Delegate Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)

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Party
Republican
District
61: Counties of Amelia, Cumberland, Lunenburg (part), Mecklenburg, and Nottoway [map]
Took Office
January 2001
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, General Laws, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Copatroning Habits
83% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 78% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
21.4% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$59,052.26 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Altria Client Services, Inc. Manufacturer Richmond, $500
Kelley Irby Osborn Retired Kenbridge $250
Republic Services, Inc. c/o Awin Mgmt. Inc. c/o Allied Waste Services Waste Removal AZ $250
The Bank of Southside Virginia Bank Carson $250
Earle O. Moore Physician Chase City $250
R. Hart Hudson Agri-Business South Hill $250
Mayo K. Gravatt Attorney Blackstone $250
Robert E. Hawthorne Attorney Lunenburg $250
David K. Biggs Owner/President of Construction Company NC $250
Earl P. Pinchbeck Retired Victoria $150

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Monterey County Herald: Seb Crampton boosts Cal golf to team win

February 21, 2015
Cal golfer Seb Crampton, a Stevenson School alumnus, shot a 2-under 214 in the John Burns Intercollegiate at Wailua Golf Course in Hawaii to earn eighth place and help boost the Golden Bears to a seven-shot team victory over second-place New Mexico.

Monterey County Herald: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Spyglass often separates pretenders from ...

February 13, 2015
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Spyglass often separates pretenders from ...Departs every half-hour from Steinbeck Plaza, Prescott Street at Cannery Row and 98 Del Monte Ave. at Calle Principal. Cost is $20 per day or $70 for a four-day ticket, cash only. Parking is $5 with valid shuttle ticket in the Cannery Row Garage, 600 ...and more »

Chatham Star Tribune: Senate unanimously passes budget

February 18, 2015
Fortunately, Del. Tommy Wright's version of the bill did make it to the Senate for consideration. Several of my important bills were also sponsored by a member of the House of Delegates. Those include a major restructuring of the commission that ...and more »

Monterey County Herald: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Clint Eastwood guides squad to 3M Celebrity ...

February 11, 2015
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Clint Eastwood guides squad to 3M Celebrity ...Pebble Beach >> Playing in the 3M Celebrity Challenge for the first time in 10 years, Clint Eastwood stole the show as his team earned the win at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am event on Wednesday. The alternate-shot tournament on Holes 1, 2, 3, ...and more »

AmmoLand.com: Congrats Virginia. Pro-Gun Bills Advance, Anti-Gun Bills Are All Gone!

February 6, 2015
Later, when the hearing was underway, another anti came over to talk to one of our Executive members and was talking in such a loud, animated voice that the chairman, Delegate Tommy Wright, had to use the gavel and give the person a stern warning, ...and more »

