Delegate 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 2017
Committees
Appropriations, Rules
Website
kirkcox.com
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
18.5% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

House Majority Whip

Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginian-Pilot: Virginia House leaders call for Del. Rick Morris to resign following assault charges

September 24, 2016
The statement was issued Saturday by House Speaker William Howell, Majority Leader Kirk Cox, Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo, Majority Whip Jackson Miller and Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert. Suffolk police charged Morris, a 47-year-old ...House leadership asks Va. Delegate Rick Morris to resign following domestic assault chargeswtkr.comGOP leaders ask Suffolk delegate to resign in wake of chargesThe Daily ProgressHouse leadership: Del. Rick Morris must resignDaily PressRoanoke Times -WWBT NBC12 News -Suffolk News-Heraldall 50 news articles »

Suffolk News-Herald: Delegate Morris won't resign, attorney says

September 27, 2016
Delegate Morris won't resign, attorney says?We are deeply concerned by the charges against Delegate Rick Morris,? reads the statement issued by House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell, Majority Leader M. Kirkland ?Kirk? Cox, Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo, Majority Whip Jackson H.and more »

Progress Index: State Delegates visit Chesterfield Jail to Seek Solution to Heroin Epidemic

September 8, 2016
Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albermarle), and Delegate Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg) were guided by Sheriff Karl Leonard for a two-hour visit, including an hour ...

Chesterfield Observer: Voting rights debate: How will it impact Election Day?

September 14, 2016
Virginia House Majority Leader Delegate Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) sees the current debate as two separate issues: how the restoration of voting rights to felons should be addressed, and the governor overstepping his executive authority. ?I think ...and more »

Progress Index: Del. Cox recognized by Virginia Funeral Directors Association

June 28, 2016
... the Year Award? to Del. Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, at the association's 128th Annual Convention in Portsmouth last week. Cox was recognized for his legislative support ... ?Delegate Cox was very instrumental in helping the Virginia Funeral ...

These are all of the video clips of Kirk Cox’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 221 video clips in all.

Bills

  • 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.