Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Photo of John Cosgrove
Party
Republican
District
78: City of Chesapeake (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2002
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Education and Health, Privileges and Elections, Rehabilitation and Social Services, Transportation
Twitter
@JohnCosgrove_VA
Copatroning Habits
81% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 61% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
30.8% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

"He had the fire in his belly": WWII Navy veteran from Chesapeake turns 100:

May 10, 2018
  Virginian-PilotFull coverage

Va Beach General Assembly Members Make Rounds at Filipino American Breakfast:

May 3, 2018
  Bearing Drift (press release) (blog)Full coverage

Senator DeFrancisco won't pursue Senate re-election:

April 26, 2018
  Albany Times Union (blog)Full coverage

Fair Lawn mayor stepping down to take NJ Assembly seat:

May 7, 2018
  NorthJersey.comFull coverage

Who Will Replace Her?: Fair Lawn Mayor Lisa Swain Exiting for the Assembly

May 8, 2018
-   TAPinto.netFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of John Cosgrove’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 231 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB49: Sex offenders in emergency shelters; notification registration.
  • SB72: Electric distribution lines; minimum height upon or over agricultural land.
  • SB73: Overweight permits; vehicles for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce over bridges and culverts.
  • SB126: Driver education programs; parent/student driver education component.
  • SB127: Chesapeake, City of; amending charter, director of audit services.
  • SB128: TNC partner vehicles; interior trade dress.
  • SB129: Subdivision ordinance; pro rata share of certain road improvements.
  • SB132: Sales and use tax revenue; distribution to certain localities.
  • SB137: Fentress Naval Auxiliary Landing Field; notification of appropriation to acquire property rights.
  • SB213: Aircraft, public; definition.
  • SB214: Purse net fishing; prohibited, civil penalty.
  • SB215: Concealed handguns; renewal of permits, notice of expiration.
  • SB216: Aerospace and Aviation; appointment of Managing Director.
  • SB243: Virginia Veterans Recovery Grant Program and Fund; established, report.
  • SB244: Banks; authorized to operate a branch office under a different name.
  • SB307: Unmanned aircraft systems; work group to explore issues related system activities.
  • SB309: Death certificates; medical certification, electronic filing, hospice.
  • SB443: Common Interest Community Board; developer may obtain surety bond or letter of credit.
  • SB485: Izaak Walton League of America, Norfolk Chapter of; exempt from taxation.
  • SB798: Presentence reports; access by work release programs.
  • SB799: Virginia Gaming Commission; established.
  • SB814: Aircraft sales and use tax; limits maximum amount of tax due to $25,000.
  • SB820: Primary elections; voter registration by political party affiliation.
  • SB848: Certificate of public need; definition of 'medical care facility.'
  • SB849: Tuition Assistance Grant Program; eligible institutions members of Nation Guard.
  • SB924: Honor & Remember Flag; standards for display at state buildings, etc.
  • SB984: Motorboats; means of propulsion, wakesurfing.
  • SJ10: Tidewater Community College; commemorating its 50th anniversary.
  • SJ11: United States Constitution; amendment concerning federal budget.
  • SJ40: Teachers and curriculum; study of aviation and aerospace certification.
  • SJ41: Airport development; environmental approvals.
  • SJ61: Celebrating the life of Dennis Patrick Mullins.
  • SJ108: Celebrating the life of Macon Foscue Brock, Jr.
  • SJ113: Commending the Thomas C. Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.
  • SJ119: Celebrating the life of Robert Gilbert Bagley.
  • SJ158: Celebrating the life of LaVonne Parker Ellis.
  • SJ189: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Harry Burns Blevins, Sr.
  • SJ190: Commending Justin Verlander.
  • SJ215: Commending the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association.
  • SR42: Commending David McKee.
  • SB100: Charitable gaming; limits audit and administration fee of charitable organization.
  • SB101: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • SB550: Virginia Veterans Recovery Grant Program; established, etc.
  • SB650: Primary elections; voter registration by political party affiliation.
  • SB790: Crimes against law-enforcement officers, firefighters, and other emergency personnel; penalty.
  • SB794: City of Chesapeake; pilot program for problem-solving docket.
  • SB820: Menhaden fishery; VMRC to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's fishery.
  • SB821: Primary elections; adds political party affiliation to information for voter registration.
  • SB940: Mental health screening of prisoners at local correctional facilities.
