Rhode Island Representative Liana Cassar [D]

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RIH7254PassPermits Barrington to have three alternate members on zoning board who may participate in hearings and shall vote in the absence of other members. Each member of the board may vote only if they attended all hearings relative to the matter before boar...
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2020-06-26
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7255PassPermits the town of Barrington to deny issuance or renewal of licenses or permits for properties on which the taxes and/or assessments are in arrears.
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2020-06-26
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7888PassAllows the Honorable Christopher Blazejewski to join the Honorable Lauren Carson and Guy E. Cummings in marriage on or about May 22, 2020, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2020-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIH8076PassHouse Resolution Honoring Jessica Brier, Rn, Ms, Cv Cns-bc On Her Retirement From The Miriam Hospital
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2020-06-18
House read and passed
RIH8031PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Jacqueline Court
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2020-06-17
House read and passed
RIH8025PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of James P. Cunningham, Sr.
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2020-06-17
House read and passed
RIH7868IntroRequires certain businesses and educational facilities that produce at least 52 tons of organic-waste yearly and are located within 30 miles of an authorized composting facility to use authorized methods of recycling.
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2020-03-12
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH8000IntroEstablishes Children's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide finance assistance to families for medical expenses not covered by state or federal programs or insurance contract.
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2020-03-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7327IntroIncreases the age from eighteen to twenty-one years for lawful possession, sale, or transfer of firearms or ammunition. Full-time law enforcement, state marshals and member of U.S. military would be exempt from these prohibitions.
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7507IntroRequires schools to comply with recycling and composting laws and promotes the donation of unspoiled nonperishable food by schools. Requires the use of share tables at all schools.
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2020-03-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7993PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of March 8th -- 14th, 2020, To Be "americorps Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-11
House read and passed
RIH7946IntroProvides that the NBC may not exercise its power to acquire land within the East Providence Waterfront Special Development District, without approval by the East Providence Waterfront Commission and from the mayor of East Providence.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7203IntroExempts state or municipal police officers, firefighters, judges of state court, and members of the Rhode Island general assembly from the requirement of transparent windshields and windows.
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7338IntroDirects 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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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7426IntroProvides for the establishment of comprehensive solar energy siting ordinances in each municipality of the state. The act would also allow the installation of master-meters in housing developments.
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2020-03-04
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7218IntroDirects the department of business regulation to undertake a social equity and race analysis to examine whether racial business disparities exist in the process to obtain a state license.
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2020-03-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7348IntroCreates a voluntary mechanism for municipalities to use to dedicate a park, conservation or other land they own as public trust land in perpetuity to protect and preserve its future use.
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2020-02-27
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7408IntroAuthorizes tax assessors in the cities and towns to use the last statutory update or revaluation as the assessed valuation upon which to levy taxes regarding their real property.
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2020-02-27
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7205IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to consider a nominee's unique background and overall competence in all areas of the practice of law rather than emphasizing trial and courtroom experience in selecting nominees for the judiciary.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7206IntroRequires that the selection pool for court appointed receivers be composed of at least ten percent (10%) of receivers who are persons of color.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7237IntroAmends the current law so that digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) screenings are available wherever mammograms are conducted and provides insurance coverage for such screenings.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7788IntroAuthorizes the division of motor vehicles to issue a one year renewal registration for vehicles leased for a period of thirty-six (36) months for the last year of the lease and would modify the fee for said renewal.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7778IntroCreates "Rhode Island Transparency and Privacy Act" which mandates websites that collect or store personal info to disclose practice.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7682IntroProvides certain restrictions on the sale of tobacco products, enhance the definition of "tobacco products", and raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and nicotine-delivery systems from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7723IntroRegulates data brokers. Data brokers would be required to annually register; to provide substantive notifications to consumers; and to adopt comprehensive data security programs.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7830IntroRevokes the authority of the health insurance commissioner's ability to enforce a ruling of the federal government or federal court that revokes the prohibition on limits on health insurance.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7724IntroEstablishes the "student cloud computing privacy and protection act".
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7734IntroAmend several chapters regarding the operation of bikes on state highways and interaction with motor vehicles, aggressive honking, regulation of E-bikes, reckless driver accountability program & speed limits in thickly settled areas/business district...
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7670IntroDecreases the amount of the reinstatement fees for a motor vehicle registration or certificate of title which was revoked, denied or suspended and reduced reinstatement fees for suspension or revocation of registration or certificate of title.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7834IntroRequires 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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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7922IntroEstablishes 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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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7898IntroRequires patient contact employees, personal care attendants and high-risk providers to undergo a national criminal records check and would disqualify those people if they have a criminal record for crimes of violence or other offenses listed.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7936IntroForbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement; or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct as a condition of employment.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7927IntroAllows local tax assessors to assess valuations on a yearly basis pursuant to chapter 4 of title 44, section one, and to adjust the valuation of assessed properties on a yearly basis pursuant thereto.
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2020-02-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7363IntroEstablishes a process for insurers who wish to utilize receivership rather than the other processes of liquidation or rehabilitation.
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2020-02-25
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7477IntroAuthorizes an innkeeper to remove any guest who is a level III high risk to reoffend sexual offender who attempts to remain a hotel resident for more than thirty (30) consecutive days in any calendar year.
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2020-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7608IntroHouse Resolution Celebrating The Week Of March 22nd Through March 28th, 2020, As "world Doula Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-02-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7618IntroProvides for abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeal the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2020-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7604IntroRequires any single-user toilet facility in a public building or place of public accommodation that exists or is constructed on or after July 1, 2020, be available to persons of any gender.
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2020-02-14
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7619IntroExpands drug awareness programs to high schools, directs funding from certain civil fines and mandates establishment of criteria for funding.
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2020-02-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH7635IntroAllows 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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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7640IntroAllows individuals, who have not reached the age of eighteen (18) years, to vote in a primary election, as long as the voter will be eighteen (18) as of the date of the general or special election.
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7120IntroMoves the disciplinary process for massage therapists from the board of physical therapy to the board of massage therapists.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7091IntroMakes those persons convicted of felony simple possession of a controlled substance eligible for expungement five years after completion of their sentence. The act also repeals the requirement that those seeking expungement pay a fee to the court.
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7184IntroChanges the dates of the R.E.C. meeting to the last ten (10) days of April and the first ten (10) days of November of each year.
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2020-02-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7216IntroDepartment of health to establish maximum PFAS levels in water.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7208IntroBeginning June 30, 2020 requires 2 in 5 recruits to the Rhode Island State Police Training Academy be a person of color and also requires vigorous recruitment effort.
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2020-02-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7207IntroProhibits more than two (2) members of the state police to be from the same family whether by blood, adoption or marriage.
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2020-02-05
To House Labor Committee
RIH7435IntroPermits manufacturing or commercial concerns to apply to commerce corporation for exemption or stabilization of taxes when moving to another municipality if could reasonably and efficiently relocate outside state and that relocation would be advantag...
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2020-02-05
To House Finance Committee
RIH7222IntroEnables the Rhode Island 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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2020-02-04
To House Corporations Committee
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