Senator Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Photo of Dave Marsden
Party
Democratic
District
37: Fairfax County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Local Government, Transportation
Website
marsdenforsenate.com
Copatroning Habits
72% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 76% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 57% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
10% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

Sen. Marsden was a member of the House of Delegates from January 2006 through January 2009, when he won a special election for Senate the day before the session began.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Home Virginia Politics Mamie Locke Elected Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus Chair to Replace Rep.-Elect Donald...

November 17, 2016
Good choice by the Virginia Senate Democratic caucus, congratulations to Sen. Locke! (now if we could only get a replacement for Dick Saslaw as Democratic ?Leader?) By the way, Locke defeated George Barker and Dave Marsden, running as a team; ...and more »

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Tom Garrett's Election Night Interview with Bearing Drift

November 11, 2016
Tom Garrett's Election Night Interview with Bearing DriftState Senator Tom Garrett (R-22) defeated former Albemarle County Supervisor Jane Dittmar (D) in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Representative Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) in Tuesday's general election. According to unofficial results published by the ...and more »

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily: Virginians to vote on two state constitutional amendments

October 6, 2016
The process takes a minimum of two years ? a major concern for opponents of the amendment. ?It's very difficult to undo constitutional amendments when circumstances change,? state Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Fairfax) said. ?It's very cumbersome to put what ...and more »

Virginia Connection Newspapers: State Senate-District 37: Dave Marsden (D)

October 28, 2015
SB1102 with Republican Senator Mark Obenshain, allowed Uber to legally and safely operate in Virginia. 3. SB1235 with Republican Delegate Dave Albo, is landmark legislation that allows someone suffering from intractable epilepsy to utilize non-psycho ...

Virginian-Pilot: Portsmouth Sen. Lucas fails in effort to legalize marijuana derivatives for treating cancer

February 22, 2016
Similar legislation was passed last year allowing cannabis oils to be used for treating intractable epilepsy. Albo was one of the sponsors of that measure. Another bill this year from Sen. Dave Marsden, D-Fairfax County, would build on that law by ...

These are all of the video clips of Dave Marsden’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 179 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB93: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created.
  • SB187: Transfer of firearms; permit required.
  • SB401: Crohn's disease, colitis, etc.; identification cards and information.
  • SB717: Vineyards and Orchards Grant Fund and Program; created and established.
  • SB785: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current level to $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2017.
  • SB812: Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors, Board for; home inspections, required statement.
  • SB813: Electric utility regulation; solar generation facilities.
  • SB840: Civics Education, Commission on; renamed Commission on Civic Education, extends sunset provision.
  • SB850: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created.
  • SB88: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current federally mandated level to $8 per hour.
  • SB89: Electoral boards, local; minutes required to be posted on website.
  • SB90: Discovery rule; statute of limitations.
  • SB91: Emergency medical services agencies; registration of vehicles owned or used by agencies.
  • SB92: Workers' compensation; disease presumption for correctional officers.
  • SB93: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created.
  • SB94: Juvenile offenders; sentence modification.
  • SB95: Use of firearm in commission of crime; civil liability.
  • SB96: Protective orders; possession of firearms; penalty.
  • SB97: Handguns; establishes limitation on purchases, penalty.
  • SB184: Firearms magazines, certain; prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., penalties.
  • SB185: Firearms, loaded; prohibits carrying certain firearms in public places, exception.
  • SB186: Concealed handgun permits; proof of competence, training courses.
  • SB187: Transfer of firearms; permit required.
  • SB216: Parole; limitation on the application of parole statutes.
  • SB217: Firearm or pneumatic gun; allowing access by children age six or younger, penalty.
  • SB218: Business license taxes; limitation on gross receipts for staffing firms.
  • SB400: Income tax, state; personal use of campaign funds.
  • SB401: Crohn's disease, colitis, etc.; identification cards and information.
  • SB665: Middle school student-athletes, public; pre-participation physical examination.
  • SB694: Firearm, crossbow or bow and arrow; shooting in or across road or street, penalty.
  • SB701: Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; permitting of pharmaceutical processors to manufacture and provide.
  • SB717: Vineyards and Orchards Grant Fund and Program; created and established.
  • SB724: Corrections, Board of; powers and duties.
  • SJ107: Cross-jurisdictional transportation for persons with disabilities.
  • SJ143: Celebrating the life of Elaine Nunez McConnell.
  • SR49: Commending the Lake Braddock Secondary School coed cross country team.
  • SR50: Commending the Robinson Secondary School girls' lacrosse team.
  • SR51: Commending the Westfield High School football team.
  • SR52: Commending West Springfield High School.
  • SB39: Firearms; criminal history record information check on transferee, penalties.
  • SB137: Arrest photos; placement and removal on Internet, penalty.
  • SB142: Juvenile offenders, certain; sentence modification procedure.
  • SB553: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; notification of laws.
  • SB681: Minimum wage; increases from its current federally mandated level to $8.00 per hour.
  • SB687: Virginia Retirement System; limitations on average final compensation.
  • SB694: Firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
  • SB720: Arrest photos on Internet; penalty.
  • SB721: Seizure of property; receipt required.
  • SB730: Juvenile offenders, certain; sentence modification procedure.
  • SB731: Juvenile law-enforcement records; restorative justice.
  • SB735: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; prohibited conduct related to travel.
  • SB855: Capital cases; determination of mental retardation.
  • SB936: Unclaimed firearms; donation to Department of Forensic Science.
  • SB960: Juvenile on probation; funding for re-entry and release services.
  • SB961: Juvenile Justice, Department of; access to criminal history record information.
  • SB1028: Court-appointed counsel; waiver application for compensation in child welfare cases.
  • SB1029: Child day centers and family day homes; report to Department of Social Services.
  • SB1235: Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; recommendation and dispensing.
  • SB1314: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; long-range plan.
  • SB1373: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption for correctional officers.
  • SB1374: Sex offender registry; failure of defendant to register.
  • SB1390: Virginia Condominium Act; meetings of the unit owners' association, failure to obtain a quorum.
  • SB1391: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act.
  • SB1416: Railroads; trespassing on property, signage required, penalties.
  • SR62: Corrections, Department of; staffing levels and employment conditions.
  • SR127: Commending Michael R. Frey.
  • SB2: Public schools; textbooks approved by BOE shall note Sea of Japan is also referred to as East Sea.
