Rhode Island Representative Patricia Serpa [D]

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RIH5190IntroIncludes domestic pets as eligible to use medical marijuana if certified by a licensed veterinarian.
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2021-04-12
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6028IntroAllows the executive office of health and human services to use appropriated funds to support graduate medical education programs and research. At the same time implementing the appropriate payment mechanism in order to make the payments annually.
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2021-04-12
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (04/14/2021)
RIH5203EngrossPermits the division of motor vehicles to suspend the registration privileges of motor carriers upon receipt of notice from the department of labor and training that the motor carrier has not secured workers' compensation insurance.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5462EngrossProvides that the trapping and subsequent release of any unowned feral or free roaming cat for the purpose of spaying or neutering of the cat shall not be considered abandonment.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5470EngrossCreates an action authorizing any person who has been sentenced to imprisonment greater than one year subsequent to being wrongfully convicted of a criminal offense to petition court for an award of compensation and damages, including attorney’s fe...
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5923IntroProhibits new high-heat waste processing facilities.
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2021-04-08
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5491IntroRequires the council on elementary and secondary education, in consultation with the Rhode Island department of education, to develop and approve statewide academic standards for the instruction of consumer education in public high schools.
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2021-04-07
To House Education Committee
RIH6042IntroAuthorizes the secretary of state and board of elections to conduct an extensive cybersecurity assessment of our election systems and facilities and to establish a cybersecurity review board.
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2021-03-29
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIH6126IntroEntitles dairy farms to the exemptions from taxation granted to farmland, forestland, or open space.
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2021-03-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5731IntroProhibits production/sale/importation of any force-fed poultry product/ food containing force-fed poultry product imposing $500 civil penalty per violation eff. 1/1/22.
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5830IntroProhibits the use of a school district's listserv to distribute any political advertisement, invitation, and/or propaganda.
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2021-03-24
To House Education Committee
RIH5831IntroAllows teachers in all grades to provide the opportunity for students to observe a brief moment of silence on every September 11.
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2021-03-24
To House Education Committee
RIH5944IntroClearly 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
RIH6084IntroProvides for minimum qualifications for court constable to include education, military, or law enforcement experience and drug and psychological screening.
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5208IntroRestructures professional development investment fund to assume duties of dissemination of curriculum materials/frameworks/assessments/development plans with annual allocation of $200 per student.
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2021-03-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH5668IntroAllows teachers, state and municipal employees to retire upon the earlier of reaching age sixty (60) with thirty (30) years of service or the employee's retirement eligibility date under present state statutes.
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2021-03-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH5905IntroRequires publicly held corporations to be represented by women on their board of directors. Fines would be imposed for non-compliance.
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2021-03-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6142IntroPenalty of $10,000 for violating Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
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2021-03-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5185IntroRequires a licensed buyer of certain precious metals or articles, tools, and electronics to take a digital photograph of their purchase and upload it to the attorney general's license sales tracking system database.
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2021-03-19
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5735IntroRequires any person recording an oral communication, whether in person, telephonically or otherwise, to inform the other party or parties that the communications are being recorded.
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2021-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5876IntroAllows defendant to be served petition at arraignment for animal cruelty.
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2021-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5706IntroProvides that school forms pertaining to vaccination requirements include information about religious and medical exemptions.
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2021-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5704IntroRequires health insurers that issue prescription drug coverage to use step therapy protocols.
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2021-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5705IntroAdopts the Interstate Compact to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases.
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2021-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH5902IntroRequires 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
RIH5903IntroProvides that pet insurance policies provide notice in bold print of coverage exclusions and provide coverage for routine and preventative care and be allowed to provide coverage for wellness visits.
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2021-03-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5899IntroEstablishes rules and regulations concerning the use and registration of personal delivery devices and mobile carrying devices.
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2021-03-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6134PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The Celebration Of St. Joseph's Day
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2021-03-16
House read and passed
RIH5742IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (governor And Lieutenant Governor To Appear Jointly On The Ballot)
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2021-03-15
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5729IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State-of Elections And Campaign Finance (proposes A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Four (4) Year Terms For Members Of The G...
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2021-03-15
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5739IntroRequires the contracting department of the department of human services or the department of administration to pilot at least one contract for professional or technical services using automatic verification software to verify hours billed under contr...
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2021-03-15
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH6124IntroExempts active members of the retirement system employed as a state public safety professional and/or a municipal police officer from the cost to purchase credit for military service and interest charges.
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2021-03-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH5722IntroRequires bidders on public school construction contracts of $5,000,000 or more to have an apprenticeships program compliant with chapter and truthful reporting of program data to DOLT effective July 1, 2021.
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2021-03-10
To House Labor Committee
RIH5736IntroProvides as a violation for any person leaving a dog outside and unattended in temperatures of thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit or below, or ninety degrees Fahrenheit (90°) or above, would be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,...
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2021-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6113PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Norman Landroche, Sr.
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2021-03-09
House read and passed
RIH5688IntroProhibits the town of Coventry from assessing the costs of repaving the roadway upon the completion of any sewage works upon the land owners.
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2021-03-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5793IntroProvides medical home care base rate adjustments and keeps high acuity or high medical necessity patients out of skilled nursing facilities and hospitals and remain safe at home with well trained and stable long-term care support.
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2021-03-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5792IntroRequires the executive office of health and human services to adjust the per diem reimbursement rate to nursing facilities every 3 years; and provides that any time state minimum wage is increased, the reimbursement rate increases by the same percent...
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2021-03-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH6106PassHouse Resolution Recognizing March 8, 2021, As "international Women’s Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-03-04
House read and passed
RIH5214IntroEliminates the ten dollar ($10.00) fee requirement for the sales tax permit.
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2021-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5213IntroChanges the rate of interest for underpayments of tax to prime rate plus six percent (6%). Also limits the assessment of interest to four (4) calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent.
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2021-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5248PassHouse Resolution Reinstating The Life Of And Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Study Commission To Examine And Recommend Guidelines For Step Therapy Prescription Drug Protocols (reinstates The Life, And Extends T...
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2021-03-02
House read and passed
RIH5529IntroRequires that all maintenance of sidewalks along state highways be the responsibility of the state.
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2021-03-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5577IntroAuthorizes the potential appointment of pro bono attorneys, supervised law students and from a list maintained by the DEM to act as animal advocates in animal cruelty and abuse cases, at the court's discretion, to serve the interests of justice.
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2021-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5764IntroAllows the test applicant to earn the required credits towards the qualification for the journeyperson "B" electrical examination by completing two hundred eighty-eight (288) hours of classroom training in a fully accredited trade school.
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH6056PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming March Of 2021 As The 19th Annual March For Meals Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-03-02
House read and passed
RIH6062PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming March As "colorectal Cancer Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-03-02
House read and passed
RIH5948PassHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Department Of Health To Establish Guidelines And Protocols For Administering Vaccines To A Maximum Of Two Parents/legal Guardians Of Children Undergoing Chemotherapy, And One Caregiver Of An Adult Undergoi...
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2021-02-25
House read and passed
RIH5794IntroDirects EOHHS to implement process for determining fees/reimbursement rates for non-emergency medical transportation service/sets $147 fee per trip/$1.50 per mile/certificate of need required after 7/1/21 .
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2021-02-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5191IntroProhibits the board of medical licensure and discipline from requiring specialty board certification as a condition of licensure.
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2021-02-23
To House Health & Human Services Committee
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