Senator Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)

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Party
Democratic
District
16: Chesterfield County (Part), Prince George County (Part), Richmond City (Part), Petersburg City (All), Dinwiddie County (Part), Hopewell City (All) [map]
Took Office
January 2015
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Appropriations, General Laws, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
53% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 71% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 50% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
14.3% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$62,217.44 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
DOMINION PAC PAC RICHMOND $2,000
REALTORS PAC OF VA PAC GLEN ALLEN $1,500
VIRGINIA AFL-CIO PAC RICHMOND $1,000
REALTORS PAC OF VA PAC GLEN ALLEN $1,000
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS INC PHARMACEUTICALS CT $1,000
PSYCHMD PAC PAC RICHMOND $500
VIRGINIA CABLE PAC PAC RICHMOND $500
NISOURCE INC, PAC PAC OH $500
AMERICAN HEALTHCARE, LLC HEALTH CARE ROANOKE $500
ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES, INC CORPORATION GLEN ALLEN $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: Coalition of labor, immigrant groups flexing muscles in Va. local races

May 18, 2015
It endorsed Sen. Rosalyn ?Roz? Dance (D-Petersburg), who faces challenger Joe Preston and could face disgraced former delegate Joseph D. Morrissey in the general election. The group also endorsed Steve Heretick, a lawyer and city council member from ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Roz Dance’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 121 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB952: Highway maintenance payments to cities and towns.
  • SB953: Highway maintenance payments to certain cities.
  • SB954: Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person.
  • SB955: Industrial hemp production and manufacturing.
  • SB991: Virginia Tourism Growth Incentive Fund; established, report.
  • SB992: Community Colleges, State Board for; policy for award of academic credit for military training.
  • SB1017: Employment applications; inquiries regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions.
  • SB1018: Practical nurse or registered nurse; establishes criminal history background check for applicants.
  • SB1394: Prescription drugs; specialty tier coverage.
  • SB1395: Electric utilities; net energy metering programs.
  • SB1413: Fees for testing and monitoring of land application of industrial wastes.
  • SB1415: Certificate of public need; definition of project.
  • SJ238: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights.
  • SJ243: Veterans Services, Department of; JLARC to review.
  • SJ285: Family and medical leave; feasibility of expanding in the state to complement federal requirements.
  • SR63: Commending the Virginia State University football team.
  • SR64: Commending Freddie W. Nicholas, Sr.
  • SR69: Celebrating the life of George Crocker, Sr.
  • SR78: Celebrating the life of Carl Michael Ross.
  • SR112: Celebrating the life of Willie Fobbs, Sr.
  • SR119: Celebrating the life of Haskell S. Bingham, Ph.D.
  • HB119: Absentee voting; allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without an excuse.
  • HB120: Riverside Regional Jail Authority; sheriffs allowed to appoint their alternates to vote at meetings.
  • HB222: Behavioral health care providers; licensure, notice to local governing body.
  • HB223: Virginia Public Procurement Act; establishment of historically underutilized business zones.
  • HB308: Health insurance; prescription drug formularies, notices.
  • HB384: Local mandates; identification of sources of funding.
  • HJ21: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HJ182: Celebrating the life of Alexander Albert Johnson, Sr.
  • HJ252: Commending The Links, Incorporated, chapters of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • HJ275: Commending Dr. Reinhold Brand.
  • HJ276: Commending the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale.
  • HJ5053: Commending Margaret Crowder-Johnson, M.D.
  • HR83: Commending the Dinwiddie High School Generals football team.
  • HR106: Celebrating the life of James David Mitchell.
  • HB1494: Sheriffs; expands authority to deputize persons to direct traffic, training required.
  • HB1495: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use while operating motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB1534: Local taxes; interest on refunds and delinquent taxes.
  • HB1536: Grass and weeds; adds Dinwiddie County to list of localities authorized to require cutting.
  • HB1583: Vacant building registration; increases maximum annual fee that ordinance may impose on owner.
  • HB1749: Landlord and tenant laws; application to certain occupants of hotel, motel, etc.
  • HR158: Celebrating the life of Doris Yvette Bouldin Bland.
  • HR205: Celebrating the life of Maria Elena Carucci Turano.
  • HB491: Derelict and blighted buildings; authorizes locality to serve as receiver to repair.
  • HB492: Grass and weeds; authorizes City of Hopewell to require by ordinance to cut on certain property.
