Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Photo of Jennifer McClellan
Party
Democratic
District
9: Charles City County (All), Henrico County (Part), Richmond City (Part), Hanover County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2017
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Local Government, Transportation
Website
jennifermcclellan.com
Twitter
@JennMcClellanVA
Copatroning Habits
60% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 69% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
17.6% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Roundtable set to remember King's visit to Suffolk:

July 13, 2018
  Suffolk News-HeraldFull coverage

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Beloved Community Conversations to be at High Street Baptist July 11:

July 9, 2018
  Chatham Star-TribuneFull coverage

Fifty-five years later, panelists, attendees reflect on MLK's vision for 'beloved community':

July 11, 2018
  GoDanRiver.comFull coverage

New monument highlighting historic African Americans in the works for Brown's Island:

July 10, 2018
  8NewsEmancipation Proclamation Monument Planned For 2019  Community Idea StationsFull coverage

New monument highlighting historic African Americans in the works:

July 11, 2018
  WVNS-TVFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Jennifer McClellan’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 240 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB100: New sentencing hearing; abolition of parole.
  • SB101: Family life education; age-appropriate elements of effective programs.
  • SB287: Statewide Trauma Registry; spinal cord injuries.
  • SB288: Firearms; reporting when lost or stolen.
  • SB289: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; public documents, redactions.
  • SB290: Affordable dwelling unit ordinances; program to address housing needs.
  • SB291: Motor Vehicles, Department of; electronic services.
  • SB292: Abortion; funding in cases of rape or incest.
  • SB293: Controlled substances and devices, certain; Board of Pharmacy may issue limited license to dispense.
  • SB353: White Oak Technology Park; conveyance of property in Henrico County.
  • SB354: Certificate of public need; establishing new ambulatory surgery center in Planning District 15.
  • SB355: Richmond, City of; designates areas that constitute service territory for natural gas utility.
  • SB356: Richmond, City of; amending charter, creates office of the inspector general.
  • SB357: Death certificates; electronic filing required.
  • SB358: Voter registration; notice and public access not required for certain voter registration events.
  • SB359: Driver education courses; instructor qualifications.
  • SB360: Firearms, etc.; permitted events.
  • SB455: Opioid addiction; clinics for treatment.
  • SB456: School personnel survey; Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop & make available annually.
  • SB734: Custodial interrogations; length, recording.
  • SB906: Master barber; creates occupational title, issuance of license.
  • SB907: Health insurance; coverage for contraceptives.
  • SB908: Electric vehicle charging stations; local and public operation.
  • SB909: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
  • SB910: Abortion; a pregnant person has a fundamental right to obtain.
  • SJ38: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • SJ42: Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribe of Virginia; extends state recognition within the Commonwealth.
  • SJ145: Commending the Honorable James C. Dimitri.
  • SJ146: Commending George H. Hettrick.
  • SJ163: Celebrating the life of Corine Brown Bennett.
  • SJ166: Commending Clarence M. Dunnaville, Jr.
  • SJ167: Commending Guy Kinman.
  • SJ185: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Eddie Lee Perry, Sr.
  • SJ203: Celebrating the life of Grace Victoria Edmondson Harris.
  • SJ204: Celebrating the life of James Henry Bowman.
  • SJ205: Commending Juliette S. Hamilton.
  • SJ206: Celebrating the life of Mattie Jefferson Shepperd Trower.
  • SJ249: Celebrating the life of Neilson Jay November.
  • SB1475: Family life education; changes to curriculum guidelines and curricula.
  • SB1476: Education, Department of; training for hearing officers in teacher dismissal hearings.
  • SB1477: Students with blindness or visual impairments; evaluation of students, Braille instruction.
  • SB1478: Restitution; modification of terms and conditions of payment plan.
