Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Photo of Mark Obenshain
Party
Republican
District
26: Harrisonburg City (All), Page County (All), Rappahannock County (All), Shenandoah County (All), Warren County (All), Rockingham County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice (Chair), Finance, Rules
Website
markobenshain.com
Twitter
@MarkObenshain
Copatroning Habits
71% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 76% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 58% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
34.6% in 2019
Bio

Attorney with Lenhart Obenshain PC. Senate Republican party whip, sharing the duty with Sen. Frank Wagner. Holds degrees from Virginia Tech and Washington & Lee. His father, Richard D. Obenshain, was a major political figure in Virginia throughout the 60s and 70s. His sister, Kate Obenshain Griffin, chaired the Republican Party of Virginia from 2004-6. He is married with two children.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Fairfaxtimes.com: Virginia Democrats choose Filler-Corn as first female House speaker

November 15, 2019 | 4:06 pm
  

Virginian-Pilot: Editorial: Crime commission disappoints Virginia

November 15, 2019 | 12:23 am
  

The Center Square: Virginia commission provides no recommendations on gun laws, Dems expected to introduce bills

November 13, 2019 | 7:01 pm
  

Northern Virginia Daily: Area school officials share concerns with lawmakers | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com

November 13, 2019 | 3:53 pm
  

The Washington Post: Virginia crime commission ponders gun violence and concludes that it’s complicated

November 12, 2019 | 5:42 pm
  

These are all of the video clips of Mark Obenshain’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 560 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB516: Public schools; Board of Education to establish regional charter school divisions.
  • SB541: Involuntary manslaughter; death of a fetus, penalty.
  • SB561: Interstate 81; pilot program for right lane restrictions for tractor trucks.
  • SB980: Statewide e-filing system; creating for civil case filings.
  • SB1068: Members of boards of visitors; employment waiting period.
  • SB1069: Habeas corpus; reorganizes, updates outdated language, and removes unused provisions.
  • SB1087: House of Delegates & Senate districts; technical adjustments subsequent to decennial redistricting.
  • SB1421: Eminent domain; entry upon private property, calculation of just compensation, damages.
  • SB1422: Lease agreements; requirements, emergency.
  • SB1424: Luray, Town of; new charter (previous charter repealed).
  • SB1426: Clerks of circuit courts; retention of wills lodged in clerk's office for safekeeping.
  • SB1427: Water and sewerage companies; cost allocation and rate design.
  • SB1428: Income tax, state; modification for certain companies, grants, Page County.
  • SB1429: Medical evidence admissible in juvenile and domestic relations district court; hearings.
  • SB1430: Va. Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; duties, training requirement for officials.
  • SB1431: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; training requirements for local elected officials.
  • SB1432: Motor vehicles; immobilization of vehicles.
  • SB1486: Summary judgment; limited use of discovery depositions and affidavits.
  • SB1490: Aged or incapacitated adults; financial exploitation, authority to refuse transactions.
  • SB1602: Central Criminal Records Exchange; reports, duties and authority.
  • SB1603: Human trafficking; prevention and awareness.
  • SB1619: Evidence; establishes that a party or potential litigant has a duty to preserve.
  • SB1620: Protective orders; violation of provisions.
  • SB1621: Assault and battery against a family or household member; enhanced penalty.
  • SB1716: Interstate 81; Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund created, etc.
  • SB1781: Contests of certain elections; location of proceeding to contest.
  • SB1782: Notaries; qualifications.
  • SJ267: Celebrating the life of Evelyn Marie Kerr.
  • SJ348: Commending Daniel T. McEathron.
  • SJ354: Commending the Page County High School baseball team.
  • SJ355: Commending the Page County High School softball team.
  • SJ394: Celebrating the life of Anthony Robert Whetzel.
  • SJ395: Celebrating the life of T. Rodman Layman.
  • SJ408: Commending Mary Price.
  • SJ416: Celebrating the life of Cynthia Grim Dellinger.
  • SJ417: Celebrating the life of Frank Huff.
  • SR92: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • SR93: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR94: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR95: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR96: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nomination for election of a member.
  • SR120: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR121: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • SR122: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR123: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR124: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR125: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nomination for election of a member.
  • SR138: Celebrating the life of Brittney L. Cason.
  • SR144: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR145: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR146: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR147: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of members.
  • SB516: Public schools; Board of Education to establish regional charter school divisions.
