Rhode Island Legislature | 2017 | Regular Session

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

BillSummaryAction
S0112Expands the renewable energy growth program for an additional ten (10) years after the fifth program year, with an annual target of forty (40) nameplate megawatts for each year of the ten (10) year period.2017-05-26
S0189Creates the "Healthy Workplace Act of 2017" and establishes a cause of action against employers and employees for workplace bullying, harassment and other abusive conduct that is tolerated by employers.2017-05-26
S0037Provides for a 10 year period in which tax administrator would have to commence a collection action.2017-05-26
S0308Provides for revenue sharing with municipalities commencing in FY 2018, based upon three percent (3%) of total state income tax revenues. It would also impose a 2% tax increase on personal income over $250,000 commencing January 1, 2018.2017-05-26
S0778Makes an assault or battery upon a dwarf resulting in bodily injury a felony and would be punishable by up to three (3) years imprisonment and an assault resulting in serious bodily injury punishable by to twenty (20) years imprisonment.2017-05-26
S0832Validates certain conveyancing defects in various instruments executed by or affecting grantors, grantees, business entities, powers of attorney, probate fiduciaries, mortgage discharges and foreclosures or certain clerical defects.2017-05-26
S0274Prohibits the state from interfering with a woman's decision to prevent, commence, continue, or terminate a pregnancy prior to fetal viability, or restricting the use or manner of medically recognized methods of contraception or abortion.2017-05-26
S0655Validates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the city of East Providence, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the city of East Providence on November 8, 2016.2017-05-26
S0350Prohibits employers from deducting from their employees' wages for spoilage, breakage, cash shortages, losses or fines for tardiness, misconduct or quitting by an employee without notice.2017-05-26
Scheduled for consideration (05/31/2017)
H5483Amends electric distribution companies authority to charge interconnecting renewable energy customers for certain modifications and places timetables on interconnection work.2017-05-26

Top Rhode Island Sponsors

House Sponsors# BillsRSS
Rep. Joseph Shekarchi [D]150Syndicate content
Rep. Robert Craven [D]117Syndicate content
Rep. Patricia Morgan [R]107Syndicate content
Rep. Kenneth Marshall [D]105Syndicate content
Rep. William O'Brien [D]103Syndicate content
Senate Sponsors# BillsRSS
Sen. Erin Lynch Prata [D]256Syndicate content
Sen. Frank Lombardi [D]205Syndicate content
Sen. Michael McCaffrey [D]162Syndicate content
Sen. Stephen Archambault [D]149Syndicate content
Sen. Joshua Miller [D]143Syndicate content

Top Rhode Island Committees

House Committees# BillsRSS
Finance341Syndicate content
Judiciary253Syndicate content
Corporations119Syndicate content
Health, Education and Welfare95Syndicate content
Municipal Government57Syndicate content
Senate Committees# BillsRSS
Judiciary198Syndicate content
Finance145Syndicate content
Health and Human Services59Syndicate content
Labor43Syndicate content
Education32Syndicate content

Most Viewed Rhode Island Bills

BillSummaryText
H5343Prohibits the state from interfering with a woman's decision to prevent, commence, continue, or terminate a pregnancy prior to fetal viability.Bill Text
H5093Promotes the state and local enforcement of federal immigration laws, through civil and criminal penalties.Bill Text
H5555Establishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.Bill Text
H6011Regulates "geoengineering" of the global environment.Bill Text
H5515Creates standards for responding to immigration detainees for the law enforcement officials' transportation of inmates, who are the subject of immigration detainers or administrative warrants.Bill Text
H5277Prohibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under eighteen (18) years of age.Bill Text
S0420Establishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.Bill Text
H5155Criminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds.Bill Text
H5413Requires all employers to provide their employees with a minimum level of paid sick and safety leave including time to care for the employee's family members.Bill Text
H5100Defines and regulates, and in some cases, prohibit dismemberment abortions.Bill Text

Most Monitored Rhode Island Bills

BillSummaryText
H5343Prohibits the state from interfering with a woman's decision to prevent, commence, continue, or terminate a pregnancy prior to fetal viability.Bill Text
H5093Promotes the state and local enforcement of federal immigration laws, through civil and criminal penalties.Bill Text
H5277Prohibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under eighteen (18) years of age.Bill Text
H5515Creates standards for responding to immigration detainees for the law enforcement officials' transportation of inmates, who are the subject of immigration detainers or administrative warrants.Bill Text
S0274Prohibits the state from interfering with a woman's decision to prevent, commence, continue, or terminate a pregnancy prior to fetal viability, or restricting the use or manner of medically recognized methods of contraception or abortion.Bill Text
H5100Defines and regulates, and in some cases, prohibit dismemberment abortions.Bill Text
S0267Prohibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under 18 years of age.Bill Text
H5510Limits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.Bill Text
H5555Establishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.Bill Text
H5369Establishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in RI and also establishes a receipt account to disburse the funds from.Bill Text

Rhode Island Sessions

YearSessionIntroducedCompletedLegislationSearchDataset
2017Regular Session2183380BrowseSearchDownload
2016Regular Session24721013BrowseSearchDownload
2015Regular Session2399845BrowseSearchDownload
2014Regular Session25261139BrowseSearchDownload
2013Regular Session23891105BrowseSearchDownload
2012Regular Session1386585BrowseSearchDownload
2011Regular Session2420974BrowseSearchDownload
2010Regular Session2189703BrowseSearchDownload
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