Rhode Island Senator Dominick Ruggerio [D]

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RIS2658IntroRequires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2923IntroAuthorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2154PassProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2572PassAmends the Hospital Conversion Act to add the transaction's compliance with the Rhode Island Antitrust Act to the list of criteria for review by the Attorney General.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2919PassProvides that a server-based gaming system would utilize a mechanism to detect the physical location of a player at the time the player is wagering.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2317IntroProhibits cost sharing for persons forty-five (45) years or older for colorectal screening examinations, laboratory tests and colonoscopies covered by health insurance policies.
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2020-07-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2519EngrossMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-16
To House Finance Committee
RIS2902IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (change The Name Of The State)
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2020-07-16
House passed as amended in concurrence
RIS2337IntroEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2332PassAmends the North Providence legislative town charter to gradually increase the mayor's compensation from ($75,000.00) to ($85,000.00) for FY 2020, to ($95,000.00) for FY 2021, to ($105,000.00) beginning on FY 2022 and each year thereafter.
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2894PassAllows Brett Peter Smiley to join Nicole Marie Derr and Brendan James Baker in marriage on or about July 19, 2020, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2004PassProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIS2867PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Task Force To Review And Provide Recommendations On Policies Pertaining To The Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers' Bill Of Rights (leobor) (creates A 13 Member Task Force To Study And Provide Recomm...
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2886PassSenate Resolution Expressing Support And Sincere Gratitude To Mr. Neil Steinberg, The Rhode Island Foundation, And All Members Of The Education And Health Planning Committees Who Collaborated To Create Long-term Visions Intended To Improve The Educat...
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2887PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Richard D. Fossa
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2889PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Joan F. Byrnes
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2892PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Thomas M. Crowley
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2885PassSenate Resolution Celebrating The Week Of May 6th Through May 12th As "national Nurses Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2891PassSenate Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Former Rhode Island State Senator And Parliamentarian The Honorable John M. Roney
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2890PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of Virginia Coates Chafee, Former First Lady Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2888PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Armando Emilio Batastini, Jr.
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2901PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Josephine D. Slater
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2897PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2020
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2846PassSenate Resolution Amending The Rules Of The Senate For Years 2019-2020
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2020-06-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2326PassAuthorizes the film office director to waive the primary locations within the state requirement for any feature film or television production spending a minimum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) in qualified expenditures.
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2020-03-17
Signed by Governor
RIS2770PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That President Donald J. Trump Declare A National Emergency For The Coronavirus Pandemic
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2020-03-12
Senate read and passed
RIS2828IntroIncreases penalties for animal cruelty.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2109IntroAllows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from thirty to sixty mega watts.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2769PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Paula Marie Morrone
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2020-03-11
Senate read and passed
RIS2767PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of March 9th Through 15th Of 2020 To Be "brain Injury Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-10
Senate read and passed
RIS2768PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Theodore A. Soly
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2020-03-10
Senate read and passed
RIS2324IntroAllows for modification of drug coverage pursuant to a health benefit plan as long as the modification occurs at the time of renewal, is effective among all health benefit plans which are at least substantially identical, and written notice is provid...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2323IntroRequires pharmacists to advise on lower cost generic drug alternatives.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2318IntroRequires pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers to provide wholesale acquisition cost/drug prices/rebates/fees/drug sales information to DOH/Insurance Commissioner yearly.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2765PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Thomas L. Ucci
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2080IntroEstablishes a statewide public safety computer aided dispatch records management system.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2728PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Penelope D. Quinn
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2020-03-04
Senate read and passed
RIS2224EngrossRequires hospitals to adopt protocols for the early detection and treatment of patients with sepsis.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2724PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming March 3, 2020, To Be "alzheimer's Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2139EngrossPrecludes 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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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2725PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Leo HÉroux
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2003IntroCreates 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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2020-02-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2616PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 176th Anniversary Of Dominican Republic Independence On February 27, 2020
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2020-02-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2617PassSenate Resolution Extending Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Marie Mello
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2020-02-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2656IntroDefines what constitutes a multi-use food and beverage storage container and provides for sanitary use of said containers.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2150EngrossIncludes the majority leader of the senate as a member of the joint committee on legislative services.
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2020-02-27
To House Finance Committee
RIS2640IntroCreates the Rhode Island Water Authority as a quasi-public corporation.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2613PassSenate Resolution Welcoming The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts Of America, To The Rhode Island House As They Present Their 2019 "report To The State"
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2020-02-26
Senate read and passed
RIS2614PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Lourdes J. Mossor
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2020-02-26
Senate read and passed
RIS2492PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of February As "black History Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-02-25
Senate read and passed
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