Rhode Island Bills

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HB 8132 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- PROMPT PAYMENT BY DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION--SUBCONTRACTOR PAYMENTS (Expedites payments on state contracts for subcontractors.)
Sep 24 2020 09/24/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Labor
Sep 24 2020
HB 8129 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Extends the sales tax exemption of a manufacturer who processes raw materials into finished goods.)
Sep 03 2020 09/24/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Sep 24 2020
HB 8136 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- HOLIDAYS (Eliminates the state holiday of Victory Day and insert in place thereof the state holiday of Emancipation Day to be held on August 1.)
Sep 24 2020 09/24/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Special Legislation
Sep 24 2020
HB 8133 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS AND LATINXS (Creates commission on status of African Americans and Latinx. Provides for $2,000,000 appropriation for FY 2021.)
Sep 24 2020 09/24/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Sep 24 2020
HB 8130 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - RETAIL LICENSES (Authorizes a holder of a Class B license to sell alcoholic beverages with take-out food orders and would sunset on December 31, 2021.)
Sep 21 2020 09/24/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Sep 24 2020
HR 8134 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Respectfully Requesting That August 1St Of Each Year Be Declared "Emancipation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
Sep 24 2020 09/24/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Special Legislation
Sep 24 2020
HB 8135 (2020 Regular Session)
An Act Relating To Food And Drugs - The Edward O. Hawkins And Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act
Sep 24 2020 09/24/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Sep 24 2020
HB 8131 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PATIENT VISITATION RIGHTS (Entitles all residents of health care and assisted living facilities, nursing homes, group homes and veterans' homes, to designate a person to provide them with companionship, personal health care guidance and advocacy.)
Sep 21 2020 09/21/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Sep 21 2020
HB 8128 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- POLICE WORN BODY CAMERAS (Requires peace officers during any interaction with member of the public to wear and activate body cameras, provided, any officer engaged in under-cover police work, shall not be required to do so. Establishes protocols for retention of footage.)
Aug 27 2020 08/27/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Aug 27 2020
HB 8126 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT (Imposes a moratorium on non-essential evictions/mortgage foreclosures during a state of emergency declared by the governor relating to residential property and establishes an eviction diversion program to resolve landlord-tenant eviction disputes.)
Aug 21 2020 08/21/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Aug 21 2020
HB 8127 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION--EXEMPTIONS (Includes the real and tangible personal property of The Providence Community Health Centers, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.)
Aug 21 2020 08/21/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Aug 21 2020
SB 2926 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT (Imposes a moratorium on non-essential evictions/mortgage foreclosures during a state of emergency declared by the governor relating to residential property and establishes an eviction diversion program to resolve landlord-tenant eviction disputes.)
Aug 21 2020 08/21/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Aug 21 2020
SB 2925 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CUMBERLAND TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND/OR NOTES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,500,000 TO FINANCE THE DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR AND EQUIPPING OF RECREATIONAL AREAS AND FACILITIES IN THE TOWN (Authorizes the Cumberland to issue $2,500,000 of general obligation bonds and notes in order to finance the development, construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair and equipping of recreational areas and facilities in the town.)
Aug 17 2020 08/17/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Aug 17 2020
HB 8125 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CUMBERLAND TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND/OR NOTES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,500,000 TO FINANCE THE DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR AND EQUIPPING OF RECREATIONAL AREAS AND FACILITIES IN THE TOWN (Authorizes Cumberland to issue $2,500,000 of general obligation bonds and notes in order to finance the development, construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair and equipping of recreational areas and facilities in the town.)
Aug 13 2020 08/13/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Aug 13 2020
SB 2923 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $140,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, LANDSCAPING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE CITY, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 75% AT THE TIME OF ISSUANCE AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY THE AMOUNT OF CERTAIN GRANTS RECEIVED FROM STATE BOND PROCEEDS, FROM THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OR FROM THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY (Authorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.)
Jul 16 2020 08/03/2020 Meeting Postponed (08/04/2020)
Aug 03 2020
SB 2658 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE (Requires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.)
Feb 27 2020 08/03/2020 Meeting Postponed (08/05/2020)
Aug 03 2020
HB 8122 (2020 Regular Session)
An Act Relating To Public Property And Works -- Minority Business Enterprise
Jul 30 2020 07/30/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Labor
Jul 30 2020
HB 8123 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (Deletes Portuguese (a person of Portuguese, Brazilian, or other Portuguese culture or origin, regardless of race), from those eligible to be considered as minorities for purposes of awarding public works projects.)
Jul 30 2020 07/30/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Labor
Jul 30 2020
HR 8124 (2020 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY ENSURING RACIAL EQUITY AND OPTIMIZING HEALTH AND SAFETY LAWS AFFECTING MARGINALIZED INDIVIDUALS (Creates a 13 member commission to study the health and safety impact of optimizing health and safety laws affecting marginalized individuals, and who would report back to the House by May 31, 2021, and expire on June 30, 2021.)
Jul 30 2020 07/30/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Jul 30 2020
HR 8121 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Urging The Cumberland School Department To Resolve The Current Busing Dispute
Jul 29 2020 07/30/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Jul 30 2020

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