Del. Tom Garrett (R-Louisa)

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Party
Republican
District
56: Counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, Fluvanna (part), Goochland (part), Louisa (part), and Prince Edward (part)
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2025
Committees
Copatroning Habits
61% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 68% of them are Republicans. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 56% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
0% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

WVTF: Lawmakers consider state subsidy to keep old tires out of forests, rivers and streams

February 8, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

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February 6, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

WVTF: Expansion of legal fireworks killed by Virginia House committee

January 26, 2024 | 3:00 am
  

WVTF: First look: Virginia legislature to debate gun bills from the right and left

December 19, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia: Meet the 34 new members of the House of Delegates

November 25, 2023 | 3:00 am
  

From the Legislator’s Website

Garrett Sets Record Straight on Appomattox

April 15, 2023
(Scottsville, VA) The character vacuum that is the Kevin Bailey Campaign continues to do whatthey do best—lie and attack everyone who doesn’t support their lies. Bailey claims Tom Garrett is trying to exclude the Appomattox Delegation. This is ademonstrable lie. Tom Garrett has never once advocated for removing the Appomattox delegation—in fact, TomGarrett repeatedly argued in favor of seating the …

TOM GARRETT ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR VIRGINIA’S 56TH DISTRICT

November 22, 2022
Date: November 22, 2022Contact: [email protected] (Richmond, VA) At a press conference held at the Virginia Capitol, in front of the Virginia Civil Rights Monument, former Congressman, State Senator, and Prosecutor Tom Garrett declared his candidacy for Virginia’s 56th House of Delegates District. “Four and one half years ago, almost to the day, I announced from this very location that I …

