Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton)

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Party
Republican
District
91: County of York (part); Cities of Hampton (part) and Poquoson [map]
Took Office
January 2002
Left Office
December 2010
Copatroning Habits
84% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 82% 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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Recent Mentions in the Media

Bearing Drift: How Tommy Norment Led Republicans Over the Cliff

November 18, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

The Republican Standard: Delegate Gordon Helsel Announces Retirement After Eight Years In Richmond

February 24, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

WAVY-TV: Group asks Trump to commute former Va. delegate’s prison sentence

June 19, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

WAVY-TV: Former state delegate Tom Gear dies

June 15, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

WSET: Former state House delegate in Virginia found dead

June 14, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Tom Gear’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 13 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1268: Recreational gill net license; established for owners of piers.
  • HB663: Servicemembers and Veterans Court Act; created, report.
  • HB664: Commissioner of accounts; prohibiting General Assembly members from serving.
  • HB1266: School board, local; annual report.
  • HB1267: Motorcycle helmets; penalty.
  • HB1268: Recreational gill net license; established for owners of piers.
  • HB1297: Fort Monroe Authority; created.
  • HB1347: Sales and use and BPOL taxes; exemptions for certain aviation companies.
  • HB1525: Infectious animal diseases; scrapie regulations for goats and sheep.
  • HB2042: Handguns; allows retiring law-enforcement officer of State Lottery Department to purchase.
  • HB2043: Port Authority; records of allowance or reimbursement for expenses paid officer, etc., to be open.
  • HB2045: Students, full-time; exemption from jury service while classes are in session.
  • HB2046: Unemployment compensation; employees at seasonal establishment shall not be paid benefits.
  • HB2047: Electoral boards, local; allows judge to appoint voter of adjacent county who meets requirements.
  • HB2048: Child day programs; exemption from licensure.
  • HB2049: Removal of public official; no person who signs petition for removal of shall be liable for costs.
  • HB2050: Claims; Teddy Pierries Thompson.
  • HB2051: Alcoholic beverage control; ABC Board to establish schedule of offenses which penalty may be waived.
  • HB2052: Alcoholic mixed beverages; exception for certain spirits that licensee cannot deliver to consumer.
  • HB2053: Charitable gaming; prohibited acts, exceptions.
  • HB2100: License plates, special; issuance to clean special fuel vehicles.
  • HB826: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; expanding Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel first tier project.
  • HB827: State Lottery Department; powers of Director and Board.
  • HB828: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; removes York County & Cities of Hampton & Poquoson.
  • HB829: Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; abolishes Authority, taxes, etc., dedicated to operation.
  • HB908: Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government stores on Sunday.
  • HB1353: Fire Prevention Code; prohibits locality from restricting manufacture, etc. of permissible firework.
  • HB1356: Lottery Department; lottery sales agents.
  • HB1401: Child support; administrative fees.
  • HB1402: Driver's license; provision of foreign language interpreter for applicant.
  • HB1525: Infectious animal diseases; scrapie regulations for goats and sheep.
  • HB1537: Simulcast horse racing; redefines to include live or pre-recorded races.
  • HB6018: Retail Sales and Use Tax; dedication of portion of current revenue for transportation.
  • HB890: Motor vehicle insurance; policies on access to recorded data, penalty.
  • HB891: Data recorders; personal property of owner of vehicle.
  • HB1607: Phenylketonuria; special foods for management thereof.
  • HB2637: Alcoholic beverage control; creates limited mixed beverage restaurant licenses.
  • HB2638: Alcoholic beverage control; clarifies outdoor dining areas for mixed beverage restaurant license.
  • HB2639: Redevelopment and Housing Authority; limit on number of local governing body members who may serve.
  • HB2640: Inoperable vehicles; prohibits imposition of local vehicle license taxes and fees thereon.
  • HB2641: Real estate tax; exemptions for elderly and disabled, indexing income limits.
  • HB2642: Subaqueous land; Marine Resources Commission to convey certain S&S Marine Supply in Hampton.
  • HB3146: Attorney, State; duty to provide copies of police reports.
  • HB3147: Cats and dogs; evidence by owner of inoculation or vaccination of rabies.
  • HB3179: Toll facilities; provides for imposition and collection thereof for certain highways.
  • HB3180: Fort Monroe; Governor to convey property to Fort Monroe Federal Development Authority.
  • HJ102: Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel; joint subcommittee to study selling or leasing to private operator.
  • HJ689: Fort Monroe National Park; National Park Service to study feasibility of creating.
  • HJ690: Fort Monroe; joint subcommittee to study future thereof.
  • HB879: Self defense; justification of deadly force, when unlawful.
  • HB880: Income tax, state and sales and use tax; exemption for certain energy efficient products.
  • HB890: Motor vehicle insurance; policies on access to recorded data, penalty.
  • HB891: Data recorders; personal property of owner of vehicle.
  • HB892: Higher education institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens.
  • HB893: Income tax, state; reimbursement for milage for private veh. used for traveling on state business.
  • HB894: Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism.
  • HB895: Concealed handguns; carrying in urban air carrier airport terminals.
  • HB896: Retail Sales & Use Tax; gratuities or service charges on meals excluded when calculating.
  • HB897: Real estate tax; limitation on tax rate.
  • HB898: Sam's Restaurant; Governor to convey to Ocean Properties, LLC in downtown section of Hampton.
  • HB899: Detention process, temporary; transportation by sheriffs.
  • HB900: Redevelopment and Housing Authority; commissioners shall not be members of any governing body.
  • HB1395: Motorcycles; toll-free use of VDOT-controlled toll facilities.
  • HB1484: Retail Sales and Use Tax; payments by certain vendors.
  • HB1607: Phenylketonuria; special foods for management thereof.
  • HJ102: Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel; joint subcommittee to study selling or leasing to private operator.
  • HJ5145: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel; VDOT to study cost of constructing two additional tunnel tubes.