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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael F. Rush Democrat - Norfolk and Suffolk

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Senate Majority Whip
  Mike.Rush@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 109-C
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1348
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617-722-1071
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.28  SD.202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.37  SD.739 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Marc Lombardo, George Ross, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educational stability for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.42  SD.1602 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Workers’ Pathways to Self Sufficiency. [Higher Education]
S.134  SD.737 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 134) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to form a commission on for-profit schools [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
S.183  SD.1635 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation to design civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
H.212  HD.82 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 212) of William M. Straus and others relative to the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote. Election Laws.
S.216  SD.1515 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Thomas M. McGee, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality physical education. Education.
S.218  SD.1233 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Mark C. Montigny, Martha M. Walz, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical emergency response plans for schools. Education.
S.349  SD.518 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 349) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining stream flows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.350  SD.522 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.409  SD.389 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Harriette L. Chandler, Stephen M. Brewer, Bruce E. Tarr, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
H.434  HD.311 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.451  HD.943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visitation and court department placements. The Judiciary.
S.476  SD.1437 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 476) of Steven A. Tolman, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael J. Rodrigues, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to auto body labor rates. Financial Services.
S.548  SD.1165 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 548) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to manufacturer rebates and discount programs. Health Care Financing.
S.581  SD.1523 By Mr. Berry, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of Spiliotis, Story, Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.673  SD.1499 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
S.782  SD.1713 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Todd M. Smola, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal firearms and trafficking division of the state police. The Judiciary.
S.820  SD.31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.832  SD.1676 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Richard T. Moore, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Michael O. Moore, Demetrius J. Atsalis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deceptive weapons. The Judiciary.
H.890  HD.263 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.891  SD.1845 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the parole system and protect public safety. The Judiciary.
S.892  SD.1846 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 892) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Katherine M. Clark, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.1547 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Ellen Story, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.924  SD.1205 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 924) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.930  SD.189 By Ms. Jehlen , a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susan C. Fargo, Marty Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish paid sick days. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.937  SD.1335 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Thomas M. McGee, Michael F. Rush, Mark C. Montigny and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. for legislation to modernize and protect the unemployment insurance system. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.951  SD.924 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Marc R. Pacheco, Ellen Story, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the Commonwealth's economic recovery with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1033  SD.1729 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate municipal animal control. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1041  SD.1133 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of Khan, Reinstein, Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a cat and dog spay and nueter fund [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1087  SD.696 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1087) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Cory Atkins, Gloria L. Fox and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve health care access. Public Health.
S.1133  SD.1669 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1206  SD.742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1338  SD.14 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Flanagan, Puppolo, Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to correctional officers retirement savings [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1390  SD.183 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1392  HD.1953 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1392) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to renovation and repair contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1427  SD.831 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, Denise Andrews, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the community development partnership program. Revenue.
H.1506  HD.1294 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1506) of James J. O'Day and others relative to prohibiting mandatory overtime for certain health care workers. Public Health.
S.1572  SD.134 By Mr. Donnelly, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Kenneth Donnelly, John Keenan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Kathi-Anne Reinstein and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the quality of security services on state property [Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight].
H.1631  HD.1428 By Mr. James J. O'Day of West Boylston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01631) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Social Services. Joint Committee on Public Service.
H.1654  HD.1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.1774  HD.1692 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1823  SD.1213 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1823) of John Hart, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public homes for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1839  SD.1600 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Peter V. Kocot, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.1851  SD.361 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Steven M. Walsh, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Alcohol Beverages Control Commission. [COMMITTEE].
H.2139  HD.2383 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to investigations of correctional officers. The Judiciary.
S.2356  SD.2251 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation relative to a boat house land lease in the city of Boston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2703  HD.3375 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2703) of Angelo M. Scaccia and Michael F. Rush for legislation to provide for the distribution of lottery funds to cities and towns in direct proportion to the total revenues accruing from lottery sales in each such municipality. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2922  HD.3312 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2922) of Joseph F. Wagner and others relative to merging the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police department into the department of state police. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3632  HD.3357 By Messrs. Scaccia of Boston and Holmes, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3632) of Angelo M. Scaccia, Russell E. Holmes and Michael F. Rush relative to the authority of police officers of the city of Boston and the town of Dedham. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3846  HD.4160 By Messrs. Henriquez of Boston and Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3846) of Carlos Henriquez, Edward F. Coppinger and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to increase the compulsory age of school attendance in the city of Boston to eighteen years of age. Education. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.