THE OFFICIAL 2009 PUBLIC LAWS LIST

LAW REVISION OFFICE

The Honorable William J. Murphy

Speaker

 

Note: Numbers under the column heading “CHAPTER NUMBER” not underlined, are not linkable at this time.  Law Revision is currently processing these chapters to ensure accuracy before presentation on the Rhode Island General Assembly web site.

 

Status Note: Links to versions of the 2009 Public Laws are preliminary versions subject to proofreading, review, correction and editing by the State Law Revision Office as part of the official publication process.


 

CHAPTER NUMBER

BILL NUMBER

TITLE

ENACTMENT DATE

051

H 5002Aaa

Public Utilities and Carriers – creating long term contracting standards for the development of renewable energy

06/26/09

390

H 5005

Elections –preregistration of voters

1/05/10

120

H 5006A

Criminal offenses – defrauding the administration of a drug or alcohol test

07/16/09

345

H 5007aa

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – minimum sentences – reduction 

11/13/09

035

H 5010

R.I. Transit Authority – authorizing use of traffic control preemption devices

06/19/09

005

H 5019Aaa

Revised appropriations for fiscal year ending June 30, 2009

04/10/09

211

H 5039A

Criminal Procedure – search warrants – motor vehicles

11/09/09

185

H 5044B

Criminal offenses – definition –prostitution

11/03/09

281

H 5054A

 North Providence – Town of – juvenile hearing board

11/13/09

034

H 5055

North Providence – Town of – amendment to act of incorporation

06/19/09

064

H 5061A

Health and safety – industrial property and remediation reuse – penalties for noncompliance

06/30/09

033

H 5078

Warwick -  City of -  to sell abandoned highway or driftway to abutting owner

06/19/09

014

H 5079

Warren – Town of – amendment to home rule charter

06/05/09

233

H 5082Aaa

State affairs and government –

Department of Veterans’ Affairs – creation

11/09/09

391

H 5083

Motor vehicles – division of – hours and places of operation

1/05/10

184

H 5088A

Public utilities and carriers – location of regulators and gas meters

11/02/09

389

H 5094

Elections – federal senatorial vacancies – special election

1/05/10

321

H 5103

R.I. College Student Community Government Inc., - increase holdings

11/13/09

069

H 5112C

Health and Safety – medicare and medicaid services – implementation of the global consumer choice demonstration

07/01/09

310

H 5121A

Statutes and statutory construction – technical revisions to various statutes

11/13/09

119

H 5127A

Motor and other vehicles – procedural safeguards for owners of mobile or manufactured homes

07/16/09

388

H 5135

State affairs and government – civil rights actions – statute of limitations

1/05/10

214

H 5150A

Motor vehicle offenses – text messaging

11/09/09

338

H 5166

Health and safety – fire safety code – public schools – compliance extension

11/13/09

049

H 5179

Richmond – Town of – ratification of home rule charter

06/25/09

050

H 5182

Middletown – Town of – ratification of home rule charter

06/25/09

118

H 5184

Correctional institutions – parole board – change title of executive secretary to administrator

07/16/09

001

H 5186

Public officers and employees – department of labor and training – post retirement employment.

01/29/09

058

H 5193A

Insurance – renewal of private passenger automobile policies

06/26/09

057

H 5195

Businesses and Professions – solicitation by charitable organizations

06/26/09

387

H 5197

Businesses and professions – funeral directors – continuing education training

1/05/10

195

H 5199Aaa

Insurance – standards – life settlement contracts

11/05/09

386

H 5227A

Criminal procedure – domestic violence – assessments – increase

1/05/10

061

H 5244

Fiduciaries – Uniform Management of Institutional Funds Act – updating of law

06/30/09

117

H 5252

Food and drugs – cultural heritage education facility – amend definition

07/16/09

116

H 5253

State affairs and government – state police – emergency alerts for persons with dementia

07/16/09

201

H 5266A

Health and safety – autism

programs and plans

11/09/09

036

H 5267Aaa

Jamestown – Town of – juvenile hearing board – authority to create

09/02/09

032

H 5268

Lincoln – Town of – Lime Rock Fire District –amendment to act incorporating

06/19/09

197

H 5273Baa

Health and safety – need for new equipment and new health care services 

11/07/09

015

H 5275A

Fire insurance – application of the hurricane deductible for losses in Block Island from hurricane force sustained  winds reported by the national weather service

06/04/09

202

H 5286

Education – R.I. Bachelors Degree in Three Act

11/09/09

250

H 5289aa

Waters and Navigation – operation under the influence of alcohol – increase penalties

11/10/09

385

H 5294

Businesses and professions – funeral service establishments – domestic partners – authority

1/05/10

349

H 5297

Elections – political parties – state committees – power to fill vacancies

11/13/09

115

H 5323

Public officers and employees – state boards, agencies and commissions – prescribed oath

07/16/09

095

H 5329

Domestic relations – child support – children with severe physical or mental impairment

