Bills Pending Rhode Island House Health, Education and Welfare Committee

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RIH5067IntroDirects that services provided by school social workers and certified school psychologists would be included as health care related services eligible for federal Medicaid reimbursement.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5069IntroRequires all charter public schools actively recruit students from and in every district that the school is chartered to service and receive students from.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5065IntroRepeals requirement a person licensed as barber be a citizen of United States and be of good moral character. Also repeals requirement that a person so licensed pay a license fee for the business.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5079IntroAllows a school district to assess or request a voluntary contribution of money from a student or the student's parent or legal guardian to make a donation, in whole or in part, for the cost of district-sponsored field trips, dances, and clubs.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5072IntroAllows health insurance plans to provide coverage for accessible residence modifications determined to be medically necessary.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5076IntroRequire the principal at each school to provide an annual report on the number of graduating students and the number applying for admission to college or vocational training.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5075IntroRequires at least one oral and maxillofacial surgeon on the Rhode Island board of examiners in dentistry.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5080IntroRequires owners or operators of enclosed public space holding 300 or more people to have available epinephrine auto injectors and personnel trained to administer them.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5066IntroIncreases the membership of the governor's council on behavioral health from thirty-one (31) to thirty-two (32) members by adding the president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island or a designee.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5070IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals (bhddh) To Fully Address All Previous Violations And Take All Necessary Actions To Ensure Ongoing Compliance With ...
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2021-01-22
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RIH5104IntroAllows state colleges to sell discarded or surplus technology to their students at discounted prices, using the monies collected to purchase updated electronic equipment or technology.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5074IntroRequires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5078IntroRequires that prior to any suspension being issued to a student or pupil in grades K-5, inclusive, the school would implement an individual behavior plan (the "plan") for the student.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5082IntroAllows expressly allow college athletes, while they are students, to personally profit from the use of their name, image, and likeness, and prohibits the NCAA from preventing these practices.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5081IntroProvides for establishment of the rare disease medication reinsurance program to be funded by insurer contributions that would be administered by the secretary of health and human services based on recommendations from a 15 member advisory council.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5077IntroCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2021," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5073IntroProvides that the council on elementary and secondary education be encouraged to maintain, publish and update statewide standards for instruction of personal finance in public high schools.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5068IntroPromotes healthy school buildings and grounds by prohibiting the use of certain appliances in school buildings.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5083IntroProvides that feminine hygiene products be provided in all public schools and prisons.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5071IntroDirects school districts experiencing high rates of student absenteeism to establish attendance review teams to address this absenteeism.
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2021-01-22
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RIH5041IntroRequires drug manufactures to establish fund and manage state approved drug take back programs, free of charge to the consumer and pharmacy.
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2021-01-21
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RIH5027IntroIncorporates SurveyWorks school climate indicators for evaluating the performance of LEAs and individual public schools.
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2021-01-15
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RIH5026IntroAllows teachers, who are at the top step maximum salary, to retire early.
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2021-01-15
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RIH5028IntroRequires the implementation of the civic literacy act for all students between the 8th and 12th grades.
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2021-01-15
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RIH5035IntroRequires elderly housing complexes of more than 100 residential units provide emergency generators to power all common areas and residential units in building effective 1/1/22.
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2021-01-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5019IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of An Improved Medicare-for-all-type Single Payer Program In The State Of Rhode Island (creates A 19 Member Commission To Study And Assess Implementing ...
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2021-01-13
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RIH5017IntroAdds a definition to the term "manufacture" in the medical marijuana chapter.
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2021-01-13
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RIH5018IntroDirects the council on elementary and secondary education to develop recommendations for a high school curriculum to prepare students for successful postsecondary education and careers in computer science.
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2021-01-13
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