Senator Henry Marsh (D-Richmond)

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Party
Democratic
District
16: Chesterfield County (Part), Prince George County (Part), Richmond City (Part), Petersburg City (All), Dinwiddie County (Part), Hopewell City (All) [map]
Took Office
January 1992
Left Office
July 2014
Copatroning Habits
62% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 57% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 50% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Campaign Contributions
$49,456.34 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Top 10 Donors
Allen and Allen law firm Richmond $5,000
Dominion utilities Richmond $2,500
Virginia BankPAC financial institutions Glen Allen $2,000
Virginia Automobile Dealers Association automobile industry Richmond $1,000
Verizon communications Richmond $1,000
HCA for Good Government health care Richmond $1,000
Virginia Hospital Association health care association Richmond $1,000
Virginia AFL-CIO labor Richmond $1,000
Boehringer Ingelhiem Pharmaceuticals pharmaceutical CT $1,000
American HealthCare LLC health care Roanoke $1,000

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Recent Mentions in the Media

AOL News: Poll shows Virginia lawmaker jailed in sex scandal leading mayor's race

August 30, 2016
Poll shows Virginia lawmaker jailed in sex scandal leading mayor's raceAug 30 (Reuters) - A former Virginia politician who was jailed over a sex scandal involving a teenage girl leads a crowded field running for mayor of the state's capital city, a poll showed on Tuesday. Joe Morrissey, 58, holds a commanding lead in the ...and more »

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Henry Marsh: In politics and law, a civil rights stalwart

December 13, 2015
As a lawyer and politician, Henry L. Marsh III has been a constant in the Richmond area for half a century, battling in the courts, City Hall and the state Capitol for equal rights for African-Americans. His accomplishments on behalf of others ...and more »

Newsweek: Tim Kaine Would Not Be a Boring Vice President

July 15, 2016
While introducing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a rally on Thursday afternoon, the Virginia senator lit into her likely Republican opponent rhetorically, but with a delivery that was more Sunday school teacher than fire ...and more »

wtvr.com: 'I am not retiring' Senator Henry Marsh denies rumors

June 12, 2014
'I am not retiring' Senator Henry Marsh denies rumors?I am not retiring,? Virginia Senator Henry Marsh (D ? RICHMOND) told CBS 6 political reporter Joe St. George Thursday. Multiple sources within Richmond City Hall said speculation has been growing in recent weeks that Marsh's retirement may come as ...

wtvr.com: Kaine to stump at Huguenot High; Pence to hold town hall in Virginia Beach

