Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)

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12: Henrico County (Part), Hanover County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1992
Left Office
January 2016
Copatroning Habits
55% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 72% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 55% of them are Republicans.
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NBC 29 News: Shenandoah Valley Students Receive GRASP Scholarships

July 2, 2019 | 3:00 am
  A college and career access organization recently awarded 207 scholarships to high school students from around Virginia who are graduating in 2019.

Richmond Free Press: Personality: Kenneth M. Dye

February 15, 2019 | 3:00 am
  For many students from low-income families, a college education is out of reach. GRASP, the Richmond-based Great Aspirations Scholarship Program Inc., may ...

The Daily Progress: Bipartisan deal to return $976 million to taxpayers

February 8, 2019 | 3:00 am
  RICHMOND — Virginia legislative leaders have reached an agreement, endorsed by Gov. Ralph Northam, that would return $976 million to taxpayers during ...

Staunton News Leader: Ready to file Virginia tax return? What the final tax law looks like is anyone's guess

January 25, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Virginia lawmakers are playing chicken with a deadline that could leave state taxpayers in the dark about how to file their tax returns.

Washington Post: Virginians left in the dark as tax season approaches and state lawmakers debate policy

January 24, 2019 | 3:00 am
  RICHMOND — Virginia lawmakers are playing chicken with a deadline that could leave state taxpayers in the dark about how to file their tax returns and delay ...

These are all of the video clips of Walter Stosch’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 357 video clips in all.


