Rhode Island Representative Maryann Shallcross-Smith [D]

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RIH7072Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Four Year Terms For Representatives And Senators (proposes An Amendment To The State Constitution, Article Iv, Section 1, T...
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2024-02-15
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7151Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- PHYSICAL THERAPY COPAY - Limits copays, coinsurance or office deductibles for services of a physical therapist to the amount authorized for the services of a primary care physician or osteopath...
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2024-02-15
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7301Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES - Allows the healthcare facility to conduct human-subject research on patients subject to 21 C.F.R. Pt 50 and/or 45 C.F.R. Pt 46 (relating to the informed consent of human subjects.
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2024-02-15
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7608Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING REFORM ACT - Authorizes any and all state licensing authorities to issue licenses to individuals moving into this state with a minimum of three (3
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2024-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7624Intro
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INSURANCE -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS - Prohibits health insurance providers from requiring preauthorization for in-network mental health or substance use disorder services.
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2024-02-15
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7671Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN RHODE ISLAND ACT - Directs the allocation of $3,000,000 from the 2025 state budget to provide cash benefits to participants in the supplemen...
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7637Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- SOLITARY CONFINEMENT REFORM ACT - Establishes the restrictive housing oversight committee ("committee"
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7643Intro
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND HOSPITALS -- HEALTHCARE SERVICE PROVIDER ABUSER REGISTRY -- HOLLY'S LAW - Requires the director of BHDDH to establish and maintain a registry of employees found to be in violation of and disciplin...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7693Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To The United Way Of Rhode Island For The 2-1-1 Human Services Hotline (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 To The United Way Of Rhode Island To Provide Operati...
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7677Intro
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HIGHWAYS -- MAINTENANCE OF TOWN HIGHWAYS - Requires that all inspections, cleaning and maintenance and repairs of sidewalks along state highway and municipal roads, with the exception of snow and ice removal, be the responsibility of the state.
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7675Intro
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TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Phases out the local meals and beverage tax by January 1, 2028.
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7680Intro
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TAXATION -- ESTATE AND TRANSFER TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Phases in an annual increase of the net taxable estate exemption by ten percent (10%
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7609Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES - Provides protection and prevent the unethical, improper conduct and the collection of fees, by anyone advising or assisting a veteran filing a claim for disability benefit...
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2024-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7607Intro
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INSURANCE -- SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE AVAILABILITY ACT - Amends the definition of "small employer" for purposes of the small employer health insurance availability act to mean a business employing less than one hundred (100
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2024-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7058Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- POSTING OF VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES - Requires employers in the state with more than 50 employees to display a poster containing basic information on veterans' benefits and services be created and distributed by th...
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2024-02-14
Committee recommends passage
RIH7112Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Allows the waiver of interest on overdue taxes for commercial properties.
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2024-02-14
Committee recommends passage
RIH7229Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT - Provides that original equipment manufacturers, implemented by/with surrogate distributors, of agricultural equipment, provide to independent service provide...
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2024-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7598PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Laura Mason Zeisler, M.ed, On The Occasion Of Her Retirement
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2024-02-14
House read and passed
RIH7599PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Letitia Morrison Carter
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2024-02-14
House read and passed
RIH7013Engross
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- RYAN'S LAW - Overprescribing, death resulting, would result in three (3
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2024-02-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7064PassTOWNS AND CITIES -- OUTDOOR DINING ACT - Establishes standards governing the municipal regulation of outdoor dining at food service establishments.
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2024-02-09
Signed by Governor
RIH7103Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES - Prohibits credit reporting, executions, attachments against a principal residence for judgments based on medical debt. Defines medical debt as an amount for the receipt of...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7566Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT - Requires the department of health to amend its rules and regulations that allow for DEA-registered pharmacies to transfer electronic prescriptions at a patient's request.
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2024-02-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7557Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and accepting bill payments.
