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 »

Virginian-Pilot: How did the 2017 Virginia General Assembly change your life? Let us count the ways

February 26, 2017
Drivers will be required to move a vehicle from the road after a breakdown, accident or other emergency that did not result in injury or death if the vehicle is movable and the driver is capable of safely doing so (HB2022). Del. Ron Villanueva, R ...Virginia General Assembly Sine DieBearing Drift (press release) (blog)all 43 news articles »

Virginian-Pilot: Virginia lawmakers are accepting drastically fewer gifts in post-McDonnell era, data shows

March 9, 2017
Lynwood Lewis and Dels. Barry Knight, Ron Villanueva, Steve Heretick and Joe Lindsey all reporting being taken to a game. Lawmakers have three categories in which to report gifts: ... Including the conferences, Del. Mark Keam, D-Fairfax, led the ...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 ...Distracted driving legislation hits roadblock in VA SenateWWBT NBC12 NewsSlew of General Assembly bills hope to stem distracted driving "epidemic" in VirginiaVirginian-Pilotall 4 news articles »

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Republican Response to State of the Commonwealth Address

January 11, 2017
Senator Dunnavant: ?Good evening, and thank you for joining us following the annual State of the Commonwealth Address. I'm Senator Siobhan Dunnavant from Henrico County.? Delegate Villanueva: ?And I'm Delegate Ron Villanueva from Virginia Beach, ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Ron Villanueva’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 58 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.