Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)

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82: City of Virginia Beach (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Courts of Justice, General Laws, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
82% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 70% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 62% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
12.5% in 2017
Recent Mentions in the Media

Letter: Thanks to Miyares:

March 5, 2018
  Virginian-PilotFull coverage

This tuition-control bill passed the House 99-0. Then it went to the Senate Finance Committee.:

February 20, 2018
  Richmond.comFull coverage

Public would've had mandatory input on proposed tuition increases but a Senate committee killed the bill:

February 20, 2018
  Virginian-PilotBill Dies, Forced Public Comment for College Tuition Raises  U.S. News & World ReportDrowning Puppies at Senate Finance  Bacon's RebellionFull coverage

Va. delegate: Medicaid expansion with conservative requirements would 'give people a hand up':

February 16, 2018
  WAVY-TVHouse budget would expand Medicaid  The Daily ProgressFull coverage

Gordon C. Morse: Lawmakers are at fault for college tuition increases:

February 25, 2018
  Virginian-PilotFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Jason Miyares’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 18 video clips in all.


  • HB51: Evidentiary hearings in the Supreme Court of Virginia; Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission.
  • HB71: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouse of disabled veteran.
  • HB94: Dog boarding establishments; group play, penalty.
  • HB95: Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty.
  • HB128: Court order; motion or petition for rule to show cause for violation.
  • HB166: Jurors; recording by microphotographic or electronic process.
  • HB167: Diploma seals; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
  • HB221: Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits; benefits & elig. requirements for disabled students.
  • HB229: Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2018; report.
  • HB247: Office of the Attorney General; debt collection fees.
  • HB248: REAL Parenting Pilot Program; DSS to establish.
  • HB249: Higher educational institutions, baccalaureate; fixed in-state tuition rates.
  • HB262: Protective orders; cases of family abuse, cellular telephone numbers or other electronic device.
  • HB288: Recordation tax; exemptions, certain limited liability companies & limited or general partnerships.
  • HB338: Medicaid; Training, Education, Employment, and Opportunity Program for able-bodied adult recipients.
  • HB697: Professional counselors; requirements for licensure, supervision of applicants.
  • HB792: Income tax, state; subtraction for military veterans with a permanent service-connected disability.
  • HB1363: Historic rehabilitation tax credit; expand availability of credit for project rehabilitating school.
  • HB1473: Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and fee increases, notice and public comment.
  • HB1474: Higher educational institutions, public; governing boards, educational programs.
  • HB1502: Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Testing Grant Fund and Program; created.
  • HJ6: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouse of disabled veteran.
  • HJ151: Commending the 1987 Washington Redskins replacement players.
  • HJ456: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Harry Robert Purkey.
  • HR10: Commending the Virginia Gentlemen Foundation.
  • HR36: Celebrating the life of Captain John G. Colgan, USN, Ret.
  • HR37: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant General Samuel Vaughan Wilson, USA, Ret.
  • HR38: Commending the Virginia Autism Project.
  • HR50: Commending Second Lieutenant Drew Borinstein, USMC.
  • HR61: Commending Eggleston Services.
  • HR62: Commending the Virginia Beach Emergency Response System: Emergency Communications, Fire, etc.
  • 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.