Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)

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37: County of Fairfax (part); City of Fairfax [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Education, General Laws
Copatroning Habits
68% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 55% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
41.9% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

WTKR News 3: Virginia college faculty lobby legislators on higher education issues

January 13, 2019
  RICHMOND, Va. ? Faculty members from colleges and universities across Virginia converged on the Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators to provide more ...

Virginia Mercury: Legislative panel punts on medical-aid-in-dying proposal; recommends bills aimed at improving health care in jails

November 8, 2018
  A group of lawmakers shot down proposals to allow medical-aid-in-dying, also known as physician-assisted suicide, in Virginia on Wednesday in a review of a ...

Fairfax Connection: 'He Was a Hero to All of Us'

September 13, 2018
  By Bonnie Hobbs Thursday, Septem Sign in to favorite this; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share this Email, Facebook, Twitter. Photo by Bonnie ...

Washington Post: Fairfax board chair Bulova to retire, launching new political era in Va.?s largest jurisdiction

December 6, 2018
  Sharon Bulova, the genial and pragmatic chairman of Fairfax County's Board of Supervisors, won't seek reelection next fall, ending a 30-year career in which ...

William & Mary News: Coastal Policy Conference highlights collaboration

November 9, 2018
  If there was one underlying current to William & Mary Law School's sixth annual Virginia Coastal Policy Center Conference on ?Building a Resilient Virginia,? it ...

These are all of the video clips of David Bulova’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 156 video clips in all.


