Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Commerce Committee

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RIS2839IntroAllows nonprofit corporations to merge pr consolidate with other business entities or to convert into an other business entity within or outside of this state. It allows other business entities to convert to domestic nonprofit corporations.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2838IntroMakes amendments necessary to use the term "trade name" rather than "assumed name", for purposes of the commercial law chapter on filing an assumed name, and provides for the administration and regulation of the use of trade names.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2777IntroEstablishes an economic growth blockchain act, set regulations for the sale of hemp, regulate virtual and digital assets and establish depository banks for these purposes.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2773IntroCreate the electronic book licenses to libraries act which requires a publisher who offers to license electronic books and digital audiobooks to the public shall offer to license such books to libraries in the state on reasonable terms.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2774IntroRequires national and state background checks for certain drivers transporting passengers for hire.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2776IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Governor To Designate A State-wide Broadband Coordinator And Establish A Rhode Island Broadband Advisory Council
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2771IntroEstablishes the duty of the commission and the division of public utilities to ensure affordability and sustainability for basic care necessities.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2772IntroEstablishes rules and regulations concerning the use and registration of personal delivery devices and mobile carrying devices.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2775Intro- Levy And Assessment Of Local Taxes
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2020-03-12
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RIS2166IntroPrevents the consideration of an applicant's credit history in determining automobile insurance rates.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2374IntroReduces the usury rate to twelve percent (12%).
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2484IntroRemoves crime of moral turpitude as cause to deny a variety of licenses.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2168IntroRemoves the ten (10) year period for secretary of state to withdraw a certificate of revocation.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2171IntroRequires a person or persons who transact business under a trade name to register with a municipality, provide more extensive information when filing and to notify the municipality when the trade name is changed or discontinued.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2359IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "an American Economic Recovery" Program
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2732IntroProvides that public utilities which post any rate or condition change for retail service shall send electronic notice the same day to the PUC and administrator.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2731IntroBans gender-based price discrimination on hygiene products by retail establishments with a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for a first violation and one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each subsequent violation.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2730IntroOmnibus act regarding caterers, hide and leather inspection, constables, sterilization of bedding, mixed-martial arts and pool halls.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2619IntroBrings the Rhode Island Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Fund statute into conformance with the latest version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Act.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2167IntroProvides that municipal insurance corporations would be subject to laws regulating insurance companies and would be regulated by the Rhode Island department of business regulation.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2620IntroRBC) FOR INSURERS ACT (This act would update the Life Risk Based Capital statutes to the current National Association of Insurance Commissioners standard.
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2020-03-03
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RIS2391IntroPrevents businesses from selling tangible property on a condition that consumer purchases insurance prohibits businesses from using non-public information to sell insurance.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2625IntroIncorporate provisions of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner standards into chapter 1.1 of title 27, the "credit for reinsurance act".
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2624IntroProvides for the sale of self-service storage insurance in this state.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2622IntroChange the continuing education requirements of registered contractors to ten (10) hours every two (2) years.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2621IntroCreates the uniform natural gas leaks classification act which classifies gas leaks into different grades and identifies the steps and procedures to be taken and provides a reporting requirement for a gas company subsequent to a leak.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2618IntroAdopts NAIC Cybersecurity Act which establishes the current standard for insurers doing business in the state.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2629IntroEliminates the notarization requirement for a certificate of title or salvage certificate of title to be filed by insurance companies when the damage to the vehicle results in a total loss.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2498IntroRequires ride sharing services to provide wheelchair lift equipment vehicles as part of their fleet ; establishes accessibility program for persons with disabilities in unserved or underserved geographic areas of the state.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2499IntroExtends 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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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2031IntroRequires 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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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2028IntroRequires every electric distribution company and natural gas distribution company to submit to the division of public utilities and carriers an emergency response plan for review and approval.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2500IntroProvides New Shoreham has the exclusive authority to prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the operation, licensing, and regulation of transportation network service companies and their services when TNCs are operating in the town of New Shor...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2029IntroExcludes municipal and government bodies that aggregate electrical loads for residential retail customers from the requirement that a new contract is required when there is a change of terms for electric-generation services.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2373IntroRequires 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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2020-02-13
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2030IntroEstablishes that manufacturers of devices capable of connecting to the Internet equip the devices with reasonable security features.
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2020-02-11
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2170IntroRepeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders."
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2020-02-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
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