Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)

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Party
Republican
District
66: County of Chesterfield (part); City of Colonial Heights [map]
Took Office
January 1990
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Rules (Chair)
Website
kirkcox.com
Twitter
@KirkCoxVA
Copatroning Habits
73% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 68% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 65% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
12.5% in 2019
Bio

House Majority Whip

Recent Mentions in the Media

The Winchester Star: Gilbert leads GOP minority in Richmond, has eyes on 2021

November 21, 2019 | 12:00 am
  

rvahub.com: General Assembly special session concludes with Senators vowing to represent Virginia voters

November 20, 2019 | 8:22 am
  

Daily Press: Shad Plank: Outgoing Del. Chris Jones urges Appropriations Committee cooperation

November 19, 2019 | 3:38 pm
  

Henrico Citizen: Special sessions in House, Senate conclude in less than 10 minutes

November 19, 2019 | 12:10 pm
  

WHSV: Special session foreshadows gun debate for Virginia

November 19, 2019 | 10:36 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Kirk Cox’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 249 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB2653: Innovative Internship Fund and Program; created and established.
  • HJ741: Celebrating the life of Franklin E. Laughon.
  • HJ752: Commending the Virginia Funeral Directors Association.
  • HJ814: Celebrating the life of Cynthia Lynn Piazza.
  • HJ815: Celebrating the life of Linwood S. Matthews.
  • HJ971: Celebrating the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.
  • HJ1097: VRS, Board of Trustees; confirming appointments by Joint Rules Committee.
  • HR259: Celebrating the life of Charlotte Mae Satterwhite Troxell.
  • HJ163: Commending the Virginia Capitol Police.
  • HJ423: Commending the American's Creed.
  • HJ424: Commending the Eppington Plantation.
  • HJ450: Commending the Virginia Bankers Association.
  • HJ565: Commending Stuart Wallace Connock.
  • HJ566: Commending Nancy Howell Agee.
  • HR78: Commending the Honorable Bonnie C. Davis.
  • HR121: Commending the Colonial Heights Optimists baseball team.
  • HR122: Commending Thierry G. Dupuis.
  • HR142: Commending Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.
  • HB1845: Model addiction recovery program; DCJS, et al., to develop.
  • HB1846: Death certificates; filing.
  • HB2206: Virginia Veteran and Family Support program; established, report.
  • HB2262: Online Virginia Network Authority; established, membership, report.
  • HB2311: Nutrient Offset Fund; sale of credits.
  • HB2427: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; changes to Program, Commonwealth Award grants.
  • HJ555: General Assembly; 2017 Session schedule.
  • HJ556: General Assembly; 2018 Session prefiling schedule.
  • HJ717: Notifying the Governor of organization.
  • HJ750: Coats Disease Awareness Day.
  • HJ751: Commending Richard A. Cordle.
  • HJ752: Commending Joseph A. Horbal.
  • HJ786: Commending Colonial Heights American Legion Auxiliary Unit 284.
  • HJ840: Commending Colonel John Jack William Hilgers, USMC, Ret.
  • HJ893: Celebrating the life of Carroll Ray Hawkes.
  • HJ894: Commending Jerry A. Chenault.
  • HJ980: Commending John E. Burchell, Jr.
  • HJ1085: Speaker of the House of Delegates and Joint Rules Committee; appointments.
  • HB245: Keeper of the Rolls; authority to correct errors in legislation.
  • HB448: Nutrient offset credits; allows new and expanding wastewater discharge facilities to acquire.
  • HB477: Veterans care centers; issuance of bonds for certain projects.
  • HB568: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; changes to grants.
  • HB686: General Assembly; Clerks' offices allowed access to confidential bill request information.
  • HB807: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation; planning, coordination, and implementation of 400th anniversary.
  • HB834: Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board and Fund; established, report.
  • HB1114: Colonial Heights, City of; charter, clarifies responsibilities of director of finance and treasurer.
  • HB1333: Bill drafting, certain; designated access to information.
