Rhode Island Representative Mia Ackerman [D]

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RIH7915IntroAmends the definition of "Commission" to include the Cumberland local historic district commission.
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2020-03-12
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7397IntroRemoves the requirement to have a person trained in first aid in close proximity to operate a swimming pool without a lifeguard.
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2020-03-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7448IntroProvides that in the town of Cumberland, the maximum height allowed for a commercial or residential condominium complex would be no more than thirty-five feet (35').
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2020-03-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (03/12/2020)
RIH7797IntroDirects school districts experiencing high rates of student absenteeism to establish attendance review teams to address this absenteeism.
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2020-03-11
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7511IntroProvides that violations of chapter 34 of title 31 pertaining to rental vehicles are civil violations subject to the jurisdiction of the Rhode Island traffic tribunal.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7545IntroProhibits person convicted of unnecessary cruelty to animals from owning or exercising control of an animal for a period of not less than twenty (20) years. Penalty for violation one thousand dollars ($1000) and forfeiture of animal.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7707IntroPermits the release of records relating to criminal injuries compensation by allowing for limited disclosure to be permitted personable and government officials.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7782IntroCreates a comprehensive statutory scheme to fund, address and support the amelioration of human trafficking and child exploitation by regulating online pornographic related websites.
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2020-03-09
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (03/10/2020)
RIH7217IntroGrants residential purchasers of solar energy systems protections and disclosures in the retail sale/lease documents.
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2020-03-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7972PassHouse Resolution Recognizing March 8, 2020, As "international Women’s Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-05
House read and passed
RIH7232IntroEstablishes Alzheimer's disease/related disorders ombudsperson program in DOH to advocate for/assist individuals in coordinating medical/social services care.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7271IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act to develop and implement strategies to improve the compensation of early educators.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7338IntroDirects that services provided by school social workers and certified school psychologists would be included as health care related services eligible for federal Medicaid reimbursement.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7596IntroProvides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings.
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7605IntroProvides that the council on elementary and secondary education be encouraged to maintain, publish and update statewide standards for instruction of personal finance in public high schools.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7447IntroProvides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2020-03-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7740IntroIncreases penalties for animal cruelty.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7737IntroMakes it a misdemeanor to possess, transfer and/or produce child erotica for the specific purpose of sexual gratification or arousal, punishable by confinement in jail for not more than one year, or fine of not more ($1,000), or both.
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7950PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming March 3, 2020, To Be "alzheimer's Awareness Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-03-03
House read and passed
RIH7305IntroProhibits the practice of importing a wild animal into the state, which animal is not native or indigenous to the state, for the purpose of conducting canned hunting.
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2020-02-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7396IntroProhibits 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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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7468IntroRequires retail establishments with 3 or more employees on the premises without accessible public restroom to allow customers suffering from eligible conditions access to their employee restrooms.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7673IntroIncreases the annual flat fee given to Lincoln and Tiverton by their respective sports wagering facilities to two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000).
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7739IntroPermits the use of e-pollbooks of this list of qualified voters at each polling place.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7736IntroCreates a definition for permanent records and would provide for their administration by the state archivist.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7735IntroRequires that inactive voters and mail ballot voters be indicated on the e-pollbooks.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7798IntroCreates a pilot program to provide scholarships to certified nursing assistants employed in certain high needs fields.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7738IntroEliminates the requirement of a stenographic record and allow an electronic recording to be taken at the local board of canvassers proceedings.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7663IntroIncreases the levy on total construction costs that cities and towns may charge for building permits and directs that fifty percent (50%) each of the levy be transmitted monthly to the department of labor and training for workforce training.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7742IntroAmends the definition of hate crime in various portions of the criminal law and provides that perpetrators may be prosecuted for hate crimes when they are motivated in part by perceptions or beliefs regarding those in protected groups.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7898IntroRequires patient contact employees, personal care attendants and high-risk providers to undergo a national criminal records check and would disqualify those people if they have a criminal record for crimes of violence or other offenses listed.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7086EngrossEnables innocent persons who have been wrongfully convicted of a crime to petition the presiding justice of the superior court for an award of compensation and damages.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7069IntroAllows a school district to assess or request a voluntary contribution of money from a student or the student's parent or legal guardian to make a donation, in whole or in part, for the cost of district-sponsored field trips, dances, and clubs.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH7279PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Vja Realty, Llc
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2020-02-13
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7579IntroProvides drug cost transparency by requiring reports be submitted by drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers and health benefit plan insurers to the director of the department of business regulation regarding drug prices and increases the price...
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7573IntroRequires at least one oral and maxillofacial surgeon on the Rhode Island board of examiners in dentistry.
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7578IntroRequires informed consent of the elderly for referral of investigations to be made by other state agencies by the long-term care ombudsperson (LTCO).
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7574IntroRequires department of health to establish an informal dispute resolution to address any changes to department of health violations.
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7572IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals (bhddh) To Fully Address All Previous Violations And Take All Necessary Actions To Ensure Ongoing Compliance With ...
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2020-02-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7070IntroRequires the development of curriculums/policies/programs relating to the health risks of e-cigarettes.
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2020-02-12
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7560PassHouse Resolution Recognizing February, 2020, As "national Children’s Dental Health Month" In Rhode Island
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2020-02-12
House read and passed
RIH7522PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of February 7th Through The 14th Of 2020, To Be "congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-02-11
House read and passed
RIH7494IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $200,000 To The Department Of Health To Aid In The Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease And Dementia (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $200,000 In Fiscal Year 2020-2021, To Estab...
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2020-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7192IntroAmends the North Providence legislative town charter to gradually increase the mayor's compensation from ($75,000.00) to ($85,000.00) for FY 2020, to ($95,000.00) for FY 2021, to ($105,000.00) beginning on FY 2022 and each year thereafter.
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2020-01-30
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7391PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of February 3-7, 2020, To Be "national School Counseling Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2020-01-30
House read and passed
RIH7316PassHouse Resolution Commemorating "international Holocaust Remembrance Day" On January 27, 2020
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2020-01-28
House read and passed
RIH7085IntroProhibits 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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2020-01-26
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7272IntroLimits the application fee for pharmacists to two hundred dollars ($200) annually.
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2020-01-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH7265IntroRequires group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide prescription benefits to cover prescribed epinephrine injectors and cartridges. No copayment or deductible would be required to obtain a prescribed epinephrine injector or cartridg...
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2020-01-23
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7200IntroAuthorizes voters who are sixty-five (65) years of age or older to submit a written application for an absentee ballot, to be used for that election and automatically for each subsequent election.
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
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