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S2953IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And To Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Ethics Commission
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2016-06-18
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H8300IntroEnables municipalities to adopt ordinances exempting them from being required to accept any additional residential properties, otherwise eligible for alternative assessment and taxation, if said municipality has achieved certain housing goals.
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2016-06-18
Committee recommends passage
H8172IntroCreates superior court diversion program, imposing certain service and screening conditions on defendants in return for exoneration of charges.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2937IntroChanges the eligibility requirements and increases the amount of damages crime victims may recover under the criminal injuries compensation act.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2007IntroRequires the public finance management board to ascertain and report on the total amount of public debt no less than every two (2) years and requires cities/towns to submit report of relevant financial info with requests for bonds and indebtedness.
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2016-06-18
House passed Sub B
H8171IntroCreates a batterer’s intervention program fund and also adopts evidence-based probation and parole supervision systems.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
H8173IntroChanges the eligibility requirements and increases the amount of damages crime victims may recover under the criminal injuries compensation act.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2935IntroClarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2933IntroCreates superior court diversion program, imposing certain service and screening conditions on defendants in return for exoneration of charges.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2938IntroMakes several changes to the sentencing and execution guidelines for purposes of criminal procedure and would add new conditions of criminal probation.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2821IntroJoint Resolution Approving The Issuance Of Not To Exceed $45,000,000 Revenue Bonds By The Rhode Island Convention Center Authority To Finance Construction Of A Public Parking Garage At The Garrahy Courthouse Parking Lot Site And Authorizing The State...
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2016-06-18
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H8231IntroAmends the provisions of the general laws pertaining to parole, medical parole, community confinement, and replaces prison impact statements with correctional impact statements.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
H8048IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Towing Storage Act's Provisions Relative To Police Seizures Of Vehicles (creates A 7 Member Commission To Study And Make Recommendations On The Towing Storage Act's Provisions Re...
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2016-06-18
House passed Sub A
S3072IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Commission To Study The Presence And Treatment Of Lead In Drinking Water In The State Of Rhode Island
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2016-06-18
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H8336IntroProvides that a PACE-related assessment shall, subject to the consent of existing mortgage holders, take precedence over all other liens except for liens for taxes.
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2016-06-18
House passed Sub A
H8268IntroIncreases the authority of the board of trustees on career and technical education over career and technical education schools while modifying the formula for state financial aid to them.
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2016-06-18
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/18/2016)
H8205IntroMakes several changes to the sentencing and execution guidelines for purposes of criminal procedure and would add new conditions of criminal probation.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2473IntroExtends full pay and benefits coverage for corrections personnel to injuries suffered during off duty emergencies and travel.
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2016-06-18
Senate passed Sub A
H8186IntroClarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.
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2016-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
S2322IntroRegulates motor vehicle dealerships in the conduct of the business of insurance.
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2016-06-18
Committee recommends passage
S3033IntroAllows electors in the town of New Shoreham to authorize the creation of a new utility district or cooperative.
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2016-06-17
Senate passed Sub A
S2592IntroExpands the state's net metering policy to include renewable energy projects in which energy is distributed off-site from a customer's account and would establish an energy system credit benefit or charge.
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2016-06-17
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H8363IntroEliminates the requirement that a notary public be a resident of Rhode Island.
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2016-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
S3097IntroProvides that firefighters who die as victims of homicide while still members, although not in the performance of active duty, be eligible for the same benefits as those killed on duty.
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2016-06-17
Committee recommends passage
H8241IntroEstablishes a continuing education requirement for renewal of those radiologic technologists (radiographers) initially licensed prior to December 10, 2012 without a national certification documenting the required education and experience.
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2016-06-17
House passed Sub A
H8115IntroIncreases the maximum post retirement employment earnings from $15,000 to $18,000 a year for retired educators who provide instruction at state colleges.
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2016-06-17
House passed Sub A
H7390IntroRequires timely review of any application for a permit to carry a concealed pistol and allows judicial review of adverse administrative decisions regarding such applications. It would also codify applications to the attorney general.
