Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria)

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45: Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part); City of Alexandria (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Left Office
August 2013
Copatroning Habits
70% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 87% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 57% of them are Democrats.
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Inside NoVA: Reception will honor artist, former state delegate | People

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  A reception to honor former Del. Marian Van Landingham's contributions to the region's arts scene is slated for September.

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Daily Press: Part 2: Some lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension

November 17, 2014 | 3:00 am
  Virginia lawmakers work part time but are eligible for a pension. Many accept other state jobs — and see their pensions rise by 400 percent or more.

Alexandria Times: Sangria Outlaws

October 11, 2012 | 3:00 am
  For 75 years sangria servers in Virginia were once unknowing outlaws. A Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agent who fined a surprised Old Town La Tasca ...

From the Legislator’s Website

These are all of the video clips of David Englin’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 161 video clips in all.


  • HB69: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; required participation of electric utility.
  • HB70: Energy conservation; establishes statewide goal of reducing consumption of electric energy.
  • HB142: Smoking; allows localities to ban in designated public parks.
  • HB143: Preschool programs; private funding.
  • HB144: Virginia Preschool Initiative Local Grant Program; created.
  • HB145: Retail Sales and Use Tax; removes $2,000 cap on amount of tax imposed on watercraft.
  • HB1021: Constitutional amendment; General Assembly to delay reconvened session (voter referendum).
  • HB1022: Confederate cemeteries and graves; changes organization responsible for Presbyterian Cemetery.
  • HB1023: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for hiring certain individuals.
  • HB1024: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; use of Fund.
  • HB1025: Drivers licenses; allows military veterans to have their veteran status indicated.
  • HB1026: Alcoholic beverage control; advertising 'Happy Hour.'
  • HB1027: Motor fuels tax; permits two or more localities to impose.
  • HB1028: Electrical utility facilities; State Corporation Commission to consider public health impacts.
  • HB1029: Real property; removes requirement that certain planning commissioners own.
  • HB1030: Income tax, corporate; corporations not allowed to claim tax credit to reduce tax below $250.
  • HB1031: Advanced placement tests; course credit.
  • HB1032: Tax bills; sunset provisions.
  • HB1115: Solemnization of marriage; eliminating government oversight of religious rites.
  • HB1175: Employment discrimination; prohibited.
  • HB1260: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure requirements of gifts of travel.
  • HJ105: Virginia Cider Week; designating full week before Thanksgiving 2012, and each succeeding year.
  • HJ138: Constitutional amendment; General Assembly to delay reconvened session (second reference).
  • HJ139: Marijuana; Governor requested to petition DEA for rescheduling from Schedule I to Schedule II.
  • HJ140: Marijuana; revenue impact to State on legalizing sale and use, selling through ABC stores, report.
  • HJ143: Spay Day; designating February 28, 2012, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ530: Celebrating the life of Lenwood Harold Harris.
  • HR24: Commending Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
  • HB661: Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund; established.
  • HB1550: Textbook publishers; Board of Education shall certify publishers.
  • HB1575: Public schools; antibullying measures.
  • HB1676: Sales tax registration; allows dealers to register with local commissioner of revenue.
  • HB1677: Parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities; increases maximum fine.
  • HB1678: Correctional officers; overtime compensation.
  • HB2295: Alcoholic beverage control; definition of chaptalization and cider.
  • HB2296: Commonwealth Scholars Program and Investment Fund; established.
  • HB2297: Termination of water services; SCC to establish limitations for those with medical condition.
  • HB2298: Marijuana; reduces penalty for possession by prisoner.
  • HB2299: Income and sales & use taxes; removes remaining portion of tax from food for human consumption, etc.
  • HB2300: Planning and Budget, Department of; budget performance data provided by state agencies.
  • HB2301: Conflict of Interests Acts, State & Local Government & General Assembly; disclosure of income.
  • HB2302: Virginia Early Childhood Investment Fund; established.
  • HB2466: Virginia Biased-Based Profiling & Traffic Statistics Reporting Act; officers to record certain data.
  • HJ638: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • HJ639: Community-based services for intellectual & developmental disabilities; JLARC to study system.
  • HJ678: Motor Vehicles, Virginia Department of; JLARC to study implementation of 'legal presence'.
  • HJ679: Constitutional amendment; legislative sessions.
  • HJ680: Constitutional amendment; contributions to defined benefit retirement plans maintained for employee.
  • HJ898: Celebrating the life of John Harvey Ariail, Jr.
