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Representative Raymond A. Hull

Chair, House Municipal Government and Housing Committee

Member, House Finance Committee

Member, House State Government and Elections Committee

Raymond A. Hull (D) represents District 6 in Providence and North Providence. He was first elected in November 2010. Representative Hull is the chair of the House Municipal Government and Housing Committee and is a member of the House Finance Committee and the House State Government and Elections Committee. He is also the chairman of the House COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force and the chairman of the Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission.

In 2020, Representative Hull sponsored a bill which would raise juror's fees for each day's attendance on the Superior Court from $15 per day to $25 per day. He also sponsored legislation that would create a nine-member emergency oversight commission on the Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

Also in 2020, Representative Hull was named the Chairman of the House Task Force for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

During the 2019 legislative session, Representative Hull sponsored legislation that increases the number of members of the transit authority from eight to nine and makes the mayor of Providence or designee an ex officio member with voting privileges.

Representative Hull sponsored several consumer protection bills in 2018. He introduced a bill that would prohibit double taxing on leased motor vehicles; another piece of legislation that would allow consumers to purchase cable boxes from cable companies, and a bill that would require utility companies to have actual brick and mortar customer service facilities.

Representative Hull graduated from La Salle Academy in 1981. He attended the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice in 1992. He received his Master’s degree in the Administration of Justice from Anna Maria College in 1999.

Representative Hull is currently the commanding officer of the Housing Unit in the Providence Police Department, where he has served for 28 years. He previously held the rank of Sergeant. Born September 18, 1963, he is the father of Andres and Karina, and resides in Providence.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
616 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 272-4026

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