Testifying in 2021

The State House remains close to in-person testimony. See below for submitting written or verbal testimony to the House and Senate.

Senate Testimony

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Written testimony is encouraged.

Submit written testimony to:
slegislation@rilegislature.gov

Deadline for written testimony:
2pm THE DAY OF the hearing.

Verbal testimony will be given by phone.

Submit request for verbal testimony via this form.

Deadline for verbal testimony submission:
4pm THE DAY BEFORE the hearing.

 NOTE: testimony will only be accepted for bills that have a hearing, not for bills that are just for consideration only.

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Contact the Senate Legislative Office

Committee Clerk
(401) 222-2381
slegislation@rilegislature.gov

House Testimony

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Written testimony is encouraged.

Submit written testimony to:
RDiMezza@rilegislature.gov

Deadline for written testimony:
11am THE DAY OF the hearing.

Verbal testimony will be given by phone.

Submit request for verbal testimony to:
RDiMezza@rilegislature.gov

Deadline for verbal testimony submission:
11am THE DAY OF the hearing.

Please supply the following in your request:

•  Bill # you are testifying on
•  If you are for or against
•  Your name and phone number
•  Affiliation, if any

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Contact the House Legislative Office

Committee Clerk
(401) 222-2258
RDiMezza@rilegislature.gov

Track and Watch

Track Bills

Use the RI General Assembly Bill Tracker to stay on top of hearings and other changes to bills of your choosing.

Public Documents

All documents provided by the public will be posted on the General Assembly website.

Watch the Hearings

Committee meetings will be live streamed on CapitolTV.

Hearings will also be televised live on:

  • Cox Channels 15 and 61
  • In high definition on Cox Channel 1061
  • Full Channel on Channel 15
  • Channel 34 by Verizon subscribers