Bills Pending Rhode Island House State Government & Elections Committee

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RIH5309Intro
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Requires that the primary election date, typically the eighth Tuesday preceding the biennial state elections, shall be held on the Wednesday immediately following Labor Day, only if the eighth Tuesday immediately follows Labor Day.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5306Intro
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Administrative hearings to follow superior court rules of procedure and evidence. Provides for subpoena of witnesses and evidence.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5311Intro
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Joint Resolution Ratifying The Proposed Amendment To The Constitution Of The United States Relating To The Labor Of Persons Under Eighteen Years Of Age (this Joint Resolution Would Ratify A Proposed Amendment To The Constitution Of The United States ...
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2023-02-01
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RIH5308Intro
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Reduces the time by which an elector could obtain an emergency mail ballot from within twenty (20) days prior to any election to within six (6) days prior to any election.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5304Intro
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Prohibits the director of environmental management from setting the minimum acreage requirement for taxation of farms higher than three and one-half (3½) acres.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5310Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Jury Nullification As Proper Trial Defense Argument (this Joint Resolution Would Propose To The Voters A Constitutional Amendment Whi...
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2023-02-01
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RIH5303Intro
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Establishes the office of inspector general as an independent administrative agency charged with the responsibility to investigate, detect, and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the expenditure of public funds.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5305Intro
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Mandates that on each primary for election of national convention delegates and elections for presidential preference primaries, that all public elementary and secondary schools be closed.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5307Intro
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Provides for the authorized taking of mushrooms from lands under control of the director of DEM for personal use.
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2023-02-01
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RIH5267Intro
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Provides that any person convicted of sedition, insurrection, or rebellion, would be prohibited from being an elector, and from being a candidate for public office.
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2023-01-27
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RIH5266Intro
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Permits all members of a public body who are aged sixty five (65) years or over to participate in public meeting by telephone or electronic communication.
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2023-01-27
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RIH5236Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (initiative And Referendum) (this Resolution Would Enable The Citizens Of Rhode Island To Propose Laws And Amendments To Th...
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2023-01-25
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RIH5235Intro
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Prohibits any development of land contiguous to the State House unless approved by the general assembly.
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2023-01-25
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RIH5234Intro
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Requires that candidates seeking offices of governor/lieutenant governor/secretary of state/attorney general/treasurer be five (5) year residents of the state as of declaration of candidacy filing date.
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2023-01-25
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RIH5187Intro
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Requires that all agencies' final rules, promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act, be approved by general assembly action, but in no case later than December 31 of the year it is promulgated before it can become effective.
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2023-01-19
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RIH5189Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State-of Elections And Campaign Finance (proposes A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Four (4) Year Terms For Members Of The G...
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2023-01-19
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RIH5188Intro
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Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting A Convention Of The States Under Article V Of The United States Constitution
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2023-01-19
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RIH5185Intro
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Requires police officers commission on standards and training to provide training and instructions for officers and trainees to more accurately identify complaints involving persons with cognitive or communication-related disabilities.
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2023-01-19
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RIH5184Intro
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Provides that public bodies not be required to hold open-forum sessions on any topic not on the meeting notice and limits comment on any topic not previously posted.
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2023-01-19
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RIH5186Intro
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Changes the process of nominating candidates for the general election, by replacing the political party primary with a primary general election.
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2023-01-19
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RIH5190Intro
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Requires a public official or employee to disclose any and all unsatisfied default judgments of credit card debt, in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000), on their financial statement.
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2023-01-19
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RIH5124Intro
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Prohibits lobbyists from making any political contributions to any member of the general assembly from January 1 through July 1 in any year, unless the general assembly adjourns for the year prior to July 1.
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2023-01-12
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RIH5126Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve, 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 (proposes An Amendment To The State Constitution, Article ...
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2023-01-12
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RIH5125Intro
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Enables the Rhode Island public transit authority (RIPTA) to work with the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) to allow commuter rail passes to be used as dual passes for both RIPTA and MBTA.
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2023-01-12
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RIH5123Intro
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Includes electronic mail or text, which can be received by two thousand (2,000) or more persons, to those independent expenditures that must be reported by candidates under this act.
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2023-01-12
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RIH5127Intro
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Directs the department of corrections to collect information from individuals entering its custody: sex, race, nativity (country of origin), religion, and level of education.
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2023-01-12
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RIH5055Intro
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Allows individuals, who have not reached the age of eighteen (18) years, to vote in a primary election, as long as the voter will be eighteen (18), as of the date of the general or special election.
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2023-01-11
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5056Intro
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Concurrent Resolution Terminating The Current Declaration Of State Emergency And All Executive Orders Commencing On January 11, 2023, Through February 9, 2023
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2023-01-11
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RIH5058Intro
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Prohibits the division of motor vehicles from placing on a motorist's driving record, a traffic violation which fine has been paid no longer than thirty (30) days after its issuance. This procedure would only be utilized twice per year.
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2023-01-11
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RIH5057Intro
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Provides passes granting free access to state parks and beaches to persons residing in foster and adoptive homes.
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2023-01-11
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RIH5019Intro
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Concurrent Resolution Terminating The Current Declaration Of State Emergency And All Executive Orders Commencing On December 12, 2022, Through January 10, 2023
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2023-01-06
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RIH5022Intro
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Allows school committees to add item(s) not appearing in published notice to their agendas for purposes of discussion only if the revised agenda is filed with the secretary of state and posted on district website at least 48 hrs in advance of the mee...
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2023-01-06
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RIH5021Intro
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Recognizes the Seaconke Wampanoag tribe as a Native American Indian tribe.
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2023-01-06
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RIH5020Intro
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Provides a procedure for a Native American tribe to petition the state for recognition.
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2023-01-06
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