Rhode Island Representative Robert Phillips [D]

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RIH7303Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- THREATS AND EXTORTION - Defines "public official" to include school personnel for purposes of the criminal prohibition against making threats to public officials.
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2024-05-24
Placed on House Calendar (05/29/2024)
RIH7470Engross
50%
MOTOR VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD LIMITS - Adds "loose material" to the contents of a vehicle that must be covered by a covering that must remain in place until the vehicle's contents are purged from the vehicle.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7578Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Allows members of the Rhode Island judiciary and their staff to be issued a driver's license that contains the applicant's official business address in lieu of a residence address.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]

Proposed Substitute
RIH7570Intro
25%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Allows law enforcement to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for deadening or muffling the sound of a firearm while acting within the scope of their official duties under the supervision of the police chief o...
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2024-05-24
Placed on House Calendar (05/28/2024)
RIH8297Intro
25%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- HAWKERS AND PEDDLERS - Expands the definition of door-to-door salespersons to include those who sell services and authorize the town of Cumberland to license and regulate door-to-door salespersons in the same manner as h...
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7606Enroll
75%
INSURANCE -- CASUALTY INSURANCE RATING - Prevents insurance companies from treating widowed persons differently than married persons when establishing or maintaining an insured's rate or classification respecting the operation of a personal motor veh...
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2024-05-21
Senate passed in concurrence
RIH7517Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- OFFICE OF STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS - Provides for procedures for the burial of unclaimed remains.
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2024-05-17
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7691Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $250,000 To The Substance Use And Mental Health Leadership Council Of Ri (sumhlc) (this Resolution Would Authorize An Appropriation Of The Sum Of $250,000 To The Substance Use And Mental Health Leadership C...
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2024-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH7860Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES - Provides that when a registrant voluntarily cancels the registrant's motor vehicle registration, that person would receive a partial refund of the registration fee that had been paid.
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2024-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8176Engross
50%
TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Authorizes reassessment of taxes on new construction from the date of issuance of the certificate of occupancy or the date it is first used, whichever is the earlier.
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2024-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIH7298Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE -- LONG-TERM CARE SERVICE AND FINANCE REFORM - All Medicaid programs operated by EOHHS would not reimburse home care providers less than fee-for-service rates adopted by rate review recommendations of the office o...
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8014Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- RHODE ISLAND UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT - Provides that commercial driver instruction would include industry-specific training on the recognition, prevention, and reporting of human trafficking.
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2024-05-15
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
RIH8254Intro
25%
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Exempts the Downtown Overlay District from the provisions of this section allowing for the city of Woonsocket shall, after application, to have the authority to exempt from the provisions of this section any p...
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2024-05-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH8278PassHouse Resolution Welcoming The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts Of America, To The Rhode Island State House And Joyfully Celebrating Scouting Month In February
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2024-05-15
House read and passed
RIH7921Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- LOW -- AND MODERATE-INCOME HOUSING - Provides for increases or decreases in the amount of foundation level school support that a community would receive, based upon a community's ability to meet and surpass its minimum low- and mo...
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2024-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH8271PassHouse Resolution Celebrating "national Hospital Week" On May 12th Through May 18th, 2024, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-14
House read and passed
RIH7302Engross
50%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SEARCH WARRANTS - Dictates the length a search warrant involving a tracking device would be valid and provide a process to extend the time frame of the tracking device for good cause.
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2024-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8261Intro
25%
PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- SOLAR SITING ADVISORY TASKFORCE - Creates a taskforce to provide recommendations, advice and guidance to help expedite and provide technical assistance with regard to the development of solar energy systems on propert...
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2024-05-10
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7404Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM - Relocates certain provisions of the general laws relating to child care assistance from the Rhode Island Works Program to the chapter on child care state subsidies.
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2024-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7669Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT - Increases the department's standard, burial allowance payment from nine hundred dollars ($900) to one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500).
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2024-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7925Intro
25%
TAXATION -- TAX CREDIT FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS - Creates a tax credit for family caregivers in an amount up to $5,000 for eligible family members and $6,000 for veterans based on 50% of the amount of eligible expenditures spent on eligible family membe...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8193Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Provides a 3% pension increase and annual COLAs.
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8194Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Requires that present and former employees, active and retired members, and beneficiaries receiving any retirement, disability or death allowance receive a $2,000 incr...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7244PassTOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS - Authorizes the town of Cumberland to require the registration of certain business entities not registered with the secretary of state that are situated in Cumberland.
