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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
SB 98 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES -- SPECIAL EVENTS LICENSE (Permits cities and towns to issue special events liquor licenses to permit the equivalent of one-day licenses one day each month.)
Jan 16 2019 01/16/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Special Legislation And Veterans Affairs
Mar 22 2019
SB 552 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- ESTABLISHING APPLIANCE AND EQUIPMENT ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENCY STANDARDS OF 2019 (Establishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for appliances and specified equipment purchased or installed after July 1, 2020.)
Mar 14 2019 03/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Environment And Agriculture
Mar 22 2019
SB 207 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND LOCAL ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Applies a tax to moderate-income housing equal to eight percent (8%) of the property's previous years' gross scheduled rental income.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 22 2019
SB 26 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Requires insurance coverage for at least ninety (90) days of residential or inpatient services for mental health and/or substance-use disorders for American Society of Addiction Medicine levels of care 3.1 and 3.3.)
Jan 15 2019 01/15/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Mar 22 2019
SB 95 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- WINE DIRECT SHIPPER LICENSE (Creates a wine direct shipper license to allow for shipment of limited amounts of wine through the mail to eligible customers.)
Jan 16 2019 01/16/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Special Legislation And Veterans Affairs
Mar 22 2019
SB 174 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - MINIMUM WAGES (Increases the hourly minimum wage effective January 2, 2020 to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour and effective January 1, 2021, to twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) per hour.)
Jan 24 2019 01/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Labor
Mar 22 2019
SB 239 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Increases the compensation of direct-care staff of nursing facilities as a result of the application of the inflation index.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Labor
Mar 22 2019
SB 222 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF NORTH SMITHFIELD (Ratifies the Home Rule Charter amendments adopted and approved by the electors of North Smithfield on November 6, 2018.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Housing And Municipal Government
Mar 22 2019
HB 5732 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - PRIMARIES (Requires that on all primaries, the candidate's names would be listed in an order chosen by lot under the direction of the secretary of state.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 22 2019
SB 337 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROBATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -- RHODE ISLAND UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER ON DEATH ACT (Allows an owner or owners of real property to execute a deed that names one or more beneficiaries who will obtain title to the property at the owner's death without the necessity of probate.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 22 2019
HB 5126 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - THE EDWARD O. HAWKINS AND THOMAS C. SLATER MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACT (Requires compassion centers to post conspicuous signs warning of the dangers of marijuana when used by pregnant or breastfeeding women.)
Jan 16 2019 01/16/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 22 2019
SB 86 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- FEES (Allows jurors to donate their juror fees to the state. Any such donation would be deposited into the general fund.)
Jan 16 2019 01/16/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 22 2019
HB 5797 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE AND DISCIPLINE (Pelvic exam without consent defined as unprofessional conduct.)
Mar 01 2019 03/01/2019 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Mar 22 2019
HB 5340 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Tolls the statute of limitations during the period of investigation by the commission for human rights for certain violations for up to one year, starting on the date the charge is filed until the date the commission makes a determination.)
Feb 07 2019 02/07/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Labor
Mar 22 2019
HB 5179 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - PHARMACIES (Increases the state board of pharmacy from nine (9) to eleven (11) members by adding two (2) pharmacy technicians.)
Jan 24 2019 01/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Mar 22 2019
SB 379 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - RETAIL LICENSES (Allows holders of a Class P license to purchase alcoholic beverages from either a retail or wholesale establishment in the state of Rhode Island.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Special Legislation And Veterans Affairs
Mar 22 2019
SB 241 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES (Increases the hourly minimum wage in accordance with the Consumer Price Index for the Northeast Region for the four (4) previous fiscal years, effective January 1, 2021.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Labor
Mar 22 2019
SB 189 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - THE RHODE ISLAND UTILITY FAIR SHARE ROADWAY REPAIR ACT (Creates "The Rhode Island Utility Fair Share Roadway Repair Act" which requires public utilities to properly repair and repave roadways affected by the actions of the utility.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Mar 22 2019
SB 342 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES (Requires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 22 2019
SB 319 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS –- GENERAL PROVISIONS –- REGISTRATION OF VOTERS (Allows an individual who is eligible to vote and turns eighteen (18) years of age on or before the date of a general election to vote in the primary election immediately preceding that general election.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 22 2019

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