Rhode Island Representative Leonela Felix [D]

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RIH7103Engross
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COMMERCIAL 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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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7532Enroll
75%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- MINIMUM WAGES - Allows individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee, for purposes of minimum wages law.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7647Engross
50%
PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Requires landlords to list all mandatory fees when advertising any residential property for rent in the same section of the agreement as the rent disclosure.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7811Intro
25%
PUBLIC 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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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7882Engross
50%
HEALTH 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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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7950Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- SUBDIVISION OF LAND - Provides amendments relative to the permitting authority of, and acceptable forms of financial security permissible for construction and/or improvement guarantees relating to the completion of required public...
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH8342Enroll
75%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS - Redefines misdemeanors for expungement purposes and make prior felonies, subsequently reclassified as misdemeanors, eligible for expungement pursuant to sections 12-1.3-2 and 12-1.3-3.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7162Engross
50%
PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - 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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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7291Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- RHODE ISLAND EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION WORKFORCE DATA ACT - Codifies the previously funded Rhode Island early care and education workforce registry data system.
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7015Engross
50%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- ELECTRICIANS - Clarifies the types of electrical services that require an electrical contractor's license.
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7577Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HEALTHCARE PROVIDER SHIELD BILL - Creates a protective legal shield for healthcare providers, precluding any civil/criminal action by other states/persons against healthcare providers involving persons seeking access to transgend...
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH8078Intro
25%
STATE 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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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH8264Enroll
75%
Authorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $20,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the design, construction, reconstruction and repair of environmental infrastructure improvements.
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH8355Enroll
75%
SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES - Allows the Halona Woodson to join the Honorable Brianna E. Henries and Jarod Radigan in marriage on August 8, 2024, within the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to 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
RIH7053Engross
50%
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS - Permits those persons with felony convictions to have up to six misdemeanor offenses expunged from their criminal record.
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2024-06-13
House passed Sub A
RIH7099Engross
50%
MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY -- POLICE RELATIONSHIP ACT OF 2015 - Amends the comprehensive community-police relationship act of 2015 to require an annual study by an outside agency chosen by the department.
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2024-06-13
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7500Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- PUBLIC HEALTH AND WORKPLACE SAFETY ACT - Repeals the exemption granted to pari mutual facilities and casinos from the smoke free workplace requirement and provides for a one time appropriate of $1,000,000 to inform patrons of the...
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2024-06-13
Committee recommends passage
RIH7618Engross
50%
AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- FORESTRY AND FOREST PARITY ACT - Creates a new motor vehicle registration for "forestry vehicles" also provides that forest product operations are permitted uses within all zoning districts of a municipality except where p...
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2024-06-13
House read and passed
RIH7724Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- OFFENSES PERTAINING TO SCHOOLS - Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race by expanding the definition of race to include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protected hairstyles.
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2024-06-13
House read and passed
RIH8367PassHouse Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2024
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2024-06-13
House read and passed
RIH8365PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Brianna Henries For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-06-13
House read and passed
RIH8366PassHouse Resolution Celebrating The 249th Birthday Of The U.s. Army
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2024-06-13
House read and passed
RIH7328PassELECTIONS -- CONDUCT OF ELECTION AND VOTING EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES - Includes the general assembly elections within the category of elections subject to the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7437PassINCORPORATING THE RHODE ISLAND COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE - Reduces the number of commissioners on the board of commissioners to no less than fifteen and would add a d/b/a Serve RI designation after commissions name.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7470PassMOTOR VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD LIMITS - Adds "loose material" to the contents of a vehicle that must be covered by a covering that must remain in place until the vehicle's contents are purged from the vehicle.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7841PassALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Exempts the property located at 94 Carpenter Street in Providence from the general law prohibiting liquor licenses within a certain proximity to schools or churches.
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2024-06-07
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7975PassDOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DIVORCE AND SEPARATION - Permits state child support agencies to bring actions under the child support statute on behalf of a noncustodial parent who is incarcerated and unable to pay child support.
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2024-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7471PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES - Amends several provisions relative to motorcycles and motor scooter license and educational requirements including deleting the learners permit requirement for motorcycles.
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2024-05-31
Signed by Governor
RIH7959Engross
50%
PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Prohibits a landlord from inquiring about the immigration status of a tenant subject to any federal laws or regulations, but may request financial information.
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2024-05-30
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIH8322PassHouse Resolution Celebrating The 170th Anniversary Of The U.s. -- Japan Treaty Of Peace And Amity
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2024-05-30
House read and passed
RIH7855Intro
25%
FOOD AND DRUGS -- THE RHODE ISLAND CANNABIS ACT - Provides amendments to the cannabis act relating to the definition of a social equity applicant and the required fee to maintain such status as a social equity applicant.
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2024-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7895Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE - Codifies the Katie Beckett Program pursuant to federal guidelines.
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2024-05-29
To House Finance 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
RIH7398Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Provides the state would cover dialysis for the treatment of end stage renal disease ("ESRD") and kidney transplants for persons who do not qualify for full Medicaid due to their i...
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7854Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT - Provides eligibility for an additional forty dollars ($40.00) per month in food stamp benefits to certain qualifying persons or households eligible for food stamp benefits, commencing July 1, 2024.
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8274Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKPLACE PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY ACT - Protects bullying/psychological abuse in workplace inflicted upon employees by employers/co-employees/provides civil remedies to affected employees/fines against employers/imprisonment...
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2024-05-15
To House Labor Committee
RIH7776Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $20,000,000 For The Housing Down Payment Assistance Program (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $20,000,000 To Support The Down Payment Assistance Program.)
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2024-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7924Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX -- CHILD TAX CREDIT - Establishes a child tax credit of one thousand dollars ($1,000) per dependent.
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2024-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH8072Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE RHODE ISLAND HEALTH CARE REFORM ACT OF 2004 -- HEALTH INSURANCE OVERSIGHT - Protects the solvency of health systems, physicians, and advance practice providers and insurers, encourage fair treatment of hospitals an...
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2024-05-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8255Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 To The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.)
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2024-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7338Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Creates an additional Rhode Island personal income surtax of 3% on taxable income over $1,000,000, with the existing three-bracket personal income tax structure remaining in place.
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2024-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH8228PassHouse Resolution Celebrating May 2, 2024, As "rhode Island College Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-02
House read and passed
RIH7333Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICARE SAVINGS PROGRAMS - Expands eligibility for the qualified Medicare beneficiary program by increasing the income limit from 100% to 138% of the federal poverty line.
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2024-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7998Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN - Provides children from birth through age five (5) with continuous coverage eligibility for RIte Track/RIte Care so that they are not at risk of losing coverage at the yearl...
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2024-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH8079Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HEALTH PROFESSIONAL LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM - Increases the annual appropriation for the Health Professional Loan Repayment Program from one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) to one million dollars ($1,000,000).
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2024-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH7687Intro
25%
EDUCATION -- TRANSPORTATION OF SCHOOL PUPILS BEYOND CITY AND TOWN LIMITS - Allows an individual school district that can utilize its own buses or vendors at a lower cost than the statewide system, to obtain reimbursement for these costs from state fu...
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2024-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH8211PassHouse Resolution Recognizing May Of 2024 As "mental Health Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-04-30
House read and passed
RIH7054Intro
25%
LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- PAYMENT OF WAGES - Provides employees with civil administrative remedies against contractors, subcontractors involved in the contract with joint/severable liability imposed on contractors or subcontractors. Effective 9/1/...
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2024-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7527Intro
25%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - This act would further delineate the definitions of felony, misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor.
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2024-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
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