Senator Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Photo of Bill Stanley
Party
Republican
District
20: Galax City (All), Martinsville City (All), Patrick County (All), Henry County (All), Carroll County (Part), Franklin County (Part), Halifax County (Part), Pittsylvania County (Part), Danville City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2011
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Local Government (Chair), Rules
Website
stanleyforsenate.com
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 70% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 62% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
17.6% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

WDBJ7: State Senator Bill Stanley elected chairman of the New College Institute Board of Directors

December 9, 2016
Roanoke TimesMARTINSVILLE, Va. () State Senator Bill Stanley says he will not run for Virginia Attorney General next year. On Friday, Stanley was elected chairman of the New College Institute Board of Directors. He said he was preparing to launch a bid for the ...Sen. Stanley named board chairman for NCI, won't run for attorney generalRoanoke Timesall 2 news articles »

GoDanRiver.com: Lawmakers gearing up for 2017 session

December 8, 2016
1 priority will be that we close the budget shortfall and restore the raises we promised to state employees,? said state Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Moneta. Stanley ? along with fellow lawmakers Del. Danny Marshall, R-Danville, and state Sen. Frank Ruff, R ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Franklin County senator may seek attorney general nomination

December 1, 2016
Moderator Andrew Cain, left, politics editor for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, looks on as Senate Democratic Minority Leader Richard Saslaw, D-Fairfax, center, and Senate Republican Whip Bill Stanley, R-Franklin, right, take turns speaking during a ...Saslaw says coal jobs are not coming back; Stanley says Medicaid expansion is deadLynchburg News and AdvanceState Senator Considers Run for Attorney General NominationCommunity Idea StationsStanley: Not your "law-and-order" AG candidateDaily Press (blog)all 9 news articles »

Martinsville Bulletin: Board members to consider bylaw changes for NCI | News ...

December 8, 2016
MARTINSVILLE?A member of the General Assembly could soon serve as chairman of the New College Institute's Board of Directors.and more »

Inside NoVA: Guest column: Will Virginia conservatives ?Advance? with Trump's victory?

December 8, 2016
Guest column: Will Virginia conservatives ?Advance? with Trump's victory?In the undercard, former Assistant U.S. Attorney John Adams and Chuck Smith, one-time head of the Virginia Beach Republican Party, await the possible entrance of 20th District State Sen. Bill Stanley to decide who will contest Democrat Attorney General ...

