Bills Pending Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee

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RIH7226IntroEnacts Uniform Parentage Act dealing with parent-child relationship, genetic testing, assisted reproduction, surrogacy agreements, adjudication proceedings/registry of paternity eff. 1/1/19.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7227IntroExpands jurisdiction of the family court in regard to certain immigrant children.
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2018-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7221IntroApproval and funding of drug awareness programs for minors placed with the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7224IntroIncreases the penalties for a first offense of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death to a minimum five (5) years in incarceration, a minimum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) and a minimum license revocation of five (5) years.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7222IntroProhibit surveillance on any public roadway in the state unless specifically authorized by statute or court order and would also provide for the confidentiality of information collected or stored.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7223IntroIncreases the fines and penalties of operating under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance with a child under thirteen (13) years of age.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7220IntroCreates the joint committee of the repealer in the general assembly.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7225IntroProhibits the use of electronic-benefit-transfer (EBT) cards at retail establishments unless the recipient presents a valid photo identification card.
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2018-01-18
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RIH7176IntroRepeals Chapter 46-11 which prohibits the taking of seaweed by anyone not a resident of the town of Barrington and imposes fines for doing so.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7183IntroRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle give a visible signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7178IntroRepeals the section of the law prohibiting the testing of the speed of a horse on a public highway.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7179IntroHouse Resolution Expressing Opposition To President Donald J. Trump's Decision To Allow Offshore Drilling In Most Of America’s Coastal Waters
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2018-01-17
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RIH7177IntroRepeals § 11-12-4 of the general laws that prohibits a person from being a second at a duel that results in the infliction of a mortal wound.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7188IntroAllows Rebecca M. Taylor to join Elizabeth Rose Thorsen and Lee Hunter Robinson in marriage on or about June 30, 2018, within the town of Cumberland, Rhode Island.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7184IntroProhibits/establishes criminal penalties for the importing/selling/offering for sale/purchasing/bartering/possessing with intent to sell elephant ivory/rhinoceros horn with limited exceptions.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7181IntroRequires signs for disability parking spaces to include the words, "Unauthorized vehicles may be towed at owner's expense".
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2018-01-17
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RIH7187IntroAllows the Honorable Nancy E. Smith to join Margaret Smith Hickey and John Michael Lerner in marriage on or about August 25, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7185IntroAllows school committees to add item(s) to their agendas for the purposes of discussion only without having to publish notice of the additional item(s).
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2018-01-17
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RIH7182IntroProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in their third trimester during transport to and from court proceedings by sheriffs and/or incarceration at the ACI with annual reports to the general assembly effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7180IntroHouse Resolution Recognizing The Fetus As A Human Life Upon The Existence Of A Heartbeat
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2018-01-17
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RIH7189IntroAllows Charles E. Alfano to join Caitlin Elizabeth Alfano and Vincent Nicholas Santaniello in Marriage on or about May 26, 2018, within the city of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7186IntroProvides that nomination papers for certain candidates for citywide nonpartisan office in the city of Woonsocket would require at least one hundred (100) signatures.
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2018-01-17
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RIH7164IntroEnacts the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act and provide for the duties and obligations of medical personnel in certain circumstances.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7161IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State Of Rhode Island (four Year Terms And Term Limits For Senators And Representatives)
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2018-01-12
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RIH7166IntroDefines the term "sexual abuse" and clarify instances when non-sexual physical contact need not be reported to the department of children, youth and families.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7162IntroDirects the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7080IntroAuthorizes a city or town clerk/recorder of deeds, at the clerk's/recorder's option, to accept electronic documents for recording real property and land records and to index and store those documents.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7168IntroIncreases the penalty for repeat convictions for animal cruelty.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7160IntroIncreases the penalties for stealing a pet or other domestic animal to a maximum of not more than five (5) years imprisonment or a fine of five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7165IntroProhibits the department of motor vehicles from placing on a motorist's driving record, no more than twice yearly, a traffic violation which fine has been paid no longer than thirty (30) days after its issuance.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7167IntroAllows family court to provide for safety of pets in domestic abuse protective order.
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2018-01-12
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RIH7159IntroAllows 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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2018-01-12
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RIH7111IntroProtects individuals from internet disclosure of personally identifiable information by commercial websites/online service operators and creates right of action for violations.
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2018-01-11
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RIH7113IntroCriminalizes the knowing and intentional failure of a physician, nurse, or other licensed medical person to provide reasonable medical care and treatment to an infant born alive a felony and manslaughter if the infant dies.
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2018-01-11
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RIH7114IntroEntitles criminal defendants charged with enumerated serious criminal offenses to a bail hearing within four (4) calendar days of initial court appearance.
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2018-01-11
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RIH7110IntroProvides that a child, who is in foster care on their eighteenth (18th) birthday may voluntarily elect to continue responsibility for care and placement from DCYF and to remain under the legal supervision of the court until age twenty-one (21).
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2018-01-11
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RIH7112IntroAllows those persons with concealed carry permits issued by other states to carry upon their person weapons in Rhode Island provided that the issuing state recognizes and gives reciprocity to RI permit holders.
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2018-01-11
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RIH7072IntroProhibits development of land contiguous to State House unless approved by general assembly.
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2018-01-10
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RIH7090IntroMakes persons seventy (70) years of age or older eligible for exemption from jury service.
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2018-01-10
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RIH7075IntroMakes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.
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2018-01-10
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RIH7074IntroRevises several definitions in regard to domestic abuse prevention.
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2018-01-10
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RIH7071IntroMakes it a criminal offense to leave a child under seven (7) years of age unattended in a motor vehicle for longer than five minutes, punishable by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or by a fine of no more than one thousand dollars ($1,0...
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2018-01-10
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RIH7073IntroMakes filing false alarm/false information using 911 system with emergency response likely to/does cause death/serious bodily injury a felony with prison time 16 mos-3 years, $10,000 fine, both with individual liable for reasonable response costs.
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2018-01-10
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RIH7063IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island American Indian Affairs commission.
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2018-01-03
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RIH7066IntroRestricts the use of a victim's gender or sexual orientation as a defense by any defendant claiming provocation, diminished capacity or self-defense and prohibits the court from allowing such information into evidence.
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2018-01-03
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RIH7031IntroPenalizes driving motor vehicle required to be registered in this or any state without insurance or proof of insurance and abolish requirement that operator knew the vehicle was uninsured or unregistered making them strict liability offenses.
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2018-01-03
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RIH7034IntroJoint 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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2018-01-03
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RIH7035IntroAllows the Honorable Nancy E. Smith to join Margaret Smith Hickey and John Michael Lerner in marriage on or about August 25, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-01-03
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RIH7029IntroIncreases the penalties and fines for the various motor vehicle offenses involving leaving the scene of an accident.
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2018-01-03
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RIH7032IntroPermits the family court to award custody of household pets to the plaintiff in a domestic abuse complaint.
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2018-01-03
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