Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

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33: Fairfax County (Part), Loudoun County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2019
Next Election
November 2019
Judiciary, General Laws and Technology, Privileges and Elections, Rehabilitation and Social Services, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
80% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 89% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 65% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
19% in 2019
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These are all of the video clips of Jennifer Boysko’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2016. There are 1 video clips in all.


  • SB159: Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • SB161: Public elementary and secondary schools; treatment of transgender students, policies.
  • SB231: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.
  • SB232: Menstrual supplies; school boards shall make available in each school building.
  • SB643: Motor Vehicles, Department of; issuance of certain documents.
  • SB644: Traffic incident management vehicles; exempt from certain regulations.
  • SB647: Zoning; development approvals.
  • SB648: Goats; grazing on stream buffers.
  • SB649: Town taxes; collection by county.
  • SB650: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small purchases.
  • SB651: Fairfax County; policemen's pension and retirement board.
  • SB652: Fairfax County; policemen's retirement system.
  • SB653: Real estate brokers; escrow funds.
  • SB654: Health insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products.
  • SB656: Offender medical and mental health information and records; exchange of information to facility.
  • SB657: Certificate of birth; new certificate issued to show change of sex.
  • SB660: Virginia Equal Pay Act; civil penalties.
  • SB662: Employee misclassification; retaliatory actions prohibited, civil penalty.
  • SB665: Electronic Identity Management Act; definitions, federated digital identity systems.
  • SB666: Voter registration; notification of denial.
  • SB667: Overdoses; arrest and prosecution when experiencing or reporting.
  • SB668: Child care providers; out-of-state background checks.
  • SB669: Animal testing; breeding.
  • SB770: Paid family and medical leave program; Virginia Employment Commission to establish.
  • SB853: Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee; established, report.
  • SB935: Higher educational institutions, public; eligibility for in-state tuition.
  • SB1022: Collective bargaining for public employees; labor organization representation.
  • SB5017: Correctional facility, local; clarifies definition.
  • SB5034: Terminally ill prisoners; conditional release, sentence credits.
  • SJ17: Commending Friday Night Live!
  • SJ48: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Leah Gerber.
  • SJ61: Humane Cosmetics Act of 2019; urging the Congress of the United States to support.
  • SJ252: Commending Teresa Fennessy.
  • SJ253: Commending Cornerstones, Inc.
  • SJ254: Commending William H. Harrison.
  • SJ255: Commending the Herndon Woman's Club.
  • SJ256: Commending the Herndon Fortnightly Club.
  • SJ257: Commending Lisa C. Merkel.
  • SJ258: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Charles Henry Duff, Jr.
  • SJ259: Commending Karen Ramos.
  • SJ260: Commending Michael O'Reilly.
  • SJ261: Celebrating the life of Josephine Evans Burns.
  • SJ262: Celebrating the life of Barbara Hicks Harding.
  • SR508: Celebrating the life of Darryl C. Smith, Sr.
  • SR510: Celebrating the life of Fitz Alexander Campbell Thomas.
  • SB1633: Local government revenues and expenditures; comparative report, filing date.
  • SB1634: Economic revitalization zone, local; towns may establish by ordinance.
  • SB1635: Screening of trash receptacles; local option.
  • SB1636: Virginia Equal Pay Act; civil penalties.
  • SB1637: Virginia Human Rights Act; establishment of right to reproductive choice.
  • SB1638: Newspapers; legal notice and publications, requirements.
  • SB1639: Paid Family and Medical Leave Program; established, financing through payroll taxes.
  • SB1640: In-state tuition; eligibility, certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency.
  • SB1641: Driver privilege cards; penalty.
  • SB1642: Cosmetics; animal testing prohibited, penalty.
  • SB1643: Birth certificates; change of sex.
  • SB1644: Health information; sharing between community services boards and jails.
  • SB1645: Use of force by law-enforcement officers, etc.; work group to produce and develop report.
  • SB1646: Menstrual supplies; availability in certain school buildings.
  • SB1647: School boards; background investigation for prospective school security officers.
  • SB1648: Electric utilities; limitations on fossil fuel facilities.
  • SB1715: Retail Sales and Use Tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products.
  • SB1745: DEQ permits; technical assistance grants.
  • SB1766: Controlled substance tracking system; Board of Pharmacy to conduct a two-year pilot program.
  • SB1783: Local employee grievance procedure; qualifying grievances by local government employees.
  • SB1784: Traffic incident management vehicles; vehicles equipped with flashing red and white lights.
  • SJ311: DHCD; permitting processes for broadband, etc.
  • SJ407: Commending St. Timothy's Episcopal Church.
