Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)

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Party
Republican
District
13: Loudoun County (Part), Prince William County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Left Office
January 2020
Age
75
Website
dickblack4senate.com
Copatroning Habits
70% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 65% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 57% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
30% in 2019
Recent Mentions in the Media

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Purcellville mayor proposes Sister City relationship with town in Guyana

January 27, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

Loudoun Now: Purcellville Mayor’s Guyanese Sister City Idea Divides Council

January 20, 2020 | 3:00 am
  

Richmond.com: Loudoun County newspaper publisher sentenced to prison for fraud

December 14, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Richmond.com: Senate GOP picks Norment as minority leader; McDougle remains caucus chairman

November 22, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Antiwar.com: Combat Vet Senator Richard Black Fighting the War Party

November 17, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Dick Black’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2012. There are 182 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB48: Concealed handgun; eligibility to carry openly within Commonwealth.
  • SB816: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; disclosure by local government officers.
  • SB865: Standards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests.
  • SB957: Conditional rezoning proffer; exemption from certain requirements.
  • SB1010: Health insurance; coverage for Lyme disease therapy.
  • SB1021: Driver education programs; home instruction.
  • SB1024: Place of religious worship; carrying dangerous weapon.
  • SB1041: Va. Telephone Privacy Protection Act; joint liability of seller & telephone solicitor for violation.
  • SB1044: Parking ordinances; enforcement by locality with a population of at least 40,000.
  • SB1153: Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracting, limitations.
  • SB1154: Traffic infractions; not encompassed by reckless or improper driving.
  • SB1155: Screening of trash receptacles; local option.
  • SB1156: Sanctuary policies; policies prohibited that restrict enforcement of federal immigration laws.
  • SB1157: Trespass; service of process, immunity.
  • SB1158: Carrying a concealed handgun; permit not required.
  • SB1159: Family life education; female genital mutilation.
  • SB1275: Junior Reserve Officer Training programs; availability to students receiving home instruction.
  • SB1468: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; analysis of projects.
  • SB1524: Conditional rezoning proffers; extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions.
  • SB1718: Reading diagnostic tools; Department of Education to develop and submit plan.
  • SJ254: Dulles Greenway; purchase of Greenway by VDOT.
  • SJ255: Commending U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • SJ273: Commending the Loudoun County High School marching band.
  • SJ308: Commending the Loudoun County Sheriff's Department.
  • SJ328: Celebrating the life of Evelynn Belle Ware.
  • SJ333: Commending Falcon Heating and Air Conditioning.
  • SJ356: Commending the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging.
  • SR150: Commending M. Siddique Sheikh.
  • SR152: Commending Sunil Singh.
  • SR154: Commending Yvonne Bunn.
  • SB47: Female genital mutilation; increases criminal penalty to Class 2 felony.
  • SB48: Concealed handgun; eligibility to carry openly within Commonwealth.
  • SB71: Service of process; domestic limited liability company.
  • SB84: Fleet vehicles; temporary registration, penalty.
  • SB92: Loudoun County; agreements for treasurer to collect and enforce real & personal property taxes.
  • SB109: Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants.
  • SB124: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB125: Value engineering; raises minimum project cost.
  • SB166: Telecommunications; Dept. of Historic Resources to convene work group to examine Sect. 106 review.
  • SB186: Unmanned aircraft by a locality; search warrant, exception.
  • SB269: Medicare patients; patient notice of observation or outpatient status.
  • SB270: School property; unrecorded encumbrances.
  • SB283: Fiber optics and other communications infrastructure; identifying during road construction projects.
  • SB384: Fiber optics and other communications infrastructure; identifying during road construction projects.
  • SB816: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; disclosure by local government officers.
  • SB865: Standards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests.
  • SB898: Tolling; Northern Virginia.
  • SB957: Conditional rezoning proffer; exemption from certain requirements.
  • SJ13: 2016 conditional rezoning proffer reform bill; joint committee to study.
  • SJ15: Commending Pakistani Americans in Virginia.
  • SJ16: Indian Americans in Virginia; commemorating 70th Independence Day of India.
  • SJ73: Commemorating the anniversaries of the Hungarian Revolution.
  • SJ94: Commending Doug and Sally Coiner.
  • SJ95: Commending the American Heritage Girls.
  • SJ96: Commending the Viking Division.
  • SJ141: Commending the Loudoun County School Board.
  • SB671: Lyme disease; treatment of a patient.
  • SB759: Public schools; dyslexia advisor.
  • SB1060: Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty and civil action.
