Rhode Island Representative Michael Morin [D]

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RIH7566PassAllows railroad companies who hold a Class G license to serve alcohol at retail aboard its trains and in its controlled station premises up to 30 minutes prior to a train's scheduled departure.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7186PassProvides that nomination papers for certain candidates for citywide nonpartisan office in the city of Woonsocket would require at least one hundred (100) signatures.
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2018-07-03
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
RIH7092PassReduces the alcoholic beverage manufacturing and wholesale licensing fee from three thousand dollars ($3,000) to five hundred dollars ($500).
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7155PassIncludes home schooled students in the program to provide the PSAT and SAT free of charge to all Rhode Island public school students for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
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
RIH7426PassPermits the substitution by a developer of sprinklers in new developments instead of cisterns or water reservoirs for fire suppression, if allowed by ordinance.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7541PassImplements several provisions of the federal sex offender registration and notification act, to include registration for a litany of federal or military offenses, and specifies what information can or cannot be shared on a public registry website.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7767PassRequires that when a proposed text amendment to a zoning ordinance would cause a conforming lot of record to become nonconforming by lot area and/or frontage.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8163PassAllows domestic insurance company to enter into a voluntary restructuring, including the use of a protected cell, with the approval of the commissioner.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7134PassRequires 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
RIH7385PassRepeals the July 1, 2018, sunset clause in Chapters 325 and 406 of the 2013 Public Laws in regard to § 34-24-3.2 "mediation conference prior to mortgage foreclosure."
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7154EngrossExtends the benefits of the dual enrollment equal opportunity act to cover home-schooled students.
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2018-06-22
House read and passed
RIH7725IntroAuthorizes a seventy-two (72) hour hold to be ordered by a physician in certain instances of substance abuse disorders.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH8034IntroAuthorizes a special license plate for Masonic Grand Lodge Charities of Rhode Island, specify the minimum order and govern the amount and distribution of the fee surcharge.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A
RIH8068EngrossPermits cities and towns to issue special events liquor licenses to permit the equivalent of one-day licenses one day each month.
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2018-06-22
House read and passed
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
RIH8347IntroIncreases from one hundred parts per million (100 ppm) to one thousand parts per million (1,000 ppm) the maximum amount of organohalogen flame retardant chemical contained in residential upholstered bedding and furniture, manufactured or sold in the ...
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2018-06-21
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8334IntroExempts newspaper deliverers from the minimum wage laws.
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2018-06-20
To House Labor Committee
RIH8345PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Richard A. Jenks
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
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
RIH7212IntroExempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7822IntroExempts from the sales or use tax that portion of a motor vehicle lease payment collected for tangible personal property tax, municipal property tax, excise tax or any other similar tax
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7856IntroProvides a stipend up to $450 to retirees in years when there are no cost of living adjustments.
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH8109IntroEstablishes the "refundable investment tax credit act" to provide for a refundable investment tax credit for certain investments in the construction of facilities, acquisition of tangible property, and the training of employees in the state.
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
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
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
RIH8266PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The North Smithfield "we The People" Students And Team Teacher On Winning The 2018 Statewide Competition
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2018-05-31
House read and passed
RIH8265PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Jessica Daltorio, Kaylee Goyette, Jillian Hoppe, And Connor Mcmullin Of North Smithfield High School For Finishing In First Place In The National History Day Event Held At Rhode Island College On April 28, 2018
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2018-05-31
House read and passed
RIH8229PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The 2018 Inductees Into The Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame
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2018-05-23
House read and passed
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
RIH7617IntroProhibits nonprofit hospitals from real and personal property tax exemptions if nonprofit converts to a for-profit and then back to a nonprofit.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7846IntroSubjects residential properties which are a part of certain federal programs to a 12% tax of the prior year's rental income.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7975PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations To Encourage Economic Development Within Blackstone Valley (creates An 18 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations To Encourage Economic Develo...
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2018-05-15
House read and passed
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
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
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
RIH7550IntroAllows for a credit equal to the amount contributed by a taxpayer for the taxable year to the Rhode Island Ocean State Fund, which is created in the general fund to accept monetary contributions for exclusively public purposes.
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2018-05-08
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
RIH7669IntroExempts from sales and use taxes specialized packaging equipment such as kegs and barrel containers for alcoholic beverages.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8157PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Arthur P. Sousa For 80 Consecutive Years Of Dedicated Service As A Volunteer Fireman With Defiance Hose Company No. 1 In Bristol, Rhode Island
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
RIH7233IntroIncludes licensed advanced practice registered nurses (APRN), certified in psychiatric/mental health, as qualified to certify the need for mental health treatment in certain patients.
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2018-05-02
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8150IntroEnables municipalities to adopt ordinances exempting them from being required to accept any additional residential properties, otherwise eligible for alternative assessment and taxation, if said municipality has achieved certain housing goals.
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2018-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH8149IntroProvides for a penalty of $500 for failure of RI residents to register their motor vehicle with the RI department of motor vehicles and establishes a hotline to report such violation.
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2018-05-02
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
RIH7017IntroIncreases the number of days a retired teacher may substitute teach or be otherwise employed by a school system from ninety (90) days to one hundred (100) days without a reduction or forfeiture of retirement benefits.
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2018-04-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7549IntroProvides that commencing fiscal year 2019 and thereafter, all state funds appropriated for educational purposes pursuant to this chapter would be in an amount not less than the amount of funds appropriated in the previous fiscal year.
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2018-04-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7546IntroCreates incentive bonus program to reward school systems meeting/exceeding annual education goals/standards established by department of education.
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2018-04-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7100IntroProvides for an appropriation of state funds to cities and towns who are members of the Narragansett Bay marine task force (NBMTF) for the maintenance of boats providing services to Narragansett Bay.
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2018-04-25
To House Finance Committee
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