Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)

Photo of David Toscano
57: County of Albemarle (part); City of Charlottesville [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Rules
Copatroning Habits
57% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 59% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 53% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
19% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)

David Toscano is an attorney specializing in family and real estate law. The Syracuse native holds degrees from Colgate, Boston College, and the University of Virginia. He served on the Charlottesville City Council from 1990-2002. He is married and has a son.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Del. David Toscano: Virginia House Republicans Betting On Kavanaugh? Redistricting's Next Phase:

October 8, 2018
  Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)Full coverage

November Ballot Includes Potential Tax-Break Amendment for Flood Victims:

October 11, 2018
  NBC 29 NewsFull coverage

Area School Board Members Ask for Funding to Hire Mental Health Counselors:

October 5, 2018
  NBC 29 NewsDress codes, funding discussed with lawmakers  The Daily ProgressAlbemarle school leaders talk about legislative priorities  CBS19 NewsFull coverage

City school board wants state guidance on Confederate emblem ban:

October 5, 2018
  WINA AM 1070Full coverage

A Virginia politician's novel approach to personal scandal: Tell all before opponents do:

October 19, 2018
  Washington PostFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of David Toscano’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 451 video clips in all.


  • HB360: Historical African American cemeteries; adds Daughters of Zion Cemetery in Charlottesville to list.
  • HB1009: Firearms, certain; prohibited public carrying, penalty.
  • HB1010: Relief; Davis, Robert Paul.
  • HB1011: U.S. Route 29 bypass; repeals statutory guidelines for construction and payment.
  • HB1014: CBD oil and THC-A oil; certification for use, dispensing.
  • HB1016: Parental leave benefits; creates a new program for full-time state employees.
  • HB1017: Child day programs; exemptions from licensure.
  • HB1018: Energy storage system; establishes tax credit.
  • HB1019: Firearms, etc.; permitted events.
  • HB1190: Medicaid managed care plans; exchange participation.
  • HB1225: War veterans; removal or upkeep of monument or memorial.
  • HB1246: Identity Theft Passport; police reports submitted to the Attorney General.
  • HB1249: DNA; analysis upon conviction of certain misdemeanors.
  • HB1262: General Services, Department of; disposition of surplus motor vehicles.
  • HB1264: DNA; analysis upon conviction of certain misdemeanors.
  • HB1266: Arrests; law-enforcement agency to report, etc.
  • HB1268: Health benefits; employees of members of an association.
  • HB1364: Closed preliminary hearings; child pornography, etc., case.
  • HB1503: Community solar generation; establishment of facilities.
  • HJ100: Internet; recognizes that broadband access is basic infrastructure.
  • HJ101: Energy storage devices; DMME to study use.
  • HJ302: Celebrating the life of Heather Danielle Heyer.
  • HJ303: Celebrating the life of Frances Elizabeth Gibson Loose.
  • HJ380: Commending David T. Gies.
  • HJ381: Commending Teresa A. Sullivan.
  • HJ441: Commending Christopher Howard Long.
  • HJ531: Commending the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission and its localities.
  • HB936: Students, certain, with limited English proficiency; Board shall make provision in its regulations.
  • HB1666: Speed monitoring systems; locality may, by ordinance, establish.
  • HB1711: Minimum city population required to enforce certain ordinance violations.
  • HB1800: Electric utility regulation; third party power purchase agreements.
  • HB2214: Transportation, Department of, and University of Virginia; use agreement.
  • HB2215: Adoption assistance; children with special needs.
  • HB2216: Putative Father Registry; changes name to Virginia Birth Father Registry.
  • HB2217: Address confidentiality program; victims of sexual violence and human trafficking.
  • HB2232: Child day programs; exemptions from licensure.
  • HB2365: Registration records; deadline extension.
  • HJ684: Commending Robert C. Vaughan III.
  • HJ711: DNA data bank; VSCC to study expanding number of certain crimes that require DNA.
  • HJ981: Celebrating the life of William Henry Anderson, Jr.
  • HJ984: Commending Ebenezer Baptist Church.
  • HJ990: Celebrating the life of Holly Marie Kerr Edwards.
  • HJ991: Celebrating the life of William Harold Lucy.
  • HJ992: Celebrating the life of Rouhollah K. Ramazani.
  • HJ993: Celebrating the life of Pierre Paul Saunier, Jr.
  • HJ994: Celebrating the life of James Gordon Simmonds.
  • HJ1031: Commending J.F. Bell Funeral Home, Inc.
  • HJ1035: Celebrating the life of Charles Henry Gleason, M.D.
  • HB742: Neighborhood Assistance Program; eligibility for tax credits.
  • HB899: Elections; early voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • HB913: Discrimination; prohibited in employment and housing.
  • HB914: Campaign finance; fundraising during special sessions prohibited.
  • HB915: Passing stopped school buses; mailing of summons.
  • HB932: Court-appointed counsel; compensation, increases frequency of reporting.
  • HB933: High school graduation and dropout data; students who have been placed in custody of DSS.
  • HB935: Extended Foster Care Services and Support Program; created.
  • HB936: Students, certain, with limited English proficiency; Board shall make provision in its regulations.
  • HB941: Clean energy programs; expands scope by including certain residential properties.
