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Rhode Island State House Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

4pm Rhode Island House

IN ORDER:

  1. H5076 SUB A by McNamara ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION – EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT
  2. H5106 by Fellela ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES
  3. S0242 by DiMario ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION
  4. S0277 by Algiere ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES

4pm Rhode Island Senate

IN ORDER:

  1. Appointment of Matthew D. Weldon VICE Scott Jensen as the Director of the Department of Labor and Training
  2. S0087 by Ciccone ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION – CERTIFIED NURSE-TEACHER
  3. S0355 by Quezada ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION – CURRICULUM
  4. S0457 by Ciccone ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION – THE WORLD LANGUAGE AND DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION ACT
  5. S0044 SUB A by Sosnowski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION – VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER/EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ENABLING LEGISLATION
  6. S0102 by Goodwin ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION – EXEMPTIONS
  7. S0708 by Lawson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO A TAX AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EAST PROVIDENCE AND EXXONMOBIL OIL CORPORATION
  8. S0048 by Miller ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO FOODS AND DRUGS – THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT
  9. S0232 by F Lombardi ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS – PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
  10. S0306 by Archambault ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS – UNIFORM CONTROL SUBSTANCES ACT
  11. S0261 by Felag ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – OPEN MEETINGS
  12. S0519 by McCaffrey ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO AERONAUTICS – RHODE ISLAND T.F. GREEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  13. S0747 by Cano ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES
  14. S0810 by Goodwin ENTITLED, JOINT RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL COMMISSION TO BE KNOWN AS “THE RHODE ISLAND SEMIQUINCENTENNIAL (RI 250TH) COMMISSION”
  15. H5129 by Casimiro ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION

Consent Calendar

IN ORDER:

  1. S0823 by Murray ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING DEEPEST CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF VICTORIA CHIACU
  2. S0839 by Euer ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  3. S0842 by Murray ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING DEEPEST CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF JACQUELINE L. MARTINEAU
  4. S0843 by Algiere ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING MR. GEORGE KENT FOR SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF DEVOTED AND FAITHFUL SERVICE TO CHRIST CHURCH IN WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND
  5. S0844 by Archambault ENTITLED, SENATE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE REPORTING DATE OF THE SPECIAL TASK FORCE TO INVESTIGATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ANY CHANGES TO THE LAW, COURT RULES OR TO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES CURRENTLY IN PLACE TO ENHANCE THE TIMELY AND COMPLETE DISCLOSURE OF DISCOVERABLE MATERIAL IN CRIMINAL CASES
  6. H5478 by Azzinaro ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES
  7. H6190 by Carson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES

5pm (Rise) House Committee on Finance Subcommittee – Public Safety

Agenda

  • Department of Public Safety
  • Judiciary
  • Office of Attorney General
  • Office of Public Defender

5pm (Rise) House Committee on Health & Human Services

SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION

  • H5763 by Kazarian, Kislak, Fogarty, Alzate, Potter, Casimiro, Henries, Handy, Felix, McGaw ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE – ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Prohibits 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.)

6pm House Committee on Judiciary

SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION

  • H5376 by Donovan, Carson, Speakman, Cortvriend, Caldwell, Kislak, Handy, Ruggiero, McEntee, Bennett ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – BALLOONS (Prohibits the release of balloons inflated with lighter-than-air gas subject to $250 fine. Effective November 1, 2021.)

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • H6215 by Ajello, Handy, Ruggiero, Speakman, Donovan, Tanzi, Kislak, Cassar, Kazarian, Amore ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY – RHODE ISLAND FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES ACT (Amends the definition of sexual orientation. Allows cases in superior court. Allows mediation prior to superior court case. Prohibits court order unless attorney fee waiver is signed. Repeals exemptions to sexual discrimination.)
  • H6235 by Casimiro, Vella-Wilkinson, Ackerman, Kazarian, Kennedy, Fenton-Fung, Noret ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES – ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN (Establishes a military family advocacy program to address child abuse and neglect in military families.)
  • H6237 by Knight, Kislak, Newberry, Batista, Felix, McEntee ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE – SMALL CLAIMS AND CONSUMER CLAIMS – PROCEDURE IN PARTICULAR ACTIONS (Increases the maximum amount to be recovered in civil court action as a small claims from $2,500 to $7,000.)

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