Rhode Island Representative Jacquelyn Baginski [D]

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RIH7485Intro
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TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Allows a modification for all taxable pension and/or annuity income includible in federal adjusted gross income for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2025.
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2024-04-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7324Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Removes the floor area ratio requirement from the zoning ordinances.
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7387Intro
25%
ELECTIONS -- DECEPTIVE AND FRAUDULENT SYNTHETIC MEDIA IN ELECTION COMMUNICATIONS - Prohibits synthetic media within ninety (90) days of an election.
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23]

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RIH7567Intro
25%
COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- DOMESTIC ASSAULT - Provides that effective July 1, 2025, any attorney who self-certifies that they have successfully completed a specialized domestic violence prosecution training course shall have the authorit...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7795Intro
25%
PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LABOR AND PAYMENT OF DEBTS BY CONTRACTORS - Prohibits contractors and subcontractors from paying employees the cash equivalent of any applicable healthcare benefit in lieu of actually purchasing the healthcare benefit. Vi...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 24]

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RIH7834Intro
25%
WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- PERSONAL WATERCRAFT SAFETY - Amends the penalty for violating the provisions of the personal watercraft safety act from a misdemeanor to a violation and reduce the fine from five hundred dollars ($500) to a fine of two hundre...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7970Intro
25%
DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DIVORCE AND SEPARATION - Creates a custody procedure for pets in divorce and separation proceedings based on the best interests of the animal. This act would not apply to assistance/service animals.
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 24]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8170Intro
25%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CONTRACTORS' REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BOARD - Requires all applicants who seek to register as a contractor to produce a legible copy of a valid government issued identification.
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7747Engross
50%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Allows victims of violent crime receiving awards under the state's crime victim compensation program to use up to $1,000 of their total award to make reasonable modification to their residence to...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7948Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Provides amendments to the requirements of the inclusionary zoning law for affordable housing development.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8180Intro
25%
TAXATION -- MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS - Clarifies that all costs of goods used and services performed in Rhode Island shall qualify as state-certified production costs.
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2024-04-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH8161Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION - Allows the executive office of health and human services to use appropriated funds to support graduate medical education programs and research.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7482Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To The Rhode Island Black Business Association (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 To The Rhode Island Black Business Association.)
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2024-04-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7769Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To The Ri African Diaspora Community (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 To The Ri African Diaspora Community.)
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2024-04-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7885Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS - Requires the department of health, in conjunction with the department of education, to conduct a cost-benefit analysis before a mandate relating to the health and safety of children in schools would be issue...
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2024-04-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8009Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- ORGAN-DONATION LEAVE ACT - Provides for paid leave for a state employee who donates an organ. The duration of the leave is dependent on the type of donation and notice should be provided to the employer at least thirt...
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2024-04-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH8049Intro
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This act serves as the enabling act required by § 16-7-44 of the general laws in order for the principal and interest on bonds issued in support of school housing projects to be eligible for state housing aid reimbursement.
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2024-04-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8050Intro
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Authorizes Providence to issue not more than $400,000,000 general obligation bonds & notes to finance the construction, related demolition, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, landscaping, furnishing and equipping of schools throughout the c...
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2024-04-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8107Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- MERIT SYSTEM - Creates separate and distinct employment positions and salaries under the unclassified pay plan for the board of elections employees.
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2024-04-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7297Engross
50%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- OPTICIANS -- QUALIFICATIONS - Establishes a second avenue of qualification as an optician, to include successfully completing an apprenticeship program.
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2024-04-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7236Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT - Includes animal cruelty offenses to the domestic violence crimes committed by a family or household members against another.
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7522PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The United States Congress To Extend Funding For The Affordable Connectivity Program
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2024-04-04
House read and passed
RIH7835Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- RAILROAD, STEAMBOAT, AND BRIDGE POLICE - Provides any police report involving a railroad fatality and all communications between railroad employees not be made public. Additionally, it makes a violation of this section a misdeme...
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7974Intro
25%
INSURANCE -- UNFAIR CLAIMS SETTLEMENT PRACTICES ACT - Provides insured individuals with a private cause of action under the unfair claims settlement practices act.
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2024-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7274Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- TEACHERS' RETIREMENT - Amends sections of law relating to retirement of various public employees and the calculation of their final average salary and service accruals.
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2024-04-03
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7278PassAuthorizes the City of Cranston to issue not to exceed $40,000,000 general obligation bonds.
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2024-04-03
