Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by J. Aaron Regunberg

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
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 5754 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Authorizes cities and towns to tax certain real and/or nonprofit tangible properties owned by nonprofit educational and hospital institutions commencing with assessment performed 12/31/17 and every year thereafter.)
Mar 01 2017 04/25/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 25 2017
HB 6089 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- MAYORAL ACADEMIES (Requires any mayoral academy which is part of a network that seeks to be established or expanded to provide evidence that its attrition rates, special education rates and suspension rates are within acceptable averages.)
Apr 06 2017 04/26/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 26 2017
HB 6087 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW--GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (Protects individuals from Internet disclosure of personally identifiable information by commercial websites/online service operators and creates right of action for violations.)
Apr 06 2017 04/26/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 26 2017
HB 6086 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW--GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS (Prevents any state or municipal agency's telecommunications or Internet contractor from collecting and disseminating the personal information of customers.)
Apr 06 2017 04/26/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 26 2017
HB 6077 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS-THE ENERGY AND CONSUMER SAVINGS ACT OF 2005 (Establishes minimum energy efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the state.)
Apr 05 2017 04/27/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 27 2017
HR 6176 (2017 Regular Session)
House Resolution Celebrating And Commemorating The 69Th Anniversary Of Israel'S Independence Day On Tuesday, May 2, 2017
May 02 2017 05/02/2017 House Read And Passed
May 02 2017
HB 6021 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND VALUES ACT--ENHANCED COMMUNITY PROTECTION IN IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT ACTION (Prohibits federal immigration authorities from access to certain identified sensitive locations, except unless very limited circumstances.)
Mar 29 2017 05/02/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 02 2017
HB 5505 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FINANCE -- RETIREMENT FUND INVESTMENT (Prohibits the state investment commission from investing in any companies that are involved in the construction of a border wall between the United States and Mexico.)
Feb 15 2017 05/03/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 03 2017
HB 5750 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE RHODE ISLAND STUDENT LOAN AUTHORITY (Establishes a 2% reduction in student loan interest program to be administered by the student loan authority for college graduates who live and work in Rhode Island for a period of at least 2 years.)
Mar 01 2017 05/03/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 03 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 5565 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - HOUSING RESOURCES (Enables the general assembly to appropriate not less than five million dollars annually in capital financing for affordable housing development.)
Feb 16 2017 05/09/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 09 2017
HB 5369 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- ENERGIZE RHODE ISLAND: CLEAN ENERGY INVESTMENT AND CARBON PRICING ACT OF 2017 (Establishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in RI and also establishes a receipt account to disburse the funds from.)
Feb 03 2017 05/17/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 17 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 5897 (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 09 2017 05/17/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 17 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 5749 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION-FOUNDATION LEVEL SCHOOL SUPPORT (Amends the maintenance of effort provisions used to determine the minimum contribution for local school aid.)
Mar 01 2017 05/24/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 24 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 6186 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Designates ten percent (10%) of adult education funding for workplace based programs.)
May 03 2017 05/24/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 24 2017
HB 5331 (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 05/25/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 25 2017

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