Rhode Island Representative Robert Craven [D]

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RIH6357PassAllows any member in active service, regardless of age, to be eligible for an accidental disability retirement allowance.
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2021-07-16
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5400PassTerminates all parental rights of any person convicted of sexual assault which results in the birth of a child from that assault.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIH5560PassLimits credit of tortfeasor to amount paid by released tortfeasor.
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2021-07-14
Signed by Governor
RIH5727PassRequires the office of the attorney general to issue a report containing the total cases charged with a firearm in all Rhode Island courts and a list of cases charged with a firearm which have been disposed during the calendar year.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5346PassProhibits third-party delivery services from using any likeness or intellectual property of a merchant without written consent. This act would require a third-party delivery service to register to do business in Rhode Island.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH5867PassProducts liability defense of subsequent alteration eliminated.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH5386PassProhibits obtaining/purchasing/transferring a firearm on behalf of another person if other person prohibited from possessing firearm with increase in penalties for those offenses and applications amended to state number of firearms purchased.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH6365PassMandates DOH rules/regulations for newborn screening to include screening tests for all disorders/conditions with early detection/treatment medical benefit plus new disorders/conditions within 2 yrs. unless not practicable for new disorders.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5596PassEstablishes a statewide public safety computer aided dispatch records management system.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5923PassProhibits new high-heat waste processing facilities.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6118PassProhibits school committees from entering into a school bus service contract unless the contract provides for payments to school bus drivers, monitors and aids for one hundred and eighty (180) days or the length of the contracted for school year.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6144PassRequires submission of a triennial system reliability/energy efficiency/conservation procurement plan until 9/1/2036 and continues a charge on gas/electricity to fund energy efficiency/conversation programs until 9/1/2035.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5874PassEstablishes the policies and procedures required for the recognition and enforcement of Foreign-Country Money Judgments and Registration of Canadian Judgments by the superior court.
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2021-07-03
Signed by Governor
RIH5139PassRequires the department of children, youth and families to report all suspected cases of child sexual abuse to the children's advocacy center.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIH5768PassAmends the registration and licensure requirements of roofing contractors.
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2021-07-01
Signed by Governor
RIH6328PassExcludes the possession of buprenorphine from those controlled substances that can result in criminal penalties.
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2021-07-01
Signed by Governor
RIH5806Engross

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Reduces the required minimum number of special plates ordered from the DMV to 150 sets upon payment of $3,000 conditionally refundable fee.
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2021-06-29
House passed Sub A
RIH6482Intro

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Prohibits the sale or transfer of ammunition unless the purchaser successfully undergoes a background check.
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5147Engross

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Provides a statutory framework for the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors.
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2021-06-28
House passed Sub A
RIH5553Intro

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Felony to store firearms unlocked.
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2021-06-28
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH5517Engross

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Requires that commencing with the graduating class of 2023 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.
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2021-06-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH5853Engross

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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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2021-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5374PassPermits clinical laboratories to conduct its own analysis of specimens for the detection of HIV/AIDS instead of sending the specimens to the department of health.
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2021-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIH5469PassHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Issues Relating To Lateral Access Along The Rhode Island Shoreline (prevents A Person From Being Prosecuted For Fishing, Gathering Seaweed, Swimmin...
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2021-06-23
House passed Sub A
RIH6155PassEliminates the marital sexual assault exception when a victim is incapacitated, disabled, or helpless.
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
RIH6395Engross

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Amends the definition of dimensional variance located in chapter 24 of title 45 of the general laws relating to zoning ordinances.
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2021-06-23
House read and passed
RIH6463PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Dr. David Dooley On His Retirement As The President Of The University Of Rhode Island On July 31, 2021, After Twelve Years Of Exemplary Service To The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-06-23
House read and passed
RIH6455Intro

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Makes the hate crime sentencing enhancement applicable to petty misdemeanors.
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6451PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating Lisa Garcia On Being Selected As The 2022 "rhode Island Teacher Of The Year"
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2021-06-22
House read and passed
RIH6457Intro

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To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of East Passage Estates Lot Owners’ Association
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2021-06-22
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5141Engross

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Increases the age of children able to utilize a recorded forensic interview for cases of sexual abuse in grand jury testimony -- child assault from age fourteen (14) to age eighteen (18).
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2021-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5887PassPermits URI Board of Trustees to attend open public board meetings remotely.
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2021-06-11
Signed by Governor
RIH6303PassAllows Elliott Bertrand to join Laura Kolbeck and Benjamin Scott in marriage on or about July 24, 2021, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2021-06-10
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6410Intro

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Makes custodial confession of criminal suspect presumptively inadmissible if made by juvenile, or person with impairment, serious mental disability suffering from substance abuse withdrawal and was procured through deception
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2021-06-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6407PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming June 10, 2021, As The "day Of Portugal" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-06-08
House read and passed
RIH5888Engross

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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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2021-06-04
To Senate Education Committee
RIH6010Intro

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Extends IOD benefits to police officers/firefighters suffering from post-traumatic stress injuries/provides municipal police/firefighters retiring due to PTSI accidental disability retirement allowance.
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2021-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH6380PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Thanking Rhode Island's Senior Centers For Their Dedication To Providing Vital Services During The Covid Pandemic
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2021-06-01
House read and passed
RIH5675Intro

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Allows participating municipalities to elect to its employees the deferred compensation plans offered by the state.
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6297Intro

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Removes the requirement that five percent (5%) of the hotel tax be paid to the Greater Providence-Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau and redistribute the five percent (5%) tax to the city or district where the hotel or residential unit is located...
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH5536Intro

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Authorizes the creation of first-time homebuyer savings account from which savings to purchase a home could be deducted from an individual's or couple's personal income taxes.
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6025Intro

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Creates within the district court a dedicated calendar offering treatment and sentencing alternatives to eligible defendants deemed to suffer from serious and persistent mental illness to be known as the "Mental Health Treatment Calendar".
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2021-05-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6360PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Courtney E. Hawkins On The Occasion Of Her Retirement As Director Of The Rhode Island Department Of Human Services
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2021-05-25
House read and passed
RIH6362PassHouse Resolution Honoring Kathleen Sullivan Connell On The Occasion Of Her Retirement As The Rhode Island State Director Of The American Association Of Retired Persons (aarp) And Thanking Her For A Lifetime Of Dedication To Health Care And Public Ser...
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2021-05-25
House read and passed
RIH5540Intro

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Establishes medical professional scholarship program within postsecondary education council with commission awarding $5,000 for 4 years of college attendance to eligible applicants funded by $25 assessment fee on medical professionals seeking licensu...
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH5684Intro

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Exempts bicycles from sales and use tax.
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2021-05-20
To House Finance Committee
RIH6330Intro

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Creates temporary non-liquidating receivership program for businesses with substantial revenue decline after declared emergency/suspended/ceased substantial part of operation resulting by emergency police/regulatory powers.
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2021-05-18
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6317Intro

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House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services (eohhs) To Create A Covid-19 Surge Plan For Handling The Increasing Need For Behavioral Health Services And Substance Use Disorder Treatments
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2021-05-15
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH5890Engross

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Allows the board of elections to begin the certification of mail ballots 20 days prior to election day and requires notice of such certification sessions and establishes a new and more comprehensive mail ballot voter signature verification process.
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2021-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5787Intro

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Provides for abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeal the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
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