THE OFFICIAL 2017 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 2017 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

315

H3217

Days of special observance – Viet Nam Veterans’ Day

09/27/17

032

H5016

Education – assessment – school building safety

06/19/17

461

H5039A

Municipal courts – buildings – receivership

10/11/17

403

H5042

Towns and cities – planning boards and commissions – training – flood plains

10/05/17

341

H5063

Criminal procedure – injuries compensation – definition of pecuniary loss – amend

09/28/17

342

H5064

Courts – procedure – superior court diversion program

09/28/17

343

H5065

Criminal procedure – batters intervention program

09/28/17

413

H5071A

Public employees – post retirement benefits – spouses and domestic partners - increase

10/05/17

381

H5082A

Health and safety – residential upholstered furniture, bedding and children’s products – prohibit – manufacture, sale and distribution

10/03/17

054

H5098

Public records – access  - work product

06/27/17

344

H5115A

Criminal offenses – felonies – assault and larceny

09/28/17

345

H5117A

Criminal procedure – sentence and execution – guidelines

09/28/17

346

H5128A

Criminals – parole and community confinement

09/28/17

414

H5137

Motor vehicles – plates – R.I. Salt Water Anglers Foundation

10/05/17

460

H5152A

Motor vehicles – texting while driving – prohibition – exception

10/11/17

382

H5174A

Environmental Management – department of – oversight – freshwater lakes, streams and ponds

10/03/17

302

H5175Aaa

State budget – fiscal year State appropriations for support for fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 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 in Support of FY 2018

 

Article 2  Relating to Economic Development and Tax Credits

 

Article 3  Relating to Rhode Island Promise Scholarship

 

Article 4  Relating to Motor Vehicles

 

Article 5  Relating to Government Reorganization

 

Article 6  Relating to Debt Management Act Joint Resolutions

 

Article 7  Relating State Funds

 

Article 8  Relating to Taxes and Revenues

 

Article 9  Relating to Health and Human Services

 

Article 10  Relating to Making Revised Appropriations in Support of FY 2017

 

Article 11  Relating to Taxation – Excise on Motor Vehicles and Trailers

 

Article 12  Relating to Education Aid

 

Article 13 Relating to Department of Labor and Training Fees and Fines

 

Article 14  Relating to Minimum Wages

 

Article 15  Relating to Effective Date 

08/03/17

115

H5177A

Education – curriculum – substance abuse

06/30/17

308

H5182

Motor vehicles – wireless communication devices – prohibit use

09/27/17

077

H5187aa

Towns and cities – prosecutions – right to counsel

06/29/17

184

H5199A

Public utilities – PACE assessment – recovery – past due balance

07/18/17

451

H5204A

Statutory construction – technical changes and reenactment

10/11/17

234

H5205A

Criminal procedure – expungement – less than six misdemeanors

07/18/17

415

H5206

Criminal procedure – bail – forfeiture – limit amount

10/05/17

233

H5207A

Criminal offenses- sex offenders – homeless shelters – register

07/18/17

185

H5219A

Insurance – decision – credentialing – health care provider

07/18/17

055

H5222

Businesses and professions – real estate brokers – release of escrowed funds

06/27/17

078

H5223A

Property – condominiums – insurance – copy of damage appraisal

06/29/17

309

H5224B

Public utilities – Small Cell Siting Act

09/27/17

004

H5226

Alcoholic Beverages – liquor license – class C – 215 Dean Street Providence

05/24/17

135

H5241A

R.I. Public Transit Authority – appropriation – coordinating council

07/05/17

002

H5271

Towns and Cities – Barrington town council – appointments – planning board

05/18/17

287

H5272

Foster – town of – tax credits – elderly and disabled

07/21/17

034

H5273

Coventry fire district – annual meeting – change date

06/22/17

056

H5274A

Public utilities – renewable energy growth program – expand

06/27/17

186

H5277A

Health and safety – conversion therapy – prohibit

07/18/17

136

H5280A

Veterans – preference – state contracts

07/05/17

137

H5290

Licenses – required – electrical work

07/05/17

031

H5291

Public utilities – Public Utility Securitization Act – repeal

06/19/17

232

H5300A

Criminal offenses – Uniform Act on the Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking

07/18/17

138

H5314A

Health care facilities – report – use of non-Rhode Island licensed nurses

07/05/17

155

H5318A

Public utilities – net metering – benefit to all customers

07/06/17

187

H5326

Animals – dogs – proper care – conform to standards

07/18/17

373

H5346A

Motor vehicles – provisional licenses – drive from home to school events

10/04/17

310

H5347B

Public records – 38 Studios – release

09/27/17

063

H5348

Alcoholic beverages – server training programs – department of business regulation

