Representative Bernard A. Hawkins

District 53 (Glocester, Smithfield), Democrat

Committees

Recent votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For official vote tallies, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of each vote.

Date Bill Vote type Vote
April 30, 2019 S646 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Jayant Sane to join Ami Pathak and Rutul Davè in marriage on or about May 18, 2019, within the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
April 30, 2019 S311 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF NORTH KINGSTOWN
Ratifies amendments to the Home Rule charter of the town of North Kingstown adopted and approved by the electors of the town of North Kingstown on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 30, 2019 H5690 AN ACT RELATING TO COMMERCIAL LAW - GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS - PURCHASE AND SALE OF PRECIOUS METALS
Requires a licensed buyer of precious metals or articles, tools, and electronics to take a digital photograph of purchase and upload it to the attorney general's license sales tracking system database, maintained for a period of 3 years.
PASSAGE Y
April 30, 2019 H5170 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES - MERIT SYSTEM
Allows a provisional employee in classified service, who has satisfactorily served in their position for more than five (5) consecutive years, to be deemed qualified to be awarded permanent status in that position, without the need of examination.
PASSAGE Y
April 25, 2019 S630 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CENTRAL FALLS
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the city of Central Falls which were adopted and approved by the electors of the city on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 25, 2019 H5035 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
Creates a special motor vehicle registration plate for The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.
PASSAGE Y
April 25, 2019 H5322 AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - FOOD DONATIONS
Repeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.
PASSAGE AS AMENDED Y
April 25, 2019 H5322 AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - FOOD DONATIONS
Repeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT Y
April 24, 2019 S222 AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF NORTH SMITHFIELD
Ratifies the Home Rule Charter amendments adopted and approved by the electors of North Smithfield on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 24, 2019 H5184 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- PHARMACIES
Requires pharmacies display warning notice regarding use of opioids/schedule II controlled substances compiled by DOH relating to overuse/misuse/mixing with other drugs/alcohol effective 9/1/19.
PASSAGE Y
April 24, 2019 H5538 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS
School boards to establish threat assessment policies and teams. Oversight committee for the teams is established.
PASSAGE Y
April 23, 2019 H5437 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - ARBITRATION - CONTINUANCE OF CONTRACTUAL PROVISIONS
Provides for the extension of certain contractual provisions in a school teachers' collective bargaining agreement if the parties are engaged in negotiations.
PASSAGE Y
April 23, 2019 H5147 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES -- SPECIAL PLATE FOR MASONIC GRAND LODGE CHARITIES OF RHODE ISLAND
Authorizes a special license plate for MASONIC GRAND LODGE CHARITIES OF RHODE ISLAND, specify the minimum order and govern the amount and distribution of the fee surcharge.
PASSAGE Y
April 23, 2019 H5772 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF AMARAL & ASSOCIATES REAL ESTATE, INC.
PASSAGE Y
April 23, 2019 H5539 HOUSE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP STATEWIDE SEPSIS PROTOCOLS
PASSAGE Y
April 23, 2019 H5769 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LOCAL OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY ACT
Creates a process that provides affected employees an opportunity to purchase the business that employs them, but is in danger of being sold or going out of business.
PASSAGE AS AMENDED Y
April 23, 2019 H5769 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LOCAL OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY ACT
Creates a process that provides affected employees an opportunity to purchase the business that employs them, but is in danger of being sold or going out of business.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT Y
April 11, 2019 H5443 AN ACT RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- RECORDATION OF HONORABLE DISCHARGES
Provides a petition process to have a discharge from service recorded as honorable for members of the armed services separated from service with a general or other than honorable discharge due solely to their sexual orientation/gender identity/expression.
PASSAGE Y
April 11, 2019 H5299 AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - EQUAL RIGHTS OF BLIND AND DEAF PERSONS TO PUBLIC FACILITIES
Prohibits misrepresentation of the status of an animal as a service animal in order to acquire any right or privilege afforded disabled persons.
