Rhode Island Representative Rebecca Kislak [D]

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RIH7017Enroll
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Directs PUC to extend utility termination moratorium for gas/electricity from April 15 to May 1, of each year with discretion to respond to emergency/ economic conditions/customers' needs...
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7103Engross
50%
COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- MEDICAL DEBT REPORTING - Prohibits hospitals and other medical providers from reporting medical debt to consumer reporting agencies. A violation of this chapter may be pursued on behalf of the consum...
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7213Enroll
75%
BUSINESSES 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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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7356Engross
50%
HEALTH 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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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7350Engross
50%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- SOCIAL WORK LICENSURE COMPACT - Adopts model legislation facilitating the interstate practice of regulated social workers.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7561Enroll
75%
EDUCATION -- CURRICULUM - Enables cities and towns to enact enabling legislation authorizing a partner program to assist students with an IEP for specially designed physical education classes.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7647Engross
50%
PROPERTY -- RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT - Requires landlords to list all mandatory fees when advertising any residential property for rent in the same section of the agreement as the rent disclosure.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7721Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES - Outlines the requirements and process for LEAs to get written parental consent before conducting an evaluation, reevaluation, making an initial placement/changes in placement/the individual education program ...
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7734Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- DENSE BREAST NOTIFICATION AND EDUCATION - Amends the notice requirement to patients to follow the mandated FDA national reporting standards
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7733Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- NURSING HOME WORKFORCE STANDARDS BOARD ACT - Creates the nursing home workforce standards board act to establish and enforce industry-wide quality of care standards in nursing homes.
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7811Intro
25%
PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- 2024 ENERGY STORAGE ACT - Requires the office of energy resources to initiate the process of developing programs and associated funding mechanisms, for electric energy storage resources connected to the electric distr...
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7826Enroll
75%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- NURSES - Amends the conditions upon which a nurse would be exempt from certain licensing requirements to include eligibility to practice, before taking and receiving results of the National Council Licensure Examination ...
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2024-06-21
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7022Engross
50%
WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- ACT ON COASTS -- COASTAL RESILIENCY - Requires the chief resilience officer (CRO) be charged with creation/maintenance/updating of the state's resiliency/recovery program along with climate change resiliency plan with ocean/r...
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to 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
RIH7577Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HEALTHCARE PROVIDER SHIELD BILL - Creates a protective legal shield for healthcare providers, precluding any civil/criminal action by other states/persons against healthcare providers involving persons seeking access to transgend...
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7983Engross
50%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- STATE BUILDING CODE - Amends various provisions relative to the duties of the state building commissioner and establishes a building code education and training unit to educate building officials and inspectors statewide.
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH8078Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- THE LADDERS TO LICENSURE PROGRAM - Implements a grant program to fund public or private partnerships that provide opportunities for healthcare paraprofessionals to pursue higher education degrees and health professiona...
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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH8332Engross
50%
Joint 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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2024-06-20
Transmitted to Governor
RIH7091PassINSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES -- LIFETIME LIMITS - Repeals the authority of the health insurance commissioner to enforce any act of Congress/decision of federal court invalidating or repealing the prohibition of annual lifetim...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
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
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
RIH7713PassMOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ELECTRIC BICYCLES - Defines 3 classes of electric bicycles, authorizes the DEM to determine allowable uses of electric bicycles at properties under the department's jurisdiction, allows Class 1 electric bicycles to legally...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH8050PassAuthorizes Providence to issue not more than $400,000,000 general obligation bonds & notes to finance the construction, related demolition, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, landscaping, furnishing and equipping of schools throughout the c...
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2024-06-17
Signed by Governor
RIH8102PassEDUCATION -- SCHOOL EMERGENCY DRILLS ACT - Makes revisions to the number, timing, and procedures to be followed when schools grades K through 12 implement fire drills, evacuation drills, and crisis response drills, designed to protect the health and ...
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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
RIH7041Intro
25%
BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG SALES REPRESENTATIVE DISCLOSURE ACT - Requires prescription drug manufacturers to file a detailed, updated list of each pharmaceutical sales representative engaged by the manufacturer and to pay an ...
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2024-06-13
House passed as amended (floor amendment)
RIH7500Intro
25%
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
RIH7328PassELECTIONS -- CONDUCT OF ELECTION AND VOTING EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES - Includes the general assembly elections within the category of elections subject to the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7560PassEDUCATION -- SHEILA C. "SKIP" NOWELL ACADEMY - Provides for changes to the operating structure of the Nowell Academy establishing a cooperative agreement among school districts.
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2024-06-12
Signed by Governor
RIH7165Engross
50%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY - Under certain circumstances, provides immunity from arrest and prosecution for prostitution, procurement of sexual conduct for a fee, loitering for prostitution and soliciting from motor vehicles for ...
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2024-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
RIH7981Engross
50%
TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Amends the provisions relative to permitted uses within residential, industrial and commercial zoning use districts.
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2024-06-11
Committee recommended Substitute A as amended be held for further study
RIH7046Engross
50%
EDUCATION -- STUDENT COMPUTER DEVICE PRIVACY - Prohibits an educational institution or school district from accessing or using location data for tracking a student's institutional device or personal device, except in limited circumstances.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Education Committee
RIH8353PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of Jason Alan Golditch
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2024-06-10
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
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
RIH8049PassThis act serves as the enabling act required by § 16-7-44 of the general laws in order for the principal and interest on bonds issued in support of school housing projects to be eligible for state housing aid reimbursement.
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2024-06-04
Signed by Governor
RIH8245Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE - Provides that licensed independent clinical social workers be able to enroll and bill Medicaid directly for covered services provided to adults with Medicaid fee-for-service coverage.
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2024-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7606PassINSURANCE -- CASUALTY INSURANCE RATING - Prevents insurance companies from treating widowed persons differently than married persons when establishing or maintaining an insured's rate or classification respecting the operation of a personal motor veh...
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2024-05-31
Signed by Governor
RIH7101Engross
50%
CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICES - Criminalizes the unauthorized dissemination of sexually explicit images of another person that are created by digital devices or created without the consent of the person depicted.
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2024-05-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH7855Intro
25%
FOOD AND DRUGS -- THE RHODE ISLAND CANNABIS ACT - Provides amendments to the cannabis act relating to the definition of a social equity applicant and the required fee to maintain such status as a social equity applicant.
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2024-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7895Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE - Codifies the Katie Beckett Program pursuant to federal guidelines.
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2024-05-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8280Intro
25%
Joint Resolution Creating A Special Joint Legislative Commission To Study, Provide Recommendations, And Oversee Implementation Of Requirements For State Departments And Vendors To Adopt Good Food Purchasing Standards In The State Of Rhode Island (cre...
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2024-05-23
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8311PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May 23, 2024, As "rhode Island Community Health Center Day"
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2024-05-23
House read and passed
RIH8287PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2024, To Be "jewish American Heritage Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2024-05-21
House read and passed
RIH7398Intro
25%
STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Provides the state would cover dialysis for the treatment of end stage renal disease ("ESRD") and kidney transplants for persons who do not qualify for full Medicaid due to their i...
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2024-05-15
To House Finance 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
RIH7854Intro
25%
HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT - Provides eligibility for an additional forty dollars ($40.00) per month in food stamp benefits to certain qualifying persons or households eligible for food stamp benefits, commencing July 1, 2024.
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7903Intro
25%
HEALTH AND SAFETY -- THE MEDICAL PRIMARY CARE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Establishes the medical primary care scholarship program to be administered by the commissioner of postsecondary education.
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2024-05-15
To House Finance Committee
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