Rhode Island Senator Melissa Murray [D]

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RIS0194IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Evaluate Rhode Island's Electric And Natural Gas Transmission And Distribution System Infrastructure (creates A 22 Member Commission To Study And Evaluate Rhode Island's Electri...
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2019-06-18
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIS0262EngrossRemoves the condition that there needs to be a reasonable expectation that a 19 year old will complete a program in secondary school in order to qualify as a dependent child.
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2019-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS0433IntroProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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2019-06-18
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIS0409IntroRequires private/public schools provide/maintain opioid antagonists on-site including elementary schools.
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2019-06-18
[Hearing: Jun 19]
Proposed Substitute
RIS0563IntroRequires that retirement contributions be deposited or remitted to the retirement system within three (3) days.
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2019-06-18
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIS0538IntroRequires that plans for natural gas infrastructure be built to a set of design standards approved by a certified engineer if the work poses a material public safety risk.
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2019-06-18
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIS0837EngrossProvides a petition process to have a discharge from service recorded as honorable for members of the armed services separated from service with a general or other than honorable discharge due solely to their sexual orientation/gender identity/expres...
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/19/2019)
RIS0936EngrossExempts Woonsocket properties with a Main Street address, located between 2 Main Street (Plat 14, Lot 284) and 194 Main Street (Plat 14, Lot 139), from prohibition of the sale of alcoholic beverages within 200 feet of any school or church.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0479EngrossRequires real estate sellers to provide buyers with an annual building energy cost estimate and imposes a duty on sellers to conduct real estate condition inspections.
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2019-06-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0434IntroProvides for increases in the amount of foundation level school support that a community would receive, based upon a community's ability to meet and surpass its minimum low and moderate income housing requirements.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0674IntroProvides that a tax payment shall be paid by midnight on the date in which the tax becomes due and payable, and reduces the amount of penalty for taxes unpaid from a maximum of twenty-one percent (21%) to ten percent (10%).
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0780IntroEliminates the marital sexual assault exception when a victim is incapacitated, disabled, or helpless.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0762IntroExempts from the sale or use tax that portion of a motor vehicle lease payment collected for tangible personal property tax, municipal property tax, excise, or any other similar tax.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0763IntroPension benefits that originate from and were taxed in another state are exempted from Rhode Island state taxation.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0964PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating And Commemorating Pride Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-11
Senate read and passed
RIS0789IntroRepeals 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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2019-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0825IntroAllows state employees the ability to make an after tax contribution to a qualified Roth contribution program as a part of a deferred compensation plan.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0946PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Thundermist Health Center On 50 Years Of Providing Rhode Islanders With Quality Service And Health Care
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2019-06-05
Senate read and passed
RIS0775EngrossPermits clinical laboratories as defined in ยง 23-16.2-2(2) to conduct its own analysis of specimens for the detection of HIV/AIDS instead of sending the specimens to the department of health.
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2019-05-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0222PassRatifies the Home Rule Charter amendments adopted and approved by the electors of North Smithfield on November 6, 2018.
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2019-05-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0598IntroForbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement; or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct as a condition of employment.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0050IntroProvides that a nonprofit hospital facility converted from for-profit hospital facility would have a payment in lieu of tax agreement with the applicable city or town or subject to a municipal payment equal to sixty-five percent (65%) of the tax due.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0665IntroRequires the tax administrator to remit eighteen percent (18%) of all hospital licensing fees to the city of Woonsocket collected from any hospital located in the city of Woonsocket.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0826IntroAmends the definition of the practice of pharmacy to include the authority to prescribe drugs and devices and would provide the conditions for which a pharmacist may prescribe an indicated drug or device.
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2019-05-07
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0454IntroRequires every health insurance contract to provide coverage for all FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, voluntary sterilization procedures, patient education and counseling as well as Medicaid coverage for a 12 month supply for Medicaid recipients.
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2019-05-02
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0043IntroRequires the state to reimburse the city or town for any costs associated with transporting children placed in foster care to an educational facility outside the regional transportation district.
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2019-05-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0711PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Governor's Workforce Board To Work With The Rhode Island Department Of Labor And Training To Develop A Report On The Feasibility Of Expanding Non-trade Registered Apprenticeship Programs In Rhode Island
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2019-05-01
Senate read and passed
RIS0368IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Reapportionment
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2019-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0497IntroProvides for a process for married and unmarried parents, to complete adoption to confirm their parentage of children born into their relationships with mutual intent and through assisted reproduction.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0678IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0623IntroProvides regulations for the reselling of tickets for entertainment events including regulations for refunds, counterfeit ticket sales, delivery of tickets and deceptive ticket sales websites.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0784IntroPermits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
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2019-04-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0330EngrossExtends 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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2019-04-11
To House Labor Committee
RIS0038PassExempts property located at 122 North Main Street in the city of Woonsocket from the provision requiring it to be located a certain distance from objectors/schools/churches regarding the issuance of retail liquor licenses.
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2019-04-10
Signed by Governor
RIS0383IntroAllows business vehicles which are owned by an entity which a veteran owns, and registered and authorized to conduct business in the state of Rhode Island, to register such business vehicles with veteran plates.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0659IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting An Assessment Of The Benefits To Rhode Island Of Enactment Of A Green New Deal, Including, But Not Limited To, Findings And Recommendations For State Legislation Based On Green New Deal Principles.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS0402IntroRequires schools to comply with recycling and composting laws and promotes food donation and local food service contracts.
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2019-04-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0745PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating The Forthcoming 100th Anniversary Of The League Of Women Voters In 2020
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2019-04-03
Senate read and passed
RIS0251PassExtends requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection of the sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their st...
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2019-03-29
Signed by Governor
RIS0098IntroPermits cities and towns to issue special events liquor licenses to permit the equivalent of one-day licenses one day each month.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0374IntroIncrementally increases from the $3.89 per hour subminimum wage for tipped workers to $9.00 per hour on January 1, 2023, Starting on January 1, 2024, the minimum hourly wage for tipped workers would be equal to the state's regular minimum hourly wage...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0339IntroRepeals the state voter identification law.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0319IntroAllows an individual who is eligible to vote and turns eighteen (18) years of age on or before the date of a general election to vote in the primary election immediately preceding that general election.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0457IntroCreates public funding for legislative candidates, would limit contributions of public funds for all candidates for governor, statewide office holders and legislators.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0584IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island State Auditor General To Conduct Or Oversee A Study Or Audit On The Privatization Of Rhode Island's Medicaid Programs
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2019-03-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0214IntroExpands the health services council to twenty-four (24) members and amends disclosure provisions of the hospital conversion act.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0565IntroProvides a one time tax credit up to two hundred fifty dollars ($250) per dependent child for certain Rhode Island households who contribute to an account under the Rhode Island college bound tuition savings program.
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0366IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Impact Of The Trauma Inflicted On Children Who Are Exposed To Violence (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study The Impact Of The Trauma Inflicted On Children Exposed To Violenc...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0255IntroRemoves the 10 year period within which time the secretary of state's office is authorized to withdraw a certificate of revocation for all Rhode Island business corporations, foreign corporations, nonprofit corporations and limited liability companie...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0290IntroEstablishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program .
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2019-03-07
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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