Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)

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75: Counties of Brunswick, Dinwiddie (part), Greensville, Isle of Wight (part), Lunenburg (part), Southampton (part), Surry (part), and Sussex (part); Cities of Emporia and Franklin (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Appropriations, Education
Copatroning Habits
70% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 65% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 57% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
57.1% in 2019
Recent Mentions in the Media

Bacon's Rebellion: Virginia Legislators Hear Lies, Smears and Key Omissions in Critical Race Theory-Based Attacks on Schools

November 25, 2020 | 9:27 pm

Brunswicktimes Gazette: Delegate Roslyn Tyler Chairs the Virginia Rural Center

November 25, 2020 | 6:00 pm

Independent-Messenger: Pleasant Grove Church of Christ breaks ground | News

October 29, 2020 | 3:00 am

Independent-Messenger: Gov. Northam announces $65.8 million to increase child care access, help providers

October 21, 2020 | 3:00 am

Blue Virginia: Grading All 140 Virginia General Assembly Members' Twitter Games…Starting with an “A+” For Del. Danica Roem (D-HD13)

October 21, 2020 | 3:00 am

These are all of the video clips of Roslyn Tyler’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 62 video clips in all.


  • HB168: Brodnax, Town of; amending charter, reduces number of town councilmen.
  • HB169: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions.
  • HB1348: Overweight permits; forest products.
  • HB1349: Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of; removes references to Division of Marketing.
  • HB1680: Career and Technical Education Work-Based Learning Guide; Board of Education to review and revise.
  • HB1708: Electronic gaming machines; municipal taxation.
  • HJ29: VDOC; various joint subcommittees to study staffing levels, etc.
  • HJ188: Commending the recipients of the 2020 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards.
  • HJ272: Commending Walmart Supercenter Store 2805.
  • HR4: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Constance Kelly-Rice.
  • HR20: James Solomon Russell Day.
  • HR25: Commending Andrea Carson Johnson.
  • HR35: Commending Rodney A. Robinson.
  • HR39: Commending the Alberta Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
  • HR40: Commending Carrie Weaver Mason-Wyche.
  • HR41: Commending Brunswick County.
  • HR95: Commending Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services.
  • HR98: Celebrating the life of Michele R. Green-Wright.
  • HR179: Celebrating the life of Milton Alan Cain, Jr.
  • HR190: Celebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
  • HR563: Commending Helena Johnson-Henson.
  • HR564: Commending Nikolas Keith Bryant.
  • HR580: Celebrating the life of Arthur Eugene Wiggins.
  • HR596: Celebrating the life of Azaraia Ladaisha Williams.
  • HR597: Celebrating the life of Saraia Monae Squire.
  • HR598: Celebrating the life of Aaliyah Nichole Ramsey.
  • HR599: Celebrating the life of Lawrence Randolph Thomas.
  • HR600: Celebrating the life of Raymond Anderson, Jr.
  • HR601: Celebrating the life of Colleen Reese Weaver Hunnicutt.
  • HB1435: Initiation of a civil action; duties of clerk of general district court.
  • HB1678: Golf carts and utility vehicles; adds Town of Dendron to list of towns that may authorize operation.
  • HB1802: Amber warning lights; vehicles hauling forest products authorized to use.
  • HB1833: Investigations and reports by probation officers; persons eligible for parole.
  • HB2201: State Forester; confidentiality of certain records.
  • HB2675: Initiation of a civil action; duties of clerk of general district court.
  • HB2808: Capron, Town of; new charter (previous charter repealed).
  • HJ601: Commending Piney Grove Baptist Church.
  • HJ602: Celebrating the life of David Allen Price, Sr.
  • HJ652: Commending First Baptist Church of Waverly.
  • HJ750: Commending the Honorable Robert John Cochran Wrenn.
  • HJ751: Commending Gilfield Baptist Church.
