Rhode Island Senator Joshua Miller [D]

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RIS2551PassDefines "construction worker" and provides for wage and benefits in accordance with chapter 13 of title 37.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2207PassAuthorizes the creation and implementation of a Pharmaceutical Redistribution program by the department of health (DOH) and the board of pharmacy to commence operations on January 1, 2023.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2421PassAuthorizes the issuance of special motor vehicle registration plates for the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA).
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2333PassEnsures that all hospitals and hospital-owned professional practices accept payment for all-inclusive elderly care which is no more than one hundred (100%) of what Medicare would pay for the same services.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2349PassRequires the transacting parties/new hospital seeking conversion to supply additional information in application for review by the DOH/DAG relating to staffing levels/pension plans/community impact.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2617PassMandates that an applicant for a license as a licensed clinical social worker not be required to take or pass a standardized written examination in order to qualify for the license.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2705PassCodifies in the general laws the standards of conduct for notaries public in the state of Rhode Island by the secretary of state which came into effect on April 3, 2020. Takes effect on July 1, 2021; sunsets and expires on July 1, 2023.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2761PassRequire if last day for suspension hearing of physician/limited registrant's license fall on Sat./Sun./legal holiday, hearing held on 1st business day thereafter.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2044PassProhibits the sale or promotional distribution of any food package in Rhode Island which contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2205PassProvides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2221PassRequires criminal records check for all applicants for employment with BHDDH/any facility/program operated by BHDDH with routine, unsupervised with individuals/organizations employing 250 or more employees with checks every 5yrs. of continuous employ...
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2294PassAmends dam safety standards to require the state building code standards committee to take into account climate change effect on inundation areas below dams classified as high, significant, or low hazard.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2295PassAuthorizes 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
RIS2614PassEstablishes 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
RIS2606PassCreates the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact allowing physicians to become licensed in multiple states and practice under the jurisdiction of the state in which the patient is located.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2583PassAmends the affordable clean energy security act and the long-term contracting standard for renewable energy.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2773PassEnables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2855PassIncreases the current levy on construction costs for residential building permits to be deposited into an exempt restricted receipts account to be used for training grants, including programs for local and state building officials and minority busine...
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS3033PassIncreases the membership of the governor's council on behavioral health from thirty-one (31) to thirty-two (32) members by adding the president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island or a designee.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2345PassRequires 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
RIS2292PassGrants residential purchasers of solar energy systems consumer protections related to disclosure and cancellation.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2086PassRequires insurance providers to seek recoupment or set off of insurance payments made to health care providers within twelve (12) months and requires health care providers to seek reimbursement for underpayment within twelve (12) months.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2201PassRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for biomarker testing on or after 1/1/23.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2317PassRequires the RI department of human services to develop a plan to streamline the application, certification and recertification process for SNAP beneficiaries aged sixty years and over.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2274PassIncreases the percentage of retail electricity sales from renewable energy sources.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2299PassRestricts the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2446PassCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2548PassEstablishes a special enrollment provision for pregnant women to obtain health insurance coverage at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2616PassCreates entry-level licensing program to allow applicants as a mental health counselor assoc. or a marriage/family therapist assoc. to practice under supervision prior to becoming a licensed mental health counselor or a licensed marriage/family thera...
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2659PassCreates an Address Confidentiality Program for persons subjected to domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, or stalking.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2988PassPermits the city council of the city of Providence to extend the period for tax exemption from a maximum of 20 years for an additional 10 years pertaining to the real property located 111 Westminster Street, also identified as 55 Kennedy Plaza.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2316Engross
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Extends the life-time limit for RI works benefits to 60 months; increases the monthly cash benefit to 50% of the federal poverty level; increases post-secondary program participation by an additional 12 months.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2588Intro
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Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Adult Dental And Chiropractic Rates (requires The Eohhs To Submit To The Secretary Of The Us Department Of Health And Human Services A State Plan A...
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2022-06-22
Senate held on desk
RIS2884Engross
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Joint Resolution Relating To Human Services -- Medical Assistance (increases Managed Care Hospital Rates For Obstetrician Deliveries At One Hundred Ten Percent (110%) Of The Medicaid Fee For Service (ffs) Rate.)
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2015Engross
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Prohibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) from imposing any fares and/or charges for service provided to the general public.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2406PassAmends the name of the title of chapter 5-90 to Ryan's Law.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2462Engross
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation In The Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget To Fund Payments In Lieu Of Taxes (pilot) At The Full Twenty-seven Percent Level (this Joint Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation A Sum Sufficient To Fund Payments I...
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2546Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Rates For Early Intervention And First Connection Programs (directs The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Medicaid Rates Fo...
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2460Engross
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Effective January 1, 2023, increase the salaries of the child advocate and the assistant child advocate for the office of the child advocate to $135,000 and $120,000 respectively.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2437Engross
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $2,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Education (modernizes Expand Access And Provide Additional Funds To Adult Education Programs In The State, Create A Strategic Plan For Adult Education Establish ...
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2637PassIncreases 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
RIS2605PassAuthorizes governor to enter into Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and designates office to administer compact. Creates interstate agreement that allows limited telepsychological practice to be conducted across state lines among member states.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2760Engross
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Increases the motion picture production company tax credit to ten million dollars ($10,000,000) and cap the available total of credits to forty million dollars ($40,000,000). This act would also eliminate the sunset provision.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS3022PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2022
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2022-06-16
Senate read and passed
RIS2228PassChanges the definition of "elder person" for purposes of exploitation of elders from a person sixty-five (65) years of age or older to a person sixty (60) years of age or older.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIS2822PassCreates a name for the Rhode Island Convention Center Boardroom as the James P. McCarvill Boardroom.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIS2318Engross
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Includes seafood landed in Rhode Island among the items that purchasing agents for state institutions are directed to purchase at prevailing market prices if available.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2466Engross
50%
Provides that dental services rendered to patients in Rhode Island shall be governed by Rhode Island law.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2476Engross
50%
Requires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations, health maintenance organizations and Rhode Island Medicaid, to issue/renew policies that provide coverage for emergency medical services transp...
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2022-06-14
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIS2653Intro
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Makes it a felony for an individual to possess any semi-automatic firearm magazine which is capable of holding more than ten (10) rounds of ammunition. Violations are punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment or a fine of up to $5,000.
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2022-06-14
Defeated in Committee
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