Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee

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RIS0595IntroProvides that gun dealers on a monthly basis shall report a summary of all gun sales and transfers to the Rhode Island state police.
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2019-05-25
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0591IntroMakes changes to the membership of the energy facilities siting board by increasing the size of the board from three (3) to seven (7) members for certain applications, and also imposes additional requirements on applicants for energy facilities.
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2019-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0074IntroEnacts a ten (10) year statute of limitations on any assessment of tax due and payable or commencement of any collection action for any tax due and payable by the tax administrator for certain taxes.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0453IntroRequires initial, biennial, and continuing education in land use law and planning for local planning, zoning, or historic board and commission members.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0468IntroIncludes the general assembly elections in the risk-limiting audits within the jurisdiction of the board of elections.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0598IntroForbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement; or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct as a condition of employment.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0474IntroAllows local boards of canvassers to combine voting districts in special elections for approval/rejection of questions or when no officials will be elected or in primary elections only with board of election approval.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0331IntroProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0323IntroPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0233IntroExempts 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0476IntroExpands 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0785IntroProvides no person may use wireless handset/personal wireless device for texting while driving.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0590IntroRequires an owner or developer of a project valued at or above $5,000,000 or more to attest by sworn affidavit that the properties have no outstanding liens and to file a surety bond conditioned upon payment for labor and materials of the project.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0829IntroSenate Resolution Denouncing And Opposing White Nationalist And Neo-nazi Groups
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0483IntroRequires the child advocate to review case records of fatalities or near fatalities when there is abuse or neglect present and the family had prior department contacts.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0777IntroAmends certain campaign contribution and expenditure reporting requirements and would provide for forfeiture of campaign contributions upon a conviction or plea of nolo contendere to specified felony crimes relating to public office.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0315IntroStatute of limitation for childhood sex abuse claims extended to 35 years.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0223IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island program to address Alzheimer's disease and would also create a thirteen (13) member advisory council. This act would also establish a training requirement for medical professionals.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0606IntroClassifies all vehicles used by the department of corrections in the performance official duties as authorized emergency vehicles.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0610IntroCreates 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0334IntroRequires that any use of a premises for marijuana cultivation be disclosed in any real estate transaction.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0158IntroRequires that penalties or restitution payments for larceny or campaign expenditure reporting violations be deposited into the general fund.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0500IntroExtends monitoring of hospital conversions from 3 to 5 years/increases fine for violations from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000/simplifies judicial review.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0225IntroExpands family court jurisdiction to enter protective orders to provide for the safety and welfare of household pets in domestic abuse situations.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0499IntroMakes 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0781IntroReduces the number of infractions for a person to be considered a "toll violator" from twenty (20) to ten (10). The act also reduces the number of infractions for a person to be considered a "toll evader" from one hundred (100) to twenty (20).
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0335IntroAuthorizes detectives, and any rank above, in the town of North Kingstown police department to sign written complaints, under oath, for the issuance of search warrants.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0709IntroMakes sweeping changes to the motor vehicles laws by repealing the many sections that require the filing of security or bond with the DMV following a motor vehicle accident.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0027IntroRepeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0611IntroProvides that a voter may use proof of identity which expired no more than six (6) months prior to voting.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0164IntroPenalizes 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0702IntroPrecludes the disability of a parent from serving as a basis for denial or restriction in matters involving a child's welfare, foster care, family law, guardianship and adoption.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 28]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0459IntroUpdates the language required to be given by police officers when responding to domestic abuse calls.
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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0496IntroProhibits 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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2019-05-23
[Hearing: May 30]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5459EngrossAuthorizes the governor and the reciprocity board to enter into motor vehicle and disability parking reciprocity agreements with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5536IntroProvides that law enforcement personnel, emergency medical personnel, and agencies participating in the HOPE initiative be exempt from civil liability or criminal prosecution as a result of administering opioid antagonists.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0903IntroAllows Robert Paul Hasenstab to join Lyndsie Martha Andrade and Christopher Drew Chamberlin in marriage on or about October 13, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6048EngrossAllows Arnold Haskins Campbell, Esq., to join Alexandra Campbell Swoyer and Jeffrey Michael Carbone in marriage on or about August 9, 2019, within the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0906IntroExtends the required air quality monitoring program at T.F. Green International Airport for two years to July 31, 2021.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5701EngrossExtends the effective date of Chapters 157 and 259 of the 2018 Public Laws from July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020 in regards to Chapter 11-37.1 ("Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification").
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0902IntroAllows John Pinkos to join Jessica Cobb and Alden Gordon in marriage on or about August 3, 2019, within the Town of Bristol, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0900IntroAllows Charlotte Porter to join Samantha Cole and William Lyons in marriage on or about August 10, 2019, within the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0905IntroAllows the Honorable Joseph I. Macy to join Vanessa A. Coelho and Michael Travis Kissane in marriage on or about October 6, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0904IntroAllows Laura Zaniol to join Karen B. Correia and Elden C. DaSilva in marriage on or about September 6, 2019, within the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0901IntroAuthorizes the Exeter town sergeant or designees to conduct division of motor vehicles vehicle identifying number and odometer inspections.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5233EngrossRequires the driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction to use a directional signal and repeals the requirement that such signal be audible.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6093EngrossAllows James Frank Duryea, II, to join Katherine Harris Adams and Edward Joseph Donovan, Jr., in marriage on or about September 28, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5986EngrossPermits, in certain circumstances, the publication, or broadcast of the likeness of an elected official on an official government website with 120 days preceding an election.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH6047EngrossAllows Calden B. Collins to join Alyssa Beth Collins and Joshua Ernest Rogers in marriage on or about November 30, 2019, within the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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