Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke)

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Party
Democratic
District
11: City of Roanoke (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2004
Left Office
January 2014
Copatroning Habits
56% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 63% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 50% of them are Democrats.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Bearing Drift: Redistricting Ruling Brings out Rank Hypocrisy in VA House Democrats

June 27, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

Daily Press: Part 2: Some lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension

November 17, 2014 | 3:00 am
  

Roanoke Times: Longtime Roanoke judge dies while visiting Peru

July 21, 2014 | 3:00 am
  

Roanoke Times: Top Republicans heavily finance Octavia Johnson's effort

December 31, 2013 | 3:00 am
  

Washington Post: Terry McAuliffe amasses support for gubernatorial run

May 31, 2012 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Onzlee Ware’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 46 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB486: VRS; certain higher educational institution employees in optional retirement plan.
  • HB487: Prisoners; allows localities to charge persons for costs of transporting them to jail.
  • HB1590: VRS; certain higher educational institution employees in optional retirement plan.
  • HB1591: Plastic bags; use by retailers.
  • HB1592: Early voting; any registered voter qualified to vote in election may vote in person.
  • HB1621: Vacant building registration; increases maximum registration fee required of an owner of building.
  • HB1786: Prisoners; collection by locality of actual cost of transporting.
  • HB1818: Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council; powers and duties.
  • HB1819: DCJS; criminal justice training schools.
  • HB1820: Cigarettes; sale, purchase, possession, etc., for purpose of evading taxes, penalties.
  • HB1822: Unstamped cigarettes; sale, purchase, possession, etc., penalties.
  • HB1925: Nonviolent misdemeanor convictions; expungement of offense after passage of five years.
  • HB2053: Uniform Power of Attorney Act; violation, penalty.
  • HB2234: Misdemeanors; expungement of cases deferred and dismissed.
  • HJ603: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain persons convicted of felonies.
  • HJ742: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William B. Hopkins, Sr.
  • HJ974: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Clifton Alexander Woodrum III.
  • HR102: Celebrating the life of Harry Cecil Curtis, Jr.
  • HR103: Celebrating the life of Audrey Louise McCray Wheaton.
  • HR163: Commending Malcolm Anthony Shaw.
  • HB485: Drug charges; expungement of marijuana conviction and those dismissed.
  • HB486: VRS; certain higher educational institution employees in optional retirement plan.
  • HB487: Prisoners; allows localities to charge persons for costs of transporting them to jail.
  • HB488: Interscholastic activities; requires Board of Education to act as liaisons.
  • HB489: Fees; additional fees for conviction. Domestic violence offenses;
  • HJ75: Celebrating the life of Sabra Ann Bonds Bratton.
  • HJ76: Celebrating the life of Arthur Jan Jernigan.
  • HJ77: Celebrating the life of Mary Frances Coles.
  • HJ78: Celebrating the life of Ulysses Randolph.
  • HJ79: Commending Sweet Union Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ80: Commending Marion Ware.
  • HJ264: Celebrating the life of Deborah Ann Cradle Harris.
  • HJ391: Celebrating the life of Richard Deane.
  • HR39: Celebrating the life of Percy Plemmer, Jr.
  • HR512: Celebrating the life of Richard Lee Lawrence.
  • HR582: Celebrating the life of Michael Earl Smith.
  • HB1463: Drug charges; expungement of records.
  • HB1474: Erosion and sediment control; allows public service authorities to file specifications.
  • HB1475: Workers' compensation; presumption that certain injuries are work related.
  • HB1494: Homestead exemption; increases from $5,000 to $15,000 for every householder.
  • HB1495: Erosion & sediment control plans; may charge fee to cover costs associated with certain review, etc.
  • HB1498: Plastic bags; use by retailers.
  • HB1499: Unlawful detainer, etc.; storage of tenant's property.
  • HB1530: Alcoholic beverage control; banquet licenses for event planners.
  • HB1567: Alcoholic beverage control; members of certain private smoking lounges exempt from licensure.
  • HB1935: Legal notices; locality to meet notice requirements by utilizing their websites, radio, etc.
  • HB1936: Family abuse protective orders; upon conviction of assault & battery, court may enter for a period.
  • HB1937: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for event management companies.
  • HJ524: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies.
  • HJ526: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Woods Morrison Dooley.
  • HJ527: Commending Caralene Mathis Lewis.
  • HJ549: Celebrating the life of William Lloyd Sherman.
  • HJ627: Celebrating the life of Marshal B. McAden.
  • HJ705: Celebrating the life of Shirley Quarles Whorley.
  • HJ790: Celebrating the life of Cynthia Alice Martin.
  • HR41: Celebrating the life of Beth A. Brown.
  • HR42: Celebrating the life of Ronald John Lloyd Terry.
  • HR43: Commending Frances Price Ragsdale.
  • HB343: Community development authorities; permitted to request locality levy and collect special tax.
  • HB356: Campaign finance; print media requirements.
  • HB357: Jail farms; transportation of prisoners.
  • HB358: Regional Industrial Facilities Act; method by which member locality of authority may withdraw.
  • HB359: Community development authorities; permitted to request locality levy and collect special tax.
  • HB360: Jail superintendent and jail officers; powers and authority of sheriff or sheriff's deputy.
  • HB361: Regional jails; disposition of fees for prisoners' keep.
  • HB362: Early voting; any registered voter may vote in person from 19 to three days before election.
  • HB363: Vacant building registration; increases fee required of an owner of building vacant for 12 months.
