Rhode Island Senator Thomas Paolino [R]

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RIS0346EngrossAuthorizes the Exeter town sergeant or designees to conduct division of motor vehicles vehicle identifying number and odometer inspections.
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2021-06-20
[Hearing: Jun 23]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0041IntroRequires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the case load estimating conference.
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2021-06-18
[Hearing: Jun 22]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0609EngrossAllows jurors to donate their juror fees to the state. Any such donation would be deposited into the general fund.
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2021-06-18
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
RIS0955IntroAuthorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.
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2021-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0966IntroIncreases flat fee paid to Lincoln and Tiverton as host communities from $100,000 to $200,00 for FY 2022/2023 with rates of increase for FY 2024 and thereafter based on rate of increase in combined sports/online sports wagering revenue.
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2021-06-18
[Hearing: Jun 23]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0089EnrollSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Prohibits the use of a school district's listserv to distribute any political advertisement, invitation, and/or propaganda.
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2021-06-17
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0928PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Life Science Resource Partners International, Llc
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2021-06-17
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0096EngrossProhibits cities and towns from performing spot assessments that increase the assessment value of properties that have sold, except in accordance with their revaluation or update schedule.
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2021-06-16
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIS0952PassSenate Resolution Celebrating June 17, 2021, As "essential Worker Appreciation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-06-15
Senate read and passed
RIS0390EnrollIncorporates Oakland--Mapleville Number 4 Fire District.
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2021-06-10
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0948PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2021, As The "day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-06-08
Senate read and passed
RIS0349PassRequires the council on elementary and secondary education, in consultation with the RI department of education, to develop and approve statewide academic standards for the instruction of consumer education in public high schools no later than 12/31/...
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2021-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIS0608IntroSets the daily pay for election supervisors at fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour.
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2021-05-24
Committee continued
RIS0341IntroReduces the usury rate to twelve percent (12%).
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2021-05-20
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0598IntroRequires notification of the name and address of the deceased on a death certificate with the office of secretary of state and the chairperson of the board of canvassers for the purpose of removal from the rolls of registered voters.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0663IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- General Assembly To Review Regulations
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2021-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0600EngrossRaises the juror's fees for each day's attendance on the superior court from $15.00 per day to $25.00 per day commencing July 1, 2022, and increases to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2023, and thereafter.
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2021-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIS0840IntroCreates the Holocaust and genocide education commission.
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2021-05-12
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS0141IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Referendum On Line Item Veto (this Joint Resolution Would Provide For The Publishing And Submission To The Electors A Pr...
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2021-05-10
To Senate Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight Committee
RIS0254IntroLicense required for advanced recycling facilities. No licensing within two (2) miles residential zone, school, place of worship or waterway or wetlands, except this prohibition shall not apply to grandfathered operations.
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2021-05-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0452IntroRequires the state to pay the energy costs necessary to supply public street lighting if the local utility district fails to do so.
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2021-05-06
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0099IntroReduces the minimum corporate tax from four hundred dollars ($400) to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) for the year beginning on January 1, 2021, and would abolish the minimum tax for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2022.
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0382IntroProvides issuance of occupational licenses for military members and spouses stationed in Rhode Island.
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2021-05-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0482IntroProvides that volunteer health practitioners from other states be permitted to provide medical/veterinary services and have limited immunity and be treated as if state employees for workers' compensation purposes during period of declared emergency.
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2021-05-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0764IntroExcludes from income up to ten thousand two hundred dollars ($10,200) of unemployment compensation paid in tax year 2020 for any individual or married couple with an adjusted gross income less than one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000).
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0614IntroAuthorizes the division of motor vehicles to issue special license plates in recognition of "Choose Life."
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2021-04-28
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0846PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Edward J. Morgan
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2021-04-27
Senate read and passed
RIS0363PassAllows North Smithfield historic residence owners to become eligible for state historic residence tax credits.
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2021-04-23
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0255IntroLimits the governor to one thirty (30) day renewal of a declaration of emergency without a joint resolution of the general assembly.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0444IntroEstablishes a statewide limit of twelve percent (12%) per year on interest charged by cities and towns on delinquent taxes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0512IntroRequires that all meetings closed to the public be audio recorded by audio tape or other audio recording device.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0088IntroAllows teachers in all grades to provide the opportunity for students to observe a brief moment of silence on every September 11.
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2021-04-14
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0777IntroRequires gambling facilities to compensate municipality where facility located for police/fire details required by contract/law/regulation eff. 7/1/21
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2021-04-14
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0701IntroRequires that one third of all Rhode Island teachers, for the next three (3) years trained in the basic emergency and response skills curriculum ("BEARS"), specifically in hand-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich maneuver, and bleeding contr...
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2021-04-14
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0119IntroRequires the office of the attorney general to issue a report containing the total cases charged with a firearm in all Rhode Island courts and a list of cases charged with a firearm which have been disposed during the calendar year.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0176IntroAmends the definition of firearms to include tasers, as well as define taser and stun gun.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0191IntroProvides for a cause of action against an individual or entity that prohibits the possession of firearms on real property, except residences, by an individual that is authorized and licensed to carry a firearm.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0508IntroAllows an individual to lawfully possess a device that would silence the sound of a natural report of a rifle or shotgun to hunt game, as long as the host rifle or shotgun is allowed.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0456IntroCreates Rhode Island School Security Committee for school security.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0509IntroAllows reciprocal concealed carry permits from out of state to be valid in Rhode Island, which is either authorized by the attorney general or subject to other reciprocal restrictions.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0522IntroAmends various laws related to firearms.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0410IntroProhibits the state, municipalities, or courts from attempting to collect any motor vehicle violation fines or costs, after more than seven (7) years of the fine becoming final.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0404IntroCriminalizes and sets mandatory minimum sentences for the unlawful interference with traffic upon the federal and state highways of this state.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0403IntroExtends the "lookback" period for third and subsequent offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs under § 31-27-2 and for offenses related to failure or refusal to submit to chemical tests under §31-27-2.1 from 5 years to 10...
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0596IntroIncreases penalties for a variety of motor vehicle offenses.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0585IntroProvides that in determining local school aid, the state would annually provide each community no less than an amount equal to the aid given in the preceding fiscal year.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0790IntroAmends the composition of the joint committee on legislative services by adding the senate majority leader to the committee.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0571IntroRemoves funding requirement from department of elementary and secondary education.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0128EngrossRepeals the requirement that law enforcement officers issue only warnings of the risks to persons leaving a child under the age of seven (7) unattended in a motor vehicle.
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2021-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0455IntroEstablishes an education savings account program to assist and support the parents, guardians and caretakers of students with the materials, tutors, technology and other educational support for learning at-home or at any other remote-learning site.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
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