Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Louis P. DiPalma

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
SB 989 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Provides that every superintendent of schools shall create an annual report on the progress and status of academic achievement of foster care youth.)
Jun 28 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
SR 992 (2021 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The United States Congress To Endorse The National Infrastructure Bank
Jun 28 2021 06/30/2021 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 30 2021
SR 985 (2021 Regular Session)
SENATE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND (Creates a not more than 11 member commission to review and make recommendations on how to most efficiently and effectively administer health and human services in the state, and would report back by March 1, 2022, and expire on July 1, 2022.)
Jun 27 2021 07/01/2021 Senate Read And Passed
Jul 01 2021
SB 979 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Edgar Javier Moya Fernandez to join Alexandria Rego and Diego Molina in marriage on or about July 18, 2021, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.)
Jun 25 2021 07/02/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 02 2021
SB 972 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE -- LONG TERM CARE SERVICES AND FINANCE REFORM (Increases the wages for direct care workers employed by home nursing care and home care providers licensed by the Rhode Island department of health.)
Jun 22 2021 06/29/2021 Senate Passed As Amended (Floor Amendment)
Jun 29 2021
SB 968 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - VIDEO LOTTERY GAMES, TABLE GAMES AND SPORTS WAGERING (Provides for an adjustment to the states allocated revenue from the Tiverton gaming facility in the event of a closure.)
Jun 18 2021 06/24/2021 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 24 2021
SB 955 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- PEER-TO-PEER CAR SHARING PROGRAM (Authorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.)
Jun 17 2021 06/24/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 24 2021
SB 946 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Daniel R. Baker to join Sarah Brousseau and Joshua Hayes in marriage on or about September 18, 2021, within the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.)
Jun 04 2021 07/07/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 07 2021
SR 906 (2021 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Proclaiming May 19Th Of 2021 As "Greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
May 18 2021 05/18/2021 Senate Read And Passed
May 18 2021
SB 896 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (Establishes the twelve (12) member broadband council to create a plan to increase the use of broadband service in the state. A broadband coordinator is to be designated in Commerce RI to access federal funds and coordinate with the council.)
May 14 2021 05/27/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 27 2021
SB 880 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Provides for a medical assistance rate review process. Further provides for a twenty-four (24) member advisory committee. Pursuant to the act, each provider rate would be reviewed at least once every five (5) years.)
May 07 2021 05/20/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 20 2021
SB 873 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS - THE GREEN BUILDINGS ACT (Effective December 31, 2020, terminates the requirement of utilizing green building standards for new public buildings construction projects.)
May 07 2021 06/02/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 02 2021
SB 832 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Requires cities and towns to assess renewable energy resources to be taxed as tangible property and the real property on which it is located shall not be reclassified, revalued or reassessed.)
Apr 23 2021 06/29/2021 Senate Passed As Amended (Floor Amendment)
Jun 29 2021
SB 827 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- ESTABLISHMENT OF CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Define educational disadvantaged students. This act would also require the use of a weighted lottery for charter school establishment, charter renewal and for student applications when there aren’t enough seats available.)
Apr 23 2021 06/23/2021 Meeting Postponed (06/23/2021)
Jun 23 2021
SB 799 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - REGISTRATION OF VOTERS (Increases the role of the division of motor vehicles in the voter registration and address verification process, by establishing very specific obligations.)
Apr 08 2021 05/13/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 13 2021
SB 793 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Requires nursing facilities per diem rates to be adjusted every 3 years or the rate shall automatically increase by 3%. Requires Medicaid rates paid to nursing facilities be increased by the same percentage of any minimum wage increase.)
Apr 08 2021 04/29/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 29 2021
SR 812 (2021 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Proclaiming April, 2021, To Be "The Month Of The Military Child" In Rhode Island
Apr 08 2021 04/13/2021 Senate Read And Passed
Apr 13 2021
SB 774 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- RHODE ISLAND SALVAGE LAW (Provides that if an insurance company is unable to obtain a certificate of title for a vehicle, the insurance company or its agent may apply for and obtain, free and clear of all liens and claims of ownership, a salvage certificate of title.)
Apr 01 2021 07/20/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 20 2021
SB 760 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- GREEN BUILDINGS ACT (Repeals the expiration provisions that major facility projects or other public improvements comply with green building standards, thereby requiring major facility projects of state agencies to be constructed to LEED standards.)
Apr 01 2021 04/29/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 29 2021
SB 770 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES (Creates consumer legislation designed to limit in-application payments for software applications and purchases.)
Apr 01 2021 05/19/2021 Meeting Postponed (05/20/2021)
May 19 2021

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