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
74% 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, 62% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
2.9% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Inside NoVA: Local legislators detail successes, failures in Richmond

March 13, 2017
Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd), who did not get any bills passed under his name in this year's session except for honorary resolutions that members usually approve without demur, had other lawmakers carry some of his legislation to passage. His victories ...

Falls Church News Press: Delegate Simon's Richmond Report

March 15, 2017
Delegate Simon's Richmond Reportsimon-mug4web Now that I'm back from Richmond, I've been on the local legislative wrap-up circuit, speaking to civic groups, Boy Scout troops, and chambers of commerce about the recently concluded 45-day legislative session. Typically it's a chance to ...and more »

Daily Press (blog): An unexpected poli-sci lesson at HU from Va. Lt. Gov hopeful Fairfax

February 28, 2017
As he's campaigned for relief measures like the unsuccessful suggestions for a state program to refinance debt and license loan servicing companies that were proposed this year by Del. Marcus Simon, D-Falls Church, and state Sen. Janet Howell, D-Reston ...

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Area Social Justice Network Hosts Richmond Wrap-Up

March 16, 2017
#Tim Dempsey of Arlington asked about Minimum Wage increase efforts, unions, and redistricting. Del. Marcus Simon (D-53) and Marsden explained how they couldn't get traction for their bills. ?$7.25 per hour is not a living wage,? said Simon, who denies ...and more »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Does Dominion Buy Votes? Sure, But Not the Way You Think.

March 9, 2017
Observers, critics, and even legislators agree that utility giant Dominion Resources is the single most powerful force in the Virginia General Assembly. It gets the legislation passed that it wants, and it almost always succeeds in killing bills it ...

These are all of the video clips of Marcus Simon’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2014. There are 29 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: Handguns; limitation on 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.