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RIS0244Allows Travis Allen Ward to join Julianne Marie Forchione and James Ernest Joly in marriage on or about June 6, 2015, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2015-03-04
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RIS0023Amends car tax statutes so that the assessment of used motor vehicles would be based on the average trade-in price, rather than retail price. It would also extend the appeal period to forty-five (45) days.
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2015-03-03
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0241Adds military status discrimination as an unlawful housing practice.
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2015-03-03
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIS0435Requires prospective elderly tenants for federally subsidized housing get a FBI criminal records check.
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2015-03-03
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIS0428Requires full payment for all back rent upon stay of execution in landlord/tenant action and establishes rights relating to removal of tenant's personal property when execution is obtained by default.
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2015-03-03
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIS0430Sets forth a process for tenants to retrieve their abandoned personal property from former dwelling units and the placement in storage of a tenant's personal property.
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2015-03-03
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIS0507Creates process to classify as Schedule I controlled substances certain synthetic substances/compounds.
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2015-03-03
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
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RIS0547Amends the definition of "manufactured biodiesel fuel" to include both in-state and out-of-state use for motor fuel tax purposes.
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2015-03-03
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RIS0542Creates a Rhode Island income tax deduction for medical expenses.
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2015-03-03
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RIS0572Mandates the development of a transition plan by the DCYF and DBHDDH for all children under the jurisdiction of the family court who are developmentally delayed or seriously emotionally disturbed prior to the child turning age 21.
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2015-03-03
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RIS0113Suspends the imposition of the minimum business corporation tax of five hundred dollars ($500) for a period of three (3) years from the date of its incorporation with the secretary of state.
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2015-02-27
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIS0103Refunds a portion of the minimum tax paid to corporations whose gross receipts are less than five hundred dollars ($500), but never more than five hundred dollars ($500) minimum tax paid.
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2015-02-27
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/05/2015)
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RIS0017Modifies the federal adjusted gross income for purposes of state income tax by deducting military and federal pension income.
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2015-02-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0219Defines as "disabled," persons receiving veterans' affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government for purposes of property tax relief.
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2015-02-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0310Exempts the amount of military pension which is included in federal adjusted gross income from the state income tax.
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2015-02-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0309Directs the Rhode Island commerce corporation to develop a combat veterans' small business loan program.
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2015-02-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0457Requires security measures, to protect customers of check cashing businesses.
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2015-02-26
Intro
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RIS0478Amends the chapter on licensure to include new definitions that establish qualifications for new categories. Also adds requirements for licensing.
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2015-02-26
Intro
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RIS0138Changes the currently observed date for Vietnam Veteran's Day from May 15 to March 29 every year.
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2015-02-25
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/04/2015)
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RIS0418Exempts purple heart recipients and honorably discharged veterans who were engaged in active combat or fighting in any war or armed conflict from paying user fees at any state beaches, parks, and recreational areas.
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2015-02-25
Pass
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RIS0363Senate 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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2015-02-25
Senate read and passed
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RIS0417Imposes an excise tax on all fossil fuels entering the state for the purpose of funding a "clean energy fund."
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2015-02-25
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RIS0429Enables the general assembly in grand committee to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0450Permits the division of motor vehicles to create a special registration plate for private colleges and universities within the state.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0415Joint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Motor Fuel Tax (creates An 8 Member Commission Whose Purpose Is To Study And Make Recommendations On The Elimination Of The Motor Fuel Tax, And Who Would Report Back To The General A...
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2015-02-25
Intro
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RIS0424Makes a change in the definition of housing presumed to be in compliance with lead-safe laws.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0373Expands the means by which marine facility operators may achieve service of written notice of liens on vessels, permits a facility operator to bid at any subsequent sale, and provides for the issuance of new title.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0427Clarifies Warren need not perform update until 2019, and every three years thereafter until revaluation in 2025.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0420Limits the compensation paid to certain employees of health care facilities to an amount determined by the director to represent an average compensation level for their respective positions.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0371Restores longevity payments of five percent (5%) of base salary for employees after ten (10) years of service and increases to ten percent (10%) of base salary after twenty (20) years of service.
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2015-02-25
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RIS0393Names the new center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island the "The Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences."
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2015-02-25
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RIS0027Amends the provision of the education equity and property tax relief act freezing the amount of regionalization bonus at 2% of the state's share of foundation education aid formula and removes the provision that the bonus ceases in the 3rd fiscal yea...
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2015-02-24
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0333Requires a property owner to maintain trees or shrubs that create a nuisance to an abutting property owner.
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2015-02-24
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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RIS0024Commencing on January 1, 2016, modify federal adjusted gross income by including military retirement income from the armed forces, reserves, and national guard paid to persons sixty-five (65) years and older.
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2015-02-12
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
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RIS0228Amends the law on state purchases so that when the chief purchasing officer determines an allowable cost it would include the cost of labor and benefits of programs mandated by a worker's compensation insurer.
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2015-02-12
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
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RIS0307Establishes an emergency housing assistance fund to be administered by the department of human services in conjunction with community action program agencies.
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2015-02-12
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RIS0312Prohibits the use of direct cash assistance funds on electronic benefit cards for the purchase of certain items.
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2015-02-12
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RIS0317Requires the state budget office to produce a citizens' guide to the state budget that is easily readable and understandable by the general public.
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2015-02-12
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RIS0346Provides a protected area around recognized wildlife refuges in which hunting with weapons would be prohibited.
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2015-02-12
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RIS0284Provides that on and after 7/1/15, 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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2015-02-11
Intro
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RIS0283Permits a courtesy plate to be issued on the "veteran" plate design.
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2015-02-11
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RIS0238Increases the interval of time within which a municipality must conduct an update of its last real property revaluation.
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2015-02-11
Intro
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RIS0217Repeals the sales tax on pet care services.
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2015-02-11
Intro
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RIS0222Creates a financial incentive for business entities to create new jobs by offering a business tax reduction.
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2015-02-11
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RIS0280Allows a change in outdoor advertisement copy by means of trivision technology or other equivalent technology without approval by the department of transportation or the federal highway administration.
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2015-02-11
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RIS0218Increases the tax exemption for a war veteran in the town of Smithfield from four thousand dollars ($4,000) to ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
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2015-02-11
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RIS0213Exempts purchases for telecommunication service purposes from sales and use taxes.
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2015-02-11
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RIS0285Requires retail establishments within the state offering a veteran's preference or discount to honor the Rhode Island operator's license designation as proof of military service.
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2015-02-11
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RIS0210Exempts from personal income tax various types of retirement income.
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2015-02-11
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RIS0204Requires owners of cats to have the cat licensed, collared and inoculated or be subject to fines.
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2015-02-11
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