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===Committee membership===
 
===Committee membership===
* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House]]
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2010-2012 committees:
* [[General laws Committee, Virginia House]]
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*[[General laws Committee, Virginia House|General Laws]]
* [[Rules Committee, Virginia House]]
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**ABC/Gaming Subcommittee
*Subcommittee on ABC/Gaming
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*[[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
*Subcommittee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
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**General Government Subcommittee (Chair)
*Subcommittee on General Government (Chair)
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**Economic Development Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
*Subcommittee on Public Safety
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**Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee
*Subcommittee on Standards of Conduct
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**Public Safety Subcommittee
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*[[Rules Committee, Virginia House|Rules]]
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**Standards of Conduct Subcommittee
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
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===Major donors===
 
===Major donors===
The top 5 donors to Abbitt's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94889 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top 5 donors to Abbitt's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114501 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
*1. VA Assoc of Realtors $6,691
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{| class="wikitable"
*2. VA Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc $5,250
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*3. Mirra, Raymond A $5,000
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
*4. Carter Jr, Robert  $5,000
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | 2009 total
*5. VA Dental Assoc $5,000
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|Ontario Hardwood Co Inc
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|$5,000
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|Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc
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|$2,500
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|Virginia Wine Wholesalers Assoc
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|$2,240
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|Virginia Bankers Assoc
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|$2,164
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|Virginia Dental Assoc
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|$2,000
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|}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/daac5204668f219b85257535005773e1?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Abbitt]  
 
*[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]
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*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114501 2009], [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]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/wmabbitt Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/wmabbitt Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/2?display=donors&end_year=2009&filter_schedule=all&industry=all&limit=7&locality=all&lookup_type=year&order=amount&page=1&pf=true&start_year=1996&zip_code=all Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/2?display=donors&end_year=2009&filter_schedule=all&industry=all&limit=7&locality=all&lookup_type=year&order=amount&page=1&pf=true&start_year=1996&zip_code=all Virginia Public Access Project profile]

Revision as of 15:40, 12 February 2010

Watkins Abbitt, Jr.
Virginia House of Delegates District 59
Incumbent
Assumed office
1986
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Independent
Profession Insurance
Website Delegate Watkins Abbitt


Watkins Abbitt, Jr. is a Independent member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 59 since 1986.

He won re-election unopposed in the 2009 general election.[1]

Abbitt is the owner of Abbitt Realty and the Conner Insurance Agency.[2]


Delegate Abbitt speaking at a tree dedication ceremony

Committee membership

2010-2012 committees:

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

  • 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.[3]

Major donors

The top 5 donors to Abbitt's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Ontario Hardwood Co Inc $5,000
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc $2,500
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Assoc $2,240
Virginia Bankers Assoc $2,164
Virginia Dental Assoc $2,000

External links

References