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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 209 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 3004

    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.)

  • SB 3003

    AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS (Directs the department of education to utilize the federal government's Troops to Teachers program, and would further provide that the implementation of the program would be contingent on federal funding.)

  • SB 2946

    AN ACT RELATING TO AERONAUTICS -- AIRPORTS AND LANDING FIELDS (Extends DOT authority to lease airport property to 50 years. Increase to 9 the directors on the airport corporation board.)

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  • SR 2868

    JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL JOINT TASK FORCE TO STUDY ELDERLY ABUSE AND FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION (Creates a 9 member task force to study the prevalence and impact of elder abuse and exploitation and make recommendations on policies and legislation, and who would report back to the General Assembly by February 1, 2019, and expire on June 30, 2019.)

  • SR 2860

    Senate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Labor And Training, Working In Collaboration With The Rhode Island Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals, Rhode Island Department Of Education, Rhode Island Executive Office Of Health And Human Services, And Rhode Island Department Of Human Services To Employ It'S Real Pathways Program To Contribute To The Accomplishment Of Specific Goals

  • SB 2819

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- QUASI-PUBLIC CORPORATIONS ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY ACT (Mandates that quasi-public corporations limit the use of all funds/property to perform the function/service for which the quasi-public corporation was created. Prohibits the transfer or reallocations of funds held by a quasi-public corporation.)

Recent Votes

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SB 2330

In Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3183.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 3003

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3286.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 2854

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2772.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1027.0
SB 3006

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3286.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 2617

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2772.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1027.0
SB 2024

PREVENTION ACT OF 2016

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2772.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1027.0
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Sources

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