Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Jean Philippe Barros

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 8048 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Requires full funding relating to economic activity and hotel taxes excluding funds appropriated to Downtown Pawtucket Redevelopment program for FY 2020.)
Jun 18 2020 06/18/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Jun 18 2020
HB 8010 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Requires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage of no less than one hundred forty-four percent (144%) of the state minimum wage.)
Mar 13 2020 03/13/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Finance
Mar 13 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 7811 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - OFFENSES PERTAINING TO SCHOOLS (Provides an exception to required school immunizations for pupils whose personal, philosophical, or religious beliefs are contrary to immunization and/or testing.)
Feb 26 2020 03/11/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
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 7550 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- HOTELS--HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORTING AND PREVENTION ACT (Creates the Human Trafficking Reporting and Prevention Act applicable to hotels requiring them to educate their employees about identifying, reporting and preventing human trafficking on their premises.)
Feb 12 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommends Passage
Mar 10 2020
HB 7699 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Requires Medicare option after 11/1/21 allowing employee to elect Medicare coverage with family members retaining coverage under employer's policy plan only with employer's approval.)
Feb 26 2020 03/10/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 10 2020
HB 7810 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- MANDATORY EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE (Requires all students in kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) to perform a minimum amount of community service each school year and would grant them the option to perform certain forms of community service for academic credit.)
Feb 26 2020 03/09/2020 Committee Postponed At Request Of Sponsor (03/11/2020)
Mar 09 2020
HB 7341 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2022 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.)
Jan 29 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7914 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - MINIMUM WAGES (Requires employers with 5 or more persons with developmental disabilities to pay employees no less than $15.00/hr and to have state and general revenue/federal funds appropriated to BHDDH programs to adjust minimum wage increase.)
Feb 26 2020 03/04/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 04 2020
HB 7484 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BARBERS, HAIRDRESSERS, COSMETICIANS, MANICURISTS AND ESTHETICIANS (Enacts a new all-encompassing registration and regulation procedure relating to barbers, hairdressers, cosmeticians, manicurists and estheticians.)
Feb 06 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7598 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Permits the district court to issue probationary operator’s licenses to those who had their licenses suspended, under certain conditions and for reasons of extreme hardship. Offenses involving alcohol, injury or death would be ineligible.)
Feb 13 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7891 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES (Allows a manufacturer's license holder to authorize the sale of beverages for consumption on premises sold in a combination not to be greater than three (3) drinks.)
Feb 26 2020 03/03/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 03 2020
HB 7905 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - NONCOMPETITION AGREEMENTS - BROADCAST EMPLOYEES (Prohibits the inclusion of noncompete agreements in broadcast industry employment contracts that are entered into after January 1, 2021.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7781 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS REGULATION--AUTOMOBILE WRECKING AND SALVAGE YARDS (Prohibits any entity or individual from advertising the sale, purchase, receipt, transport, delivery or salvage of any junk or discarded automobile unless the advertiser is a licensed auto wrecking or salvage yard.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Corporations
Feb 26 2020
HB 7728 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ELECTRONIC VEHICLE RECOVERY SERVICES (Creates a vehicle recovery service requiring vehicle owners to submit an affidavit of theft of vehicle prior to law enforcement contacting service provider to locate vehicle.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7833 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - LICENSE PROCEDURE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS (Defines the educational requirements necessary to qualify an individual as a social worker, and further exempts social workers from the license procedures for licensed clinical social workers and licensed independent clinical social workers.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Feb 26 2020
HB 7544 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINALS -- CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS (Repeals the provision of the general laws declaring prisoners serving a life sentence civilly dead.)
Feb 12 2020 02/26/2020 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 26 2020
HB 7723 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- ESTABLISHING THE "CONSUMER PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT OF 2020" (Regulates data brokers. Data brokers would be required to annually register; to provide substantive notifications to consumers; and to adopt comprehensive data security programs.)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020
HB 7724 (2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW - GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS - ESTABLISHING THE STUDENT CLOUD COMPUTING PRIVACY AND PROTECTION ACT (Establishes the "student cloud computing privacy and protection act".)
Feb 26 2020 02/26/2020 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Feb 26 2020

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