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
87% 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: Delegate's bill would repeal nepotism rule for school hires

February 17, 2017
Delegate's bill would repeal nepotism rule for school hiresThe bill, introduced by Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, cleared the House and is scheduled to come before a Senate committee on Monday. Rush said the ban can discourage qualified people from running for school boards because they don't want to limit ...

Southwest Times: Pulaski represented at Old Dominion Assembly

February 1, 2017
The 2017 guest listed included Secretary Gooden of Agriculture and Forestry, Secretary Haymore of Commerce and Trade, Secretary Hazel of Health and Human Resources, Director of Virginia State Parks Craig Seaver, Delegate Nick Rush, Delegate Joseph ...

Roanoke Times: Bill advances for Grandin, Lyric theaters to sell alcohol to moviegoers

February 1, 2017
Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, proposed House Bill 1743 at their urging, but it would also apply to other nonprofit cinemas statewide. Operating a nonprofit movie theater is no easy task, especially considering so many of these small cinemas operate ...and more »

Southwest Times: 4-H'ers visit Capitol

February 16, 2017
4-H'ers visit CapitolThe day was spent visiting with Senator Ben Chafin and Delegate Nick Rush, taking a tour of the Capitol and touring the Holocaust Museum. The annual excursion provided 4-H'ers with educational opportunities to learn about Virginia history and government.

wtkr.com: Presidential candidates won't have to release tax returns to get on Virginia ballot

February 2, 2017
Presidential candidates won't have to release tax returns to get on Virginia ballotDemocratic Del. Mark Levine of Alexandria submitted HB 2444 after Donald Trump refused to make his tax returns public during the Republican nominee's successful presidential campaign last fall. It had been a tradition for presidential hopefuls to ...and more »

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, 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; 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.