  • SB1493: Northern Va. Community College, et al.; computer science training, etc., for public school teachers.
  • SB1494: Transportation network company; brokers allowed to arrange rides with TNC.
  • SB1519: Meningococcal conjugate; immunizations, requirement of one dose before child enters sixth grade.
  • SJ317: Celebrating the life of Clarence L. Townes, Jr.
  • SJ391: Celebrating the life of Adelaide Marie Payne Griffin.
  • SJ392: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967).
  • SJ393: Commending Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church.
  • SJ394: Commending the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work.
  • SJ395: Commending the Richmond Free Press.
  • SJ396: Celebrating the life of John Robert Rilling.
  • SJ427: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Virginia's Underwood Convention of 1867.
  • SJ429: Commending Rho Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • SJ447: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967).
  • HB483: Judicial authorization of treatment; adults incapable of making a decision.
  • HB484: Custodial interrogations; recording by law-enforcement officer.
  • HB485: Assault; person charged with simple assault against family or household member.
  • HB486: Compulsory school attendance cases; prosecution by attorneys for the Commonwealth.
  • HB487: School resource officers; those employed pursuant to School Resource Officer Grants Program.
  • HB488: Status offenders; willful and material violation of court order or terms of probation.
  • HB489: Sexual assault evidence; collection and storage.
  • HB490: Workers' compensation; cost of living supplements.
  • HB491: Marriage license; authorization for marriage officiant.
  • HB492: Pregnant woman; coercion related to birth of child prohibited.
  • HB702: Health benefit plans; prescription drugs, tiers.
  • HB703: Legal age for marriage; emancipation petitions for minors intending to marry, etc.
  • HB704: Electronic communications; disclosure, verification and admissibility of contents.
  • HB705: Campaign finance; campaign fundraising prohibited during certain periods.
  • HB838: Professions, occupations, and trades; applicant's criminal history.
  • HB839: State Library Board; retention of surveillance videos.
  • HB857: Lobbyist disclosure; clarifies definition of gift.
  • HB860: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; public access to requests for opinions.
  • HB861: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; extension of filing deadlines.
  • HB862: Conflicts of Interests Acts, State and Local Government and General Assembly; prohibited gifts.
  • HB1388: State agencies; review of potential anti-competitive actions and promulgation of regulations.
  • HJ258: Celebrating the life of Allix Bledsoe James.
  • HJ455: Celebrating the life of Margaret Edwina Clay Crews.
  • HJ456: Celebrating the life of Hilda Y. Warden.
  • HJ459: Celebrating the life of Alicia C. Rasin.
  • HJ460: Celebrating the life of Gilbert L. Carter.
  • HJ461: Celebrating the life of Lettie Coleman Madison.
  • HJ463: Celebrating the life of the Reverend John Samuel Westbrook, Jr.
  • HJ464: Celebrating the life of Geraldine R. Johnson.
  • HJ465: Celebrating the life of Noah Purcelle Brown.
  • HJ466: Celebrating the life of Joyce Slavin Scher.
  • HJ467: Celebrating the life of Stephanie Rochon.
  • HJ468: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Leonard W. Lambert, Sr.
  • HJ484: Commending the Junior League of Richmond.
  • HJ485: Commending Virginia Capitol Connections.
  • HJ486: Commending the Reverend Charles Robinson Philips.
  • HJ488: Celebrating the life of Willis F. Davis III.
  • HJ489: Commemorating the life and legacy of Gregory Hayes Swanson.
  • HJ504: Celebrating the life of James H. Whiting.
  • HR241: Commending Virginia Engine Company No. 9.
  • HR244: Celebrating the life of Julia Melton Thornton.
  • HB716: Trafficking in persons; penalties.
  • HB717: Income tax, state; deduction for mental health professionals volunteering at community services bds.
  • HB1943: Custodial interrogations; audiovisual recording by law enforcement.
  • HB1944: Court-appointed counsel; revises method for determination of indigency.
  • HB1945: Domestic violence leave for employees.
  • HB1946: Administrative subpoenas; electronic communication services.
  • HB1947: Virginia Independent Ethics Review Commission; established.