  • HB1709: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of Va. State Parks.
  • HB1715: Dams; prohibited vegetation, certain wetland vegetation allowed.
  • HB1741: Housing assistance program; failure to disclose material facts in order to obtain aid or benefits.
  • HB1743: Pharmacist; counseling for new prescriptions, disposal of medicine.
  • HB1822: Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; grant for wastewater conveyance facility, etc.
  • HB1853: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses.
  • HB1913: Subdivision ordinance; sidewalks.
  • HB1928: Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs.
  • HB1934: Electric vehicle charging stations; operation by state agencies.
  • HB1962: Common Interest Community Board; issuance of compliance orders.
  • HB2030: Common interest communities; reserves for capital components, budget.
  • HB2385: Condominium Act and Property Owners' Association Act; delivery of condominium resale certificates.
  • HB2386: Higher educational institutions, public; information relating to pledges and donations.
  • HB2387: Student discipline; alternative education programs.
  • HB86: Security freezes; elimination of fees.
  • HB87: Pro se minors; signing of pleading, motion, or other paper by next friend.
  • HB150: Child abuse and neglect; founded reports regarding former school employees.
  • HB196: Child abuse or neglect; extension of hearings to review findings by local depts. of social services.
  • HB297: Administrative Process Act; exempts certain guidance documents from Act.
  • HB358: Ground water management; subdivisions, technical evaluation.
  • HB377: Virginia Water Protection Permit; exception for stormwater management facility on dry land.
  • HB422: Alcoholic beverage control; sales by brewery on licensed premises.
  • HB438: School boards, local, etc.; prohibits assisting person for new job if engaged in misconduct w/minor.
  • HB439: Real Estate Board; licensees may assist in translation of real estate documents.
  • HB632: Career investigation courses and programs of instruction; Board of Education to establish.
  • HB922: Electric vehicle charging stations; local and public operation.
  • HB923: Common Interest Community Board; information on covenants, association disclosure packets.
  • HB925: Industrial & high-risk programs; locality to adopt, etc., runoff programs.
  • HB926: Human trafficking hotline; basic health care services facilities, civil penalty.
  • HB1191: Tuition, in-state; eligibility of certain individuals who have applied for asylum.
  • HB1273: Va. Alternative Energy & Coastal Protection Act; regulations to establish carbon dioxide cap, etc.
  • HB1417: HOT lanes on Interstate 66; operating hours.
  • HB1426: Va. FOIA; excludes certain information held by board of visitors of The College of William & Mary.
  • HB1430: Higher educational institution, public; crisis and emergency management plan, annual exercise.
  • HJ131: Tamil New Year Day; designating as April 14, 2019, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ148: Celebrating the life of David Clark Dowling.
  • HJ149: Commending the Lord Fairfax Charity Ride.
  • HJ189: Commending the Fairfax County Water Authority.
  • HJ203: Commending the Braddock Road Youth Club Travel Soccer 99 Elite Academy team.
  • HJ350: Commending FACETS.
  • HJ402: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel Walter Joseph Potock, USAF, Ret.
  • HJ403: Celebrating the life of John J. Harold.
  • HJ445: Commending 1st Stage Tysons Theatre.
  • HJ455: Commending Jeffrey C. Greenfield.
  • HJ459: Commending Eleanor D. Schmidt.
  • HB1552: Career and technical education; notification by school board to students and parents of programs.
  • HB1553: Property Owners' Association Act; actions taken by board of directors without a meeting.
  • HB1554: Property Owners' Association Act; amendment of declaration adopted prior to July 1, 2017.
  • HB1619: Watershed general permit; nutrient discharge, review of allocations by State Water Control Board.
  • HB1620: Open-end credit plans.
  • HB1675: Palliative care information and resources; VDH to make information available on its website.
  • HB1735: Conditional rezoning proffers; provisions applicable to certain proffers.
  • HB1764: Regional school boards; full-time virtual school programs.
  • HB1765: Circuit court; failure to appear in accordance with condition of bail, etc.
  • HB2082: Standards of quality; biennial review by Board of Education.
  • HB2307: Cover sheet for deed; property subject to the Property Owners' Association Act.
  • HB2431: School property; retail fee-based electric vehicle charging stations.
  • HB2432: Teachers and other school personnel; investigation of certain complaints, license revocation.
  • HB2433: Alcoholic beverage control; cider shall be treated as wine for all purposes of ABC law.
  • HJ573: Pongal Day.
  • HJ704: Study; Secretary of Natural Resources and Secretary of Education; environmental education; report.
  • HJ795: Commending Valluvan Tamil Academy.
  • HJ873: Celebrating the life of Mary Jones Baldwin.
  • HJ874: Commending the City of Fairfax Band Association.
  • HJ1057: Commending So Jung Lim.
  • HB189: Satisfactory evidence of identity; United States Passport Book and United States Passport Card.
  • HB190: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; use of population estimate in connection with decisions.