  • SB38: Hybrid electric motor vehicles; repeals annual license tax, refunds.
  • SB39: Firearms; criminal history record information check on transferee; penalties.
  • SB40: Personal Information Privacy Act; use of DMV-issued driver's license or ID card information.
  • SB41: Assault and battery; conspiracy to commit is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB42: Fox or coyote; penalty to erect, maintain, or operate an enclosure for purpose of hunting with dogs.
  • SB57: Livable Home Tax Credit; increases total amount granted for program.
  • SB58: Comprehensive plans; alignment of transportation infrastructure and facilities.
  • SB122: Juvenile offenders; offenses and punishment.
  • SB125: Juvenile offenders; sentence modification.
  • SB130: Juveniles, delinquent; commitment to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • SB133: Court services unit directors; employment.
  • SB137: Arrest photos; placement and removal on Internet, penalty.
  • SB142: Juvenile offenders, certain; sentence modification procedure.
  • SB327: Tuition, in-state; eligibility of undocumented persons.
  • SB553: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; notification of laws.
  • SB554: Driver education; community colleges shall have authority to offer courses to become instructor.
  • SB590: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current federally mandated level.
  • SB592: Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program; eligibility for volunteer appointments.
  • SB593: Urban county executive form of government; disclosure in land use proceedings.
  • SB596: Alcoholic beverage control; state and local license tax on certain brewery licensees.
  • SB629: Navigation on certain waters; liability of persons recreationally floating upon certain waters.
  • SJ10: Students with developmental and intellectual disabilities; SCHEV to study.
  • SJ52: Early childhood education; recognizing value to children and sets goal of extending availability.
  • SB196: Fairfax County Parkway; requires CTB to transfer to state primary highway system.
  • SB199: Pedestrians; requires vehicle drivers to stop at marked crosswalks, etc.
  • SB202: Fox and coyote penning; Class 1 misdemeanor for purpose of hunting or killing with dogs.
  • SB203: Adjudication of certain crimes; penalty.
  • SB388: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: IN REMEMBRANCE, APRIL 16, 2007.
  • SB390: Juvenile life sentences; proceding for sentence modification.
  • SB392: Transportation Board; increases number of membership.
  • SB785: Firearms; use in commission of crime, civil liability.
  • SB786: Firearms, lost or stolen; duty of law enforcement.
  • SB787: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • SB808: Juvenile offenders; proceeding for sentence modification.
  • SB809: Juvenile offenders; punishment for conviction of certain felonies.
  • SB1002: Emergency protective orders; expungement of orders from record.
  • SB1003: Vehicle tire weight limitations; prohibits over-the-road operation of certain vehicles.
  • SB1234: Juveniles; placement in secure local facility.
  • SB1280: Fox and coyote; unlawful to stage competition where they are pursued by dogs in an enclosure, etc.
  • SB1326: Public schools; Board of Education to develop and distribute policies on concussion prevention.
  • SB1360: Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; General Assembly may add certain full-time employees.
  • SJ90: Juvenile facilities, secure; JLARC to study excess capacity.
  • SJ96: ICPRB; joint subcommittee to study State's withdrawal & effects upon source of drinking water, etc.
  • SJ422: Celebrating the life of Susan Lucinda Morgan Armstrong.
  • SJ431: Celebrating the life of Dawn Michele Lawson.
  • SB195: Towing ordinances; localities in Northern Virginia to require companies to submit to inspection.
  • SB196: Fairfax County Parkway; requires CTB to transfer to state primary highway system.
  • SB197: Attorney General; may represent in civil matters a person appointed by circuit court judge.
  • SB198: Health insurance; credits provided for retired school division employees.
  • SB199: Pedestrians; requires vehicle drivers to stop at marked crosswalks, etc.
  • SB200: Public school textbooks; when referring to Sea of Japan, note that is also referred to as East Sea.
  • SB201: Hospital discharge procedures; community services boards to provide information on certain services.
  • SB202: Fox and coyote penning; Class 1 misdemeanor for purpose of hunting or killing with dogs.
  • SB203: Adjudication of certain crimes; penalty.
  • SB388: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: IN REMEMBRANCE, APRIL 16, 2007.
  • SB389: Pneumatic gun ordinance; allows locality to prohibit possession on school property, etc., exception.
  • SB390: Juvenile life sentences; proceding for sentence modification.
  • SB391: Parental notification; school investigations.
  • SB392: Transportation Board; increases number of membership, residence requirement for redistricting.
  • SB420: Sex Offender Registry; notification of laws.
  • SB421: Motor vehicle dealers; recovering title.
  • SB457: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • SB529: Real estate tax; exemption for disabled veterans.
  • SB530: Colleges, etc., projects, certain; required to hold at least one public hearing before undertaking.
  • SB531: Northern Virginia Transportation District; responsibilities of Transportation Board.
  • SJ90: Juvenile facilities, secure; JLARC to study excess capacity.
