Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee

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RIS3026Intro
25%
Exempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2200Intro
25%
Provides for rate setting and review for all medical programs licensed or having a contract with the state as well as Medicaid.
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2022-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIH7843Engross
50%
Amends the provisions for prompt payment of monies owed by the department of administration to their contractors or subcontractors.
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2022-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS3007Intro
25%
Allows the town of Glocester to tax the real and tangible property of Factory Mutual Insurance Company and would allow the town of Glocester to increase their tax levy by 12.46% for the fiscal year 2023.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2599Intro
25%
Establishes up to nine (9) grants to hire a community schools coordinator and establishes up to eighteen (18) grants to distribute funds for the expansion of community schools programs established pursuant to the African America history education act...
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2022-06-07
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2592Intro
25%
Establishes the “Rhode Island Hard-Hit Emergency Liquidity Program Act” to provide up to twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) to businesses adversely affected by the Coronavirus pandemic by providing aid for drop in sales.
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2022-06-07
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2062Intro
25%
Increases the state earned-income credit as of January 1, 2023, to eighteen percent (18%) of the federal earned-income credit, not to exceed the amount of state income tax.
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2022-05-19
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RIS2186Intro
25%
Eliminates the sales tax on taxi services and pet care services.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2894Intro
25%
Establishes a community mental health services revolving fund, to help fund the construction and renovation of facilities to provide mental health services.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2754Intro
25%
Effective July 1, 2022, entitles environmental police officers to the benefits provided by chapter 45-21.2 entitled "Optional retirement for members of police force and firefighters."
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2022-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2312Intro
25%
Provides that in determining local school aid, the state would annually provide each community no less than an amount equal to the aid given in the preceding fiscal year.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2054Intro
25%
Exempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under eight thousand one hundred pounds (8,100 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use, from sales tax.
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2022-05-17
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RIS2064Intro
25%
Raises the amount of life insurance the state would provide at no charge to Rhode Island National Guard members called up for federal duty to five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
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2022-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2453Intro
25%
Allows members of the retirement system who served in the national guard or reserves and who qualify as veterans to purchase retirement service credits.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2758Intro
25%
Entitles correctional officers with twenty-five (25) years of service and who are at least fifty-five (55) years of age to a non-Medicare-eligible retiree health care insurance benefit.
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2022-05-10
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RIS2594Intro
25%
Allows for a tax credit of $500 for certain nurse practitioners or physicians.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2264Intro
25%
Adds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2314Intro
25%
Provides 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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2022-05-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2461Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation For Funding Of A Nonprofit Agency, Inspiring Minds, Inc., To Benefit Providence Elementary School Students (this Resolution Would Allocate Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) From The General Fund To The Nonprofi...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2306Intro
25%
Provides Medicaid home care base rate adjustments.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2648Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $17,700,000 For The Purposes Of Increasing Home Care Provider Reimbursement Rates To Be Used For Wage Pass Through To Direct Care Staff And For Increases In Payments To Direct Care Workers Hired By Consumer...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2311Intro
25%
Requires EOHHS assisted by 24 member advisory committee to provide review/recommendations for rate setting/ongoing review of social service programs licensed by state departments/agencies and Medicaid.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2597Intro
25%
Establishes the Katie Beckett Program pursuant to federal guidelines.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2598Intro
25%
Increases the daily rate of payments to nursing facilities by twenty percent (20%) for single occupancy rooms to include private bathrooms.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2895Intro
25%
Waives interest and penalties on the taxable portion of loans taxed or forgiven under the Paycheck Protection Program during tax years 2020 and 2021, provided any tax due is paid by March 31, 2022 and March 31, 2023, respectively.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2892Intro
25%
Amends the capital gains tax rates and holding period from 5 years to 1 year. Imposes a non-owner occupied tax on homes assessed at more than $1,000,000. Increases estate tax exemption to $2,225,000.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2891Intro
25%
Requires municipalities to ensure that school district employees are eligible for social security.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2881Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $5,000,000 From The American Rescue Plan Act Funds To The City Of Central Falls In Recognition Of The Disproportionately High Impact Of The Pandemic On Central Falls And The Disproportionately Arpa Funding ...
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2022-04-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2455Intro
25%
Suspends the imposition of the minimum tax upon corporations, nonprofit corporations, and limited liability companies for the tax year in which the secretary of state certifies the entity's dissolution.
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2022-04-12
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RIS2450Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $300,000 From The American Rescue Plan Act Funds For The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000) To...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2850Intro
25%
Increases the amount each corporation pays on state tax to seven and one half percent (7.5%) of net income beginning on or after January 1, 2023, and reduce the minimum tax to two hundred dollars ($200).
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2022-04-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2451Intro
25%
Appropriates $100,000 annually to Fuerza Laboral for the purposes of the development and management of a business cooperative located in Central Falls to increase economic development, assists with job creation and a path to business ownership.
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2022-04-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2452Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $300,000 From The America Rescue Plan Act Funds For The Portsmouth Housing Authority (pha) (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $300,000 To The Portsmouth Housing Authority.)
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2022-04-12
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RIS2052Intro
25%
Enables cities and towns to provide a tax exemption to individuals who take resiliency measures to rehabilitate their property because of flood hazards.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2013Intro
25%
Requires cities and towns to implement affordable housing requirements upon all developers of tax stabilization applications for developments of more than five (5) housing units based upon median income as defined by HUD.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2860Intro
25%
Provides for a cost-of-living allowance for all present and former state employees
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2849Intro
25%
Amends the computation of relative wealth of municipalities for the purpose of distributing state aid by eliminating the requirement that certain exemptions include tax treaties that are conditioned on being in force on May 15, 2005.
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2022-04-05
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RIS2844Intro
25%
Increases the state's contribution and decreases the amount of city, town or local educational agency by two percent (2%) each year.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2845Intro
25%
Suspends the tax on fuel or manufactured biodiesel fuel sold or used from April 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022, and requires the seller to reduce the per-gallon price of fuel or manufactured biodiesel fuel by a sum equal to the tax abatement.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2848Intro
25%
Members and/or beneficiaries that retired on or before June 30, 2012 would get two percent (2%) benefit adjustment when benefit adjustments are suspended.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2846Intro
25%
Awards all members of the pension system a three percent (3%) (COLA) if certain conditions are met.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2313Intro
25%
Requires DHS to disburse $18,700,000 in $1,500 amounts total, $250 per month for 6 months as retention bonuses to direct care staff at childcare centers/licensed family providers.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2759Intro
25%
Taxes property not considered a primary residence at a flat rate of five percent (5%) of the assess value.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2591Intro
25%
Expands the Rhode Island promise scholarship program to include students at Rhode Island college as well as students with medical, personal leave, military obligations or disabilities.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2756Intro
25%
Permits certain volunteer firefighters to purchase motor vehicles by utilizing state purchasing provisions.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2685Intro
25%
Expands the promise scholarship program to allow a student who is eligible to receive funds under the Rhode Island promise scholarship to use the same funds at most public or private institutions of postsecondary education in Rhode Island.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2290Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island hope scholarship act to provide up to the cost of two (2) years of tuition costs and mandatory fees for eligible students in hopes to increase the numbers for enrollment and graduation.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2595Intro
25%
Requires the tax administrator to provide to the general assembly data regarding immigrant taxpayers’ tax filings for two (2) tax years, and reports its findings to the general assembly.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2693Intro
25%
Increases the Medicaid rate of reimbursement for in-network dental care services.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2061Intro
25%
Requires the contracting department of the department of human services or the department of administration to pilot at least one contract for professional or technical services using automatic verification software to verify hours billed under contr...
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2022-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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