Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)

Photo of David Suetterlein
Party
Republican
District
19: Floyd County (All), Salem City (All), Bedford County (Part), Carroll County (Part), Franklin County (Part), Montgomery County (Part), Roanoke County (Part), Wythe County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Education and Health, General Laws and Technology, Transportation
Website
suetterlein.nationbuilder.com
Twitter
@DRSuetterlein
Copatroning Habits
77% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 77% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 57% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
31% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Editorial: Our legislative all-stars | Editorials | roanoke.com

July 8, 2019 | 3:00 am
  On Tuesday, Major League Baseball pauses for its mid-season All-Star Game. In that same spirit, let's recognize the political all-stars in Virginia who have had ...

Roanoke Times: Suetterlein: Northam, unlike Kaine, politicizes a mass shooting

July 7, 2019 | 3:00 am
  By David Suetterlein. Suetterlein represents a state Senate district that runs from Bedford County to Wythe County. He is a Republican. On Ap, ...

WVTF: Big Winners in Virginia Can Now Stay Anonymous

July 2, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Starting this week, winners of the Virginia lottery can remain anonymous.

Washington Free Beacon: FLASHBACK: Steyer Voter Drive Earned Rebuke From State Lawmakers

June 26, 2019 | 3:00 am
  A voter-registration drive in Virginia by Tom Steyer later earned a rebuke from lawmakers after discovering he obtained thousands of contact records.

Roanoke Times: Steven Nelson to challenge Sen. John Edwards; Darlene Lewis enters race against Del. Joe McNamara

June 12, 2019 | 3:00 am
  A first-time political candidate and a man making his second run for public office have entered General Assembly races in the Roanoke Valley.

These are all of the video clips of David Suetterlein’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2016. There are 7 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB837: Electric utilities; retail competition.
  • SB1576: DOE; pilot program, placement transition of certain students.
  • SB1577: Elections; form of ballot, ballot order.
  • SB1578: Reckless driving; exceeding speed limit.
  • SB1579: Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria.
  • SB1580: Condominium Act and Property Owners' Association Act; delivery of association disclosure packets.
  • SB1581: Parental leave benefits; DHRM to implement and administer.
  • SB1582: Virginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers.
  • SB1583: Electric utilities; retail competition.
  • SB1584: Electric utilities; retail competition, renewable energy.
  • SB1585: Division-level performance assessments; DOE to develop and distribute resource guide.
  • SB1586: Public Instruction, Superintendent of; consolidation of surveys.
  • SB1587: Public schools; average daily membership, early graduation.
  • SB1677: Child restraint devices and safety belts; exempts emergency and law-enforcement vehicles.
  • SB1700: Certificates; notice of filing or recordation.
  • SB1703: Library of Virginia; disposition of official correspondence of the Governor, effective clause.
  • SB1704: Income taxes, state and corporate; tax credit for employers of National Guard members.
  • SB1764: Emergency custody orders; period of custody.
  • SR159: Commending Cameron Wooldridge and Jacob Turpin.
  • SR160: Celebrating the life of Gordon Danny Jonas.
  • SR161: Commending the Honorable Robert W. 'Bob' Goodlatte.
  • SR162: Commending the Salem High School baseball team.
  • SR163: Commending the Auburn High School boys' and girls' cross country teams.
  • SR164: Celebrating the life of Marshall Steven Gates.
  • SR165: Commending Forest Webb.
  • SR166: Celebrating the life of Hazel Williams.
  • SR167: Celebrating the life of Kevin Corbett.
  • SB103: Teacher licensure; reciprocity, spouses of Armed Forces members.
  • SB104: Reckless driving; raises threshold for speeding.
  • SB105: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • SB106: Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria.
  • SB107: Dual enrollment courses; quality standards, universal transfer course credit.
  • SB257: Teachers; extension of three-year provisional licenses.
  • SB261: Standards of Quality; staffing requirements, librarians and clerical personnel.
  • SB262: Adoption; leave benefit.
  • SB263: Form of ballot; party identification of candidates.
  • SB264: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; electronic filing for local or constitutional office.
  • SB266: Certificate of public need; establishment of certain surgery centers, etc.
  • SB511: Optometry; scope of practice.
  • SB512: FOIA; student addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses.
  • SB513: Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; implementation of 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services.
  • SB514: Real Estate Board; powers and duties, escrow funds.
  • SB515: License plates, special; Virginia Realtors.
  • SB778: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties.
  • SB837: Electric utilities; retail competition.
  • SB960: High School to Work Partnerships; establishment, exemptions.
  • SJ226: Celebrating the life of Jean Aldrich Snidow.
  • SJ227: Celebrating the life of Walter C. White.
  • SJ228: Commending HCA Virginia Health System.
  • SR55: Commending the Salem High School football team.
  • SR64: Celebrating the life of the Reverend William Franklin Graham, Jr.
  • SR65: Commending Gary Creed.
  • SR66: Commending Curry Martin.
  • SR67: Commending Cody Keen.
  • SR68: Commending Janae Blakeney.
  • SR73: Commending Haleigh Hamlin.
  • SB1409: Reckless driving; raises threshold for speeding.
  • SB1410: Congressional and state legislative districts; compactness standard.
  • SB1411: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties.
  • SB1412: Adoption; leave benefit.
  • SB1583: Teacher licensure; career and technical education, certain local waivers.
  • SB1584: High school graduation; verified credit, locally selected, recognized academic assessments.
  • SB1585: Form of ballot; party identification of candidates.
  • SB1586: Libraries, local and regional; boards not mandatory.
  • SJ435: Celebrating the life of Alfred C. Anderson.
  • SJ436: Celebrating the life of James David Seneff.
  • SJ437: Commending the Salem High School football team.
  • SJ438: Commending the Carroll County High School varsity softball team.
  • SJ439: Commending the Hidden Valley High School volleyball team.
  • SJ440: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' tennis team.
  • SJ441: Commending Cave Spring High School.
  • SB588: Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); charter schools.
  • SB764: Concealed handgun; recognition of out-of-state permits.
  • SB765: Highways, Commissioner of; powers, emergency removal of snow and ice.
  • SB766: Method of nominating party candidates; incumbent selection.
  • SB767: Form of ballot; party identification of candidates.
  • SB768: Reckless driving; exceeding speed limit.
  • SB769: Bedford; references to the former city of Bedford.
  • SB770: Congressional and state legislative districts; compactness standard.
  • SJ93: Constitutional amendment; charter schools.
  • SJ121: Charter schools, public; requirements of school.
  • SJ211: Celebrating the life of David George Helmer.
  • SJ212: Celebrating the life of Frances Vaughan Garland.
  • SR76: Commending the Salem High School football team.
  • SR77: Commending Walter S. Crockett.
  • SR86: Commending Smith Mountain Lake.