Rhode Island Representative Joseph Shekarchi [D]

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RIH8171PassMakes 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 7 of the general laws. Article II includes the statutory construction provisions.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8263PassAllows Ann L. Welch to join Molly Elizabeth Boutin and Timothy Alexander Bertram in marriage on or about September 15, 2018, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8262PassAllows George J. Lough, III, Esq., to join Katherine Veronica Pahl-Silva and Michael Paul Yanczewski in marriage on or about September 14, 2018, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8346PassJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Pay Certain Claims
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
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
RIH7002PassRequires individual or group policy insurance to cover mastectomies.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7045PassProhibits mistreatment of animals by failing to provide adequate water, shelter or veterinary care.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7129PassEstablishes standardized methods and appeals procedures for the calculation of fair and reasonable compensation for parts and labor used in warranty services.
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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
RIH7324PassDirects the department of administration to add the names of Rhode Island residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, to be added to the 9/11 Memorial located in the state house.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7377PassRelieves municipal police and firefighter bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit within the 90 days prior to the events that caused the grieva...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7512PassAllows a minor to bring specified malpractice actions at any time up to reaching twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7641PassProhibits the sale of dogs under 8 weeks of age unless approval for sale in writing from a licensed Rhode Island veterinarian with violations subject to imprisonment not to exceed 12 months or $1,000, or both. Pounds and shelters are exempt.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7767PassRequires that when a proposed text amendment to a zoning ordinance would cause a conforming lot of record to become nonconforming by lot area and/or frontage.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7741PassAmends the "building height" definition in chapter 24 of title 45 (zoning ordinances) for property in special flood hazard areas. The building height would be measured from the base flood elevation. Effective March 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8156PassAmends the criminal offense for placing bombs or falsely reporting bomb threats and criminalizes the possession of materials readily convertible to a bomb or explosive device.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH8188PassRenames the domestic violence prevention fund as the Deborah DeBare domestic violence prevention fund.
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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
RIH8356PassAllows the I-195 Redevelopment commission to make certain alterations to the boundaries of a portion of the I-195 redevelopment called "Parcel P4".
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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
RIH7409PassExcludes veterinary hospitals, residences used to care for no more than 4 animals as kennels. Exempts residential settings from obtaining kennel license.
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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
RIH7795PassRequires office of Veteran Affairs to bear the cost of all tolls incurred by any motor vehicles that are part of a veteran's funeral procession, originating from Aquidneck Island and ending at the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, for burial or internment...
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH8214PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Coderre Drywall, Inc.
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2018-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8330PassAllows the Honorable Christopher Buonanno to join Teeana Pauline Pimental and Brandon Matthew Caton in marriage on or about October 6, 2018, within the Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8166PassApplies to settlement of St. Joseph Hospital Retirement Plan settlements/joint tortfeasors' releases.
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2018-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH8030EngrossExempts registered professional engineers from the requirements imposed upon designer's license applicants.
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2018-06-23
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
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
RIH8360PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Patricia L. Morgan For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8363PassHouse Resolution Honoring Robert A. Nardolillo, Iii, On His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8365PassHouse Resolution Honoring Helder J. Cunha For His Dedicated Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8361PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Jeremiah T. O'grady For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8362PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Jared R. Nunes For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8364PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Aaron Regunberg For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8167IntroExempts existing residential dwelling units from the requirements of the fire safety code and accessibility standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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2018-06-22
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH8208IntroRequires state departments, agencies to promulgate rules and regulations prior to the first day of the next legislative session after passage with general assembly oversight committees to keep public record of same.
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2018-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7420EngrossProhibits the rental, lease, or finance of any sale of a cat or dog, with exceptions for animals used for breeding, shows and work.
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2018-06-21
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH7427IntroExpands the protections and remedies for employees against employers who pay wage differentials based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability; age or country of ancestral origin.
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2018-06-21
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH8348PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Joy Hearn For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-21
House read and passed
RIH7673IntroRenames the state airport in Warwick to "Rhode Island International Airport" and would rename the building known as the "Interlink" to the "Theodore Francis Green Interlink."
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2018-06-20
House passed Sub A
RIH8033IntroEnables cities and towns to provide property tax relief to individuals who take resiliency measures to rehabilitate their property because of flood hazards.
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2018-06-20
House passed Sub A
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
RIH8344PassHouse Resolution Congratulating President-elect IvÁn Duque MÁrquez On Being Elected The President Of Colombia
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2018-06-20
House read and passed
RIH8182IntroLimits the maximum charge imposed by the Rhode Island airport corporation to three dollars ($3.00) per trip for transportation network company services.
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2018-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8332PassHouse Resolution Extending Congratulations
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
RIH8329PassHouse Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Jeanne C. Silva
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
RIH8331PassHouse Resolution Extending Condolences
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
RIH7652PassTransfers jurisdiction of the offenses in § 11-9-5 of the general laws ("cruelty to or neglect of child") from the Rhode Island Family Court to the Rhode Island Superior Court.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH7565EngrossExempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and defines the practice of natural hair braiding.
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2018-06-14
House read and passed
RIH7604PassProvides that a consumer report agency may not charge a consumer a fee for any security freeze service. Effective September 1, 2018.
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
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