Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by John P. Burke

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 13 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Allows schools to maintain on-site an undesignated supply of glucagon for emergency purposes. Provides for training of all school employees in the basics of diabetes care and allows for further training of delegated care aides for students with diabetes.)
Jan 18 2023 01/18/2023 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jan 18 2023
SB 36 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- PAYMENT OF WAGES (Provides for contractor liability for debts owed to an employer or third party on the wage claimants behalf, incurred by a subcontractor.)
Jan 18 2023 01/18/2023 Introduced, Referred To Senate Labor
Jan 18 2023
SB 12 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES (Requires that each child under the supervision of the department of children, youth and families be provided a team of educational advocates to ensure the child’s educational planning, progress and success.)
Jan 18 2023 01/18/2023 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jan 18 2023
SB 2 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LEAD POISONING PREVENTION ACT (Establishes a lead water supply replacement program for public and private service lines and requires disclosure to tenants and buyers of real property of the presence of lead service lines.)
Jan 10 2023 01/10/2023 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Jan 10 2023
SB 2208 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CITIES AND TOWNS -- SEWAGE CHARGES -- TOWN OF COVENTRY (Authorizes the town of Coventry to provide for the payment of sewer assessments in installments up to a thirty year period.)
Feb 08 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3036 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- RHODE ISLAND UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT (Eliminates the exemption for firefighters from having to complete a road safety test in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license.)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2623 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES (Eliminates the restrictions on accessory dwelling units and allows for accessory apartments and affordable accessory apartments as a matter of right.)
Mar 10 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2617 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- LICENSE PROCEDURE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS (Mandates that an applicant for a license as a licensed clinical social worker not be required to take or pass a standardized written examination in order to qualify for the license.)
Mar 10 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2705 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- JUSTICES OF THE PEACE -- UNIFORM LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS (Codifies in the general laws the standards of conduct for notaries public in the state of Rhode Island by the secretary of state which came into effect on April 3, 2020. Takes effect on July 1, 2021; sunsets and expires on July 1, 2023.)
Mar 17 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2203 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE (Requires coverage for the treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections/pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, including, but not limited to, the use of intravenous immunoglobin therapy.)
Feb 08 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2556 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS -- TRAUMA INFORMED SCHOOLS ACT (Establishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.)
Mar 04 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2333 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY (Ensures that all hospitals and hospital-owned professional practices accept payment for all-inclusive elderly care which is no more than one hundred (100%) of what Medicare would pay for the same services.)
Feb 15 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2614 (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 10 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2083 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EYE CARE ACT (Provides for consumer protection in eye care services by developing standards and enforcement protocols in the provision of eye care services.)
Jan 25 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2586 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES (Requires any request for proposal issued by the state may not be changed unless the request for proposal is cancelled and reissued as a master price agreement.)
Mar 10 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2412 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- BUILDING SERVICE WORK (Requires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.)
Feb 15 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
SB 2511 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- HOTELS (Requires online posting of hotel rules. Allows ejection of person for verbally abusing or physically threatening a hotel employee or guest. Permits refusal of service to anyone under the age of 18, unless accompanied by an adult.)
Mar 01 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
SB 2616 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS AND MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS (Creates entry-level licensing program to allow applicants as a mental health counselor assoc. or a marriage/family therapist assoc. to practice under supervision prior to becoming a licensed mental health counselor or a licensed marriage/family therapist.)
Mar 10 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2118 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - MAIL BALLOTS (Same as 21H-6004 Sub A as amended --Entitles disabled and military voters to utilize electronically transmitted ballots.)
Jan 25 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2795 (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 24 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022

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