Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
SB 965 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE CITY OF WARWICK -- SEWER AUTHORITY (Modifies Warwick Sewer Authority Act by expanding number of members; increasing number of votes for bylaw changes; providing for as many as thirty year installment payments; relieves owners with functioning septic systems from assessments for 20 years.)
Jun 11 2019 06/11/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Environment And Agriculture
Jun 19 2019
HB 5541 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (Expands the provisions requiring the reporting of immunization status and any other relevant information to adults, not just children, and requires the department of health to include routine adult immunization in the department’s immunization program.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To House H.E.W.
Jun 19 2019
SB 406 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- ASSENT TO FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT (Assents to the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, and empowers the director of DEM to perform those acts necessary, to be in compliance with the provisions of the act for the modernization of the safety of the food supply.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Environment And Agriculture
Jun 19 2019
SB 109 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS - MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (Provides that any minority business enterprise that is certified under the Federal Small Business Act shall be deemed certified by the department of administration as a minority business enterprise.)
Jan 24 2019 01/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Jun 19 2019
HB 6163 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Sean Scanlon and Casey Doherty to join Christina Yurchak and Justin Byrne in marriage on or about November 2, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.)
May 30 2019 05/30/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Special Legislation
Jun 19 2019
SB 932 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Jodi Blankstein to join Jessica Biren and Jason Magid in marriage on or about August 18, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.)
May 30 2019 05/30/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Jun 19 2019
SB 547 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - COUNCIL ON ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION] (Provides that the commissioner of elementary and secondary education would be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The commissioner of elementary and secondary education would serve at the pleasure of the governor.)
Mar 14 2019 03/14/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jun 19 2019
SB 112 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- FINANCIAL LITERACY (Mandates that a program of financial literacy be taught to all students in the public high schools throughout the state of Rhode Island.)
Jan 24 2019 01/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jun 19 2019
SB 174 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - MINIMUM WAGES (Increases the hourly minimum wage effective January 2, 2020 to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour and effective January 1, 2021, to twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) per hour.)
Jan 24 2019 01/24/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Labor
Jun 19 2019
HB 5701 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - SEXUAL OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION (Extends the effective date of Chapters 157 and 259 of the 2018 Public Laws from July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020 in regards to Chapter 11-37.1 ("Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification").)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 19 2019
SB 741 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS (Names the intersection of Hartford and Reservoir Avenue in the town of Johnston as "The Bernard Frezza, Jr. Corner.")
Mar 28 2019 03/28/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Special Legislation And Veterans Affairs
Jun 19 2019
SB 253 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LOCAL OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY ACT (Creates a process that provides affected employees an opportunity to purchase the business that employs them, but is in danger of being sold or going out of business.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Commerce
Jun 19 2019
SB 31 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROBATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -- SUPPORTED DECISION-MAKING ACT (Establishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.)
Jan 15 2019 01/15/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Jun 19 2019
SB 443 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (Updates the laws relating to physician assistants to reflect current standards and terminology.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Jun 19 2019
HB 6120 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO AN ACT TO INCORPORATE CHILDREN'S GROVE (Allows private corporation, Children’s Grove, to convey its open space and recreational property to nonprofit third parties or a municipal corporation; provided that, such property shall be held and maintained for public recreation and open space.)
May 16 2019 05/16/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Municipal Government
Jun 19 2019
SB 778 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MISCELLANEOUS RULES--MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES (Amends the towing storage act and clarifies issues related to the towing and storage of vehicles. Non-certified towers must have “Not for hire” lettered on their vehicle and provides increased fine and penalties for violators.)
Apr 04 2019 04/04/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Judiciary
Jun 19 2019
SB 868 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - TRAINING AND EVALUATION - NEW EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS (Directs the council on elementary/secondary education to implement assessment/evaluation systems for teachers/administrators.)
May 08 2019 05/08/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jun 19 2019
SB 940 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Reconstitutes joint legislative committee and amends goals and mission of the committee.)
May 30 2019 05/30/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Education
Jun 19 2019
HB 5751 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - EMERGENCY COMMITMENT FOR DRUG INTOXICATION (Authorizes a seventy-two (72) hour hold to be ordered by a physician in certain instances of substance use disorders.)
Feb 27 2019 02/27/2019 Introduced, Referred To House Judiciary
Jun 19 2019
SB 308 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - EQUAL RIGHTS OF BLIND AND DEAF PERSONS TO PUBLIC FACILITIES (Prohibits misrepresentation of the status of an animal as a service animal in order to acquire any right or privilege afforded disabled persons.)
Feb 13 2019 02/13/2019 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Jun 19 2019

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