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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H6387PassedHouse Resolution Declaring October 7, 2017, To Be "reverend Dr. Sammy C. Vaughan Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#2H5685IntroducedAt no cost to the state, allows a person who is bilingual or not proficient in the English language, to be assisted in their road test by a translator of their native language who is at least eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
#3S0011PassedClarifies what constitutes a felony, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor and also amends the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving assault and larceny, based on the value of property stolen.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#4H5510PassedLimits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.
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2017-10-04
Signed by Governor
#5H5425PassedCreates the Ocean State Animal Coalition motor vehicle plate to help raise revenue and subsidize spay and neuter services for cats and dogs.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
#6S0405PassedLimits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.
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2017-10-04
Signed by Governor
#7H5413PassedRequires employers with eighteen (18) or more employees to provide three (3) paid sick days in 2018, four (4) paid sick days in 2019 and five (5) paid sick days thereafter.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#8H5082PassedProhibits the manufacture, sale, and distribution of residential upholstered children's products that contain certain amounts of bromide or chlorine bonded to carbon that is added to a plastic, foam, or textile.
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2017-10-03
Effective without Governor's signature
#9S0777PassedRequires an automated external defibrillator (AED) and qualified person to administer an AED at all public places capable of holding three hundred (300) people or more.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
#10H6384PassedHouse Resolution Denouncing The Bigotry, Prejudice, And Anti-semitism Of The "unite The Right" Rally Held In Charlottesville, Virginia
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#11S0290PassedRequires employers with eighteen (18) or more employees to provide three (3) paid sick days in 2018, four (4) paid sick days in 2019 and five (5) paid sick days thereafter.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#12H6308PassedRequires an automated external defibrillator (AED) and qualified person to administer an AED at all public places capable of holding three hundred (300) people or more.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
#13H5224PassedEstablishes the "Small Cell Siting Act", which specifies how local authorities may regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities and small wireless facility networks.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#14H5570PassedProvides for a proration of the homestead exemption in cases where title to property passes from those not entitled to claim an exemption to those who are entitled.
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2017-09-29
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#15H6356EngrossedProhibits any development of land contiguous to the State House unless approved by the general assembly.
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#16S1007PassedMakes educational institutions and nonprofit corporations established pursuant to chapter 6 of title 7 eligible for net-metering financing arrangements.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#17H6061PassedDesignates October 23 of each year as a day to commemorate the nine Rhode Island marines killed in the 1983 terrorist attack in Beirut, Lebanon.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
#18S0902PassedMakes available special motor vehicle registration plates for the Rhode Island Agricultural Council.
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
#19S0944PassedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to exempt from taxation the real and personal property of the Neil J. Houston, Jr. Residential Re-entry Center.
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2017-10-11
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#20S0342PassedCreates the "Small Cell Siting Act", which specifies how local authorities may regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities and small wireless facility networks.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#21H6011IntroducedHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Establishment Of Procedures To Regulate And License The Intentional Manipulation Of The Global Environment Through Geoengineering (creates A 5 Member Commission To Study And Prov...
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub A
#22H5204PassedMakes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law revision Office. Article I of the act includes the statutory construction bill. Article II of the act contains reenactments of selected general laws...
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2017-10-11
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#23H5758EngrossedCreates an "Operation Stand Down RI" registration plate to benefit struggling and/or homeless veterans.
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2017-09-19
Senate passed as amended (floor amendment)
#24H5825IntroducedInsurance coverage for rental motor vehicles without regard to negligence, would include loss of use.
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2017-09-19
House passed Sub B in concurrence
#25S0994IntroducedAllows locally administered retirement plans in the city of Central Falls to allow employees or retired who are members of the FOP Lodge, 2 to join the Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) by providing greater flexibility in funding policies.
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2017-09-19
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
#26S1019PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Profound Sympathy On The Passing Of Lorraine D. Lebrun
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2017-09-19
Senate read and passed
#27H6377EngrossedGrants instate tuition status at state operated schools to active duty and reserve members stationed in Rhode Island.
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#28S1020PassedSenate Resolution Extending Heartfelt Condolences On The Passing Of Edward M. Fogarty
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2017-09-19
Senate read and passed
#29H6378PassedHouse Resolution Recognizing Richard D. Raspallo, Esq., For His Many Years Of Service To The General Assembly And Congratulating Him On The Occasion Of His Appointment As Magistrate Of The Rhode Island Superior Court
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#30S1030EngrossedRaises the age of children that can accompany a voter in the voter booth, from under the age of thirteen (13) years to under the age of eighteen (18) years.
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2017-09-19
Senate read and passed
#31H6385PassedHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Matthew R. Turcotte (spc. Us Army)
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#32H6382PassedHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Raymond U. Esposito
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#33H6381PassedHouse Resolution Extending Heartfelt Condolences On The Passing Of Edward M. Fogarty
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2017-09-19
House read and passed
#34H5347PassedProvides for the release of certain records pertaining to the investigation of 38 Studios, LLC.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#35S0327PassedEstablishes procedures for the licensing of naturopathic physicians, and defines the practice of naturopathic medicine.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#36H5553PassedAllows for incarceration of an individual to be taken into consideration for the purposes of a motion to modify a child support order.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#37S0426PassedMakes persons with 6 or less misdemeanors eligible for expungement by filing motion 10 years from completion date of last sentence unless convicted for felony involving domestic violence, DUI, or chemical test refusal.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#38S0767PassedReduces the items which must be monitored by the air-quality monitors at T.F. Green Airport to particles less than 0.1 microns, and black carbon.
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#39S0923PassedPermits the department of health to designate hospitals as "acute stroke ready hospitals."
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2017-09-27
Signed by Governor
#40H5064PassedAllows creation of superior court diversion program for substance abusers or persons with mental health issues charged with certain criminal offenses.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#41H5063PassedAmends provisions of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#42S0021PassedAddresses the potential for sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes by raising awareness of the symptoms ad requiring medical evaluations.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#43S0226PassedAllows driver's license applicants with limited English proficiency (LEP) to be accompanied by an interpreter, at their own expense and choosing, during their road test. This interpreter shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#44H5724PassedRequires local law enforcement to share information with local school departments for the purposes of notifying parents of students whose bus stop is within 1000 feet of the residence of level 3 sex offender.
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2017-09-28
Signed by Governor
#45S1014PassedAllows Linda Bohmbach to join Caitlin Leigh Briggs and Keith Michael Santos in marriage on or about October 7, 2017, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2017-09-28
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#46S1015PassedAllows Janet Kelly McCarthy to join Bethany Kathleen Kraft and Dennis Patrick Richardson Jr., in marriage on or about November 11, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-09-28
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#47H6386PassedAllows the Honorable Donald Shaw to join Kathryn Wallace and Matthew Lowery in marriage on or about September 2, 2018, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2017-09-28
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#48H5623PassedRequires that any applicant or holder of a retail license for the sale of alcoholic beverages be required to file a certificate of insurance evidencing liability insurance coverage in certain minimum amounts.
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2017-09-29
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#49S0657PassedAuthorizes the town council of the town of Warren to create a municipal housing court and defines that court's jurisdiction.
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2017-09-29
Effective without Governor's signature
#50H5174PassedPlaces oversight of freshwater lakes, streams, and ponds in the fish and wildlife division of the department of environmental management.
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2017-10-03
Effective without Governor's signature
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