Rhode Island Representative Brandon Potter [D]

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RIH7041Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG SALES REPRESENTATIVE DISCLOSURE ACT - Requires prescription drug manufacturers to file a detailed, updated list of each pharmaceutical sales representative engaged by the manufacturer and to pay an ...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7042Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND HEALTH CARE REFORM ACT OF 2004 -- HEALTH INSURANCE OVERSIGHT - Regulates price increases for prescription drugs.
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7043Intro
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INSURANCE -- BENEFIT DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEW ACT - Prohibits health benefit plans reviewing prescriptions for opioid addiction treatment.
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7326Intro
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HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- HOLIDAYS - Changes the name of the holiday on the second Monday of August from Victory Day to Peace and Remembrance Day.
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7386Intro
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LIBRARIES -- STATE AID TO LIBRARIES -- FREEDOM TO READ - Encourages and protects the freedom of public libraries to acquire materials without limitations and prohibits materials being removed from public libraries due to partisan or doctrinal disappr...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7445Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- PHARMACIES - Adds a new section which sets forth conditions for pharmacists to prescribe tobacco cessation/drug therapies, programs approved by the state board of pharmacy. The cessation therapies would be covered by all...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7444Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM - Establishes the Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program for the importation of wholesale prescription drugs from Canada to provide savings to Rhode Island consumers.
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7471Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Amends several provisions relative to motorcycles and motor scooter license and educational requirements including deleting the learners permit requirement for motorcycles.
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7514Intro
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EDUCATION -- SUPPORT AND ACCESS TO BILINGUAL EDUCATION ACT - Creates a new chapter for the support/access to bilingual education. It creates a dual language program fund to be administered by the department of education. Local education agencies woul...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 28]
To House Education Committee
RIH7584Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES - Reduces the required number of members present to constitute a quorum from three (3
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7625Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PREVENTION OF HIV INFECTION - Eliminates prior authorization or step therapy requirement for prescriptions for any HIV prevention drug/prohibits the requirement of any co...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 29]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7700Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- ADVERTISING OF RHODE ISLAND PRODUCTS -- LOCAL FOOD - Defines what local means as it pertains to certain food types being sold and advertised in Rhode Island.
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2024-02-23
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7701Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- STATE BUILDING CODE -- ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT - Consolidates and transfers the duties of the state building inspector to the state building code commissioner and establish a state building code education and training acad...
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2024-02-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH7698Intro
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PROPERTY -- CONDOMINIUM LAW - Defines deed restricted unit. This act would further limit the increase in annual condominium fees for a deed restricted unit to five percent (5%
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2024-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7699Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING AND CONSERVATION TRUST FUND ACT - Restructures RI Housing and Conservation Trust Fund, increase its membership to 15 members, 11 of whom are to be from the general public and reallocate the percent...
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2024-02-23
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7695Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- REGULATORY POWERS OF ADMINISTRATION - Prohibit rate charges in excess of rates applied if tenant of residential complexes with electrical master-meters receives electricity directly from a public utility.
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2024-02-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7091Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- LIFETIME LIMITS - Repeals the authority of the health insurance commissioner to enforce any act of Congress/decision of federal court invalidating or repealing the prohibition of annual lifetim...
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2024-02-15
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7311Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Provides that imposition of a fine, or sentences of probation or a suspended sentence, absent a period of incarceration, are not convictions.
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7306Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- JUDICIAL SELECTION - Requires individuals seeking a judicial nomination to reapply to JNC every 5 years and make those individuals selected as finalists, eligible only for the court in which they applied and we...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7314Intro
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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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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7524Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE - Prohibits the courts from setting cash or surety bail on any misdemeanor offense but permits the court to set reasonable non-monetary conditions of bail to assure the defendant's presence in court as requ...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7671Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN RHODE ISLAND ACT - Directs the allocation of $3,000,000 from the 2025 state budget to provide cash benefits to participants in the supplemen...
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7686Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM - Amends works program to provide eligibility for benefits to pregnant persons from onset of pregnancy including lawful permanent residents, increases monthly cash benefits, disallows termination of be...
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7676Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- ANNUAL FUNDING FOR RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY ACT - Provides a mechanism for funding the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority through the use of an interest-free loan to advance certain federal funds.
