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

 

Adult education-appropriate state agency to review and recommend house adult education

18R-302

 

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Archives, Records and  Historical Documents, Current Law, Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Care of Rhode Island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

 

Beirut Memorial design at Rhode Island State House

16R-304, 17R-016,

17R-176, 18R-099,

19R-094, 21R-138

 

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

 

Blackstone Valley-study economic development

18R-239, 19-274

 

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 study

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 deaf and hard of hearing problems-early intervention system

17R-386, 17R-387

 

Children with reading disabilities, educational needs

12R-314, 12R-383, 18R-247

 

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

 

Coastal Resources Management Council-reorganization

19R-401, 21R-335

 

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   

14R-294, 14R-296

 

Defacing Hebrew cemetery gravestones in Fall River, Mass

19R-174

 

Defense economy planning

03R-133, 03R-177

10R-316, 10R-378,

17R-365, 17R-340

 

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-School Committees and Superintendents

17R-314, 18R-081

 

Educational needs of children with reading disabilities and or dyslexia recommendations

14R-220, 15R-277, 16R-199, 17R-376, 18R-247

 

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 mandates, effects upon local finances

96R-178

 

Education, standardized testing programs in secondary education

12R-374

 

Elderly abuse and financial exploitation

18R-342

 

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 and natural gas transmission

19R-388

 

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

 

Encouragement of persons of color to enter field of education

19R-361, 21R-186

 

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

 

Energy Facility Sitting Act-relating to state affairs and government

17R-359

 

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, 16R-072

 

Food allergies

97R-127, 98R-008

99R-070

 

Food Recovery Incentive Program-implementation

17R-229, 18R-173

 

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 Laws-updating

17R-282, 18R-088

 

General officers of the state of Rhode Island, compensation

97R-413

 

Genetic testing, confidentiality and proprietary rights

00R-169, 00R-220

 

Global Environment-intentional manipulation through geoengineering

17R-374, 18R-153

 

Government, state, reinventing

95R-178, 96R-198

97R-431

 

Graffiti

97R-417, 08R-293

 

Grandparent rights-study and recommmendations

15R-317

 

Guardianship laws

95R-085, 95R-214

96R-201, 98R-316

 

Gulf War Veteran’s Memorial-construction

17R-144, 17R-343,18R-268, 19R-160

 

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 and human services program

21R-338

 

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 Insurance relating to consumer protection, affordability, quality, and market stability

17R-364, 18R-119

 

Health Literacy-study

16R-239

 

Health maintenance organizations, coverage for sudden emergency medical conditions

95R-048

 

Health plan patient liability provisions – study

14R-375

 

Health study -- Rhode Island

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

 

Housing Adult Education

18R-302

 

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 Adult Education

18R-302

 

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

 

Incarnation of women

21R-281

 

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, 15R-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

 

Insurer Payments on access to health care-study impact

19R-423, 20R-104

 

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

 

Intentional manipulation of the global environment through geoengineering

17R-374

 

Intentional manipulation of the global environment-amend and extend

18R-153

 

Interstate medical licensure compact-advisability of RI joining

17R-360, 18R-118, 18R-341

 

Involuntary inpatient treatment for substance use disorder

19R-419

 

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

 

Land use, development, housing, environment, and regulation study

21R-139

 

Lateral access along RIshoreline

21R-322

 

Law enforcement officers, qualifications and firing positions

96R-148, 96R-163

97R-399

 

Law, the practice of

02R-292

 

Lead drinking water-study of presence and treatment of drinking water in RI

16R-325, 17R-228

 

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

 

Legalizing marijuana-effects

17R-384,18R-355, 18R-356

 

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

 

Line Item Veto-extending dates, requirements for election of Governor and potential RI constitutional amendments for a governor runoff

17R-338, 17R-385

18R-244

 

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 and moderate income act

16R-207,17R-052,17R-333, 18R-309

 

Low and moderate income housing

21R-140

 

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 effects of legalization

17R-367

 

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 the 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, 20R-240

 

Nurse licensure – study

15R-434

 

Nursing shortage projection, extending reporting date

08R-216, 09R-035, 09R-160

 

Nursing staffing impact in licensed health care facilities in Rhode Island

97R-357, 98R-259

08R-216

 