06/29/17

139

H5351

Towns and cities – police and fire – residency requirement – prohibit

07/05/17

416

H5368

Public employees  -educators – post retirement – earnings – increase

10/05/17

170

H5397A

Mortgage foreclosure deeds – failure to record

07/07/17

347

H5413Baa

Labor and labor relations – Healthy and safe families and workplace act

09/28/17

100

H5416

Family court – O’Rourke Children’s Center – repeal

06/30/17

231

H5424

Motor vehicles – registration – Gaspee Days committee

07/18/17

417

H5425A

Motor vehicles – plates – Ocean State Animal Coalition

10/05/17

418

H5427A

Public property and works – Green Buildings Act

10/05/17

286

H5444

Probate practice – guardian ad litems – maximum fees – increase

07/21/17

419

H5448

Elections – voters accompanied by children

10/05/17

174

H5452

Criminal injuries compensation – minor who witnesses a homicide

06/30/17

102

H5453A

Education – “All Students Count Act”

06/30/17

140

H5455A

Medical records – copies – reimbursement costs

07/05/17

030

H5456

Motor vehicles – child restraint systems – rear facing seats

06/19/17

156

H5457Aaa

Motor vehicles – licenses – instruction for parents and guardians

07/06/17

263

H5469A

Controlled substances – monitoring data base – disclosure – law enforcement

07/19/17

141

H5470

Veterinary practice – restrictions – remove

07/05/17

230

H5474A

Businesses and professions – licensing – doctors of naturopathy

07/18/17

175

H5475A

Towns and cities – subdivisions – shorten time periods

06/30/17

144

H5477A

Animals – control officers – certification

07/05/17

420

H5478A

R.I. Sailing Events Commission – create

10/05/17

079

H5480

Fish and wildlife – Department of Environmental Management – environmental police officers

06/29/17

080

H5481

Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Act – amend

06/29/17

176

H5483B

Electric distribution companies – renewable energy customer – certain charges – prohibit

06/30/17

029

H5484

Quonset Development Corporation – water service– purchase

06/19/17

142

H5488

Hairdressers and cosmeticians – licenses – hours of instruction

07/05/17

374

H5510Baa

Courts and civil procedure – domestic assault – Protect R.I. Families Act

10/04/17

103

H5517A

Controlled substances – fentanyl – unlawful

06/30/17

435

H5520A

Motor vehicles – blood test – refusal – penalties

10/05/17

421

H5529A

Behavioral healthcare – disability agencies – self insure

10/05/17

459

H5532

Businesses and professions – real estate brokers and salespersons

10/11/17

422

H5536A

Public utilities – municipalities – aggregation of electrical loads

10/05/17

028

H5540

Animals – Rabies control board – animal control officer – appoint

06/19/17

157

H5541

Criminal offenses – children – jurisdiction – superior court

07/06/17

229

H5550Aaa

Education – Student Journalists’ Freedom of Expression Act

07/18/17

311

H5553A

Domestic relations – child support – incarceration

09/27/19

081

H5568

Labor and labor relations – work-sharing plan – amend

06/29/17

363

H5570B

Taxation – homestead exemption – proration

09/29/17

285

H5571

East Greenwich – town of – “Michael B. Isaacs Roundabout”

07/21/17

027

H5575

Towns and cities – statewide solar photovoltaic permit application

06/19/17

143

H5578

Council on Behavioral Health – membership – increase

07/05/17

269

H5601A

Police and firefighters – occupational cancer – illness while in performance of active duty

07/21/17

145

H5609

Environmental violations – administrative penalties – increase

07/05/17

035

H5616

Health and safety – fire investigations – physical presence on premises

06/22/17

188

H5618A

Public utilities net-metering – financing arrangements

07/18/17

158

H5619A

Businesses and professions – real estate brokers – opinion of value – definition

07/06/17

026

H5620A

Businesses and professions – appraisal management companies – registration and oversight

06/19/17

364

H5623Aaa

Alcoholic beverages – retail licenses – insurance

09/29/17

375

H5634B

Insurance – audit – pattern of inappropriate billing

10/04/17

082

H5641

Public utilities – reserve fund – expand use

06/29/17

083

H5643A

Public utilities – notification requirement – excavation completion

06/29/17

376

H5646B

Corporations associations and partnerships – list – failure to pay required fees and taxes

10/04/17

020

H5647A

Corporations - foreign – application for certificate of authority

06/19/17

057

H5655

Towns and cities – municipalities – impact fees - review

06/27/17

076

H5656

Alcoholic beverages – license – Providence – 100-102 Hope Street

06/29/17

085

H5659

Building Code Standards Committee – composition

06/29/17

058

H5661

Education – distance learning institutions – accreditation

06/27/17

228

H5664

Education – media literacy education

07/18/17

312

H5669A

Physical therapy – definition – modernize

09/27/17

036

H5670

Businesses and professions – board of psychology – increase membership

06/22/17

025

H5680

Health and safety – sexually transmitted diseases – disclosure – penalties – repeal

06/19/17

227

H5683

Education – “College Crusade Scholarship Act”

07/18/17

458

H5691

Motor vehicles – automated traffic violation monitoring systems – summons – time

10/11/17

146

H5695A

Criminal offenses – residential mortgage fraud

07/05/17

104

H5699A

Elections – voting booths – minimum number

06/30/17

024

H5701

Elections – optical scan voting equipment and sample ballots

06/19/17

226

H5702A

Elections – voters – registration – driver’s license application

07/18/17

023

H5703

Elections – Board of Elections – supplies – delivered to or picked up

06/19/17

423

H5704A

Elections – post –audits – election results

10/05/17

443

H5709A

Elections – campaign finance – disposition of remaining campaign funds

10/06/17

225

H5710

Probate practice – limited guardianships – rights

07/18/17

101

H5713A

Post conviction remedy – review of final judgment

06/30/17

064

H5714

Domestic relations – technical corrections – Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

