Rhode Island Representative Joseph Shekarchi [D]

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RIH6266IntroEnable the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation.
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2019-09-17
Scheduled for hearing (10/03/2019)
RIH6143PassModifies Warwick Sewer Authority Act by expanding number of members; increasing number of votes for by-law changes; providing for as many as thirty year installment payments; relieves owners with functioning septic systems from assessments for 20 yea...
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6207PassThis act makes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law Revision Office. Article I contains the reenactment of title 5 of the general laws. Article II includes the statutory construction provisio...
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5145PassEnables Rhode Island businesses to voluntarily promulgate standards to guide its business activities in a sustainable and responsible manner, as well as metrics for assessing whether it has met its objectives.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5178PassEstablishes the Rhode Island Program to address Alzheimer's disease.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5365PassProvides that professional engineers who are registered and authorized to practice by the Rhode Island state board of registration for professional engineers be deemed to have met the qualifications for a designer's license.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5580PassMandates no new initial licenses for nursing facilities to be issued prior to July 1, 2022. Prior to July 1, 2022, licensing agency not allowed to increase licensed bed capacity.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5672PassExtends the required air quality monitoring program at T.F. Green International Airport for two years to July 31, 2021.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5847PassAdds virtual currency to the existing electronic money transmission and sale of check licenses and adds additional regulatory provisions to simplify and clarify licensing related thereto.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH6091PassProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH6084PassProvides for greater school-based management at the school level and expands the duties of school improvement teams and establishes a new chapter on education accountability.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH6086PassRequires private/public schools provide/maintain opioid antagonists on-site including elementary schools.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH6182PassAllows Casey Doherty to join Christina Yurchak and Justin Byrne in marriage on or about November 2, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-07-11
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RIH6202PassAllows the Honorable Sean Scanlon to join Christina Yurchak and Justin Byrne in marriage on or about November 2, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-07-11
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RIH6229PassAllows Collin Berglund to join Julia Dearden and Thomas Kerr-Vanderslice in marriage on or about August 30, 2019, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2019-07-11
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RIH6243PassAllows Allison Patricia Reid to join Molly Ellen Reid and Andrew George Caruolo in marriage on or about September 14, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2019-07-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5484PassRevises the definition of building height by including in special flood hazard zones those areas identified by the CRMC.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5867PassRequires annual reports to track the number of caregiver assessments given as part of the assessments conducted for Medicaid long-term services and supports the creation of a family caregiver support association by the division of elderly affairs.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5116PassRequires retail establishments to accept cash in payment for goods and services.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5163PassPermits applicants for commercial driver's licenses to carry over parts of the required examinations that they passed for a period of two years and require them to retake those portions not passed.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5287PassRequires that all defined pension plans, excluding certain governmental plans, which are not covered by the ERISA and have at least two hundred (200) members, comply with ERISA's annual reporting provisions.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5470PassClassifies all vehicles used by the department of corrections in the performance official duties as authorized emergency vehicles.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5381PassExtends the period for musical and theatrical productions to obtain tax credits to July 1, 2024.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5697IntroProvides that planning board votes for approval requires a majority vote of the members present at the time of the vote.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5696IntroProvides that a quorum of the zoning board of review shall be a majority of members authorized to vote which may include alternate members.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6210EngrossAllows DEM to extend certain deadlines for required sewer construction in the replacement of cesspools, which deadlines would not extend beyond January 1, 2025.
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2019-06-28
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH6260PassHouse Resolution Creating A Legislative Study Commission To Examine And Recommend Guidelines For Step Therapy Prescription Drug Protocols
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2019-06-28
House passed as amended (floor amendment)
RIH6163PassAllows the Honorable Sean Scanlon and Casey Doherty to join Christina Yurchak and Justin Byrne in marriage on or about November 2, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-06-27
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RIH6261PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Johnston Native And Legendary Rhode Island Basketball Star Joe Mazzulla On Being Named An Assistant Basketball Coach With The Boston Celtics
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2019-06-27
House read and passed
RIH6262PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Tragic Death Of Lifelong East Providence Resident Daniel L. Pereira
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2019-06-27
House read and passed
RIH6264PassHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission Known As The "out Of School Time Learning Commission" (this Resolution Would Extend The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Comm...
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2019-06-27
House read and passed
RIH6256PassHouse Resolution Reinstating The Life Of And Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission Known As The "rhode Island Online Data Transparency And Privacy Protection Commission" (reinstates The Life And Extends Th...
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2019-06-26
House read and passed
RIH5072EngrossProhibits pet shops from offering for sale cats or dogs that are not obtained from an animal shelter, dog pound or animal rescue. Further prohibits any person from selling, exchanging, trading, bartering or displaying any dog or cat in public.
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2019-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6004IntroPermits division of motor vehicles to suspend registration privileges of motor carriers upon receipt of notice from the department of labor and training that motor carrier has not secured workers' compensation insurance.
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2019-06-25
To Senate Labor Committee
RIH6062IntroRequires retail establishments with 3 persons or more on premises without public restrooms to allow customers to use employee restrooms for certain medical conditions upon presentation of documentary proof with violators fined $250. Effective 1/1/20
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2019-06-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH6252PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Review And Provide Recommendations For The Establishment Of A Rhode Island Parentage Act (creates An 11 Member Commission To Review And Provide Recommendations For The Establishment Of A R...
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2019-06-25
House read and passed
RIH6245PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences
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2019-06-24
House read and passed
RIH6244PassHouse Resolution Extending Congratulations
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2019-06-24
House read and passed
RIH6247PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Joseph N. Cugini
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2019-06-24
House read and passed
RIH6249PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Opening Of The Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge
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2019-06-24
House read and passed
RIH6246PassHouse Resolution Extending Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Jim Taricani
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2019-06-24
House read and passed
RIH6211IntroCreates a hiring freeze for all state positions within a classification, for which a competitive test is required, if no test is given within twelve (12) months of the vacancy.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH6231IntroLimits the total amount that an insured person is required to pay for a covered prescription insulin drug at an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) per thirty (30) day supply.
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2019-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6234PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Germaine G. Picard
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2019-06-19
House read and passed
RIH6233PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Honorable Raymond L. Votto, Jr., Cranston Public Schools Chief Operating Officer, On His Retirement After Fifteen Years Of Distinguished And Meritorious Service
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2019-06-19
House read and passed
RIH6224IntroMakes it a felony to isolate an elder or dependent adult and would expand the persons entitled to notice when a guardianship or conservatorship petition is filed in the probate court for dependents or elderly adults.
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2019-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6227PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences
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2019-06-18
House read and passed
RIH6228PassHouse Resolution Extending Congratulations
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2019-06-18
House read and passed
RIH6226PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Crossroads Rhode Island On 125 Years Of Helping Rhode Islanders In Need
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2019-06-18
House read and passed
RIH5475PassSettlement of claim related to Ringling Circus incident shall not discharge other joint tortfeasors.
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
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