THE OFFICIAL 2014 PUBLIC LAWS LIST

LAW REVISION OFFICE

The Honorable Nicholas A. Mattiello

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 2014 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

018

H7008A

Alcoholic beverages – retail licenses

04/09/14

182

H7021Aaa

Criminal Offenses – sale – under eighteen – prohibit – electronic nicotine delivery systems

06/30/14

278

H7026

Education – teachers – notification – dismissal, suspension or lay-off

07/01/14

120

H7027A

Motor vehicles – weight restriction – area surrounding North Smithfield town hall

06/16/14

183

H7031B

Insurance – life – unclaimed benefits

06/30/14

507

H7032

Providence – city of – grant liquor license – property located on assessor’s plat 43, lot 211

07/08/14

184

H7033Aaa

Health and Safety – food recycling – divert – composting facilities

06/30/14

004

H7050

State affairs and government – Rhode Island Commerce Corporation

02/13/14

185

H7054aa

Elections – political party or action committee – reports – board of canvassers

06/30/14

008

H7059A

State affairs and government – Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation

03/25/14

001

H7060

Motor vehicles – gasoline –retail sale

01/16/14

186

H7066A

Taxation – motor vehicles and trailers – appeal period – extend

06/30/14

409

H7075A

Motor Vehicles – dealers manufacturers distributors and leasing companies – licenses – renewal

07/02/14

277

H7091A

Businesses and professions – medical records – release – elderly – abuse

07/01/14

024

H7098

Motor vehicles – vehicle insurance

04/18/14

187

H7110A

Smithfield – town of – registration certificate requirement

06/30/14

077

H7112

Motor Vehicles – Commercial driver’s license – tank endorsement

06/09/14

276

H7114

Days of Special Observance – R.I. Patriot Guard Riders Day

07/01/14

275

H7120A

DEM - Agriculture – division of - chief of division -

07/01/14

508

H7123Aaa

Businesses and Professions – physicians – Lyme disease testing

07/08/14

188

H7124B

Education – social media policy

06/30/14

044

H7125A

Motor vehicles – proof of financial responsibility – paper or electronic format

05/27/14

274

H7126

Towns and Cities – background checks municipal recreation departments

07/01/14

189

H7131A

Health and Safety – registration of music therapists

06/30/14

145

H7133Aaa

State appropriations for support for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 and various amendments to the general laws for implementation of budget provisions.

 

*click on links to each individual budget article

 

Article 1 Relating to Making Appropriations For The Support of FY 2015

 

Article 2 Relating to State Aid

 

Article 3 Relating to Restricted Receipt Accounts

 

Article 4 Relating to Debt Management Act Joint Resolutions

 

Article 5 Relating to Capital Development Program

 

Article 6 Relating to Resource Recovery Program

 

Article 7 Relating to Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act

 

Article 8 Relating to Underground Economy and Employee Misclassification Act

 

Article 9 Relating to Government Reform

 

Article 10 Relating to Making Revised Appropriations in Support of FY 2014

 

Article 11 Relating to Employment

 

Article 12 Relating to Revenues

 

Article 13 Relating to State Lottery

 

Article 14 Relating to Government Reorganization

 

Article 15 Relating to Health and Human Services

 

Article 16 Relating to Health Care

 

Article 17 Relating to Hospital Uncompensated Care

 

Article 18 Relating to Medical Assistance

 

Article 19 Relating to Medical Assistance Recoveries

 

Article 20 Relating to Board of Education

 

Article 21 Relating to Transportation

 

Article 22 Relating to Education

 

Article 23 Relating to Effective Date

 

06/19/14

190

H7137A

Businesses and Professions – board of medical licensure – out of state physicians

06/30/14

509

H7138A

State Affairs and Government – quasi-public corporations – standards of accountability

07/08/14

510

H7156

Motor Vehicles – commercial vehicles – veterans’ plates

07/08/14

045

H7157

Health and Safety – children’s jewelry

05/27/14

144

H7164A

Insurance – alcoholic beverages – retail licenses – North Providence

06/18/14

071

H7191

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – add substances to schedule 1

06/03/14

273

H7194A

Labor and Labor Relations – minimum wage – increase

07/01/14

076

H7196

West Greenwich – town of – charter amendments – ratify

06/04/14

006

H7200A

West Warwick – town of - bonds

03/14/14

174

H7210

Portsmouth – town of – enterprise zone – add

06/23/14

408

H7219A

Education – contract employees – background checks

07/02/14

272

H7227A

Property – foreclosure – notice

07/01/14

407

H7228A

Probate Practice and Procedure – notice of hearings - newspaper in county where hearing to be held

07/02/14

046

H7231

Barrington – town of – authority – sell abandoned highway – abutting property owner

05/27/14

511

H7233A

Corporations – articles of dissolution

07/08/14

406

H7234

Agriculture and Forestry – farm enterprises – definition – preservation of agricultural operations

07/02/14

405

H7242

Human Services – cash assistance – adult education work readiness

07/02/14

191

H7244A

Public Finance – state funds – restricted receipt accounts

0630/14

034

H7259B

Courts – administration – electronic payments – processing

05/16/14

078

H7260

Workers Compensation – permit electronic filing

06/09/14

035

H7268

Criminal Procedure – custodial interrogations – electronic recording

05/16/14

032

H7281

Taxation – cooperative housing corporation

05/02/14

025

H7283

Corporations – corporations, associations, and partnerships

04/18/14

404

H7292

Education – courses of study – prevent abduction , abuse and sexual exploitation

07/02/14

271

H7294

Woonsocket – city of – homestead exemption – elderly

07/01/14

192

H7304Aaa

Criminal Procedure – DNA samples – collection – persons arrested for crime of violence

06/30/14

079

H7306

Courts and Civil Procedure – language interpreters – limited English proficient – definition

06/09/14

403

H7309

Motor Vehicles – foreign registered vehicles – notice to tax assessor

07/02/14

162

H7319A

Businesses and Professions – propane gas – sale of – standards

06/23/14

270

H7331

Criminal Procedure – exploitation of elder – statute of limitations

07/01/14

047

H7341A

Health and Safety – “Dense Breast Notification and Education Act”

