Senator Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)

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Party
Republican
District
22: Amherst County (All), Appomattox County (All), Buckingham County (All), Cumberland County (All), Fluvanna County (All), Goochland County (All), Prince Edward County (All), Louisa County (Part), Lynchburg City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Website
votetom.net
Copatroning Habits
58% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 55% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
26.1% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$17,440.27 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Top 10 Donors
Virginia Trial Lawyers, PAC Attorneys at Law Richmond $1,000
Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen Law Firm Richmond $1,000
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Provider OH $1,000
National College Education Roanoke $750
American Electric Power Power Generation Richmond $500
Abbott Laboratories Employee PAC Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Products Abbott Park $500
Management Services Corporation, DCRJ Rental Escrow Acct. Real Estate Investment and Management Charlottesville $500
Virginia Society of Anesthesiologists, PAC Medical Providers Richmond $500
Reed Smith LLP, PAC Law Firm Richmond $500
Virginia Optometric Association Medical Service Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: General Assembly sends budget to McAuliffe

February 26, 2015
Sen. Tom Garrett, R-?Louisa County?, cast the no vote. The $35 billion reflects general fund dollars, the state taxpayer money that largely is allocated to education, health and public safety. The budget's passage was smoothed by the recovery of tax ...

Roanoke Times: Virginia General Assembly sends budget to Gov. Terry McAuliffe

February 26, 2015
The House voted 95-5 and the Senate 38-1 to approve the budget deal reached by negotiators last weekend and presented to legislators more than 48 hours before the vote. Sen. Tom Garrett, R-Louisa County, cast the no vote. The $35 billion reflects ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Switchblades, brass knuckles, throwing stars could soon be legal to sell in Va.

February 17, 2015
azcentral.comThrowing stars (top) and brass knuckles (bottom) would become legal to sell under a bill proposed by Virginia Sen. Tom Garrett. Posted: Tuesday, Febru 7:48 pm. Switchblades, brass knuckles, throwing stars could soon be legal to sell in Va ...General Assembly notebook: Virginia House of Delegates backs ethics overhaulRoanoke TimesLegislative notebook: Bake sale details divide House, SenateDaily PressHouse Now Wants To Keep Brass Knuckles IllegalWINA AM 1070 (press release)all 174 news articles »

Daily Press: House, Senate churn through bills, negotiations

February 25, 2015
Tom Garrett, R-Hadensville, who decried any "pointy headed bureaucrats" telling people how to live. "We're going to have ... people freezing to death in their own home," said state Sen. Bill Carrico, R-Galax. "They might show up at our house and burn ...and more »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Garrett's bill to allow permit holders to bring guns onto school property fails

February 2, 2015
WDBJ7Garrett's bill to allow permit holders to bring guns onto school property failsSen. Tom Garrett's bid to allow permit holders to bring concealed guns onto school property was defeated Monday in the Senate. Senate Bill 1132 was backed by gun-rights groups, but heavily opposed by educators and gun-control advocates. The bill would ...Senate defeats bill to allow guns on school property in off hoursRoanoke TimesBill Allowing Guns on School Grounds Shot DownWVTFState Senate defeats Republican bill to allow guns on school propertyAugusta Free PressWINA AM 1070 (press release)all 31 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of Tom Garrett’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2012. There are 171 video clips in all.

