RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session | Engrossed

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S0462EngrossGrants instate tuition status at state operated schools to active duty and reserve members stationed in Rhode Island.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
S0202EngrossRequires DEM to issue regulations requiring any dock or pier longer than twenty feet (20') and located on a freshwater lake or pond to be equipped with reflective material such that it can be seen by watercraft operators.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
S0949EngrossSubjects toll violators of out-of-state tolled projects to license and registration denial under certain circumstances
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0897EngrossPrevents registered sex offenders from forming more than ten percent (10%) of the population of residential facilities receiving state funding or assistance, with certain exceptions.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0009EngrossReforms parole, medical parole, community confinement, and correctional impact statements.
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2017-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
S0893EngrossSpecifies 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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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
H6279EngrossAmends from ten (10) years to twelve (12) years the period which the city of Central Falls may authorize a stabilization of taxes on qualifying property located in the city of Central Falls.
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2017-06-30
Committee heard
H6326EngrossIncreases the upper gross weight limit for vehicles eligible for a combination plate from eleven thousand four hundred pounds (11,400 lbs.) to eleven thousand eight hundred pounds (11,800 lbs.).
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
S1003EngrossRepeals multiple sections of the general laws related to insurance, including §27-9-57 and chapter 75 of title 27 ("Surplus Lines Insurance Multi-State Compliance Compact").
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2017-06-30
Senate read and passed
S0669EngrossCreates the young adult voluntary extension of care program that would extend the age of foster care from age eighteen (18) to age twenty-one (21) and would provide a range of programs and services to carry out the purpose of the act.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
S0115EngrossRequires that five million dollars ($5,000,000) be appropriated to the Rhode Island public transit authority between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2019.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S1001EngrossGives the city of Woonsocket the power to license and regulate peddlers selling or offering flowers.
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2017-06-30
Senate read and passed
S0443EngrossCreates a municipal infrastructure grant program within the DOA relating to municipal and other public infrastructure projects.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
H6185EngrossEnables the town of Bristol to provide tax relief to volunteer firefighters based upon certain qualifying criteria.
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2017-06-30
Committee heard
S0979EngrossCreates a 25 member RI commission for national community service in the department of education to work with a nonprofit corporation of the same name created in 1994 to prepare and implement a 3 yr. community service plan.
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2017-06-30
Placed on House Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0782EngrossEliminates 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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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S1005EngrossRequires that members of local planning boards and commissions receive two (2) hours of training on issues related to development in flood plains and the effects of sea level rise once every two (2) years.
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2017-06-30
Senate read and passed
S1004EngrossChanges 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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2017-06-30
Senate read and passed
S0337EngrossApproval and funding of drug awareness programs for minors placed with the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
H6259EngrossAuthorizes the city council of Pawtucket to exempt from taxation, to the extent it may from time to time determine, the real and personal property of The Samaritans, Inc., located at 67 Park Place in Pawtucket, a RI §501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.
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2017-06-30
Committee heard
H5182EngrossProhibits the use of a non-hands-free personal wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle, except for public safety personnel or in an emergency situation, and would provide for monetary fines for violations.
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2017-06-30
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/30/2017)
S1000EngrossDesignates October 23 of each year as a day to commemorate the nine Rhode Island marines killed in the 1983 terrorist attack in Beirut, Lebanon.
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2017-06-30
Senate read and passed
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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2017-06-30
Senate passed Sub A
S0383EngrossEstablishes 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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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0575EngrossUpdates 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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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0133EngrossAllows unused tax credits previously issued under the Historic Homeownership Assistance Act to be carried forward for tax year 2017 and thereafter.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
S0658EngrossCreate process within DCYF for placing children in the least restrictive placement including kinship and foster care.
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0927EngrossAuthorizes the Warren town council, by ordinance, to administratively issue and renew all licenses the council is authorized to issue pursuant to state law, except those licenses that require a public hearing.
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2017-06-30
To House Municipal Government Committee
S0469EngrossRequires the state budget office to produce a citizens' guide to the state budget, to be known as the "citizens' budget report," that is easily readable and understandable by the general public.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
H5923EngrossRequires the general treasurer to maintain its transparent treasury initiative to assist the public in accessing information regarding how state pension investments are managed and performing.
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2017-06-30
Committee heard
S0563EngrossAllows a pound or animal shelter to put an animal up for adoption after ten (10) days if it has a tag or after five (5) days if it has no tag.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0923EngrossPermits the department of health to designate hospitals as "acute stroke ready hospitals."
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0117EngrossGives all state income tax return filers the option to have their tax refund directly deposited into their bank account.
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
H5218EngrossProvides that a payor may not deny continued residential or inpatient treatment coverage due to medical necessity and appropriateness of treatment under RI law .
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
S0925EngrossAdds 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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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0471EngrossJoint Resolution Respectfully Urging The Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals And The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Certain Direct And Home Care Worker Wages
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2017-06-30
To House Finance Committee
S0153EngrossAuthorizes operators of developmental disability agencies acting as a group acting as a group, to self-insure health care costs for employees, retirees and other beneficiaries, and allows a qualified third-party administrator to administer said progr...
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
H6227EngrossExtends the mandated minimum number of prepaid orders deadline for the Rhode Island Law Enforcement Memorial Benefit Fund special license plates to January 1, 2022.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
S0777EngrossRequires an automated external defibrillator (AED) and qualified person to administer an AED at all public places capable of holding three hundred (300) people or more.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
H5709EngrossProvides additional guidance concerning the proposed disposition of remaining campaign funds of a deceased candidate or officeholder, former candidate or former officeholder.
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2017-06-30
Senate passed Sub A
H5368EngrossIncreases 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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2017-06-30
Committee heard
S0006EngrossCreates a batterers intervention program fund and also adopts evidence-based probation and parole supervision systems.
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2017-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
S0239EngrossEach individual violating law governing electricians, plumbers, and other trades constitutes a separate offense for firms/corporations.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
H5758EngrossCreates an "Operation Stand Down RI" registration plate to benefit struggling and/or homeless veterans.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
S0174EngrossRequires every new school bus to be equipped with seat belts effective January 1, 2019.
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0381EngrossExcludes 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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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0147EngrossProvides guidelines for the delegation by licensed health care professionals of non-ablative laser or energy-based treatments to a properly-qualified delegate.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
H6331EngrossJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Pay Certain Claims
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2017-06-30
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0349EngrossImposes on breeders requirements already in place on other pet custodial agencies.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
H6292EngrossPlaces time requirements on the implementation of projects authorized by the state traffic commission excluding geometric improvements, roundabouts and new signals.
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2017-06-29
House read and passed
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