05/27/14

009

H7345aa

Towns and Cities – indebtedness

03/26/14

268

H7360A

Public Officers and Employees – retired – return to work – part time basis

07/01/14

402

H7361A

State Affairs and Government – aging in community subcommittee

07/02/14

401

H7367A

Education – concussions – nurses – training

07/02/14

267

H7368Baa

Health and Safety – access to medical technology innovation

07/01/14

163

H7370A

Businesses and Professions – maxillofacial surgery assistants – license and regulate

06/23/14

512

H7375A

Domestic Relations – solemnization of marriages – administrator of Johnston municipal court

07/08/14

164

H7378

Criminal Offenses – sexual assault – contact – element of surprise

06/23/14

266

H7389A

Military Affairs – resident disabled veterans – waiver - tuition

07/01/14

265

H7391

Businesses and Profession – plumbers – violations – fines

07/01/14

400

H7392Aaa

Public Property and Works – construction manager at-risk services

07/02/14

264

H7406

Motor Vehicles – rental vehicles – salvage title

07/01/14

399

H7413

Criminal Procedure – criminal records check – long term facility

07/02/14

180

H7446A

State Affairs and Government – calamari – official state appetizer

06/27/14

513

H7449A

Property – landlord and tenant – mortgage foreclosed property – eviction

07/08/14

121

H7453

Secretary of State – powers – correction -  lobbying 

06/16/14

263

H7457aa

Criminal Procedure – criminal street gang activity

07/01/14

093`

H7474A

Businesses and Professions – real estate brokers and salespersons – compliance with federal law

06/10/14

122

H7475

Insurance – R.I. Fraternal Code – exemptions – remove

06/16/14

262

H7496A

Animals – cruelty – confinement in car

07/01/14

261

H7500A

Animals – cruelty – financial responsibility

07/01/14

398

H7510A

Probate Practice and Procedure – notice requirements – amend and eliminate

07/02/14

260

H7511

Probate Practice and Procedure – rules of descent

07/01/14

193

H7515A

Health and Safety – birth records – technical amendments

06/30/14

072

H7516

Motor Vehicles – registration – farm vehicles

06/03/14

123

H7520A

State Affairs and Government – administrative procedures – economic impact statements

06/16/14

080

H7526

Health and Safety – Utilization Review Act – sunset provision – remove

06/09/14

397

H7528Aaa

Motor Vehicles –dealers - fees charged – manufacturers

07/02/14

194

H7529Aaa

Businesses and Professions – underground utility contractors registration board – increase membership

06/30/14

259

H7533A

Public Finance – reviews – government computer systems

07/01/14

396

H7535A

Insurance – casualty – coverage reduction, elimination or increased deductibles – notice

07/02/14

036

H7541aa

Motor vehicles – self-insurance – determination

05/16/14

411

H7542A

Health and safety – contract between insurer and eye care service provider – coverage

07/03/14

195

H7544B

Insurance – claims adjusters – separate licenses

06/30/14

124

H7545

State Affairs and Government – Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Council – composition – change

06/16/14

258

H7546

Fish and Wildlife – licensing fees – use

07/01/14

026

H7550

Bonds – North Kingstown – sewerage and sewer systems

04/18/14

027

H7551

Bonds – North Kingstown – sewerage and sewer systems

04/18/14

412

H7564A

Education – high school equivalency tests

07/03/14

016

H7569aa

Highways – Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

04/09/14

165

H7571

Narragansett – town of – bonds

06/23/14

048

H7574A

Controlled substances – prescription drug data base – consult – authorized designee

05/27/14

514

H7576A

Health and Safety – acquisition of epinephrine auto-injectors

07/08/14

073

H7579A

Food and Drugs – inter-agency food and nutrition policy advisory council - membership

06/03/14

049

H7597A

Motor vehicles – conditions requiring reduced speed – highway maintenance equipment

05/27/14

059

H7598

Motor vehicles – registration plates – sheriff’s department – eliminate limit

05/29/14

081

H7599

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – mandatory sentences – certain synthetic drugs

06/09/14

074

H7600

Museum property – definition – exclude property of agency or public body

06/03/14

082

H7602

State Affairs and Government – public safety grants – administration

06/09/14

515

H7610A

Food and Drugs – changes to medical marijuana act

07/08/14

166

H7619A

Criminal Offenses – larceny – farm products

06/23/14

075

H7620

Criminal offenses – proceeds derived from pandering or permitting prostitution – seizure

06/03/14

413

H7624

Labor and Labor Relations – penalties – failure to pay wages

07/03/14

395

H7632Aaa

Towns and Cities – zoning – affordable housing

07/02/14

010

H7633A

Labor and labor relations – municipal employees arbitration

04/04/14

037

H7636

Veterans’ affairs – strategic plan advisory committee – add – adjutant general

05/16/14

125

H7648A

Financial Institutions – banking laws – remove antiquated provisions

06/16/14

196

H7651A

Sports Racing and Athletics – mixed martial arts – regulatory duties – transfer

06/30/14

126

H7654

State Affairs and Government – director of Coastal Resources Management Council – add to state planning council

06/16/14

414

H7663

Public Property and Works – habilitation facility - ratio – severely disabled employees – reduce

07/03/14

197

H7676A

Businesses and Professions – unlawful sale of spectacles

06/30/14

060

H7678Aaa

Health and Safety – assisted living – posting of information

05/29/14

257

H7681

Motor Vehicles – commercial – hand-held mobile devices

07/01/14

256

H7683A

Motor Vehicles – wireless communication devices – prohibit while driving

07/01/14

255

H7685A

Motor vehicles – mobile homes – abandoned – removal

07/01/14

415

H7696A

State Affairs and Government – human resource investment council – expand career pathways

07/03/14

198

H7700B

Towns and Cities – zoning ordinances – appeals – decisions

06/30/14

127

H7703

State Affairs and Government – administrative procedures – review and refiling of rules

06/16/14

199

H7713

Episcopal Diocese of R.I. – property – ownership – remove financial limit

06/30/14

128

H7714A

Public Utilities – excavation near underground utility facilities

06/16/14

094

H7715A

Insurance – life – technical changes – standard valuation and non-forfeiture

06/10/14

200

H7727Aaa

Public Utilities – renewable energy – financing program

06/30/14

516

H7753

Health and Safety – ambulance service coordinating advisory board – membership - increase

07/08/14

167

H7761

Motor Vehicles – cell phone use by minor – fines – increase

06/23/14

168

H7762A

Taxation – cigarettes - sale – penalties – violations

06/23/14

050

H7763

Capitol Police Officers – powers

05/27/14

506

H7764Aaa

Criminal Offenses – child safe zones

07/09/14

416

H7766A

Criminal Offenses – disseminate - indecent materials to children

07/03/14

253

H7771A

Richmond – town of – registration of businesses

07/01/14

394

H7776A

Central Falls – city of – funds – pay retirees

07/02/14

517

H7778A

Fish and Wildlife – permits – study or management of wildlife

07/08/14

061

H7786

Public Utilities – renewable energy contracts – approval

05/29/14

201

H7790A

Insurance – accident and sickness – definition – healthcare provider

06/30/14

393

H7792A

Insurance – title – closing or settlement protection

07/02/14

417

H7793A

Businesses and Professions – sign renovation electrical license

07/03/14

418

H7800A

State Affairs and Government – Quonset Development Corporation – storm-water management and conveyance system

07/15/14

169

H7813

Smithfield – town of – bonds – police station

06/23/14

419

H7839

Fish and Wildlife – conservation officers – enforcement powers – lands cooperatively managed

07/03/14

083

H7843

Criminal Procedure – domestic violence – notice to victim

06/09/14

518

H7844

Criminal Procedure – probation and parole - modify conditions

07/08/14

202

H7845A

Criminal Offenses – computer crime

06/30/14

170

H7863

Health and Safety – schools – fire drill requirements – neglect – penalty

06/23/14

254

H7866A

Property – leased land – compensation  - homeowners

07/01/14

519

H7903A

Insurance – coverage – prescribed food – patients of all ages

07/08/14

392

H7904A

State Affairs and Government – climate change coordinating council advisory board

07/02/14

420

H7914

Health and Safety – establish rules – licensing - lactation consultants

07/03/14

421

H7927A

Labor and labor Relations – military service – workplace and classroom training – skilled trades

07/03/14

203

H7929aa

Labor and Labor Relations – employment security – credit amount and credit week – definition – amend

06/30/14

252

H7932

Public Utilities and Carriers – taxicabs – taximeters

07/01/14

204

H7936A

Health and Safety –utilization review act – report to general assembly

06/30/14

422

H7937

Businesses and Professions – optometrists – prescribe hydrocodone containing medications

07/03/14

423

H7939A

Behavioral Healthcare – relief from firearms prohibitions

07/03/14

391

H7940A

Criminal Offenses – prohibition – possessing firearms – remove term habitual drunkard

07/02/14

129

H7943

Towns and Cities – council member – election – budget commission

06/16/14

033

H7944Aaa

Towns and cities – budget commissions

05/02/14

021

H7964

Public property and works – payment of debts by contractors

04/17/14

520

H7971A

Motor Vehicles – fuel distributors – exemption for bond for taxes

07/08/14

475

H7974

North Providence – town of – charter amend – revolving door

07/04/14

552

H7975A

North Providence – charter amend – council – public meetings

07/10/14

521

H7978

Insurance – title producer – redact privileged materials

07/08/14

553

H7985

North Providence – town of – charter – amend – purchasing board

07/04/14

171

H7988A

Alcoholic Beverages – retail license – lock-in events

06/23/14

424

H7991A

Public Utilities and Carriers – Affordable Clean Energy Security Act

07/03/14

522

H7997A

Financial Institutions – debt collectors – license requirement

07/08/14

390

H8004A

Motor Vehicles – plates – electric powered vehicles

07/02/14

251

H8006aa

Courts and Civil Procedure – judicial selection

07/01/14

523

H8007A

State Affairs and Government – small business minority lending program

07/08/14

524

H8010A

Public Utilities and Carriers – net metering – definition – public entities

07/08/14

389

H8011A

Motor Vehicles – year of manufacture plates

07/02/14

525

H8015

Criminal Offenses – Providence fire department arson investigators – carry fire arms

07/08/14

388

H8018

Taxation – exemption – Comprehensive Community Action Program, Inc.

07/02/14

250

H8032A

Motor vehicles – automatic traffic violation monitoring systems

07/01/14

526

H8035A

Towns and Cities – municipal employees – revocation or reduction of pensions

07/08/14

425

H8037aa

Towns and Cities – firefighters – national criminal background check

07/03/14

527

H8038

Coventry – town of – lien for taxes on mobile or manufactured homes

07/08/14

130

H8042A

Insurance – coverage – mental illness and standard use disorders

06/16/14

131

H8043

Narragansett – town of – bonds – improvements – athletic complex

06/16/14

038

H8050

Courts – judges – retirement

05/16/14

279

H8072A

Elections – straight party voting – eliminate

07/01/14

249

H8081

Cranston – city of – bonds -  playgrounds and athletic fields

07/01/14

132

H8082

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – renovation – public recreation facilities

06/16/14

133

H8083

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – construction – sewer and sanitation system

06/16/14

248

H8087

Cranston – city of – bonds – public library

07/01/14

134

H8090

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – improvements – schools

06/16/14

135

H8091

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – construction – streets and sidewalks

06/16/14

136

H8092

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – reconstruction of bridges

06/16/14

205

H8093aa

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – renovation – public buildings

06/30/14

137

H8094

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – construction – streets and sidewalks

06/16/14

138

H8095

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – improvement – traffic control devices

06/16/14

247

H8096

Courts and Civil Procedure – seals – facsimile signatures

07/01/14

528

H8104A

Statutes and Statutory Construction – technical changes

07/08/14

246

H8107

Cranston – city of – bonds – schools

07/01/14

387

H8117A

Health and Safety – refuse removal – definition – construction and demolition debris processing facility

