Senator Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Photo of Siobhan Dunnavant
12: Henrico County (Part), Hanover County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2016
Next Election
November 2019
Education and Health, Finance, Local Government, Public Education, Health Licensing (Chair), Special Public Smoking Legislation
Copatroning Habits
73% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 67% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 58% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
22.7% in 2016

An OB/GYN, she is the sister of Del. Chris Stolle.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Henrico judge rules that state lawmakers cannot be individually subject to FOIA

July 2, 2017
A Henrico County circuit judge has ruled that state lawmakers are not individually subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act, agreeing with an argument by attorneys for state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico, that only a ?public body,? not an ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Virginia caregivers collaborate on treating opioid-dependent moms and babies

June 28, 2017
?In 2016, more than 770 babies in Virginia were born with neonatal abstinence syndrome ? 1 percent of babies born that year,? Siobhan Dunnavant, a state senator and obstetrician from Henrico, said Wednesday. The number of babies born in Virginia who ...and more » Essex Village in court over 18 criminal charges

July 14, 2017
Other elected officials are also beginning to respond to the ongoing investigation into the Henrico apartment complex. State Senator Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico County) said the living conditions at Essex Village are "egregious" and she is currently ...and more » Editorial: Open government takes a one-two punch from Virginia courts

July 7, 2017
A Loudoun County resident had submitted a FOIA request for state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant's social-media records. Yoffy ruled that Dunnavant didn't have to respond because the FOIA law applies to public bodies, and she isn't one ? and never mind the ...

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Siobhan Dunnavant Withdraws Reeves Endorsement for LG

May 20, 2017
To his credit, when I called Senator Reeves to voice my concerns he said it was not his intention to offend me or any other woman. He apologized for not checking with me in advance and said that he would take down the ad. Later that week, I addressed ...

These are all of the video clips of Siobhan Dunnavant’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2016. There are 10 video clips in all.


  • SB1009: Telemedicine, practice of; prescribing controlled substances.
  • SB1024: Doctor of medicine, etc.; reporting disabilities of drivers to DMV, not subject to civil liability.
  • SB1025: Payment of estimated taxes by certain public service corporations; repeal.
  • SB1026: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution.
  • SB1028: Immunizations; posting of reports on individual school's website.
  • SB1029: Virginia taxable income; deduction for personal exemptions.
  • SB1229: Driver's license or learner's permit; issuance, minimum standards for vision tests.
  • SB1230: Opiate prescriptions; electronic prescriptions.
  • SB1232: Opioids; limit on amount prescribed, extends sunset provision.
  • SB1234: Higher educational institutions, public; SCHEV to develop a passport credit program.
  • SB1240: Virginia Virtual School Board; established, report.
  • SB1241: Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty and civil action.
  • SB1242: Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs.
  • SB1243: Va. Parental Choice Education Savings Accounts; established, definitions, report, effective clause.
  • SB1244: Glucagon; administration by emergency medical services providers.
  • SB1245: Public education; economics education and financial literacy.
  • SB1401: Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; lot owner representation on association board.
  • SB1403: Controlled substances; use of FDA-approved substance upon publication of final rule, etc.
  • SB1561: Emergency Department Care Coordination Program; established.
  • SB1562: Medicaid Supplemental Rate Fund; created.
  • SB1566: Certificate of Public Need program; established, report.
  • SJ258: Commending Northstar Academy.
  • SJ282: Substance-Exposed Infant Awareness Week.
  • SJ321: Commending the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation.
  • SR124: Celebrating the life of David A. Kaechele.
  • SR141: Commending the Glen Allen 10-Year-Old All-Stars baseball team.
  • SR143: Celebrating the life of Richard W. Glover.
  • SR146: Celebrating the life of Juan Dip.
  • SR147: Commending Meredith Polk.
  • SB201: Division of fees among physicians.
  • SB212: Health regulatory boards; membership and terms.
  • SB399: Practitioners of healing arts; temporary authorization to practice.
  • SB455: Social Services, Department of; information sharing.
  • SB513: Prescription Monitoring Program; requirements of prescribers of opiates.
  • SB622: Military medical personnel; pilot program for personnel to practice medicine.
  • SB679: General Services, Department of; shall provide dashboard of purchase order reports from eVa.
  • SB680: General Assembly; JLARC to review fiscal impact statements for executive orders when requested.
  • SB685: Virginia taxable income; deduction for personal exemptions.
  • SB773: Medical Assistance Services, Department of; asset location and recovery.
  • SB774: DMAS; Request for Proposal.
  • SB775: DMAS; Medicaid eligibility and application.
  • SJ96: College readiness; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, et al.
  • SJ122: Commending Henrico High School.
  • SJ123: Commending Douglas S. Freeman High School.
  • SJ124: Commending Deep Run High School.
  • SJ125: Commending Mills E. Godwin High School.
  • SJ177: Commending St. Marys Hospital.
  • SJ184: Commending the Virginia Urological Society.
  • SJ208: Commending the Virginia Urological Society.
  • SR31: Commending the James River Association.
  • SR57: Commending James D. Campbell.