Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Gregory J. Costantino

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 8099 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CONSOLIDATION OF THE ALBION AND SAYLESVILLE FIRE DISTRICTS INTO THE NEW LINCOLN FIRE DISTRICT (Extends the deadline for the merger of the Albion and Saylesville Fire Districts into the New Lincoln Fire District until December 31, 2021.)
Jul 10 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 7860 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT AND LOAD LIMITS--SMITHFIELD AND LINCOLN (Prohibits commercial motor trucks, with a gross weight rating of twenty-six thousand one pounds (26,001 lbs.) or more, from traveling on Limerock Road, in Smithfield and Lincoln.)
Feb 26 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HB 7889 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows city/town clerks to appoint individuals to solemnize marriages and requires clerks to issue certificates for individuals to perform the solemnization if all application requirements are met.)
Feb 26 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7964 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Restores the deduction for alimony payments, pursuant to a divorce or separation agreement. Requires the alimony payments to be included as income to the recipient.)
Mar 05 2020 03/05/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 05 2020
HB 7671 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX (Exempts a corporation from payment of the minimum tax imposed by § 44-11-2(e) during the first year of the corporation's existence.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7672 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX AND FRANCHISE TAX (Lowers the minimum corporate tax imposed from four hundred dollars ($400) to three hundred seventy-five dollars ($375).)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7673 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - VIDEO-LOTTERY GAMES, TABLE GAMES AND SPORTS WAGERING (Increases the annual flat fee given to Lincoln and Tiverton by their respective sports wagering facilities to two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000).)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7670 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES (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.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7790 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS-LABOR AND PAYMENT OF DEBTS BY CONTRACTORS (Relieves regulatory burden by authorizing submission of certified payroll using federal forms for all public works.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7789 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW--GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- UNFAIR SALES PRACTICES (Creates a seven percent (7%) minimum markup for cigarettes sold by a retailer, changes increases cost to retailers and wholesalers for cigarettes.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7666 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS (Changes the rate of interest for underpayments of tax to prime rate plus six percent (6%). It would also limit the assessment of interest to four (4) calendar years.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7788 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Authorizes the division of motor vehicles to issue a one year renewal registration for vehicles leased for a period of thirty-six (36) months for the last year of the lease and would modify the fee for said renewal.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7922 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND PAY FOR SUCCESS ACT (Establishes a pay for success program to raise funds from non-state government investors to pay for addressing social challenges. If there are positive results, the state would repay the investors with interest.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7606 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- THE ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COUNCIL (Establishes an animal welfare advisory council to advise the governor and the general assembly on matters relating to animal welfare, treatment, health, and safety of companion animals.)
Feb 14 2020 02/14/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 14 2020
HB 7198 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- DEALERSHIPS (Requires motor vehicle dealers to disclose in writing that a vehicle being sold has a spare tire and jack or is otherwise equipped in compliance with applicable law. There shall be a civil penalty of fifty dollars $50 for a violation under this subsection)
Jan 22 2020 02/14/2020 Committee Transferred To House Corporations
Feb 14 2020
HB 7491 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS -- RHODE ISLAND BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT (Imposes a fee of one hundred sixty dollars ($160) for all domestic and foreign corporations for a certificate of authority to transact business in this state.)
Feb 07 2020 02/13/2020 Committee Transferred To House Finance
Feb 13 2020
HB 7130 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DIVORCE AND SEPARATION (Creates a custody procedure for pets in divorce and separation proceedings based on the best interests of the animal and would not apply to assistance/service animals.)
Jan 16 2020 02/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 12 2020
HB 7332 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- PROMPT PAYMENT BY DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION (Amends the provisions for prompt payment of monies owed by the department of administration to their contractors or subcontractors.)
Jan 29 2020 02/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 11 2020
HB 7502 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation real property acquired or leased by a railroad entity used in the boarding or disembarking of railroad passengers or supporting passenger railroad operations and services.)
Feb 07 2020 02/07/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 07 2020
HB 7199 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - PROCEDURE GENERALLY - JURY LISTS (Makes persons seventy (70) years of age or older eligible for exemption from jury service.)
Jan 22 2020 02/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 05 2020

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