Bills Pending Rhode Island House Finance Committee

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RIH6139IntroExtends historic tax credits for 3 years until December 31, 2022, projects which have been funded through the Cultural Arts and the Economy Grant program, as enacted in chapter 145 of the 2014 Pub. L., and which would have expired on December 31, 201...
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2019-05-22
To House Finance Committee
RIS0715EngrossAmends the date that a new, fully reflective registration plate would be issued from January 1, 2020 to December 1, 2019. The act would also increase the registration fee for fully reflective plates from $6.00 to fifteen dollars $15.00.
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2019-05-22
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RIH6128IntroStreamlines process for municipal retirement plans to join MERS by providing flexible funding policies/enables investment commission/general treasurer to invest closed plan assets for maximum efficiency/safety/liquidity.
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2019-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS0738IntroEstablishes 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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2019-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS0055EngrossEstablishes small business development fund to encourage formation of private capital investment in underserved small businesses with annual report and termination after 6 years.
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2019-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH6118IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $250,000 To The Opportunities Industrialization Center Of Rhode Island (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $250,000 To The Opportunities Industrialization Center Of Rhode Island.)
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2019-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH6119IntroProhibits a third party hosting platform from renting a short-term rental unit unless the unit is registered with the city/town. Allows the city/town to issue orders of compliance or impose fines for unregistered units.
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2019-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH5877IntroHelps expedite the payments made to subcontractors for work they perform on state contracts. It would also establish a new process to help minority business enterprises collect for their work on state contracts from their prime contractors.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5218IntroSubstitutes the office of health insurance commissioner for the director of business regulation as the overseer of health insurance claims and sets forth guidelines to use to determine whether substantial compliance has been met.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5875IntroAuthorizes CCRI, RIC, URI to sell obsolete/discarded/surplus technology to students at a discounted price with monies collected used to purchase updated electronic equipment/technology.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5385IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $185,000 To The Division Of Elderly Affairs In The Department Of Human Services To Fund Elder Respite Services (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $185,000 To The Division Of Elderly Affairs In The ...
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2019-05-15
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RIS0633IntroJoint Resolution Authorizing The Issuance Of Garvee Bonds
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2019-05-15
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RIH6080IntroAllows Woonsocket to assess different tax rates upon motor vehicles and ratable tangible personal property to comply with Motor Vehicle/Trailer Tax Elimination Act.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5370IntroExtends the reimbursement to a school district or municipality for the employment of a new hire school resource officer from a period of three (3) years to ongoing.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5402IntroExpands the health services council from twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) members and amends the hospital conversion act relative to disclosure.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5582IntroProvides the office of the health insurance commissioner with oversight of risk-bearing provider organizations and health care risk contracts.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5106IntroExpands the tiered-rate structure for childcare assistance program to meet federal benchmark for access to high-quality childcare for all age groups of children.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5011IntroClarifies the status of pilot payments to the town of Exeter in view of its not presently having a police department.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5626IntroAwards all pension system members 3% COLA applied to first $50,000 of retirement allowance annually exp. 1/1/20 provided prior year investment return gains 10% or more until fund is 80% funded.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5617IntroAmends the definition of "dependent child" and allows an additional year of vocational education upon successful completion of the first year of education at CCRI.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5916IntroEstablishes 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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2019-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH5858IntroRequires the general assembly to appropriate not less than $5,000,000 annually in capital financing for affordable housing development.
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2019-05-15
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RIS0713IntroRequires builders on state public school contracts $5,000,000 or more to have 15% of the labor performed by apprentices, and sets forth other consequential requirements for such contracts.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5933IntroCreates a restricted receipt account for all 911 funds and requires that they be used solely for the operation of the 911 system. Authorizes the PUC to reduce 911 surcharges to the extent they exceed the sums needed to operate the 911 system.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5401IntroRequires Tricare to pay the healthcare services funding contributions for their contribution enrollees.
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2019-05-15
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RIS0714IntroRequires the workforce board to fund a non-trade apprenticeship incentive program in fisheries.
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2019-05-15
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RIH5403IntroRequires that the rate for hospice providers, delivering hospice care in a skilled nursing facility, not exceed ninety-five percent (95%) of the rate paid for non-hospice care in a skilled nursing facility.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5913IntroDirects the executive office of health and human services to adopt a Medicaid fee for services and reimbursement rate for non-emergency medical transportation service providers.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5915IntroProvides for Medicaid reimbursement for therapeutic riding services.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5580IntroMandates no new initial licenses for nursing facilities to be issued prior to July 1, 2022. Prior to July 1, 2022, licensing agency not allowed to increase licensed bed capacity.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5579IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services to adjust the per diem reimbursement rate to nursing facilities every 3 years; and provides that any time state minimum wage is increased, the reimbursement rate increases by the same percent...
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2019-05-14
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RIH5621IntroProvides for a Medicaid home nursing care and hospice base rate adjustment for services delivered by highly skilled nursing professionals to high-acuity or high medical necessity Medicaid beneficiaries that have tracheostomies or use ventilators.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5571IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment of the chronically homeless.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5387IntroRepeals the automatic phase out of the nursing facility reimbursement price based methodology.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5616IntroProvides for authorizations for services to developmentally disabled adults issued on or after July 1, 2019, be developed on an annual basis with funding for these services to be issued on an annual basis.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5609IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5204IntroRequires that enrollees in the Rhode Island best RX Prescription drug discount program for the uninsured are not charged a copay for their prescriptions.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5623IntroExpedites the Medicaid assistance application process and the recoupment process including interim Medicaid assistance payments.
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2019-05-14
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RIH5599IntroCreates the life appropriations act prohibiting public dollars from the state of Rhode Island to be awarded to any entity that performs convenience abortions.
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2019-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH6106IntroEstablishes the smokers' health assistance fund by imposing a fifteen cent ($0.15) surcharge on cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices.
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2019-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIS0147IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant which allows eligible homeowners and renters to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards.
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2019-05-10
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RIH5604IntroIncreases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2019-05-10
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RIH6105IntroEstablishes prisoner made goods program that permits director of corrections to contract companies that ship goods out of United States for production and allows inmates to be paid the federal minimum wage to produce in Rhode Island.
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2019-05-10
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RIH6107IntroEstablishes office of adult education literarcy/employment advisory committee within GWBRI for adult education and literacy services/repeals adult education act and aid for evening schools eff. 12/1/19.
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2019-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH5597IntroProvides, for the tax year 2018 and thereafter, that any tax overpayment would be refunded with interest calculated at twelve percent (12%) compounded daily if not received by the thirtieth day of June in the subsequent year.
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5526IntroIncreases the Rhode Island earned income credit from fifteen percent (15%) to fifteen and one-half percent (15.5%).
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2019-05-09
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RIH5912IntroIncreases tax wage base for contributions to TDI /TCI, expands eligibility, increases benefit rates, adds sibling and grandchild in coverage benefits, increases temp caregiver weeks, and institutes fines for not reinstating an employee who uses progr...
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5223IntroPension benefits that originate from and were taxed in another state are exempted from Rhode Island state taxation.
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5311IntroAllows for modification reducing federal adjusted gross income by allowing up to fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) income from individual retirement accounts or 401K accounts to be subtracted from gross income.
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2019-05-09
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RIH5224IntroExempts from the sale or use tax that portion of a motor vehicle lease payment collected for tangible personal property tax, municipal property tax, excise, or any other similar tax.
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
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