Rhode Island Senator Frank Ciccone [D]

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RIS0078EnrollAllows a person to make satisfactory arrangements for the payment of motor vehicle fines or costs, and would permit a person to request an ability to pay hearing before a license is suspended for failure to pay such fines or costs.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0074IntroEnacts two 10 year statute of limitations on two separate tax functions.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0274IntroAllows state employees and correctional officers who have served under both pension systems to combine their service time earned from each job.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
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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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0586EnrollEliminates division of planning from evaluation process of future state prop. leases. Eliminates requirement of notice to local planning board's planning program of hearings and zoning changes.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0728EnrollAllows a provisional employee in classified service, who has satisfactorily served in their position for more than five (5) consecutive years, to be deemed qualified to be awarded permanent status in that position, without the need of examination.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0782EnrollCodifies the lawful procedure for a bicyclist to follow when complying with traffic control signals.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0840EnrollTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of 61 Pilsudski St., Llc
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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
RIS0912EnrollExempts persons hosting state-operated video lottery games and state-operated casino gaming from the requirement that they construct and maintain bulletproof glass and steel partitions at check cashing stations, transaction windows, and/or similar ar...
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0951IntroReplaces two (2) employees from the department of health with one municipal official and would add one practicing, licensed emergency medical technician to serve on the ambulance service coordinating advisory board.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0990EnrollExempts 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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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0998PassAllows Paul Edward Boyd Gruhn to join Sarah Elizabeth Tompkins and Phillip James Chauvin in marriage on or about October 27, 2019, within the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
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2019-07-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS1000IntroProvides that employers who permit employees to report to work shall pay the employee for not less than 3 hours wages if 3 hours work does not exist. Exceptions for agreed shifts of less than 3 hours and for employee students of a college.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0027PassRepeals 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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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0292PassEstablishes procedures regulating the delegation of non-ablative laser hair removal treatments.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0712PassClarifies the rights and options of government employees who decide not to join their employer's exclusive bargaining unit.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0699PassPet shops shall provide records to DEM including breeder info, health cert., license and inspection information for each dog or cat offered for sale.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0872PassNames the URI College of Engineering Building as the "Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering."
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0225PassExpands 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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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0431PassRequires 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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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS1041PassSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Merits And Feasibility Of A Pyrolysis Or Gasification Facility In The State Of Rhode Island (creates A 7 Member Commission To Study Of The Merits And Feasibility Of A Pyrolysis ...
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2019-06-28
Senate read and passed
RIS0774IntroAuthorizes physical therapists to order diagnostic imaging (x-rays). Authority sunsets December 31, 2021.
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2019-06-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare 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
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
RIS0345EngrossProhibits the inclusion of noncompete agreements in broadcast industry employment contracts that are entered into after January 1, 2020.
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2019-06-26
To House Labor Committee
RIS0817EngrossAuthorizes a licensed physical therapist to perform physical therapy services to a student while in school without a prescription or referral, in accordance with the student's IEP or IFSP.
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2019-06-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0890EngrossRequires that only certified nurses-teachers may be employed as school nurses in elementary and secondary schools.
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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
RIS0198EngrossEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2019-06-19
To House Finance Committee
RIS0727EngrossAllows the holder of a valid master mechanical trade license to perform repair or renovation work on certain large air conditioning equipment but must subcontract the work if it includes new construction.
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2019-06-19
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0983PassSenate Resolution Honoring Colonel Thomas F. Lee On The Occasion Of His Retirement As Police Chief Of The Portsmouth Police Department
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2019-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS0054EngrossAdds urns and shrouds, prayer cards and other items customarily sold or provided by a funeral director to those funeral items which are already exempt from sales and use taxes.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0740EngrossEntitles correctional officers with twenty-five (25) years of service and who are at least fifty-five (55) years of age to receive a non-Medicare-eligible retiree health care insurance benefit.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance 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
RIS0493IntroAmends the Deceptive Trade Practices Act to clarify the law's exemptions, enable individuals subject to unfair or deceptive acts/practices to recover increased damages/permit the attorney general to seek civil penalties for initial violations of the ...
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2019-06-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0803IntroEstablishes special economic development districts.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance 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
RIS0590EngrossRequires 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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2019-06-07
To House 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
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
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
RIS0925PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Thanking Louis J. Spremulli For His Nearly Thirty Years Of Devoted And Exemplary Service To The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0813PassAllows David Allan Holley to join Mikayla Farrell and Joshua Culpo in marriage on or about September 21, 2019, within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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2019-05-29
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0911IntroProvides that licensed video-lottery retailers may extend credit of up to one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) per player from the current limit of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) per player.
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2019-05-29
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs 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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2019-05-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0895IntroProvides that pharmacists shall disclose lesser price drug substitutions unless directed otherwise by the doctor. Exempts pharmacists automatically charging the lowest available price.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS0894IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $140,000 To Urban Ventures
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0888IntroAllows small loan lenders to charge fees on loans up to $5,000 provided the fees are disclosed and agreed to in written instrument signed by borrower and licensee.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
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