Sen. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)

Photo of Lamont Bagby
Party
Democratic
District
14: Chesapeake City (Part), Virginia Beach City (Part)
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2027
Age
47
Website
Copatroning Habits
87% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 86% of them are Democrats. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 70% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
68.4% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Assembly seeks to ease burden of unemployment overpayments

February 8, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Virginia Mercury: Virginia Senate considers bill to limit some local authority to regulate short-term rentals • Virginia Mercury

February 8, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Virginia Mercury: Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills • Virginia Mercury

January 24, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

VPM News: Senate bills address state unemployment agency's overpayment issues

January 23, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Progress Index: Petersburg Casino 2024: Names to Know

January 12, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

A Special Holiday Toast

January 8, 2018
On December 21st of 2017 Lamont Bagby returned with his annual Holiday Toast. After 11 years this event continues to serve as an...

These are all of the video clips of Lamont Bagby’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2016. There are 3 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB534: Motor vehicle dealers; sale of franchise.
  • SB535: School crossing zones; expands definition of zones to include areas surrounding schools, etc.
  • SB536: Unemployment compensation; continuation of benefits, repayment of overpayments.
  • SB537: Hospital regulations; use of smoke evacuation systems during surgical procedures.
  • SB538: Uniform Statewide Building Code; violations, increases fines.
  • SB539: License plate readers; requirements for use by law-enforcement agencies, penalties.
  • SB540: Illegal gambling; exemptions.
  • SB541: Casino gaming; removes the City of Richmond as an eligible host city.
  • SB542: Unemployment insurance; benefit eligibility conditions, lockout exception, etc.
  • SB543: Health insurance; patient access to emergency services, mobile crisis response services.
  • SB544: Short-term rental property; locality's ability to prohibit use of accessory dwelling unit.
  • SB545: Auto recyclers; database search.
  • SB546: Emergency custody and temporary detention orders; evaluations, presence of others.
  • SB547: Law-enforcement training; communication with individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
  • SB587: Civil actions; filed on behalf of multiple persons.
  • SB595: Comprehensive plan; locality may consider adopting a healthy communities strategy.
  • SB625: Deferred or installment payment agreements; exempt from payments if sole income is Social Security.
  • SB705: Insurance; adds member to continuing education board.
  • SB719: Restorative housing and isolated confinement; restrictions on use.
  • SJ24: Barrier crimes for employees of and persons regulated by DBHDS; JLARC to study.
  • SJ57: Commending Dementi Studio.
  • SJ70: Commending Urban League Greater Richmond & Urban League Greater Richmond Young Professionals.
  • SJ133: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Jamie Jerome Duncan.
  • SJ177: Commending Alvin D. Parker.
  • SJ217: Celebrating the life of Neverett Alexander Eggleston, Jr.
  • SJ218: Celebrating the life of Emily Beer.
  • HB2425: Higher educational institutions; information about institutional debt, report, civil penalty.
  • HB2458: Charitable gaming; regulations related to electronic devices, prohibited practices.
  • HJ601: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Aston Donald McEachin.
  • HJ617: Commending the Highland Springs High School football team.
  • HJ772: Celebrating the life of Ellalee Fountain Flowers.
  • HR375: Commending Virginia Voice, Inc.
  • HJ165: Commending the Richmond Ambulance Authority.
  • HJ259: Celebrating the life of Ulysses Kirksey.
  • HJ260: Celebrating the life of Thelma Bland Watson, Ph.D.
  • HJ261: Commending the Reverend Daniel Webster Edwards.
  • HJ298: Celebrating the life of Steven Lamarr Hixon.
  • HB1963: Funding local health departments; cooperative local health budget, report.
  • HB1963: Funding local health departments; cooperative local health budget, report.
  • HB1964: State Corporation Commission; supervisory merger or transfer of assets of certain unions.
  • HB1964: State Corporation Commission; supervisory merger or transfer of assets of certain unions.
  • HB1965: State Air Pollution Control Board; low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program.
  • HB1965: State Air Pollution Control Board; low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program.
  • HB1966: Sports betting; mandatory permit issuance to certain casino operators.
  • HB1967: Virginia Jobs Investment Program and Fund; minimum wage requirements.
  • HB1967: Virginia Jobs Investment Program and Fund; minimum wage requirements.
  • HB1968: Absentee voting; availability on Sundays in office of general registrar or voter satellite office.
  • HB1968: Absentee voting; availability on Sundays in office of general registrar or voter satellite office.
