Delegate Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)

Photo of Greg Habeeb
Party
Republican
District
8: Counties of Craig, Montgomery (part), and Roanoke (part); City of Salem [map]
Took Office
January 2011
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Rules, Transportation
Age
40
Website
greghabeeb.com
Copatroning Habits
70% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 86% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 69% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
32.4% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

Habeeb, an attorney, holds a BS in political science and a JD from Wake Forest. He is married, with three children.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Salem Del. Greg Habeeb apologizes for tweet mocking candidate Chris Hurst

May 4, 2017
Habeeb's tweet had garnered 24 ?likes,? 14 retweets and 96 responses by Thursday, mostly from people scolding the delegate for his sarcastic remarks. Some claimed they donated to Hurst's campaign or the Democratic Party of Virginia because of his tweet.

Roanoke Times: Democrats opposing Del. Greg Habeeb to debate Friday

May 17, 2017
Two Democrats vying for the 8th District House of Delegates seat will debate Friday in Salem. Steve McBride of Salem and Bryan Keele of Roanoke County will debate at 7 p.m. at Roanoke College's Colket Center. The debate hosted by the Salem Democratic ...

Roanoke Times: Blue Ridge Caucus: Chris Hurst uses Greg Habeeb's sarcastic tweet citing 'massive ego' to raise money

May 3, 2017
Blue Ridge Caucus: Chris Hurst uses Greg Habeeb's sarcastic tweet citing 'massive ego' to raise moneyThat's when Del. Greg Habeeb, R-Salem, chimed in with his own alternative headline, referencing Hurst's move from Roanoke County to Blacksburg to run in a more Democratic district. We prefer ?former news reader with massive ego runs for office in ...

Roanoke Times: Democrat seeking 8th District primary nod offers opponent $1500 to exit race

May 25, 2017
Each is seeking the Democratic nomination in the June 13 primary to oppose Del. Greg Habeeb, R-Salem, in the November general election. A former chief deputy state attorney general said though offering a bribe to a candidate or elected official is ...