July 31, 2016
... is scheduled to hit the campaign trail on his own, separate from Hillary Clinton. Sunday, a group of supporters met at the local Clinton campaign field office to paint signs ahead of the rally. Retired Virginia state senator Henry Marsh was among ...Trump's Virginia Campaign Chair: Tim Kaine 'A Non-Factor'Breitbart Newsall 293 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of Henry Marsh’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 291 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB374: Neighborhood revitalization; locality may adopt program to establish, etc.
  • SJ84: Physicians, nineteenth-century; recognizing training in Richmond.
  • SB64: Inoperable motor vehicles; City of Hopewell, etc., by ordinance may prohibit person from keeping.
  • SB65: Firearms; willful discharge resulting in permanent physical impairment, Class 6 felony.
  • SB66: Richmond, City of; reassessment of real estate and equalization.
  • SB67: Discounted fees and charges; City of Richmond may develop criteria for certain customers.
  • SB68: Real estate; delinquent taxes.
  • SB98: Water and sewer system; City of Richmond may develop criteria for financial assistance to customers.
  • SB374: Neighborhood revitalization; locality may adopt program to establish, etc.
  • SB494: Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; penalties.
  • SJ12: Celebrating the life of Reverend Dr. Gilbert Godfrey Campbell, Sr.
  • SJ13: Celebrating the life of Walter Gaines, Jr.
  • SJ14: Celebrating the life of Margaret Sue Hopkins Cosby.
  • SJ15: Celebrating the life of Alphanse A. Tucker, Sr.
  • SJ57: Celebrating the life of the Honorable James Edward Sheffield.
  • SJ58: Celebrating the life of Dr. Albert Will Thweatt.
  • SJ59: Commending Earl MacArthur Jackson.
  • SJ78: United States Constitution; General Assembly to ratify and affirm Equal Rights Amendment.
  • SJ82: Celebrating the life of James David Mitchell.
  • SJ84: Physicians, nineteenth-century; recognizing training in Richmond.
  • SJ100: Commending the Dinwiddie High School Generals football team.
  • SJ106: Celebrating the life of Dr. James Finnemore McClellan, Jr.
  • SJ121: Commending the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale.
  • SJ131: Commending the Virginia members of the National Football League's Super Bowl XLVIII.
  • SJ162: Celebrating the life of Virginia Sargeant Reynolds.
  • SJ5019: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Robert Mayo Brunson, Jr.
  • SJ5020: Celebrating the life of Charles Evans, Sr.
  • SJ5040: Celebrating the life of Ronald R. Cunningham, Jr.
  • SJ5046: Celebrating the life of Raymond Harold Boone.
  • SR31: Judge; nomination for election to circuit court.
  • SB118: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; established.
  • SB998: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; established.
  • SB999: Teachers; employment of temporary replacements in schools.
  • SB1000: Tax credits; provides for repeal of donations to certain scholarship foundations.
  • SB1001: Firearms; criminal history records check required for transfer, penalties.
  • SB1159: Virginia State Bar; granting certificate of admission to law professors.
  • SB1303: Alcoholic beverage control; creates annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license, etc.
  • SJ14: Composite Index Local Ability to Pay; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • SJ131: Abraham Lincoln Day; designating as February 12, 2012 and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ296: Celebrating the life of Wesley Theodore Carter.
  • SJ307: Celebrating the life of Reverend Dr. Joseph Rayfield Vines, Jr.
  • SJ308: Celebrating the life of Antoinette Taylor Smith.
  • SJ309: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.
  • SJ310: Celebrating the life of Albert Austin Dawson, Jr.
  • SJ329: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • SJ362: Commending Steven Allan Spielberg.
  • SJ364: Commending state and local law-enforcement agencies for their outstanding service during 2012.
  • SJ434: Commending Herbert V. Coulton, Sr.
  • SB41: Claims; Thomas Edward Haynesworth.
  • SB42: Tax amnesty program; expands scope of City of Richmond to include local taxes and accrued interest.
  • SB43: Washington-Lincoln Day; designating as third Monday in February.
  • SB44: Virginia State Bar; allows full-time law school professors to be admitted as an active member.
  • SB118: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; established.
  • SB119: Teachers, temporarily employed; prohibits school board from hiring in core subjects of English, etc.
  • SB271: Virginia Center for School Safety; provide training to public school personnel on antibullying.
  • SB525: Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for local products and firms.
  • SB526: Virginia Public Procurement Act; permissive contract provisions for localities.
  • SJ1: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Elmon Taylor Gray, former member of the Senate of Virginia.
  • SJ12: Celebrating the life of Alice Clarke Lynch.
  • SJ13: Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.
  • SJ14: Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • SJ89: Virginia General Assembly; recognizing African American members elected during Reconstruction.
  • SJ116: Celebrating the life of Richard Paul Kern.
  • SJ131: Abraham Lincoln Day; designating as February 12, 2012 and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ181: Commending the Sinomlando Centre for Oral History and Memory Work.
  • SJ182: Commending Vanessa Reese Crawford, Sheriff of the City of Petersburg.
