Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Ana B. Quezada

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SR 2442 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE OF RHODE ISLAND'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM (Creates a 10 member joint commission to study and make recommendations for efficient and effective governance of pre-k through sixteen public education system, and would report back to the Senate and House by March 1, 2023, and expire on July 1, 2023.)
Mar 01 2022 06/25/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 25 2022
SB 2316 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM (Extends the life-time limit for RI works benefits to 60 months; increases the monthly cash benefit to 50% of the federal poverty level; increases post-secondary program participation by an additional 12 months.)
Feb 15 2022 06/22/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 22 2022
SB 2321 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE TO FINANCE A CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY OF THE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE BY THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $515,000,000 (Authorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of bonds in the principal amount of $515,000,000.)
Feb 15 2022 06/22/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 22 2022
SR 3024 (2022 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 100Th Anniversary Of The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
Jun 16 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SR 2307 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $10,991,049 TO FUND LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES (Requires the state to contribute twenty-five percent (25%) of the municipal funding level for public library services.)
Feb 15 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 21 2022
SB 2666 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING--DIGITAL CREDENTIALING (Mandates the department of labor and training to require publicly funded workforce and training programs to supplement all paper-based credentials with verified electronic credentials.)
Mar 10 2022 06/21/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 21 2022
SR 2462 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION IN THE FISCAL YEAR 2022-2023 BUDGET TO FUND PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES (PILOT) AT THE FULL TWENTY-SEVEN PERCENT LEVEL (This joint resolution would authorize the appropriation a sum sufficient to fund payments in lieu of taxes at the full twenty-seven percent.)
Mar 01 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SB 2847 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM (Allows families to continue to receive state and federal tax credits and any stimulus funds provided for the well-being of children or adults without jeopardizing the family's RI Works cash benefit.)
Apr 05 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SR 2851 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $200,000 TO YEAR UP PROVIDENCE (This resolution would authorize the appropriation of the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) to Year Up Providence.)
Apr 05 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 21 2022
SB 2174 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Adds to the determination of the need to support high-need students a separate and independent qualifying factor of whether the student is an English language learner as defined by the department of education's regulations.)
Feb 08 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SB 2637 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Increases the age from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition. Exempts full-time law enforcement, state marshals and members of the U.S. military from these prohibitions.)
Mar 10 2022 06/21/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 21 2022
SB 2528 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS -- TRAUMA INFORMED SCHOOLS ACT (Establishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.)
Mar 01 2022 06/18/2022 Meeting Postponed (06/21/2022)
Jun 18 2022
SB 2467 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (Establishes a core state behavioral health crisis services system, to be administered by the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.)
Mar 01 2022 06/16/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 16 2022
SB 2303 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS - CORROSION PREVENTION AND MITIGATION WORK REQUIREMENTS (Requires all contractors and subcontractors who perform construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair or maintenance work, pursuant to public works contracts, to comply with industry standards for infrastructure corrosion prevention.)
Feb 15 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022
SB 2307 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LIBRARIES -- STATE AID TO LIBRARIES (Requires the state to contribute twenty-five percent (25%) of the municipal funding level for public library services.)
Feb 15 2022 06/15/2022 Proposed Substitute
Jun 15 2022
SB 2228 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- EXPLOITATION OF ELDERS (Changes the definition of "elder person" for purposes of exploitation of elders from a person sixty-five (65) years of age or older to a person sixty (60) years of age or older.)
Feb 08 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022
SB 2653 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- LARGE CAPACITY FEEDING DEVICE BAN OF 2022 (Makes it a felony for an individual to possess any semi-automatic firearm magazine which is capable of holding more than ten (10) rounds of ammunition. Violations are punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment or a fine of up to $5,000.)
Mar 10 2022 06/14/2022 Defeated In Committee
Jun 14 2022
SB 2573 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL EDUCATION OMBUD (Establishes the RI ombud for special education who ensures school districts throughout the state meet the minimum standards required to comply with the individualized education programs for students with disabilities.)
Mar 10 2022 06/14/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 14 2022
SB 2769 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).)
Mar 24 2022 06/14/2022 Committee Heard
Jun 14 2022
SB 2440 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT -- PSYCHOLOGISTS (Provides that the permanent foundation educational aid program would provide state funding for school-based mental health services pursuant to specified conditions.)
Mar 01 2022 06/14/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 14 2022

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