Senator Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)

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Party
Democratic
District
2: Hampton City (Part), Newport News City (Part), Portsmouth City (Part), York County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Education and Health, General Laws and Technology, Rehabilitation and Social Services, Rules, Public Education
Copatroning Habits
69% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 77% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
9.1% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

WAVY-TV: Sen. Mamie Locke elected as Chair of Va. Senate Democratic Caucus

November 17, 2016
VIRGINIA (WAVY) ? Members of the Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus elected Senator Mamie Locke (D ? Hampton) to serve as the next Caucus Chair Thursday. Sen. Locke will replace outgoing Caucus Chair Senator Donald McEachin (D-Henrico).and more »

Daily Press: Peninsula delegation may be gaining influence in Richmond

December 3, 2016
... the state Senate, where state Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, steps into a new role as chairwoman of the Democratic caucus. It was the second time since Mason's election to the state Senate that Norment has asked him to step in, and as the senator ...

Daily Press (blog): Locke elected caucus chair

November 18, 2016
State Sen. Mamie Locke is one of the top two Democratic leaders in the state Senate now, replacing outgoing state Sen. Donald McEachin as her party's caucus chair. Locke, current chair of the Legislative Black Caucus, was elected by fellow Democrats ...and more »

Daily Press: Surprises in school for area legislators

November 30, 2016
Like the surprises that came after Crittenden Middle School pupils Kailey Brown, Cole Mathes and Jordan Moody impressed state Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, state Sen.-elect Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, and Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, with ...

Virginian-Pilot: Bruce Smith says Mayor Will Sessoms fears doing disparity study on city contracts

