Delegate Morgan Griffith (R-Salem)

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Party
Republican
District
8: County of Roanoke (part); City of Salem [map]
Took Office
January 1994
Left Office
January 2011
Copatroning Habits
67% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 73% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 63% of them are Republicans.
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Kingsport Times News: The ultimate sacrifice: Scott County plans re-dedication ceremony of its ...

November 12, 2014
Invited to speak at the ceremony are Virginia 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith and Virginia Delegate Terry Kilgore. Dougherty hopes the memorial serves as a constant reminder to folks to never take their freedoms for granted. "I hope people who ...and more »

Southwest Virginia Today: Marion gives US Army Reserves unit a warm welcome home

October 24, 2014
WCYBSpeakers at the ceremony included Congressman Morgan Griffith, Del. Israel O'Quinn and Herbert ?Turk? Johnson, former commander of VFW Post 4667. Griffith called Marion one of the most patriotic towns in Southwest Virginia. ?You're the answer to how we ...Marion welcomes home soldiers from AfghanistanRoanoke Timesall 9 news articles »

Roanoker: Roanoke's Bob Goodlatte: The U.S. Congress' Clark Kent Wears the Cape in D.C.

November 4, 2014
Roanoke's Bob Goodlatte: The U.S. Congress' Clark Kent Wears the Cape in D.C.?He's always showing up for things,? says fellow Roanoke Valley Congressman Morgan Griffith, who represents the 9th District. Griffith says his wife Hillary pointed out Goodlatte's omnipresence through this year's coverage of the Juneteenth ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Roanoke a whistle stop in final Senate push

November 3, 2014
During a rally in the back room of Gillespie's local headquarters, a Roanoke County strip mall storefront, local elected Republican officials including incumbent congressional candidates Reps. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke County, and Morgan Griffith, R ...A guide to Election Day in VirginiaProgress IndexVirginia pro-life Congressmen re-elected, outcome of Senate race still undecidedNational Right to Life Newsall 483 news articles »

Washington Post: Comstock, Beyer, Brat win open House seats in Va.

November 4, 2014
In the closest race, Republican Delegate Barbara Comstock defeated Democrat John Foust in the 10th Congressional District, and will replace retiring GOP Rep. Frank Wolf, who has held the seat since 1981. The district, which stretches from inside the ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Morgan Griffith’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 202 video clips in all.

