Rhode Island Senator Joshua Miller [D]

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RIS2964PassAllows David J. Graziano to join Catherine M. Barron and Brandon M. Reid in marriage on or about September 2, 2018, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2978PassAllows Kevyn Kelly Smith to join Claire Pelham and Joseph Clegg in marriage on or about September 15, 2018, within the City of Cranston, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2013PassProvides for a voluntary deduction from any refund from the Rhode Island personal income tax for a contribution to the substance use and mental health leadership council of RI.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2052PassCreates a process for the department of education relating to the collection and organization of information concerning the workload and scope of the duties and responsibilities performed by school social workers.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2228PassAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2226PassRequires hospitals to offer immunization against influenza virus to all inpatients sixty-five (65) years of age or older from October to March of the following year.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2182PassRequires the department of elementary and secondary education to incorporate substance abuse prevention and suicide prevention into the health education curriculum.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2231PassFurther defines the duties of the department of elderly affairs with regard to elder caregiver respite services.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2179PassRequires that effective January 1, 2019, all school buildings where students are in attendance would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors installed and maintained therein.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2361PassProvides that jurisdiction of all use of agricultural and vegetable seeds is vested exclusively in the director of the department of environmental management.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2511PassEnsures compliance with the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2539PassEstablishes a procedure for individuals to file a revocable voluntary non-opiate directive form with the person's licensed health care practitioner.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2531PassProvides that any person, including, but not limited to, a minor who is pregnant, could give effective consent for medical, dental, health and hospital services relating to prenatal, delivery, and post-delivery care.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2540PassIncludes behavioral health counseling visits and medication maintenance visits as primary care visits for patient cost-sharing requirements under the provisions of a health plan.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2541PassAllows a pharmacist to dispense a partial fill of a Schedule II controlled substance at the request of the patient or the prescriber.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2896PassAllows distribution and utilization of narcotic testing products to assist persons in determining whether drugs contain toxic substances.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2930PassRequires the director of the department of health to develop best practices for co-prescribing opioid antagonists to patients who are prescribed opioid analgesics.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2934PassEstablishes the Rhode Island reinsurance program and restricted receipt account, from federal funding, administered by the director of the Rhode Island health benefits exchange, to mitigate the impact of high-risk individuals on health insurance rate...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS3004PassRequires the director of the department of health to develop best practices for co-prescribing opioid antagonists to patients who are prescribed opioid analgesics.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS3010PassRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction information on driver's responsible conduct and rights during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2299PassProhibits the use of tanning facilities by persons less than eighteen (18) years of age.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2577PassProvides 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
RIS2614PassRequires that a death certificate reflect the decedent’s gender identity, as reported by the next of kin.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2534PassExempts certain prepackaged manufacturer-supplied steroids and hormones from the pharmaceutical dosage limits contained in the uniform controlled substance act.
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2018-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIS2418EngrossJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana (this Resolution Would Extend The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing...
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2018-06-23
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
RIS2533EngrossExpands certain rights of persons with developmental disabilities.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS3011PassSenate Resolution Requesting The Rhode Island Attorney General, In Conjunction With The Office Of Energy Resources, The Department Of Labor And Training, And The Public Utilities Commission And Division Of Public Utilities Carriers, To Generate A Sol...
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2018-06-23
Senate read and passed
RIS2358IntroAdds a definition for "fuel oil terminal" for the purposes of the Biodiesel heating oil act of 2013.
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2018-06-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2993PassSenate Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates, And Amending The Language Of The Special Legislative Commission To Examine The Advisability Of Rhode Island Joining The Interstate Licensure Compact (expands The Language, And Extends Th...
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2018-06-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2015EngrossRequires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the caseload estimating conference.
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2018-06-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS2008IntroRequires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.
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2018-06-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2400IntroAllows pregnant women with an annual family income above applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2018-06-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2545IntroRequires insurance coverage for the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
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2018-06-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2612IntroRequires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections no later than fifty (50) days prior to the general election.
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2018-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2506IntroEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2018-06-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS2785IntroAuthorizes state to seek waiver of ACA to allow qualified small business owners/sole properties to purchase small group health insurance on cost/impact assessment by OHIC provide coverage for essential health benefit categories/services.
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2018-06-15
To House Finance Committee
RIS2962PassSenate Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Etta Manocchio
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2018-06-12
Senate read and passed
RIS2077IntroProtects people with health insurance from surprise medical bills for emergency and other services by requiring a non-participating health care provider to bill an insured party only for a co-payment, or deductible.
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2018-06-08
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2864PassAllows Myron Raisner to join Dara M. Raisner and Everett McCurdy in marriage on or about November 4, 2018, within the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-08
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2931EngrossProvides that health insurance coverage would cover short-term limited duration policies and certain policies that pay on a cost-incurred basis.
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2018-06-08
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2061IntroRequires the general assembly to appropriate a minimum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) in capital financing to Rhode Island Housing & Mortgage Finance Corporation (RIHMFC) for the development of affordable housing for the homeless.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2196IntroCreates a tax on sugary drinks for the purpose of reducing the demand for those beverages, and discouraging the excessive consumption of, sugary drinks.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2210IntroEstablishes a mental health consumer advocate and wellness recovery center to provide support for those suffering from mental health issues and would appropriate two-hundred ninety five thousand dollars ($295,000) to operate the program.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2381IntroIncreases the compensation of direct-care staff of nursing facilities as a result of the application of the inflation index.
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2018-06-07
Committee heard
RIS2238PassRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIS2350PassProhibits the advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools that do not meet minimum federal and state governmental nutrition standards.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIS2530IntroExpands the current law so that RI adult residents would be included in the department of health immunization registry presently maintained for children. Also provides that any person may opt-out of the registry by contacting the department.
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2018-06-01
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2163IntroProhibits the state from restricting persons from terminating pregnancy prior to fetal viability. Would repeal laws regulating abortion.
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2018-05-31
Committee heard
RIS2216IntroAllows for a credit equal to the amount contributed by a taxpayer for the taxable year to the Rhode Island Ocean State Fund, which is created in the general fund to accept monetary contributions for exclusively public purposes.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2532IntroRegulates prescription drug marketing by manufacturers using strategies offering various discounts to disguise costs of high priced drugs versus lower costs alternatives and makes discounts available to individuals without health insurance. Eff. 1/1/...
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2018-05-31
Committee recommends passage of Sub A
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