Delegate Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

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35: County of Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2015
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Courts of Justice, Education, Finance
Copatroning Habits
51% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 51% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 49% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
11.1% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$34,516.95 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Virginia AFL-CIO Labor Union Richmond $1,000
Altria Manufacturing Richmond $500
AT&T Services Inc. Telecommunications NJ $500
National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. Foundation CT $250
Colleen Leyrer Attorney Alexandria $100
Devendra T. Kumar Attorney DC $46

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia Connection Newspapers: A Memorial Honoring Civilians

May 26, 2015
#?At the end of the day this issue is about human rights,? said Virginia Delegate, Mark Keam (D-35). ?The importance of this to Fairfax County is that we'll no longer accept history for what it was, but will stand for something righteous. Women's ...

W*USA 9: Comstock takes ride on Silver Line, discusses future

May 8, 2015
... like a supporter of the Metro Silver Line when, in 2013, as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, she voted against providing $300 million in critical funding for Phase II of this important project," said Delegate Mark Keam (D - McLean ...and more »

Augusta Free Press: Del. Mark Keam bill to require food allergy training in Virginia restaurants ...

February 20, 2015
She asked her delegate to help ensure that restaurant workers are able to address the needs of customers who may suffer severely if the restaurant inadvertently prepares food or uses ingredients without properly guarding against allergic reactions ...and more »

Inside NoVA: Sen. Petersen irked by gubernatorial veto of surveillance bills

May 7, 2015
Bills patroned by Petersen (D-34th) and Del. Richard Anderson (R-Woodbridge) would have put strict limits on law enforcement's using license-plate-reader surveillance technologies in many cases when a criminal or administrative warrant had not been ...and more »

Augusta Free Press: Del. Mark Keam leads bipartisan effort to address needs of aging Virginians

January 29, 2015
Del. Mark Keam (D-Fairfax) and numerous government and private sector stakeholders announced in a press conference on Tuesday that Virginia gets it when it comes to taking care of its elderly population. ?Good news is, Virginians are living longer. But ...

These are all of the video clips of Mark Keam’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 38 video clips in all.