07/09/09

114

H 5338

Towns and cities – sewer charges -  lien on real property

07/16/09

231

H 5340

Health and safety ­– plaques – Veterans - cemeteries

11/09/09

313

H 5345

Sports racing and athletics – mixed martial arts matches

11/13/09

016

H 5359A

Health and Safety – Edward O. Hawkins and Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act

06/16/09

 

106

H 5370

Elections – domestic violence victims – members of household – address confidentiality

07/13/09

359

H 5376

State Affairs and Government – administrative procedures – rule making – electronic posting of notices Secretary of State

11/13/09

045

H 5393

Health and Safety – creation of center for health professions

06/24/09

221

H 5409A

Motor vehicles – plates - 

Friends of Plum Beach Lighthouse, Inc.

11/09/09

196

H 5415B

Health and safety – HIV/AIDS – prevention

11/05/09

113

H 5445

Elections – polling hours – Town of Richmond

07/16/09

029

H 5447

Newport – City of – amendment to home rule charter

06/12/09

046

H 5449A

Long Term Care Coordinating Council – change in composition

06/24/09

191

H 5451B

Motor vehicles – New England Patriots Charitable Foundation plates

11/04/09

 

190

H 5453Baa

Insurance – rental network contract arrangements

11/04/09

041

H 5454Aaa

Insurance – contracts between dental insurance companies and dentists

06/18/09

111

H 5461A

Public Utilities and Carriers – excess renewable generation credits

07/15/09

183

H 5479B

Food and drugs – controlled substances – prescriptions

11/02/09

112

H 5483

Motor and other vehicles – parents and guardians – driver education curriculum – course of instruction

07/16/09

101

H 5488

Fiduciaries – authority of trustees to donate conservation easement on real estate

07/09/09

099

H 5490

Probate practice – authority of executor or administrator to donate easement on real estate

07/09/09

384

H 5492

Property – mortgage foreclosure  – notice – availability of counseling

1/05/10

317

H 5509A

Education – teachers – special rules – Woonsocket and Cumberland

11/13/09

084

H 5528

Taxation – exemption for elderly and disabled residents

07/08/09

048

H 5536A

Insurance – amendment to the Small Employer Health Insurance Availability Act

06/24/09

351

H 5537A

Insurance – health policies – coverage – nurse practitioners and psychiatric and mental health clinical specialists

11/13/09

326

H 5560

Criminal offenses – trespass and vandalism – Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

11/13/09

060

H 5567

Courts and civil procedure – judicial selection – eligibility for subsequent nomination

06/30/09

358

H 5568

Taxation – estate and transfer taxes – real estate – liens

11/13/09

277

H 5570

Elections – communication access devices – expense

11/13/09

047

H 5581

Public Property and Works – duty of contractors and subcontractors to furnish payroll records

06/24/09

342

H 5585

Labor and Labor Relations – hoisting engineers – license requirements

11/13/09

356

H 5594A

Taxation – Newport – City of – delinquent hotel room taxes

11/13/09

028

H 5595

North Tiverton Fire District – amendment to act of incorporation

06/12/09

030

H 5596

Stone Bridge Fire District – incorporation and financing water supply for the town of Tiverton

06/12/09

305

H 5597

Probate practice – military personnel – medals

11/17/09

336

H 5607A

Taxation – cigarettes – license or permit – unpaid charges

11/13/09

105

H 5611

Public finance – state investment commission – expansion of powers

07/13/09

383

H 5613A

Insurance – uniform public school employees health care benefits plan

1/05/10

189

H 5653Aaa

Health and safety – adult supportive care homes

11/04/09

347

H 5655

Businesses and Professions – hearing aid dealers – required disclosure

11/13/09

249

H 5657B

Businesses and Professions – real estate sales disclosures

11/10/09

188

H 5661B

Criminal offenses – sexual trafficking of minors

11/04/09

162

H 5675

Labor and labor relations – director of department of labor and training – appoint hoisting engineer with proper

qualifications as chief investigator

07/16/09

027

H 5677A

Jamestown – Town of – property tax relief

06/12/09

026

H 5681

South Kingstown – Union Fire District – amendment to act of incorporation

06/12/09

199

H 5686A

Towns and cities – expiration periods - permits

11/09/09

161

H 5690A

Agriculture and forestry – establish Asian Longhorn Beetle as a nuisance – penalties for unlawful importation and transportation

07/16/09

324

H 5697aa

General Assembly – department of corrections intake center – rename

11/13/09

160

H 5704A

Financial institutions – secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2009