November 28, 2016
Gaylene Kanoyton began the news conference by reading a statement on behalf of State Sen. Mamie Locke, chairwoman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, which is supporting Smith's request for a disparity study. ?The City of Virginia Beach has ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Mamie Locke’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 171 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB53: Ultrasound prior to abortion.
  • SB105: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits.
  • SB857: Conditional rezoning; certain conditional rezoning proffers, floor area ratio.
  • SB858: Discontinued cases; court has discretion to reinstate case.
  • SJ9: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ220: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage.
  • SJ222: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights.
  • SB53: Ultrasound prior to abortion.
  • SB54: Payday loans; permitted interest.
  • SB55: Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option to prohibit distribution.
  • SB56: Grass, weeds, and other foreign growth; local cutting ordinances include overgrown shrubs and trees.
  • SB105: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits.
  • SB163: Driving in flooded areas; localities may by ordinance prohibit, penalties.
  • SB334: Toll violations at all-electronic toll facilities; administrative fees and period of nonpayment.
  • SB404: Medical assistance; health insurance, payment for prescription contraceptives.
  • SB502: School efficiency reviews; scope and costs.
  • SB623: Consumer finance loans; rate of interest.
  • SB624: York River; scenic and historic designations.
  • SB628: Threats of death or bodily injury; penalty.
  • SJ9: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage.
  • SJ20: Celebrating the life of Martha E. Dawson.
  • SJ21: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. William Douglas Booth.
  • SJ22: Celebrating the life of Colethia R. Holcomb.
  • SJ23: Celebrating the life of Wilford Taylor, Sr.
  • SJ38: Juvenile court records; Commission on Youth to study expungement of records.
  • SJ58: Recurrent flooding; joint subcommittee to formulate recommendations.
  • SJ65: Celebrating the life of Rosa Ileana Johnson.
  • SJ80: Historic properties without homeowner associations; VHC to study disclosure of information.
  • SR85: Commending the Woman's Club of Norfolk.
  • SB598: Virginia Health Spa Act; exclusion for dojos.
  • SB613: Juvenile delinquency prevention and youth development programs; savings grants.
  • SB695: Hampton, City of; amending charter, candidacy of councilmembers in mayoral election.
  • SB733: Abortion; requirement for ultrasound.
  • SB744: Portsmouth, City of; members, etc., of board of zoning appeals shall be appointed by governing body.
  • SB775: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; representations related to special flood hazard zones.
  • SB797: Photo-monitoring systems; enforcement.
  • SB798: Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
  • SB843: Claims; Jonathan Christopher Montgomery.
  • SB844: Child day programs; exemptions from licensure.
  • SB1013: Virginia Public Building Authority; Military Mission Improvement and Expansion projects.
  • SB1079: Flood protection plan.
  • SB1320: Public schools; accreditation ratings.
  • SJ86: Advanced Composites Initiative; encouraging development at historic Langley Research Center.
  • SJ262: Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization; signage.
  • SR55: Commending the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • SR80: Commending the Dochiki Civic and Social Club, Inc.
  • SR110: Celebrating the life of Reuben V. Burrell.
  • SB18: Unemployment compensation; voluntarily leaving employment to accompany military spouse.
  • SB163: Local Government, Commission on; local mandates.
  • SB164: Payday loans; permitted interest.
  • SB165: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; additional requirements for certain agreements.
  • SB166: Fort Monroe Authority; powers and duties, land and utility ownership.
  • SB562: College partnership laboratory schools; tuition.
  • SB597: Regional Criminal Justice Academy Training Fund; local fee.
  • SB598: Virginia Health Spa Act; exclusion for dojos.
  • SB613: Juvenile delinquency prevention and youth development programs; savings grants.
  • SB617: Abortion; removes requirement that woman undergo transabdominal ultrasound.
  • SB618: Health insurance; essential health benefits, abortion coverage.
  • SJ3: Recurrent flooding; joint subcommittee established to formulate recommendations to address.
  • SJ86: Advanced Composites Initiative; encouraging development at historic Langley Research Center.
  • SJ108: Commending Desiree Williams.
  • SJ117: Commending Mary McCoy.
  • SJ118: Celebrating the life of Master Sergeant Lee James Scaife, USAF (Ret.).
