Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)

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Party
Democratic
District
33: Fairfax County (Part), Loudoun County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Left Office
January 2014
Website
markherring.org
Copatroning Habits
65% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 56% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 54% of them are Democrats.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Mountain Valley Pipeline to pay $2.15 million in lawsuit over environmental problems

October 11, 2019 | 12:05 pm
  

Falls Church News Press: Democrats Optimistic About Chances in Virginia State Races

October 10, 2019 | 10:30 am
  

Village News Online: 'The Chase is on, with a few Miles left before its Pohl time'

October 8, 2019 | 3:38 pm
  

Courthouse News Service: Trump Overshadows State Scandals Ahead of Virginia Elections

October 7, 2019 | 1:58 pm
  

Virginia Mercury: Loudest voices were wrong about Northam's effectiveness post-yearbook controversy

October 6, 2019 | 8:01 pm
  

These are all of the video clips of Mark Herring’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 130 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB224: Assault and battery; Class 1 misdemeanor against a family or household member.
  • SB225: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: PEACE BEGINS AT HOME.
  • SB1061: Lethality assessment program; DCJS to establish for first responders.
  • SB1062: Elections; reforms to improve voter access to polls.
  • SB1063: Stalking; includes electronic transmissions that produce a visual or textual message.
  • SB1064: Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, Secretary of; powers and duties.
  • SB1065: Arts and cultural districts, local; tax incentives.
  • SB1083: Cannabinoids, research chemicals, synthetic; penalties.
  • SB1084: Health insurance; authorizes SCC to establish state plan management partnership exchange.
  • SB1114: Child sexual abuse cases; prior sex offenses against children admissible in evidence.
  • SB1115: Hospitals; classification of certain facilities in which abortions are performed.
  • SB1116: Hospitals; design & construction standards for certain facilities in which abortions are performed.
  • SB1239: Uniform Statewide Building Code; enforcement by towns.
  • SB1258: Elderly or incapacitated adults; financial exploitation, penalties.
  • SB1368: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: PEACE BEGINS AT HOME.
  • SJ413: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • SJ414: Commending Richard K. Taube.
  • SB222: Financial exploitation of elderly or incapacitated adults; punishable as larceny, etc.
  • SB223: Cannabinoids, synthetic; amends provisions regarding criminalization.
  • SB224: Assault and battery; Class 1 misdemeanor against a family or household member.
  • SB225: License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: PEACE BEGINS AT HOME.
  • SB226: Income tax, state & corporate; extends subtraction for capital gains from investments in businesses.
  • SB227: Stormwater service district; allocation of revenues.
  • SB228: Vehicle and trailer immobilization; subject to removal for outstanding parking violations.
  • SB229: Zoning; civil penalties constitute liens on real property.
  • SB230: Highway projects; VDOT to provide for training and certification of local government employees.
  • SB231: Taxicabs; local regulation.
  • SB232: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes certain computer equipment and enabling software.
  • SB233: Proffered conditions; landowners may apply to governing body for amendments, etc., of conditions.
  • SB234: Charter; Town of Leesburg.
  • SB235: Insurance; employees of political subdivisions of State may receive from a locality.
  • SB238: Telework expenses tax credit; extended for employers through December 31, 2016.
  • SB284: Commercial space flight; funding and oversight.
  • SB285: Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty.
  • SB459: Strangulation of another; penalty.
  • SB579: Commonwealth Innovation Investment Fund; created.
  • SB628: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; limitation on certain contracts and leases by declarant.
  • SJ160: Celebrating the life of United States Army Specialist Douglas J. Green.
  • SJ161: Celebrating the life of James Warren Geurin.
  • SJ216: Commending Washington Dulles International Airport.
