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
81% 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

wtkr.com: Del. Rick Morris won't seek re-election

March 1, 2017
Del. Rick Morris won't seek re-electionSUFFOLK, Va. ? State Del. Rick Morris confirmed on Facebook on Wednesday he won't seek re-election. ?It's been my honor to represent the people of Virginia and the good folks of the 64th district,? he wrote in a Facebook post. He sent a press release ...Del. Rick Morris, who faces felony abuse charges, won't seek re-election to dedicate more time to familyVirginian-PilotDel. Rick Morris says he will not seek re-electionWAVY-TVall 7 news articles »

Richmond.com: Del. Rick Morris, facing domestic abuse charges, says he won't seek re-election

March 1, 2017
Del. Rick Morris, facing domestic abuse charges, says he won't seek re-electionDel. Richard L. Morris, R-Suffolk, resisted a call last year from House Speaker William J. Howell, R-Stafford, and GOP leadership to step down after domestic abuse charges were first filed against him. Suffolk police alleged in court records that ...

Daily Press: Isle of Wight Del. Morris won't seek re-election

March 1, 2017
Isle of Wight Del. Morris won't seek re-electionDel. Rick Morris, R-Suffolk, has decided not to seek re-election, he announced Wednesday. Morris is facing two Class 6 felony counts of child cruelty and two misdemeanor counts of domestic violence, accusations he says are false. Morris turned himself ...Morris won't seek re-electionProgress IndexLawmaker charged with child cruelty won't seek re-electionWTOPall 3 news articles »

Smithfield Times: Del. Rick Morris announces he won't seek re-election

March 8, 2017
Del. Rick Morris announces he won't seek re-electionDel. Rick Morris, R-64th, who is facing child cruelty and domestic abuse charges, announced last week he will not seek a fourth term in the House of Delegates. Instead, he will spend more time with his three youngest children, planting vegetables and ...

Suffolk News-Herald: A good choice by Delegate Morris

March 3, 2017
Delegate Rick Morris' announcement this week that he will not be seeking re-election to office as the representative to the General Assembly from the House of Delegates' 64th District is a positive development following six months of worrisome and ...and more »

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.