Bills Introduced in the Senate


Senate Resolution No. 2867

Resolution 231

BY Metts, Ruggerio, McCaffrey, Goodwin, Coyne

ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON POLICIES PERTAINING TO THE RHODE ISLAND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS (LEOBOR) (Creates a 13 member task force to study and provide recommendations on policies pertaining to the RI Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, and who would report back to the Senate by February 9, 2021, and expires on May 9, 2021.)


06/12/2020 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
06/12/2020 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/15/2020)
06/15/2020 Committee recommends passage
06/15/2020 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/18/2020)
06/18/2020 Senate read and passed


House Bill No. 8036

BY Williams, Mattiello

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS (Amends the law enforcement officers’ bill of rights to provide greater accountability over the disciplinary process over law enforcement.)


06/18/2020 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary