Rhode Island Representative John Edwards [D]

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RIH5066IntroAmend the civil penalty for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana.
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2015-04-24
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/29/2015)
RIH5131IntroProhibits electric distribution companies from charging an interconnecting renewable energy customer for upgrades that can be funded through rates assessed pursuant to an electric infrastructure, safety and reliability plan.
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2015-04-24
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/28/2015)
RIH6080IntroEstablishes a private employer IRA program allowing employees to contribute at least three percent (3%) of their payroll period wages with oversight by the state department of labor and training and the state investment commission.
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2015-04-24
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/30/2015)
RIH6098IntroAllows an attenuator truck to be left unattended during state construction and/or maintenance work, and would also remove the requirement that the operator of an attenuator truck be certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
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2015-04-17
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/28/2015)
RIH5246EngrossEnables the general assembly in grand committee to fill a vacancy in the office of the lieutenant governor.
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2015-04-16
RIH5998IntroValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Tiverton, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Tiverton on November 4, 2014.
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2015-04-16
Committee recommends passage
RIH6022IntroAppropriate public education made available to a disabled child until their twenty-first birthday or completion of program in which they are enrolled as of their twenty-first birthday.
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2015-04-15
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH6071IntroMakes available special motor vehicle registration plates for the Salt Water Anglers Association.
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2015-04-15
RIH6073IntroIncreases the maximum penalties for driving while intoxicated, death resulting, to life imprisonment.
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2015-04-15
RIH5764IntroProvides for review by the family court of property settlement agreements as they relate to pensions which may be unfair or inequitable by changes in law.
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2015-04-14
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5973EngrossAllows Norman Rogers to join Rebecca Choi and Charles Payne in marriage on or about October 9, 2015, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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2015-04-14
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
RIH5223IntroExempts a "licensed releasing agency" from the offense of abandoning cats.
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2015-04-10
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/29/2015)
RIH5506IntroSpecifies the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurse in various facilities.
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2015-04-10
RIH5893IntroAllows DBHDDH to receive medical/mental health records in abuse, neglect, mistreatment, exploitation cases of elderly, disabled residents without a release.
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2015-04-10
Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/29/2015)
RIH5044EngrossCreates an exemption from taxation for certain residential property developments which have not been completed or, not been sold and occupied.
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2015-04-09
RIH5082IntroPermits the town of Tiverton to be prospectively reimbursed at the forty percent (40%) floor on the housing aid share ratio on projects completed before June 30, 2010.
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2015-04-09
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5976IntroGradually eliminates the use of powerboats on Stafford Pond in Tiverton, except for rescue and water treatment plant personnel.
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2015-04-09
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH6012IntroExtends the expiration dates pertaining to approvals and permits and would apply to approvals and permits in effect on November 9, 2009 and those issued between November 9, 2009 and June 30, 2016, but would not revive any expired approval or permit.
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2015-04-09
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5709IntroIncludes the maintenance, servicing, and testing of certain electrical components within the purview of chapter and corrects and clarifies certain outdated language and increases the penalties for violations of this chapter.
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2015-04-08
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5708IntroDeclares non-competition agreements unenforceable unless integral to the sale of a business interest.
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2015-04-08
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5932IntroProvides for notice of mechanic liens either as incorporation into a contract, or a separate document within 10 days of commencement of work or delivery of materials.
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2015-04-08
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH6010IntroProhibits insurers from using credit ratings to underwrite or rate risks for casualty insurance.
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2015-04-08
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5219IntroRequires policies and plans issued by health insurers to cover abuse-deterrent drug formulations of opioid analgesics in the same manner in which the policies and plans cover non-abuse deterrent drugs formations.
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2015-04-07
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5752PassAmends the town of Tiverton's elderly low income tax exemption in order to provide a tax credit to more seniors and would give the town council flexibility in enacting future town ordinances on such tax credits.
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2015-04-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6031PassHouse Resolution Honoring Representative Raymond Gallison, Jr. On Being Named Chief Marshal Of The 2015 Bristol, Rhode Island, Fourth Of July Celebration
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2015-04-02
House read and passed
RIH5710IntroMakes the department of business regulation the exclusive government authority regarding the issuance of licenses to private and business establishments which permit the use of marijuana on their premises.
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2015-03-31
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5870IntroImposes graduated penalties for violation of contractors board rules and regulations.
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2015-03-31
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5542IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $750,000 For Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership (mep) (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $750,000 To The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership To Boost Rhode Island's Manufacturing I...
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2015-03-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5937IntroAuthorizes the department of labor and training to recover overpayments made due to fraud committed by a claimant to certain individuals.
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2015-03-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5614IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Ballot Integrity And Security (creates A 5 Member Study Commission To Study Ballot Integrity And Security, And Who Would Report Back To The House By March 3, 2016, And Would Expire O...
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2015-03-25
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5085IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study Motor Fuel Tax (creates An Eight (8) Member Special Legislative Study Commission Whose Purpose It Would Be To Study And Make Recommendations On The Elimination Of The Motor Fuel Tax....
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2015-03-24
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5968PassHouse Resolution Expressing Our Deepest Sympathies And Condolences On The Passing Of John P. O'connor, Esq.
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2015-03-24
House read and passed
RIH5967PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences To The Williamson Family On The Passing Of James A. Williamson, Jr.
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2015-03-24
House read and passed
RIH5073PassAllows Stephen C. Bailey to join Abigail Rachel Bailey and Michael Joseph Parker in marriage on or about August 10, 2015, within the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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2015-03-20
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5927IntroAuthorizes the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority to issue bonds in an amount of not more than $65,000,000.
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2015-03-19
RIH5465IntroReduces the time for filing a foreclosure deed from 15 days, and require mortgagees to file copies of foreclosure notices with city or town clerks and appoint an agent for service of process. Requires holders of vacant property to provide for mainten...
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2015-03-18
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5693IntroProhibits the use of containers, or food packaged in containers that contain bisphenol A.
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2015-03-18
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5692IntroProhibits the manufacture and sale of personal care products, over-the-counter drugs, microbeads and household cleansing products containing synthetic plastic microbeads or phosphorus gradually from July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2019.
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2015-03-18
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5691IntroProhibits the use of formaldehyde or formaldehyde replacements in certain children's products.
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2015-03-18
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5540IntroRestores the amount of education aid given to the towns of Middletown and Portsmouth to those amounts and levels in effect for the fiscal year prior to the implementation of the permanent foundation education aid formula.
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2015-03-17
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5890IntroAuthorizes DEM to lease state property for 40 years for public recreation or natural resource board industry.
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2015-03-13
RIH5080PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Loulou's Decor, Inc.
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2015-03-12
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5844PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Commending Brady Gulluscio Upon Achieving Scouting's Most Distinguished Honor, The Rank Of Eagle Scout
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2015-03-11
House read and passed
RIH5087IntroReduces the filing for limited liability partnerships to a flat fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) and the renewal fee to a flat fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).
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2015-03-10
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5289IntroEliminates the exemption from the maximum interest rate for loans over one million dollars ($1,000,000).
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2015-03-10
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5197IntroRequires the labeling of all raw and packaged food that is entirely or partially produced with genetic engineering, commencing January 1, 2016.
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2015-03-04
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5018IntroProhibits a recipient of direct cash assistance on electronic benefit cards from utilizing said card to purchase certain items.
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2015-03-03
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5141IntroExempts out-of-state food processors and wholesalers from the five hundred dollar ($500) fee charged to food processors and wholesalers by the department of health.
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2015-03-03
Committee postponed at request of sponsor (03/03/2015)
RIH5342IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Efficiency And Cost Of Snow Removal From State And Local Roads (creates A 5 Member Study Commission To Study The Efficacy And Fiscal Impact And Outlay From Snow Removal On State ...
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2015-03-03
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIH5320IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Actual And Potential Effects Of Ocean Acidification On Rhode Island (creates A Special Legislative Study Commission To Study And Report On Effects Of Ocean Acidification On Rhode...
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2015-02-26
Committee recommended measure be held for further study
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