Delegate Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)

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7: Counties of Floyd, Montgomery (part), and Pulaski (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
General Laws, Militia, Police and Public Safety, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
90% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 92% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 74% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
22.2% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$21,098.57 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Dominion Leadership PAC Fredricksburg $2,178
National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. PAC CT $500
Virginia Cable Political Action Committee PAC Richmond $500
Virginia Hospital Association PAC Richmond $500
Virginia Society of Anesthesiologists PAC Richmond $500
Altria Client Services, Inc PAC Richmond $500
Kemper Consulting, Inc. PAC Norfolk $500
American Electric Power, Committee for Responsible Government PAC Columbus $500
HCA for Good Government PAC Richmond $500
Diageo North America PAC CT $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Rush proposes tuition discount for in-demand degrees

January 17, 2015
A proposal filed by Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, would reduce tuition for in-demand college degrees. Submitted just before the General Assembly began its session this week, Rush's bill would let public universities work with the State Council on ...

Augusta Free Press: House passes bills to make college more affordable

February 5, 2015
Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) gives students pursuing degrees in high-demand fields the option of a more affordable ?flat-fee degree.? Delegate Ben Cline (R-Rockbridge) sponsored legislation that establishes a new cooperative bachelor's degree program in ...and more »

Roanoke Times: New River Valley legislators rank low on gift list

January 24, 2015
Del. Joseph Yost, R-Pearisburg, dropped from $1,181 in 2013 to $1,050 in 2014. Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, went from $589 to $182. State Sen. Ralph Smith, R-Bedford County, had the area's only increase, reporting that he received money or items ...

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily: Virginia House passes bills easing college affordability

February 9, 2015
Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, sponsored legislation that enables students to earn a flat rate degree in high demand fields. The bill, sponsored by Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge, creates a discounted bachelor's degree program earned primarily through ...

Roanoke Times: Auburn Middle School program leads one student to funeral home

February 26, 2015
While she spent the day shadowing those at the funeral home, her classmate Carter Bailey spent the day observing a place he said was very much alive when he shadowed Virginia's 7th District Delegate Nick Rush during the General Assembly session.and more »

These are all of the video clips of Nick Rush’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2013. There are 7 video clips in all.


  • 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.