Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Photo of Marcus Simon
Party
Democratic
District
13: County of Fairfax (part); City of Falls Church
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2025
Website
Copatroning Habits
84% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 85% of them are Democrats. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 71% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
34.8% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

Falls Church News Press: Delegate Marcus Simon’s Richmond Report: May 2024

May 16, 2024 | 6:04 am
  

WAMU 88.5: Montgomery County avoids tax hikes; the VA GA reconvenes

April 19, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Falls Church News Press: Delegate Marcus Simon’s Richmond Report: March 21-27, 2024

March 21, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Falls Church News Press: Del. Simon: Key Bills Passed in Richmond

March 14, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

Virginia Mercury: Virginia House panel kills bill prohibiting personal use of campaign cash • Virginia Mercury

February 28, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Marcus Simon’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2014. There are 42 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB40: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, complaints, hearings, civil penalty.
  • HB54: Falls Church, City of; amending charter, qualifications of members of boards and commissions.
  • HB63: Criminal cases; request for a jury to ascertain punishment.
  • HB81: Suicide; abolishes common-law crime.
  • HB152: Land preservation tax credit; increases threshold credit amount.
  • HB153: Medical Assistance Services, Department of; lien for claim of personal injuries.
  • HB173: Plastic firearms & unfinished frames, etc.; manufacture, import, etc. prohibited, penalties.
  • HB175: Assault firearms; carrying in public areas prohibited, penalty.
  • HB183: Firearms; storage in residence where minor or person prohibited from possessing is present, penalty.
  • HB184: Foreclosure procedures; subordinate mortgage, affidavit required.
  • HB185: Candidates for office; challenges to qualifications or eligibility, timeliness.
  • HB265: Removal of public officers from office; petition requirements, procedure.
  • HB315: Medical Assistance Services, Department of; lien for claim of personal injuries.
  • HB418: Civil actions filed on behalf of multiple persons; types of class actions.
  • HB467: Real estate contract disclosures, certain; establishment by localities prohibited.
  • HB634: Residential dwelling units; rentals for 30 consecutive days or longer.
  • HB1045: Public Campaigns Program and Fund; established and created, tax check-off.
  • HB1114: Failure to appear; contempt of court, penalties.
  • HB1329: Virginia Human Rights Act; dual-filed civil actions.
  • HB1339: Householder; exemptions from garnishment and lien.
  • HB1371: Virginia Public Procurement Act; local arbitration agreements.
  • HB1372: Notarial acts; knowledge-based authentication assessment, requirements.
  • HB1539: Abortion or other reproductive health care services; prohibitions on extradition for certain crimes.
  • HJ276: Commending Phillip Duncan.
  • HJ277: Commending Ed Saltzberg.
  • HJ278: Commending P. David Tarter.
  • HJ279: Commending Christopher Fay.
  • HJ280: Commending the Honorable L. Kaye Kory.
  • HJ285: Commending Mary Gavin.
  • HR100: Commending the Northern Virginia Mental Health Foundation.
  • HR104: Commending Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC.
  • HR241: Celebrating the life of Carol DeLong.
  • HR347: Commending Andrew Edgerton.
  • HB1157: Attorneys for the Commonwealth; compensation and collection of fees.
  • HB1552: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, complaints, hearings, civil penalty.
  • HB1697: Falls Church, City of; amending charter, qualifications of members of boards and commissions.
  • HB1698: Child day programs; exemption from licensure, certain programs offered by local school divisions.
  • HB1837: Common interest community associations; prohibition on use of nominating committees.
  • HB2349: Books and motion pictures; proceedings for adjudication of obscenity, etc.
  • HB2350: Firearms; storage in residence where minor present, penalty.
  • HB2377: Concealed handgun permits; replacement permits, biometric changes.
  • HB2382: Virginia Consumer Protection Act; personal reproductive or sexual health information.
  • HJ488: Dyslexia Awareness Month; designating as October 2023 and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ508: Children's summer camp, etc.; DOE & VDH to study medical forms and medical information collection.
  • HJ765: Commending the Beyer Auto Group.
  • HR323: House of Delegates; amending and readopting Rule 81.
  • HR466: Commending Mary Beth Coya.
  • HB338: Retirement and taxation; obsolete and not set out sections.
  • HB339: Falls Church, City of; amending charter, qualifications of members of boards and commissions.
  • HB342: Police, Virginia State; removes obsolete language relating to the teletype system formerly used.
  • HB399: Plastic firearms and unfinished frames, etc.; manufacture, import, sale, transfer, etc., penalties.
  • HB972: Elections; removal of officers, recall elections, petition for recall.
  • HB973: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, complaints, hearings, civil penalty.
  • HB974: Polling place; assistance for certain voters, definition of disability.