  • SB941: Forensic discharge planning services; local and regional correctional facilities.
  • SB942: Deaths of inmates in local correctional facilities; review by State Board of Corrections.
  • SB967: Local industrial development authorities; port authority.
  • SB1041: Virginia Driver's Manual course; age requirements.
  • SB1375: Certificate of Public Need program; established, changes to MCFCPN program, report.
  • SB1506: Applicant Fingerprint Database; Federal Bureau of Investigation records.
  • SB1507: Safety inspections; appointments.
  • SB1508: Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts.
  • SB1509: Administrative Process Act; exemption for Charitable Gaming Board.
  • SB1553: Term limits; members of certain Authorities in City of Chesapeake limited to two terms.
  • SB1554: Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission; membership.
  • SJ265: Commending Montero Medical Missions.
  • SJ318: Commending Byron Robinson.
  • SJ357: Commending Michaela Gabriella Sigmon.
  • SJ378: Commending the Old Dominion University football team.
  • SR122: Commending Raleigh H. Isaacs, Sr.
  • SR144: Celebrating the life of Richard Edward Cornwell.
  • SB98: Management of menhaden.
  • SB99: Real property tax; exemption on residence of spouse of military service member killed in action.
  • SB100: Charitable gaming; limits audit and administration fee of charitable organization.
  • SB101: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • SB550: Virginia Veterans Recovery Grant Program; established, etc.
  • SB551: Physician assistants; unlawful use of title.
  • SB552: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; mandatory disclosure of public employee.
  • SB553: Nursing facilities; electronic monitoring.
  • SB554: Standards of Learning; history and social science.
  • SB555: Learner's permit or provisional driver's license holder; completion of driver ed.
  • SB597: Appeal of tax assessments; prior to receipt of information, person to sign acknowledgment of order.
  • SB650: Primary elections; voter registration by political party affiliation.
  • SB651: Animal control officers; training.
  • SB693: Transfers to the Port Opportunity Fund.
  • SR38: Commending Monitor Masonic Lodge No. 197.
  • SR56: Celebrating the life of Senior Trooper Michael P. Dooley.
  • SB726: Cash proffer for residential construction; sunset date.
  • SB737: Depository institutions; authority to sponsor savings promotions.
  • SB745: Workers' compensation; exclusion of certain truck owner-operators.
  • SB869: Carbon monoxide emissions; certain diesel-powered incinerators exempted from certain regulations.
  • SB870: Charitable gaming; limits audit and administration fee, adjusted gross receipts.
  • SB871: Political campaign advertisements; includes yard signs in definition of print media.
  • SB872: Real property; explanation of increased assessment.
  • SB873: Virginia Veterans Recovery Program; created, report.
  • SB874: Standards of Learning; eligibility for retake of tests.
  • SB875: Financial institutions; automated teller machines and other terminals, service facilities.
  • SB876: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; prohibited contracts by hospital authorities.
  • SB877: Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; created.
  • SB878: Motor vehicle dealer buyer's orders; includes new vehicles with certain gross weight.
  • SB879: Vehicles owned by a locality; weighing exemptions.
  • SB989: Forest products; establishes overweight permit for hauling, length limitations.
  • SB1014: Suffolk, City of; amending charter, appointment of members of board of equalization & school board.
  • SB1015: Advertisement of foreclosure sale by a trustee or trustees in execution of a deed of trust.
  • SB1016: Virginia Real Estate Board; exemptions from licensure.
  • SB1157: Condominium Act and Property Owners' Association Act; notice of sale under deed of trust.
  • SB1335: State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training.
  • SB1402: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; open meeting exemption for gang-related activities.
  • SB1430: Salvage license; salvage advertising and display.
  • SJ219: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • SJ220: Appalachian Cherokee Nation Tribe; General Assembly to extend state recognition.
  • SJ289: Celebrating the life of Julian H. Council.
  • SJ309: Celebrating the life of Stephen Boddie Wiggins.
  • SJ361: Celebrating the life of Charles L. Moseley.
  • SJ374: Commending the Honorable George William Whitehurst.
  • SR90: Commending the James C. Archbell III Foundation.
  • SR92: Celebrating the life of Charles L. Moseley.
  • SB279: Concealed handgun permit; retired member of Department of Motor Vehicles enforcement division.
  • SB280: Military Affairs, Department of; Adjutant General to report directly to Governor.
