Rhode Island Representative Jason Knight [D]

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RIH5144IntroMakes minors who were sentenced as adults, eligible for parole after serving fifteen (15) years of a sentence and would not apply to those serving life without parole and would apply to those prisoners whose offenses were committed after 1/1/91.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5143IntroExpands the definition of the word "perpetrator defendant" for purposes of bringing a civil action based upon sexual abuse or exploitation of a child.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5139IntroRequires the department of children, youth and families to report all suspected cases of child sexual abuse to the children's advocacy center.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5132IntroAmends the compliance standards for heating oil biobased products providing minimum standards for the percentage of biobased product that certain types of heating oil must contain.
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2021-01-25
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5091IntroRequires, upon motion by counsel in criminal proceeding, attorney general or lead investigating law enforcement agency to issue subpoena or warrant to social media and internet sites for production of material posted or submitted by potential witness...
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5086IntroPermits 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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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5090IntroAllows a person who has been convicted on the basis, in whole or in part, on scientific evidence that has been found or otherwise determined to be discredited by the scientific community, eligible to seek post-conviction relief on that ground.
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5089IntroAct requires bail if not indicted or charged by way of information within 3 months.
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5087IntroRequires 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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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5088IntroRepeals ยง 12-13-5.1 which permits the state to draw an inference that a person charged with delivery of a controlled substance is a danger to the community.
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5103IntroMakes convictions for crimes that have been decriminalized, including misdemeanor and felony convictions for marijuana, eligible for expungement. Upon filing motion, the court where the original conviction took place, shall hold a hearing on the moti...
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5085IntroRequires termination of imprisonment on a deferred sentence when, after consideration by an assistant or special assistant designated by the attorney general, the state or arresting police department, in their discretion, dismisses the charge(s).
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5060IntroRepeals the requirement that the Bristol County water authority maintain its reservoirs, wells and well sites, transmission lines and water treatment plants within its jurisdiction in good, sound and safe condition.
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2021-01-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5084IntroAllows for the sealing of records pertaining to cases for which a person is acquitted or otherwise exonerated from a charged offense and eliminates the one hundred dollar ($100) fee for the expungement of a criminal record.
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5065IntroRepeals 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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2021-01-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5059IntroDelete a portion of the enabling statute for the Bristol County Water Authority.
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2021-01-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5094IntroGrants a judge or magistrate the discretion to impose the requirement of blood and/or urine testing or the use of the ignition interlock system.
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2021-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5108IntroRequires the state, including all its agencies and departments, to purchase one hundred percent (100%) of their energy needs from renewable sources by January 1, 2032.
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2021-01-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH5004IntroHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (amends Rule 11 Of The House Of Representatives Rules So That Each Member Would Be Entitled To Membership In At Least Two (2) Standing Committees, But Any...
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2021-01-21
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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