Delegate Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)

Photo of Rich Anderson
Party
Republican
District
51: County of Prince William (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Appropriations, General Laws, Science and Technology (Chair), Transportation
Website
rich4delegate.com
Twitter
@http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/23265954.rss
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
11.8% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Prince William Living (press release) (blog): Del. Rich Anderson Addresses American Legion Virginia Boys State

June 25, 2017
Delegate Rich Anderson (R-51), participating for his sixth time as an instructor in the Boys State program, spoke on ?Virginia Government ? Origins to Today.? He described the history and legislative process of the Virginia General Assembly including ...and more »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Ranking the Competitiveness of Virginia's House of Delegates Districts (6/21/17 update)

June 21, 2017
Ranking the Competitiveness of Virginia's House of Delegates Districts (6/21/17 update)So, overall, things are looking good right now ? nice job by everyone involved in recruiting candidates, including Del. David Toscano, Del. Rip Sullivan, Del. Alfonso Lopez, Trent Armitage, independent groups, etc. Now, the question is which districts ...

Minnesota Lawyer: Politics of the Past: Eugenie Anderson 'held her own in smoke-filled rooms'

June 28, 2017
Politics of the Past: Eugenie Anderson 'held her own in smoke-filled rooms'Neither famous nor rich, Anderson had navigated the ideological minefield of the post-war DFL ? outmaneuvering isolationists and Communist sympathizers, orchestrating Hubert Humphrey's successful campaign for Senate and rising, in just a few years, to ...

Inside NoVA: 2 Democrats seek to challenge Rich Anderson in 51st District

April 28, 2017
In Del. Rich Anderson's four previous runs for the 51st District seat representing parts of Prince William County, the Republican has only faced two challengers in total ? but this year alone, two Democrats have stepped up for the chance to take him on.

Roanoke Times: State house bill would allow recall of elected officials

January 14, 2017
Those three cases, all of which under current law must be decided by a court, prompted Del. Rich Anderson, R-Prince William , to ponder the state's process for removing elected officials. ?Why is a judge making that determination?? Anderson said ...