  • HB1137: Electric utilities; net energy metering, energy balancing devices.
  • HJ374: Celebrating the life of Francis Harrison Fife.
  • HJ381: Commending Rabbi Daniel S. Alexander.
  • HJ423: Celebrating the life of Horace Julian Bond.
  • HJ439: Commending Timothy John Longo, Sr.
  • HJ516: Commending Stephen L. Sellers.
  • HJ519: Commending the University of Virginia athletics program.
  • HJ520: Celebrating the life of Howard Arthur Pape.
  • HR75: Commending religious liberty and freedom from political persecution.
  • HR86: Commending the Reverend Dr. Lehman D. Bates II.
  • HR262: Commending Malcolm Moses Brogdon.
  • HB1316: Virginia Retirement System; average final compensation.
  • HB1617: DNA; analysis upon conviction of certain Class 1 misdemeanors.
  • HB1938: Campaign finance; campaign fundraising during special sessions prohibited.
  • HB1939: Neighborhood assistance; reduces tax credit.
  • HB1959: Higher educational institutions; information for six-year plans.
  • HB2051: Charlottesville, City of; amends current sidewalk construction provision.
  • HB2073: Electric utilities; net energy metering, energy balancing devices.
  • HB2075: Electric utility regulation; solar renewable energy certificate registration system.
  • HB2098: Tangible personal property; miscellaneous and incidental property.
  • HB2139: Higher educational institutions; reporting of felony criminal sexual assault.
  • HB2181: Coal; tax credit allowed beginning January 1, 2015.
  • HB2201: Academic transcripts; documentation of dismissal.
  • HB2360: Punitive damages; changes cap from $350,000 to $750,000.
  • HB2370: Firearms; transfer at gun shows, voluntary background check, penalties.
  • HJ739: Celebrating the life of Thomas F. Bergin.
  • HJ740: Celebrating the life of the Honorable James Brady Murray.
  • HJ741: Commending the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society.
  • HJ742: Commending Donna Shaunesey.
  • HJ743: Commending Eugene Williams.
  • HJ744: Commending Lorraine Payne Williams.
  • HJ798: Celebrating the life of John Robert Erwin.
  • HJ959: Celebrating the life of Betty Van Yahres.
  • HB121: Tax information; disclosure by Department of Taxation.
  • HB312: Civil action; rescission of deed, etc., court may award to plaintiff reasonable attorney fees, etc.
  • HB397: Social worker; family-services specialists & qualified equivalent workers allowed to perform tasks.
  • HB406: Evaluate Tax Preferences, Joint Subcommittee to; required to report to General Assembly annually.
  • HB407: Adoption; disclosure of identifying information.
  • HB922: Alcoholic beverage control; special agents.
  • HB1110: Children placed in child-caring institutions or group homes; reimbursement of costs to educate.
  • HB1233: Address Confidentiality Program; victims of stalking eligible for Program.
  • HB5005: Judgeships; authorization to fill certain judgeships and appropriation of funds to pay.
  • HJ72: Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; SCHEV to study feasibility of implementing.
  • HJ120: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
  • HJ280: Celebrating the life of Joseph Charles Palumbo.
  • HJ318: Commending the Senior Center, Inc.
  • HJ455: Commending Raymond Lee Richards.
  • HJ456: Commending Jennifer J. Brown.
  • HJ457: Commending the Virginia High School League.
  • HJ458: Commending James H. Bash.
  • HJ460: Celebrating the life of Mary Wilkinson Gaston.
  • HJ483: Commending the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District.
  • HJ5037: Commending Nancy C. Damon.
  • HJ5038: Commending Anthony Guy Bennett.
  • HJ5133: Commending the Albemarle High School boys' lacrosse team.
  • HJ5134: Commending the Western Albemarle High School girls' tennis team.
  • HJ5135: Commending the Western Albemarle High School boys' soccer team.
  • HJ5220: Commending the University of Virginia baseball team.
  • HJ5255: Commending the Paramount Theater.
  • HJ5256: Commending James Haden.
  • HJ5257: Commending Lincoln Vernon Lewis.
  • HJ5258: Commending First Presbyterian Church.
  • HR67: Public interactions; Virginia ABC to observe agency policies and protect constitutional rights.
  • HB450: Parental rights; procedure for restoration, child and parent to consent to restoration of rights.
  • HB1723: Child support; imputation of income, custodial parent attendance in educational, etc., program.
  • HB1724: Subdivision ordinance; Charlottesville may allow developer to construct sidewalk on residential lot.
  • HB1727: Water and waste authorities; rates and charges.
  • HB1728: Virginia Vulnerable Adult Protection Act; created.
  • HB1729: Payment of wages to employees; requires employers to maintain and preserve certain records.
  • HB1735: School boards, local; salary increases for members.
  • HB1795: Child support; confidentiality of guidelines worksheets in mediated agreements.
  • HB1975: Certificate of public need; continuing care retirement communities, admissions to nursing home beds.
  • HB1976: Higher Education, Virginia Commission on; Board appointments.
  • HB1978: University of Virginia; Board of Visitors, composition and quorum.
  • HB2006: Mortgages; retains its subordinate status.
  • HB2329: Adoption; death of joint petitioner prior to entry of final order.
  • HJ676: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to study alternatives to assessments.
  • HJ712: Celebrating the life of Jean Miller Brundred Murray.
  • HJ713: Celebrating the life of Preston Alexander Coiner.
  • HJ714: Celebrating the life of William Henry Wood.
  • HJ857: Commending the Jefferson School City Center.
  • HJ959: Celebrating the life of Daniel John Meador.
  • HB146: Virginia's Tax Preferences, Commiss