Rhode Island Representative Brian Newberry [R]

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RIH5978PassRemoves the $25.00 limit on tuition for a motorist to attend a driver education course, and would allow a judge or magistrate to delay the imposition of a suspension or revocation of a driver's license or registration for a period up to 30 days.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5028PassRequires the implementation of the civic literacy act for all students between the 8th and 12th grades.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5974PassInvests the chief justice of the supreme court with the explicit authority to address issues affecting the conduct of judicial business and order whatever response(s) he or she deems necessary.
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2021-07-03
Signed by Governor
RIH6237PassIncreases the maximum amount to be recovered in civil court action as a small claims from two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) to seven thousand dollars ($7,000).
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2021-07-03
Signed by Governor
RIH6368PassAllows Mark Adrian Edwards and John Edgeworth Bulman to join Amina Adrian Rich Edwards and Evan Marlow Bulman in marriage on or about October 2, 2021, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2021-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6139PassMapleville Number 4 Fire District
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2021-06-18
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6415PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Junior League Of Rhode Island On The 100th Anniversary Of Its Founding
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2021-06-10
House read and passed
RIH6382PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Ernest R. Frappier
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2021-06-01
House read and passed
RIH6302Intro

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Prohibits public agencies and private businesses from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccine before permitting any individual from entering the building or business.
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2021-05-17
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5678Intro

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Exempts from state taxation certain pension benefits that originate from, and were taxed in another state.
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2021-05-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH6294PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Norman C. Mainville
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2021-05-04
House read and passed
RIH6247Intro

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Create a Wine Direct Shipper License for licensed producers in this or any state to directly ship a limited amount of wine to residents age 21 or older for personal consumption.
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2021-04-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5025PassAllows North Smithfield historic residence owners to become eligible for state historic residence tax credits.
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2021-04-23
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6120PassAllows the Honorable Stephen R. Ucci to join Darlene M. Boudreau and the Honorable Michael A. Morin in marriage on or about July 30, 2021, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2021-04-21
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5868Intro

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Creates an eighteen (18) member special commission to reapportion all general assembly districts and congressional districts based on 2020 federal Census data by January 15, 2022.
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2021-04-12
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6009Intro

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Creates a redistricting commission to act every 10 years to adopt a redistricts plan for all general assembly and congressional districts. It also provides for a possible appeal of the plan to the state supreme court.
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2021-04-12
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5605Intro

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Provides that the students with disabilities shall be eligible to participate in the state's promise scholarship program and provided with reasonable accommodations to access the opportunities.
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2021-04-07
To House Education Committee
RIH6182PassHouse Resolution Designating April Of 2021, As "parkinson's Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-03-30
House read and passed
RIH5963Intro

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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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2021-03-29
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6100Intro

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Amends the definition of automobiles to include pick-up trucks weighing eight thousand eight hundred pounds (8,800 lbs) and permit them to be registered as passenger vehicles.
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2021-03-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6164PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Richard W. Singleton
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2021-03-25
House read and passed
RIH5032Intro

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Requires that all meetings closed to the public be audio recorded by audio tape or other audio recording device.
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2021-03-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5896Intro

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Requires the secretary of state to promulgate regulations which identify and cancel the voter registration, of any registrant that changes their residence to outside their city or town, without notifying the proper authorities.
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2021-03-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5894Intro

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Requires live streaming, over the Internet, of any open meeting of every municipal and state public body, including the executive departments. Video copies of the meeting are required to be published within twenty-four (24) hours.
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2021-03-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5940Intro

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Creates the Joint Committee on Disaster Oversight which would consist of twelve (12) members to study the impact of the governor's declaration of a disaster emergency pursuant to ยง 30-15-9.
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5941Intro

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Allows the governor to renew an initial 30 day executive order or proclamation of a state of disaster emergency by the governor for 2 additional 30 day extensions.
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5822Intro

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Provides that the secretary of state establish a registry for publication of municipal invitations for bids and that municipalities publish notice of invitations for bids with the registry.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6132PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 150th Anniversary Of The Town Of North Smithfield On March 24, 2021
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2021-03-16
House read and passed
RIH5756Intro

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Creates a new post election audit procedure to verify the accuracy of mail ballot envelopes user's signature prior to the certification of the elections results.
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2021-03-15
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5954Intro

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Makes permanent the exemption from taxation for certain residential property developments which have not been completed or, if completed, have not been sold and occupied.
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5880Intro

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Prohibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.
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2021-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5278Intro

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Increases membership from 3 to 5 members/revises siting process to mandate public/municipal participation.
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2021-03-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5764Intro

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Allows the test applicant to earn the required credits towards the qualification for the journeyperson "B" electrical examination by completing two hundred eighty-eight (288) hours of classroom training in a fully accredited trade school.
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH6056PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming March Of 2021 As The 19th Annual March For Meals Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-03-02
House read and passed
RIH5323Intro

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Allows the towns of Burrillville and Glocester to publish notices in any newspaper located within their municipalities. This act would also allow publication in other designated platforms selected by their city or town councils.
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2021-02-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5948PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Department Of Health To Establish Guidelines And Protocols For Administering Vaccines To A Maximum Of Two Parents/legal Guardians Of Children Undergoing Chemotherapy, And One Caregiver Of An Adult Undergoi...
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2021-02-25
House read and passed
RIH5321Intro

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Prohibits prosecutions for violations in this state if violation arises from same facts or acts for which defendant has been acquitted in another jurisdiction, unless there exists new evidence substantially warranting prosecution in this state.
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5320Intro

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Requires law enforcement to obtain consent or a warrant before placing audio or video recorders on or near the private property of another. A violation of this act makes any evidence inadmissible in any court proceedings.
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5319Intro

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Requires law enforcement agencies to obtain search warrants for electronic information, data, location information and other identifying information of subscribers and customers, except in specified circumstances.
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5324Intro

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Increase the amount of malt beverages that a manufacturer can sell for offsite consumption from 24 twelve-ounce and 24 sixteen-ounce (16 oz.) bottles or cans to 55 twelve-ounce (12 oz.) and 41 sixteen-ounce (16 oz.) bottles and cans respectively.
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2021-02-22
To House Small Business Committee
RIH5497PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Mayor Allan W. Fung For His Dedicated Service To The People Of Cranston And The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-02-11
House read and passed
RIH5173PassHouse Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Lois A. Lyle
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2021-01-26
House read and passed
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