RI Legislation | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced

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H6429Intro

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Authorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.
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2021-07-01
To House Corporations Committee
H6467Intro

Sine Die
Department of health to promulgate rules and regulations for essential caregivers at healthcare facilities during a declared emergency.
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2021-07-01
House passed as amended (floor amendment)
H5580Intro

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Creates a custody procedure for pets in divorce and separation proceedings based on the best interests of the animal. This act would not apply to assistance/service animals.
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2021-07-01
House passed as amended (floor amendment)
S0194Intro

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Increases membership from 3 to 5 members/revises siting process to mandate public/municipal participation.
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2021-06-30
Meeting postponed (06/30/2021)
S0865Intro

Sine Die
Amends the law enforcement officers' bill of rights to provide greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement.
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2021-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6180Intro

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Provides that public bodies not be required to hold open-forum sessions on any topic not on the meeting notice and limits comment on any topic not previously posted.
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2021-06-30
To House State Government & Elections Committee
H6437Intro

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Expands the definition of a redevelopment area to include all population census tracts in the state that have been or are designated as opportunity zones.
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2021-06-30
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (06/30/2021)
S0505Intro

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Increases number of committee members in law enforcement officers’ bill of rights hearing to 5 and mandates hearings be commenced within 15 days /mandates officer charged with felony or imprisoned on misdemeanor have pay suspended while case is pen...
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2021-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0369Intro

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Changes the date on which an individual in the town of Exeter may file for an exemption for being a person over the age of sixty-five (65) or fully disabled.
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2021-06-30
Committee recommends passage
H6484Intro

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Requires the general assembly to provide race, ethnicity and gender impact statements as to all legislation, addressing the disproportionate impact of the legislation on people of color and gender.
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2021-06-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
H6482Intro

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Prohibits the sale or transfer of ammunition unless the purchaser successfully undergoes a background check.
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
H6483Intro

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Creates a registry of veterans exposed to airborne hazards open burn pits while serving in southwest Asia theaters of operations after August 2, 1990 and September 11, 2011.
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2021-06-29
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
S0832Intro

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Requires cities and towns to assess renewable energy resources to be taxed as tangible property and the real property on which it is located shall not be reclassified, revalued or reassessed.
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2021-06-29
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
H6370Intro

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Authorizes the director of the department of business regulation to license the cultivation and sale of marijuana.
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2021-06-29
To House Finance Committee
H6464Intro

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Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings and provides that any eviction for nonpayment of rent, in which the rent arrearage is paid through a rent relief program, shall remain sealed permanently.
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
S0915Intro

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Provides that portions of the city of Central Falls would be included within the Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment Project.
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2021-06-29
To Senate Finance Committee
H6396Intro

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Prohibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems.
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2021-06-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
S0920Intro

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Regulates the manufacture, distribution and retail sale of vapor products in Rhode Island.
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2021-06-29
Committee heard
H6209Intro

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Requires coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, including, but not limited to, the use of intravenous immunoglobin therap...
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2021-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
H6327Intro

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Raises Rhode Island Medicaid primary care payment rates to not less than federal Medicare rates for the same service.
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2021-06-29
To House Finance Committee
S0938Intro

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Prohibits the sale or offer for sale of any flavored electronic nicotine delivery system.
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2021-06-29
Committee heard
S0972Intro

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Increases the wages for direct care workers employed by home nursing care and home care providers licensed by the Rhode Island department of health.
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2021-06-29
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
S0983Intro

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Joint Resolution Amending The Joint Resolution Creating A Permanent Legislative Commission On Child Care In Rhode Island (this Resolution Would Amend The Membership And Purpose Of Said Commission, Allow For Funding With Approval, And Require Review O...
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2021-06-28
To Senate Education Committee
H6470Intro

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Transfers all responsibility for oversize/overweight permitting to the department of transportation and amends and increases fines for all oversize and overweight infractions.
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2021-06-28
To House State Government & Elections Committee
S0406Intro

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Felony to store firearms unlocked.
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2021-06-28
Meeting postponed (06/28/2021)
H5553Intro

Sine Die
Felony to store firearms unlocked.
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2021-06-28
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
S0986Intro

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Makes the Mill Damn Act subject to the provisions of the Freshwater Wetlands Act as it related to Johnson's Pond in the town of Coventry.
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2021-06-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5588Intro

