Rhode Island Senator Leonidas Raptakis [D]

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RIS0201PassEnables the town of Coventry to charge owners of lands using the sewage works interest charges in excess of charges paid by the town.
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0793PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Adroit Software Inc.
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0988PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Prp, Inc.
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS1008PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of The Charles Samdperil Humanitarian Memorial Foundation
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS1011PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Gehs Realty, Llc
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0587PassRequires all candidates to file financial statements within 30 days after filing notice of organization.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0427PassIncreases the number of years that the town of West Greenwich may enter into tax stabilization agreements from ten (10) to twelve (12).
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2019-07-04
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0900PassAllows Charlotte Porter to join Samantha Cole and William Lyons in marriage on or about August 10, 2019, within the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
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2019-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0028EngrossRepeals the requirement that law enforcement officers issue only warnings of the risks to persons leaving a child under the age of seven (7) unattended in a motor vehicle.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0450IntroMakes various amendments pertaining to the duties and operations of the Central Coventry Fire District.
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2019-06-27
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
RIS0694IntroProhibits the use of a school district's listserv to distribute any political advertisement, invitation, and/or propaganda.
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2019-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0143IntroProvides for physician/patient discussion regarding addiction and alternate treatment prior to initial and third opioid prescription.
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2019-06-21
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0958PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May 19th Of 2019 As "greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-11
Senate read and passed
RIS0823PassAllows the town of East Greenwich to adopt a flexible tiered tax classification system regardless of whether it is a revaluation or update year and also to provide an exemption to small businesses for tangible personal property taxes.
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2019-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0956PassSenate Resolution Memorializing And Commemorating The 75th Anniversary Of The D-day Landings In Normandy, France, And The Eventual Liberation Of Europe
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2019-06-06
Senate read and passed
RIS0117IntroAmends the provisions of the Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0197IntroAmends certain sections of the education law to reference the new council on elementary and secondary education, and would make provisions to allow for certification as teachers, military personnel, and their spouses who are certified in another stat...
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2019-05-29
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0886PassSenate Resolution Thanking His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron Of America, For His Many Years Of Faithful And Selfless Service To The American Greek Orthodox Community And Wishing Him Well In His Retirement
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2019-05-22
Senate read and passed
RIS0178EngrossAuthorizes state higher education institutions to waive application and transcript fees for veterans.
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2019-05-09
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0193IntroRefunds the minimum tax paid by corporations with annual gross income of less than four hundred dollars ($400); but caps the amount refunded at four hundred dollars ($400).
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2019-05-07
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0151EngrossAmends the definition of "disabled", for the purposes of property tax relief, to include veterans who earn less than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) annually and who receive disability benefits.
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2019-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIS0852PassSenate Resolution Commemorating "holocaust Remembrance Day" On May 2, 2019, And Recognizing The 71st Anniversary Of Israel's Establishment
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2019-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS0271EngrossEliminates the cap on the maximum fee allowable for submitting an application for certification to the board of certifications of operators of public water supply facilities.
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2019-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIS0804PassSenate Resolution Celebrating The 35th Anniversary Of The Enthronement Of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios On April 8, 1984
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2019-04-24
Senate read and passed
RIS0807PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Janice D. Mele
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2019-04-24
Senate read and passed
RIS0195IntroReduces the usury rate to twelve percent (12%).
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2019-04-23
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0451IntroRequires state/city/town to install solar panels supplying at least 50% of the electrical needs within five (5) years of the completion date for any new public buildings, including schools, prior to the issuance of a construction permit.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0097PassJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study Veteran And Military Spouse Education & Employment Opportunities (would Extend The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative ...
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2019-04-10
House passed in concurrence
RIS0091IntroEstablishes 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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2019-04-10
To Senate Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight Committee
RIS0383IntroAllows business vehicles which are owned by an entity which a veteran owns, and registered and authorized to conduct business in the state of Rhode Island, to register such business vehicles with veteran plates.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0619IntroRequires the joint committee on legislative services to make the record of the votes of the general assembly available to the public and the secretary of state electronically within thirty (30) minutes of the casting of said vote.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight Committee
RIS0601IntroExtends the “lookback” period for third and subsequent offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs under § 31-27-2 and for failure or refusal to submit to chemical tests under § 31-27-2.1 from five (5) years to ten (10) y...
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0700IntroIncreases the penalty for anyone found guilty of reckless driving while eluding police to a felony punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and subject to a loss of license from 1 to 2 years and a possible forfeiture of their motor vehicle.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0693IntroIncreases penalties for a variety of motor vehicle offenses.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0724IntroRequires that the license plates of a vehicle be confiscated by a law enforcement officer if the owner was arrested for driving while their license was suspended, revoked or cancelled for refusing to submit to a chemical test.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0145IntroRequires nonprofit dental service plan providers to provide notice of any changes relating to coverage to all plan purchasers purchasing dental services for employees under a group or individual policy.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0159IntroAuthorizes law enforcement/animal control officer to hold animal confined in motor vehicle up to 72 hours pending district court hearing as to costs/fees/surrender of possession/ownership.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0015IntroRequires public schools, including charter schools, begin the school year on the day after Labor Day commencing in the school year 2020-2021.
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2019-04-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0168IntroIncreases the maximum dollar amount from two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) to five thousand dollars ($5,000) for claims handled in small claims court.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0344IntroPermits the settlor of a trust to designate a trust director who shall be a person other than the trustee to direct actions relative to a trust and pursuant to any power of direction.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0684IntroRequires reimbursement payments from the general fund to volunteer fire departments responding to emergencies on or along Route 95.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0241IntroIncreases the hourly minimum wage in accordance with the Consumer Price Index for the Northeast Region for the four (4) previous fiscal years, effective January 1, 2021.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0652IntroRequires the state to pay the energy costs necessary to supply public street lighting if the local utility district fails to do so.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0730PassSenate Resolution Celebrating March 25, 2019, As The 198th Anniversary Of Greek Independence Day
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2019-03-26
Senate read and passed
RIS0501IntroAllows voters to file state form designating party affiliation rather than in person and change affiliation within 30 days prior to primary election with local canvassing board.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0485IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State Of Rhode Island (four Year Terms And Term Limits For Senators And Representatives) (proposes An Amendment To The Constituti...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0487IntroChanges one of the eligibility requirements to vote by mail ballot from an elector who "may" not be able to vote at a polling place to and an elector who will not be able to vote at a polling place.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0486IntroRequire that a person mailing a mail ballot be either the spouse, guardian or relative by blood or marriage of the person voting by mail ballot.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0489IntroRequires funeral directors/agents to notify secretary of state and the chairperson of the board of canvassers upon filing death certificate for the purpose of removal from the roles of registered voters.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0488IntroRequire any person voting by mail ballot or emergency mail ballot to provide proof of identity, exempting those in a hospital, hospice, or skilled nursing facility.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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