Rep. Josh Morris

Proudly Serving House District 75:

Turner, Leeds & Livermore (part)

Representative Josh Morris serves on both the Labor & Housing Committee and the Health Coverage, Insurance & Financial Services Committee.

Rep. Morris resides in Turner where he works as a realtor. He graduated from Leavitt High School and the University of Southern Maine with a degree in Political Science. He is a member of the Maine Association of Realtors and the Nezinscot Lodge in Turner. In his spare time, Rep. Morris enjoys playing basketball, reading and walking his dog.

Committee on Labor & Housing

This Committee has jurisdiction over all new bills pertaining to the Department of Labor; wage and hour laws; working conditions, including health and safety; unemployment compensation; workers’ compensation; labor relations; collective bargaining; private sector retirement; Workers’ Compensation Board; Maine Labor Relations Board; retirement eligibility and benefits for state and municipal employees, including teachers; judicial and legislative retirement systems; Maine Public Employees Retirement System; insulation; Maine State Housing Authority; landlord-tenant laws; affordable housing; homelessness; housing safety; building codes; public services.

Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance & Financial Services

Banking; financial institutions; credit unions; consumer credit; credit law (business-related); Uniform Consumer Credit Code; Bureau of Financial Institutions; Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection; mortgage lending; foreclosure prevention; servicing of student loans; debt collection practices and debt buyers; Office of Securities; stocks, mutual funds, bonds and other securities; financial services; Bureau of Insurance; credit, automobile, life, property and casualty insurance; private health insurance; health and medical data; Maine Health Data Organization; health maintenance organizations; mandated health benefits; health care reform; compliance with federal Affordable Care Act; prescription drugs; pharmacy benefit managers; cost containment; multiple employer welfare arrangements; State Employee Health Commission and state employee group health plan; long- term care insurance; disability income insurance; insurance rating, regulation and practices; insurance producers; professional and occupational licensing for health care and financial services; Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company; workers’ compensation insurance; self- insurance; and viatical and life settlement contracts.

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Contact Information

Mail: 2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

Email: Joshua.Morris@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)

LD 15(HP16)
An Act To Provide for Municipalities To Allow Grocery Stores up to 10,000 Square Feet To Open on Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas
LD 110(HP92)
An Act Regarding Credit Ratings Related to Overdue Medical Expenses
LD 184(HP147)
An Act To Amend the Veterans’ Homelessness Prevention Coordination Program
LD 208(HP171)
An Act Regarding Small Claims Court Jurisdiction
LD 294(HP218)
An Act To Require the Fiscal Impact Estimate of a Direct Initiative of Legislation To Be Included on the Ballot
LD 390(HP299)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Dangerous Buildings
LD 436(SP114)
Resolve, Directing the Secretary of State To Review Standards for Vision Tests
LD 488(SP153)
An Act To Provide Campground Owners Immunity from Liability for the Inherent Risks of Camping
LD 523(HP380)
An Act To Permit the Indoor Production of Industrial Hemp
LD 533(HP390)
An Act To Eliminate the Statutory Duty To Retreat and Affirm the Right of Self-defense
LD 540(HP397)
An Act Regarding Qualifications for District Attorneys
LD 595(SP182)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Unlawful Cutting of Trees
LD 665(HP486)
An Act To Enact the Campus Free Expression Act
LD 808(SP244)
An Act To Create a Youth Wage
LD 853(HP627)
An Act To Facilitate Weekend Malt Liquor Purchases by Licensed Establishments
LD 911(SP265)
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Promote Land Conservation, Working Waterfronts, Water Access and Outdoor Recreation
LD 1058(HP781)
An Act Concerning Liability for Direct Reimbursement of Unemployment Benefits
LD 1064(HP787)
An Act To Address Maine’s Firefighter Shortage by Offering Firefighter Training for Credit in High School Career and Technical Education Programs
LD 1125(SP345)
An Act To Amend MaineCare Reimbursement Related to Bad Debt and Bed-hold Days
LD 1126(SP346)
Resolve, To Classify Employee Health Insurance as a Fixed Cost for MaineCare Reimbursement in Nursing Homes
LD 1197(SP372)
An Act To Amend the Law Prohibiting the Denial by Health Insurers of Referrals by Out-of-network Providers
LD 1255(HP916)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require Referenda To Receive 60 Percent of the Vote To Become Law
LD 1296(HP939)
An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy
LD 1308(SP404)
An Act To Better Fund Nursing Homes in the State To Better Help the Elderly and Disabled
LD 1309(SP405)
An Act To Index MaineCare Reimbursement to Nursing Homes and Other Adult Care Facilities to Increases in the Minimum Wage
LD 1389(SP433)
An Act To Address Transparency, Accountability and Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers
LD 1449(HP1061)
An Act To Facilitate Compliance with Federal Immigration Law by State and Local Government Entities
LD 1454(HP1066)
An Act Concerning Elections in Maine Congressional Districts
LD 1480(HP1082)
An Act To Modify Retirement Plans for Fire Investigators and Sergeants
LD 1507(HP1099)
An Act Relating to Amateur Radio Service
LD 1666(HP1192)
An Act To Require Certain Health Care Providers To Provide Patients Detailed Information on the Risks Associated with the Use of Opioid Medications and Schedule II Drugs
LD 1866(SP638)
An Act To Increase the Automatic Draft Authority for Licensed Insurance Producers
LD 2143(HP1532)
An Act Regarding Travel Insurance in the Maine Insurance Code

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