Delegate Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Photo of Mark Sickles
Party
Democratic
District
43: County of Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Appropriations, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Privileges and Elections
Age
60
Website
marksickles.com
Twitter
@http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/17846914.rss
Copatroning Habits
72% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 86% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
10.5% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Inside NoVA: Over Democrats' objections, Senate OKs 'religious freedom' bill

February 17, 2017
Over Democrats' objections, Senate OKs 'religious freedom' billHB 2025, sponsored by Del. Nicholas Freitas, R-Culpeper, cleared the Senate on Thursday on a party-line vote of 21-19. The bill protects organizations and their employees who refuse to participate in the ?solemnization? of marriage based on a ...and more »

Virginia Connection Newspapers: Lee District Leaders Hold Legislative Town Hall

February 9, 2017
Elected officials Del. Mark Sickles (D-43), Sen. George Barker (D-39) and Supervisor Jeff McKay (D-Lee) hosted a Lee District town meeting Jan. 28 at Island Creek Elementary School near the Kingstowne area of Alexandria. Photo by Tim Peterson.and more »

Inside NoVA: Gov. McAuliffe vows to veto anti-LGBT legislation

February 8, 2017
Del. Mark Sickles, D-Alexandria, the other openly gay Virginia delegate, also proposed pro-LGBT legislation this session that was defeated in committee. HB 1395 would have repealed the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions in ...and more »

Augusta Free Press: House GOP kills redistricting amendment

February 3, 2017
?We asked to be recognized, and we were ignored,? said Del. Mark Sickles. ?Republicans saw a room overflowing with people asking for redistricting reform, and they abruptly moved to adjourn the meeting as soon as their three constitutional amendments ...and more »

