Del. 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 2019
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Science and Technology
Website
kathybyron.com
Twitter
@kathybyron
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.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
40% in 2019
Recent Mentions in the Media

WSET: Lynchburg City Schools hosts legislative breakfast, advocates for students and staff

November 8, 2019 | 2:22 pm
  

Lynchburg News and Advance: Voter turnout in Lynchburg area nearly doubles from 2015

November 6, 2019 | 7:30 pm
  

WFXRtv.com: Del. Kathy Byron wins re-election in House District 22

November 5, 2019 | 8:39 pm
  

WFXRtv.com: Democrats hope to topple GOP control of the 22nd districts

November 5, 2019 | 5:28 pm
  

Lynchburg News and Advance: Update: Lynchburg-area voter turnout higher than in previous off-year elections

November 5, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

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.

Bills

  • HB998: Parental or legal custodial powers, temporary delegation; child-placing agency.
  • HB1584: Health insurance; balance billing for ancillary services.
  • HB2539: Worker retraining tax credit; sunset date, worker training investment tax credit.
  • HB2540: Retail Sales and Use Tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products.
  • HB2541: Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance, Office of, and Broadband Advisory Council; expiration.
  • HB2542: Parental or legal custodial powers; delegation of powers, child-placing agency.
  • HB2543: Health benefit plans; balance billing for ancillary services.
  • HB2544: Health benefit plans; balance billing for emergency services.
  • HB2545: Workforce Development, Secretary of; created.
  • HB2639: Health care shared savings; incentive programs.
  • HB2640: Machinery and tools tax; definition of original total capitalized cost.
  • HB2766: Certificate of public need; conditions, triennial review.
  • HJ681: JLARC; impact of changes in health care financing and delivery on charity care.
  • HJ715: Constitutional amendment; abortion, state funding prohibited (first reference).
  • HJ821: Commending Michael J. Brown.
  • 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 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.