Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Kendra Anderson

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2208 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CITIES AND TOWNS -- SEWAGE CHARGES -- TOWN OF COVENTRY (Authorizes the town of Coventry to provide for the payment of sewer assessments in installments up to a thirty year period.)
Feb 08 2022 06/23/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 23 2022
SB 2531 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCT DONATION ACT (Allows feminine hygiene products to be donated by businesses to nonprofit charities.)
Mar 01 2022 06/23/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/22/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 22 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 06/22/2022 House Passed Sub A As Amended In Concurrence
Jun 22 2022
SB 2974 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF THE WARWICK CITY CHARTER REGARDING NEW ELECTED TERM LENGTHS AND TERM LIMITS FOR MAYOR AND COUNCIL ELECTIVE TERMS COMMENCING JANUARY, 2025 (Approves Warwick city charter amendments increasing mayor's term of office from 2 to 4 yrs, limited to 2 consecutive terms limiting council members to 6 consecutive 2 yr. terms effective 1/1/25 subject to general/special election voter approval.)
May 19 2022 06/22/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 22 2022
SB 2249 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- TRANSFER OF VEHICLES (Extends from twenty (20) days to thirty (30) days, the period of time that a newly purchased motor vehicle may be temporarily operated, using the purchaser's current licenses plates.)
Feb 08 2022 06/22/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 22 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
SB 2174 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Adds to the determination of the need to support high-need students a separate and independent qualifying factor of whether the student is an English language learner as defined by the department of education's regulations.)
Feb 08 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SB 2236 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION (Requires the office of diversity, equity and opportunity (ODEO) to create, and for all state and municipal employees to receive, annual training in cultural competency. Defines "cultural competency".)
Feb 08 2022 06/21/2022 Transmitted To Governor
Jun 21 2022
SB 2181 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- DAM PERMITS (Requires that any person operating or owning a dam with a storage capacity greater than one thousand four hundred (1,400) normal storage acre feet of water to obtain a permit from the director of the DEM to raise or lower the water level behind the dam.)
Feb 08 2022 06/21/2022 Transmitted To Governor
Jun 21 2022
SB 2847 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM (Allows families to continue to receive state and federal tax credits and any stimulus funds provided for the well-being of children or adults without jeopardizing the family's RI Works cash benefit.)
Apr 05 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 21 2022
SB 2192 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY TAX RELIEF (Increases max income level to $50,000 and max credit amount to $850 for property tax relief with annual adjustment for inflation.)
Feb 08 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 21 2022
SR 2437 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $2,000,000 TO THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (Modernizes expand access and provide additional funds to adult education programs in the state, create a strategic plan for adult education establish learning, intake and assessment centers.)
Mar 01 2022 06/21/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 21 2022
SB 2497 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE EMBLEMS (Provides that trilobite be designated the state fossil.)
Mar 01 2022 06/17/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 17 2022
SB 2437 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- ADULT EDUCATION (Modernizes expand access and provide additional funds to adult education programs in the state, create a strategic plan for adult education establish learning, intake and assessment centers.)
Mar 01 2022 06/15/2022 Proposed Substitute
Jun 15 2022
SB 2769 (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).)
Mar 24 2022 06/14/2022 Committee Heard
Jun 14 2022
SB 2473 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Requires the auditor general to oversee an audit of Medicaid programs administered by managed care organizations and submit a report of such findings within six (6) months to the general assembly and EOHHS.)
Mar 01 2022 06/14/2022 Committee Heard
Jun 14 2022
SB 2489 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS -- WORKERS' COOPERATIVES (Clarifies the role of a workers' cooperative to allow it to operate as a hiring hall under certain circumstances.)
Mar 01 2022 06/10/2022 Referred To House Corporations
Jun 10 2022
SR 3002 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING RHODE ISLAND'S OLD GROWTH FORESTS (Creates an 11 member commission whose purpose would be to study and make recommendations regarding RI's old growth forests, and who would report back to the House and Senate by August 18, 2023, and would expire on December 31, 2023.)
Jun 07 2022 06/10/2022 Referred To House Environment And Natural Resources
Jun 10 2022
SB 2475 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATUTES AND STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION -- CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES (Replaces terms "mentally retarded"/"retarded" or "alcoholic"/"drug abuser" used in general laws with "intellectual and/or developmental disability" or "person with an intellectual and/or developmental disability" or "person with substance use disorder.")
Mar 01 2022 06/07/2022 Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 07 2022

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