Delegate Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)

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82: City of Virginia Beach (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2017
Courts of Justice, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
89% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 80% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 65% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Henrico Citizen: Religion influences politics but in different ways

May 4, 2017
Miyares said his religious background influenced which bills he supported during the General Assembly's 2017 session ? such as HB 1406, introduced by Del. Greg Habeeb, R-Salem. Although the bill was left in committee, it would have allowed nonviolent ...and more »

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Virginia Beach's Storm Water System is a Ticking Time Bomb

May 21, 2017
Virginia Beach's Storm Water System is a Ticking Time BombMeanwhile, Delegate Jason Miyares (R-82nd) has sought to address the issue with HB2320, though that bill, known as the Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction Act of 2017 (full text here), was unfortunately tabled due to funding concerns in Richmond.

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Delegate Jason Miyares On Lobby Day: Education Reform, Republican Politics, and JMU Dukes Football

January 18, 2017
Delegate Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) was the first Bearing Drift interview held on Lobby Day. In the interview, I talk to Delegate Miyares about Education Reform, Republican Politics, JMU Dukes football, his Shenandoah Valley political roots, and ...

Virginian-Pilot: Former star Stefanie Fee to be honored by Cox

May 18, 2017
House Delegate Jason Miyares will presents Fee with Commending Resolution HJ563 as an "expression of the General Assembly's admiration for her outstanding achievements as a member of Team USA," according to a release from Virginia Beach Schools ... Religion Shapes Virginia Politics In Different Ways

May 7, 2017
?We have a very rich, diverse General Assembly, and that's a good thing in the sense that we have so many people that come from so many types of backgrounds,? said Del. Jason Miyares, D-Virginia Beach. He said being raised in the Christian tradition ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Jason Miyares’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 7 video clips in all.


  • HB1447: Higher educational institutions; establishment of substance abuse recovery housing program.
  • HB1448: Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee.
  • HB1452: Higher educational institutions; graduation requirements, course in Western civilization, etc.
  • HB1489: Recordation tax; exemption for certain limited liability companies & limited/general partnerships.
  • HB1523: Substitute judges; appointment to district courts.
  • HB1871: Administrative Process Act; review of regulations by Joint Commission on Administrative Rules.
  • HB1892: Higher educational institutions, public; independent audit.
  • HB2175: Income tax, state; subtraction for military veterans with a service-connected disability.
  • HB2218: Public charter school applications and charter agreements; review by the Board of Education.
  • HB2242: DPOR; regulatory boards within the Department, expiration of regulations.
  • HB2297: Oyster planting grounds; Marine Resources Commission to post.
  • HB2298: Riparian planting grounds lease; eligibility.
  • HB2319: National Flood Insurance Program; participation by affected localities, report.
  • HB2320: Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction Act of 2017; established.
  • HJ562: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouse of disabled veteran.
  • HJ563: Commending Stefanie Fee.
  • HJ564: Commending Maurice Cullen.
  • HJ742: Commending Scott R. Park.
  • HJ810: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's 'Tear Down This Wall' speech.
  • HR141: Christian heritage; recognizes influence in Virginia.
  • HR272: Commending Miles Williams.
  • HR297: Christian heritage; recognizes influence in Virginia.
  • HR352: Commending the Reverend Nigel W. D. Mumford.
  • HR354: Celebrating the life of Sander George Dukas.
  • HB204: Marine Resources Commission; increases membership.
  • HB277: Heroin; manufacture, selling, etc., mandatory minimum sentence.
  • HB278: Prescription of opioids and benzodiazepines; urine drug screening.
  • HB316: Income tax, state; subtraction for military veterans with a service-connected, permanent disability.
  • HB451: Economic Opportunity for Virginians in Aspiring & Diverse Communities, Commission on; report.
  • HB640: Oyster leases; moratorium.
  • HB1265: Practitioner of medicine, osteopathy, etc.; limits on dispensing of certain drugs, penalty.
  • HB1370: High school; prohibition of certain level course grading policies.
  • HJ177: Anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS); condemnation.
  • HJ422: Commending First Colonial High School.
  • HJ458: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Antonin Gregory Scalia.
  • HR66: Celebrating the life of Wilbur Macon Whitson.
  • HR141: Recognizing the influence of Christian heritage in Virginia.
  • HR189: Commending Austin Haycox.