Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Scott Slater

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HB 8282 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations, health maintenance organizations and Rhode Island Medicaid, to issue policies that provide coverage for emergency medical services transport.)
May 25 2022 05/25/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 25 2022
HB 7790 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - STATE LOTTERY - LOTTERY SALES AGENT RENEWAL PERIOD (Extends the renewal period for lottery sales agent's license from one year to two (2) years.)
Mar 03 2022 05/24/2022 Scheduled For Consideration (05/26/2022)
May 24 2022
HB 7499 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE TO FINANCE A CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY OF THE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE BY THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $515,000,000 (Authorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of bonds in the principal amount of $515,000,000.)
Feb 16 2022 05/24/2022 Scheduled For Consideration (05/26/2022)
May 24 2022
HB 7593 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- THE RHODE ISLAND CANNABIS ACT (The Rhode Island Cannabis Act legalizes adult use of cannabis. It provides for licensing of cultivation, manufacture and retail sale of cannabis.)
Mar 01 2022 05/24/2022 Transmitted To Governor
May 24 2022
HB 7213 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- MERIT SYSTEM (Allows a classified employee to seek elected office provided that they resign their position upon being elected.)
Jan 26 2022 05/20/2022 Referred To Senate Judiciary
May 20 2022
HB 7713 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- DNA DETECTION OF SEXUAL AND VIOLENT OFFENDERS (Removes diversion programs from the list of criminal convictions subject to mandatory DNA collection.)
Mar 02 2022 05/20/2022 Referred To Senate Judiciary
May 20 2022
HB 8078 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT (Allows the district court to designate the date of the hearing in eviction matters filed under the residential landlord and tenant act.)
Apr 01 2022 05/20/2022 Referred To Senate Judiciary
May 20 2022
HB 7724 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- TOURISM IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (Enables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.)
Mar 02 2022 05/20/2022 Referred To Senate Housing And Municipal Government
May 20 2022
HB 8266 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (Excludes eligible nonimmigrant visa holders from paying the same in-state tuition as any other Rhode Island student.)
May 19 2022 05/19/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 19 2022
HB 7443 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN (Increases the coverage eligibility for any pregnant person for Medicaid from an income level of 250% of the federal poverty level to 400% of the federal poverty level and provides full health insurance coverage for pregnant people.)
Feb 11 2022 05/19/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 19 2022
HB 7626 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Mandates that health insurance companies and Medicaid provide coverage for FDA approved COVID-19 home testing kits.)
Mar 02 2022 05/19/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 19 2022
HB 7237 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- HEALTH CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED RESIDENTS ACT (Increases the income limits for disabled individuals to one hundred eighty percent (180%) of the federal poverty level to qualify for medical assistance coverage.)
Jan 28 2022 05/17/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 17 2022
HB 7985 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- REBUILD RHODE ISLAND TAX CREDIT (Requires that all entities receiving tax credits from the state pay their workers the prevailing wage or other payments pursuant to § 37-13. This act would also allow the revocation of the tax credits for violation of this act.)
Mar 16 2022 05/17/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 17 2022
HB 7440 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Adds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.)
Feb 11 2022 05/17/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 17 2022
HB 8252 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL FISHING VEHICLES (Requires the division of motor vehicles to develop a form for registration of and a license plate for commercial fishing motor vehicles.)
May 13 2022 05/13/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 13 2022
HB 7390 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES -- MINIMUM WAGE FOR PROVIDERS (Requires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage, of no less than twenty-one dollars ($21.00) per hour, and to include wage incremental raises for existing employees.)
Feb 09 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7280 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LABOR AND PAYMENT OF DEBTS BY CONTRACTORS (Amends the definition of public works so that it would include any public works projects performed for any city or town or quasi-municipal entity and the state and any quasi-state entity.)
Feb 02 2022 05/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 11 2022
HB 7630 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- INSURANCE BENEFITS (Provides that adjunct faculty members at any state college or university who teach at least 50% of the hours regularly worked by full-time faculty in a semester would be eligible for the same medical benefits as other state employees.)
Mar 02 2022 05/11/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 11 2022
HB 8115 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- STATE AID (Prohibits commissioner of elementary and secondary education, notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, from withholding aid for infraction of laws and regulations during an intervention or other exercise of control pursuant to § 16-7.1-5.)
Apr 08 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 8116 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- STATE AID (Prohibits withholding aid for infraction of laws and regulation during an intervention or other exercise of control. Would be retroactive to 1/1/21 for orders under section 16-5-30.)
Apr 08 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022

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