Rhode Island Representative Joseph Solomon [D]

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RIH7456PassMakes changes in the definitions of what constitutes unlawful confinement of any sow during gestation, calf raised for veal or egg-laying hen kept on a farm, and would apply them throughout the chapter accordingly.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7926PassAuthorizes up to $40,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance school construction.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7041PassRequires that effective January 1, 2019, all school buildings where students are in attendance would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors installed and maintained therein.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7045PassProhibits mistreatment of animals by failing to provide adequate water, shelter or veterinary care.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7044PassPermits that age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate education on consent and sexual activity be increased in secondary schools as part of a family life course.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7414PassRequires educational institutions using dogs or cats for medical research to make animals no longer useful for research available for adoption.
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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
RIH7511PassEliminates the penalty of abating rent in cases where a non-resident landlord fails to designate an agent for service of process and would clarify that the fine for violating this section is civil.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7894PassEliminates the waiting period for the granting of a complaint/divorce/separation following the filing of the complaint would shorten the waiting period for the filing of a final judgment for divorce following the hearing at which the divorce is grant...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8029PassEliminates the requirement that a renewal applicant, whose commercial driver's license has expired for more than one year, take examinations.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8338PassEliminates the requirement that a service person serving in conflicts or undeclared wars receive a campaign ribbon or expeditionary medal in order to receive a property tax exemption.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7502PassRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
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
RIH7072EngrossProhibits development of land contiguous to State House unless approved by general assembly.
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2018-06-23
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIH8006IntroProvides that an LEP interpreter shall not be compelled to testify in any civil or criminal action wherein communication is privileged pursuant to statutory or common law.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7493EngrossProvides that non-resident withholding requirement for a corporation that sells real estate be consistent with the seven percent (7%) corporate income tax rate.
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2018-06-21
House read and passed
RIH7478PassIncreases the maximum administrative penalty levied against real estate brokers and salespersons from one thousand dollars ($1,000) to two thousand dollars ($2,000) per violation.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH7477EngrossRequires pet shops to only sell cats or dogs obtained from an animal shelter, dog pound or animal rescue.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7593EngrossAllows the family court, after a fact-finding hearing establishing paternity, to terminate the parental rights of a person convicted of sexual assault which resulted in the birth of a child.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7912EngrossAllows for the appointment of more than one district court clerk/magistrate by the chief judge of the district court.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8118PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of J.b. Simon, Inc.
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2018-06-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8314IntroAdds urns and shrouds, prayer cards and other items customarily sold or provided by a funeral director to those funeral items which are already exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2018-06-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7865PassCreates a Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in RI, Inc. motor vehicle license plate.
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2018-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIH8302PassHouse Resolution Welcoming His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa, President Of The Republic Of Portugal And His Excellency AntÓnio Costa, Prime Minister Of The Republic Of Portugal, To The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-07
House read and passed
RIH8298PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2018, As The "day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-07
House read and passed
RIH8300PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 53rd Annual Gaspee Days Celebration
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2018-06-07
House read and passed
RIH7246IntroEstablishes a personal income tax debt resolution process within the division of taxation upon submission of an offer in compromise effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7251PassPermits the use of fax or email transmission of the medical certificate required for issuance of a CDL by the division of motor vehicles.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7562PassProvides that the alternate window for documents filed with the secretary of state to take effect is increased from up to thirty (30) days to up to ninety (90) days.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7294EngrossCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patient's Right To Try Act of 2018," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH8267PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating Members Of The Bishop Hendricken High School Team On Their Victories At The Rhode Island Academic Decathlon
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2018-05-31
House read and passed
RIH8210PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 19th Of 2018 As "greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-17
House read and passed
RIH8205PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Thanking The Honorable Scott Avedisian For His Service To The City Of Warwick And The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH7089IntroJoint Resolution Approving Project Status For Remediation And/or Monitoring Of The Truk-away Landfill Suspected Hazardous Waste Disposal Site Located In The City Of Warwick
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7666IntroCreates a tax-credit for the amount in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) contributed to a public school district for the express purpose of making physical improvement to a school.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8186PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Former Rhode Island State Representative Dr. Zygmunt J. Friedemann
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2018-05-10
House read and passed
RIH7287IntroRequires audio and video recordings of all open meetings of state and quasi-public agencies and bodies be transmitted to the secretary of state's office for posting on its website to be available for public access.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7311IntroAuthorizes state agencies to allow vendors to withhold a commission for developing electronic filing systems.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7553IntroCreates micro zones in distressed areas to stimulate economic revitalization/employment opportunities/business development through redevelopment of abandoned industrial/commercial structures.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7849IntroEstablishes a small business development fund to encourage formation of private capital investment by federally-licensed investment companies.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7554IntroAllows a one-time non-refundable personal/corporate income tax credit for the actual costs of sewer connection for single/multifamily homes based on real property owner's filing status.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7099IntroCreates a sales tax holiday for the days of August 11, 2018 and August 12, 2018 and no sales taxes would be collected on non-business sales of tangible personal property with certain exceptions.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7659IntroRequires that a fifteen percent (15%) minimum markup be added to the total cost of cigarettes sold by retailers in addition to any other taxes imposed by the state.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8160PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Ronald A. Wolk
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
RIH8158PassHouse Resolution Honoring Robert Donovan On May 3, 2018, For Twenty-five Years Of Dedicated Service As Executive Director Of The Rhode Island Health And Education Building Corporation
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
RIH7286IntroRequires audio and video recordings of certain open meetings and posting of said recordings on secretary of state's website.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7847IntroRepeals the monthly surcharge and prepaid wireless E-911 charge and replaces them with a budget appropriation by the general assembly to fund the E-911 system.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7344IntroImplements provisions of the Lean government initiative to eliminate waste and inefficiency in the operation of state government.
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2018-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7500IntroRequires a landlord to maintain a general liability insurance policy of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) and to introduce the policy in any trespass and ejection action.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7619IntroProvides for the establishment of limited liability companies having one or more designated series of members, managers, limited liability company interests or assets.
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2018-04-24
To House Corporations Committee
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