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H5135IntroValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Burrillville, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Burrillville on November 8, 2016.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5036IntroProhibits lobbyists from making any political contributions to any member of the general assembly from January 1 through July 1 in any year, unless the general assembly adjourns for the year prior to July 1.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
S0058IntroAllows Carole Warren to join Molly Smith and Zachary C. Siener in marriage on or about July 29, 2017, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5130IntroAllows Robert Kennedy to join Courtney Kennedy and Randy Willard in marriage on or about May 20, 2017, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5033IntroProhibits the sale and/or delivery of hearing aids directly to consumers through internet or direct mail, and provides for criminal penalties.
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2017-01-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0067IntroAllows Terrance N. Turner, Esq., Justice of the Peace, to join Amanda E. Carrier, and Justin N. Turner, in marriage on or about October 7, 2017, within the Town of East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5012IntroProvides for a dispute resolution process for emergency services and surprise bills for medical services performed by nonparticipating (out-of-network) health care providers.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
S0061IntroAllows Nancy Mullen to join Amy Lynne Oster and Scott Anthony Lambert, Jr., in marriage on or about May 20, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5017IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For Protecting And Providing Effective Care For Vulnerable Populations In State-funded Home Care Programs (extends T...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5129IntroAllows Kimberly D'Aiello to join Catherine Wilkinson and Kyle Laprade in marriage on or about May 20, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5106IntroValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Foster, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Foster on November 8, 2016.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5180IntroAllows the Honorable Joseph J. Solomon, Jr., to join Francesca M. Black and Justin Michael Port in marriage on or about June 10, 2017, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5131IntroAllows Dr. Paul J. Cesaro to join Brittney Crawford and Bryan Cardin in marriage on or about June 20, 2017, within the Town of Smithfield, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5101IntroAllows the imposition of up to a $500 fine on a motor vehicle lessor or secured party for failing to follow proper procedures in the event of a default by a lessee or purchaser.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5049IntroDirects council on elementary and secondary education to recommend to the commissioner of education a curriculum that allows students successful careers in computer science.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5094IntroEnables the general assembly in grand committee to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5013IntroTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Apogee Products, Inc.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
H5032IntroProhibits price-gouging of prescribed drugs or pharmaceuticals in times of market emergency or market shortages and makes violators guilty of a felony and subject to injunctive relief.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
H5031IntroProvides that any rate increase with respect to electric distribution companies would be no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index or five and one-half percent (5.5%), whichever is greater.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
H5015IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Expiration And Reporting Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study Methods For Growing Tourism In The State Of Rhode Island Through Coordinated Branding And Marketing Efforts (extending The Reporting And Expi...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
S0062IntroAllows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Annmarie Pedro and Steven Matthew Carson in marriage on or about March 24, 2018, within the Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5111IntroHouse Resolution Opposing United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5134IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Low And Moderate Income Housing Act (extends The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Legislative Commission To Study The Low And Modera...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Municipal Government Committee
S0059IntroAllows the Honorable Frank S. Lombardi to join Jeffrey Ryan Beliveau and Alyssa Fioravanti in marriage on or about February 4, 2017, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5148IntroTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Savings Of America, Inc.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
H5062IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Use Of Solitary Confinement In The Rhode Island Aci (extends The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Legislative Commission ...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
S0066IntroAllows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Jennifer Elizabeth Sayles and Mary-Margaret Velan in marriage on or about February 15, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5116IntroProvides that a cause of action may be brought for encroachment upon open space land.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5181IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (governor And Lieutenant Governor To Appear Jointly On The Ballot) (amends The Constitution So That In The Year 2022 And Th...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5147IntroValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the city of East Providence, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the city of East Providence on November 8, 2016.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5045IntroTransportation services are to be provided to students residing two (2) or more miles from school.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
H5030IntroProhibits utility rate increases in excess of two and one-half percent (2.5%) over any twenty-four (24) month period.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
H5048IntroProvides for professional development opportunities relating to reading disabilities and would require two (2) hours of professional development instruction pertaining to reading disabilities for certain general education teachers and specialists.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0063IntroAllows John Cena, Sr., to join Rachel McCaffrey and Ryan Hayden in marriage on or about August 4, 2017, within the Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5098IntroExcludes preliminary drafts, notes, impressions, memoranda, working papers and work products involving research at state institutions of higher learning from the definition of a public record.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
S0065IntroAllows Robert Edward Catanzaro to join Sarah Austin Gorham and Colin John Esposito in marriage on or about July 8, 2017, within the Town of Charlestown, Rhode Island.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5011IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State - Four Year Terms And Term Limits For Representatives And Senators
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5095IntroAllows a classified employee, whose position is not fully funded through federal loans and/or grants to seek the nomination of or to be a candidate for elective state office.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
H5133IntroRatifies and validates the amendment to the South Kingstown Home Rule Charter which was approved by the electors of the town of South Kingstown at the polls on November 8, 2016.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Municipal Government Committee
H5014IntroTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of The Beacon Hill Lane Homeowner's Association, Inc.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Corporations Committee
H5107IntroCommencing on January 1, 2018, require that all developmental disabilities organizations that employ five (5) employees or more and who are reimbursed for such services by the state, to pay their employees at least fifteen ($15.00) dollars per hour.
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2017-01-20
To House Finance Committee
H5165IntroAuthorizes the appropriation of the sum of one million, two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($1,250,000) to the Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017.
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2017-01-19
To House Finance Committee
H5160IntroProhibits declawing on a cat or other animal, unless a veterinarian has determined that the procedure is necessary for a therapeutic purpose. Any person who violates this section would be subject to a fine.
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2017-01-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
S0009IntroReforms parole, medical parole, community confinement, and correctional impact statements.
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2017-01-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
H5170IntroRequires active duty military personnel receive daycare services for their dependents at state expense.
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2017-01-19
To House Finance Committee
S0011IntroClarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.
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2017-01-19
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
H5154IntroProvides that no person convicted of a crime in which a fire arm was used to commit the offense shall be eligible for parole.
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2017-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
H5166IntroExempts from sales and use taxes the sale of cremation urns for humans and pets.
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2017-01-19
To House Finance Committee
H5153IntroProhibits the fraudulent evasion of any parking and/or storage fee.
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2017-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
H5158IntroProhibits abortions solely as a means of sex selection.
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2017-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
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