  • SJ448: Celebrating the life of Manuel Baca Fierro.
  • SJ449: Commending Sully Elementary School.
  • SJ450: Commending the NextStop Theatre Company.
  • SJ451: Commending Carol G. Jameson.
  • SJ452: Commending Food For Neighbors.
  • SJ453: Commending the Rotary Club of Herndon.
  • SR132: Celebrating the life of Elma Mankin.
  • HB24: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.
  • HB25: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.
  • HB270: Sale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue; prohibition.
  • HB272: Voter registration; notification of denial.
  • HB273: Firearms; civil liability for sale or transfer, background check.
  • HB343: Tuition, in-state; eligibility, certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency.
  • HB388: Substitute teachers; duration of teaching period.
  • HB407: Birth certificates; change of sex.
  • HB639: Fiber optics and other communications infrastructure; identifying during road construction projects.
  • HB640: Comprehensive plan, locality's; broadband infrastructure.
  • HB1087: Animal research; alternative test methods, civil penalty.
  • HB1088: Hospitals; security personnel training to identify mental illness.
  • HB1089: Virginia Equal Pay Act; created.
  • HB1090: Virginia Personnel Act; equal pay for equal work, policy of the Commonwealth.
  • HB1106: Attorney General, Office of the; misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
  • HB1222: Controlled paraphernalia; dispensing or distributing hypodermic needles and syringes.
  • HB1231: Abortion; a pregnant person has a fundamental right to obtain.
  • HB1318: Driver privilege cards; authorizes issuance of new cards by DMV.
  • HB1582: Commonwealth Data Trust Advisory Council; established, sunset provision.
  • HJ77: Statewide dig once policy; CIT to study feasibility of policy.
  • HJ487: Commending Eileen Curtis.
  • HJ488: Commending Gordon Stokes.
  • HJ498: Commending Growing Kids Therapy Center.
  • HJ499: Commending Douglas Graney.
  • HJ500: Commending Barbara Sorenson.
  • HJ503: Celebrating the life of Chief Warrant Officer Edwin Linek, USN, Ret.
  • HJ507: Commending Natalie D. Robb.
  • HJ508: Commending the Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
  • HJ510: Commending Susan Ungerer.
  • HJ511: Commending Bringing Resources to Aid Women's Shelters.
  • HJ512: Commending Nancy Ruth Sherwood.
  • HJ554: Commending HealthWorks.
  • HB1078: Legal notices; advertisement of by certain towns.
  • HB1449: Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.
  • HB1593: Sales and use tax; personal hygiene products.
  • HB1594: Local election districts and precincts.
  • HB1595: Vehicle license fees and taxes, local; collection by counties and adjoining towns.
  • HB1649: Charter; Town of Herndon.
  • HB2186: Whole Woman's Health Act; performance of abortions.
  • HB2187: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks required, penalty.
  • HB2188: Firearms; civil liability for sale or transfer without a background check.
  • HB2189: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for feminine hygiene products.
  • HB2190: Wage or salary history; inquiries prohibited, civil penalty.
  • HB2314: Virginia Personnel Act; equal pay for equal work, policy of the Commonwealth.
  • HJ719: Study; Department of Labor and Industry; violence against health care professionals.
  • HJ953: Commending Penny Halpern.
  • HJ954: Commending Kurt O'Connor.
  • HJ955: Commending Blake G. Rose.
  • HJ956: Commending Brandon Eric Guyer.
  • HJ957: Commending Herndon High School.
  • HJ958: Commending Gabriel Filippini.
  • HJ959: Commending Steven L. Mitchell.
  • HJ960: Commending Arthur Anselene.
  • HJ961: Commending Holly DeVore.
  • HJ962: Commending David A. Kirby.
  • HJ969: Commending FAITH Social Services.
  • HJ1013: Commending Donna Tartt.
  • HJ1014: Commending the Herndon Children's Center.
  • HJ1026: Commending The Health Advantage Yoga Center.
  • HJ1045: Commending Mary K. Tuohy.
  • HB106: Charter; Town of Herndon.
  • HB199: Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality.
  • HB355: Forensic Science Board; membership.
  • HB509: Security of government information; creation of the position of Chief Information Security Officer.
  • HB1078: Advertisement of legal notices by certain towns.
  • HB1082: Driving privilege card; eligibility.
  • HB1225: Essential health benefits; abortion coverage.
  • HJ207: Commending ADAMS Compassionate Healthcare Network.
  • HJ395: Commending William Bates.
  • HJ416: Commending John Mosesso.
  • HJ421: Commending Justine Klena.
  • HR215: Commending the Sully Historic Site.
  • HR255: Commending the Herndon High School girls' basketball team.