Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)

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Party
Democratic
District
18: Parts of Chesapeake City and Portsmouth City
Took Office
January 1992
Next Election
November 2027
Twitter
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 77% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 56% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
29.4% in 2024

These are all of the video clips of Louise Lucas’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 204 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB1: Minimum wage; increases wage to $13.50 per hour effective January 1, 2025.
  • SB29: Budget Bill.
  • SB30: Budget Bill.
  • SB104: Teachers; process and timeline for increasing salary.
  • SB105: English language learner students; ratios of instructional positions, At-Risk Program established.
  • SB106: Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, aligning dates for nomination of candidates.
  • SB115: Child abuse and neglect; custody and visitation, possession or consumption of authorized substances.
  • SB116: Retail sales and use tax holiday; establishes an annual tax holiday that takes place in August.
  • SB119: Drug manufacturers; permitting and registration, certain conditions related to 340B-covered drugs.
  • SB588: Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; affordable housing, criminal record screening policy.
  • SB599: Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2024; created.
  • SB601: Capital outlay plan; repeals existing six-year capital outlay for projects to be funded.
  • SB623: Firefighters and emergency medical services; collective bargaining by providers.
  • SB624: Public education; student literacy measures.
  • SB627: College and Career Ready Virginia Program and Fund; established and created.
  • SB699: Revenue reserves & budgetary amendments; commitment of funds for Revenue Reserve Fund.
  • SB703: General appropriations and revenue of the Commonwealth; includes digital personal property.
  • SR63: Commending I.C. Norcom High School.
  • SR64: Celebrating the life of John Oliver Wynne.
  • SR69: Celebrating the life of Helen V. Davis.
  • SR70: Celebrating the life of Mary Clyde James Carruth.
  • SR71: Commending the Women's Tidewater Golf Association.
  • SR72: Celebrating the life of Vivian Ann Bland.
  • SB520: Income tax, state; motion picture production tax credit.
  • SB522: Toll Relief Program; eligibility.
  • SB615: Disability Services Coordination, Secretary of; created.
  • SB662: School Quality Profiles; teacher data.
  • SB1175: Student literacy measures; scope, students in grades four through eight.
  • SB1177: Licensed provider reporting requirement; DBHDS to amend regulations.
  • SB1211: Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center; establishing at Old Dominion University.
  • SB1214: Child abuse and neglect; custody and visitation, possession or consumption of substances.
  • SB1215: Public elementary and secondary school teachers; calculations for competitive compensation.
  • SB1216: Transportation network companies; uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.
  • SB1248: MEI Project Approval Commission; board-level gender and diversity requirements.
  • SB1256: Magistrates; appointment and supervision.
  • SB1258: Sales tax revenues; entertainment arena.
  • SB1260: National Teacher Certification Incentive Reward Program & Fund; eligibility, incentive grant awards.
  • SB1448: Norfolk State University & Va. State University; reduced rate tuition charges for certain students.
  • SB1479: Virginia Retirement System; return to work, hiring retired teachers, bus drivers, etc.
  • SB1523: Marijuana related offenses; modification of sentence.
  • SJ250: Juvenile Justice, Department of; JLARC, et al., to study transferring responsibility for Department.
  • SJ251: Black World War II veterans; acknowledging with profound regret denial of benefits under G.I. Bill.
  • SR89: Commending Dr. Donald James Finley.
  • SR90: Celebrating the life of Bobbie Louis Sutton.
  • SR114: Commending the 2023 Inductees to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • SR119: Commending Janet Rainey.
  • SR128: Celebrating the life of Emery L. Fears, Jr.
  • SR132: Commending Missy Elliott.
  • SR137: Celebrating the life of Willie Otis Walker, Sr.
  • SB517: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for medicine and drugs purchased by veterinarians.
  • SB518: Marijuana related offenses; modification of sentence.
  • SB519: Casino gaming; sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in establishments, etc.
  • SB520: Income tax, state; motion picture production tax credit.
  • SB521: Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund; funds to be paid to certain entities.
