Rhode Island Representative Karen Alzate [D]

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RIH5544PassIncludes in the definition of unprofessional conduct performing a pelvic examination without consent of an anesthetized or unconscious female patient.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIH5978PassRemoves the $25.00 limit on tuition for a motorist to attend a driver education course, and would allow a judge or magistrate to delay the imposition of a suspension or revocation of a driver's license or registration for a period up to 30 days.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5855PassProhibits an employer from reporting an employee's immigration status for whistle blowing.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH6454PassRequires that penalties or restitution payments for larceny of a campaign account or campaign expenditure reporting violations be deposited into the Rhode Island crime victim compensation program fund and not into the candidate's campaign account.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH5238PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Creates the "Rhode Island Student Success Act" which would identify those students who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition at public universities, colleges or community colleg...
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5328PassRequires schools to comply with composting and recycling laws.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH6478PassRequires the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations by January 1, 2022 for the licensing and operation of school-based health centers operating in elementary and secondary schools.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5698PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Requires all public schools to send out written invitations to all parents, guardians or caretakers of students inviting those parents, guardians or caretakers to an orientation at ...
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5697PassRequires implementation of education courses in African American history in elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island commencing in the 2022-2023 school year.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5829PassMandates RIDE to provide regulations to streamline the English Second Language (ESL) and/or English Language Learner (ELL) teaching certificate.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5826PassAllows students who are legally unable to complete the FAFSA to complete a comparable form created by the college.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6469PassAmends definition of dating violence to include abusive, coercive behaviors used to exert control and power and provides that abuse may be physical, verbal, emotional, sexual, financial, or psychological and includes threats, isolation, and intimidat...
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6438PassCreates a statewide body-worn camera program for police departments in the state.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5261PassComprehensively addresses wage discrimination, based on sex by expanding employee protections and the scope of the remedies available to employees who have experienced wage discrimination.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIH5585PassRepeals § 5-3-7 of the general laws which gives the director of the department of labor and training the authority to exempt certain classes of employees from receiving overtime pay for Sunday and holiday work.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIH5353PassCreates the "Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act" which requires training of teachers/students/school personnel regarding suicide awareness and prevention, and the establishment of a conflict resolution process between teachers or school personnel/stude...
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH5738PassRequires all new school buildings and those undergoing major renovations or substantial repair or replacement to plumbing systems to install water bottle filling stations.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH5250PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Ensuring Racial Equity And Optimizing Health And Safety Laws Affecting Marginalized Individuals (creates 13 Member Special Legislative Commission To Study Health/safety Impact Of Opt...
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2021-07-01
House passed Sub A
RIH5781Engross

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Creates Elected/Appointed Minority Officials Commission to create record of minority officials from 1636 to present.
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2021-07-01
House passed Sub A
RIH6096PassProvides that violations of chapter 34 of title 31 pertaining to rental vehicles are civil violations subject to the jurisdiction of the Rhode Island traffic tribunal.
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2021-07-01
Signed by Governor
RIH6079PassISAAC'S LAW) (Prohibits discrimination against a potential organ transplant recipient based solely on a physical or mental disability.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH6370Intro

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Authorizes the director of the department of business regulation to license the cultivation and sale of marijuana.
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2021-06-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH6396Intro

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Prohibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems.
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2021-06-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH6484Intro

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Requires the general assembly to provide race, ethnicity and gender impact statements as to all legislation, addressing the disproportionate impact of the legislation on people of color and gender.
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2021-06-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6044Engross

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Creates a special license plate for the not for profit Atlantic Shark Institute.
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2021-06-28
House read and passed
RIH5517Engross

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Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2023 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.
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2021-06-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH5763PassProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2021-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH6473PassHouse Resolution Honoring Reverend Doctor Carl H. Balark, Jr., And His Wife, Sister Ella J. Balark, On The Joyous Celebration Of Their 29th Anniversary As Pastor And First Lady Of Ebenezer Baptist Church
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2021-06-25
House read and passed
RIH6095PassRemoves all references to "and Providence Plantations" in statutes relating to the judiciary, in accordance with the constitutional amendment approved by the voters on November 3, 2020.
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIH6175PassAllows the Pawtucket city council to issue a Class B, C, or N liquor license for use on property located on tax assessor's plat 54B, 65B, and 23A, despite their close proximity to a school or church.
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIH6393Intro

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Requires all contractors and subcontractors who perform construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair or maintenance work, pursuant to public works contracts, to comply with industry standards for infrastructure corrosion prevention.
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2021-06-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6458Intro

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Reduces the appoint the historian laureate from a five (5) year term to a two (2) year term, and requires the historian laureate to develop and implement programs about pertinent aspects of Rhode Island history.
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2021-06-22
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6455Intro

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Makes the hate crime sentencing enhancement applicable to petty misdemeanors.
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6447PassHouse Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2021
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2021-06-17
House read and passed
RIH5283Engross

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Requires all foster parents to undergo sensitivity training regarding the culture of their foster child.
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2021-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6411PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Eduardo Sandoval
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2021-06-10
House read and passed
RIH5522Engross

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Establishes a process for CCRI, RIC and URI to accept for college credit an advanced placement subject test score of three (3) ("qualified") or better in an advanced placement course.
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2021-06-09
Committee heard
RIH5714Intro

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Expands the Rite Track Program to provide health care coverage to children up to age nineteen (19) funded by federal funds, if available, or if not available, by state funds.
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2021-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH6410Intro

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Makes custodial confession of criminal suspect presumptively inadmissible if made by juvenile, or person with impairment, serious mental disability suffering from substance abuse withdrawal and was procured through deception
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2021-06-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5387PassRequires a person to be at least eighteen (18) to obtain a marriage license.
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2021-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIH6383Intro

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Requires the department of environmental management to create environmental justice areas.
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2021-06-07
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6374Intro

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Allows the secretary of state and tax administrator to promulgate emergency rules and regulations related to filing procedures, minimum corporate taxes, and fees and/or penalties, during a declared state of emergency.
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2021-06-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6386PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The 100th Anniversary Of The Tulsa Race Massacre
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2021-06-03
House read and passed
RIH6369PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 25, 2021, To Be "stop The Stigma Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-05-27
House read and passed
RIH5536Intro

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Authorizes the creation of first-time homebuyer savings account from which savings to purchase a home could be deducted from an individual's or couple's personal income taxes.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH5686Intro

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Repeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders."
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH5955Intro

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Protects food security and creates agricultural jobs and opportunities with the goal of creating food security. Employs several mechanisms to do so, including the creation of the agriculture jobs bureau, to be located within the division of agricultu...
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6033Intro

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Clarifies existing statutory scheme as it relates to fiscal notes regarding criminal justice and related legislation. Requires the fiscal notes speak to issues of whether the legislation enhances public safety and contains sensible fiscal policy.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6074Intro

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Creates the housing jobs department and a series of other initiatives designed to create jobs in housing construction, specifically affordable and low-income housing, green and solar energy jobs and programs for low-income individuals.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6125PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Recommending That The Chief Executive Officer Of Each Rhode Island City And Town Create An Independent Five Person Commission To Ensure That Any And All Federal Monies Received By The Cities And Towns In The Forthcoming ...
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2021-05-25
House passed Sub A
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