Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

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Party
Democratic
District
53: County of Fairfax (part); City of Falls Church [map]
Took Office
January 1992
Left Office
January 2014
Website
delegatejimscott.com
Copatroning Habits
74% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 81% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 57% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Texas Tribune: Happy birthday to us — and to you, our members!

November 4, 2019 | 9:25 am
  

Los Angeles Times: Estancia High School adjusts football schedule after delay in replacing home-field turf

September 18, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

OCRegister: Newport-Mesa district getting back to the books with the opening of a new school year

September 3, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Los Angeles Times: Building projects keep Newport-Mesa busy as new school year draws near

August 31, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Los Angeles Times: High School Football Preview: Estancia will hit the road in 2019

August 28, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Jim Scott’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 28 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB980: Health insurance; time limit on submitting claims.
  • HB1267: Income tax, corporate; combined reporting requirements.
  • HB1361: Absentee voting; persons eligible to vote by absentee ballot.
  • HB1362: Election Day; designating as a state holiday.
  • HB1368: Jury duty; requires employer to excuse an employee for each day of service that exceeds three hours.
  • HB1408: Planning commissioners, local; removes requirement that members own real property.
  • HB1409: Motor fuels tax; converts rate of taxation from cents per gallon to a percentage rate.
  • HB1410: Firearms; possession of weapons following conviction of certain crimes, penalty.
  • HB1418: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB2210: Virginia Public Procurement Act; procurement of professional services.
  • HJ639: Celebrating the life of Edward Bernard Strait.
  • HJ640: Commending Walter L. Mess.
  • HJ641: Commending Benton Communications, Inc.
  • HJ805: Commending Jessie Thackrey.
  • HJ806: Commending PRS.
  • HJ933: Commending Susan E. Mittereder.
  • HJ969: Commending the Lynch family.
  • HB976: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; DSS to annually review amount of payment made to recipient.
  • HB977: Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibits discrimination employment based on sexual orientation.
  • HB978: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB979: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; adoption and enforcement of rules.
  • HB980: Health insurance; time limit on submitting claims.
  • HB981: Dead or missing child; failure by parent, etc., to report, penalty.
  • HB982: Crimes against incapacitated adults; penalty.
  • HB983: Motor fuels tax rate; converts rate from cents per gallon to a percentage rate.
  • HB984: Department of State Police; establishment of cold case searchable database.
  • HB985: Pawnbrokers and precious metals dealers; photograph required of person pawning, selling, etc.
  • HB1213: Virginia Condominium Act; removes cap on charges that unit owners' association may assess.
  • HB1267: Income tax corporate; combined reporting requirements.
  • HB1290: Pedestrians; posting of right-of-way signs in City of Falls Church.
  • HJ165: Commending WETA on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ166: Commending the Fairfax Choral Society.
  • HJ340: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Glenwood Paris Roane, Sr.
  • HJ417: Commending George C. Marshall High School.
  • HJ519: Commending Anthony H. Griffin.
  • HB285: Companion animals; court may include in protective order provisions prohibiting harm.
  • HB1143: Humane investigators; allows appointment thereof.
  • HB1144: Telecommuting; increases target for eligible state employee participation to 40 percent.
  • HB1373: Telephone service; telephone company to provide credit to subscribers affected by any outage.
  • HB1413: Motor fuels tax rate; converts rate of taxation from cents per gallon to a percentage rate.
  • HB1414: Campaign finance; contributions from entities, disclosure of controlling individuals.
  • HB1415: Campaign finance disclosure reports; reviews.
  • HB1509: Employment; prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.
  • HB1510: Pawnbrokers & precious metals dealers; records required to be maintained, daily electronic reports.
  • HB1511: Cold case searchable database; Superintendent of State Police may establish.
  • HB1512: Crimes against incapacitated adults; penalty.
  • HB1716: Protective orders; court may include in provisions prohibiting harm to companion animal, etc.
  • HB2099: Real estate settlements; disclosures may be provided electronically and overnight delivery.
  • HB2530: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; foreclosure on lien for unpaid assessments.
  • HJ849: Commending Longfellow Middle School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ859: Commending the Medical Care for Children Partnership.
