Delegate Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

Photo of Jeion Ward
Party
Democratic
District
92: City of Hampton (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Commerce and Labor, General Laws, Transportation
Age
61
Website
jeionward.com
Copatroning Habits
64% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 60% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2014
Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press: Lack of Virginia's General Assembly openness is criticized

April 14, 2015
Lack of Virginia's General Assembly openness is criticizedSome bills die, voteless, because they're considered very political ? like one Del. Jeion Ward, D-Hampton, proposed to repeal a requirement that women seeking an abortion get an invasive ultrasound first. Some die because they affect politicians ? a ...and more »

Daily Press (blog): Peninsula House delegation: 16 bills enacted into law, 37 die

March 25, 2015
Del. Mamye BaCote, D-Newport News. In what will be her last session, the retiring Newport News delegate had four bills enacted into law, while four died. Of special interest - legislation saying Hampton politicians can't run for mayor and a city ...

Daily Press: Legislative Notebook: GA tackles HRBT snags

February 16, 2015
For years trucks that are too tall for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel's westbound tube have caused routine snarls along the key route. That's still going to happen after the passage of Senate Bill 936 Monday, but drivers will get a chance to avoid a ...and more »

Daily Press: Virginia legislators look to tinker with young HRTAC

February 11, 2015
Del. Jeion Ward, D-Hampton, has a bill to change the way population estimates used to portion out voting power on the commission are figured. It's heading toward passage. Legislation to allow local chief elected officials tap someone else to serve on ...and more »

Daily Press: Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe

February 12, 2015
?I kept looking ... for some nefarious, underlying story,? delegate says of Dominion bill. said Del. Jeion Ward, who voted against the bill in committee this week because she wanted more time to analyze it. Solar energy language initially ...and more »