  • HB208: Tributary plans; repeals provisions that prescribe content of plans as part of tributary strategies.
  • HB404: Equitable distribution; transfer of separate property.
  • HB407: Interstate 66; designation of HOV lanes.
  • HB438: Sediment reduction credits; use by Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) permittees.
  • HB512: Subdivision ordinance; provisions.
  • HB554: Confidentiality of information about victims of certain crimes.
  • HB916: Interstate 66; prohibits imposition or collection of tolls on any component.
  • HB1084: Minors; abduction for purpose of prostitution.
  • HB1085: Stormwater Local Assistance Fund; established.
  • HB1365: High school graduation; Board of Education's requirements.
  • HB1374: Interstate 66; Commonwealth Transportation Board may impose tolls to use.
  • HJ338: Celebrating the life of Jack Lewis Hiller.
  • HR219: Commending the Fairfax, City of, Independence Day Parade.
  • HR225: Celebrating the life of Charles Edward Camper.
  • HB1471: Affordable housing; City of Fairfax added to list of localities with authority to provide.
  • HB1515: Maternity patients; information about safe sleep environments for infants.
  • HB1516: Wildlife traps; use of remote trap-checking technology.
  • HB1535: Tributary strategies; removes requirement for Secretary of Natural Resources to provide a report.
  • HB1536: Water Quality Improvement Act; references to obsolete tributary strategy plans.
  • HB1632: Common Interest Community Board; duties.
  • HB1634: Farm winery; licensees allowed to manufacture wine containing 21% or less of alcohol by volume.
  • HB1653: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • HB1667: Conflicts of Interests Acts, and General Assembly; certain gifts prohibited.
  • HB1697: Synthetic plastic microbeads; prohibition against manufacture or sale of certain products, penalty.
  • HB1725: Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority; created, report.
  • HB1870: Ground water management area; withdrawal permits.
  • HB1871: Private wells; registration of wells located in ground water management areas.
  • HB1872: Schools denied accreditation, etc.; principal and assistant principal training program.
  • HB2037: Motor carriers; limits use of passenger's personal information.
  • HB270: Alcoholic beverage control; certain licensees to provide information to consumer.
  • HB271: Candidate filing requirements; gift disclosures.
  • HB374: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • HB376: Deer; spotlighting, exemption from restrictions.
  • HB445: Administrative Process Act; standard procedures for adoption of waste load allocations.
  • HB446: Traffic light signal photo-monitoring; criminal investigation.
  • HB561: Virginia Fire Services Board; Board shall meet no more than six times per year.
  • HB766: Service districts; energy and water conservation and management services.
  • HB767: Crimes; seizure and forfeiture of property.
  • HB996: Driver's licenses; applicants less than 19 years old.
  • HB1055: Concealed handgun permits; completion of firearms safety courses.
  • HB1072: Personal Information Privacy Act; use of DMV-issued driver's license or ID card information.
  • HB1109: Higher Education Board, Virginia Commission on; increases membership.
  • HJ246: Commending Brain Injury Services, Inc.
  • HJ5006: Commending Daniel F. Drummond.
  • HJ5079: Commending Richard J. Rappoport.
  • HJ5117: Commending Donna R. Sterling.
  • HJ5179: Celebrating the life of Theodora Daniel Goodson.
  • HJ5213: Commending the City of Fairfax Band Association.
  • HJ5214: Commending Daniels Run Elementary School.
  • HB426: Planning districts; requires preparation of regional strategic plans for guidance of district.
  • HB428: Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
  • HB429: Telephone bills; blocking third-party charges.
  • HB1532: Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
  • HB1533: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • HB1580: Telephone companies; exempted from certain billing practices.
  • HB1584: Digital accounts and assets; enables a fiduciary to gain access.
  • HB1593: Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures of property used as methamphetamine lab.
  • HB1674: Education, Board of; releases from state regulations.
  • HB1883: Handheld personal communications devices; texting while driving, reckless driving.
  • HB2061: Human trafficking hotline; posted notices, etc.
  • HB2230: Higher Education, Virginia Commission on; composition of Board members.
  • HB2296: Virginia Urban Best Management Practices Cost-Share Program Fund; established.
  • HB2326: Regional strategic plans; preparation and adoption by planning district commission.
  • HJ921: Celebrating the life of Susan Lucinda Morgan Armstrong.
  • HJ965: Commending Daniel F. Meier.
  • HJ966: Commending Mosby Woods Elementary School.
  • HR217: Commending Colin Powell Elementary School.
  • HB423: Common Interest Community Board; duties.
  • HB424: School records; self-authentication.
  • HB425: Telephone carriers; prohibited from billing customers for certain services, etc.
  • HB426: Planning districts; requires preparation of regional strategic plans for guidance of district.
  • HB427: Highway maintenance funds; CTB to allocate funds on basis of achieving level of disparity.
  • HB428: Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
