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#1S0798IntroducedClarifies that the jurisdiction for violations of §11-9-1.5 ("electronically disseminating indecent material to minors prohibited") is vested in the superior court.
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2017-04-25
#2S0814IntroducedImposes more specific regulations for the selection of program and/or construction managers by municipalities.
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2017-04-25
#3S0813IntroducedEstablishes a new application and certification process for notarial officers.
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2017-04-25
#4H6140IntroducedProvides that a licensed individual sewage disposal system installer may, without further licensing, connect an existing sewer lateral pipe to a municipal or public sewer system.
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2017-04-26
#5H6167IntroducedAllows The Honorable Raymond A. Hull to join Brenda Lee Rezendes and Thomas W. Carroll in marriage on or about June 25, 2017, within the City of Cranston, Rhode Island.
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2017-04-28
#6H5503IntroducedImplements the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) (Title I of Public Law 109-248).
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2017-04-27
#7H6173IntroducedExempts from sales and use taxes specialized packaging equipment such as kegs for alcoholic beverages.
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2017-04-28
#8H6171IntroducedExpands the competitive retail purchase of electricity by authorizing the creation of a purchase of receivables program which requires electric distribution companies to make timely payments to the suppliers of their electricity.
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2017-04-28
#9H6170IntroducedMandates insurance coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a medical treatment may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility.
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2017-04-28
#10H6166IntroducedAmends the composition of the Rhode Island emergency management advisory council.
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2017-04-28
#11H6169IntroducedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Save The Neighborhoods
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2017-04-28
#12H6168IntroducedExempts fire districts and entities with no tax or policy making authority from certain posting requirements of open meetings act.
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2017-04-28
#13H5158IntroducedProhibits abortions solely as a means of sex selection.
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2017-03-29
#14H6175IntroducedAppropriates $10,000,000 in additional education aid over the next three (3) years to public school districts for vocational education and charter school tuition.
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2017-04-28
#15H6151IntroducedExempts from sales and use taxes so much of the purchase price paid for a new or used noncommercial truck issued a combination plate, as is allocated for a trade-in allowance.
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2017-04-26
#16H5243IntroducedHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Rhode Island's Minimum Pricing Statutes (creates A Nine (9) Member Study Commission To Study Rhode Island's Minimum Pricing Statutes, And Report Back No Later Than April 6, 2017, And...
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2017-04-27
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
#17S0247IntroducedEstablishes procedures and standards promulgated by the milk commission for the handling and sale of raw milk in the state and would provide civil fines for violations.
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2017-04-05
#18H6172IntroducedDefines secondary agricultural operations and provides that municipalities may limit and regulate secondary agricultural use but not prohibit such operations.
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2017-04-28
#19H6049IntroducedRestores no-fare rides to the elderly and disabled who satisfy the means test criteria during peak and non-peak hours and one-half (1/2) fare rides for the elderly and disabled who do not satisfy the means test criteria.
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2017-03-31
#20S0329IntroducedProvides that patients with mental health and/or substance-use disorders are presumptively eligible for emergency admission practices, including any appropriate inpatient services.
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2017-04-28
#21H5907IntroducedPromotes safe drinking water at school and early childhood programs by implementing procedures to reduce and eliminate lead in water.
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2017-03-29
#22H5383IntroducedAuthorizes the court to permit residents of Block Island to complete a court-approved counseling program in domestic violence cases with a provider on Block Island, if such a program is available on the island.
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2017-04-27
#23H5914IntroducedExempts from the alcoholic beverage manufacturing tax the first fifty thousand (50,000) gallons of wine produced by a winery in this state for distribution in RI in any calendar year.
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2017-04-27
#24S0170EngrossedAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Act.
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2017-03-31
#25S0721IntroducedImposes size and weight restrictions on through traffic on Forest Avenue, Middletown.
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2017-04-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/03/2017)
#26S0720IntroducedRequires the director of department of environmental management to enforce the Federal Good Agriculture Practices Act and the Food Safety Modernization Act as it pertains to commercial growers of fruits and vegetables.
