Rhode Island Representative Mia Ackerman [D] | Introduced

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RIH6147Intro

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Amends Hate Crimes Sentencing Act. Adds gender identity, expression to protected groups. Clarifies sentencing enhancements for hate crimes against victims in a protected group. Permits sentencing to community service or educational classes.
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2021-06-25
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIH6374Intro

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Allows the secretary of state and tax administrator to promulgate emergency rules and regulations related to filing procedures, minimum corporate taxes, and fees and/or penalties, during a declared state of emergency.
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2021-06-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6280Intro

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Effective December 31, 2020, terminates the requirement of utilizing green building standards for new public buildings construction projects.
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2021-05-26
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5684Intro

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Exempts bicycles from sales and use tax.
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH5542Intro

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Directs the executive office of health and human services to increase income disregards for certain Medicare programs.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH6236Intro

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House Resolution Directing The Rhode Island Department Of Health To Require Licensed Nursing Facilities To Report On The Number And Percent Of Residents And Staff Receiving Covid-19 Vaccinations During The Declared Federal And State Health Emergency ...
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2021-05-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH6235Intro

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Establishes a military family advocacy program to address child abuse and neglect in military families.
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2021-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6253Intro

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Requires parking lots to designate parking spaces for electric vehicles/installation of charging stations for new existing public/private parking lots with fines for parking violations/compliance. Effective 7/1/21.
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2021-04-26
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6192Intro

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Allows "Disabled Veterans" as defined in ยง 31-6-8 to apply for as many registration plates desired for vehicles they own.
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2021-04-12
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5672Intro

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Increases the reimbursement rates to be paid by the department of human services and the department for children, youth, and families, for licensed child care centers and family child care homes.
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2021-04-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5894Intro

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Requires live streaming, over the Internet, of any open meeting of every municipal and state public body, including the executive departments. Video copies of the meeting are required to be published within twenty-four (24) hours.
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2021-03-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5944Intro

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Clearly defines permanent state records to be retained/ requires preparation of disaster preparedness plan/ allows access to superior court for injunctions/ restraining orders for violations of public records laws.
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2021-03-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6017Intro

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Repeals smoke free workplace exemption granted to pari mutual facilities and casinos.
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2021-03-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5701Intro

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Requires that one third of all Rhode Island teachers, for the next three (3) years trained in the basic emergency and response skills curriculum ("BEARS"), specifically in hand-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich maneuver, and bleeding contr...
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2021-03-17
To House Education Committee
RIH5854Intro

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Amends the definition of employees to include gig workers for purposes of the fair employment practices chapter.
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2021-03-17
To House Labor Committee
RIH5463Intro

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Requires 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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2021-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5716Intro

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Prohibits the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and provides for a civil penalty of two thousand dollars ($2,000) for each violation.
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2021-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5711Intro

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Allows an ordering physician to obtain the result of any life threatening clinical laboratory test, without the need for a consent to release medical information.
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2021-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5902Intro

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Requires prompt processing and payment of Medicaid claims within fifteen (15) calendar days of receipt with interest for failure to notify providers or policyholders of denied or pending claims. Effective 1/1/2022.
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2021-03-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5740Intro

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Establishes conditions, policies and procedures for the restrictive housing of inmates at correctional facilities in Rhode Island with the least restrictive conditions possible.
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2021-03-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5373Intro

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Requires 25% of price of cemetery lot be deposited in perpetual care fund (PCF). PCF to file annual report with AG.
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2021-03-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5494Intro

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Provides 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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2021-03-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5632Intro

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Requires towns and cities to allow tiny homes to be used as accessory dwelling units and to be counted as affordable housing.
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2021-03-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5530Intro

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Increases the amount of reimbursement funds required to be paid by the Rhode Island airport corporation to the city of Warwick for municipal services.
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2021-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5372Intro

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Creates a prescription drug affordability board composed of representatives of affected stakeholders designated to investigate and comprehensively evaluate drug prices for Rhode Islanders and possible ways to reduce them to make them more affordable.
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2021-03-01
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5151Intro

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Limits insured persons insulin costs to $25 per month.
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2021-02-23
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5292Intro

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Provides confidentiality protection to military sexual trauma (MST) victims.
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5442Intro

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Imposes a moratorium on the termination of utility services throughout a limited period of any emergency declared by the governor, with special provisions related to emergencies related to health epidemics.
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2021-02-22
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5187Intro

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Increases the fines for the late filing of campaign finance reports to $100.00 for a second offense,$500.00 for a third offense, and $1,000.00 for all subsequent offenses.
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5287Intro

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Establishes a joint general assembly emergency council 10 members to activate 90 days after declared state emergency to determine status of emergency/restore economy.
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2021-02-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5288Intro

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Establishes restricted receipts account within commerce corp for fines collected for violations of COVID-19/disaster rules for forgiveable loans/grants to small businesses.
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2021-02-10
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5262Intro

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Makes the fair employment practices act expressly applicable to individuals elected to state public officer or any political subdivision thereof and provides civil liability for person who directly or indirectly violates the chapter.
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2021-02-10
To House Labor Committee
RIH5080Intro

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Requires owners or operators of enclosed public space holding 300 or more people to have available epinephrine auto injectors and personnel trained to administer them.
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2021-02-02
To House Health & Human Services Committee
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