Sen. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk)

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Party
Republican
District
17: All of Brunswick County, Greensville County, Isle of Wight County, Southampton County, Emporia City, Franklin City and Suffolk City; parts of Dinwiddie County and Portsmouth City
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2027
Website
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
72% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 65% of them are Republicans. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 61% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
?
Bills Passed
50% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

The Washington Post: Virginia election results 2023 live updates

November 15, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

13newsnow.com WVEC: Republican Emily Brewer defeats Clinton Jenkins for Virginia's 17th Senate District

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

The Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Senate District 17 winner: Emily Brewer – The Virginian-Pilot

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

WAVY.com: Brewer leads Jenkins in race for Senate 17th District seat

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

Virginia Mercury: Virginia Democrats triumph in statehouse elections, reducing Youngkin's power • Virginia Mercury

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

These are all of the video clips of Emily Brewer’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2018. There are 2 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB309: Smithfield, Town of; amending charter, municipal elections, repealing outdated provisions.
  • SB310: Nonfamily adoptions; creates a $4,000 nonrefundable tax credit for taxable years 2024 through 2028.
  • SB322: Primary evacuation routes; statewide prioritization process.
  • SB323: Percy Lee House, III Mem. Bridge; designates bridge on Otterdam Rd. over I-95 in Greensville County.
  • SB328: Virginia Retirement System; enhanced retirement benefits for 911 dispatchers.
  • SB330: Real estate board; continuing education requirements for real estate brokers and salespersons.
  • SB529: Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil.
  • SB530: Arts, Virginia Commission for the; reduces membership.
  • SB531: Communications; application for and issuance of order authorizing interception.
  • SB532: Commercial entity offering social media accounts; restricted hours for minors, civil liability.
  • SB533: Education Excellence for All Program; established, report.
  • SB554: Licenses or certificates; reciprocal licensing for neighboring states.
  • SB637: Fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, etc.; duty of attorneys for the Commonwealth.
  • SB638: Jury service; increases from 70 to 73 the age at which a person is exempt from service upon request.
  • SJ60: Celebrating the life of Annie Delilah Jones Doggett.
  • SJ86: Celebrating the life of Karen Harrison Jones.
  • SJ145: Commending Sunshine R. Huggins.
  • SJ146: Commending the Brunswick Academy football team.
  • SR5: Celebrating the life of Jack William Nurney, Jr.
  • SR9: Celebrating the life of Jon Robert Tabb.
  • SR10: Celebrating the life of Alan Earl Casteen.
  • SR11: Celebrating the life of Richard Edward Railey, Jr.
  • SR12: Commending Rick and Cheryl Rowlands.
  • SR13: Commending the Smithfield Packers Youth Sports 06U Blue team.
  • SR24: Commending the Suffolk Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • SR31: Celebrating the life of Camille Annette Harrell.
  • SR32: Commending the Isle of Wight County Museum and the Smithfield community.
  • SR85: Celebrating the life of Marie Brinkley Hill.
  • SR90: Celebrating the life of Evelyn Flengas.
  • SR92: Commending K9 Batman.
  • HB1064: Public School Trades Incentive Fund and Program; created and established, rules and procedures.
  • HB1407: Firearm or explosive material; carrying within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, etc.
  • HB1408: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain cancers.
  • HB1409: Drug Control act; distribution of hypodermic needles.
  • HB1415: Richard Bland College; governance.
  • HB1416: Sexually transmitted infections; testing of certain persons following arrest or indictment, etc.
  • HB1553: Nonfamily adoptions; creates a nonrefundable tax credit for taxable years 2023 through 2027.
  • HB1554: Public high schools; identification of faculty member responsible for spec. education transitioning.
