RI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session | Introduced

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S0516IntroRestores the lottery commission.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
S0073IntroCreates the "Uniform Act on the Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking" which would establish penalties and remedies for human trafficking.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
S0540IntroCreates and expands eligibility for a special license plate for Gold Star Families.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H6359IntroAddresses the potential for sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes by raising awareness of the symptoms ad requiring medical evaluations.
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2017-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0570IntroExempts no more than twenty percent (20%) of the total land acreage previously classified as farm, forest or open space land from land use change tax if the change is for purposes of a commercial renewable energy system.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
S0633IntroAlters the membership, reporting protocol, and meeting requirements of the civic education commission.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
S0481IntroShortens the time periods related to certifications, decision-making and recordings of decisions for major land development and major subdivision master and preliminary plans.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H5969IntroAuthorizes the town council of the town of Warren to create a municipal housing court and defines that court's jurisdiction.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
H5212IntroRequires "No Right Turn on red" signs posted at "Don't Block the Box" intersections and extends warning period from January 1, 2017 to May 31, 2017 and delays enforcement period until June 1, 2017.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
S0897IntroPrevents registered sex offenders from forming more than ten percent (10%) of the population of residential facilities receiving state funding or assistance, with certain exceptions.
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
S0985IntroNames one of the two (2) new conference rooms at the Rhode Island Veterans Home as the "S. Michael Minutelli Memorial Conference Room".
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
S0145IntroRequires a health care entity or health plan to issue a decision regarding the credentialing of a health care provider within forty-five (45) calendar days of receiving a complete credentialing application.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
S0969IntroExempts from taxation the real and personal property located at 321 Main Street, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, belonging to the Contemporary Theatre Company, a qualified tax exempt corporation under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
H6355IntroAllows users of telecommunications services to retain, within the same area code, existing phone numbers without impairment of quality, reliability, or convenience when switching from one telecommunications service provider to another.
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2017-06-27
To House Corporations Committee
H5520IntroDecriminalizes second, third and subsequent violations of §31-27-2.1 in cases of refusal to submit to a blood test in light of recent precedent but would also set forth new civil penalties for second, third and subsequent violations.
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2017-06-27
Committee heard
S0610IntroAmends the definition of "domestic abuse" to include acts by a person who knowingly/willfully encourages/aids/coerces any minor child to engage in commercial sex acts and allows a parent or legal custodian to seek a protective order on behalf of a mi...
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H6172IntroDefines secondary agricultural operations and would provide that municipalities may limit and regulate secondary agricultural use if it is determined that the use is harmful to public safety, but may not prohibit such agricultural operations.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
S0896IntroAdds illness sustained while in the performance of duty to the definition of accidental disability.
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
S0493IntroRequires health care professionals upon issuance of initial opioid prescription to discuss with patient/parent/guardian risk of developing dependence/addiction/potential of overdose/death/adverse risks of concurrent use of alcohol/other psychoactive ...
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
H6357IntroImposes on breeders requirements already in place on other pet custodial agencies.
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2017-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0968IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Pay Certain Claims
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
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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2017-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
S0807IntroAmends the composition of the Rhode Island emergency management advisory council.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
S0095IntroThe office of regulatory reform shall consult with various state agencies and plant-based representatives to facilitate economic growth.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
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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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
S0669IntroCreates the young adult voluntary extension of care program that would extend the age of foster care from age eighteen (18) to age twenty-one (21) and would provide a range of programs and services to carry out the purpose of the act.
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2017-06-27
[Hearing: Jun 29]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6298IntroAdds two (2) requirements that a hospital provide to a prospective patient, the requested cost estimate of their requested anticipated hospital services within two (2) business days of request and the cost of any facility fee.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
S0966IntroPermits 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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2017-06-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
H6325IntroProvides that a charter public school that operates or will operate elementary school grades, middle school grades or high school grades shall be considered a network charter school notwithstanding the facility or the administration of the school.
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2017-06-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/28/2017)
S0984IntroProvides that one of the two (2) conference rooms in the new Rhode Island Veterans Home shall be named and known as the "1st Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna US Army 7th Special Forces Group Memorial Conference Room."
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
S0108IntroDirects the climate change coordinating council to study a carbon pricing program.
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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
H5766IntroCreates and expands eligibility for a special license plate for Gold Star Families.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
H5531IntroCreates an electronic automobile and commercial vehicle liability insurance confirmation and compliance system in the state.
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2017-06-27
[Hearing: Jun 29]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6274IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Explore Construction Of A Veterans' Of Invisible Wounds Memorial (authorizes An Appropriation To The Department Of Human Services Division Of Veterans Affairs Such Sums As Necessary To Est...
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
S0979IntroCreates a 25 member RI commission for national community service in the department of education to work with a nonprofit corporation of the same name created in 1994 to prepare and implement a 3 yr. community service plan.
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
H5634IntroPermits an audit or claims investigation for a pattern of inappropriate billing only if it is determined that the claims are known by the provider to be inappropriate.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
S0989IntroJoint 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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2017-06-27
To Senate Finance Committee
H6261IntroRemoves the exception to the $100,000 limitation of damages when the state is engaged in a proprietary function in the commission of a tort or the state has agreed to indemnify the federal government or any agency for any tort liability.
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2017-06-27
To House Finance Committee
S0783IntroAmends reinsurance credit statute to conform with NAIC model/surplus lines statute for taxation of fees/protected cell statute as to business transfer with insolvency protection/insurance premium tax statute defining qualifying jobs.
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2017-06-27
To House Corporations Committee
S0880IntroIncludes the benefit to customers in the PUC's study of the distribution charge.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
S0571IntroIncreases the monthly minimum benefits of spouses and domestic partners of retired teachers.
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2017-06-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/28/2017)
H6314IntroAllows a pound or animal shelter to put an animal up for adoption or otherwise humanely dispose of that animal after seven days if it has a tag or after five days if it has no tag.
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2017-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0905IntroRenames the College of Pharmacy building on Greenhouse Road at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, as "Paramaz Avedisian '54 Hall."
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
S0517IntroMakes litigation loan agreements subject to state usury statutes.
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2017-06-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0198IntroRequires a condominium association to provide a unit owner, whose unit has sustained insurance covered damages, with a written copy of the insurance company's damage appraisal.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
S0888IntroAmends the electronic waste preventions, reuse and recycling act.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A in concurrence
H5152IntroAmends the law prohibiting texting while operating a motor vehicle to clarify that drivers are permitted to make phone calls or use GPS navigation tools and applications.
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
H5175IntroRelating To Making Appropriations For The Support Of The State For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018
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2017-06-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/29/2017)
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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2017-06-27
To Senate Finance Committee
S0407IntroAmends the definition of "Patient safety work product" to conform with the federal "Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005".
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2017-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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