Rhode Island Senator William Conley [D]

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RIS2146IntroIncreases marital estate deduction if proper election made by decedent spouse's estate allowing decedent to transfer unused portion of estate tax exemption to spouse.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2147IntroPermits settlor of trust to provide for person other than trustees to direct trustee's actions/clearly establishes legal responsibilities of trust advisors/protectors.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2318PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission To Reexamine All Recently Approved Utility Rate Increases From Which Investor-owned Electric Distribution Or Natural Gas Distribution Companies Will Realize Tax Sa...
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2018-02-15
Senate read and passed
RIS2253IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Possibility Of Transitioning The State Of Rhode Island To The Establishment Of A Biennial Budget (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study Of The Possibility Of Transitioning The ...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2249IntroCreates a special registration plate for holders of the Eagle Scout badge. The forty dollar ($40.00) surcharge for the plates shall be divided between the general fund and the Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
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2018-02-14
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2269IntroRepeals the provision declaring prisoners serving a life sentence civilly dead.
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2018-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2033IntroExpands and clarifies what constitutes disability entitling disabled veterans to the waiver of motor vehicle registration fees.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2257IntroMakes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of labor and training.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2312PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming February 26 Through March 4, 2018, As "eating Disorders Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-02-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2078IntroCreates ombudsperson program for developmental disabilities attached to department of administration with ombudsperson selected by committee named by governor to advocate on behalf of affected adults.
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2018-02-06
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2184IntroProvides that the department of education, in consultation with a workgroup composed of various stakeholders, develop a funding formula for school districts sending students to career and technical programs outside the district
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2018-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2307IntroRequires the registration, certification, and regulation of those individuals who provide personal care assistant services to a consumer.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2216IntroAllows for a credit equal to the amount contributed by a taxpayer for the taxable year to the Rhode Island Ocean State Fund, which is created in the general fund to accept monetary contributions for exclusively public purposes.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2213IntroChanges the sunset provision of the Rhode Island New Qualified Jobs Incentive Act 2015 from December 31, 2018 to January 1, 2018.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2175IntroChanges the definition of a net-metering financing arrangement and changes the crediting of net-metered accounts.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2300IntroCreates a new chapter and make several amendments to existing statutes providing for penalties for crimes against the public trust.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2217IntroRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for the tax years 2019 and beyond.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2295IntroCodifies the public corruption and white-collar crime unit within the department of attorney general.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2192IntroEstablishes the "Start-Up Rhode Island Act" to allow for the establishment of certain tax free zones in the state.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2195IntroIncreases the income range and the maximum credit amount for the property tax relief extended to elderly and/or disabled persons.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2230IntroRestores provisions of chapter 16.2 of title 23 as well as all of chapter 16.3 of title 23, which were repealed or deleted in the 2015 Budget Act, relating to definitions, licensing, and the operation of medical laboratories.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2203IntroSubtracts state tax refunds, paid to an individual in the previous year, from federal adjusted gross income, for purposes of the state income tax for tax years beginning January 1, 2019.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2294IntroAmends the election laws concerning state or municipal vendors who are disqualified from making political contributions due to their business dealings with the state.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2221IntroProvides school housing aid for certain projects approved by the state including funding for payment of interest on certain bonds and leases.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2292IntroMakes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.
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2018-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2121IntroRequires little cigars tax be imposed in the same manner as cigarette tax with twenty-five percent (25%) of revenue applied to smoking cessation programs and that little cigars be sold in packs of twenty (20) or more.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2125IntroRemoves some of the restrictions on post-retirement re-employment of public employees.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2141IntroEntitles criminal defendants charged with enumerated serious criminal offenses to a bail hearing within four (4) calendar days of initial court appearance.
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2018-01-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2101IntroRedefines "first-time offender" and would permit individuals with a record of up to two (2) misdemeanor convictions to be eligible for expungement.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2099IntroRequires duly admitted members of the bar of this state to acquire and maintain malpractice insurance in the minimum amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000).
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2018-01-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2065IntroEnacts a ten (10) year limitations statute on collection actions for any due and payable sales and use estate personal income business corporation tax effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2057IntroRequires 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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2018-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2073IntroProvides that applicants for historic tax credits shall have ninety (90) days after the date of the commission's written determination certifying the rehabilitation to pay the required three percent (3%) non-refundable fee to the division of taxation...
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2018-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2102IntroRequires a landlord to produce proof of at least $100,000 general liability policy for persons injured on premises due to landlord's negligence before proceeding with eviction action.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2066IntroProvides that 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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2018-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2050IntroRefines the law on guidelines for concussions at school and youth programs so that an adult trained in recognizing the symptoms of a concussion is required to be present during all events.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2068IntroCreates micro zones in distressed areas to stimulate economic revitalization/employment opportunities/business development through redevelopment of abandoned industrial/commercial structures.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2100IntroProvides that houses, condominiums, or other residential dwelling units, regardless of the number of rooms, which are used and/or advertised for rent for occupancy would be exempt from the state sales or hotel tax.
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2018-01-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2002EngrossPermits redevelopment agencies to finance the construction of projects for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, institutional, public, or other purposes contemplated by a redevelopment plan.
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2018-01-17
To House Finance Committee
RIS2001EngrossJoint Resolution Authorizing The State To Enter Into Financing Lease And Payment Agreements In Connection With The Construction Of A Ballpark In The City Of Pawtucket
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2018-01-17
To House Finance Committee
RIS2027IntroPossession, transportation, manufacture or sale of bump stock is punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and/or $15,000 fine.
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2018-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2005PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Joseph V. Comiskey
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2018-01-10
Senate read and passed
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