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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
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Jan 22 2020 03/11/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request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 7103 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS--THE JULIE LYNN CARDINAL ACT (Provides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.)
Jan 15 2020 03/11/2020 Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 11 2020
HB 7234 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- PHYSICAL THERAPISTS (Authorizes physical therapists to order diagnostic imaging (x-rays). Authority sunsets December 31, 2022.)
Jan 22 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Substitute A Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7448 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- CONDOMINIUM LAW (Provides that in the town of Cumberland, the maximum height allowed for a commercial or residential condominium complex would be no more than thirty-five feet (35').)
Feb 05 2020 03/11/2020 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request (03/12/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7508 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CURRICULUM (Requires the department of education to establish a program for all students in grades kindergarten through 12 to receive education and training regarding the prevention of relationship abuse, sexual violence, and sexual harassment.)
Feb 07 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7292 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS (Creates minority teacher recruitment by allowing the commissioner of education to implement strategies to reach a goal of two hundred (200) minority teachers in the state by 2025.)
Jan 24 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7797 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE (Directs school districts experiencing high rates of student absenteeism to establish attendance review teams to address this absenteeism.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7767 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EYE CARE ACT (Creates Consumer Protection in Eye Care Act which establishes standards for eye care.)
Feb 26 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7517 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Adds the administrator of the supreme court as an individual authorized to perform marriages and would clarify that the current administrators of the superior court, family court, district court, or traffic tribunal are empowered to perform marriages.)
Feb 07 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7979 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM--MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICE CREDITS (Exempts active members of the retirement system employed as state public safety professionals from the cost to purchase credit for military service and interest charges.)
Mar 06 2020 03/06/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 06 2020
HB 7980 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Provides a full tax exemption for any real property that is owned by or held in trust for the benefit of disabled veterans of the United States Armed Services if that property serves as the "disabled veteran's" primary residence.)
Mar 06 2020 03/06/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 06 2020
HB 7266 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH TERMINAL ILLNESS -- THE NEIL FACHON TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS' RIGHT TO TRY ACT OF 2020 (Creates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2020," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.)
Jan 23 2020 03/05/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 05 2020
HR 7971 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Recognizing May 17, 2020, As "Dipg Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 05 2020 03/05/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 05 2020
HB 7217 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RESIDENTIAL SOLAR ENERGY-- DISCLOSURE AND HOMEOWNERS BILL OF RIGHTS ACT (Grants residential purchasers of solar energy systems protections and disclosures in the retail sale/lease documents.)
Jan 22 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7439 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - SCHOOL COMMITTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS (Allows schools to suspend students, in and out of school, if in grades six or above, and prohibit school committees or principal from suspending students in grade 5 or below unless possessed weapons, narcotics or were found to be a danger.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7338 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR ALL STUDENTS (Directs that services provided by school social workers and certified school psychologists would be included as health care related services eligible for federal Medicaid reimbursement.)
Jan 29 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7232 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS OMBUDSPERSON ACT OF 2020 (Establishes Alzheimer's disease/related disorders ombudsperson program in DOH to advocate for/assist individuals in coordinating medical/social services care.)
Jan 22 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7271 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - RHODE ISLAND EARLY EDUCATOR INVESTMENT ACT (Establishes the Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act to develop and implement strategies to improve the compensation of early educators.)
Jan 23 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7605 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SECURING THE FINANCIAL FUTURE FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (Provides that the council on elementary and secondary education be encouraged to maintain, publish and update statewide standards for instruction of personal finance in public high schools.)
Feb 14 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7427 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN (Requires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a training program to include workers' rights, workplace health and safety, and workers' compensation, established and funded by DLT.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020

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