  • SB281: Certificate of birth; upon request and receipt of evidence, adopted person who has U.S. citizenship.
  • SB282: Virginia Fire Services Board; Board shall meet no more than six times per year.
  • SB283: Elections, State Board of; powers and duties.
  • SB347: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; contents of time-share owners' association annual report.
  • SB348: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; alternative purchase.
  • SB349: Seized drugs and paraphernalia; forfeiture to law enforcement.
  • SB356: Manufactured homes; revises requirements, etc., for titling homes, conversion to real property.
  • SB565: Commercial driver's licenses, etc.; compliance with federal requirements.
  • SB577: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; public offering statement, multisite registration.
  • SB599: Student data; cloud computing.
  • SB600: Concealed handgun permits; references to issuance of handgun permit before July 1, 2008.
  • SB601: Hampton Roads, Transportation District Commission of; staggers terms of gubernatorial appointees.
  • SB610: Criminal history record information checks, protective order registry; dissemination of information.
  • SJ46: Hampton Roads office, regional; Department of Transportation to study location.
  • SJ101: Suffolk, City of, & Paul D. Camp Community College; to collaborate on joint academic center, etc.
  • SJ132: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Sean Christopher Snyder.
  • SJ5084: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Vernon Thomas Forehand, Jr.
  • SR525: Commending the Hickory High School competition cheer team.
  • SR526: Commending the Great Bridge High School gymnastics team.
  • SR527: Commending the Hickory High School baseball team.
  • SR528: Commending the Great Bridge High School softball team.
  • SR529: Commending the Grassfield High School theatre troupe.
  • SR530: Commending the Western Branch High School girls' indoor track team.
  • SR531: Commending the Western Branch High School girls' track and field team.
  • SR532: Commending the Western Branch High School baseball team.
  • HB168: Campaign practices; final disposition of surplus funds by General Assembly members.
  • HB230: Alcoholic beverage control; suspension of license for local tax delinquency.
  • HB231: Gas pipeline safety; information disclosures.
  • HB237: Criminal history record information checks upon handgun purchases; dissemination of information.
  • HB1209: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; developer control period.
  • HB1630: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; developer control in time-share estate program, etc.
  • HB1631: Drugs and paraphernalia; may be forfeited to law-enforcement agency for research and training.
  • HB1632: Motor vehicle dealers; imposition of financial penalties, warranty and sales incentive obligations.
  • HB1633: Beautification projects, local; localities to provide 30-day written notice to Commissioner of VDOT.
  • HB1634: Law-enforcement officer; impersonating an officer while committing certain acts.
  • HB1635: Jail facilities, temporary; Chesapeake allowed certain waivers for current temporary structures.
  • HB1636: Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV.
  • HB1747: Voter registration; registration activities by third parties.
  • HB1748: Limited liability companies; updates Virginia Limited Liability Company Act, technical amendments.
  • HB1796: Death certificate; timely return to funeral director.
  • HB2190: Stormwater management ordinances; requires localities to adopt more stringent requirements, etc.
  • HB2208: Candidates in elections; party nominating methods.
  • HB2240: Criminal history record information checks, etc.; dissemination of information.
  • HB2302: Electronic security sales representatives; shall possess valid registration issued by DCJS.
  • HJ614: Commending Kathryn B. Galford.
  • HJ695: Commending Rosemary Willis.
  • HJ916: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • HB166: Zoning administrator; narrows instances in which administrator may modify certain orders.
  • HB167: Child labor; exemption for children employed in family business.
  • HB168: Campaign practices; final disposition of surplus funds by General Assembly members.
  • HB169: Enterprise zones; criteria for designation.
  • HB170: Zoning administrator; decisions reviewed by governing body shall be appealable to circuit court.
  • HB171: Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund; bonding requirements.
  • HB230: Alcoholic beverage control; suspension of license for local tax delinquency.
  • HB231: Gas pipeline safety; information disclosures.
  • HB232: Renewable energy; expands definition.
  • HB233: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; resale of time-shares, disclosures.
  • HB234: Time-share estates; advertisement of foreclosure sales, information to be hard copy and electonic.
  • HB235: Motor vehicle, T&M, etc., dealers; limits number of supplemental sales licenses that can be issued.
  • HB236: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes hurricane preparedness products, etc.
  • HB237: Criminal history record information checks upon handgun purchases; dissemination of information.
  • HB526: Helicopters; local regulation of use.
