Senator Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)

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5: Chesapeake City (Part), Norfolk City (Part) [map]
Took Office
September 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Commerce and Labor, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Commerce and Labor, Privileges and Elections, Rehabilitation and Social Services, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
63% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 55% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
26.3% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$0.00 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Top 10 Donors
Verizon Good Government Club of Va Telecommunications Richmond $1,500
Dominion PAC Utilities Richmond $1,500
Altria Client Services Inc Tobacco, Consumer products Richmond $1,000
Va Credit Union PAC Financial Lynchburg $500
Va Society of Anesthesiologists Medical Richmond $500
VEA Fund Education Richmond $500
Wawa, Inc. Convenience Store PA $500
Va Beer Wholesalers Assn PAC Food & beverage - wholesale Richmond $500
AT&T Telecommunications TX $500
Appalachian Power Co Energy Company Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media 13News Now Investigates: ERC past due toll fees

April 27, 2015
Late last year, State Senator Kenneth Alexander from Norfolk asked Attorney General Mark Herring to investigate the legality of the $25 admin fee. A spokesperson from the AG office said there will be no comment while he's looking into the matter.and more »

Daily Caller: Virginia: Governor Terry McAuliffe Vetoes Several Pro-Gun Bills This Session

March 31, 2015
Senate Bill 948: Sponsored by pro-gun Senator Richard Stuart (R-28), SB 948 would prohibit the sharing of information on concealed handgun permit holders with law enforcement in states that do not have reciprocity agreements with Virginia. This ...and more »

WAVY-TV: Bill in General Assembly takes aim at PETA

February 3, 2015
A member of the committee, Senator William Stanley, a Republican from the 20th district, introduced Senate Bill 1381. It's cosponsored by Democratic Senator Kenneth Alexander from Norfolk. The bill aims to redefine the role of a private animal shelter ...and more »

Daily Press: Ethics reforms clear chambers, now to negotiate

February 10, 2015
Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr., R-James City, left, and Sen. Ryan McDougle, R-Hanover, right, confer before Norment presented SB1424, his bill dealing with ethics, during the floor session of the Virginia Senate at the State Capitol in ...and more »

Business Insider: Online gambling company GVC interested in 'something like' Bwin

March 23, 2015
SBC NewsOnline gambling company GVC interested in 'something like' Bwin(Reuters) - Online gambling company GVC Holdings Plc is in talks for potential acquisitions and "something like" rival would be of interest, Chief Executive Kenneth Alexander said. Consolidation activity in the gambling industry has gathered ...GVC reports ongoing growth in first quarteriGaming Businessall 17 news articles »

