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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H7456PassedMakes changes in the definitions of what constitutes unlawful confinement of any sow during gestation, calf raised for veal or egg-laying hen kept on a farm, and would apply them throughout the chapter accordingly.
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2018-07-10
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#2H7502PassedRepeals the current state provisions regarding notaries and adopts an adapted version of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts."
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2018-06-29
Signed by Governor
#3S2436IntroducedSenate 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
#4S2413PassedAmends the "building height" definition in chapter 24 of title 45 (zoning ordinances) for property in special flood hazard areas. The building height would be measured from the base flood elevation.
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2018-07-02
Signed by Governor
#5H8171PassedMakes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law Revision Office. Article I contains the reenactment of title 7 of the general laws. Article II includes the statutory construction provisions.
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2018-07-10
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#6S2305IntroducedChanges the period of time a voter may have to change their party affiliation from the 90th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible to the 29th day preceding any primary election for which the voter is eligible.
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2018-05-03
#7H7033IntroducedProhibits lobbyists from making any political contributions to any member of the general assembly from January 1 through July 1 in any year, unless the general assembly adjourns for the year prior to July 1.
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2018-03-14
#8H7378IntroducedRelieves municipal employee bargaining representatives from their obligation to represent employees in grievances/arbitrations if they were not members of the bargaining unit in the ninety (90) days prior to the events that caused the grievance.
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2018-03-01
#9H7411IntroducedExempts patients in the medical marijuana program from the data collection provisions of the "Uniform Controlled Substances Act".
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2018-04-04
#10H7555IntroducedProvides that for the purpose of determining income limitations for receiving general public assistance, child support that is in arrears for thirty (30) days or more would not be considered to be income.
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2018-05-16
#11H7780IntroducedProvides that a home heating oil dealer subject to delivery contract shall provide oil within 24 hours or waive penalty.
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2018-03-20
#12S2783IntroducedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Restriction On Tolling (this Joint Resolution Would Propose A Constitutional Amendment Providing That Any New Highway Or Bridge Tolli...
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2018-04-05
#13H8148IntroducedAmends towing storage act and clarifies towing and storage issues.
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2018-06-23
House passed Sub A
#14S2855IntroducedTemporarily expands incentives to enhance the school housing aid ratio to encourage new school and renovation projects.
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2018-06-20
#15S2952PassedAmends 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
#16S2614PassedRequires that a death certificate reflect the decedent’s gender identity, as reported by the next of kin.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
#17S2901IntroducedProvides that only those juveniles over the age of fourteen (14) be required to register as sex offenders and that the offense be comparable or more severe than those defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2241.
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2018-05-17
#18H8263PassedAllows Ann L. Welch to join Molly Elizabeth Boutin and Timothy Alexander Bertram in marriage on or about September 15, 2018, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2018-07-10
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#19H7810IntroducedRequires 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
#20H7580PassedHouse Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 100th Birthday Of Dr. John T. Mcbride On February 12th, 2018
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2018-02-13
House read and passed
#21S2307IntroducedRequires the registration, certification, and regulation of those individuals who provide personal care assistant services to a consumer.
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2018-06-07
#22H8141IntroducedEstablishes the Rhode Island Forest Conservation Act which prohibits any state economic and other incentives to develop or convert forest land for renewable energy uses.
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2018-05-10
#23H7218IntroducedExempts portions of the trade-in value of noncommercial trucks from sales and use tax.
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2018-01-18
#24S2084IntroducedAllows the town of Smithfield to charge interest on delinquent water payments at a rate of not more than twelve percent (12%) per annum.
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2018-03-28
#25H7280IntroducedRequires the same access to high school students by military recruiters enjoyed by other private recruiters postsecondary institutions.
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2018-04-25
#26H7428IntroducedExempts certain executive, administrative, and professional employees from overtime pay if their weekly wages exceed one thousand thirty-six dollars ($1,036), an increase from the current two hundred dollars ($200).
