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RIS0057EngrossRaises the jurors' fees for each day's attendance on the superior court to twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per day commencing July 1, 2018 and increases to thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per day commencing July 1, 2019 and thereafter.
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2017-02-17
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RIH5560IntroIncreases the personal income tax rates, with the revenue collected therefrom to be deposited into a restricted receipt account for the purpose of reimbursement to municipalities for public school construction.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5561IntroRequires the department to establish a database which monitors copayments owed by families receiving child care assistance. There is no cost to certified family-child care providers and a reasonable fee to providers not receiving payments.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5565IntroEnables the general assembly to appropriate not less than five million dollars annually in capital financing for affordable housing development.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5557IntroExtends the junior/senior high/middle school student assistance program to include senior high school students and identify the student assistance program/project success as a recipient of the funds.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5564IntroProhibits state, general contractors, and construction managers from withholding a retainer of more than five percent (5%) from public works contracts.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5566IntroProvides up to thirty (30) paid days in a calendar year to serve as an organ donor for state and municipal employees.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5558IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "an American Economic Recovery" Program
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2017-02-16
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RIH5562IntroRaises the maximum reimbursement rate for licensed child care providers by five percent (5%).
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2017-02-16
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RIH5559IntroCaps the excise tax on vehicles aged fifteen (15) years and older at the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00).
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2017-02-16
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RIH5563IntroEstablishes a nineteen percent (19%) carried interest fairness fee for investment management services in order to tax the carried interest income of hedge fund and private equity investors as traditional ordinary earned income.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5567IntroRaises the jurors' fees for each day's attendance on the superior court to twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per day commencing July 1, 2018 and increases to thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per day commencing July 1, 2019 and thereafter.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5505IntroProhibits the state investment commission from investing in any companies that are involved in the construction of a border wall between the United States and Mexico.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5499IntroPermits the motor vehicle administration to allow auctions of registration plates for charity.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5504IntroGrants an annual increase of three percent (3%) cost-of-living retirement adjustment on the first fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) of a retiree's annual allowance.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5493IntroEstablishes the office of inspector general as an independent administrative agency charged with the purpose of preventing and detecting fraud, waste and abuse, and mismanagement in the expenditure of public funds.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5500IntroRequires audio and video recordings of all open meetings of state and quasi-public agencies and bodies be transmitted to the secretary of state's office for posting on its website to be available for public access.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5491IntroProvides for the contracting with criminal justice reform services which provide Pay for Success criminal justice reform programs.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5496IntroProvides that when calculating the income for Federal income tax purposes, there may be subtracted from Federal adjusted gross income up to $15,000 of the taxable portion of the retirement income provided in a taxpayer's Federal income tax return.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5501IntroSpecifies that corporate motor vehicles would be included in the category of motor vehicles eligible for courtesy or special plates.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5498IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island early childhood innovation fund for the purpose of supporting programs to close the achievement gap that currently exists for at-risk children as they enter kindergarten.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5506IntroRequires that a fifteen percent (15%) minimum markup be added to the total cost of cigarettes sold by retailers.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5494IntroRemoves some of the restrictions on post-retirement re-employment of public employees.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5495IntroEstablishes a mental health consumer advocate and wellness recovery center to provide support for those suffering from mental health issues and would appropriate two-hundred ninety five thousand dollars ($295,000) to operate the program.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5497IntroExempts the trade-in value of trucks up to fifteen thousand pounds (15,000 lbs.) gross vehicle weight from sales tax.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5507IntroExpands the definition of child for the purpose of eligibility to receive DCYF services, including foster care, to any person under the age of 21 who began to receive child welfare services from the DCYF prior to reaching age 18.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5502IntroJoint Resolution Approving Project Status For Remediation And/or Monitoring Of The Truk-away Landfill Suspected Hazardous Waste Disposal Site Located In The City Of Warwick
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2017-02-15
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RIH5503IntroImplements the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) (Title I of Public Law 109-248).
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2017-02-15
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RIH5492IntroAmends the fine imposed for reinstatement of the license or registration of an owner of a motor vehicle following the revocation or suspension of the license or registration for failure to maintain financial security.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5199IntroAllows recovery for the past due balance of any PACE assessment on a transfer of commercial property ownership at a tax sale by a PACE lien against the transferee.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5462IntroMoves state employee public safety professionals from the state retirement system to the municipal retirement system, effective July 1, 2017. It sets their retirement contribution to 10% of their compensation.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5460IntroAllows cities, towns, and school districts to cease implementation of state mandates up to 50% of reimbursement shortfall.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5461IntroProvides for an annual appropriation to be given to the state conservation committee.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5459IntroProvides for a reduction to local per pupil funding for state-operated schools that do not have teachers who participate in the state teacher's retirement system.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5458IntroIncreases the income range and the maximum credit amount for the property tax relief extended to elderly and/or disabled persons.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5426IntroEstablishes 100% tax credit for disabled/elderly drivers age 65 and older for vehicle modification costs/training fees incurred necessary to retain their license/registration per rules/regs of tax administrator eff. 1/2018.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5430IntroRaises by at least seventy cents ($.70) hourly wage of direct care staff starting October 1, 2017 and each October 1 thereafter with compliance certification and on each July 31 thereafter subject to the clawback provisions.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5424IntroCreates a special fundraising license plate for the Gaspee Days committee.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5428IntroAllows nursing facilities to suspend payment of gross patient revenue assessments until such time as the department of health human services provides any reimbursement owed to the nursing facilities.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5425IntroCreates the Ocean State Animal Coalition motor vehicle plate to help raise revenue and subsidize spay and neuter services for cats and dogs.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5427IntroExpands the "Green Buildings Act" to include public projects and updates the standards to include LEED for Neighborhood Development, and SITES.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5431IntroRequires the state and municipalities to award bids for purchases of goods or services to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder whose bid is the lowest price.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5423IntroProvides an income tax credit of twenty-five percent (25%) of an elderly resident taxpayers primary residence water and sewer bills, not to exceed $250.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5429IntroSuspends assessment imposed/tax payment required by a nursing facility provider for failure of the DHS to distribute federal or state funds resulting from computer network/system malfunction in excess of thirty (30) days.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5379IntroProvides a bidding procedure for naming rights to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2017-02-03
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RIH5372IntroProhibits legislative grants awarded by the general assembly through the state budget.
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2017-02-03
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RIH5371IntroProvides for additional appropriations by the general assembly to promote the capability of URI in the areas of environmental and agricultural research and education.
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2017-02-03
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RIH5381IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Restriction On Tolling (proposes A Constitutional Amendment Providing That Any New Highway Or Bridge Would Require Voter Approval Sta...
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2017-02-03
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RIH5384IntroDirects that seventy-five percent (75%) of all revenue collected as fines based upon use of a camera or other recording equipment shall be paid over to the municipality in which the violation occurred.
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2017-02-03
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RIH5369IntroEstablishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in RI and also establishes a receipt account to disburse the funds from.
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2017-02-03
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