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Arthur J. Corvese

Democratic — Representative — District 55
Available Terms:
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

Arthur J. Corvese represents House District 55 in the Rhode Island House, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 509 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 7656

    AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Increases the exemption for retirement income from state income tax from $15,000 to $20,000 commencing in 2019.)

  • HB 7672

    AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - RETAIL LICENSES (Adds prepackaged cheeses to the items allowed for sale at Class A license holders premises in towns or cities of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants.)

  • HB 7659

    AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- CIGARETTE TAX-MINIMUM PRICE OF CIGARETTES (Requires that a fifteen percent (15%) minimum markup be added to the total cost of cigarettes sold by retailers in addition to any other taxes imposed by the state.)

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  • HB 7641

    AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- DOGS (Prohibits the sale of dogs under 8 weeks of age unless approval for sale in writing from a licensed Rhode Island veterinarian with violations subject to imprisonment not to exceed 12 months or $1,000, or both. Pounds and shelters are exempt.)

  • HB 7606

    AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS (Requires federal national criminal records check for applicants for a hackney's operator license or a transportation network operator or driver.)

  • HB 7637

    AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- MERIT SYSTEM (Allows a provisional employee in classified service, who has satisfactorily served in their position for more than five (5) consecutive years, to be deemed qualified to be awarded permanent status in that position, without the need of examination.)

Recent Votes

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HB 7253

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6688.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 912.0
HB 7188

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6688.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 912.0
HB 7189

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6688.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 912.0
HB 7065

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6080.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1520.0
HB 7187

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6080.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1520.0
HB 5529

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6789.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 68.0
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Sources

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