  • HJ927: Celebrating the life of Arthur W. Arundel.
  • HJ928: Celebrating the life of Alfred James Dumas.
  • HJ929: Celebrating the life of Betty Harrington Macdonald.
  • HB80: Statewide Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Funding Pool; created.
  • HB264: Housing authorities; no trespass notices.
  • HB265: Medicare supplement policies; available to individuals under age 65 due to a disability.
  • HB266: Commonwealth Teachers Program; established.
  • HB267: Advance Health Care Directive Registry; notification to physicians.
  • HB268: Income tax, corporate; Renewable Energy Job Creation tax credit.
  • HB269: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increases rate on motor fuels in Northern Virginia.
  • HB270: Vaccination of school children; Department of Health to develop plan for all students in State.
  • HB271: Individual income, corporate income, and sales and use taxes; restructuring various taxes.
  • HB272: Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; definition of law-enforcement officer.
  • HB273: Retirement System; benefits for deputy sheriffs.
  • HB274: Higher educational institution; governing board to provide automatic acceptance of resident student.
  • HB275: Estate Tax; tax rate is one-half of amount of federal credit as it existed on January 1, 1978.
  • HB354: Alcoholic beverage control; creates hotel manager's reception license.
  • HB355: State Tax Expenditure Report; State Tax Commissioner to issue annually and post on its website.
  • HB661: Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund; established.
  • HB948: HOT lanes; VDOT to conduct a NEPA study prior to construction on any portion of I-95 or I-395.
  • HB968: HOT lanes; violations are traffic infractions.
  • HB969: PPTA; preconditions to certain comprehensive agreements.
  • HB1261: Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements.
  • HJ54: Constitutional amendment; General Assembly may agree to delay reconvened session (first reference).
  • HJ55: Constitutional amendment; repeals 2006 referendum dealing with marriage (first reference).
  • HJ319: Commending Jack Taylor.
  • HJ413: Celebrating the life of Sergeant William John Cahir, USMC.
  • HJ437: Commending the Belle View Condominium Community.
  • HB794: Retail Sales and Use Tax; Energy Star sales tax holiday.
  • HB802: Candidates; Board of Elections to publish list on Internet.
  • HB808: Special education services; parental consent.
  • HB1624: Code of student conduct; bullying, harassment, etc., for Bd. of Ed. to include in model policy.
  • HB1625: Fair housing protections; allows localities to expand beyond classes protected by state law.
  • HB1643: Elections; electoral board may provide for oaths of officers.
  • HB1692: Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in all indoor restaurants and bar and lounge areas in State.
  • HB1758: Flood Mitigation Bond Act of 2009; created.
  • HB2373: Birth control prescriptions; pharmacist who refuses to fill ensure patient treated nonjudgmentally.
  • HB2374: Income tax, state; Renewable Energy Job tax credit.
  • HB2375: Application for social or health services; for purposes of qualifying for any program.
  • HB2376: Estate tax; reinstates federal credit amount State will receive payments from deaths after Jan. 1.
  • HB2377: Animals as prizes and gifts; Class 3 misdemeanor to raffle, give away, offer for sale as novelty.
  • HB2378: Noncorporate entities; minimum tax is imposed on telecommunications and electric suppliers.
  • HB2379: Cigarette tax rate; funding education and Medicaid.
  • HB2501: Department of Housing and Community Development; rental assistance pilot project.
  • HB2588: Individual income, corporate income, and sales and use taxes; restructuring various taxes.
  • HB2589: Students; assessment of those limited English proficient.
  • HJ632: Human services & social policy; JLARC to study feasibility of adopting 'housing first' approach.
  • HJ633: Constitutional amendment; General Assembly may agree to delay reconvened session.
  • HJ657: Constitutional amendment; repealing amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum.
  • HJ703: Waterfowl; joint subcommittee to study hunting in urban and suburban areas.
  • HJ845: Commending Beth El Hebrew Congregation on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
  • HJ853: Celebrating the life of William B. Hurd.
  • HJ854: Celebrating the life of Ethel Mary Beun.
  • HJ855: Celebrating the life of Colonel Gerald Kenneth Johnson.
  • HJ884: Commemorating the life of Charles Darwin on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth.
  • HB18: Environmental Quality, Department of; consolidation of various boards, increase of authority.
  • HB19: Environmental Quality, Department of;consolidation of various boards, increase of authority.
  • HB288: Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in restaurants.
  • HB289: Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish.
  • HB290: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers.
  • HB291: School bus stop locations; school boards to develop written plans prescribing procedure therefor.
  • HB686: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include Energy Star-rated fluorescent light bulbs.
  • HB792: Parental leave for school involvement; employers to permit employees annual leave.
  • HB793: Greenhouse gas emissions; Secretary of Natural Resources to develop strategy to reduce.
  • HB794: Retail Sales and Use Tax; Energy Star sales tax holiday.
