Rhode Island Representative Arthur Handy [D]

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RIH7612Engross
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Requires school districts to provide the parent/guardian of a student with an individualized education program (IEP) with information concerning the achieving a better life experie...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7433Intro
25%
INSURANCE -- MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE POLICIES - Amend the standards for issuing Medicare supplemental insurance policies.
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2024-04-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8165PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming April 14-20 Of 2024 To Be "medical Laboratory Professionals Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-11
House read and passed
RIH7590Intro
25%
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- 2024 BOND REFERENDA - Submits 2024 capital development program requesting the issuance of $100,000,000 in general obligation bonds to the voters for approval at the November 8, 2024, general election.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7684Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts urban and small farmers from sales taxes, real, tangible and personal property taxes and income taxes. It also defines urban and small farmers and urban farmland.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7674Intro
25%
TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Exempts new or used bicycles from sale and use tax.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7856Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- COMPOSTING AND ORGANIC WASTE DIVERSION - Establishes Compost Fund to award grants related to reducing the amount of solid waste generated in the state.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7918Intro
25%
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- 2024 BOND REFERENDA - Submits 2024 capital development program requesting the issuance of $25,000,000 in general obligation bonds to the voters for approval at the November 5, 2024, general election.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8003Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $10,000,000 To The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc) (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $10,000,000 To The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Coun...
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7995Intro
25%
TAXATION -- TAX CREDIT FOR FOOD DONATION - Provides a tax credit for food donations by qualified taxpayers to nonprofit organizations up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) per year.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7587Intro
25%
House Resolution Strongly Supporting A National Infrastructure Bank Through The Passage Of The 118th Congress H.r. 4052
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2024-04-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7999Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM - Provides that the $5,500,000 appropriation to the infrastructure bank from the 2023 budget act be allocated for eligible municipal infrastructure grant program ...
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2024-04-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8148Intro
25%
WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL - Replaces the coastal resources management council with a state department of coastal resources and transfers all of the powers and duties between the two (2) authorities.
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2024-04-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7440Engross
50%
FISH AND WILDLIFE -- LOBSTERS AND OTHER CRUSTACEANS - Amends the current law to allow for the harvesting of blue crabs during the hours of darkness.
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2024-04-05
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7215Intro
25%
FOOD AND DRUGS -- SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS - Mandates that food service establishments only provide single-use foodware accessories and standard condiments to a customer upon request.
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7515Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- MICROPLASTICS REDUCTION ACT - Prohibits a manufacturer from selling, offering for sale, or distributing into commerce any product containing synthetic polymer micro particles beginning January 1, 2028.
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH8093Intro
25%
WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- FRESHWATER LAKE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - Establishes the Rhode Island lake management program and a restricted receipt account as a find within the department of environmental management to aid with lake and pond management issue...
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7278PassAuthorizes the City of Cranston to issue not to exceed $40,000,000 general obligation bonds.
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2024-04-03
Signed by Governor
RIH7328Engross
50%
ELECTIONS -- CONDUCT OF ELECTION AND VOTING EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES - Includes the general assembly elections within the category of elections subject to the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2024-04-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7470Engross
50%
MOTOR VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD LIMITS - Adds "loose material" to the contents of a vehicle that must be covered by a covering that must remain in place until the vehicle's contents are purged from the vehicle.
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2024-04-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7606Engross
50%
INSURANCE -- CASUALTY INSURANCE RATING - Prevents insurance companies from treating widowed persons differently than married persons when establishing or maintaining an insured's rate or classification respecting the operation of a personal motor veh...
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2024-04-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH8103Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- SCHOOL COMMITTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS - Allows a school district to establish a school year that is the equivalent of one hundred eighty (180) days through the use of longer school days or a combination of longer school days and shorter ...
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2024-04-03
To House Education Committee
RIH8104Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- SCHOOL AND YOUTH PROGRAM CONCUSSION ACT - Authorizes the sport of skateboarding to be a youth sports program that is part of Rhode Island Interscholastic League Competition.
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2024-04-03
To House Education Committee
RIH7017Intro
25%
PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Directs PUC to extend utility termination moratorium for gas/electricity from April 15 to May 1, of each year with discretion to respond to emergency/ economic conditions/customers' needs...
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2024-04-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7713Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ELECTRIC BICYCLES - Defines 3 classes of electric bicycles, authorizes the DEM to determine allowable uses of electric bicycles at properties under the department's jurisdiction, allows Class 1 electric bicycles to legally...
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2024-04-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8007Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- TRANSFER OF VEHICLES - Allows temporary vehicle registration and plates issued to Rhode Island residents by another state to be valid; provided that, the plates and registration issued to an out-of-state resident by a Rhod...
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2024-04-02
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7787Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- RHODE ISLAND DATA TRANSPARENCY AND PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT - Creates the Rhode Island Data Transparency and Privacy Protect Act for data privacy protections for the personal data of the citizens of Rh...
