Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by James A. Seveney

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
SB 129 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX (Changes the minimum corporate tax by calculating the tax based on gross income.)
Feb 01 2017 02/01/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 01 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
SB 318 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Establishes a surtax on the business corporation tax for publicly traded corporations subject to SEC disclosure and reporting requirements, if corporation's ratio of compensation for its CEO to median worker is equal to or greater than 100 to 1.)
Feb 16 2017 02/16/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 16 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 459 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Exempts from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any law enforcement officer or fire fighter killed in the line of duty.)
Mar 02 2017 03/02/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 02 2017
SB 504 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EMPLOYMENT SECURITY (Creates a seasonal employment designation for purposes of unemployment insurance, which would allow employers regularly hiring employees on a recurring basis for less than 20 weeks to apply for a seasonal determination from the DTL.)
Mar 02 2017 03/08/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 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 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 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
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 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 294 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND COMMERCE CORPORATION (Directs the Rhode Island commerce corporation to develop a combat veterans' small business loan program.)
Feb 15 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
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 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
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
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
SR 686 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Congratulating Amy Henrich Of Bristol, Rhode Island, On Winning A Gold Medal In The Alpine Giant Slalom At The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games In Austria
Mar 29 2017 03/30/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 30 2017
SB 82 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- HOISTING ENGINEERS (Adds a requirement to obtain a hoisting engineering license that a person possess a certificate of registration as a registered apprentice engineer.)
Jan 18 2017 04/05/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 05 2017
SB 301 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - FEES FOR STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES - VETERANS (Authorizes state higher education institutions to waive application and transcript fees for veterans.)
Feb 16 2017 04/05/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 05 2017

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