  • SJ5025: Commending the Hampton University women's basketball team.
  • SJ5026: Celebrating the life of Rufus Langford.
  • SR14: Celebrating the life of Charles Waldo Scott, Jr.
  • SB27: License plates; display of single plate on registered vehicles.
  • SB755: Payday lending; repeals provisions authorizing lending in State.
  • SB840: Fraud; court may vacate judgment of criminal conviction or adjudication of person.
  • SB841: Uniform Statewide Building Code; establishment of occupancy standards for residential dwelling unit.
  • SB842: Charter; City of Hampton.
  • SB992: Background checks; children's residential facilities regulated by Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • SB1013: Landlord and tenant laws; application to certain occupants of hotel, motel, etc.
  • SB1196: School choice; Board of Education to include information regarding parent and student choice.
  • SB1224: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
  • SJ57: Property owners, low-income; JLARC to study real property tax relief, executive summary.
  • SJ262: Celebrating the life of Dr. Freddye Sue Turner Davy.
  • SJ263: Celebrating the life of James Wesley Dix, Sr.
  • SJ278: Property owners, low-income; JLARC to study real property tax relief, executive summary.
  • SJ304: Commending Francena McCorory.
  • SJ305: Commending Kellie Wells.
  • SJ445: Celebrating the life of Laurel Tucker Duplessis.
  • SR51: Celebrating the life of Chief Master Sergeant Claude Vann, Jr., USAF (Ret.).
  • SB27: License plates; display of single plate on registered vehicles.
  • SB28: Payday loans; permitted interest.
  • SB32: Assessments for local improvements, special; adds City of Hampton to localities that may impose.
  • SB33: Hampton, City of; special commissioner to execute title to real estate with delinquent taxes, etc.
  • SB34: Rental payments; landlord accounting of tenant credits and debits upon written request.
  • SB35: Landlords; recovery of possession limited, changes definition of dwelling unit, etc.
  • SB286: Sale of property; City of Newport News to sell certain property for nominal amount.
  • SB287: Charter; City of Newport News.
  • SB288: Alcoholic beverage control; recycling for certain retail on-premises licensees required.
  • SB289: Alcohol, open container; no person shall possess in passenger area of motor vehicle, civil penalty.
  • SB472: Common Interest Community Board; authorized to terminate inactive condominium, etc., registrations.
  • SB473: Fort Monroe Authority Act; declaration of policy, Governor to approve Fort Monroe Master Plan.
  • SB474: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for cell phone numbers for EMS personnel and firefighters.
  • SB475: College partnership laboratory schools; development of programs with public school divisions.
  • SJ57: Property owners, low-income; JLARC to study real property tax relief.
  • SJ58: Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week.
  • SJ59: Commending the Montford Point Marine Association Tidewater, Virginia Chapter #14.
  • SJ60: Celebrating the life of Royzell L. Dillard.
  • SJ61: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. William James Marshall.
  • SJ62: Commending the Phoebus High School football team.
  • SJ144: Celebrating the life of William Alfred Smith.
  • SJ146: Commending the work of the Fort Monroe Authority, Citizens for a Fort Monroe National Park, Hampton
  • SJ166: Celebrating the life of Benjamin Frank Boyd.
  • SJ5010: Celebrating the life of Susan Bentley Joseph.
  • SB22: Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals and assistant fire marshals.
  • SB604: Assault and battery; if person commits against ABC agent, guilty of Class 6 felony.
  • SB751: Motor vehicle title loans; caps interest rate.
  • SB752: Payday loans; permitted interest.
  • SB772: Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals with police powers.
  • SB773: Aircraft noise attenuation features; adoption, etc. of regulations with regard to installation.
  • SB796: Rehabilitative programming; earned sentence credits.
  • SB797: Human Rights Act; adds sexual orientation to definition of unlawful discriminatory practice.
  • SB829: Tenants' assertion; rent escrow.
  • SB830: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory practice on applications that are for affordable housing.
  • SB985: Housing Development Authority Act; terms and conditions of purchases, etc., to lenders of mortgages.
  • SB986: Certificate of public need; exempts Veterans Services facilities.
  • SB1369: Clerks; may provide official certificates and certified records in digital form, etc.
  • SB1399: Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of department staff to veterans residing in State.
  • SB1400: Fort Monroe Authority Act; created.
  • SB1424: Virginia Public Procurement Act; action against contractor's payment bond.
  • SB1425: Virginia Public Procurement Act; process for withdrawal of bid due to error.
