Rhode Island Senator Maryellen Goodwin [D]

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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
RIS2222PassAuthorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2421PassAuthorizes the issuance of special motor vehicle registration plates for the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA).
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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
RIS2443PassOwners of animals in RISPCA custody to pay for animal's care or animal may be forfeited.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2578PassMandates department of education and AG to publish data on school resource officers.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2906PassRequires a purchaser of a catalytic converter to obtain a copy of the registration for the vehicle from which the catalytic converter was removed and provide the information to law enforcement.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2957PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of RI Public Health Foundation, and any other entity formed in conjunction with, or to facilitate the acquisition of properties of, Rhode Island Public Health Foundation in Providence.
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2022-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2997PassAuthorizes the Providence board of licenses to exempt from the provisions of this section any proposed retailer Class B or Class BV licenses located at 371 Smith Street, Plat 68, Lot 2 of the applicable Providence tax assessment map.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2205PassProvides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2281PassProvides that the public schools shall be responsible for attendance data monitoring and detection of emergent truant behavior.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2583PassAmends the affordable clean energy security act and the long-term contracting standard for renewable energy.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2711PassExempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2773PassEnables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2740PassAdds a new chapter known as the Labor Standards in Renewable Energy Projects.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2855PassIncreases the current levy on construction costs for residential building permits to be deposited into an exempt restricted receipts account to be used for training grants, including programs for local and state building officials and minority busine...
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS3034PassRequires operators of nursing homes to provide the department of health with detailed information on ownership and any person having an interest in the land, building or operation of the facility.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2006PassAllows the division of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards and driving privilege permits, to applicants unable to establish their lawful presence in the United States.
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2022-06-28
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
RIS2511PassRequires online posting of hotel rules. Allows ejection of person for verbally abusing or physically threatening a hotel employee or guest. Permits refusal of service to anyone under the age of 18, unless accompanied by an adult.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2977PassThis act is the annual workers' compensation omnibus.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2201PassRequires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations that issue policies that provide coverage for biomarker testing on or after 1/1/23.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2411PassRequires school lunch service contracts to provide for payment to school-lunch workers and aides for one hundred eight (180) days or the length of the contract for the school year, whichever is longer.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2274PassIncreases the percentage of retail electricity sales from renewable energy sources.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2446PassCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2767PassCreates uniform rate review procedure for rates to be changed.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2839PassProvides municipalities in the state with appropriate additional means to improve the health, living conditions, and welfare of their residents with expanded access to public educational, or child daycare centers, or public recreational facilities.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2984PassAllows a municipality to impose a debt in favor of the corporate unit against the owner when the municipality relocates the occupant and authorizes the corporate unit to choose the vendors to assist qualifying homeowners with repair costs.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIS2321PassAuthorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of bonds in the principal amount of $515,000,000.
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2022-06-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2596Engross
50%
Provides for a statewide voter referendum seeking approval of capital development bonds for direct funding for foundational level school housing aid and the school capital building authority fund in the amount of $300,000,000.
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2824Engross
50%
$12,000,000) FOR THE NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A STATE-OF-THE-ART CARBON-NEUTRAL EDUCATION CENTER AND EVENT PAVILION AT ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO. (Allows the state to issue bonds, and/or temporary notes in an amount not to exceed ($23,500,000) for the new c...
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2022-06-22
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2015Engross
50%
Prohibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) from imposing any fares and/or charges for service provided to the general public.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2167PassDecreases the number of OSHA training hours from three (3) hours to one hour.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2310Engross
50%
Allows for new SNAP incentives for fruits and vegetables.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS2637PassIncreases the age from eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) years for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition. Exempts full-time law enforcement, state marshals and members of the U.S. military from these prohibitions.
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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
RIS2816PassExtends until June 30, 2023, an increase in the total amount of earnings a partial-unemployment insurance claimant can receive before being entirely disqualified for unemployment insurance benefits.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2825PassDefines rifle and shotgun as weapons and makes it unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in public subject to various exceptions inclusive of hunting activity punishable upon conviction by imprisonment up to 5 years or a fine up to $5,000.
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2022-06-21
Signed by Governor
RIS2893Engross
50%
Expands Wavemaker Fellowship Program to include public school teachers, including public school teachers in the high-need fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as health care professionals licensed by DOH.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
RIS3057PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Lasalle Academy Boys Lacrosse Team On The Incredible Achievement Of Winning Their Tenth Straight Rhode Island Division I State Championship
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
RIS2570PassProvides that special education services would include speech-language pathology services, and would not stop because a child has reached nine (9) years of age.
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2022-06-20
Signed by Governor
RIS2328PassAuthorizes a licensed physical therapist to perform physical therapy services to a student while in school without a prescription or referral, in accordance with the student's IEP or IFSP.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIS2418PassRequires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a worker rights' training program established and funded by the department of labor and training.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIS2822PassCreates a name for the Rhode Island Convention Center Boardroom as the James P. McCarvill Boardroom.
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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
RIS2262Engross
50%
Exempts from sales and use taxes: burial containers, urns, urn liners, urn vaults, grave liners, grave vaults, burial liners, burial vaults, burial tent setups, and prayer cards.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2603Engross
50%
Exempts from taxation the retail sale of breast pump products.
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2022-06-14
Senate read and passed
RIS2653Intro
25%
Makes it a felony for an individual to possess any semi-automatic firearm magazine which is capable of holding more than ten (10) rounds of ammunition. Violations are punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment or a fine of up to $5,000.
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2022-06-14
Defeated in Committee
RIS2765Engross
50%
Establishes a lead water supply replacement program for public and private service lines and requires disclosure to tenants and buyers of real property of the presence of lead service lines.
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2022-06-14
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
RIS2896Intro
25%
Establishes a premium payment program to help individuals and families transition from expired COVID-19 Medicaid coverage to commercial health insurance, thereby avoiding a gap in medical coverage.
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2022-06-14
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
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