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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 7282 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Raymond A. Hull to join Kristy Medrano and John Antonio in marriage on or about April 11, 2020, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Jan 23 2020 03/12/2020 Referred To House Special Legislation
Mar 12 2020
HB 7958 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- MEDAL OF HONOR DAY (Designates March 25th as Medal of Honor Day.)
Mar 04 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7893 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING (Enables military service members and their spouses and those individuals certified or licensed in another state to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of labor and training subject to certain conditions.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7915 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - HISTORIC RESIDENCE - TAX CREDIT (Amends the definition of "Commission" to include the Cumberland local historic district commission.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HR 7847 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO BE KNOWN AS THE "RHODE ISLAND CITY AND TOWN REVALUATION STUDY COMMISSION" (Creates a 15 member "Rhode Island City and Town Revaluation Study Commission," to study and make recommendations legislation to set property value for local tax purposes, and who would report back by 1/7/2021, and expire on March 7, 2021.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommends Passage
Mar 12 2020
HB 7448 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- CONDOMINIUM LAW (Provides that in the town of Cumberland, the maximum height allowed for a commercial or residential condominium complex would be no more than thirty-five feet (35').)
Feb 05 2020 03/11/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request (03/12/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7475 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE REPARATIONS ACT (Provides that financial security is required for any motor vehicle registered or required to be registered in the state of Rhode Island.)
Feb 06 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7517 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Adds the administrator of the supreme court as an individual authorized to perform marriages and would clarify that the current administrators of the superior court, family court, district court, or traffic tribunal are empowered to perform marriages.)
Feb 07 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7511 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - RESPONSIBILITY OF OWNERS OF RENTAL VEHICLES (Provides that violations of chapter 34 of title 31 pertaining to rental vehicles are civil violations subject to the jurisdiction of the Rhode Island traffic tribunal.)
Feb 07 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7980 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Provides a full tax exemption for any real property that is owned by or held in trust for the benefit of disabled veterans of the United States Armed Services if that property serves as the "disabled veteran's" primary residence.)
Mar 06 2020 03/06/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 06 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 7978 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -MEDICAL ASSISTANCE-HEALTH CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED (Increases medical assistance coverage for medical assistance coverage/income eligibility for Medicaid cost-sharing for individuals with incomes not to exceed 135% of the federal poverty.)
Mar 06 2020 03/06/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 06 2020
HB 7488 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - ORDINANCES (Authorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances restricting vaping in public places and areas near schools, day care and hospitals.)
Feb 06 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HR 7973 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Christopher Young
Mar 05 2020 03/05/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 05 2020
HB 7542 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - RIGHT-OF-WAY (Makes it a traffic offense for a motorist to fail to yield the right-of-way when leaving a public roadway to enter or cross a private road or driveway.)
Feb 12 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7476 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Imposes three hundred dollar substance abuse education assessment for any conviction of driving under the influence or refusal to submit to breathalyzer. Funds would be allocated to department of behavioral health and used for substance abuse programs.)
Feb 06 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7479 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ADJUDICATION OF TRAFFIC OFFENSES (Removes the $25.00 limit on tuition for a motorist to attend a driver education course, and would allow a judge or magistrate to delay the imposition of a suspension or revocation of a driver's license or registration for a period up to 30 days.)
Feb 06 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7642 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- RHODE ISLAND VETERANS' HOME (Provides immediate family members or two (2) guests of residents of the Rhode Island veterans' home access to the dining room for lunch and/or dinner at no charge to the resident, family members or guests.)
Feb 14 2020 02/27/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 27 2020
HB 7416 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY TAX RELIEF (Amends the definition of "disabled", for the purposes of property tax relief, to include veterans who earn less than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) annually and who receive disability benefits.)
Jan 31 2020 02/27/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 27 2020
HR 7675 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($250,000) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA, RHODE ISLAND (This resolution authorizes the appropriation of the sum of two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) for the Rhode Island chapters of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Rhode Island.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020

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