  • SB521: Registered voters and persons voting; reports of persons voting at elections.
  • SB523: Voter identification; electronic pollbooks to contain photographs of voters, effective clause.
  • SB524: Electronic case papers; transmission between district and circuit courts.
  • SB525: Judges; maximum number in each judicial district and circuit.
  • SB526: Trespass; use of an unmanned aircraft system, penalty.
  • SB535: Personal injury claim; disclosure of insurance policy limits.
  • SB536: Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP; duty of in-network providers to submit claims.
  • SB541: Involuntary manslaughter; death of a fetus, penalty.
  • SB542: Surplus lines insurance; establishes criteria for SCC licensing of domestic surplus line insurers.
  • SB544: Prescription drugs; donation of used medicines.
  • SB545: Court reporters or court reporting services provider; prohibited actions, civil penalties.
  • SB546: Broadway, Town of; amending charter, November municipal elections.
  • SB550: Front Royal, Town of; amending charter, extensive updates to outdated provisions and references.
  • SB554: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; installation or use of landscaping cover materials.
  • SB561: Interstate 81; pilot program for right lane restrictions for tractor trucks.
  • SB562: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; restitution owed to victims.
  • SB563: Unlawful creation of image of another; incapacitated adult, penalty.
  • SB564: Nonconfidential court records; clerk of court shall make records available to public upon request.
  • SB565: DNA; analysis upon conviction of certain misdemeanors.
  • SB566: Arrests; law-enforcement agency to report, etc.
  • SB567: Agricultural operations; nuisance.
  • SB568: Higher educational institutions, public; federal student loan information.
  • SB784: Building Code; provisions for buildings & structures in rural areas.
  • SB926: Special counsel; contingency fees for those employed by a state agency.
  • SB928: School boards; employment of certain individuals, certain contracts.
  • SB962: Herd shares; written shared herd ownership agreements, requirements, penalty.
  • SB971: Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan; Commonwealth Transportation Board to develop.
  • SB972: Vested rights; owners of property not required to retrofit existing landscape cover materials.
  • SB980: Statewide e-filing system; creating for civil case filings.
  • SB983: Elections; precincts not to be changed between certain dates.
  • SB994: Restitution; probation.
  • SJ209: Commending Karen Darnell Wagner.
  • SJ222: Commending Cheryl Thompson-Stacy.
  • SJ223: Commending Donald Hays Hopson.
  • SR11: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR12: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR13: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR38: Celebrating the life of Ronald E. Carrier.
  • SR40: Commending Donna Whitley-Smith.
  • SR41: Celebrating the life of James Michael Eastham, Sr.
  • SR52: Commending the Garden Club of Virginia.
  • SR77: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR78: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR79: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR80: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SB439: Voter identification; information contained in electronic pollbook.
  • SB447: Attorney General, Offices of; employment of special counsel.
  • SB591: Taxicab services; regulation by localities, background checks.
  • SB733: Income tax, state; annual adjustment for inflation.
  • SB757: Income tax, state; modifies tax by establishing a flat 5.75% tax on all taxable income.
  • SB902: Primary elections; voter registration by political party.
  • SB903: Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
  • SB904: VWC; permits commissioners and deputy commissioners to carry a concealed weapon.
  • SB945: Examining and approving a statement in lieu of the settlement of accounts; fee for commissioner.
  • SB946: Appeal to Supreme Court; time frame for filing of petition.
  • SB947: Petition for appeal to Supreme Court; time period within which petition must be presented.
  • SB966: Residential rental property.
  • SB1044: Nonconfidential court records; secure remote access, date of birth verification.
  • SB1073: Bridgewater, Town of; amending charter, sets out various powers typically exercised by towns, etc.
  • SB1105: Registered voters and persons voting; reports of persons voting at elections.
  • SB1127: State Water Control Board; stormwater management programs, regulations, professional license.
  • SB1139: Vested property rights; nonconforming uses.
  • SB1153: Inverse condemnation proceeding; reimbursement of owner's costs.
  • SB1173: Vested property rights; nonconforming uses.
  • SB1174: Fines and court costs; community work in lieu of payment.
  • SB1252: Absentee voting; signature verification.
  • SB1253: Voter identification; photograph contained in electronic pollbook.
  • SB1254: Voting machines; Department of Elections shall coordinate post-election risk-limiting audit, report.
