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Transparency legislation proposed in Rhode Island.


Bill 22-11-7 Publication of legislator's voting records. Introduced February 26, 2008 by Representatives Pacheco, Story, Scott, Dennigan, and Ferri, this bill would publish the voting records of each legislator on the General Assembly Internet website. The voting records would include all votes cast on every bill in the committee and on the floor, the date of each vote, the description of each bill, and the total committee and floor votes cast. The fate of this bill will soon be known as the General Assembly session has concluded earlier this week.Duke 16:15, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

H-7627, introduced by Representative Nick Gorham. This bill requires the General Assembly to follow constitutional requirements for spending tax dollars; legislators would be required to include public input on such decisions. This bill has since been pulled for "further study" 11 July 2008 (UTC)