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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 94 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1023

    AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE -- DISCLOSURE BY THE STATE INVESTMENT COMMISSIONS OF PERFORMANCE AND EXPENSES OF RETIREMENT SYSTEM INVESTMENT MANAGERS (Requires the general treasurer to maintain its transparent treasury initiative to assist the public in accessing information regarding how state pension investments are managed and performing.)

  • SB 1024

    AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Creates an "Operation Stand Down RI" registration plate to benefit struggling and/or homeless veterans.)

  • SB 1014

    AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Linda Bohmbach to join Caitlin Leigh Briggs and Keith Michael Santos in marriage on or about October 7, 2017, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.)

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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.)

Recent Votes

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SB 952

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 949

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 902

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3489.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 410.0
SB 1027

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 718.0
SB 1029

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2771.0
•••No: 615.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 166

In Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 615.0
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Sources

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