Rhode Island Senator Tiara Mack [D]

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RIS2838PassRequires the commissioner to update the status of Providence school district and requires the commissioner to update the turnaround plan released June 23, 2020.
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2578PassMandates department of education and AG to publish data on school resource officers.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS2623PassEliminates the restrictions on accessory dwelling units and allows for accessory apartments and affordable accessory apartments as a matter of right.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS3046PassRevises the comprehensive permitting process and the appeals process in regard to low and moderate income housing. It also adds two (2) additional alternates to the state housing appeals board.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS3045PassAmends the composition of the state housing appeals board by adding one member from the Center for Justice and one member Direct Action for Rights and Equality, as well as two (2) alternates selected by the governor.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIS3039PassRequires any entity that receives, maintains, stores or preserves sexual assault evidence kits to submit a report to the department of health, annually, setting forth the total number of untested kits in possession of such entity.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS3043PassEstablishes the Rhode Island executive climate change coordinating council equity and environmental justice advisory board to advise on decision-making and equitable outcomes.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIS2006PassAllows the division of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards and driving privilege permits, to applicants unable to establish their lawful presence in the United States.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2246PassProhibits employers from receiving any portion of the tips given by customers to their tipped employees, with limited exceptions for credit card service charges.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2345PassRequires motor vehicle parking spaces in lots with >100 spaces specifically designed for persons transporting young children under the age of 3/baby strollers except for single-family/duplex/townhouse/multifamily residences/industrial zoned propertie...
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS2321PassAuthorizes 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 bonds in the principal amount of $515,000,000.
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2022-06-22
Signed by Governor
RIS3022PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2022
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2022-06-16
Senate read and passed
RIS2769Intro
25%
Establishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program and helps control health care costs, which would be referred to as, "the Rhode Island Comprehensive Health Insurance Program" (RICHIP).
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2022-06-14
Committee heard
RIS2091PassReplaces the requirement that the notice for the final canvass be posted in a newspaper and instead this act would require the notice for the final canvass to be published on the official website maintained by the city or town.
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2022-06-08
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS2577Engross
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SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Increases the maximum amount of days a retired teacher and athletic coach may substitute teach from 90 days to 120 days.
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2022-06-07
To House Finance Committee
RIS2370Engross
50%
Prohibits questioning of a suspected juvenile offender unless a parent, guardian or attorney is present.
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2022-06-02
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2089Intro
25%
Spells out the responsibilities of both the landlord and tenant with respect to the inspection and treatment of bed bugs in residential premises.
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2022-05-31
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2340Intro
25%
Prohibits single-family residential zoning in municipalities with populations of over twenty-thousand (20,000) and mandate that those municipalities adopt zoning regulations for middle housing in single-family residential zones.
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2022-05-31
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2549Intro
25%
Provide fors abortion coverage in the Medicaid program and repeals the abortion coverage exclusion for state employee insurance plans.
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2022-05-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2062Intro
25%
Increases the state earned-income credit as of January 1, 2023, to eighteen percent (18%) of the federal earned-income credit, not to exceed the amount of state income tax.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2650Intro
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Provides for municipal and state police authorities to utilize automated license plate readers. Further, it identifies what data may be collected and defines how the data can be used.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2942PassSenate Resolution Condemning The May 14, 2022, Mass Shooting In Buffalo, New York
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2022-05-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2938PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Providence Women's Rugby Division Ii Team On Winning The Usa Rugby Club Division Ii Atlantic Super Regional And Advancing To The Usa Rugby Club National Championships
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2022-05-12
Senate read and passed
RIS2234Intro
25%
Permits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2375Intro
25%
Provides for the sealing and unsealing of court files in residential eviction proceedings.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2859Intro
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Creates a program for emergency housing assistance to needy families with children and pregnant woman with no other children through the Rhode Island housing resources commission.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2238Intro
25%
Exempts certain executive, administrative, and professional employees from overtime pay if their weekly wages exceed one thousand thirty-six dollars ($1,036), an increase from the current two hundred dollars ($200).
