Senator Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)

Photo of Monty Mason
Party
Democratic
District
1: Hampton City (Part), Newport News City (Part), York County (Part), Williamsburg City (All), James City County (Part), Suffolk City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2019
Website
masonforvirginia.com
Twitter
@SenMMason
Copatroning Habits
60% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 60% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
22.2% in 2016
Bio

Mason served just one and a half terms in the House of Delegates before being elected to the Senate.

Recent Mentions in the Media

The Southside Messenger: Senator Mason to Deliver Fuqua Commencement Address

May 25, 2017
Keeping with the tradition of inviting alumni to deliver the commencement address, this year's guest speaker will be Senator Taylor Montgomery ?Monty? Mason, Class of 1985. Senator Monty Mason proudly represents the Virginia Peninsula's 1st State ...

Virginia Gazette: Local climate march draws crowd

April 29, 2017
The rally coincided with similar ones held in the nation's capital and across the country. Several speakers, including Sen. Monty Mason and Del. Mike Mullin, appeared to talk about issues like restoring the Chesapeake Bay and fighting offshore drilling.and more »

Daily Press: Perriello fields wide range of questions in York County Democratic candidate forum

May 17, 2017
She said in her conversations with Trump voters in places like southwest Virginia, she saw helplessness and hopelessness that needed to be addressed. State Sen. Monty Mason, who spoke on behalf of Attorney General Mark Herring, spoke of Herring's ...and more »

Daily Press (blog): Some town hall insights about Virginia style legislating

May 2, 2017
There are few things better than a town hall meeting of state legislators for insight into politics, Virginia style. So, from Monday's town hall hosted by state Sen. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, and Del. Mike Mullin, D-Newport News, which ranged over ...

Daily Press: Editorial: Let's get our house in order

May 6, 2017
Editorial: Let's get our house in orderState Sen. Monty Mason started us thinking about this when he told citizens at a town hall meeting last week that it's hard to be patient in Richmond. He explained that the hardest thing for him was watching the legislature's way of budgeting: waiting ...

These are all of the video clips of Monty Mason’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2017. There are 2 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB922: Computer trespass; increases penalty if government computer and computer used for public utilities.
  • SB1131: Absentee voting; eligibility of certain persons.
  • SB1132: Absentee voting; entitles persons age 65 or older on date of an election to vote absentee.
  • SB1133: Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission.
  • SB1134: Charter; City of Williamsburg.
  • SB1135: Inoperable vehicles James City County.
  • SB1136: Money order sellers and money transmitters; required investments.
  • SB1137: Neighborhood assistance tax credits; reduces amount of credit of value for certain donations.
  • SB1138: Computer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities, penalty.
  • SB1377: Computer trespass; penalty.
  • SB1378: Computer crimes; penalties.
  • SB1381: Discontinued cases; court has discretion to reinstate case.
  • SB1385: Law-enforcement officer; definition, municipal park rangers training.
  • SB1389: Higher educational institutions; letter certifying good standing of certain students.
  • SB1420: Incapacitated persons; abuse and neglect, financial exploitation, penalty.
  • SB1421: Condemnation proceeding; interest on the amount of award.
  • SB1523: Teachers turnover; exit questionnaire.
  • SJ397: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of African American students in residence.
  • SJ398: Commending Cliff Gauthier.
  • SJ399: Commending David C. Sloggie.
  • SJ426: Celebrating the life of Ivor No Hume.
  • SJ431: Commending Mildred B. West.
  • SR121: Celebrating the life of Charles C. Allen.
  • SR140: Commending the National Education Association Read Across America program.
  • SR145: Commending Ivy L. Mitchell.
  • HB917: Neighborhood Assistance Act; reduces tax credit.
  • HB918: Limited liability companies; members provided access as an electronic record on a network, etc.
  • HB919: Water and sewer service; canceling service for nonpayment of charges.
  • HB920: Barrier crimes; conviction or finding not guilty by reason of insanity.
  • HB921: National Guard members of other states; employment protection.
  • HB922: Computer trespass; increases penalty if government computer and computer used for public utilities.
  • HB923: Computer trespass; penalty.
  • HB924: Electronic communications; disclosure, verification and admissibility of contents.
  • HB925: Virginia Preschool Initiative; student eligibility.
  • HB926: Higher educational institutions; letter certifying good standing of certain students.
  • HB1138: RICO; computer crimes, penalties.
  • HB1336: Precincts; establishment based on number of registered voters with active status.
  • HR149: Commending the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic.
  • HR151: Celebrating the life of James A. Bill.
  • HR169: Celebrating the life of Robert P. Hunt.
  • HR170: Commending Elise L. Emanuel.
  • HR173: Commending the National Education Association Read Across America program.
  • HR174: Commending Joe Agee.
  • HB2113: Limited liability companies; access to records.
  • HB2115: Computer and telephone fraud; penalty.
  • HB2116: Passing stopped school bus; video-monitoring system.
  • HB2117: Retail sales and transient occupancy taxes; room rentals, lodgings, etc.
  • HB2121: Tuition, in-state; members of the Virginia National Guard.
  • HB2122: Higher educational institutions; in-state tuition for certain students.
  • HB2124: Neighborhood assistance; reduces amount of the tax credit.
  • HB2126: Virginia Tourism Growth Incentive Fund.
  • HB2129: Barriers to licensure or registration; certain DCJS regulated industries.
  • HB2131: Child and adult care facilities; licensure determinations by Commissioner of State DSS.
  • HB2132: State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training.
  • HB2133: Veterans Services, Department of; programs to create employment opportunities for veterans.
  • HB2284: Uniformed services-connected students; Department of Education to establish process to identify.
  • HB2338: Alcoholic beverage control; prohibited trade practices.
  • HJ902: Commending Walnut Hills Baptist Church.
  • HJ903: Commending Jim Golden.
  • HR266: Commending the Sinfonicron Light Opera Company.
  • HB618: A-to-F grading system; delays date for implementing individual school performance grading system.
  • HB619: Computer fraud; increases penalty.
  • HB620: Neighborhood assistance tax credits; changes program by decreasing value of donations, etc.
  • HB621: Emergency custody orders; successive two-hour extensions of an order up to maximum of 48 hours.
  • HB622: Absentee voting; allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without an excuse.
  • HB1218: Revenue Estimates, Advisory Council on; membership.
  • HJ176: Celebrating the life of Stanley Eugene Brown.
  • HJ450: Commending the Williamsburg Winery.
  • HJ5158: Celebrating the life of Catherine Gantt Pack.
  • HJ5233: Commending Karen Cottrell.
  • HR146: Commending the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area.
  • HR147: Commending Williamsburg United Methodist Church.
  • HR148: Commending the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists.
  • HR154: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Hubert T. Alexander, Sr.
  • HR569: Commending Le Cercle Charmant.
  • HR570: Commending Dan Stimson.