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2018-03-15
#27H8107PassedHouse Resolution Extending Congratulations
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2018-04-24
House read and passed
#28H8138PassedHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Environmental Management To Continue Collaborating With The Pollinator Working Group Established To Make Findings And Recommendations With Regard To Maintaining, Protecting And E...
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2018-06-19
House read and passed
#29H8314IntroducedAdds urns and shrouds, prayer cards and other items customarily sold or provided by a funeral director to those funeral items which are already exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2018-06-13
#30S2915PassedAuthorizing The Town Of North Kingstown To Finance Construction, Renovations, Remediation, Alterations, Additions And Other Improvements And/or Related Equipment And To Issue Not More Than $27,000,000 Bonds And Notes Therefor, Of Which Up To $13,500,...
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2018-07-05
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#31H7162PassedDirects the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.
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2018-07-10
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#32S2343IntroducedAuthorizes the council on elementary and secondary education to waive certain provisions of the laws for public schools but would prohibit the waiver of other listed provisions.
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2018-06-20
#33H7251PassedPermits the use of fax or email transmission of the medical certificate required for issuance of a CDL by the division of motor vehicles.
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2018-06-04
Signed by Governor
#34H7310IntroducedRequires the state to comply with Federal laws and regulations in the procurement of architectural and engineering services.
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2018-05-24
#35H8051PassedHouse Resolution Recognizing And Honoring Christopher Degrave On Being Named Fire Chief Of The Dunn's Corners Fire Department
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2018-04-04
House read and passed
#36H7710IntroducedEstablishes privacy rights with respect to take-home technology devices from school and establishes monitoring and access criteria thereto.
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2018-04-03
#37S2184IntroducedProvides that the department of education, in consultation with a workgroup composed of various stakeholders, develop a funding formula for school districts sending students to career and technical programs outside the district
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2018-05-02
#38H7023IntroducedProvides that any rate increase with respect to electric distribution companies would be no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index or five and one-half percent (5.5%), whichever is greater.
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2018-01-23
#39H7313IntroducedHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The 911 Emergency Telephone System (creates A 5 Member Legislative Commission To Study The 911 Emergency Phone System, And Who Would Report Back To The House Of Representatives No La...
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2018-05-01
#40H7634IntroducedExtends provisions of an existing collective bargaining agreement for municipal police arbitration purposes until a successor agreement is reached or an interest arbitration award is rendered.
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2018-03-01
#41S2914PassedAuthorizes the town of Cumberland to issue two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) of the general obligation bonds and notes in order to finance street pavement improvements.
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2018-07-05
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#42H7437IntroducedAuthorizes the internet sale of lottery tickets with fifty percent of the proceeds to go to the state pension fund and fifty percent to go to the state lottery fund.
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2018-05-15
#43S2711IntroducedRepeals the provision of the general laws that require baskets of charcoal be sealed by the sealer of weights and measures of the town where the person so using the basket resides, or of the town where the charcoal is measured for sale.
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2018-04-03
#44H8168IntroducedRequires all students to perform a minimum amount of community service each school year and grants them the option to perform certain forms of community service for academic credit.
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2018-05-16
#45S2814PassedSenate Resolution Congratulating The Eleanor Slater Hospital/zambarano Unit On The Recognition Of Zambarano Day On April 12, 2018
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2018-04-12
Senate read and passed
#46H7698IntroducedRequires that the council of elementary and secondary education take into consideration the time and cost of transporting students across municipal boundaries.
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2018-04-11
#47H7140IntroducedAllows small business employers to purchase health insurance for its employees through the state employee group plan.
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2018-05-16
#48H7372IntroducedRequires pharmacies to accept any manufacturer's drug discount card, and pass said discount to the consumer, without requiring the consumer to seek reimbursement from the drug manufacturer directly.
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2018-04-04
#49S2417IntroducedAmends several provisions relative to how the commission on judicial tenure and discipline provide discipline, hearings and discovery.
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2018-04-12
#50H8293PassedExempts two locations in the city of Providence from the objection provisions afforded to schools and churches as adjoining property owners of prospective liquor license holders.
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2018-07-05
Effective without Governor's signature
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