Rhode Island Representative Sherry Roberts [R]

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RIH7239EnrollSets aside the second Saturday in the month of April annually to be known as Historical Cemetery Restoration/Awareness Day.
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2018-06-21
Senate passed in concurrence
RIH8290EnrollAuthorizes a police chief emeritus special license plate for Gary Malikowski, former police chief of West Greenwich.
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2018-06-21
Senate passed in concurrence
RIH7515EnrollPermits the town of West Greenwich to create five (5) year tax liens on real estate owned by infirm and indigent persons in lieu of paying regular taxes where those persons have been determined as unable to pay by the assessor.
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2018-06-20
Senate passed in concurrence
RIH7457PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effect Of Wind Turbines On All Marine Life (creates A 5 Member Legislative Commission To Study The Effect Of Wind Turbines On All Marine Life, And Who Would Report Back To The Ho...
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
RIH7565EngrossExempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and defines the practice of natural hair braiding.
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2018-06-14
House read and passed
RIH8291IntroHouse Resolution Requesting An Independent Investigation Of Failures Within The State Of Rhode Island's Executive Office Of Health And Human Services (eohhs)
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2018-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7205IntroProhibits the town of Coventry from charging its sewage works' users more than the interest the town has actually paid for its borrowed funds for sewage works' purposes.
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2018-06-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8007IntroPermits persons over the age of 65 to deduct from adjusted gross income the cost of maintaining a personal residence, up to $7,500.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7486IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Restriction On Tolling (this Joint Resolution Would Propose A Constitutional Amendment Providing That Any New Highway Or Bridge Tolli...
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2018-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH7627IntroRepeals the provisions of the general laws which created the "Rhode Island Bridge Replacement, Reconstruction, and Maintenance Fund Act of 2016" ("Rhode Works"), which would have imposed tolls on large commercial trucks.
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2018-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH7837IntroProhibits the use of toll collection facilities to toll collection only and not for issuing any other motor vehicle violation.
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2018-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8209IntroHouse Resolution Thanking And Congratulating The Honorable Donald J. Trump For His Role In Securing The Release Of Three American Detainees From North Korea
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2018-05-17
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7489IntroProvides a ten (10) year phase out to the personal property tax.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7488IntroProhibits the state commerce corporation, without express general assembly approval, providing any grants or loans of any kind that exceed five million dollars ($5,000,000).
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7485IntroRequires the Rhode Island commerce corporation to submit quarterly financial reports.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7834IntroProhibits certain affordable housing programs with requirements that exceed those set forth in the general laws of the state from being included in the statewide planning program.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7936IntroRequires cities and towns to place funds generated from automated school-zone-speed-enforcement systems in a state operated restricted receipt account for school safety programs.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8129IntroProvides specific language for signs posted at establishments notifying people of contact information to national human trafficking resource center and deletes provision enabling department of labor and training to impose fines for failure to post si...
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2018-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7055IntroIncreases the total aggregate amount of tax credits for a business entity not to exceed $5,000,000 in fiscal year 2019.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7207IntroProvides that corporations with less than fifty (50) employees shall not be subject to the four hundred dollar ($400) minimum corporate tax.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7487IntroProvides, for the tax year 2017 and thereafter, that any tax overpayment would be refunded with interest calculated at twelve percent (12%) compounded daily if not received by the thirtieth day of June in the subsequent year.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7626IntroProvides that when calculating an individual's federal adjusted gross income for state tax purposes, there shall be subtracted therefrom an amount up to $15,000 of taxable individual and SEP retirement account and 401k plan income.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7209IntroProhibits legislative grants awarded by the general assembly through the state budget.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7208IntroProvides that legislative grants be awarded by senators and representatives in equal prorated shares, one half (1/2) in each chamber.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7349IntroEstablishes the office of inspector general as an independent administrative agency charged with the responsibility to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the expenditure of public funds.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7490IntroRequires that the governor submit a zero-based budget to the general assembly. The zero-based budget would be phased in over a five (5) year period.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7835IntroRequires general assembly approval for construction on or development of certain classes of state-owned properties.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7896IntroRequires all the money collected for various billed services, by each telecommunications provider be deposited in a restricted receipt account, not the general fund.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7174IntroExtends to the town of Coventry the provisions of § 44-7-10.2 relative to the non-issuance of building and demolition permits to applicants in arrears on taxes, liens, and assessments.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7206IntroAmends Coventry's sewer system enabling legislation to allow appropriations from town tax fund for wastewater system sewers/projects only after voter approval.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7662IntroAllows a local review board of a city or town to provide reasonable conditions and limitations on any low and moderate income housing project.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7836IntroAlters the definition of "affordable housing" to include housing that costs no more than thirty percent (30%) of gross household income for a household with income less than sixty percent (60%) of the median income for city or town.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7840IntroWaives fees for entrance to state parks for any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older who suffers from a disability as defined by the director of the department of environmental management.
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2018-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7839IntroExempts disabled persons, who have been issued a disability placard, from fees charged by park and recreation facilities owned and operated by the state.
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2018-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH8027IntroPrecludes the disability of a parent from serving as a basis for denial or restriction in matters involving a child's welfare, foster care, family law, guardianship and adoption without written findings by the family court.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8028IntroEnables fishermen aggrieved by confiscation of their gear and/or catch to retrieve their gear on posting a bond, and to be compensated if the violation if any, is found not to be significant or substantial.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7628IntroRequires all public utilities regulated by the PUC to file a rate request for a decrease in their base rates to reflect any federal tax savings as a result of the enactment of federal tax legislation commencing May 1, 2019, and every May 1 thereafter...
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2018-04-24
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7755IntroProvides for issuance of search warrants on probable cause for electronic communication service providers with customers in Rhode Island.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7756IntroComprehensively regulates the use of unmanned aerial vehicles and the use of any information that they may generate.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7757IntroRequires the sealing of an application for a search warrant unless the court issuing the warrant issues an order granting relief from the seal.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7754IntroProhibits the use of a stingray cell-site simulator device by any law enforcement agency except upon application for its use and the granting of its order by the presiding justice of the superior court.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7574IntroGrants immunity from liability and suit to health care professionals, workers, and facilities providing volunteer services, and would also provide continuing education credits for such services.
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2018-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7770IntroQualifies mobile and manufactured homes as affordable housing when installed and affixed in mobile and manufactured home parks in groups of twenty (20) or more for a year or more.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7338IntroJoint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (majority Vote Requirement Through Instant Runoff Voting For General Officers And General Assembly Members' Election) (sets A ...
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2018-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7572IntroProhibits the state from requiring any form of the Federation of State Medical Boards' proprietary maintenance of licensure program.
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2018-04-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7571IntroEstablishes a process to license physicians by reciprocity to practice medicine in this state.
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2018-04-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7573IntroGrants reciprocity to physicians in other states and foreign jurisdictions upon submission of application/evidence meeting all requirements applicable to resident physicians to the board of medical licensure.
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2018-04-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7977IntroDirects the general treasurer of the state of Rhode Island to remit 5% of the monies received from suppliers of water to the town of Scituate.
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2018-04-04
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7370IntroRequires the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to adopt a course of study on the nation's founding and related documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Federalist Papers.
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2018-04-03
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7446IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The State Of Rhode Island Adopt A Mandatory Child Abuse/domestic Violence And Animal Abuse Cross Reporting System
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
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