  • HB1555: Higher educational institutions; human trafficking awareness and prevention training required.
  • HB1556: K-9 Detection Teams; permitted in public schools.
  • HB1687: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; expands the Supplement to the Registry.
  • HB1688: Consumer Data Protection Act; protections for children, definition of verifiable parental consent.
  • HB2290: Judgment or child support order; pregnancy and delivery expenses.
  • HB2291: Infants left in newborn safety devices or hospital personnel, etc.; placement protocol.
  • HB2385: State agencies; prohibited contracts, civil penalty.
  • HB2452: Charitable gaming; amends definition of Texas Hold'em poker tournaments.
  • HJ614: Celebrating the life of Thomas Lewis Darden, Sr.
  • HJ674: Celebrating the life of K9 Odin.
  • HJ712: Commending Landon Jones.
  • HJ713: Commending the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team.
  • HJ714: Celebrating the life of Margaret J. Smith.
  • HJ716: Commending Darden's Country Store.
  • HJ722: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William Kyle Barlow.
  • HR259: Commending the Richard Bland College of William & Mary's women's volleyball team.
  • HR333: Commending Steve W. Edwards.
  • HR363: Commending Laurie Rosalind Bailey Newsome.
  • HR402: Commending the National Wild Turkey Federation, Inc.
  • HR432: Commending Cole Jennings Christiansen.
  • HR444: Commending Stuart Russ.
  • HB210: Virginia National Guard; Dept. of Military Affairs may utilize grant funding to recruit.
  • HB283: Human trafficking; training for law-enforcement personnel.
  • HB474: Automatic fire sprinkler inspectors; certification, exempts building officials and fire officials.
  • HB869: Adoption; court to refer case to child-placing agency.
  • HB907: Alarm systems; regulation, battery-charged fence security systems.
  • HB913: Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act; duties of operator, liability of excavator.
  • HB994: Child Care Subsidy Program; permitting Armed Forces active members to apply for Program.
  • HB1006: Income tax, state and corporate; deductions for business interest.
  • HB1019: Telecommunications companies; conveyance of easement and appurtenances.
  • HB1042: Workers' compensation; time period for filing claim, certain cancers.
  • HB1064: Public School Trades Incentive Fund and Program; created and established, rules and procedures.
  • HB1072: Golf carts and utility vehicles; operation of vehicles on public highways in Town of Smithfield.
  • HB1097: Fair Housing Law; exemptions, tenant's source of funds.
  • HB1186: Mental Health Care Coordinator; position created in DVS, report.
  • HB1341: Local correctional facilities, etc.; transfer of individuals in need of behavioral health services.
  • HJ29: Constitutional amendment; Literary Fund, exemption for certain asset forfeiture (first reference).
  • HJ304: Celebrating the life of Franklin Esby Vehorn.
  • HJ313: Celebrating the life of Keith Melville Andrus.
  • HJ359: Commending Ryan Acey.
  • HR132: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel Daniel L. Benka, USA, Ret.
  • HR133: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Joan Thompson Benka.
  • HR143: Commending the Town of Windsor.
  • HR207: Celebrating the life of Jeffrey Lee Gardy.
  • HR208: Celebrating the life of Curtis Robert Milteer, Sr.
  • HR209: Celebrating the life of Thomas Gunn Underwood.
  • HR210: Celebrating the life of Ruby Holland Walden.
  • HR211: Celebrating the life of Sue Birdsong.
  • HR212: Celebrating the life of Robert Emerson Stephens.
  • HR213: Celebrating the life of Benigno D. Federici, M.D.
  • HB1751: Peanuts; extends sunset date of excise tax on all peanuts grown in Virginia.
  • HB1751: Peanuts; extends sunset date of excise tax on all peanuts grown in Virginia.
  • HB1752: Golf carts and utility vehicles; operation of vehicles on public highways in Town of Smithfield .
  • HB2122: Golf carts and utility vehicles; Town of Ivor authorized to allow operation on highways.
  • HB2232: Authorized representatives of party or candidate; intimidation of or interference, penalty.
  • HB2234: Victims of sex trafficking; affirmative defense to prosecution for certain offenses.
  • HB2234: Victims of sex trafficking; affirmative defense to prosecution for certain offenses.
  • HB2308: Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, etc.; quantity of land certain associations may hold.
