Delegate Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)

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Party
Republican
District
22: Counties of Bedford (part), Campbell (part), and Franklin (part); City of Lynchburg [map]
Took Office
January 1998
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Science and Technology
Website
kathybyron.com
Copatroning Habits
83% 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, 68% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
37.5% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

NBC 29 News: Va. Lawmakers Concerned Over Health Care Costs

September 28, 2016
And that's why it's very important that this committee continue to look at it and for ways that we can address medical costs," said 22nd District Delegate Kathy Byron (R). A representative of a health insurance regulatory agency for Virginia says more ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: A lesson in gerrymandering at Lynchburg College

September 19, 2016
While a redistricting advocate used statistics to articulate how gerrymandering has taken away real choice in American democracy, an analogy from popular culture connected with Lynchburg College seniors Monday. Brian Cannon, executive director of ...

Breitbart News: Former Congressman: Donald Trump Only Got 3 of 13 At-Large Delegates in Virginia on Second Ballot

May 2, 2016
Former Republican Virginia congressman Virgil Goode tells that Donald Trump supporters picked up only three of 13 available at-large delegate slots at Virginia's state convention Saturday. ?I think 3 of the 13 are Trump after the first ...He once hoped for the GOP nomination, now Jim Gilmore can't even get elected delegate to conventionWashington Postall 17 news articles »

Lynchburg News and Advance: CVCC hopes to help fill "middle skills" job gap with new program

March 11, 2016
CVCC hopes to help fill "middle skills" job gap with new programNegotiations across party and across house chambers culminated on an almost-spring morning in Richmond on Thursday, when Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a pair of bipartisan bills carried by Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County, and Frank Ruff, ...and more »

Augusta Free Press: House Republican legislators introduce legislation to reform Virginia's Certificate of Public Need Laws

