Rhode Island Representative Carlos Tobon [D]

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RIH5238PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Creates the "Rhode Island Student Success Act" which would identify those students who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition at public universities, colleges or community colleg...
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5270PassCreates the Human Trafficking Reporting and Prevention Act applicable to hotels, requiring them to educate their employees about identifying, reporting and preventing human trafficking, on their premises.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5480PassExempts from taxation real property acquired or leased by a railroad entity used in the boarding or disembarking of railroad passengers or supporting passenger railroad operations and services.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5741PassRequires public building/place of public accommodation to have single-user toilet facility for use by any gender eff. 1/1/22/ new construction/ renovations over 50% value of state/municipal buildings provide for single-user toilet eff. 1/1/22.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH6079PassISAAC'S LAW) (Prohibits discrimination against a potential organ transplant recipient based solely on a physical or mental disability.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH5517Engross

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Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2023 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.
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2021-06-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH6175PassAllows the Pawtucket city council to issue a Class B, C, or N liquor license for use on property located on tax assessor's plat 54B, 65B, and 23A, despite their close proximity to a school or church.
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIH5714Intro

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Expands the Rite Track Program to provide health care coverage to children up to age nineteen (19) funded by federal funds, if available, or if not available, by state funds.
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2021-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5536Intro

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Authorizes the creation of first-time homebuyer savings account from which savings to purchase a home could be deducted from an individual's or couple's personal income taxes.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH5686Intro

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Repeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders."
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH5540Intro

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Establishes medical professional scholarship program within postsecondary education council with commission awarding $5,000 for 4 years of college attendance to eligible applicants funded by $25 assessment fee on medical professionals seeking licensu...
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH6312Intro

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Provides that scholarships received directly from the College Crusade Scholarship Program would not be considered financial aid pursuant to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarships, and provides the program with access to certain student data.
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2021-05-07
To House Education Committee
RIH5677Intro

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Creates a tax deduction for military retirement benefits of a veteran or the veteran's surviving spouse.
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2021-05-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH5690Intro

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Defines as “disabled,” persons receiving veterans’ affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government for purposes of property tax relief.
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2021-05-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH5626Engross

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Requires DEM to request proposals every 2 years to solicit representative organization to operate paint stewardship program.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5672Intro

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Increases the reimbursement rates to be paid by the department of human services and the department for children, youth, and families, for licensed child care centers and family child care homes.
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2021-04-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH6213PassHouse Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Paul V. Palange
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2021-04-07
House read and passed
RIH6204PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Untimely Passing Of The Honorable Ama Amponsah
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2021-04-06
House read and passed
RIH6205PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of April, 2021, To Be "community Health Workers Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-04-06
House read and passed
RIH5309Intro

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Imposes a moratorium on non-essential evictions/mortgage foreclosures during a state of emergency declared by the governor relating to residential property and establishes an eviction diversion program to resolve landlord-tenant eviction disputes.
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2021-03-31
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5446Intro

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Exempts post-use polymers and recovered feedstocks used in advanced recycling processes from the definition of solid waste.
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2021-03-29
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5957Intro

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Prevents the consideration of an applicant's credit history in determining automobile liability insurance rates.
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2021-03-29
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6159Intro

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Allows the Honorable Carlos E. Tobon to join Mariela Marcellari and Javier Rios in marriage on or about April 3, 2021, within the Town of Bristol.
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5753Intro

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Increases the role of the division of motor vehicles in the voter registration and address verification process, by establishing very specific obligations.
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2021-03-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5239Intro

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Establishes and require funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2021-03-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH5235Intro

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Provides school districts may employ LPNs to assist certified nurse teachers. The act also would require that no fewer than one nurse be employed for every seven hundred fifty (750) students.
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2021-03-17
To House Education Committee
RIH5514Intro

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Requires public utilities to provide prompt and adequate service for new service/ service upgrades subject to $10,000 per violation and provide written estimate for work costing more than $500/ itemized bill for work performed payable by ratepayer.
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2021-03-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5513Intro

