House Bills as of 6/9/21

Condition: {Session Year: 2021} {Bills: 5017,5039,5118,5125,5161,5165,5178,5183,5269,5294,5359,5427,5479,5490,5493,5523,5531,5592,5596,5629,5891,6010,6139,6005,6282,6331,6357}
House Bill No. 5017
BY  Slater
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS — THE EDWARD O. HAWKINS AND THOMAS C. SLATER MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACT (Adds a definition to the term “manufacture” in the medical marijuana chapter.)
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01/13/2021 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W.
02/02/2021 Committee transferred to House Health & Human Services
04/02/2021 Committee transferred to House State Government & Elections
04/12/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5039
BY  Corvese, Noret
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES — EXPLOSIVES, FIREWORKS, AND PYROTECHNICS (Prohibits the use of display fireworks/aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and would make a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75.00 and court costs.)
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01/21/2021 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
02/02/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
02/05/2021 Scheduled for consideration (02/09/2021)
02/09/2021 Committee recommends passage
02/19/2021 Placed on House Calendar (02/25/2021)
02/25/2021 House read and passed
03/09/2021 Referred to Senate Judiciary
House Bill No. 5118
BY  Casimiro, Craven, Noret, Fenton-Fung, C Lima
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.)
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01/25/2021 Introduced, referred to House Finance
02/24/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5125
BY  Casimiro, Craven
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY — HEMP GROWTH ACT (Authorizes cities and towns to enact ordinances to address and protect their citizens’ public safety and welfare from the impact of hemp cultivation and any of its derivative products.)
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01/25/2021 Introduced, referred to House Municipal Government
02/01/2021 Committee transferred to House Municipal Government & Housing
02/11/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5161
BY  Bennett
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS — SUICIDE TREATMENT IMPROVEMENT ACT (Provides for the “Suicide Treatment Improvement Act” to improve the delivery of suicide treatment.)
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01/25/2021 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W.
02/04/2021 Withdrawn at sponsor’s request
House Bill No. 5165
BY  Bennett
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY — ANIMAL CARE (Authorizes emergency medical service providers to transport and provide first aid to police dogs injured in the line of duty.)
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01/25/2021 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W.
01/29/2021 Committee transferred to House Health & Human Services
02/02/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5178
BY  Bennett
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS — FIREFIGHTERS’ ARBITRATION (Continues all provisions of expired firefighters’ collective bargaining agreements until a successor agreement is reached between the parties or an interest arbitration award is rendered.)
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01/27/2021 Introduced, referred to House Labor
02/10/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5183
BY  Azzinaro, Vella-Wilkinson, Noret, Corvese
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES — REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES (Creates special motor vehicle registration plates for the nonprofit entity Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Honor Flight Hub.)
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01/27/2021 Introduced, referred to House Special Legislation
02/01/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5269
BY  Perez, Williams, Vella-Wilkinson, Hull, Diaz, J Lombardi, Costantino, Solomon, C Lima, Bennett
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS — COLLECTION OF TAX SALES –WATER SUPPLY — WATER AND SEWER CHARGES (Prevents the forced sale of real estate owned by persons who owe fire, water, sewer, road or lighting district charges.)
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01/29/2021 Introduced, referred to House Corporations
03/02/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5294
BY  Diaz, Slater, Perez, Giraldo, Biah, Tobon
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS (Limits the sale of fireworks to one week prior to and including the 4th day in July, and may only be used, exploded, or cause to exploded between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.)
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01/29/2021 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
02/09/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5359
BY  Messier, Barros, Kazarian, Solomon, McNamara, Fellela, C Lima, Donovan, McLaughlin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES – RETIREMENT SYSTEM – CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS (This act would award all members of the pension system a three percent (3%) (COLA) if certain conditions are met.)
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02/05/2021 Introduced, referred to House Finance
03/05/2021 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
House Bill No. 5427
BY  Place, Quattrocchi
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Authorizes fire districts to provide for an exemption from fire district taxes for volunteer firefighters serving in the fire district.)
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02/08/2021 Introduced, referred to House Municipal Government & Housing
03/04/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5479
BY  Azzinaro
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY — NEW HOME BUYERS FIRE PROTECTION ACT (Mandates that builders of new one or two (2) family residential dwellings provide the buyer with written information regarding the installation of automatic fire sprinkler system.)
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02/10/2021 Introduced, referred to House Municipal Government & Housing
02/26/2021 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
03/25/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5490
BY  Place
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – COMPOSITION OF FIRE DISTRICT AND PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT BOARDS OF COMMISSIONERS (Allows individuals receiving a state pension to serve on fire district boards, Block Island utility board, and Pascoag utility board.)
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02/11/2021 Introduced, referred to House Corporations
03/08/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5493
BY  Place
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION — PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Allows volunteer firefighters who pay for their own training and equipment to receive an income tax credit if those expenses are not reimbursed by their employer.)
