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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 8246 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation all real and personal property located within East Providence of the charitable nonprofit corporation of Foster Forward (formerly the Rhode Island Foster Parents Association).)
May 25 2018 07/05/2018 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 05 2018
HB 8247 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EAST PROVIDENCE TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF A NEW HIGH SCHOOL AND ALL EXPENSES INCIDENT THERETO, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COSTS OF DESIGN, DEMOLITION, ATHLETIC FIELDS, LANDSCAPING AND PARKING BY THE ISSUANCE OF NOT MORE THAN $189,500,000 BONDS, NOTES AND/OR OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS THEREFOR, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 50% FOR EXPENDITURES ELIGIBLE FOR STATE AID AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY ANY GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY CAPITAL FUND (Authorizes the city of East Providence to issue not more than $189,500,000 bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the acquisition, construction, furnishing and equipping of a new high school.)
May 25 2018 07/05/2018 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 05 2018
HB 8093 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts Associated Radio Amateurs of Southern New England from real and personal property taxes.)
Apr 12 2018 07/05/2018 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 05 2018
HB 8217 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Authorizes Barrington tax exemption for veterans, widows, and gold star parents.)
May 23 2018 07/05/2018 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 05 2018
HB 7625 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Provides full year insurance coverage for contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto. Section 9 of this act, pertaining to Medicaid, would take effect July 1, 2019. The remaining sections would take effect April 1, 2019.)
Feb 14 2018 07/02/2018 Signed By Governor
Jul 02 2018
HB 7334 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW - GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS - UNIFORM FRAUDULENT TRANSFER ACT (Renames title to be called Uniform Voidable Transaction Act/amends definition of "person"/adds substantive/procedural changes.)
Jan 31 2018 07/02/2018 Signed By Governor
Jul 02 2018
HB 7367 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Allows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.)
Jan 31 2018 07/02/2018 Signed By Governor
Jul 02 2018
HB 7337 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY - MAINTENANCE OF PRIVATE EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY (Requires that the cost of maintaining an easement or right-of-way be the responsibility of the owner(s) of the property that the easement benefits.)
Jan 31 2018 07/02/2018 Signed By Governor
Jul 02 2018
HB 8182 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES (Limits the maximum charge imposed by the Rhode Island airport corporation to three dollars ($3.00) per trip for transportation network company services.)
May 10 2018 06/19/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 19 2018
HR 8316 (2018 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring David J. Lanni On The Occasion Of His Retirement
Jun 13 2018 06/13/2018 House Read And Passed
Jun 13 2018
HB 8276 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Extends the timeframe within which to bring an action for an unlawful employment practice.)
Jun 01 2018 06/07/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 07 2018
HB 7843 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- STATE BUILDING CODE (Limits recovery of costs for permitting activities during periods of normal building activity multipliers for fees based on value.)
Feb 28 2018 05/09/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 09 2018
HB 7095 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Exempts from the sales tax products used for feminine hygiene in connection with the menstrual cycle.)
Jan 10 2018 05/03/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 03 2018
HB 7094 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (Directs the executive office of health and human services to increase income disregards for certain Medicare programs.)
Jan 10 2018 05/02/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 02 2018
HB 8111 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS (Allows eligible persons with multiple misdemeanor convictions and/or multiple felony convictions as to certain crimes to file a motion for expungement of all records and records of convictions.)
Apr 25 2018 05/02/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 02 2018
HB 7591 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS - SAFE SCHOOLS ACT (Provides that only peace officers and persons approved by the school authorities for the purposes of educational instruction may carry firearms or other weapons on school grounds.)
Feb 14 2018 04/24/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 24 2018
HB 8076 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES--LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Adds electronic nicotine-delivery systems to the definition of "Tobacco" for tax purposes.)
Apr 11 2018 04/11/2018 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Apr 11 2018
HB 7730 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - CAMPAIGN FINANCE (Makes several changes to the campaign finance report requirements to promote their regularity and accuracy.)
Feb 28 2018 04/04/2018 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 04 2018
HR 8010 (2018 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring Deborah Debare For Her Devoted Service As Executive Director Of The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Mar 28 2018 03/28/2018 House Read And Passed
Mar 28 2018
HB 7176 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION - SEAWEED (Repeals Chapter 46-11 which prohibits the taking of seaweed by anyone not a resident of the town of Barrington and imposes fines for doing so.)
Jan 17 2018 03/27/2018 Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 27 2018

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