Sen. Tara Durant (R-Fredericksburg)

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27: All of Fredericksburg City; parts of Spotsylvania County and Stafford County
Took Office
January 2022
Next Election
November 2027
Copatroning Habits
74% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 84% of them are Republicans. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 65% of them are Republicans.
Bills Passed
31.8% in 2024
From the Legislator’s Website


  • SB64: Retail Sales and Use Tax; establishes an annual tax holiday that takes place in August.
  • SB65: Issuing citations; defective and unsafe equipment.
  • SB74: Prescription Monitoring Program; release of records to drug court administrators.
  • SB75: Early childhood care and education; publicly funded providers, exemption from licensure.
  • SB76: Child day centers operated by religious institutions; exemption from licensure.
  • SB401: Military leaves of absence for employees of the Commonwealth, etc.; includes prof. firefighters.
  • SB403: Behavioral health technicians, etc.; scope of practice, supervision, and qualifications.
  • SB404: Certificate of public need; hospitals licensed by DBHDS psychiatric beds.
  • SB406: Political campaign advertisements; advertisements sponsored by a person or nonparty committee.
  • SB407: Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact; enters the Commonwealth into Compact.
  • SB408: Charitable organization; registration fees, solicitation of contributions.
  • SB440: School protection officers; employment in public schools.
  • SB441: School boards; employment verification, requirement.
  • SB442: Computer trespass; class 6 felony if committed against any elementary and secondary schools.
  • SB443: Public schools; transfer & management of scholastic records, disclosure of info. in court notices.
  • SB444: School boards; placement in alternative education programs, disclosure of certain information.
  • SB445: Veterans and active duty members of the Armed Forces; credit for service, teacher salary scale.
  • SB640: Energy storage systems; clarifies the tax treatment of systems.
  • SB653: State psychiatric hospitals; temporary detention orders, delayed admission to determine med. needs.
  • SB677: Real property tax; notice of rate and assessment changes.
  • SB681: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; expands eligibility for loans.
  • SB731: Child pornography; production, publication, sale, financing, etc., penalty.
  • SJ116: Celebrating the life of Mia Ethridge.
  • SJ132: Commending the Stafford High School competition cheer team.
  • SJ159: Celebrating the life of George Declan O'Reilly.
  • SJ171: Commending Jennifer McCall.
  • SJ173: Commending Nancy Collins.
  • SJ201: Commending Fredericksburg Fallen Heroes.
  • SJ202: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Douglas Kittredge.
  • SJ203: Commending Beth Marshall.
  • SJ206: Commending ArtsLIVE!
  • SJ223: Commending Thomas Taylor, Ed.D.
  • SJ231: Commending the Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail.
  • SR86: Commending Michael Charles Huntley II.
  • HB1015: Protective orders; workplace violence.
  • HB1703: Issuing citations; certain traffic offenses.
  • HB1707: Public school students; self-identification as gender other than biological sex, parental contact.
  • HB1901: Absentee voting in person; available beginning on the fourteenth day prior to election.
  • HB1903: School boards; online portal for parents to access content in school libraries.
  • HB1927: Tax returns; filing returns or payment of taxes by mail.
  • HB1928: School bus operators; training, remote online and Spanish language options.
  • HB1929: Children of certain federal employees; educational opportunities.
  • HB1931: Sexually violent predators; civil commitment, penalty.
  • HB1942: Real property tax; notice of rate and assessment changes.
  • HB1945: Children and adolescents; data reporting, reporting requirements.
  • HB2335: Virginia Retirement System; investments, environmental, social, and governance investing restricted.
  • HB2358: School protection officers; employment in public schools.
  • HB2461: COVID-19; penalty reimbursements, sunset provision.
  • HB2476: Pregnant women; website that provides available service and programs.
  • HB2495: Middle School Mathematics Innovation Zone Program; established.
  • HJ564: Commending Thomas Trant.
  • HJ576: Celebrating the life of Johnny Plummer Johnson.
  • HJ631: Commending the Stafford High School competitive cheer team.
  • HJ652: Commending White Oak Primitive Baptist Church.
  • HJ653: Commending Grace Anne Braxton.
  • HJ654: Commending the Fredericksburg City Public Schools Transportation Department.
  • HJ684: Commending the Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic High School football team.
  • HJ719: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel Justin Constantine, USMC, Ret.
  • HJ720: Commending Charles Monroe.
  • HB978: Cities and counties; distribution of recordation tax.
  • HB1008: RSUT; exemption for food purchased for human consumption and essential personal hygiene.
  • HB1009: Sexually explicit content; DOE shall develop model policies, parental notification.
  • HB1010: Real property taxes; notice of proposed increase, notice of public hearing.
  • HB1015: Protective orders; workplace violence.
  • HB1222: Driver's licenses; revocation, completion of specialty dockets.
  • HJ453: Commending The Cadet and The Cadet Foundation.