Delegate Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)

Photo of Ron Villanueva
Party
Republican
District
21: Cities of Chesapeake (part) and Virginia Beach (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Science and Technology, Transportation (Chair)
Age
46
Website
delegatevillanueva.com
Twitter
@http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/74495334.rss
Copatroning Habits
80% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 67% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
24% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

The former member of the Virginia Beach City Council holds a degree from Old Dominion University. He's a former member of the Coast Guard Reserve, and owns a small office supply contractor.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: McAuliffe will veto bill that would allow guns in emergency shelters

February 21, 2017
Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to veto a bill that would prevent government agencies from enforcing gun bans at emergency shelters, a spokesman said Tuesday. ?He doesn't believe that we should be injecting more firearms into situations that are often ...and more »

wtvr.com: Legislators unveil several bills targeting 'distracted driving'

January 24, 2017
Legislators unveil several bills targeting 'distracted driving'Del. Ron Villanueva, R-Virginia Beach, and Del. Tag Greason, R-Potomac Falls, have introduced legislation to educate young people about the dangers of distracted driving. Under Villanueva's proposal, HB 2015, people who use the E-ZPass electronic toll ...Slew of General Assembly bills hope to stem distracted driving "epidemic" in VirginiaVirginian-PilotDistracted driving legislation hits roadblock in VA SenateWWBT NBC12 NewsState Delegates and Senator Introduce Measures Regarding Distracted DrivingPrince William Living (press release) (blog)all 4 news articles »

Omaha World-Herald: Delivery robots ready to roll

January 29, 2017
?When I first saw it, I thought, 'Oh, a cooler on wheels,' ? said Del. Ron Villanueva, who's sponsoring the House bill. But the Republican became more interested after hearing about the robot's uses. He says it could benefit consumers, who are relying ...and more »

The Loudoun Tribune: Greason, House Delegates Introduce Bills to Fight Distracted Driving

January 25, 2017
On Jan. 24, Del. Tag Greason (R-32) joined fellow state delegates Rich Anderson (R-51) and Ron Villanueva (R-21) at a press conference in Richmond, Virginia, to showcase their efforts to fight distracting driving. Anderson presented HB 1834, which will ...and more »

Daily Press: Legislative notebook: Robot coolers and expected vetoes

January 31, 2017
The House of Delegates is near passing legislation that would make it illegal to use a cell phone in a highway construction zone. House Bill 1606, from Del. Ron Villanueva, R-Virginia Beach, would only apply when there are workers in the construction area.and more »