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2016-06-17
House passed Sub A
H7563IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations To Promote The Upgrade Of Facilities Used For Public Purposes By Encouraging Private Investment In Qualifying Projects (creates A 7 Member Commission To S...
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2016-06-17
House passed Sub A
H7252IntroSpecifies certain exemptions to the state's deceptive trade practices act applying to actions/entities subject to regulation by certain federal commissions/authorities and state licensed real estate brokers and salespersons.
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2016-06-17
House passed Sub A
H7821IntroSupports participation of micro businesses in the economic activity in the state, including state-directed public construction projects and in-state purchases. It requires DOA to compile data and submit an annual report to the governor/general assemb...
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2016-06-17
House passed Sub A
S2604IntroRequires the department of elementary and secondary education to consider incorporating substance abuse education into the health education curriculum.
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2016-06-17
Senate passed Sub A
S2464IntroRequires health insurance contracts, plans and policies to cover the services of doctors licensed for acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
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2016-06-17
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
H7664IntroProhibits the use of electronic nicotine-delivery system products in enclosed public places and enclosed facilities within places of employment.
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2016-06-17
House passed as amended (floor amendment)
H7978IntroRequires state department of elementary and secondary education to ensure the development of language skills for all deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
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2016-06-16
House passed Sub A
S2974IntroEstablishes that membership on the Cumberland Fire District Fire Committee constitutes holding a public office and that the elections of the Fire Committee are governed by state election laws.
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2016-06-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
H7618IntroProhibits health insurance insurers from discriminating against any health care provider, who is acting within the scope of their license or certification, concerning participation and coverage in their plan.
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2016-06-16
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
S2177IntroExempts renewable energy systems of up to10 kilowatts for residential property and up to 100 kilowatts for small commercial property from local taxation for a period of 20 years or upon transfer of the property, whichever is first.
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2016-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
S2351IntroAuthorizes 10 yr solar incentive program run by energy resources & funds by $100,000 annual allocation from development fund for installing new solar energy system of 10 kw or less at owner's residence on/after 7/1/16 resulting in $500 payment.
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2016-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
H7163IntroRequires health practitioners and health plan coverage to support clinical practices fostering use of abuse deterrent analgesic drugs product formulations in the same manner as non-abuse deterrent drug formulations.
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2016-06-16
To House Corporations Committee
S2145IntroProvides for payment responsibility of sending district to school department of East Providence for any child attending Bradley Hospital.
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2016-06-16
Senate passed Sub A
S2462IntroProvides for a dispute resolution process for emergency services and surprise bills for medical services performed by nonparticipating (out-of-network) health care providers.
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2016-06-16
Senate passed Sub A
S2065IntroMakes it an offense to leave a child under seven (7) years of age unattended in a motor vehicle.
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2016-06-16
Committee continued
H8312IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Presence And Treatment Of Lead In Drinking Water In The State Of Rhode Island
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2016-06-16
House passed Sub A
H7833IntroProvides for unified development review by local zoning/planning boards/commissions for major/minor land developments/subdivisions.
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2016-06-16
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H8206IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Use Of Solitary Confinement In The Rhode Island Aci (creates A 16 Member Legislative Commission To Study The Use Of Solitary Confinement In The Rhode Island Aci, And W...
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2016-06-16
House passed Sub A
H8361IntroRequires municipality allowing installment tax payments to provide written notice within 20 days of due date of nonpayment/advising failure to pay within 20 days will result in penalty/interest.
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2016-06-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
S2319IntroProvides that sex offenders register their presence with any homeless shelter at which they may temporarily stay and provides that said shelters notify the local law enforcement agency of the presence.
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2016-06-16
Senate passed Sub A
H8345IntroBans the consumption of marijuana in any form in public or private clubs and similar establishments.
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2016-06-16
To House Judiciary Committee
H8291IntroAllows victims of domestic violence to have their addresses remain confidential unless the certification is withdrawn by the applicant or invalidated by the secretary of state.
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2016-06-16
To House Judiciary Committee
H8189IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And To Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Ethics Commission
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2016-06-16
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
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