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Bill Janis

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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