Rhode Island General Assembly

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


Recently Introduced

HB 7615

AN ACT AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY RESILIENCY AND PRESERVATION ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island Community Resiliency and Preservation Act to provide cities and towns with the authority to propose, for consideration and decision by their voters, a reliable source of capital funding for investing in their community.)

  • Introduced Feb 14 2020
  • Sponsored by Cortvriend, Slater, Chippendale, and 2 more.

HB 7632

AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- EMERGENCY POLICE POWER (Permits all Rhode Island police departments including police departments of higher education institutions to enter into non-emergency mutual aid agreements regardless of any geographical boundary.)

  • Introduced Feb 14 2020
  • Sponsored by Almeida, Noret, Jacquard, and 2 more.

HB 7626

AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Creates a tax deduction for military retirement benefits of a veteran or the veteran's surviving spouse.)

  • Introduced Feb 14 2020
  • Sponsored by Azzinaro, Vella-Wilkinson, Casey

HB 7625

AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- ELECTRONIC PAYMENT OF SALES TAXES (Requires that the tax administrator credit electronic sales and use tax payments made electronically exactly when submitted.)

  • Introduced Feb 14 2020
  • Sponsored by Mcnamara, Noret, Williams, and 2 more.
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Recently Passed

HR 7602

House Resolution Congratulating Jennifer Paolantonio On Being A 2019-2020 Recipient Of The Milken Educator Award

  • Introduced Feb 13 2020
  • Sponsored by Shekarchi, Mattiello, Ruggiero, and 2 more.

HB 7490

An Act To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Genesis Systems, Inc.

  • Introduced Feb 07 2020
  • 02/13/2020 House read and passed Feb 13 2020
  • Sponsored by Shekarchi, Jacquard

HB 7157

AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES (Raises the minimum wage to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) as of October 1, 2020.)

  • Introduced Jan 16 2020
  • 02/13/2020 House passed Sub A Feb 13 2020
  • Sponsored by Bennett, Jackson, Canario, and 2 more.

SB 2162

AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- MAIL BALLOTS -- BOARD OF ELECTIONS (Corrects the address of the Board of Elections, for purposes of mail ballots, due to their relocation from Providence to Cranston.)

  • Introduced Jan 30 2020
  • 02/13/2020 Senate passed as amended (floor amendment) Feb 13 2020
  • Sponsored by Lynch Prata
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Available Sessions

Session Bill Count
2019 Regular Session 2313
2018 Regular Session 2385
2017 Regular Session 2417
2020 Regular Session 983


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