RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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H5224IntroEstablishes the "Small Cell Siting Act", which specifies how local authorities may regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities and small wireless facility networks.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
H5818EngrossAmends the definition of "Patient safety work product" to conform with the federal "Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005".
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
S0011IntroClarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
H5553IntroAllows for incarceration of an individual to be taken into consideration for the purposes of a motion to modify a child support order.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
S0290IntroRequires employers with eighteen (18) or more employees to provide three (3) paid sick days in 2018, four (4) paid sick days in 2019 and five (5) paid sick days thereafter.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
S0608IntroRequires local law enforcement to share information with local school departments for the purposes of notifying parents of students whose bus stop is within 1000 feet of the residence of level 3 sex offender.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
H5174IntroPlaces oversight of freshwater lakes, streams, and ponds in the fish and wildlife division of the department of environmental management.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
H5082IntroProhibits the manufacture, sale, and distribution of residential upholstered children's products that contain certain amounts of bromide or chlorine bonded to carbon that is added to a plastic, foam, or textile.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
S0342IntroCreates the "Small Cell Siting Act", which specifies how local authorities may regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities and small wireless facility networks.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
H6372EnrollTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Evolution Studios, L.l.c.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
S0006EngrossCreates a batterers intervention program fund and also adopts evidence-based probation and parole supervision systems.
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2017-09-25
Transmitted to Governor
S0989IntroJoint Resolution Authorizing The State To Enter Into Financing Lease And Payment Agreements In Connection With The Construction Of A Ballpark In The City Of Pawtucket
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2017-09-22
[Hearing: Sep 26]
Scheduled for hearing (09/26/2017)
S0990IntroPermits redevelopment agencies to finance the construction of projects for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, institutional, public, or other purposes contemplated by a redevelopment plan.
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2017-09-22
[Hearing: Sep 26]
Scheduled for hearing (09/26/2017)
H6217EnrollChanges the recognition of Viet Nam Veterans' Day from May 15 to March 29 in order to correspond to the federal observance of this day.
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2017-09-22
Transmitted to Governor
S0600IntroCreates the Student Journalists' Freedom of Expression Act protecting student journalists' right to exercise freedom of speech in school-sponsored media.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0814IntroRequires a city or town to utilize qualification based selection for the procurement of program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
H5570IntroProvides for a proration of the homestead exemption in cases where title to property passes from those not entitled to claim an exemption to those who are entitled.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0893EnrollSpecifies 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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0327IntroEstablishes procedures for the licensing of naturopathic physicians, and defines the practice of naturopathic medicine.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0432IntroProhibits domestic insurance companies from any distinction or discrimination against individuals in a domestic partner relationship regarding policies issued or renewed in this state.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0332IntroRequires medical treatment facilities to provide discharge plans for patients with nonsubstance abuse related mental health disorders.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0782EnrollEliminates continuing education board (CEB) service of process by certified mail and prohibits claim negotiation with unlicensed public adjusters from excluding coverage to volunteer drivers.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S1007IntroMakes educational institutions and nonprofit corporations established pursuant to chapter 6 of title 7 eligible for net-metering financing arrangements.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S1004EnrollChanges the recognition of Viet Nam Veterans' Day from May 15 to March 29 in order to correspond to the federal observance of this day.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0055IntroProvides 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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
H5977EngrossFurther delineates the ability of the town of Burrillville to tax electrical power generation facilities, regulated or otherwise and for private consumption on resale.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0383EnrollEstablishes guidelines for the family court to use to decide petitions for visitation by grandparents based on a best interest of the grandchild standard.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0575EnrollUpdates 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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
H5623IntroRequires 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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
H5347IntroProvides for the release of certain records pertaining to the investigation of 38 Studios, LLC.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0843IntroProvides that if the Rhode Island housing and mortgage finance corporation is a tax title purchaser, it shall not be liable for violations in connection with the tax title property, prior to the expiration of five (5) years from the date of the tax s...
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2017-09-21
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S0135IntroRemoves video games from the definition of "motion picture" for the purposes of the Motion Picture Credit Tax Act, and extends from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2024.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0770IntroProvides that persons who apply to the DMV for a driver's license, its renewal or personal identification document shall simultaneously register to vote, unless they expressly decline to do so.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0923EnrollPermits the department of health to designate hospitals as "acute stroke ready hospitals."
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0426IntroMakes persons with 6 or less misdemeanors eligible for expungement by filing motion 10 years from completion date of last sentence unless convicted for felony involving domestic violence, DUI, or chemical test refusal.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0267IntroProhibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under 18 years of age.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0925EnrollAdds 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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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0772IntroCreates a work disabling presumption for any firefighter who passed a physical examination upon entry into service and who later contracts disabling hypertension, stroke, or heart disease.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0733IntroCreates an exception to the registration requirements and registration fees for minor use pesticides.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0363IntroCreates a special fundraising license plate for the Gaspee Days committee.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0767IntroReduces the items which must be monitored by the air-quality monitors at T.F. Green Airport to particles less than 0.1 microns, and black carbon.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0381EnrollExcludes weekends and state holidays from the calculation of the forty-eight (48) hour public notice requirement, and requires all public bodies to keep minutes of open meetings and file their minutes with the secretary of state.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S0932IntroProvides for the release of certain records pertaining to the investigation of 38 Studios, LLC.
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2017-09-21
Transmitted to Governor
S1014EnrollAllows Linda Bohmbach to join Caitlin Leigh Briggs and Keith Michael Santos in marriage on or about October 7, 2017, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2017-09-20
Transmitted to Governor
S1015EnrollAllows Janet Kelly McCarthy to join Bethany Kathleen Kraft and Dennis Patrick Richardson Jr., in marriage on or about November 11, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-09-20
Transmitted to Governor
H6386EnrollAllows the Honorable Donald Shaw to join Kathryn Wallace and Matthew Lowery in marriage on or about September 2, 2018, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2017-09-20
Transmitted to Governor
S0462EnrollGrants instate tuition status at state operated schools to active duty and reserve members stationed in Rhode Island.
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2017-09-19
House passed in concurrence
H5876IntroProhibits the sale of liquid that is intended for human consumption and/or use in an electronic nicotine delivery system that is not contained in child resistant packaging, and also bans the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems in schools.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
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