Rhode Island Senator Adam Satchell [D]

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RIS0223PassEstablishes the Rhode Island program to address Alzheimer's disease and would also create a thirteen (13) member advisory council. This act would also establish a training requirement for medical professionals.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0302PassAllows those individuals who do not otherwise meet the requirements, to reside in an Alzheimer's special care unit or program.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0755PassExempts those students in grade twelve (12) who are enrolled full-time in a dual enrollment program where the courses are taken on a higher education institution campus from the requirement that they complete health and physical education courses.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0031PassEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0572PassIncludes any "licensed public health dental hygienist" among persons eligible to conduct dental screenings for children in kindergarten, third, and ninth grade.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0574PassAdds the multi-disciplinary maternal mortality review committee to the review of the office of state medical examiners and extend certain immunities and confidentiality agreements to multi-disciplinary teams.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0139PassAmends current law so that, as part of a comprehensive discharge plan, a hospital would be allowed to try to contact the patient's emergency contact and the recovery coach, in accordance with federal law.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0263EngrossRequires charter public schools include on their board of governors or trustees, one member from host community to be appointed by the school committee of said community.
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2019-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0338EngrossExcludes the possession of buprenorphine from those controlled substances that can result in criminal penalties.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0938EngrossRequires the board of education to conduct a comprehensive study of the Massachusetts Education Reform Act and report yearly to the governor, the senate and the house of representatives.
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2019-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0939EngrossRequires all high school students graduating in 2021 and thereafter attending public or any schools managed and controlled by the state to demonstrate proficiency in one course in computer science education.
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2019-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0267IntroIncludes licensed school psychologists under the provisions of the general laws governing the regulations of psychologists, and limits the authorization of school psychologist to practice school psychology to the school setting.
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2019-06-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0547EngrossProvides that the commissioner of elementary and secondary education would be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The commissioner of elementary and secondary education would serve at the pleasure of the governor.
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2019-06-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0299EngrossAllows pregnant women with an annual family income above applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS0719IntroAdds elementary or secondary school mathematics, world languages or science educators to those individuals eligible for a fellowship.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS0115EngrossProvides increased school housing aid for communities that utilize resident architectural firms, for the architectural services included in a new school or school renovation project.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0119EngrossRequires that all high school students attending public schools fulfill at least one-half credit or course requirement in civics education, commencing with the graduating class of 2020.
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2019-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0199Engross2) (Limits public school K through 2 class size to twenty (20) students.
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2019-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0262EngrossRemoves the condition that there needs to be a reasonable expectation that a 19 year old will complete a program in secondary school in order to qualify as a dependent child.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0653EngrossEstablishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2019-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0913IntroAuthorizes the issuance of farmer brewery and farmer distillery licenses to qualifying farms subject to conditions and regulations issued by the department of regulation.
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2019-06-19
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0978IntroRequires that the library-media program outlined in the Rhode Island Basic Education Plan (BEP) in section G-13-1.3.11 be staffed by a school librarian with certification from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
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2019-06-19
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0238IntroImposes $250 substance abuse education assessment for conviction of driving under the influence or a violation for refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. Funds would be allocated to BHDDH and used to fund substance abuse programs.
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2019-06-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0680IntroEstablishes the medication assisted treatment (MAT) program which uses medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0864IntroDirect the council on elementary and secondary education to provide professional support and assistance to LEAs regarding effective ways to use data such as the LEA’s budget and demographics, school culture, and assessments to improve student perfo...
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2019-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0437IntroSets the minimum hourly wages for employees of developmental disabilities organizations who have developmental disabilities at thirteen dollars and seventy seven cents ($13.77) with an increase to fifteen dollars ($15.00) commencing on July 1, 2020.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0307IntroRequires hospital to incorporate consent for peer recovery specialist services into comprehensive patient consent form. Creates MAT program using meds and counseling and to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance Committee
RIS0562IntroRepeals the provisions of the Stay Invested in RI Wavemaker Fellowship, and establish the Stay Invested in RI Tax Credit to provide eligible taxpayers with a tax credit for educational loan repayment expenses.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0577IntroProvides the office of the health insurance commissioner with oversight of risk-bearing provider organizations and health care risk contracts.
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2019-06-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0021IntroAdds three (3) new income tax brackets for purposes of Rhode Island state income taxation.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0056IntroEstablishes a nineteen percent (19%) carried interest fairness fee for investment management services in order to tax the carried interest income of hedge fund and private equity investors as traditional ordinary earned income.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0323EngrossPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2019-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0765IntroIncreases tax wage base for contributions to TDI /TCI, expands eligibility, increases benefit rates, adds sibling and grandchild in coverage benefits, increases temp caregiver weeks, and institutes fines for not reinstating an employee who uses progr...
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0957PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2019, As The "day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-06
Senate read and passed
RIS0111IntroProvides that the department of education, in consultation with a workgroup composed of various stakeholders, would develop a funding formula for school districts sending students to career and technical programs outside the district.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0542IntroFurnishes financial support for planning/implementation of effective community schools that would provide students with equitable access to high-quality education.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0654IntroRequires a proposed private school to demonstrate financial stability.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0937IntroEstablishes the executive position of the secretary of education, and would set out the powers and duties of the secretary.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0943IntroDirects the department of elementary and secondary education to convene a group of stakeholders to review the standards for grade level promotion established by local education agencies.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0946PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Thundermist Health Center On 50 Years Of Providing Rhode Islanders With Quality Service And Health Care
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2019-06-05
Senate read and passed
RIS0118IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Office Of The Postsecondary Commissioner Form A Work Group To Conduct A Thorough Review Into How Rhode Island Can Protect Student Loan Borrowers
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2019-06-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0304EngrossDirects filing non-opiate directives with the DOA and deletes requirements for recording in electronic health record and verification by a registered practitioner. Replaces medical disciplinary board with the dept of health for compliance violations.
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2019-05-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0142IntroIncreases insurance coverage for hearing aids from $1,500 to $2,000, per ear, every three years. In addition, the amount of insurance coverage would no longer be based on the age of the recipient.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0925PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Thanking Louis J. Spremulli For His Nearly Thirty Years Of Devoted And Exemplary Service To The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0819IntroAmends the career and technical education program laws to provide the process by which students could access career and technical education programs outside of their home school district.
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2019-05-29
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0824IntroRemoves the prohibition on state appropriations to the municipal infrastructure grant program, and would provide for a one time $10,000,000 appropriation to administer the program.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0822IntroRemoves the prohibition on state appropriations to the municipal infrastructure grant program, and authorizes the state planning council to evaluate, approve and issue such grants, subject to the appropriations provided to the program.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0918PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Edward F. Donnelly, Jr.
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2019-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0873PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 12 Through May 18, 2019, To Be "senior Corps Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-14
Senate read and passed
RIS0456IntroPlaces limits on the terms that can be included in an agreement that settles a claim of sexual harassment, retaliation for reporting sexual harassment and stalking.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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