Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)

Photo of Walter Stosch
12: Henrico County (Part), Hanover County (Part)
Took Office
January 1992
Left Office
January 2016
Copatroning Habits
55% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 72% of them are Republicans. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 55% of them are Republicans.
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These are all of the video clips of Walter Stosch’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 357 video clips in all.


  • SB1042: Capital outlay plan.
  • SB1043: Bonds for institutions of higher education.
  • SB1044: Commonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law; emergency.
  • SB1322: State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training.
  • SB1362: 'Sweet Virginia Breeze' and 'Our Great Virginia'; designating as the official state songs.
  • SB1404: ABLE savings trust accounts; established, administered by the Virginia College Savings Plan.
  • SJ295: Commending Comfort Zone Camp.
  • SJ296: Senate Committee on Rules; confirming appointments.
  • SJ310: Commending The Steward School baseball team.
  • SR91: Celebrating the life of Dr. William Cleveland Bosher, Jr.
  • SR106: Celebrating the life of Ellett Richard McGeorge, Jr.
  • SR115: Commending Ida Annette Minor Ward.
  • SR124: Celebrating the life of Roger L. Sullivan.
  • SR126: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Joseph Benedict Benedetti.
  • SB29: Budget Bill.
  • SB30: Budget Bill.
  • SB288: Commonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law.
  • SB394: Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2014; created.
  • SB459: Electric utility regulation; recovery of nuclear costs, rate adjustment clauses.
  • SB559: Commonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law.
  • SB563: Neighborhood Assistance Act; increases amount of tax credits that may be issued under program.
  • SB564: Accountancy, Board of; licensing requirements.
  • SB5005: Amendments to the general appropriation act.
  • SJ145: Commending the Deep Run High School golf team.
  • SJ146: Commending the Deep Run High School boys' cross country team.
  • SJ149: Celebrating the life of Patrick Charles Gantt.
  • SR511: Commending Liz Parker.
  • SB754: Higher educational institutions; modifications to prior revenue bond bills, emergency.
  • SB800: Budget Bill.
  • SB1241: Tax code, Commonwealth's; advances conformity with Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB1296: Unclaimed tax credits; tax credit obsolete if not claimed by any taxpayer in 5 years, etc., report.
  • SB1313: Income tax, local; City of Portsmouth authorized to levy to generate revenue for transportation.
  • SJ375: Celebrating the life of Thomas D. Daley.
  • SJ386: Commending Luck Companies.
  • SJ417: Commending William B. Holtzman.
  • SB462: Income tax, state; conformity with federal law.
  • SB463: Income tax, state; advances conformity with federal law.
  • SB681: Income tax; definition.
  • SJ92: Medicaid; JLARC to study payment policies for hospitals, nursing home, etc., on access to services.
  • SJ155: Celebrating the life of Russell V. Palmore, Jr.
  • SJ179: Celebrating the life of Rachel Guerrero Ayoub.
  • SR18: Commending Nathan Hatfield.
  • SR514: Commending William E. Echelberger, Jr.
  • SB129: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • SB179: Income tax laws; conformity to Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB700: Management-to-staff ratios; DHRM to develop procedures for implementation of schedule.
  • SB999: Local Defense Production Zone; created and creates a separate classification of machinery and tools.
  • SB1123: Wireless E-911 surcharge; required to be remitted to Department of Taxation.
  • SB1124: Gross premiums of certain insurance; administration of tax.
  • SB1125: Labor organization representation; right to vote by secret ballot.
  • SB1126: Public Procurement Act; transportation-related construction projects.
  • SB1127: Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; review of proposals.
  • SB1128: National Guard; failure to report for duty, penalty.
  • SB1129: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit program; extends sunset date.
  • SB1130: Taxation; removes obsolete language from various sections of Title 58.1.
  • SB1131: State Corporation Commission; prohibited conflicts of interest.
  • SB1132: Motor vehicle rental tax; shall be determined by Tax Commissioner, exemptions.
  • SB1356: Limited liability companies; derivative actions.
  • SB1357: Veterans Services Officer pilot program; Commissioner of Dept. of Veterans Services to establish.
  • SB1358: Real property tax; exemption for disabled veterans.
  • SB1359: Insurance premiums tax; retaliatory costs tax credit.
  • SB1360: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program; created.
  • SB1361: Spouse of member of armed forces; provides extension of expiration of certain licenses, etc.
  • SB1362: Virginia College Savings Plan; clarifies roles of two advisory committees to Board, annual report.
  • SB1363: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; increases amount, students enrollment requirements.
