Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Jean Philippe Barros

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 6052 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- LIABILITY INSURANCE (Provides for insurance coverage for the loss of use of the rental motor vehicle provided that the rental car company can establish that their rental vehicle sustained damage and that the rental vehicle will require repair or is a total loss.)
Mar 02 2021 07/14/2021 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 14 2021
HB 5328 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SCHOOL WASTE RECYCLING AND REFUSE DISPOSAL (Requires schools to comply with composting and recycling laws.)
Feb 03 2021 07/12/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 12 2021
HB 6469 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Amends definition of dating violence to include abusive, coercive behaviors used to exert control and power and provides that abuse may be physical, verbal, emotional, sexual, financial, or psychological and includes threats, isolation, and intimidation.)
Jun 24 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 6418 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - CURRICULUM (Requires the department of elementary and secondary education, in collaboration with RI resource recovery corporation, to make educational resources available regarding litter prevention/recycling awareness to elementary/middle school students.)
Jun 11 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 5836 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- REGIONAL VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS (SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Amends the career and technical education program laws to provide the process by which students could access career and technical education programs outside of their home school district.)
Feb 24 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 5697 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- AFRICAN HERITAGE HISTORY EDUCATION (Requires implementation of education courses in African American history in elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island commencing in the 2022-2023 school year.)
Feb 24 2021 07/09/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 09 2021
HB 5079 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FUNDRAISING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Allows a school district to assess or request a voluntary contribution of money from a student or the student's parent or legal guardian to make a donation, in whole or in part, for the cost of district-sponsored field trips, dances, and clubs.)
Jan 22 2021 07/08/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 08 2021
HB 5738 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Requires all new school buildings and those undergoing major renovations or substantial repair or replacement to plumbing systems to install water bottle filling stations.)
Feb 24 2021 07/02/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 02 2021
HR 6491 (2021 Regular Session)
House Resolution Thanking Rhode Island'S Cooling Centers For Caring For And Protecting The State'S Most Vulnerable Residents
Jul 01 2021 07/01/2021 House Read And Passed
Jul 01 2021
HB 5781 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ESTABLISHING AN ELECTED AND APPOINTED MINORITY OFFICIALS COMMISSION (Creates Elected/Appointed Minority Officials Commission to create record of minority officials from 1636 to present.)
Feb 24 2021 07/01/2021 House Passed Sub A
Jul 01 2021
HB 5815 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- EMERGENCY POLICE POWER (Authorizes higher education institution department to enter into an agreement with any city/town to provide police assistance in non emergency situations.)
Feb 24 2021 07/01/2021 Signed By Governor
Jul 01 2021
HB 6079 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- NONDISCRIMINATION IN ACCESS TO ANATOMICAL GIFTS AND ORGAN TRANSPLANT ACT (ISAAC'S LAW) (Prohibits discrimination against a potential organ transplant recipient based solely on a physical or mental disability.)
Mar 03 2021 06/30/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2021
HB 6484 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RACE, ETHNICITY AND GENDER IMPACT STATEMENT ACT (Requires the general assembly to provide race, ethnicity and gender impact statements as to all legislation, addressing the disproportionate impact of the legislation on people of color and gender.)
Jun 29 2021 06/29/2021 Introduced, Referred To House State Government & Elections
Jun 29 2021
HB 5806 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Reduces the required minimum number of special plates ordered from the DMV to 150 sets upon payment of $3,000 conditionally refundable fee.)
Feb 24 2021 06/29/2021 House Passed Sub A
Jun 29 2021
HB 6021 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Requires district and independent charter schools to use a random selection process to select eligible public school students who would be invited to attend the charter school and allows a parent to decline the invitation.)
Feb 26 2021 06/25/2021 Referred To Senate Education
Jun 25 2021
HB 5517 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2023 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.)
Feb 12 2021 06/25/2021 Referred To Senate Education
Jun 25 2021
HB 6466 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LITTLE CIGAR TAX (Requires that the tax imposed on little cigars be imposed in the same manner as the tax imposed on cigarettes, that 25% of such tax revenue would be applied to smoking cessation programs, and requires that little cigars be sold in packs of 20 or more.)
Jun 24 2021 06/24/2021 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jun 24 2021
HB 6175 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES (Allows the Pawtucket city council to issue a Class B, C, or N liquor license for use on property located on tax assessor's plat 54B, 65B, and 23A, despite their close proximity to a school or church.)
Mar 26 2021 06/23/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 23 2021
HB 6095 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT - COURTS (Removes all references to "and Providence Plantations" in statutes relating to the judiciary, in accordance with the constitutional amendment approved by the voters on November 3, 2020.)
Mar 03 2021 06/23/2021 Signed By Governor
Jun 23 2021
HB 6455 (2021 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Makes the hate crime sentencing enhancement applicable to petty misdemeanors.)
Jun 22 2021 06/22/2021 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 22 2021

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