Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)

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3: Counties of Bland, Buchanan, Russell (part), and Tazewell [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2019
Appropriations, Counties, Cities and Towns, General Laws
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 76% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 63% of them are Republicans.
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66.7% in 2022
Recent Mentions in the Media

Cardinal News: A town's 'melting pot' cemetery honored miners from many cultures ...

November 22, 2023 | 4:20 am

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Ribbon cut marks first miles of Coalfields Expressway in Virginia

November 10, 2023 | 4:45 am

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Hackworth, Morefield ready to work with Democrat-controlled ...

November 9, 2023 | 3:00 am

Southwest Virginia Today: Bland County voters make choices known

November 8, 2023 | 12:24 pm

Cardinal News: Democrats take back the House, keep majority in the state Senate

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am

These are all of the video clips of Will Morefield’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 38 video clips in all.


  • HB2178: Green and alternative energy job creation tax credit; clarifies definition of 'green job.'
  • HB2179: Commercial delivery services; authorized use for notice to an employer for violation of safety prov.
  • HB2180: Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; universal license recognition.
  • HB2181: Subaqueous beds; nontidal waters, permit requirements, penalty.
  • HB2334: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for oil and gas drilling equipment, extends sunset provision.
  • HB2401: Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund; funds may be used to construct flood mitigation measures.
  • HB2404: Driver training instructors; hiring active law-enforcement officers.
  • HB2431: Income tax, state; tax credit for Neighborhood Assistance Act, Education Improvement Scholarships.
  • HR278: Commending the Graham High School football team.
  • HR288: Commending Paula Bandy.
  • HR294: Commending Paul Ellis Cook.
  • HR297: Celebrating the life of Joe Milton Adair, DDS.
  • HR326: Commending Americorps Seniors RSVP Senior Volunteer Program at the Clinch Valley Community Action.
  • HR332: Celebrating the life of Nicholas D. Street.
  • HR438: Celebrating the life of James Kulchar.
  • HB5: Flood Relief Fund; established.
  • HB52: Tazewell, Town of; amending charter, increases term length for members of board of zoning appeals.
  • HB1271: Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; localities' revenue sharing agreements.
  • HJ2: Celebrating the life of George Millard Harvey, Sr.
  • HJ89: Commending the Mountain Mission School.
  • HR20: Commending Bluefield University.
  • HR43: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Gary Michael Roberts.
  • HB2189: Virginia Adventure Corridor and Trail Authority; created.
  • HB2273: Data centers; sales and use tax exemption, criteria, report.
  • HB2273: Data centers; sales and use tax exemption, criteria, report.
  • HB2293: Local gas severance tax; extends sunset date.
  • HB2293: Local gas severance tax; extends sunset date.
  • HJ547: Commending the Norfolk and Western Railway Section Foreman's House.
  • HJ668: Celebrating the life of Franklin Delano Robertson.
  • HJ668: Celebrating the life of Franklin Delano Robertson.
  • HB5: Clinch River; designating segment in Tazewell County as part of the Clinch State Scenic River.
  • HB171: Bluefield, Town of; amending charter, relating to town council, mayor, and town powers.
  • HJ140: Winter Honey Month.
  • HB218: License plates, special; ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION.
  • HB2106: Harassment by computer and electronic means; penalty.
  • HB2279: Forensic Science, Department of; purchase of forensic laboratory services.
  • HB2687: Hunting elk; authorizes Board of GIF to create a special license.
  • HB2743: Child protective services; investigations and family assessments, contact information.
  • HB2814: Economic Opportunity for Virginians in Aspiring & Diverse Communities, Commission on; extends sunset
  • HJ659: Taiwan Day.
  • HR234: Commending the Graham High School football team.
  • HB218: Special license plates; ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION.
  • HB219: Passing a stopped school bus; penalty.
  • HB220: Parks, local; waterway activities, liability.
  • HB222: Income tax, corporate and state; modification for certain companies, grants.
  • HB1317: Computer crimes; adds various crimes for which attorneys may issue administrative subpoenas.
  • HJ209: Celebrating the life of James Howell Hardy III.
  • HJ210: Commending the Wellmore Coal Company Mine Rescue Red Team.
  • HJ257: Commending the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority.
  • HJ328: Commending Timothy L. Taylor.
  • HJ460: Commending the Grundy Senior High School wrestling team.
  • HB1669: Gas severance tax.
  • HB1671: Natural gas utilities; qualified projects, investments in eligible infrastructure.
  • HB1672: Coalfield region public education tax credit.
  • HB1917: Coalfield region energy production; establishes a tax credit for taxable years 2017 through 2021.
  • HB2312: Industrial development authorities; issuance of bonds to finance local tax preferences.
  • HB2321: Restricted firearm ammunition; use or attempted use in the commission of a felony, penalty.
