Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)

Photo of Phil Hamilton
93: County of James City (part); City of Newport News (part)
Took Office
January 1988
Left Office
November 2009
Copatroning Habits
80% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 60% of them are Republicans. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
Recent Mentions in the Media

Dignity Memorial: Mary J Ayoub ObituaryEl Paso, TX

March 3, 2023 | 3:00 am

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Hamilton continues his fight behind bars

September 19, 2019 | 3:00 am WVEC: Former Delegate Phil Hamilton released from prison

June 27, 2019 | 3:00 am Former Virginia Del. Phil Hamilton released from federal prison into NN halfway house

June 27, 2019 | 3:00 am Ex-delegate Phil Hamilton, convicted of bribery and extortion, soon to be released from prison

May 27, 2019 | 3:00 am

These are all of the video clips of Phil Hamilton’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 32 video clips in all.


  • HB510: Medical assistance plan; DMAS to contract with DMHMRSAS for mental health services.
  • HB1598: Certificate of public need; criteria for determining need and method of filing.
  • HB1599: Grants; modifies eligibility for certain individuals at two-year educational institution.
  • HB1601: Administration of prescription drugs; expands authority of persons allowed to administer.
  • HB2056: Advanced shipbuilding training facility grant program; established.
  • HB2057: Health care providers; expands list of expressions of sympathy that are not admissible.
  • HB2058: Dentistry, Board of; recovering monitoring costs.
  • HB2059: Food and beverage taxes; provides numerous exemptions to meals imposed by cities & towns.
  • HB2060: Mental health law; amends statutes to address issues resulting from overhaul thereof.
  • HB2061: Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; mandatory outpatient treatment.
  • HB2062: Incapacitated person; admission to a mental health facility by an agent or guardian.
  • HB2063: Triennial census of school population; sales and use tax distribution.
  • HB2064: Interagency Civil Admissions Advisory Council; eliminates Council.
  • HB2065: Retirement System; provide benefits for regional jail's sworn officers and superintendent.
  • HB2066: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; establishes provisions that apply.
  • HB2067: Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalties.
  • HJ699: Commending G. Slaughter Fitz-Hugh, Jr.
  • HJ771: Patient Advocate Day; designating as April 4, 2009, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HB31: Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2008; created.
  • HB396: Medical Facilities Plan; Board of Health to appoint and convene task force.
  • HB397: Health maintenance organizations; removes certain limitations on deductibles.
  • HB398: Certificate of public need; relocation of nursing home beds.
  • HB399: Dialysis patient care technician; adds administration of erythropoeitic agents to list.
  • HB400: Inpatient treatment; parental admission of minors incapable of giving consent.
  • HB401: Emergency custody; who may accept custody.
  • HB402: Involuntary commitment petition; dismissal or withdrawal.
  • HB403: Health care providers; those responding to disaster immune from liability.
  • HB479: Stroke Triage Plan; Board of Health to develop and maintain as component of EMS Plan.
  • HB499: Involuntary commitment; establishes new standard for outpatient commitment.
  • HB500: Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places.
  • HB501: Medical malpractice; definition of professional services.
  • HB502: Certificate of public need; introduce institutional competition into a health planning region.
  • HB503: Comprehensive Services Act; Executive Council oversee development of services for at-risk children.
  • HB504: Health insurance; insurers to offer individual or group exclusive policies or contracts.
  • HB505: Interagency Civil Admissions Advisory Council; removes sunset provision.
  • HB506: Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; program to award scholarships to certain students.
  • HB507: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; revises number of members needed for quorum at meetings.
  • HB508: Annexation; approval by referendum.
  • HB509: Annexation, granting of city charters, etc.; repealing temporary restrictions.
  • HB510: Medical assistance plan; DMAS to contract with DMHMRSAS for mental health services.
  • HB593: VirginiaShare Health Insurance Program; established, report.
  • HB594: Educational Facilities Bond Act of 2008; created.
  • HB596: Retirement System; benefits for superintendents and sworn officers of regional jails.
  • HB6019: Hampton Roads highway districts; requests for proposals or tolling of certain highway facilities.
  • HB6043: Commercial motor vehicles; driving on right-most lane of any interstate highway.
  • HB6044: PPTA; schedule of deadlines for consideration of solicited or unsolicited proposals made to VDOT.
  • HJ79: Physicians, etc.; barring from prescribing an alternative brand of medicine for financial incentive.
  • HJ91: Higher educational institutions; joint subcommittee to study ways State may work closer therewith.
  • HJ279: Commending the valuable work of Virginias health safety net and its many private sector supporters.
  • HJ373: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Derek Ramond Banks.
  • HJ498: Celebrating the life of Laura Anne Yacobi Bateman.
