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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 8000 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS IN CHILDREN RELIEF FUND (Establishes Children's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide finance assistance to families for medical expenses not covered by state or federal programs or insurance contract.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 12 2020
HB 7102 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Prohibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.)
Jan 15 2020 03/12/2020 Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 12 2020
HB 7507 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SCHOOL WASTE RECYCLING AND REFUSE DISPOSAL (Requires schools to comply with recycling and composting laws and promotes the donation of unspoiled nonperishable food by schools. Requires the use of share tables at all schools.)
Feb 07 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7825 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE--SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT (Provides that the public schools shall be responsible for attendance data monitoring and detection of emergent truant behavior.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7720 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Requires firearms to be stored securely when not in use and enhances penalties for failure to store firearms in a secure manner.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7987 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires health insurance plans, effective on or after January 1, 2021, to provide coverage for all FDA-approved contraception drugs, products and sterilization procedures.)
Mar 11 2020 03/11/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 11 2020
HB 7877 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- WORK ON HOLIDAYS AND SUNDAYS (Requires an individual employer to meet certain criteria in order to qualify for class exemption from the increased pay requirement for work on holidays and Sundays.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7800 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES (Makes explicit that parents and guardians of children with disabilities in private school have the same rights and remedies as parents of children in public school. It also provides a procedure in superior court to enforce these rights and remedies.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7398 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT (Excludes chronic intractable pain from the definition of acute pain management. Prescribes new guidelines for treatment based upon 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.)
Jan 31 2020 03/11/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 11 2020
HR 7995 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Former Rhode Island State Senator And Parliamentarian The Honorable John M. Roney
Mar 11 2020 03/11/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 11 2020
HR 7982 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of March 9Th Through 15Th Of 2020 To Be "Brain Injury Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 10 2020 03/10/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 10 2020
HB 7589 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SPECIAL POLICE FOR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS (Clarifies the jurisdiction of special police officers upon the land and buildings of educational institutions, and on roads adjacent to the educational institutions to instances where the officer notices that a person is in danger of bodily harm.)
Feb 13 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7350 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PASSING, USE OF LANES, AND RULES OF THE ROAD (Requires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.)
Jan 30 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7245 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION RESTRICTIONS ON REAL PROPERTY (Requires conservation and preservation restrictions to be liberally interpreted in favor of the grants awarded.)
Jan 23 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7707 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION (Permits the release of records relating to criminal injuries compensation by allowing for limited disclosure to be permitted personable and government officials.)
Feb 26 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7553 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS - NET NEUTRALITY (Requires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.)
Feb 12 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7157 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES (Raises the minimum wage to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) as of October 1, 2020.)
Jan 16 2020 03/10/2020 Signed By Governor
Mar 10 2020
HB 7775 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET-METERING (Replaces term multi-municipal with multi-party and defines it as combination of 2 or more eligible parties that enter into agreement for purpose of co-owning one or more eligible net-metering resources or entering into financing arrangement(s).)
Feb 26 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HR 7983 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of March 8Th To March 14Th Of 2020, To Be "Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 10 2020 03/10/2020 House Read And Passed
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

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