Rhode Island Representative Camille Vella-Wilkinson [D]

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RIH6672PassMinimum number of specialty registration plate sets be reduced to 150 and nonrefundable fee paid by sponsoring nonprofit entity be calculated by subtracting the actual number of sets ordered from 600 and then multiplying the remainder by sum of $22.5...
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7418PassAllows the city council of the city of Warwick to enact ordinances authorizing the Warwick police department to impounded off-road non-registered vehicles that are unlawfully used on public streets.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8255PassApproves Warwick city charter amendments increasing mayor's term of office from 2 to 4 yrs, limited to 2 consecutive terms limiting council members to 6 consecutive 2 yr. terms effective 1/1/25 subject to general/special election voter approval.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8328PassAuthorizes the city of Warwick to issue up to $350,000,000 general obligation bonds, to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, and equipping of two new high schools and school facilities to replace Pilgrim and Tollgate High School.
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2022-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7136PassWaives the adoption fee to adopt a dog or cat from a public animal shelter for a veteran that presents a current and valid driver’s license or identification card with the word "veteran" printed on its face.
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2022-06-29
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
RIH7561PassProvides health care coverage for laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids, including uterine artery embolization intraoperative ultrasound guidance and monitoring and radiofrequency ablation, commencing January 1, 2023.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7724PassEnables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7801PassEstablishes a plan to improve the promotion of social and emotional well-being of young children as well as screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health challenges of infants and young children under the age of six (6).
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7974PassRequires all high school seniors in the state to complete a federal financial aid application (FAFSA) or a Rhode Island Alternative Financial Aid Application, offered through the Community College of Rhode Island in order to graduate high school.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8294PassEstablishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7510PassProhibits employers from receiving any portion of the tips given by customers to their tipped employees, with limited exceptions for credit card service charges.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7695PassModifies current procedures for the application and collection of court costs, fees and assessments in all criminal matters.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7705PassRequires correctional officers to qualify annually with the pistol or revolver rather than the previous requirement of biennial qualification.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8230PassDefines any act of sexual penetration or contact perpetrated by an individual with a position of authority upon a person over the age of fourteen (14) and under the age of eighteen (18) as third degree sexual assault.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7652Intro
25%
Authorizes DMV to issue one year renewal registrations for vehicles leased for thirty-six months and enables DMV to refund, to a registrant of leased vehicle, who cancels registration that portion of registration fee paid that represents 6 months of ...
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2022-06-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH7639Intro
25%
Decreases the amount of the reinstatement fees for a motor vehicle registration or certificate of title which was revoked, denied or suspended and reduced reinstatement fees for suspension or revocation of registration or certificate of title.
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2022-06-23
To House Finance Committee
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
RIH7475Engross
50%
Requires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and accepting bill payments.
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2022-06-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7499PassAuthorizes 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 bonds in the principal amount of $515,000,000 therefor.
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2022-06-22
Signed by Governor
RIH7235Engross
50%
Sets pharmacist renewal license fee at $250 biennially and annual nonresident pharmacy location license fee at $625. Validates pharmacy technician licenses for 2 years. Validates pharmacy intern licenses for 5 years.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7982PassDecreases the number of OSHA training hours from three (3) hours to one hour.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH8350Intro
25%
Removes the child support eligibility requirement under the section related to childcare assistance -- families or assistance units eligible.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH6652PassSame as 21H-5619 -- Requires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a training program which shall address workers' rights, workplace health and safety, and workers' compensation, to be established and funded by the ...
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH7514PassCreates a special motor vehicle registration plate for recipients of the United States Bronze Star Medal.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH7448Intro
25%
Prohibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) from imposing any fares and/or charges for service provided to the general public.
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2022-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7540Engross
50%
Allows the director of the department of environmental management to issue an emergency order requiring the temporary or permanent suspension of aquaculture activities in an affected area.
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2022-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8334Intro
25%
Establishes the School Mental Health Act of 2022 which would provide resources and establish a youth advisory council to improve safety in our schools.
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2022-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8333Intro
25%
Focuses on increasing school security to minimize the threat of an intruder in a school.
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2022-06-09
To House Education Committee
RIH8336PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming June 12, 2022, To Be "women Veterans Appreciation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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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
RIH8082PassDelays the city of Warwick's second statistical update following the 2015 revaluation from 2021 to 2022 and would base the update on valuations as of December 31, 2022.
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2022-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIH8318Intro
25%
Strengthens school security measures/established 8 member school emergency response committee/rapid response teams/SWAT teams/requires annual appropriation of $1,000,000 to achieve these goals.
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2022-06-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7283Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act to develop and implement strategies to improve the compensation of early childhood educators.
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2022-05-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH8283Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $5,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Human Services To Provide Baby Food And Infant Formula Through The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program And Other Means (this Resolution Would Authorize The...
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2022-05-25
To House Finance Committee
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
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
RIH7289Intro
25%
Establishes general caseload limits for DCYF workers similar to those contained in the Council on Accreditation standards.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7320PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Review The Cost And Status Of The State Of Rhode Island Owned, Vacant, And Abandoned Properties And Provide Recommendations For Methods To Mitigate The Associated Expenses (creat...
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2022-05-12
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7390Intro
25%
Requires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage, of no less than twenty-one dollars ($21.00) per hour, and to include wage incremental raises for existing employees.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH6647Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5463--Requires group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide prescription benefits to cover prescribed epinephrine injectors and cartridges/No copayment or deductible would be required to obtain a prescribed epinephrine inj...
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2022-05-11
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8135Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $1,000,000 To The University Of Rhode Island (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $1,000,000 To The University Of Rhode Island To Expand The State's Economic Opportunities In Reg...
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2022-05-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH8168Intro
25%
Requires the contracting department of the department of human services or the department of administration to pilot at least one contract for professional or technical services using automatic verification software to verify hours billed under contr...
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2022-05-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7485Intro
25%
Extends the reimbursement to a school district or municipality for the employment of newly hired school resource officers only.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7099Intro
25%
Reduces the fee to acquire an emailed duplicate motor vehicle registration certificate from seventeen dollars ($17.00) to five dollars ($5.00).
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7549Intro
25%
Allows cold war, veteran administration connected disability, and RI national guard with less than 90 days service admission into veterans home.
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH8006Intro
25%
Imposes a moratorium on the payment of the fuel tax until December 31, 2022.
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH8183Intro
25%
Requires that the Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation create, maintain and update a statewide directory of all municipal and private housing rental properties, that accept government subsidized housing vouchers.
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2022-05-05
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7635Intro
25%
Provides that a student who enrolls for the first semester at CCRI after the student completes basic training prior to becoming a military reservist is eligible for a promise scholarship.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
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
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