RI Legislation | 2021 | Regular Session

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H5111IntroAuthorizes state aide to RICAP for training/equipment for use during times of natural disaster/emergency as needed by state EMA/governor.
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5161IntroProvides for the “Suicide Treatment Improvement Act” to improve the delivery of suicide treatment.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5138IntroProhibits a covered establishment from preparing, selling, processing or providing food or beverages in or on a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5139IntroRequires the department of children, youth and families to report all suspected cases of child sexual abuse to the children's advocacy center.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5121IntroProvides a tax credit for state community service hours provided by state residents to certain not-for-profit entities and municipal departments.
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5150IntroMandates retailers that manufacture and internet based device prior to sale to block websites that facilitate or display obscene material.
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2021-01-25
To House Corporations Committee
H5129IntroExempts from taxation the real property of Ocean State Community Wellness, Inc., a qualified tax-exempt corporation under § 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, for the property located at 7450 Post Road, North Kingstown, Rhode Isla...
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2021-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5112IntroRequires that the rate for hospice providers, delivering hospice care in a skilled nursing facility, not exceed ninety-five percent (95%) of the rate paid for non-hospice care in a skilled nursing facility.
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5128IntroProvides for the preservation of housing density when a municipality allows alternative uses within a residential zone. Transferal of the residential density would be to locations at the discretion of the municipality.
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2021-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5162IntroExpands the rights of physician assistants with regard to their practice and prohibits non-compete clauses that exceed five years with regard to the purchase and sale of a practice.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5154IntroChanges title of chapter 37.2 of title 5 and throughout, replacing the words "Oriental medicine" with "Chinese medicine". Allows individuals who are otherwise certified, to practice acupuncture & Chinese medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic meth...
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5137IntroRequires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5115IntroExpands 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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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5145IntroRequires the commission on standards and training to provide training and instructions for police officers and trainees in order to more accurately identify complaints involving persons with cognitive or communication-related disabilities.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5122IntroRequires the department of environmental management to install certain moorings at Goddard State Park.
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2021-01-25
To House Special Legislation Committee
H5141IntroIncreases the age of children able to utilize a recorded forensic interview for cases of sexual abuse in grand jury testimony -- child assault from age fourteen (14) to age eighteen (18).
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5140IntroAmends the law enforcement officers’ bill of rights to require that a person wishing to serve as a third member of a hearing committee attend training and would amend the suspension period for minor violations and the appeals procedure.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5132IntroAmends the compliance standards for heating oil biobased products providing minimum standards for the percentage of biobased product that certain types of heating oil must contain.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5053IntroProvides that DOT, in conjunction with the RI turnpike and bridge authority, erect a safety barrier or safety netting on the Mount Hope Bridge, the Claiborne Pell Bridge, Verrazzano Bridge. Safety barrier or netting to be erected on or before 1/1/202...
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5165IntroAuthorizes emergency medical service providers to transport and provide first aid to police dogs injured in the line of duty.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5117IntroCreates 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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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5124IntroEnables cities and towns to provide a tax exemption to individuals who take resiliency measures to rehabilitate their property because of flood hazards.
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2021-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5153IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment of the chronically homeless.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5152IntroDefines what constitutes a multi-use food and beverage storage container and provides for sanitary use of said containers.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5113IntroCreates a refundable fifty cent ($0.50) deposit for miniature alcoholic beverage containers, often referred to as "nips."
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5151IntroLimits insured persons insulin costs to $25 per month.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5155IntroIncludes licensed advanced practice registered nurses (APRN), certified in psychiatric/mental health, as qualified to certify the need for mental health treatment in certain patients.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5157IntroProvides that every superintendent of schools shall create an annual report on the progress and status of academic achievement of foster care youth.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5144IntroMakes minors who were sentenced as adults, eligible for parole after serving fifteen (15) years of a sentence and would not apply to those serving life without parole and would apply to those prisoners whose offenses were committed after 1/1/91.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5158IntroRequires the children’s cabinet, in conjunction with the department of education, to develop and implement strategies to improve the compensation of early educators.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5160IntroRedefines the term "covered services" as used to describe applicable subscriber agreements between a health care entity and a dentist.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5127IntroAuthorizes the town of Middletown, upon receiving a request for the abandonment of a highway from an abutting property owner, to buy the abandoned highway from the abutting owner, at fair market value.
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2021-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5114IntroAllows for a tax credit of $500 for certain nurse practitioners or physicians.
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5136IntroRequires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5135IntroEstablishes licensing procedure for persons seeking to engage in geoengineering activity from DEM to protect health/safety/environment of state.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5146IntroRequires all health insurance providers offering prescription drug benefits to limit person’s out-of-pocket costs to$100 for 30 day supply. Commencing 1/1/22.
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2021-01-25
To House Corporations Committee
H5133IntroRequires certain businesses and educational facilities that produce at least fifty-two (52) tons of organic-waste yearly and are located within thirty (30) miles of an authorized composting facility to use authorized methods of recycling.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5147IntroProvides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2021-01-25
To House Corporations Committee
H5164IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use a topical sunscreen product. Children enrolled in grades K-5 would need a note from a parent or guardian in order to possess sunscreen on school property.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5142IntroRequires all candidates for office to file the same number of campaign finance reports, all due at the same times, whether or not they have contested primary elections.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5126IntroProhibits the operation of through commercial vehicles on Turner Road in Middletown.
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2021-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5134IntroAmends provisions relative to the energy facility siting act including designating the public utilities commission as the public advocate and would create certain pre-application requirements.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
H5130IntroGradually increases the minimum wage from eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour, over a four (4) year period.
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2021-01-25
To House Labor Committee
H5143IntroExpands the definition of the word "perpetrator defendant" for purposes of bringing a civil action based upon sexual abuse or exploitation of a child.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
H5125IntroAuthorizes cities and towns to enact ordinances to address and protect their citizens' public safety and welfare from the impact of hemp cultivation and any of its derivative products.
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2021-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5120IntroImposes carbon tax on fossil fuel sellers for use in climate resilience/renewable energy/energy efficiency/climate adaption programs effective upon 3 states adoption covered by RGGI.
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5148IntroEstablishes broadband coordinator and council.
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2021-01-25
To House Corporations Committee
H5149IntroAuthorizes the Exeter town sergeant or designees to conduct division of motor vehicles vehicle identifying number and odometer inspections.
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2021-01-25
To House Corporations Committee
H5118IntroProvides for an appropriation of state funds to cities and towns who are members of the Narragansett Bay marine task force (NBMTF) for the maintenance of boats providing services to Narragansett Bay.
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2021-01-25
To House Finance Committee
H5156IntroAmends the current law so that digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) screenings are available wherever mammograms are conducted and to provide insurance coverage for such screenings.
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2021-01-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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