Bills Pending Rhode Island House Finance Committee

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RIH6005IntroReduces the sales and use tax from seven percent (7%) to three percent (3%) effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-03-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5996IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To The Commerce Corporation To Promote Beer Tourism And The Craft Beer Industry In Rhode Island (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 In Fiscal Year 2017-2018, And Annually Thereafte...
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2017-03-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH5995IntroAllows infrastructure of a political subdivision to qualify for tax increment financing agreements.
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2017-03-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH5992IntroAwards all state retirement members a 3% annual COLA applied to first $50,000 of retirement allowance on or after 1/1/18, provided prior year investment return yields gain of 10% or more until pension system funding ratio exceeds 80%.
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2017-03-23
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RIH5994IntroWaives the fee for taking an examination required in order to be licensed and certified as a teacher when the teaching candidate possesses a bachelor's degree.
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2017-03-23
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RIH5993IntroRequires investment commission to include separate section in annual report providing information and supporting documents relating to alternative investment consultant(s), hiring, performance, and confidentiality agreements.
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2017-03-23
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RIH5980IntroProvides that the state would pay the local share or contribution of charter public school tuition for the number of students attending the charter public schools in excess of five percent (5%) of the average daily membership of all pupils.
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2017-03-22
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RIH5976IntroEstablishes district-charter compacts between charter schools and traditional public schools and would establish a compact fund to be supported by appropriations from the general assembly as well as grants, gifts and bequests.
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2017-03-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH5977IntroFurther delineates the ability of the town of Burrillville to tax electrical power generation facilities, regulated or otherwise and for private consumption on resale.
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2017-03-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH5978IntroSuspends any payments due to MBTA or its operating subcontractor for so long as either is in default on the South County operating agreement.
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2017-03-22
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RIH5981IntroIncreases the exemptions for taxable retirement income to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). This increased exemption would apply to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018.
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2017-03-22
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RIH5979IntroProvides that in the event sales and use tax revenue exceeds projections, then in such event the tax administrator would reduce the sales tax rate by one percent (1%) until the end of the fiscal year.
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2017-03-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH5820IntroRaises the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco products and nicotine-delivery systems from age eighteen (18) to age twenty-one (21).
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2017-03-17
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RIH5954IntroRequires all state, municipal and quasi-public departments to protect information contained in their computer systems by complying with the criteria set forth in the US Department of Commerce’s (NIST) publication (800-171).
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2017-03-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH5953IntroNames the traffic tribunal "The Albert E. DeRobbio Traffic Tribunal."
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2017-03-17
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RIH5923IntroRequires the general treasurer to maintain its transparent treasury initiative to assist the public in accessing information regarding how state pension investments are managed and performing.
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2017-03-16
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RIH5924IntroProvides that, effective September 1, 2017, all Central Falls retirees covered by the Central Falls retirees' settlement agreement would have their pension benefits gradually increased from 75% to 100% of their base pension benefit amount as of 7/31/...
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2017-03-16
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RIH5925IntroProvides that all city employees covered by Central Falls retirees' settlement agreement would have benefits gradually increased over five years from 75% base to 87.5% base pension benefit amount.
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2017-03-16
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RIS0030IntroIncludes a tax sale as a transfer of property ownership that would trigger the past due balances of any PACE assessment.
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2017-03-10
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RIH5911IntroCreates the statewide site readiness fund a state sponsored fund for the preparation of shared ready commercial, industrial and manufacturing property in the state.
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2017-03-10
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RIH5912IntroSubjects residential properties which are a part of certain federal programs to a 12% tax of the prior year's rental income.
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2017-03-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH5908IntroImposes 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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2017-03-10
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RIH5910IntroProvides that the aggregate value of approved historic tax credits shall not exceed the amount of $150,000,000 together with the amounts available in the historic preservation tax credit fund.
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2017-03-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH5913IntroAuthorizes state departments and agencies to allow a vendor to withhold a commission for developing and implementing a web-based system for filing of applications for licenses and permits.
