Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Mary Ann Shallcross Smith

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 6633 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Same as 21H-6044 --Creates a special license plate for the not for profit Atlantic Shark Institute.)
Jan 06 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
HB 7944 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING (Directs the division of statewide planning to maintain an affordable housing online database website. Also directs Rhode Island housing to prepare biannual status snapshot reports related to affordable housing.)
Mar 07 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 7396 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- LICENSE PROCEDURE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS (Mandates that an applicant for a license as a licensed clinical social worker not be required to take or pass a standardized written examination in order to qualify for the license.)
Feb 09 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8228 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $330,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF A NEW HIGH SCHOOL AND SCHOOL FACILITIES AND ALL EXPENSES INCIDENT THERETO, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COSTS OF DESIGN, DEMOLITION, ATHLETIC FIELDS, LANDSCAPING AND PARKING, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 83.7% FOR EXPENDITURES ELIGIBLE FOR STATE AID AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY ANY GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY CAPITAL FUND (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $330,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the acquisition, construction, improvement, furnishing and equipping of a new high school.)
May 11 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8239 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR OF BRIDGES AND ALL COSTS INCIDENTAL OR RELATED THERETO AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $1,000,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, reconstruction and repair of bridges and all costs incidental or related thereto.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 8237 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLANNING, EVALUATION, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPPING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF THE SANITARY SEWERS AND STORM SEWERS IN THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $1,000,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue up to $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other indebtedness to finance the planning, evaluation, design, construction, equipping and reconstruction of the sewer and sanitation system.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 7272 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CURRICULUM (Requires all public elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island to provide at least one unit of instruction on Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander History and culture.)
Feb 02 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 8327 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- INSPECTION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS (Authorizes DEM to assess penalties for non-compliance with emergency plans for significant/ high hazard dams with DEM/EMA developing system to issue severe weather advisories/watches/warnings.)
Jun 08 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7310 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- VITAL RECORDS -- ADOPTION OF CHILDREN (Allows the division of vital statistics to provide an original birth certificate of an adult adopted person to the adopted person's lineal descendants or the legal representative of the adopted person if the adopted person is deceased.)
Feb 02 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 8234 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION AND IMPROVEMENT, REPAIR, ALTERATION, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $18,350,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $18,350,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public buildings.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 8240 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPROVEMENT AND REPLACEMENT OF ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AND TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES IN THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $1,000,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the improvement and replacement of road safety improvements and traffic control devices in the city.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 8236 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR OF STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DRAINAGE AND LANDSCAPING AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $1,200,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,200,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other indebtedness to finance design, construction, reconstruction and repair of streets and sidewalks including, drainage and landscaping.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 8235 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPAVING OF STREETS IN THE CITY AND ALL COSTS RELATED THERETO AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $3,000,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $3,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the repaving of streets and all costs related thereto.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 8238 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET TO PROVIDE FOR THE RENOVATION, CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF PUBLIC RECREATION FACILITIES IN THE CITY INCLUDING LAND ACQUISITION AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING THEREOF, INCLUDING THE ISSUE OF NOT MORE THAN $4,100,000 BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, TO FUND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE TWO FISCAL YEARS 2024 AND 2025 (Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $4,100,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, construction, reconstruction and equipping of public recreation facilities.)
May 11 2022 06/29/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 29 2022
HB 7872 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS AND MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS (Creates entry-level licensing program to allow applicants as a mental health counselor assoc. or marriage/family therapist assoc. to practice under supervision prior to becoming licensed a mental health counselor or licensed marriage/family therapist.)
Mar 04 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7068 (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.)
Jan 12 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 8205 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- DAM PERMITS (Requires dam owner/operator with storage capacity over 1,400 normal storage acre feet of water to obtain DEM permits to raise/lower water level. Not applicable to public water supply system dams.)
May 04 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HR 8371 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring And Thanking Representative Marcia Ranglin-Vassell For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
Jun 23 2022 06/23/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 23 2022
HB 6662 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING (Same as 21H-5327 -- Increases the maximum aggregate amount of community remote net-metering systems from 30 MW to 60 MW and requires the allocation of a minimum of 35% of the generated power to low- or moderate-income households commencing July 1, 2021.)
Jan 06 2022 06/22/2022 Referred To Senate Environment And Agriculture
Jun 22 2022
HB 8063 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- RIGHTS OF NURSING HOME PATIENTS (Due to the COVID-19 health crises, suspend the provisions of § 23-17.5-33, relating to nursing home staffing.)
Mar 30 2022 06/22/2022 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Jun 22 2022

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