Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton)

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20: Counties of Augusta (part), Highland, and Nelson (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro [map]
Took Office
January 2020
Next Election
November 2019
Counties, Cities and Towns, Education, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 62% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 53% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
62.5% in 2022
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  • HB901: Income tax, state; late payment penalty.
  • HB1816: Standards of Learning; instruction on dangers and victims of communism.
  • HB1817: Disposition of unclaimed bodies; how disposition expenses paid, seizure of assets.
  • HB1818: Fire zones; removes prohibition for creating in Augusta County.
  • HB1819: Amendment of death certificates; county and city registrars.
  • HB1820: Virtual school programs; virtual administration of certain through-year growth assessments.
  • HB1821: Education improvement scholarships; expands tax credit program.
  • HB1822: Public school employees; offense involving solicitation of sexual molestation, etc.
  • HB1823: College and Career Readiness for English Language Learners Grant Program and Fund; established.
  • HB1824: Teachers; employment, English as a Second Language Incentive Reward Program and Fund.
  • HB1825: Child care; background checks for applicants for employment, etc.
  • HB2396: Virginia College Savings Plan; renamed Commonwealth Savers Plan, duties of governing board.
  • HB2429: Athletic trainers; exemption from liability when administering albuterol inhalers, etc.
  • HB2433: Economic development authorities; Essex County allowed to appoint one member to Authority.
  • HB2448: Arrest without warrant authorized in certain cases; powers of arrest, private police officers.
  • HJ661: Commending the Columbia Gas of Virginia's NiVets.
  • HJ705: Commending Dr. Pamela R. Fox.
  • HJ802: Celebrating the life of George Thomas Savage, Jr.
  • HJ803: Celebrating the life of Cecil Gordon Layman, Jr.
  • HB900: Public health emergency; hospital or nursing home, addition of beds.
  • HB901: Income tax, state; late payment penalty.
  • HB902: Augusta County; removal of county courthouse, authorization by electorate.
  • HB1126: Parental rights; right to review & obtain educational materials, etc. (The Parents Bill of Rights).
  • HB1178: Seizure first aid information; Department of Labor and Industry to disseminate information.
  • HB1223: Shenandoah River; scenic river designation.
  • HB1241: Pretrial Intervention and Diversion Program; created.
  • HB1311: Waynesboro, City of; amending charter, elections and appointments.
  • HJ175: Commending Weldon Edwards.
  • HJ378: Commending John Wayne Hite.
  • HR9: Falun Gong; persecution by Chinese Communist Party.
  • HB1954: Minimum wage; application to certain persons providing fire or emergency medical services.
  • HB1955: Income tax, state; deduction for multigenerational households.
  • HB1956: Income tax, state; late payment penalty.
  • HB1957: Adult adoption; investigation and report.
  • HB1957: Adult adoption; investigation and report.
  • HB1958: South River; designates segment in City of Waynesboro as part of Va. Scenic Rivers System.
  • HB1958: South River; designates segment in City of Waynesboro as part of Va. Scenic Rivers System.
  • HJ584: Commending Edwin Eagle.
  • HJ585: Celebrating the life of Harold Reid.
  • HJ586: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Alphonso Hamilton.
  • HR222: Commending Staunton Steam Laundry.
  • HR513: Celebrating the lives of John William Forbes III, M.D. and Ann Holt Forbes.
  • HR530: Commending the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin University.
  • HR715: Celebrating the life of Anne Seaton.
  • HB1590: Air cannons; local regulation.
  • HB1591: Virginia long rifle; designating as the official firearm of the Commonwealth.
  • HB5132: Obstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in performance of mission; penalty.
  • HB5136: Law-enforcement officers; Criminal Justice Services Bd., statewide professional standard of conduct.
  • HB5137: Law-enforcement agencies; all local & state agencies to obtain & maintain accreditation.
  • HR24: Commending the Honorable Richard Preston Bell.
  • HR102: Commending Glenn Drumheller.