Rhode Island Senator Ana Quezada [D]

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RIS2688PassRequires the use of yellow, flashing school zone speed signs and require written warning citations for first offenses, a fine up to forty-five dollars ($45) for second offenses and referral to the traffic tribunal for all subsequent offenses.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2937PassExempts two locations in the city of Providence from the objection provisions afforded to schools and churches as adjoining property owners of prospective liquor license holders.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2086PassRequires DOT to identify the impact of Rhode Works projects and the realignment of the Newport Bridge ramps on Rhode Island small business commercial areas.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2288PassRenames title to be called Uniform Voidable Transaction Act/amends definition of "person"/adds substantive/procedural changes.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2264PassPermits that education on consent and sexual activity be increased in secondary schools as part of a family life course.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2268PassProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners 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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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2341PassRemoves the requirement that a student with disabilities be a college student in order to be eligible to participate in the Mary Brennan fellowship fund program and also removes the requirement that the fellowship program take place in Providence.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2447PassEntitles person to have criminal conviction records expunged if the offense is decriminalized subsequent to the conviction.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2353PassRequires representatives of educational programs to notify their leadership of all reports of sexual abuse who shall notify the department of children, youth and families and the school superintendent.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2823PassProtects communications between language interpreters appointed under this chapter and limited-English-proficient persons.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2948PassRenames the domestic violence prevention fund as the Deborah DeBare domestic violence prevention fund.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS3010PassRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction information on driver's responsible conduct and rights during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2270PassExtends the sunset provisions to the year 2023, in chapters 325 and 406 of the 2013 public laws in regard to 34-24-3.2, "mediation conference prior to mortgage foreclosure."
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2502PassProvides for the standardization of mobile food establishment registrations by the department of business regulation to streamline the registration process.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2298EngrossMakes the owner of any vehicle not inspected as required by §§31-38-3 or 31-38-4 responsible for any fines or penalties imposed as a result of non-inspection and prohibits any law enforcement officer from citing the operator of said vehicle.
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2018-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2429IntroExpands jurisdiction of the family court related to custody or guardianship of immigrant children to include immigrant persons between (18) years and (21) years of age for purposes of abuse and neglect determinations in accordance with federal law.
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2018-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2423PassIncreases the maximum administrative penalty levied against real estate brokers and salespersons from one thousand dollars ($1,000) to two thousand dollars ($2,000) per violation.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIS2678PassContinues status quo for licensing of approved recipients under DACA program; however, issuance of license does not confer right to vote eff. 12/3/18.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIS2969PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2018
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2018-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2061IntroRequires the general assembly to appropriate a minimum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) in capital financing to Rhode Island Housing & Mortgage Finance Corporation (RIHMFC) for the development of affordable housing for the homeless.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2910IntroRequires $5,000,000 bond referendum for affordable housing with $700 price ceiling for fiscal year 2019/$5,000,000 appropriated for every fiscal year thereafter.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2070IntroDirects department of administration to promulgate regulations giving preferences in the awarding of state contracts to certain business enterprises.
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2018-06-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2530IntroExpands the current law so that RI adult residents would be included in the department of health immunization registry presently maintained for children. Also provides that any person may opt-out of the registry by contacting the department.
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2018-06-01
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2058IntroEstablishes a surtax on the business corporation tax for publicly traded corporations subject to SEC disclosure and reporting requirements, if corporation's ratio of compensation for its CEO to median worker is equal to or greater than 100 to 1.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2870EngrossPrevents credit history or score from being used to determine insurance rates.
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2018-05-31
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2428IntroAmends the penalty provisions for disorderly conduct and willful trespass to monetary penalties only, absent certain circumstances, and would make a first or second offense shoplifting a civil violation.
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2018-05-29
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2853IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $100,000 To Year Up Providence (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) To Year Up Providence.)
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2018-05-29
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2191IntroIncreases the refundable state earned income credit from fifteen percent (15% to twenty-five percent (25%) for the 2019 taxable year, and each taxable year thereafter.
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2018-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2069IntroIncreases the child care provider reimbursement rate by five percent (5%).
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2018-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2122IntroEnhances reimbursement rates paid by the departments of human services and children, youth and families for children in the child care assistance program, starting with infants and toddlers.
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2018-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2120IntroEstablishes a tiered-rate structure for the child care assistance program, with higher rates paid to licensed child care centers and family child care homes that have achieved higher quality ratings in "BrightStars".
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2018-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2119IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $300,000 To The Department Of Health For Evidenced-based After School Programming For Youth To Decrease Mental Health Concerns In Children And Teens Served Through The State's Health Equity Zones (authorize...
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2018-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2201IntroProvides a one time tax credit up to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) per dependent child for certain Rhode Island households who contribute to an account under the Rhode Island college bound tuition savings program.
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2018-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2301EngrossProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2018-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2876PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of May, 2018, To Be "water's Worth It Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-08
Senate read and passed
RIS2834PassSenate Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Claire A. Dodd
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2018-05-02
Senate read and passed
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
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2670IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Repeal The 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act And Subpoena Dr. William Thompson
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2018-05-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2696IntroSenate Resolution Urging Law Enforcement Officials To Recognize White Nationalist And Neo-nazi Groups As Terrorist Organizations
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2018-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2681IntroStandardizes procedures for asset forfeitures for all crimes simplifying procedures and addresses counterproductive incentives.
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2018-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2248IntroProhibits a physician or agent thereof from informing a patient of their life expectancy unless asked. No physician or facility or any agent thereof shall be liable for not communicating this information.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2173IntroRepeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders."
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2018-04-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2417IntroAmends several provisions relative to how the commission on judicial tenure and discipline provide discipline, hearings and discovery.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2611IntroVests with the governor the sole authority to nominate, on the basis of merit, from a list submitted by the judicial nominating commission with the advice and consent of the senate, all judges and magistrates, to all courts.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2598IntroProvides that for the purpose of determining income limitations for receiving general public assistance, child support that is in arrears for thirty (30) days or more would not be considered to be income.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2601IntroSubjects obligors of child support to license suspension after a 60-day arrearage but provides conditional driving privileges for employment.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2596IntroAdds individuals receiving public assistance to the list of persons liable and qualified for jury service and mandates the director of human services to provide the jury commissioner with a list of those people on public assistance on a yearly basis.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2588IntroRequires that the judicial selection commission be composed of at least three (3) members of color.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2822IntroRepeals the statute providing state preemption of laws pertaining to the ownership, possession, transportation, and sale of firearms and ammunitions.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2181IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Right To An Adequate Education (if Approved, Requires The State To Ensure That All Students Have The Opportunity To Achieve At High L...
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2018-04-11
To Senate Education Committee
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