Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara [D]

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RIH7645EngrossAllows 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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2020-02-25
House read and passed
RIH7646PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of February 24 Through February 28, 2020, To Be "public Schools Week In Rhode Island"
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2020-02-25
House read and passed
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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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7266IntroCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2020," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 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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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 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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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7468IntroRequires retail establishments with 3 or more employees on the premises without accessible public restroom to allow customers suffering from eligible conditions access to their employee restrooms.
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 26]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7305IntroProhibits the practice of importing a wild animal into the state, which animal is not native or indigenous to the state, for the purpose of conducting canned hunting.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7425IntroProhibits the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7486IntroReduces the required number of Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America plates to three hundred (300) sets before the division of motor vehicles is authorized to produce said plates.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7520IntroIssues permanent registration and registration plates to vehicles owned by the Civil Air Patrol.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7625IntroRequires that the tax administrator credit electronic sales and use tax payments made electronically exactly when submitted.
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2020-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7605IntroProvides that the council on elementary and secondary education be encouraged to maintain, publish and update statewide standards for instruction of personal finance in public high schools.
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2020-02-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7579IntroProvides drug cost transparency by requiring reports be submitted by drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers and health benefit plan insurers to the director of the department of business regulation regarding drug prices and increases the price...
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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
RIH7580IntroRequires school buses to be equipped with a crossing control arm in addition to a stop arm commencing September 1, 2021.
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7578IntroRequires informed consent of the elderly for referral of investigations to be made by other state agencies by the long-term care ombudsperson (LTCO).
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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
RIH7583IntroIncreases the amount of reimbursement funds required to be paid by the Rhode Island airport corporation to the city of Warwick for municipal services.
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2020-02-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7572IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals (bhddh) To Fully Address All Previous Violations And Take All Necessary Actions To Ensure Ongoing Compliance With ...
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7603PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Sympathies On The Passing Of Orlando A. Andreoni, Esq.
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2020-02-13
House read and passed
RIH7070IntroRequires the development of curriculums/policies/programs relating to the health risks of e-cigarettes.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7120IntroMoves the disciplinary process for massage therapists from the board of physical therapy to the board of massage therapists.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7530IntroExpands the rights of physician assistants with regard to their practice and prohibits non-compete clauses that exceed five years with regard to the purchase and sale of a practice.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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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2020-02-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7560PassHouse Resolution Recognizing February, 2020, As "national Children’s Dental Health Month" In Rhode Island
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2020-02-12
House read and passed
RIH7069IntroAllows a school district to assess or request a voluntary contribution of money from a student or the student's parent or legal guardian to make a donation, in whole or in part, for the cost of district-sponsored field trips, dances, and clubs.
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2020-02-11
House passed Sub A
RIH7234IntroAllows physical therapists to order diagnostic services.
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2020-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7494IntroJoint 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 Fiscal Year 2020-2021, To Estab...
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2020-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7508IntroRequires the department of education to establish a program for all students in grades kindergarten through 12 to receive education and training regarding the prevention of relationship abuse, sexual violence, and sexual harassment.
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2020-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7103IntroProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-02-06
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7427IntroRequires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a training program to include workers' rights, workplace health and safety, and workers' compensation, established and funded by DLT.
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2020-02-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7438IntroAuthorizes physical therapists to order diagnostic imaging (x-rays). Authority sunsets December 31, 2022.
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2020-02-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7439IntroAllows schools to suspend students, in and out of school, if in grades six or above, and prohibit school committees or principal from suspending students in grade 5 or below unless possessed weapons, narcotics or were found to be a danger.
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2020-02-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7443IntroHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of February 24 Through February 28, 2020, To Be "public Schools Week In Rhode Island"
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2020-02-05
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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2020-02-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7454PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Pilgrim High School Football Team On Winning The 2019 Rhode Island Division Iii State Championship
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2020-02-05
House read and passed
RIH7417PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming February, 2020, To Be "problem Gambling Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-02-04
House read and passed
RIH7419PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Edward Zackarian Jr.
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2020-02-04
House read and passed
RIH7405IntroEstablishes "chaplain's fund" to collect donations for use in activities to enhance morale/welfare/recreation of veterans' home residents maintained and operated by the advisory council of veterans' affairs.
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2020-01-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH7394IntroAdopts the interstate compact to award prizes for curing diseases.
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2020-01-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7400IntroEstablishes 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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2020-01-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH7401IntroExempts 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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2020-01-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH7256IntroProvides for the preservation of housing density when a municipality allows alternative uses within a residential zone. Transferal of the residential density would be to locations at the discretion of the municipality.
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2020-01-30
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7314IntroReduces the required minimum number of special plates ordered from the DMV to 150 sets upon payment of $3,000 conditionally refundable fee.
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2020-01-30
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7368IntroEstablishes appropriate disability language and allows for the law revision director to replace inappropriate disability language in the general law with appropriate disability language.
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2020-01-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7371IntroChanges the title of chapter 37.2 of title 5 and throughout, replacing "Oriental medicine" with "Chinese medicine" and allows certified individuals to practice acupuncture and Chinese medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic methods.
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2020-01-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7367IntroAllows health insurance plans to provide coverage for accessible residence modifications determined to be medically necessary.
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2020-01-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7393PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Warwick Beacon Publisher And Editor John Howell For His 50 Years In Local Journalism
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2020-01-30
House read and passed
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