+ − Contact Information Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (401) 222-2708 + − Sponsored Bills (14) RI - SB297 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF GREEN REALTY ASSOCIATES, LLC. RI - SB249 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX (Reduces the minimum corporate tax from four hundred dollars ($400) to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) for the tax year beginning on July 1, 2018, and abolish the tax for tax years beginning on or after July 1, 2019.) RI - SR828 JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS A PROPOSITION OF AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE -- REFERENDUM ON LINE ITEM VETO RI - SB751 AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS (Authorizes the town of Charlestown to regulate earth removal extraction, and blasting operations within the town.) RI - SB12 AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF AML PUBLICATIONS, INC. RI - SR851 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF UMILE RITACCO RI - SR547 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF DR. SAMUEL J. MONTALTO, JR. RI - SB272 AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- SURPRISE BILLS FOR MEDICAL SERVICES (Provides for a dispute resolution process for emergency services and surprise bills for medical services performed by nonparticipating (out-of-network) health care providers.) RI - SB39 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER ACT - PREPAID WIRELESS E-911 CHARGE ACT (Creates restricted receipt account for all 911 funds and requires these funds to be used solely for operation of the 911 system.) RI - SR298 SENATE RESOLUTION CELEBRATING GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY RI - SB923 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- STROKE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009 (Permits the department of health to designate hospitals as "acute stroke ready hospitals.") RI - SB33 AN ACT RELATING TO THE WESTERLY HIGHER EDUCATION AND JOB SKILLS CENTER (Authorizes the appropriation of the sum of one million two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($1,250,000) to the Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017.) RI - SR939 SENATE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL AND DESIGNATING THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 7, 2017, THROUGH JUNE 7, 2018, AS "THE YEAR OF LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL" RI - SB56 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- EXCAVATION NEAR UNDERGROUND UTILITY FACILITIES (Requires the marking of all underground utility facilities when the underground utility is under a public right-of-way.) + − Cosponsored Bills (66) RI - SB42 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Exempts the portion of a military pension which is included in federal adjusted gross income from the state income tax.) RI - SB45 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Provides that corporations with less than fifty (50) employees shall not be subject to the four hundred dollar ($400) minimum corporate tax.) RI - SB60 AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE--PROCEDURE GENERALLY (Provides immunity to persons that provide food or wild game to a food pantry, food bank or DEM or individuals.) RI - SB117 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - INCOME TAX REFUNDS - STATE TAX OFFICIALS (Gives all state income tax return filers the option to have their tax refund directly deposited into their bank account.) RI - SB123 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF (Amends 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.) RI - SB161 AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN (Ratifies and validates the amendment to the South Kingstown Home Rule Charter which was approved by the electors of the town of South Kingstown at the polls on November 8, 2016.) RI - SB184 AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS (Requires most employers in Rhode Island to participate in the E/Verify employment authorization program and establishes deadlines to do so.) RI - SB256 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE -- STATE BUDGET (Requires that all legislative grants awarded by the general assembly be included in the annual state budget and specifies information that must be provided regarding each grant.) RI - SB295 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - COURTESY VETERANS' PLATES (Permits a veteran to request a "Courtesy Plate" with their choice of letters and numbers consistent with present availability with the veteran plate format.) RI - SB314 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION - SALES AND USE TAXES - PERSONAL INCOME TAX (Subtracts state tax refunds, paid to an individual in the previous year, from federal adjusted gross income, for purposes of the state income tax for tax years beginning January 1, 2018.) RI - SB445 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (Authorizes the appropriation and separate accounting of additional state funds to provide a dedicated state match required to receive annual federal funds.) RI - SB463 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION (Provides that the taxation of military service pensions for purposes of the Rhode Island personal income tax would be reduced and phased out over a five (5) year period from 2017 to 2021.) RI - SB468 AN ACT RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX - LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Removes the $250 dollar limit on the sales tax exemption on footwear and clothing.) RI - SB475 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT--STATE BEACH, PARK AND RECREATION AREA USER FEES (Eliminates all user fees for access to any state beach) RI - SB572 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION - THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (Provides for a two percent (2%) regionalization bonus to all regionalized school districts commencing in Fiscal Year 2018.) RI - SB602 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT (Provides that when an agency publicly proposes for notice and comment or otherwise promulgates a new rule or regulation, it would identify at least one existing rule or regulation to be repealed.) RI - SB614 AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN (Requires all CASA (court-appointed special advocate) volunteers to first pass DCYF clearance as well as a national criminal background check before qualifying for appointment by the court.) RI - SB618 AN ACT RELATING TO CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS - RHODE ISLAND NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT (Simplifies process for foreign corporations to obtain certificate of authority by producing only certificate of good standing legal assistance from incorporating state or country.) RI - SB673 AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- STATE CRIME LABORATORY (Changes the director and other positions at the state crime laboratory from board of governors' appointments to employees of the council on postsecondary education.) RI - SB905 AN ACT RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS (Renames the College of Pharmacy building on Greenhouse Road at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, as "Paramaz Avedisian '54 Hall.") RI - SB960 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES (Benefits for students with disabilities continue until the end of the public school calendar semester when the student turns 21 or when the student’s program ends in accordance with the student’s (IEP), whichever occurs earlier.) RI - SB969 AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION (Exempts from taxation the real and personal property located at 321 