Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)

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Party
Republican
District
14: Chesapeake City (Part), Virginia Beach City (Part), Isle of Wight County (Part), Southampton County (Part), Franklin City (Part), Portsmouth City (Part), Suffolk City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2001
Left Office
January 2014
Website
harryblevins.com
Copatroning Habits
61% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 56% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Suffolk News-Herald: Cosgrove aims to stay positiveThe Suffolk News-Herald

October 18, 2019 | 3:00 am
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Bearing Drift: Tina Freitas: Home Schoolers Need Not Apply

January 29, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

WAVY-TV: Former Chesapeake senator and delegate, Harry Blevins passed away

February 24, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

Virginian-Pilot: Harry Blevins, former Chesapeake senator and delegate, dies at 82

February 20, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

Americans for Tax Reform: Virginia State Senator Richard Saslaw Wants Higher Taxes, Gets It Wrong on the Pledge

March 20, 2014 | 4:03 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Harry Blevins’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 106 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB304: License plates; display of a single plate on registered vehicles.
  • SB311: Charter; City of Franklin.
  • SB312: Four-for-Life; substantive review.
  • SB313: Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine.
  • SB728: Jails; court can adopt regional jail until it can obtain adequate facility.
  • SB729: Jail facilities, temporary; Chesapeake allowed certain waivers for current temporary structures.
  • SB773: Emergency medical services personnel; administration of medications.
  • SB774: Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers.
  • SB807: Drugs; administration by a person to a child in private school.
  • SB828: Dangerous and vicious dogs; when owner is charged with a violation, officer shall confine dog, etc.
  • SB857: Higher ed. institutions; expands eligibility for in-state tuition to certain dependents of military.
  • SB858: Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine.
  • SB859: Income tax, state; deduction for payment of tolls in qualified locality.
  • SB974: Nursing homes; implementation of voluntary electronic monitoring in residents' rooms.
  • SB1171: Public schools; reading intervention services for students in kindergarten through grade 3, etc.
  • SB1172: Standards of Quality; assignment of certain staff by local school divisions.
  • SB1294: Senate Districts; technical adjustments in boundaries.
  • SB1295: Enterprise zones; permits locality to apply for status based on distress factors in area.
  • SB1316: Wetland delineator; requirements for certification.
  • SJ267: Commending Delores Darden.
  • SJ277: National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management; Secretary of Public Safety to establish.
  • SR43: Commending Orion Dunbar.
  • SB304: License plates; display of a single plate on registered vehicles.
  • SB305: Dangerous dog registry; changes procedure for registering.
  • SB306: Tax increment financing; blighted areas.
  • SB307: Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; eliminates an exemption.
  • SB308: Business license or land use authorization, local; conditions of issuance.
  • SB309: Marriages, divorces, and annulments; disclosure of records.
  • SB310: Death records; disclosure of records.
  • SB311: Charter; City of Franklin.
  • SB312: Four-for-Life; substantive review.
  • SB313: Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine.
  • SB314: Sexually violent predators; Director of DOC determines if prisoner meets definition.
  • SB415: Nurses; licensure exemption.
  • SB660: Vital records; records of public information shall be turned over to Library of Va. for safekeeping.
  • SJ65: Vital records; JLARC to study feasibility of automation indexing.
  • SJ167: Commending the Great Bridge High School baseball team.
  • SJ211: Commending the Oscar Smith High School football team.
  • SB199: Circuit courts; City of Virginia Beach to assume salaries and expenses of clerk's office.
  • SB200: Rumble strips; installation on sides of highways having speed limits of at least 55 miles per hour.
  • SB865: Vital records; records becoming public after a certain amount of time having elapsed.
  • SB884: Elections; acquisition of voting equipment by localities.
  • SB885: Wetlands; requirement of individual or general Virginia Water Protection Permit.
  • SB955: Craney Island Disposal Area; Port Authority to take material dredged during expansion and dispose.
