Rhode Island Representative Joshua Giraldo [D] | Bills

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RIH7640PassAmends membership of the RI Housing Resources Act of 1998 Commission to exclude a representative of the insurers and replace it with a representative of a Rhode Island city or town with a population below 25,000 with a median family income of 40,000.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8285PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit, located in Pawtucket.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7062PassProvides that in developing alternative-learning plans, consideration shall be given to the difficulties and interruptions students experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7607PassAllows high school students receiving state Silver/Gold Seal of Biliteracy to earn 2 to 4 semesters of college credit toward minor/major in language at public university/community college if requested within 3 yrs. after high school graduation.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH8138PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of RI Public Health Foundation, and any other entity formed in conjunction with, or to facilitate the acquisition of properties of, Rhode Island Public Health Foundation in Providence.
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2022-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
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
RIH7974PassRequires all high school seniors in the state to complete a federal financial aid application (FAFSA) or a Rhode Island Alternative Financial Aid Application, offered through the Community College of Rhode Island in order to graduate high school.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8348PassProvides that the public schools shall be responsible for attendance data monitoring and detection of emergent truant behavior.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7743PassRequires motor vehicle parking spaces in lots with >100 spaces specifically designed for persons transporting young children under the age of 3/baby strollers except for single-family/duplex/townhouse/multifamily residences/industrial zoned propertie...
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7939PassAllows the division of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards and driving privilege permits, to applicants unable to establish their lawful presence in the United States.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH6603PassSame as 21H-5522 SUB A/2 -- Establishes a process for CCRI, RIC and URI to accept for college credit an advanced placement subject test score of three (3) ("qualified") or better in an advanced placement course.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7713PassRemoves diversion programs from the list of criminal convictions subject to mandatory DNA collection.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7737PassRequires the office of diversity, equity and opportunity (ODEO) to create, and for all state and municipal employees to receive, annual training in cultural competency. Defines "cultural competency".
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7457PassIncreases the age from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition. Exempts full-time law enforcement, state marshals and members of the U.S. military from these prohibitions.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
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
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
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
RIH7100PassAllows voting by mail without needing an excuse/improves voter roll cleanup/allows applying for mail ballots through online system/allows nursing home residents to receive mail ballot applications automatically/codifies mail ballot drop box requireme...
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2022-06-07
Signed by Governor
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
RIH7664Engross
50%
Adds the division of taxation, division of motor vehicles and department of revenue to those agencies who receive lists of reported deaths.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Judiciary 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
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
25%
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
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
RIH7299Engross
50%
Changes the definition of collaboration for physician assistants/increases continuing education to 50 hours/adds licensed nurse practitioners and physician assistants to the School and Youth concussion act.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Health and Human Services 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
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