  • HB2333: COVID-19; administration of vaccine.
  • HJ583: Liberty Amendments Month; designating June 19 through third Monday in July, 2021.
  • HJ583: Liberty Amendments Month; designating June 19 through third Monday in July, 2021.
  • HJ595: Celebrating the life of Charlotte Melton.
  • HJ598: Commending Richmond Raceway.
  • HJ715: Commending Valerie Braxton-Williams.
  • HJ715: Commending Valerie Braxton-Williams.
  • HJ716: Celebrating the life of Thomas Henry Francis.
  • HJ716: Celebrating the life of Thomas Henry Francis.
  • HB786: Food stamps; eligibility, drug-related felonies.
  • HB787: Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; hate crimes.
  • HB788: Restrictive covenants; deeds of reformation.
  • HB789: Consumer lending; replaces references to payday loans with term 'short-term loans.'
  • HB1325: Racial inequity; repeals numerous obsolete and discriminatory Acts.
  • HB1483: Percentage of Income Payment Program; created.
  • HB1494: Health insurance; payment to out-of-network providers, emergency services.
  • HB1589: Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of electronic gaming devices, penalty.
  • HB1710: Vehicle registration fees; Public Safety Trust Fund.
  • HB1711: Virtual Virginia; availability in public elementary and middle schools.
  • HB5052: Legal holidays; Juneteenth.
  • HJ72: Oliver White Hill, Sr., Day.
  • HR133: Commemorating the legacy of the Negro National League.
  • HR593: Commending Geraldine Bailey Williams Johnson.
  • HB2226: Trooper Mark Barrett Memorial Bridge; designating as the bridge on Meadow Road over Interstate 64.
  • HB2227: Hate crimes; adds to list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate.
  • HB2228: Nursing and Psychology, Boards of; health regulatory boards, staggered terms.
  • HB2229: Affordable housing; waiver of fees.
  • HB2230: Insurance; use of credit rating.
  • HB2231: Food stamps; eligibility, drug-related felonies.
  • HB2232: Motorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation, local authority.
  • HB2706: Credit unions; board of directors compensation.
  • HB2716: Elections and voter registration; early voting, same day voter registration.
  • HB2737: Amtrak or intercity passenger rail stations; rail signage.
  • HB2738: Public utilities; acquisition of rights-of-way for economic development sites.
  • HB2767: Virginia African American Advisory Board; established, report.
  • HJ654: Teacher licensing process; Department of Education to study.
  • HJ785: Commending the Highland Springs High School football team.
  • HJ916: Commending Joe Taylor.
  • HJ978: Commending the Brown family.
  • HB828: Personal property tax; computer equipment and peripherals used in data centers.
  • HB829: Compulsory school attendance; requires parent of school-age child to cause child to attend school.
  • HB830: TNC partner vehicles; interior trade dress.
  • HB831: Virtual Virginia; availability to all public middle and high schools.
  • HB833: Hate crimes; adds to list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate.
  • HB834: Voter registration; automatic voter registration.
  • HB835: Absentee voting; no excuse required when voting in person.
  • HB836: Child day programs at public or private school facilities; exemptions.
  • HB837: First Chance Trust Fund and First Chance Program; created, report.
  • HB838: Contributions for safe driving education; Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education Fund.
  • HJ88: Teacher licensing process; Department of Education to study.
  • HJ171: Commending Byron M. Adkins, Sr.
  • HJ208: Commending the Highland Springs High School football team.
  • HJ443: Commending Lucy Cordell Wells.
  • HB1923: Virtual Virginia; availability to all public middle and high schools.
  • HB1924: Public schools; suspensions.
  • HB1929: Public-Private Transportation Act; comprehensive agreement.
  • HB2371: Law-enforcement vehicles; permits vehicles to be equipped with steady-burning blue or red lights.
  • HB2399: Hate crimes; adds to list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate.
  • HJ591: Commending the Highland Springs High School football team.
  • HJ819: Commending the Upsilon Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • HJ930: Commending the Henrico Police Athletic League.
  • HJ931: Commending the MathScience Innovation Center.
  • HJ1017: Commending Tess W. Short.
  • HB416: Voter registration; automatic voter registration.
  • HB417: DMV; contracts with state or federal agencies to conduct customer service transactions.
  • HB418: Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person.
  • HB419: Local cigarette tax.
  • HB1061: Students; expulsion and referral to a local law-enforcement agency.
  • HB1323: Civil immunity; forcible entry of motor vehicle to remove unattended companion animal.
  • HB1324: Loans; maximum amount of interest and fees permitted.
  • HJ80: Commending the Highland Springs High School football team.
  • HJ81: Commending the Henrico High School boys' basketball team.
  • HJ82: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ83: Student nutrition; Office of School Nutrition Programs in the Department of Education to study.
  • HJ202: Commending Richmond International Raceway.
  • HJ246: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Leonidas B. Young II.