Rhode Island Representative Dennis Canario [D]

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RIH7022IntroEnables 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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2020-03-12
Committee recommends passage
RIH8003IntroCreates the offense of criminal harassment to prosecute persons who willfully and maliciously engage in a pattern of conduct which seriously alarms another person.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8004IntroMakes it an unlawful practice to discriminate in the sale of a product or service based on a person's lawful employment or political affiliation/position.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7219IntroRequires health insurance coverage for annual pediatric mental health examinations when ordered by a physician.
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2020-03-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7384IntroExpands the definition of "employee" to add any individual employed in a food service establishment, which would include a caterer licensed by the department of health and division of taxation, and a food truck.
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2020-03-11
Committee recommends passage
RIH7591IntroAllows law enforcement officers to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for muffling sound of firearm while acting within scope of official duties while training as tactical teams and under supervision of police chief, colonel of state polic...
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7880IntroExtends injured-on-duty benefits to police officers and firefighters that suffer from a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder under certain conditions.
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2020-03-11
To House Labor Committee
RIH7957IntroIncludes the chief inspector and inspector as those exempt from carrying a firearm without a permit and defines them as peace officers.
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7990IntroExempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7157PassRaises the minimum wage to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) as of October 1, 2020.
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2020-03-10
Signed by Governor
RIH7322IntroMakes it a felony to isolate an elder or dependent adult and would expand the persons entitled to notice when a guardianship or conservatorship petition is filed in the probate court for dependents or elderly adults.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7350IntroRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7475IntroProvides 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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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7517IntroAdds the administrator of the supreme court as an individual authorized to perform marriages and would clarify that the current administrators of the superior court, family court, district court, or traffic tribunal are empowered to perform marriages...
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7543IntroMakes it a misdemeanor for persons to carry, possess, or wear masks or protective clothing or equipment designed to minimize the risk of injury from deadly weapons, for the purposes of hindering law enforcement crowd control actions.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7975IntroProvides that home and community based services for developmentally disabled persons would be person-centered and support services consistent with their plan of care.
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2020-03-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7488IntroAuthorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances restricting vaping in public places and areas near schools, day care and hospitals.
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2020-03-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7610IntroProhibits the importation, transportation, disbursement, distribution, sale, purchase, or possession of any species of non-native (exotic) invasive plants.
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2020-03-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7613EngrossAllows William Francis O'Brien to join Heidi Elizabeth Regan and Christopher Joseph Leo O'Brien in marriage on or about May 15, 2020, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2020-03-05
House read and passed
RIH7122EngrossProvides that the trapping and subsequent release of any unowned feral or free roaming cat for the purpose of spaying or neutering of the cat shall not be considered abandonment.
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2020-03-04
House read and passed
RIH7123IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use a topical sunscreen product.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7427IntroRequires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a training program to include workers' rights, workplace health and safety, and workers' compensation, established and funded by DLT.
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2020-03-04
To House Labor Committee
RIH7151IntroProhibits the use of display fireworks/aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and would make a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75.00 and court costs.
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2020-03-03
Committee recommends passage
RIH7433IntroEstablishes a speed limit for school buses being driven on a limited access highway to ten (10) miles per hour less than the posted speed limit.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7479IntroRemoves the $25.00 limit on tuition for a motorist to attend a driver education course, and would allow a judge or magistrate to delay the imposition of a suspension or revocation of a driver's license or registration for a period up to 30 days.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7476IntroImposes three hundred dollar substance abuse education assessment for any conviction of driving under the influence or refusal to submit to breathalyzer. Funds would be allocated to department of behavioral health and used for substance abuse program...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7542IntroMakes it a traffic offense for a motorist to fail to yield the right-of-way when leaving a public roadway to enter or cross a private road or driveway.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7331IntroAllows DEM to extend certain deadlines for required sewer construction in the replacement of cesspools, which deadlines would not extend beyond January 1, 2025.
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2020-02-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7348IntroCreates a voluntary mechanism for municipalities to use to dedicate a park, conservation or other land they own as public trust land in perpetuity to protect and preserve its future use.
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2020-02-27
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7408IntroAuthorizes tax assessors in the cities and towns to use the last statutory update or revaluation as the assessed valuation upon which to levy taxes regarding their real property.
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2020-02-27
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7520IntroIssues permanent registration and registration plates to vehicles owned by the Civil Air Patrol.
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2020-02-27
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7229IntroLimits copays, coinsurance or office deductible for services of a physical therapist to the amount authorized for the services of a primary care physician or osteopath.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7474IntroEliminates the provision a person who solicits a ride in a motor vehicle or backs up a motor vehicle on a freeway is guilty of a misdemeanor. Adds $100 fine for advertising a motor vehicle for sale on a state highway to the schedule of violations.
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2020-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7567IntroRaises the maximum check cashing fee from fifty cents ($.50) to six dollars ($6.00) per check, for persons cashing checks in instances where cashing checks is incidental to the retail sale of goods or services.
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2020-02-13
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7576IntroProhibits any health insurer, medical service corporation, hospital service corporation and health maintenance organization from making prescription drug formulary changes in a contract year.
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7131IntroProvides an exemption to the access to public records law for winners of lottery prizes.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7132IntroAllows school committees to add item(s) to their agendas for the purposes of discussion only without having to publish notice of the additional item(s).
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7270IntroRequires that adults eligible for services through the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals receive speech and communication support.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7295IntroPrecludes a parent's disability from serving as the sole basis for the state to institute an investigation of the disabled parent's family.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7351IntroAllows person who is public employee of any city or town or any organization representing a group persons to petition superior court pursuant to § 38-2-9, for determination that disclosing person’s residence poses a risk to person or their family.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7411IntroExempts municipalities from releasing information as to the residency of police officers regarding public records requests.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7525IntroEstablishes a program for the importation of wholesale prescription drugs from Canada to provide cost savings to Rhode Island consumers.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7529IntroRestricts the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems to individuals over the age of twenty-one (21) and regulates the way in which electronic nicotine delivery systems may be sold.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7530IntroExpands the rights of physician assistants with regard to their practice and prohibits non-compete clauses that exceed five years with regard to the purchase and sale of a practice.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7528IntroRequires pharmacists to notify their customers whether their cost sharing benefits exceed the actual retail price of the prescription sought, in the absence of prescription drug coverage.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7559IntroLimits beneficiary's out-of-pocket expenditures for prescription drugs to limits established for self-only and family coverage per year established in the Internal Revenue Code. Effective January 1, 2021.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7333IntroAllows 288 hours of trade school training to qualify for the journeyperson "B" electrical exam. Increases the period of indentured apprenticeship with the department of labor and training and a licensed electrician master to 4 years.
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2020-02-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7163IntroProhibits food service establishments from providing plastic straws, unless requested by the consumer. Notices and fined issued upon violation.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7164IntroProhibits a covered establishment from preparing, selling, processing or providing food or beverages in or on a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7473IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Rhode Island Department Of Health Require That All Private Insurance Companies In Rhode Island Cover Smoking Cessation Programs
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2020-02-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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