Rhode Island Senator Joshua Miller [D]

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RIS2658IntroRequires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2910PassAuthorizes Cranston to issue not more than Ten Million Dollars ($10,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the design, construction, repair, rehabilitation and improvement of streets, sidewalks and bridges.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2914PassAuthorizing The City Of Cranston To Issue Not To Exceed $147,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Notes And Other Evidences Of Indebtedness To Finance The Construction, Renovation, Improvement, Alteration, Repair, Landscaping, Furnishing And Equipping O...
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2020-07-25
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RIS2911PassAuthorizes the city of Cranston to issue not more than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the construction, improvement, renovation, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public buildings.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2912PassAuthorizes the city of Cranston to issue not more than Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the acquisition, improvement, renovation and repair of fire and public safety equipment.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2913PassAuthorizes Cranston to issue not more than $2,000,000 general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, repair and alteration of playgrounds, athletic fields and related equipment.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2917PassAuthorizes the city of Cranston to issue not more than Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) general obligation bonds and temporary notes for the acquisition, ?equipping and installation of renewable energy and energy ?conservation improvements.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2317IntroProhibits cost sharing for persons forty-five (45) years or older for colorectal screening examinations, laboratory tests and colonoscopies covered by health insurance policies.
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2020-07-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2858PassAllows the Honorable Frank S. Lombardi to join Brooke Fairbrothers and Kyle Peahl in marriage on or about October 17, 2020, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2363IntroRepeals the sunset provision of chapter 33.6 of title 44 which grants tax credits to individuals or companies redeveloping historic structures.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2525IntroHave the health insurance commissioner adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create required forms to be used by a health insurer, including telemedicine coverage.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2886PassSenate Resolution Expressing Support And Sincere Gratitude To Mr. Neil Steinberg, The Rhode Island Foundation, And All Members Of The Education And Health Planning Committees Who Collaborated To Create Long-term Visions Intended To Improve The Educat...
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2877PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Mr. Richard N. Harris, Msw, Licsw, On His Retirement As Executive Director Of The Rhode Island Chapter Of The National Association Of Social Workers, After Many Years Of Dedicated Service To The People Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2326PassAuthorizes the film office director to waive the primary locations within the state requirement for any feature film or television production spending a minimum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) in qualified expenditures.
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2020-03-17
Signed by Governor
RIS2331PassAllows Christopher John Marsella to join Alicia Lorraine Anthony and Xaykham Rexford Khamsyvoravong in marriage on or about June 2, 2020, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2020-03-17
Signed by Governor
RIS2078PassAllows Ashley Dopart-Preliasco to join Westley Richard Chaplin and John Joseph Correllus in marriage on or about May 30, 2020, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-03-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2071IntroAuthorizes tax assessors to use the last revaluation as the assessed valuation.
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2020-03-12
Committee heard
RIS2367IntroMandates rules and regulations of department of health for newborn test to include disorders and conditions in federal recommended uniform screening.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2526IntroRequires drug manufactures to establish fund and manage state approved drug take back programs, free of charge to the consumer and pharmacy.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2523IntroIncrease 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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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2770PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That President Donald J. Trump Declare A National Emergency For The Coronavirus Pandemic
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2020-03-12
Senate read and passed
RIS2811IntroDOH to develop and publish opioid alternative pamphlet.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2794IntroProhibits food service establishments providing single-use plastic straws unless requested or from self-service dispenser. First and second violation results in notice of violation and $25 fine thereafter up to $300 annually.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2239IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to study and report to the general assembly the impact of using Medicaid funds for treatment of chronically homeless individuals.
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2020-03-12
Committee recommends passage
RIS2366IntroRequires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2529IntroRequires the dept of behavioral healthcare/developmental disabilities/hospitals to coordinate with the DOH to propose revisions to chapter 1.10 and 10.1 of title 23, including updates and revisions of statutory language and evidence-based best practi...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2176IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen without a physician's note or prescription, if the product is regulated by the FDA for over-the-counter use.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2404IntroSets forth standards ensuring full compliance with non-renewable energy standards by 2030, commencing in compliance year 2021.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2638IntroRequires the state, including all its agencies and departments, to purchase one hundred percent (100%) of their energy needs from renewable sources by January 1, 2031.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2359IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Congress Adopt "an American Economic Recovery" Program
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2465IntroEstablishes Children's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide finance assistance to families for medical expenses not covered by state or federal programs or insurance contract.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2484IntroRemoves crime of moral turpitude as cause to deny a variety of licenses.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2532IntroRequires health insurers to accommodate the request for communication in the form and format requested by the insured.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2522IntroCreates a comprehensive system to promote and regulate the effective and competent administration of medical laboratories by focusing on the training, qualifications and licensure of their practitioners.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2147PassIncreases the minimum wage gradually up to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour by the year 2024.
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2020-03-10
Signed by Governor
RIS2166IntroPrevents the consideration of an applicant's credit history in determining automobile insurance rates.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2323IntroRequires pharmacists to advise on lower cost generic drug alternatives.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2318IntroRequires pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers to provide wholesale acquisition cost/drug prices/rebates/fees/drug sales information to DOH/Insurance Commissioner yearly.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2744IntroRequires informed consent of the elderly for referral of investigations to be made by other state agencies by the long-term care ombudsperson (LTCO).
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2020-03-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2751IntroPermits medical marijuana for animals.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2114IntroRequires that the tax imposed on little cigars be imposed in the same manner as the tax imposed on cigarettes, that 25% of such tax revenue would be applied to smoking cessation programs, and requires that little cigars be sold in packs of 20 or more...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2520IntroAllow pregnant women with an annual family income above the applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2020-03-03
Committee recommends passage
RIS2720PassSenate Resolution Congratulating James F. Dean On His Retirement From The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority After Forty-five Years Of Devoted And Meritorious Service To The Citizens Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2003IntroCreates 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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2020-02-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2232IntroChanges the title of chapter 37.2 of title 5 and throughout, replacing "Oriental medicine" with "Chinese medicine" and allows certified individuals to practice acupuncture and Chinese medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic methods.
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2020-02-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2255IntroLandlords responsible to tenants if tenants evicted due to landlord neglect and allows municipality to place lien on property.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2616PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 176th Anniversary Of Dominican Republic Independence On February 27, 2020
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2020-02-27
Senate read and passed
RIS2708IntroIncreases taxable wage base for TDI/TCI contributions/coverage/maximum weeks for TC leave/provides fines/penalties for non-reinstatement of employee/creates tax credit for low wage employees.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2636IntroProhibits a covered establishment from preparing, selling, processing or providing food or beverages in or on a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2667IntroRequires the city or town council or local licensing authority to provide notice to all licensed businesses within five hundred feet (500’) of the proposed location of the new business license to be heard
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
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