James A. Seveney

  • Rhode Island
  • Senator
  • Democrat
  • District 11

District Office

72 Macomber Lane Portsmouth, RI 02871

Email sen-Seveney@rilegislature.gov

Phone 401-683-3046

Serving District 11

Sponsored Bills


SB 2845

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $65,900,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, ADDITIONS, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE TOWN, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 35% FOR EXPENDITURES ELIGIBLE FOR STATE AID AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY ANY GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY CAPITAL FUND (Authorizes the town of Portsmouth to issue bonds and notes to finance the construction, additions, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities throughout the town.)

  • Introduced Mar 12 2020
  • 06/18/2020 Referred to House Finance Jun 18 2020

SB 2790

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Removes funding requirement from department of elementary and secondary education.)

  • Introduced Mar 12 2020

SB 2787

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Amends the local share of education funding to be paid to charter public schools based on a comparison of performance data between the specific school from which the student is coming and the specific charter school that will be receiving the student.)

  • Introduced Mar 12 2020

SB 2782

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CURRICULUM [SEE TITLE 19 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT] (Provides for a minimum standard for the public education system.)

  • Introduced Mar 12 2020
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Recent Votes


Feb 13, 2020

Feb 11, 2020

Seveney voted Yes

SB 2090

Pass

Passage

Feb 25, 2020

Seveney voted Yes

SB 2231

Pass

Passage


Sources

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