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Dennis M. Canario

Democratic — Representative — District 71
Available Terms:
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

Dennis M. Canario represents House District 71 in the Rhode Island House, is a member of 0 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 409 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 8349

    AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS (Allows voters to change their party affiliation on or before the thirtieth day preceding a primary, and require the filing of financial statements thirty (30) days after organization of a campaign committee.)

  • HB 8333

    AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- THE GOOD SAMARITAN OVERDOSE PREVENTION ACT OF 2016 (Requires the director of the department of health to develop best practices for co-prescribing opioid antagonists to patients who are prescribed opioid analgesics and allows police and medical personnel to provide an opioid antagonist.)

  • HB 8342

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Have each public institution of postsecondary education establish a plan for addressing the mental health needs of its students. Each institution shall develop policies aimed at identifying a student exhibiting suicidal behavior or tendencies.)

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  • HB 8272

    AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- GENERAL PROVISIONS (Clarifies the application of elections law to financial town or district meetings.)

  • HB 8252

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SCHOOL SECURITY PERSONNEL EMPLOYMENT (Enables all persons with at least two (2) years law enforcement or military work experience to work as a school security employee regardless of the nature, source or amount of their other income.)

  • HR 8248

    House Resolution Recognizing The Week Of June 18Th - 24Th, 2018, As "National Pollinator Week" In The State Of Rhode Island

Recent Votes

HB 7090


Legislator Vote: Other

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


Legislator Vote: Other

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


Legislator Vote: Other

•••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: Other

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


Legislator Vote: Other

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