Commissions Created or Amended Since 1995

 

COMMISSION

Resolution No.

“The 1696 Historical Commission” – African-American history curriculum – develop

14R-395, 14R-397

15R-117, 15R-118

According degree-granting authority to for-profit
institutions of higher education

00R-341

Adoptions, benefits and support system for the state of Rhode Island

04R-373

Adult correctional institutions, equal employment opportunities and alleged racism and harassment

95R-182

AFDC need and payment standards, state

95R-086

African Continent, establishment of economic relationship with the countries of

09R-371

Agricultural commerce in Rhode Island, promotion, protection and stimulation

96R-151

Airport corporation's Management and Governance of Rhode Island's Airports

04R-347

Alcohol and drug abuse in the rural communities’
 elementary, middle and junior high schools

00R-148

Alcoholic beverages, retail licenses administration, review, revise and update laws

96R-160, 07R-288

All-Terrain vehicles, (ATV)  the use of

02R-253

Alternate fuels, electric recharging vehicles and related taxation

95R-143, 96R-055

American Hispanic/Latino cultural exchange

95R-166

Amusement rides and other devices, safety inspections, rules and regulations

96R-191

Animal and child abuse and domestic violence,
association between and amongst

99R-274

Animal housing facilities, fire and life safety

06R-330, 08R-093

08R-281

Animal euthanasia, by carbon monoxide poisoning,  alternatives

00R-132, 01R-166

04R-037, 05R-091

 Aquaculture commerce in Rhode Island

95R-199, 96R-138

98R-212, 97R-306

99R-256, 00R-311

01R-316, 02R-287

04R-376

Arborists, licensing and certification

99R-248, 00R-104

Archives, Records and  Historical Documents, Current Law, Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Care of Rhode Island

05R-348

Armenian massacre, commemorative plaque

96R-194

Auditing, state

96R-184

Autism, children with, early intervention, screening and treatment

96R-199, 97R-429

Autism, education of children with

07R-309, 09R-334

09R-336, 11R-256

Auto body business

99R-212, 00R-211

01R-337, 08R-381

Auto body industry, impact on moving regulatory authority to the public utilities commission

04R-191

Automobile dealers’ business, rules, regulations and laws

96R-190, 97R-030

Baked goods, previously frozen, sales

96R-076

Banking practices and rates charged to consumers

95R-185

Barrington River, contamination

99R-299, 00R-108

Behavioral health in Rhode Island

13R-407, 13R-413

Benefits transfer, electronic, Rhode Island as a pilot project state

96R-088

Big river management area, feasibility of selling all or a portion of back to the prior owners or their heirs

06R-019, 07R-024

Bi-partisan preparatory commission to assemble information on constitutional questions in preparation for a vote by the qualified electors on the holding of a constitutional convention in accordance with Article XIV section 2 of the Rhode Island constitution

04R-287, 04R-387

Bill tracking system, real- time

06R-118

Biosolids for Fertilizer

08R-141, 09R-078

Black history month, activities, plan and coordination throughout the state

01R-067

Board of regents for elementary and secondary education, alternative

96R-139

Bonds, state and local, issuance procedure

95R-105

Boundary Line between the State of Connecticut and the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from the mouth of the Ashaway River north to the Massachusetts border,  provide for the determination, and settlement of

03R-303

Boxing, the sport of

01R-164

Boxing, professional

99R-292

Broadband services – study  

14R-411, 14R-413

Broadband strategic plan – special house task force

15R-435

Brownfield’s programs, public awareness about remediation and reuse, study commission to develop necessary legislative recommendations

01R-323, 02R-141

Builders and contractors, examine the issue of licensing

05R-278, 06R-048

07R-121, 09R-187

12R-315

Business community and the University of Rhode Island, partnership to create high tech jobs

95R-052, 96R-024

Business entities, certain, pipe fitters, refrigeration, air conditioning, and fire sprinkler systems business

96R-213

Business permits and fee collection forms, consolidation

97R-401, 09R-332

09R-337

Bus ridership incentives

11R-423

Cable television industry

98R-339, 99R-131

Camp Cronin facility at Point Judith, development of a school of oceanography

97R-322

Campaign finance reports, electronic filing

97R-424

Cancer, diagnosis and treatment, central resource network

95R-114, 95R-187

96R-206, 98R-318

Capital police, sheriffs and marshals, reorganization, budgetary impact

95R-152, 96R-123

96R-183

Captioning and audio descriptions in residential and commercial settings

13R-418, 13R-420

14R-369

Car insurance rates throughout the various cities and towns in Rhode Island, inequities

97R-375 , 97R-403

Cemetery, business practices operations and procedures

02R-138

“Certificate of Need” study

08R-155, 08R-379

Charity and uncompensated care

97R-435

Chemical dependency professionals, current processes in place for licensing and certification

01R-273

Child abuse

95R-019

Child care in Rhode Island

98R-325, 07R-346

10R-372

Child molestation, first degree, and third degree sexual assault laws as they relate to teenage pregnancy