07/02/14

386

H8118

Motor Vehicles – plates – Boston Bruins Foundation

07/02/14

139

H8123

State Affairs and Government – commission on disabilities – size – reduce

06/16/14

385

H8126

Probate Practice and Procedure – estates – reopen – newly discovered assets

07/02/14

529

H8129

Courts and Civil Procedure – prohibit attachment of real estate line of credit from casino issued lines of credit

07/08/14

530

H8132

Bristol – town of – taxes – statistical update – extend one year

07/01/14

206

H8134

Exeter Fire District – charter – amendment

06/30/14

426

H8139

Businesses and Professions – hairdressers, barbers, cosmeticians, manicurists and estheticians – licensed shop

07/03/14

531

H8140A

Health and Safety – ambulatory care facilities – operate at other locations

07/08/14

532

H8142

Food and Drugs – regulations – electronic transmission – prescriptions for controlled substances

07/08/14

245

H8151aa

Retirement system – employment post retirement – receipt of benefits

07/01/14

427

H8153A

North Smithfield – town of – partial abatement – Rankin Estates development

07/03/14

428

H8158A

Health and Safety – lead poisoning prevention – licensing

07/03/14

534

H8165

North Providence – town of – liquor license – property located on Plat 22A, Lot 336

07/08/14

244

H8167

South Kingstown – town of – bonds – schools

07/01/14

243

H8168

South Kingstown – town of – bonds – recreation center

07/01/14

533

H8170aa

State Affairs and Government – twin River gaming facility – extension of credit`

07/08/14

535

H8171

Alcoholic Beverages – retail licenses – Class B-C – create

07/08/14

536

H8172

Military Affairs –military facility protection program

07/08/14

537

H8174

General Assembly – buildings – rename – John Wrenn building

07/08/14

429

H8176

State Affairs and Government – Housing Resources Commission – additional member

07/03/14

430

H8177

Public Works and Property – littering – fines – increase

07/03/14

147

H8179A

State Affairs and Government – Criminal Justice Oversight Committee – add members

06/19/14

172

H8182

Public Buildings – POW/MIA chair of honor – display – state house

06/23/14

140

H8183

Holidays – Blue Star Parents Day

06/16/14

173

H8191

Alcoholic Beverages – Bristol – exemption – provisions of class B liquor license

06/23/14

384

H8192

Coventry – town of – bonds – refuse and recycling

07/02/14

141

H8200A

Businesses and Professions – licensing rules – renewable energy installations

06/16/14

142

H8202

East Greenwich – town of – bonds – improvements – roads sidewalks and drainage facilities

06/16/14

383

H8203

Motor Vehicles – plates – Olympic medal winners

07/02/14

410

H8204Aaa

Education – trustees – career and technical education

07/04/14

242

H8206

Labor and Labor Relations – employment security fund – new employers – rate

07/01/14

431

H8219A

Education – full day kindergarten programs

07/03/14

538

H8221

Health and Safety – R.I. Lupus Education and Awareness Plan

07/08/14

241

H8233

North Smithfield – town of – bonds – school buildings

07/01/14

240

H8234

North Smithfield – town of – bonds – public buildings

07/01/14

239

H8235

North Smithfield – town of – bonds – road infrastructure

07/01/14

238

H8236

Bristol  and Warren – towns of -  regional school district

07/01/14

539

H8246

Taxation – theatrical productions – tax credits

07/08/14

237

H8247

Coventry – town of – bonds – parks and recreation facilities

07/01/14

236

H8248

Coventry – town of – bonds – police station

07/01/14

432

H8250

Scituate – town of – tax classification

07/03/14

235

H8251

Coventry – town of – bonds – emergency generator

07/01/14

234

H8252

Coventry town of – bonds – streets, sidewalks and bridges

07/01/14

382

H8253

General Assembly – Honorable Raymond M. Durfee Bridge

07/02/14

540

H8254

Taxation – exemption – Pawtucket Youth Soccer Association

07/08/14

233

H8261

Smithfield – town of – bonds – school facilities

07/01/14

381

H8263A

Education – board of – membership – expand

07/02/14

232

H8264aa

Motor Vehicles – traffic offenses – adjudication

07/01/14

433

H8266A

State Affairs and Government – state work immersion program

07/03/14

541

H8277

Warren – town of – revaluation – next date of

07/08/14

434

H8278

Bristol  county – water authority – establish

07/03/14

380

H8279

Public Property and Works – litter control – fines – thirty percent to law enforcement

07/02/14

231

H8282aa

Labor and Labor Relations – workers compensation – advisory council

07/01/14

435

H8284

Food and Drugs – food business – operation – renewal registration

07/03/14

542

H8287

Taxation – exemption – Station Fire Memorial Foundation

07/08/14

476

H8291A

Towns and Cities – budget commissions

07/04/14

379

H8292

Towns and Cities – taxation – for profit- hospitals

07/02/14

543

H8293A

Property – mortgage foreclosure – mediation

07/08/14

436

H8294Aaa

State Affairs and Government – referendum – casino gaming – Newport Grand

07/03/14

378

H8295A

Motor Vehicles – mobile homes – governing powers – boards or commissions

07/02/14

230

H8296

Motor vehicles – offenses – magistrates

07/01/14

377

H8303

Newport – city of – bonds – schools, recreation, library

07/02/14

544

H8306

Woonsocket – city of – tax amnesty

07/08/14

437

H8313aa

Human Services – youth pregnancy and at risk prevention services program

07/03/14

545

H8317

Middletown – town of – employees – defined contribution plan 

07/08/14

229

H8323

Health and Safety – tents – licensing

07/01/14

546

H8325

Criminal Offenses – knockout assault

07/08/14

438

H8327

Education – student performance – professional development opportunities

07/03/14

547

H8328

Motor Vehicles – antique cars and motorcycles – definition

07/08/14

228

H8334

Cumberland – town of – bonds – public safety complex

07/01/14

227

H8336

Cumberland – town of – bonds – infrastructure – repair

07/01/14

549

H8342

Providence Public Building Authority – bonds – schools

07/08/14

548

H8343

Healthcare Services Funding Plan Act – contribution enrollee – definition

07/08/14

226

H8347

Businesses and Professions – funeral arrangements – authority

07/01/14

376

H8349

Health and Safety – hospitals – list of average charges – provide to department of health