  • HB2329: Capitol Police, Division of; arrest without warrant.
  • HB2351: Grass; Buchanan County authorized to require owners to cut.
  • HJ605: Commending the Town of Tazewell.
  • HJ606: Commending the Graham High School competition cheer team.
  • HJ789: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Jackie Thomas Stump.
  • HJ934: Commending Marcus T. Meachum, Jr.
  • HB837: Medicare; supplement policies for individuals under age 65.
  • HB1152: Local gas road improvement and Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority tax.
  • HB1166: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small purchase procedures, transportation-related construction.
  • HB1214: Tazewell, Town of; amending charter, election to fill vacancies for mayor or town council, etc.
  • HB1238: General Services, Department of; disposition of surplus materials, police animals.
  • HB1296: All-terrain vehicles and off-road motorcycles; local regulation.
  • HR96: Commending the Town of Tazewell.
  • HR171: Commending G. Wayne Pike.
  • HB1703: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small purchase procedure for construction.
  • HB1704: Transient occupancy tax; Bland Co. added to list of counties that may impose tax at a rate up to 5%.
  • HB1705: Gas severance tax; no tax shall be imposed on or after January 1, 2018.
  • HB2298: Capitol Square; payment of restitution for any damage to Square or any building, etc.
  • HJ843: Celebrating the life of Robert Barns Brittain.
  • HJ893: Commending Bethany College.
  • HB1028: Gas severance tax; extends sunset provision to December 31, 2015.
  • HB1148: Reckless driving; causing death or injury of certain persons, Class 6 felony.
  • HB1149: Charter; Town of Tazewell.
  • HB1162: Trucks; overweight permits for those hauling coal and certain other products.
  • HB1167: Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance; appointment of member for certain Authority and Board.
  • HB2108: Low-income residential customers; reduced electricity rates.
  • HB2109: VIEW; substance abuse screening and assessment of public assistance applicants and recipients.
  • HB2110: Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund; tax revenue used to construct, etc., natural gas service lines.
  • HB2111: Coal; repeals an obsolete chapter that regulates surface mining.
  • HB2123: Juvenile Justice, Board of; increases membership.
  • HB2140: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; fees charged by State Fire Marshal.
  • HB2225: Hunting; allows any person to hunt on private lands on Sunday with permission of owner.
  • HB2226: Grass and weeds; adds Town of Cedar Bluff to list of localities.
  • HB2227: Coal trucks; weight enforcement.
  • HB2228: Overweight vehicle permits; engineering analysis prior to issuance not to exceed three hours.
  • HB2318: Charter; Town of Richlands.
  • HJ683: Correctional officers; Workers' Compensation Commission to study occupational disease presumptions.
  • HJ832: Celebrating the life of Debra Elaine Roberts.
  • HJ833: Celebrating the life of Mary Louise Williams McGlothlin.
  • HB989: Hunting; removes prohibition to hunt on Sunday between hours of 2:00 p.m. and sunset.
  • HB990: Elk; authorization of nonlethal control measures against.
  • HB1217: Sergeants David Lambert Highway & Brandon Asbury Highway; designates portions of Routes 19 and 609.
  • HB1218: Stream mitigation banks; established.
  • HB1224: Real property; VDOT to exchange real property in Tazewell County for private property.
  • HB1250: Judicial Conference of Virginia; membership.
  • HB1251: Charter; Town of Cedar Bluff.
  • HB845: Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit to taxpayers for easements to recreation authority.
  • HB1357: Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof.
  • HB2237: Electric generation facilities; incentives for construction of using coalbed methane gas.
  • HB2469: Utility facilities; relocation or removal shall not be placed any closer to private residence.
  • HB2470: Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof.
  • HB2518: Income tax, state; mine inspection tax credit.
  • HB2519: Virginia Water Protection Permit; state agencies asked to review to provide comments within 45 days.
  • HJ947: Celebrating the life of Shawnell Hess.
  • HR72: Greenhouse gas emissions; urging Congress of United States to address proposed regulations of EPA.
  • HB845: Income tax, individual and corporate; tax credit to taxpayers for easements to recreation authority.
  • HB846: Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; localities may allocate portion of civil penalties.
  • HB847: Social services, local board of; removes membership limit for certain counties.
  • HB848: Route 711; Buchanan County may enter into an agreement with Pike County, Kentucky to improve.
  • HB849: Off-road recreational vehicles; localities to allow on certain highways within their boundaries.
  • HB850: Roadways; authorizes Buchanan County Board of Supervisors to maintain those within right-of-way.
  • HB851: Buchanan County Public Service Authority; membership.
  • HB852: Southwest Regional Recreational Authority; board to establish ranger police division.
  • HB853: Major business facility job tax credit; reduces number of employees required in new jobs to qualify.
  • HB854: Castle doctrine; right to use physical force against an intruder, immune from civil liability.
  • HB1357: Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof.
  • HJ329: Celebrating the life of Kelly Noel Combs Necessary.
  • HJ330: Celebrating the life of Thomas Alan Reid.