06/29/17

065

H5715

Courts and civil procedure – list of delinquent persons – limit

06/29/17

377

H5717B

Courts and civil procedure – drug court program – eligibility

10/04/17

348

H5724Aaa

Criminal offenses – sexual offender notification – community notification

09/28/17

147

H5733A

Neglected children – CASA volunteers – background check

07/05/17

059

H5738

Controlled substances – fentanyl analogs and synthetic opioids – Schedule I – add

06/27/17

189

H5743A

State government – sharing of information between departments

07/18/17

224

H5761A

Motor vehicles – New England Charitable Foundation – combination vehicles

07/18/17

190

H5766A

Motor vehicles – plates – Gold Star Parents

07/18/17

223

H5777A

Taxation – credits – video games

07/18/17

191

H5805A

Department of Environmental Management – division of marine fisheries management – create

07/18/17

284

H5817

Towns and cities – hiring – architects and engineers – selection criteria – federal standards

07/21/17

383

H5818Aaa

Health and safety – patient safety work product – definition – amend

10/03/17

424

H5819

Health care providers – infants – born with substance abuse – report

10/05/17

192

H5824

State affairs and government – information technology project manager

07/18/17

425

H5826A

Businesses and professions – contractor services – elderly – cancel

10/05/17

193

H5837

R.I. Public Transit Authority – open-door service – locations outside R.I.

07/18/17

194

H5840A

Health care facilities – physician practices – license standards

07/18/17

480

H5842Aaa

R.I. Infrastructure Bank – eligibility and award process - amend

10/13/17

437

H5854

Criminal offenses – assault – delivery persons

10/05/17

066

H5855

 Courts and civil procedure – dismissal for lack of prosecution – Traffic Tribunal

06/29/17

283

H5868A

Public utilities – Kent County Water Authority – add two members

07/21/17

426

H5876A

Criminal offenses – electronic nicotine-delivery systems – child resistant packaging

10/05/17

444

H5882aa

Animals – cruelty – unnecessary accumulation

10/06/17

222

H5903

Domestic relations – visitation – grandparents

07/18/17

171

H5904

Cumberland fire district fire committee – public office

07/07/17

445

H5921A

Woonsocket – city of – peddlers – license

10/06/17

427

H5923

Public finance –transparent treasury initiative – pension investments

10/05/17

313

H5932Aaa

Labor – payment of wages – authorized deductions

09/27/19

195

H5934

Insurance – casualty rating – repeal certain sections

07/18/17

282

H5935

Nursing facilities – limited conditions – increase bed capacity

07/21/17

196

H5937

Insurance – unfair claims practice

07/18/17

428

H5945A

Behavioral healthcare – police officers – obtain treatment – persons showing symptoms of mental illness

10/05/17

221

H5947

Elections – campaign contributions – definitions – conduit and earmarked

07/18/17

197

H5951A

Insurance – domestic partnership – definition

07/18/17

183

H5956

Jamestown – town of – tax exemption – veterans

07/13/17

159

H5965

Burrillville – town of – taxation - exemption – elderly

07/06/17

281

H5969A

Warren – town of – create – municipal housing court

07/21/17

033

H5973

Labor and labor relations – unionized firefighters – contracts – continue provisions

06/21/17

198

H5975A

Uniform controlled substances act – prescriptions – regulations by Department of Health

07/18/17

365

H5977A

Taxation – property -  Burrillville – electrical power generation facilities

09/29/17

105

H5990A

Domestic abuse prevention – sexual exploitation – definition

06/30/17

022

H6000A

Financial Institutions – credit unions – management -

06/19/17

148

H6004

Labor relations correctional officers – extend period before arbitration

07/05/17

021

H6008

Elections – primary officials – employee of state, city or United States

06/19/17

220

H6055

Air Quality Monitoring Act –items monitored – reduce

07/18/17

060

H6059A

Background checks – applicants for employment  - religious organizations

06/27/17

429

H6061

Holidays – R.I. Nine Beirut Marines observance Day

10/05/17

046

H6070

Taxation – property – exemption – Artic Playhouse

06/23/17

457

H6073

Scituate – town of – tax credit – disabled veterans

10/11/17

456

H6076

Towns and cities – Cranston – city of – police chief – pension plan

10/11/17

062

H6078

Businesses and professions – barbering hairdressing and cosmetic therapy-grandfathering – work in another state

06/29/17

199

H6084

Towns and cities – emergency police powers

07/18/17

037

H6085

Warwick – city of – municipal court – abandoned property

06/22/17

200

H6088A

Education – children with disabilities – over twenty- one

07/18/17

455

H6090A

Pawtucket – city of – taxation – exemption – Neil J. Houston ,Jr. residential Re-Entry Center

