Rhode Island Senator Tiara Mack [D]

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RIS0549PassProvides an exception to competitive bidding for local, minority and woman-owned businesses. Provides a waiver of compliance to contractors for the inclusion of minority-owned businesses in all procurements and construction projects.
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2021-07-15
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0024PassRemoves the 10 year period within which time the secretary of state's office is authorized to withdraw a certificate of revocation for all Rhode Island business corporations, foreign corporations, nonprofit corporations and limited liability companie...
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIS0550PassProhibits an employer from reporting an employee's immigration status for whistle blowing.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIS0791PassRequires the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations by January 1, 2022 for the licensing and operation of health centers operating in elementary and secondary schools.
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIS0458PassRequires implementation of education courses in African American history in elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island commencing in the 2022-2023 school year.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIS0484PassProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and would establish medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services. Effective 7/1/22.
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2021-07-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0270PassComprehensively addresses wage discrimination, based on sex by expanding employee protections and the scope of the remedies available to employees who have experienced wage discrimination.
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2021-07-06
Signed by Governor
RIS0503PassAllows for the sealing of records pertaining to cases for which a person is acquitted or otherwise exonerated from a charged offense and eliminates the one hundred dollar ($100) fee for the expungement of a criminal record.
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2021-07-03
Signed by Governor
RIS0086PassProvides that feminine hygiene products be provided in all public schools.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS0170PassLimits health insurance carriers that provide coverage for prescription insulin drugs used to treat diabetes to forty dollars ($40) for a copayment for a thirty (30) day supply of medically necessary insulin.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS0412PassRequires 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
RIS0563PassAmends the definition of sexual orientation. Allows cases in superior court. Allows mediation prior to superior court case. Prohibits court order unless attorney fee waiver is signed. Repeals exemptions to sexual discrimination.
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2021-07-02
Signed by Governor
RIS0246PassISAAC'S LAW) (Prohibits discrimination against a potential organ transplant recipient based solely on a physical or mental disability.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS0378Engross

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Increases the reimbursement rates to be paid by the department of human services and the department for children, youth, and families, for licensed child care centers and family child care homes.
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2021-06-30
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0895PassAuthorizes the East Providence City Council to issue a Class B liquor license for a retail establishment, located at 332 Bullock Point Avenue.
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2021-06-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0105Engross

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Requires the department of environmental management to create environmental justice areas.
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2021-06-24
To House State Government & Elections Committee
RIS0365Engross

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Provides that a portion of the real estate conveyance tax be apportioned to a newly established restricted receipt account known as the housing production fund.
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2021-06-24
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0101Intro

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Creates the "Medicaid Employer Assessment".
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2021-06-22
Meeting postponed (06/22/2021)
RIS0424Intro

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Provides that fifty dollars ($50.00) of the filing fee paid to the HUD-approved agency for the mediation conference involving the mortgagee and mortgagor, shall be paid to the Rhode Island Legal Services.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0933Intro

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Requires that school committee terms expire on election day for cities and towns holding elections every four (4) years except for the city of Central Falls.
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2021-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0067PassDesignate "Northern Star Coral" as the official state coral.
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2021-06-11
Signed by Governor
RIS0462Engross

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Provides that scholarships received directly from the College Crusade Scholarship Program would not be considered financial aid pursuant to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarships and provides the program with access to certain student data.
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2021-06-10
To House Education Committee
RIS0930Intro

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Commencing in fiscal year 2022, that reconstitution and control of a school or district by the department of elementary and secondary education would not exceed 2 years except for a possible 6 month extension when substantial progress is achieved.
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2021-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0245PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Justice Reinvestment Proposals And Provide Recommendations For Reducing The Incarceration Of Women (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study Justice Reinvestment Proposals And Provid...
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2021-06-01
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0395Intro

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Creates a comprehensive scheme to help the department of corrections make appropriate least restrictive placements of prisoners within its facilities.
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2021-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0732Intro

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Provides for standardized procedures for asset forfeitures across all crimes.
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2021-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0927Intro

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Authorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of $750,000,000 bonds.
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2021-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0453Intro

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Repeals the provisions of the general laws allowing deferred deposit providers, also known as "payday lenders."
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2021-05-20
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0741Intro

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Requires a contractor to submit an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity plan or program prior to the award of any contract.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0918Intro

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Classifies internal affairs units' reports as public records with redactions allowed to prevent invasion of personal privacy.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0248Intro

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Prohibits financial institutions from investing in private detention centers or continuing to invest with any institution, company or subsidiary of a company that owns or contracts with a government entity to manage or run a prison.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0400Intro

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Prohibits contracts with private, for profit, prison facilities or with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0394Intro

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Provides for a safety inspection of the Wyatt Detention Facility twice a year.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0399Intro

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Prohibits the operation of private detention facilities and private public partnerships within the state and prohibits the housing of Rhode Island prisoners in other states as well as hold out-of-state prisoners in Rhode Island facilities.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0539Intro

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Protects hairstyle discrimination by expanding the definition of race to include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0772Intro

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Establishes tablets for prisoners program.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0902Intro

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Requires towns and cities to allow tiny homes to be used as an accessory dwelling.
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2021-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0488Intro

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Authorizes a pharmacist to prescribe and dispense hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives, provided that the pharmacist has completed a training program approved by the state board of pharmacy.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0589Intro

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Authorizes a licensed pharmacist, who successfully completes a course on tobacco cessation therapy, to prescribe and dispense tobacco cessation drug products to a qualified patient pursuant to rules adopted by the board of pharmacy.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0665Intro

Sine Die
Amends the penalty provisions for disorderly conduct, willful trespass, and shoplifting.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0771Intro

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Decriminalizes certain commercial sexual activity and repeals the authority to detain a defendant in the event they test positive for venereal disease.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0546Intro

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Prohibits an employer from permanently replacing an employee who has participated or honored a union authorized strike.
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2021-05-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0548Intro

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Provides for the right to strike for public sector workers in Rhode Island, including teachers, with exceptions for police officers, firefighters, 911 employees, and correctional officers.
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2021-05-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0253Intro

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Designates schools, places of worship and courts as sensitive locations and would require that a judicial warrant be obtained before federal immigration authorities could be granted access to those premises to enforce immigration laws.
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2021-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0597Intro

Sine Die
Police body cameras required. Restricts use of force. Mandates various police reporting.
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2021-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0773Intro

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Repeals the law enforcement officers’ bill of right, chapter 42-28.6 of the General Laws, in its entirety.
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2021-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0500Intro

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Amends several sections of the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991 with the intent of preserving neighborhood character and promoting smart growth.
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2021-05-06
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0537Intro

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Creates an 18 member special commission on reapportionment to redistrict the districts of the general assembly and the state's congressional districts based on the data collected by the federal Census conducted in 2020 by January 15, 2022.
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2021-05-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0272Intro

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Changes the definition of employee and employer for purposes of the fair employment practices act, while expanding personal liability for violations.
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2021-05-05
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0362Intro

Sine Die
Adds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance Committee
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