2019 LEGISLATION

Senate Bill No. 312

BY  Bell, Quezada, Satchell, Crowley, Nesselbush

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - ZONING ORDINANCES-NEIGHBORHOOD

Amends several sections of the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991 with the intent of preserving neighborhood character and promoting smart growth.
 

Senate Bill No. 317

BY  Bell, Quezada, Nesselbush, Seveney, Cano

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES - SEXUAL ASSAULT

Establishes criteria for the criminal offense of sexual assault when the victim is in the custody of a peace officer. Provides that a person convicted of custodial sexual assault would face imprisonment for not more than 3 years.

Senate Bill No. 255

BY  Bell, Murray, Satchell, Quezada, Euer

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS - RHODE ISLAND BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT - NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT - LIMITED-LIABILITY COMPANY ACT

Removes the 10 year period within which time the secretary of state's office is authorized to withdraw a certificate of revocation for all Rhode Island business corporations, foreign corporations, nonprofit corporations and limited liability companies.
 

Senate Bill No. 273

BY  Bell

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION

Repeals the authority of various cities and towns to provide certain tax exemptions and tax stabilization agreements.
 

Senate Resolution No. 289

BY  Bell, Nesselbush, Quezada, Miller, Seveney

ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PASS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING AN IMPROVED "MEDICARE FOR ALL" SINGLE PAYER PROGRAM THAT WOULD PROVIDE UNIVERSAL, COMPREHENSIVE AND AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE
 

Senate Bill No. 290

BY  Bell, Nesselbush, Quezada, Seveney, Murray

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM

Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program.
 

Senate Resolution No. 296

BY  Bell, Nesselbush, Quezada, Miller, Seveney

ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND ASSESS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MEDICARE-FOR-ALL SINGLE PAYER PROGRAM IN RHODE ISLAND

Creates an 11 member commission to study and assess the implementation of Medicare-For-All Single Payer in Rhode Island, and report back to the Senate one year from the date of passage, and expire two years from the date of passage.
 

Senate Resolution No. 366

BY  Bell, Satchell, Euer, Goldin, Murray

ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF THE TRAUMA INFLICTED ON CHILDREN WHO ARE EXPOSED TO VIOLENCE

Creates a 13 member commission to study the impact of the trauma inflicted on children exposed to violence, and report back by February 7, 2020, and expire on May 7, 2020.

Senate Resolution No. 584

BY  Bell, Nesselbush, Euer, Murray, Valverde

ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE RHODE ISLAND STATE AUDITOR GENERAL TO CONDUCT OR OVERSEE A STUDY OR AUDIT ON THE PRIVATIZATION OF RHODE ISLAND'S MEDICAID PROGRAMS

Senate Bill No. 326

BY  Bell, Nesselbush, Valverde, Satchell

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS - PRIMARIES

Requires that on all primaries, the candidate's names would be listed in an order chosen by lot under the direction of the secretary of state.

Senate Bill No. 378

BY  Bell, Quezada, Nesselbush, Conley, Seveney

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- PUBLIC BUILDINGS

Authorizes the painting of a portrait of the president of the senate to be hung in the state house.

Senate Bill No. 784

BY  Bell, Euer, Murray, Nesselbush, Quezada

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT

Permits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
 

Senate Bill No. 990 - PASSED INTO LAW

Chapter 292

BY  Bell, Goodwin, Quezada, Ciccone

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES

Exempts any proposed retailers' Class B license to be located at 671 Broadway Street, Plat 35, Lot 566 in the city of Providence from the two hundred feet (200') requirement from schools or places of worship.

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Providence, RI 02909

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