Delegate Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)

Photo of Peter Farrell
Party
Republican
District
56: Counties of Goochland (part), Henrico (part), Louisa, and Spotsylvania (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Age
33
Website
farrellfordelegate.com
Copatroning Habits
84% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 78% 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
12.5% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

The Central Virginian: Disputed bill would allow IDA to run Louisa's airport

December 7, 2016
Disputed bill would allow IDA to run Louisa's airportThe IDA has been in a tangle with the county's board of supervisors about the airport for over two years. In 2016 the board refused to help the IDA pay for airport-related expenses, though it had in the past. Now Del. Peter Farrell has been tasked with ...

WRIC: Faces of Recovery: Advocates make calls for mental health change

November 11, 2016
?We need to change our attitude instead of just looking at this as an expenditure,? says Delegate Peter Farrell, a Republican representing Virginia's 56th District. ?We really need to look at spending more money as an investment.? Del. Farrell is a ...

WRIC: Faces of Recovery: Does Virginia need more mental health resources?

November 11, 2016
Very little pertaining to mental health is standard in Virginia, according to Delegate Peter Farrell. ?Essentially we have 40 different mental health systems in our state, not just one,? he says. ?A lot of localities, a lot of counties have their own ...

Washington Post: Va. delegate and son of Dominion Resources CEO says he is his own man

February 8, 2015
RICHMOND ? Smiling broadly, Del. Peter F. Farrell surprised a no-nonsense education official during an early-morning hearing with a fist bump to celebrate the advancement of his bill. It was a small legislative victory. But it was a new sign of ...and more »

Virginian-Pilot: State lawmakers begin examination of Jamycheal Mitchell's death in jail

