Delegate Terry Austin (R-Buchanan)

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19: Counties of Alleghany, Bedford (part), and Botetourt (part); Cities of Bedford and Covington [map]
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2017
Counties, Cities and Towns, Science and Technology, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
33.3% in 2016
Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Bedford Democrat opposing Del. Terry Austin drops out

April 11, 2017
A Democrat opposing Del. Terry Austin for the 19th House of Delegates seat has dropped out of the race. Austin, R-Botetourt, is now unopposed in his re-election bid. Reagan Flaherty, who works for Shentel and served as chairwoman of the Bedford Area ...

Roanoke Times: Bedford businesswoman launches run for 19th District House seat

March 27, 2017
Lynchburg News and AdvanceBEDFORD ? A Bedford County businesswoman announced Monday that she will run as a Democrat for the 19th District seat in the House of Delegates. Political newcomer Reagan Flaherty will challenge Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt, for the job he has held ...Women's March organizer plans challenge to Austin in 19th House districtLynchburg News and Advanceall 2 news articles »

Roanoke Times: Delegate wants to help Botetourt schools add mechatronics program

January 30, 2017
Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt, is pursuing funding for a pilot mechatronics program for Botetourt County high school students. Austin filed a budget amendment for $310,000, about half of which would go to Virginia Western to help Botetourt implement ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Botetourt schools to offer new classes aimed at high-tech manufacturing growth

June 9, 2017
Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt, pushed for the money in a budget amendment that was approved at the legislature's most recent session. More than half of that amount will go to toward teacher accreditation and the purchase of mechatronics equipment to ...

Roanoke Times: Roanoke Valley legislators skeptical of GO Virginia

March 21, 2017
Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt, was more optimistic about GO Virginia, saying it's a way for the state to think outside the typical economic development model of attracting large companies from outside Virginia to relocate or expand within the ...

These are all of the video clips of Terry Austin’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2015. There are 1 video clips in all.


  • HB1414: Standards of Learning; DOE to review multipart assessment questions, partial credit, etc.
  • HB1454: James River; designation portion a component of Scenic Rivers System.
  • HB1687: Nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles; eliminates certain requirement sunset provision, report.
  • HJ624: Commending the Elks National Home.
  • HJ625: Commending Old Dominion.
  • HJ715: Commending Pamela Irvine.
  • HR344: Celebrating the life of John Snyder Baker.
  • HR385: Celebrating the life of Kathy Graham Sullivan.
  • HR397: Commending The Virginia Opry.
  • HR465: Commending the Bank of Botetourt.
  • HR466: Commending the Bank of Fincastle.
  • HB65: Bedford; references to the former city of Bedford.
  • HB297: Assisted living facility; definition, number of individuals receiving care.
  • HB328: Transient occupancy tax; Botetourt County may impose additional tax.
  • HB436: Standards of Learning assessments in English reading and mathematics; retake, recovery credit.
  • HB1194: Transient occupancy tax; Bedford County permitted to impose.
  • HJ490: Celebrating the life of Allen Huddleston.
  • HR9: Commending Donnie E. Wheatley.
  • HR39: Commending the Lord Botetourt High School football team.
  • HR74: Commending Faye Eubank.
  • HR194: Commending Claire Seibel.
  • HR202: Commending John Alderson.
  • HR203: Commending the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution Botetourt Chapter.
  • HB1663: Buchanan, Town of; amending charter, powers and elections.
  • HB2241: Standards of Learning; eligibility for retake of tests.
  • HB2350: Student data security; Department of Education to develop a model data security plan.
  • HJ512: Commending Jim Day.
  • HJ566: Lewis & Clark Eastern Legacy Trail; designating as portion of Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail.
  • HR268: Commending Rucker A. Tibbs, Sr.
  • HB1177: Safe drinking water; local private well testing requirements.
  • HJ32: Commending John T. Shotwell.
  • HJ118: Dam safety regulations; Department of Conservation and Recreation to study.
  • HJ245: Commending George W. Austin, Jr.
  • HJ253: Commending William Ray Teaford.
  • HJ321: Commending the James River High School girls' track and field team.
  • HJ322: Commending Hubert F. Fitzgerald, Jr.
  • HJ364: Commending Clyde Roberts.
  • HJ468: Commending Master Trooper Gene E. Ayers.
  • HJ473: Celebrating the life of Mills Hubert Hobbs, Jr.
  • HR116: Commending Dr. Amy Johnson.
  • HR117: Commending W. P. Johnson.
  • HR517: Commending Donna Henderson.
  • HR518: Commending Annette Carter.
  • HR519: Celebrating the life of James Elmo Shires, Jr.
  • HR520: Commending Bailee Elizabeth Masters.
  • HR531: Commending Shane Wolford.
  • HR554: Commending Jackson River Technical Center.
  • HR555: Commending the Virginian Review.