Rhode Island Representative Joshua Giraldo [D] | Introduced

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RIH7638Intro
25%
Promotes the development, utilization and opportunities for teachers of color. It would provide for a two million dollar annual appropriation for a scholarship fund for teacher employment in urban schools.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7614Intro
25%
Establishes the urban student mentorship program to reduce chronic absenteeism and promote better academic outcomes for student in urban communities.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7745Intro
25%
Requires the general assembly appropriate funds to the state librarian for the purpose of caring for, preserving and cataloguing property in the state in the keeping of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH8048Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island secure choice retirement savings program, which provides for the creation of IRA-type retirement investments managed by a board established by the act which would be a public corporation.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH8051Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $685,000 For The Black And Latino Caucus Community Partnerships To Establish Radio Station Wsop-lp (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of Six Hundred Eighty-five Thousand Dollars (...
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH8349Intro
25%
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Increases the maximum amount of days a retired teacher and athletic coach may substitute teach from 90 days to 120 days.
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2022-06-16
To House Education Committee
RIH8156Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $10,000,000 To The Justice Assistance Habitat For Justice (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $10,000,000 To The Justice Assistance Habitat For Justice.)
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2022-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH6664Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5772 -- Requires the health insurance commissioner to adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create a required form to be used by a health insurer.
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2022-06-07
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7623Intro
25%
Promotes the use of state surplus property by permitting the department of administration to obtain an appraisal and sell property to be used for housing development purposes where appropriate.
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2022-05-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH8057Intro
25%
Imposes restrictions on residential developments. Changes affordability limits for household income for eligible renters and owners. Defines first generation homebuyer. Creates a restricted receipt account for fees generated by this section.
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2022-05-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH8119Intro
25%
Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8212Intro
25%
Extends teacher certifications without fee or penalty for three (3) years for teachers who hold certifications as of July 1, 2022.
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2022-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8252Intro
25%
Requires the division of motor vehicles to develop a form for registration of and a license plate for commercial fishing motor vehicles.
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2022-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7289Intro
25%
Establishes general caseload limits for DCYF workers similar to those contained in the Council on Accreditation standards.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7490Intro
25%
Allows SNAP recipients to receive a minimum of $0.50 credit on their EBT card, for each $1.00 spent on fruits and vegetables also creates a separate SNAP fund to allocate funds from the general fund to effectuate this act.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7628Intro
25%
Directs the executive office of health and human services to increase Medicaid rates for the Early Intervention and First Connections programs allowing for payment of competitive wages for qualified professionals.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7340Intro
25%
Establishes the RI Early Childhood Innovation Act and authorizes department of human services to fund programs for at-risk kindergarten children of $1,000,000 annually.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7862Intro
25%
Waives fees for the applicant to volunteer at a school. It also waives fees for criminal background checks on any employee seeking employment for a position with a salary of less than forty thousand dollars ($40,000).
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7452Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To Mystic Aquarium For Expansion Of The Stem Advantage Program (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 To Expand The Stem Advantage Program.)
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7534Intro
25%
Repeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders."
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2022-05-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7381Intro
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Allows a deduction from federal adjusted gross income for interest payments on outstanding student loans.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7482Intro
25%
Requires the state investment commission to identify pension fund investments in military weapon manufacturers whether held directly and indirectly.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7128Intro
25%
Creates a sales tax holiday on August 6 and 7, 2022
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7865Intro
25%
Amends the capital gains tax rates and holding period from 5 years to 1 year. Imposes a non-owner occupied tax on homes assessed at more than $1,000,000. Increases estate tax exemption to $2,225,000.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7663Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $300,000 From The American Rescue Plan Act Funds For The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000) To...
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2022-04-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH7712Intro
25%
Replaces the terms "mentally retarded"/"retarded" as used in the general laws with the words "intellectual and/or developmental disability" or "person with an intellectual and/or developmental disability." Implements § 43-3-7.1.
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2022-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7799Intro
25%
Prohibits contracts with private, for-profit prison facilities or with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the purposes of housing and detaining people.