Index

Jan 24, 2012Jan 24, 2012Jan 24, 2012Jan 24, 2012Jan 25, 2012Jan 25, 2012Jan 25, 2012Jan 25, 2012Jan 26, 2012Jan 27, 2012Jan 31, 2012Feb 01, 2012Feb 02, 2012Feb 02, 2012Feb 02, 2012Feb 03, 2012Feb 03, 2012Feb 03, 2012Feb 03, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 06, 2012Feb 07, 2012Feb 08, 2012Feb 08, 2012Feb 10, 2012Feb 10, 2012Feb 13, 2012Feb 13, 2012Feb 13, 2012Feb 13, 2012Feb 14, 2012Feb 17, 2012Feb 17, 2012Feb 20, 2012Feb 22, 2012Feb 23, 2012Feb 23, 2012Feb 23, 2012Feb 23, 2012Feb 23, 2012Feb 23, 2012Feb 29, 2012Mar 05, 2012Mar 06, 2012Mar 06, 2012Mar 06, 2012Mar 07, 2012Mar 07, 2012Mar 08, 2012Mar 09, 2012Mar 10, 2012Mar 10, 2012Jan 15, 2013Jan 15, 2013Jan 16, 2013Jan 18, 2013Jan 21, 2013Jan 21, 2013Jan 21, 2013Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 23, 2013Jan 24, 2013Jan 24, 2013Jan 24, 2013Jan 25, 2013Jan 25, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 28, 2013Jan 29, 2013Jan 29, 2013Jan 30, 2013Jan 30, 2013Jan 31, 2013Jan 31, 2013Feb 01, 2013Feb 01, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 04, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 05, 2013Feb 06, 2013Feb 07, 2013Feb 08, 2013Feb 12, 2013Feb 12, 2013Feb 14, 2013Feb 14, 2013Feb 14, 2013Feb 15, 2013Feb 15, 2013Feb 15, 2013Feb 18, 2013Feb 18, 2013Feb 18, 2013Feb 19, 2013Feb 19, 2013Feb 19, 2013Feb 19, 2013Feb 19, 2013Feb 19, 2013Feb 21, 2013Feb 21, 2013Feb 21, 2013Feb 21, 2013Jan 17, 2014Jan 20, 2014Jan 20, 2014Jan 21, 2014Jan 21, 2014Jan 21, 2014Jan 21, 2014Jan 22, 2014Jan 22, 2014Jan 23, 2014Jan 24, 2014Jan 24, 2014Jan 27, 2014Jan 29, 2014Jan 29, 2014Jan 29, 2014Jan 29, 2014Jan 30, 2014Jan 31, 2014Feb 03, 2014Feb 03, 2014Feb 04, 2014Feb 04, 2014Feb 05, 2014Feb 05, 2014Feb 06, 2014Feb 06, 2014Feb 07, 2014Feb 07, 2014Feb 07, 2014Feb 10, 2014Feb 10, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 11, 2014Feb 17, 2014Feb 18, 2014Feb 19, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 21, 2014Feb 28, 2014Feb 28, 2014Apr 23, 2014Apr 23, 2014Apr 23, 2014Apr 23, 2014Apr 23, 2014

