Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)

Photo of Ghazala Hashmi
Party
Democratic
District
15: Amherst County (Part), Appomattox County (All), Brunswick County (Part), Buckingham County (Part), Charlotte County (All), Cumberland County (Part), Fluvanna County (All), Halifax County (All), Lunenberg County (Part); Mecklenburg County (All); Prince Edward County (All)
Took Office
January 2020
Next Election
November 2027
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 68% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 67% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
25% in 2024

Bills

  • SB227: Public school funding; places several parameters on SOQ funding calculations performed by DOE.
  • SB228: Public schools; funding for English language learner students and children with disabilities.
  • SB229: Breakthrough Therapies for Veteran Suicide Prevention, Advisory Council on; placement of Council.
  • SB230: Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs, duty to implement the Energy Policy, etc.
  • SB231: Children; comprehensive health care coverage program for certain individuals.
  • SB232: Manufactured home parks; resident rights.
  • SB233: Faith in Housing for the Commonwealth Act; construction of affordable housing.
  • SB234: Parking Lot Solar Development Program; established, report.
  • SB235: Sexually explicit content; policies on parental notification of instructional material.
  • SB236: Aggregated, nonconfidential case data; requests for reports for academic research.
  • SB237: Contraception; establishes right to obtain, applicability, enforcement.
  • SB238: Health insurance; coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices.
  • SB239: Social Work Licensure Compact; authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to Compact.
  • SB250: Remote ultrasound procedures and fetal non-stress tests; DMAS to modify state plan for assistance.
  • SB251: Content manufacturing tax credit; removes sunset for the motion picture credit, redesignates credit.
  • SB272: Public school funding; ratios of instructional positions to English language learner students.
  • SB276: Phase I and Phase II Utilities; SCC to study feasibility of an energy upgrade program.
  • SB277: Certificate of public need; expedited review process, etc.
  • SB278: Virginia Abortion Care & Gender-Affirming Health Care Protection Act; established, civil penalties.
  • SB280: Health care; decision-making, definitions, medical aid in dying, penalties.
  • SJ18: Dillon Rule; joint subcommittee to study.
  • SJ63: Commending Peter A. Blake.
  • SJ67: Commending Sandra Gioia Treadway.
  • SJ140: Commending Linsey Chen Marr, Ph.D.
  • SJ151: Commending Mark E. Smith.
  • SJ244: Commending Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ.
  • SR25: Commending R. McKenna Brown.
  • SR26: Commending Margaret L. Sanner.
  • SR41: Celebrating the life of Shawn Soares.
  • SR42: Commending Sharon Morrissey.
  • SR43: Celebrating the lives of Omar, Marieme, and Aicha Wade.
  • SR44: Commending ReEstablish Richmond.
  • SR74: Celebrating the life of Louis Anderson, Jr.
  • SR166: Celebrating the life of Dana Bertrand Hamel.
  • SB156: Public schools; English language learners.
  • SB157: Public elementary and secondary schools; competitive compensation for certain positions.
  • SB160: Electric utilities; clarifies definition of energy efficiency programs.
  • SB239: STEM+C; included in Standards of Learning.
  • SB261: Virginia STEM Education Advisory Board; comprehensive review of labor statistics categories.
  • SB266: Income tax, state; creates a nonrefundable tax credit for family caregivers.
  • SB798: Individuals with disabilities; terminology.
  • SB802: Counseling Compact; licensure of professional counselors.
  • SB890: Veterans' Teaching Licensure Support Fund and Program; created and established.
  • SB922: Income tax, state; manufactured home park sale.
  • SB928: Relief; Haas, Michael.
  • SB929: Misdemeanor; reduces maximum term of confinement.
  • SB930: Health care; decision making, end of life, penalties.
  • SB931: Unrestorably incompetent defendant; disposition procedures, acts of violence.
  • SB932: Virginia Psilocybin Advisory Board; established, report.
  • SB934: State agencies; telecommuting policy.
  • SB935: Teachers; development of a teacher licensure website and licensure application portal.
