Rhode Island Senator Erin Lynch Prata [D]

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RIS0174IntroIncreases the hourly minimum wage effective January 2, 2020 to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour and effective January 1, 2021, to twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) per hour.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 27]
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0189IntroCreates "The Rhode Island Utility Fair Share Roadway Repair Act" which requires public utilities to properly repair and repave roadways affected by the actions of the utility.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 26]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0344IntroPermits the settlor of a trust to designate a trust director who shall be a person other than the trustee to direct actions relative to a trust and pursuant to any power of direction.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0342IntroRequires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0325IntroAllows the governor to designate any person to solemnize a marriage within the state of Rhode Island on a particular day and within a particular city or town.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0518IntroAllows license holders to restrict any person who has not reached his or her twenty first birthday from entering the licensed establishment after ten o'clock (10:00) pm.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 27]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0440IntroEstablishes audit requirements for pharmacy benefit managers, and would also establish annual reporting requirements for health insurers.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0494IntroProvides that a release by one claimant relative to claims relating to the Field Entertainment/Ringling Brothers Circus accident of 5/4/14 would not discharge other joint tortfeasors.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0480IntroProvides that the chief justice of the supreme court may declare a disaster emergency and orders necessary action to ensure efficient operation of the judicial system.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0463IntroAllows damages recovery for emotional stress, grief, loss of enjoyment of life resulting from wrongful death of a spouse, parent, child to all pending future claims.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0478IntroAssigns financial responsibility for late filings of campaign finance reports to the treasurer of political action committees or political party committees.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0482IntroPermits emergency mail ballots at any time prior to any election and would require that electors sign an electronic poll book containing a certificate of facts relating to the circumstances necessitating the emergency application.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0477IntroRequires the board of elections to report all votes received by declared write-in candidates.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0475IntroAdopts the uniform interstate depositions and discovery act, and amends the current law regarding depositions taken for use in a foreign jurisdiction by referencing the new act.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0604IntroAmends provisions of the election laws relative to self-funding campaign contributions, the paperwork to be filed upon dissolution of a campaign account and liabilities imposed upon political action committee treasurers for late filings.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0581IntroEstablishes audit requirements for pharmacy benefit managers and also establishes annual reporting requirements for health insurers.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0628IntroMandates that polls in all cities and towns except New Shoreham open at 7 am and provides time for receipt of ballots cast outside the US.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0631IntroAmends the current election laws to facilitate mail ballot voting and early in-person voting.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0644IntroAllows Bethany Laskowski to join Jonelle Lorena Schofield and Joshua Kerry Cliff in marriage on or about May 18, 2019, within the city of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0645IntroAllows Mark S. Mandell to join Sara Kemper and Zach Mandell in marriage on or about August 31, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 26]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0680IntroEstablishes the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program which uses medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 26]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0707IntroAllows damages recovery for emotional stress, grief, loss of enjoyment of life resulting from wrongful death of a spouse, parent, child to all pending future claims but apply to executed releases before passage date.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0706IntroPermits grand juries to issue reports to superior court as a public record and provide a process for review and acceptance by the superior court and allow the attorney general or any person or entity named in the report to challenge the court’s dec...
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0446IntroSets forth the application process for Medicaid coverage and the review procedures to be utilized in reviewing such applications.
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2019-03-21
Committee heard
RIS0442IntroAmends process and timing of filing a complete application for Medicaid benefits and provides coverage while application is pending.
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2019-03-21
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