Mamye E. BaCote

State:Virginia
Current Office:House of Delegates - 95th District
Party:Democratic Party

 

Information from: http://delegatemamyebacote.com

Delegate BaCote a retired educator of the Newport News Public School System in 1994, is an adjunct professor of Political Science at Hampton University and former member of the Newport News City Council.

Delegate BaCote has been a member of the Virginia General Assembly since 2004. She serves on the Appropriations, Health Welfare Institutions, and Transportation Committees. She was appointed by the Speaker in the House to serve as a member of the Youth Commission and Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads. She also is a member of the House Democratic Caucus, The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, and the Reproductive Rights Caucus.

Delegate BaCote was born in Halifax, Virginia, one of seven children educated in the Halifax Public Schools. She is a graduate of Virginia Union University with an AB degree and has a Masters of Arts degree in Education from Hampton University and has done Postgraduate work at Dartmouth College and University of Exeter, England.

She has served on the National League of Cities Constituency Group as president of Women in Municipal Government, served as Vice Chairman of Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority, served as Vice Chairman of the Peninsula Airport Commission, Wachovia Bank Peninsula Advisory Board, The Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind Advisory Commission and Habitat for Humanity Advisory Council. Delegate BaCote is a life member of the NAACP, Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula. She is currently a member of the following boards: Project Discovery of Virginia, Inc. Board of Directors, Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, National Council for Negro Women, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Conference of Community and Justice, Newport News Public Art Foundation Board of Directors, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, member of The Links, Inc. Newport News Chapter, and a life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

 

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Legislation Sponsored by Mamye E. BaCote

HJ 73 Celebrating the life of Dorothy Rouse-Bottom

Celebrating the life of Dorothy Rouse-Bottom.

HJ 72 Celebrating the life of the Rev. Dr. William James Marshall

Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. William James Marshall.

 

HB 459 Pawnbrokers

Pawnbrokers;records required to be maintained; digital images. Requires pawnbrokers to take a digital…

HB 458 Firearms

Control of firearms; libraries owned by localities.  Provides that a locality may adopt an ordinance…

 

HB 457 Charter; City of Newport News

Charter; City of Newport News. Amends provisions related to the city's boundary by adding references…

 
 

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Offices & Officials

Governor: Robert F. McDonnell
Lieutenant Governor: Bill Bolling
Attorney General: Ken Cuccinelli
Secretary of State: Janet Polarek