  • SB1460: Workforce skills enhancement training program; established for unemployed workers.
  • SJ277: Celebrating the life of William Hickerson Thomas.
  • SJ278: Celebrating the life of Yvonne Satterfield Six.
  • SJ279: Celebrating the life of Patrice R. Calloway.
  • SJ296: Commending Virginia's Operational Integration Cyberspace Center of Excellence and City of Hampton.
  • SJ366: Celebrating the life of Mae Ernestine Hamlin Scott.
  • SJ375: Celebrating the life of Albert Eugene Simpson.
  • SJ387: Commending Sheriff B.J. Roberts.
  • SJ406: Celebrating the life of Barbara Ann Simpson LeSeur.
  • SJ441: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Walter Henry Maxwell, Sr.
  • SB20: Open-end loan plans; caps finance charges and fees that may be charged on extension of credit.
  • SB21: Payday loans; limiting interest to a maximum annual rate of 36 percent.
  • SB22: Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals and assistant fire marshals.
  • SB23: Aerospace Advisory Council; powers and duties, membership.
  • SB24: Teachers; extends sunset provision on requirements for identifying and reporting critical shortage.
  • SB214: Fair Housing Board; establishes educational materials concerning Fair Housing Law.
  • SB215: Contractors, Board for; certification of accessibility mechanics.
  • SB216: Fair Housing Board; establishes educational materials on Fair Housing Law.
  • SB217: Motorboat; a locality may, by ordinance, impose annual registration fee.
  • SB315: Fort Monroe Authority; created.
  • SB316: Telecommunications relay service; defines end-user equipment, sunset provision.
  • SB604: Assault and battery; if person commits against ABC agent, guilty of Class 6 felony.
  • SB616: Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish.
  • SB666: Unemployment compensation; employee voluntarily leaving employment to accompany military spouse.
  • SB705: Taxation, new and increased; additional revenues to be appropriated for funding SOQ.
  • SJ3: Celebrating the life of Thomas Boone Nottingham.
  • SJ4: Celebrating the life of Douglas Junious DePriest.
  • SJ5: Celebrating the life of Harriet Nachman Storm.
  • SJ134: Celebrating the life of Raymond Celester Crittenden, Jr.
  • SJ152: Commending the Phoebus High School football team.
  • SJ153: Celebrating the life of Hannibal E. Howell, Jr., M.D.
  • SJ156: Celebrating the life of Theodore Edward BaCote, Jr.
  • SJ240: Celebrating the life of Major General (USA Ret.) Alvin Bryant, M.D.
  • SJ269: Celebrating the life of Margaret C. Allen.
  • SB526: Vehicle safety inspections; required every 24 months instead of every 12 months.
  • SB814: Retirement System; changes formula for purchase of service by school division superintendents.
  • SB815: Intestate succession; if parent willfully deserts child, no person may inherit from child's estate.
  • SB816: Fire marshals; increased to a Class 6 felony for assault and battery thereof.
  • SB820: Motorboats; authorizes county, city, or town to impose registration fee on certain.
  • SB832: Firearms; possessing or carrying dangerous weapon in public buildings during official meetings.
  • SB833: Notaries public; electronic notarization to be developed by Secretary of Commonwealth, etc.
  • SB834: Public Procurement Act; procurement of architectural & professional engineering service for project.
  • SB835: Va. Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP); increase of fee for person entering program.
  • SB1093: Mutual aid agreement; institution of higher learning having police force appointed to enter therein.
  • SB1094: Derelict buildings and structures; locality authorized to require removal, repair, etc., thereof.
  • SB1315: Machinery and tools; separate classification for local taxation.
  • SB1321: Advanced shipbuilding training grant program; established.
  • SB1477: Aerospace Advisory Council; adds Director of Space Grant Consortium to serve as ex officio.
  • SB1478: Freedom of Information Act; building and fire code complaints.
  • SB1495: Unemployment compensation; voluntarily leaving employment to accompany military spouse.
  • SJ282: Celebrating the life of Mary Mildred Carrington.
  • SJ283: Celebrating the life of Arnetta Gilmore Washington.
  • SJ326: Commending the Phoebus High School football team
  • SJ327: Celebrating the life of Henry Whitehead, Jr.
  • SJ383: Celebrating the life of Felicia Bryan Farrar Johnson.
  • SJ452: Commending Harriet N. Storm.
  • SJ453: Celebrating the life of Sue Edmondson Wilder.
  • SJ454: Celebrating the life of Clarence Wesley Harris.
  • SJ464: Celebrating the life of Melvin Ross Simpson.
  • SJ5005: Celebrating the life of Sattie Joyce Harris Byrd.
  • SJ5017: Commending the Heritage High School girls' basketball team.
  • SB32: Libraries; localities may adopt an ordinance prohibiting firearms, etc. on premises.
  • SB33: Outdoor theaters, cabarets, etc.; localities may adopt an ordinance to prohibit firearms on premise.