These are all of the video clips of Rich Anderson’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 120 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB461: Handheld personal communications devices; use while driving, penalty.
  • HB1121: Absentee voting; verification of signatures by officers of elections.
  • HB1196: Arrest; failure to be physically taken into custody by using physical means to resist.
  • HB1716: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; extends sunset provision.
  • HB1718: Civics Education, Commission on; renamed Commission on Civic Education, extends sunset provision.
  • HB1719: Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution percentages.
  • HB1720: Flag at half staff or mast; public safety personnel.
  • HB1721: Community Colleges, State Board for; reduced rate tuition and mandatory fee charges.
  • HB1722: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
  • HB1723: Resettlement of refugees; notice to localities, the Sec. of the Commonwealth, and General Assembly.
  • HB1724: Tuition; eligibility for in-state charges for members of Virginia National Guard.
  • HB1733: Removal of public officers from office; recall elections for certain elected and appointed officers.
  • HB1738: Retail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies.
  • HB1761: Regulation of taxicabs.
  • HB1834: Distracted driving; penalty.
  • HB1913: Cigarettes; purchase for resale, issuance of a cigarette exemption certificate, penalties.
  • HB2302: Veterans Services, Board of; membership, duties.
  • HB2425: Administration, Secretary of; policy of the Commonwealth regarding state employment.
  • HJ787: Commending Virginia's technology sector.
  • HJ805: Commending Stratford University.
  • HJ806: Commending the American Legion Virginia Boys State.
  • HJ809: Commending the American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State.
  • HJ1011: Commending Ed Turner.
  • HJ1012: Commending the Nokesville-Bristow Ruritan Club.
  • HJ1039: Commending Hawkins-Reeve VFW Post 7916.
  • HJ1086: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Miche McQuigg.
  • HR437: Commending Leadership Prince William.
  • HR438: Commending the George Mason University Science and Technology Campus.
  • HR461: Commending Virginia's technology sector.
  • HB461: Handheld personal communications devices; use while driving, penalty.
  • HB1121: Absentee voting; verification of signatures by officers of elections.
  • HB1175: Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force; pay allowance.
  • HB1176: In-state tuition; members of the Virginia National Guard.
  • HB1196: Arrest; failure to be physically taken into custody by using physical means to resist.
  • HB1279: Public schools; fire drills and lock-down drills.
  • HB1283: Line of Duty Act; certification expiration for temporarily disabled persons.
  • HJ86: Educators; recognizing need in the Commonwealth to cultivate Virginia high school graduate.
  • HJ88: Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day; designating as June 30, 2016.
  • HJ319: Commending the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue.
  • HJ320: Commending Melissa S. Peacor.
  • HJ321: Commending Flory Small Business Center, Inc.
  • HJ401: Celebrating the life of Thomas Clay Wood.
  • HJ402: Commending Rex Parr.
  • HJ469: Commending Captain Florent Groberg, USA, Ret.
  • HR253: Commending the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative.
  • HR254: Commending Sally Lay.
  • HB1269: Government Data Collection & Dissemination Practices Act; collection & use of personal information.
  • HB1312: Vote centers; pilot program.
  • HB1597: Virginia National Guard; nonjudicial punishment.
  • HB1673: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; limitation on collection.
  • HB1921: Virginia Self-Service Storage Act; notice of default by electronic means.
  • HB1926: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use while operating a motor vehicle.
  • HB1929: Family day homes; licensure.
  • HB1931: Child welfare agencies; criminal history record checks.
  • HB1932: Charitable gaming; renames Charitable Gaming Board the Board for Charitable Gaming.
  • HB1933: Transportation network companies; regulation by DMV.
  • HJ530: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant General Howard M. Lane, Sr., USAF (Ret.).
  • HJ578: Constitutional amendment; general warrants of search or seizure prohibited.
  • HJ579: Commemorating the lives and legacies of the Four Chaplains.
  • HJ725: Commending Didlake.
  • HJ788: Commending the Woodbridge Lions Club.
  • HR321: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • HB339: FOIA; exempts certain proprietary records of DRPT & VDOT from mandatory disclosure provisions.
  • HB357: Concealed handgun permit applicant; access to information.
  • HB361: Real and personal property tax; exemption for religious bodies.
  • HB364: Civics Education, Commission on; established in legislative branch of state government, report.
  • HB373: School speech-language pathologists; licensure.
  • HB377: Billboard signs; adjustment or relocation.
  • HB408: Elections; elected and certain appointed officers, removal from office.
  • HB410: Student-athletes; effects of concussions on academic performance.
  • HB411: Vehicle safety inspection approval; increases grace period for certain members of armed services.
  • HB412: Child care; Department of Social Services to plan for national background checks for providers.
  • HB559: Virginia Defense Force; localities may appropriate money, etc., for Force.
  • HB971: Virginia National Guard; DMA shall provide information to VEC of a member undergoing discharge, etc.
  • HB997: Cemeteries; procedure for removal and relocation of human remains.
  • HB1098: Smart transportation pilot zone; STO and VDOT shall establish zone to test certain road technology.
  • HB1213: Attorney General, Office of; employment of outside counsel where a conflict of interests exists.
  • HB1269: Government Data Collection & Dissemination Practices Act; collection & use of personal information.
  • HJ108: Rare Disease Day; designating as February 28, 2014, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ385: Commending the Virginia National Guard.
  • HJ5181: Celebrating the life of Private First Class Richard Norris Bean.
  • HJ5201: Commending Paul Galanti.