10/11/17

149

H6095Aaa

Taxation – farm forest or open space – exemption

07/05/17

280

H6103A

Block Island – utility district – create

07/21/17

430

H6112A

Health and safety – electronic waste prevention

10/05/17

314

H6124A

Insurance – coverage – chiropractic and osteopathic non-opioid treatment for pain

09/27/17

279

H6130

Retirement system – retired nurses – professors – nursing program

07/21/17

431

H6141A

Labor – employment applications – jurisdiction – department of labor and training

10/05/17

067

H6144Aaa

Health and safety – Long-Term Care Coordinating Council – members – decrease

06/29/17

219

H6146

Towns and cities – qualification based selection

07/18/17

378

H6155Aaa

Corporations associations and partnerships – workers’ cooperatives

10/04/17

061

H6157

State crime laboratory – positions – employees of council on postsecondary education

06/27/17

218

H6158A

Health and safety – registration – minor use pesticides

07/18/17

086

H6166

Emergency management advisory council – amend

06/29/17

150

H6170A

Insurance – fertility preservation services – coverage

07/05/17

454

H6185

Bristol – town of – taxation – relief – volunteer firefighters

10/11/17

095

H6206A

Public buildings – rename – “Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall”

06/29/17

217

H6213A

Motor vehicles – registration – grounds for refusal

07/18/17

106

H6224A

Workers Compensation – “material hindrance” repeal

06/30/17

201

H6225

Health and safety – stroke prevention and treatment act

07/18/17

099

H6231

Warren – town of – property tax exemptions

06/30/17

278

H6246

Lincoln – town of – bonds – authorize

07/21/17

098

H6251

Division of Motor Vehicles – extend expiration dates

06/29/17

384

H6255A

Alcoholic beverages – class A license – dispense – unlimited samples of wine products

10/03/17

453

H6259

Pawtucket – city of – taxation – exemption

10/11/17

277

H6277

Scituate – town of – bonds – authorize

07/21/17

452

H6279

Central Falls – tax stabilization – increase period

10/11/17

202

H6284A

Hospital conversions – not for profit hospitals – streamline

07/18/17

336

H6285A

Motor vehicles – toll violators – out of state tolled projects

09/28/17

276

H6287

Burrillville Land Trust – tax exemption – increase

07/21/17

450

H6292

Motor vehicles –state traffic commission – time requirements – implementation of projects

10/11/17

432

H6293

Businesses and professions – electricians and mechanical trades – violations – separate offense

10/05/17

216

H6296

State affairs – office of regulatory reform – facilitate economic growth

07/18/17

203

H6297

Health care facilities – inspections – licensing procedures – changes

07/18/17

379

H6298Aaa

Health and safety – hospitals – provide requested cost estimate

10/04/17

151

H6300

I-195 Redevelopment District Commission – training – members

07/05/17

172

H6301

Commissions – appointment – responsibility

07/07/17

204

H6302

Motor vehicles – parking in electric vehicle charging station

07/18/17

449

H6304

Department of Environmental Management – regulations – docks and piers

10/11/17

205

H6305

State affairs – climate change coordinating council

07/18/17

206

H6306A

Health and safety – medical treatment facilities – discharge plans

07/18/17

207

H6307

Uniformed controlled substances act – prescriptions – opioid drugs – discuss risks with patient

07/18/17

433

H6308

Health and safety – automated external defibrillator – public places

10/05/17

208

H6310

Health and safety – estimate of children born with significant risk factors

07/18/17

264

H6311

Education – virtual education plans

07/19/17

275

H6312

Education – R.I. Certification Standards Board

07/21/17

215

H6313

Education – child opportunity zones

07/18/17

337

H6314Aaa

Animals – abandonment – pounds and shelters

09/28/17

152

H6315

Veterans services-strategic plan advisory committee – amendments

07/05/17

274

H6322

Insurance – accident and sickness – formulary change – notification

07/21/17

214

H6323

State affairs – open meetings – notice and minutes of meetings

07/18/17

209

H6324

Civic education commission – alter – membership, reporting and meeting requirements

07/18/17

448

H6326

Motor vehicles – combination plates – increase gross weight limit

10/11/17

273

H6330A

South Kingstown – town of –property- Contemporary Theatre Company – exemption

07/21/17

210

H6336

Tax sales – R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation - liability

07/18/17

272

H6339

Alcoholic beverages – licenses – class A opening time

07/21/17

211

H6341

New buildings – naming – “S. Michael Minutelli Memorial Conference Room”

07/18/17

212

H6342

New buildings – naming – “1st sergeant P. Andrew McKenna U.S. Army special forces Group Memorial Conference Room”

07/18/17

213

H6345

Department of Environmental Management – agricultural functions

07/18/17

271

H6350

Tiverton – town of – charter – amendments – ratify

07/21/17

447

H6357

Animal care – breeder requirements

10/11/17

338

H6359A

Education – sudden cardiac arrest – students

09/28/17

153

H6360

Veterans Home – advisory council –members – reduce

07/05/17

270

H6362

Taxation – exemption – visually impaired – federal standard

07/21/17

434

H6365

Insurance – reinsurance – NAIC model

10/05/17

446

H6374

Alcoholic beverages – Cumberland – license application approval – 88 Broad Street