  • SB238: Payday lending charges; establishes maximum annual interest rate.
  • SB239: Taxpayer information; local officials to provide direct access for use by fire, rescue, etc.
  • SB240: Martin Luther King, Jr. Living History & Public Policy Center;tax refunds paid to Board of Trustees.
  • SB242: Resources Authority; financing energy conservation and energy efficiency projects.
  • SB278: Payday Loan Act; repealing Act referring thereto.
  • SB501: Smoking; prohibited in restaurants.
  • SB521: Veterans services; changes references under powers & duties of Commissioner of Veterans Services.
  • SB522: Law-enforcement officer; assault and battery against, penalty.
  • SB526: Vehicle safety inspections; required every 24 months instead of every 12 months.
  • SJ45: Juveniles; Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice to study process of whether to try as adult.
  • SJ52: Celebrating the life of George Christopher Cypress, Jr.
  • SJ53: Celebrating the life of Gregory Cherry.
  • SJ54: Celebrating the life of
  • SJ55: Teachers; joint subcommittee to study shortage in State.
  • SJ56: Vacant residential units; Housing Commission to study problem in densely populated urban areas.
  • SJ113: Commending the Hampton High School girls' basketball team
  • SJ267: Commending Petty Officer Second Class Arthur Stoddard and Chief Petty Officer Tarry Jones.
  • SJ5005: Celebrating the life of Sattie Joyce Harris Byrd.
  • SJ5017: Commending the Heritage High School girls' basketball team.
  • SB45: Real property taxes; Virginia Port Authority to determine service charges in lieu of.
  • SB177: Enterprise zone job creation grants; deletion of terms from definition of grant eligible position.
  • SB178: Enterprise zones; real property investment grants.
  • SB179: Human Rights Act; prohibition of discrimination in employment based on certain criminal convictions.
  • SB766: Minimum wage; increase per hour.
  • SB767: Libraries; provides that localities may adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, etc. therein.
  • SB768: Small business; change in definition.
  • SB798: Sewage overflows; authorizes Water Control Board to issue administrative orders for corrective act.
  • SB799: Charter; City of Newport News.
  • SB1018: Charter; City of Hampton.
  • SB1184: Military Affairs, Department of; establishes specific duties and functions to be carried out.
  • SB1185: Real Estate Transaction Recovery Fund; allows interest thereon to be used to educate public, etc.
  • SB1320: Payday Loan Act.
  • SB1380: Victims of crime; restorative mediation.
  • SB1381: Intestate succession; desertion by parents.
  • SJ320: Celebrating the life of Wilbert Earl Ashe, Jr.
  • SJ321: Celebrating the life of Sidney Franklin Ricks, Sr.
  • SJ322: Celebrating the life of Lottie Barksdale Spencer.
  • SJ323: Celebrating the life of Airman First Class Leebernard Emmanuel Chavis.
  • SJ329: High school dropout and graduation rates; Board of Education to study.
  • SJ413: Commending the Phoebus High School football team
  • SJ489: Celebrating the life of Ollie M. Bowman, Jr.
  • SJ490: Celebrating the life of Johnnie Lee Bell Bunch.
  • SJ503: Celebrating the life and work of William H. Moses, Jr.
  • SR63: Celebrating the life of Vivian Frazier Green.
  • SB44: Residential community programs; Dept. of Corrections to allow nonviolent prisoners to participate.
  • SB45: Real property taxes; Virginia Port Authority to determine service charges in lieu of.
  • SB46: Local housing rehabilitation zones; created.
  • SB177: Enterprise zone job creation grants; deletion of terms from definition of grant eligible position.
  • SB178: Enterprise zones; real property investment grants.
  • SB179: Human Rights Act; prohibition of discrimination in employment based on certain criminal convictions.
  • SB180: Proof of legal presence in the United States.
  • SB181: Conditional use permits; locality impose condition related to retail alcoholic beverage licensees.
  • SB330: Legislative appointees on certain boards.
  • SB367: Drug treatment courts; established in City of Newport News.
  • SB625: Carousel Site; conveyance of property to nonmunicipal entity in City of Hampton.
  • SJ25: Overhead utility lines; joint subcommittee to study feasibility & costs of placement underground.
  • SJ26: Celebrating the life of Bernice Jackson Everson.
  • SJ27: Celebrating the life of Theophlise Lee Twitty.
  • SJ28: Celebrating the life of Mozelle Price Russell.
  • SJ29: Celebrating the life of Sheila M. Williams.
  • SJ30: Celebrating the life of Joe Nathan Allen.
  • SJ31: Commending Mary E. Johnson.
  • SJ32: Commending Maria Cecire.
  • SJ66: Commending the Bethel High School girls' track team.
  • SJ67: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Lee Arthur Lewis Jr.
  • SJ140: Commending the Hampton High School football team.
  • SJ5040: Commending Turner M. Spencer.