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

PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H7561PassedProvides health care coverage for laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids, including uterine artery embolization intraoperative ultrasound guidance and monitoring and radiofrequency ablation, commencing January 1, 2023.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
#2H7503PassedRequires coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, including, but not limited to, the use of intravenous immunoglobin therap...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
#3S2226IntroducedAuthorizes licensed auto body shops to sell or dispose of motor vehicles that have been abandoned and located on their premises.
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2022-02-08
#4S2174EngrossedAdds to the determination of the need to support high-need students a separate and independent qualifying factor of whether the student is an English language learner as defined by the department of education's regulations.
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2022-06-21
Senate read and passed
#5S2510IntroducedAuthorizes use of "automated speed enforcement system" (speed cameras) throughout the state.
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2022-05-17
#6H7782PassedProvides the standards for reviewing applications for plans or work for the extension of supply or distribution mains or pipes. It also adds an appeal of a denial by a public water supply facility pursuant to the administrative procedures act § 42-3...
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
#7S2784IntroducedMakes it an unfair claims practices act violation for an insurer to fail to have an appraisal performed by a licensed appraiser when a vehicle sustains damage in excess of $5,000. Also corrects a citation regarding salvage and reconstructed titles.
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2022-05-19
#8S2746PassedUpdates and clarifies various insurance statutes.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
#9H8216IntroducedMakes it an unfair claims practices act violation for an insurer to fail to have an appraisal performed by a licensed appraiser when a vehicle sustains damage in excess of $5,000. Also corrects a citation regarding salvage and reconstructed titles.
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2022-06-07
#10S3015PassedRequires all high school seniors in the state to complete a federal financial aid application (FAFSA) or a Rhode Island Alternative Financial Aid Application, offered through the Community College of Rhode Island in order to graduate high school.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
#11H8371PassedHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Representative Marcia Ranglin-vassell For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-06-23
House read and passed
#12S2014IntroducedEstablishes the Rhode Island secure choice retirement savings program as a public corporation managing IRA-type investments. Requires employers to offer the program to employees or be subject to a $250 penalty per employee.
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2022-03-01
#13S2552IntroducedMandates residents to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
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2022-03-01
#14S2001PassedSenate Resolution Honoring Senator Gayle L. Goldin For Her Service To The People Of The State Of Rhode Island
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2022-01-04
Senate read and passed
#15S2003PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Its Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Molly Falconer De Ramel
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2022-01-04
Senate read and passed
#16S2004PassedSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of Russell Charles Dannecker
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2022-01-04
Senate read and passed
#17S2002PassedSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Honorable Raymond J. Sullivan, Jr.
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2022-01-04
Senate read and passed
#18S2005PassedAllows Dr. Ryan Matthew Marnane to join Jessica St. John and Matthew DiCristofaro in marriage on or about January 15, 2022, within the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
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2022-01-10
Signed by Governor
#19H6660IntroducedJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Referendum On Line Item Veto (same As 21h-5861 -- This Joint Resolution Would Provide For The Publishing And Submission ...
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2022-01-06
#20H6627IntroducedSame as 21H-6311-For purposes of teachers' retirement benefits, amends the definition "former spouse divorced" to include someone who was married to a deceased member 10+ yrs & deceased member was required by court order to contribute support post-di...
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2022-03-15
#21H6624IntroducedSame as 21H-5040 --Creates 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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2022-01-25
#22H6631IntroducedSame as 21H-5440-Requires electric transmission & electric distribution companies to conduct periodic equipment inspections. Such companies would also be required to submit a periodic report to the public utilities division regarding the status of su...
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2022-01-25
#23H6665IntroducedSame as 21H-5931 -- Requires free lunches to be provided for all elementary and secondary students attending public schools, to the extent state and federal funds are available.
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2022-06-14
#24H6628IntroducedSame as 21H-5348 --Permits a member or members of a limited-liability company to avoid dissolution by buying the units owned by the other member or members seeking dissolution.
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2022-01-25
#25H6626IntroducedSame as 21H-5668 --Allows teachers, state and municipal employees to retire upon the earlier of reaching age sixty (60) with thirty (30) years of service or the employee's retirement eligibility date under present state statutes.
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2022-03-15
#26S2013IntroducedRequires cities and towns to implement affordable housing requirements upon all developers of tax stabilization applications for developments of more than five (5) housing units based upon median income as defined by HUD.