PASSAGE AS AMENDED Y
April 10, 2019 S97 JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY VETERAN AND MILITARY SPOUSE EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Would extend the reporting and expiration dates of the Special Legislative Commission to Study Veteran and Military Spouse Education & Employment Opportunities from April 30, 2020, and its expiration date to July 30, 2020.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 10, 2019 H5520 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - MAYORAL ACADEMIES
Requires any mayoral academy which is part of a network that seeks to be established or expanded to provide evidence that its attrition rates, special education rates and suspension rates are within acceptable averages.
PASSAGE Y
April 10, 2019 H5677 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BARBERS, HAIRDRESSERS, COSMETICIANS, MANICURISTS AND ESTHETICIANS
Exempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and would define the practice of natural hair braiding.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5663 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS
Removes the overtime exemption for firefighters and rescue service personnel employed by the cities and towns.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5662 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - MINIMUM WAGES
Removes the overtime exemption for firefighters unless they are paid at the rate of one and one-half (1 1/2) times their regular rate for all hours worked in excess of forty-two (42) hours.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5824 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Andrea Bolton to join Megan Elizabeth Chapman and Nicholas Jerome Leary in marriage on or about August 31, 2019, within the Town of Johnston, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5843 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Charles Krohn Fipshaw to join Rory Bagwell Clark and Stephen Mitchell Miller in marriage on or about June 8, 2019, within the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5866 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Evan Chernov to join Allison Chernov and Marland Hobbs in marriage on or about May 26, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5881 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Andrew James Bucci to join Nicole Marie Bucci and Daniel Michael MacDonald in marriage on or about May 17, 2020, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 H5889 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Samuel Dillavou to join Colleen Weber and Spencer Frenchman in marriage on or about June 29, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
April 09, 2019 S226 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Eric Ruscitti to join Katelyn Trotta and Vincent Ruscitti in marriage on or about June 8, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 09, 2019 S227 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Dan E. Blackstone to join Victoria Sardelli and Connor Taub in marriage on or about May 5, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 09, 2019 S228 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows the Honorable Michael A. Mack to join Mary Hannah Stewart and John Veale in marriage on or about November 2, 2019, within the Town of Westerly, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 09, 2019 S336 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Christine Kennedy to join Maeve Shea Kennedy and Zachary Adam Fand in marriage on or about June 8, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 09, 2019 S461 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows John Gleason to join Brianna Gleason and Vincent Romano in marriage on or about July 12, 2019, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 04, 2019 S149 AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF BARRINGTON - VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER
Ratifies and validates the amendments to the Barrington Home Rule Charter which were approved by the electors of the town of Barrington at the polls on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 04, 2019 H5233 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PASSING, USE OF LANES, AND RULES OF THE ROAD
Requires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
PASSAGE Y
April 04, 2019 H5202 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - BEDDING AND UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE
Directs the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to provide for clinical oversight of the use of therapeutic beds and cribs which are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.
PASSAGE Y
April 03, 2019 S70 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Middletown, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Middletown on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 03, 2019 H5466 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - STATE BUILDING CODE - ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Requires that all electrical work performed in the state be done in accordance with the latest edition of the National Electrical Code, and would also require that the state building commission adopt the latest edition of the National Electrical Code.
PASSAGE Y
April 03, 2019 H5298 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - NURSE ANESTHETISTS
Permits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
PASSAGE Y
April 02, 2019 S38 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES
Exempts property located at 122 North Main Street in the city of Woonsocket from the provision requiring it to be located a certain distance from objectors/schools/churches regarding the issuance of retail liquor licenses.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
April 02, 2019 H5430 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - CHILD ADVOCATE OFFICE
Adds the requirement that in DCYF cases resulting in a fatality or near fatality of a child, one of the requirements for the office of the child advocate to investigate the case would be the child or the child's family had prior contact with the DCYF.