These are all of the video clips of Tom Garrett’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 184 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB16: Firearm or explosive material; carrying within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, etc.
  • HB17: Students who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs, fees, etc.
  • HB481: First responders; proof of immunization not required to attend trainings at medical care facilities.
  • HB482: School employees; reports of certain arrests and convictions.
  • HB483: Income tax, state; veteran student loan forgiveness.
  • HB484: Consumer fireworks; authorizes use, penalities.
  • HB485: School boards; employee criminal history records checks and applications, penalty for noncompliance.
  • HB486: Virginia Higher Education Scholarship Act Fund and Program; created and established.
  • HB487: Harassment by computer or other electronic means; civil action.
  • HB488: Sexual abuse of children; penalty.
  • HB489: Fire Programs Fund; increases annual assessment used to fund.
  • HB490: Electors for President and Vice President; revises method of allocating electoral votes.
  • HB491: Income tax, state; subtraction for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnel.
  • HB492: Fire and emergency medical services apparatuses and equipment; procurement, report.
  • HB493: Property owners; power to arrest on property, probable cause.
  • HB494: Virginia Fire and EMS Safety Loan Fund; created.
  • HB495: Standards of School Safety; Board of Education, et al., to establish.
  • HB496: Waste tire disposal by tire producers and haulers; fee, requirements.
  • HB826: Action of forfeiture; exemptions, court-imposed fine.
  • HB1341: Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; hearing panel decisions.
  • HB1382: Meat food products; misbranding.
  • HB1448: Virginia Human Rights Act; unlawful discrimination.
  • HJ19: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • HJ20: Early voting; joint committee of the House & Senate Committees on P & E to study costs & benefits.
  • HJ140: Commending Troop 710 of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • HJ143: Commending Geline Bowman Williams.
  • HJ219: Commending Lee William Horton.
  • HR365: Commending Patrick Harlow.
  • HR366: Commending the Reverend Hassan Abdelrahim Tawor and the Reverend Abdulmonem Abdumalawa.
  • SB15: Economic development, local; transfer of taxes to qualified locality.
  • SB178: Concealed handgun permits; reciprocity with other states.
  • SB271: Adoption; leave benefit.
  • SB402: Virginia Higher Education Scholarship Act Fund; created.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office.
  • SB13: General Assembly members; prohibited conduct.
  • SB14: General Assembly; testimony under oath before committee or subcommittee.
  • SB15: Economic development, local; transfer of taxes to qualified locality.
  • SB85: Public utilities; regulation of rates and service, procedures of the State Corporation Commission.
  • SB86: Sexual abuse of certain children; penalty.
  • SB87: Circuit court clerks; disaster plan for recovery of any land record maintained electronically.
  • SB178: Concealed handgun permits; reciprocity with other states.
  • SB208: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties.
  • SB270: Sanctuary policies; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers.
  • SB271: Adoption; leave benefit.
  • SB340: School calendar.
  • SB402: Virginia Higher Education Scholarship Act Fund; created.
  • SB612: Students who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs.
  • SB613: Driver's license; marijuana possession.
  • SB630: Motorcyclists; operating or riding without helmet.
  • SB678: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; time period for responding to requests for records.
  • SB714: Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of distiller's license.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office.
  • SJ94: Driver's license; suspension upon conviction of marijuana offense.
  • SR2: Commending Emmaus Baptist Church.
  • SR3: Celebrating the life of Robbin Thompson.
  • SR5: Commending Rachel Price.
  • SR6: Commending Laurie Corker.
  • SR7: Commending Kira Roberts.
  • SR8: Commending Virginia Staton.
  • SR11: Commending Wes Farkas.
  • SR12: Commending Edward McCann, Jr.
  • SR13: Commending the Appomattox High School football team.
  • SR24: Rules of the Senate; news media.
  • SB442: Sexual abuse; increases penalty for abuse of child 13 or 14 years of age to Class 6 felony.
  • SB574: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB656: Economic development, local; revenues from certain taxes for qualified locality.
  • SB982: Graduation requirements; local alternative paths to standard units of credit.
  • SB983: Higher educational institutions, four-year public; dual enrollment programs.
  • SB984: Standards of Learning tests; expedited retake.
  • SB985: Virginia Public School Educational Technology Grants Program; leases of educational technology.
  • SB986: Senate districts; adjustment.
  • SB987: Virginia Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for Virginia businesses.
  • SB1026: Lobbyist disclosure; reporting by certain political subdivisions.
  • SB1027: Passing with a double yellow line; drivers allowed to pass pedestrian, stopped vehicle, etc.
  • SB1130: Blackjacks and other similar weapons; sale or possession of with intent to sell.
  • SB1131: School calendar.
  • SB1132: Concealed handgun; possession on school property prohibited.
  • SB1133: State and local government officers and employees; prohibited conduct, retaliation.
  • SB1134: General Assembly members; prohibited conduct.
  • SB1135: Adoption leave benefit; creates new classification for state employee.
  • SB1136: Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on; powers and duties, effect of administrative rules.
  • SB1137: Loaded rifle or shotgun; regulation of transportation.
  • SB1138: Sexual abuse of certain children; penalty.
  • SB1139: General Assembly; testimony under oath before committee or subcommittee.
  • SB1140: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB1143: Quarantine zones; establishment by the Governor, at the request of the Commissioner.
  • SB1144: Local economic development.
  • SB1158: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks in Commonwealth.
  • SB1329: Higher educational institutions; memorandum of understanding and policies for sexual assaults.
  • SB1392: Planning district commissions; representation of regional partners.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office.
