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Joseph S. Almeida

Democratic — Representative — District 12
Available Terms:
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

Joseph S. Almeida represents House District 12 in the Rhode Island House, is a member of 0 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 376 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 8357

    AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PUBLIC HEALTH AND WORKPLACE SAFETY ACT (Amends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.)

  • HB 8355

    AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS (Entitles person to have criminal conviction records expunged if the offense is decriminalized subsequent to the conviction.)

  • HR 8336

    House Resolution Recognizing And Honoring Providence Police Chief, Colonel Hugh T. Clements, On His Induction Into The Class Of 2018 "Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall Of Fame"

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  • HB 8321

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Directs the department of health to establish and inspection and evaluation program and establish rules and regulations regarding air quality in elementary and secondary schools.)

  • HB 8293

    AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Exempts two locations in the city of Providence from the objection provisions afforded to schools and churches as adjoining property owners of prospective liquor license holders.)

  • HB 8251

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- COMMISSION ON STANDARDS AND TRAINING (Requires police officers receive mental health training in compliance with commission certified standards for persons suffering from mental illness/substance use disorder/intellectual/developmental disabilities.)

Recent Votes

HB 7090


Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 4965.0
•••No: 1722.0
•••Other: 912.0
HB 7795


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6586.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1013.0
HB 7124


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5269.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 2330.0
HB 7223


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6789.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 810.0
HB 7719


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6688.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 912.0
HB 7080


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6485.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 1013.0
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