Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara [D]

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RIH6649Intro
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SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Same as 21H-5827 A-Requires the dept of education in coordination with attorney general to collect & publish data concerning school resource officers in each district, including use ...
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2022-05-28
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To House Education Committee
RIH8205Intro
25%
Requires dam owner/operator with storage capacity over 1,400 normal storage acre feet of water to obtain DEM permits to raise/lower water level. Not applicable to public water supply system dams.
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2022-05-28
[Hearing: Jun 2]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6672Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5806 -- Provides that a prepaid special motor vehicle registration plate order will be processed if the plate sponsoring nonprofit entity makes a nonrefundable payment of $13,500 to the state.
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2022-05-27
Placed on House Calendar (05/31/2022)
RIH7062Intro
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Provides that in developing alternative-learning plans, consideration shall be given to the difficulties and interruptions students experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2022-05-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2022)
RIH7118Intro
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House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects And Impact That Hybrid And Virtual Learning Employed During The Pandemic Has Had On The Achievement Rates Of Children In Kindergarten Through 12th Grade (creates A 15 Mem...
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2022-05-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2022)
RIH7117Engross
50%
Requires district and independent charter schools to use a random selection process to select eligible public school students who would be invited to attend the charter school and allows a parent to decline the invitation.
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2022-05-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7167Intro
25%
Directs school districts experiencing high rates of student absenteeism to establish attendance support teams to address this absenteeism.
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2022-05-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/01/2022)
RIH7274Engross
50%
Requires a school committee or the governing body of a charter or private school to submit the identity of any teacher terminated for cause to the Rhode Island department of education.
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2022-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7296Intro
25%
Increases 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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2022-05-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/02/2022)
RIH7587Intro
25%
Requires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for biomarker testing on or after 1/1/23.
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2022-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7597Intro
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Revises the manner in which complaints against contractors are made, processed, investigated, and resolved in a more efficient and expeditious manner and makes various technical and grammatical corrections.
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2022-05-27
Placed on House Calendar (06/02/2022)
RIH7824Engross
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Authorizes the administration of the division of motor vehicles to make available, to Purple Heart Medal recipients, up to two (2) sets of special registration plates.
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2022-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH8082Engross
50%
Delays the city of Warwick's second statistical update following the 2015 revaluation from 2021 to 2022 and would base the update on valuations as of December 31, 2022.
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2022-05-27
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (05/31/2022)
RIH8105Intro
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House Resolution Proclaiming April 4-10 Of 2022 To Be National Public Health Week In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8258Intro
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Amends the composition of the Advisory Council on Alzheimers Disease Research and Treatment" to include 6 additional members and renames the council the "Advisory Council on Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders."
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2022-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8294Intro
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Establishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2022-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1]
To House Education Committee
RIH7273Engross
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Provides that special education services would include speech-language pathology services, and would not stop because a child has reached nine (9) years of age.
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2022-05-25
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH7593PassThe Rhode Island Cannabis Act legalizes adult use of cannabis. It provides for licensing of cultivation, manufacture and retail sale of cannabis.
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2022-05-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7784Engross
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Joint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Legislative Commission To Study The Governance Structure Of Rhode Island's Public Education System (creates 10 Member Joint Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For Efficient/effective Governance Of K...
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2022-05-24
House passed Sub A
RIH7133Engross
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Authorizes the creation and implementation of a Pharmaceutical Redistribution program by the department of health (DOH) and the board of pharmacy to commence operations on January 1, 2023.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7220Engross
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Includes the governor’s commission on disabilities on the decision making process for the disability parking enforcement enhancement program and require an annual report be submitted to the governor’s commission.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7847Engross
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Amends the definitions of a "Pupil Transportation Vehicle" to be and constructed to seat not more than ten (10) passengers including the operator, rather than the existing limit of eight (8) passengers.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Education Committee
RIH8008Engross
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Allows health care facility to conduct research on patients subject to 21 C.F.R. Pt 50 and/or 45 C.F.R. Pt 46 (relating to the informed consent in clinical trials).
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2022-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7293Intro
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Establishes revolving school bus driver incentive fund for use by school districts to hire/retain bus drivers/monitors with initial grant of $5,000,000 from COVID-19 response funds.
