Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Michael W. Chippendale

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 8082 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE CENTRAL COVENTRY FIRE DISTRICT (Amends the procedures for the holding the annual meeting/special meetings/the election/recall/duties of the board of directors/officers/tax assessor/district clerk/finance director-treasurer/tax collector/borrowing funds/installation/lighting repair.)
Jun 19 2020 07/16/2020 Placed On Senate Calendar (07/16/2020)
Jul 16 2020
HB 7258 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- IMPOUNDMENT AND DISPOSITION OF UNCOLLARED DOGS -- FOSTER (Authorizes the Foster town council to enact an impoundment fee for impounded dogs.)
Jan 23 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HB 7257 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- DOG ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES -- FOSTER (Authorizes the Foster town council to enact ordinances permitting the dog officer in the town to issue citations for the violation of dog ordinances.)
Jan 23 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HB 7852 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- FORM AND EFFECT OF CONVEYANCES (Allows the towns of Burrillville and Glocester to publish notices in any newspaper located within their municipalities and allows publication in other designated platforms selected by their city or town councils.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7911 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - PROCEDURE GENERALLY - CAUSES OF ACTION (Provides for a cause of action against an individual or entity that prohibits the possession of firearms on real property by an individual that is authorized and licensed to carry a firearm.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7752 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Permits the open and concealed carrying of weapons by certain persons in the act of evacuating the area pursuant to an order of the governor or local authority under chapter 15 of title 30.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7756 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Amends the definition of firearms to include taser. Permits any person over the age of eighteen (18) to possess a stun gun. Enacts the review and appeal process of applying for a license to carry with the licensing authority or attorney general.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7595 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL (Requires attorney general to issue report of all charges involving a firearm, and if said charges were disposed for that calendar year. Included in report details of firearm.)
Feb 13 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7910 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH TERMINAL ILLNESS -- THE TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS' RIGHT TO TRY ACT OF 2020 (Creates "The Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2020," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.)
Feb 26 2020 03/10/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Mar 10 2020
HR 7096 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Governor To Designate A State-Wide Broadband Coordinator And Establish A Rhode Island Broadband Advisory Council
Jan 10 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7615 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY RESILIENCY AND PRESERVATION ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island Community Resiliency and Preservation Act to provide cities and towns with the authority to propose, for consideration and decision by their voters, a reliable source of capital funding for investing in their community.)
Feb 14 2020 03/09/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/12/2020)
Mar 09 2020
HB 7979 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM--MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICE CREDITS (Exempts active members of the retirement system employed as state public safety professionals from the cost to purchase credit for military service and interest charges.)
Mar 06 2020 03/06/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 06 2020
HB 7867 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY - AGRICULTURAL FUNCTIONS (Provides alternative procedures if the department of environmental management (DEM) fails to adhere to statutory time limits by utilizing registered professional engineers to be paid by DEM.)
Feb 26 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7266 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH TERMINAL ILLNESS -- THE NEIL FACHON TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS' RIGHT TO TRY ACT OF 2020 (Creates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2020," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.)
Jan 23 2020 03/05/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 05 2020
HR 7963 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Louis A. Perrotta, Sr.
Mar 04 2020 03/04/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 04 2020
HB 7341 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2022 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.)
Jan 29 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HR 7552 (2020 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFICACY OF DECENTRALIZING THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY ESTABLISHING BRANCH OFFICES IN EACH CITY OR TOWN (Creates a 5 member commission to study of the efficacy of decentralizing the Dept. of Motor Vehicles by establishing branch offices in each city or town, and who would report back by February 7, 2021, and expire on May 7, 2021.)
Feb 12 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7380 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE CENTRAL COVENTRY FIRE DISTRICT (Amends the procedure for holding annual meeting, special meetings, election, recall and duties of the board of directors and officers, as well as the duties of the tax assessor, district clerk, finance director-treasurer and tax collector.)
Jan 30 2020 02/27/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 27 2020
HB 7408 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Authorizes tax assessors in the cities and towns to use the last statutory update or revaluation as the assessed valuation upon which to levy taxes regarding their real property.)
Jan 31 2020 02/27/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 27 2020
HB 7468 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- RESTROOM ACCESS ACT (Requires retail establishments with 3 or more employees on the premises without accessible public restroom to allow customers suffering from eligible conditions access to their employee restrooms.)
Feb 06 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020

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