Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Michelle E. McGaw

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 7902 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LABOR RELATIONS ACT (Removes the ban that prohibited members of the state labor relations board from holding public office.)
Mar 04 2022 06/30/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 30 2022
HB 7140 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCT DONATION ACT (Provides for immunity provisions for persons involved in donating feminine hygiene products to charitable or nonprofit organizations.)
Jan 20 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8327 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- INSPECTION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS (Authorizes DEM to assess penalties for non-compliance with emergency plans for significant/ high hazard dams with DEM/EMA developing system to issue severe weather advisories/watches/warnings.)
Jun 08 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 8123 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Allows URI board of trustees to make small procurements up to $50,000 for construction/$10,000 for all other purchases with annual increases in the federal CPI.)
Apr 08 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7801 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Establishes a plan to improve the promotion of social and emotional well-being of young children as well as screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health challenges of infants and young children under the age of six (6).)
Mar 03 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7438 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- TOXIC PACKAGING REDUCTION ACT (Prohibits the sale or promotional distribution of any food package containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024. Provisions of § 23-18.13-3(g)(3) sunset on July 1, 2027.)
Feb 11 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 8001 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW--GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- FILING OF ASSUMED NAME (Requires individuals transacting business in RI under any assumed name to file in person, by mail, or electronically with the office of the city or town clerk the true or real full name(s) of the person(s) transacting business and their email address.)
Mar 18 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
HB 6645 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- TRANSFER OF VEHICLES (Same as 21H-6274 -- Extends from twenty (20) days to thirty (30) days, the period of time that a newly purchased motor vehicle may be temporarily operated, using the purchaser's current licenses plates.)
Jan 06 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
HB 7454 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE (Establishes a special enrollment provision for pregnant women to obtain health insurance coverage at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy.)
Feb 11 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7886 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Permits the DOC to release a sentenced inmate up to 3 days early directly to a community partner for residential treatment or stable housing when completion of sentence is incompatible with the community partners staffing or scheduling capabilities.)
Mar 04 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 8124 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (Modifies appointment/removal process for URI board of trustees with all appointments by governor for 3 yr-terms with advice/consent of senate/URI president appoints faculty member/student to serve in non-voting/ex officio capacity.)
Apr 08 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 8015 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM (Creates an Address Confidentiality Program for persons subjected to domestic violence.)
Mar 18 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7129 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- PESTICIDE CONTROL (Restricts the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.)
Jan 20 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7233 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- PFAS IN DRINKING WATER, GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATERS (Provides for the department of health to take action to establish maximum contaminant levels for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water and set interim standards.)
Jan 28 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HR 8369 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring Representative Gregg M. Amore For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
Jun 23 2022 06/23/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 23 2022
HR 8368 (2022 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring Representative Deborah Ruggiero For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
Jun 23 2022 06/23/2022 House Read And Passed
Jun 23 2022
HB 8136 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- RHODE ISLAND PHYSICAL THERAPIST LICENSURE COMPACT ACT (Establishes physical therapist licensure compact in order to facilitate interstate practice of physical therapy with the goal of improving public access to physical therapy services.)
Apr 13 2022 06/22/2022 Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Jun 22 2022
HB 7457 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Increases the age from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition. Exempts full-time law enforcement, state marshals and members of the U.S. military from these prohibitions.)
Feb 11 2022 06/21/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 21 2022
HB 7468 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- BLACK REGIMENT MONUMENT COMMISSION (Establishes the Black Regiment Monument Commission to maintain the Black Regiment Monument located in Patriots Park in Portsmouth and its surrounding grounds/promotes the commemoration of the Black Regiment.)
Feb 11 2022 06/21/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 21 2022
HB 7512 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS--PORTSMOUTH MUNICIPAL COURT (Repeals the current authorization for town of Portsmouth municipal court and establishes authorization which expands the jurisdiction of Portsmouth municipal court to include a municipal housing court to adjudicate violations of the state building code.)
Feb 16 2022 06/17/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 17 2022

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