  • SB522: Toll Relief Program; eligibility.
  • SB523: Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, changes to process for recall of elective officers.
  • SB526: Alarm systems; regulation, battery-charged fence security systems.
  • SB564: Criminal records; sealing of offenses resulting in a deferred & dismissed disposition or conviction.
  • SB615: Disability Services Coordination, Secretary of; created.
  • SB616: Virginia Literacy Act; early student literacy, evidence-based literacy instruction, etc.
  • SB623: Governor; authority to grant relief from fines and penalties.
  • SB661: Apprenticeship program; Bd. of Workforce Development to prepare recommendations for primary office.
  • SB662: School Quality Profiles; teacher data.
  • SB755: Wrongful incarceration; compensation.
  • SJ43: Celebrating the life of Gerald Glenn Poindexter.
  • SJ64: Commending Antioch Baptist Church.
  • SJ87: Celebrating the life of Betty J. Wright.
  • SJ171: Celebrating the life of Sarah Bell Bennett Grant.
  • SR29: Celebrating the life of Joyce Evelyn Drumgoole Bland.
  • SR39: Commending Dorethea Vincent Johnson.
  • SB352: Guardianship and conservatorship; supported decision-making alternative.
  • SB983: Certificate of public need; definition of 'medical care facility,' facilities subject to review.
  • SB1168: 'Abused or neglected child;' definition.
  • SB1168: 'Abused or neglected child;' definition.
  • SB1320: Licensed certified midwives; clarifies definition, licensure, etc.
  • SB1320: Licensed certified midwives; clarifies definition, licensure, etc.
  • SB1333: Pharmaceutical processors; permits processors to produce & distribute cannabis products.
  • SB1333: Pharmaceutical processors; permits processors to produce & distribute cannabis products.
  • SB1372: Criminal records; establishes a process for automatic expungement for certain convictions, report.
  • SB1380: Electric utilities; electric school bus projects.
  • SB1380: Electric utilities; electric school bus projects.
  • SB1391: Pretrial data collection; VCSC to collect and disseminate on an annual basis.
  • SB1391: Pretrial data collection; VCSC to collect and disseminate on an annual basis.
  • SB1411: Peanuts; extends sunset date of excise tax on all peanuts grown in Virginia.
  • SB1411: Peanuts; extends sunset date of excise tax on all peanuts grown in Virginia.
  • SB1441: Commissioner of accounts; prohibits appointment of General Assembly members.
  • SJ288: National Statuary Hall Collection at the United States Capitol; Barbara Rose Johns.
  • SJ288: National Statuary Hall Collection at the United States Capitol; Barbara Rose Johns.
  • SJ308: COVID-19; JLARC to study the impact on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employees.
  • SJ308: COVID-19; JLARC to study the impact on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employees.
  • SJ313: Commending Virginia's Crossroads.
  • SR84: Celebrating the life of William C. Washington.
  • SR86: Celebrating the life of Dora McGlone Harris.
  • SR97: Celebrating the life of Gloria Mae Benton Walker.
  • SR98: Celebrating the life of Mary Holley.
  • SR732: Celebrating the life of Thomas S. Hardy.
  • SR743: Celebrating the life of Marlene West Randall.
  • SR744: Commending Rudolph O. Hunt, Sr.
  • SR745: Commending the Reverend Dr. Joe B. Fleming.
  • SR765: Celebrating the life of Alfreda E. Knight.
  • SB36: Lottery Board; regulation and control of casino gaming, definitions.
  • SB64: Paramilitary activities; penalty.
  • SB70: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information check, penalty.
  • SB71: Firearms; possession on school property.
  • SB201: Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act; telephone solicitation calls.
  • SB203: Redistricting; Virginia Redistricting Commission established.
  • SB204: Redistricting; role of Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SB328: Overweight permits; forest products.
  • SB348: Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of electronic gaming devices, penalty.
  • SB349: Insurance benefits; certain retired employees of political subdivisions.
  • SB350: Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund; established.
