Rhode Island Representative Rebecca Kislak [D]

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RIH5314IntroProhibits a food service establishment from providing a consumer with a single-use plastic straw unless requested by the consumer.
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2019-06-24
[Hearing: Jun 26]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5708EngrossAdopts the uniform interstate depositions and discovery act, and amends the current law regarding depositions taken for use in a foreign jurisdiction by referencing the new act.
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2019-06-20
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH5995IntroRemoves the exception to $100,000 limit for civil tort damages or tort liability indemnification by the state/city/town/fire districts and exempts the state/city/town/fire districts from statutory interest on civil tort damages.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5996IntroProvides interest on civil actions be calculated at a rate equal to weekly average one year constant maturity Treasury yield, as published by Board of Governors of Federal Reserve System, for the calendar week preceding the date of the judgment.
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2019-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5916IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island health insurance market stability and consumer protection act in order to update state law to reflect current insurance standards, practice and regulation to maintain market stability.
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2019-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH5609IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2019-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH6107IntroEstablishes office of adult education literarcy/employment advisory committee within GWBRI for adult education and literacy services/repeals adult education act and aid for evening schools eff. 12/1/19.
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2019-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH5399IntroAdds 3 new income tax brackets for purposes of Rhode Island state income taxation.
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH6097PassHouse Resolution Celebrating "tree Week" On May 5th Through May 11th In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-09
House read and passed
RIH6056PassHouse Resolution Commemorating "holocaust Remembrance Day" On May 2, 2019
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2019-05-02
House read and passed
RIH5853IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Early Childhood Innovation Act and funds to support programs designed to narrow the education achievement gap for at-risk children who are entering kindergarten.
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2019-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5965IntroHouse 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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2019-04-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5091PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Ten Trees Group, Inc.
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2019-04-17
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5999PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Donald J. Lopes, Sr.
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2019-04-11
House read and passed
RIH5726IntroCreates public funding for legislative candidates, would limit contributions of public funds for all candidates for governor, statewide office holders and legislators.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5559IntroRequires the RIDE, within the next three years, to create a plan where all RI teachers would be trained in the BEARS curriculum (BEARS training includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich maneuver, and bleeding control).
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2019-04-10
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5895IntroIncreases the number of members of the transit authority from eight to nine and makes the mayor of Providence or designee an ex officio member with voting privileges.
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2019-04-09
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5904IntroPlaces responsibility on landlords to house evicted tenants due to landlord neglect/gives cities/towns revolving fund account flexibility/allows municipal lien similar to property taxes for action against property.
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2019-04-04
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5954PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of April 1-7, 2019, To Be "national Public Health Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-04-03
House read and passed
RIH5334IntroProhibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.
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2019-04-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5733IntroEstablishes criteria for the criminal offense of sexual assault when the victim is in the custody of a peace officer. Provides that a person convicted of custodial sexual assault would face imprisonment for not more than 3 years.
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2019-04-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5929PassHouse Resolution Celebrating The Week Of March 22nd Through March 28th, 2019, As "world Doula Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-03-28
House read and passed
RIH5927PassHouse Resolution Condemning The Hateful Defacing Of Gravestones At The Hebrew Cemetery In Fall River, Massachusetts
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2019-03-28
House read and passed
RIH5555IntroCreates the Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act, to provide a legal mechanism whereby a terminally ill patient may choose to end their life using drugs prescribed by a physician.
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2019-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5869IntroEstablishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island for consumption or distribution within the state and establishes an "economic and climate resilience fund" to disburse the collected funds.
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5891PassHouse Resolution Recognizing Providence Police Officer Mike Matracia For Inspiring Others And Changing The Way People With Ms And Other Disabilities Are Viewed, And His Service To The People Of Providence And The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-03-21
House read and passed
RIH5725IntroVests with the governor the sole authority to nominate, on the basis of merit, from a list submitted by the judicial nominating commission with the advice and consent of the senate, all judges and magistrates, to all courts.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5707IntroRepeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a more comprehensive parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5882PassHouse Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Tragic Loss Of Fifty Lives At Mosques In Christchurch, New Zealand On Friday March 15, 2019
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2019-03-20
House read and passed
RIH5087IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Reapportionment
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2019-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5130IntroProhibits 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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2019-02-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5346IntroAmends the definition of employees for purposes of the fair employment practices chapter.
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2019-02-27
To House Labor Committee
RIH5612IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Impact, Benefits, And Fiscal Ramifications Of Creating A Single-payer Healthcare System In Rhode Island (creates A Nine Member Special Legislative Study Commission Whose Purpose ...
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2019-02-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH5284PassHouse Resolution Designating The Month Of February, 2019 As "children’s Dental Health Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-02-05
House read and passed
RIH5063IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Impact Of The Trauma Inflicted On Children Who Are Exposed To Violence (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study The Impact Of The Trauma Inflicted On Children Exposed To Violence...
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2019-01-30
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
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