Rhode Island Representative James Jackson [D]

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RIH8079IntroRequires an insurer to provide business interruption coverage due to the global pandemic COVID-19.
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2020-06-19
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8078IntroEstablishes rare disease mediation reinsurance program.
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2020-06-19
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8046IntroAuthorizes state aide to RICAP for training/equipment for use during times of natural disaster/emergency as needed by state EMA/governor.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH8033PassHouse Resolution Celebrating March 25, 2020, As The 199th Anniversary Of Greek Independence Day
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2020-06-17
House read and passed
RIH7958IntroDesignates March 25th as Medal of Honor Day.
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2020-03-12
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7397IntroRemoves the requirement to have a person trained in first aid in close proximity to operate a swimming pool without a lifeguard.
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2020-03-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7448IntroProvides that in the town of Cumberland, the maximum height allowed for a commercial or residential condominium complex would be no more than thirty-five feet (35').
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2020-03-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (03/12/2020)
RIH7797IntroDirects school districts experiencing high rates of student absenteeism to establish attendance review teams to address this absenteeism.
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2020-03-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7157PassRaises the minimum wage to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) as of October 1, 2020.
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2020-03-10
Signed by Governor
RIH7475IntroProvides that financial security is required for any motor vehicle registered or required to be registered in the state of Rhode Island.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7516IntroChanges the name of the drug court magistrate to the "Rhode Island superior court adult drug/recovery court magistrate and changes the name of the court to the "Rhode Island superior court adult drug/recovery court".
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7517IntroAdds the administrator of the supreme court as an individual authorized to perform marriages and would clarify that the current administrators of the superior court, family court, district court, or traffic tribunal are empowered to perform marriages...
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7979IntroExempts active members of the retirement system employed as state public safety professionals from the cost to purchase credit for military service and interest charges.
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2020-03-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7980IntroProvides a full tax exemption for any real property that is owned by or held in trust for the benefit of disabled veterans of the United States Armed Services if that property serves as the "disabled veteran's" primary residence.
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2020-03-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7217IntroGrants residential purchasers of solar energy systems protections and disclosures in the retail sale/lease documents.
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2020-03-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7488IntroAuthorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances restricting vaping in public places and areas near schools, day care and hospitals.
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2020-03-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7123IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use a topical sunscreen product.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7210EngrossProhibits any development of land contiguous to the State House unless approved by the general assembly.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7259IntroProvides for specific fines and sanctions to operators of motor vehicles who fail to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a vulnerable road user causing injury, serious injury, or death to the vulnerable road user.
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2020-03-03
Committee recommends passage
RIH7479IntroRemoves the $25.00 limit on tuition for a motorist to attend a driver education course, and would allow a judge or magistrate to delay the imposition of a suspension or revocation of a driver's license or registration for a period up to 30 days.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7476IntroImposes three hundred dollar substance abuse education assessment for any conviction of driving under the influence or refusal to submit to breathalyzer. Funds would be allocated to department of behavioral health and used for substance abuse program...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7551IntroAuthorizes the department of transportation to impose a weight restriction or close any state, local or privately-owned bridge, in the interest of public safety.
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2020-03-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7737IntroMakes it a misdemeanor to possess, transfer and/or produce child erotica for the specific purpose of sexual gratification or arousal, punishable by confinement in jail for not more than one year, or fine of not more ($1,000), or both.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7378IntroCreates a review process like the existing state service privatization process, which municipalities must follow whenever they seek to privatize the yearly furnishing of municipal services in excess of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000).
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2020-02-27
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7416IntroAmends the definition of "disabled", for the purposes of property tax relief, to include veterans who earn less than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) annually and who receive disability benefits.
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2020-02-27
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7520IntroIssues permanent registration and registration plates to vehicles owned by the Civil Air Patrol.
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2020-02-27
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7642IntroProvides immediate family members or two (2) guests of residents of the Rhode Island veterans' home access to the dining room for lunch and/or dinner at no charge to the resident, family members or guests.
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2020-02-27
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7645PassAllows the Honorable Camille F. Vella-Wilkinson to join Michele Ann Small and Scott David Small in marriage on or about March 1, 2020, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2020-02-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7111IntroProvides that every superintendent of schools creates an annual report on the progress and status of academic achievement of foster care youth.
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2020-02-26
Committee recommends passage
RIH7237IntroAmends the current law so that digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) screenings are available wherever mammograms are conducted and provides insurance coverage for such screenings.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7469IntroCreates the "Healthy Beverage Act" which requires that children's meals offered by restaurants include certain healthy beverage options if beverage is automatically included in the meal.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7786IntroRequires electric transmission and distribution companies to conduct periodic equipment inspections.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7739IntroPermits the use of e-pollbooks of this list of qualified voters at each polling place.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7799IntroIncreases the membership of the governor's council on behavioral health from thirty-one (31) to thirty-two (32) members by adding the president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island or a designee.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7736IntroCreates a definition for permanent records and would provide for their administration by the state archivist.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7735IntroRequires that inactive voters and mail ballot voters be indicated on the e-pollbooks.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7675IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) For The Benefit Of The Boys And Girls Clubs Of America, Rhode Island (this Resolution Authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Doll...
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7798IntroCreates a pilot program to provide scholarships to certified nursing assistants employed in certain high needs fields.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7791IntroRequires that all vehicle model years prior to 2001 would not be required to be issued a title certificate until ownership is transferred or the current owner creates a security interest in the vehicle.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7663IntroIncreases the levy on total construction costs that cities and towns may charge for building permits and directs that fifty percent (50%) each of the levy be transmitted monthly to the department of labor and training for workforce training.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7879IntroCreates the life appropriations act prohibiting public dollars from the state of Rhode Island to be awarded to any entity that performs convenience abortions.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7897IntroTightens up the definition of domicile for purposes of voting, especially with regard to prospective voters who own more than one residential property, by identifying specific relevant documentary evidence and information.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7898IntroRequires patient contact employees, personal care attendants and high-risk providers to undergo a national criminal records check and would disqualify those people if they have a criminal record for crimes of violence or other offenses listed.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7921IntroAdds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7648PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Craig Robert Valliere
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2020-02-25
House read and passed
RIH7410IntroCreates a special motor vehicle registration plate for recipients of the United States Bronze Star Medal.
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2020-02-13
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7588IntroExempts beer and malt beverage from sales tax.
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2020-02-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7573IntroRequires at least one oral and maxillofacial surgeon on the Rhode Island board of examiners in dentistry.
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7574IntroRequires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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