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Presents the "complete and updated text of all bills introduced in the [current] session of the R.I House of Representatives. Bills may be searched by the four digit number, by bill sponsor, by R.I. General Laws citation, or by typing key words and phrases."
Hosted by the Department of the Secretary of State, which maintains the rules and regulations filed by state agencies, boards and commissions, this database allows you to search all regulations filed since January 2002. For proposed Regulations, see the link to the "Proposed Rules and Regulations Database" below.
Includes text of bills and legislative action taken for the current year. Full text of Public Laws back to 1994. Also includes related files such as election results and the Rhode Island constitution. Most files may be searched by keyword, sponsor, or legal citation.
Presents the text of the R.I. General Laws. Be aware that the web site is updated frequently but it warns, "This information is provisional. For matters affecting legal rights, please refer to the printed version of the appropriate official publication." These are available via the link to LexisNexis on this page.
Hosted by the Department of the Secretary of State, which maintains the rules and regulations filed by state agencies, boards and commissions, this database allows for the search of regulations that are currently proposed by such agencies, boards and commissions. Final regulations can be found in the "Final Rules and Regulations Database" above.
Print: URI Ref KFR36 .R48
Text of latest state rules. Includes regulations, executive orders, appointments to state offices, and opinions of the Attorney General. Subject index in the latest issue cumulates for the current year.
This research guide covers select resources available for doing Rhode Island legal research, including finding laws & legislation, court opinions, regulations, and legal ethics information, both in print at the Georgetown Law Library as well as in electronic and online formats.