Pending Rhode Island House Corporations Committee

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RIH5412IntroPermit self-sealing tires as a substitute for a jack and spare for resale purposes.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5533IntroRequires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and accepting bill payments.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5490IntroRequires auto manufacturers to compensate dealers for vehicles subject to "stop-sale" or "do-not-drive" orders.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5483IntroAmends electric distribution companies authority to charge interconnecting renewable energy customers for certain modifications and places timetables on interconnection work.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5537IntroRequires that vehicles towed because of state or municipal laws be towed to a towing-storage facility closest to where the offense or accident occurred.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5531IntroCreates an electronic automobile and commercial vehicle liability insurance confirmation and compliance system in the state.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5485IntroRequires TNC drivers maintain commercial automobile liability insurance 24/7 and to park no closer than two hundred feet (200') from marked taxi stands.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5536IntroAmends the laws regulating the aggregation of electrical loads by a municipality or group of municipalities; requires that at least one public hearing be held for review by its residents prior to adopting any plan; then approval by the PUC.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5535IntroDirects the public utilities commission to review and approve the electric distribution company's use of real estate and other capital assets and expenditures.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIS0297EngrossTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Green Realty Associates, Llc.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5487IntroRenders void/unenforceable motor transportation contract terms holding harmless indemnitee from or against its own negligence/intentional acts/omissions upon the effective date.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5534IntroRequires cable television companies to give their customers the option to purchase, at its fair market value, a device which decodes their digital cable signals.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
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RIH5572IntroEliminates the need for a special election to create an opt-out municipal energy aggregation plan initiated by any city or town subject to public utility commission approval.
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2017-02-20
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RIH5532IntroRemoves the exception to qualification for a broker's license previously granted those with a baccalaureate in real estate.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5529IntroAuthorizes operators of developmental disability agencies, acting as a group, to self-insure health care costs for employees, retirees and other beneficiaries and allows a third-party administrator to administer said program.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5530IntroProvides insurance for infertility regardless of marital status.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5484IntroProvides that the Quonset Development Corporation may purchase and obtain water service from any city, town, water district, or other water supply authority.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5488IntroReduces the number of hours of instruction required to obtain a hairdresser's and cosmetician's license from fifteen hundred (1,500) to twelve hundred (1,200) hours.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5482IntroImposes duty upon manufacturers/wholesalers to dispense drugs timely to persons with "immediate need" despite dispute with health insurer and provides for hearing process to settle dispute.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5486IntroProvides full year insurance coverage for all forms of FDA-approved contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5390IntroEstablishes a prescription drug review commission to develop a list of critical prescription drugs for which there is a substantial public interest in understanding the development of its pricing.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5349IntroProvides that each individual person acting in violation of the plumbing laws shall constitute a separate offense to any person, firm, or corporation assessed a penalty for a violation of the plumbing laws.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5290IntroIncludes within the licensing and certification process required by the board of electricians the maintenance of certain electrical components.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5196IntroRequires the marking of all underground utility facilities when the underground utility is under a public right-of-way.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5291IntroRepeals The Public Utility Securitization Act (ยงยง39-1-1 to 60), passed in 1997.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5323IntroDirects the state board of pharmacy, in collaboration with the Rhode Island department of health, to annually identify up to fifteen (15) prescription drugs on which the state spends significant health care dollars due to increases in costs.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5348IntroProvides that the department of business regulation administer alcoholic server training programs rather than the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5224IntroCreates the "Small Cell Siting Act", which specifies how local authorities may regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities and small wireless facility networks.
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2017-02-13
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RIH5435IntroRepeals the provisions of the general laws that prohibit health insurance coverage for induced abortions for all contracts including those policies covering state and municipal employees.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5436IntroExempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and defines the practice of natural hair braiding.
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2017-02-09
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RIH5411IntroRequires retailers doing business in Rhode Island with over $100,000,000 in annual global revenues to publicly disclose the extent to which efforts are made to reduce the risk of trafficked, coerced, and child labor in their supply chains.
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2017-02-08
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RIH5223IntroEntitles a condominium owner to obtain a copy of a damage appraisal within fourteen days.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5292IntroSpecifies certain exemptions to the state's deceptive trade practices act. Applies to actions and entities subject to regulation by certain enumerated federal commissions and authorities and state licensed real estate brokers and salespersons.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5226IntroPermits the Providence licensing board to issue a Class C liquor license for premises at 215 Dean Street.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5219IntroRequires health care entities to issue a decision regarding credentialing of a health care provider within 20 days of receiving a credentialing application and establishes a billing effective date.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5222IntroRequires a real estate broker to release customer or client funds in an escrow account as instructed by the parties to a failed real estate transaction, within ten (10) days of receipt of a written release.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5220IntroRequires the insurance commissioner to issue regulations prohibiting the use of credit histories, credit scores, occupation or educational level in setting auto insurance rates.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5221IntroRequires motor vehicle dealers to disclose whether or not a vehicle being sold has a spare tire.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5225IntroDefines the term "regular price" for purposes of the law regulating discount price advertisements.
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2017-02-07
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RIH5350IntroCreates a wine direct shipper license and a wine gift basket license allowing for the shipment of certain amounts of wine both in and out-of-state.
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2017-02-02
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RIH5108IntroEncourages commercial property owners to install vehicle barriers at their retail establishment locations, and also permit insurers to consider the installation of such barriers to provide a discount on the owner's insurance policy.
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2017-01-31
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RIH5179IntroProvides that no pregnant applicant for medical insurance coverage be denied coverage due to her pregnancy.
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2017-01-31
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RIH5132IntroCuts in half the amount of property and personal injury motor vehicle mandatory insurance coverage that taxicab companies are required to maintain on their vehicles.
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2017-01-31
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RIH5109IntroProhibits 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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2017-01-31
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RIH5012IntroProvides for a dispute resolution process for emergency services and surprise bills for medical services performed by nonparticipating (out-of-network) health care providers.
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2017-01-24
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RIH5032IntroProhibits price-gouging of prescribed drugs or pharmaceuticals in times of market emergency or market shortages and makes violators guilty of a felony and subject to injunctive relief.
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2017-01-24
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RIH5031IntroProvides that any rate increase with respect to electric distribution companies would be no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index or five and one-half percent (5.5%), whichever is greater.
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2017-01-24
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RIH5030IntroProhibits utility rate increases in excess of two and one-half percent (2.5%) over any twenty-four (24) month period.
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2017-01-24
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