Rhode Island Senator William Conley [D]

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RIS2926IntroImposes a moratorium on non-essential evictions/mortgage foreclosures during a state of emergency declared by the governor relating to residential property and establishes an eviction diversion program to resolve landlord-tenant eviction disputes.
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2020-08-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2658IntroRequires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2849PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $3,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the repaving of streets.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2850PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, and notes to finance design, construction, reconstruction and repair of sidewalks including, drainage and landscaping.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2851PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, and notes to finance the planning, evaluation, design, construction, equipping and reconstruction of the sewer and sanitation system.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2852PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $4,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes for the renovation, construction, reconstruction and equipping of public recreation facilities of indebtedness to finance and all costs related thereto...
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2847PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the improvement and replacement of road safety improvements and traffic control devices.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2848PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $4,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public buildings.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2868PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of the Heritage Harbor Foundation located at 1445 Wampanoag Trail, Suites 103 and 201 within the city of East Providence.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2136PassRepeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a more comprehensive parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.
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2020-07-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2209IntroExempts from taxation real property acquired or leased by a railroad entity used in the boarding or disembarking of railroad passengers or supporting passenger railroad operations and services.
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2020-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2337IntroEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2860PassAllows Kieran Wilder to join Jennifer Lynn Hellmuth and Andrew Stephen Cormier in marriage on or about September 5, 2020, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2864PassAllows city/town/fire district to continue operations in state/local emergency when financial budget process is interrupted and to conduct virtual meetings during emergencies retroactive to March 9, 2020.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2363IntroRepeals the sunset provision of chapter 33.6 of title 44 which grants tax credits to individuals or companies redeveloping historic structures.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2872PassSenate Resolution Celebrating March 25, 2020, As The 199th Anniversary Of Greek Independence Day
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2020-06-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2873PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May 19th Of 2020 As "greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2133PassAllows James R. Boyd, Jr., to join Alyssa Lynn LaValley and Andrew James Fleming in marriage on or about July 25, 2020, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-03-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2071IntroAuthorizes tax assessors to use the last revaluation as the assessed valuation.
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2020-03-12
Committee heard
RIS2444IntroAdds the Judiciary's Indirect Cost Recovery/Supreme Court, Victims' Rights Information, RI Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel and Small Claims Mediation accounts to the list of restricted receipt accounts which are not subject to indirect cost recove...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2472IntroProhibits 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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2020-03-12
Committee heard
RIS2801IntroAdds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2773IntroCreate the electronic book licenses to libraries act which requires a publisher who offers to license electronic books and digital audiobooks to the public shall offer to license such books to libraries in the state on reasonable terms.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2795IntroRequires electronic filing of returns and remittance of payments for certain larger business registrants.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2793IntroSenate Resolution Protecting And Ensuring Farmland Preservation
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2020-03-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2806IntroRequires municipalities to tax renewable energy resources as tangible property without affecting the real property on which it is located. Excepts farmland, which shall be reassessed at the predated farmland classification.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2776IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Governor To Designate A State-wide Broadband Coordinator And Establish A Rhode Island Broadband Advisory Council
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2796IntroProvides that any operational surplus of the Rhode Island resource recovery corporation shall be automatically transferred, on an annual basis, to a restricted receipt account for the sole purpose of waste management infrastructure.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2239IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to study and report to the general assembly the impact of using Medicaid funds for treatment of chronically homeless individuals.
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2020-03-12
Committee recommends passage
RIS2803IntroIncreases the maximum small state purchase from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction projects and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other small purchases.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2830IntroMakes numerous changes to the merit system.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2109IntroAllows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from thirty to sixty mega watts.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2103IntroRequires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.
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2020-03-11
Placed on Senate Calendar
RIS2176IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen without a physician's note or prescription, if the product is regulated by the FDA for over-the-counter use.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2404IntroSets forth standards ensuring full compliance with non-renewable energy standards by 2030, commencing in compliance year 2021.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2707IntroRequires employers with 5 or more persons with developmental disabilities to pay employees no less than $15.00/hr and to have state and general revenue/federal funds appropriated to BHDDH programs to adjust minimum wage increase.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2241IntroAdopts the interstate compact to award prizes for curing diseases.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2465IntroEstablishes Children's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide finance assistance to families for medical expenses not covered by state or federal programs or insurance contract.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2374IntroReduces the usury rate to twelve percent (12%).
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2147PassIncreases the minimum wage gradually up to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour by the year 2024.
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2020-03-10
Signed by Governor
RIS2166IntroPrevents the consideration of an applicant's credit history in determining automobile insurance rates.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2049IntroIncreases the state earned-income credit as of January 1, 2021, to eighteen percent (18%) of the federal earned-income credit, not to exceed the amount of state income tax.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2324IntroAllows for modification of drug coverage pursuant to a health benefit plan as long as the modification occurs at the time of renewal, is effective among all health benefit plans which are at least substantially identical, and written notice is provid...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2425IntroAmends the Deceptive Trade Practices Act to clarify the law's exemptions/enables individuals subject to unfair or deceptive acts and practices to recover increased damages/permits attorney general to seek civil penalties for initial violations of law...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2726PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of William Stringfellow
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2764PassSenate Resolution Honoring Sandra Lake For Her Myriad Accomplishments
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2322IntroLimits health insurance carriers that provide coverage for prescription insulin drugs used to treat diabetes to fifty ($50) dollars copayment for a thirty (30) day supply of medically necessary insulin.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2364IntroRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for the tax years 2020 and beyond.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2099IntroJoint 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 Thirteen (13) Member Commission To Study The Possibility Of Transition...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2346IntroProvides that the NBC may not exercise its power to acquire land within the East Providence Waterfront Special Development District, without approval by the East Providence Waterfront Commission and from the mayor of East Providence.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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