Delegate Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

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Party
Democratic
District
53: County of Fairfax (part); City of Falls Church [map]
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Militia, Police and Public Safety, Science and Technology
Website
marcussimon.com
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 82% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 63% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
2.9% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

WRIC: All bills targeting student debt fail this session

February 20, 2017
For example, Del. Marcus Simon, D-Falls Church, filed legislation to establish the Virginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority, which would have helped students refinance their debt with lower interest rates. Simon also carried a bill like Howell's to ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Virginia lawmakers debate letting off-duty military members carry concealed guns

February 22, 2017
But its arrival on the House floor led to a striking back-and-forth over societal attitudes toward combat veterans between Del. Marcus Simon, D-Fairfax and Del. Nick Freitas, R-Culpeper. Simon, a former U.S. Army prosecutor who handled misconduct cases ...and more »

wtvr.com: Nonviolent felons could become gun owners

February 15, 2017
Del. Marcus Simon, D- Fairfax, made a last-ditch effort to question the bill by asking what problem it was trying to solve. ?Are there lots and lots and lots of felons that are missing out of the opportunity to carry antique firearms?? Simon asked. In ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Virginia House debates whether Civil War-era guns can keep ex-felons from 'cooking meth'

February 14, 2017
Virginia House debates whether Civil War-era guns can keep ex-felons from 'cooking meth'Legislation to fix that problem has easily cleared the General Assembly, but only after a brief detour Tuesday in the House of Delegates when Del. Marcus Simon, D-Fairfax, decided to needle the GOP majority. A justification for the bill given in a ...

Virginian-Pilot: Legislators designate Suicide Prevention Week

February 16, 2017
Del. Marcus Simon, D-Falls Church, was the only House member to vote against HJR 548. He did so because the House refused to incorporate his proposed amendments about the relationship between suicides and guns. "Almost 50 percent of all successful ...

