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2016 RI State Legislative Progress

Rhode Island was the 30th state to introduce the Healthy Workplace Bill


  • The first-ever Healthy Workplace Bill in Rhode Island was introduced by Sen. Ciccone on Feb. 10, 2016. SB 2377 made RI the 30th state to introduce our anti-bullying legislation.
  • The bill's title is the "Healthy Workplace Act of 2016." You can read the text of SB 2377 here.
  • The bill was referred to the Senate Labor Committee.
  • Everyone, call or write to each sponsor to thank them. Then, call the Senate Labor Committee chair Sen. Fogarty and ask him to schedule a public hearing for SB 2377 this legislative session. Contact info for each legislator is below.
  • The bill must pass out of Committee and be voted on the Senate floor by April 14.
  • Democrats are in the majority in both the RI House and Senate.

Legislators to contact

The Senate Sponsors of SB 2377

Name District Phone E-mail Website
Sen. Frank A. Ciccone, III   D-7 (401) 276-5582 sen-ciccone@rilegislature.gov Here
Sen. Adam J. Satchell   D-9 (401) 615-5170 sen-satchell@rilegislature.gov Here
Sen. Louis P. DiPalma   D-12 (401) 847-8540 sen-dipalma@rilegislature.gov Here
Sen. Stephen R. Archambault   D-22 (401) 276-5589 sen-archambault@rilegislature.gov Here
Sen. Frank S. Lombardi   D-26 (401) 453-3900 sen-lombardi@rilegislature.gov Here



Senate Labor Committee

Name District Phone E-mail Website
Sen. Paul W. Fogarty, Chair   D-23 (401) 949-0895 sen-fogarty@rilegislature.gov Here
Sen. Frank A. Ciccone, III, Vice-Chair   D-7 (401) 276-5582 sen-ciccone@rilegislature.gov Here






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