From the Legislator’s Website

Pilot on Politics

January 13, 2013

The State of Transportation

December 29, 2012

Better Health, Longer Life

August 16, 2012


  • SB616: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; elimination of Department, etc.
  • SB729: Credit life and credit accident and sickness insurance; reports.
  • SB781: Passing with a double yellow line; drivers allowed to pass a pedestrian, bicycle, skateboard, etc.
  • SB838: Armed forces member; immediate family of a member of armed forces may obtain state resident license.
  • SB881: Safety and Health Codes Board; establishment of Voluntary Protection Program.
  • SB895: Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Board of; clarifies definition of embalming.
  • SB896: Child labor laws; appeal procedures.
  • SB951: Dead bodies; disposition of remains or burial of decedent.
  • SB1024: Apprenticeship-related instruction.
  • SB1106: Veterans; unclaimed cremains.
  • SB1145: Local school board members; professional development.
  • SB1332: Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.
  • SB1333: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses.
  • SB1363: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created.
  • SB1364: Income tax, corporate; apportionment of income for manufacturers, exemptions.
  • SB1375: School boards; elections; City of Norfolk.
  • SJ87: Appalachian Cherokee Nation, Incorporated; General Assembly to extend state recognition.
  • SJ286: Commemorating the life and legacy of Benjamin Franklin Butler.
  • SJ314: Commending Thomas M. Little.
  • SJ315: Commending the Honorable Gwendolyn Jones Jackson.
  • SR79: Commending Palmer Stillman.
  • SR99: Celebrating the life of Bonnie Estelle McEachin.
  • SR105: Commending Frank Duke.
  • SB23: Conflicts of Interests Acts, State & Local Government and General Assembly; gifts, disclosures.
  • SB24: Downtown and Midtown Tunnels; use by law enforcement, school buses, emergency medical vehicles, etc.
  • SB26: Public comment and transparency; presentation of proposals to Committees of the General Assembly.
  • SB70: Insurer insolvencies; refunds of surplus funds.
  • SB90: Norfolk, City of; changes length of term for school board members.
  • SB91: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; comprehensive agreement.
  • SB198: Charter; City of Norfolk.
  • SB199: Service districts; different classifications of property may be taxed based on benefit received.
  • SB246: Funeral services; cremation.
  • SB304: Dead human bodies; establishes a process for disposition for unclaimed bodies.
  • SB403: Dead bodies; disposition.
  • SB404: Virginia Health Club Act; changes term health spa to health club throughout Act.
  • SB616: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; elimination of Department, etc.
  • SJ6: Commending Andolyn Medina.
  • SJ87: Appalachian Cherokee Nation, Incorporated; extends state recognition.
  • SJ94: Commending the Norfolk Chamber Consort on its 45th anniversary.
  • SJ110: Celebrating the life of Kathryn Brown Bibbins.
  • SJ127: Celebrating the life of Joshua P. Darden, Jr.
  • SJ5039: Commending Donald R. Buma.
  • SB699: Medical malpractice; expert witness certification, court may conduct an in camera review.
  • SB700: Taxes on fuels; issuance of bonds.
  • SB823: Writ of actual innocence; joint motion for petitions.
  • SB836: Fraud; court may vacate judgment of criminal conviction.
  • SB1147: Cemetery Board; resale of interment rights by churches or religious organizations.
  • SB1194: Juveniles; alleged to be truant, development of truancy plan.
  • SB1374: Schools; interventions for those denied accreditation and failing to demonstrate progress.
  • SJ271: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Yvonne Bond Miller.
  • SJ286: Commending the Lake Taylor High School football team.
  • SJ294: Public schools; encouraged to promote ideals, heroes, and successes of nonviolence.
  • SJ301: Celebrating the life of Leeser Boone Howell.
  • SJ326: Appalachian Cherokee Nation of Virginia; State recognition.
  • SJ333: Celebrating the life of Dr. Virginia R. Armstrong.
  • SJ395: Celebrating the life of Athaline S. Fisher.
  • SJ396: Commending Divine Baptist Church.
  • SR39: Celebrating the life of the Reverend John R. Briggs, Sr.
  • HB886: Truancy; Board of Education shall promulgate regulations to address.
  • HB887: Student suspension or expulsion from school; requires superintendent to ensure continued education.
  • HB888: Companion animals, tethering of; allows any locality to regulate by ordinance.
  • HB889: Tolls; collected for use of Midtown or Downtown Tunnels between Norfolk and Portsmouth.
  • HB890: Mortgage foreclosure; right to reinstatement.
  • HB891: Mobile infrared transmitters; violation of prohibition on operation of nonemergency vehicles.
  • HB892: Highway Construction Projects Trust Fund; established.
  • HB1125: Dead bodies; requires court authorization for locality to pay reasonable expenses for disposition.
  • HB1190: Workers' compensation; injured employee's choice of pharmacy providers shall not be restricted.
  • HB1297: Tolls; use to fund other facility.
  • HJ123: School attendance; Board of Education to study causes of chronic school absenteeism, etc.
  • HJ368: Commending Mary Lettie Toodle Norman.
  • HJ369: Commending Dr. Deborah M. DiCroce.
  • HR29: Commending Jeryl Rose Phillips.
  • HR581: Commending Irene Saunders Hoffler.
  • HB207: Police lineups; establishes a uniform procedure to be used by all law-enforcement agencies.
  • HB1385: Cemetery Board; exemptions from licensure.
  • HB1659: Funeral services; prerequisites for cremation.
  • HB1660: Special elections; filling vacancies in certain local offices.
  • HB1661: Disposition of dead bodies; payment of expenses.
  • HB1662: Prisoners; mandatory testing for human immunodeficiency virus.
  • HB1663: Mental health services; conditions for licensure of providers.
  • HB1664: Products liability; when cause of action accrues.
  • HB1665: Mortgage foreclosures; notices and reinstatement right.
  • HB2017: Death certificates; organ procurement organizations to determine suitability of organs for donation.
  • HB2018: Cemetery Board; establish requirements for resale of interment rights in cemetery, exemptions.
  • HB2452: Virginia Tort Claims Act; abolishes sovereign immunity up to maximum limits of statutory cap.
  • HJ581: Commending Cheryl Mathis.
  • HJ582: Commending Sentara Healthcare.