07/16/09

296

H 5708

Taxation – compromise or abatement – approval by director of revenue

11/13/09

343

H 5712

Courts and Civil Procedure – judges – spousal benefits

11/13/09

225

H 5730Aaa

Elections – district moderators and clerks

11/09/09

322

H 5732

Motor vehicles – offenses – judges and magistrates – powers

11/13/09

239

H 5737

Criminal Offenses – sexual assault protective orders

11/09/09

382

H 5738A

Courts and civil procedure – wrongful death actions – punitive damages

1/05/10

159

H 5769

Sports, racing and athletes – boxing – powers of referee

07/16/09

158

H 5771A

Insurance – Life and Health Guaranty Association Act – revisions

07/16/09

304

H 5773A

Insurance – clarify and amend certain sections of law

11/13/09

157

H 5777

Businesses and professions - professional land surveyors revise requirements for registration

07/16/09

129

H 5782A

Motor and other vehicles – motor fuel tax – definition of manufactured biodiesel fuel

07/16/09

059

H 5786A

Motor and other vehicles – child restraints – age and size of children covered

06/30/09

194

H 5797Aaa

Health and safety – health care professionals – wallet license cards

11/05/09

089

H 5798Aaa

Health and Safety – stroke prevention program

07/09/09

087

 H 5802

Education – demonstration after school and summer learning program

07/09/09

128

H 5813

Labor and labor relations – hoisting engineers board of examiners

07/16/09

258

H 5819Aaa

Businesses and professions – trade license renewal schedules

11/13/09

127

 H 5821

State affairs and government – R.I. Public Rail Corporation – board of directors

07/16/09

292

H 5822A

Insurance – credit – changes to conform to model statute

11/13/09

187

H 5823B

Insurance – accident and sickness – tobacco cessation programs

11/04/09

182

H 5824A

Insurance – mandated benefits

for health plans – extend sunset provision

11/02/09

170

H 5825

Alcoholic beverages – class T liquor license – any facility management corporation authorized to manage buildings of the R.I. Convention Center Authority

07/16/09

300

H 5826A

Insurance – group life – policy standards

11/13/09

056

H 5827

Public Utilities and Carriers – amending the time prescribed for adjudicating rate filings

06/26/09

341

H 5828Aaa

Waters and Navigation – water conservation – state water supply

11/13/09

297

H 5831

Motor Vehicles - commercial driver’s license act – amendments

11/13/09

004

H 5889

Holidays and days of special observance – Rhode Island Seabees Day.

03/10/09

126

H 5893A

Businesses and professions – auto body repair shops – work to be performed at a fixed licensed location

07/16/09

248

H 5895A

Courts and Civil Procedure –

Uniform Foreign Money Claims Act

11/10/09

247

H 5902A

Commercial Law – documents –

personal information – destruction

11/10/09

302

H 5903

Insurance – examinations –clarification of financial analysis process

11/13/09

125

H 5905A

Businesses and professions – residential oil heat contracts – disclosure of terms

07/16/09

246

H 5906Aaa

Property – condominiums – borrowing of money

11/10/09

381

H 5913A

Courts and civil procedure – fees – increases

1/05/10

332

H 5914A

State affairs and government – public disclosure required – public corporations

11/13/09

124

H 5936

Criminal procedure – sentence and execution – inmate’s parole release date

07/16/09

003

H 5943

Public officers and employees – department of labor and training – post retirement employment.

03/04/09

097

H 5949A

Criminal offenses – persons with disabilities – incorporate changes made by federal A.D.A.amendments act

07/09/09

392

H 5950

Labor relations – temporary employees – employment agencies required notice

1/05/10

025

H 5951

North Kingstown – Town of – to issue bonds to finance construction of sewer system

06/12/09

024

H 5957

Bristol – Town of – tax collection

06/12/09

237

H 5968

Health and Safety – donating

blood – minors

11/09/09

123

H 5970

Insurance – extension of  statute of limitations for direct action against insurer

07/16/09

086

H 5975A

Public Utilities and Carriers – broadband deployment and investment

07/09/09

068

H 5983Aaa

State – appropriations for support for fiscal year ending June 30th, 2010 and various amendments to the General Laws for the implementation of the State Budget Provisions.

 

*Click on links to each individual Budget Article:

 

ARTICLE 1  RELATING TO MAKING APPROPRIATIONS IN SUPPORT OF FY 2010. 

 

ARTICLE 2  RELATING TO BORROWING IN ANTICIPATION OF RECEIPTS FROM TAXES AND INTERFUND BORROWING. 

 

ARTICLE 3  RELATING TO EDUCATION AID 

 

ARTICLE 4  RELATING TO MAKING REVISED APPROPRIATIONS IN SUPPORT OF FY 2009. 

 

ARTICLE 5  RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION. 

 

ARTICLE 6  RELATING TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES AND STATE AID. 

 

ARTICLE 7  RELATING TO PENSIONS. 

 

ARTICLE 8 RELATING EMPLOYMENT SECURITY TRUST FUND AND CONTRIBUTIONS. 

 

ARTICLE 9  RELATING TO MUNICIPAL TIPPING FEES. 

 

ARTICLE 10  RELATING TO JUDICIAL ARBITRATION FEES. 

