Rhode Island Senator Susan Sosnowski [D]

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RIS2928IntroAuthorizes a holder of a Class B license to sell alcoholic beverages with take-out food orders and would sunset on December 31, 2021.
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2020-09-30
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2904PassAuthorizes the town of South Kingstown to issue not more than $6,500,000 bonds and notes to finance the town’s capital improvement plan for the fiscal years 2020-2026.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2504EngrossAmends the maximum allowable capacity for net metering systems in the Block Island Utility District and Pascoag Utility District.
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2020-07-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2547IntroAdds the terms "approach" and "approach zones" to mean airport land and airspace as defined by the FAA.
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2020-07-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2310PassExempts 43 Railroad Street, Woonsocket, Plat 14R, Lot 205 from the provisions of § 3-7-19 regarding the permitting of alcoholic beverages retail licenses within a certain proximity to schools and churches.
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2020-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2129PassAuthorizes the town council of the town of South Kingstown to create a municipal court and housing court and defines the respective jurisdiction of those two courts.
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2020-06-26
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2742PassAmends definition of "state agency" for purposes of the chapter on "state purchases" to provide for an exemption for the URI board of trustees when making purchases funded by restricted, sponsored, or auxiliary monies, from the provisions of the chap...
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2344PassNames Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2882PassSenate Resolution Celebrating "national Golf Day" In The State Of Rhode Island On May 13, 2020
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2905PassSenate Resolution Honoring Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Gilbert V. Indeglia On The Occasion Of His Retirement
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2020-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS2326PassAuthorizes the film office director to waive the primary locations within the state requirement for any feature film or television production spending a minimum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) in qualified expenditures.
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2020-03-17
Signed by Governor
RIS2453IntroProvides that the permissive use of a wireless communication device for the purpose of navigation of a motor vehicle shall only be applicable in cases where the device is mounted or otherwise affixed to the vehicle and not held in the motorist's hand...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2394IntroAllows municipalities to establish a program providing property tax exemption to active duty individuals who volunteer services as a firefighter or emergency medical technician.
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2020-03-12
Committee heard
RIS2450IntroSunsets provision allowing first-time violators to avoid fine by acquisition of hands-free device prior to imposition of fine effective 9/1/20.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2793IntroSenate Resolution Protecting And Ensuring Farmland Preservation
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2020-03-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2778IntroRequires the department of elementary and secondary education in collaboration with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation to make educational resources available regarding litter prevention and recycling awareness to elementary school studen...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2794IntroProhibits food service establishments providing single-use plastic straws unless requested or from self-service dispenser. First and second violation results in notice of violation and $25 fine thereafter up to $300 annually.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2109IntroAllows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from thirty to sixty mega watts.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2176IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen without a physician's note or prescription, if the product is regulated by the FDA for over-the-counter use.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2404IntroSets forth standards ensuring full compliance with non-renewable energy standards by 2030, commencing in compliance year 2021.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2511IntroReplaces term multi-municipal with multi-party and defines it as combination of 2 or more eligible parties that enter into agreement for purpose of co-owning one or more eligible net-metering resources or entering into financing arrangement(s).
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2020-03-11
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2343EngrossRenames the landing in South Kingstown known as Wordens Pond Landing to Holley Landing.
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2020-03-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2469IntroCreates a voluntary mechanism for municipalities to use to dedicate a park, conservation or other land they own as public trust land in perpetuity to protect and preserve its future use.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2222IntroProvides that pharmacists shall disclose lesser price drug substitutions unless directed otherwise by the doctor. It would also exempt pharmacists automatically charging the lowest available price.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2757IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Public Access To Rhode Island's Shoreline (creates A 9 Member Commission To Study And Make Recommendations To Update Regulations And Definitions Relating To Public Access To Rhode Is...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2731IntroBans gender-based price discrimination on hygiene products by retail establishments with a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for a first violation and one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each subsequent violation.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2758IntroProvides for a limited electrician license to be issued to institutions of higher learning to allow for Class B journeyperson electricians to perform minor repair and wiring.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2756IntroProvides that no person be prosecuted for fishing, gathering seaweed, swimming or passage along the sandy or rocky shoreline within ten feet (10') of the most recent high tide line.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2747IntroPermits all Rhode Island police departments including police departments of higher education institutions to enter into non-emergency mutual aid agreements regardless of any geographical boundary.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2003IntroCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2020-02-27
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS2068IntroProhibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2283IntroAmends the lien and notice procedures for facility operators of dry dock facilities.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2700IntroRequires all motorcycle operators to wear a helmet of a type approved by the administrator of the division of motor vehicles.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2636IntroProhibits a covered establishment from preparing, selling, processing or providing food or beverages in or on a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2656IntroDefines what constitutes a multi-use food and beverage storage container and provides for sanitary use of said containers.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2679IntroExempts from Schedule III (d)(1) chlorionic gonadotropin when used for injection in cattle or any non-human species when that use is approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2677IntroAuthorizes the imposition of civil and criminal penalties against any person(s) who purchase, furnish, procure marijuana or permit marijuana to be used by others.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2717IntroCreates the "Healthy Beverage Act" which requires that children's meals offered by restaurants include certain healthy beverage options if beverage is automatically included in the meal.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2648IntroEliminates the two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) hemp licensing fee and would reduce the hemp licensing application fee from two hundred fifty dollars ($250) to one hundred dollars ($100).
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2235IntroDepartment of health to establish maximum PFAS levels in water.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2626IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Rhode Island Department Of Education Develop A Set Of Key Environmental And Climate Principles And Concepts To Be Infused In All Subjects For K-12 Public School Students
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2637IntroAuthorizes the governor with the advice and consent of the senate, to appoint an executive director of coastal resources management to act as a liaison to the director of the department of environmental management to plan and manage coastal resources...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2639IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Department Of Environmental Management To Aid In Protecting Consumers Of Pesticides
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2020-02-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2640IntroCreates the Rhode Island Water Authority as a quasi-public corporation.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2193IntroAdds pickles and relish to those foods which are permitted to be manufactured and sold as a farm home food product.
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2020-02-26
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2169IntroAmends the registration and licensure requirements of roofing contractors.
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2020-02-26
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2029IntroExcludes municipal and government bodies that aggregate electrical loads for residential retail customers from the requirement that a new contract is required when there is a change of terms for electric-generation services.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2537IntroRaises the legal age for persons to purchase or be sold or delivered certain tobacco products, electronic nicotine- delivery systems and liquid nicotine containers from eighteen (18) years of age to twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2513IntroCreates a refundable five cent ($0.05) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A one cent ($0.01) handling fee would be paid by distributors.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2500IntroProvides New Shoreham has the exclusive authority to prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the operation, licensing, and regulation of transportation network service companies and their services when TNCs are operating in the town of New Shor...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
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