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3/25/2024 MEDIA ADVISORY: House Finance Committee meets on Thursday to hear several bills
STATE HOUSE – The House Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, March 28 at the RISE of the House (approximately 4:45 p.m.) in Room 35 of the State House to hear testimony on several bills.

Among the legislation scheduled to be heard are the following bills:
  • 2024-H 7030, sponsored by Rep. Samuel A. Azzinaro (D-Dist. 37, Westerly), reduces the assessment by the Rhode Island Veterans Home against a resident's net income from 80 percent to 50 percent.
  • 2024-H 7127, sponsored by Rep. Evan P. Shanley (D-Dist. 24, Warwick, East Greenwich), establishes the Rhode Island Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program to be administered by the general treasurer.
  • 2024-H 7679, sponsored by Rep. Deborah A. Fellela (D-Dist. 43, Johnston), provides that when a registrant voluntarily cancels the registrant's motor vehicle registration, that person would receive a partial refund of the fee that had been paid.
  • 2024-H 7996, sponsored by Rep. Carol Hagan McEntee (D-Dist. 33, South Kingstown, Narragansett), reduces the interest rate on delinquent state tax payments to 12 percent per annum.
The meetings will be televised live by Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox channel 61, on i3Broadband channel 15 and on Verizon channel 34. It will be live streamed at

For more information, contact:
Larry Berman, Communications Director for the Office of the Speaker
State House Room 322
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-2466