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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
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508-646-0650
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508-646-0656
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.2125 Communication from the Honorable Michael J. Rodrigues, Chair of the Special Committee of the Senate to Conduct Regional Public Forums submitting a copy of the committees report entitled: Commonwealth Conversations.
  SD.2266 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 0000) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Carole A. Fiola for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Lori A. Terrien, an employee of the trial court. Public Service.
S.5  SD.1 Senate, January 7, 2015 -- Offered by Senator Michael J. Rodrigues relative to forming a special committee of the Senate to conduct regional public forums.
S.118  SD.404 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 118) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to safeguard municipal permitting. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.119  SD.630 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 119) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. for legislation to improve housing opportunities and the Massachusetts economy. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.181  SD.245 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 181) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to check cashing fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.182  SD.246 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 182) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to credit and debit cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.183  SD.248 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to mobile spas. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.184  SD.615 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 184) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the security of personal financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.460  SD.255 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 460) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Josh S. Cutler, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to horse riding instructor’s licenses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.547  SD.261 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 547) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the Massachusetts insurers insolvency fund. Financial Services.
S.548  SD.265 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 548) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the property damage threshold for surchargeable incidents. Financial Services.
S.549  SD.266 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to notice requirements for insurance premium changes and insurance coverage changes. Financial Services.
S.550  SD.267 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 550) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the duplicate application requirement for dwelling fire insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.551  SD.438 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 551) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to public funds. Financial Services.
S.552  SD.1708 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 552) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to modernize the credit union laws. Financial Services.
S.628  SD.252 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 628) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
S.629  SD.612 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 629) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to require premium impact statements. Health Care Financing.
S.630  SD.826 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 630) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to medical malpractice insurance. Health Care Financing.
H.732  HD.2548 By Representative Orrall of Lakeville and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 732) of Keiko M. Orrall, Michael J. Rodrigues and others for legislation to establish the Assawompset Pond Complex flood management district commission. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.764  HD.3205 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of William M. Straus, Michael J. Rodrigues and others for the establishment of a task force (including members of the General Court) to investigate short and long-term solutions to preserving and strengthening the cranberry industry. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.806  HD.2228 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 806) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Michael J. Rodrigues and John V. Fernandes relative to the property damage threshold for surchargeable incidents under a safe driver insurance plan. Financial Services.
H.807  HD.2236 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 807) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Michael J. Rodrigues relative to notice requirements for insurance premium changes and insurance coverage changes. Financial Services.
S.888  SD.403 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain appeals in the Superior Court and the Land Court. The Judiciary.
S.889  SD.439 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 889) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to expedite the transfer of cases to the permit session of land court. The Judiciary.
S.1000  SD.270 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1000) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Keiko M. Orrall and Angelo L. D'Emilia for legislation to provide further transparency in public construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1001  SD.824 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1001) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Brian A. Joyce, Daniel A. Wolf, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation relative to the pooling of tips. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1002  SD.883 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1002) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Aaron Vega for legislation to enhance employment opportunities. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1003  SD.1505 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to the recognition and registration of Professional Employer Organization operating in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1004  SD.1692 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to clarify the earned sick time ballot question. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1101  SD.836 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1101) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Keiko M. Orrall, Paul A. Schmid, III, Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation to establish the Assawompset pond complex flood management district commission. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1211  SD.249 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1211) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to provide training for certain local boards and commissions. Public Health.
S.1212  SD.263 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1212) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation for protection against the transmission of Pertussis. Public Health.
S.1416  SD.250 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1416) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to authorize the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to Marion Ishimoto-Yuille. Public Service.
S.1417  SD.251 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1417) 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.1418  SD.259 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1418) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Carolyn C. Dykema and Alan Silvia for legislation to increase the hours of employment of pensioners for services after retirement in the public sector. Public Service.
S.1419  SD.260 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1419) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Alan Silvia for legislation relative to the transfer of retireees to a Medicare health plan. Public Service.
S.1537  SD.253 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1537) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III and Todd M. Smola for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1538  SD.254 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1538) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jennifer E. Benson, James R. Miceli, Colleen M. Garry 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.1539  SD.256 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a. Revenue.
S.1540  SD.257 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1540) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Steven S. Howitt and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to clarify the allowance of land under chapter 61b. Revenue.
S.1541  SD.271 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Alan Silvia for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for main street retailers through minimum simplification. Revenue.
S.1542  SD.272 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1542) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to provide taxpayers a hearing at the Appellate Tax Board. Revenue.
S.1543  SD.534 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1543) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the corporate excise tax. Revenue.
S.1544  SD.535 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1544) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Michael O. Moore for legislation to provide interest rate parity. Revenue.
S.1545  SD.828 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1545) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III, Alan Silvia and Carole A. Fiola for legislation to enhance the creative economy through the tax code. Revenue.
S.1546  SD.830 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1546) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to clarify the net-worth measure of the corporate excise. Revenue.
S.1708  SD.405 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1708) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to increase the transparency of the Massachusetts Historical Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1709  SD.440 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1709) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to energy burdens. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1710  SD.613 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1710) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to eliminate contingency fee auditors. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1788  SD.667 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1788) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad, Alan Silvia, Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation relative to decommissioning plans for electric generating facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1789  SD.1833 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1789) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to preserve energy reliability in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2016  SD.2197 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2016) (subject to Joint Rule 9 and Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, F. Jay Barrows and James E. Timilty for legislation to authorize the merger of the Annawon Council, Inc. and the Boy Scouts of America into the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.2073  SD.2265 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2073) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Robert Albany, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.2086  SD.2357 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2086) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Westport to indemnify for the payment of certain medical expenses for a retired firefighter. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2208  Senate April 5, 2016 -- Text of amendment (23) (offered by Senator Rodrigues) to the Senate Bill enhancing reform, innovation and success in education (Senate, No. 2203)
S.2299  SD.2519 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2299) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jeffrey Cowell, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2411  HD.1362 By Representative Silvia of Fall River and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2411) of Alan Silvia, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to providing prescription drug cost reimbursements to certain retirees. Public Service.
S.2480  SD.2602 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2480) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Carole A. Fiola for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the City of Fall River as the Tom Tetrault Bridge. Transportation.
H.2542  HD.1006 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2542) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems. Revenue.
H.3789  HD.4095 By Representative Orrall of Lakeville and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rules 12 and 9) of Keiko M. Orrall and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to authorize the town of Lakeville to convey certain parcels of land to the city of Taunton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3803  HD.4034 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3803) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) for legislation to validate certain actions taken at the annual town meeting held in the town of Rochester. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.