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2024-02-09
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7588Intro
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TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Phases in modifications to federal adjusted gross income over a four (4
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2024-02-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7594Intro
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EDUCATION -- BILINGUAL, DUAL LANGUAGE AND WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHERS INVESTMENT ACT - Authorizes the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a program to expand the issuance of teaching certificates to bilingual dual language and w...
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2024-02-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH7571Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CASINO GAMING - Amends the law consistent with the advent of iGaming and new technology and codifies the payment of investigatory expenses incurred by the State in limited circumstances.
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7586Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GENERALLY - Authorizes Providence canteen vehicles to be equipped with sirens, whistles or bells and would require operators of any canteen vehicle to receive 5 hours of training in the operation ...
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2024-02-09
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7291Intro
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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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2024-02-07
To House Education Committee
RIH7545Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Provides for an appropriation by the general assembly in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000
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2024-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7512Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- PUPIL TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES - "Pupil Transportation Vehicle" to be and constructed to seat not more than ten (10
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2024-02-07
To House Education Committee
RIH7538Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION FEES - Permits disabled veterans to be issued several disabled veteran plates, permits plates to be transferred to their spouse or caretaker during the veteran's life and would allow disabled veteran plates to...
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2024-02-07
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH7552Intro
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MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- VETERANS' AFFAIRS - Provides that every city and town must maintain a municipal veterans' service officer. Also authorizes a one hundred thousand dollar ($100,000
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2024-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7519Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT - Provides that dental services rendered to patients would be reimbursed by standards governed by the general laws of Rhode Island.
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2024-02-07
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7328Intro
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ELECTIONS -- 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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2024-02-06
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7501PassHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating Trinity Repertory Company's Premiere Of "la Broa' (broad Street)", A Play Inspired By The Latino History Of Rhode Island
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2024-02-06
House read and passed
RIH7502PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Grace Frances Klinger
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2024-02-06
House read and passed
RIH7449Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION - Allows victims of sexual assault to submit a medical forensic exam performed by a licensed health care provider in lieu of a police report in order to establish eligibility for funds under the St...
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2024-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7490Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND FAMILY CAREGIVER TAX CREDIT ACT - Establishes a tax credit against income tax based on eligible expenses incurred for care and support of an eligible family member.
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7444Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM - Establishes the Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program for the importation of wholesale prescription drugs from Canada to provide savings to Rhode Island consumers.
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2024-02-02
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7471Intro
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MOTOR 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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2024-02-02
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7438Intro
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EDUCATION -- CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES - Establishes a task force managed by the children’s cabinet to develop recommendations to improve access to early intervention and early childhood special education services.
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2024-02-02
To House Education Committee
RIH7097Intro
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DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DIVORCE AND SEPARATION - Provides for a residency requirement of at least six (6
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7237Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- JURY LISTS - Makes persons seventy (70
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7412PassHouse Resolution Welcoming Dr. Amina Blackwood Meeks To The Rhode Island State House And Commending Her For Her Contributions To The International Storytelling Community
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2024-02-01
House read and passed
RIH7214Intro
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EDUCATION -- HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS -- SEIZURE SAFE SCHOOLS ACT - Requires the departments of elementary and secondary education and health to adopt policies/rules/regulations for the administration of seizure rescue medications for children who...
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2024-01-31
To House Education Committee
RIH7404Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM - Relocates certain provisions of the general laws relating to child care assistance from the Rhode Island Works Program to the chapter on child care state subsidies.
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2024-01-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH7394Intro
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House Resolution Respectfully Calling For Publication And Affirmation Of The Equal Rights Amendment (requests That The President, Joseph R. Biden, Publish Without Delay The Equal Rights Amendment As Our Twenty-eighth Amendment To The Constitution Of ...
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2024-01-31
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7045Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS REQUIRED AT PUBLIC PLACES - Requires golfing facilities to have an automated external defibrillator on the premises.
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2024-01-30
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7094Intro
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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 Commission Name, Membership, Appointment Process, Purpose, Funding Allowance Designation, Timeli...
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2024-01-30
To House Health & Human Services Committee
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