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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Byron Rushing Served 2009 - 2018 Democrat - 9th Suffolk

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  Byron.Rushing@mahouse.gov

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24 Beacon St.
Room 234
Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.64  SD.1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.71  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.97  HD.3202 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 97) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.297  SD.1401 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to further defining the role of school resource officers. Education.
S.440  SD.648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.521  HD.664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
S.604  SD.473 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 604) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a public health option. Health Care Financing.
S.608  SD.1223 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 608) of Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.647  SD.44 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jose F. Tosado, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.654  SD.599 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.655  SD.1313 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel J. Ryan, Byron Rushing, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account. Higher Education.
S.680  SD.1016 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Marjorie C. Decker, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.687  HD.857 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.735  SD.398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.736  SD.1885 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jay R. Kaufman, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
S.740  SD.61 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Ryan, Evandro C. Carvalho and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.786  SD.1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.802  SD.1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
S.810  SD.1105 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of James B. Eldridge, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Michael O. Moore, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.829  SD.736 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Jason M. Lewis, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
S.843  SD.1417 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
H.891  HD.1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.900  SD.968 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults. The Judiciary.
S.903  SD.1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.983  SD.1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1058  SD.392 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1058) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing, Gloria L. Fox and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation relative to redevelopment in the Roxbury area of the city of Boston. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1116  SD.307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
S.1125  SD.1530 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1125) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
H.1129  HD.691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless persons bill of rights. Housing.
H.1138  HD.831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally-involved housing. Housing.
S.1155  SD.1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1167  HD.792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1227  HD.3015 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228  HD.3204 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
S.1258  SD.1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1263  SD.739 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1433  HD.2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1477  SD.1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.1530  HD.1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1559  HD.3227 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the parole process. The Judiciary.
H.1560  HD.3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1584  HD.3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
S.1617  SD.1014 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1617) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1647  SD.685 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1647) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an office of Access and Opportunities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1648  SD.707 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Linda Dorcena Forry, David Paul Linsky, Peter V. Kocot, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1650  SD.1733 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Russell E. Holmes, Byron Rushing, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1682  SD.367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1733  HD.2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1747  SD.285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1812  SD.1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
H.1848  HD.497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2050  HD.2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor to minors. Public Health.
H.2067  HD.2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2070  HD.460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2106  HD.3024 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to publishing uniform use of deadly force guidelines. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2458  SD.2588 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Ellen Story Commission on Postpartum Depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3009  HD.1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3039  HD.2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3449  HD.1187 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3449) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require that certain interrogations be electronically recorded to be admissible in court. The Judiciary.
H.3451  HD.2380 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3451) of David M. Rogers and others relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.3776  HD.4127 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to adjudicatory proceedings involving gas and electric companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3981  HD.4408 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize international students with F-1 visas who have obtained a drivers permit to drive. Transportation.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.