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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael J. Rodrigues Democrat - First Bristol and Plymouth

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Senate Ways and Means Chair
  Michael.Rodrigues@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 212
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1114
Fax:
617-722-1498

District Office

One Government Center
Fall River, MA 02722
Phone:
508-646-0650
Fax:
508-646-0656
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.76  SD.57 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 76) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to safeguard municipal permitting. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.77  SD.753 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 77) of Rodrigues for legislation to price grocery items [Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses].
S.125  SD.58 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 125) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to mobile spas. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.126  SD.83 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 126) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to check cashing fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.127  SD.560 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 127) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to register professional employer organizations operating in Massachusetts. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.128  SD.562 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 128) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Elizabeth Poirier for legislation to establish an annual caterer's license for the service of alcohol beverages at private functions. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.129  SD.971 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 129) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to credit and debit cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.226  SD.557 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 226) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish college and career preparations programs for postecondary education. Education.
S.227  SD.571 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 227) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to require school districts to adopt a certain health program. Education.
S.372  SD.81 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to establish a trail maintenance program within the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.373  SD.896 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to economic development in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.374  SD.897 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 374) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to manufacturing in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.375  SD.1010 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Schmid, Sullivan, Aguiar and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize zero percent loans for water pollution abatement projects [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.376  SD.1105 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 376) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to establish a Horseneck Beach Reservation Trust Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.457  SD.55 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 457) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to authorize conversions by Massachusetts-chartered banks or credit unions to federal or other charters. Financial Services.
S.458  SD.565 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 458) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Susan C. Fargo, Michael R. Knapik, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.459  SD.566 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael O. Moore, F. Jay Barrows and John P. Fresolo for legislation relative to the Massachusetts insurers insolvency fund. Financial Services.
S.460  SD.568 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 460) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael O. Moore, John P. Fresolo, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the property damage threshold for surchargeable incidents. Financial Services.
S.461  SD.754 An Act banning the use of certain socio-economic factors for insurance underwriting and rating of motor vehicle liability insurance.
S.462  SD.969 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Susan C. Fargo, Michael R. Knapik, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish benefits for services rendered by pharmacists acting under a collaborative practice agreement. Financial Services.
S.463  SD.1718 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 463) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to foreclosures. Financial Services.
S.465  SD.1495 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 465) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to public funds. 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.
H.736  HD.529 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 736) of David B. Sullivan and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to authorize the Department of Correction to establish a sick leave bank for Jeffrey Botelho, an employee of said department. Public Service.
S.840  SD.85 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 840) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to reform the state's product liability system. The Judiciary.
S.841  SD.86 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain appeals in the Superior Court and the Land Court. The Judiciary.
S.955  SD.79 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 955) of Rodrigues for legislation relative to unemployment insurance fraud [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].
S.956  SD.84 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 956) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to fair retainage payments in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.957  SD.89 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of Dykema and Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain independent contractors under the labor laws [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].
S.958  SD.972 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to provide further transparency in public construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1051  SD.78 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Rodrigues for legislation to clarify the meeting requirements for municipal boards [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1160  SD.87 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1160) of Rodrigues for legislation to provide training for certain local boards and commissions [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1361  SD.59 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Rodrigues and Sullivan for legislation to further regulate certain public employees creditable retirement service time for active service in the armed forces [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1362  SD.88 By Mr. Rodrigues, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1362) of Rodrigues for legislation to limit earnings for service of retired public employees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1501  SD.30 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1501) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to redeem losing lottery tickets in the purchase of lottery tickets. Revenue.
S.1502  SD.564 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1502) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III, David B. Sullivan, Kevin Aguiar and others for legislation to provide taxpayers a hearing at the appellate tax board. Revenue.
S.1503  SD.569 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1503) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad and Kathi-Anne Reinstein for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1504  SD.756 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1504) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to equalize the quarterly payments of excise taxes. Revenue.
S.1505  SD.1790 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1505) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage a better business climate and job creation in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1613  SD.80 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1613) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to limit losses of subcontractors in private construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1687  SD.1024 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1687) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to promote consumer choice and competition for cable service. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1688  SD.1027 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1688) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to allow greater responsiveness of telephone rates to consumer demand. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1689  SD.1373 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to require efficient outdoor lighting. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1694  HD.1968 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1694) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title 5 Income Tax Credit reform. Revenue.
S.1712  SD.56 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to expedite the transfer of cases to the permit session of land court . Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1781  SD.554 An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Westport as the Leo J. St. Onge Bridge
S.1782  SD.558 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1782) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to register do-not-resuscitate orders when applying for a license. Transportation.
S.1783  SD.1627 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1783) of Michael J. Rodrigues and David B. Sullivan for legislation to erect certain signs regarding the Iwo Jima Memorial at the Bicentennial Park in Fall River. Transportation.
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].
S.1996  SD.2004 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael Moore, Michael Knapik, William "Smitty" Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of off-highway and recreation vehicles. Transportation.
S.2053  SD.2113 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Steven Howitt, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certain projects referred to the Massachusetts historical commission for consultation. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2095  SD.2139 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2095) of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Keiko M. Orrall, Christopher M. Markey and others for legislation relative to the election of the Freetown Lakeville regional school district committee members. Election Laws.
S.2274  SD.2205 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Christopher M. Markey and Keiko M. Orrall for legislation to designate red-bellied cooter as the official turtle of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3669  HD.3796 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to preserve public water supplies in Assawompset Ponds Complex communities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3670  HD.3909 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) for legislation to require the city of New Bedford to make certain payments to the town of Rochester for the use of water supplied by said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3709  HD.3983 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3709) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the designation of veterans status on licenses and identification cards issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles . Transportation.
H.3950  HD.4279 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3950) of Steven S. Howitt, Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) relative to the Supplemental Reserve Fund to Ensure Fiscal Stability in the town of Swansea. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3953  HD.4282 By Representative Haddad of Somerset and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court (by vote of the town) relative to the deveopment of the Meditech project on a certain parcel of land located in the town of Freetown. State Administration and Regualtory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3971  HD.4280 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Steven S. Howitt, Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) that the town of Swansea be authorized to provide certain tax exemptions to members of the volunteer fire department of said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4512  HD.4597 By Representative Haddad of Somerset and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Judith Rocha, an employee of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.