RI Legislation | 2022 | Regular Session | Engrossed

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S2689Engross
50%
Modifies the application process for interconnection projects to require greater transparency/greater clarity through an 8 member committee and independent ombudsman with prospective application.
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2022-06-23
Senate passed Sub A
H7788Engross
50%
Prohibits, beginning January 1, 2024, any compact fluorescent lamp or linear fluorescent lamp to be offered for final sale, sold at final sale, or distributed in the state as a new manufactured product.
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2022-06-23
House passed Sub A
H7668Engross
50%
Includes licensed advanced practice registered nurses (APRN), certified in psychiatric/mental health, as qualified to certify the need for mental health treatment in certain patients.
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
H7318Engross
50%
Permits Dyslexia Advocacy Rhode Island plates to be issued for passenger or commercial vehicles. A minimum of six hundred (600) preordered plates would be required.
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
H8287Engross
50%
Extends the moratorium on the issuance of licenses for new initial nursing facilities and any increases to nursing facilities capacity to July 1, 2025.
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2022-06-23
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
S2585Engross
50%
Creates the Governor’s Clean Energy Workforce Transition Commission.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
S2824Engross
50%
$12,000,000) FOR THE NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A STATE-OF-THE-ART CARBON-NEUTRAL EDUCATION CENTER AND EVENT PAVILION AT ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO. (Allows the state to issue bonds, and/or temporary notes in an amount not to exceed ($23,500,000) for the new c...
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
S2604Engross
50%
Extends the expiration of the Historic Preservation Tax Credits program from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
H7475Engross
50%
Requires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and accepting bill payments.
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2022-06-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
S2958Engross
50%
Appropriates $1.0 million in state funds to nonprofit hospitals serving large governmentally insured populations with a primary care focused (internal medicine and/or family practice) program that started after January 1, 2021.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
S2067Engross
50%
Exempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
S2596Engross
50%
Provides for a statewide voter referendum seeking approval of capital development bonds for direct funding for foundational level school housing aid and the school capital building authority fund in the amount of $300,000,000.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
H8090Engross
50%
Creates a definition for "private entity" regarding net-metering.
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2022-06-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H6662Engross
50%
Same as 21H-5327 -- Increases the maximum aggregate amount of community remote net-metering systems from 30 MW to 60 MW and requires the allocation of a minimum of 35% of the generated power to low- or moderate-income households commencing July 1, 20...
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2022-06-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
S2884Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Relating To Human Services -- Medical Assistance (increases Managed Care Hospital Rates For Obstetrician Deliveries At One Hundred Ten Percent (110%) Of The Medicaid Fee For Service (ffs) Rate.)
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
H8136Engross
50%
Establishes physical therapist licensure compact in order to facilitate interstate practice of physical therapy with the goal of improving public access to physical therapy services.
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2022-06-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2268Engross
50%
Phases out taxation of military pensions by 2027.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
S2316Engross
50%
Extends the life-time limit for RI works benefits to 60 months; increases the monthly cash benefit to 50% of the federal poverty level; increases post-secondary program participation by an additional 12 months.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
S2760Engross
50%
Increases the motion picture production company tax credit to ten million dollars ($10,000,000) and cap the available total of credits to forty million dollars ($40,000,000). This act would also eliminate the sunset provision.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2192Engross
50%
Increases max income level to $50,000 and max credit amount to $850 for property tax relief with annual adjustment for inflation.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
H7927Engross
50%
Updates public records administration act, modifies records control schedule, designates records officer, establishes procedures for retention of records. Provides administrator submit yearly reports, establishes public reporting compliance.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2015Engross
50%
Prohibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) from imposing any fares and/or charges for service provided to the general public.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
H7502Engross
50%
Requires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7669Engross
50%
Amends provisions of law relative to the disclosure of confidential health care records and the disclosure thereof occurring through electronic means.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7235Engross
50%
Sets pharmacist renewal license fee at $250 biennially and annual nonresident pharmacy location license fee at $625. Validates pharmacy technician licenses for 2 years. Validates pharmacy intern licenses for 5 years.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2851Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $200,000 To Year Up Providence (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) To Year Up Providence.)
