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Chap Petersen  -  (D) Virginia
State Senator - Virginia Senate District 34
State Capitol
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 698-7534
  • Fax: (804) 698-7651
State District
PO Box 1066
Fairfax, VA 22038
  • Phone: (703) 349-3361
  • Fax: (800) 635-9417
Bill Bill Name Summary
SB784 Marijuana offenses; driver's license forfeiture, etc. Driver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the prov...
SB669 Highway maintenance payments; bicycle lanes. Highway maintenance payments; bicycle lanes. Provides that cities and towns that receive highway maintenance payments from the Commonwealth based on moving-lane miles of highway will not have such payments reduced if movin...
SB759 Public schools; dyslexia advisor. Public schools; dyslexia advisor. Requires each local school board to employ one full-time equivalent advisor who specializes in the identification of, and the appropriate interventions accommodations, and teaching techniq...
SB978 Minimum wage. Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10.00 per hour effective July 1, 2017, to $13 per hour effective July 1, 2018, and to $15 per hour effective July 1, ...
SB987 Higher education; in-state tuition. Higher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits any percentage increase in in-state tuition or instructional fees for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds the annual perce...
SB985 Higher education; in-state tuition. Higher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits any percentage increase in in-state tuition or instructional fees for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds the annual perce...
SB986 Higher education; in-state tuition. Higher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits any percentage increase in in-state tuition or instructional fees for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds the annual perce...
SB1066 Petition for writ of actual innocence. Petition for writ of actual innocence. Provides that a person may petition for a writ of actual innocence based on biological evidence regardless of the type of plea he entered at trial. Under current law, a person may pet...
SB1522 Vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates; use of high-occupanc... Vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates; use of high occupancy toll lanes. Exempts vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates that were obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) before July 1,...
SB1489 Workers' compensation; presumption that death or disease due to coal pne... Workers' compensation; presumption that death or disease due to coal pneumoconiosis. Specifies that the standards prescribed by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission for determining whether the death or total disab...
SB816 Grand larceny & certain property crimes; increases threshold amount of m... Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. This bill incorporates SB923.
SB1082 School principals; incident reports. School principals; incident reports. Eliminates the requirement that school principals report certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense to law enforcement.
SR132 Commending Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Commending Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr.
SR133 Commending Bruce C. Gottwald. Commending Bruce C. Gottwald.
SR125 Commending the James Madison University football team. Commending the James Madison University football team.
SJR324 Commending the Virginia Health Care Foundation. Commending the Virginia Health Care Foundation.
SJR369 Celebrating the life of Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer. Celebrating the life of Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer.
SJR338 Celebrating the life of the Honorable Charles J. Colgan. Celebrating the life of the Honorable Charles J. Colgan.
SJR344 Commending Bruce Bernard Smith. Commending Bruce Bernard Smith.
SR127 Commending Linda Ciola Wettstone. Commending Linda Ciola Wettstone.
SJR365 Commending the Honorable David S. Schell. Commending the Honorable David S. Schell.
SJR370 Commending Bernard S. Cohen and Philip J. Hirschkop. Commending Bernard S. Cohen and Philip J. Hirschkop.
SR144 Celebrating the life of Richard Edward Cornwell. Celebrating the life of Richard Edward Cornwell.
SJR336 Commending the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Commending the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
SJR375 Commending the Honorable Jane Marum Roush. Commending the Honorable Jane Marum Roush.
SJR249 Celebrating the life of the Honorable John C. Miller. Celebrating the life of the Honorable John C. Miller.
SJR250 Celebrating the life of the Honorable Johnny S. Joannou. Celebrating the life of the Honorable Johnny S. Joannou.
SR149 Commending the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Commending the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
SJR418 Celebrating the life of Lewis G. Saunders. Celebrating the life of Lewis G. Saunders.
SJR421 Celebrating the lives of those lost in the Virginia Tech tragedy. Celebrating the lives of Ross A. Alameddine, Christopher James Bishop, Brian Roy Bluhm, Ryan Christopher Clark, Austin Michelle Cloyd, Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, Kevin P. Granata, Matthew Gregory Gwaltney, Caitlin Millar Hamm...
SJR446 Celebrating the life of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator William Ry... Celebrating the life of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator William Ryan Owens.
SJR290 Constitutional amendment; criteria for electoral districts (first refere... Constitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; criteria for electoral districts. Provides the criteria for electoral districts drawn by the General Assembly. The amendment directs that electoral districts are ...
SB1400 Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming. Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming; poker games authorized; regulation of poker tournaments. Provides that poker is a game of skill and therefore not illegal gambling. The bill also allows a qualif...
