Rhode Island Senator Gordon Rogers [R]

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RIS2297Engross
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- FURBEARING ANIMALS - Deletes subsection (b) of this section which lists the furbearing mammals in the state and requires DEM to promulgate by rule, a list of "furbearers" for this chapter.
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2024-05-28
Placed on House Calendar (05/30/2024)
RIS2996Engross
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS -- FOSTER MUNICIPAL COURT - Establishes a municipal court within the town of Foster.
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2024-05-25
[Hearing: May 28]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIS2010Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RETIREMENT OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES - Increases the number of days a retired municipal employee could work in a calendar year without interruption of pension benefits to ninety (90) days.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2008Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Prohibits total education aid paid to any local education agency from being reduced by more than one percent (1%) of the municipal education appropriation in the previous fiscal year.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2011Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of Approximately $30,000,000 To Rhode Island's Public Schools For Safety And Security Improvements (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $100,000 To Each Public School In Rhode Islan...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2012Intro
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TAXATION -- SURPLUS FUNDS TAX CREDIT ACT - Mandates that any surplus state tax revenue received in any fiscal year be refunded to the taxpayers of this state on a proportional basis in relation to the personal income tax liability incurred by the tax...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2052Intro
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TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX - Repeals the corporation minimum tax.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2057Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Establishes ongoing two percent (2%) regionalization bonus to Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2061Intro
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TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Allows a modification to federal adjusted gross income for all social security income for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2025.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2112Intro
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PROBATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -- LIMITED GUARDIANSHIP AND GUARDIANSHIP OF ADULTS - Provides that supported decision-making pursuant to chapter 66.13 of title 42 be added to the Limited Guardianship and Guardianship of Adults forms section as one of ...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2341Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- STATE AID - Provides PILOT to Exeter for state owned properties. Imposes no duty on Exeter to protect these properties. Requires payments to be used to create a police department or defray town expenses used to provide police prot...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2339Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ADJUDICATION OF TRAFFIC OFFENSES - Prohibits the state, municipalities, or courts from attempting to collect any motor vehicle violation fines or costs, after more than seven (7) years of the fine becoming final.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2338Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- STATE AID - Secures general assembly appropriations in lieu of property taxes for state-owned properties within the town of Exeter.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2348Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- INSPECTOR GENERAL - Establishes office of inspector general which would be charged with preventing fraud and mismanagement of public funds, regardless of their source and would oversee all state programs and operations...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2370Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT - Requires 10% of all rental fees collected by the water resources board pursuant to a lease with the Coventry Pines Golf Club be paid to the town of Coventry and 10% to the Central Coventry Fire Di...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2570Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Of The Legislative Power (proposes A State Constitutional Amendment That No Department Or Other Entity Created By The State Would Hav...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2757Intro
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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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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2816Engross
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- OFFICE OF STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS - Provides for procedures for the burial of unclaimed remains.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS3091Intro
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Approving the issuance of $3,500,000 bonds by the town of Scituate to finance capital projects at the Scituate schools.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS3088PassSenate Resolution Celebrating May Of 2024, As "asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS3087PassSenate Resolution Welcoming Boys Town New England To The Rhode Island State House On May 23, 2024, And Thanking Them For All The Good Work They Do For Children And For Healing And Bringing Families Together
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2024-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS2810Intro
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- DEER HUNTING - Modifies reporting requirements regarding collisions between vehicles and wildlife where the vehicle has been substantially damaged.
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2024-05-21
Committee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
RIS3083PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 50th Anniversary Of "national Ems Week" On May 19-25, 2024, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-21
Senate read and passed
RIS3076PassSenate Resolution Celebrating May Of 2024, As "older Americans Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-16
Senate read and passed
RIS2154Engross
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- BIRDS - Allows the taking of wild turkeys by using a crossbow in compliance with rules and regulations promulgated by DEM.
