Rhode Island Senator Louis Dipalma [D]

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RIS2507PassRemoves the requirement that hunting and fishing licenses may be issued only by town and city clerks.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2427PassRequires notice to the assessor of new subdivisions of land and provides for a proration of real estate taxes to be applied thereto.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2383PassAllows Tiverton to prorate tax due and payable upon sale of tax exempt property to purchaser holding no tax exempt status for that calendar year.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2675PassImposes size and weight restrictions on through traffic on Forest Avenue, Middletown.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2944PassPermits the Middletown town council to choose the assessment date to be the baseline for its tax increment area.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2686PassAuthorizes the Middletown municipal court to impose fines not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for the violation of the town's short-term residential leases ordinance. Such violation shall be considered a civil violation.
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2018-07-04
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2009PassAllows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2013PassProvides for a voluntary deduction from any refund from the Rhode Island personal income tax for a contribution to the substance use and mental health leadership council of RI.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2024PassAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2133PassProtects homeless persons in possession of a service animal, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, from being denied access to any homeless shelter in violation of the ADA or the state or federal Fair Housing Practices Acts.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2158PassRelieves municipal police bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2239PassCreates a municipal infrastructure grant program within the DOA relating to municipal and other public infrastructure projects.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2259PassDesignates 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
RIS2442VetoRequires that any use of a premises for marijuana cultivation be disclosed in any real estate transaction.
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2018-07-02
Vetoed by Governor
RIS2570PassAmends the State False Claims Act to reflect amendments to the Federal False Claims Act.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2540PassIncludes behavioral health counseling visits and medication maintenance visits as primary care visits for patient cost-sharing requirements under the provisions of a health plan.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2609PassAllows for security deposits on furniture when a furnished apartment is leased.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2896PassAllows distribution and utilization of narcotic testing products to assist persons in determining whether drugs contain toxic substances.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2930PassRequires the director of the department of health to develop best practices for co-prescribing opioid antagonists to patients who are prescribed opioid analgesics.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2971PassAuthorizes commercial low speed vehicles of 8 persons or less to operate on roadways of the city of Newport as a commercial jitney service.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS3003PassDirects the department of education to utilize the federal government's Troops to Teachers program, and would further provide that the implementation of the program would be contingent on federal funding.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS3013PassAmends provisions of the tax increment financing act in order to encourage municipalities to use tax increment financing to facilitate economic development.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2330PassRequires the public utilities commission to implement a purchase of receivables program where the electric distribution company purchases the receivables of a nonregulated power producer at a discount rate.
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2105PassRequires office of Veteran Affairs to bear the cost of all tolls incurred by any motor vehicles that are part of a veteran's funeral procession, originating from Aquidneck Island and ending at the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, for burial or internment...
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2284PassEnables newspaper motor route carriers to have installed upon them forward viewing a rotating amber beam lights.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2500PassRequires the office of energy resources to conduct a study to verify the energy savings measures from the state energy efficiency programs.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2533EngrossExpands certain rights of persons with developmental disabilities.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2665IntroEstablishes a small business development fund to encourage formation of private capital investment by federally-licensed investment companies.
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2018-06-22
To House Finance Committee
RIS2015EngrossRequires 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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2018-06-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS2008IntroRequires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.
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2018-06-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2220EngrossJoint Resolution Respectfully Urging The Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals And The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Certain Direct And Home Care Worker Wages
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2018-06-20
To House Labor Committee
RIS2343IntroAuthorizes the council on elementary and secondary education to waive certain provisions of the laws for public schools but would prohibit the waiver of other listed provisions.
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2018-06-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2357IntroAmends the annual bidding and enrollment process pursuant to this chapter.
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2018-06-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2382PassAllows the Tiverton town council to grant, by ordinance, property tax credits and removes the current property assessment value-based tax exemptions for veterans, gold star parents and visually impaired persons.
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2018-06-20
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2363PassEliminates the requirement that a waiver for fuel content standards be obtained from both weights and measures (DLT) and the department of environmental management (DEM).
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIS2785IntroAuthorizes state to seek waiver of ACA to allow qualified small business owners/sole properties to purchase small group health insurance on cost/impact assessment by OHIC provide coverage for essential health benefit categories/services.
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2018-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIS2562PassProvides that a consumer report agency may not charge a consumer a fee for any security freeze service. Effective September 1, 2018.
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
RIS2932PassAllows Tina L. Spears to join Melody Rose Lawrence and Jeffrey Arnold Schmeltz in marriage on or about June 16, 2018, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
RIS2819IntroMandates that quasi-public corporations limit the use of all funds/property to perform the function/service for which the quasi-public corporation was created. Prohibits the transfer or reallocations of funds held by a quasi-public corporation.
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2018-06-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2931EngrossProvides that health insurance coverage would cover short-term limited duration policies and certain policies that pay on a cost-incurred basis.
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2018-06-08
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2198IntroEstablishes community senior services grant program providing financial assistance to municipalities/nonprofit organizations operating senior centers/programs.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2485PassCreates a Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in RI, Inc. motor vehicle license plate.
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2018-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIS2381IntroIncreases the compensation of direct-care staff of nursing facilities as a result of the application of the inflation index.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2582IntroCreates process within DCYF for reviewing a determination that out-of-home residential placement is appropriate in an effort to ensure that a child is placed in the least restrictive placement. Requires DCYF to develop plan for recruiting foster fami...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2959PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2018, As The "day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2856IntroAuthorizes 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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2018-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2904IntroAllows the town of Middletown to adopt annual fair market assessments of its ratable property that do not exceed the two percent (2%) annual increase ceiling.
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2018-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2903IntroProhibits the town of Middletown from annually increasing its tax levy more than 2% of the total for its prior fiscal year without an affirmative vote of its electors upon the occurrence of one or more of five conditions.
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2018-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2238PassRequires 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
RIS2292PassMakes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.
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2018-06-01
Signed by Governor
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