Rhode Island Senator Ana Quezada [D]

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RIS2278Engross
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- SENIOR SAVINGS PROTECTION ACT - Prohibits the charging of any fees to a senior citizen who is 65 years of age or older for a hard-copy paper bill, invoice or statement. The violation of this provisio...
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2024-05-19
[Hearing: May 22]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2297Engross
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- FURBEARING ANIMALS - Deletes subsection (b) of this section which lists the furbearing mammals in the state and requires DEM to promulgate by rule, a list of "furbearers" for this chapter.
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2024-05-19
[Hearing: May 21]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2739Engross
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- FILING OF ASSUMED NAME - Changes the term "assumed name" to "trade name" and centralizes the filing, administration and regulation process of trade names to the secretary of state and also requires a...
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2024-05-19
[Hearing: May 22]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2147Engross
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Joint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Right To An Adequate Education (amends The Constitution To Guarantee Rhode Island Residents With Equal Opportunity To Receive An Educati...
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2024-05-17
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIS2519Engross
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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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2024-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIS2573Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION -- HUMAN SERVICES FTE ACCOUNTABILITY PORTAL - Directs the department of administration to establish a human services transparency FTE portal.
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2024-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2777Engross
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Allows victims of violent crime receiving awards under the state's crime victim compensation program to use up to $1,000 of their total award to make reasonable modification to their residence to...
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2024-05-17
Placed on House Calendar (05/22/2024)
RIS2781Engross
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THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE - Provides amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code for emerging technologies.
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2024-05-17
[Hearing: May 22]
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2858Engross
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Authorizes Providence to issue not more than $400,000,000 general obligation bonds & notes to finance the construction, related demolition, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, landscaping, furnishing and equipping of schools throughout the c...
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2024-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2864Intro
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EDUCATION -- BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES IN OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME - Provides $4 million to support after school and school vacation, summer learning workforce development programs for K-12 students with annual reports on status and programs.
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2024-05-17
[Hearing: May 23]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2989Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOBILE AND MANUFACTURED HOMES - Makes several amendments relative to manufactured homes, including adding a definition for manufactured home and a provision allowing for certain manufactured homes to be considered a single...
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2024-05-16
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS3070Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Authorizes the city of Providence to issue a BV alcoholic beverage license for the premises located at 1230 Elmwood Avenue.
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2024-05-16
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/23/2024)
RIS2397Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Provides the state would cover dialysis for the treatment of end stage renal disease ("ESRD") and kidney transplants for persons who do not qualify for full Medicaid due to their i...
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2024-05-15
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/21/2024)
RIS2470Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Creates new definition for the term "employee", for purposes of wages, workers' compensation, temporary disability and unemployment insurance benefits, which deems a worker to be an employee, as opposed to...
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2024-05-15
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2694Engross
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES - Disabled veteran license plate may be transferred to veterans' spouse or issued to veteran or veterans spouse.
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2024-05-15
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIS2584Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Higher Ground International To Provide Support To Complete The Initial Phase Of Higher Ground International's New Headquarters (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $450,000 To Higher Ground Internati...
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2024-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2755Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- MERIT SYSTEM - Creates separate and distinct employment positions and salaries under the unclassified pay plan for the board of elections employees.
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2024-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2859Enroll
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This act serves as the enabling act required by § 16-7-44 of the general laws in order for the principal and interest on bonds issued in support of school housing projects to be eligible for state housing aid reimbursement.
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2024-05-14
House passed in concurrence
RIS2879Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Provides that only residential properties and new or rehabilitated residential affordable housing units would be subject to the tax under § 44-5-13.1 relating to taxation of low-income housing.
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2024-05-14
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS3026Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $2,000,000 To The Elisha Project (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $2,000,000 To The Elisha Project.)
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2024-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2188Intro
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PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Prohibits a landlord from inquiring about the immigration status of a tenant subject to any federal laws or regulations, but may request financial information or proof of identity.
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2024-05-09
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2764Intro
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PROPERTY -- HOMELESS BILL OF RIGHTS - Updates the Homeless Bill of Rights to add rules governing encampments and includes the right to clean and sanitary conditions.
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2024-05-09
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2985Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- COUNCIL ON THE ARTS - Establishes a Rhode Island creative futures fund in the amount of eighteen million dollars ($18,000,000).
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2024-05-09
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2263Engross
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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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2024-05-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2736Engross
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- OPERATION OF RAILROADS GENERALLY - Provides that no train or light engine would be used in connection with the movement of freight could be operated unless it had a crew consisting of at least 2 persons, would also in...
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2024-05-08
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2224Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICES - Provides for enhanced penalties if a victim of unauthorized dissemination of indecent material is a minor or the offender is in a position of authority over the victim or the offense results in seriou...