  • SJ240: Commending Inova Loudoun Hospital.
  • SB556: Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty.
  • SB745: Cannabinoids, synthetic; penalties for transport, possession, sale, or distribution, etc.
  • SB909: Town and county treasurers; reciprocal agreements.
  • SB910: Military parents; delegation of visitation rights.
  • SB911: Local grievance procedures; allows local government at its option to permit observer for each party.
  • SB1121: Local government; establishment and administration of personnel system.
  • SB1324: Incapacitated or elder adults; person who commits crimes against is guilty of misdemeanor.
  • SB1325: Financial exploitation of elderly or vulnerable adults; penalty.
  • SB1326: Income tax, state; research and development expenses tax credit.
  • SB1327: Common interest communities; court may enter default judgment against unit owner on sworn affidavit.
  • SB1328: Magistrates; ascertaining citizenship of arrested persons.
  • SB1329: Highway revenue sharing construction funds; removes $1 million cap.
  • SB1330: Medical malpractice action; plaintiff must provide defendant certification form within so many days.
  • SB1331: Speed limits; certain municipalities may increase or decrease on highways following investigation.
  • SB1332: Virginia Racing Commission; limited licenses, licensing of limited duration meetings.
  • SB1333: Virginia Racing Commission; powers and duties; allocation of retainage.
  • SB1334: State military laws; several technical changes and amendments.
  • SB1335: Income tax, corporate; telework expenses tax credit.
  • SB1336: Aerospace Advisory Council; membership.
  • SB1337: Freedom of Information Act; exempts Commercial Space Flight Authority from disclosure requirements.
  • SB1338: Governor; submission of financial plan to General Assembly.
  • SB1438: Virginia Racing Commission; authorizes wagering on historical horse racing.
  • SB1439: Tuition Assistance Grant Program; amends criteria for higher educational institutions.
  • SB1440: Commonwealth Innovation Investment Fund; created, report.
  • SB1475: Water and sewer services; fees & charges imposed by Town of Leesburg to out of town customers.
  • SJ377: Commending The George Washington Universitys Virginia Science and Technology Campus.
  • SJ378: Commending NASA on the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the first flight of the Space Shuttle.
  • SJ405: Commending Loudoun Countys observance of Earth Day.
  • SJ420: Celebrating the life of Alan Watson Dutton.
  • SB423: Health care practitioners; exempt from liability when rendering services to patients of clinics.
  • SB424: Motor vehicle equity loans; establishes requirements, penalties.
  • SB425: Open-end credit plan loans; prohibits person extending credit from charging interest at higher rate.
  • SB426: Absentee voting; Board of Elections shall implement a system to accept ballot electronically.
  • SB427: Insurance policy limits; allows personal representative of estate of decedent to request disclosure.
  • SB428: Income tax, state; exemption for any income taxed as long-term capital gain for federal income tax.
  • SB429: Electric utilities; required to develop tariffs offering real-time rates.
  • SB430: State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; disclosure of interest in real estate.
  • SB431: Auditor of Public Accounts; post certain information on its Internet website, a searchable database.
  • SB556: Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty.
  • SB557: Triennial census; eliminates three-year requirement, distribution of sales and use tax.
  • SB598: Vocational programs; definition.
  • SB619: Income tax, state; excludes from taxation benefits paid into Virginia Military Family Relief Fund.
  • SB655: Racing Commission; allocations from simulcast horse racing.
  • SB667: Dulles Access Highway; enforcement through use of photo-monitoring system in conjunction with usage.
  • SJ90: Community services boards; DBHDS to study funding formula used to distribute resources.
  • SJ99: Interstate safety rest areas; Virginia Transportation Research Council to study public funding.
  • SJ169: Celebrating the life of Frank Raflo.
  • SJ170: Celebrating the life of George William Titus.
  • SJ171: Celebrating the life of Carl F. Emswiller, Jr.
  • SJ172: Celebrating the life of Mervin Jackson.
  • SJ173: Celebrating the life of Alfred P. Dennis.
  • SJ174: Commending Peter A. Fulcer.
