Senator Samuel W. Bell

District 5 (Providence), 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 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Passage as Amended N
March 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Approval of Amendment Y
March 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Call to Question NV
March 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Approval of Amendment Y
March 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Approval of Amendment Y
March 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Approval of Amendment Y
March 13, 2019 S250 SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE FOR YEARS 2019-2020
Approval of Amendment Y
March 13, 2019 S427 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION
Increases the number of years that the town of West Greenwich may enter into tax stabilization agreements from ten (10) to twelve (12).
Passage R
March 12, 2019 S251 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAX--NON-COLLECTING RETAILERS, REFERRERS, AND RETAIL SALE FACILITATORS ACT
Extends requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection of the sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their state.
Passage Y
March 07, 2019 S311 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF NORTH KINGSTOWN
Ratifies amendments to the Home Rule charter of the town of North Kingstown adopted and approved by the electors of the town of North Kingstown on November 6, 2018.
Passage Y
March 07, 2019 S222 AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF NORTH SMITHFIELD
Ratifies the Home Rule Charter amendments adopted and approved by the electors of North Smithfield on November 6, 2018.
Passage Y
March 07, 2019 S150 AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - JOHNSTON PLANNING BOARD
Authorizes the Johnston town council to add two (2) alternate members to its planning board.
Passage N
March 07, 2019 S149 AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF BARRINGTON - VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER
Ratifies and validates the amendments to the Barrington Home Rule Charter which were approved by the electors of the town of Barrington at the polls on November 6, 2018.
Passage Y
March 07, 2019 S70 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Middletown, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Middletown on November 6, 2018.
Passage Y
March 05, 2019 S380 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - RETAIL LICENSES
Adds prepackaged cheeses to the items allowed for sale at Class A license holders premises in towns or cities of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants.
Passage Y
March 05, 2019 S38 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES
Exempts property located at 122 North Main Street in the city of Woonsocket from the provision requiring it to be located a certain distance from objectors/schools/churches regarding the issuance of retail liquor licenses.
Passage Y
February 26, 2019 S139 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE DISCHARGE PLANNING
Amends current law so that, as part of a comprehensive discharge plan, a hospital would be allowed to try to contact the patient's emergency contact and the recovery coach, in accordance with federal law.
Passage Y
February 13, 2019 S242 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - RHODE ISLAND UNINSURED PROTECTION FUND
Provides that the provisions of § 28-53-7 which addresses payments from the uninsured protection fund to employees of uninsured employers, would apply to injuries that occur on or after September 1, 2019.
Passage Y
February 13, 2019 S37 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- VIDEO-LOTTERY GAMES, TABLE GAMES AND SPORTS WAGERING
Authorizes and provide for online sports wagering through authorized hosting facilities in Rhode Island.
Passage N
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