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S0989IntroJoint Resolution Authorizing The State To Enter Into Financing Lease And Payment Agreements In Connection With The Construction Of A Ballpark In The City Of Pawtucket
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2017-10-20
[Hearing: Oct 24]
Scheduled for hearing (10/24/2017)
H6367IntroPermits redevelopment agencies to finance the construction of projects for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, institutional, public, or other purposes contemplated by a redevelopment plan.
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2017-10-18
To House Finance Committee
H6366IntroJoint Resolution Authorizing The State To Enter Into A Financing Lease And Payment Agreements In Connection The Construction Of A Ballpark In The City Of Pawtucket
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2017-10-18
To House Finance Committee
S0990IntroPermits redevelopment agencies to finance the construction of projects for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, institutional, public, or other purposes contemplated by a redevelopment plan.
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2017-10-13
Scheduled for hearing (10/19/2017)
H5490IntroRequires auto manufacturers to compensate dealers for vehicles subject to "stop-sale" or "do-not-drive" orders.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub B
H5881IntroCreates a work disabling presumption for any firefighter who passed a physical examination upon entry into service and who later contracts disabling hypertension, stroke, or heart disease.
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub A
H5825IntroInsurance coverage for rental motor vehicles without regard to negligence, would include loss of use.
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub B in concurrence
H5685IntroAt no cost to the state, allows a person who is bilingual or not proficient in the English language, to be assisted in their road test by a translator of their native language who is at least eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
S1017IntroProvides that a release of a joint tortfeasor in a judicially approved settlement of claims relating to the St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island Retirement Plan shall not discharge other joint tortfeasors unless it so provides.
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2017-09-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6375IntroProvides that a release of a joint tortfeasor in a judicially approved settlement of claims relating to the St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island Retirement Plan shall not discharge other joint tortfeasors unless it so provides.
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2017-09-19
To House Finance Committee
S0043IntroExpedites the foreclosure procedure on vacant property.
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2017-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
H6011IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Establishment Of Procedures To Regulate And License The Intentional Manipulation Of The Global Environment Through Geoengineering (creates A 5 Member Commission To Study And Prov...
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub A
S0652IntroAmends several sections relative to the eligibility and award process for projects that receive financial assistance from PACE (Property Assessment Clean Energy) programs and the Rhode Island infrastructure bank.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
S0494IntroProtects people with health insurance from surprise medical bills for emergency and other services by requiring a non-participating health care provider to bill an insured party only for a co-payment, or deductible.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A
S0988IntroRequires liability insurance to cover loss of use of a rental motor vehicle. A claim for loss of use would be limited to reasonable and necessary expenses for the time to repair or replace the rental vehicle.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
H5340IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Enacting A Line Item Veto, Potential Rhode Island Constitutional Amendments For A Governor Runoff, And Requirements For The Election Of The Governor (creates A 12 Memb...
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
S0646IntroJoint 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 Of An Early Intervention System For The Deaf Or Hard Of He...
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H5486IntroProvides full year insurance coverage for all forms of FDA-approved contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto.
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub A
S0994IntroAllows locally administered retirement plans in the city of Central Falls to allow employees or retired who are members of the FOP Lodge, 2 to join the Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) by providing greater flexibility in funding policies.
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2017-09-19
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
H5531IntroCreates an electronic automobile and commercial vehicle liability insurance confirmation and compliance system in the state.
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2017-09-14
Placed on Senate Calendar (09/19/2017)
S0285IntroRequires that the contractual provisions contained in and an otherwise expired collective bargaining agreement with certified school teachers and municipal employees continue until a successor agreement has been reached between the parties.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
H5772IntroExempts gross receipts from the sale of seeds and plants used to grow food and food products from sales and use taxes. The act would specifically exclude from the definition marijuana seeds or plants.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
S0874IntroRequires the public utilities commission to implement a purchase of receivables program where the electric distribution company purchases the receivables of a nonregulated power producer at a discount rate.
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2017-06-30
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
S0834IntroIncreases fines and penalties for failure to file timely campaign finance reports; increase the amount of information required in a declaration of candidacy.
