Delegate Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Photo of Patrick Hope
Party
Democratic
District
47: County of Arlington (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Courts of Justice, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Website
hopeforvirginia.org
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 87% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 53% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
27.3% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: For Va.: Life in prison, or a more humane death?

April 17, 2016
The April 14 editorial ?Secrecy vs. barbarism?? called the use of the electric chair as a means to carry out the death penalty ?inhumane? and a ?barbaric practice.? But on the question of whether Virginia should have the death penalty, the editorial ...

ARL now: Hope Proposes Bill to Eliminate Extra Charges on Phone Calls Made by Prison Inmates

December 22, 2015
Patrick Hope (Updated at 12:30 p.m.) Del. Patrick Hope (D) has introduced a bill to the Virginia General Assembly that would eliminate the 35 percent commission the state charges on all phone calls made by prison inmates. The proposed bill ? which is ...

wtvr.com: Bills would ban conversion therapy for minors in Virginia

January 18, 2016
?This is snake oil,? Del. Patrick Hope, D-Arlington, said. ?Conversion therapy can't work, it never has worked, it's not based on any science whatsoever. The physicians, the medical community ? they have told us that. This is damaging to minors ...Will this be the year that ex-gay therapy on minors gets banned in Virginia?GayRVAall 7 news articles »

Washington Blade: Va. lawmaker reintroduces bill to ban conversion therapy

January 12, 2016
( photo by Michael Key). A Virginia lawmaker has reintroduced a bill that would ban so-called conversion therapy to minors in the commonwealth. State Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington County) earlier this month introduced House Bill 427.and more »

Patch.com: Lawsuit Threats and Politicians Take Arlington Gun Store Drama to Another Level

March 9, 2016
Virginia Delegate Patrick Hope (D-Va.) said he's not backing down after Nova Armory threatened lawsuits over opposition to the gun store moving into the Lyon Park neighborhood later this month. Hope penned a letter on March 2 co-signed by other ...

