Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Sherry Roberts

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
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 8229 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- COUNSELING COMPACT (Allows for the interstate practice of licensed professional counselors with the goal of improving public access to professional counseling services, by providing for the mutual recognition of other member state licenses through the counseling compact.)
May 11 2022 05/11/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Health & Human Services
May 11 2022
HB 7643 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- INDEPENDENT MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS (Eliminates the $2,500 appropriation for the naval militia battalion in their armory afloat, the U.S.S. Providence, and makes an annual appropriation in the amount of $2,500 to the Kingston Reds in the town of Coventry for the rental of an armory.)
Mar 02 2022 05/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 11 2022
HB 7487 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS PROGRAM (Requires general treasurer upon request from RIDE to establish education savings account to assist remote-learning students with educational support exempt from state income tax.)
Feb 16 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 8030 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- LANGUAGE ACADEMIES ACT (Establishes language academies for non-English proficient students and establishes the Rhode Island education revitalization fund to provide funding to the language academies.)
Mar 23 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 8029 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FAILING SCHOOL CHOICE ACT (Establishes the Failing School Choice Act, to permit students at failing schools to enroll in any public school. It also establishes the Rhode Island education revitalization fund to provide funding to the school choice program.)
Mar 23 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 7384 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAYS -- SIDEWALKS (Requires that maintenance of sidewalks along state highways be the responsibility of the state. Such maintenance shall not include snow removal, sweeping and cleaning.)
Feb 09 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 7918 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAYS -- MUNICIPAL ROADS AND BRIDGES MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (Establishes a new fund, with 50% of state motor vehicle registration fees, to be administered by the director of the department of transportation, for municipal road and bridges' maintenance and construction projects.)
Mar 07 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 7983 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR FUEL TAX (Imposes a moratorium on the payment of the fuel tax until June 30, 2023.)
Mar 16 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 7866 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- ESTATE AND TRANSFER TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Eliminates the estate tax in Rhode Island.)
Mar 04 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 7176 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Provides a scholarship allowing a student in the care and custody of the DCYF to attend RIC without the payment of tuition and room and board as long as they meet the eligibility requirements of the program and the admission criteria of RIC.)
Jan 26 2022 05/04/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 04 2022
HB 7173 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Allows volunteer firefighters who pay for their own training and equipment to receive an income tax credit.)
Jan 26 2022 05/03/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 03 2022
HB 7642 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - AGREEMENT TO PHASE OUT CORPORATE INCENTIVES COMPACT ACT (Establishes a compact agreement among at least two (2) states to prohibit the use of subsidies to selectively retain industry or company entice relocation from one state to another state or to open a new facility.)
Mar 02 2022 04/27/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2022
HB 7294 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Permits certain volunteer firefighters to purchase motor vehicles by utilizing state purchasing provisions.)
Feb 02 2022 04/27/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2022
HR 7241 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE-LINE ITEM VETO (This proposed amendment to the Constitution would provide the governor with a line-item veto on the budget and other bills for the appropriation of money.)
Jan 28 2022 04/27/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2022
HB 7451 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- INSPECTION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS -- ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY OF JOHNSON'S POND (Provides a dedicated grant of funding to DEM, specifically to commission an environmental study for the public benefit.)
Feb 11 2022 04/26/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 26 2022
HB 7606 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Provides that all school districts shall incorporate cursive handwriting into elementary school curriculum in order to be proficient by third grade.)
Mar 02 2022 04/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 11 2022
HB 7853 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- DAMAGES FROM MILLDAMS -- THE JOHNSON'S POND PROTECTION ACT (Makes the Mill Damn Act subject to the provisions of the Freshwater Wetlands Act.)
Mar 04 2022 04/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 11 2022
HB 7608 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CHIARA'S LAW -- SCREENING AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA (Requires screening for dyslexia and related disorders for public school students in grades kindergarten through grade four (K-4) and would provide for instruction in cursive writing.)
Mar 02 2022 04/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 11 2022
HB 7306 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - CHILDREN (Criminalizes the knowing and intentional failure of a physician, nurse, or other licensed medical person to provide reasonable medical care and treatment to an infant born alive as a felony.)
Feb 02 2022 04/07/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 07 2022

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