Rhode Island Representative Kathleen Fogarty [D]

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RIH7204PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - Designates, for fiscal year 2025, the usage for certain funds within the immunization account.
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2024-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7702PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES - Requires hospitals to screen uninsured patients for public assistance and creates a pilot program for out of hospital service upon expiration of similar federal program.
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2024-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7029PassPUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTION AND BENEFITS - Increases the maximum post retirement employment earnings from eighteen thousand dollars ($18,000) to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) a year for certain retired ...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH7356PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- CONSUMER PFAS BAN ACT OF 2024 - Enacts the Consumer PFAS Ban Act of 2024, prohibiting the intentional addition of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances of PFAS in products offered for sale or manufactured in the state as ...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH7811PassPUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- 2024 ENERGY STORAGE ACT - Requires the office of energy resources to initiate the process of developing programs and associated funding mechanisms, for electric energy storage resources connected to the electric distr...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH8078PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE LADDERS TO LICENSURE PROGRAM - Implements a grant program to fund public or private partnerships that provide opportunities for healthcare paraprofessionals to pursue higher education degrees and health professiona...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH8354PassJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates And Amending The Purpose And Membership Of The Special Joint Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations To Protect Our Environment And Natural Resources From Plastic Bottl...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH7141PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- COUNSELING COMPACT - Adopts a counseling compact for the interstate practice of licensed professional counselors by providing for the mutual recognition of other member state licenses governed and administrated by commis...
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7350PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- SOCIAL WORK LICENSURE COMPACT - Adopts model legislation facilitating the interstate practice of regulated social workers.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7449PassCRIMINAL 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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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7734PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- DENSE BREAST NOTIFICATION AND EDUCATION - Amends the notice requirement to patients to follow the mandated FDA national reporting standards
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7777PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND COMMERCE CORPORATION -- RHODE ISLAND -- IRELAND TRADE COMMISSION - Establishes trade commission to advance economic interests of Rhode Island and Ireland.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7882PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- LACTATION COUNSELORS PRACTICE ACT OF 2014 - Specifies the requirements and procedures for licensing lactation counselors as well as the renewal, expiration, termination, refusal, revocation and suspension of licenses.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7984PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 - Provides that mobile and manufactured homes be included as affordable housing under certain conditions.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH8219PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY INTERSTATE COMPACT - Adopts the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact and would establish a joint public agency known as the Audiology and Speech-Language Path...
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH8332PassJoint Resolution Respectfully Requesting Healthsource Ri (hsri) To Convene A Working Group To Study The Issue Of Affordability Of Coverage In The Rhode Island Health Insurance Individual Market And To Provide Recommendations On The Design Of A State-...
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7103PassCOMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- MEDICAL DEBT REPORTING - Prohibits hospitals and other medical providers from reporting medical debt to consumer reporting agencies. A violation of this chapter may be pursued on behalf of the consum...
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2024-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIH7065PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- HOTELS - Extends the current provisions relative to certain rights of innkeepers and eliminates the sunsetting of such sections thereby preserving the law as it currently exists.
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7091PassINSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- LIFETIME LIMITS - Repeals the authority of the health insurance commissioner to enforce any act of Congress/decision of federal court invalidating or repealing the prohibition of annual lifetim...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7246PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LONG-TERM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Adds climate change, sea-level rise and coastal resiliency to the analysis of data of the strategic plan for economic development policy.
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7566PassFOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT - Requires the department of health to amend its rules and regulations that allow for DEA-registered pharmacies to transfer electronic prescriptions at a patient's request (21 CFR Part 1306
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7586PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GENERALLY - Authorizes Providence canteen vehicles to be equipped with sirens, whistles or bells and would require operators of any canteen vehicle to receive 5 hours of training in the operation ...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7664PassELECTIONS -- NOMINATION OF PARTY AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES - Amends various sections of law relating to elections, nomination papers and the process of obtaining signatures for nomination papers and would provide a notification procedure for the rep...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7696PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- NURSES - Prohibits any agreement whereby an advanced practice registered nurse is restricted in the right to practice in a certain geographic area, assist or provide treatment or establish a professional relationship wit...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7713PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ELECTRIC BICYCLES - Defines 3 classes of electric bicycles, authorizes the DEM to determine allowable uses of electric bicycles at properties under the department's jurisdiction, allows Class 1 electric bicycles to legally...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7969PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- ELECTRONIC MONITORING IN NURSING AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES - Allows electronic monitoring of residents or private living unit in nursing or assisted living facility with certain restrictions.
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7617Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (ec4) To Prepare A Report On Benchmarking And Building Performance Standards
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2024-06-14
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
RIH7838PassIN AMENDMENT OF AND IN ADDITION TO THE ACT, PASSED AT THE JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 1883, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE UNION FIRE DISTRICT OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN", AS AMENDED - Amends charter of the Union Fire District of South Kingstown by renaming "...
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2024-06-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7373PassCRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Requires safe storage of firearms/provides civil and criminal penalties for violations/adds rifles and shotguns to the types of firearms requiring a trigger lock to be included with purchase/requires firearms dealers po...
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2024-06-13
Signed by Governor
RIH8366PassHouse Resolution Celebrating The 249th Birthday Of The U.s. Army
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2024-06-13
House read and passed
RIH7385PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES - Amends the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation special plate law to include an annual ten-dollar (10.00) surcharge for plate renewals.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7666PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION -- THE RHODE ISLAND MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM - Provides minor technical changes, including an update to the membership of the state planning council to include the secretary o...
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7731PassHouse Resolution Creating A Legislative Study Commission On Climate Change Impacts And Solutions (creates A 17 Member Commission To Study The Issues Confronting The State Due To Climate Change, And Who Would Report Back To The House By May 14, 2025, ...
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2024-06-11
House passed Sub A
RIH7972Engross
50%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- PUBLIC UTILITIES - Expands the crime of false reporting to include shootings or other dangerous events.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8353PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of Jason Alan Golditch
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2024-06-10
House read and passed
RIH7129Engross
50%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OPEN MEETINGS - Allows school committees to add item(s) not appearing in published notice to their agendas for purposes of discussion only if the revised agenda is filed with the secretary of state and posted on distri...
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2024-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7767Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Authorizes driver education schools to offer the driver training curriculum in a classroom setting or an instructor-led virtual format.
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2024-06-07
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH8312Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT RECYCLING ACT - Establishes beverage container recycling to be regulated by DEM.
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2024-06-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH8334PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Paul T. Deroche
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2024-06-05
House read and passed
RIH7663PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- VITAL RECORDS - Requires the division of vital records to ensure that the records are accessible to the local registrars and grant local registrars the authority to issue certified copies of certificates and records.
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2024-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7736PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- ALCOHOLISM - Requires 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 langu...
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2024-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7606PassINSURANCE -- CASUALTY INSURANCE RATING - Prevents insurance companies from treating widowed persons differently than married persons when establishing or maintaining an insured's rate or classification respecting the operation of a personal motor veh...
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2024-05-31
Signed by Governor
RIH7216Engross
50%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- WEAPONS - Defines "crime gun" and requires law enforcement to submit crime gun or 2 fired cartridge cases seized to state crime laboratory or the BATF for testing and tracing and also requires 2 test-fired cartridge cases to be e...
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2024-05-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7747PassCRIMINAL 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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2024-05-28
Signed by Governor
RIH8314PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 28, 2024, To Be "arts Advocacy Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-28
House read and passed
RIH7019Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM - Establishes "workplace readiness week". It requires all public high schools, including charter schools, to annually observe that week by providing information to students on their rights as workers and specifies the topics t...
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2024-05-24
To Senate Education Committee
RIH8309PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Paul Rizzo On Being Inducted Into The Rhode Island Basketball Coaches Association Hall Of Fame
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
RIH8307PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 59th Annual Gaspee Days Celebration And The Momentous 252nd Anniversary Of The Burning Of The Gaspee
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
RIH8306PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 23, 2024, To Be "lead Poisoning Prevention Day" In Rhode Island
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
RIH8308PassHouse Resolution Welcoming Boys Town New England To The Rhode Island State House On May 23, 2024, And Thanking Them For All The Good Work They Do For Children And For Healing And Bringing Families Together
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
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