December 21, 2015
House Republican legislators introduce legislation to reform Virginia's Certificate of Public Need Laws?In my district, and in rural communities across Virginia, access and affordability are the biggest healthcare challenges facing patients,? said Delegate Kathy Byron (R-Bedford), Chairman of the Health Insurance Reform Commission. ?The Federal Trade ...First shots fired in Virginia General Assembly's health care battleDaily Pressall 7 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of Kathy Byron’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 116 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB350: Certificate of public need; changes to Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program.
  • 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 for use in opposition research.
  • HB2451: State Corporation Commission staff; discovery of settlement negotiations.
  • HB2479: Virginia Liaison Office; changes title to Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.
  • HJ659: Commending the Altavista Combined School boys' cross country team.
  • HJ668: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel John Woodell, Jr., USAF Ret.
  • HJ723: Celebrating the life of Leonard Coleman.
  • HJ913: Commending Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Plantation.
  • HB1033: Human infant; determining whether an infant has achieved an independent and separate existence.
  • HB1034: Information Technology; Governor to appoint Chief Information Officer of VITA, etc.
  • HB1035: Information Technology; governance in State, substantive and technical changes.
  • HB1036: Security for Public Deposits Act; makes several amendments to Act, administered by Treasury Board.
  • HB1037: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • HB1038: Conflict of Interests Act; certain relatives of school board member to be considered for employment.
  • HB1039: Medical information; notification to residents, etc., if information is subject of database breach.
  • HB1040: Limited liability companies; SCC to correct its records to eliminate effects of clerical error, etc.
  • HB1041: Workforce Council; reduces membership, Executive Committee shall review & recommend grant proposals.
  • HB1042: Informed consent; includes ultrasound to determine gestation age.
  • HB1043: Chief Workforce Development Officer; responsibilities.
  • HB1122: Income tax, corporate; apportionment of income for manufacturers.
  • HB1349: Virginia Free File program; Tax Commissioner to establish and model after IRS Free File program.
  • HJ149: Commending the Altavista High School football team.
  • HJ472: Commending English Construction Company, Inc., on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HB924: Income tax and sales and use tax; credit and exemption for certain telecommunications service.
  • HB1513: Income tax, state; deduction for donations to health care sharing organizations.
  • HB1514: Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers.
  • HB2124: Rental agreement; early termination by military personnel.
  • HB2125: Zoning; person to post sign notifying public of place & time of public hearing regarding property.
  • HB2126: Employing illegal aliens; relocate provision requiring cancellation of limited liability companies.
  • HB2127: Bank accounts, minors'; authorizes bank to establish deposit account in which minors are sole owner.
  • HB2437: Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers.
  • HB2558: Biosolids permit; if amended to increase acreage by 50% more than initial permit give public notice.
  • HB2579: Informed consent; ultrasound required before performing abortion to determine gestation age.
  • HB2626: Line of Duty Act; investigation of claims by police departments and sheriffs offices.
  • HB2649: Recycling reports; a solid waste planning unit shall not be required to submit until July 1, 2012.
  • HJ749: Celebrating the life of James R. Whorley.
  • HJ752: Commending the William Campbell High School drama team.
  • HJ753: Commending Stephanie A. Doyle
  • HJ781: Commending the Virginia Credit Union League.
  • HJ796: Celebrating the life of Calvin Perrow Carter.
  • HJ830: Commending T. L. Neal.
  • HJ991: Commending Evelyn Chaychuk Kowalchuk.
  • HR65: Commending the First National Bank of Altavista.
  • HB112: Retirement System; early retirement provisions for certain local government officials.
  • HB924: Income tax and sales and use tax; credit and exemption for certain telecommunications service.
  • HB925: Employment Commission; employment stabilization.
  • HB926: Illegal aliens; corporate existence terminated involuntarily for employing.
  • HB1311: Credit reports; authorizes consumer to freeze access thereto.
  • HB1312: Workforce development; Governor's responsibilities.
  • HB1313: Unclaimed property; credit union accounts.
  • HB1314: Employment Commission; transfers responsibility for collection of employment taxes to Dept. of Tax.
  • HB1315: Informed consent for abortion; ultrasound required before performing to determine gestation age.
  • HB1469: Identity theft; notice of database breach.
  • HB1512: Health care sharing ministries; insurance laws do not apply.
  • HB1513: Income tax; deduction for donations to health care sharing organizations.
  • HB1514: Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers.
  • HB1526: Virginia Career Readiness Certificate Program; created, report.
  • HJ177: Multistate corporations; joint subcommittee to study benefits of adopting a single sales factor.
  • HJ347: Celebrating the life of Jerry Laymon Falwell.
  • HJ351: Commending Hugh Rosser.
  • HJ409: Celebrating the life of Louise Towles English.
  • HJ522: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Christopher Edward Murphy.
  • HB872: Boating safety course; must complete to operate motorboat or personal wathercraft, penalty.
  • HB874: Retail sales and use tax; exemption for telecommunication companies.
  • HB1627: Boating safety education; must complete to operate motorboat or personal watercraft, civil penalty.
  • HB2426: Health insurance; coverage for bone marrow transplants.
  • HB2427: Charter; Town of Brookneal.
  • HB2800: Region 2000 Airport Authority Act; created.
  • HB2801: Sewage sludge; requires local government certify that site thereof in compliance with ordinances.
  • HB2802: Land application of sewage sludge; regulation and management thereof.
  • HB2803: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain wireless & broadband equipment.
  • HB2804: Credit reports; authorizes an individual over age 65 to freeze thereto.
  • HB2805: Enterprise zone incentive grants; Governor to include in budget bill appropriation therefor.
  • HB2806: Commissioners of revenue; deny license for those without legal documents for employment in U.S.
  • HB2807: Enterprise zone grants; allows businesses to apply for additional appropriations.
  • HB2808: Abortion; requirement of ultrasound testing as part of informed consent.
  • HB3130: BPOL tax; refusal to grant and revocation of business licenses.
  • HJ694: Biosolids; panel of experts to study impact of land application thereof.
  • HB862: Personal property, tangible; establishes separate class for certain aircraft.
  • HB863: Computer and electronic data; access to defendant thereof seized in obscenity, etc., cases.
  • HB864: Virtual child pornography; definition thereof.
  • HB865: Workers' compensation; requires compensation for temporary partial disability up to 13 wks.
  • HB866: Workers' compensation; requires compensation for temporary partial disability up to 13 wks.
  • HB867: House of Delegates Districts; adjustment in boundary line betw. 19th and 22nd districts in Bedford.
  • HB868: Morning-after pill; parental consent for minors required; penalty.
  • HB869: License taxes, local; localities to select date to apply therefor.
  • HB870: Boating safety course; required if convicted of violating boating law.
  • HB871: Charter; Town of Altavista.
  • HB872: Boating safety course; required if convicted of violating boating law.
  • HB873: Child abuse; adds information technology professionals to list required to report.
  • HB874: Retail sales and use tax; exemption for telecommunication companies.
  • HB1305: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; prohibited contracts.
  • HB1306: Public-Private Transp. Act & Public-Private Education Facilities & Infrastructure Act; disclosure.
  • HB1307: Chief Workforce Development Officer; Governor to serve as or designate senior staff member.
  • HJ101: Biosolids; Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, et al to study impact thereof on water quality.
  • HJ323: Commending the William Campbell High School football team.
  • HJ430: Celebrating the life of Deborah June Mason.
  • HJ530: Commending the Brookville Timberlake Lions Club on its 50th anniversary.