Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joseph J. Solomon, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
HR 5181 (2017 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE (GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO APPEAR JOINTLY ON THE BALLOT) (Amends the constitution so that in the year 2022 and thereafter, candidates for the office of governor and lieutenant governor would form joint candidacies so that voters cast a single vote for a candidate for governor and lieutenant governor.)
Jan 19 2017 01/24/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jan 24 2017
HR 5296 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Kimberly A. Tarbox
Jan 31 2017 01/31/2017 House Read And Passed
Jan 31 2017
HR 5336 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Burbelo Family On The Passing Of Gregory M. Burbelo, Md.
Feb 01 2017 02/01/2017 House Read And Passed
Feb 01 2017
HB 5184 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - OFFICIAL COURT INTERPRETERS (Renders privileged all communications engaged in by interpreters of the state office of interpreters, while acting in their official capacity.)
Jan 19 2017 02/02/2017 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Feb 02 2017
HR 5363 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Joseph D. Wolferseder
Feb 02 2017 02/02/2017 House Read And Passed
Feb 02 2017
HB 5092 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Jennifer Elizabeth Sayles and Mary-Margaret Velan in marriage on or about February 15, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Jan 12 2017 02/15/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Feb 15 2017
HR 5524 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Megan Roy On Receiving The 2017 Prudential Spirit Of Community Award
Feb 15 2017 02/15/2017 House Read And Passed
Feb 15 2017
HR 5525 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Kerry Rock Curran
Feb 15 2017 02/15/2017 House Read And Passed
Feb 15 2017
HR 5526 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Richard A. Grills
Feb 15 2017 02/15/2017 House Read And Passed
Feb 15 2017
HB 5451 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CONTRACTORS’ REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BOARD (Requires an applicant for any license or registration issued by the contractors’ registration and licensing board to undergo a national criminal records check.)
Feb 09 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
HB 5549 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS (Makes persons with misdemeanor or felony convictions eligible for expungement of convictions, provided they had no violent felony, or multiple domestic violence convictions. Eligibility 10 – 20 years respectively from completion of last sentence.)
Feb 16 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
HB 5440 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CONTRACTORS' REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BOARD (Distinguishes the criminal penalties for violations of final order of contractors' registration board based on the amount of the monetary amount on the final orders with orders in excess of $5,000 deemed felonies and less than $5,000 deemed misdemeanors.)
Feb 09 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
HB 5535 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - REVENUE DECOUPLING (Directs the public utilities commission to review and approve the electric distribution company's use of real estate and other capital assets and expenditures.)
Feb 16 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
HB 5445 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY--LEVY AND SALE ON EXECUTION (Requires attachments and executions to describe real estate with particularity by using the recorded legal description, or metes and bounds, street address or assessors plat and lot number.)
Feb 09 2017 03/01/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2017
HR 5861 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring Debra Mcmullen For Her Many Years Of Excellence As An Athlete, Teacher And Coach
Mar 07 2017 03/07/2017 House Read And Passed
Mar 07 2017
HB 5556 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- PETS--CUSTODY (Requires the best interest of a domestic animal to be considered in awarding possession to a party to the action.)
Feb 16 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
HR 5858 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Dr. Samuel Montalto, Jr.
Mar 07 2017 03/07/2017 House Read And Passed
Mar 07 2017
HB 5728 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Imposes penalties for the deliberate or unintentional harming or killing of any animal during the commission of any crime and any sentence imposed would run consecutively to any sentence imposed for the underlying offense.)
Mar 01 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
HB 5061 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMAL AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Requires a court of competent jurisdiction to order the appointment of an animal care advocate where animal cruelty is at issue.)
Jan 11 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
HB 5009 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Joyce St. Germaine, to join Elizabeth Grzebien and Robert Grandchamp in marriage on or about August 4, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Jan 05 2017 03/09/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 09 2017

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