Senator M. Teresa Paiva Weed

District 13 (Jamestown, Newport), Democrat

Committees

Recent votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For official vote tallies, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of each vote.

Date Bill Vote type Vote
March 30, 2017 S531 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2017-2018
Passage as Amended Y
March 30, 2017 S531 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2017-2018
Approval of Amendment Y
March 30, 2017 S170 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE GOOD SAMARITAN OVERDOSE PREVENTION AT OF 2016
Adds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Act.
Passage Y
March 28, 2017 S373 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES
Requires that any applicant or holder of a retail license for the sale of alcoholic beverages be required to file a certificate of insurance evidencing liability insurance coverage in certain minimum amounts.
Passage NV
March 28, 2017 S281 AN ACT RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE REPEALER
Creates joint committee to compile suggestions for repeal of statutes, regulations, and executive orders.
Passage NV
March 28, 2017 S278 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL LAW - PAROLE BOARD
Prospectively limits appointments and reappointments to the parole board to 3 years.
Passage NV
March 28, 2017 S70 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINALS - CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS - PAROLE BOARD
Requires that parole board members appointed by the governor require the advice and consent of the senate.
Passage NV
March 28, 2017 S20 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BARBERS, HAIRDRESSERS, COSMETICIANS, MANICURISTS AND ESTHETICIANS
Permits grandfathering the licensing of barbers, hairdressers, cosmeticians, manicurists and estheticians on the basis of work experience or work in another state.
Passage NV
March 23, 2017 S257 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION
Exempts from taxation the Artic Playhouse located at 1249 Main Street in West Warwick.
Passage Y
March 15, 2017 S195 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES
Permits the Providence licensing board to issue a Class C liquor license for premises at 215 Dean Street.
Passage Y
March 15, 2017 S482 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF JAMESTOWN
Validates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Jamestown, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Jamestown on November 8, 2016.
Passage Y
March 15, 2017 S478 AN ACT RELATING TO THE CUMBERLAND FIRE DISTRICT
Establishes that membership on the Cumberland Fire District Fire Committee constitutes holding a public office and that the elections of the Fire Committee are governed by state election laws.
Passage Y
March 15, 2017 S162 AN ACT RELATING TO THE COVENTRY FIRE DISTRICT
Changes the date of the annual meeting of the Coventry Fire District from the second Tuesday of December to the second Wednesday of November.
Passage Y
March 15, 2017 S243 SENATE RESOLUTION REAFFIRMING THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN RHODE ISLAND AND TAIWAN, ENHANCING BILATERAL RELATIONS, AND SUPPORTING TAIWAN IN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
Passage Y
March 09, 2017 S30 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM
Includes a tax sale as a transfer of property ownership that would trigger the past due balances of any PACE assessment.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S284 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- CONTRACTORS' BONDS
Prohibits state, general contractors, and construction managers from withholding a retainer of more than five percent (5%) from public works contracts.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S239 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - ELECTRICIANS - TRADES LICENSING - PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS
Each individual violating law governing electricians, plumbers, and other trades constitutes a separate offense for firms/corporations.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S164 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN
Validates and ratify an amendment to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Middletown, which amendment was adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Middletown on November 8, 2016.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S161 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN
Ratifies and validates the amendment to the South Kingstown Home Rule Charter which was approved by the electors of the town of South Kingstown at the polls on November 8, 2016.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S158 AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - LOCAL PLANNING BOARD OR COMMISSION
Permits the Barrington town council to appoint two alternate members to the planning board.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S157 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF EAST GREENWICH
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of East Greenwich, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of East Greenwich on November 8, 2016.
Passage Y
March 08, 2017 S48 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF BURRILLVILLE
Validates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Burrillville, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Burrillville on November 8, 2016.
Passage Y
March 02, 2017 S77 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING RESTRICTIONS
Creates a prohibition on parking in electric vehicle charging stations without using the charging apparatus.
Passage Y
February 16, 2017 S168 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS
Requires a real estate broker to release customer or client funds in an escrow account as instructed by the parties to a failed real estate transaction, within ten (10) days of receipt of a written release.
Passage Y
February 16, 2017 S57 AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- FEES
Raises the jurors' fees for each day's attendance on the superior court to twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per day commencing July 1, 2018 and increases to thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per day commencing July 1, 2019 and thereafter.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S11 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GENERAL PROVISIONS
Clarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S10 AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--COURTS -- SUPERIOR COURT DIVERSION
Creates superior court diversion program, imposing certain service and screening conditions on defendants in return for exoneration of charges.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S9 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINALS - CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS - PAROLE, MEDICAL PAROLE, COMMUNITY CONFINEMENT, AND CORRECTIONAL IMPACTS
Amends certain provisions of the general laws pertaining to parole, medical parole, and community confinement.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S8 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SENTENCE AND EXECUTION
Makes various changes to the sentencing and execution guidelines for purposes of criminal procedure and would add new conditions of criminal probation.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S7 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION
Amends provisions of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S6 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - CORRECTIONS - BATTERERS INTERVENTION PROGRAMS AND PROBATION SUPERVISION
Creates a batterers intervention program fund and also adopts evidence-based probation and parole supervision systems.
Passage Y
February 02, 2017 S5 JOINT RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THAT ALL BRANCHES OF STATE GOVERNMENT CONTINUE TO COLLABORATE ON POLICY ACTIONS AND INVESTMENTS TO IMPLEMENT THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT INITIATIVE FACILITATED BY THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS JUSTICE CENTER
Passage Y
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