  • HB2308: Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, etc.; quantity of land certain associations may hold.
  • HB2309: Condition of parole; registration with Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry, penalty.
  • HR256: Commending Denise N. Tynes.
  • HR257: Celebrating the life of Annie Jane Boothe.
  • HR268: Celebrating the life of Edwin Francis Little.
  • HR711: Celebrating the life of Kenneth Ray Holmes, Sr.
  • HR712: Celebrating the life of Ashley Gwaltney Smith.
  • HB44: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
  • HB557: Carnal knowledge of pretrial or posttrial offender; bail bondsmen, increases penalty.
  • HB561: Project evaluation; primary evacuation routes.
  • HB605: Felony homicide; certain drug offenses, penalty.
  • HB917: Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; expands eligibility, fictive kin.
  • HB920: State-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; created.
  • HB936: Armed robbery; increases penalty.
  • HB1560: Transportation, Department of; primary evacuation routes.
  • HB1612: Grays Creek; designating as component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
  • HB1613: Public school teachers; technical professional licenses, eligibility criteria.
  • HB1614: Victims of human trafficking; affirmative defense to prosecution for certain offenses.
  • HB5004: Driver's licenses; discretionary requirement to conduct ceremony when issuing to person under 18.
  • HB5089: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; expands the Supplement to the Registry.
  • HR10: Commending the Surry County High School boys' basketball team.
  • HR11: Commending Farmers Bank.
  • HR44: Commending the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HR46: Celebrating the life of Sarah Leigh Jones.
  • HR72: Celebrating the life of Terry Lynn Hedgepeth.
  • HR87: Celebrating the life of Dorothy G. Gwaltney.
  • HR88: Celebrating the life of Donald Arthur Bagshaw.
  • HR91: Celebrating the life of Douglas Paris Redman.
  • HR99: Commending Pamela Hall.
  • HR146: Commending Mr. Peanut.
  • HR160: Commending Richard Bland College.
  • HR529: Celebrating the life of Tracy Lee Taliaferro.
  • HR530: Celebrating the life of William Russell Batten, Sr.
  • HR531: Celebrating the life of Harold Dewitt Brown.
  • HB525: Carnal knowledge of pretrial or posttrial offender; bail bondsmen, increases penalty.
  • HB1730: Foster care; security freeze on credit report.
  • HB1731: Treasurers, local; recordkeeping.
  • HB1845: Owner or employee of bail bond company, etc.
  • HB1846: Motor Vehicles, Department of; service charges for in-person transactions.
  • HB2170: False caller identification information; penalty.
  • HB2171: Virginia Retirement System; erroneous benefits estimate, adjustment for certain members.
  • HB2208: Adoption by relative; expands the applicability of procedures.
  • HB2209: Motor vehicle safety inspection; extends validity period for a new motor vehicle.
  • HB2326: Statewide prioritization process; primary evacuation routes.
  • HB2552: Unmanned aircraft systems; search warrants.
  • HB2801: Remote sales & use tax collection; sufficient activity by remote sellers & marketplace facilitators.
  • HR256: Commending Cristin Emrick.
  • HR257: Commending Q Daddy's Pitmaster BBQ.
  • HR258: Celebrating the life of Thomas Elder, Jr.
  • HB241: Adoption; lowers amount of time child must reside with close relative.
  • HB524: License plates, special; removes certain fees.
  • HB525: Carnal knowledge of pretrial or posttrial offender; bail bondsmen, increases penalty.
  • HB526: Cigarette tax, local; refund of unused stamps.
  • HB1159: Sgt. Lawrence G. Sprader, Jr., Memorial Bridge; designating as the Middle Road over Interstate 295.
  • HB1160: Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP), Commission on the; appointments.
  • HB1333: Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; established.
  • HB1334: Felony homicide; certain drug offenses constitute second degree murder, penalty.
  • HB1560: Hampton Roads area refuse collection and disposal system authority; board term.
  • HB1565: Presumption of death; missing person reports.
  • HR51: Commending the Virginia Czech and Slovak Folklife Festival.
  • HR82: Celebrating the life of Sol Waite Rawls, Jr.
  • HR124: Celebrating the life of Grace Justice Keen.
  • HR144: Commending Jakob Kennedy.
  • HR145: Commending Brown's African Methodist Episcopal Church.
  • HR147: Celebrating the life of Douglas Corneil Sumblin.