Bills Pending Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee

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RIH7101Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICES - Criminalizes the unauthorized dissemination of sexually explicit images of another person that are created by digital devices or created without the consent of the person depicted.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7644Intro
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EDUCATION -- COMPENSATION FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS - Allows college athletes and prospects to enter into contracts receive compensation for use of their name, image and likeness rights and would prohibit colleges and at...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7632Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ASSAULTS - Permits assaulted healthcare employee to have option of having home address, place of employment, voter roll information and any information related to any labor organization, impounded from public records.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7649Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Increases mandatory liability coverage for retail alcoholic beverage license holders from $300,000 to $1,000,000/Prevents injured consumers of alcohol recovering damages/Increases mandatory min jail sentence f...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7639Intro
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ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS -- ANIMALS AS SENTIENT BEINGS ACT - Classifies animals as sentient beings, not property, capable of experiencing pain, stress, and fear.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7160Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- PRICE GOUGING OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS PROHIBITED - Makes it a felony to price gouge prescriptions or pharmaceuticals in time of a shortage.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7648Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Denies tenants relief afforded under this section when a unit or premises is damaged by fire or other casualty if the fire or other casualty was caused by the negligence or deliberate act of the tenan...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7053Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS - Permits those persons with felony convictions to have up to six misdemeanor offenses expunged from their criminal record.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7640Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Specifically adds healthcare employees to those persons eligible under the criminal injuries compensation statute if they are assaulted during the course of their employment.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7637Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- SOLITARY CONFINEMENT REFORM ACT - Establishes the restrictive housing oversight committee ("committee"
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2024-02-15
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RIH7645Intro
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HIGHWAYS -- QUALIFIED ABANDONMENT OF TOWN ROADS - Allows for a qualified abandonment of public town roads which grants a public easement over said road allowing it to be converted to a walking/hiking/biking trail as well as for access to parks, natur...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7165Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY - Under certain circumstances, provides immunity from arrest and prosecution for prostitution, procurement of sexual conduct for a fee, loitering for prostitution and soliciting from motor vehicles for ...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7318Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- WRITS, SUMMONS AND PROCESS - Adds those persons with experience as a federal process server as qualifying for certification as a constable.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7642Intro
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DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN -- PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT - Prohibit the family court from detaining any juvenile or committing any juvenile, under the age of 14 years, to the training school, for any offense other than murder, first degree se...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7643Intro
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- HEALTHCARE SERVICE PROVIDER ABUSER REGISTRY -- HOLLY'S LAW - Requires the director of BHDDH to establish and maintain a registry of employees found to be in violation of and disciplin...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7311Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Provides that imposition of a fine, or sentences of probation or a suspended sentence, absent a period of incarceration, are not convictions.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7306Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- JUDICIAL SELECTION - Requires individuals seeking a judicial nomination to reapply to JNC every 5 years and make those individuals selected as finalists, eligible only for the court in which they applied and we...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7526Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS - Mandates that the clerk of the district court automatically seal individual counts of criminal complaints upon dismissal pursuant to rule 48(a
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2024-02-15
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RIH7631Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES - Extends the "lookback" period for repeat offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs under § 31-27-2 and for repeat offenses related to failure or refusal to submit to chemi...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7629Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- INDICTMENTS, INFORMATIONS AND COMPLAINTS - Includes the offense of second-degree sexual assault among the offenses to which there shall be no statute of limitations and provides for a ten (10
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2024-02-15
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RIH7100Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LILA MANFIELD SAPINSLEY COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT - Establishes the process to provide a legal mechanism whereby a terminally ill patient may choose to end their life using medications prescribed by a physician.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7641Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE AND DISCIPLINE - Ensures investigation and initial hearings relating to complaints against physicians by the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline would be "privileged" and not merely "conf...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7164Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS - Allows expungement of multiple felony convictions for non-violent felonies10 years after sentence completed.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7314Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- ARREST - Prohibits the civil arrest of any person who is attending court either on behalf of themselves or a family or household member. Any person who violates this act shall be subject to civil suit and for contempt of court.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7634Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- TRESPASS AND VANDALISM - Changes the community service requirements of a sentence related to the violation of § 11-44-21.1 relating to defacing private residences, offices, businesses or commercial property.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7169Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- EVIDENCE - Provides that statements by a health care provider regarding the unanticipated outcome of a patient's medical care and treatment shall be inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liab...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7630Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENT REPORTS - Provides for a single, increased range of penalties for all driving offenses which result in serious bodily injury or death.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7647Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Requires landlords to list all mandatory fees when advertising any residential property for rent as well as on the first page of any lease. Prohibits a landlord from charging a convenience fee when th...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7638Intro
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CRIMINALS -- CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS -- STATE COMMISSION ON PARDONS - Establishes a nine (9
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2024-02-15
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RIH7633Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- THEFT, EMBEZZLEMENT, FALSE PRETENSES, AND MISAPPROPRIATION - Provides that two (2
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2024-02-15
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RIH7628Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- COUNTY GRAND JURIES - Permits grand juries to issue reports and would provide for a process for review and acceptance by the superior court for dissemination to the public.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7452Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT - Repeals provisions that assess costs for women in the community corrections program for women offenders and repeals the crime of loitering for prostitution.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7646Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CONFIDENTIALITY OF HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ACT - Amends definition of "authorized representative" in the confidentiality of health-care communications/information act provides that an authorized repres...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7635Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LITTER CONTROL AND RECYCLING - Changes the fine for any person convicted of a first violation of this chapter from $85 to $200, and increases the period of time that the violator may be ordered to pick up litter.
