Rhode Island Representative Michelle McGaw [D]

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RIH7140Engross
50%
Provides for immunity provisions for persons involved in donating feminine hygiene products to charitable or nonprofit organizations.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7528Engross
50%
Provides that only facilities located within the state be eligible for licenses to operate as official inspection stations for the inspection of vehicles.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIH7886Intro
25%
Permits the DOC to release a sentenced inmate up to 3 days early directly to a community partner for residential treatment or stable housing when completion of sentence is incompatible with the community partners staffing or scheduling capabilities.
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2022-05-20
Placed on House Calendar (05/24/2022)
RIH8015Engross
50%
Creates an Address Confidentiality Program for persons subjected to domestic violence.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH8001Intro
25%
Requires individuals transacting business in RI under any assumed name to file in person, by mail, or electronically with the office of the city or town clerk the true or real full name(s) of the person(s) transacting business and their email address...
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2022-05-20
[Hearing: May 25]
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7201Intro
25%
Provides a procedure for homeowners to submit to a municipal zoning board of review or municipal official or agency for a review to determine whether or not a proposed use under this chapter requires a special use permit.
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2022-05-19
Committee recommends passage
RIH7442Intro
25%
Provide for abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeals the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7443Intro
25%
Increases the coverage eligibility for any pregnant person for Medicaid from an income level of 250% of the federal poverty level to 400% of the federal poverty level and provides full health insurance coverage for pregnant people.
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7493Intro
25%
Exempts from taxation the sale, storage, use, or other consumption of COVID-19 take home tests.
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7626Intro
25%
Mandates that health insurance companies and Medicaid provide coverage for FDA approved COVID-19 home testing kits.
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8119Intro
25%
Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).
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2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH8270PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mary Donnelly
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2022-05-19
House read and passed
RIH7905Engross
50%
Forbids 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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2022-05-18
House passed Sub A
RIH8265PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of James Orris Barnhill
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2022-05-18
House read and passed
RIH8264PassHouse Resolution Honoring Dr. Timothy J. Babineau On The Occasion Of His Retirement As President And Ceo Of Lifespan
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2022-05-18
House read and passed
RIH8095Intro
25%
Authorizes members of an individual's family and legally responsible adults to receive payment for delivering home and community based services to developmentally disabled adults and children with special needs.
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2022-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8123Intro
25%
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Allows URI board of trustees to make small procurements up to $50,000 for construction/$10,000 for all other purchases with annual increases in the federal CPI.
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2022-05-17
Committee recommends passage
RIH8254Intro
25%
Prevents healthcare entities from requiring the distribution of patient-specific medication from a pharmacy, typically a specialty pharmacy, to the physician's office, hospital, or clinic for administration.
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2022-05-13
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7445Intro
25%
Increases eligibility for the three (3) federal Medicare Savings Programs and eliminates the asset test for these programs.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7861Intro
25%
Increases the rate of reimbursement for in-network behavioral health care services below the medial commercial reimbursement rate and also Rhode Island Medicaid shall increase the rate of reimbursement.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7859Intro
25%
Increases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7489Intro
25%
Provides for rate setting and review for all medical programs licensed or having a contract with the state as well as Medicaid.
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2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH8244Intro
25%
Requires all aquaculture leases granted by the coastal resources management council (CRMC) to be located at least one thousand feet (1,000') from the median high tide/tide line.
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2022-05-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6647Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5463--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 inj...
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2022-05-11
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7914Intro
25%
Provides that the state would reimburse the school committees for the costs of providing student transportation to public and private school pupils.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8093Intro
25%
Provides that in local educational agencies when over 45% of the children have a family income that is at or below 185% of federal poverty guidelines then the student success factor will be 50% by the core instruction per-pupil amount.
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2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH7512Engross
50%
Repeals the current authorization for town of Portsmouth municipal court and establishes authorization which expands the jurisdiction of Portsmouth municipal court to include a municipal housing court to adjudicate violations of the state building co...
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2022-05-05
House passed Sub A
RIH7240Intro
25%
Exempts reusable bags not including paper or plastic bags from the state sales tax.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7468Intro
25%
Establishes the Black Regiment Monument Commission to maintain the Black Regiment Monument located in Patriots Park in Portsmouth and its surrounding grounds/promotes the commemoration of the Black Regiment.
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2022-05-04
Committee postponed at request of sponsor (05/05/2022)
RIH7482Intro
25%
Requires the state investment commission to identify pension fund investments in military weapon manufacturers whether held directly and indirectly.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7637Intro
25%
Modernizes expand access and provide additional funds to adult education programs in the state, create a strategic plan for adult education establish learning, intake and assessment centers.
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2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7172Intro
25%
Provides a tax credit for state community service hours provided by state residents to certain not-for-profit entities and municipal departments.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7391Intro
25%
Exempts from taxation the retail sale of cloth or disposable face masks and facial coverings.
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2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8159Intro
25%
Provides for contractor liability for debts owed to an employer or third party on the wage claimants behalf, incurred by a subcontractor.
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2022-05-03
To House Labor Committee
RIH8199PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of George Edward Mcgaw
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2022-05-03
House read and passed
RIH7654Intro
25%
Eliminates the corporate tax cut and qualified business income deduction created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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2022-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7178Intro
25%
Requires that enrollees in the Rhode Island best RX Prescription drug discount program for the uninsured are not charged a copay for their prescriptions.
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2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7438Engross
50%
Prohibits the sale or promotional distribution of any food package containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024. Provisions of § 23-18.13-3(g)(3) sunset on July 1, 2027.
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2022-04-28
House passed Sub A
RIH8124Intro
25%
Modifies appointment/removal process for URI board of trustees with all appointments by governor for 3 yr-terms with advice/consent of senate/URI president appoints faculty member/student to serve in non-voting/ex officio capacity.
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2022-04-28
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7892Intro
25%
Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings and provides that any eviction for nonpayment of rent, in which the rent arrearage is paid through a rent relief program, shall remain sealed permanently.
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2022-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH8114Intro
25%
Requires the general assembly to provide grants and loans to improve, maintain and operate Burma Road in Middletown and Portsmouth which is owned by the United States government, along with an additional $50,000 for an economic impact study.
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2022-04-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH7134Engross
50%
Collects and disaggregate data on childhood cancer within the state’s cancer registry.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7653Intro
25%
Provides for a plan and structure to transition to green energy in motor and other vehicles.
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2022-04-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7621Intro
25%
Creates the Home Heating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act which program provides a mechanism and funding for gas companies to transition from providing gas heat to non-emitting renewable thermal energy for home heating consumers.
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2022-04-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH8097Intro
25%
Amends the retention of x-ray statute by eliminating retention for the life of the individual to retention for whatever period is required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8157Intro
25%
Increases in-network behavioral health care service reimbursement rates up to the median value effective 1/1/2023. Increases rates for 2024-2028 by rate of inflation plus three (3) percentage points determined by federal CPI.
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2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8136Intro
25%
Establishes physical therapist licensure compact in order to facilitate interstate practice of physical therapy with the goal of improving public access to physical therapy services.
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2022-04-22
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7855Intro
25%
Repeals the exemption granted to pari mutual facilities and casinos from the smoke free workplace requirement contained in the Public Health and Workplace Safety Act.
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2022-04-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH8142PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming April, 2022, As "autism Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-04-13
House read and passed
RIH7846Intro
25%
Allows DEM to extend certain deadlines for required sewer construction in the replacement of cesspools, which deadlines would not extend beyond January 1, 2027.
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2022-04-12
To House Corporations Committee
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