  • HB645: Renewable energy; expands definition.
  • HB1134: Line of Duty Act; definition of deceased person.
  • HB1183: Virginia Port Authority; amends several provisions governing conduct of business.
  • HB1209: Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; developer control period.
  • HJ223: Commending John R. Newhart.
  • HJ299: Commending Daniel Certa.
  • HJ379: Commending the City of Chesapeake on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ390: National Guard Day; designating as third Monday in January 2013, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ396: Celebrating the accomplishments of the Virginia National Guard in 2011.
  • HJ433: Celebrating the life of Police Officer Specialist Timothy Brian Schock.
  • HB1163: Bottomlands rents and royalties; removes authority of Marine Resources Commission to charge rent.
  • HB1275: Va. High-Speed Rail Commission; established, replaces Va-North Carolina High Speed Rail Compact.
  • HB1582: Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Bank; created.
  • HB1648: Rail Enhancement Fund; allocation and use of funds.
  • HB1649: Virginia Water Protection Permit; fee exemption for U.S. Navy dredging projects.
  • HB1650: Magistrates; power to issue felony arrest warrants.
  • HB1651: Driver's licenses, permits, and special identification cards; issuance only to U.S. citizens.
  • HB1652: Personal property tax; valuation of certain motor vehicles.
  • HB1862: Spouse of member of armed forces; provides extension of expiration of certain licenses, etc.
  • HB1863: Illegal gambling; amends definition.
  • HB2280: Menhaden fishing; Marine Resource Commission to assess fee for those caught with purse net.
  • HB2310: Filled subaqueous bottomlands; Marine Resources Commission to convey title if lawfully deposited.
  • HB2445: Juvenile information dissemination; info. disseminated to State Police or U.S. Attorney General.
  • HB2446: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; credit multipliers.
  • HB2447: Renewable energy incentives; created for development of renewable energy facilities in State.
  • HB2503: Governor's Transportation Regulatory Review Commission; created.
  • HB2504: Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads; appointments by Governor.
  • HJ560: Commending the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on the celebration of 30th anniversary.
  • HJ605: National Offshore Wind Technology Center; General Assembly to support establishing in Hampton Roads.
  • HJ713: Commending Big Blue of Old Dominion University, 2010 Capital One Mascot of the Year.
  • HJ792: Celebrating the accomplishments of the Virginia National Guard in 2010.
  • HJ942: Celebrating the life of Kirby T. Smith, Jr.
  • HJ960: Commending Francis T. Eck.
  • HB190: Motor vehicle buyer's order; revises kinds of transactions involving dealer-arranged financing.
  • HB191: Common Interest Community Board; clarification for complaints.
  • HB192: Fair Housing Board; establishes educational materials on Fair Housing Law.
  • HB193: Aerospace Advisory Council; removes July 1, 2010, sunset provision.
  • HB194: Filled subaqueous land; person who purchases lands to pay cost of preparing transfer documents.
  • HB195: Community services boards; reduces period of time a person must wait before being reappointed.
  • HB294: Menhaden fishery; Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations.
  • HB295: Oceana/Fentress Military Advisory Council; membership.
  • HB296: Water safety zones; authorizes marine patrol divisions in Tidewater localities to patrol.
  • HB297: Noise ordinance; authorizes governing body to adopt civil penalties.
  • HB374: Cash proffers; collected or accepted by locality after completion of final inspection.
  • HB375: Removal of mercury switches from scrap and recycled vehicles; manufacturers to submit plans to DEQ.
  • HB1160: Fire Prevention Code, Statewide; authority to set fees to cover actual cost of administering.
  • HB1161: Jailer issued identification; allows sheriffs to issue special identification card to prisoners.
  • HB1162: Fire Prevention Code, Statewide; pyrotechnician or fireworks operator must be certified.
  • HB1163: Bottomlands rents and royalties; removes authority of Marine Resources Commission to charge rent.
  • HB1275: Va. High-Speed Rail Commission; established, replaces Va-North Carolina High Speed Rail Compact.
  • HB1330: Real Estate Time-Share Act; right of time-share owner to surrender time-share.
  • HB1331: Efficient Government, Council on; established.
  • HJ58: Commending the Honorable Richard S. Bray.
  • HJ137: Honor and Remember Flag; State's emblem of service and sacrifice by members of U.S. Armed Forces.
  • HJ265: Commending the Old Dominion University Monarchs football team.
