Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)

Photo of Les Adams
Party
Republican
District
16: Counties of Henry (part) and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville [map]
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Courts of Justice, Privileges and Elections, Science and Technology, Transportation
Website
lesadams.org
Copatroning Habits
87% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 98% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 65% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
24.3% in 2019
Recent Mentions in the Media

Martinsville Bulletin: NCI board extends contract of interim director Karen Jackson

December 3, 2019 | 4:00 pm
  

Martinsville Bulletin: Southside Virginia Republicans: We will continue to fight for constituents

November 9, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Washington Post: Virginia election House of Delegates results | The

November 6, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Martinsville Bulletin: Election 2019: Full wrap-up of news and updated results from around the region and the state

November 6, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

WFXRtv.com: Republican Del. Les Adams wins re-election in District 16

November 5, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Les Adams’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 5 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB2405: Real estate; delinquent taxes or liens, appointment of special commissioner, City of Martinsville.
  • HB2406: Historical African American cemeteries; adds four cemeteries in City of Martinsville.
  • HB2407: Permanent foster care; eligibility.
  • HB2408: Students with disabilities; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students.
  • HB2409: Mechanic's liens; forms.
  • HB2410: Resident agent; appointment by nonresident property owner.
  • HB2411: Timber theft; accounting, penalty.
  • HB2412: Electronic tracking devices; consent of fleet vehicle operator.
  • HB2413: Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; secrecy of information.
  • HB2414: Transfer of venue; delinquency, adjudication.
  • HB2452: Contempt of court; willful failure to appear.
  • HB2453: Bail and recognizances; magistrate's checklist, surety's basis for request for capias.
  • HJ718: Judges; election in Court of Appeals of Virginia, etc.
  • HJ755: Commending Chatham Hall.
  • HJ756: Commending the Chatham Southern Railway Depot.
  • HJ757: Commending James E. Davis.
  • HJ979: Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, circuit court, etc.
  • HJ1065: Commending the Fieldale-Collinsville Volunteer Rescue Squad.
  • HJ1067: Commending Gretna Rescue Squad, Inc.
  • HJ1068: Commending the Chatham Star-Tribune.
  • HJ1081: Celebrating the life of Fred Thomas Martin, Sr.
  • HJ1140: Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, etc.
  • HR219: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • HR220: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR221: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR222: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR223: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nomination for election of a member.
  • HR286: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • HR287: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • HR288: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR289: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR290: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR291: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nomination for election of a member.
  • HR383: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR384: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR385: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR386: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of members.
  • HB1020: School calendar; opening day of school year.
  • HB1021: Speed monitoring systems; school crossing zones.
  • HB1022: Personal property tax; definition of agricultural products.
  • HB1023: Foreign subpoenas; issuance by circuit court clerk of court.
  • HB1024: Attorney fees; repeals provision that allows only fee of one attorney to be taxed by court.
  • HB1025: Adult protective services; actions & written findings.
  • HB1026: Adult protective services; appealability of findings made by local department of social services.
  • HB1027: Security freezes; fees for placing on a consumer's credit report.
  • HB1301: Judges; central registry records check.
  • HB1507: Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established.
  • HB1508: School boards; qualified instructional positions and support services positions, additional funding.
  • HB1550: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • HB1570: Grand larceny and certain property crimes; threshold, penalties.
  • HJ132: Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, etc.