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2022-04-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH8120Intro
25%
Mandates insurance policies, provides coverage to diagnose & treat infertility for women between 25 & 42 years, including pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF).
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2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8157Intro
25%
Increases in-network behavioral health care service reimbursement rates up to the median value effective 1/1/2023. Increases rates for 2024-2028 by rate of inflation plus three (3) percentage points determined by federal CPI.
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2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7444Intro
25%
Increases the taxable wage upon which employees make contributions to the TDI and TCI funds and increases the maximum weeks for temporary caregivers from 4 to 12 weeks.
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2022-04-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7551Intro
25%
Increases the weekly dependency allowance for recipients of temporary disability insurance and temporary caregiver benefits from ten dollars ($10.00) to twenty dollars ($20.00).
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2022-04-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7760Intro
25%
Establishes conditions/policies/procedures for inmates' restrictive housing with guidelines/restrictions for disciplinary/ transitional disciplinary/step-down housing with annual report on DOC website.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7689Intro
25%
Makes any acquittal or dismissal of any offense eligible for sealing under chapter 1 of title 12, lowers the time limitations for certain expungements and amends the eligibility requirements for certain expungements.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7691Intro
25%
Provides for release of misdemeanor arrestees without financial conditions, except for domestic violence or flight risk or obstruct of justice risk.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7697Intro
25%
Defines hate crimes, provide that proof of one’s membership in a protected group in and of itself is not sufficient to prove hate or animus and make the hate crime sentencing enhancement applicable to petty misdemeanors.
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2022-04-13
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7794Intro
25%
Decreases an employee's obligation for contribution from wages and requires an employer to contribute one-half of the amount to an employee's contribution.
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2022-04-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7896Intro
25%
Decriminalizes possession of one ounce or less of any controlled substances classified in schedules I, II, III, IV and V except for the drug fentanyl.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7887Intro
25%
Requires the setting of bail for defendants coming before the court as alleged probation violators.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7938Intro
25%
Specifies and restricts use of excessive physical force by peace officers and creates a civil action for constitutional rights violations as well as impose a duty to intervene on officers on scene. Requires reporting of incident information.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7937Intro
25%
Police body cameras required. Restricts use of force. Mandates various police reporting.
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8011Intro
25%
Prohibits sheriffs from charging/accepting fees from any Rhode Island law enforcement agency for service of any temporary or 1-yr extreme risk protection order. Requires sheriffs to accept petitions/summons, by email, facsimile or other electronic me...
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2022-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7288Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $100,000 To The Department Of Environmental Management (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $100,000 To The Department Of Environmental Management To Fund And Assist The City Of Central Falls In Impl...
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2022-04-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7625Intro
25%
Provides that portions of the city of Central Falls would be included within the Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment Project.
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2022-04-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7624Intro
25%
Appropriates $100,000 annually to Fuerza Laboral for the purposes of the development and management of a business cooperative located in Central Falls to increase economic development, assists with job creation and a path to business ownership.
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2022-04-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7931Intro
25%
Amends the law enforcement officers' bill of rights to provide greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement.
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2022-04-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8025Intro
25%
Clarifies the role of a workers' cooperative to allow it to operate as a hiring hall under certain circumstances.
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2022-04-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7975Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $5,000,000 From The American Rescue Plan Act Funds To The City Of Central Falls In Recognition Of The Disproportionately High Impact Of The Pandemic On Central Falls And The Disproportionately Arpa Funding ...
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2022-04-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7718Intro
25%
Classifies as an occupational disease any disability or quarantine resulting from COVID-19 or other viral infection, classified by an executive order, during a declared state of emergency, subject to certain requirements.
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2022-04-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7719Intro
25%
Increases the dollar amount of public works projects that shall be awarded to minority business entities to a minimum of twenty-five percent (25%) of the dollar value of the project.
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2022-04-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7717Intro
25%
Increases the amount of unpaid parental or family leave available to an employee, from thirteen (13) weeks to twenty-six (26) weeks, in any two (2) calendar years.
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2022-04-07
To House Labor Committee
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