Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth)

Photo of Steve Heretick
Party
Democratic
District
79: Cities of Norfolk (part) and Portsmouth (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Counties, Cities and Towns, Finance
Age
59
Website
heretickfordelegate.com
Twitter
@steveheretick
Copatroning Habits
73% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 80% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 64% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
22.7% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginian-Pilot: Portsmouth is facing online attacks. One idea to fight back: tightening public-records laws.

August 3, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Recent “phishing” emails have purported to be from the fire chief and economic development director. The city says limiting access to some public data could ...

Daily Press: Tolls are a $180 million a year business — and growing — in Hampton Roads

July 28, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Collecting tolls in Hampton Roads is a $180-million-a-year business — nearly twice the size of the region's fishing and farming sectors combined — and is set to ...

PETA: Even With an Embedded Collar, Crystal Kept Sparkling | PETA

June 18, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Even being tossed out onto the streets and having a collar embedded in her neck couldn't dull little Crystal's shine. After being rescued by , she's now been ...

Daily Press: A look at crossover voters

June 7, 2019 | 3:00 am
  How many Virginians leaning to one political party vote in the other party's primaries? here;s a first look at some recent races.

Virginian-Pilot: Computer gaming sites in Chesapeake to stay open, despite city attempts in code and court to close them

May 23, 2019 | 3:00 am
  "No one knows what the rules really are," said Del. Steve Heretick, who represents the gaming businesses.

These are all of the video clips of Steve Heretick’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2017. There are 5 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1789: Railroads; freight train crew size requirements, civil penalty.
  • HB1798: Call centers, etc.; procurement of state business-related work.
  • HB1799: Criminal cases and traffic infractions; eliminates accrual of interest on fines and costs.
  • HB1800: Correctional facilities, local; voting information for persons incarcerated.
  • HB1989: Extended Employment Services; removes eligibility of individuals with a significant disability.
  • HB2079: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple possession, penalty.
  • HB2213: Medical & mental health information/records of person committed to jail; local probation officers.
  • HB2284: Debt management plans, providers of; exempts entities.
  • HB2371: Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession, penalty.
  • HB2379: Charitable gaming; regulations of the Charitable Gaming Board, prohibited acts.
  • HB2618: Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption.
  • HJ582: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission established (first reference).
  • HJ611: Celebrating the life of Joseph Benjamin Fuller.
  • HJ628: Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; threat of phishing attacks, report.
  • HJ629: Midtown and Downtown Tunnels in Hampton Roads; JLARC to study reduction or elimination of tolls.
  • HJ704: Transportation agreements, certain; tolled transportation facilities.
  • HJ737: Commending Francis W. Pedrotty.
  • HJ793: Commending Bishop Curtis Eugene Edmonds, Sr.
  • HJ829: Commending Jhermaine Richey.
  • HJ1006: Commending the Rotary Club of Portsmouth.
  • HR315: Commending Judy Boyce Perry.
  • HB34: Railroads; freight train crew requirements, civil penalty.
  • HB779: Norfolk, City of; eliminates cap on salaries of appointed members of school board.
  • HB1063: Marijuana; decriminalization of simple possession.
  • HB1064: Medical marijuana; written certification issued by physician.
  • HB1065: Marijuana; convicted of possession, expungement of police and court records.
  • HB1066: Police and court records; expungement of records.
  • HB1067: Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; campaign committees, final report requirement.
  • HB1068: License plates, special; veterans of certain military reserve organizations.
  • HB1069: Vehicle registration; extension for satisfaction of certain requirements.
  • HB1070: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995, etc.; affected local jurisdictions and public entities.
  • HB1071: Health regulatory boards; electronic notice of license renewal.
  • HB1072: Absentee voting; no excuse.
  • HB1073: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • HB1074: Protective orders; reciprocal no contact provisions.
  • HB1086: Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads; adds two legislative members to Commission.
  • HB1207: Investigative and enforcement proceedings; information provided to individuals or business entities.
  • HB1209: Relocation of call centers to a foreign country; notification requirements.
  • HB1527: Civil Air Patrol; leave for volunteer members.
  • HJ25: Midtown and Downtown Tunnels in Hampton Roads; JLARC to study reduction or elimination of tolls.
  • HJ104: Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission established.
  • HJ105: State-owned ports; JLARC to study impact on local governments.
  • HR111: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Earle C. Mobley.
  • 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; preadmission screening for 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.