Rhode Island Senator Frank Ciccone [D]

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RIS2034Enroll
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THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS-BILL REYNOLDS MEDIA WORK ROOM - Designates the media room at the Amica Mutual Pavilion as the "Bill Reynolds Media Work Roo...
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2024-02-15
Transmitted to Governor
RIS2114Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- INSPECTOR GENERAL - Establishes the office of inspector general as an independent administrative agency charged with the responsibility to investigate, detect, and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the ...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2312Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Provides that vacancies in excess of 3% for full time equivalent state employees which are substituted with contract employees shall require an appropriation to the pe...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2324Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT - Provides for an annual increase of supplemental income for individuals and couples living alone, in accordance with the consumer price index for urban consumers over the average for the previous calendar year...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2329Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICE CREDITS - Allows members of the retirement system who served in the national guard or reserves and who qualifies as veterans to purchase retirement service credits.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2313Intro
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TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Allows a modification up to $50,000 of taxable pension and/or annuity income includible in federal adjusted gross income for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2025.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2336Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Expand And Support The Green Economy Initiatives (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $16,000,000 To Support Green Economy Bond Initiatives Proposed In The Governor's Budget.)
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2355Intro
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TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Creates an additional Rhode Island personal income surtax of 3% on taxable income over $1,000,000, with the existing three-bracket personal income tax structure remaining in place.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2276Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- VEHICLE BARRIERS-THE CHARLOTTE A. VACCA ACT - Requires commercial property owners to install vehicle barriers at their retail establishment locations when construction/renovations are being done and permits insurers to consider t...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2325Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Effective July 1, 2024, entitles environmental police officers to the benefits provided by chapter 45-21.2 entitled "Optional retirement for members of police force an...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2330Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE -- LONG-TERM CARE SERVICE AND FINANCE REFORM -- CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES RATES - Provides the executive office of health and human services would submit to the US Department of Health and Human Services a state plan ...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2317Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- SHERIFFS - Allows retired sheriffs and other retired law enforcement personnel to be recalled into service as a sheriff or deputy sheriff without any reduction in their pension benefit.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2271Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- HOTELS - Extends the current provisions relative to certain rights of innkeepers and eliminates the sunsetting of such sections thereby preserving the law as it currently exists.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2315Intro
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TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Exempts from the sales and use tax the sale of firearm safety equipment and related products.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2310Intro
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EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION - Restores longevity payments of five percent (5%
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2314Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Increases the killed-in-line-of-duty benefit for active or retired police officer, capitol police officer, correctional officer, firefighter, crash rescue crew per...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2274Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- VITAL RECORDS - Requires the division of vital records to ensure that the records are accessible to the local registrars and grant local registrars the authority to issue certified copies of certificates and records.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2318Intro
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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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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2327Intro
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TAXATION -- MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS - Eliminates the sunset provision for the motion picture production tax credit.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2297Intro
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- FURBEARING ANIMALS - Deletes subsection (b
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2319Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION -- TOWN OF JOHNSTON - Authorizes the town of Johnston to grant a tax credit to any person over the age of sixty-five (65
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2284Intro
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EDUCATION -- INNOVATION SCHOOLS - Allows for the establishment of innovation schools for the purpose of improving school performance and student achievement through increased autonomy and flexibility.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2337Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM - Amends the Rhode Island Works Program to expand and increase benefits under the program.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2282Intro
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EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM - Establishes "workplace readiness week". It requires all public high schools, including charter schools, to annually observe that week by providing information to students on their rights as workers and specifies the topics t...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2275Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- INTEREST AND USURY - Allows Rhode Island to opt out of provisions of Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980 which allow financial institutions chartered in states other...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2308Intro
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EDUCATION -- TEACHERS' RETIREMENT - Enables school teachers, state and municipal employees to retire earlier.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2316Intro
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MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- RHODE ISLAND VETERANS' HOME - Reduces the assessment by the Rhode Island Veterans Home against a resident's net income from eighty percent (80%
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2334Intro
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EDUCATION -- POSTSECONDARY TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR SHORTAGE TEACHING FIELDS - Creates a postsecondary tuition assistance for shortage teaching fields.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2311Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- HEALTH CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED RESIDENTS ACT - Increases the income limits for elderly or disabled individuals to one hundred eighty percent (180%
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2349Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE CORPORATION - Establishes a revolving fund to assist first-time home buyers and veterans to purchase a home in Rhode Island by issuing grants of up to forty thousand dollars ($...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2307Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LITTER CONTROL AND RECYCLING - Changes the fine for any person convicted of a first violation of this chapter from $85 to $200, and increases the period of time that the violator may be ordered to pick up litter.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2451Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Prohibits any city or town or licensing authority from charging more than forty dollars ($40.00
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2478Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WAREHOUSE WORKER PROTECTION ACT - Requires employer provide employee with written quota descriptions/number of task/item production along with potential adverse employment action for failure to meet quotas/ provides emplo...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2472Intro
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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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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2480Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- INSPECTION OF MOTOR VEHICLES - Exempts used vehicles sold "for parts only" or purchased at end of their lease term by the current lessee that have a valid certificate of inspection affixed to the windshield, from the requi...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2428Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Provides that any benefit that a beneficiary is entitled to shall be exempt from lien, attachment or garnishment and would not be transferable or assignable and provid...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2489Intro
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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS -- LENDERS AND LOAN BROKERS - Removes the licensing exemption for a lender that originates six (6
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2464Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OPEN MEETINGS - Provides that public meetings involving collective bargaining agreements of school teachers shall be open to the public.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2486Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GAMES OF CHANCE - Repeals the statute regulating games of chance.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2366Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- DUTIES OF UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - Creates an income-sensitive tiered subsidy program to ensure that home energy utility costs are affordable for eligible low-income households.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2367Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Expands the positions that a person in the state retirement system could have at a state college or university post-retirement.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2391Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- OPTICIANS -- QUALIFICATIONS - Establishes a second avenue of qualification as an optician, to include successfully completing an apprenticeship program.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2473Intro
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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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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2454Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS - Permits those persons with felony convictions to have up to six misdemeanor offenses expunged from their criminal record.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2440Intro
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INSURANCE -- MOTOR VEHICLE REPLACEMENT PARTS - Prohibits insurance companies from refusing to use after market parts that are greater than 48 months and less than 72 months from the date of manufacture, provided the repairer has written consent from ...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2462Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- SOLITARY CONFINEMENT REFORM ACT - Establishes the restrictive housing oversight committee ("committee"
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2475Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Sets the minimum wage for 2025 at seventeen dollars ($17.00
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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2384Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for the licensed practice of naturopathy and to provide reports.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2474Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- HOISTING ENGINEERS - Amends the examination requirements for a hoisting engineers license.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2424Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- PARENTS BILL OF RIGHTS ACT - Provides for a parents' bill of rights related to the health, education and welfare of their minor children.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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