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, 60% 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: 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 ...

Virginian-Pilot: Bill in Virginia General Assembly aims to avoid another Anthony Burfoot situation

January 17, 2017
The Norfolk treasurer is able to stay in office after being convicted of bribery because under state law, a felony conviction forces a public official from office only once ?all rights of appeal under Virginia law have expired.? On Monday, Del. Steve ...and more »

Daily Press: Shad Plank: Like paying tolls? You're likely to love Trump's infrastructure plan

January 20, 2017
Shad Plank: Like paying tolls? You're likely to love Trump's infrastructure planTolls: Legislators passed a number of changes this year governing interactions between private highway tolling companies and Virginia drivers. Among other things, House Bill 1069 increases the period before those companies can increase violation fees, ...and more »

Virginia Gazette: Virginia likely to ease rules on marijuana use

January 31, 2017
Under bills filed by Lucas (SB 908) and Del. Steve Heretick, D-Portsmouth (HB 1906), simple possession of marijuana would draw a civil penalty up to $250 for a first violation. Under SB 1269 by Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-Alexandria, a first offender would face ...and more »

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; 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.