Delegate Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)

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30: Counties of Culpeper (part); Madison, and Orange [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2017
Finance, Science and Technology
Copatroning Habits
88% 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, 69% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
26.3% in 2017
Recent Mentions in the Media

WVTF: Record Number of Openly LGBTQ Candidates Seek Virginia House Seats

September 7, 2017
While Hixon's door knocking pitch doesn't open with a line about his sexual preference, it was one of the reasons he decided to run - his opponent, incumbent Nick Freitas, sponsored some religious liberty legislation that was vetoed by Governor Terry ...

Inside NoVA: In battle for relevancy, Arlington GOP urged to enunciate its principles

July 28, 2017
Republicans can battle back to relevance in Arlington politics by engaging the electorate and convincing voters that the GOP's message is a positive and productive one. So sayeth Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), whose July 26 visit to the Arlington ...

Roanoke Times: 'Religious freedom' bill passes House committee over objections from LGBT advocates

January 26, 2017
'Religious freedom' bill passes House committee over objections from LGBT advocates?This is simply about preventing the government from punishing a religious organization because it doesn't fit with a current governor or anyone else's interpretation of social standards,? said Del. Nic k Freitas, R-Culpeper, the bill's sponsor, said ...and more »

Washington Blade: Religious freedom bill passes in Va. House

February 2, 2017
The measure, which state Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) introduced, would not require any person, religious organization or affiliates to ?participate in the solemnization of any marriage? if it conflicts with ?a sincerely held religious belief or ...and more » Host of candidates vie for House of Delegates seats representing Fredericksburg area

April 8, 2017
Most of the Republican incumbents easily win re-election, and some have gone unopposed in recent years. But that's not deterring a host of challengers, both Democratic and Republican, from vying for state House seats representing the Fredericksburg ...

These are all of the video clips of Nick Freitas’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2016. There are 18 video clips in all.


  • 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.