Delegate Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington, VA)

Photo of Rip Sullivan
Party
Democratic
District
48: Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
September 2014
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Finance
Age
57
Website
ripsullivan.com
Copatroning Habits
85% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 91% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 73% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
12% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Inside NoVA: Del. Levine picks up challenger within Democratic ranks

February 15, 2017
Among those delegates, he has picked up the endorsements of Dels. Alfonso Lopez (D-49th) and Rip Sullivan (D-48th), but not Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th). Among other local officials, Levine's campaign says it has been endorsed by state Sen. Barbara ...and more »

Daily Press: Bill to pay $1.55M to man wrongfully convicted in Newport News homicide on way to passage

February 15, 2017
"This is clearly a wrong that needs to be righted," said Del. Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan Jr., D-Arlington, the bill's chief sponsor in the House. "We can't give him back his 33 years. Money can't accomplish giving him back what amounts to most of his ...

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): We Need Democratic Recruits in Virginia. And We Need Them Now.

February 9, 2017
That's an impressive feat and speaks to the energy among the folks doing the recruiting (led by Delegate Rip Sullivan and Trent Armitage, Executive Director of the Virginia House Democratic Caucus) as well as rank-and-file Dems who are heeding the call.

WRIC: AG Herring proposes legislation to expand definition of hate crime

January 30, 2017
Another bill from Senator Favola, Delegate Rip Sullivan, and Attorney General will finally update Virginia's definition of ?hate crime? to include disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in addition to crimes motivated by racial ...Herring proposes new resources to protect Virginians from hate crimes13newsnow.comall 58 news articles »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): 2017 Virginia Democratic House Candidates by District

February 10, 2017
The following lists Virginia's 100 House of Delegates districts, the percentage that Mark Warner won in 2014 against Ed Gillespie just to give an idea of the district's partisan ?lean? the geographic makeup of the district; and who the Democratic ...

These are all of the video clips of Rip Sullivan’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2017. There are 1 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB575: Energy efficiency programs; total resource cost test.
  • HB576: Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals established, report.
  • HB1462: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • HB1463: Delinquent taxes; publication of list by governing body or treasurer.
  • HB1464: Felony conviction; compensation for wrongful incarceration.
  • HB1465: Electric energy consumption reduction goal; progress reports.
  • HB1603: Absentee voting; eligibility of certain caregivers.
  • HB1631: Elections; early voting.
  • HB1632: Renewable energy property; tax credit for property placed in service.
  • HB1633: Careless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user.
  • HB1634: Dept of Human Resources Management; criminal background checks; state agency positions.
  • HB1635: Historic rehabilitation; limits amount of tax credits that may be claimed by each taxpayer.
  • HB1636: Energy efficiency programs; total resource cost test.
  • HB1650: Relief; Keith Allen Harward.
  • HB1702: Hate crimes; reporting to State Police.
  • HB1703: Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals.
  • HB1758: Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties.
  • HJ581: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; criteria for electoral districts.
  • HJ592: Commending Jonathan C. Kinney.
  • HJ593: Commending the Woman's Club of Arlington.
  • HJ594: Commending the Lee Highway Alliance.
  • HJ595: Commending Lawrence H. Hoover, Jr.
  • HJ596: Commending First Baptist Church Chesterbrook.
  • HJ598: Commending the Arlington Community Foundation.
  • HJ599: Commending William G. Bouie.
  • HJ600: Celebrating the life of Patricia Ann Logan-Reilly.
  • HJ601: Celebrating the life of Herman J. Obermayer.
  • HJ602: Celebrating the life of Thomas Michael Bello.
  • HJ603: Commending Alan Schuman.
  • HJ714: Commending the McLean High School band.
  • HJ915: Celebrating the life of Roger Dirk Vanderhye.
  • HB26: Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria for drawing districts.
  • HB32: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • HB35: Hate crimes; reporting to State Police.
  • HB67: Voter registration; automatic voter registration.
  • HB68: Elections; early voting.
  • HB234: Nonstock corporations; action without board of directors meeting.
  • HB235: Absentee ballots; electronic transmission by general registrars.
  • HB398: Sales and use tax; refunds.
  • HB399: Income tax, state; withholding taxes, penalties.
  • HB480: Renewable energy property; tax credit for placing into service.
  • HB493: Virginia Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund; created.
  • HB575: Energy efficiency programs; total resource cost test.
  • HB576: Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals established, report.
  • HB647: Tree conservation; locality to post signs on private property that is proposed to be redeveloped.
  • HB700: Claims; Michael Kenneth McAlister.
  • HB701: Felony conviction; compensation for wrongful incarceration.
  • HB1173: Careless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user, penalty.
  • HB1174: Electric energy; consumption reduction goal, report.
  • HJ54: Commending Mary Ann Moran.
  • HJ60: Celebrating the life of Charles Rinker.
  • HJ377: Commending the McLean High School wrestling team.
  • HJ403: Commending Jason Steinbaum.
  • HJ433: Commending the Yorktown High School gymnastics team.
  • HJ514: Commending the Hall's Hill/High View Park neighborhood.
  • HR195: Commending Frank Green.
  • HB1485: Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria.
  • HB1494: State Police; reporting hate crimes.
  • HB1495: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • HB1496: Voter registration lists; interstate cross-checking programs.
  • HB1497: Absentee voting; registered voter using absentee ballot.
  • HB1508: Higher educational institutions; memorandum of understanding and policies.
  • HB1509: Hospitals; required notice to patients.
  • HB1622: Electric utilities; net energy metering.
  • HB1728: Renewable energy property; establishes beginning in 2015 a tax credit to be placed in service.
  • HB1729: Distributed electric generation; establishment of community solar gardens.
  • HB1730: Electric & natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals required for investor-owned utilities.
  • HB1731: Natural Resources, Secretary of; required to report on certain environmental issues.
  • HB1982: Commonwealth Transportation Board; voting.
  • HB1983: Remote access to land records; indemnification.
  • HB2307: Withholding taxes; employer may request a waiver from Tax Commissioner.
  • HJ546: Bostic v. Rainey; gender-specific references, report.
  • HJ551: Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters, residency requirements (first reference).
  • HJ683: Celebrating the life of Edward Leong.
  • HJ863: Celebrating the life of William Broderick Prendergast.