Roanoke Times: Parkway Brewing to expand in Salem, adding 13 jobs

May 25, 2017
?For farmers here in the Commonwealth of Virginia, that's a tremendous impact,? said Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Basil Gooden, who was on hand for the grant announcement, along with Del. Greg Habeeb and several members of the Salem ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Greg Habeeb’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2011. There are 120 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1130: Medical records; fee limits and penalty for failure to provide.
  • HB1406: Firearms; restoration of right to person convicted of a nonviolent felony to possess, etc.
  • HB1407: Voters, qualified; definition of violent felony.
  • HB1607: High school graduation; verified credit, locally selected, recognized academic assessments.
  • HB1617: Legal malpractice; estate planning.
  • HB1618: Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries.
  • HB1630: Circuit court clerks; report of money kept by clerk.
  • HB1653: Virginia Code Commission; duties.
  • HB1659: Workers' compensation; employer's lien, third party actions.
  • HB1689: Medical records or papers; fee limits, penalty for failure to provide.
  • HB1766: Utility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line.
  • HB1787: Libraries, local and regional; boards not mandatory.
  • HB1992: Lien priority; inserts 'real estate' in several places related to priority of tax liens.
  • HB1993: Interstate pipeline construction; Department of Transportation oversight.
  • HB1994: Zoning appeals, board of; clarifies provisions referring to appeal costs, includes governing body.
  • HB2409: Driver's licenses; suspension for failure to pay court fines and costs.
  • HJ542: Constitutional amendment; qualification of voters, executive clemency (first reference).
  • HR365: Commending the Cave Spring High School tennis team.
  • HR366: Commending Cave Spring High School.
  • HR367: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' tennis team.
  • HR368: Commending the Hidden Valley High School volleyball team.
  • HR369: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HR370: Commending James Baron.
  • HR371: Commending Shawn McNeill.
  • HR372: Commending Ben Kennedy.
  • HR373: Commending Page Moir.
  • HR374: Commending David T. Goodman.
  • HR375: Commending Spencer R. St. Cyr.
  • HR376: Commending the Salem High School football team.
  • HR377: Commending Brandon Alterio.
  • HR467: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HR468: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' swim team.
  • HR469: Commending Cassie Wheeler.
  • HR470: Commending Madilyn Wheeler.
  • HB25: Firefighting equipment or emergency medical services vehicle; penalty for tampering with, etc.
  • HB44: Workers' compensation; injuries or deaths presumed to be in course of employment.
  • HB107: Restoration of civil right to vote; eligibility for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HB287: Mediation; fee paid to mediators appointed in certain cases.
  • HB388: Uninsured motor vehicle fee payment plan; DMV may establish.
  • HB637: Medical malpractice actions; extends limitations period.
  • HB871: Virginia Security for Public Deposits Act; adds credit unions as a qualified public depository.
  • HB874: Credit unions; voluntary mergers.
  • HB883: Telecommunications towers; in accordance with comprehensive plan.
  • HB1127: Forest fire protection compacts; codification.
  • HB1128: Spouse's liability for medical care; exemption for principal residence.
  • HB1130: Medical records; fee limits and penalty for failure to provide.
  • HB1232: Recalled motor vehicles; disclosures by and compensation of dealers.
  • HB1261: State Corporation Commission; interstate gas pipeline safety program.
  • HB1266: Guardianship appointments, modifications, and terminations; notice sent to DMAS.
  • HB1267: Guardianship or conservatorship; orders prior to the respondent's 18th birthday.
  • HB1290: Timber cutting; unlawful removal, determination of damages.
  • HJ6: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HJ35: Celebrating the life of Adam Ward.
  • HJ62: Commending the Salem High School football team.
  • HJ172: Celebrating the life of Caroline Jean Stalker.
  • HJ383: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Madison Ellis Marye.
  • HR21: Commending Regina Meredith.
  • HR24: Commending Natalie DiFusco-Funk.
  • HR25: Commending the Cave Spring High School girls' tennis team.
  • HR40: Commending the Archer family.
  • HR41: Commending Heidi Ketler.
  • HR48: Commending Mikey Flint.
  • HR49: Commending Woody Henderson.
  • HR137: Commending Jeff Dudley.
  • HR138: Commending Tim Guthrie.
  • HR139: Celebrating the life of Harold Lloyd Johnston, Sr.
  • HR156: Commending Nancy Stafford.
  • HR157: Commending Alexander Perdue.
  • HB1119: Compounding of drug products; notice.
  • HB1350: Personal injury or wrongful death; appointment of an administrator for prosecution of action.
  • HB1486: Workers' compensation; exclusivity of remedy.
  • HB1487: Depository institutions; authority to sponsor savings promotions.
  • HB1489: Local taxes; payment by a third party.
  • HB1490: Standards of Learning; eligibility for retake of test, exception.
  • HB1491: Graduation; verified units of credit, locally developed alternative assessments.
  • HB1609: Severability; removes clauses by repeal or amendment throughout Code of Virginia.
  • HB1610: Punitive or exemplary damages; consistency provided by changing references to damages.
  • HB1620: DUI; person cannot be found guilty if in vehicle that is parked on private residential property.
  • HB1935: Motor vehicle dealers; prohibits coercion by any manufacturer, distributor, or any affiliate.
  • HB1942: Health insurance; carrier business practices, prior authorization provisions.
  • HB2217: Bank franchise tax; changes tax by allowing affiliated banks to file a combined return, etc.
  • HB2263: Roanoke Regional Airport Commission; may establish police department with law-enforcement powers.
  • HB2332: Roadside safety devices; certain shall be equipped with Identification numbers, etc.
  • HJ491: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; executive clemency;restoration.
  • HJ671: Commending the Glenvar High School football team.
  • HJ672: Commending the Hidden Valley High School golf team.
  • HJ759: Celebrating the life of E. Cabell Brand.
  • HR282: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys swim team.
  • HB7: Restoration of civil right to vote; person convicted of nonviolent felony, eligibility to register.
  • HB24: Contracts; recording requirements.
  • HB25: Public service companies; updates citation to federal Public Utility Holding Company Act, etc.
  • HB33: Pediatric oral health; essential health benefits.
  • HB42: School calendar; local school boards responsbile for setting and determining opening day.
  • HB85: Discovery rule; statute of limitations.
  • HB91: Persons not guilty by reason of insanity; court-appointed counsel fees.
  • HB118: Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; appointments.
  • HB269: Cases under advisement; circuit court judge in civil action holding decision for unreasonable time.
  • HB582: Motor vehicle dealers; amends definition of franchise.
  • HB772: Real property tax liens; assignment to third party.
  • HB1119: Compounding of drug products; notice.
  • HJ149: Commending the Cave Spring High School softball team.
  • HJ150: Commending the Cave Spring High School debate team.
  • HJ151: Commending the Salem Red Sox baseball team.
  • HJ152: Commending the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra.
  • HJ153: Commending the Hidden Valley High School volleyball team.
  • HJ162: Commending Sally Southard.
  • HJ163: Commending Arielle Rosmarino.
  • HJ5025: Commending Salem High School Laconian staff.
  • HJ5028: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HJ5144: Commending Susan Dunagan.
  • HJ5145: Celebrating the life of the Honorable James Clinton Turk.
  • HJ5156: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Joseph M. Clarke II.
  • HJ5157: Commending Doug Doughty.
  • HR168: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' swim team.
  • HB228: Income tax, corporate; credit for contracting with small or minority-owned businesses.
  • HB1304: Income tax, corporate; credit for contracting with small or minority-owned, etc., businesses.
  • HB1305: Workers' compensation; injuries presumed to be in course of employment, unless evidence to contrary.
  • HB1308: Writ of actual innocence; petition by juvenile adjudicated delinquent upon felony charge.
  • HB1310: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • HB1312: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to adopt regulations for an additional testing period.
  • HB1317: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to adopt regulations establishing additional testing.
  • HB1351: Credit unions, federal; those operating within State to comply with Virginia Small Estate Act.
  • HB1352: Health care records; increases maximum copying fee that a health care provider may charge.
  • HB1388: Teaching positions; notice to principals, assistant principals, or supervisors of reassignment.
  • HB1509: Failed electronic payments; civil action, unlawful detainer remedies.
  • HB1510: Dental or optometric services plans; requirement for nonstock corporation that offer or administer.
  • HB1708: Summary judgment; use of depositions as basis for motion or to strike evidence.
  • HB1709: Nonsuits; dismissal of action, fees and costs.
  • HB2096: Opportunity Educational Institution; established, report.
  • HJ537: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly, limitations (first reference).
  • HJ539: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, executive clemency (first reference).
  • HJ693: Constitutional amendment; state school division for schools denied accreditation (first reference).
  • HJ870: Commending Michael J. Fosbre.
  • HJ886: Commending the Salem High School boys' golf team.
  • HJ887: Commending the Christiansburg High School boys' basketball team.
  • HJ896: Commending Nick Link.
  • HJ897: Commending the Blacksburg High School boys' cross country team.
  • HJ898: Commending the Blacksburg High girls' cross country team.
  • HJ899: Commending Carolyn Bethel.
  • HJ900: Celebrating the life Timothy Lewis Worrell.
  • HJ901: Commending the Salem Rescue Squad.
  • HJ914: Commending Rochelle Evans.
  • HR210: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HR211: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' swim and dive team.
  • HB14: Persons acting in defense of property; civil immunity provided for an occupant of dwelling, etc.
  • HB15: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • HB16: Civil rights; automatically restored to certain persons for eligibilty to register to vote.
  • HB44: Workers' Compensation Commission; authorized to award interest on expenses to claimant's attorney.
  • HB45: General Assembly; continuance of case.
  • HB46: Food inspections; exempts private homes that process and prepare pickles, relishes, and salsas.
  • HB75: Home/electronic incarceration; court may allow person convicted credit for time served.
  • HB76: Teachers; date changes for contract renewal for those without continuing contract status.
  • HB77: Jury sentencing; provides criminal sentencing by different jury when original cannot agree.
  • HB78: Instructional spending; local school board to report expenditures annually.
  • HB137: Workers' compensation; injuries presumed to be in course of employment.
  • HB223: Writ of actual innocence; juvenile adjudicated delinquent of felony charge may petition court.
  • HB224: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to adopt regulations allowing students to retake.
  • HB225: Standards of Learning; establishes alternative accreditation and student growth measures.
  • HB226: Workers' Compensation Commission; terms of deputy commissioners.
  • HB227: Nolle prosequi; expungement of police records and court records two years from date taken.
  • HB228: Income tax, corporate; credit for contracting with small or minority-owned businesses.
  • HB229: Doctrine of necessaries; lien not to attach on residence held by spouses as tenants by entireties.
  • HB646: Outdoor advertising; permit application fees.
  • HB647: Driver's licenses; minors to be accompanied by parent, guardian, etc., to ceremony.
  • HB648: Judgment; payee, etc., may appoint substitute for any attorney-in-fact authorized to confess.
  • HB649: Vehicle odometers; increases penalty for tampering.
  • HB1169: Workers' compensation; WCC shall retain jurisdiction for employees to pursue payment of charges.
  • HJ8: Commending the Hidden Valley High School boys' 200-yard medley relay swim team.
  • HJ32: Commending the Cave Spring High School girls' 200-yard freestyle relay swim team.
  • HJ33: Commending Kristin Harter and Emily Seibert.
  • HJ34: Commending Rochelle Evans.
  • HJ35: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HJ36: Commending the Hidden Valley High School girls' track team.
  • HJ37: Commending Kristin Harter.
  • HJ38: Commending Lauren Gray.
  • HJ39: Commending Leah Piemonte.
  • HJ40: Commending Patrick O'Keefe.
  • HJ41: Commending Annie Houston LeHardy.
  • HJ42: Commending Alexander Nicholas Vance.
  • HJ43: Commending Alexandria Kinsley Colby Horn.
  • HJ44: Commending Haley Cutright.
  • HJ45: Commending Travis Hudson.
  • HJ46: Commending Jerry Campbell.
  • HJ47: Commending Milan Tobacconists on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ48: Commending Company C, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment of the Virginia National Guard.
  • HJ152: Commending the Cave Spring High School volleyball team.
  • HJ451: Celebrating the life of Sergeant T.J. Conrad.
  • HJ455: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HR577: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HR583: Commending the Salem High School of Salem yearbook staff.
  • HR595: Celebrating the life of Gerald Michael Pace, Sr.
  • HB2376: Agency mandates; DSS to eliminate those related to office space, etc., of local social services.
  • HB2429: Golf cart and utility vehicle; fixes a punctuation error to clarify exceptions for use on highways.
  • HB2435: Corrections, Department of; elimination of agency mandates.
  • HB2462: Juveniles; filing of petition not necessary for certain misdemeanor offenses.
  • HB5038: Celebrating the life of Laurence Butler Dillard.
  • HJ687: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly (first reference).