Signed by Governor
RIH7424Engross
50%
COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- FILING OF ASSUMED NAME - Changes the term "assumed name" to "trade name" and centralizes the filing, administration and regulation process of trade names to the secretary of state and requires an ann...
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2024-04-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7240Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- OPTIONAL RETIREMENT FOR MEMBERS OF POLICE FORCE AND FIREFIGHTERS - Authorizes an annual two and one-half percent (2.5%) escalation for all active and retired police and firefighter's retirement pension allowance, compounded each y...
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2024-04-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7464Intro
25%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Extends injured-on-duty (IOD) benefits to police officers and firefighters that suffer from diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorders, except under certain conditi...
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2024-04-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7367Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- STATE PURCHASES - Prohibits state agency contract for licensing of software applications designed for generally available desktop/server hardware cannot limit agency choice to install/run software o its hardware.
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2024-03-28
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH7786Intro
25%
COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- AUTOMATED DECISION TOOLS - Requires companies that develop or deploy high-risk AI systems to conduct impact assessments and adopt risk management programs, would apply to both developers and deployer...
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2024-03-28
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH8110PassHouse Resolution Celebrating And Supporting The 5th Anniversary Of 401gives, Rhode Island's Statewide Day Of Giving On April 1, 2024
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2024-03-28
House read and passed
RIH8059Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- RHODE ISLAND NONCOMPETITION AGREEMENT ACT - Prohibits noncompete agreements except for noncompete agreements between a seller and buyer of a business; creates civil action for an employer for the violation of an agreement...
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2024-03-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH8058Intro
25%
PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Prohibits use of algorithm or artificial intelligence to set residential rental amounts and prohibits landlord price fixing of residential rents. Violations constitute a deceptive trade practice and v...
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2024-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7476Intro
25%
ELECTIONS -- STATEWIDE REFERENDA ELECTIONS - Amends certain election statutes to require ballot questions be written in plain language reasonably calculated to be understood by persons with an eighth-grade reading level.
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2024-03-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7820Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES - Provides that licensed health care facilities be prohibited from using a patients photograph for any office use.
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2024-03-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7938Intro
25%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- ATHLETIC TRAINERS - Requires athletic trainers to be trained in the use of epi-pens on and after January 1, 2025.
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2024-03-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7454Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- TRADE IN ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS ACT - Prohibits the sale of new fur products and provides graduated civil penalties for violations of the act.
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2024-03-21
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7871Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS - Requires all school districts to have an athletic trainer at each high school within the district.
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2024-03-20
To House Education Committee
RIH7872Intro
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EDUCATION -- SCHOOL AND YOUTH PROGRAMS CONCUSSION ACT - Requires all school districts to designate an athletic trainer to be available for high school athletic practices and games.
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2024-03-20
To House Education Committee
RIH7870Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- SCHOOL PROGRAMS CONCUSSION ACT - Updates repealed chapter by requiring school district to develop concussion guidelines; students/parents brochure; removal/return procedures after student removal/return to practice/competition; mandatory...
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2024-03-20
To House Education Committee
RIH7879Intro
25%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- DEFENDING AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS ACT - Prohibits any health insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other third-party payor from discriminating against any 340B entity participating in a drug discount program.
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2024-03-19
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7719Intro
25%
INSURANCE -- LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES AND RESERVES - Replaces the term "the drug naloxone" with the term "opioid antagonist" in chapters regulating life insurance policies and group life insurance policies.
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2024-03-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7409Intro
25%
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Provides that any benefit that a beneficiary is entitled to shall be exempt from lien, attachment or garnishment and would not be transferable or assignable and provid...
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2024-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7368Intro
25%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- NOISE LIMITS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES - Enables municipalities to install and use automated systems to detect noise limit violations in order to enhance enforcement abilities and reduce noise violations state-wide.
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2024-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7821Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND OLMSTEAD PLAN COMMISSION ACT - Creates an Olmstead Plan for people vulnerable to unnecessary institutionalization to update a continuum of care to receive services and supports in the least restrictive env...
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2024-03-12
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7886Intro
25%
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- CRUELTY TO ANIMALS - Bans the sale of cosmetics developed/manufactured using animal testing. A violation would be a $1,000 fine for each offense.
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2024-03-12
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8051PassHouse Resolution Celebrating March Of 2024, As "national Social Work Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-03-12
House read and passed
RIH7382Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Provide the maximum number of unrelated persons living together that could be constitute an individual household would not be less than one person per bedroom.
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2024-03-07
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7379Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Permits municipalities to enact ordinances that provides them the authority to organize local tax amnesty events once every three (3) years.
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2024-03-07
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
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