  • SB351: Localities; authority to provide broadband service.
  • SB352: Guardianship and conservatorship; supported decision-making alternative.
  • SB600: Elementary and secondary schools, etc.; repealing several Acts relating to racial segregation.
  • SB601: Legal holidays; Election Day, removes Lee-Jackson Day as state holiday.
  • SB612: Historical Statues in the United States Capitol, Commission for; removal of Robert E. Lee statue.
  • SB907: Transportation safety; occupants of motor vehicles not equipped with seat belts.
  • SB923: Motion picture production tax credit; media-related exemptions, extends sunset provision.
  • SB949: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; victims of sexual assault, report.
  • SB983: Certificate of public need; definition of 'medical care facility,' facilities subject to review.
  • SB988: Electric utilities; electric school bus projects.
  • SB998: Offshore wind generation facilities; development of facilities.
  • SB1038: Hampton Roads Regional Transit Program and Fund; created, transit funding.
  • SB1096: Electric utilities; electric school bus projects.
  • SB5024: Law-enforcement; Attorney Gen. authorized to file civil suit or inquire into any unlawful practice.
  • SB5029: Marijuana and certain traffic offenses; issuing citations, etc,
  • SJ10: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Constance Kelly-Rice.
  • SJ85: Commending Brunswick County.
  • SR2: Celebrating the life of Georgia M. Shivers.
  • SR7: James Solomon Russell Day.
  • SR8: Celebrating the life of Lorraine Brinkley Skeeter.
  • SR9: Commending Purcell G. Bailey, Sr.
  • SR15: Celebrating the life of Esmond B. Lambert.
  • SR35: Celebrating the life of Joseph Roland Wright, Sr.
  • SR36: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Willard James Moody, Sr.
  • SR69: Commending Belle S. Wheelan, Ph.D.
  • SR535: Celebrating the life of Howard H. Foust, Jr.
  • SR536: Celebrating the life of Leonard Jackson Hite.
  • SB59: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; training standards, community engaged policing.
  • SB1036: Small business procurement enhancement program; established, report.
  • SB1126: Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties, report.
  • SB1187: Gambling; definition of gambling device.
  • SB1202: Correctional facilities, local; voting information for persons incarcerated.
  • SB1210: Paramilitary activities; penalty.
  • SB1273: DOC; Director to establish health care continuous quality improvement committee.
  • SB1291: Legal holidays; Election Day.
  • SB1454: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
  • SB1652: Virginia port volume increase tax credit; transfer of credits.
  • SB1750: Medicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund; established.
  • SJ5: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • SJ12: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters and the right to vote.
  • SJ262: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters and the right to vote (first reference).
  • SJ265: Municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit; reduction of recycling rate.
  • SJ330: Commending Bishop Curtis Eugene Edmonds, Sr.
  • SR107: Commending Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia.
  • SR157: Commending Black women in the General Assembly.
  • SB19: Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans.
  • SB59: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; training standards, community engaged policing.
  • SB79: Firearms; prohibited at certain preschools and child day centers.
  • SB90: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB91: Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB108: Orders of publication to enforce tax lien; limited-value property.
  • SB385: Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
  • SB412: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
  • SB793: Hampton Roads Transportation Commission; adds two legislative members to Commission.
  • SB850: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program.
  • SB860: Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers, public hospitals.
  • SB902: Property tax; exemption for solar energy equipment and facilities.
  • SB987: Paramilitary activities; penalty.
  • SB992: Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events.
  • SJ5: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • SJ7: State-owned ports; JLARC to study impact on local governments.
  • SJ12: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters and the right to vote.
  • SR2: Celebrating the life of Wilson M. Goode.
  • SR6: Celebrating the life of Frances Virginia Matthews Clarke.
  • SR17: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Earle C. Mobley.
  • SR18: Commending Bishop Curtis Eugene Edmonds, Sr.
  • SR19: Celebrating the life of Darnell Johnson.
  • SR25: Commending the Reverend Elbert T. Knight.