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2024-03-28
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH7996Intro
25%
TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS - Reduces the interest rate on delinquent payments to the twelve percent (12%) per annum.
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2024-03-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7305Intro
25%
PROPERTY -- RHODE ISLAND FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES ACT - Prohibits discrimination based on housing status, define "assistance animal", make it unlawful to issue discriminatory notices or statements relating to the sale, rental or leasing of housing and ...
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7579Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Increases the state minimum wage by $1.25 per year from 2026 through 2029 when it would reach twenty dollars ($20.00) per hour and then provides for subsequent annual adjustments based on the Consumer Pric...
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2024-03-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH7788Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Creates new definition for the term "employee", for purposes of wages, workers' compensation, temporary disability and unemployment insurance benefits, which deems a worker to be an employee, as opposed to...
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2024-03-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH8044Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKPLACE PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY ACT - Protects bullying/psychological abuse in workplace inflicted upon employees by employers/co-employees/provides civil remedies to affected employees/fines against employers/imprisonment...
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2024-03-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH8108Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND HOPE SCHOLARSHIP PILOT PROGRAM ACT - Extends the sunset date of the Rhode Island hope scholarship pilot program from 2028 to 2030, in order to allow the program to provide eligible students with funding for tuition and manda...
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2024-03-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH7540Intro
25%
ELECTIONS -- PRIMARIES FOR ELECTION OF DELEGATES TO NATIONAL CONVENTIONS AND FOR PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE - Establishes the Ranked Choice Voting for Rhode Island Presidential Primaries and provides for new sections on Ranked Choice Voting Tabulation a...
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2024-03-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7664Intro
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ELECTIONS -- NOMINATION OF PARTY AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES - Provides a process for local canvassing clerks to notify the state board of elections regarding patterns of forgery.
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2024-03-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7285Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- UTILITY THERMAL ENERGY NETWORK AND JOBS ACT - Establishes thermal energy networks network infrastructure by any public utility company that provides electric/natural gas distribution to maximize cost-effective investm...
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2024-03-21
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7620Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION -- STATE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS METRICS - Requires that the division of planning create a checklist of environmental and energy issues that state construction projects which cost in excess o...
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2024-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7731Intro
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House Resolution Creating A Legislative Study Commission On Climate Change Impacts And Solutions (creates A 17 Member Commission To Study The Issues Confronting The State Due To Climate Change, And Who Would Report Back To The House By January 5, 202...
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2024-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7782Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE RHODE ISLAND CLEAN HEAT STANDARD ACT - Created the Rhode Island clean heat standards act to implement a system of tradeable clean heat credits earned from the delivery of clean heat measures that reduce greenhouse gas emissio...
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2024-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7811Intro
25%
PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- 2024 ENERGY STORAGE ACT - Requires the office of energy resources to initiate the process of developing programs and associated funding mechanisms, for electric energy storage resources connected to the electric distr...
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2024-03-21
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7972Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- PUBLIC UTILITIES - Expands the crime of false reporting to include shootings or other dangerous events.
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2024-03-21
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7656Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOBILE AND MANUFACTURED HOMES - Removes the department of business regulation as the licensing authority for mobile home parks and place the authority with the secretary of housing.
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2024-03-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH8082PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Rhode Island College Women's Basketball Team On Their Outstanding Success In The 2023-2024 Season
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2024-03-19
House read and passed
RIH8080PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming March 18, 2024, To Be "transit Employee Appreciation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-03-19
House read and passed
RIH7396Intro
25%
Joint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Right To An Adequate Education (amends The Constitution To Guarantee Rhode Island Residents With Equal Opportunity To Receive An Educati...
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2024-03-14
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7605Intro
25%
INSURANCE -- UNFAIR CLAIMS SETTLEMENT PRACTICES ACT - Establishes a definition of consumer accessible fair market value for purposes of determining the value of any vehicle that is damaged or totaled as a result of damage.
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2024-03-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7842Intro
25%
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES - Allows for the holder of a manufacturer’s license to be able to sell one one-sixth (1/6) barrel key of malt beverage, produced on the premises, per day.
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2024-03-14
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7843Intro
25%
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES - Allows for the holder of a manufacturer’s license to be able to transport beer, spirits or wine between its satellite taprooms.
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2024-03-14
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7373Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Requires safe storage of firearms/provides civil and criminal penalties for violations/adds rifles and shotguns to the types of firearms requiring a trigger lock to be included with purchase/requires firearms dealers po...
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2024-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7694Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND INDIVIDUAL MARKET AFFORDABILITY ACT OF 2024 - Creates the Rhode Island Individual Market Affordability Act of 2024 to help reduce out-of-pocket costs for low- and moderate-income consumers enrolled in the ...
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2024-03-12
To House Health & Human Services Committee
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