Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)

Photo of Dan Helmer
Party
Democratic
District
10: County of Fairfax (part)
Next Election
November 2025
Website
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
89% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 88% of them are Democrats. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 76% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
?
Bills Passed
35% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

Blue Virginia: Virginia House and Senate Pass Assault Weapons Ban

February 28, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Virginia Mercury: Virginia bills advance to protect state employees who access medical cannabis • Virginia Mercury

February 16, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

NBC Washington: Virginia House approves assault weapons ban

February 2, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Cardinal News: Democratic legislator asks attorney general to guarantee that Lynchburg Republicans comply with new nomination rules

January 31, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Helmer leads fundraising in congressional race | 1local | loudountimes.com

January 31, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Bills

  • HB2: Assault firearms & certain ammunition, etc.; purchase, possession, sale, transfer, etc., prohibited.
  • HB18: Hate crimes and discrimination; ethnic animosity, penalties.
  • HB48: Higher educational institutions, public; admissions applications, legacy admissions, etc.
  • HB149: Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil.
  • HB150: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; new participants not required to appear in person.
  • HB151: Energy, Department of; building standards for certain local buildings.
  • HB189: Officers of elections; leaves of absence from respective duties.
  • HB274: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability of infertility for firefighters.
  • HB275: Public utilities; delay of termination of service for certain residential customers, report.
  • HB276: Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures, electioneering communications.
  • HB277: Consumer protection; transparency in ticket fees, civil penalties.
  • HB278: State plan for medical assistance services; fertility preservation treatments, etc.
  • HB279: Military leaves of absence for employees of the Commonwealth, etc.; includes prof. firefighters.
  • HB280: Insurrections; prohibition from serving in position of public trust, civil penalty.
  • HB318: Firearm industry members; creates standards of responsible conduct, civil liability.
  • HB319: Firearms instructors & safety prog.; removes reference to NRA & U.S. Concealed Carry Assoc. in Code.
  • HB375: Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact.
  • HB466: Concealed handgun permits; reciprocity with other states.
  • HB560: Health insurance; coverage option for fertility services, essential health benefits benchmark plan.
  • HB1059: Hospital price transparency; private right of action, patient payment disputes, noncompliance.
  • HJ15: Dependents of public school personnel, etc.; SCHEV to study reduced in-state tuition rates.
  • HJ24: Dillon Rule; joint subcommittee to study.
  • HR369: Celebrating the life of Betty Jones Bridgers Cullen.
  • HR410: Commending Antioch Baptist Church.
  • HR412: Commending the Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington.
  • HB1551: Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures, electioneering communications, disclaimer.
  • HB1562: Insurrections; bars serving in positions of public trust.
  • HB1870: Higher educational institutions; immunity from disciplinary action in certain cases.
  • HB1873: Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil.
  • HB1874: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; applying to participate or renewal.
  • HB1875: Public utilities; delay of termination of service for certain residential customers.
  • HB1876: Firefighter's Fertility Protection Act; health insurance program, fertility services.
  • HB2237: Hospital price transparency; private right of action, patient payment disputes.
  • HB2240: Assault firearms, etc.; prohibiting sale, transport, penalties.
  • HJ511: Public school teachers; SCHEV to study feasibility of offering reduced in-state tuition.
  • HJ833: Commending Peter F. Murphy.
  • HR471: Celebrating the life of Judith Ann Pfennig.
  • HR474: Commending Sonya Erickson.
  • HR477: Commending the Southwestern Youth Association.
  • HR478: Commending Blair Smith.
  • HR479: Commending Liz Reed.
  • HR480: Commending the Lake Braddock Secondary School chamber orchestra.
  • HR481: Commending Robert Lester Houghton.
  • HR483: Commending George Bishop.
  • HR484: Commending Margaret Fisher.
  • HR485: Commending Millette Wardell.
  • HB457: Higher educational institutions; immunity from disciplinary action in certain cases.
  • HB461: Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil.
  • HB480: Health insurance; coverage for the diagnosis of and treatment for infertility.
  • HB481: Hospitals; price transparency.
  • HB484: Virginia Initiative for Education and Work; exemption for postsecondary students.
  • HB485: Student Emergency Aid Fund and Program; created and established.
  • HB487: State park fees; Virginia National Guard and Virginia Air National Guard.
  • HB489: Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures, electioneering communications, etc.
  • HB527: Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and Commission; created.
  • HB1130: Law-enforcement officers, retired sworn; purchase of service handguns or other weapons.
