Delegate Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)

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98: Counties of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William (part), Mathews, and Middlesex [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2017
Counties, Cities and Towns, General Laws, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
86% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 72% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
34.8% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press: Carmines Island residents waiting for a solution to flood-prone road

October 25, 2016
Lewicki has been gathering signatures for a petition to present to legislators asking for funding to elevate low-lying flood prone roads. The neighbors plan to meet with Del. Keith Hodges and county officials this week and are hoping to get a meeting ...

Daily Press: Gloucester schools hosting legislative forum

October 20, 2016
Del. Keith Hodges, R-Urbanna, has confirmed he will attend the meeting on Nov. 3 at Page Middle School, Clemons said. U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, and Sen. Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr., R-James City County, will also be invited.

Daily Press: Executive director named for new Middle Peninsula economic development group

October 14, 2016
The additional funding, according to Del. Keith Hodges, R-Urbanna, was used to hire Povar. "Liz Povar brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this organization," Hodges said in the news release. "Her vision will help overcome the challenges of ...

Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal: Middle Peninsula community leaders talk about drug problem

October 19, 2016
Brian Moran, Virginia's Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, standing right, was one of the guest speakers during the Sept. 29 drug summit hosted by Del. Keith Hodges (R-Middlesex) in Saluda. Photo by Quinton Sheppard. About 100 Middle ...

Urbanna Southside Sentinel: Area merges to deal with addiction as a disease

October 5, 2016
... to serve were Lebanon Baptist Church pastors Dr. Robert H. Sutherlin and Dr. Teresa R. Sutherlin. Committees were formed and will work before the full coalition meets again, said Delegate Keith Hodges of Urbanna, who facilitated the Drug Summit.

These are all of the video clips of Keith Hodges’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 23 video clips in all.


