News Maker - RHODE ISLAND
RHODE ISLAND - Senate Bill 97 an act titled "An Act Relating To Property - Mechanics' Liens (would Repeal 34-28-4.1 Of The General Laws Which Compels Notification By A Contractor Of Possible Mechanics' Liens Prior To Commencing Any Work On A Construction Project Within 10 Business Days Of Commencing Work.)" is currently being studied.
As the title suggests the Act would remove the Prime Contractor's requirement to serve owner Notice of Possible Mechanic's Lien within 10 days of first furnishing.
The bill would become effective upon passage.
Jan 22, 2013: Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
Mar 12, 2013: Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/14/2013)
Mar 14, 2013: Committee recommended measure be held for further study
May 21, 2013: Scheduled for consideration (05/23/2013)
May 23, 2013: Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Jun 21, 2013: Scheduled for consideration (06/25/2013)
Jun 25, 2013: Committee recommends passage
Jun 27, 2013: Placed on Senate Calendar (06/27/2013)
Jun 27, 2013: Senate voted to recommit to Senate Judiciary