Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by J. Aaron Regunberg

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
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-- LABORATORIES (Restores provisions of chapter 16.2 of title 23 as well as all of chapter 16.3 of title 23, which were repealed or deleted in the 2015 Budget Act, relating to definitions, licensing, and the operation of medical laboratories.)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
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
HB 5239 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- INDEPENDENT CHARTER SCHOOLS (Provides that the office of auditor general be responsible for analyzing and reporting the impact of new or expanded charter schools.)
Jan 26 2017 01/26/2017 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 26 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 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 5508 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - STATE DEPARTMENTS' COOPERATION (Facilitates the sharing of information between the treasury, state retirement system, division of taxation, and the department of labor and training concerning unclaimed property, taxation collection, and pension benefit monitoring.)
Feb 15 2017 02/16/2017 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Feb 16 2017
HB 5393 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- PEN REGISTERS AND TRAP AND TRACE DEVICES (Prohibits the use of a stingray cell-site simulator device by any law enforcement agency except upon application for its use and the granting of its order by the presiding justice of the superior court.)
Feb 03 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 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
HB 5573 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - ZONING ORDINANCES (Requires municipalities to provide notice to owners and holders of conservation and preservation restrictions, whose property is located in an area proposed for a zoning ordinance amendment that includes changes to dimensional requirements.)
Feb 16 2017 03/02/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 02 2017
HB 5530 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INFERTILITY (Provides insurance for infertility regardless of marital status.)
Feb 16 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
HB 5872 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - ENERGY FACILITY SITING ACT (Prevents the energy facility siting board from proceeding to final hearing or issuing a final decision if one or more of the designated agencies inform the siting board that they are unable to form an advisory opinion due the conduct of the applicant.)
Mar 08 2017 03/08/2017 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Mar 08 2017
HB 5389 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE POLICE (Prohibits more than two (2) members of the state police to be from the same family whether by blood, adoption or marriage.)
Feb 03 2017 03/09/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 09 2017
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 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
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 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
HB 5468 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY- LILA MANFIELD SAPINSLEY COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT (Creates Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act to provide mechanism for terminally ill patient to choose to end their life using physician prescribed drugs.)
Feb 15 2017 03/13/2017 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/15/2017)
Mar 13 2017
HR 5716 (2017 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND ASSESS EDUCATION MODULES FOR DIVORCING PARENTS (Creates a 9 member commission to study and assess the most effective education modules for divorcing parents and how they may be implemented in the state, and who would report back by January 27, 2018, and expire on March 27, 2018.)
Mar 01 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
HR 5957 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Commemorating Newroz And Wishing The Kurdish People A Prosperous New Year
Mar 21 2017 03/21/2017 House Read And Passed
Mar 21 2017

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