Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Thomas E. Noret

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
HB 5383 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Extends the "lookback" period for third and subsequent offenses under chapter relative to driving under the influence of liquor or drugs and refusal to submit to chemical test from five (5) to ten (10) years.)
Feb 05 2021 02/23/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 23 2021
HB 5292 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA CONFIDENTIALITY ACT (Provides confidentiality protection to military sexual trauma (MST) victims.)
Jan 29 2021 02/23/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 23 2021
HB 5619 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN (Requires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a training program which shall address workers' rights, workplace health and safety, and workers' compensation, to be established and funded by the DLT.)
Feb 18 2021 02/24/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 24 2021
HB 5111 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- CIVIL AIR PATROL ACT (Authorizes state aide to RICAP for training/equipment for use during times of natural disaster/emergency as needed by state EMA/governor.)
Jan 25 2021 02/24/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 24 2021
HB 5110 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES--ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION (Provides that any person who has a retail sales permit would not be required to pay a separate registration fee to make sales at flea markets; provided, however, the person would remain responsible to pay all taxes due as a result of sales at a flea mkt.)
Jan 22 2021 02/24/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 24 2021
HB 5118 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - PAYMENTS TO FIRE COMPANIES (Provides for an appropriation of state funds to cities and towns who are members of the Narragansett Bay marine task force (NBMTF) for the maintenance of boats providing services to Narragansett Bay.)
Jan 25 2021 02/24/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 24 2021
HB 5360 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- THE CLIMATE CHANGE COASTAL ADAPTATION TRUST FUND (Establishes the Ocean State Climate Adaptation and Resilience (OSCAR) trust fund which provides grants to fund projects that adapt infrastructure on public lands to address impacts of climate change.)
Feb 05 2021 02/24/2021 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Feb 24 2021
HR 5946 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Commemorating "Health Care Workers Appreciation Day" On March 1, 2021, In The State Of Rhode Island
Feb 25 2021 02/25/2021 House Read And Passed
Feb 25 2021
HB 5249 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM (Establishes a program for the importation of wholesale prescription drugs from Canada to provide cost savings to Rhode Island consumers.)
Jan 29 2021 03/01/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2021
HB 5372 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG AFFORDABILITY BOARD - GROUP PURCHASING BOARD FOR RX WE CAN AFFORD (Creates a prescription drug affordability board composed of representatives of affected stakeholders designated to investigate and comprehensively evaluate drug prices for Rhode Islanders and possible ways to reduce them to make them more affordable.)
Feb 05 2021 03/01/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2021
HB 5757 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING (Increase the fines for the late filing of campaign finance reports to one hundred dollars ($100) for a second offense, five hundred dollars ($500) for a third offense, and one thousand dollars ($1,000) for all subsequent offenses.)
Feb 24 2021 03/01/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2021
HB 5402 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR -- ORGANIZATION OF STATE EMPLOYEES (Requires that if state employee unions are engaged in contract negotiations and/or utilizing the dispute resolution process, all terms and conditions in the collective bargaining agreement shall continue to remain in effect.)
Feb 05 2021 03/01/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2021
HB 5368 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BARBERS, HAIRDRESSERS, COSMETICIANS, MANICURISTS AND ESTHETICIANS (Adds the application or removal of eyelash extensions and the use of chemicals in the area of the eyelids to the definition of the "practice of hairdressing and cosmetic therapy".)
Feb 05 2021 03/01/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2021
HB 5529 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAYS -- SIDEWALKS (Requires that all maintenance of sidewalks along state highways be the responsibility of the state.)
Feb 12 2021 03/02/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 02 2021
HB 5231 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX (Provides technical amendments to the existing Pass-through Entity Election Tax statute to allow tax practitioners and the Rhode Island Division of Taxation to comply with the provisions in practice.)
Jan 29 2021 03/02/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 02 2021
HB 5213 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS (Changes the rate of interest for underpayments of tax to prime rate plus six percent (6%). Also limits the assessment of interest to four (4) calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent.)
Jan 27 2021 03/02/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 02 2021
HR 5236 (2021 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS TO HELP STABILIZE COSTS AND OTHER FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH RHODE ISLAND'S CITIES' AND TOWNS' STUDENT TRANSPORTATION (Creates an 11 member commission to examine and provide recommendations to stabilize cities' and towns' student transportation costs and regulations, and who would report back to the House by January 4, 2022, and expire on April 4, 2022.)
Jan 29 2021 03/03/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2021
HB 5115 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- HOME COMMUNITY CARE SERVICES TO THE ELDERLY (Expands eligibility for elderly services assistance to persons under age 65 suffering from physician confirmed Alzheimer's disease related dementia with income not to exceed 250% of federal poverty level.)
Jan 25 2021 03/04/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2021
HB 5548 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (Regulates the manufacture, distribution and retail sale of vapor products in Rhode Island.)
Feb 12 2021 03/08/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 2021
HB 5375 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Increases mandatory insurance coverage for hearing aids from $1,500 to $2,000, per ear, every three (3) years. In addition, the amount of insurance coverage would no longer be based on the age of the recipient.)
Feb 05 2021 03/08/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 2021

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