96R-092

Child safety in custody and visitation

05R-297

Child sexual abuse, prevention strategies

95R-181

Child support enforcement and accountability

00R-074

Child, animal abuse and domestic violence, association
between and amongst

99R-274

Children with autism, early intervention, screening and treatment

96R-199, 08R-010

09R-334, 09R-336

10R-368

Children with reading disabilities, educational needs

12R-314, 12R-383

Cities and towns, keeping of deeds and records

07R-237

Cities and towns, state mandates, financial effects

96R-193

Cities and towns, swimming areas, rope and buoy requirements

96R-075

Civil rights act, title vi compliances

01R-044

Claiborne Pell on the humanities

12R-352, 12R-385

Clean water supply in Rhode Island

97R-41, 98R-091

99R-198

Collection – fees – beaches – study   

14R-353

Commemorate sesquicentennial of the Civil War

11R-084, 11R-085

Commercial driver’s licenses, study

01R-299

Commercial health insurance companies, the department of business regulation, role of

04R-066

Commercial marine fishing, licensing program

00R-336

Commuter rail service

01R-079, 02R-332

Computers, illegal use

99R-309

Constitutional convention bi-partisan preparatory commission to assemble information on constitutional questions in preparation for a vote by the qualified electors in the holding

04R-286

14R-391, 14R-392

Contractors registration board, recommendations

98R-391

Contractors, independent, definition under employment security law

96R-169

  Cord blood program, establishment for the future of state disease

  management    

06R-152, 06R-341

07R-083

Corporations, public, current guidelines governing, leases and obligation bonds

95R-180

Corrections department, ombudsman position, creation

95R-209

Correctional officers, retired, mortality rate

96R-150

Corrections department, permanent oversight commission, creation and benefits

03R-072, 04R-063

Courts, certified interpreter program, development and implementation

96R-212

Courts, reporting contracts

99R-328

Cranston, lead poisoning in this city

00R-156

Crime bill, federal, review

95R-107, 96R-146

Crime victimization compensation program, alternative funding sources

98R-345

Criminal background checks, state, statutes review

99R-153

Criminal defendants, central collection unit to enforce the collection,     fines, costs and restitution imposed upon 

96R-141

Criminal injuries compensation

98R-350

Criminal justice oversight, evaluate existing good time credit policy

11R-424, 12R-029

Criminal records expungement and the filing of complaints, general laws relating

96R-043, 97R-212

 Criminals, present methods of incarceration

00R-304

Cyber threats and cyber bullying from an educator’s prospective

07R-130, 10R-274

Desert Storm and Desert Shield memorial – study   

14R294, 14R-296

Defense economy planning

03R-133, 03R-177

10R-316, 10R-378

Department of Corrections, creation and benefits of a permanent oversight commission

02R-312

Department of Transportation

10R-336

Development impact fees

98R-338

Dexter Armory, preservation as an historical federal landmark

95R-169

Diesel pollution levels, identifying programs that reduce

09R-311

Disabled persons, effectiveness and adequacy of services provided

95R-015

Discrimination against students in the public schools

96R-065, 97R-070

District court, first division, relocation to Bristol County

96R-093

Domestic violence, child abuse and animal abuse, association
between and among

97R-128, 98R-14

99R-274

Drinking water quality and supply in the state of Rhode Island

95R-041

Driving, aggressive, remedies

99R-252

Drones and unmanned aerial vehicles – study

15R-433, 16R-005

East Bay, district court

97R-419

Economic development committee, permanent, need

99R-075, 99R-189

00R-223, 07R-352

Education

95R-191, 96R-124

Education accountability

00R-024

Education and the finances of school districts in the state- the effect of state and federal mandates

07R-078, 07-093

08R-042

Education, board of regents for elementary and secondary education, alternative

96R-139

Education, children in care of Department of Children, Youth and Families

10R-363, 10R-370

11R-391, 11R-394

Education hearings

13R-197

Education, public, ethics and character development in curriculum

96R-078

Educational needs of children with reading disabilities – recommendations

14R-220, 15R-277

Educational mandates, effects upon local finances

96R-178

Education, standardized testing programs in secondary education

12R-374

Elderly and handicapped persons, expansion of recreational 

opportunities

95R-192

Elections board, makeup, length of terms and compensation

98R-387

Election system, public funded

11R-430, 11R-434

12R-323, 12R-384

13R-408, 13R-414

Electric industry, restructuring to allow competition among utilities

96R-004

Electric recharging vehicles and alternative fuels, related taxation

95R-143, 96R-055

Electronic benefits transfer, Rhode Island As a pilot project state.

