Bills Pending Rhode Island House Health, Education and Welfare Committee

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RIS0658EngrossCreate process within DCYF for placing children in the least restrictive placement including kinship and foster care.
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0300IntroHas each public institution of postsecondary education establish a plan for addressing mental health needs of its students.
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0492IntroAuthorizes a licensed psychiatric/mental health nurse clinical specialist to attest a patient's condition/need for treatment, submit documents to court, testify in court when the patient is receiving treatment at a licensed community mental health ce...
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0174EngrossRequires every new school bus to be equipped with seat belts effective January 1, 2019.
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2017-06-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6329IntroProvides that the department of education would develop a funding formula for school districts sending students to career and technical programs outside the district.
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2017-06-21
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6344IntroRequires driver education programs to teach applicants prohibitions/obligations relating to traffic stops and procedure for filing complaint for any violations.
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2017-06-21
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6309IntroAllows for a nurse to delegate tasks to nursing assistants and authorizes the department of health to promulgate regulations that delineate delegable tasks.
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2017-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0437IntroProvides that the department of education would develop a funding formula for school districts sending students to career and technical programs outside the district.
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2017-06-09
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6237IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Education (ride) To Study The Impact, Outcome, And Needs Of Youths With One Or Both Parents Incarcerated
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2017-06-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0499IntroAllows for a nurse to delegate tasks to nursing assistants and authorizes the department of health to promulgate regulations that delineate delegable tasks.
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2017-05-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5473IntroAllows legal guardians to notify the medical examiner that the performance of an autopsy was against a family's religious beliefs. Friends, without legal status, would no longer be able to provide this information.
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2017-05-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5667IntroRequires movie theaters to provide open captioning for persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
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2017-05-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5663IntroRequires the department of elementary and secondary education, pursuant to rules promulgated by the commissioner of elementary and secondary education, to develop curricular material on financial literacy.
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2017-05-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6212IntroAuthorizes council to grant variances to any provisions of title 16 other than those in §16-60-4.2 and to any department of education and school district regulation not affecting the health/safety/civil rights of public school pupils.
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2017-05-17
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6145IntroAuthorizes school committees to appoint one designee to the board of directors of the governing body of certain charter public schools which students from the district attend.
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2017-05-03
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5665IntroRequires the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to adopt a course of study on the nation's founding and related documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Federalist Papers.
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2017-04-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6003IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Right To An Adequate Education (proposed Constitutional Amendment Providing That The Right To An Adequate Education Is A Fundamental ...
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2017-04-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5905IntroRequires manufacturers to fully disclose to the DOH all ingredients contained in their cosmetic products manufactured, distributed or sold in the state, and further subjects a manufacturer to financial penalties for a violation of this requirement.
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2017-04-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6089IntroRequires any mayoral academy which is part of a network that seeks to be established or expanded to provide evidence that its attrition rates, special education rates and suspension rates are within acceptable averages.
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2017-04-26
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RIH5353IntroEstablishes limits on the maximum number of patients that may be assigned to a unit’s registered nurses in particular health care situations.
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2017-04-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6017IntroProvides students attending public or private schools enrolled in grades K-12 with a student's bill of rights prohibiting discrimination based on race, sex, gender, economic status or mental, physical, developmental or sensory disabilities.
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2017-04-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6036IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Labeling And Sales Of Homeopathic Medications (creates A 9 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Labeling And Sales Of Homeopathic Medication, And Reports...
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2017-04-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6054IntroDefines pet grooming facilities and requires that pet grooming facilities be licensed and provides penalties for those pet grooming facilities that fail to obtain a license.
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2017-04-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5679IntroRequires all new school buses purchased or leased be equipped with seat belts for each passenger and operator seat and further requires mandatory safety belt use by the school bus operator and each passenger.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5883IntroRequires that public schools of this state, beginning in kindergarten and continuing through and including grade 12, would annually provide access for every student to at least one field trip to a nature preserve, reserve, or conservatory.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5974IntroAllows the North Kingstown school committee to develop a policy allowing for early entry to kindergarten.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5875IntroExempts a "humane animal welfare group" from the offense of the abandonment of cats.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5986IntroProvides an exception to required school immunizations for pupils whose personal, philosophical, or religious beliefs are contrary to immunization and/or testing.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5919IntroAllows parents or guardians of a child to opt out of vaccines for non-casual contact diseases transmitted by sexual contact.
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2017-04-05
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RIH5677IntroRequires registration and criminal background checks of individuals who provide personal care assistant services.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5742IntroProhibits the use of electronic-benefit-transfer (EBT) cards at retail establishments unless the recipient presents a valid photo identification card.
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2017-04-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5675IntroRequires food packaging to disclose that food has been packaged in reduced or modified oxygen, including a list of the gasses used, the percentage of each gas used, and the date the food was packaged.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5907IntroPromotes safe drinking water at school and early childhood programs by implementing procedures to reduce and eliminate lead in water.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5823IntroProhibits the use of containers, or food packaged in containers that contain bisphenol A.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5741IntroProhibits smoking in common areas of multi-unit residential developments.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5674IntroProvides consumer protection in eye care services by developing standards and enforcement protocols related to the utilization of emergent technologies in the provision of eye care services, as well as for the delegation of eye care services by provi...
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5822IntroProhibits the use of formaldehyde or formaldehyde replacements in certain children's products.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5809IntroCreates an enforcement process for the right to breast-feed at work. In addition, it would require all schools to provide reasonable accommodation to its lactating students.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5682IntroEstablishes certain student privacy rights in regard to take-home technology devices from school.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5275IntroRequires businesses with gross annual sales of more than $500,000 to post signs that food they offer for sale may contain genetically modified organisms.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5660IntroDirects the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to issue regulations banning cell phone possession by students in the public schools during the school day.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5681IntroProvides an exception to required school immunizations for pupils whose personal beliefs are contrary to immunization and/or testing.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5666IntroRequires school districts to provide for alternative programs and classroom space, within the school, to reduce the number of out of school suspensions which could lead to other deviant behaviors.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5906IntroRequires each member of the board of education to have experience in a position of higher education.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5662IntroRequires each member of the board of education to have experience in a position of higher education.
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2017-03-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5673IntroEstablishes a process to license physicians by reciprocity to practice medicine in this state.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5672IntroGrants reciprocity to physicians in other states and foreign jurisdictions upon submission of application/evidence meeting all requirements applicable to resident physicians to the board of medical licensure.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5671IntroProhibits the state from requiring any form of the Federation of State Medical Boards' proprietary maintenance of licensure program.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5577IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Operation Of The Department Of Children, Youth, And Families (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study The Operation Of The Department Of Children, Youth, And Families, And Would ...
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5582IntroAuthorizes the governor to enter into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and would designate an office to administer this compact.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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