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Thomas J. Paolino

Republican — Senator — District 17
Available Terms:
  • 2017

Thomas J. Paolino represents Senate District 17 in the Rhode Island Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 102 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 2906

    AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS (Repeals the authorization for the town of Lincoln to establish municipal court (§ 45-2-51), and adopts an extensive authorization for the town of Lincoln to establish a municipal court – municipal housing court.)

  • SB 2802

    AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- MAIL BALLOTS (Requires that a person mailing a mail ballot be wither the spouse, guardian or relative by blood or marriage of the person voting by mail ballot.)

  • SB 2779

    AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS - GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS (Exempts school construction projects from green energy requirements.)

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  • SB 2800

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDINGS (Requires audio and video recordings of all open meetings of state and quasi-public agencies and bodies be transmitted to the secretary of state's office for posting on its website to be available for public access.)

  • SB 2804

    AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE REPARATIONS ACT (Provides uninsured and/or uninspected vehicles not operated within this or any state may avoid suspension/revocation registration if plates removed. Violators subject to fine up to $150.)

  • SB 2784

    AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - UNIFORM CONTROL SUBSTANCE ACT (Provides for physician/patient discussion regarding addiction and alternate treatment prior to initial and third opioid prescription.)

Recent Votes

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SB 2543

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 2133

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3286.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 2710

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 2540

Approval of Amendment

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 2540

Passage as Amended

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 2287

Passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
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