10/11/17

349

S0006A

Criminal procedure – batters intervention program

09/28/17

350

S0007B

Criminal procedure – injuries compensation – definition of pecuniary loss – amend

09/28/17

351

S0008B

Criminal procedure – sentence and execution – guidelines

09/28/17

352

S0009A

Criminals – parole and community confinement

09/28/17

353

S0010B

Courts – procedure – superior court diversion program

09/28/17

354

S0011B

Criminal offenses – felonies – assault and larceny

09/28/17

038

S0020

Businesses and professions – barbering hairdressing and cosmetic therapy-grandfathering – work in another state

06/22/17

355

S0021B

Education – sudden cardiac arrest – students

09/28/17

019

S0022

Education – assessment – school building safety

06/19/17

261

S0030A

Public utilities – PACE assessment – recovery – past due balance

07/19/17

298

S0041

Foster – town of – tax credits – elderly and disabled

07/26/17

325

S0055A

Criminal offenses- sex offenders – homeless shelters – register

09/27/17

087

S0071A

Towns and cities – prosecutions – right to counsel

06/29/17

260

S0073Aaa

Criminal offenses – Uniform Act on the Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking

07/19/17

259

S0077

Motor vehicles – parking in electric vehicle charging station

07/19/17

116

S0085A

Veterans – preference – state contracts

07/05/17

404

S0086

Motor vehicles – plates – R.I. Salt Water Anglers Foundation

10/05/17

268

S0095A

Office of regulatory reform – consult – state departments – facilitate economic growth – plant-based industries

07/21/17

068

S0096A

Businesses and professions – real estate brokers – opinion of value – definition

06/29/17

018

S0098

Public utilities – Public Utility Securitization Act – repeal

06/19/17

258

S0101

Education – virtual education plans

07/19/17

257

S0104

Education – child opportunity zones

07/19/17

256

S0106

Education – media literacy education

07/19/17

255

S0108aa

State affairs – climate change coordinating council

07/19/17

017

S0112A

Public utilities – renewable energy growth program – expand

06/19/17

326

S0115A

R.I. Public Transit Authority – appropriation – coordinating council

09/27/17

327

S0135A

Taxation – credits – video games

09/27/17

254

S0145A

Insurance – decision – credentialing – health care provider

07/19/17

366

S0146Aaa

Health and safety – hospitals – provide requested cost estimate

10/04/17

405

S0153

Behavioral healthcare – disability agencies – self insure

10/05/17

001

S0158

Towns and Cities – Barrington town council – appointments – planning board

05/18/17

045

S0162

Coventry fire district – annual meeting – change date

06/22/17

297

S0163Aaa

Public utilities – Kent County Water Authority – add two members

07/26/17

380

S0166A

Health and safety – residential upholstered furniture, bedding and children’s products – prohibit – manufacture, sale and distribution

10/03/17

047

S0168A

Businesses and professions – real estate brokers – release of escrowed funds

06/27/17

167

S0175A

Motor vehicle operators – mobile telephone usage

07/10/17

048

S0177

Public records – access  - work product

06/27/17

069

S0178

Family court – O’Rourke Children’s Center – repeal

06/29/17

117

S0194

Hairdressers and cosmeticians – licenses – hours of instruction

07/05/17

003

S0195

Alcoholic Beverages – liquor license – class C – 215 Dean Street Providence

05/24/17

088

S0198Aaa

Property – condominiums – insurance – copy of damage appraisal

06/29/17

479

S0200A

Education – transportation obligations – use of pupil transportation vehicles

10/11/17

478

S0202

Department of Environmental Management – regulations – docks and piers

10/11/12

180

S0203B

Department of Environmental Management – oversight – freshwater

07/13/17

181

S0207B

Retirement system – retired nurses – professors – nursing program

07/13/17

406

S0213A

Public employees  -educators – post retirement – earnings – increase

10/05/17

356

S0226B

Motor vehicles – road test – interpreter

09/28/17

436

S0230

Criminal offenses – assault – delivery persons

10/05/17

253

S0231A

Towns and cities – emergency police powers

07/19/17

407

S0239

Businesses and professions – electricians and mechanical trades – violations – separate offense`

10/05/17

044

S0257

Taxation – property – exemption – Artic Playhouse

06/22/17

328

S0267Aaa

Health and safety – conversion therapy – prohibit

09/27/17

477

S0273A

Motor vehicles –state traffic commission – time requirements – implementation of projects

10/11/17

016

S0275

Motor vehicles – child restraint systems – rear facing seats

06/19/17

015

S0288

Labor and labor relations – unionized firefighters – contracts – continue provisions

06/19/17

357

S0290B

Labor and labor relations – Healthy and safe families and workplace act

09/28/17

043

S0292

Alcoholic beverages – server training programs – department of business regulation