 

ARTICLE 11 RELATING TO CRIMINAL RECORDS EXPUNGEMENT FEES. 

 

ARTICLE 12  RELATING TO LICENSES AND FEES. 

 

ARTICLE 13  RELATING TO BUDGET STABILIZATION ACCOUNT. 

 

ARTICLE 14 RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH LEGAL FEES. 

 

ARTICLE 15  RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATORY ASSESSMENT. 

 

ARTICLE 16  RELATING TO REVENUES. 

 

ARTICLE 17  RELATING TO DEBT MANAGEMENT ACT JOINT RESOLUTIONS. 

 

ARTICLE 18  RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSIATANCE ACT. 

 

ARTICLE 19  RELATING TO HOSPITAL UNCOMPENSATED CARE. 

 

ARTICLE 20  RELATING TO CASH ASSISTANCE. 

 

ARTICLE 21  RELATING TO GENERAL PUBLIC ASSISTANCE – HARDSHIP CONTINGENCY FUND. 

 

ARTICLE 22  RELATING TO CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES WAIVER AND EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY. 

 

ARTICLE 23  RELATING TO MEDICAL ASSISTANCE. 

 

ARTICLE 24  RELATING TO EFFECTIVE DATE.

06/30/09

010

H 5986

Health and safety – adoption of a state energy conservation code.

05/12/09

023

H 6005

Warwick – City of – powers of municipal court

06/12/09

122

H 6006

Animals – dogs -  increase in fines imposed by Warwick municipal court

07/16/09

055

H 6007

Taxation – Amending the authority of the Town of Middletown to grant property tax exemptions to the elderly

06/26/09

090

H 6009

Public buildings – new Kent County Courthouse -  “The Governor Philip W. Noel Judicial Complex”

07/09/09

200

H 6013Aaa

Westerly – town of – police officers – retirement

11/10/09

364

H 6014

Smithfield – Town of – bonds – land acquisition

11/13/09

178

H 6015

Burrillville – Town of – Mapleville Number 4 Fire District – amendment to act of incorporation

08/05/09

121

H 6022

Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust – transfer of real property interest – additional tax imposed

07/16/09

103

H 6028A

Public Utilities and Carriers – regulation of excavation near underground utility facilities

07/09/09

245

H 6034aa

Motor Vehicles – registration –

Penalties

11/10/09

137

H 6036

Property – recording fees – release of lis pendens filed by bailbondsmen

07/16/09

031

H 6040

Insurance – eligibility of cities, towns and their instrumentalities to obtain 

06/19/09

315

H 6052aa

Health and safety – central landfill – certification -  solid waste from out of state

11/13/09

380

H 6059A

State affairs and government – radio frequency identification devices – restriction

1/05/10

226

H 6073A

Motor vehicles – plates – breast cancer support

11/09/09

136

H 6082Aaa

Taxation – Cumberland Hill Fire District – lien for taxes assessed

07/17/09

008

H 6083

Public buildings-naming U.R.I. Library the “Robert L. Carothers Library.”

04/09/09

135

H 6088

Alcoholic beverages – licensees prohibited from using premises as part of an organized pub crawl

07/16/09

104

H 6096

Military affairs – creation of statewide interoperable communications system

07/13/09

006

H 6099

Medical insurance-providing a method to resume medical coverage when such coverage election has been declined within the time provided.

04/09/09

357

H 6103

Alcoholic Beverages – Class B and class ED licenses – extended hours permits

11/13/09

022

H 6108

Tiverton – Town of – amendment to home rule charter

06/12/09

228

H 6111A

Motor vehicles – business practices - regulation

11/09/09

054

H 6144

Burrillville Sewer Commission – authorization to construct a sewage disposal system and the financing thereof

0626/09

269

H 6158

Taxation – Cranston – City of – tax rate - freezing

11/13/09

282

H 6179

Lincoln - Town of – Saylesville Fire District – amend act of incorporation

11/13/09

134

H 6194

Westerly – Town of - issue bonds to finance renovation of Westerly High School

07/16/09

244

H 6195Baa

Towns and Cities – Westerly –

Town of – minimum housing standards

11/10/09

318

H 6206

Taxation – income tax refunds – setoff procedures – amendment

11/13/09

361

H 6209

Towns and Cities – public officials – indemnification

11/13/09

133

H 6218

Lincoln – Town of – amendment to act incorporating Quinnville Fire District

07/16/09

273

H 6219

North Kingstown – Town of – Gilbert Stuart Memorial Inc. – tax exemption

11/13/09

275

H 6220

North Kingstown – Town of – Cocumcussoc Association – tax exemption

11/13/09

132

H 6225A

Health and Safety – hospitals – patients of medical staff to be evaluated and educated

