Bills Pending Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee

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RIH5697IntroProvides that planning board votes for approval requires a majority vote of the members present at the time of the vote.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0778IntroAmends the towing storage act and clarifies issues related to the towing and storage of vehicles. Non-certified towers must have “Not for hire” lettered on their vehicle and provides increased fine and penalties for violators.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5696IntroProvides that a quorum of the zoning board of review shall be a majority of members authorized to vote which may include alternate members.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5705IntroAmends the towing storage act and clarifies issues related to the towing and storage of vehicles. Non-certified towers must have “Not for hire” lettered on their vehicle and provides increased fine and penalties for violators.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5884IntroProvides that a person twenty-one (21) years of age or older may purchase or possess a stun gun, and makes it a felony to use a stun gun in certain circumstances.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0933IntroThis act would, upon its own motion or upon request of a parolee, enable the parole board to terminate a parolee's supervision and legal custody order. Prisoners with a life sentence for first and second degree murder are excluded.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0934EngrossAuthorizes the town council of the town of South Kingstown to create a municipal court and housing court and defines the respective jurisdiction of those two courts.
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2019-06-27
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RIS0540EngrossAmends the registration requirements for persons who transact business using a trade name.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0780EngrossEliminates the marital sexual assault exception when a victim is incapacitated, disabled, or helpless.
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2019-06-27
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RIS0028EngrossRepeals the requirement that law enforcement officers issue only warnings of the risks to persons leaving a child under the age of seven (7) unattended in a motor vehicle.
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2019-06-27
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RIS0610EngrossCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past criminal contacts' convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government issued license.
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2019-06-27
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RIS0834IntroRequires all state departments cooperate with judicial nominating commission, provide any information that might assist in judicial selection. Requires DOA provide secure office space on state property. Requires written minutes of all commission meet...
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2019-06-27
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RIS0970IntroFor motor vehicle alcohol-related offense blood/urine testing and ignition interlock system may be ordered.
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2019-06-27
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RIS0959IntroElectric distribution company to provide actual cost of interconnection. Amendments to ESB only with PUC approval and 30 days' notice.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0463IntroAllows damages recovery for emotional stress, grief, loss of enjoyment of life resulting from wrongful death of a spouse, parent, child to all pending future claims.
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2019-06-27
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RIS0338EngrossExcludes the possession of buprenorphine from those controlled substances that can result in criminal penalties.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6255IntroReduces the minimum reporting campaign contribution amount that needs to be reported to the board of elections from over $100 to $25.00 for purposes of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting and the Ballot Question Advocacy and Reporting A...
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2019-06-25
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RIH6224IntroMakes it a felony to isolate an elder or dependent adult and would expand the persons entitled to notice when a guardianship or conservatorship petition is filed in the probate court for dependents or elderly adults.
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2019-06-18
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RIS0238IntroImposes $250 substance abuse education assessment for conviction of driving under the influence or a violation for refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. Funds would be allocated to BHDDH and used to fund substance abuse programs.
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2019-06-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0077IntroExpands drug awareness programs to high schools, directs funding from certain civil fines and mandates establishment of criteria for funding.
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2019-06-14
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RIS0365EngrossMakes the owner of any vehicle not inspected as required by §§ 31-38-3 or 31-38-4 responsible for any fines or penalties imposed as a result of non-inspection and would prohibit any law enforcement officer from citing the operator of said vehicle.
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2019-06-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0086EngrossAllows jurors to donate their juror fees to the state. Any such donation would be deposited into the general fund.
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2019-06-12
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0468EngrossIncludes the general assembly elections in the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2019-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0789IntroRepeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a more comprehensive parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.
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2019-06-07
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RIS0496EngrossProhibits any questioning of a juvenile who is suspected of delinquent or criminal behavior, unless the parent of guardian of the juvenile is present, or unless an attorney is present or the juvenile and their parents have waived their presence.
