Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Ryan Pearson

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SR 93 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Honoring Richard Charest On The Occasion Of His Retirement After More Than Forty Years Of Dedicated Service At Landmark Medical Center And The Rehabilitation Hospital Of Rhode Island
Jan 31 2017 01/31/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Jan 31 2017
SB 129 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX (Changes the minimum corporate tax by calculating the tax based on gross income.)
Feb 01 2017 02/01/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 01 2017
SB 210 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- TEACHERS' RETIREMENT (Gradually increases the state's contribution to the teachers' retirement system, while reducing the municipal contribution, eventually resulting in the contributions being shared equally.)
Feb 02 2017 02/02/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 02 2017
SR 242 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Untimely Passing Of Layla Angela Charette
Feb 14 2017 02/14/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Feb 14 2017
SB 313 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Provides for a reduction to local per pupil funding for state-operated schools that do not have teachers who participate in the state teacher's retirement system.)
Feb 16 2017 02/16/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 16 2017
SR 371 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Michael J. Mcatee, Esq.
Mar 01 2017 03/01/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 01 2017
SR 519 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Honoring Lincoln Police Sgt. Walter Ptaszek, Officers Chris Hannon And Mathew Paradis, And The Albion Fire Department For Their Efforts In Rescuing An Elderly Couple And Successfully Extinguishing A Four-Alarm Fire
Mar 02 2017 03/02/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 02 2017
SB 514 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES -- TASTINGS (Amends the statute on wine and beer, and distilled spirit sampling or tastings to permit the wholesaler to supply free product to Class A licensees for use in such sampling or tastings.)
Mar 02 2017 03/08/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 2017
SB 291 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- WINE DIRECT SHIPPER LICENSE (Creates a wine direct shipper license to allow for shipment of limited amounts of wine through the mail to eligible customers.)
Feb 15 2017 03/08/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 2017
SB 504 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- EMPLOYMENT SECURITY (Creates a seasonal employment designation for purposes of unemployment insurance, which would allow employers regularly hiring employees on a recurring basis for less than 20 weeks to apply for a seasonal determination from the DTL.)
Mar 02 2017 03/08/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 08 2017
SB 411 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS-SUPPORT OF CHILDREN (Provides for child support for children until they reach the age of twenty-one (21) or twenty-three (23) if the child lives with a parent, and is dependent upon that parent for maintenance due to the enrollment of the child in an educational program.)
Mar 02 2017 03/09/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 09 2017
SB 396 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES--MEDICAL INFORMATION INCLUDED ON LICENSE (Allows drivers' licenses and state-issued identification cards to contain medical information to assist medical personnel.)
Mar 02 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
SB 548 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE (Has the veterans' cemetery bear the cost of funeral processions from Aquidneck Island crossing the Newport Bridge.)
Mar 15 2017 03/15/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Mar 15 2017
SB 419 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - OPEN MEETINGS (Requires that all public bodies keep official minutes of all meetings and file copies of these minutes with the secretary of state within thirty-five (35) days of the meeting for inspection by the public.)
Mar 02 2017 03/15/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 15 2017
SB 485 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Authorizes pharmacies to dispense prescriptions of less than a thirty (30) day supply for purposes of synchronizing a patient's medications.)
Mar 02 2017 04/06/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 06 2017
SB 260 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - MOTOR VEHICLE EXCISE TAX (Establishes a formula for distribution to cities and towns of state reimbursement for elimination of car tax.)
Feb 15 2017 04/06/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 06 2017
SB 423 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Christopher A. Frost to join Sarah Ann Strachan and Jennifer Arnold Ernst in marriage on or about September 30, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.)
Mar 02 2017 04/07/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Apr 07 2017
SB 679 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - TEMPORARY DISABILITY INSURANCE - COVERAGE (Allows Rhode Island residents who work for an out-of-state nongovernmental employer to apply for coverage under Rhode Island's Temporary Disability Insurance program.)
Mar 29 2017 04/12/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Apr 12 2017
SB 746 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - LABELING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED RAW AND PACKAGED FOOD PRODUCTS (Requires that all genetically engineered food offered for retail sale in this state have a label disclosing that the food is genetically engineered food upon the occurrence of 4 other states adopting similar labeling laws as specified in this act.)
Apr 12 2017 04/12/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Apr 12 2017
SB 747 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - LABELING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED RAW AND PACKAGED FOOD PRODUCTS (Requires that all genetically engineered food offered for retail sale in this state contain a label with the disclosure that the food is genetically engineered food.)
Apr 12 2017 04/12/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Health And Human Services
Apr 12 2017

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