Rhode Island Representative David Coughlin [D]

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RIH8221PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $5,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public buildi...
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2018-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8222PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the improvement and replacement of road safety improvements.
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2018-07-05
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RIH8227PassAuthorizes Pawtucket to issue not more than $4,500,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences renovation, construction, reconstruction and equipping of public recreation facilities of indebtedness to finance and all costs related thereto...
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8226PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $7,000,000 bonds for streets and sidewalks.
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2018-07-05
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RIH8224PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $5,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the repaving of streets and all costs related thereto.
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2018-07-05
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RIH8225PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, reconstruction and repair of bridges and all costs incidental or related thereto.
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2018-07-05
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RIH8223PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,500,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the planning, evaluation, design, construction and reconstruction of the sewer and sanitation system.
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2018-07-05
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RIH8228PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $220,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness.
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2018-07-05
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RIH7290Pass- Redevelopment Agencies And Projects
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7502PassRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7728PassAmends the time within which mail ballots must be returned to the state board of elections and the time to commence the counting of mail ballots on election day, from nine o'clock (9:00) p.m. to eight o'clock (8:00) p.m.
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2018-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7261PassAmends the hours of operation for Class A liquor license holders in Central Falls.
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2018-06-22
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7171IntroPermits the trapping and release of unowned feral cats for the purpose of spaying or neutering.
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2018-06-20
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
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
RIH7291IntroPermits redevelopment agencies to finance the construction of projects for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, institutional, public, or other purposes contemplated by a redevelopment plan.
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2018-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8242IntroEstablishes a formula to create a transitional alternative payment method incentive to be used in calculating reimbursement rates that must be paid by health insurance carriers to eligible Rhode Island hospitals.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH8245IntroCreates the "Hospital Closure Transition Act which would facilitate the acquisition of a closed hospital's assets by an existing hospital by exempting the acquisition from the hospital conversions and health care facilities licensing acts.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH8294IntroEstablishes a nineteen (19) member permanent joint oversight commission to study and evaluate property tax related issues.
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2018-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7183IntroRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7474EngrossPermits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7013IntroEstablishes rules and procedures for licensing emergency shelters, including setting minimum standards and prohibits the charging of fees to the residents.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH8136IntroProvides for a two year certificate of inspection for any non-commercial vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than eleven thousand eight hundred pounds (11,800 lbs.).
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2018-05-08
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7099IntroCreates a sales tax holiday for the days of August 11, 2018 and August 12, 2018 and no sales taxes would be collected on non-business sales of tangible personal property with certain exceptions.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7015IntroEnables the Rhode Island public transit authority (RIPTA) to work with the Massachusetts Bay transit authority (MBTA) to allow commuter rail passes to be used as dual passes for both RIPTA and MBTA.
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2018-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7500IntroRequires a landlord to maintain a general liability insurance policy of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) and to introduce the policy in any trespass and ejection action.
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2018-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7220IntroCreates the joint committee of the repealer in the general assembly.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7536IntroEliminates the designation of "curfew streets" by police chiefs or police commissioners.
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2018-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8096PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Eleanor Slater Hospital/zambarano Unit On The Recognition Of Zambarano Day On April 12, 2018
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2018-04-12
House read and passed
RIH7519PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Tremont Associates Ii, Inc.
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2018-04-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7695IntroEstablishes a comprehensive plan to diagnose, treat and support mothers who suffer from maternal mental health disorders.
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2018-04-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7178EngrossRepeals the section of the law prohibiting the testing of the speed of a horse on a public highway.
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2018-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7003IntroRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction and information on responsible conduct during a traffic stop and rights provided to driver pursuant to chapter 21.2 of title 31.
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2018-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7177IntroRepeals § 11-12-4 of the general laws that prohibits a person from being a second at a duel that results in the infliction of a mortal wound.
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2018-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7468IntroRepeals the requirement that a body attachment be issued only upon a written ex parte motion made to a justice of the superior or district court, made by the party named in the action.
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2018-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7538IntroRepeals the criminal offense for keeping an unpermitted location where certain business is conducted when the location is within one mile of a religious society meeting.
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2018-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7677IntroCreates stringent requirements on electric distribution companies to respond to an application for a renewable distributed generation interconnection.
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2018-03-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7501IntroCreates an in-person early voting process and amends the mail ballot requirements.
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2018-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7424IntroRepeals the section of general law that require phone books containing a "Warning" that refusal to relinquish, or damage a phone in certain circumstances a crime.
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2018-03-06
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7263IntroAllows the superior court or the family court in reviewing sex offender level determination by the sex offender board of review, to raise or lower the offender's community notification level.
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2018-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7303IntroProvides that only those juveniles over the age of fourteen (14) be required to register as sex offenders and that the offense be comparable or more severe than those defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2241.
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2018-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7459IntroProvides that if a court determines that an open meeting complaint was frivolous, unreasonable or groundless, and filed with the intent to harass, the court may require the person filing the complaint to pay the defendant reasonable attorneys' fees.
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2018-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7222IntroProhibit surveillance on any public roadway in the state unless specifically authorized by statute or court order and would also provide for the confidentiality of information collected or stored.
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2018-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7450IntroRequires an applicant for any license or registration issued by the contractors’ registration and licensing board to undergo a national criminal records check, including fingerprints.
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2018-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7391IntroMakes refusal to submit to a chemical test admissible at trial and inserts implied consent notification for refusal to submit to chemical test for persons under eighteen (18) years of age.
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2018-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7152IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Early Childhood Innovation Act and funds to support programs designed to narrow the education achievement gap for at-risk children who are entering kindergarten.
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2018-01-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7032IntroPermits the family court to award custody of household pets to the plaintiff in a domestic abuse complaint.
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2018-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7007IntroProvides for professional development opportunities relating to reading disabilities and would require two (2) hours of professional development instruction pertaining to reading disabilities for certain general education teachers and specialists.
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2018-01-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7005IntroDirects council on elementary and secondary education to recommend to the commissioner of education a curriculum that allows students successful careers in computer science.
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2018-01-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7006IntroTransportation services are to be provided to students residing two (2) or more miles from school.
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2018-01-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7023IntroProvides that any rate increase with respect to electric distribution companies would be no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index or five and one-half percent (5.5%), whichever is greater.
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2018-01-23
To House Corporations Committee
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