Rhode Island Representative Liana Cassar [D]

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RIH6397PassExempts 203-209 Douglas Avenue, Plat 68, Lots 83 and 646 of the applicable city of Providence tax assessment map from the permitting of alcohol beverages retail licenses within a certain proximity to schools and churches.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5599PassEliminates the words "moral turpitude" as a cause of refusal to issue a license to various professionals.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH6238PassAuthorizes cities/towns to establish a property tax credit program in exchange for volunteer service by persons over age 60 up to $1,500 calculated by multiplying service hours by the state minimum wage per hour.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5471PassJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 In Restricted Receipt Funding In The Appropriation Of Funds For Fiscal Year 2022 To The Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities An Hospitals (imposes Three Hundred Dollar Su...
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5697PassRequires implementation of education courses in African American history in elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island commencing in the 2022-2023 school year.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5920PassAuthorizes the state’s twenty-one coastal communities to adopt the coastal resources management council's (CRMC) coastal hazard application process applicable to a local overlay district.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5929PassProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and would establish medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services. Effective 7/1/22.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6119PassImposes one year moratorium on enforcement of municipal ordinance or zoning requirement that penalizes owners of food service establishments/bars for modifications/alternations to their premises in response to an emergency declaration.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH6438PassCreates a statewide body-worn camera program for police departments in the state.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5370PassRequires health insurers to accommodate the request for communication in the form and format requested by the insured.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIH6032PassAmends the provisions of the telemedicine coverage act and provide coverage for telemedicine under Rhode Island Medicaid.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIH5353PassCreates the "Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act" which requires training of teachers/students/school personnel regarding suicide awareness and prevention, and the establishment of a conflict resolution process between teachers or school personnel/stude...
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH6215PassAmends the definition of sexual orientation. Allows cases in superior court. Allows mediation prior to superior court case. Prohibits court order unless attorney fee waiver is signed. Repeals exemptions to sexual discrimination.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH6491PassHouse Resolution Thanking Rhode Island's Cooling Centers For Caring For And Protecting The State's Most Vulnerable Residents
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2021-07-01
House read and passed
RIH6464Intro

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Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings and provides that any eviction for nonpayment of rent, in which the rent arrearage is paid through a rent relief program, shall remain sealed permanently.
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6484Intro

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Requires the general assembly to provide race, ethnicity and gender impact statements as to all legislation, addressing the disproportionate impact of the legislation on people of color and gender.
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2021-06-29
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6482Intro

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Prohibits the sale or transfer of ammunition unless the purchaser successfully undergoes a background check.
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5254Engross

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Authorizes administrator DMV to issue special license plates to Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse.
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2021-06-28
House passed Sub A
RIH6449Engross

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Joint Resolution Amending The Joint Resolution Creating A Permanent Legislative Commission On Child Care In Rhode Island (this Resolution Would Amend The Membership And Purpose Of Said Commission, Allow For Funding With Approval, And Require Review O...
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2021-06-28
House read and passed
RIH6450PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming June To Be Caribbean American Heritage Month In The State Of Rhode Island And Celebrating The Immense Contributions Caribbean Americans Have Made To The United States
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2021-06-22
House read and passed
RIH5356Engross

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Prohibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.
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2021-06-21
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH6442PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Rhode Island Department Of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit On Her New Position With The United States Department Of Commerce And Thanking Her For Her Service And Many Accomplishments At Dem And On Behalf O...
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2021-06-16
House read and passed
RIH6443PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Yvette M. Vary
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2021-06-16
House read and passed
RIH6427PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Honorable Joy Hearn On Her Retirement From The Barrington Public Schools After Many Years Of Dedicated And Distinguished Service
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2021-06-15
House read and passed
RIH5600Engross

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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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2021-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6386PassHouse Resolution Recognizing The 100th Anniversary Of The Tulsa Race Massacre
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2021-06-03
House read and passed
RIH6372Intro

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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $20,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Transportation (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $20,000,000 To The Rhode Island Department Of Transportation.)
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2021-05-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH5394PassPrecludes a parent's disability from serving as the sole basis for the state to institute an investigation of the disabled parent's family.
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2021-05-26
Signed by Governor
RIH5537Intro

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Defines light duty, non-emergency and zero emission vehicles and requires the state to convert its fleet of vehicles to no less than fifty percent (50%) of vehicles in those categories by the year 2029.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH5674Intro

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Establishes the first Green Justice Zone, a model that may be replicated in future years to ensure that all communities throughout the state have clean air and clean water.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6125PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Recommending That The Chief Executive Officer Of Each Rhode Island City And Town Create An Independent Five Person Commission To Ensure That Any And All Federal Monies Received By The Cities And Towns In The Forthcoming ...
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2021-05-25
House passed Sub A
RIH6251Intro

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Waives beach parking fees at any state beach for any person that qualifies for a free or reduced lunch pursuant to § 16-8-10.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6361PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Tragic Passing Of Tatyana S. Francois
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2021-05-25
House read and passed
RIH5230Intro

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Joint Resolution Requesting The Director Of The Department Of Administration To Take All Steps Necessary To Prepare And Budget The State's Share For The Acquisition Of The Metacomet Golf Course
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2021-05-21
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5459Intro

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Expands drug awareness programs to high schools, directs funding from certain civil fines and mandates establishment of criteria for funding.
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH6337Intro

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Requires the transacting parties/new hospital seeking conversion to supply additional information in application for review by the DOH/DAG relating to staffing levels/pension plans/community impact.
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2021-05-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6318Intro

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House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Environmental Management To Submit A Report On Changes To The Parking Areas Under The Governance Of The Dem
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2021-05-17
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6317Intro

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House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services (eohhs) To Create A Covid-19 Surge Plan For Handling The Increasing Need For Behavioral Health Services And Substance Use Disorder Treatments
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2021-05-15
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5787Intro

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Provides for abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeal the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH5788Intro

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Establishes a pay for success program to raise funds from non-state government investors to pay for addressing social challenges. If there are positive results, the state would repay the investors with interest.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH5790Intro

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Increases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH5811Intro

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Requires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the case load estimating conference.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH6046Intro

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House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island State Auditor General To Conduct Or Oversee A Study Or Audit On The Privatization Of Rhode Island's Medicaid Programs
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH6268Intro

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Increases reimbursement rates for behavioral health providers over a five (5) year period. The minimum increase per year would be four percent (4%) resulting in a total increase of twenty-three and four tenths percent (23.4%).
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH5789Intro

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Increases taxable wage base for employee contributions to TDI/TCI fund/individual benefit rates for eligible individuals/maximum caregiver weeks/creates new credit for low wage tax payers not income eligible to receive benefits. Effective 1/1/22.
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2021-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH6250Intro

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Creates a self-employment assistance program in the DLT.
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2021-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH6253Intro

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Requires parking lots to designate parking spaces for electric vehicles/installation of charging stations for new existing public/private parking lots with fines for parking violations/compliance. Effective 7/1/21.
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2021-04-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5330PassValidating And Ratifying Amendments To The Home Rule Charter Of The Town Of Barrington
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2021-04-21
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6243PassHouse Resolution Celebrating Black Maternal Health Week On April 11th - 17th, 2021, In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-04-15
House read and passed
RIH5351Intro

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Requires elementary/secondary schools to have at least 1 school employee trained to administer/assist with the self-administering of seizure rescue medication prescribed to treat seizure disorder systems and the use of prescribed electrical stimulati...
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2021-04-14
To House Education Committee
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