Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly)

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Party
Democratic
District
87: Counties of Loudoun (part) and Prince William (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Appropriations, Counties, Cities and Towns, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Age
56
Website
johnbellfordelegate.com
Twitter
@DelegateJBell
Copatroning Habits
61% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 80% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 61% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
15.2% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Del. John Bell and family to hold public service for late son

January 31, 2019
  State Del. John Bell and his family are holding a public memorial open house to honor the late Joshua Bell, the son of Del. Bell and Annie Herndandez.

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Loudoun County supervisor Geary Higgins announces bid for state Senate

February 13, 2019
  Catoctin District Supervisor Geary Higgins announced Tuesday that he is running for the state Senate's 13th District seat being vacated by Republican Sen.

Richmond.com: Virginia lawmakers mourn the death of Delegate John Bell's son, Joshua

January 18, 2019
  Virginia legislators on Friday paid somber tribute to Joshua Bell, the adult son of Del. John Bell, D-Loudoun, who died Thursday.

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Divided state lawmakers shoot down Dulles Greenway proposal in Senate committee

January 31, 2019
  A Virginia Senate committee on Wednesday killed a bill to address toll price concerns and create distance-based pricing on the Dulles Greenway.

WSET: VA Restaurants could soon be allowed to advertise happy hour specials

January 23, 2019
  RICHMOND, Va. () -- Restaurants in Virginia could be allowed to advertise their happy hour specials soon! The Virginia Senate and the House of ...