  • SB936: Comprehensive extreme heat emergency response plan; Department of Emergency Management to develop.
  • SB937: Television Production Development Grant Program and Fund; established, report.
  • SB941: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; security deposits.
  • SB1005: Physical therapy; practice.
  • SB1007: Child Care Subsidy Program; extending scope of eligibility to certain foster parents.
  • SB1109: College and Career Readiness for English Language Learners Grant Program and Fund; established.
  • SB1110: Higher educational institutions, public; student accounts, withholding transcripts.
  • SB1111: Cities and certain towns; powers, increases vacant building registration fees, civil penalty.
  • SB1112: Health insurance; coverage for prescription contraceptives, definition.
  • SB1118: Teachers; employment, English as a Second Language Incentive Reward Program and Fund established.
  • SB1130: Get Skilled, Get a Job, Get Ahead Program; SCHEV to convene workgroup to develop plan for expanding.
  • SB1333: Commonwealth Solar and Economic Development Program; created.
  • SB1334: Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting participant code of ethics; development, enforcement.
  • SB1410: Higher educational institutions, public; duties of governing boards.
  • SB1432: Health records privacy; consumer-generated health information.
  • SJ247: Constitutional amendment; tax exemption of property owned & occupied by persons of low income, etc.
  • SJ300: Commending the Virginia Academy of Science.
  • SJ323: Commending Josephine Goodman.
  • SJ324: Celebrating the life of Bryan Rall Becker.
  • SJ353: Commending Ray Beasley.
  • SJ357: Celebrating the life of Scott Blackford Meacham.
  • SJ373: Commending Robert L. Easter.
  • SJ377: Celebrating the life of Jon Michael Freeze.
  • SR108: Celebrating the life of John Victor Moeser.
  • SR109: Celebrating the life of James Latane Ware, M.D.
  • SR150: Celebrating the life of Cindy Jackson.
  • SB156: Public schools; English language learners.
  • SB157: Public elementary and secondary schools; competitive compensation for certain positions.
  • SB158: Virginia Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Historic Preservation Fund; created.
  • SB159: Higher educational institutions, public; debt collection, transcripts and degrees.
  • SB160: Electric utilities; clarifies definition of energy efficiency programs.
  • SB161: Heat-related illness; DOE to develop guidelines on policies to inform & educate coaches & athletes.
  • SB200: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions, administrative investigations, etc.
  • SB239: STEM+C; included in Standards of Learning.
  • SB240: Newspersons; crossing established police lines, exemption.
  • SB241: Renal Disease Council; created, report.
  • SB242: Insurance; discrimination based on status as living organ donor prohibited.
  • SB243: End Stage Renal Disease Patient Navigator Network; established.
  • SB244: Organ donors; unpaid leave, civil penalty.
  • SB245: Public hospitals; medical debt collection practices.
  • SB257: Counseling Compact; Dept. of Health Professions shall review merits entering into Compact.
  • SB260: H-2B employer-provided housing; registry.
  • SB261: Virginia STEM Education Advisory Board; comprehensive review of labor statistics categories.
  • SB262: Psilocybin or psilocyn; possession, civil penalty.
  • SB263: Housing & Supportive Services ILT initiative; housing & services to include adults 65 yrs. or older.
  • SB264: Public employees; collective bargaining.
  • SB265: Children who are deaf or hard of hearing; language development, assessment resources.
  • SB266: Income tax, state; creates a nonrefundable tax credit for family caregivers.
  • SB270: Administration of government; language access equity, report.
  • SB272: Concrete; DGS shall convene a work group to review climate impact.
  • SB667: Innovative Internship Program; SCHEV, et. al, to collect and utilize certain data.
  • SB668: Death with Dignity Act; penalties.
  • SB670: Practitioners, licensed; continuing education related to implicit bias and cultural competency.
  • SJ48: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant John Joseph Nichols, USA, Ret.
  • SJ106: Celebrating the life of James J.L. Stegmaier.
  • SJ136: Commending Glenn DuBois, Ph.D.
  • SJ144: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Jeanne Marie Pupke.
  • SJ198: Celebrating the life of Stanley B. Bennett.
  • SR6: Commending the Richmond Chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America Relief.
  • SR14: Celebrating the life of Brigadier General James Postell Jervey, USA, Ret.
  • SR15: Celebrating the life of Major General Henry Jervey, Jr., USA, Ret.
  • SR16: Celebrating the life of Alexander Shepherd Quintard, USA, Ret.
  • SR17: Celebrating the life of Jameel Jalal Abed.
  • SR20: Commending the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities.
  • SR26: Commending Paymerang.
  • SB409: Landfills, large; local impact.
  • SB411: Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention, definition.
  • SB1186: Landfill siting; historic preservation.
  • SB1187: Physical therapy; extends time allowed for a therapist to evaluate and treat patients.
  • SB1187: Physical therapy; extends time allowed for a therapist to evaluate and treat patients.
  • SB1188: Virginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program and Fund; established and created.
  • SB1188: Virginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program and Fund; established and created.
  • SB1189: Occupational therapists; licensure.
  • SB1189: Occupational therapists; licensure.
  • SB1200: Waste disposal; local approval.
  • SB1203: Hate crimes; associational relationships, penalty.
  • SB1314: Education and Labor Market Alignment, Office of; established.
  • SB1314: Education and Labor Market Alignment, Office of; established.
  • SB1318: Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group; established, report.
  • SB1318: Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group; established, report.
  • SB1319: Waste Diversion & Recycling Task Force; Department of Environmental Quality to continue Task Force.
  • SB1319: Waste Diversion & Recycling Task Force; Department of Environmental Quality to continue Task Force.
  • SB1340: Medical debt; statute of limitations to collect.
  • SB1358: Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention.
  • SB1396: Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; use of Fund for grants to certain property owners.
  • SB1396: Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; use of Fund for grants to certain property owners.
  • SJ312: Commending O. R. Singleton, Jr.
  • SR87: Celebrating the life of Ruth Ann Whitby Greene.
  • SR88: Celebrating the life of Robert Gene LeRosen.
  • SR89: Commending Tressie McMillan Cottom.
  • SR110: Celebrating the life of Thomas Henry Francis.
  • SR111: Celebrating the life of Pauline Allen Mitchell.
  • SR505: Commending Pamela Wooddy.
  • SR507: Commending Danny TK Avula, M.D.
  • SR514: Commending the Science Museum of Virginia.
  • SR707: Celebrating the life of Jereial Byron Fletcher.
  • SR708: Commending Kim Drew Wright.
  • SB401: Immunity of persons at public hearing; attorney fees and costs.
  • SB402: Menhaden fishery; allowable harvest, violation.
  • SB403: Va. War Memorial Carillon; control, etc., by Div. of Engineering & Buildings.
  • SB404: Health insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans, definitions, effective date.
  • SB405: Motor Vehicles, Department of; access to certain documents.
  • SB406: Virginia Environmental Justice Act; definitions, policy regarding environmental justice.
  • SB407: American Revolutionary 250 Commission; established, membership, report, sunset provision.
  • SB408: District courts; protective orders, civil cases appealed, notice of docketing.
  • SB409: Landfills, large; local impact.
  • SB410: Public school buildings; school board shall maintain water mgmt. program to prevent Legionnaires'.
  • SB411: Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention, definition.
  • SB528: Richmond, City of; amending charter, residency of council members.
  • SB910: Standards of Quality; state funding, ratios of teachers to English language learners.
  • SB911: Parking of vehicles; electric vehicle charging spots, civil penalties.
  • SB982: Physicians; medical specialty board certification options.
  • SB991: New Americans, Office of; created within Department of Social Services.
  • SB1032: Civil actions; determination of indigency.
  • SB1045: Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; sample testing.
  • SB5035: Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; localities may establish, duties, effective date.
  • SB5051: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination.
  • SJ188: Commending Pi Sigma Alpha.
  • SJ189: Commending Domenick D
  • SJ211: Designating June 29, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Virginia Day.
  • SR44: Uyghurs; human rights crisis.