Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara [D]

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RIH6017IntroProvides students attending public or private schools enrolled in grades K-12 with a student's bill of rights prohibiting discrimination based on race, sex, gender, economic status or mental, physical, developmental or sensory disabilities.
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2017-03-29
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5305IntroProvides that interest on judgments would accrue from the date of the filing of the civil action and not the date the cause of action accrued and would also apply to medical malpractice claims. Takes effect January 1, 2017.
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2017-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5306IntroDecreases from twelve percent (12%) per annum to six percent (6%) per annum the statutory interest rate added to judicial civil action money damage judgments.
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2017-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5522IntroPermits tenants of multi-unit residences to terminate their lease agreements if no action is taken to remedy the presence of secondhand smoke.
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2017-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6013PassHouse Resolution Honoring Jim Purcell, Ed. D., For His Dedicated Service To The Young People Of Rhode Island As Commissioner For Postsecondary Education
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2017-03-28
House read and passed
RIH5478IntroCreates the Rhode Island Sailing Events Commission in order to attract amateur and professional marine events in Rhode Island.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Small Business Committee
RIH5676IntroCreates the "Rhode Island Terminally Ill Patient's Right to Try Act of 2017," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5907IntroPromotes safe drinking water at school and early childhood programs by implementing procedures to reduce and eliminate lead in water.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5580IntroProhibits the sale and advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools during the school day, since they do not meet minimum federal governmental nutrition standards.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5722IntroAuthorizes an innkeeper to remove any guest who is a level III high risk sexual offender who attempts to remain a hotel resident for more than thirty (30) consecutive days in any calendar year.
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2017-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5621IntroRequires professional solicitors and fund-raisers to disclose name of employer and percentage of contribution solicited by the fundraiser that will be retained by fundraising company. Requires that a specific statement be made with all solicitations.
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2017-03-22
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5724IntroRequires local law enforcement to share information with local school departments for the purposes of notifying parents of students whose bus stop is within 1000 feet of the residence of level 3 sex offender.
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2017-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5660IntroDirects the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to issue regulations banning cell phone possession by students in the public schools during the school day.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5725IntroAmends the definition of "sexual contact" for the purposes of criminal offenses to include the intentional touching of the victim's own intimate parts at the accused's instruction.
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2017-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5661IntroRequires accreditation by a Regional Accrediting Agency recognized by the United States Department of Education for distance learning institutions to transact business or grant degrees in Rhode Island.
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2017-03-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5640IntroRequires verifiable least cost energy procurements and requires standards for annual verification of energy efficiency.
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2017-03-21
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5662IntroRequires each member of the board of education to have experience in a position of higher education.
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2017-03-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5942PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Lynch Family On The Passing Of John D. Lynch, Esquire
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2017-03-16
House read and passed
RIH5941PassHouse Resolution Sending Greetings And Salutations From The Rhode Island House Of Representatives And The Citizens Of Rhode Island To Orfhlaith Bergin, Her "3rd Class" At The Clonmore National School, And Teacher Ms. Carmel Kenny
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2017-03-16
House read and passed
RIH5469IntroAllows information contained in the prescription drug monitoring database to be disclosed to a certified law enforcement drug diversion investigator of a qualified law enforcement agency.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5582IntroAuthorizes the governor to enter into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and would designate an office to administer this compact.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5670IntroIncreases psychology board from 5 to 7 members and allows delegations of disciplinary hearings to a hearing officer.
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2017-03-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5870IntroExempts residential water customers over sixty-five (65) from paying surcharges on their basic water supply rate.
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2017-03-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5888IntroMandates the start time of the school day for all high schools at 8:30 a.m. commencing with the 2017-2018 school year and provide an appropriation of $200,000 to each school district for the implementation of the mandated start time.
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2017-03-09
To House Finance 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
RIH5324IntroRequires 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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2017-03-01
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5422IntroRequires each member of the board of education to have experience in a position of higher education.
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2017-03-01
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5454IntroHouse Resolution Designating June 27 To Be Post - Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day In Rhode Island And The Month Of June To Be Post - Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month In Rhode Island
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2017-03-01
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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
RIH5807IntroCreates the young adult voluntary extension of care program that would extend the age of foster care from age eighteen (18) to age twenty-one (21) and would provide a range of programs and services to carry out the purpose of the act.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5743IntroFacilitates the sharing of information between the treasury, state retirement system, division of taxation, and the department of labor and training concerning unclaimed property, taxation collection, and pension benefit monitoring.
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2017-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5758IntroCreates an "Operation Stand Down RI" registration plate to benefit struggling and/or homeless veterans.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5778IntroEstablishes the "Rhode Island Livable Home Tax Credit Act", and would provide for its administration.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5789IntroAllows 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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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5792IntroRaises the credit against the Rhode Island estate tax to $99,600 for decedents dying after December 31, 2017.
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2017-03-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5770IntroProvides 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; however, the person remains responsible to pay all taxes due as a result of sales at a flea market.
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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
RIH5035EngrossAdds the synthetic opioid U-47700 (3,4-dichloro-N-[2-dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamidem) to the list of Schedule I controlled substances as enumerated in §21-28-2.08 of the general laws.
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2017-02-28
House read and passed
RIH5490IntroRequires auto manufacturers to compensate dealers for vehicles subject to "stop-sale" or "do-not-drive" orders.
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2017-02-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5583PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of March 11-19, 2017 As "brain Week Rhode Island" And Recognizing The Month Of March As "brain Injury Awareness Month"
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2017-02-28
House read and passed
RIH5092PassAllows the Honorable Scott Avedisian to join Jennifer Elizabeth Sayles and Mary-Margaret Velan in marriage on or about February 15, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5228IntroProvides guidelines for the delegation by licensed health care professionals of non-ablative laser or energy-based treatments to a properly-qualified delegate.
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2017-02-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5277IntroProhibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-02-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5498IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island early childhood innovation fund for the purpose of supporting programs to close the achievement gap that currently exists for at-risk children as they enter kindergarten.
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2017-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH5502IntroJoint 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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2017-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH5234IntroRequires municipality comprehensive plans to include present and future interests of the school system including curriculum and instruction as well as buildings, transportation routes, fields, playgrounds, sidewalks, raised crosswalks and parking lot...
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2017-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5426IntroEstablishes 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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2017-02-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5415IntroMakes those persons who are convicted of the manufacture, delivery or possession with the intent to deliver or possess with the intent to deliver, no longer subject to a life sentence provided the controlled substance is FDA approved and prescribed.
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2017-02-08
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5424IntroCreates a special fundraising license plate for the Gaspee Days committee.
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2017-02-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5016EngrossRequires the assessment to examine the status of each school building's safety be completed by November 1 of the year mandated.
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2017-02-07
House read and passed
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