Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)

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30: Counties of Culpeper (part); Madison, and Orange [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Finance, Militia, Police and Public Safety, Science and Technology
Copatroning Habits
84% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 72% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 65% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
26.3% in 2017
Recent Mentions in the Media

Stewart wins Va. GOP Senate primary in narrow victory over Freitas:

June 13, 2018
  WTOPThree Virginia Republicans running for Senate use different tactics to chase Trump base  Washington TimesTrump warns voters not to underestimate Corey Stewart  PoliticoSenate GOP shuns Stewart in Virginia  PoliticoVirginia's Loss  Slate MagazineFull coverage

Del. Nick Freitas wins Fauquier County:

June 12, 2018
  Fauquier TimesUPDATED: It was close, but the third time was the charm for Corey Stewart.  Prince William TimesFull coverage

FERGUSON: The case for Nick Freitas:

June 11, 2018
  University of Virginia The Cavalier DailyWebert says Freitas would make commonwealth 'proud' in Senate  Fauquier TimesMeet the candidates: Republican Primary for US Senate  WSETFull coverage

Victory in Arlington not enough to get Freitas over GOP finish line:

June 18, 2018
  Inside NoVAFull coverage

Americans for Prosperity endorses Nick Freitas in Virginia Senate GOP primary:

June 5, 2018
  Washington TimesGOP Senate candidates campaign in western Virginia  WDBJ7What Corey Stewart's Senate Campaign Says About the State of the GOP  The Weekly StandardFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Nick Freitas’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 30 video clips in all.


  • HB532: Hemp, industrial; research programs.
  • HB533: Veterans; acceptance of substantially equivalent military training, etc.
  • HB534: Method of nominating party candidates; repeal of incumbent selection.
  • HB535: Higher educational institutions, public; dual enrollment course credit.
  • HB536: Alcoholic beverage control; sales conducted at government stores established.
  • HB537: SOL; DOE to make available to school divisions assessments in advance of each school year.
  • HB538: Taxpayers; TAX and VEC to consider feasibility of filing tax reports and payments electronically.
  • HB539: Primary elections; costs of elections, payment by the proper political party.
  • HB540: Elections; changes definition of 'party' or 'political party.'
  • HB541: Veterans, certain; alternative treatment options.
  • HB542: Dual enrollment agreements; scope.
  • HB543: General Services, Department of; lease or sublease of surplus property to charitable organizations.
  • HB544: High School to Work Partnerships; establishment, exemptions.
  • HB545: Child care licensure; forfeiture of eligibility for religious exemption.
  • HB546: Grand larceny; first offender sentence reduction.
  • HB547: Alcoholic beverage control; brewery licensees.
  • HB548: Spotsylvania and Orange, Counties of; boundary agreement, attachment of GIS map to petitions.
  • HB549: State agency; legislation requiring an agency to adopt regulations.
  • HB550: Alcoholic beverage control; expands privileges of bed and breakfast licensees.
  • HB552: Bed-and-breakfast operations; definition of restaurant.
  • HB553: Elections for certain offices; ranked choice voting.
  • HB554: Broker's licenses; bed and breakfast establishments.
  • HB555: Professions and occupations; hair braiding.
  • HB658: Higher educational institutions; campus housing.
  • HB900: Forfeiture of property used in connection with commission of crimes; finding of guilt required.
  • HB901: Expedited land use permit process; Dept. of Transportation shall develop and submit for approval.
  • HB902: Sex Offenders and Crimes Against Minors Registry; removal of name from Registry.
  • HB903: Transportation, Department of; real property owners can request evaluation of completed projects.
  • HB1330: Daylight saving time; exempts Virginia from observing.
  • HB1331: Child support; review of guidelines federal compliance.
  • HB1387: Zoning; aquaculture in agricultural zone, preexisting use.
  • HB1479: Equine liability; execution of waiver.
  • HB1548: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; results of an autopsy of an infant.
  • HJ61: Celebrating the life of Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, USN.
  • HJ62: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Cameron H. Thomas, USA.
  • HJ63: Commending the Madison County High School softball team.
  • HJ64: General Thaddeus Kosciuszko Day; designating as October 15, 2018, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ65: Commemorating the life and legacy of Captain Andrew Maples, Jr., USA.
  • HJ67: Commemorating the life and legacy of Sergeant Clinton Greaves, USA, Ret.
  • HJ130: Commending the Free Burma Rangers.
  • HJ156: Celebrating the life of Master Sergeant George Allen Bannar, Jr., USA.
  • HJ205: Commending Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
  • HJ206: Commending Brian D. Duncan.
  • HJ207: Commending the Museum of Culpeper History.
  • HJ254: Commending the March for Life.
  • HJ255: Commending the Free Clinic of Culpeper.
  • HJ256: Celebrating the life of Martha Alice Wright.
  • HJ305: Commending the Reverend Michael Hirsch.
  • HJ325: Commemorating the life and legacy of Peter Francisco.
  • HR150: Celebrating the life of Howard Mark Holmes.
  • HB1770: Teacher licensure; career and technical education, certain local waivers.
  • HB1896: Victim and witness assistance programs; DCJS to develop guidelines.
  • HB1897: Aquaculture; protection of use in an agricultural zone.
  • HB2024: Condemnation powers and proceedings; notice to owner or tenant.
  • HB2025: Religious freedom; solemnization of marriage.
  • HB2027: Adoption fees and expenses, certain; creates income tax deduction and credit.
  • HB2028: Industrial hemp; removes all restrictions on production, including licensing and regulations.
  • HB2029: Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of licensed distillers appointed as agents of ABC Board.
  • HB2030: Food products; sale at farmers market, farm, or home.
  • HB2315: Instant runoff voting; provided in elections for statewide offices.
  • HB2352: Teacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments, report.
  • HB2377: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption of certain textbooks and other educational materials.
  • HB2439: General Assembly; regulatory penalty statement in legislation.
  • HJ748: Celebrating the life of John Joseph Quinn, Jr.
  • HJ868: Commending the James Madison Museum of Orange County Heritage.
  • HJ1061: Commending Oakland Heights Farm.
  • HJ1062: Commending Belmont Farms Distillery.
  • HR299: Commending the Green Beret Foundation.
  • HR399: Commending Vincent Edward Scully.
  • HB459: Teacher licensure; industry certification credential, local waiver.
  • HB758: Auditor of Public Accounts; Commonwealth Data Point, incorporation of graphs, charts, etc.
  • HB759: Taxes for certain local improvements; Orange County.
  • HB760: Auditor of Public Accounts; Auditor to incorporate in Commonwealth Data Point.
  • HB761: Concealed handguns; possession by females on campus.
  • HB762: Electric Transmission Line Planning Association; political subdivisions to form and maintain.
  • HB763: Law enforcement, local, and State Police; enforcement of federal regulations.
  • HB1183: Party candidates; method of nominating, incumbent selection.
  • HB1341: Veterans Services Foundation; membership.
  • HB1349: Resettlement of refugees; review process.
  • HB1350: Alcoholic beverage control; spirits tastings by distiller licensee.
  • HB1375: Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of distillery licensees.
  • HJ212: Commending the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition.
  • HJ213: Commending Martha Boneta.
  • HJ242: Commending Mike and Mary Dale.
  • HJ243: Commending the Orange County High School robotics team.
  • HJ249: Commending Mary Jo Browning.
  • HJ294: Commending the Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Company.
  • HJ323: Commending Catherine Reames.
  • HJ409: Commending Sergeant First Class Charles Martland, USA.
  • HJ503: Commending Preddy Funeral Home.
  • HR46: Commending Doug and Ann Farmer.