Sunday, January 24, 2016

DELEGATE NICK FREITAS: Second Week of the 2016 General Assembly Session Wraps-Up

January 22, 2016

RICHMOND, VA - The Virginia House of Delegates has just completed its second week of the 2016 session. Over the past week, Delegate Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) has filed three additional bills: HB1341, HB1349, HB1350, and HB1375.  Delegate Freitas was elected to his first term in November 2015, and currently represents the 30th District in the House, comprising the counties of Madison, Orange, and parts of Culpeper. 

News from Richmond

Delegate Freitas' bills currently active in committees:

HB459 - Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs
Gives greater control to localities in selecting CTE teachers.

HB760 - Transparency in Government
Requires the Auditor of Public accounts to update the transparency website to provide more information on government spending and to make information easier to find. 

HB762 - Electric Transmission Line Planning Association
Allows localities to form associations so that they can more closely monitor transmission line planning and protect property rights

HB763 - 10th Amendment
 Prohibits the use of state and local law enforcement from assisting the federal government in the enforcement of regulations that haven't been properly voted on by congress, when there are active investigations of violent crimes within their jurisdictions 

HB1183 - Revocation of the "Incumbent Protection Act"
Removes the portion of election law which provides incumbents special privileges to select their method of nomination. 

District-Side News

Congratulations to Catherine Reames 
Eastern View High School  
 Virginia CTE Teacher of the Year!

As always, flee feel free to reach out to our office with any concerns, questions or comments you may have. We are here to serve.

Delegate Nick J. Freitas

30th House District

Office: (808) 698-1030

Cell: (540) 222-7706