Michael J. Rodrigues Senator

D Westport
Michael J. Rodrigues

Addresses

State House
Room 213B
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1114
Fax: 617-722-1498
Email: Michael.Rodrigues@masenate.gov
District Office
One Government Center
Fall River , MA 02722
Phone: 508-646-0650
Fax: 508-646-0656
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2637 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Anne M. Gobi, Viriato M. deMacedo, David F. DeCoste and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify firearms oversight. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
HD4113 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to authorize public school districts to make the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System exam available to non-public school students. Education.
HD4989 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carole A. Fiola, Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Freetown as the Senator Joan M. Menard bridge. Transportation.
H.226 HD609 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 226) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to secondary metals dealings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.327 SD654 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to further narrow the achievement gap. Education.
H.396 HD1547 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 396) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to providing expanded learning time for students. Education.
H.404 HD1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
S.416 SD1077 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 416) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419 SD1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.502 SD985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
S.530 SD476 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to group market plans for automobile and homeowners insurance. Financial Services.
S.531 SD477 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 531) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to special insurance brokers and continuous affidavits. Financial Services.
S.532 SD478 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 532) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to non-payment of insurance premiums from escrowed funds by lending institutions. Financial Services.
S.561 SD1307 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 561) of James T. Welch, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael J. Rodrigues and James B. Eldridge for legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.627 SD234 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 627) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Carolyn C. Dykema, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.646 HD1133 By Representative Cusack of Braintree and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 646) of Mark J. Cusack, Michael Moore and others relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.903 SD1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.962 SD315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.969 SD878 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tackey Chan, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.994 SD498 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to workers' compensation coverage for officers of non-profit associations. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1068 HD3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.1155 SD1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1181 SD560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
S.1207 SD311 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Marc R. Pacheco, William M. Straus, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Public Health.
S.1334 SD951 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1334) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assessments made by the state board of retirement to certain regional school districts. Public Service.
S.1526 SD538 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1526) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues and Leah Cole for legislation to equalize the Department of Revenue interest rates. Revenue.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
S.2049 SD2245 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2049) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michael J. Rodrigues and Keiko M. Orrall for legislation to authorize the town of Lakeville to convey certain property to the city of Taunton. [COMMITTEE].
S.2198 Resolutions (filed by Ms. Chandler, Messrs. Tarr, Rosenberg, Brady, Barrett, and Brownsberger, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Creem, Messrs. deMacedo, DiDomenico and Donnelly, Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Downing, Eldridge and Fattman, Ms. Flanagan, Forry and Gobi, Mr. Humason, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Joyce, Keenan and Lesser, Ms. L'Italien and Lovely, Messrs. McGee, Montigny and Moore, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Messrs. Rodrigues and Ross, Ms. Spilka, Messrs. Timilty, Welch and Wolf) “congratulating Senator Marc R. Pacheco on being conferred the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star for services to the Republic of Austria.”
S.2458 SD2588 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Ellen Story Commission on Postpartum Depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2881 HD3217 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2881) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to encourage the development of clean energy security, energy diversity and economic growth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3252 HD1892 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3252) of Carole A. Fiola and others relative to criminal record checks for referees. The Judiciary.
H.3414 HD1897 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3414) of Carole A. Fiola and others relative to the maintenance and upkeep of the Freetown-Fall River State Forest. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3509 HD1042 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3509) of Brian R. Mannal and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a multi-agency task force to combat illegal tobacco sales. Revenue.
H.3573 HD3900 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3573) of Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) that the town of Somerset be authorized to increase the allowable expenditure limit of a fire department emergency medical services revolving fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3623 HD3721 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to capturing and trapping furbearing mammals. House Rules.
H.3746 HD3914 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
H.3750 HD4114 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Wendy Savary, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance. Public Service.
H.3840 HD4229 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and Michael J. Rodrigues relative to establishing a sick leave bank for Lucia R. Dias, an employee of the Bristol County House of Correction. Public Service.
H.4075 HD4569 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to designate the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument located in Bicentennial Park in the city of Fall River as the official Gold Star Families Memorial Monument of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4189 HD4675 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carole A. Fiola and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Laurie Godwin, an employee of the Department of Youth Services. Public Service.
H.4466 HD4859 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul K. Frost, Michael O. Moore and others relative to fines and punishment for committing assault or assault and battery on law enforcement officers while in the performance of their duties. The Judiciary.
H.4538 HD4881 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to designate a certain boat launch in the town of Somerset as the William and Harold Meehan memorial boat launch. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Personal Information

Profession: Self-employed

Education & Public Service

  • Southeastern Massachusetts University, B.S.
  • Westport Democratic Town Committee
  • Westport Finance Committee (1987-1994, Chairman 1992-1994)
  • Mass. House (1996-2010)
  • Mass. Senate (2011-present)
First Bristol and Plymouth -- Consisting of the city of Fall River and the towns of Freetown, Somerset, Swansea and Westport in the county of Bristol; and the towns of Lakeville and Rochester in the county of Plymouth.