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Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Rhode Island (RI)


Capital: Providence

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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
1,057,315
Population 2017 1,056,486
Population 2016 1,057,063
Below Poverty 2018 8.9
Below Poverty 2017 11.6
Below Poverty 2016 12.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
61.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 61.6
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 61.1
Unemployed 2018 4.1
Unemployed 2017 4.4
Unemployed 2016 5.2
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 8,259
STATE FACTS
Rhode Island never ratified the 18th Amendment prohibition.
Rhode Island was the last of the original thirteen colonies to become a state.
George M. Cohan was born in Providence in 1878. He wrote, “I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” and a wide variety of other musical entertainment.

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
  Gina Raimondo (D)
 Lieutenant Governor   Daniel McKee (D)
 Attorney General Peter Neronha (D)
 Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (D)
 State Senate Control D – 33; R – 5
 State House Control D – 66; R – 89

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 1, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment  December 31, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines April 13, 2019
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Six days, Sundays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 10 days from adjournment
Veto Override 3/5 majority
Legislation Effective Date Upon enactment

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

 

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations
Regulatory Guidelines

 

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

 

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in Rhode Island

 

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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