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2024-02-15
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RIH7636Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND CIVIL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT ACT - Provides a remedy for any harm caused due to a deprivation or violation of rights by the State of Rhode Island or its political and/or administrative units or subdivision...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7170Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS - Prohibits any employer from denying any person employment based on a prior criminal conviction and prohibits state from disqualifying any person from any occupation for which a lice...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7524Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE - Prohibits the courts from setting cash or surety bail on any misdemeanor offense but permits the court to set reasonable non-monetary conditions of bail to assure the defendant's presence in court as requ...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7307Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY - Provides immunity to people involved in commercial sexual activity if they are victims or witnesses to various other offenses and would not grant immunity to law enforcement officers for arresting tho...
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2024-02-15
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RIH7103Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES - Prohibits credit reporting, executions, attachments against a principal residence for judgments based on medical debt. Defines medical debt as an amount for the receipt of...
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2024-02-09
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RIH7567Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- DOMESTIC ASSAULT - Provides that effective July 1, 2025, any attorney who self-certifies that they have successfully completed a specialized domestic violence prosecution training course shall have the authorit...
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2024-02-09
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RIH7568Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MISCELLANEOUS RULES - Provides additional exception to prohibition on usage of wireless communication device while driving and clarifies that use for purpose of navigation must be while the device is mounted or otherwise a...
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2024-02-09
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RIH7573Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- CHILDREN - Amends the statute punishing child pornography by replacing the term "child pornography" with the term "child sexual abuse material."
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2024-02-09
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RIH7571Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CASINO GAMING - Amends the law consistent with the advent of iGaming and new technology and codifies the payment of investigatory expenses incurred by the State in limited circumstances.
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2024-02-09
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RIH7578Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Allows members of the Rhode Island judiciary and their staff to be issued a driver's license that contains the applicant's official business address in lieu of a residence address.
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2024-02-09
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RIH7576Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT--- RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF MUNICIPAL POLICE CHIEFS - Provides protections to appointed police chiefs of cities and towns and provides they would be entitled to a hearing and due process before termination and provides f...
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2024-02-09
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RIH7570Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Allows law enforcement to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for deadening or muffling the sound of a firearm while acting within the scope of their official duties under the supervision of the police chief o...
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2024-02-09
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RIH7572Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GAMBLING AND LOTTERIES - Allows social gaming in private residences and in public taverns or private clubs as long as the gambling is incidental to a bona fide social relationship between the participants and no person other than...
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2024-02-09
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RIH7574Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- THIRD-PARTY LITIGATION FINANCING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT - Comprehensively regulates the practices of third-party litigation financers in Rhode Island.
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2024-02-09
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RIH7569Intro
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PROBATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -- UNCLAIMED INTANGIBLE AND TANGIBLE PROPERTY - Provides conditions which persons paid to recover or assist in recovering reported property must comply with.
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2024-02-09
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RIH7575Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- OBSCENE AND OBJECTIONABLE PUBLICATIONS AND SHOWS - Establishes, as an affirmative defense to the crimes of circulating obscene publications or shows and selling or exhibiting obscene publications to minors, the person's employmen...
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2024-02-09
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