Delegate Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)

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Party
Republican
District
64: Counties of Isle of Wight (part), Prince George (part), Southampton (part), Surry (part), Sussex (part); City of Franklin [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Counties, Cities and Towns, Courts of Justice, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Age
46
Website
morrisfordelegate.com
Copatroning Habits
83% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 65% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 72% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
13.9% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$9,679.92 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
DOMINION LEADERSHIP TRUST LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATION FREDERICKSBURG $2,500
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Attorney Association Richmond $1,000
Allen Allen, Allen & Allen Personal Injury lawyer Richmond $1,000
Dominion Virginia Power electric and Gas Company RICHMOND $1,000
VIRGINIA BANK BANK GLEN ALLEN $1,000
SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE FRANKLIN $750
VIRGINIA CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS TELECOMMUNICATIONS RICHMOND $500
HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Henrico $500
HBAV BUILDING HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION RICHMOND $500
ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE OF VIRGINIA ELECTRIC COMPANY GLEN ALLEN $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press: Carrollton delegate's bills aim to curb collection of fees from houses of worship

November 23, 2014
Carrollton delegate's bills aim to curb collection of fees from houses of worshipDel. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton) has filed two pieces of legislation for next year's General Assembly session that would exempt churches from fees. One specifically targets state and local stormwater program costs, and another would exempt houses of ...

Roanoke Times: Bill to exempt churches could trigger a leak in Roanoke's storm water fees

November 22, 2014
Bill to exempt churches could trigger a leak in Roanoke's storm water feesOne bill introduced by second-term state Del. Rick Morris, a Republican from Isle of Wight County, would change that by exempting from the fees not only churches but religious associations, including nonprofits operated for charitable, religious or ...

Daily Press: Notes and notables

November 27, 2014
... aspire to be businessmen, and young girls should aspire to be pageant contestants? ? Del. Rick Morris, R-Carrollton, who has proposed legislation that would make churches exempt from state and local usage charges such as stormwater fees. What's next?

Tidewater News: Delegate talks issues with Rotarians

September 18, 2014
FRANKLIN?Del. Rick Morris (R-64) was the recent guest speaker at the Franklin Rotary Club, and spoke on several issues facing Virginians. The delegate told the Rotarians that he wants to see government ?get out of the way of business? so that economic ...

Daily Press: Amendment would give war widows tax break

November 1, 2014
Del. David Ramadan, R-South Riding, sponsored the bill that put this amendment on the ballot. "Simply the right thing to do," he said. A pair of Hampton Roads delegates, Brenda Pogge and Rick Morris, co-sponsored the bill. "Pretty much it is something ...

