Rhode Island Senator Alana DiMario [D]

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RIS2262Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HEALTHCARE PROVIDER SHIELD ACT - Creates a protective legal shield for healthcare providers, precluding any civil/criminal action by other states/persons against healthcare providers involving persons seeking access to transgende...
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2024-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2015Intro
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS - Mandates, as of 1/1/26, all recovery housing facilities register with department of behavioral healthca...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2013Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST PROTECTION - Prohibits the state, participating ERISA or any health plan from purchasing referenced drugs for a cost higher than the referenced rate.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2074Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- EMBRYO SAFETY AND STORAGE - Creates the "Embryo Safety and Storage Act of 2024." The act requires the department of health to regulate and license embryo storage facilities.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2037Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT - State websites to comply with WCAG 2.2 standards by July 1, 2026.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2036Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Directs PUC to extend utility termination moratorium for gas/electricity from April 15 to May 1, of each year with discretion to respond to emergency/ economic conditions/customers needs.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2151Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Modifies the definition of "core forest" to refer to unfragmented forest blocks or single or multiple parcels totaling 250 acres or greater and at least 25 yards from mapped roads.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2240Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES - Authorizes the division of motor vehicles to issue special license plates in recognition of The Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2180Intro
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INSURANCE -- HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT - Requires each healthcare entity/network plan to compile/report to health insurance commissioner a summary of how the healthcare entity/network plan requires its contracted providers t...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2229Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- EVIDENCE - Provides that statements by a health care provider regarding the unanticipated outcome of a patient's medical care and treatment shall be inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liab...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2263Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- ELECTRONIC MONITORING IN NURSING AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES - Allows electronic monitoring of residents or private living unit in nursing or assisted living facility with certain restrictions.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2268Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- GROCERY STORES - Requires grocery stores to specifically limit the number of self-service checkout units to six (6
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2273Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- UNFAIR SALES PRACTICES - Requires businesses that offer automatic subscription renewals/continuous service offers to provide consumers with notice to the consumer prior to their engagement in the con...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2395Intro
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INSURANCE -- PHARMACY FREEDOM OF CHOICE -- FAIR COMPETITION AND PRACTICES - Ensures that independent pharmacies are protected from pharmacy benefit discrimination toward non-affiliated pharmacies and helps protect consumers' ability to choose local, ...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2458Intro
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ELECTIONS -- CONDUCT OF ELECTION AND VOTING EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES - Includes the general assembly elections within the category of elections subject to the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2293Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RENEWABLE READY PROGRAM - Establishes the renewable ready program and fund to promotes the responsible siting/development of renewable energy generating resources in locations where it would be an ancillary beneficial ...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2425Intro
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ELECTIONS -- PRIMARIES FOR ELECTION OF DELEGATES TO NATIONAL CONVENTIONS AND FOR PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE - Spells out rules and regulations for the presidential preference primary elections, and would also provide rules for ranked choice voting tabul...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2387Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Imposes requirements on a managed care organization (MCO
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2380Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE -- PRESCRIPTION DRUGS - Prohibits prior authorization or a step therapy protocol for the prescription of a nonpreferred medication on their drug formulary used to assess or treat an enrollee's bipolar disorder, sc...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2385Intro
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INSURANCE -- THIRD-PARTY HEALTH INSURANCE ADMINISTRATORS -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST CONTROL AND TRANSPARENCY - Regulates pharmacy benefit managers' policies and practices through rules and regulations promulgated by the office of health insurance comm...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2378Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT - Requires the department of health to amend its rules and regulations that allow for DEA-registered pharmacies to transfer electronic prescriptions at a patient's request.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2625Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF MASSAGE THERAPISTS - Relocates the chapter relating to licensing of massage therapists from the health and safety title to the businesses and professions title with multiple amendments.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2640Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- REGULATORY POWERS OF ADMINISTRATION - Prohibit rate charges in excess of rates applied if tenant of residential complexes with electrical master-meters receives electricity directly from a public utility.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2595Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- MOTOR VEHICLES OWNED BY A GOVERNMENTAL BODY - Requires that any government owned vehicle that is to be replaced, be replaced with a zero-emission vehicle, defined as a vehicle which produces no emissions from the on-bo...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2648Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- CAUSES OF ACTION - Makes all sexual abuse or exploitation of a child causes of action not subject to statute of limitations whether lapsed or time-barred.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2604Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES - Includes immediate family members and related parties to be included in the definitions applicable to the chapter and require that information for nursing facility applicants for initial lice...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2558Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Adds multilingual learners into the determination of high-need students and provides a student success factor of twenty-five percent (25%
