House Bills of interest 1/10/19

Legislative Status Report

 

Condition: {Session Year: 2019} {Bills: 5045,5052}

 

House Bill No. 5045
BY  McNamara, Millea, Ackerman, Jackson, Nardone
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – E-911 UNIFORM EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM DIVISION (Mandates that the E-911 uniform emergency telephone system division develop and commence operation of a text-to-911 emergency system on January 1, 2020.)
{LC49/1}
01/09/2019 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W.
House Bill No. 5052
BY  Casimiro, Vella-Wilkinson, Morin, Solomon, Shanley
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES – PAYMENTS TO FIRE COMPANIES (Provides for an appropriation of state funds to cities and towns who are members of the Narragansett Bay marine task force (NBMTF) for the maintenance of boats providing services to Narragansett Bay.)
{LC38/1}
01/09/2019 Introduced, referred to House Finance
House Bill No. 5085
BY  Lombardi, Cassar, Hull, Walsh
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER ACT (Makes filing false alarm/false information using 911 system with emergency response likely to/does cause death/serious bodily injury a felony with prison time 16 mos-3 years, $10,000 fine, both with individual liable for reasonable response costs.)
{LC194/1}
01/10/2019 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
House Bill No. 5074
BY  Vella-Wilkinson, Morin, Almeida, Millea, Williams
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE – FIRST RESPONDERS (Establishes an annual day of special observance day to honor Rhode Island’s first responders on March 17.)
{LC539/1}
01/10/2019 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
House Bill No. 5115
BY  Corvese, McNamara, Jackson, Maldonado, Lima
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES — EXPLOSIVES, FIREWORKS, AND PYROTECHNICS (Prohibits the use of display fireworks, or aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and makes a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75 and court costs.)
{LC258/1}
01/11/2019 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
House Bill No. 5119
BY  Morin, Phillips, Casey, Vella-Wilkinson, O’Brien
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE AND CHILD PRODUCTS SAFETY (Increases amount of flame retardant chemicals contained in residential upholstered bedding/furniture manufactured/ sold in state from 100 ppm to 1,000 ppm effective January 1, 2020.)
{LC341/1}
01/11/2019 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W.