Rhode Island Representative Thomas Winfield [D]

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RIH7778PassExempts vehicle owners by a rental company from provisions permitted to the DMV to refuse registration for failure to pay fines including interest, penalties, or other monetary amount.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8154PassAuthorizes the town of Smithfield to issue not more than $4,500,000 bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the acquisition, construction, building, furnishing and equipping of a new fire station in the town.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8153PassAuthorizes the town of Smithfield to issue not more than $45,000,000 bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration and repair, furnishing and equipping of schools and school faciliti...
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7190PassProvides that sealers of weights and measures appointed by the cities and towns receive the same fees as charged by state sealers who perform the same inspecting/testing services.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7324PassDirects the department of administration to add the names of Rhode Island residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, to be added to the 9/11 Memorial located in the state house.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7414PassRequires educational institutions using dogs or cats for medical research to make animals no longer useful for research available for adoption.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7426PassPermits the substitution by a developer of sprinklers in new developments instead of cisterns or water reservoirs for fire suppression, if allowed by ordinance.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7641PassProhibits the sale of dogs under 8 weeks of age unless approval for sale in writing from a licensed Rhode Island veterinarian with violations subject to imprisonment not to exceed 12 months or $1,000, or both. Pounds and shelters are exempt.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7782PassProvides that jurisdiction of all use of agricultural and vegetable seeds is vested exclusively in the director of the department of environmental management.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8117PassRequires tax administrator to send written notice to persons failing to file tax returns/pay taxes informing them they will be prevented from renewing operator license/vehicle registration and procedures to contest determination.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7612IntroProhibits misrepresentation of an animal as a service animal. RI Commission for human rights to provide decals/signs and information to businesses. Penalty of $500 and/or 30 hours community service for violation.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7420EngrossProhibits the rental, lease, or finance of any sale of a cat or dog, with exceptions for animals used for breeding, shows and work.
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2018-06-21
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH8182IntroLimits the maximum charge imposed by the Rhode Island airport corporation to three dollars ($3.00) per trip for transportation network company services.
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2018-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7522PassRequires the secretary of state to notify the appropriate elected official of a newly registered voter's most recent former place of residence, only if it is located outside of Rhode Island.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH7249EngrossEstablish a voluntary mutual consent sibling adoption registry where adult adopted children and adult siblings can identify each other.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7418IntroRequires emergency generators in any elderly housing complex consisting of more than five (5) residential units in one building sufficient to operate a refrigerator and at least one other electrical outlet in each unit.
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2018-06-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8098PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Blanken Realty Corporation
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2018-06-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8254IntroRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for prescription drugs and use step therapy protocols.
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2018-06-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8112PassAllows Stephen E. Cicilline to join Julie A. DeCesare and Stephen E. Cicilline, Jr., in marriage on or about June 15, 2018, within the City of Cranston, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8266PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The North Smithfield "we The People" Students And Team Teacher On Winning The 2018 Statewide Competition
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2018-05-31
House read and passed
RIH8265PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Jessica Daltorio, Kaylee Goyette, Jillian Hoppe, And Connor Mcmullin Of North Smithfield High School For Finishing In First Place In The National History Day Event Held At Rhode Island College On April 28, 2018
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2018-05-31
House read and passed
RIH8192IntroExtends DOT authority to lease airport property to 50 years. Increase to 9 the directors on the airport corporation board.
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2018-05-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7818IntroDirects profits from the state lottery into an education aid restricted receipt account to be disbursed as state aid to education.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7018IntroSubtracts from the federal adjusted gross income, income attributable to the recovery during the tax year of any amount deducted in any prior tax year for the purposes of the calculation of the state income tax.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7210IntroExempts the trade-in values of motorcycles from sales tax.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7275IntroExempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under eight thousand one hundred pounds (8,100 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use, from sales tax.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7343IntroClarifies that for purposes of its exemption from sales tax, a book would be of fiction or non-fiction.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7244IntroRequires the first inspection of any new vehicle within five (5) years from the date of purchase. If the vehicle is sold within five (5) years, the new owner must obtain an inspection sticker before the current sticker expires.
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2018-04-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH7619IntroProvides for the establishment of limited liability companies having one or more designated series of members, managers, limited liability company interests or assets.
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2018-04-24
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7523IntroExpands the definition of litter to include commercial signs placed on public property or telephone poles, and allows the authorities to remove such signs without risk of criminal penalties or civil suits.
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2018-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7964IntroProhibits medical licensure and discipline board/hospitals/health care insurers from denying a license/hospital privileges/network provider/equal reimbursement status to osteopaths lacking board certification.
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2018-04-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8069PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Defenders Of Animals, A Nonprofit Animal Advocacy Organization, On The Occasion Of Its 40th Anniversary
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2018-04-10
House read and passed
RIH7425IntroDisbands the Smithfield Land Trust and transfers all function and real estate held by the Smithfield Land Trust to the town of Smithfield and Smithfield town council.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7972IntroMirrors the Massachusetts general law relating to windshields and windows obscured by nontransparent materials to include signs, posters or stickers, in addition to window tint.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7544IntroAmends the computation formula relative to temporary disability insurance and adds siblings and caregivers to those workers eligible to receive temporary caregiver insurance.
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2018-03-29
To House Labor Committee
RIH7585IntroCreates a custody procedure for pets in divorce and separation proceedings based on the best interests of the animal.
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2018-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8008PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Isabella Garces For Winning 1st Place In The Middle School Division Of The Vfw's "patriot's Pen" Essay Contest In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-03-28
House read and passed
RIH7476IntroProvides group health plan or insurers cover clinically appropriate residential services, including detoxification for treatment of mental health or substance-abuse disorders and the patient remain presumptively covered during the assessment review.
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2018-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7781IntroLimits damages to $100,000 in any tort action against the public transit authority, except by a special act, authorized by the general assembly.
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2018-03-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7784IntroRequires electric transmission and electric distribution companies to conduct periodic equipment inspections. Such companies are required to submit a periodic report to the public utilities division regarding the status of such inspections.
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2018-03-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7998IntroRequires that any altered roadway be restored to the same or better condition than that which existed prior to the alteration.
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2018-03-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH7817IntroRequires state, municipal, and quasi-public departments to provide protection of information systems that they own.
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2018-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7820IntroExempts the portion of an automobile lease agreement relating to the reimbursement of the motor vehicle dealer/lessor for the assessment of excise tax by the state and/or the tangible personal property tax by any city or town commencing July 1, 2018.
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2018-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7821IntroExempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under eight thousand one hundred pounds (8,100 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use, from sales tax.
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2018-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7624IntroReduces the corporate minimum tax by twenty-five ($25.00) dollars.
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2018-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7238IntroAllows tow truck operators that under an existing contract with municipal or state police departments or are actively on duty to utilize residential zoning districts for operating their business.
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2018-02-13
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7580PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 100th Birthday Of Dr. John T. Mcbride On February 12th, 2018
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2018-02-13
House read and passed
RIH7240IntroRepeals the requirement that all businesses in Smithfield register and pay a business registration fee to the town.
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2018-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7241IntroRenames a portion of highway on Chopmist Hill Road from Route 44 in Chepachet to Route 6 in Scituate, now known a Hartford Pike, as the Gold Star Family Highway.
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2018-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7236IntroProvides guidelines for the delegation by licensed health care professionals of non-ablative laser or energy-based treatments to a properly-qualified delegate.
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2018-01-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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