Rhode Island Senator Frank Lombardo [D]

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RIS0119PassRequires the office of the attorney general to issue a report containing the total cases charged with a firearm in all Rhode Island courts and a list of cases charged with a firearm which have been disposed during the calendar year.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0442PassProvides that three (3)-wheeled motorcycles be included under the licensing requirements of the department of motor vehicles. Effective March 1, 2022.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIS0788PassPrevents third-party delivery service from using the likeness, registered trademark, or any intellectual property belonging to the merchant to falsely suggest sponsorship or endorsement by, or affiliation with the merchant without the merchant’s co...
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIS0994PassRequires the department of transportation, along with the division of motor vehicles and the office of energy resources, to develop, no later than January 1, 2022, a plan for statewide electric vehicle charging station infrastructure.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIS0357PassAmends the compliance standards for heating oil biobased products providing minimum standards for the percentage of biobased product that certain types of heating oil must contain.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0513PassAllows recovery of damages for the emotional distress, grief, and loss of enjoyment of life as a result of the wrongful death of a spouse, a parent or a son or daughter.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0502PassMakes it a misdemeanor to possess, transfer and/or produce child erotica for the specific purpose of sexual gratification or sexual arousal, punishable by confinement in jail for not more than one year, or fine of not more than$1,000, or both.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0058PassJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 In Restricted Receipt Funding In The Appropriation Of Funds For Fiscal Year 2022 To The Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals (imposes A Two Hundred Fifty Do...
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIS0006PassDepartment of health to promulgate rules and regulations for essential caregivers at nursing homes during a declared emergency.
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2021-07-08
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0297PassRelieves regulatory burden by authorizing submission of certified payroll using federal forms for all public works.
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2021-07-08
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0155PassProhibits a food service establishment from providing a consumer with a single-use plastic straw, unless the consumer requests such a straw.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0263PassRaises the legal age for individuals to be sold or delivered certain tobacco products, including electronic nicotine-delivery systems products from eighteen (18) years of age to twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0232PassIncludes in the practice of physical therapy the ordering of diagnostic imaging (x-ray imaging) to be performed by other health care professionals.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0484PassProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and would establish medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services. Effective 7/1/22.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0470PassCreates a forest conservation commission, to be coordinated with the department of environmental management, to seek new funding and identify incentives for landowners to maintain their land as forest.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0684PassPenalty of $10,000 for violating Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0016PassCreates pilot program to establish harm reduction centers where use of pre-obtained controlled substances may occur under supervision of health care professionals.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0273PassRepeals § 25-3-7 of the general laws which gives the director of the department of labor and training the authority to exempt certain classes of employees from receiving overtime pay for Sunday and holiday work.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0364PassEntitles dairy farms to the exemptions from taxation granted to farmland, forestland, or open space.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0688PassIncreases temporary caregiver benefits to six (6) weeks in a benefit year starting January 1, 2022 and would increase temporary caregiver benefits to eight (8) weeks in a benefit year beginning January 1, 2023.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0903PassProvides for minimum qualifications for court constable to include education, military, or law enforcement experience and drug and psychological screening.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0489PassEstablishes a process for the donation of unused medications for use by nonprofit, state and local facilities by owners of animals.
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2021-07-03
Signed by Governor
RIS0268PassAmends the registration and licensure requirements of roofing contractors.
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2021-07-01
Signed by Governor
RIS0088Engross

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Allows teachers in all grades to provide the opportunity for students to observe a brief moment of silence on every September 11.
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2021-06-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0505Intro

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Increases number of committee members in law enforcement officers’ bill of rights hearing to 5 and mandates hearings be commenced within 15 days /mandates officer charged with felony or imprisoned on misdemeanor have pay suspended while case is pen...
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2021-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0646Engross

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Requires coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, including, but not limited to, the use of intravenous immunoglobin therap...
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2021-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
RIS0158Engross

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Establishes Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant to eligible homeowners and renters to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards.
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2021-06-24
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0342Engross

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Requires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.
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2021-06-24
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIS0254Intro

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License required for advanced recycling facilities. No licensing within two (2) miles residential zone, school, place of worship or waterway or wetlands, except this prohibition shall not apply to grandfathered operations.
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2021-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0392PassAllows a condominium association to impose a fee of up to one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125) for preparation of a resale certificate.
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2021-06-18
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0904Intro

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Creates a 7 member oversight commission to approve all requests for proposals submitted for public-private partnership construction of transportation facilities.
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2021-06-16
Committee continued
RIS0398PassRepeals the provision of law granting minors the ability to obtain a marriage license, and would require a person to be of full legal age, at least eighteen (18) years of age to obtain a marriage license.
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2021-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0723Intro

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Provides that if an insured has one or more motor vehicles with uninsured motorist’s coverage, the insured is permitted to collect up to the aggregate amount of coverage for all vehicles covered by the insurance policies.
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2021-06-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0235Engross

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Authorizes a licensed physical therapist to perform physical therapy services to a student while in school without a prescription or referral, in accordance with the student's IEP or IFSP.
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2021-06-02
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS0283Engross

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Provides that school construction projects approved after July 1, 2021, that fail to utilize a project's architectural services and project educational design services would only be eligible to receive five (5) incentive points.
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2021-06-02
To House Education Committee
RIS0472Intro

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Increases maximum aggregate amount of community remote net-metering systems from 30 MW to 90 MW requires and reallocate 40 MW to low/moderate households on and after 1/2/22 on first come/first serve basis.
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2021-06-02
Meeting postponed (06/02/2021)
RIS0833Engross

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Transfers 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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2021-06-02
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIS0855PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Paint & Color, Inc.
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2021-05-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0213Engross

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Creates the Apprenticeship Pathways to Earning a Bachelor’s Degree Act, to enable an individual to earn a bachelor’s degree at public higher education institutions throughout the state by earning credits through apprenticeships.
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2021-05-27
To House Education Committee
RIS0921PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Thanking Carina Monge For Her Dedicated And Distinguished Service To The Providence Public School Department And The Rhode Island State Senate
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2021-05-25
Senate read and passed
RIS0923PassSenate Resolution Commemorating May Of 2021 As "mental Health Awareness Month" And May 20th Of 2021 As "mental Health Action Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-05-25
Senate read and passed
RIS0200Engross

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Creates a special motor vehicle registration plate for recipients of the United States Bronze Star Medal.
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2021-05-19
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIS0211Engross

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Establishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2021-05-19
To House Education Committee
RIS0356Intro

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Requires elementary/secondary schools to have at least 1 school employee trained to administer/assist with the self-administering of seizure rescue medication prescribed to treat seizure disorder systems and the use of prescribed electrical stimulati...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0640Intro

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Establishes the Rhode Island secure choice retirement savings program. Establishes a board which is a public corporation. Allows for creation of IRA-type retirement investments managed by the board.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0667Intro

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Defines any act of sexual penetration or contact perpetrated by an individual with a position of authority upon a person over the age of fourteen (14) and under the age of eighteen (18) as third degree sexual assault.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0302Engross

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Requires health insurers that issue prescription drug coverage to use step therapy protocols.
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2021-05-12
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS0892PassSenate Resolution Commemorating And Recognizing May 6, 2021, As "national Day Of Prayer" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-05-11
Senate read and passed
RIS0319Intro

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Authorizes a law enforcement or animal control officer to hold an animal confined in a motor vehicle up to seventy-two (72) hours pending a district court hearing.
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2021-05-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0500Intro

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Amends 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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2021-05-06
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
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