RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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S0660IntroRepeals the requirement of notice to husband of a patient before an abortion procedure.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0663IntroRestricts the jurisdiction of probate courts over change of name to the names of persons eighteen (18) years of age or older.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0655IntroValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the city of East Providence, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the city of East Providence on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
S0633IntroAlters the membership, reporting protocol, and meeting requirements of the civic education commission.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Education Committee
H5317PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Environmental Management To Conduct A Study Of The Impact The New Environmental Protection Agency Policies And Rules Will Have On Its Ability To Preserve And Protect Rhode Island...
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2017-03-29
House read and passed
H6020IntroAllows Azarig Kooloian, Jr., to join Kim Kooloian and David Anthony Ventris in marriage on or about June 24, 2017, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0373EngrossRequires that any applicant or holder of a retail license for the sale of alcoholic beverages be required to file a certificate of insurance evidencing liability insurance coverage in certain minimum amounts.
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2017-03-29
To House Corporations Committee
S0642IntroMoves state employee public safety professionals from the state retirement system to the municipal retirement system, effective July 1, 2017. It sets their retirement contribution to 10% of their compensation.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
H6025IntroJoint Resolution Appropriating Sufficient Sums To Pay One-half The Costs Of Teachers In Obtaining An International Dyslexia Association ("ida") Aligned Graduate Certificate In Dyslexia Knowledge And Practice (appropriates Sufficient Sums To Pay One-h...
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2017-03-29
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
S0653IntroEstablishes a separate variance process for certain properties that sustain damages as a result of a state emergency or local disaster emergency.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
S0664IntroMakes numerous changes to the procedures regarding the issuance of concealed carry permits, the fees associated with their issuance, and the public records accessible by the public in relating thereto.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0681IntroTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Rubalcook, Inc.
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2017-03-29
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (03/30/2017)
S0667IntroProhibits a lender from filing an action for a deficiency judgment following a short sale of residential property if the lender reports to the IRS it has cancelled all or part of the borrower's debt and provides the borrower with a copy of the report...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0666IntroLimits the time period to no more than 180 days relating to warrants issued to electronic communication services for information/content relating to their customers with one or more extensions of up to 180 days per extension subject to court approval...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0020EngrossPermits grandfathering the licensing of barbers, hairdressers, cosmeticians, manicurists and estheticians on the basis of work experience or work in another state.
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2017-03-29
To House Corporations Committee
S0657IntroAuthorizes the town council of the town of Warren to create a municipal housing court and defines that court's jurisdiction.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0669IntroCreates the young adult voluntary extension of care program that would extend the age of foster care from age eighteen (18) to age twenty-one (21) and would provide a range of programs and services to carry out the purpose of the act.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6022IntroDefines snow removal contracts between service providers and service receivers and limit liability between them and declare indemnity agreements void as against public policy.
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2017-03-29
To House Corporations Committee
S0627PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Tucker Family On The Passing Of Woodrow W. Tucker
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2017-03-29
Senate read and passed
S0643IntroRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5605IntroDefines covered animals and prohibits their abuse and sale.
