RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session | Introduced

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H5572IntroEliminates the need for a special election to create an opt-out municipal energy aggregation plan initiated by any city or town subject to public utility commission approval.
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2017-02-20
To House Corporations Committee
H5581IntroProhibits the administration of standardized state-wide assessments or similar tests to students identified as limited English proficient students prior to September 1, 2020.
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2017-02-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5570IntroEnables certain towns and cities to prorate the homestead exemption.
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2017-02-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
S0303IntroAmends general laws to reference the new council on elementary and secondary education and makes teacher certification provisions for military personnel.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Education Committee
H5560IntroIncreases the personal income tax rates, with the revenue collected therefrom to be deposited into a restricted receipt account for the purpose of reimbursement to municipalities for public school construction.
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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
H5573IntroRequires municipalities to provide notice to owners and holders of conservation and preservation restrictions, whose property is located in an area proposed for a zoning ordinance amendment that includes changes to dimensional requirements.
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2017-02-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
S0318IntroEstablishes a surtax on the business corporation tax for publicly traded corporations subject to SEC disclosure and reporting requirements, if corporation's ratio of compensation for its CEO to median worker is equal to or greater than 100 to 1.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
H5561IntroRequires the department to establish a database which monitors copayments owed by families receiving child care assistance. There is no cost to certified family-child care providers and a reasonable fee to providers not receiving payments.
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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
S0307IntroRegulates the transport and sale of firewood into and within Rhode Island.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H5554IntroProvides that no person shall knowingly purchase or otherwise obtain a firearm on behalf of or transfer to a person who the transferor knows or reasonably should know is prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm under federal or state law.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
S0326IntroIncludes 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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2017-02-16
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5533IntroRequires 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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2017-02-16
To House Corporations Committee
S0347IntroRequires the joint committee on legislative services to make the record of the votes of the general assembly available to the public and the secretary of state electronically within thirty (30) minutes.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5532IntroRemoves the exception to qualification for a broker's license previously granted those with a baccalaureate in real estate.
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2017-02-16
To House Corporations Committee
H5576IntroProvides that the fee for taking any assessment required to be licensed and certified as a superintendent would be waived for any candidate who possesses a doctorate degree.
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2017-02-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5544IntroCodifies the public corruption and white collar crime unit within the Department of Attorney General.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
S0322IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $2,000,000 To The Rhode Island State Police Municipal Police Academy For Law Enforcement Mental Health First Aid Training (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $2,000,000 To The Rhode Island State Pol...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
H5565IntroEnables the general assembly to appropriate not less than five million dollars annually in capital financing for affordable housing development.
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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
H5557IntroExtends the junior/senior high/middle school student assistance program to include senior high school students and identify the student assistance program/project success as a recipient of the funds.
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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
S0358IntroTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Modern Condominiums, Inc.
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2017-02-16
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (02/28/2017)
H5564IntroProhibits state, general contractors, and construction managers from withholding a retainer of more than five percent (5%) from public works contracts.
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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
S0308IntroProvides for revenue sharing with municipalities commencing in FY 2018, based upon three percent (3%) of total state income tax revenues. It would also impose a 2% tax increase on personal income over $250,000 commencing January 1, 2018.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
H5541IntroClarifies 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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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
S0357IntroRepeals the Rhode Island pari-mutuel facilities exemption to the public health and workplace safety act thereby banning smoking at all pari-mutuel facilities.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
H5537IntroRequires that vehicles towed because of state or municipal laws be towed to a towing-storage facility closest to where the offense or accident occurred.
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2017-02-16
To House Corporations Committee
S0309IntroAmends the provisions of the general law, establishing the public finance management board to include more types of public agencies and expands the types of financing the board can oversee, including GARVEE bonds and financing leases.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
S0327IntroEstablishes procedures for the licensing of naturopathic physicians, and defines the practice of naturopathic medicine.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5553IntroAllows for incarceration of an individual to be taken into consideration for the purposes of a motion to modify a child support order.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
S0310IntroMandates that every town and city consolidate certain functions by July 1, 2020.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
S0301IntroAuthorizes state higher education institutions to waive application and transcript fees for veterans.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Education Committee
H5580IntroProhibits the sale and advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools during the school day, since they do not meet minimum federal governmental nutrition standards.
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2017-02-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5555IntroEstablishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
S0304IntroProhibits the sale and advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools during the school day, since they do not meet minimum federal governmental nutrition standards.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Education Committee
H5531IntroCreates an electronic automobile and commercial vehicle liability insurance confirmation and compliance system in the state.
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2017-02-16
To House Corporations Committee
S0321IntroRaises by at least seventy cents ($.70) hourly wage of direct care staff starting October 1, 2017 and each October 1 thereafter with compliance certification and on each July 31 thereafter subject to the clawback provisions.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
S0332IntroRequires medical treatment facilities to provide discharge plans for patients with nonsubstance abuse related mental health disorders.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5556IntroRequires the best interest of a domestic animal to be considered in awarding possession to a party to the action.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
H5575IntroRequires the Rhode Island office of energy resources, in consultation with the building commission to promulgate rules and regulations to create a statewide solar photovoltaic permit application.
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2017-02-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
S0334IntroProvides that a "municipal water supplier" would limit the sale of water from a municipal water supply to customers located within the municipality.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
H5552IntroMakes it civil violation for commercial property owners to allow storm water runoff to flood, erode or otherwise damage abutting property. Violations of this section would be punishable by a civil fine and order of restitution.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
S0337IntroApproval and funding of drug awareness programs for minors placed with the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0353IntroFacilitates for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of environmental management.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
H5569IntroRepeals §25-3-7 of the general laws which gives the director of the department of labor and training the authority to exempt certain classes of employees form receiving overtime pay for Sunday and holiday work.
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2017-02-16
To House Labor Committee
S0339IntroChanges the period of time required for occupancy for transient lodging accommodations from 30 days to 6 days.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0354IntroMakes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of labor and training.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
H5548IntroCreates a new criminal offense of driving under the influence resulting in physical injury.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
H5566IntroProvides 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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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
S0343IntroChanges the period of time a voter may have to change their party affiliation from the 90th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible to the 29th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0355IntroMakes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the division of motor vehicles and the department of administration.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
H5558IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "an American Economic Recovery" Program
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2017-02-16
To House Finance Committee
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