  • SJ175: Commending the Broad Run High School football team.
  • SJ180: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Carleton Penn II.
  • SJ196: Celebrating the accomplishments of the Virginia National Guard and the Virginia Defense Force in 200
  • SJ211: Commending the Loudoun County High School girls volleyball team.
  • SB185: Impact fees; grants authority to high-growth localities.
  • SB535: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; prohibited conduct for certain officers, etc.
  • SB751: Water and sewer rates; towns may charge higher rates for out of town customers.
  • SB752: Brownfields; public notice of voluntary remediation plans.
  • SB1095: Land development plans; adds Town of Leesburg to localities that may develop procedure for review.
  • SB1096: Design-Build Construction Management Review Board; authorized to make a one-time determination.
  • SB1097: Income tax, state; tax credit to employers for expenses incurred in allowing employees to telework.
  • SB1098: Income tax, state; tax credit to employers for employees who enter into flextime agreements.
  • SB1099: Incapacitated adults; financial exploitation thereof, penalty.
  • SB1100: Uniform Commercial Code; financing statements.
  • SB1101: Racing Commission; authorizes wagering on historical horse racing.
  • SB1102: Campaign finance disclosure; where and how to file candidate reports.
  • SB1103: Campaign finance disclosure; where and how to file candidate reports.
  • SB1297: Juvenile dispositions; juvenile who has previously been adjudicated delinquent of violent felony.
  • SB1298: Juvenile disposition; allows court to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor after deferring adjudication.
  • SB1338: Science and technology development and commercialization; promotion thereof in State.
  • SB1339: Electric utility regulation; directs SCC to require utilities to offer service under tariffs.
  • SB1340: School teachers as witnesses; party in any case involving custody of minor child may have subpoena.
  • SB1440: Electric utilities; include in integrated resource plan reduce customers' electricity consumption.
  • SB1490: Consumer Finance Act; open-end loan plans secured by motor vehicle titles.
  • SB1494: Spirits delivery permit; authorizes permittee to purchase spirit from Board and deliver to business.
  • SJ328: Voting equipment; joint subcommittee to study postelection audits.
  • SJ329: George Mason University; GMU, Loudoun County and Town of Leesburg to study permanent campus.
  • SJ455: Celebrating the accomplishments of the Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force in 2008.
  • SJ508: Commending George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun County Public...
  • SB183: Illegal aliens; presumption against admission to bail for those charged with criminal offense.
  • SB184: Advertisement of plans; no person who received written notice may challenge validity of plan, etc.
  • SB185: Impact fees; grants authority to high-growth localities.
  • SB186: Statewide Transportation Plan; VDOT, etc. to include regional goals and performance measures.
  • SB187: Retirement System; average final compensation retirement multiplier for teachers.
  • SB188: Military Parents Equal Protection Act; created.
  • SB189: Highway construction; increases cost of project using state or local employees.
  • SB190: Registered voters; Board of Elections to furnish lists to school superintendents to conduct census.
  • SB191: Vehicle license fees, local; localities to exempt those owned by citizen support units.
  • SB192: Personal property tax; extends sunset provision for separate classification for tax purposes.
  • SB193: Income tax, corporate; telework expenses tax credit.
  • SB194: Income tax, state; toll payment tax credit.
  • SB195: Personal property tax; separate classification for low-speed vehicles.
  • SB196: Hazardous materials; localities to prohibit initiation of new storage in floodplains.
  • SB291: Automotive manufacturers; specialized registration & titling of company vehicles.
  • SB292: Optical scan tabulators; pilot programs for, audits thereof.
  • SB531: Zoning ordinances; certain disclosures of real parties in interest.
  • SB532: Land use proceedings; disclosures in Loudoun County.
  • SB533: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; disclosure of real estate interests.
  • SB534: Campaign finance disclosure; requires certain candidates to file reports electronically.