SJR345 Commending ECPI University. Commending ECPI University.
SJR363 Commending Rebecca L. Covey. Commending Rebecca L. Covey.
SJR401 Celebrating the life of George Steven Bilidas. Celebrating the life of George Steven Bilidas.
SB1456 Motor vehicle fuels; definitions, sales tax in certain transportation di... Motor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain transportation districts; price floor. Places a floor on the 2.1 percent tax imposed on motor vehicle fuels sold in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads by ensuring that the tax is n...
SB1436 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; expands definition of public body. Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); definition of public body. Expands the definition of public body under FOIA to include any foundation that exists for the primary purpose of supporting a public institution of hi...
SJR404 Celebrating the life of the Reverend Won Sang Lee. Celebrating the life of the Reverend Won Sang Lee.
SJR403 Commending the Westfield High School football team. Commending the Westfield High School football team.
SJR293 Celebrating the life of the Honorable Warren E. Barry. Celebrating the life of the Honorable Warren E. Barry.
SJR400 Commending the Westfield High School boys' basketball team. Commending the Westfield High School boys' basketball team.
SJR402 Commending Linda L. Leightley. Commending Linda L. Leightley.
SB1376 Higher educational institutions, public; public notice of proposed under... Public institutions of higher education; public notice of planned tuition increase. Prohibits the governing board of a public institution of higher education from approving an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory...
SB922 DPOR and DHP; licensure, certification, registration, and permitting. Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Department of Health Professions; licensure, certification, registration, and permitting. Provides that certain powers of the Department of Professional and Occupa...
SB926 Noise violations; civil penalty. Noise violations; civil penalties. Allows localities to authorize the chief law-enforcement officer in the locality to enforce a uniform schedule of civil penalties for violation of that locality's noise ordinance.
SB928 Substitute judges. Substitute judges. Removes the prohibition against substitute judges sitting in the courts in which they regularly practice.
SB927 Eminent domain; timing for initiation of 'quick-take' condemnation proce... Eminent domain; timing for initiation of "quick-take" condemnation procedure and petition for determination of just compensation. Provides that an authorized condemnor in a "quick-take" condemnation proceeding shall instit...
SB1558 Blanket surety bonds; proof of coverage of local officer. Blanket surety bonds; proof of coverage of local officer. Allows a local officer required to give bond to provide confirmation from the Division of Risk Management that such officer is included in a blanket surety bond. Cu...
SB1559 Zoning appeals, board of; recipient to receive notice of zoning violation. Board of zoning appeals. Requires that the recipient of certain notices from the board of zoning appeals receive notice via registered mail to the last known address or usual place of abode of the property owner or its reg...
SB1153 Inverse condemnation proceeding; reimbursement of owner's costs. Inverse condemnation proceeding; reimbursement of owner's costs. Directs the court to reimburse a plaintiff for the costs of an inverse condemnation proceeding for "damaging" property if a judgment is entered for the plain...
SB9 Electric utility regulation; suspension of reviews of earnings, Transiti... Electric utility regulation; suspension of reviews of earnings; transitional rate period. Provides that the transitional rate period for Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion) will conclude on December 31, 2018, an...
SB13 State Corporation Commission; intervenor compensation. State Corporation Commission; intervenor compensation. Establishes a process under which a public interest organization or a retail customer, including an entity representing retail customers, of a public service company t...
SB14 Service of process; county attorney to be served when actions against co... Service of process on county attorney. Removes the requirement that in an action against a supervisor, county officer, employee, or agent of the county, each member of the county board be served; instead, only the county a...
SB17 Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage ...
SB12 Conflict of Interests Acts, State & Local Gov't, & General Assembly; pos... State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; post-service restrictions. Extends the "revolving door" prohibition applicable to state officers and employees and membe...
SB10 Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate from soliciting or accepting a contribution from any public service corporation, as defined in ? 56-1, or any political action committee est...
SB16 Security freezes; fees. Security freezes; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report. Currently, a consumer may be required to pay a fee of no more t...
SB15 Virginia-Israel Advisory Board; reorganizes as Virginia-Israel Advisory ... Virginia-Israel Advisory Board; reorganize as Virginia-Israel Advisory Authority. Reorganizes the existing Virginia-Israel Advisory Board, renamed the Virginia-Israel Advisory Authority, as an independent authority. The bi...
SB11 State Corporation Commission; increases number of members. State Corporation Commission; members. Increases the number of members of the State Corporation Commission from three to five. The measure requires that one of the new members be initially elected during the 2019 Session o...
SB1240 Virginia Virtual School Board; established, report. Virginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School (the Board) as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the full-time virtual school...
