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
During the 2021 legislative session, Chairman Hull sponsored a new law
which authorizes police departments of higher education institutions to
enter into an agreement with any city or town to provide assistance in a
nonemergency situation for police services. He also sponsored a bill which
requires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within
the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and
accepting bill payments.
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
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
Representative Hull is currently the commanding officer of the Housing
Unit in the Providence Police Department, where he has served for 28 years.
He is the father of Andres and Karina, and resides in Providence.