Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Gregory J. Costantino

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 7946 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING (Directs the RI housing corporation to maintain accurate records and prepare semi-annual status reports ("reports") to the general assembly, the housing resources commission, and the secretary of commerce for housing, on Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.)
Mar 07 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8148 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- ELECTRICIANS (Provides penalties for owners of structures who interfere with inspections by electrical investigators.)
Apr 14 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 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
HB 7834 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD LIMITS (Transfers all responsibility for oversize/overweight permitting to the department of transportation and amends and increases fines for all oversize and overweight infractions.)
Mar 04 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 8230 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- SEXUAL ASSAULT (Defines any act of sexual penetration or contact perpetrated by an individual with a position of authority upon a person over the age of fourteen (14) and under the age of eighteen (18) as third degree sexual assault.)
May 11 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7652 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Authorizes DMV to issue one year renewal registrations for vehicles leased for thirty-six months and enables DMV to refund, to a registrant of leased vehicle, who cancels registration that portion of registration fee paid that represents 6 months of fee.)
Mar 02 2022 06/23/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 23 2022
HB 7639 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OFFENSES AGAINST REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATE OF TITLE LAWS (Decreases the amount of the reinstatement fees for a motor vehicle registration or certificate of title which was revoked, denied or suspended and reduced reinstatement fees for suspension or revocation of registration or certificate of title.)
Mar 02 2022 06/23/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 23 2022
HB 8090 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING (Creates a definition for "private entity" regarding net-metering.)
Apr 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
HB 8099 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES -- TOWN OF JOHNSTON TAX CLASSIFICATION (Amends the law pertaining to tax classifications in the town of Johnston to allow it to enact tax classifications in accordance with the nature of the real and personal property to be taxed.)
Apr 06 2022 06/17/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 17 2022
HB 8118 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Mandates that no fee or surcharge, other than the fees and charges authorized pursuant to § 39-18.1-4, be added to any motor vehicle registration as a result of the issuance of any new registration plate.)
Apr 08 2022 06/14/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 14 2022
HB 8100 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES--TOWN OF JOHNSTON REVALUATION (Grants the town of Johnston a one year extension to complete the revaluation due in 2022. The revaluation would be based on valuations as of December 31, 2022.)
Apr 06 2022 06/07/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 07 2022
HR 8324 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Lincoln High School On Being Designated A "Green Ribbon School" By The United States Department Of Education
Jun 07 2022 06/07/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 07 2022
HR 8280 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Supporting William M. Davies, Jr. Career And Technical High School And Commemorating 50 Years Of Career And Technical Education In Rhode Island
May 24 2022 05/24/2022 House Read And Passed
May 24 2022
HB 8253 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Amends the term "extraordinary costs" for the purposes of excess costs associated with special education students. The new definition of extraordinary costs would be educational costs that are over 3 times the average statewide special education cost.)
May 13 2022 05/13/2022 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
May 13 2022
HR 8227 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mercedes Peguero
May 10 2022 05/10/2022 House Read And Passed
May 10 2022
HB 7071 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- SALARIES AND TRAVELING EXPENSES (Prohibits the authorization of bonus or payment to state employee in labor union contracts for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine/would allow bonuses to employee if bonus is tied to employee's performance attributable to difficult COVID-19 working conditions.)
Jan 12 2022 05/05/2022 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
May 05 2022
HB 8084 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD LIMITS (Establishes penalties for vehicles exceeding twenty-five thousand pounds (25,000 lbs) gross vehicle weight and requires certain civil penalties to be paid to the enforcing municipality.)
Apr 01 2022 04/28/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 28 2022
HB 6657 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAYS -- SOLAR PANELS (Same as 21H-6436 --Would establish group for placement of solar panels on inter-state highways, would use America Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for funding.)
Jan 06 2022 04/26/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 26 2022
HB 8096 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS (Waives interest and penalties on the taxable portion of loans taxed or forgiven under the Paycheck Protection Program during tax years 2020 and 2021, provided any tax due is paid by March 31, 2022 and March 31, 2023, respectively.)
Apr 06 2022 04/13/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 13 2022

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