  • HJ583: Commending Josephine Demmons McBride.
  • HJ584: Celebrating the life of Edith R. Jones.
  • HJ585: Celebrating the life of Raymond H. Norman, Sr.
  • HJ586: Producer licensing examination candidates; Bureau of Insurance within SCC to collect information.
  • HJ858: Commending WHRO on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HR68: Celebrating the life of Joseph Robert Brooks, Jr.
  • HB200: Service districts annual tax; shall only be levied upon specific classification of real estate.
  • HB201: Human remains; proper handling by funeral establishment.
  • HB202: Campaign finance disclosure; person filing to attach a copy of most recent bank statement.
  • HB203: Wrongful incarceration; definition, compensation.
  • HB204: Customer telecommunications services; authorization and verification for products on telephone bill.
  • HB205: Residential property insurance; duty of insurer to repair damages.
  • HB206: Aboveground liquid fertilizer storage tanks; requires localities to adopt ordinance that regulates.
  • HB207: Police lineups; establishes a uniform procedure to be used by all law-enforcement agencies.
  • HB215: Campaign telephone calls; prohibits campaign person from falsifying identification information.
  • HB318: Manufacturing facility; expands definition to include those used in creation of intangible property.
  • HB319: Funeral services; prerequisites for cremation.
  • HB937: Boiler and pressure vessels; fees for certification.
  • HB1385: Cemetery Board; exemptions from licensure.
  • HJ48: Hunger and malnutrition; joint subcommittee to study extent and cost thereof in State.
  • HJ231: Commending Irvin Lewis Powell.
  • HJ232: Commending Lester L. Burnett.
  • HR27: Celebrating the life of Lucias T. Mitchell.
  • HR28: Celebrating the life of Robert Ratliff.
  • HB215: Real estate tax; classification of residential property.
  • HB2219: Qualified voter; definition of residence.
  • HB2220: Animal control officers; localities may raise cap on salaries.
  • HB2221: Federal write-in absentee ballots; witness requirement.
  • HB2222: Limited liability companies; domestications and cancellations thereof.
  • HB2495: Child labor; permits children 17 years of age satisfying enumerated criteria to drive automobiles.
  • HB2496: Early voting pilot projects; State Board of Elections to establish for general elections in 2010.
  • HB2499: Aerospace Advisory Council; adds Director of Space Grant Consortium to serve as ex officio.
  • HB5009: Claims; Arthur Lee Whitfield.
  • HJ774: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Jeremiah Emmanuel McNeal.
  • HJ1039: Celebrating the life of Levi E. Willis, Sr.
  • HB196: Accident and sickness insurance, group; coverage for full-time students.
  • HB215: Real estate tax; classification of residential property.
  • HB216: Organs and tissue, transplantable; consent to remove.
  • HB217: Tethering of animals; makes certain acts associated therewith Class 3 misdemeanor.
  • HB577: Campus police; report of certain incidents to local law-enforcement agency.
  • HB673: Animals; clarifies several standards of welfare.
  • HB674: Aging, Department for; four-year plan therefor, report.
  • HB1317: Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels of previously filled lands.
  • HB1422: Cemeteries; access thereto located on private property.
  • HB1423: Cemeteries; purchasing property containing private cemetery shall not be moved, relocated, etc.
  • HB1545: Consumer Protection Act; advertising at price after rebate.
  • HJ222: Celebrating the life of John T. Fisher, Jr.
  • HJ226: Commending the Jewish families of Berkley, Virginia.
  • HJ342: Commending the Norfolk Botanical Garden on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
  • HJ438: Commending Vandeventer Black LLP on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • HJ453: Celebrating the life of Sergeant William R. Howdeshell.
  • HB155: Residential property; permits localities to tax at a lower rate.
  • HB1299: Preneed Funeral Contract Recovery Fund; created.
  • HB1300: Funeral services licensees, funeral directors, and embalmers; continuing education requirements.
  • HB1302: Life insurance; payment of benefits to designee of beneficiary.
  • HB1622: Accident and sickness insurance, group; student medical leave of absence.
  • HB1635: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption of police officers of Norfolk Airport Auth.
  • HB1642: Voter registration records; clarifies duties of general registrars and State Board of Elections.
  • HB1658: Real property; survey of property required when purchased by public bodies.
  • HB1730: Real property; establishes separate classes for purposes of taxation rates.
  • HB2098: Tethering of animals; certain acts associated therewith Class 3 misdemeanor.
  • HB3052: Election officers; appointment of high school students age 16 or older to serve as interns.
  • HB3123: Housing authorities; must hold at least one public hearing to receive views of citizens.
  • HJ567: SOL; Department of Education to include standards regarding instruction on animal safety, etc..
  • HJ759: Celebrating the life of Beatrice J. Jennings.
  • HJ839: Celebrating the life of Geneva Harper Revell.
  • HJ842: Commending the New Frontier Church of God in Christ and its 40th anniversary Convocation.
  • HB151: Resident trainee; name changed to funeral service interns.
  • HB152: Felony arrest warrants; magistrates to issue only under certain circumstances.
  • HB153: Halal food; regulation of sale, penalty.
  • HB154: Campus police; local law-enforcement agency to be notified of certain reports.
  • HB155: Residential property; permits localities to tax at a lower rate.
  • HB1299: Preneed Funeral Contract Recovery Fund; created.
  • HB1300: Funeral services licensees, funeral directors, and embalmers; continuing education requirements.
  • HB1301: Death benefits; definition excludes payments under a life insurance contract.
  • HB1302: Life insurance; payment of benefits to designee of beneficiary.
  • HB1303: Small Estate Act; modifies collection of personal property by affidavit provision.
  • HB1419: Housing authorities; requirements of public hearings.
  • HJ209: Humane treatment of animals; report.
  • HJ277: Celebrating the life of Edna Joyce.
  • HJ348: Commending Marie G. Young.
  • HJ414: Celebrating the life of Harry A. Snyder.
  • HJ456: Commending Franklin R. Bowers.
  • HJ5118: Commending Pastor E. James Eaddy.