Bills Pending Rhode Island House Finance Committee

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RIH7639Intro
25%
Decreases the amount of the reinstatement fees for a motor vehicle registration or certificate of title which was revoked, denied or suspended and reduced reinstatement fees for suspension or revocation of registration or certificate of title.
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2022-06-23
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RIH7652Intro
25%
Authorizes DMV to issue one year renewal registrations for vehicles leased for thirty-six months and enables DMV to refund, to a registrant of leased vehicle, who cancels registration that portion of registration fee paid that represents 6 months of ...
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2022-06-23
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RIH7755Intro
25%
Creates the Governor’s Clean Energy Workforce Transition Commission.
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2022-06-22
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RIH8354Intro
25%
Creates the Rhode Island Psychiatry Resource Network for the primary purpose of equitably determining and collecting assessments for the cost of Psychiatry Resource Network's in the state not covered by other federal or state funding.
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2022-06-21
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RIH7638Intro
25%
Promotes the development, utilization and opportunities for teachers of color. It would provide for a two million dollar annual appropriation for a scholarship fund for teacher employment in urban schools.
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2022-06-16
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RIH8276Intro
25%
Requires the installation of three (3) urban business incubators--two (2) in the Olneyville neighborhood and one in Upper South Providence.
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2022-06-16
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RIH7617Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island Black economic and community development fund as an investment fund to address issues of discrimination and exploitation of the Black community.
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2022-06-16
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RIH8350Intro
25%
Removes the child support eligibility requirement under the section related to childcare assistance -- families or assistance units eligible.
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2022-06-16
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RIH7614Intro
25%
Establishes the urban student mentorship program to reduce chronic absenteeism and promote better academic outcomes for student in urban communities.
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2022-06-16
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RIH7745Intro
25%
Requires the general assembly appropriate funds to the state librarian for the purpose of caring for, preserving and cataloguing property in the state in the keeping of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
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2022-06-16
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RIH8048Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island secure choice retirement savings program, which provides for the creation of IRA-type retirement investments managed by a board established by the act which would be a public corporation.
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2022-06-16
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RIH8051Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $685,000 For The Black And Latino Caucus Community Partnerships To Establish Radio Station Wsop-lp (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of Six Hundred Eighty-five Thousand Dollars (...
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2022-06-16
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RIH8156Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $10,000,000 To The Justice Assistance Habitat For Justice (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $10,000,000 To The Justice Assistance Habitat For Justice.)
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2022-06-15
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RIH7448Intro
25%
Prohibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) from imposing any fares and/or charges for service provided to the general public.
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2022-06-14
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RIH8275Intro
25%
Mandates that a person's incarceration not affect his or her enrollment status in medical assistance.
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2022-06-14
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RIH8282Intro
25%
Requires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations, health maintenance organizations and Rhode Island Medicaid, to issue policies that provide coverage for emergency medical services transport.
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2022-06-14
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RIH7613Intro
25%
Amends several sections of law relating to safety and care for the elderly including amending the composition of the commission and requiring designated representatives within the police and fire departments to serve as older adults safety advocates.
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2022-06-14
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RIH6665Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5931 -- Requires free lunches to be provided for all elementary and secondary students attending public schools, to the extent state and federal funds are available.
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2022-06-14
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RIH8310Intro
25%
Adds direct state support for costs associated with employing school resource officers.
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2022-06-14
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RIH8118Intro
25%
Mandates that no fee or surcharge, other than the fees and charges authorized pursuant to § 39-18.1-4, be added to any motor vehicle registration as a result of the issuance of any new registration plate.
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2022-06-14
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RIS2612Engross
50%
Establishes a program within the adult correctional institution to permit medication assisted treatment approved by the FDA for the treatment of a substance abuse disorder to any individual incarcerated.
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2022-06-10
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RIH8334Intro
25%
Establishes the School Mental Health Act of 2022 which would provide resources and establish a youth advisory council to improve safety in our schools.
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2022-06-09
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RIS2327Engross
50%
Requires every individual or group health insurance contract effective on or after January 1, 2023, to provide coverage to the insured and the insured's spouse and dependents for all FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and other products.
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2022-06-08
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RIH8329Intro
25%
Requires all pre-kindergarten through grade twelve (pre-K through 12) schools to have resources officers or security personnel, lock exterior doors after morning arrival, security cameras and security protocols for school visitors.
