Bills Pending Rhode Island House Finance Committee

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RIS0678IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2019-06-28
To House Finance Committee
RIS0710IntroProvides that fifty dollars ($50.00) of the filing fee paid to the HUD-approved agency for the mediation conference involving the mortgagee and mortgagor, shall be paid to the Rhode Island Legal Services.
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIS0217IntroProvides greater details to be considered when deciding if there has been substantial compliance with the statutes requiring the prompt processing and payment of health insurance claims.
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIS0209EngrossExempts persons with a retail sales permit from requirement of paying a registration fee for making sales at a flea market.
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6253IntroRequires an owner or developer of a project valued at or above $5,000,000 or more to attest by sworn affidavit that the properties have no outstanding liens and to file a surety bond conditioned upon payment for labor and materials of the project.
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIS0283EngrossExpands the existing disability business enterprises program.
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIS0941EngrossRequires the department of education to create a model policy/timeline to assist school districts in implementing a dual language immersion program. This model policy and timeline would be sent to the president of the senate and the speaker of the ho...
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH5578IntroProvides for a fee increase for filing an action in district court, superior court and family court.
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2019-06-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH5808IntroProvides tax credits for qualified investments in "opportunity zones" in Pawtucket and Central Falls.
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2019-06-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH6239IntroReduces the required minimum number of special plates ordered from the DMV to 150 sets upon payment of $3,000 conditionally refundable fee.
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2019-06-24
To House Finance Committee
RIS0798IntroEstablishes an opioid stewardship payment program which manufacturers and distributors of opioids would pay into, to support opioid treatment programs.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS0719IntroAdds elementary or secondary school mathematics, world languages or science educators to those individuals eligible for a fellowship.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS0299EngrossAllows pregnant women with an annual family income above applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH5036IntroExpands the existing disability business enterprises program by allowing Veterans' Affairs, the Social Security Administration and others to verify that a business owner has a disability and is eligible for the current program.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS0198EngrossEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0816IntroEstablishes office of adult education literarcy/employment advisory committee within GWBRI for adult education and literacy services/repeals adult education act and aid for evening schools eff. 12/1/19.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH6211IntroCreates a hiring freeze for all state positions within a classification, for which a competitive test is required, if no test is given within twelve (12) months of the vacancy.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0262EngrossRemoves the condition that there needs to be a reasonable expectation that a 19 year old will complete a program in secondary school in order to qualify as a dependent child.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0115EngrossProvides increased school housing aid for communities that utilize resident architectural firms, for the architectural services included in a new school or school renovation project.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0740EngrossEntitles correctional officers with twenty-five (25) years of service and who are at least fifty-five (55) years of age to receive a non-Medicare-eligible retiree health care insurance benefit.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0054EngrossAdds urns and shrouds, prayer cards and other items customarily sold or provided by a funeral director to those funeral items which are already exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0675EngrossJoint Resolution Relating To Debt Management Act (authorizes Approval Of $50,000,000 Rhode Island Turnpike And Bridge Authority Revenue Bonds Secured By Toll, Transfers Of Motor Fuel Taxes And Other Revenues To Provide Funds To Maintain And Improve C...
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0272EngrossRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for the tax years 2020 and beyond.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0059EngrossJoint 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 Worker Wages
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2019-06-13
To House Finance Committee
RIS0803IntroEstablishes special economic development districts.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance Committee
RIS0307IntroRequires hospital to incorporate consent for peer recovery specialist services into comprehensive patient consent form. Creates MAT program using meds and counseling and to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance Committee
RIS0029EngrossRaises the juror's fees for each day's attendance on the superior court from $15.00 per day to $25.00 per day commencing July 1, 2020, and increase to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2021 and thereafter.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH6189IntroEstablishes an opioid stewardship payment program which manufacturers and distributors of opioids would pay into, to support opioid treatment programs.
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2019-06-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH6180IntroEstablishes board of trustees for URI; establishes transfer of URI research foundation authority to board of governors if foundation dissolved; removes authority of council on postsecondary education over URI, requires disclosure of tuition waivers.
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2019-06-10
To House Finance Committee
RIS0590EngrossRequires an owner or developer of a project valued at or above $5,000,000 or more to attest by sworn affidavit that the properties have no outstanding liens and to file a surety bond conditioned upon payment for labor and materials of the project.
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2019-06-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH6198IntroEstablishes a Pawtucket-Central Falls station redevelopment district and provides that tax credits may be available for certain projects located in the district for an amount not to exceed 50% of the project cost.
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2019-06-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5934IntroAmends the date that a new, fully reflective registration plate would be issued from January 1, 2020 to December 1, 2019. The act would also increase the registration fee for fully reflective plates from $6.00 to fifteen dollars $15.00.
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2019-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH6190IntroExempts from the sales tax scalp hair prosthesis that are necessary due to hair loss from cancer treatment or alopecia areata.
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2019-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH5635IntroEstablishes portability of unused estate tax credit of predeceasing spouse by surviving spouse for decedents dying after 12/31/18.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5633IntroAllows a one-time non-refundable personal/corporate income tax credit for the actual costs of sewer connection for single/multifamily homes based on real property owner's filing status.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH6167IntroAuthorizes Westerly to issue bonds and notes not to exceed 71 million for school improvements.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5566IntroExpands eligibility for elderly services assistance to persons under age 65 suffering from physician confirmed Alzheimer's disease related dementia with income not to exceed 250% of federal poverty level.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5636IntroWould, through the office of management and budget, implement the Lean government initiative and include a mandatory yearly progress report by departments, agencies, boards and commissions.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5048IntroCreates a sales tax holiday for the days of August 10, 2019 and August 11, 2019.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5634IntroCreates 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 improvements to a school.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5959IntroStrips tax exempt status of municipal detention facility corporation; provides corporation ceases 90 days after dissolution vote and city/town council resolution; requires annual municipal approval of lease.
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2019-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5052IntroProvides for an appropriation of state funds to cities and towns who are members of the Narragansett Bay marine task force (NBMTF) for the maintenance of boats providing services to Narragansett Bay.
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2019-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5599IntroCreates the life appropriations act prohibiting public dollars from the state of Rhode Island to be awarded to any entity that performs convenience abortions.
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2019-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5972IntroRequires the state to make each of its quarterly motor vehicle excise tax phase out reimbursements to the town of Cumberland, three (3) months earlier than the rest of the municipalities.
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2019-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH6106IntroEstablishes the smokers' health assistance fund by imposing a fifteen cent ($0.15) surcharge on cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5995IntroRemoves the exception to $100,000 limit for civil tort damages or tort liability indemnification by the state/city/town/fire districts and exempts the state/city/town/fire districts from statutory interest on civil tort damages.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5795IntroEstablishes a board and appropriates funds from the legislature to create a local cannabis equity program to allow those people who want to enter the business of selling marijuana with state funding and technical assistance to do so.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH6070IntroRequires the department of business regulation to provide an equitable distribution of marijuana cultivation or dispensary licenses.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH6069IntroCreates the Rhode Island Marijuana Social Equity Program to provide opportunities to people, who reside in areas determined to be disproportionately harmed by marijuana prohibition and enforcement, in gaining access to the marijuana industry.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH6073IntroRequires the department of business regulation to provide an equitable distribution of marijuana cultivation or dispensary licenses.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
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