Sponsored by John Edwards - Rhode Island (Current)

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RIH5018Prohibits a recipient of direct cash assistance on electronic benefit cards from utilizing said card to purchase certain items.
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2015-02-27
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/03/2015)
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RIH5141Exempts out-of-state food processors and wholesalers from the five hundred dollar ($500) fee charged to food processors and wholesalers by the department of health.
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2015-02-27
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/03/2015)
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RIH5342House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Efficiency And Cost Of Snow Removal From State And Local Roads (creates A 5 Member Study Commission To Study The Efficacy And Fiscal Impact And Outlay From Snow Removal On State ...
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2015-02-27
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/03/2015)
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RIH5752Amends the town of Tiverton's elderly low income tax exemption in order to provide a tax credit to more seniors and would give the town council flexibility in enacting future town ordinances on such tax credits.
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2015-02-27
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIH5197Requires the labeling of all raw and packaged food that is entirely or partially produced with genetic engineering, commencing January 1, 2016.
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2015-02-26
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/04/2015)
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RIH5320Joint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Actual And Potential Effects Of Ocean Acidification On Rhode Island
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2015-02-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Intro
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RIH5693Prohibits the use of containers, or food packaged in containers that contain bisphenol A.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5692Prohibits the manufacture and sale of personal care products, over-the-counter drugs, microbeads and household cleansing products containing synthetic plastic microbeads or phosphorus gradually from July 1, 2016 though December 31, 2019.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5709Includes the maintenance, servicing, and testing of certain electrical components within the purview of chapter and corrects and clarifies certain outdated language and increases the penalties for violations of this chapter.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5710Makes the department of business regulation the exclusive government authority regarding the issuance of licenses to private and business establishments which permit the use of marijuana on their premises.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5708Declares non-competition agreements unenforceable unless integral to the sale of a business interest.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5691Prohibits the use of formaldehyde or formaldehyde replacements in certain children's products.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5730Provides a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the World Champion New York Yankees and the New York Yankees Universe Fund for their financial support to conquer childhood cancer.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5764Provides for review by the family court of property settlement agreements as they relate to pensions which may be unfair or inequitable by changes in law.
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2015-02-26
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RIH5540Restores the amount of education aid given to the towns of Middletown and Portsmouth to those amounts and levels in effect for the fiscal year prior to the implementation of the permanent foundation education aid formula.
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2015-02-25
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RIH5550Establishes a formula for the assessment of municipal construction permit fees.
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2015-02-25
Intro
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RIH5614House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Ballot Integrity And Security (creates A 5 Member Study Commission To Study Ballot Integrity And Security, And Who Would Report Back To The House By March 3, 2016, And Would Expire O...
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2015-02-25
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RIH5542Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $750,000 For Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership (mep) (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $750,000 To The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership To Boost Rhode Island's Manufacturing I...
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2015-02-25
Engross
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RIH5073Allows Stephen C. Bailey to join Abigail Rachel Bailey and Michael Joseph Parker in marriage on or about August 10, 2015, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2015-02-24
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
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RIH5081Creates a Wine Direct Shipper License enabling licensed producers to directly ship wine to eligible residents.
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2015-02-24
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pass
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RIH5527House Resolution Honoring And Thanking Kathryn E. Ryan For Her Many Years Of Dedicated Service With The Friends Of Tiverton Libraries Board
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2015-02-24
House read and passed
Pass
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RIH5524House Resolution Recognizing And Commending Alex Stowe Troop 1, Portsmouth, Upon Achieving Scouting's Most Distinguished Honor, The Rank Of Eagle Scout
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2015-02-24
House read and passed
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RIH5289Eliminates the exemption from the maximum interest rate for loans over one million dollars ($1,000,000).
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2015-02-23
Committee postponed at request of sponsor (02/24/2015)
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RIH5219Requires policies and plans issued by health insurers to cover abuse-deterrent drug formulations of opioid analgesics in the same manner in which the policies and plans cover non-abuse deterrent drugs formations.
