Rhode Island Senator Cynthia Coyne [D]

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RIS2868PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of the Heritage Harbor Foundation located at 1445 Wampanoag Trail, Suites 103 and 201 within the city of East Providence.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2074PassEnables the town council of Portsmouth to transfer and/or convey parcels of land owned by the town on Prudence Island to the Prudence Island School Foundation to be used for educational purposes.
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2116PassAuthorizes a tax exemption for tangible business or personal property in whole or in part within the town of Bristol's community limits, subject to authorization by the action of the town council of the town of Bristol.
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2407PassPermits Barrington to have three alternate members on zoning board who may participate in hearings and shall vote in the absence of other members. Each member of the board may vote only if they attended all hearings relative to the matter before boar...
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2464PassPermits the town of Barrington to deny issuance or renewal of licenses or permits for properties on which the taxes and/or assessments are in arrears.
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2650PassExpands the definition of sales to include any license, lease, or rental of prewritten or vendor-hosted computer software and specified digital products. This act would also define "end-user" for specified digital products.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2004PassProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIS2867PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Task Force To Review And Provide Recommendations On Policies Pertaining To The Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers' Bill Of Rights (leobor) (creates A 13 Member Task Force To Study And Provide Recomm...
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2876PassSenate Resolution Commemorating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day On June 15, 2020, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2857IntroRequires employees of regulated financial institutions to report suspected financial exploitation of elder adults to the office of healthy aging and provide authority to the regulated financial institution to place a temporary hold on transactions.
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2020-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2446IntroPlaces the jurisdiction of minors in the family court when it comes to matters involving protective orders of domestic assault.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2444IntroAdds the Judiciary's Indirect Cost Recovery/Supreme Court, Victims' Rights Information, RI Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel and Small Claims Mediation accounts to the list of restricted receipt accounts which are not subject to indirect cost recove...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2453IntroProvides that the permissive use of a wireless communication device for the purpose of navigation of a motor vehicle shall only be applicable in cases where the device is mounted or otherwise affixed to the vehicle and not held in the motorist's hand...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2445IntroProvides that financial security is required for any motor vehicle registered or required to be registered in the state of Rhode Island.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2447IntroProvides that violations of chapter 34 of title 31 pertaining to rental vehicles are civil violations subject to the jurisdiction of the Rhode Island traffic tribunal.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2372IntroAuthorizes cities/towns to establish a property tax credit program in exchange for volunteer service by persons over age 60 up to $1,500 calculated by multiplying service hours by the state minimum wage per hour.
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2020-03-12
Committee heard
RIS2450IntroSunsets provision allowing first-time violators to avoid fine by acquisition of hands-free device prior to imposition of fine effective 9/1/20.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2672IntroAllows local tax assessors to assess valuations on a yearly basis pursuant to chapter 4 of title 44, section one, and to adjust the valuation of assessed properties on a yearly basis pursuant thereto.
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2020-03-12
Committee heard
RIS2810IntroRequires the personal care product industry to more fully disclose the ingredients they use and, where applicable, identify ingredients that have been published as a chemical of concern on one or more designated list included in the act.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2772IntroEstablishes rules and regulations concerning the use and registration of personal delivery devices and mobile carrying devices.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2836IntroEstablishes Alzheimer's disease/related disorders ombudsperson program in DOH to advocate for/assist individuals in coordinating medical/social services care.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2844IntroCreates an election systems cybersecurity review board and a cybersecurity incident response group to establish protocols for cybersecurity threats.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2366IntroRequires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2449IntroInvests 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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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2455IntroOnly protective orders issued against adults are to be transmitted to A.G.'s B.C.I. for inclusion in the R.O.N.C.O. system. Protective orders against juveniles will be accessible to law enforcement.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2176IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen without a physician's note or prescription, if the product is regulated by the FDA for over-the-counter use.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2522IntroCreates a comprehensive system to promote and regulate the effective and competent administration of medical laboratories by focusing on the training, qualifications and licensure of their practitioners.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2269IntroRequires a licensed buyer of certain precious metals or articles, tools, and electronics to take a digital photograph of their purchase and upload it to the attorney general's license sales tracking system database.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2321IntroCreates the Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program which allows for the wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada by or on behalf of the state.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2320IntroCreates a prescription drug affordability board composed of representatives of affected stakeholders designated to investigate and comprehensively evaluate drug prices for Rhode Islanders and possible ways to reduce them to make them more affordable.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2318IntroRequires pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers to provide wholesale acquisition cost/drug prices/rebates/fees/drug sales information to DOH/Insurance Commissioner yearly.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2726PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of William Stringfellow
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2480IntroExempts agencies of municipalities and the state from releasing information as to the residency of municipal or state police officers regarding public records requests.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2763PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Retired United States Army First Sergeant Dora Vasquez-hellner On Being Named The Rhode Island Department Of Veterans Affairs "female Veteran Of The Year"
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2099IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Possibility Of Transitioning The State Of Rhode Island To The Establishment Of A Biennial Budget (creates A Thirteen (13) Member Commission To Study The Possibility Of Transition...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2744IntroRequires informed consent of the elderly for referral of investigations to be made by other state agencies by the long-term care ombudsperson (LTCO).
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2020-03-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2426IntroRequires conservation and preservation restrictions to be liberally interpreted in favor of the grants awarded.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2468IntroProvides a procedure for homeowners to submit for review by a municipal official for a proposed land use not specifically listed under local ordinances or whether it requires a special-use permit.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2430IntroCreates "Consumer Privacy Protection Act."
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2724PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming March 3, 2020, To Be "alzheimer's Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2723PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Barrington Under 12 All Star Team On Their Success In The 2019 Little League World Series
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2003IntroCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2020-02-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2068IntroProhibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2674IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations Regarding The Licensing Of Residential Builders And Contractors (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations Regarding The Licensing ...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2621IntroCreates the uniform natural gas leaks classification act which classifies gas leaks into different grades and identifies the steps and procedures to be taken and provides a reporting requirement for a gas company subsequent to a leak.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2700IntroRequires all motorcycle operators to wear a helmet of a type approved by the administrator of the division of motor vehicles.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2647IntroFacilitates state departments/agencies to implement electronic filing of applications for licenses/permits/ registrations/certificates by allowing state vendor to withhold commission for developing and implementing electronic filing web-based system.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2642IntroProvides that a tax payment shall be paid by midnight on the date in which the tax becomes due and payable, and reduces the amount of penalty for taxes unpaid from a maximum of twenty-one percent (21%) to ten percent (10%).
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2697IntroIncreases 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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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2646IntroRequires the department of human services and/or the department of administration to pilot at least one contract using verification software for billable hours and for professional or technical services in excess of one million dollars.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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