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Current trends in Rhode Island legislation over the last 72 hours as measured by public interest and activity.

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#1H5171IntroducedIncreases the exemption for the motor vehicle excise tax from five hundred dollars ($500) to six thousand dollars ($6,000) commencing on fiscal year 2018.
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2017-01-19
#2H5176IntroducedAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.
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2017-01-19
#3H5169IntroducedEstablishes "The Get On Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program" in Rhode Island, to assist recent college and university graduates in the repayment of their student loans, by providing a grace period for the first 2 years after graduation.
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2017-01-19
#4S0091IntroducedRequires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections no later than fifty (50) days prior to the general election.
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2017-01-19
#5H5180IntroducedAllows the Honorable Joseph J. Solomon, Jr., to join Francesca M. Black and Justin Michael Port in marriage on or about June 10, 2017, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
#6H5151IntroducedRequires all school buses be equipped with ignition interlock systems.
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2017-01-19
#7S0032IntroducedRequires the state to reimburse Central Coventry Fire District for all costs associated with compliance with Pub L. 2014, ch. 31, which brought all fire districts in the state within the purview of the state laws on budget commissions.
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2017-01-18
#8S0076IntroducedPermits trust settlor to provide for trust advisor/trust protector to direct actions of trustee and establishes their legal responsibilities applying to all past/future trusts.
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2017-01-18
#9H5183IntroducedProvides that prisoners who were sentenced as adults for offenses committed prior to age eighteen would be eligible for parole after fifteen years.
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2017-01-19
#10H5147IntroducedValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the city of East Providence, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the city of East Providence on November 8, 2016.
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2017-01-20
#11S0018EngrossedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Kci Technologies, Inc.
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2017-01-19
#12H5182IntroducedProhibits the use of a non-hands-free personal wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle, except for public safety personnel or in an emergency situation, and would provide for monetary fines for violations.
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2017-01-19
#13S0019PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Tassoni Family On The Passing Of Bruno Tassoni, Jr.
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2017-01-19
Senate read and passed
#14H5184IntroducedRenders privileged all communications engaged in by interpreters of the state office of interpreters, while acting in their official capacity.
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2017-01-19
#15H5158IntroducedProhibits abortions solely as a means of sex selection.
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2017-01-19
#16H5172IntroducedCreates a special Rhode Island Peace Corps Volunteers license plate.
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2017-01-19
#17H5041IntroducedCodifies into law Carcieri's "Illegal Immigration Control Order" which would require the DOA to order the dept to utilize the E-Verify progress to verify the employment eligibility of new hires & businesses doing business for the department.
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2017-01-06
#18S0062IntroducedAllows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Annmarie Pedro and Steven Matthew Carson in marriage on or about March 24, 2018, within the Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
#19H5177IntroducedRequires the department of elementary and secondary education to consider incorporating substance abuse education into the health education curriculum.
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2017-01-19
#20H5179IntroducedProvides that no pregnant applicant for medical insurance coverage be denied coverage due to her pregnancy.
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2017-01-19
#21S0059IntroducedAllows the Honorable Frank S. Lombardi to join Jeffrey Ryan Beliveau and Alyssa Fioravanti in marriage on or about February 4, 2017, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
#22H5162IntroducedProvides that when the governor declares a state of emergency requiring the closing of schools, the lost day would not be made up at the end of the school year.
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2017-01-19
#23S0090PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Rose M. Lavoie
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2017-01-19
Senate read and passed
#24H5167PassedHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For A Plan And The Design Of A Beirut Memorial To Be Located At The Rhode Island State House (extends The Reporting ...
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2017-01-19
House read and passed
#25H5150IntroducedProvides exceptions to the texting while driving prohibition.
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2017-01-19
#26S0085IntroducedCreates a veteran's preference in the issuance of state contracts.
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2017-01-18
#27S0044IntroducedClarifies depreciation with respect to the net book value of a company's tangible personal property, by providing that the accumulated depreciation reduction takes into account physical deterioration and functional and economic obsolescence
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2017-01-18
#28H5168PassedHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For The Design And Placement Of A Plaque To Honor All Rhode Island Women Who Are Veterans Of The United States Armed...
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2017-01-19
House read and passed
#29S0021IntroducedAddresses the potential for sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes by raising awareness of the symptoms ad requiring medical evaluations.
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2017-01-18
#30H5181IntroducedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (governor And Lieutenant Governor To Appear Jointly On The Ballot) (amends The Constitution So That In The Year 2022 And Th...
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2017-01-20
#31H5170IntroducedRequires active duty military personnel receive daycare services for their dependents at state expense.
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2017-01-19
#32H5156IntroducedPermits the possession of a stun-gun under the same license conditions which apply to possession of a pistol.
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2017-01-19
#33S0025IntroducedPermits fishing in trout waters at any time of year without seasonal restriction.
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2017-01-18
#34H5145PassedHouse Resolution Extending Condolences
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2017-01-18
House read and passed
#35H5174IntroducedProvides that the preservation of freshwater lakes, streams, and ponds would be carried out by the fish and wildlife division of DEM.
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2017-01-19
#36H5046IntroducedRequires mandatory training standards for police officers and trainees, in identifying, responding, and handling all incidents involving any person with a developmental disability.
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2017-01-06
#37H5107IntroducedCommencing on January 1, 2018, require that all developmental disabilities organizations that employ five (5) employees or more and who are reimbursed for such services by the state, to pay their employees at least fifteen ($15.00) dollars per hour.
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2017-01-20
#38H5117IntroducedMakes various changes to the sentencing and execution guidelines for purposes of criminal procedure and would add new conditions of criminal probation.
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2017-01-13
#39H5178IntroducedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of The Impowerment Group
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2017-01-19
#40H5155IntroducedCriminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than ten (10) rounds.
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2017-01-19
#41S0049IntroducedRestricts some political contributions by state vendors and prohibits state vendors from making political contributions to candidates for the office responsible for awarding those state vendor contracts.
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2017-01-18
#42S0053IntroducedReduces the statutory interest on judgments for money in civil actions from 12% to 6%.
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2017-01-18
#43H5019IntroducedProvides a tax credit for community service hours provided by state residents to certain not for profit entities and municipal departments that are certified to issue credits for state community service volunteerism hours.
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2017-01-05
#44H5003PassedHouse Resolution Congratulating Hillary Rodham Clinton On Becoming The First Woman To Be Nominated For President By A Major Political Party In The United States
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2017-01-04
House read and passed
#45H5054PassedHouse Resolution Extending Condolences
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2017-01-10
House read and passed
#46H5076IntroducedEliminates all user fees for access to any state beach.
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2017-01-11
#47H5079PassedHouse Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Albert T. Klyberg
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2017-01-11
House read and passed
#48S0046IntroducedRequires written notice to certain plan purchasers of rule changes.
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2017-01-18
#49H5109IntroducedProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2017-01-13
#50H5098IntroducedExcludes preliminary drafts, notes, impressions, memoranda, working papers and work products involving research at state institutions of higher learning from the definition of a public record.
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2017-01-20
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