Ocean Acidification Effects on Rhode Island

16R-300

 

Ocean State World Language Learning Commission-study impact  of funding formula on language learners

15R-353, 16R-080

 

Ocean Technology and environment biotechnology –study

02R-278, 02R-301

 

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

97R-322

 

Office based surgery

98R-289, 11R-171

 

Olmstead decision, establish task force

07R-215, 08R-198

 

Online privacy protection

18R-353, 21R-187

 

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

 

Out of School Time Learning Commission

18R-267, 18R-255, 19R-414

 

Patriot’s football stadium, new, perspective sites

97R-113

 

Permitting process for businesses – streamline

14R-221, 15R-363

 

Pesticide control regulation-study

17R-338, 18R-034

 

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

 

Plaque to honor all Rhode Island veteran women of United States Armed Forces-study

16R-303, 17R-015

 

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

 

Project Sustainability in RI

18R-205, 19R-427

19R-170

 

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 high schools-changing times

17R-314

 

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

 

Pyrolysis or Gasification Facility in RI-merits and feasibility

19R-425

 

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

 

Racial equity and optimizing health and safety laws affecting individuals

21R-340

 

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

 

Raw mild regulations

17R-361

 

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

 

Recycling program, multi-family units

17R-347, 18R-183,19R-071

 

Reducing the Incarceration of women-justice reinvestment and proposals

21R-281

 

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 Coastal Resources Management Council-effect of reorganization

19R-401, 20R-54

21R-018

 

Rhode Island Corporation and Partnership Acts

11R-398

 

Rhode Island’s Education Funding Formula-study

19R-426

 

Rhode Island high school students, universal community service requirement

97R-208

 

Rhode Island’s Housing System-comprehensive review

19R-400, 20R-105

 

Rhode Island human rights, structure, administration and operation

00R-238

 

Rhode Island’s minimum pricing statutes

12R-386, 12R-342,

17R-344, 18R-152

 

Rhode Island Online Data Transparency and Private Protection Commission

18R-353, 19R-406,

21R-187

 

Rhode Island Parentage Act

19R-395

 

Rhode Island Public Transit Authority, all aspects

00R-067, 04R-368

09R-305

 

Rhode Island school districts, impact of mandates

07R-370

 

Rhode Island Semiquincentennial (RI 250th) Commission

21R-309, 21R-310

 

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

 

Rhode Island Water Resources Board and Water Supply-study

17R-316, 18R-033, 18R-301

 

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

 

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

 

Sex Trafficking in Rhode Island

16R-218

 

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

 

Solitary Confinement in the Rhode Island ACI

16R-324, 17R-031

 

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-funded home care programs-vulnerable populations

16R-232, 17R-021,

17R-215

 

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

 

Step Therapy Prescription Drug Protocols-guidelines

19R-410, 21R-087

 

Storm water regulations

13R-417

 

Streamlining new business startup process

16R-181

 

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

 

Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and related services-enhancing policies

18R-360

 

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

01R-298, 02R-259

 

Summer learning program task force

09R-361

 

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 exempt properties-analyzing and making recommendations

21R-352

 

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-growing in state of RI

17R-323

 

Tourism – methods for growing – through branding and marketing

15R-414, 16R-332, 16R-065, 17R-030

 

Towing Storage Act relative to police seizures of vehicles

17R-348, 18R-294

 

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

 

Unlawful Sexual Harassment Study in the workplace

18R-128, 18R-250

 

Upgrading facilities used for public purposes by encouraging private investment

16R-330, 17R-088

 

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, 05R-080

 

Veteran and military spouse education and employment opportunities

17R-366, 17R-370, 18R-354, 18R-357, 19R-368, 19R-369

 

Veteranns’n of invisible wounds memorial-construction

17R-349

 

Vicious Dogs Hearings-Reform

18R-303, 19R-312

 

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

 

Waterfowl hunting laws and regulations

16R-271, 17R-119

 

Waste to energy incineration

09R-370, 12R-072

 

West Warwick, flooding study

08R-133

 

Wind turbine effects

18R-322

 

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

 

World-Class Education System in Rhode Island-expiration dates and review

17R-262, 18R-087

 

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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