RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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H5175PassRelating To Making Appropriations For The Support Of The State For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018
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2017-08-03
Signed by Governor
S1011EngrossRequires the director the department of revenue to file annual reports, beginning on January 1, 2021 with the general assembly. Making recommendations and findings concerning the financial feasibility of the motor vehicle excise tax phase-out.
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2017-08-03
Senate read and passed
S1012PassSenate Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Evelyn Delfino
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2017-08-03
Senate read and passed
S1013PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Stephen E. D'agostino
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2017-08-03
Senate read and passed
S0502PassEstablishes limited conditions that must be satisfied to permit an increase in the bed capacity of existing nursing facilities, despite the moratorium on expansion.
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2017-07-26
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S0885PassCreates a reporting requirement for the commissioners of education and the council on elementary and secondary education concerning teacher training and the effect of new regulations.
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2017-07-26
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S0597PassIncreases the guardianship ad litem maximum fee from $400 to $800 in guardian/limited guardianship proceedings.
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2017-07-26
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S0969PassExempts from taxation the real and personal property located at 321 Main Street, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, belonging to the Contemporary Theatre Company, a qualified tax exempt corporation under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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2017-07-26
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S0896PassAdds illness sustained while in the performance of duty to the definition of accidental disability.
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2017-07-26
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S0946PassAllows the town of Lincoln to issue $60,000,000 in bonds for school construction and renovation, subject to voter approval.
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2017-07-26
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S0974PassValidates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Tiverton, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Tiverton on November 8, 2016.
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2017-07-26
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S0972PassAuthorizes the town of Scituate to issue not more than $4,900,000 bonds and notes to finance various improvements at the town of Scituate's schools.
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2017-07-26
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S0940PassProvides that all Class A liquor license holders located in the city of Providence shall not be permitted to open for business until nine o'clock (9:00) a.m.
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2017-07-26
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S0729PassCreates the Block Island utility district to provide utility products and services to the town of New Shoreham.
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2017-07-26
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S0041PassAuthorizes the town of Foster to provide tax credits to the elderly and disabled.
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2017-07-26
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S0911PassIncreases the tax exemption for real property held by the Burrillville Land Trust to two million dollars ($2,000,000).
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2017-07-26
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S0163PassAdds two members to the board of the Kent County Water Authority.
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2017-07-26
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S0515PassNames the roundabout at the intersection of Division Road and New England Tech Boulevard in East Greenwich the "Michael B. Isaacs Roundabout".
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2017-07-26
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S0917PassRepeals a provision of the workers' compensation law that provides that for injuries on and after July 1, 2023, "material hindrance" includes only compensable injuries causing a greater than sixty-five percent (65%) degree of functional impairment.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
H5969PassAuthorizes the town council of the town of Warren to create a municipal housing court and defines that court's jurisdiction.
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2017-07-21
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H6322PassSpecifies that adversely affected members of formulary change removing/making preferred or tiered status change of covered prescription drug receive required statutory notice.
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2017-07-21
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H6246PassAuthorizes the town of Lincoln to issue bonds and notes in an amount not exceeding $60,000,000 to finance the improvements to Lincoln High School and school facilities in the town.
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2017-07-21
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H5935PassEstablishes limited conditions that must be satisfied to permit an increase in the bed capacity of existing nursing facilities, despite the moratorium on expansion.
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2017-07-21
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S0095PassThe office of regulatory reform shall consult with various state agencies and plant-based representatives to facilitate economic growth.
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2017-07-21
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H6312PassCreates a reporting requirement for the commissioners of education and the council on elementary and secondary education concerning teacher training and the effect of new regulations.
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2017-07-21
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H5868PassAdds two (2) members to the board of the Kent County Water Authority.
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2017-07-21
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H5817PassAdds certain federal requirements to the selection of architects and engineers and permits prequalification of architects and engineers by cities and towns.
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2017-07-21
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H5444PassIncreases the guardianship ad litem maximum fee from $400 to $800 in guardian/limited guardianship proceedings.
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2017-07-21
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H6350PassValidates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Tiverton, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Tiverton on November 8, 2016.
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2017-07-21
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H6339PassProvides that all Class A liquor license holders located in the city of Providence shall not be permitted to open for business until nine o'clock (9:00) a.m.
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2017-07-21
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S0928PassRequires that the sheltering and nourishment of dogs conform to the industry standards established by the Tufts Animal Care and Conditions Scale regarding outside sheltering, proper nourishment, sanitary conditions, and physical condition.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
S0740PassMakes changes to the licensing procedures for health care facilities.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
H6130PassAllows retired nurses to be employed at state colleges for up to 75 days or150 half days before their pension payment would be suspended.
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2017-07-21
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H6362PassUpdates the definition of visually impaired persons to conform to the federal standard based upon medical advances and to assure a uniform application by all municipalities in granting the exemption.
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2017-07-21
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H6103PassCreates the Block Island utility district to provide utility products and services to the town of New Shoreham.
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2017-07-21
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H5571PassNames the roundabout at the intersection of Division Road and New England Tech Boulevard in East Greenwich the "Michael B. Isaacs Roundabout".
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2017-07-21
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H6277PassAuthorizes the town of Scituate to issue not more than $4,900,000 bonds and notes to finance various improvements at the town of Scituate's schools.
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2017-07-21
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H6287PassIncreases the tax exemption for real property held by the Burrillville Land Trust to two million dollars ($2,000,000).
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2017-07-21
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H5272PassAuthorizes the town of Foster to provide tax credits to the elderly and disabled.
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2017-07-21
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H5601PassAdds illness sustained while in the performance of duty to the definition of accidental disability.
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2017-07-21
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H6330PassExempts from taxation the real and personal property located at 321 Main Street, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, belonging to the Contemporary Theatre Company, a qualified tax exempt corporation under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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2017-07-21
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S0073PassCreates the "Uniform Act on the Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking" which would establish penalties and remedies for human trafficking.
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0540PassCreates and expands eligibility for a special license plate for Gold Star Families.
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0633PassAlters the membership, reporting protocol, and meeting requirements of the civic education commission.
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0960PassBenefits for students with disabilities continue until the end of the public school calendar semester when the student turns 21 or when the student’s program ends in accordance with the student’s (IEP), whichever occurs earlier.
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0030PassIncludes a tax sale as a transfer of property ownership that would trigger the past due balances of any PACE assessment.
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0985PassNames one of the two (2) new conference rooms at the Rhode Island Veterans Home as the "S. Michael Minutelli Memorial Conference Room".
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0145PassRequires a health care entity or health plan to issue a decision regarding the credentialing of a health care provider within forty-five (45) calendar days of receiving a complete credentialing application.
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
S0884VetoProvides that a charter public school that operates or will operate elementary school grades, middle school grades or high school grades shall be considered a network charter school notwithstanding the facility or the administration of the school.
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2017-07-19
Vetoed by Governor
S0493PassRequires health care professionals upon issuance of initial opioid prescription to discuss with patient/parent/guardian risk of developing dependence/addiction/potential of overdose/death/adverse risks of concurrent use of alcohol/other psychoactive ...
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
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