Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Joseph M. McNamara

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HR 5271 (2023 Regular Session)
House Resolution Honoring And Thanking Elizabeth Burke Bryant For Twenty-Eight Years Of Devoted Service As Executive Director Of Rhode Island Kids Count
Jan 31 2023 01/31/2023 House Read And Passed
Jan 31 2023
HB 5118 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts real and tangible personal property of a municipal and school district employee, with ten (10) years of employment, at a rate of fifty percent (50%) of the property tax bill or $5,000, whichever is greater.)
Jan 12 2023 01/31/2023 Withdrawn At Sponsor's Request
Jan 31 2023
HB 5260 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- ACTIONS BY AND AGAINST TOWNS (Requires a municipality to disclose on their official website the specific issues, details and costs of any legal action of which the town or city is a named defendant.)
Jan 27 2023 01/27/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government & Housing
Jan 27 2023
HB 5259 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AERONAUTICS -- AIRPORTS AND LANDING FIELDS (Increases the amount of reimbursement funds required to be paid by the Rhode Island airport corporation to the city of Warwick for municipal services from five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to one million four hundred thousand dollars ($1,400,000).)
Jan 27 2023 01/27/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government & Housing
Jan 27 2023
HB 5253 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND PREKINDERGARTEN EDUCATION ACT (Requires the department of education to provide a statewide, universal prekindergarten, early childhood education program for all three (3), four (4) and five (5)-year-old children by September 1, 2025.)
Jan 27 2023 01/27/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 27 2023
HB 5266 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OPEN MEETINGS (Permits all members of a public body who are aged sixty five (65) years or over to participate in public meeting by telephone or electronic communication.)
Jan 27 2023 01/27/2023 Introduced, Referred To House State Government & Elections
Jan 27 2023
HB 5116 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- SHORE DEVELOPMENT (Permits the director of the department of environmental management to recognize and identify public rights-of-way to shoreline and water access over land owned by a private party.)
Jan 12 2023 01/27/2023 Committee Transferred To House Environment And Natural Resources
Jan 27 2023
HB 5230 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- HARBORS AND HARBOR LINES (Permits towns and cities to regulate all houseboats within their jurisdiction.)
Jan 25 2023 01/25/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government & Housing
Jan 25 2023
HR 5217 (2023 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of The Honorable Alfred Alberto Gemma
Jan 24 2023 01/24/2023 House Read And Passed
Jan 24 2023
HB 5203 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Provides that in the town of Warwick, no separate class or zoning district be assigned or designated based solely upon a scenic view. No property in particular class/zoning district be assessed increased rate from other properties because of scenic view.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government & Housing
Jan 19 2023
HB 5184 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OPEN MEETINGS (Provides that public bodies not be required to hold open-forum sessions on any topic not on the meeting notice and limits comment on any topic not previously posted.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House State Government & Elections
Jan 19 2023
HB 5177 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- EMBRYO SAFETY AND STORAGE (Creates the “Embryo Safety and Storage Act of 2023" and requires the department of health to regulate and license embryo storage facilities.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Health & Human Services
Jan 19 2023
HB 5193 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- RHODE ISLAND CHILDCARE ESSENTIAL ACT (Creates the Rhode Island Child Care Assistance Program that governs both family eligibility for the state’s child care subsidy program and the rates paid to child care providers serving families receiving a subsidy.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 19 2023
HB 5197 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION (Provides that any person who has a retail sales permit would not be required to pay a separate registration fee to make sales at flea markets; provided, however, the person would remain responsible to pay all taxes due as a result of sales at a flea mkt.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jan 19 2023
HR 5151 (2023 Regular Session)
House Resolution Thanking The Honorable Joseph M. Polisena For His Nearly Thirty Years Of Distinguished Public Service
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 House Read And Passed
Jan 19 2023
HB 5168 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS (Revises the course requirements for the fast-track principal certification program.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Education
Jan 19 2023
HB 5167 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Extends the date to June 30, 2027 for local education agencies to select identified high quality curricula and materials for science and technology.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Education
Jan 19 2023
HB 5175 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- ACCESSIBLE RESIDENCE MODIFICATIONS (Allows health insurance plans to provide coverage for accessible residence modifications determined to be medically necessary.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Health & Human Services
Jan 19 2023
HB 5159 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PARKING FACILITIES AND PRIVILEGES (Requires installation of designated electric vehicle parking spaces, with charging capabilities, by certain business/ municipalities/housing developments in existing/new/expanded parking lots as of 1/1/24.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Jan 19 2023
HB 5174 (2023 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (Provides a definition of the recognizable high tide line for the public's rights and privileges of the shore.)
Jan 19 2023 01/19/2023 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jan 19 2023

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