These are all of the video clips of Rick Morris’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 15 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1293: Stormwater fees; exemptions for religious groups.
  • HB1294: Churches and other religious bodies.
  • HB1295: Egg tax; repeals certain tax on egg handlers.
  • HB1298: Noncommercial vessels; probable cause.
  • HB1321: Public institutions of higher education; student right to representation at proceedings.
  • HB1322: Public institutions of higher education; officially recognized student organizations.
  • HB1323: Higher educational institutions; officially recognized student organizations, policy violations.
  • HB1383: Local government appointees, certain; serve at the pleasure of local governing body.
  • HJ519: Constitutional amendment; right to acquire farm-produced food.
  • HB510: Use of federal funds; appropriation required.
  • HB511: Juveniles; deferral and dismissal of serious offenses.
  • HB513: Local government appointees; appointee shall serve at pleasure of local government & may be removed.
  • HB514: Virginia Retirement System and local government retirement systems; investments.
  • HB517: Forensic Science Board; membership of Scientific Advisory Committee.
  • HB518: Certificates of analysis admitted into evidence; electronic signature.
  • HB519: Zoning; attorney fees.
  • HB1084: Permits and approvals, certain; damages for unconstitutional grant or denial by locality.
  • HB1089: Zoning; clarifies definition of agricultural products.
  • HB1123: Students and officially recognized student organizations; right to hire counsel, etc.
  • HB1181: Senate and House of Delegates districts; technical adjustments.
  • HB1217: Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; documentation in lieu of proof of septic tank pump-out.
  • HJ242: Commending Mill Swamp Baptist Church.
  • HJ243: Celebrating the life of Lawrence Hubbard Tate, Jr.
  • HJ244: Celebrating the life of Carroll Edward Keen, Sr.
  • HJ423: Commending Oakland Baptist Church.
  • HR18: Commending Boy Scout Troop 17.
  • HR19: Commending Rhys Franklin.
  • HR20: Commending Randolph Barlow.
  • HR21: Commending Carrsville Elementary School.
  • HR22: Commending Bill Scarboro.
  • HR23: Commending the Tidewater Academy baseball team.
  • HR24: Commending Caleb Hamilton Johnson.
  • HR25: Commending the Peanut Patch.
  • HR26: Commending L. L. Beazley Elementary School.
  • HR27: Commending Parker's Grocery.
  • HR28: Commending the Church of the Infant Jesus of Prague.
  • HR29: Commending J. T. Barham & Company.
  • HR30: Commending Tidewater Academy.
  • HR31: Commending Cheryl Nelson.
  • HR32: Celebrating the life of E. R. M. Coker.
  • HR33: Celebrating the life of Paul Douglas Camp Marks.
  • HR34: Commemorating the life and legacy of Elizabeth Bennett Young.
  • HR35: Commemorating the life and legacy of Randall Booth.
  • HR141: Commending Arthur Franklin Drewery, Sr.
  • HR183: Commending the Isle of Wight Ruritan Club.
  • HB631: Application of foreign law; court decisions and contracts will be void as violation of policy.
  • HB1320: Peanuts; extends excise tax on those grown in and sold in Virginia.
  • HB1322: Application of foreign law in Virginia courts; decisions concerning domestic relations.
  • HB1323: Scrap metal processors; reports of purchases.
  • HB1324: Efficiency Evaluation Fund; established, grants to localities.
  • HB1325: Juveniles; deferral and dismissal of serious offenses.
  • HB1327: Port of Va. Economic & Infrastructure Development Zone Grant Fund; certain businesses eligible.
  • HB1429: Zoning; attorney fees.
  • HB1441: Certified nutrient management planners; DCR to adopt certain regulations.
  • HB1559: DUI; any person convicted of subsequent offense is guilty of Class 6 felony, etc.
  • HB1926: School boards, local; selection, abolishes selection commissions in school divisions, etc.
  • HB1927: Assault and battery; adds volunteer firefighter or any emergency medical service personnel, penalty.
  • HB1928: DUI; any person convicted of fourth or subsequent offense is guilty of Class 6 felony.
  • HB1929: Deer; kill permits for towns.
  • HB1932: State Police, Department of; reimbursement of expenses.
  • HB2164: School divisions, local; unexpended or unencumbered local school and educational funds.
  • HJ544: Commending Smithfield Little Theatre.
  • HJ548: Commending Delores Darden.
  • HJ671: Celebrating the life of Theresa Watson Johnson.
  • HR99: Commending the Southampton Academy football team.
  • HR100: Commending Carita J. Richardson.
  • HR105: Commending New Branch Baptist Church.
  • HR110: Commending the Town of Smithfield.
  • HB630: Racketeering; amends provisions that allow for forfeiture of real or personal property.
  • HB631: Application of foreign law; court decisions and contracts will be void as violation of policy.
  • HB632: Charter; Town of Windsor.
  • HB633: Senate and House of Delegates Districts; technical adjustments in boundaries.
  • HB634: Franklin, City of; charter.
  • HB1114: Sport shooting ranges, certain; applicability of local ordinaces.
  • HJ110: School divisions; JLARC to study efficiency of regionalizing and consolidating personnel, etc.
  • HJ201: Commending the Honorable William Kyle Barlow.
  • HJ364: Commending the Honorable Samuel Edgar Campbell.
  • HR614: Commending Steve Stewart.