  • HB1948: Prescription drugs; specialty tier coverage.
  • HB1950: Electric utilities; net energy metering programs.
  • HB1951: Child support; proportionate share of health insurance premiums.
  • HB1954: Sexual and Domestic Violence, Advisory Committee on; established.
  • HB1955: Cigarette laws; administration and enforcement.
  • HB1957: Juvenile records; DMV information released to certain persons.
  • HB2071: Service and Volunteerism, Advisory Board on; established to advise Governor and his cabinet.
  • HB2074: Alcoholic beverage control; beer to which spirits has been added.
  • HJ643: Celebrating the life of Edna H. McEachin.
  • HJ712: Commending the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education.
  • HJ715: Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
  • HJ718: Commending Westhampton College.
  • HJ733: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
  • HJ734: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps.
  • HJ818: Commending Fairfield Court Tenant Council.
  • HJ819: Commending the Richmond Amateur Radio Club.
  • HJ820: Commending Leadership Metro Richmond.
  • HJ821: Commending Ginter Park Terrace Historic District.
  • HJ822: Commending Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc.
  • HJ823: Celebrating the life of S. Dallas Simmons.
  • HJ824: Celebrating the life of Garfield Ford Childs, Jr.
  • HJ825: Celebrating the life of Robert Douglas Jones.
  • HJ827: Celebrating the life of W. Scott Street III.
  • HJ876: Commending the Community Church of God in Christ.
  • HJ883: Celebrating the life of Claudia Emerson.
  • HJ935: Commending the Virginia Council for Private Education.
  • HJ936: Commending Moore Street Missionary Baptist Church.
  • HJ937: Commending the Reverend Dr. Alonza Lee Lawrence.
  • HB716: Trafficking in persons; penalties.
  • HB717: Income tax, state; deduction for mental health professionals volunteering at community services bds.
  • HB718: Personal action for injury to person; malpractice against health care provider, failure to report.
  • HB719: Long-term care insurance; notice of lapse or termination of policy, reinstatement.
  • HB720: School board policy, local; employee lactation support.
  • HB721: Insurance; employees of localities.
  • HB722: Methadone clinics; location near schools and day care centers, exemptions for existing facilities.
  • HB723: Sentence credits; drug-related felonies.
  • HB724: Writ of actual innocence; biological evidence, petitioners pro se.
  • HB725: Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure, increases membership.
  • HB726: Students; suspension and expulsion, continuation of curriculum.
  • HB740: Dogs; killing or injuring livestock or poultry, animal control officer to seize dog committing.
  • HB743: Mental health; prohibition of firearms.
  • HB916: Information Technology Advisory Council (ITAC); consumers access to records.
  • HB1186: Health insurance; essential health benefits, abortion coverage.
  • HB1187: School Safety, Virginia Center for; bullying.
  • HJ87: Violence and bullying in workplace; Department of Labor and Industry to study.
  • HJ88: Celebrating the life of Colonel Frank Samuel Duling, Jr., former City of Richmond Chief of Police.
  • HJ89: Commending the Reverend Dr. Earl Leslie Bledsoe.
  • HJ128: Commending William C. Hall, Jr.
  • HJ129: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. George Shedrick Taylor.
  • HJ130: Celebrating the life of Richard John Savage.
  • HJ131: Commending Alice Tousignant.
  • HJ156: Commending the 2nd Street Festival.
  • HJ180: Celebrating the life of Dr. James Finnemore McClellan, Jr.
  • HJ207: Celebrating the life of Mary Belvin Turner.
  • HJ345: Commending Fifth Baptist Church Veterans Ministry.
  • HJ346: Commending United Network for Organ Sharing.
  • HJ347: Commending ChildSavers-Memorial Child Guidance Clinic.
  • HJ387: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  • HJ486: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Benjamin Joseph Lambert, III.
  • HJ5073: Commending Karl E. Peace.
  • HJ5076: Commending the Reverend Dr. Willie Woodson.
  • HJ5127: Commending Lillie Hinnant-Willis.
  • HJ5151: Celebrating the life of John Linwood Bourne, Sr.
  • HJ5152: Celebrating the life of Jack J. Green.
  • HJ5153: Celebrating the life of Melanie Gerheart.
  • HJ5173: Commending Jack O. Lanier.
  • HJ5247: Commemorating the life and legacy of Maggie L. Walker.
  • HJ5248: Commending the Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.
