Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)

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39: Fairfax County (Part), Prince William County (Part) [map]
Took Office
December 2002
Left Office
January 2007
Copatroning Habits
58% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 53% of them are Republicans.
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  • SB122: Local electoral boards and general registrars; provides civil service status to the staffs thereof.
  • SB229: Campaign finance disclosure; reporting requirements.
  • SB231: Campaign finance disclosure; valuation of certain campaign contributions.
  • SB1025: Incapacitated adults; increase penalties for certain crimes against.
  • SB1026: Motor Vehicle Fuel Sales Tax; local-option to impose retail sales taxes on motor fuels.
  • SB1027: Extortion; withholding immigration document.
  • SB1028: United States flag; rules and regulations for displaying on interstate highways.
  • SB1029: Chief Information Officer; provide for security of state government electronic information.
  • SB1030: Credit reports; authorizes an individual to freeze access thereto.
  • SB1031: Energy facility; requirements for applicant.
  • SB1032: Accident reports; law-engorcement officers to report if use of cell phone was factor in accident.
  • SB1033: Personnel Act; hiring preference for veterans for employment with State.
  • SB1034: Elections; person challenging another's right to vote shall complete form indicating reason.
  • SB1035: Child restraint devices; raises booster seat age, prohibits certain in front seat.
  • SB1036: Child custody; virtual visitation through the use of various electronic communication equipment.
  • SB1037: Eminent domain; economic development.
  • SB1038: Public school contract employees; requires school boards to obtain data on convictions of crimes.
  • SB1039: Cellular telephones; prohibits use of for those under 18 years old while driving.
  • SB1040: Driver's license; makes violation of various restrictions primary offense if under 19 years old.
  • SB1041: Adoption laws; administrative changes.
  • SB1042: Towing and recovery operators; exemption from liability when rendering emergency assistance.
  • SB1043: DMV; to develop and distribute materials for parents of certain minors.
  • SB1044: Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; surviviors/dependents be admitted free.
  • SB1045: Immigration; powers of law-enforcement officers by agreement with Department of Homeland Security.
  • SB1046: Virginia Military Family Relief Fund; assistance after active duty.
  • SB1355: Driving under influence of alcohol; plea agreements in case resulting in physical injury to victim.
  • SB1356: Residential development; impact fees for public facilities related thereto.
  • SB1399: Rail and Public Transportation, Department of; transfers motor fuels retail sales taxes thereto.
  • SJ46: Immigrants; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of those undocumented.
  • SJ49: Constitutional amendment; funds for transportation purposes (first reference).
  • SJ376: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Fund and Transportation Trust Fund, etc. (first reference).
  • SJ377: Adoption; Department of Taxation to study current financial incentives in other states to support.
  • SJ378: Driver training programs; joint subcommittee to study revision of curriculum therefor.
  • SJ499: Celebrating the life of Corporal Nicholas P. Rapavi.
  • SJ500: Commending General John P. Abizaid.
  • SJ519: Commending Carlisle and Linda Bannister.
  • SJ520: Commending Lynbrook Elementary School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • SB121: Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents.
  • SB122: Local electoral boards and general registrars; provides civil service status to the staffs thereof.
  • SB123: Virtual visitation; visitation facilitated by e-mail, video conferencing, etc.
  • SB124: Highway construction funds; revises formulas used so such funds are alocated based on population.
  • SB125: Motor vehicle keys.
  • SB126: Highways; increases cost of maintenance & construction projects carried out by state employees.
  • SB127: Retail Sales and Use Tax; revenue to local transportation and education.
  • SB128: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: I VOTED.
  • SB129: Juveniles; if gang affiliated certain information to be released by any law-enforcement officer.
  • SB130: Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created.
  • SB131: Condemnation of property; public purpose may include economic development.
  • SB132: Utility service; prohibits disconnection if resident is in military and deployed.
  • SB133: Driver's license; operating vehicle with suspended license, penalty.
  • SB134: Towing & Recovery Operators, Board of; regulation of towing storage, and recovery of vehicles.
  • SB135: First responders; exempt from liability for rendering emergency care, etc.
  • SB136: Predicate criminal act; addition to list of crimes included in definition.
  • SB137: Driver's licenses, provisional; restriction on using cellular phones and wireless devices.
  • SB138: Real estate valuations; fair market value therefor.
  • SB139: Military Family Relief Fund; created, report.
  • SB140: Estate tax; conformity of state and federal statutes.
  • SB141: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; reorganizes and clarifies provisions in the act.
  • SB227: Campaign finance disclosure; changes amount of credit card charge reimbursable from petty cash.
  • SB228: Campaign finance disclosure; filing & reporting not to include tax exempt organizations.
  • SB229: Campaign finance disclosure; reporting requirements.
  • SB230: Campaign finance disclosure; increases amount that triggers reporting requirements.
  • SB231: Campaign finance disclosure; value of in-kind contributions to be divided equally among candidates.
  • SB532: Blue Star Memorial Highway; designating as portion of Old Keene Mill Road in Fairfax County.
  • SB533: Driver's licenses, provisional; restriction on using cellular phones and wireless devices.
  • SB534: Adoption laws; creation of putative father registry.
  • SB646: Primary elections; dates and procedures, date of June primary.
  • SB647: Stillbirth; modifies law relating to certificate of birth resulting therein.
  • SB670: Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of resource protection areas.
  • SJ46: Immigrants; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of those undocumented.
  • SJ47: Real ID Act of 2005, federal; joint subcommittee to study impact of implementation thereof.
  • SJ48: Electoral boards and registrars, local; joint subcom. to study administration of election process.
  • SJ49: Constitutional amendment; funds for transportation purposes (first reference).
  • SJ50: Highways; VDOT to study feasibility of limiting large, etc. vehicle use thereof during peak hours.
  • SJ51: Government databases and data communications; study adequacy of security.
  • SJ52: Commending Brian Hendricks.
  • SJ53: Support agencies, national; commending those that assist National Guard and Reserves.
  • SJ54: Celebrating the life of Lance Corporal Nicholas Cain Kirven.
  • SJ55: Commending Springfield American Legion Post #176 on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • SJ56: Commending Maya Davis.
  • SJ75: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; Board of Elections to continue its review thereof.
  • SJ150: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Dillon Miles Jutras.
  • SJ162: Celebrating the life of John D. Ringle.
  • SJ301: Commending the Southwestern Youth Association
  • SJ302: Commending Patrick McGroarty.
  • SJ303: Commending Colonel William Surles McArthur, Jr.
  • SJ304: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel Claude R. Kinsey, Jr.
  • SJ5007: Commending the Robinson Secondary School boys' swim and dive team.
  • SJ5051: Celebrating the life of Phyllis Tobias Felker.
  • SR502: Commending Saint Timothy School on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.