Rhode Island Representative Joseph Almeida [D]

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RIH8293PassExempts two locations in the city of Providence from the objection provisions afforded to schools and churches as adjoining property owners of prospective liquor license holders.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7157PassEncourages the public schools of this state, beginning in kindergarten and continuing through and including grade 12, to use best efforts annually provide access to every student to at least one field trip to a nature preserve, reserve, or conservato...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7377PassRelieves municipal police and firefighter bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the 90 days prior to the events that caused the grieva...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7986PassRequires persons entrusted with an animal's care to report cruelty thereto.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8357PassAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8355PassEntitles person to have criminal conviction records expunged if the offense is decriminalized subsequent to the conviction.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8130IntroAmends procedures regarding local liquor license appeals.
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2018-06-21
To House Corporations Committee
RIH8336PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Honoring Providence Police Chief, Colonel Hugh T. Clements, On His Induction Into The Class Of 2018 "rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall Of Fame"
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
RIH8321IntroDirects the department of health to establish and inspection and evaluation program and establish rules and regulations regarding air quality in elementary and secondary schools.
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2018-06-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8098PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Blanken Realty Corporation
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2018-06-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8252IntroEnables all persons with at least two (2) years law enforcement or military work experience to work as a school security employee regardless of the nature, source or amount of their other income.
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2018-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8251IntroRequires police officers receive mental health training in compliance with commission certified standards for persons suffering from mental illness/substance use disorder/intellectual/developmental disabilities.
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2018-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8254IntroRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for prescription drugs and use step therapy protocols.
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2018-06-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8239IntroAuthorizes the city of Providence to issue a retail liquor license to a businesses located on Broad Street while prohibiting many other listed purposes.
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2018-05-31
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7919IntroEstablishes the safe school program which provides a revenue source for various safety provisions designed to make schools safer.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8191IntroAdds Rhode Island certified state constables to the definition of peace officer.
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2018-05-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8183IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $150,000 To The Opportunities Industrialization Center Of Rhode Island (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $150,000 To The Opportunities Industrialization Center Of Rhode Island.)
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH8236PassHouse Resolution Commemorating Memorial Day On May 28, 2018, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-24
House read and passed
RIH8195PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of May To Be "shingles Awareness And Improvement Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-15
House read and passed
RIH7210IntroExempts the trade-in values of motorcycles from sales tax.
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2018-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7355IntroExempts from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8058IntroRequires the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline to provide for reciprocal licensure of physicians from other jurisdictions under certain conditions, and in connection therewith, requires the board to promulgate applicable rules and regulations...
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2018-04-25
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7368IntroRequires health insurance to provide coverage for communication access between deaf patients and their physicians.
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2018-04-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8050PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 50th Anniversary Of The Assassination Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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2018-04-04
House read and passed
RIH7648IntroRequires that when a judge of color on a state or municipal court leaves the bench, they would be replaced by a person of color.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7908IntroRequire the judicial nominating commission to consider a nominee's unique background and field of practice rather than emphasizing trial and courtroom experience in selecting new members of the judiciary.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8005IntroRequires the use of yellow, flashing school zone speed signs and require written warning citations for first offenses, a fine up to forty-five dollars ($45) for second offenses and referral to the traffic tribunal for all subsequent offenses.
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7592IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (initiative And Referendum)
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2018-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7003IntroRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction and information on responsible conduct during a traffic stop and rights provided to driver pursuant to chapter 21.2 of title 31.
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2018-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7156IntroRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction and information on the rights provided to drivers pursuant to chapter 21.2 of title 31, ("the comprehensive community-police relationship act of 2015".
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2018-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7596IntroProvides that prisoners who committed offenses prior to age eighteen (18) and were sentenced as adults would be eligible for parole after completing fifteen (15) years of their sentence.
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2018-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7342IntroRepeals the voter identification law, which required voters to prove their identity with written documents before they would be allowed to vote.
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2018-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7169IntroGrants unpaid pregnancy leave to part-time workers, would clarify their access to unpaid sick leave during their pregnancy, and provides additional protections for pregnant workers who work in the medical field.
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2018-03-08
To House Labor Committee
RIH7376IntroRelieves state employee bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit in the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-03-01
To House Labor Committee
RIH7378IntroRelieves municipal employee bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit in the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-03-01
To House Labor Committee
RIH7037PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of John Francis Cardoza
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2018-01-03
House read and passed
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