Index

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Bills

  • HB292: Circuit courts; shall have original and general jurisdiction over certain cases.
  • HB288: Stalking; penalty.
  • HB289: Retirement System; authority to manage and invest certain funds.
  • HB290: Fire programs; fire/EMS departments donating equipment shall be immune from civil liability.
  • HB291: Bail decision; specifies court which bond amount or term of recognizance should be appealed.
  • HB292: Circuit courts; shall have original and general jurisdiction over certain cases.
  • HB293: Circuit courts and judges; clarifies authority.
  • HB426: Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement.
  • HB427: Revenue Estimates, Advisory Council on; permits Governor to add any member of General Assembly.
  • HB428: Legislative bills; repeals provisions requiring certain bills to be filed on first day of session.
  • HB429: Animal welfare; prohibits city or county from euthanizing or adoption of any dog solely on breed.
  • HB430: Real property tax assessment; Department of Taxation to establish qualifications for certification.
  • HB431: Freedom of Information Act; proceedings for enforcement.
  • HB432: FOIA; exemption for working papers and correspondence of Clerks of House and Senate.
  • HB433: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; collection of social security numbers.
  • HB434: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for credit card and bank account data.
  • HB435: Identity fraud using identifying information of a minor; penalty.
  • HB797: Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, etc.; limitation of liability contract clauses.
  • HB798: Drugs; certified emergency medical services personnel may administer and dispense.
  • HB1190: Investor-owned incumbent electric utility; regulation.
  • HB1191: Concealed handgun permit; clerk immune from suit arising from acts or omissions related thereto.
  • HB1192: Homestead deeds for personal property; previous filings.
  • HB1193: Fiduciaries; actions or suits involving.
  • HB1194: Bail; terms set by court on a capias to be honored by magistrate.
  • HB1195: Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; impanelment.
  • HB1196: Circuit court system; Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to employ staff from state funds.
  • HB1307: Family health care; zoning provisions for temporary structures.
  • HB1393: Misdemeanors; incarceration options, appointment of counsel or waiver of right.
  • HJ9: General Assembly; establish schedule for conduct of business & provide legislative continuity.
  • HJ10: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2011 Regular Session.
  • HJ57: Animal welfare and enforcement; joint subcommittee to study institutional design.
  • HJ112: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ121: Gas & Oil Act; Coal & Energy Commission to study ownership rights of coalbed methane & natural gas.
  • HJ153: General Assembly; establishing an inaugural committee.
  • HJ164: Commending the Northside High School football team.
  • HJ311: Commending the Salem Choral Society, Aaron Garber, and Richard Bansemer.
  • HJ339: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • HJ357: Celebrating the life of Morgan Dana Harrington.
  • HJ494: General Assembly; deadline for first conference on Budget Bill and session adjournment.
  • HJ495: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HR3: House of Delegates; establishing Rules for 2010-2011 Session.
  • HR40: House of Delegates; per diem during 2010 Regular Session extension.
  • HB551: Medical records; fees for copying.
  • HB553: Criminal case; deferred disposition.
  • HB1426: Juvenile and domestic relations district court; recording courtroom proceedings.
  • HB1840: Gas and Oil Act; exempts well from minimum distance limit if plan for plugging well before mining.
  • HB1841: Extortion; person who extorts money, etc., by threatening to report another as illegally present.
  • HB1842: Emergency protective order; authority of magistrate or judge to issue in cases of sexual battery.
  • HB1843: Civil commitment of sexually violent predators; changes including access to sealed records, etc.
  • HB2302: Fiduciaries; naming fiduciary or subject of fiduciary relationship as party to an action.
  • HB2303: DUI blood test refusal; if person refuses, Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court to have form on Internet.
  • HB2304: Special education; 180 days to appeal due process hearing decisions.
  • HB2305: Property Owners' Association Act; salary information of employee shall be available for examination.
  • HB2306: Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rent escrow pending appeal.
  • HB2627: Alcoholic beverage control; unlawful possession, affirmative defense.
  • HB2628: Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement.
  • HB2651: Real property tax; sale of tax-delinquent property.
  • HB2657: Executive Mansion; use thereof for purpose of soliciting funds.
  • HB5007: Evidence, testimonial; procedure notifying defendant of introduction of certificate of analysis.
  • HJ644: Kaine, Timothy M.; portrait to be painted, framed and placed in Capitol.
  • HJ645: Joint Assembly; receiving Governor and to establish schedule for conduct of business.
  • HJ646: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2010 Regular Session.
  • HJ700: General Assembly; notifying Governor of Organization.
  • HJ731: Constitutional amendment; regulation of powers of General Assembly (first reference).
