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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
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
RIS0737PassCreates the "student loan bill of rights act" which establishes guidelines for the issuance of postsecondary loans.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0755PassExempts those students in grade twelve (12) who are enrolled full-time in a dual enrollment program where the courses are taken on a higher education institution campus from the requirement that they complete health and physical education courses.
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2019-07-15
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
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
RIS0869PassAllows teachers to obtain certification as a principal in an expedited period of time.
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2019-07-08
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
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
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
RIS1018PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Providence Schools Superintendent Mr. Christopher N. Maher For His Exemplary Public Service
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2019-06-26
Senate read and passed
RIS1002PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Elizabeth Russillo On Being Named The 2020 Rhode Island "teacher Of The Year"
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2019-06-25
Senate read and passed
RIS0987PassSenate Resolution Recognizing "juneteenth National Freedom Day" On June 19, 2019
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2019-06-19
Senate read and passed
RIS0986PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Crossroads Rhode Island On 125 Years Of Helping Rhode Islanders In Need
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2019-06-18
Senate read and passed
RIS0956PassSenate Resolution Memorializing And Commemorating The 75th Anniversary Of The D-day Landings In Normandy, France, And The Eventual Liberation Of Europe
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2019-06-06
Senate read and passed
RIS0946PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Thundermist Health Center On 50 Years Of Providing Rhode Islanders With Quality Service And Health Care
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2019-06-05
Senate read and passed
RIS0921PassSenate Resolution Thanking Howell Smith, Iii, And The Generations Of Devoted Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians And Staff At Howell Smith Druggist For Eighty-two Years Of Dedicated Service To The People Of Pawtucket And Surrounding Neighborhoods
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2019-05-29
Senate read and passed
RIS0918PassSenate Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Edward F. Donnelly, Jr.
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2019-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0883PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Donald J. Lopes, Sr.
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2019-05-21
Senate read and passed
RIS0875PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 12 Through May 18, 2019, To Be "national Police Week" In The State Of Rhode Island, In Remembrance Of All Police And Law Enforcement Officers Who Have Lost Their Lives In The Line Of Duty
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2019-05-15
Senate read and passed
RIS0871PassSenate Resolution Celebrating The Delectable 2019 "great Rumford Bake Off" Held On May 12, 2019, And The 160th Anniversary Of The Creation Of Rumford Baking Powder
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2019-05-09
Senate read and passed
RIS0870PassSenate Resolution Commemorating "world Lupus Day" In The State Of Rhode Island On May 10, 2019
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2019-05-09
Senate read and passed
RIS0859PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of May 6th Through May 11th Of 2019 To Be "teacher Appreciation Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-07
Senate read and passed
RIS0853PassSenate Resolution Recognizing May 2, 2019, As "national Day Of Prayer" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-02
Senate read and passed
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
RIS0814PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming April 24, 2019, As "armenian Genocide Remembrance Day" To Commemorate The Armenian Genocide Of 1915 To 1923, And In Honor Of Armenian-amercians
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2019-04-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0750PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities And Hospitals (bhddh) To Fully Address All Previous Violations And Take All Necessary Actions To Ensure Ongoing Compliance With...
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2019-04-04
Senate read and passed
RIS0749PassSenate Resolution Recognizing And Commending John Daniel Foreman, Troop 1, Wakefield, Rhode Island, Upon Achieving Scouting's Most Distinguished Honor, The Rank Of Eagle Scout
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2019-04-04
Senate read and passed
RIS0735PassSenate Resolution Commemorating "quahog Week 2019" From March 25 To March 31
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2019-03-28
Senate read and passed
RIS0734PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming March As "colorectal Cancer Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-03-28
Senate read and passed
RIS0733PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Therese F. Quinn
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2019-03-27
Senate read and passed
RIS0632PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Janet R. Mcgovern
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2019-03-19
Senate read and passed
RIS0522PassSenate Resolution Expressing Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Martha Torrado
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2019-03-05
Senate read and passed
RIS0519PassSenate Resolution Honoring And Thanking Angel Jimenez Of Providence For His Alertness In Noticing There Was A Fire Taking Place At Hasbro Children's Hospital And Immediately Notifying His Mother
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2019-02-28
Senate read and passed
RIS0392PassSenate Resolution Congratulating And Thanking The Church Of St. Michael The Archangel On 160 Years As A Vital Spiritual And Service Center For The People Of South Providence And Larger Rhode Island Community
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2019-02-27
Senate read and passed
RIS0394PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Month Of February As "black History Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-02-27
Senate read and passed
RIS0389PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 175th Anniversary Of Dominican Republic Independence On February 27, 2019
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2019-02-26
Senate read and passed
RIS0252PassSenate Resolution Extending Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Dr. Kenneth R. Walker, Sr.
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2019-02-13
Senate read and passed
RIS0248PassSenate Resolution Proclaiming The Week Of February 7th Through The 14th Of 2019, To Be "congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-02-07
Senate read and passed
RIS0183PassSenate Resolution Congratulating Michelle Johnson, A Third-grade Teacher At The Mary E. Fogarty School In Providence, On Winning The 2018 Milken Educator Award
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2019-01-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0184PassSenate Resolution Congratulating The Central Falls High School Football Team On Winning The 2018 Rhode Island State Championship
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2019-01-30
Senate read and passed
RIS0101PassSenate Resolution Honoring The Late Herbert F. Spencer For His Decades Of Outstanding Service To The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-01-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0102PassSenate Resolution Extending Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Laura RodrÍguez
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2019-01-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0103PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The Celebration Of The Birth Of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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2019-01-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0036PassSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The President Of The United States, The Honorable Donald J. Trump, And The United States Congress End Their Impasse And Reach A Deal To Fund The Government
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2019-01-16
Senate read and passed
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