Rhode Island Legislature | 2020 | Regular Session

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Active Rhode Island Bills (Introduced, Engrossed, Enrolled, Passed)

BillSummaryAction
S2504Amends the maximum allowable capacity for net metering systems in the Block Island Utility District and Pascoag Utility District.2020-07-09
Placed on Senate Calendar (07/13/2020)
H8098- Minimum Housing Standards2020-07-09
H7624Mandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.2020-07-08
H8097Provides that a server-based gaming system would utilize a mechanism to detect the physical location of a player at the time the player is wagering.2020-07-08
H8095Allows the Honorable Frank Montanaro to join Nicole Alexis Powrie and Joseph William Pronk in marriage on or about August 8, 2020, within the Town of Lincoln, Rhode Island.2020-07-07
Committee recommends passage
H7896Requires that electors that cast emergency ballots in the 12 day period prior to any election day sign an electronic pollbook giving a reason why they cannot get to the polls and vote be cast immediately into a voting machine.2020-07-07
H7947Creates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.2020-07-07
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
S2918Allows Daniel Baker to join Elizabeth Evelyn Skalny and Brian Patrick Maher in marriage on or about September 4, 2020, within the Town of Coventry, Rhode Island.2020-07-07
H7613Allows William Francis O'Brien to join Heidi Elizabeth Regan and Christopher Joseph Leo O'Brien in marriage on or about July 24, 2020, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.2020-07-07
Proposed Substitute
S2917Authorizes the city of Cranston to issue not more than Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the acquisition, ?equipping and installation of renewable energy and energy ?conservation improvements.2020-07-07

Top Rhode Island Sponsors

House Sponsors# BillsRSS
Rep. Joseph Shekarchi [D]191Syndicate content
Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson [D]123Syndicate content
Rep. Anastasia Williams [D]119Syndicate content
Rep. Robert Craven [D]109Syndicate content
Rep. David Bennett [D]108Syndicate content
Senate Sponsors# BillsRSS
Sen. Erin Lynch Prata [D]256Syndicate content
Sen. Dawn Euer [D]156Syndicate content
Sen. Maryellen Goodwin [D]145Syndicate content
Sen. Frank Lombardi [D]141Syndicate content
Sen. Michael McCaffrey [D]137Syndicate content

Top Rhode Island Committees

House Committees# BillsRSS
Judiciary254Syndicate content
Finance190Syndicate content
Health, Education and Welfare172Syndicate content
Corporations97Syndicate content
Municipal Government69Syndicate content
Senate Committees# BillsRSS
Judiciary255Syndicate content
Finance112Syndicate content
Education84Syndicate content
Health and Human Services79Syndicate content
Labor44Syndicate content

Most Viewed Rhode Island Bills

BillSummaryText
H7398Excludes chronic intractable pain from the definition of acute pain management. Prescribes new guidelines for treatment based upon 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.Bill Text
H7989Establishes an economic growth blockchain act, set regulations for the sale of hemp, regulate virtual and digital assets and establish depository banks for these purposes.Bill Text
H7171Relating To Making Appropriations In Support Of Fy 2021Bill Text
H7102Prohibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.Bill Text
S2004Prohibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.Bill Text
H7289Regulates the distribution of food products containing the drug kratom, a drug of concern for its stimulant and sedative effects, to consumers by the department of health.Bill Text
H7103Provides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.Bill Text
S2430Creates "Consumer Privacy Protection Act."Bill Text
H7568Raises appraisal threshold amount for unfair practices re: auto insurance from $2500 $5000, requires insurance company to complete appraisal within four days, redefines fair market value to include compilations commonly used by the insurance industry...Bill Text
H7121Creates a prescription drug affordability board composed of representatives of affected stakeholders designated to investigate and comprehensively evaluate drug prices for Rhode Islanders and possible ways to reduce them to make them more affordable.Bill Text

Most Monitored Rhode Island Bills

BillSummaryText
H7171Relating To Making Appropriations In Support Of Fy 2021Bill Text
S2430Creates "Consumer Privacy Protection Act."Bill Text
H7013Establishes certain limitations on regulations promulgated by the department of health and the department of business regulation in regard to medical marijuana.Bill Text
H7778Creates "Rhode Island Transparency and Privacy Act" which mandates websites that collect or store personal info to disclose practice.Bill Text
S2043Establishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for appliances and specified equipment purchased or installed after July 1, 2021.Bill Text
H7306Creates 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.Bill Text
S2108Establishes 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.Bill Text
S2006Establishes certain limitations on regulations promulgated by the department of health and the department of business regulation in regard to medical marijuana.Bill Text
H7723Regulates data brokers. Data brokers would be required to annually register; to provide substantive notifications to consumers; and to adopt comprehensive data security programs.Bill Text
S2143Gradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.Bill Text

Rhode Island Sessions

YearSessionIntroducedCompletedLegislationSearchDataset
2020Regular Session2017350BrowseSearchDownload
2019Regular Session2308862BrowseSearchDownload
2018Regular Session2382858BrowseSearchDownload
2017Regular Session24181002BrowseSearchDownload
2016Regular Session24721013BrowseSearchDownload
2015Regular Session2399845BrowseSearchDownload
2014Regular Session25261139BrowseSearchDownload
2013Regular Session23891105BrowseSearchDownload
2012Regular Session1386585BrowseSearchDownload
2011Regular Session2420974BrowseSearchDownload
2010Regular Session2189703BrowseSearchDownload
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