Rhode Island Representative Michelle McGaw [D]

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RIH7702PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES - Requires hospitals to screen uninsured patients for public assistance and creates a pilot program for out of hospital service upon expiration of similar federal program.
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2024-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8013PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL CODE PROVISIONS - Includes "Kei cars" or "Kei trucks" as having restricted public highway use and those vehicles validly registered as of August 1, 2021, would not be denied renewal of that registra...
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2024-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8119PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- LOW-SPEED VEHICLES - Provides that low-speed vehicles may be operated on limited access highways, state highways, through highways and public highways or roadways provided the speed limit on the highways and roadways is no...
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2024-06-28
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7356PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- CONSUMER PFAS BAN ACT OF 2024 - Enacts the Consumer PFAS Ban Act of 2024, prohibiting the intentional addition of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances of PFAS in products offered for sale or manufactured in the state as ...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH7615PassJoint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Legislative Commission To Study Student Transportation Needs And System Costs (creates A 13-member Joint Commission To Study The Transportation Needs Of Students And Recommend What Changes Are Necessary, And ...
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2024-06-26
Signed by Governor
RIH7062PassTOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Amends several sections of law relating to zoning ordinances to provide uniform zoning standards for accessory dwelling units.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7213PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- RHODE ISLAND PHYSICAL THERAPIST LICENSURE COMPACT ACT - Allows the state to become a member of the physical therapist licensure compact adopted by twenty-five (25) states in order to facilitate the interstate practice of...
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7350PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- SOCIAL WORK LICENSURE COMPACT - Adopts model legislation facilitating the interstate practice of regulated social workers.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7616PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RENEWABLE READY PROGRAM - Establishes the renewable ready program and fund to promotes the responsible siting/development of renewable energy generating resources in locations where it would be an ancillary beneficial ...
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7984PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 - Provides that mobile and manufactured homes be included as affordable housing under certain conditions.
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH8332PassJoint Resolution Respectfully Requesting Healthsource Ri (hsri) To Convene A Working Group To Study The Issue Of Affordability Of Coverage In The Rhode Island Health Insurance Individual Market And To Provide Recommendations On The Design Of A State-...
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2024-06-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7365PassINSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Provides that health insurers provide coverage for covered clinician-administered drugs under certain circumstances.
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2024-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIH7239PassPROBATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -- LIMITED GUARDIANSHIP AND GUARDIANSHIP OF ADULTS - Provides that supported decision-making pursuant to chapter 66.13 of title 42 be added to the Limited Guardianship and Guardianship of Adults forms section as one of ...
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2024-06-20
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7246PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LONG-TERM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Adds climate change, sea-level rise and coastal resiliency to the analysis of data of the strategic plan for economic development policy.
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7440PassFISH AND WILDLIFE -- LOBSTERS AND OTHER CRUSTACEANS - Amends the current law to allow for the harvesting of blue crabs during the hours of darkness.
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7566PassFOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT - Requires the department of health to amend its rules and regulations that allow for DEA-registered pharmacies to transfer electronic prescriptions at a patient's request (21 CFR Part 1306
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7664PassELECTIONS -- NOMINATION OF PARTY AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES - Amends various sections of law relating to elections, nomination papers and the process of obtaining signatures for nomination papers and would provide a notification procedure for the rep...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7610PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- LAND SURVEYORS - Grants a right of entry for professional land surveyors to enter upon or cross any lands, air space or water resources necessary to perform surveying services except public utility and/or wastewater trea...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7625PassINSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PREVENTION OF HIV INFECTION - Eliminates prior authorization or step therapy requirement for prescriptions for any HIV prevention drug/prohibits the requirement of any co...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7696PassBUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- NURSES - Prohibits any agreement whereby an advanced practice registered nurse is restricted in the right to practice in a certain geographic area, assist or provide treatment or establish a professional relationship wit...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH8071PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT - Requires that the DEM rules and regulations for remediation of hazardous material releases not include any provision requiring the remediation of arsenic which is naturally occurring at levels less th...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH7617Engross
50%
Joint Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (ec4) To Prepare A Report On Benchmarking And Building Performance Standards
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2024-06-14
Senate passed Sub A in concurrence
RIH7500Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- PUBLIC HEALTH AND WORKPLACE SAFETY ACT - Repeals the exemption granted to pari mutual facilities and casinos from the smoke free workplace requirement and provides for a one time appropriate of $1,000,000 to inform patrons of the...
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2024-06-13
Committee recommends passage
RIH7905Engross
50%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES' HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY INCENTIVE GRANT - Modifies the eligibility and administration provisions of the higher education opportunity incentive grant program.
