Rhode Island Representative Stephen Casey [D]

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RIH8319Intro
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GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES, AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS -- ALBERT P. VALLIERE BIKE PATH - Names the portion of the Blackstone River Bike path within the city of Woonsocket the Albert...
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2024-05-30
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7467Intro
25%
HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE - Directs the governor to select a day and annually order the lowering of flags to half-mast on any state buildings to honor the passing of first responders.
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2024-05-29
Committee recommends passage
RIH7570Engross
50%
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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2024-05-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7732Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- OFFICE OF STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS - Includes among the responsibilities of the office of state medical examiners, to provide a multidisciplinary team review of suicide deaths with a goal of reducing its prevalence by examining tr...
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2024-05-29
To Senate Health and Human Services 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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2024-05-28
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
RIH7798Intro
25%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- STALKING - Makes it a misdemeanor to harass another person by following them and using an electronic device to record their movements in any public or private place.
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2024-05-28
Committee recommends passage
RIH7894Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- INTERLOCAL CONTRACTING AND JOINT ENTERPRISE - Removes the attorney general's oversight of interlocal agreements.
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2024-05-28
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
RIH7383Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Increases the minimum veterans' exemption from one thousand dollars ($1,000) to six thousand dollars ($6,000) with respect to municipal taxes.
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2024-05-24
[Hearing: May 30]

Proposed Substitute
RIH7758Intro
25%
PUBLIC RECORDS -- ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS - Amends the definition of public record to exempt from public disclosure the city or town of residence of the justices, judges, and magistrates of the unified judicial system.
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2024-05-24
Placed on House Calendar (05/30/2024)
RIH8301PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The North Smithfield High School Team On Winning The 2024 "we The People" State Competition
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2024-05-22
House read and passed
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
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
RIH7399Intro
25%
TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Creates a sales tax holiday on August 10 and 11, 2024.
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2024-05-14
To House Finance Committee
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
RIH8237Intro
25%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- NURSE ANESTHETISTS - Establishes that the elective and/or independent administration of propofol and all FDA classified general anesthetics, for any surgery or procedure is not within the "scope of practice" of nurse pra...
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2024-05-14
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7435Engross
50%
INSURANCE -- PET INSURANCE ACT - Enacts a chapter to regulate pet insurance.
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2024-05-13
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7773Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $1,380,000 To The Rhode Island State Police For The Operation Of A State Police Recruit Training Academy (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $1,380,000 To The Rhode Island State...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7916Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Adds department of corrections' correctional officers to the list of public safety employees that are entitled to their full salary if t...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8005Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $60,000 To The Rhode Island Fire Academy (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $60,000 To The Rhode Island Fire Academy For Training To Extinguish Small To Large Lithium Battery F...
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2024-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH8249PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The Week Of May 6th Through May 12th Of 2024, As "national Nurses Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-07
House read and passed
RIH8241Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Requires DCYF to establish segregated savings account for foster care child receiving SS, SSI, veterans benefits or railroad retirement benefits to manage the accounts and k...
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2024-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7489Intro
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TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX - Reduces the corporate minimum tax to three hundred fifty dollars ($350).
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2024-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7928Intro
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TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX - Repeals the corporation minimum tax.
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2024-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7929Intro
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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
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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
RIH8229PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2024, To Be "motorcycle Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island, And Joyously Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Rhode Island Motorcycle Association
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2024-05-02
House read and passed
RIH7494Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE - Provides that services provided by graduate student interns who work under a supervisory protocol would be eligible to be paid from Medicaid reimbursement.
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2024-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7897Intro
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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
RIH8225Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- DRIVER PRIVILEGE CARDS AND PERMITS - Prohibits driver privilege cards and state identification cards from containing any bar codes on the card that can be scanned and used for voting purposes.
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2024-05-01
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7497Intro
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EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND PREKINDERGARTEN EDUCATION ACT - Establishes guidelines for the continued implementation and expansion of high quality public prekindergarten education programs in the state.
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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
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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
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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
RIH8156Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE - Provides any person charged with an offense for which bail may be denied that there is a presumption of dangerousness to the community and a risk of flight unless that presumption is rebutted by the defen...
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2024-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8175Intro
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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
RIH8187PassHouse Resolution Honoring Robert L. G. Batchelor, Cpa, On The Occasion Of His Retirement
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2024-04-23
House read and passed
RIH8158Intro
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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
RIH7468Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES - Exempts the Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Inc. from payment of certain vehicles registration fees.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
RIH7948Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Provides amendments to the requirements of the inclusionary zoning law for affordable housing development.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8159Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- PUBLIC BUILDINGS - Authorizes and funds the painting of a portrait of the president of the senate and former presidents of the senate who may be living to be hung in the state house.
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2024-04-10
To House State Government & Elections 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)
RIH7478Intro
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TAXATION -- RHODE ISLAND NEW QUALIFIED JOBS INCENTIVE ACT 2015 - Provides that a business unable to meet its first year employment level under the qualified jobs tax credit program established by chapter 48.3 of title 44 would not lose eligibility fo...
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2024-04-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8009Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- ORGAN-DONATION LEAVE ACT - Provides for paid leave for a state employee who donates an organ. The duration of the leave is dependent on the type of donation and notice should be provided to the employer at least thirt...
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2024-04-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7836Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING RESTRICTIONS - Penalizes as a misdemeanor for the first two offenses and a felony for any third or subsequent offense for obstructing the free, convenient, and normal use of any municipal, s...
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8136PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming April Of 2024, To Be "alcohol Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-04
House read and passed
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
RIH7714Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTORIZED BICYCLES - Requires helmets be worn by all riders, regardless of age, while operating or riding any electric bicycle or electric motorized bicycle.
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2024-04-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7839Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RETIREMENT OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES - Authorizes retired police officers and firefighters to earn income in addition to their earnable compensation; provided that, the amount would not exceed 5 times the rate of earnable compensatio...
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2024-04-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
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