Senate Bills as of 7/21/21

Bills that have passed in the 2021 session

Senate Bill No. 59  SUB A
Chapter 305
BY  Ruggerio, Coyne, Seveney, DiPalma, Burke
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – STATEWIDE PUBLIC SAFETY COMPUTER AIDED RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (Establishes a statewide public safety computer aided records management system.)
{LC672/A/1}
01/19/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
03/01/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
04/30/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/06/2021)
05/05/2021 Proposed Substitute
05/06/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
05/07/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (05/11/2021)
05/11/2021 Senate passed Sub A
05/12/2021 Referred to House State Government & Elections
06/28/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/30/2021)
06/30/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
07/01/2021 Placed on the House Consent Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 House passed Sub A in concurrence
07/07/2021 Transmitted to Governor
07/09/2021 Signed by Governor
Senate Bill No. 261  SUB A
Chapter 366
BY  Felag
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — OPEN MEETINGS (Exempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.)
{LC1176/A/1}
02/10/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
04/15/2021 Committee recommends passage
04/19/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (04/27/2021)
04/27/2021 Senate read and passed
04/28/2021 Referred to House State Government & Elections
06/25/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/28/2021)
06/25/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/28/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/29/2021 Placed on House Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 House passed Sub A
07/01/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
07/02/2021 Transmitted to Governor
07/10/2021 Effective without Governor’s signature
Senate Bill No. 385  as amended
Chapter 083
BY  Goodwin
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.)
{LC2174/1}
02/25/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services
05/03/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
05/28/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/03/2021)
06/03/2021 Committee recommends passage
06/04/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/08/2021)
06/08/2021 Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
06/10/2021 Referred to House Health & Human Services
06/11/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/14/2021)
06/14/2021 Committee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
06/18/2021 Placed on House Calendar (06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 House passed as amended in concurrence
06/23/2021 Transmitted to Governor
06/23/2021 Signed by Governor
Senate Bill No. 390
Chapter 055
BY  de la Cruz, E Morgan, Paolino
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO THE OAKLAND – MAPLEVILLE NUMBER 4 FIRE DISTRICT (Incorporates Oakland–Mapleville Number 4 Fire District.)
{LC267/1}
02/25/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
03/10/2021 Committee recommends passage
03/11/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (03/16/2021)
03/16/2021 Senate read and passed
03/18/2021 Referred to House Municipal Government & Housing
05/14/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/19/2021)
05/19/2021 Committee recommends passage in concurrence
06/04/2021 Placed on House Calendar (06/10/2021)
06/10/2021 House passed in concurrence
06/10/2021 Transmitted to Governor
06/18/2021 Effective without Governor’s signature
Senate Bill No. 860  SUB A
Chapter 371
BY  F Lombardi
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.)
{LC2784/A/1}
04/30/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services
05/03/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
06/22/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/24/2021)
06/23/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/24/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/24/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2021)
06/29/2021 Senate passed Sub A
07/01/2021 Placed on House Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 House passed Sub A in concurrence
07/07/2021 Transmitted to Governor
07/13/2021 Signed by Governor
Senate Bill No. 941  SUB A
Chapter 392
BY  Ciccone, F Lombardi
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.)
{LC2940/A/1}
05/28/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Finance
06/03/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
06/25/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/28/2021)
06/27/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/28/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/28/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/30/2021)
06/30/2021 Senate passed Sub A
07/01/2021 Placed on the House Consent Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 House passed Sub A in concurrence
07/08/2021 Transmitted to Governor
07/16/2021 Effective without Governor’s signature
Senate Bill No. 1002
Chapter 259
BY  E Morgan
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.)
{LC3095/1}
06/30/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar
07/01/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 Senate read and passed
07/01/2021 Placed on the House Consent Calendar (07/01/2021)
07/01/2021 House passed in concurrence
07/06/2021 Transmitted to Governor
07/14/2021 Effective without Governor’s signature
Total Bills: 7
Legislative Data Systems Room 1 7/21/2021
State House, Providence, Rhode Island 6:18 PM

All bills that we were tracking in the 2021 session

Condition: {Session Year: 2021} {Bills: 44,59,92,132,174,261,375,385,390,547,568,860,941}
Senate Bill No. 44  SUB A
BY  Sosnowski, DiPalma, Seveney, Rogers, Raptakis
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION — VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER/EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ENABLING LEGISLATION (Allows municipalities to establish a program providing property tax exemption to active duty individuals who volunteer services as a firefighter or emergency medical technician.)
{LC419/A/1}
01/19/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Finance
03/03/2021 Proposed Substitute
03/09/2021 Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
04/09/2021 Scheduled for consideration (04/15/2021)
04/15/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
04/16/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (04/27/2021)
04/27/2021 Senate passed Sub A
04/28/2021 Referred to House Health & Human Services
Senate Bill No. 59  SUB A
BY  Ruggerio, Coyne, Seveney, DiPalma, Burke
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – STATEWIDE PUBLIC SAFETY COMPUTER AIDED RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (Establishes a statewide public safety computer aided records management system.)
{LC672/A/1}
01/19/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
03/01/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
04/30/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/06/2021)
05/05/2021 Proposed Substitute
05/06/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
05/07/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (05/11/2021)
05/11/2021 Senate passed Sub A
05/12/2021 Referred to House State Government & Elections
06/28/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/30/2021)
Senate Bill No. 92
BY  Valverde, DiMario, McCaffrey
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.)
{LC1045/1}
01/26/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Finance
02/25/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Senate Bill No. 132
BY  Valverde, DiMario, Sosnowski, Euer
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.)
{LC1044/1}
01/26/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
03/15/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Senate Bill No. 174
BY  Felag
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY — NEW HOME BUYERS FIRE PROTECTION ACT (Mandates that builders of new 1 or 2 family residential dwellings provide home buyer with written information regarding the installation of automatic fire sprinkler system subject to civil penalties for violations enforced by the AG or state fire marshal.)
{LC1189/1}
02/05/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
04/07/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Senate Bill No. 261  SUB A
BY  Felag
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — OPEN MEETINGS (Exempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.)
{LC1176/A/1}
02/10/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
04/15/2021 Committee recommends passage
04/19/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (04/27/2021)
04/27/2021 Senate read and passed
04/28/2021 Referred to House State Government & Elections
06/25/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/28/2021)
06/25/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/28/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/29/2021 Placed on House Calendar (07/01/2021)
Senate Bill No. 375
BY  de la Cruz, E Morgan
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.)
{LC253/1}
02/25/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Finance
03/04/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Senate Bill No. 385  as amended
Chapter 083
BY  Goodwin
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.)
{LC2174/1}
02/25/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services
05/03/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
05/28/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/03/2021)
06/03/2021 Committee recommends passage
06/04/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/08/2021)
06/08/2021 Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
06/10/2021 Referred to House Health & Human Services
06/11/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/14/2021)
06/14/2021 Committee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
06/18/2021 Placed on House Calendar (06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 House passed as amended in concurrence
06/23/2021 Transmitted to Governor
06/23/2021 Signed by Governor
Senate Bill No. 390
Chapter 055
BY  de la Cruz, E Morgan, Paolino
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO THE OAKLAND – MAPLEVILLE NUMBER 4 FIRE DISTRICT (Incorporates Oakland–Mapleville Number 4 Fire District.)
{LC267/1}
02/25/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
03/10/2021 Committee recommends passage
03/11/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (03/16/2021)
03/16/2021 Senate read and passed
03/18/2021 Referred to House Municipal Government & Housing
05/14/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/19/2021)
05/19/2021 Committee recommends passage in concurrence
06/04/2021 Placed on House Calendar (06/10/2021)
06/10/2021 House passed in concurrence
06/10/2021 Transmitted to Governor
06/18/2021 Effective without Governor’s signature
Senate Bill No. 547
BY  Ciccone, F Lombardi, Bell, McCaffrey, Goodwin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS — FIREFIGHTERS’ ARBITRATION (Provides all provisions in collective bargaining agreement continue until successor agreement reach or interest arbitration award rendered.)
{LC1395/1}
03/04/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Labor
04/14/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
05/13/2021 Scheduled for consideration (05/17/2021)
05/17/2021 Committee recommends passage
05/19/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (05/25/2021)
05/25/2021 Senate read and passed
05/27/2021 Referred to House Labor
Senate Bill No. 568  SUB A
BY  Miller, McCaffrey, Goodwin, Ruggerio, Coyne, Felag, DiPalma, Sosnowski, Pearson, Acosta
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS — CANNABIS AUTHORIZATION, REGULATION AND TAXATION (Establishes Cannabis Control Commission to regulate all aspects of cannabis production and distribution.)
{LC2305/A/3}
03/09/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
04/01/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
06/11/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/14/2021)
06/11/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/14/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/16/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 Senate passed Sub A
06/24/2021 Referred to House Finance
Senate Bill No. 860  SUB A
BY  F Lombardi
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.)
{LC2784/A/1}
04/30/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services
05/03/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
06/22/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/24/2021)
06/23/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/24/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/24/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2021)
06/29/2021 Senate passed Sub A
Senate Bill No. 941  SUB A
BY  Ciccone, F Lombardi
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.)
{LC2940/A/1}
05/28/2021 Introduced, referred to Senate Finance
06/03/2021 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
06/25/2021 Scheduled for consideration (06/28/2021)
06/27/2021 Proposed Substitute
06/28/2021 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/28/2021 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/30/2021)
Total Bills: 13
Legislative Data Systems Room 1 6/30/2021
State House, Providence, Rhode Island 6:50 AM
Total Bills: 13