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RIH7162PassDirects the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2134PassDirects the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7121PassAuthorizes RI Health Exchange to seek waiver under Affordable Care Act to allow small business owners/sole proprietors to purchase health plans offered by RI Health Exchange.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7102PassCreates a municipal infrastructure grant program within the DOA relating to municipal and other public infrastructure projects.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7104PassRequires DOT to identify the impact of Rhode Works projects and the realignment of the Newport Bridge ramps on Rhode Island small business commercial areas.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2019PassAuthorizes RI Health Exchange to seek waiver under Affordable Care Act to allow small business owners/sole proprietors to purchase health plans offered by RI Health Exchange.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7182PassProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in their third trimester during transport to and from court proceedings by sheriffs and/or incarceration at the ACI with annual reports to the general assembly effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2086PassRequires DOT to identify the impact of Rhode Works projects and the realignment of the Newport Bridge ramps on Rhode Island small business commercial areas.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7309PassDesignates the Class A Tall Ship commonly known as the "SSV Oliver Hazard Perry" as the official flagship and tall ship ambassador of the state.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7402PassRemoves the requirement that a student with disabilities be a college student in order to be eligible to participate in the Mary Brennan fellowship fund program and also removes the requirement that the fellowship program take place in Providence.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2231PassFurther defines the duties of the department of elderly affairs with regard to elder caregiver respite services.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2239PassCreates a municipal infrastructure grant program within the DOA relating to municipal and other public infrastructure projects.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2268PassProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners during transport to and from court proceedings by sheriffs and/or incarceration at the ACI with annual reports to the general assembly effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2259PassDesignates the Class A Tall Ship commonly known as the "SSV Oliver Hazard Perry" as the official flagship and tall ship ambassador of the state.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7578PassEstablishes a web-based caregiver support information center and adds certain elder services to those which are subject to training and support from the elderly affairs department.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2341PassRemoves the requirement that a student with disabilities be a college student in order to be eligible to participate in the Mary Brennan fellowship fund program and also removes the requirement that the fellowship program take place in Providence.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7813PassEnables the Rhode Island Public Rail Corporation to lower the self-insured retention amount required of the state and would provide indemnification statewide.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2556PassAllows the I-195 Redevelopment commission to make certain alterations to the boundaries of a portion of the I-195 redevelopment called "Parcel P4".
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2579PassEnables the Rhode Island Public Rail Corporation to lower the self-insured retention amount required of the state and would provide indemnification statewide.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2934PassEstablishes the Rhode Island reinsurance program and restricted receipt account, from federal funding, administered by the director of the Rhode Island health benefits exchange, to mitigate the impact of high-risk individuals on health insurance rate...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8351PassEstablishes the Rhode Island reinsurance program that will provide reinsurance to insurance carriers that offer health insurance coverage on the individual market, to mitigate the impact of high-risk individuals on health insurance rates.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8356PassAllows the I-195 Redevelopment commission to make certain alterations to the boundaries of a portion of the I-195 redevelopment called "Parcel P4".
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7502PassRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2560PassRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7793EngrossRequires, by July 1, 2019, the establishment of renewable energy siting ordinances in all cities and towns which would meet the standards set by a working group within the office of energy resources.
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2018-06-22
House read and passed
RIS2665IntroEstablishes a small business development fund to encourage formation of private capital investment by federally-licensed investment companies.
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2018-06-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH8208IntroRequires state departments, agencies to promulgate rules and regulations prior to the first day of the next legislative session after passage with general assembly oversight committees to keep public record of same.
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2018-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2954IntroEstablishes a formula to create a transitional alternative payment method incentive to be used in calculating reimbursement rates that must be paid by health insurance carriers to eligible Rhode Island hospitals.
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2018-06-22
Committee heard
RIH8324IntroRequires a monthly tax collection accounting and compliance with federal, state and local laws by hosting platforms for transient rentals.
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2018-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7418IntroRequires emergency generators in any elderly housing complex consisting of more than five (5) residential units in one building sufficient to operate a refrigerator and at least one other electrical outlet in each unit.
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2018-06-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2819IntroMandates that quasi-public corporations limit the use of all funds/property to perform the function/service for which the quasi-public corporation was created. Prohibits the transfer or reallocations of funds held by a quasi-public corporation.
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2018-06-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIH8306IntroRequires the DOT to establish a schedule of all maintenance, including landscaping and mowing of lawns on state roads, and provide a copy of said schedule to the department of public works in any city or town where the state road is located.
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2018-06-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2061IntroRequires the general assembly to appropriate a minimum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) in capital financing to Rhode Island Housing & Mortgage Finance Corporation (RIHMFC) for the development of affordable housing for the homeless.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2100IntroProvides that houses, condominiums, or other residential dwelling units, regardless of the number of rooms, which are used and/or advertised for rent for occupancy would be exempt from the state sales or hotel tax.
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2198IntroEstablishes community senior services grant program providing financial assistance to municipalities/nonprofit organizations operating senior centers/programs.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2582IntroCreates process within DCYF for reviewing a determination that out-of-home residential placement is appropriate in an effort to ensure that a child is placed in the least restrictive placement. Requires DCYF to develop plan for recruiting foster fami...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2910IntroRequires $5,000,000 bond referendum for affordable housing with $700 price ceiling for fiscal year 2019/$5,000,000 appropriated for every fiscal year thereafter.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIH8242IntroEstablishes a formula to create a transitional alternative payment method incentive to be used in calculating reimbursement rates that must be paid by health insurance carriers to eligible Rhode Island hospitals.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH8251IntroRequires police officers receive mental health training in compliance with commission certified standards for persons suffering from mental illness/substance use disorder/intellectual/developmental disabilities.
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2018-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8109IntroEstablishes the "refundable investment tax credit act" to provide for a refundable investment tax credit for certain investments in the construction of facilities, acquisition of tangible property, and the training of employees in the state.
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2018-06-05
To House Finance Committee
RIS2375IntroReinstates for one year, from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, the formula used to distribute hotel tax funds prior to January 1, 2016.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2512IntroApplies the hotel tax distribution formula for entities within the Providence regional tourism district to any and all hotels physically connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2554IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant allowing individuals to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards and receive fifty percent (50%) of the total sum spent, up to five thousand dollars ($5,000...
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2018-05-31
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8120IntroMakes changes to the membership of the energy facilities siting board by increasing the size of the board from three (3) to seven (7) members for certain application, and also imposes additional requirements on applicants for energy facilities.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2747IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island global warming solutions act to reduce carbon emissions across various sectors of the local economy.
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2018-05-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2473EngrossEnsures appropriate disability language is used in job descriptions and statutes.
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2018-05-25
To House Labor Committee
RIS2632IntroLimits the number of registered sex offenders in any facility that operates as a homeless shelter whether on state or private property. Those limits may be exceeded if the facility complies with the provisions of § 11-37.1-21(c).
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2018-05-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2905IntroMakes changes to the membership of the energy facilities siting board by increasing the size of the board from three (3) to seven (7) members for certain application, and also imposes additional requirements on applicants for energy facilities.
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2018-05-24
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIH8216IntroAllows RI municipalities to request an expedited permit review process for certain critical municipal public safety projects. The process would be the same as projects of critical economic concern. It would also waive permit fees for municipalities.
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2018-05-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7013IntroEstablishes rules and procedures for licensing emergency shelters, including setting minimum standards and prohibits the charging of fees to the residents.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
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