Delegate Paula Miller (D-Norfolk)

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Took Office
January 2005
Left Office
January 2012
Copatroning Habits
63% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 86% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 55% of them are Democrats.
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Virginian-Pilot: In 89th District, race features 2 newcomers. But one has a long political legacy.

November 1, 2017
When Jay Jones began roaming the halls of the Virginia Capitol two decades ago, he was just a kid trying to spend time with his lawmaker dad, Jerrauld C. Jones. As the younger Jones grew older, he landed a gig as a General Assembly page and later ...

Daily Press: Gerrymandering in Virginia: Is the pen mightier than the vote?

June 24, 2017
Political newcomer Robin Abbott had a decided advantage in 2009, when she snagged the 93rd District House of Delegates seat from a longtime incumbent. Republican state Del. Phil Hamilton was under investigation for bribery. Hamilton had represented ...Democrats - Greenwich TimeGreenwich TimeDemocrats - Laredo Morning TimesLaredo Morning Timesall 246 news articles »

Virginian-Pilot: Jay Jones wins big in 89th House District Democratic primary

June 13, 2017
Jerrauld ?Jay? Jones, a 28-year-old lawyer whose father represented the district for 14 years as a delegate, won in his first foray into politics. Jones won 67 ... Paula Miller and Algie Howell while in college and was a page in middle school. His dad ...

Virginian-Pilot: On paper, these two Norfolk-area House candidates seem to have similar qualifications ? so where do they differ?

June 9, 2017
Both are 28 and that means either would be among the youngest lawmakers in the General Assembly next year (Del. Those in the 89th District likely recognize his dad's name: Jerrauld C. Jones, who served as the district's delegate from 1988 to 2002.and more »

These are all of the video clips of Paula Miller’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 24 video clips in all.


