Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Arthur Handy

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 8039 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CRANSTON TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $147,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, LANDSCAPING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE CITY, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 50% AT THE TIME OF ISSUANCE AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY THE AMOUNT OF CERTAIN GRANTS RECEIVED FROM STATE BOND PROCEEDS, FROM THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OR FROM THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY (Authorizes the city of Cranston to issue $147,000,000 general obligation bonds for school facility improvements upon voter approval.)
Jun 18 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 8092 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CRANSTON TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION, EQUIPPING AND INSTALLATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENTS THAT REDUCE ENERGY COSTS AND/OR USE OF FOSSIL FUELS IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES IN THE CITY AND ALL ATTENDANT EXPENSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ENGINEERING COSTS BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $5,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes Cranston to issue not more than Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) bonds and notes for the acquisition, equipping and installation of renewable energy and energy conservation improvements in public buildings.)
Jul 02 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 8091 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CRANSTON TO FINANCE THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, REPAIR, REHABILITATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND BRIDGES IN THE CITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PAVING, DRAINAGE, TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES, ROAD MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT, SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AND LANDSCAPING AND ALL COSTS INCIDENTAL OR RELATED THERETO BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $10,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes Cranston to issue not more than Ten Million Dollars ($10,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the design, construction, repair, rehabilitation and improvement of streets, sidewalks and bridges.)
Jul 02 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 8090 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CRANSTON TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, RENOVATION, REPAIR AND ALTERATION OF PLAYGROUNDS, ATHLETIC FIELDS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT IN THE CITY BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $2,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes Cranston to issue not more than $2,000,000 general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, repair and alteration of playgrounds, athletic fields and related equipment.)
Jul 02 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 8088 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CRANSTON TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION, IMPROVEMENT, RENOVATION AND REPAIR OF FIRE AND PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $2,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes the city of Cranston to issue not more than Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the acquisition, improvement, renovation and repair of fire and public safety equipment.)
Jul 02 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HB 8089 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CRANSTON TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, RENOVATION, REPAIR, ALTERATION, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN THE CITY BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $1,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes the city of Cranston to issue not more than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the construction, improvement, renovation, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public buildings.)
Jul 02 2020 07/25/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 25 2020
HR 8107 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mario Casinelli, Jr., Rph.
Jul 16 2020 07/16/2020 House Read And Passed
Jul 16 2020
HR 8026 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Mr. Richard N. Harris, Msw, Licsw, On His Retirement As Executive Director Of The Rhode Island Chapter Of The National Association Of Social Workers, After Many Years Of Dedicated Service To The People Of Rhode Island
Jun 17 2020 06/17/2020 House Read And Passed
Jun 17 2020
HB 7866 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- APPLIANCE AND EQUIPMENT ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENCY STANDARDS OF 2020 (Establishes minimum energy/water efficiency standards for appliances/specified equipment purchased/installed after 7/1/21.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HR 7966 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations For The Development And Implementation Of An Anti-Littering Education Program For Rhode Island Public Elementary School Students
Mar 05 2020 03/05/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Mar 05 2020
HB 7891 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES (Allows a manufacturer's license holder to authorize the sale of beverages for consumption on premises sold in a combination not to be greater than three (3) drinks.)
Feb 26 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7612 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (Provides that the authority of the CRMC shall include specific areas designated in "special area management plans" (SAMP).)
Feb 14 2020 03/02/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/05/2020)
Mar 02 2020
HB 7690 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM--CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS (Requires the yearly state contribution to the pension system not be reduced until the fund ratio meets or exceeds eighty percent (80%).)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7689 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- RHODE ISLAND PATHWAYS PROJECT (Requires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment of the chronically homeless.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7935 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- UNLAWFUL EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Prohibits employer/employment agency/labor organization/employer to directly/indirectly commit unlawful employment practice.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7863 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- QUADRICYCLE PASSENGER VEHICLES (Authorizes municipalities to regulate the use of quadricycle passenger vehicles within their borders.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Feb 26 2020
HB 7667 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Allows state colleges to sell discarded or surplus technology to their students at discounted prices, using the monies collected to purchase updated electronic equipment or technology.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7688 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Exempts bicycles from sales and use tax.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HR 7913 (2020 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NECESSARY REGULATIONS/STATUES/LEGISLATION TO IMPLEMENT INSTANT-RUNOFF VOTING (IRV) IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND (Creates an 11 member commission to study, evaluate, and provide recommendations for establishing a "top two open primary," and who would report back to the General Assembly by February 9, 2021, and expire on April 9, 2021.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7833 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - LICENSE PROCEDURE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS (Defines the educational requirements necessary to qualify an individual as a social worker, and further exempts social workers from the license procedures for licensed clinical social workers and licensed independent clinical social workers.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 26 2020

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