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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 8002 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- ESTATE AND TRANSFER TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Increases the exemption for estate taxes to two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) effective January 1, 2022. There would be a further increased estate tax exemption to five million dollars ($5,000,000) effective January 1, 2024.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 12 2020
HB 7915 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - HISTORIC RESIDENCE - TAX CREDIT (Amends the definition of "Commission" to include the Cumberland local historic district commission.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7195 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Exempts 43 Railroad Street, Woonsocket, Plat 14R, Lot 205 from the provisions of § 3-7-19 regarding the permitting of alcoholic beverages retail licenses within a certain proximity to schools and churches.)
Jan 22 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommends Passage
Mar 12 2020
HB 8005 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES - BREWERIES AND DISTILLERIES (Modifies limitations on quantities of malt beverages and distilled spirits that can be sold at retail by certain licensed breweries and distilleries for off-premises consumption.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Special Legislation
Mar 12 2020
HB 8003 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- CRIMINAL HARASSMENT (Creates the offense of criminal harassment to prosecute persons who willfully and maliciously engage in a pattern of conduct which seriously alarms another person.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 12 2020
HB 7986 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Authorizes the city of Woonsocket to adopt by ordinance tax amnesty periods during its 2021 fiscal year.)
Mar 11 2020 03/11/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Mar 11 2020
HB 7220 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Permits the division of motor vehicles to suspend the registration privileges of motor carriers upon receipt of notice from the department of labor and training that the motor carrier has not secured workers' compensation insurance.)
Jan 22 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommends Passage Of Sub A
Mar 10 2020
HB 7593 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - TRAFFIC TRIBUNAL (Vests the traffic tribunal with jurisdiction over the adjudication of alleged violations of the harassment of hunters, trappers and fishers law.)
Feb 13 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7627 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW--GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES (Amends the deceptive trade practices chapter to clarify the law's exemptions and enhances the attorney general's authority to seek civil penalties for violations of the law.)
Feb 14 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7442 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- ESTABLISHMENT OF CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Creates a moratorium on the creation of any new charter public schools until there is a revision in the school funding formula to better reflect ELL and special education services.)
Feb 05 2020 03/09/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/11/2020)
Mar 09 2020
HB 7557 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - CLASS A LIQUOR LICENSES (Authorizes the town of Smithfield to issue a total of five (5) Class A liquor store licenses.)
Feb 12 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7596 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT (Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings.)
Feb 13 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7955 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- ELECTRICIANS (Provides for a limited electrician license to be issued to institutions of higher learning to allow for Class B journeyperson electricians to perform minor repair and wiring.)
Mar 04 2020 03/04/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Mar 04 2020
HB 7210 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS (Prohibits any development of land contiguous to the State House unless approved by the general assembly.)
Jan 22 2020 03/04/2020 Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 04 2020
HB 7441 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Restricts the creation or expansion of charter schools and mayoral academies for the school years 2021-22 through 2023-2024, to be waived upon revision to charter school funding formula in § 16-7.2-5.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7519 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE IN PARTICULAR ACTIONS -- ATTACHMENT (Provides that child support garnishment be paid first before any other garnishment including a garnishment for the payment of taxes.)
Feb 07 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7892 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES--SMALL BUSINESS--OMNIBUS (Omnibus act regarding caterers, hide and leather inspection, constables, sterilization of bedding, mixed-martial arts and pool halls.)
Feb 26 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7433 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SCHOOL BUS SPEED LIMITS (Establishes a speed limit for school buses being driven on a limited access highway to ten (10) miles per hour less than the posted speed limit.)
Feb 05 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 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 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

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