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Requires all persons or entities collecting social security and other personal identification numbers to create and publicly display a privacy protection policy. Violations of this requirement would incur a civil penalty of five-hundred dollars ($500...
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2021-03-12
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH5509Intro

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Prohibits the sale for profit of consumer generated Internet data by a social media platform without the consent of and compensation paid to the consumer.
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2021-03-12
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH5634Intro

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Requires cities and towns to assess renewable energy resources to be taxed as tangible property and the real property on which it is located shall not be reclassified, revalued or reassessed.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5627Intro

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Creates a low emission diesel standard used to power a diesel fueled compression-ignition internal combustion engine and would take effect December 1, 2021.
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2021-03-11
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5578Intro

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Requires vehicle owners with electronic vehicle recovery systems to submit affidavit attesting to theft prior to law enforcement contact with provider for aid in locating vehicle.
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2021-03-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5722Intro

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Requires bidders on public school construction contracts of $5,000,000 or more to have an apprenticeships program compliant with chapter and truthful reporting of program data to DOLT effective July 1, 2021.
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2021-03-10
To House Labor Committee
RIH5740Intro

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Establishes conditions, policies and procedures for the restrictive housing of inmates at correctional facilities in Rhode Island with the least restrictive conditions possible.
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2021-03-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5461Intro

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Requires that a participant or beneficiary incur no greater out-of-pocket costs for emergency services than they would have incurred with an in-network provider other than in-network cost sharing.
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2021-03-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5519Intro

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Requires all students in kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) to perform a minimum amount of community service each school year and grants them the option to perform certain forms of community service for academic credit.
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2021-03-03
To House Education Committee
RIH5438Intro

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Provides that health insurance contributions made by enrollees for cost sharing requirements include those amounts paid by the enrollee or another person on behalf of the enrollee.
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2021-03-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5541Intro

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Imposes a fee of one hundred sixty dollars ($160) for all domestic and foreign corporations for a certificate of authority to transact business in this state.
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2021-03-02
To House Finance 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
RIH5598Intro

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Prohibits any entity/individual from advertising sale/purchase/receipt/transport/salvage of junks/discarded vehicle unless done by licensed auto wrecking/salvage yard subject to civil fines.
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2021-03-01
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5947PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 177th Anniversary Of Dominican Republic Independence On February 27, 2021
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2021-02-25
House read and passed
RIH5234Intro

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Allows schools to suspend students, in and out of school, if in grades six or above, and prohibit school committees or principal from suspending students in grade 5 or below unless possessed weapons, narcotics or were found to be a danger.
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2021-02-24
To House Education Committee
RIH5233Intro

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Provides students attending public schools enrolled in grades K-12 with a students' bill of rights prohibiting discrimination based on race, sex, gender, economic status or mental, physical, developmental or sensory disabilities.
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2021-02-24
To House Education Committee
RIH5447Intro

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Creates an instant ticket scratch off game pilot program to raise funds for Rhode Island veterans and dependents of qualified service members.
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2021-02-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5535Intro

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Creates a fund to be managed by the joint committee on legislative services, to make Rhode Island mementos available to visiting dignitaries and for gifts to hosting out-of-state officials, to be given by legislators' during official visits.
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2021-02-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5246Intro

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Provides that any law or regulation which protects a person from exposure to second hand smoke would also provide protection from exposure to second-hand marijuana smoke, regardless of how the smoke was generated.
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2021-02-23
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5282Intro

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Allows a classified employee to seek elected office provided that they resign their position upon being elected.
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2021-02-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5294Intro

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Limits the sale of fireworks to one week prior to and including the 4th day in July, and may only be used, exploded, or cause to exploded between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
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2021-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5293Intro

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Extends child support obligations for non-custodial parents beyond emancipation if the children are attending a 2 or 4 year college and still reside with the custodial parent until 22 years of age.
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2021-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5221PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Bienvenido R. Garcia
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2021-01-28
House read and passed
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