07/02/14

375

H8350

Health and Safety – building code – fees – re-inspection

07/02/14

225

H8351

Warwick – city of – veterans’ exemption – increase

07/01/14

439

H8354

General Assembly – Lieutenant Matthew Coutu Memorial Bridge

07/03/14

337

H8363aa

Education – R.I. Board of Education Act

07/03/14

440

H8368

State Affairs and Government – advisory committee – office of child advocate

07/03/14

550

H8369

Probate Court - appeal to superior court

07/08/14

224

H8370

Elections – statewide referenda – ballot – preparation

07/01/14

551

H8371

Labor and labor Relations – Human Resource Investment Council – substitute with Governor’s Workforce Board R.I.

07/08/14

003

S2008

State affairs and government – Rhode Island Commerce Corporation

02/13/14

007

S2011

State affairs and government – Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation

03/25/14

335

S2014

Education – teachers – notification – dismissal, suspension or lay-off

07/01/14

334

S2024

Woonsocket – city of – homestead exemption – elderly

07/01/14

002

S2046

Motor vehicles – gasoline –retail sale

01/16/14

051

S2055A

Motor vehicles – proof of financial responsibility – paper or electronic format

05/27/14

373

S2058

Education – courses of study – prevent abduction , abuse and sexual exploitation

07/02/14

336

S2059Aaa

Education – R.I. Board of Education Act

07/03/14

372

S2086A

Towns and Cities – zoning – affordable housing

07/02/14

280

S2091A

Elections – straight party voting – eliminate

07/01/14

333

S2094A

Businesses and professions – medical records – release – elderly – abuse

07/01/14

207

S2095Aaa

Education – social media policy

06/30/14

176

S2101B

Criminal Procedure – DNA samples – collection – persons arrested for crime of violence

06/24/14

332

S2104

Towns and Cities – background checks municipal recreation departments

07/01/14

011

S2106

Labor and labor relations – municipal employees arbitration

04/09/14

012

S2107

Labor and labor relations – municipal police arbitration

04/09/14

013

S2108

Labor and labor relations – firefighters’ arbitration

04/09/14

017

S2116A

Alcoholic beverages – retail licenses

04/09/14

371

S2120A

Motor Vehicles – plates – electric powered vehicles

07/02/14

005

S2126A

West Warwick – town of - bonds

03/14/14

331

S2137A

DEM - Agriculture – division of - chief of division 

07/01/14

330

S2142

Warwick – city of – veterans’ exemption – increase

07/01/14

208

S2148B

Taxation – motor vehicles and trailers – appeal period – extend

06/30/14

052

S2150

Barrington – town of – authority – sell abandoned highway – abutting property owner

05/27/14

065

S2151

West Greenwich – town of – charter amendments – ratify

06/03/14

329

S2164

Days of Special Observance – R.I. Patriot Guard Riders Day

07/01/14

370

S2181A

Education – concussions – nurses – training

07/02/14

441

S2182A

Education – high school equivalency tests

07/03/14

369

S2183aa

Education – board of – membership – expand

07/02/14

368

S2187

Public Property and Works – litter control – fines – thirty percent to law enforcement

07/02/14

148

S2199

Narragansett – town of – bonds

06/23/14

367

S2215A

State Affairs and Government – aging in community subcommittee

07/02/14

177

S2216B

Public Finance – restricted receipt accounts – exemption – indirect cost recovery

06/24/14

366

S2222A

Health and Safety – hospitals – list of average charges – provide to department of health

07/02/14

328

S2228A

Health and Safety – tents – licensing

07/01/14

327

S2229A

Richmond – town of – registration of businesses

07/01/14

326

S2231A

Motor Vehicle Offenses – driving under the influence – ignition interlock system

07/01/14

149

S2235aa

Elections – political parties and action committees – reporting

06/23/14

365

S2238aa

Probate Practice and Procedure – notice of hearings - newspaper in county where hearing to be held

07/02/14

364

S2240

Motor Vehicles – foreign registered vehicles – notice to tax assessor

07/02/14

014

S2246A

Labor and labor relations – certified school teachers’ arbitration

04/09/14

325

S2249A

Labor and Labor Relations – minimum wage – increase

07/01/14

084

S2253Aaa

Motor Vehicles – Commercial driver’s license – tank endorsement

06/09/14

058

S2254aa

North Providence – town of – alcoholic beverages – license – insurance requirement

05/30/14

150

S2264aa

Businesses and Professions – propane gas – sale of – standards

06/23/14

324

S2272aa

Property – foreclosure – notice

07/01/14

053

S2278

Health and Safety – children’s jewelry

05/27/14

555

S2280

Health and Safety – building code – fees – re-inspection

08/28/14

323

S2287A

Businesses and Professions – funeral arrangements – authority

07/01/14

322

S2288A

Public Officers and Employees – retired – return to work – part time basis

07/01/14

442

S2291

General Assembly – Lieutenant Matthew Coutu Memorial Bridge

07/03/14

363

S2292

Motor Vehicles – plates – Olympic medal winners

07/02/14

362

S2298A

Towns and Cities – taxation – for profit- hospitals

07/02/14

361

S2307A

Insurance – casualty – coverage reduction, elimination or increased deductibles – notice

07/02/14

209

S2308A

Insurance – life – unclaimed benefits

06/30/14

321

S2311aa

Animals – cruelty – financial responsibility

07/01/14

320

S2312A

Animals – cruelty – confinement in car

07/01/14

210

S2315Aaa

Health and Safety – food recycling – divert – composting facilities

06/30/14

030

S2316

Taxation – cooperative housing corporation

05/02/14

360

S2319

Agriculture and Forestry – farm enterprises – definition – preservation of agricultural operations