  • HJ867: Commending Lorraine Lange.
  • HJ997: Celebrating the life of Barbara Moxley Spencer.
  • HJ1043: Judicial and elective officers; extends deadline to fill certain vacancies.
  • HJ1047: Commending the Glenvar High School wrestling team.
  • HJ1049: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ5001: Notifying the Governor of Organization.
  • HJ5003: General Assembly; limitation of legislation for 2009 Special Session I.
  • HJ5004: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ5006: Celebrating the life of Charles Harvey Stebbins, Sr.
  • HJ5016: Commending the Hidden Valley High School girls' basketball team.
  • HB409: Website address; unauthorized use of person's name.
  • HB410: Appointment of counsel; indigent defendants.
  • HB411: Judges; member who is at least 50 yrs. of age, etc. to retire with full benefits.
  • HB412: Decedents' estates; priority of debts.
  • HB413: Medical assistance services; increases amount disregarded from countable resources.
  • HB414: Income tax, state; deduction for naturalization fees.
  • HB550: Consent law, implied; applicability.
  • HB551: Medical records; fees for copying.
  • HB552: Sex offender registry; removal of name and information.
  • HB553: Criminal case; deferred disposition.
  • HB554: Computer crimes; website redirection, penalty.
  • HB655: Dogs, dangerous; judicial discretion.
  • HB656: Animal protection and fighting; broadens penalty.
  • HB657: Involuntary mental health treatment; prohibition from purchasing, etc. firearms.
  • HB658: Preliminary hearings; court reporter or mechanical or electronic device to record.
  • HB659: Evidence; defense motions to suppress.
  • HB1039: Regional jail authorities; capital costs.
  • HB1040: Health records; providing information after execution of search warrant, etc.
  • HB1041: Sexually violent predators; revises provisions relating to civil commitment & conditional release.
  • HB1042: Homestead deeds; previous filings.
  • HB1136: Jury; sentencing proceeding after conviction.
  • HB1426: Juvenile and domestic relations district court; recording courtroom proceedings.
  • HJ31: General Assembly; establishing schedule for conduct of business during 2008 Regular Session.
  • HJ32: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2009 Regular Session.
  • HJ152: General Assembly; notifying the Governor of organization.
  • HJ200: Williamsburg Session; to be held at Colonial Williamsburg on January 26, 2008.
  • HJ264: Celebrating the life of Travis William Rogers.
  • HJ265: Commending Lonnie Forest Craft.
  • HJ419: Celebrating the life of Thomas W. Farrell.
  • HJ420: Celebrating the life of Posey Glenn Oyler.
  • HJ424: Commending the Honorable Julian Hines Raney, Jr.
  • HJ443: Commending Forest G. Jones.
  • HJ531: Commending Sharon Ann Crouch Steidel.
  • HJ614: General Assembly; amending schedule for conduct of business during 2008 Regular Session.
  • HJ615: General Assembly; amending schedule for conduct of business during 2008 Regular Session.
  • HJ616: General Assembly; Governor to call for special session after adjournment of 2008 Regular Session.
  • HJ617: General Assembly; Governor to call for 2008 Sp. II Session, & establishes conduct of business.
  • HJ618: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ5001: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ5002: General Assembly; limiting legislation for 2008 Sp. I Session, & establishes conduct of business.
  • HJ5006: Celebrating the life of Charles Harvey Stebbins, Sr.
  • HJ5016: Commending the Hidden Valley High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ6002: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ6003: General Assembly; provides for joint assembly of 2008 Special Session II to receive Governor.
  • HJ6004: General Assembly; limitation of legislation for 2008 Sp. II Session.
  • HR20: House of Delegates; amends and readopts Rule 37.
  • HB415: Nursing homes; notification to residents, etc., of sex offenders residing in facility.
  • HB1549: Personal property tax relief; reimbursement payments to localities.
  • HB1790: Freedom of Information Act; access by persons civilly committed under Sexually Violent Predators.
  • HB1791: Freedom of Information Act; responses to requests for public records.
  • HB1792: Sexually violent predators; conviction for bestiality qualifies person for civil commitment.
  • HB1793: Sexually abnormal offense; who may conduct mental evaluation of person convicted thereof.
  • HB1794: Children; penalty for object penetration when victim is less than 10 years of age.
  • HB1795: Identity theft; clarification in reference to person who may be victim thereof.
  • HB1796: General Assembly; prefiling of legislation.
  • HB1797: Injuries to persons, property, or wrongful death; removes limiting tort language.
  • HB1921: Extortion; withholding immigration document.
  • HB1922: Venue; change by court, who may bring action.
  • HB1923: Sex offender registry; requirement for persons not guilty by reason of insanity.
  • HB1924: Assault and battery; second and third offense against a family or household member, penalty.
  • HB1925: Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; authorization of certain judges & special justices.
  • HB1926: State employees; permits early retirement for those who are terminally ill.
  • HB1927: Antique motor vehicles; imposes additional limitations and conditions on certain vehicles.
  • HB1928: Lighting standard for public buildings, etc.; Division of Engineering & Bldg to propagate standards.
  • HB1929: Abandoned vehicles; removal by property owners.
