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William W. O'Brien

Democratic — Representative — District 54
Available Terms:
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

William W. O'Brien represents House District 54 in the Rhode Island House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 477 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HR 6379

    HOUSE RESOLUTION REINSTATING AND EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO ASSESS AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA AND/OR READING DISABILITIES (Reinstates the life and extends the reporting and expiration dates of the commission to assess and make recommendations on the educational needs of children with Dyslexia and/or reading disabilities, to June 14, 2018, and expires on October 18, 2018.)

  • HB 6375

    AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE HOSPITAL CONVERSIONS ACT (Provides that a release of a joint tortfeasor in a judicially approved settlement of claims relating to the St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island Retirement Plan shall not discharge other joint tortfeasors unless it so provides.)

  • HB 6359

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CARDIAC ARREST PREVENTION IN SCHOOL SPORTS (Addresses the potential for sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes by raising awareness of the symptoms ad requiring medical evaluations.)

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  • HB 6312

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS BOARD (Creates a reporting requirement for the commissioners of education and the council on elementary and secondary education concerning teacher training and the effect of new regulations.)

  • HB 6314

    AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Allows a pound or animal shelter to put an animal up for adoption after ten (10) days if it has a tag or after five (5) days if it has no tag.)

  • HR 6281

    House Resolution Congratulating Kristin Hayes-Leite On Being Named The Rhode Island Teacher Of The Year

Recent Votes

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HB 6376

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6485.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1114.0
HB 6386

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6485.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1114.0
HB 6377

RELATING TO EDUCATION - TUITION

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6384.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1216.0
HB 5709

IN CONCURRENCE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6890.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 79.0
HB 5646

IN CONCURRENCE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7093.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 56.0
HB 6304

PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7093.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 56.0
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Sources

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