Rhode Island Senator Maryellen Goodwin [D]

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RIS2688PassRequires the use of yellow, flashing school zone speed signs and require written warning citations for first offenses, a fine up to forty-five dollars ($45) for second offenses and referral to the traffic tribunal for all subsequent offenses.
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2018-07-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2937PassExempts two locations in the city of Providence from the objection provisions afforded to schools and churches as adjoining property owners of prospective liquor license holders.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2938PassExempts property located at 161 Douglas Avenue, Providence, from prohibition of sale of alcoholic beverages within two hundred feet (200') of any school or church.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2679PassProvides that insurance companies may not mandate the use of aftermarket parts without the owner's consent on motor vehicles less than 48 months beyond manufacture date.
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2018-07-04
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2055PassDefines the term "adequate shelter" where dogs may be kept. It would limit the weight of any dog chain or tether to one-eighth (1/8) of the dogs total body weight. In addition it would limit the time dogs may be tethered outdoors.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2224PassRequires individual or group policy insurance to cover mastectomies.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2228PassAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2264PassPermits that education on consent and sexual activity be increased in secondary schools as part of a family life course.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2412PassRequires written notice of public hearing to all real property owners when proposed zoning amendment seeks to merge lots of those owners.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2413PassAmends the "building height" definition in chapter 24 of title 45 (zoning ordinances) for property in special flood hazard areas. The building height would be measured from the base flood elevation.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2353PassRequires representatives of educational programs to notify their leadership of all reports of sexual abuse who shall notify the department of children, youth and families and the school superintendent.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2539PassEstablishes a procedure for individuals to file a revocable voluntary non-opiate directive form with the person's licensed health care practitioner.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2552PassEstablishes a public scorecard system to show how long-term care reform is meeting its goals of rebalancing the way services are delivered and moneys are spent on various service types.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2531PassProvides that any person, including, but not limited to, a minor who is pregnant, could give effective consent for medical, dental, health and hospital services relating to prenatal, delivery, and post-delivery care.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2586PassImplements several provisions of the federal sex offender registration and notification act, to include registration for a litany of federal or military offenses, and specifies what information can or cannot be shared on a public registry website.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2541PassAllows a pharmacist to dispense a partial fill of a Schedule II controlled substance at the request of the patient or the prescriber.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2683PassEstablishes the Rhode Island chapter of the children’s advocacy center, a community based organization that would provide a child-friendly, safe and neutral location from which a multidisciplinary team would act in response to child abuse allegatio...
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2682PassProhibits encroachment upon open space land and allows the owner of open space land or holder of a conservation restriction to bring a civil action in superior court to remedy the encroachment of that land, and to recover damages.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2823PassProtects communications between language interpreters appointed under this chapter and limited-English-proficient persons.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2867PassMakes driving under the influence with any child under thirteen (13) years of age in the vehicle a felony punishable by up to five (5) years imprisonment, a five thousand dollar ($5,000) fine, and a loss of license of up to two (2) years.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2907PassRequires RIPTA to hold public hearing at least 30 days prior any bus route change in the affected neighborhood and provide a neighborhood impact statement to local and state officials.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2930PassRequires the director of the department of health to develop best practices for co-prescribing opioid antagonists to patients who are prescribed opioid analgesics.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2948PassRenames the domestic violence prevention fund as the Deborah DeBare domestic violence prevention fund.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2952PassAmends the criminal offense for placing bombs or falsely reporting bomb threats and criminalizes the possession of materials readily convertible to a bomb or explosive device.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS2560PassRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2734PassEnables the creation of a public registry of home health aides, giving seniors and individuals living with disabilities another choice when accessing long-term care options.
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2284PassEnables newspaper motor route carriers to have installed upon them forward viewing a rotating amber beam lights.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2299PassProhibits the use of tanning facilities by persons less than eighteen (18) years of age.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2577PassProvides that the state medical examiner is to conduct a multi-disciplinary team review of drug-related overdose deaths.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2112PassApplies to settlement of St. Joseph Hospital Retirement Plan settlements/joint tortfeasors' releases.
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2018-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIS2026PassIncludes a facility's potential detrimental impact on the community as a factor to be considered when approving the construction or operation of a solid waste management facility.
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2018-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIS2533EngrossExpands certain rights of persons with developmental disabilities.
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2018-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2998PassSenate Resolution Honoring Senator Daniel Da Ponte For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2996PassSenate Resolution Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of The Establishment Of Fogarty Farm In Glocester, Rhode Island
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2018-06-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2997PassSenate Resolution Honoring Senator Marc A. Cote For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2999PassSenate Resolution Honoring Senator Paul W. Fogarty For His Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-06-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2045IntroAuthorizes the implementation and operation of sports wagering at the Twin River and Tiverton gaming facilities.
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2018-06-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS2429IntroExpands jurisdiction of the family court related to custody or guardianship of immigrant children to include immigrant persons between (18) years and (21) years of age for purposes of abuse and neglect determinations in accordance with federal law.
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2018-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2612IntroRequires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections no later than fifty (50) days prior to the general election.
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2018-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2699EngrossExtends protection to domestic servants/includes retaliation as unlawful practice and requires employers of 4 or more employees to conduct sexual harassment programs for new employees within 1 month of the date of hire/all employees by September 1, 2...
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2018-06-20
To House Labor Committee
RIS2847EngrossAmends procedures regarding local liquor license appeals.
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2018-06-20
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIS2855IntroTemporarily expands incentives to enhance the school housing aid ratio to encourage new school and renovation projects.
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2018-06-20
To House Finance Committee
RIS2859IntroRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for prescription drugs and use step therapy protocols.
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2018-06-20
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2871EngrossProvides an opportunity for employees affected by plant closings or mass layoffs to furnish competitive bids to purchase businesses otherwise at risk of reducing workforce.
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2018-06-20
To House Labor Committee
RIS2900PassAllows Anthony Michael Traini to join Pamela Drainville and Leonard Martin in marriage on or about July 14, 2018, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-20
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2967PassSenate Resolution Amending The Rules Of The Senate
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2018-06-19
Senate read and passed
RIS2423PassIncreases the maximum administrative penalty levied against real estate brokers and salespersons from one thousand dollars ($1,000) to two thousand dollars ($2,000) per violation.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIS2557PassAmends several provisions relative to truck size and weight limitations to be compatible with federal law.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIS2678PassContinues status quo for licensing of approved recipients under DACA program; however, issuance of license does not confer right to vote eff. 12/3/18.
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2018-06-18
Signed by Governor
RIS2891PassAllows Kathleen Nee to join Julia McDowell and the Honorable Seth Magaziner in marriage on or about July 28, 2018, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
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