Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara [D]

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RIH7926PassAuthorizes up to $40,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance school construction.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7041PassRequires that effective January 1, 2019, all school buildings where students are in attendance would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors installed and maintained therein.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7194PassRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction information on driver's responsible conduct and rights during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7193PassProvides that any person, including, but not limited to, a minor who is pregnant, could give effective consent for medical, dental, health and hospital services relating to prenatal, delivery, and post-delivery care.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7276PassProvides that the minimum number of prepaid orders for special motor vehicle registration plate type be five hundred (500) sets of plates per plate type.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7402PassRemoves the requirement that a student with disabilities be a college student in order to be eligible to participate in the Mary Brennan fellowship fund program and also removes the requirement that the fellowship program take place in Providence.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7416PassAllows a pharmacist to dispense a partial fill of a Schedule II controlled substance at the request of the patient or the prescriber.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7481PassEstablishes a public scorecard system to show how long-term care reform is meeting its goals of rebalancing the way services are delivered and moneys are spent on various service types.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7496PassEstablishes a procedure for individuals to file a revocable voluntary non-opiate directive form with the person's licensed health care practitioner.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7569PassRequire hospitals to offer flu vaccinations to all inpatient individuals sixty-five (65) years of age or older unless the person has a condition that would not allow such vaccination or if the vaccine is in short supply.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8212PassProvides that the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals with the power and duty to certify a list of chemical dependency professionals for use by state agencies and for referral of individuals for treatment.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7136PassProhibits the use of tanning facilities by persons less than eighteen (18) years of age.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7697PassProvides that the state medical examiner is to conduct a multi-disciplinary team review of drug-related overdose deaths.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7765PassRequires that a death certificate reflect the decedent’s gender identity, as reported by the next of kin.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH8166PassApplies to settlement of St. Joseph Hospital Retirement Plan settlements/joint tortfeasors' releases.
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2018-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH7737IntroPermits adults with valid foreign driver's licenses to drive in Rhode Island in compliance with Geneva Convention.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8359PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Thomas Winfield For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH7434IntroExpands the existing disability business enterprises program.
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2018-06-21
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH8128IntroProvides that no person shall pass any item to another person while located in an active lane of travel without a special solicitation permit issued by the city or town.
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2018-06-21
Defeated in Committee
RIH8337PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Consecration Of The Immaculate Conception Parish Church
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
RIH7982PassContinues status quo for licensing of approved recipients under DACA program; however, issuance of license does not confer right to vote eff. 12/3/18.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH8322PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Jamestown Teacher Charlene Tuttle For Being Named The 2019 Rhode Island Teacher Of The Year
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2018-06-14
House read and passed
RIH8137PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Pro Machining Services Inc.
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2018-06-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8043PassAllows Michael J. Crocker, Esq., to join Michelle Marie Outhouse and Christopher Kenneth O'Rourke in marriage on or about August 31, 2018, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-07
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8300PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 53rd Annual Gaspee Days Celebration
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2018-06-07
House read and passed
RIH7082PassRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7419PassProhibits the advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools that do not meet minimum federal and state governmental nutrition standards.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7294EngrossCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patient's Right To Try Act of 2018," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7474EngrossPermits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH8267PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating Members Of The Bishop Hendricken High School Team On Their Victories At The Rhode Island Academic Decathlon
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2018-05-31
House read and passed
RIH7413IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Be Known As The "out Of School Time Learning Commission" (creates A Permanent Joint Commission To Improve And Increase The Number Of Quality Out Of School Time Learning Programs In The Sta...
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2018-05-29
House passed Sub A
RIH8194IntroIncreases Central Falls retiree pension benefits.
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2018-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8066IntroIncreases funding appropriated to staffing for developmental disabilities direct support services by an equal amount when an increase of the minimum wage rate occurs.
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2018-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH8210PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 19th Of 2018 As "greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-17
House read and passed
RIH7140IntroAllows small business employers to purchase health insurance for its employees through the state employee group plan.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7375PassHouse Resolution Amending The Membership And Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Assess And Make Recommendations On The Educational Needs Of Children With Dyslexia And/or Reading Disabilities (increas...
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH7430IntroEstablishes 100% tax credit for disabled/elderly drivers age 65 and older for vehicle modification costs/training fees incurred necessary to retain their license/registration per rules/regs of tax administrator eff. 1/2018.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7483IntroRequires active duty military personnel receive daycare services for their dependents at state expense.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7514IntroProvides that persons ages sixty-five (65) years and over who have a surcharge applied to water supplied to them for personal use and consumption would receive a twenty-five (25%) discount on such surcharge.
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2018-05-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH8204PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2018 To Be "child Care Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH8205PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Thanking The Honorable Scott Avedisian For His Service To The City Of Warwick And The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-16
House read and passed
RIH7089IntroJoint Resolution Approving Project Status For Remediation And/or Monitoring Of The Truk-away Landfill Suspected Hazardous Waste Disposal Site Located In The City Of Warwick
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7107IntroJoint Resolution Appropriating Sufficient Sums To Pay One-half The Costs Of Teachers In Obtaining An International Dyslexia Association ("ida") Aligned Graduate Certificate In Dyslexia Knowledge And Practice
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7881IntroAuthorizes the creation of the position of student loan ombudsman within the office of the commissioner of postsecondary education.
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2018-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8186PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Former Rhode Island State Representative Dr. Zygmunt J. Friedemann
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2018-05-10
House read and passed
RIH7219IntroEstablishes a revolving fund to provide low interest loans and grants to support the installation of solar energy panels.
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2018-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7009IntroAllows a taxpayer to reduce adjusted gross income by any reimbursement the taxpayer makes to a private disability insurance provider because the taxpayer received social security disability insurance.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7293IntroIncreases the exemption for retirement income from state income tax from $15,000 to $30,000 commencing in 2019.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7554IntroAllows a one-time non-refundable personal/corporate income tax credit for the actual costs of sewer connection for single/multifamily homes based on real property owner's filing status.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7902IntroAllows a credit against personal income tax due for educational costs incurred in the taxable year. The annual credit allowable shall not exceed $10,000 for each individual for whom the taxpayer paid such education costs.
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2018-05-08
To House Finance Committee
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