Rhode Island Representative Liana Cassar [D]

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RIH5764IntroMoves the date of primaries to the eighth Tuesday preceding biennial state elections.
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIH6046IntroExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Providence Country Day School, a Rhode Island nonprofit corporation, located in East Providence, Rhode Island.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5892EngrossExpands definition of "employee" to include a caterer licensed by the department of health and division of taxation and food truck.
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2019-06-12
House read and passed
RIH5925IntroProvides that lists of registered voters be made available to the general public by the secretary of state, and would repeal the requirement that the request be made under oath.
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2019-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6070IntroRequires the department of business regulation to provide an equitable distribution of marijuana cultivation or dispensary licenses.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5372IntroAllows Rhode Island personal income taxpayers to deduct from their adjusted gross income all medical and dental expenses as allowed by the Internal Revenue Service.
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2019-05-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH6118IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $250,000 To The Opportunities Industrialization Center Of Rhode Island (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $250,000 To The Opportunities Industrialization Center Of Rhode Island.)
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2019-05-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH6065IntroAmends the conditions of bail and recognizance to permit the release of a person charged with a misdemeanor without financial conditions.
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6103IntroThis act would, upon its own motion or upon request of a parolee, enable the parole board to terminate a parolee's supervision and legal custody order. Prisoners with a life sentence for first and second degree murder are excluded.
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5603IntroProvides certain restrictions on the sale of tobacco products, enhance the definition of "tobacco products", and would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and nicotine delivery systems from 18 to 21 years of age
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5104IntroEstablishes rules and procedures for licensing emergency shelters, including setting minimum standards and prohibiting the charging of fees to the residents.
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2019-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5103IntroEnables the RI public transit authority (RIPTA) to work with the Massachusetts Bay Transit authority (MBTA) to allow commuter rail passes to be used as dual passes for both RIPTA and MBTA.
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2019-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5236IntroEstablishes the office of inspector general as an independent administrative agency charged with the responsibility to investigate, detect, and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the expenditure of public funds.
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2019-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH6050PassHouse Resolution Commemorating May Of 2019 As "mental Health Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-01
House read and passed
RIH5677EngrossExempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and would define the practice of natural hair braiding.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH5826IntroRequires the personal care product industry to more fully disclose the ingredients they use and, where applicable, identify ingredients that have been published as a chemical of concern on one or more designated list included in the act.
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2019-04-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5187PassRatifies and validates the amendments to the Barrington Home Rule Charter which were approved by the electors of the town of Barrington at the polls on November 6, 2018.
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2019-04-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5559IntroRequires the RIDE, within the next three years, to create a plan where all RI teachers would be trained in the BEARS curriculum (BEARS training includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich maneuver, and bleeding control).
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2019-04-10
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5557IntroExempts both single/multiple entity physician-owned ambulatory surgical centers from CON requirements treating them as a physicians' practice extension governed by DOH.
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2019-04-10
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5698IntroProvides that the state board of elections would be exempt from the "administrative procedures act" except for certain rule-making provisions of the "administrative procedures act".
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5955PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming April, 2019, To Be "financial Literacy Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-04-03
House read and passed
RIH5954PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of April 1-7, 2019, To Be "national Public Health Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-04-03
House read and passed
RIH5930IntroCreates "Consumer Privacy Protection Act."
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2019-04-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5937PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming Saturday, April 13, 2019, To Be "historic Cemetery Restoration/awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-04-02
House read and passed
RIH5929PassHouse Resolution Celebrating The Week Of March 22nd Through March 28th, 2019, As "world Doula Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-03-28
House read and passed
RIH5560IntroRequires all school districts to designate an athletic trainer to be available for high school athletic practices and games.
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2019-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5555IntroCreates the Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act, to provide a legal mechanism whereby a terminally ill patient may choose to end their life using drugs prescribed by a physician.
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2019-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5512IntroRequires that the judicial nominating commission be composed of at least three (3) members of color.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5510IntroPromotes more diversity in the composition of the judicial nominating commission and would require that each list of qualified judicial candidates it submits to the governor for nomination include a person of color.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5882PassHouse Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Tragic Loss Of Fifty Lives At Mosques In Christchurch, New Zealand On Friday March 15, 2019
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2019-03-20
House read and passed
RIH5739IntroProhibits sale/possession of feeding device holding more then 10 ammunition rounds punishable by up to $5,000 fine or up to 5 years imprisonment with law enforcement/military personnel exceptions.
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2019-03-19
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5728IntroIncreases the age from eighteen to twenty-one years for lawful possession, sale, or transfer of firearms or ammunition. Full-time law enforcement, fire marshals and member of U.S. military would be exempt from these prohibitions.
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2019-03-19
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5688IntroEstablishes a process for insurers who wish to utilize receivership rather than the other processes of liquidation or rehabilitation.
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2019-03-19
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5647IntroProhibits any city or town employee, including private contractors, removing trash from leaving trash receptacles so as to constitute a hazard on the highways.
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2019-03-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5136IntroPermits a petition for adoption, and if necessary, termination of parental rights, to be filed by a grandparent(s) without the noncustodial parents' consent in certain circumstances.
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2019-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5515IntroEliminates the statute of limitations for second-degree and third-degree sexual assault.
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2019-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5269IntroProvides health care employers with at least 18 employees, which receive certain state funding or pay an executive $1,000,000 or more annually, pay a minimum wage of $15.00.
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2019-03-06
To House Labor Committee
RIH5460IntroRequires funeral directors to intern in RI prior to licensing. Photo IDs for funeral directors. Unlicensed practice punishable as felony. Funeral establishments shall maintain website for obituary.
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2019-03-05
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5294IntroAllows persons with multiple misdemeanors and felonies to seek expungement of up to six convictions provided that convictions for multiple alcohol related offenses or domestic violence offenses and crime of violence are not eligible.
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2019-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5344IntroProhibits an employer/employment agency/labor organization/or employee/to directly/indirectly commit any act declared to be an unlawful employment practice/it being the legislative intent that individuals would be held personally liable for such cond...
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2019-02-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH5368IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Pass Legislation Establishing An Improved "medicare For All" Single Payer Program That Would Provide Universal Comprehensive Affordable Health Care
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2019-02-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5627IntroCreates a special Rhode Island Peace Corps Volunteers license plate.
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2019-02-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH5611IntroEstablishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program.
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2019-02-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH5364IntroProhibits health insurance companies from changing premiums based on gender.
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2019-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5534PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming February 24th Through March 2nd, 2019, As "peace Corps Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-02-26
House read and passed
RIH5316IntroEnables federal employees, who are working during a government shutdown but not receiving wages, to receive unemployment benefits while they are working but not getting paid.
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2019-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5064IntroRequires that all cosmetics manufactured, sold, delivered, or held for offering to be sold contain a label that completely and accurately lists all of its component ingredients.
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2019-02-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5078IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State - Four Year Terms And Term Limits For Representatives And Senators
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5162IntroDirects that services provided by school social workers and certified school psychologists would be included as health care related services eligible for federal Medicaid reimbursement.
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2019-02-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5066IntroRequires driver education programs to teach applicants prohibitions/obligations relating to traffic stops and procedure for filing complaint for any violations
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2019-02-05
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (02/06/2019)
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