06/22/17

476

S0299

Businesses and professions – real estate brokers and salespersons

10/11/17

107

S0306

Education – curriculum – substance abuse

06/30/17

252

S0324A

Health and safety – estimate of children born with significant risk factors

07/19/17

329

S0327A

Businesses and professions – licensing – doctors of naturopathy

09/27/17

330

S0332A

Health and safety – medical treatment facilities – discharge plans

09/27/17

049

S0333

Towns and cities – municipalities – impact fees - review

06/27/17

118

S0341A

Animals – control officers – certification

07/05/17

331

S0342Baa

Public utilities – Small Cell Siting Act

09/27/17

475

S0349

Animal care – breeder requirements

10/11/17

119

S0350B

Labor – payment of wages – authorized deductions

07/05/17

408

S0356A

Motor vehicles – plates – Ocean State Animal Coalition

10/05/17

332

S0363A

Motor vehicles – registration – Gaspee Days committee

09/27/17

182

S0373A

Alcoholic beverages – retail licenses – insurance

07/13/17

333

S0381

State affairs – open meetings – notice and minutes of meetings

09/27/17

334

S0383

Domestic relations – visitation – grandparents

09/27/17

173

S0388A

Mortgage foreclosure deeds – failure to record

07/07/17

439

S0390Aaa

Animals – cruelty – unnecessary accumulation

10/06/17

474

S0392

Municipal courts – buildings – receivership

10/11/17

367

S0394Aaa

Motor vehicles – provisional licenses – drive from home to school events

10/04/17

179

S0395A

Taxation – homestead exemption – proration

07/13/17

168

S0398

Commissions – appointment – responsibility

07/07/17

409

S0402A

Criminal offenses – electronic nicotine-delivery systems – child resistant packaging

10/05/17

385

S0405Aaa

Courts and civil procedure – domestic assault – Protect R.I. Families Act

10/04/17

166

S0406B

Family court – incarceration – motion to modify child support order

07/10/17

178

S0407Baa

Health and safety – patient safety work product – definition

07/13/17

410

S0413A

Elections – post –audits – election results

10/05/17

316

S0426A

Criminal procedure – expungement – less than six misdemeanors

09/27/17

317

S0432A

Insurance – domestic partnership – definition

09/27/17

108

S0439

Education – “All Students Count Act”

06/30/17

251

S0458

State affairs and government – information technology project manager

07/19/17

411

S0462

Education – active duty and reserve members – in state tuition

10/05/17

169

S0478

Cumberland fire district fire committee – public office

07/07/17

089

S0479

Building Code Standards Committee – composition

06/29/17

109

S0481A

Towns and cities – subdivisions – shorten time periods

06/30/17

120

S0486B

Medical records – copies – reimbursement costs

07/05/17

250

S0493A

Uniformed controlled substances act – prescriptions – opioid drugs – discuss risks with patient

07/19/17

368

S0497A

Insurance – audit – pattern of inappropriate billing

10/04/17

042

S0500

Businesses and professions – board of psychology – increase membership

06/22/17

296

S0502

Nursing facilities – limited conditions – increase bed capacity

07/26/17

121

S0512

Towns and cities – police and fire – residency requirement – prohibit

07/05/17

122

S0513

Licenses – required – electrical work

07/05/17

295

S0515

East Greenwich – town of – “Michael B. Isaacs Roundabout”

07/26/17

249

S0538A

Motor vehicles – New England Charitable Foundation – combination vehicles

07/19/17

248

S0540A

Motor vehicles – plates – gold star families

07/19/17

123

S0541aa

Veterans Home – advisory council –members – reduce

07/05/17

014

S0543A

Businesses and professions – appraisal management companies – registration and oversight

06/19/17

124

S0544

Council on Behavioral Health – membership – increase

07/05/17

013

S0545

Health and safety – sexually transmitted diseases – disclosure – penalties – repeal

06/19/17

247

S0546aa

Uniform controlled substances act – prescriptions – regulations by Department of Health

07/19/17

090

S0551

Public utilities – reserve fund – expand use

06/29/17

091

S0552A

Public utilities – notification requirement – excavation completion

06/29/17

050

S0554

Education – distance learning institutions – accreditation

06/27/17

160

S0555A

Motor vehicles – licenses – instruction for parents and guardians

07/06/17

012

S0558

Quonset Development Corporation – water service– purchase

06/19/17

125

S0559

Veterinary practice – restrictions – remove

07/05/17

092

S0560

Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Act – amend

06/29/17

011

S0561

Animals – Rabies control board – animal control officer – appoint

06/19/17

010

S0562

Towns and cities – statewide solar photovoltaic permit application

06/19/17

358

S0563Aaa

Animals – abandonment – pounds and shelters

09/28/17

110

S0566

Criminal injuries compensation – minor who witnesses a homicide

06/30/17

126

S0570A

Taxation – farm forest or open space – exemption

07/05/17

412

S0571A

Public employees – post retirement benefits – spouses and domestic partners - increase

