Rhode Island Senator Walter Felag [D]

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RIS0261IntroExempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2021-04-19
Placed on Senate Calendar (04/27/2021)
RIS0232IntroIncludes in the practice of physical therapy the ordering of diagnostic imaging (x-ray imaging) to be performed by other health care professionals.
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2021-04-16
Placed on Senate Calendar (04/27/2021)
RIS0178IntroPermits manufacturing or commercial concerns to apply to commerce corporation for exemption or stabilization of taxes when moving to another municipality if could reasonably and efficiently relocate outside state and that relocation would be advantag...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0407IntroAmends the lien and notice procedures for facility operators of dry dock facilities.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0512IntroRequires that all meetings closed to the public be audio recorded by audio tape or other audio recording device.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0217IntroRequires all public schools in grades kindergarten through twelve (12), to have at least one full-time certified school social worker for every four hundred (400) students.
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2021-04-14
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0349EngrossRequires the council on elementary and secondary education, in consultation with the RI department of education, to develop and approve statewide academic standards for the instruction of consumer education in public high schools no later than 12/31/...
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2021-04-14
To House Education Committee
RIS0553IntroEstablishes the "Purple-star Rhode Island Dependent Education Act" and provides that the commissioner of elementary and secondary education designate schools as "purple-star" schools.
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2021-04-14
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0812PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming April, 2021, To Be "the Month Of The Military Child" In Rhode Island
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2021-04-13
Senate read and passed
RIS0084IntroEstablishes the duty of the commission and the division of public utilities to ensure affordability and sustainability for basic care necessities.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0222IntroAllows annual regionalization bonus at 2% of state's share of foundation education and formula by removing sunset provision.
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2021-04-08
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0409IntroRequires that the license plates of a vehicle be confiscated by a police officer if the owner was arrested for driving while their license was suspended, revoked or cancelled for refusing to submit to a chemical test or for operating under the influe...
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2021-04-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0174IntroMandates that builders of new 1 or 2 family residential dwellings provide home buyer with written information regarding the installation of automatic fire sprinkler system subject to civil penalties for violations enforced by the AG or state fire mar...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0472IntroIncreases the maximum aggregate amount of community remote net-metering systems from 30 MW to 90 MW/requires the allocation of a minimum of 20% of the generated power to low- or moderate-income households commencing July 1, 2021.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS0128EngrossRepeals the requirement that law enforcement officers issue only warnings of the risks to persons leaving a child under the age of seven (7) unattended in a motor vehicle.
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2021-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0568IntroEstablishes Cannabis Control Commission to regulate all aspects of cannabis production and distribution.
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2021-04-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0197IntroEstablishes player self-exclusion program with winnings collected from self-excluded players going to RICPG for research/education/prevention of teenage gambling addiction.
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2021-03-31
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIS0275IntroProvides issuance of occupational licenses for military members and spouses stationed in Rhode Island.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0686IntroAllows 288 hours of trade school training to qualify for the journeyperson "B" electrical exam. Increases the period of indentured apprenticeship with the department of labor and training and a licensed electrician master to 4 years.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0538IntroAllows for the extension of child support obligations for non-custodial parents beyond emancipation if the children are attending a 2 or 4 year college and still live with the custodial parent until such children reach the age of 21.
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2021-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0734IntroEstablishes a military family advocacy program to address child abuse and neglect in military families.
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2021-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0743IntroProvides that only RI attorneys can act as title insurance agents and determine insurability and marketability. Limits discount title insurance premiums and restricts sharing premiums.
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0117IntroProvides that a safety barrier or safety netting would be erected on the Mount Hope Bridge, the Claiborne Pell Bridge, and the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge, no later than January 1, 2023.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0655IntroDelete a portion of the enabling statute for the Bristol County Water Authority.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0484IntroProvides 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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2021-03-24
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0558IntroDirects the department of transportation to install signs along the Purple Heart Trail, commemorating and identifying the Purple Heart Trail, by August 7, 2021, which day is National Purple Heart Day.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0696PassSenate Resolution Thanking And Honoring America's And Rhode Island's Vietnam War Veterans And Asking That All Rhode Island Residents Remember Their Service And Sacrifice On Behalf Of Our Nation On "vietnam Veterans Day" That Occurs Annually On The Tw...
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2021-03-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0125IntroJoint 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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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0206IntroPermits dockside sale of fish by commercial fishing license holders.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS0499IntroCreates the Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program which allows for the wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada by or on behalf of the state.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0497IntroPharmacists may discuss reimbursement criteria with individuals presenting prescriptions.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0496IntroAllows for modification of drug coverage pursuant to a health benefit plan as long as the modification occurs at the time of renewal, is effective among all health benefit plans which are at least substantially identical, and written notice is provid...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0166IntroProvides that pharmacists shall disclose lesser price drug substitutions unless directed otherwise by the doctor. Exempts pharmacists automatically charging the lowest available price.
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2021-03-16
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0616PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Honorable Kathleen Connell On Her Retirement As The Rhode Island State Director For The American Association Of Retired People (aarp) And Thanking And Honoring Her For Her Many Years Of Distinguished Public Servic...
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2021-03-16
Senate read and passed
RIS0194IntroIncreases membership from 3 to 5 members/revises siting process to mandate public/municipal participation.
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2021-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0227IntroEliminates the sales tax on taxi services and pet care services.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0476IntroExempts from the sales and use tax that portion of a motor vehicle lease payment collected for tangible personal property tax, municipal property tax, excise or any other similar tax.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0523IntroProhibits the tax sale of properties when litigation is pending disputing the amount owed.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0559PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming March 4, 2021, To Be "national Hospitalist Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-03-09
Senate read and passed
RIS0162IntroExtends eligibility of the Home Community Care Services Program to persons under the age of 65 suffering from Alzheimer's or a related dementia confirmed by a licensed physician with income not exceeding 250% of the federal poverty level.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0158IntroEstablishes Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant to eligible homeowners and renters to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0482IntroProvides that volunteer health practitioners from other states be permitted to provide medical/veterinary services and have limited immunity and be treated as if state employees for workers' compensation purposes during period of declared emergency.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0198IntroAllows business vehicles which are owned by an entity which a veteran owns, and is registered and authorized to conduct business in the state of Rhode Island, to register such business vehicles with veteran plates.
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2021-03-03
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0200IntroCreates a special motor vehicle registration plate for recipients of the United States Bronze Star Medal.
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2021-03-03
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0210IntroRequires 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 stud...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0004EngrossAmends the provisions of the telemedicine coverage act and provide coverage for telemedicine under Rhode Island Medicaid.
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2021-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIS0096IntroProhibits cities and towns from performing spot assessments that increase the assessment value of properties that have sold, except in accordance with their revaluation or update schedule.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0163IntroAmends the definition of "disabled", for the purposes of property tax relief, to include veterans who earn less than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) annually and who receive disability benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0177IntroAuthorizes 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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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0226IntroProvides for adjustments to the payment standard for cash assistance.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
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