  • HJ305: Celebrating the accomplishments of the Virginia National Guard and the Virginia Defense Force.
  • HJ385: Commending the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center.
  • HJ429: Commending Dr. M.G. 'Pat' Robertson.
  • HB230: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts contractor when property used to construct, etc. public schools.
  • HB235: License plates; replacement of certain.
  • HB1687: Motor vehicle dealers; disclosure if financing, cancellation of purchaser's contract to buy vehicle.
  • HB1702: Charitable gaming; use of proceeds.
  • HB1703: Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in certain public buildings, restaurants, etc., exceptions.
  • HB1722: Repossessed vehicles; person purchasing in another state may sell in State without obtaining title.
  • HB1871: Southeastern Public Service Authority; authorized to file petition in bankruptcy.
  • HB1872: Hampton Roads area; requirements for refuse collection and disposal system authorities.
  • HB1873: Motorcycles; issuance by DMV certain classifications.
  • HB1874: Magistrates; issuance of felony arrest warrants.
  • HB1875: War Memorial Foundation; establish criteria to honor Virginia's war casualties.
  • HB1876: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicle.
  • HB1877: Absentee voting; firefighters and other first responders are entitled thereto.
  • HB1878: Elections; clarifications and revisions to registration and election processes.
  • HB1879: Government, local; alternatives to publication of notices for charter changes, referenda, etc.
  • HB2001: Biofuels Production Incentive Grant Program; producer of non-advanced neat biofuels eligible.
  • HB2002: Energy Plan; promotes use of sustainable biofuels made from traditional agricultural crops, etc.
  • HJ651: Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program; school divisions to launch in division's high schools.
  • HJ652: K-8 Mathematics Specialists; school divisions to hire to improve performance of students.
  • HJ653: PRODUCED in Virginia program; UVA School of Engineering & CVCC recognized for establishing.
  • HJ756: VAMPO; General Assembly recognizes need and encourages Secretary of Transportation to support, etc.
  • HJ760: Commending Willis Davis.
  • HJ827: Commending Nancy Parr.
  • HJ877: Commending Colonel Dionysios Anninos.
  • HJ910: Celebrating the accomplishments of the Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force in 2008.
  • HB223: Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children.
  • HB224: Driving while intoxicated; elimination of requirement that intoxicant be self-administered.
  • HB225: Child restraint devices; exempts children being transported in minibuses and certain vans.
  • HB226: Charitable gaming; use of proceeds.
  • HB227: Contractors, Board for; applications for licensure.
  • HB228: Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; prohibits manufacture, etc. thereof unless meets standards.
  • HB229: Veterans services; Dept. to establish guidelines for eligibility for domiciled veterans, etc.
  • HB230: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts contractor when property used to construct, etc. public schools.
  • HB231: Law-enforcement officer; uniform requirement for arrests for speeding.
  • HB232: Magistrates; power to issue felony arrest warrants.
  • HB233: Dishwashing detergents; bans use of phosphorus therein for household dishwashing machines.
  • HB234: Technology Research Fund; adds sensor sciences to eligible research programs.
  • HB235: License plates; replacement of certain.
  • HB236: Identification cards, licenses, etc.; documents to be made of material to prevent duplication, etc.
  • HB237: Health insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors.
  • HB238: Income tax, state; exemption for launch services and payload to space flight participants.
  • HB239: Real estate tax; classification of certain energy-efficient buildings.
  • HB493: Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN); protective order information sent thereto.
  • HB494: Project Lead the Way Launch Program; created.
  • HB495: Police officer, impersonating; punishment of offense.
  • HB496: Crimes by Gangs Act; definition of predicate criminal act .
  • HB497: Center for Innovative Technology; duties, report.
  • HB498: Uniform Statewide Building Code; standards for installation of in-building antenna systems.
  • HB578: Innovative Technology Authority; powers of board of directors.
  • HB579: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include compensation to dealers.
  • HB580: Landlords and tenants; mold remediation and process for notice regarding.
  • HB1169: Misdemeanor and felony fees; increases fixed fees.
  • HB1170: Driver's license, commercial; passenger-carrying vehicle transporting fewer than 16 required.
  • HB1171: Alcoholic mixed beverages; grounds for suspension, etc. of license if obscene material upon premise.
  • HB1458: Freedom of Information Act; records and meetings of Innovative Technology Authority.
  • HB1549: Glass containers; on-premises licensees required to recycle.
