Governor Terry R. McAuliffe's Voting Records

Office: Governor (VA), Democratic
Issue Category

Key Votes

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Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
4/30/15 SB 1350 Authorizes an Individual to Cancel His or Her Voter Registration Through Electronic Means Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 SB 1161 Extends Coal Mining Tax Credits Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 SB 1066 Amends Existing Law Relating to Vacancies in Elected Office, Term Limits, and Special Elections Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 SB 965 Limits the Use of License Place Readers Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 HB 2322 Authorizes Health Carriers to Offer Health Benefit Plans that Don't Meet Essential Benefits Detailed by the Affordable Care Act During Certain Circumstances Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 HB 1879 Limits the Amount of Tax Credits Allocated or Claimed for Coal Production Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 HB 1673 Establishes Restrictions for the Use of License Place Readers by Law Enforcement Agencies Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 HB 1315 Requires the Jury Commissioner to Retain Information Obtained from Individuals Not Qualified to Serve as Jurors Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/30/15 HB 1296 Prohibits Special Elections on the Same Day as a General Election Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/15/15 SB 986 Authorizes Redistricting in Certain State Senate Districts Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 SB 948 Prohibits Sharing Concealed Handgun Permit Information Between Law Enforcement Agencies Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 SB 724 Prohibits the Replacement of the State's Standard's of Learning with Common Core State Standards Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 SB 1237 Authorizes Redistricting In Certain State Senate Districts Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 SB 1137 Authorizes the Transportation of a Loaded Shotgun or Rifle for Individuals with Valid Concealed Handgun Permits Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 SB 1084 Authorizes Redistricting in Certain State Senate and House Districts Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 SB 1059 Limits the Employment of Special Counsel by the Attorney General or Governor Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 HB 1332 Authorizes Redistricting of Certain Areas in Smyth and Fairfax Counties Vetoed - Executive
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4/15/15 HB 1608 Prohibits Certain Local Government Practices that Would Require Contractors to Provide Certain Compensation or Benefits Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 HB 1318 Requires any Voter Applying for an Absentee Ballot to Include a Copy of His or Her Identification Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/15/15 HB 1626 Authorizes Home-Schooled Students to Participate in Public School Interscholastic Programs Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/27/15 SB 721 Requires an Agency Seizing Property to Take Inventory of Seized Property Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 712 Requires an Employee of an Institution of Higher Education to Report Information Regarding Sexual Violence Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 676 Appropriates Funds for the Hampton Roads Veteran Care Center Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 675 Appropriates Funds for the Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2368 Requires Review of Emergency Evaluations for an Individual Subject to Involuntary Civil Admission Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2323 Defines Responsibilities Related to the Privacy of Information Technology Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2316 Authorizes the Southwest Virginia Health Authority to Review Applications for Proposed Hospital Cooperative Agreements Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2286 Authorizes a Convicted Felon to Possess a Firearm Under Certain Circumstances Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2206 Amends Laws Concerning the Appointment of Special Conservators of the Peace Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2148 Specifies that the term "Minority-Owned Business" includes "Historically Black Colleges and Universities" Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2125 Authorizes the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Under Certain Circumstances Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2070 Establishes the State and Local Government Conflict of Interest Act Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2062 Amends Certain Election Activities to Reflect Administrative Reorganization of the Department of Elections Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2036 Prohibits the Sale of Liquid Nicotine to Minors Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1984 Increases Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1930 Requires Employees of High Education Institutions to Report Information Regarding Sexual Violence Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1917 Prohibits Certain Contracts Between Governmental Agencies Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1908 Prohibits the Sale of Powdered Alcohol Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1857 Extends Term Limits of Certain Public Officials in the Town of Weber City Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1854 Requires Certain Business to Sub-Contract with Small, Women-Owned, or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1842 Amends Certain Provisions of Performance and Incentive Grants Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1835 Amends Methods of Procurement in the Virginia Public Procurement Act Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1833 Authorizes Law-Enforcement Officers to Administer Naloxone in the Case of an Opiod Overdose Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1826 Amends Payment Distribution from Advance Deposit Wagering on a Horse Race Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1776 Repeals Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and Establishes the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1702 Authorizes a Licensed Firearms Dealer to Perform a Criminal History Check before Certain Firearms