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2017-04-12
#27S0145IntroducedRequires a health care entity or health plan to issue a decision regarding the credentialing of a health care provider within forty-five (45) calendar days of receiving a complete credentialing application.
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2017-04-26
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/02/2017)
#28H5674IntroducedProvides consumer protection in eye care services by developing standards and enforcement protocols related to the utilization of emergent technologies in the provision of eye care services, as well as for the delegation of eye care services by provi...
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2017-03-29
#29S0121IntroducedExempts the trade-in value of pickup trucks under eight thousand one hundred pounds (8,100 lbs.) gross weight, used exclusively for personal use, from sales tax.
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2017-04-06
#30H5396IntroducedProhibits debt collection practices for debt which is beyond the statute of limitations for filing a legal action for collection.
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2017-04-04
#31H5233EngrossedValidates and ratify an amendment to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Middletown, which amendment was adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Middletown on November 8, 2016.
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2017-04-25
#32H5176IntroducedAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.
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2017-04-28
#33H5604IntroducedAllows Rhode Island residents who work for an out-of-state nongovernmental employer to apply for coverage under Rhode Island's Temporary Disability Insurance program.
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2017-04-06
#34S0681EngrossedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Rubalcook, Inc.
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2017-04-25
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#35H5665IntroducedRequires the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to adopt a course of study on the nation's founding and related documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Federalist Papers.
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2017-04-26
#36H6125IntroducedEstablishes a private employer IRA program allowing employees to contribute at least five percent (5%) of their payroll period wages into the IRA program, with oversight by the Rhode Island retirement security board.
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2017-04-14
#37S0327IntroducedEstablishes procedures for the licensing of naturopathic physicians, and defines the practice of naturopathic medicine.
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2017-04-27
#38S0098IntroducedRepeals The Public Utility Securitization Act (§§39-1-43 to 60), passed in 1997.
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2017-04-26
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/02/2017)
#39H6075IntroducedJoint Resolution Appropriating Sufficient Sums To Pay One-half The Costs Of Teachers In Obtaining An International Dyslexia Association ("ida") Aligned Graduate Certificate In Dyslexia Knowledge And Practice (authorizes The Appropriation Of Sufficien...
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2017-04-05
#40S0749IntroducedBars adjusters and contractors from premises under investigation by the fire marshal until premises are released, and provides penalties for violation.
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2017-04-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/04/2017)
#41S0402IntroducedProhibits the sale of liquid that is intended for human consumption and/or use in an electronic nicotine delivery system that is not contained in child resistant packaging, and also bans the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems in schools.
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2017-04-27
#42H6117IntroducedJoint Resolution Amending The Membership Of The Special Legislative Commission On Defense Economy Planning (amends The Membership Of The Special Legislative Commission On Defense Economy Planning By Increasing The Number Of Members From Twenty-five (...
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2017-04-13
#43H6088IntroducedBenefits for students with disabilities continue until the end of the public school calendar semester when the student turns 21 or when the student’s program ends in accordance with the student’s (IEP), whichever occurs earlier.
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2017-04-26
#44H5580IntroducedProhibits the sale and advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products in schools during the school day, since they do not meet minimum federal governmental nutrition standards.
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2017-04-28
#45S0682EngrossedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Beta Alpha Chapter Of Delta Zeta Sorority House Corporation
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2017-04-25
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#46S0331EngrossedAuthorizes HHS to apply for waivers to assure for housing, healthcare, and mental and behavioral health care services for the homeless.
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2017-04-28
#47S0292IntroducedProvides that the department of business regulation administer alcoholic server training programs rather than the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2017-04-27
Placed on Senate Calendar (05/03/2017)
#48H5491IntroducedProvides for the contracting with criminal justice reform services which provide Pay for Success criminal justice reform programs.
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2017-04-25
#49H5545IntroducedHouse Resolution Encouraging Government Officials And Citizens To Consider The Constitutionality And Morality Of Laws And Orders Emerging From The Trump Administration Before Carrying Out Such Laws And Orders
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2017-04-05
#50H5605IntroducedDefines covered animals and prohibits their abuse and sale.
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2017-03-29
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
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