Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)

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22: Counties of Bedford (part), Campbell (part), and Franklin (part); City of Lynchburg [map]
Took Office
January 1998
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Science and Technology
Copatroning Habits
82% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 76% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 67% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
57.1% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Stewart rallies against Dems, backs Trump:

October 22, 2018
  Smith Mountain EagleFull coverage

Empire Bakery Commissary to invest $10.4 million to expand production in Rocky Mount:

October 17, 2018
  Augusta Free PressFull coverage

Residential real estate transfers, Nov. 11:

November 11, 2018
  Omaha World-HeraldFull coverage

Lee, Ogle and Whiteside County property transfers: Nov. 3, 2018:

November 2, 2018
  SaukValley.comFull coverage

Election 2018: A Complete Guide to DC-area LGBTQ Candidates:

October 25, 2018
  Metro WeeklyFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Kathy Byron’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 138 video clips in all.


  • HB993: Sales tax revenue allocation; increase amount allocated to discretionary spending for airports.
  • HB994: Parental leave benefits; DHRM to implement and administer.
  • HB995: Dogs; licensed hunter may track a wounded bear, turkey, or deer with certain weapon.
  • HB998: Parental or legal custodial powers, temporary delegation; child-placing agency.
  • HB999: Telework Promotion & Broadband Assistance, Office of, & Broadband Advisory Council; expiration.
  • HB1001: Health care shared savings; incentive programs.
  • HB1002: Medical care facility projects; permits for certain projects in Planning District II, civil penalty.
  • HB1003: Health care data reporting; penalty for failure to report.
  • HB1004: Stormwater; locality shall provide for full waiver of certain charges for public use airport runway.
  • HB1006: Labor market information; transfer of administration from VEC.
  • HB1007: Delegate Lacey E. Putney Memorial Highway; designating certain portion of U.S. Route 221.
  • HB1302: Health insurance; copayments for prescription drugs, disclosures.
  • HB1382: Agricultural best management practices tax credit; refundability for corporations.
  • HB1563: Electric utility regulation; rate review proceedings, Transitional Rate Period, etc.
  • HB1583: Commonwealth Broadband Chief Advisor; establishes position.
  • HB1584: Health insurance; balance billing for ancillary services.
  • HJ98: Business property; Department of Taxation to study appeals concerning valuation.
  • HJ527: Commending the Jefferson Forest High School boys' swim team.
  • HB350: Certificate of public need; changes to Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program.
  • HB2101: Health care providers; data collection.
  • HB2102: Insurance regulation; corporate governance annual disclosures.
  • HB2103: Health insurance; benefit exchange.
  • HB2104: Machinery and tools tax; valuation, appeal of certain local taxes.
  • HB2105: Investment of Public Funds Act; investment of public funds in Virginia Investment Pool Trust Fund.
  • HB2106: Workforce Development, Virginia Board of; revises composition of Board.
  • HB2107: Health Insurance Reform Commission; assessment sent to Bureau of Insurance.
  • HB2108: Virginia Wireless Services Authority Act; rates and charges.
  • HB2347: Commonwealth's Development Opportunity Fund; limitation on use of moneys from the Fund.
  • HB2348: Women's right to vote; Va. Historical Society shall plan commemoration of centennial anniversary.
  • HB2411: Health insurance; reinstating pre-Affordable Care Act provisions.
  • HJ697: Const. amend.(first resolution); real property tax; exemption surviving spouse of disabled veteran.
  • HJ897: Celebrating the life of Eugene H. Farley, Jr.
  • HB58: Health benefit plans; large and small employers.
  • HB59: Certificate of public need; definition of medical care facility.
  • HB66: New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Fund & Program; established.
  • HB80: Property certified as tax exempt; effective date of tax exemption.
  • HB87: Health Insurance Reform Commission; assessments of legislation.
  • HB279: Career and technical education; three-year licenses.
  • HB307: Insurance companies; clarifies and updates provisions regarding notices to applicants, etc.
  • HB347: Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) eye surgery; certificate of public need not required.
  • HB348: Certificate of public need; exception for certain medical care equipment and services.
  • HB349: Certificate of public need; removes requirements for certain medical care facilities.
  • HB350: Certificate of public need; changes to Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program.
  • HB820: Insurance policies; electronic delivery of information to policyholder, etc.
  • HB856: Women's Right to Vote, Commission for Commemoration of Centennial of; established.
  • HB1390: Neighborhood assistance tax credits; allocation of credits.
  • HJ7: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; JLARC to review Authority, report.
  • HJ45: Health insurance; coverage for abuse deterrent formulations for opioid medications.
  • HB1010: Emergency medical services providers; certification.
  • HB1522: Motor fuels; hauling during times of necessitous circumstances.
  • HB1523: Workforce Development, Virginia Board of; qualification for services related to WIA.
  • HB1629: Financial institutions; a bank may establish & operate automated teller machines, service facility.
