Del. Karen Keys-Gamarra (D-Fairfax)

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7: County of Fairfax (part)
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2025
Copatroning Habits
94% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 98% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 72% of them are Democrats.


  • HB164: Procurement; preference for local products and firms by localities.
  • HB165: Income tax, state; deduction for union dues.
  • HB166: Guidance and resources; composting programs in local school divisions.
  • HB167: Special grand juries; circuit court to impanel when an unarmed person is killed by law enforcement.
  • HB168: Homeless students; Dept. of Ed. to develop a resource document on supports and services.
  • HB169: Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures, Task Force on; State Health Commissioner to reestablish.
  • HB170: Trees; conservation during land development process.
  • HB171: Signing of pleadings, motions, and other papers; electronic signatures.
  • HB535: Early childhood care and education; comprehensive review of certain findings and recommendations.
  • HB974: Workers' compensation; employee may satisfy burden of proof by circumstantial evidence.
  • HB977: Student transportation safety issues, certain; expeditious resolution of complaints.
  • HB979: School boards; duties, appointment and employment of division superintendents, oversight.
  • HB994: Marriage; establishes legal age to be 18 years.
  • HB1470: Income tax, state; deduction for union dues.
  • HB1471: Drug Treatment Court Act; renames the Act as the Recovery Court Act.
  • HB1475: Uniform Statewide Building Code; certain building owners and operators to supply cooling, etc.
  • HB1476: Child abuse; adds to list of mandatory reporters.
  • HJ227: Commending Vale United Methodist Church.
  • HJ228: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Burgoyne Knapp.
  • HJ229: Celebrating the life of Peter Lee McCandless.
  • HJ319: Celebrating the life of Lawrence Bussey.