Byron Rushing Assistant Majority Leader

D Boston (South End)
Byron Rushing

Addresses

State House
Room 234
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2783
Fax: 617-722-2238
Email: Byron.Rushing@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
SD61 For legislation relative to special juveniles.
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
SD392 For legislation relative to redevelopment in the Roxbury area of the city of Boston
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
HD460 Relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age
SD473 For legislation to establish a public health option.
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD517 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
HD611 Relative to the management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
HD674 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to decennial division of wards and precincts in the city of Boston
SD685 For legislation to establish an office of Access and Opportunities
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
HD698 Relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method
HD700 Relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
HD711 Relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property
SD736 For legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops.
SD739 For legislation relative to pedestrian stop data.
HD762 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
HD792 For legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates
HD794 Relative to the labeling of plant seeds
HD831 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
HD857 Relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth
SD968 For legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
SD1014 For legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
SD1105 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
HD1164 For legislation to repeal certain statutes regarding, education and morality that may be considered unconstitutional
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
SD1223 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth
SD1313 An Act to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
SD1401 An Act further defining the role of school resource officers
HD1407 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1477 Relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders
SD1491 For legislation to reform pretrial process.
SD1530 For legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1591 Relative to descendants email access and procedures
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
SD1733 For legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects.
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
HD1765 Relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation
HD1769 Relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
HD1908 Relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2196 For the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities
HD2308 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD2373 Relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2401 Relative to criminal offender record information
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2592 Relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities
HD2648 Relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2804 Relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement
HD2809 Relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD3015 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3024 Relative to uniform use of deadly force guidelines
HD3055 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3075 Relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies
HD3094 An Act establishing a special commission to investigate and study methods to prevent the use of undue force by police officers
HD3100 Relative to the participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3173 For legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
HD3202 Relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts
HD3204 For legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law
HD3227 Relative to the parole process
HD3277 Relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3305 For legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • New York City and Syracuse Public Schools
  • Harvard College
  • M.I.T.
  • Ward 4 Democratic Committee
  • Mass. House 1983 - present
Ninth Suffolk, Consisting of Boston: Ward 4: Precincts 2, 4, 5, 7, Ward 5: Precincts 2, 10, Ward 8: Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4; Ward 9: Precincts 1, 2, 3.