  • SR43: Celebrating the life of Fred Melvin Reekes.
  • SB194: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • SB297: Line of Duty Act; certain employees of DOC included in definition of deceased person under Act.
  • SB618: Standard deduction; adjusted for inflation.
  • SB619: Line of Duty Act; probation and parole officers.
  • SB702: Bridge structures; attachment to locality, annual service fee.
  • SB703: DMV; charges for information supplied to toll facility operators.
  • SB842: Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, repeals Civil Service Commission.
  • SB846: Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans.
  • SB908: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession.
  • SB935: Inpatient psychiatric hospital admission; defendant found incompetent.
  • SB939: Line of Duty Act; death benefit eligibility; Department of Military Affairs employees.
  • SB974: Palliative care information and resources.
  • SB975: Community services boards; preadmission screening for regional jail inmates.
  • SB1010: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming; penalties.
  • SB1011: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming; penalties.
  • SB1012: Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; penalties.
  • SB1013: Host Localities Economic Development Incentive and Transportation Support Funds; created, etc.
  • SB1047: DCJS training standards; community engaged policing.
  • SB1194: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
  • SB1400: Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming.
  • SB1451: Motion picture production; amends tax credit.
  • SB1452: Marijuana; possession or distribution for medical purposes.
  • SB1453: Firearms; prohibited at certain preschools and child day centers.
  • SB1460: Real property, certain; orders of publication proceeding to enforce lien.
  • SB1499: Virginia Riverboat Gaming Commission; created, regulation, penalties.
  • SJ218: Commending the I.C. Norcom High School boys' basketball team.
  • SJ219: Celebrating the life of Charles B. Whitehurst, Sr.
  • SJ252: Commending First Baptist Church of Franklin.
  • SJ316: Commending LeShawn Merritt.
  • SR100: Celebrating the life of Jack W. Gravely.
  • SR139: Commending the Mathomank Village Tribe.
  • SR150: Commending Hilda Spicely Bower.
  • SB1: Excise tax on peanuts.
  • SB2: Incapacitated person; public guardian or conservator acting as trustee for trust.
  • SB28: Virginia Sports Hall of Fame; created, report.
  • SB31: Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans.
  • SB32: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB33: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB34: Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB47: Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; local representation.
  • SB118: Ground water conservation incentive program; State Water Control Bd. to establish voluntary program.
  • SB179: Small Business Investment Grant Fund; administration, qualifications.
  • SB194: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • SB196: Tax returns; subject to perjury, penalty.
  • SB198: Concealed weapons; adds any employee with internal investigations authority designated by DOC.
  • SB199: Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
  • SB226: Grand larceny and certain property crimes; increases threshold amount of money taken, etc.
  • SB295: Toll violations at all-electronic toll facilities; administrative fees and period of nonpayment.
  • SB297: Line of Duty Act; certain employees of DOC included in definition of deceased person under Act.
  • SB319: Small Business Investment Grant Fund; administration; qualifications.
  • SB341: Certificate of relief from collateral criminal consequences.
  • SB342: Criminal defendants; orders for evaluation or treatment, duties of clerk of court.
  • SB343: Cancer; possession or distribution of marijuana for medical purposes.
  • SB618: Standard deduction; adjusted for inflation.
  • SB619: Line of Duty Act; probation and parole officers.
  • SB638: Structured Settlement Protection Act; amends Act, obligor and issuer shall rely on court order.
  • SB697: Motorcycles; free use of toll facilities.
  • SB702: Bridge structures; attachment to locality, annual service fee.
  • SB703: DMV; charges for information supplied to toll facility operators.
  • SB704: Overtime compensation; broadens definition of fire protection employees.
  • SJ37: Employees; encouraging employers in the Commonwealth to pay a living wage.
  • SJ133: Commending S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, Inc.
  • SJ134: Commending the Virginia peanut industry.
  • SJ203: Celebrating the life of Jerald Teresa Hickman-Joyner.
  • SR1: Commending Poole's Funeral Home.
