Delegate Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)

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Party
Democratic
District
23: County of Amherst (part); City of Lynchburg [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Left Office
January 2010
Copatroning Habits
58% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 73% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 54% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Lynchburg News and Advance: Valentine speaks about redistricting reform at voter's league meeting

May 21, 2015
Valentine speaks about redistricting reform at voter's league meetingWhenever Shannon Valentine speaks about redistricting reform ? an issue she's advocated for at forums and events statewide over the past year ? she always expects to get the same skeptical question: Can it ever really happen in Virginia? ?I will tell ...

Metro Weekly: Jeb Bush to speak at Liberty University

April 16, 2015
Jerry Falwell, Jr. has also notably been bold and upfront about his desire to marshal Liberty University students and alumni into a conservative voting bloc to influence elections, as he did on a local level in 2009 to defeat then-Del. Shannon ...and more »

The Daily Progress: Citizens to governor's commission: Redistricting reform needed

November 6, 2014
Citizens to governor's commission: Redistricting reform neededRick Boucher; Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia CEO and former Del. Viola Baskerville; former UVa ... Several people spoke in support of a proposal for redistricting, proposed by OneVirginia2021, including former Del. Shannon Valentine.and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Former Lynchburg delegate Valentine leads redistricting group

February 18, 2014
RICHMOND ? Former Del. Shannon Valentine of Lynchburg took a lead role Tuesday with a group that hopes to end gerrymandering in political districts. Valentine, who served in the House of Delegates from 2006 through 2009, is rounding up people from ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Redistricting reform advocates hope more change is ahead in Virginia

October 9, 2014
?This is just one example of gerrymandering in our commonwealth,? said Shannon Valentine, a former state delegate. ?We live in one of the most .... The city previously was consolidated under the 23rd District, represented by Del. Scott Garrett, R ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Shannon Valentine’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 15 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB687: Campaign telephone calls; disclosure requirements.
  • HB1684: Retirement System; retirees may be hired as nurses without interrupting retirement benefits.
  • HB1685: Bipartisan Redistricting Commission; created.
  • HB1735: Arts and cultural districts; grants statewide authority for creation thereof.
  • HB2234: State agencies; prohibit companies that have certain business operations in Sudan from bidding.
  • HB2235: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • HB2236: Security officer, private; changed from private security guard.
  • HB2237: Contracts; improper use of payment device numbers, penalty.
  • HB2238: Hazardous materials; extends disqualification for violation of out-of-service order.
  • HB2239: Compulsory training standards; persons designated to provide courthouse security.
  • HB2240: Economic Development Partnership Authority; board of directors authority to appoint thereto.
  • HB2241: Detector canine handler & examiner; Dept. of Criminal Justice Service to provide partial exemption.
  • HB2542: Move-over law; motorists must, if safe, move left when approaching stationary emergency vehicles.
  • HB2543: Campaign fundraising; requires contributions over $500 received by statewide officials be reported.
  • HB2664: Access management; Transportation Commissioner to take measures to develop local corridor plans.
  • HJ714: Passenger and freight rail transportation programs; JLARC to study long-term funding needs of State.
  • HJ992: Commending the Lynchburg Life Saving and First Aid Crew, Inc., on its 75th anniversary.
  • HB556: Retirement System; investments related to Sudan.
  • HB557: Witnesses; provisions applicable to those in criminal as well as civil cases.
  • HB558: Driving while intoxicated; elimination of requirement that intoxicant be self-administered.
  • HB687: Campaign telephone calls; disclosure requirements.
  • HB688: Claims; Anthony Fields.
  • HB689: Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; designating funds to be deposited therein for use by certain cities.
  • HB1198: Driver's license, commercial; State law conformance with federal requirements.
  • HB1199: Wines; ABC Board to sell in stores magazines, etc. whose purpose is to educate consumers.
  • HB1200: Contracts; improper use of payment device numbers.
  • HJ105: Autism services; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study.
  • HJ106: Fluorescent light bulbs; Recycling Markets Development Council to study costs and benefits of recy.
  • HJ570: Commending ABC 13 WSET.
  • HB1731: Retirement System; retirees hired as nurses.
  • HB1828: Retirement System; investments related to Sudan.
  • HB2163: Incident management; VDOT vehicles are exempt from certain provisions.
  • HB2164: TransDominion Express Commission; created.
  • HB2165: Monacan Parkway; designating as portion of Route 29 within Town of Amherst and Campbell County.
  • HB3102: City of Lynchburg Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; created.
  • HB1491: Absentee voting & ballots; procedures for returning to electoral board.
  • HB1492: Driving while intoxicated; penalty for driving commercial motor vehicle.
  • HB1608: Comprehensive plan; recreational & sports opportunities to be considered as factors by localities.
  • HJ386: Celebrating the life of Ronald V. Dolan.
  • HR39: Commending Heritage High School boys' track team.
  • HR40: Commending E. C. Glass boys' track team.