07/02/14

359

S2326

Newport – city of – cruise ship fees – increase

07/02/14

358

S2332Aaa

Central Falls – city of – retirees – settlement agreement – funds

07/02/14

175

S2343

Portsmouth – town of – enterprise zone – add

06/23/14

357

S2344A

Public Property and Works – construction manager at-risk services

07/02/14

095

S2347Aaa

Businesses and Professions – maxillofacial surgery assistants – licensing and regulation

06/16/14

211

S2357A

Health and Safety – registration of music therapists

06/30/14

178

S2359B

Health and Safety –utilization review act – report to general assembly

06/24/14

096

S2360

Motor vehicles – weight restriction – area surrounding North Smithfield town hall

06/16/14

374

S2365A

Education – contract employees – background checks

07/02/14

151

S2380A

Taxation – cigarettes - sale – penalties – violations

06/23/14

212

S2391Aaa

Businesses and Professions – underground utility contractors registration board – increase membership

06/30/14

152

S2396A

Military Affairs – resident disabled veterans – waiver - tuition

06/23/14

181

S2398A

State Affairs and Government – calamari – official state appetizer

06/27/14

019

S2399Aaa

Towns and cities – indebtedness

04/11/14

179

S2407Aaa

Labor and Labor Relations – employment security – credit amount and credit week – definition – amend

06/24/14

319

S2410

Businesses and Profession – plumbers – violations – fines

07/01/14

356

S2419

Motor Vehicles – dealers manufacturers distributors and leasing companies – licenses – renewal

07/02/14

039

S2423

Veterans’ affairs – strategic plan advisory committee – add – adjutant general

05/16/14

066

S2426

Motor Vehicles – registration – farm vehicles

06/03/14

062

S2427

Motor vehicles – registration plates – sheriff’s department – eliminate limit

05/29/14

477

S2439Aaa

Public Utilities and Carriers – Affordable Clean Energy Security Act

07/08/14

063

S2440

Public Utilities – renewable energy contracts – approval

05/29/14

355

S2441A

Health and Safety – refuse removal – definition – construction and demolition debris processing facility

07/02/14

040

S2443

Corporations – nonprofit – position of authorized representative

05/16/14

028

S2444

Motor vehicles – vehicle insurance

04/18/14

029

S2446

Motor vehicles – self insurance

04/18/14

354

S2447aa

Insurance – title – closing or settlement protection

07/02/14

353

S2449A

Motor Vehicles –dealers - fees charged – manufacturers

07/02/14

097

S2450A

Public Utilities – excavation near underground utility facilities

06/16/14

098

S2457

State Affairs and Government – administrative procedures – review and refiling of rules

06/16/14

318

S2464

Fish and Wildlife – licensing fees – use

07/01/14

317

S2469A

Public Finance – reviews – government computer systems

07/01/14

352

S2476

Human Services – cash assistance – adult education work readiness

07/02/14

022

S2478

Bonds – North Kingstown – sewerage and sewer systems

04/16/14

099

S2480A

State Affairs and Government – administrative procedures – economic impact statements

06/16/14

478

S2486A

Human Services – low income children – benefits

07/08/14

023

S2487

Bonds – North Kingstown – sewerage and sewer systems

04/16/14

041

S2488A

Courts – judges – retirement

05/16/14

479

S2495A

State Affairs and Government – small business minority lending program

07/08/14

085

S2502

Health and Safety – Utilization Review Act – sunset provision – remove

06/09/14

269

S2505A

Insurance – coverage – prescribed food – patients of all ages

07/15/14

064

S2506Aaa

Health and Safety – assisted living – posting of information

05/29/14

213

S2513A

Businesses and Professions – board of medical licensure – out of state physicians

06/30/14

443

S2516A

Health and safety – contract between insurer and eye care service provider – coverage

07/03/14

444

S2519

Health and Safety – establish rules – licensing - lactation consultants

07/03/14

054

S2522Aaa

Health and Safety – “Dense Breast Notification and Education Act”

05/27/14

055

S2523A

Controlled substances – prescription drug data base – consult – authorized designee

05/27/14

100

S2525

State Affairs and Government – commission on disabilities – size – reduce

06/16/14

316

S2526Aaa

Health and Safety – access to medical technology innovation

07/01/14

214

S2536A

Insurance – accident and sickness – definition – healthcare provider

06/30/14

445

S2539A

Labor and labor Relations – military service – workplace and classroom training – skilled trades

07/03/14

480

S2540

Health and Safety – ambulance service coordinating advisory board – membership – increase

07/08/14

086

S2542

Criminal Procedure – domestic violence – notice to victim

06/09/14

087

S2543

Workers Compensation – permit electronic filing

06/09/14

042

S2546aa

Courts – administration – electronic payments – processing

05/16/14

351

S2547aa

Probate Practice and Procedure – notice requirements – amend and eliminate

07/02/14

088

S2549

Courts and Civil Procedure – language interpreters – limited English proficient – definition

06/09/14

101

S2553

State Affairs and Government – director of Coastal Resources Management Council – add to state planning council

06/16/14

350

S2555

Motor Vehicles – plates – Boston Bruins Foundation

07/02/14

481

S2561

Food and Drugs – regulations – electronic transmission – prescriptions for controlled substances

07/08/14

446

S2562

Health and Safety – lead poisoning prevention – licensing

07/03/14

315

S2568

Courts and Civil Procedure – seals – facsimile signatures

07/01/14

314

S2569

Probate Court - appeal to superior court

07/01/14

349

S2575A

Motor Vehicles – mobile homes – governing powers – boards or commissions

07/02/14

067

S2578A

Food and Drugs – inter-agency food and nutrition policy advisory council - membership

06/03/14

482

S2585Aaa

State Affairs and Government – quasi-public corporations – standards of accountability

07/08/14

554

S2586

Criminal Procedure – probation and parole – modify conditions

07/15/14

102

S2590

Secretary of State – powers – correction -  lobbying 

06/16/14

313

S2591A

Motor Vehicles – wireless communication devices – prohibit while driving

07/01/14

146

S2592aa

State Affairs and Government – Criminal Justice Oversight Committee – add members

