Rhode Island Legislature | 2018 | Regular Session

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

BillSummaryAction
H7589Requires the attorney general to file, within ninety (90) days of a complaint alleging a violation of the open meetings law, a report detailing the results of the investigation into that complaint.2018-02-19
H7222Prohibit surveillance on any public roadway in the state unless specifically authorized by statute or court order and would also provide for the confidentiality of information collected or stored.2018-02-19
H7158Allows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.2018-02-19
H7262Clarifies who has the authority to nominate the members of a local canvassing authority.2018-02-19
H7409Amends the definition of a kennel to include a "residence" as a location that may not be considered a kennel and would specify how many animals are permitted therein.2018-02-19
H7190Provides that sealers of weights and measures appointed by the cities and towns receive the same fees as charged by state sealers who perform the same inspecting/testing services.2018-02-19
H7425Disbands the Smithfield Land Trust and transfers all function and real estate held by the Smithfield Land Trust to the town of Smithfield and Smithfield town council.2018-02-19
S2094Allows Patrick J. Cafferty to join Lindsay Mary Nagel and Christopher Robert Lacek in marriage on or about June 9, 2018, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.2018-02-19
H7477Requires pet shops to only sell cats or dogs obtained from an animal shelter, dog pound or animal rescue.2018-02-19
H7308Renders void and unenforceable any motor transportation contract term indemnifying an indemnitee from or against its own negligence, intentional acts or omissions in contracts entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the chapter.2018-02-19

Top Rhode Island Sponsors

House Sponsors# BillsRSS
Rep. John Edwards [D]96Syndicate content
Rep. Camille Vella-wilkinson [D]90Syndicate content
Rep. Joseph Shekarchi [D]78Syndicate content
Rep. William O'Brien [D]71Syndicate content
Rep. John Lombardi [D]71Syndicate content
Senate Sponsors# BillsRSS
Sen. Erin Lynch Prata [D]126Syndicate content
Sen. Frank Lombardi [D]93Syndicate content
Sen. Michael McCaffrey [D]57Syndicate content
Sen. James Seveney [D]57Syndicate content
Sen. Louis Dipalma [D]56Syndicate content

Top Rhode Island Committees

House Committees# BillsRSS
Finance214Syndicate content
Judiciary190Syndicate content
Health, Education and Welfare94Syndicate content
Corporations83Syndicate content
Labor29Syndicate content
Senate Committees# BillsRSS
Judiciary90Syndicate content
Finance70Syndicate content
Health and Human Services32Syndicate content
Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs22Syndicate content
Education18Syndicate content

Most Viewed Rhode Island Bills

BillSummaryText
H7076Requires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.Bill Text
H7111Protects individuals from internet disclosure of personally identifiable information by commercial websites/online service operators and creates right of action for violations.Bill Text
H7026Defines and prohibits dismemberment abortions with certain exceptions.Bill Text
S2045Authorizes state-operated sports wagering at Twin River/Tiverton facilities effective when authorized by federal law/court decision regulated by lottery division with no wagering on RI college teams.Bill Text
S2008Requires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.Bill Text
H7002Requires individual or group policy insurance to cover mastectomies.Bill Text
H7004Directs the state board of pharmacy, in collaboration with the department of health, to annually identify up to fifteen (15) prescription drugs on which the state spends significant health care dollars due to increases in costs.Bill Text
H7200Making Appropriations For The Support Of The State For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2019Bill Text
H7017Increases the number of days a retired teacher may substitute teach or be otherwise employed by a school system from ninety (90) days to one hundred (100) days without a reduction or forfeiture of retirement benefits.Bill Text
H7044Permits that age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate education on consent and sexual activity be increased in secondary schools as part of a family life course.Bill Text

Most Monitored Rhode Island Bills

BillSummaryText
S2163Prohibits the state from restricting persons from terminating pregnancy prior to fetal viability. Would repeal laws regulating abortion.Bill Text
H7340Prohibits the state from restricting persons from terminating pregnancy prior to fetal viability. Would repeal laws regulating abortion.Bill Text
H7200Making Appropriations For The Support Of The State For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2019Bill Text
H7285Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program.Bill Text
S2022Provides that a child in foster care on eighteenth birthday due to filing of petition may elect to continue with DCYF and under supervision of the court until age twenty-one (21) provided certain circumstances are met.Bill Text
S2179Requires all school buildings where students are in attendance to have carbon monoxide detectors installed and maintained therein.Bill Text
H7477Requires pet shops to only sell cats or dogs obtained from an animal shelter, dog pound or animal rescue.Bill Text
H7110Provides that a child, who is in foster care on their eighteenth (18th) birthday may voluntarily elect to continue responsibility for care and placement from DCYF and to remain under the legal supervision of the court until age twenty-one (21).Bill Text
H7120Makes it unprofessional conduct for a physician not to take all reasonable steps to ensure that a viable fetus being carried by their patient is brought to term.Bill Text
H7080Authorizes a city or town clerk/recorder of deeds, at the clerk's/recorder's option, to accept electronic documents for recording real property and land records and to index and store those documents.Bill Text

Rhode Island Sessions

YearSessionIntroducedCompletedLegislationSearchDataset
2018Regular Session100668BrowseSearchDownload
2017Regular Session24181002BrowseSearchDownload
2016Regular Session24721013BrowseSearchDownload
2015Regular Session2399845BrowseSearchDownload
2014Regular Session25261139BrowseSearchDownload
2013Regular Session23891105BrowseSearchDownload
2012Regular Session1386585BrowseSearchDownload
2011Regular Session2420974BrowseSearchDownload
2010Regular Session2189703BrowseSearchDownload
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