Rhode Island Senator Frank Lombardi [D]

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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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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0712IntroClarifies the rights and options of government employees who decide not to join their employer's exclusive bargaining unit.
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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
Scheduled for consideration (05/29/2019)
RIS0719IntroAdds elementary or secondary school mathematics, world languages or science educators to those individuals eligible for a fellowship.
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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0868IntroDirects council on elementary and secondary education to implement assessment and evaluation system. Also requires local education agencies (LEAs) to adopt the model assessment and evaluation system for use in their schools.
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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0914IntroAllows a veteran who qualifies to be buried at the Rhode Island veterans' memorial cemetery to designate a domestic partner to be buried with them.
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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0889IntroRequires retail establishments to accept cash in payment for goods and services excluding online purchases.
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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0909IntroProvides employer pays any excess damages for an injured minor/clarifies liability of employer for violation of continuation of health care benefits for injured employee caused by employer/repeals obsolete/inapplicable workers' compensation laws.
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2019-05-24
[Hearing: May 29]
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0074IntroEnacts a ten (10) year statute of limitations on any assessment of tax due and payable or commencement of any collection action for any tax due and payable by the tax administrator for certain taxes.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0027IntroRepeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0164IntroPenalizes a motorist for two (2) separate violations if they are driving an unregistered motor vehicle and without insurance or proof of insurance.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0499IntroMakes 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0474IntroAllows local boards of canvassers to combine voting districts in special elections for approval/rejection of questions or when no officials will be elected or in primary elections only with board of election approval.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0483IntroRequires the child advocate to review case records of fatalities or near fatalities when there is abuse or neglect present and the family had prior department contacts.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0590IntroRequires an owner or developer of a project valued at or above $5,000,000 or more to attest by sworn affidavit that the properties have no outstanding liens and to file a surety bond conditioned upon payment for labor and materials of the project.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0606IntroClassifies all vehicles used by the department of corrections in the performance official duties as authorized emergency vehicles.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0709IntroMakes sweeping changes to the motor vehicles laws by repealing the many sections that require the filing of security or bond with the DMV following a motor vehicle accident.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0917PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 150th Anniversary Of The Annual Memorial Day Parade In South Kingstown
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2019-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0885PassSenate Resolution Welcoming The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts Of America To The Rhode Island State House For Their 2018 "report To The State" Presentation
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2019-05-22
Senate read and passed
RIS0894IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $140,000 To Urban Ventures
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0908IntroEstablishes the commuter transportation benefit act. Employers with twenty (20) or more employees would provide a pre-tax transportation fringe benefit program or provide transportation to the employees.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0888IntroAllows small loan lenders to charge fees on loans up to $5,000 provided the fees are disclosed and agreed to in written instrument signed by borrower and licensee.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0890IntroRequires that only certified nurses-teachers may be employed as school nurses in elementary and secondary schools.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0062IntroRequires municipalities to exempt from taxation the real property of a surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty, who occupies the real property as their principal place of residence.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0830IntroLimited compassion centers to purchase marijuana for resale as medical marijuana.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0747PassRemoves the overtime exemption for firefighters unless they are paid at the rate of one and one-half (1 1/2) times their regular rate for all hours worked in excess of forty-two (42) hours.
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2019-05-17
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0748PassRemoves the overtime exemption for firefighters and rescue service personnel employed by the cities and towns.
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2019-05-17
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0878PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May As "better Hearing And Speech Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-16
Senate read and passed
RIS0373IntroPermits employees who are covered by employer sponsored disability insurance programs to elect to be exempt from the state temporary disability insurance program, provided the employer has submitted documentation to the director confirming such cover...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0726IntroComprehensively amends the state's apprenticeship laws to make them easier to understand and be more consistent with each other and applicable federal regulations.
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2019-05-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0687IntroAllows a contractor or builder to hire a qualified third-party inspector or state inspector to perform an inspection if a building official fails to perform an inspection within forty-eight (48) hours after notification, excluding weekends/holidays.
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2019-05-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0727IntroAllows the holder of a valid master mechanical trade license to perform repair or renovation work on certain large air conditioning equipment but must subcontract the work if it includes new construction.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0836IntroCreates a mechanism for employees to enforce their existing right to continuation of medical benefits, reinstatement of status and benefits after returning from being a temporary caregiver and relating to Sunday wage laws.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0838IntroProvides a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the New York Yankees for their twenty-six (26) World Championships and the New York Yankees Universe Fund for their financial support to conquer childhood cancer.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0835IntroProhibits an employer, employment agency, labor organization, or employee, to commit any act declared to be an unlawful employment practice; individuals would be held personally liable for such conduct.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0875PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 12 Through May 18, 2019, To Be "national Police Week" In The State Of Rhode Island, In Remembrance Of All Police And Law Enforcement Officers Who Have Lost Their Lives In The Line Of Duty
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2019-05-15
Senate read and passed
RIS0345IntroProhibits the inclusion of noncompete agreements in broadcast industry employment contracts that are entered into after January 1, 2020.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0870PassSenate Resolution Commemorating "world Lupus Day" In The State Of Rhode Island On May 10, 2019
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2019-05-09
Senate read and passed
RIS0645PassAllows 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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2019-05-08
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0862PassSenate Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Kathleen T. Manzi
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2019-05-08
Senate read and passed
RIS0332IntroRegulates snow removal contracts between service providers and service receivers, limit liability between them, and declare certain indemnity agreements void as against public policy.
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2019-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0774IntroIncludes in the practice of physical therapy ordering diagnostic images and studies provided they are performed and interpreted by other licensed health care professionals.
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2019-05-07
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0856PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May 7, 2019 To Be "alzheimer's Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-07
Senate read and passed
RIS0586EngrossEliminates division of planning from evaluation process of future state prop. leases. Eliminates requirement of notice to local planning board's planning program of hearings and zoning changes.
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2019-05-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0585EngrossRequires road and bridge contractors for the department of transportation to furnish a bond equal to at least 50% of the contract price on contracts in excess of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000).
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2019-05-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0691IntroExpands the definition of "family member" for purposes of zoning ordinances.
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2019-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0376EngrossContinues all provisions of firefighter's collective bargaining agreements until a successor agreement has been reached or an interest arbitration award has been rendered.
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2019-05-02
To House Labor Committee
RIS0372EngrossExtends provisions of an existing collective bargaining agreement for municipal police arbitration purposes until a successor agreement is reached or an interest arbitration award is rendered.
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2019-05-02
To House Labor Committee
RIS0852PassSenate Resolution Commemorating "holocaust Remembrance Day" On May 2, 2019, And Recognizing The 71st Anniversary Of Israel's Establishment
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2019-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS0854PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May 4, 2019, To Be "green Up Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-02
Senate read and passed
RIS0240IntroExempts unclassified employees covered by terms/provisions of collective bargaining from 2 grade increase limit per year at the maximum of the grade.
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2019-05-01
To Senate Labor Committee
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