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
Twitter
@KenPlum1
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

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Building a New Economy

October 12, 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 . Candidate Terry McAuliffe promised during his campaign for governor that he would work to build ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Celebrating Fairfax County at 275 Years

September 28, 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 . Fairfax County is celebrating the 275th anniversary of its formation, when in 1742 it was split ...

Reston Now: Del. Ken Plum: Never Armed Enough!

September 21, 2017
Not one classmate or teacher peeped a word in contrary. Point: free speech is welcome unless you speak freely about a minority group. Relevance here. Delegate Plum is beating the same old drum. The NRA fuels itself from nutbags like Ken Plum, et al.

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Commentary: Shades of the Old South

October 17, 2017
. It is always important to vote, but it is more important than ever this year. By Kenneth R. ?Ken? Plum, State Delegate (D-36). Tuesday, Octo · Sign in to favorite this; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share ...

Richmond.com: 'They're not the problemit's the General Assembly'

October 13, 2017
'They're not the problem - it's the General Assembly'Farrell's ascendance to the top job at Dominion in 2007 coincided with one of the company's biggest political triumphs - returning to regulation but in an entirely different form than the traditional model that set rates based on a utility's revenues ...and more »

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.