Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Evan P. Shanley

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 7428 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- MAIL BALLOTS (Allows the board of elections to begin the certification of mail ballots twenty (20) days prior to election day. It also establishes a new and more comprehensive mail ballot voter signature verification process.)
Feb 09 2022 06/07/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 07 2022
HB 7100 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- SECRETARY OF STATE -- LET RI VOTE ACT (Allows voting by mail without needing an excuse/improves voter roll cleanup/allows applying for mail ballots through online system/allows nursing home residents to receive mail ballot applications automatically/codifies mail ballot drop box requirements.)
Jan 12 2022 06/07/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 07 2022
HR 7562 (2022 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY PROSPECTIVE IMPROVEMENTS IN PATIENTS' ACCESSIBILITY TO MEDICAL CARE FROM LICENSED NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS (Creates a 13 member commission to study prospective improvements in patients' accessibility to medical care from licensed naturopathic physicians, and would report back by April 20, 2023, and would expire on July 20, 2023.)
Feb 18 2022 06/02/2022 House Passed Sub A
Jun 02 2022
HR 7022 (2022 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION REINSTATING THE LIFE OF AND EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION KNOWN AS THE "RHODE ISLAND ONLINE DATA TRANSPARENCY AND PRIVACY PROTECTION COMMISSION" (Reinstates the life and extends the expiration and reporting dates of the "Rhode Island Online Data Transparency and Privacy Protection Commission" from May 5, 2021, to June 24, 2022, and said commission would expire on July 8, 2022.)
Jan 10 2022 05/24/2022 House Passed Sub A
May 24 2022
HB 7905 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Forbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement or non-disparagement agreement, regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct, as a condition of employment.)
Mar 04 2022 05/20/2022 Referred To Senate Judiciary
May 20 2022
HB 7411 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINALS -- CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS -- LOSS OF RIGHTS BY PRISONERS (Repeals the provision of the general laws declaring prisoners serving a life sentence civilly dead.)
Feb 09 2022 05/20/2022 Referred To Senate Judiciary
May 20 2022
HR 8256 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating The Members And Coach Of The East Greenwich High School Team On Their Victory At The Rhode Island Academic Decathlon
May 17 2022 05/17/2022 House Read And Passed
May 17 2022
HR 8245 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE MEDICAID SECTION 1115 DEMONSTRATION WAIVER REQUESTS AND RENEWALS (This joint resolution would approve an amendment to the Medicaid section 1115 demonstration waiver requests and renewals.)
May 12 2022 05/12/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 12 2022
HR 7320 (2022 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND REVIEW THE COST AND STATUS OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND OWNED, VACANT, AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR METHODS TO MITIGATE THE ASSOCIATED EXPENSES (Creates a 13 member commission to study and provide recommendations to mitigate the associated costs for the State's vacant and abandoned properties, and would report back by May 1, 2023, and expire on June 30, 2023.)
Feb 02 2022 05/12/2022 House Passed Sub A As Amended (Floor Amendment)
May 12 2022
HB 7390 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES -- MINIMUM WAGE FOR PROVIDERS (Requires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage, of no less than twenty-one dollars ($21.00) per hour, and to include wage incremental raises for existing employees.)
Feb 09 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7859 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- HEALTH CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED RESIDENTS ACT (Increases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.)
Mar 04 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7925 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Increases the maximum state and municipal small purchase limits from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction projects and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other state and municipal purchases.)
Mar 07 2022 05/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 11 2022
HB 7320 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND REVIEW THE COST AND STATUS OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND OWNED, VACANT, AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR METHODS TO MITIGATE THE ASSOCIATED EXPENSES (Creates a 13 member commission to study and provide recommendations to mitigate the associated costs for the State's vacant and abandoned properties, and would report back by May 1, 2023, and expire on June 30, 2023.)
Feb 02 2022 05/06/2022 Placed On House Calendar (05/12/2022)
May 06 2022
HB 7099 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES (Reduces the fee to acquire an emailed duplicate motor vehicle registration certificate from seventeen dollars ($17.00) to five dollars ($5.00).)
Jan 12 2022 05/05/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 05 2022
HB 7069 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Allows real property owner a one-time non-refundable tax credit for the actual costs of connecting a single family or multi-family dwelling to a municipal sewer system credited to the owner's personal or corporate income tax.)
Jan 12 2022 05/03/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 03 2022
HB 8159 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- PAYMENT OF WAGES (Provides for contractor liability for debts owed to an employer or third party on the wage claimants behalf, incurred by a subcontractor.)
Apr 14 2022 05/03/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 03 2022
HB 7986 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ALLOCATING $8,000,000 TO WOMEN AND INFANTS HOSPITAL (Authorizes and allocates the sum of $8,000,000 to the Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, to be used towards the Hospital's renovation of its Labor and Delivery Unit. The allocation comes from American Rescue Plan Act funds.)
Mar 16 2022 04/28/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 28 2022
HR 8188 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming May 1St Through May 7Th Of 2022, To Be "Teacher Appreciation Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
Apr 28 2022 04/28/2022 House Read And Passed
Apr 28 2022
HB 7892 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT (Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings and provides that any eviction for nonpayment of rent, in which the rent arrearage is paid through a rent relief program, shall remain sealed permanently.)
Mar 04 2022 04/27/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2022
HR 8162 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Michael James Burke Sr.
Apr 26 2022 04/26/2022 House Read And Passed
Apr 26 2022

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