  • SR14: Commending the 2016 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • SR69: Celebrating the life of Colonel Fred V. Cherry, Sr., USAF, Ret.
  • SR70: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Henry Blunt.
  • SB19: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB339: Secondhand fixtures and scrap metal; payment for materials to be in form of check.
  • SB589: Disposal of solid waste fees; Southampton County.
  • SB716: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB725: Arrest without warrant; procedures.
  • SB743: Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; local representation.
  • SB749: Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, election of mayor and city council members.
  • SB759: Transient occupancy tax; Isle of Wight County authorized to impose a tax of up to two percent.
  • SB774: Admissions tax; all counties authorized to levy.
  • SB784: Cigarettes; all localities allowed to impose a tax.
  • SB796: County food and beverage tax; referendum requirement.
  • SB841: Ordinances; adoption by counties, notice by publication.
  • SB842: School budget; preparation and approval by county.
  • SB854: Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business Loan Fund; established.
  • SB901: Nurses and nurse practitioners, registered and practical; restricted volunteer license.
  • SB988: Sexual orientation change efforts prohibited.
  • SB990: Domestic violence leave; employers to provide for employees.
  • SB993: Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check; penalties.
  • SB1441: Transfer of firearms at gun shows; voluntary background check; penalties.
  • SB1451: Tolls; imposition and collection for use of Interstate Route 95 south of City of Fredericksburg.
  • SJ33: Corrections, Department of; JLARC to study staffing levels and employment conditions.
  • SJ224: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission, redistricting criteria and process.
  • SJ322: Commending Paul D. Camp Community College.
  • SR54: Celebrating the life of Harvey Nathaniel Johnson, Jr.
  • SR66: Commending the 2015 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • SR81: Commending the Reverend Dr. Devlaming A. Peace, Sr.
  • SR85: Commending Celestial Baptist Church.
  • SB19: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB124: Constitutional officers; if proposed budget reduces funding of such officer, 14 day written notice.
  • SB292: Downtown Tunnel Construction Relief Grant Fund; established.
  • SB339: Secondhand fixtures and scrap metal; payment for materials to be in form of check.
  • SB589: Disposal of solid waste fees; Southampton County.
  • SB632: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; establishment of state purchasing program.
  • SJ33: Corrections, Department of; JLARC to study staffing levels and employment conditions.
  • SJ92: Commending Dr. John J. Cavan.
  • SJ104: Commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.
  • SJ129: Celebrating the life of Percy Lee House, III.
  • SJ143: Commending Melissa A. Porfirio.
  • SJ5038: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William Thomas Parker.
  • SR1: Commending the 2014 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • SR16: Commending Melanie Rhoades Gerheart.
  • SR503: Commending the I.C. Norcom High School boys' basketball team.
  • SR505: Celebrating the life of Shirley Hurdle Lassiter.
  • SR512: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Daniels, DMD.
  • SR516: Commending Virginia Diner, Inc.
  • SR518: Commending James Marshall Whitaker.
  • SR519: Commending the Church of God in Christ in Virginia.
  • SR521: Commending Vernon C. Crump, Jr.
  • SB290: Geriatric prisoners; removes petition requirement for Parole Board to consider conditional release.
  • SB477: Dangerous wild animals; Class 1 misdemeanor to privately possess, sell, transfer, etc.
  • SB479: Weighing of vehicles; exempts those owned or leased by City of Suffolk.
  • SB567: Low-income and student toll tax credit; established.
  • SB687: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; created, penalties, report.
  • SB688: Charter; City of Portsmouth.
  • SB689: Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; created, penalties, report.
  • SB695: Va. Toll Relief Act and Va. Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB696: Va. Toll Abatement Act and Va. Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB697: Va. Transportation Enhancement and Toll Abatement Act and Va. Casino Gaming Commission; regulation.
  • SB698: Peanuts; extends excise tax on those grown in and sold in Virginia.
  • SB713: Public-Private Transportation Act; definition of transportation facility, port facility excluded.
