Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Carlos E. Tobon

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 8048 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Requires full funding relating to economic activity and hotel taxes excluding funds appropriated to Downtown Pawtucket Redevelopment program for FY 2020.)
Jun 18 2020 06/18/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jun 18 2020
HB 7958 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- MEDAL OF HONOR DAY (Designates March 25th as Medal of Honor Day.)
Mar 04 2020 03/12/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 12 2020
HB 7264 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Bans large capacity feeding devices for use in firearms.)
Jan 23 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7337 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PROPER MANAGEMENT OF UNUSED PAINT (Requires the department of environmental management to solicit procurement of a representative organization to operate the paint stewardship program every two (2) years.)
Jan 29 2020 03/10/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 10 2020
HB 7550 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- HOTELS--HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORTING AND PREVENTION ACT (Creates the Human Trafficking Reporting and Prevention Act applicable to hotels requiring them to educate their employees about identifying, reporting and preventing human trafficking on their premises.)
Feb 12 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommends Passage
Mar 10 2020
HB 7810 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- MANDATORY EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE (Requires all students in kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) to perform a minimum amount of community service each school year and would grant them the option to perform certain forms of community service for academic credit.)
Feb 26 2020 03/09/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/11/2020)
Mar 09 2020
HB 7846 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - STATE BUILDING CODE (Prohibits more than two (2) communities from combining to appoint a shared building official.)
Feb 26 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7341 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2022 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.)
Jan 29 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 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 7598 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Permits the district court to issue probationary operator’s licenses to those who had their licenses suspended, under certain conditions and for reasons of extreme hardship. Offenses involving alcohol, injury or death would be ineligible.)
Feb 13 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7114 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- RHODE ISLAND VETERANS' HOME (Changes the service requirement for admissions to RI Veterans' Home from 90 days to 2 years, and gives priority to veterans defined as war veterans.)
Jan 15 2020 02/27/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 27 2020
HB 7781 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS REGULATION--AUTOMOBILE WRECKING AND SALVAGE YARDS (Prohibits any entity or individual from advertising the sale, purchase, receipt, transport, delivery or salvage of any junk or discarded automobile unless the advertiser is a licensed auto wrecking or salvage yard.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7703 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE LOTTERY (Creates an instant ticket scratch off game pilot program to raise funds for Rhode Island veterans and dependents of qualified service members. Expires on December 31, 2021.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7702 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Establishes medical professional scholarship program to award $5,000 scholarships for four (4) years of college tuition to eligible applicants selected by commissioner funded by a $25 assessment on medical professionals.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7940 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS (Eliminates the requirement that to vote, a person must be registered in the city or town and voting district at least thirty (30) days next preceding any election. Effective July 1, 2020.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7229 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- PHYSICAL THERAPY COPAY (Limits copays, coinsurance or office deductible for services of a physical therapist to the amount authorized for the services of a primary care physician or osteopath.)
Jan 22 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020
HB 7686 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Provides that if a city or town experiences substantial growth with tax base as a penalty of the expiration of a tax-stabilization agreement or tax treaty the increase would be allocated for education.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7728 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ELECTRONIC VEHICLE RECOVERY SERVICES (Creates a vehicle recovery service requiring vehicle owners to submit an affidavit of theft of vehicle prior to law enforcement contacting service provider to locate vehicle.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7280 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING (Allows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from 30 MW to megawatts (60 MW).)
Jan 23 2020 02/25/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 25 2020
HR 7646 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of February 24 Through February 28, 2020, To Be "Public Schools Week In Rhode Island"
Feb 25 2020 02/25/2020 House Read And Passed
Feb 25 2020

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