Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara [D]

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RIH6216PassProvides that financial and other records be made available for examination by unit owners within thirty (30) days of a request being made.
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2019-07-19
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5544PassEstablishes audit requirements for pharmacy benefit managers and also establishes annual reporting requirements for health insurers.
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2019-07-16
Signed by Governor
RIH5028PassRequires public utilities or utility facilities to repave and repair roadways altered or excavated by them to the satisfaction of state or municipalities providing financial recovery for defective incomplete repairs.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5141PassAllows some persons, who do not otherwise qualify to reside in a special care unit in an assisted living residence to get into that unit under certain circumstances.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5178PassEstablishes the Rhode Island Program to address Alzheimer's disease.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5298PassPermits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5541PassExpands the provisions requiring the reporting of immunization status and any other relevant information to adults, not just children, and requires the department of health to include routine adult immunization in the department’s immunization prog...
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5672PassExtends the required air quality monitoring program at T.F. Green International Airport for two years to July 31, 2021.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5936PassCreates 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
RIH6215PassAuthorizes building inspectors to affix their signatures to permits that pertain to work they inspect.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIH5008PassProvides for the review of existing and the development of new statewide academic standards by the commissioner of education.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5184PassRequires pharmacies display warning notice regarding use of opioids/schedule II controlled substances compiled by DOH relating to overuse/misuse/mixing with other drugs/alcohol effective 9/1/19.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH6033PassMakes sweeping changes to the law on massage therapy licensing.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH5116PassRequires retail establishments to accept cash in payment for goods and services.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5289PassEnsures appropriate disability language is used in all job descriptions and statutes.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH5540IntroRequires the state department of health to post and maintain on its website a link to ClinicalTrials.gov, a free service of the National Institutes of Health Library of Medicine.
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2019-06-27
Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
RIH5228IntroIncludes licensed school psychologists under the provisions of the general laws governing the regulations of psychologists.
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2019-06-26
Meeting postponed (06/26/2019)
RIH5314IntroProhibits a food service establishment from providing a consumer with a single-use plastic straw unless requested by the consumer.
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2019-06-26
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5990IntroRequires 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
RIH5033IntroMandates that a program of financial literacy be taught to all students in the public high schools throughout the state of Rhode Island.
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2019-06-25
To Senate Education Committee
RIH6062IntroRequires retail establishments with 3 persons or more on premises without public restrooms to allow customers to use employee restrooms for certain medical conditions upon presentation of documentary proof with violators fined $250. Effective 1/1/20
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2019-06-25
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH5036IntroExpands the existing disability business enterprises program by allowing Veterans' Affairs, the Social Security Administration and others to verify that a business owner has a disability and is eligible for the current program.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH5569IntroJoint Resolution Adoption Of The State Plan On Alzheimer's Disease And Related Disorders
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2019-06-13
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH6223PassHouse Resolution Celebrating The 5th Annual "rhode Island Calamari Festival" On September 7th Of 2019, And Thanking Rhode Island's Fishermen And Fishing Industry Workers For All Their Hard Work
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2019-06-13
House read and passed
RIH5553IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations For Encouraging More Persons Of Color To Enter The Field Of Education (creates A 13 Member Commission To Study And Make Recommendations For Encouraging Mo...
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2019-06-11
House passed Sub A
RIH6189IntroEstablishes an opioid stewardship payment program which manufacturers and distributors of opioids would pay into, to support opioid treatment programs.
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2019-06-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH6122PassAllows James Weston Reynolds to join Jenna Alean Mendonsa and Scott William Donovan in marriage on or about June 8, 2019, within the City of Cranston, Rhode Island.
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2019-06-06
Signed by Governor
RIH6194PassHouse Resolution Commemorating The 54th Annual Gaspee Days Celebration
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2019-06-06
House read and passed
RIH5772PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Amaral & Associates Real Estate, Inc.
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2019-06-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6187PassHouse 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
House read and passed
RIH5048IntroCreates a sales tax holiday for the days of August 10, 2019 and August 11, 2019.
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2019-06-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH5972IntroRequires the state to make each of its quarterly motor vehicle excise tax phase out reimbursements to the town of Cumberland, three (3) months earlier than the rest of the municipalities.
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2019-05-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH6155PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating Members Of The Bishop Hendricken High School Team On Their Victories At The Rhode Island And National Academic Decathlons
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2019-05-28
House read and passed
RIH6152IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant which allows eligible homeowners and renters to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards.
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2019-05-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5202IntroDirects the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to provide for clinical oversight of the use of therapeutic beds and cribs which are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH5916IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island health insurance market stability and consumer protection act in order to update state law to reflect current insurance standards, practice and regulation to maintain market stability.
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2019-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH5156IntroExcludes pension income from taxation under the same circumstances as social security exclusion.
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5098IntroExempts self-employed sole practicing investigators operating independently from any partnership, corporation, limited liability company or association from the sale tax imposed on services.
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2019-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5099IntroEliminates the ten dollar ($10.00) fee requirement for the sales tax permit.
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2019-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5188IntroIncreases the amount of reimbursement funds required to be paid by the Rhode Island airport corporation to the city of Warwick for municipal services.
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2019-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5244IntroIncreases the authorized tax exempt holdings of Jewish Seniors Agency of Rhode Island to $2,000,000.
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2019-05-07
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (05/08/2019)
RIH5318IntroReestablishes a nursing loan interest forgiveness program that had sunset on December 31, 2010.
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2019-05-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH6044IntroRemoves the exemption that allows elected officials to appear on a Rhode Island PBS Foundation television station program one hundred and twenty (120) days before any election in which they are a candidate.
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2019-05-07
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6077PassHouse 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
House read and passed
RIH5796IntroRelieves Central Falls from reimbursing state for expenses related to fiscal stability act, expenses related to Central Falls school district bankruptcy proceeding, expenses of Moreau v Flanders, or expenses incurred after termination of receivership...
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2019-05-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH5991IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Rhode Island Office Of Energy Resources Improve Consumer Protection Related To Solar Energy Programs For Homeowners
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2019-05-02
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5992IntroEstablishes procedure/process to prohibit intentional environment manipulation by geoengineering and requires license from DEM to conduct any such activities.
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2019-05-02
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6049PassHouse Resolution Proclaiming May Of 2019 To Be "child Care Awareness Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-05-01
House read and passed
RIH5853IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Early Childhood Innovation Act and funds to support programs designed to narrow the education achievement gap for at-risk children who are entering kindergarten.
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2019-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5862IntroExtends the Promise Scholarship program for two (2) years through 2022.
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2019-04-30
To House Finance Committee
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