Delegate Lacey Putney (I-Bedford)

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Party
Independent
District
19: Counties of Alleghany, Bedford (part), and Botetourt (part); Cities of Bedford and Covington [map]
Took Office
January 1962
Left Office
January 2014
Age
88
Copatroning Habits
77% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 64% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 62% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Campaign Contributions
$28,839.38 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association, Inc. Political Action Committee Richmond $500
Altria Client Services, Inc. Tobacco and Food Richmond $500
Abbott Laboratories Employee Political Action Committee IL $250

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Del. Lacey Putney, pillar of the community, readies for retirement

December 19, 2013
I've never experienced anything without Lacey Putney." Putney had batted away retirement rumors for years, saying more than once that "an incumbent is a candidate to seek re-election until it is announced to the contrary." But last year he was treated ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Bedford's Del. Lacey Putney awarded honorary degree

May 11, 2014
Bedford's Del. Lacey Putney awarded honorary degreeAs Liberty University held its 41st commencement ceremony Saturday, the college awarded an honorary doctoral degree to former Del. Lacey Putney, 85. The delegate represented constituents of Bedford County for 52 years, as the longest-serving legislator ...and more »

Daily Press: Special interests spend millions to pay Virginia legislators' bills

November 27, 2016
Special interests spend millions to pay Virginia legislators' billsFormer Del. Lacey Putney, I-Bedford, dropped $3,225 for a an April 2011 gathering at Richmond's Bookbinders restaurant, where entrees range from $25 to $58 and a bottle of wine can cost more than $300. Former state Sen. Steve Martin, R-Chesterfield, ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Bedford businesswoman launches run for 19th District House seat

March 27, 2017
BEDFORD ? A Bedford County businesswoman announced Monday that she will run as a Democrat for the 19th District seat in the House of Delegates. Political newcomer Reagan Flaherty will challenge Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt, for the job he has held ...and more »

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): (Updated) Howell Stepping Down

February 20, 2017
Just like Speaker Tom Moss (D) was followed by Speaker Vance Wilkins (R), and briefly by Speaker Lacey Putney (I), Speaker Howell will have a successor who has earned their stripes in the House. One would think a favorite is Majority Leader Kirk Cox of ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Lacey Putney’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 86 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1392: Higher educational institutions; modifications to prior revenue bond bills, emergency.
  • HB1500: Budget Bill.
  • HB2241: Vacant building; adds Town of Clifton Forge to localities requiring building owner registration.
  • HB2242: Animal abuser registration; penalties.
  • HB2245: Virginia's Future, Council on; extends sunset provision.
  • HJ825: Commending Charles Robert Compton, Jr.
  • HJ891: Commending Lynn A. Beebe.
  • HB29: Budget Bill.
  • HB30: Budget Bill.
  • HB54: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2012; created.
  • HB1124: Capital outlay plan; projects to be funded from general fund-supported resources.
  • HB1239: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increased from four percent to five percent, and distribution of revenues.
  • HB1300: Budget Bill.
  • HB1300: Budget Bill.
  • HB1301: Budget Bill.
  • HB1301: Budget Bill.
  • HJ402: Commending Chris Fisher.
  • HR3: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HR502: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HB59: General registrar; appointment by electoral board.
  • HB1276: License plates, special; issuance to members and supporters of Friends of Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.
  • HB1500: Budget Bill. Appropriations for 2010-2012 biennium.
  • HB1501: Elections; distribution of mail voter registration application forms.
  • HB1502: License plates, special; issuance to members and supporters of Friends of Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.
  • HB1503: General registrar; appointment by electoral board.
  • HB1505: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2011; created.
  • HB2410: Retirement System; optional defined contribution retirement program for state and local employees.
  • HB2427: Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to approve request to amend certain conditions.
  • HB2496: Capital outlay plan; sets forth 6-year plan for project funded entirely from general fund resources.
  • HJ793: Commending Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr.
  • HJ813: Celebrating the life of Samuel Hughes, Jr.
  • HJ874: Celebrating the life of Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr.
  • HR49: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HR59: Celebrating the life of Dr. William Otey McCabe, Jr.
  • HB29: Budget Bill.
  • HB30: Budget Bill.
  • HB41: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2010; created.
  • HB59: General registrar; appointment by electoral board.
  • HB1189: Retirement System; modifies for new employees all defined benefit retirement plans.
  • HB1203: Candidates; recognized political parties to receive consent therefrom before nominating.
  • HB1276: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Friends of Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.
  • HB1335: Mail voter registration application form; SBE to make form available where hunting licenses sold.
  • HB1396: Economic development incentives; aggregate amount of awarded grants for eligible projects.
  • HJ25: Virginia Rail Heritage Region; designating various counties, cities, and towns to be included.
  • HJ186: Commending Titan America.
  • HJ234: Commending Angela Tincher.
  • HR4: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HB1600: Budget Bill.
  • HB1604: Parking Facilities Bond Act of 2009; created.
  • HB1662: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2009; created.
  • HB2487: Library aid; period in which transition of city to town status may continue to receive.
  • HB2575: Income tax, corporate; extends sunset date of major business facility job tax credit.
  • HB2660: Capital outlay plan; constitutes State's six-year proposal for projects.
  • HB2673: Investment Partnership Act; amends definition of 'eligible company.'
  • HJ825: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Charles Wesley Gunn, Jr.
  • HJ883: Commending the Virginia Governmental Employees Association.
  • HR40: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HR501: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent, and incidental expenses.
  • HB26: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers.
  • HB29: Budget Bill.
  • HB30: Budget Bill.
  • HB240: Charter; Town of Troutville.
  • HB903: Magistrates; reforms system by transferring appointment and supervisory responsibilities.
  • HB1390: Higher educational institutions; operational authority therefor in information technology.
  • HB1490: Foreign business entities; must register with State and State Corporation Commission.
  • HB1547: 21st Century Capital Improvement Program; created, report.
  • HB5001: Capital outlay projects; issuance of bonds for facilities and other projects therefor, etc.
  • HB6012: Highway maintenance; increase of sales and use tax, provided approved by voter referendum.
  • HJ172: Vision care services and products; JLARC to study impact of current law impeding accessibility.
  • HJ493: Commending Kenneth C. Horne, Jr.
  • HR3: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HR501: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent, and incidental expenses.
  • HB176: Court-appointed counsel; court may waive limit on compensation for certain cases.
  • HB1829: Alcoholic beverage control; small wine producer distribution license.
  • HB1830: State employees; changes participation in deferred compensation plan.
  • HB1831: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National D-Day Memorial Foundation.
  • HB1832: Golf carts; persons with disabled parking placards to cross public highways.
  • HB1833: Health insurance; increases credits for retired state employees.
  • HB1834: Equine Center Foundation; abolishment thereof.
  • HB2115: Pro Hac Vice Fund; created.
  • HB2239: Charter; Town of Troutville.
  • HB2361: Court-appointed counsel; compensation for services.
  • HJ641: Vision care services and products; JLARC to study impact of law impeding accessibility thereto.
  • HJ809: Celebrating the life of Bobby Gene Pollard.
  • HJ836: Commending the James River High School softball team.
  • HB59: Health insurance; credits for retired state employees.
  • HB176: Court-appointed counsel; court may waive limit on compensation for certain cases.
  • HB419: Retirement System; Board shall pay cash-out amount in direct rollover to an individual plan.
  • HB420: Health insurance credits; clarifies retirees who are eligible therefor.
  • HB773: House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustments in certain districts.
  • HR18: Commending Barbara Lucas Regen.