  • SB1061: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemption for sheriff's departments.
  • SB1259: Conveyance of utility easements; transportation.
  • SB1260: Search warrants; person subject to arrest.
  • SB1262: Sanctuary cities; liability for certain injuries and damages caused by an illegal alien.
  • SB1263: Cats and dogs; lifetime licenses.
  • SB1264: Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act; unwanted telephone solicitation calls prohibited.
  • SB1362: Concealed weapons; nonduty status active military personnel may carry.
  • SB1440: Concealed handgun; eligibility to carry openly within Commonwealth.
  • SB1454: Illegal voter registration; penalties.
  • SB1455: Voter registration; monetary payments for registering for another.
  • SB1457: Utility vegetation management activities; notices to property owners required, civil penalties.
  • SB1516: Public schools; dyslexia advisor.
  • SB1517: School transportation; fees.
  • SB1592: Juvenile & domestic relations district court; jurisdiction over juveniles not present in U.S.
  • SJ299: Study; DMV; funding and customer service; report.
  • SR153: Commemorating the life and legacy of Private First Class Gary W. Martini, USMC.
  • SR155: Commending Lieutenant Commander Richard C. Vale, USN, Ret.
  • SB48: Concealed handgun; person may carry concealed without permit if otherwise eligible to obtain permit.
  • SB213: Conflicts of Interests Acts, State and Local Government and General Assembly, etc.; exemptions.
  • SB247: Search warrants; issuance for any person to be arrested for whom warrant, etc., has been issued.
  • SB248: Minors; authority to consent to physical evidence recovery kit examination.
  • SB249: Financial exploitation of adults; documentation referred to local law-enforcement agency.
  • SB250: Local school boards; transportation agreements with nonpublic schools.
  • SB251: Legal notices; advertisement of by certain towns.
  • SB291: Physical evidence; procedure for collection, etc., of recovery kits.
  • SB666: License plates, special; prohibits DMV from issuing certain plates to registered sex offenders.
  • SB667: Governor; absolute pardons shall not be posted by DLAS on its website.
  • SB671: Lyme disease; treatment of a patient.
  • SB684: Utility vegetation management activities; notices required to customers, civil penalties.
  • SB705: Sanctuary cities; liability for certain injuries and damages caused by an illegal alien.
  • SB758: Alcoholic beverage control; farm winery license.
  • SB759: Public schools; dyslexia advisor.
  • SB780: Home instruction or religious exemption; information disclosure.
  • SJ48: Blood Cancer Awareness Month; designating September 2016, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ49: Lymphoma Awareness Day; designating September 15, 2016, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SB647: Teledentistry pilot program; Department of Medical Assistance Services to create, report.
  • SB689: Concealed handgun permits; lifetime permits.
  • SB690: Chaplains of the Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force; sermons.
  • SB702: Antique motor vehicles; exhaust systems.
  • SB712: Higher education; handling of sexual assault cases.
  • SB722: Tuition, in-state; students granted Temporary Protected Status, etc.
  • SB723: Public schools; health information form.
  • SB724: SOL; Bd. of Education prohibited from adopting revisions that implement Common Core State Standards.
  • SB727: School Performance Report Card; redesign to be more effective in communicating to parents & public.
  • SB750: Hospitals; required notice to patients.
  • SB751: Leesburg, Town of; amending charter, unmanned aerial vehicles, preservation of trees.
  • SB756: Traffic light signal photo-monitoring systems; referenda.
  • SB828: Firearms; possession on private or religious school property.
  • SB1353: Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; toll rate increases by State Corporation Commission.
  • SB1383: Home instruction; disclosure of personal information to Department of Education or other person.
  • SB1384: Certain industrial uses; transmission lines.
  • SB1437: Underground electrical line; pilot program.
  • SJ81: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action.
  • SJ217: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds.
  • SB15: Public schools; textbooks approved by BOE to note that Sea of Japan is also referred to as East Sea.
  • SB95: Precious metals dealers; chief law-enforcement officer may waive permit fee for retail merchants.
  • SB174: Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation, term contracts for certain services.
  • SB175: Real and personal property tax; exemption for religious bodies.
  • SB176: Home-produced or farm-produced products; sale of products by certain farm operations.
  • SB193: Emergency custody; extends time that person may be held.
  • SB194: Eminent domain; date of valuation in actions shall be determined by court.
  • SB555: Chaplains of Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force; sermons.
  • SB556: Student religious viewpoint expression; limited public forums, school division policy.
  • SB557: Alcoholic beverage control; distillers' licenses, tasting privileges, special event licenses.
  • SB558: Officers of election; appointment, qualification, and terms.
  • SB588: Student discipline; school board may modify suspension, if it deems such action to be warranted.
  • SB647: Teledentistry pilot program; Department of Medical Assistance Services to create, report.
