Rhode Island Representative John Edwards [D]

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RIH5489IntroIncludes automobiles equipped with self-sealing tires to be exempt from having a spare tire and jack when sold.
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2017-02-23
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5555IntroEstablishes a system for the regulation and taxation for adult use and cultivation of marijuana.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5536IntroAmends 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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2017-02-16
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5568IntroAmends 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
To House Labor Committee
RIH5543IntroProhibits unauthorized access to confidential information from a computer, computer program, computer system, or computer network.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5216IntroCreates the joint committee of the repealer in the general assembly.
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2017-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5293IntroHouse Resolution Adopting Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2017 And 2018
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2017-02-15
House passed Sub A
RIH5487IntroRenders void/unenforceable motor transportation contract terms holding harmless indemnitee from or against its own negligence/intentional acts/omissions upon the effective date.
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2017-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5485IntroRequires TNC drivers maintain commercial automobile liability insurance 24/7 and to park no closer than two hundred feet (200') from marked taxi stands.
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2017-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5116EngrossProvides that a cause of action may be brought for encroachment upon open space land.
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2017-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5149IntroIncreases the expiration date for a person over seventy-five (75) years of age to the third year following issuance of a driver's license.
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2017-02-14
Committee recommends passage
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5290IntroIncludes within the licensing and certification process required by the board of electricians the maintenance of certain electrical components.
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2017-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5349IntroProvides that each individual person acting in violation of the plumbing laws shall constitute a separate offense to any person, firm, or corporation assessed a penalty for a violation of the plumbing laws.
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2017-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5440IntroDistinguishes the criminal penalties for violations of final order of contractors' registration board based on the amount of the monetary amount on the final orders with orders in excess of $5,000 deemed felonies and less than $5,000 deemed misdemean...
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2017-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5460IntroAllows cities, towns, and school districts to cease implementation of state mandates up to 50% of reimbursement shortfall.
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2017-02-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5447IntroEstablishes the Fetal Protection Act, establishing certain actions to unborn children as crimes.
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2017-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5448IntroRaises the age of children that can accompany a voter in the voter booth, from under the age of thirteen (13) years to under the age of eighteen (18) years.
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2017-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5278IntroIncludes licensed advanced practice registered nurses (APRN), certified in psychiatric/mental health, as qualified to certify the need for mental health treatment in certain patients.
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2017-02-08
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5412IntroPermit self-sealing tires as a substitute for a jack and spare for resale purposes.
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2017-02-08
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5427IntroExpands the "Green Buildings Act" to include public projects and updates the standards to include LEED for Neighborhood Development, and SITES.
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2017-02-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5416IntroRepeals §14-1-61 regarding payment of costs/expenses for certain complaints filed in family court, and chapter 4 of title 14, which established the O'Rourke Children's Center and regulated procedures relating to the placement of children at the cent...
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2017-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5417IntroIncreases the fines for failing to file a foreclosure deed.
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2017-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5433PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Welcoming His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., Vice President Of The Republic Of Liberia, On The Occasion Of His Visit To The State Of Rhode Island
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2017-02-08
House read and passed
RIH5259IntroIncreases the penalties and makes it a capital offense for convictions for driving while under the influence, resulting in death.
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2017-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5404PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The New England Patriots On Winning Super Bowl Li
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2017-02-07
House read and passed
RIH5408PassHouse 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
RIH5150IntroProvides exceptions to the texting while driving prohibition.
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2017-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5374IntroApproval and funding of drug awareness programs for minors placed with the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals.
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2017-02-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH5402IntroAdds alcohol and alcohol-related overdoses and possession or transportation of alcohol by an underage person, to the Good Samaritan Act.
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2017-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5398IntroMakes a violation using the passing lane on limited access highways when not passing another vehicle.
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2017-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5326IntroRequires that the sheltering and nourishment of dogs conform to the industry standards established by the Tufts Animal Care and Conditions Scale regarding outside sheltering, proper nourishment, sanitary conditions, and physical condition.
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2017-02-01
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5338PassHouse Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Jose M. Castro
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2017-02-01
House read and passed
RIH5336PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Burbelo Family On The Passing Of Gregory M. Burbelo, Md.
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2017-02-01
House read and passed
RIH5110IntroPermits expungement of any criminal conviction for an offense that has been decriminalized subsequent to the date of such conviction.
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2017-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5165IntroAuthorizes the appropriation of the sum of one million, two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($1,250,000) to the Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017.
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2017-01-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH5164IntroRepeals the sales tax on pet care services.
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2017-01-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH5136IntroPermits the town of Tiverton to be prospectively reimbursed at the forty percent (40%) floor of the housing aid share ratio on projects completed before June 30, 2010.
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2017-01-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH5138IntroExempts qualified plug-in electric drive vehicles from excise taxes.
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2017-01-18
To House Finance Committee
RIH5144PassHouse Resolution Honoring Joe Baker On The Occasion Of His Retirement From The Newport Daily News
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2017-01-18
House read and passed
RIH5100IntroDefines and regulates, and in some cases, prohibit dismemberment abortions.
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2017-01-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5078IntroChanges the period of time required for occupancy for transient lodging accommodations from 30 days to 6 days.
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2017-01-11
To House Finance Committee
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