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Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
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
HB 7716 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Defines rifle and shotgun and makes it unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in public subject to various exceptions.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7826 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (Requires the council of elementary and secondary education take into consideration the time and cost of transporting students across municipal boundaries.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 11 2020
HB 7327 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Increases the age from eighteen to twenty-one years for lawful possession, sale, or transfer of firearms or ammunition. Full-time law enforcement, state marshals and member of U.S. military would be exempt from these prohibitions.)
Jan 29 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 2020
HB 7715 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Prohibits the possession of firearms on school grounds except for peace officers, retired law enforcement officers, persons under contract to provide school security services, and unloaded firearms in locked containers or a locked rack on motor vehicles.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Meeting Postponed (03/11/2020)
Mar 11 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 7607 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS -- TRAUMA INFORMED SCHOOLS ACT (Establishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.)
Feb 14 2020 03/09/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/11/2020)
Mar 09 2020
HR 7972 (2020 Regular Session)
House Resolution Recognizing March 8, 2020, As "International Women’S Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 05 2020 03/05/2020 House Read And Passed
Mar 05 2020
HB 7611 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT RECYCLING ACT OF 2020 (Creates a refundable five cent ($0.05) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A one cent ($0.01) handling fee would be paid by distributors.)
Feb 14 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7903 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS - LITTER CONTROL AND RECYCLING (Adds "cigarette butts" to the definition of "litter".)
Feb 26 2020 03/05/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 05 2020
HB 7570 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - WAGES (Increases the minimum wage by using an annual fixed amount until January 1, 2024, where it reaches to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour, then raised annually thereafter by using the (CPI-W). It also raises the cash wage by using a similar scale.)
Feb 13 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7428 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - CHILD SUPPORT INTERCEPT ACT (Expands child support interception of insurance payments to include life insurance proceeds payable to non-custodial parents who are the beneficiaries of the policy.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7466 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - MINIMUM WAGE--GRATUITIES (Raises the minimum wage for tipped workers by fifty cents ($.50) per year commencing on January 1, 2021 until the tipped minimum wage is not less than two-thirds (2/3) of the regular minimum wage.)
Feb 06 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7506 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Permits students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) to possess/use over-the-counter medication and products without a doctor's or parent's note during school.)
Feb 07 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7429 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS - DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS - SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN (Eliminates any award of interest by the family court in any enforcement proceeding resulting in a judgment or order for failure to make child support payments.)
Feb 05 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7467 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- TIP PROTECTION (Prohibits employers from receiving any portion of the tips given by customers to their tipped employees, with limited exceptions for credit card service charges.)
Feb 06 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7509 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY ON SCHOOL-OWNED TECHNOLOGY (Establishes student privacy in take-home technology.)
Feb 07 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7680 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION (Defines light duty, non-emergency and zero emission vehicles and requires the state to convert its fleet of vehicles to no less than fifty percent (50%) of vehicles in those categories by the year 2028.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020
HB 7828 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE AND DISCIPLINE (Includes in the definition of unprofessional conduct performance of a pelvic examination on an unconscious female patient without first obtaining informed consent.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 26 2020
HB 7683 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Amends the membership, classification of service of employees and meeting regulations for the joint committee on legislative services.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Feb 26 2020

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