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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H8171PassedMakes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law Revision Office. Article I contains the reenactment of title 7 of the general laws. Article II includes the statutory construction provisions.
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2018-07-10
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#2H7186PassedProvides that nomination papers for certain candidates for citywide nonpartisan office in the city of Woonsocket would require at least one hundred (100) signatures.
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2018-07-03
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#3S2045IntroducedAuthorizes the implementation and operation of sports wagering at the Twin River and Tiverton gaming facilities.
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2018-06-20
#4H7956PassedProvides for more conspicuous signage at automated school-zone-speed-enforcement system locations and allows for a graduated penalty system with a warning for a first offense.
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2018-07-10
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#5H7625PassedProvides full year insurance coverage for contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto. Section 9 of this act, pertaining to Medicaid, would take effect July 1, 2019. The remaining sections would take effect April 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#6H7305PassedAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#7S2865PassedAllows a minor to bring specified malpractice actions at any time up to reaching twenty-one (21) years of age.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#8H7125PassedComprehensively expands the registration of motor vehicle airbags to prohibit the manufacture and importation of substandard airbags and broaden the definition of airbags.
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2018-06-25
Signed by Governor
#9H7334PassedRenames title to be called Uniform Voidable Transaction Act/amends definition of "person"/adds substantive/procedural changes.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#10H7578PassedEstablishes a web-based caregiver support information center and adds certain elder services to those which are subject to training and support from the elderly affairs department.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#11H7541PassedImplements several provisions of the federal sex offender registration and notification act, to include registration for a litany of federal or military offenses, and specifies what information can or cannot be shared on a public registry website.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#12S2435PassedAllows cities and towns to issue violations to vehicles which are used for illegal dumping of materials, pursuant to city and town ordinances.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#13S2970PassedAuthorizes the city of Central Falls to exempt Plat 1, Lot 171 in Central Falls from the provisions of ยง 3-17-19 thereby making a business located on that property to be eligible to obtain a Class B liquor license.
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2018-07-05
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#14H8319PassedAmends the composition, size, and requirements of memberships on the Coastal Resources Management Council.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#15S2358IntroducedAdds a definition for "fuel oil terminal" for the purposes of the Biodiesel heating oil act of 2013.
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2018-06-22
#16S2182PassedRequires the department of elementary and secondary education to incorporate substance abuse prevention and suicide prevention into the health education curriculum.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#17H7813PassedEnables the Rhode Island Public Rail Corporation to lower the self-insured retention amount required of the state and would provide indemnification statewide.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#18S2285PassedClarifies the right of a surviving spouse of a decedent regarding elective shares taken against the decedent's will relating to real and personal estate to the estates of decedents dying on and after July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#19H7309PassedDesignates the Class A Tall Ship commonly known as the "SSV Oliver Hazard Perry" as the official flagship and tall ship ambassador of the state.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#20H8122PassedSimplifies the process of doing business in Rhode Island by eliminating unnecessary licensing requirements of various business entities.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#21H7456PassedMakes changes in the definitions of what constitutes unlawful confinement of any sow during gestation, calf raised for veal or egg-laying hen kept on a farm, and would apply them throughout the chapter accordingly.
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2018-07-10
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#22S2545IntroducedRequires insurance coverage for the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
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2018-06-20
#23S2026PassedIncludes a facility's potential detrimental impact on the community as a factor to be considered when approving the construction or operation of a solid waste management facility.
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2018-06-25
Signed by Governor
#24H8257IntroducedProvides increased school housing aid for communities who utilize resident architectural firms for the architectural services included in a new school or school renovation project.
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2018-06-20
#25H7529PassedJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana (extends The Reporting Date Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Mari...
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2018-06-23
Senate passed in concurrence
#26H8013PassedAmends provisions of law relative to motor vehicle replacement parts specifications time limits for using aftermarket body parts, and notification to the vehicle owner of the intention to use aftermarket body parts.
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2018-07-04
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#27H7607PassedMandates each motor vehicle policy insurer provide a weekly record of each policy to the department of motor vehicles. A vehicle owner not insured for four (4) reporting periods must be notified to meet certain requirements.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#28S2346PassedHave each public institution of postsecondary education establish a plan for addressing the mental health needs of its students. Each institution shall develop policies aimed at identifying a student exhibiting suicidal behavior or tendencies.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#29H7054PassedExpands and clarifies what constitutes disability entitling disabled veterans to the waiver of motor vehicle registration fees.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#30H7276PassedProvides that the minimum number of prepaid orders for special motor vehicle registration plate type be five hundred (500) sets of plates per plate type.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#31H7308PassedRenders void and unenforceable any motor transportation contract term indemnifying an indemnitee from or against its own negligence, intentional acts or omissions in contracts entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the chapter.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#32H7366PassedRearranges, restates, and further amends the act of 1856 incorporating The Juniper Hill Cemetery in the town of Bristol, as amended.
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2018-06-27
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#33S2226PassedRequires hospitals to offer immunization against influenza virus to all inpatients sixty-five (65) years of age or older from October to March of the following year.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#34S2264PassedPermits that education on consent and sexual activity be increased in secondary schools as part of a family life course.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#35S2268PassedProhibits the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners during transport to and from court proceedings by sheriffs and/or incarceration at the ACI with annual reports to the general assembly effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#36H7493EngrossedProvides that non-resident withholding requirement for a corporation that sells real estate be consistent with the seven percent (7%) corporate income tax rate.
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2018-06-21
House read and passed
#37H7502PassedRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
#38H7563IntroducedCreates a system of consumer protection for regulation by DBR of noninsurance business entities using or disclosing personal identifiable financial information for insurance sales.
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2018-06-23
#39S2400IntroducedAllows pregnant women with an annual family income above applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2018-06-20
#40S2408IntroducedAuthorizes hospital medical staff to elect whether or not to participate in a maintenance of certification program, to elect medical specialty board to implement the program and prohibits insurers from denying reimbursement based solely on this elect...
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2018-06-21
#41S2357IntroducedAmends the annual bidding and enrollment process pursuant to this chapter.
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2018-06-20
#42S2471IntroducedCreates the "Healthy Workplace Act of 2018" and establishes a cause of action against employers and employees for workplace bullying, harassment and other abusive conduct that is tolerated by employers.
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2018-06-20
#43H7697PassedProvides that the state medical examiner is to conduct a multi-disciplinary team review of drug-related overdose deaths.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#44H7807PassedRequires the office of energy resources to conduct a study to verify the energy savings measures from the state energy efficiency programs.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#45H7790PassedProvides for the consolidation of food truck registration within the department of business regulation to streamline the registration process and reduce the burden on small businesses.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#46H7855PassedProvides procedures relative to contractor/subcontractor retainage.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#47S2609PassedAllows for security deposits on furniture when a furnished apartment is leased.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#48H7970PassedAmends several processes relative to the termination of a time-share agreement and the division of the ownership interests thereto.
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2018-07-10
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#49S2734PassedEnables the creation of a public registry of home health aides, giving seniors and individuals living with disabilities another choice when accessing long-term care options.
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
#50H8032PassedAuthorizes that the building at 4 Howard Avenue in the city of Cranston would hereafter be named and known as the "Attorney General Julius C. Michaelson Customer Service Center."
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
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