Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Bernard A. Hawkins

Bill Title Introduced↑ Latest Action
HB 5203 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Permits the division of motor vehicles to suspend the registration privileges of motor carriers upon receipt of notice from the department of labor and training that the motor carrier has not secured workers' compensation insurance.)
Jan 27 2021 04/08/2021 Referred To Senate Judiciary
Apr 08 2021
HB 5214 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION (Eliminates the ten dollar ($10.00) fee requirement for the sales tax permit.)
Jan 27 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 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
HB 5215 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- ESTATE AND TRANSFER TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Increases the exemption for estate taxes to two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) effective January 1, 2023. There would be a further increased estate tax exemption to five million dollars ($5,000,000) effective January 1, 2025.)
Jan 27 2021 05/06/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 06 2021
HR 5176 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Governor Of The State Of Rhode Island To Adjust Public Health Guidelines That Are Harming Rhode Island'S Small Business Community
Jan 27 2021 02/22/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 22 2021
HB 5280 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT RECYCLING ACT OF 2021 (Creates a refundable ten cent ($0.10) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A four cents ($0.04) handling fee would be paid by distributors.)
Jan 29 2021 02/11/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 11 2021
HB 5284 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- PRIMARY ELECTION DATES (Requires that the primary election date, typically the eighth Tuesday preceding the biennial state elections, shall be held on the Wednesday immediately following Labor Day, only if the eighth Tuesday immediately follows Labor Day.)
Jan 29 2021 02/26/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2021
HB 5255 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES - BREWERIES AND DISTILLERIES (Modifies limitations on quantities of malt beverages and distilled spirits that can be sold at retail by certain licensed breweries and distilleries for off-premises consumption.)
Jan 29 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 5393 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- COMMISSION ON STANDARDS AND TRAINING (Requires training/instructions for police officers/trainees to identify persons with cognitive/communication disabilities and to develop law enforcement responses and training for police investigating such complaints.)
Feb 05 2021 03/09/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 09 2021
HB 5432 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- THE MARYELLEN GOODWIN COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING ACT (Insurance coverage for prostate/colon cancer screening.)
Feb 08 2021 04/29/2021 Signed By Governor
Apr 29 2021
HB 5431 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- RESTROOM ACCESS ACT (Requires retail establishments with 3 or more employees on the premises without accessible public restroom to allow customers suffering from eligible conditions access to their employee restrooms.)
Feb 08 2021 04/08/2021 Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Apr 08 2021
HB 5586 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION -- EXEMPTIONS (Includes the real and tangible personal property of St. John Baptist De La Salle Institute, d/b/a La Salle Academy, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.)
Feb 12 2021 06/01/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 01 2021
HB 5856 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LABOR AND PAYMENT OF DEBTS BY CONTRACTORS (Relieves regulatory burden by authorizing submission of certified payroll using federal forms for all public works.)
Feb 24 2021 07/08/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 08 2021
HB 5727 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL (Requires the office of the attorney general to issue a report containing the total cases charged with a firearm in all Rhode Island courts and a list of cases charged with a firearm which have been disposed during the calendar year.)
Feb 24 2021 07/14/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 14 2021
HB 5820 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Holders of Class B licenses shall offer the public food during times alcoholic beverages are sold to the public.)
Feb 24 2021 03/18/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 18 2021
HB 5821 (2021 Regular Session)
An Act Validating And Ratifying The 2020 Amendments To The Home Rule Charter Of The Town Of Smithfield
Feb 24 2021 07/01/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 01 2021
HB 5958 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- NON PROFIT DENTAL SERVICE (Provides that non profit dental service corporations shall have the power to provide for the administering and/or insuring of vision and optometric programs.)
Feb 26 2021 03/29/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 29 2021
HB 6039 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION EXEMPTION (Extends the manufacturing machinery and equipment exemption.)
Feb 26 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 6044 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE (Creates a special license plate for the not for profit Atlantic Shark Institute.)
Feb 26 2021 06/28/2021 House Read And Passed
Jun 28 2021
HB 6080 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- FAMILY COURT (Only protective orders issued against adults are to be transmitted to A.G.'s B.C.I. for inclusion in the R.O.N.C.O. system. Protective orders against juveniles will be accessible to law enforcement.)
Mar 03 2021 03/31/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 31 2021

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