Rhode Island Representative Charlene Lima [D]

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RIH5041IntroProhibits development of land contiguous to State House unless approved by general assembly.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5073IntroProhibits declawing on a cat or other animal, unless a licensed veterinarian has determined that the procedure is necessary for a therapeutic purpose.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5072IntroProhibits pet shops from offering for sale cats or dogs that are not obtained from an animal shelter, dog pound or animal rescue. Further prohibits any person from selling, exchanging, trading, bartering or displaying any dog or cat in public.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5062IntroProvides that the trapping and subsequent release of any unowned feral or free roaming cat for the purpose of spaying or neutering of the cat shall not be considered abandonment.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5115IntroProhibits the use of display fireworks, or aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and makes a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75 and court co...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5251IntroEstablishes procedures regulating the delegation of non-ablative laser hair removal treatments.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5246IntroProhibits renting/leasing/financing sales of dogs/cats. Sets forth penalties for violations and exemptions to the act.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5265IntroEstablishes an animal rights advisory council to advise the governor and the general assembly on matters relating to animal rights, treatment, health, and safety.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5267IntroProhibits a medical school in this state from using a live animal while teaching medical procedures if there is an alternate teaching method utilized by at least one accredited school in the state.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5299IntroProhibits misrepresentation of the status of an animal as a service animal in order to acquire any right or privilege afforded disabled persons.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5463IntroProvides consumer protection in eye care services by developing standards and enforcement protocols related to the utilization of emergent technologies in the provision of eye care services, as well as for the delegation of eye care services by provi...
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2019-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5382IntroRequires that retirement contributions be deposited or remitted to the retirement system within three (3) days.
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2019-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH5436IntroDefines pet trainers and requires trainers to be licensed. This act would further provide that all trainers must provide adequate housing facilities and/or primary enclosures for all animals.
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2019-02-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5428IntroProvides that any person who is convicted of, or pleads nolo contendere to a charge of cruelty to animals shall be required to reimburse any adoptive owner for reasonable costs associated with treating the animals' injuries.
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2019-02-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5381IntroExtends the period for musical and theatrical productions to obtain tax credits to July 1, 2024.
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2019-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH5462IntroRequires health insurance providers to provide coverage for medical services for injuries received in motor vehicle or other accident regardless of whether the policy holder is seeking or may seek damages from a third party.
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2019-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5480IntroEstablishes that manufacturers of devices capable of connecting to the Internet equip the devices with reasonable security features.
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5486IntroRequires that penalties or restitution payments for larceny or campaign expenditure reporting violations be deposited into the general fund.
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5473IntroAdds prepackaged cheeses to the items allowed for sale at Class A license holders premises in towns or cities of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants.
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2019-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5483IntroCreates a legal process by which formerly cohabitating parties could seek from the district court a determination as to ownership of any pet.
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5474IntroRequires Internet service providers to provide digital blocking of sexual and offensive material.
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2019-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5415IntroLowers the minimum corporate tax imposed from four hundred dollars ($400) to three hundred seventy-five dollars ($375.00).
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2019-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH5414IntroExempts a corporation from payment of the minimum tax imposed by ยง 44-11-2(e) during the first year of the corporation's existence.
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2019-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH5330IntroProvides that no person shall pass any item to another person while located in an active lane of travel without a special solicitation permit issued by the city or town.
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5326IntroAllows holders of a Class P license to purchase alcoholic beverages from either a retail or wholesale establishment in the state of Rhode Island.
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5370IntroExtends the reimbursement to a school district or municipality for the employment of a new hire school resource officer from a period of three (3) years to ongoing.
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2019-02-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5321IntroEstablishes Alzheimer's disease awareness campaign to be administered by the director of the department of health.
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2019-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5325IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Policies And Procedures At The Rhode Island Department Of Children, Youth, And Families (creates A 5 Member Commission To Study The Ri Department Of Children, Youth, And Families...
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2019-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5319IntroAllows for accumulated depreciation reduction for physical deterioration, functional and economic obsolescence.
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2019-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5315PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Amazing New England Patriots On Winning Super Bowl Liii By The Score Of 13-3 Over The Los Angeles Rams
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2019-02-06
House read and passed
RIH5248IntroRequires the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline to provide for reciprocal licensure of physicians from other jurisdictions under certain conditions, and in connection therewith, requires the board to promulgate applicable rules and regulations...
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2019-01-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5247IntroAuthorizes hospital medical staff to elect whether or not to participate in a maintenance of certification program, to elect medical specialty board to implement the program and prohibits insurers from denying reimbursement based solely on this elect...
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2019-01-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5190IntroRedefines the term "covered services" as used to describe applicable subscriber agreements between a health care entity and a dentist, to exclude waiting period provisions.
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2019-01-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5214PassHouse Resolution Honoring Steven A. Florio On The Occasion Of His Retirement As The Executive Director For The Rhode Island Commission On The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing
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2019-01-29
House read and passed
RIH5037IntroHouse Resolution Adopting The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020
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2019-01-16
House passed Sub A
RIH5060PassAllows the Honorable James R. Langevin to join Ann Margaret Little and Seth M. Klaiman in marriage on or about February 2, 2019, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2019-01-16
Signed by Governor
RIH5097IntroRaises the existing minimum wage of ten dollars and fifty cents ($10.50) to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) on January 1, 2020, and then increase to twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) on January 1, 2021.
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2019-01-10
To House Labor Committee
RIH5000PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of The Most Reverend, Bishop Robert E. Mulvee
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2019-01-02
House read and passed
RIH5006PassHouse Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Alfred Carpionato
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2019-01-02
House read and passed
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