Rhode Island Representative Julie Casimiro [D]

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RIH7561Intro
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EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM - Enables cities and towns to enact enabling legislation authorizing a partner program to assist students with an IEP for specially designed physical education classes.
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2024-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To House Education Committee
RIH7112Engross
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Allows the waiver of interest on overdue taxes for commercial properties.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIH7103Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES - Prohibits credit reporting, executions, attachments against a principal residence for judgments based on medical debt. Defines medical debt as an amount for the receipt of...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7092Intro
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS - Mandates, as of 1/1/26, all recovery housing facilities register with department of behavioral healthca...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7319Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- HEALTHY AND SAFE FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES ACT - Mandates that the work week be reduced to thirty-two hours and rate of pay for a thirty-two (32
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Labor Committee
RIH7378Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Permits every municipality in the state to offer a homestead tax exemption of up to 20% of assessed value on residential properties, and also provides that municipalities that grant greater exemptions ...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7362Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Establishes general caseload limits for DCYF workers similar to those contained in the Council on Accreditation standards.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7383Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Increases the minimum veterans' exemption from one thousand dollars ($1,000
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7449Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Allows victims of sexual assault to submit a medical forensic exam performed by a licensed health care provider in lieu of a police report in order to establish eligibility for funds under the St...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7425Intro
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CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS -- UNIFORM PARTNERSHIP ACT - Requires certain limited liability partnership providing professional services to carry liability insurance.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7424Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- FILING OF ASSUMED NAME - Changes the term "assumed name" to "trade name" and centralizes the filing, administration and regulation process of trade names to the secretary of state and requires an ann...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7435Intro
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INSURANCE -- PET INSURANCE ACT - Enacts a chapter to regulate pet insurance.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7654Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- HOUSING MAINTENANCE AND OCCUPANCY CODE - Permits the department of environmental management and local municipalities to drain, remove, and replace an overflowing septic tank or system.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7626Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE MEDICINE - Broadens the definition of a "qualified individual" in acupuncture and Chinese medicine to include any person trained and certified in auricular acudetox.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7643Intro
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- HEALTHCARE SERVICE PROVIDER ABUSER REGISTRY -- HOLLY'S LAW - Requires the director of BHDDH to establish and maintain a registry of employees found to be in violation of and disciplin...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7614Intro
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EDUCATION -- COUNCIL ON ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION - Requires the student advisory council to meet at least quarterly, provides the chairperson with equal voting powers as members on the council, and provides that a student under eighteen (18
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To House Education Committee
RIH7747Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Allows victims of violent crime receiving awards under the state's crime victim compensation program to use up to $1,000 of their total award to make reasonable modification to their residence to...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7627Intro
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House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Feasibility Of Utilizing Federal Title Iv Dollars To Support And Enhance Enrollment In Social Work Education At Ric (creates A 12-member Commission To Study The Feasibility Of Ut...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7799Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM - Allows a licensed health care provider, who is assaulted in the workplace, to use the address of the department of health as the person's substitute address for all purposes, including...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7842Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES - Allows for the holder of a manufacturer’s license to be able to sell one one-sixth (1/6
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2024-03-01
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7824Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Requires DCYF to place a locked suggestion box in its facilities and create a digitally secured suggestion box into which residents may place comments and/or concerns to be ...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7825Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- CERTIFIED SURGICAL FIRST ASSISTANTS - Allows for the licensing of certified surgical first assistants to assist in surgeries through the department of health and a seven (7
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2024-03-01
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7821Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND OLMSTEAD PLAN COMMISSION ACT - Creates an Olmstead Plan for people vulnerable to unnecessary institutionalization to update a continuum of care to receive services and supports in the least restrictive env...
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2024-03-01
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7843Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- MANUFACTURING AND WHOLESALE LICENSES - Allows for the holder of a manufacturer’s license to be able to transport beer, spirits or wine between its satellite taprooms.
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2024-03-01
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7823Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Requires the department of children, youth and families (DCYF
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7839Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RETIREMENT OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES - Authorizes retired police officers and firefighters to earn income in addition to their earnable compensation; provided that, the amount would not exceed 5 times the rate of earnable compensatio...