SB1593 Candidates in elections; prohibited contributions. Prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate to the General Assembly or statewide office from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions from a public service corporation.
SB599 Virginia Electronic Communications Privacy Act; established, report. Virginia Electronic Communications Privacy Act; report.
SB236 Government Data Collection & Dissemination Practices Act; collection & u... Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; collection and use of personal information by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that, unless a criminal or administrative warrant has been issued, law-enforcemen...
SB689 Common Interest Community Board; increases membership. Common Interest Community Board; membership. Increases the membership of the Common Interest Community Board from 11 to 14 by adding (i) one member who serves or has served on the governing board of a common interest commu...
SJR47 Constitutional amendment; exemption from taxation of certain motor vehic... Constitutional amendment (first resolution); exemption from taxation of certain motor vehicles. Exempts privately owned motor vehicles used for nonbusiness purposes from property taxes.
SB119 Small Business; changes in definition, regulation by U.S. Small Business... Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definition of small business. Changes the definition of small business to require the business, together with affiliates, to meet the small business size standards estab...
SB1095 Electric utility regulation; suspension of reviews of earnings, Transiti... Electric utility regulation; suspension of reviews of earnings; Transitional Rate Period. Provides that the Transitional Rate Period will conclude on the date the carbon emission guidelines for existing electric power gene...
SB1094 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; right of resident upon eviction from a... Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; right of resident upon eviction from a manufactured home park. Provides that a manufactured home owned by an evicted resident of a manufactured home park when there is no secured party sha...
SB1093 Campaign finance; contribution limits, civil penalty. Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits a person, other than a political party committee or political action committee, from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds ...
SB1096 Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses, licens... Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses; licensed child care provider. Provides that a lot owner who is a licensed child care provider operating within his personal residence pursuant to state law ...
SB1092 Motor vehicle fuels; establishes a floor on sales tax imposed in Norther... Motor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain transportation districts; price floor. Establishes a floor on the 2.1 percent tax imposed on motor vehicle fuels sold in Northern Virginia by requiring that the average sales price ...
SB1379 Higher educational institutions; governing board to implement a plan to ... Public institutions of higher education; tuition. Requires the governing board of a public institution of higher education to implement a plan to reduce in-state tuition over the next five years if the total of any budget ...
SB1380 Regional school boards; full-time virtual school programs. Regional school boards; full-time virtual school programs. Requires the establishment of eight regional school boards composed of one member of each local school board that governs each local school division in each of the...
SB931 Va Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence exempt.... Virginia Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence exemption for presidents of public institutions of higher education. Eliminates the working papers and correspondence record exemption for the presiden...
SB924 Gov Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; use of personal inf... Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; collection and use of personal information by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that, unless a criminal or administrative warrant has been issued, law-enforcemen...
SB925 Plastic bag tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Plastic bag tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Imposes a five-cent per bag tax on plastic bags provided to customers by certain retailers in localities located wholly within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and directs reven...
SB930 Conservation and replacement of trees; land development processes. Conservation and replacement of trees; land development processes. Authorizes the Town of Vienna, by ordinance, to provide for the planting and replacement of trees, and the conservation of trees, during certain land devel...
SB923 Grand larceny; threshold. Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by...
SB929 Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA); membership composition. Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA); membership composition. Increases from 17 to 18 the membership of the NVTA and provides that the additional nonlegislative citizen member represent towns that receive fund...
