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Ryan W. Pearson

Democratic — Senator — District 19
Available Terms:
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

Ryan W. Pearson represents Senate District 19 in the Rhode Island Senate, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 307 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 973

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE (Authorizes the RI health benefit exchange to seek a waiver under the Affordable Care Act, allow qualified small business owners/sole proprietors to purchase qualified health benefit plans offered by the exchange & not be forced into the individual market.)

  • SR 959

    Senate Resolution Recognizing "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2017

  • SB 946

    AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO ISSUE BONDS AND NOTES IN AN AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING $60,000,000 TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, REHABILITATION, REPAIR, IMPROVEMENTS, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF AND/OR ADDITIONS TO LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL AND SCHOOL FACILITIES IN THE TOWN (Allows the town of Lincoln to issue $60,000,000 in bonds for school construction and renovation, subject to voter approval.)

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  • SB 920

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Provides for a reduction to local per pupil funding for state-operated schools that do not have teachers who participate in the state teacher's retirement system.)

  • SB 884

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - ESTABLISHMENT OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS (Provides that a charter public school that operates or will operate elementary school grades, middle school grades or high school grades shall be considered a network charter school notwithstanding the facility or the administration of the school.)

  • SB 903

    AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Amends the number of occasions upon which a Class A license holder under this chapter may dispense unlimited samples of wine products.)

Recent Votes

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SB 1022

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 563

In Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2976.0
•••No: 410.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 971

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3489.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 410.0
SB 734

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 652

Approval of Amendment

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2771.0
•••No: 410.0
•••Other: 718.0
SB 652

Passage as Amended

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
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