Rhode Island Senator Gayle Goldin [D]

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RIS0060PassPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIS0256PassIncreases the maximum fine amount for those found guilty of unprofessional conduct by the board of medical licensure and discipline from $10,000 to $30,000 and would establish a new chapter of the general laws.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIS0193PassRequires that penalties or restitution payments for larceny of a campaign account or campaign expenditure reporting violations be deposited into the Rhode Island crime victim compensation program fund and not into the candidate's campaign account.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIS0234PassMandates DOH rules/regulations for newborn screening to include screening tests for all disorders/conditions with early detection/treatment medical benefit plus new disorders/conditions within 2 yrs. unless not practicable for new disorders.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0416PassProhibits obtaining/purchasing/transferring a firearm on behalf of another person if other person prohibited from possessing firearm with increase in penalties for those offenses and applications amended to state number of firearms purchased.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0495PassProvides patients opportunity to opt out of information disclosure under HIE.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0199PassModifies limitations on quantities of malt beverages and distilled spirits that can be sold at retail by certain licensed breweries and distilleries for off-premises consumption.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIS0840PassCreates the Holocaust and genocide education commission.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIS0250PassReduces age from 25 to 18.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0062PassRequires health insurers to accommodate the request for communication in the form and format requested by the insured.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0934PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Tricycle, Llc
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2021-07-07
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0004PassAmends the provisions of the telemedicine coverage act and provide coverage for telemedicine under Rhode Island Medicaid.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0270PassComprehensively addresses wage discrimination, based on sex by expanding employee protections and the scope of the remedies available to employees who have experienced wage discrimination.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0170PassLimits health insurance carriers that provide coverage for prescription insulin drugs used to treat diabetes to forty dollars ($40) for a copayment for a thirty (30) day supply of medically necessary insulin.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS0412PassRequires the department of children, youth and families to report all suspected cases of child sexual abuse to the children's advocacy center.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS0563PassAmends the definition of sexual orientation. Allows cases in superior court. Allows mediation prior to superior court case. Prohibits court order unless attorney fee waiver is signed. Repeals exemptions to sexual discrimination.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS1005PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Sympathy Of The Passing Of Patricia Ann Diprete
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2021-07-01
Senate read and passed
RIS0360Engross

Sine Die
Repeals the sunset provision which ends historic preservation tax credits by June 30, 2021 or upon the exhaustion of the maximum aggregate credits, whichever comes first.
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2021-06-30
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0371Engross

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Creates a five (5) year pilot program entitled, pay for success, an intervention program that would assist homeless individuals with the goal towards improving financial and social outcomes.
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2021-06-29
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0895PassAuthorizes the East Providence City Council to issue a Class B liquor license for a retail establishment, located at 332 Bullock Point Avenue.
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2021-06-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0429Intro

Sine Die
Requires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.
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2021-06-24
To House Labor Committee
RIS0338Engross

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Provides that any person who has a retail sales permit would not be required to pay a separate registration fee to make sales at flea markets; provided, however, the person would remain responsible to pay all taxes due as a result of sales at a flea ...
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2021-06-24
To House Finance Committee
RIS0643Engross

Sine Die
Requires insurance providers to seek recoupment or set off of insurance payments made to health care providers within twelve (12) months and require health care providers to seek reimbursement for underpayment within twelve (12) months.
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2021-06-24
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0872Engross

Sine Die
TEAM) COMMUNITY ACT (Establishes the Transportation Emission and Mobile (Team) Community Act intended to limit and reduce indirect carbon dioxide emissions throughout the state while promoting the purposes of the transportation climate initiative pro...
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2021-06-24
To House Finance Committee
RIS0874Engross

Sine Die
Requires all contractors and subcontractors who perform construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair or maintenance work, pursuant to public works contracts, to comply with industry standards for infrastructure corrosion prevention.
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2021-06-24
Senate read and passed
RIS0380PassRequires at least one oral and maxillofacial surgeon on the Rhode Island board of examiners in dentistry.
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIS0209Engross

