Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

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92: City of Hampton (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, General Laws, Rules, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
65% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 62% 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
14.3% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

WTVR CBS 6 News: Democrats? priorities: LGBT rights, environment, $15 minimum wage

January 15, 2019
  RICHMOND ? LGBT rights legislation, environmental protection and a push for a $15 minimum wage are among the goals House Democrats have for the 2019 ... Virginia House Democrats call for doubling minimum wage, increasing teacher pay

January 15, 2019
  Virginia House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled their plans for the first session of 2019, including an increased minimum wage, a pay raise for teachers, action ...

WDBJ7: Northam: Package of gun-control bills to be sent to General Assembly

January 4, 2019
  Among the proposed pieces of legislation is a bill that would re-classify a weapon with a magazine that holds more than 10 rounds of ammunition as an assault ...

Suffolk News-Herald: Bills target gun violenceThe Suffolk News-Herald

January 7, 2019
-   Virginia state legislators representing Suffolk are at the forefront of the gun violence debate as the Virginia General Assembly gets ready to start session next ...

Daily Press: Up against election deadlines, judges could pick new Va. legislative map in next two months

January 10, 2019
  Three federal judges said Thursday they could decide on new districts for Virginia's House of Delegates in the next one to two months, replacing a current map ...

These are all of the video clips of Jeion Ward’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 81 video clips in all.


  • HB2603: Apprenticeship program; discrimination.
  • HB2604: Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
  • HB2605: Community corrections alternative program; establishment.
  • HB2606: HIV or hepatitis B or C viruses; exposure to bodily fluids, infection, expedited testing.
  • HB2607: Parking certain large vehicles; local ordinances.
  • HJ583: United States Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment.
  • HR216: Celebrating the life of Walter Norris Hardy, Sr.
  • HB274: Informal truancy plans; students proceeded against or adjudicated on more than 2 occasions.
  • HB312: Special joint reapportionment committee; public hearings in 2018 on the redistricting process.
  • HB317: Teachers; extension of three-year provisional licenses.
  • HB318: Teacher licensure by reciprocity; grace period.
  • HB320: Teachers; prerequisites for licensure or renewal of license.
  • HB334: Teachers; provisional licensure, grace period.
  • HB773: Nuisance; breach of peace.
  • HB1343: Notaries; fee agreements with employer.
  • HB1407: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program.
  • HJ186: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Albert Woodfin Patrick III.
  • HJ212: Commending Thomas Nelson Community College.
  • HR2: Celebrating the life of Nathan Watts.
  • HR49: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Willie Rowe, USA.
  • HR56: Commending VersAbility Resources.
  • HB1445: Wages and salaries; eliminates payment by prepaid cards, etc., without employee's consent.
  • HB1529: Temporary exemption periods from retail sales and use taxes for qualifying items; sunset dates.
  • HB2280: Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission.
  • HB2286: Abortion; informed written consent.
  • HB2290: Driver education programs; instruction concerning traffic stops.
  • HB2420: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program.
  • HJ623: Commending Dr. Katherine G. Johnson.
  • HR269: Commending Annie Belle Daniels.
  • HR271: Celebrating the life of Samuel L. Green, Jr.
  • HB43: Abortion; removes requirement that a woman undergo ultrasound prior to procedure.
  • HB134: Grass, weeds, and other foreign growth; cutting ordinances include overgrown shrubs, trees, etc.
  • HB244: Nuisance; property where breach of peace recurs.
  • HB247: Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission.
  • HB743: Employment records; employers required to provide to Commissioner of Labor upon request.
  • HB1150: Wages; employer who willfully fails to pay, penalty.
  • HB1151: School boards; applicants for employment.
  • HB1155: Civil immunity; forcible entry of motor vehicle to remove unattended companion animal.
  • HJ236: Celebrating the life of Brenda Cunningham Mauney.
  • 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.