Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Jonathon Acosta

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2481 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 (Amends membership of the RI Housing Resources Act of 1998 Commission to exclude a representative of the insurers and replace it with a representative of a Rhode Island city or town with a population below 25,000 with a median family income of 40,000.)
Mar 01 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2556 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS -- TRAUMA INFORMED SCHOOLS ACT (Establishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.)
Mar 04 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2953 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- BILITERACY SEAL (Allows high school students receiving state Silver/Gold Seal of Biliteracy to earn 2 to 4 semesters of college credit toward minor/major in language at public university/community college if requested within 3 yrs. after high school graduation.)
May 19 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2926 (2022 Regular Session)
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 06 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2586 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Requires any request for proposal issued by the state may not be changed unless the request for proposal is cancelled and reissued as a master price agreement.)
Mar 10 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 3015 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (Requires all high school seniors in the state to complete a federal financial aid application (FAFSA) or a Rhode Island Alternative Financial Aid Application, offered through the Community College of Rhode Island in order to graduate high school.)
Jun 13 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2246 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - TIP PROTECTION (Prohibits employers from receiving any portion of the tips given by customers to their tipped employees, with limited exceptions for credit card service charges.)
Feb 08 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
SB 2412 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- BUILDING SERVICE WORK (Requires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.)
Feb 15 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
SB 2006 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' LICENSE -- SAFE ROADS AND MANDATORY INSURANCE (Allows the division of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards and driving privilege permits, to applicants unable to establish their lawful presence in the United States.)
Jan 06 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
SB 2345 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PARKING FACILITIES AND PRIVILEGES (Requires motor vehicle parking spaces in lots with >100 spaces specifically designed for persons transporting young children under the age of 3/baby strollers except for single-family/duplex/townhouse/multifamily residences/industrial zoned properties.)
Feb 15 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
SB 2795 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Permits the DOC to release a sentenced inmate up to 3 days early directly to a community partner for residential treatment or stable housing when completion of sentence is incompatible with the community partners staffing or scheduling capabilities.)
Mar 24 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SR 2442 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE OF RHODE ISLAND'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM (Creates a 10 member joint commission to study and make recommendations for efficient and effective governance of pre-k through sixteen public education system, and would report back to the Senate and House by March 1, 2023, and expire on July 1, 2023.)
Mar 01 2022 06/25/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 25 2022
SB 2316 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM (Extends the life-time limit for RI works benefits to 60 months; increases the monthly cash benefit to 50% of the federal poverty level; increases post-secondary program participation by an additional 12 months.)
Feb 15 2022 06/22/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
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 2321 (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 15 2022 06/22/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 22 2022
SR 2307 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $10,991,049 TO FUND LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES (Requires the state to contribute twenty-five percent (25%) of the municipal funding level for public library services.)
Feb 15 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 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 2467 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (Establishes a core state behavioral health crisis services system, to be administered by the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.)
Mar 01 2022 06/16/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 16 2022
SB 2434 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- CREDIT CARD LENDING (Modernizes the Rhode Island credit card lending statute by amending the definition of “credit card plan”.)
Mar 01 2022 06/15/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 15 2022

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