96R-088

Electronic community development network in Rhode Island

96R-187

Electronic health records

08R-376

Electronic waste, develop a recommended plan for the collection and recycling

03R-195

Elementary and secondary education, board of regents, alternative

96R-139

Emergency department room diversion

11R-307, 13R-024

Emergency medical treatment, health insurance contracts, plans or policies, coverage

99R-161, 00R-224

Eminent domain powers in the state of Rhode Island

03R-169

Emissions inspection program, the Rhode Island motor vehicles

04R-349

Employer organizations, professional and temporary   employment agencies

95R-206, 96R-165

Employment security law, definition of independent contractor

96R-169

Employment termination act, uniform, adopting

96R-185

Energy bills, inability of low income and working families to pay

97R-400

Energy bills, payment solutions, low income and working poor families

95R-161

Environment and the conservation and the use of natural resources of the state, accountability in relation to all aspects of the

00R-025

Environmental health and safety issues, information and resources for Rhode Island schools

04R-369

Environmental management department and all matters relating thereto

96R-177, 97R-337

Ergonomics regulations

99R-181, 00R-027

Establish internet system- over prescribing

13R-272

Ethics and character development in public education
curriculum

96R-078

Extradition laws and procedures, Rhode Island

95R-095

Fair funding formula – study

14R-367

Families, emergency assistance, implementation of a pilot program

95R-177

Family income and asset building

07R-404, 08R-116

Farm, forest and open space land, tax assessment at current use value

95R-204, 96R-203

07R-347, 07R-397

Farm, forest and open space program

11R-205

Farm vehicles, registration law

01R-112

Federal anti-poverty funds, establishing a program for
distribution

99R-273

 Federal crime bill, review

95R-107, 96R-146

Ferry business in the state

97R-376, 98R-349

99R-040

Finfish, rapid depletion in state coastal waters

98R-332, 99R-300

00R-230, 02R-268

03R-081

Finger imaging technology to combat fraud in state programs

 

01R-165

Fire and rescue dispatch and communication systems in northern Rhode Island

95R-130, 97R-409

Fire safety considerations, new homes constructions

96R-102

Fire safety code, House oversight commission to monitor the ramifications of

04R-092, 07R-055

First division district court, relocation to Bristol County

96R-093, 97R-053

98R-051

Fish stock along the eastern seaboard, methods of increasing

98R-347, 99R-079

Fishing, extension of catch and release in Rhode Island

97R-295

Flooding – economic risk – study

15R-392

Food allergies

97R-127, 98R-008

99R-070

Food service establishments, mandatory listing of ingredients

95R-005

Foreclosure procedures of the right of redemption, tax sales

95R-124

Forest, farm and open space land, tax assessment at current use value

95R-20, 96R-203

Foster care system, Rhode Island

96R-117

Foster, cable television service

00R-319

Frozen baked goods, sales

96R-076

Fuels, alternative, electric recharging vehicles and related taxation

95R-143 , 96R-055

Gaming, study

02R-152

Gangs, youth

96R-159, 96R-577

Genealogical information, central repository

96R-080, 97R-153

General Assembly, real time bill tracking system

07R-137

General officers of the state of Rhode Island, compensation

97R-413

Genetic testing, confidentiality and proprietary
 rights

00R-169, 00R-220

Government, state, reinventing

95R-178, 96R-198

97R-431

Graffiti

97R-417, 08R-293

Guardianship laws

95R-085, 95R-214

96R-201, 98R-316

Handicapped and elderly persons, recreational opportunities

95R-192

Handicapped parking laws

95R-195

Harbormasters, authority and training

99R-316

Health benefits, government employees

09R-350

Health benefits, mandated, review

99R-245

Health care and HMO liability in the state of Rhode Island

99R-293, 99R-325

00R-048

Health care coverage, Rhode Island

96R-134

Health care, extending coverage to personal  care attendants and other direct care providers

01R-336

Health care facilities, interpreters

00R-237

Health care information, confidential, governing of the definition, handling and release

00R-320, 00R-339

Health care insurance, access to “any willing provider” law

96R-104

Health care insurers and providers, relationship

96R-164

Health care providers, managed care plans, impact on patients’ ability to make choices

95R-223

Health care services for persons with mental illness under managed care

95R-063

Health care, 1998 federal balanced budget act, impact on community needs

98R-377

Health care, 24 hour coverage

96R-077

Health centers, school based

99R-310

Health department study

97R-388, 98R-254

99R-176

Health insurance plan, single payer comprehensive

04R-291, 06R-050

Health insurance or health maintenance organizations,

 nonprofit hospitals, restricted hospital network plans

95R-094

 Health insurers in Rhode Island , “optimum recovery guidelines”

95R-208, 96R-122

Health maintenance organizations, coverage for sudden emergency medical conditions

95R-048

Health plan patient liability provisions – study

14R-375

Health study –RI

11R-330, 12R-028

Healthy Rhode Island Reform Act of 2008, health care reform study

08R-368, 08R-384

Heating boilers, industrial, commercial, and home central, more efficient, mandating and regulating the installation and usage

06R-071

Heating systems, certain gas and oil fired, installation and maintenance business

96R-097

High density polyethylene containers packaging milk, juice or

 water recyclables

98R-348

High speed rail service between T.F.Green state airport and

Quonset Point

01R-156

Higher education affordability-public

11R-170

Higher education institutions, unionized classified employees, direct negotiations with board of  governors

00R-355, 01R-331

Higher education, to promote, develop and articulate a public science

school for grades 6-12 aligned with

05R-213

Highway construction zone, safety regulations and policies,
transportation department

