Delegate Hayes serves on various committees in the General Assembly. He serves on the Approprations committee and assigned to the Higher Education and the General Government/Capital Outlay subcommittees. He also serves on the Health, Welfare, & Institutions committee and is chairman of the Communications, Technology, and Innovation committee. In addition, he is chairman of the Joint Commission on Tecnology and Science. Further, Delegate Hayes was appointed to serve as Deputy Policy Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.
With the respective appointments, Delegate Hayes will continue to fight for additional education funding, equal rights for women, seemless access to affordable, quality health care for all Virginians, economic development, safe communities, robust technology, and criminal justice reform, .