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.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Blacksburg meeting hears about gerrymandering's harms

March 2, 2017
Blacksburg meeting hears about gerrymandering's harmsBLACKSBURG ? People associated with a nonprofit organization aiming to end gerrymandering in Virginia encouraged a crowded meeting Thursday night to support their efforts as part of a greater goal to hold lawmakers more accountable and improve ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Democrat announces bid to challenge Del. Garrett in 23rd House District

March 8, 2017
Democrats will nominate candidates for House Districts 23 and 22 ? held by Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County ? in caucuses May 23, leaving candidates until May 10 to file with the party. Independents may file with the state as late as June 13, the ...

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: Virginia redistricting reformers lobby for a permanent fix

January 28, 2017
Del. Mark L. Cole, R-Spotsylvania, who chairs the Privileges and Elections Committee, says the time is wrong to make substantive changes to Virginia's redistricting process. The commonwealth, he said, should wait for any reform until court cases are ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Lynchburg loses a 'legend' in civil rights leader Walter Fore Jr.

September 30, 2016
Lynchburg loses a 'legend' in civil rights leader Walter Fore Jr.Like Warner, former state delegate Preston Bryant also tapped Fore for his expertise. They met when ... Former state delegate Shannon Valentine, who had an opportunity to say goodbye to Fore on Thursday night, called him one of her heroes. In an email ...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.