  • SJ183: Celebrating the life of Reverend Dr. Robert Louis Taylor.
  • SJ214: Celebrating the life of Edward James McPherson.
  • SJ215: Celebrating the life of Reverend Heslip Malbert Lee.
  • SJ224: Celebrating the life of Willie Junius Bradley, Jr.
  • SJ225: Celebrating the life of Robert McCraw Gilbert, Jr.
  • SJ5004: Commending the Virginia Commonwealth University 2011-2012 men's basketball team.
  • SB631: Gang-free zones; expanded to include any school bus stop or public buildings, etc.
  • SB775: Incarcerated defendant; waiver of payment of interest on fines and costs for certain cases.
  • SB776: DMV offices and agencies; agreements with commissioner of the revenue.
  • SB969: Local Defense Manufacturing Zones; created, allows local governments to designate.
  • SB970: Local Defense Manufacturing Zones; created, allows local governments to designate.
  • SB971: Virginia Commonwealth University; board of visitors to convey certain property to City of Richmond.
  • SB1428: Six-Year Capital Outlay Plan; process by which agencies' requests for capital project are presented.
  • SJ283: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Irene Height.
  • SJ332: Celebrating the life of Anthony L. Taylor.
  • SJ333: Celebrating the life of Hermanze Edwin Fauntleroy, Jr.
  • SJ341: Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • SJ483: Celebrating the life of Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr.
  • SJ484: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Milton A. Reid.
  • SJ485: Celebrating the life of Dr. Claudette Laverne Black McDaniel.
  • SJ490: Celebrating the life of George Borum Little.
  • SJ491: Commending Henry W. McLaughlin.
  • SJ519: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Calvin Coolidge Green.
  • SJ520: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Benjamin W. Robertson.
  • SJ524: Commending James Alfred Farrior.
  • SJ525: Commending the Reverend Dr. Curtis W. Harris.
  • SR23: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • SR24: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR25: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR26: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR35: Commending the Richmond Outreach Center.
  • SB126: Incarcerated defendant; waiver of payment of interest on fines and costs accrued.
  • SB127: Declaration of judicial emergency; procedures for Supreme Court to follow.
  • SB594: Charter; City of Richmond.
  • SB631: Gang-free zones; expanded to include any school bus stop or public buildings, etc.
  • SJ26: Public schools and families; joint subcommittee to study effects of economic recession in State.
  • SJ107: Celebrating the life of Elsie Taylor Brown.
  • SJ108: Celebrating the life of John Hope Franklin, revered dean of African American historians.
  • SJ109: Commending Reverend Willie Woodson.
  • SJ167: Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Thalhimers Department Store Lunch Counter Sit-In.
  • SJ178: Commending Eddie N. Moore, Jr.
  • SR3: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR4: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR5: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR6: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR7: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR11: Judge; nomination for election to general district court.
  • SR12: Judge; nomination for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR15: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR16: Judge; nomination for election to circuit court.
  • SR17: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SB177: Assisted outpatient treatment program; established for severely mentally ill.
  • SB178: Judges; increases number in circuit court.
  • SB179: Judges; increases number in various general district courts.
  • SB843: Medical malpractice limit; raises total amount recoverable in certain.
  • SB844: Fines and costs; waiver of payment of interest while defendant was incarcerated.
  • SB928: Confidentiality of court records; person inspecting is authorized to have copies made of records.
  • SB955: Charter; City of Petersburg.
  • SB1254: Concealed handguns; when permit from reciprocal State, person shall carry permit at all times.
  • SB1255: Radio frequency identification systems; suppliers of consumer products to affix to product, etc.
  • SB1256: Homicide; prosecution regardless of amount of time that has passed between act or omission.
  • SB1257: Firearms; criminal records check performed at a gun show before vendor may transfer.
  • SB1476: Resources Authority; authorized to finance any program to perform site acquisition develop work.
  • SJ289: Criminal Sentencing Commission; confirming appointment of Chairman.
  • SJ307: Public schools and families; joint subcommittee to study effects of economic recession thereon.
  • SJ308: Celebrating the life of Macon Peyton Booker.
  • SJ309: Commending Eugene P. Trani.
  • SJ342: Commemorating the Centennial of the NAACP.
  • SJ343: Commemorating the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.
  • SJ344: Commending Dr. Deborah Moira Jewell-Sherman, former division superintendent of Richmond City Schools
  • SJ382: Commending the University of Richmond football team.
  • SJ433: Commending Mark Russell Smith.
  • SJ440: Commending the Tuskegee Airmen.
  • SJ457: Commending Robert H. Cooley, Jr.
  • SR22: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR23: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR24: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR26: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR27: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • SR32: Attorney General; nomination of person for election.
