Rhode Island Senator Louis Dipalma [D]

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RIS2169PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Extends the time period to for all teachers to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and practices of scientific reading and structured literary instruction from the 2023-2024 school ...
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2956PassAllows town of Middletown employees hired after June 30, 2022, various options relating to enrollment in the town's defined contribution plan up to and including December 31, 2022.
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2960PassAuthorizes the town of Middletown to issue not more than $235,000,000 bonds and notes to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, landscaping, furnishing and equipping of new elementary, middle and high schools.
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2838PassRequires the commissioner to update the status of Providence school district and requires the commissioner to update the turnaround plan released June 23, 2020.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2333PassEnsures that all hospitals and hospital-owned professional practices accept payment for all-inclusive elderly care which is no more than one hundred (100%) of what Medicare would pay for the same services.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2349PassRequires 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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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2556PassEstablishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2617PassMandates that an applicant for a license as a licensed clinical social worker not be required to take or pass a standardized written examination in order to qualify for the license.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2961PassAuthorizes the city of Newport and the town of Middletown to establish a regional school district.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2044PassProhibits the sale or promotional distribution of any food package in Rhode Island which contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2432PassAmends how credit bureaus doing business in Rhode Island may disclose to inquiring users of credit reports by requiring that in addition to the social security number, the name matches the identity of the person who is the subject of the inquiry.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2586PassRequires any request for proposal issued by the state may not be changed unless the request for proposal is cancelled and reissued as a master price agreement.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2614PassEstablishes a plan to improve the promotion of social and emotional well-being of young children as well as screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health challenges of infants and young children under the age of six (6).
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2246PassProhibits employers from receiving any portion of the tips given by customers to their tipped employees, with limited exceptions for credit card service charges.
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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
RIS2412PassRequires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2317PassRequires the RI department of human services to develop a plan to streamline the application, certification and recertification process for SNAP beneficiaries aged sixty years and over.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2298PassAuthorizes DOH to establish maximum contaminate levels of PFSA in drinking water and to set interim standards. Also requires DEM to set standards for PFSA in ground- and surface waters. Defines PFSA as hazardous substances.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2616PassCreates entry-level licensing program to allow applicants as a mental health counselor assoc. or a marriage/family therapist assoc. to practice under supervision prior to becoming a licensed mental health counselor or a licensed marriage/family thera...
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2700PassExpands definition of public buildings under Green Building Act to include buildings in any subdivision of state, and include private major facility projects; mandates public reports for all such projects.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2442PassJoint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Legislative Commission To Study The Governance Structure Of Rhode Island's Public Education System (creates A 10 Member Joint Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For Efficient And Effective Governanc...
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2022-06-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2649PassRequires initial, biennial, and continuing education in land use law and planning for local planning and zoning board members and members of historic district commissions.
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2022-06-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2898PassAllows the city of Newport to adopt separate tax rates for non-owner occupied and owner occupied residential real estate.
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2022-06-23
Effective without Governor's signature
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
RIS2585Engross
50%
Creates the Governor’s Clean Energy Workforce Transition Commission.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIS2604Engross
50%
Extends the expiration of the Historic Preservation Tax Credits program from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIS2588Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Adult Dental And Chiropractic Rates (requires The Eohhs To Submit To The Secretary Of The Us Department Of Health And Human Services A State Plan A...
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2022-06-22
Senate held on desk
RIS2884Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Relating To Human Services -- Medical Assistance (increases Managed Care Hospital Rates For Obstetrician Deliveries At One Hundred Ten Percent (110%) Of The Medicaid Fee For Service (ffs) Rate.)
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2939Intro
25%
Creates a new department of housing, a housing development fund, and a housing land bank program to help create reliable, efficient, affordable tenancies.
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2022-06-22
Committee heard
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
RIS2310Engross
50%
Allows for new SNAP incentives for fruits and vegetables.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2307Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $10,991,049 To Fund Local Public Library Services (requires The State To Contribute Twenty-five Percent (25%) Of The Municipal Funding Level For Public Library Services.)
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2546Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Rates For Early Intervention And First Connection Programs (directs The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services To Increase Medicaid Rates Fo...
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2460Engross
50%
Effective January 1, 2023, increase the salaries of the child advocate and the assistant child advocate for the office of the child advocate to $135,000 and $120,000 respectively.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2444PassAuthorizes licensed veterinarians to control and prescribe chorionic gonadotropin strictly for veterinary use and when that use is approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
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
RIS2669PassEstablishes the Black Regiment Monument Commission to maintain the Black Regiment Monument located in Patriots Park in Portsmouth and its surrounding grounds/promotes the commemoration of the Black Regiment.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2605PassAuthorizes governor to enter into Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and designates office to administer compact. Creates interstate agreement that allows limited telepsychological practice to be conducted across state lines among member states.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2666PassMandates the department of labor and training to require publicly funded workforce and training programs to supplement all paper-based credentials with verified electronic credentials.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2760Engross
50%
Increases the motion picture production company tax credit to ten million dollars ($10,000,000) and cap the available total of credits to forty million dollars ($40,000,000). This act would also eliminate the sunset provision.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
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
RIS2994Engross
50%
Establishes the Health Spending Accountability and Transparency Act and the Rhode Island All-Payer Health Care Payment Reform Act.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS3027Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5634 -- Requires cities and towns to assess renewable energy resources to be taxed as tangible property and the real property on which it is located shall not be reclassified, revalued or reassessed.
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2022-06-21
Defeated in Committee
RIS3047PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Norman George Bestoso
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2391PassRepeals the current authorization for town of Portsmouth municipal court and establishes authorization which expands the jurisdiction of Portsmouth municipal court to include a municipal housing court to adjudicate violations of the state building co...
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2022-06-17
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2467Engross
50%
Establishes a core state behavioral health crisis services system, to be administered by the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2022-06-16
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2425PassCreates the crime of stolen valor, for falsely representing himself or herself as a member of the military or armed forces, which is punishable by imprisonment of not more than one year, a fine of one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIS2480PassProvides the standards for reviewing applications for plans or work for the extension of supply or distribution mains or pipes. It also adds an appeal of a denial by a public water supply facility pursuant to the administrative procedures act § 42-3...
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIS2065Engross
50%
Exempts from taxation the retail sale of cloth or disposable face masks and facial coverings.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2188Engross
50%
Allows municipalities to establish a program providing property tax exemption to active duty individuals who volunteer services as a firefighter or emergency medical technician.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
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