Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Ana B. Quezada

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2923 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE TO ISSUE NOT TO EXCEED $140,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, NOTES AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, LANDSCAPING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE CITY, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF STATE HOUSING AID AT A REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR STATE SHARE RATIO OF NOT LESS THAN 75% AT THE TIME OF ISSUANCE AND PROVIDED THAT THE AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE REDUCED BY THE AMOUNT OF CERTAIN GRANTS RECEIVED FROM STATE BOND PROCEEDS, FROM THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OR FROM THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY (Authorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.)
Jul 16 2020 08/03/2020 Meeting Postponed (08/04/2020)
Aug 03 2020
SB 2824 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION -- LICENSING (Creates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.)
Mar 12 2020 07/22/2020 Signed By Governor
Jul 22 2020
SR 2902 (2020 Regular Session)
Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (Change The Name Of The State)
Jun 17 2020 07/16/2020 House Passed As Amended In Concurrence
Jul 16 2020
SB 2585 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- CAUSES OF ACTION (Allows for a civil investigative demand in instances of perceived violations of Rhode Islanders' civil rights.)
Feb 25 2020 07/14/2020 Referred To House Judiciary
Jul 14 2020
SR 2901 (2020 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Josephine D. Slater
Jun 17 2020 06/18/2020 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 18 2020
SR 2799 (2020 Regular Session)
Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
Mar 12 2020 06/18/2020 Referred To House Finance
Jun 18 2020
SR 2897 (2020 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Recognizing "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2020
Jun 17 2020 06/18/2020 Senate Read And Passed
Jun 18 2020
SB 2838 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- FILING OF ASSUMED NAME (Makes amendments necessary to use the term "trade name" rather than "assumed name", for purposes of the commercial law chapter on filing an assumed name, and provides for the administration and regulation of the use of trade names.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Mar 12 2020
SB 2782 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CURRICULUM [SEE TITLE 19 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT] (Provides for a minimum standard for the public education system.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 12 2020
SR 2809 (2020 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO A LEASE AGREEMENT FOR LEASED EXHIBITION, OFFICE AND VAULT STORAGE SPACE (This Joint Resolution would authorize a lease agreement for exhibition, office and vault storage space for the Department of State.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 12 2020
SB 2771 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (Establishes the duty of the commission and the division of public utilities to ensure affordability and sustainability for basic care necessities.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Mar 12 2020
SB 2825 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINALS - CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS - PAROLE (Grants juveniles sentenced as adults parole eligibility after completing fifteen (15) years of sentence with prospective/retroactive. Effective January 1, 1991.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 12 2020
SB 2818 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - COSTS (Provides that a defendant's qualification for the services of public defender constitutes prima facie evidence of indigency and limited ability to pay court costs and no costs shall be ordered unless procedures for determining ability to pay are followed.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 12 2020
SB 2308 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- HOLIDAY AND SUNDAY WORK (Removes health care and maintenance workers from the definition of employees not entitled to overtime pay, for purposes of overtime pay on Sundays and holidays, enabling them to collect overtime pay.)
Feb 04 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
SB 2401 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Permits students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) to possess/use over-the-counter medication and products without a doctor's or parent's note during school.)
Feb 13 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
SB 2405 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES (Would allow individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee.)
Feb 13 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
SB 2143 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES (Gradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.)
Jan 22 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
SB 2124 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE -- PERINATAL DOULA SERVICES (Provides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.)
Jan 22 2020 03/11/2020 Placed On Senate Calendar
Mar 11 2020
SB 2168 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS -- RHODE ISLAND BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT -- NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT -- LIMITED-LIABILITY COMPANY ACT (Removes the ten (10) year period for secretary of state to withdraw a certificate of revocation.)
Feb 04 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
SB 2147 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES (Increases the minimum wage gradually up to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour by the year 2024.)
Jan 22 2020 03/10/2020 Signed By Governor
Mar 10 2020

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