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
86
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
... Virginia's living governors, and by friends and neighbors in his native Bedford County. But as he winds down the longest tenure in the history of the Virginia General Assembly, Del. Lacey Putney still struggles to put his 52-year political career ...and more »

wtvr.com: Virginia lawmaker Lacey Putney honored as 52-year career comes to an end

April 3, 2013
Earlier this year Del. Lacey Putney (I ? Bedford) announced he was stepping down after 52 years of public service and would not seek re-election. ?Delegate Lacey Putney has been a fixture in Virginia politics for more than five decades, and has served ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Person of the Year: Lacey Putney

December 31, 2013
Accolades have poured in for retiring Del. Lacey Putney, whose 52 years in the House of Delegates set a mark that, in the words of Gov. Bob McDonnell, ?will not likely be replicated.? Four former governors joined Putney and McDonnell on a Richmond ...

Lynchburg News and Advance: Liberty University law school gets Putney book donation

September 11, 2014
Liberty NewsRetired Del. Lacey Putney ? Virginia's longest-serving state legislator ? has donated part of his law library to the Liberty University School of Law, the university announced Thursday. Putney, I-19th District, donated about 250 volumes from his ...Generous donations enhance library resourcesLiberty Newsall 2 news articles »

WSET: Del. Lacey Putney Talks About Retirement

March 28, 2013
Bedford, VA ? Delegate Lacey Putney from the 19th District is retiring after more than 50 years in the House of Delegates. Putney the longest serving member of the Virginia General Assembly and of any state legislature. Putney chairs the appropriations ...and more »

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.