  • HJ5251: Commending Virginia Union University.
  • HR49: Celebrating the life of Richard John Savage.
  • HR50: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. George Shedrick Taylor.
  • HR51: Commending William C. Hall, Jr.
  • HB365: Student suspension or expulsion from school; requires superintendent to ensure continued education.
  • HB366: Suspension and expulsion; prohibits instances of disorderly or disruptive behavior offenses.
  • HB1165: Richmond Metropolitan Authority; may establish and maintain police department, etc.
  • HB1837: Divorce cases; conduct an ore tenus hearing.
  • HB1838: Insurance agents; agent whose license has been revoked, may not be employed by agent or agency.
  • HB1869: Long-term care insurance; notice of lapse and reinstatement.
  • HB1871: Bullying; defines term, school boards shall include policies & procedure in code of student conduct.
  • HB1872: Investments; qualification for tax credits, clarifies meaning of funding portal, guidelines.
  • HB1873: Health information technology; health benefit exchange participants.
  • HB1874: Medical malpractice; statute of limitations.
  • HB1875: Community Colleges, State Board for; faculty member added to board of visitors and State Board.
  • HB1876: Sterilization operations; for persons 18 years of age or older and capable of informed consent.
  • HB1989: Parole; earned sentence credits.
  • HB1991: Prostitution; disposition of minors.
  • HB1992: State grievance procedure; review of hearing decisions.
  • HB2059: Landlords; reduces amount of income tax credits that may be issued each fiscal year by DHCD.
  • HB2211: Stalking; Class 6 felony for conviction of second offense within five years of prior conviction.
  • HB2273: Enterprise Zone Grant Program; redesignation of certain joint enterprise zones.
  • HJ649: Commending The C.F. Sauer Company.
  • HJ650: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.
  • HJ692: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • HJ759: Commending Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., on its centennial anniversary.
  • HJ760: Commending Steven Allan Spielberg.
  • HJ872: Commending Ebenezer Baptist Church.
  • HR154: Commending the Urban League of Greater Richmond Young Professionals Network.
  • HR191: Commending Robert T. Skunda.
  • HR192: Commending Martha Rollins.
  • HR212: Commending Don and Norma Pierce.
  • HB354: Benefit limited liability companies; purpose is to create general public benefit.
  • HB355: Automobile insurance policies; use of credit and driving record information.
  • HB356: Check cashing fees; collection and dissemination of information.
  • HB357: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange Authority; created.
  • HB358: Tax amnesty program; expands scope of City of Richmond to include local taxes and accrued interest.
  • HB359: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; prescribe terms under which licensed brewery may manufacture beer.
  • HB360: Methamphetamine precursors; acceptable identification to purchase.
  • HB361: Stalking; enhanced penalties.
  • HB362: Garnishment; corrects form listing exemptions.
  • HB363: Protective orders; animals.
  • HB364: Criminal history record information check; record check to be performed on prospective transferee.
  • HB365: Student suspension or expulsion from school; requires superintendent to ensure continued education.
  • HB366: Suspension and expulsion; prohibits instances of disorderly or disruptive behavior offenses.
  • HB367: Education, Department of; shall annually publish disciplinary offense and outcome data.
  • HB1033: Protective orders, permanent; provides circuit court jurisdiction to hear petitions to modify.
  • HB1165: Richmond Metropolitan Authority; may establish and maintain police department, etc.
  • HB1166: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; reporting requirements to State Corporation Commission.
  • HB1197: Firearms; failure to report those lost or stolen, penalties.
  • HJ62: Methamphetamine precursors; Virginia State Crime Commission to study regulation of sale.
  • HJ63: Composite Index Local Ability to Pay; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ64: Virginia General Assembly; recognizing African American members elected during Reconstruction.
  • HJ65: Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.
  • HJ66: Public schools; JLARC to study suspension and expulsion practices, etc.
  • HJ192: Celebrating the life of Sophie Ann Relson Salley.
