Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Ana B. Quezada

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
SR 16 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Commemorating The Celebration Of The Birth Of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan 18 2017 01/18/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Jan 18 2017
SB 94 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - SMALL LOAN LENDERS (Repeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders.")
Feb 01 2017 02/01/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Feb 01 2017
SB 127 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- CHILD CARE--STATE SUBSIDIES (Enhances the reimbursement rates paid by the departments of human services and children, youth and families for infants and toddlers enrolled in licensed child care centers and certified family child care providers.)
Feb 01 2017 02/01/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 01 2017
SR 359 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Commemorating The 173Rd Anniversary Of Dominican Republic Independence On February 27, 2017
Feb 16 2017 02/16/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Feb 16 2017
SB 316 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - CHILD CARE - STATE SUBSIDIES (Enhances reimbursement rates paid by the departments of human services and children, youth and families for children in the child care assistance program, starting with infants and toddlers in 2017.)
Feb 16 2017 02/16/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 16 2017
SB 149 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- RHODE ISLAND INFORMATION EXCHANGE ACT OF 2008 (Requires the health information exchange advisory commission to develop a strategic plan for interoperability of electronic health record systems.)
Feb 01 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
SB 340 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - STALKING (Prohibits stalking defined as a course of conduct by anyone who may cause a reasonable person to either fear for their own safety or the safety of a third person or cause a reasonable person to suffer emotional distress. Enumerates penalties for stalking.)
Feb 16 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
SR 366 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of February As "Black History Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
Feb 28 2017 02/28/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Feb 28 2017
SB 466 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- TUITION EQUITY (Creates the "Student Equal Economic Opportunity Act" which would allow students who meet certain requirements to be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at Rhode Island universities, colleges or community colleges.)
Mar 02 2017 03/02/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 02 2017
SB 385 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - PAY FOR SUCCESS CRIMINAL RECIDIVISM REDUCTION ACT (Provides for the contracting with criminal justice reform services which provide Pay for Success criminal justice reform programs.)
Mar 02 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
SB 150 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Requires insurance coverage for at least ninety (90) days of residential or inpatient services for mental health and/or substance-use disorders for American Society of Addiction Medicine levels of care 3.1 and 3.3.)
Feb 01 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
SB 233 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- IMMIGRATION STATUS (Prohibits a landlord from asking about the immigration status of a tenant, prospective tenant, occupant, or prospective occupant of residential rental property.)
Feb 02 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
SB 501 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Provides insurors cannot terminate residential or inpatient substance abuse treatment for patients currently in treatment.)
Mar 02 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
SB 509 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CONTRACTORS' REGISTRATION LICENSING BOARD (Adds two (2) members to the contractors' registration licensing board; a licensed plumber and a registered contractor and would require at least one member of the board to be a minority.)
Mar 02 2017 03/08/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 2017
SB 511 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- HOLIDAY AND SUNDAY WORK (For the purposes of overtime on Sundays and holidays, removes the exemption in the definition of employees for health care and maintenance workers, thereby entitling them to overtime pay.)
Mar 02 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
SB 505 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - OVERTIME WAGES (Exempts certain executive, administrative, and professional employees from overtime pay if their weekly wages exceed one thousand thirty-six dollars ($1,036), an increase from the current two hundred dollars ($200).)
Mar 02 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
SB 441 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ENERGY SITING (Requires environmental impacts be considered in energy plant siting proceedings.)
Mar 02 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Heard
Mar 22 2017
SR 683 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Proclaiming March 29, 2017, To Be "Annual Social Work Education Legislative Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 29 2017 03/29/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 29 2017
SB 212 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Oasis International, Inc., a Rhode Island nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island.)
Feb 02 2017 03/30/2017 Senate Held On Desk
Mar 30 2017
SB 126 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- MOTOR VEHICLE TAX ELIMINATION (Provides a gradually increasing exemption to motor vehicle excise taxes for distressed communities starting FY 2018 $2,000, FY 2019 $4,000, and FY 2020 $6,000.)
Feb 01 2017 04/06/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 06 2017

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