Main Street, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, belonging to the Contemporary Theatre Company, a qualified tax exempt corporation under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.) RI - SR88 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING CHIEF VINCENT VESPIA, JR., ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT ON NOVEMBER 1, 2016, AFTER FIFTY-SEVEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT RI - SR90 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF ROSE M. LAVOIE RI - SR92 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 22ND THROUGH JANUARY 28TH, 2017, AS "CRNA WEEK" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR359 SENATE RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE 173RD ANNIVERSARY OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC INDEPENDENCE ON FEBRUARY 27, 2017 RI - SR368 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING OFFICER YOMAIRA RODRIGUEZ, SERGEANT DERRICK LEVASSEUR, AND OFFICER BARI CAMERON FOR THEIR HEROIC EFFORTS IN RESCUING SEVEN PEOPLE FROM A BURNING BUILDING IN THE CITY OF CENTRAL FALLS RI - SR372 SENATE RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND IN 1892 RI - SR520 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF MARCH TO BE "MAPLE SYRUP MONTH" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR521 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE HONORABLE ROBERT W. GEMMA ON HIS RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF DEVOTED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF RHODE ISLAND AND THE RHODE ISLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY RI - SR527 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SINCERE CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF ANDREW J. REIS RI - SR529 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF THOMAS G. SUPROCK RI - SR567 JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE FINANCING FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW RESIDENCE FACILITY ON THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND KINGSTON CAMPUS RI - SR616 SENATE RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE CELEBRATION OF ST. JOSEPH'S DAY RI - SR617 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES ON THE PASSING OF JOSEPH RICHARD BRADY RI - SR620 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING RHODE ISLAND NATIVE BILLY GILMAN ON HIS SINGING CAREER AND FINISHING AS RUNNER-UP ON THE VOICE RI - SR621 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE WEEK OF MARCH 12TH THROUGH 18TH OF 2017 TO BE "BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS WEEK" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR624 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF LEONARDO GIARRUSSO RI - SR626 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF THE HONORABLE DAVID E. BATES RI - SR628 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING JIM PURCELL, ED. D., FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF RHODE ISLAND AS COMMISSIONER FOR POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION RI - SR629 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING VERA LATORRE ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF HER 107TH BIRTHDAY RI - SR683 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING MARCH 29, 2017, TO BE "ANNUAL SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION LEGISLATIVE DAY" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR684 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE TIVERTON BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2017 RHODE ISLAND BOYS' BASKETBALL DIVISION III TOURNAMENT, AND CONGRATULATING THE TIVERTON GIRLS' CHEERLEADING TEAM ON WINNING THE 2017 RHODE ISLAND CHEERLEADING SMALL DIVISION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RI - SR693 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2017 ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP RI - SR696 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF PAUL E. BARBER, SR., M.D. RI - SR697 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING AND THANKING THE HONORABLE M. TERESA PAIVA WEED FOR HER STALWART AND PASSIONATE SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR717 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE ELEANOR SLATER HOSPITAL/ZAMBARANO UNIT ON THE RECOGNITION OF ZAMBARANO DAY ON APRIL 5, 2017 RI - SR718 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF PAULINE M. CARDIN RI - SR726 SENATE RESOLUTION EXTENDING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF THE HONORABLE WILLIAM A. WALASKA RI - SR779 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF WILLIAM BENSON, JR. RI - SR819 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF RHODE ISLAND YOUTH OF THE YEAR PROGRAM RI - SR823 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING APRIL, 2017, TO BE "THE MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD" IN RHODE ISLAND RI - SR826 SENATE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR'S WORKFORCE BOARD WORK WITH THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE EXPANSION OF NEW SKILLS AND COMPETENCY BASED APPRENTICESHIPS IN A FULL ARRAY OF SECTORS AND TO ASSIST EMPLOYERS THROUGH THE PROCESS OF INITIATING A NEW REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RI - SR848 SENATE RESOLUTION CELEBRATING AND COMMEMORATING THE 69TH ANNIVERSARY OF ISRAEL'S INDEPENDENCE DAY ON TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017 RI - SR854 SENATE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE CLASS OF 2017, ITS NEW PRESIDENT, AND ITS ALUMNI RI - SR901 JOINT RESOLUTION AMENDING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON DEFENSE ECONOMY PLANNING (Amends the membership of the special legislative commission on defense economy planning by increasing the number of members from twenty-five (25) to twenty-six (26) by adding the Director of Veteran's Affairs, or designee.) RI - SR907 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING MAY AS "BETTER HEARING AND SPEECH MONTH" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR908 SENATE RESOLUTION CELEBRATING AGRICULTURE DAY AND NATIONAL AGRICULTURE WEEK IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR910 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING MAY 19TH OF 2017 AS "GREEK PONTIAN GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE DAY" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR915 JOINT RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE 227TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF "HOPE DAY: BIRTH OF OUR NATION" RI - SR930 SENATE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE COVENTRY HIGH SCHOOL ENVIROTHON TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR ADVISORS ON WINNING THE 2017 RHODE ISLAND ENVIROTHON COMPETITION RI - SR953 SENATE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JUNE 10, 2017, AS THE "DAY OF PORTUGAL" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND RI - SR954 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING AND THANKING AUGUSTO JOSE ALMEIDA PESSOA FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS IN SUPPORT OF RHODE ISLAND DAY OF PORTUGAL AND THE PORTUGUESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY IN RHODE ISLAND RI - SR955 SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING AND THANKING MR. ROGERIO DE OLIVEIRA MEDINA FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE RHODE ISLAND DAY OF PORTUGAL AND THE PORTUGUESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY IN RHODE ISLAND OVER THE PAST FORTY YEARS RI - SR958 SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF CAROL A. CIANCI RI - SR991 SENATE RESOLUTION EXTENDING CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF THE HONORABLE EUGENE J. MCCAFFREY, JR.