Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)

Photo of Tommy Wright
50: Counties of Charlotte, Halifax (part), Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, and Prince Edward (part)
Took Office
January 2001
Next Election
November 2025
Copatroning Habits
82% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
Bills Passed
50% in 2024
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These are all of the video clips of Tommy Wright’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 65 video clips in all.


  • HB55: Primary elections; candidates for nomination, withdrawal of candidacy.
  • HB56: Voter registration by political party affiliation; partially closed primary elections.
  • HB57: Restaurant exemptions; certain organizations participating in fundraising events.
  • HB58: Industrial development authorities; disclosure statements.
  • HB59: Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; Planning Districts 13 and 14.
  • HB60: Sales and use tax, local; construction or renovation of schools in Prince Edward County.
  • HB61: Enterprise zones; renewal periods.
  • HB1547: Alcohol safety action program; increases maximum fee to enter into program.
  • HJ66: Commending the Town of Chase City.
  • HJ79: Commending the Triangle Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ80: Commending Kenbridge Construction Company, Inc.
  • HR21: Commending the Lunenburg County Dixie Youth Baseball Major League All-Star team.
  • HR23: Commending the Wharton Memorial Church Complex.
  • HR335: Commending Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9954.
  • HB1621: State taxes; notice before penalty and interest.
  • HB1622: Health regulatory boards; delegation of authority to conduct informal fact-finding proceedings.
  • HB1623: Eastern Va. Groundwater Mgmt. Advisory Com.; removes annual report by DEQ on Committee.
  • HJ466: Commending Howard E. Robinson, Sr.
  • HJ477: Commending the Amelia Dixie Youth Major League All-Star Team.
  • HJ480: Commending Heart of Virginia Free Clinic.
  • HJ481: Commending Dorothy Lipsitz Robinson.
  • HB1: South Hill, Town of; amending charter, reflects shift from May to November municipal elections.
  • HB2: Victoria,Town of; amending charter, reflects shift from May to November municipal elections.
  • HB218: Clarksville, Town of; amending charter, municipal elections.
  • HB219: Kenbridge, Town of; amending charter, municipal elections.
  • HB220: Blackstone, Town of; amending charter, updates election provisions.
  • HB435: Parole Board; powers and duties.
  • HB1256: Chase City, Town of; amending charter, municipal elections.
  • HB1258: La Crosse, Town of; amending charter, municipal elections.
  • HB1273: Hunting with dogs; dogs to wear tags.
  • HB1360: Virginia National Guard; promotion of state-sponsored group term life insurance program.
  • HB1743: Industrial development authorities; size of board in certain towns, quorum.
  • HB1764: Crewe, Town of; amending charter, changes to charter including town council, elections and powers.
  • HB1764: Crewe, Town of; amending charter, changes to charter including town council, elections and powers.
  • HR701: Commending Richard W. Harris.
  • HB54: Income tax, state; age deduction, increases income threshold for married filers.
  • HB117: Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board; increases membership.
  • HB200: Mecklenburg County; additional sales and use tax, appropriations to incorporated towns.
  • HB1565: Blackstone, Town of; amending charter, advisory referendums.
  • HJ196: Commending Christopher M. Calkins.
  • HR7: Commending New Gilfield Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church.
  • HR81: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Eva Mae Fleming Scott.
  • HB1737: School crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans; development and review.
  • HB2740: Kenbridge, Town of; amending charter, staggers election of town council members.
  • HB2810: Real property; tax exemption for certified pollution control equipment and facilities.
  • HJ828: Commending Spring Hill Baptist Church.
  • HB211: Ground water withdrawal permit term; lengthening to 15 years, permit fee.
  • HB212: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • HB267: Crewe, Town of; amending charter, control of police force.
  • HB1239: Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment for Fund.
  • HB1429: License plates, special; issuance for active duty U.S. Air Force members or certain veterans.
  • HB1532: Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment for Fund.
  • HB2308: Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry.
  • HJ565: Commending Ledbetter Christian Church.
  • HJ626: Commending Richard W. Harris, Sr.
  • HJ627: Study; JLARC to study feasibility of allocating a larger portion of Virginia Lottery prize money.
  • HJ935: Commending the Nottoway County Literacy Program.
  • HB24: Charter; Town of South Hill.
  • HB1239: Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment for Fund.
  • HR6: Celebrating the life of Edward E. Epperson.
  • HR30: Commending James. J. Roberts.
  • HR50: Commending H.B. Gee, Jr.
  • HR72: Commemorating the life and legacy of Nathaniel Lee Hawthorne.
  • HR98: Commending Kenbridge Emergency Squad.
  • HR99: Commending Victoria Fire and Rescue Company.
  • 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.