Bills Pending Rhode Island House Corporations Committee

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RIS0862IntroRequires 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
RIH6355IntroAllows 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
RIS0831IntroAdopts the Health Insurance Market Stabilization and Consumer Protection Act of 2017.
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2017-06-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6156IntroAdopts the Health Insurance Market Stabilization and Consumer Protection Act of 2017.
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2017-06-26
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RIH6299IntroRequires the health insurance commissioner to make recommendations to the general assembly to ensure compliance with mental health parity provisions required by existing law.
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2017-06-25
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RIH6294IntroNot allow health insurers to make mastectomies subject to annual deductibles and mandates that procedures for mastectomies be covered under individual and group health policies.
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2017-06-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6201IntroAdds to the Rhode Island commerce corporation two (2) public members appointed by the governor, employed as senior managers in companies having the majority of their business in the defense industry and having facilities located in this state.
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2017-06-06
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RIS0490IntroProvides insurance for infertility regardless of marital status and also increases the maximum treatment age from 40 years to 42 years. Also redefines the term "infertility" to mean a woman who is unable to sustain a pregnancy during a period of 1 ye...
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2017-05-31
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RIS0578EngrossProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2017-05-31
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5292IntroSpecifies certain exemptions to the state deceptive trade practices act applicable to those subject to regulation by enumerated federal commissions authority and state financial regulatory bodies.
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2017-05-23
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RIH6193IntroProhibits individuals from completing alcohol-server training requirements from online or Internet sources.
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2017-05-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6184IntroPrecludes electric distribution companies from including their gas transmission contracts or cost of facilities in the rate base for electricity customers.
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2017-05-16
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RIH6188IntroPermits, rather than requires, electricity and gas revenues to be decoupled from sales and require submission of a full rate filing every three (3) years by electric and gas distribution companies.
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2017-05-16
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RIH6182IntroCharacterizes incentive payments to utilities as billed distribution revenue for rate setting services.
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2017-05-16
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RIS0364EngrossProhibits individuals from completing alcohol-server training requirements from online or Internet sources.
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2017-05-04
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RIS0430EngrossAllows the town of New Shoreham to establish its own regulatory framework regarding transportation network company services.
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2017-05-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6140IntroProvides that a licensed individual sewage disposal system installer may, without further licensing, connect an existing sewer lateral pipe to a municipal or public sewer system.
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2017-05-02
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RIH6139IntroRequires many consumer contracts to be translated from English to Spanish or Japanese under some circumstances.
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2017-05-02
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RIH6122IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island cooperative water authority. The authority would have the power to acquire, lease, manage, sell, and otherwise deal with land and water supply systems and authorized to issue bonds and notes in furtherance of its mission.
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2017-05-02
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RIS0330IntroRequires the health insurance commissioner to make recommendations to the general assembly to ensure compliance with mental health parity provisions required by existing law.
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2017-04-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0329IntroProvides that patients with mental health and/or substance-use disorders are presumptively eligible for emergency admission practices, including any appropriate inpatient services.
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2017-04-28
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RIH6086IntroPrevents any state or municipal agency's telecommunications or Internet contractor from collecting and disseminating the personal information of customers.
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2017-04-26
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RIH6087IntroProtects 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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2017-04-26
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RIH5626IntroRequires insurance plans to include coverage for effective communication access services between patients who are deaf and their healthcare professionals in order to ensure that their health needs and treatments are understood.
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2017-04-26
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RIH5938IntroIncreases the insurance coverage for hearing aids from $1,500 to $2,000, per ear, every three years. In addition the amount of insurance coverage would no longer be based on the age of the recipient.
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2017-04-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5651IntroAmends provisions relative to municipalities purchase or lease of lighting equipment from electric distribution companies.
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2017-04-25
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RIH6079IntroRequire towers and towing storage facilities have accessible personnel and phone numbers to assist vehicle owners with the vehicle retrieval, and also requires that a towing storage facility be free of all obstacles and debris.
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2017-04-25
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RIH6110IntroEstablishes a new application and certification process for notarial officers.
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2017-04-25
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RIH6001IntroCreates a statutory vehicle for the creation and functioning of workers' cooperatives which are corporations that are owned and democratically governed by their members.
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2017-04-25
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RIH5984IntroProvides that municipal insurance corporations be subject to laws regulating insurance companies and be regulated by the Rhode Island department of business regulation.
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2017-04-25
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RIH6093IntroCreates a professional designation and registration criteria for professional software engineers.
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2017-04-25
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RIH6123IntroAmends the "Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act" to be called the "Uniform Voidable Transactions Act" and amends several provisions to the general laws to reflect this change.
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2017-04-25
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RIH5936IntroEstablishes procedures to inspect and certify and sometimes replace residential fuel oil tanks. Also requires removal of old buried oil tanks, the oil in the tanks and the supply and return lines in accordance with the hazardous waste management act.
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2017-04-11
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RIH5964IntroPermits retail Class A alcohol license holders, wholesalers, and suppliers to provide liquor, malt beverages, wine and other alcoholic beverages at tastings to be conducted on premises.
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2017-04-11
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RIH6056IntroAuthorizes the creation of the Student Loan Ombudsman within the Department of Business Regulation. The Ombudsman's duties would be to assist student loan borrowers with issues pertaining to their loans.
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2017-04-11
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RIH6022IntroDefines snow removal contracts between service providers and service receivers and limit liability between them and declare indemnity agreements void as against public policy.
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2017-04-11
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RIH5939IntroRequires the tax administrator to file a public list with the secretary of state of corporations and limited liability companies that have failed to pay required fees and taxes.
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2017-04-11
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RIH5985IntroEliminates previous sections of the general laws and require that all proposed rules and regulations promulgated by state entities be submitted to and approved by the joint committee on regulatory oversight before becoming effective.
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2017-04-11
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RIH5952IntroRequires the department of business regulation to establish a certification and training process with respect to trustees named in an instrument creating a trust.
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2017-04-11
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RIH6032IntroProhibits an insurer or health care entity from requiring pre-authorization and/or co-payments for certain medical testing prescribed by a physician.
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2017-04-11
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RIH5411IntroRequires retailers doing business in Rhode Island with over $100,000,000 in annual global revenues to publicly disclose the extent to which efforts are made to reduce the risk of trafficked, coerced, and child labor in their supply chains.
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2017-04-11
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RIH5648IntroSubjects TNC vehicle owners to the regulation of transportation network companies.
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2017-04-05
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5649IntroPlaces a ten (10) year moratorium on the issuance of new taxicab and limited public motor vehicles certificates but not affect current certificates.
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2017-04-05
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RIH5650IntroAllows the town of New Shoreham to establish its own regulatory framework regarding transportation network company services.
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2017-04-05
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RIH5635IntroRequires health insurance providers to disclose to subscribers the potential cost of using out-of-network providers.
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2017-04-04
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5627IntroPermits dental patients of five health care providers to assign their dental benefits to dentist of their choice.
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2017-04-04
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5636IntroRequires health insurers to have step therapy protocols on appropriate clinical practice guidelines or published peer review data.
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2017-04-04
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5637IntroDefines coinsurance and prohibits insurance contracts or policies from using coinsurance to calculate and collect additional funds from patients, including mental health and substance abuse patients.
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2017-04-04
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5630IntroLimits copays, coinsurance or office deductible for services of a physical therapist to the amount authorized for medical and osteopathic physician office visits.
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2017-04-04
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5631IntroCreates a system of consumer protection for regulation by DBR of noninsurance business entities in disclosing personal identifiable financial information for insurance sales.
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2017-04-04
To House Corporations Committee
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