Rhode Island General Assembly

75 Representatives
  • 66 Democrats
  • 8 Republicans
  • 1 Independent
38 Senators
  • 33 Democrats
  • 5 Republicans
11 House of Representatives Committees
10 Senate Committees


Recently Introduced

SR 1035

Senate Resolution Congratulating Paul Valletta, Jr., On Being Promoted To The Position Of Fire Chief Of The Cranston Fire Department

  • Introduced Jun 28 2019
  • Sponsored by Gallo, Miller, Goodwin, and 1 more.

SB 1036

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - RHODE ISLAND CERTIFICATIONS STANDARDS BOARD [SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT] (Creates the Right to Read Act to require certain licensed teachers to be proficient in scientific reading instruction.)

  • Introduced Jun 28 2019
  • 06/28/2019 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/28/2019) Jul 08 2019
  • Sponsored by Goldin, Pearson, Valverde

SR 1037

SENATE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING DATE OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF "PROJECT SUSTAINABILITY" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND (Extends the reporting date of the commission to study and evaluate the impact of "Project Sustainability" in the State Of Rhode Island, from June 30, 2019, to October 30, 2019, and said commission would expire on December 31, 2019.)

  • Introduced Jun 28 2019
  • Sponsored by Dipalma

SR 1038

Senate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Impact Of Insurer Payments On Access To Health Care

  • Introduced Jun 28 2019
  • Sponsored by Miller
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Recently Passed

HB 5677

AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BARBERS, HAIRDRESSERS, COSMETICIANS, MANICURISTS AND ESTHETICIANS (Exempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and would define the practice of natural hair braiding.)

  • Introduced Feb 27 2019
  • 02/27/2019 Introduced, referred to House Corporations Jul 08 2019
  • Sponsored by Williams, Alzate, Vella-Wilkinson, and 2 more.

HB 6168

AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY (Pet shops shall provide records to DEM including breeder info, health cert., license and inspection information for each dog or cat offered for sale.)

  • Introduced May 30 2019
  • 05/30/2019 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W. Jul 08 2019
  • Sponsored by Slater

HB 5700

AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - REGISTRATION OF VOTERS (Allows voters to file state form designating party affiliation rather than in person and change affiliation within 30 days prior to primary election with local canvassing board.)

  • Introduced Feb 27 2019
  • 02/27/2019 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary Jul 08 2019
  • Sponsored by Mckiernan, Mcentee, Craven, and 1 more.

HB 6153

AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- REDEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND PROJECTS (Authorizes state and local incremental tax revenues generated in the arts district, the growth center district and the ballpark district in the city of Pawtucket to be allocated to finance improvements in the districts.)

  • Introduced May 24 2019
  • 05/24/2019 Introduced, referred to House Finance Jul 08 2019
  • Sponsored by Messier, Lyle, Tobon, and 2 more.
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Available Sessions

Session Bill Count
2019 Regular Session 2313
2018 Regular Session 2385
2017 Regular Session 2417


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