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
HB1411 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1491 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1500 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #27 Amendments 1 and 3 (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1500 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #'s 1,2,4,6,13-15,18,20,21,24-26 (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1500 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #3 (38-Y 2-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1525 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1532 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1539 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1663 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1663 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1663 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1671 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1691 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1708 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (38-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1708 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (19-Y 21-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1708 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1721 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1721 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1721 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1829 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1846 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1851 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1855 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1960 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #2 (39-Y 1-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2014 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2016 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2017 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2026 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2053 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #1, 2 and 3 (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Other
HB2101 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2105 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2149 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2163 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2201 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (34-Y 6-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2245 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2245 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (36-Y 4-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
HB2245 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2289 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (35-Y 4-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2297 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2324 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2324 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (36-Y 3-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
HB2324 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 3-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
HB2336 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2367 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2383 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (14-Y 25-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Nay
HB2383 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation Amendment #2 (13-Y 25-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Nay
HB2383 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation Amendment #2 agreed to (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2386 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2390 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB2471 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1008 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1023 Senate: Ruling of Chair Not Sustained (19-Y 21-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1073 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1102 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1102 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #3 (39-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1102 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (16-Y 24-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1102 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation #1 agreed to (37-Y 3-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1102 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #2 (24-Y 16-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1105 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1105 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1105 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1116 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1116 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1116 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1178 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1239 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 11-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1239 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1239 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (26-Y 14-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1240 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1240 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1240 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1253 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1253 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1253 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1258 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1282 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #'s 1-7 (38-Y 0-N 2-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1282 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #'s 1-7 (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1282 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendations #'s 1-7 agreed to (38-Y 0-N 2-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1283 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1283 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1283 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1284 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 2-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1285 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (19-Y 21-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1296 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendations #'s 1-2 (14-Y 26-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1296 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #3 (17-Y 23-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1299 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (23-Y 17-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1300 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (22-Y 18-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1303 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (18-Y 21-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1303 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (19-Y 21-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1303 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1312 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (18-Y 20-N 2-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1315 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (16-Y 24-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1324 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1324 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1324 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1347 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1347 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1347 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1362 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1362 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1362 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1364 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1371 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (35-Y 5-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1398 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 3-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1415 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1416 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1418 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1455 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1455 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1455 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1470 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (24-Y 16-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1486 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1492 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1493 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1574 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB1581 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1581 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB1581 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB800 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #1, #2, #3 (38-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Other
SB800 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #1, #2, #3 (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Other
SB800 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendations #1, #2, #3 agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB800 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #4 (16-Y 23-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Other
SB812 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB854 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB864 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB865 Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB865 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB865 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB872 Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 19-N) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB898 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendations #1, #3 (10-Y 29-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB898 Senate: Motion to pass in enrolled form rejected (23-Y 16-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Yea
SB898 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #2 (14-Y 25-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB898 Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #4 (15-Y 24-N 1-A) 4/5/2017 Nay
SB962 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 2-N) 4/5/2017 Yea
HB1500 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB1525 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB1549 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB1837 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB1941 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB2248 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB2304 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB2366 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB2383 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (32-Y 7-N 1-A) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB2471 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1005 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1045 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1063 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1129 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1239 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1312 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1413 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB1574 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB854 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/25/2017 Yea
SB898 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (32-Y 7-N 1-A) 2/25/2017 Yea
HB1402 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1477 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1485 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1520 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1562 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1663 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1697 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1709 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1731 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1747 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1760 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
HB1770 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1851 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1852 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 9-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1852 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1852 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 14-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1854 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1874 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1884 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1885 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB1926 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2006 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2024 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2051 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2051 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2051 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2053 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 2/24/2017 Other
HB2064 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2074 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2092 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (28-Y 11-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2092 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2092 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2101 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2207 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
HB2207 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2207 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 14-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
HB2209 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2262 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2282 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2296 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2318 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2386 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2395 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2410 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2449 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2460 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 9-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HB2467 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HJR1085 Senate: Rules suspended (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HJR1085 Senate: Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HJR693 Senate: Agreed to by Senate with amendments (24-Y 16-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
HJR693 Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
HJR693 Senate: Agreed to by Senate with amendments (23-Y 17-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
SB1034 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1091 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1168 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1228 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1251 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1324 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1324 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
SB1324 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N) 2/24/2017 Nay
SB1412 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1493 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1516 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1553 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB1573 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB800 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB800 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A) 2/24/2017 Other
SB800 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB856 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB899 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SB907 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N) 2/24/2017 Yea
SR148 Senate: Rules suspended (38-Y 0-N) 2/24/2017 Other
HB1433 Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1549 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1555 Senate: Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1663 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1675 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1731 Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1837 Senate: Motion to reconsider insist on substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1837 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1837 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (37-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1845 Senate: Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB1974 Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (39-Y 1-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2101 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Other
HB2209 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2237 Senate: Senate receded from amendment (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2251 Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2262 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2304 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2366 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2383 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N 1-A) 2/23/2017 Yea
HB2417 Senate: Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HJR1088 Senate: Rules suspended (39-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HJR1088 Senate: Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
HJR693 Senate: Amendment by Senator Petersen rejected (19-Y 20-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
SB1005 Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) 2/23/2017 Yea
Role Committee
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
Detail State Committee Member Subcommittee on Higher Education
Detail State Committee Member Joint Committee on Civics Education
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Courts of Justice
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Education and Health
Name Title Role Description Location Address Phone Email
Kathy Neilson Legislative Assistant Legislative Assistant / Policy Advisor Capitol Office 900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA. 23219
(804) 698-7534
Alexander Parker Legislative Assistant Legislative Assistant / Policy Advisor Capitol Office 900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA. 23219
(804) 698-7534
Born in Washington, D.C. on March 27, 1968; educated at Williams College, (B.A.); University of Virginia, (J.D.); Attorney; married Sharon Kim Petersen; Anglican; Truro Church; Member of the House- 2002-2006; Member of the Senate- 2008-