Rhode Island Senator Donna Nesselbush [D] | Senate

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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
RIS0309PassAdds six members to the commission on traumatic brain injuries.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0433PassProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0409PassRequires private/public schools provide/maintain opioid antagonists on-site including elementary schools.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0909PassProvides employer pays any excess damages for an injured minor/clarifies liability of employer for violation of continuation of health care benefits for injured employee caused by employer/repeals obsolete/inapplicable workers' compensation laws.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0031PassEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0265PassRepeals requirement that persons between 16 and 21 who cannot speak, read or write English to attend classes until they learn (minimum 200 hours). Also repeals fines and institutional commitment for failure to take such classes.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0673PassAuthorizes state and local incremental tax revenues generated in the arts district, the growth center district and the ballpark district in the city of Pawtucket to be allocated to finance improvements in the districts.
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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
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
RIS0301IntroAuthorizes hospital medical staff to elect whether or not to participate in a maintenance of certification program, to elect medical specialty board to implement the program and prohibits insurers from denying reimbursement based solely on this elect...
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2019-06-27
Senate passed Sub A
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
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
RIS0899PassRequires that the purchasing board meeting agenda in the town of North Providence be sent to board members at least five (5) days before the meeting.
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2019-06-27
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0198EngrossEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance 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
RIS0668IntroProvides a tax credit for qualified investments in "opportunity zones" as defined by federal law and located in Rhode Island.
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2019-06-18
Committee recommends passage
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
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
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
RIS0966PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Pawtucket Schools Superintendent Ms. Patricia Dicenso On Her Retirement After An Exemplary Public Service Career
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2019-06-12
Senate read and passed
RIS0434IntroProvides for increases in the amount of foundation level school support that a community would receive, based upon a community's ability to meet and surpass its minimum low and moderate income housing requirements.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0958PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming May 19th Of 2019 As "greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-11
Senate read and passed
RIS0964PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating And Commemorating Pride Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-11
Senate read and passed
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
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
RIS0220IntroTax credit for opportunity zone in investment in Pawtucket
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2019-06-05
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0829IntroSenate Resolution Denouncing And Opposing White Nationalist And Neo-nazi Groups
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2019-06-05
Senate passed Sub A
RIS0926PassSenate Resolution In Recognition Of The National Housing Week Of Action From May 30 To June 5, 2019
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2019-05-30
Senate read and passed
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
RIS0671IntroEstablishes a Pawtucket-Central Falls station redevelopment district and provides that tax credits may be available for certain projects located in the district for an amount not to exceed 50% of the project cost.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0896IntroDirects the executive office of health and human services to adopt a Medicaid fee for services and reimbursement rate for non-emergency medical transportation service providers.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Health and Human Services 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
RIS0886PassSenate Resolution Thanking His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron Of America, For His Many Years Of Faithful And Selfless Service To The American Greek Orthodox Community And Wishing Him Well In His Retirement
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2019-05-22
Senate read and passed
RIS0894IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $140,000 To Urban Ventures
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0153IntroAllows the department of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege licenses and driving privilege permits to applicants unable to establish lawful presence in the United States.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0879PassSenate Resolution Recognizing Ricardo PatiÑo For His Many Years Of Service To The State Of Rhode Island And Congratulating Him On The Occasion Of His Retirement
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2019-05-16
Senate read and passed
RIS0456IntroPlaces limits on the terms that can be included in an agreement that settles a claim of sexual harassment, retaliation for reporting sexual harassment and stalking.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0858PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Raymond R. Coderre
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2019-05-07
Senate read and passed
RIS0313EngrossExempts from taxation real property acquired or leased by a railroad entity used in the boarding or disembarking of railroad passengers or supporting passenger railroad operations and services.
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2019-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIS0042IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution -- Right To An Adequate Education (if Approved, Requires The State To Ensure That All Students Have The Opportunity To Achieve At High L...
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2019-05-01
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0711PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Governor's Workforce Board To Work With The Rhode Island Department Of Labor And Training To Develop A Report On The Feasibility Of Expanding Non-trade Registered Apprenticeship Programs In Rhode Island
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2019-05-01
Senate read and passed
RIS0844PassSenate Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Dr. Catherine M. Shannon
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2019-05-01
Senate read and passed
RIS0815PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming April 30, 2019, As "the State Day Of The Cooperative" In Rhode Island
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2019-04-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0497IntroProvides for a process for married and unmarried parents, to complete adoption to confirm their parentage of children born into their relationships with mutual intent and through assisted reproduction.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0729IntroAllows for cities or towns to require local licensing of any person, firm or corporation, engaged in the general business of a tobacco retailer.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0025IntroCreates ombudsperson program for developmental disabilities attached to department of administration with ombudsperson selected by committee named by governor to advocate on behalf of affected adults.
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2019-04-23
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0784IntroPermits those other residents of a residential dwelling unit to extend the term of the rental agreement for a period not to exceed three (3) months after the death of the lessee.
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2019-04-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0243IntroAllows the owner of motor vehicles, which is between ten (10) and twenty (20) years old and cannot locate a title certificate obtain a registration certificate with the name of the current registered owner(s).
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2019-04-10
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
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