Rhode Island Representative Brian Kennedy [D]

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RIH8299PassEliminates the exemption for firefighters from having to complete a road safety test in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7244PassMedicare eligible disabled individuals under age 65 eligible for Medicare supplemental policies. Health insurance commissioner may adopt reasonable regulations and standards for Medicare supplemental policies.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7803PassEnsures that all hospitals and hospital-owned professional practices accept payment for all-inclusive elderly care which is no more than one hundred (100%) of what Medicare would pay for the same services.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7272PassRequires all public elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island to provide at least one unit of instruction on Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander History and culture.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7826PassRequires any organization licensed by the department of BHDDH with 250 or more employees to have background checks conducted by the attorney general's office and require checks every 5th year of continuous employment.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7976PassProvides certain parties may not enter onto property where a fire occurred for solicitation or inspection of a fire loss, without the permission of the owner or occupant, until the property is released to the owners or occupants.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8148PassProvides penalties for owners of structures who interfere with inspections by electrical investigators.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8211PassCreates uniform rate review procedure for rates to be changed.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8368PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Deborah Ruggiero For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8373PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Representative Steven J. Lima For His Service To The People Of Woonsocket And The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
RIH7268PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations For Uniform Multi-state Nursing License Requirements (amends The Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact And Adopts An Enhanced And More Comprehensive Version ...
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2022-06-22
House passed Sub A
RIH8365PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Westerly High School Baseball Team On Winning The 2022 Rhode Island Division Ii State Championship
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2022-06-22
House read and passed
RIH7368PassAuthorizes the department of insurance, within the DBR, in lieu of passing in-state licensing examination, to recognize the competence of an applicant for an insurance claims adjuster license, through an out-of-state proctored examination.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH7595Engross
50%
Regulates the distribution of food products containing the drug kratom, a drug of concern for its stimulant and sedative effects, to consumers by the department of health.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8218PassAuthorizes the Town of Westerly to issue bonds and notes in an amount not exceeding $50,000,000 to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities throughout the town.
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2022-06-20
Signed by Governor
RIH7434PassModernizes the Rhode Island credit card lending statute by amending the definition of "credit card plan" to keep up with new technology and online purchasing and expressly allows merchants to continue to assist consumers with digital payment options.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH7511PassRepeals § 28-12-9 of the general laws which provides that the director of labor and training may approve of wages below the minimum wage for those persons whose earning capacity is impaired due to physical or mental disability.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH7478Engross
50%
Exempt vehicles purchased at the end of their lease term by the current lessee that have a valid certificate of inspection affixed to the windshield from the requirement that dealers of used vehicles conduct a new inspection.
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2022-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8337PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 57th Annual Gaspee Days Celebration And The Momentous 250th Anniversary Of The Burning Of The Gaspee
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2022-06-09
House read and passed
RIH6617PassSame as 21H-6235 -- Establishes a military family advocacy program to address child abuse and neglect in military families.
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2022-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIH8322Intro
25%
Requires the executive director of the coastal resources management council to have at least one full-time staff attorney to represent the executive director and staff at council hearings and agency matters.
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2022-06-07
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH8323Intro
25%
Requires that future appointment of members to the coastal resources management council receive due consideration to those individuals possessing qualifications in specified areas and limits the members to serving three (3) successive appointments.
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2022-06-07
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH8325PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Philip F. Caliri
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2022-06-07
House read and passed
RIH8326PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Exeter Job Corps Academy On Winning The 2022 Ri Prostart® High School Culinary Arts, Foodservice And Hotel Management Competition
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2022-06-07
House read and passed
RIH7778Engross
50%
Updates the long-term care insurance statute so that it is in conformance with the latest version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners model.
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2022-06-02
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH8312PassHouse Resolution Honoring Steven R. Detoy On The Occasion Of His Retirement After Thirty Years Of Dedicated Service With The Rhode Island Medical Society
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2022-06-02
House read and passed
RIH7731Intro
25%
Allows the continuance of the remote notarization following the expiration of the executive emergency order currently in effect and requires a certificate of any notarial act.
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2022-05-28
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH8291PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 26, 2022, As "cox Charities Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-26
House read and passed
RIH8290PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Venerable Phra Ajahn Bounthanh Prasavath
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2022-05-26
House read and passed
RIH7740Engross
50%
Directs the department of corrections to collect information from individuals entering its custody: sex, race, nativity (country of origin), religion, and level of education.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7777Engross
50%
Adopts the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Act regarding data security to establish standards for data security and standards for the investigation of and notification to the commissioner of a cybersecurity event.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7779Engross
50%
Brings the Rhode Island Life and Health Guaranty Fund statute into conformance with the latest version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Act.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7493Intro
25%
Exempts from taxation the sale, storage, use, or other consumption of COVID-19 take home tests.
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8260PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Honoring The Invaluable Service Of Donna O'connor, M.ed., Rn, To The Patients At Rhode Island Hospital And Students In Providence's School District
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2022-05-18
House read and passed
RIH8264PassHouse Resolution Honoring Dr. Timothy J. Babineau On The Occasion Of His Retirement As President And Ceo Of Lifespan
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2022-05-18
House read and passed
RIH8262PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Lieutenant Commander Burl Richard Pegden, Usn Ret.
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2022-05-18
House read and passed
RIH7774Intro
25%
Makes numerous technical amendments to the statutes on taxes and corporations, associations and partnerships.
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2022-05-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH8206Intro
25%
Removes the requirement that (5%) of the hotel tax be paid to the Greater Providence-Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau and redistribute the (5%) tax to the regional tourism district where the hotel or residential unit is located.
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2022-05-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH8243PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming And Celebrating May 11, 2022, As "child Care Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-11
House read and passed
RIH8227PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mercedes Peguero
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2022-05-10
House read and passed
RIH8225PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Rinchen-tzo Emgushov, Md, On Her Retirement After Thirty-seven Distinguished Years Of Practicing Medicine And Providing Exceptional Service To Her Patients
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2022-05-10
House read and passed
RIH8213PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Linda B. Barton
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2022-05-05
House read and passed
RIH7580PassExempts any proposed retailers' Class B license to be located at 163 Main Street, Westerly, RI, Map 66, Lot 11 from the two hundred feet (200') requirement from the premises of schools or places of worship.
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2022-05-04
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7916Intro
25%
Requires that the state’s share to public libraries be fixed at twenty-five percent (25%) of the amount appropriated by the city or town in their budgets for fiscal year 2023, utilizing funds from the general fund or the American Rescue Plan Act.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH8207Intro
25%
Provides that pre- and post-judgment interest on civil actions begin on the date of the filing of the civil action and be calculated based upon a rate equal to the coupon issue yield equivalent.
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2022-05-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8210PassHouse Resolution Commemorating May 1 Through May 7, 2022, As "national Small Business Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-04
House read and passed
RIH8209PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta
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2022-05-04
House read and passed
RIH8177Intro
25%
Removes the requirement that five percent (5%) of the hotel tax be paid to the Greater Providence-Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau and redistribute the five percent (5%) tax to the city or district where the hotel or residential unit is located...
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2022-05-03
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH8198PassHouse Resolution Celebrating May Of 2022, As "asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-03
House read and passed
RIH8200PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 10th Of 2022, As "hmbs Flamingo Day Of Remembrance" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-03
House read and passed
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