Rhode Island Representative Justine Caldwell [D]

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RIH7041IntroRaises the legal age for persons to purchase or be sold or delivered certain tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems and liquid nicotine containers from eighteen (18) years of age to twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7146IntroPromotes more diversity in the composition of the judicial nominating commission and would require that each list of qualified judicial candidates it submits to the governor for nomination include a person of color.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7145IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to actively solicit an attorneys of color who practice in Rhode Island but live in border states and to adopt regulations to promote that objective.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7147IntroRequires that the judicial nominating commission be composed of at least three (3) members of color.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7206IntroRequires that the selection pool for court appointed receivers be composed of at least ten percent (10%) of receivers who are persons of color.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7266IntroCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2020," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2020-02-26
Committee recommends passage
RIH7541IntroRepeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a uniform parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7721IntroCreates a statutory scheme to better enforce campaign finance reporting laws for criminal convictions for campaign contributions embezzlement or violations.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7720IntroRequires firearms to be stored securely when not in use and enhances penalties for failure to store firearms in a secure manner.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7844IntroDOH to develop and publish opioid alternative pamphlet.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7726IntroDefines any act of sexual penetration or contact perpetrated by an individual with a position of authority upon a person over the age of fourteen (14) and under the age of eighteen (18) as third degree sexual assault.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7716IntroDefines rifle and shotgun and makes it unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in public subject to various exceptions.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7661IntroIncreases 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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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7711IntroRequires the department of children, youth and families to report all suspected cases of child sexual abuse to the children's advocacy center.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7687IntroRequires that the division of planning create a checklist of environmental and energy issues that certain state construction projects which cost in excess of $10,000,000 would need to consider and address.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7870IntroEstablishes a program for mosquito/tick control by DOH/DEM to coordinate state response to stop the spread of mosquito/tick-borne diseases.
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2020-02-26
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7876IntroSets a goal for the habilitation facilities to participate in state procurements and construction projects of less than three percent (3%) of the total value of all contracts available to businesses in each fiscal year by June 30, 2022.
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2020-02-26
To House Labor Committee
RIH7839IntroProvides that feminine hygiene products be provided in all public schools.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7834IntroRequires the personal care product industry to more fully disclose the ingredients they use and, where applicable, identify ingredients that have been published as a chemical of concern on one or more designated list included in the act.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7937IntroEstablished player self-exclusion program with winnings collected from self-excluded players going to RICPG for research/education/prevention of teenage gambling addiction.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7941IntroAllows for a civil action against parents of a student who demonstrates disregard for the suspension of their child who has committed the offense of cyber-stalking or cyber-harassment.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7938IntroCreates anti-bullying bill of rights to strengthen protection for students who are victims of bullying.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7086EngrossEnables innocent persons who have been wrongfully convicted of a crime to petition the presiding justice of the superior court for an award of compensation and damages.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7069IntroAllows a school district to assess or request a voluntary contribution of money from a student or the student's parent or legal guardian to make a donation, in whole or in part, for the cost of district-sponsored field trips, dances, and clubs.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7103IntroProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7174IntroAdds climate change/sea-level rise/coastal resiliency to data analysis. Changes number of members of the economic development planning council from 17 to 19 by adding the directors of environmental management and coastal resources council.
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2020-02-25
To House Small Business Committee
RIH7330IntroTerminates all parental rights of any person convicted of sexual assault which results in the birth of a child from that assault.
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2020-02-25
Committee recommends passage
RIH7413IntroAmends vehicle size/weight/load limit act by allowing Rhode Island nonprofit corporations to operate oversized vehicles on holidays and weekends in order to participate in parades and other civic, patriotic, historic and educational events and displa...
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2020-02-25
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7425IntroProhibits the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7638IntroAmends the "residential landlord and tenant act" to allow a landlord prior to any residential rental agreement shall deliver to prospective tenant a valid certificate of rental suitability as defined in § 34-18-22.4.
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7102IntroProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-02-13
House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7584IntroCreates the reimbursement rates to be paid by the department of human services and the department of children, youth and families for licensed child care centers/family child care homes which would be tiered to promote quality improvements in child c...
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2020-02-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7599IntroIncreases the age of children able to utilize a recorded forensic interview for cases of sexual abuse in grand jury testimony -- child assault from age fourteen (14) to age eighteen (18).
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2020-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7138IntroRequires DCYF/family court to initially consider placement of a child under their care with immediate family members/next of kin before placement in foster care.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7273IntroPermits clinical laboratories as defined in § 23-16.2-2 to conduct its own analysis of specimens for the detection of HIV/AIDS instead of sending the specimens to the department of health.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7556IntroMakes permanent the tax exemption for certain residential property developments which have either not been completed or, if completed, have not been sold/occupied which would have expired on December 31, 2021.
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2020-02-12
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7527IntroAmends the definition of the practice of pharmacy to include the authority to prescribe drugs and devices. The act also provides the conditions for which a pharmacist may prescribe an indicated drug or device.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7548IntroPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7414IntroProhibits delivery service from using merchant's likeness/trademark or intellectual property on its website or delivery vehicles without written merchant consent. Requires delivery service to register to do business in Rhode Island.
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2020-02-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7521PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Jerry Zarrella, Jr., On Being Honored With Two National Awards From The National Association Of Home Builders
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2020-02-11
House read and passed
RIH7340IntroCreates a pilot program to prevent drug overdoses through the establishment of harm reduction centers, and requires the director of the department of health to promulgate regulations.
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2020-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7510IntroAmends the definition of the "practice of pharmacy" to include the administration of adult medications pursuant to a valid prescription or physician-approved protocol and in accordance with regulations.
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2020-02-07
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7239IntroNames Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
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2020-02-06
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7084IntroRequires that the secretary of EOHHS, the secretary of commerce of the commerce corporation and the commissioners of elementary and secondary education and postsecondary education be appointed subject to the approval of the senate.
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7139IntroEstablishes an equal opportunity unit within the division of state police to adopt an equal opportunity plan to increase the ranks of minorities and women among members of the state police.
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2020-02-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7156IntroAllow individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee.
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2020-02-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7231IntroAdds the application of eyelash extensions and the use of chemicals in the area of the eyelids to the definition of the "practice of hairdressing and cosmetic therapy".
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2020-02-05
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7447IntroProvides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2020-02-05
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7113IntroAuthorizes a special license plate for MASONIC GRAND LODGE CHARITIES OF RHODE ISLAND, specifies the minimum order and governs the amount and distribution of the fee surcharge.
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2020-01-30
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7158IntroProhibits any city or town employee, including private contractors, removing trash from leaving trash receptacles in any condition or place so as to constitute a hazard on the street or highways, except private roads or driveways.
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2020-01-30
To House Municipal Government Committee
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