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 2017
Committees
Counties, Cities and Towns, Courts of Justice, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Age
47
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

Virginian-Pilot: Before domestic abuse charges, court records show Del. Rick Morris admitted to adultery

September 26, 2016
State Del. Rick Morris, R-Suffolk, who will be arraigned in court Tuesday on felony domestic abuse charges, admitted to adultery while married to his now ex-wife in a 2013 divorce case in which he paid her $72,000. Morris's then-wife Cristina Morris ...and more »

Virginian-Pilot: Del. Rick Morris ?knows he is innocent,? will not resign amid felony abuse charges

September 27, 2016
State Del. Rick Morris says he did not abuse a woman and child in his home and will not resign from office, according to a statement issued this morning by his attorney. Morris ?adamantly denies these allegations which are nothing more than distortions ...Attorney: Va. Del. Rick Morris denies allegations he assaulted family members, won't resignRichmond.comVa. Delegate Rick Morris says he will not resign and will continue to fight chargeswtkr.comDel. Morris says he will not resign; denies assault, abuse allegationsWAVY-TVSuffolk News-Herald -13newsnow.com -ABC Newsall 14 news articles »

Virginian-Pilot: Virginia House leaders call for Del. Rick Morris to resign following assault charges

September 24, 2016
wtkr.com... called for Del. Rick Morris to resign following his arrest last week. Among other charges, Morris faces multiple felony counts of child endangerment and cruelty and injuries to children. ?We are deeply concerned by the charges against Delegate Rick ...House leadership asks Va. Delegate Rick Morris to resign following domestic assault chargeswtkr.comHouse leadership: Del. Rick Morris must resignDaily PressVirginia Delegate Rick Morris facing charges for hurting wife and stepsonwtvr.comWWBT NBC12 News -Washington Postall 50 news articles »

wtkr.com: Virginia Delegate Rick Morris facing more charges for hurting wife and 11 year-old stepson

September 22, 2016
SUFFOLK, Va. - Virginia House of Delegates member Rick Morris was arrested Tuesday and again on Thursday, according to Suffolk Police. Thursday evening Suffolk Police said they added more charges against Morris. Police say after further investigation ...State Del. Rick Morris of Suffolk charged with assaulting child, family memberVirginian-PilotIsle of Wight Del. Morris charged with felony child abuse, assaultDaily PressDelegate arrested in assault, child cruelty cases [Updated]Tidewater Newsall 6 news articles »

Martinsville Bulletin: Del. Richard Morris, facing 14 charges for crimes against family members, is asked to step down by House Republican ...

September 24, 2016
?We are deeply concerned by the charges against Delegate Rick Morris. While we all believe that individuals are innocent until proven guilty and entitled to their day in court, these are serious and troubling allegations,? the House's Republican ...

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

  • 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.