From the Legislator’s Website

The Stanley Amendment

June 19, 2014

Danville GOP Meeting

June 17, 2014

New Budget Approved

June 17, 2014

Bill Stanley on The John Fredericks Show

March 17, 2014

January 31, 2014 ? Updates

February 4, 2014

These are all of the video clips of Bill Stanley’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2011. There are 165 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB3: Building Revitalization Grant Fund; created, report.
  • SB6: Private animal shelters; reporting euthanasia.
  • SB17: STEM programs; grants for donations to programs at qualified schools.
  • SB18: Companion animals; surgical sterilization program.
  • SB20: Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established.
  • SB157: Virginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops by farmers to craft breweries.
  • SB197: Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program; created.
  • SB620: Nurse practitioners; eliminates requirement that they practice as part of patient care team.
  • SB627: Direct primary care agreements.
  • SB798: Virginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops to craft breweries.
  • SB799: Companion animal; surgical sterilization program, penalty.
  • SB800: Direct primary care agreements; Commonwealth's insurance laws do not apply.
  • SB801: Dogs; public animal shelters required to notify intent to euthanize.
  • SB802: Camping in tent or recreational vehicle; special use permit.
  • SB806: Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program.
  • SB807: Judges; reduces number in circuit courts in the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Circuits.
  • SB808: Discretionary sentencing guidelines worksheets; use by juries.
  • SB838: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program; DSS to establish and administer.
  • SB851: Weekend jail time; replaces the provision limiting nonconsecutive days.
  • SB852: Pet shops; procurement of dogs from unlicensed dealers.
  • SB853: Criminal cases; delayed appeals, assignment of errors dismissed in part.
  • SB854: Unpaid court fines, etc.; increases grace period for collection.
  • SJ234: Spay-neuter programs; Va. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study.
  • SB3: Building Revitalization Grant Fund; created, report.
  • SB4: Weekend jail time; replaces the provision limiting nonconsecutive days.
  • SB5: Virginia Retirement System; increases health insurance credits for certain retired employees.
  • SB6: Private animal shelters; reporting euthanasia.
  • SB7: Appointed counsel for parents or guardians; attorneys who qualify as guardian ad litem.
  • SB17: STEM programs; grants for donations to programs at qualified schools.
  • SB18: Companion animals; surgical sterilization program.
  • SB19: Telemedicine; pilot program.
  • SB20: Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established.
  • SB123: Newborn calves; certification of calf receiving colostrum.
  • SB124: Parole; transition assistance prior to parole or release.
  • SB125: Punitive damages; persons injured by intoxicated drivers.
  • SB126: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties.
  • SB157: Virginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops by farmers to craft breweries.
  • SB197: Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program; created.
  • SB245: Comprehensive community colleges; dual enrollment of students into Career Pathways program.
  • SB246: STEM Competition Team Grant Program and Fund; established, created.
  • SB369: Telemedicine pilot program; to expand access, etc., to health care services in certain areas.
  • SB452: Medical school; clinical rotation requirements.
  • SB453: Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors, Virginia Board for; licensing of home inspectors.
  • SB454: Juvenile court; retained jurisdiction, procedures in case of adults, penalties.
  • SB582: Credit unions; voluntary merger, merger application.
  • SB583: Credit unions; added as a qualified public depository for state funds.
  • SB611: Tort claim; notice of claim against the Commonwealth, transportation district, or locality.
  • SB620: Nurse practitioners; eliminates requirement that they practice as part of patient care team.
  • SB621: Structured Settlement Protection Act; amends Act so obligor and issuer may rely on court order.
  • SB627: Direct primary care agreements.
  • SB629: Camping; special use permit.
  • SB640: Annuity contracts and life insurance policies; exemption from certain creditors' claims.
  • SB641: Certificate of public need.
  • SJ3: Commending Travis C. McDonald, Jr.
  • SJ13: Commending Ricky Holcomb.
  • SR65: Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • SR66: Commending the Virginia College Fund.
  • SB28: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; export of Virginia products and services.
  • SB32: Animal Cruelty Registry; established.
  • SB109: Health insurance; credit for certain retired employees.
  • SB267: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; certified industrial parks.
  • SB622: Companion animal; surgical sterilization program, fund, penalty.
  • SB698: Companion animal; surgical sterilization program, fund, penalty.
  • SB699: Community cat programs; localities to authorize operation of programs.
  • SB700: Animal Cruelty Conviction List established.
  • SB713: Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established.
  • SB714: Private health insurance exchanges; registration and operation in the Commonwealth.
  • SB715: Medicaid; DMAS to enter into contracts in regions with regional care organizations.
  • SB717: Medical school scholarships; expands eligibility for program.
  • SB718: Telemedicine; Department of Health to establish a three-year pilot program, report.
