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
89
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

Lynchburg News and Advance: Bedford County School Board may name road by new Liberty Middle School after Putney

September 19, 2017
The Bedford County School Board is considering naming the road near the new Liberty Middle School after former Del. Lacey Putney, Virginia's longest-serving legislator who died Aug. 26 at the age of 89. The middle school, which is being built adjacent ...

WDBJ7: Bedford County Board of Supervisors working on efforts to honor Putney

September 27, 2017
Drivers riding down 221 in Forest will hopefully be seeing some changes in the next year: signs declaring a stretch of the road ?Lacey Putney Memorial Highway?. Putney was the longest serving delegate in Virginia, and hailed from Bedford County. The ...

Richmond.com: Del. Lacey Putney, lying in state at Virginia Capitol, remembered as 'statesman of all statesmen'

September 6, 2017
Del. Lacey Putney, lying in state at Virginia Capitol, remembered as 'statesman of all statesmen'Howell ? speaking to a crowd that included about 30 members of Putney's family, three former governors, and countless legislators past and present ? said the courtly delegate once asked his permission to ask Carmela Bills to dinner. Bills was an ...Former longest serving Virginia delegate honored at CapitolWSETPutney honored as statesman during Capitol ceremonyWDBJ7all 7 news articles »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Bedford's Lacey E. Putney, longest-serving Virginia legislator in history, dies

August 27, 2017
Bedford's Lacey E. Putney, longest-serving Virginia legislator in history, diesLacey Putney (center) takes his seat next to his wife Carmela Bills (left) as the Bedford town manager Charles Kolakowski (right) visits as the program begins. The state's longest serving legislator, Lacey Putney, died Saturday at the age of 89 ...Lacey E. Putney, Virginia's longest-serving legislator, dies at 89Richmond.comLacey Putney, longest-serving state legislator in Virginia's history, dies at 89Roanoke TimesVirginia legislators remember Lacey PutneyWSLSWSET -Bearing Drift (press release) (blog) -WTOPall 12 news articles »

WDBJ7: Funeral arrangements announced for former Bedford delegate Lacey Putney

August 28, 2017
. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Tim Saunders |. Posted: Mon 5:21 PM, |. Updated: Mon 11:25 PM, . BEDFORD, Va. () Funeral ...Del. Putney to lie in state at Va. Capitol Rotunda Sept. 6Richmond.comLacey Putney to Lie in State in Virginia Capitol Rotunda on September 6Bearing Drift (press release) (blog)all 4 news articles »

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.