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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H8094PassedThis act makes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law Revision Office.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
#2H7103PassedProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#3S2824PassedCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#4S2317IntroducedProhibits cost sharing for persons forty-five (45) years or older for colorectal screening examinations, laboratory tests and colonoscopies covered by health insurance policies.
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2020-07-16
#5S2845PassedAuthorizes the town of Portsmouth to issue bonds and notes to finance the construction, additions, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities throughout the town.
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2020-07-25
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#6H8059PassedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $1,000,000 general obligation bonds, and notes to finance design, construction, reconstruction and repair of sidewalks including, drainage and landscaping.
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2020-07-25
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#7H8103PassedAllows Jonathan Silva to join Angela Elena Silva and John McVey Tully in marriage on or about September 18, 2020, within the Town of Westerly, Rhode Island.
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2020-07-25
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#8H7896IntroducedRequires that electors that cast emergency ballots in the 12 day period prior to any election day sign an electronic pollbook giving a reason why they cannot get to the polls and vote be cast immediately into a voting machine.
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2020-07-07
#9H8100IntroducedRequires office of diversity, equity and opportunity to create material for annual government employee training.
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2020-07-10
#10S2209IntroducedExempts from taxation real property acquired or leased by a railroad entity used in the boarding or disembarking of railroad passengers or supporting passenger railroad operations and services.
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2020-07-14
#11H7523IntroducedEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
#12S2337IntroducedEnables the state lottery division of the department of revenue to enter into a contract extension with IGT Global Solutions Corporation and contract extensions with Twin River and affiliates of Twin River.
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2020-07-14
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
#13S2585IntroducedAllows for a civil investigative demand in instances of perceived violations of Rhode Islanders' civil rights.
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2020-07-14
#14S2547IntroducedAdds the terms "approach" and "approach zones" to mean airport land and airspace as defined by the FAA.
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2020-07-14
#15H7200IntroducedAuthorizes voters who are sixty-five (65) years of age or older to submit a written application for an absentee ballot, to be used for that election and automatically for each subsequent election.
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2020-07-16
House passed Sub A
#16H7330EngrossedTerminates all parental rights of any person convicted of sexual assault which results in the birth of a child from that assault.
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2020-07-16
#17S2519EngrossedMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-16
#18S2812IntroducedAmends the procedures for the holding the annual meeting/special meetings/the election/recall/duties of the board of directors/officers/tax assessor/district clerk/finance director-treasurer/tax collector/borrowing funds/installation/lighting repair.
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2020-07-16
Senate held on desk
#19S2902IntroducedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (change The Name Of The State)
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2020-07-16
House passed as amended in concurrence
#20H8049EngrossedAuthorizes the Stone Bridge fire district to borrow up to $100,000 in funds to meet specific short-term financial obligations.
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#21H8077PassedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish, And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (change The Name Of The State)
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2020-07-16
Senate passed in concurrence
#22H8082EngrossedAmends the procedures for the holding the annual meeting/special meetings/the election/recall/duties of the board of directors/officers/tax assessor/district clerk/finance director-treasurer/tax collector/borrowing funds/installation/lighting repair.
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2020-07-16
Placed on Senate Calendar (07/16/2020)
#23S2921PassedSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of The Honorable Paul L. Gaines, Sr., The First African American Mayor In New England
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2020-07-16
Senate read and passed
#24H8106PassedHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Status And Requirements For Rhode Island's Nursing Homes (creates A 15 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Status And Req...
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#25S2922PassedSenate Resolution Celebrating The 210th Anniversary Of Colombian Independence Day On July 20th Of 2020
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2020-07-16
Senate read and passed
#26H8107PassedHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mario Casinelli, Jr., Rph.
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#27H8110PassedHouse Resolution Honoring Suzanne Magaziner On Being Named The Chief Marshal Of The 2020 Bristol 4th Of July Parade, The Oldest 4th Of July Celebration In America
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#28H8109PassedHouse Resolution Celebrating The 210th Anniversary Of Colombian Independence Day On July 20th Of 2020
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#29H8111PassedHouse Resolution Congratulating Captain Mark Turner, United States Navy (retired), On Being Named The Speaker For The Patriotic Exercises For The 2020 Bristol Fourth Of July Parade, The Oldest Annual 4th Of July Celebration In America
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#30H8108PassedHouse Resolution Congratulating Johnston Police Chief Richard Tamburini On His Retirement On August 31, 2020, After More Than Fifty Years Of Distinguished And Devoted Law Enforcement Service To The State Of Rhode Island And The Citizens Of Johnston
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#31H8112PassedHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of The Honorable Paul L. Gaines, Sr., The First African American Mayor In New England
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2020-07-16
House read and passed
#32H8117IntroducedRedefines contractor and minority business enterprise to include any business, profit or nonprofit, organized under laws of any state, even if located outside RI, would apply to RIDOT contracts and relieves businesses from having limit on its net wor...
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2020-07-17
#33H8116IntroducedHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That Governor Raimondo Issue An Executive Order Imposing A Moratorium On Evictions Due To The Novel Coronavirus Disease (covid-19), While At The Same Time Exploring Ways To Protect Landlords
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2020-07-17
#34H8115IntroducedLimits the sale of fireworks to one week prior to and including the 4th day in July, and may only be used, exploded, or cause to exploded between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
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2020-07-17
#35H8113IntroducedDesignates physical, occupational, speech, and music therapies and behavioral health services as essential special services to be provided to students with disabilities during times of a declared emergency.
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2020-07-17
#36H8114IntroducedRequires school districts to provide for alternative programs within the school to reduce the number of out-of-school suspensions.
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2020-07-17
#37H7531IntroducedRequires electronic filing of returns and remittance of payments for certain larger business registrants.
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2020-07-21
#38H7654IntroducedApplies the hotel tax distribution formula for entities within the Providence regional tourism district to any and all hotels physically connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2020-07-21
#39H8052IntroducedIncludes East Providence in Northern Rhode Island regional tourism district.
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2020-07-21
#40H7449PassedClarifies a presumption applying to firefighters that if any type of cancer is found in a firefighter with three (3) exceptions would be conclusively presumed to be an occupational cancer arising out of their employment.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#41H7613PassedAllows William Francis O'Brien to join Heidi Elizabeth Regan and Christopher Joseph Leo O'Brien in marriage on or about July 24, 2020, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#42S2572PassedAmends the Hospital Conversion Act to add the transaction's compliance with the Rhode Island Antitrust Act to the list of criteria for review by the Attorney General.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#43S2598PassedRequires that electors that cast emergency ballots in the 12 day period prior to any election day sign an electronic pollbook giving a reason why they cannot get to the polls and vote be cast immediately into a voting machine.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#44H7652PassedAmends the Hospital Conversion Act to add the transaction's compliance with the Rhode Island Antitrust Act to the list of criteria for review by the Attorney General.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#45H7947PassedCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#46H8085PassedThis is the annual workers' compensation omnibus bill. It would slightly alter the process and type of benefits for which work-related injured employees of uninsured employers may seek compensation.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#47H8095PassedAllows the Honorable Frank Montanaro to join Nicole Alexis Powrie and Joseph William Pronk in marriage on or about August 8, 2020, within the Town of Lincoln, Rhode Island.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#48S2919PassedProvides that a server-based gaming system would utilize a mechanism to detect the physical location of a player at the time the player is wagering.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
#49S2392PassedRepeals the selection and organization of a housing board of review for the Town of Westerly.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
#50S2849PassedAuthorizes the city of Pawtucket to issue not more than $3,000,000 general obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness to finance the repaving of streets.
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2020-07-25
Effective without Governor's signature
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