Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joseph J. Solomon, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
HR 8077 (2020 Regular Session)
Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (Change The Name Of The State)
Jun 19 2020 07/16/2020 Senate Passed In Concurrence
Jul 16 2020
HB 8041 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WARWICK TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $56,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, LANDSCAPING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE CITY, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE FISCAL YEARS 2022 THROUGH 2026, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 35% 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 Warwick to issue up to fifty-six million dollars ($56,000,000) in bonds/notes for schools/school facilities upon voter approval.)
Jun 18 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 8067 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- SUICIDE TREATMENT IMPROVEMENT ACT (Provides for the "Suicide Treatment Improvement Act" to improve the delivery of suicide treatment.)
Jun 18 2020 06/18/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Jun 18 2020
HR 8028 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming April 24, 2020, As "Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day" To Commemorate The Armenian Genocide Of 1915 To 1923, And In Honor Of Armenian-Amercians
Jun 17 2020 06/17/2020 House Read And Passed
Jun 17 2020
HB 8000 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS IN CHILDREN RELIEF FUND (Establishes Children's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide finance assistance to families for medical expenses not covered by state or federal programs or insurance contract.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 12 2020
HR 7983 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of March 8Th To March 14Th Of 2020, To Be "Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 10 2020 03/10/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 10 2020
HB 7958 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- MEDAL OF HONOR DAY (Designates March 25th as Medal of Honor Day.)
Mar 04 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7957 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Includes the chief inspector and inspector as those exempt from carrying a firearm without a permit and defines them as peace officers.)
Mar 04 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 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 7652 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE HOSPITAL CONVERSIONS ACT (Amends the Hospital Conversion Act to add the transaction's compliance with the Rhode Island Antitrust Act to the list of criteria for review by the Attorney General.)
Feb 26 2020 07/22/2020 Signed By Governor
Jul 22 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 7709 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE IN PARTICULAR ACTIONS -- THE JOINT TORTFEASOR ACT (Allows a release by the injured person of one joint tortfeasor to relieve that tortfeasor from liability to make contribution to another joint tortfeasor.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7806 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - COMPENSATION FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS (Allows expressly allow college athletes, while they are students, to personally profit from the use of their name, image, and likeness, and prohibit the NCAA from preventing these practices.)
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 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 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 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 7837 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires insurance coverage for health care services provided by a naturopathic doctor licensed in this state.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
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

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