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

PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1S2950IntroducedAllows employee granted unpaid family/parental leave to substitute any accrued vacation/sick/ other appropriate leave for any part of the unpaid leave.
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2018-05-31
#2H7082PassedRequires all hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgical facilities to adopt policies to use a smoke evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
#3H7883IntroducedSubmits to the electors of the state a non-binding referendum question concerning the use and possession of marijuana by persons who are at least twenty one (21) years of age.
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2018-04-12
#4H8156PassedAmends the criminal offense for placing bombs or falsely reporting bomb threats and criminalizes the possession of materials readily convertible to a bomb or explosive device.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#5H8159PassedHouse Resolution Commemorating The Month Of May As "national Military Appreciation Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
#6S2353PassedRequires representatives of educational programs to notify their leadership of all reports of sexual abuse who shall notify the department of children, youth and families and the school superintendent.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#7H8126PassedAdds the town of Burrillville to those towns wherein taxes assessed on a mobile or manufactured home would constitute a lien on said home.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
#8S2952PassedAmends the criminal offense for placing bombs or falsely reporting bomb threats and criminalizes the possession of materials readily convertible to a bomb or explosive device.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#9S2285PassedClarifies the right of a surviving spouse of a decedent regarding elective shares taken against the decedent's will relating to real and personal estate to the estates of decedents dying on and after July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#10S3012Passed- Registration Of Vehicles
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#11H7058IntroducedCreates a transitioning veterans' small business loan program through the commerce corporation.
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2018-05-09
#12H7053IntroducedAllows the issuance of courtesy veterans' plates.
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2018-04-25
#13H7120IntroducedMakes it unprofessional conduct for a physician not to take all reasonable steps to ensure that a viable fetus being carried by their patient is brought to term.
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2018-04-04
#14H7171IntroducedPermits the trapping and release of unowned feral cats for the purpose of spaying or neutering.
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2018-06-20
#15H7481PassedEstablishes a public scorecard system to show how long-term care reform is meeting its goals of rebalancing the way services are delivered and moneys are spent on various service types.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#16H7608IntroducedProvides for 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 and for the delegation of eye care services by providers...
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2018-04-25
#17H7615PassedProtects homeless persons in possession of a service animal, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, from being denied access to any homeless shelter in violation of the ADA or the state or federal Fair Housing Practices Acts.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#18H7668IntroducedProvides that payments by an employer, whether paid to an employee or lender, of principal and interest on a qualified education loan incurred by an employee shall be subtracted from the calculation of federal adjusted gross income.
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2018-05-08
#19H7673IntroducedRenames the state airport in Warwick to "Rhode Island International Airport" and would rename the building known as the "Interlink" to the "Theodore Francis Green Interlink."
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2018-06-20
House passed Sub A
#20S2436IntroducedSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Need And/or Feasibility Of Implementing A Publicly Funded Campaign Option For General Assembly Candidates (creates A 7 Member Commission To Study The Need And/or Feasibility Of ...
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2018-05-03
#21H7735IntroducedMakes the practice of aiding a minor in the process of getting an abortion a civil and criminal offense.
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2018-04-10
#22H7810IntroducedRequires annual pediatric mental health exam determination medically necessary by physician/pediatrician/court order for children ten (10) years to up to eighteen (18) years. Effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-05-02
#23H7811IntroducedRequires that enrollees in the Rhode Island best RX Prescription drug discount program for the uninsured are not charged a copay for their prescriptions.
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2018-05-02
#24H7709IntroducedAuthorizes a pharmacist to prescribe and dispense hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives, provided that the pharmacist has completed a training program approved by the state board of pharmacy.
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2018-04-04
#25H7815IntroducedAdds a personal income tax bracket of 8.99% for income over one million dollars ($1,000,000)
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2018-05-08
#26H7953IntroducedRequires the executive office of health and human services (EOHHS) to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment of the chronically homeless.
