Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Dennis M. Canario

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HR 8178 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Vincent J. Colello, Jr.
Dec 14 2020 12/16/2020 House Read And Passed
Dec 16 2020
HR 8182 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of James Barrett Ross, Jr.
Dec 14 2020 12/16/2020 House Read And Passed
Dec 16 2020
HR 8173 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring And Thanking Elizabeth Brito For Her Decades Of Tireless And Devoted Public Service To The Rogers Free Library And The Bristol Community
Dec 14 2020 12/16/2020 House Read And Passed
Dec 16 2020
HB 7613 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows William Francis O'Brien to join Heidi Elizabeth Regan and Christopher Joseph Leo O'Brien in marriage on or about July 24, 2020, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.)
Feb 14 2020 07/22/2020 Signed By Governor
Jul 22 2020
HB 8049 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 974 OF THE PUBLIC LAWS OF 1940, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE STONE BRIDGE FIRE DISTRICT AND TO FURNISH A SUPPLY OF WATER FOR THE TOWN OF TIVERTON" (Authorizes the Stone Bridge fire district to borrow up to $100,000 in funds to meet specific short-term financial obligations.)
Jun 18 2020 07/16/2020 House Read And Passed
Jul 16 2020
HB 7022 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS -- PRUDENCE ISLAND SCHOOL FOUNDATION (Enables the town council of Portsmouth to transfer and/or convey parcels of land owned by the town on Prudence Island to the Prudence Island School Foundation to be used for educational purposes.)
Jan 09 2020 06/26/2020 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jun 26 2020
HR 8073 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Dorothy B. Edwards
Jun 18 2020 06/18/2020 House Read And Passed
Jun 18 2020
HB 8004 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW--GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES (Makes it an unlawful practice to discriminate in the sale of a product or service based on a person's lawful employment or political affiliation/position.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 12 2020
HB 8003 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- CRIMINAL HARASSMENT (Creates the offense of criminal harassment to prosecute persons who willfully and maliciously engage in a pattern of conduct which seriously alarms another person.)
Mar 12 2020 03/12/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 12 2020
HB 7957 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Includes the chief inspector and inspector as those exempt from carrying a firearm without a permit and defines them as peace officers.)
Mar 04 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7219 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires health insurance coverage for annual pediatric mental health examinations when ordered by a physician.)
Jan 22 2020 03/11/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Mar 11 2020
HB 7384 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE (Expands the definition of "employee" to add any individual employed in a food service establishment, which would include a caterer licensed by the department of health and division of taxation, and a food truck.)
Jan 30 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommends Passage
Mar 11 2020
HB 7591 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Allows law enforcement officers to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for muffling sound of firearm while acting within scope of official duties while training as tactical teams and under supervision of police chief, colonel of state police.)
Feb 13 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7880 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS (Extends injured-on-duty benefits to police officers and firefighters that suffer from a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder under certain conditions.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7990 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - PROCEDURE GENERALLY - LEVY AND SALE ON EXECUTION (Exempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.)
Mar 11 2020 03/11/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 11 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 7475 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE REPARATIONS ACT (Provides that financial security is required for any motor vehicle registered or required to be registered in the state of Rhode Island.)
Feb 06 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7322 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF ELDERS -- ABUSE AND ISOLATION OF ELDERS OR DEPENDENT ADULTS -- THE PETER FALK CRIMINAL ISOLATION OF ELDERS ACT (Makes it a felony to isolate an elder or dependent adult and would expand the persons entitled to notice when a guardianship or conservatorship petition is filed in the probate court for dependents or elderly adults.)
Jan 29 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 7543 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- DISORDERLY CONDUCT - PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND DISGUISED MASKS PROHIBITED (Makes it a misdemeanor for persons to carry, possess, or wear masks or protective clothing or equipment designed to minimize the risk of injury from deadly weapons, for the purposes of hindering law enforcement crowd control actions.)
Feb 12 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020

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