  • SB1283: Public schools; Board of Education shall only establish regional charter school divisions.
  • SB1284: Court-ordered restitution; form order, enforcement, noncompliance, etc.
  • SB1285: Restitution; supervised probation.
  • SB1286: Land preservation tax credits; withholding tax of nonresident owners.
  • SB1363: Statewide one-stop online portal for address changes; Secretary of Transportation to study.
  • SB1435: Motor Vehicles, Department of; regulation of property carriers.
  • SB1526: Income-producing realty; income data.
  • SB1533: Antique firearms; possession by nonviolent felons.
  • SJ240: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); charter schools.
  • SJ241: Appointment; Chairman of the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission.
  • SJ274: Study; JLARC; Department of Elections; report.
  • SJ373: Commending John W. McCarthy III
  • SJ415: Celebrating the life of Marshall Lee Garst.
  • SR109: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR110: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR111: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR112: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR113: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of members.
  • SR117: Commending Marshall Price.
  • SR118: Celebrating the life of Abram H. Clymer.
  • SR125: Commending the James Madison University football team.
  • SR134: Celebrating the life of Madison Montgomery Shinaberry.
  • SR135: Commending Wanda Willis.
  • SR136: Celebrating the life of Wayne F. Geisert.
  • SR137: Celebrating the life of Caramalita Vicars.
  • SR138: Commending Jack Larry Harris.
  • SR158: Nominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships.
  • SR159: Nominating a person to be elected to general district court judgeship.
  • SR160: Nominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships.
  • SR161: Nominating persons to be elected as members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission.
  • SB439: Voter identification; information contained in electronic pollbook.
  • SB446: Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); right to work.
  • SB447: Attorney General, Offices of; employment of special counsel.
  • SB448: Trooper Harry Lee Henderson Memorial Bridge; designating as Interstate 66 bridge in Warren County.
  • SB451: Dayton, Town of; amending charter, election of council.
  • SB478: Eminent domain; reimbursement of costs.
  • SB480: Drug Control Act; Schedule 1.
  • SB482: Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval.
  • SB542: Delinquent sewer charges; lien on property, delinquent charges.
  • SB543: Inverse condemnation proceeding; reimbursement of owner's costs.
  • SB549: Conditional zoning; provisions applicable to certain rezoning proffers.
  • SB589: Education improvement scholarship tax credit program; extends time for disbursement of donations.
  • SB590: When circuit courts open; Judicial Council.
  • SB591: Taxicab services; regulation by localities, background checks.
  • SB733: Income tax, state; annual adjustment for inflation.
  • SB734: Public charter schools.
  • SB735: Local planning commission; action on proposed plat, commercial real estate.
  • SB736: Landscape cover materials; local ordinances concerning installation or use.
  • SB737: Public employers; award of leave from their official duties, penalty.
  • SB757: Income tax, state; modifies tax by establishing a flat 5.75% tax on all taxable income.
  • SJ6: Constitutional amendment (second resolution); charter schools.
  • SJ70: Constitutional amendment; right to work (second reference).
  • SJ127: Constitutional amendment; right to work (submitting to qualified voters).
  • SJ142: Commending the Page County High School softball team.
  • SJ155: Commending Virginia 4-H.
  • SJ198: Commending Myron D. Rummel.
  • SR25: Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals.
  • SR26: Judges; nominations for election to circuit court.
  • SR27: Judges; nominations for election to general district court.
  • SR28: Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court.
  • SR39: Celebrating the life of C. Robert Heath.
  • SR40: Celebrating the life of Allen Ray Ritchie.
  • SR42: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR62: Commending George Hirschmann.
  • SR74: Nominating a person to be elected as a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR81: Nominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships.
  • SR82: Nominating persons to be elected to general district court judgeships.
  • SR83: Nominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships.
  • SR84: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nomination for election of member.
  • SR96: Judge; nomination for election to general district court.
  • SR97: Nominating a person to be elected to a juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeship
  • SB455: Emergency custody orders; duration, extension.
  • SB1059: Special counsel; employment by Attorney General or Governor, requirements.
  • SB1060: Primary elections; voter registration by political party.
  • SB1061: Electronic pollbooks; photographs and identifying information for each voter.
  • SB1062: Presidential elections; number of officers of election and ballot scanner machines.
  • SB1063: Charter schools; personnel.