WTOP: Virginia House passes proof-of-citizenship voting bill

February 2, 2017
?There has [sic] been cases of non-citizens, either inadvertently or intentionally, registering to vote in the commonwealth and this was designed to prevent that,? said the bill's sponsor Del. Mark Cole, R-Spotsylvania, as he spoke about the ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Mark Sickles’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 231 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1021: Medicaid nonemergency transportation providers; criminal history background checks.
  • HB1395: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • HB2179: Form of ballot; order of independent candidates, required paperwork.
  • HB2180: Absentee voting; eligibility of certain persons.
  • HB2181: Food stamps; eligibility to receive benefits if convicted of drug-related felonies.
  • HB2182: Voter registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles; opt-out voter registration.
  • HB2224: Parole Board; creates Parole Qualifications Committee to receive and review applications.
  • HB2228: Aerospace Advisory Council; reorganizes as Advisory Committee on Aerospace.
  • HB2421: Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots.
  • HB2426: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; changes student eligibility, renewal, amount of grants.
  • HJ538: Constitutional amendment marriage; marriage (first reference.)
  • HJ702: Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the funding needs of elections.
  • HJ703: Study; joint committee to study the streamlining of special elections in the Commonwealth; report.
  • HJ997: Commending The Koinonia Foundation, Inc.
  • HB1021: Medicaid nonemergency transportation providers; criminal history background checks.
  • HB1022: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; eligibility, use of funds.
  • HB1025: Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk, penalties.
  • HB1026: Social Services, Department of; electronic notices.
  • HB1027: Special elections; quarterly schedule, exception.
  • HB1028: TANF; federal funds not used to supplant nonfederal funds.
  • HB1029: Critical National Security Language Grant Fund and Program; established.
  • HB1030: Officers of election; required training every two years.
  • HB1031: Parole Board; required release, Board to issue a reasoned decision for deferral.
  • HB1032: Vehicle registration; locality may impose penalty on owner annually as long as vehicle unregistered.
  • HB1033: Absentee ballots; emergency voting, repeals provisions relating to late applications.
  • HB1034: Personal property tax; transmittal of certain information to commissioner of the revenue.
  • HB1185: Reckless driving; raises threshold for speeding.
  • HJ136: United States Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment that was proposed by Congress in 1972.
  • HJ149: Motor vehicle title loans; Bureau of Financial Inst of State Corporation Commission to study.
  • HJ205: Constitutional amendment; congressional and legislative districts.
  • HJ302: Celebrating the life of William J. Wilde.
  • HJ322: Commending Chris Mamalis.
  • HR218: Commending Burgundy Farm Country Day School.
  • HB917: Elections; programming optical scan tabulators for recount.
  • HB921: Urban county executive form of government; auditor, school board.
  • HB951: Parole board; parole review, required release.
  • HB2050: Investigational drugs, biological products, and devices; expanded access.
  • HB2052: Pest Control Compact; repeals Compact.
  • HB2054: State Treasurer; payments.
  • HB2056: Registered voters; persons who voted in certain elections, no disclosure of social security numbers.
  • HB2057: Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; efficiencies reforms.
  • HB2060: Travel expenses; approval required by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council.
  • HB2062: Elections administration; pre-election and post-election activities.
  • HB2155: Energy diversification requirement.
  • HB2157: Absentee voting; emergency voting.
  • HB2158: Special elections; quarterly schedule, exception.
  • HB2372: Medical assistance; asset verification, financial institutions to provide certain medical records.
  • HB2376: Pre-kindergarten Grant Program; established, grants for at-risk four-year-olds.
  • HB2387: Medical assistance; asset verification, financial institutions to provide certain medical records.
  • HB2388: Parole Board; person eligible for parole, deferred release.
  • HJ745: Commending Dennis Welch.
  • HJ746: Celebrating the life of Paul Gagnon.
  • HR224: Commending Jeremy Mogollon Rivera.
  • HB292: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; established and operated by new division within SCC.
  • HB913: Inmates; eligibility for health care.
  • HB914: Fornication; repeal.
  • HB917: Elections; programming optical scan tabulators for recount.
  • HB918: Elections; separation of ballots.
  • HB919: Provisional voting; meetings of electoral board to determine validity of provisional ballots.
  • HB920: Highway systems; funding.
  • HB921: Urban county executive form of government; auditor, school board.
  • HB951: Parole board; parole review, required release.
  • HB959: Virginia Legislative Travel Commission; created.
  • HB1230: Line of Duty Act; funding and review.
  • HB1231: Elections; voting machines.
  • HJ361: Commending United Community Ministries.
  • HJ396: Celebrating the life of Bess K. Meersman.
  • HJ400: Commending the Honorable James P. Moran.
  • HJ5119: Commending Robin Stern Hamby.
  • HJ5120: Commending the Thomas A. Edison High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ5180: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Gladys B. Keating.
  • HB883: Income tax, state; credit for solar energy equipment systems.
  • HB1256: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; foreclosure on lien for unpaid assessments.
  • HB1988: Automated external defibrillators; immunity for owner who maintains an AED located on real property.
  • HB1990: License taxes; allows localities to impose on certain motor vehicles, temporary exemption.
  • HB1997: Labor unions; privileged communications and information.
  • HB1998: Food stamps; updates obsolete references to program.
