Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

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Party
Republican
District
22: Amherst County (All), Appomattox County (All), Buckingham County (All), Cumberland County (All), Fluvanna County (All), Goochland County (All), Prince Edward County (All), Louisa County (Part), Lynchburg City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2017
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Privileges and Elections, Transportation
Website
peakeforsenate.com
Copatroning Habits
80% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 83% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 54% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
6.3% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

Peake is an attorney with Caskie & Frost, in Lynchburg. He holds an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech, and got his law degree at Washington and Lee. He is married, with five children.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Governor not swayed by attempts to save CVTC:

April 14, 2018
  Lynchburg News and AdvanceFull coverage

Area legislators brief business people on new bills post General Assembly:

March 27, 2018
  Lynchburg News and AdvanceFull coverage

Lynchburg Mass Meeting ? Live blogging Update: Walker Wins:

March 27, 2018
  Bearing Drift (press release) (blog)Wendell Walker elected Lynchburg GOP chairman  Lynchburg News and AdvanceFull coverage

Newly Elected Lynchburg GOP Chair Wendell Walker Will Release 6th District Delegates List:

March 27, 2018
  Bearing Drift (press release) (blog)Full coverage

Lawmakers tap into elder issues:

March 26, 2018
  Wicked Local TruroFull coverage

Bills

  • SB192: Virginia Lottery; interception of lottery prizes.
  • SB322: Redistricting; split precincts prohibited.
  • SB323: Virginia Independent Redistricting Review Commission; established.
  • SB331: Voter registration; verification of social security numbers, provisional registration status.
  • SB332: Retail Sales and Use Tax; agricultural exemptions.
  • SB333: Hemp, industrial; removes all restrictions on production, etc.
  • SB334: Underage alcohol possession, etc.; expungement of certain offenses.
  • SB336: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings.
  • SB338: Firearms; certain persons allowed to carry into courthouses.
  • SB340: Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; publicly owned treatment works, nutrient reduction.
  • SB341: Commission of crimes; forfeiture of property used in connection with crimes.
  • SB342: Jails, local; compensation for costs of incarceration.
  • SB343: School boards; permitted to employ certain individuals.
  • SB344: Sewerage systems; state adoption of federal criteria.
  • SB345: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB346: Fire Programs Fund; use of funds.
  • SB347: Statewide cancer registry; collection of data on exposure to fire incidents and cancer incidence.
  • SB349: Teachers; requirements for license, provisional license, etc.
  • SB350: Concealed handgun permit; extends expiration date.
  • SB351: Firearms in locked vehicles; immunity from liability.
  • SB352: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
  • SB458: Conditional proffers; public facility capacity, previously approved residential developments.
  • SB723: Teacher licensure; trade and industrial waiver and career and technical license.
  • SB753: Expert witnesses; standards for testimony.
  • SB763: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB764: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB783: Pretrial services agencies; Department of Criminal Justice Services to review, report.
  • SB813: Forfeited assets; state or local agency that receives net proceeds of asset from DCJS, etc.
  • SB835: Central Virginia Training Center; closure prohibited.
  • SB871: Amherst, Town of; amending charter, alters election of members of town council.
  • SB977: Training center; clarifies definition.
  • SJ31: Interstate conventions; selection of commissioners and committee procedures.
  • SJ32: U.S. Route 29; VDOT to study feasibility of eastern bypass.
  • SJ33: Route 60 Corridor; VDOT to study.
  • SJ151: Commending the Appomattox County High School football team.
  • SJ152: Commending Jimmie Straley.
  • SJ153: Commending David Scott Morris.
  • SJ155: Commending the Appomattox County High School golf team.
  • SR32: Commending Mark Lee Fischer.
  • SR33: Commending the Louisa County High School football team.
  • SR37: Celebrating the life of John Samuel Sims.
  • SB1567: Absentee ballots; eligibility of persons age 65 or older.
  • SB1570: Virtual Virginia; availability to all public middle and high schools.
  • SB1571: Special elections; provisional ballots, determination of results.
  • SB1577: Alternative onsite sewage systems; sampling.
  • SB1581: Voter registration; verification of social security numbers.
  • SB1589: Alcoholic beverage control; spirits tastings by distiller licensee.
  • SJ332: Commending David Verburg.
  • SJ340: Barbara Johns Day.
  • SJ349: Celebrating the life of Rebecca T. Dickson.
  • SJ358: Commending Amherst Fire Department.
  • SJ407: Commending the Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • SJ423: Commending the E. C. Glass High School golf team.
  • SJ424: Commending the E. C. Glass High School cross country team.
  • SR126: Celebrating the life of Roderick V. Manifold.
  • SR128: Commending Amherst Fire Department.
  • SR162: Commending the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets.