RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session | Enrolled

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S0502EnrollEstablishes limited conditions that must be satisfied to permit an increase in the bed capacity of existing nursing facilities, despite the moratorium on expansion.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0603EnrollRequires that matters adjudicated under the Automated School-Zone-Speed-Enforcement System Act of 2016 be done in accordance with rules promulgated by the Chief Magistrate of the Traffic Tribunal.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0816EnrollProvides for changes to the veterans' services strategic plan advisory committee to provide coordination of state, federal, and private veterans' services.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0784EnrollReplaces language referencing DEM park police and conservation police with environmental police officers.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0944EnrollAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to exempt from taxation the real and personal property of the Neil J. Houston, Jr. Residential Re-entry Center.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0478EnrollEstablishes that membership on the Cumberland Fire District Fire Committee constitutes holding a public office and that the elections of the Fire Committee are governed by state election laws.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0439EnrollCreates the "All Students Count Act" and requires the dept. of elementary and secondary education to use separate collection categories/tabulations for specified Asian ethnic groups in every demographic report on ancestry or ethnic origins of residen...
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5541EnrollClarifies that the jurisdiction for violations of §11-9-1.5 ("electronically disseminating indecent material to minors prohibited") is vested in the superior court.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0512EnrollProhibits municipal charters and ordinances from requiring that their police officers and firefighters reside within the state of Rhode Island.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0894EnrollValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of West Warwick, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of West Warwick on May 19, 2016.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5470EnrollRemoves certain restrictions on who can perform routine husbandry procedures on livestock and allows a licensed human medical practitioner to assist a licensed veterinarian.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0945EnrollAuthorizes 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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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0950EnrollGrants the department of motor vehicles administrator the ability to extend expiration dates under certain circumstances that prevent the proper performance of their duties.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5641EnrollExpands use of public utilities reserve fund to state court appeals to and regulatory matters before federal agencies and increase amount chargeable to public utility to $750,000 but not more than $250,000 for administrator’s representation of stat...
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0479EnrollExpands the state building code standards committee by two members, to be appointed by the Rhode Island builders association.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0808EnrollDefines the terms "conduit" and "earmarked" for purposes of reporting campaign contributions and eliminates the aggregate contribution limits and adds a prohibition of earmarked funds.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0890EnrollEnables the town of Bristol to provide tax relief to volunteer firefighters based upon certain qualifying criteria.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5659EnrollExpands the composition of the state building code standards committee by adding two (2) members, to be appointed from the Rhode Island builders association.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
H5290EnrollIncludes within the licensing and certification process required by the board of electricians the maintenance of certain electrical components.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0194EnrollReduces the number of hours of instruction required to obtain a hairdresser's and cosmetician's license from fifteen hundred (1,500) to twelve hundred (1,200) hours.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0551EnrollExpands use of public utilities reserve fund to state court appeals to and regulatory matters before federal agencies and increase amount chargeable to public utility to $750,000 but not more than $250,000 for administrator’s representation of stat...
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H6166EnrollAmends the composition of the Rhode Island emergency management advisory council.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0106EnrollRequires the department of education to consider incorporating media literacy education in the basic education program.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5965EnrollReduces to three (3) years the residency requirement for the town of Burrillville's partial real estate tax exemption for the elderly.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0560EnrollAmends the Rhode Island Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Act to streamline fund processes and clarify language within the law.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0041EnrollAuthorizes the town of Foster to provide tax credits to the elderly and disabled.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0928EnrollRequires that the sheltering and nourishment of dogs conform to the industry standards established by the Tufts Animal Care and Conditions Scale regarding outside sheltering, proper nourishment, sanitary conditions, and physical condition.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H6319EnrollAllows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Taylor Ann Butzbach and Brian Peter Votolato in marriage on or about September 23, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0675EnrollAmends our worksharing law by allowing employers more flexibility in the reduction of work hours among its employees and by allowing more leeway on the start date of an adopted worksharing plan.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5609EnrollIncreases the administrative penalties that the director of DEM may impose for violations of environmental regulations up to five thousand dollars ($5,000).
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0674EnrollAllows the bargaining agent for the correctional officers and the state authority to extend, by agreement in writing, the thirty (30) day period to reach an agreement on a contract, before submitting unresolved issues to arbitration.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5481EnrollAmends the Rhode Island Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Act to streamline fund processes and clarify language within the law.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0704EnrollReduces to three (3) years the residency requirement for the town of Burrillville's partial real estate tax exemption for the elderly.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5452EnrollAllows for compensation for a minor who witnesses a homicide or incident of domestic violence from the crime victims compensation program.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0306EnrollRequires the department of elementary and secondary education to consider incorporating substance abuse education and suicide prevention into the health education curriculum.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5578EnrollIncreases membership of council from 26 to 31 voting members with amendments to reflect current names of state depts./divisions/agencies listed in statute.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0398EnrollChanges the responsibility of making appointments to certain advisory and exchange commissions from the lieutenant governor to the senate president.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5568EnrollAmends our worksharing law by allowing employers more flexibility in the reduction of work hours among its employees and by allowing more leeway on the start date of an adopted worksharing plan.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0790EnrollAuthorizes RIPTA to provide an open-door service to all passengers to and from Rhode Island to locations within five (5) miles of the Rhode Island boarder into Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
H5480EnrollReplaces language referencing DEM park police and conservation police with environmental police officers.
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2017-06-27
Senate passed in concurrence
S0566EnrollAllows for compensation for a minor who witnesses a homicide or incident of domestic violence from the crime victims compensation program.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0798EnrollClarifies that the jurisdiction for violations of §11-9-1.5 ("electronically disseminating indecent material to minors prohibited") is vested in the superior court.
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2017-06-27
House passed in concurrence
S0983EnrollAllows William J. Gately, Jr., Esq., to join Caroline Stewart Barr and James W. Gately in marriage on or about August 26, 2017, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2017-06-26
Transmitted to Governor
H6183EnrollTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Simon's Supply, Co., Inc.
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
H6303EnrollAllows Robert E.P. Elmer, III, to join Angela Giuffrida and Cuan Coulter in marriage on or about August 12, 2017, within the Town of Westerly, Rhode Island.
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
H6138EnrollAllows the Honorable Raymond Sullivan to join Julie Ricci and Christopher Fierro in marriage on or about October 21, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
H6335EnrollAllows The Honorable John M. Xifaras to join Sarah J. Lang and Scott Levy in marriage on or about July 15, 2017, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
H5416EnrollRepeals §14-1-61 regarding payment of costs/expenses for certain complaints filed in family court, and chapter 4 of title 14, which established the O'Rourke Children's Center and regulated procedures relating to the placement of children at the cent...
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
H5222EnrollRequires a real estate broker to release customer or client funds in an escrow account as instructed by the parties to a failed real estate transaction, within ten (10) days of receipt of a written release.
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
H6157EnrollChanges the director and other positions at the state crime laboratory from board of governors' appointments to employees of the council on postsecondary education.
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2017-06-22
Transmitted to Governor
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