Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Marcia R. Ranglin-Vassell

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HR 8260 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Recognizing And Honoring The Invaluable Service Of Donna O'Connor, M.Ed., Rn, To The Patients At Rhode Island Hospital And Students In Providence'S School District
May 18 2022 05/18/2022 House Read And Passed
May 18 2022
HB 8132 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SCHOOL COMMITTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS (Requires teachers and coaches of a child as a volunteer or for compensation to comply with criminal records review process.)
Apr 13 2022 05/18/2022 Committee Recommends Passage Of Sub A
May 18 2022
HB 6667 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS -- TRAUMA INFORMED SCHOOLS ACT (Same as 21H-5936 -- Establishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.)
Jan 06 2022 05/18/2022 House Passed Sub A
May 18 2022
HR 8261 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of Violet Barracks
May 18 2022 05/18/2022 House Read And Passed
May 18 2022
HB 7872 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS AND MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS (Creates an entry-level licensing program to allow applicants to practice under supervision prior to becoming a licensed mental health counselor.)
Mar 04 2022 05/18/2022 Committee Recommends Passage Of Sub A
May 18 2022
HB 7905 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Forbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement or non-disparagement agreement, regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct, as a condition of employment.)
Mar 04 2022 05/18/2022 House Passed Sub A
May 18 2022
HB 8123 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Allows URI board of trustees to make small procurements up to $50,000 for construction/$10,000 for all other purchases with annual increases in the federal CPI.)
Apr 08 2022 05/17/2022 Committee Recommends Passage
May 17 2022
HB 7908 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE EMBLEMS (Provides that trilobite be designated the state fossil.)
Mar 04 2022 05/17/2022 Committee Recommends Passage In Concurrence
May 17 2022
HB 8119 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).)
Apr 08 2022 05/13/2022 Scheduled For Hearing And/Or Consideration (05/19/2022)
May 13 2022
HB 7886 (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 04 2022 05/13/2022 Scheduled For Consideration (05/19/2022)
May 13 2022
HB 7859 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- HEALTH CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED RESIDENTS ACT (Increases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.)
Mar 04 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 7861 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Increases the rate of reimbursement for in-network behavioral health care services below the medial commercial reimbursement rate and also Rhode Island Medicaid shall increase the rate of reimbursement.)
Mar 04 2022 05/12/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 12 2022
HB 8094 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE PAUL W. CROWLEY RHODE ISLAND STUDENT INVESTMENT INITIATIVE (Revises the process and procedures for state intervention and support for failing public schools, including Providence, as well as chronically under-performing schools.)
Apr 06 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 7914 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Provides that the state would reimburse the school committees for the costs of providing student transportation to public and private school pupils.)
Mar 07 2022 05/10/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 10 2022
HB 7492 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS (Authorizes municipalities to tax school tuition and school meals. Contains exemptions from taxation.)
Feb 16 2022 05/04/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 04 2022
HB 7636 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND HOPE SCHOLARSHIP ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island hope scholarship act to provide up to the cost of two (2) years of tuition costs and mandatory fees for eligible students in hopes to increase the numbers for enrollment and graduation.)
Mar 02 2022 05/04/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 04 2022
HB 7482 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE - IDENTIFICATION OF STATE PENSION FUNDS WITH MILITARY CONTRACTORS (Requires the state investment commission to identify pension fund investments in military weapon manufacturers whether held directly and indirectly.)
Feb 16 2022 05/04/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 04 2022
HB 7133 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- PHARMACEUTICAL REDISTRIBUTION PROGRAM ACT (Authorizes the creation and implementation of a Pharmaceutical Redistribution program by the department of health (DOH) and the board of pharmacy to commence operations on January 1, 2023.)
Jan 20 2022 05/03/2022 House Passed Sub A
May 03 2022
HB 7654 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX (Eliminates the corporate tax cut and qualified business income deduction created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.)
Mar 02 2022 05/02/2022 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (05/03/2022)
May 02 2022

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