Rhode Island Senator Donna Nesselbush [D]

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RIS2367IntroMandates rules and regulations of department of health for newborn test to include disorders and conditions in federal recommended uniform screening.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2124IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2020-03-11
Placed on Senate Calendar
RIS2143IntroGradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2168IntroRemoves the ten (10) year period for secretary of state to withdraw a certificate of revocation.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
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
RIS2332EngrossAmends 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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2020-03-06
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2049IntroIncreases the state earned-income credit as of January 1, 2021, to eighteen percent (18%) of the federal earned-income credit, not to exceed the amount of state income tax.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2263IntroCreates new standards for determining whether a state work license applicant's past criminal contacts/convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government-issued license.
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2020-03-05
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2668IntroAmends several sections of the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991 with the intent of preserving neighborhood character and promoting smart growth.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2762PassSenate Resolution Recognizing March 8, 2020, As "international Women’s Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2759IntroDepartment Of Administration
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2020-03-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2233IntroDirects the EOHHS to adopt/implement a methodology/determining a Medicaid fee for services/reimbursement rate non-emergency medical transportation service providers that is at least comparable to the rates paid for similar services in neighboring sta...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2385IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of Medicare-for-all Single Payer Program In Rhode Island (creates An 11 Member Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of Medicare-for-all Si...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2383IntroSenate 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
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2389IntroEstablishes single-payer universal health care for Rhode Island residents.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2557IntroMakes any single-user toilet facility in a public building or place of public accommodation available for use by persons of any gender.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2719PassSenate Resolution Reaffirming The Friendship Between Rhode Island And Taiwan, Supporting The Enhancement Of Bilateral Trade Relations And Expressing Support For Taiwan In The International Community
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2260IntroPermits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2232IntroChanges the title of chapter 37.2 of title 5 and throughout, replacing "Oriental medicine" with "Chinese medicine" and allows certified individuals to practice acupuncture and Chinese medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic methods.
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2020-02-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2271IntroProvides that fifty dollars ($50.00) of the filing fee paid to the HUD-approved agency for the mediation conference involving the mortgagee and mortgagor, shall be paid to the Rhode Island Legal Services.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2678IntroProvides for minimum qualifications for court constable to include education, military, or law enforcement experience and drug and psychological screening.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2689IntroMakes 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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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2684IntroProvides for a reduced penalty for the offense of larceny, and a tiered penalty system for the offense of shoplifting.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2704IntroRequires hoisting engineer applicants to possess a certificate of registration as an apprentice hoisting engineer.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2699IntroExpands the availability of public funds to candidates for the general assembly while also increasing the maximum amount of funds available for general office candidates.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2686IntroRequires municipalities/state departments/agencies to submit annual report relating to enforcement of disability parking program.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2669IntroTransfers all responsibility for oversize/overweight permitting to the department of transportation and amends and increases fines for all oversize and overweight infractions.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2671IntroRequires any public utility or its contractor to reimburse an excavator for lost time expense incurred, including manpower and equipment from the utility's incorrect marking of underground utilities.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2685IntroAllows state police to maintain registry of firearms sold, requires firearms dealer, person or other entity, to submit monthly reports to superintendent of state police, including manufacturer, importer, model, serial number, type of firearm and cali...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2683IntroAuthorizes the probate court to deny a parent of a child who dies intestate from inheriting a share of the decedent's estate if that parent did not contribute to the child's support.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2664IntroAuthorizes the department of transportation to impose a weight restriction or close any state, local or privately-owned bridge, in the interest of public safety.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2266EngrossRaises juror's fees for each day's attendance on the superior court from $15.00 per day to $25.00 per day commencing July 1, 2020, and increases to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2021 and thereafter.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2267EngrossAllows jurors to donate their juror fees to the state into the general fund.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2298IntroSets a goal for the habilitation facilities to participate in state procurements and construction projects of less than three percent (3%) of the total value of all contracts available to businesses in each fiscal year by June 30, 2022.
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2020-02-26
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2495PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Talia Delmonico
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2020-02-26
Senate read and passed
RIS2031IntroRequires public utilities and electric distribution companies to provide prompt and adequate service to its rate payers relating to new service and service upgrades.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2268IntroRequires sexual assault collection kits utilized during investigation, be submitted to state crime lab for testing within 15 days. Laboratory must submit report to law enforcement within 15 days which shall provide copy of report to the victim.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2534IntroApplys a tax to moderate-income housing equal to eight percent (8%) of the property's previous year's gross scheduled rental income as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Handbook 4461.1, Chapter 4, Section 2.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2552IntroEstablishes procedures for the supreme/superior/district courts to establish non-monetary bail/pretrial release of detainees.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2507IntroRequires free lunches to be provided for all elementary and secondary students attending public schools, to the extent state and federal funds are available.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2536IntroDesignates schools, places of worship and courts as sensitive locations and require judicial warrant be obtained before enforcement of immigration laws. Prohibits local law enforcement enforcing federal immigration laws or providing personal informat...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2558IntroPlaces limits on the terms that can be included in an agreement that settles a claim of sexual harassment, retaliation for reporting sexual harassment and stalking.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2410IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State Of Rhode Island (sessions Of General Assembly)
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2020-02-13
To Senate Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight Committee
RIS2422IntroRequires that on all primaries, the candidate's names would be listed in an order chosen by lot under the direction of the secretary of state.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2416IntroRequires an applicant for a license to have a social security number for license. Creates an alternate ID for applicants without a social security number.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2387IntroAuthorizes the department of business regulation to determine the status of insurers for coordination of benefits purposes when there are two or more insurers.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2432IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Potential Benefits Of A Workers' Cooperative
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2020-02-13
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2386IntroExcludes chronic intractable pain from the definition of acute pain management. Prescribes new guidelines for treatment based upon 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2087IntroProhibits the inclusion of noncompete agreements in broadcast industry employment contracts that are entered into after January 1, 2021.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2134EngrossProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
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