  • SB732: Investigational drugs; expanded access.
  • SB804: Weekend jail time; nonconsecutive days served.
  • SB805: STEM programs; grants for donations to qualified schools.
  • SB806: Higher educational institutions; fixed four-year tuition rate.
  • SB807: Income tax, corporate; lower rate for certain businesses.
  • SB808: Building Revitalization Grant Fund; established, report.
  • SB809: Virginia Economic Development Authority; may develop a site and building assessment program.
  • SB845: Volunteer first responders; immunity from civil liability when in route to an emergency.
  • SB846: Recipients of public assistance; access to financial literacy courses.
  • SB847: Interstate 73 Transportation Compact; created.
  • SB848: Commonwealth's Twenty marksmanship award; established.
  • SB849: Community colleges; enrollment policies.
  • SB856: School-sponsored fund-raisers; regulations by Board of Education.
  • SB908: Police and court records; expungement, court may order without conducting a hearing.
  • SB963: Action for personal injury or wrongful death; appointment of administrator.
  • SB1001: Dogs or cats; sell, exchange, etc., prohibited on or in any roadside, parkway, etc.
  • SB1216: Transportation network companies; penalties.
  • SB1316: Circuit court clerks; changes to operation of clerks, including electronic records, fees, etc.
  • SB1381: Private animal shelter; clarifies purpose and definition.
  • SB1396: Danville and Martinsville, Cities of; authority related to disposition of certain utilities, report.
  • SB1454: Driving recklessly with a suspended or revoked license; causing death of another person, penalty.
  • SJ23: Interstate Route 73; joint subcommittee to study proposed construction.
  • SJ227: Public lands; memorializing Congress of the United States to transfer title to western states.
  • SJ246: Commending John D. Bassett III.
  • SJ247: Commending the Patrick County Sheriff's Office.
  • SJ275: Celebrating the life of Wendell Scott, Sr.
  • SJ300: Municipal electric utility; Commission on Electric Utility Regulation to study regulations of rates.
  • SJ359: Celebrating the life of Patricia Carolyn McWaters.
  • SJ363: Celebrating the life of Robert T. Marshall.
  • SB28: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; export of Virginia products and services.
  • SB31: Methamphetamine cleanup; certification that methamphetamine level is at/below post cleanup target.
  • SB32: Animal Cruelty Registry; established.
  • SB33: Felony sentence; amends provision for sentence modification.
  • SB34: Bail hearings; motions relating to bail or condition of release must be held as soon as practicable.
  • SB35: Capital cases; appointment of counsel.
  • SB106: Building Revitalization Grant Fund; created, report.
  • SB107: STEM education grant programs; Stem Education Fund created, etc.
  • SB108: Confederate cemeteries & graves; changes entity responsible for care of graves in Pittsylvania Co.
  • SB109: Health insurance; credit for certain retired employees.
  • SB110: Unemployment compensation; short-time compensation program, report.
  • SB111: Criminal conviction; expungement of record.
  • SB112: License, local and local machinery and tools taxes; Commonwealth to pay on behalf of taxpayers.
  • SB113: Meadows of Dan Elementary School; Literary Fund loan to Patrick County Board of Supervisors.
  • SB114: Suit for personal injury; report from health care provider licensed outside of Commonwealth.
  • SB167: Felons; weekend jail time.
  • SB168: Teachers Relocation Incentive Grant Fund; created, grants awarded to qualified teachers.
  • SB169: Alcoholic beverage control; wineries, on-premises events.
  • SB170: Judicial retirement; increases mandatory age under Judicial Retirement System.
  • SB171: Writ of actual innocence; based on nonbiological evidence, additional petitions allowed.
  • SB195: Child care; services for TANF and low-income families.
  • SB266: Unemployment compensation; financial literacy courses shall be offered at no cost to claimants, etc.
  • SB267: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; certified industrial parks.
  • SB268: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain establishments in Henry County.
  • SB269: Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program; claiming credits.
  • SB621: Felony convictions, certain; court may reduce to misdemeanor pursuant to plea agreement.
  • SB622: Companion animals; surgical sterilization program, fund, penalty.
  • SB625: Protective orders; hearing to be held simultaneously with pending criminal action.
  • SB5001: Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established.
  • SB5006: Medicaid; regional care organizations.
  • SB5007: Medicaid; accountable care organizations.
  • SB5008: Medicare; reduction tax credit.
  • SB5009: Health insurance exchanges, private; registration and operation.
  • SB5010: Medical school scholarships; expands eligibility of program.
  • SB5011: Telemedicine; pilot program.
  • SJ23: Interstate Route 73; joint subcommittee to study proposed construction.
  • SJ38: Celebrating the life of Joseph Fuller Motley.
  • SJ105: Celebrating the life of Marshall A. Ecker.
  • SJ122: Celebrating the life of J. Michael Phillippi.
  • SJ5067: Commending Veterans of Foreign Wars Obie D. Minter Memorial Post 10840.
  • SR32: Interstate 73; Senate joint subcommittee to be established to study proposed construction.
  • SR36: Commending the Stuart Rotary Club.
  • SR514: Commending V. T. Crawford.
  • SB61: Income tax, corporate; lower rate for certain businesses.
  • SB68: Income tax, corporate; creates industrial building rehabilitation tax credit.
  • SB70: Retail Sales and Use Tax; two-year sales tax moratorium for construction materials & supplies.
