Rhode Island Representative Dennis Canario [D]

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RIH7513PassAllows Tiverton to prorate tax due and payable upon sale of tax exempt property to purchaser holding no tax exempt status for that calendar year.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7616PassRequires notice to the assessor of new subdivisions of land and provides for a proration of real estate taxes to be applied thereto.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7223PassIncreases the fines and penalties of operating under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance with a child under thirteen (13) years of age.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7377PassRelieves municipal police and firefighter bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the 90 days prior to the events that caused the grieva...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7367PassAllows 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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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7383PassProhibits encroachment upon open space land and allows the owner of open space land or holder of a conservation restriction to bring a civil action in superior court to remedy the encroachment of that land, and to recover damages.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7402PassRemoves the requirement that a student with disabilities be a college student in order to be eligible to participate in the Mary Brennan fellowship fund program and also removes the requirement that the fellowship program take place in Providence.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7615PassProtects 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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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8170PassTakes away the discretion of the sentencing judge in cases involving persons convicted of, or who entered a plea of nolo contendere to any misdemeanor or felony under the provisions of state law relating to cruelty to animals.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8333PassRequires the director of the department of health to develop best practices for co-prescribing opioid antagonists to patients who are prescribed opioid analgesics and allows police and medical personnel to provide an opioid antagonist.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8342PassHave each public institution of postsecondary education establish a plan for addressing the mental health needs of its students. Each institution shall develop policies aimed at identifying a student exhibiting suicidal behavior or tendencies.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7336PassEnables newspaper motor route carriers to have installed upon them forward viewing a rotating amber beam lights.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7409PassExcludes veterinary hospitals, residences used to care for no more than 4 animals as kennels. Exempts residential settings from obtaining kennel license.
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2018-06-28
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
RIH7443PassDistinguishes the criminal penalties for violating a final order of the Contractors' Registration Board. Judgments less than $5,000 are misdemeanors; judgments $5,000 or more are felonies.
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2018-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7529PassJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana (extends The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Mari...
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2018-06-23
Senate passed in concurrence
RIH8349IntroAllows voters to change their party affiliation on or before the thirtieth day preceding a primary, and require the filing of financial statements thirty (30) days after organization of a campaign committee.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7725IntroAuthorizes a seventy-two (72) hour hold to be ordered by a physician in certain instances of substance abuse disorders.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7171IntroPermits the trapping and release of unowned feral cats for the purpose of spaying or neutering.
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2018-06-20
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7559PassAllows the Tiverton town council to grant, by ordinance, property tax credits and removes the current property assessment value-based tax exemptions for veterans, gold star parents and visually impaired persons.
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2018-06-20
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8252IntroEnables all persons with at least two (2) years law enforcement or military work experience to work as a school security employee regardless of the nature, source or amount of their other income.
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2018-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7605PassPermits the division of motor vehicles to issue a certificate of title to certain types of trailers, including a travel trailer, a fifth wheel trailer, and a park trailer.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7688PassAuthorizes the supreme court to issue "extreme risk protections orders" requiring the surrender of all firearms from persons determined to be capable of causing personal injury.
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2018-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIH8272IntroClarifies the application of elections law to financial town or district meetings.
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2018-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7183IntroRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7919IntroEstablishes the safe school program which provides a revenue source for various safety provisions designed to make schools safer.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8248PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The Week Of June 18th - 24th, 2018, As "national Pollinator Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-29
House read and passed
RIH7809IntroIncreases threshold amount for contractor bonds to $100,000, allows for waiver of bond on projects up to $250,000, reduces time for payments to contractors and subcontractors and authorizes related regulations.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7221IntroApproval and funding of drug awareness programs for minors placed with the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7173IntroPermits the town of Tiverton to be prospectively reimbursed at the forty percent (40%) floor of the housing aid share ratio on projects completed before June 30, 2010.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7663IntroProvides that a baseball stadium or athletic facility would not qualify as a qualified small business project under the rebuild Rhode Island tax credit program.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7657IntroGives any resident of a city or town lacking RIPTA bus service a credit on such resident's Rhode Island income tax of $.03 per gallon of gas purchased in this state.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH8136IntroProvides for a two year certificate of inspection for any non-commercial vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than eleven thousand eight hundred pounds (11,800 lbs.).
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2018-05-08
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7343IntroClarifies that for purposes of its exemption from sales tax, a book would be of fiction or non-fiction.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8067IntroRequires school buses to have 3-point seat system, effective January 1, 2020.
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2018-05-02
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7355IntroExempts from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8089IntroAdds and makes correctional offices to the definition of "police officer" for the purpose of payment to their salary during line of duty illness or injury.
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2018-04-26
To House Labor Committee
RIH7216IntroExempts persons over 59 yrs of age and those who cannot operate a motor vehicle because of a disability from being charged a fee for an ID card from the DMV provided they have no valid operator's license or are surrendering one due to inability to dr...
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2018-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7274IntroExempts the town of Little Compton from the law allowing municipalities to waive interest on one quarter of overdue property tax payments.
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2018-04-25
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (04/26/2018)
RIH7724IntroProvides for the involuntary commitment of drug and intoxicating substance abusers who are a danger to themselves or others.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7588IntroDefines imitation firearm and provide that it is unlawful for any person to change, alter, remove, or obliterate any coloration or markings in any way that makes the imitation firearm look to be an operable firearm. Violation is a misdemeanor.
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7643IntroProvides that no person shall knowingly purchase or otherwise obtain a firearm on behalf of or transfer to a person who the transferor knows or reasonably should know is prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm.
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7823IntroProhibits any health plan with a pharmacy benefit from requiring the insured to order from a particular pharmacy in order to have payments applied to their deductible.
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2018-04-24
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7220IntroCreates the joint committee of the repealer in the general assembly.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7243PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Prudence Park Water Association, Inc.
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2018-04-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8070PassHouse Resolution Extending Sincere Best Wishes To The Honorable John G. Edwards, Iv, On The Occasion Of His 60th Birthday
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2018-04-10
House read and passed
RIH7706IntroRequires prescription drug manufacturers to file a detailed, updated list of each pharmaceutical sales representative and to pay an annual fee for each name listed with the department of business regulation.
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2018-04-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7739IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State-of Elections And Campaign Finance (proposes A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Four (4) Year Terms For Members Of The G...
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2018-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8052PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Michael Paliotta On Being Named Police Chief Of Charlestown, Rhode Island
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2018-04-04
House read and passed
RIH7498IntroRequires the registration, certification, and regulation of those individuals who provide personal care assistant services to a consumer.
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2018-03-28
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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