96R-205

Hispanic/Latino American cultural exchange

95R-166

Historic buildings – development – challenges – study

14R-371

15R-068, 15R-429

Historical cemeteries in Rhode Island

95R-016, 97R-422

01R-264

HIV and Aids code, study

08-R375

HMO and healthcare liability in this state, status

99R-293, 99R-325

HMO’s legal liability in cases of inadequate medical care

97R-323

Home energy, affordability program

09R-346

Home loans, study the acts and practices regarding

02R-291, 12R-329

Homeless shelters – regulations necessary for the proper operation – study

15R-412

Hospitals, acute care, patient care and nursing staffing

99R-192

Hospital Conversion Act

09R-319

Hospitals, delivery of care, cost containment

10R-341, 10R-335

Hospital emergency departments, psychiatric holds

09R-172

Hospital system in Rhode Island

97R-073

House of representatives standing committees, continuing sworn testimony

96R-156

House of representatives, chaplaincy establishment

98R-080, 99R-028

00R-060

House of representatives, design of Korean War monument

10R-299

House of representatives, veteran’s affairs committee, permanent

 advisory council

04R-003

Housing code enforcement, state and municipalities, violations and regulations

95R-138

Housing stock, lead safe, incentives for achieving

96R-127

Human trafficking

10R-349

Hunting and fishing in Rhode Island , laws and regulations relating to and the licensing to participate therein

05R-248, 06R-055

07R- 023, 08R-017

Immigrant foreign trained physicians, licensing

96R-079

Immunizations, prohibiting the use of thimerosal in

05R-250, 07R-022

Incarceration methods

97R-392

Income tax returns, form, Rhode Island

96R-181

Income tax, flat rate

95R-205

Independent contractor, definition under employment security law

96R-169

Independent transportation network

06R-117

Industrial, commercial, and home central heating boilers, the economic viability and feasibility of mandating and regulating the installation and usage of more efficient

05R-247

Industrial forklift operators, licensure

99R-279

Inspections – barbershop, hairdresser and cosmetician locations – study

14R-366, 15-025

Insurance, healthcare coverage, Rhode Island

96R-134

Insurance, single payer comprehensive health plan

05R-085

Insurers, health, in Rhode Island , “optimum recovery guidelines”

95R-208

Internet, cable, and phone services study – availability in underserved communities in Northwestern Rhode Island

15R-422

Internet and information technologies, ways to improve state government

00R-346

Internet lending

00R-163

Interpreter, certified program, courts, development and implementation

96R-212

Irish famine memorial, establishment

97R-169

Itemizing state income tax refunds as federal deductions

13R-427

Jobs, high tech, University of Rhode Island and the business community, partnership to create

96R-024

Joint tortfeasors – study – legislative

14R-284, 16R-058

Judicial magistrates in the courts of this state, laws governing the appointments and tenures

01R-269

Juvenile correction services, jurisdiction transfer from department of children, youth and families to department of corrections

96R-112, 95R-183

Juvenile crime and gang violence

99R-148, 00R-174

Kent county water authority, all aspects

06R-297

Land trusts, various, and open space projects in the state

98R-322

Landfill, alternative sites

00R-307

Landlord and tenant act, security deposits

00R-333

Lands, state, acquired, easements and rights of way

95R-207

Law enforcement officers, qualifications and firing positions

96R-148, 96R-163

97R-399

Law, the practice of

02R-292

Lead paint mitigation law which shall take effect July 1, 2004

04R-380

Lead paint poisoning, prevention and abatement

03R-276, 04R-302

Lead poisoning, insurance availability to property owners, incentives to reduce hazards

98R-376

Lead safe housing stock, incentives to achieve

96R-127

Learning disabilities, adults

98R-305

Leased land dwellings

10R-365, 11R-166

 11R-193, 12R-255

Legislation regarding schools near mines – study

14R-214

Library services, current strengths and weaknesses

04R- 306,04R-371

07R-280, 09R-375

12R- 229

Life Span and Care New England, proposed merger

99R-191, 99R-321 

08R-023, 08R-310

Liquefied natural gas, the transportation of

04R-352, 05R-063

Liquor license, adopting a class “N”, study commission

01R-357

Liquor licenses, retail, administration, review, revise and update of laws

96R-160, 97R-423

Liquor regulations, limitations by licensed retailers from licensed wholesalers

96R-094

Liquor, purchase limitations by licensed retailers from licensed wholesalers and other liquor regulations

97R-279

Licensing Builders and Contractors, House Commission to Examine the issue of

05R-278

Local finances, educational mandates, effects upon

96R-178, 09R-187

Low income and working poor families, inability to pay their
energy bills, investigation and comprehensive solution

95R-161, 96R-167

Lyme disease in the state

07R-399

Mandatory school attendance age from sixteen (16) to seventeen (17), the feasibility of enacting legislation that would change

05R-206

Manufacturers, payment of overtime wages

96R-195

March of General Rochambeau, Newport to Yorktown, commemoration of 225th anniversary, study commission

