Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 6134 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - WORKERS' COMPENSATION (Provides employer pays any excess damages for an injured minor/clarifies liability of employer for violation of continuation of health care benefits for injured employee caused by employer/repeals obsolete/inapplicable workers' compensation laws.)
May 22 2019 05/22/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Labor
Jun 25 2019
SB 1017 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF TIVERTON (Validates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Tiverton, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Tiverton on November 6, 2018.)
Jun 25 2019 06/25/2019 Placed On Senate Calendar (06/26/2019)
Jun 25 2019
HB 6086 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Requires private/public schools provide/maintain opioid antagonists on-site including elementary schools.)
May 09 2019 05/09/2019 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Jun 25 2019
HB 6101 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- UNFAIR CLAIMS SETTLEMENT PRACTICES ACT (Amends and expands the definitions of unfair claims practices committed by insurers with regard to physical inspection, performance of appraisals, retail valuation and total loss notification to owner.)
May 10 2019 05/10/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 25 2019
HB 5023 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DOMESTIC ABUSE PREVENTION (Expands family court jurisdiction to enter protective orders to provide for the safety and welfare of household pets in domestic abuse situations.)
Jan 04 2019 01/04/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 25 2019
SB 1013 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE (Changes the name of Gold Star Parents Day to Gold Star Family Day.)
Jun 25 2019 06/25/2019 Placed On Senate Calendar (06/27/2019)
Jun 25 2019
HB 5448 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - REFUSE DISPOSAL - EXEMPTING POST-USE POLYMERS, GASIFICATION PROCESSES AND RECOVERABLE FEED STOCKS (Exempts recoverable plastics from materials classified as solid waste/provides for converting of recoverable plastics into valuable raw materials.)
Feb 14 2019 02/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Environment And Natural Resources
Jun 25 2019
SB 838 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Provides a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the New York Yankees for their twenty-seven (27) World Championships and the New York Yankees Universe Fund for the benefit of Rhode Island based charitable organizations.)
Apr 30 2019 04/30/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Special Legislation And Veterans Affairs
Jun 25 2019
SB 840 (2019 Regular Session)
An Act To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of 61 Pilsudski St., Llc
Apr 30 2019 04/30/2019 Placed On The Senate Consent Calendar (05/01/2019)
Jun 25 2019
HB 5540 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - CLINICAL TRIALS WEBSITE (Requires the state department of health to post and maintain on its website a link to ClinicalTrials.gov, a free service of the National Institutes of Health Library of Medicine.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Jun 25 2019
SB 62 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Requires municipalities to exempt from taxation the real property of a surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty, who occupies the real property as their principal place of residence.)
Jan 16 2019 01/16/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Jun 25 2019
SR 1005 (2019 Regular Session)
SENATE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON HOUSING, TASKED WITH CONDUCTING A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF RHODE ISLAND'S HOUSING SYSTEM (Creates a 15 member commission to review and provide initial recommendations and potential legislative proposals on Rhode Island's housing system by January 31, 2020, and final recommendation by October 16, 2020, and would expire on December 31, 2020.)
Jun 25 2019 06/25/2019 Placed On The Senate Consent Calendar (06/26/2019)
Jun 25 2019
SB 253 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LOCAL OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY ACT (Creates a process that provides affected employees an opportunity to purchase the business that employs them, but is in danger of being sold or going out of business.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Jun 25 2019
SR 1014 (2019 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO PAY CERTAIN CLAIMS (Authorizes the appropriation to pay claims.)
Jun 25 2019 06/25/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Jun 25 2019
SB 776 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT AND LOAD LIMITS--SMITHFIELD AND LINCOLN (Prohibits commercial motor trucks, with a gross weight rating of twenty-six thousand one pounds (26,001 lbs.) or more, from traveling on Limerock Road, in Smithfield and Lincoln.)
Apr 04 2019 04/04/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Housing And Municipal Government
Jun 25 2019
HB 6153 (2019 Regular Session)
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.)
May 24 2019 05/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jun 25 2019
SB 778 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MISCELLANEOUS RULES--MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Amends the towing storage act and clarifies issues related to the towing and storage of vehicles. Non-certified towers must have “Not for hire” lettered on their vehicle and provides increased fine and penalties for violators.)
Apr 04 2019 04/04/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Jun 25 2019
SB 868 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - TRAINING AND EVALUATION - EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS (Directs the council on elementary/secondary education to implement assessment/evaluation systems for teachers/administrators.)
May 08 2019 05/08/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jun 25 2019
SB 1011 (2019 Regular Session)
An Act To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Gehs Realty, Llc
Jun 25 2019 06/25/2019 Placed On The Senate Consent Calendar (06/26/2019)
Jun 25 2019
HB 6114 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROBATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -- LIMITED GUARDIANSHIP AND GUARDIANSHIP OF ADULTS (Requires that all persons seeking appointment as a limited guardian or guardian pursuant to chapter 15 of title 33 ("Limited Guardianships and Guardianship of Adults") be required to undergo a criminal background check.)
May 15 2019 05/15/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 25 2019

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