  • SB1477: Inspector General, Office of State; established.
  • SB1478: Judicial sale of real estate; authorizes locality to institute proceedings to sell certain property.
  • SJ498: Celebrating the life of Captain Grace E. Sharp.
  • SJ510: Celebrating the life of Helen Fowlkes Dixon.
  • SJ511: Commending Colonel Henry Winfred Stanley, Jr.
  • SB99: Pass-through entities; penalty for failure to file timely return.
  • SB100: Stock Corporation Act; conforms provisions of Act to revisions to Model Business Corporation Act.
  • SB101: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; DLS shall provide legal and research services.
  • SB129: Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created.
  • SB130: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain computer equipment and enabling software.
  • SB131: Nonstock Corporation Act; conforms revisions to Model Business Corporation Act.
  • SB178: Pass-through entities; penalties.
  • SB179: Income tax laws; conformity to Internal Revenue Code.
  • SB180: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; lease of certain property.
  • SB181: Public-Private Acts of 1995 and 2002; certain grant agreements.
  • SB182: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility.
  • SB357: Tax returns; electronic filing by certain tax preparers, employers, and dealers.
  • SB400: State Corporation Commission; authorized to establish fees for furnishing copies of documents, etc.
  • SB607: Comptroller; changes description in annual report of allocation of surplus general funds.
  • SB633: Neighborhood assistance tax credits; changes definition of impoverished people.
  • SB649: Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established.
  • SB700: Management-to-staff ratios; DHRM to develop procedures for implementation of schedule.
  • SB739: Economic development incentives; aggregate amount of awarded grants for eligible projects.
  • SJ11: Commemorative commission; established to recommend monument to honor contributions of women.
  • SJ83: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Lawrence T. Parker.
  • SJ204: Celebrating the life of Charles D. Curley, Jr.
  • SJ272: Commending David A. Lawrence.
  • SB147: Retail Sales and Use Tax; absorption and payment by seller.
  • SB903: Corporate directors and officers; indemnification thereof.
  • SB904: Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credits; extends sunset date to July 1, 2011.
  • SB905: Power of attorney; Dept. of Taxation to provide taxpayer's representative copies of correspondence.
  • SB906: Income tax, state; homebuyer tax credit.
  • SB956: Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established.
  • SB1240: Two-Year College Transfer Grant; increases annual amount thereof.
  • SB1241: Limited liability companies; bound by its operating agreement whether or not executes.
  • SB1242: Small Business Financing Authority; activities under Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995.
  • SB1243: Securities Act; increases maximum civil penalty that SCC may impose for violation thereof.
  • SB1244: Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; qualifying project definition.
  • SB1245: Public Building Authority; financing energy performance-based contract projects.
  • SB1246: Retaliatory costs tax credit; extends carry-over period to 10 years.
  • SB1325: Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; changes administration of and eligibility for an allocation.
  • SB1430: Residential homes; bonds to fund grants for purchasers of newly constructed.
  • SB1544: Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established.
  • SB1549: Income tax, state; individual credit for certain new motor vehicle purchases.
  • SJ340: Commending the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants on its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ378: Commending the Henrico County Division of Police on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • SJ414: Commending the Virginia Governmental Employees Association.
  • SB5: Retail Sales and Use Tax exemption; extends sunset date for exemption of certain printed material.
  • SB145: Natural gas utilities; recovery of funds for capital projects.
  • SB146: Stock and nonstock corporations; authorizes SCC to correct Commission records at any time.
  • SB147: Retail Sales and Use Tax; absorption and payment by seller.
  • SB148: Two-Year College Transfer Grant; clarification for eligibility.
  • SB149: Surety bond; increases amount under CRESPA.
  • SB207: Foreign and alien insurers; exemption for insuring industrial insureds.
  • SB208: Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; prohibits manufacture, etc. thereof unless meets standards.
  • SB209: Professional corporations & limited liability companies; those licensed to be shareholders, etc.
  • SB210: Freedom of Information Act; certain audit records of Department of Transportation.
  • SB352: Public Private Education Facilities & Infrastructure Act of 2002; definition of qualifying projects.
  • SB353: Long-term care coverage; transfers administration thereof for public employees to Retirement System.
  • SB662: Virginia War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of an educational wing.
  • SB749: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; technical assistance shall be provided by DGS.
  • SB750: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National D-Day Memorial Foundation.
  • SJ1: Celebrating the life of Walter R. Stickel, Jr.
  • SJ101: Multistate corporations; joint subcommittee to study benefits of adopting a single sales factor.
  • SJ102: Family caregivers; Joint Commission on Health Care to study support services therefor.