  • HR601: House of Delegates; salaries, contingent, and incidental expenses.
  • HB1035: Medical Assistance Services, Office of Inspector General for; created, report.
  • HB1504: Medical care facility; exempts from definition certain specialized centers for provision of MRI.
  • HB2032: Aging, Department for; expands long-term care services.
  • HB2033: Health and Human Resources, Secretary of; clarifies powers to implement long-term care policy.
  • HB2034: Prisoners; payment for health care costs by local and state correctional facilities.
  • HB2035: Human papillomavirus vaccine; optional for female students before entering the sixth grade.
  • HB2036: Admission hearings, involuntary; adds providers to list by which an examiner may be employed.
  • HB2037: Practitioners; may authorize certain personnel to administer drugs and devices.
  • HB2038: Medical assistance plan; DMAS to contract with DMHMRSAS for mental health services.
  • HB2039: Diploma, advanced technical; Board of Education to establish requirements therefor.
  • HB2040: Career and Technical Education, Advisory Council on; extends sunset date.
  • HB2041: Incarcerated persons; Department of Correctional Education to develop programs for online courses.
  • HB2042: Educational Instutution Benefits Consortium; created.
  • HB2043: Crabmeat; processors to include on label of container date was processed and packed, civil penalty.
  • HB2367: Health care data reporting; repeals sunset provisions.
  • HB2377: Dentistry licensure; removes exam requirement.
  • HB2378: Health Commissioner; duties thereof.
  • HB2824: Pre-recorded simulcast horse racing; allocations to Transportation Trust Fund.
  • HB3021: Benefits consortium; created for private institutions of higher education.
  • HJ622: Public schools; Board of Education to establish and regularly convene an Educational Roundtable.
  • HJ701: Health care providers; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of offering liability protection.
  • HJ749: Commending the Virginia Health Care Foundation on its 15 years of service to the Commonwealth.
  • HB13: Tuberculosis; establishing library of isolates for purpose of disease strain analysis.
  • HB76: Public Building Authority; issuance of bonds to finance capital projects for MHMRSAS.
  • HB346: Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act; includes campus security.
  • HB347: General Educational Development Program; allowance of participation therein.
  • HB348: Test security procedures; Board of Educ. to review violations of regulations by local school board.
  • HB349: School calendars; reduction of state aid when length of school term below what is required.
  • HB350: School for the Deaf & Blind at Staunton, & School for Deaf, Blind, & Multi-Disabled at Hampton.
  • HB351: Health regulatory boards; prohibition of certain transfers of moneys collected on behalf thereof.
  • HB352: Detention orders; extends maximum emergency custody period.
  • HB353: Mental health facility; transportation by sheriff's office of individuals to be admitted.
  • HB354: Audiology; Board to issue provisional license.
  • HB355: Pharmacy, Board of; specific powers and duties.
  • HB357: Driver's license; reinstatement fees.
  • HB358: Neighborhood Assistance Act; changes eligibility requirements for individuals to claim tax credits.
  • HB757: Medical Assistance Services; contracting for delivery of disease management for chronic disorders.
  • HB758: Medical assistance services; State Plan amendment or application for certain waiver.
  • HB759: Medical assistance services; development of public-private long-term care partnership program.
  • HB760: Health care; determination of data concerning safety & quality services rendered by physicians.
  • HB761: Health group cooperatives; established for arranging benefit plan coverage for small employers.
  • HB1035: Medical Assistance Services, Office of Inspector General for; created, report.
  • HB1036: Campus safety; DCJS to develop training standards for officers, provide support to their depts.
  • HB1037: Sexually Violent Predators Services, Office of; established.
  • HB1398: Nursing homes, etc.; authorized to hire certain persons convicted of misdemeanors.
  • HB1455: Medical assistant; administration of drugs or devices.
  • HB1504: Medical care facility; exempts from definition certain specialized centers for provision of MRI.
  • HB1528: Capital improvement programs; includes estimates of cost of road transportation improvement.
  • HB1529: Comprehensive plans and official maps; road improvements.
  • HB5029: Christopher Newport University; facilitates ability to begin construction as result of fire damage.
  • HB5045: Horse racing, pre-recorded simulcast; allocations to Commonwealth Transportation Trust Fund.
  • HB5046: Reckless driving; fee.
  • HJ50: Multi-jurisdictional pilot health court; JLARC to study feasibility of establishing within State.
  • HJ96: Autism spectrum disorders; Board of Education, et al. to study education and treatment thereof.
  • HJ163: Commending the Virginia Living Museum.
  • HJ197: Commending the Newport News School Board.
  • HJ205: Commending the Virginia Student Councils Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ317: Commending the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board.
  • HJ5019: Commending Lee Hall Elementary School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ5117: Commending the Patient Advocate Foundation on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.