  • SB1064: Administration of estates; liability of heir or devisee for real estate conveyed.
  • SB1065: Cash proffer for residential construction; sunset date.
  • SB1066: Elected offices; term of officer elected to fill vacancy, filling vacancies in U.S. Senate & House.
  • SB1067: Petition for attachment; removes judges from list of persons.
  • SB1100: Enticing, etc., real estate licensee with intent to commit certain felonies; penalty.
  • SB1102: Transportation network companies.
  • SB1174: Cemetery Board; perpetual care trust funds, requirements.
  • SB1182: Health benefit exchange; information on health benefit plans.
  • SB1186: Naloxone; administration in cases of opiate overdose.
  • SB1187: DNA; analysis upon conviction of certain misdemeanors.
  • SB1188: Commercial sex trafficking; penalties.
  • SB1380: Schedule I drugs.
  • SB1450: Privacy Expectation Afterlife and Choices Act; created, undue burden restriction, etc.
  • SJ65: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • SJ66: Constitutional amendment; grants Board of Education authority to establish charter schools.
  • SJ255: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • SJ256: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); charter schools.
  • SJ335: Celebrating the life of Marvin Bennett Milam.
  • SB453: Human trafficking; penalties.
  • SB454: Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; amends to add solicitation of prostitution.
  • SB455: Emergency custody orders; duration, extension.
  • SB456: Voting equipment; technical amendments to reflect updates in equipment technology.
  • SB457: Charter schools; participation of personnel in Virginia Retirement System.
  • SB473: Foreign judgments; Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgments Recognition Act.
  • SB501: Conditions of release on bond; no contact provision.
  • SB578: Permits and approvals, certain; damages for unconstitutional grant or denial by locality.
  • SB594: Controlled substance analogs; regulation by Board of Pharmacy, synthetic cannabinoids, penalties.
  • SB654: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; human trafficking policy.
  • SB655: Involuntary commitment; appeal of order.
  • SJ65: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • SJ66: Constitutional amendment; grants Board of Education authority to establish charter schools.
  • SJ67: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ68: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ70: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ107: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ212: Celebrating the life of George Walker Patteson.
  • SJ5009: Celebrating the life of Richard Allen Claybrook, Sr.
  • SB247: Child support; DCE to withhold payments from prisoners who maintain job within Department.
  • SB439: Medical Fraud Control Unit; Attorney General to appoint investigators.
  • SB934: Charter schools, public; allowed to designate whether employees will participate in VRS.
  • SB935: Public schools; change to teacher contracts and evaluation policies.
  • SB938: Multijurisdiction grand jury; additional criminal violations that may investigate.
  • SB957: Electoral boards; meetings.
  • SB958: Voter registration; final day of registration and mail registration application.
  • SB982: Medical reports or records; method for introducing into evidence in general district court.
  • SB983: Expert witnesses; literature designations.
  • SB984: Settlement payment; notification by insurer required.
  • SB985: G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area; conveyance of certain land to Warren County.
  • SB1028: Child support; confidentiality of guidelines worksheets in mediated agreements.
  • SB1072: Elections; electronic pollbooks, photographs.
  • SB1073: Attorney; fees in certain land use cases.
  • SB1074: Student organizations; religious or political organizations may determine core functions, etc.
  • SB1077: Registered voters; citizenship, SAVE Program.
  • SB1173: Computer trespass; penalty.
  • SB1174: Computer crimes; prohibits use of an electronic device to commit.
  • SB1256: Voter identification requirements; photo ID required at polls, application for absentee ballot.
  • SB1292: Human trafficking hotline; posted notices.
  • SB1321: General fund balance; assignment of fund surplus to Transportation Trust Fund at end of fiscal year.
  • SB1335: Concealed handgun permits; confidentiality of permittee information.
  • SB1348: Criminal judgment; appeal based on erroneously admitted evidence.
  • SJ2: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds (first reference).
  • SJ17: Constitutional amendment; Board of Education authorized to establish charter schools.
  • SJ275: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds (first reference).
  • SJ302: Constitutional amendment; Board of Education authorized to establish charter schools.
  • SJ322: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ323: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ324: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ381: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ382: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ393: Celebrating the life of Rebecca Beall Jackson Graves.
  • SJ394: Celebrating the life of Henry Clay Clark.
  • SJ397: Celebrating the life of Iva Mary Hopkins.
  • SJ409: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ426: Celebrating the life of John H. Smedley, Sr.
