Delegate Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Photo of Ken Plum
Party
Democratic
District
36: County of Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 1982
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Rules, Science and Technology, Transportation
Website
kenplum.com
Copatroning Habits
79% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 59% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
13.3% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Commentary: A Lesson from Charlottesville

August 15, 2017
The ?Unite the Right? event that happened in Charlottesville this past weekend could have happened in any community in America, but apparently it was the ...and more »

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: More on Civic Engagement

August 10, 2017
This is a commentary from Del. Ken Plum (D-Fairfax), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . Never in my years in politics have I gotten as many questions from people as to what they can do ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Taking a Virginia Staycation

August 3, 2017
This is a commentary from Del. Ken Plum (D-Fairfax), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . Taking a break can be good for one's mental and physical health. If time and resource ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Keeping Our Heads Above Water

July 27, 2017
This is a commentary from Del. Ken Plum (D-Fairfax), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . Any report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is met with skepticism in some quarters, ...

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Virginia House of Delegates Race Ratings (8/19/17)

August 19, 2017
T-Mac did better than either, at 48%-42%, and it went for Obershain, the only non-controversial Republican running that year, by 28 votes. This race is a blockbuster. Incumbent Del. Joseph Yost (R), who has won 2 of his 3 races in this seat by less ...

These are all of the video clips of Ken Plum’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 105 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1771: Minimum wage.
  • HB1772: Low-income taxpayer tax credit.
  • HB1773: Firearms; criminal history record information check before transfer, penalties.
  • HB1776: Hate crimes; adds gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability, penalty.
  • HB1778: Purchase and transport of firearms; simple assault hate crime.
  • HB1779: Hate crimes; immigration status; penalty.
  • HB1780: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation; duties of board of trustees.
  • HB1781: Farmers' markets; farm and forest land conversion.
  • HB2212: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
  • HJ628: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission established (first reference).
  • HJ707: Governor; 2018-2020 proposed budget; access to array of programs, services,& benefits; Medicaid.
  • HJ708: Study; Virginia State Crime Commission; hate crimes; report.
  • HJ710: Governor; enter into agreements regarding Medicaid services, benefits, and programs.
  • HJ784: Virginia Village Day.
  • HJ792: Commending Lake Anne Elementary School.
  • HB597: Minimum wage; increases minimum wage from its current federally mandated level.
  • HB598: Income tax, state; low-income taxpayer tax credit.
  • HB599: Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
  • HB797: State plan for medical assistance; eligibility of individuals.
  • HJ96: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission established (first reference).
  • HJ223: Celebrating the life of Priscilla Ames.
  • HJ224: Commending the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
  • HJ276: Commending Google.
  • HJ277: Commending Amy's Amigos.
  • HJ278: Commending Bechtel Corporation.
  • HJ279: Commending Wiygul Automotive Clinic.
  • HJ333: Commending Robley Shelton Jones.
  • HB1420: Newborn screening; Krabbe disease and other lysosomal storage disorders shall be included in test.
  • HB1498: Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibits discrimination in public employment.
  • HB1604: Firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
  • HB1605: Marijuana; possession or distribution for medical purposes.
  • HB1654: Minimum wage; increases from its current federally mandated level to $8.00 per hour.
  • HB1829: Toxic substances; changes time frame.
  • HB1830: Medical assistance; state plan for eligibility of payment.
  • HB1831: Income tax, state; tax credit for low-income taxpayer.
  • HJ685: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission.
  • HJ790: Commending Larry Butler.
  • HJ791: Commending Maid Bright.
  • HJ792: Commending His Hidden Treasures.
  • HJ793: Commending Maximus, Inc.
  • HB535: Firearms; criminal history record information check on transferee; penalties.
  • HB536: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current federally mandated level.
  • HB537: Conflict of Interests Acts, State and Local Government and General Assembly; gift disclosure.
  • HB538: Autism Advisory Council; extends sunset provision to July 1, 2016.
  • HB1151: Income tax, state; low-income tax credit, refundable.
  • HJ66: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ67: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • HJ286: Commending Jane Cruz.
  • HJ304: Celebrating the life of Mary Frances DeLorenzo Knight.
  • HJ309: Commending Davida Luehrs.
  • HJ310: Commending Catherine Fulkerson.
  • HJ311: Commending Jerry Ferguson.
  • HJ312: Commending HomeAid Northern Virginia.
  • HJ5132: Celebrating the life of David Tremaine.
  • HB1710: Absentee voting; parent or legal custodian of child four years of age or younger.
  • HB1711: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; notice to owners of election of directors.
  • HB1712: Human rights; local commission may investigate discrimination.
  • HB1713: Driver's licenses; participation in organ donor program.
  • HB2282: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for removing barriers at places of public accommodation.
  • HJ634: Commending Reston.
  • HJ749: Commending Gerald P. McCarthy.
  • HJ767: Commending the March of Dimes.
  • HJ795: Commending Amanda Andere.
  • HJ796: Commending the YMCA Fairfax County-Reston.
  • HJ797: Commending Mayflowers.
  • HJ798: Commending John Marshall Bank.
  • HJ850: Celebrating the life of Charles D. McGuire.
  • HJ893: Commending Appalachian Sustainable Development.
  • HJ948: Commending Ronald McCormack.
  • HJ958: Commending Dona Dei.
  • HB690: Financial exploitation of elderly or vulnerable adults; penalty.
  • HB691: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure requirements of certain large gifts.
  • HB692: Public employment; prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, etc.
  • HB693: HOV lanes; extends sunset provision on use by vehicles with clean special fuel license plates.
  • HB694: Virginia Human Rights Act; policy of State.
  • HB695: Fox and coyote penning; Class 1 misdemeanor for purpose of hunting or killing with dogs.
  • HJ116: Constitutional amendment; establishes Virginia Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ297: Commending Rose Pleskow.
  • HJ399: Commending Reston Little League.
  • HJ400: Commending Boofie and Joe O'Gorman.
  • HJ401: Commending Dominion Virginia Power.
  • HB327: Electric energy efficiency standard; established.
  • HB329: Lawn fertilizers; prohibits use and application of those that contain phosphorus.
  • HB1748: Public schools; antibullying measures.
  • HB1749: Redistricting process; new method for preparation of state legislative and redistricting plans.
  • HB1750: Cigarettes; increases tax rate.
  • HB1751: Lawn fertilizers; prohibits use and application of those that contain phosphorus.
  • HB1752: Virginia Respite Care Registry and Fund; established.
  • HB1753: Income tax, state; livable home tax credit.
  • HB1754: HOV lanes; use by vehicle with clean special fuel license plates.
  • HB1755: Human Rights Act; adds sexual orientation, etc., to safeguards for all individuals in State.
  • HB2070: Uniform Statewide Building Code; regulations of Board of Housing and Community Development.
  • HJ648: Uniform Statewide Building Code; DHCD, et al., to study feasibility of amendments, etc.
  • HJ649: Virginia Retirement System; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ676: Commending Reston Hospital Center.
  • HJ754: Commending Dave Edwards.
  • HJ763: Commending Reston Interfaith.
  • HJ801: Commending Priscilla Ames.
  • HJ802: Commending Patricia Nicoson.
  • HJ803: Commending Lindsay Trout.
  • HJ804: Commending the Martin Luther King, Jr., Cultural Foundation, Inc.
  • HJ851: Commending Pinnacle Academy.
  • HJ893: Celebrating the life of Jack Edward Corkey.
  • HJ941: Celebrating the life of David A. Edwards.
  • HB320: HOV lanes; extends date for use by vehicle with clean special fuel license plates.
  • HB321: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure of government employment.
  • HB322: Rabies vaccination; exempts certain dogs and cats.
  • HB323: Bipartisan Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB324: Retirement System; increases service retirement allowance.
  • HB325: Respite Care Registry and Fund; Department for Aging to establish.
  • HB326: Mercury thermostats; Waste Management Board to adopt regulations to encourage recycling.
  • HB327: Electric energy efficiency standard; established.
  • HB328: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; Clerks of House & Senate establish searchable database.
  • HB329: Lawn fertilizers; prohibits use and application of those that contain phosphorus.
  • HB330: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; jurisdiction of House & Senate Ethics Advisory Panels.
  • HB800: Life and annuities licenses; removes certain requirement for nonresident insurance agent.
  • HB1287: Human Rights Act; adds sexual orientation to definition of unlawful discriminatory practice.
  • HB1288: Lyme disease; Board of Health shall include on list of diseases required to be reported.
  • HB1289: School boards, local; permitted fees and charges.
  • HJ61: Transportation Needs, Commission on; established, report.
  • HJ64: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • HJ66: Commending INC.spire, the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce business incubator program.
  • HJ219: Celebrating the life of Ann Rodriguez.
  • HJ228: Commending Reston Town Center on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • HJ252: Celebrating the life of S. John Davis.
  • HJ348: Commending the Sheraton and the Westin hotels in Reston Heights.
  • HJ349: Commending the Virginia Spine Institute.
  • HJ350: Commending Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
  • HJ351: Commending Imam Mohamed Magid and Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk.
  • HJ458: Commending Betty A. Thompson.
  • HR36: Commending Michael Eddy, Michael Frames, and Scott Pifer.
  • HR37: Commending John T. Asper.
  • HB1533: Television Waste Recycling Act; established.
  • HB1930