Rhode Island Senator Ana Quezada [D]

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RIS2923IntroAuthorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2824PassCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2902IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (change The Name Of The State)
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2020-07-16
House passed as amended in concurrence
RIS2585IntroAllows for a civil investigative demand in instances of perceived violations of Rhode Islanders' civil rights.
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2020-07-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2799EngrossJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2901PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Josephine D. Slater
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2897PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2020
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2771IntroEstablishes the duty of the commission and the division of public utilities to ensure affordability and sustainability for basic care necessities.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2809IntroJoint Resolution Relating To A Lease Agreement For Leased Exhibition, Office And Vault Storage Space (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize A Lease Agreement For Exhibition, Office And Vault Storage Space For The Department Of State.)
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2782IntroProvides for a minimum standard for the public education system.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2825IntroGrants juveniles sentenced as adults parole eligibility after completing fifteen (15) years of sentence with prospective/retroactive. Effective January 1, 1991.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2838IntroMakes amendments necessary to use the term "trade name" rather than "assumed name", for purposes of the commercial law chapter on filing an assumed name, and provides for the administration and regulation of the use of trade names.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2818IntroProvides that a defendant's qualification for the services of public defender constitutes prima facie evidence of indigency and limited ability to pay court costs and no costs shall be ordered unless procedures for determining ability to pay are foll...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2124IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2020-03-11
Placed on Senate Calendar
RIS2143IntroGradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2308IntroRemoves health care and maintenance workers from the definition of employees not entitled to overtime pay, for purposes of overtime pay on Sundays and holidays, enabling them to collect overtime pay.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2405IntroAllow individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2401IntroPermits students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) to possess/use over-the-counter medication and products without a doctor's or parent's note during school.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2168IntroRemoves the ten (10) year period for secretary of state to withdraw a certificate of revocation.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2171IntroRequires a person or persons who transact business under a trade name to register with a municipality, provide more extensive information when filing and to notify the municipality when the trade name is changed or discontinued.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2147PassIncreases the minimum wage gradually up to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour by the year 2024.
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2020-03-10
Signed by Governor
RIS2263IntroCreates new standards for determining whether a state work license applicant's past criminal contacts/convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government-issued license.
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2020-03-05
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2668IntroAmends several sections of the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991 with the intent of preserving neighborhood character and promoting smart growth.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2750IntroCreates “The Stop Guilt by Accusation Act” which would preclude the media from engaging in defamation in-kind through selective reporting on cases and controversies that cultivate false narratives so that it unduly injures the accused.
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2020-03-05
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2762PassSenate Resolution Recognizing March 8, 2020, As "international Women's Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2764PassSenate Resolution Honoring Sandra Lake For Her Myriad Accomplishments
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2759IntroRequires office of diversity, equity and opportunity to create material for annual government employee training.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2733IntroProvides that scholarships received directly from the College Crusade Scholarship Program would not be considered financial aid pursuant to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarships and provides the program with access to certain student data.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2739IntroCreates an agreement to limit corporate incentives.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2754IntroCreates a new chapter to standardize procedures for asset forfeitures for all crimes.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2741IntroProvides for $1,000,000 in bonds to improve local roadways, pedestrian spaces, bikeway paths and municipal parks.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2734IntroAllows principals to issue out-of-school suspension for students in grades 6 and above, students in grade 5 and below may only be issued out-of-school suspension under stringent circumstances.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2746IntroMandates minimum staffing levels and standards for quality care for nursing homes and their residents.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2141IntroAllows DOT to lease airport property up to 50 years for substantial improvement/building and increases RI airport corporation directors from 7 to 9 with one appointment (RIPA) and (RIGABOA).
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2370IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island State Auditor General To Conduct Or Oversee A Study Or Audit On The Privatization Of Rhode Island's Medicaid Programs
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2385IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of Medicare-for-all Single Payer Program In Rhode Island (creates An 11 Member Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of Medicare-for-all Si...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2383IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Pass Legislation Establishing An Improved "medicare For All" Single Payer Program That Would Provide Universal, Comprehensive And Affordable Health Care
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2389IntroEstablishes single-payer universal health care for Rhode Island residents.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2068IntroProhibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2260IntroPermits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2271IntroProvides that fifty dollars ($50.00) of the filing fee paid to the HUD-approved agency for the mediation conference involving the mortgagee and mortgagor, shall be paid to the Rhode Island Legal Services.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2264IntroRequires the sealing of any district court file, where a resolution of a trespass and eviction complaint results in a verdict for the tenant and no appeal is taken.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2258IntroProhibits a landlord from asking about the immigration status of a tenant, prospective tenant, occupant, or prospective occupant of residential rental property.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2255IntroLandlords responsible to tenants if tenants evicted due to landlord neglect and allows municipality to place lien on property.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2616PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 176th Anniversary Of Dominican Republic Independence On February 27, 2020
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2020-02-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2684IntroProvides for a reduced penalty for the offense of larceny, and a tiered penalty system for the offense of shoplifting.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2711IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Right To Adequate Education (adds Two Sections To The Constitution/guarantees Residents Adequate Education Permitting Learning At Hi...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2630IntroDevelops and implements strategies to improve the compensation of early educators so programs can attract, develop, and retain effective staff to care for and educate young children and provide family-focuses services.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2699IntroExpands the availability of public funds to candidates for the general assembly while also increasing the maximum amount of funds available for general office candidates.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2686IntroRequires municipalities/state departments/agencies to submit annual report relating to enforcement of disability parking program.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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