Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Photo of Ibraheem S. Samirah
Party
Democratic
District
86: Counties of Fairfax (part) and Loudoun (part) [map]
Took Office
February 2019
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Counties, Cities and Towns, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Communications, Technology and Innovation
Website
samirah4delegate.com
Twitter
@IbraheemSamirah
Copatroning Habits
96% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 99% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 85% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
19.2% in 2020
Recent Mentions in the Media

Loudoun Now: Transit Union Threatens Strike in Battle with New County Contractor

April 14, 2021 | 3:00 am
  

Loudoun Now: Election Battles Set for State Offices

April 6, 2021 | 3:00 am
  

WJHL-TV News Channel 11: Va. House candidates announce plans to challenge party incumbents

March 13, 2021 | 3:00 am
  

WFXRtv.com: Virginia House candidates announce plans to challenge party incumbents

March 11, 2021 | 3:00 am
  

The Washington Post: Virginia House of Delegates votes to make it easier for cities to take down Confederate statues

September 8, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

Welcome to my blog!

December 28, 2020
Welcome to my blog! Hi, friend. If you are here, chances are you already know who I am. If you do not, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dr. Ibraheem S. Samirah. I am a Muslim Afro-Arab Palestinian born in Chicago, now serving as a representative for Herndon, Sterling, Chantilly, and Reston in … Welcome to my blog! Read More » The post Welcome to my blog! appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Videos Coming Soon

December 18, 2020
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Del. Samirah to Ask Virginia House for Revote on Qualified Immunity

September 8, 2020
The Virginia Clean Economy Act falls short of addressing the climate crisis with the urgency it requires. The post Del. Samirah to Ask Virginia House for Revote on Qualified Immunity appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Pragmatic Public Option is Postponed After Policy-makers Put Profit Over People

August 25, 2020
The Virginia Clean Economy Act falls short of addressing the climate crisis with the urgency it requires. The post Pragmatic Public Option is Postponed After Policy-makers Put Profit Over People appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Tackling Affordable Housing and Frustrating Traffic

February 12, 2020
Solutions that focus on housing are in many situations a better way forward for addressing traffic in a comprehensive way. The post Tackling Affordable Housing and Frustrating Traffic appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Abstains on Half-Hearted, Dominion-Dominated Climate Plan

February 11, 2020
The Virginia Clean Economy Act falls short of addressing the climate crisis with the urgency it requires. The post Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Abstains on Half-Hearted, Dominion-Dominated Climate Plan appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Housing Density Matters for Affordability and the Climate

January 31, 2020
A ban on apartments in significant sections of cities and towns plays a key role in our shortage of affordable, accessible places for people to live. The post Housing Density Matters for Affordability and the Climate appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Introduces Legislative Plan for Universal Healthcare Coverage in the Commonwealth

January 6, 2020
“When 25% of people say that they or a family member had to avoid getting serious medical care last year because they couldn’t afford it, it’s time to get serious about ensuring healthcare as a human right.” The post Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Introduces Legislative Plan for Universal Healthcare Coverage in the Commonwealth appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Introduces First-of-Their-Kind Bills to Address Virginia’s Affordable Housing Shortage

December 19, 2019
“If we want to build more housing, we can’t continue with a system where the wealthy and well-off are granted exclusionary neighborhoods that hinder positive growth.” The post Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Introduces First-of-Their-Kind Bills to Address Virginia’s Affordable Housing Shortage appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Introduces First Bills for 2020 Legislative Session; Focus on Maternal Health, Mental Health, and Discrimination

November 20, 2019
The bills are the first of many to come that are aimed at improving public health and ensuring justice for all. The post Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Introduces First Bills for 2020 Legislative Session; Focus on Maternal Health, Mental Health, and Discrimination appeared first on Delegate Ibraheem Samirah.

Bills

  • HB11: Human Rights, Division of; duties.
  • HB39: Health benefit plans; enrollment by pregnant individuals.
  • HB40: Public schools; mental health break spaces, regulations.
  • HB148: Housing; notice of educational opportunities for homeowners.
  • HB530: Health care coverage; qualified health plans.
  • HB531: Income tax, state; refundable credit for coverage under qualified health plan.
  • HB1545: Discretionary sentencing guideline midpoints; act of domestic terrorism enhancement.
  • HB1756: Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.
  • HB2002: Child support; health care coverage, eligibility requirements.
  • HB2002: Child support; health care coverage, eligibility requirements.
  • HB2003: Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices, certain advertising related to school quality.
  • HB2003: Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices, certain advertising related to school quality.
  • HB2052: Land banks; right of first refusal for tax delinquent parcels.
  • HB2053: Affordable & market-rate housing; DHCD to evaluate growing demand.
  • HB2053: Affordable & market-rate housing; DHCD to evaluate growing demand.
  • HB2054: Comprehensive plan; provision for transit-oriented development.
  • HB2054: Comprehensive plan; provision for transit-oriented development.
  • HB2271: Universal health care; Joint Commission on Health Care to study options for financing.
  • HB2271: Universal health care; Joint Commission on Health Care to study options for financing.
  • HJ566: Citizenship Amendment Act; Congress of United States urged to call on Republic of India to repeal.
  • HB11: Human Rights, Division of; duties.
  • HB12: Education, Department of; discrimination against students, investigation & resolution of complaints.
  • HB38: Tanning facilities; prohibits use by persons under age 18.
  • HB39: Health benefit plans; enrollment by pregnant individuals.
  • HB40: Public schools; mental health break spaces, regulations.
  • HB41: Adverse childhood experiences; Board of Medicine to adopt regulations for screening.
  • HB42: Prenatal and postnatal depression, etc.; importance of screening patients.
  • HB147: Housing authorities; housing research and studies.
  • HB148: Housing; notice of educational opportunities for homeowners.
  • HB149: Housing & Community Development, Dept of; barriers to use of state & federal housing funds, report.
  • HB150: Derelict residential buildings; civil penalty.
  • HB151: Accessory dwelling units; development and use.
  • HB152: Single-family residential use; middle housing allowed on lots zoned for units.
  • HB529: Universal health care; Secretary of Health and Human Resources to study options for financing.
  • HB530: Health care coverage; qualified health plans.
  • HB531: Income tax, state; refundable credit for coverage under qualified health plan.
  • HB637: Child support; reasonable cost of health care coverage.
  • HB640: Product safety; liquid containers containing bisphenol A prohibited, civil penalty.
  • HB1456: Medical assistance services; managed care organization contracts with pharmacy providers.
  • HB1479: Pharmacy benefits managers; managers to register with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Insurance.
  • HB1534: Town taxes; collection by county.
  • HB1535: Overtime compensation; penalties.
  • HB1545: Discretionary sentencing guideline midpoints; act of domestic terrorism enhancement.
  • HB1554: Public schools; Mental Health First Aid training every three years.
  • HB1682: Health benefit plans; coding for adverse childhood experiences.
  • HB5083: Health care coverage; qualified health plans.
  • HJ49: Congress; amend ERISA to support state actions to expand access to health care.
  • HJ313: Celebrating the life of Barbara Wurtzel Rabin.
  • HR59: Uyghurs; human rights crisis.
  • HR120: Commending Elden Family Dental.
  • HR575: Commending the Civic Engagement Team of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Center.
  • HR608: Celebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
  • HR636: Celebrating the life of Lester Zidel.