  • SJ96: ICPRB; joint subcommittee to study State's withdrawal & effects upon source of drinking water, etc.
  • SJ134: Commending Karen Dickerson.
  • SB581: State Law Library Database; created, Supreme Court of Virginia to oversee.
  • SB582: Fertilizer products; requires labeling include directions for proper use & precautionary statement.
  • SB588: Public transportation service; obstructing operation of transit vehicle is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB702: Child welfare; placement of children.
  • SB703: Public Procurement Act; preference for construction contractors hiring local residents.
  • SB767: Protective orders; expungement of police and court records.
  • SB768: School zones; designation of zones in certain residential communities.
  • SB769: Reckless driving; failing to stop at a school bus.
  • SB770: Underage drinking and driving; punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB804: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: IN REMEMBRANCE, APRIL 16, 2007.
  • SB805: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • SB1167: HOT lanes; when a vehicle crashes on certain interstates, driver must move to nearest pull-off area.
  • SB1168: Juvenile; may be detained in secure facility for violation if fail to adhere to conditions of court.
  • SB1169: Subpoenaed nonjudicial records; party requesting is liable for charges.
  • SB1170: Commitment on parole supervision; court services unit to consult with local department.
  • SB1171: Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth & Families, State Executive Council for; powers and duties.
  • SB1172: Tracking devices; Department of Criminal Justices establish training standards.
  • SB1173: Planning and Budget, Department of; reestimate of agency needs.
  • SB1174: Public Procurement Act; provisions for construction contracts involving certain schools.
  • SB1175: Disabled individuals; taxation of trusts established therefor.
  • SB1176: Claims; Michele G. Stevener.
  • SB1177: Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting by localities.
  • SB1178: Child welfare; placement of children.
  • SB1179: Trespassing vehicles; regulation of removal by localities.
  • SB1180: Pretrial deposition; creates a mechanism of a witness who is unavailable because of sickness, etc.
  • SB1323: Common interest communities; payment of resale disclosure packet fees.
  • SB1372: Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund; increases maximum claim of one judgment creditor.
  • SB1445: Fines, costs, and fees; requires cost of collecting be added to total amounts due, etc.
  • SB1480: Teachers; those seeking renewal of license to complete study of civics education.
  • SJ443: Commending Harley Swift.
  • SJ444: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Benjamin Jaewon Park.
  • SJ452: Commending the Operation Pedro Pan Exodus on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • SJ453: Commending Terra Centre Elementary School.
  • SJ454: Commending the Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association, Inc.
  • SB579: Detention; allows juvenile to be moved to a less restrictive placement when is warranted or earned.
  • SB580: Airsoft guns; prohibited on school property.
  • SB581: State Law Library Database; created, Supreme Court of Virginia to oversee.
  • SB582: Fertilizer products; requires labeling include directions for proper use & precautionary statement.
  • SB583: Pesticides and fertilizers; prohibits providers of lawn care services from applying onto streets.
  • SB584: Transportation district trains; unlawful to ride without a valid ticket.
  • SB585: Juvenile correctional facilities; counsel appointed for persons confined in correctional centers.
  • SB586: Juveniles; petition filed by intake officer to schools for certain crimes committed.
  • SB587: Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; retention of jurisdiction.
  • SB588: Public transportation service; obstructing operation of transit vehicle is Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • SB589: Child support; punishment and options for person convicted of nonpayment.
  • SB590: Alcoholic beverage control; third party shipment of wine and beer.
  • SB591: Juveniles; detention in secure facility for possession of certain firearms.
  • SB634: Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB); composition.
  • SB635: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; name of offender's employer not to be published.
  • SB701: Cigarettes; assessment fee on manufacturers that do not participate in Master Settlement Agreement.
  • SB702: Child welfare; placement of children.
  • SB703: Public Procurement Act; preference for construction contractors hiring local residents.
  • SB721: Attorney-issued summons; eliminates prohibition of summonses in cases involving protective orders.
  • SB722: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • SJ112: Commending Virginia Task Force 1.
  • SJ195: Celebrating the life of Major Harold E. Brown, Jr.
  • SJ267: Commending Barry Green.
  • HB587: Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution.
  • HB1252: Child custody; court ordered investigations.
  • HB1518: Emergency protective orders; Executive Secretary to allow magistrates to use preliminary orders.
  • HB1567: Nutrient management training; voluntary program for commercial providers of lawn care, etc.
  • HB2225: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet database.
