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</div>{{TOCnestright}}'''Watkins Abbitt, Jr.''' is a Independent member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 59.  
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</div>{{TOCnestright}}'''Watkins Abbitt, Jr.''' is a Independent member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 59 since 1986.  
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Abbitt is the owner of Abbitt Realty and the Conner Insurance Agency.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5120 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Abbitt]</ref>
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===Committee membership===
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*Appropriations
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*General Laws
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*Rules
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*Subcommittee on ABC/Gaming
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*Subcommittee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
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*Subcommittee on General Government (Chair)
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*Subcommittee on Public Safety
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*Subcommittee on Standards of Conduct
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===Sponsored legislation===   
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* HB 2168 Stormwater offsets; authorizes permit-issuing authorities to allow permit holders to comply.
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* HB 2169 Towing and Recovery Operators, Board of; membership, powers & duties relating to suspension, etc.
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* HB 2390 Alcoholic beverage control; designates as agents of ABC Board any licensed distiller who blends.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H1C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
 
===Major donors===
 
===Major donors===
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/fcc9451d3833f2d585257535005773e7?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Abbitt]  
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*[http://www.watkinsabbitt.com/ Delegate Watkins Abbitt official website]
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/daac5204668f219b85257535005773e1?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Abbitt]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5120 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5120 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94889 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77211 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19301 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4665 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1 1999]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94889 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77211 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19301 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4665 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1 1999]

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Delegate Abbitt speaking at a tree dedication ceremony
Watkins Abbitt, Jr. is a Independent member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 59 since 1986.

Abbitt is the owner of Abbitt Realty and the Conner Insurance Agency.[1]

Committee membership

  • Appropriations
  • General Laws
  • Rules
  • Subcommittee on ABC/Gaming
  • Subcommittee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Subcommittee on General Government (Chair)
  • Subcommittee on Public Safety
  • Subcommittee on Standards of Conduct

  • HB 2168 Stormwater offsets; authorizes permit-issuing authorities to allow permit holders to comply.
  • HB 2169 Towing and Recovery Operators, Board of; membership, powers & duties relating to suspension, etc.
  • HB 2390 Alcoholic beverage control; designates as agents of ABC Board any licensed distiller who blends.[2]

Major donors

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

  • 1. VA Assoc of Realtors $6,691
  • 2. VA Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc $5,250
  • 3. Mirra, Raymond A $5,000
  • 4. Carter Jr, Robert $5,000
  • 5. VA Dental Assoc $5,000

External links

References

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