Bills

  • SB442: Sexual abuse; increases penalty for abuse of child 13 or 14 years of age to Class 6 felony.
  • SB574: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB656: Economic development, local; revenues from certain taxes for qualified locality.
  • SB982: Graduation requirements; local alternative paths to standard units of credit.
  • SB983: Higher educational institutions, four-year public; dual enrollment programs.
  • SB984: Standards of Learning tests; expedited retake.
  • SB985: Virginia Public School Educational Technology Grants Program; leases of educational technology.
  • SB986: Senate districts; adjustment.
  • SB987: Virginia Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for Virginia businesses.
  • SB1026: Lobbyist disclosure; reporting by certain political subdivisions.
  • SB1027: Passing with a double yellow line; drivers allowed to pass pedestrian, stopped vehicle, etc.
  • SB1130: Blackjacks and other similar weapons; sale or possession of with intent to sell.
  • SB1131: School calendar.
  • SB1132: Concealed handgun; possession on school property prohibited.
  • SB1133: State and local government officers and employees; prohibited conduct, retaliation.
  • SB1134: General Assembly members; prohibited conduct.
  • SB1135: Adoption leave benefit; creates new classification for state employee.
  • SB1136: Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on; powers and duties, effect of administrative rules.
  • SB1137: Loaded rifle or shotgun; regulation of transportation.
  • SB1138: Sexual abuse of certain children; penalty.
  • SB1139: General Assembly; testimony under oath before committee or subcommittee.
  • SB1140: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB1143: Quarantine zones; establishment by the Governor at the request of the Commissioner.
  • SB1144: Local economic development.
  • SB1158: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks in Commonwealth.
  • SB1329: Higher educational institutions; memorandum of understanding and policies for sexual assaults.
  • SB1392: Planning district commissions; representation of regional partners.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office.
  • SJ244: Study; long-term impact of biosolids and industrial waste; report.
  • SJ263: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office.
  • SJ264: Constitutional amendment; right to acquire farm-produced food.
  • SJ265: Commending Ashland D. Fortune.
  • SB8: Tow truck drivers; registration after conviction of violent crimes.
  • SB9: Coyotes; lawful to hunt or kill on Sundays.
  • SB10: Water and sewer system; discounted fees and charges for low-income and disabled customers.
  • SB12: Legislators; prohibits member of General Assembly from using his position to retaliate, etc.
  • SB13: Hunting dogs, etc.; permission from landowner to retrieve from property.
  • SB14: Sodomy; crimes against nature, clarifies provisions of clause, penalty.
  • SB121: State and local government officers and employees; prohibitied conduct.
  • SB123: Wind & other energy projects; Board shall consult with DEQ on regulations, impacts on wildlife.
  • SB189: Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on; effect of administrative rules.
  • SB190: DUI; probation.
  • SB343: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; use of consumer and restricted consumer fireworks, etc.
  • SB368: Rifle or shotgun, loaded; regulation of transportation.
  • SB436: Senate districts; technical adjustments.
  • SB441: Student discipline; expulsion due to firearm or drug offenses.
  • SB442: Sexual abuse; increases penalty for abuse of child 13 or 14 years of age to Class 6 felony.
  • SB574: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB581: Longwood University; removal of member of Board of Visitors.
  • SB582: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to utilize storm-based approach in order to derive PMP.
  • SB583: General Assembly; testimony under oath before committee or subcommittee.
  • SB656: Economic development, local; revenues from certain taxes for qualified locality.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SJ190: Commending the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River.
  • SR43: Celebrating the life of John Bagby III.
  • SB665: Standards of Learning; method of administration.
  • SB667: Child endangerment; relocated to Title 18.2, cruelty and injuries to children, penalty.
  • SB668: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB677: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • SB791: State Inspector General, Office of; develop and implement an audit work plan, report.
  • SB792: Nonpublic school students; participation in interscholastic programs.
  • SB793: Solicitation of election fraud; penalty.
  • SB794: Disabled parking placards; physicians may issue to patients.
  • SB795: Forensic Toxicology Fund; created.
  • SB796: Spousal privilege; creates statutory exception in criminal cases.
  • SB797: Electric utilities; advanced meters.
  • SB798: Service districts; any locality may amend boundaries of an established district, etc.
  • SB799: Real property tax; special valuation for land preservation.
  • SB801: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB802: Electoral boards; meetings.
  • SB803: Hunting; lawful to hunt or kill coyotes on Sunday.
  • SB804: Voluntary boundary agreement between localities; attachment of GIS map to petitions.
  • SB805: Elections; costs of primaries.
  • SB806: Presidential primaries; localities shall be reimbursed by State for all costs incurred.
  • SB810: Legislation; prohibits any committee of General Assembly from reporting bill impacting localities.
  • SB811: False lien or encumbrance; filing against real or personal property of another, penalty.
  • SB812: Public school interscholastic programs; participation of students receiving home instruction.
  • SB813: Electoral boards and general registrars; reimbursement of costs of compensation and expenses.
  • SB825: Courts of record; land records; indigency determinations.
  • SB826: Abortion; funding by Board of Health for certain women.
  • SB827: Federal statutes or regulations; implementation of regulatory stringency standard.
  • SB910: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; redefines what constitutes permissible fireworks in State.
  • SB949: Medical assistance fraud investigations; service of subpoenas.
  • SB950: Practitioners of medicine, etc.; updates terminology in sections governing licensure, etc.
  • SB1249: Financial institutions; checks required to show date account was opened.
  • SB1297: Criminal judgment; appeal based on erroneously admitted evidence.
  • SB1322: Dead bodies; Commonwealth shall pay cost of disposition.
  • SB1323: Temporary detention; execution of order, transportation.
  • SB1375: Claims; Edna Twiddy.
  • SB1378: Firearms; person guilty of Class 4 felony if sells to person he knows is prohibited from possessing.
  • SJ254: Celebrating the life of Warren Gordon Richardson.
  • SJ276: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SJ368: United States Constitution; General Assembly recognizes 2nd Amendment protects right to bear arms.
  • SJ383: Commending The Central Virginian.
  • SJ419: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Donald Lawrence Trent, Sr.
  • SR33: Celebrating the life of Rear Admiral DeWitt Leroy Freeman, USN (Ret.).
  • SB461: Sexually violent predators; conducting probable cause hearing.
  • SB476: Confidential juvenile records; sharing with state and local correctional facilities, confidential.
  • SB481: Vehicle odometers; increases penalty for tampering.
  • SB527: Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state employment for members of National Guard.
  • SB528: Hunting and fishing license, special; permanently disabled veteran to apply and receive at no cost.
  • SB665: Standards of Learning; method of administration.
  • SB666: Fines and fees; disposition of fines in traffic cases.
  • SB667: Child endangerment; relocated to Title 18.2, cruelty and injuries to children, penalty.
  • SB668: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB669: Voter registration records; general registrar to cancel registration of voter shown to be a felon.
  • SB670: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • SB676: Recycling survey; requires solid waste planning units and localities to submit report every 4 years.
  • SB677: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • SJ227: Commending Jerry Cutright.
  • SJ228: Celebrating the life of Louisa County Sheriffs Office K-9 Unit Bloodhound Maggie.