Sine Die
Increases the percentage of area median income from one hundred twenty percent (120%) to one hundred forty percent (140%) only for New Shoreham residents to make more households eligible for affordable housing.
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2021-06-26
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
H6476Intro

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Establishes incentives for property sales and use tax exemptions for qualified data centers located in Rhode Island upon a minimum qualified investment of $50,000,000 in a designated enterprise zone and $200,000,000 in a non-enterprise zone.
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2021-06-25
To House Finance Committee
H5909Intro

Sine Die
Regulates the distribution of food products containing the drug kratom, a drug of concern for its stimulant and sedative effects, to consumers by the department of health.
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2021-06-25
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
H6254Intro

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Codifies in the general laws the standards of conduct for notaries public in the state of Rhode Island by the secretary of state which came into effect on April 3, 2020. Takes effect on July 1, 2021; sunsets and expires on July 1, 2023.
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2021-06-25
To House State Government & Elections Committee
H6430Intro

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Excludes sale of dealership as good cause to terminate relations with dealerships/allows 5 days to cure contract deficiency/violation/vests exclusive jurisdiction in RI courts to settle any disputes.
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2021-06-25
To House Corporations Committee
H6147Intro

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Amends Hate Crimes Sentencing Act. Adds gender identity, expression to protected groups. Clarifies sentencing enhancements for hate crimes against victims in a protected group. Permits sentencing to community service or educational classes.
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2021-06-25
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
H6468Intro

Sine Die
Establishes a climate action plan to eliminate the state's dependence on fossil fuel energy generation of electricity and replace the required generation of electricity from clean energy resources by calendar year 2036.
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2021-06-25
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
H6465Intro

Sine Die
Changes the process of nominating candidates for the general election, by replacing the political party primary with a primary general election.
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2021-06-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
S0429Intro

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Requires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.
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2021-06-24
To House Labor Committee
H6466Intro

Sine Die
Requires that the tax imposed on little cigars be imposed in the same manner as the tax imposed on cigarettes, that 25% of such tax revenue would be applied to smoking cessation programs, and requires that little cigars be sold in packs of 20 or more...
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2021-06-24
To House Finance Committee
S0955Intro

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Authorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
S0827Intro

Sine Die
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Define educational disadvantaged students. This act would also require the use of a weighted lottery for charter school establishment, charter renewal and for student applications w...
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2021-06-23
Meeting postponed (06/23/2021)
S0254Intro

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License required for advanced recycling facilities. No licensing within two (2) miles residential zone, school, place of worship or waterway or wetlands, except this prohibition shall not apply to grandfathered operations.
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2021-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0527Intro

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Prohibits new high-heat waste processing facilities.
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2021-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H6458Intro

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Reduces the appoint the historian laureate from a five (5) year term to a two (2) year term, and requires the historian laureate to develop and implement programs about pertinent aspects of Rhode Island history.
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2021-06-22
To House State Government & Elections Committee
H6455Intro

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Makes the hate crime sentencing enhancement applicable to petty misdemeanors.
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
H6456Intro

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Amend the title of Chapter 12-30 of the General Laws to be "The Jennifer Rivera Witness Protection Act".
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
H6457Intro

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To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of East Passage Estates Lot Owners’ Association
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2021-06-22
To House Corporations Committee
H6393Intro

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Requires all contractors and subcontractors who perform construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair or maintenance work, pursuant to public works contracts, to comply with industry standards for infrastructure corrosion prevention.
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2021-06-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
S0101Intro

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Creates the "Medicaid Employer Assessment".
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2021-06-22
Meeting postponed (06/22/2021)
S0782Intro

Sine Die
Appropriates four hundred sixty nine thousand six hundred fifty-five dollars ($469,655) to the Crime Victim Compensation Program created by the Criminal Injuries Compensation to be extended during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.
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2021-06-21
To Senate Finance Committee
S0957Intro

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Removes the requirement that a credit bureau, at a minimum, utilizes at least one additional identifier to confirm the identity of the person who is the subject of the credit inquiry.
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2021-06-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
S0766Intro

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Requires that the tax imposed on little cigars be imposed in the same manner as the tax imposed on cigarettes, that 25% of such tax revenue would be applied to smoking cessation programs, and requires that little cigars be sold in packs of 20 or more...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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