These are all of the video clips of Marcus Simon’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2014. There are 28 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB6: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of political contributions to personal use.
  • HB400: Virginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority; established, report.
  • HB401: Student loan servicers; student loan ombudsman.
  • HB1363: Local officers; petition requirements for removal of county supervisor, etc.
  • HB1446: Campaign finance; permitted use of excess funds.
  • HB1482: Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact.
  • HB1683: Prohibited public carrying of certain firearms; penalty.
  • HB1684: Firearms; restricting access to children, Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB1685: Purchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty.
  • HB1794: Case management system; public accessibility.
  • HB1915: Student loan servicers; student loan ombudsman.
  • HB1916: Virginia Student Loan Authority; established, report.
  • HB2147: Virginia Service Members Civil Relief Act; supplements protections afforded under federal Act.
  • HB2170: Virginia Public Procurement Act; utilization of cooperative procure for construction.
  • HB2309: Minimum wage; increases wage to $11 per hour effective July 1, 2017.
  • HB2380: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; investigative authority.
  • HB2430: Automatic renewal offers and continuous service offers; penalties.
  • HB2466: Handguns; all dealers who sell or transfer to also have personalized handguns available for sale.
  • HJ540: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote (first reference).
  • HJ633: Study; Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; incentives for grocery stores to donate.
  • HJ764: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); enactment of laws at special sessions.
  • HJ922: Commending Maria Elena Calle.
  • HJ945: Celebrating the life of Suzanne Granoski.
  • HJ946: Commending Christine M. Todd.
  • HJ947: Commending the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce.
  • HJ985: Commending S. Stephen Bittle.
  • HJ986: Commending Audrey Luthman.
  • HJ987: Commending Joe Dowling.
  • HJ988: Commending Robert Goff.
  • HJ989: Commending Shirley Tildon.
  • HJ1043: Commending the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation.
  • HJ1044: Commending Falls Church City Public Schools.
  • HR391: Celebrating the life of Brian M. Clukey.
  • HB5: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • HB6: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of political contributions to personal use.
  • HB7: Sick leave; certain private employers to provide employees with paid benefits.
  • HB149: Concealed handgun permits; individuals on federal Terrorist Screening Database.
  • HB152: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; investigative authority.
  • HB153: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; semiannual inspection of disclosures.
  • HB154: Conflicts of Interests Acts, State & Local Government and General Assembly; bundled gifts, penalty.
  • HB155: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure of tax credits, penalty.
  • HB300: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination, definition of sexual orientation, etc.
  • HB305: License plates, special; prohibits DMV from issuing certain plates to registered sex offenders.
  • HB400: Virginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority established.
  • HB401: Student loan servicers; student loan ombudsman.
  • HB423: Firearms; possession in school zone, penalty.
  • HB424: Firearms; possession in school zone, regulation by locality.
  • HB425: Firearms; prohibits person in Terrorist Screening Database to purchase, etc.
  • HB495: Synthetic turf; three-year moratorium on installation at schools and parks.
  • HB595: Married women; property rights.
  • HB596: Recordation tax; exemption of certain deeds of partition and deeds transferring property.
  • HB708: Expungement of certain charges and convictions.
  • HB751: Fantasy Contests Act; created, civil penalty.
  • HB931: Campaign finance; certain contributions prohibited.
  • HB1081: Alcoholic beverage control; police power of members, agents, etc., of ABC Board.
  • HB1091: Settlement statements; definition, certain disclosures required.
  • HB1254: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend STOP GUN VIOLENCE.
  • HB1313: Concealed handguns; protective orders, surrender of firearms, penalty.
  • HB1363: Local officers; petition requirements for removal of county supervisor, etc.
  • HJ33: Commending Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter.
  • HJ40: Celebrating the life of Richard T. Allan, Jr.
  • HJ343: Commending the Falls Church News-Press.
  • HJ351: Commending the Honorable James Martin Scott.
  • HJ352: Commending the American Association of University Women of Falls Church.
  • HJ498: Commending Sam Stribling.
  • HJ507: Commending Doris Valerie Wilson.
  • HJ508: Commending Richard Parker.
  • HJ509: Commending Kieran Sharpe.
  • HB578: Campaign finance; statewide and General Assembly candidates, personal use of campaign funds.
  • HB935: Unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; civil action, penalty.
  • HB1288: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • HB1454: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination, sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • HB1492: Recordation tax; exemption of certain deeds.
  • HB1512: Minimum wage; increases to $15.15 per hour.
  • HB1600: Gender-specific terms; revises certain references.
  • HB1652: Local government; notice of commercial application of pesticides.
  • HB1671: Purchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty.
  • HB1690: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of campaign contributions to personal use.
  • HB1723: Radon; persons certified as proficient to offer screening, testing, and mitigation.
  • HB1836: Campaign finance; certain contributions prohibited.
  • HB2317: Schools and recreational parks; installation of synthetic turf.
  • HB2328: Protective orders; person must surrender any firearms, penalty.
  • HB2329: Protective orders; compensation for required representation of respondents.
  • HB2359: Concealed handgun permits; proof of competence.
  • HB2361: Employees; person who is summoned to serve jury duty.
  • HJ547: Constitutional amendment; establishes uniform schedule for general elections (first reference).
  • HR287: Commending the Lions Club of Falls Church.
  • HR288: Commending Congressional Schools of Virginia.
  • HR292: Celebrating the life of Cynthia Murphy Elkin.
  • HB48: Firearms; possession following conviction of certain crimes, penalty.
  • HB49: Unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; person is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB75: Absentee voting; allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without an excuse.
  • HB76: Provisional voting; meetings of electoral board to determine validity of provisional ballots.
  • HB77: Vote-by-mail system; State Board of Elections to develop pilot program for elections.
  • HB417: Virginia Human Rights Act; public employment, prohibited discrimination, sexual orientation.
  • HB418: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination based on sexual orientation.
  • HB419: Tenants; entireties in real and personal property.
  • HB578: Campaign finance; statewide and General Assembly candidates, personal use of campaign funds.
  • HB579: Charter; City of Falls Church.
  • HB799: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; change in circumstances.
  • HB801: Vote centers; State Bd. of Elections authorized to provide for pilot program in certain localities
  • HB803: Crimes; seizure and forfeiture of property.
  • HB935: Unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; civil action, penalty.
  • HB963: Education, Secretary of; annual report to Governor and General Assembly.
  • HB1142: Concealed handgun permits; completion of firearms safety courses.
  • HJ350: Commending Henderson House.
  • HJ408: Commending Poplar Heights Recreation Association.
  • HJ409: Commending Woodley Recreation Association.
  • HJ5074: Commending Business Development Assistance Group, Inc.
  • HJ5096: Commending the Greater Merrifield Business Association.
  • HJ5100: Commending CORFAC International.
  • HJ5142: Commending the McLean Citizens Association.
  • HJ5146: Commending Insight Memory Care Center.
  • HJ5182: Celebrating the life of Dale Toler.
  • HJ5235: Celebrating the life of Major General Harold J. Greene.