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Jennifer McClellan accepting the VEA Legislative Champion Award

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The Free Lance-Star

Read Chelyen Davis’s article in The Free Lance-Star on the House passage of Del. McClellan’s bill to eliminate the 30-day waiting period for sterilazation procedures for Virginian’s without children.


Delegate McClellan defends her bill (HB 1871) that defines the term “bullying” and requires school boards to develop anti-bullying policies and procedures in the student code of conduct  and policies and procedures to educate school board employees about the need to create a bully-free environment.


Read Chelyen Davis’s article in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star on my legislation that would eliminate the 30-day waiting period for individuals without children who wish to be serilized.  The bill was debated on the House floor on January 31st.

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We have reached the halfway point of the 2018 General Assembly Session, known as “Crossover.”  Tuesday was the last day for the House and Senate to complete work on their own bills. On Wednesday, they began hearing bills that passed the other body.  We have just over three weeks left to address nearly 2,000 pending bills. 

This week I’d like to highlight SB 181 (Stanley), which I co-sponsored, to repeal Virginia’s law mandating automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for failure to pay fines and court costs, which passed the Senate last week 33-6. 

Today is "Crossover," the midway point of the Session where the House and Senate must complete work on their bills.  You can follow my bills and their progress through the General Assembly on the LIS website, and you can read a summary of all of my 2018 legislation and view committee hearings for each on my website

I am eager to hear from you on issues you care about. To share your views on legislation, contact my office at (804) 698-7509 or You can also stop by my office in the Pocahontas Building at 900 East Main Street. My offices are located in E512.

Agriculture is Virginia’s largest industry.  Yet many communities in the commonwealth do not have enough places to purchase healthy, affordable food as a wide variety of factors have led supermarkets to disinvest from lower-income areas across the commonwealth, creating a public health crisis.