Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Dominick J. Ruggerio

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 3038 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH PROVIDENCE TO ESTABLISH, ADOPT, AND REAPPORTION THE TOWN COUNCIL AND SCHOOL COMMITTEE VOTING WARDS (Authorizes and ratifies the action of the North Providence town council which reapportions and redistricts its voting wards based on the most recent federal decennial census.)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 3037 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NORTH PROVIDENCE CHARTER INCREASING THE ANNUAL SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL, COMMENCING JANUARY 3, 2023 (Amends the North Providence town charter so that, commencing on January 3, 2023, the annual salary for town council members, increases from eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to fourteen thousand four hundred dollars ($14,400).)
Jun 17 2022 07/06/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 06 2022
SB 2652 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LABOR RELATIONS ACT (Eliminates the requirement that a member of the labor relations board not be a holder of any other public office.)
Mar 10 2022 07/05/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 05 2022
SB 2838 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE PAUL W. CROWLEY RHODE ISLAND STUDENT INVESTMENT INITIATIVE (Requires the commissioner to update the status of Providence school district and requires the commissioner to update the turnaround plan released June 23, 2020.)
Apr 05 2022 07/02/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 02 2022
SB 2551 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- REBUILD RHODE ISLAND TAX CREDIT (Defines "construction worker" and provides for wage and benefits in accordance with chapter 13 of title 37.)
Mar 01 2022 07/02/2022 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Jul 02 2022
SB 2421 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Authorizes the issuance of special motor vehicle registration plates for the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA).)
Feb 15 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2443 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (Owners of animals in RISPCA custody to pay for animal's care or animal may be forfeited.)
Mar 01 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2222 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- PEER-TO-PEER CAR SHARING PROGRAM (Authorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.)
Feb 08 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 3051 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING (Directs the Rhode Island housing and mortgage finance corporation to maintain an online database of low income rental units on the corporation's website.)
Jun 20 2022 06/30/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 30 2022
SB 2740 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- LABOR STANDARDS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS (Adds a new chapter known as the Labor Standards in Renewable Energy Projects.)
Mar 24 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2295 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- INSPECTION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS (Authorizes DEM to assess penalties for non-compliance with emergency plans for significant/ high hazard dams with DEM/EMA developing system to issue severe weather advisories/watches/warnings.)
Feb 15 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2773 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- TOURISM IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (Enables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.)
Mar 24 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2711 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY--LEVY AND SALE ON EXECUTION (Exempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.)
Mar 17 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2294 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HURRICANE, STORM AND FLOOD STANDARDS (Amends dam safety standards to require the state building code standards committee to take into account climate change effect on inundation areas below dams classified as high, significant, or low hazard.)
Feb 15 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2583 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- AFFORDABLE CLEAN ENERGY SECURITY ACT (Amends the affordable clean energy security act and the long-term contracting standard for renewable energy.)
Mar 10 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2503 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSES--VIOLATIONS (Reduces the civil penalty for the first and second offenses for driving without a license or driving with a suspended license, and would make a third violation a civil offense and a fourth offense a misdemeanor punishable by a fine.)
Mar 01 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2996 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - ANIMAL CARE (Waives the adoption fee to adopt a dog or cat from a public animal shelter for a veteran that presents a current and valid driver’s license or identification card with the word "veteran" printed on its face.)
Jun 03 2022 06/29/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 29 2022
SB 2446 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PLASTIC WASTE REDUCTION ACT (Creates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.)
Mar 01 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2274 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY (Increases the percentage of retail electricity sales from renewable energy sources.)
Feb 15 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022
SB 2201 (2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- BIOMARKER TESTING COVERAGE (Requires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for biomarker testing on or after 1/1/23.)
Feb 08 2022 06/27/2022 Signed By Governor
Jun 27 2022

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