  • HR546: Commending Woodbridge Senior High School.
  • HR553: Celebrating the life of Kafayatullah Rahmani.
  • HB1049: Income tax, state, etc.; tax credit for taxpayers employing persons in STEM internship positions.
  • HB1050: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for hiring military persons as STEM interns.
  • HB1052: Firearms and other weapons; removing prohibition against carrying in air carrier airport terminals.
  • HB1055: Voter registration; military and overseas voters to return application by fax.
  • HB1057: Absentee voting; procedures for military and overseas voters.
  • HB1285: Virginia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; created, penalty.
  • HB1598: Real property tax; boards of equalization.
  • HB1599: Vote centers; pilot program.
  • HB1600: Alcoholic beverage control; transfers of wine.
  • HB1601: Civics Education, Commission on; extends sunset provision.
  • HB1717: Comprehensive plan; transportation component shall be consistent with Statewide Transportation Plan.
  • HB1718: Transportation projects and planning; reimbursement of VDOT by localities, etc.
  • HB1719: Concussion education, awareness, & management; replaces current requirements of Board of Education.
  • HB1906: Veterans; Department of Veterans Services to develop comprehensive program to reduce unemployment.
  • HB1907: Handheld personal communications devices; mandatory minimum fine when convicted of reckless driving.
  • HB2147: Primaries; filings of primary candidate petitions with party chairman, etc.
  • HB2152: Transportation district commissions; membership.
  • HB2298: Billboards; establishes conditions under which certain signs may be adjusted or relocated, etc.
  • HB2317: Firearms; residency of armed forces members.
  • HJ902: Commending Captain Florent Groberg.
  • HJ903: Commending the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ941: Celebrating the life of William H. Mastbrook.
  • HJ942: Celebrating the life of Mohammad Mehboob.
  • HJ943: Commending the Old Bridge Observer.
  • HR235: Celebrating the life of Brigadier General Earl C. Acuff, USA (Ret).
  • HB1049: Income tax, state; tax credit for taxpayers employing persons in STEM internship positions.
  • HB1050: Income tax, state; tax credit for hiring military persons as STEM interns.
  • HB1051: Primary elections; adds party affiliation to application when registering to vote.
  • HB1052: Firearms and other weapons; removing prohibition against carrying in air carrier airport terminals.
  • HB1053: Handheld personal communications devices; penalty if text messaging and emailing while driving.
  • HB1054: Public records; retention and destruction of original records by clerk of circuit court.
  • HB1055: Voter registration; military and overseas voters to return application by fax.
  • HB1056: Veterans; determination of status of unclaimed cremains.
  • HB1057: Absentee voting; procedures for military and overseas voters.
  • HB1058: Advertising; within the limits of a highway, increases civil penalty.
  • HB1059: Zoning Appeals, Board of; jurisdictions imposing civil penalties for violations of ordinances, etc.
  • HB1060: Citizenship of arrestee; if accused is not committed to jail, arresting officer to ascertain.
  • HB1285: Virginia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; created, penalty.
  • HJ134: Bi-County Parkway and Tri-County Parkway; JLARC to study economic impact of proposed projects.
  • HJ135: U.S. Constitution; application to Congress to call constitutional convention.
  • HJ136: Virginia Retirement System; JLARC to study system for determining eligibility for disability claims.
  • HJ424: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Richard Harding Poff.
  • HJ518: Commemorating the life of Oscar Scott Woody.
  • HB976: FOIA; party whom writ is served must be served a copy of petition prior to filing.
  • HB978: Statewide uniform grading policy; requires Board of Education to establish.
  • HB1370: License plates, special; issuance to members and former members of U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force.
  • HB1856: Concealed handgun permits; holder may obtain replacement for lost or destroyed permits.
  • HB1857: Firearms; documentation of residence for certain military members.
  • HB1858: Elections; voter registration for certain overseas voters, absentee voting by certain overseas.
  • HB1859: Public Procurement Act; state agencies to include in contract that contractor use E-Verify program.
  • HB1860: Freedom of Information Act; proceedings for enforcement.
  • HB1861: Tuition, in-state; eligibility for veterans who elect to establish Virginia as residence.
  • HB2040: Inmate labor; authorizes use thereof at rest areas along Interstate Highway System.
  • HB2041: Freedom of Information Act; record and meeting exemption for certain commissions.
  • HB2042: Veterans Services Foundation; annual report to Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.
  • HB2043: Reckless driving; failing to stop at a school bus.
  • HB2044: Statewide uniform grading policy; requires Board of Education to establish.
  • HB2231: Neighborhood Assistance Act; permits trusts to be eligible for income tax credit.
  • HB2232: Personal property tax; valuation of motor vehicles.
  • HB2233: Transportation agency efficiencies & cost recoveries; exempts VDOT, etc., paying remote access fee.
  • HB2483: Court records; secure remote access restrictions do not apply to secure access by attorneys, etc.
  • HJ717: Commending Major General Jerrold P. Allen, USAF (Ret.).
  • HJ945: Celebrating the life of Gregory J. Gilker.
  • HJ946: Celebrating the life of James Frank Phelps.
  • HB976: FOIA; party whom writ is served must be served a copy of petition prior to filing.
  • HB977: Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for visitor information systems in public schools.
  • HB978: Statewide uniform grading policy; requires Board of Education to establish.
  • HB979: Exhibits; relieves clerk of notifying defendant of destruction, etc., of evidence used at trial.
  • HB1235: Absentee ballots; procedure for various deadlines and ballot requirements.
  • HB1370: License plates, special; issuance to members and former members of U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force.
  • HR38: Celebrating the life of Keith Kessler.