Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joseph J. Solomon, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 7546 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Prohibits person convicted of unnecessary cruelty to animals from owning or exercising control of an animal for life. Penalty for violation one thousand dollars ($1000) and forfeiture of animal.)
Feb 12 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7201 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Grants a judge or magistrate the discretion to impose the requirement of blood and/or urine testing or the use of the ignition interlock system.)
Jan 22 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HR 7779 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE LICENSING OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS (Creates a 13 member commission to study and provide recommendations regarding the licensing of residential builders and contractors, and who would report back no later than February 7, 2021, and whose life would expire on April 7, 2021.)
Feb 26 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7706 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Bans the sale of cosmetics developed/manufactured using animal testing. A violation would be a $1,000 fine for each offense.)
Feb 26 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7331 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE RHODE ISLAND CESSPOOL ACT OF 2007 (Allows DEM to extend certain deadlines for required sewer construction in the replacement of cesspools, which deadlines would not extend beyond January 1, 2025.)
Jan 29 2020 02/27/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 27 2020
HB 7645 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Camille F. Vella-Wilkinson to join Michele Ann Small and Scott David Small in marriage on or about March 1, 2020, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Feb 25 2020 02/27/2020 Signed By Governor
Feb 27 2020
HB 7727 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- FAMILY COURT (Only protective orders issued against adults are to be transmitted to A.G.'s B.C.I. for inclusion in the R.O.N.C.O. system. Protective orders against juveniles will be accessible to law enforcement.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7747 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- CAUSES OF ACTION (Allows for a civil investigative demand in instances of perceived violations of Rhode Islanders' civil rights.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7772 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE (Updates the long-term care insurance statute into conformance with the latest version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners model.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7835 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- LICENSE OF NATUROPATHY ACT (Changes the name of doctor or naturopathy to naturopathic doctor and permit them to administer IVs perform phlebotomy, and consult, but not change, patient’s prescription medication.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 26 2020
HB 7659 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Amends the classification of manufacturing machinery that is eligible for a property tax exemption.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7668 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Exempts equipment procured or rented by a contractor that is performing construction work on behalf of the state, any city or town or quasi-public entity from state sales and use tax.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7746 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY (Provides for criminal penalties for permitting commercial sexual activity and allows for the use of wire taps in instances of human trafficking and where commercial sexual activity is permitted on a premises.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7750 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENT REPORTS (Requires that motor vehicle accident reports be transmitted by the law enforcement agency or their contract agent within 14 days of preparing the report and may maintain a copy locally.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7237 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE BREAST CANCER ACT (Amends the current law so that digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) screenings are available wherever mammograms are conducted and provides insurance coverage for such screenings.)
Jan 22 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020
HB 7042 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- UNANTICIPATED OUT-OF-NETWORK BILLS FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Protects people with health insurance from surprise medical bills for emergency and other services by requiring a non-participating health care provider to bill an insured party only for a co-payment, or deductible.)
Jan 09 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020
HB 7773 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE (Brings the Rhode Island Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Fund statute into conformance with the latest version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Act.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7807 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LIFE-SAVING ALLERGY MEDICATION--STOCK SYRINGE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS--EMERGENCY ADMINISTRATION (Requires the owner's or operators of any public place, which is an area capable of holding 300 people or more and to which the public is invited or permitted to have available epinephrine auto-injectors and trained personnel to administer it.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 26 2020
HR 7944 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Robert William Darigan
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 House Read And Passed
Feb 26 2020
HB 7211 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- USE OF ANIMALS IN MEDICAL TRAINING (Prohibits a medical training program from using live animals if another accredited training program in the same medical discipline does not use animals or if an alternative teaching method exists.)
Jan 22 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020

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