Delegate Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)

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Party
Republican
District
30: Counties of Culpeper (part); Madison, and Orange [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Finance, Science and Technology
Age
37
Website
nickjfreitas.com
Copatroning Habits
90% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 94% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 70% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
13.6% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Blade: Va. religious freedom bill receives final approval

February 20, 2017
The measure that state Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) introduced would also prohibit Virginia officials from punishing those who refuse to take part in a gay or lesbian wedding because of their religious beliefs. ?Today is a sad day for the people of ...and more »

The Daily Progress: At crossover, Culpeper delegates keeping up fight to cut red tape

February 8, 2017
Legislation sponsored by Del. Nick Freitas, R-Culpeper, to ease licensing requirements for career and technical education teachers passed the House of Delegates on Jan. 26 and will be considered today by the Senate Committee on Education & Health.

The Daily Progress: LETTER: Piedmont Greens praise Freitas

January 22, 2017
The intent of a republic is that we the people would select one of our neighbors to go to Richmond to bring our voice there and look out for our interests, at least a majority voice anyway. With this in mind I would like to commend Culpeper's Delegate ...

Roanoke Times: Pointing to McAuliffe executive order, House again moves to protect opponents of gay marriage

February 2, 2017
Del. Nick Freitas, R-Culpeper, suggested, without citing a concrete example, that McAuliffe's Jan. 5 order could threaten religious groups' ability to help refugees resettle in Virginia by barring Catholic groups from partnering with government agencies.Religious freedom bill passes in Va. HouseWashington Bladeall 69 news articles »

wtvr.com: Virginia legislators sound off on Trump inauguration

January 24, 2017
Del. Nick Freitas, R-Culpepper, was quick to address Toscano's claims. ?I actually agree with some of the comments from (Del. Toscano),? Freitas said, ?and I have to say that if President Trump accomplishes nothing more than once again reinvigorating ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Nick Freitas’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 16 video clips in all.

Bills

  • 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.