Rhode Island Representative Daniel Mckiernan [D]

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RIH7456PassMakes changes in the definitions of what constitutes unlawful confinement of any sow during gestation, calf raised for veal or egg-laying hen kept on a farm, and would apply them throughout the chapter accordingly.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8013PassAmends provisions of law relative to motor vehicle replacement parts specifications time limits for using aftermarket body parts, and notification to the vehicle owner of the intention to use aftermarket body parts.
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2018-07-04
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7044PassPermits that age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate education on consent and sexual activity be increased in secondary schools as part of a family life course.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7157PassEncourages the public schools of this state, beginning in kindergarten and continuing through and including grade 12, to use best efforts annually provide access to every student to at least one field trip to a nature preserve, reserve, or conservato...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7449PassClarifies the right of a surviving spouse of a decedent regarding elective shares taken against the decedent's will relating to real and personal estate to the estates of decedents dying on and after July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7540PassAmends the State False Claims Act to reflect amendments to the Federal False Claims Act.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7733PassProtects communications between language interpreters appointed under this chapter and limited-English-proficient persons.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8232PassRequires representatives of educational programs to notify their leadership of all reports of sexual abuse who shall notify the department of children, youth and families and the school superintendent.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8366PassRequires health director/attorney general to conduct hospital conversion investigations with stenographic record of the proceedings.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7793EngrossRequires, by July 1, 2019, the establishment of renewable energy siting ordinances in all cities and towns which would meet the standards set by a working group within the office of energy resources.
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2018-06-22
House read and passed
RIH7506EngrossProvides that the traffic tribunal would have exclusive jurisdiction for second and subsequent violations of blood test refusals related to a suspected DUI.
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
RIH7652PassTransfers jurisdiction of the offenses in § 11-9-5 of the general laws ("cruelty to or neglect of child") from the Rhode Island Family Court to the Rhode Island Superior Court.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH7477EngrossRequires pet shops to only sell cats or dogs obtained from an animal shelter, dog pound or animal rescue.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7593EngrossAllows the family court, after a fact-finding hearing establishing paternity, to terminate the parental rights of a person convicted of sexual assault which resulted in the birth of a child.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8321IntroDirects the department of health to establish and inspection and evaluation program and establish rules and regulations regarding air quality in elementary and secondary schools.
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2018-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8098PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Blanken Realty Corporation
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2018-06-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8251IntroRequires police officers receive mental health training in compliance with commission certified standards for persons suffering from mental illness/substance use disorder/intellectual/developmental disabilities.
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2018-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8254IntroRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for prescription drugs and use step therapy protocols.
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2018-06-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8042EngrossRequires the Rhode Island ethics commission to post required financial statements of public officials online.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7954IntroRestores 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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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8152IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $100,000 To Year Up Providence (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) To Year Up Providence.)
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8191IntroAdds Rhode Island certified state constables to the definition of peace officer.
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2018-05-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8020IntroExpands the definition of eligible net metering resources by including "eligible biomass fuels" as defined in § 39-26-2(6).
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2018-05-15
Committee recommends passage
RIH7849IntroEstablishes a small business development fund to encourage formation of private capital investment by federally-licensed investment companies.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8175PassHouse Resolution Celebrating May 6th Through May 12th, 2018, As "national Correctional Officers And Employees Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-08
House read and passed
RIH7792IntroJoint Resolution Approving A Legislative Enactment Required By The Medicaid Reform Act Of 2008 (establishes The Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Requests And Renewals As Well As Any Initiatives And Proposals Requiring Amendments To The Medi...
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2018-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7938IntroMandates arming campus police at public higher educational institutions.
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2018-05-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7357IntroRequires the yearly state contribution to the pension system not be reduced until the fund ratio meets or exceeds eighty percent (80%).
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2018-04-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH8058IntroRequires 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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2018-04-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8024IntroIncreases the lawful age to purchase a rifle/shotgun to from 18 years of age to 21 years of age. Also requires a person complete a basic rifle/shotgun safety course before they can legally purchase a rifle/shotgun.
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7963IntroRevises the hospital conversions act and sets additional guidelines for the department of health to consider when considering conversions of either for profit or nonprofit hospitals or their affiliates which is defined within this act.
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2018-04-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7962IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Commission To Study The Impact On The State Of Rhode Island From The Acquisition Of Hospitals (creates A 14 Member Joint Commission To Study The Impact On The State Of Rhode Island From The Acquisition Of Hos...
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2018-04-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8004IntroIncreases the maximum weekly unemployment benefit rate to the higher of fifty-seven and one-half percent (57.5%) of the average weekly wages paid to workers in the prior calendar year or six hundred sixteen dollars ($616) per week.
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2018-04-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7703IntroRequires all school districts to designate an athletic trainer to be available for high school athletic practices and games.
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2018-04-03
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7752IntroProvides a mechanism for disqualification of parent(s) of a child who dies intestate upon petition to the probate court for denial or limitation of the right of the parent(s) to a share of the decedent's estate.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7751IntroRevokes beneficiary status of a spouse upon the divorce or annulment to the designor.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7726IntroExtends child support for children attending college and living with custodial parent; restricts the court's power to modify existing orders of child support regarding arrearages owed to custodial parent even if the parties agree to waive.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8021IntroAllows a public entity, educational institution, hospital, nonprofit, or multi-municipal collaborative to participate in net metering without having to own the land on which the net metering resource is situated.
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2018-03-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8015IntroPlaces limitations on the tax exempt real and personal property a nonprofit college, university or hospital may hold.
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2018-03-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7406IntroChanges the definition of a net-metering financing arrangement and changes the crediting of net-metered accounts.
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2018-03-28
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7686IntroProvides an exception to required school immunizations for pupils whose personal, philosophical, or religious beliefs are contrary to immunization and/or testing.
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2018-03-28
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7704IntroRequires informed consent for mandatory vaccines.
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2018-03-28
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7158EngrossAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.
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2018-03-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7116IntroProhibits an employer from inquiring about a prospective employee wage and salary history before an offer of employment with compensation has been extended.
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2018-03-22
To House Labor Committee
RIH7988IntroAwards all state retirement members a 3% annual COLA applied to first $50,000 of retirement allowance on or after 1/1/18, provided prior year investment return yields gain of 10% or more until pension system funding ratio exceeds 80%.
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2018-03-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH7534IntroRevises the definition of a felony, misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor, and requires a correctional impact statement for all legislation affecting corrections.
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2018-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7827IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island global warming solutions act to reduce carbon emissions across various sectors of the local economy.
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2018-03-15
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7169IntroGrants unpaid pregnancy leave to part-time workers, would clarify their access to unpaid sick leave during their pregnancy, and provides additional protections for pregnant workers who work in the medical field.
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2018-03-08
To House Labor Committee
RIH7603IntroRequires the insurance commissioner to issue regulations prohibiting the use of credit histories, credit scores, occupation or educational level in setting auto insurance rates.
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2018-03-06
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7833IntroApplies the uniform hotel tax distribution formula for entities within the Providence regional tourism district to any and all hotels physically connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2018-02-28
To House Finance Committee
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