Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joseph J. Solomon, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
HR 8376 (2022 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ISSUE OF PFAS IN FIREFIGHTER GEAR (Creates a 9 member commission to study and provide recommendations on the issue of PFAS in firefighter gear, and who would report back by January 1, 2024, and expire on March 1, 2024.)
Jun 24 2022 06/24/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 24 2022
HB 8346 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS--DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES (Amends how credit bureaus doing business in Rhode Island may disclose to inquiring users of credit reports by requiring that in addition to the social security number, the name matches the identity of the person who is the subject of the inquiry.)
Jun 16 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HR 8335 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2022, As The "Day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
Jun 09 2022 06/09/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 09 2022
HB 8333 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Focuses on increasing school security to minimize the threat of an intruder in a school.)
Jun 09 2022 06/09/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Education
Jun 09 2022
HR 8336 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming June 12, 2022, To Be "Women Veterans Appreciation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
Jun 09 2022 06/09/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 09 2022
HB 8334 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH ACT OF 2022 (Establishes the School Mental Health Act of 2022 which would provide resources and establish a youth advisory council to improve safety in our schools.)
Jun 09 2022 06/09/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jun 09 2022
HB 8328 (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, ALTERATION, 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 08 2022 06/30/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 30 2022
HB 8327 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- INSPECTION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS (Authorizes DEM to assess penalties for non-compliance with emergency plans for significant/ high hazard dams with DEM/EMA developing system to issue severe weather advisories/watches/warnings.)
Jun 08 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HR 8324 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Lincoln High School On Being Designated A "Green Ribbon School" By The United States Department Of Education
Jun 07 2022 06/07/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 07 2022
HR 8326 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating The Exeter Job Corps Academy On Winning The 2022 Ri Prostart® High School Culinary Arts, Foodservice And Hotel Management Competition
Jun 07 2022 06/07/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 07 2022
HB 8318 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS-WEAPONS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS (Strengthens school security measures/established 8 member school emergency response committee/rapid response teams/SWAT teams/requires annual appropriation of $1,000,000 to achieve these goals.)
Jun 03 2022 06/03/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jun 03 2022
HR 8315 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Paul Bucci
Jun 02 2022 06/02/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 02 2022
HR 8314 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Jeremy Pomfret
Jun 02 2022 06/02/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 02 2022
HR 8313 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Lieutenant Gary George Miller Of The Coventry Police Department
Jun 02 2022 06/02/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 02 2022
HB 8303 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Owners of animals in RISPCA custody to pay for animal's care or animal may be forfeited.)
Jun 01 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8294 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - SCHOOL COMMITTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS (Establishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.)
May 27 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HR 8271 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Representative Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson On Being Named The 2022 "Verrazano Day Person Of The Year"
May 19 2022 05/19/2022 House Read And Passed
May 19 2022
HB 8255 (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 13 2022 07/02/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 02 2022
HB 8247 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSES --VIOLATIONS (Reduces the civil penalty for the first and second offenses for driving without a license or driving with a suspended license, and would make a third violation a civil offense and a fourth offense a misdemeanor punishable by a fine.)
May 12 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HR 8213 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Linda B. Barton
May 05 2022 05/05/2022 House Read And Passed
May 05 2022

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