Bills

  • HB1064: Hearing-impaired prisoners; Director of DOC to make available interpreters within facilities.
  • HB1510: Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; population estimates.
  • HB1517: Child day programs; exemptions from licensure.
  • HB1524: Ultrasound prior to abortion.
  • HB1822: Apprenticeship-related instruction; transfers certain duties.
  • HB1824: Motor Vehicles, Department of; unlawful provision of examination answers.
  • HB2211: Bipartisan Virginia Redistricting Commission.
  • HJ846: Celebrating the life of Reuben V. Burrell.
  • HB1056: Abortion; informed consent.
  • HB1064: Hearing-impaired prisoners; Director of DOC to make available interpreters within facilities.
  • HJ113: Celebrating the life of Colonel Maynard Brown, Jr., USA (ret.).
  • HJ114: Celebrating the life of Charles W. Scott, Jr.
  • HJ115: Celebrating the life of Harriet Rebecca Reid Dismond.
  • HJ144: Commending First Baptist Church of Hampton on its sesquicentennial anniversary.
  • HJ229: Celebrating the life of Dr. Samuel E. Massenberg, Sr.
  • HJ5118: Celebrating the life of Rufus Langford.
  • HB1424: Jails; court can adopt regional jail until it can obtain adequate facility.
  • HB1492: Fraud; court may vacate judgment of criminal conviction.
  • HB1493: Charter; City of Hampton.
  • HB1597: Children; personal flotation devices required for those 12 years of age or younger.
  • HB1619: Secure inpatient treatment hearings; report to counsel for respondent.
  • HB2280: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exempts records of disaster recovery plans, etc.
  • HB2281: Firearms; failure to report those lost or stolen, penalty.
  • HJ576: Street signs; joint subcommittee to study persons with disabilities signs.
  • HJ776: Commending Francena McCorory.
  • HB201: Real estate tax; exemption for elderly and disabled.
  • HB202: Hampton, City of; special commissioner to execute title to real estate with delinquent taxes, etc.
  • HB203: Assessments for local improvements, special; adds City of Hampton to localities that may impose.
  • HB1270: Hampton, City of; Department of General Services to transfer certain property located within City.
  • HJ174: Commending the Montford Point Marine Association Tidewater, Virginia Chapter #14.
  • HJ354: Celebrating the life of Martha Ann Matthews Ayers.
  • HR23: Commending Francena McCorory.
  • HR57: Commemorating the arrival of Africans to Virginia.
  • HB1613: Prisoner programs, local; allows workforces to assist with maintaining certain cemeteries.
  • HB1614: Prepaid cards; disclosure requirements.
  • HB1615: Cemeteries and graves of historic significance; expands an existing program to include.
  • HB1616: Assault and battery against family or household member; penalty.
  • HB1617: Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled; Governor to convey certain property.
  • HB1618: Mopeds; any city by ordinance may prohibit operation on certain highways.
  • HB2399: Snow and ice; requires operators to remove from their vehicles, penalty.
  • HJ569: Uniform statewide grading policy; joint subcommittee to study feasibility & efficacy thereof.
  • HJ926: Celebrating the life of Gladys Evans Jones.
  • HR50: Partnership for Air Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century; establishes.
  • HR74: Celebrating the life of Henrietta Lacks.
  • HB466: Charter; City of Hampton.
  • HB467: Hampton Federal Area Development Authority; expands membership.
  • HB1209: Machine guns; Superintendent of VSP to be notified in writing of change of address of registrant.
  • HB1286: Magistrate; may issue arrest warrants for a felony only if complaint by law-enforcement officer.
  • HB1365: Motor carriers; regulation of transportation of railroad employees by contract carriers.
  • HJ289: Celebrating the life of Theodore Edward BaCote, Jr.
  • HJ342: Celebrating the life of Edward L. Brown, Sr.
  • HJ355: Celebrating the life of Major General (USA Ret.) Alvin Bryant, M.D.
  • HB2481: Machine guns; requires any registrant to notify Superintendent of State Police of change of address.
  • HB2486: Emergency custody; authority of law-enforcement officer.
  • HB2500: 'A Place of My Own' Program; Department of Social Services to develop.
  • HB2656: School for Deaf, Blind, and Multi-Disabled; Bd. of Ed., etc., hold in abeyance conveyance thereof.
  • HJ800: Commending the Phoebus High School football team.
  • HJ917: Commending Annie Hughes.
  • HJ1035: Celebrating the life of Sue Edmondson Wilder.
  • HJ1040: Commending David Payne.
  • HB809: Teachers; provisional and local eligibility licenses if military personnel.
  • HB810: Machine gun registration; Superintendent of State Police to be notified of change of address.
  • HB811: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); waiver of ineligibility period.
  • HB812: Foster Care Scholarship Program and Fund; created.
  • HB813: Independent living services; person shall not become ineligible for services upon refusing.
  • HB814: Protective orders; to include information on whether or not respondent possesses firearm.
  • HJ518: Commending the City of Hampton for its successful collaboration to help youth succeed.
  • HB156: Shenandoah Mountain Salamander; designating as official state amphibian.
  • HB750: Public Procurement Act; makes amount of bond for transportation-related projects contract amount.
  • HB1913: Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; revises and reorganizes section to make it consistent.
  • HB1914: Human papillomavirus vaccine; added as required vaccination.
  • HB1915: Retirement System; increases average final compensation retirement multiplier for teachers.
  • HB1916: Family life education; requires Bd. of Education to incorporate instruction on dating violence, etc.
  • HB1917: Public Procurement Act; require disclosure of location where services are to be performed.
  • HB2195: Charter; City of Hampton.
  • HB3014: Health insurance credits; increased for retired teachers.
  • HB3020: Foster Care Scholarship Program; created.
  • HB3070: Recordation tax; exempts Hampton Roads Proton Beam Therapy Institute at Hampton University.
  • HJ844: Commending the Phoebus High School football team.
  • HJ944: Commending Six House, Inc.
  • HB156: Shenandoah Mountain Salamander; designating as official state amphibian.
  • HB157: Biased-Based Policing and Traffic Statistics Reporting Act; created, report.
  • HB158: School buses; increases civil penalty for improperly passing.
  • HB191: Inmates; functional literate to participate in literacy program.
  • HB258: Health Care Funding Act; created.
  • HB750: Public Procurement Act; makes amount of bond for transportation-related projects contract amount.
  • HB1523: Property conveyance.
  • HB1524: Jurisdiction of lands acquired by U. S.; conveyance of certain lands by Governor.
  • HJ296: Commending the Hampton High School football team.
  • HJ297: Commending Thomas Hardy.
  • HJ366: Celebrating the life of Walter Lloyd Lovett, Jr.
  • HJ470: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Lee Arthur Lewis, Jr.
  • HJ5123: Commending Turner M. Spencer.
  • HJ5174: Celebrating the life of Petty Officer Second Class David Roddy.
  • HJ5176: Commending Edward L. Brown, Sr.