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Updates Access to Advanced Placement Courses for All Students Act.
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2021-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIS0611Engross

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Increases the amount of parental or family leave available to an employee from thirteen (13) weeks to twenty-six (26) weeks in any two (2) calendar years.
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2021-06-10
To House Labor Committee
RIS0930Intro

Sine Die
Commencing in fiscal year 2022, that reconstitution and control of a school or district by the department of elementary and secondary education would not exceed 2 years except for a possible 6 month extension when substantial progress is achieved.
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2021-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0485Engross

Sine Die
Requires health insurance contract plans or policies to provide coverage for a backup battery for at-home medical devices.
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2021-06-02
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS0647Engross

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Requires the health insurance commissioner to adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create a required form to be used by a health insurer.
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2021-06-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0769Engross

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Requires coverage for residential/inpatient mental health services for detox/stabilization/substance abuse disorders without preauthorization or be subject to concurrent review during the first 28 days.
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2021-06-02
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS0873Intro

Sine Die
Effective December 31, 2020, terminates the requirement of utilizing green building standards for new public buildings construction projects.
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2021-06-02
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS0942PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating And Commemorating June Of 2021, As "pride Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-06-01
Senate read and passed
RIS0033Engross

Sine Die
Requires that the board of education incorporate additional questions into its annual assessment of schools and related surveys and provide annual reports to the house of representatives and the senate.
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2021-05-27
To House Education Committee
RIS0608Intro

Sine Die
Sets the daily pay for election supervisors at fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour.
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2021-05-24
Committee continued
RIS0001PassGradually increase the minimum wage from eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour, over 4 years.
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2021-05-20
Signed by Governor
RIS0772Intro

Sine Die
Establishes tablets for prisoners program.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0589Intro

Sine Die
Authorizes a licensed pharmacist, who successfully completes a course on tobacco cessation therapy, to prescribe and dispense tobacco cessation drug products to a qualified patient pursuant to rules adopted by the board of pharmacy.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0771Intro

Sine Die
Decriminalizes certain commercial sexual activity and repeals the authority to detain a defendant in the event they test positive for venereal disease.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0830Intro

Sine Die
Prohibits the board of medical licensure and discipline from requiring specialty board certification as a condition of licensure and prohibits the denial of reimbursement for refusal to participate in national board certification program.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0272Intro

Sine Die
Changes the definition of employee and employer for purposes of the fair employment practices act, while expanding personal liability for violations.
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2021-05-05
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0305Engross

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Requires the dept of behavioral healthcare/developmental disabilities/hospitals to coordinate with the DOH to propose revisions to chapter 1.10 and 10.1 of title 23, including updates and revisions of statutory language and evidence-based best practi...
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2021-05-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS0837Intro

Sine Die
Decreases an employee’s obligation for contribution from wages and require an employer to contribute one-half of the amount to an employee’s contribution.
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2021-05-05
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0853PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Vartan Gregorian, Nationally Acclaimed Historian And Philanthropist
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2021-05-04
Senate read and passed
RIS0168Intro

Sine Die
Requires every individual or group health insurance contract effective on or after January 1, 2022, to provide coverage to the insured and the insured's spouse and dependents for all FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and other products.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0436Intro

Sine Die
Increases taxable wage base for employee contributions to TDI/TCI fund/individual benefit rates for eligible individuals/maximum caregiver weeks/creates new credit for low wage tax payers not income eligible to receive benefits. Effective 1/1/22.
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2021-04-28
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0612Intro

Sine Die
Requires an employer to provide employees with additional paid sick leave time, in addition to paid sick and safe leave time, for COVID-19 purposes.
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2021-04-28
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0267Intro

Sine Die
Provides for abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeal the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2021-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0576Intro

Sine Die
Expands the Rite Track Program to provide health care coverage to children up to age nineteen (19) funded by federal funds, if available, or if not available, by state funds.
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2021-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
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