  • HJ977: Commending Ron Dunlap.
  • HJ978: Commending Howard Herman.
  • HB285: Companion animals; court may include in protective order provisions prohibiting harm.
  • HB1051: Retail Sales & Use Tax; eliminates dealer discount for communications tax, state cigarette tax, etc.
  • HB1054: Health insurance; coverage funded by localities.
  • HB1142: Hate crimes; includes category of acts committed against person because person's sexual orientation.
  • HB1143: Humane investigators; allows appointment thereof.
  • HB1144: Telecommuting; increases target for eligible state employee participation to 40 percent.
  • HB1145: Animal cruelty; requires veterinarian to report.
  • HB1146: Firearms; possession by certain persons who have had parental rights terminated.
  • HB1147: Computer trespass; civil damages to include all eight statutory definitions thereof.
  • HB1148: Campaign finance disclosure reports; procedure for review thereof for certain candidates.
  • HB1149: Campaign finance; campaign, political, and out-of-state political committees to report name, etc.
  • HB1150: Retail Sales and Use Tax; any county or city to levy additional tax for education purposes.
  • HB1152: Foreclosure of affordable dwelling units; redevelopment & housing authority to purchase.
  • HB1153: Motor fuels tax; converts rates of taxation from cents per gallon to percentage rates.
  • HB1224: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; certain health clinics eligible to receive.
  • HB1373: Telephone service; telephone company to provide credit to subscribers affected by any outage.
  • HB1374: Manufactured Housing Licensing & Transaction Recovery Fund Law; dealer may retain damages.
  • HJ117: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • HJ131: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme; State Council of Higher Education to study.
  • HJ139: Celebrating the life of M. Catherine Wiant.
  • HJ140: Celebrating the life of Hugh Robert Morrison.
  • HJ170: Commending Virginia Task Force 1.
  • HJ268: Celebrating the life of Blackwell J. Hawthorne.
  • HJ272: Commending Verdia L. Haywood.
  • HJ277: Celebrating the life of Rabbi Richard Sternberger.
  • HJ322: Celebrating the life of Dr. James H.M. Henderson.
  • HJ336: Commending Rabbi Amy M. Schwartzman.
  • HJ391: Celebrating the life of JoAnne M. Jorgenson.
  • HB1596: Protective order; notification of service by local police department, sheriff's office, etc.
  • HB1597: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; makes localities' health care programs eligible to receive.
  • HB1660: Telework assistance; Director may advise and assist private employers upon request, report.
  • HB1661: Motor fuels tax; converts rates to percentage that shall be calculated by DMV Commissioner.
  • HB2380: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles.
  • HB2381: Protective orders; court may include therein provisions for protection of companion animals, etc.
  • HB2382: Governor's Advisory Board for National and Community Service; established.
  • HB2383: Tax and fee discounts and allowances; eliminates dealer tax and fee discounts and allowances.
  • HB2384: Safety belt ordinances; allows local body to enact consistent with state law.
  • HB2568: Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; disclosures.
  • HB2569: Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Law; limits amount of actual damages .
  • HB2668: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination when based on sexual orientation.
  • HB2669: Humane investigators; allows new appointments.
  • HJ704: Smart meter technologies; SCC to study advisability of increasing implementation in State.
  • HJ705: Higher education; joint subcommittee to study affordability in State.
  • HJ772: Celebrating the life of Charles A. Perlik, Jr.
  • HJ1029: Commending Gerry Connolly.
  • HJ1030: Commending Ed Strait.
  • HJ1034: Celebrating the life of Flora M. Crater.
  • HB36: Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice.
  • HB39: Wireless telecommunications device; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles.
  • HB40: Gas chambers; prohibits use thereof for animal euthanasia.
  • HB41: Motor fuels tax; modifies rates of taxation thereof.
  • HB42: Electoral College; votes therein shall be allocated by popular vote for President & Vice President.
  • HB43: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; review of reports for candidates.
  • HB44: Manufactured Housing Board; grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of a license.
  • HB898: Retail Sales and Use Tax; Exemptions include additional one-half percent authorized for localities.
  • HB899: Semiautomatic handguns; sale thereof, microstamping.
  • HB900: Value engineering; submission thereof to report to Division of Engineering & Buildings.
  • HB901: Employee benefits; provision for funding of employee's principal residence in City of Alexandria.
  • HB1053: Standards of Quality; increased positions for students having limited English proficiency.
  • HB1054: Involuntary mental health treatment; prohibition from purchasing, etc. firearms.
