Rhode Island Representative Lauren Carson [D]

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RIH7104PassRequires DOT to identify the impact of Rhode Works projects and the realignment of the Newport Bridge ramps on Rhode Island small business commercial areas.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7309PassDesignates the Class A Tall Ship commonly known as the "SSV Oliver Hazard Perry" as the official flagship and tall ship ambassador of the state.
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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
RIH8193PassAuthorizes Newport to set the effective tax rate applicable to any property class in an amount not to exceed by 50% the rate applicable to any other class in the first year following a comprehensive revaluation or any update.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7433EngrossCreates a special motor vehicle registration plate for The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.
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2018-06-23
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH8361PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Jeremiah T. O'grady For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH7793EngrossRequires, by July 1, 2019, the establishment of renewable energy siting ordinances in all cities and towns which would meet the standards set by a working group within the office of energy resources.
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2018-06-22
House read and passed
RIH7978IntroClarifies that § 34-7-4 ("right of footway denied") applies only to private rights of footway.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A
RIH8353PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Be Known As The "rhode Island Online Data Transparency And Privacy Protection Commission" (creates An 11 Member Commission To Study Potential Legislation And/or Regulations To Protect Indi...
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2018-06-22
House read and passed
RIH7699IntroRequires schools to comply with recycling and composting laws and promotes food donation and local food service contracts.
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2018-06-21
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7570IntroPermits students to possess and use over-the-counter products to treat menstrual cramps or vaginal yeast infections during school activities without a doctor's or parent's note.
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2018-06-20
House passed Sub A
RIH7673IntroRenames the state airport in Warwick to "Rhode Island International Airport" and would rename the building known as the "Interlink" to the "Theodore Francis Green Interlink."
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2018-06-20
House passed Sub A
RIH8033IntroEnables cities and towns to provide property tax relief to individuals who take resiliency measures to rehabilitate their property because of flood hazards.
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2018-06-20
House passed Sub A
RIH8326PassHouse Resolution Honoring Kathleen Bazinet On Being Named Chief Marshal Of The 2018 Bristol, Rhode Island, Fourth Of July Celebration
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
RIH8324IntroRequires a monthly tax collection accounting and compliance with federal, state and local laws by hosting platforms for transient rentals.
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2018-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8274PassHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Low And Moderate Income Act (this Resolution Would Extend The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Legislative Commission To Study The L...
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2018-06-13
House read and passed
RIH7111IntroProtects individuals from internet disclosure of personally identifiable information by commercial websites/online service operators and creates right of action for violations.
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2018-06-12
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
RIH8306IntroRequires the DOT to establish a schedule of all maintenance, including landscaping and mowing of lawns on state roads, and provide a copy of said schedule to the department of public works in any city or town where the state road is located.
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2018-06-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8303IntroProvides immunity to persons donating food to food banks.
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2018-06-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7743PassAllows Patricia Antonelli, Esq. to join Lauren Gayle Lemisch and Fred Raheb, Jr., in marriage on or about October 13, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-07
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7348IntroEstablishes a pilot program to promote the creation of roof solar installations on school property in order to reduce the use of fossil fuels and to generate electricity in school buildings.
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH8284PassHouse Resolution Honoring Mr. Steve Brosnihan, A 2018 Jefferson Award Winner, For Creating And Founding The "good Night Lights" Program In Support Of Hasbro Children's Hospital
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2018-06-05
House read and passed
RIH7075PassMakes possession bump stocks, binary triggers or trigger cranks punishable by up to10 years in imprisonment and/or a $10,000 fine and penalizes modification of semi-automatic weapons to full automatic fire with a single pull or hold in the same way.
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2018-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIH7516IntroExempts from taxation the donation of alcoholic beverages to nonprofit organizations that are exempt from federal taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8124IntroRepeals the automatic phase out of the nursing facility reimbursement price based methodology.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8169IntroAuthorizes Newport and Middletown to collect an additional one percent (1%) meal and beverage tax to fund schools, school safety, and capital improvements.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8190IntroChanges the period of time a voter may have to change their party affiliation from the 90th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible to the 29th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible.
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2018-05-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8189IntroEstablishes the "Short-Term Rentals Act" which sets forth requirements for short-term listing services and short-term rental providers when renting to a person for less than thirty (30) days.
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2018-05-29
To House Judiciary 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
RIH7860IntroIncreases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7873IntroDirects council on postsecondary education to assess $50.00 per semester transportation fee on RI public college students with student ID cards serving as pass for services furnished/operated by RI public transit authority.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7859IntroRequires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the caseload estimating conference.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7935IntroExcludes reality TV show(s) from receipt of tax credits/removes $5 million tax credit cap per motion picture/repeals sunset provisions for tax credits for motion pictures/musical/theatrical productions.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH8066IntroIncreases funding appropriated to staffing for developmental disabilities direct support services by an equal amount when an increase of the minimum wage rate occurs.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH8192IntroExtends DOT authority to lease airport property to 50 years. Increase to 9 the directors on the airport corporation board.
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2018-05-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7096IntroCreates a special motor vehicle registration plate for the Friends of the Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7098IntroEstablishes community senior services grant program providing financial assistance to municipalities/nonprofit organizations operating senior centers/programs.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7172IntroEstablishes aging/disability resource center within division of elderly affairs as part of long-term care system for elderly/disabled persons/family caregivers/providers.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7430IntroEstablishes 100% tax credit for disabled/elderly drivers age 65 and older for vehicle modification costs/training fees incurred necessary to retain their license/registration per rules/regs of tax administrator eff. 1/2018.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7824IntroEstablishes Rhode Island rivers/coastal adaptation fund; enables cities, towns and state to apply for grants to fund projects that invest in measures to address the impacts of climate change. Trust to be funded by fees on barrels of petroleum product...
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7400IntroEstablishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island and also establishes a receipt account to disburse the funds from.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8141IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Forest Conservation Act which prohibits any state economic and other incentives to develop or convert forest land for renewable energy uses.
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2018-05-10
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7356IntroRequires that the division of planning create a checklist of environmental and energy issues that certain state construction projects which cost in excess of $10,000,000 would need to consider and address.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7432IntroEstablishes the deceased spousal unused credit against the Rhode Island estate tax available to a surviving spouse for the unused estate tax credit of the first spouse to decease.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7890IntroAmends the definition of the term "commission" for purposes of the historic residence tax credit to mean the local historic district commission created by the city or town council, and not the state historical preservation and heritage commission.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH8176PassHouse Resolution Welcoming The 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race To Newport, Rhode Island, On May 19-20, 2018
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2018-05-08
House read and passed
RIH7401IntroDirects that services provided by school social workers and certified school psychologists be included as health care related services eligible for federal Medicaid reimbursement.
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2018-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH8080IntroRequires initial and continuing education in land use law and planning for local planning and/or zoning board and commission members.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8085IntroRequires the seating of any district court file, where a trespass and eviction complaint which after trial, results in a verdict for the tenant and no appeal is taken.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8097IntroRemoves the exception to the $100,000 limitation of damages when the state is engaged in a proprietary function in the commission of a tort and would exempt the state and any city or town or fire district from interest awards in civil actions.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
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