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2017-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
S0886IntroRequires pub. utilities/electric distribution co. to provide prompt/adequate service to ratepayers for new service/ upgrades w/penalty of up to $1,000 with electric distribution co. to provide written estimates/itemized bill for work in excess of $50...
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
S0448IntroExempts gross receipts from the sale of seeds and plants used to grow food and food products from sales and use taxes. The act would specifically exclude from the definition marijuana seeds or plants.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub B
S0862IntroRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for prescription drugs and use step therapy protocols.
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2017-06-30
To House Corporations Committee
S0247IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Raw Milk Regulations (creates A 9 Member Commission To Be Known As The "commission To Study Raw Milk Regulations" And Whose Purpose Would Be To Review All Raw Milk Regulations And M...
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2017-06-30
Senate passed Sub A
S0236IntroProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2017-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
S0300IntroHas each public institution of postsecondary education establish a plan for addressing mental health needs of its students.
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0492IntroAuthorizes a licensed psychiatric/mental health nurse clinical specialist to attest a patient's condition/need for treatment, submit documents to court, testify in court when the patient is receiving treatment at a licensed community mental health ce...
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0427IntroProhibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.
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2017-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
S0965IntroAmends the grounds on which the DMV may refuse registration for failure to pay a fine to include, interest, penalties, or other monetary amount. Requires the municipality that requests the denial to add and forward an additional $5 fee to the DMV.
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2017-06-30
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H5344IntroEstablishes the rights and obligations of property owners concerning the maintenance of private easements and rights-of-way.
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5229IntroRequires persons who provide volunteer services with youth serving agencies to get a national criminal records check.
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2017-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H6190IntroRequires pub. utilities/electric distribution co. to provide prompt/adequate service to ratepayers for new service/ upgrades w/penalty of up to $1,000 with electric distribution co. to provide written estimates/itemized bill for work in excess of $50...
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2017-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub B
H5908IntroImposes a fee of one hundred sixty dollars ($160) for all domestic and foreign corporations for a certificate of authority to transact business in this state.
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2017-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H5215IntroAllows the family court, after a fact-finding hearing establishing paternity, to terminate the parental rights of a person convicted of sexual assault which resulted in the birth of a child.
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2017-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0595IntroAllows the family court, after finding by clear and convincing evidence that a child was conceived as a result of sexual assault, to terminate the parental rights of the father including the right to notice for subsequent adoption proceedings.
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2017-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0665IntroAllows for a judge or magistrate to impose the requirements of blood and/or urine testing for the presence of illicit substances, if necessary, for anyone convicted of driving under the influence or refusal to submit to a chemical test.
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2017-06-29
Senate passed Sub A
H5628IntroRequires that the department of business regulation provide a mandatory disclosure notice, at no cost to insurers, to certain policy holders regarding their rights and alternatives to lapse or surrender.
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2017-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H6203IntroPermits the Cumberland Town Council to establish limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district who may enroll in any charter public school subject to a collective limit of not less than 8% of the average daily membership.
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2017-06-29
To Senate Finance Committee
H5551IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana (creates A 19 Member Commission To Review And Make Recommendations On The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana, And Who Would Report Back To The Genera...
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2017-06-29
Senate passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
H6171IntroRequires the public utilities commission to implement a purchase of receivables program where the electric distribution company purchases the receivables of a nonregulated power producer at a discount rate.
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2017-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H6327IntroPermits a borrower and a licensee to agree to interest and fees charged by the licensee if disclosure is made pursuant to 12 CFR Part 1026.
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2017-06-28
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
S0900IntroAuthorizes the owner of a self-storage facility to notify an occupant who has been defaulted, of the default, by verified electronic mail.
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2017-06-28
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
H6051IntroHouse Resolution Relating To State Affairs And Government - Energy Facilities Siting Act (creates A 14 Member Special Legislative Study Commission Whose Purpose It Would Be To Make A Comprehensive Study/review Of The Energy Facility Siting Act, And R...
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2017-06-28
House passed Sub A
S0765IntroProhibits the dissemination of any indecent image of another person without authorization for the purpose of harassing, intimidating, threatening another person.
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2017-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0401IntroProhibits a person from electronically disseminating visual images of another engaged in sexually explicit conduct or the intimate parts of another.
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2017-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0446IntroAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2017-06-28
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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