Rhode Island Bills

sponsored by Sue Sosnowski

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
SR 89 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Recognizing And Commending Christoper Nadeau Upon Achieving Scouting'S Most Distinguished Honor, The Rank Of Eagle Scout
Jan 18 2017 01/24/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Jan 24 2017
SR 88 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Honoring Chief Vincent Vespia, Jr., On The Occasion Of His Retirement On November 1, 2016, After Fifty-Seven Years Of Dedicated Service In Law Enforcement
Jan 18 2017 01/24/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Jan 24 2017
SB 143 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - START-UP RHODE ISLAND TAX FREE ZONE PROGRAM (Establishes the "Start-Up Rhode Island Act" to allow for the establishment of certain tax free zones in the state.)
Feb 01 2017 02/01/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 01 2017
SB 206 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - LITTLE CIGAR TAX (Requires the tax imposed on little cigars be imposed in the same manner as tax imposed on cigarettes, that 25% of such revenue, would be applied to smoking cessation programs, and would provide that little cigars be sold in packs of twenty (20) or more.)
Feb 02 2017 02/02/2017 Introduced, Referred To Senate Finance
Feb 02 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
SB 165 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY - TRESPASS AND ACTIONS FOR POSSESSION (Provides that a cause of action may be brought for encroachment upon open space land.)
Feb 01 2017 02/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 07 2017
SB 340 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - STALKING (Prohibits stalking defined as a course of conduct by anyone who may cause a reasonable person to either fear for their own safety or the safety of a third person or cause a reasonable person to suffer emotional distress. Enumerates penalties for stalking.)
Feb 16 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
SB 216 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Establishes a special enrollment provision for pregnant women to obtain health insurance coverage at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy.)
Feb 02 2017 02/28/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Feb 28 2017
SB 304 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS--FOOD AND BEVERAGES (Prohibits the sale and advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools during the school day, since they do not meet minimum federal governmental nutrition standards.)
Feb 16 2017 03/01/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2017
SB 105 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Allows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.)
Feb 01 2017 03/01/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 01 2017
SR 372 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Commemorating The 125Th Anniversary Of The Founding Of The University Of Rhode Island In 1892
Mar 01 2017 03/01/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 01 2017
SB 501 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE - INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Provides insurors cannot terminate residential or inpatient substance abuse treatment for patients currently in treatment.)
Mar 02 2017 03/07/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 07 2017
SR 529 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Thomas G. Suprock
Mar 07 2017 03/07/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 07 2017
SB 491 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS - CERTIFICATION OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONALS (Expands the pool of facilities and programs for substance abuse care and treatment to include DOH licensed chemical dependency professionals by directing (DBHDDH) to compile a list of qualified professionals.)
Mar 02 2017 03/09/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 09 2017
SB 326 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS - MENTAL HEALTH LAW (Includes licensed advanced practice registered nurses (APRN), certified in psychiatric/mental health, as qualified to certify the need for mental health treatment in certain patients.)
Feb 16 2017 03/09/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 09 2017
SB 221 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows Jody Zambero to join Erin Dayton and Michael Bono in marriage on or about June 24, 2017, within the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.)
Feb 02 2017 03/10/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 10 2017
SB 227 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES (Allows the Honorable Irwin M. Rosen to join Christina Rose Dooling and Eric Paul Hediger in marriage on or about August 26, 2017, within the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.)
Feb 02 2017 03/10/2017 Effective Without Governor's Signature
Mar 10 2017
SR 550 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Congratulating The Sons Of Liberty Beer & Spirits Company, On Being Named The "American Craft Producer Of The Year" At Whisky Magazine'S 2017 Icons Of Whisky Awards
Mar 15 2017 03/16/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 16 2017
SB 583 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Provides protections against wage differentials based upon the sex of the employee and provides for causes of actions against employees alleged to have committed sex discrimination as set forth in the act.)
Mar 15 2017 03/22/2017 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Mar 22 2017
SR 520 (2017 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of March To Be "Maple Syrup Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
Mar 02 2017 03/22/2017 Senate Read And Passed
Mar 22 2017

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