  • HB2000: Virginia ports; change in operation or ownership.
  • HB2103: Parole Board; parole review and denial.
  • HB2163: Hospitals; design & construction standards for certain facilities in which abortions are performed.
  • HB2324: Inmates; Director of DOC to develop procedures to identify those eligible for medical assistance.
  • HB2325: Funeral services; adds to definition of next of kin.
  • HJ732: Federal Bureau of Investigation; consideration of site for new headquarters.
  • HR117: Commending Bernard M. Fagelson.
  • HR150: Commending John Marshall Library.
  • HR165: Commending the George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
  • HR193: Commending Julia Krebs.
  • HR194: Commending Sue Finken.
  • HR195: Commending Paula Batt.
  • HB877: Comptroller; assignment of general fund balance remaining at year end.
  • HB878: Motor vehicles, certain; raises amount localities may charge for an annual license tax upon owners.
  • HB879: Income tax, state; subtraction for certain death benefit payments.
  • HB880: Fishing license, special; established for partially disabled veterans.
  • HB881: Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements.
  • HB882: Financial exploitation of elderly or vulnerable adults; penalty.
  • HB883: Income tax, state; credit for solar energy equipment systems.
  • HB884: DMV; privileged records of law-enforcement officers.
  • HB1159: Shark fins; bans possession, sale, etc., penalty.
  • HB1256: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; lien for assessments, priority.
  • HB1257: Firearms; carrying while under influence of alcohol or drugs in a public place, penalty.
  • HJ120: Mesothelioma Awareness Day; designating as September 26, 2012, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ121: Horse Month; designating as month of May 2012, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ122: Parole; joint subcommittee to study reinstituting in State.
  • HJ378: Commending Thomas A. Edison High School.
  • HB1094: Health insurance; mandated benefits for colorectal cancer screening.
  • HB1097: Health directors, local; Commissioner of Health may appoint non-physician qualified by experience.
  • HB2286: Surplus lines insurance; eliminates requirement that broker be licensed in Virginia.
  • HB2287: Nonhazardous solid waste management facilities; annual fee.
  • HB2288: Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements.
  • HB2289: Common interest communities; court may enter default judgment against unit owner on sworn affidavit.
  • HB2290: Virginia Property Owners Association Act; notice to lot owners of pesticide use.
  • HB2291: Health requirements for home-instructed children; immunizations.
  • HB2292: Health records; electronic access.
  • HB2305: Healthcare Organizations, Joint Commission on Accreditation of; truncates references in Code.
  • HB2306: Health Professions, Board of; membership.
  • HB2307: Handheld personal communications devices; fines for texting while driving doubled in work zones.
  • HB2308: Income tax, state; clean special fuels motor vehicle and plug-in electric motor vehicle tax credit.
  • HB2309: General fund balance; assignment of year-end general fund surplus.
  • HB2439: Driver education; school boards in Planning District 8 to make available to certain students.
  • HJ640: U.S. Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment.
  • HJ660: Commending Norma Hoffman.
  • HJ748: Commending Mark Twain Middle School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ809: Celebrating the life of B. Mark Fried.
  • HB482: Credit unions; conversion to a state mutual savings institution.
  • HB1093: Open-end loans; secured by a nonpurchase money lien on a motor vehicle, report.
  • HB1094: Health insurance; mandated benefits for colorectal cancer screening.
  • HB1095: Individual health insurance coverage; sets parameters of period an individual is not covered.
  • HB1096: Vehicles towed; written notice within 24 hours to owners towed because of medical emergencies.
  • HB1097: Health directors, local; Commissioner of Health may appoint non-physician qualified by experience.
  • HB1098: State and local transportation planning; provides for coordination with DRPT.
  • HB1099: Autism Spectrum Disorders; expand employment programs for individuals therewith.
  • HB1100: Stormwater management; common interest community, etc., shall be immune from civil liability.
  • HB1101: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; appeals from local fire codes.
  • HB1102: Property Owners' Association Act; board of directors have authority to adopt rules & regulations.
  • HB1103: Primary system highway construction funds; allocation.
  • HB1104: Newspapers; notice to stop delivery, civil penalty.
  • HB1376: Students; Board of Nursing to revise guidelines on seizure management for those with epilepsy.
  • HB1377: Health services plan; hearings and investigations on effect of other state's law.
  • HB1378: Medical Assistance Services, Department of; establishing pilot program for use of biometric data.
  • HB1379: Child-care facilities; local regulation of possession and storage of firearms, etc., at facilities.
  • HJ195: Lupus Awareness Month; designating as May 2010, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ347: Celebrating the life of Jeanice Elaine McMillan.
  • HB1091: Mortgage loans; escrowing taxes and insurance.
  • HB1093: Mortgages; requirements for certain.
  • HB1509: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons; certain data required
  • HB2444: Bioscience and technology-related development; Economic Development Partnership promote biosciences.
  • HB2445: Stock and Nonstock Corporation Acts; conforms provisions and makes technical amendments.
  • HB2446: Motor fuels and lubricating oils; updates referenced standard for testing thereof.
  • HB2447: Influenza vaccination; requires Board of Health to develop and issue guidelines for administration.
  • HB2448: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of D.C. United soccer team.
  • HB2449: Infectious disease; establishes deemed consent to test for HIV & hepatitis B & C and release result.
  • HB2450: Elections; repeal special provision that provided additional time for printing presidential ballots.