  • HJ37: General Assembly; establishing a schedule for the conduct of business for 2016 Regular Session.
  • HJ38: General Assembly; establishing a prefiling schedule for 2017 Regular Session.
  • HJ47: Celebrating the life of Roger Green.
  • HJ48: Commending Colonial Heights American Legion Post 284.
  • HJ68: Commending the Colonial Heights High School boys' volleyball team.
  • HJ102: Commending Michael Moore.
  • HJ150: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ173: Williamsburg Session; use of Colonial Capitol in City of Williamsburg on January 30, 2016.
  • HJ203: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Marvin Wayne Clipp.
  • HJ221: Celebrating the life of Mary Eileen Dubus Schindel.
  • HJ229: Williamsburg Session; expressing appreciation for hospitality extended.
  • HJ268: Commending Charles Haley.
  • HJ303: Commending James J. L. Stegmaier.
  • HJ332: Commending Capitol Square.
  • HJ358: Commending Pete Koste.
  • HJ505: Commending Denny Hamlin.
  • HJ506: Commending Michael S. Golden.
  • HR60: House of Delegates; establishes Rules for 2016-2017 Sessions of the General Assembly.
  • HB1275: Veterans Care Center projects; funding of projects.
  • HB1276: Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center; funding of project.
  • HB1466: Capitol Police; security for Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor-elect, Attorney General-elect, etc.
  • HB1895: Higher educational institutions; additional financial and administrative authority.
  • HB1896: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants.
  • HB1897: Intercollegiate athletics programs; format for each institution to report revenues and expenses.
  • HB1898: Pulp, Paper, and Fertilizer Advanced Manufacturing Performance Grant Program; created.
  • HJ523: General Assembly; 2015 Session schedule.
  • HJ524: General Assembly; establishes 2016 Regular Session prefiling schedule.
  • HJ645: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ701: Celebrating the life of John Halligan Clements.
  • HJ724: Commending Pat Manuel.
  • HJ848: Commending Swift Creek Mill Theatre.
  • HJ962: Adjournment Sine Die.
  • HB354: Veterans Service Organizations, Joint Leadership Council of; powers and duties.
  • HB355: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority; chairman of the Board of Directors.
  • HB356: Virginia Community College System; quorum and main office of State Board for Community Colleges.
  • HB570: Charter; City of Colonial Heights.
  • HB573: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; students eligible for grants.
  • HB1137: Higher educational institutions; unfunded scholarships.
  • HJ17: General Assembly; establishing schedule for conduct of business.
  • HJ18: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2015 Regular Session.
  • HJ106: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ119: General Assembly; establishing an inaugural committee.
  • HJ124: Celebrating the life of O. E. Greene.
  • HJ125: Celebrating the life of Elvira Beville Shaw.
  • HJ283: Commending Jim Crinkley.
  • HJ297: Commending Colonel Karl C. Rush, USA (Ret.).
  • HJ386: Joint Rules Committee and Speaker of the House of Delegates; confirming appointments.
  • HJ488: General Assembly; 2014 procedural resolution.
  • HJ489: Speaker of the House of Delegates; confirming appointments.
  • HJ5003: General Assembly; limits legislation coming before 2014 Special Session I & schedule for business.
  • HJ5033: Commending Mary Ann Bergeron.
  • HJ5069: Commending the Chester Lions Club.
  • HJ5185: Commending Dennis S. Proffitt.
  • HJ5208: General Assembly; Special Session I.
  • HR65: House of Delegates; establishes Rules for 2014-2015 Sessions of General Assembly.
  • HR502: House of Delegates; limits legislation coming before 2014 Special Session I & schedule for business.
  • HR539: Commending the Division of Capitol Police.
  • HB2083: Strategic Compensation Grant Initiative and Fund; established.
  • HB2084: Teach for America; creates two-year provisional license for participants.
  • HB2156: Legislation; access to draft requests.
  • HB2175: Veterans care center; construction in Northern Virginia.
  • HB2249: William and Mary, The College of; management agreement between the Commonwealth.
