Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania)

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Party
Democratic
District
17: Culpeper County (All), Fredericksburg City (Part), Louisa County (All), Madison County (All), Orange County (All), Spotsylvania County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1984
Left Office
January 2012
Website
senatorhouck.com
Copatroning Habits
63% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 58% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 51% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Rich Breeden to challenge state Sen. Bryce Reeves for Republican nomination:

November 12, 2018
  Fredericksburg.comFull coverage

Reeves gets challenger for GOP nomination:

November 12, 2018
  The Daily ProgressFull coverage

State Sen. Bryce Reeves of Spotsylvania to seek re-election:

October 28, 2018
  Fredericksburg.comFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Edd Houck’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 154 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB170: License plates, special; makes those issued to Association of Realtors revenue-sharing.
  • SB748: Marijuana, synthetic; penalties for possession, intent to sell, distribute, etc.
  • SB802: Child day programs; regulation, use of outdoor play equipment and areas.
  • SB950: Confederate grave sites; authorizes $5 per grave site for 310 graves in Fredericksburg Cemetery.
  • SB951: Freedom of Information Act; Library of Va. is custodian of records transferred to it for archiving.
  • SB952: Lake Anna; names six bridges in vicinity.
  • SB953: Virginia Index of Performance program; Board of Education to encourage achievement in science, etc.
  • SB1269: Autism Advisory Council; created, report.
  • SB1270: Standards of Quality; flexibility to use funds for staffing related to math, reading, etc.
  • SB1271: Auditor of Public Accounts; required to review collection, etc., of local retail sales & use tax.
  • SB1458: Claims; Richard Hitt and Charles P. Jarrett.
  • SB1459: Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011; established, report.
  • SJ451: Commending R. DuVal and Anne D. Dickinson.
  • SJ458: Celebrating the life of Andra Kern Foss.
  • SJ459: Commending Sean Brown.
  • SJ460: Commemorating the life of Dr. James Leonard Farmer, Jr., and the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Ride.
  • SJ471: Celebrating the life of Vincent Joseph Genson, Jr.
  • SJ472: Celebrating the life of Louis P. Chisholm, Jr.
  • SJ494: Commending the George Washington Regional Commission.
  • SJ495: Commending Margo Deihl.
  • SJ508: Commending Loraine Lemoine.
  • SJ509: Commending the Louisa Little League Association.
  • SB168: License plates, special; issuance of revenue-sharing plates to supporters of Garfield Foundation.
  • SB169: Pawnbrokers; allows Spotsylvania County to maintain and file a daily report electronically.
  • SB170: License plates, special; makes those issued to Association of Realtors revenue-sharing.
  • SB276: Dam safety; requirements of Soil and Water Conservation Board's Impounding Structure Regulations.
  • SB614: Civil War Site Preservation Fund; established.
  • SB706: Health insurance; coverage for mental health and substance abuse services.
  • SB707: Autism Advisory Council; created, report.
  • SJ91: Public School Teacher Compensation; JLARC to study methodology employed to develop biennial report.
  • SJ111: Celebrating the life of Christine Ann Cooke.
  • SJ157: Commending Khalil Hassan.
  • SJ158: Commending John R. Henry.
  • SJ183: Commending Caressa Cameron, Miss America.
  • SJ191: Commending John Thomas Casteen III.
  • SJ206: Commending Friends of the Rappahannock.
  • SJ259: Commending HCA Virginia Health System and its newest facility, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.
  • SJ260: Commending Helen Marie Taylor.
  • SJ261: Commending Edward W. Jones.
  • SJ262: Commending Culpeper Regional Hospital on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • SB305: Health insurance; credits for certain retired public officers and employees.
  • SB527: Regional jail vehicles; equipped with colored warning lights.
  • SB528: Marine Resources Commission; permits in emergency situations.
  • SB529: Concealed handgun permits; access to personal information of permittees.
  • SB530: Crowd control; authority to bring civil action against person who negligently fails to provide.
  • SB672: Nursing facility beds; Health Commissioner to issue Request for Applications in Planning District 9.
  • SB1085: Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; revocation.
  • SB1316: Freedom of Information Act; strikes requirement to publish a database index, etc.
  • SB1317: Electronic meetings by Air Pollution Control Board and State Water Control Board; in compliance.
  • SB1318: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; extends implementation.
  • SB1319: Freedom of Information Act; meeting minutes.
  • SB1484: Lake Anna; lake level contingency plan developed therefor.
  • SB1537: Arts and cultural districts; adds City of Fredericksburg to those localities authorized to create.
  • SJ325: Chronic diseases; Joint Commission on Health Care to study opportunities for early identification.
  • SJ355: Commending Luca Paschina.
  • SJ368: Commending Brandon Feagan.
  • SJ369: Commending Friends of Wilderness Battlefield.
  • SJ384: Commending the James Monroe High School football team.
  • SJ385: Commending homeschoolers in Virginia on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of homeschooling.
  • SJ391: Celebrating the life of Leslie Funk Herdegen Rohrer.
  • SJ413: Commending the Town of Culpeper on the occasion of its 250th anniversary.
  • SJ474: Commemorating the life of Zachary Taylor on the 225th anniversary of his birth.
  • SJ484: Commending the Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee.
  • SJ485: Commending Matt Hayden.
  • SJ5003: Celebrating the life of George Plummer Beard, Jr.
  • SJ5004: Celebrating the life of the Honorable John Whittier Scott, Jr.
  • SJ5012: Commending J. Stewart Bryan III.
  • SJ5013: Commending Norma Dunwody.
  • SJ5014: Commending Edward J. Evers.
  • SJ5015: Commending Albert G. Johnson.
  • SJ5016: Commending Xavier R. Richardson.
  • SB1: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers.
  • SB55: Tank wagons; increases total gross weight for overweight permits.
  • SB130: Freedom of Information Act; exemptions for certain records of public institutions of higher ed.
  • SB131: Freedom of Information Act; local public bodies may meet by electronic communication.
  • SB132: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; disclosure of personal information.
  • SB133: Personal Information Privacy Act; prohibits dissemination of another's social security number.
  • SB134: Occupational therapy assistants; licensing and regulation.
  • SB302: Higher Education Board Appointments, Commission on; removes sunset provision.
  • SB303: Lake Anna State Park; authorizes right-of-way easement.
  • SB304: Veterans; Commissioner et al., to develop various mental health programs.
  • SB305: Health insurance; credits for certain retired public officers and employees.
  • SB442: Higher educational institutions; operational authority therefor in information technology.
  • SB527: Regional jail vehicles; equipped with colored warning lights.
  • SB528: Marine Resources Commission; permits in emergency situations.
  • SB529: Concealed handgun permits; access to personal information of permittees.
  • SB530: Crowd control; authority to bring civil action against person who negligently fails to provide.
  • SB672: Nursing facility beds; Health Commissioner to issue Request for Applications in Planning District 9.
  • SB727: Charter; City of Fredericksburg.
  • SJ18: Celebrating the life of R. Lindsay Gordon III.
  • SJ63: Commending Chancellor Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
  • SJ64: Plumbing Industry Week; designating as April 27 through May 3, 2008.
  • SJ128: Health care professionals, licensed; Joint Commission on Health Care to study competence.
  • SJ136: Commending Grace Anne Braxton.
  • SJ157: Commending the Graves family.
  • SJ203: Commending Arva Priola.
  • SJ248: Commending Moira Callahan.
  • SJ264: Commending the Honorable John K. Cullen.
  • SJ265: Commending WFLS News.
  • SJ266: Celebrating the life of Harold Hidmore Purcell.
  • SJ5003: Celebrating the life of George Plummer Beard, Jr.
  • SJ5004: Celebrating the life of the Honorable John Whittier Scott, Jr.
  • SJ5012: Commending J. Stewart Bryan III.
  • SJ5013: Commending Norma Dunwody.
  • SJ5014: Commending Edward J. Evers.
  • SJ5015: Commending Albert G. Johnson.
  • SJ5016: Commending Xavier R. Richardson.
  • SB997: Magistrates; required to deliver copy of any criminal warrant issued at request of citizen to State.
  • SB998: Water systems; Board of Health to implement chronically noncompliant systems.
  • SB999: Retail Sales and Use Tax; extends sunset provision for free distribution of educational materials.
  • SB1000: Taxicab service by localities; financial data collected used only for consideration of rates, etc.
  • SB1001: Freedom of Information Act; electronic communication meetings, report.
  • SB1002: Freedom of Information Act; public access to procurement records, and discussions therof.
  • SB1003: Freedom of Information Act; venue for enforcement actions against public bodies.
  • SB1110: Service districts; additional powers with regard to road construction and maintenance.
  • SB1111: Freedom of Information Act; closed meetings and security of public buildings.
  • SB1112: Health care data reporting; repeals sunset provisions.
  • SB1199: Intermodal Planning and Investment, Office of; change of name and additional duties of Office.
  • SB1200: Highway improvement projects, local; VDOT fees.
  • SB1201: Motor vehicle insurance license tax; revenues dedicated to Priority Transportation Fund.
  • SB1321: Overweight permits; authorized for tank wagons.
  • SB1342: Higher educational institutions; operational authority therefor in areas of procurement, etc.
  • SB1409: Property Owners' Association; enforcement of rules and charges assessed for violations.
  • SJ367: Commending Virginia Durrett.
  • SJ368: Commending O'Neal Mercer.
  • SJ369: Commending Judge Ann Hunter Simpson.
  • SJ410: Commending the Chancellor High School field hockey team.
  • SJ411: Commending the Louisa County High School football team
  • SJ450: Celebrating the life of Augustus C. Johnson.
  • SJ508: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Joshua J. Frazier.
  • SJ509: Celebrating the life of Gordon Wallace Shelton, Jr.
  • SR50: Commending Brian Strobel.
  • SB25: Social services boards; city council member appointed to local board.
  • SB26: Assault and battery; limited exception to charges for certain school personnel.
  • SB71: Standards of Quality; Biennial review; change to even-numbered years and technical amendment.
  • SB72: Contractors, Board of; educational requirements as condition for licensure.
  • SB73: Retail sales and use tax; exemptions include certain medicines and drugs used for farm animals.
  • SB74: Teacher licensure requirements; revising current statutes & teacher education program provisions.
  • SB75: School crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plan; required.
  • SB76: Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of procurement records under PPTA and PPEA.
  • SB94: Student Financial Security Program; created.
  • SB200: Dogs; regulation of those that may be dangerous.
  • SB201: Contractor Transaction Recovery Act; streamlines administrative processing of claims
  • SB412: Intermodal Office; specific functions and goals in the Office of Secretary of Transportation.
  • SB675: Higher educational institutions; management agreements, report.
  • SB699: Transportation planning; coordination of state and local.
  • SB723: Vehicle registration fees; additional fee for transportation purposes.
  • SB5011: Public-Private Transportation Act, & Public-Private Educa. Facilities & Infrastructure Act; records.
  • SJ8: Commending Wallace Sanford, III.
  • SJ9: Commending Melissa Chambers.
  • SJ10: Celebrating the life of Giles Henry Miller, Jr.
  • SJ11: Celebrating the life of John Cole Goolrick.
  • SJ12: Designating the last full week of September each year as 'Virginia Responsible Dog Ownership Week.'
  • SJ13: Commending Debi Goforth.
  • SJ14: Commending John Scott.
  • SJ36: Commending William Jacobs.
  • SJ82: Water systems; JLARC to study small community public water systems.
  • SJ113: Celebrating the life of Harry Macon Lumsden.
  • SJ170: Freedom of Information Day; designating as March 16, 2006, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ173: Commending the Virginia Coalition for Open Government on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
  • SJ272: Commending Joyce Lindsey.
  • SJ5014: Celebrating the life of Joe Broderick.
  • SJ5015: Celebrating the life of Dianne Lenhart Tremblay.
  • SJ5033: Commending the Culpeper County High School Band.
  • SJ5037: Celebrating the life of V. Earl Dickinson.
  • SJ5057: Celebrating the life of Dr. Lloyd Fick Moss, Sr.
  • SJ5066: Commending Seong's Martial Arts Academy on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • SJ5067: Commending Gwen P. Smith.
  • SJ5068: Commending Barboursville Vineyards on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.