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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 7852 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- FORM AND EFFECT OF CONVEYANCES (Allows the towns of Burriville and Glocester to publish notices in any newspaper located within their municipalities and allows publication in other designated platforms selected by their city or town councils.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7851 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Authorizes the town of Burrillville to establish an ordinance to stabilize tax assessments or provide credits for physical improvements to substandard buildings for a period of ten (10) years from the date of completion.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 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 7853 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- THEATER LICENSES (Expands the definition of legitimate theaters to the town of Burrillville.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7431 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN -- PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT (Prohibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.)
Feb 05 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7577 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE CIVIC LITERACY ACT (Requires the implementation of the civic literacy act for all students between the eighth and twelfth grades.)
Feb 13 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7534 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER ACT -- PREPAID WIRELESS E-911 CHARGE ACT (Eliminates first responder surcharges from the 911 Emergency Telephone Number Act.)
Feb 12 2020 03/04/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Mar 04 2020
HR 7260 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION - REDISTRICTING (This proposed constitution amendment, if adopted, would adopt a constitutional procedure for redistricting.)
Jan 23 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7518 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OPEN MEETINGS (Requires that all meetings closed to the public be recorded.)
Feb 07 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7757 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- ORGANIZATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Allows members of the general assembly to cast votes by telephone or video conference whenever the governor declares a state of emergency.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7784 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS -- THE RHODE ISLAND LIMITED-LIABILITY COMPANY ACT (Permits a member or members of a limited-liability company to avoid dissolution by buying the units owned by the other member or members seeking dissolution.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HR 7356 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE (GOVERNOR, AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO APPEAR JOINTLY ON THE BALLOT (This joint resolution would amend the state Constitution to require that the governor and lieutenant governor candidates of a political party appear on the ballot as a single choice commencing with the general election in November, 2022.)
Jan 30 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020
HB 7855 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- AWARD OF MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS (Increases the aggregate amount of procurements for cities and towns from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other purchases.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Feb 26 2020
HR 7842 (2020 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY OPTIMIZING HEALTH AND SAFETY LAWS AFFECTING MARGINALIZED INDIVIDUALS (Creates a 13 member commission to study the health and safety impact of optimizing health and safety laws affecting marginalized individuals, and who would report back by February 7, 2021, and expire on May 7, 2021.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 26 2020
HB 7854 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF STATE -- AWARD OF MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS (Provides that the secretary of state establish a registry for publication of municipal invitations for bids and that municipalities publish notice of invitations for bids with the registry.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Feb 26 2020
HB 7365 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS (Adds house and senate minority leaders or their designees to E-911 advisory commission.)
Jan 30 2020 02/25/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 25 2020
HB 7315 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Doreen Costa to join Margaret Ann Randall and David Alan Stukus in marriage on or about October 10, 2020, within the Town of Smithfield, Rhode Island.)
Jan 24 2020 02/25/2020 Referred To Senate Judiciary
Feb 25 2020
HB 7334 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - MILITARY SPOUSE LICENSURE (Provides issuance of occupational licenses for military members and spouses stationed in Rhode Island.)
Jan 29 2020 02/25/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 25 2020
HB 7160 (2020 Regular Session)
An Act Relating To The Oakland - Mapleville Number 4 Fire District
Jan 16 2020 02/13/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 13 2020
HB 7159 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- THEATER LICENSES (Expands the definition of legitimate theaters to extend beyond the city of Newport.)
Jan 16 2020 02/13/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 13 2020

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