  • SB956: Criminal history record information; Department of Rehabilitative Services to obtain for employment.
  • SB1370: Highway rumble strips; requires installation along all highways with speed limits of 55 mph or more.
  • SJ315: E-ZPass Program; subcommittee to study policies & procedures of other states participating therein.
  • SJ316: Commending Joel Christopher Robins.
  • SJ317: Commending Ray A. Conner.
  • SJ318: Celebrating the life of Lance Corporal Cody Steven Childers.
  • SJ442: Commending Linda Nichols Daniels.
  • SJ499: Commending Jasmine Brown.
  • SB8: Fire Prevention Code, Statewide; pyrotechnician or fireworks operator must be certified.
  • SB9: Safety belts; makes nonuse thereof a primary offense.
  • SB10: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits talking on such device unless in hands-free mode.
  • SB196: School nonattendance; attendance officer, volunteers, school personnel, & principal notifies parent.
  • SB197: Public schools; maintaining records of pesticide application on school grounds.
  • SB198: Aboveground liquid fertilizer storage tanks; requires localities to adopt ordinance that regulates.
  • SB199: Circuit courts; City of Virginia Beach to assume salaries and expenses of clerk's office.
  • SB200: Rumble strips; installation on sides of highways having speed limits of at least 55 miles per hour.
  • SB201: JLARC; shall administer an operational/programmatic performance audit on transportation programs.
  • SB202: Marine Resources Commission; state-owned bottomlands, fees.
  • SB203: School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school.
  • SB204: Uniform Power of Attorney Act; established within Code of Virginia.
  • SB363: Civil remedies; depositions as basis for motion of summary judgment or to strike evidence.
  • SB366: Offers of judgment; costs.
  • SB689: Protection and Advocacy, Office for; establish policy and guideline for approval of legal remedies.
  • SB725: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include pet carriers to list of hurricane preparedness items.
  • SB726: Hampton Roads Maritime Association; changes name to Virginia Maritime Association.
  • SJ2: Commending Sean Fleming.
  • SJ36: Celebrating the life of Gladys Schuster Carter.
  • SJ37: Celebrating the life of Woodley J. Koonce III.
  • SJ38: Commending W. Randolph Nichols.
  • SJ39: Celebrating the life of Clifton A. Bernard.
  • SJ40: Celebrating the life of Nathan T. Hardee.
  • SJ133: Commending Thomas Martin Oliver.
  • SJ210: Commending Barbara O. Carraway.
  • SB172: Horses; regulates sales thereof for showing or racing by dealers.
  • SB780: School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report.
  • SB964: Health insurance; requires health insurer, etc., to calculate amount based on actual charge.
  • SB965: Preventive medications for sexual assault victims; may authorize registered nurses to administer.
  • SB966: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of while driving except in an emergency.
  • SB967: Sales of equines by dealers; requires receipt accompany any sale of horse greater than $10,000.
  • SB968: Radiologist assistants; licensure.
  • SB969: Unlicensed child day centers; permitted to reduce number of staff per child during rest time.
  • SB970: Safety belts; makes non-use of a primary offense.
  • SB971: Plastic bags; requires that certain stores provide on-premises recycling, therefor.
  • SB1187: Garbage and refuse services; eliminates provision that barred localities from preventing disposal.
  • SB1188: Elections; clarifications and revisions to registration and election processes; penalties.
  • SB1415: Repossessed vehicles; person purchasing in another state may sell in State without obtaining title.
  • SB1416: Preservation of historical sites and architectural areas; local governing bodies may include.
  • SB1526: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR.
  • SB1545: Retirement System; divest itself of investments in companies investing in Iran's petroleum sector.
  • SB1550: Jordan Bridge; Chesapeake City Council to provide for emergency replacement thereof.
  • SJ336: High caffeine energy drinks; joint subcommittee to study the risks of consuming with alcohol.
  • SJ434: Commending the Hickory High School softball team.
  • SB167: Uniform Statewide Building Code; use of noncombustible materials in certain structures construction.
  • SB169: Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; program to award scholarships to certain students.
  • SB170: Custody and visitation orders; modification based on active military duty.
  • SB171: Adoption; former adoptive parent who stood in loco parentis may petition to adopt child.
  • SB172: Horses; regulates sales thereof for showing or racing by dealers.
  • SB173: Domestic violence cases; retention of records.
  • SB174: Real estate tax; classification of certain energy-efficient buildings.
