Rhode Island Representative Hagan McEntee [D]

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RIH5206PassUpon defendant's violation of terms of bail, the amount forfeited by court is limited to10% of surety deposited.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5520PassDecriminalizes second, third and subsequent violations of §31-27-2.1 in cases of refusal to submit to a blood test in light of recent precedent but would also set forth new civil penalties for second, third and subsequent violations.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5826PassProvides that elderly persons may, absent an emergency, cancel any agreement for contractor services within three (3) days if the contract originated in an in-home solicitation by the contractor.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5065PassCreates a batterer's intervention program fund and also adopts evidence-based probation and parole supervision systems.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5064PassAllows creation of superior court diversion program for substance abusers or persons with mental health issues charged with certain criminal offenses.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5063PassAmends provisions of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5932PassProhibits employers from making deductions from an employee's wages except for those deductions authorized or required by law, or as expressly authorized in writing by the employee.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
RIH6382PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Raymond U. Esposito
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
RIH5444PassIncreases the guardianship ad litem maximum fee from $400 to $800 in guardian/limited guardianship proceedings.
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2017-07-21
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6330PassExempts from taxation the real and personal property located at 321 Main Street, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, belonging to the Contemporary Theatre Company, a qualified tax exempt corporation under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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2017-07-21
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5300PassCreates the "Uniform Act on the Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking" which would establish penalties and remedies for human trafficking.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH5805PassCreates a division of marine fisheries within DEM to manage salt water fish and plant harvesting.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH5840PassAllows physician practices to maintain their license standards, even if a hospital system owns the practice.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH6296PassRequires the office of regulatory reform, in consultation with various state departments and plant-based and agriculture industry representatives, work to facilitate economic growth within plant-based industries and agriculture.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH5455PassDetermine reimbursement rates for medical records copies from health care providers including those that utilize an electronic health records system.
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2017-07-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5733PassRequires all CASA (court-appointed special advocate) volunteers to first pass DCYF clearance as well as a national criminal background check before qualifying for appointment by the court.
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2017-07-05
Signed by Governor
RIH6004PassAllows the bargaining agent for the correctional officers and the state authority to extend, by agreement in writing, the thirty (30) day period to reach an agreement on a contract, before submitting unresolved issues to arbitration.
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2017-07-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5452PassAllows for compensation for a minor who witnesses a homicide or incident of domestic violence from the crime victims compensation program.
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2017-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH5713PassProvides that those seeking review of a post-conviction relief final judgment must file their petition for writ of certiorari within sixty days from the date of final judgment.
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2017-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5990PassAdds the definition of "sexual exploitation" in the domestic abuse prevention law to include acts by any person who knowingly or willfully encourages, aids or coerces any child under the age of eighteen (18) years to engage in commercial sex acts.
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2017-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH5229IntroRequires persons who provide volunteer services with youth serving agencies to get a national criminal records check.
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2017-06-29
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
RIH5304EngrossProhibits the dissemination of any indecent image of another person without authorization for the purpose of harassing, intimidating, threatening another person.
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5715PassLimits the judiciary's publicly available list of delinquent persons to the 100 delinquent persons owing the largest amount of court imposed or court related fees, and other monetary obligations which have been unpaid for a period in excess of 90 day...
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2017-06-29
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5714PassMakes a technical correction to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.
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2017-06-29
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5855PassAdds the Rhode Island traffic tribunal to the list of courts afforded the ability to dismiss cases for lack of prosecution.
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2017-06-29
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6206PassRenames the College of Pharmacy building on Greenhouse Road at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, as "Paramaz Avedisian '54 Hall."
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2017-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH6251PassGrants the administrator of the division of motor vehicles the power to extend the expiration dates up to ninety (90) days of permits, licenses, registrations, certificates, placards, and other privileges, under limited circumstances.
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2017-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH5760EngrossPermits an antique motor car to be issued a courtesy plate.
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2017-06-28
House read and passed
RIH6104EngrossAuthorizes a city or town clerk/recorder of deeds, at the clerk's/recorder's option, to accept electronic documents for recording real property and land records and to index and store those documents.
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2017-06-28
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH5098PassExcludes preliminary drafts, notes, impressions, memoranda, working papers and work products involving research at state institutions of higher learning from the definition of a public record.
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2017-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH5692IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Towing Storage Act's Provisions Relative To Police Seizures Of Vehicles (creates A Seven Member Commission To Study The Towing Storage Act's Provisions Relative To Police Seizure...
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2017-06-27
House passed Sub A
RIH6059PassProvides that any applicant for employment or volunteer activity of a religious organization, undergo a national background check at the request of said religious organization, as a condition of employment.
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2017-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH6132EngrossAllows 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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2017-06-27
House read and passed
RIH5449IntroExpedites the foreclosure procedure on vacant property, and amends the provisions of the RIGL on tax sales in order to establish priorities of tax liens, clarify the effect of late recordings and simplify procedures in the event of a void sale.
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2017-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5884IntroAmends the process for a complaint pending before the board of medical licensure and discipline.
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2017-06-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH6262IntroRequires managed care organizations to consult with the EOHHS to develop incentives for nursing facilities that demonstrate lower direct care staff turnover.
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2017-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH5078IntroChanges the period of time required for occupancy for transient lodging accommodations from 30 days to 6 days.
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2017-06-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5803IntroAuthorizes the Quonset development corporation to borrow up to one million dollars ($1,000,000) for operational purposes, the debt would not be a debt of the state and would be secured only by the Quonset development corporation's assets.
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2017-06-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5711EngrossAuthorizes magistrates to preside over additional matters that are heard before the family court.
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2017-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5559IntroCaps the excise tax on vehicles aged fifteen (15) years and older at the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00).
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2017-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH6281PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Kristin Hayes-leite On Being Named The Rhode Island Teacher Of The Year
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2017-06-06
House read and passed
RIH6273PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Arthur N. Votolato
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2017-05-31
House read and passed
RIH6249PassHouse Resolution Celebrating August 15, 2017, As "korea Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2017-05-24
House read and passed
RIH5458IntroIncreases the income range and the maximum credit amount for the property tax relief extended to elderly and/or disabled persons.
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2017-05-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH5133PassRatifies and validates the amendment to the South Kingstown Home Rule Charter which was approved by the electors of the town of South Kingstown at the polls on November 8, 2016.
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2017-05-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6198IntroAllows employees, of an employer that sponsors disability insurance programs, to elect to exempt them from temporary disability insurance coverage.
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2017-05-11
To House Labor Committee
RIH6136IntroMakes refusal to submit to a chemical test admissible at trial and inserts implied consent notification for refusal to submit to chemical test for persons under eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5027IntroEnables the Rhode Island public transit authority (RIPTA) to work with the Massachusetts Bay transit authority (MBTA) to allow commuter rail passes to be used as dual passes for both RIPTA and MBTA.
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2017-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5462IntroMoves state employee public safety professionals from the state retirement system to the municipal retirement system, effective July 1, 2017. It sets their retirement contribution to 10% of their compensation.
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2017-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH5775IntroAuthorizes the appropriation and separate accounting of additional state funds to provide a dedicated state match required to receive annual federal funds.
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2017-05-03
To House Finance Committee
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