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2024-05-03
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7245PassANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- DOGS - Increases the fines for dog ordinance violations in the town of Cumberland.
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2024-05-03
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7928Intro
25%
TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX - Repeals the corporation minimum tax.
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2024-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7929Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Authorizes a retroactive tax credit for tax yr 2022/thereafter/allowing investment tax credits to be passed through to the personal income tax returns of eligible Sub-S corporation shareholders/limited liability comp...
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2024-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7930Intro
25%
TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS - Reduces the minimum interest rate on delinquent payments from eighteen percent (18%) per annum to twelve percent (12%) per annum.
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2024-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7897Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE -- PRESCRIPTION DRUGS - Defines step therapy and prohibits certain groups and agreements from requiring prior authorization or a step therapy protocol when prescribing certain medications.
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2024-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7772Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of Approximately $30,000,000 To Rhode Island's Public Schools For Safety And Security Improvements (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $100,000 To Each Public School In Rhode Islan...
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2024-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH7910Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Removes funding requirement from department of elementary and secondary education.
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2024-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH7908Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Requires a review by the department of elementary and secondary education of the formula components used to compute the aid needed to support high need students.
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2024-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH7909Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Provides that in local educational agencies when over 45% of the children have a family income that is at or below 185% of federal poverty guidelines then the student success factor will...
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2024-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH7029Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTION AND BENEFITS - Increases the maximum post retirement employment earnings from eighteen thousand dollars ($18,000) to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) a year for certain retired ...
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2024-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7341Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Provides state employee public safety professionals with parity to municipal public safety employees in the state/municipal retirement systems eff. 7/1/24 with 10% contri...
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2024-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7801Intro
25%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- ELECTRONIC INFORMATION AND DATA PRIVACY ACT - Requires law enforcement agencies to obtain search warrants for electronic information, data, location information and other identifying information of subscribers and customers, exc...
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2024-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8175Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Gives the city of Woonsocket the authority to establish by ordinance, exemptions from taxation on real and personal property for different classifications of individuals including, but not limited to, the el...
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2024-04-23
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH8158Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS -- WOONSOCKET -- TAX STABILIZATION AGREEMENTS - Grants the city of Woonsocket the authority to extend tax stabilization agreements within the city, for properties currently occupied by CVS at 1 CVS Drive, 100 Highla...
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2024-04-18
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7479Intro
25%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Funds the state crime victim compensation program through an additional one dollar ($1.00) fine on traffic violations, exclusive of violations related to the parking of vehicles.
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2024-04-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH7743Intro
25%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- TRIAL - Allows a criminal defendant before the superior court to waive their right to a jury trial with the consent of the attorney general.
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2024-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8164PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming April 7-13, 2024, To Be "national Library Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-11
House read and passed
RIH7611Intro
25%
HIGHWAYS -- RELOCATION OF UTILITY SERVICES - Utility relocation costs related to highway construction to be partially or fully paid for by the state.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7121Intro
25%
TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS - Limits the assessment of interest to 4 calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent to the taxpayer.
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2024-04-09
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (04/11/2024)
RIH7236Intro
25%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT - Includes animal cruelty offenses to the domestic violence crimes committed by a family or household members against another.
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8093Intro
25%
WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- FRESHWATER LAKE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - Establishes the Rhode Island lake management program and a restricted receipt account as a find within the department of environmental management to aid with lake and pond management issue...
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7512Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PUPIL TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES - "Pupil Transportation Vehicle" to be and constructed to seat not more than ten (10) passengers including the operator, rather than the existing limit of eight (8) passengers.
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2024-04-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7513Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM - Delays the date for local education agencies to select one of the high quality curricula and material for math and English language arts from June 30, 2025, to June 30, 2026.
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2024-04-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7581Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CORRECTIONS STAFFING - Establishes parameters for staffing of correctional officers.
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2024-04-03
To House Labor Committee
RIH7568Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MISCELLANEOUS RULES - Provides additional exception to prohibition on usage of wireless communication device while driving and clarifies that use for purpose of navigation must be while the device is mounted or otherwise a...
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2024-04-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7240Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- OPTIONAL RETIREMENT FOR MEMBERS OF POLICE FORCE AND FIREFIGHTERS - Authorizes an annual two and one-half percent (2.5%) escalation for all active and retired police and firefighter's retirement pension allowance, compounded each y...
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2024-04-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
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