RI Legislation | 2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

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H8129IntroExtends the sales tax exemption of a manufacturer who processes raw materials into finished goods.
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2020-09-21
[Hearing: Sep 23]
To House Finance Committee
H8128IntroRequires peace officers during any interaction with member of the public to wear and activate body cameras, provided, any officer engaged in under-cover police work, shall not be required to do so. Establishes protocols for retention of footage.
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2020-08-27
To House Judiciary Committee
S2926IntroImposes a moratorium on non-essential evictions/mortgage foreclosures during a state of emergency declared by the governor relating to residential property and establishes an eviction diversion program to resolve landlord-tenant eviction disputes.
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2020-08-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H8127IntroIncludes the real and tangible personal property of The Providence Community Health Centers, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.
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2020-08-21
To House Finance Committee
H8126IntroImposes a moratorium on non-essential evictions/mortgage foreclosures during a state of emergency declared by the governor relating to residential property and establishes an eviction diversion program to resolve landlord-tenant eviction disputes.
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2020-08-21
To House Finance Committee
S2925IntroAuthorizes the Cumberland to issue $2,500,000 of general obligation bonds and notes in order to finance the development, construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair and equipping of recreational areas and facilities in the town.
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2020-08-17
To Senate Finance Committee
H8125IntroAuthorizes the Cumberland to issue $2,500,000 of general obligation bonds and notes in order to finance the development, construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair and equipping of recreational areas and facilities in the town.
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2020-08-13
To House Municipal Government Committee
S2658IntroRequires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2923IntroAuthorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
H8121IntroHouse Resolution Urging The Cumberland School Department To Resolve The Current Busing Dispute
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2020-07-30
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
H8123IntroDeletes Portuguese (a person of Portuguese, Brazilian, or other Portuguese culture or origin, regardless of race), from those eligible to be considered as minorities for purposes of awarding public works projects.
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2020-07-30
To House Labor Committee
H8124IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Ensuring Racial Equity And Optimizing Health And Safety Laws Affecting Marginalized Individuals (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study The Health And Safety Impact Of Optimizing He...
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2020-07-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H8122Intro- Minority Business Enterprise
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2020-07-30
To House Labor Committee
H8119IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (limitations On State Spending) (this Joint Resolution Proposes To Submit To The Electors A Proposition To Amend The Consti...
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
H7676IntroJoint Resolution Relating To Open Space And Forest Conservation -- Capital Development Program (provides For Voter Referendum Seeking Approval Of Issuance Of Bonds Not To Exceed $4,000,000 And For The State Local Land Acquisition Matching Grant Progr...
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
H7959IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
H8118IntroAuthorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.
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2020-07-29
Committee recommends passage
H8120IntroIncrease funding of the budget reserve account, also known as the "Rainy Day Fund," and would limit state spending.
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
H7531IntroRequires electronic filing of returns and remittance of payments for certain larger business registrants.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
H8052IntroIncludes East Providence in Northern Rhode Island regional tourism district.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
H7654IntroApplies the hotel tax distribution formula for entities within the Providence regional tourism district to any and all hotels physically connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
H8117IntroRedefines contractor and minority business enterprise to include any business, profit or nonprofit, organized under laws of any state, even if located outside RI, would apply to RIDOT contracts and relieves businesses from having limit on its net wor...
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2020-07-17
To House Labor Committee
H8116IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That Governor Raimondo Issue An Executive Order Imposing A Moratorium On Evictions Due To The Novel Coronavirus Disease (covid-19), While At The Same Time Exploring Ways To Protect Landlords
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2020-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
H8115IntroLimits the sale of fireworks to one week prior to and including the 4th day in July, and may only be used, exploded, or cause to exploded between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
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2020-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
H8113IntroDesignates physical, occupational, speech, and music therapies and behavioral health services as essential special services to be provided to students with disabilities during times of a declared emergency.
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2020-07-17
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H8114IntroRequires school districts to provide for alternative programs within the school to reduce the number of out-of-school suspensions.
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2020-07-17
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S2924IntroEliminates the provision authorizing the town of Smithfield to issue a total of five (5) Class A liquor store licenses.
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2020-07-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2902IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (change The Name Of The State)
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2020-07-16
House passed as amended in concurrence
S2317IntroProhibits cost sharing for persons forty-five (45) years or older for colorectal screening examinations, laboratory tests and colonoscopies covered by health insurance policies.
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2020-07-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S2812IntroAmends the procedures for the holding the annual meeting/special meetings/the election/recall/duties of the board of directors/officers/tax assessor/district clerk/finance director-treasurer/tax collector/borrowing funds/installation/lighting repair.
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2020-07-16
Senate held on desk
H7200IntroAuthorizes voters who are sixty-five (65) years of age or older to submit a written application for an absentee ballot, to be used for that election and automatically for each subsequent election.
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2020-07-16
House passed Sub A
S2209IntroExempts from taxation real property acquired or leased by a railroad entity used in the boarding or disembarking of railroad passengers or supporting passenger railroad operations and services.
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2020-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
H7523IntroEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
S2337IntroEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
S2547IntroAdds the terms "approach" and "approach zones" to mean airport land and airspace as defined by the FAA.
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2020-07-14
To House Corporations Committee
S2585IntroAllows for a civil investigative demand in instances of perceived violations of Rhode Islanders' civil rights.
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2020-07-14
To House Judiciary Committee
H7069IntroAllows a school district to assess or request a voluntary contribution of money from a student or the student's parent or legal guardian to make a donation, in whole or in part, for the cost of district-sponsored field trips, dances, and clubs.
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2020-07-13
Committee recommends passage of Sub B
H8100IntroRequires office of diversity, equity and opportunity to create material for annual government employee training.
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2020-07-10
To House Corporations Committee
H7624IntroMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-08
To House Finance Committee
H7896IntroRequires that electors that cast emergency ballots in the 12 day period prior to any election day sign an electronic pollbook giving a reason why they cannot get to the polls and vote be cast immediately into a voting machine.
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2020-07-07
To House Judiciary Committee
H8087IntroRequires all school districts to provide students enrolled in grades Kindergarten through twelve (K-12) access to high-speed Internet.
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2020-07-02
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H8086IntroProvides that endorsements of Providence candidates and nomination papers shall be furnished through the Providence board of canvassers rather than the secretary of state.
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2020-07-02
To House Judiciary Committee
H8083IntroCreates the nineteenth day in June a state holiday entitled Juneteenth National Freedom Day to commemorate the news of liberation of slaves.
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2020-06-24
To House Special Legislation Committee
H8084IntroProhibits an educational requirement beyond high school graduation (or equivalency) for attendance at the municipal police training school or for appointment as a municipal police officer.
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2020-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
H8081IntroAppropriates two million dollars ($2,000,000) for FY-2021 for school social workers.
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2020-06-19
To House Finance Committee
H8080IntroPermits Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings during a declared disaster emergency.
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2020-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H8079IntroRequires an insurer to provide business interruption coverage due to the global pandemic COVID-19.
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2020-06-19
To House Corporations Committee
H8078IntroEstablishes rare disease mediation reinsurance program.
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2020-06-19
To House Corporations Committee
H7679IntroProvides for an appropriation in the amount of $2,000,000 to the various school districts and municipalities to employ additional school resource officers, as reimbursement for 1/2 of the salary of the officers, based upon student enrollment.
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2020-06-19
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
H8043IntroProvides that the minimum state appropriation for FY 2021 and FY 2022 for each community's foundation level school/education support be not less than the amount appropriated for FY 2020.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
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