  • HB1676: Postsecondary credential, etc.; local school board agreements with community colleges.
  • HB1677: Workforce development; grants for earning training credentials.
  • HB1986: Workforce Development, Virginia Board of; changes to Board requirements, annual report.
  • HB2026: Health Insurance Reform Commission; power and duties, upon request assess proposed mandated DLS.
  • HB2030: Certificate of public need; requirement, definition of project to qualify.
  • HB2033: Workforce development; coordination of statewide delivery of training programs & activities, report.
  • HB2034: Parental/legal custodial powers; temporary delegation, exemption from licensure for certain agency.
  • HB2035: Lynchburg, City of; establishment of an airport police department at Lynchburg Regional Airport.
  • HB2039: Higher educational institutions; establishment of pilot program.
  • HB2383: Child support; disabled child over the age of 18.
  • HB2384: Workers' compensation; electronic billing and payment.
  • HJ147: Affordable Care Act, federal; Bureau of Insurance to study effects on VA health insurance consumers.
  • HJ174: Tax restructuring; Department of Taxation to study.
  • HJ552: Celebrating the life of George E. Nolley.
  • HJ630: Opioid; mandating health insurance coverage for abuse deterrent formulations.
  • HJ795: Commending Kanika Davis.
  • HB106: Competitive telephone companies; establishes procedure for regulation.
  • HB1005: Health insurance policies; individual and group coverage, conversion policies.
  • HB1006: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to utilize storm-based approach in order to derive PMP.
  • HB1007: High school equivalency examinations; replaces references throughout Code.
  • HB1008: Voluntary apprenticeships; conforms provisions of Virginia's program to federal law.
  • HB1009: Workforce development; changes name of Va. Workforce Council to Va. Board of Workforce Development.
  • HB1010: Emergency medical services providers; certification.
  • HB1011: Local Government, Commission on; local mandates.
  • HB1043: Health benefit exchanges; regulation of navigators.
  • HJ132: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to study utilization of storm-based approach in updating.
  • HJ147: Affordable Care Act, federal; Bureau of Insurance to study effects on VA health insurance consumers.
  • HJ174: Tax restructuring; Department of Taxation to study.
  • HJ197: Recognizing the Honorable Lacey Edward Putney.
  • HJ272: Commending the Virginia Credit Union League.
  • HB463: Juveniles; legal custody transferred to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • HB1112: Human papillomavirus vaccine; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children.
  • HB2118: Insurance policies; required notice.
  • HB2128: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small procurements.
  • HB2137: Local governments; environmental impact reports, prohibits purchase of certain deicing agents, etc.
  • HB2138: Health Insurance Reform Commission; established, sunset provision, report.
  • HB2154: Virginia Workforce Council; powers and duties, change in membership.
  • HB2155: Insurance premiums license tax; technical corrections for administration.
  • HB2316: Virginia Public Procurement Act; multiple project contracts for architectural, etc., services.
  • HJ688: Workforce Investment Act; JLARC to update its 2003 report on State's implementation.
  • HJ758: Urban Agriculture Month; designating as October 2013, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HB460: Income tax, corporate; basis by which TAX shall assess manufacturing companies with additional tax.
  • HB461: Taxes, local; rate of interest capped at five percent annually, penalties.
  • HB462: Abortion; informed consent, shall undergo ultrasound imaging, exceptions.
  • HB463: Juveniles; legal custody transferred to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • HB464: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created, report.
  • HB1061: Secondary school graduation requirements; diplomas.
  • HB1062: Virginia Employment Commission; Office of Attorney General may represent interests of State.
  • HB1112: Human papillomavirus vaccine; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children.
  • HB1281: Wetland and dredge and fill programs, federal; authorizes State Water Control Board to regulate.
  • HB1295: State mandates; eliminating on local and regional government entities relating to education, etc.
  • HJ141: Unfunded federal mandates; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ196: Celebrating the life of Warren Calvin Falwell.
  • HJ200: Commending Margaret A. Smith.
  • HJ202: Commending the Brookville High School football team.
  • HJ243: Wetlands; DEQ to study benefits and costs of seeking authority from USEPA to administer program.
  • HJ277: Commending Kevin Lunsmann.
  • HJ510: Commending the E.C. Glass High School boys' track team.
  • HB1037: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • HB1041: Workforce Council; reduces membership, Executive Committee shall review & recommend grant proposals.
  • HB1419: Human papillomavirus vaccination; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children.
  • HB2315: Breach of medical information; adds private entities are required to provide notice.
  • HB2316: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program; created.
  • HB2317: Information Technology Advisory Council; advise CIO on creation of technology application framework.
  • HB2318: Electronic notary; notary to notarize document if signer is not present if identity is established.
  • HB2319: State agency mandates; assessment imposed on local governments.
  • HB2320: Electronic tracking devices; placement on vehicle of person f