RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session | Engrossed

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H6377EngrossGrants 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 read and passed
S1006EngrossExtends 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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2017-09-19
Senate read and passed
H6356EngrossProhibits any development of land contiguous to the State House unless approved by the general assembly.
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
S1028EngrossUpon defendant's violation of terms of bail, the amount forfeited by court is limited to10% of surety deposited.
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2017-09-19
Senate read and passed
S1030EngrossRaises the age of children that can accompany a voter in the voter booth, from under the age of thirteen (13) years to under the age of eighteen (18) years.
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2017-09-19
Senate read and passed
H5218EngrossRequires insurers to cover residential or inpatient treatment for mental health and/or substance abuse, and requires a consent for peer coaching services.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A
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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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A
H5668EngrossJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study An Early Intervention System For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Children In Rhode Island (creates A 24 Member Commission To Study An Early Intervention System For Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing C...
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H5352EngrossExtends the benefits of the dual enrollment equal opportunity act to cover home-schooled students.
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
H5758EngrossCreates an "Operation Stand Down RI" registration plate to benefit struggling and/or homeless veterans.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
S0721EngrossImposes size and weight restrictions on through traffic on Forest Avenue, Middletown.
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2017-09-15
Placed on House Calendar (09/19/2017)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
H5228EngrossProvides 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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2017-06-29
House read and passed
H5304EngrossProhibits the dissemination of any indecent image of another person without authorization for the purpose of harassing, intimidating, threatening another person.
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5760EngrossPermits an antique motor car to be issued a courtesy plate.
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2017-06-28
House read and passed
H6258EngrossRequires that all persons serving on boards and commissions appointed by the governor have a connection to the state through residence or licensure.
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2017-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6197EngrossRequires the state to procure professional architectural, engineering, and consultants services through a Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) process as required by the federal government for federally funded projects under the Brooks Act.
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2017-06-28
To Senate Labor Committee
H6104EngrossAuthorizes a city or town clerk/recorder of deeds, at the clerk's/recorder's option, to accept electronic documents for recording real property and land records and to index and store those documents.
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2017-06-28
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
H6252EngrossClarifies that the authority of the president of a city or town council to nominate the members of a local canvassing authority only applies to a municipality that does not have a mayoral form of government.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
H6132EngrossAllows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.
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2017-06-27
House read and passed
H5035EngrossAdds the synthetic opioid U-47700 (3,4-dichloro-N-[2-dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamidem) to the list of Schedule I controlled substances as enumerated in §21-28-2.08 of the general laws.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
H5055EngrossRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction and information on a driver's responsible conduct during a traffic stop.
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2017-06-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6082EngrossAuthorizes the RI health benefit exchange to seek a waiver under the Affordable Care Act, allow qualified small business owners/sole proprietors to purchase qualified health benefit plans offered by the exchange & not be forced into the individual ma...
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2017-06-26
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0097EngrossRequires sealers of weights and measures appointed by the cities and towns to receive the same fees as charged by state sealers who perform the same inspecting/testing services.
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2017-06-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5101EngrossAllows the imposition of up to a $500 fine on a motor vehicle lessor or secured party for failing to follow proper procedures in the event of a default by a lessee or purchaser.
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2017-06-22
Committee heard
H5099EngrossMakes the use of display or aerial fireworks after 12:00 a.m. or before 7:00 a.m. a civil violation with a fine of $75.00.
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2017-06-22
Committee heard
S0539EngrossMakes driving under the influence with any child under thirteen (13) years of age in the vehicle a felony punishable by up to five (5) years imprisonment, a five thousand dollar ($5,000) fine, and a loss of license of up to two (2) years.
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2017-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H5676EngrossCreates the "Rhode Island Terminally Ill Patient's Right to Try Act of 2017," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2017-06-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0716EngrossIncreases 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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2017-06-14
To House Finance Committee
H6034EngrossAllows psittacine birds (parrots and parakeets) to accompany their owners at state-owned campgrounds, subject to the restrictions enumerated.
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2017-06-14
Committee heard
S0286EngrossProvides up to thirty (30) paid days in a calendar year to serve as an organ donor for state and municipal employees.
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2017-06-09
To House Finance Committee
H5398EngrossMakes a violation using the passing lane on limited access highways when not passing another vehicle.
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2017-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0648EngrossBroadens definition of "employee" to include assistants/technologists providing direct medical care to patients and allows union/association to file appeal to personnel appeal board.
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2017-06-08
To House Labor Committee
H5436EngrossExempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and defines the practice of natural hair braiding.
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2017-06-08
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5711EngrossAuthorizes magistrates to preside over additional matters that are heard before the family court.
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2017-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0762EngrossAuthorizes the Middletown Municipal Court to impose fines not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000).
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2017-06-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
S0266EngrossRequires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BDHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the caseload estimating conference.
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2017-06-02
To House Finance Committee
S0384EngrossEliminates rent abatement as a penalty in case where a non-resident landlord does not designate an agent for service of process.
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
H5196EngrossRequires the marking of all underground utility facilities when the underground utility is under a public right-of-way.
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2017-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0325EngrossRequires managed care organizations to consult with the EOHHS to develop incentives for nursing facilities that demonstrate lower direct care staff turnover.
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2017-05-31
To House Finance Committee
S0578EngrossProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2017-05-31
To House Corporations Committee
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