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Rhode Island General Assembly


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Recently Passed
  • SB 2093
    Sponsored by: Roger A. Picard
    AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - REFUSE DISPOSAL (Authorizes the director of DEM the authority to issue emergency refuse transfer licenses for temporary periods of time.)
  • SB 2118
    Sponsored by: Gayle L. Goldin
    AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- EMERGENCY POLICE POWER (Permits city and town councils, at their options, to enter into agreements with police departments of colleges and universities, to permit such police to cooperate in responding to emergency situations.)
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Recently Introduced
  • SB 3099
    Sponsored by: Frank S. Lombardi
    AN ACT RELATING TO AERONAUTICS -- UNPILOTED AERIAL VEHICLE REGULATION (Grants exclusive authority, subject to federal law, to the state of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to regulate unpiloted aerial vehicles, remotely piloted aircraft, drones, and unmanned aircraft systems.)
  • SB 3100
    Sponsored by: Dennis L. Algiere
    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE EMBLEMS (Designates the harbor seal as the official state marine mammal.)
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Recently Passed
  • HB 7065
    Sponsored by: Thomas A. Palangio
    AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- ANIMAL CARE (Requires that municipal animal control officers be certified by the National Animal Care & Control Association.)
  • HB 7317
    Sponsored by: William W. O'Brien
    AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Increases the penalty for cruelty to animals, the malicious injury or killing of animals, from not more than 2 years to not more than 5 years, and increases the mandatory community service from 10 hours to 50 hours.)
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Recently Introduced
  • HB 8369
    Sponsored by: Eileen S. Naughton
    AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES (Requires the DCYF to transition from child placement in group homes to child placement in foster care.)
  • HR 8370
    Sponsored by: Teresa Ann Tanzi
    House Resolution Recognizing The South County Tourism Council For Achieving The Destination Marketing Accreditation Program Seal
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Available Sessions

Session Bills
2012 Regular Session 2359 bills
2013 Regular Session 2399 bills
2014 Regular Session 2539 bills
2015 Regular Session 2405 bills
2016 Regular Session 2475 bills


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