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'''Bill Janis''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 56.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Bill Janis''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 56 since 2002.  
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Janis currently works as an attorney.  Prior to his election to the House, he worked as a lobbyist for the Family Foundation, political director of Cantor for Congress, and legislative aide/campaign manager for Delegate Paul Harris.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50792 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Janis]</ref>
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===Committee membership===
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*Commerce and Labor
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*Courts of Justice
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*Education
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*Militia, Police and Public Safety
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*Privileges and Elections
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*Subcommittee on Campaign Finance
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*Subcommittee on Constitutional (Chair)
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*Subcommittee on Criminal Justice
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*Subcommittee on Judicial Systems
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===Sponsored legislation===   
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* HB 1865 Chief judges of district & circuit courts; authority for recalling judges for duty after retirement.
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* HB 1868 Driving under influence of alcohol; clarifies punishment for underage drinking.
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* HB 2527 Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court; shall serve thereas for only two consecutive terms.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H147C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
 
===Major donors===
 
===Major donors===
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.billjanis.com/ Delegate Bill Janis official website]
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/4cff5add5ec440fb85257535005773e4?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Janis]  
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/4cff5add5ec440fb85257535005773e4?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Janis]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50792 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50792 Project Vote Smart profile]

Revision as of 09:11, 15 July 2009

Bill Janis is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 56 since 2002.

Janis currently works as an attorney. Prior to his election to the House, he worked as a lobbyist for the Family Foundation, political director of Cantor for Congress, and legislative aide/campaign manager for Delegate Paul Harris.[1]

Committee membership

  • Commerce and Labor
  • Courts of Justice
  • Education
  • Militia, Police and Public Safety
  • Privileges and Elections
  • Subcommittee on Campaign Finance
  • Subcommittee on Constitutional (Chair)
  • Subcommittee on Criminal Justice
  • Subcommittee on Judicial Systems

  • HB 1865 Chief judges of district & circuit courts; authority for recalling judges for duty after retirement.
  • HB 1868 Driving under influence of alcohol; clarifies punishment for underage drinking.
  • HB 2527 Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court; shall serve thereas for only two consecutive terms.[2]

Major donors

The top 5 donors to Janis' 2007 campaign:[3]

  • 1. Allen Allen Allen & Allen $7,500
  • 2. VA Trial Lawyers Assoc $7,000
  • 3. VA Bankers Assoc $4,500 2.90%
  • 4. Dominion $3,500
  • 5. VA Optometric Assoc $3,500

External links

References

  1. Project Vote Smart - Delegate Janis
  2. Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron
  3. Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions