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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 8012 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- MEDICAL MARIJUANA (Adds a definition to the term "manufacture" in the medical marijuana chapter.)
Mar 13 2020 03/13/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Mar 13 2020
HR 8009 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $140,000 TO URBAN VENTURES (Authorizes the appropriation of the sum of one hundred and forty thousand dollars ($140,000) to Urban Ventures for operations and to implement activities assisting small businesses within the State of Rhode Island.)
Mar 13 2020 03/13/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 13 2020
HB 7930 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - ENERGY FACILITY SITING ACT (Increases membership from 3 to 5 members/revises siting process to mandate public/municipal participation.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7869 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FISH AND WILDLIFE –- FIELD TRIALS AND SHOOTING PRESERVES (Defines captive hunting as a hunt that occurs within a structure designed to restrict the free movement of animals and prevents the animal from escaping and would prohibit captive hunting within the state of Rhode Island.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7103 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS--THE JULIE LYNN CARDINAL ACT (Provides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.)
Jan 15 2020 03/11/2020 Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 11 2020
HB 7877 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- WORK ON HOLIDAYS AND SUNDAYS (Requires an individual employer to meet certain criteria in order to qualify for class exemption from the increased pay requirement for work on holidays and Sundays.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7485 (2020 Regular Session)
An Act To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Rita'S Pizza, Inc.
Feb 06 2020 03/10/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 10 2020
HB 7337 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PROPER MANAGEMENT OF UNUSED PAINT (Requires the department of environmental management to solicit procurement of a representative organization to operate the paint stewardship program every two (2) years.)
Jan 29 2020 03/10/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 10 2020
HB 7594 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES (Prohibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.)
Feb 13 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/11/2020)
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 7810 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- MANDATORY EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE (Requires all students in kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) to perform a minimum amount of community service each school year and would grant them the option to perform certain forms of community service for academic credit.)
Feb 26 2020 03/09/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/11/2020)
Mar 09 2020
HB 7975 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (Provides that home and community based services for developmentally disabled persons would be person-centered and support services consistent with their plan of care.)
Mar 06 2020 03/06/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Mar 06 2020
HB 7849 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Allows the city of Providence board of licenses to grant an exemption with regard to the proximity to schools and churches relating to the issuance of an alcoholic beverage retail license for property located at 601 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI.)
Feb 26 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7865 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FISH AND WILDLIFE -- HUNTING AND HUNTING SAFETY (Requires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.)
Feb 26 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7223 (2020 Regular Session)
An Act To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Potters Avenue Realty, Llc
Jan 22 2020 03/05/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 05 2020
HR 7959 (2020 Regular Session)
Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
Mar 04 2020 03/04/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 04 2020
HB 7293 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE WORLD LANGUAGE AND DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION ACT (Establishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.)
Jan 24 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7439 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - SCHOOL COMMITTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS (Allows schools to suspend students, in and out of school, if in grades six or above, and prohibit school committees or principal from suspending students in grade 5 or below unless possessed weapons, narcotics or were found to be a danger.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7931 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS - CONSTRUCTION INDEMNITY AGREEMENTS (Adds a parking lot as a requirement to a contractor agreement to a construction indemnity agreement.)
Feb 26 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7352 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LICENSING (Creates new standards for determining whether a state work license applicant's past criminal contacts/convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government-issued license.)
Jan 30 2020 02/27/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Feb 27 2020

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