06/19/14

056

S2596aa

Motor vehicles – conditions requiring reduced speed – highway maintenance equipment

05/27/14

483

S2598

Criminal Offenses – knockout assault

07/08/14

447

S2606aa

State Affairs and Government – advisory committee – office of child advocate

07/03/14

484

S2609A

Domestic Relations – solemnization of marriages – administrator of Johnston municipal court

07/08/14

448

S2610A

Criminal Offenses – disseminate - indecent materials to children

07/03/14

485

S2613aa

Corporations – articles of dissolution

07/08/14

312

S2621

Probate Practice and Procedure – rules of descent

07/01/14

215

S2624B

Criminal Offenses – computer crime

06/30/14

153

S2629

Health and Safety – schools – fire drill requirements – neglect – penalty

06/23/14

311

S2639aa

Criminal Procedure – criminal street gang activity

07/01/14

154

S2643A

Criminal Offenses – larceny – farm products

06/23/14

310

S2645

Criminal Procedure – exploitation of elder – statute of limitations

07/01/14

348

S2648

Probate Practice and Procedure – estates – reopen – newly discovered assets

07/02/14

068

S2651

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – add substances to schedule 1

06/03/14

347

S2652

Criminal Procedure – criminal records check – long term facility

07/02/14

486

S2659A

Property – landlord and tenant – mortgage foreclosed property – eviction

07/08/14

309

S2662Aaa

Motor vehicles – mobile homes – abandoned – removal

07/01/14

089

S2667

State Affairs and Government – public safety grants – administration

06/09/14

057

S2670

Capitol Police Officers – powers

05/27/14

449

S2673

Labor and Labor Relations – penalties – failure to pay wages

07/03/14

155

S2678

Motor Vehicles – cell phone use by minor – fines – increase

06/23/14

450

S2682A

Businesses and Professions – hairdressers, barbers, cosmeticians, manicurists and estheticians – licensed shop

07/03/14

103

S2686

State Affairs and Government – Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Council – composition – change

06/16/14

143

S2687A

Animal Husbandry – inspectors – diseased animals

06/17/14

216

S2690Aaa

Public Utilities – renewable energy – financing program

06/30/14

104

S2692A

Businesses and Professions – licensing rules – renewable energy installations

06/16/14

015

S2697A

Highways – Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

04/09/14

308

S2699B

Motor vehicles – automatic traffic violation monitoring systems

07/01/14

451

S2702

Public Property and Works – habilitation facility - ratio – severely disabled employees – reduce

07/03/14

217

S2706B

Towns and Cities – zoning ordinances – appeals – decisions

06/30/14

043

S2708

Criminal Procedure – custodial interrogations – electronic recording

05/16/14

307

S2709

Motor Vehicles – commercial – hand-held mobile devices

07/01/14

452

S2712A

Towns and Cities – firefighters – national criminal background check

07/03/14

453

S2721A

Public Works and Property – littering – fines – increase

07/03/14

454

S2730

Motor Vehicles – antique cars and motorcycles – definition

07/03/14

069

S2732

Museum property – definition – exclude property of agency or public body

06/03/14

470

S2738A

Education – teachers – evaluation – frequency

07/10/14

306

S2741

Public Utilities and Carriers – taxicabs – taximeters

07/01/14

156

S2744

Smithfield – town of – bonds

06/23/14

218

S2749A

Smithfield – town of – registration certificate requirement

06/30/14

090

S2754

Food and Drugs – controlled substances – mandatory sentences – certain synthetic drugs

06/09/14

455

S2774A

Behavioral Healthcare – relief from firearms prohibitions

07/03/14

346

S2775

Criminal Offenses – prohibition – possessing firearms – remove term habitual drunkard

07/02/14

031

S2778aa

Towns and cities – budget commissions

05/02/14

091

S2784Aaa

Insurance – life – technical changes – standard valuation and non-forfeiture

06/10/14

092

S2785A

Businesses and Professions – real estate brokers and salespersons – compliance with federal law

06/10/14

105

S2786

Insurance – R.I. Fraternal Code – exemptions – remove

06/16/14

106

S2787A

Financial Institutions – banking laws – remove antiquated provisions

06/16/14

107

S2788Aaa

Insurance – claims adjusters – separate licenses

06/16/14

487

S2789A

Financial Institutions – debt collectors – license requirement

07/08/14

456

S2791A

Education – full day kindergarten programs

07/03/14

108

S2801Aaa

Insurance – coverage – mental illness and standard use disorders

06/16/14

457

S2804

Businesses and Professions – optometrists – prescribe hydrocodone containing medications

07/03/14

471

S2806

North Providence – town of – charter – amend – purchasing board

07/04/14

472

S2807aa

North Providence – charter amend – council – public meetings

07/05/14

488

S2816

Insurance – title producer – redact privileged materials

07/08/14

157

S2817

Criminal Offenses – sexual assault – contact – element of surprise

06/23/14

070

S2820

Criminal offenses – proceeds derived from pandering or permitting prostitution – seizure

06/03/14

305

S2832

Motor Vehicles – rental vehicles – salvage title

07/01/14

158

S2839A

Alcoholic Beverages – retail license – lock-in events

06/23/14

020

S2845

Public property and works – payment of debts by contractors

04/17/14

489

S2862A

Education – school committees – adopt – board of regents approved budget

07/08/14

490

S2869aa

Motor Vehicles – fuel distributors – exemption for bond for taxes

07/08/14

345

S2871Aaa

Taxation – exemption – Comprehensive Community Action Program, Inc.