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02/11/2021 Introduced, referred to House Finance
05/06/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5523
BY  Speakman, Cortvriend, Carson, Ruggiero, Bennett, Donovan
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION — PFAS IN DRINKING WATER, GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATERS (Provides for the department of health to take action to establish maximum contaminate levels for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water and set interim standards.)
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02/12/2021 Introduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources
02/26/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5531
BY  Nardone, Place, Chippendale
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS — REIMBURSEMENT 911 RESTRICTED RECEIPT ACCOUNT (Requires ($.50) of the E-911 surcharges be deposited in a restricted receipt account for infrastructure improvements for local law enforcement agencies.)
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02/12/2021 Introduced, referred to House Finance
03/02/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5592
BY  Vella-Wilkinson, Perez, Bennett, McNamara, Williams, Knight, Azzinaro
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE – FIRST RESPONDERS (Establishes March 17 as an annual day of special observance to honor Rhode Island’s first responders.)
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02/12/2021 Introduced, referred to House Special Legislation
03/08/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5596
BY  Craven, Noret
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – STATEWIDE PUBLIC SAFETY COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (Establishes a statewide public safety computer aided dispatch records management system.)
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02/12/2021 Introduced, referred to House State Government & Elections
03/01/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 5629
BY  Ackerman, Shekarchi, Baginski
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS — 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER ACT (Establishes an emergency telephone system call review and quality improvement and would require at least one 911 system operator trained in telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation be on duty at all time.)
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02/19/2021 Introduced, referred to House Health & Human Services
03/30/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
05/07/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/12/2021)
05/12/2021 Committee recommends passage
05/14/2021 Placed on House Calendar (05/19/2021)
05/19/2021 House read and passed
05/20/2021 Referred to Senate Health and Human Services
05/28/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/03/2021)
06/03/2021 Committee recommends passage in concurrence
House Bill No. 5891
(Dept. of Business Regulation)
BY  Marszalkowski
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — OPEN MEETINGS (Amends the “open meetings act” to allow virtual meetings and participation by electronic communication until July 1, 2023.)
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02/24/2021 Introduced, referred to House State Government & Elections
03/10/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 6005
BY  Batista, Morales, Williams, Knight, Alzate
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS — ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS (Provides that the reference to the definition of public records include the section designation only and provides for redacted law enforcement disciplinary records.)
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02/26/2021 Introduced, referred to House State Government & Elections
03/24/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 6010
BY  Casey, Craven, Batista, Noret, Corvese, Solomon, C Lima, Edwards, Casimiro, Hull
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES — RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS (Extends IOD benefits to police officers/firefighters suffering from post-traumatic stress injuries/provides municipal police/firefighters retiring due to PTSI accidental disability retirement allowance.)
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02/26/2021 Introduced, referred to House Labor
03/10/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
06/04/2021 Committee transferred to House Finance
House Bill No. 6139
BY  Place, Newberry
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO THE OAKLAND – MAPLEVILLE NUMBER 4 FIRE DISTRICT
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03/17/2021 Introduced, referred to House Municipal Government & Housing
03/25/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
05/14/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/19/2021)
05/19/2021 Committee recommends passage
05/21/2021 Placed on House Calendar (05/27/2021)
05/27/2021 House read and passed
05/28/2021 Referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
05/28/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/03/2021)
06/03/2021 Committee recommends passage in concurrence
06/08/2021 Senate passed in concurrence
House Bill No. 6282
BY  Fellela, Azzinaro, Casey, Messier
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY — EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES–AMBULANCE SERVICE COORDINATING BOARD (Gives the ambulance service coordinating board approval powers over regulations, protocols, standards, licensing fees and other administrative actions set proposed by the director of health.)
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04/29/2021 Introduced, referred to House Health & Human Services
05/05/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 6331
BY  Kennedy, Azzinaro, Price, Fogarty
ENTITLED, AN ACT CREATING THE HOPE VALLEY/WYOMING FIRE DISTRICT (Makes various amendments pertaining to the charter of the Hope Valley and Wyoming Fire District.)
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05/12/2021 Introduced, referred to House Municipal Government & Housing
05/19/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Bill No. 6357
BY  Edwards, Williams, Casimiro, Craven, Baginski, Messier, Kazarian
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES — OPTIONAL RETIREMENT FOR MEMBERS OF POLICE FORCE AND FIRE FIGHTERS (Allows any member in active service, regardless of age, to be eligible for an accidental disability retirement allowance.)
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05/20/2021 Introduced, referred to House Finance
05/27/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Total Bills: 27
Legislative Data Systems Room 1 6/9/2021
State House, Providence, Rhode Island 7:21 AM
Total Bills: 27