These are all of the video clips of Patrick Hope’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 101 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB452: Virginia Energy Storage Consortium; created, report.
  • HB91: Telephone systems within correctional facilities; commission payments.
  • HB128: Weapons; possession prohibited in state legislative buildings, penalty.
  • HB427: Conversion therapy; prohibited, no state funds shall be expended for purpose of therapy.
  • HB428: Prisoner's spouse or children; support payments by county or city.
  • HB452: Virginia Energy Storage Consortium; created, report.
  • HB464: Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Trust Fund; use of funds.
  • HB536: Sponsored residential and shared living services; background checks for providers.
  • HB592: Health insurance; dispensing of generic prescription oral contraceptives.
  • HB734: Noxious weeds; advisory committee to evaluate risks of a plant.
  • HB830: Cigarettes and other tobacco products; increases state tax rate.
  • HB1123: Restrooms; retail establishment with toilet facility to allow customer access.
  • HB1146: Local permitting or licensure; consent of common interest community association prohibited.
  • HB1147: Transient occupancy tax; reinstates authority of Arlington County to impose, sunset provision.
  • HB1186: Advanced studies diploma; foreign language requirements, technical programming languages.
  • HB1288: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Dept. of; certification of employment services organizations.
  • HJ297: Commending Anne Marie Canali Hermann.
  • HJ334: Celebrating the life of Morgan Anthony Ayres.
  • HJ335: Celebrating the life of Corporal Harvey Snook III, ACPD.
  • HJ345: Commending The Boeing Company.
  • HJ431: Celebrating the life of David V. Burds.
  • HJ443: Commending the Honorable Allen H. Harrison, Jr.
  • HJ444: Commending the Honorable Esther L. Wiggins.
  • HB1385: Sexual orientation change efforts; prohibited.
  • HB1403: Prisons; telephone systems within correctional facilities.
  • HB1504: Justice for Victims of Sterilization Act; established, sunset provision.
  • HB1506: Deferred and installment payments; condition of all agreements for fines, costs, etc., posting.
  • HB1548: Concealed handgun permit; revocation of permit if delinquent in child support payments.
  • HB1720: Capital cases; mental retardation.
  • HB2191: Payday loan offices and motor vehicle title loan offices; distance from casino facility.
  • HB2212: Virginia Healthy Transitions Program; established, report.
  • HB2218: Advanced studies diploma; foreign language requirements, technical programming or design language.
  • HB2287: Reproductive health care; adverse action against employee by employers prohibited.
  • HB2308: County manager plan of government; governing body (Arlington County) may appoint county auditor.
  • HJ520: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for nonprofit medical clinics serving the indigent.
  • HJ654: Commending Francis X. O'Leary.
  • HJ737: Celebrating the life of Dennis Ray Daniels.
  • HJ801: Commending the Arlington County Police Department.
  • HJ802: Commending the Arlington County Fire Department.
  • HJ829: Commending Joan Trumpauer Mulholland.
  • HJ842: Celebrating the life of Christopher John Kennedy.
  • HJ853: Commending the National Association of Social Workers Virginia Chapter.
  • HJ854: Commending Joanna Wise Barnes.
  • HJ888: Commending the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation.
  • HB78: Medical malpractice proceedings; standard of care.
  • HB80: Arraignment; defendant may enter conditional guilty plea in certain cases in circuit court.
  • HB81: Judicial retirement; increases mandatory age under Judicial Retirement System.
  • HB102: State legislative buildings; prohibits possession of weapons in buildings except by certain persons.
  • HB196: Pretrial appeals by Commonwealth; Class 1 misdemeanors.
  • HB206: Higher educational institutions, 4-year; mental health resources available to students on website.
  • HB353: Judicial caseloads; weighted caseload system.
  • HB413: Incapacitated persons; filing of evaluation reports, requirement for filing under seal.
  • HB414: Prisons; telephone systems, Prisoner Reentry Fund established.
  • HB423: Alcoholic beverage control; allows passengers to consume alcoholic beverages in motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB540: Private behavioral health services providers; licensure.
  • HB1106: Virginia Commission on Youth; shall review use of seclusion and restraint in schools.
  • HB1111: Tobacco products; electronic cigarettes, minors.
  • HB1133: Death penalty; persons with mental disability and mental impairments ineligible.
  • HB1135: Sexual orientation; change efforts prohibited.
  • HB1240: Guardian ad litem; mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect.
  • HJ86: Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; report on FOIA.
  • HJ90: Home health care providers; compensation and benefits, JCHC to report.
  • HJ184: Commending Terri Lynch.
  • HJ192: Celebrating the life of Susan Dewar Zajac.
  • HJ208: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Eleanor Spence Dobson.
  • HJ247: Celebrating the life of Robert G. Atkins.
  • HJ284: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United States Surgeon General's Smoking report.
  • HJ288: Commending the Arlington County Medical Society.
  • HJ354: Celebrating the life of Captain Lloyd Clermont Mostrom, USN (Ret.).
  • HJ355: Celebrating the life of Jean Sherman Mostrom.
  • HJ470: Commending Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School.
  • HJ475: Celebrating the life of the Honorable John L. Melnick.
  • HJ476: Celebrating the life of Hope Cosby Davies.
  • HJ477: Celebrating the life James Bankhead Taylor Thornton Davies.
  • HJ5020: Commending Richard V. Doud, Jr.
  • HJ5077: Celebrating the life of John C. Youngs.
  • HJ5111: Celebrating the life of Mary C. McBride.
  • HJ5199: Commending the Honorable Robert H. Brink.
  • HJ5200: Celebrating the life of Katherine S. Beyer.
  • HJ5249: Commending Linden Resources.
  • HR7: House of Delegates; establishing a rule that prohibits firearms on floor of House of Delegates.
  • HB158: Devocalization of cats and dogs; veterinarians to keep records of procedures, etc., penalty.
  • HB159: Nursing home patients; notice to Long-Term Care Ombudsman when patient is discharged or transferred.
  • HB162: Telecommunications services; SCC to excercise jurisdiction over rates and charges for prisoners.
  • HB396: Invasive plants; Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations to control.
  • HB398: Radiology benefits managers; decision to deny physician's order for diagnostic radiology test.
  • HB835: Shared work programs; established, report.
  • HB1311: Appeal of bond decision; court may stay execution of order for so long as reasonably practicable.
  • HB1391: State legislative buildings; prohibits possession of weapons in Capitol of Va., exception.
  • HB1407: Inmates; eligibility for medical assistance.
  • HB1511: Assisted living facilities, licensed; access to temporary emergency electrical power source.
  • HB1614: Human papillomavirus vaccine; required for all children.
  • HB1664: State plan management partnership exchange; review and approval.
  • HB1665: General Assembly members; prohibited conduct.
  • HB1854: Prisons; telephone systems.
  • HB2025: Firearms; requires background check for any purchase.
  • HB2182: Hospitals; classification of certain facilities in which abortions are performed.
  • HB2183: Hospitals; classification of certain facilities in which abortions are performed.
  • HB2221: Firearms; prohibiting selling, etc., to certain persons.
  • HJ362: Commending CACI International Inc. on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ567: VegWeek; designating as last full week in April 2013, and in each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ571: JCHC; study of feasibility of developing program of trained primary care personnel.
  • HJ573: Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for nonprofit medical clinics serving indigent.
  • HJ589: Commending Sheriff Elizabeth F. Arthur.
  • HJ706: Commending the Honorable Karen A. Henenberg.
  • HJ745: FOIA; Council to study whether Act should be amended.
  • HJ756: Celebrating the life of Betty A. Thompson.
  • HR118: Celebrating the life of Gail Ann Goodridge.
  • HR129: Medical assistance services; Governor to work together with General Assembly to extend program.
  • HR135: Celebrating the life of John Bayard Buck.
  • HR141: Celebrating the life of John Stewart Bottum.
  • HR146: Celebrating the life of Martha Allston Wildhack.
  • HR166: Commending Long Branch Nature Center.
  • HR198: Commending the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More.
  • HB158: Devocalization of cats and dogs; veterinarians to keep records of procedures, etc., penalty.
  • HB159: Nursing home patients; notice to Long-Term Care Ombudsman when patient is discharged or transferred.
  • HB160: Cigarette and other tobacco products; increases tax rates.
  • HB161: State employees; Director of DHRM to provide next of kin with flag when killed in line duty.
  • HB162: Telecommunications services; SCC to excercise jurisdiction over rates and charges for prisoners.
  • HB163: Judicial retirement; increases mandatory retirement age to 73.
  • HB164: Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in public buildings prohibited, penalty.
  • HB165: Geriatric prisoners; those at 60 may petition Parole Board for conditional release.
  • HB396: Invasive plants; Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations to control.
  • HB397: Parole Board; exceptions to Freedom of Information Act.
  • HB398: Radiology benefits managers; decision to deny physician's order for diagnostic radiology test.
  • HB399: Congenital cyanotic heart disease, critical; VDH to implement program for screening infants.
  • HB400: School boards, local; policies permitting parents to observe children.
  • HB401: Landlord and tenant laws; landlord obligations, receipt required for certain rent payments.
  • HB402: Health Benefit Exchange Authority; created, report.
  • HB835: Shared work programs; established, report.
  • HB836: Pregnant prisoners; prohibits use of restraints by any correctional facility.
  • HB837: District court employees; local salary supplements may be paid wholly out of local funds.
  • HB838: House of Delegates Districts; technical adjustment in boundaries.
  • HB1187: Noncompetition agreements; prohibits contract that serves to restrict an employee from engaging.
  • HB1222: Public Procurement Act; definition of employment services organization, technical changes.
  • HB1223: Weapons; possession in legislative buildings.
  • HB1274: Nursing facility transfer & discharge procedures; workgroup to clarify requirements and guidelines.
  • HJ126: Solitary confinement; JLARC to study uses including segregation, isolation, etc., by DOC.
  • HJ180: Commending Mercedes-Benz of Arlington on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its founding.
  • HJ181: Commending the Honorable James F. Almand.
  • HJ324: Commending Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic.
  • HJ350: Celebrating the life of George A. Macdonald.
  • HJ353: Celebrating the life of Delia Henderson Atwood.
  • HJ362: Commending CACI International Inc. on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HB424: Audiologists; authority to dispense hearing aids.
  • HB1484: Food Standards for Agency Meals; Secretary of Health and Human Resources to develop.
  • HB1485: Medical emergency response plan and automated external defibrillator; required in certain buildings.
  • HB1486: Nursing homes; investigation of complaints by VDH, in-person interviews of residents.
  • HB1487: Criminal sexual assault; venue for trial.
  • HB1488: Prisoners; prohibits use of restraints on those who are pregnant, exception.
  • HB1813: Handguns; prohibits possession of firearm in Capitol and General Assembly Building.
  • HB1814: Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in public buildings prohibited, penalty.
  • HB1815: Cigarette and other tobacco products; increases tax rate.
  • HB1816: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend; A LIFE LIKE YOURS, etc.
  • HB1817: Green Public Buildings Act; definitions, building standards.
  • HB1818: Nursing homes; required by Board of Health to send notices and information about family council.
  • HB1890: Judicial retirement; mandatory retirement.
  • HB1891: Governor's warrant; changes requirement that warrant of arrest be received within four days.
  • HB2195: Cats and dogs; requires veterinarians to keep records of devocalization procedures, penalty.
  • HB2506: Health benefits plans; sale by foreign health insurers to persons in State.
  • HJ791: Commending Michael Wardian.
  • HJ850: Commending Kinhaven School on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ892: Celebrating the life of Thomas E. Sawner.
  • HJ954: Commending the Honorable Benjamin N.A. Kendrick.
  • HJ955: Commending Lucy E. Denney.
  • HB421: Transportation Board; may allocate funds in Mass Transit Fund designated for capital purposes.
  • HB422: Uniform Statewide Building Code; regulations of Board of Housing and Community Development.
  • HB423: Food Standards for Agency Meals; Secretary of Health and Human Resources to develop.
  • HB424: Audiologists; authority to dispense hearing aids.
  • HB425: Income tax, state; voluntary contributions for nonprofit human services programs.
  • HB842: Health care facilities; Board of Health to establish annual licensure and renewal fees.
  • HB843: Medical emergency response plan & automated external defribrillators; required in certain buildings.
  • HB844: Homeless persons; may file an action for damages for harassment, etc.
  • HB1264: Green Public Buildings Act; created.
  • HB1351: Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in public buildings prohibited, penalty.
  • HJ82: Health care homes, chronic; Joint Commission on Health Care to study feasibility of developing.
  • HJ259: American Heart Month; designating as February 2010, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ327: Celebrating the life of James I. Mayer.
  • HJ331: Commending the Columbia Pike on the occasion of its 200th anniversary.