Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Virginia

Political Activism

Virginia State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Virginia.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

Virginia has two legislative chambers - the Senate and the Virginia House of Delegates.There are 40 Senators and 100 Delegates.

Senators serve four year terms and Delegates serve two year terms.

The Legislature meets annually beginning on the second Wednesday in January for 60 days in even numbered years. In odd-numbered years, they meet for 30 days. Annual sessions can be extended for 30 days.

Both chambers have the same qualifications. You must be 21 years of age at the time of the election, a resident of the district and a registered voter of the district.

There are no term limits in Virginia.

Virginia has a political trifecta with the Democrats in control of both chambers and the governor's office.

To learn more about the Virginia Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


VA HJR 98

2020

Employment Commission

Status: Failed

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/7/20

‍Author: Tran (D)

‍Topics: Green Jobs

‍Summary: Relates to study, relates to Virginia Employment Commission, relates to regional skills gaps for the fastest growing green industries, relates to report, requests the Virginia Employment Commission to study regional skills gaps for the fastest growing green industries.

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VA H 408

2020

Green Job Creation Tax Credit

Status: To Governor - Eligible for Governor to Sign

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/20/20

‍Author: Delaney (D)

Additional Authors: Kory (D); Hope (D); Keam (D); Rasoul (D); Krizek (D); Adams (D); Guzman (D); Roem (D); Tran (D); Avoli (R); Walker (R); Willett (D); Bell (D); Morrissey (D)

‍Topics: Green Jobs

‍Summary: Extends the sunset date of the Green Job Creation Tax Credit, contains technical amendments.

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VA H 947

2020

Green Development Zones and Technologies Tax Incentives

Status: Pending - Carryover - House Finance Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/8/20

‍Author: Webert M (R)

Additional Authors: Guzman (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Relates to green development zones, relates to investments in green technologies, provides that a locality may grant tax incentives to businesses located in a green development zone that invest in green technologies, under current law, such incentives may be granted only to green development businesses located in a green development zone or businesses operating in an energy-efficient building located in a green development zone.

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VA S 963

2020

Energy Efficiency

Status: To Governor - Eligible for Governor to Sign

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/4/20

‍Author: Surovell (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency

‍Summary: Relates to energy efficiency in state buildings, requires each state agency to designate an existing employee, known as an energy manager, who shall be responsible for implementing improvements to state buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency and climate change resiliency, sets forth duties of an energy manager.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2007)

Robert J. Wittman (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2019)

Elaine Luria (D)

3rd District:

(Since 1993)

Bobby Scott (D)

4th District:

(Since 2017)

Donald McEachin (D)

5th District:

(Since 2021)

Bob Good (R)

6th District:

(Since 2019)

Ben Cline (R)

7th District:

(Since 2019)

Abigail Spanberger (D)

8th District:

(Since 2015)

Don Beyer (D)

9th District:

(Since 2011)

Morgan Griffith (R)

10th District:

(Since 2019)

Jennifer Wexton (D)

11th District:

(Since 2009)

Gerald Connolly (D)

Senators

Tim Kaine (D)

(Since 2013)

Mark Warner (D)

(Since 2009)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Virginia. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Virginia.

Resident Agent Requirement? No. Code of Virginia § 24.2-949.4.

Local Bank Requirement? Yes. Code of Virginia § 24.2-949.2.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary. and Non-Voluntary. Code of Virginia § 24.2-949.1.

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Out-of-state PACs must file a statement of organization and periodic reports with the Virginia State Board of Elections (“SBE”) when they contribute $10,000 or more to Virginia candidates in a calendar year. Code of Virginia § 24.2-949.1:1 9(A).
  • Federal PACs must file a statement of organization with the SBE within 10 days of contributing more than $200 to Virginia candidates in a calendar year. Code of Virginia § 24.2-949.1:1 9(C).
  • Federal PACs have no other filing obligations in Virginia.
  • It is unlawful for any committee registered in Virginia to accept contributions of more than $10,000 in the aggregate, during a calendar year, from an out of-state or federal PAC that is not registered with the Virginia Department of Elections.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limits.

Legislative Official: No contribution limits.

Local Candidate: No contribution limits.

PAC: No contribution limits.

Political Party: No contribution limits.

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limits.

Legislative Official: No contribution limits.

Local Candidate: No contribution limits.

PAC: No contribution limits.

Political Party: No contribution limits.

Union

Statewide Official: No contribution limits.

Legislative Official: No contribution limits.

Local Candidate: No contribution limits.

PAC: No contribution limits.

Political Party: No contribution limits.