Senator 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
Website
jennifermcclellan.com
Twitter
@JennMcClellanVA
Copatroning Habits
61% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 70% 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

Augusta Free Press: Kosmo Machine Inc. to create 36 new jobs in Henrico County

August 19, 2017
?Kosmo Machine's decision to invest $1,000,000 to expand its Henrico operation will provide skilled manufacturing jobs, diversify our job base, and promote economic growth in our region,? said Senator Jennifer McClellan. ?I am pleased that the ...

Area Development Online: Kosmo Machine Expands Operations in Henrico County, Virginia

August 17, 2017
"Kosmo Machine's decision to invest $1,000,000 to expand its Henrico operation will provide skilled manufacturing jobs, diversify our job base, and promote economic growth in our region," said Senator Jennifer McClellan. "I am pleased that the ...and more »

Daily Press: General Assembly is no millionaire's club, but some are quite comfortable

July 28, 2017
General Assembly is no millionaire's club, but some are quite comfortableOur General Assembly isn't quite as much of a millionaire's club as Congress, but the latest round of statements of economic interests (compiled by the Virginia Public Access Project) that legislators have filed show some aren't doing too badly for ...

WWBT NBC12 News: Virginia Democrats denounce changes to Affordable Care Act

July 26, 2017
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, state Senator Jennifer McClellan, Delegate Delores McQuinn, Delegate Lamont Bagby, and NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Executive Director Tarina Keene held a press conference at Richmond City Hall, decrying efforts to ...

Richmond magazine (blog): Hero Stories

August 2, 2017
The state legislature has designated Ap, as Barbara Johns Day, to memorialize the anniversary of the Moton strike. State Sen. Jennifer McClellan, chairwoman of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, is spearheading a programming effort ...

These are all of the video clips of Jennifer McClellan’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 242 video clips in all.

Bills

  • 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.
  • HB1279: Public Procurement Act; certain amount of contracts to be awarded to small businesses, etc.
  • HB1280: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
  • HJ47: Commending the Ginter Park Residents' Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ51: Commending the Daily Planet on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ65: Commending Lillie Cox Branch.
  • HJ110: Commending the County of Henrico on the occasion of its 400th anniversary.
  • HJ111: Commending Fan Free Clinic on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ168: Commending John T. Whelan.
  • HJ271: Commending the Peter Paul Development Center on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • HJ279: Commending the "Richmond 34" on the fiftieth anniversary of the Thalhimers Department Stor
  • HJ416: Commending Pilgrim Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ469: Commending the North Richmond YMCA of Greater Richmond.
  • HJ470: Commending the Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HB329: Gift certificates; certain information required for those charged a fee.
  • HB331: Real estate; assessments on damaged or destroyed buildings.