  • HB1021: Alcoholic beverage control; definitions of designer and vintage spirit bottles.
  • HB1157: Attorneys for the Commonwealth; compensation and collection of fees.
  • HB1306: Firearms; removing, altering, etc., serial number, selling, etc., or possessing.
  • HJ208: Commending Elizabeth Joanne Shupe.
  • HJ268: Commending the 29th Infantry Division.
  • HR24: House of Delegates; amending and adopting Rule 81.
  • HR40: Commending the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia.
  • HR44: Commending Better Together Falls Church.
  • HR45: Commending Karen Ready.
  • HR72: House of Delegates; amending and adopting Rule 81.
  • HR82: Commending Markus Bristol.
  • HR83: Commending Joe Dowling.
  • HR84: Commending Robert Goff.
  • HR85: Commending Audrey Luthman.
  • HR88: Commending Mark Werblood.
  • HR89: Commending Dan Kain Trophies.
  • HR90: Commending Monarc Construction, Inc.
  • HR91: Commending Uniwest Construction, Inc.
  • HR116: Commending Capital Caring.
  • HR117: Commending Creative Cauldron.
  • HR118: Commending C.J. Coakley Company, Inc.
  • HR119: Commending Data Business Systems.
  • HB254: Underage alcoholic possession, etc.; expungement of certain offenses.
  • HB255: Charges and convictions, certain; expungement.
  • HB848: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of political contributions to personal use.
  • HB1035: Attorneys for the Commonwealth; compensation and collection of fees.
  • HB1934: Public utilities; gas pipelines prohibited in residential subdivisions.
  • HB1951: Suicide; abolishes the common-law crime.
  • HB1951: Suicide; abolishes the common-law crime.
  • HB1952: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use, child care exception.
  • HB1952: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use, child care exception.
  • HB2064: Recording an electronic document; electronic notarial certificate.
  • HB2064: Recording an electronic document; electronic notarial certificate.
  • HB2229: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; responsibilities of real estate brokers, etc.
  • HB2229: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; responsibilities of real estate brokers, etc.
  • HB2276: Plastic firearms and unfinished frames, etc.; manufacture, import, sale, transfer, etc., penalty.
  • HB2276: Plastic firearms and unfinished frames, etc.; manufacture, import, sale, transfer, etc., penalty.
  • HJ544: Commending Peter Clark.
  • HR252: Auditor of Public Accounts; nomination for election.
  • HR788: Celebrating the life of S. Stephen Bittle.
  • HB10: Student loans; licensing of qualified education loan servicers, civil penalties, report.
  • HB145: Public elementary and secondary schools; treatment of transgender students, policies.
  • HB160: License plates, special; bearing the legend STOP GUN VIOLENCE, revenue-sharing provisions.
  • HB176: Property Owners' Association Act and Virginia Condominium Act; contract disclosure statement.
  • HB185: Voter registration by mail; certain first-time voters permitted to vote by absentee ballot.
  • HB186: Election day page program; central absentee voter precinct.
  • HB187: Elections; same-day registration, in-person absentee and election day voting.
  • HB254: Underage alcoholic possession, etc.; expungement of certain offenses.
  • HB255: Charges and convictions, certain; expungement.
  • HB258: Post-conviction relief; previously admitted scientific evidence, report.
  • HB259: Unrestorably incompetent defendant; competency report.
  • HB300: Higher educational institutions; intercollegiate athletics, student-athletes, compensation.
  • HB425: Transfer of multiple firearms; report to the Department of State Police.
  • HB426: Firearms, certain; penalty.
  • HB427: Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of undetectable firearms; penalty.
  • HB623: Gender-neutral terms; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions removed from Code.
  • HB625: Protective orders in cases of family abuse; definition of family abuse, identity theft.
  • HB790: Homestead exemption; bankruptcy exemptions.
  • HB792: Appeals of right in general district court; appeals of final orders or judgments.
  • HB819: Real estate settlements; kickbacks and other payments, remedies, penalties.
  • HB848: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of political contributions to personal use.
  • HB849: Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc.
  • HB851: Public campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices.
  • HB910: Pharmacy; compounding of drugs, regulation by Board of Pharmacy.
  • HB911: Virginia Lottery; repeals prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over Internet.
  • HB912: Distributed renewable energy; promotes establishment of solar and other renewable energy.
  • HB1035: Attorneys for the Commonwealth; compensation and collection of fees.
  • HB1041: Certificate of birth; new certificate issued to show change of sex.
  • HB1077: Protective orders; filing of petition by a minor.
  • HB1522: Forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; finding of guilt required.
  • HB1548: Common interest communities; termination of condominium, respective interests of unit owners.
  • HB5051: Law-enforcement officers or jail officers; notice to Criminal Justice Services Board of misconduct.
  • HJ396: Commending Rick Judd.
  • HJ397: Commending Brian Benson.
  • HJ398: Commending Stephen Rau.
  • HJ399: Commending Daniel Zakula.
