RIAFC Legislative Information

The information on this page is provided for the convenience of RIAFC members and our legislative partners. It contains the most up to date information about the activity of the RI General Assembly that is of interest to the RIAFC.

This information includes scheduled hearings of interest, pdf versions of bills of interest, a calendar of upcoming activities and events, and more.

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2016 House Bills of Interest

  House Bill No. 7202 BY Corvese, Williams, Almeida, Azzinaro ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS; HEALTH AND SAFETY – FIREWORKS AND PYROTECHNICS (Makes the use of display or aerial fireworks after 12:00 a.m. or before 7:00 a.m. a civil violation with a fine of $75.00.) {LC3725/1} 1/15/2016 Introduced, referred […]

Hearing scheduled for H-7328 – THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AND EMERGENCY TECHNICIAN PROTECTION ACT

Hearing for H-7328 Room 205 at 3:30 and continuing at the Rise of the House House Bill No. 7328 BY Gallison, Marshall, Azzinaro, Shekarchi, Ruggiero ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS – THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AND EMERGENCY TECHNICIAN PROTECTION ACT (Protects volunteer firefighters/emergency technicians by clarifying the judicial procedure required to remedy […]

Hearing scheduled for H-7366, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS

Hearing for H-7366 Room 203 at the Rise of the House House Bill No. 7366 BY Ruggiero, Gallison, Maldonado, Trillo, Marshall ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – MUNICIPAL STREETLIGHT INVESTMENT ACT (Allows street light customers paying for lighting services to make investments use purchased equipment with access agreements provided by electric […]

2016 Senate Bills of Interest

2016 Senate Bills of Interest Senate Bill No. 2024 BY Walaska ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – OUTDOOR WOOD-FIRED HYDRONIC HEATERS (Regulates the sale and installation of outdoor wood-fired hydronic heaters.) {LC3154/1} 01/13/2016 Introduced, referred to Senate Environment and Agriculture Senate Bill No. 2099 BY Lombardi, Archambault, McCaffrey, Ciccone, Ruggerio ENTITLED, AN […]