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

StatusStateBillSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
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.
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2014-04-18
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/30/2014)
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
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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...
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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.
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2014-04-16
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7961Authorize the division of motor vehicles to issue special registration plates in support of the Red Sox Foundation to suburban vehicles and commercial vehicles eligible for combination plates.
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2014-04-16
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7171Enable the general assembly in grand committee to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor
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2014-04-15
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/29/2014)
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
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2014-04-15
Committee postponed at request of sponsor (04/16/2014)
Intro
25%
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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2014-04-15
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/30/2014)
Engross
50%
RIH7516Eliminate the requirement that farm license plates be renewed annually
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2014-04-15
House read and passed
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.
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2014-04-15
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/30/2014)
Intro
25%
RIH7714Requires excavators to provide additional specific information regarding any excavation location to the PUC. Provisions are included for violations.
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2014-04-15
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
Intro
25%
RIH7578Require that for school bus transportation provided to children enrolled in grades kindergarten through six (6), a parent, guardian or authorized person be present at the child’s designated bus stops.
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2014-04-14
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
Intro
25%
RIH7351Reduce the cigarette tax by one dollar ($1.00) per pack
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2014-04-11
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/29/2014)
Intro
25%
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.
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2014-04-10
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Engross
50%
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
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2014-04-09
Intro
25%
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
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2014-04-09
Engross
50%
RIH7331Increase the statute of limitations for exploitation of an elder from three (3) years to ten (10) years
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2014-04-09
Pass
100%
RIH7569Extend the final date that the Rhode Island turnpike and bridge authority may impose a toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge not to exceed ten cents ($0.10), from April 1, 2014 to May 15, 2014.
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-09
Effective without Governor's signature
Intro
25%
RIH7685Provide a procedure for removal of abandoned mobile or manufactured homes under the jurisdiction of the district court.
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2014-04-09
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7867Prohibit surveillance on any public highway in the state unless specifically authorized by statute or court order. This act would also provide for the confidentiality of information collected or stored.
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2014-04-09
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.
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2014-04-09
Intro
25%
RIH7040Provide that if during any fiscal year the state reimbursement to cities and towns and school districts is insufficient to cover the costs of state mandates as reported by the department of revenue, those affected cities, towns and school districts
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2014-04-08
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7087Exempt from the sales and use tax, on any goods and services provided to a disabled person with respect to a service, guide, or companion animal
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2014-04-03
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7530This act prohibits the recording of mortgages and assignments in the name of a party other than the holder of the note secured by the mortgage. This act would also void certain prior recorded mortgages and assignments.
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2014-04-02
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7603Simplify the notice requirement for transfers of property between state agencies and departments.
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2014-04-02
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH8004Create a special registration plate for electric powered vehicles.
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-02
Pass
100%
RIH7334Allow Linda L. Bohmbach to join Peter M. Carr and Christine M. Cabral in marriage on or about July 5, 2014, within the Town of Tiverton, Rhode Island
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
RIH7333Allow Dylan Bradshaw to join Ryan Quin Loshaw and Alycia Rose Hackemer in marriage on or about May 31, 2014, within the Town of Tiverton, Rhode Island
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-31
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
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.
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2014-03-27
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7699Permit the cities or towns to establish tax exemptions for industrial and commercial property.
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-27
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7616Increase the statute of limitations for unlawful appropriation from three (3) years to ten (10) years.
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7166Prohibit the granting of a license under chapter 44-20, the “Cigarette Tax,” to an applicant that is a health care facility or that maintains a health care facility license
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2014-03-25
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7052Establish the Fetal Protection Act
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2014-03-20
Meeting postponed (03/26/2014)
Intro
25%
RIH7178Establish a plan for the gradual ban on the use of disposable plastic checkout bags by retail establishments
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-20
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7628Allow mobile and manufactured homes which are a part of a mobile and manufactured home park to be counted as low and moderate income housing for purposes of compliance with the requirements of the city or town's comprehensive land use plan.
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2014-03-20
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7801Create and establish the Tiverton Wastewater District.
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2014-03-20
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
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
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2014-03-19
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
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.
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2014-03-19
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7275Require, prior to the award of authority, that all bidders for public works contracts provide a list of the subcontractors to be utilized
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-18
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7432Provide a new method to fund transportation and bridge costs in RI. The act would establish the RI transportation infrastructure fund as a restricted receipt account within the RI intermodal surface transportation fund
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2014-03-18
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
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]
2014-03-13
Committee continued
Intro
25%
RIH7308Grant judges and magistrates the authority to prohibit drivers adjudicated of certain motor vehicle offenses from operating a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock system
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-12
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7532Expand and would clarify the type of work that can and must be performed only by a person who holds an electrical contractor's license. This act would also change references to an "oil burner contractor" to a "burner contractor".
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-11
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]
2014-03-06
Engross
50%
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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2014-03-05
Intro
25%
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 practicabl or will not result in the best values for the state
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-04
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7391Change the penalties for a first violation from $500 to $1,500 and for a second violation from $950 to $2,000.
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-04
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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]
2014-03-04
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
25%
RIH7823Repeal the sales tax on pet care services.
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
RIH7388Require applications for the conduct of composting operations to contain written confirmation from the town that the operation will be conducted in an area with proper zoning
[Detail][Text]
2014-02-27
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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