Senator Dick Black (R-Leesburg)

Photo of Dick Black
Party
Republican
District
13: Loudoun County (Part), Prince William County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Education and Health, Higher Education
Age
73
Website
dickblack4senate.com
Copatroning Habits
69% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 68% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 60% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
27.8% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

GayRVA: News & Views

May 23, 2017
News & Views?Ed Gillespie's rolodex of endorsements, from Senator Dick Black to E.W. Jackson, couldn't be further from the inclusive, just and fair Commonwealth that Virginians have seen under Governor McAuliffe,? said DPVA spokeswoman Christina Freundlich in a ...

Allentown Morning Call: Mohammed Khaku: Trump should confront Saudi Arabia over human rights abuses

May 19, 2017
Republican Virginia state Sen. Dick Black said in a 2015 interview with RT, the Russion English-language news channel, "I believe that Saudi Arabia and Turkey are the two greatest dangers to world peace." He added, "It is Saudi Arabia, through the ...and more »

Heavy.com: Jill McCabe, Andrew McCabe's Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

May 9, 2017
Jill McCabe, Andrew McCabe's Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowDuring the election, McCabe's opponent, Dick Black, faced some criticism when he mocked McCabe for not having political experience. During the ... As our state senator, she will continue to devote herself to ensuring that your interests come first.? On ...

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Comstock and Goodlatte are Right on Mueller Investigation

May 19, 2017
McCabe challenged for the state Senate against Sen. Dick Black. And Black won, despite McCabe having a 2:1 fundraising advantage, which included a large cash-infusion from the Common Good PAC and Gov. Terry McAuliffe. This, of course, is not to say ...Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassadorWashington PostComey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn InvestigationNew York Timesall 13,843 news articles »

W*USA 9: Va. Senator Dick Black who met with Assad now defends Syrian President

April 7, 2017
Never shy of speaking his mind or shocking his critics, Loudoun County Senator Dick Black (R), is blasting U.S. airstrikes against Syrian and defending Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Black is also criticizing President Trump who said the missile ...

These are all of the video clips of Dick Black’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2012. There are 184 video clips in all.

Bills

  • 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.