  • HB364: Local business license tax; payment of all taxes prior to license renewal or issuance.
  • HB365: Local vehicle licenses; agreements with DMV.
  • HB366: Rabies vaccination certificates; veterinarians to forward copies to treasurer of locality.
  • HB367: Bad checks; recovery if stop-payment order placed in bad faith.
  • HB368: Regional criminal justice academy training; local fee charged to support.
  • HB369: Statewide Building Code; rental inspection ordinance may require certain owners to post signs.
  • HB1305: Community action boards; membership and duties.
  • HJ70: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies.
  • HJ71: Celebrating the life of William E. Obenchain, Jr.
  • HJ72: Celebrating the life of Wilbur Ira Reid, Sr.
  • HJ73: Celebrating the life of Jessie Lee Lewis.
  • HJ211: Commending the Texas Tavern.
  • HJ300: Celebrating the life of Rose Marie Morgan Worthy.
  • HJ423: Commending Nannie P. Calloway.
  • HJ424: Commending Portia Wilson McClenny.
  • HB1626: License plates, special; issuance to members & supporters of Friends of Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.
  • HB1644: Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 19 to three days before election.
  • HB1683: Checks; additional recovery if stop-payment order placed in bad faith.
  • HB2264: Sales tax revenue; includes debt service on bond issued for renovation to certain public facilities.
  • HB2265: Voluntary registration of family day homes; Commissioner may contract to certify.
  • HB2266: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for name, address, etc., of complainants relating to zoning.
  • HB2609: Digital media fee; created.
  • HB2610: Charitable Gaming, Division of; authorized to contract with State Lottery one-time raffle.
  • HB2662: Community development authorities; allowed to request additional taxes from locality.
  • HB2663: Water and waste authorities; appointment of industrial or economic development authority directors.
  • HJ38: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference).
  • HJ628: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ745: Celebrating the life of Frederick Wayne Hutchins, Jr.
  • HJ797: Celebrating the life of James William Burks, Jr.
  • HJ975: Commending the Bradley Free Clinic on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
  • HB132: Handicap placards; fine for inappropriately displaying when parking in space for handicapped.
  • HB133: Vehicle registration; refusal to issue or renew because of fees or taxes owed to counties, etc.
  • HB173: Emergency custody orders; magistrate may designate police department or sheriff to execute.
  • HB174: Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspections.
  • HB175: Credit reports; authorizes military personnel and their spouses to freeze access thereto.
  • HB176: Payday Loan Act; requires SCC to contract with one or more parties to develop, etc. database.
  • HB261: Law-enforcement and rescue vehicles; use of flashing lights.
  • HB262: Housing loans and grants; localities to authorize in conservation or rehabilitation districts.
  • HB263: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include computers and computer-related equipment thereto.
  • HB264: Service of process; mail to address as shown on official tax records.
  • HB1354: Substance abuse services; applications for funding.
  • HB1416: Alcoholic beverage control; ABC Board to deduct percentage from its net profits.
  • HB1417: Claims; Kay F. Couch Johnson.
  • HB1481: Contractors on school property; may request waiver from disqualification of providing services.
  • HJ1: Commending the William Fleming High School boys' basketball team
  • HJ24: Commending Sweet Union Baptist Church on the occasion of its 97th anniversary
  • HJ25: Commending William Sinkler.
  • HJ38: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference).
  • HJ61: Commending First Baptist Church on the occasion of its 140th anniversary
  • HJ276: Celebrating the life of Adele A. Zmarzly.
  • HJ321: Celebrating the life of Regina Ann Brewer.
  • HJ343: Celebrating the life of Edna Cregger Clark.
  • HJ411: Commending Hill Street Baptist Church on the occasion of its 115th anniversary.
  • HR30: Celebrating the life of Inez Butler.
  • HB2675: Business licenses, beginning; all taxes owed to locality to be paid before issuance.
  • HB2676: Budgets, local; modifies existing requirements for advertising, etc. when a locality amends.
  • HB2677: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include railroad rolling stock when sold, etc. by manufacturer.
  • HB2678: Opiate addiction treatment; centers to refrain from providing services on Sunday, exception.
  • HB3208: Bail bondsman; adds definition of agent as a person licensed thereas.
  • HJ745: Celebrating the life of Marilyn Clarke Curtis.
  • HJ792: Commending Judge George Wendall Harris, Jr.
  • HJ807: Celebrating the life of Morris Alexander Elam, Sr.
  • HJ811: Commending Ted Edlich.
  • HR56: Designating the third Saturday of June, in 2007 and in each succeeding year, as 'Juneteenth' Freedom
  • HR63: Commending Elizabeth Levy.
  • HB708: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain school-related items.
  • HB709: Waste containers; localities to impose civil penalty for non-removal after third notice.
  • HB710: Abandoned buildings; localities may take action to secure those that threaten public safety.
  • HB711: Hunting on Sunday; allows localities to authorize thereby.
  • HB1326: Buildings; localities may take action to secure those that threaten public safety.
  • HB1490: Secured or unsecured bonds; time within which default is recorded.
  • HJ77: LEED; study of feasibility of providing tax incentives to encourage construction of efficient bldgs
  • HJ78: Domestic violence; Crime Commission to study.
  • HJ83: Celebrating the life of Judge James Harry Michael, Jr.
  • HJ87: Commending Bradley E. Grose.
  • HJ88: Commending Emerson H. Gilmer.
  • HJ89: Commending the Reverend David Walton.
  • HJ90: Commending Dr. M. Rupert Cutler.
  • HJ92: Commending Larry LeGrand.
  • HJ128: LEED; study of feasibility of providing tax incentives to encourage construction of efficient bldgs
  • HJ281: Celebrating the life of Felix Jack Ward.
  • HJ462: Celebrating the life of Clarence M. Gillis.