Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by John P. Burke

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
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 06/24/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 24 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 06/24/2022 Transmitted To Governor
Jun 24 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 06/24/2022 Transmitted To Governor
Jun 24 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 06/24/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 24 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 06/23/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 23 2022
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 06/23/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/23/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/23/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/23/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/23/2022 House Passed Sub A As Amended In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/23/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 23 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 06/23/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 23 2022
SB 2689 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- DISTRIBUTED GENERATION INTERCONNECTION (Modifies the application process for interconnection projects to require greater transparency/greater clarity through an 8 member committee and independent ombudsman with prospective application.)
Mar 17 2022 06/23/2022 Senate Passed Sub A
Jun 23 2022
SB 2086 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires insurance providers to seek recoupment or set off of insurance payments made to health care providers within twelve (12) months and requires health care providers to seek reimbursement for underpayment within twelve (12) months.)
Jan 25 2022 06/22/2022 Transmitted To Governor
Jun 22 2022
SB 2215 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- MERIT SYSTEM (Allows a classified employee to seek elected office provided that they resign their position upon being elected.)
Feb 08 2022 06/22/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 22 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 06/22/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 22 2022
SB 2811 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Requires correctional officers to qualify annually with the pistol or revolver rather than the previous requirement of biennial qualification.)
Mar 24 2022 06/22/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 22 2022
SB 2120 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- SEXUAL ASSAULT (Increases the age of children able to utilize a recorded forensic interview for cases of sexual abuse in grand jury testimony -- child assault from age fourteen (14) to age eighteen (18).)
Jan 25 2022 06/22/2022 Transmitted To Governor
Jun 22 2022
SB 2789 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- PROCEEDINGS IN AID OF EXECUTION (Requires that upon issuance of a citation, the judgment debtor is given twenty-five (25) days to contact the judgment creditor to resolve the matter prior to court intervention.)
Mar 24 2022 06/22/2022 House Passed In Concurrence
Jun 22 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 06/22/2022 House Passed Sub A In Concurrence
Jun 22 2022

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