The RI General Assembly opened its 2016 session on Tuesday, January 5th. The work of the new legislative year is now underway!
The General Assembly’s website is an excellent resource for following the legislative process: http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Pages/Default.aspx. Learn more about your state senator and representative, view committee calendars, see what’s scheduled for a floor vote, watch committee hearings and floor sessions on Capitol TV’s live web streaming service (free), and much more!
To learn more about how a bill becomes a law in Rhode Island click here: http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/pages/generalbilllaw.aspx