Rhode Island Representative David Morales [D]

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RIH7015Intro
25%
Provides that any rate increase with respect to electric distribution companies would be no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index or 5.5%, whichever is greater, unless there is approval of a higher rate by the general assembly.
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2022-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7018Intro
25%
Requires school committees to provide transportation for any student who resides two (2) or more miles from school.
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2022-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Education Committee
RIH7014Intro
25%
Prohibits the practice of patient brokering and provides penalties and enforcement.
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2022-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7086Intro
25%
Allows expungement of multiple felony convictions for non-violent felonies 20 years after sentence completed.
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2022-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7085Intro
25%
Establishes Rhode Island First Step program requiring DOC to assist offenders with reintegration into society, counseling, medical care, education, early sentence termination or pre-release confinement for elderly and terminally ill offenders.
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2022-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7084Intro
25%
Provides that payment orders issued by the court would not enter unless certain procedures required by the court regarding determining a defendant's ability to pay are considered.
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2022-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7031Intro
25%
Joint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State - Four Year Terms And Term Limits For Representatives And Senators (proposes An Amendment To The State Constitution, Article I...
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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7065Intro
25%
Creates 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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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7088Intro
25%
Permits the family court to award custody of household pets to the plaintiff in a domestic abuse complaint.
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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7142Intro
25%
Allows an inmate’s immediate family to be notified of and attend a parole hearing.
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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7146Intro
25%
Enables 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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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7139Intro
25%
Prohibits lobbyists from making any political contributions to any member of the general assembly from January 1 through July 1 in any year, unless the general assembly adjourns for the year prior to July 1.
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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7130Intro
25%
Requires that when a person causes an injury requiring medical assistance to a human by firearm, archery, or crossbow while hunting, the initial responding entity must immediately make a report to DEM.
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2022-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7120Intro
25%
Requires the department of education to develop and make available for school use a mental health curriculum. Schools would be required to provide four (4) hours of mental health instruction to seventh grade students.
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2022-01-20
To House Education Committee
RIH7119Intro
25%
Directs the council on elementary and secondary education to develop recommendations for a high school curriculum to prepare students for successful postsecondary education and careers in computer science.
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2022-01-20
To House Education Committee
RIH7117Intro
25%
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97--THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Requires district and independent charter schools to use a random selection process to select eligible public school students who would be invited to attend the charter school and all...
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2022-01-20
To House Education Committee
RIH7116Intro
25%
Directs the state board of pharmacy to annually identify up to fifteen prescription drugs with increased costs and provide the list to the attorney general to obtain reasons for the cost increases.
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2022-01-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7081Intro
25%
Requires that all cosmetics manufactured, sold, delivered, or held for offering to be sold contain a label that completely and accurately lists all of its component ingredient.
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2022-01-12
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7072Intro
25%
Caps the APR for payday loans at 28%. Requires 90 day maturity date. Prohibits fees/interest payments in excess of 60% of principal. Requires monthly payments of no more than 25% of original principal amount.
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2022-01-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7095Intro
25%
Extends the period for the moratorium imposed on the enforcement of any municipal ordinance or zoning regulation relating to any alterations or modifications made to an establishment in order to comply with emergency declarations until April 1, 2023.
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2022-01-12
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7038PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 218th Anniversary Of The Declaration Of Haitian Independence On January 1, 2022
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2022-01-11
House read and passed
RIH7037PassHouse Resolution Thanking The Dedicated Staff And Volunteers Who Have Worked At Rhode Island's Covid-19 Vaccine And Testing Clinics And Sites Across The State
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2022-01-11
House read and passed
RIH7024Intro
25%
Makes it a felony to price gauge prescriptions or pharmaceuticals in time of a shortage.
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2022-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7016Intro
25%
Allows businesses that had an insurance policy in place for business interruption as of March 9, 2020 or thereafter to recover from their insurance companies for a COVID-19 business impact.
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2022-01-10
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7027Intro
25%
Requires bidders on public school construction contracts of $5,000,000 or more to have an apprenticeships program compliant with chapter and truthful reporting of program data to DOLT effective July 1, 2022.
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2022-01-10
To House Labor Committee
RIH7025Intro
25%
House Resolution Condemning The Acts Of Violence On The First Anniversary Of The Insurrection Committed At The Seat Of Our Country's Democracy, And Expressing Deepest Condolences For All Of The Lives Lost
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2022-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7029Intro
25%
House Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2021 And 2022 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules By Providing Term Limits For House Leadership Positions.)
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2022-01-10
To House Rules Committee
RIH6664Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5772 -- Requires the health insurance commissioner to adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create a required form to be used by a health insurer.
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2022-01-06
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6638Intro
25%
Same as 21H-6093 -- Prohibits single-family residential zoning in municipalities with populations of over twenty-thousand (20,000) and mandate that those municipalities adopt zoning regulations for middle housing in single-family residential zones.
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2022-01-06
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6639Intro
25%
Same as 21H-6074 -- Creates the housing jobs department and a series of other initiatives designed to create jobs in housing construction, specifically affordable and low income housing, green and solar energy jobs and programs for low income individ...
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2022-01-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH6603Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5522 SUB A/2 -- Establishes a process for CCRI, RIC and URI to accept for college credit an advanced placement subject test score of three (3) ("qualified") or better in an advanced placement course.
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2022-01-06
To House Education Committee
RIH6646Intro
25%
House Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Pass Legislation Establishing An Improved "medicare For All" Single Payer Program That Would Provide Universal, Comprehensive And Affordable Health Care (same As 21h-6078--)
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2022-01-06
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH6668Intro
25%
Same as 21H-6042 -- Authorizes the secretary of state and board of elections to conduct an extensive cybersecurity assessment of our election systems and facilities and to establish a cybersecurity review board.
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2022-01-06
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
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