Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth)

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80: Cities of Chesapeake (part), Norfolk (part), and Portsmouth (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2020
Next Election
November 2019
Courts of Justice, Finance, Communications, Technology and Innovation
Copatroning Habits
87% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 53% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 72% of them are Democrats.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Blue Virginia: NY Times Op-Ed on Virginia Redistricting Amendment Filled with Falsehoods, Distortions, Errors

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Progress Index: Legislator for a Day

March 9, 2020 | 3:00 am Virginia Democrats took over in Richmond and passed sweeping bills. Here’s a look at what they did.The Virg

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  • HB293: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • HB294: Police and court records; expungement of records, misdemeanor convictions.
  • HB295: Probation; maximum term.
  • HB391: Food stamps; eligibility, drug-related felonies.
  • HB428: Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
  • HB429: Toll facilities; free use by teachers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel.
  • HB430: Parole; application of statutes.
  • HB431: Geriatric prisoners; conditional release.
  • HB820: Court appearance of a person not free on bail; informed of right to counsel.
  • HB1252: Registered apprenticeship programs; prohibited discrimination.
  • HB1253: Virginia Defense Force; maximum age for recruitment.
  • HB1461: Appeal from bail, bond, or recognizance order; a court may stay the execution.
  • HB1462: Admission to bail; rebuttable presumptions against bail.
  • HB1532: Corrections, Department of; earned sentence credits.
  • HB1571: Elizabeth River Crossings; termination of contract with Department of Transportation.
  • HJ30: Geriatric parole; State Crime Commission to study the low use.
  • HJ41: Teacher salaries and benefits; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ75: Commending Tyrone Hines.
  • HJ76: Commending Pat Hines.