Rhode Island Senator Walter Felag [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
RIS2178PassRequires educational notifications, after 1/1/18, to recycle all food waste if they generate 52 tons or more per year.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-15
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2182PassRequires reporting by the resource recovery corporation detailing the economic impact of recycling and the state's compliance with the fifty percent diversion goal.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS2544PassTransfers the jurisdiction of possession of one ounce (1 oz.) or less of marijuana by a person who is under the age of seventeen (17) years from the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal to the Rhode Island Family Court.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS3098PassDirects the department of health to use funds from federal capitalization grants to conduct baseline copper and lead testing the water supply systems of each local government as well as in public schools and licensed daycare facilities.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS2129PassMakes firefighters plates available to active and retired firefighters who are otherwise eligible for combination registration plates.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2610PassPermits the division of motor vehicles to refuse to register or transfer the registration of a vehicle which is subject to unpaid tolls.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2601PassRepeals the law providing for additional penalties for toll evaders on Rhode Island bridges and turnpikes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2599PassImposes administrative fees upon individuals who fail to make timely payments of toll amounts, and subjects toll evaders to license suspension or fines pursuant to jurisdiction of the Rhode Island traffic tribunal.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2983PassProvides that a farm vehicle covered by an insurance policy on farm property and operations, and which policy includes liability coverage, be deemed to have met the liability insurance requirement for motor vehicles as provided in Chapter 31-3.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2994PassDefines incidental operation upon a highway for exempted farm vehicles and requires them to display "Slow Moving Vehicle" emblem when so engaged.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3051PassCreates a new type of vehicle, an autocycle, which shall be considered a motorcycle for all purposes except as specifically exempted.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-09
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2241PassAuthorizes the division of motor vehicles to create a special registration plate for private colleges and universities within the state.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS2567PassProhibits the walking of any domestic animal on the grounds of the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Exeter. An exception would be made for service dogs. Violations would be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500).
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS2888PassExpands the restoration of employment rights of employees who are members of the National Guard of this or any other state.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS2886PassAllows private employers to adopt an employment policy that provides a preference in hiring or promotion, or both, to a veteran.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS2905PassCorrects the law reflecting the relocation space for veterans' organizations to the William F. Powers Building and adds additional chartered veterans' organizations to the list of veterans' groups who are serviced.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS2638PassMakes a change in the definition of housing presumed to be in compliance with lead-safe laws. It includes dwelling units constructed after 1950 on federally-owned or leased lands in the definition.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2268PassAuthorizes the town of Portsmouth to exempt or stabilize taxes on qualified property used for manufacturing or commercial purposes in the town of Portsmouth.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2533PassExtends re-evaluations in the Town of Bristol from 2014 to 2019 using valuations as of December 31, 2018.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2986PassAuthorizes the town of Bristol to issue not more than $17,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the design, engineering and construction of certain capital improvement projects.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3010PassAuthorizing The Town Of Tiverton To Issue General Obligation Bonds And Notes In An Amount Not To Exceed $15,438,230 To Finance Replacement Of Roofs And Hvac Systems At The Tiverton Middle School And The Tiverton High School
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3011PassAuthorizes the Town of Warren to issue not more than $20,000,000 bonds and notes to finance the maintenance and construction of sewers and sewerage systems.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3091PassMoves the annual meeting of the district from June to July, and conform the notice requirements to those prescribed by statute, requiring posting on the secretary of state's website.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-07-01
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2415PassChanges the definition of vote to accommodate the new computer voting machine, it authorizes the BOE to promulgate rules concerning the process by which irregular ballots with write-in candidates are maintained and changes how printout tapes are hand...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2399PassRenames the Rhode Island storage tank financial responsibility review board to the Rhode Island storage tank financial responsibility advisory board and would claim process and oversight of the underground storage tank fund.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2170PassProvides that a school department permit each school within their jurisdiction to maintain epinephrine in cartridge injections to administer on an emergency basis to students.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS3030PassAllows Steven Larkin to join Kristina DiMari and Ryan McGeary in marriage on or about July 30, 2016, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-22
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3038PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "save The Lakes" In The State Of Rhode Island
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-18
House passed in concurrence
RIS2233PassRequires the court, to consider certain new standards, when deciding whether or not to grant amendments to conservation restrictions.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-16
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2482PassClarifies the entirety of the east bay bike path is named in honor of Thomas Byrnes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-16
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3089PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Congratulating "sail To Prevail" For Its Thirty-five Years Of Exemplary And Distinguished Service To Physically And Developmentally Disabled Sailors In Rhode Island
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-16
Senate read and passed
RIS2678EngrossAllows the director of DEM to waive registration fees and surcharges upon a finding of limited, special, local need for the product.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIS2969EngrossCreates a property tax exemption of up to $250,000 and for totally disabled veterans residing in the city of Cranston and would also apply to any surviving spouse of that veteran.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2668EngrossMakes the director and other positions of the state crime laboratory employees of the council on postsecondary education as opposed to limited appointments positions of the board of governors.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-09
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS3065PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Francis Joseph Jamiel
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-09
Senate read and passed
RIS2206EngrossAmends the definition of the term "disabled", for purposes of property tax relief, to include persons receiving veterans' affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-08
To House Finance Committee
RIS3061PassSenate Resolution Extending Heartfelt Condolences On The Passing Of Bernard Frezza, Jr.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2602IntroAllows RI bridge/turnpike authority to hold all proceedings without reasonable notice, disregard the rules of evidence, negate holding decisions/necessity of written final orders in all proceedings relating to toll amounts/fees toll violators/evaders...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-06-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2137IntroRepeals the sales tax on pet care services.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2434IntroEliminates the sales tax on taxi services.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS3002IntroRequires that motor vehicles lawfully seized by police officers for investigation or for lack of registration not be released to their owners until the towing charges are paid or valid registration certificates are produced.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2028IntroDirect the office of management and budget to develop a plan to implement a centralized administrative hearing agency on or before December 31, 2016.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2195IntroExempts from personal income tax the first twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) received from pensions, interest income, 401k plans and individual retirement accounts.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2593IntroExempts tangible personal property used in agricultural operations from taxation effective 7/1/16,
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS3041PassSenate Resolution Recognizing The Providence Center For Embodying Innovation In Behavioral Health Care
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-26
Senate read and passed
RIS3039PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 226th Anniversary Celebration Of "hope Day: Birth Of Our Nation"
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-26
Senate read and passed
RIS3040PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Congratulating "sail To Prevail" For Its Thirty-five Years Of Exemplary And Distinguished Service To Physically And Developmentally Disabled Sailors In Rhode Island
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-26
Senate read and passed
RIS2191IntroRequires the director of the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals to adopt a state reimbursement system for community and nonprofit agencies.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2995IntroPermits a motor fuel sales business with full service gas dispensers and also engaged in auto repair to obtain a limited dealers' license allowing the display and sale of not more than two (2) vehicles at a time.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2053IntroIncreases the interval of time within which a municipality must conduct an update of its last real property revaluation.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
Syndicate content
feedback