Rhode Island Senator Cynthia Coyne [D]

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RIS2146IntroIncreases marital estate deduction if proper election made by decedent spouse's estate allowing decedent to transfer unused portion of estate tax exemption to spouse.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2319IntroCriminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds known as high capacity magazines.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2055IntroRepeals exception which allows hunting dogs to be kept outdoors in cold weather.
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2018-02-14
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2151IntroAdds campus police officers to group of public safety officials eligible to collect salary, wages, and benefits during periods of whole/partial incapacitation incurred while on-duty, or while providing emergency assistance within the state while off-...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2281IntroRequires an applicant for any license or registration issued by the contractors’ registration and licensing board to undergo a national criminal records check, including fingerprints.
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2018-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2314PassSenate Resolution Honoring Susan Schenck On The Occasion Of Her Retirement After Forty Years Of Dedicated Service To The East Bay Community Action Program
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2018-02-13
Senate read and passed
RIS2097EngrossAllows Thomas Deegan Douglass to join Meaghan Siobhan Dendy and James Everett Case in marriage on or about May 19, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2106IntroNames the recreation room at the Rhode Island Veterans Home as the "Michael Andrade Memorial
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2018-02-07
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2259IntroDesignates the Class A Tall Ship commonly known as the "SSV Oliver Hazard Perry" as the official flagship and tall ship ambassador of the state.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2093IntroAuthorize a city or town clerk/recorder of deeds, at the clerk's/recorder's option, to accept electronic documents for recording real property and land records and to index and store those documents.
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2018-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2098IntroExempts fire districts without tax or policy making authority from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2018-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2311PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of February, 2018, To Be "pyeongchang, South Korea, Winter Olympics Games Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-02-06
Senate read and passed
RIS2025IntroExpands drug awareness programs to high schools, directs funding from certain civil fines and mandates establishment of criteria for funding.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2161PassSenate Resolution Commemorating January Of 2018 As "rhode Island Slavery And Human Trafficking Prevention Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-02-01
Senate read and passed
RIS2302IntroCreates joint committee to compile suggestions for repeal of statutes, regulations, and executive orders.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2284IntroEnables newspaper motor route carriers to have installed upon them forward viewing a rotating amber beam lights.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2213IntroChanges the sunset provision of the Rhode Island New Qualified Jobs Incentive Act 2015 from December 31, 2018 to January 1, 2018.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2175IntroChanges the definition of a net-metering financing arrangement and changes the crediting of net-metered accounts.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2188IntroEstablishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island and also establishes a receipt account to disburse the funds from.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2177IntroProvides that any minority business enterprise that is certified under the Federal Small Business Act shall be deemed certified by the department of administration as a minority business enterprise.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2228IntroAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2195IntroIncreases the income range and the maximum credit amount for the property tax relief extended to elderly and/or disabled persons.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2238IntroRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2297IntroIncreases the minimum penalty for first degree sexual assault from ten (10) to twenty (20) years. The act would also create a category of cases wherein the first ten (10) years of any sentence be ineligible for the benefits of deferment or suspension...
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2279IntroKnown and may be cited as Kristen's Law and would include the death of all human beings as a result of a controlled substance transaction.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2174IntroRequires 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 $100 for a violation under this subsection.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2230IntroRestores provisions of chapter 16.2 of title 23 as well as all of chapter 16.3 of title 23, which were repealed or deleted in the 2015 Budget Act, relating to definitions, licensing, and the operation of medical laboratories.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2210IntroEstablishes a mental health consumer advocate and wellness recovery center to provide support for those suffering from mental health issues and would appropriate two-hundred ninety five thousand dollars ($295,000) to operate the program.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2287IntroComprehensively expands the registration of motor vehicle airbags to prohibit the manufacture and importation of substandard airbags and broaden the definition of airbags.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2292IntroMakes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2157IntroChanges the last day for a request for municipal police arbitration agreement to 120 days before the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2133IntroProtects homeless persons in possession of a service animal, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, from being denied access to any homeless shelter in violation of the ADA or the state or federal Fair Housing Practices Acts.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2114IntroRequires board of education approval of new driver driver education courses with online institutions available for parents/guardians/designees in addition to classroom setting.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2158IntroRelieves municipal police bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2124IntroMoves many state employee public safety professionals from the state retirement system to the municipal retirement system, effective July 1, 2018. It sets their retirement contribution to 10% of their compensation.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2160IntroRelieves municipal employee bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit in the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2159IntroRelieves state employee bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit in the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2127IntroRequires municipalities to exempt from taxation the real property of a surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty, who occupies the real property as their principal place of residence.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2054IntroRequires carbon-emissions-reduction goals be considered in energy plant siting proceedings.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2090IntroProhibits the use of electro shock therapy on children under the age of sixteen (16).
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2018-01-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2009IntroAllows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.
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2018-01-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2012IntroExempts from the sales tax products used for feminine hygiene in connection with the menstrual cycle.
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2018-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2013IntroProvides for a voluntary deduction from any refund from the Rhode Island personal income tax for a contribution to the substance use and mental health leadership council of RI.
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2018-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2011IntroCARE) (Creates Caretaker Assistance and Relief for Elderly (CARE) program within div of elderly affairs/program svcs with payment up to $70/day for support svcs costs for qualified elders for caregivers, allowing families to work/pursue other individ...
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2018-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2027IntroPossession, transportation, manufacture or sale of bump stock is punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and/or $15,000 fine.
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2018-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2014IntroAmends the Education and Property Tax Relief Act by setting the regionalization bonus at (2%) of the state's share of foundation education formula and by eliminating third year bonus provision.
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2018-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2003PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Mabray Family On The Passing Of Glenn G. Mabray
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2018-01-03
Senate read and passed
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