RI Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced

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H7685IntroCreates a process for the department of education relating to the collection and organization of information concerning the workload and scope of the duties and responsibilities performed by school social workers.
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2018-02-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H7652IntroTransfers jurisdiction of the offenses in § 11-9-5 of the general laws ("cruelty to or neglect of child") from the Rhode Island Family Court to the Rhode Island Superior Court.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7663IntroProvides that a baseball stadium or athletic facility would not qualify as a qualified small business project under the rebuild Rhode Island tax credit program.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
S2277IntroProtects individuals from internet disclosure of personally identifiable information by commercial websites/online service operators and creates right of action for violations.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7666IntroCreates a tax-credit for the amount in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) contributed to a public school district for the express purpose of making physical improvement to a school.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7654IntroDefines "private entities" and would add private entities to those entities as institutions that are considered eligible net-metering resources.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7646IntroAuthorizes an innkeeper to remove any guest who is a level III high risk sexual offender who attempts to remain a hotel resident for more than thirty (30) consecutive days in any calendar year.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
S2285IntroClarifies the right of a surviving spouse of a decedent regarding elective shares taken against the decedent's will relating to real and personal estate to the estates of decedents dying on and after July 1, 2018.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7649IntroRequires that the judicial selection commission actively and aggressively solicit members of color to apply for judicial appointments, including practicing members of the Rhode Island Bar residing in border states.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7661IntroRequires the public utilities commission to periodically review the advertising expense, passed through in utility rates, to determine whether the expense should be deemed allowable or should be excluded from the utility's rates.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7645IntroCriminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than 10 rounds, known as high capacity magazines. Makes exceptions for law enforcement and the US armed forces.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7682IntroAllows cities and towns to issue violations to vehicles which are used for illegal dumping of materials, pursuant to city and town ordinances.
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2018-02-15
To House Municipal Government Committee
H7667IntroCreates an instant ticket scratch off game pilot program to raise funds for Rhode Island veterans and dependents of qualified service members.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7643IntroProvides 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.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7678IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Unlawful Sexual Harassment In The Workplace (creates An Eleven (11) Member Special Legislative Commission To Study Unlawful Sexual Harassment In The Workplace And Reports Back To The...
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2018-02-15
To House Labor Committee
S2222IntroRequires written notice to certain plan purchasers of rule changes.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7642IntroRepeals sections of the general laws dealing with grading of various qualities of mackerel and the sale or export of pickled fish not approved or branded
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7657IntroGives any resident of a city or town lacking RIPTA bus service a credit on such resident's Rhode Island income tax of $.03 per gallon of gas purchased in this state.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7650IntroRequires jury notification letters to include foreign language that the letter can be translated at the request of the prospective juror in a municipality where 5% of the population are members of a single language minority.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7686IntroProvides an exception to required school immunizations for pupils whose personal, philosophical, or religious beliefs are contrary to immunization and/or testing.
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2018-02-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H7672IntroAdds prepackaged cheeses to the items allowed for sale at Class A license holders premises in towns or cities of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants.
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2018-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
H7655IntroLimits municipal tipping fees paid by municipalities to rate increases of no more than four percent (4%) per year over the base rate of forty-seven dollars ($47.00) a ton beginning in July of 2019 for fiscal year 2020-2021, and all years thereafter.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7668IntroProvides that payments by an employer, whether paid to an employee or lender, of principal and interest on a qualified education loan incurred by an employee shall be subtracted from the calculation of federal adjusted gross income.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
S2275IntroRegulates fiduciary and designated recipient access to digital assets relating to probate practice and procedure by creating the "Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act" to promote uniformity of the law among states that enact it.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2288IntroRenames title to be called Uniform Voidable Transaction Act/amends definition of "person"/adds substantive/procedural changes.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7647IntroProhibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under twenty-one (21) years of age and includes electronic-nicotine delivery systems in the regulation of tobacco sales to underage individuals.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
S2146IntroIncreases marital estate deduction if proper election made by decedent spouse's estate allowing decedent to transfer unused portion of estate tax exemption to spouse.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7683IntroRepeals several sections of the general laws regarding the packaging and branding of pickled fish.
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2018-02-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H7673IntroRenames the state airport in Warwick to "Rhode Island International Airport" and would rename the building known as the "Interlink" to the "Theodore Francis Greene Interlink."
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2018-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
H7658IntroExempts from the state sales tax the trade-in value of pickup trucks under six thousand pounds (6,000 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7641IntroProhibits the sale of dogs under 8 weeks of age unless approval for sale in writing from a licensed Rhode Island veterinarian with violations subject to imprisonment not to exceed 12 months or $1,000, or both. Pounds and shelters are exempt.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7639IntroAllows the Honorable Cale P. Keable to join Lauren Gayle Lemisch and Fred Rehab, Jr., in marriage on or about October 13, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7651IntroMakes public entity budgets available in digital form through the secretary of state.
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2018-02-15
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H7656IntroIncreases the exemption for retirement income from state income tax from $15,000 to $20,000 commencing in 2019.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7669IntroExempts from sales and use taxes specialized packaging equipment such as kegs and barrel containers for alcoholic beverages.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7660IntroClarifies that interconnection and standby transformer costs incurred by any electric distribution co. For BI be charged in transmission rates and socialized across RI and provides for the reimbursement of BI Power Co. By National Grid for such costs...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7648IntroRequires that when a judge of color on a state or municipal court leaves the bench, they would be replaced by a person of color.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
S2319IntroCriminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds known as high capacity magazines.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7679IntroEstablishes a cause of action against employers/employees for workplace bullying, harassment and other abusive conduct that is tolerated by employers, and not fall into other categories already protected such as race, color and sex or sexual orientat...
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2018-02-15
To House Labor Committee
S2147IntroPermits settlor of trust to provide for person other than trustees to direct trustee's actions/clearly establishes legal responsibilities of trust advisors/protectors.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2131IntroRequires insurers to let enrollees align the refill dates for most drugs at in-network pharmacies at least once during their insurance plan year.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2235IntroProvides for a dispute resolution process for emergency services and surprise bills for medical services performed by nonparticipating (out-of-network) health care providers.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2077IntroProtects 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7640IntroStandardizes procedures for asset forfeitures for all crimes simplifying procedures and addresses counterproductive incentives.
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2018-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
H7680IntroGradually increases the minimum hourly wage for employees of employers who provide services to five (5) or more persons with developmental disabilities.
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2018-02-15
To House Labor Committee
H7659IntroRequires that a fifteen percent (15%) minimum markup be added to the total cost of cigarettes sold by retailers in addition to any other taxes imposed by the state.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7676IntroPrevents credit history or score from being used to determine insurance rates.
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2018-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
H7653IntroRequires the health director to apply for federal funds or grants relating to maternal mental health, prenatal care, postpartum care, neonatal and infant care with a report to the general assembly with a spending plan on or before 1/1/2020.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
H7684IntroEstablishes audit requirements for pharmacy benefit managers, and annual reporting requirements for health insurers.
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2018-02-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H7665IntroAllows carry over of residential renewable energy tax credits for a maximum of three years.
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
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