PASSAGE Y
April 02, 2019 H5773 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS CERTIFICATION ACT
Precludes the department of business regulation from pursing any administrative action against a certified appraiser more than five (5) years after the certified appraised issues a certified appraisal.
PASSAGE Y
March 28, 2019 H5365 AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS - DESIGNERS OF INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS
Provides that professional engineers who are registered and authorized to practice by the Rhode Island state board of registration for professional engineers be deemed to have met the qualifications for a designer's license.
PASSAGE Y
March 28, 2019 S386 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF MP CLEANING CO. INC.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
March 28, 2019 H5340 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
Tolls the statute of limitations during the period of investigation by the commission for human rights for certain violations for up to one year, starting on the date the charge is filed until the date the commission makes a determination.
PASSAGE Y
March 27, 2019 H5341 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
Extends the timeframe within which to bring an action for an unlawful employment practice.
PASSAGE Y
March 27, 2019 H5246 AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - ANIMAL CARE
Prohibits renting/leasing/financing sales of dogs/cats. Sets forth penalties for violations and exemptions to the act.
PASSAGE Y
March 27, 2019 H5256 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- DEALERSHIPS
Requires motor vehicle dealers to disclose in writing that a vehicle being sold has a spare tire/ jack or is otherwise equipped in compliance with applicable law. There shall be a civil penalty of $100 for a violation under this subsection.
PASSAGE Y
March 26, 2019 S251 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAX--NON-COLLECTING RETAILERS, REFERRERS, AND RETAIL SALE FACILITATORS ACT
Extends requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection of the sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their state.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
March 26, 2019 H5664 HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO EXPLORE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GULF WARS VETERANS MEMORIAL
This resolution would extend the reporting and expiration dates of the special house commission to explore the construction of a Gulf Wars Veterans Memorial from June 30, 2019, to June 30, 2020, and said commission would expire on August 30, 2020.
PASSAGE Y
March 26, 2019 H5461 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
Provides that any minority business enterprise certified by the Federal Small Business Act shall be deemed certified by the department of administration as a minority business enterprise.
PASSAGE Y
March 21, 2019 H5516 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Rebecca Weinreich, to join Wendy Anne Nelson and Daniel Michael Weinreich in marriage on or about June 1, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
March 21, 2019 H5253 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM [SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT]
Requires that instruction in health and physical education include information provided to students that mixing opioids and alcohol can cause accidental death.
PASSAGE Y
March 21, 2019 H5182 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES -- SPECIAL EVENTS LICENSE
Permits cities and towns to issue special events liquor licenses to permit the equivalent of one-day licenses one day each month.
PASSAGE Y
March 20, 2019 H5467 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF CARS INC.
PASSAGE Y
March 20, 2019 H5129 AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY -- CONDOMINIUM LAW--RESALE OF UNITS
Imposes a penalty against a condominium association that fails to deliver a resale certificate within ten (10) days of a request by a unit owner.
PASSAGE Y
March 20, 2019 H5118 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS
Allows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.
PASSAGE Y
March 19, 2019 H5257 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF ST. PETER'S-BY-THE-SEA, NARRAGANSETT, RHODE ISLAND
PASSAGE Y
March 19, 2019 S242 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - RHODE ISLAND UNINSURED PROTECTION FUND
Provides that the provisions of § 28-53-7 which addresses payments from the uninsured protection fund to employees of uninsured employers, would apply to injuries that occur on or after September 1, 2019.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
March 19, 2019 H5305 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS - RHODE ISLAND UNINSURED PROTECTION FUND
Extends the effective date of the Rhode Island Uninsured Protection Fund from February 1, 2019 to September 1, 2019.
PASSAGE Y
March 13, 2019 H5320 HOUSE RESOLUTION REAFFIRMING THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN RHODE ISLAND AND TAIWAN, ENHANCING BILATERAL RELATIONS, CELEBRATING THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TAIWAN RELATIONS ACT (TRA), AND SUPPORTING TAIWAN IN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
PASSAGE Y
March 13, 2019 H5484 AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES
Extends the effective date for the application of the new definition section relative to zoning ordinances and would also extend the current definitions section relative to zoning ordinances.
