Rhode Island Representative Teresa Tanzi [D]

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RIH8173Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Permits other residents of residential dwelling unit to extend term of rental agreement for 3 months after death of lessee, however it would not permit temporary tenant to permanent tenancy or rental ...
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2024-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7061Engross
50%
TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of the Johnnycake Center Realty Corporation, a domestic nonprofit corporation, located in South Kingstown.
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2024-04-11
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH7407Intro
25%
TAXATION -- ORGAN DONATION LEAVE TAX CREDIT - Provides tax credits to any private entity that gives paid time off to an employee who is an organ donor.
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2024-04-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH7433Intro
25%
INSURANCE -- MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE POLICIES - Amend the standards for issuing Medicare supplemental insurance policies.
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2024-04-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7542Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- INSPECTION OF MOTOR VEHICLES - Changes the inspection requirement for a new motor vehicle from two (2) years to five (5) years from the date of purchase.
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2024-04-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH7525Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT - Repeals 42-56-38.1 and requires the department of corrections to provide free communication services to inmates and juveniles held in residential placement or detention centers and requires tha...
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2024-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7586Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GENERALLY - Authorizes Providence canteen vehicles to be equipped with sirens, whistles or bells and would require operators of any canteen vehicle to receive 5 hours of training in the operation ...
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2024-04-11
House read and passed
RIH7720Intro
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INSURANCE -- PHARMACY FREEDOM OF CHOICE -- FAIR COMPETITION AND PRACTICES - Ensures that independent pharmacies are protected from pharmacy benefit discrimination toward non-affiliated pharmacies and helps protect consumers' ability to choose local, ...
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2024-04-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7716Intro
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INSURANCE -- HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT - Requires that healthcare entities and network plans, eff. 1/1/25, include provision in every contract with a provider of mental health/substance use disorders that rates paid pursuant...
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2024-04-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8056Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Prohibits insurance companies from paying a rate that is less than the approved Medicaid rate set by the executive office of health and human services.
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2024-04-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7590Intro
25%
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- 2024 BOND REFERENDA - Submits 2024 capital development program requesting the issuance of $100,000,000 in general obligation bonds to the voters for approval at the November 8, 2024, general election.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7684Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts urban and small farmers from sales taxes, real, tangible and personal property taxes and income taxes. It also defines urban and small farmers and urban farmland.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7674Intro
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TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Exempts new or used bicycles from sale and use tax.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7774Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $78,000,000 To The Rhode Island Transit Authority (ripta) (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $78,000,000 To The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.)
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7856Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- COMPOSTING AND ORGANIC WASTE DIVERSION - Establishes Compost Fund to award grants related to reducing the amount of solid waste generated in the state.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7918Intro
25%
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- 2024 BOND REFERENDA - Submits 2024 capital development program requesting the issuance of $25,000,000 in general obligation bonds to the voters for approval at the November 5, 2024, general election.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8003Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $10,000,000 To The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc) (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $10,000,000 To The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Coun...
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7995Intro
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TAXATION -- TAX CREDIT FOR FOOD DONATION - Provides a tax credit for food donations by qualified taxpayers to nonprofit organizations up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) per year.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8154Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- FAMILY COURT - Permits the family court to disclose criminal records of juvenile offenders to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for the purposes of background check conducted when an individual attemp...
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2024-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7361PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Commission To Make A Comprehensive Study And Provide Recommendations For Remedies To The Erosion Of Rhode Island Beaches (creates A 9 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations For Remedies To The Erosi...
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2024-04-09
House read and passed
RIH7613Engross
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EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS - Requires RIDE to develop type 1 diabetes informational materials for the parents and guardians of students that will be posted publicly on RIDE's website.
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2024-04-09
House read and passed
RIH8148Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL - Replaces the coastal resources management council with a state department of coastal resources and transfers all of the powers and duties between the two (2) authorities.
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2024-04-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH8150PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Richard P. Baccari
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2024-04-09
House read and passed
RIH7437Engross
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INCORPORATING THE RHODE ISLAND COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE - Reduces the number of commissioners on the board of commissioners to no less than fifteen and would add a d/b/a Serve RI designation after commissions name.
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2024-04-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7618Intro
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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- FORESTRY AND FOREST PARITY ACT - Creates a new motor vehicle registration for "forestry vehicles" also provides that forest product operations are permitted uses within all zoning districts of a municipality except where p...
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7642Intro
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DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN -- PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT - Prohibit the family court from detaining any juvenile or committing any juvenile, under the age of 14 years, to the training school, for any offense other than murder, first degree se...