  • HJ401: Commending Gary Fuller.
  • HJ402: Celebrating the life of Robert A. Tetreault.
  • HR201: Commending Rick Judd.
  • HR202: Commending Brian Benson.
  • HR203: Commending Stephen Rau.
  • HR204: Commending Daniel Zakula.
  • HR205: Commending Gary Fuller.
  • HR553: Celebrating the life of Daniel X. Sze.
  • HB76: Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc.
  • HB1424: Recounts; number permitted, tie votes.
  • HB1690: Line of Duty Act; Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers.
  • HB1691: Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of undetectable firearms; penalty.
  • HB1699: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, civil penalty.
  • HB1701: Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception, prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions, etc.
  • HB1760: Student loans; licensing of qualified education loan servicers, civil penalties, report.
  • HB1829: Public campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices.
  • HB1850: Minimum wage; increases to $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019.
  • HB1904: Voter registration; registration on election day, registration of provisional voters, etc.
  • HB2210: Virginia Lottery; repeals prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over the Internet, etc.
  • HB2297: Free public elementary and secondary education; eligibility criteria.
  • HB2455: Virginia National Guard; education grants.
  • HB2636: Dispensing of certain controlled substances and devices; limited license.
  • HB2678: Unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; penalty.
  • HB2679: Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; jurisdiction, specific findings of fact.
  • HB2711: Real estate; exemptions, recordation of signed writing, etc.
  • HJ598: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters and the right to vote (first reference).
  • HJ744: Celebrating the life of Hugh Rose Brown.
  • HJ746: Commending Share, Inc.
  • HJ747: Commending Steve Rogers.
  • HJ749: Commending Dennis S. Hall.
  • HJ859: Commending Leslyn Barrow.
  • HJ860: Commending Sam Khamis.
  • HJ861: Commending Susan Richter.
  • HJ970: Celebrating the life of Dale Warren Dover.
  • HJ991: Commending Leroy Holland.
  • HJ992: Commending Ester Pavia.
  • HJ993: Commending Debra Gee.
  • HJ998: Commending Clifton Rector.
  • HJ1100: Celebrating the life of Gary Carlo LaPorta.
  • HR280: Rules of the House of Delegates; voting requirement to discharge a committee/consideration of reso.
  • HB5: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use, penalty.
  • HB7: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use.
  • HB75: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • HB76: Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc.
  • HB99: Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact.
  • HB100: Method of execution; lethal injection drugs.
  • HB263: Virginia Democracy Voucher Program; established.
  • HB287: License plates, special; STOP GUN VIOLENCE.
  • HB311: Unlawful detainer, summons for; foreclosure.
  • HB339: Va. Debt Collection Act; public higher educational institutions, payment of student debt.
  • HB409: Taxation; use of gender-neutral terms in Title 58.1.
  • HB410: Property rights of married women; gender-neutral terms.
  • HB411: Assisted conception; gender-neutral terms.
  • HB412: Marriage-related criminal laws; gender-neutral terms, adultery repeal, penalty.
  • HB413: Adoption; gender-neutral terms.
  • HB414: Same-sex marriage; marriage laws, gender-neutral terms.
  • HB415: Gender-specific crimes, certain; penalty.
  • HB498: Concealed handgun permits, out-of-state; reciprocity.
  • HB518: Minimum wage; increases wage to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2018, etc.
  • HB648: Transfer of multiple firearms; report to the Department of State Police.
  • HB649: Firearms, certain; prohibited public carrying, penalty.
  • HB690: General registrars; residency requirement, exemption for counties or cities.
  • HB911: Automatic renewal offers and continuous service offers; penalties.
  • HB912: Wages and salaries; eliminates payment by prepaid cards, etc., without employee's consent.
  • HB913: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure of tax credits.
  • HB967: Qualified education loan servicers; person must obtain license from State Corporation Commission.
  • HB968: Virginia Student Loan Authority; established, report.
  • HB1013: Transportation network company; discrimination.
  • HB1056: Medical assistance services; determination of income, personal needs allowance.
  • HB1155: Distributed and renewable generation of electric energy; net energy metering.
  • HB1161: Teacher grievance procedures; hearing, three-member fact-finding panel.
  • HB1424: Recounts; number permitted, tie votes.
  • HB1510: Professions & occupations; recognizing licenses/certificates issued by Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
  • HB1547: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
  • HJ22: Commending the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League.
  • HJ310: Commending Laszlo Berkowits.
  • HJ366: Commending the Falls Church-McLean Children's Center.
  • HJ489: Commending Richard Campbell.
  • HJ490: Commending Jonathan Brown.
  • HJ491: Commending Janet Haines.
  • HJ492: Commending Alan Freed.
  • HJ501: Celebrating the life of Donald S. Beyer, Sr.
  • 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.