Bills

  • HB1899: Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.
  • HB2067: Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • HB2068: Motor vehicle safety inspection; extends validity period for a new motor vehicle.
  • HB2069: Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.
  • HB2070: Energy saving products; tax deduction.
  • HB2071: Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracting, limitations.
  • HB2072: Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
  • HB2073: Alcoholic beverage control; happy hour advertising.
  • HB2074: Custody and visitation arrangements; presumption of equal time.
  • HB2075: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions.
  • HB2248: Pharmacy; practice, regulation by Board of Pharmacy.
  • HB2599: Public schools; prohibits use of seclusion and restraint.
  • HB2600: Va. Telephone Privacy Protection Act; joint liability of seller & telephone solicitor for violation.
  • HB2667: Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; tolls, distance-based pricing program.
  • HJ642: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission, shortest split methodology.
  • HJ1070: Commending Sylvan Learning in Sterling.
  • HJ1073: Commending the Academies of Loudoun.
  • HJ1074: Commending Little Austria, LLC.
  • HJ1128: Commending the Loudoun Freedom Center.
  • HJ1129: Commending the Young Entrepreneurs Academy.
  • HJ1130: Commending Tim Hemstreet.
  • HR264: Commending the Freedom High School wrestling team.
  • HR266: Celebrating the life of William F. Casey, Jr.
  • HR277: Commending Richard DeSomma.
  • HR278: Celebrating the life of Ryan Murray.
  • HR305: Commending the National Conference Center's Project SEARCH team.
  • HR346: Commending Willard Intermediate School.
  • HR359: Commending Goshen Post Elementary School.
  • HR360: Commending Jai Kumar.
  • HR361: Commending the Freedom-South Riding High School girls' lacrosse team.
  • HR362: Commending the RoboLords robotics team.
  • HR363: Commending Duaah Hammad.
  • HR364: Commending Good Dog Rocky.
  • HR366: Commending Burgerim.
  • HR374: Celebrating the life of Russell Baker.
  • HR375: Commending the Freedom High School gymnastics team.
  • HR376: Commending Norman Duncan.
  • HR377: Commending the Rotary Club of Ashburn.
  • HB58: State agencies; use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on outdoor lighting fixtures.
  • HB59: Transportation, Department of; use of practical design methods.
  • HB89: Conditional rezoning proffers; affordable dwelling units.
  • HB90: Teacher grievance procedures; hearing, three-member fact-finding panel.
  • HB91: Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.
  • HB97: Virginia Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement, single or term contracts.
  • HB98: Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
  • HB107: Workers' compensation; disease presumptions, correctional officers.
  • HB108: Correctional officers; survey upon resignation, etc., report.
  • HB131: Health insurance; coverage for alternative pain management prescription drugs.
  • HB132: Controlled substances containing opioids; limits on prescription.
  • HB134: Value engineering; raises minimum project cost.
  • HB135: Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants.
  • HB258: Computer trespass; penalty.
  • HB268: Absentee voting; Intelligent Mail barcode required on return envelopes.
  • HB269: Virginia National Guard; state active duty pay.
  • HB279: RICO Act; computer crimes, penalty.
  • HB286: Food and drink sanitary requirements; exception for dogs in wineries.
  • HB646: Tethering animals; adequate shelter and space.
  • HB647: Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts.
  • HB709: Zoning; violation, penalties.
  • HJ8: Dulles Greenway; purchase of Greenway by VDOT.
  • HJ35: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission established, apportionment.
  • HJ243: Commending Air India.
  • HJ244: Commending the Potomac Falls High School girls' lacrosse team.
  • HJ259: Commending the J. Michael Lunsford Middle School Lego Lions.
  • HJ260: Commending Broad Run High School.
  • HJ261: Commending Loudoun County Public Schools.
  • HJ262: Commending Park View High School.
  • HJ263: Commending the Rock Ridge High School boys' tennis team.
  • HJ347: Commending the Freedom High School gymnastics team.
  • HJ348: Celebrating the life of Nabra Hassanen.
  • HJ418: Commending Sydney Wrighte.
  • HB1802: Companion animals; prohibits tethering of animals outdoors unless owner is outdoors.
  • HB1803: Workers' compensation; disease presumptions, correctional officers.
  • HB1804: Practical design standards for projects.
  • HB1805: School divisions, certain; development of plan to fund and phase in full-day kindergarten.
  • HB1806: Income tax subtractions and credits for investments in technology businesses.
  • HB1807: Teacher grievance procedures; hearing, three-member fact-finding panel.
  • HB1808: Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting.
  • HB1809: Computer crimes; penalties.
  • HB1880: Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
  • HB1881: Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; toll rate approval by State Corporation Commission.
  • HB1898: Controlled substances; limits on prescription containing opioids.
  • HB1899: Conditional rezoning proffers; affordable dwelling units.
  • HB1986: Computer trespass; penalty.
  • HB1988: Outdoor lighting fixtures; use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
  • HJ732: Commending the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company.
  • HJ733: Commending iFly Loudoun.
  • HJ734: Commending Sihan Sandhu.
  • HJ735: Commending the Freedom High School gymnastics team.
  • HJ736: Commending Mihika Dusad.
  • HJ749: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission, established, apportionment.
  • HJ753: Commending Women Giving Back.
  • HJ754: Commending the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
  • HJ755: Commending the Rock Ridge High School drama team.
  • HJ756: Commending the Freedom High School drama team.
  • HJ757: Commending the Park View High School boys' soccer team.
  • HJ758: Commending the Battlefield High School girls' soccer team.
  • HJ785: Celebrating the life of Anshul Chimaladinne.
  • HJ807: Commending Liberty Elementary School.
  • HJ822: Commending the Arcola Elementary School Chorus.
  • HJ870: Commending Juanita Velasco.
  • HJ888: Commending Rob Buswell.
  • HB533: Electrical transmission line siting; hearing requested by locality.
  • HB603: Veterans Services Foundation; Department of Veterans Services to provide support.
  • HB617: Concealed handgun permit; demonstration of competence.
  • HB630: Correctional officers; survey upon resignation, termination, or employment transition.
  • HB631: Tolling on Interstate 66.
  • HB632: Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
  • HB634: Payday loan offices and motor vehicle title loan offices; distance from military installation.
  • HB638: Higher educational institutions; public-private partnerships, wind and solar power.
  • HB639: Workers' compensation; disease presumptions, correctional officers.
  • HB745: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures, septic tanks.
  • HB746: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures, zoning and permitted uses.
  • HB796: Practical design standards; VDOT to employ standards for any highway system project.
  • HB798: School divisions, certain; development of plan to fund and phase in full-day kindergarten.
  • HB799: Income tax, state; subtractions and credits for investments in technology businesses.
  • HB808: Outdoor lighting fixtures; governmental agencies to use light-emitting diode (LED) lighting.
  • HB1352: Public elementary and secondary schools; teacher grievance procedures.
  • HB1353: U.S. of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia; purchase of flags by public bodies.
  • HB1354: Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting, etc.
  • HJ100: Dulles Greenway; Department of Transportation to study.
  • HJ101: Dulles Greenway; Department of Transportation to study feasibility of purchasing.
  • HJ117: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission, established, apportionment.
  • HJ397: Commending Rock Ridge Performing Arts.
  • HJ398: Commending Freedom High School.
  • HJ399: Commending the Save 50 Task Force.
  • HJ521: Commending Mudra Arts Center.
  • HJ525: Commending Boy Scout Troop 956.
  • HJ526: Commending the George Washington University School of Nursing.
  • HJ527: Commending the Loudoun County Public Schools Student Records Department.
  • HJ528: Commending Everybody Code Now!