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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H5109IntroducedProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2017-01-31
#2H5493IntroducedEstablishes the office of inspector general as an independent administrative agency charged with the purpose of preventing and detecting fraud, waste and abuse, and mismanagement in the expenditure of public funds.
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2017-02-15
#3H5395IntroducedPrecludes parental disability serving as basis for denial/restrictions involving matters of a child's welfare/foster care/family law/guardianship/adoption without written findings by the family court.
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2017-02-03
#4H5511IntroducedEnds the voting of mail ballots at local board of canvassers. It also authorizes in-person early voting effective July 1, 2018, with the actual procedures to be established by rules promulgated by the state board of elections.
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2017-02-15
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
#5H5344IntroducedEstablishes the rights and obligations of property owners concerning the maintenance of private easements and rights-of-way.
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2017-02-24
#6H5482IntroducedImposes duty upon manufacturers/wholesalers to dispense drugs timely to persons with "immediate need" despite dispute with health insurer and provides for hearing process to settle dispute.
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2017-02-15
#7H5406PassedHouse Resolution Extending Condolences
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2017-02-07
House read and passed
#8S0293IntroducedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State Of Rhode Island (four Year Terms And Term Limits For Senators And Representatives) (proposes An Amendment To The Constituti...
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2017-02-15
#9H5347IntroducedProvides for the release of certain records pertaining to the investigation of 38 Studios, LLC.
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2017-02-24
Placed on House Calendar (03/01/2017)
#10S0318IntroducedEstablishes a surtax on the business corporation tax for publicly traded corporations subject to SEC disclosure and reporting requirements, if corporation's ratio of compensation for its CEO to median worker is equal to or greater than 100 to 1.
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2017-02-16
#11H5232IntroducedRelieves municipal employees' unions of their obligation to represent nonmember employees, in the grievance process, if they haven't been union members for 90 days before the grievance event.
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2017-02-24
#12H5559IntroducedCaps the excise tax on vehicles aged fifteen (15) years and older at the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00).
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2017-02-16
#13H5541IntroducedClarifies 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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2017-02-24
#14H5486IntroducedProvides full year insurance coverage for all forms of FDA-approved contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto.
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2017-02-15
#15H5208IntroducedProvides for the death penalty in situations where first responders are murdered by way of ambush.
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2017-02-14
#16H5542IntroducedChanges newspaper notice publication requirements and grants defaulting unit owner rights of post-sale notice and rights of redemption.
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2017-02-24
#17H5327IntroducedEstablishes standards of practice for providers of clinical nursing services for medically-fragile students.
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2017-02-08
#18H5536IntroducedAmends the laws regulating the aggregation of electrical loads by a municipality or group of municipalities; requires that at least one public hearing be held for review by its residents prior to adopting any plan; then approval by the PUC.
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2017-02-24
#19H5199IntroducedAllows recovery for the past due balance of any PACE assessment on a transfer of commercial property ownership at a tax sale by a PACE lien against the transferee.
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2017-02-14
#20H5562IntroducedRaises the maximum reimbursement rate for licensed child care providers by five percent (5%).
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2017-02-16
#21H5277IntroducedProhibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under eighteen (18) years of age.
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2017-02-15
#22S0170IntroducedAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Act.
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2017-02-01
#23H5408PassedHouse Resolution Reaffirming The Friendship Between Rhode Island And Taiwan, Enhancing Bilateral Relations, And Supporting Taiwan In The International Community
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2017-02-07
House read and passed
#24H5412IntroducedPermit self-sealing tires as a substitute for a jack and spare for resale purposes.
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2017-02-24
#25H5428IntroducedAllows nursing facilities to suspend payment of gross patient revenue assessments until such time as the department of health human services provides any reimbursement owed to the nursing facilities.
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2017-02-08
#26S0287IntroducedRaises the minimum wage to $10.50 per hour effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-02-15
#27S0256IntroducedRequires that all legislative grants awarded by the general assembly be included in the annual state budget and specifies information that must be provided regarding each grant.
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2017-02-15
#28S0255IntroducedReduces the interest rate on delinquent tax payments from between 21% and not less than 18% to between 15% and not less than 10% and provides for a reduced interest rate for persons on approved payment plans.
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2017-02-15
#29S0325IntroducedRequires managed care organizations to consult with the EOHHS to develop incentives for nursing facilities that demonstrate lower direct care staff turnover.
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2017-02-16
#30H5213IntroducedRequires non-emergency child placements by DCYF to include in the petition for placement investigations of both paternal and maternal families.
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2017-02-14
#31H5081IntroducedLegalizes the taking or killing of wild migratory birds by crossbow.
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2017-02-08
#32H5450IntroducedPermits trust settlor to provide for trust advisor/trust protector to direct actions of trustee and establishes their legal responsibilities applying to all past/future trusts.
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2017-02-09
#33S0267IntroducedProhibits "conversion therapy" by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under 18 years of age.
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2017-02-15
#34H5343IntroducedProhibits the state from interfering with a woman's decision to prevent, commence, continue, or terminate a pregnancy prior to fetal viability.
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2017-02-02
#35H5568IntroducedAmends our worksharing law by allowing employers more flexibility in the reduction of work hours among its employees and by allowing more leeway on the start date of an adopted worksharing plan.
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2017-02-16
#36H5023IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2015-2016
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2017-02-01
#37H5008PassedAllows Devin Driscoll to join Kayleigh Pratt and William Fischer in marriage on or about February 11, 2017, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-10
Effective without Governor's signature
#38H5013PassedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Apogee Products, Inc.
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2017-02-10
Effective without Governor's signature
#39H5014PassedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of The Beacon Hill Lane Homeowner's Association, Inc.
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2017-02-16
Effective without Governor's signature
#40H5009EngrossedAllows Joyce St. Germaine, to join Elizabeth Grzebien and Robert Grandchamp in marriage on or about August 4, 2017, within the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-14
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#41H5017PassedHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For Protecting And Providing Effective Care For Vulnerable Populations In State-funded Home Care Programs (extends T...
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2017-01-31
House read and passed
#42H5044IntroducedAuthorizes the merger of the Lonsdale and Saylesville Fire Districts in Lincoln if the electors of both fire districts approve that merger.
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2017-02-02
#43H5040IntroducedProhibits the use of certain fireworks, other than by lawfully issued permit, anytime other than between the dates of June 30 and July 9.
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2017-02-01
#44H5033IntroducedProhibits the sale and/or delivery of hearing aids directly to consumers through internet or direct mail, and provides for criminal penalties.
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2017-01-31
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
#45H5034EngrossedAllows the Honorable James E. O'Neil, Esq., to join Leslie Anne Fines and Charles Thomas Dell'Anno in marriage on or about September 2, 2017, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-14
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
#46H5039IntroducedGrants district courts and certain municipal courts created by §8-8-3(a)(4) the power to issue restraining orders and permanent injunctions in housing matters, and would include the power to order a building into receivership.
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2017-02-01
#47H5051IntroducedDesignates the Honor and Remember flag as Rhode Island's emblem for service and sacrifice of members in the United States armed forces.
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2017-02-07
#48H5065IntroducedCreates a batterer's intervention program fund and also adopts evidence-based probation and parole supervision systems.
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2017-01-31
#49H5064IntroducedAllows creation of superior court diversion program for substance abusers or persons with mental health issues charged with certain criminal offenses.
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2017-01-31
#50H5055IntroducedRequires driver's instruction courses and tests to include instruction and information on a driver's responsible conduct during a traffic stop.
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2017-02-01
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