  • HB1055: Firearms; possession by certain persons who have had parental rights terminated.
  • HB1056: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB1057: Cockfighting; imposes penalty of Class 6 felony on any person who knowingly engages in venture.
  • HB1414: Concealed handgun permits; revocation upon notification of State Police.
  • HB1415: Health insurance; extension of coverage funded by localities.
  • HB1562: Alcoholic beverage control; allows transfer of ABC license for purchaser of a licensed premises.
  • HB1563: Telecommuting; Secretary of Technology report annually to General Assembly.
  • HJ349: Celebrating the life of Peter Don Rose.
  • HJ405: Commending the Viking Patrol of Falls Church.
  • HJ476: Celebrating the life of Edward Ching-Te Chao.
  • HJ562: Commending the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League.
  • HR26: Honoring Ira Noel Gabrielson.
  • HB1089: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; State Board of Elections to review reports of certain candidates.
  • HB2995: Campaign finance; disclosure of controlling individuals.
  • HB2996: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; procedure for review of reports for certain candidates.
  • HB2997: Motor fuels tax; modifies rates of taxation.
  • HB2998: Handguns; possession by certain persons who had parental rights terminated.
  • HB2999: Electoral College; votes to be allocated by popular vote for presidential elections.
  • HB3000: Firearms; possession thereof following certain criminal convictions.
  • HB3001: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason.
  • HB3002: Affordable housing; investment of funds.
  • HB3003: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; adds certain definitions, requirements, & clarifications .
  • HB3004: Animals; euthanizing by use of gas chambers prohibited.
  • HJ699: Prescription drugs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study accuracy of discard dates.
  • HJ780: Celebrating the life of Daniel E. McKeever.
  • HJ798: Commending the George Mason High School International Baccalaureate Program on its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ802: Celebrating the life of Augustus C. Johnson.
  • HJ915: Commending Saint James Catholic School.
  • HJ918: Commending the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments on its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ952: Celebrating the life of Adelard Lionel Brault.
  • HB1079: Office of Broadband Assistance; created.
  • HB1080: Telecommunications companies; access to customer information.
  • HB1081: Utility services; unlawful to tamper with meters to obtain use thereof without payment.
  • HB1082: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increase in certain localities.
  • HB1083: Commonwealth Telework Council; created.
  • HB1084: Standards of Quality; average teacher salary to be competitive nationally.
  • HB1085: Transportation Trust Fund; increases percentage of revenues flowing to Mass Transit Fund.
  • HB1086: Affordable housing; assessment of real property, consideration of limitations.
  • HB1087: Alcoholic beverages; allows for transfer of an ABC license upon application by bona fide purchaser.
  • HB1088: Campaign finance; special disclosure requirements for certain large contributions; civil penalties.
  • HB1089: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; State Board of Elections to review reports of certain candidates.
  • HB1090: Electoral College; allocation of votes.
  • HB1091: Animal euthanasia; use of gas chambers therefor prohibited.
  • HB1092: Officers of election; other officers excused from polling place in case of emergency.
  • HB1093: Prisoners; medical records to be provided thereto upon release.
  • HB1551: Assault and battery; when committed against family or household member in presence of child.
  • HB1552: Fair Housing Law; includes sexual orientation as an unlawful discriminatory housing practice.
  • HB1553: Individual income tax; senior citizen tax relief.
  • HB5014: Transportation funding for N. Va.; imposition of taxes and fees by localities for transportation.
  • HB5084: Motor fuels tax; changes rates of taxation.
  • HJ166: Higher education; joint subcommittee to study capital and infrastructure needs at institutions.
  • HJ184: Cold War Victory Day.
  • HJ190: Commending the Reverend Gary G. Pinder.
  • HJ235: Celebrating the life of Constantia Hommann Johnson.
  • HJ237: Commending Dewberry on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ427: Commending Marlene Blum.
  • HJ513: Commending Daniel E. Gardner.
  • HJ514: Commending the Falls Church News-Press on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
  • HJ515: Commending Dr. James N. Cooper.
  • HJ5018: Commending the Falls Church Housing Corporation.
  • HJ5025: Commending the George Mason University men's basketball team.
  • HJ5102: Commending H. Robert Morrison.
  • HJ5106: Celebrating the life of William Robert Perlik.
  • HJ5119: Celebrating the life of Josiah Horton Beeman.
  • HR38: Celebrating the life of Dr. Chauncey Frederick Levy.
  • HR41: Commending the George C. Marshall High School boys' basketball team.
  • HR42: Commending the Woodburn School for the Fine and Communicative Arts.