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2022-04-07
#27H6672PassedMinimum number of specialty registration plate sets be reduced to 150 and nonrefundable fee paid by sponsoring nonprofit entity be calculated by subtracting the actual number of sets ordered from 600 and then multiplying the remainder by sum of $22.5...
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2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
#28H6656PassedSame as 21H-6004 Sub A as amended --Entitles disabled and military voters to utilize electronically transmitted ballots.
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2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
#29H6664IntroducedSame as 21H-5772 -- Requires the health insurance commissioner to adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create a required form to be used by a health insurer.
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2022-06-07
#30S2008IntroducedIncreases the per-unit fee for affordable single family homes to seventy five thousand dollars ($75,000) and allow municipalities to transfer in-lieu payments upon receipt or within ten (10) years.
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2022-05-10
#31S2012IntroducedExtends the "lookback" period for repeat offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs under § 31-27-2 and for repeat offenses related to failure or refusal to submit to chemical tests under § 31-27-2.1 from 5 years to 10 years...
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2022-04-05
#32H6625IntroducedSame as 21H-5444--Provides that school construction projects approved after July 1, 2022, that fail to utilize a project's architectural services and project educational design services would only be eligible to receive five (5) incentive points.
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2022-05-10
#33H6651IntroducedSame as 21H-5613 -- Increases committee in law enforcement officers’ bill of rights hearing to 5, three as permanent. Hearings commenced in 15 days, allow for summary suspension of 5 days and would mandate pay suspended while the case is pending.
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2022-01-06
#34H6645PassedSame as 21H-6274 -- Extends from twenty (20) days to thirty (30) days, the period of time that a newly purchased motor vehicle may be temporarily operated, using the purchaser's current licenses plates.
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2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
#35H6654PassedProvides for consumer protection in eye care services by developing standards and enforcement protocols in the provision of eye care services.
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
#36H6675IntroducedSame as 21H-5446 -- Exempts post-use polymers and recovered feedstocks used in advanced recycling processes from the definition of solid waste.
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2022-05-11
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
#37H6633PassedSame as 21H-6044 --Creates a special license plate for the not for profit Atlantic Shark Institute.
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2022-07-06
Effective without Governor's signature
#38H6674Engrossed- Prohibits Any Development Of Land Contiguous To The State House Unless Approved By The General Assembly.)
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2022-05-20
#39S2010IntroducedIncreases penalties for a variety of motor vehicle offenses.
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2022-03-24
#40H6677IntroducedSame as 21H-6312 -- Provides that scholarships received directly from the College Crusade Scholarship Program would not be considered financial aid pursuant to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarships, and provides the program with access to certain stu...
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2022-01-10
#41H6611IntroducedSame as 21H-5845-Requires patient contact employees, personal care attendants, high-risk providers to undergo a national criminal records check/would disqualify those people if they have a criminal record for crimes of violence or other offenses list...
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2022-01-06
#42H6604PassedSame as 21H-5254 SUB A -- Authorizes administrator DMV to issue special license plates to Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse.
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2022-07-02
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#43H6669PassedSame as 21H-6129 -- Authorizes a licensed physical therapist to perform physical therapy services to a student while in school without a prescription or referral, in accordance with the student's IEP or IFSP.
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2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
#44H6609PassedSame as 21H-6429 --Authorizes and regulate peer-to-peer car sharing programs whereby existing car owners make their motor vehicles available for other individuals to use under a peer-to-peer program.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
#45H6658IntroducedSame as 21H-5213 -- Changes the rate of interest for underpayments of tax to prime rate plus six percent (6%). Also limits the assessment of interest to four (4) calendar years prior to the date on which notice of the delinquent payment is sent.
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2022-04-13
#46H6667PassedSame as 21H-5936 -- Establishes the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
#47S2015EngrossedProhibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) from imposing any fares and/or charges for service provided to the general public.
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2022-06-21
Senate passed Sub A
#48H6671IntroducedSame as 21H-6172 -- Waives costs of criminal background checks for employees of child day care, daycare centers, family daycare homes, group family daycare homes, child-placing agencies and residential childcare facilities that must be state licensed...
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2022-01-10
#49H6612IntroducedSame as 21H-5178 --Continues all provisions of expired firefighters' collective bargaining agreements until a successor agreement is reached between the parties or an interest arbitration award is rendered.
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2022-01-06
#50H6641IntroducedSame as 21H-5090 --Allows a person who has been convicted on the basis, in whole or in part, on scientific evidence that has been found or otherwise determined to be discredited by the scientific community, eligible to seek post-conviction relief.
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2022-01-06
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