Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)

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58: Counties of Albemarle (part), Fluvanna (part), Greene, and Rockingham (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2002
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice (Chair), Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 90% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 67% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
33.3% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

A voter's guide to the Nov. 6 ballot:

November 1, 2018
  Fluvanna ReviewFull coverage

State funding for schools lags locally:

October 22, 2018
  The Daily ProgressFull coverage

Va. criminal database missing 750000 cases used for gun and background checks, crime scene investigations:

October 28, 2018
  Washington PostVa. database missing 750000 cases used for gun and background checks, investigations  Stars and StripesFull coverage

Cutting them off: Owners ponder limits on alcohol at parties:

November 14, 2018
  Del Rio News HeraldFull coverage

Sounds Like San Diego: Nov. 10:

November 10, 2018
  NBC 7 San Diego (blog)Full coverage

These are all of the video clips of Rob Bell’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 188 video clips in all.


  • HB480: Restitution; enforcement.
  • HB481: Jury service; deferral of service if full-time student.
  • HB482: Witness testimony; accompanied by certified facility dogs.
  • HB483: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; restitution owed to victims.
  • HB484: Restitution; probation.
  • HB485: Restitution; payments of defendant on supervised probation.
  • HB496: Students who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs.
  • HB497: Students who receive home instruction; dual enrollment courses in local school division.
  • HB499: Nursing, Board of; regulations governing identification badges.
  • HB505: Traffic signs; people with disabilities, posting of signs on certain roadways.
  • HB511: Child abuse or neglect; sex offenders, investigations, reports to law enforcement.
  • HB514: Search warrants; unattended deaths.
  • HB515: Custody and visitation; rights of parents with a disability.
  • HB516: Food establishment inspections; exemptions for private homes where resident processes yogurt.
  • HB517: Involuntary commitment of a juvenile; notification of parents.
  • HB519: Violent felony; definition, assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer, etc.
  • HB521: Virtual Virginia; enrollment in online learning program during school year to be open, etc.
  • HB620: Prosecutions, limitation of; certain felonies.
  • HB621: Cobalt poisoning; notice to patients of risk.
  • HB622: Sex offenders; prohibited entry onto school property, penalty.
  • HB623: Law enforcement; false reports, penalty.
  • HB827: School buses, new; Board of Education to promulgate regulations requiring extended warning signs.
  • HB840: Victim telephone numbers and email addresses; confidentiality of information in criminal cases.
  • HB841: Criminal cases; admissibility of prior inconsistent statements.
  • HB1193: Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; commitment for inpatient hospitalization.
  • HB1546: County courthouse; provisions regarding removal.
  • HB1604: Health instruction; instruction to incorporate standards to recognize dimensions of mental health.
  • HJ118: Independent living communities; Department of Social Services to study regulation of communities.
  • HJ235: Commending Beth Laine.
  • HB602: Petit larceny; prior convictions, penalty.
  • HB625: Minors; abduction for purpose of prostitution.
  • HB754: Domestic violence-related misdemeanors; enhanced penalty.
  • HB1578: Students who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs (Tebow Bill).
  • HB1782: Corrections, State Board of; membership, powers and duties, review of deaths of inmates.
  • HB1783: Prisoners; mental health screening upon admission to a local correctional facility.
  • HB1784: Forensic discharge planning services; local and regional correctional facilities.
  • HB1785: Emergency vehicles, privately owned volunteer; exemptions and requirements.
  • HB1855: Court-ordered restitution; form order, enforcement, noncompliance, etc.
  • HB1856: Restitution; supervised probation.
  • HB1922: Financial exploitation of adults; reporting to local law enforcement and State Police.
  • HB1928: Felony homicide; certain drug offenses constitute second degree murder, penalty.
  • HB2007: Students who receive home instruction; dual enrollment courses.
  • HB2338: Restitution; priority of payments.
  • HB2339: Probation violations; intermediate sanctions.
  • HB2343: Voter registration list maintenance; voters identified as having duplicate registrations.
  • HB2462: Inpatient psychiatric hospital admission; defendant found incompetent.
  • HB2467: Driving on a suspended or revoked license; period of suspension.
  • HJ629: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); charter schools.
  • HJ630: Study; study the efficacy of the sheriff of any locality supervising animal control officers.
  • HJ637: Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth