Bills Pending Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee

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RIH6112IntroRequires state departments, agencies to promulgate rules and regulations prior to the first day of the next legislative session after passage with general assembly oversight committees to keep public record of same.
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2019-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6114IntroRequires that all persons seeking appointment as a limited guardian or guardian pursuant to chapter 15 of title 33 ("Limited Guardianships and Guardianship of Adults") be required to undergo a criminal background check.
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2019-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6115IntroThis act makes a number of technical amendments to the general laws, prepared at the recommendation of the Law Revision Office. Article I contains the reenactment of title 5 of the general laws. Article II includes the statutory construction provisio...
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2019-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2019-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6102IntroAn insurer found in violation of the unfair claims settlement practices act can be liable for three (3) times the amount of damages.
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2019-05-14
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
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2019-05-14
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RIH6091IntroProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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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
To House Judiciary Committee
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
RIH6101IntroAmends and expands the definitions of unfair claims practices committed by insurers with regard to physical inspection, performance of appraisals, retail valuation and total loss notification to owner.
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0431IntroRequires all defined pension plans not covered by ERISA having 200 or more members comply with ERISA's annual reporting provisions, excluding government plans.
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2019-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0494EngrossProvides that a release by one claimant relative to claims relating to the Field Entertainment/Ringling Brothers Circus accident of 5/4/14 would not discharge other joint tortfeasors.
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2019-05-08
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6043IntroProvides special protection to public safety canines and horses that are intentionally or maliciously subjected to cruelty, injuries, or death, by increasing the potential criminal and civil penalties for the offenders.
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2019-05-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0691IntroExpands the definition of "family member" for purposes of zoning ordinances.
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2019-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
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
RIH5884IntroMakes the possession and ownership of stun guns legal.
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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
RIH5764IntroSets an earlier deadline for the filing of declaration of candidacy and nomination papers while also moving the party primary from September to August.
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2019-04-24
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
RIH5984IntroAdds Rhode Island certified state constables to the definition of peace officer.
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2019-04-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5863IntroCreates 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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2019-04-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5987IntroCriminalizes accessing the user account of another person without consent for the purpose of viewing or using information maintained on any electronic database, website or account with each instance constituting a separate offense.
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2019-04-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5760IntroMakes the possession of schedule I through V controlled substances and possession of more than an ounce of marijuana misdemeanors punishable by up one year imprisonment and /or a five hundred dollar ($500) fine or both.
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2019-04-23
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RIH5985IntroProvides for minimum qualifications for court constable to include education, military, or law enforcement experience and drug and psychological screening.
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2019-04-23
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0342EngrossRequires all candidates for United States President and Vice President file copies of their last five (5) years of federal income tax returns with the state board of elections.
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2019-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0072EngrossProvides that a vehicle unlawfully parked in a properly marked "handicapped parking" space would be towed at the owner's expense.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5840IntroAmends provisions of the election laws relative to self-funding campaign contributions, the paperwork to be filed upon dissolution of a campaign account and liabilities imposed upon political action committee treasurers for late filings.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5974IntroAllows law enforcement officers to utilize mufflers, silencers, or other devices for muffling sound of firearm while acting within scope of official duties or while training as tactical teams and under supervision of police chief, colonel of state po...
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2019-04-10
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RIH5292IntroCreates a process for in-person early voting to be conducted at locations determined by local boards and approved by the state board and would amend provisions related to mail ballots.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5700IntroAllows voters to file state form designating party affiliation rather than in person and change affiliation within 30 days prior to primary election with local canvassing board.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5765IntroMandates that polls in all cities and towns except New Shoreham open at 7 am and provides time for receipt of ballots cast outside the US.
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2019-04-10
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RIH5753IntroAssigns financial responsibility for late filings of campaign finance reports to treasurer of committees and authorizes board of elections to institute civil action or refer matter to attorney general and authorizes candidates name kept off the ballo...
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2019-04-10
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RIH5864IntroAllows local boards of canvassers to combine voting districts in special elections for approval/rejection of questions or when officials will be elected or in primary elections only with board of election approval.
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2019-04-10
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RIH5726IntroCreates public funding for legislative candidates, would limit contributions of public funds for all candidates for governor, statewide office holders and legislators.
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2019-04-10
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RIH5709IntroAmends several election statutes to require votes received by declared write-in candidates to be reported, requires a declaration to be filed by candidates to be elected by write-in and considers ballots cast for no office to be "irregular ballots".
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5698IntroProvides that the state board of elections would be exempt from the "administrative procedures act" except for certain rule-making provisions of the "administrative procedures act".
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5712IntroPermits emergency mail ballots at any time prior to any election and would require that electors sign an electronic poll book containing a certificate of facts relating to the circumstances necessitating the emergency application.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5714IntroProvides that a voter may use proof of identity which expired no more than six (6) months prior to voting.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5758IntroAllows voters making a mark rather than signature to vote with proof of identity by affirming their mark to the electronic pollbook without need for an affidavit by election supervisors.
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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