  • SB129: State mandates on localities; Governor to temporarily suspend certain unfunded.
  • SB745: Income tax, corporate; lower rate for certain businesses.
  • SB746: Children; failure to report missing, penalty.
  • SB747: Income tax, corporate; creates industrial building rehabilitation tax credit.
  • SB748: Building Revitalization Grant Fund; created, report.
  • SB749: Income tax, state; tax credits for donations to STEM programs at qualified schools.
  • SB750: Nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, etc.; notice of liability insurance coverage, etc.
  • SB751: Aggravated malicious wounding; penalty.
  • SB752: Clerks' fees; collection of restitution payments.
  • SB846: Community colleges; certain colleges to develop policies to increase dual enrollment.
  • SB869: Nursing homes; notice of liability insurance coverage.
  • SB870: Contempt appeal; allows circuit judge to sit without a jury to hear from judgment of district court.
  • SB1008: Voter registration; registration activities by third parties.
  • SB1009: Neighborhood Assistance Act; certain requirements neighborhood organization must meet, etc.
  • SB1010: Identity theft; victim assistance, restitution, penalties.
  • SB1070: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties in Town of Glade Spring.
  • SB1163: Wrongful death and personal injury actions; future wages presumption.
  • SB1164: Infants; cause of action for expenses for injury, statute of limitations.
  • SB1206: Education Improvement Scholarships tax credit; changes to reporting of test results, etc.
  • SB1207: Individual school performance; Board of Education shall approve student growth indicators, report.
  • SB1208: Department of Corrections; electronic notice.
  • SB1227: Nonprofit organizations; tax credits for donations to those assisting low-income families, etc.
  • SB1231: Deeds; allows an attorney to record corrective affidavit.
  • SB1276: Virginia Business One Stop electronic portal program; participation by State Corporation Commission.
  • SB1301: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; export of Virginia products and services.
  • SB1302: Telework tax credit; creates income tax credit for certain employees.
  • SJ287: Constitutional amendment; free exercise of religion (first reference).
  • SJ427: Celebrating the life of Charles D. McGuire.
  • SJ428: Commending Lynn A. Beebe.
  • SJ429: Commending Dexter Adams.
  • SJ430: Celebrating the life of James Stephen Harr.
  • SR48: Celebrating the life of Colonel Robert S. Cranston, USA (Ret.).
  • SB61: Income tax, corporate; lower rate for certain businesses.
  • SB62: Primary elections; adds party affiliation to application when registering to vote.
  • SB63: Absentee ballot applications; unlawful to solicit in person from individuals in any hospital, etc.
  • SB64: Castle doctrine; self-defense and defense of others.
  • SB65: Nursing homes; notice of liability insurance coverage.
  • SB66: Abuse and neglect of a child; failure to report missing, penalty.
  • SB67: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • SB68: Income tax, corporate; creates industrial building rehabilitation tax credit.
  • SB69: Unemployment benefits; volunteer service requirement.
  • SB70: Retail Sales and Use Tax; two-year sales tax moratorium for construction materials & supplies.
  • SB127: Sex offender registry; juvenile registration.
  • SB128: Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund; established, report.
  • SB129: State mandates on localities; Governor to temporarily suspend certain unfunded.
  • SB130: Building Revitalization Grant Fund; established, report.
  • SB131: Income tax, corporate; tax credits for donations to non-profit organizations, etc.
  • SB132: Credit unions; amendments to organizational documents.
  • SB133: Fire investigation warrant; State Police arson investigators may obtain.
  • SB416: Judgment; payee, etc., may appoint substitute for any attorney-in-fact authorized to confess.
  • SB417: Grievance procedure; eliminates certain steps.
  • SB418: Electric transmission lines; approval process.
  • SB419: Juveniles; trial as adults.
  • SB652: Cable television systems and cooperatives; negotiate in good faith to resolve certain issues.
  • SB674: Death by wrongful act; whenever fetal death, natural mother may bring an action against person, etc.
  • SJ170: Commending Glen Wood.
  • SJ199: Commemorating the centennial of the Carroll County Courthouse tragedy.
  • SJ250: Commending Opal R. Hall.
  • SB1378: Unborn children; constitutionally guaranteed rights.
  • SB1379: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; criteria for grants or loans from Fund.
  • SB1380: Agriculture and Consumer Services, Board of; presidents of VPISU & VSU may appoint designees, etc.
  • SB1381: Sovereign immunity; State, etc., have appeal right to Supreme Court of any order denying a plea.
  • SB1382: State agency mandates; assessment imposed on local governments.
  • SB1409: Sex offender registry; if person 18 must register if convicted of consensual sex with 15 year old.
  • SB1432: Income tax, state; industrial building rehabilitation tax credit.
  • SB1433: Nursing homes; notice of liability insurance coverage.
  • SB1472: Electric utilities; SCC to enter its final order in biennial rate review proceedings.
  • SJ379: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel John Woodell, Jr., USAF Ret.
  • SJ380: Commending the Altavista Combined School boys cross country team.
  • SJ381: Celebrating the life of Leonard Coleman.
  • SJ434: Celebrating the life of Alexander Charles Ernandes.
  • SJ489: Celebrating the life of the Reverend McKinley J. Hamilton.
  • SJ512: Commending Frances Hallam Hurt.