PASSAGE Y
March 13, 2019 H5278 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAX--NON-COLLECTING RETAILERS, REFERRERS, AND RETAIL SALE FACILITATORS ACT
Extends the requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection/sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their state.
PASSAGE Y
March 12, 2019 S37 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- VIDEO-LOTTERY GAMES, TABLE GAMES AND SPORTS WAGERING
Authorizes and provide for online sports wagering through authorized hosting facilities in Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
March 12, 2019 H5241 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- VIDEO-LOTTERY GAMES, TABLE GAMES AND SPORTS WAGERING
Authorizes and provide for online sports wagering through authorized hosting facilities in Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
March 12, 2019 H5241 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- VIDEO-LOTTERY GAMES, TABLE GAMES AND SPORTS WAGERING
Authorizes and provide for online sports wagering through authorized hosting facilities in Rhode Island.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT N
March 07, 2019 H5125 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE REPRODUCTIVE PRIVACY ACT
Serves to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
PASSAGE N
March 07, 2019 H5125 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE REPRODUCTIVE PRIVACY ACT
Serves to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT N
March 07, 2019 H5125 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE REPRODUCTIVE PRIVACY ACT
Serves to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT Y
March 07, 2019 H5125 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE REPRODUCTIVE PRIVACY ACT
Serves to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT Y
March 07, 2019 H5125 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE REPRODUCTIVE PRIVACY ACT
Serves to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT NV
March 07, 2019 H5125 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE REPRODUCTIVE PRIVACY ACT
Serves to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT Y
March 06, 2019 S87 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Dina Spaziano to join Lauren Ann Garrity and Richard James Duquette in marriage on or about October 26, 2019, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
March 06, 2019 H5187 AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF BARRINGTON - VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER
Ratifies and validates the amendments to the Barrington Home Rule Charter which were approved by the electors of the town of Barrington at the polls on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE Y
March 06, 2019 H5115 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- EXPLOSIVES, FIREWORKS, AND PYROTECHNICS
Prohibits the use of display fireworks, or aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and makes a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75 and court costs.
PASSAGE Y
March 05, 2019 S75 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Daniel R. Baker to join Christy Caroline Baker and Amber Lynn Stewart in marriage on or about August 25, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
March 05, 2019 H5096 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CENTRAL FALLS
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the city of Central Falls which were adopted and approved by the electors of the city on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE Y
March 05, 2019 H5041 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS
Prohibits development of land contiguous to State House unless approved by general assembly.
PASSAGE Y
February 28, 2019 H5016 JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY VETERAN AND MILITARY SPOUSE EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Would extend the reporting and expiration dates of the Special Legislative Commission to Study Veteran and Military Spouse Education & Employment Opportunities from April 30, 2020, and its expiration date to July 30, 2020.
PASSAGE Y
February 28, 2019 H5295 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Janine Hesford to join Sabra M. Lepore and Ralph E. Orlandi in marriage on or about May 4, 2019, within the Town of Lincoln, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 28, 2019 H5336 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Emily Bruce to join Phoebe B. Hall and Peter J. Nassoit in marriage on or about June 29, 2019, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 28, 2019 H5359 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows the Honorable Doreen M. Costa to join Tonya McCarthy and David Tacey in marriage on or about September 9, 2019, within the Town of West Kingston, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 27, 2019 H5091 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF TEN TREES GROUP, INC.
PASSAGE Y
February 26, 2019 S33 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF WASHINGTON COUNTY BUILDERS, INC.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
February 26, 2019 H5053 AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES
Exempts property located at 122 North Main Street in the city of Woonsocket from the provision requiring it to be located a certain distance from objectors/schools/churches regarding the issuance of retail liquor licenses.