  • SJ432: Celebrating the life of Robert James Sullivan, Jr.
  • SJ433: Celebrating the life of Robert Earl Wetsel.
  • SR29: Auditor of Public Accounts; nomination for election.
  • SB55: Voter identification requirements; revises list of items a voter may show to prove identification.
  • SB56: Elections; party identification on ballots in local elections.
  • SB57: Absentee voting; applications shall be processed 5 days after person registers to vote, exceptions.
  • SB58: Criminal law; redefinition of triggerman rule, penalty.
  • SB59: Injunctions; requirement for bond.
  • SB60: Divorce; failure to respond by defendant.
  • SB158: Admission to bail; notice to State attorney.
  • SB159: Drug trafficking; 3 years shall be mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for subsequent offense.
  • SB240: Constitutional amendment; taking or damaging of private property for public use (voter referendum).
  • SB241: Tax credits; businesses providing assistance to low-income families, etc., in private schools.
  • SB242: Public procurement; state agency agreements with labor organizations.
  • SB243: Charter schools, public; allowed to choose whether its employees will participate in VRS, etc.
  • SB244: Primary elections; adds party affiliation to information an applicant to provide when registering.
  • SB245: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; constitutional rights of citizens to keep & bear arms.
  • SB246: Winter Sports Safety Act; limits liability of ski resorts and other winter sports area operators.
  • SB247: Child support; DCE to withhold payments from prisoners who maintain job within Department.
  • SB248: Employers of domestic service individuals; reporting and paying unemployment insurance taxes.
  • SB249: Marriage ceremonies; performance by a minister commissioned to pastoral ministry.
  • SB250: Small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses; enhancement or remedial measures.
  • SB251: Circuit court clerks; fees charged and collected.
  • SB436: Sex crimes; penalties.
  • SB437: Eminent domain; definitions of lost access and lost profits, determining compensation.
  • SB438: Public schools; teacher contract and evaluation policies.
  • SB439: Medical Fraud Control Unit; Attorney General to appoint investigators.
  • SB440: Charter schools, public; funding and service contracts.
  • SB441: Line of Duty Act; expeditious payment for burial expense for person whose death is in line of duty.
  • SB442: Onsite sewage systems; design and inspection.
  • SB541: Auxiliary police forces; Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish training requirements.
  • SB561: Garnishment, previous; allows costs incurred by judgment creditor are chargeable to judgment debtor.
  • SB574: Forfeited drug assets; redirection of assets to construction of Public Safety Memorial.
  • SB636: Senate Districts; technical adjustments in boundaries.
  • SB637: Virginia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; created, penalty.
  • SJ2: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds (first reference).
  • SJ3: Constitutional amendment; taking or damaging of private property for public use (second reference).
  • SJ17: Constitutional amendment; Board of Education authorized to establish charter schools.
  • SJ97: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ98: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ99: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ125: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ129: Breast Cancer Awareness Day; designating as February 14, 2012.
  • SJ201: Governor; confirming appointments.
  • SJ207: Celebrating the life of Andrea Lynch Lohr.
  • SJ208: Celebrating the life of Cassandra Olson Scholte.
  • SJ209: Commending the Town of Luray.
  • SJ218: Celebrating the life of John Boyd Noftsinger, Jr., Ed.D.
  • SJ219: Commending the Page County High School baseball team.
  • SJ220: Celebrating the life of Donald Douglas Litten.
  • SJ221: Commending the Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Home.
  • SJ222: Commending the East Rockingham High School girls tennis team.
  • SB806: Expert witnesses; literature designations.
  • SB807: Commercial vehicles; person required to register with Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry.
  • SB808: Elections; voter identification requirements, absentee voting eligibility and procedures.
  • SB809: Attorney liability to client; removes language from statute authorizing malpractice actions, etc.
  • SB810: Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations.
  • SB811: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing national motto: IN GOD WE TRUST.
  • SB1194: Income tax, corporate; tax credits for donations to nonprofit organizations providing scholarships.
  • SB1195: Illegal gambling; amends definition.
  • SB1196: Voter registration system; State Board of Elections may share voter information with other states.
  • SB1197: DNA data bank; modifies entities to which Department of Forensic Science may release information.
  • SB1198: Communications intercepts; broadens court jurisdiction of order sought by Attorney General.
  • SB1199: Victims of domestic violence; expands Address Confidentiality Program to all jurisdictions in State.