  • HB6020: PPTA of 1995; issuance of requests for proposals thereunder for Hampton Roads highway projects.
  • HJ89: Southeastern Public Service Authority; Auditor of Public Accounts to collect, receive, etc. data.
  • HJ90: Science, etc. Education in State at Elementary, etc. Levels, Joint Subcom. studying; continued.
  • HJ94: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS); encouraging Governor to initiate memorandum of agreement.
  • HJ164: Contractors, licensed; Commission on Immigration to study hiring of undocumented workers & impact.
  • HJ263: Speaker of House of Delegates; confirming appointments.
  • HJ344: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Jonathan Kilian Dozier.
  • HJ360: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • HJ379: Commending Roseann Runte.
  • HJ402: Commending the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
  • HJ520: Commending Richard A. Justice.
  • HJ6038: Commending Ann Pesiri Swanson.
  • HJ6065: Commending Eva Teig Hardy.
  • HB129: Public health; Board of Health may declare area hazardous thereto and require sewer services.
  • HB253: Health insurance; refusal to accept assignments from patients or physicians prohibited.
  • HB598: Emergency medical services personnel; required to report child abuse or neglect.
  • HB1392: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of 9-1-1 communications professionals.
  • HB1496: Nontidal wetlands permits; eliminates requirement to obtain permits from state & federal government.
  • HB1624: Menhaden; limits on amount harvested annually.
  • HB1678: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include energy-efficient products.
  • HB1679: Overweight permits; exempts fire & emergency apparatus from weight limits on bridges & culverts.
  • HB1680: Domestic assault case; unavailability of deferred proceedings for previously convicted felons.
  • HB1770: Juveniles; destruction of fingerprints and photographs.
  • HB1771: Real Estate Time-Share Act; purchaser's right to surrender time-share.
  • HB1772: Law-enforcement officer; uniform requirement for arrests for speeding.
  • HB1773: Warrants; those issued against law-enforcement officers or public school employees.
  • HB1774: Disorderly house; unlawful for any person to keep, maintain, operate or to visit.
  • HB1775: Street gangs; add to list predicate acts for determination of membership status.
  • HB1776: Bond or recognizance; appeal from order denying bail or fixing terms thereof.
  • HB1777: Concealment of dead body; prohibition against, penalty.
  • HB1778: Photo-monitoring systems; counties and cities may establish to enforce traffic light signals.
  • HB1779: Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund; provides riteria for awarding of attorney fees.
  • HB1780: Real estate tax; requires each locality to lower its rate for forthcoming tax year.
  • HB1781: Surplus materials; band uniforms retained by publ. institutions of higher ed. not considered.
  • HB1782: License plates, special; issuance to members of Fraternal Order of Police.
  • HB1783: Traffic warning systems; VDOT to implement.
  • HB1784: Wine and beer; delivery thereof, permits.
  • HB1785: Puncturing motor vehicle tires; allows law-enforcement officer to utilize devices designed therefor.
  • HB1798: Professional Boxing, Wrestling and Martial Arts Advisory Board; created.
  • HB1799: Payday lending charges; establishing maximum annual interest rate.
  • HB1800: Condemnation cases; jury selection.
  • HB1801: Architects, Professional Engineers, etc., Bd of; cease and desist orders for unlicensed activity.
  • HB1802: Law-enforcement officer; increases penalty for impersonating.
  • HB2030: Modeling and Simulation Advisory Council; created.
  • HB2031: Parasail operators; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to promulgate regulations applicable thereto.
  • HB2067: Indoor Clean Air Act; provides unlawful for any person to smoke in certain establishments.
  • HB2068: Children; penalty for sexual abuse against a child.
  • HB2352: Sale of secondhand articles; repeals requirement dealers get permit from local chief of police, etc.
  • HB2353: Computer trespass; adds spyware to crimes.
  • HB2354: Recount procedures; securing of ballots and election materials pending a recount.
  • HB2355: Modeling and Simulation Advisory Council; created.
  • HB2356: Fire Marshal, Office of; transfers enforcement of Fire Prevention Code thereto.
  • HB2357: Speed determination devices; repeals provision allowing law-enforcement to show motorist readings.
  • HB2358: Southeastern Public Service Authority; special committee to investigate operations and finances.
  • HB2359: Southeastern Public Service Authority; withdrawal of member locality.
