Rhode Island Senator Cynthia Coyne [D]

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RIS2507PassRemoves the requirement that hunting and fishing licenses may be issued only by town and city clerks.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2392PassExempts Associated Radio Amateurs of Southern New England from real and personal property taxes.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2663PassExempts from taxation all real and personal property located within East Providence of the charitable nonprofit corporation of Foster Forward (formerly the Rhode Island Foster Parents Association).
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2940PassAuthorizes Barrington tax exemption for veterans, widows, and gold star parents.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2943PassAuthorizes the city of East Providence to issue not more than $189,500,000 bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the acquisition, construction, furnishing and equipping of a new high school.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2981PassAllows John V. Snellings to join Abigail Snellings and Allison Pagliaro in marriage on or about October 12, 2018, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2009PassAllows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2013PassProvides for a voluntary deduction from any refund from the Rhode Island personal income tax for a contribution to the substance use and mental health leadership council of RI.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2055PassDefines the term "adequate shelter" where dogs may be kept. It would limit the weight of any dog chain or tether to one-eighth (1/8) of the dogs total body weight. In addition it would limit the time dogs may be tethered outdoors.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2133PassProtects homeless persons in possession of a service animal, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, from being denied access to any homeless shelter in violation of the ADA or the state or federal Fair Housing Practices Acts.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2158PassRelieves municipal police bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2228PassAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2259PassDesignates the Class A Tall Ship commonly known as the "SSV Oliver Hazard Perry" as the official flagship and tall ship ambassador of the state.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2442VetoRequires that any use of a premises for marijuana cultivation be disclosed in any real estate transaction.
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2018-07-02
Vetoed by Governor
RIS2511PassEnsures compliance with the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2570PassAmends the State False Claims Act to reflect amendments to the Federal False Claims Act.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2529PassProvides full year insurance coverage for contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto. Section 9 of this act, pertaining to Medicaid, would take effect July 1, 2019. The remaining sections would take effect April 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2540PassIncludes behavioral health counseling visits and medication maintenance visits as primary care visits for patient cost-sharing requirements under the provisions of a health plan.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2609PassAllows for security deposits on furniture when a furnished apartment is leased.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2279PassKnown and may be cited as Kristen's Law, and would provide that the death of a human being as a result of a controlled substance transaction, would subject the person providing the controlled substance up to life imprisonment.
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2284PassEnables newspaper motor route carriers to have installed upon them forward viewing a rotating amber beam lights.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2510PassAmends the definition of a kennel to exclude a residence where for a fee, a person provides sheltering, feeding and watering, of not more than 4 animals, not owned by the person.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2287PassComprehensively expands the registration of motor vehicle airbags to prohibit the manufacture and importation of substandard airbags and broaden the definition of airbags.
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2018-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIS2418EngrossJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana (this Resolution Would Extend The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing...
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2018-06-23
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
RIS2358IntroAdds a definition for "fuel oil terminal" for the purposes of the Biodiesel heating oil act of 2013.
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2018-06-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2799PassRemoves the requirement that each political party convene every two (2) years to adopt a platform.
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2018-06-22
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS3001PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Task Force To Study Elderly Abuse And Financial Exploitation (creates A Nine (9) Member Special Task Force Whose Purpose It Would Be To Study Elderly Abuse And Financial Exploitation, And Who Would Report Back To ...
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2018-06-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2357IntroAmends the annual bidding and enrollment process pursuant to this chapter.
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2018-06-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2699EngrossExtends protection to domestic servants/includes retaliation as unlawful practice and requires employers of 4 or more employees to conduct sexual harassment programs for new employees within 1 month of the date of hire/all employees by September 1, 2...
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2018-06-20
To House Labor Committee
RIS2785IntroAuthorizes state to seek waiver of ACA to allow qualified small business owners/sole properties to purchase small group health insurance on cost/impact assessment by OHIC provide coverage for essential health benefit categories/services.
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2018-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIS2562PassProvides that a consumer report agency may not charge a consumer a fee for any security freeze service. Effective September 1, 2018.
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
RIS2892PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Andreozzi Const., Inc.
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2018-06-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2210IntroEstablishes a mental health consumer advocate and wellness recovery center to provide support for those suffering from mental health issues and would appropriate two-hundred ninety five thousand dollars ($295,000) to operate the program.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2582IntroCreates process within DCYF for reviewing a determination that out-of-home residential placement is appropriate in an effort to ensure that a child is placed in the least restrictive placement. Requires DCYF to develop plan for recruiting foster fami...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2961PassSenate Resolution Welcoming His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa, President Of The Republic Of Portugal And His Excellency AntÓnio Costa, Prime Minister Of The Republic Of Portugal, To The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2106PassNames the recreation room at the Rhode Island Veterans Home as the "Michael Andrade Memorial
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIS2238PassRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIS2350PassProhibits the advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools that do not meet minimum federal and state governmental nutrition standards.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIS2335PassStreamlines the application and examination process as well as the educational and experience standards for applicants seeking registration as professional land surveyors.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIS2292PassMakes possession or use of a semi-automatic weapon rapid fire device to include bump stock, binary trigger or trigger crank punishable by up to ten (10) years imprisonment and/or a ten thousand dollars ($10,000) fine.
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2018-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIS2012IntroExempts from the sales tax products used for feminine hygiene in connection with the menstrual cycle.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2520IntroRestores the forty-seven percent (47%) distribution percentage with respect to hotel tax proceeds generated in the various regional districts and repeals the separate formula used for hosting platforms.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2526IntroExempts from sales tax any amount a construction contractor charges its clients for materials and supplies in connection with a construction contract.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2949IntroAmends certain provisions relative to the appointment of members to the East Providence waterfront district commission and removes the requirement to provide a records report to the city manager.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2747IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island global warming solutions act to reduce carbon emissions across various sectors of the local economy.
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2018-05-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2868EngrossJoint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Task Force To Study Elderly Abuse And Financial Exploitation (creates A 9 Member Task Force To Study The Prevalence And Impact Of Elder Abuse And Exploitation And Make Recommendations On Policies And Legislat...
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2018-05-18
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2025IntroExpands drug awareness programs to high schools, directs funding from certain civil fines and mandates establishment of criteria for funding.
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2018-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2098IntroExempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2018-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2893PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 13 Through May 19, 2018, To Be "national Police Week In The State Of Rhode Island", In Remembrance Of All Police And Law Enforcement Officers Who Have Lost Their Lives In The Line Of Duty
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2018-05-16
Senate read and passed
RIS2660IntroRequires verification of computer hours worked by contractors for professional technical services rendered to depts of transportation, health, human services, administration and commerce in excess of $100,000 for bids/proposals issued on/after 7/1/18...
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2018-05-15
To Senate Finance Committee
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