Delegate John Bell (D-Chantilly)

Photo of John Bell
Party
Democratic
District
87: Counties of Loudoun (part) and Prince William (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Counties, Cities and Towns, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Age
54
Website
johnbellfordelegate.com
Twitter
@DelegateJBell
Copatroning Habits
60% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 78% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 59% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
3.4% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Caller: Virginia Governor Signs College Free Speech Bill | The Daily Caller

March 23, 2017
Terry McAuliffe, governor of Virginia has signed a bill protecting free speech at colleges into law. The decision comes amid the protesting and no-platforming.and more »

Fauquier Times: Events in Prince William County for Thursday, March 23 through ...

March 23, 2017
Prince William Valor Awards: All residents and businesses of Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park are invited. Master of ...and more »

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily: ?McAuliffe signs free speech bill

March 23, 2017
Del. Steven Landes (R-Weyers Cave), the bill's chief patron, said he hopes the bill will encourage a diversity of opinion and discussion at Virginia colleges. ?The goal is to try to promote free dialogue and expression of thoughts and ideas on college ...and more »

Loudoun Now: Adopted State Budget Leaves Loudoun Judgeship Unfunded

February 27, 2017
The General Assembly on Saturday adopted a revised two-year $107 billion budget that closed a $1.2 billion deficit while also restoring raises for state employees, continuing the expansion of mental health services and protecting education funding.

Loudoun Now: Letter: Del. John Bell, South Riding

December 11, 2016
Editor: Over the past several months, we have seen the heroin and opioid crisis balloon in the headlines in Virginia. During 2016, I've had a personal crisis that has followed in the footsteps of the national crisis. My son battles with opioid addiction.

Bills

  • 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 zoning 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!