Rhode Island Representative Anastasia Williams [D]

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RIH6357PassAllows any member in active service, regardless of age, to be eligible for an accidental disability retirement allowance.
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2021-07-16
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5281PassProvides during any declared state or local disaster emergency that mental health and substance abuse disorder services be considered an essential health benefit provided, they’re implemented within guidelines established to address the emergency.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIH6376PassCreates a new formula for determining a totally and partially disabled injured workers' weekly benefit entitlement. It also eliminates the current ambiguity in an injured workers' entitlement, when he or she suffers a recurrence of disability.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIH6397PassExempts 203-209 Douglas Avenue, Plat 68, Lots 83 and 646 of the applicable city of Providence tax assessment map from the permitting of alcohol beverages retail licenses within a certain proximity to schools and churches.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6422PassAllows the Providence board of licenses to grant an exemption from restrictions with regard to the proximity to schools and churches relating to issuance of a Class BV alcoholic beverage retail license for property located at 601 Hartford Avenue.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5468PassThis act would, upon its own motion or upon request of a parolee, enable the parole board to terminate a parolee's supervision and legal custody order. Prisoners with a life sentence for first and second degree murder are excluded.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH5386PassProhibits obtaining/purchasing/transferring a firearm on behalf of another person if other person prohibited from possessing firearm with increase in penalties for those offenses and applications amended to state number of firearms purchased.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5650PassCreates the Holocaust and genocide education commission.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5698PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Requires all public schools to send out written invitations to all parents, guardians or caretakers of students inviting those parents, guardians or caretakers to an orientation at ...
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5697PassRequires implementation of education courses in African American history in elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island commencing in the 2022-2023 school year.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5829PassMandates RIDE to provide regulations to streamline the English Second Language (ESL) and/or English Language Learner (ELL) teaching certificate.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5826PassAllows students who are legally unable to complete the FAFSA to complete a comparable form created by the college.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6039PassExtends the manufacturing machinery and equipment exemption.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6438PassCreates a statewide body-worn camera program for police departments in the state.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5571PassRaises the legal age for persons to purchase or be sold or delivered certain tobacco products, electronic nicotine-delivery systems and liquid nicotine containers from eighteen (18) years of age to twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIH5228PassRaises the juror's fees for each day's attendance on the superior court from $15.00 per day to $25.00 per day commencing July 1, 2022, and increase to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2023, and thereafter.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIH5261PassComprehensively addresses wage discrimination, based on sex by expanding employee protections and the scope of the remedies available to employees who have experienced wage discrimination.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIH6208PassProhibits co-payments to be charged for COVID-19 treatment and vaccinations.
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2021-07-03
Signed by Governor
RIH5250PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Ensuring Racial Equity And Optimizing Health And Safety Laws Affecting Marginalized Individuals (creates 13 Member Special Legislative Commission To Study Health/safety Impact Of Opt...
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2021-07-01
House passed Sub A
RIH5781Engross

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Creates Elected/Appointed Minority Officials Commission to create record of minority officials from 1636 to present.
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2021-07-01
House passed Sub A
RIH6489PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Sympathy Of The Passing Of Patricia Ann Diprete
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2021-07-01
House read and passed
RIH6485PassHouse Resolution Joyously Congratulating The Hope High School Boys Baseball Team On Winning The 2021 Rhode Island High School Baseball Division Iii State Championship
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2021-06-30
House read and passed
RIH6486PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Stephanie Ogidan Preston
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2021-06-30
House read and passed
RIH6396Intro

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Prohibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems.
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2021-06-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH6484Intro

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Requires the general assembly to provide race, ethnicity and gender impact statements as to all legislation, addressing the disproportionate impact of the legislation on people of color and gender.
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2021-06-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6483Intro

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Creates a registry of veterans exposed to airborne hazards open burn pits while serving in southwest Asia theaters of operations after August 2, 1990 and September 11, 2011.
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2021-06-29
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH6289Engross

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Allows the production of special motor vehicle registration plates for the Alzheimer's Association, Rhode Island Chapter so long as six hundred (600) have been ordered.
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2021-06-28
House read and passed
RIH6021Engross

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Requires district and independent charter schools to use a random selection process to select eligible public school students who would be invited to attend the charter school and allows a parent to decline the invitation.
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2021-06-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH6095PassRemoves all references to "and Providence Plantations" in statutes relating to the judiciary, in accordance with the constitutional amendment approved by the voters on November 3, 2020.
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIH6458Intro

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Reduces the appoint the historian laureate from a five (5) year term to a two (2) year term, and requires the historian laureate to develop and implement programs about pertinent aspects of Rhode Island history.
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2021-06-22
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6455Intro

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Makes the hate crime sentencing enhancement applicable to petty misdemeanors.
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6456Intro

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Amend the title of Chapter 12-30 of the General Laws to be "The Jennifer Rivera Witness Protection Act".
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6447PassHouse Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2021
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2021-06-17
House read and passed
RIH6392Intro

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Protects borrowers using motor vehicle titles as collateral for loans.
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2021-06-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6419Intro

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Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Sophia Academy, San Miguel Education Center, and Community Preparatory School, Inc., all of which are located in the city of Providence.
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2021-06-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5283Engross

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Requires all foster parents to undergo sensitivity training regarding the culture of their foster child.
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2021-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6413PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Providence Parks Department Employees David Doti And Gary Kraus On Receiving The Municipal Medal Of Bravery For Risking Their Lives For The Safety Of Others
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2021-06-10
House read and passed
RIH6411PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Eduardo Sandoval
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2021-06-10
House read and passed
RIH5714Intro

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Expands the Rite Track Program to provide health care coverage to children up to age nineteen (19) funded by federal funds, if available, or if not available, by state funds.
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2021-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH6219Intro

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Allows labor organizations/unions to organize any employees who work for employers in an industry that is regulated by the medical marijuana act or cannabis-regulated industry.
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2021-06-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH6352Intro

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Establishes the Dignity at Work Act, to provide workers with more protection from bullying and harassment in the workplace.
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2021-06-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH6356Intro

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Authorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of $750,000,000 bonds.
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2021-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH6410Intro

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Makes custodial confession of criminal suspect presumptively inadmissible if made by juvenile, or person with impairment, serious mental disability suffering from substance abuse withdrawal and was procured through deception
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2021-06-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6386PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The 100th Anniversary Of The Tulsa Race Massacre
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2021-06-03
House read and passed
RIH6387PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating And Commemorating June Of 2021, As Pride Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-06-03
House read and passed
RIH6326Intro

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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $400,000 For Family Service Of Rhode Island To Operate And Expand The Go Team Response Program (joint Resolution To Appropriate $400,000 For Go Team Response Program.)
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6361PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Tragic Passing Of Tatyana S. Francois
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2021-05-25
House read and passed
RIH5606Intro

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Exempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under eight thousand one hundred pounds (8,100 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use, from sales tax.
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH5808Intro

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Authorizes municipalities to tax school tuition and school meals. Contains exemptions from taxation.
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH6027Intro

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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $50,000 For Funding Of The Nonprofit Agency, Inspiring Minds, Inc., To Benefit Providence Elementary School Students (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $50,000 To Inspiring Min...
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
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