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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1S2846EngrossedAllows the city of Providence to exempt 11 Lowell Avenue, 187 Pocasset Avenue and 191 Pocasset Avenue from the provisions of § 3-7-19 which would prohibit the retail sale of alcoholic beverages at that location.
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2018-05-23
Senate read and passed
#2H7640IntroducedStandardizes procedures for asset forfeitures for all crimes simplifying procedures and addresses counterproductive incentives.
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2018-05-15
#3S2926PassedSenate Resolution Congratulating The 2018 Inductees Into The Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame
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2018-05-23
Senate read and passed
#4S2024EngrossedAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act.
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2018-05-23
Senate read and passed
#5S2238EngrossedRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2018-05-23
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#6S2433EngrossedAllows 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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2018-05-23
Senate read and passed
#7S2554IntroducedEstablishes the Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant allowing individuals to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards and receive fifty percent (50%) of the total sum spent, up to five thousand dollars ($5,000...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/29/2018)
#8S2759PassedAllows Anne M. Moniz to join Martha M. Rodriguez and Eric Flanders in marriage on or about June 16, 2018, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2018-05-23
Effective without Governor's signature
#9S2844PassedAllows Henry Lombardi to join Kathleen Reinhardt and Michael Coombs in marriage on or about May 31, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-05-23
Effective without Governor's signature
#10H7098IntroducedEstablishes community senior services grant program providing financial assistance to municipalities/nonprofit organizations operating senior centers/programs.
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2018-05-16
#11H7654IntroducedDefines "private entities" and would add private entities to those entities as institutions that are considered eligible net-metering resources.
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2018-04-24
#12H7930EngrossedRemoves glass from the materials not permitted as cover materials by the resource recovery corporation.
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2018-05-18
#13S2112EngrossedApplies to settlement of St. Joseph Hospital Retirement Plan settlements/joint tortfeasors' releases.
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2018-05-10
#14S2741EngrossedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Eastland Builders, Inc.
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2018-05-23
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#15S2581IntroducedProhibits the dissemination of any indecent image of another person without authorization for the purpose of harassing, intimidating, threatening another person.
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2018-05-23
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
#16S2022IntroducedProvides that a child in foster care on eighteenth birthday due to filing of petition may elect to continue with DCYF and under supervision of the court until age twenty-one (21) provided certain circumstances are met.
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2018-05-23
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
#17S2653EngrossedRemoves glass from the materials not permitted as cover materials by the resource recovery corporation.
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2018-05-23
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#18S2586IntroducedImplements several provisions of the federal sex offender registration and notification act, to include registration for a litany of federal or military offenses, and specifies what information can or cannot be shared on a public registry website.
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2018-05-23
Senate passed Sub A
#19S2335EngrossedStreamlines the application and examination process as well as the educational and experience standards for applicants seeking registration as professional land surveyors.
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2018-05-23
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#20H8189IntroducedEstablishes the "Short-Term Rentals Act" which sets forth requirements for short-term listing services and short-term rental providers when renting to a person for less than thirty (30) days.
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2018-05-11
#21H8099IntroducedFreezes the amount of education aid for local school agencies that are scheduled to receive less aid under the funding formula for a period of three (3) years.
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2018-05-22
#22S2632IntroducedLimits the number of registered sex offenders in any facility that operates as a homeless shelter whether on state or private property. Those limits may be exceeded if the facility complies with the provisions of § 11-37.1-21(c).
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/24/2018)
#23H7171IntroducedPermits the trapping and release of unowned feral cats for the purpose of spaying or neutering.
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2018-05-03
#24H8170IntroducedTakes away the discretion of the sentencing judge in cases involving persons convicted of, or who entered a plea of nolo contendere to any misdemeanor or felony under the provisions of state law relating to cruelty to animals.
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2018-05-04
#25H8171IntroducedMakes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law Revision Office. Article I contains the reenactment of title 7 of the general laws. Article II includes the statutory construction provisions.
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2018-05-23
#26S2382EngrossedAllows the Tiverton town council to grant, by ordinance, property tax credits and removes the current property assessment value-based tax exemptions for veterans, gold star parents and visually impaired persons.
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2018-05-04
#27H7645IntroducedCriminalizes the manufacture, import, possession, purchase, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting more than 10 rounds, known as high capacity magazines. Makes exceptions for law enforcement and the US armed forces.
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2018-04-24
#28H7935IntroducedExcludes reality TV show(s) from receipt of tax credits/removes $5 million tax credit cap per motion picture/repeals sunset provisions for tax credits for motion pictures/musical/theatrical productions.
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2018-05-22
#29H7015IntroducedEnables the Rhode Island public transit authority (RIPTA) to work with the Massachusetts Bay transit authority (MBTA) to allow commuter rail passes to be used as dual passes for both RIPTA and MBTA.
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2018-05-01
#30H7053IntroducedAllows the issuance of courtesy veterans' plates.
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2018-04-25
#31S2086IntroducedRequires DOT to identify the impact of Rhode Works projects and the realignment of the Newport Bridge ramps on Rhode Island small business commercial areas.
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2018-05-23
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/29/2018)
#32H7432IntroducedEstablishes the deceased spousal unused credit against the Rhode Island estate tax available to a surviving spouse for the unused estate tax credit of the first spouse to decease.
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2018-05-08
#33H7546IntroducedCreates incentive bonus program to reward school systems meeting/exceeding annual education goals/standards established by department of education.
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2018-04-26
#34S2447IntroducedEntitles person to have criminal conviction records expunged if the offense is decriminalized subsequent to the conviction.
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2018-05-18
#35S2473EngrossedEnsures appropriate disability language is used in job descriptions and statutes.
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2018-05-23
Senate read and passed
#36H7823IntroducedProhibits any health plan with a pharmacy benefit from requiring the insured to order from a particular pharmacy in order to have payments applied to their deductible.
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2018-04-24
#37H7843IntroducedLimits recovery of costs for permitting activities during periods of normal building activity multipliers for fees based on value.
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2018-05-09
#38H7885IntroducedProvides that the office of auditor general be responsible for analyzing and reporting the impact of new or expanded charter schools.
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2018-05-15
#39H7860IntroducedIncreases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2018-05-22
#40H8182IntroducedLimits 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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2018-05-10
#41S2907IntroducedRequires RIPTA to hold public hearing at least 30 days prior any bus route change in the affected neighborhood and provide a neighborhood impact statement to local and state officials.
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2018-05-17
#42H8222IntroducedAuthorizes 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.
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2018-05-23
#43H8227IntroducedAuthorizes Pawtucket to issue not more than $4,500,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences renovation, construction, reconstruction and equipping of public recreation facilities of indebtedness to finance and all costs related thereto...
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2018-05-23
#44H8226IntroducedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $7,000,000 bonds for streets and sidewalks.
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2018-05-23
#45H8224IntroducedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $5,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the repaving of streets and all costs related thereto.
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2018-05-23
#46H8225IntroducedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, reconstruction and repair of bridges and all costs incidental or related thereto.
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2018-05-23
#47H8219IntroducedRepeals the authorization for the town of Lincoln to establish municipal court (§ 45-2-51), and adopts an extensive authorization for the town of Lincoln to establish a municipal court – municipal housing court.
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2018-05-23
#48H8221IntroducedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $5,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public buildi...
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2018-05-23
#49H8223IntroducedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,500,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the planning, evaluation, design, construction and reconstruction of the sewer and sanitation system.
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2018-05-23
#50H8228IntroducedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $220,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness.
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2018-05-23
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