These are all of the video clips of Ron Villanueva’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 56 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1042: Toll facility operators or their agents; exempted from charges for information supplied by DMV.
  • HB1098: Chiropractic, practice of; expands definition.
  • HB1346: Commonwealth Transportation Board; increases regional membership.
  • HB1606: Handheld personal communications devices; use of devices in highway work zones.
  • HB1688: Practice of chiropractic; certain medical evaluations.
  • HB2015: DRIVE SMART Virginia Education Fund; created.
  • HB2016: Electric personal delivery devices; operation on sidewalks and shared-use paths
  • HB2017: Virginia Public Procurement Act; bid, performance, and payment bonds, waiver by localities.
  • HB2018: Virginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act; established, report.
  • HB2019: Transportation network company partner; vehicle registration repeal.
  • HB2020: Temporary driver's licenses, permits, or special identification cards; requirements for issuance.
  • HB2021: Norfolk Southern Railway right-of-way; public transit or multimodal transportation projects.
  • HB2022: Transportation, Department of; traffic incident response and management.
  • HB2023: Highway maintenance payments; bicycle lanes.
  • HB2026: Property and bulk property carriers; regulation, combines authorities.
  • HB2229: Electronic credentials; creates standards for DMV in issuing, reviewing, etc., report.
  • HB2260: Higher educational institutions, baccalaureate public; to employ a full-time ombudsmen.
  • HB2269: Motor vehicle safety inspection; Superintendent shall provide information upon written request.
  • HJ688: Study; joint committee to study the expansion of the Norfolk Airport Authority membership.
  • HJ689: Study; joint subcommittee to study public transportation in Hampton Roads; report.
  • HJ690: Study; joint subcommittee to study mega-region airport in Greater Hampton Roads; report.
  • HR347: Celebrating the life of Jose Monge Montano, Jr.
  • HR348: Celebrating the life of Manuel Abuan Hipol, M.D.
  • HB329: Amber lights, flashing; allows publicly owner or operated transit buses to use.
  • HB351: Virginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act; created.
  • HB426: Battery; punishment when against public transportation operators, penalty.
  • HB429: Virginia Human Rights Act; public employment, prohibited discrimination.
  • HB430: Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person.
  • HB432: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public access to certain criminal investigative files.
  • HB433: Concealed handguns; revocation of permit.
  • HB434: Private security services providers and personnel; licensure, waiver, etc.
  • HB501: Request for Proposal; design-build transportation projects.
  • HB507: Motor vehicle safety inspection; requirement for purchaser of a trailer, etc., from an auto auction.
  • HB1042: Toll facility operators or their agents; exempted from charges for information supplied by DMV.
  • HB1086: Certificates of death; electronic registration.
  • HB1098: Practice of chiropractic; expands definition.
  • HB1099: Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility.
  • HB1101: Automatic notification of registration of sex offenders; common interest communities.
  • HB1111: Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; distribution of moneys.
  • HB1269: Vehicles owned or leased by maritime cargo terminal owners or operators.
  • HB1346: Commonwealth Transportation Board; regional membership.
  • HR152: Celebrating the life of Joseph John DellaVecchio, Jr.
  • HR162: Commending Law Enforcement United.
  • HR185: Commending the Virginia Arts Festival.
  • HR248: Commending James K. Spore.
  • HR249: Commending Bruce W. Edwards.
  • HR258: Celebrating the life of Wilfredo Osorio Darang.
  • HR259: Celebrating the life of Criselda dela Cruz Fernandez.
  • HB651: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; inspection of buildings, exception.
  • HB908: Contract passenger carriers; eliminates certain requirements.
  • HB910: Renewable energy property; tax credits for placing into service.
  • HB1257: Virginia Sports Authority; created.
  • HB1643: Virginia Human Rights Act; public employment; prohibited discrimination; sexual orientation.
  • HB1644: Commonwealth Transportation Board; membership chosen from congressional districts.
  • HB1649: Stationary refuse-collection vehicles; procedure for passing and overtaking.
  • HB1650: Renewable energy property; establishes grants for placing into service.
  • HB1800: Open-end lending by banks, savings institutions, etc.; determining grace period.
  • HB1802: Certification of death; signing medical form, if not in timely manner Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HB1803: Surface transportation and removal service; registration, manager of record.
  • HB1806: Workers' compensation; exclusion of certain truck owner-operators.
  • HB1987: Consumer finance company loans; permitted charges.
  • HB2184: Salvage, nonrepairable, and rebuilt vehicles; requirements and practices of certain dealers.
  • HB2205: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; Commonwealth Resilience Fund established.
  • HB2342: Salvage license; salvage advertising and display.
  • HB2346: Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility.
  • HJ42: Transportation; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study equity of funding.
  • HJ601: JLARC; to study equity of funding.
  • HJ648: Discriminatory practices; Virginia Housing Commission to study.
  • HJ904: Celebrating the life of Clarence Harvey Byler.
  • HJ917: Celebrating the life of Angeles H. Delloro.
  • HB295: Livable Home Tax Credit; increases total amount granted for program.
  • HB296: Comprehensive plans; alignment of transportation infrastructure and facilities.
  • HB477: Electronic summons system; fees.
  • HB478: Emergency custody orders; duration, extension.
  • HB479: Temporary detention; time during which a person may be held, 48 hours notice to leave facility.
  • HB480: Domestic international sales corporations (DISC); exempt from income taxation.
  • HB481: Seized drugs and paraphernalia; forfeiture to law enforcement.
  • HB482: Motor vehicle safety belts; failure to wear enforceable as a primary offense.
