Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Thomas E. Noret

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 7428 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- MAIL BALLOTS (Allows the board of elections to begin the certification of mail ballots twenty (20) days prior to election day. It also establishes a new and more comprehensive mail ballot voter signature verification process.)
Feb 09 2022 05/17/2022 House Passed Sub A
May 17 2022
HB 8253 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Amends the term "extraordinary costs" for the purposes of excess costs associated with special education students. The new definition of extraordinary costs would be educational costs that are over 3 times the average statewide special education cost.)
May 13 2022 05/13/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 13 2022
HB 8050 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- MERIT SYSTEM (Effective January 1, 2023, increase the salaries of the child advocate and the assistant child advocate for the office of the child advocate to $135,000 and $120,000 respectively.)
Mar 25 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HR 7320 (2022 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND REVIEW THE COST AND STATUS OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND OWNED, VACANT, AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR METHODS TO MITIGATE THE ASSOCIATED EXPENSES (Creates a 13 member commission to study and provide recommendations to mitigate the associated costs for the State's vacant and abandoned properties, and would report back by May 1, 2023, and expire on June 30, 2023.)
Feb 02 2022 05/12/2022 House Passed Sub A As Amended (Floor Amendment)
May 12 2022
HR 8245 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE MEDICAID SECTION 1115 DEMONSTRATION WAIVER REQUESTS AND RENEWALS (This joint resolution would approve an amendment to the Medicaid section 1115 demonstration waiver requests and renewals.)
May 12 2022 05/12/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 12 2022
HR 8249 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 15 Through May 21, 2022 To Be "National Police Week" In The State Of Rhode Island, In Remembrance Of All Police And Law Enforcement Officers Who Have Lost Their Lives In The Line Of Duty
May 12 2022 05/12/2022 House Read And Passed
May 12 2022
HB 7289 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES (Establishes general caseload limits for DCYF workers similar to those contained in the Council on Accreditation standards.)
Feb 02 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7180 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS RATE REVIEW AND RATE SETTING PROCESS ACT OF 2022 (Requires EOHHS assisted by 24 member advisory committee to provide review/recommendations for rate setting/ongoing review of social service programs licensed by state departments/agencies and Medicaid.)
Jan 26 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7489 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - MEDICAL AND CLINICAL SERVICES PROGRAMS RATE REVIEW AND RATE SETTING PROCESS ACT OF 2022 (Provides for rate setting and review for all medical programs licensed or having a contract with the state as well as Medicaid.)
Feb 16 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7946 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING (Directs the RI housing corporation to maintain accurate records and prepare semi-annual status reports ("reports") to the general assembly, the housing resources commission, and the secretary of commerce for housing, on Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.)
Mar 07 2022 05/11/2022 House Passed Sub A
May 11 2022
HB 8230 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- SEXUAL ASSAULT (Defines any act of sexual penetration or contact perpetrated by an individual with a position of authority upon a person over the age of fourteen (14) and under the age of eighteen (18) as third degree sexual assault.)
May 11 2022 05/11/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
May 11 2022
HB 8197 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Authorizes a special license plate for the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association to read "MFG" down the left side of the plate.)
Apr 29 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 7915 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE RHODE ISLAND QUALITY ENHANCEMENT IN AFTERSCHOOL AND OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME ACT (Provides funding for afterschool, summer learning and workforce development programs for students in grades K-12.)
Mar 07 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 7019 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FOUNDATION LEVEL SCHOOL SUPPORT (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Extends the date of commencement of construction projects for health and safety deficiencies and educational enhancement to December 30, 2023.)
Jan 10 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 7485 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Extends the reimbursement to a school district or municipality for the employment of newly hired school resource officers only.)
Feb 16 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 7320 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND REVIEW THE COST AND STATUS OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND OWNED, VACANT, AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR METHODS TO MITIGATE THE ASSOCIATED EXPENSES (Creates a 13 member commission to study and provide recommendations to mitigate the associated costs for the State's vacant and abandoned properties, and would report back by May 1, 2023, and expire on June 30, 2023.)
Feb 02 2022 05/06/2022 Placed On House Calendar (05/12/2022)
May 06 2022
HB 7549 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- RHODE ISLAND VETERANS' HOME (Allows cold war, veteran administration connected disability, and RI national guard with less than 90 days service admission into veterans home.)
Feb 18 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 8154 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- MUSICAL AND THEATRICAL PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS (Amends the definition of "Pre-Broadway production".)
Apr 14 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 8183 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE CORPORATION (Requires that the Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation create, maintain and update a statewide directory of all municipal and private housing rental properties, that accept government subsidized housing vouchers.)
Apr 28 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 7099 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES (Reduces the fee to acquire an emailed duplicate motor vehicle registration certificate from seventeen dollars ($17.00) to five dollars ($5.00).)
Jan 12 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022

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