Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by J. Aaron Regunberg

Bill Title Introduced↑ Latest Action
HB 5007 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable J. Aaron Regunberg to join Amanda L. Clarke and Corey A. Cantrell in marriage on or about October 7, 2017, within City of Providence, Rhode Island.)
Jan 05 2017 03/09/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 09 2017
HB 5057 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGE (Increases the minimum wage to ten dollars and fifty cents ($10.50) commencing July 1, 2017.)
Jan 11 2017 03/30/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 30 2017
HB 5067 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Prohibits persons convicted of certain offenses involving domestic violence from owning or possessing firearms.)
Jan 11 2017 05/05/2017 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (05/09/2017)
May 05 2017
HB 5069 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (Repeals the "Rhode Island Health Care Reform Act of 2004 – Health Insurance Oversight" as well as the "Rhode Island Health Benefit Exchange, and establishes the Rhode Island comprehensive health insurance program.)
Jan 11 2017 05/24/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 24 2017
HB 5058 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN (Requires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a worker rights' training program established and funded by the department of labor and training.)
Jan 11 2017 03/09/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 09 2017
HR 5062 (2017 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND ASSESS THE USE OF SOLITARY CONFINEMENT IN THE RHODE ISLAND ACI (Extends the reporting and expiration dates of the legislative commission to study the use of solitary confinement in the Rhode Island ACI from January 27, 2017 to April 13, 2016, and said commission expires on June 13, 2017.)
Jan 11 2017 01/26/2017 House Read And Passed
Jan 26 2017
HB 5082 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING THE HEALTH AND SAFETY -- CHILD PRODUCTS AND UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE (Prohibits the manufacture, sale, and distribution of residential upholstered children's products that contain certain amounts of bromide or chlorine bonded to carbon that is added to a plastic, foam, or textile.)
Jan 12 2017 10/03/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Oct 03 2017
HB 5084 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LABORATORIES (Restores provisions of chapter 16.2 of title 23 as well as all of chapter 16.3 of title 23, which were repealed or deleted in the 2015 Budget Act, relating to definitions, licensing, and the operation of medical laboratories.)
Jan 12 2017 01/18/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jan 18 2017
HB 5115 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GENERAL PROVISIONS (Clarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.)
Jan 13 2017 09/28/2017 Signed By Governor
Sep 28 2017
HB 5137 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES-SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES (Makes available special motor vehicle registration plates for the Salt Water Anglers Association.)
Jan 18 2017 10/05/2017 Signed By Governor
Oct 05 2017
HB 5129 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Kimberly D'Aiello to join Catherine Wilkinson and Kyle Laprade in marriage on or about May 20, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Jan 18 2017 03/09/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 09 2017
HB 5127 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Removes the requirement that the attorney general consent to a deferment of sentencing in a written deferral agreement and grant the superior court traditional discretion in sentencing matters.)
Jan 18 2017 01/31/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jan 31 2017
HB 5141 (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.)
Jan 18 2017 05/23/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 23 2017
HB 5182 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOBILE TELEPHONE USE (Prohibits the use of a non-hands-free personal wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle, except for public safety personnel or in an emergency situation, and would provide for monetary fines for violations.)
Jan 19 2017 09/27/2017 Signed By Governor
Sep 27 2017
HB 5173 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO RIPTA -- ELDERLY AND DISABLED BUS PASS ASSISTANCE (Reinstates free RIPTA bus fares for elderly and disabled riders who meet means test criteria.)
Jan 19 2017 06/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 07 2017
HB 5155 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds.)
Jan 19 2017 04/25/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 25 2017
HB 5197 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ENERGY SITING (Requires environmental impacts be considered in energy plant siting proceedings.)
Jan 25 2017 05/17/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 17 2017
HB 5191 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows John Simmons to join Kelsey Lynne Fedechko and Joshua Michael Labossiere in marriage on or about May 12, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.)
Jan 25 2017 03/10/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 10 2017
HR 5255 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Lorraine Burns On Her Retirement On February 1, 2017, After Many Years Of Devoted And Tireless Service To The Olneyville Community And The Citizens Of Providence
Jan 26 2017 01/26/2017 House Read And Passed
Jan 26 2017
HR 5243 (2017 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY RHODE ISLAND'S MINIMUM PRICING STATUTES (Creates a nine (9) member study commission to study Rhode Island's minimum pricing statutes, and report back no later than April 6, 2017, and expires on June 6, 2017.)
Jan 26 2017 06/26/2017 House Passed As Amended (Floor Amendment)
Jun 26 2017

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