  • SB1200: Criminal law; redefinition of triggerman rule, penalty.
  • SB1201: Medicaid; JLARC to study feasibility, etc., of withdrawal in favor of state-run program.
  • SB1202: Health benefits exchanges; abortion coverage not permitted.
  • SB1203: Primary elections; political party shall pay costs.
  • SB1204: Cash proffers; allows an award of fees, etc., to prevailing party when contesting certain actions.
  • SB1205: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for sales of nongraded U.S. gold or silver bullion coins.
  • SB1206: Traffic impact analysis; removes certain requirements.
  • SB1207: Unborn children; constitutionally guaranteed rights.
  • SB1208: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; court order plea.
  • SB1209: Personal jurisdiction or defective process; waiver of objection.
  • SB1210: Motor fuel inspection; affixation of decal showing state and federal taxes.
  • SB1272: Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores.
  • SB1273: Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses.
  • SB1274: Court records; secure remote access restrictions do not apply to secure access by attorneys, etc.
  • SB1275: Sexually violent predators; procedure for rescission of respondent's refusal for examination.
  • SB1277: Onsite treatment works; Department of Health oversight of requirements for review.
  • SB1320: Charter schools; allows employees to choose whether to participate in Virginia Retirement System.
  • SB1403: Income tax, corporate; eliminates State's tax for taxable years beginning January 1, 2011.
  • SB1417: Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of government stores.
  • SB1430: Motor vehicle insurance; premiums based on credit information.
  • SB1441: Impaired waters; requires plan developed and implemented to restore waters be controlling.
  • SJ27: Constitutional amendment; taking of private property for public use (first reference).
  • SJ307: Constitutional amendment; taking of private property for public use (first reference).
  • SJ353: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • SJ354: State employee compensation; JLARC to study salary structure and pay.
  • SJ360: Constitutional amendment; establishment of charter schools (first reference).
  • SJ412: Celebrating the life of Jason Allen Long.
  • SJ413: Celebrating the life of Specialist Brian Michael Anderson, United States Army.
  • SJ414: Commending Donald J. Ford.
  • SJ427: Commending the Town of Strasburg on the occasion of its 250th anniversary.
  • SJ445: Celebrating the life of Henry Theodore Northcott Graves.
  • SJ446: Celebrating the life of Fred H. Scott.
  • SJ476: Celebrating the life of Wilbur Coleman Allen.
  • SJ488: Celebrating the life of Gerald Marshall Cubbage.
  • SJ503: Celebrating the life of Mary Alice Burch.
  • SB7: Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof.
  • SB132: Retail Sales and Use Tax; increases distribution to Transportation Trust Fund.
  • SB133: Nonprofit education organization; tax credit for business donations that provide educational funds.
  • SB134: Absentee voting eligibility and procedures; voter identification requirements.
  • SB135: Public schools; school divisions shall not be required to purchase new textbooks until 2011-2012.
  • SB136: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: IN GOD WE TRUST.
  • SB137: Lists of registered voters; disclosure to commissioners of the revenue and treasurers.
  • SB351: Transportation programs; performance audit by Secretary of Transportation, report.
  • SB352: Schools; delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which accreditation is based.
  • SB353: Public schools; redirecting of class size reduction funds.
  • SB354: No Child Left Behind Act; school divisions shall administer limited English proficiency assessment.
  • SB355: Short-term rental property; shall classify as a separate classification of merchants' capital.
  • SB356: Child visitation; court may order ignition interlock system installed on vehicle of certain parents.
  • SB382: Jury panel; disclosure to counsel thereof within three business days.
  • SB383: Claims against county; attorney of county shall notify claimant by certified mail of date.
  • SB384: Attorney-client privilege and work product protection; limitations on waivers.
  • SB385: Affidavits; admissibility as evidence by government official regarding search of government records.
  • SB386: Motor fuel or lubricating oils; admission into evidence of certificates of analysis.
  • SB387: Certificates of analysis; two-way video conferencing in criminal cases.
  • SB388: Consumer protection law; transfers investigative & consumer complaint to Office of Attorney General.
  • SB443: Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores.
  • SB632: Cash proffers; delays collection or acceptance by locality until completion of final inspection.
  • SB690: Voter registration drives; definition, payment or receipt of compensation for circulating petitions.
  • SB691: Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; enhancement measures for small, etc., businesses.
