Rhode Island Representative Deborah Ruggiero [D]

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RIH8200PassAuthorizes the Town of Jamestown to issue not more than $2,900,000 bonds and notes to finance various improvements at the town of Jamestown's golf course and facilities and related equipment.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8201PassAuthorizes the Town of Jamestown to issue not more than $1,000,000 bonds and notes to finance various improvements at the town of Jamestown's library and related equipment.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8202PassAuthorizes the town of Jamestown to issue not more than $5,900,000 bonds and notes to finance various improvements and related equipment at the town of Jamestown's schools.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8315PassAllows Bradley Ames Stolzer to join Marika Elisabeth Doviak and Kevin James Tomaselli in marriage on or about Sept 8, 2018, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8297PassAllows Christopher S. Cahill to join Melissa Lyn Cassille and Mitchell William Barkauskas in marriage on or about July 21, 2018, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7951PassImposes size and weight restrictions on through traffic on Forest Avenue, Middletown.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8218PassPermits the Middletown town council to choose the assessment date to be the baseline for its tax increment area.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7950PassAuthorizes the Middletown Municipal Court to impose fines not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000).
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2018-07-04
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7121PassAuthorizes RI Health Exchange to seek waiver under Affordable Care Act to allow small business owners/sole proprietors to purchase health plans offered by RI Health Exchange.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7104PassRequires DOT to identify the impact of Rhode Works projects and the realignment of the Newport Bridge ramps on Rhode Island small business commercial areas.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7193PassProvides that any person, including, but not limited to, a minor who is pregnant, could give effective consent for medical, dental, health and hospital services relating to prenatal, delivery, and post-delivery care.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7481PassEstablishes a public scorecard system to show how long-term care reform is meeting its goals of rebalancing the way services are delivered and moneys are spent on various service types.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7556PassAmends provisions of the tax increment financing act in order to encourage municipalities to use tax increment financing to facilitate economic development. Effective 7/1/2018.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7733PassProtects communications between language interpreters appointed under this chapter and limited-English-proficient persons.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8122PassSimplifies the process of doing business in Rhode Island by eliminating unnecessary licensing requirements of various business entities.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8351PassEstablishes the Rhode Island reinsurance program that will provide reinsurance to insurance carriers that offer health insurance coverage on the individual market, to mitigate the impact of high-risk individuals on health insurance rates.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7080PassAuthorizes 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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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7795PassRequires office of Veteran Affairs to bear the cost of all tolls incurred by any motor vehicles that are part of a veteran's funeral procession, originating from Aquidneck Island and ending at the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, for burial or internment...
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7828IntroEstablishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the state.
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2018-06-23
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7434IntroExpands the existing disability business enterprises program.
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2018-06-21
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7427IntroExpands the protections and remedies for employees against employers who pay wage differentials based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability; age or country of ancestral origin.
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2018-06-21
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH8324IntroRequires a monthly tax collection accounting and compliance with federal, state and local laws by hosting platforms for transient rentals.
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2018-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8256IntroAllows the town of Middletown to adopt annual fair market assessments of its ratable property that do not exceed the two percent (2%) annual increase ceiling.
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2018-06-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8255IntroProhibits the town of Middletown from annually increasing its tax levy, more than 2% of the total levied by the town, for its prior fiscal year, without the occurrence of one or more of 5 conditions and an affirmative vote of the majority of its elec...
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2018-06-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8322PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Jamestown Teacher Charlene Tuttle For Being Named The 2019 Rhode Island Teacher Of The Year
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2018-06-14
House read and passed
RIH8077PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Little Creek Landscaping And Excavating Llc
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2018-06-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7994PassAllows Edouard Desrochers to join Katie Smith and Scott Cameron in marriage on or about August 25, 2018, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-07
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8276IntroExtends the timeframe within which to bring an action for an unlawful employment practice.
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2018-06-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH8278IntroForbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement; or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct.
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2018-06-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH8109IntroEstablishes the "refundable investment tax credit act" to provide for a refundable investment tax credit for certain investments in the construction of facilities, acquisition of tangible property, and the training of employees in the state.
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH8120IntroMakes changes to the membership of the energy facilities siting board by increasing the size of the board from three (3) to seven (7) members for certain application, and also imposes additional requirements on applicants for energy facilities.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8190IntroChanges the period of time a voter may have to change their party affiliation from the 90th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible to the 29th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible.
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2018-05-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7098IntroEstablishes community senior services grant program providing financial assistance to municipalities/nonprofit organizations operating senior centers/programs.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7148IntroEstablishes a tiered-rate structure for the child care assistance program, with higher rates paid to licensed child care centers and family child care homes that have achieved higher quality ratings in "BrightStars".
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7172IntroEstablishes aging/disability resource center within division of elderly affairs as part of long-term care system for elderly/disabled persons/family caregivers/providers.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7352IntroJoint Resolution Making Appropriations Of $175,000 To The Rhode Island Community Food Bank (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of An Additional One Hundred Seventy-five Thousand Dollars ($175,000) To The Rhode Island Community Fo...
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7430IntroEstablishes 100% tax credit for disabled/elderly drivers age 65 and older for vehicle modification costs/training fees incurred necessary to retain their license/registration per rules/regs of tax administrator eff. 1/2018.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7824IntroEstablishes Rhode Island rivers/coastal adaptation fund; enables cities, towns and state to apply for grants to fund projects that invest in measures to address the impacts of climate change. Trust to be funded by fees on barrels of petroleum product...
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH8204PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2018 To Be "child Care Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH7655IntroLimits municipal tipping fees paid by municipalities to rate increases of no more than four percent (4%) per year over the base rate of forty-seven dollars ($47.00) a ton beginning in July of 2019 for fiscal year 2020-2021, and all years thereafter.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7843IntroLimits recovery of costs for permitting activities during periods of normal building activity multipliers for fees based on value.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8088IntroAuthorizes the town of Jamestown to issue not more than $9,800,000 bonds and notes to finance various improvements and related equipment at the town of Jamestown's schools, golf course and library.
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2018-05-08
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH8176PassHouse Resolution Welcoming The 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race To Newport, Rhode Island, On May 19-20, 2018
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2018-05-08
House read and passed
RIH7095IntroExempts from the sales tax products used for feminine hygiene in connection with the menstrual cycle.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7094IntroDirects the executive office of health and human services to increase income disregards for certain Medicare programs.
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2018-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7714IntroRaises the legal age to purchase or sell a rifle or shotgun from 18 years of age to 21 years of age and restricts permits to minors for sporting or training purposes to age 21.
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7142IntroEstablishes the "Rhode Island Livable Home Tax Credit Act", and would provide for its administration.
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2018-04-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH8012IntroRequires managed care organizations to consult with the EOHHS to develop incentives for nursing facilities that demonstrate lower direct care staff turnover.
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2018-04-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7250IntroRegulates activities of offshore drilling for oil and gas in federal waters to minimize adverse effects resulting therefrom within the state's territorial waters and coastline.
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2018-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7877IntroRequires all candidates for the United States President and Vice President to file tax returns with the state board of elections.
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2018-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
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