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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.116 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.133  SD.113 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 133) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Cory Atkins for legislation relative to check cashing fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.134  SD.115 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 134) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to redeem losing lottery tickets in the purchase of lottery tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.135  SD.125 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 135) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to credit and debit cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.136  SD.129 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 136) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to mobile spas. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.261  SD.127 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 261) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish college and career preparations programs for postecondary education. Education.
S.396  SD.715 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Theodore C. Speliotis and Jerald A. Parisella for legislation relative to increasing mercury lamp recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.478  SD.111 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 478) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to authorize conversions by Massachusetts-chartered banks or credit unions to federal or other charters. Financial Services.
S.479  SD.112 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 479) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation relative to public funds. Financial Services.
S.480  SD.130 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 480) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the Massachusetts insurers insolvency fund. Financial Services.
S.481  SD.131 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 481) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael O. Moore and Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to the property damage threshold for surchargeable incidents. Financial Services.
S.482  SD.133 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 482) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to non-payment of insurance premiums from escrowed funds by lending institutions. Financial Services.
S.483  SD.201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.484  SD.202 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to establish benefits for services rendered by pharmacists acting under a collaborative practice agreement. Financial Services.
S.485  SD.203 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Financial Services.
S.486  SD.271 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certificates of insurance. Financial Services.
S.487  SD.309 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative rate decisions by the Division of Insurance. Financial Services.
S.488  SD.462 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Michael J. Rodrigues, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a consumer bill of rights in tiered and reduced network health plans. Financial Services.
S.560  SD.308 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 560) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation requiring premium impact statements. Health Care Financing.
S.561  SD.852 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 561) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the establishment of rates of payment to medical providers for workers’ compensation. Health Care Financing.
S.562  SD.1321 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 562) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to direct contracting. Health Care Financing.
S.778  SD.117 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 778) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to expedite the transfer of cases to the permit session of land court . The Judiciary.
S.779  SD.118 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 779) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain appeals in the Superior Court and the Land Court. The Judiciary.
S.883  SD.204 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 883) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael O. Moore, Barry R. Finegold and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to fair retainage payments in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.884  SD.205 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Angelo L. D'Emilia for legislation to provide further transparency in public construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.885  SD.272 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 885) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the reinstatement of a workers compensation insurance policy. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.886  SD.273 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 886) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation relative to certain independent contractors under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.887  SD.580 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Brian A. Joyce, Barry R. Finegold, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pooling of tips. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.888  SD.904 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to workers' compensation prospective loss cost. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.967  SD.310 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, Richard T. Moore, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers of town moderators. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1092  SD.120 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1092) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to provide training for certain local boards and commissions. Public Health.
S.1093  SD.307 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1093) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation for protection against the transmission of Pertussis . Public Health.
H.1240  HD.2909 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1240) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to fund youth courts. The Judiciary.
S.1272  SD.121 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1272) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to further regulate certain public employees creditable retirement service time for active service in the armed forces. Public Service.
S.1273  SD.579 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1273) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard T. Moore and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to increase the hours of employment of pensioners for services after retirement in the public sector. Public Service.
S.1274  SD.1672 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1274) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the transfer of retireees to a Medicare health plan. Public Service.
S.1400  SD.122 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1400) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1401  SD.124 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1401) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to equalize the quarterly payments of excise taxes. Revenue.
S.1402  SD.128 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to provide taxpayers a hearing at the Appelate Tax Board. Revenue.
S.1403  SD.464 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish elective single sales factor apportionment for all Massachusetts corporations. Revenue.
S.1404  SD.906 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1404) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III and David B. Sullivan (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Freetown to designate a check-off on its tax bills. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1528  SD.463 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1528) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to energy burdens. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1529  SD.717 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1529) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation to increase the transparency of the Massachusetts Historical Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1612  SD.134 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1612) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to allow greater responsiveness of telephone rates to consumer demand. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1698  SD.114 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1698) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to register do-not-resuscitate orders when applying for a license. Transportation.
S.1760  SD.1790 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Alan Silvia and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jeffrey Cowell, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.1764  SD.1801 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Alan Silvia and Paul A. Schmid, III (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to a water storage facility in the city of Fall River. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1818  SD.1848 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to authorize the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to Marion Ishimoto-Yuille. Public Service.
S.1847  SD.1851 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Alan Silvia for legislation to authorize the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city of Fall River. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1851  SD.1870 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III and Alan Silvia (with the approval of the Mayor and City Council) for legislation to authorize the city of Fall River to use certain park land for combined sewer overflow control. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1961  SD.1958 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1961) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III (by vote of the town)for legislation to authorize the town of Westport to lease a certain parcel of land. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1969  SD.1969 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Alan Silvia, Paul A. Schmid, III, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Maria A. DeCoste, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance. Public Service.
S.2030  SD.2010 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to reduce the cost of solar power through increased competition. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2121  Text of the Senate (Senator Rodrigues) amendment to Senate bill further regulating town meeting notices (Senate, No. 975).
S.2192  SD.2088 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2192) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Westport to assess additional amounts of real estate and personal property taxes to pay certain medical expenses incurred by certain public safety personnel. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2193  SD.2089 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2193) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the board of selectmen of the town of Westport to borrow money for the payment of certain medical expenses for certain public safety personnel. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2198  Senate, May 21, 2014 – Text of amendment (3) (offered by Senator Ridrigues) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 4) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2015 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements.
S.2353  SD.2125 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2353) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Carole Fiola and Paul A. Schmid, III (by vote of the town)for legislation to authorize the town of Freetown to pay a certain unpaid bill. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2605  HD.331 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2605) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform. Revenue.
H.3468  HD.3616 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 Linda Barlow, an employee of the Department of Mental Health. Public Service.
H.3618  HD.3718 By Representative Haddad of Somerset and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rules 12 and 9) of Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) that the town of Somerset be authorized to supply the towns of Swansea and Dighton and their inhabitants with water. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4546  HD.4563 By Representative Silvia of Fall River and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jay Viveiros, an employee of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. Public Service.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.