  • SJ27: Constitutional amendment; taking of private property for public use (first reference).
  • SJ239: Commending Phillip C. Stone.
  • SJ268: Celebrating the life of Ralph H. Dean.
  • SB543: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for non-profit schools licensed by Department of Education.
  • SB555: Auditor of Public Accounts; auditing services.
  • SB558: Vehicle weight limit statutes; enforcement by local law-enforcement agencies.
  • SB958: Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act; created.
  • SB959: Fraudulent conveyances; attorney fees.
  • SB960: Credit cards; clarifies language allowing acceptance thereof by clerks to make it clear.
  • SB961: Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof, penalty.
  • SB962: Fetal deaths; when occurs without medical attendance, mother, etc., must report within 24 hours.
  • SB963: Elections; voter identification requirements, absentee voting eligibility and procedures.
  • SB1218: Juveniles; transmission of probation and parole reports to school superintendent.
  • SB1219: Noose; hanging thereof on property of another or in public place with intent to intimidate, felony.
  • SB1220: Securities Act; sale of business doctrine.
  • SB1221: Businesses; tax credits for donations to nonprofit organizations providing educational funding.
  • SB1222: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for nonprofit entities.
  • SB1223: Corrections, Department of; powers and duties of Director.
  • SB1275: Privileged communications; provides communications between physicians and patients thereof.
  • SB1542: Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores.
  • SJ88: Constitutional amendment; establishes limitations on takings of private property.
  • SJ290: Constitutional amendment; establishes limitations on takings of private property.
  • SJ348: Abandoned property; Department of Treasury to study reporting and remittance requirements.
  • SJ396: Global warming and energy problems; recognizing need to utilize scientific principles to address.
  • SJ400: Celebrating the life of Edgar Hall Bartley, Jr.
  • SR30: Commending the Town of Shenandoah on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • SB538: Higher educational institutions; first warning and emergency notification system required.
  • SB539: Higher educational institutions; board of visitors, etc. to establish violence prevention committee.
  • SB540: Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN); protective order information sent thereto, expiration.
  • SB541: Electrical transmission lines; State Corporation Commission review.
  • SB542: Public schools; abortion services prohibited.
  • SB543: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for non-profit schools licensed by Department of Education.
  • SB554: Elections; voter identification requirements.
  • SB555: Auditor of Public Accounts; auditing services.
  • SB556: Reckless driving; violation of right-of-way resulting in death of another.
  • SB557: Students, first-time; preadmission physical examinations.
  • SB558: Vehicle weight limit statutes; enforcement by local law-enforcement agencies.
  • SB559: Composite index, local; number of students.
  • SB560: Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof.
  • SB561: Community foundations; added to list of organizations that may receive contributions of tax refunds.
  • SB562: Methamphetamine; manufacturing, selling, giving, and distributing thereof, penalty.
  • SB563: Civil cases; time limit for those held under advisement.
  • SB564: Support cases; appeal bonds.
  • SB565: Motor vehicle equity loans; caps interest thereon.
  • SB566: Circuit and district courts; withdrawal of appeals.
  • SB753: Public-Private Transportation Act; prohibits private entity from imposing tolls on Interstates.
  • SB754: Public-Private Transportation Act; prohibits private entity from imposing tolls on Interstate 81.
  • SB782: Illegal aliens; corporate existence terminated involuntarily for employing.
  • SB800: State lottery revenues; transferred to Lottery Proceeds Fund for payment to counties, cities, etc.
  • SJ84: Celebrating the life of Emily Weese Purdy.
  • SJ85: Celebrating the life of Francis Bell, Jr.
  • SJ86: Celebrating the life of Emily Jane Hilscher.
  • SJ87: Celebrating the life of John Neff Neese.
  • SJ88: Constitutional amendment; defines term public uses & specifies which private property may be taken.
  • SJ89: Unclaimed Property Act; Department of Treasury to study reporting requirements established by State.
  • SJ209: Celebrating the life of Nelson Showalter Gardner.
  • SJ240: Commending Nielsen Builders, Inc., on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • SB331: Income taxes, state; establishes pilot program for refundable tax credits for tuition & textbooks.
  • SB332: Traffic offenses; additional penalties for certain violations.
  • SB333: Circuit courts; rules and procedures for tax cases.
  • SB338: Civil proceedings; privileged communications with professionals; .
