William W. O'Brien

  • Rhode Island
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 54

Sponsored Bills

HB 7117

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- STATE DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97--THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Requires district and independent charter schools to use a random selection process to select eligible public school students who would be invited to attend the charter school and allows a parent to decline the invitation.)

  • Introduced Jan 20 2022

HR 7118

HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFECTS AND IMPACT THAT HYBRID AND VIRTUAL LEARNING EMPLOYED DURING THE PANDEMIC HAS HAD ON THE ACHIEVEMENT RATES OF CHILDREN IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 12TH GRADE (Creates a 15 member commission to study, identify gaps, and provide plans to counter the impact of hybrid and virtual learning on achievement rates of children grades K-12th, and would report back by January 31, 2023, and expire on March 30, 2023.)

  • Introduced Jan 20 2022

HB 6655

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- ANTI-BULLYING BILL OF RIGHTS ACT (Same as 21H-5354 -- Creates the anti-bullying bill of rights act which would strengthen protection for students in schools who are victims of bullying.)

  • Introduced Jan 06 2022

HB 6658

AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS (Same as 21H-5213 -- Changes the rate of interest for underpayments of tax to prime rate plus six percent (6%). Also limits the assessment of interest to four (4) calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent.)

  • Introduced Jan 06 2022
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Recent Votes

Jun 23, 2021

Jan 06, 2022

O'Brien voted Other

SB 2005




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