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
49
Website
electnickrush.com
Twitter
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Copatroning Habits
86% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 84% 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

Roanoke Times: Editorial: let's face it: Nobody cares about Southwest Virginia

April 30, 2017
Editorial: let's face it: Nobody cares about Southwest VirginiaIt was the lone Southwest Virginia legislator on the House Appropriations Committee ? Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg ? who came up with a new funding formula that provides at least temporary help. Even then, legislators from other parts of the state ...

Roanoke Times: Editorial: A rural agenda for either Democrats or Republicans

April 1, 2017
Instead, it was a Republican legislator ? Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg ? who authored at least a temporary solution. If Democrats won't do anything about a school funding crisis ? an issue that ought to be in their wheelhouse ? why should ...Editorial: What Democrats can learn at their 'rural retreat'The Daily Progressall 2 news articles »

WDBJ7: Phoenix Packaging announces expansion in Dublin

April 12, 2017
... for their commitment to Southwest Virginia and their contributions to our local economy.? "I'm glad to see the expansion of Phoenix Packaging Operations in Pulaski,? said Delegate Nick Rush. ?Job growth like this in Southwest Virginia is greatly ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Democrats, Tim Kaine push to retake rural Virginia

April 1, 2017
From Rockbridge to Franklin and Montgomery counties, only Dels. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge, Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, Kathy Byron, R-Bedford, and Sam Rasoul, D-Roanoke, don't face Democratic challengers. Byron has a Libertarian party challenger.and more »

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

February 2, 2016
Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, sits at his desk during the floor session of the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond on Friday. His appointment restores a committee seat the region lost when former delegate Onzlee Ware, now a judge, left office in ...

These are all of the video clips of Nick Rush’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2013. There are 13 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1171: Corrections, State 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: Higher educational institutions; 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 Act, State and Local Government; school board employees, Planning District 4.
  • 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.