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
78% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 71% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 59% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Virginia's Extremes

September 29, 2016
Del. Ken Plum: Virginia's ExtremesDel. Ken Plum/File photo This is a commentary by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . Native Virginian and long-time advocate August Wallmeyer is providing a real ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Chesapeake Bay, Barometer of the Environment

September 22, 2016
Del. Ken Plum/File photo This is a commentary by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . When Captain John Smith and other Englishmen made their way to the new land of ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Protecting Our Families

September 1, 2016
Del. Ken Plum/File photo This is a commentary by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . In the week that I was in Chicago for the annual Legislative Summit of the ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Trump a Danger to Our Way of Governing

September 15, 2016
Del. Ken Plum/File photo This is a commentary by Del. Ken Plum, who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . My parents knew of my interest in politics and government from the time I started school.

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Opening Eyes on States' Rights

September 9, 2016
Del. Ken Plum: Opening Eyes on States' RightsThis is an opinion column by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of . A brief trip to the Shenandoah National Park and the Skyline Drive which Jane and I took recently ...

These are all of the video clips of Ken Plum’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 100 video clips in all.

Bills

  • 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: Certification of stormwater development property; Dept. of Conservation & Recreation to certify.
  • HB1931: Water Facilities Revolving Loan Fund; authorizes Resources Authority to provide portion of fees.
  • HB1932: HOV lanes; extend sunset provision allowing those vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plate.
  • HB1933: Urban county executive form of government; adds sexual orientation as prohibited discrimination.
  • HB1934: Income tax, state; age deduction income indexing.
  • HB1935: Confidentiality of insurance information; provides therefor of company licensing applications, etc.
  • HB2176: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Fund; established.
  • HB2177: Rechargeable battery recycling; authorizes localities to ban disposal of certain.
  • HB2538: Virginia Advisory Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HJ70: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ879: Celebrating the life of Nguyen Tu Cuong.
  • HJ1005: Commending the Reston Chapter of the Links, Inc.
  • HJ1006: Commending the Reston Triathlon.
  • HJ1007: Commending David Eisenman.
  • HJ1008: Commending Charles Wight.
  • HJ1009: Commending Robert E. Simon.
  • HB339: Advisory Redistricting Commission; created, report.
  • HB340: Disabled veteran; definition thereof.
  • HB341: Dishwashing detergents; bans use of phosphorus therein for household dishwashing machines.
  • HB342: High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; use by vehicles bearing special fuel vehicle license plates.
  • HB343: Cathode ray tubes; disposal bans.
  • HB344: Computer Recovery and Recycling Act; adoption and implementation of recovery plan.
  • HB345: Credit reports; authorizes an individual to freeze access thereto.
  • HB346: Property owners' associations; Real Estate Board to develop classification.
  • HB347: Transportation Commissioner; contracts for grounds keeping, mowing, etc. on highways in Reston.
  • HB348: VDOT; supplying information to and soliciting comments from Reston.
  • HB349: Insurance licensing; certificates of authority.
  • HB675: Discrimination; Fairfax County to prohibit in executive form of government.
  • HB676: Climate Change, Commission on; created, report.
  • HB677: Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; public hearing.
  • HB1052: Identity theft; notice of database breach.
  • HB1265: Health, Department of; payment for medical care services.
  • HB1413: Public utilities; required to use competitive bidding in purchasing and construction practices.
  • HB1448: State park employees; Department of Conservation & Recreation to lease private residential property.
  • HB1533: Television Waste Recycling Act; established.
  • HJ68: LEED; DGS to adopt standards for new state office buildings.
  • HJ69: Long-term care needs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study alternative solutions.
  • HJ70: Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ77: Resolution; Commending "Cool Cities" and "Cool Counties" of the Commonwealth.
  • HJ104: Standards of Quality and Standards of Learning; Board of Education to recommend changes, report.
  • HJ356: Commending Margaret Thomas.
  • HJ389: Commending Ruth Overton.
  • HJ390: Commending Tetra Partnerships.
  • HJ391: Commending JBG Companies.
  • HJ459: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Scott Lange Kirkpatrick.
  • HB657: Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children.
  • HB1508: Credit reports; security breaches.
  • HB1510: Personal Information Privacy Act; restricted use of social security numbers.
  • HB1512: Disabled veteran; definition thereof.
  • HB2598: Urban county executive form of government; commission on human rights.
  • HB2599: Advisory Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB2600: Protection of disposed records; businesses to take measures to protect against unauthorized access.
  • HB2601: Veterans Day; Board of Education to provide information for commemoration thereof.
  • HB2602: Voluntary contributions of tax refunds; adds public library foundations, etc to list.
  • HB2603: Foreign stock and nonstock corporations; annual registration and filing fees.
  • HB2946: Electronics disposal and recycling; policies thereof are consistent with data, etc. policies.
  • HB3057: HOV lanes; extends sunset provision for vehicles bearing clean special fuel vehicle license plates.
  • HJ686: Electricity; Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring's feasibility of voluntary program.
  • HJ687: Electronic waste (eCycling); Joint Commission on Technology & Science to study collection, etc.
  • HJ688: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; JCOTS to study enhanced development of cargo, etc.
  • HJ715: Constitutional amendments; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference).
  • HJ753: Celebrating the life of Barbara R. Aaron.
  • HJ824: Commending Jennifer Blackwell.
  • HJ825: Commending NII Holdings, Inc.
  • HJ826: Commending Frank Bensinger.
  • HJ857: Commending the Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund on the occasion of its 25th anni
  • HJ866: Commending the Reston Children's Center on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ867: Commending the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ912: Commending ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia, Inc., on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ913: Commending Martin Luther King Jr. Christian Church on the occasion of its 25th anniversary
  • HJ914: Commending Terraset Elementary School on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • HR48: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rule 18 pertaining to subcommittees and voting.
  • HB654: Dogs and cats; those seized by animal control officers to board in kennels at owner's expense.
  • HB655: High-occupancy lanes; extends sunset provision for vehicles bearing clean fuel license plates.
  • HB656: Advisory Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB657: Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children.
  • HB1508: Credit reports; security breaches.
  • HB1509: Identity theft; reporting to law-enforcement agencies.
  • HB1510: Personal Information Privacy Act; restricted use of social security numbers.
  • HB1511: Credit report security freeze; protection for credit header information.
  • HB1512: Disabled veteran; definition thereof.
  • HJ263: Celebrating the life of Alan M. Voorhees.
  • HJ301: Commending the South Lakes High School girls' swim team.
  • HJ354: Commending Lynn and Philip Lilienthal and WorldCamps, Inc.
  • HJ397: Commending B.J. and Marilyn Silvey.
  • HJ398: Commending Brent Park.
  • HJ399: Commending John and Susan Adney.
  • HJ400: Commending Northrop Grumman's Information Technology and Mission Systems sectors.
  • HJ435: Commending Dingwall Fleary.
  • HJ448: Commending Rosemary Tran Lauer and Devotion to Children.