Rhode Island Senator Kendra Anderson [D]

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RIS2208PassAuthorizes the town of Coventry to provide for the payment of sewer assessments in installments up to a thirty year period.
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2974PassApproves Warwick city charter amendments increasing mayor's term of office from 2 to 4 yrs, limited to 2 consecutive terms limiting council members to 6 consecutive 2 yr. terms effective 1/1/25 subject to general/special election voter approval.
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2531PassAllows feminine hygiene products to be donated by businesses to nonprofit charities.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2006PassAllows 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
RIS2249PassExtends from twenty (20) days to thirty (30) days, the period of time that a newly purchased motor vehicle may be temporarily operated, using the purchaser's current licenses plates.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2345PassRequires 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
RIS2236PassRequires 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
RIS2181PassRequires that any person operating or owning a dam with a storage capacity greater than one thousand four hundred (1,400) normal storage acre feet of water to obtain a permit from the director of the DEM to raise or lower the water level behind the d...
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2316Engross
50%
Extends the life-time limit for RI works benefits to 60 months; increases the monthly cash benefit to 50% of the federal poverty level; increases post-secondary program participation by an additional 12 months.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2192Engross
50%
Increases max income level to $50,000 and max credit amount to $850 for property tax relief with annual adjustment for inflation.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2174Engross
50%
Adds to the determination of the need to support high-need students a separate and independent qualifying factor of whether the student is an English language learner as defined by the department of education's regulations.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2847Engross
50%
Allows families to continue to receive state and federal tax credits and any stimulus funds provided for the well-being of children or adults without jeopardizing the family's RI Works cash benefit.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2437Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $2,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Education (modernizes Expand Access And Provide Additional Funds To Adult Education Programs In The State, Create A Strategic Plan For Adult Education Establish ...
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2497PassProvides that trilobite be designated the state fossil.
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2022-06-17
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2473Intro
25%
Requires the auditor general to oversee an audit of Medicaid programs administered by managed care organizations and submit a report of such findings within six (6) months to the general assembly and EOHHS.
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2022-06-14
Committee heard
RIS2769Intro
25%
Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).
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2022-06-14
Committee heard
RIS2489Engross
50%
Clarifies the role of a workers' cooperative to allow it to operate as a hiring hall under certain circumstances.
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2022-06-10
To House Corporations Committee
RIS3002Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations Regarding Rhode Island's Old Growth Forests (creates An 11 Member Commission Whose Purpose Would Be To Study And Make Recommendations Regarding Ri's Old Grow...
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2022-06-10
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2475Engross
50%
Replaces terms "mentally retarded"/"retarded" or "alcoholic"/"drug abuser" used in general laws with "intellectual and/or developmental disability" or "person with an intellectual and/or developmental disability" or "person with substance use disorde...
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2022-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2370Engross
50%
Prohibits questioning of a suspected juvenile offender unless a parent, guardian or attorney is present.
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2022-06-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2089Intro
25%
Spells out the responsibilities of both the landlord and tenant with respect to the inspection and treatment of bed bugs in residential premises.
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2022-05-31
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2340Intro
25%
Prohibits single-family residential zoning in municipalities with populations of over twenty-thousand (20,000) and mandate that those municipalities adopt zoning regulations for middle housing in single-family residential zones.
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2022-05-31
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2397Engross
50%
Repeals the requirement that law enforcement officers issue only warnings of the risks to persons leaving a child under the age of seven (7) unattended in a motor vehicle.
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2022-05-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2650Intro
25%
Provides for municipal and state police authorities to utilize automated license plate readers. Further, it identifies what data may be collected and defines how the data can be used.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2942PassSenate Resolution Condemning The May 14, 2022, Mass Shooting In Buffalo, New York
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2022-05-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2234Intro
25%
Permits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2223Intro
25%
Requires all property owners of rental property to file with the secretary of state notice of their name, home address, including zip code, and telephone number. The secretary of state shall comply a report of such information.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2375Intro
25%
Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2238Intro
25%
Exempts certain executive, administrative, and professional employees from overtime pay if their weekly wages exceed one thousand thirty-six dollars ($1,036), an increase from the current two hundred dollars ($200).
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2022-05-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2448Intro
25%
Provides for a plan and structure to transition to green energy in motor and other vehicles.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2720Intro
25%
Increases the wage amount for working prisoners, committed to the adult correctional institution, from three dollars ($3.00) a day to the minimum hourly wage amount for most workers currently set at twelve dollars and twenty-five cents ($12.25) per h...
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2022-05-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2196Intro
25%
Increases eligibility for the three (3) federal Medicare Savings Programs and eliminates the asset test for these programs.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2423PassSenate Resolution Urging The Federal Government To Pursue A Broad Range Of Measures To Reduce The Danger Of Nuclear War, To Sign And Ratify The Treaty On The Prohibition Of Nuclear Weapons (tpnw), To Make Nuclear Disarmament The Centerpiece Of Our Na...
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2022-05-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2379Intro
25%
Specifies and restricts use of excessive physical force by peace officers and creates a civil action for constitutional rights violations as well as impose a duty to intervene on officers on scene. Requires reporting of incident information.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2708Intro
25%
Classifies any reports of investigations conducted by internal affairs units or their equivalent as public records with certain redactions allowed to prevent a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2350Intro
25%
Limits the number of signatures that a candidate may submit for certification, to seventy-five (75) if fifty (50) signatures are required and to one hundred twenty-five (125) when one hundred (100) signatures are required.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2353Intro
25%
Requires all campaign schedules of contributions submitted to the board of elections expressly indicate whether the contributor is a registered lobbyist.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2627Intro
25%
Increases role of the DMV in the voter registration/address verification process, by imposing specific/comprehensive obligations. Protects from disclosure to federal government, any documents produced, pursuant to these new voter registration procedu...
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2022-04-28
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2180Intro
25%
Provides a dedicated grant of funding to DEM, specifically to commission an environmental study for the public benefit.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2719Intro
25%
Requires retail establishments with 3 or more employees on the premises without accessible public restroom to allow customers suffering from eligible conditions access to their employee restrooms.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2843Intro
25%
Creates state and local requirements for the protection and preservation of old growth forests located on public lands.
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2022-04-27
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2868Intro
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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2022-04-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2509Intro
25%
Repeals the municipal detention facility corporations and prohibit the operation of private detention facilities and private public partnerships within the state.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2656Intro
25%
Provides that the director of the department of corrections shall establish a program to provide access to electronic multimedia tablets to prisoners in the general population. The program administered at no cost to the department.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2620Intro
25%
Requires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2631Intro
25%
Establishes for DOC conditions and procedures for use of restrictive housing/disciplinary and administrative confinement and protective custody with annual reporting required.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2891Intro
25%
Requires municipalities to ensure that school district employees are eligible for social security.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2096Intro
25%
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) -- DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE PROHIBITED (Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race by expanding the definition of race to include traits historically associated with ra...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2451Intro
25%
Appropriates $100,000 annually to Fuerza Laboral for the purposes of the development and management of a business cooperative located in Central Falls to increase economic development, assists with job creation and a path to business ownership.
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2022-04-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2243Engross
50%
Increases the amount of parental or family leave available to an employee from thirteen (13) weeks to twenty-four (24) weeks in any two (2) calendar years.
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2022-04-08
To House Labor Committee
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