Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee

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RIS2995IntroRegulates procedures for granting/denial of state licenses/documents required for pursuing profession/business requiring same based on prior conviction of a crime/crimes unless directly related.
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2018-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7729EngrossRequires all candidates seeking to be elected by write-in ballots to file a declaration of intent with the secretary of state no later than four (4:00) p.m. on the day before the election.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7249EngrossEstablish a voluntary mutual consent sibling adoption registry where adult adopted children and adult siblings can identify each other.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7593EngrossAllows the family court, after a fact-finding hearing establishing paternity, to terminate the parental rights of a person convicted of sexual assault which resulted in the birth of a child.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7473EngrossRepeals section 12-7-9 ("conditions justifying force dangerous to life").
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7912EngrossAllows for the appointment of more than one district court clerk/magistrate by the chief judge of the district court.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2100IntroProvides that houses, condominiums, or other residential dwelling units, regardless of the number of rooms, which are used and/or advertised for rent for occupancy would be exempt from the state sales or hotel tax.
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2582IntroCreates process within DCYF for reviewing a determination that out-of-home residential placement is appropriate in an effort to ensure that a child is placed in the least restrictive placement. Requires DCYF to develop plan for recruiting foster fami...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2307IntroRequires the registration, certification, and regulation of those individuals who provide personal care assistant services to a consumer.
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2295IntroCodifies the public corruption and white-collar crime unit within the department of attorney general.
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2018-06-07
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RIS2300IntroCreates a new chapter and make several amendments to existing statutes providing for penalties for crimes against the public trust.
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2018-06-07
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RIS2949IntroAmends certain provisions relative to the appointment of members to the East Providence waterfront district commission and removes the requirement to provide a records report to the city manager.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7183IntroRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8042EngrossRequires the Rhode Island ethics commission to post required financial statements of public officials online.
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2018-05-31
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RIH7992EngrossEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8120IntroMakes changes to the membership of the energy facilities siting board by increasing the size of the board from three (3) to seven (7) members for certain application, and also imposes additional requirements on applicants for energy facilities.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2946IntroExtends DOT authority to lease airport property to 50 years. Increase to 9 the directors on the airport corporation board.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2838IntroAllows municipal water supply system and any regional water quality management district commission to enter into an agreement called a "transaction" effectively merging the entities and becoming a public utility.
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2018-05-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2680IntroSenate Resolution Amending The Rules Of The Senate
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2018-05-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2901IntroProvides that only those juveniles over the age of fourteen (14) be required to register as sex offenders and that the offense be comparable or more severe than those defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2241.
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2018-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2895IntroEstablishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.
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2018-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2567IntroAllows DMV to issue driving privilege licenses/permits to applicants unable to establish lawful presence in US which are not valid for ID purposes effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2694IntroProtects communications between language interpreters appointed under this chapter and limited-English-proficient persons.
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2018-05-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2863IntroIncludes the general assembly elections in the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2018-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2866IntroRequires initial and continuing education in land use law and planning for local planning and/or zoning board and commission members.
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2018-05-10
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RIS2869IntroRemoves the proof of financial responsibility requirement for certain motor vehicle offenses and operating privileges and increases the reinstatement fee for suspended privileges.
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2018-05-08
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RIS2294IntroAmends the election laws concerning state or municipal vendors who are disqualified from making political contributions due to their business dealings with the state.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2419IntroCreates an in-person early voting process and amends the mail ballot requirements.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2700IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Reapportionment
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2018-05-03
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RIS2600IntroEliminates the statute of limitations for injuries suffered as a result of sexual abuse by any person including a child.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2703IntroJoint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors -- A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (majority Vote Requirement For General Officers' Election) (this Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Provide For A Run-...
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2018-05-03
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RIS2707IntroAmends certain campaign contribution and expenditure reporting requirements and would provide for forfeiture of campaign contributions upon a conviction or plea of nolo contendere to specified felony crimes relating to public office.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2801IntroJoint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (majority Vote Requirement Through Instant Runoff Voting For General Officers And General Assembly Members' Election)
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2018-05-03
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RIS2702IntroJoint 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) (this Resolution Would Propose An Amendm...
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2018-05-03
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RIS2448IntroRepeals the voter identification law.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2571IntroChanges the month in which candidates for public office are required to declare their candidacy from June to April.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2704IntroRequires any person voting by mail ballot or emergency mail ballot to provide proof of identity, excepting those in a hospital, hospice, or skilled nursing facility.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2756IntroDeletes the requirement that a political circular or flier contain the name of its author.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2573IntroChanges the date of party primaries from the second Tuesday after the first Monday in September in each even numbered year to the first Tuesday in June in each even numbered year.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2690IntroAmends the statute of limitations and penalty sections for violations of the campaign contributions and expenditures reporting requirements.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2757IntroRequires all candidates seeking to be elected by write-in ballots to file a declaration of intent with the secretary of state no later than four (4:00) p.m. on the day before the election.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2436IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Need And/or Feasibility Of Implementing A Publicly Funded Campaign Option For General Assembly Candidates (creates A 7 Member Commission To Study The Need And/or Feasibility Of ...
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2755IntroMakes several changes to the campaign finance report requirements to promote their regularity and accuracy.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2802IntroRequires that a person mailing a mail ballot be wither the spouse, guardian or relative by blood or marriage of the person voting by mail ballot.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2572IntroAllows non-affiliated party voters to vote in party primaries without becoming an affiliated party voter.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2305IntroChanges the period of time a voter may have to change their party affiliation from the 90th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible to the 29th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2794IntroRevises the hospital conversions act and would set additional guidelines for the department of health to consider when considering conversions of either for profit or nonprofit hospitals or their affiliates which is defined within this act.
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2018-05-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2793IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Commission To Study The Impact On The State Of Rhode Island From The Acquisition Of Hospitals (creates A 14 Member Joint Legislative Commission To Study The Impact On The State From The Acquisition Of Hospita...
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2018-05-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2437IntroRequires hospitals closing ER dept/primary care services to pay expenses for special master/financial consultant/submit written plan dealing with employees/establish ad hoc community leader group/offset closure effect on municipality for 5 years.
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2018-05-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2461IntroProvided that any law or regulations which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to second-hand smoke would include second-hand marijuana smoke or vapor.
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2018-05-01
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