Rhode Island Representative Robert Craven [D]

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RIH7053Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS - Permits those persons with felony convictions to have up to six misdemeanor offenses expunged from their criminal record.
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7072Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Four Year Terms For Representatives And Senators (proposes An Amendment To The State Constitution, Article Iv, Section 1, T...
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2024-02-15
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7100Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LILA MANFIELD SAPINSLEY COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT - Establishes the process to provide a legal mechanism whereby a terminally ill patient may choose to end their life using medications prescribed by a physician.
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7165Intro
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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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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7169Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- EVIDENCE - Provides that statements by a health care provider regarding the unanticipated outcome of a patient's medical care and treatment shall be inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liab...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7306Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- JUDICIAL SELECTION - Requires individuals seeking a judicial nomination to reapply to JNC every 5 years and make those individuals selected as finalists, eligible only for the court in which they applied and we...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7452Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT - Repeals provisions that assess costs for women in the community corrections program for women offenders and repeals the crime of loitering for prostitution.
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7526Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS - Mandates that the clerk of the district court automatically seal individual counts of criminal complaints upon dismissal pursuant to rule 48(a
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7524Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE - Prohibits the courts from setting cash or surety bail on any misdemeanor offense but permits the court to set reasonable non-monetary conditions of bail to assure the defendant's presence in court as requ...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7649Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Increases mandatory liability coverage for retail alcoholic beverage license holders from $300,000 to $1,000,000/Prevents injured consumers of alcohol recovering damages/Increases mandatory min jail sentence f...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7637Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- SOLITARY CONFINEMENT REFORM ACT - Establishes the restrictive housing oversight committee ("committee"
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7603Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RESIDENTIAL SOLAR ENERGY DISCLOSURE AND HOMEOWNERS BILL OF RIGHTS ACT - Repeals the "Residential Solar Energy Disclosure and Homeowners Bill of Rights Act." Amends title 5 "Businesses and Professions" to include a new...
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2024-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7320Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WAREHOUSE WORKER PROTECTION ACT - Requires employers to provide each employee of a warehouse distribution center, upon hire, with written description of quotas applicable to the employee within defined time periods and ad...
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2024-02-14
To House Labor Committee
RIH7064PassTOWNS AND CITIES -- OUTDOOR DINING ACT - Establishes standards governing the municipal regulation of outdoor dining at food service establishments.
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2024-02-09
Signed by Governor
RIH7566Intro
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FOOD 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.
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2024-02-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7558Intro
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INSURANCE -- MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE -- MANDATORY ARBITRATION PROVISION - Increases the minimum claim amount necessary to require a matter involving motor vehicle liability be submitted to mandatory arbitration.
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2024-02-09
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7575Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- OBSCENE AND OBJECTIONABLE PUBLICATIONS AND SHOWS - Establishes, as an affirmative defense to the crimes of circulating obscene publications or shows and selling or exhibiting obscene publications to minors, the person's employmen...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7561Intro
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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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2024-02-09
To House Education Committee
RIH7577Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HEALTH CARE PROVIDER SHIELD BILL - Enacts the Health Care Provider Shield Bill, precluding any individual from interfering with another's access to transgender health care services and reproductive health care services.
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7567Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- DOMESTIC ASSAULT - Provides that effective July 1, 2025, any attorney who self-certifies that they have successfully completed a specialized domestic violence prosecution training course shall have the authorit...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7568Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MISCELLANEOUS RULES - Provides additional exception to prohibition on usage of wireless communication device while driving and clarifies that use for purpose of navigation must be while the device is mounted or otherwise a...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7573Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- CHILDREN - Amends the statute punishing child pornography by replacing the term "child pornography" with the term "child sexual abuse material."
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7576Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT--- RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF MUNICIPAL POLICE CHIEFS - Provides protections to appointed police chiefs of cities and towns and provides they would be entitled to a hearing and due process before termination and provides f...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7572Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GAMBLING AND LOTTERIES - Allows social gaming in private residences and in public taverns or private clubs as long as the gambling is incidental to a bona fide social relationship between the participants and no person other than...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7562Intro
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- FURBEARING ANIMALS - Deletes subsection (b
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2024-02-09
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7093Intro
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House Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations And Comments For Healthcare Liability Reform (this Resolution Creates A 15 Member Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations And ...