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2022-06-08
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RIS2577Engross
50%
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Increases the maximum amount of days a retired teacher and athletic coach may substitute teach from 90 days to 120 days.
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2022-06-07
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RIH8318Intro
25%
Strengthens school security measures/established 8 member school emergency response committee/rapid response teams/SWAT teams/requires annual appropriation of $1,000,000 to achieve these goals.
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2022-06-03
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RIS2883Engross
50%
Establishes a program to increase the adoption of broadband services for local and statewide entities, both public and private, to be funded by federal funds and state appropriations.
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2022-06-02
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RIH8266Intro
25%
Excludes eligible nonimmigrant visa holders from paying the same in-state tuition as any other Rhode Island student.
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2022-05-31
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RIH7283Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act to develop and implement strategies to improve the compensation of early childhood educators.
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2022-05-31
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RIH7284Intro
25%
Directs the state to appropriate the sum of $250,000,000 from federal COVID relief funds to establish virtual online learning programs.
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2022-05-31
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RIH8169Intro
25%
Prohibits prior authorization or step therapy protocol for the prescription of medication to assess or treat an enrollee's serious mental illness.
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2022-05-31
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RIH7756Intro
25%
Requires the EOHHS to submit to the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services a state plan amendment to Medicaid dental and chiropractic rates.
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2022-05-31
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RIH8178Intro
25%
Appropriates $1.0 million in state funds to nonprofit hospitals serving large governmentally insured populations with a primary care focused (internal medicine and/or family practice) program that started after January 1, 2021.
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2022-05-31
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RIS2735Engross
50%
Amends the total amount of expenses that may be charged to a utility for those expenses related to a commission or division initiated investigation of public utilities with gross intrastate operating revenues exceeding $400,000,000.
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2022-05-26
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RIH7623Intro
25%
Promotes the use of state surplus property by permitting the department of administration to obtain an appraisal and sell property to be used for housing development purposes where appropriate.
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2022-05-26
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RIS2282Engross
50%
2) (Mandates public school classroom size be limited to twenty (20) students for kindergarten through grade two (2).
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2022-05-26
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RIS2291Engross
50%
Direct the council on elementary and secondary education to provide professional support and assistance to LEAs regarding effective ways to use data such as the LEA’s budget and demographics, school culture, and assessments to improve student perfo...
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2022-05-26
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RIH8283Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $5,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Human Services To Provide Baby Food And Infant Formula Through The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program And Other Means (this Resolution Would Authorize The...
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2022-05-25
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RIS2470Engross
50%
Raises the maximum age of eligibility for pediatric palliative services from eighteen (18) to twenty-six (26) and raises the eligibility for enhanced services from age eight (8) to age twenty-six (26).
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2022-05-20
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RIS2199Engross
50%
Enables adjunct faculty members eligible for state employee medical insurance.
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2022-05-20
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RIS2468Engross
50%
Joint Resolution To Amend The Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Requests And Renewals (this Joint Resolution Would Approve An Amendment The Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Requests And Renewals.)
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2022-05-20
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RIS2351Engross
50%
Increases the amount forwarded to Rhode Island Legal Services from court filing fees for the entry of every petition, complaint or action in district, superior and family court.
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2022-05-20
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RIH7179Intro
25%
Provides medical assistance coverage for medical services provided to qualifying eligible recipients for community-based care. The department of human services on EOHHS would seek federal approval to implement the provisions of the act.
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2022-05-19
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RIH7626Intro
25%
Mandates that health insurance companies and Medicaid provide coverage for FDA approved COVID-19 home testing kits.
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2022-05-19
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RIH7493Intro
25%
Exempts from taxation the sale, storage, use, or other consumption of COVID-19 take home tests.
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2022-05-19
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RIH7181Intro
25%
Requires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to utilize current Medicaid waiver funds to provide coverage for supporting housing for the homeless.
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2022-05-19
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RIH7442Intro
25%
Provide for abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeals the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2022-05-19
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RIH7631Intro
25%
Requires every individual or group health insurance contract effective on or after January 1, 2023, to provide coverage to the insured and the insured's spouse and dependents for all FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and other products.
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2022-05-19
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RIH8119Intro
25%
Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).
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2022-05-19
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RIH7443Intro
25%
Increases the coverage eligibility for any pregnant person for Medicaid from an income level of 250% of the federal poverty level to 400% of the federal poverty level and provides full health insurance coverage for pregnant people.
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2022-05-19
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