  • HJ782: Commending Chapel Grove United Church of Christ.
  • HJ832: Commending the Reverend Clifton Threat.
  • HR212: Commending Steven Tranka, Jr.
  • HR217: VDC; staffing levels, employment conditions, and compensation.
  • HR265: Commending Tim Rife.
  • HR313: Commending Cyliene Montgomery.
  • HR314: Commending the Crater Area Agency on Aging.
  • HR337: Commending Rufus Edmond Tyler, Sr.
  • HR339: Commending Welton Tyler, Sr.
  • HB232: Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources.
  • HB1375: Mental health professional, qualified; broadens definition.
  • HB1418: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created.
  • HB1435: Initiation of a civil action; duties of clerk of general district court.
  • HJ31: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • HJ36: Commending Galilee Baptist Church.
  • HJ367: Commending Angela B. Wilson.
  • HJ532: Commending Olive Branch Baptist Church.
  • HJ533: Commending Lenah Clements.
  • HJ544: Commending Lena Wyche-Clark.
  • HR32: Commending Jackson Owen Combs.
  • HR76: Commending Grant Franklin Hasty.
  • HR126: Commending Preston Battle IV.
  • HB1615: Chief Medical Examiner; appointment, terms, and authority of medical examiners.
  • HB2332: Teachers; compensation at rate competitive with national average salary.
  • HB2363: Teachers; compensation at rate competitive with national average salary.
  • HB2423: Golf carts; use on public highways in Town of Jarratt.
  • HJ550: Commending Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.
  • HJ574: Commending First Baptist Church of Franklin.
  • HJ843: Celebrating the life of Roberta Lee Tyner Naranjo.
  • HJ882: Commending the Mathomank Village Tribe.
  • HJ883: Commending the Wrenn family Fourth of July celebration.
  • HR267: Commending St. Paul's Church of God in Christ.
  • HR288: Commending Piney Grove Baptist Church.
  • HR394: Celebrating the life of Robert C. Williams, Sr.
  • HR402: Commending Noah T. South.
  • HR416: Commending Jonathan Paul.
  • HB471: Service agencies and technicians; certification qualifications.
  • HB472: Service agencies and technicians; certification qualifications.
  • HB1162: Ground water conservation incentive program; State Water Control Bd. to establish voluntary program.
  • HB1208: Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; local representation.
  • HJ12: Commending Bronco Federal Credit Union.
  • HJ49: Commending Wakefield Masonic Lodge No. 198.
  • HJ175: Commending Anthony Willie Artis.
  • HJ222: Commending S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, Inc.
  • HJ280: Commending Robert Earl Hamlin.
  • HJ475: Commending Bobby Conner.
  • HJ476: Commending Carla Martindale.
  • HJ477: Commending Clare Williams.
  • HJ478: Commending Nancy Watson.
  • HR7: Commending Bryant Baptist Church.
  • HR105: Commending the Emporia Rotary Club.
  • HR106: Commending Louise Thornton.
  • HR117: Celebrating the life of Russell C. Schools.
  • HR121: Commending John Cataldo.
  • HR124: Commending James C. Vaughan.
  • HR125: Commending Alice Carol Maitland.
  • HR142: Commending Mars Hill African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
  • HR158: Commending the Honorable Charlie Caple, Jr.
  • HR187: Commending the Stokes family.
  • HB1284: Branchville, Town of; amending charter, elections, terms of office of council members.
  • HB1374: License plates, special; issuance for veterans who have a service-connected disability.
  • HB1484: Schools; approval of annual budgets.
  • HB2197: Broadband Advisory Council; increases membership.
  • HB2255: Lawrenceville, Town of; DOC to convey certain real property to be used for water facilities.
  • HJ760: Celebrating the life of William Rohimbox Morrison, Jr., M.D.
  • HR273: Commending The Improvement Association.
  • HR278: Commending Mercy Seat Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church.
  • HR279: Celebrating the life of Michael Trenton Rose.
  • HB62: Disposal of solid waste fees; Southampton County.
  • HB215: Social services, district board of; process for withdrawal by local governments.