01R-358

Marijuana, studying the prohibition of

09R-316, 10R -006

Marine repair contracting

11R-428

Marshals, sheriffs and capital police, reorganization, state budgetary impact

95R-152 , 96R-123

96R-183

Masonic temple

95R-062, 97R-296

Mechanics lien laws

99R-288, 00R-264

05R-203, 05R-313

Medical licensure and discipline, board of – rules and regulations – study

15R-165

Medical device reprocessing

08R-360

Medical saving accounts

00R-337

Medicines and  prescriptions, unused, costs and methods of disposing

96R-149

Menhaden fishing in Rhode Island waters

95R-024, 96R-010

Mental health prescription drugs-patient access

12R-353

Mental health providers, utilization review

98R-356

Mental illness and substance abuse services

97R-041, 98R-382

Mental illness, services to the persons within the criminal justice system

00R-314, 04R-378

Methamphetamine use in Rhode Island

08R-364, 08R-383

Methoprone, use of

08R-328

Minimum pricing statutes

12R-386, 13R-410

13R-412

Minority teachers in Rhode Island public schools, recruitment
 and hiring

99R-326

Mobile and manufactured homes, taxation

95R-162, 96R-204

Mobile homes, interest rates and financing

97R-137, 98R-306

Mopeds, safety and regulations, New Shoreham

95R-179

Mortgages, timely providing assignments and discharges

00R-162

Mortgage, predatory lending practices

04R-155, 06R-065

Mosquito borne diseases

01R-306

Motorcycle baffles and exhaust systems, tampering with or altering

04R-364

Motor vehicle and inventory taxes, tax rate and structure

97R-406

Motor vehicle noise pollution study

01R-082

Motor vehicles division study

11R-419, 12R-011

12R-065

Motor vehicles division, delegation of certain functions to local government

97R-350

Motor vehicle damage appraisers

05R-280

Motor vehicles noise pollution

00R-317, 01R-324

Motor vehicles, apportionment of jurisdiction, related offenses and operations of the motor vehicle reparations act

97R-414

Motor vehicles, registering on line

02R-331

Motor vehicles, used, pre-insurance inspection procedure

06R-062, 06R- 266

Mount Hope Bay, contributing pollution

95R-138, 95R-165

96R-108

Municipal and state construction projects

00R-332

Municipal education facilities, the financing of necessary repair and renovation for

05R-196, 06R-037

Municipal financial integrity

11R-036

Municipal Pensions

05R-196, 06R-037

10R-317

Municipal services-management

11R-414, 11R-417

Municipal shared services, Senate commission to study

09R-080, 09R-322

Music, copyrighted under federal law, licensing and fee arrangements

95R-144

Narragansett bay, Pawtuxet village to Conimicut point area, point sources, and non-point sources contributing pollutant loaded degraded water

95R-211, 96R-121

Narragansett Bay, develop a strategic plan

02R-329, 02R-336

Narragansett Indian tribe and the Rhode Island state government, relations between

97R-362

Natural disasters, effects on property insurance costs and requirements in th state of Rhode Island

07R-151

Naturopathic physicians, necessity of licensing

99R-172, 00R-139

01R-093

Navy surplus oil storage tank farms, feasibility of acquiring

01R-212

Needle syringe and lancet disposal procedures

11R-431, 11R-436

New health care equipment and new institutional services

01R-327,02R-337

New homes construction, fire safety considerations

96R-102

New Shoreham, mopeds, safety and regulations

95R-179, 10R-156

Newport, Portsmouth and Middletown school systems-regionalizing and/or combining administrative and other functions

06R-293, 09R-023

Newport, sea aquarium establishment

95R-160, 96R-161

NFPA 1500 implementation plan review

11R-433, 11R-440

Nonprofit hospitals, restricted hospital network plans, health insurance or maintenance organizations

95R-094

North Cape barge oil spill, restoration plan

99R-187

Northern Rhode Island, fire and rescue dispatch and communications systems

95R-130

Nursing assistants, certified, long term plan to ensure an adequate pool

00R-354

Nursing facilities and skilled nursing homes, reinstitution of
 minimum staffing levels

98R-335, 98R-378

99R-141

Nursing homes, procedures for inspections

96R-174

Nursing homes, regulations

99R-272

Nurse licensure – study

15R-434

Nursing shortage projection, extending reporting date

09R-035, 09R-160

Nursing staff overtime in hospitals

09R-035, 09R-160

Nursing staffing impact in licensed health care facilities in

Rhode Island

97R-357, 98R-259

08R-216

Oceanography school at the camp Cronin facility at Point Judith, development

97R-322

Ocean technology and environmental biotechnology, study

02R-278, 02R-301

Office based surgery

98R-289, 11R-171

Olmstead decision, establish task force

07R-215, 08R-198

Open spaces, forest, farms, tax assessments at current use value

95R-204 , 96R-203

Optometrists, usage of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents

95R-005

Oral healthcare, quality, expansion of access to all Rhode Islanders

00R-331

Oral health care, special Senate oversight commission

01R-330

Organ donations

98R-192, 99R-049

00R-086

Osteoporosis

96R-128

Patriot’s football stadium, new, perspective sites

97R-113

Permitting process for businesses – streamline

14R-221, 15R-363

Pesticide use in Rhode Island schools, study commission

01R-325

Pet assisted therapy curriculum, development

99R-318

Pharmacy practices in Rhode Island

01R-351, 10R-167

Pharmaceutical  human waste contamination in water

12R-357

Psychiatric Holds in Hospital Emergency Department

09R-172

Physicians, immigrant foreign trained, licensing

96R-079

Point sources and non- point sources, contributing pollutant loaded degraded water to Narragansett bay in the area from Pawtuxet village to Conimicut point in Warwick