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7171Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- TEMPORARY DISABILITY INSURANCE -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Includes siblings, grandchildren, care recipient for temporary caregiver benefits of 12 weeks/Increases weekly dependent's allowances from $10 to $20 or 7% of benefit...
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2024-02-14
To House Labor Committee
RIH7212Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- FUNERAL DIRECTOR/EMBALMER AND FUNERAL SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS - Provides for the operation and duties of natural organic reduction for the contained, accelerated conversion of human remains to soil. A disposition facility...
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2024-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7458Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES - Fair employment practices to include individuals appointed, contract for hire of apprenticeships.
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2024-02-14
To House Labor Committee
RIH7598PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Laura Mason Zeisler, M.ed, On The Occasion Of Her Retirement
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2024-02-14
House read and passed
RIH7601PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming February 15, 2024 To Be "rhode Island First Connections Awareness Day"
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2024-02-14
House read and passed
RIH7266Intro
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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS -- CURRENCY TRANSMISSIONS -- VIRTUAL CURRENCY KIOSKS - Establishes guidelines for the operation of virtual currency (crypto
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2024-02-12
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH7319Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- HEALTHY AND SAFE FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES ACT - Mandates that the work week be reduced to thirty-two hours and rate of pay for a thirty-two (32
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2024-02-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH7575Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- OBSCENE AND OBJECTIONABLE PUBLICATIONS AND SHOWS - Establishes, as an affirmative defense to the crimes of circulating obscene publications or shows and selling or exhibiting obscene publications to minors, the person's employmen...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7597Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $250,000 To The Hospital Care Transitions Initiative (hcti) (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $250,000 To The Hospital Care Transitions Initiative.)
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2024-02-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7579Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Increases the state minimum wage by $1.25 per year from 2026 through 2029 when it would reach twenty dollars ($20.00
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2024-02-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH7594Intro
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EDUCATION -- BILINGUAL, DUAL LANGUAGE AND WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHERS INVESTMENT ACT - Authorizes the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a program to expand the issuance of teaching certificates to bilingual dual language and w...
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2024-02-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7587Intro
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House Resolution Strongly Supporting A National Infrastructure Bank Through The Passage Of The 118th Congress H.r. 4052
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2024-02-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7590Intro
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CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- 2024 BOND REFERENDA - Submits 2024 capital development program requesting the issuance of $100,000,000 in general obligation bonds to the voters for approval at the November 8, 2024, general election.
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2024-02-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7198Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' BILL OF RIGHTS - Repeals the law enforcement officers' bill of rights, chapter 42-28.6 of the general laws, in its entirety.
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7278Intro
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Authorizes the City of Cranston to issue not to exceed $40,000,000 general obligation bonds.
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2024-02-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7310Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY -- POLICE RELATIONSHIP ACT OF 2015 - Mandates police disclosure reason for stop.
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7313Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' BILL OF RIGHTS - Amends the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights providing greater accountability in the disciplinary process, the chief of police authority to impose discipline after the ...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7312Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- POLICE OFFICERS -- COMMISSION ON STANDARDS AND TRAINING - Expands the authority of the police officers commission on standards and training. It makes it applicable to the city of Providence. It creates and maintains a ...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7300Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- RHODE ISLAND FOOD, DRUGS AND COSMETICS ACT - Prohibits the manufacture, sale and distribution for sale a food product containing brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propylparaben and red dye 3.
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2024-02-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7546Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Provides a tax upon the endowment of a private institution of higher education equal to two percent (2%
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2024-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7531Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Commencing 1/1/25, gradually increases the minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from the current ($3.89
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2024-02-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7530Intro
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HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE -- WORK ON HOLIDAYS AND SUNDAYS - Amends the current law so that, aside from any existing contract, all laborers, mechanics, and workers who are required to work on Sundays and/or holidays be paid by their empl...
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2024-02-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7532Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Allows individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee, for purposes of minimum wages law.
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2024-02-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7541Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Permits hit and run victims suffering serious bodily injury to recover under the crime victim compensation program.
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2024-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7527Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - This act would further delineate the definitions of felony, misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor.
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7547Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- RHODE ISLAND CHILD CARE FOR ALL ACT - Establishes the Rhode Island Child Care for All Act which would provide high quality and affordable child care to families throughout the state.
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2024-02-07
To House Finance Committee
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