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2024-06-13
House passed Sub A
RIH7385PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES - Amends the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation special plate law to include an annual ten-dollar (10.00) surcharge for plate renewals.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7437PassINCORPORATING THE RHODE ISLAND COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE - Reduces the number of commissioners on the board of commissioners to no less than fifteen and would add a d/b/a Serve RI designation after commissions name.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7427PassPUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- EXCAVATION NEAR UNDERGROUND UTILITY FACILITIES - Amends the provision of notice to be provided for the release of any hazardous gas or liquid as determined by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Admini...
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7612PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Requires school districts to provide the parent/guardian of a student with an individualized education program (IEP) with information concerning the achieving a better life experie...
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7212Engross
50%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- FUNERAL DIRECTOR/EMBALMER AND FUNERAL SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS - Provides for the operation and duties of natural organic reduction for the contained, accelerated conversion of human remains to soil. A disposition facility...
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2024-06-11
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH7731PassHouse Resolution Creating A Legislative Study Commission On Climate Change Impacts And Solutions (creates A 17 Member Commission To Study The Issues Confronting The State Due To Climate Change, And Who Would Report Back To The House By May 14, 2025, ...
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2024-06-11
House passed Sub A
RIH7329PassHouse Resolution Urging The Federal Government To Pursue A Broad Range Of Measures To Reduce The Danger Of Nuclear War, To Sign And Ratify The Treaty On The Prohibition Of Nuclear Weapons (tpnw), To Make Nuclear Disarmament The Centerpiece Of Our Nat...
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2024-06-06
House read and passed
RIH8312Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT RECYCLING ACT - Establishes beverage container recycling to be regulated by DEM.
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2024-06-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7663PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- VITAL RECORDS - Requires the division of vital records to ensure that the records are accessible to the local registrars and grant local registrars the authority to issue certified copies of certificates and records.
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2024-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7736PassHEALTH AND SAFETY -- ALCOHOLISM - Requires the dept of behavioral healthcare/developmental disabilities/hospitals to coordinate with the DOH to propose revisions to chapter 1.10 and 10.1 of title 23, including updates and revisions of statutory langu...
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2024-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH7587PassHouse Resolution Strongly Supporting A National Infrastructure Bank Through The Passage Of The 118th Congress H.r. 4052
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2024-05-30
House read and passed
RIH7755PassTAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of the Little Compton Game Club.
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2024-05-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8190Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- ATTENDANCE FOR SUCCESS ACT - Establishes the "Attendance for Success Act" that mandates requirements for attendance policies, and provides for multiple plans, reporting requirements and supports to address student absenteeism from school...
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2024-05-30
To Senate Education Committee
RIH8314PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 28, 2024, To Be "arts Advocacy Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-28
House read and passed
RIH8183Intro
25%
TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Imposes a tax of five percent (5%) upon the rental of a house or condominium. The funds from the tax to be used exclusively for infrastructure improvements, riverine and coastal resilienc...
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2024-05-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH8310PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 10th, 2024, To Be "lupus Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
RIH8238Intro
25%
PROPERTY -- MAINTENANCE OF PRIVATE EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY - Provides that the real estate appraisal from the city or town shall be taken into consideration when determining each property owner’s share of costs to maintain and/or repair an ease...
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2024-05-21
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7678Intro
25%
PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES - Imposes a seventy-five cent (0.75) surcharge on fares charged by rideshare companies as well as an account to benefit RIPTA from the payment of sales taxes collected from ride...
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8002Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $500,000 To Day One, Rhode Island's Sexual Assault Coalition And Rape Crisis Center (this Resolution Would Authorize The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $500,000 To Day One.)
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH8030Intro
25%
PARKS AND RECREATIONAL AREAS -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Adds to those persons exempt from payment of parking fees at any recreational facility owned and operated by the state those individuals determined by the executive office of HHS, or its designee, ...
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7480Intro
25%
TAXATION -- PERSONAL INCOME TAX - Provides a tax credit to individual taxpayers who convert their gas-powered vehicle into a vehicle propelled by an alternative fuel source.
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2024-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH8032Intro
25%
TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES - Amends tax law on renewable energy products to exempt certain additional products from sales tax including battery energy storage system equipment, if supplied by a manufacturer of solar photovoltaic equipment.
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2024-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH8270PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2024, To Be "rhode Island Pharmacy Advocacy Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-14
House read and passed
RIH7447Engross
50%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- THREATS AND EXTORTION - Considers election officials and poll workers "public officials" for purposes of the prohibition on making threats to public officials.
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2024-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7323PassTAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Allows the town council of Portsmouth, by ordinance or resolution, to exempt Quaker Manor from valuation for taxation or to enter into tax abatement or payment in lieu of taxes agreements.
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2024-05-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7759PassSTATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - Directs the department of transportation to prepare a monthly "Washington Bridge snapshot report" containing information on the progress of repairs and other actions pertaining to the Was...
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2024-05-10
Signed by Governor
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