95R-211

Police equipment, safety equipment for police vehicles, location
and evaluation

99R-253

Pollution, Mount Hope Bay

97R-425

Port development

08R-186, 09R-014

 09R-015, 10R-369

11R-008, 11R-413

11R-437

Port of Galilee Task Force

11R-409, 12R-330

Post employment benefits, impact of the government accounting  standards board’s rules and regulations

04R-379

Pregnant women, risks in handling paints, solvents and other common chemicals, educational program

01R-167

Prescription drugs, unused, costs and the methods of disposing

95R-197, 96R-149

Previously frozen baked goods, sales

96R-076

Primary care providers, to jointly negotiate with health insurers

07R-408

Private detectives, licensing procedures

00R-356

Private security guard companies, changes to the overall regulatory structure

95R-080, 95R-210,

96R-007, 97R-336

Probate law and procedure, feasibility of modernizing

95R-213, 96R-197

97R-396

Probation and parole an enhanced role

00R-315, 00R-357

01R-304, 02R-330

02R-344

Problem gambling in Rhode Island

00R-350

Processing municipal real estate tax appeals – study

14R-377

Producer responsibility models for paper and packaging

12R-351, 13R-089

Professional development investment fund

98R-388

Professional employer organizations and temporary

employment agencies

95R-206, 96R-165

Prosthetic device delivery system

98R-383

Providence new city project, economic and environmental impact

02R-289

Providence Civic Center, financing renovations and utilization

01R-311

Public agenda for Rhode Island

98R-180

Public corporations debt management

96R-014, 97R-023

Public corporations, current guidelines governing, leases and obligation bonds

95R-180

Public education, ethics and character development in curriculum

96R-078

Public Motor Vehicle Act – study

14R-393, 14R-396

Public places, excessive noise and the hazard thereof

05R-099

Public records, Rhode Island general laws relating to simplification and clarification

03R-196

Public rights of way and their use by private companies

99R-323

Public safety dispatchers and telecommunicators, training and certification

99R-285

Public School Student Information System, statewide

09R-329

Public school students, discriminations against

96R-065, 97R-070

98R-054

Public schools, new guidelines for the expulsion of students

97R-426

Public utilities commission, structure

96R-192

Public works projects – implementing apprenticeship prerequisites – study

15R-062

Pyrotechnic displays and fire safety, all aspects of law and regulation

03R-068, 03R-069

Quality of life- individuals with autism

13R-359, 13R-361

Quarries

02R-129

Quonset Development Corporation

08R-359, 09R-013

Quonset Point/Davisville – use of the port and airport

98R-215

Quonset third rail, economic feasibility of the development

99R-064

Quonset Point steam plant, viable alternatives

01R-218, 01R-326

R.I. Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration – extend

14R-403, 14R-407

R.I. Condominium Act – study

14R-387, 14R-416

R.I.G.L. §10-6-7 – changes – study

14R-284

Racial bias in criminal courts

99R-236

Rare diseases – providing care and coordinating resources – study

15R-408

Rental management companies, policies relating to structures
with minimum housing code violations

01R-339, 02R-005

Rail service, commuter

99R-228, 01R-285 

01R-347

Rail service, South Kingstown

96R-061, 97R-395

Real estate instruments, electronic recording

03R-061

Recidivism rate, financial impact on the state

95R-167

Recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds in Rhode Island

96R-133, 97R-340

Recycling, statewide efforts

97R-418, 98R-323

Regenerative medicine and research

07R-191

Remediation of naturally occurring arsenic in soil

07R-326

Rental management companies, policies relating to structures
with minimum housing code violations

99R-190

Resource Recovery Corporation landfill, feasibility of extending adjacent buffer zone in town of Johnston

01R-344

Resource Recovery Corporation’s operations pertaining to the Rhode Island central landfill.

06R-234, 12R-071

12R-175

Retail business permits and fee collection forms, consolidation

98R-314, 99R-297

01R-072, 09R-331

Retail inventory tax, phasing out, lost revenue, replacement for municipalities

96R-202

Retail liquor licenses

98R-341

Retired military veterans, personal income tax credits

00R-316

Retirement system or state pension

08R-040, 08R-219

09R-033

Rhode Island’s 39 cities’ and towns’ municipal and school financial departments, the consolidation of

04R-350

Rhode Island Airports Corporation’s management and governance of state airports

04R-347

Rhode Island Board of Governors for higher education, comprehensive study on the feasibility of establishing an accredited distance learning program

07R-156

Rhode Island corporation and partnership acts

11R-398

Rhode Island high school students, universal community service requirement

97R-208

Rhode Island human rights, structure, administration and operation

00R-238

Rhode Island’s minimum pricing statutes

12R-386, 12R-342

Rhode Island Public Transit Authority, all aspects

00R-067, 04R-368

09R-305

Rhode Island school districts, impact of mandates

07R-370

Rhode Island shoreline, issue of lateral access along as protected by the Rhode Island Constitution