  • HB429: Telephone bills; blocking third-party charges.
  • HB430: Inter-local service delivery; expands scope of Regional Cooperation Incentive Fund to foster.
  • HB431: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • HB1158: Virginia Water Protection Permit; issuance of permit by State Water Control Board.
  • HB1164: Secondary and urban system highways; STO to conduct periodic examination of process.
  • HB1200: Human trafficking hotline; posted notices, civil penalty.
  • HB1201: Foreign service workers and military; exemptions from jury service
  • HJ344: Celebrating the life of Carolyn L. Kauffman.
  • HJ384: Commending George Mason University.
  • HJ420: Commending Robert F. Lederer.
  • HJ421: Commending Ann Monday.
  • HJ478: Commending Suzanne Harsel.
  • HJ5018: Celebrating the life of Dr. John Earle Petersen.
  • HR46: Celebrating the life of John J. Toner.
  • HR573: Commending Suzanne Levy.
  • HB696: Surface & groundwaters; Water Control Board impose penalty when failure to report water withdrawal.
  • HB698: Nursing homes, assisted living facilities, etc.; licensure required to submit emergency plans.
  • HB699: Uniform Commercial Code; prohibits inclusion in a sales agreement.
  • HB1737: Stormwater management systems; local regulation.
  • HB1738: Reporting of water withdrawals; State Water Control Board to impose a civil penalty.
  • HB1739: Municipal separate storm sewer facilities; right of entry of operators to certain properties.
  • HB1740: Special safety corridors; county or city to designate for vehicles transporting explosives, etc.
  • HB1741: Common interest communities; charges for access to association books and records.
  • HB1742: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • HB1887: VHDA Act; terms and conditions of purchases from and sales to lenders of mortgage loans.
  • HB1888: Water and sewer charges; liens imposed by localities.
  • HB2100: Child care facility; some localities require certification from national criminal background check.
  • HB2101: Landlord enforcement; locality may hold landlords responsible for certain violations of tenants.
  • HB2102: Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
  • HB2103: Aboveground storage tanks; Water Control Board to develop performance standards for certain tanks.
  • HB2104: Retirement System; exempts certain employees from higher retirement age.
  • HB2105: Electric vehicle charging service; excludes certain persons from retail sale of electricity.
  • HB2393: Human trafficking hotline; posted notices required in business providing certain entertainment.
  • HJ669: Plug-in electric vehicles; Governor to appoint an interagency task force to study use thereof.
  • HJ696: Celebrating the life of Bradford Burleson Self.
  • HJ762: Commending Inova Fairfax Hospital on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ961: Commending the City of Fairfax on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ962: Commending Mantua Elementary School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HB208: School divisions, local; policy on Internet shall be posted on its website.
  • HB209: Outdoor signs and advertising; penalties collected for violations of provisions.
  • HB210: Extortion; person who threatens injury to property including sale, etc., of identifying information.
  • HB211: Freedom of Information Act; definition of scholastic record.
  • HB212: Handheld personal communications device; texting while driving primary offense.
  • HB696: Surface & groundwaters; Water Control Board impose penalty when failure to report water withdrawal.
  • HB697: Water Protection Permit; proposed activity should be in accordance with state water resources plan.
  • HB698: Nursing homes, assisted living facilities, etc.; licensure required to submit emergency plans.
  • HB699: Uniform Commercial Code; prohibits inclusion in a sales agreement.
  • HB700: Grievance procedures; local government to permit an observer for each party.
  • HB701: Anti-prostitution community service program; suspension of sentence for first-time offenders.
  • HB702: Property Owners' Association Act; fees for disclosure packet paid when delivered.
  • HB703: Vocational programs; definition.
  • HB1221: Water Facilities Revolving Fund; loans for stormwater runoff control best management practices.
  • HB1310: Contractors, Board for; certification of geothermal heat pump ground loop system providers.
  • HB1311: Stormwater management regulations; extends effective date that establishes local program criteria.
  • HJ44: Commending Denise Moser.
  • HJ45: Commending Brain Injury Services, Inc., on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • HJ97: Children; Crime Commission to study penalties for taking indecent liberties involving minors.
  • HJ108: Commending the City of Fairfax Band on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ109: Commending Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts, Inc., on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ136: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day; designating as March 30, 2010, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ313: Commending Elisa Lueck.
  • HJ314: Commending Julie Knight.
  • HJ315: Commending Gary J. Rasmussen.
  • HJ316: Commending Thomas Owens.
  • HJ323: Celebrating the life of Major Harold E. Brown, Jr.
  • HJ326: Commending Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia.
