Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by James A. Seveney

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2796 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- RHODE ISLAND RESOURCE RECOVERY CORPORATION (Provides that any operational surplus of the Rhode Island resource recovery corporation shall be automatically transferred, on an annual basis, to a restricted receipt account for the sole purpose of waste management infrastructure.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 12 2020
SB 2790 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Removes funding requirement from department of elementary and secondary education.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SB 2791 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - STATE AID (Amends the computation of relative wealth of municipalities for the purpose of distributing state aid by eliminating the requirement that certain exemptions include tax treaty's that are conditioned on being in force on May 15, 2005.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SB 2788 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Modifies the amount of education aid determined for each school district with respect to high-need students.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SB 2779 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Requires development of benchmarks specific to each LEA and incentive fund structure for state share of LEA's non-core costs.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SB 2782 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CURRICULUM [SEE TITLE 19 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT] (Provides for a minimum standard for the public education system.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SB 2777 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND ECONOMIC GROWTH BLOCKCHAIN ACT (Establishes an economic growth blockchain act, set regulations for the sale of hemp, regulate virtual and digital assets and establish depository banks for these purposes.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Mar 12 2020
SB 2433 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Issues permanent registration and registration plates to vehicles owned by the Civil Air Patrol.)
Feb 13 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
SB 2103 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS - NET NEUTRALITY (Requires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.)
Jan 22 2020 03/11/2020 Placed On Senate Calendar
Mar 11 2020
SB 2638 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Requires the state, including all its agencies and departments, to purchase one hundred percent (100%) of their energy needs from renewable sources by January 1, 2031.)
Feb 27 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
SB 2073 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Authorizes tax assessors in the cities and towns to use the last statutory update or revaluation as the assessed valuation upon which to levy taxes regarding their real property.)
Jan 21 2020 03/09/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/12/2020)
Mar 09 2020
SB 2300 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN (Requires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a worker rights' training program established and funded by the department of labor and training.)
Feb 04 2020 03/05/2020 Referred To House Labor
Mar 05 2020
SB 2469 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES (Creates a voluntary mechanism for municipalities to use to dedicate a park, conservation or other land they own as public trust land in perpetuity to protect and preserve its future use.)
Feb 13 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
SB 2480 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS (Exempts agencies of municipalities and the state from releasing information as to the residency of municipal or state police officers regarding public records requests.)
Feb 13 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
SR 2099 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE POSSIBILITY OF TRANSITIONING THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BIENNIAL BUDGET (Creates a thirteen (13) member commission to study the possibility of transitioning the state to the establishment of a biennial budget, and who would report back to the General Assembly and the Governor by February 4, 2020, and expire on July 4, 2020.)
Jan 21 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
SB 2327 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FUNDRAISING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Allows school committees to budget funds for field trips when creating a school budget.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommends Passage Of Sub A
Mar 04 2020
SR 2723 (2020 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Congratulating The Barrington Under 12 All Star Team On Their Success In The 2019 Little League World Series
Mar 03 2020 03/03/2020 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 03 2020
SB 2468 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - ZONING ORDINANCES (Provides a procedure for homeowners to submit for review by a municipal official for a proposed land use not specifically listed under local ordinances or whether it requires a special-use permit.)
Feb 13 2020 03/03/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/05/2020)
Mar 03 2020
SB 2141 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AERONAUTICS -- AIRPORTS AND LANDING FIELDS (Allows DOT to lease airport property up to 50 years for substantial improvement/building and increases RI airport corporation directors from 7 to 9 with one appointment (RIPA) and (RIGABOA).)
Jan 22 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
SB 2646 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION (Requires the department of human services and/or the department of administration to pilot at least one contract using verification software for billable hours and for professional or technical services in excess of one million dollars.)
Feb 27 2020 02/27/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 27 2020

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