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The 192nd 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
Fax:
617-722-1071
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  HD.2447 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Dedham to grant four additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages, four wine and malt licenses, all to be drunk on the premises, and one wine and malt package store license. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
  SD.2765 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Anne M. Gobi, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at the Commonwealth’s veterans’ homes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.240  SD.539 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 240) of Michael F. Rush and Brendan P. Crighton for legislation relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.241  SD.540 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 241) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.242  SD.655 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 242) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.278  SD.718 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 278) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to regulate sports wagering. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.383  SD.320 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 383) of Michael F. Rush, Adam J. Scanlon, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical and social recess in schools. Education.
S.384  SD.321 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 384) of Michael F. Rush and John H. Rogers for legislation to create a grant program on alternative assessment models. Education.
S.427  SD.315 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 427) of Michael F. Rush, Steven S. Howitt, Steven G. Xiarhos, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the adopt a senior program. Elder Affairs.
S.428  SD.328 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 428) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to a special community care retirement communities commission. Elder Affairs.
S.609  SD.316 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 609) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the re-use of soil for large reclamation projects. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.610  SD.1123 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Michael F. Rush, Mathew J. Muratore, Paul McMurtry, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to save recycling costs in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.611  SD.1189 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 611) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to Stony Brook Reservation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.612  SD.2016 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Michael F. Rush and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to the Elm Bank Reservation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.724  SD.314 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 724) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to vacated foreclosed residential property. Financial Services.
S.725  SD.538 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) 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.726  SD.607 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 726) of Michael F. Rush, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., William M. Straus, Jessica Ann Giannino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to breast cancer equity and early detection. Financial Services.
S.727  SD.1087 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to preventing fraud in life and accident and health insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.812  SD.533 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to improve health care cost accountability. Health Care Financing.
S.813  SD.1425 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Michael F. Rush and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to health care non-discrimination. Health Care Financing.
S.905  SD.310 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to ensure affordable housing in perpetuity. Housing.
S.906  SD.653 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 906) of Michael F. Rush, James M. Murphy and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to public housing determination for veterans. Housing.
H.923  HD.3373 By Representative Garlick of Needham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 923) of Denise C. Garlick and Michael F. Rush relative to emergency water management plans. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1100  HD.1235 By Representative Golden of Lowell and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1100) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Michael F. Rush and others relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and breast cancer screening. Financial Services.
S.1130  SD.541 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1130) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks. The Judiciary.
S.1247  SD.317 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1247) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1248  SD.318 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1248) of Michael F. Rush and Tami L. Gouveia for legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1359  SD.677 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1359) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to support the equitable utilization of third party consultants in land use determinations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1360  SD.1243 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1360) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to EMS leave without loss of pay. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1521  SD.309 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1521) of Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady, Carol A. Doherty, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
S.1522  SD.544 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1522) of Michael F. Rush and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1523  SD.651 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1523) of Michael F. Rush, Shawn Dooley, Steven G. Xiarhos, William M. Straus and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring trauma kits in public buildings. Public Health.
S.1524  SD.658 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1524) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to public safety and public health worker protections. Public Health.
S.1525  SD.678 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1525) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Kay Khan, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to protect children from harmful diet pills and muscle-building supplements. Public Health.
S.1526  SD.2475 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1526) of Michael F. Rush, John H. Rogers, Diana DiZoglio, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to student safety in interscholastic athletic activities. Public Health.
S.1639  SD.308 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1639) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to promote business continuity and recovery after a disaster. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1640  SD.543 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to fire safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1641  SD.746 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1641) of Michael F. Rush and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to the diverse recruitment and reform of the Massachusetts State Police. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1642  SD.2400 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1642) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to arson investigators. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1769  SD.319 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1769) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for non-public school service. Public Service.
S.1770  SD.322 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to veterans creditable service. Public Service.
S.1771  SD.535 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1771) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to surviving family of emergency medical technicians. Public Service.
S.1772  SD.542 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1772) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the composition of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
S.1773  SD.545 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1773) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to retirement survivor benefits for Katherine M. McGuinness. Public Service.
S.1774  SD.792 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1774) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to boston school police retirement. Public Service.
S.1775  SD.1242 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1775) of Michael F. Rush, Alan Silvia, Steven S. Howitt and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation relative to disability retirees and restoration to service. Public Service.
S.1776  SD.1777 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1776) of Michael F. Rush, Alan Silvia and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to veterans service officers retirement benefits. Public Service.
S.1974  SD.311 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1974) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
S.1975  SD.313 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1975) of Michael F. Rush and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors. Revenue.
S.1976  SD.536 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1976) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to create the Preservation of Historic Buildings Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1977  SD.961 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1977) of Michael F. Rush and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation relative to veterans tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1978  SD.1778 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1978) of Michael F. Rush and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to Veteran Tax Abatements. Revenue.
S.1979  SD.1781 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Michael F. Rush, John H. Rogers, Bruce J. Ayers, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deeds excise receipts. Revenue.
S.2111  SD.305 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2111) of Michael F. Rush 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.2112  SD.327 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2112) of Michael F. Rush, Timothy R. Whelan, James M. Murphy, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to make the Secretary of Veterans Services a cabinet level position. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2113  SD.537 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2113) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2114  SD.747 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2114) of Michael F. Rush and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation to recognize the birthday of the United States Navy Seabees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2115  SD.965 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2115) of Michael F. Rush and Rob Consalvo for legislation relative to a transfer of a certain parcel of land in Hyde Park. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2233  SD.534 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2233) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to reduce gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2372  SD.307 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2372) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to temporary registration plates. Transportation.
S.2373  SD.642 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2373) 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.2374  SD.656 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2374) of Michael F. Rush and Denise C. Garlick for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Needham the private first class David “Damon” Borrelli memorial bridge. Transportation.
S.2375  SD.1190 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2375) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the orange line extension. Transportation.
S.2419  SD.323 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2419) of Michael F. Rush, Alan Silvia and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation relative to protecting veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2420  SD.652 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2420) of Michael F. Rush, James M. Murphy and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2421  SD.654 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2421) of Michael F. Rush, James M. Murphy and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to tax credits for homeless veteran housing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2422  SD.1191 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2422) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to military personnel and medical records. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2423  SD.1779 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2423) of Michael F. Rush, Christopher Hendricks and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to Veteran annuities for surviving spouses. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2424  SD.1780 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2424) of Michael F. Rush and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers.. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3006  HD.634 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3006) of Paul McMurtry, Michael F. Rush and others relative to property tax exemptions for real estate of survivors of certain police officer and firefighters who died in the line of duty. Revenue.
H.3469  HD.2785 By Representative Garlick of Needham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3469) of Denise C. Garlick and Michael F. Rush for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Needham as the Private First Class David “Damon” Borrelli memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.3609  HD.1832 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3609) of William M. Straus, Michael F. Rush and others relative to unmanned aerial systems. Transportation.
H.3654  HD.3051 By Representative Garlick of Needham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3654) of Denise C. Garlick, Michael F. Rush and others relative to providing veterans' survivor benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3741  HD.4110 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3741) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) that the town of Norwood be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises in said town. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3742  HD.4111 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3742) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) relative to licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises in the South Norwood General Business District in the town of Norwood. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4093  HD.4435 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4093) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) that the position of apprentice lineman in the town of Norwood be exempt from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.