Rhode Island Senator Walter Felag [D]

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RIS2825IntroRequires state department of elementary and secondary education to ensure the development of language skills for all deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
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2016-04-29
[Hearing: May 4]
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2870EngrossExempts fire districts with no tax and/or policy making authority from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2016-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2048IntroModifies federal adjusted gross income for state income tax purposes by deducting military/federal pension income including survivorship annuities.
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2016-04-28
Committee heard
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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2016-04-28
Committee heard
RIS2149IntroExempts the amount of military pension which is included in federal adjusted gross income from the state income tax.
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2016-04-28
Committee heard
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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2016-04-28
Committee heard
RIS2354IntroAdds honorably discharged disabled veterans who purchase a new motor vehicle to the category of certain veterans exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2016-04-28
Committee heard
RIS2684IntroExcludes for the purposes of Rhode Island state income taxes, the first ten thousand dollars ($10,000) of military retirement income, paid by the state or federal government, to persons sixty (60) years or older.
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2016-04-28
Committee heard
RIS2399IntroRenames 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.
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2016-04-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2920PassSenate Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable George R. Levesque
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2016-04-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2917PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Ponaganset High School Boys' Hockey Team On Winning The Rhode Island Boys' State Division Iii Championship
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2016-04-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2919PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming April, 2016, To Be "health Disparity Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2016-04-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2182EngrossRequires 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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2016-04-15
To House Finance Committee
RIS2170EngrossAllows school department to store epinephrine cartridge injections for use to students on an emergency basis.
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2016-04-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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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2016-04-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2552IntroCreates a veteran's preference in the issuance of state contracts.
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2016-04-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS2888IntroExpands the restoration of employment rights of employees who are members of the National Guard of this or any other state.
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2016-04-14
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2886EngrossAllows private employers to adopt an employment policy that provides a preference in hiring or promotion, or both, to a veteran.
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2016-04-14
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2913PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Ruth Barge Thumbtzen On Being Selected As One Of The 2016 Newport Daily News Community Service Award Winners
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2016-04-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2911PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Claudia Linhares On Winning The Newport Daily News Community Service Award
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2016-04-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2912PassSenate Resolution Honoring Jonathan Klinker On Being Named The Newport Daily News 2016 Outstanding Youth Volunteer
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2016-04-14
Senate read and passed
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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2016-04-13
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2668IntroMakes 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.
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2016-04-13
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2905IntroProvides space for veterans' organizations in the William F. Powers Building and would add additional chartered veterans' organizations to the list of veterans' groups who are serviced.
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2016-04-13
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2891PassSenate Resolution Designating April, 2016, As "financial Literacy Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2016-04-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2127PassNames 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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2016-04-01
Signed by Governor
RIS2595IntroRequires movie theaters to provide open captioning for persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
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2016-03-31
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2241EngrossAuthorizes the division of motor vehicles to create a special registration plate for private colleges and universities within the state.
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2016-03-30
To House Finance Committee
RIS2178IntroPhases-in requirements that educational and research institutions must recycle all of their food waste.
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2016-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2605IntroEstablishes a producer responsibility program for printed paper and packaging.
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2016-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2610IntroPermits the division of motor vehicles to refuse to register or transfer the registration of a vehicle which is subject to unpaid tolls.
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2016-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2601IntroRepeals the law providing for additional penalties for toll evaders on Rhode Island bridges and turnpikes.
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2016-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2599IntroImposes 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.
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2016-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2514IntroPermits the use of vehicles equipped with autonomous technology on Rhode Island roads.
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2016-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2602IntroRelieves the turnpike authority from notice requirements, evidence rulings and further relieve it of issuing final orders in writing or holding decisions to afford aggrieved parties an opportunity to file objections.
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2016-03-29
To Senate Judiciary 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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2016-03-23
Committee heard
RIS2379IntroProhibits employers from deducting from their employees' wages for spoilage, breakage, cash shortages, losses, fines or penalties for tardiness, misconduct or quitting by an employee without notice.
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2016-03-23
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2678IntroAllows the director of DEM to waive registration fees and surcharges upon a finding of limited, special, local need for the product.
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2016-03-23
Committee heard
RIS2783PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Robert J. Healey, Jr., Esq.
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2016-03-23
Senate read and passed
RIS2567IntroProhibits 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).
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2016-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2598IntroLimits liability arising from agritourism activities, unless it can be demonstrated that there was a failure to exercise due care, gross negligence, or willful or intentional misconduct.
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2016-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2718IntroAllows the owner of open space land or holder of an interest in a conservation easement to bring an action in superior court to prevent encroachment of the land and to recover damages.
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2016-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2482IntroClarifies the entirety of the east bay bike path is named in honor of Thomas Byrnes.
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2016-03-10
To House Finance Committee
RIS2539IntroEstablishes the criminal penalty for violating a contractors' board final order by the amount of the monetary judgment imposed.
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2016-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2726PassSenate Resolution Congratulating South County Artificial Limb & Brace On Being Nationally Recognized For Forty Years Of Dedicated And Exemplary Treatment Of Veterans Administration And Other Patients In The Local Community
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2016-03-10
Senate read and passed
RIS2074IntroPermits a courtesy plate to be issued on the "veteran" plate design.
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2016-03-09
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2129IntroMakes firefighters plates available to active and retired firefighters who are otherwise eligible for combination registration plates.
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2016-03-09
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2381IntroPermits passenger and commercial Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation plates to be issued and sets pre-orders at 900 of all types.
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2016-03-09
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2053IntroIncreases the interval of time within which a municipality must conduct an update of its last real property revaluation.
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2016-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2533IntroExtends re-evaluations in the Town of Bristol from 2014 to 2019 using valuations as of December 31, 2018.
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2016-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
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