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S2146IntroSenate Resolution Congratulating Dale Holberton, South Kingstown Town Clerk, On Her Retirement After More Than Thirty Years Of Exemplary Public Service
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2020-01-23
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (01/28/2020)
S2113IntroEstablishes Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant to eligible homeowners and renters to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
H7179IntroCreates a tax credit for the amount in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) contributed to a public school district for the express purpose of making physical improvements to a school.
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2125IntroProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
H7224IntroProvides that any women's business enterprise that is certified under the Federal Small Business Act would be deemed certified by the department of administration as a women's business enterprise.
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2020-01-22
To House Labor Committee
S2108Intro- Economic And Climate Resilience Act Of 2020
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2020-01-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H7043IntroAllows parents to be asked for funding of school sponsored field trips as long as the district provides funding to any student whose family cannot afford the trip.
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S2133IntroAllows James R. Boyd, Jr., to join Alyssa Lynn LaValley and Andrew James Fleming in marriage on or about July 25, 2020, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2105IntroDirects council on elementary and secondary education to provide professional support and assistance to LEAs regarding effective ways to use data such as the LEA’s budget and demographics, school culture, and assessments to improve student performa...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
H7204IntroRequires the department of children, youth and families (DCYF) and the family court to initially consider the placement of a child under their care with the child's immediate family members or next of kin before placement in foster care.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
H7048IntroRequires the department of education to develop and make available for school use a mental health curriculum. Schools would be required to provide four (4) hours of mental health instruction to seventh grade students.
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H7197IntroRequires only those juveniles fourteen (14) years old or older to register as sex offenders, but only if their underlying adjudicated offense is comparable or more severe than aggravated sexual abuse as defined federally in 18 U.S.C. § 2241.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
S2026PassSenate Resolution Extending The Reporting Date And Amending The Membership Of The Special Senate Commission To Study The Effect And Procedures For The Reorganization Of The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc) (amends The Membersh...
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2020-01-22
Senate read and passed
S2117IntroExpands eligibility for elderly services assistance to persons under age 65 suffering from physician confirmed Alzheimer's disease related dementia with income not to exceed 250% of federal poverty level.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
S2119IntroSets regionalization bonus at two percent (2%) of state's share of foundation education aid formula.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
H7215IntroAmends the lien and notice procedures for facility operators of dry dock facilities.
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2020-01-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
S2124IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2102IntroSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Ernest Pitochelli, Sr.
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2020-01-22
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (01/28/2020)
H7241PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Reverend Brian J. Shanley, O.p., S.t.l., Ph.d., On His Retirement After Fifteen Years Of Extraordinary Leadership And Success As The President Of Providence College
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2020-01-22
House read and passed
H7185IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $800,000 To Department Of Education For Central Falls Educational Aid For Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $800,000 To The Department Of Education For Educational Aid To Cen...
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2141IntroAllows DOT to lease airport property up to 50 years for substantial improvement/building and increases RI airport corporation directors from 7 to 9 with one appointment (RIPA) and (RIGABOA).
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2020-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7229IntroLimits copays, coinsurance or office deductible for services of a physical therapist to the amount authorized for the services of a primary care physician or osteopath.
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2020-01-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S2144IntroAuthorizes the town of Bristol to regulate live entertainment.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
S2115IntroEntitles dairy farms to the exemptions from taxation granted to farmland, forestland, or open space.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
H7236IntroIncreases mandatory insurance coverage for hearing aids from $1,500 to $2,000, per ear, every three (3) years. In addition, the amount of insurance coverage would no longer be based on the age of the recipient.
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2020-01-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S2122IntroRequires prescription drug manufacturers to file a detailed, updated list of each pharmaceutical sales representative and to pay an annual fee for each name listed with the department of business regulation.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2004IntroProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-01-22
Placed on Senate Calendar (01/28/2020)
H7180IntroExempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2109IntroAllows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from thirty to sixty mega watts.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
H7071IntroDirects the department of elementary and secondary education to conduct a review and revision of the statewide bullying policy.
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H7103IntroProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-01-22
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H7190IntroRestructures professional development investment fund to assume duties of dissemination of curriculum materials/frameworks/assessments/development plans with annual allocation of $200 per student.
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2126IntroRequires that professionals authorized to prescribe opioid drugs discuss addiction risks and when appropriate alternative treatments with patients upon the second refill and/or upon the third prescription.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
S2134IntroProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7183IntroAppropriates funds to city and town members of NBMTF who maintain boats servicing Narragansett Bay.
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2131IntroBans possession, sale and transfer of assault weapons which are not property registered.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S2104IntroRequires that commencing with the graduating class of 2022 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
H7203IntroExempts state or municipal police officers, firefighters, judges of state court, and members of the Rhode Island general assembly from the requirement of transparent windshields and windows.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
H7206IntroRequires that the selection pool for court appointed receivers be composed of at least ten percent (10%) of receivers who are persons of color.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
S2143IntroGradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Labor Committee
H7201IntroGrants a judge or magistrate the discretion to impose the requirement of blood and/or urine testing or the use of the ignition interlock system.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
S2107IntroEstablishes certain student privacy rights in regard to take-home technology devices from school.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
H7240PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Paul J. Shanley
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2020-01-22
House read and passed
H7181IntroExempts from the sales and use tax that portion of a motor vehicle lease payment collected for tangible personal property tax, municipal property tax, excise, or any other similar tax.
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2145IntroAuthorizes the issuance of farmer-brewery and farmer-distillery licenses to qualifying farms subject to conditions and regulations issued by the department of regulation.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
H7102IntroProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
H7182IntroGrants a tax credit for any tax placed upon the sale of automobile parts which have a core charge.
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2020-01-22
To House Finance Committee
S2139IntroPrecludes a parent's disability from serving as the sole basis for the state to institute an investigation of the disabled parent's family.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H7207IntroProhibits more than two (2) members of the state police to be from the same family whether by blood, adoption or marriage.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
H7216IntroDepartment of health to establish maximum PFAS levels in water.
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2020-01-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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