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2024-02-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7099Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY -- POLICE RELATIONSHIP ACT OF 2015 - Amends the comprehensive community-police relationship act of 2015 to require an annual study by an outside agency chosen by the department.
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7528Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- PROCEDURE GENERALLY -- DECISIONS, SPECIAL FINDINGS AND ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES - Adds the doctrine of assumption of risk to the current comparative negligence statute.
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7523Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- VITAL RECORDS - Provides an exemption for certain incarcerated persons from the payment of fees for a first request for vital statistics from the department of health.
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7506Intro
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INSURANCE -- LIABILITY INSURANCE - Provides for mandatory uninsured motorist coverage.
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2024-02-07
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7525Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT - Repeals 42-56-38.1 and requires the department of corrections to provide free communication services to inmates and juveniles held in residential placement or detention centers and requires tha...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7068PassGENERAL ASSEMBLY -- PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS - Provides that the center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences building at the University of Rhode Island be named as "Joseph '...
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2024-02-02
Signed by Governor
RIH7488Intro
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TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Exempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under fourteen thousand pounds (14,000 lbs.
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7499Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Allows retired public safety officers to seek secondary employment with the state or any municipality without any reduction or forfeiture of retirement benefits.
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7476Intro
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ELECTIONS -- STATEWIDE REFERENDA ELECTIONS - Amends certain election statutes to require ballot questions be written in plain language reasonably calculated to be understood by persons with an eighth-grade reading level.
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2024-02-02
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIH7447Intro
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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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2024-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7424Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- FILING OF ASSUMED NAME - Changes the term "assumed name" to "trade name" and centralizes the filing, administration and regulation process of trade names to the secretary of state and requires an ann...
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2024-02-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7434Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Amends the current law to allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the bottle to be consumed on the premises of a licensee.
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2024-02-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7461Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Allows the presumption of in-the-line-of-duty illness unless contrary evidence is presented.
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7056Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- FORCE-FED POULTRY PRODUCTS - Prohibits force-feeding to create a force-fed poultry product nor hire another to engage in force feeding of a poultry product. Violations would be subject to a civil penalty of $500.
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7047Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT - Amends the current law on controlled substances to permit a person to be in possession of less than one ounce of psilocybin and permits psilocybin to be securely cultivated within a person's resid...
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7106Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- LABOR RELATIONS ACT - Protects free speech/religious freedom/freedom of assembly rights in the workplace with a civil action to recover compensatory/punitive damages for employer discipline or discharge including attorney...
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2024-02-01
To House Labor Committee
RIH7166Intro
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DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DIVORCE AND SEPARATION - Authorizes the family court to order educational classes on child development and family dynamics for divorcing parents with children.
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7167Intro
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DOMESTIC RELATIONS -- DIVORCE AND SEPARATION - Allows for child support payments when a child is domiciled in the home of the custodial parent and principally dependent on parent until the child is 21, or 23 if child is enrolled in an educational pro...
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7271Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- FAMILY COURT - Provides that a magistrate of the family court has the power and authority to hear contested divorce matters.
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7376Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- REAL ESTATE SALES DISCLOSURES - Requires written acknowledgment from any buyer of oceanfront or shoreline property that they have been informed of the public's rights and privileges of the shore.
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7371Intro
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COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE -- COURTS -- FAMILY COURT - Gives statewide juvenile hearing boards the authority to refer a juvenile offender to a rehabilitative driving course, as part of a disposition of an offense before the board. The order may be en...
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7404Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM - Relocates certain provisions of the general laws relating to child care assistance from the Rhode Island Works Program to the chapter on child care state subsidies.
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2024-01-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH7362Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Establishes general caseload limits for DCYF workers similar to those contained in the Council on Accreditation standards.
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2024-01-31
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7410Intro
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PROPERTY -- RECORDING OF INSTRUMENTS - Prohibits subscription or access fee charges for public access to recorded real estate instruments/limits recording and copying fees to amounts provided by statute with regards to cities/towns/third-party provid...
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
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