07/16/09

379

H 6226aa

Fish and wildlife – recreational fishing – license required

1/05/10

330

H 6241

Health and safety – R.I Resource Recovery Corporation – debris borrowing program

11/13/09

320

H 6243

Community College of R.I. Foundation – amend charter

11/13/09

206

H 6245Aaa

State affairs and government –

Economic Development

Corporation

11/09/09

131

H 6256

Glocester – Town of – amendment to town charter

07/16/09

365

H 6266

Cities and Towns – “chief elected officer” – definition

11/18/09

309

H 6267

Alcoholic beverages – class B license – Weekapaug Inn

11/13/09

130

H 6276

Education – school districts, departments and committees – acceptance of grants, gifts and donations

07/16/09

279

H 6281

Burrillville – Town of – hawkers and peddlers licenses

11/13/09

307

H 6291

Courts and civil procedure – probate court – Newport – disqualification or inability of judge

11/13/09

085

H 6294

Central Falls – City of – bonding authority – school facilities

07/08/09

378

H 6304

Public property and works – Big River Management Area – use of bicycles permitted

1/05/10

243

H 6309aa

Towns and Cities – low and moderate income housing

11/10/09

334

H 6313

Health and safety – smoke and carbon monoxide detector certificates

11/13/09

255

H 6315

Narragansett – Town of – bonds

finance acquisition of real estate

11/13/09

242

H 6316A

State Affairs and Government –

Newport Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

11/10/09

268

H 6317

Towns and Cities – historic district commission –Newport

11/13/09

230

H 6318Aaa

State affairs and government – small business regulation

11/09/09

181

H 6328

Providence Public Buildings Authority – authority to issue revenue bonds

10/09/09

235

H 6331A

Health and Safety – anatomical

gifts

11/09/09

340

H 6332

Taxation – renewable energy tax credit – solar domestic hot water heaters

11/13/09

067

H 6334

State – appropriations for support for fiscal year ending June 30th,2010 – pensions – district court

06/30/09

219

H 6441

Labor – minors – adult entertainment

11/09/09

284

H 6444

Portsmouth Town of – bonds – improvements – school buildings

11/13/09

251

H 6446

South Kingstown – Town of – bonds – improvements to schools

11/13/09

216

H 6458

Public Utilities and Carriers -  renewable energy contracts

11/09/09

254

S 0013A

Herreshoff Marine Museum –

amend incorporation act

11/13/09

179

S 0020

Education – City of Woonsocket – adoption of dress code by school committee and superintendent

08/06/09

346

S 0039aa

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – minimum sentences – reduction

11/13/09

280

S 0042

North Providence – Town of – juvenile hearing board

11/13/09

044

S 0045

North Providence – Town of- amendment to act of incorporation

06/24/09

021

S 0047

Warren – Town of – amendment to home rule charter

06/17/09

081

S 0049

Health and Safety – creation of center for health professions  

07/01/09

066

S 0050

Health and safety – industrial property and remediation reuse – penalties for noncompliance

06/30/09

013

S 0063

Middletown – Town of – amendment to home rule charter

05/28/09

147

S 0064

Glocester – Town of – amendment to home rule charter

07/16/09

224

S 0076

Taxation – donation of organs deduction

11/09/09

102

S 0082

Domestic relations – child support – children with severe physical or mental impairment impairment

07/09/09

366

S 0085

Elections – preregistration of voters

1/05/10

002

S 0094

Public officers and employees – department of labor and training – post retirement employment.

01/28/09

110

S 0107A

Public Utilities and Carriers – location of gas regulators and gas meters

07/13/09

080

S 0108

Businesses and Professions – solicitation by charitable organizations

07/01/09

367

S 0125

Business and professions – funeral directors – continuing education training

1/05/10

040

S 0127

Newport – City of – amendment to home rule charter

06/19/09

012

S 0130

Richmond – Town of- ratification of home rule charter

05/28/09

043

S 0131aa

Lincoln – Town of – Lime Rock Fire District – amendment to act incorporating

06/24/09

146

S 0134A

Motor and other vehicles – procedural safeguards for owners of mobile or manufactured homes

07/16/09

145

S 0140

State affairs and government – state police – emergency alerts for persons with dementia

07/16/09

263

S 0160

Motor vehicles – R.I. Public Transit Authority – traffic control devices

11/13/09

368

S 0162

State affairs and government – civil rights act – statute of limitations

1/05/10

017

S 0185

Health and Safety – Edward O. Hawkins and Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act

06/16/09

073

S 0190

Warwick – City of – to sell abandoned highway or driftway to abutting owner

07/01/09

369

S 0195

Businesses and professions – funeral service establishments – domestic partner – authority

1/05/10

370

S 0201

Elections – federal – senatorial vacancies – special election

1/05/10

213

S 0204B

Motor vehicle offenses – text messaging

11/09/09

371

S 0211aa

State affairs and government – radio frequency identification devices – restriction

1/05/10

262

S 0229B

Insurance – Life Settlements Act

11/12/09

042

S 0231aa

Fire insurance – application of the hurricane deductible for losses in Block Island from hurricane force sustained winds reported by the national weather bureau

