Sen. Brandon Bell (R-Roanoke)

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22: Botetourt County (All), Montgomery County (Part), Radford City (All), Roanoke County (Part), Salem City (All) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Left Office
January 2008
Copatroning Habits
69% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 57% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 62% of them are Republicans.
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GoLocalProv: A Summer Political Hodge-Podge – “Sunday Political Brunch” July 21, 2019

July 21, 2019 | 3:00 am
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These are all of the video clips of Brandon Bell’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 4 video clips in all.


  • SB263: Triennial census or statistical survey; school divisions option of choosing.
  • SB598: Motor vehicle equity loans; penalties.
  • SB783: Speed limits; analysis of accident and law-enforcement data required before increasing.
  • SB784: License plates, special; issuance to members of American Poolplayers Association.
  • SB785: Income tax, state; increases deduction for prepaid tuition contract, etc. with College Savings Plan.
  • SB1161: Smoke Free Air Act; created.
  • SB1162: Radford University; increases board of visitors.
  • SB1163: Transportation Trust Fund; additional sources of revenues.
  • SB1164: Alcoholic beverage control; small wine producer distribution license.
  • SB1369: Freedom of Information Act; expands current record & meeting exemptions for retirement systems.
  • SB1370: Trooper Ricky Marshall McCoy Memorial Bridge; designating as I-95 bridge over Route 635.
  • SB1371: Alcoholic beverage control; preference for small farm wineries.
  • SB1372: Criminal justice training academy; Roanoke County to charge fees to support its participation.
  • SB1373: Roanoke County Sheriff's Office; authorized to withdraw from Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy.
  • SJ326: Consumption of goods and services; joint subcommittee to study viability of fair tax thereon.
  • SJ433: Commending the Hidden Valley High School women's varsity soccer team
  • SJ451: Celebrating the life of Helen Talbert Huber.
  • SB263: Triennial census or statistical survey; school divisions option of choosing.
  • SB264: College Savings Plan; income tax deductions and sales of prepaid tuition contracts.
  • SB265: Political campaign advertisements; increases civil penalty.
  • SB266: Identity theft; consumer authorized to freeze access to his credit report.
  • SB596: Relief of the Rainbow Forest Recreation Association.
  • SB598: Motor vehicle equity loans; penalties.
  • SB624: Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; Fund includes dam safety, report.
  • SB648: Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalty.
  • SB5018: Income tax, individual; State Treasurer to return general funds to certain taxpayers.
  • SJ155: Commending the Cave Spring High School girls' volleyball team.
  • SJ299: Commending J.J. Redick.
  • SJ5070: Commending Donna Reynolds.
  • SJ5071: Celebrating the life of Corporal Eric Evine Sutphin.