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James A. Seveney

Democratic — Senator — District 11
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  • 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 91 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1005

    AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - LOCAL PLANNING BOARD OR COMMISSION (Requires that members of local planning boards and commissions receive two (2) hours of training on issues related to development in flood plains and the effects of sea level rise once every two (2) years.)

  • SB 1000

    AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE (Designates October 23 of each year as a day to commemorate the nine Rhode Island marines killed in the 1983 terrorist attack in Beirut, Lebanon.)

  • SB 1004

    AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE - DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE (Changes the recognition of Viet Nam Veterans' Day from May 15 to March 29 in order to correspond to the federal observance of this day.)

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  • SB 1008

    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - RHODE ISLAND SAILING EVENTS COMMISSION (Creates the Rhode Island Sailing Events Commission in order to attract amateur and professional marine events in Rhode Island.)

  • SB 985

    AN ACT RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS -- NEW RHODE ISLAND VETERANS HOME CONFERENCE ROOM (Names one of the two (2) new conference rooms at the Rhode Island Veterans Home as the "S. Michael Minutelli Memorial Conference Room".)

  • SB 975

    AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- FIREFIGHTERS' ARBITRATION (Relieves bargaining agent from obligation to represent firefighters who have not maintained membership for 90 days prior to grievance event.)

Recent Votes

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SB 1011

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 373

In Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3391.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SR 1002

LICENSURE COMPACT

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1003

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 207

In Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1005

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3389.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 25.0
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