Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joseph J. Solomon, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
HR 5909 (2017 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION -- RESTRICTION ON TOLLING (This Joint Resolution proposes a Constitutional Amendment providing that any new highway or bridge requires voter approval statewide and also in the municipalities affected.)
Mar 10 2017 03/10/2017 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 10 2017
HB 5310 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- ARREST--VOTING RIGHTS (Affords arrestees who are held on an election day the opportunity to vote by provisional ballot in accordance with state law.)
Feb 01 2017 03/21/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 21 2017
HB 5725 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - SEXUAL ASSAULT (Amends the definition of "sexual contact" for the purposes of criminal offenses to include the intentional touching of the victim's own intimate parts at the accused's instruction.)
Mar 01 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
HB 5723 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- SEXUAL OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION (Allows the Court in reviewing sex offender level determination by the board, to raise or lower the offender’s community notification level and provides that any person aggrieved may appeal to the Supreme Court.)
Mar 01 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
HB 5418 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS -- PUBLICATION OF MUNICIPAL AND OTHER PUBLIC BUDGETS IN DIGITAL FORM (Makes public entity budgets available in digital form through internet facilities of the secretary of state.)
Feb 08 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
HB 5741 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - MULTI-UNIT RESIDENCE SAFETY ACT (Prohibits smoking in common areas of multi-unit residential developments.)
Mar 01 2017 03/29/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 29 2017
HB 5636 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE (Requires health insurers to have step therapy protocols on appropriate clinical practice guidelines or published peer review data.)
Mar 01 2017 04/04/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 04 2017
HB 5635 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - HEALTH INSURANCE - REQUIRED PROVISIONS (Requires health insurance providers to disclose to subscribers the potential cost of using out-of-network providers.)
Mar 01 2017 04/04/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 04 2017
HR 6066 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable William A. Walaska
Apr 04 2017 04/04/2017 House Read And Passed
Apr 04 2017
HB 5972 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - HEALTH CARE FACILITIES STAFFING (Broadens definition of "employee" to include assistants/technologists providing direct medical care to patients and allows union/association to file appeal to personnel appeal board.)
Mar 22 2017 04/06/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 06 2017
HR 6092 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Commemorating The 100Th Anniversary Of The United States Entry Into World War I On April 6, 1917
Apr 06 2017 04/06/2017 House Read And Passed
Apr 06 2017
HB 5964 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES-RETAIL LICENSES (Permits retail Class A alcohol license holders, wholesalers, and suppliers to provide liquor, malt beverages, wine and other alcoholic beverages at tastings to be conducted on premises.)
Mar 22 2017 04/11/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 11 2017
HB 6054 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- ANIMAL CARE (Defines pet grooming facilities and requires that pet grooming facilities be licensed and provides penalties for those pet grooming facilities that fail to obtain a license.)
Mar 31 2017 04/12/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 12 2017
HR 6036 (2017 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE LABELING AND SALES OF HOMEOPATHIC MEDICATIONS (Creates a 9 member commission to study and provide recommendations on the labeling and sales of homeopathic medication, and reports back by February 6, 2018, and expire on May 6, 2018.)
Mar 30 2017 04/12/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 12 2017
HB 6042 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN - PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT (Modifies the certification and waiver mandates of the juvenile criminal justice system and expands the court’s jurisdiction to those waived or certified and mandates that the court consider non-incarceration alternatives for juvenile offenders.)
Mar 30 2017 04/21/2017 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request (04/26/2017)
Apr 21 2017
HB 6110 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- NOTARIES PUBLIC AND JUSTICES OF THE PEACE (Establishes a new application and certification process for notarial officers.)
Apr 13 2017 04/25/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 25 2017
HB 5379 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY ACT (Provides a bidding procedure for naming rights to the Rhode Island Convention Center.)
Feb 03 2017 04/25/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 25 2017
HB 5988 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS -- ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS -- COST (Provides that fees for costs charged for search, retrieval or copies of public records shall be waived for a member of the general assembly who certifies that they are acting in their official capacity.)
Mar 23 2017 04/26/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 26 2017
HR 5996 (2017 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $500,000 TO THE COMMERCE CORPORATION TO PROMOTE BEER TOURISM AND THE CRAFT BEER INDUSTRY IN RHODE ISLAND (Authorizes the appropriation of the sum of $500,000 in fiscal year 2017-2018, and annually thereafter, to promote the growth and development of the craft brewing industry and beer tourism.)
Mar 23 2017 04/27/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2017
HB 5018 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- FORFEITURE (Utilizes ten percent (10%) of funds accruing to the state from forfeitures, fines and penalties to fund a k--12 substance abuse prevention program as part of the health curriculum.)
Jan 05 2017 04/27/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2017

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