07R-019

Rhode Island state revenues lost to Massachusetts and Connecticut

98R-084

Rhode Island veterans’ home, potential improvements

07R-267, 08R-004

Rite care, develop and coordinate state policy

97R-427, 98R-340

Route 14, designation as an historic highway in commemoration of General Rochambeau’s march

01R-102, 02R-052

03R-062, 04R-029

04R-332, 06R-029

07R-060

Route 195 relocation, public purposes advanced by redevelopment of areas made available

01R-339, 02R-005

07R-326, 09R-091

Sakonnet River Bridge, renaming of

07R-369, 08R-135

School based health centers

99R-310, 02R-324

School buses, seat belt usage

99R-152

School districts, in the State of Rhode Island

05R- 397, 07R-393

07R-396

School safety and security issues

02R-191

School systems, Article 31 costs and additional administrative
aspects

99R-160

School systems, regionalizing of Portsmouth and Middletown

07R-188

School year extension

98R-327, 99R-149

Schools, performance standards, establishment

98R-351

Schools, public, students, discrimination against

96R-065

School violence, develop comprehensive strategy, task force created

01R-346

Science education K-12 standards for the “no child left behind” requirement

04R-224

Sea aquarium, establishing in Newport

96R-161, 97R-398

Security companies, private, state overall regulatory structure

95R-210

Security issues at the state house

03R-002

Senate work

98R-058, 98R-248

Sexual assault on college campuses – study

15R-375

Sexual abuse prevention strategies, child

95R-181

Sexual assault, third degree, and first degree child molestation
laws as they relate to teenage pregnancy

96R-092

Sexual offenders legislation in the state

07R-372, 07R-400

12R-358, 13R-342

Sheriffs, marshals and capital police, reorganization, budgetary impact

95R-152, 96R-123

96R-183, 97R-068

97R-099, 98R-050

99R-235

Single occupant vehicles as a means of commuting to work in Rhode Island, reduce the use of

02R-345

Small Business Renewable Energy Task Force

10R-239

Solid waste management

13R-419

South Kingstown, rail service

96R-061, 97R-043

98R-017

Spaying and neutering of dogs – study

14R-381

Special education teacher assistants, training and certification

00R-191

Special education, third party reimbursement

97R-294, 98R-053

Spent foundry sand, beneficial use

97R-354

Sports racing and athletics division, transfer of duties to the state boxing commission

97R-219

State, AFDC need and payment standards

95R-086

State and municipal construction projects

00R-332

State and municipalities, housing codes enforcement, violations and regulations

95R-138

State auditing

96R-184

State budgetary impact, reorganization of the sheriffs, marshals and capital police

96R-123, 96R-183

State buildings and facilities, allocation of art

08R-091, 09R-116

State economic development committee, permanent, need

99R-254

State employees, new, pension system alternative

95R-225, 08R-040  

08R-219

State government, internet use

00R-308

State government, re-inventing

96R-198

State government, sustainability concept, encouragement

00R-249, 01R-117

02R-343

State House, potential for additional office space and possible expansion

07R-382, 07R-402

State House, security issues

01R-305, 02R-014

03R-002, 03R-021

State issued identification cards, encrypting all forms with bar codes, study commission

01R-322 10R-339

State land – use as green energy technology incubator – study

15R-376

State mandates, financial effects upon cities and towns

96R-193, 97R-430

08R-042

State properties committee, acquired lands, easements and rights of way powers

95R-207

State purchased services where the annualized amount of the contract is $25,000.00 or more

01R-318

State reinsurance agency – provide relief – federal flood

insurance program – study

14R-331

State trades classifications, pay scales and prevailing wage rates

06R-143, 07R-126

08R-122, 09R-079

State, zero based budgeting

01R-228

Storm water regulations

13R-417

Students in a school setting, all aspects of care

03R-230, 04R-010

Students in public schools, discrimination against

96R-065

Students leaving school before age seventeen, alternatives

97R-264

Summer Learning Programs task force

09R-361

Substance abuse counselor funding to all middle schools and junior high schools that do not receive state aid, study commission

01R-298, 02R-259

Sustainable fisheries, status of the states policy formulation

04R-353, 05R-257

Sustainable transportation funding

10R-345

Swimming areas, cities and towns, rope and buoy requirements

96R-075

Tax assessments, farm, forest and open spaces, current use value

95R-204, 96R-203

Tax credits for donations of new high technology equipment to educational institutions in Rhode Island

97R-373

Tax policy office within the division of taxation

01R-148

Tax return form, Rhode Island

96R-181

Tax sales, procedures of foreclosure of right of redemption

95R-124

Tax, alternate fuels and electric recharging vehicles

96R-055

Tax, mobile and manufactured homes

96R-204

Tax, municipal income in combination with existing local property tax

93R-149

Tax, retail inventory, phasing out, lost revenue replacement for municipalities

96R-202

Tax, state income, flat rate

95R-205

Taxi cab industry, regulation

01R-297

Teacher aides/assistants, criteria for certification

95R-505

Teacher assistants, professional development, state’s funding, cost,
desirability and feasibility