  • SB535: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; prohibited conduct for certain officers, etc.
  • SB751: Water and sewer rates; towns may charge higher rates for out of town customers.
  • SB752: Brownfields; public notice of voluntary remediation plans.
  • SB778: Tolls; State Corporation Commission authority to approve or revise rates charged.
  • SB787: Bioscience and Biotechnology, Commission on; created, report.
  • SJ143: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • SJ150: Commending Timothy Cocrane.
  • SJ162: Commending Dr. David T. Clark and the Loudoun Archaeological Foundation.
  • SJ163: Celebrating the life of Norma Bornarth.
  • SJ164: Commending the Town of Leesburg on the occasion of its 250th anniversary.
  • SB740: Nursing facility services; extends sunset provision for certain certific. of public need.
  • SB1243: Composite index; ability to pay.
  • SB1244: Custody and visitation cases; locality may assess a fee in addition to filing fee charged.
  • SB1245: Overhead electrical transmission lines; SCC to conduct public hearing for approval of construction.
  • SB1246: Charter; Town of Leesburg.
  • SB1247: Assault and battery against family member; deferred finding.
  • SB1248: Juveniles; guilty of a violation driving without a license.
  • SB1249: Detoxification center programs; locality to assess fee following conviction of certain crimes.
  • SB1250: Public hearings; person shall be immune from civil liability for certain violations.
  • SB1251: Substance Abuse Services Council; review of state agency substance abuse treatment programs.
  • SB1252: Subdivision ordinance; alternative use of cash escrow.
  • SB1253: Alcoholic beverage control; equine sporting event licenses.
  • SB1254: Zoning ordinance; denying, etc. application for rezoning when transportation network is inadequate.
  • SB1255: Courthouse; posting of notices.
  • SB1256: Hazardous material; localities to prohibit initiation of new storage thereof in certain floodplains.
  • SB1257: Probate; representatives of a decedent's estate will need not provide written notice thereof.
  • SB1258: Limited liability companies; action authorized by consent of less than all members.
  • SB1259: VDOT; annual statistical report containing highway and arterial roadway levels of service.
  • SB1260: Urban and secondary highway systems; revises formulas for construction allocations.
  • SB1261: Income tax, state; tax credit for taxpayers making electronic toll collection payments.
  • SB1262: Driver's license; notice of revocation.
  • SB1263: Creditors of decedent's estate; debts and taxes owed to localities, etc., to be eighth in line.
  • SB1264: Descents; clarifies statue concerning course thereof.
  • SB1265: Real estate tax; relief for elderly and permanently and totally disabled.
  • SB1266: Income tax, corporate; telework expenses tax credit.
  • SB1267: Advertisement of plans; descriptive summary.
  • SB1268: Impact fees; high-growth localities may impose and collect.
  • SB1269: Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; authorization of certain judges & special justices.
  • SB1270: Onsite sewage disposal system; certification of certain workers.
  • SB1376: Comprehensive plan; governing body desiring an amendment to prepare & submit to public hearing.
  • SB1377: Water & sewer rates; prohibits towns from charging for service to residents of adjacent county.
  • SB1421: Admission to bail; persons not lawfully present in United States.
  • SJ435: Celebrating the life of Trula Jalene Parsell Peach.
  • SJ459: Celebrating the life of Roy S. Smith.
  • SJ498: Commending Ashburn-Sterling Masonic Lodge No. 288 on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ515: Commending the County of Loudoun on the occasion of its 250th anniversary.
  • SR47: High voltage transmission lines; SCC encouraged to attend public hearings pertaining thereto.
  • SB730: Faith-based community services; Dept. of Social Services to coordinate offers of assistance.
  • SB731: Real estate reassessment; notice of change.
  • SB732: Public Procurement Act; design-build projects by local public bodies, methods of procurement.
  • SB5023: VDOT; required to prepare and disseminate annual statistical report.
  • SB5024: Income tax, state; provides a tax credit for taxpayers making electronic toll collection payments.
  • SJ206: Fire and rescue squad volunteers; Department of Fire Programs, et al., to study incentives therefor.