  • HJ194: Celebrating the life of Richard P. Kern.
  • HJ219: Celebrating the life of Mary Ann Gaudette Buffington.
  • HJ296: Celebrating the life of Frances Wood McClenney.
  • HJ304: Commending Boaz & Ruth, Inc.
  • HJ305: Commending Union Presbyterian Seminary on the occasion of its 200th anniversary.
  • HJ380: Commending the Sinomlando Centre for Oral History and Memory Work
  • HJ419: Commending the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program.
  • HJ428: Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Reverend John Jasper.
  • HJ446: Commending the Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies.
  • HJ470: Celebrating the life of Thomas Raysor Salley, Jr.
  • HJ513: Commending Grace Edmondson Harris.
  • HJ523: Celebrating the life of Ivan Benton McEachin, Jr.
  • HJ5025: Commending the Virginia Commonwealth University 2011-2012 men's basketball team.
  • HB216: Assault and battery against a family or household member; protective order, penalty.
  • HB219: Adverse possession; abolition.
  • HB259: Transportation-disadvantaged persons; requires State to develop plans to assist.
  • HB261: Low-profit limited liability companies; definition.
  • HB1667: Presidential primary; moves date to first Tuesday in March.
  • HB1668: Community revitalization fund; City of Richmond to establish fund for preventing deterioration.
  • HB1669: Firearms; criminal records check be performed at a gunshow before vendor may transfer.
  • HB2127: Income tax, state; deduction for certain volunteer services.
  • HB2293: Alcoholic beverage control; restricted sale of malt beverages.
  • HB2294: Unemployment compensation; eliminates requirement that certain benefits be reduced by 50 percent.
  • HB2356: Stalking; enhanced penalties.
  • HB2357: Unemployment compensation; eliminates requirement that certain benefits be reduced by 50 percent.
  • HB2358: Benefit corporations; definition, requirements.
  • HB2359: Study; Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay; report.
  • HB2360: Income tax, corporate; tax credit to employers that provide employee transportation assistance.
  • HB2361: Child abduction; money, property, etc., owned by person are subject to lawful seizure, etc.
  • HB2362: Restricted license; court to issue to travel to and from jail when defendant is on work release.
  • HJ681: Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ780: Commending the Mosby Spartans.
  • HJ796: Celebrating the life of Janie E. Bowen.
  • HJ800: Commending the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance on its 30th anniversary.
  • HJ853: Celebrating the life of Stephen Gregory Barker.
  • HJ940: Celebrating the life of Laird Peterson.
  • HJ953: Commending St. John's Church on its 400th anniversary.
  • HB216: Assault and battery against a family or household member; protective order, penalty.
  • HB217: Absentee ballot lists; SBE to provide an electronic copy of applicant list to any political party.
  • HB218: Stalking; enhanced penalties.
  • HB219: Adverse possession; abolition.
  • HB257: Homebound instruction services; Board of Education shall review its regulations.
  • HB258: Individual health insurance coverage; expands scope of who is eligible.
  • HB259: Transportation-disadvantaged persons; requires State to develop plans to assist.
  • HB260: Insurance; SCC to require person to make restitution if improperly withholds money.
  • HB261: Low-profit limited liability companies; definition.
  • HB312: Building Code; appeals to local board and State Technical Review Board.
  • HB313: Industrialized Building Safety Law; appeals to State Building Code Technical Review Board.
  • HB314: DNA data bank; DFS to receive samples of human biological evidence to analyze, etc., results of DNA.
  • HB315: Health insurance; continuation of group health coverage upon termination of eligibility.
  • HB316: VRS; permits general registrars to retire with 20 years at an unreduced allowance at age 50.
  • HB317: Group health insurance; enrollment opportunities.
  • HB762: State song; designates 'O Virginia' by Pauline and Pauron Wheeler to be adopted.
  • HB763: Charter; City of Richmond.
  • HB764: Income tax credits; landlords participating in housing choice voucher programs.
  • HB796: Richmond, City of; tax amnesty program established.
  • HB1216: Public defenders; supplemental compensation.
  • HB1234: Criminal history record check; required to transfer firearm from firearms show vendor.