RI Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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H7546IntroCreates incentive bonus program to reward school systems meeting/exceeding annual education goals/standards established by department of education.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
H7904IntroDesignates all regional school districts in effect as of July 1, 2018, as taxing regional school districts, with authority to levy and collect property taxes for educational purposes.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
S2610IntroCreates the "Primary Care Trust Act" to require health insures to allocate a fair portion of medical spending for the delivery of primary care services and creates a trust for administration of the program.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7840IntroWaives fees for entrance to state parks for any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older who suffers from a disability as defined by the director of the department of environmental management.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
H7819IntroAuthorizes a special license plate for Rhode Island Boy Scouts, a nonprofit corporation, and establish the fees and other conditions applicable to its issuance.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2787IntroAuthorizes the department of business regulation to determine the status of insurers for coordination of benefits purposes when there are two or more insurers.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7142IntroEstablishes the "Rhode Island Livable Home Tax Credit Act", and would provide for its administration.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2454IntroExempts individuals validly licensed in their country and holding a validly issued study or work Visa from the state's licensing requirements.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/24/2018)
H7547IntroProvided that the transition plan for education aid begun in fiscal year 2012 would be frozen in place at the rates and calculations in effect for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
S2552IntroEstablishes a public scorecard system to show how long-term care reform is meeting its goals of rebalancing the way services are delivered and moneys are spent on various service types.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2777IntroProhibits the sale of dogs under 8 weeks of age unless approval for sale in writing from a licensed Rhode Island veterinarian with violations subject to imprisonment not to exceed 12 months or $1,000, or both. Pounds and shelters are exempt.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H7216IntroExempts persons over 59 yrs of age and those who cannot operate a motor vehicle because of a disability from being charged a fee for an ID card from the DMV provided they have no valid operator's license or are surrendering one due to inability to dr...
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2533IntroExpands certain rights of persons with developmental disabilities.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H8057IntroEstablishes a restricted receipt account for the purpose of funding school safety evaluations, to be known as the "Rhode Island Public School Safety Evaluation Program Fund."
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
S2507IntroRemoves the requirement that hunting and fishing licenses may be issued only by town and city clerks.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H8056IntroProvides for a stipend to be paid to certain retired state employees, municipal employees, and teachers or their beneficiaries during years when a cost of living adjustment is not scheduled.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
H7344IntroImplements provisions of the Lean government initiative to eliminate waste and inefficiency in the operation of state government.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
H7351IntroPermits the motor vehicle administration to allow auctions of registration plates for charity.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
H7436IntroEstablishes and require funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
S2567IntroAllows DMV to issue driving privilege licenses/permits to applicants unable to establish lawful presence in US which are not valid for ID purposes effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2559IntroIncreases the penalty for anyone found guilty of reckless driving while eluding police to a felony punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and subject to a loss of license from 1 to 2 years and a possible forfeiture of their motor vehicle.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2130IntroPermits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2600IntroEliminates the statute of limitations for injuries suffered as a result of sexual abuse by any person including a child.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2669IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Evaluate The Impact Of "project Sustainability" In The State Of Rhode Island (creates A 17 Member Commission Study And Provide Recommendations On The Impact Of "project Sustaina...
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2778IntroProvides a procedure for the seizure of any animal found to be abandoned, neglected, or hazardously accumulated as well as a procedure for the disposition of seized animals that are so injured or diseased that said seized animals should be destroyed.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
S2574IntroRequires all school buses to be equipped with ignition interlock systems.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2553IntroRequires DHS to seek Medicaid section 1115 waivers to provide caregiver support services for family caregivers, and provides for the creation of annual reports by DHS to track the number of caregiver assessments given by the department.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2564IntroIncreases penalties for a variety of motor vehicle offenses.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7017IntroIncreases the number of days a retired teacher may substitute teach or be otherwise employed by a school system from ninety (90) days to one hundred (100) days without a reduction or forfeiture of retirement benefits.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
S2561IntroExtends the "lookback period" for second and subsequent offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs under § 31-27-2, and for offenses related to failure or refusal to submit to chemical tests under § 31-27-2.1 from 5 yrs to10...
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2678IntroContinues status quo for licensing of approved recipients under DACA program; however, issuance of license does not confer right to vote eff. 12/3/18.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7054IntroExpands and clarifies what constitutes disability entitling disabled veterans to the waiver of motor vehicle registration fees.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2568IntroRequires informed consent notice and hand-delivery of chemical test for drugs under the influence of liquor or drugs.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2652IntroExpands the definition of eligible net metering resources by including "eligible biomass fuels" as defined in § 39-26-2(6).
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
S2710IntroProvides that a vehicle unlawfully parked in a properly marked "handicapped parking" space would be towed at the owners expense.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2760IntroAllows a judge to impose blood or urine testing and the use of an ignition interlock system upon persons seeking a conditional hardship license.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7918EngrossAllows Patrick James Quinlan to join Teri Lynn Stifano and Jonathyn Albert Arioste Pirolli in marriage on or about July 7, 2018, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2696IntroSenate Resolution Urging Law Enforcement Officials To Recognize White Nationalist And Neo-nazi Groups As Terrorist Organizations
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2546IntroRequires the directors of BHDDH to develop and implement a program to offer financial incentives to hospitals and emergency facilities that achieve Level 1 certification in level of care.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7137IntroCreates the "Student Equal Economic Opportunity Act" which would identify those students who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition at public universities, colleges or community colleges.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
H7839IntroExempts disabled persons, who have been issued a disability placard, from fees charged by park and recreation facilities owned and operated by the state.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2563IntroCreates the motor vehicle offense of "driving under the influence of liquor or drugs, resulting in physical injury", a felony punishable by up to three (3) years in prison and a license suspension of up to one year.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7552IntroRestores the regionalization bonus in foundation education aid for certain regionalized school districts.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
H7316IntroRequires the general assembly to appropriate not less than five million dollars annually in capital financing for affordable housing development.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
H7437IntroAuthorizes the internet sale of lottery tickets with fifty percent of the proceeds to go to the state pension fund and fifty percent to go to the state lottery fund.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2632IntroLimits the number of registered sex offenders in any facility that operates as a homeless shelter whether on state or private property. Those limits may be exceeded if the facility complies with the provisions of § 11-37.1-21(c).
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7288IntroAuthorizes the division of motor vehicles to collect outstanding excise taxes at the time of registration of a motor vehicle, and remit such amounts to the applicable city, town or fire district.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
H7244IntroRequires the first inspection of any new vehicle within five (5) years from the date of purchase. If the vehicle is sold within five (5) years, the new owner must obtain an inspection sticker before the current sticker expires.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25]
To House Finance Committee
S2421IntroCriminalizes isolation of an elder or dependent adult and would provide that certain notification requirements be fulfilled on behalf of elder persons or dependent adults.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7348IntroEstablishes a pilot program to promote the creation of roof solar installations on school property in order to reduce the use of fossil fuels and to generate electricity in school buildings.
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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 26]
To House Finance Committee
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