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2022-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8212Intro
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Extends teacher certifications without fee or penalty for three (3) years for teachers who hold certifications as of July 1, 2022.
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2022-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8252Intro
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Requires the division of motor vehicles to develop a form for registration of and a license plate for commercial fishing motor vehicles.
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2022-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7926Intro
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Raises the maximum age of eligibility for pediatric palliative services from eighteen (18) to twenty-six (26) and raises the eligibility for enhanced services from age eight (8) to age twenty-six (26).
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH8229Intro
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Allows for the interstate practice of licensed professional counselors with the goal of improving public access to professional counseling services, by providing for the mutual recognition of other member state licenses through the counseling compact...
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2022-05-11
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8243PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming And Celebrating May 11, 2022, As "child Care Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-11
House read and passed
RIH7019Intro
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SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Extends the date of commencement of construction projects for health and safety deficiencies and educational enhancement to December 30, 2023.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7340Intro
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Establishes the RI Early Childhood Innovation Act and authorizes department of human services to fund programs for at-risk kindergarten children of $1,000,000 annually.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7511Engross
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Repeals § 28-12-9 of the general laws which provides that the director of labor and training may approve of wages below the minimum wage for those persons whose earning capacity is impaired due to physical or mental disability.
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2022-05-10
House read and passed
RIH7634Intro
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Requires charter schools that disenroll or return a student to the original sending school prior to the end of an academic year, to return all public funds received by the charter school to educate that student for that academic year.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7856Intro
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Provides that the department of education would ensure that the Met Center receives direct state funding from the permanent foundation education-aid program.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7549Intro
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Allows cold war, veteran administration connected disability, and RI national guard with less than 90 days service admission into veterans home.
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH8006Intro
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Imposes a moratorium on the payment of the fuel tax until December 31, 2022.
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7069Intro
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Allows real property owner a one-time non-refundable tax credit for the actual costs of connecting a single family or multi-family dwelling to a municipal sewer system credited to the owner's personal or corporate income tax.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7128Intro
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Creates a sales tax holiday on August 6 and 7, 2022
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7238Intro
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Provides that individuals who do not qualify for social security benefits and who receive pension income may exclude the pension income from taxation under the same circumstances that social security income is excluded from taxation.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7292Intro
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Provides that any person who has a retail sales permit would not be required to pay a separate registration fee to make sales at flea markets; provided, however, the person would remain responsible to pay all taxes due as a result of sales at a flea ...
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7379Intro
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Exempts self-employed sole practicing investigators operating independently from any partnership, corporation, limited liability company or association from the sales tax imposed on services.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7441Intro
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Creates a tax credit for the amount in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) contributed to a public school district for the express purpose of making physical improvements to a school.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8204PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2022 To Be "motorcycle Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island And Urging All Rhode Island Motorists To Avoid Distracted Driving
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2022-05-03
House read and passed
RIH8202PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The 74th Anniversary Of Israel's Establishment On May 5, 2022, And Reaffirming The Bonds Of Friendship And Cooperation Between Rhode Island, The United States, And The State Of Israel
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2022-05-03
House read and passed
RIH8203PassHouse Resolution Commemorating May Of 2022, As "mental Health Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-05-03
House read and passed
RIH7070Intro
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Expands eligibility for elderly services assistance to persons under age 65 suffering from Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia confirmed by a licensed physician provided that the person's joint income not exceed 250% of the federal poverty leve...
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2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7557Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $200,000 To The Department Of Health To Aid In The Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease And Dementia (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $200,000 In A Fiscal Year 2022-2023, To Est...
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2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7641Intro
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Allows families to continue to receive state and federal tax credits and any stimulus funds provided for the well-being of children or adults without jeopardizing the family's RI Works cash benefit.
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2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7986Intro
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Authorizes and allocates the sum of $8,000,000 to the Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, to be used towards the Hospital's renovation of its Labor and Delivery Unit. The allocation comes from American Rescue Plfunds.
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2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH8151Intro
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Requires school committee/governing body of charter/private school to notify RIDE of athletic coaches/trainers terminated for cause with RIDE required to maintain/allow access to non-public record list by hiring authority for any school.
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2022-04-28
To House Education Committee
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