Welcome to the new OpenStates.org. If you notice any site issues please file a ticket.

Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
SB 586 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS (Eliminates division of planning from evaluation process of future state prop. leases. Eliminates requirement of notice to local planning board's planning program of hearings and zoning changes.)
Mar 14 2019 03/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Housing And Municipal Government
Mar 15 2019
SB 342 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES (Requires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
SB 119 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM (Requires that all high school students attending public schools fulfill at least one-half credit or course requirement in civics education, commencing with the graduating class of 2020.)
Jan 24 2019 01/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Mar 15 2019
SB 214 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE HOSPITAL CONVERSION ACT (Expands the health services council to twenty-four (24) members and amends disclosure provisions of the hospital conversion act.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Mar 15 2019
SB 628 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - ELECTIVE MEETINGS (Mandates that polls in all cities and towns except New Shoreham open at 7 am and provides time for receipt of ballots cast outside the US.)
Mar 14 2019 03/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
SB 307 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - COMPREHENSIVE DISCHARGE PLANNING (Requires all contracts between health insurance carriers and the Rhode Island Medicaid program to cover clinically appropriate services for the treatment of mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Mar 15 2019
SB 461 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows John Gleason to join Brianna Gleason and Vincent Romano in marriage on or about July 12, 2019, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
HB 5022 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - WEAPONS (Makes it unlawful for any person to carry a rifle or shotgun in any vehicle or conveyance or on or about their person whether visible or concealed subject to certain exceptions.)
Jan 04 2019 01/04/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
HB 5721 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- ASSET FORFEITURE (Creates a new chapter to standardize procedures for asset forfeitures for all crimes.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
HB 5505 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - CONFIDENTIALITY OF HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ACT (Amends the definition of a deceased patient/client's authorized representative from his or her heirs-at-law to any heir-at-law.)
Feb 14 2019 02/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
HB 5172 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES-WEAPONS (Raises the legal age to purchase or sell a rifle or shotgun from 18 years of age to 21 years of age and restricts permits to minors for sporting or training to age 21.)
Jan 23 2019 01/23/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
HB 5850 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- PUBLIC HEALTH AND WORKPLACE SAFETY ACT (Authorizes the town of Warren to enact ordinances for the purpose of regulating the sale of tobacco, flavored tobacco products, electronic vaporizer devices and liquids used in electronic vapor devices.)
Mar 14 2019 03/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Mar 15 2019
HB 5332 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS (Prohibits schools from offering employment incentives or bonuses to teachers on the condition that the teacher either is or becomes licensed to carry a weapon.)
Feb 07 2019 02/07/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
SB 319 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS –- GENERAL PROVISIONS –- REGISTRATION OF VOTERS (Allows an individual who is eligible to vote and turns eighteen (18) years of age on or before the date of a general election to vote in the primary election immediately preceding that general election.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
HB 5347 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- PROMPT PROCESSING OF CLAIMS (Provides greater details to be considered when deciding if there has been substantial compliance with the statutes requiring the prompt processing and payment of health insurance claims.)
Feb 07 2019 02/07/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Mar 15 2019
SB 192 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE FEDERAL SHUTDOWN AFFECTED EMPLOYEES LOAN PROGRAM (Establishes a new program which would assist federal employees who have been affected by a federal government shutdown by making available state-backed loans in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000).)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Mar 15 2019
SB 222 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF NORTH SMITHFIELD (Ratifies the Home Rule Charter amendments adopted and approved by the electors of North Smithfield on November 6, 2018.)
Jan 31 2019 01/31/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Housing And Municipal Government
Mar 15 2019
HB 5869 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- ECONOMIC AND CLIMATE RESILIENCE ACT OF 2019 (Establishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island for consumption or distribution within the state and establishes an "economic and climate resilience fund" to disburse the collected funds.)
Mar 15 2019 03/15/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Environment And Natural Resources
Mar 15 2019
HB 5868 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Increases the number of years that the town of West Greenwich may enter into tax stabilization agreements from ten (10) to twelve (12).)
Mar 15 2019 03/15/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Mar 15 2019
SB 631 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - MAIL BALLOTS (Amends the current election laws to facilitate mail ballot voting and early in-person voting.)
Mar 14 2019 03/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Mar 15 2019

Showing 1 to 20 of 6304 bills