  • SJ156: Commending the All Saints Choir of Men and Boys on the occasion of its 110th anniversary.
  • SJ165: Commending Jane Garrant Roane.
  • SJ192: Commending Diana F. Cantor.
  • SJ214: Commending Helen L. Smith.
  • SJ269: Celebrating the life of Susan McFarland Markel.
  • SJ270: Commending the Douglas S. Freeman High School boys indoor track and field team.
  • SR13: Celebrating the life of Tommy Jo West.
  • SB545: Scholarship for Disabled Students Program; created.
  • SB749: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; created.
  • SB756: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; created.
  • SB757: Neighborhood Assistance Act; makes several changes thereto.
  • SB758: Minimum Wage Act; repeals exclusion for persons who are 65 thereunder.
  • SB759: Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created.
  • SB760: General fund revenue; year-end surplus use thereof.
  • SB761: Secondary highway maintenance payments; increase thereof to Henrico County.
  • SB778: Income tax, state; filing threshold amounts.
  • SB786: Private College Enrollment Grant Program Fund; established.
  • SB787: Animal emergency response plan; Department of Emergency Management to address needs thereof.
  • SB788: Real estate tax; increases income limit for elderly and disabled taxpayers in certain cities, etc.
  • SB789: Postemployment benefits; creates trusts or equivalent arrangements to fund costs thereof.
  • SB790: Caregivers Grant Program; modifies definition of eligible caregivers.
  • SB792: Secondary highway maintenance payments; increase thereof to Henrico County.
  • SB793: Health Research Fund; investment of moneys therein would be governed by certain provisions.
  • SB794: Limited liability companies; parties to actions, and recordation tax exemptions.
  • SB1281: Economic Development Incentive Grants; reduces waiting period for payments.
  • SB1282: Law-enforcement officers; removal of their land records from Internet.
  • SB1283: Income tax, state; provisions for income and loss of an electing small business corporation.
  • SB1284: Auditor of Public Accounts; searchable database of expenditures and revenues of state agency, etc.
  • SB1285: Stock Corporation Act; establishes and modifies certain requirements thereof.
  • SB1286: Nonstock Corporation Act; updates to make consistent with changes to Stock Corporation Act.
  • SB1326: Payday Loan Act; repeals Act effective July 1, 2009.
  • SB1352: War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of wing.
  • SB1384: Enjoyment of easement; interference thereof.
  • SB1393: Libraries; state funded shall have technology protection measures against Internet restrictions.
  • SB1394: Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit; makes several changes thereto.
  • SB1395: Public Accountancy; revises and makes several amendments to public accounting statute.
  • SB1419: Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created.
  • SJ319: Commending Justin Brooks Verlander.
  • SJ399: Commending the Goochland High School football team
  • SJ400: Commending Elliott Yamin.
  • SJ412: Commending Bon Secours Richmond Health System.
  • SJ461: Celebrating the life of Jane Ross Francis Wagner.
  • SJ469: Commending the Deep Run High School football team.
  • SJ475: Celebrating the life of Milton Glaser.
  • SJ491: Commending the Council on Virginia's Future for the creation of the Virginia Performs website.
  • SJ507: Celebrating the life of Sidney A. Bailey.
  • SJ532: Commending Thomas M. Berry, Jr.
  • SB108: Employee stock ownership plan; authorizes option plans.
  • SB109: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; changes thereto.
  • SB110: Retail Sales Tax and Use Tax; exemptions include medicines & drugs purchased by nursing homes, etc.
  • SB115: Retirement System; benefit restoration plans.
  • SB538: Higher educational articulation agreements; requires agreements between four-yr. & community col.
  • SB539: Private College Enrollment Grant Fund; created.
  • SB540: Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created.
  • SB541: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; created, report.
  • SB542: In-state tuition; limitation on eligibility.
  • SB543: Witness; allows in child and spousal support proceedings.
  • SB544: Neighborhood Assistance Act; Schools for Students with Disabilities Fund, created.
  • SB545: Scholarship for Disabled Students Program; created.
  • SB546: Insurance companies; dividends and distributions.
  • SB547: Limited liability companies; establishes procedures thereof.
  • SB582: Easement; placing objects that create visual nuisance.
  • SB583: Income tax, state; tax payers have one year to file amended return after change in another state.
  • SB601: Retail sales and use tax; exemption for semiconductor wafers.
  • SB707: Cable service; establishes franchising procedures.
  • SJ44: Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
  • SJ5025: Commending Lisa A. Parrish.
  • SJ5043: Commending Lela Richmond.