  • HB2311: Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; expands purpose, increases membership, etc.
  • HJ569: General Assembly; establishing schedule for conduct of business.
  • HJ570: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2014 Regular Session.
  • HJ658: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ696: Commending Dr. Russell E. Whitaker, Jr.
  • HJ697: Commending Lieutenant Colonel Richard C. Oertel, USA (Ret.).
  • HJ698: Commending the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.
  • HJ699: Commending William S. Feasenmyer, Jr.
  • HJ784: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Aaron Xavier Wittman.
  • HJ830: McDonnell, Robert F.; establishing a committee for purpose of commissioning a portrait.
  • HJ925: General Assembly; extends deadline for first conference on revenue bills.
  • HJ970: General Assembly; 2013 procedural resolution.
  • HJ972: General Assembly; 2013 procedural resolution.
  • HJ973: General Assembly; 2013 procedural resolution.
  • HJ975: Joint Rules Committee; confirming appointments.
  • HJ976: General Assembly; applies to Governor to call a special session for election of judges, etc.
  • HJ977: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ978: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HR109: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent and incidental expenses.
  • HB349: Virginia Bicentennial of American War of 1812 Commission; extends time Commission may be funded.
  • HB350: Virginia Retirement System; modifies disability benefits provided to state employees.
  • HB1121: Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of claims agents to number of veterans in State.
  • HB1182: Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund; uses.
  • HJ5: General Assembly; establishing schedule for conduct of business for 2012 Session.
  • HJ6: General Assembly; establishes schedule for prefiling period for 2013 Session.
  • HJ25: Commending Dr. Nancy Hoover.
  • HJ59: Commending Marshall W. Trammell, Jr.
  • HJ103: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ184: Williamsburg Session; use of Colonial Capitol in City of Williamsburg on January 28, 2012.
  • HJ238: Commending Dr. Linwood H. Rose.
  • HJ281: Joint Assembly; receiving Governor and other distinguished guests.
  • HJ282: Williamsburg Session; expressing appreciation for hospitality of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
  • HJ415: Commending the United States Coast Guard for its American War of 1812 Revenue Cutters Service.
  • HJ514: Commending Dr. James B. McNeer.
  • HJ531: General Assembly; legislation may be carried over from 2012 Regular Session to 2012 Special Session.
  • HJ532: General Assembly; applies to Governor to call special session to consider budget bill, etc.
  • HJ534: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ5001: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ5002: General Assembly; limits legislation for 2012 Special Session I, etc.
  • HR2: House of Delegates; establishes Rules for 2012-2013 Sessions of General Assembly.
  • HR5: General Assembly; invites Governor and other distinguished guests to Hall of House of Delegates.
  • HR501: House of Delegates; per diem payment to members during recess of Special Session I.
  • HB420: License plates, special; issuance to those with certain medical conditions.
  • HB1461: No trespassing signs; authority for posting on property.
  • HB1477: Risk management plan; amends to include prison chaplains.
  • HB1492: Water well systems providers; definition.
  • HB1557: Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of department staff to veterans residing in State.
  • HB1619: Virginia College Savings Plan; clarifies roles of two advisory committees to Board, annual report.
  • HB1761: Human Resource Management, Department of; TRICARE supplemental health coverage to military retirees.
  • HB2510: Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011; established, report.
  • HB2533: Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Trust Fund; administration of Fund, report.
  • HJ521: Commending Philip A. Leone.
  • HJ522: Commending the Honorable Thomas L. Murphey.
  • HJ523: Commemorating Henricus Historical Park and the Henricus Foundation.
  • HJ567: General Assembly; establishing schedule for conduct of business.
