Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania)

Photo of Edd Houck
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.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

The Daily Progress: Local, state offices on Tuesday ballot | Orange County Review

October 31, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Fredericksburg.com: Incumbent Reeves faces challenge from Breeden for GOP nomination in 17th District Senate race

June 3, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

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

November 12, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

The Daily Progress: Reeves gets challenger for GOP nomination

November 12, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

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

October 28, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

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.