  • HB1187: Out-of-state health care practitioners; temporary authorization to practice.
  • HB1238: Valluvar Way; designating as Brentwall Drive in Fairfax County.
  • HB1252: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; prohibited conduct, ownership of certain securities.
  • HB1302: Campaign finance; prohibits contributions from persons that are not individuals.
  • HJ328: Celebrating the life of George Phillip Alber.
  • HJ329: Commending Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8469.
  • HJ332: Commending Scott O. Konopasek.
  • HJ333: Commending Caroline and Corinne Sieber.
  • HJ334: Commending the Battlefield High School girls' swim and dive team.
  • HR71: Russia; boycott of goods and services.
  • HR74: Commending the Clifton Community Woman's Club.
  • HR75: Commending Rosa Bakes.
  • HR188: Commending the staff of Centre Ridge Elementary School.
  • HR189: Commending the Lake Braddock Secondary School girls' gymnastics team.
  • HR206: Commending Scott O. Konopasek.
  • HB776: Health insurance; coverage for fertility preservation procedures for cancer patients.
  • HB1293: Shirley Gate Road; extension in Fairfax County, funding.
  • HB1297: State Corporation Commission; increases number of members.
  • HB1619: Income tax, state; subtraction for low-income military veterans with a service-connected disability.
  • HB1620: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for employers of National Guard members.
  • HB1811: Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods.
  • HB1811: Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods.
  • HB1820: SNAP benefits program; eligibility for benefits, postsecondary education.
  • HB1820: SNAP benefits program; eligibility for benefits, postsecondary education.
  • HB1862: Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil.
  • HB1862: Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil.
  • HB1908: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement, etc.
  • HB1908: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement, etc.
  • HB1914: Electric utilities; triennial review, period costs, rate reductions.
  • HB1914: Electric utilities; triennial review, period costs, rate reductions.
  • HB2001: State and local buildings, certain; building standards.
  • HB2001: State and local buildings, certain; building standards.
  • HB2020: Nomination of candidates for elected offices; restrictions on nomination method selected.
  • HB2020: Nomination of candidates for elected offices; restrictions on nomination method selected.
  • HJ531: Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; Joint Com. on Health Care to study advisability of joining.
  • HJ543: National service; Department of Social Services to study ways to increase participation.
  • HJ545: Infertility treatment; Health Insurance Reform Commission to study mandating insurance coverage.
  • HJ762: Commending Clifton Presbyterian Church.
  • HJ762: Commending Clifton Presbyterian Church.
  • HJ763: Commending the Korean Central Presbyterian Church.
  • HJ763: Commending the Korean Central Presbyterian Church.
  • HJ764: Commending the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program.
  • HJ764: Commending the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program.
  • HR312: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • HR766: Celebrating the life of Raymond James Foder.
  • HR768: Commending Manna Bistro and Bakery.
  • HR769: Commending the Honorable Carlos Hopkins.
  • HR770: Commending Ciao Osteria.
  • HB216: Nomination of candidates for elected offices; primary election or partisan nomination process.
  • HB567: Indoor shooting ranges; prohibited in buildings not owned or leased by the Commonwealth.
  • HB568: Carrying or storing firearms in motor vehicles and vessels; exceptions, penalty.
  • HB569: Out-of-state concealed handgun permits; reciprocity.
  • HB776: Health insurance; coverage for fertility preservation procedures for cancer patients.
  • HB913: Higher educational institutions; sexual violence policies, immunity from disciplinary action.
  • HB1268: Constitutional amendment; personal property tax exemption for motor vehicle of a disable veteran.
  • HB1269: Veterans Services Foundation; board of trustees assisted by volunteers, etc.
  • HB1293: Shirley Gate Road; extension in Fairfax County, funding.
  • HB1295: Fossil fuel investments; tax on electric utilities.
  • HB1296: Motor vehicle title loans, payday loans, consumer finance loans, etc.; interest rate.
  • HB1297: State Corporation Commission; increases number of members.
  • HB1493: Virginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school resource officers.
  • HB1619: Income tax, state; subtraction for low-income military veterans with a service-connected disability.
  • HB1620: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for employers of National Guard members.
  • HB1654: Schedule VI controlled substances and hypodermic syringes and needles; limited-use license.
  • HB5049: Law-enforcement agencies; acquisition and use of military property.
  • HB5050: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor, purchase of PPE.
  • HJ103: Constitutional amendment; personal property tax exemption for motor vehicle of a disabled veteran.
  • HJ473: Celebrating the life of Mildred DeBell.
  • HR166: Commending Trummer's on Main.
  • HR167: Commending Justin Skule.
  • HR168: Commending the Battlefield High School boys' swim and dive team.
  • HR169: Commending the Battlefield High School girls' swim and dive team.
  • HR170: Commending Aatish Sethi and Saahas Gowda.