  • SB657: Alternative onsite sewage system installers; extension of certain interim licenses.
  • SB658: Physical evidence recovery kits; local and state law-enforcement agencies shall report an inventory.
  • SB659: Protective orders, preliminary; changes standard for issuing.
  • SJ22: Banking; Congress to enact legislation to reinstate separation of commercial & investment functions.
  • SJ81: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action.
  • SR24: Celebrating the life of Joseph Lee Bane, Sr.
  • SR25: Commending Stephen Christopher Suprun, Jr.
  • SR42: Celebrating the life of Benjamin George Belrose.
  • SB220: General fund; assignment of year-end surplus.
  • SB610: Agricultural animals; regulation of care and handling.
  • SB612: Criminal history record information check; transfer of rifles and shotguns.
  • SB673: Income tax, state; deconforms State laws from provision of Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act.
  • SB683: Tick control; Sunday hunting of deer and permits for application of acaricides in Loudoun County.
  • SB690: Presidential elections and primaries; petition requirements.
  • SB693: Circuit court judges; restricts appointment to office if General Assembly fails to elect.
  • SB694: Reckless driving; removes driving in excess of 80 mph, etc.
  • SB715: Motor vehicle titles, etc.; provides for transfer to designated beneficiary upon death of owner.
  • SB716: Virginia ports; change in ownership.
  • SB719: Polling place procedures; voter identification requirements, application for absentee ballot, etc.
  • SB725: Misdemeanors; expungement of criminal records.
  • SB744: Derelict nonresidential building or structure; demolition by locality.
  • SB889: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; local school boards to hold electronic communication meetings.
  • SB890: Libraries; Town of Leesburg may by ordinance establish an endowment fund for purpose of supporting.
  • SB971: Lyme disease; physicians to disclose information to patients, licensees immune from civil liability.
  • SB972: Training centers; imposes moratorium on closure, requirements of settlement agreement.
  • SB973: Medical assistance services; provider information database.
  • SB1054: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan; added to list to receive contributions of refunds.
  • SB1055: Medical waste; repeals certain provisions regarding disposal of.
  • SB1056: Military Affairs, Department of; providing of flag to next of kin.
  • SB1235: Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government stores.
  • SB1248: High School to Work Partnerships; Board of Education shall develop guidelines for establishment.
  • SB1315: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; limitation on amendment to declaration.
  • SB1336: Boundary adjustments; notice to affected landowners.
  • SB1361: DRPT; analysis of proposed project provided to General Assembly.
  • SB1362: Metropolitan Washington Airports; conditions upon Governor's authorization of Amendment No. 4.
  • SB1373: Interception of communications; authorization for monitoring of communications by sheriff's office.
  • SJ6: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds (first reference).
  • SJ255: Income tax, corporate; JLARC to study impact of eliminating in State.
  • SJ260: Vaisakhi; designating as April 14, 2013, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ272: Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action.
  • SJ273: Banking legislation; memorializing Congress to enact legislation to reinstate certain functions.
  • SJ292: Constitutional amendment; selection and qualification of judges (first reference).
  • SJ293: Constitutional amendment; right to work (first reference).
  • SJ358: Celebrating the life of Kathleen Hwang.
  • SJ378: Celebrating the life of George L. Barton IV.
  • SJ384: Diwali Day; designating as last Saturday in October 2013, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • SJ400: Celebrating the life of Barbara Curtis.
  • SJ406: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Robert Loren Thoburn.
  • SJ455: South Vietnamese Recognition Day; designating as April 30, 2013, and each succeeding year.
  • SR34: Commending South Vietnamese Americans.
  • SB3: Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project; prohibits use of state funds for Phase II of Project, etc.
  • SB13: Lyme disease; adds both confirmed & suspected cases to list to be reported to Department of Health.
  • SB36: Proffered conditions; amendments or variations.
  • SB220: General fund; assignment of year-end surplus.
  • SB221: Cottage food production operation; sales directly to consumers only.
  • SB315: VDOT; allowed to drive on portion of highway other than a roadway to/from scene of traffic accident.
  • SB316: Dulles Greenway; SCC to hold a public hearing in Loudoun County prior to granting a toll increase.
  • SB460: Immigration query at arrest; law-enforcement officer to determine status after legal stop, etc.
  • SB564: Home instruction of children; limits required description of curriculum.
  • SB610: Agricultural animals; regulation of care and handling.
  • SB612: Criminal history record information check; transfer of rifles and shotguns.
  • SB673: Income tax, state; deconforms State laws from provision of Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act.
  • SB683: Tick control; Sunday hunting of deer and permits for application of acaricides in Loudoun County.
  • SJ6: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds (first reference).
  • SJ226: Celebrating the life of Captain Michael M. Quin.