Sen. Linda Garrou

Deputy Democratic Leader
Democrat, 32nd District
County of Residence: Forsyth
Terms Served: 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011
Date of Birth: 01/17/1943
71
Counties in District: Forsyth (part)

Legislative Session Contact Information

Room: 620 Legislative Office Building
Raleigh, NC 27603-5925
Phone: 919-733-5620
Fax: 919-715-5407
Seat Number: 32
Preferred Address for U.S. Mail to District: Home
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Senate

House

Home Address

3910 Camerille Farm Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
336-922-4192

Business Address

PO Box 11846
Winston-Salem, NC 27116

Education

Attended Sullins College 1960-62
B.S. Ed. Univ. of Georgia 1964
M.A. UNC-CH 1967

Occupation

Former Guardian Ad Litem Regional Administrator

Legislative Committees

Appropriations/Base Budget (Vice Chair); Appropriations on Education/Higher Education; Commerce; Education/Higher Education; Finance; Insurance; Pensions & Retirement and Aging; Rules and Operations of the Senate; and Select Committee on UNC Board of Governors.

Selected Bills Introduced in the 2009-2010 General Assembly

Bill Number Bill Subject or Title Action
S 202 Appropriations Act of 2009 R
S 694 Amend Dentistry Laws/Out-of-State Dentists R
S 943 Expand Film Credit R
S 1175 Abolish Higher Education Bond Oversight Comn. RCS
S 1450 State Retirement Age and Service Change RCS
TOTAL:IntroducedAdoptedRatified
195

Where He/She Stands: Votes in the 2009-2010 General Assembly

Bill Number Issue House Vote Senate Vote His/Her Vote
H 2 Ban Smoking in Certain Public Places (Rat.) 62-56 30-18 N
H 80 Ban Video Sweepstakes Parlors (Rat.) 86-27 47-1 Y
H 88 Healthy Youth Act/Sex Education (Rat.) 60-55 25-21 Y
H 748 State Compliance with U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United (Rat.) 57-47 28-18 Y
H 961 Ethics, Campaign Finance, and Open Government Reforms (Rat.) 105-0 37-1 Y
H 1973 Various Economic Development Tax Incentives (Rat.) 72-31 31-17 Y
S 202 2009 State Budget Act (Rat.) 65-52 27-18 Y
S 287 State Health Plan Changes (Rat.) 60-56 29-19 Y
S 461 Racial Justice Act (Rat.) 61-54 25-18 Y
S 526 School Violence/Bullying Prevention Act (Rat.) 58-57 26-22 Y
S 897 2010 State Budget Act (Rat.) 66-50 28-15 Y
S 1015 Homeowner and Homebuyer Protection Act (Rat.) 89-26 32-16 Y

Rankings of Effectiveness, Attendance, and Roll Call Voting Participation for the North Carolina General Assembly

Effectiveness (how they are compiled)

2009
4
2007
5
2005
6
2003
7
2001
25
1999
35

Attendance (how they are compiled)

2009
36
2007
39
2005
14 (tie)
2003
20 (tie)
2001
31 (tie)

Roll Call Voting Participation (how they are compiled)

2009
43
2007
31
2005
36
2003
38
2001
8 (tie)