  • HB493: Grass and weeds; authorizes Prince George County to require by ordinance to cut on certain property.
  • HB494: Death of child; parent, guardian, etc., failure to report to local law-enforcement agency, etc.
  • HB495: Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; adds membership.
  • HB496: Discharge planning from state hospital or training center; right to return to place of residence.
  • HB497: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use thereof while operating motor vehicle, etc.
  • HB498: Funeral processions; local sheriff and police department escorts.
  • HB499: Vacant building registration; increases annual fee.
  • HB500: Foster care; DSS policies and procedures to protect personal identifying information of children.
  • HB501: General fund; assignment of year-end balance.
  • HB502: Landlord and tenant laws; receipt required for payments in form of cash or money order.
  • HB503: Shelters of last resort; civil immunity during disasters.
  • HB504: Virginia Center for School Safety; provide training to public school personnel on antibullying.
  • HB756: Innovation Technical Advisory Group; established.
  • HJ332: Commending Vanessa Reese Crawford, Sheriff of the City of Petersburg.
  • HJ351: Celebrating the life of James Basis.
  • HJ430: Commending The Links, Incorporated Central Virginia Cluster.
  • HR610: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Robert C. Vaughan, Jr.
  • HB795: Harvell Dam; exempts part of Appomattox River from fish passageway requirements.
  • HB1400: Elections; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 14 to 3 days before election.
  • HB1401: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason, special provisions.
  • HB1402: Elections; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse or reason.
  • HB1424: Wireless telecommunications devices; extends prohibition on use in motor vehicles, etc.
  • HB1577: Lien and secured creditors; duties.
  • HB1578: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory practice on applications that are for affordable housing.
  • HB1579: Sex offender registry; penalties when registrants do not disclose all real property owned in State.
  • HB1580: Firefighters, certain; allowed to purchase service-issued helmets or boots at fair market value.
  • HB1581: Public Procurement Act; establishment of historically underutilized business zones (HUB zones).
  • HB1687: State property; leases to private entities by higher educational institutions.
  • HB1688: Prisoners; mandatory testing for human immunodeficiency virus.
  • HB1853: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Funding Pool; established.
  • HB1854: Local mandates; mandate shall include fiscal impact statement and identify funding source.
  • HB1855: Harvell Dam; DGIF shall submit a report evaluating alternatives to proposed breach thereof.
  • HJ497: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies, etc.
  • HJ559: Celebrating the life of Hermanze Edwin Fauntleroy, Jr.
  • HJ840: Commending B. David Canada.
  • HJ934: Celebrating the life of William Edward Taylor.
  • HR82: Celebrating the life of Robert H. Cooley, Jr.
  • HR83: Commending the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Petersburg (VA) Alumni Chapter.
  • HB58: Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits talking on such device unless in hands-free mode.
  • HB113: Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals with police powers.
  • HB154: SOL; assessment to be included with initial administration scores and relevant accreditation rating.
  • HB155: Stormwater management programs; delays for two years DCR's regulations governing.
  • HB156: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption.
  • HB157: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason.
  • HB158: Elections; qualified registered voter may vote in person 14 to three days before election.
  • HB159: Noise ordinance; authorizes governing body to adopt civil penalties.
  • HB160: Prisoners; mandatory testing for HIV.
  • HB161: Absentee voting; qualified voters to provide a reason for not being able to vote on election day.
  • HB231: Interpleader of real estate escrows; suits shall go to district court in event of foreclosure.
  • HB232: Rental property; civil penalty imposed on certain property owners.
  • HB233: Affordable housing units; assessments.
  • HB286: Schedule VI prescriptions; allows practitioner to prescribe if there is an urgency for treatment.
  • HB287: Marinas; regulation, establishment of Marina Fund.
  • HB300: Tuition, in-state; eligibility for dependents of civilian personnel of the military.
  • HB385: Suspension of state mandates; Governor may suspend any mandate, not to exceed two years.
  • HB390: Voting equipment requirements; electoral board may exclude absentee voters in calculation thereof.
  • HB462: Aftermarket exhaust system components; prohibits sale when in violation of exhaust noise limits.
  • HB471: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • HB795: Harvell Dam; exempts part of Appomattox River from fish passageway requirements.
  • HB1227: Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; those awarded may be used to cover certain costs.
  • HB1228: Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zones; established.
  • HJ16: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies, etc.
  • HJ56: Virginia Cancer Plan Action Coalition; requested to report changes to Governor, etc.
  • HJ79: Localities; JLARC to study costs and benefits to State for providing financial incentives.
  • HJ216: Commending the Virginia Nurses Association.
  • HJ294: Commending Eddie N. Moore, Jr.
  • HJ295: Commending the Honorable James E. Hume, Judge of the Petersburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations Dist
  • HJ354: Commending the Prince Hall Masons of Virginia.
  • HB1612: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • HB1620: Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 14 to three days before election.
  • HB1621: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason, special provisions for military.
  • HB1670: Fines and costs; waiver of payment of interest for incarcerated persons.
  • HB1671: Derelict buildings and structures; locality authorized to require removal, repair, etc., thereof.
  • HB1672: Absentee voting; deletes requirement that a witness sign envelope containing voted absentee ballot.
  • HB1765: Charter; City of Petersburg.
  • HB1766: Treasurers; mailing of certain bills at least 30 days prior to due date instead of 14 days.
  • HB1767: Honorary diplomas; requires Board of Education award to certain veterans of Vietnam War.
  • HB1768: Certificate of public need; DOC exempt from definition of medical care facility for purpose thereof.
  • HB1769: Mobile telephone and other wireless electronic devices; use of hands-free accessory while driving.
  • HB1838: Disposition of surplus materials; authorizes local public bodies to use services of DGS.
  • HB1893: Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; may be used to cover costs of required fees.
  • HB1894: Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse, etc.
  • HJ623: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference).
  • HJ813: Celebrating the life of Melvin Brevard Alsbrooks.
  • HJ821: Commending Buckner Gamby.
  • HJ941: Commending Robert H. Cooley, Jr.
  • HB511: Vacant building registration; increases annual fee.
  • HB512: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • HB513: Virginia State University; increases number of members of Board of Visitors
  • HB515: Incarceration; waiving interest during period thereof.
  • HB1407: Restricted driver's license; issuance to operate motor vehicle during period of suspension
  • HJ95: Memorial resolution; Dr. Milton Ende.
  • HJ97: Commending Juanita Blick Evans-Fells.
  • HJ140: Commending Juanita Blick Evans-Fells.
  • HJ277: Celebrating the life of James Tolleison Morriss V.
  • HJ309: Celebrating the life of Erling Bailey, Sr.
  • HB46: Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records.
  • HB377: School boards; Board of Education to replace members thereof for neglect of duty.
  • HB1810: School boards; tie vote procedure.
  • HB1811: Vacant building registration; increases annual fee.
  • HB1812: Claims; William E. McQueen.
  • HB1813: Payday Loan Act; SCC to contract with third party to develop Internet accessible database.
  • HB2902: License plates; eliminates requiring two.
  • HB3168: Voter registration; if not shown on pollbooks proof of registration at DMV, etc., required to vote.
  • HJ595: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; DMAS to consider disease mgmt. to reduce finan./clin. burden.
  • HJ596: Celebrating the life of Dr. Charles H. Townes.
  • HJ735: Commending Virginia State University on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • HJ742: Commending Bessie Moorer.
  • HJ788: Commending Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • HJ872: Celebrating the life of Viola Hopson Clark.
  • HJ900: Commending Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Ret., Howard L. Baugh.
  • HB46: Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records.
  • HB376: Candidate for election; Bd. of Elections to request info. pertinent to definition of residence.
  • HB377: School boards; Board of Education to replace members thereof for neglect of duty.
  • HB378: Courthouse security; assessment.
  • HB379: Courthouses; increase in assessments for construction, renovation, or maintenance.
  • HB380: Vacant buildings; increases annual registration fee.
  • HB385: Grand juries; allowance of witness testimony.
  • HB386: Dogs, dangerous and vicious; expands definition thereof.
  • HB403: Health Insurance Risk Pool; created, report.
  • HB691: Prisoners; certain documents to be provided to prisoner upon release.
  • HJ45: Commending Pastor Wesley M. Taylor.
  • HJ169: Memorial resolution; Celebrating the life of Geri Hogwood Barefoot.
  • HJ5101: Commending the Mount Calvary Baptist Church Juneteenth celebration.
  • HJ5159: Celebrating the life of Victoria Jackson Gray Adams.
  • HR22: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Mae Wilkerson Roberts.
  • HR29: Commending J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service.