Rhode Island Representative John Edwards [D]

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RIH6012PassHouse Resolution Thanking And Congratulating The Honorable M. Teresa Paiva Weed For Her Distinguished Service To The People Of Rhode Island
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2017-03-28
House read and passed
RIH5100IntroDefines and regulates, and in some cases, prohibit dismemberment abortions.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5326IntroRequires that the sheltering and nourishment of dogs conform to the industry standards established by the Tufts Animal Care and Conditions Scale regarding outside sheltering, proper nourishment, sanitary conditions, and physical condition.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6007IntroExtend the limitation on political contributions for state or municipal vendors and establishes significant penalties for violations.
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2017-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6006IntroPermits the operation of low speed vehicles on certain Rhode Island roads under specific conditions.
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2017-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5412EngrossPermit self-sealing tires as a substitute for a jack and spare for resale purposes.
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2017-03-23
House read and passed
RIH5873IntroAuthorizes two or more municipalities to form regional emergency communication districts.
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2017-03-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5988IntroProvides that fees for costs charged for search, retrieval or copies of public records shall be waived for a member of the general assembly who certifies that they are acting in their official capacity.
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2017-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5987IntroMandates that any traffic offense in the Rhode Island traffic tribunal or any municipal court, that is dismissed shall be expunged and deleted from court records within 48 hours.
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2017-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5989IntroProhibits surveillance on any public roadway in the state unless specifically authorized by statute or court order and provides for the confidentiality of information collected or stored.
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2017-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5731IntroAllows school committees to add item(s) to their agenda for the purposes of discussion only without having to publish notice of the additional item(s).
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2017-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5902IntroProhibits any entity or individual from advertising the sale, purchase, receipt, transport, delivery or salvage of any auto wrecking or discarded automobile unless the advertiser is a licensed junk or salvage yard.
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2017-03-22
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5975IntroAmends the statute governing prescriptions of controlled substances by making reference to regulations issued by the department of health.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5448IntroRaises the age of children that can accompany a voter in the voter booth, from under the age of thirteen (13) years to under the age of eighteen (18) years.
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2017-03-21
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5536IntroAmends the laws regulating the aggregation of electrical loads by a municipality or group of municipalities; requires that at least one public hearing be held for review by its residents prior to adopting any plan; then approval by the PUC.
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2017-03-21
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5863EngrossAllow Arthur W. Cheeks to join Elizabeth Mills Hoch and Alastair Campbell Butler in marriage on or about June 24, 2017, within the Town of Tiverton, Rhode Island.
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2017-03-21
House read and passed
RIH5885EngrossAllows Christopher Joseph Fiorentino, Esq., to join Denise Marie Fiorentino and Andrew Stephen Myrick in marriage on or about May 6, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2017-03-21
House read and passed
RIH5665IntroRequires the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to adopt a course of study on the nation's founding and related documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Federalist Papers.
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2017-03-17
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5946IntroProhibits retail sales establishments from making available to their customers, plastic checkout bags, or plastic water bottles or expanded polystyrene disposable food containers at the point of sale.
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2017-03-17
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5654IntroRequires that city and town building permit fees recover no more than the cost of permitting activities during period of normal building activity.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5936IntroEstablishes procedures to inspect and certify and sometimes replace residential fuel oil tanks. Also requires removal of old buried oil tanks, the oil in the tanks and the supply and return lines in accordance with the hazardous waste management act.
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2017-03-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5940PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Rhode Island Native Billy Gilman On His Singing Career And Finishing As Runner-up On The Voice
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2017-03-16
House read and passed
RIH5416IntroRepeals §14-1-61 regarding payment of costs/expenses for certain complaints filed in family court, and chapter 4 of title 14, which established the O'Rourke Children's Center and regulated procedures relating to the placement of children at the cent...
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2017-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5541EngrossClarifies that the jurisdiction for violations of §11-9-1.5 ("electronically disseminating indecent material to minors prohibited") is vested in the superior court.
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2017-03-15
House read and passed
RIH5647IntroSimplifies process for foreign corporations to obtain certificate of authority by producing only certificate of good standing legal assistance from incorporating state or country.
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2017-03-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5914IntroExempts from the alcoholic beverage manufacturing tax the first fifty thousand (50,000) gallons of wine produced by a winery in this state for distribution in RI in any calendar year.
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2017-03-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH5568IntroAmends our worksharing law by allowing employers more flexibility in the reduction of work hours among its employees and by allowing more leeway on the start date of an adopted worksharing plan.
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2017-03-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH5611IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "an American Economic Recovery" Program
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2017-03-09
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5881IntroCreates a work disabling presumption for any firefighter who passed a physical examination upon entry into service and who later contracts disabling hypertension, stroke, or heart disease.
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2017-03-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH5892IntroEstablishes a one-time fee of two hundred dollars ($200) for the issuance of an automobile vanity plate, in addition to the existing service charge of sixty dollars ($60.00) for each registration renewal.
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2017-03-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5893IntroCreates a municipal infrastructure grant program within the DOA relating to municipal and other public infrastructure projects.
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2017-03-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5899PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming March 9, 2017, To Be "world Kidney Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2017-03-09
House read and passed
RIH5150IntroProvides exceptions to the texting while driving prohibition.
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2017-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5398IntroMakes a violation using the passing lane on limited access highways when not passing another vehicle.
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2017-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5684IntroExempts individuals validly licensed in their country and holding a validly issued study or work Visa from the State's licensing requirements.
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2017-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5875IntroExempts a "humane animal welfare group" from the offense of the abandonment of cats.
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2017-03-08
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5149IntroIncreases the expiration date for a person over seventy-five (75) years of age to the third year following issuance of a driver's license.
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2017-03-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH5417IntroIncreases the fines for failing to file a foreclosure deed.
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2017-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5648IntroSubjects TNC vehicle owners to the regulation of transportation network companies.
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2017-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5738IntroIncludes fentanyl analogs and synthetic opioids into Schedule I and Schedule II of the list of uniform controlled substances.
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2017-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5800IntroAllows the state to take certain actions in regard to state gaming as a result the recent referendum authorizing the establishment of a new casino gaming facility in the town of Tiverton.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5806IntroHas the veterans' cemetery bear the cost of funeral processions from Aquidneck Island crossing the Newport Bridge.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5762IntroExpands and clarifies what constitutes disability entitling disabled veterans to the waiver of motor vehicle registration fees.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5804IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island retirement security program for the purpose of making retirement plans available to employees not otherwise available to them, and to promote and enhance retirement savings for private sector employees in the state.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5813PassHouse Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Roswell S. Bosworth, Jr.
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2017-03-01
House read and passed
RIH5402IntroAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Act.
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2017-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5440IntroDistinguishes the criminal penalties for violations of final order of contractors' registration board based on the amount of the monetary amount on the final orders with orders in excess of $5,000 deemed felonies and less than $5,000 deemed misdemean...
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2017-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5487IntroRenders void/unenforceable motor transportation contract terms holding harmless indemnitee from or against its own negligence/intentional acts/omissions upon the effective date.
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2017-02-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5485IntroRequires TNC drivers maintain commercial automobile liability insurance 24/7 and to park no closer than two hundred feet (200') from marked taxi stands.
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2017-02-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5543IntroProhibits unauthorized access to confidential information from a computer, computer program, computer system, or computer network.
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2017-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
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