  • HB2360: Southeastern Public Service Authority; commission to investigate acceptance of out-of-area waste.
  • HB2950: Architects, professional engineers, land surveyors, and landscape architects; definitions.
  • HB2951: Tolls; VDOT to impose and collect for use of Route 17 in City of Chesapeake.
  • HB3114: Aerospace Advisory Council; created.
  • HJ575: Energy Conservation Awareness Week; designating as first week in October 2007, and each succeeding.
  • HJ592: Commending Project Lifesaver.
  • HJ789: Commending Pennsylvania Senator Noah Wenger for outstanding service to Chesapeake Bay Commission.
  • HJ870: Commending William R. Shepherd, Jr.
  • HJ895: Celebrating the life of Electronics Technician Senior Chief Thomas K. Higgins.
  • HJ962: Commending David J. Skewes.
  • HJ979: Commending Jean R. Jensen.
  • HJ980: Commending The First Tee of Hampton Roads.
  • HB97: Magistrates; power to issue felony arrest warrants.
  • HB98: Motor vehicle accident; law-enforcement officer allowed to investigate on private property.
  • HB99: District court; allows State to appeal decision holding criminal statute unconstitutional.
  • HB100: Driver education programs, private; certain acceptable.
  • HB101: Constitutional amendment; marriage may exist only between a man and woman.
  • HB102: Driver's license; operating vehicle with suspended or revoked license, penalty.
  • HB128: Condominium Act; authorizing condominium association to be applicants in land use matters.
  • HB129: Public health; Board of Health may declare area hazardous thereto and require sewer services.
  • HB130: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include purchases of energy efficient products.
  • HB131: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain school-related items.
  • HB132: Eminent domain; jury to determine just compensation.
  • HB133: Route 17; imposition and collection of tolls for use thereof in City of Chesapeake.
  • HB134: Higher educational institutions; to report assignment of any intellectual property interests.
  • HB135: Marriage; increase of fee for ceremony.
  • HB136: License plates, special; issuance for members of Fraternal Order of Police.
  • HB250: Motor vehicle registrations and license plates; dealer may issue temporary certificates.
  • HB251: Driver's licenses; persons convicted of DUI must have motor vehicle liability insurance.
  • HB252: Menhaden fishery; Marine Resources Commission may adopt regulations governing.
  • HB253: Health insurance; refusal to accept assignments from patients or physicians prohibited.
  • HB254: Computer trespass; applicable to adding or altering information without authority.
  • HB255: Line of Duty Act; mandatory training required for employees covered thereby.
  • HB256: National Guard; requires that officers and enlisted members thereof receive active duty pay.
  • HB257: National Guard; retirement payments.
  • HB471: Retirement System; modifies benefits of state and local law-enforcement officers.
  • HB472: Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; those teaching special education in private schools eligible.
  • HB598: Emergency medical services personnel; required to report child abuse or neglect.
  • HB599: Propane air; clarification thereof.
  • HB749: Menhaden; limits on amount harvested annually.
  • HB1316: Felony cases; revocation of suspension of sentence and probation.
  • HB1317: Foster care; requires a nationwide criminal background check before placement of child.
  • HB1392: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of 9-1-1 communications professionals.
  • HB1393: Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Grant Program Fund; created.
  • HB1407: Fees; certain charged by Commissioner.
  • HB1496: Nontidal wetlands permits; eliminates requirement to obtain permits from state & federal government.
  • HB5063: VDOT; Commissioner to annually report on actions and initiatives that involve outsourcing, etc.
  • HB5081: Height of vehicles; increases penalty.
  • HB5086: Toll collection; Transportation Board to impose for use of Route 17 in City of Chesapeake.
  • HJ23: Constitutional amendment; marriage may exist only between a man and woman.
  • HJ25: Science, math, and technology education; joint subcommittee to study.
  • HJ26: Commending James Hayden Laster.
  • HJ31: Southeastern Va. Training Center; study relocation thereof to benefit State & City of Chesapeake.
  • HJ168: Celebrating the life of Officer Michael K. Saffran.
  • HJ208: Vehicle emissions; on-road remote sensing devices in Northern Virginia, report.
  • HJ466: Celebrating the life of Trevor Ray Cobb.
  • HJ553: Commending the Great Bridge High School wrestling team.
  • HJ5090: Commending Colonel Yvonne J. Prettyman-Beck.
  • HJ5091: Commending Charlotte A. Collins.
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