Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Walter S. Felag Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2277 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- BLOCK ISLAND UTILITY DISTRICT ACT OF 2017 (Provides that the members of the board of the Block Island Utility Commission be reimbursed for the actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.)
Feb 15 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2908 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- SANITATION IN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS (Eliminates DOH food license fee for Class C liquor license holders provided they are in compliance with the provisions of § 3-7-8(b) relating to the types of pre-packaged foods prepared off the premises that may be served with alcoholic beverages.)
Apr 26 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2583 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- AFFORDABLE CLEAN ENERGY SECURITY ACT (Amends the affordable clean energy security act and the long-term contracting standard for renewable energy.)
Mar 10 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2118 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - MAIL BALLOTS (Same as 21H-6004 Sub A as amended --Entitles disabled and military voters to utilize electronically transmitted ballots.)
Jan 25 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2274 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY (Increases the percentage of retail electricity sales from renewable energy sources.)
Feb 15 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2317 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT (Requires the RI department of human services to develop a plan to streamline the application, certification and recertification process for SNAP beneficiaries aged sixty years and over.)
Feb 15 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2298 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- PFAS IN DRINKING WATER, GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATERS (Authorizes DOH to establish maximum contaminate levels of PFSA in drinking water and to set interim standards. Also requires DEM to set standards for PFSA in ground- and surface waters. Defines PFSA as hazardous substances.)
Feb 15 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2604 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- HISTORIC PRESERVATION TAX CREDITS 2013 (Extends the expiration of the Historic Preservation Tax Credits program from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023.)
Mar 10 2022 06/22/2022 Senate Passed Sub A As Amended (Floor Amendment)
Jun 22 2022
SR 2884 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Increases managed care hospital rates for obstetrician deliveries at one hundred ten percent (110%) of the Medicaid fee for service (FFS) rate.)
Apr 22 2022 06/22/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 22 2022
SB 2268 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - RESIDENTS (Phases out taxation of military pensions by 2027.)
Feb 11 2022 06/22/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 22 2022
SB 2760 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS (Increases the motion picture production company tax credit to ten million dollars ($10,000,000) and cap the available total of credits to forty million dollars ($40,000,000). This act would also eliminate the sunset provision.)
Mar 24 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 21 2022
SB 2460 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES - MERIT SYSTEM (Effective January 1, 2023, increase the salaries of the child advocate and the assistant child advocate for the office of the child advocate to $135,000 and $120,000 respectively.)
Mar 01 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SB 3026 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Exempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.)
Jun 17 2022 06/21/2022 Meeting Postponed (06/21/2022)
Jun 21 2022
SB 2884 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Increases managed care hospital rates for obstetrician deliveries at one hundred ten percent (110%) of the Medicaid fee for service (FFS) rate.)
Apr 22 2022 06/20/2022 Proposed Substitute
Jun 20 2022
SB 2115 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- CANVASSING THE LISTS OF QUALIFIED ELECTORS (Allows audio recordings to be taken of local boards of canvassers’ proceedings and be maintained as a permanent record of the board.)
Jan 25 2022 06/20/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 20 2022
SR 3023 (2022 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Celebrating June 16, 2022, As "Essential Worker Appreciation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
Jun 16 2022 06/16/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 16 2022
SB 2425 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- FALSE REPRESENTATION OF MILITARY STATUS (Creates the crime of stolen valor, for falsely representing himself or herself as a member of the military or armed forces, which is punishable by imprisonment of not more than one year, a fine of one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.)
Feb 15 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022
SB 2480 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (Provides the standards for reviewing applications for plans or work for the extension of supply or distribution mains or pipes. It also adds an appeal of a denial by a public water supply facility pursuant to the administrative procedures act § 42-35-15.)
Mar 01 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022
SB 2494 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LANGUAGE OF THE LEASE OF THE BENEFIT STREET ARMORY BETWEEN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND THE PROVIDENCE MARINE CORPS OF ARTILLERY (Authorizes the Department of Administration to amend lease to Providence Marine Corps of Artillery to use hall for promotion of the arsenal and to sublease the rented space.)
Mar 01 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022
SB 2136 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Creates a special motor vehicle registration plate for recipients of the United States Bronze Star Medal.)
Jan 25 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022

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