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2019-06-07
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RIS0084IntroProhibits the manufacturing, importation, sale, shipment, delivery, possession, or transfer of any firearm that is undetectable by metal detectors commonly used at airports and public buildings including 3D printed firearms as defined herein.
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2019-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0331EngrossProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2019-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0323EngrossPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2019-06-06
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RIS0476EngrossExpands jurisdiction of the family court related to custody or guardianship of immigrant children to include immigrant persons between 18 years and 21 years of age for purposes of abuse and neglect determinations in accordance with federal law.
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2019-06-06
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RIS0164EngrossPenalizes a motorist for two (2) separate violations if they are driving an unregistered motor vehicle and without insurance or proof of insurance.
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2019-06-06
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RIS0233EngrossExempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.
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2019-06-05
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RIH5925IntroProvides that lists of registered voters be made available to the general public by the secretary of state, and would repeal the requirement that the request be made under oath.
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2019-06-04
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RIH6090IntroChanges the name of the drug court magistrate to the "Rhode Island Superior Court adult drug/recovery court magistrate and changes the name of the court to the "Rhode Island Superior Court adult drug/recovery court".
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2019-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6150IntroAllows a judge to impose blood or urine testing and the use of an ignition interlock system upon persons seeking a conditional hardship license.
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2019-06-04
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RIH6113IntroPermits division of motor vehicles to issue probationary operator’s licenses to those who had their licenses suspended, under certain conditions and for reasons of extreme hardship. Offenses involving alcohol, injury or death would be ineligible.
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2019-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6103IntroThis act would, upon its own motion or upon request of a parolee, enable the parole board to terminate a parolee's supervision and legal custody order. Prisoners with a life sentence for first and second degree murder are excluded.
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2019-05-14
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RIH6089IntroProvides requirements for attorney client's records and file retention.
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2019-05-14
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RIH6065IntroAmends the conditions of bail and recognizance to permit the release of a person charged with a misdemeanor without financial conditions.
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2019-05-14
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RIH6066IntroEntitles that past criminal misdemeanors and felonies for possession of marijuana may be expunged.
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6054IntroAllows a motor vehicle repair shop owner to sell, at a commercially recordable sale, a customer's vehicle if they fail to pay over thirty (30) days of properly charged storage fees.
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2019-05-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6053IntroEstablishes public records program managed by administrator/state archivist for custody/disposal of state records assisted by 17 member advisory commission with civil penalties for violations.
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2019-05-07
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RIH6044IntroRemoves the exemption that allows elected officials to appear on a Rhode Island PBS Foundation television station program one hundred and twenty (120) days before any election in which they are a candidate.
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2019-05-07
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RIH5975IntroIncreases the penalties for a first offense of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death to a minimum five (5) years in incarceration, a minimum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) and a minimum license revocation of five (5) years.
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2019-04-30
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5768IntroProhibits the purchase, sale, offer for sale or possession with intent to sell covered animal parts or products and provide for penalties for violation ranging from misdemeanor to felony upon conviction.
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2019-04-30
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5354IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Health And Safety Impact Of Revising Commercial Sexual Activity Laws (creates A Twelve (12) Member Commission To Study The Health And Safety Impact Of Revising Commercial Sexual ...
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2019-04-30
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5822IntroCreates a custody procedure for pets in divorce and separation proceedings based on the best interests of the animal.
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2019-04-30
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0346EngrossCreates joint committee to compile suggestions for repeal of statutes, regulations, and executive orders.
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2019-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5715IntroRemoves the requirement that party primary voters automatically change their party affiliation to that party and reduces from 90 to 30 days the time before an election that a non-candidate can change their affiliation.
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2019-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6006IntroRequires all candidates to file the same number of campaign finance reports, all due at the same times, whether or not they have a contested primary election.
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2019-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6007IntroRequires training for police officers and trainees to more accurately identify complaints involving persons with cognitive or communication-related disabilities.
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2019-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
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