  • HJ265: Commending the Danville Good News Jail & Prison Ministry.
  • HJ266: Commending Union Hall Elementary School.
  • HJ267: Commending Robert Mills, Jr.
  • HJ268: Commending Patricia and Chris Haskins.
  • HJ269: Commending Dr. Jessica M. Jones.
  • HJ270: Commending Westover Christian Academy.
  • HJ271: Celebrating the life of Worth Harris Carter, Jr.
  • HJ272: Celebrating the life of Edmond Boxley Fitzgerald III.
  • HJ453: Commending Chatham Furniture Company.
  • HJ454: Commending Jack Holmes.
  • HJ474: Celebrating the life of Bessie S. Mattox.
  • HJ515: Commending Thompson Insurance Services.
  • HJ575: Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, etc.
  • HR20: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR21: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR22: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HR207: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • HR208: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • HR209: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • HB790: Solid waste disposal fee; removes Pittsylvania County from list of counties authorized to levy.
  • HB2031: School calendar; opening day of the school year.
  • HB2032: Filing and application fees for transportation network companies.
  • HB2050: Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument.
  • HB2051: Marijuana offenses; driver's license forfeiture.
  • HB2052: School boards; additional funding for qualified instructional and support personnel.
  • HB2268: Ignition interlock violations; venue for prosecution of any offense.
  • HJ963: Commending Aglow International.
  • HJ964: Commending Tunstall High School.
  • HJ965: Commending Pittsylvania County.
  • HJ1058: Commending the Sartomer Americas Chatham plant.
  • HJ1059: Commending the Town of Hurt.
  • HJ1060: Commending the Martinsville High School boys' basketball team.
  • HR474: Commending the Virginia Museum of Natural History.
  • HB783: Firearms; pointing, holding, or brandishing in presence of a law-enforcement officer, penalty.
  • HB784: Firearms; possession by persons adjudicated delinquent, military service exception.
  • HB785: Emergency custody and temporary detention; clarifies definition of law-enforcement agency.
  • HB786: Virginia Public Procurement Act; authorized enhancement or remedial measures.
  • HB787: Construction activities; acquisition of nutrient credits.
  • HB788: School calendar.
  • HB789: Exhumations; clerk of circuit court to send notice to next of kin, exception.
  • HB790: Solid waste disposal fee; removes Pittsylvania County from list of counties authorized to levy.
  • HB791: Act for Religious Freedom; reaffirms religious rights.
  • HB1226: Assault and battery; Department of Corrections investigators, penalty.
  • HJ105: Commending the Martinsville High School boys' basketball team.
  • HJ106: Commending Tim Davis.
  • HJ107: Commending Kenneth Draper.
  • HJ115: Interstate 73; joint subcommittee to study construction of proposed Interstate.
  • HJ116: Interstate 73; Department of Transportation to study proposed construction.
  • HR210: Commending Vanderhyde Dairy, Inc.
  • HR235: Commending Landon R. Worsham.
  • HR236: Commending Mildred Jane Worsham.
  • HB1456: Reports of substance abuse by a pregnant woman; child-protective services.
  • HB1850: Weight of vehicles; DMV included as an agency whose notice or publication must match the Code of Va.
  • HB1851: Attorney General; allowed to represent a court reporter employed by the Commonwealth, etc.
  • HB1852: General district court judges; increases number in 21st Judicial District.
  • HB1853: Number of judges; increases number in 21st Judicial District.
  • HB1854: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women-owned, minority-owned, etc., businesses.
  • HB1855: Unemployment compensation; wages excluded from tax.
  • HB1856: License plates, special; removes existing requirement for armed forces plates.
  • HB1941: School calendar.
  • HJ38: Interstate Route 73; joint subcommittee to study proposed construction.
  • HJ617: Commending Colbert-Moran Funeral Home Inc.
  • HJ755: Commending the Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
  • HJ806: Commending Mike Wray.
  • HJ807: Commending Ginny Wray.
  • HJ839: Celebrating the life of Frances Hallam Hurt.
  • HJ857: Commending Robert E. Phillips, Jr.
  • HB1116: Banister River; Scenic River designation.
  • HB1160: Statutory construction, rules; computation of time.
  • HJ38: Interstate Route 73; joint subcommittee to study proposed construction.
  • HJ46: Celebrating the life of Marshall A. Ecker.
  • HJ196: Students with disabilities; Commission on Youth to study use of funds for educational placements.
  • HJ356: Commending the Rotary Club of Chatham.
  • HJ5161: Celebrating the life of Lester Elton Pruitt.
  • HJ5163: Commending Miller Funeral Home, Inc.
  • HR71: Celebrating the life of Ralph Edwin Shank.
  • HR144: Commending the Tunstall High School golf team.