Delegate Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)

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Party
Republican
District
7: Counties of Floyd, Montgomery (part), and Pulaski (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2017
Committees
Appropriations, Militia, Police and Public Safety, Privileges and Elections
Age
48
Website
electnickrush.com
Twitter
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Copatroning Habits
89% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 82% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 73% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
22.2% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Business Journal: ?Coming soon to Jiffy Lube Live, other outdoor venues: Beer in cans

January 11, 2017
The bill, proposed by Del. Nick Rush, R-Christianburg, would allow canned wine and beer at ?venues of more than 20,000 persons ? located in Prince William County? ? that would be Jiffy Lube ? "or Virginia Beach." (That would be Veterans United Home ...

Roanoke Times: Del. Nick Rush now making the case for Southwest Virginia on House money committee

February 2, 2016
His appointment restores a committee seat the region lost when former delegate Onzlee Ware, now a judge, left office in 2013. Rush joins Poindexter as the only two Southwest Virginia representatives on the 22-member budget-writing panel. ?Nick's a ...

WDBJ7: Virginia Republicans respond to Tim Kaine's 'homecoming' rally in Richmond

August 1, 2016
Virginia Republicans respond to Tim Kaine's 'homecoming' rally in RichmondRepublican Delegate Nick Rush said Kaine is a good person but his views just aren't right for Virginia. He said he doesn't know what Kaine plans to speak about tonight, but the Virginia Senator does not have his support. "His support of Secretary ...and more »

WDBJ7: Governor reduces cuts to higher ed in new budget proposal

December 16, 2016
Montgomery County Delegate Nick Rush says he hopes improving revenues will allow lawmakers to restore the raise. "Now that it's recovered," Rush said of improving state revenues, "I'd like to see a pay increase instead of a bonus, but we're going to go ...and more »

WDBJ7: Passenger rail service a reachable goal for NRV group

August 16, 2016
"If you want to compete economically moving forward, the New River Valley Southwest Virginia has to be connected to the rest of the world," said Nick Rush, the 7th Virginia District delegate. "This rail service will go from Christiansburg to Washington ...

