Delegate Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth)

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79: Cities of Norfolk (part) and Portsmouth (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2017
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Copatroning Habits
68% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 85% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 60% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginian-Pilot: With tunnel toll bills as high as $18000, women plead for relief in Portsmouth and Norfolk

March 15, 2017
?It's predatory,? said Del. Steve Heretick, whose district includes parts of Portsmouth and Norfolk. ?These are wildly, mind-bogglingly large bills.? ERC keeps its revenue breakdown secret. A spokeswoman declined to tell The Pilot how much the operator ...and more »

Virginian-Pilot: Del. Steve Heretick tops state House Democrats in pro-gun voting

May 31, 2016
Del. Steve Heretick's campaign criticized the late Johnny Joannou in a Democratic primary last year for his conservative record, including Joannou's pro-gun votes. Now, after winning the primary and general election and completing his first session of ...

U.S. News & World Report: Women Plead for Relief From Expensive Tunnel Toll Bills

March 18, 2017
"It's predatory," said Virginia Del. Steve Heretick, whose district includes parts of Portsmouth and Norfolk. "These are wildly, mind-bogglingly large bills." ERC keeps its revenue breakdown secret. A spokeswoman refused to tell The Pilot how much the ...and more »

Virginian-Pilot: Virginia lawmakers are accepting drastically fewer gifts in post-McDonnell era, data shows

March 9, 2017
Lynwood Lewis and Dels. Barry Knight, Ron Villanueva, Steve Heretick and Joe Lindsey all reporting being taken to a game. Lawmakers have three categories in which to report gifts: ... Including the conferences, Del. Mark Keam, D-Fairfax, led the ...and more »

Virginian-Pilot: Bill could lead to suspension of Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot, future convicted officials

February 1, 2017
?It does make this a true public integrity bill,? said Del. Steve Heretick, the Portsmouth Democrat who introduced the legislation. ?I think this is a bill that's probably going to reach every local elected official in the commonwealth. It's no small ...

These are all of the video clips of Steve Heretick’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2017. There are 4 video clips in all.


  • HB1347: Wireless communications; infrastructure established.
  • HB1901: Alcoholic beverage control; tied house exception.
  • HB1902: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995, et al.; affected local jurisdictions and public entities.
  • HB1903: Business records; admissibility in criminal proceedings.
  • HB1904: Voter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements.
  • HB1905: All-electronic toll facilities; evidence provided for unpaid tolls, penalty.
  • HB1906: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession.
  • HB1907: School security officers; authorized to carry a firearm.
  • HB1908: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • HB1937: Professions and occupations; active supervision of regulatory boards.
  • HB2330: Inpatient psychiatric hospital admission; defendant found incompetent.
  • HB2331: Community services boards; duties include providing preadmission screening to regional jail inmates.
  • HB2364: Public officers; automatic suspension upon conviction of felony.
  • HB2419: Call centers; relocation to a foreign country.
  • HJ646: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Johnny S. Joannou.
  • HJ647: Celebrating the life of Charles B. Whitehurst, Sr.
  • HJ648: Study; JLARC; impact of state-owned ports on local governments; report.
  • HR278: Commending Lynn Wiggins.
  • HR279: Celebrating the life of Darlene Bardon McKenzie.
  • HR419: Commending Lenna Jo Davis.
  • HR420: Commending James B. Oliver, Jr.
  • HR421: Commending the Reverend Curtis Eugene Edmonds, Sr.
  • HB394: Port Opportunity Fund; transfers to Fund, exception.
  • HB395: Juvenile records; expungement of records for nonviolent misdemeanors.
  • HB396: Grand larceny; threshold.
  • HB1071: Electronic tolls; nonpayment civil actions.
  • HB1073: Police and court records; expungement.
  • HB1074: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple possession.
  • HB1180: Utility Transfers Act; telephone companies.
  • HB1347: Wireless communications; infrastructure established.
  • HJ73: Midtown and Downtown Tunnels in Hampton Roads; CTB to study reduction or elimination of tolls.
  • HJ233: Celebrating the life of Albert J. Taylor, Jr.