Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Evan P. Shanley

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
HR 5181 (2017 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE (GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO APPEAR JOINTLY ON THE BALLOT) (Amends the constitution so that in the year 2022 and thereafter, candidates for the office of governor and lieutenant governor would form joint candidacies so that voters cast a single vote for a candidate for governor and lieutenant governor.)
Jan 19 2017 01/24/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jan 24 2017
HB 5245 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Increases state income tax deductions for individuals from $500 to $1,000 and from $1,000 to $2,000 for joint returns for contributions to tuition savings program.)
Jan 26 2017 01/26/2017 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 26 2017
HB 5286 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Defines as "disabled," persons receiving veterans' affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government for purposes of property tax relief.)
Jan 27 2017 01/27/2017 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 27 2017
HB 5179 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE (Provides that no pregnant applicant for medical insurance coverage be denied coverage due to her pregnancy.)
Jan 19 2017 01/31/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jan 31 2017
HB 5184 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - OFFICIAL COURT INTERPRETERS (Renders privileged all communications engaged in by interpreters of the state office of interpreters, while acting in their official capacity.)
Jan 19 2017 02/02/2017 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Feb 02 2017
HB 5189 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES REPORTING (Permits candidates and elected officials to possess/use personal credit card to use for political expenses.)
Jan 25 2017 02/08/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 08 2017
HR 5463 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Commemorating The 100Th Anniversary Of The Charter Of Providence College
Feb 14 2017 02/14/2017 House Read And Passed
Feb 14 2017
HR 5342 (2017 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY RESTORATIVE PRACTICES/RESTORATIVE JUSTICE (Creates a 17 member special legislative study commission to study and makes recommendations on restorative practices/restorative justice in the state.)
Feb 02 2017 02/14/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 14 2017
HB 5092 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Jennifer Elizabeth Sayles and Mary-Margaret Velan in marriage on or about February 15, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Jan 12 2017 02/15/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Feb 15 2017
HB 5535 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - REVENUE DECOUPLING (Directs the public utilities commission to review and approve the electric distribution company's use of real estate and other capital assets and expenditures.)
Feb 16 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
HB 5549 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS (Makes persons with misdemeanor or felony convictions eligible for expungement of convictions, provided they had no violent felony, or multiple domestic violence convictions. Eligibility 10 – 20 years respectively from completion of last sentence.)
Feb 16 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
HR 5812 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of March, 2017, As "Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 01 2017 03/01/2017 House Read And Passed
Mar 01 2017
HB 5638 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- WATER SUPPLIERS (Exempts residential water customers over sixty-five (65) from paying surcharges on their basic water supply rate.)
Mar 01 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
HR 5942 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Lynch Family On The Passing Of John D. Lynch, Esquire
Mar 16 2017 03/16/2017 House Read And Passed
Mar 16 2017
HB 5706 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - FAIL SAFE VOTING PROVISIONS (Permits a voter who has moved from one city or town in the state to another thirty (30) days or more prior to an election to vote a full ballot in the new city or town.)
Mar 01 2017 03/21/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 21 2017
HB 5400 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES (Requires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections no later than fifty (50) days prior to the general election.)
Feb 03 2017 03/21/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 21 2017
HB 5950 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - NORTH KINGSTOWN MUNICIPAL COURT (Allows the North Kingstown Municipal Court to issue arrest warrants.)
Mar 17 2017 03/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 28 2017
HB 5522 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - MULTI-UNIT RESIDENCE SAFETY ACT (Permits tenants of multi-unit residences to terminate their lease agreements if no action is taken to remedy the presence of secondhand smoke.)
Feb 15 2017 03/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 28 2017
HB 5741 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - MULTI-UNIT RESIDENCE SAFETY ACT (Prohibits smoking in common areas of multi-unit residential developments.)
Mar 01 2017 03/29/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 29 2017
HB 6028 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (Requires that "individualized program plan" (IPP) include evaluation of individuals strengths, difficulties, needs and goals by independent third party at the sole expense of the division of developmental disabilities.)
Mar 30 2017 03/30/2017 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 30 2017

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