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A. Benton "Ben" Chafin

Republican — Senator — District 38
Available Terms:
  • 2012-2013
  • 2014-2015
  • 2016-2017

A. Benton "Ben" Chafin represents Senate District 38 in the Virginia Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 289 bills.

  • Capitol Office:

    General Assembly Building, Room 428
    Capitol Square
    Richmond, Virginia 23219
    Phone: 804-698-7538
  • District Office:

    P.O. Box 1210
    Lebanon, Virginia 24266
    Phone: 276-889-1044

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 106

    Commending the Graham High School competition cheer team.

  • SR 108

    Celebrating the life of Ralph Edmond Stanley.

  • SR 107

    Commending Tom Harding.

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  • SB 1489

    Workers' compensation; presumption that death or disease due to coal pneumoconiosis.

  • SB 1470

    Coal tax credits; reinstates Virginia coal employment and production incentive tax credit, etc.

  • SB 1469

    Alcoholic beverage control; disposable containers.

Recent Votes

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SB 627

Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1386.0
•••No: 213.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 583

Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1386.0
•••No: 213.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 148

Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB779-Stuart)

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 15100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 483

Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 15100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 696

Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 15100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 779

Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 15100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Virginia General Assembly. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.