Bills supported by OSTPA are highlighted in green. Bills opposed by OSTPA are highlighted in red.
House Finance Committee, Chairman Helio Melo
Room 35, 1:00 pm (prior to the floor session)
H 5250 – Requires the state to return a portion of the cities and towns’ sales taxes collected if the state budget surplus exceeds $20 million.
H 5365 – Repeals the RI state sales tax – 0.0%.
House Labor Committee, Chairwoman Anastasia Williams
Room 201, Rise (approximately 4:30 pm)
H 6061 – Part of Fox’s economic package – Requires a report on changing unemployment laws as it relates to seasonal employees.
H 6062 – Part of Fox’s economic package. Changes child labor laws as it relates to manufacturing and allows apprenticeship/training in that same field.
Senate Education Committee, Chairwoman Hanna Gallo
Room 212, Rise (approximately 4:30 pm)
S 116 – Allows use of longer school days utilizing less than 180 days.
Senate Finance Committee, Chairman Daniel DaPonte
Room 211, 2:00 pm (prior to the floor session)
S 127 – Reinstates residential renewable energy system tax credit.
S 132 – Reduces healthcare costs by billing Medicaid for eligible inpatient and professional services.
S 134 – Establishes healthcare act in order to reduce costs of correctional healthcare.
S 252 – Amends estate tax law to allow a credit against tax of up to $99,600 in order to maintain exemption up to threshold even when the threshold is met.