Delegate Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)

Photo of Rick Morris
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 2017
Committees
Counties, Cities and Towns, Courts of Justice, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Age
48
Website
delrickmorris.com
Copatroning Habits
82% 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, 72% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
0% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press: Del. Rick Morris indicted on two felony child cruelty charges, two misdemeanors

January 23, 2017
An arrest warrant was issued for Del. Rick Morris Monday after a grand jury indicted him on two felony and two misdemeanor charges. Morris, R-Suffolk, is charged with two counts of child cruelty, a Class 6 felony, and two counts of assault and battery ...Grand Jury presents additional indictments in Del. Rick Morris assault casewtkr.comGrand jury indicts Del. Rick Morris on child cruelty chargeWAVY-TVDelegate Richard Morris of Suffolk indicted on two felonies, two misdemeanorsRichmond.comVirginian-Pilot -Suffolk News-Heraldall 7 news articles »

13newsnow.com: Grand jury indicts Delegate Rick Morris on Child Cruelty, Assault charges

January 24, 2017
SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A grand jury indicted Delegate Rick Morris (R) on a charges of Child Cruelty and Assault and Battery of a Family Member Monday. Morris was accused of assaulting two of his family members, a boy and a woman, at the family's home ...Virginia Del. Rick Morris indicted on 2 felony child cruelty chargesWJLAState Del. Morris accuses prosecutor of political motivationDaily PressMorris: Charges politically motivatedSuffolk News-HeraldRoanoke Timesall 18 news articles »

13newsnow.com: State delegate Rick Morris arrested, released on bond

January 25, 2017
SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- State Delegate Rick Morris (R) is out on bond after being arrested for assault charges Tuesday. Diana Klink, spokesperson for the City of Suffolk, said Morris was arrested following a direct indictment on on two counts of ...Del. Rick Morris turns himself in following indictment, bonds out of jailwtkr.comGrand jury indicts Del. Rick Morris on more chargesWAVY-TVDelegate charged with child cruelty, won't recuse himself from domestic violence billswtvr.comSmithfield Times -Daily Press -Tidewater Newsall 10 news articles »

wtkr.com: Del. Rick Morris will not recuse himself amid domestic violence allegations

January 26, 2017
Earlier this week, a grand jury indicted Morris on three charges. With a previous charge, he is now facing two felony child cruelty charges and two misdemeanor counts of assault and battery on a family member. A reporter from WTVR asked Del. Morris if ...

Tidewater News: IW resident announces candidacy for 64th District delegate

January 23, 2017
Isle of Wight County resident John Wandling announced his candidacy on Tuesday to serve as a delegate for Virginia's 64th Legislative District. That seat is already held by Del. Richard ?Rick? Morris, a Republican. According to a press release from ...

These are all of the video clips of Rick Morris’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 18 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB2368: Milk production; exemption from oversight of Milk Commission, etc.
  • HB2401: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; minutes of closed meetings required, audio recordings.
  • HB2402: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; willful violations, grounds for termination.
  • HB2452: Discovery in criminal cases; duty to provide.
  • HR284: Celebrating the life of Charles Winston Britt, Sr.
  • HR345: Celebrating the life of Robert O. Alphin.
  • HR390: Commending the PGA of America.
  • HB61: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; misdemeanor violations, penalty.
  • HB62: Milk production; exemptions from certain requirements.
  • HB86: VIEW; pilot program for substance abuse screening and assessment.
  • HB308: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; use of government email accounts required.
  • HB800: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; audio recording of closed meetings required.
  • HB801: Charges imposed by the Commonwealth or localities; fees prohibited, exception.
  • HB803: Higher educational institutions; recognized student organizations.
  • HB1164: Local stormwater utility; waiver of charges for church or religious body.
  • HB1172: Unemployment compensation; notice of penalties for false or misleading statements.
  • HB1178: Campground; definition.
  • HB1179: Unemployment compensation; deprivation of benefits.
  • HB1357: Income tax, state; statute of limitations for certain amended returns.
  • HJ480: Commending the Honorable Alfreda Talton-Harris.
  • HR10: Celebrating the life of William R. White.
  • HR11: Commending Edward Frankenstein.
  • HR12: Commending Poole's Funeral Home.
  • HR13: Celebrating the life of Luther B. Vick, Jr.
  • HR14: Celebrating the life of Fred Rabil.
  • HR15: Commending South Quay Baptist Church.
  • HR16: Celebrating the life of Everett Worrell, Jr.
  • HR17: Celebrating the life of Gail Drewery Brock.
  • HR18: Celebrating the life of Ernest B. Gatten, Jr.
  • HR22: Commending the Woman's Club of Smithfield.
  • HR28: Commending the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy football team.
  • HR29: Commending the Isle of Wight Academy football team.
  • HR89: Commending Charles Larry Pope.
  • HR101: Commending Calvary Baptist Church.
  • 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.