Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)

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63: Counties of Chesterfield (part), Dinwiddie (part), and Prince George (part); Cities of Hopewell (part) and Petersburg [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Appropriations, General Laws, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 62% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 64% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
17.6% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

WVTF: How a Group of Teens Helped Convince Lawmakers to Close a Youth Prison

February 21, 2019
  At Virginia's state house, lobbyists are everywhere. They meet with lawmakers, help draft bills, and testify in committees. But one day this week there was a ...

Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune: Petersburg Council adopts MOU, considers road name change

February 21, 2019
  PETERSBURG ? During Tuesday night's meeting, City Council moved to adopt a memorandum of understanding that allowed for revenue sharing with other ...

Washington Post: Virginia?s black lawmakers struggle with painful questions as scandals unfold around race and sex

February 12, 2019
  The lawmakers have called for the resignations of Gov. Ralph Northam and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax. But many of their constituents say they don't want either to ...

Progress Index: Lawmakers differ on Fairfax fate

February 10, 2019
  Senator hesitates to call for LG's resignation; delegate asks for it, but both wary of impeachment threats.

WMRA Public Radio: In The Aftermath Of Scandals, Va. Democrats Look To Women Of Color For Leadership

February 15, 2019
  MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Two weeks ago today, that infamous photo from Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook surfaced with one ...

These are all of the video clips of Lashrecse Aird’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2017. There are 10 video clips in all.


  • HB2001: Virginia Minimum Wage Act; removes exemptions that exclude newsboys, shoe-shine boys.
  • HB2002: Hopewell, City of; amending charter, appointment of president of city council.
  • HB2003: Major business facility job tax credit; extends sunset date.
  • HB2004: Community health worker; VDH to approve one or more entities to certify workers in the Commonwealth.
  • HB2005: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility.
  • HB2006: Center; Sec. of Health & Human Resources, et al., to establish joint task force
  • HB2007: Eviction; writs of possession and eviction.
  • HB2076: Petersburg, City of; amending charter, city manager shall serve as collector of city taxes.
  • HB2077: Local audit; localities required to submit their annual local audit to Auditor of Public Accounts.
  • HB2317: Custody and visitation orders; history of family abuse, law-enforcement officers.
  • HB2402: Public employment; limitations on inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding.
  • HB2471: Higher educational institutions, public; admissions applications, criminal history.
  • HB2664: Wage payment statements; each employer to provide on each regular pay date.
  • HB2741: Clean Energy Advisory Board; established, solar energy installation rebates.
  • HJ732: Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day.
  • HJ748: Commending Virginia State University.
  • HB1132: Dinwiddie Airport and Industrial Authority; residency requirements.
  • HB1134: Absentee voting; persons age 65 or older.
  • HB1275: Virginia FOIA; record exclusion for trade secrets supplied to the VDOT.
  • HB1298: Towing advisory boards; appointment prior to entering into contract regarding regulations.
  • HB1357: Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions.
  • HB1358: Commonwealth's Development Opportunity Fund; criteria for awarding grants and loans.
  • HB1359: Human Resource Management, Department of; establishment of state employee voluntary leave bank.
  • HB1389: Community health worker; VDH to approve one or more entities to certify workers in the Commonwealth.
  • HB1390: Food and beverage tax; counties to enact ordinances providing that bonds shall be paid from revenue.
  • HJ107: Prisoner educational and vocational training programs; JLARC to study.
  • HJ108: Virginia Preschool Initiative programs; JLARC to study universal access.
  • HJ182: Celebrating the life of Buckner Gamby, Jr.
  • HJ183: Celebrating the life of Nellie Jane Hinderman McLeod.
  • HJ274: Commending Vanessa R. Crawford.
  • HJ315: Commending the Virginia State University football team.
  • HJ316: Commending the Virginia State University men's indoor track and field team.
  • HJ438: Celebrating the life of Wilbert M. Beasley, Jr.
  • HB2150: Land preservation tax credit; per taxpayer limitation.
  • HB2151: Virginia Resources Authority.
  • HB2152: Charter; City of Hopewell; water renewal commission.
  • HB2322: Criminal Justice Services Board; citizen membership.
  • HB2323: Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions.
  • HB2464: Petersburg, City of; amending charter, repeals or updates obsolete provisions, technical amendments.
  • HJ901: Commending Elizabeth Roberts.
  • HR282: Celebrating the life of Alvin W. Blaha.
  • HR283: Celebrating the life of Jack W. Gravely.
  • HR285: Commending the Rotary Club of Petersburg (Breakfast).
  • HR316: Commending the Dinwiddie Angels softball team.
  • HR317: Commending the Dinwiddie Darlings softball team.
  • HR319: Commending the Dinwiddie Nationals Coach Pitch All-Stars baseball team.
  • HR320: Celebrating the life of Robert Worthington Nunnally Smith, Sr.
  • HR325: Celebrating the life of Calvin H. Thigpen, Sr. M.D.
  • HB183: Hopewell, City of; charter, passage of emergency measures, Hopewell Water Renewal Commission.
  • HB184: Trooper Nathan-Michael W. Smith Memorial Bridge; designating as Rt. 301 bridge over Interstate 95.
  • HB646: Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Commissioner of; duties and powers.
  • HB1182: Sheriffs; standard vehicle markings.
  • HB1216: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • HR32: Celebrating the life of Moses Malone.