Rhode Island Senator Susan Sosnowski [D]

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RIS2262Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- HEALTHCARE PROVIDER SHIELD ACT - 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 transgende...
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2024-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2036Intro
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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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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2240Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES - Authorizes the division of motor vehicles to issue special license plates in recognition of The Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2255Intro
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INSURANCE -- 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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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2293Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RENEWABLE READY PROGRAM - Establishes the renewable ready program and fund to promotes the responsible siting/development of renewable energy generating resources in locations where it would be an ancillary beneficial ...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2418Intro
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ELECTIONS -- REGISTRATION OF VOTERS - Allows non-affiliated party voters to vote in party primaries, without becoming an affiliated party voter.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2385Intro
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INSURANCE -- THIRD-PARTY HEALTH INSURANCE ADMINISTRATORS -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST CONTROL AND TRANSPARENCY - Regulates pharmacy benefit managers' policies and practices through rules and regulations promulgated by the office of health insurance comm...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2604Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- LICENSING OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES - Includes immediate family members and related parties to be included in the definitions applicable to the chapter and require that information for nursing facility applicants for initial lice...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2609Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- DENSE BREAST NOTIFICATION AND EDUCATION - Amends the notice requirement to patients to follow the mandated FDA national reporting standards following a mammogram.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2704Intro
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FOOD AND DRUGS -- KRATOM CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT - Authorizes and regulates the distribution of the product known as "kratom."
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2613Intro
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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE AND DISCIPLINE -- PROMPT PROCESSING OF INSURANCE CLAIMS - Prohibits a health insurer from denying a claim for any medical bill based on sole reasoning that the bill may arise from a motor vehic...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2633Intro
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IN AMENDMENT OF AND IN ADDITION TO THE ACT, PASSED AT THE JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 1883, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE UNION FIRE DISTRICT OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN", AS AMENDED - Amends charter of the Union Fire District of South Kingstown by renaming ...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2666Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES - Requires that any person convicted of a charge of DUI or refusal, have an ignition interlock before being eligible for license reinstatement. Also permits a first-time offender to have charges dism...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2580Intro
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EDUCATION -- TEACHERS' RETIREMENT - Allows for a one-time two percent (2%
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2534Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL - Requires that the appointment of public members to the coastal resources management council to include an active, licensed fisher, a representative from Save the Bay and from an organiza...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2579Intro
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THE CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - Authorizes the submission of several bond proposals to the people of the state at the general election to be held in November, 2024, relating to capital development and the "cultural economy initiatives."
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2597Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Provides for an appropriation by the general assembly in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2637Intro
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PROPERTY -- CONDOMINIUM LAW - Restricts increases in monthly common expenses and limit special assessments to cover unforeseen costs not included in the association’s approved annual budget for common expenses in associations where the minority of ...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2573Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION -- HUMAN SERVICES FTE ACCOUNTABILITY PORTAL - Directs the department of administration to establish a human services transparency FTE portal.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2499Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS ACT - Creates the financial frame work for incentivizing energy storage systems.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2593Intro
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TAXATION -- BUSINESS CORPORATION TAX - Refunds to corporations with annual gross income of less than $400 the difference between the gross annual income and the $400 minimum tax imposed with the amount refunded capped at $400.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2497PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Frank Lombardo, Iii
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2024-02-29
Senate read and passed
RIS2088Intro
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INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES - Requires every individual or group health insurance contract effective on or after January 1, 2025, to provide coverage to the insured and the insured's spouse and dependents for all FDA-approve...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2376Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- TEMPORARY DISABILITY INSURANCE -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Increases the taxable wage base upon which employees make contributions to the TDI and TCI funds, increases individual benefit rates, and creates an opt-in option for...
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2024-02-15
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2265Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES - Provide that advertising goods that don't include a price referencing all mandatory fees and charges shall be a deceptive trade practice.
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2024-02-14
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2324Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT - Provides for an annual increase of supplemental income for individuals and couples living alone, in accordance with the consumer price index for urban consumers over the average for the previous calendar year...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2336Intro
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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation To Expand And Support The Green Economy Initiatives (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $16,000,000 To Support Green Economy Bond Initiatives Proposed In The Governor's Budget.)
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2335Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts urban and small farmers from sales taxes, real, tangible and personal property taxes and income taxes. It also defines urban and small farmers and urban farmland.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2298Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- ACT ON COASTS -- COASTAL RESILIENCY - Requires the chief resilience officer (CRO
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2297Intro
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FISH AND WILDLIFE -- FURBEARING ANIMALS - Deletes subsection (b
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2337Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND WORKS PROGRAM - Amends the Rhode Island Works Program to expand and increase benefits under the program.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2275Intro
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COMMERCIAL LAW -- GENERAL REGULATORY PROVISIONS -- INTEREST AND USURY - Allows Rhode Island to opt out of provisions of Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980 which allow financial institutions chartered in states other...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2358Intro
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TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION - Increases the amount of exemption from sales tax for clothing including footwear from two hundred fifty dollars ($250
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2343Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- TOURISM AND DEVELOPMENT - Redirects the distribution of the hotel tax money generated in the South County regional tourism district.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2365Intro
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EDUCATION -- PAUL W. CROWLEY STUDENT INVESTMENT INITIATIVE - Restructures professional development investment fund to assume duties of dissemination of curriculum materials/frameworks/assessments/development plans with annual allocation of $200 per s...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2307Intro
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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND WORKS -- LITTER CONTROL AND RECYCLING - Changes the fine for any person convicted of a first violation of this chapter from $85 to $200, and increases the period of time that the violator may be ordered to pick up litter.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2368Intro
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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 contained in the Public Health and Workplace Safety Act.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2445Intro
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Joint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Referendum On Line Item Veto (this Proposed Amendment To The Constitution Would Provide The Governor With A Line Item Ve...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2373Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Allows 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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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2489Intro
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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS -- LENDERS AND LOAN BROKERS - Removes the licensing exemption for a lender that originates six (6
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2486Intro
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES -- GAMES OF CHANCE - Repeals the statute regulating games of chance.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2366Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- DUTIES OF UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - Creates an income-sensitive tiered subsidy program to ensure that home energy utility costs are affordable for eligible low-income households.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2367Intro
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PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES -- RETIREMENT SYSTEM -- CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS - Expands the positions that a person in the state retirement system could have at a state college or university post-retirement.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2473Intro
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LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- WORKPLACE PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY ACT - Protects bullying/psychological abuse in workplace inflicted upon employees by employers/co-employees/provides civil remedies to affected employees/fines against employers/imprisonment...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2439Intro
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE -- SENTENCE AND EXECUTION - Requires the courts to consider the parental status of the defendant at the time of sentencing and allows the defendant to present a family impact statement, including testimony, videos and documents rel...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2306Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- VEGETATION MANAGEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SYSTEM RELIABILITY - Requires an electric distribution company to develop and act pursuant to a vegetation management plan approved by the DPUC to carry out vegetation management act...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2382Intro
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INSURANCE -- 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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2024-02-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2364Intro
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EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT - Requires a review by the department of elementary and secondary education of the formula components used to compute the aid needed to support high need students.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2375Intro
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HUMAN SERVICES -- THE RHODE ISLAND FAMILY CAREGIVER TAX CREDIT ACT - Establishes a tax credit against income tax based on eligible expenses incurred for care and support of an eligible family member.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2371Intro
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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY -- STATE FORESTS AND FORESTRY PROJECTS - Directs the general assembly to fund ten full time equivalent positions in FY 2025 to support DEM's efforts in the areas of forestry and forestry projects.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
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