Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford)

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28: County of Stafford (part); City of Fredericksburg (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2019
Counties, Cities and Towns, Science and Technology, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 61% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 54% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
22.7% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Inside NoVA: Kerr: Local delegate leads the way to fixing proffers mess

February 16, 2019
  The opinions of columnists do not necessarily reflect the opinions of InsideNoVa, its management or staff. For a legislative body to change course after passing a ... Thomas pushes through bill replacing the term 'hearing-impaired' in Virginia code

January 31, 2019
  A bill that unanimously passed the House of Delegates this week changes Virginia Code to replace the term ?hearing-impaired? with ?deaf or hard of hearing? ... EDITORIAL: What a relief: Proffers are back on the table

February 14, 2019
  THE TREPIDATIONS so many local government officials had three years ago about the General Assembly's outlawing of proffers turned out to be well-founded.

WTKR News 3: Virginia House of Delegates passes bill to lift age cap for autism health coverage

February 5, 2019
  On Tuesday, the Virginia House of Delegates passed House Bill 2577 to lift the age cap for autism coverage, which will help approximately 10000 people in ...

WAVY-TV: Victory is near for local man fighting for autism insurance coverage for all ages in Va.

February 18, 2019
  VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Hard work and determination are finally paying off for a Virginia Beach man and an estimated 25,000 Virginians with autism.


  • HB1619: Children's Services Act; special education programs.
  • HB2136: Evidence; accident reconstruction, criminal cases.
  • HB2137: Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; replaces certain terminology.
  • HB2138: Fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors; prohibited inhalants or other noxious chemical substances.
  • HB2139: Transfer of development rights; specified sending and receiving areas.
  • HB2140: School calendar; opening of the school year, good cause waiver.
  • HB2141: Local services districts; broadband and telecommunications services.
  • HB2142: School protection officers; definition, compulsory minimum training standards.
  • HB2169: Physician assistants; licensure by endorsement.
  • HB2325: School board employees; discipline, private reprimand.
  • HB2342: Conditional rezoning proffers; extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions.
  • HB2551: Commercial driver's licenses; military service members.
  • HB2553: Mass transit providers; supplemental operating funds.
  • HB2577: Health insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder.
  • HB2788: Virginia National Guard; state active duty pay.
  • HJ587: Commending the American Legion.
  • HJ604: Commending the University of Mary Washington men's rugby team.
  • HJ605: Commending the James Monroe High School field hockey team.
  • HJ648: Commending the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team.
  • HJ1045: Commending the Aquia Harbour community.
  • HJ1048: Celebrating the life of Josiah Pollard Rowe III.
  • HJ1131: Commending Jason Kaiser, Jr.
  • HR388: Commending the Brooke Point High School wrestling team.
  • HB72: Statewide prioritization process project selection; cost of project to be considered.
  • HB73: Speed limits; maximum speed on certain highways.
  • HB119: Merchants' capital tax; classification.
  • HB341: Cluster development; open space, stormwater management area.
  • HB530: Intergovernmental Cooperation, Virginia Commission on; appointment of House of Delegates members.
  • HB630: Hydrilla verticillata; VDACS to declare as a noxious weed.
  • HB1221: Virginia Information Technologies Agency; additional duties of CIO, cybersecurity review.
  • HB1254: School personnel; staffing ratios, school nurses.
  • HB1346: Children's Services Act; special education programs, expands eligibility for services.
  • HB1352: Motor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain areas of the Commonwealth; price floor.
  • HB1455: Commonwealth Transportation Board; implementing changes to SMART SCALE.
  • HB1456: State Inspector General; powers and duties.
  • HB1482: Unmanned aircraft systems; use by public bodies, search warrant required, exception.
  • HJ20: Celebrating the life of Ferris M. Belman, Sr.
  • HJ187: Commending the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team.
  • HJ306: Commending the Honorable William J. Howell.
  • HJ442: Commending the Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic.
  • HJ494: Commending The Community Foundation.
  • HJ495: Commending the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association.
  • HJ496: Commending the Fredericksburg Area Museum.
  • HJ497: Commending the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.
  • HR53: Commending Charles L. Shumate.