10/05/17

359

S0575

Taxation – exemption – visually impaired – federal standard

09/29/17

246

S0577Aaa

Health care facilities – licensing – ambulatory care facilities

07/19/17

041

S0585

Alcoholic beverages – license - Providence – 100-102 Hope Street

06/22/17

294

S0597

Probate practice – guardian ad litems – maximum fees – increase

07/26/17

318

S0600Aaa

Education – Student Journalists’ Freedom of Expression Act

09/27/17

161

S0603

Motor vehicles – school zone speed enforcement – rules – promulgation

07/06/17

369

S0605

Courts and civil procedure – drug court program – eligibility

10/04/17

339

S0608Aaa

Criminal offenses – sexual offender notification – community notification

09/28/17

111

S0610A

Domestic abuse prevention – sexual exploitation – definition

06/30/17

070

S0611

Courts and civil procedure – list of delinquent persons – limit

06/29/17

071

S0612

Courts and civil procedure – dismissal for lack of prosecution – Traffic Tribunal

06/29/17

072

S0613

Post conviction remedy – review of final judgment

06/29/17

127

S0614A

Neglected children – CASA volunteers – background check

07/05/17

009

S0618A

Corporations - foreign – application for certificate of authority

06/19/17

245

S0633A

Civic education commission – alter – membership, reporting and meeting requirements

07/19/17

128

S0636

Environmental violations – administrative penalties – increase

07/05/17

112

S0637A

Electric distribution companies – renewable energy customer – certain charges – prohibit

06/30/17

319

S0638A

State government – sharing of information between departments

09/27/17

262

S0656Aaa

Controlled substances – monitoring data base – disclosure – law enforcement

07/19/17

360

S0657A

Warren – town of – create – municipal housing court

09/29/17

051

S0661A

Background checks – applicants for employment  - religious organizations

06/27/17

386

S0672

Health care providers – infants – born with substance abuse – report

10/05/17

052

S0673

State crime laboratory – positions – employees of council on postsecondary education

06/27/17

129

S0674

Labor relations correctional officers – extend period before arbitration

07/05/17

093

S0675

Labor and labor relations – work-sharing plan – amend

06/29/17

370

S0676Aaa

Corporations associations and partnerships – workers’ cooperatives

10/04/17

473

S0692

Motor vehicles – automated traffic violation monitoring systems – summons – time

10/11/17

008

S0700A

Financial Institutions – credit unions – management -

06/19/17

162

S0704

Burrillville – town of – taxation - exemption – elderly

07/06/17

244

S0711

Probate practice – limited guardianships – rights

07/19/17

440

S0714A

Taxation – property -  Burrillville – electrical power generation facilities

10/06/17

371

S0719A

Corporations associations and partnerships – list – failure to pay required fees and taxes

10/04/17

243

S0720A

Department of Environmental Management – agricultural functions

07/19/17

293

S0729A

Education – R.I. Certification Standards Board

07/26/17

335

S0733A

Health and safety – registration – minor use pesticides

09/27/17

472

S0734

Scituate – town of – tax credit – disabled veterans

10/11/17

267

S0740

Health care facilities – inspections – licensing procedures – changes

07/21/17

130

S0742A

Physical therapy – definition – modernize

07/05/17

040

S0749

Health and safety – fire investigations – physical presence on premises

06/22/17

387

S0757A

Behavioral healthcare – police officers – obtain treatment – persons showing symptoms of mental illness

10/05/17

471

S0759A

Motor vehicles – manufacturers – compensation – dealers

10/11/17

320

S0767A

Air Quality Monitoring Act –items monitored – reduce

09/27/17

039

S0768

Warwick – city of – municipal court – abandoned property

06/22/17

321

S0770A

Elections – voters – registration – driver’s license application

09/27/17

388

S0777

Health and safety – automated external defibrillator – public places

10/05/17

322

S0782

Insurance – unfair claims practice

09/27/17

389

S0783A

Insurance – reinsurance – NAIC model

10/05/17

094

S0784

Fish and wildlife – Department of Environmental Management – environmental police officers

06/29/17

242

S0785

Department of Environmental Management – division of marine fisheries management – create

07/19/17

073

S0788Aaa

Health and safety – Long-Term Care Coordinating Council – members – decrease

06/29/17

165

S0789Aaa

Insurance – coverage – chiropractic and osteopathic non-opioid treatment for pain

07/10/17

241

S0790

R.I. Public Transit Authority – open-door service – locations outside R.I.

07/19/17

113

S0792A

Elections – voting booths – minimum number

06/30/17

007

S0793A

Elections – primary officials – employee of state, city or United States

06/19/17

006

S0794

Elections – optical scan voting equipment and sample ballots

06/19/17

163

S0798

Criminal offenses – children – jurisdiction – superior court

07/06/17

005

S0802

Elections – Board of Elections – supplies – delivered to or picked up

06/19/17

074

S0803

Domestic relations – technical corrections – Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

06/29/17

114

S0805A

Controlled substances – fentanyl – unlawful

06/30/17

441

S0806A

Elections – campaign finance – disposition of remaining campaign funds

10/06/17

084

S0807A

 Emergency management advisory council – amend

06/29/17

240

S0808

Elections – campaign contributions – definitions – conduit and earmarked

07/19/17

053

S0812

Controlled substances – fentanyl analogs and synthetic opioids – Schedule I – add