  • SB1042: Capital outlay plan.
  • SB1043: Bonds for institutions of higher education.
  • SB1044: Commonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law; emergency.
  • SB1322: State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training.
  • SB1362: 'Sweet Virginia Breeze' and 'Our Great Virginia'; designating as the official state songs.
  • SB1404: ABLE savings trust accounts; established, administered by the Virginia College Savings Plan.
  • SJ295: Commending Comfort Zone Camp.
  • SJ296: Senate Committee on Rules; confirming appointments.
  • SJ310: Commending The Steward School baseball team.
  • SR91: Celebrating the life of Dr. William Cleveland Bosher, Jr.
  • SR106: Celebrating the life of Ellett Richard McGeorge, Jr.
  • SR115: Commending Ida Annette Minor Ward.
  • SR124: Celebrating the life of Roger L. Sullivan.
  • SR126: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Joseph Benedict Benedetti.
  • SB29: Budget Bill.
  • SB30: Budget Bill.
  • SB288: Commonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law.
  • SB394: Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2014; created.
  • SB459: Electric utility regulation; recovery of nuclear costs, rate adjustment clauses.
  • SB559: Commonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law.
  • SB563: Neighborhood Assistance Act; increases amount of tax credits that may be issued under program.
  • SB564: Accountancy, Board of; licensing requirements.
  • SB5005: Amendments to the general appropriation act.
  • SJ145: Commending the Deep Run High School golf team.
  • SJ146: Commending the Deep Run High School boys' cross country team.
  • SJ149: Celebrating the life of Patrick Charles Gantt.
  • SR511: Commending Liz Parker.
  • SB754: Higher educational institutions; modifications to prior revenue bond bills, emergency.
  • SB800: Budget Bill.
  • SB1241: Tax code, Commonwealth's; advances conformity with Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB1296: Unclaimed tax credits; tax credit obsolete if not claimed by any taxpayer in 5 years, etc., report.
  • SB1313: Income tax, local; City of Portsmouth authorized to levy to generate revenue for transportation.
  • SJ375: Celebrating the life of Thomas D. Daley.
  • SJ386: Commending Luck Companies.
  • SJ417: Commending William B. Holtzman.
  • SB462: Income tax, state; conformity with federal law.
  • SB463: Income tax, state; advances conformity with federal law.
  • SB681: Income tax; definition.
  • SJ92: Medicaid; JLARC to study payment policies for hospitals, nursing home, etc., on access to services.
  • SJ155: Celebrating the life of Russell V. Palmore, Jr.
  • SJ179: Celebrating the life of Rachel Guerrero Ayoub.
  • SR18: Commending Nathan Hatfield.
  • SR514: Commending William E. Echelberger, Jr.
  • SB129: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • SB179: Income tax laws; conformity to Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB700: Management-to-staff ratios; DHRM to develop procedures for implementation of schedule.
  • SB999: Local Defense Production Zone; created and creates a separate classification of machinery and tools.
  • SB1123: Wireless E-911 surcharge; required to be remitted to Department of Taxation.
  • SB1124: Gross premiums of certain insurance; administration of tax.
  • SB1125: Labor organization representation; right to vote by secret ballot.
  • SB1126: Public Procurement Act; transportation-related construction projects.
  • SB1127: Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; review of proposals.
  • SB1128: National Guard; failure to report for duty, penalty.
  • SB1129: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit program; extends sunset date.
  • SB1130: Taxation; removes obsolete language from various sections of Title 58.1.
  • SB1131: State Corporation Commission; prohibited conflicts of interest.
  • SB1132: Motor vehicle rental tax; shall be determined by Tax Commissioner, exemptions.
  • SB1356: Limited liability companies; derivative actions.
  • SB1357: Veterans Services Officer pilot program; Commissioner of Dept. of Veterans Services to establish.
  • SB1358: Real property tax; exemption for disabled veterans.
  • SB1359: Insurance premiums tax; retaliatory costs tax credit.
  • SB1360: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program; created.
  • SB1361: Spouse of member of armed forces; provides extension of expiration of certain licenses, etc.
  • SB1362: Virginia College Savings Plan; clarifies roles of two advisory committees to Board, annual report.
  • SB1363: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; increases amount, students enrollment requirements.
  • SB1477: Inspector General, Office of State; established.
  • SB1478: Judicial sale of real estate; authorizes locality to institute proceedings to sell certain property.
  • SJ498: Celebrating the life of Captain Grace E. Sharp.
  • SJ510: Celebrating the life of Helen Fowlkes Dixon.
  • SJ511: Commending Colonel Henry Winfred Stanley, Jr.
  • SB99: Pass-through entities; penalty for failure to file timely return.
  • SB100: Stock Corporation Act; conforms provisions of Act to revisions to Model Business Corporation Act.
  • SB101: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; DLS shall provide legal and research services.
  • SB129: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • SB130: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain computer equipment and enabling software.
  • SB131: Nonstock Corporation Act; conforms revisions to Model Business Corporation Act.
  • SB178: Pass-through entities; penalties.
  • SB179: Income tax laws; conformity to Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB180: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; lease of certain property.
  • SB181: Public-Private Acts of 1995 and 2002; certain grant agreements.
  • SB182: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility.
  • SB357: Tax returns; electronic filing by certain tax preparers, employers, and dealers.
  • SB400: State Corporation Commission; authorized to establish fees for furnishing copies of documents, etc.
  • SB607: Comptroller; changes description in annual report of allocation of surplus general funds.
  • SB633: Neighborhood assistance tax credits; changes definition of impoverished people.
  • SB649: Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established.
  • SB700: Management-to-staff ratios; DHRM to develop procedures for implementation of schedule.
  • SB739: Economic development incentives; aggregate amount of awarded grants for eligible projects.
  • SJ11: Commemorative commission; established to recommend monument to honor contributions of women.
  • SJ83: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Lawrence T. Parker.
  • SJ204: Celebrating the life of Charles D. Curley, Jr.
  • SJ272: Commending David A. Lawrence.
  • SB147: Retail Sales and Use Tax; absorption and payment by seller.
  • SB903: Corporate directors and officers; indemnification thereof.
  • SB904: Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credits; extends sunset date to July 1, 2011.
  • SB905: Power of attorney; Dept. of Taxation to provide taxpayer's representative copies of correspondence.
  • SB906: Income tax, state; homebuyer tax credit.
  • SB956: Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established.
  • SB1240: Two-Year College Transfer Grant; increases annual amount thereof.
  • SB1241: Limited liability companies; bound by its operating agreement whether or not executes.
  • SB1242: Small Business Financing Authority; activities under Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995.