Bills

  • HB1533: Obscene sexual display in a public place; third offense, penalty.
  • HB2289: Auxiliary lights on public utility vehicles; certain vehicles may be equipped with clear lights.
  • HB2303: Sexually violent predators; notice of hearings, conditional release plan.
  • HJ507: National Day of the Cowboy; designating as fourth Saturday in July 2015, and each year thereafter.
  • HJ721: Commending Circle Sales Incorporated.
  • HJ722: Commending the Courier-Record.
  • HJ738: Commending the Rotary Club of Lunenburg.
  • HB9: Parking of certain vehicles; adds Town of Blackstone to list of towns that may regulate or prohibit.
  • HB330: Judges; adds fourth circuit court judge to 10th Judicial Circuit.
  • HB503: Charter; Town of Victoria.
  • HB715: Archery and crossbow; establishing new combined license.
  • HB1117: Stormwater Management Program; delays implementation by local governments.
  • HJ63: Celebrating the life of Harriett Pittard Beales.
  • HJ64: Commending Anita H. French.
  • HJ5071: Commending Payne Memorial United Methodist Church.
  • HJ5084: Commending Amelia Baptist Church.
  • HJ5202: Commending Tabernacle United Methodist Church.
  • HJ5203: Commending Burkeville Presbyterian Church.
  • HJ5204: Commending South Hill Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ5205: Commending the La Crosse Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HR176: Commending Zion Hill Baptist Church.
  • HB1347: Workers' compensation; weather as risk of public safety officer's employment,injuries incurred.
  • HB1452: Charter; Town of Chase City.
  • HB1752: Personal representatives; access to digital accounts.
  • HB1753: Meherrin River; designates 17.8-mile segment as component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System
  • HB1754: Service of process; in order to be timely, must be made within 90 days from commencement of action.
  • HJ748: Commending Horace E. Meyers.
  • HJ808: Commending the Town of Blackstone.
  • HJ839: Commending the Town of Crewe.
  • HB32: Charter; Town of Brodnax.
  • HB1119: Wake surfing; unlawful to operate certain watercraft within 50 feet of docks, etc., exception.
  • HB1120: Circuit court judges; increases number in Tenth Judicial Circuit.
  • HB1205: Charter; Town of South Hill.
  • HJ2: Taxation of local government property physically located in a different locality; JLARC to study.
  • HJ222: Commending the Town of Boydton on the occasion of its 200th anniversary.
  • HJ317: Celebrating the life of Arkley Dillard Johnson, Jr.
  • HJ318: Celebrating the life of Max Morris Dewey, Jr.
  • HJ319: Celebrating the life of Wallace F. Hardaway.
  • HB1464: Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Department of; disposition of unclaimed bodies.
  • HB1711: Transient occupancy tax; adds Brunswick County to those localities authorized to impose.
  • HB1712: Fishing; if person is in interjurisdictional inland waters he is subject to laws of jurisdiction.
  • HB2224: Illegal gambling; amends definition.
  • HB2225: Inmates; Department of Corrections to establish a personal trust account therefor.
  • HB2226: Alcoholic beverage control; notice for registered public objections to new licensee applications.
  • HB2401: Workers' compensation; increases farm and horticultural laborers to remain exempt from requirements.
  • HB2402: Interbasin water transfers; establishes a procedure.
  • HJ592: Commending Chase City Lodge 119 AF&AM on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
  • HJ752: Commending Victoria Christian Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ771: Celebrating the life of Henry W. Hicks.
  • HJ980: Celebrating the life of Lewis Wardlaw Parker, Jr.
  • HB3: State parks; expands Disabled Veteran's Passport program.
  • HB4: Roanoke River Basin Advisory Committee; removes cap on reappointments for nonlegislative citizens.
  • HB26: Concealed handgun permit; documentation and information provided by applicant.
  • HJ207: Commending the Southside Rescue Squad, Inc., on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ269: Commending the South Central Fair on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ400: Commending the Honorable Thomas V. Warren.
  • HJ453: Commending Amelia County on the occasion of its 275th anniversary.
  • HB1583: License plates, special; issuance to those celebrating State's tobacco heritage.
  • HB1609: Foxhound training preserve; establishes license for nonresidents to hunt therein for $12.
  • HB1613: Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate device.
  • HB1824: Branding of titles; title for repaired or rebuilt vehicle shall be printed on title.
  • HB2523: Alcoholic beverage control; grounds for suspension or revocation of a license.
  • HB2533: Studded tires; emergency vehicles to operate therewith.
  • HB2582: Charter; Town of Clarksville.
  • HJ826: Commending the Town of Victoria on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ956: Commending Victoria Masonic Lodge No. 304 on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ957: Commending Horace E. Meyers.
  • HB7: Charter; Town of Brodnax.
  • HB8: Water and sewer charges; adds Town of Kenbridge to localities that may attach lien on real estate.
  • HB9: Health insurance credits; increased for certain retired employees of local social services boards.
  • HB10: Line of Duty Act; coverage for fire company personnel of National Guard and Air National Guard.
  • HB651: Reentry planning; Department of Corrections to develop and implement comprehensive plan.
  • HB652: Regional jail vehicles; equipped with colored warning lights.
  • HB653: Concealed handgun permit applications; access to personal information.
  • HB1388: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain computer equipment.
  • HB1477: Elections; town election polling places and processes.
  • HJ26: Dyslexia Awareness Month; designating as October 2008, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ27: Valentines, Virginia Day; designating as February 14, 2008, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ201: Commending the Town of Kenbridge on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ452: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Jason R. Arnette.
  • HR29: Celebrating the life of James Telford Edmunds.
  • HB1410: License plates, special; eliminates fee for members of Dept. of VA Military Order of Purple Heart.
  • HB1640: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include for alternative fuel burning stoves.
  • HB1641: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include propane gas purchased for commercial greenhouses.
  • HB1644: Line of Duty Act; fire personnel of National Guard and Air National Guard are covered thereunder.
  • HB2162: Felonies; those considered accessories after the fact.
  • HB2794: License plates, special; issuance of Purple Heart plates free of charge to certain members.
  • HB3091: Companion animals; exempts occasional breeder, etc., from being treated as dealer.
  • HJ741: Commending Sidney Chappell.
  • HJ903: Commending the Valentines, Virginia, Post Office on the occasion of its 120th anniversary.
  • HJ911: Commending Robert McDaniel.
  • HR72: Commending Robert McDaniel.
  • HB6: Military personnel; free hunting and fishing licenses.
  • HB10: Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit by teachers.
  • HB25: Law-enforcement officer; may detain person for false identity.
  • HB104: Meherrin River; portion in Brunswick County designated as state scenic river.
  • HB1410: License plates, special; eliminates fee for members of Dept. of VA Military Order of Purple Heart.
  • HJ381: Commending the Town of Clarksville.