  • HB2451: Certificate of public need; applications for increase in psychiatric treatment beds.
  • HB2452: Prescription information; confidentiality.
  • HB2453: Electronic prescribing; Secretary of Health and Human Services, etc. to establish a website.
  • HB2454: Uniform Commercial Code; financing statements.
  • HB2488: Common Interest Community Board; clarifies powers and duties, technical changes.
  • HB2529: National Defense Industrial Authority; adds Secretary of Commerce and Trade to board of directors.
  • HB2655: Accident and sickness claim proceeds; provider services rendered outside of State.
  • HB2670: Common Interest Community Board; increases filing fee for persons to register written complaints.
  • HB1086: Zoning appeals; written notice of zoning violation.
  • HB1087: Social security numbers; public access, exceptions.
  • HB1088: Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; disclosure of official records.
  • HB1089: Toxic substances; removes requirement Board of Health report to General Assembly biennially.
  • HB1090: Zoning ordinance; civil penalties for violations.
  • HB1091: Mortgage loans; escrowing taxes and insurance.
  • HB1092: Income tax, corporate; biotechnology investment tax credit.
  • HB1093: Mortgages; requirements for certain.
  • HB1094: Standards of Quality; online instructional programs.
  • HB1095: Bioscience and Biotechnology, Commission on; created, report.
  • HB1096: Protection of Social Security Numbers Act; created.
  • HB1097: Mortgage lenders and brokers; licensure and regulations.
  • HB1098: Wet Settlement Act; adds to definition of settlement.
  • HB1099: Voter registration records; access to date of birth information.
  • HB1100: Human immunodeficiency virus; informed consent for testing.
  • HB1101: Zoning ordinances; notice of certain violations.
  • HB1102: Freedom of Information Act; records containing social security numbers.
  • HB1103: Payday Loan Act; requires SCC to contract with one or more parties to develop, etc. database.
  • HB1121: Weights and measures; permissible to possess for commercial purposes.
  • HB1122: Weights and measures; permissible to possess for commercial purposes.
  • HB1197: Voter registration; period of time that registration records must be closed before primary election.
  • HB1507: Trooper Charles Mark Cosslett Memorial Highway; designating as portion of Fairfax County Parkway.
  • HB1508: Extended service contracts; revises definition thereof.
  • HB1509: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons; certain data required
  • HJ156: Public health emergencies; Commission on Local Government to study need for contingency plans.
  • HJ168: Payday lending industry; JLARC to study.
  • HJ193: Vision care services and products; JLARC to study impact of current law impeding accessibility.
  • HJ248: Biosciences and biotechnology; joint subcommittee to study and advance development and enhancement.
  • HJ293: Commending Jennifer Mitchell.
  • HB767: Transportation Trust Fund; dedication of certain surplus revenue.
  • HB768: Hospitals & Health care practioners; use of reprocessed single-use medical devices; penalty.
  • HB1438: Zoning ordinances; provisions on occupancy of residential dwelling unit, penalty.
  • HB2810: Income tax, state; credit for purchase of certain prescription drug expenses.
  • HB2811: Firearms; possession thereof in residences of mentally ill persons.
  • HB2813: Transportation Trust Fund; dedication of certain surplus revenue.
  • HB2814: Zoning ordinance; denying, etc. application for rezoning when transportation network is inadequate.
  • HB2815: Medical products and services; State to purchase lowest cost appropriate.
  • HB2816: Weights and measures; allows Commissioner to establish a schedule for examination thereof.
  • HB2817: Line of Duty Disability Fund; created.
  • HB2818: Polling place; allows no more than three representatives of each candidate to remain therein.
  • HB2819: Payday Loan Act; notice of alternative lenders.
  • HB2820: Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit; created.
  • HB2821: Freedom of Information Act; records containing social security numbers.
  • HB2822: Line of Duty Disability Benefits Fund; expenses related to certain traffic incidents credited to.
  • HB2823: Line of Duty Act; definition of disabled person to include local employee.
  • HB3186: Firearms; accessibility to mentally ill person or person prohibited to possess, liability.
  • HB3187: Taxicabs; registration thereof in another state shall be registered in Virginia.
  • HB3188: Medicaid; DMAS to include a provision for electronic reimbursement for health care services.
  • HB763: Absentee voting and ballot applications; persons 65 or older may vote absentee.
  • HB764: Divorce; separation agreement may be either written or oral.
  • HB765: Storyteller Laureate; honorary position created, Governor to appoint.
  • HB766: Identity theft; charge of fee for security freezes.
  • HB767: Transportation Trust Fund; dedication of certain surplus revenue.
  • HB768: Hospitals & Health care practioners; use of reprocessed single-use medical devices; penalty.
  • HB769: Concealed handgun permits; information concerning lethal force.
  • HB770: Income tax, state; distribution of revenues to localities.
  • HB1097: Real estate tax; increases amount of exemptions for elderly or disabled in Northern Virginia.
  • HB1098: Income tax, state; limit to deduction for those of certain age.
  • HB1402: Public safety employee hardship; powers of Governor during emergency.
  • HB1438: Zoning ordinances; provisions on occupancy of residential dwelling unit, penalty.
  • HB1542: Development rights; localities to provide for transfer thereof from one parcel to another.
  • HB1585: Workers' compensation; coverage for first responders during state of emergency.
  • HB5059: Transportation; additional statewide funding dedicated thereto.
  • HJ320: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth O'Connell Horner.
  • HJ337: Commending Beverly A. Wetherbie.
  • HJ401: Commending Inova Health System on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ402: Commending the Lifetime Learning Institute of Northern Virginia on its 10th anniversary.