  • SB340: Circuit court; standardizes removal of certain cases from district court to circuit court.
  • SB346: Highways; payments to Town of Broadway for maintenance, construction, or reconstruction thereof.
  • SB347: Motorcycles; emergency lights on those used by law enforcement.
  • SB906: Massanutten Military Academy; officers recognized as part of unorganized State militia.
  • SB907: Charter; Town of Timberville.
  • SB908: Libraries; state funded shall have technology protection measures against Internet restrictions.
  • SB909: Violation of right-of-way; guilty of reckless driving if cause death of another.
  • SB910: Alcoholic beverage control; definition of public place.
  • SB911: Nonsuits; notice required, dismissal of actions thereby.
  • SB912: Witness, contradiction of; extrajudicial statement.
  • SB913: Notice of claim; certain requirements for lawsuit against government entity.
  • SB1096: Eminent domain; definition of public uses.
  • SB1232: School boards; referendum for election of chairman in Page County.
  • SB1233: Assault and battery; adds conservators of the peace to definition in statute.
  • SB1234: Methamphetamine; manufacturing, selling, giving, and distributing thereof.
  • SB1235: Attorneys-in-fact; challenges thereto after death of principal.
  • SB1236: Juvenile offenses; judge may impose all penalties allowable by law therefor.
  • SB1237: Protective orders; increases penalty for second offense for violation thereof.
  • SB1238: Non-resident taxpayers; withholding tax paid by pass-through entities.
  • SB1239: Child pornography; seizure and forfeiture of equipment.
  • SB1288: Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof.
  • SB1357: Administrative subpoena; issued for records of electronic communication service, etc.
  • SB1378: Contracts; Director of Corrections to approve or deny community-based residential services.
  • SJ355: Commending Karl Stoltzfus.
  • SJ356: Celebrating the life of Harold Nelson Wood.
  • SJ357: Commending the Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Company on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ382: Supreme Court of Virginia; Crime Commission to study efficiency of summons form published thereby.
  • SJ391: Commending Marshall A. Robinson.
  • SJ429: Celebrating the life of Judge Perry Wilson Sarver, Sr.
  • SJ430: Celebrating the life of John L. Heatwole.
  • SJ494: Celebrating the life of William A. Truban.
  • SJ528: Celebrating the life of Louis Rowe.
  • SB331: Income taxes, state; establishes pilot program for refundable tax credits for tuition & textbooks.
  • SB332: Traffic offenses; additional penalties for certain violations.
  • SB333: Circuit courts; rules and procedures for tax cases.
  • SB334: Public libraries; technology protection measures.
  • SB335: Methamphetamine; modification of sentencing guidelines.
  • SB336: Condemnation of property; definition of public uses by localities.
  • SB337: School board; referendum in Page County on question whether chairman should be elected at large.
  • SB338: Civil proceedings; privileged communications with professionals; .
  • SB339: Attorney-issued subpoenas; requires a sheriff to serve.
  • SB340: Circuit court; standardizes removal of certain cases from district court to circuit court.
  • SB341: Jurisdiction of corporate authorities of cities and towns; traffic cases included in offenses.
  • SB342: School board; referendum in Page County on question of whether should be elected biennially.
  • SB343: Jails, regional; exempts certain counties from funding limitation.
  • SB344: Gangs; person on probation prohibited from any contact.
  • SB345: False identification cards; used for establishing residency, penalty.
  • SB346: Highways; payments to Town of Broadway for maintenance, construction, or reconstruction thereof.
  • SB347: Motorcycles; emergency lights on those used by law enforcement.
  • SB672: Compulsory school attendance; truancy and chronic tardiness.
  • SB691: Adoption; prohibited to sexually violent offenders.
  • SJ85: Civilian Conservation Corps Day.
  • SJ230: Celebrating the life of Bonnie Neff Hoover.
  • SJ231: Celebrating the life of Frances Ann Minor Litten.
  • SJ232: Celebrating the life of Barry Daniel Murphy.
  • SJ233: Celebrating the life of Homer Allen Long, Jr..
  • SJ254: Celebrating the lives of Richard Alan Dunnand and Daniel Richard Dunn.
  • SJ255: Celebrating the life of Walter R. Trobaugh Jr.
  • SJ256: Celebrating the life of Julia Carpenter Stickley.
  • SJ257: Celebrating the life of James Maxwell Bays.
  • SJ5017: Commending Kristi Toliver.