Rhode Island Senator Donna Nesselbush [D] | Bills

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RIS0305EnrollProvides 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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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0309EnrollAdds six members to the commission on traumatic brain injuries.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0433IntroProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0409IntroRequires private/public schools provide/maintain opioid antagonists on-site including elementary schools.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0909EnrollProvides 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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2019-07-11
Transmitted to 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
RIS0146IntroProtects people with health insurance from surprise medical bills for emergency and other services by requiring a non-participating health care provider to bill an insured party only for a co-payment, or deductible.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0602IntroEstablishes procedures for the Courts to establish non-monetary bail for pretrial release of detainees who are deemed eligible following an investigation and report submitted by the pretrial services unit utilizing the risk assessment tool.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0145IntroRequires nonprofit dental service plan providers to provide notice of any changes relating to coverage to all plan purchasers purchasing dental services for employees under a group or individual policy.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0378IntroAuthorizes the painting of a portrait of the president of the senate to be hung in the state house.
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2019-04-03
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS0207IntroApplies a tax to moderate-income housing equal to eight percent (8%) of the property's previous years' gross scheduled rental income.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0285IntroIncreases the state's share to support local public library services in distressed communities, by an amount equal to the amount paid by the distressed city or town into the ocean state libraries (OSL) annual assessment charges.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0498IntroProvides that the rules and regulations pertaining to the unauthorized practice of law committee would be approved and promulgated by the supreme court.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0466IntroExempts certain housing developments financed with low income tax credits from the real estate conveyance tax.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0026IntroRequires insurance coverage for at least ninety (90) days of residential or inpatient services for mental health and/or substance-use disorders for American Society of Addiction Medicine levels of care 3.1 and 3.3.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0326IntroRequires that on all primaries, the candidate's names would be listed in an order chosen by lot under the direction of the secretary of state.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0312IntroAmends several sections of the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991 with the intent of preserving neighborhood character and promoting smart growth.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0457IntroCreates 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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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0317IntroEstablishes criteria for the criminal offense of sexual assault when the victim is in the custody of a peace officer. Provides that a person convicted of custodial sexual assault would face imprisonment for not more than 3 years.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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