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2017-03-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH5909IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Restriction On Tolling (this Joint Resolution Proposes A Constitutional Amendment Providing That Any New Highway Or Bridge Requires V...
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2017-03-10
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RIH5914IntroExempts from the alcoholic beverage manufacturing tax the first fifty thousand (50,000) gallons of wine produced by a winery in this state for distribution in RI in any calendar year.
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2017-03-10
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RIH5894IntroExpands TDI benefits, change the calculation of the taxable wage base increases the maximum number of weeks an employee can collect TDI and TCI, and expands TCI benefits for the care of siblings and grandchildren.
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2017-03-09
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RIH5891IntroRequires all the money collected for various billed services, by each telecommunications provider be deposited in a restricted receipt account, not the general fund.
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2017-03-09
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RIH5893IntroCreates a municipal infrastructure grant program within the DOA relating to municipal and other public infrastructure projects.
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2017-03-09
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RIH5888IntroMandates the start time of the school day for all high schools at 8:30 a.m. commencing with the 2017-2018 school year and provide an appropriation of $200,000 to each school district for the implementation of the mandated start time.
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2017-03-09
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RIH5890IntroProvides for a two percent (2%) regionalization bonus to all regionalized school districts commencing in Fiscal Year 2018.
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2017-03-09
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RIH5892IntroEstablishes a one-time fee of two hundred dollars ($200) for the issuance of an automobile vanity plate, in addition to the existing service charge of sixty dollars ($60.00) for each registration renewal.
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2017-03-09
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RIH5889IntroEstablishes the “Get On Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program" in Rhode Island, to assist recent college and university graduates in the repayment of their student loans.
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2017-03-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5877IntroEstablishes a prudent investor rule for trustees, directors and retirement system employees of state and municipal retirement systems who invest and manage or delegate the approval of investment or management of retirement system assets.
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2017-03-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5852IntroRequires approval by the general assembly to implement eminent domain proceedings for certain types of proposed development plans.
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2017-03-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH5851IntroRequires general assembly approval for construction on or development of certain classes of state-owned properties.
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2017-03-03
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RIH5824IntroRequires that an information technology project manager be assigned for all requests for proposals for information technology projects.
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2017-03-03
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RIH5149IntroIncreases the expiration date for a person over seventy-five (75) years of age to the third year following issuance of a driver's license.
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2017-03-03
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RIH5833IntroRepeals the section of the law requiring all corporations doing business in the state of Rhode Island to add back into their taxable income any amount deducted under the federal "Domestic Production Deduction" of the Internal Revenue Code 26 U.S.C. ...
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5837IntroAuthorizes RIPTA to provide an open-door service to all passengers to and from Rhode Island to locations within five (5) miles of the Rhode Island boarder into Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5838IntroProvides that those persons taking part in the home and community care services to the elderly program (chapter 66.3 of title 42) would be eligible for lifeline telephone service.
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5839IntroJoint Resolution Respectfully Urging The Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals And The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Certain Direct And Home Care Worker Wages
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5845IntroFreezes the amount of education aid for local school agencies that are scheduled to receive less aid under the funding formula. The education aid would be frozen at the rate provided in fiscal year 2017 for a period of three (3) years.
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5835IntroAuthorizes the secretary of health and human services to implement changes under the Rhode Island Medicaid reform act.
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2017-03-02
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RIH5844IntroIncludes a state-licensed facility that provides mental health and/or substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services in the definition of "health care provider" for the purposes of the prompt payment of health insurance claims.
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2017-03-02
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RIH5841IntroRequires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BDHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the caseload estimating conference.
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5840IntroAllows physician practices to maintain their license standards, even if a hospital system owns the practice.
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2017-03-02
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RIH5842IntroAmends 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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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5843IntroIncreases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2017-03-02
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RIH5831IntroProvides a one-time tax credit up to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) per dependent child for certain Rhode Island households who contribute to an account under the Rhode Island college bound tuition savings program.
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2017-03-02
To House Finance Committee
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