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2022-05-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2720Intro
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Increases the wage amount for working prisoners, committed to the adult correctional institution, from three dollars ($3.00) a day to the minimum hourly wage amount for most workers currently set at twelve dollars and twenty-five cents ($12.25) per h...
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2022-05-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2423PassSenate Resolution Urging The Federal Government To Pursue A Broad Range Of Measures To Reduce The Danger Of Nuclear War, To Sign And Ratify The Treaty On The Prohibition Of Nuclear Weapons (tpnw), To Make Nuclear Disarmament The Centerpiece Of Our Na...
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2022-05-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2379Intro
25%
Specifies and restricts use of excessive physical force by peace officers and creates a civil action for constitutional rights violations as well as impose a duty to intervene on officers on scene. Requires reporting of incident information.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2380Intro
25%
Repeals the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, Chapter 42-28.6 of the General Laws, in its entirety.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2708Intro
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Classifies any reports of investigations conducted by internal affairs units or their equivalent as public records with certain redactions allowed to prevent a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2353Intro
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Requires all campaign schedules of contributions submitted to the board of elections expressly indicate whether the contributor is a registered lobbyist.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2877Intro
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Requires that for cities and towns holding elections every 4 years, the terms of the members of the school committee expire on election day and the vote taken for the whole number of members on the same date, except for the city of Central Falls.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2285Intro
25%
SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Requires courses in family life or sex education be taught in grades 6 -12 and be appropriate for students of all races, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic and cultural backgrounds...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2719Intro
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Requires retail establishments with 3 or more employees on the premises without accessible public restroom to allow customers suffering from eligible conditions access to their employee restrooms.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2843Intro
25%
Creates state and local requirements for the protection and preservation of old growth forests located on public lands.
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2022-04-27
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS2868Intro
25%
Requires the general assembly appropriate funds to the state librarian for the purpose of caring for, preserving and cataloguing property in the state in the keeping of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2656Intro
25%
Provides that the director of the department of corrections shall establish a program to provide access to electronic multimedia tablets to prisoners in the general population. The program administered at no cost to the department.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2631Intro
25%
Establishes for DOC conditions and procedures for use of restrictive housing/disciplinary and administrative confinement and protective custody with annual reporting required.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2478PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The United States Department Of Housing And Urban Development Urgently Undertakes A Complete And Comprehensive Inspection Of All Public Housing Within Their Jurisdiction In The City Of Providence
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2022-04-26
Senate read and passed
RIS2096Intro
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SEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) -- DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE PROHIBITED (Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race by expanding the definition of race to include traits historically associated with ra...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2529Intro
25%
Senate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Impact Of The Trauma Inflicted On Children Who Are Exposed To Violence
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2022-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2373Intro
25%
Requires the setting of bail for defendants coming before the court as alleged probation violators.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2865PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson On Being Confirmed To The United States Supreme Court
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2022-04-07
Senate read and passed
RIS2343Engross
50%
Increases the number of members of the transit authority from eight (8) to ten (10) and makes the mayor of Providence or designee an ex officio member with voting privileges.
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2022-04-06
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2283Intro
25%
Requires feminine hygiene products be provided in all universities and colleges at no cost to students.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2748Intro
25%
Assigns additional duties to the commissioner of on postsecondary education, including preparing strategic plan for public higher education provides for equitable distribution of public funds and adopts an outcomes based model.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2233Intro
25%
Establishes criteria for the criminal offense of sexual assault when the victim is in the custody of a peace officer and provides that a person convicted of custodial sexual assault would face imprisonment for not more than three (3) years.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2389Intro
25%
Repeals Sections 5.04, 5.04.1 and 5.04.2 of title 21 chapter 28 which deal with forfeiture procedures.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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