Rhode Island Representative Karen Alzate [D]

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RIH6633PassSame as 21H-6044 --Creates a special license plate for the not for profit Atlantic Shark Institute.
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7640PassAmends membership of the RI Housing Resources Act of 1998 Commission to exclude a representative of the insurers and replace it with a representative of a Rhode Island city or town with a population below 25,000 with a median family income of 40,000.
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2022-07-02
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RIH7985PassRequires that all entities receiving tax credits from the state pay their workers the prevailing wage or other payments pursuant to § 37-13. This act would also allow the revocation of the tax credits for violation of this act.
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2022-07-02
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RIH8094PassRevises the process and procedures for state intervention and support for failing public schools, including Providence, as well as chronically under-performing schools.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8285PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit, located in Pawtucket.
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2022-07-02
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RIH7140PassProvides for immunity provisions for persons involved in donating feminine hygiene products to charitable or nonprofit organizations.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7607PassAllows high school students receiving state Silver/Gold Seal of Biliteracy to earn 2 to 4 semesters of college credit toward minor/major in language at public university/community college if requested within 3 yrs. after high school graduation.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7946PassDirects the RI housing corporation to maintain accurate records and prepare semi-annual status reports ("reports") to the general assembly, the housing resources commission, and the secretary of commerce for housing, on Section 8 Housing Choice Vouch...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7950PassProvides that the Rhode Island housing resources commission would promulgate regulations for the selection and appointment of approved monitoring agents to oversee affordable housing units.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7945PassAmends the composition of the state housing appeals board by adding one member from the Center for Justice and one member Direct Action for Rights and Equality, as well as two (2) alternates selected by the governor.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7940PassProvides that the deputy secretary of commerce and housing become the secretary of housing and retains all the powers and duties of the deputy secretary of commerce and housing.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7941PassPermits multi-family rental apartment units to be built as part of a comprehensive plan and to be included in the calculation of low or moderate income housing.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7949PassRevises the comprehensive permitting process and the appeals process in regard to low and moderate income housing. It also adds two (2) additional alternates to the state housing appeals board.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH8228PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $330,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the acquisition, construction, improvement, furnishing and equipping of a new high school.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7136PassWaives the adoption fee to adopt a dog or cat from a public animal shelter for a veteran that presents a current and valid driver’s license or identification card with the word "veteran" printed on its face.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7561PassProvides health care coverage for laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids, including uterine artery embolization intraoperative ultrasound guidance and monitoring and radiofrequency ablation, commencing January 1, 2023.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7611PassEstablishes the Rhode Island executive climate change coordinating council equity and environmental justice advisory board to advise on decision-making and equitable outcomes.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7604PassAmends the formula used to reimburse a utility facility or company for the cost of relocation necessitated by highway construction.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7971PassAmends the affordable clean energy security act and the long-term contracting standard for renewable energy.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH8239PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, reconstruction and repair of bridges and all costs incidental or related thereto.
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2022-06-29
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RIH8236PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,200,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other indebtedness to finance design, construction, reconstruction and repair of streets and sidewalks including, drainage and landscaping.
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2022-06-29
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RIH8238PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $4,100,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, construction, reconstruction and equipping of public recreation facilities...
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2022-06-29
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RIH8235PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $3,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the repaving of streets and all costs related thereto.
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2022-06-29
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RIH8237PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue up to $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other indebtedness to finance the planning, evaluation, design, construction, equipping and reconstruction of the sewer and sanitation system.
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2022-06-29
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RIH8240PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the improvement and replacement of road safety improvements and traffic control devices in the city.
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2022-06-29
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RIH8234PassAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $18,350,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, repair, alteration, furnishing and equipping of public build...
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2022-06-29
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RIH7200PassRequires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7510PassProhibits employers from receiving any portion of the tips given by customers to their tipped employees, with limited exceptions for credit card service charges.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7743PassRequires motor vehicle parking spaces in lots with >100 spaces specifically designed for persons transporting young children under the age of 3/baby strollers except for single-family/duplex/townhouse/multifamily residences/industrial zoned propertie...
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7939PassAllows the division of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards and driving privilege permits, to applicants unable to establish their lawful presence in the United States.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH6603PassSame as 21H-5522 SUB A/2 -- 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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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7269PassAllows individuals who have received their masters of social work from an accredited college or university within the past 18 months to practice within the field prior to obtaining a license.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7737PassRequires the office of diversity, equity and opportunity (ODEO) to create, and for all state and municipal employees to receive, annual training in cultural competency. Defines "cultural competency".
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8078PassAllows the district court to designate the date of the hearing in eviction matters filed under the residential landlord and tenant act.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7639Intro
25%
Decreases the amount of the reinstatement fees for a motor vehicle registration or certificate of title which was revoked, denied or suspended and reduced reinstatement fees for suspension or revocation of registration or certificate of title.
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2022-06-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH8368PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Deborah Ruggiero For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
RIH8369PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Gregg M. Amore For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
RIH7755Intro
25%
Creates the Governor’s Clean Energy Workforce Transition Commission.
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2022-06-22
To House Finance Committee
RIH8330PassHouse Resolution Amending The Membership Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Entire Area Of Land Use, Preservation, Development, Housing, Environment, And Regulation (this Resolution Would Amend The Membership Of Said Commission By Inc...
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2022-06-22
House read and passed
RIH7235Engross
50%
Sets pharmacist renewal license fee at $250 biennially and annual nonresident pharmacy location license fee at $625. Validates pharmacy technician licenses for 2 years. Validates pharmacy intern licenses for 5 years.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7358PassDefines rifle and shotgun as weapons and makes it unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in public subject to various exceptions inclusive of hunting activity punishable upon conviction by imprisonment up to 5 years or a fine up to $5,000.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH7457PassIncreases the age from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition. Exempts full-time law enforcement, state marshals and members of the U.S. military from these prohibitions.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH7468PassEstablishes the Black Regiment Monument Commission to maintain the Black Regiment Monument located in Patriots Park in Portsmouth and its surrounding grounds/promotes the commemoration of the Black Regiment.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH7911PassExempts not-for-profit food banks from the registration requirements under the "solicitation by charitable organizations" statute.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH8056PassMandates the department of labor and training to require publicly funded workforce and training programs to supplement all paper-based credentials with verified electronic credentials.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIH7424PassProhibited gaming patrons forfeit winnings.
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2022-06-20
Signed by Governor
RIH7617Intro
25%
Establishes the Rhode Island Black economic and community development fund as an investment fund to address issues of discrimination and exploitation of the Black community.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7638Intro
25%
Promotes the development, utilization and opportunities for teachers of color. It would provide for a two million dollar annual appropriation for a scholarship fund for teacher employment in urban schools.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7614Intro
25%
Establishes the urban student mentorship program to reduce chronic absenteeism and promote better academic outcomes for student in urban communities.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7745Intro
25%
Requires the general assembly appropriate funds to the state librarian for the purpose of caring for, preserving and cataloguing property in the state in the keeping of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
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2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
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