RI Legislation | 2019 | Regular Session

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S0747PassRemoves the overtime exemption for firefighters unless they are paid at the rate of one and one-half (1 1/2) times their regular rate for all hours worked in excess of forty-two (42) hours.
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2019-05-17
Effective without Governor's signature
S0203IntroExtends the period for musical and theatrical productions to obtain tax credits to July 1, 2024.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
H5951EngrossAllows Mary Beth Hauser to join Julie Shellard and Anthony Marino in marriage on or about July 13, 2019, within the town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0798IntroEstablishes an opioid stewardship payment program which manufacturers and distributors of opioids would pay into, to support opioid treatment programs.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0570IntroRequires Tricare to pay the healthcare services funding contributions for their contribution enrollees.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H6017IntroAllows Roger Kroha to join Jennifer Nasser and Daniel Rubino in marriage on or about October 12, 2019, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6036EngrossAllows Cory J. Bilodeau to join Linda M. Bilodeau and Paul D. O’Mara in marriage on or about June 7, 2019, within the Town of East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5977EngrossAllows Jason Grabowski to join Danielle Baron and Shaun Darigan in marriage on or about July 27, 2019, within the Town of Glocester, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6037EngrossAllows Alison S. Carcieri-Cassidy to join Nicole Elaine Russo and Sean Dominic Carlino in marriage on or about August 17, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0799IntroProhibits insurer from denying application/exclude/limit coverage under any life insurance policy based solely on prescription to carry or possess naloxone.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0134IntroProvides that the non-resident withholding requirement for a corporation that sells real estate be consistent with the seven percent (7%) corporate income tax rate.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0558IntroRequires the state to phase in the use of zero emission vehicles beginning in 2020 using state fleet replacement revolving loan funds.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
H5174PassServes as the enabling act for the Providence Public Buildings Authority school housing projects to be eligible for state housing aid reimbursement.
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2019-05-17
Signed by Governor
S0748PassRemoves the overtime exemption for firefighters and rescue service personnel employed by the cities and towns.
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2019-05-17
Effective without Governor's signature
H6018EngrossAllows John Austin Murphy to join Catherine K. DeVoe and Kurt R. Worell in marriage on or about July 27, 2019, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0830IntroLimited compassion centers to purchase marijuana for resale as medical marijuana.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0215IntroChanges title of chapter 5-37.2 and throughout, replacing words “Oriental medicine” with “East Asian medicine” and allows certified individuals to practice the art of acupuncture and East Asian medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic method...
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0138IntroRestores provisions of chapter 16.2 of title 23 as well as all of chapter 16.3 of title 23, which were repealed or deleted in the 2015 Budget Act, relating to definitions, licensing, and the operation of medical laboratories.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0445IntroProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member. Effective 1/1/2021.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0847PassServes as the enabling act for the Providence Public Buildings Authority school housing projects to be eligible for state housing aid reimbursement.
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2019-05-17
Signed by Governor
S0767IntroGrants the town council of the town of Jamestown the authority to provide for certain exemptions or tax credits for any veteran of the United States armed services.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0775IntroPermits clinical laboratories as defined in § 23-16.2-2(2) to conduct its own analysis of specimens for the detection of HIV/AIDS instead of sending the specimens to the department of health.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0577IntroProvides the office of the health insurance commissioner with oversight of risk-bearing provider organizations and health care risk contracts.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0144IntroRequires managed care organizations to consult with the executive office of health and human services to develop incentives for nursing facilities that demonstrate lower direct care staff turnover.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0675IntroJoint Resolution Relating To Debt Management Act (authorizes Approval Of $50,000,000 Rhode Island Turnpike And Bridge Authority Revenue Bonds Secured By Toll, Transfers Of Motor Fuel Taxes And Other Revenues To Provide Funds To Maintain And Improve C...