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2024-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2375Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND FAMILY CAREGIVER TAX CREDIT ACT - Establishes a tax credit against income tax based on eligible expenses incurred for care and support of an eligible family member.
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2024-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS3043Intro
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INSURANCE -- LIABILITY INSURANCE - Provides for mandatory uninsured motorist coverage.
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2024-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS3042Intro
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INSURANCE -- MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE -- MANDATORY ARBITRATION PROVISION - Increases the minimum claim amount necessary to require a matter involving motor vehicle liability be submitted to mandatory arbitration.
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2024-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS3044Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CONFIDENTIALITY OF HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ACT - Amends definition of "authorized representative" in the confidentiality of health-care communications/information act provides that an authorized repres...
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2024-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS3055PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Rhode Island Radio Legend Daniel "giovanni" Centofanti On His Retirement On April 29th, 2024, From 92 Pro-fm After Fifty Years Of Entertaining His Many Listeners
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2024-05-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2115Engross
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- VICTIM'S RIGHTS - Amends the current requirement of payment of initial filing fee/service of process costs when the victim of crime is still owed restitution at the expiration of the case/seeks to enforce the civil judgment ente...
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2024-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2767Engross
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Allows victims of sexual assault to submit a medical forensic exam performed by a licensed health care provider in lieu of a police report in order to establish eligibility for funds under the St...
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2024-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2046Intro
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EDUCATION -- FEDERAL AID - Requires free breakfast and lunches to be provided for all elementary and secondary students attending public schools.
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2024-05-02
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2605Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- PHARMACIES - Restricts audits of pharmacists conducted by insurers and their intermediaries, limiting audits to 1 per year unless fraud or misrepresentation is reasonably suspected. The Rhode Island attorney would have t...
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2024-05-02
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2611Intro
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INSURANCE -- BENEFIT DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEW ACT - Limits the use by insurers of step therapy, a protocol that establishes a specific sequence in which prescription drugs for a specified medical condition are covered by an insurer, by al...
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2024-05-02
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS3038Intro
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PROPERTY -- PUBLIC AUCTIONS BY ELECTRONIC OR REMOTE PROCEDURES - Brings greater public scrutiny to the public auction sales of real estate in Rhode Island by requiring public auctions by any city or town of real estate or an interest therein shall on...
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2024-05-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2123Engross
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- PAYMENT OF WAGES - Requires employer to furnish items and conditions of employment and a pay stub explaining how wages were calculated/reasons for deductions/allows the employee to file a court action against employer for...
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2024-05-01
To House Labor Committee
RIS2122Engross
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CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS -- WORKERS' COOPERATIVES - Clarifies the role of a workers' cooperative to allow it to operate as a hiring hall under certain circumstances.
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2024-05-01
To House Labor Committee
RIS2521Intro
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EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION - Directs the commissioner of postsecondary education to prepare a strategic plan for public higher education which is aligned with the goals of the board of education's strategic plan.
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2024-05-01
Committee recommends passage
RIS2535Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACT - Establishes requirements which would have to be met by an applicant prior to the issuing of permits for an activity that would have an environmental impact on or would increase the cumulativ...
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2024-05-01
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2124PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Review Rhode Island's Minimum Wage (creates An Eleven (11) Member Special Legislative Study Commission Whose Purpose It Would Be To Study Rhode Island's Minimum Wage, And Who Re...
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2024-04-30
Senate read and passed
RIS2205Intro
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CRIMINALS -- CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS -- PAROLE - Provides that prisoners who committed offenses prior to age 18 and sentenced as adults would be eligible for parole after completing 15 yrs of their sentence/does not lengthen their eligibility shoul...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2197Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- ARREST - Prohibits the civil arrest of any person who is attending court either on behalf of themselves or a family or household member. Any person who violates this act shall be subject to civil suit and for contempt of court.
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2024-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2349Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE CORPORATION - Establishes a revolving fund to assist first-time home buyers and veterans to purchase a home in Rhode Island by issuing grants of up to forty thousand dollars ($...
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2024-04-30
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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2024-04-30
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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2024-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2752Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- AFFORDABLE HOUSING RENT PILOT PROGRAM - Establishes and fund an affordable housing pilot program at reduced rents to be administered by the state department of housing with an appropriation of three million dollars ($3...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2868Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- HOUSING PRODUCTION REVOLVING FUND ACT - Authorizes the department of housing to issue bonds in the amount of $50,000,000 with a maturity date not to exceed 20 years, to establish the housing production revolving fund, ...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2912Intro
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DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN -- PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT - Amends the definition of a wayward offense in the family court to conform to current statutory penalties for possession of marijuana offenses, promulgated in chapter 28 of title 21 (t...
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2024-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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