Rhode Island Senator Walter Felag [D]

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RIS0194IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Evaluate Rhode Island's Electric And Natural Gas Transmission And Distribution System Infrastructure (creates A 22 Member Commission To Study And Evaluate Rhode Island's Electric...
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2019-06-17
[Hearing: Jun 18]
Proposed Substitute
RIS0134EngrossProvides that the non-resident withholding requirement for a corporation that sells real estate be consistent with the seven percent (7%) corporate income tax rate.
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2019-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Finance Committee
RIS0585EngrossRequires road and bridge contractors for the department of transportation to furnish a bond equal to at least 50% of the contract price on contracts in excess of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000).
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2019-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Finance Committee
RIS0027IntroRepeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0054EngrossAdds urns and shrouds, prayer cards and other items customarily sold or provided by a funeral director to those funeral items which are already exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0458IntroDefines service contracts and clarifies that consumer service contracts are not insurance and not otherwise subject to the insurance code.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0527IntroProvides that Class F and F-1 liquor licenses may be issued to corporations, LLCs, and political organizations.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To House Small Business Committee
RIS0675EngrossJoint Resolution Relating To Debt Management Act (authorizes Approval Of $50,000,000 Rhode Island Turnpike And Bridge Authority Revenue Bonds Secured By Toll, Transfers Of Motor Fuel Taxes And Other Revenues To Provide Funds To Maintain And Improve C...
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0866IntroEstablishes testing requirements for initial certification of new teachers on or after July 1, 2021.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0889EngrossRequires retail establishments to accept cash in payment for goods and services excluding online purchases.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0898EngrossAllows private corporation, Children’s Grove, to convey its open space and recreational property to nonprofit third parties or a municipal corporation; provided that, such property shall be held and maintained for public recreation and open space.
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIS0437IntroSets the minimum hourly wages for employees of developmental disabilities organizations who have developmental disabilities at thirteen dollars and seventy seven cents ($13.77) with an increase to fifteen dollars ($15.00) commencing on July 1, 2020.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0561IntroSets forth the proportional distribution of revenue from tax payments received after July 1, 2019, from the hotel tax.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0078EngrossAllows a person to make satisfactory arrangements for the payment of motor vehicle fines or costs, and would permit a person to request an ability to pay hearing before a license is suspended for failure to pay such fines or costs.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance Committee
RIS0367PassSenate Resolution Recognizing And Supporting The "know Before You Fly" Campaign As An Official Source Of Safety Education For Prospective And Active Operators Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems In Rhode Island
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2019-06-12
Senate read and passed
RIS0074IntroEnacts a ten (10) year statute of limitations on any assessment of tax due and payable or commencement of any collection action for any tax due and payable by the tax administrator for certain taxes.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0964PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating And Commemorating Pride Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-11
Senate read and passed
RIS0048IntroEstablishes personal income tax credit for persons incurring expenses caring for relative requiring assistance with daily living activities certified by a licensed physician for tax years from/after 12/31/19.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0567IntroExempts from the sales and use taxes tangible personal property donated for a charitable purpose to nonprofit organization deemed tax-exempt by both the federal government, this state or any state government of the United States of America.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0825IntroAllows state employees the ability to make an after tax contribution to a qualified Roth contribution program as a part of a deferred compensation plan.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0956PassSenate Resolution Memorializing And Commemorating The 75th Anniversary Of The D-day Landings In Normandy, France, And The Eventual Liberation Of Europe
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2019-06-06
Senate read and passed
RIS0044IntroRedefines extraordinary costs associated with the education of special education students to be costs that are above the core foundation amount.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0117IntroAmends the provisions of the Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0233EngrossExempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2019-06-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0950IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $300,000 To The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation For Allocation To The Defense Economy Community Reinvestment Program
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2019-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0925PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Thanking Louis J. Spremulli For His Nearly Thirty Years Of Devoted And Exemplary Service To The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0923PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Molly Andrade On Being Named "miss Rhode Island 2019"
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2019-05-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0197IntroAmends certain sections of the education law to reference the new council on elementary and secondary education, and would make provisions to allow for certification as teachers, military personnel, and their spouses who are certified in another stat...
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2019-05-29
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0895IntroProvides that pharmacists shall disclose lesser price drug substitutions unless directed otherwise by the doctor. Exempts pharmacists automatically charging the lowest available price.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0915PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of The Founding Of The Rhode Island Nursery And Landscape Association
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2019-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0917PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 150th Anniversary Of The Annual Memorial Day Parade In South Kingstown
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2019-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0882PassSenate Resolution Recognizing And Supporting The "choosing Wisely Campaign" On May 21, 2019, And Declaring The State Of Rhode Island To Be A "choosing Wisely State"
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2019-05-22
Senate read and passed
RIS0055EngrossEstablishes small business development fund to encourage formation of private capital investment in underserved small businesses with annual report and termination after 6 years.
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2019-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS0876PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Colonel Daniel J. Barzykowski On Being Named The Police Chief Of The Central Falls Police Department
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2019-05-15
Senate read and passed
RIS0064IntroExempts reusable bags not including paper/plastic bags from state sales tax.
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2019-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0280IntroExpands eligibility for elderly services assistance to persons under age 65 suffering from physician confirmed Alzheimer's disease related dementia with income not to exceed 250% of federal poverty level.
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2019-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0438IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $185,000 To The Division Of Elderly Affairs In The Department Of Human Services To Fund Elder Respite Services (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $185,000 To The Division Of Elderly Affairs In The ...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0873PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 12 Through May 18, 2019, To Be "senior Corps Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-14
Senate read and passed
RIS0147IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant which allows eligible homeowners and renters to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards.
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2019-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIS0178EngrossAuthorizes state higher education institutions to waive application and transcript fees for veterans.
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2019-05-09
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0151EngrossAmends the definition of "disabled", for the purposes of property tax relief, to include veterans who earn less than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) annually and who receive disability benefits.
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2019-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIS0613IntroAmends the provisions for prompt payment of monies owed by the department of administration to their contractors or subcontractors.
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2019-05-01
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0620EngrossClarifies the number of ounces a manufacturer of malt beverages is allowed to sell on their premises as twenty-four (24) twelve ounce (12 oz.) bottles or cans, or twenty-four (24) sixteen ounce (16 oz.) bottles or cans.
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2019-05-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0841PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Central Falls Police Chief Colonel James J. Mendonca On Being Named The New Chief Of Police And Director Of Safety And Security At Rhode Island College And Thanking Him For His Twenty-eight Years Of Distinguished Serv...
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2019-05-01
Senate read and passed
RIS0073IntroRequires the tax administrator to commence any action for collection of personal income tax due and payable within ten (10) years of April 15 of the year the tax return was or would have been filed.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0129IntroProvides for tax years on or after 1/1/2020 a taxpayer entitled to federal earned-income credit increase from 15% to 18% as a state- earned income credit not to exceed the amount of state income tax.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0599IntroAmends the lien and notice procedures for facility operators of dry dock facilities.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0165IntroExtends the immunity from liability for ordinary negligence to any person who uses an automated external defibrillator or performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a person in need thereof.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0449IntroAuthorizes the town of Warren to enact ordinances for the purpose of regulating the sale of tobacco, flavored tobacco products, electronic vaporizer devices and liquids used in electronic vapor devices.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0809PassSenate Resolution Commemorating May Of 2019 As "mental Health Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-04-25
Senate read and passed
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