99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Health and Mental Health Policy, Vice-Chairman
Interim Committee on Stabilizing Missouri's Health Insurance Markets
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Lynn Morris, a Republican, represents the eastern part of Christian County (District 140) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Morris is a Pharmacist and President/Owner of Family Pharmacy Inc, Family Pharmacy HealthCare Services and Family Pharmacy Partners LLC.
Rep. Morris was selected as U.S. Pharmacist of the Year by U.S. Pharmacists Publications and was awarded the Frist Humanitarian Award in 1997. His company has been recognized as one of the top 100 U.S. Drug Store Chains by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores from 2000-2012.
Rep. Morris is a member of the following organizations: Missouri Pharmacy Association, American Society of Consulting Pharmacists, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Christian Business Associates, National Federation of Independent Business, and multiple Chambers of Commerce from around the area. He also has served on multiple boards such as the Boys & Girls Group Homes, Ozark School, American Diabetes Association, Christian County Cancer Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is an active member of Ozark Baptist Church.
He obtained the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America.
A 1967 graduate of Parkview High School, Rep. Morris received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from University of Missouri-Kansas City. He received his Masters in Healthcare Administration from Southwest Baptist University in 2000.
Born January 22, 1949 in West Plains, Rep. Morris currently resides in Ozark with his wife Janet. They have three children, Justin, Melissa and Mandy.
Establishes the Missouri Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program to provide low-income seniors with fresh, Missouri-grown produce
Authorizes a sales tax exemption for initiation dues of certain not for profit clubs and groups
Establishes the Tricia Leann Tharp Act, which requires certain pharmacists to receive two hours of continuing education on suicide prevention
Changes the definition of "assistant physician"
Changes the laws regarding vaccines
Changes the laws regarding vaccines and disorder monitoring
Requires all motor vehicle insurers to notify the Department of Revenue of lapsed policies in order to allow the owner to provide proof of insurance or surrender the license plates if no proof is provided
Changes the laws regarding county budgets
Changes the law regarding insurance claims filed by a pharmacy
Changes the laws regarding consumer credit interest rates
Removes the termination date for the Missouri Rx Prescription Drug Program
Establishes the "Rx Cares for Missouri Program"
Modifies and creates provisions relating to the MO HealthNet pharmacy program
Urges the United States government to condemn the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners
Designates June 27 of each year as "Posttraumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day" in Missouri
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing a judge who has attained 70 years of age to complete the remainder of his or her term