  • HB2421: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.
  • HB2422: Smoking; prohibited in restaurants, penalty.
  • HB2423: Criminal juror; information confidential.
  • HB2424: Criminal juror; information confidential.
  • HB2425: District court; right to remove case to circuit court eliminated.
  • HB2670: General Assembly; repeals provisions requiring certain bills be filed by first day of session.
  • HB2671: Sexually violent predators; civil commitment.
  • HB2672: Sexually violent predators; if convicted of sex offense referred to Commitment Review Committee.
  • HB2673: Jury sentencing; empanelment of new jury in event of deadlock.
  • HB3209: Healthcare providers; no charge for copy of bills.
  • HJ577: General Assembly; schedule for conduct of business for 2007 Regular Session.
  • HJ578: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2008 Regular Session.
  • HJ593: Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly (first reference).
  • HJ685: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ847: Commending the Cave Spring High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ848: Commending the Glenvar High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ849: Commending the Salem High School forensics team.
  • HJ850: Commending Aaron Garber.
  • HJ855: Commending the Hidden Valley High School women's varsity soccer team.
  • HJ877: Commending the Salem Rescue Squad on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • HJ931: General Assembly; amending schedule for conduct of business for 2007 Regular Session.
  • HJ1014: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ1016: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HB414: Court-appointed counsel; allows court to waive qualification requirements.
  • HB415: Nursing homes; notification to residents, etc. of sex offenders residing in facility.
  • HB430: Law Officers' Retirement System; adds juvenile probation & parole officers as members of VALORS.
  • HB431: Virginia Retirement System; increases monthly retirement benefits of future retirees.
  • HB432: State Corporation Commission and Workers' Compensation Commission; election and terms of members.
  • HB433: Bail bondsmen; equity ratio of property and outstanding bonds.
  • HB434: Employee personnel records; files to be produced in digital or paper format.
  • HB435: Horseshoe crabs; places a moratorium on landings and importation thereof.
  • HB436: Motor vehicle value; any valuation service may be used as evidence of vehicle's value.
  • HB437: Autism; DMAS to seek Medicaid waiver to establish program for support of children with disability.
  • HB438: Probation officers; court may order that investigations & reports only contain certain information.
  • HB542: Conflict of Interests Acts; includes certain clarifications concerning Acts and General Assembly.
  • HB543: Lobbyists; amending registration and disclosure provisions therefor.
  • HB544: Planning & Budget, Department of; agency budget estimates to Governor & General Assembly.
  • HB545: Marijuana; field test for evidence at trial.
  • HB546: Concealed handgun permits; retired law-enforcement officers denied written proof of consultation.
  • HB547: Antique motor vehicles; allows use of certain numbers, etc. on license plates.
  • HB882: Prisoners; restrictions on suits, claims, etc. maintained against while incarcerated.
  • HB883: Students; carnal knowledge by school employee, penalty.
  • HB884: Special elections; fill vacancies in constitutional offices.
  • HB885: National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; Director of DLS is a Commissioner.
  • HB886: State agencies; preparation and publication of annual liaison booklet.
  • HB1038: Sexually violent predators; adds to list of offenses that qualify as sexual offenses.
  • HB1099: Eminent domain; certain persons eligible for relocation expenses.
  • HB1100: Human Trafficking Act; created, report.
  • HB1101: Sexually violent predators; adds to list of offenses that qualify as sexual offenses.
  • HB1404: Cable television systems; licensing and regulation thereof.
  • HB1469: Defendant; availability of certificate of analysis when entered into evidence.
  • HB1549: Personal property tax relief; reimbursement payments to localities.
  • HJ39: General Assembly; appointment of Inaugural committee.
  • HJ64: Commemorating the 220th Anniversary of the passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
  • HJ70: General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2007 Regular Session.
  • HJ94: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ113: General Assembly; schedule for conduct of business for 2006 Regular Session.
  • HJ206: Commending the Virginia Coalition for Open Government on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
  • HJ250: Commemorating 400 years of the right to trial by jury in Virginia and the New World.
  • HJ425: Commending Mark L. Ingerson.
  • HJ442: Celebrating the life of Dr. Louis Whitfield Painter, Sr.
  • HJ443: Celebrating the life of Lauren Elizabeth Burns.
  • HJ518: Commending the Virginia Association of Master Swimming.
  • HJ555: General Assembly; schedule for conduct of business for 2006 Special Session.
  • HJ556: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ557: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HJ5001: General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization.
  • HJ5178: General Assembly; adjournment sine die.
  • HR1: Speakers and Clerks of House of Delegates; provides for publication of book thereon.