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
71% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 75% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 65% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
50% in 2019
Recent Mentions in the Media

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September 26, 2020 | 7:00 am

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September 23, 2020 | 6:18 pm

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September 23, 2020 | 10:03 am

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.


  • HB687: State-certified doulas; certification, registry.
  • HB688: Certified community health workers; establishes requirements for use of the title.
  • HB689: Wage payment statements; statement of earnings.
  • HB690: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF); family cap.
  • HB755: Real property taxes; definitions, blighted and derelict properties in certain localities.
  • HB756: Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; tenants participation in Eviction Diversion Pilot Program.
  • HB757: Public employment; limitations on inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding arrests.
  • HB760: Annual local audit; enforcement mechanism, civil penalty.
  • HB1316: Standards of Quality; work-based learning, teacher leaders and mentors, principal mentors.
  • HB1317: Industrial hemp grower; public notice, buffer zone, odor mitigation.
  • HB1318: Motion picture production tax credit; media-related exemptions, extends sunset provision.
  • HB1319: Higher education; public-private partnerships, cloud computing, artificial intelligence.
  • HB1320: Demographic statements for bills; preparation by JLARC.
  • HB1322: Higher educational institutions, public; admissions applications, criminal history of applicant.
  • HB1362: General registrars; certification requirement, removal from office.
  • HB1446: School buildings; assessment by local school board.
  • HB1467: Prisoners; obtaining certain identification documentation upon release.
  • HB1699: Temporary detention; DBHDS shall study who may evaluate.
  • HB1707: Clean Energy Advisory Board; increases membership.
  • HB5099: Search warrants; prohibition on no-knock search warrants.
  • HB5114: Law-enforcement officer conduct during an arrest or detention; use of force, prohibited practices.
  • HB5117: Emergency Debt Repayment Plan; every utility providing electric, gas, etc., service to develop.
  • HJ59: Facial recognition and artificial intelligence technology; Joint Com. on Science & Tech to study.
  • HJ115: Prisoner educational and vocational training programs; JLARC to study the adequacy of programs.
  • HJ293: Commending the Dinwiddie Nationals Machine Pitch All-Stars.
  • HR42: Commending Flossie Zenobia Jones Jordan.
  • HR43: Celebrating the life of Ruby Williams Evans.
  • HR100: Commending Central State Hospital.
  • HR101: Commending Dixie Restaurant.
  • HR122: Commending the Honorable Rosalyn Randolph Dance.
  • HR570: Racism; recognizing as a public health crisis.
  • 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: School-based health centers; Sec. of Health & Human Resources, et al., to establish task force.
  • HB2007: Eviction; writs of possession and eviction.
  • HB2076: Petersburg, City of; amending charter, city manager shall serve as collector of city taxes, duties.
  • HB2077: Local audit; localities required to submit their annual local audit to Auditor of Public Accounts.
  • HB2317: Custody and visitation orders; exchange of child.
  • HB2402: Public employment; limitations on inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding arrests.
  • 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.