Rhode Island Representative Hagan McEntee [D]

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RIH7146IntroPromotes more diversity in the composition of the judicial nominating commission and would require that each list of qualified judicial candidates it submits to the governor for nomination include a person of color.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7145IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to actively solicit an attorneys of color who practice in Rhode Island but live in border states and to adopt regulations to promote that objective.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7147IntroRequires that the judicial nominating commission be composed of at least three (3) members of color.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7205IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to consider a nominee's unique background and overall competence in all areas of the practice of law rather than emphasizing trial and courtroom experience in selecting nominees for the judiciary.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7330IntroTerminates all parental rights of any person convicted of sexual assault which results in the birth of a child from that assault.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7360IntroAllows social gaming in private residences and in public taverns or private clubs as long as the gambling is incidental to a bona fide social relationship between the participants and no person other than the participants receive anything of value.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 25]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7396IntroProhibits cost sharing for persons forty-five (45) years or older for colorectal screening examinations, laboratory tests and colonoscopies covered by health insurance policies.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7413IntroAmends vehicle size/weight/load limit act by allowing Rhode Island nonprofit corporations to operate oversized vehicles on holidays and weekends in order to participate in parades and other civic, patriotic, historic and educational events and displa...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 25]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7415IntroMandates builders of new 1 and 2 family dwellings to provide written info to buyer about installation of automatic sprinkler system subject to civil penalties for violations/results of radon tests/certification of working smoke detector devices eff 1...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 25]
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7541IntroRepeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a uniform parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7308IntroProhibits captive hunting/possession, sale, breeding, importation of any mammal for purpose of captive hunting.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7453IntroAllows Kelley O’Neel to join Erin Elizabeth Webster and Max Thomas Shaller in marriage on or about October 3, 2020, within the Village of Saunderstown, Rhode Island.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7620IntroAmends definition of "state agency" for purposes of the chapter on "state purchases" to provide for an exemption for the URI board of trustees when making purchases funded by restricted, sponsored, or auxiliary monies, from the provisions of the chap...
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2020-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7611IntroCreates a refundable five cent ($0.05) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A one cent ($0.01) handling fee would be paid by distributors.
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2020-02-14
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7102IntroProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-02-13
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7578IntroRequires informed consent of the elderly for referral of investigations to be made by other state agencies by the long-term care ombudsperson (LTCO).
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7599IntroIncreases the age of children able to utilize a recorded forensic interview for cases of sexual abuse in grand jury testimony -- child assault from age fourteen (14) to age eighteen (18).
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2020-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7592IntroMakes minors who were sentenced as adults, eligible for parole after serving fifteen years of sentence. Applies to those serving life without parole and would apply to those prisoners whose offenses were committed after January 1, 1991.
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2020-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7137IntroRequires all foster parents to undergo sensitivity training regarding the culture of their foster child.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7135IntroExpands jurisdiction of family court related to custody or guardianship of immigrant children to include immigrant persons between 18 years and 21 years of age for purposes of abuse and neglect determinations in accordance with federal law.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7138IntroRequires DCYF/family court to initially consider placement of a child under their care with immediate family members/next of kin before placement in foster care.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7273IntroPermits clinical laboratories as defined in § 23-16.2-2 to conduct its own analysis of specimens for the detection of HIV/AIDS instead of sending the specimens to the department of health.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7539IntroMakes failure to pay employees wages amounting to $1,500 or more a felony punishable by fines or imprisonment or both.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7540IntroPlaces the jurisdiction of minors in the family court when it comes to matters involving protective orders of domestic assault.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7527IntroAmends the definition of the practice of pharmacy to include the authority to prescribe drugs and devices. The act also provides the conditions for which a pharmacist may prescribe an indicated drug or device.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7538IntroProvide that the state would reimburse the school committees for the costs of providing student transportation services to public and private school pupils.
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2020-02-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7548IntroPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7104IntroPermits persons with felony records to petition the court to have their court records, where there has been dismissal/no true bill/no information or if the person has otherwise been exonerated from the offense, sealed by the clerk of the court.
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7296IntroRequires returns of a marriage certificate to be filed within two (2) business days after the ceremony, and would validate the common practice of filing the return by mail.
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7328IntroAuthorizes the governor in his or her discretion to designate a justice of the peace in each town or city, as considered expedient, to solemnize marriages.
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7414IntroProhibits delivery service from using merchant's likeness/trademark or intellectual property on its website or delivery vehicles without written merchant consent. Requires delivery service to register to do business in Rhode Island.
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2020-02-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7309IntroExpands the health services council from twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) members and amends the hospital conversion act relative to disclosure.
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2020-02-10
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7510IntroAmends the definition of the "practice of pharmacy" to include the administration of adult medications pursuant to a valid prescription or physician-approved protocol and in accordance with regulations.
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2020-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7503IntroAdds prayer cards and other items customarily sold or provided by a funeral director to those funeral items which are already exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2020-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7504IntroIncreases the value of a small estate from fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000).
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2020-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7239IntroNames Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
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2020-02-06
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7306IntroCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7464IntroCreates within the district court a dedicated calendar offering treatment and sentencing alternatives to eligible defendants deemed to suffer from serious and persistent mental illness to be known as the "Mental Health Treatment Calendar".
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2020-02-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7489PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Administration, Staff, And Students Of Roger Williams University For Earning A 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification
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2020-02-06
House read and passed
RIH7084IntroRequires that the secretary of EOHHS, the secretary of commerce of the commerce corporation and the commissioners of elementary and secondary education and postsecondary education be appointed subject to the approval of the senate.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7094IntroRequires the executive branch or the department of corrections to report its findings and recommendations regarding the justice reinvestment policies or the department of corrections, to the legislature on or before April 1, of each year.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7112IntroRepeals requirement a person licensed as barber be a citizen of United States and be of good moral character. Also repeals requirement that a person so licensed pay a license fee for the business.
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2020-02-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7139IntroEstablishes an equal opportunity unit within the division of state police to adopt an equal opportunity plan to increase the ranks of minorities and women among members of the state police.
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2020-02-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7262IntroEnables a married couple to have both their names listed as co-owners with right of survivorship on a certificate of title issued by the division of motor vehicles.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7299IntroProhibits a person convicted of unnecessary cruelty on an animal from owning an animals for 5 years, and a violator of this act is subject to a fine of $1,000.
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2020-02-05
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7447IntroProvides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2020-02-05
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7431IntroProhibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7221IntroAmends the registration and licensure requirements of roofing contractors.
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2020-02-04
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7204IntroRequires the department of children, youth and families (DCYF) and the family court to initially consider the placement of a child under their care with the child's immediate family members or next of kin before placement in foster care.
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2020-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7304IntroProvides that municipal insurance corporations be subject to laws regulating insurance companies and be regulated by the Rhode Island department of business regulation.
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2020-02-04
To House Corporations Committee
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