Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Mia A. Ackerman

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 5281 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (Provides during any declared state or local disaster emergency that mental health and substance abuse disorder services be considered an essential health benefit provided, they’re implemented within guidelines established to address the emergency.)
Jan 29 2021 07/14/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 14 2021
HB 5650 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE EDUCATION COMMISSION (Creates the Holocaust and genocide education commission.)
Feb 23 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 5164 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Allows students in public schools to possess and use a topical sunscreen product. Children enrolled in grades K-5 would need a note from a parent or guardian in order to possess sunscreen on school property.)
Jan 25 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 5470 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (Creates an action authorizing any person who has been sentenced to imprisonment greater than one year subsequent to being wrongfully convicted of a criminal offense to petition court for an award of compensation and damages, including attorney’s fees.)
Feb 10 2021 07/08/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 08 2021
HB 5571 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- CHILDREN (Raises the legal age for persons to purchase or be sold or delivered certain tobacco products, electronic nicotine-delivery systems and liquid nicotine containers from eighteen (18) years of age to twenty-one (21) years of age.)
Feb 12 2021 07/07/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 07 2021
HB 6371 (2021 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).)
May 28 2021 07/06/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 06 2021
HB 6222 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION (Creates an eighteen (18) member special commission on reapportionment whose purpose is to draft and to report to the general assembly an act to reapportion the districts of the general assembly and the state's United States Congressional districts.)
Apr 08 2021 07/06/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 06 2021
HR 6493 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Ms. Joan Marie Collins On Her Retirement From The Rhode Island State Police After More Than Twenty-Nine Years Of Meritorious Service To The State Of Rhode Island
Jul 01 2021 07/01/2021 House Read And Passed
Jul 01 2021
HR 6492 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring And Thanking Captain Antiliano De Jesus Estrella For His Devoted Service To The People Of The City Of Providence And The State Of Rhode Island
Jul 01 2021 07/01/2021 House Read And Passed
Jul 01 2021
HB 5853 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Forbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct as a condition of employment.)
Feb 24 2021 06/25/2021 Referred To Senate Judiciary
Jun 25 2021
HB 6147 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SENTENCE OR EXECUTION (Amends Hate Crimes Sentencing Act. Adds gender identity, expression to protected groups. Clarifies sentencing enhancements for hate crimes against victims in a protected group. Permits sentencing to community service or educational classes.)
Mar 17 2021 06/25/2021 Committee Recommended Substitute A Be Held For Further Study
Jun 25 2021
HB 5629 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER ACT (Establishes an emergency telephone system call review and quality improvement and would require at least one 911 system operator trained in telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation be on duty at all time.)
Feb 19 2021 06/23/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 23 2021
HR 6439 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating Governor Daniel Mckee On The Joyous Occasion Of His 70Th Birthday
Jun 16 2021 06/16/2021 House Read And Passed
Jun 16 2021
HR 6427 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating The Honorable Joy Hearn On Her Retirement From The Barrington Public Schools After Many Years Of Dedicated And Distinguished Service
Jun 15 2021 06/15/2021 House Read And Passed
Jun 15 2021
HB 5223 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ENABLING THE STATE LOTTERY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO CONTRACT WITH IGT GLOBAL SOLUTIONS CORPORATION AND TWIN RIVER (Enables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.)
Jan 29 2021 06/11/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 11 2021
HB 6272 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Daniel Genannt to join Ashley Genannt and Brendan Foley in marriage on or about November 6, 2021, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.)
Apr 28 2021 06/10/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 10 2021
HB 6374 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS -- CORPORATIONS - GENERAL PROVISIONS (Allows the secretary of state and tax administrator to promulgate emergency rules and regulations related to filing procedures, minimum corporate taxes, and fees and/or penalties, during a declared state of emergency.)
May 28 2021 06/03/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 03 2021
HB 5586 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION -- EXEMPTIONS (Includes the real and tangible personal property of St. John Baptist De La Salle Institute, d/b/a La Salle Academy, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.)
Feb 12 2021 06/01/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 01 2021
HB 5491 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FINANCIAL LITERACY (Requires the council on elementary and secondary education, in consultation with the Rhode Island department of education, to develop and approve statewide academic standards for the instruction of consumer education in public high schools.)
Feb 11 2021 06/01/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 01 2021
HB 6280 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS - THE GREEN BUILDINGS ACT (Effective December 31, 2020, terminates the requirement of utilizing green building standards for new public buildings construction projects.)
Apr 29 2021 05/26/2021 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 26 2021

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