Rhode Island Representative Hagan McEntee [D]

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RIH7956PassProvides for more conspicuous signage at automated school-zone-speed-enforcement system locations and allows for a graduated penalty system with a warning for a first offense.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7011PassCreates an additional surcharge of $10.00 for subsequent registration renewals for holders of the Friends of Plum Beach Lighthouse license plate.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7062PassProvides for a voluntary deduction from any refund from the Rhode Island personal income tax for a contribution to the substance use and mental health leadership council of RI.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7182PassProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in their third trimester during transport to and from court proceedings by sheriffs and/or incarceration at the ACI with annual reports to the general assembly effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7230PassAllows the division of motor vehicles to issue a courtesy registration plate for a vehicle more than twenty-five (25) years old.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7377PassRelieves municipal police and firefighter bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the 90 days prior to the events that caused the grieva...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7367PassAllows school committees and the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ("RISTE") to enter into joint purchase agreements for the purchase of technology and IT infrastructure.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7449PassClarifies the right of a surviving spouse of a decedent regarding elective shares taken against the decedent's will relating to real and personal estate to the estates of decedents dying on and after July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7512PassAllows a minor to bring specified malpractice actions at any time up to reaching twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7540PassAmends the State False Claims Act to reflect amendments to the Federal False Claims Act.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7733PassProtects communications between language interpreters appointed under this chapter and limited-English-proficient persons.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7794PassEnsures compliance with the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7894PassEliminates the waiting period for the granting of a complaint/divorce/separation following the filing of the complaint would shorten the waiting period for the filing of a final judgment for divorce following the hearing at which the divorce is grant...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7986PassRequires persons entrusted with an animal's care to report cruelty thereto.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7795PassRequires office of Veteran Affairs to bear the cost of all tolls incurred by any motor vehicles that are part of a veteran's funeral procession, originating from Aquidneck Island and ending at the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, for burial or internment...
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH8215PassAllows waiver of prior claimed common law rights by corp./LLC officers/Enlarges advisory council from 16 to 17 members/Imposes certain limitations on payments to injured employees/Authorizes uninsured protection fund to promulgate rules and regulatio...
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7061IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Policies And Procedures Relating To Substance Abuse, Mental Health, And Related Services (substitutes Office Of Health Insurance Commissioner For Director Of Dbr As Overseer Of Healt...
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2018-06-23
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH8006IntroProvides that an LEP interpreter shall not be compelled to testify in any civil or criminal action wherein communication is privileged pursuant to statutory or common law.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8148IntroAmends towing storage act and clarifies towing and storage issues.
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2018-06-23
House passed Sub A
RIH8167IntroExempts existing residential dwelling units from the requirements of the fire safety code and accessibility standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7224EngrossIncreases the penalties for a first offense of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death to a minimum five (5) years in incarceration, a minimum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) and a minimum license revocation of five (5) years.
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
RIH7506EngrossProvides that the traffic tribunal would have exclusive jurisdiction for second and subsequent violations of blood test refusals related to a suspected DUI.
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
RIH7535IntroProvides that an open and obvious danger or defect is not a complete bar to recovery of damages in personal injury or property damage actions.
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2018-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8138PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Environmental Management To Continue Collaborating With The Pollinator Working Group Established To Make Findings And Recommendations With Regard To Maintaining, Protecting And E...
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
RIH7652PassTransfers jurisdiction of the offenses in § 11-9-5 of the general laws ("cruelty to or neglect of child") from the Rhode Island Family Court to the Rhode Island Superior Court.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH7593EngrossAllows the family court, after a fact-finding hearing establishing paternity, to terminate the parental rights of a person convicted of sexual assault which resulted in the birth of a child.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7912EngrossAllows for the appointment of more than one district court clerk/magistrate by the chief judge of the district court.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8054PassNames the welcome center at the University of Rhode Island "The Robert J. Higgins Welcome Center."
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
RIH7750PassAllows Patricia Lynn Elmer to join Casandra Munoz and Daniel Lawrence Feeney in marriage on or about August 17, 2018, within the town of Burrillville, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-07
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8147PassHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates For The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Towing Storage Act's Provisions Relative To Police Seizures Of Vehicles (extends The Reporting And Expiration Dates For The Commission T...
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2018-06-07
House read and passed
RIH8264IntroEnhances reporting for state agencies required for violations of the fair employment practices chapter and the equal opportunity and affirmative action chapter.
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2018-06-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH8275IntroRequires the DCYF and the department of education to identify or develop a program of age appropriate sexual abuse and sexual awareness education.
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2018-06-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH8280IntroProvides for the statute of limitations would be tolled during the period of investigation by the commission for human rights for a period of up to one year.
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2018-06-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH8281IntroCreates a reporting requirement for state agencies and departments for violations of the fair employment practices chapter and the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative chapter. The act would also remove legislative branch exclusion from "agency" definit...
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2018-06-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7889IntroClarifies the procedures for seeking a protective order from district or family court and the requirements of the surrender of any firearms. Repeals outdated family court form for complaints for protection from abuse.
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2018-06-06
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
RIH8296PassHouse Resolution Supporting The Rhode Island Department Of Health's "tick Free Rhode Island" Campaign
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2018-06-06
House read and passed
RIH8285PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Mark S. Spangler
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2018-06-05
House read and passed
RIH7939PassStreamlines the application and examination process as well as the educational and experience standards for applicants seeking registration as professional land surveyors.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7075PassMakes possession bump stocks, binary triggers or trigger cranks punishable by up to10 years in imprisonment and/or a $10,000 fine and penalizes modification of semi-automatic weapons to full automatic fire with a single pull or hold in the same way.
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2018-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIH7992EngrossEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8042EngrossRequires the Rhode Island ethics commission to post required financial statements of public officials online.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8179IntroAllows employee granted unpaid family/parental leave to substitute any accrued vacation/sick/ other appropriate leave for any part of the unpaid leave.
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2018-05-31
To House Labor Committee
RIH8100IntroProvides that the state would reimburse the school committees for the costs of providing student transportation services to public and private school pupils. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH8099IntroFreezes the amount of education aid for local school agencies that are scheduled to receive less aid under the funding formula for a period of three (3) years.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7595IntroEstablishes compliance/certification procedure for criminal pre-trial discovery/creates a 9 member task force to investigate/make recommendations, pre-trial discovery with report due 1/1/20 and dissolution on 1/1/22.
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2018-05-19
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7375PassHouse Resolution Amending The Membership And Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Assess And Make Recommendations On The Educational Needs Of Children With Dyslexia And/or Reading Disabilities (increas...
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH8206PassHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study Unlawful Sexual Harassment In The Workplace (extends The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study Unlawful Sexual Harassment In The Work...
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH7107IntroJoint Resolution Appropriating Sufficient Sums To Pay One-half The Costs Of Teachers In Obtaining An International Dyslexia Association ("ida") Aligned Graduate Certificate In Dyslexia Knowledge And Practice
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7517IntroReduces the rental period from thirty (30) days to six (6) days in regard to the exclusion from the definition of occupancy for any home, condominium or other residential dwelling rented.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7215IntroDefines "disabled," persons receiving veterans' affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government for purposes of property tax relief and be retroactive to January 1, 2017.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
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