Bills Pending Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee

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RIH8116IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That Governor Raimondo Issue An Executive Order Imposing A Moratorium On Evictions Due To The Novel Coronavirus Disease (covid-19), While At The Same Time Exploring Ways To Protect Landlords
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2020-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8115IntroLimits the sale of fireworks to one week prior to and including the 4th day in July, and may only be used, exploded, or cause to exploded between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
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2020-07-17
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RIS2585IntroAllows for a civil investigative demand in instances of perceived violations of Rhode Islanders' civil rights.
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2020-07-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7896IntroRequires that electors that cast emergency ballots in the 12 day period prior to any election day sign an electronic pollbook giving a reason why they cannot get to the polls and vote be cast immediately into a voting machine.
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2020-07-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8086IntroProvides that endorsements of Providence candidates and nomination papers shall be furnished through the Providence board of canvassers rather than the secretary of state.
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2020-07-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8084IntroProhibits an educational requirement beyond high school graduation (or equivalency) for attendance at the municipal police training school or for appointment as a municipal police officer.
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2020-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8038IntroMakes convictions for crimes that have been decriminalized, including misdemeanor and felony convictions for marijuana, eligible for expungement. Upon filing motion, the court where the original conviction took place, shall hold a hearing on the moti...
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2020-06-18
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RIH8037IntroIncreases the maximum fine amount for those found guilty of unprofessional conduct by the board of medical licensure and discipline from $10,000 to $30,000, and establishes a new chapter of the general laws which gives board the authority to levy fin...
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2020-06-18
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RIH8036IntroAmends the law enforcement officers' bill of rights to provide greater accountability over the disciplinary process over law enforcement.
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2020-06-18
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RIH8003IntroCreates the offense of criminal harassment to prosecute persons who willfully and maliciously engage in a pattern of conduct which seriously alarms another person.
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2020-03-12
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RIH8004IntroMakes it an unlawful practice to discriminate in the sale of a product or service based on a person's lawful employment or political affiliation/position.
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2020-03-12
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RIH7716IntroDefines rifle and shotgun and makes it unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in public subject to various exceptions.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7990IntroExempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7756IntroAmends the definition of firearms to include taser. Permits any person over the age of eighteen (18) to possess a stun gun. Enacts the review and appeal process of applying for a license to carry with the licensing authority or attorney general.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7741IntroCreate an appeal process in which an applicant for a concealed firearms permit or firearms transfer, could appeal to the agency which denied the permit.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7327IntroIncreases the age from eighteen to twenty-one years for lawful possession, sale, or transfer of firearms or ammunition. Full-time law enforcement, state marshals and member of U.S. military would be exempt from these prohibitions.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7472IntroProhibits schools from offering employment incentives or bonuses to teachers on the condition that the teacher either is or becomes licensed to carry a weapon.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7595IntroRequires attorney general to issue report of all charges involving a firearm, and if said charges were disposed for that calendar year. Included in report details of firearm.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7264IntroBans large capacity feeding devices for use in firearms.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7957IntroIncludes the chief inspector and inspector as those exempt from carrying a firearm without a permit and defines them as peace officers.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7928IntroRequires person selling firearm to require purchaser execute a medical release form for release of medical records relating to addiction to controlled substance, alcoholism and/or mental health illness for a period of 5 years preceding application.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7034IntroMandates arming campus police at public higher educational institutions and includes campus police in the definition of "law enforcement officer" for the purposes of the "Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights."
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2020-03-11
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RIH7263IntroBans possession, sale and transfer of assault weapons which are not properly registered.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7720IntroRequires firearms to be stored securely when not in use and enhances penalties for failure to store firearms in a secure manner.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7752IntroPermits the open and concealed carrying of weapons by certain persons in the act of evacuating the area pursuant to an order of the governor or local authority under chapter 15 of title 30.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7591IntroAllows law enforcement officers to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for muffling sound of firearm while acting within scope of official duties while training as tactical teams and under supervision of police chief, colonel of state polic...
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2020-03-11
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RIH7909IntroProvides that any person eighteen (18) years of age who is issued a license may carry a stun gun. It also adds "tasers" to the definition of "firearm." and provides for an appeal process for denial of an application for a permit.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7911IntroProvides for a cause of action against an individual or entity that prohibits the possession of firearms on real property by an individual that is authorized and licensed to carry a firearm.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7715IntroProhibits the possession of firearms on school grounds except for peace officers, retired law enforcement officers, persons under contract to provide school security services, and unloaded firearms in locked containers or a locked rack on motor vehic...
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2020-03-11
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RIH7633IntroProhibits obtaining a firearm on behalf of another person if that person is prohibited from possessing a firearm, and would increase the penalties for a second and subsequent purchase of firearms by use of false information.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7517IntroAdds the administrator of the supreme court as an individual authorized to perform marriages and would clarify that the current administrators of the superior court, family court, district court, or traffic tribunal are empowered to perform marriages...
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2020-03-10
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RIH7511IntroProvides that violations of chapter 34 of title 31 pertaining to rental vehicles are civil violations subject to the jurisdiction of the Rhode Island traffic tribunal.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7350IntroRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7594IntroProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7589IntroClarifies the jurisdiction of special police officers upon the land and buildings of educational institutions, and on roads adjacent to the educational institutions to instances where the officer notices that a person is in danger of bodily harm.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7431IntroProhibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7545IntroProhibits person convicted of unnecessary cruelty to animals from owning or exercising control of an animal for a period of not less than twenty (20) years. Penalty for violation one thousand dollars ($1000) and forfeiture of animal.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7475IntroProvides that financial security is required for any motor vehicle registered or required to be registered in the state of Rhode Island.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7543IntroMakes it a misdemeanor for persons to carry, possess, or wear masks or protective clothing or equipment designed to minimize the risk of injury from deadly weapons, for the purposes of hindering law enforcement crowd control actions.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7445IntroExempts certain independent third-party contractors for right to privacy violations of appropriation of individual's name/portrait/picture/likeness pursuant to contract upon request of contracting party.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7593IntroVests the traffic tribunal with jurisdiction over the adjudication of alleged violations of the harassment of hunters, trappers and fishers law.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7322IntroMakes it a felony to isolate an elder or dependent adult and would expand the persons entitled to notice when a guardianship or conservatorship petition is filed in the probate court for dependents or elderly adults.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7946IntroProvides that the NBC may not exercise its power to acquire land within the East Providence Waterfront Special Development District, without approval by the East Providence Waterfront Commission and from the mayor of East Providence.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7707IntroPermits the release of records relating to criminal injuries compensation by allowing for limited disclosure to be permitted personable and government officials.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7516IntroChanges the name of the drug court magistrate to the "Rhode Island superior court adult drug/recovery court magistrate and changes the name of the court to the "Rhode Island superior court adult drug/recovery court".
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7245IntroRequires conservation and preservation restrictions to be liberally interpreted in favor of the grants awarded.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7515IntroSunsets provision allowing first-time violators to avoid fine by acquisition of hands-free device prior to imposition of fine effective 9/1/20.
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2020-03-10
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RIH7481IntroProvides that the permissive use of a wireless communication device for the purpose of navigation of a motor vehicle shall only be applicable in cases where the device is mounted or otherwise affixed to the vehicle and not held in the motorist's hand...
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7514IntroProvides that the rules and unauthorized practice of law committee would be approved and promulgated by the supreme court.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7513IntroInvests the chief justice of the supreme court with the explicit authority to address issues affecting the conduct of judicial business and order whatever response(s) he or she deems necessary.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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