Rhode Island Representative Arthur Corvese [D]

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RIH8262Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKERS' COMPENSATION -- BENEFITS - Amends 4 sections relating to the workers' compensation benefits dealing with increasing the amount of dependent benefits payable to a totally disabled employee comprising this year's a...
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2024-05-27
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Labor Committee
RIH7040Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Requires the DMV to create a blue envelope program for drivers with autism.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7113Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE EMBLEMS - Designates as the state music, the genre of rhythm and blues which contains elements of pop, soul, funk, hip-hop, and electronic music.
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2024-05-24
Placed on House Calendar (05/30/2024)
RIH7105Intro
25%
PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES - Gives authority to the department of labor and training to enforce violations of the state purchases chapter and also adds penalties for those violations.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]

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RIH7203Engross
50%
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Adds the month of August to the dates a Class A retail alcoholic beverage establishment can offer unlimited free samples of wine, beer and distilled spirits products.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7427Engross
50%
PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- EXCAVATION NEAR UNDERGROUND UTILITY FACILITIES - Amends the provision of notice to be provided for the release of any hazardous gas or liquid as determined by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Admini...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7467Intro
25%
HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE - Directs the governor to select a day and annually order the lowering of flags to half-mast on any state buildings to honor the passing of first responders.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7578Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Allows members of the Rhode Island judiciary and their staff to be issued a driver's license that contains the applicant's official business address in lieu of a residence address.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]

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RIH7570Intro
25%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Allows law enforcement to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for deadening or muffling the sound of a firearm while acting within the scope of their official duties under the supervision of the police chief o...
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2024-05-24
Placed on House Calendar (05/28/2024)
RIH7738Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF MASSAGE THERAPISTS - Relocates the chapter relating to licensing of massage therapists from the health and safety title to the businesses and professions title with multiple amendments.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]

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RIH7837Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKERS' COMPENSATION -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Amends the current law on workers' compensation to require any person who is considered an independent contractor to file annually with the director of labor and training and ...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]

