Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico)

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73: County of Henrico (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Education, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
92% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 93% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 78% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
5.9% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media Virginia Assembly Committee Defeats Bill to Legalize Abortions Up to Birth

January 30, 2019
  The week before ?crossover ? at the General Assembly (the last day for bills to be heard in the House or the Senate before they cross over to the opposite ...

RichmondBizSense: Coworking booze bill's scope expanded to include ?bespoke? clothiers

February 19, 2019
  Last month, a local chain of coworking venues that sought legislative help had a bill introduced to get the Virginia ABC off its back. Now, a Scott's Addition-based ...

Daily Press: Bill to regulate debt settlement services wins panel OK

January 30, 2019
  Virginia's first legislative effort to crack down on debt settlement services that don't deliver on their promises to help Virginians has passed its first, critical ...

WVTF: Debt Settlement Legislation Runs Out of Time

February 4, 2019
  Tuesday is the final deadline for all legislation to pass at least one house of the legislature. And the cloud hanging over the General Assembly means many.

The Republican Standard: List of Lawmakers Sponsoring Tran?s Controversial Abortion-Until-Birth Bill

February 3, 2019
  Earlier this week, Virginia politics occupied the national spotlight, with condemnation pouring in far and wide for a controversial late term abortion bill introduced ...

These are all of the video clips of Debra Rodman’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2018. There are 3 video clips in all.


  • HB1658: Vote by mail; Department of Elections to develop a pilot program.
  • HB1692: Medical assistance services; determination of income, personal needs allowance.
  • HB1693: High school family life education curricula; students with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • HB1726: Mail voter registration application forms; distribution to certain public and private institutions.
  • HB1844: Teachers; annual report on shortages in each school division.
  • HB1863: Abortion; informed written consent.
  • HB1864: Health insurance; nondiscrimination, gender identity or transgender status.
  • HB1912: 'Virginia, the Home of My Heart' by Susan Greenbaum; designating as the official state folk song.
  • HB1961: Virginia Public Procurement Act; exempts DCR from Act, etc.
  • HB2179: Alcoholic beverage control; creates coworking establishment license.
  • HB2194: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.
  • HB2195: Minimum wage; tipped employees.
  • HB2196: Debt settlement services; civil penalties.
  • HB2236: Postsecondary schools; enrollment agreements, disputes, arbitration.
  • HB2593: Health instruction; mental health.
  • HJ592: Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers; DOE to study.
  • HJ593: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
  • HJ720: World Refugee Day.
  • HJ857: Commending Randolph-Macon College.
  • HJ864: Commending the Virginia Defense Force.
  • HJ923: Celebrating the life of Lou Dean.
  • HJ948: Celebrating the life of Annie Lee Farmer McGuire.
  • HR235: Commending the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team.
  • HB230: Vote by mail; pilot program.
  • HB448: Menstrual supplies; exempts certain supplies from sales and use tax.
  • HB449: Voter registration; permitted up to and including election day.
  • HB450: Abortion; informed written consent.
  • HB979: Drinking water; lead levels.
  • HB980: Public schools; reduces total number and type of required SOL assessments.
  • HB981: Disposable paper and plastic bags; local taxation.
  • HB1117: Virginia Personnel Act; exemptions for certain officers and employees.
  • HB1223: Family life education; child sexual abuse.
  • HB1383: Marriage and family therapy; clarifies definition, adds appraisal.
  • HB1425: Higher education; tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty.
  • HB1466: Health insurance; nondiscrimination, gender identity or transgender status.
  • HJ112: Standards of Quality; Secretary of Education to study full funding.
  • HJ141: Transgender Day of Remembrance; designating as November 20, 2018, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HR86: Commending J. Christopher LaGow.
  • HR134: Celebrating the life of Edwin C. Luther III.
  • HR178: Celebrating the life of George Francis Maida.