Rhode Island Representative Anastasia Williams [D]

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RIH7225IntroEliminates repealed statute references and create a mechanism for employees to enforce their existing right to continuation of medical benefits.
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2020-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 29]
To House Labor Committee
RIH7224IntroProvides that any women's business enterprise that is certified under the Federal Small Business Act would be deemed certified by the department of administration as a women's business enterprise.
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2020-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 29]
To House Labor Committee
RIH7292IntroCreates minority teacher recruitment by allowing the commissioner of education to implement strategies to reach a goal of two hundred (200) minority teachers in the state by 2025.
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2020-01-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7298IntroRequires all individuals testifying before the general assembly or any committee, subcommittee or commission thereof, to be sworn before testifying. Anyone testifying falsely shall be punished pursuant to § 11-33-6.
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2020-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7274IntroProhibits person/business entity from conditioning requiring offer for sale/lease of tangible personal property on purchase of ins. From any ins. producer/insurer or releasing consumer's personal identification info eff. 1/1/21.
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2020-01-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7248IntroProvides tax credit for community service hours to not-for-profit entities/municipal departments certified by dept. Of admin. Up to $500 for individual/$1000 for joint return.
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2020-01-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH7277IntroRequires copies of auditor's documents relative to evaluation and opinion about fees to be filed with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation and be considered public records pursuant to chapter 2 of title 38, access to public records.
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2020-01-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7263IntroBans possession, sale and transfer of assault weapons which are not properly registered.
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2020-01-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7208IntroBeginning June 30, 2020 requires 2 in 5 recruits to the Rhode Island State Police Training Academy be a person of color and also requires vigorous recruitment effort.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7218IntroDirects the department of business regulation to undertake a social equity and race analysis to examine whether racial business disparities exist in the process to obtain a state license.
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2020-01-22
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7200IntroAuthorizes voters who are sixty-five (65) years of age or older to submit a written application for an absentee ballot, to be used for that election and automatically for each subsequent election.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7227IntroComprehensively addresses wage discrimination by expanding employee protections and the scope of the remedies available to employees who have experienced wage discrimination.
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2020-01-22
To House Labor Committee
RIH7205IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to consider a nominee's unique background and overall competence in all areas of the practice of law rather than emphasizing trial and courtroom experience in selecting nominees for the judiciary.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7204IntroRequires the department of children, youth and families (DCYF) and the family court to initially consider the placement of a child under their care with the child's immediate family members or next of kin before placement in foster care.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7236IntroIncreases mandatory insurance coverage for hearing aids from $1,500 to $2,000, per ear, every three (3) years. In addition, the amount of insurance coverage would no longer be based on the age of the recipient.
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2020-01-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7203IntroExempts state or municipal police officers, firefighters, judges of state court, and members of the Rhode Island general assembly from the requirement of transparent windshields and windows.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7206IntroRequires that the selection pool for court appointed receivers be composed of at least ten percent (10%) of receivers who are persons of color.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7207IntroProhibits more than two (2) members of the state police to be from the same family whether by blood, adoption or marriage.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7231IntroAdds the application of eyelash extensions and the use of chemicals in the area of the eyelids to the definition of the "practice of hairdressing and cosmetic therapy".
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2020-01-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7142IntroProvides those persons who have previously been convicted of marijuana possession, which would now constitute a decriminalized offense, to have their records for those convictions automatically expunged regardless of their criminal history.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7158IntroProhibits any city or town employee, including private contractors, removing trash from leaving trash receptacles in any condition or place so as to constitute a hazard on the street or highways, except private roads or driveways.
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2020-01-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7139IntroEstablishes an equal opportunity unit within the division of state police to adopt an equal opportunity plan to increase the ranks of minorities and women among members of the state police.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7137IntroRequires all foster parents to undergo sensitivity training regarding the culture of their foster child.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7146IntroPromotes more diversity in the composition of the judicial nominating commission and would require that each list of qualified judicial candidates it submits to the governor for nomination include a person of color.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7156IntroAllow individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee.
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2020-01-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7145IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to actively solicit an attorneys of color who practice in Rhode Island but live in border states and to adopt regulations to promote that objective.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7140IntroRequires that the state use the actual residences of persons in government custody for census and redistricting purposes.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7136IntroRequires judicial nominating commission to include certain questions on application, requires commission to retain data relative to race and gender and classifies applicant’s information as public records with an opt out provision.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7135IntroExpands jurisdiction of 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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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7154IntroRequires funeral directors to intern in RI prior to licensing. Photo IDs for funeral directors. Unlicensed practice punishable as felony. Funeral establishments shall maintain website for obituary.
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2020-01-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7141IntroProvides that past criminal misdemeanors and felonies for possession of marijuana not be used against a person from entering the cannabis industry or any government assistance programs.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7144IntroDeletes all uses of the word master as it relates to courts and replaces it with the word arbiter.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7147IntroRequires that the judicial nominating commission be composed of at least three (3) members of color.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7143IntroAmends the conditions of bail and recognizance to permit the release of a person charged with a misdemeanor without financial conditions.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7138IntroRequires DCYF/family court to initially consider placement of a child under their care with immediate family members/next of kin before placement in foster care.
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7112IntroRepeals requirement a person licensed as barber be a citizen of United States and be of good moral character. Also repeals requirement that a person so licensed pay a license fee for the business.
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2020-01-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7072IntroAllows certified nurse practitioners (CNPs) to prescribe medical marijuana to patients in the normal course of their practice.
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2020-01-13
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7094IntroRequires the executive branch or the department of corrections to report its findings and recommendations regarding the justice reinvestment policies or the department of corrections, to the legislature on or before April 1, of each year.
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7078IntroRaises 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, 2020, and increases to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2021 and thereafter.
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2020-01-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7073IntroAuthorizes a pharmacist to prescribe and dispense hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives, provided that the pharmacist has completed a training program approved by the state board of pharmacy.
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2020-01-10
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7095IntroProhibits minors and persons under the age of twenty-one (21) years old from engaging in any type of legal casino gambling and be subject to civil penalties for violation.
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7093IntroRepeals § 12-13-5.1 which permits the state to draw an inference that a person charged with delivery of a controlled substance is a danger to the community.
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7062PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Michael Van Leesten
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2020-01-09
House read and passed
RIH7017PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Providence Police Officer Earl Lopez On His Retirement After More Than Thirty-two Years Of Meritorious Service
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2020-01-08
House read and passed
RIH7005PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of Rhode Island's Ratification Of The 19th Amendment, Granting Women The Right To Vote
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2020-01-07
House read and passed
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