Delegate Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)

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34: Counties of Fairfax (part) and Loudoun (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2015
Next Election
November 2017
Finance, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
67% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 91% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 61% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
9.1% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Inside NoVA: Local legislators detail successes, failures in Richmond

March 13, 2017
Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-34th) had to console herself with having some bills passed vicariously ? by the opposition party. ?If a Republican sees a bill and likes it, they kill your bill and then put their name on it,? she said, predicting ?some of my ...

Inside NoVA: Letter: Democratic delegation doing good work in Richmond

March 22, 2017
Editor: I was pleased to read about the good work our Democratic state legislators are doing in Richmond, as reported by the Sun Gazette [?Legislators Detail the Highs and Lows of 2017 Session,? March 16]. Our General Assembly members are supplying ...

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Area Social Justice Network Hosts Richmond Wrap-Up

March 16, 2017
Kathleen Murphy's (D-34) HB 2041 to allocate $1 million for a TANF Scholarship Pilot Program to allow 200 students to attend community colleges was ?recommended to be laid on the table by voice vote? in subcommittee. #Tim Dempsey of Arlington asked ...and more »

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Letter to the Editor: Concerned About Resolution Vote

March 1, 2017
#Yet, I was disappointed to learn that Delegate Kathleen Murphy chose to vote ?No? on this Resolution. #This action makes it appear that she prioritizes party politics over her oath to support the Constitution of Virginia. She should ask herself where ...

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Fairfax Republican launches campaign for 34th House District

February 6, 2017
Fairfax Republican Puneet Ahluwalia plans to challenge incumbent Del. Kathleen Murphy (D) in this November's House of Delegates 34th District race. Ahluwalia is a ... Subba Kolla is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Del. John Bell in the ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Kathleen Murphy’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 3 video clips in all.


  • HB601: Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism.
  • HB1104: Firefighters employed by localities; entitlement to continued compensation.
  • HB2038: Recordation tax; refinancing deeds of trust.
  • HB2040: Postsecondary schools; enrollment agreement with each student.
  • HB2041: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program; DSS to establish and administer.
  • HB2042: Suicide prevention; continuing education requirements for providers.
  • HB2044: Protective orders; possession of firearms, felony.
  • HB2046: Unused dispensed drugs; guidelines for provision of counseling and information on proper disposal.
  • HB2047: Review of existing contracts; security of government information, including citizen data, report.
  • HB2173: Science laboratory classes; establishes a maximum class size of 24 students in grades 6 through 12.
  • HB2174: School boards; annual report on pupil/teacher ratios in elementary, middle, etc., school classrooms.
  • HB2353: Workers' compensation; failure to make reports on employee's injury, etc.
  • HJ691: Study; Virginia Department of Transportation; noise abatement remedies.
  • HJ692: Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; Commonwealth's cybersecurity standards.
  • HJ726: Commending J. Hamilton Lambert.
  • HJ886: Commending Muslim Lakhani.
  • HJ899: Celebrating the life of Lucien E. Conein.
  • HJ949: Commending the Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ1019: Commending Fairfax County.
  • HR443: Commending Burns Brothers Cleaners.
  • HB422: Firearms dealers; local regulation of dealers in proximity of schools.
  • HB456: Absentee ballots; electronic transmission by general registrars.
  • HB457: Full-day kindergarten programs; availability and building capacity.
  • HB458: Protective orders; assault and battery against protected person, penalty.
  • HB513: Financial exploitation of adults; documentation referred to State Police, etc.
  • HB531: Absentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election.
  • HB532: Composite index of local ability to pay; additional factors to be considered.
  • HB601: Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism.
  • HB1036: Longitudinal data system; SCHEV to develop and maintain, report.
  • HB1104: Firefighters employed by localities; entitlement to continued compensation.
  • HB1106: Firearms; possession or transportation following certain convictions.
  • HB1109: Concealed handgun permit; application; disqualification.
  • HB1192: Cigarettes; levying of taxes by counties.
  • HB1391: Protective orders; possession of firearms, penalty.
  • HJ85: Commending the Rotary Club of McLean.
  • HJ363: Commending the Great Falls Grange.
  • HJ364: Commending Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.
  • HJ365: Commending the McLean Community Foundation.
  • HJ366: Commending McLean Orchestra.
  • HJ367: Commending McLean Little League.
  • HJ368: Commending 100WomenStrong.
  • HR45: Celebrating the life of Harry Gilbert Miller III.
  • HB1922: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • HB1923: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
  • HB2085: Firearms; purchase, possession, or transportation following convictions for certain misdemeanors.
  • HB2088: Economics education and financial literacy; instruction, graduation requirements.
  • HB2141: Community policy and management teams; information sharing.
  • HB2301: Protective orders; assault and battery; penalty.
  • HB2302: Full-day kindergarten; school boards to develop programs.
  • HJ934: Commending the ADAMS Center.
  • HJ958: Commending Langley High School.