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David A. Bennett

Democratic — Representative — District 20
Available Terms:
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

David A. Bennett represents House District 20 in the Rhode Island House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 496 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of one bills

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 7158

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Allows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.)

  • HB 7149

    AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - RHODE ISLAND COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING AND LAND USE ACT (Requires municipality comprehensive plans to include present and future interests of the school system including curriculum and instruction as well as buildings, transportation routes, fields, playgrounds, sidewalks, raised crosswalks and parking lots.)

  • HB 7135

    AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - HEARING AIDS (Increases insurance coverage for hearing aids from one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) to two thousand dollars ($2,000), per ear, every three years. In addition, the amount of insurance coverage would no longer be based on the age of the recipient.)

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  • HB 7138

    AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Provides a tax credit for community service hours provided by state residents to certain not for profit entities and municipal departments that are certified to issue credits for state community service volunteerism hours.)

  • HB 7170

    AN ACT RELATING TO FISH AND WILDLIFE -- HUNTING AND HUNTING SAFETY (Requires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.)

  • HB 7131

    AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - WATER SUPPLIERS (Exempts residential water customers over sixty-five (65) from paying surcharges on their basic water supply rate.)

Recent Votes

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HB 5529

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6789.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 68.0
HB 5634

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6181.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1418.0
HB 5224

PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6890.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 79.0
HB 5224

AS AMENDED

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6586.0
•••No: 45.0
•••Other: 68.0
HB 5882

IN CONCURRENCE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6282.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 1216.0
HB 5352

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6789.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 79.0
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