Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara [D]

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RIH5684VetoExempts 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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2017-10-06
Vetoed by Governor
RIH5478PassCreates the Rhode Island Sailing Events Commission in order to attract amateur and professional marine events in Rhode Island.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
RIH6308PassRequires an automated external defibrillator (AED) and qualified person to administer an AED at all public places capable of holding three hundred (300) people or more.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5724PassRequires 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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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5490IntroRequires auto manufacturers to compensate dealers for vehicles subject to "stop-sale" or "do-not-drive" orders.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub B
RIH5758EngrossCreates an "Operation Stand Down RI" registration plate to benefit struggling and/or homeless veterans.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
RIH6379PassHouse Resolution Reinstating 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 (reinstates The Life...
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
RIH6362PassUpdates the definition of visually impaired persons to conform to the federal standard based upon medical advances and to assure a uniform application by all municipalities in granting the exemption.
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2017-07-21
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5469PassAllows 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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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
RIH5277PassProhibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH5424PassCreates a special fundraising license plate for the Gaspee Days committee.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH5743PassFacilitates 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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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH6055PassReduces the items which must be monitored by the air-quality monitors at T.F. Green Airport to particles less than 0.1 microns, and black carbon.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH6088PassBenefits for students with disabilities continue until the end of the public school calendar semester when the student turns 21 or when the student’s program ends in accordance with the student’s (IEP), whichever occurs earlier.
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2017-07-18
Signed by Governor
RIH6170PassMandates insurance coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a medical treatment may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility.
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2017-07-05
Signed by Governor
RIH5228EngrossProvides 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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2017-06-29
House read and passed
RIH6144PassAmends the membership of the long-term care coordinating council from forty-one (41) members to thirty-three (33) members.
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2017-06-29
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5640IntroPlaces an energy efficiency charge cap on the 2018 state energy efficiency program plan and require the office of energy resources to conduct a study to verify the energy savings measures from the state energy efficiency programs.
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2017-06-28
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH6370PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Eugene J. Mccaffrey, Jr.
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2017-06-28
House read and passed
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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2017-06-27
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH5055EngrossRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction and information on a driver's responsible conduct during a traffic stop.
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2017-06-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5661PassRequires 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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2017-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH5670PassIncreases psychology board from 5 to 7 members and allows delegations of disciplinary hearings to a hearing officer.
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2017-06-22
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6085PassAllows the city council of Warwick to confer upon its municipal court the jurisdiction to apply the provisions of chapter 44 of title 34 regarding abandoned property.
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2017-06-22
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6353PassHouse Resolution Expressing Heartfelt Condolences On The Passing Of Kyla A.vinacco-poland
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2017-06-21
House read and passed
RIH6347PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Creation Of The Physician Assistants Profession
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2017-06-20
House read and passed
RIH5016PassRequires 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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2017-06-19
Signed by Governor
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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2017-06-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH5676EngrossCreates 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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2017-06-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH5221IntroRequires motor vehicle dealers to disclose in writing that a vehicle being sold has a spare tire/ jack or is otherwise equipped in compliance with applicable law. There shall be a civil penalty of $100 for a violation under this subsection.
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2017-06-13
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH5888IntroHouse Resolution Relating To Education - School Committees And Superintendents (establishes A Fifteen (15) Member Special Legislative Commission To Study All Aspects Involved In Changing The Start Time Of Rhode Island's Public High Schools.)
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2017-06-13
House passed Sub A
RIH5454PassHouse 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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2017-06-08
House read and passed
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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2017-06-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH6321PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 52nd Annual Gaspee Days Celebration
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2017-06-08
House read and passed
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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2017-06-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5163IntroProvides for the reduction and elimination of the motor vehicle excise tax over a five (5) year period, from fiscal year 2018 to fiscal year 2022. The tax would be completely eliminated by fiscal year 2022.
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2017-06-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH6275PassHouse Resolution Congratulating St. Peter School Students And Teachers On Successfully Advancing To The National History Fair Competition
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2017-06-01
House read and passed
RIH5022IntroCreates a sales tax holiday for the days of August 12, 2017 and August 13, 2017 and no excise or sales taxes would be collected on non-business sales of tangible personal property with certain exceptions.
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2017-05-31
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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2017-05-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH5019IntroProvides a tax credit for community service hours provided by state residents to certain not for profit entities and municipal departments that are certified to issue credits for state community service volunteerism hours.
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2017-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5024IntroIncreases the exemption for retirement income from state income tax from $15,000 to $30,000 commencing in 2018.
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2017-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5580EngrossProhibits 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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2017-05-30
To Senate Education 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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2017-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5165IntroAuthorizes the appropriation of the sum of one million, two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($1,250,000) to the Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017.
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2017-05-24
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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2017-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5778IntroEstablishes the "Rhode Island Livable Home Tax Credit Act", and would provide for its administration.
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2017-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH6248PassHouse Resolution Congratulating David S. Lauterbach, Msw, Acsw, Licsw, And President/ceo Of The Kent Center For Human And Organizational Development, On His Retirement After More Than Forty Years Of Distinguished And Exemplary Service Within The Beha...
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2017-05-24
House read and passed
RIH5170IntroRequires active duty military personnel receive daycare services for their dependents at state expense.
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2017-05-23
To House Finance 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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2017-05-23
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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2017-05-23
To House Finance Committee
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