  • SB714: Va. Toll Mitigation Act & Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
  • SB726: Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming, etc.
  • SB833: Voluntary economic growth-sharing agreements; Port of Va. Economic and Infrastructure Develop Zone.
  • SB834: Portsmouth Port and Industrial Commission; annual report of financial performance.
  • SB860: State entities; procurement by using public-private partnerships.
  • SB976: Commonwealth Transportation Board; circumstances for removal from office by Governor.
  • SB977: Public-Private Transportation Act; receipt of competing proposals, disclosure of business points.
  • SB1237: Claims; Calvin Wayne Cunningham.
  • SB1346: Charitable gaming; sale of pull tabs & other instant bingo games by volunteer fire departments, etc.
  • SB1369: Virginia Riverboat Gaming Commission; created, penalties.
  • SJ266: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • SJ284: Celebrating the life of James W. Holley III.
  • SJ285: Commending Gregory E. Lucyk.
  • SJ312: Tolls; General Assembly to recognize need for mitigation measures for disadvantaged populations.
  • SJ317: Tolls; joint subcommittee to study how VA can mitigate impact on State's disadvantaged citizens.
  • SJ360: Commending Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas.
  • SJ370: Agricultural and forestry products; weight limits on interstate highways.
  • SJ377: Commending Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., on its centennial anniversary.
  • SJ410: Celebrating the life of Henry L. Stevenson, Sr.
  • SJ416: Commending the Reverend J. L. Williams.
  • SJ425: Commending the Portsmouth Chapter, The Links, Incorporated.
  • SR21: Commending the 2013 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • SR30: Tolls; Senate Committee on Finance to study ways to mitigate impact on State's disadvantaged.
  • SB8: Guardians; disposition of remains.
  • SB9: Guardianship; restriction of visitation.
  • SB10: Line of Duty Act; coverage for fire company personnel of National Guard and Air National Guard.
  • SB290: Geriatric prisoners; removes petition requirement for Parole Board to consider conditional release.
  • SB291: Urban development areas; makes incorporation optional rather than mandatory for all localities.
  • SB292: Charter; City of Chesapeake.
  • SB293: DCJS; provides minimum training standards for juvenile correctional officers.
  • SB294: Methamphetamine precursors; sale and tracking, penalties.
  • SB477: Dangerous wild animals; Class 1 misdemeanor to privately possess, sell, transfer, etc.
  • SB478: Charter; City of Portsmouth.
  • SB479: Weighing of vehicles; exempts those owned or leased by City of Suffolk.
  • SB480: Senate Districts; technical adjustments in boundaries in Isle of Wight County.
  • SB567: Low-income and student toll tax credit; established.
  • SB595: Railroad grade crossings; vehicles who are required to stop for trains.
  • SB619: Commonwealth Tolling Assistance Program; established.
  • SJ64: Offender classification; Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to study.
  • SJ82: Commending the 2012 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • SJ83: Celebrating the life of Willie Alice Crowell Ferguson.
  • SJ84: Celebrating the life of Helen Pope Shropshire.
  • SJ107: Commending Surry County.
  • SJ110: Celebrating the life of Carolyn Bond Coleman.
  • SJ111: Commending Tony and Monica Brothers.
  • SJ119: Commending Girl Scouts of the United States of America.
  • SJ135: Commending Norfolk State University on hosting Sesquicentennial of Civil War Conference.
  • SJ136: Commending the Norfolk State University football team.
  • SJ137: Commending the Norfolk State University mens cross country team.
  • SB34: Worker Misclassification Act; created.
  • SB258: Circuit courts; creates local fee retention funding method for clerks' offices.
  • SB740: Motorcycles and mopeds; use of bridges in high winds.
  • SB777: Jail processing fee; allows sheriff's department, regional jail, or police department to receive.
  • SB778: Nottoway River; extends portion that is designated as a component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
  • SB779: Joint enterprise zone; authorizes DHCD to expand an existing zone consisting of two localities, etc.
