Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Mary Ann Shallcross Smith

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
HR 5353 (2023 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO EXAMINE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO COMBAT THE RISING THREAT OF TARGETED VIOLENCE AGAINST FAITH COMMUNITIES (Creates a 15 member commission to examine and make recommendations to combat the rising threat of targeted violence against faith communities, and report back to the House by February 7, 2024, and expire on May 7, 2024.)
Feb 03 2023 02/03/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Health & Human Services
Feb 03 2023
HB 5399 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES (Authorizes and requires the department of human services to hire an administrator for the refugee assistance program on a full-time basis.)
Feb 03 2023 02/03/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 03 2023
HB 5396 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Provides for an appropriation by the general assembly in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the various school districts and municipalities to employ additional social workers.)
Feb 03 2023 02/03/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 03 2023
HB 5394 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- RHODE ISLAND PATHWAYS PROJECT (Requires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment of the chronically homeless.)
Feb 03 2023 02/03/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 03 2023
HB 5323 (2023 Regular Session)
An Act Relating To Education -- The Education Equity And Property Tax Relief Act
Feb 01 2023 02/01/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 01 2023
HB 5313 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE MEDICAID REENTRY ACT (Requires that Medicaid enrollment be maintained or provided to all inmates in the first 30 days of incarceration at the adult correctional institutions within the department of corrections and the last 30 days of incarceration.)
Feb 01 2023 02/01/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 01 2023
HB 5278 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Increases the number of lockdown drills required to be done in every school from two (2) per school year to four (4) per school year. This act would also eliminate the requirement for two (2) yearly evacuation drills.)
Feb 01 2023 02/03/2023 Scheduled For Hearing And/Or Consideration (02/08/2023)
Feb 03 2023
HR 5269 (2023 Regular Session)
House Resolution Celebrating The 9Th Annual "Physician Anesthesiologists Week" On January 29Th Through February 4, 2023, In The State Of Rhode Island
Jan 31 2023 01/31/2023 House Read And Passed
Jan 31 2023
HB 5177 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- EMBRYO SAFETY AND STORAGE (Creates the “Embryo Safety and Storage Act of 2023" and requires the department of health to regulate and license embryo storage facilities.)
Jan 19 2023 02/03/2023 Scheduled For Hearing And/Or Consideration (02/07/2023)
Feb 03 2023
HB 5166 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL EDUCATION OMBUD (Establishes the RI ombud for special education who ensures school districts throughout the state meet the minimum standards required to comply with the individualized education programs for students with disabilities.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Education
Jan 19 2023
HB 5193 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- RHODE ISLAND CHILDCARE ESSENTIAL ACT (Creates the Rhode Island Child Care Assistance Program that governs both family eligibility for the state’s child care subsidy program and the rates paid to child care providers serving families receiving a subsidy.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 19 2023
HB 5202 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- COLLECTION OF TAXES GENERALLY (Prohibits the tax sale of properties when litigation is pending disputing the amount owed.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government & Housing
Jan 19 2023
HR 5146 (2023 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $1,000,000 TO THE RHODE ISLAND COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES FOR DIRECT GRANT FUNDING TO COMMUNITY CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT RHODE ISLAND (Authorizes the appropriation of the sum of $1,000,000 to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to continue efforts to support local cultural organizations throughout the State.)
Jan 18 2023 01/18/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 18 2023
HB 5085 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWO (2) MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE ACT (Mandates 20 students per classroom for kindergarten through second grade. Exceptions for emergencies and temporary situations, not to exceed 3 days and mid-year enrollments.)
Jan 12 2023 01/12/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Education
Jan 12 2023
HB 5099 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND HOPE SCHOLARSHIP PILOT PROGRAM ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island hope scholarship pilot program to provide two-year scholarships to junior and seniors at Rhode Island college.)
Jan 12 2023 01/12/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 12 2023
HR 5131 (2023 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION AMENDING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE YEARS 2021 AND 2022 (Amends the House Rules to permit a member to vote by proxy when the member is unable to be physically present due to a health condition.)
Jan 12 2023 01/18/2023 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jan 18 2023
HB 5094 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND EARLY EDUCATOR INVESTMENT ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act to develop and implement strategies to improve the compensation of early childhood educators.)
Jan 12 2023 01/12/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 12 2023
HR 5072 (2023 Regular Session)
House Resolution Recognizing And Thanking Sandy M. Barone For All She Has Done For The People Of East Providence, Barrington And The State Of Rhode Island
Jan 11 2023 01/11/2023 House Read And Passed
Jan 11 2023
HB 5043 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- INSURANCE BENEFITS (Provides that adjunct faculty members at any state college or university who teach at least 50% of the hours regularly worked by full-time faculty in a semester would be eligible for the same medical benefits as other state employees.)
Jan 11 2023 01/11/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 11 2023
HR 5063 (2023 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Brigadier General Michael T. Byrnes, United States Army, Retired
Jan 11 2023 01/11/2023 House Read And Passed
Jan 11 2023

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