Rhode Island Representative Arthur Corvese [D]

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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
RIH7034IntroMandates arming campus police at public higher educational institutions and includes campus police in the definition of "law enforcement officer" for the purposes of the "Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights."
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7595IntroRequires attorney general to issue report of all charges involving a firearm, and if said charges were disposed for that calendar year. Included in report details of firearm.
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7741IntroCreate an appeal process in which an applicant for a concealed firearms permit or firearms transfer, could appeal to the agency which denied the permit.
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7990IntroExempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7545IntroProhibits person convicted of unnecessary cruelty to animals from owning or exercising control of an animal for a period of not less than twenty (20) years. Penalty for violation one thousand dollars ($1000) and forfeiture of animal.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7543IntroMakes it a misdemeanor for persons to carry, possess, or wear masks or protective clothing or equipment designed to minimize the risk of injury from deadly weapons, for the purposes of hindering law enforcement crowd control actions.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7804IntroRestores power of school committees to give advice and consent on appointment by the superintendent of all school personnel.
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2020-03-10
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (03/11/2020)
RIH7601IntroAllows holders of a Class P license to purchase alcoholic beverages from either a retail or wholesale establishment in the state of Rhode Island.
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2020-03-06
To House Special Legislation 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
To House Finance Committee
RIH7865IntroRequires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.
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2020-03-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7889IntroAllows city/town clerks to appoint individuals to solemnize marriages and requires clerks to issue certificates for individuals to perform the solemnization if all application requirements are met.
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2020-03-05
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7970IntroRequires municipalities to tax renewable energy resources as tangible property without affecting the real property on which it is located. Excepts farmland, which shall be reassessed at the predated farmland classification.
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2020-03-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7973PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Christopher Young
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2020-03-05
House read and passed
RIH7961PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of March, 2020, To Be "women’s History Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-04
House read and passed
RIH7151IntroProhibits the use of display fireworks/aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and would make a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75.00 and court costs.
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2020-03-03
Committee recommends passage
RIH7546IntroProhibits person convicted of unnecessary cruelty to animals from owning or exercising control of an animal for life. Penalty for violation one thousand dollars ($1000) and forfeiture of animal.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7892IntroOmnibus act regarding caterers, hide and leather inspection, constables, sterilization of bedding, mixed-martial arts and pool halls.
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2020-03-03
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7175IntroCreates a 9 member military and veterans' affairs oversight commission.
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2020-02-27
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7642IntroProvides immediate family members or two (2) guests of residents of the Rhode Island veterans' home access to the dining room for lunch and/or dinner at no charge to the resident, family members or guests.
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2020-02-27
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7731IntroMakes it a misdemeanor for persons to carry, possess, or wear masks or protective clothing or equipment designed to minimize the risk of injury from deadly weapons, for the purposes of defeating law enforcement crowd control tactics.
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2020-02-27
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7125IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Urging The President And Congress Of The United States To Enact Legislation Requiring The Fda To Establish Gmp Standards Regulating Industrial Hemp (cbd) Products With Thc Content Below Three Percent, Including Establish...
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7730IntroCreates the "animal abuser registry act" which would require all persons convicted of felonies involving animal abuse to register with an online registry to be established and maintained by the department of public safety.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7774IntroProvides that participating dentists have the right to not participate in third-party benefit agreements between nonprofit dental service corporations and outside dental benefit plans.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7704IntroIncreases the threshold for general assembly approval on state leases from five years and aggregate rent exceeding five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to five years and an aggregate rent exceeding five million dollars ($5,000,000).
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7896IntroRequires that electors that cast emergency ballots in the 12 day period prior to any election day sign an electronic pollbook giving a reason why they cannot get to the polls and vote be cast immediately into a voting machine.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7895IntroMakes the chairperson of a political action committee or political party committee responsible for fines levied by the board of elections.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7330IntroTerminates all parental rights of any person convicted of sexual assault which results in the birth of a child from that assault.
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2020-02-25
Committee recommends passage
RIH7355IntroHouse Resolution Recognizing The Fetus As A Human Life Upon The Existence Of A Heartbeat
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2020-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7493IntroDirects RIPTA to alter bus route 58 and bus route 27.
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2020-02-25
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7198IntroRequires motor vehicle dealers to disclose in writing that a vehicle being sold has a spare tire and jack or is otherwise equipped in compliance with applicable law. There shall be a civil penalty of fifty dollars $50 for a violation under this subse...
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2020-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7625IntroRequires that the tax administrator credit electronic sales and use tax payments made electronically exactly when submitted.
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2020-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7253IntroDirects the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority to alter bus route 58.
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2020-02-13
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (02/13/2020)
RIH7579IntroProvides drug cost transparency by requiring reports be submitted by drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers and health benefit plan insurers to the director of the department of business regulation regarding drug prices and increases the price...
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7120IntroMoves the disciplinary process for massage therapists from the board of physical therapy to the board of massage therapists.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7529IntroRestricts the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems to individuals over the age of twenty-one (21) and regulates the way in which electronic nicotine delivery systems may be sold.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7528IntroRequires pharmacists to notify their customers whether their cost sharing benefits exceed the actual retail price of the prescription sought, in the absence of prescription drug coverage.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7503IntroAdds 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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2020-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7152IntroIncreases the duty of care owed by condominium officers and executive board members to their unit owners from ordinary and reasonable care to fiduciary care.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7199IntroMakes persons seventy (70) years of age or older eligible for exemption from jury service.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7437IntroExtends the reimbursement to a school district or municipality for the employment of newly hired school resource officers only.
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2020-02-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7192IntroAmends the North Providence legislative town charter to gradually increase the mayor's compensation from ($75,000.00) to ($85,000.00) for FY 2020, to ($95,000.00) for FY 2021, to ($105,000.00) beginning on FY 2022 and each year thereafter.
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2020-01-30
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7389PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of January 26th To February 1st Of 2020, To Be "physician Anesthesiologists Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-01-30
House read and passed
RIH7386PassHouse Resolution Celebrating "national Catholic Schools Week" On January 26th Through February 1, 2020, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-01-30
House read and passed
RIH7153IntroRequires issuers of gift certificates to deposit and hold funds used to purchase the gift certificate in escrow for three (3) years, or until the gift certificate is redeemed, and would restrict certain redemption terms in the event of bankruptcy.
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2020-01-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7312IntroProhibits the collection of a sales or use tax on that portion of a motor vehicle lease payment representing taxes payable by the lessor on the leased motor vehicle.
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2020-01-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7241PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Reverend Brian J. Shanley, O.p., S.t.l., Ph.d., On His Retirement After Fifteen Years Of Extraordinary Leadership And Success As The President Of Providence College
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2020-01-22
House read and passed
RIH7129IntroRequires that only certified nurse-teachers may be employed as school nurses in elementary and secondary schools.
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2020-01-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7121IntroCreates a prescription drug affordability board composed of representatives of affected stakeholders designated to investigate and comprehensively evaluate drug prices for Rhode Islanders and possible ways to reduce them to make them more affordable.
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2020-01-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7169IntroIncludes a book of fiction or non-fiction within the definition of a "work" which is original or creative and for "one-of-a-kind, limited production" thus qualifying item for exemption from the sales tax.
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2020-01-16
To House Finance Committee
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