  • HB2064: Anti-Corruption, Division of; created within the Department of Law.
  • HB2065: Election Fraud Ombudsman, Office of the; established within the Department of Elections.
  • HB2066: Public libraries; policy of the Commonwealth concerning service to the communities.
  • HB2068: Senior citizens' higher education; income limit.
  • HB2069: Child day programs; notice to parents of emergency situations.
  • HB2087: Court-appointed counsel; waiver application for compensation in child welfare cases.
  • HB2089: Employee safety; abusive work environment.
  • HB2090: Restaurants; training standards that address food safety and food allergy awareness and safety.
  • HB2091: Barbers and Cosmetology, Board for; limits practice of laser hair removal to master estheticians.
  • HB2093: Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; landlord required to install new lock when change in tenancy.
  • HB2095: Real property tax on commercial and industrial property.
  • HB2096: Electronic summons systems; fees assessed by towns.
  • HB2097: Condemnation proceedings; mandatory dispute resolution orientation session.
  • HB2099: Use of certain revenues by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority.
  • HB2101: Tree replacement; policy used by VDOT.
  • HJ639: Commending Simon S. Lee.
  • HJ640: Commending the Town of Vienna.
  • HJ641: Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution; designating as January 30, 2016.
  • HJ657: Commending the Rotary Club of Vienna.
  • HJ658: Commending the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna.
  • HJ667: Commending Rosemary Tran Lauer.
  • HJ668: Commending the Stroke Comeback Center.
  • HJ674: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.
  • HJ944: Commending Flint Hill Elementary School.
  • HJ945: Celebrating the life of Gerald William Maravetz.
  • HR302: Commending the Vienna Woman's Club.
  • HR305: Celebrating the life of Keith A. Bodamer.
  • HB829: Automated sales suppression devices; falsifying electronic records, penalties.
  • HB830: Employment; discrimination on basis of military status.
  • HB831: Nursing homes; DH to study care of individuals with dementia residing in facilities.
  • HB832: Law enforcement & behavioral health services providers; DBHDS to study communication & cooperation.
  • HB833: Safe days for employees; duty of employer to provide.
  • HB834: Harassment by computer; bullying.
  • HB835: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of underground pipelines or storage tanks.
  • HB836: Wages and salaries; payment by prepaid cards.
  • HB837: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; state agencies to post notice of allowable charges.
  • HB838: Absentee ballot; procedures for return of envelope.
  • HB1130: Virginia - Korea Advisory Board; established, report.
  • HJ98: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Awareness Day; designating as July 12, 2014.
  • HJ100: Commending Mahri Aste.
  • HJ314: Commending Madena Jane Seeman.
  • HJ315: Commending Laurie Genevro Cole.
  • HJ365: Commending Louise Archer Elementary School.
  • HJ377: Celebrating the life of Madena Jane Seeman.
  • HJ5026: Celebrating the life of John Jerome McHale.
  • HJ5050: Commending the Family Counseling Center of Greater Washington.
  • HJ5056: Commending James Andrew Ashe.
  • HJ5080: Commending the Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Association.
  • HJ5083: Commending the James Madison High School girls' second varsity crew team.
  • HJ5103: Celebrating the life of Richard B. Dingman.
  • HR115: Commending the James Madison High School junior varsity wrestling team.
  • HR124: Commending Michael J. Polychrones.
  • HR184: Commending the Penderbrook Community Association.
  • HR509: Commending the Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington.
  • HB1040: License plates, special; issuance of those commemorating America's buffalo soldiers.
  • HB1041: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for hiring veterans.
  • HB1044: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • HB2124: Following too closely; operator of any vehicle shall not get closer than is reasonable.
  • HB2125: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; requests for records.
  • HB2126: License plates, special; issuance of those commemorating America's buffalo soldiers.
  • HB2131: Real property tax; modifies and clarifies special taxes that Fairfax County may impose.
  • HB2132: General Assembly; prohibits any committee from reporting bill containing new sales & use tax exempt.
  • HB2133: Employment discrimination; current employment status.
  • HB2134: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; state agencies to post schedule of costs for producing records.
  • HB2141: Highway maintenance payments; increased by Commissioner where there are high traffic volumes.
  • HB2142: Farm wineries; locality may not regulate activities.
  • HB2143: Voting; handling of provisional ballot envelope information.
  • HB2148: Corrections, Department of; exchange of medical and mental health records, etc.
  • HB2149: Freshwater fish; sale and purchase of those that are grown in aquaculture facility.
  • HB2157: Financial institutions; checks required to show date account was opened.
  • HB2332: Tobacco products; abolishes 10% tax on distributor, etc., licensure of retailers
  • HJ685: Standards of Quality; JLARC to study funding and teacher-student ratios.
  • HJ723: Commending the Oakton High School football team.