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2024-03-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7836Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING RESTRICTIONS - Penalizes as a misdemeanor for the first two offenses and a felony for any third or subsequent offense for obstructing the free, convenient, and normal use of any municipal, s...
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2024-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7386Intro
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LIBRARIES -- STATE AID TO LIBRARIES -- FREEDOM TO READ - Encourages and protects the freedom of public libraries to acquire materials without limitations and prohibits materials being removed from public libraries due to partisan or doctrinal disappr...
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2024-02-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7477Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RECOGNITION OF NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES - Recognizes the Seaconke Wampanoag tribe as a Native American Indian tribe for the limited purpose of assisting this tribe in establishing eligibility for federal benefits and pri...
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2024-02-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7444Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM - Establishes the Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program for the importation of wholesale prescription drugs from Canada to provide savings to Rhode Island consumers.
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2024-02-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7565Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATING COUNCIL - Provides for remote participation in open public meetings of the long-term care coordinating council and would provide that a quorum of the council consists of 12 members.
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2024-02-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7795Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LABOR AND PAYMENT OF DEBTS BY CONTRACTORS - Prohibits contractors and subcontractors from paying employees the cash equivalent of any applicable healthcare benefit in lieu of actually purchasing the healthcare benefit. Vi...
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2024-02-29
To House Labor Committee
RIH7438Intro
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EDUCATION -- CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES - Establishes a task force managed by the children’s cabinet to develop recommendations to improve access to early intervention and early childhood special education services.
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2024-02-28
To House Education Committee
RIH7726Intro
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EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS - Requires specific actions and procedures that a public school district or the department of elementary and secondary education shall follow as a part of their proposal to phase out, merge or close a public s...
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2024-02-28
To House Education Committee
RIH7728Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE FIRE SAFETY ACT - Mandates an entity that owns five hundred acres or more of land to have a forest plan with fire mitigation.
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2024-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7735Intro
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INSURANCE -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE - Requires insurance coverage for at a minimum up to ninety (90
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2024-02-28
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7774Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $78,000,000 To The Rhode Island Transit Authority (ripta) (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $78,000,000 To The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.)
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2024-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7729Intro
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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- AGRICULTURE FUNCTIONS OF DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT - Provides a definition for "agricultural land" and removes the definition of "farmer" within the chapter on agricultural functions of the department of envir...
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2024-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7773Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $1,380,000 To The Rhode Island State Police For The Operation Of A State Police Recruit Training Academy (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $1,380,000 To The Rhode Island State...
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2024-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7775Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $180,000 For The Rhode Island State Conservation Committee And Its Three Conservation Districts (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $180,000 To The Ri State Conservation Committ...
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2024-02-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7087Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- FACILITATING BUSINESS RAPID RESPONSE TO STATE DECLARED DISASTER ACT OF 2024 - Exempts out-of-state businesses and their employees performing services, during declared state or federal disasters or emergencies, from state...
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7230Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- GROCERY STORES - Requires grocery stores to specifically limit the number of self-service checkout units to six (6
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7538Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES - Permits disabled veterans to be issued several disabled veteran plates, permits plates to be transferred to their spouse or caretaker during the veteran's life and would allow disabled veteran plates to...
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2024-02-27
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7609Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES - Provides protection and prevent the unethical, improper conduct and the collection of fees, by anyone advising or assisting a veteran filing a claim for disability benefit...
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7706PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming February 26 Through March 1, 2024, To Be "public Schools Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-02-27
House read and passed
RIH7518Intro
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INSURANCE -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS - Caps the total amount that a covered person is required to pay for a covered prescription asthma inhaler to twenty-five dollars ($25.00
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2024-02-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7365Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Prohibits healthcare entities from interfering with a patient's right to choose to obtain a clinician-administered drug from their provider or pharmacy of choice.
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2024-02-23
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7618Intro
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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- FORESTRY AND FOREST PARITY ACT - Creates a new motor vehicle registration for "forestry vehicles" also provides that forest product operations are permitted uses within all zoning districts of a municipality except where p...
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2024-02-23
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7072Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Four Year Terms For Representatives And Senators (proposes An Amendment To The State Constitution, Article Iv, Section 1, T...
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2024-02-15
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7101Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICES - Criminalizes the unauthorized dissemination of sexually explicit images of another person that are created by digital devices or created without the consent of the person depicted.
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
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