Delegate James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

Photo of James Edmunds
Party
Republican
District
60: Counties of Campbell (part), Charlotte, Halifax, and Prince Edward [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Age
46
Website
friendsofjamesedmunds.com
Twitter
@http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/34334775.rss
Copatroning Habits
82% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 91% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 69% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
15.4% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

YourGV.com: SVHEC training center welcomes second cohort

February 21, 2017
Del. James Edmunds, a tobacco commission member, said, ?In order for Southern Virginia to compete globally, we have got to train our workforce for the future. This industrial maintenance/mechatronics program is a primary driver is making this a reality.

YourGV.com: County schools may get funding help from state

February 10, 2017
The only thing to cut is faculty, and no one wants to do that if possible, so we've come up with this supplement for rural areas,? said Delegate James Edmunds. The ?10-10-10? plan includes $9,033,300 allocated for districts that have fewer than 10,000 ...

Post-Bulletin: Could blaze pink be the new orange?

February 13, 2017
The House of Delegates unanimously passed a bill allowing hunters to wear blaze pink instead of blaze orange hunting apparel. "Blaze pink is proven to be more visible then blaze orange," said Del. James Edmunds, R-South Boston. He sponsored HB 1939, ...

YourGV.com: Barking up wrong tree for dog bill?

January 25, 2017
But this piece of legislation has not received the support of two area legislators with Del. James Edmunds saying he will not be voting in favor of the bill that hunting advocacy groups across Virginia have criticized for being poorly constructed and ...and more »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): 2017 Virginia Democratic House Candidates by District

February 10, 2017
The following lists Virginia's 100 House of Delegates districts, the percentage that Mark Warner won in 2014 against Ed Gillespie just to give an idea of the district's partisan ?lean? the geographic makeup of the district; and who the Democratic ...

These are all of the video clips of James Edmunds’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 31 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1938: Slingbow hunting; authorizes use to hunt small and big game.
  • HB1939: Hunting apparel; blaze pink.
  • HB2172: Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; members of board of trustees, powers and duties.
  • HB2254: Tobacco Board; composition, increases excise tax on bright flue-cured & type 21 dark-fired tobacco.
  • HB2255: Bear hunting; youth resident license.
  • HB2326: Specially constructed vehicles for general transportation purposes; registration.
  • HB2450: Hunting license; landowner to obtain a free license to hunt on own property.
  • HJ655: Commending the Halifax County Cancer Association.
  • HR383: Commending Barbara Haymes.
  • HR384: Commending Tri-County Community Action Agency.
  • HB146: Jury commissioners; list of persons qualified to serve as jurors.
  • HB1299: U. S. of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia; purchase of flags by public bodies.
  • HB1311: Snakes; DGIF may authorize use of snake exclusion devices by public utilities.
  • HJ228: Commending the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
  • HJ329: Celebrating the life of Michael Dean Tuck.
  • HJ369: Commending the Polynesian Voyaging Society.
  • HJ419: Commending Thomas Jones.
  • HJ420: Commending Falkland Farms.
  • HJ440: Celebrating the life of C. H. Lafoon.
  • HJ441: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William Pierce Hay, Jr.
  • HJ442: Celebrating the life of Howard Meredith Campbell.
  • HJ479: Commending the Town of Farmville.
  • HR179: Commending Anthony J. Muz, M.D.
  • HB1050: Soil & water conservation district; exempts certain signs from regulation as outdoor structures.
  • HB1120: Warning lights on privately owned vehicles; requirements relating to emergency response vehicles.
  • HB1507: Dan River; designating certain segment as State Scenic River.
  • HB2193: Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund; use of grant funds for battlefield preservation.
  • HB2226: State park master plans; update schedule.
  • HB2242: Hunting; requirement for person under age 12.
  • HB2300: Utility terrain vehicles; exemption from road-use restrictions when used in farming.
  • HB2319: Halifax County Board of Supervisors; election of an at-large member.
  • HJ873: Commending James Ronald Ennis.
  • HJ874: Commending Charles William McKay.
  • HJ891: Commending Nancy Pool.
  • HJ892: Celebrating the life of Robert Fielding Cage.
  • HR231: Commending the William Campbell Combined School golf team.
  • HB23: Warning lights on certain vehicles; members of fire depts., etc., may use no more than 2 systems.
  • HB1050: Soil & water conservation district; exempts certain signs from regulation as outdoor structures.
  • HB1102: Longwood University; removal of member of Board of Visitors.
  • HB1120: Warning lights on privately owned vehicles; requirements relating to emergency response vehicles.
  • HJ14: Commending the Virginia Department of Forestry.
  • HJ112: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Franklin Marshall Slayton.
  • HJ199: Commending Longwood University.
  • HJ201: Commending the Beaches to Bluegrass Trail initiative.
  • HJ257: Commending Heather Griles.
  • HJ358: Celebrating the life of Jack Leo Slagle.
  • HJ378: Commending Kenneth Hodges.
  • HJ5260: Commending the Halifax American Ponytails All-star softball team.
  • HJ5261: Commending North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HR69: Celebrating the life of Donald David Snyder.
  • HR114: Commending Heather Griles.
  • HB8: Vessel accident; requires passengers 18 years of age or older to report, penalty.
  • HB2184: Hunting and fishing; authorizes Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue trip licenses.
  • HB2185: Water supply impoundment facilities; creates an exemption to existing provision.
  • HB2220: Banister River; designates a portion of as a component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
  • HJ785: Celebrating the life of John White Campbell, M.D.
  • HJ786: Commending Heather Griles.
  • HJ836: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Steven Michael Cassada.
  • HJ845: Commending H. L. Myers.
  • HJ846: Commending Raymond Shelton.
  • HJ967: Celebrating the life of Major General Carroll Thackston, USA (Ret.).
  • HR157: Celebrating the life of Tucker Carrington Watkins IV.
  • HB7: Bicycles; riders approaching intersection controlled by traffic lights need not to wait two minutes.
  • HB8: Vessel accident; requires passengers 18 years of age or older to report, penalty.
  • HB12: Boating; operator of a vessel to report accident to law enforcement, notification to DGIF, penalty.
  • HB118: Vessel accident; requires operator who damages property in a collision, etc., to report, penalty.
  • HB1127: Charter; Town of Virgilina.
  • HJ483: Celebrating the life of Herbert W. Guthrie.
  • HJ493: Commending William R. Snead.
  • HJ494: Commending Annin Flagmakers.
  • HB1527: Firefighters; exemption from jury service.
  • HB2371: Real property tax assessment; notice to be published in newspaper 30 to 45 days prior.
  • HB2372: Flashing amber warning lights; state vehicles performing environmental functions to be equipped.
  • HB2406: Charter; Town of South Boston.
  • HB2407: Charter; Town of Halifax.
  • HJ548: Celebrating the life of William Alexander Williamson.
  • HJ894: Celebrating the life of Sarah Elizabeth Umphlette Bane.
  • HB380: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; criteria for awarding grants and loans.
  • HB600: Criminal justice training academies; locality may eliminate requirement to contain word training.
  • HB1283: Shed antlers; allows a person to possess.