Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Commerce Committee

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RIH5949EngrossImposes 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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2019-06-28
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH6062IntroRequires retail establishments with 3 persons or more on premises without public restrooms to allow customers to use employee restrooms for certain medical conditions upon presentation of documentary proof with violators fined $250. Effective 1/1/20
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2019-06-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH5880EngrossPublic utilities posting rate changes for retail service to notify PUC same day.
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2019-06-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0949IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Develop Measures To Ensure Investments Within Designated Opportunity Zones Improve The Quality Of Life And Economic Opportunities In Low-income Communities, While Pr...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH5907EngrossProvides that any women's business enterprise that is certified under the Federal Small Business Act shall be deemed certified by the department of administration as a women's business enterprise.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0193IntroRefunds the minimum tax paid by corporations with annual gross income of less than four hundred dollars ($400); but caps the amount refunded at four hundred dollars ($400).
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2019-05-07
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0651IntroRequires public utilities and electric distribution companies to provide prompt and adequate service to its rate payers relating to new service and service upgrades.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0810IntroRequires electric/gas distribution companies submit to DPUC an emergency response plan on/before 6/1/20 and annually; authorizes civil/administrative penalties for noncompliance; establishes process for DPUC to assess same.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0110IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "an American Economic Recovery" Program
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2019-04-23
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0650IntroClarifies that all interconnection and standby transformer costs are to be socialized by National Grid throughout the state of Rhode Island, retroactive to June 15, 2010.
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2019-04-23
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0195IntroReduces the usury rate to twelve percent (12%).
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2019-04-23
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH5256EngrossRequires motor vehicle dealers to disclose in writing that a vehicle being sold has a spare tire/ jack or is otherwise equipped in compliance with applicable law. There shall be a civil penalty of $100 for a violation under this subsection.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0537IntroEstablishes that manufacturers of devices capable of connecting to the Internet equip the devices with reasonable security features.
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2019-04-02
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0041IntroExtends the co-operation requirement public utilities have by law with contractors involved in state construction projects to municipal, political subdivisions and other quasi-governmental agencies.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0539IntroRequires any public utility or its contractor to reimburse an excavator for lost time expense incurred, including manpower and equipment from the utilities incorrect marking of underground utilities.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0652IntroRequires the state to pay the energy costs necessary to supply public street lighting if the local utility district fails to do so.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0396IntroProhibits any entity or individual from advertising the sale, purchase, receipt, transport, delivery or salvage of any junk or discarded automobile unless the advertiser is a licensed auto wrecking or salvage yard.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0192IntroEstablishes a new program which would assist federal employees who have been affected by a federal government shutdown by making available state-backed loans in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000).
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2019-03-19
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0108IntroCreates a five (5) year period after the date of dissolution, termination, or revocation of limited liability companies or corporations to settle and close its affairs but not to continue its business.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0255IntroRemoves the 10 year period within which time the secretary of state's office is authorized to withdraw a certificate of revocation for all Rhode Island business corporations, foreign corporations, nonprofit corporations and limited liability companie...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0258IntroDefines educational requirements to qualify as a social worker and exempts social workers from license procedures.
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2019-03-05
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0329IntroRequires an insurer of life insurance to provide annual notice to the insured and also provides instructions and necessary forms to change the beneficiary.
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2019-03-05
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0107IntroReduces the minimum corporate tax from four hundred dollars ($400) to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) for the year beginning on July 1, 2019, and abolishes the minimum tax for tax years beginning on or after July 1, 2020.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0039IntroSenate Resolution Reaffirming The Friendship Between Rhode Island And Taiwan, Enhancing Bilateral Relations, And Supporting Taiwan In The International Community
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2019-01-16
To Senate Commerce Committee
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