  • SR36: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR37: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR38: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR39: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of members.
  • SR502: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR503: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR504: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR505: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR506: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of member.
  • SB109: Criminal history record information; required for transfer of firearms.
  • SB177: Assisted outpatient treatment program; established for severely mentally ill.
  • SB178: Judges; increases number in circuit court.
  • SB179: Judges; increases number in various general district courts.
  • SB180: Clerk's office; preservation of papers.
  • SB181: Supreme Court; circuit court case management system changes to be approved by Executive Secretary.
  • SJ28: Children; Commission to study use of enhanced punishment for crimes committed in presence thereof.
  • SJ29: Celebrating the life of Collins H. Howlett III.
  • SJ43: Memorial resolution; Yolanda Denise King.
  • SJ44: Celebrating the life of Irene Amos Morgan Kirkaldy
  • SJ46: Mental Health Needs & Treatment of Minority Young Adults; Joint Commission on Health Care Studying.
  • SJ111: Celebrating the life of Oliver White Hill, Sr.
  • SJ118: Memorial resolution; Dr. Francis Merrill Foster, Sr.
  • SJ172: Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia and Court of Appeals.
  • SJ199: Commending Charles David Robbins.
  • SR4: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR5: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR6: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR7: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR8: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR11: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR502: Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR503: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR504: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR505: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR506: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of member.
  • SB18: Mental health; mandatory outpatient treatment program in certain jurisdictions.
  • SB104: Credit cards; prohibits issuer from increasing interest rate or imposing fee thereon.
  • SB105: Prisoners; provides for good conduct allowance therefor depending on their performance and conduct.
  • SB368: Video games; displaying rating symbols of certain.
  • SB713: Affordable housing; development for low- and moderate-income persons.
  • SB808: Assisted outpatient treatment; establishes program for severely mentally ill.
  • SB809: Abraham Lincoln, Commission on Bicentennial of; created, report.
  • SB810: Legislative agencies; those authorized to employ personnel to report annually to General Assembly.
  • SB921: Murder; when committed in presence of a minor is guilty of separate offense.
  • SB922: Judgments; establishes procedure for satisfaction thereof in general district court.
  • SB1287: Good conduct allowances and mandatory functional literacy requirement; created.
  • SB1401: Motor vehicle stops; law-enforcement officer to inform person of reason therefor.
  • SJ330: Celebrating the life of Victoria Jackson Gray Adams.
  • SJ331: Memorial resolution; Celebrating the life of Richard William Foster.
  • SJ332: Discrimination & injustice; General Assembly to acknowledge & express regret for State's role in.
  • SJ333: Commending Native Americans and African Americans on their contributions to the Commonweath.
  • SJ497: Celebrating the life of Mildred Lee Copeland Gilliam.
  • SJ541: Commending Oliver White Hill, Sr.
  • SB15: Criminal history record information; vendor to perform on transferee before sale of firearm.
  • SB16: Handheld mobile telephones; prohibits use thereof by operators of motor vehicles in motion.
  • SB17: Death penalty; moratorium on prisoner executions.
  • SB18: Mental health; mandatory outpatient treatment program in certain jurisdictions.
  • SB104: Credit cards; prohibits issuer from increasing interest rate or imposing fee thereon.
  • SB105: Prisoners; provides for good conduct allowance therefor depending on their performance and conduct.
  • SB107: Martin Luther King, Jr. Living History & Public Policy Center; amending governing structure thereof.
  • SB113: Banks; allows for deduction of customary fees without first having to submit an invoice.
  • SB114: Courts; certain matters to be entered on civil order book.
  • SB368: Video games; displaying rating symbols of certain.
  • SB712: Motorized scooters and skateboards; localities to adopt ordinances regulating noise.
  • SB713: Affordable housing; development for low- and moderate-income persons.
  • SJ41: Resolution. Celebrating the life of Lieutenant James Edward Weaver.
  • SJ42: Memorial resolution; Reverend Dr. Henry W. Whittle.
  • SJ43: Celebrating the life of Emma Ross Hoffler.
  • SJ161: Memorial resolution; celebrating the life of Ford T. Johnson, Sr.
  • SJ264: Celebrating the life of Coretta Scott King.
  • SJ289: Celebrating the life of Melvin D. Davis, Sr.
  • SJ290: Commending the United States Military Entrance Processing Command at Fort Lee.
  • SJ296: Commending Colonel George B. Mason, Jr., Chief of Police, and the Virginia Capitol Police.