06/18/09

212

S 0232B

Public Property – Green Buildings Act

11/09/09

355

S 0235A

Taxation – Newport – City of – delinquent hotel room taxes

11/13/09

223

S 0242Aaa

Human Services – long term care and finance reform

11/09/09

289

S 0245B

Health and safety – HIV/AIDS – prevention 

11/12/09

144

S 0247

Towns and cities – sewer charges – lien on real property

07/16/09

350

S 0249

Elections – political parties – state committees – power to fill vacancies

11/13/09

143

S 0256

Property - recording fees – release of lis pendens filed by bailbondsmen

07/16/09

142

S 0257

Insurance – extension of statute of limitations for direct action against insurer

07/16/09

098

S 0261

Probate practice – authority of executor or administrator to donate easement on real estate

07/09/09

100

S 0270

Fiduciaries – authority of trustees to donate conservation easement on real estate

07/09/09

141

S 0272

Criminal offenses – defrauding the administration of a drug or alcohol test

07/16/09

140

S 0274

Correctional institutions – parole board – change title of executive secretary to administrator

07/16/09

139

S 0283

Sports, racing and athletes – boxing – powers of referee

07/16/09

229

S 0290Baa

State affairs and government – small business – regulation

11/09/09

138

S 0294A

Businesses and professions – residential oil heat contracts – disclosure of terms

07/16/09

372

S 0311A

Courts – fees - increases

1/05/10

156

S 0318

Public officers and employees – state boards, agencies and commissions  - prescribed oath

07/16/09

109

S 0323

Elections – domestic violence victims – members of household – address confidentiality

07/13/09

360

S 0324

Towns and Cities – public officials – indemnification

11/13/09

257

 S 0330B

Businesses and professions – trade license renewal schedules

11/12/09

222

S 0346aa

Motor Vehicles – plates - 

Friends of Plum Beach Lighthouse, Inc.

11/09/09

328

S 0351aa

Health and safety – R.I. Resource Recovery Corporation – debris borrowing program

11/13/09

155

S 0352A

Agriculture and forestry – establish Asian Longhorn Beetle as a nuisance – penalties for unlawful importation and transportation

07/16/09

154

S 0366

Elections – polling hours – Town of Richmond

07/16/09

329

S 0373aa

Motor vehicles – accidents – property damage only – duty to stop – imprisonment

11/13/09

264

S 0378

Businesses and professions – real estate sales disclosures

11/13/09

314

S 0381aa

Health and safety – central landfill – certification – solid waste from out of state

11/12/09

311

S 0383aa

Elections – campaign funds –communication access expenses

11/13/09

301

S 0387aa

Insurance –  examinations -  clarification of financial analysis process

11/13/09

316

S 0395A

Education – teachers – special rules – Woonsocket and Cumberland

11/13/09

295

S 0405

Taxation – compromise or abatement – approval by director of revenue

11/13/09

335

S 0408aa

Taxation – cigarettes – license or permit – unpaid charges

11/13/09

210

S 0416A

Criminal Procedure – search warrants – motor vehicles

11/09/09

153

S 0430

Criminal procedure – sentence and execution – inmate’s parole release date

07/16/09

152

S 0440

Labor and labor relations – hoisting engineers board of examiners

07/16/09

151

S 0450aa

Businesses and professions – auto body repair shops – work to be performed at a fixed licensed location

07/16/09

325

S 0455

General Assembly – department of corrections intake center – rename

11/12/09

298

S 0457

Motor Vehicles – commercial driver’s license act – amendments

11/13/09

150

S 0459

Motor and other vehicles – parents and guardians – driver education curriculum – course of instruction

07/16/09

149

S 0460

Alcoholic beverages – licensees prohibited from using premises as part of an organized pub crawl

07/16/09

148

S 0461A

Financial institutions – secure and fair enforcement  for mortgage licensing act of 2009

07/16/09

169

S 0462A

Insurance -   Life and Health Guaranty Association Act – revisions

07/16/09

299

S 0463A

Insurance – group life – policy standards

11/13/09

293

S 0465A

Insurance – credit – changes to conform to model statute

11/13/09

352

S 0471Aaa

Insurance – health policies – coverage – nurse practitioners and psychiatric and mental health clinical specialists

11/13/09

079

S 0472

 Public Utilities and Carriers – amending the time prescribed for adjudicating rate filings

07/01/09

078

S 0473A

Insurance – renewal of private passenger automobile policies

07/01/09

092

S 0474Aaa

Public Utilities and Carriers – regulation of excavation near underground utility facilities

07/09/09

063

S 0475

Fiduciaries – Uniform Management of Institutional Funds Act – updating of law

06/30/09

091

S 0485A

Public Utilities and Carriers – excess renewable generation credits

07/09/09

331

S 0493

Waters and navigation – boats – regulation

11/13/09

108

S 0496

Public finance – state investment commission – expansion of powers

07/13/09

234

S 0501A

State affairs and government –

Department of Veteran’s Affairs – creation

11/09/09

373

S 0510

Criminal procedure – domestic violence – assessments

1/05/10

168

S 0525

Motor and other vehicles – motor fuel tax – definition of manufactured biodiesel fuel

