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
Counties, Cities and Towns, Finance, Science and Technology
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, 61% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
0% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

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 ...

Virginian-Pilot: Editorial: A blight removed from City Hall at last

February 22, 2017
Del. Steve Heretick from Portsmouth, a former member of that municipality's City Council, has shepherded HB2364 through both the House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate. Heretick's bill provides that ?[a]ny officer convicted of a felony under the ...and more » Bill to suspend convicted elected officials could take effect immediately

February 3, 2017
NORFOLK, Va. ? A bill to automatically suspend convicted local elected officials now includes an amendment to have the law take effect immediately, according to Del. Steve Heretick's office. Del. Heretick (D-Portsmouth) proposed the law, which would ...Attorney: If bill passes, removing Burfoot would be unconstitutional13newsnow.comall 2 news articles »

WAVY-TV: Bill would automatically suspend officials upon felony conviction

February 2, 2017
New legislation making its way through the General Assembly would change things for people in situations like Burfoot's. Del. Steve Heretick (D ? Portsmouth) said House Bill 2364 would suspend local elected officials upon conviction of a felony offense.and more »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): 2017 Virginia Democratic House Candidates by District [2/22/17 UPDATES]

February 10, 2017
The following lists Virginia's 100 House of Delegates districts, the percentage that Mark Warner won in 2014 against Ed Gillespie just to give an idea of the district's partisan ?lean? the geographic makeup of the district; and who the Democratic ...

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.