  • SB803: Public schools; physical fitness requirement.
  • SB984: Transient occupancy tax; Counties of Brunswick and Washington authorized to impose.
  • SB1364: Protective orders; definition, makes numerous changes to laws governing family abuse, etc.
  • SB1374: Social work; unlawful for person not licensed by Board of Social Work to use title social worker.
  • SB1396: Podiatry; expands definition.
  • SB1473: Business Assistance, Department of; job retraining account program created within Department.
  • SJ275: Commending Jackson-Feild Homes on the occasion of its 155th anniversary.
  • SJ276: Celebrating the life of Edith R. Jones.
  • SJ336: Celebrating the life of Katherine A. Treherne, M.D.
  • SJ337: Celebrating the life of Mattrude Person Sharpe.
  • SJ369: Celebrating the life of Dolly Rose Murphy Goodwyn.
  • SJ437: Commending DeAngelo Eugene Hall.
  • SJ470: Commending Robert T. Williams.
  • SJ500: Commending the Reverend Joe B. Fleming.
  • SJ501: Celebrating the life of Mary Elizabeth Jones.
  • SB16: Distribution of handbills, etc.; grants City of Portsmouth power to regulate and prohibit.
  • SB17: Blackwater River; designates portion thereof as component of State Scenic Rivers System.
  • SB18: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Virginia Kids Eat Free program, etc.
  • SB19: Solid waste disposal; Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties to levy fees upon each household.
  • SB32: Peanut Board; authorized to enter into an agreement with Federal Commodity Credit Corporation.
  • SB33: Mobile camps and other railway work facilities; establishes standards therefor.
  • SB34: Worker Misclassification Act; created.
  • SB35: Distribution of handbills, etc.; adds median & public roadway to places locality can regulate, etc.
  • SB63: Involuntary commitment order; reduces length of time a person can appeal to circuit court.
  • SB64: Signs; provides local government authority to regulate.
  • SB65: Psychiatric treatment; revises Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act.
  • SB257: Motion picture film production; provides income tax credits to any company with qualifying expenses.
  • SB258: Circuit court; creates local fee retention funding method for clerks' offices.
  • SB259: Juveniles; detention of those transferred or certified.
  • SB260: Mental health and substance abuse providers; background checks.
  • SB501: Concealed handgun permit; DUI from another state disqualifies individual from obtaining.
  • SB595: Criminal background check; requirement of firearms show vendor and promoter of gun show.
  • SB618: Virginia Slave Commission; established.
  • SJ12: Nottoway Indian Tribe; extending state recognition thereto and grants representation on VCI.
  • SJ130: Celebrating the life of Deshannon Artemis Taylor.
  • SJ257: Commending the Isle of Wight TRIAD program.
  • SJ258: Celebrating the life of Anna Leola Jones Studivant.
  • SJ274: Commending Reverend Dr. Devlaming A. Peace, Sr.
  • SR18: Commending Zion Baptist Church.
  • SR19: Commending the I.C. Norcom High School boys basketball team.
  • SB89: Retail Sales and Use Tax; custom structural metal fabrication in an economically distressed area.
  • SB162: Vacant building registration; enhances penalties for failure to register.
  • SB163: Derelict structures; locality authorized to impose fee on record owner.
  • SB166: Trees; replacement during development process in certain localities.
  • SB429: Opiate addiction treatment providers; daily service fee.
  • SB667: Motion picture production companies; expands tax incentives.
  • SB703: Motion Picture Incentive Performance Grant Fund; created.
  • SB802: Holland-Councill Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 58 bridge over Blackwater River.
  • SB804: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Virginia Kids Eat Free program.
  • SB807: Mobile camps; establishes standards for rooms at terminals, etc. provided by a railroad company.
  • SB818: Opiate addiction treatment providers; daily service fee.
  • SB819: Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 15 to eight days before election.
  • SB831: Zoning ordinances; restrictions on ABC licenses in City of Portsmouth.
  • SB836: Toll Facilities Revolving Account; balance remaining on any loan issued to political subdivision.
