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
94% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 97% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 76% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
20% in 2020
Recent Mentions in the Media

NBC4 Washington: Virginia Delegate Narrates Being Tear-Gassed By Police During Protest

June 1, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

Loudoun Now: Loudoun Delegate Exposed to Tear Gas during DC Protests

June 1, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

Mintpress News: ICE is Deporting COVID-19 Positive Detainees from Private Immigration Prisons

April 17, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

The Washington Post: Virginia considers delaying raises, minimum wage increase as coronavirus blows huge hole in state budget

April 3, 2020 | 12:31 pm
  

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Viewpoints: Navigating COVID-19

March 25, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

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 Samirah 4 Delegate.

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 Samirah 4 Delegate.

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 Samirah 4 Delegate.

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 Samirah 4 Delegate.

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 Samirah 4 Delegate.

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 Samirah 4 Delegate.

Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Convenes Leading Experts for Town Hall on Affordable Housing Issues in NoVA

October 2, 2019
The town halls will give voters the chance to engage on the critical issues facing their communities before Virginia’s November 5th elections. The post Delegate Ibraheem S. Samirah Convenes Leading Experts for Town Hall on Affordable Housing Issues in NoVA appeared first on Samirah 4 Delegate.

Commemorating Virginia’s Workers this Labor Day

September 3, 2019
There is no business without workers, and therefore there is no being business-friendly without being worker-friendly as well. By empowering labor we can... The post Commemorating Virginia’s Workers this Labor Day appeared first on Samirah 4 Delegate.

Trump’s Approval Rating in Virginia at Lowest Yet

August 26, 2019
We can and must begin to dismantle the systemic discrimination that lies within our public policy, and begin to build a new Virginia Way that unites us around the causes of improving public health and ensuring justice for all. The post Trump’s Approval Rating in Virginia at Lowest Yet appeared first on Samirah 4 Delegate.

Virginia can’t negotiate with racists

August 15, 2019
Trump isn’t harmful because he’s uncivil, but because he pushes racism, misogyny, xenophobia, and a policy platform that systematically harms marginalized people. To compare that kind of “incivility” with peaceful protest is factually and morally wrong. The post Virginia can’t negotiate with racists appeared first on Samirah 4 Delegate.

Bills

  • 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.
  • 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.