  • HJ568: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2012 Regular Session.
  • HJ570: Costs and benefits of providing financial and other incentives to localities; JLARC to study.
  • HJ598: Commending the Chesterfield Baseball Clubs Inc.
  • HJ612: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ737: Commending Brittany Nicole Poteet.
  • HJ738: Celebrating the life of James L. Ruffa.
  • HJ782: Commending the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • HJ808: Celebrating the life of William Baxter Perkinson, Sr.
  • HJ963: Commending Esson McKenzie Miller, Jr.
  • HJ982: General Assembly; extends deadline for first conference on budget bill until Feb. 24, 2011.
  • HJ985: General Assembly; extends deadline for first conference on budget bill until Feb. 26, 2011.
  • HJ986: Redistricting special session; applies to Governor to call therefor and establish schedule, etc.
  • HJ987: General Assembly; extends deadline for first conference on budget bill until midnight 2/26/11, etc.
  • HJ988: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HR90: General Assembly; extension of regular session, per diem payment to House of Delegates members, etc.
  • HB128: Fishing license, special; DGIF to issue free licenses to disabled active duty military personnel.
  • HB174: Veterans Services; eliminates requirement that Wounded Warrior Program cover only combat injuries.
  • HB199: MEI Project Approval Commission; expands scope of incentive packages to be reviewed.
  • HB419: Veterans Services, Department of; processing of disability claims.
  • HB420: License plates, special; issuance to those with certain medical conditions.
  • HB1076: Grass and weeds; adds City of Colonial Heights to list of localities authorized to require cutting.
  • HB1077: Lieutenant Governor; membership on certain boards, councils, and commissions.
  • HJ60: School divisions; JLARC to study those contracting collectively in certain areas of procurement.
  • HJ127: Medicaid; JLARC to study program to identify opportunity to reduce waste, etc.
  • HJ184: Celebrating the life of E. Alvin Small.
  • HJ225: Commending the Virginia Health Care Foundation on its 18 years of service to the Commonwealth.
  • HJ226: Commending the Thomas Dale High School football team.
  • HJ227: Commending Colonel Robert C. Barrett, USA Ret.
  • HJ244: Commending Gail D. Davis.
  • HJ303: Commending Sean Gleason.
  • HB1716: Killing of bear or deer; Class 3 misdemeanor to impede someone who has obtained a kill permit.
  • HB1717: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Special Olympics.
  • HB1718: Estheticians; extends grandfather period for licensure thereas until July 31, 2009.
  • HB1719: Hunting and fishing licenses; clarifies authority to revise cost of license.
  • HB1720: Virginia Bicentennial of American War of 1812 Commission; extending time Commission may be funded.
  • HB1732: Veterans Services, Department of; processing of disability claims.
  • HB1733: Charter; County of Chesterfield.
  • HB1757: Charter; City of Colonial Heights.
  • HB1853: Mental Retardation Waiver and IFDDS Waiver; Governor to plan to eliminate urgent care waiting lists.
  • HB2128: Retirement System; modifies several provisions governing benefits of members disabled or killed.
  • HB2549: College Savings Plan; exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc.
  • HB2550: Economic development; incentive financing for major employment and investment projects, report.
  • HB2629: Antifreeze bittering agent; engine coolant, etc., manufactured after Jan. 1, 2011, must contain.
  • HB2674: Mental Retardation Waiver and IFDDS Waiver; Governor to plan to eliminate urgent care waiting lists.
  • HJ777: Commending Elvira Shaw.
  • HJ778: Commending Lamese Essey.
  • HJ865: Commending the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute.
  • HJ955: Commending Virginia Crime Stoppers Association, Inc.
  • HJ5022: Commending Mike Williams.
  • HR39: ROTC program; higher educational institutions encouraged to support by providing academic credit.
  • HB318: Hospitalization insurance; balance billing by nonparticipating physicians.
  • HB319: Fishing permit, special; issued to patients from veterans or military hospitals.
  • HB320: Fire Prevention Code; fees for inspection, exceptions.