  • SB175: Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children.
  • SB176: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; changes to taxes and fees that may be imposed.
  • SB344: Stroke Triage Plan; Board of Health to develop and maintain as component of EMS Plan.
  • SB345: Conditional release; voluntary admission to a state hospital.
  • SB346: Accountability, State Office of; established.
  • SB347: Smoking; prohibited in restaurants in Planning District 23.
  • SB348: Risk management plan; coverage for area agencies on aging.
  • SB663: Companion animals; authorizes localities to charge for the repeated impoundment thereof.
  • SB780: School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report.
  • SB785: Health insurance; repeals provision requiring coverage for bone marrow transplants.
  • SJ66: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • SJ146: Commending Melanie Norris.
  • SJ161: Celebrating the life of George W. Quarles Jr.
  • SJ180: Celebrating the life of Jarrod Brent Shivers.
  • SJ263: Commending June Vinson.
  • SB101: Beekeeping; persons with 50 or fewer hives not required to process honey in certified establishment.
  • SB102: Waste paper products; excluded definition of combustible fibers in Fire Prevention Code.
  • SB990: Income tax, corporate; extends sunset provision for machinery & equipment used in recycling process.
  • SB991: Health insurance; coverage for bone marrow transplants.
  • SB992: Branch Pilots, Board of; limited branch pilot license.
  • SB993: Disabled parking placards; issuance by physician assistant, podiatrist, chiropractor, etc.
  • SB994: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain personal property purchased by contractor.
  • SB995: Medicaid eligibility; young adults transitioning from foster care.
  • SB996: Substance abuse programs; review of application for federal funds or services used therein.
  • SB1186: Community services board members; terms of office.
  • SB1187: Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for children and spouses of certain public safety personnel.
  • SB1188: Southeastern Public Service Authority; provision for locality that withdraws therefrom.
  • SB1330: Headlights; VDOT may install signs in certain areas requiring use thereof.
  • SB1350: Special license plates; Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia; fees.
  • SJ364: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • SJ388: Health insurance; Department of Medical Assistance Services to study modification to public subsidy.
  • SJ428: Commending Project Lifesaver.
  • SJ474: Commending Cynthia L. Oman.
  • SR62: Commending Edward L. Hughes.
  • SB95: Cluster development; exempts property located in an Air Installation Compatible Use Zone.
  • SB96: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include personal property purchased by contractor.
  • SB97: SOL assessments; fire drills, etc. prohibited in schools during periods of mandatory testing.
  • SB98: Risk management plan; to include Meals on Wheels Association.
  • SB99: Retirement System; qualifications of retired persons teaching in critical shortage positions.
  • SB100: Alcoholic beverage control; alcohol vaporizing devices prohibited, penalty.
  • SB101: Beekeeping; persons with 50 or fewer hives not required to process honey in certified establishment.
  • SB102: Waste paper products; excluded definition of combustible fibers in Fire Prevention Code.
  • SB106: Waste discharge permits; consent of local governing body required before Water Control Board issues.
  • SB203: Public School Authority; implement a pass-through of refunding savings to a locality.
  • SB287: Income tax, state; credit for purchase of long-term care insurance.
  • SB288: Insanity; hearing on revocation of conditional release to be expedited.
  • SB289: Insanity; conditional release shall not be revoked because of voluntary hospital admission.
  • SB550: Law Officers' Retirement System; includes emergency medical technicians.
  • SB715: School boards; extends length of temporary loan.
  • SB716: House of Delegates districts; technical adjustment in part of boundary.
  • SJ38: Beekeepers; Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study plight thereof.
  • SJ39: Southeastern Va. Training Center; study relocation thereof to benefit State & City of Chesapeake.
  • SJ40: Uniform Statewide Building Code; Dept of Housing and Community Development to study strengthening.
  • SJ124: School boards; JLARC to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected.
  • SJ163: Commending the Virginia Student Councils Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ219: Celebrating the life of Trevor Ray Cobb.
  • SJ279: Commending Great Bridge High School.
  • SJ280: Celebrating the life of James William Myers.
  • SJ5036: Commending Michael Morrison.