PASSAGE Y
February 26, 2019 H5140 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Steven F. Smith to join Gia F. Guglielmetti and Christopher B. Maselli in marriage on or about October 19, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 26, 2019 H5237 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows the Honorable Doreen Costa to join Janet Heffernan and Paul Anderson in marriage on or about June 22, 2019, within the City of Cranston, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 26, 2019 H5239 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Michael J. Mulcahy, II, to join Kellyann M. Mulcahy and Stephen A. Fitch in marriage on or about August 24, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 26, 2019 H5277 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows the Honorable Christopher R. Blazejewski to join Lauren Joy Auffrey and Christopher Pedro Aoyama in marriage on or about May 5, 2019, within the Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
February 26, 2019 S79 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Lucille Mary King to join Sara Elizabeth Rodgers and Benjamin Patrick King in marriage on or about June 15, 2019, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
February 26, 2019 S88 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Dina Spaziano to join Elizabeth Rose Colagiovanni and Michael Augustine D'Amore in marriage on or about July 26, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE IN CONCURRENCE Y
February 13, 2019 H5132 AN ACT RELATING TO THE TOWN OF NORTH SMITHFIELD
Ratifies the Home Rule Charter amendments adopted and approved by the electors of North Smithfield on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE Y
February 13, 2019 H5054 HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A PLAN AND THE DESIGN OF A BEIRUT MEMORIAL TO BE LOCATED AT THE RHODE ISLAND STATE HOUSE
Extends the reporting and expiration dates of the Commission to study and make recommendations for a plan and the design of a Beirut Memorial located at the Rhode Island State House to April 30, 2020, and would expire on May 30, 2020.
PASSAGE Y
February 07, 2019 S182 AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- ELECTION AND QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICERS
Allows the town of Coventry to combine voting precincts for a special election for the school committee in 2019. Once the precincts are combined, the canvassers shall advertise such combination at least seven (7) days prior to the election.
PASSAGE Y
February 06, 2019 H5117 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Middletown, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Middletown on November 6, 2018.
PASSAGE Y
February 05, 2019 H5090 HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING AND EXPIRATION DATES OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFICACY AND COST OF IMPLEMENTING A RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR ALL MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL UNITS, INCLUDING CONDOMINIUM COMPLEXES
Extends the reporting and expiration dates of the commission to study the efficacy and cost of implementing a recycling program for multi-family residential units from February 7, 2019, to April 30, 2019, and expires on May 30, 2019.
PASSAGE Y
January 31, 2019 S9 AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- VOTING DISTRICTS AND OFFICIALS
Allows the board of canvassers of the town of Bristol to combine two (2) or more voting districts for the representative district 68 special election in March, 2019.
PASSAGE Y
January 31, 2019 H5015 AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS -- VOTING DISTRICTS AND OFFICIALS
Allows the board of canvassers of the town of Bristol to combine two (2) or more voting districts for the representative district 68 special election in March, 2019.
PASSAGE Y
January 29, 2019 H5128 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Alan Leslie Rosenfield, Esq., to join Marla Gail Waters and Gregory Louis Mercuri in marriage on or about May 11, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
January 29, 2019 H5089 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Edward Duclos to join Christine Mae Gannon and Frederick Joseph Prescott, Jr., in marriage on or about April 27, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
January 29, 2019 H5014 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Kevin Daniel McKeegan to join Amanda Curry and Adam Polansky in marriage on or about June 15, 2019, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
January 29, 2019 H5013 AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Allows Andrew Gavin to join Alison Gavin and Joey Ho in marriage on or about May 4, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
PASSAGE Y
January 16, 2019 H5037 HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE YEARS 2019 AND 2020
PASSAGE Y
January 16, 2019 H5037 HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE YEARS 2019 AND 2020
PASSAGE Y
January 16, 2019 H5037 HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE YEARS 2019 AND 2020
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT N
January 16, 2019 H5037 HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE YEARS 2019 AND 2020
PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT N
January 16, 2019 H5037 HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE YEARS 2019 AND 2020
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PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT N
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