Valarie J. Lawson

  • Rhode Island
  • Senator
  • Democrat
  • District 14

Sponsored Bills


SR 3054

Senate Resolution Congratulating And Thanking Kathryn Crowley, Superintendent Of The East Providence Public Schools, On The Occasion Of Her Retirement

  • Introduced Jun 21 2022

SB 2955

AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Allows the city of East Providence to adopt a tax exemption classification for disabled veterans who have a disability rating of less than one hundred percent (100%).)

  • Introduced May 19 2022
  • 06/27/2022 Signed by Governor Jun 27 2022

SB 2959

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EAST PROVIDENCE TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES IN THE CITY BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $148,000,000 BONDS, NOTES AND/OR OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 48.5% 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 City of East Providence to issue bonds and notes in an amount not exceeding $148,000,000 to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities.)

  • Introduced May 19 2022
  • 07/06/2022 Effective without Governor's signature Jul 06 2022

SB 2949

AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- CAUSE OF ACTION (Removes the statute of limitations for actions based on sexual abuse or exploitation of a child and would make eligible previously time barred actions.)

  • Introduced May 18 2022
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Recent Votes


Jun 23, 2022

Lawson voted Yes

SB 2855

Pass

Passage

Lawson voted Yes

SB 3043

Pass

Passage

Jun 24, 2022

Lawson voted Yes

SB 2551

Pass

Passage


Sources

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