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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
HD3884 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards. Transportation.
HD3941 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others relative to prescription drugs. Public Health.
HD3942 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others relative to prescription drugs for MassHealth enrollees. Public Health.
S.26 SD236 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 26) of Karen E. Spilka, Anthony W. Petruccelli, John Hart, Jr., James F. Burke, Jr., Mass. Sheriff's Assoc. and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.32 SD420 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 32) of John Hart, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening early support and education . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.51 SD1034 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 51) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63 HD48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.114 SD191 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Rodrigues, David T. Vieira, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to futher regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.228 SD1052 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 228) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael J. Rodrigues, David T. Vieira, Denise C. Garlick and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional school district capital project funding. Education.
S.231 SD323 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 231) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John J. Lawn, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to require all coaches to have cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification . Education.
H.248 HD1823 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 248) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to secondary metals dealings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.251 SD1460 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 251) of Richard T. Moore, Mark C. Montigny, Michael J. Rodrigues, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to automated external defibrillators. Education.
S.266 SD1148 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Michael F. Rush, Patricia A. Haddad, Thomas M. McGee, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to require instruction in CPR and the use of defibrillators for high school graduation. Education.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.282 SD857 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of James T. Welch, Michael J. Rodrigues, Carlos Henriquez, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CPR and AED certification for athletic coaches. Education.
S.288 SD1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.321 HD304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.379 SD269 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen L. DiNatale, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.380 SD769 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food trusts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.388 SD792 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 388) of Marc R. Pacheco, Kay Khan and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to prohibit the sale, installation and disposal of mercury thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.416 HD46 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 416) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to require instruction in CPR and the use of defibrillators as a prerequisite for a high school diploma. Education.
S.463 SD12 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 463) of Michael O. Moore and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to group market plans for automobile and homeowners insurance. Financial Services.
S.464 SD13 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of Michael O. Moore and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to special insurance brokers and continuous affidavits. Financial Services.
S.465 SD14 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 465) of Michael O. Moore and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to liability coverage under the Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Association. Financial Services.
S.497 SD896 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 497) of James T. Welch, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael J. Finn, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
H.508 HD182 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 508) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to assist school districts in developing a program to identify and serve pupils with light-based reading difficulties, such as scotopic sensitivity. Education.
S.554 SD1499 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Richard T. Moore, Kay Khan, Anne M. Gobi, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
S.656 SD1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
H.715 HD789 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.717 HD791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.718 SD701 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 718) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Martin J. Walsh, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation relating to assault and battery on public employees. The Judiciary.
H.719 HD1187 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 719) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to establishing a comprehensive waste managment hierarchy in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756 HD3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.882 SD488 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a domestic workers bill of rights. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.908 SD777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909 SD781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.946 SD1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.989 HD1737 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to Lyme disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
S.1003 SD231 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
S.1079 SD1455 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1079) of Richard T. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to nurses and medications. Public Health.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189 SD632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1260 SD431 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1260) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michael J. Rodrigues, William M. Straus and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation relative to establishing binding arbitration for Bristol County correction officers. Public Service.
H.1287 HD2976 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to clarifying procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1334 SD798 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1334) of Barry R. Finegold, Michael R. Knapik, Michael J. Rodrigues and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation to update the research and development tax credit. Revenue.
H.1341 HD3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1525 HD2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1560 HD1916 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling. The Judiciary.
S.1854 SD1865 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce J. Ayers, Jay F. Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.1880 SD1896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1886 SD1892 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1911 SD1920 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Richard T. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Katherine M. Clark, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the status of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1914 SD1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
S.1959 SD1927 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Ruth B. Balser, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1979 SD1962 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Matthew A. Beaton, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2002 HD690 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2131 HD1144 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Michael A. Costello and others relative to establishing a prepaid wireless enhanced 911 surcharge. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2138 HD2668 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to the training and hiring standards for municipal police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2181 HD2705 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the lawful sale of ammunition from companies outside of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2182 HD2707 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to unfair or deceptive acts or practices concerning the lawful sale of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2183 HD2720 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for issuance of firearms identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2184 HD2724 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2184) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to remove failure to notify the Criminal History Systems Board of a change of address as a cause for revocation or suspension of a firearms identification card. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2312 HD1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.3119 HD296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3264 HD1926 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3265 HD1940 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3265) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the renewal of expired firearms licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3266 HD2693 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit counties, cities or towns from adopting ordinances or regulations concerning lawful firearms, ammunition or ammunition component rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3267 HD2694 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3267) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law regulating the carrying of unloaded rifles or shotguns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3268 HD2695 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3268) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3269 HD2697 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the licensing of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3270 HD2700 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to previous convictions for persons making application for firearms licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3271 HD2703 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3271) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize the Colonel of the State Police, or persons authorized by him, to issue temporary license to carry firearms to certain nonresidents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3272 HD2712 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the terms of firearm licenses and exempting certain persons from paying firearms license renewal fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3273 HD2717 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3273) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to illegal firearms sales to aliens and unsupervised youth firearm training and the penalties for violations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3274 HD2728 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3274) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the ban on assault weapons and large capacity feeding devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3275 HD2953 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3275) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3276 HD2954 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3525 HD3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3825 HD3965 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mandated treatment and monitoring of nonviolent offenders with substance addictions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.4027 HD4206 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4027) of Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) that the town of Somerset be authorized to establish the position of appointed town treasurer-collector of said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

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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)
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