  • HJ31: Corrections, Department of; JLARC to study staffing levels and employment conditions.
  • HJ169: Commending Joseph Wynn.
  • HJ214: Commending Garland W. Baird.
  • HJ326: Commemorating the 300th anniversary of Fort Christanna.
  • HJ360: Commending Aaron S. Huff.
  • HJ424: Commending W. Curtis Outten, Jr.
  • HJ441: Commending Douglas R. Pond.
  • HJ5001: Celebrating the life of Isiah Garfield Hopkins, Sr.
  • HJ5002: Commending New Mount Zion Baptist Church.
  • HJ5023: Commending Virginia Diner, Inc.
  • HJ5049: Commending Tyler Jackson Whitley.
  • HJ5064: Commending Oliver W. Spencer, Jr.
  • HJ5065: Commending Austin N. Dixon.
  • HJ5066: Commending Virginia National Guard 1710th Transportation Company.
  • HJ5068: Celebrating the life of Robert H. Conner.
  • HJ5078: Commending Charles Edward Smith, Jr.
  • HJ5082: Commending Dr. Philip Lee Worrell.
  • HJ5091: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. George H. Studivant.
  • HJ5092: Commending Benjamin Jackson Holland.
  • HJ5093: Celebrating the life of George Malvin Carter.
  • HJ5115: Commending Roberta Naranjo.
  • HJ5148: Commending Main Street Baptist Church.
  • HJ5149: Commending the Greensville Retired Teachers Association.
  • HJ5150: Celebrating the life of Marcus Dwayne Pair.
  • HJ5240: Celebrating the life of Roberta Neal Coldiron Rickers.
  • HR103: Celebrating the life of Percy Lee House, III.
  • HR160: Commending Aaron S. Huff.
  • HR501: Commending Cass Creech.
  • HR535: Commending Tyler Jackson Whitley.
  • HR536: Commending Austin N. Dixon.
  • HR537: Commending Charles Edward Smith, Jr.
  • HR552: Commending Arthur A. Johnson.
  • HB1459: Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; definition of law-enforcement officer.
  • HB1460: Tolls; prohibits on Interstate Route 95 without approval of General Assembly.
  • HB1797: Transient occupancy tax; adds Greensville County to list of counties authorized to levy.
  • HB2270: Social services, district board of; process for withdrawal by local governing body of county, etc.
  • HJ585: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • HJ586: Agricultural and forestry products; weight limits on interstate highways.
  • HJ728: Commending the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • HR132: Commending Grant Bradley.
  • HR156: Commending Saint Matthew's Baptist Church.
  • HR162: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Lynne J. Bradley.
  • HR189: Commending Little Bethel Baptist Church.
  • HR228: Commending the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce.
  • HB204: Franklin, City of; charter.
  • HB205: Law-Enforcement Procedural Guarantee Act; definition of law-enforcement officer.
  • HB778: Tolls; prohibits on Interstate 95 without approval of General Assembly.
  • HR12: Commending Forrest Daniel South.
  • HR25: Celebrating the life of Martha Anderson Rollings.
  • HR27: Commending Bennett Feild Owen.
  • HR28: Commending Robert H. Conner.
  • HR44: Commending Walter D. Brown III.
  • HR52: Commending Marc L. Finney.
  • HR53: Commending Linda B. Richardson.
  • HR56: Celebrating the life of Harris L. Parker.
  • HR59: Commending Doretha E. Moody.
  • HR60: Commending John V. Talmage.
  • HR61: Commending Glover W. Pegram.
  • HR62: Commending T. Wayne Birdsong.
  • HR63: Commending Wayne M. Harrell.
  • HR64: Commending Anita Felts.
  • HR65: Commending Moses Wyche.
  • HR503: Commending Walter Luther Young, Jr.
  • HR504: Commending Nellie Dugger Williams.
  • HR507: Commending Louise Mont-Tucker.
  • HR508: Commending Robert Christian Rickers.
  • HR540: Commending the Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HR593: Commending Charles Edward Turner.
  • HB1743: Nottoway River; extends portion that is designated as a component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
  • HB1744: Redesignation of joint enterprise zones; Department of Housing & Community Development to expand.
  • HB2354: Charter; City of Franklin.
  • HB2355: Transient Occupancy Tax; adds Brunswick County to those localities authorized to impose.
  • HB2432: Law-enforcement officer; definition.
  • HJ596: Corrections Officer Day; designating as March 16, 2011, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ839: Celebrating the life of Samuel Ernest Bush, Jr.
  • HR57: Celebrating the life of Homer R. Pond.
  • HR84: Commending Justin Grant.
  • HB136: Blackwater River; designates a portion as component of State Scenic Rivers System.
  • HB137: Solid waste disposal; Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties to levy fees upon each household.
  • HB1226: Veterans Day; adds Global War on Terrorism, etc., to wars that are honored.
  • HB1302: Roanoke River Rails-to-Trails, Inc.; conveyance of certain property in Town of Lawrenceville.
  • HB1303: Jet bases; removes localities that have auxiliary landing fields from certain existing provisions.
  • HJ32: Nottoway Indian Tribe; State extends recognition and grants representation on VCI.
  • HJ171: Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe; General Assembly to extend state recognition thereto, etc.
  • HJ337: Commending Rosebud Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ338: Commending the Town of Boykins on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • HJ414: Celebrating the life of Anna Leola Jones Studivant.
  • HJ473: Commending Zion Baptist Church.
  • HR23: Commending Kiara N. Lee.
  • HB1713: Holland-Councill Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 58 business bridge over Blackwater River.
  • HB1714: Diversionary cash assistance; revises limitation on receipt of one-time assistance to one payment.
  • HB1715: Admissions tax; adds Greensville County to list of those that may impose at events.
  • HB2405: Health Professions, Department of; may release information for determining shortage designations.
  • HB2521: Health insurance; coverage for length of hospital inpatient stay for mother and newborn.
  • HJ656: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ832: Celebrating the life of Edwin Carter Nettles, Jr.
  • HJ839: Commending the Franklin High School football team
  • HJ870: Celebrating the life of Jameer Khamarie Woodley.
  • HJ948: Celebrating the life of Shirley Lee Turner Williams.
  • HJ977: Commending Gabby Gatten.
  • HB1214: Trees, state-owned; increases minimum threshold for sales thereof from state forests.
  • HB1215: Charter; City of Emporia.
  • HB1216: Planning time for school teachers.
  • HB1217: Charter; Town of Lawrenceville.
  • HB1464: Trooper Robert A. Hill Memorial Bridge; designating as bridge over Route 58 in Southampton County.
  • HJ215: Jails, local and regional; joint subcommittee to study mental health services.
  • HJ406: Commending Mount Calvary Baptist Church on the occasion of its 115th anniversary.
  • HJ494: Commending Samantha Urquhart.
  • HJ516: Commending Sidney Rawls III.
  • HJ517: Commending Anita Renee Ricks.
  • HB1593: Childhood obesity; Board of Education & Health Department establish standards to prevent thereof.
  • HB2460: Charter; Town of Boykins.
  • HB2809: National Guard; employment protection.
  • HJ726: Healthy Virginians/Healthy Students Week.
  • HJ727: Childhood obesity; local school divisions encouraged to continue efforts to address.
  • HJ845: Celebrating the life of Senior Trooper Robert A. Hill, Sr.
  • HJ969: Commending Chapel Hill Baptist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary
  • HJ997: Commending the Pegram Family.
  • HR89: Commending Ebony Thompson.
  • HR91: Commending Lucas Mineika.
  • HB1590: Teachers; salary should equal or surpass national average for those in public schools.
  • HB1591: Office of Small Business Advocacy; created.
  • HB1592: Farm produce; allows farmers to sell if they meet certain conditions, penalty.
  • HB1593: Childhood obesity; prevention and reduction in public schools.
  • HJ471: Celebrating the life of Linwood Brown, Jr.
  • HJ516: Commending Alton F. Owen, Sr.
  • HJ517: Commending Kelsey Pedigo.
  • HJ5029: Commending Sunbeam Baptist Church.
  • HJ5069: Commending Dale W. Baird.
  • HJ5166: Commending the Davis family and the Davis and Sons Truck Terminal; 50th anniversary.
  • HR30: Commending Darius Hargrove.
  • HR31: Commending Caleb Pearson.