  • HB1423: Marijuana, synthetic; penalties for possession, intent to sell, distribute, etc.
  • HB1460: Public officials; any person who threatens to kill or injure is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB1562: Home/electronic incarceration; good conduct credits.
  • HB1563: Good conduct credits; failure to comply with order or decree for support.
  • HB1564: Lien of keeper of garage; storage charges.
  • HB1565: Court records; secure remote access restrictions do not apply to secure access by attorneys, etc.
  • HB1812: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption for certain police officers.
  • HB1886: Crabbing area; clarifies boundaries where taking or catching of crabs is prohibited.
  • HB2489: Sheriffs' offices vehicles; allows a sheriff to approve display of advertisements.
  • HB2490: Campus police; report of certain incidents to local law-enforcement agency.
  • HB2526: Service handguns; purchase of weapon when resignation in good standing.
  • HJ677: Virginia State Police workforce; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study pay equity.
  • HJ778: Celebrating the life of Robert B. Smithwick.
  • HJ824: Commending the Norfolk Christian High School boys' basketball team.
  • HJ825: Commending the Norfolk Christian High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ826: Commending the Norfolk Christian High School football team.
  • HJ877: Commending Virginia Wesleyan College on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ880: Celebrating the life of Albert Teich, Jr.
  • HB254: Juvenile records; DJJ to provide information in an investigation of criminal street gang.
  • HB255: Gang membership reporting; Juvenile Justice to enter names in Organized Criminal Gang File.
  • HB256: Prisons; disposal of unclaimed personal property of prisoner.
  • HB1233: Virginia National Guard; if called to active duty by Governor, health care, etc., will continue.
  • HB1248: Prostitution; expands to a Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB1256: Concealed weapon; certain law-enforcement officers who have resigned eligible to carry.
  • HB1257: Service handguns; certain law-enforcement officers eligible for retirement may purchase.
  • HJ151: Norfolk's Light Rail project; Auditor of Public Accounts to conduct financial audit, report.
  • HJ208: Commending Mary Calcott Elementary School.
  • HJ229: Commending Captain Richard Phillips.
  • HJ438: Commending the Episcopal Church of the Advent on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HR35: Commending the Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School Blue Crab Bowl team.
  • HB273: Interscholastic activities; exclusive use of wood baseball bats.
  • HB1880: Rail & Public Transportation, Dept. of; carry out state safety & security oversight responsibility.
  • HB1881: Absentee voting; ballot may be sent electronically, if voter requests so, if located outside State.
  • HB1987: Driver's license; suspension for failure to pay jail fees related to prisoner's keep.
  • HB1988: Elections; removes curbside voting for persons age 65 and older, are entitled to vote absentee.
  • HB1989: Civil immunity; officers and directors of certain local civic league or community organizations.
  • HB2492: Assault & battery; penalty when committed against Metro Washington Airport Authority police officer.
  • HB2493: Prisoner keep; increases amount locality may charge inmate to defray costs associated therewith.
  • HB2574: Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person thereunder, payment to beneficiaries.
  • HJ670: Celebrating the life of Charles Francis, Jr.
  • HJ671: Commending Ocean View Elementary School.
  • HJ672: Commending Willoughby Elementary School.
  • HJ673: Commending the Tidewater Winds on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
  • HJ743: Celebrating the life of Joan Gifford.
  • HJ744: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Theodore Alfred Bashford.
  • HJ820: Commending Carolyn LeCroy.
  • HJ851: Commending Holy Trinity School on the occasion of its 85th anniversary.
  • HJ852: Commending W. Randy Wright.
  • HJ924: Celebrating the life of George S. Hughes.
  • HJ960: Commending Lee's Friends on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
  • HB268: High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; violations in Hampton Roads Planning District.
  • HB269: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital Foundatn.
  • HB270: Real estate tax; exemptions for elderly and handicapped persons in certain cities and counties.
  • HB271: Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person.
  • HB272: Constitutional amendment; exempts certain homeowners from taxation (submitting to qualified voters).
  • HB273: Interscholastic activities; exclusive use of wood baseball bats.
  • HB681: Real estate tax; exemptions and deferrals for certain residential or farm property.
  • HB682: Detention center incarceration program; placement of defendant with Department of Corrections.
  • HB683: Real estate tax; reports by owners of income-producing property.
  • HB956: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; physical evidence recovery kit examinations reimbursements.
  • HB1117: Alcoholic beverage control; suspension and revocation of licenses if meeting place of street gang.
  • HB1118: Real estate tax; exemptions and deferrals for certain residential or farm property.
  • HB1119: Derelict structures; locality authorized to impose fee on record owner.
  • HJ56: Constitutional amendment; exempts certain homeowners from taxation (second reference).
  • HJ280: Commending Thomas R. Smigiel, Jr.
  • HJ418: Commending Tidewater Community College on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
  • HJ489: Commending the Ocean View Lions Club on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • HJ519: Commending the ACCESS College Foundation on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • HJ541: Celebrating the life of Cayce Eileen Castelow.
  • HJ552: Commending the Norfolk 17.
  • HB2183: Driver's license; suspension thereof for failure to pay jail fees.
  • HB2184: Law-enforcement officer; shall be accused of crime by indictment only.
  • HB2185: Sex Offenses and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registrants to submit email address.
  • HB2186: Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person.
  • HB2187: High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; increases fines for drivers in Hampton Roads Planning District.
  • HB3048: Emergency management plans; local and interjurisdictional agency to review.
  • HB3051: Private attorney or collection agency; may collect fines, etc., and have access to DMV records.
  • HB3066: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use thereof by certain drivers.
  • HB3103: Income tax, state; provides nonrefundable tax credit to police officers and certain firefighters.
  • HB3117: Criminal Justice Services Board; increases membership for Committee on Training.
  • HJ813: Celebrating the life of D. Marilyn Doheny.
  • HJ820: Celebrating the life of Walter J. Zakrzewski.
  • HR73: Celebrating the life of William Inman Dillon.
  • HB1444: Real estate tax; exemptions for elderly and disabled in City of Norfolk.
  • HB1493: Address Confidentiality Program; established to protect victims of domestic violence.
  • HB1494: Driver's licenses, provisional; restriction on using cellular phones and wireless devices.
  • HJ175: Commending Sharon I. Byrdsong.
  • HJ176: Commending the Norfolk Public Schools.
  • HJ229: Mentoring Month and Thank Your Mentor Day in Virginia.
  • HJ438: Commending Eleanor Field Bradshaw.
  • HJ5121: Celebrating the life of Ann Kennedy Hedgepeth.