  • SB870: Indoor Clean Air Act; allows localities to exceed requirements that regulate smoking.
  • SB1122: Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; mandatory outpatient treatment; etc.
  • SB1123: Admissions tax; adds Greensville County to list of those that may impose at events.
  • SB1141: Income tax, state; renewable energy property tax credit.
  • SB1341: Alcoholic beverages; Class 3 misdemeanor when person permits underage person to consume.
  • SB1420: Charitable Gaming, Division of; authorized to contract with State Lottery one-time raffle.
  • SB1421: Digital media purchase or rental; fee created.
  • SJ493: Celebrating the life of Levi E. Willis, Sr.
  • SB6: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those paid, imposed on certain drivers, refund fees.
  • SB88: Marijuana; expungement of charges.
  • SB89: Retail Sales and Use Tax; custom structural metal fabrication in an economically distressed area.
  • SB96: Involuntary commitment hearings; confidentiality of records.
  • SB97: Mental health records; disclosure.
  • SB151: Dental assistants; Board of Dentistry to regulate practice thereof.
  • SB162: Vacant building registration; enhances penalties for failure to register.
  • SB163: Derelict structures; locality authorized to impose fee on record owner.
  • SB164: Polygraph; no sexual offense victim shall be requested to submit for investigation to proceed.
  • SB166: Trees; replacement during development process in certain localities.
  • SB241: School employees; school board to develop policies to address complaints of sexual abuse thereby.
  • SB429: Opiate addiction treatment providers; daily service fee.
  • SB667: Motion picture production companies; expands tax incentives.
  • SB701: Long-term care services; adds representatives of housing, etc. to coordination committees.
  • SB702: Influenza vaccinations; Department of Health to publish on its website information thereon.
  • SB703: Motion Picture Incentive Performance Grant Fund; created.
  • SJ9: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Adams Burwell.
  • SJ19: Celebrating the life of Evelyn Daniel Chandler.
  • SJ42: Mental health system; Joint Commission on Health Care to review recommendations and legislation.
  • SJ50: Craney Island Dredged Materials Management Area; JLARC to study impact of greater elevations.
  • SJ211: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Frederick Military Academy.
  • SB24: Motor medic pilot program; created in South Hampton Roads area.
  • SB286: DNA analyses; certification of laboratories that perform.
  • SB422: Practitioners of natural foods, etc.; exemptions to licensure requirements.
  • SB1047: Southampton County Jail Farm; Board of Corrections to convey to Southampton County sheriff's office.
  • SB1048: Marijuana charges; expungement of records.
  • SB1049: DNA analyses; certification of laboratories that perform.
  • SB1309: National Guard; employment protection.
  • SB1310: Discrimination; prohibited in state employment.
  • SB1422: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of Bide-A-Wee Golf Course in City of Portsmouth.
  • SB1423: Mobile work camps; establishes standards therefor provided by railroad company for employees.
  • SJ98: State employee; joint subcommittee to study grievance procedure therefor.
  • SJ379: Commending Joe G. Langston.
  • SJ442: North American Union; urging Congress to withdraw any multilateral activity which seeks to create.
  • SB22: Child abuse or neglect; change in requirement for 'safe haven' law pertaining to infants.
  • SB23: Charter; City of Emporia.
  • SB24: Motor medic pilot program; created in South Hampton Roads area.
  • SB286: DNA analyses; certification of laboratories that perform.
  • SB422: Practitioners of natural foods, etc.; exemptions to licensure requirements.
  • SB607: Recount procedures; requires hard copy optical scan ballots to be rerun.
  • SB649: Drug treatment courts; eliminates requirement for General Assembly approval.
  • SB700: Public employment; discrimination prohibited.
  • SJ97: Contraception, Plan B; encourage FDA to approve.
  • SJ98: State employee; joint subcommittee to study grievance procedure therefor.
  • SJ152: Officially recognizing the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe.
  • SJ153: Celebrating the life of Marie Butler Thomas.