These are all of the video clips of Nick Rush’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2013. There are 8 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1171: Corrections, Board of; notification of tertiary care of prisoner.
  • HB1741: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge; designating as Virginia Route 114 bridge.
  • HB1742: License plates, special; changes fees for plates for certain veterans.
  • HB1743: Alcoholic beverage control; retail on-premises license for nonprofit cinema houses.
  • HB1744: Alcoholic beverage control; disposable containers.
  • HB1745: Restoration of firearms rights; report to State Police.
  • HB1746: Institutions of higher education; possession and administration of epinephrine.
  • HB2074: Income tax, state and corporate; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment.
  • HB2193: Personal property tax; business property.
  • HB2194: Noxious weeds; golden bamboo.
  • HB2211: Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund; investments of assets.
  • HB2354: Conflict of interests; school board employees.
  • HJ620: Commending the 82nd Airborne Division.
  • HJ706: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); tangible personal property tax; exemption.
  • HB377: Felons; restoration of firearms rights, report to State Police.
  • HB961: Higher educational institutions; alternative tuition or fee structures to students, report.
  • HB1010: Tire chains; Department of Transportation to require semitrailers to use from Oct. 15 to April 15.
  • HB1058: Veterinarians; exemption from licensure, practice of veterinary medicine.
  • HB1119: Motor vehicles; exhaust system in good working order.
  • HB1171: Corrections, Board of; notification of tertiary care of prisoner.
  • HB1291: Virginia Lottery; prohibits ticket courier services in the Commonwealth.
  • HB1322: Correctional officers; survey upon resignation, termination, or employment transition.
  • HJ133: Commending Kelly Brice Walters.
  • HJ152: Commending the Christiansburg Lions Club.
  • HJ196: Commending Wendell G. Peters.
  • HJ298: Commending Schaeffer Memorial Baptist Church.
  • HJ299: Commending Shannon Zeman.
  • HJ300: Commending Kadyn Camper.
  • HJ301: Commending J. T. Whitt.
  • HJ379: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HJ446: Commending James Earp.
  • HR243: Celebrating the life of James Edward Earp, Sr.
  • HB867: Prisoners; notification of tertiary care.
  • HB1145: Firearms; restoration of rights, report to State Police.
  • HB1480: Virginia Retirement System; creditable service for General Assembly members.
  • HB1481: ABC; farm wine produced by educational institutions exclusively for research, etc.
  • HB1482: Alcoholic beverage control; creates an art instruction studio license.
  • HB1483: Real property assessment; valuation for land preservation.
  • HB1621: Real property tax; notice of assessments.
  • HB1692: Higher educational institutions; alternative tuition or fee structures offered to students.
  • HB2183: Designating the Trooper Andrew Fox Memorial Bridge.
  • HB2214: Firearms; restoration of rights, report to Department of State Police.
  • HB2215: Prisoners; notification of tertiary care.
  • HB2269: Kenneth B. Gibson Memorial Park-and-Ride; designating as park-and-ride facility on Interstate 81.
  • HJ580: Commending the Newbern Community Christian Church and Glen Lyn Church of Christ Bible Bowl team.
  • HJ871: Commending Matt Hagan.
  • HR316: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HB866: Charter; Town of Christiansburg.
  • HB867: Prisoners; notification of tertiary care.
  • HB872: Interjurisdictional law-enforcement agreement; agreement may allow loan of unmarked police vehicles.
  • HB1077: Insurable interest requirement; annuity contracts.
  • HB1078: Virginia state lottery; lottery sales agent license suspension, etc.
  • HB1079: Virginia state lottery; changes name of Lottery Department, Lottery Board, and Lottery Fund.
  • HB1145: Firearms; restoration of rights, report to State Police.
  • HB1170: Stormwater management; separately built single-family residences.
  • HJ340: Commending the Floyd County High School softball team.
  • HJ341: Commending the Auburn High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ342: Commending Larry Shelor.
  • HJ343: Commending Richard Ballengee.
  • HJ405: Commending Dr. Vinod Chachra.
  • HJ5039: Commending the Christiansburg High School boys' indoor track and field team.
  • HJ5165: Commending the Tuxedo Pandas.
  • HJ5192: Commending Pulaski County High School.
  • HR166: Commending Caleb Shane Tanner.
  • HR167: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HB1484: Farm vehicles; extends travel distance limitation on unregistered vehicles used on seasonal basis.
  • HB1485: DMV registration; expiration and renewal.
  • HB1486: Insurance agents; requirements for continuing education.
  • HB1487: Computer Crimes Act; civil action for violation of Act, limitations period.
  • HB1488: Stormwater management program; delays date local governments will have to for administering.
  • HB1489: State employees; State Comptroller to process payroll on weekly basis.
  • HB1772: Department of Corrections; electronic notice.
  • HB2022: Voter registration list exchange; SBE shall request information to identify duplicate registrations.
  • HB2231: Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Fund; amount of financial assistance.
  • HB2310: Mountain ridge construction; locality to define height of tall buildings, etc.,for regulation.
  • HJ722: Celebrating the life of Andrew David Fox.
  • HJ799: Commending the Auburn High School girls' 92 volleyball team.
  • HJ800: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Andrew Dow Owens.
  • HJ837: Celebrating the life of John Tyrone Hairston.
  • HJ907: Celebrating the life of Thomas Cole Stone Ryan.
  • HJ968: Commending the Atlantic Coast Conference.
  • HR131: Commending the Dublin Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HB793: Drug treatment court; established in County of Montgomery.
  • HB794: Urban development areas; incorporation of areas optional rather than mandatory, etc.
  • HB795: Food and beverage tax; authorizes Floyd County to impose.
  • HB796: Health, State Board of; guidelines for cleanup of residential property used as clandestine drug lab.
  • HJ276: Commending United Auto Workers Local 2069.
  • HJ320: Celebrating the life of the Honorable James Robert Dobyns.
  • HJ329: Commending Doug Marrs.
  • HJ445: Commending Matt Hagan.
  • HR513: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Hall Fowler Sheffey.
  • HR537: Commending the Christiansburg High School boys' basketball team.