Del. 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.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

The Lee Daily Register: Lee GOP Treats Griffith, Pillion to A Better Burger

October 9, 2019 | 12:51 pm
  

The Lee Daily Register: Ballad Urgent Care Opens in Lee With Ribbon Cutting, Helicopter

October 9, 2019 | 8:04 am
  

The New York Times: Complete List: Who Supports an Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump?

October 3, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Roanoke Times: Editorial: Can the coalfields be turned into brightfields? Part 2.

September 30, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Roanoke Times: Editorial: What would it take to turn the coalfields into brightfields? Part 1

September 29, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

These are all of the video clips of Morgan Griffith’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2008. There are 193 video clips in all.

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.