07/02/14

491

S2884

Probate Practice and Procedure – financial exploitation of elders

07/08/14

473

S2885aa

North Providence – town of – charter amend – revolving door

07/04/14

492

S2899

Criminal Offenses – Providence fire department arson investigators – carry fire arms

07/08/14

493

S2915A

Public Utilities and Carriers – net metering – definition – public entities

07/08/14

458

S2920

Scituate – town of – tax classification

07/03/14

494

S2923

Coventry – town of – lien for taxes on mobile or manufactured homes

07/08/14

495

S2924Aaa

Businesses and Professions – physicians – Lyme disease testing

07/08/14

219

S2925B

Businesses and Professions – unlawful sale of spectacles

06/30/14

344

S2936A

Motor Vehicles – year of manufacture plates

07/02/14

459

S2947

Education – student performance – professional development opportunities

07/03/14

460

S2951

Fish and Wildlife – conservation officers – enforcement powers – lands cooperatively managed

07/03/14

343

S2952A

State Affairs and Government – climate change coordinating council advisory board

07/02/14

496

S2953

Fish and Wildlife – permits – study or management of wildlife

07/08/14

304

S2955A

Bristol  and Warren – towns of -  regional school district

07/01/14

303

S2956

Cranston – city of – bonds -  playgrounds and athletic fields

07/01/14

302

S2957

Cranston – city of – bonds – public library

07/01/14

109

S2958

Narragansett – town of – bonds – improvements – athletic complex

06/16/14

110

S2960

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – improvements – streets and sidewalks

06/16/14

111

S2961

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – improvements – schools

06/16/14

112

S2962

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – construction – streets and sidewalks

06/16/14

113

S2963

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – construction – sewer and sanitation system

06/16/14

220

S2964A

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – renovation – public buildings

06/30/14

114

S2965

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – renovation – public recreation facilities

06/16/14

115

S2966

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – improvement – traffic control devices

06/16/14

116

S2967

Pawtucket – city of – bonds – reconstruction of bridges

06/16/14

342

S2970

Warren – town of – revaluation – next date of

07/02/14

117

S2974

Towns and Cities – council member – election – budget commission

06/16/14

461

S2977

State Affairs and Government – state work immersion program

07/03/14

118

S2978

Holidays – Blue Star Parents Day

06/16/14

159

S2979A

Sports Racing and Athletics – mixed martial arts – regulatory duties – transfer

06/23/14

497

S2982A

Public Officers and Employees – revocation or reduction – municipal employee pensions

07/08/14

498

S2985A

Health and Safety – ambulatory care facilities – operate at other locations

07/08/14

499

S2986

General Assembly – buildings – rename – John J. Wrenn building

07/08/14

500

S2997A

Labor and labor Relations – Human Resource Investment Council – substitute with Governor’s Workforce Board R.I.

07/08/14

462

S2998

State Affairs and Government – human resource investment council – expand career pathways

07/03/14

463

S2999A

North Smithfield – town of – partial abatement – Rankin Estates development

07/03/14

301

S3001

South Kingstown – town of – bonds – schools

07/01/14

300

S3002

South Kingstown – town of – bonds – recreation center

07/01/14

160

S3005

Alcoholic Beverages – Bristol – exemption – provisions of class B liquor license

06/23/14

501

S3012

Alcoholic Beverages – licenses – holders of gaming licenses

07/08/14

502

S3013Aaa

State Affairs and Government – twin River gaming facility – extension of credit`

07/08/14

161

S3015

Public Buildings – POW/MIA chair of honor – display – state house

06/23/14

299

S3023

North Smithfield – town of – bonds – public buildings

07/01/14

298

S3024

North Smithfield – town of – bonds – road infrastructure

07/01/14

297

S3025

North Smithfield – town of – bonds – school buildings

07/01/14

119

S3026

East Greenwich – town of – bonds – improvements – roads sidewalks and drainage facilities

06/16/14

341

S3027

Coventry – town of – bonds – refuse and recycling

07/02/14

296

S3028

Cranston – city of – bonds – public library

07/01/14

221

S3029

Exeter Fire District – charter – amendment

06/30/14

295

S3041

Smithfield – town of – bonds – school facilities

07/01/14

294

S3042

Coventry – town of – bonds – police station

07/01/14

293

S3043

Coventry – town of – bonds – parks and recreation facilities

07/01/14

292

S3044

Coventry town of – bonds – streets, sidewalks and bridges

07/01/14

291

S3045

Coventry – town of – bonds – emergency generator

07/01/14

464

S3048

Bristol  county – water authority – establish

07/03/14

290

S3050aa

Motor Vehicles – traffic offenses – adjudication

07/01/14

340

S3051

General Assembly – Honorable Raymond M. Durfee Bridge

07/02/14

289

S3053Aaa

Labor and Labor Relations – workers compensation – advisory council

07/01/14

288

S3063

Bristol – town of – taxes – statistical update – extend one year

07/01/14

339

S3071

Taxation – exemption – Station Fire Memorial Foundation

07/02/14

222

S3079

Episcopal Diocese of R.I. – property – ownership – remove financial limit

06/30/14

287

S3080

Courts and Civil Procedure – judicial selection

07/01/14

503

S3087

Middletown – town of – employees – defined contribution plan 

07/08/14

504

S3088

Military Affairs –military facility protection program

07/08/14

338

S3089

Newport – city of – bonds – schools, recreation, library

07/02/14

465

S3094

State Affairs and Government – Housing Resources Commission – additional member

07/03/14

223

S3095Aaa

Criminal Offenses – sale – under eighteen – prohibit – electronic nicotine delivery systems

06/30/14

286

S3103

Elections – statewide referenda – ballot – preparation

07/01/14

285

S3104

Cumberland – town of – bonds – public safety complex

07/01/14

284

S3105A

Cumberland – town of – bonds – infrastructure – repair

07/01/14

466

S3112

Businesses and Professions – sign renovation electrical license

07/03/14

283

S3113

Woonsocket – city of – tax amnesty

07/01/14

474

S3115

Towns and Cities – budget commissions

07/04/14

282

S3117

Labor and Labor Relations – employment security fund – new employers – rate

07/01/14

467

S3120

Human Services – youth pregnancy and at risk prevention services program

07/03/14

281

S3126

Property – leased land – compensation  - homeowners

07/01/14

505

S3130

Taxation – theatrical productions – tax credits

07/08/14

468

S3139

State Affairs and Government – Quonset Development Corporation – storm-water management and conveyance system

07/03/14

469

S3140

Food and Drugs – food business – operation – renewal registration

07/03/14


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