Proposed Substitute
RIH8283Intro
25%
TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Prohibits the collection of sales tax on refundable deposits for batteries and core charges for motor vehicle equipment, parts or components.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To House Finance Committee
RIH8309PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Paul Rizzo On Being Inducted Into The Rhode Island Basketball Coaches Association Hall Of Fame
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
RIH8106Enroll
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THE NORTH PROVIDENCE CHARTER -- THE SALVATORE MANCINI CENTER ON AGING - Amends the charter of the Town of North Providence to create a new department entitled the "Salvatore Mancini Center on Aging."
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2024-05-22
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7101Engross
50%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICES - Criminalizes the unauthorized dissemination of sexually explicit images of another person that are created by digital devices or created without the consent of the person depicted.
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2024-05-21
House read and passed
RIH7913Intro
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EDUCATION -- FOUNDATION LEVEL SCHOOL SUPPORT - Modifies the current law to allow for approval of construction projects within school districts, rather than needing the project to be commenced by a certain date, permitting the municipality to take adv...
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2024-05-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH7487Intro
25%
TAXATION -- ESTATE AND TRANSFER TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Increases the net taxable estate exemption to four million dollars ($4,000,000) for deaths that occur on or after January 1, 2025.
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2024-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH7517Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- OFFICE OF STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS - Provides for procedures for the burial of unclaimed remains.
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2024-05-17
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7232Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT - Incorporates the department of elementary and secondary education's SurveyWorks school climate indicators for evaluating the performance of LEAs and individual public schools.
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2024-05-15
House read and passed
RIH7399Intro
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TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Creates a sales tax holiday on August 10 and 11, 2024.
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2024-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH8237Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- NURSE ANESTHETISTS - Establishes that the elective and/or independent administration of propofol and all FDA classified general anesthetics, for any surgery or procedure is not within the "scope of practice" of nurse pra...
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2024-05-14
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8269PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The 76th Anniversary Of Israel's Day Of Independence On May 13-14, 2024, And Reaffirming The Bonds Of Friendship And Cooperation Between Rhode Island, The United States, And The State Of Israel
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2024-05-14
House read and passed
RIH8268PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2024, To Be "als Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-14
House read and passed
RIH7387Engross
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ELECTIONS -- DECEPTIVE AND FRAUDULENT SYNTHETIC MEDIA IN ELECTION COMMUNICATIONS - Prohibits synthetic media within ninety (90) days of an election.
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2024-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7984Engross
50%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 - Provides that mobile and manufactured homes be included as affordable housing under certain conditions.
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2024-05-13
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIH7951Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- RHODE ISLAND COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING AND LAND USE ACT - Provides amendments relative to the compliance and implementation of the comprehensive planning and use act including the conditions upon which limitations may be placed on la...
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2024-05-13
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIH7263Engross
50%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' BILL OF RIGHTS - Creates the law enforcement officer's due process accountability and transparency act.
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2024-05-09
House passed Sub A
RIH7669Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT - Increases the department's standard, burial allowance payment from nine hundred dollars ($900) to one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500).
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2024-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8220Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- RHODE ISLAND DRUG COST REVIEW COMMISSION - Creates the Rhode Island drug cost review commission.
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2024-05-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7032Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- AWARD OF MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS - Increases the maximum state and municipal small purchase limits from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction projects and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other state and municipal purchases.
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7773Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $1,380,000 To The Rhode Island State Police For The Operation Of A State Police Recruit Training Academy (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $1,380,000 To The Rhode Island State...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7916Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Adds department of corrections' correctional officers to the list of public safety employees that are entitled to their full salary if t...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8005Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $60,000 To The Rhode Island Fire Academy (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $60,000 To The Rhode Island Fire Academy For Training To Extinguish Small To Large Lithium Battery F...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8193Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Provides a 3% pension increase and annual COLAs.
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8194Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Requires that present and former employees, active and retired members, and beneficiaries receiving any retirement, disability or death allowance receive a $2,000 incr...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8245Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE - Provides that licensed independent clinical social workers be able to enroll and bill Medicaid directly for covered services provided to adults with Medicaid fee-for-service coverage.
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2024-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8225Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- DRIVER PRIVILEGE CARDS AND PERMITS - Prohibits driver privilege cards and state identification cards from containing any bar codes on the card that can be scanned and used for voting purposes.
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2024-05-01
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7249Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION - Restores longevity payments of five percent (5%) of base salary for employees after ten (10) years of service and increase to ten percent (10%) of base salary after twenty (20) years of service, begin...
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2024-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7573Intro
25%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- CHILDREN - Amends the statute punishing child pornography by replacing the term "child pornography" with the term "child sexual abuse material."
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2024-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8156Intro
25%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE - Provides any person charged with an offense for which bail may be denied that there is a presumption of dangerousness to the community and a risk of flight unless that presumption is rebutted by the defen...
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2024-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8197PassHouse Resolution Celebrating "administrative Professionals' Day" On April 24, 2024, And Thanking All The Dedicated Staff Who Work Tirelessly In Support Of The Rhode Island House Of Representatives
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2024-04-24
House read and passed
RIH8188PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming April 24, 2024, As "armenian Genocide Remembrance Day" To Commemorate The Armenian Genocide Of 1915 To 1923, And In Honor Of Armenian-americans
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2024-04-23
House read and passed
RIH7725Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS - Allows emergency preliminary certificates for teaching to be issued for up to a total of five (5) school years.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7949Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- SUBDIVISION OF LAND - Makes amendments to various provisions relative to subdivision of land review, review stages, special provisions related to development and the procedures for approvals from various permitting authorities.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7519Intro
25%
INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT - Provides that dental services rendered to patients would be reimbursed by standards governed by the general laws of Rhode Island.
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2024-04-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7743Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- TRIAL - Allows a criminal defendant before the superior court to waive their right to a jury trial with the consent of the attorney general.
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2024-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8159Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- PUBLIC BUILDINGS - Authorizes and funds the painting of a portrait of the president of the senate and former presidents of the senate who may be living to be hung in the state house.
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2024-04-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7121Intro
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TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS - Limits the assessment of interest to 4 calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent to the taxpayer.
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2024-04-09
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (04/11/2024)
RIH7073Engross
50%
MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- RHODE ISLAND VETERANS' HOME - Changes the service requirement for admissions to RI Veterans' Home from 90 days to 2 years, and gives priority to veterans defined as war veterans.
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2024-04-05
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7734Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- DENSE BREAST NOTIFICATION AND EDUCATION - Amends the notice requirement to patients to follow the mandated FDA national reporting standards
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2024-04-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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