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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael F. Rush Democrat - Norfolk and Suffolk

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  Mike.Rush@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 511C
Boston, MA, 02133
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617-722-1348
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617-722-1071
Follow In My Legislature Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
HD.1936 An Act protecting veterans’ preference in hiring practices
HD.2682 An Act authorizing the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land known as Marie-Louise Kehoe Park to the town of Dedham
HD.3155 An Act expanding coverage of dental procedures
S.154 SD.1428 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 154) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.155 SD.1429 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to mobile wireless contracts and agreements. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.156 SD.1713 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 156) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.157 SD.1782 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 157) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to require licensed auto insurance damage appraisers to provide safety notices to the owners of damaged motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.307 SD.1440 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 307) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.308 SD.1486 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of Michael F. Rush, Marjorie C. Decker, James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen and invest in our educators, students, and communities. Education.
S.309 SD.1746 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 309) of Michael F. Rush, Timothy R. Whelan and Paul McMurtry for legislation to create an indoor active shooter gunshot detection and alerting system in schools. Education.
S.310 SD.1847 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Barbara A. L'Italien, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student safety in interscholastic athletic activities. Education.
S.362 SD.1431 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Michael F. Rush, James M. Murphy and Paul McMurtry for legislation to establish the adopt a senior program. Elder Affairs.
H.390 HD.257 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 390) of William M. Straus and Michael F. Rush relative to elections to fill vacancies in certain county positions. Election Laws.
S.482 SD.2025 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 482) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation relative to the re-use of soil for large reclamation projects. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.590 SD.1430 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 590) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to vacated foreclosed residential property. Financial Services.
S.749 SD.1441 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 749) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to ensure affordable housing in perpetuity. Housing.
H.905 HD.2068 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Paul McMurtry, Michael F. Rush and John H. Rogers relative to establishing a sick leave bank for Paul Geraghty, an employee of the Norfolk Superior Court department of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
S.940 SD.801 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to Forest Hills Cemetery. The Judiciary.
S.941 SD.1476 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Dean Campbell and Paul McMurtry for legislation to prohibit solicitation of a felony. The Judiciary.
S.942 SD.1686 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for John J. Monahan, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
S.1046 SD.1809 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1046) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1047 SD.1825 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1047) of Michael F. Rush and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1154 SD.1483 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1154) of Michael F. Rush, Josh S. Cutler and Daniel J. Ryan for legislation to support the equitable utilization of third party consultants in land use determinations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1262 SD.1425 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1262) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Cemeteries Board of Oversight. Public Health.
S.1263 SD.1432 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Michael F. Rush, Brendan P. Crighton, Geoff Diehl, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
S.1264 SD.1451 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1264) of Michael F. Rush, Timothy R. Whelan and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients. Public Health.
S.1265 SD.1472 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1265) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Edward F. Coppinger, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public safety and public health worker protections. Public Health.
S.1266 SD.1748 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1266) of Michael F. Rush, Richard J. Ross, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
S.1267 SD.1908 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1267) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to register virtual manufacturers. Public Health.
S.1356 SD.1446 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1356) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to promote business continuity and recovery after a disaster. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1357 SD.1456 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1357) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1358 SD.1901 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1358) of Michael F. Rush and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to fire safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1419 HD.1167 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1419) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Hua Tan, an employee of the Department of Public Health. Public Service.
S.1460 SD.1424 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1460) of Michael F. Rush, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to veteran creditable service for certain public retirees. Public Service.
S.1461 SD.1468 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Daniel J. Ryan, Edward F. Coppinger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to surviving family of emergency medical technicians. Public Service.
S.1462 SD.1691 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1462) of Michael F. Rush, Patricia A. Haddad, David F. DeCoste and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to public safety line of duty benefits. Public Service.
S.1463 SD.1806 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to civil service reserve lists. Public Service.
S.1464 SD.1868 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1464) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for non-public school service. Public Service.
H.1464 HD.3787 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Elizabeth Traphagen, an employee of the Department of Public Health. Public Service.
S.1465 SD.1906 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1465) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to veterans creditable service. Public Service.
S.1629 SD.1435 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1629) of Michael F. Rush, James M. Murphy and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
S.1630 SD.1438 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1630) of Michael F. Rush and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to create the Preservation of Historic Buildings Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1631 SD.1443 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1631) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors. Revenue.
S.1632 SD.1454 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1632) of Michael F. Rush, Leonard Mirra, Paul McMurtry and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to sales tax relief in the aftermath of an emergency. Revenue.
S.1633 SD.1455 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1633) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to promote business growth. Revenue.
H.1689 HD.1630 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1689) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush relative to municipal lease negotiations of the town of Dedham with the Department of Capital and Asset Management and Maintenance on behalf of the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office . State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1761 SD.1422 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry 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.1762 SD.1436 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1762) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to establish a commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1763 SD.1437 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1763) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1764 SD.1453 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1764) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to provide for efficient use of leased or rented property and prevent waste in use of leased or rented facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1765 SD.1479 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1765) of Michael F. Rush, Timothy R. Whelan, Jerald A. Parisella and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1766 SD.1480 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1766) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to observe Unites States Navy Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1981 SD.1464 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1981) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Edward F. Coppinger, Daniel Cullinane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the composition of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transporation. Transportation.
S.1982 SD.1488 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1982) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the used vehicle record book. Transportation.
S.1983 SD.1690 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1983) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to a special VFW Parkway master plan commission. Transportation.
S.1984 SD.1706 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1984) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Norwood as the Thomas J. Kewriga Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
S.1985 SD.1858 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1985) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Needham as the James J. Delaney II, UMSC Veterans Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
S.1986 SD.2028 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1986) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Dedham as the Honorable Kelly A. Timilty Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
S.2026 SD.1459 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2026) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Chynah Tyler, Edward F. Coppinger and other members of the General Court for legislation to update veterans’ burial expenses. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2027 SD.1803 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2027) of Michael F. Rush, William M. Straus, Paul McMurtry, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect veterans’ military medical and service records. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2028 SD.1804 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2028) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Paul McMurtry, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2029 SD.1808 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2029) of Michael F. Rush, John C. Velis, Paul R. Heroux, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to paid military leave. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2030 SD.1851 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Michael F. Rush, Jerald A. Parisella, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically needy veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
SD.2090 By Mr. Rush (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Russ Fleming for legislation relative to creditable service for state employees who served in the peace corps. Public Service. This bill is by request. *
* — indicates bill is by request.