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

Alexandria and Arlington home sales:

November 14, 2018
  Washington PostFull coverage

Suffolk company wants to help you watch those old VHS family movies:

November 9, 2018
  Virginian-PilotFull coverage

PBL football vs. Dwight/Gardner-South Wilmington:

October 19, 2018
  Paxton RecordFull coverage

All-time Rookie of the Year rankings:

November 12, 2018
  MLB.comFull coverage

Mary Esther Lively Neinast:

October 27, 2018
  The TriplicateFull coverage

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.