Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Carol Hagan McEntee

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 8053 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN TO FINANCE THE TOWN’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR THE FISCAL YEARS 2020-2026, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, REPLACEMENT, REPAIR, IMPROVEMENT, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND ROAD IMPROVEMENTS, PUBLIC SAFETY INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER MUNICIPAL PROJECTS, BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $6,500,000 BONDS, NOTES AND/OR OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR (Authorizes the town of South Kingstown to issue not more than $6,500,000 bonds and notes to finance the town’s capital improvement plan for the fiscal years 2020-2026.)
Jun 18 2020 07/02/2020 Scheduled For Hearing And/Or Consideration (07/09/2020)
Jul 02 2020
HB 7541 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- UNIFORM LAW ON PATERNITY -- UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT (Repeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a uniform parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.)
Feb 12 2020 07/02/2020 Proposed Substitute
Jul 02 2020
HB 7453 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Kelley O’Neel to join Erin Elizabeth Webster and Max Thomas Shaller in marriage on or about October 3, 2020, within the Village of Saunderstown, Rhode Island.)
Feb 05 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HB 8069 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Carl Joseph Woolf to join Andrea Jane Kowalczyk and John Thomas Mosby in marriage on or about October 25, 2020, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.)
Jun 18 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HB 7051 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS (Authorizes the town council of the town of South Kingstown to create a municipal court and housing court and defines the respective jurisdiction of those two courts.)
Jan 09 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HB 7239 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS (Names Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.)
Jan 22 2020 06/24/2020 Signed By Governor
Jun 24 2020
HB 7620 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Amends definition of "state agency" for purposes of the chapter on "state purchases" to provide for an exemption for the URI board of trustees when making purchases funded by restricted, sponsored, or auxiliary monies, from the provisions of the chapter.)
Feb 14 2020 06/24/2020 Signed By Governor
Jun 24 2020
HB 7102 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Prohibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.)
Jan 15 2020 06/23/2020 Signed By Governor
Jun 23 2020
HR 8032 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Richard D. Fossa
Jun 17 2020 06/17/2020 House Read And Passed
Jun 17 2020
HB 7874 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FISH AND WILDLIFE - GENERAL PROVISIONS (Clarifies and assigns the regulatory jurisdiction over all marine animal species within the jurisdictional territory of the state to the marine fisheries council.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7870 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- CONTROL OF MOSQUITOES AND TICKS (Establishes a program for mosquito/tick control by DOH/DEM to coordinate state response to stop the spread of mosquito/tick-borne diseases.)
Feb 26 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7876 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (Sets a goal for the habilitation facilities to participate in state procurements and construction projects of less than three percent (3%) of the total value of all contracts available to businesses in each fiscal year by June 30, 2022.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7263 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Bans possession, sale and transfer of assault weapons which are not properly registered.)
Jan 23 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7715 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Prohibits the possession of firearms on school grounds except for peace officers, retired law enforcement officers, persons under contract to provide school security services, and unloaded firearms in locked containers or a locked rack on motor vehicles.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7431 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN -- PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT (Prohibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.)
Feb 05 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7699 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires Medicare option after 11/1/21 allowing employee to elect Medicare coverage with family members retaining coverage under employer's policy plan only with employer's approval.)
Feb 26 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7872 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- PLASTIC RECYCLING AND LITTER ACT (Creates voluntary, no charge program for caterers/mobile food vendors/restaurants for reduction of plastic/other disposal waste with successful completion resulting in2 year exemption from payment for litter control permit.)
Feb 26 2020 03/06/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/12/2020)
Mar 06 2020
HB 7611 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT RECYCLING ACT OF 2020 (Creates a refundable five cent ($0.05) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A one cent ($0.01) handling fee would be paid by distributors.)
Feb 14 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7539 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- PAYMENT OF WAGES (Makes failure to pay employees wages amounting to $1,500 or more a felony punishable by fines or imprisonment or both.)
Feb 12 2020 03/04/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Mar 04 2020
HB 7540 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS (Places the jurisdiction of minors in the family court when it comes to matters involving protective orders of domestic assault.)
Feb 12 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020

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