Rhode Island Senator Walter Felag [D]

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RIS2081IntroAuthorizes state-operated gaming at a facility located in the town of Tiverton, subject to voter approval.
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2016-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 10]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2251PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Members Of The Rogers High School Robotics Teams On Taking Top Honors In Both Divisions Of The 5th Annual Seaperch Derby
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2016-02-04
Senate read and passed
RIS2163IntroExtends the grandfather clause pertaining to licensing of underground utility contractors granted without examination to July 1, 2017.
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2016-02-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2233IntroRequires the court, to consider certain new standards, when deciding whether or not to grant amendments to conservation restrictions.
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2016-02-03
Committee recommends passage
RIS2191IntroRequires the director of the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals to adopt a state reimbursement system for community and nonprofit agencies.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2241IntroAuthorizes the division of motor vehicles to create a special registration plate for private colleges and universities within the state.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2192IntroDirects the Rhode Island commerce corporation to develop a combat veterans' small business loan program.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2206IntroAmends 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.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2178IntroPhases-in requirements that educational and research institutions must recycle all of their food waste.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2182IntroRequires reporting by the resource recovery corporation detailing the economic impact of recycling and the state's compliance with the fifty percent diversion goal.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture 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.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2244IntroProvides that on and after 7/1/16, any city or town council would have the authority to exempt said city or town from the prohibition against the issuance of certain alcoholic beverage licenses within 200' feet of a school or place of public worship.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2170IntroAllows school department to store epinephrine cartridge injections for use to students on an emergency basis.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2158PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Celebrating The Special Olympics Of Rhode Island And Cox Ri Unified Athletes Of The Year, Jordan Vazquez And Michael Rossi, And Recognizing Them, Their Families, Friends, Coaches, And Numerous Cranston Public School Off...
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2016-01-26
Senate read and passed
RIS2149IntroExempts the amount of military pension which is included in federal adjusted gross income from the state income tax.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2129IntroMakes firefighters plates available to active and retired firefighters who are otherwise eligible for combination registration plates.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2091IntroRefines the law on guidelines for concussions at school and youth programs so that an adult trained in recognizing the symptoms of a concussion is required to be present during events.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2150IntroAmends the provisions of the Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act by freezing the amount of the regionalization bonus.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2143IntroCreates a sales tax holiday for the days of August 6, 2016 and August 7, and no excise or sales taxes would be collected on nonbusiness sales of tangible personal property with certain exceptions.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2137IntroRepeals the sales tax on pet care services.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2127IntroNames the section of Route 114 in Bristol between the Warren Bridge and the Mount Hope Bridge in memory of 1st Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna.
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2016-01-21
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2048IntroModifies federal adjusted gross income for state income tax purposes by deducting military/federal pension income including survivorship annuities.
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2016-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2066IntroIncreases the value of all net taxable estates for the purpose of the estate and transfer tax from six hundred seventy-five thousand dollars ($675,000) to two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000).
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2016-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2035IntroExempts the trade-in-value of pickup trucks weighing fourteen thousand pounds (14,000 lbs) or less from sales and use tax.
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2016-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2053IntroIncreases the interval of time within which a municipality must conduct an update of its last real property revaluation.
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2016-01-13
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government 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.
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2016-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2027IntroExcludes from the state income tax the amount resulting from the receipt of a veteran's disability pension from the United States government for a service-connected disability.
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2016-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2074IntroPermits a courtesy plate to be issued on the "veteran" plate design.
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2016-01-13
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
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