Transfers Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1639 Authorizes an Individual Federally Convicted of Driving Under the Influence to Request a Restricted License Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1612 Requires School Service Providers to Maintain Certain Protections for a Student's Personal Information Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1601 Amends the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 1570 Increases Regulations on Day Care Providers Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1564 Expands Schedule I Drug List Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1458 Authorizes Pharmacist to Dispense Naloxone in the Event of an Opiod Overdose Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1457 Authorizes Certain Physical Therapists to Evaluate and Treat Certain Patients Without a Referral Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1444 Amends the Payment Process for Services Provided by Optometrists and Ophthalmologists Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1402 Authorizes the Use of Highway Maintenance Payments for the Conversion of Moving-Lanes to Bicycle Lanes Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1276 Appropriates Funds for the Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1275 Appropriates Funds for the Hampton Roads Veteran Care Center Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 2395 Prohibits State Agencies From Requiring Contractors to Pay Prevailing Wages for Public Works Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/27/15 HB 2009 Requires Law-Enforcement Certification of Certain Firearms Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/27/15 HB 1752 Prohibits the Board of Education from Replacing Educational Objectives Known as Common Core Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/27/15 SB 1424 Establishes State and Local Government Conflict of Interest Act Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1380 Expands Schedule I Drug List Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1371 Amends Methods of Procurement in the Virginia Public Procurement Act Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1333 Specifies that the term "Minority-Owned Business" includes "Historically Black Colleges and Universities" Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1325 Prohibits the Sale of Liquid Nicotine to Minors Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 1309 Increases the Total Number of Members on the Charitable Gaming Board Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1301 Requires a Search Warrant for Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems by State and Local Law-Enforcement Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 1201 Requires the State Water Control Board to Create Procedures for the Approval of Dredging Operations Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 1196 Increases Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 1195 Amends Laws Concerning the Appointment of Special Conservators of the Peace Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 1193 Requires a Registrar to Include a Prominent Notation on the Transcript of a Student who has Been Suspended for Sexual Violence Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1186 Authorizes a Pharmacist to Dispense Naloxone in the Event of an Opiod Overdose Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1168 Requires National Background Checks for Licensed Child Day Center' Employees Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 1097 Amends Payment Distribution from Advance Deposit Wagering on a Horse Race Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1097 Amends Payment Distribution from Advance Deposit Wagering on a Horse Race Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1052 Defines "Developmental Disability" Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 1049 Reduces the Maximum State Reimbursement for Cost of Constructing Regional Jails Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 891 Prohibits a Subcontractor from Waiving His or Her Rights in Advance of Providing Services Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 848 Establishes the "Commonwealth's Twenty" Marksmanship Award Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 SB 776 Authorizes Certain Physical Therapists to Evaluate and Treat Certain Patients Without a Referral Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/27/15 HB 1473 Amends the Qualifications Necessary to be Appointed General Registrar of a County or City Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/26/15 HB 1417 Authorizes Redistricting in Certain Areas of Montgomery County Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/26/15 HB 1699 Authorizes Redistricting in Certain Areas of Rockingham County Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/04/15 SB 1232 Prohibits a Person Convicted of Certain Offenses from Being an Authorized Seller of Cigarettes Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/04/15 HB 1955 Prohibits a Person Convicted of Certain Offenses from Being an Authorized Seller of Cigarettes Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
2/26/15 SB 1032 Repeals Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and Establishes the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
9/26/14 HB 5010 2014-2015 Supplemental Budget Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
6/21/14 HB 5002 2014-2016 Biennium Budget Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
4/07/14 HB 1110 Relating to Reimbursements of Costs to Educate Children Placed in Child Caring Institutions Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 HB 1109 Increases Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments Membership Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 SB 310 Relating to Senate Redistricting Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/07/14 SB 282 Authorizes Virginia Fire Services Board to Have 6 Yearly Meetings Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 SB 239 Requires Universities to Establish Policies to Require Staff to Report Certain Behavior Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 SB 236 Authorizes Religious Expression in Public Schools Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/07/14 HB 1005 Relating to Health Insurance Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 145 Relating to Fox Hunting Licenses Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 71 Relating to Emergency Protective Orders Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 