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2024-05-10
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS3035Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- NURSE ANESTHETISTS - Establishes that the elective and/or independent administration of propofol and all FDA classified general anesthetics for any surgery or procedure is not within the "scope of practice" of nurse prac...
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2024-05-07
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS3015PassSenate Resolution Commemorating And Recognizing May 2, 2024, As "national Day Of Prayer" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS3016PassSenate Resolution Celebrating Rhode Island Independence Day On May 4, 2024
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2024-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS3018PassSenate Resolution Celebrating May 2, 2024, As "rhode Island College Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS3017PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May 5th Through May 11th Of 2024, To Be "tardive Dyskinesia (td) Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS2473Engross
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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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2024-05-01
To House Labor Committee
RIS2110Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- INDICTMENTS, INFORMATIONS AND COMPLAINTS - Provides for a 10 year statute of limitations for the violation of second degree sexual assault.
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2024-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2506Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requires the public utilities commission (PUC) to produce a report by January 1, 2025 and each January 1 thereafter, on the ability for the current electric grid to handle the electrifica...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2556Intro
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PROPERTY -- FIRST TIME HOME BUYER SAVINGS PROGRAM ACT - Establishes the first time home buyer savings program act. Allows modifications to federal adjusted gross income for $50,000 in contributions and $150,000 of interest and dividends included in f...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2509Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD - Requires the PUC to make public notification of any changes in eligibility or production of energy, and would direct the commission to promulgate rules and regulations to allow and facilita...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS3009PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Shea/tolman Girls Varsity Co-op Basketball Team On Winning The 2024 Rhode Island Girls Basketball Team Division Ii State Championship
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2024-04-25
Senate read and passed
RIS3008PassSenate Resolution Celebrating The 20th Anniversary Of The Founding Of The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation On July 15, 2004
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2024-04-25
Senate read and passed
RIS3006PassSenate Resolution Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Portuguese Carnation Revolution Which Transformed Portugal Into A Democratic Nation
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2024-04-23
Senate read and passed
RIS2019Intro
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HIGHWAYS -- SIDEWALKS - Requires that all maintenance of sidewalks along state highways, with the exception of snow and ice removal, be the responsibility of the state.
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2024-04-11
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2981PassSenate Resolution Reaffirming The Friendship Between The State Of Rhode Island And Taiwan While Supporting Enhanced Bilateral Relations With Taiwan And Taiwan's Participation In The International Community
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2024-04-11
Senate read and passed
RIS2980PassSenate Resolution Celebrating "black Maternal Health Week" On April 11th - 17th, 2024, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-11
Senate read and passed
RIS2150Intro
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ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- UNLAWFUL CONFINEMENT OF A COVERED ANIMAL - Exempts egg laying hens kept for commercial egg production purposes from the provisions of chapter 4-1.1 until January 1, 2034.
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2024-04-10
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2295Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- MILK SANITATION CODE - Permits and legalize the sale of raw milk.
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2024-04-10
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2537Intro
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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- ORGANIC FARMING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM - Establishes the organic farming and certification program to be administered by the department of environmental management.
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2024-04-10
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2198Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- BURGLARY AND BREAKING AND ENTERING - Provides a rebuttable defense if any person shall die or sustain a personal injury while committing any violent criminal offense that individual is lawfully in a place they have a right to be,...
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2024-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2192Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- BURGLARY AND BREAKING AND ENTERING - Adds a rebuttable defense if any person shall die or sustain a personal injury while committing robbery of the owner, lessor, or occupant of a motor vehicle and that the owner or occupant of t...
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2024-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2949PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of George Robert Sherman, Sr.
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2024-04-04
Senate read and passed
RIS2266Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- SOLAR PANELS - Requires that all sales representatives selling or leasing solar panels are licensed by the department of business regulation and that a statement be provided to homeowners setting forth pertinent informat...
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2024-04-02
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2942PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming April Of 2024, To Be "financial Literacy Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-02
Senate read and passed
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