06/27/17

323

S0814A

Towns and cities – qualification based selection

09/27/17

131

S0816

Veterans services-strategic plan advisory committee – amendments

07/05/17

132

S0821A

Insurance – fertility preservation services – coverage

07/05/17

133

S0835A

Criminal offenses – residential mortgage fraud

07/05/17

324

S0843A

Tax sales – R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation – liability

09/27/17

134

S0850A

I-195 Redevelopment District Commission – training – members

07/05/17

154

S0863A

Health care facilities – report – use of non-Rhode Island licensed nurses

07/05/17

390

S0877A

Public utilities – municipalities – aggregation of electrical loads

10/05/17

164

S0880A

Public utilities – net metering – benefit to all customers

07/06/17

239

S0883

Education – “College Crusade Scholarship Act”

07/19/17

292

S0885

Education – R.I. Certification Standards Board

07/26/17

391

S0888A

Health and safety – electronic waste prevention

10/05/17

075

S0889

Warren – town of – property tax exemptions

06/29/17

470

S0890

Bristol – town of – taxation – relief – volunteer firefighters

10/11/17

361

S0893

Insurance – accident and sickness – formulary change – notification

09/29/17

288

S0896A

Police and firefighters – occupational cancer – illness while in performance of active duty

07/26/17

392

S0897

State affairs – affordable housing – registered sex offenders

10/05/17

393

S0902

Motor vehicles – plates – R.I. Agricultural Council

10/05/17

177

S0903B

Alcoholic beverages – licenses – class A – dispense unlimited number of wine product samples

07/13/17

096

S0905A

Public buildings – rename – “Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall”

06/29/17

299

S0911

Burrillville Land Trust – tax exemption – increase

07/26/17

266

S0917A

Workers Compensation – “material hindrance” repeal

07/21/17

303

S0923

Health and safety – hospitals – acute stroke ready hospitals

09/27/17

362

S0925

Towns and cities – hiring – architects and engineers – selection criteria – federal standards

09/29/17

469

S0927

Warren – town of – council – issue and renewal of certain licenses

10/11/17

265

S0928

Animals – dogs – proper care – conform to standards

07/21/17

304

S0932A

Public records – 38 Studios – release

09/27/17

238

S0937Aaa

Hospital conversions – not for profit hospitals – streamline

07/19/17

291

S0940

Alcoholic beverages – licenses – class A opening time

07/26/17

468

S0944

Pawtucket – city of – taxation – exemption – Neil J. Houston ,Jr. residential Re-Entry Center

10/11/17

467

S0945

Pawtucket – city of – taxation – exemption

10/11/17

290

S0946

Lincoln – town of – bonds – authorize

07/26/17

340

S0949A

Motor vehicles – toll violators – out of state tolled projects

09/28/17

097

S0950

Division of Motor Vehicles – extend expiration dates

06/29/17

394

S0952A

Public property and works – Green Buildings Act

10/05/17

237

S0960

Education – children with disabilities – over twenty- one

07/19/17

289

S0969A

South Kingstown – town of –property- Contemporary Theatre Company – exemption

07/26/17

466

S0971

Central Falls – tax stabilization – increase period

10/11/17

300

S0972

Scituate – town of – bonds – authorize

07/26/17

301

S0974

Tiverton – town of – charter – amendments – ratify

07/26/17

395

S0979

R.I. Commission for National and Community Service – create

10/05/17

236

S0984

New buildings – naming – “1st sergeant P. Andrew McKenna U.S. Army special forces Group Memorial Conference Room”

07/19/17

235

S0985

New buildings – naming – “S. Michael Minutelli Memorial Conference Room”

07/19/17

396

S1000

Holidays – R.I. Nine Beirut Marines observance Day

10/05/17

442`

S1001

Woonsocket – city of – peddlers – license

10/06/17

372

S1003

Insurance – casualty – repeal various sections – multi-state compact

10/04/17

305

S1004

Days of special observance – Viet Nam Veterans’ Day

09/27/17

438

S1005

Towns and cities – planning boards and commissions – training – flood plains

10/05/17

306

S1007A

Public utilities – net metering – eligibility

09/27/17

397

S1008

R.I. Sailing Events Commission – create

10/05/17

398

S1009

Businesses and professions – contractor services – elderly - cancel

10/05/17

307

S1011A

Taxation – motor vehicles-  annual report by department of revenue

09/27/17

465

S1016

Towns and cities – Cranston – city of – police chief – pension plan

10/11/17

464

S1022

Motor vehicles – combination plates – increase gross weight limit

10/11/17

399

S1023

Public finance –transparent treasury initiative – pension investments

10/05/17

400

S1024

Motor vehicles – plates – Operation Stand Down R.I.

10/05/17

401

S1025

Human Services – employee of youth serving agency – records check

10/05/17

463

S1026

Alcoholic beverages – Cumberland – license application approval – 88 Broad Street

10/11/17

462

S1027

Motor vehicles – texting while driving – prohibition – exception

10/11/17

402

S1029

Labor – employment applications – jurisdiction – department of labor and training

10/05/17

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