bones McKinney (1919) John Logan (1921) Ray Wertis ...

Hoops Hype: Look up the NBA players with the same initials as you

December 29, 2018
  This funny game went viral earlier this week with multiple NBA fans responding to the original tweet. Name the best NBA player that shares the same initials as ...

Community Idea Stations: Critics See Old Patterns at Work in Richmond Coliseum Deal

December 17, 2018
  The Richmond Coliseum opened with a roar. A surprise pyrotechnics show of ten ?aerial bombs? ripped off right as Governor Linwood Holton sank a ceremonial ...

NOLA.com: New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019: See the daily lineup of performers

January 15, 2019
  From Earth, Wind and Fire to Jimmy Buffett, see who is performing each day.

Bills

  • HB942: Driver's license, provisional; repeals provision allowing use of wireless devices when stopped.
  • HB905: Statutory burglary; increased punishment.
  • HB906: Prisoners; earned sentence credits.
  • HB907: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason.
  • HB942: Driver's license, provisional; repeals provision allowing use of wireless devices when stopped.
  • HB943: Veterans services; changes references, etc. of Commissioner to Secretary of Public Safety.
  • HB1007: Fusion Intelligence Center; confidentiality and immunity from service of process.
  • HB1038: Minimum wage law; enforcement.
  • HB1237: Inmates; emergency psychiatric treatment.
  • HB1404: Payday lending charges; establishes maximum annual interest rate.
  • HB1495: Real estate lending practices; prohibits prepayment penalty if owner has occupied home over 2 years.
  • HJ571: Commending Mosby Memorial Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary
  • HJ572: Commending Reverend Dr. Marjorie Leeper Booker.
  • HJ599: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Barry T. Young.
  • HJ600: Celebrating the life of John Oliver Green, Jr.
  • HJ601: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Darrel Rollins.
  • HB223: College Partnership Laboratory School Fund; created.
  • HB233: Cellular telephones; prohibits use while driving.
  • HB1225: Comprehensive plan; localities to incorporate specified smart growth policies.
  • HB1226: Contracts, procurement; sets minimum fees for those formed using electronic program known as eVa.
  • HB1229: Expulsion of students; amends the procedure thereof for readmission to school.
  • HB2507: Real estate tax; assessments.
  • HB2508: Minimum wage; increase per hour.
  • HB2509: College Partnership Laboratory School Fund; created.
  • HB2510: Provisional driver's licenses; restriction on using cellular phones and wireless devices.
  • HB2511: Support orders; eliminates ability of court to set up income withholdings.
  • HB2512: Regional jails; allows state and city to partner and operate same as local governing body.
  • HB2513: Higher educatuonal institutions; to promote certain principles into freshman orientation process.
  • HB2604: Tuition; waiver thereof for children and spouses of certain public safety personnel.
  • HB2927: Affordable dwelling unit ordinances; deletes exclusion for elevator structure four stories or above.
  • HB3054: Minimum wage; increases from its current federally mandated level.
  • HJ29: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ680: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ1001: Commending Robert C. Scott.
  • HJ1002: Commending Murry N. DePillars.
  • HJ1003: Commending Benjamin W. Robertson, Sr.
  • HJ1009: Celebrating the life of Ronald E. Foster.
  • HJ1010: Celebrating the life of Colonel Thomas Holt Felts, Sr.
  • HB217: Spot blight abatement; costs for repair or disposal of property.
  • HB218: Jail farm board or regional jail authority; allows state to partner with city to establish.
  • HB219: Income tax, corporate; employer-provided commuting benefits tax credit.
  • HB220: Public Procurement Act; consolidation of contracts.
  • HB221: Prisoner Reentry Fund; created, rates for telephone services.
  • HB222: Credit reports; consumer authorized to freeze access thereto, penalty.
  • HB223: College Partnership Laboratory Schools; created.
  • HB224: Courthouse security; increase in assessments.
  • HB225: Payday loans; use of Internet database for borrowers, rollovers prohibited by lenders.
  • HB226: Transportation needs of populations with limited mobility; specific mobility goals to be addressed.
  • HB227: Domestic violence; confidentiality of records.
  • HB228: Election materials and ballots; county, city, or town may provide in non-English translations.
  • HB229: Chronic conditions; DMAS to provide for payment of assistance for prevention thereof.
  • HB230: Inmates; Department of Corrections to include literacy and education programs in facilities.
  • HB231: Assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, etc.; emergency preparedness training.
  • HB232: Elections; polling place requirements.
  • HB233: Cellular telephones; prohibits use while driving.
  • HB234: Domestic Violence Victim Fund; changing name to Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund.
  • HB235: Jail farm board or regional jail authority; provides procedures for membership, report.
  • HB236: Regional Transportation Authority; created.
  • HB1224: Zoning ordinances; locality may provide criteria for dispersal of business establishments.
  • HB1225: Comprehensive plan; localities to incorporate specified smart growth policies.
  • HB1226: Contracts, procurement; sets minimum fees for those formed using electronic program known as eVa.
  • HB1227: Small, women- and minority-owned businesses; may participate in any program if certified.
  • HB1228: Office of Small Business Advocacy; created.
  • HB1229: Expulsion of students; amends the procedure thereof for readmission to school.
  • HB1230: Tattooing or body piercing of minors; penalty.
  • HB1564: Support orders; eliminates ability of court to set up income withholdings without notice.
  • HB1565: Child support; court give notice to incarcerated person for obligation adjustment thereof.
  • HB1566: Child support guidelines; net income as basis for calculating obligation.
  • HB1614: Vehicle registration fees; additional fee for transportation purposes.
  • HJ29: Constitutional amendment ; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ30: Voting Rights Act; urging Congress to reauthorize Section 5 and other special provisions.
  • HJ396: Commemorating the lifetime achievements of Prince Hall.
  • HJ467: Celebrating the lives of the Harvey family.
  • HJ509: Commending the Morning Star Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ510: Commending Bensley Elementary School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ511: Commending the Reverend Robert C. Davis.
  • HJ551: Commending Dr. A. Lincoln James, Jr.
  • HJ5004: Commending the Reverend Dr. Robert Lee Pettis.
  • HJ5047: Commending Dave Robbins and the Virginia Union University men's basketball team.
  • HR502: Commending Dr. A. Lincoln James, Jr.