Rhode Island Representative Karen Alzate [D]

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RIH5168IntroRepeals 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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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 19]
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5431IntroIncludes any "licensed public health dental hygienist" among persons eligible to conduct dental screenings for children in kindergarten, third, and ninth grade.
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/19/2019)
RIH5489IntroAllows plaintiffs seeking a domestic abuse protective order in family court to include any of their minor children who are not related to the defendant by blood or marriage within the same complaint and restraining order.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIH5537IntroRestricts the initial prescription to an adult and all prescriptions to a minor patient for an opiate to a seven (7) day supply with exceptions for certain conditions and medicines designed for substance abuse or opioid dependence treatment.
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/19/2019)
RIH5764IntroMoves the date of primaries to the eighth Tuesday preceding biennial state elections.
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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/20/2019)
RIH5543IntroAdds the multi-disciplinary maternal mortality review committee to the review of the office of state medical examiners and extend certain immunities and confidentiality agreements to multi-disciplinary teams.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH6134IntroProvides 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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2019-06-14
Placed on House Calendar (06/18/2019)
RIH6219IntroExpands the definition of "family member" for purposes of zoning ordinances.
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2019-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 18]
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5125IntroServes to codify the privacy rights guaranteed by the decision reached in the United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) and its progeny.
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2019-06-13
Placed on Senate Calendar (06/19/2019)
RIH5794EngrossRequires that the department of environmental management to request proposals, every two years, to solicit procurement of a representative organization to operate the paint stewardship program.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH6222PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Jaala Smith On Her Outstanding Perfomance On "masterchef Junior"
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2019-06-13
House read and passed
RIH5538EngrossSchool boards to establish threat assessment policies and teams. Oversight committee for the teams is established.
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2019-06-12
Committee recommends passage in concurrence
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
RIH6198IntroEstablishes 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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2019-06-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH5397IntroExempts a housing development financed with federal low income tax credits, as well as Rhode Island non-profit corporations or entities which are tax exempt and own real estate under an affordable housing program, from real estate conveyance tax.
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2019-05-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH6113IntroPermits division of motor vehicles to issue probationary operator’s licenses to those who had their licenses suspended, under certain conditions and for reasons of extreme hardship. Offenses involving alcohol, injury or death would be ineligible.
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2019-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH6110IntroAuthorizes the imposition of administrative penalties against a school district that fails to link the school district's bullying policy on the homepage of the school district's website.
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2019-05-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH6127IntroAuthorizes 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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2019-05-22
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5385IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $185,000 To The Division Of Elderly Affairs In The Department Of Human Services To Fund Elder Respite Services (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of $185,000 To The Division Of Elderly Affairs In The ...
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2019-05-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH6098IntroDirects the council on elementary and secondary education to implement teacher licensure tests modeled after the Massachusetts tests for educator licensure, commencing on July 1, 2021.
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2019-05-15
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5913IntroDirects 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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2019-05-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH5581IntroImposes 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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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH5912IntroIncreases tax wage base for contributions to TDI /TCI, expands eligibility, increases benefit rates, adds sibling and grandchild in coverage benefits, increases temp caregiver weeks, and institutes fines for not reinstating an employee who uses progr...
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2019-05-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH6096PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Tolman Boys Soccer Head Coach Dan Silva On Being Named The Rhode Island Interscholastic League 2018-2019 Male Coach Of The Year
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2019-05-09
House read and passed
RIH5307IntroExempts from the sales and use taxes products used for feminine hygiene in connection with the menstrual cycle.
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2019-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5793IntroExempts 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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2019-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH6079IntroEntitles correctional officers who have a minimum of 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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2019-05-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH5780IntroCreates the Percentage of Income Home Energy Affordability Program, an income-sensitive tiered subsidy program to ensure that home energy utility costs are affordable for eligible low-income households.
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2019-05-07
To House Finance Committee
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
RIH6061PassHouse Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Raymond R. Coderre
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2019-05-02
House read and passed
RIH5243IntroFacilitates state departments/agencies to implement electronic filing of applications for licenses/permits/ registrations/certificates by allowing state vendor to withhold commission for developing and implementing electronic filing web-based system.
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2019-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5625IntroLimits the application fee for pharmacists to two hundred dollars ($200) annually.
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2019-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5808IntroProvides tax credits for qualified investments in "opportunity zones" in Pawtucket and Central Falls.
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2019-05-01
To House Finance Committee
RIH5100IntroRequires 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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2019-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5192IntroEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2019-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5624IntroAllows state employees the ability to make an after tax contribution to a qualified Roth contribution program as a part of a deferred compensation plan.
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2019-04-30
To House Finance Committee
RIH5677EngrossExempts natural hair braiders from the requirement to be licensed as hairdressers or cosmeticians, and would define the practice of natural hair braiding.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIH6028PassHouse Resolution Commemorating April Of 2019 As “national Fair Housing Month” In The State Of Rhode Island And Avidly Celebrating The 51st Anniversary Of The Passage Of The Fair Housing Act Of 1968
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2019-04-25
House read and passed
RIH5715IntroRemoves the requirement that party primary voters automatically change their party affiliation to that party and reduces from 90 to 30 days the time before an election that a non-candidate can change their affiliation.
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2019-04-24
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5936IntroCreates the "student loan bill of rights act" which establishes guidelines for the issuance of postsecondary loans.
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2019-04-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH5187PassRatifies and validates the amendments to the Barrington Home Rule Charter which were approved by the electors of the town of Barrington at the polls on November 6, 2018.
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2019-04-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5815IntroRequires health insurance contract to provide coverage for all FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products.
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2019-04-10
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5939PassHouse Resolution Recognizing And Advocating Support For The "census Day Of Action" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-04-02
House read and passed
RIH5897IntroIssues permanent registration and registration plates to vehicles owned by the Civil Air Patrol.
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2019-03-28
To House Special Legislation Committee
RIH5511IntroAllows DMV to issue driving privilege licenses/permits to applicants unable to establish lawful presence in US which are not valid for ID purposes effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5550IntroRequires various health care facilities and child care facilities to have automated external defibrillators on site.
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2019-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5560IntroRequires all school districts to designate an athletic trainer to be available for high school athletic practices and games.
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2019-03-27
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH5813IntroEstablishes and implements woodland stewardship and preservation programs managed by the department of environmental management administered by cities and towns through local comprehensive planning and zoning.
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5735IntroRequires the judicial nominating commission to consider a nominee's unique background and overall competence in all areas of practice of laws rather than emphasizing trial and courtroom experience in selecting nominees for the judiciary.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH5716IntroClassifies the names, applications and resumes submitted to the judicial nominating commission as public records.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
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