April 19, 2016
State lawmakers begin examination of Jamycheal Mitchell's death in jail?I'm not ready to lay blame yet because I'm still learning more about it. The more I learn, the more I don't like,? said Del. Peter Farrell, R-Henrico County, after a subcommittee hearing. ?And it seems like nobody wants to stand up and take ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Peter Farrell’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 44 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB165: Meals and food and beverage taxes, local; exemption for sales of meals for fundraising purposes.
  • HB346: Consumer finance companies; motor vehicle title loans, prohibited practices.
  • HB1420: Certificate of public need; repeals certain requirement involving psychiatric beds, etc.
  • HB1421: High school graduation; standard diploma, career and technical education credential, exception.
  • HB1433: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; allocation to certain organizations.
  • HB1442: Open-end credit plans; caps amount of loan origination fee.
  • HB1443: Consumer finance lending; application to Internet loans.
  • HB1451: Social Services, Department of; survey for children aging out of foster care.
  • HB21: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain nonprofit veteran entities.
  • HB22: Income tax, state; sunset provision for tax credit for contributions to political candidates.
  • HB23: Fuels tax; refunds of taxes to certain nonprofit entities.
  • HB28: Qualified equity and subordinated debt investments tax credit; sunset provision.
  • HB33: Small businesses; parental leave tax credit.
  • HB34: Motor vehicle safety inspections; appointments.
  • HB71: Standards of Learning assessments; receipt and administration date.
  • HB108: Industrial development authorities; clarifies term industrial park.
  • HB164: High school graduation; verified units of credit.
  • HB165: Meals and food and beverage taxes, local; exemption for sales of meals for fundraising purposes.
  • HB346: Consumer finance companies; motor vehicle title loans, prohibited practices.
  • HB378: Workers' compensation; fee schedules for medical and legal services.
  • HB744: Electoral boards and general registrars; may apply for legal defense if subpoenaed.
  • HB1187: Sales and Use Tax; exempts parking charges by providers of accommodations to transients.
  • HB1188: Senate districts; changes assignments of two census precincts in Louisa County.
  • HB1355: Research and development expenses tax credit; refundability.
  • HB1356: Impersonation of a minor; use of communications system, penalty.
  • HJ208: Commending Deborah D. Pettit.
  • HJ283: Commending the Honorable Walter A. Stosch.
  • HJ496: Celebrating the life of Leslie Ann Goldman.
  • HR8: Commending the Deep Run High School golf team.
  • HR42: Commending Goochland County Public Schools.
  • HR129: Commending Goochland Middle School.
  • HR190: Commending David A. Kaechele.
  • HB179: Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants.
  • HB1274: Electronic devices; search without a warrant prohibited.
  • HB1302: Standards of Learning tests; expedited retake.
  • HB1303: Local school boards; administration of Standards of Learning assessments.
  • HB1304: Virginia Public School Educational Technology Grants Program; leases of educational technology.
  • HB1305: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; revolving door prohibition.
  • HB1320: Teacher licensure renewal; college credit.
  • HB1338: Electronic textbooks; hardware.
  • HB1358: Virginia Retirement System; creditable service for members of General Assembly.
  • HB1379: Stationary mail vehicles; related to passing.
  • HB1380: Higher educational institutions, four-year public; dual enrollment programs.
  • HB1556: Economic development, local; revenues from certain taxes for qualified locality.
  • HB1706: Public schools; Standards of Learning tests.
  • HB1755: Freedom Flag; designating as official flag of remembrance of 9/11/01, in Virginia.
  • HB1820: Workers' compensation; pecuniary liability of the employer for medical services, report.
  • HB1821: Post-adoption services.
  • HJ518: Commending Twin Hickory Elementary School.
  • HJ556: Commending the Benedictine College Preparatory school football team.
  • HB170: Grass and weeds; Goochland County authorized to require cutting.
  • HB171: Crime victim rights; offenses by juveniles.
  • HB172: Standards of Learning tests; expedited retake.
  • HB173: Electronic devices; search without warrant prohibited.
  • HB174: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; administrative investigations, local inspectors general.
  • HB175: School boards, local; administration of Standards of Learning assessments.
  • HB176: Tow truck drivers; registration after conviction of violent crimes.
  • HB177: Cutting of grass; statewide application.
  • HB178: Virginia Retirement System; assumed rate of return on investments for employer contributions.
  • HB179: Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants.
  • HB180: Invention development services; required disclosure, civil penalty.
  • HB181: Virginia Retirement System; collection of overpayments to retirees and beneficiaries.
  • HB182: Local employees; retirement benefits.
  • HB183: Juveniles; commitment to Department of Juvenile Justice, consideration of social history, report.
  • HB1081: Adoption; clarifies provisions related to assistance for children with special needs.
  • HB1099: Local meals, & food & beverage taxes; exempts nonprofit entity from collecting on fundraising sales.
  • HB1143: Legislators, state and local government officers, and employees; prohibited conduct.
  • HB1147: Health insurance; offering plans.
  • HB1175: Hunting and fishing; special license for disabled veterans.
  • HJ25: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ191: Commending Brian Will.
  • HJ267: Commending Mattie Sites.
  • HJ268: Celebrating the life of Brian McClung Huffman.
  • HJ273: Commending the Virginia Governor's School program.
  • HJ426: Commending the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River.
  • HJ5218: Commending Gayton Baptist Church.
  • HB1225: State parks; Department of Conservation and Recreation to set camping fees annually, etc.
  • HB1331: Local employees; retirement benefits.
  • HB1332: Local government audit; allowed to request audit from Auditor of Public Accounts upon majority vote.
  • HB1333: Service district boundaries; allows localities to amend after notice and public hearing.
  • HB1478: State Inspector General; powers and duties.
  • HB1479: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; agenda to be included in meeting notices, etc.
  • HB1480: Real Estate Board; authority to hear fair housing violations by real estate licensees.
  • HB1482: Wastewater works operator; must sit for conventional onsite sewage system operator examination.
  • HB1604: Private security services businesses; carrying firearm in course of duties.
  • HB1620: County government; adoption of optional forms.
  • HB1625: Virginia Retirement System; collection of overpayments to retirees and beneficiaries.
  • HB1647: DUI offenders; compliance with State ignition interlock requirements if convicted out-of-state.
  • HB1659: Private security services businesses; exceptions for certain out-of-state businesses.
  • HB1736: Real Estate Board; protection of escrow funds by real estate licensee, rental agreement, etc.
  • HB1737: Transparency in Developer-Owned Country Club Act; established.
  • HB1738: Invention development services; required disclosure, civil penalty.
  • HJ547: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HJ607: Parental rights and third-party custody and visitation awards; Bar Association to study current law.
  • HJ711: Commending the Goochland High School football team.
  • HJ779: Commending The Central Virginian.
  • HJ802: Commending the voters of Goochland County.
  • HJ803: Commending Luck Companies.
  • HR161: Commending Michael Schiavo.
  • HR207: Commending the voters of Goochland County.
  • HB520: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • HB521: Indemnifying bond; not required of Commonwealth.
  • HB522: Statewide system of trails; use of wheelchairs or other power-driven mobility devices permitted.
  • HB523: Fire insurance policy; notice regarding earthquake exclusion.
  • HB524: Driver's license holders; transmssions of medical examinations to DMV electronically.
  • HB525: Private security services businesses; exceptions for those out-of-state.
  • HB829: Virginia Immunization Information System; linkages to other VDH databases.
  • HB1156: Public schools; administration of auto-injectable epinephrine.
  • HB1225: State parks; Department of Conservation and Recreation to set camping fees annually, etc.
  • HB1238: Forfeited drug assets; redirection of assets to construction of Public Safety Memorial.
  • HB1276: Virginia Private Recreational Club Act; created.
  • HJ74: Celebrating the life of Elmon Taylor Gray, former member of the Senate of Virginia.
  • HJ309: Commending Bishop Charlene Payne Kammerer.
  • HJ337: Commending Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital on the occasion of its 45th anniversary.
  • HJ338: Commending Louisa County High School.
  • HJ467: Commending Saint Anthony Maronite Catholic Church.