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Representative John M. Carnevale

Vice Chairman, House Finance Committee

Member, House Finance Subommittees - General Government

Chairman, House Finance Subommittees - Public Safety

John M. Carnevale (D) has served the residents of District 13, Providence and Johnston, since being elected in November 2008.

Representative Carnevale serves as a member of the House Finance Committee.

During the recent session, he was a co-sponsor of a bill enacted into law that makes changes to the state’s Medical Marijuana Act, including requiring criminal background checks on all applications for a primary caregiver. His legislation enacted in 2011 requires the Department of Children, Youth and Families to seek national and state criminal background checks for anyone applying for employment with the department. During the 2014 session, he was presented a “Bell of Hope” award from the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island.

For the past four years, he has served as Vice President of Providence F.O.P. He is also a member of Rosario Society, St. Bartholomew’s Society, Loggia Piave Son of Italy, Cranston Fish and Games, Seventh Ward Democratic Club, and is the Past President of the Italian-American Police Association and the Airplane Owners and Pilots Association. From 1980 to 2008 he served on the District 13 Representative Committee.

A graduate of La Salle Academy 1979, he received his Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Roger Williams University.

Representative Carnevale is a retired Sergeant of the Providence Police Department. Born on September 3, 1961 he has two children, Domenic and Alicia.

150 Barbara Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 274-1353