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James A. Seveney

Democratic — Senator — District 11
Available Terms:
  • 2017

James A. Seveney represents Senate District 11 in the Rhode Island Senate, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 101 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 2009

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Allows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.)

  • SB 2014

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF (Amends the Education and Property Tax Relief Act by setting the regionalization bonus at (2%) of the state's share of foundation education formula and by eliminating third year bonus provision.)

  • SB 2016

    AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Exempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in, another state.)

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  • SB 2011

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - CARETAKER ASSISTANCE AND RELIEF FOR ELDERLY (CARE) (Creates Caretaker Assistance and Relief for Elderly (CARE) program within div of elderly affairs/program svcs with payment up to $70/day for support svcs costs for qualified elders for caregivers, allowing families to work/pursue other individual needs.)

  • SB 2025

    AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- THE UNIFORMED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT (Expands drug awareness programs to high schools, directs funding from certain civil fines and mandates establishment of criteria for funding.)

  • SB 2027

    AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Possession, transportation, manufacture or sale of bump stock is punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and/or $15,000 fine.)

Recent Votes

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SB 356

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 1028

Passage

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2257.0
•••No: 923.0
•••Other: 718.0
SB 676

Approval of Amendment

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 676

Passage as Amended

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 410.0
SB 166

In Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 652

Passage as Amended

Legislator Vote: Yes

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

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