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2925Engross
50%
Amends the definition of "Pre-Broadway production".
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
S2310Engross
50%
Allows for new SNAP incentives for fruits and vegetables.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2437Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $2,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Education (modernizes Expand Access And Provide Additional Funds To Adult Education Programs In The State, Create A Strategic Plan For Adult Education Establish ...
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2994Engross
50%
Establishes the Health Spending Accountability and Transparency Act and the Rhode Island All-Payer Health Care Payment Reform Act.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2174Engross
50%
Adds to the determination of the need to support high-need students a separate and independent qualifying factor of whether the student is an English language learner as defined by the department of education's regulations.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
S2847Engross
50%
Allows families to continue to receive state and federal tax credits and any stimulus funds provided for the well-being of children or adults without jeopardizing the family's RI Works cash benefit.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
S2462Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation In The Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget To Fund Payments In Lieu Of Taxes (pilot) At The Full Twenty-seven Percent Level (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation A Sum Sufficient To Fund Payments I...
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
S2893Engross
50%
Expands Wavemaker Fellowship Program to include public school teachers, including public school teachers in the high-need fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as health care professionals licensed by DOH.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2307Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $10,991,049 To Fund Local Public Library Services (requires The State To Contribute Twenty-five Percent (25%) Of The Municipal Funding Level For Public Library Services.)
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2546Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Rates For Early Intervention And First Connection Programs (directs The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Medicaid Rates Fo...
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2263Engross
50%
Changes the rate of interest for underpayments of tax to prime rate plus six percent (6%). Also limits the assessment of interest to four (4) calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
S2460Engross
50%
Effective January 1, 2023, increase the salaries of the child advocate and the assistant child advocate for the office of the child advocate to $135,000 and $120,000 respectively.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
H7595Engross
50%
Regulates the distribution of food products containing the drug kratom, a drug of concern for its stimulant and sedative effects, to consumers by the department of health.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7693Engross
50%
Includes the offense of second-degree sexual assault among the offenses to which there shall be no statute of limitations.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7350Engross
50%
Allows the city of Newport to regulate motorized tricycles in a similar manner as the town of New Shoreham.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
H8062Engross
50%
Extends the due date for the district action plan each and every year from September 1 to December 1, and further require that there are no fewer than five (5) school district education reviews annually beginning in academic year 2025-2026.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Education Committee
H8284Engross
50%
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, suspends the provisions of § 36-10-36 relating to reemployment of retired sheriffs and employees of the department of health and the provisions of § 23-17.5-33, relating to monetary penalties, with sunset provisio...
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2022-06-20
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7410Engross
50%
Prohibits use of illegally seized evidence in administrative hearing involving fish/wildlife violations, limits penalties for violations to $500, establishes forfeiture provisions, requires hearing officers to decide constitutional issues.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2467Engross
50%
Establishes a core state behavioral health crisis services system, to be administered by the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2022-06-16
Senate passed Sub A
H7167Engross
50%
Directs school districts experiencing high rates of student absenteeism to establish attendance support teams to address this absenteeism.
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2022-06-16
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
S2065Engross
50%
Exempts from taxation the retail sale of cloth or disposable face masks and facial coverings.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
S2944Engross
50%
Creates the Rhode Island Psychiatry Resource Network for the primary purpose of equitably determining and collecting assessments for the cost of Psychiatry Resource Network's in the state not covered by other federal or state funding.
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2022-06-14
Senate passed Sub A
S2518Engross
50%
Provides that original equipment manufacturers of agricultural equipment would provide independent service providers repair information and tools to maintain and repair electronics of the agricultural equipment.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
S2603Engross
50%
Exempts from taxation the retail sale of breast pump products.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
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