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Marvin L. Abney

Democratic — Representative — District 73
Available Terms:
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015

Marvin L. Abney represents House District 73 in the Rhode Island House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 177 bills.

2012 800.0

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 5731

    AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM - CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS (Requires the yearly state contribution to the pension system not be reduced until the fund ratio meets or exceeds eighty percent (80%).)

  • HB 5655

    AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Prohibits any individual convicted of domestic violence or subject to a restraining order, from possessing a firearm.)

  • HB 5727

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - RHODE ISLAND SMALL BUSINESS MINORITY LENDING PROGRAM (Changes the due date to April 30, 2015 for a report from the Rhode Island commerce corporation that identifies options for programs providing access to capital for small businesses.)

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  • HB 5698

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - SCHOOL COMMITTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS - MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM (Authorizes the Middletown school committee to review and approve paid advertising and business sponsorship opportunities that use or may be located on school district property.)

  • HB 5554

    AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- CHILD CARE-STATE SUBSIDIES (Provides a higher rate of reimbursement to certain licensed child care providers or centers who have a valid National Child Care Accreditation.)

  • HB 5558

    AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - BUDGET COMMISSIONS (Provide that a city or town in receivership or bankruptcy may have the costs associated with the receivership or bankruptcy that are owed to the state reduced by (20%) for each year that the municipality is in conformity with the bankruptcy plan.)

Recent Votes

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HB 5420

SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6992.0
•••No: 34.0
•••Other: 34.0
HB 5421

SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6992.0
•••No: 34.0
•••Other: 34.0
HB 5312

ALCOHOL-RETAIL LICENSES

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7397.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 22.0
HB 5041

RELATING TO THE TOWN OF COVENTRY

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7296.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 34.0
HB 5129

N. KINGSTOWN HOME RULE CHARTER

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7194.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 45.0
HB 5199

RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH PROGRAM

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7194.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 45.0
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Sources

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