Rhode Island Senator Ana Quezada [D]

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RIS0990PassExempts any proposed retailers' Class B license to be located at 671 Broadway Street, Plat 35, Lot 566 in the city of Providence from the two hundred feet (200') requirement from schools or places of worship.
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0305PassProvides conditions to lawfully permit a state employee to be employed as an interpreter or a CART provider outside of the normal working hours.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0608PassAllows 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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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0291PassRequires pharmacies display warning notice regarding use of opioids/schedule II controlled substances compiled by DOH relating to overuse/misuse/mixing with other drugs/alcohol effective 9/1/19.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0260PassExempts natural hair braiders from licensing requirements for hairdressers or cosmeticians, defines natural hair braiding and imposes fines for violations.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0869PassAllows teachers to obtain certification as a principal in an expedited period of time.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0315PassStatute of limitation for childhood sex abuse claims extended to 35 years.
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2019-07-01
Signed by Governor
RIS0109PassProvides that any minority business enterprise that is certified under the Federal Small Business Act shall be deemed certified by the department of administration as a minority business enterprise.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0474PassAllows 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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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0611PassProvides that a voter may use proof of identity which expired no more than six (6) months prior to voting.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0678IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2019-06-28
To House Finance Committee
RIS0540EngrossAmends the registration requirements for persons who transact business using a trade name.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0710IntroProvides that fifty dollars ($50.00) of the filing fee paid to the HUD-approved agency for the mediation conference involving the mortgagee and mortgagor, shall be paid to the Rhode Island Legal Services.
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2019-06-27
To House Finance Committee
RIS0941EngrossRequires the department of education to create a model policy/timeline to assist school districts in implementing a dual language immersion program. This model policy and timeline would be sent to the president of the senate and the speaker of the ho...
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2019-06-27
To House Finance 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
RIS1027PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Jose AlemÁn On His Retirement From The Providence School Department After Thirty-five Years Of Distinguished And Exemplary Service As An Educator
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2019-06-27
Senate read and passed
RIS0867IntroEstablishes a procedure for the certification of provisional educators.
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2019-06-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0985IntroEnables the city of Providence to adopt a homestead tax exemption. The value of the $350,000 would receive a homestead exemption of 40% of value while the remaining value would receive a homestead exemption of 28% of value.
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2019-06-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0866IntroEstablishes testing requirements for initial certification of new teachers on or after July 1, 2021.
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2019-06-25
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0254IntroRequires the ODEO to create and for all state and municipal employees to receive annual training in cultural competency.
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2019-06-21
To House Labor Committee
RIS0198EngrossEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0653EngrossEstablishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2019-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0657EngrossMandates that the state seal of biliteracy be awarded by the commissioner beginning with the class of 2020 and a report be given to the general assembly no later than 8/1/20 of students who have been awarded a state seal of biliteracy.
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2019-06-19
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0816IntroEstablishes office of adult education literarcy/employment advisory committee within GWBRI for adult education and literacy services/repeals adult education act and aid for evening schools eff. 12/1/19.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0987PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2019
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2019-06-19
Senate read and passed
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
RIS0127IntroImposes 1% state tax on sale of hookah tobacco/vaping devices, accessories/supplies/replacement parts & 1% local hookah tobacco/vaping devices tax to be used by cities/towns for education of persons of the dangers of hookah tobacco/vaping device usag...
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0208IntroAuthorizes cities and towns to tax real and/or personal property owned, leased or operated in whole or in part by any nonprofit institution of higher education or nonprofit hospital currently exempt by charter, general, or public law.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0416IntroRequires free lunches to be provided for all elementary and secondary students attending public schools, to the extent state and federal funds are available.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0418IntroCreates a tax on sugary drinks and creates a dedicated revenue source for programs designed to benefit public health.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0029EngrossRaises the juror's fees for each day's attendance on the superior court from $15.00 per day to $25.00 per day commencing July 1, 2020, and increase to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2021 and thereafter.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance 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
RIS0908IntroEstablishes the commuter transportation benefit act. Employers with twenty (20) or more employees would provide a pre-tax transportation fringe benefit program or provide transportation to the employees.
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2019-06-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS0967PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Allen R. "al" Southwick
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2019-06-12
Senate read and passed
RIS0128IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $100,000 To Year Up Providence (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) To Year Up Providence.)
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0021IntroAdds three (3) new income tax brackets for purposes of Rhode Island state income taxation.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance 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
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
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0960IntroExpands certain rights of persons with developmental disabilities.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0542IntroFurnishes financial support for planning/implementation of effective community schools that would provide students with equitable access to high-quality education.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0656IntroCreates the Rhode Island Early Childhood Innovation Act whereby the department of human services shall establish a childhood innovation fund to create programs to close the achievement gap that currently exists for at-risk children entering kindergar...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0829IntroSenate Resolution Denouncing And Opposing White Nationalist And Neo-nazi Groups
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2019-06-05
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0935IntroAmends definition of educational institutions and defines neighborhood. Prohibits level 3 sex offender from living within 1500 feet from schools, prohibits level 3 offender from moving back to neighborhood where offense was committed.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0927IntroProvides students attending public schools enrolled in grades K-12 with a student's bill of rights prohibiting discrimination based on race, sex, gender, economic status or mental, physical, developmental or sensory disabilities.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0929IntroMandates blood testing services coverage by accident/sickness/nonprofit hospital/nonprofit medical service corporation/HMOs effective 1/1/20.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0930IntroIncreases the state board of pharmacy from nine (9) to eleven (11) members by adding two (2) pharmacy technicians.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0756IntroRequires the board of education to develop and implement a 5 year plan to improve student performance in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math and increase the number of postsecondary degrees awarded in STEAM fields on or before 2/1/20.
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2019-05-29
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0282IntroExpands the tiered-rate structure for childcare assistance program to meet federal benchmark for access to high-quality childcare for all age groups of children.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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