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7728Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE FIRE SAFETY ACT - Mandates an entity that owns five hundred acres or more of land to have a forest plan with fire mitigation.
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7729Intro
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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- AGRICULTURE FUNCTIONS OF DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT - Provides a definition for "agricultural land" and removes the definition of "farmer" within the chapter on agricultural functions of the department of envir...
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2024-04-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7954Intro
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DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN -- PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT - Prohibits a peace officer, as defined in § 12-7-21, from employing threats, physical harm, deprivation, deception, coercion, or psychologically manipulative interrogation tactics dur...
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8093Intro
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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
RIH7328Engross
50%
ELECTIONS -- CONDUCT OF ELECTION AND VOTING EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES - Includes the general assembly elections within the category of elections subject to the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2024-04-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7471Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Amends several provisions relative to motorcycles and motor scooter license and educational requirements including deleting the learners permit requirement for motorcycles.
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2024-04-03
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH8102Intro
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EDUCATION -- SCHOOL EMERGENCY DRILLS ACT - Makes revisions to the number, timing, and procedures to be followed when schools grades K through 12 implement fire drills, evacuation drills, and crisis response drills, designed to protect the health and ...
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2024-04-03
To House Education Committee
RIH7713Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ELECTRIC BICYCLES - Defines 3 classes of electric bicycles, authorizes the DEM to determine allowable uses of electric bicycles at properties under the department's jurisdiction, allows Class 1 electric bicycles to legally...
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2024-04-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8007Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- TRANSFER OF VEHICLES - Allows temporary vehicle registration and plates issued to Rhode Island residents by another state to be valid; provided that, the plates and registration issued to an out-of-state resident by a Rhod...
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2024-04-02
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH8126PassHouse Resolution Commemorating April Of 2024, As "national Community Development Month" In The State Of Rhode Island And Celebrating The Important And Impactful Work Done On A Daily Basis By The Housing Network Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-02
House read and passed
RIH7688Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- TOURISM AND DEVELOPMENT - Redirects the distribution of the hotel tax money generated in the South County regional tourism district.
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2024-03-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7888Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE SCHOOL LIBRARIES ACT - Requires every public school in Rhode Island to have a school library or library media center in a permanent and dedicated space available to students in grades K-12 with a librarian available.
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2024-03-28
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7984Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 - Provides that mobile and manufactured homes be included as affordable housing under certain conditions.
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2024-03-28
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7996Intro
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TAXATION -- STATE TAX OFFICIALS - Reduces the interest rate on delinquent payments to the twelve percent (12%) per annum.
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2024-03-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7355Intro
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EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION - Prohibits colleges and universities from withholding a student's transcript due to the student failing to pay any expenses owed to the college or university but permits the withholding of a student's ...
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2024-03-27
To House Education Committee
RIH7532Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Allows individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee, for purposes of minimum wages law.
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2024-03-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH7647Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Requires landlords to list all mandatory fees when advertising any residential property for rent as well as on the first page of any lease. Prohibits a landlord from charging a convenience fee when th...
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7967Intro
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PROPERTY -- HOMELESS BILL OF RIGHTS - Updates the Homeless Bill of Rights to add rules governing the interaction with encampments and include the right to access clean and sanitary conditions.
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7957Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL TENANT'S RIGHT TO LEGAL REPRESENTATION ACT - Creates the division of civil representation within the department of housing and require civil representation by a Designated Legal Organization to provide legal representation to ...
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7960Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT -- JUST CAUSE EVICTIONS - Provides for just cause evictions for residential landlord tenancies.
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7962Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Recognizes tenants' unions and provides a procedure whereby the housing resources commission shall administer a hearing process for consolidated complaints filed by tenants' unions, pertaining to the ...
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7394Intro
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House Resolution Respectfully Calling For Publication And Affirmation Of The Equal Rights Amendment (requests That The President, Joseph R. Biden, Publish Without Delay The Equal Rights Amendment As Our Twenty-eighth Amendment To The Constitution Of ...
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2024-03-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7664Intro
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ELECTIONS -- NOMINATION OF PARTY AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES - Provides a process for local canvassing clerks to notify the state board of elections regarding patterns of forgery.
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2024-03-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7936Intro
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MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Provides that any disaster response worker shall, in the course of their duties, be considered a state employee under the provisions of chapters 29 through 38 of title 28 and under § 9-31-8 of t...
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2024-03-26
To House Corporations Committee
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