14 Amends Certain Sex Crimes Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 1268 Requires Universities to Establish Policies to Require Staff to Report Certain Behavior Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 HB 1211 Relating to State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 HB 1195 Establishes Charter for Rural Retreat Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 HB 1212 Prohibits Governor from Accepting Gifts of $50 or More Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 377 Establishes Process for Firearms Dealers to Identify Lawful Firearms for Transfer Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 10 Amends Judges Pension Laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 866 Amends Christiansburg Boundaries Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 377 Relating to Adjustments or Relocation of Billboard Signs Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 311 Relating to Transportation Title Code Revisions Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 285 Relating to Emergency Protective Orders Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 133 Authorizes 2 Year College Students to Remain Eligible for Transfer Grant Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 132 Expands Department List that Military Officers Can Receive Free Tuition Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 104 Amends Election Laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 150 Amends Patent Laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 1040 Authorizes Individuals to Appeal Traffic Photo Monitoring Systems Violations Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/07/14 HB 1009 Amends Workforce Development Programs Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 657 Authorizes the Extension of Interim Sewage System Installer Licenses Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 649 Relating to State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 561 Prohibits Certain Geriatric Prisoners From Being Released Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 551 Expands Virginia Scenic Rivers System to Include Segment of the Cranesnest River Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 480 Amends Property Tax Laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 650 Exempts Landing and Aquaculture Licensees from Boating Safety Education Course Requirements Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 HB 829 Prohibits Individuals from Using Device or Software to Falsify Electronic Records of Cash Registers Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 HB 868 Prohibits Certain Geriatric Prisoners from Being Released Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/07/14 HB 1053 Exempts Internal Auditors from Certain Information Requests Vetoed - Executive
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4/07/14 SB 650 Prohibits Governor from Accepting Gifts of $50 or More Vetoed - Executive
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4/06/14 SB 651 Requires Attorney General to Defer Legal Services to Outside Counsel in Certain Circumstances Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 SB 443 Establishes Maximum Number of Judges in Each Circuit and District Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 SB 565 Authorizes Certain Military Members to Obtain a Driver's License Skills Test Waiver Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 354 Authorizes Joint Leadership Council of Veterans Service Organizations to Advise the General Assembly Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 1191 Requires Secretary of Commerce and Trade to Report on Economic Development Incentive Programs Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 1072 Relating to Scanning of Driver's Licenses Vetoed - Executive
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4/06/14 SB 110 Establishes Short Time Compensation Program Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 SB 67 Relating to Discounted Fees and Charges for Certain Richmond Customers Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 882 Authorizes the Sale of Cider in Containers Suitable for Wine Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 638 Establishes Range of Damages a Landlord Is Authorized to Recover In a Breach of Rental Contract Vetoed - Executive
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4/06/14 HB 791 Relating to Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts Vetoed - Executive
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4/06/14 HB 272 Establishes Timelines for Judicial Evaluations Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 492 Prohibits Notary Public from Offering Legal Advice in Immigration Proceedings Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 HB 606 Establishes Maximum Number of Judges in Each Circuit and District Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/06/14 SB 421 Relating to Local Multidisciplinary Child Sexual Abuse Response Teams Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/04/14 HB 375 Amends Patent Laws Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/04/14 HB 373 Relating to School Speech-Language Pathologist Licenses Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/04/14 HB 199 Relating to a Study of Local Government Expenditures Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/04/14 HB 334 Relating to Local Multidisciplinary Child Sexual Abuse Response Teams Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/01/14 SB 376 Relating to Virginia National Guard Emergency Vehicles Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
4/01/14 SB 555 Prohibits Virginia from Censoring Religious Content of Sermons Made By the National Guard Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/01/14 SB 324 Extends Deadline for Implementation of a School Performance Grading System Signed - Executive
Sign
3/27/14 HB 403 Relating to Sex Crimes Against Children Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/17/14 HB 962 Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms in Closed Area in Motor Vehicles Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/08/14 SB 40 Relating to Scanning of Driver's Licenses Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto
3/05/14 HB 1237 Authorizes Hunting on Sundays Signed - Executive
Sign
3/04/14 HB 962 Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms in Closed Area in Motor Vehicles Vetoed - Executive
Amendatory Veto

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