  • HB1080: Onsite sewage systems; designs for treatment works from professional engineers.
  • HB1302: Charitable gaming; conduct of bingo games, prohibited practices.
  • HB1405: Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer Memorial Bridge; designating as Rt. 143 bridge over Interstate 64.
  • HB453: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Public Education Consortium; regional boundaries and governing board.
  • HB470: Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority Act; legal advice.
  • HB498: TPA-certified optometrists; prescription of certain Schedule II controlled substances.
  • HB526: Living shorelines; tax exemption from local property taxes.
  • HB527: Nonresident medical equipment suppliers; registration with Board of Pharmacy
  • HB528: Prescription drugs; manufacture and distribution in the Commonwealth.
  • HB629: Prescription drugs; pharmacies may participate in voluntary drug disposal programs.
  • HB1023: Alcoholic beverage control; limited distiller's licenses.
  • HB1024: Court costs; collection by DMV.
  • HB1048: Chief Resiliency Officer; Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to designate.
  • HB1080: Onsite sewage systems; designs for treatment works from professional engineers.
  • HB1260: Declaration of local emergency; increases time in which localities call a session.
  • HB1300: Mathews County; appointment of members to economic development authority.
  • HB1301: Pharmacy benefits administrators; explanation of benefits.
  • HB1302: Charitable gaming; conduct of bingo games, prohibited practices.
  • HB1340: Stormwater management programs; DEQ to operate.
  • HJ87: Advance Care Planning Month; designating as April 2016, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ308: Commending Baylands Federal Credit Union.
  • HJ331: Commending Barry Foskit.
  • HR180: Commending the Gloucester High School girls' field hockey team.
  • HR191: Commending George G. Belfield, Jr.
  • HR208: Commending Deputy Chris Sigley.
  • HR209: Commending the Lower King and Queen Volunteer Fire and EMS Department.
  • HB53: Medicine and other healing arts; unprofessional conduct, purchase of prescription drugs.
  • HB60: Enterprise Zone Grant Program; designation of noncontiguous areas.
  • HB506: Littering; penalty.
  • HB1103: Drug analogs, prohibited; Board of Pharmacy may regulate, prohibition on sale, civil penalty.
  • HB1732: Naloxone or other opioid antagonists; dispensing and administration.
  • HB1733: Prescription drug orders; delivery to PACE program facility.
  • HB1734: Living shorelines; loans for creation.
  • HB1735: Optometrists, TPA-certified; administration of certain Schedule II drugs.
  • HB1736: Wholesale distributors; notice to Board of Pharmacy when ceasing distribution of certain drugs.
  • HB1737: Outsourcing facilities; new regulatory framework created for permitting.
  • HB1738: Hospices; notice to dispenser of patient's death within 48 hours.
  • HB1739: Landlord and tenant laws; applicability to campgrounds.
  • HB1740: Enterprise Zone Grant Program; zones limited in county/city to an aggregate of 10 square miles.
  • HB1914: Pharmacists; possession of epinephrine and oxygen for emergencies.
  • HB1924: Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Advisory Committee; established, report.
  • HB2283: Virginia-recognized Indian tribes; enforcement of Uniform Statewide Building Code.
  • HJ623: Water resource and planning management; JLARC to study Virginia's resources.
  • HJ642: Recurrent flooding from outfall ditches; VDOT to conduct a one-year study.
  • HJ748: Celebrating the life of Thomas Stewart Belcher.
  • HJ749: Commending Sterling N. Ransone, Jr., M.D.
  • HJ780: Commending the Virginia Institute of Marine Science/School of Marine Science of The College of Wil
  • HR255: Commending the winners of the Pete Shepherd Volunteer Public Water Access Service Award.
  • HB53: Medicine and other healing arts; unprofessional conduct, purchase of prescription drugs.
  • HB54: Livestock or poultry; compensation owner is entitled to receive for those killed or injured by dogs.
  • HB58: Stormwater management programs; clarifies appeals process for persons subject to permit requirement.
  • HB60: Enterprise Zone Grant Program; designation of noncontiguous areas.
  • HB115: Enterprise Zone Grant Program; redesignation of certain joint enterprise zones.
  • HB505: Dextromethorphan Distribution Act; penalty for distributing or selling Dextromethorphan to a minor.
  • HB506: Littering; penalty.
  • HB507: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage special event lecenses for art education & exhibition.
  • HB512: Elections; form of ballot.
  • HB528: Drainage ditch maintenance, etc.; use of revenue-sharing highway funds.
  • HB534: King William County and Town of West Point; localities to govern allocation of revenues for schools.
  • HB539: Prescription Monitoring Program; delegation of authority.
  • HB563: School Safety, Virginia Center for; name change.
  • HB1094: Uniform Statewide Building Code; enforcement on Indian tribal lands.
  • HB1103: Drug analogs, prohibited; Board of Pharmacy may regulate, prohibition on sale, civil penalty.
  • HB1173: Stormwater management programs; State Water Control Board to establish procedures and regulations.
  • HB1249: Prescription Monitoring Program; registration with Program for prescriber treating human patients.
  • HJ68: Viral hepatitis; Joint Commission on Health Care to study.
  • HJ338: Commending RockTenn West Point Mill.
  • HJ374: Commending John D. Miller.
  • HJ434: Commending the Reverend Dr. Chauncey Mann.
  • HJ435: Commending the Honorable R. Bruce Long.
  • HJ5244: Commending Olivia Gillett.
  • HB1446: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Rosewell Foundation.
  • HB1447: Littering; increased specificity as to what constitutes and provides an alternative penalty.
  • HB1448: Septic systems, failed; contracts with property owners to provide loans for repairs.
  • HB2117: Foster care; time to conduct hearings, etc.
  • HB2136: Methasterone and prostanozol; added to list of Schedule III controlled substances.
  • HB2181: Medical equipment suppliers; delivery of sterile water and saline.
  • HB2189: Home care organizations; proof of initial reserve operating funds.
  • HJ580: Commending Kaitlin Eriksen.
  • HJ581: Commending the Mathews High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ582: Commending James Pavik, Jr.
  • HJ738: Commending Fred S. Crittenden.
  • HJ739: Commending Dr. Hugh M. Bryan III, M.D.
  • HJ740: Commending West Point High School.
  • HJ752: Commending the Gloucester Rotary Club.
  • HJ771: Commending Danny Joyce.
  • HB119: Golf carts; allows governing body of Town of Urbanna to authorize operation on highways.
  • HB120: Tappahannock-Essex County Airport Authority; removes Tappahannock's name from Authority.
  • HB757: Town of Urbanna; liens for water charges.
  • HB758: Littering; defines and provides for penalties based on gravity of offense.
  • HB759: Public libraries; adds County of Middlesex to localities that are not required to have boards.
  • HB760: Water and sewer system connections; adds Gloucester County to those counties that may require.
  • HB885: Nurses; licensure exemption.
  • HB1140: Carisoprodol; added to list of Schedule IV controlled substances.
  • HB1141: Ezogabine; added to list of Schedule V controlled substances.