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2609Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- DENSE BREAST NOTIFICATION AND EDUCATION - Amends the notice requirement to patients to follow the mandated FDA national reporting standards following a mammogram.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2549Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM - Provides that the $5,500,000 appropriation to the infrastructure bank from the 2023 budget act be allocated for eligible municipal infrastructure grant program ...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2705Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Requires the department of children, youth and families (DCYF
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2596Intro
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TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX -- CAPITAL GAINS - Amends the capital gains tax rates and holding period from 5 years to 1 year. Imposes a non-owner occupied tax on homes assessed at more than $1,000,000.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2536Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Changes definitions of eligible net-metering system, excess renewable net-metering credit, renewable net-metering credit and requires customer reimbursement under certain circumstances.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2527Intro
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EDUCATION -- COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE - Directs the department of elementary and secondary education to establish a two (2
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2608Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Requires executive office of health and human services to establish an early childhood mental health hub program focused on improving access to infant and early childhood mental he...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2528Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT - Adds the Rhode Island teacher of the year as a voting member on the Rhode Island Board of Education.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2610Intro
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INSURANCE -- MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDER COMPENSATION ACT - Expands health insurance commissioner's authority to set reimbursement rates for mental health services.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2591Intro
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EDUCATION -- STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM - Creates the Rhode Island Student Loan Authority which would allow eligible individual to discharge student loan debt.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2607Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Requires coverage for acute mental health crisis mobile response and stabilization services to any individual enrolled as a plan beneficiary.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2606Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Requires insurance coverage for all community health workers' services to include health and promotion coaching, health education and training, health system navigation and resource coordination...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2689Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKERS' COMPENSATION -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Allows employee injured by willful misconduct of employer to receive double the remedy for their injuries. If an employer does not have workers' comp insurance, and is not cla...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2534Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL - Requires that the appointment of public members to the coastal resources management council to include an active, licensed fisher, a representative from Save the Bay and from an organiza...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2623Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT - Creates the occupational therapy licensure compact that would allow licensed occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants to practice in all states that join the co...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2515Intro
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EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS - Establishes a one-year pilot outreach and tracking program at two public high and middle schools to address issues of asthma and attendance among students.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2500Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- RHODE ISLAND DATA TRANSPARENCY AND PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT - Creates the Rhode Island Data Transparency and Privacy Protect Act for data privacy protections for the personal data of the citizens of Rh...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2626Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Requires health plans that provide prescription benefits to cover at least one type of glucagon auto-injector, nasal spray, or formulation that does not require reconstitution to treat hypoglyce...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2664Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- TRESPASS AND VANDALISM - Changes the community service requirements of a sentence related to the violation of § 11-44-21.1 relating to defacing private residences, offices, businesses or commercial property.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2533Intro
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EDUCATION -- COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE - Directs each local education agency adopt a program to monitor absenteeism data to identify students who are at risk for chronic absenteeism before it becomes a chronic situation.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2576Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES - Establishes the Rhode Island purchasing cooperative for procurement of public service and municipal vehicles for all state and municipal agencies to participate in procurement opportunities of zero-emiss...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2597Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Provides for an appropriation by the general assembly in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2519Intro
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EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND PREKINDERGARTEN EDUCATION ACT - Allows municipalities participating in the state prekindergarten program to accept students from outside the municipality under certain conditions and establishes a lottery for enrollment in t...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education Committee
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