Rhode Island Senator Walter Felag [D]

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RIS0082IntroAdds a requirement to obtain a hoisting engineering license that a person possess a certificate of registration as a registered apprentice engineer.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 1]
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0171EngrossAllows Matthew Nahmias to join Lauren Langwith and Matthew Lanuto in marriage on or about July 1, 2017, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0354IntroMakes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of labor and training.
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2017-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 1]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0014PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Harvest Outreach Ministry, Inc.
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2017-02-16
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0303IntroAmends general laws to reference the new council on elementary and secondary education and makes teacher certification provisions for military personnel.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0301IntroAuthorizes state higher education institutions to waive application and transcript fees for veterans.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0353IntroFacilitates for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the department of environmental management.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0355IntroMakes it easier for military service members and their spouses to obtain certifications and licenses issued by the division of motor vehicles and the department of administration.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0362IntroCreates a transitioning veterans' small business loan program through the commerce corporation.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0292IntroProvides that the department of business regulation administer alcoholic server training programs rather than the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2017-02-15
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0260IntroEstablishes a formula for distribution to cities and towns of state reimbursement for elimination of car tax.
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2017-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0296IntroProvides that on and after July 1, 2016, 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') of a school or place of public worsh...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0177IntroExcludes preliminary drafts, notes, impressions, memoranda, working papers and work products involving research at state institutions of higher learning from the definition of a public record.
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2017-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0165IntroProvides that a cause of action may be brought for encroachment upon open space land.
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2017-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0209IntroEstablishes a community senior services grant program to provide financial assistance to municipalities and nonprofit organizations which operate senior centers and/or senior programs.
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2017-02-02
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0219IntroPermits Bristol to charge $.35 landing fee on passengers over 12 years old arriving in its port excluding commercial fishing vessels.
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2017-02-02
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0214IntroCreates tax incentives for the installation of alternative fuel facilities. Takes effect upon passage and this chapter would be repealed on January 1, 2020.
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2017-02-02
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0170IntroAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Act.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0116IntroAdds disabled veterans with honorable discharge who purchase a new motor vehicle to the category of certain veterans exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0124IntroRepeals the sales tax on pet care services.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0129IntroChanges the minimum corporate tax by calculating the tax based on gross income.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0123IntroAmends the Education and Property Tax Relief Act by setting the regionalization bonus at (2%) of the state's share of foundation education formula and by eliminating third year bonus provision.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0189IntroCreates the "Healthy Workplace Act of 2017" and establishes a cause of action against employers and employees for workplace bullying, harassment and other abusive conduct that is tolerated by employers.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0119IntroPermits the town of Tiverton to be prospectively reimbursed at the forty percent (40%) floor of the housing aid share ratio on projects completed before June 30, 2010.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0143IntroEstablishes the "Start-Up Rhode Island Act" to allow for the establishment of certain tax free zones in the state.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0090PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Rose M. Lavoie
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2017-01-19
Senate read and passed
RIS0017PassSenate Resolution Honoring Joe Baker On The Occasion Of His Retirement From The Newport Daily News
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2017-01-18
Senate read and passed
RIS0027IntroAllows for subtraction of up to $20,000 in taxable pension or annuity income from adjusted gross income beginning in tax year 2018.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0042IntroExempts the portion of a military pension which is included in federal adjusted gross income from the state income tax.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0028IntroProvides that for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018, a taxpayer entitled to a federal earned-income credit shall be allowed a state earned-income credit equal to 18% of the federal earned-income credit.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0021IntroAddresses the potential for sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes by raising awareness of the symptoms ad requiring medical evaluations.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0085IntroCreates a veteran's preference in the issuance of state contracts.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
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