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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
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  SD.2293 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Norwood as the Thomas J. Kewriga Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
  HD.4590 An Act authorizing the town of Norwood to grant a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to the Skating Club of Boston
  HD.4689 An Act authorizing the Town of Dedham to grant one additional license for the sale of beer and wine to be drunk on premises
S.182  SD.1053 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 182) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.183  SD.1054 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.184  SD.1095 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 184) of Michael F. Rush, Carolyn C. Dykema, Paul McMurtry and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.185  SD.1116 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to mobile wireless contracts and agreements. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.224  SD.1110 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 224) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry and David M. Nangle for legislation to regulate sports wagering . Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.294  HD.425 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 294) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) that the town of Dedham be authorized to grant three licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on premises and three licenses for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.295  HD.431 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 295) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) that the town of Dedham be authorized to grant one additional license for the sale of beer and wine to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.328  SD.1072 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 328) of Michael F. Rush, Mike Connolly, Anne M. Gobi, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a grant program on alternative assessment models . Education.
S.329  SD.1077 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 329) of Michael F. Rush, Anne M. Gobi, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student safety in interscholastic athletic activities. Education.
S.330  SD.1083 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Michael F. Rush, Mike Connolly, Patrick M. O'Connor, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical and social recess in schools . Education.
S.377  SD.1096 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the adopt a senior program. Elder Affairs.
S.378  SD.1868 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 378) of Michael F. Rush, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., William N. Brownsberger, Bradford Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a special community care retirement communities commission. Elder Affairs.
S.529  SD.1118 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 529) of Michael F. Rush and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation relative to the re-use of soil for large reclamation projects. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.643  SD.844 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to preventing fraud in life and accident and health insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.644  SD.1085 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 644) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to vacated foreclosed residential property. Financial Services.
S.645  SD.1166 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 645) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to require licensed auto insurance damage appraisers to provide safety notices to the owners of damaged motor vehicles. Financial Services.
S.718  SD.1091 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 718) of Michael F. Rush and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to improve health care cost accountability. Health Care Financing.
S.719  SD.1092 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 719) of Michael F. Rush, Michael J. Rodrigues and John H. Rogers for legislation relative to health care non-discrimination. Health Care Financing.
S.817  SD.1088 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to ensure affordable housing in perpetuity. Housing.
S.1016  SD.838 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1016) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks. The Judiciary.
S.1017  SD.1080 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1017) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Shawn Dooley, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to social networking impersonation or harassment. The Judiciary.
H.1050  HD.1907 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Paul McMurtry, Michael F. Rush and others for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for certain medically necessary functional repair or restoration of craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
S.1113  SD.1117 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1113) of Michael F. Rush and John H. Rogers for legislation relative to protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1114  SD.1120 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1114) of Michael F. Rush, Brendan P. Crighton, Sean Garballey, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1200  SD.1119 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to support the equitable utilization of third party consultants in land use determinations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1337  SD.842 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1337) of Michael F. Rush, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring trauma kits in public buildings. Public Health.
S.1338  SD.1076 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Michael F. Rush, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to athletic training . Public Health.
S.1339  SD.1093 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1339) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger and John H. Rogers for legislation relative to public safety and public health worker protections. Public Health.
S.1340  SD.1115 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1340) of Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
S.1341  SD.1760 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1341) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Cemeteries Board of Oversight. Public Health.
S.1454  SD.885 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Michael F. Rush, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul McMurtry and John H. Rogers for legislation relative to fire safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1455  SD.1114 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1455) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Marcos A. Devers, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote business continuity and recovery after a disaster. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1580  SD.1073 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1580) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Liz Miranda, Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation relative to the composition of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
S.1581  SD.1090 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1581) of Michael F. Rush, Patrick M. O'Connor, Mathew J. Muratore, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to veterans creditable service. Public Service.
S.1582  SD.1094 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1582) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for non-public school service. Public Service.
S.1583  SD.1365 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1583) of Michael F. Rush, Shawn Dooley, Daniel J. Hunt, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to surviving family of emergency medical technicians. Public Service.
S.1584  SD.1807 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1584) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry and John H. Rogers relative to retirement survivor benefits for Katherine M. McGuinness. Public Service.
S.1764  SD.1087 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1764) of Michael F. Rush, Angelo M. Scaccia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
S.1765  SD.1097 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1765) of Michael F. Rush, Carolyn C. Dykema, Patrick M. O'Connor, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors. Revenue.
S.1766  SD.1684 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1766) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to create the Preservation of Historic Buildings Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1904  SD.874 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1904) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Shawn Dooley, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to observe Unites States Navy Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1905  SD.1081 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1905) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Paul McMurtry, Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as State Parks Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1906  SD.1682 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1906) of Michael F. Rush and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish a commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2012  SD.1358 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2012) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2133  SD.832 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2133) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to temporary registration plates. Transportation.
S.2134  SD.1084 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2134) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to a special VFW Parkway master plan commission. Transportation.
S.2135  SD.1113 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Michael F. Rush and Denise C. Garlick for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Needham as the Lt. Joseph R. Fandrey Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
S.2136  SD.1865 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry and John H. Rogers for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Dedham as the Honorable Kelly A. Timilty Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
S.2177  SD.1089 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2177) of Michael F. Rush, Patrick M. O'Connor, Angelo M. Scaccia, David F. DeCoste and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2272  Senate, June 20, 2019 -- Substituted by amendment by the Senate (Senator Rush) as a new draft for Senate, No. 2244.
S.2329  SD.2517 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush and John H. Rogers for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Linda Kenney, an employee of the Center for Health Information and Analysis. Public Service.
H.2356  HD.172 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2356) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) that the town of Norwood be authorized to continue the employment of police chief William G. Brooks, III. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2377  HD.1416 By Representative Velis of Westfield and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2377) of John C. Velis, Michael F. Rush and others relative to veterans’ preference hiring practices. Public Service.
H.3206  HD.3763 By Representative Garlick of Needham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3206) of Denise C. Garlick, Michael F. Rush and others relative to providing veterans' survivor benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3757  HD.655 By Representative Garlick of Needham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3757) of Denise C. Garlick, Michael F. Rush and Rebecca L. Rausch relative to school operational efficiency. Education.
H.3829  HD.2385 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3829) of Paul McMurtry, Michael F. Rush and others relative to a specialty pharmacy in Greater Boston Urology. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3840  HD.2375 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3840) of Paul McMurtry, Michael F. Rush and others relative to licensure for specialty practice pharmacies. Public Health.
H.3975  HD.4360 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Robert Crossen, Jr., an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.4004  HD.4352 By Representative Coppinger of Boston and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward F. Coppinger and Michael F. Rush relative to certain property to be used for conservation or recreational purposes in the West Roxbury neighborhood of the city of Boston. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4006  HD.4371 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush relative to property tax exemptions for real estate of survivors of certain police officers and firefighters who died in the line of duty. Revenue.
H.4151  HD.4545 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John H. Rogers, Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Patricia Foley, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
H.4166  HD.4560 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4166) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) relative to the charter of the town of Westwood. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4202  HD.4574 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the bulk purchase of epinephrine auto-injectors. Public Health.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.