  • HB474: Virginia War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of an educational wing.
  • HB475: Veterans; Commissioner et al., to establish comprehensive program to address mental health needs.
  • HB476: Doctrine of necessaries; repealed.
  • HB477: Veterans Services Foundation; established as body politic and to fund veteran services and programs.
  • HB478: Child Day-Care Council; appoints one representative of YMCA to Council.
  • HB1391: Bicentennial of American War of 1812 Commission and Fund; created, report.
  • HB1438: Richard Bland College; specified as governmental instrumentality.
  • HJ210: Commending Jane E. Ogletree.
  • HJ211: Commending the Thomas Dale High School boys' volleyball team.
  • HJ291: Commending the Richmond Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America.
  • HJ365: Commending John Thomas.
  • HJ381: Celebrating the life of Kathy Rae Frahm.
  • HJ382: Commending Diana F. Cantor.
  • HJ470: Commending Command Sergeant Major Robert W. Huffman.
  • HJ477: Commending Cecil E. McFarland.
  • HJ5022: Commending Mike Williams.
  • HB212: Retail Sales and Use Tax; permits nonprofit military organizations to obtain sales tax exemption.
  • HB1388: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: SUPPORT OUR TROOPS.
  • HB1986: Parking; if parked in VDOT lot must abide by posted signs.
  • HB1987: Driving under influence of alcohol; increases penalty if eluding police.
  • HB1988: Concealed weapons; officer of State Police to carry while on active duty with reserve forces.
  • HB2063: Admission of liability; expressions of sympathy inadmissible as evidence in civil action.
  • HB2064: Salespersons & brokers; Real Estate Board to adopt regulations establishing educational requirement.
  • HB2240: War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of wing.
  • HB2557: Health insurance; State to pay for law-enforcement officer receiving work-related disability.
  • HB3025: Voter participation; Board of Elections to provide information thereof.
  • HB3201: Students removed from classes; parental notification if removed for 2 or more consecutive days.
  • HJ661: Celebrating the life of Yale Mansfield Brandt.
  • HJ663: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant James Hurst Sears.
  • HJ665: Commending the Thomas Dale High School boys' soccer team.
  • HJ729: Virginia Preschool Initiative; JLARC to study.
  • HJ812: Commending the 10 River Basin Grand Winners of the Clean Water Farm and Bay Friendly Farm Awards.
  • HJ830: Celebrating the life of Charles H. Porter.
  • HJ981: Commending the U.S. Open Cycling Championships.
  • HB206: Road construction; expands powers of service districts to include.
  • HB207: Correctional facilities, community-based; location and notice.
  • HB208: Fire Services Board; payment of per diem.
  • HB209: Public Records Act; to include provisions relating to management & archiving of electronic records.
  • HB210: Publications Depository Program; created, report.
  • HB211: Real Estate Board; educational requirements for licensure.
  • HB212: Retail Sales and Use Tax; permits nonprofit military organizations to obtain sales tax exemption.
  • HB281: Colonial Heights; charter.
  • HB289: Admission of liability; expressions of sympathy are inadmissible as evidence in any civil action.
  • HB311: State employees; voluntary supplemental health coverage program offered to certain.
  • HB555: Registered nurses; Board of Health to require circulator duties.
  • HB959: Public Records Act; timely destruction of records.
  • HB1383: Veterans care center; Governor to request federal funds to construct in Hampton Roads area.
  • HB1388: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: SUPPORT OUR TROOPS.
  • HJ54: Commending the Quartermaster Center and School.
  • HJ55: Commending Rob R. Gordon, Jr.
  • HJ304: Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the 1606 First Virginia Charter.
  • HJ361: Celebrating the life of Jack Thomas Shoosmith.
  • HJ362: Celebrating the life of Robert Burns Ellison.
  • HJ377: Commending the United States Army Reserve, 80th Division.
  • HJ505: Commending the Manchester High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ5036: Commending J. Chris Kollman III.
  • HJ5098: Commending Roger Bothe.