07/16/09

077

S 0539Aaa

Insurance – amendment to the Small Employer Health Insurance Availability Act

07/01/09

291

S 0540A

Insurance – medications – smoking cessation – mandatory coverage

11/13/09

236

S 0542A

Health and Safety – anatomical gifts

11/09/09

290

S 0543Aaa

Health and safety – Adult Supportive Care Residence Act

11/13/09

286

S 0546aa

Health and Safety – health care professionals – wallet license cards

11/13/09

209

S 0548Aaa

Insurance – rental of health care services

11/09/09

208

S 0552A

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – prescriptions

11/09/09

348

S 0553

Businesses and Professions – hearing aid dealers – required disclosures

11/13/09

020

S 0555

North Tiverton Fire District – amendment to act of incorporation

06/17/09

167

S 0558

State affairs and government – R.I. Public Rail Corporation – board of directors

07/16/09

019

S 0559

Stone Bridge Fire District – incorporation and financing water supply for the Town of Tiverton.

06/17/09

180

S 0560A

Insurance – mandated benefits for health plans – extend sunset provision

10/02/09

018

S 0561aa

Jamestown – Town of – property tax relief

06/17/09

240

S 0572

Criminal Offenses – sexual assault protective orders

11/09/09

285

S 0589A

Commercial Law – documents – personal information – destruction

11/13/09

062

S 0591A

Motor and other vehicles – child restraints – age and size of children covered

06/30/09

266

S 0598A

Courts and Civil Procedure – Uniform Foreign Money Claims Act

11/12/09

166

S 0602

Courts and civil procedure – Jamestown – Town of – authority to create juvenile hearing board

07/16/09

344

S 0611

Courts and Civil Procedure – judges – spousal benefits

11/13/09

323

S 0614aa

Motor vehicles – offenses – judges and magistrates – powers

11/12/09

165

S 0620

Businesses and professions – professional land surveyors – revise requirements for registration

07/16/09

312

S 0622A

Sports racing and athletics – mixed martial arts matches

11/12/09

164

S 0639

Labor and labor relations – director of department of labor and training – appoint hoisting engineer with proper qualifications as chief investigator

07/16/09

076

S 0641

Public Property and Works – duty of contractors and subcontractors to furnish payroll records

07/01/09

303

S 0667A

Insurance – clarify and amend certain sections of law

11/13/09

232

S 0681

Probate practice – military personnel – medals

11/09/09

204

S 0728

Education – High School Outcomes Improvement Act

11/09/09

288

S 0732Aaa

Waters and Navigation – Water Use and Government Efficiency Act

11/12/09

294

S 0734Aaa

Public Finance – bureau of audits – post audit of accounts

11/13/09

075

S 0748A

Health and Safety – Long Term Care Coordinating Council – composition

07/01/09

088

S 0752A

Health and Safety – stroke prevention program

07/09/09

198

S 0754Aaa

Towns and cities – expiration periods - permits

11/09/09

163

S 0756

Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust – transfer of real property interest – additional tax imposed

07/16/09

082

S 0760A

Courts – judicial selection

07/08/09

374

S 0777A

Insurance – health, dental and vision – teachers – group purchase

1/05/10

072

S 0781

Insurance – eligibility of cities, towns and their instrumentalities to obtain

07/01/09

038

S 0782

Bristol, Town of – to list motor vehicle taxes due on municipal lien certificates

06/19/09

096

S 0783A

Criminal offenses – persons with disabilities – incorporate changes made by federal A.D.A. amendments act

07/09/09

176

S 0800

Animals – dogs – increase in fines imposed by Warwick municipal court

07/16/09

071

S 0810

Warwick – City of – powers of municipal court

07/01/09

074

S 0815

Taxation – exemption – persons over age sixty-five

07/01/09

363

S 0818

Smithfield – Town of – bonds – land acquisition

11/13/09

007

S 0843

Medical insurance-providing a method to resume medical coverage when such coverage election has been declined within the time provided.

04/09/09

 

009

S 0847

Public buildings-naming U.R.I. Library the “Robert L. Carothers Library.”

04/09/09

227

S 0853A

Motor vehicles – business practices - regulation

11/09/09

261

S 0855A

Motor vehicles – registration plates – reissuance

11/13/09

011

S 0863

Health and safety- adoption of a state energy conservation code

05/12/09

287

S 0866Aaa

Health and Safety – need for new equipment and new health care services

11/13/09

083

S 0867Aaa

Health and Safety – nursing facilities – limits on licenses and bed capacity

07/08/09

037

S 0868

North Kingstown – Town of – to issue bonds to finance construction of sewer system.