  • HB1990: George Mason University; board of visitors to enter in memorandum of agreement with Fairfax.
  • HB1991: Stormwater management programs; establishment by localities.
  • HB1992: Outdoor signs and advertising; all penalties & costs collected for violations of advertising.
  • HB1993: Highway maintenance funds; requirements for Commonwealth Transportation Board in allocating.
  • HB1994: Renewable portfolio standard program; establish goal for investor-owned incumbent electric utility.
  • HB1995: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; adds Cities of Alexandria, etc., to use % of revenues.
  • HB1996: Grievance procedure; permits grievant to have witness present during second & third steps.
  • HB1997: Line of Duty Act; includes local employees disabled on or after January 1, 1966, in definition.
  • HB2107: Public use; definition thereof.
  • HB2406: School records; may be received as evidence in cases involving custody of students, etc.
  • HB2653: Zoning ordinance enforcement; not to be charged therewith unless locality provided written notice.
  • HJ629: Celebrating the life of Sally Braun Ormsby.
  • HJ684: Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week; designating as February 7-14, 2009, and each year.
  • HJ898: Commending the Camelot Neighborhood Watch Program on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • HJ990: Commending Saint Mary of Sorrows Church on the occasion of its 150th anniversary
  • HJ5007: Celebrating the life of Albert G. Van Metre, Sr.
  • HJ5020: Commending Virginia International University on the occasion of its accreditaion and 10th anniv.
  • HB28: Titling vehicles; gives applicants the option of providing license number in lieu of Soc. Sec. no.
  • HB360: Nonpoint source pollution reduction; Governor & General Assembly to provide funding therefor.
  • HB387: Public use; determining whether locality is authorized to acquire property.
  • HB388: State agencies; conveyance of easements.
  • HB389: Highway systems; allocation of maintenance funds.
  • HB390: Compromised Data Notification Act; created.
  • HB391: Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspection districts.
  • HB392: Stormwater ordinances; authorizes localities classified as MS4 to enact.
  • HB393: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; changes applicability of certain fund distribution.
  • HB394: Water and waste authorities; powers.
  • HB1355: Sewage treatment plants; expanded or upgraded facility may limit amount of septage.
  • HB1436: Line of Duty Act; funding for Line of Duty Health Benefits Trust Fund.
  • HB1437: Trees; conservation during land development process for air quality improvement.
  • HB6011: Highway systems; Transportation Board to determine allocation of maintenance funds therefor.
  • HJ96: Celebrating the life of Albert J. Wright, Sr.
  • HJ171: Endocrine disrupting compounds; Department of Environmental Quality to study effects on environment.
  • HJ297: Commending Evelyn Aguirre.
  • HJ554: Commending R. Michael Mohler.
  • HJ5007: Celebrating the life of Albert G. Van Metre, Sr.
  • HJ5020: Commending Virginia International University on the occasion of its accreditaion and 10th anniv.
  • HJ6054: Commending Patrice M. Winter.
  • HB964: Unemployment tax filing; annually for employers of domestic service individuals.
  • HB2483: Water quality monitoring; establishes deadline for public to submit its recommendations thereof.
  • HB2484: Photo-monitoring systems; certain counties and cities may establish to enforce traffic light signal.
  • HB2485: Public Procurement Act; procurement of environmentally preferable products.
  • HB2486: Trees; conservation thereof during development process for air quality improvement in certain.
  • HB2487: Low-flow protections; authorizing withdrawal of water from Potomac River.
  • HB2488: Civilian surveillance; Class 1 misdemeanor if person engages in without legal authority.
  • HB2489: Single-family dwellings; time limit for construction of.
  • HB2490: Regional strategic plan; removes exemption for Planning District 8 with regard thereto.
  • HB2667: Signs, certain; those located on real property of educational institution.
  • HB2668: Charter; City of Fairfax.
  • HB3148: Compromised Data Disclosure Act; created
  • HB418: Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created.
  • HB421: Solid waste management permits; need certification for locality where facility located.
  • HB960: Investment fraud; applies to those convicted of misuse or misappropriation of funds, etc.
  • HB961: Traffic light signals; use of photo-monitoring systems in certain localities.
  • HB962: Blight abatement; authorizes localities to place lien on properties repaired or acquired.
  • HB963: Income tax, state; agricultural best management practices tax credit.
  • HB964: Unemployment tax filing; annually for employers of domestic service individuals.
  • HJ107: Urban Best Management Practices Cost-Share & Tax Credit Program; DOC to study, report.
  • HJ243: Commending Shelby McIntosh.
  • HJ308: Commending Robyn Boggs.
  • HJ391: Commending the Inova Fairfax Hospital on the occasion of its 45th anniversary.
  • HJ474: Celebrating the life of Herman Forrest Drummond, Jr.
  • HJ5028: Commending Jim Larranaga.
  • HJ5035: Celebrating the life of Thomas A. Hill.
  • HJ5130: Celebrating the life of Rosemary Leary Caturano.