Rhode Island Representative James McLaughlin [D]

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RIH8177PassAuthorizes Central Falls to adopt 3 separate tax classifications of residential property consisting of tax rates: owner-occupied property of 5 units or less/dwellings of 6 units or more/non owner-occupied property of 5 units or less, including mixed ...
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8213PassAuthorizes the town of Cumberland to issue two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) of the general obligation bonds and notes in order to finance street pavement improvements.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8307PassAuthorizing The Town Of Cumberland To Issue Not To Exceed $83,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Notes And Other Evidences Of Indebtedness To Finance The Construction, Renovation, Improvement, Alteration, Repair, Furnishing And Equipping Of Schools An...
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7194PassRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction information on driver's responsible conduct and rights during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7235PassDirects the department of education to utilize the federal governments troops to teachers program.
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2018-07-02
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
RIH7261PassAmends the hours of operation for Class A liquor license holders in Central Falls.
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2018-06-22
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8607IntroAuthorizing The Town Of Cumberland To Issue Not To Exceed $83,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Notes And Other Evidences Of Indebtedness To Finance The Construction, Renovation, Improvement, Alteration, Repair, Furnishing And Equipping Of Schools An...
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2018-06-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH8244IntroIncreases the base pension benefit for surviving spouses of beneficiaries from sixty-seven and one half (67.5%) percent to one hundred percent (100%), retroactive to July 1, 2014.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH8243IntroProvides gradual pension benefits increase over 5-year period starting 9/1/18 from 75% to 77.5% of base amount using cost-of-living adjustments over lifetime.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH8294IntroEstablishes a nineteen (19) member permanent joint oversight commission to study and evaluate property tax related issues.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH8283PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The Importance And Vital Need For Chronically Ill Patients To Have Access To Safe Effective Treatments
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2018-06-05
House read and passed
RIH8282PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Connor Sheridan For His Outstanding Record Of Athletic Achievements And Wishing Him Continued Success At The United States Military Academy At West Point
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2018-06-05
House read and passed
RIH7082PassRequires 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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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7474EngrossPermits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7484IntroProvides gradual pension benefits increase over 5-year period starting 9/1/18 from 75% to 87.5% of base amount using cost-of-living adjustments over lifetime.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance 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
RIH8180IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Explore The Construction Of A Gulf Wars Veterans Memorial (this Resolution Would Extend The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special House Com...
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2018-05-29
House passed Sub A
RIH8194IntroIncreases Central Falls retiree pension benefits.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8238PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Memorializing The “rhode Island Nine”, The Nine Rhode Island Marines, Sergeant Timothy Giblin, Of North Providence, Corporal Rick R. Crudale, Of Warwick, Corporal Edward S. Iacovino, Jr., Of Warwick, Corporal David C...
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2018-05-24
House read and passed
RIH7403IntroExempts veterans and active duty military from paying a toll on the Newport Bridge.
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2018-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH7140IntroAllows small business employers to purchase health insurance for its employees through the state employee group plan.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7483IntroRequires active duty military personnel receive daycare services for their dependents at state expense.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7514IntroProvides that persons ages sixty-five (65) years and over who have a surcharge applied to water supplied to them for personal use and consumption would receive a twenty-five (25%) discount on such surcharge.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7850IntroRequires ten percent (10%) of school aid be allocated to school safety measures.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7058IntroCreates a transitioning veterans' small business loan program through the commerce corporation.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7219IntroEstablishes a revolving fund to provide low interest loans and grants to support the installation of solar energy panels.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7057IntroExempts from income tax any survivor benefits received by a widow or widower by virtue of a deceased spouse's military service.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7141IntroExempts the amount of military pension which is included in federal adjusted gross income from the state income tax, such exemption to be phased-in over a five year period.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7293IntroIncreases the exemption for retirement income from state income tax from $15,000 to $30,000 commencing in 2019.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH8162PassHouse Resolution Honoring The Rhode Island Assisted Living Association And Proclaiming May 4, 2018, To Be "assisted Living Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
RIH8159PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The Month Of May As "national Military Appreciation Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
RIH7674IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island public power utility council.
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2018-04-30
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8139IntroRelieves Central Falls from reimbursing state for expenses related to fiscal stability act, expenses related to Central Falls school district bankruptcy proceeding, expenses of Moreau v Flanders, or expenses incurred after termination of the receiver...
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2018-04-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH7345IntroHouse Resolution Recognizing National Grid For Committing Federal Tax Savings Towards A Reduction In The Increase Facing Rhode Island Ratepayers
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2018-04-24
To House Corporations 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
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
RIH7862IntroRaises the legal age to purchase or possess a rifle or shotgun from 18 to 21 years of age/ "grandfather" lawful current ownership by persons under 21 years of age/make an exemption for police and military.
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7863IntroRaises the legal age to purchase or possess a rifle, assault rifle or shotgun from 18 to 21 years of age/ "grandfather" lawful current ownership by persons under 21 years of age/make an exemption for police and military.
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8086IntroAmends and revises the definitions and penalties pertaining to partial-birth abortions. Further provides that any physician who knowingly performs a partial-birth abortion would be guilty of a felony and may be liable for civil penalties and fines.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7180IntroHouse Resolution Recognizing The Fetus As A Human Life Upon The Existence Of A Heartbeat
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2018-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7791IntroAuthorizes town of Coventry to enact ordinance granting $1,000 exemption to person who was member of National Guard for not less than 5 consecutive years or served in National Guard and called to active duty by President.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7372IntroRequires pharmacies to accept any manufacturer's drug discount card, and pass said discount to the consumer, without requiring the consumer to seek reimbursement from the drug manufacturer directly.
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2018-04-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7585IntroCreates a custody procedure for pets in divorce and separation proceedings based on the best interests of the animal.
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2018-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7373IntroRequires all operators of motorcycles to wear a helmet. Violation results in a one hundred dollar ($100) fine. Increases the fine for failure of passenger’s to wear a helmet from eighty-five dollars ($85) to one hundred dollars ($100).
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2018-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7371IntroHouse Resolution Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Health To Provide Information On The Birth, Mortality Rate, And Amount And Duration Of Medical Procedures Used For Premature Babies
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2018-03-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7925IntroProvides that the minimum business corporation tax imposed on any corporation would be reduced from four hundred dollars ($400) to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-03-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7237IntroEntitles residential water customers over age sixty-five (65) to a twenty-five percent (25%) reduction of or credit against any surcharges on their basic water supply rate.
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2018-03-06
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7844IntroProvides that the estate tax be eliminated if state revenues increase in any given year beyond the governor's budget projections in an amount greater than the revenue that is estimated to be generated by the estate tax.
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2018-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7042IntroDirects the state board of pharmacy to annually develop a list of critical prescription drugs for which there is a substantial public interest in understanding the development of the drugs’ price.
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2018-02-13
To House Corporations Committee
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