Rhode Island Representative Joseph Solomon [D]

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RIH7418PassAllows the city council of the city of Warwick to enact ordinances authorizing the Warwick police department to impounded off-road non-registered vehicles that are unlawfully used on public streets.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8255PassApproves Warwick city charter amendments increasing mayor's term of office from 2 to 4 yrs, limited to 2 consecutive terms limiting council members to 6 consecutive 2 yr. terms effective 1/1/25 subject to general/special election voter approval.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7752PassUpdates and clarifies various insurance statutes.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7751PassRequires a purchaser of a catalytic converter to obtain a copy of the registration for the vehicle from which the catalytic converter was removed with exceptions.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH8303PassOwners of animals in RISPCA custody to pay for animal's care or animal may be forfeited.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH8328PassAuthorizes the city of Warwick to issue up to $350,000,000 general obligation bonds, to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, and equipping of two new high schools and school facilities to replace Pilgrim and Tollgate High School.
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2022-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7021PassAllows emergency medical treatment to police dogs injured in the line of duty, which would include transporting by ambulance.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7611PassEstablishes the Rhode Island executive climate change coordinating council equity and environmental justice advisory board to advise on decision-making and equitable outcomes.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7604PassAmends the formula used to reimburse a utility facility or company for the cost of relocation necessitated by highway construction.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7724PassEnables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7801PassEstablishes a plan to improve the promotion of social and emotional well-being of young children as well as screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health challenges of infants and young children under the age of six (6).
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7781PassAmends a number of provisions in the general laws relative to financial institutions by eliminating unnecessary requirements and/or clarifying language in order to reduce certain burdens on businesses operating in Rhode Island.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8074PassEstablished labor standards applicable to renewable energy projects and conditions/procedures for applicants related to labor agreements with enforcement by department of labor and training (DLT).
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8101PassRequires any request for proposal issued by the state may not be changed unless the request for proposal is cancelled and reissued as a master price agreement.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8247PassReduces the civil penalty for the first and second offenses for driving without a license or driving with a suspended license, and would make a third violation a civil offense and a fourth offense a misdemeanor punishable by a fine.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8294PassEstablishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8327PassAuthorizes DEM to assess penalties for non-compliance with emergency plans for significant/ high hazard dams with DEM/EMA developing system to issue severe weather advisories/watches/warnings.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8346PassAmends how credit bureaus doing business in Rhode Island may disclose to inquiring users of credit reports by requiring that in addition to the social security number, the name matches the identity of the person who is the subject of the inquiry.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7154PassExcludes sale of dealership as good cause to terminate relations with dealerships/allows 5 days to cure contract deficiency/violation/vests exclusive jurisdiction in RI courts to settle any disputes.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7269PassAllows individuals who have received their masters of social work from an accredited college or university within the past 18 months to practice within the field prior to obtaining a license.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7690PassRequires that upon issuance of a citation, the judgment debtor is given twenty-five (25) days to contact the judgment creditor to resolve the matter prior to court intervention.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7705PassRequires correctional officers to qualify annually with the pistol or revolver rather than the previous requirement of biennial qualification.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8015PassCreates an Address Confidentiality Program for persons subjected to domestic violence.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8376PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Issue Of Pfas In Firefighter Gear (creates A 9 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Issue Of Pfas In Firefighter Gear, And...
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2022-06-24
House read and passed
RIH7235Engross
50%
Sets pharmacist renewal license fee at $250 biennially and annual nonresident pharmacy location license fee at $625. Validates pharmacy technician licenses for 2 years. Validates pharmacy intern licenses for 5 years.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7982PassDecreases the number of OSHA training hours from three (3) hours to one hour.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH6652PassSame as 21H-5619 -- Requires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a training program which shall address workers' rights, workplace health and safety, and workers' compensation, to be established and funded by the ...
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH7434PassModernizes the Rhode Island credit card lending statute by amending the definition of "credit card plan" to keep up with new technology and online purchasing and expressly allows merchants to continue to assist consumers with digital payment options.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH7782PassProvides the standards for reviewing applications for plans or work for the extension of supply or distribution mains or pipes. It also adds an appeal of a denial by a public water supply facility pursuant to the administrative procedures act § 42-3...
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH6607PassSame as 21H-5669 -- Authorizes the Department of Administration to amend lease to Providence Marine Corps of Artillery to use hall for promotion of the arsenal and to sublease the rented space.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH8118Intro
25%
Mandates that no fee or surcharge, other than the fees and charges authorized pursuant to § 39-18.1-4, be added to any motor vehicle registration as a result of the issuance of any new registration plate.
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2022-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7080Engross
50%
Provides that the trapping and subsequent release of any unowned feral or free roaming cat for the purpose of spaying or neutering of the cat shall not be considered abandonment.
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2022-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8334Intro
25%
Establishes the School Mental Health Act of 2022 which would provide resources and establish a youth advisory council to improve safety in our schools.
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2022-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8333Intro
25%
Focuses on increasing school security to minimize the threat of an intruder in a school.
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2022-06-09
To House Education Committee
RIH8336PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming June 12, 2022, To Be "women Veterans Appreciation Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-09
House read and passed
RIH8335PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2022, As The "day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-09
House read and passed
RIH8324PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Lincoln High School On Being Designated A "green Ribbon School" By The United States Department Of Education
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2022-06-07
House read and passed
RIH8326PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Exeter Job Corps Academy On Winning The 2022 Ri Prostart® High School Culinary Arts, Foodservice And Hotel Management Competition
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2022-06-07
House read and passed
RIH8318Intro
25%
Strengthens school security measures/established 8 member school emergency response committee/rapid response teams/SWAT teams/requires annual appropriation of $1,000,000 to achieve these goals.
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2022-06-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7562PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Prospective Improvements In Patients' Accessibility To Medical Care From Licensed Naturopathic Physicians (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study Prospective Improvements In Patient...
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2022-06-02
House passed Sub A
RIH7778Engross
50%
Updates the long-term care insurance statute so that it is in conformance with the latest version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners model.
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2022-06-02
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH8314PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Jeremy Pomfret
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2022-06-02
House read and passed
RIH8315PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Paul Bucci
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2022-06-02
House read and passed
RIH8313PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Lieutenant Gary George Miller Of The Coventry Police Department
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2022-06-02
House read and passed
RIH6673Engross
50%
Same as 21H-5082 -- Expressly allows college athletes, while they are students, to personally profit from the use of their name, image, and likeness, and prohibits the NCAA from preventing these practices.
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2022-06-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7118PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects And Impact That Hybrid And Virtual Learning Employed During The Pandemic Has Had On The Achievement Rates Of Children In Kindergarten Through 12th Grade (creates A 15 Mem...
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2022-06-01
House passed Sub A
RIH7528Engross
50%
Provides that only facilities located within the state be eligible for licenses to operate as official inspection stations for the inspection of vehicles.
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2022-06-01
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7593PassThe Rhode Island Cannabis Act legalizes adult use of cannabis. It provides for licensing of cultivation, manufacture and retail sale of cannabis.
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2022-05-25
Signed by Governor
RIH6674Engross
50%
- Prohibits Any Development Of Land Contiguous To The State House Unless Approved By The General Assembly.)
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2022-05-20
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7159Engross
50%
Allows a homebuyer to void a purchase and sales agreement prior to the transfer if the seller fails to provide a written sales disclosure. The act also increases the maximum civil penalty for violating this law from $100 to $1,000.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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