Bills Pending Rhode Island House Finance Committee

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RIH8119IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (limitations On State Spending) (this Joint Resolution Proposes To Submit To The Electors A Proposition To Amend The Consti...
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7676IntroJoint Resolution Relating To Open Space And Forest Conservation -- Capital Development Program (provides For Voter Referendum Seeking Approval Of Issuance Of Bonds Not To Exceed $4,000,000 And For The State Local Land Acquisition Matching Grant Progr...
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7959IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8120IntroIncrease funding of the budget reserve account, also known as the "Rainy Day Fund," and would limit state spending.
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7531IntroRequires electronic filing of returns and remittance of payments for certain larger business registrants.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH8052IntroIncludes East Providence in Northern Rhode Island regional tourism district.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH7654IntroApplies the hotel tax distribution formula for entities within the Providence regional tourism district to any and all hotels physically connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS2519EngrossMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7624IntroMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH8081IntroAppropriates two million dollars ($2,000,000) for FY-2021 for school social workers.
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2020-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8043IntroProvides that the minimum state appropriation for FY 2021 and FY 2022 for each community's foundation level school/education support be not less than the amount appropriated for FY 2020.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH8047IntroAppropriates the sum of two hundred dollars ($200) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, for payment of the Vietnam bonus of Jeffrey W. Dress of Marlboro, Massachusetts.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH8046IntroAuthorizes state aide to RICAP for training/equipment for use during times of natural disaster/emergency as needed by state EMA/governor.
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2020-06-18
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RIH8048IntroRequires full funding relating to economic activity and hotel taxes excluding funds appropriated to Downtown Pawtucket Redevelopment program for FY 2020.
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2020-06-18
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RIH8044IntroAmends the residential renewable energy system tax credit to remove the tax credit carryover restriction, increase the tax credit to thirty percent (30%) and increase the amount that may be credited to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000).
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH8045IntroAddresses general assembly appropriations in lieu of property taxes for state-owned properties within the town of Exeter.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2525IntroHave the health insurance commissioner adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create required forms to be used by a health insurer, including telemedicine coverage.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2799EngrossJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH8007IntroJoint Resolution Relating To A Lease Agreement For Leased Exhibition, Office And Vault Storage Space (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize A Lease Agreement For Exhibition, Office And Vault Storage Space For The Department Of State.)
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2020-06-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH7246IntroRepeals the sunset provision which ends historic preservation tax credits by June 30, 2020 or upon the exhaustion of the maximum aggregate credits, whichever comes first.
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2020-06-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH8009IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $140,000 To Urban Ventures (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred And Forty Thousand Dollars ($140,000) To Urban Ventures For Operations And To Implement Activities Assisting Small Business...
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2020-03-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH8008IntroEntitles correctional officers who have a minimum of 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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2020-03-13
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RIH8010IntroRequires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage of no less than one hundred forty-four percent (144%) of the state minimum wage.
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2020-03-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH8002IntroIncreases the exemption for estate taxes to two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) effective January 1, 2022. There would be a further increased estate tax exemption to five million dollars ($5,000,000) effective January 1, 2024.
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2020-03-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH8001IntroProvides for a voluntary deduction from any refund from the Rhode Island personal income tax for a contribution to The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI.
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2020-03-12
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RIH8000IntroEstablishes Children's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide finance assistance to families for medical expenses not covered by state or federal programs or insurance contract.
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2020-03-12
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RIH7987IntroRequires health insurance plans, effective on or after January 1, 2021, to provide coverage for all FDA-approved contraception drugs, products and sterilization procedures.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7980IntroProvides a full tax exemption for any real property that is owned by or held in trust for the benefit of disabled veterans of the United States Armed Services if that property serves as the "disabled veteran's" primary residence.
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2020-03-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7978IntroIncreases medical assistance coverage for medical assistance coverage/income eligibility for Medicaid cost-sharing for individuals with incomes not to exceed 135% of the federal poverty.
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2020-03-06
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RIH7979IntroExempts active members of the retirement system employed as state public safety professionals from the cost to purchase credit for military service and interest charges.
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2020-03-06
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RIH7964IntroRestores the deduction for alimony payments, pursuant to a divorce or separation agreement. Requires the alimony payments to be included as income to the recipient.
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2020-03-05
To House Finance Committee
RIS2150EngrossIncludes the majority leader of the senate as a member of the joint committee on legislative services.
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2020-02-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH7657IntroChanges the tax classifications for cable television assets.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7921IntroAdds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7688IntroExempts bicycles from sales and use tax.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7696IntroRepeals the estate tax and transfer tax.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7685IntroEstablishes 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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2020-02-26
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RIH7693IntroCreates 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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2020-02-26
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RIH7678IntroProvides two million dollars ($2,000,000) to support comprehensive and effective afterschool, summer learning and workforce development programs for students in grades kindergarten through twelve (K-12).
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2020-02-26
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RIH7918IntroAllows a credit against the Rhode Island estate tax in the amount of ninety-nine thousand six hundred dollars ($99,600) for decedents dying after December 31, 2020.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7664IntroCreates a new income tax bracket of 6.99% on taxable income over five hundred thousand dollars. Any tax collected on this income deposited into restricted receipt account and expended on education for grades kindergarten through twelfth grade.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7656IntroCreates senior center building capital fund to provide cities and towns with financial assistance up to thirty percent of the construction cost of the project.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7689IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment of the chronically homeless.
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2020-02-26
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RIH7659IntroAmends the classification of manufacturing machinery that is eligible for a property tax exemption.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7671IntroExempts a corporation from payment of the minimum tax imposed by § 44-11-2(e) during the first year of the corporation's existence.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7698IntroPermits certain volunteer firefighters to purchase motor vehicles by utilizing state purchasing provisions.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7908IntroProvides that scholarships received directly from the College Crusade Scholarship Program would not be considered financial aid pursuant to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarships and provides the program with access to certain student data.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7670IntroDecreases 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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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7655IntroPermits taxation of property acquired after July 1, 2020 by certain nonprofit educational and hospital entities.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7660IntroIncreases the maximum small state purchase from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction projects and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other small purchases.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
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