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2015-02-20
Committee postponed at request of sponsor (02/24/2015)
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RIH5518Imposes moratorium on assessment/collection of impact fees on public facility projects for 36 months or until statewide single family permits exceed 1,500 units.
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2015-02-12
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RIH5506Specifies the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurse in various facilities.
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2015-02-12
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RIH5521Expands the definition of qualified businesses with respect to enterprise zones to include limited liability partnerships and any other form of business corporation.
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2015-02-12
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RIH5465Reduces the time for filing a foreclosure deed from 15 days, and require mortgagees to file copies of foreclosure notices with city or town clerks and appoint an agent for service of process. Requires holders of vacant property to provide for mainten...
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2015-02-12
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RIH5258House Resolution Adopting Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2015 And 2016
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2015-02-11
House passed Sub A
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RIH5403House Resolution Congratulating Major Sharon Lenette Harmon On Her Promotion To The Rank Of Lieutenant Colonel
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2015-02-11
House read and passed
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RIH5067Requires mortgagees, upon initiating a foreclosure, to file a copy of the notice with the municipal clerk, to appoint an agent for service of process, and to maintain the property in the event it becomes vacant during the foreclosure process.
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2015-02-10
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5246Enables the general assembly in grand committee to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor.
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2015-02-10
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5045Provides an exemption for certain so-called "innocent tenants" and property owners of industrial property from liability for costs or damages associated with a release of hazardous materials or petroleum from the property.
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2015-02-05
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5044Creates an exemption from taxation for certain residential property developments which have not been completed or, not been sold and occupied.
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2015-02-05
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5151Establishes a plan for the gradual ban on the use of disposable plastic checkout bags by retail establishments.
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2015-02-05
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5173Establishes an exemption from taxation on improvements for new construction on commercial development property.
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2015-02-05
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5327Reduces the cigarette tax by fifty (50) cents per pack and require a fifteen percent (15%) minimum markup be added to the total cost of cigarettes sold by retailers.
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2015-02-05
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RIH5340Provides that neither the Public Service Corporation Tax or the Sales Tax, which are paid by customers, would apply to any increase in electricity rates or charges which are greater than those in effect on December 31, 2014.
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2015-02-05
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RIH5101Joint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Streamlining New Business Startup Processes (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations For Streamlining New Business Startups In Rhode Island, And Would Rep...
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2015-02-04
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5193Defines the act of obstruction of a freeway as a person who intentionally restricts traffic flow of a freeway, and would make it a misdemeanor.
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2015-02-04
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5108Eliminate the minimum corporate tax.
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2015-02-03
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
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RIH5080To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Loulou's Decor, Inc.
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2015-01-29
House read and passed
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RIH5131Prohibits electric distribution companies from charging an interconnecting renewable energy customer for upgrades that can be funded through rates assessed pursuant to an electric infrastructure, safety and reliability plan.
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2015-01-29
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5223Exempts a "licensed releasing agency" from the offense of abandoning cats.
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2015-01-29
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RIH5168Adds tutoring to the list of functions which may be performed at a state college or university by a retiree without forfeiture or impairment of retirement benefits, subject to an annual limitation of $15,000.
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2015-01-21
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RIH5054Creates the joint committee of the repealer in the general assembly.
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2015-01-20
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5040Permits a motor fuel sales business to obtain a limited dealer license allowing the display and sale of no more than two (2) vehicles at a time.
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2015-01-20
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5051Prohibits surveillance on any public highway in the state unless specifically authorized by statute or court order. Also provides for the confidentiality of information collected or stored.
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2015-01-20
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIH5142Eliminates the sales tax on taxi services.
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2015-01-15
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RIH5107House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Categories, Methods, And Monetary Implications Of Taxing Various Personal Retirement Income And Pension Income Paid To Rhode Islanders By Out-of-state Employers (creates A 7 Memb...
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2015-01-15
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