06/19/09

337

S 0872

Health and safety – fire safety code – public schools – compliance extension

11/13/09

070

S 0874

Taxation – Cumberland Hill fire district – superiority of lien

07/01/09

339

S 0905

Taxation – renewable energy tax credit – solar domestic hot water heaters

11/13/09

259

S 0906A

Burrillville – Town of – sewer commission – amendment of act authorizing

11/13/09

177

S 0910

Westerly – Town of – issue bonds to finance renovation of Westerly High School

07/16/09

065

S 0919

Public buildings – new Kent County Courthouse – “The Governor Philip W. Noel Judicial Complex”

06/30/09

353

S 0920

Motor Vehicles – registration plates – Audubon Society/Save the Bay

11/13/09

175

S 0925

Food and drugs – cultural heritage education facility – amend definition

07/16/09

241

S 0926

Westerly – Town of – police officers – retirement

11/13/09

260

S 0927aa

Towns and Cities – Westerly – Town of – minimum housing standards

11/12/09

327

S 0932

Criminal offenses – trespass and vandalism – Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

11/13/09

174

S 0944aa

Education – school districts, departments and committees – acceptance of grants, gifts and donations

07/16/09

207

S 0945A

State affairs and government –

Economic Development Corporation

11/09/09

362

S 0952

Motor Vehicles – registration – cancellation – corporations or limited liability companies providing leasing or rental

11/13/09

333

S 0953

Businesses and professions – home propane gas sales – retail contracts – regulation

11/13/09

093

S 0954

Education – demonstration after school and summer learning program

07/09/09

173

S 0955

Lincoln – Town of amendment to act incorporating Quinnville Fire District

07/16/09

094

S 0968

Public Utilities and Carriers – broadband deployment and investment

07/09/09

375

S 0969A

Fish and wildlife – recreational saltwater fishing license

1/05/10

107

S 0970

Military affairs – creation of statewide interoperable communications system

07/13/09

274

S 0971

North Kingstown – Town of – Gilbert Stuart Memorial Inc. – tax exemption

11/13/09

272

S 0973

Charlestown – Town of – Fire District – charter amendment

11/13/09

308

S 0976

Alcoholic beverages – class B license – Weekapaug Inn

11/13/09

283

S 0985

Lincoln Town of – Saylesville Fire District – amend act of incorporation

11/13/09

276

S 0986

North Kingstown – Town of – Cocumcussoc Association – tax exemption

11/13/09

172

S 0991

Health and Safety – hospitals – patients of medical staff to be evaluated and educated

07/16/09

319

S 0998

Community College of R.I. Foundation – amend charter

11/13/09

171

S 0999

Central Falls – City of – issue bonds to finance renovation of public school buildings and facilities 

07/16/09

265

S 1000

Cities and Towns – district management authorities

11/13/09

267

S 1001

Towns and Cities – historic district commission – Newport

11/13/09

376

S 1002A

Property – mortgage foreclosure – notice availability of counseling

1/05/10

205

S 1008

State affairs and government –

Newport County Convention and Visitors Bureau

11/09/09

256

S 1014

Narragansett – Town of – bonds finance acquisition of real estate

11/13/09

306

S 1016

Courts and civil procedure – probate court – Newport – disqualification or inability of judge

11/13/09

354

S 1024

Public Property and Works – state purchases – contractors’ bonds – waiver

11/13/09

278

S 1028

Burrillville -Town of – hawkers and peddlers licenses

11/13/09

253

S 1029

Burrillville – Town of – Mapleville Number 4 Fire District – amend incorporation act

11/13/09

270

S 1043

Taxation – Cranston – City of – tax rate – freezing

11/13/09

203

S 1052

Education – R.I. Bachelors Degree in Three Act

11/09/09

238

S 1053

Health and Safety – donating

blood – minors

11/09/09

377

S 1054

Labor relations – temporary employees – employment agencies – required notice

1/05/10

220

S 1059

Labor – minors – adult entertainment

11/09/09

218

S 1060

State affairs and government –video lottery income – Lincoln and Newport

11/09/09

271

S 1065

Taxation – Exeter – Town of – new real estate construction

11/13/09

217

S 1066

Public Utilities and Carriers -  renewable energy contracts

11/09/09

252

S 1069

South Kingstown – Town of – bonds – improvements to schools

11/13/09

215

S 1071

Food and Drugs – possession of

Dextromethorphan

11/09/09

053

S 111Aaa

Public Utilities and Carriers – creating long term contracting standards for the development of renewable energy

06/26/09

052

S 390A

Insurance – contracts between dental insurance companies and dentists

06/26/09

193

S 456A

Motor vehicles – New England Patriots Charitable Foundation plates

11/04/09

186

S 596Baa

Criminal offenses – definition –prostitution

11/03/09

192

S 605B

Criminal offenses – trafficking of persons

11/04/09

039

S 704A

South Kingstown – Union Fire District – amendment to act of incorporation

06/19/09


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