Rhode Island Bills

from 2022 Regular Session

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2277 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- BLOCK ISLAND UTILITY DISTRICT ACT OF 2017 (Provides that the members of the board of the Block Island Utility Commission be reimbursed for the actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.)
Feb 15 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2169 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS BOARD (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Extends the time period to for all teachers to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and practices of scientific reading and structured literary instruction from the 2023-2024 school year until the 2025-2026 school year.)
Feb 08 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3062 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Sophia Academy, San Miguel Education Center, and Community Preparatory School, Inc., all of which are located in the city of Providence.)
Jun 23 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3009 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NARRAGANSETT TO FINANCE THE IMPROVEMENT, REPLACEMENT, CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, REPAIR, RECONSTRUCTION AND/OR RESTORATION OF ROADWAYS, SIDEWALKS, STORM DRAINS, PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND OTHER PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE TOWN OF NARRAGANSETT AND TO ISSUE NOT MORE THAN $20,000,000 BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes the town of Narragansett to issue up to $20,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other indebtedness to finance the improvement, replacement, construction, and repair of roadways, sidewalks, drains, and buildings.)
Jun 09 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2208 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CITIES AND TOWNS -- SEWAGE CHARGES -- TOWN OF COVENTRY (Authorizes the town of Coventry to provide for the payment of sewer assessments in installments up to a thirty year period.)
Feb 08 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3038 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH PROVIDENCE TO ESTABLISH, ADOPT, AND REAPPORTION THE TOWN COUNCIL AND SCHOOL COMMITTEE VOTING WARDS (Authorizes and ratifies the action of the North Providence town council which reapportions and redistricts its voting wards based on the most recent federal decennial census.)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2671 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Authorizes administrator DMV to issue special license plates to Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse.)
Mar 10 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3037 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NORTH PROVIDENCE CHARTER INCREASING THE ANNUAL SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL, COMMENCING JANUARY 3, 2023 (Amends the North Providence town charter so that, commencing on January 3, 2023, the annual salary for town council members, increases from eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to fourteen thousand four hundred dollars ($14,400).)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SR 3028 (2022 Regular Session)
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Pay Certain Claims
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2974 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF THE WARWICK CITY CHARTER REGARDING NEW ELECTED TERM LENGTHS AND TERM LIMITS FOR MAYOR AND COUNCIL ELECTIVE TERMS COMMENCING JANUARY, 2025 (Approves Warwick city charter amendments increasing mayor's term of office from 2 to 4 yrs, limited to 2 consecutive terms limiting council members to 6 consecutive 2 yr. terms effective 1/1/25 subject to general/special election voter approval.)
May 19 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2959 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EAST PROVIDENCE TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES IN THE CITY BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $148,000,000 BONDS, NOTES AND/OR OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 48.5% FOR EXPENDITURES ELIGIBLE FOR STATE AID AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY ANY GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY CAPITAL FUND (Authorizes the City of East Providence to issue bonds and notes in an amount not exceeding $148,000,000 to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities.)
May 19 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2960 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $235,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, LANDSCAPING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF NEW ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE TOWN, AND ALL ATTENDANT EXPENSES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEMOLITION, ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURAL COSTS; 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 the town of Middletown to issue not more than $235,000,000 bonds and notes to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, landscaping, furnishing and equipping of new elementary, middle and high schools.)
May 19 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2248 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Creates a special license plate for the not for profit Atlantic Shark Institute.)
Feb 08 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3031 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- APPLICABILITY OF TRAFFIC REGULATIONS (Allows the city council of the city of Warwick to enact ordinances authorizing the Warwick police department to impounded off-road non-registered vehicles that are unlawfully used on public streets.)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2907 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Grants the Providence board of licenses the authority to exempt from the provisions of the laws concerning the proximity of a Class B license retailer to schools and churches, property located at 12 Governor Street in the city of Providence.)
Apr 26 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3036 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- RHODE ISLAND UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT (Eliminates the exemption for firefighters from having to complete a road safety test in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license.)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3061 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Creates a special motor vehicle registration plate for The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.)
Jun 23 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3006 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Manissean Tribal Council, a Rhode Island nonprofit corporation, located in the town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.)
Jun 09 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3008 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WARWICK TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $350,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERNATION, REPAIR, LANDSCAPING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF TWO NEW HIGH SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES TO REPLACE PILGRIM HIGH SCHOOL AND TOLLGATE HIGH SCHOOL, AND ALL ATTENDANT EXPENSES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEMOLITION, ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURAL COSTS, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 45% 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 the city of Warwick to issue up to $350,000,000 general obligation bonds, to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, and equipping of two new high schools and school facilities to replace Pilgrim and Tollgate High School.)
Jun 09 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2908 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- SANITATION IN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS (Eliminates DOH food license fee for Class C liquor license holders provided they are in compliance with the provisions of § 3-7-8(b) relating to the types of pre-packaged foods prepared off the premises that may be served with alcoholic beverages.)
Apr 26 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022

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