Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by James A. Seveney

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
SR 2921 (2020 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of The Honorable Paul L. Gaines, Sr., The First African American Mayor In New England
Jul 16 2020 07/16/2020 Senate Read And Passed
Jul 16 2020
SB 2783 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Requires the general assembly to establish an education aid fund to be administered by the department of education for increases in enrollment of at least twenty five (25) students.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SB 2795 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS (Requires electronic filing of returns and remittance of payments for certain larger business registrants.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 12 2020
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 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 2787 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Amends the local share of education funding to be paid to charter public schools based on a comparison of performance data between the specific school from which the student is coming and the specific charter school that will be receiving the student.)
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 2830 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- DIVISION OF PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION (Makes numerous changes to the merit system.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Labor
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 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 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 2845 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $65,900,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, ADDITIONS, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE TOWN, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 35% FOR EXPENDITURES ELIGIBLE FOR STATE AID AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY ANY GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY CAPITAL FUND (Authorizes the town of Portsmouth to issue bonds and notes to finance the construction, additions, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities throughout the town.)
Mar 12 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
SB 2803 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Increases the maximum small state purchase from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction projects and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other small purchases.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 12 2020
SB 2792 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Requires department of elementary and secondary education to include amount of state and local share of education funding calculated for each local agency receiving state aid, requires cities and towns to appropriate sufficient funds to meet their share)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 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 2650 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Expands the definition of sales to include any license, lease, or rental of prewritten or vendor-hosted computer software and specified digital products. This act would also define "end-user" for specified digital products.)
Feb 27 2020 06/24/2020 Signed By Governor
Jun 24 2020
SR 2711 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE -- RIGHT TO ADEQUATE EDUCATION (Adds two sections to the constitution/guarantees residents adequate education permitting learning at high levels, become lifelong learners, productive workers and responsible citizens/makes rights guaranteed under the constitution judicially enforceable.)
Feb 27 2020 02/27/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Feb 27 2020
SB 2621 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (Creates the uniform natural gas leaks classification act which classifies gas leaks into different grades and identifies the steps and procedures to be taken and provides a reporting requirement for a gas company subsequent to a leak.)
Feb 27 2020 02/27/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Feb 27 2020
SB 2672 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Allows local tax assessors to assess valuations on a yearly basis pursuant to chapter 4 of title 44, section one, and to adjust the valuation of assessed properties on a yearly basis pursuant thereto.)
Feb 27 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Heard
Mar 12 2020

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