Rhode Island Senator Gayle Goldin [D]

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RIS2824PassCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIS2907PassAllows The Honorable Steven R. DeToy to join Marishka Trew DeToy and William Bradford Ames in marriage on or about August 22, 2020, within the Town of Westerly, Rhode Island.
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIS2525IntroHave the health insurance commissioner adopt a uniform set of medical criteria for prior authorization and create required forms to be used by a health insurer, including telemedicine coverage.
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2799EngrossJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-06-18
To House Finance Committee
RIS2877PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Mr. Richard N. Harris, Msw, Licsw, On His Retirement As Executive Director Of The Rhode Island Chapter Of The National Association Of Social Workers, After Many Years Of Dedicated Service To The People Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-17
Senate read and passed
RIS2810IntroRequires the personal care product industry to more fully disclose the ingredients they use and, where applicable, identify ingredients that have been published as a chemical of concern on one or more designated list included in the act.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2811IntroDOH to develop and publish opioid alternative pamphlet.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2787IntroAmends the local share of education funding to be paid to charter public schools based on a comparison of performance data between the specific school from which the student is coming and the specific charter school that will be receiving the student...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2819IntroDefines the educational requirements necessary to qualify an individual as a social worker.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2707IntroRequires employers with 5 or more persons with developmental disabilities to pay employees no less than $15.00/hr and to have state and general revenue/federal funds appropriated to BHDDH programs to adjust minimum wage increase.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2183IntroProvides that feminine hygiene products be provided in all public schools.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2532IntroRequires health insurers to accommodate the request for communication in the form and format requested by the insured.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2522IntroCreates a comprehensive system to promote and regulate the effective and competent administration of medical laboratories by focusing on the training, qualifications and licensure of their practitioners.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2049IntroIncreases the state earned-income credit as of January 1, 2021, to eighteen percent (18%) of the federal earned-income credit, not to exceed the amount of state income tax.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2263IntroCreates new standards for determining whether a state work license applicant's past criminal contacts/convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government-issued license.
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2020-03-05
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2415IntroClarifies the jurisdiction of special police officers upon the land and buildings of educational institutions, and on roads adjacent to the educational institutions to instances where the officer notices that a person is in danger of bodily harm.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2766IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And To Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution (elections) (proposes An Amendment To The Constitution To Modify The Legal Minimum Age To Vote From Eighteen (18) Years To Sixteen (1...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2744IntroRequires informed consent of the elderly for referral of investigations to be made by other state agencies by the long-term care ombudsperson (LTCO).
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2020-03-04
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2731IntroBans gender-based price discrimination on hygiene products by retail establishments with a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for a first violation and one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each subsequent violation.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2167IntroProvides that municipal insurance corporations would be subject to laws regulating insurance companies and would be regulated by the Rhode Island department of business regulation.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2385IntroSenate Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of Medicare-for-all Single Payer Program In Rhode Island (creates An 11 Member Commission To Study And Assess The Implementation Of Medicare-for-all Si...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2383IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Pass Legislation Establishing An Improved "medicare For All" Single Payer Program That Would Provide Universal, Comprehensive And Affordable Health Care
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2389IntroEstablishes single-payer universal health care for Rhode Island residents.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2557IntroMakes any single-user toilet facility in a public building or place of public accommodation available for use by persons of any gender.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2520IntroAllow pregnant women with an annual family income above the applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2020-03-03
Committee recommends passage
RIS2723PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Barrington Under 12 All Star Team On Their Success In The 2019 Little League World Series
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2020-03-03
Senate read and passed
RIS2140IntroForbids 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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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2232IntroChanges the title of chapter 37.2 of title 5 and throughout, replacing "Oriental medicine" with "Chinese medicine" and allows certified individuals to practice acupuncture and Chinese medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic methods.
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2020-02-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS2264IntroRequires the sealing of any district court file, where a resolution of a trespass and eviction complaint results in a verdict for the tenant and no appeal is taken.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2258IntroProhibits a landlord from asking about the immigration status of a tenant, prospective tenant, occupant, or prospective occupant of residential rental property.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2674IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Make Recommendations Regarding The Licensing Of Residential Builders And Contractors (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations Regarding The Licensing ...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2708IntroIncreases taxable wage base for TDI/TCI contributions/coverage/maximum weeks for TC leave/provides fines/penalties for non-reinstatement of employee/creates tax credit for low wage employees.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2700IntroRequires all motorcycle operators to wear a helmet of a type approved by the administrator of the division of motor vehicles.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2632IntroRequires that the board of education incorporate additional questions into its annual assessment of schools and related surveys and provide annual reports to the house of representatives and the senate.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS2697IntroIncreases the maximum amount to be recovered in civil court action as a small claims from two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) to seven thousand dollars ($7,000).
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2653IntroAdds medical directors or their designees to those individuals to whom disclosure of information contained in any prescription-drug-database is allowed.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2662IntroAuthorizes a licensed pharmacist, who successfully completes a course on tobacco cessation therapy, to prescribe and dispense tobacco cessation drug products to a qualified patient pursuant to rules adopted by the board of pharmacy.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2666IntroIncreases the number of members of the transit authority from eight to nine and makes the mayor of Providence or designee an ex officio member with voting privileges.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2657IntroProhibits a pelvic, rectal, or breast examination on an unconscious or anesthetized patient unless the patient gives informed consent, the exam is within the scope of care or the examination is required for diagnostic purposes.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2692IntroAmends the age and process in which people who are adopted in the state of Rhode Island would have access to their original birth certificates.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2273IntroPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS2245IntroAmends the definition of practice of pharmacy to include the administration of medications.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2524IntroRevokes the authority of the health insurance commissioner's ability to enforce a ruling of the federal government or federal court that revokes the prohibition on limits on health insurance.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2582IntroIncreases the amount of parental or family leave available to an employee from thirteen (13) weeks to twenty-six (26) weeks in any two (2) calendar years.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2530IntroRequires the department of health, in conjunction with the department of environmental management, to conduct indoor and outdoor air quality tests in all public and private schools throughout the state on an annual basis.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2581IntroComprehensively amend the state’s apprenticeship statutes to make them more consistent with applicable federal regulations and to make them easier to understand and more consistent with each other.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2521IntroAmends the current law so that digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) screenings are available wherever mammograms are conducted and provides insurance coverage for such screenings.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2592IntroProhibits the possession of firearms on school grounds except for peace officers, retired law enforcement officers, persons under contract to provide school security services, and unloaded firearms in locked containers or a locked rack on motor vehic...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2575IntroExtends protection to persons employed in domestic service and include retaliation as an unlawful employment practice.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2341IntroProhibits a medical training program from using live animals if another accredited training program in the same medical discipline does not use animals or if an alternative teaching method exists.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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