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RIS0168EngrossRequires an escrow agent to release monies held in an escrow account within ten (10) calendar days of receipt of a written release and instructions signed by all parties to a failed real estate transaction.
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2017-02-17
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RIH5554IntroProvides that no person shall knowingly purchase or otherwise obtain a firearm on behalf of or transfer to a person who the transferor knows or reasonably should know is prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm under federal or state law.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5544IntroCodifies the public corruption and white collar crime unit within the Department of Attorney General.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5541IntroClarifies 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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2017-02-16
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RIH5553IntroAllows for incarceration of an individual to be taken into consideration for the purposes of a motion to modify a child support order.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5555IntroEstablishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5556IntroRequires the best interest of a domestic animal to be considered in awarding possession to a party to the action.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5552IntroMakes it civil violation for commercial property owners to allow storm water runoff to flood, erode or otherwise damage abutting property. Violations of this section would be punishable by a civil fine and order of restitution.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5548IntroCreates a new criminal offense of driving under the influence resulting in physical injury.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5543IntroProhibits unauthorized access to confidential information from a computer, computer program, computer system, or computer network.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5545IntroHouse 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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2017-02-16
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RIH5550IntroCreates the Student Journalists' Freedom of Expression Act protecting student journalists' right to exercise freedom of speech in school-sponsored media.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5546IntroDirects the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5547IntroRequires all minors in possession of a firearm, with or without a permit, be in the presence of a parent or guardian or supervising adult at all times.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5542IntroChanges newspaper notice publication requirements and grants defaulting unit owner rights of post-sale notice and rights of redemption.
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2017-02-16
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RIH5551IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana (creates A 15 Member Commission To Review And Make Recommendations On The Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana, And Who Would Report Back To The Genera...
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2017-02-16
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RIH5549IntroMakes persons with misdemeanor or felony convictions eligible for expungement of convictions, provided they had no violent felony, or multiple domestic violence convictions. Eligibility 10 – 20 years respectively from completion of last sentence.
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2017-02-16
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RIS0225EngrossAllows the Honorable Henry F. Winthrop to join Grace Gould Lender and Stephen Bradford Turcotte in marriage on or about March 11, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5515IntroCreates standards for responding to immigration detainees for the law enforcement officials' transportation of inmates, who are the subject of immigration detainers or administrative warrants.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5520IntroDecriminalizes second, third and subsequent violations of §31-27-2.1 in cases of refusal to submit to a blood test in light of recent precedent but would also set forth new civil penalties for second, third and subsequent violations.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5204IntroMakes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law revision Office. Article I of the act includes the statutory construction bill. Article II of the act contains reenactments of selected general laws...
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2017-02-15
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RIH5512IntroRequires the attorney general to, within ninety (90) days of a complaint alleging a violation of the open meetings law, file a report detailing the results of the investigation into that complaint. The report would be deemed a public record.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5521IntroComprehensively regulates the use of unmanned aerial vehicles and the use of any information that they may generate.
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2017-02-15
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RIS0228EngrossAllows the Honorable Henry F. Winthrop to join Beatrice Francoise Recher and Wayne Edward McLead in marriage on or about July 1, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIS0171EngrossAllows Matthew Nahmias to join Lauren Langwith and Matthew Lanuto in marriage on or about July 1, 2017, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5509IntroAllows the Honorable Julia L. Aurigemma to join Kathryn Abbott DeNapoli and James Michael Mathews in marriage on or about May 20, 2017, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIS0221EngrossAllows Jody Zambero to join Erin Dayton and Michael Bono in marriage on or about June 24, 2017, within the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5517IntroMore than one ounce of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of fentanyl as a controlled substance illegal to possess, manufacture, sell or deliver.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5519IntroProvides for Rhode Island's adoption of the Atlantic Time Zone if and when Massachusetts does so.
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2017-02-15
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RIS0227EngrossAllows the Honorable Irwin M. Rosen to join Christina Rose Dooling and Eric Paul Hediger in marriage on or about August 26, 2017, within the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5516IntroRequires the sealing of an application for a search warrant unless the court issuing the warrant issues an order granting relief from the seal.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5340IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effects Of Enacting A Line Item Veto, Potential Rhode Island Constitutional Amendments For A Governor Runoff, And Requirements For The Election Of The Governor And Lt. Governor A...
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2017-02-15
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RIS0182EngrossAllows Thomas S. Kaplanes to join Autumn Yeo and Timothy Stauffer in marriage on or about June 24, 2017, within the Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5216IntroCreates the joint committee of the repealer in the general assembly.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5510IntroLimits access to firearms when an individual is under certain types of domestic restraining orders or protective orders issued or renewed on or after July 1, 2017.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5518IntroAllows for the issuance of a court order to secure cell phone location information and changes the notice requirements needed to be provided for that type if court orders.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5513IntroJoint Resolution To Approve, Publish And Submit To The Electors--a Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State (majority Vote Requirement Through Instant Runoff Voting For General Officers And General Assembly Members' Election) (requir...
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2017-02-15
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RIH5522IntroPermits tenants of multi-unit residences to terminate their lease agreements if no action is taken to remedy the presence of secondhand smoke.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5339IntroSubjects the state board of elections to the provisions of the administrative procedures act.
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2017-02-15
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RIH5264IntroIncreases penalties for damages to electric and communication lines from three thousand dollars ($3,000) to fifty thousand dollars ($50,000); imprisonment from two (2) years to ten (10) years, or both and requires restitution for economic harm.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5260IntroAdds police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians to the class of protected people included in the hate crimes sentencing act.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5208IntroProvides for the death penalty in situations where first responders are murdered by way of ambush.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5187IntroRequires that cities and towns comply with certain procedures when prosecuting defendants such as the right to counsel, and amends the penalties imposed for ordinance violations.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5215IntroProvides for termination of all parental rights of any person convicted of sexual assault which results in the birth of a child.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5304IntroProhibits a person from electronically disseminating visual images of another engaged in sexually explicit conduct or the intimate parts of another.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5300IntroCreates the "Uniform Act on the Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking" which would establish penalties and remedies for human trafficking.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5213IntroRequires 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
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RIH5206IntroUpon defendant's violation of terms of bail, the amount forfeited by court is limited to 10% of surety deposited.
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2017-02-14
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RIH5342IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Restorative Practices/restorative Justice (creates A 17 Member Special Legislative Study Commission To Study And Make Recommendations On Restorative Practices/restorative Justice In ...
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2017-02-14
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RIH5261IntroEliminates the statute of limitations for second-degree sexual assault.
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2017-02-14
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