James A. Seveney

  • Rhode Island
  • Senator
  • Democrat
  • District 11

District Office #1

72 Macomber Lane Portsmouth, RI 02871

Phone 401-683-3046

Serving District 11

Sponsored Bills

SB 1003

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 974 OF THE PUBLIC LAWS OF 1940, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE STONE BRIDGE FIRE DISTRICT AND TO FURNISH A SUPPLY OF WATER FOR THE TOWN OF TIVERTON" (Authorizes the Stone Bridge fire district to borrow up to $100,000 in funds to meet specific short-term financial obligations.)

  • Introduced Jun 30 2021
  • 07/14/2021 Effective without Governor's signature Jul 14 2021

SB 982

AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - VETERANS EXEMPTIONS (Extends the veterans exemption from property tax to any member who served in uniform during the Cold War between 1947 through 1991, even if they did not serve in a declared war or conflict.)

  • Introduced Jun 25 2021
  • 07/14/2021 Signed by Governor Jul 14 2021

SR 58

JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $500,000 IN RESTRICTED RECEIPT FUNDING IN THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS (Imposes a two hundred fifty dollar ($250) substance abuse education assessment for any conviction of driving under the influence or a violation for refusal to submit to a breathalyzer.)

  • Introduced Jan 19 2021
  • 07/09/2021 Signed by Governor Jul 09 2021

SB 896

AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (Establishes the twelve (12) member broadband council to create a plan to increase the use of broadband service in the state. A broadband coordinator is to be designated in Commerce RI to access federal funds and coordinate with the council.)

  • Introduced May 14 2021
  • 05/27/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study May 27 2021
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Recent Votes

Jun 30, 2021

Seveney voted Yes

SB 360




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