  • HB795: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include WaterSense qualified products.
  • HB796: Climate Change, Commission on; created, report.
  • HB797: Traffic signs and markings; VDOT to transfer control to Fairfax County.
  • HB798: Absentee ballot applications; may receive by electronic transmission.
  • HB799: Voters; information to be provided prior to election.
  • HB800: Acts of Assembly; implementation of certain laws to special elections.
  • HB801: Voting equipment; wireless communications at polling places.
  • HB802: Candidates; Board of Elections to publish list on Internet.
  • HB803: VDOT; authority to account for workforce housing.
  • HB804: Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; interest on escrow accounts.
  • HB805: Advance Health Care Directive Registry; created.
  • HB806: Infectious diseases; residential or day program, etc. licensed by State to report cases.
  • HB807: Health insurance pools; technical assistance for small businesses.
  • HB808: Special education services; parental consent.
  • HB1084: Zoning; approval of certain proffered conditions.
  • HB1085: Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice.
  • HJ109: Coal-fired generation facilities; JLARC to study risk of further investment.
  • HJ110: Law-enforceent and judicial personnel; JLARC to study autism education and training available.
  • HJ111: Dillon Rule; joint subcommittee to study.
  • HJ559: Commending Shiloh Baptist Church on the occasion of its 145th anniversary.
  • HJ596: Celebrating the life of Stephen H. Snell.
  • HJ597: Celebrating the life of Mary Walton McCandlish Livingston.
  • HJ6019: Celebrating the life of of Russell Y. Garth.
  • HB393: Condominium Act; allows elderly or disabled tenants in conversion units to assign purchase right.
  • HB974: Motor vehicle sales and use tax; exempts cars with certain EPA fuel efficiency rating.
  • HB2727: Condominium Act; allows elderly or disabled tenants in conversion units to assign purchase right.
  • HB2728: Assault and battery on child; custody and visitation.
  • HB2729: FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area map; notification of changes thereto.
  • HB2730: Hospital regulations; provision allowing patients to receive visits from whom they desire.
  • HB2731: State employees; right to contact public officials.
  • HB2732: Brain and spinal cord injury registry; specifies conditions thereof.
  • HB2733: Driver's licenses and special identification cards; no more than five contact persons listed.
  • HB2734: Electronic voting equipment; requires localities to provide access thereto to disabled voters.
  • HB2735: National Association of Counties; locality to participate.
  • HB2736: Assault and battery against family member; deferred finding.
  • HB2738: Minimum Wage Act; repeals exclusion for persons who are 65 thereunder.
  • HB2739: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include Energy Star certified products.
  • HB2740: Campaign finance disclosure; reports of independent expenditures by political action committees.
  • HB2741: Guardians and conservators; use of real estate professionals.
  • HB2742: Presidential elections; agreement among states to elect by National Popular Vote.
  • HB2743: Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing & Community Development to establish, report.
  • HB2744: Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice.
  • HB2745: Child-friendly visiting rooms; state and local correctional facilities required to provide.
  • HB2746: Real estate tax; assessment of real property by localities.
  • HB2812: Real estate tax; localities to tax residential property at lower tax rate.
  • HB2878: Air pollution; methods to determine opacity.
  • HB3081: Power generation facilities; notification of increased operation.
  • HJ698: Power plants; Dept. of Health to study public health effects of using trona to mitigate emissions.
  • HJ721: Constitutional amendment; repeals amendment dealing with marriage by referendum (first reference).
  • HJ919: Commending Lucretia Jackson.
  • HJ920: Commending Gadsby's Tavern Museum.
  • HJ921: Commending Sabrina Black.
  • HJ966: Commending Rhea Butler.
  • HJ967: Commending Mike Oliver.
  • HJ968: Commending Carolyn Lewis.
  • HR47: Video & audio transmission; procedures for Internet broadcasting to be adopted.
  • HB388: I-SaveRX Prescription Drug Program; Sec. of Health & Human Resources discuss with other states.
  • HB389: Affirmation of Marriage Act; abolished.
  • HB390: Retail sales and use tax; exemptions include Energy Star certified products.
  • HB391: T.C. Williams High School;opening of 2006 school year.
  • HB392: No Child Left Behind Testing; all costs incurred by localities to be paid by State.
  • HB393: Condominium Act; allows elderly or disabled tenants in conversion units to assign purchase right.
  • HB394: Income tax, state; credit for low-income taxpayers.
  • HB395: Cigarette tax; increases thereof.
  • HB974: Motor vehicle sales and use tax; exempts cars with certain EPA fuel efficiency rating.
  • HB1002: School Board; salary procedure for members of Arlington County Board.
  • HJ132: Food insecure households; joint subcommittee to study feasible & appropriate alternatives to reduce.
  • HJ428: Commending Marian Van Landingham.
  • HJ444: Celebrating the life of Melvin O. Lindsay on the 50th anniversary of his death.
  • HJ488: Commending Colonel Ethel S. Underwood.
  • HJ519: Commending Dottie Bennett and Ann Bennett.
  • HJ5007: Commending Joan Walder Sacarob and Donald A. Sacarob.
  • HJ5065: Celebrating the life of Kelley Duncan Swanson.