  • HB483: RS&UT; exemption includes sales made by a private establishment on any U. S. military base.
  • HB562: Virginia Human Rights Act; public employment, prohibited discrimination, sexual orientation.
  • HB651: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; inspection of buildings, exception.
  • HB908: Contract passenger carriers; eliminates certain requirements.
  • HB910: Renewable energy property; tax credits for placing into service.
  • HB1062: Banks; minimum capital stock requirement.
  • HB1063: Renewable energy property; tax credits for installing.
  • HB1090: Statewide transportation technology programs; STO & VDOT shall revise and update programs.
  • HB1257: Virginia Sports Authority; created.
  • HB1258: Virginia Small Business Financing Authority; expands definition of eligible business.
  • HJ42: Transportation; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study equity of funding.
  • HJ306: Celebrating the life of Thomas H. Wilson.
  • HJ324: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Sean Christopher Snyder.
  • HJ5007: Celebrating the life of Amor Villanueva Avila.
  • HJ5008: Celebrating the life of Armand James DeBellis.
  • HJ5009: Celebrating the life of Remelito B. Compuesto.
  • HJ5010: Commending Charles E. Johnson, Jr.
  • HJ5024: Commending Pharrell Williams.
  • HB334: Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for State businesses.
  • HB1519: Community Integration Advisory Commission; extends sunset provision.
  • HB1520: Absentee voting; persons eligible to vote by absentee ballot.
  • HB1521: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; designation of tourism activity zones, etc.
  • HB1522: Personal property tax; classification of motor vehicles leased by locality/constitutional officer.
  • HB1523: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes hurricane preparedness equipment.
  • HB1524: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; records of minors participating in park and recreation program.
  • HB1823: Public procurement; posting by local public bodies of procurement opportunities.
  • HB1826: Law-enforcement officers; exceptions to territorial limits.
  • HB1828: Rail transportation; DRPT to purchase land for construction of lines.
  • HB1830: State Police, Department of; accident reports may be retained in hard copy or electronic form.
  • HB2105: Junkyards; policy and definitions.
  • HB2106: Traffic regulation; conforms Title 46.2 to changes to Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
  • HB2319: Hampton Roads Sports Facility Authority; name change.
  • HB2320: Sports or entertainment arena; City of Virginia Beach may construct for professional sports teams.
  • HJ651: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • HJ851: Commending Green Run High School.
  • HJ852: Commending Landstown High School.
  • HJ853: Commending Salem High School.
  • HJ854: Commending Paula Johnson.
  • HR133: Commending the Paul Harris family.
  • HB328: Uniform Statewide Building Code; online submission of building permit applications.
  • HB329: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemptions.
  • HB330: Transplant Council; authorized to hire its own employees, etc.
  • HB331: Obscenity; modifies educational, artistic, and theatrical exemption to obscenity laws.
  • HB332: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; general provisions applicable to penalties.
  • HB333: Economic development sites; fund for access roads.
  • HB334: Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for State businesses.
  • HB335: Income tax, state and corporate; deduction for investors in small businesses.
  • HB944: Sexually violent predators; conducting probable cause hearing.
  • HB945: Virginia Public Procurement Act; performance and payment bonds on transportation-related projects.
  • HB1193: Public procurement; posting by local public bodies of procurement opportunities.
  • HJ375: Commending the Volcom Give Jeans a Chance 2011 program in Virginia.
  • HJ5023: Commending Peter K. Mueller.
  • HR40: Celebrating the life of Jizeng Chen.
  • HB790: Defacement removal; localities to charge owners of occupied property actual cost.
  • HB1948: Virginia Fusion Intelligence Center; changes requirement that data be reviewed every three years.
  • HB1949: Virginia Small Business Financing Authority; definition of eligible business.
  • HB1950: Livable home tax credit; increases maximum amount, real estate developers eligible to receive.
  • HB1951: Public Procurement Act; raises minimum contract amount required for bid, performance, etc.
  • HB1952: Circuit courts; City of Virginia Beach to assume salaries and expenses of clerk's office.
  • HB1953: Virginia Fusion Intelligence Center; receive & integrate criminal-related intelligence information.
  • HB1954: Obscenity; modifies educational, artistic, and theatrical exemption to laws.
  • HB1955: NCMEC; law enforcement to forward digital images of child pornography to Center.
  • HB1967: Attorney fees; collection of unpaid fines, etc.
  • HB2119: Illegal gambling; amends definitions.
  • HB2120: Patriot Crossing; VDOT to review unsolicited proposal to add capacity to Intermodal Connector I-664.
  • HB2121: Substitute judges; judge of district court shall live within boundaries which he serves.
  • HB2419: Retail Sales & Use Tax; revenue distribution to certain public facilities.
  • HB2420: Televisions; prohibits use in a motor vehicle where screen is visible to driver while driving.
  • HB2493: Public officials; any person who threatens to kill or injure is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • HJ618: Health insurance; small business acting collectively to obtain, report.
  • HJ937: Commending the Hampton Roads Stuff the Bus toy collection program.
  • HB787: Offshore energy resources; production & development permitted 50 miles off Atlantic shoreline.
  • HB788: HOV lanes; allows certain military personnel to use in Hampton Roads regardless of passengers.
  • HB789: Public Procurement Act; increases cost of construction for which state or local public body may use.
  • HB790: Defacement removal; localities to charge owners of occupied property actual cost.
  • HB1383: Zoning appeals, Board of; no action of board shall be valid unless authorized by majority.
  • HJ266: Commending Virginia Task Force 2.