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, 67% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 73% 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

Sioux Falls Argus Leader: List: We thank our local volunteer firefighters

April 26, 2015
... Brandon Fedeler, Clarence Fjellanger, Chris Geraets, Josh Hahn, Alec Hansen, Karsten Houdek, Dan Janssen, Dan Klein, Dennis Klein, Wayne Mergen, Bob Mier, Steve Miller, Rick Morris, Kyle Murphy, John Nyguard, Kelly Peterson, Steve Putman, Travis ...

Tidewater News: SCHS honored by General Assembly

April 22, 2015
The Southampton County Historical Society was honored by the Virginia General Assembly on Saturday when Del. Rick Morris (R-64) presented a resolution from the assembly commending the society for 50 years of service to the Southampton area.

Tidewater News: 460 contract's end elicits comment

April 17, 2015
460 contract's end elicits commentI talked to a few lobbyists that said this road will not be built without going back through the General Assembly.? Del. Rick Morris (R-64), who in the past has publicly stated his opposition to the alternate road, is also encouraged by the agreement's ...and more »

Daily Press (blog): Violate FOIA, go to jail, suggests Del. Rick Morris

January 16, 2015
Violating #FOIA is serious, says Del. Morris. Do it willfully and you should do time, he suggests. There's not much muscle in Virginia law when officials violate the public's right to know what their government does -- but Del. Rick L. Morris, R ...

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 ...

These are all of the video clips of Rick Morris’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 16 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; reasonable suspicion.
  • 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.
  • HB1412: Vehicles owned by a locality; weighing exemptions.
  • HB1461: Milk production; exemptions from certain requirements.
  • HB1462: Campground; definition.
  • HB2223: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; willful and knowing violations of certain provisions, penalty.
  • HB2262: Planning commissions, local; notice to applicants of preapproval requirements.
  • HJ519: Constitutional amendment; right to acquire farm-produced food.
  • HR207: Commending Hubbard Peanut Company, Inc.
  • HR219: Commending Southampton County Historical Society.
  • HR220: Celebrating the life of William Trenholm Hopkins III.
  • HR235: Commending Wesley Garris.
  • HR236: Celebrating the life of James Banks Brown, Jr.
  • HR247: Commending the Honorable Rodham T. Delk, Jr.
  • HR254: Commending Benjamin A. Vaughan.
  • HR291: Commending Eternal Life Church.
  • 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.