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2017-03-29
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
S0668IntroProhibits a lender from filing an action for a deficiency judgment following a short sale of residential property if the lender reports to the IRS it has cancelled all or part of the borrower's debt and provides the borrower with a copy of the report...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6017IntroProvides students attending public or private schools enrolled in grades K-12 with a student's bill of rights prohibiting discrimination based on race, sex, gender, economic status or mental, physical, developmental or sensory disabilities.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0677IntroReplaces the American Arbitration Association, as the selector of labor arbitrators, in non-grievance contract matters, with the director of the department of labor and training.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Labor Committee
S0644IntroRequires insurance plans to include coverage for effective communication access services between patients who are deaf and their healthcare professionals in order to ensure that their health needs and treatments are understood.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0680IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Transportation To Install A Plaque Memorializing The Andrews Brothers On Exit 6 On I-195e (names The Ramp Of Exit 6 On I-195e After The Four (4) Andrews Brothers Who Served In W...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
S0661IntroProvides that any applicant for employment or volunteer activity of a religious organization, undergo a national background check at the request of said religious organization, as a condition of employment.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0652IntroAmends several sections relative to the eligibility and award process for projects that receive financial assistance from PACE (Property Assessment Clean Energy) programs and the Rhode Island infrastructure bank.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
S0683IntroSenate Resolution Proclaiming March 29, 2017, To Be "annual Social Work Education Legislative Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2017-03-29
Recommended for Immediate Consideration
S0638IntroFacilitates the sharing of information between the treasury, state retirement system, division of taxation, and the department of labor and training concerning unclaimed property, taxation collection, and pension benefit monitoring.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
S0673IntroChanges the director and other positions at the state crime laboratory from board of governors' appointments to employees of the council on postsecondary education.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0659IntroProvides that all transfers of a mortgage interest on residential property be recorded so as to provide a clean chain of title for consumers to track the owner of their mortgage loans.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0658IntroCreate process within DCYF for placing children in the least restrictive placement including kinship and foster care.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0641IntroAllows those individuals who pay part or all of the cost of a renewable energy system to carry over the tax credit, if not used for the year of installation, to the next year for a maximum of three (3) years.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
S0670IntroProhibits any state agency, department or person which is authorized to expend or collect money for the state, from many types of discrimination.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0679IntroAllows Rhode Island residents who work for an out-of-state nongovernmental employer to apply for coverage under Rhode Island's Temporary Disability Insurance program.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Labor Committee
S0647IntroRequires BHDDH to make or cause to be made annual unannounced inspections and investigations of community residences.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5905IntroRequires manufacturers to fully disclose to the DOH all ingredients contained in their cosmetic products manufactured, distributed or sold in the state, and further subjects a manufacturer to financial penalties for a violation of this requirement.
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2017-03-29
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H6023IntroMakes changes in the definitions of what constitutes unlawful confinement of any sow during gestation, calf raised for veal or egg-laying hen kept on a farm, and would apply them throughout the chapter accordingly.
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2017-03-29
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
S0070EngrossRequires that parole board members appointed by the governor require the advice and consent of the senate.
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2017-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0635IntroAuthorizes development of at home online learning system for use by school districts to minimize days lost to weather related or other events resulting in school cancellation effective 7/1/17.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Education Committee
S0637IntroAmends electric distribution companies authority to charge interconnecting renewable energy customers for certain modifications and places timetables on interconnection work.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
S0665IntroAllows for a judge or magistrate to impose the requirements of blood and/or urine testing for the presence of illicit substances, if necessary, for anyone convicted of driving under the influence or refusal to submit to a chemical test.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0648IntroBroadens definition of "employee" to include assistants/technologists providing direct medical care to patients and allows union/association to file appeal to personnel appeal board.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H6024IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $100,000 To The Trinity Repertory Company To Implement The Project Discovery Program (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $100,000 To The Trinity Repertory Company To Implement The Project Discovery ...
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2017-03-29
To House Finance Committee
S0684IntroSenate Resolution Congratulating The Tiverton Boys' Basketball Team On Winning The 2017 Rhode Island Boys' Basketball Division Iii Tournament, And Congratulating The Tiverton Girls' Cheerleading Team On Winning The 2017 Rhode Island Cheerleading Smal...
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2017-03-29
Recommended for Immediate Consideration
S0193IntroPrevents funds from the worker's compensation administrative fund restricted receipts account from being transferred to the general fund.
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2017-03-29
[Hearing: Mar 29]
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
S0387EngrossAllows William J. Gately, Jr., Esq., to join Caroline Stuart Barr and James W. Gately in marriage on or about August 26, 2017, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2017-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0280EngrossAllows Leonette Marie Tanquay to join Lynne Elizabeth Daigneault and Gregg Noury in marriage on or about June 16, 2017, within the Town of Smithfield, Rhode Island.
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2017-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0650IntroValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Foster, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Foster on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
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