98R-246

Teacher contracts – costs, benefits, and  implementation of a statewide contract – study

15R-430

Teacher education in RI

09R-362

Teacher mentor program for the state of Rhode Island’s schools

95R-163

Teachers, public school, preparation, licensure and regulation

97R-348

Teen violence in the community, address concerns

06R-327, 07R-189

08R-035

Teenage pregnancy, relation to first degree child molestation and, third degree sexual assault laws

96R-092, 97R-080

 

Telecommunications industry, impact and effects of licensing and permitting issues

02R-298

Teleconferencing technology in schools

98R-049

Temporary disability insurance

04R-184, 04R-360

Temporary disability insurance program and the development
 of an alternative system for the distribution of the tax burden

99R-182

Temporary disability insurance program, study the tax and benefit provisions of

02R-334, 03R-227

08R-091

Temporary employment agencies and professional employer organizations

95R-206

Temporary employment practices and procedures

02R-192

Temporary workers throughout the State of Rhode Island

04R-218, 05R-127

06R-209

Textbooks, purchase and  use of in public schools

10R-374, 10R-375

11R-415, 11R-418

12R-230, 12R-256

13R-405, 13R-406

Third rail to Quonset, economic feasibility

98R-333

Time share estates in real property, ownership and taxation

96R-208, 97R-437

Tourism councils, merging

95R-496

Tourism – methods for growing – study

15R-414

Towns and cities, state mandates, financial effects

96R-193

Towns and cities, swimming areas, rope and buoy requirements

96R-075

Toxic mold, the health effects

03R-185, 04R-145

Transit service in the state of Rhode Island

04R-377

Transportation, afterschool and childcare programs

07R-392, 08R-380

Transportation department, highway construction zones, safety
regulations and policies

96R-205

Transportation, financing

98R-329

Transportation, future funding sources

00R-324

Transportation, needs of seniors, the disabled and others living in

areas without public transportation

98R-375

Transportation network, independent all aspects, elderly affairs department and the advisory commission on aging

06R-117

Tribal, state relations between the Narragansett Indian Tribe and the Rhode Island state government

97R-362

Tuition payment plan, advanced, establishment

95R-164, 97R-421

Unclassified pay plan board

99R-278

Underground economy and employee misclassification study

08R-372

Unemployment insurance

97R-420

Unemployment benefits, for non–education workers at state schools

07R-256

Unionized classified employees, institutions of higher learning, direct negotiations with board of governors

98R-343, 98R-355

10R-364, 10R-373

Universal Voluntary retirement accounts, the establishment of

09R-332, 09R-333

University of Rhode Island and business community, partnership to

create high tech jobs

95R-052, 96R-024

Urban infrastructure

99R-284, 99R-307

Used vehicles, pre-insurance inspection procedures relating to

05R-237, 06R-062

Utility rates in Rhode Island

95R-215, 96R-196

Utilization review act

98R-334, 99R-009

Vacant mills throughout Rhode Island , reopening,

comprehensive plan

98R-092, 99R-053

Vehicles, electric recharging, and alternative fuels, related taxation

95R-143

Veterans’ affairs committee, permanent advisory council for the Rhode Island House

04R-003

Veterans home in Bristol, construction of new wing

01R-256, 02R-053

Veterans home in Bristol, development of a master plan for the overall future direction of the facility

 03R-206, 04R-121

 05R-186, 06R-013

08R-003, 09R-208

11R-037, 11R-038

 12R-024, 15R-112

Veterans and their families, homeless, state property available for housing

06R-314, 08R-204

 

Veterans license plate, feasibility of redesigning

04R-120

Veterans license plate, new designation

03R-207, 05-R080

Violence, relationship between interpersonal violence and cruelty to animals

08R-339

Visually impaired children, comprehensive system of education

02R-164, 03R-006

04R-262, 06R-039

Vocational education

97R-152

Vocational school funding

10R-277, 11R-120

11R-342

Volunteer fire fighters, recruitment and retention 

04R-375

Voting rights, reinstatement procedure

99R-159

Warwick, lead poisoning in this city

99R-302

Wastewater reclamation and reuse in  Rhode Island

04R-192

Water use, supply and distribution in the state

07R-108

Waste to energy incineration

09R-370, 12R-072

West Warwick, flooding study

08R-133

Women, health issues

95R-007, 95R-027

96R-015

Woonsocket Housing Authority, feasibility of converting certain high rise elderly developments into affordable assisted living

04R-261

Working and low income poor families, inability to pay their energy bills, investigation and comprehensive solution

95R-161, 96R-167

Workers’ compensation commission, appellate commission, appeals of decisions to the supreme court

95R-159, 96R-051

Workers’ compensation, competitive rating

96R-179, 97R-211

Wyatt Detention Facility

11R-435, 11R-441

12R-257

Youth financial education

07R-391, 07R-398

08R-366

Youth gangs

96R-159, 96R-577

Zambarano hospital, potential use of certain portions

01R-277

Zambarano hospital, feasibility of establishing an institution of higher learning

05R-092, 08R-077

Zoning and subdivision acts

13R-416

Zoning – study – extend

14R-394, 14R-399

 


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