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
H6122EngrossAllows James Weston Reynolds to join Jenna Alean Mendonsa and Scott William Donovan in marriage on or about June 8, 2019, within the City of Cranston, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0667IntroAuthorizes the Memorial and Library Association of Westerly to take, hold, transmit and convey real and personal estate to an amount not exceeding sixty-five million dollars ($65,000,000).
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
H6002EngrossAllows Jessica L. Irey to join Katelyn T. Maxwell and Joseph M. Brennan in marriage on or about June 21, 2019, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5662PassRemoves the overtime exemption for firefighters unless they are paid at the rate of one and one-half (1 1/2) times their regular rate for all hours worked in excess of forty-two (42) hours.
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2019-05-17
Effective without Governor's signature
S0669IntroAuthorizes the city of Newport to impose an additional two percent (2%) real estate transfer tax.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0309IntroAdds six members to the commission on traumatic brain injuries.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0062IntroRequires municipalities to exempt from taxation the real property of a surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty, who occupies the real property as their principal place of residence.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
S0294IntroRequires annual reports to track the number of caregiver assessments given as part of the assessments conducted for Medicaid long term services and supports the creation of a family caregiver support association by the division of elderly affairs.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H5663PassRemoves the overtime exemption for firefighters and rescue service personnel employed by the cities and towns.
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2019-05-17
Effective without Governor's signature
S0304IntroDirects filing non-opiate directives with the DOA and deletes requirements for recording in electronic health record and verification by a registered practitioner. Replaces medical disciplinary board with the dept of health for compliance violations.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S0433IntroProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 21]
To Senate Finance Committee
H5429EngrossExtends the benefits of the dual enrollment equal opportunity act to cover home-schooled students.
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2019-05-16
House read and passed
S0840EngrossTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of 61 Pilsudski St., Llc
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2019-05-16
[Hearing: May 21]
To House Corporations Committee
S0828IntroPLAT 90 LOT 23) AND TO ISSUE NOT MORE THAN $7,500,000 BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes the town of North Kingstown to issue not more than seven million five hundred dollars ($7,500,000) in bonds and notes to finance improvements and/or related eq...
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2019-05-16
Committee recommends passage
S0238IntroImposes $300 substance abuse education assessment for conviction of driving under the influence or a violation for refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. Funds would be allocated to department of behavioral health and used to fund substance abuse progr...
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2019-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6123PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Pastor Nathaniel Virgil Witcher
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2019-05-16
House read and passed
S0201IntroEnables the town of Coventry to charge owners of lands using the sewage works interest charges in excess of charges paid by the town.
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2019-05-16
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/21/2019)
H6048IntroAllows Arnold Haskins Campbell, Esq., to join Alexandra Campbell Swoyer and Jeffrey Michael Carbone in marriage on or about August 9, 2019, within the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-16
Placed on the House Consent Calendar (05/21/2019)
H5540IntroRequires the state department of health to post and maintain on its website a link to ClinicalTrials.gov, a free service of the National Institutes of Health Library of Medicine.
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2019-05-16
Placed on House Calendar (05/21/2019)
H6034IntroRepeals the existing provisions of the Corporate Charter and replaces them in their entirety.
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2019-05-16
Committee recommends passage
H5843PassAllows Charles Krohn Fipshaw to join Rory Bagwell Clark and Stephen Mitchell Miller in marriage on or about June 8, 2019, within the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-16
Effective without Governor's signature
S0738IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island health insurance market stability and consumer protection act in order to update state law to reflect current insurance standards, practice and regulation to maintain market stability.
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2019-05-16
Senate passed Sub A
H5207IntroCreating the travel insurance act to establish comprehensive/uniform regulatory framework for travel insurance. Clarifying/bolstering enforcement authority over participants in the travel insurance industry.
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2019-05-16
[Hearing: May 21]
Proposed Substitute
H5824PassAllows Andrea Bolton to join Megan Elizabeth Chapman and Nicholas Jerome Leary in marriage on or about August 31, 2019, within the Town of Johnston, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-16
Effective without Governor's signature
H6064IntroEstablishes process to set maximum contaminate levels of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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2019-05-16
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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