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Current trends in Rhode Island legislation over the last 72 hours as measured by public interest and activity.

PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H5068IntroducedPromotes healthy school buildings and grounds by prohibiting the use of certain appliances in school buildings.
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2021-01-22
#2H5000IntroducedEnables the general assembly, while in grand committee, to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor.
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2021-01-08
#3H5003IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules To Permit Up To Ten (10) Co-sponsor Names To Be Included On All Bills And Resolutions.)
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2021-01-21
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
#4S0007IntroducedProvides a one year moratorium on hospital conversions involving for-profit corporations as acquiree or acquiror.
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2021-01-12
#5H5008IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules By Removing The Requirement That A Bill Not Be Discharged Until After The Fiftieth Legislative Day.)
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2021-01-21
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
#6H5011IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules To Remove Appropriations And Budget Bills From The Exemptions To The Filing Requirements Of Rule (7)(d).)
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2021-01-21
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#7S0008PassedSenate Resolution Condemning The Acts Of Violence And Insurrection Committed At The Seat Of Our Country's Democracy And Calling For The Removal Of President Donald J. Trump
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2021-01-12
Senate read and passed
#8S0011PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Nancy J. Amore
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2021-01-12
Senate read and passed
#9H5006IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules To Permit Remote Voting For House Committees And Would Permit Written, In Person Or Video Testimony.)
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2021-01-21
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#10H5007IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules By Removing The Consent Requirements Of The Majority And Minority Leaders For Suspension Of A Rule.)
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2021-01-21
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#11H5009IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Would Amend The House Rules To Require That Bills Passed Out Of Committee Be Placed On The Floor Calendar Within Seven (7) Days.)
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2021-01-21
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#12S0012PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Captain Peter A. Adam
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2021-01-12
Senate read and passed
#13H5015IntroducedJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $140,000 To Urban Ventures (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred And Forty Thousand Dollars ($140,000) To Urban Ventures For Operations And To Implement Activities Assisting Small Business...
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2021-01-13
#14H5014IntroducedCreates a new traffic offense, with a fine, for traveling in a bus lane.
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2021-01-13
#15H5019IntroducedJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of An Improved Medicare-for-all-type Single Payer Program In The State Of Rhode Island (creates A 19 Member Commission To Study And Assess Implementing ...
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2021-01-13
#16H5018IntroducedDirects the council on elementary and secondary education to develop recommendations for a high school curriculum to prepare students for successful postsecondary education and careers in computer science.
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2021-01-13
#17H5016IntroducedIncludes the real and tangible personal property of The Providence Community Health Centers, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.
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2021-01-13
#18H5017IntroducedAdds a definition to the term "manufacture" in the medical marijuana chapter.
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2021-01-13
#19H5013IntroducedRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2021.
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2021-01-13
#20H5025IntroducedAllows North Smithfield historic residence owners to become eligible for state historic residence tax credits.
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2021-01-15
#21H5032IntroducedRequires that all meetings closed to the public be audio recorded by audio tape or other audio recording device.
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2021-01-15
#22H5028IntroducedRequires the implementation of the civic literacy act for all students between the 8th and 12th grades.
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2021-01-15
#23H5033IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019 And 2020 (this Resolution Amends The House Rules Providing That The Speaker Would, In His Or Her Discretion, Require That Members Comply With Any Public Health Saf...
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2021-01-21
#24H5024IntroducedAuthorizes the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District to issue general obligation bonds not to exceed $17,840,000 for school improvements.
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2021-01-15
#25H5035IntroducedRequires elderly housing complexes of more than 100 residential units provide emergency generators to power all common areas and residential units in building effective 1/1/22.
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2021-01-15
#26S0015IntroducedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Procedure To Fill Vacancy In Office Of The Secretary Of State, Attorney General Or General Treasurer (this Joint Resolut...
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2021-01-15
#27H5034IntroducedAllows the governor to designate any person to solemnize a marriage within the state of Rhode Island on a particular day and within a particular city or town.
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2021-01-15
#28H5036IntroducedHouse Resolution House Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2019-2020 (amends The Rules Of The House For The Years 2019 And 2020 By Establishing A Procedure For The Discipline Of A Member.)
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2021-01-21
#29S0020PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Stephen P. Brun
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2021-01-19
Senate read and passed
#30H5040IntroducedCreates the "animal abuser registry act" which would require all persons convicted of felonies involving animal abuse, to register with an online registry to be established and maintained by the department of public safety.
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2021-01-21
#31H5049IntroducedRelating To Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Lodie Brien Agency, Inc.
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2021-01-21
#32S0053IntroducedRelating To Authorizing The Town Of Westerly To Issue Not To Exceed $2,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Notes And Other Evidences Of Indebtedness To Finance The Construction, Renovation, Improvement, Alteration, Repair, Furnishing And Equipping Of S...
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2021-01-19
#33S0068IntroducedRenames the landing in South Kingstown known as Wordens Pond Landing to Holley Landing.
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2021-01-19
#34S0069IntroducedCreates a wine direct license for licensed producers to directly ship limited wine to residents of RI over the age of twenty one (21).
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2021-01-19
#35S0039IntroducedSenate Resolution Protecting And Ensuring Farmland Preservation
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2021-01-19
#36S0070IntroducedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Migrant, Llc
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2021-01-22
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (01/26/2021)
#37S0050IntroducedRatify the town of Jamestown Home Rule Charter amendment to Section 219 of the charter adopted at a November 3, 2020 referendum, concerning the process and procedures by which voter initiative can be activated.
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2021-01-19
#38S0023IntroducedProvides New Shoreham has the exclusive authority to prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the operation, licensing, and regulation of transportation network service companies and their services when TNCs are operating in the town of New Shor...
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2021-01-19
#39S0026IntroducedCreates the uniform natural gas leaks classification act which classifies gas leaks into different grades and identifies the steps and procedures to be taken and provides a reporting requirement for a gas company subsequent to a leak.
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2021-01-19
#40S0021IntroducedLimits the amount of fees charged by a third-party food delivery service to fifteen percent (15%).
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2021-01-19
#41S0052IntroducedValidates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Coventry, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Coventry on November 3, 2020.
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2021-01-19
#42S0072IntroducedSenate Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Senate Commission To Study The Effect And Procedures For The Reorganization Of The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc) (extends The Reporting And Expir...
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2021-01-22
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (01/26/2021)
#43S0051IntroducedProhibits the operation of through commercial vehicles on Turner Road in Middletown.
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2021-01-19
#44H5060IntroducedRepeals the requirement that the Bristol County water authority maintain its reservoirs, wells and well sites, transmission lines and water treatment plants within its jurisdiction in good, sound and safe condition.
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2021-01-22
#45H5021IntroducedPrevents employers from refusing to hire or discriminating against individuals for marijuana use and positive test results.
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2021-01-13
#46H5031IntroducedRequires the department of transportation, along with the division of motor vehicles and the office of energy resources, to develop, no later than January 1, 2022, a plan for statewide electric vehicle charging station infrastructure.
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2021-01-15
#47H5038IntroducedExempts from attachment five hundred dollars ($500) in savings or deposits in financial or banking institutions.
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2021-01-21
#48H5039IntroducedProhibits the use of display fireworks/aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and would make a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75.00 and court costs.
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2021-01-21
#49S0005IntroducedRequires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
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2021-01-19
Placed on Senate Calendar (01/26/2021)
#50H5001IntroducedCriminalizes and sets mandatory minimum felony sentences for the unlawful interference with traffic upon the federal and state highways of this state.
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2021-01-08
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