  • SJ244: Study; long-term impact of biosolids and industrial waste; report.
  • SJ263: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office.
  • SJ264: Constitutional amendment; right to acquire farm-produced food.
  • SJ265: Commending Ashland D. Fortune.
  • SB8: Tow truck drivers; registration after conviction of violent crimes.
  • SB9: Coyotes; lawful to hunt or kill on Sundays.
  • SB10: Water and sewer system; discounted fees and charges for low-income and disabled customers.
  • SB12: Legislators; prohibits member of General Assembly from using his position to retaliate, etc.
  • SB13: Hunting dogs, etc.; permission from landowner to retrieve from property.
  • SB14: Sodomy; crimes against nature, clarifies provisions of clause, penalty.
  • SB121: State and local government officers and employees; prohibitied conduct.
  • SB123: Wind & other energy projects; Board shall consult with DEQ on regulations, impacts on wildlife.
  • SB189: Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on; effect of administrative rules.
  • SB190: DUI; probation.
  • SB343: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; use of consumer and restricted consumer fireworks, etc.
  • SB368: Rifle or shotgun, loaded; regulation of transportation.
  • SB436: Senate districts; technical adjustments.
  • SB441: Student discipline; expulsion due to firearm or drug offenses.
  • SB442: Sexual abuse; increases penalty for abuse of child 13 or 14 years of age to Class 6 felony.
  • SB574: Local fiscal impact bills; first day introduction.
  • SB581: Longwood University; removal of member of Board of Visitors.
  • SB582: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to utilize storm-based approach in order to derive PMP.
  • SB583: General Assembly; testimony under oath before committee or subcommittee.
  • SB656: Economic development, local; revenues from certain taxes for qualified locality.
  • SJ4: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SJ190: Commending the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River.
  • SR43: Celebrating the life of John Bagby III.
  • SB665: Standards of Learning; method of administration.
  • SB667: Child endangerment; relocated to Title 18.2, cruelty and injuries to children, penalty.
  • SB668: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB677: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • SB791: State Inspector General, Office of; develop and implement an audit work plan, report.
  • SB792: Nonpublic school students; participation in interscholastic programs.
  • SB793: Solicitation of election fraud; penalty.
  • SB794: Disabled parking placards; physicians may issue to patients.
  • SB795: Forensic Toxicology Fund; created.
  • SB796: Spousal privilege; creates statutory exception in criminal cases.
  • SB797: Electric utilities; advanced meters.
  • SB798: Service districts; any locality may amend boundaries of an established district, etc.
  • SB799: Real property tax; special valuation for land preservation.
  • SB801: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB802: Electoral boards; meetings.
  • SB803: Hunting; lawful to hunt or kill coyotes on Sunday.
  • SB804: Voluntary boundary agreement between localities; attachment of GIS map to petitions.
  • SB805: Elections; costs of primaries.
  • SB806: Presidential primaries; localities shall be reimbursed by State for all costs incurred.
  • SB810: Legislation; prohibits any committee of General Assembly from reporting bill impacting localities.
  • SB811: False lien or encumbrance; filing against real or personal property of another, penalty.
  • SB812: Public school interscholastic programs; participation of students receiving home instruction.
  • SB813: Electoral boards and general registrars; reimbursement of costs of compensation and expenses.
  • SB825: Courts of record; land records; indigency determinations.
  • SB826: Abortion; funding by Board of Health for certain women.
  • SB827: Federal statutes or regulations; implementation of regulatory stringency standard.
  • SB910: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; redefines what constitutes permissible fireworks in State.
  • SB949: Medical assistance fraud investigations; service of subpoenas.
  • SB950: Practitioners of medicine, etc.; updates terminology in sections governing licensure, etc.
  • SB1249: Financial institutions; checks required to show date account was opened.
  • SB1297: Criminal judgment; appeal based on erroneously admitted evidence.
  • SB1322: Dead bodies; Commonwealth shall pay cost of disposition.
  • SB1323: Temporary detention; execution of order, transportation.
  • SB1375: Claims; Edna Twiddy.
  • SB1378: Firearms; person guilty of Class 4 felony if sells to person he knows is prohibited from possessing.
  • SJ254: Celebrating the life of Warren Gordon Richardson.
  • SJ276: Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference).
  • SJ368: United States Constitution; General Assembly recognizes 2nd Amendment protects right to bear arms.
  • SJ383: Commending The Central Virginian.
  • SJ419: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Donald Lawrence Trent, Sr.
  • SR33: Celebrating the life of Rear Admiral DeWitt Leroy Freeman, USN (Ret.).
  • SB461: Sexually violent predators; conducting probable cause hearing.
  • SB476: Confidential juvenile records; sharing with state and local correctional facilities, confidential.
  • SB481: Vehicle odometers; increases penalty for tampering.
  • SB527: Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state employment for members of National Guard.
  • SB528: Hunting and fishing license, special; permanently disabled veteran to apply and receive at no cost.
  • SB665: Standards of Learning; method of administration.
  • SB666: Fines and fees; disposition of fines in traffic cases.
  • SB667: Child endangerment; relocated to Title 18.2, cruelty and injuries to children, penalty.
  • SB668: Sex offense; felony punishment for subsequent misdemeanor.
  • SB669: Voter registration records; general registrar to cancel registration of voter shown to be a felon.
  • SB670: Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for locality to require fingerprints.
  • SB676: Recycling survey; requires solid waste planning units and localities to submit report every 4 years.
  • SB677: State Inspector General, Office of; performance review of state agencies.
  • SJ227: Commending Jerry Cutright.
  • SJ228: Celebrating the life of Louisa County Sheriffs Office K-9 Unit Bloodhound Maggie.