Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Louis P. DiPalma

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
SR 17 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Honoring Joe Baker On The Occasion Of His Retirement From The Newport Daily News
Jan 18 2017 01/18/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Jan 18 2017
SB 210 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- TEACHERS' RETIREMENT (Gradually increases the state's contribution to the teachers' retirement system, while reducing the municipal contribution, eventually resulting in the contributions being shared equally.)
Feb 02 2017 02/02/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 02 2017
SR 240 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Congratulating Jack Kane On Being Selected As The 2017 Hibernian Of The Year
Feb 08 2017 02/08/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Feb 08 2017
SR 263 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "An American Economic Recovery" Program
Feb 15 2017 02/15/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 15 2017
SB 261 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - MINIMUM WAGES (Commencing on January 1, 2018, require that all developmental disabilities organizations that employ five (5) employees or more and who are reimbursed for such services by the state, to pay their employees at least fifteen ($15.00) dollars per hour.)
Feb 15 2017 02/15/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 15 2017
SB 354 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING (Makes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of labor and training.)
Feb 16 2017 03/01/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2017
SB 419 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - OPEN MEETINGS (Requires that all public bodies keep official minutes of all meetings and file copies of these minutes with the secretary of state within thirty-five (35) days of the meeting for inspection by the public.)
Mar 02 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
SB 429 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- TRANSFER OF VEHICLES (Includes automobiles equipped with self-sealing tires to be exempt from having a spare tire and jack when sold.)
Mar 02 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
SB 396 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES--MEDICAL INFORMATION INCLUDED ON LICENSE (Allows drivers' licenses and state-issued identification cards to contain medical information to assist medical personnel.)
Mar 02 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
SB 548 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE (Has the veterans' cemetery bear the cost of funeral processions from Aquidneck Island crossing the Newport Bridge.)
Mar 15 2017 03/15/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 15 2017
SR 616 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Commemorating The Celebration Of St. Joseph'S Day
Mar 16 2017 03/16/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 16 2017
SB 253 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FUNDING OF CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Amends the provisions by which charter public schools apply for state aid for reimbursement of school housing costs and further amends the calculation method of housing costs under this section.)
Feb 15 2017 03/21/2017 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Mar 21 2017
SB 303 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS (Amends general laws to reference the new council on elementary and secondary education and makes teacher certification provisions for military personnel.)
Feb 16 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
SB 355 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES (Makes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the division of motor vehicles and the department of administration.)
Feb 16 2017 03/29/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 29 2017
SR 684 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Congratulating The Tiverton Boys' Basketball Team On Winning The 2017 Rhode Island Boys' Basketball Division Iii Tournament, And Congratulating The Tiverton Girls' Cheerleading Team On Winning The 2017 Rhode Island Cheerleading Small Division State Championship
Mar 29 2017 03/29/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 29 2017
SB 508 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKERS' COMPENSATION (Delays funding of the Rhode Island Uninsured Employers Fund by the General Assembly until July 30, 2019.)
Mar 02 2017 03/29/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 29 2017
SB 353 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (Facilitates for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of environmental management.)
Feb 16 2017 03/29/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 29 2017
SB 654 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- INTERLOCAL CONTRACTING AND JOINT ENTERPRISES, AND REGIONAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICTS (Authorizes two or more municipalities to form regional emergency communication districts.)
Mar 29 2017 03/29/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Housing And Municipal Government
Mar 29 2017
SR 697 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Honoring And Thanking The Honorable M. Teresa Paiva Weed For Her Stalwart And Passionate Service To The People Of Rhode Island
Mar 30 2017 03/30/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 30 2017
SB 707 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- RHODE ISLAND FOOD, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS ACT (Requires manufacturers to fully disclose to the DOH all ingredients contained in their cosmetic products manufactured, distributed or sold in the state, and further subjects a manufacturer to financial penalties for a violation of this requirement.)
Apr 04 2017 04/04/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Apr 04 2017

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