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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0462IntroGrants instate tuition status at state operated schools to active duty and reserve members stationed in Rhode Island.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0814IntroImposes more specific regulations for the selection of program and/or construction managers by municipalities.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To Senate Labor Committee
S0516IntroRestores the lottery commission, and provide that it not subject to the operation of the separation of powers amendment.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
H5921IntroGives the city of Woonsocket the power to license and regulate persons selling farm or garden produce, including flowers.
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
H5570IntroEnables certain towns and cities to prorate the homestead exemption.
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (05/30/2017)
H5560IntroIncreases the personal income tax rates, with the revenue collected therefrom to be deposited into a restricted receipt account for the purpose of reimbursement to municipalities for public school construction.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Finance Committee
S0655EngrossValidates 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5713IntroProvides that those seeking review of a post-conviction relief final judgment must file their petition for writ of certiorari within sixty days from the date of final judgment.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5281IntroExempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under eight thousand one hundred pounds (8,100 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use, from sales tax.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Finance Committee
H5355IntroReduces the sales and use tax, commencing July 1, 2017, from the current level of seven percent (7%) in yearly increments of one quarter percent (.25%), until the level of six and one quarter percent (6.25%) is reached.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Finance Committee
S0204IntroRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for the tax years 2017 and beyond.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0917IntroRepeals 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To Senate Labor Committee
S0251IntroIncreases the exemptions for taxable retirement income to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). This increased exemption would apply to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Finance Committee
H5772IntroAdds the sale of seeds and plants to produce food for human consumption to the list of products wherein gross receipts from the sale of these products are exempted from sales and use taxes.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Finance Committee
H5248IntroExempts containers and storage devices designed for safe storage of guns from sale and use tax.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Finance Committee
S0282IntroProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant female prisoners during transport to court during the third trimester of pregnancy, and would require DOC to submit annual reports to the general assembly regarding the number of pregnant women at the ACI.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5833IntroRepeals the section of the law requiring all corporations doing business in the state of Rhode Island to add back into their taxable income any amount deducted under the federal "Domestic Production Deduction" of the Internal Revenue Code 26 U.S.C. ...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Finance Committee
S0865EngrossAllows Jayne F. Martin to join Lindsay Erin Martin and Patrick Kramer in marriage on or about September 3, 2017, within the Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Judiciary Committee
H6183IntroTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Simon's Supply, Co., Inc.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Corporations Committee
H5784IntroImposes a six percent (6%) surtax on investment gains earned by endowment funds of independent institutions of higher education valued at or greater than one billion dollars.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Finance Committee
H5818IntroAmends the definition of "Patient safety work product" to conform with the federal "Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005".
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
H5125IntroExempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Finance Committee
S0893IntroSpecifies 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H6078IntroPermits 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Corporations Committee
H5973IntroAllows unionized firefighters to enter into an agreement which continues all contractual provisions contained in an expiring contract until a successor agreement has been reached.
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
H5715IntroLimits the judiciary's publicly available list of delinquent persons to the 100 delinquent persons owing the largest amount of court imposed or court related fees, and other monetary obligations which have been unpaid for a period in excess of 90 day...
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
H6216IntroProhibits the rental or leasing of a dog or cat as a "forever pet" where the animal is used as collateral for a loan or subject to repossession.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5483IntroAmends electric distribution companies authority to charge interconnecting renewable energy customers for certain modifications and places timetables on interconnection work.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Corporations Committee
S0513IntroIncludes within the licensing and certification process required by the board of electricians the maintenance of certain electrical components.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To Senate Labor Committee
H5274IntroExpands the renewable energy growth program for an additional ten (10) years after the fifth program year, with an annual target of forty (40) nameplate megawatts for each year of the ten (10) year period.
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
H5703IntroRequires that election supplies furnished by the board of elections would be delivered to or picked up by the proper officer as determined by the board no later than twelve o'clock p.m. (12:00 p.m.) on the day before the election.
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2017-05-26
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
S0308IntroProvides for revenue sharing with municipalities commencing in FY 2018, based upon three percent (3%) of total state income tax revenues. It would also impose a 2% tax increase on personal income over $250,000 commencing January 1, 2018.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Finance Committee
H5694IntroValidates certain conveyancing defects in various instruments executed by or affecting grantors, grantees, business entities, powers of attorney, probate fiduciaries, mortgage discharges and foreclosures or certain clerical defects.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Corporations Committee
S0512IntroProhibits municipal charters and ordinances from requiring that their police officers and firefighters reside within the state of Rhode Island.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To Senate Labor Committee
S0327IntroEstablishes procedures for the licensing of naturopathic physicians, and defines the practice of naturopathic medicine.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5791IntroRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for tax years beginning on and after January 1, 2018.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Finance Committee
S0444IntroAuthorizes the creation of a state sponsored loan program to help pay off student debt.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
H5166IntroExempts from sales and use taxes the sale of cremation urns for humans and pets.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Finance Committee
S0900IntroEliminates the requirement that the owner of a self-storage facility, in the absence of personal service upon any occupant who has defaulted, notify the occupant of the default and the owner's enforcement of its lien by publication.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0561EngrossAppoints an animal control officer to the rabies control board.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H6245IntroExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Providence Country Day School a Rhode Island nonprofit corporation, located in East Providence, Rhode Island, effective as of December 31, 2011.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5789IntroAllows a taxpayer to reduce adjusted gross income by any reimbursement the taxpayer makes to a private disability insurance provider because the taxpayer received social security disability insurance.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Finance Committee
S0037IntroProvides for a 10 year period in which tax administrator would have to commence a collection action.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0716IntroIncreases the maximum weekly unemployment benefit rate to the higher of fifty-seven and one-half percent (57.5%) of the average weekly wages paid to workers in the prior calendar year or six hundred sixteen dollars ($616) per week.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 31]
To Senate Labor Committee
S0789IntroRequires insurance reimbursement for chiropractic diagnosis and treatment of conditions associated with the use of pain medications.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0864EngrossAllows Donna R. Corcoran to join Kaitlyn Mortimer and Christopher DiBiase in marriage on or about September 22, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Judiciary Committee
S0892IntroPermits the Cumberland Town Council to establish limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district who may enroll in any charter public school, Davies, and the Met Center.
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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