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2018-05-02
#27H8012IntroducedRequires 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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2018-04-11
#28H8160PassedHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Ronald A. Wolk
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2018-05-03
House read and passed
#29H8238PassedHouse Resolution Honoring And Memorializing The “rhode Island Nine”, The Nine Rhode Island Marines, Sergeant Timothy Giblin, Of North Providence, Corporal Rick R. Crudale, Of Warwick, Corporal Edward S. Iacovino, Jr., Of Warwick, Corporal David C...
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2018-05-24
House read and passed
#30H8281IntroducedCreates a reporting requirement for state agencies and departments for violations of the fair employment practices chapter and the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative chapter. The act would also remove legislative branch exclusion from "agency" definit...
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2018-06-07
#31H8288IntroducedMandates applicants for state contracts in excess of $50K disclose discrimination complaints for prior 5 years.
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2018-06-06
#32H8300PassedHouse Resolution Commemorating The 53rd Annual Gaspee Days Celebration
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2018-06-07
House read and passed
#33H8324IntroducedRequires a monthly tax collection accounting and compliance with federal, state and local laws by hosting platforms for transient rentals.
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2018-06-15
#34H7246IntroducedEstablishes a personal income tax debt resolution process within the division of taxation upon submission of an offer in compromise effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-06-06
#35H7090EngrossedMakes persons seventy (70) years of age or older eligible for exemption from jury service.
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2018-06-23
House read and passed
#36H8080IntroducedRequires initial and continuing education in land use law and planning for local planning and/or zoning board and commission members.
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2018-04-26
#37H7385PassedRepeals the July 1, 2018, sunset clause in Chapters 325 and 406 of the 2013 Public Laws in regard to § 34-24-3.2 "mediation conference prior to mortgage foreclosure."
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#38H8084IntroducedExpands the health services council from twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) members and amends the hospital conversion act relative to disclosure.
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2018-04-25
#39S2298EngrossedMakes the owner of any vehicle not inspected as required by §§31-38-3 or 31-38-4 responsible for any fines or penalties imposed as a result of non-inspection and prohibits any law enforcement officer from citing the operator of said vehicle.
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2018-06-22
#40S2589EngrossedProvides immunity to persons donating food to food banks.
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2018-05-25
#41S2668IntroducedAuthorizes cities/towns to establish a property tax credit program in exchange for volunteer service by persons over age 60 up to $1,500 calculated by multiplying service hours by the state minimum wage per hour.
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2018-04-26
#42H8024IntroducedIncreases the lawful age to purchase a rifle/shotgun to from 18 years of age to 21 years of age. Also requires a person complete a basic rifle/shotgun safety course before they can legally purchase a rifle/shotgun.
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2018-04-24
#43H8320IntroducedEstablishes 9 sports betting parlor licenses for on-site/on-line wagering with DBR granted licensing/regulatory power relating to license issuance to applicants/emplolyees/third-party vendors/collection of fees/taxes with local licensing. eff. 11/6/1...
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2018-06-14
#44H8319PassedAmends the composition, size, and requirements of memberships on the Coastal Resources Management Council.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#45H7531IntroducedAdds individuals receiving public assistance to the list of persons liable and qualified for jury service and mandates the director of human services to provide the jury commissioner with a list of those people on public assistance on a yearly basis.
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2018-05-14
#46H7708IntroducedIncludes in the practice of physical therapy ordering diagnostic images and studies provided they are performed and interpreted by other licensed health care professionals.
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2018-04-04
#47S2435PassedAllows cities and towns to issue violations to vehicles which are used for illegal dumping of materials, pursuant to city and town ordinances.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#48H7076IntroducedRequires Internet service providers to follow Internet service neutrality requirements.
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2018-03-20
#49H7851IntroducedProhibits large retail establishments from providing plastic checkout bags/all retail establishments providing polystyrene food containers with enforcement by municipalities with opt out election effective January 1, 2021.
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2018-03-29
#50H8089IntroducedAdds and makes correctional offices to the definition of "police officer" for the purpose of payment to their salary during line of duty illness or injury.
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2018-04-26
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