Delegate Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach)

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Took Office
January 2008
Left Office
January 2010
Copatroning Habits
58% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 65% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 55% of them are Democrats.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginian-Pilot: Democrat withdraws from Virginia House race, leaving an uncontested primary

June 7, 2017
Stolle, who beat Democrat Joe Bouchard to win his seat in 2009, had no opponents in his next three campaigns. Rose-Carmack, a 27-year-old Norfolk native and cabinetmaker, is making his first run for office. He said he's long been interested in politics ...


August 4, 2017
Coming of age in Michigan in the early '70s as Iggy and the Stooges pumped out the primal soundtrack, relocating to New York City in time to take in that city's own brand of weirdness, and eventually becoming a licensed NYC tour guide, showing folks ...

Virginian-Pilot: Navy plans to identify threat of sea level rise in Hampton Roads and how flooding affects areas around a base

October 8, 2016
?Cities have a strong motivation to do that because serious encroachment can lead to closure of a base in a (Base Realignment and Closure) round,? said former state Del. Joe Bouchard, a retired Navy captain who was once Norfolk Naval Station's ...and more » Buyer's Guide: Blue yster Cult

September 8, 2015
Buyer's Guide: Blue yster CultThe classic Blue yster Cult line-up ? vocalist/guitarist Eric Bloom, guitarist Donald 'Buck Dharma' Roeser, keyboard player/guitarist Allen Lanier, bassist Joe Bouchard and drummer Albert Bouchard ? recorded a string of big-selling albums between 1970 ... Reverse FISO (Forced Impromptu Speech Opportunity)

January 18, 2015
... normally are not afraid of public speaking, the impromptu speech can send waves of trepidation through one's mind. But, it is one thing for an instructor delegate this task to students and not face that fear themselves. Joe Bouchard is a ...

These are all of the video clips of Joe Bouchard’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 11 video clips in all.


  • HB1105: Outdoor advertising; local governments ability to limit or remove signs..
  • HB2411: Retail Sales and Use Tax; City of Virginia Beach entitled to certain.
  • HB2412: Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission sell and convey certain parcels to City of Va. Beach.
  • HB2413: Craney Island Disposal Area; constructing marine terminal with dredge material is authorized.
  • HB2414: Military Family Relief Fund; provides calculating taxable income for individuals receiving benefits.
  • HB2415: Technology Research Fund; robotics & unmanned vehicle systems, etc., to eligible research programs.
  • HB2416: Photo-monitoring systems; removes approval of VDOT of proposed intersections for system.
  • HB2417: Covenants regarding solar power; clarifies community associations may prohibit or restrict.
  • HB2418: Solar energy; optional provisions of subdivision ordinance.
  • HB2419: Fossil fuel; requires solid waste permit when using unamended coal combustion waste as land cover.
  • HB2420: Intermodal Planning and Investment, Office of; updates responsibilities.
  • HB2562: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts solar photovoltaic systems, solar thermal systems, etc.
  • HJ727: Veterans; JLARC to study ways to reduce homelessness among those in State.
  • HJ740: Commending Andrew Fine an Harry Lester.
  • HJ741: Commending Mary Russo.
  • HJ942: Commending Lynnhaven River NOW.
  • HR57: Commending the USO of Hampton Roads on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HB1104: Veterans services; changes references under powers and duties to Secretary of Public Safety.
  • HB1105: Outdoor advertising; local governments ability to limit or remove signs..
  • HB1235: Voting equipment; locking and securing after an election.
  • HJ157: State entities; Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability to study functions & authorities.
  • HJ158: Highway Trust Fund, federal; joint subcommittee to study impact on State of decline in funding.
  • HJ311: Commending Janet Zitt.
  • HJ6040: Commending Erika C. Hitchcock.
  • HJ6041: Commending Amanda Ash.