  • HB2226: Prisoner Litigation Reform Act; court serve Office of Attorney General with motion for judgement.
  • HB2227: Airsoft guns; added to list of prohibited concealed weapons.
  • HB2228: Juveniles; restitution payments paid thereby.
  • HB2229: Retirement plan; no person acting as trustee or custodian with respect thereto may exercise setoff.
  • HB2230: Highway construction allocations; Transportation Board allocate projects in Northern Virginia, etc.
  • HB2231: Parking; adds pickup and panel trucks to list of vehicles that Fairfax, etc. may prohibit therefrom.
  • HB2232: Crashes on HOT lanes under construction; if no apparent bodily injuries, drivers must move vehicles.
  • HB2233: Electronic filings; DMV may require certain filings or submissions be made electronically.
  • HB2510: Repossessed vehicles; person purchasing in another state may sell in State without obtaining title.
  • HB2511: Notice to sex offenders of law changes; State Police, Dept. of Corrections, etc. to give notice.
  • HB2512: Income tax, state; subtraction for Virginia Military Family Relief Fund.
  • HB2513: Mob violence; adds act of violence to listing of offenses reported by juvenile intake officer.
  • HB2530: Secondary school teachers; required to complete course on current structure & historic development.
  • HJ887: Celebrating the life of Eric J. Olsen.
  • HR42: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rules 18(a) and 18(c).
  • HR43: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rules 18(a) and 18(c).
  • HB581: Tow truck driver; exempts requirement of having authorization documents.
  • HB582: Psychiatric inpatient treatment of minors; timing of petition and hearing.
  • HB583: Emergency custody orders; extension of time.
  • HB584: Nurses, licensed; presumption of knowledge of statewide standard of care.
  • HB585: Juvenile care facilities; Board of Juvenile Justice to est. regulations for smoke detectors, etc.
  • HB586: Appellate court; remand of bail appeal.
  • HB587: Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution.
  • HB588: Concealed weapons; prohibits carrying of concealed pneumatic guns.
  • HB589: Gangs; voluntarily submitting to hazing as part of initiation.
  • HB590: Predicate criminal act; adds simple larceny of motor vehicle to list.
  • HB591: Probation officers; removes court services staff from list to advise child of right to counsel.
  • HB592: Criminal history record information; required for transfer of firearms.
  • HB1252: Child custody; court ordered investigations.
  • HB1253: Smoking; prohibited in restaurants.
  • HB1254: Juvenile records; intake officer to report to Bureau of Immigration & Customs if in U.S. illegally.
  • HB1255: Juveniles; transfer of jurisdiction.
  • HB1256: Individual retirement accounts (IRAs); exemption from civil judgments.
  • HB1257: Child support enforcement; establishing Intensive Case Monitoring pilot programs.
  • HB1258: Juvenile records; notification of expungement.
  • HB1517: Criminal Records Exchange; prohibits person with mental health treatment from purchasing firearms.
  • HB1518: Emergency protective orders; Executive Secretary to allow magistrates to use preliminary orders.
  • HB1519: Juveniles; released to detention home between 11 and 13 years of age.
  • HB1567: Nutrient management training; voluntary program for commercial providers of lawn care, etc.
  • HB1460: Street gangs; verification of immigration status upon conviction of crime.
  • HB2646: Emergency protective orders; issuance thereof & judge to provide protected person with forms, etc.
  • HB2656: LEED Silver standard; established by U. S. Green Building Council.
  • HB2657: School boards; developing policies for parents participation in child's education without harassing.
  • HB2658: Child support; probation for nonpayment.
  • HB2659: Writ on judgment; sheriff to post copy thereof to recover specific property on party' door.
  • HB2660: Juveniles; investigation of social history prior to commitment.
  • HB2661: Confidential records; adds group homes to list eligible to review certain records of minors.
  • HB2662: Virginia, Ever Enshrined; designating as official state song.
  • HB2663: Pesticides and fertilizers; prohibits providers of lawn care services from applying to streets, etc.
  • HB2664: Planning and Budget, Department of; reestimate of agency needs.
  • HB2665: Driver's license expiration; extension to certain persons in service serving outside country.
  • HB2753: Real estate tax; tax credit for certain residential property.
  • HB3006: Investigation following conviction for criminal street gang activity;
  • HB3007: Juvenile certification; only certified upon conviction.
  • HB3008: Uniform crime reports; shall be distributed in an electronic format.
  • HB3009: Retirement system; localities provide benefits to local employees of juvenile detention facilities.
  • HJ960: Commending Teresa and Allen Patton and their dog Diamond Jim.
  • HB401: Child support; incarcerated person in work program who designates 50% thereto.
  • HB402: Invasive Species Council; extends sunset provision.
  • HB692: Juveniles; exceptions to confidentiality.
  • HB1460: Street gangs; verification of immigration status upon conviction of crime.
  • HB1461: Jurors; those not qualified to serve in criminal case.
  • HJ364: Celebrating the life of Specialist Felipe J. Garcia Villareal.
  • HJ365: Celebrating the life of Carolyn A. Flaningam.