  • HJ724: Hepatitis B Awareness Day; designating as May 19, 2013, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ735: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Richard Leland Fisher.
  • HJ746: Commending Korean American veterans of the Vietnam War.
  • HJ794: Commending John Horejsi.
  • HR196: Commending the Organization of Korean American Women, Inc.
  • HR216: Commending the Korean American Foundation of the United States of America; 110th anniversary.
  • HB1038: Overweight and oversize vehicle permits and fees; provides a method of assigning cost-based fees.
  • HB1039: Highway maintenance payments; increased by Commisioner where traffic volumes exceed certain average.
  • HB1040: License plates, special; issuance of those commemorating America's buffalo soldiers.
  • HB1041: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for hiring veterans.
  • HB1042: Driver's licenses; extends expiration date for certain active military personnel.
  • HB1043: Vehicle registration; grace period for replacement of plates, etc., for member of armed forces, etc.
  • HB1044: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • HB1045: Uniform Statewide Building Code; requires Board of Housing and Community Development to revise.
  • HB1046: Real property tax; exemption for elderly and disabled.
  • HB1047: Elections; authorizes locality to extend hours polls are open.
  • HB1048: Miranda rights; to be read in arrestee's native language.
  • HB1123: Criminal history record information; access by State Treasurer.
  • HJ491: Celebrating the life of Young Woo Kang, Ph.D.
  • HJ526: Celebrating the life of Charles D. Glaze.
  • HJ527: Commending the Oakton High School girls' varsity swim and dive team.
  • HJ5003: Celebrating the life of Frederick M. Crabtree, Sr.
  • HJ5004: Commending the Oakton High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ5026: Commending Marshall Road Elementary School.
  • HJ5029: Commending the James Madison High School band program.
  • HR55: Celebrating the life of Karen N. McAllister.
  • HB1123: Second Chance Act; Secretary of Public Safety, et al. to study and make recommendations.
  • HB1361: Computer & digital forensic services; exempt from regulation as a private security service business.
  • HB2269: Freedom of Information Act; criminal records are exempt from mandatory provisions.
  • HB2270: Electric utility rate structures; advancing conservation and efficiency.
  • HB2271: Computer and digital forensic services; exempt from regulation as private security service business.
  • HB2272: Local professional license violations; creates a statute of limitations.
  • HB2273: Local building officials; authority to issue summonses for violations of statutes.
  • HB2274: Claims-made liability insurance policies; prohibits insurer from denying coverage.
  • HB2275: Spousal support; court shall have authority to order party to maintain existing life insurance.
  • HB2276: Commitment on parole supervision; court services unit to consult with local department.
  • HB2277: State boards, commissions, and other collegial bodies; compensation paid to citizen members.
  • HB2278: Real estate tax; relief for elderly and permanently and totally disabled.
  • HB2279: Emergency medical services personnel; certification of applicants.
  • HB2442: Hunting; allows a person to hunt any wild bird or wild animal on Sundays.
  • HB2443: Hunting deer; allows persons to hunt with a bow and arrow or crossbow on Sundays.
  • HB2444: Commissioners of the revenue; authorized to examine books and records for sales tax purposes.
  • HB2525: Judicial review of school board decision; aggrieved person.
  • HJ637: Veterans; Department of Veterans Services to study certification and licensing opportunities.
  • HJ786: Celebrating the life of Edward E. Purcell, Jr.
  • HJ787: Celebrating the life of Wilbert Thomas Cooke, Jr.
  • HJ788: Celebrating the life of Josephine Faoro Weber.
  • HJ789: Celebrating the life of Khristin Kyllo.
  • HJ966: Commending the Korean-American Association of Virginia.
  • HB1123: Second Chance Act; Secretary of Public Safety, et al. to study and make recommendations.
  • HB1124: Street maintenance payments; provides for increased payments where traffic volumes exceed average.
  • HB1125: Motor vehicles; administrative impoundment thereof when driving without an operator's license.
  • HB1126: Uniform Statewide Building Code; grading limitations.
  • HB1127: Elected or appointed officials; limit on attorney-issued subpoenas.
  • HB1128: Composite index of local ability-to-pay; cap.
  • HB1129: Standards of Quality; increase positions for students with limited English proficiency.
  • HB1130: Health insurance purchasing pool; SOA to prepare a program design for businesses with 50 or fewer.
  • HB1131: Transportation Board; formulas for allocating funds.
  • HB1132: Income tax, corporate; Renewable Energy Job Creation tax credit.
  • HB1133: Adoptions; prior to placement, agency must provide explanation of adoption process.
  • HB1358: Electric utility rate structures; advancing conservation and efficiency.
  • HB1359: Income tax, corporate; tax credit for investments in machinery or equipment by small businesses.
  • HB1360: Income tax, state; telework expenses tax credit.
  • HB1361: Computer & digital forensic services; exempt from regulation as a private security service business.
  • HJ359: Celebrating the life of Donald Robert Colburn.
  • HJ366: Commending Rosemary Tran Lauer and Devotion to Children.