Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joshua J. Giraldo

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 7640 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 (Amends membership of the RI Housing Resources Act of 1998 Commission to exclude a representative of the insurers and replace it with a representative of a Rhode Island city or town with a population below 25,000 with a median family income of 40,000.)
Mar 02 2022 07/02/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 02 2022
HB 8285 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit, located in Pawtucket.)
May 25 2022 07/02/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 02 2022
HB 7607 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- BILITERACY SEAL (Allows high school students receiving state Silver/Gold Seal of Biliteracy to earn 2 to 4 semesters of college credit toward minor/major in language at public university/community college if requested within 3 yrs. after high school graduation.)
Mar 02 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8138 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of RI Public Health Foundation, and any other entity formed in conjunction with, or to facilitate the acquisition of properties of, Rhode Island Public Health Foundation in Providence.)
Apr 13 2022 06/30/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 30 2022
HB 7062 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE (Provides that in developing alternative-learning plans, consideration shall be given to the difficulties and interruptions students experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Jan 12 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
HB 8348 (2022 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.)
Jun 16 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7604 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAYS -- RELOCATION OF UTILITY SERVICES (Amends the formula used to reimburse a utility facility or company for the cost of relocation necessitated by highway construction.)
Mar 02 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7974 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (Requires all high school seniors in the state to complete a federal financial aid application (FAFSA) or a Rhode Island Alternative Financial Aid Application, offered through the Community College of Rhode Island in order to graduate high school.)
Mar 11 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7611 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- 2021 ACT ON CLIMATE (Establishes the Rhode Island executive climate change coordinating council equity and environmental justice advisory board to advise on decision-making and equitable outcomes.)
Mar 02 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
HB 7743 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PARKING FACILITIES AND PRIVILEGES (Requires motor vehicle parking spaces in lots with >100 spaces specifically designed for persons transporting young children under the age of 3/baby strollers except for single-family/duplex/townhouse/multifamily residences/industrial zoned properties.)
Mar 02 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
HB 7939 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' LICENSE -- SAFE ROADS AND MANDATORY INSURANCE (Allows the division of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards and driving privilege permits, to applicants unable to establish their lawful presence in the United States.)
Mar 07 2022 06/28/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2022
HB 6603 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- ACCESS TO ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (Same as 21H-5522 SUB A/2 -- Establishes a process for CCRI, RIC and URI to accept for college credit an advanced placement subject test score of three (3) ("qualified") or better in an advanced placement course.)
Jan 06 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7737 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION (Requires the office of diversity, equity and opportunity (ODEO) to create, and for all state and municipal employees to receive, annual training in cultural competency. Defines "cultural competency".)
Mar 02 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7713 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- DNA DETECTION OF SEXUAL AND VIOLENT OFFENDERS (Removes diversion programs from the list of criminal convictions subject to mandatory DNA collection.)
Mar 02 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
HB 7457 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Increases the age from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition. Exempts full-time law enforcement, state marshals and members of the U.S. military from these prohibitions.)
Feb 11 2022 06/21/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 21 2022
HB 8048 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE -- RHODE ISLAND SECURE CHOICE RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island secure choice retirement savings program, which provides for the creation of IRA-type retirement investments managed by a board established by the act which would be a public corporation.)
Mar 25 2022 06/16/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 16 2022
HB 7745 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LIBRARIES -- HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARIES (Requires the general assembly appropriate funds to the state librarian for the purpose of caring for, preserving and cataloguing property in the state in the keeping of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.)
Mar 02 2022 06/16/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 16 2022
HB 7638 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - INCREASING OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS OF COLOR ACT (Promotes the development, utilization and opportunities for teachers of color. It would provide for a two million dollar annual appropriation for a scholarship fund for teacher employment in urban schools.)
Mar 02 2022 06/16/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 16 2022
HB 7614 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE RHODE ISLAND URBAN EDUCATION ACT OF 1998 (Establishes the urban student mentorship program to reduce chronic absenteeism and promote better academic outcomes for student in urban communities.)
Mar 02 2022 06/16/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 16 2022
HR 8051 (2022 Regular Session)
JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $685,000 FOR THE BLACK AND LATINO CAUCUS COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TO ESTABLISH RADIO STATION WSOP-LP (This resolution would authorize the appropriation of the sum of six hundred eighty-five thousand dollars ($685,000) for the Black and Latino Community partnership to establish radio station WSOP-LP.)
Mar 25 2022 06/16/2022 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 16 2022

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