Sen. Travis Hackworth (R-Richlands)

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38: Bland County (All), Buchanan County (All), Dickenson County (All), Russell County (All), Tazewell County (All), Smyth County (Part), Wise County (Part), Pulaski County (All), Norton City (All), Radford City (All), Montgomery County (Part) [map]
Took Office
March 2021
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Local Government, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
68% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 79% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
46.2% 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

Cardinal News: The first Black speaker of the House of Delegates takes pride in his ...

November 17, 2023 | 4:20 am

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

November 10, 2023 | 4:45 am

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

November 8, 2023 | 3:00 am

Washington Examiner: 2023 election updates LIVE: Republicans suffer series of heavy ...

November 7, 2023 | 2:41 pm


  • SB59: Law enforcement, local; relinquishing certain records when department is dissolved.
  • SB1073: Unmanned aircraft systems; trespass over correctional facilities, penalty.
  • SB1116: Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority; definitions, powers and duties.
  • SB1121: Coal mine methane; options to encourage capture & beneficial use.
  • SB1125: Renewable energy portfolio standard requirements; State Corporation Commission authority, report.
  • SB1126: Commercial delivery services; authorized use for notice to an employer for violation of safety prov.
  • SB1263: Uniform Statewide Building Code; stop work orders, appeals.
  • SB1284: Abortion; prohibited, exceptions, penalty.
  • SB1444: Radford University; reduced rate tuition charges, students who reside in Appalachian region.
  • SB1468: Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund; funds may be used to construct flood mitigation measures.
  • SJ239: Deputy sheriffs; Compensation Board to study funding.
  • SJ258: Waste coal; Dept. of Energy to study environment and economic impact of eliminating piles.
  • SR99: Celebrating the life of Adris Albert Davis, Sr.
  • SR100: Commending the Eastside High School one-act play ensemble.
  • SR102: Commending the Graham High School football team.
  • SR110: Commending Paul Ellis Cook.
  • SR117: Commending Paula Bandy.
  • SR134: Celebrating the life of Brenda Ellen Cole Horton.
  • SB10: Power of attorney; termination, conviction of agent for certain offenses.
  • SB16: Income tax, state; Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits.
  • SB17: Law-enforcement officers; exemption from certain training requirements.
  • SB20: Transgender students; treatment, model policies.
  • SB59: Law enforcement, local; relinquishing certain records when department is dissolved.
  • SB60: Political subdivisions; powers and duties, emergency management assessment.
  • SB61: Firearms; concealed carry for law-enforcement officers, attorneys for the Commonwealth, etc.
  • SB120: Waste coal piles; Department of Energy to identify volume and number, use of coal ash.
  • SB121: Contractors; exemption from licensure for work providing remodeling, etc., valued at $25,000, etc.
  • SB372: Regulatory Budget Program; DPB to establish, report.
  • SB627: Tazewell, Town of; amending charter, increases term length for members of board of zoning appeals.
  • SB644: Firearms; criminal history record information check required to sell.
  • SB720: Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; localities' revenue sharing agreements.
  • SJ2: Celebrating the life of George Millard Harvey, Sr.
  • SJ49: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Barbara Stafford.
  • SJ56: Commending the Mountain Mission School.
  • SJ99: Commending James A. Baldwin.
  • SR3: Commending Michael E. Karmis.
  • SR18: Commending Bluefield University.
  • SR19: Commending Rita Carter Forrester.
  • SR24: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Gary Michael Roberts.
  • SR25: Celebrating the life of Donald Burns Baker.
  • SR42: Commending the Grundy High School wrestling team.
  • SR62: Commending Carl R. Bolling.
  • SR63: Commending Christina Shinall.