Rhode Island Senator James Seveney [D]

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RIS0134EngrossProvides 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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2019-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Finance Committee
RIS0781IntroReduces the number of infractions for a person to be considered a "toll violator" from twenty (20) to ten (10). The act also reduces the number of infractions for a person to be considered a "toll evader" from one hundred (100) to twenty (20).
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2019-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Finance Committee
RIS0031IntroEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2019-06-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0171EngrossEnsures appropriate disability language is used in all job descriptions and statutes.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
Proposed Substitute
RIS0238IntroImposes $250 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 BHDDH and used to fund substance abuse programs.
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2019-06-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0194IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Evaluate Rhode Island's Electric And Natural Gas Transmission And Distribution System Infrastructure (creates A 22 Member Commission To Study And Evaluate Rhode Island's Electric...
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0384IntroProvides an honorary name to a portion of highway on Chopmist Hill Road from Route 44 in Chepachet to Route 6 in Scituate, now known a Hartford Pike, as the Gold Star Family Highway.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0334IntroRequires that any use of a premises for marijuana cultivation be disclosed in any real estate transaction.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0563IntroRequires that retirement contributions be deposited or remitted to the retirement system within three (3) days.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0538IntroRequires that plans for natural gas infrastructure be built to a set of design standards approved by a certified engineer if the work poses a material public safety risk.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0621IntroAllows that the year of manufacture plate need only be attached to the rear of the vehicle.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0603IntroMakes amendments providing for additional reporting duties and requirements for persons with knowledge of mistreatment or neglect of elders.
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2019-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0675EngrossJoint 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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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0719IntroAdds elementary or secondary school mathematics, world languages or science educators to those individuals eligible for a fellowship.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0702IntroPrecludes the disability of a parent from serving as a basis for denial or restriction in matters involving a child's welfare, foster care, family law, guardianship and adoption.
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2019-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0864IntroDirect the council on elementary and secondary education to provide professional support and assistance to LEAs regarding effective ways to use data such as the LEA’s budget and demographics, school culture, and assessments to improve student perfo...
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2019-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0868IntroDirects the council on elementary/secondary education to implement assessment/evaluation systems for teachers/administrators.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0866IntroEstablishes testing requirements for initial certification of new teachers on or after July 1, 2021.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0889EngrossRequires retail establishments to accept cash in payment for goods and services excluding online purchases.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0903EngrossAllows Robert Paul Hasenstab to join Lyndsie Martha Andrade and Christopher Drew Chamberlin in marriage on or about October 13, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20]
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIS0898EngrossAllows private corporation, Children’s Grove, to convey its open space and recreational property to nonprofit third parties or a municipal corporation; provided that, such property shall be held and maintained for public recreation and open space.
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIS0017IntroSunsets/discontinues the Jobs Development Act rate reduction as of July 1, 2019.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0059EngrossJoint Resolution Respectfully Urging The Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals And The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Certain Direct Worker Wages
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2019-06-13
To House Finance Committee
RIS0080IntroAuthorizes tax assessors to use the last revaluation as the assessed valuation.
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2019-06-13
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS0199Intro2) (Limits public school K through 2 class size to twenty (20) students.
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2019-06-13
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/18/2019)
RIS0561IntroSets forth the proportional distribution of revenue from tax payments received after July 1, 2019, from the hotel tax.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0816IntroEstablishes 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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2019-06-13
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/18/2019)
RIS0367PassSenate Resolution Recognizing And Supporting The "know Before You Fly" Campaign As An Official Source Of Safety Education For Prospective And Active Operators Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems In Rhode Island
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2019-06-12
Senate read and passed
RIS0562IntroRepeals the provisions of the Stay Invested in RI Wavemaker Fellowship, and establish the Stay Invested in RI Tax Credit to provide eligible taxpayers with a tax credit for educational loan repayment expenses.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0787IntroProvides that documents related to an audit of mattress stewardship fees are considered public records under the access to public records act.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0021IntroAdds three (3) new income tax brackets for purposes of Rhode Island state income taxation.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0084IntroProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2019-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0126IntroAuthorizes state agencies to allow vendors to withhold a commission for developing electronic filing systems.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0567IntroExempts from the sales and use taxes tangible personal property donated for a charitable purpose to nonprofit organization deemed tax-exempt by both the federal government, this state or any state government of the United States of America.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0044IntroRedefines extraordinary costs associated with the education of special education students to be costs that are above the core foundation amount.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0117IntroAmends the provisions of the Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0233EngrossExempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2019-06-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0395IntroEnables Rhode Island businesses to voluntarily promulgate standards to guide its business activities in a sustainable and responsible manner, as well as metrics for assessing whether it has met its objectives.
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2019-06-05
To House Small Business Committee
RIS0939IntroRequires all high school students graduating in 2021 and thereafter attending public or any schools managed and controlled by the state to demonstrate proficiency in one course in computer science education.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0937IntroEstablishes the executive position of the secretary of education, and would set out the powers and duties of the secretary.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0950IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $300,000 To The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation For Allocation To The Defense Economy Community Reinvestment Program
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2019-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0923PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Molly Andrade On Being Named "miss Rhode Island 2019"
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2019-05-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0197IntroAmends certain sections of the education law to reference the new council on elementary and secondary education, and would make provisions to allow for certification as teachers, military personnel, and their spouses who are certified in another stat...
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2019-05-29
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0756IntroRequires the board of education to develop and implement a 5 year plan to improve student performance in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math and increase the number of postsecondary degrees awarded in STEAM fields on or before 2/1/20.
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2019-05-29
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0158IntroRequires that penalties or restitution payments for larceny or campaign expenditure reporting violations be deposited into the general fund.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0206IntroAmends the definition of the term "disabled," for purposes tax relief, to include persons receiving veterans' affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0279IntroExempts from sales tax any amount a construction contractor charges clients for materials and supplies in connection with a construction contract.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0824IntroRemoves the prohibition on state appropriations to the municipal infrastructure grant program, and would provide for a one time $10,000,000 appropriation to administer the program.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0822IntroRemoves the prohibition on state appropriations to the municipal infrastructure grant program, and authorizes the state planning council to evaluate, approve and issue such grants, subject to the appropriations provided to the program.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0884PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Andy Andrade, Chuck Paiva And Chris Patsos On Being Inducted Into The George D. Donnelly Sunset League Class Of 2018 Hall Of Fame
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2019-05-22
Senate read and passed
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