Sponsored by John G. Edwards - Rhode Island (Current)

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Pass
100%
RIH7449Create a new process for the eviction of residential tenants in mortgage foreclosed property which requires the existence of just cause
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2014-07-08
Signed by Governor
Veto
100%
RIH7631Create an exemption from taxation for certain residential property developments which have not been completed or, if completed, have not been sold and occupied. The exemption would expire on December 31, 2021.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-08
Vetoed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7801Create and establish the Tiverton Wastewater District.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8158Streamlines licensing and certification procedures for environmental lead inspectors and contractors. Revises factors to be considered for imposing a civil fine for violations of Lead, Poisoning, Prevention Act.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8339Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation To Continue Its Support For The Defense Industry In Rhode Island And To Assist The Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission's Efforts To Secure Additional Federa...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8363Amend the method by which the state assessment program would be implemented in public schools & would provide that no state assessment conducted pursuant to chapter 16-97 & prior to 7/1/19, would be used to determine a student's eligibility.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-03
Effective without Governor's signature
Pass
100%
RIH7219Require those persons who are contract employees of a private or public school department, and individuals hired by a third party vendor who has contracted with the private or public school department to undergo a national criminal background check.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-02
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7392Amend the provisions of written determination of procurement of construction manager at-risk services by delineating those conditions/situations when competitive sealed bidding is not practicable or will not result in the best values for the state.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-02
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8004Create a special registration plate for electric powered vehicles.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-02
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7331Increase the statute of limitations for exploitation of an elder from three (3) years to ten (10) years.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7391Increases the potential fines for plumbers, irrigators, and mechanical trades' persons who violate regulatory laws, from $500 to $1,500 for a first offense and from $950 to $2,000 for a second offense.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7685Provide a procedure for removal of abandoned mobile or manufactured homes under the jurisdiction of the district court.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8298Joint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Commission To Study R.i.g.l. 39-14.1, The Public Motor Vehicle Act, And The Impact Of Innovative Technologies On The Market For Transportation Services (this Resolution Creates An Eleven Member Commission To ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7054Require any political party or political action committee which advocates any question considered at any financial town meeting or at any election at which amendments to a city/town charter are proposed to file a report with the board of canvassers
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2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7515Make technical amendments, removing an obsolete reference to the local or municipal registry of birth records, and update the statute since births are now reported electronically
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7929Amends the definitions of "credit amount" and "credit week" for purposes of calculating an individual's earned wages, amends the definition of "employment" and indicates that certain services performed by family members not be considered employment.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8315Allow Daniel Adam Okolski to join Jessica Lynne Okolski and Craig Kostachuk Ennis in marriage on or about September 21, 2014, within the Town of Tiverton, Rhode Island.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7210Add one additional federal census block group within the town of Portsmouth, as a state enterprise zone under the distressed areas economic revitalization act
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-23
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7619Create a crime for the larceny of farm products that is either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the value of the item stolen.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-23
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8375House Resolution Honoring Representative Frank G. Ferri For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-20
House read and passed
Pass
100%
RIH8374House Resolution Honoring Representative Elaine A. Coderre For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-20
House read and passed
Pass
100%
RIH8378House Resolution Recognizing The Honorable Gordon D. Fox For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-20
House read and passed
Intro
25%
RIH7382Prohibit a person from electronically disseminating visual images of another engaged in sexually explicit conduct or the intimate parts of another, without that person's consent and where the person had a reasonable expectation of privacy
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-17
Pass
100%
RIH7520Amend the process for submission of economic impact statements, and eliminate a number of exclusions which are set forth in the existing statute
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-16
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7714Requires excavators to provide additional specific information regarding any excavation location to the PUC. Provisions are included for violations.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-16
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
RIH8133Authorize municipalities to require parking lots to have a person on site during operational hours to accept cash payments.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-16
Committee recommends passage
Intro
25%
RIH8280Joint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Motor Fuel Tax
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-16
Committee continued
Pass
100%
RIH8224To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Derbyshire Woodworking, Inc.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-12
Effective without Governor's signature
Pass
100%
RIH8307House Resolution Congratulating The Tiverton/rogers Co-op Boys' Lacrosse Team On Winning The 2014 Rhode Island Boys' Lacrosse Division Iii State Championship
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-11
House read and passed
Pass
100%
RIH8227House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Office Of Energy Resources To Issue A Report Describing Its Findings And Recommendations On The State's Energy Security And Improvement Opportunities
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-05
House read and passed
Pass
100%
RIH7191Add the hallucinogenic drugs Salvia Divinorum (Salvinorin A or Divinorin A), Datura stramonmium (jimson weed or jimsom weed) and synthetic cannabinoids (synthetic marijuana) to the RI Controlled Substances Act Schedule 1
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7516Eliminate the requirement that farm license plates be renewed annually
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH8161Joint Resolution Declaring May 8, 2014, As "rhode Island Cooperative Extension Day" In Celebration Of The Centennial Of The Passage Of The Smith-lever Act And Rhode Island's Contributions To The Development Of America's Land Grant And Sea Universitie...
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-29
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
RIH7171Enable the general assembly in grand committee to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-22
Intro
25%
RIH7565Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $15,000,000 For Services For The Developmentally Disabled
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-22
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7747Require the state to pay for the education of students placed in group homes outside of their municipality.
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-22
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH8127Makes various changes to the election laws with respect to voting by mail ballot.
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-14
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pass
100%
RIH8199House Resolution Proclaiming May 14, 2014, As "charter Public School Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-14
House read and passed
Intro
25%
RIH7548Exempt out-of-state food processers and wholesalers from the five hundred dollar ($500) fee charged food processors, as said processors already pay fees to their respective states to ensure compliance with health laws.
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-08
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7882Provide for prompt payment by the state to private enterprises for goods or services rendered to the state, and would prescribe penalties for delays in such payments.
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-08
Committee postponed at request of sponsor
Intro
25%
RIH7211Add tutoring to the list of functions which may be performed at a state college or university by a retiree without forfeiture or impairment of retirement benefits, subject to an annual limitation of $15,000
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-07
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7321Create a special registration plate for holders of the Eagle Scout badge. The$40.00 surcharge for the plates shall be divided between the general fund and the Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-01
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH8036Provides an exemption for certain so-called "innocent tenants" and property owners of industrial property from liability for costs or damages associated with a release of hazardous materials from the property.
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-01
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7613Requires mortgagee to file notice to foreclose and appoint agent for service of process with town clerk. It would require mortgagee to comply with housing codes.
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-30
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7661Requires the issuance of EBT cards with photographs of cardholders between the ages of 18 and 60 and not disabled or a victim of domestic violence. It creates abuse reduction measures.
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-30
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7041Change the composition of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-29
Meeting postponed (05/01/2014)
Intro
25%
RIH7351Reduce the cigarette tax by one dollar ($1.00) per pack
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-29
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7039Permit the town of Tiverton to be prospectively reimbursed at the 40% floor on the housing aid share ratio on projects completed before June 30, 2010
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-17
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7555House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations To Allow Private Bidders To Purchase The Naming Of Various State Properties (this Resolution Would Create A Nine (9) Member Commission To Study The Feasibili...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-16
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7861Modifies the civil penalty for possession of 1 oz or less of marijuana from $150 fine to not less than $100 or more than $200 per offense.
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-16
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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