Rhode Island Senator Maryellen Goodwin [D]

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RIS2658IntroRequires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2923IntroAuthorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2154PassProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2572PassAmends the Hospital Conversion Act to add the transaction's compliance with the Rhode Island Antitrust Act to the list of criteria for review by the Attorney General.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2136PassRepeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a more comprehensive parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.
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2020-07-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2317IntroProhibits cost sharing for persons forty-five (45) years or older for colorectal screening examinations, laboratory tests and colonoscopies covered by health insurance policies.
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2020-07-16
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2519EngrossMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-16
To House Finance Committee
RIS2902IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (change The Name Of The State)
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2020-07-16
House passed as amended in concurrence
RIS2921PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of The Honorable Paul L. Gaines, Sr., The First African American Mayor In New England
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2020-07-16
Senate read and passed
RIS2337IntroEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2895PassAllows the Honorable Joshua Miller to join Robin Ann Dionne and Bernard John Mansuetti in marriage on or about October 11, 2020, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2004PassProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2020-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIS2525IntroHave the health insurance commissioner adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create required forms to be used by a health insurer, including telemedicine coverage.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2799EngrossJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2867PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Task Force To Review And Provide Recommendations On Policies Pertaining To The Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers' Bill Of Rights (leobor) (creates A 13 Member Task Force To Study And Provide Recomm...
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2880PassSenate Resolution Recognizing And Advocating Support For The "census Day Of Action" In The State Of Rhode Island On April 1, 2020
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2883PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May As "better Hearing And Speech Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2886PassSenate Resolution Expressing Support And Sincere Gratitude To Mr. Neil Steinberg, The Rhode Island Foundation, And All Members Of The Education And Health Planning Committees Who Collaborated To Create Long-term Visions Intended To Improve The Educat...
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2899PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming March, 2020, As "colorectal Cancer Screening Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2892PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Thomas M. Crowley
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2891PassSenate Resolution Extending Condolences On The Passing Of Former Rhode Island State Senator And Parliamentarian The Honorable John M. Roney
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2898PassSenate Resolution Celebrating May 3rd Through May 9th, 2020, As "national Correctional Officers And Employees Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2897PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2020
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2888PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Armando Emilio Batastini, Jr.
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2901PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Josephine D. Slater
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2908PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Nicholas Alahverdian
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2239IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to study and report to the general assembly the impact of using Medicaid funds for treatment of chronically homeless individuals.
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2020-03-12
Committee recommends passage
RIS2446IntroPlaces the jurisdiction of minors in the family court when it comes to matters involving protective orders of domestic assault.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2770PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That President Donald J. Trump Declare A National Emergency For The Coronavirus Pandemic
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2020-03-12
Senate read and passed
RIS2801IntroAdds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2774IntroRequires national and state background checks for certain drivers transporting passengers for hire.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2771IntroEstablishes the duty of the commission and the division of public utilities to ensure affordability and sustainability for basic care necessities.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2109IntroAllows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from thirty to sixty mega watts.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2124IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2020-03-11
Placed on Senate Calendar
RIS2301IntroRequires an individual employer to meet certain criteria in order to qualify for class exemption from the increased pay requirement for work on holidays and Sundays.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2404IntroSets forth standards ensuring full compliance with non-renewable energy standards by 2030, commencing in compliance year 2021.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2577IntroAllows an employee in a class advanced from one pay range to another, to maintain the same step in the new pay range, as well as the same civil service status and their currently earned salary set consideration date.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2147PassIncreases the minimum wage gradually up to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour by the year 2024.
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2020-03-10
Signed by Governor
RIS2241IntroAdopts the interstate compact to award prizes for curing diseases.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2166IntroPrevents the consideration of an applicant's credit history in determining automobile insurance rates.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2465IntroEstablishes 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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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2080IntroEstablishes a statewide public safety computer aided dispatch records management system.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2318IntroRequires pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers to provide wholesale acquisition cost/drug prices/rebates/fees/drug sales information to DOH/Insurance Commissioner yearly.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2322IntroLimits health insurance carriers that provide coverage for prescription insulin drugs used to treat diabetes to fifty ($50) dollars copayment for a thirty (30) day supply of medically necessary insulin.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2425IntroAmends the Deceptive Trade Practices Act to clarify the law's exemptions/enables individuals subject to unfair or deceptive acts and practices to recover increased damages/permits attorney general to seek civil penalties for initial violations of law...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2762PassSenate Resolution Recognizing March 8, 2020, As "international Women's Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2765PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Thomas L. Ucci
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2020-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS2766IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And To Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution (elections) (proposes An Amendment To The Constitution To Modify The Legal Minimum Age To Vote From Eighteen (18) Years To Sixteen (1...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2760IntroAllows construction employees with multi-employer bargaining agreements to be governed by agreement language for sick time/safe leave benefits and administered by ERISA trust fund.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2738IntroRequires any company that is issued a contract for services in the state of Rhode Island, or any political subdivision therein, to employ a certain percentage of individuals with disabilities.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
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