  • SB1243: Securities Act; increases maximum civil penalty that SCC may impose for violation thereof.
  • SB1244: Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; qualifying project definition.
  • SB1245: Public Building Authority; financing energy performance-based contract projects.
  • SB1246: Retaliatory costs tax credit; extends carry-over period to 10 years.
  • SB1325: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; changes administration of and eligibility for an allocation.
  • SB1430: Residential homes; bonds to fund grants for purchasers of newly constructed.
  • SB1544: Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established.
  • SB1549: Income tax, state; individual credit for certain new motor vehicle purchases.
  • SJ340: Commending the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants on its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ378: Commending the Henrico County Division of Police on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • SJ414: Commending the Virginia Governmental Employees Association.
  • SB5: Retail Sales and Use Tax exemption; extends sunset date for exemption of certain printed material.
  • SB145: Natural gas utilities; recovery of funds for capital projects.
  • SB146: Stock and nonstock corporations; authorizes SCC to correct Commission records at any time.
  • SB147: Retail Sales and Use Tax; absorption and payment by seller.
  • SB148: Two-Year College Transfer Grant; clarification for eligibility.
  • SB149: Surety bond; increases amount under CRESPA.
  • SB207: Foreign and alien insurers; exemption for insuring industrial insureds.
  • SB208: Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; prohibits manufacture, etc. thereof unless meets standards.
  • SB209: Professional corporations & limited liability companies; those licensed to be shareholders, etc.
  • SB210: Freedom of Information Act; certain audit records of Department of Transportation.
  • SB352: Public Private Education Facilities & Infrastructure Act of 2002; definition of qualifying projects.
  • SB353: Long-term care coverage; transfers administration thereof for public employees to Retirement System.
  • SB662: Virginia War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of an educational wing.
  • SB749: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; technical assistance shall be provided by DGS.
  • SB750: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National D-Day Memorial Foundation.
  • SJ1: Celebrating the life of Walter R. Stickel, Jr.
  • SJ101: Multistate corporations; joint subcommittee to study benefits of adopting a single sales factor.
  • SJ102: Family caregivers; Joint Commission on Health Care to study support services therefor.
  • SJ156: Commending the All Saints Choir of Men and Boys on the occasion of its 110th anniversary.
  • SJ165: Commending Jane Garrant Roane.
  • SJ192: Commending Diana F. Cantor.
  • SJ214: Commending Helen L. Smith.
  • SJ269: Celebrating the life of Susan McFarland Markel.
  • SJ270: Commending the Douglas S. Freeman High School boys indoor track and field team.
  • SR13: Celebrating the life of Tommy Jo West.
  • SB545: Scholarship for Disabled Students Program; created.
  • SB749: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; created.
  • SB756: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; created.
  • SB757: Neighborhood Assistance Act; makes several changes thereto.
  • SB758: Minimum Wage Act; repeals exclusion for persons who are 65 thereunder.
  • SB759: Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created.
  • SB760: General fund revenue; year-end surplus use thereof.
  • SB761: Secondary highway maintenance payments; increase thereof to Henrico County.
  • SB778: Income tax, state; filing threshold amounts.
  • SB786: Private College Enrollment Grant Program Fund; established.
  • SB787: Animal emergency response plan; Department of Emergency Management to address needs thereof.
  • SB788: Real estate tax; increases income limit for elderly and disabled taxpayers in certain cities, etc.
  • SB789: Postemployment benefits; creates trusts or equivalent arrangements to fund costs thereof.
  • SB790: Caregivers Grant Program; modifies definition of eligible caregivers.
  • SB792: Secondary highway maintenance payments; increase thereof to Henrico County.
  • SB793: Health Research Fund; investment of moneys therein would be governed by certain provisions.
  • SB794: Limited liability companies; parties to actions, and recordation tax exemptions.
  • SB1281: Economic Development Incentive Grants; reduces waiting period for payments.
  • SB1282: Law-enforcement officers; removal of their land records from Internet.
  • SB1283: Income tax, state; provisions for income and loss of an electing small business corporation.
  • SB1284: Auditor of Public Accounts; searchable database of expenditures and revenues of state agency, etc.
  • SB1285: Stock Corporation Act; establishes and modifies certain requirements thereof.
  • SB1286: Nonstock Corporation Act; updates to make consistent with changes to Stock Corporation Act.
  • SB1326: Payday Loan Act; repeals Act effective July 1, 2009.
  • SB1352: War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of wing.
  • SB1384: Enjoyment of easement; interference thereof.
  • SB1393: Libraries; state funded shall have technology protection measures against Internet restrictions.
  • SB1394: Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit; makes several changes thereto.
  • SB1395: Public Accountancy; revises and makes several amendments to public accounting statute.
  • SB1419: Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created.
  • SJ319: Commending Justin Brooks Verlander.
  • SJ399: Commending the Goochland High School football team
  • SJ400: Commending Elliott Yamin.
  • SJ412: Commending Bon Secours Richmond Health System.
  • SJ461: Celebrating the life of Jane Ross Francis Wagner.
  • SJ469: Commending the Deep Run High School football team.
  • SJ475: Celebrating the life of Milton Glaser.
  • SJ491: Commending the Council on Virginia's Future for the creation of the Virginia Performs website.
  • SJ507: Celebrating the life of Sidney A. Bailey.
  • SJ532: Commending Thomas M. Berry, Jr.
  • SB108: Employee stock ownership plan; authorizes option plans.
  • SB109: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; changes thereto.
  • SB110: Retail Sales Tax and Use Tax; exemptions include medicines & drugs purchased by nursing homes, etc.
  • SB115: Retirement System; benefit restoration plans.
  • SB538: Higher educational articulation agreements; requires agreements between four-yr. & community col.
  • SB539: Private College Enrollment Grant Fund; created.
  • SB540: Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created.
  • SB541: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; created, report.
  • SB542: In-state tuition; limitation on eligibility.
  • SB543: Witness; allows in child and spousal support proceedings.
  • SB544: Neighborhood Assistance Act; Schools for Students with Disabilities Fund, created.
  • SB545: Scholarship for Disabled Students Program; created.
  • SB546: Insurance companies; dividends and distributions.
  • SB547: Limited liability companies; establishes procedures thereof.
  • SB582: Easement; placing objects that create visual nuisance.
  • SB583: Income tax, state; tax payers have one year to file amended return after change in another state.
  • SB601: Retail sales and use tax; exemption for semiconductor wafers.
  • SB707: Cable service; establishes franchising procedures.
  • SJ44: Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
  • SJ5025: Commending Lisa A. Parrish.
  • SJ5043: Commending Lela Richmond.