Del. Laura Jane Cohen (D-Burke)

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15: County of Fairfax (part)
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2025
Copatroning Habits
92% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 100% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 74% of them are Democrats.
Bills Passed
31.3% in 2024


  • HB497: Public secondary schools; naloxone procurement, possession, and administration.
  • HB498: School bd. policy; parental notification of responsibility of safe storage of firearms in household.
  • HB499: Medicaid waivers; program rule modifications.
  • HB500: Standards of Learning; Board of Education to develop all assessments using UDL principles.
  • HB501: School building evacuation plans, policies, and protocols; students with mobility impairments.
  • HB502: Nonbinary sex or gender; all forms or applications to offer any applicant the option to designate.
  • HB503: Credentialed addiction treatment professionals; definition to include licensed behavior analysts.
  • HB504: Licensed professionals; DBHDS to amend definition to include licensed behavior analysts.
  • HB505: Commercial driver's license; DMV to convene a work group to develop & implement strategy to promote.
  • HB506: Teachers for Tomorrow Grant Program; established.
  • HB507: Careers in Law Enforcement Incentive Grant Program; established.
  • HB508: Child day program employees and volunteers; background checks, dissemination of information.
  • HB509: Students with disabilities; SCHEV to study process used to determine eligibility for accommodations.
  • HB510: Surplus line broker; any person required to be licensed as one shall not be subject to certain tax.
  • HB511: Out-of-state health care practitioners; temp. authorization to practice in assisted living fac.
  • HB512: Conservatorship; Judicial Council of Virginia to convene work group to study.
  • HR389: Commending Erik DeTurk.
  • HR390: Commending Sangster Elementary School.
  • HR391: Commending Orange Hunt Elementary School.
  • HR392: Commending Kings Park Elementary School.
  • HR393: Commending the Lake Braddock Secondary School girls' gymnastics team.
  • HR394: Commending Lake Braddock Secondary School.